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Iraq's most wanted: Where are they now?

Ten years after the fall of Baghdad, Al Jazeera looks at what became of the Iraq invasion's top players.

Business & Economy

Debate on soda tax bubbles up in UK

Health charities champion the levy in fight against obesity, but critics say measure would unfairly tax consumer choice.


Jury still out on Jordanian elections

Parliamentary vote billed as step towards greater democracy, but critics say reforms have been too slow and shallow.


Infographic: The politics of climate change

The positions of key countries and political blocs on climate change measures before the COP18 in Qatar.


Where Obama and Romney stand on the issues

A look at the positions taken by the US presidential candidates on a range of issues at the forefront of 2012 election.


The mystique of 'cursed dynasties'

Another Kennedy tragedy puts the spotlight back on famous families who have often dealt with untimely deaths.


Q&A: Greece's Golden Dawn

What are the repercussions of this far-right party gaining several parliamentary seats in the country's election?


Profile: Nicolas Sarkozy

Despite low approval ratings during his first term, 'President Bling-Bling' is not yet out of the race.


Sarkozy dogged by corruption accusations

Commentators say that cascade of allegations has engendered a 'crisis of confidence' in French democracy.


Profiles: France's 'other' candidates

The personalities and campaign promises of the lesser-known contenders running for president of France.