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US business leaders abandon Trump after Charlottesville

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'Why do French people smoke so much?'

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Trump's 'unprecedented transgression'

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Kenya’s opposition leader to take poll dispute to Supreme Court

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US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

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Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

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India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

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Latest update 25/03/2010

2010 Iraqi parliamentary elections

Iraqis headed to the polls on March 7 to elect their national parliament for the second time since the 2003 invasion that ousted dictator Saddam Hussein from power. The poll is seen as a key test for Iraq's fledgling democracy, and is being closely followed by the United States, whose troops are set to complete their withdrawal from the country by the end of 2011.

Background
How to create a polling centre

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Al Qaeda declares 'curfew' on election day, threatens voters

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Powerful car bomb kills pilgrims at Shiite holy site in Najaf

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Violence ahead of crucial legislative poll

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Banned candidates reinstated as campaigning begins

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Pitfalls on path to election day in Iraq

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