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Death of journalist and subsequent crackdown on press freedom have raised serious questions about claim that region is democratic model for rest of country.
20 Jun 11
19 Apr 11
Iraqi Kurdistan enjoys a vibrant media scene, but it remains beset with a multitude of problems.
22 Dec 10
Kurdish women activists campaigned for extradition to London of two men involved in the killing of their cousin.
19 Nov 10
29 Jan 10
But Kurds in no mood to give up on demand for referendum on province’s fate.
14 May 08
Saddam and his henchmen go on trial for their role in notorious military operation nearly 20 years ago.
12 Sep 06
In a cash-based society, convincing Kurds to trust their savings to banks is still an uphill battle.
23 May 06
Stalled economic development has stirred unrest in this once-flourishing agricultural town.
22 May 06
The hometown of Jalal Talabani was the scene of rapturous celebrations after he was named as Iraqi president.
18 Nov 05