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Legal news from Sunday, April 6, 2008
by Devin Montgomery

The Harare High Court on Sunday postponed until Monday its decision on whether it will order Zimbabwe's Electoral Commission to release the results of the nation's March 29 presidential elections, after hearing arguments in a lawsuit brought by opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) seeking immediate release of the results. Independent observers say that …

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by Benjamin Klein

The Iraqi Council of Representatives will likely consider this week two new draft reform bills attempting to solidify the nation's oil law, Energy Committee Chairman Abdul-Hadi al-Hassani said Saturday. Under the first draft law, the state-run and government-funded Iraqi National Oil Company will be reestablished to operate alongside the North Oil Company and South …

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by Eric Firkel

The ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), led by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, on Sunday demanded a recount of the March 29th presidential election, amid opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) accusations that the move is illegal. The MDC defeated ZANU-PF in the parliamentary …

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