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US advice adds to England's Zimbabwe fears

The England players’ representative Richard Bevan said the team’s World Cup opener in Harare must be moved to South Africa after the US State Department urged Americans to consider leaving the country. The US advice came after the England players issued a statement on Monday saying they wanted their match against Zimbabwe in Harare on February 13 moved to main World Cup hosts South Africa on safety grounds. The State Department said: “Zimbabwe is in the midst of political, economic and humanitarian crises with serious implications for the security situation in the country. “All US citizens in Zimbabwe are urged to take those measures they deem appropriate to ensure their well being, including consideration of departure.” Full Story

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