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Obama welcomes move to name Iraq's new PM
US president says he has already spoken with Haider al-Ibadi, urging the formation of a new inclusive Iraqi government.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 07:29 GMT
Iraq president asks deputy speaker to be PM
Fouad Massoum asks Haider al-Abadi, country's main Shia coalition's nominee for prime minister, to form a government.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 18:55 GMT
Iraqis seek refuge in Kurdish north
Iraqis displaced from southern areas find sanctuary in schools and with family as they escape north.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2014 09:09 GMT
Iraqi Kurds targeted by twin car bomb blasts
At least 30 people killed and 185 injured in bombing targeting Patriotic Union of Kurdistan office in Tuz Khurmato town.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2014 20:08 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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