Iran-Iraq Earthquake Death Toll Climbs to Over 400

More than 450 are dead from after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near the Iran-Iraq border on Sunday.

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Baghdad Bombing: Deadliest attack of 2016

At least 125 people have been killed with over 150 injured after a bomb was detonated in the Karrada district, Iraq.

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Angelina Jolie calls for immediate solution to global refugee crisis

UNHCR Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie, has called for immediate action to solve record levels of displacement.

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Acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid dies

Architect Zaha Hadid, whose designs include the London Olympic Aquatic Centre and the Italian National Museum, has died aged 65.

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My story: fleeing conflict in Iraq and overcoming disability made me stronger

Fleeing persecution in Iraq and being granted asylum in Australia didn’t put an end to troubles for Sarah Yahya, now 19, who eventually managed to make the most fantastic lemonade out of a seriously sour batch of lemons.

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Plight of the Yazidis

Thousands of Yazidis seek refuge on Mount Sinjar as Islamic State militants threaten to kill them all, and have already killed at least 500.

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30 million girls at risk of genital mutation

More than 30 million girls and women are at risk of genital mutation in the next decade, UNICEF reports.

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Few in Iraq mark war anniversary

A decade after US troops toppled Saddam Hussein’s regime, few Iraqis mark the day as they face political and economic woes.

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Stamp duty

British artist Steve McQueen, a Turner Prize winner and acclaimed filmmaker, has called for portraits of soldiers killed in the Iraq conflict to be turned into postage stamps.

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A moment with: Matt Damon

Like other Hollywood actors, Matt Damon has not shied away from revealing his political views, MiNDFOOD reports.

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Blair’s depressive state

Tony Blair was so depressed after the Iraq war that the then-British premier told Gordon Brown he would quit the following summer, only to renege on his pledge, a British newspaper report says, MiNDFOOD reports.

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‘The Hurt Locker’ sweeps ‘Avatar’ aside at BAFTAs

Kathryn Bigelow’s Iraq war drama ‘The Hurt Locker’ sweeps James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ aside at the BAFTAs, MiNDFOOD reports.

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