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Conference presses government to combat abuse, honour killings.
23 Apr 10
IWPR newspaper produced during elections in Iraqi Kurdistan wins praise for balance and presentation.
25 Sep 09
Some warn of post-election clashes if fraud is suspected at the polls.
27 Jul 09
Business appears to trump political differences as long-standing foes build closer ties.
9 Jun 08
PUK officials back president’s much-criticised attempt to muzzle party members.
21 May 08
Officials concerned series of gastric infections may signal outbreak of killer disease.
5 May 08
Schools in the Kurdish north are encouraging adult education for women who never had a chance to go to school when they were young.
4 Mar 07
Poor quality of mental health services thought to account for popularity of local faith healers.
18 Nov 06
Authorities provide women with their own petrol station to spare them the discomfort of queuing days for fuel.
4 Oct 06
Kurdish women’s rights activists say blood money payment in a high-profile case sets a dangerous precedent for crimes against women.
27 Jul 06