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Iraqis fear sectarian violence in Baghdad
As violence edges closer to the capital, scores of Iraqis are desperately trying to leave the country.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 11:05 GMT
Iraqi cleric Sadr retires from politics
Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr says he will withdraw from politics and close his offices in a letter posted on his website.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2014 14:14 GMT
US 'abandons' plans to keep troops in Iraq
Senior official suggests troops will leave Iraq by end of year deadline, but White House and Pentagon play down remarks.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 03:00 GMT
Iraq's al-Sadr suspends attacks on US forces
Shia leader says military operations will only resume if US troops in Iraq fail to pull out in time.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 10:21 GMT
Sadr calls for an end to 'US occupation'
Shia cleric threatens to relaunch armed resistance unless the US withdraws from Iraq by year-end.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 10:22 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
The dramas North Koreans won't see anymore
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