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Bryan Pearson

Bryan Pearson

    Angelina Jolie calls for aid to refugees on Iraq visit
    Angelina Jolie calls for aid to refugees on Iraq visit
    United Nations goodwill ambassador and Hollywood megastar Angelina Jolie visited Iraq on a humanitarian mission on Thursday and met top officials...
    UN report slams humanitarian crisis in Iraq
    UN report slams humanitarian crisis in Iraq
    Iraq's humanitarian crisis is worsening and the plight of millions of displaced Iraqis is critical, says a grim United Nations report on human...
    Iraq vows to punish Blackwater guards
    Iraq vows to punish Blackwater guards
    Iraq has vowed to punish United States security firm Blackwater after a probe found that its guards were not provoked when they opened "deliberate"...
    'Chemical Ali' executed villagers in batches, court told
    'Chemical Ali' executed villagers in batches, court told
    Saddam Hussein's notorious hatchet man "Chemical Ali" was accused on Monday of ordering villagers executed in batches of 25 at a time as he...
    Baghdad by night -- gunfire and television
    Baghdad by night -- gunfire and television
    Television, DVDs and computer games -- that's entertainment in war-torn Baghdad. That's, if you're lucky.
    Iraq urges neighbours to halt terror as bombs kill scores
    Iraq urges neighbours to halt terror as bombs kill scores
    Iraq urged its neighbours, including Iran and Syria, to halt their alleged support for violent extremists on Saturday as insurgent attacks...
    US to join foes at Baghdad peace huddle
    US to join foes at Baghdad peace huddle
    Envoys from the United States and its arch foes Iran and Syria were to sit together to discuss the crisis in Iraq for the first time on Saturday at...
    Market Theatre - 25 years on
    Market Theatre - 25 years on
    The Market, brainchild of the late playwright Barney Simon, is celebrating its silver anniversary this month with a line-up of some of the protest...
    Rainstorms add to misery in Pakistan
    Rainstorms add to misery in Pakistan
    Huddling under bits of plastic, survivors in quake-hit Muzaffarabad faced fresh heartbreak on Tuesday as torrential rain halted aid efforts hours...
    Thousands go for joyride on Delhi's new underground
    Thousands go for joyride on Delhi's new underground
    The escalators proved as much a novelty as the hi-tech underground trains on Sunday as tens of thousands of joy-riders crammed Delhi's new metro...