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Iraq's government: On the verge of collapse?
As Iraq's government has put national reconciliation talks on hold, we discuss the issues behind the growing divisions.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2012 11:23 GMT
Iraq gets a new government
Parliament unanimously approves Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his new government, ending nine months of deadlock.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2010 21:21 GMT
Iraqi PM unveils partial cabinet
Nouri al-Maliki submits shortlist to parliament in major step towards forming government nine months after polls.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2010 08:25 GMT
A breakthrough in Iraq?
Iraqi politicians seem to have salvaged a power-sharing deal but the country's political deadlock may be far from over.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2010 10:24 GMT
Iraq pact heralds new political era
In power-sharing agreement, Nouri al-Maliki continues as prime minister and Jalal Talabani remains president.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2010 09:36 GMT
US urges inclusive Iraq government
Barack Obama stresses need for representatives from all winning blocs to hold leadership posts in the new government.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2010 07:35 GMT
Iraq begins to form new government
In second meeting since March election, parliament elects new president and speaker despite Sunni coalition walkout.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2010 02:56 GMT
Iraqi MPs vote on new government
Lawmakers have chosen a new speaker of parliament but have a month to fill the government's vacant cabinet positions.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2010 19:42 GMT
Power-sharing deal reached in Iraq
Rival blocs set to form a new government that retains al-Maliki as prime minister and Talabani as president.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2010 12:40 GMT
Iraqi politicians 'break deadlock'
Rival blocs set to form new government in deal that would allow al-Maliki to remain prime minister.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2010 09:45 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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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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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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