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Courtside
21 Feb 10
Former Bosnian Serb leader demands documents he says will prove UN members funneled weapons to Bosnian army.
19 Feb 10
Police official says he has credible evidence that Taleban chief opposed to Salma Dam is funded by Iranians.
18 Feb 10
Security forces deployed to end “out of control” crime wave in Chamchamal.
A campaign poster in Karbala reads “No place for Baathists”. Shia parties are campaigning on anti-Baathist agendas in an effort to win over voters who were persecuted under Saddam Hussein’s regime. Photo by Metrography.
18 Feb 10
Campaigning in Iraq’s election kicked off last week amid debate about the country’s future and whether its Baathist history continues to permeate politics.
Koment
15 Feb 10
Constitutional referendum proved that minorities not only have a voice, but their voices can effect change.
Comment
15 Feb 10
Those who voted in favour of the constitution because they felt there was no alternative were mistaken.
Comment
15 Feb 10
One year after leaving the capital, a reporter returns to a ghost town.
Comment
15 Feb 10
Now that Saddam has been convicted, Iraq's other criminals - its corrupt officials, militia leaders and terrorists - should be tried too.
Comment
15 Feb 10
Iraqi rulers have long employed the death penalty as a way of getting back at their enemies.
Koment
15 Feb 10
Equality and democracy in higher education must be practiced, not preached.

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