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Iraqi Shi'ite Legislator Killed in Suicide Car Bombing


A senior Shi'ite member of Iraq's parliament has been killed in a suicide car bombing in northern Baghdad Police say the bomber rammed his explosives-filled vehicle into a convoy carrying Dhari al-Fayadh -- a member of the ruling Shi'ite dominated alliance. His son and three bodyguards were also killed. Also today (Tuesday), a car bomb attack near a police convoy killed two people in the northern city of Kirkuk

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the re-arrest of all suspects accused in the 2002 gang rape of a village woman, whose case highlighted the brutality of tribal justice in Pakistan and drew worldwide condemnation. Thirty-three-year-old Mukhtaran Mai was gang raped on the orders of a village council to punish her teenage brother who allegedly had an affair with a woman of a rival tribe.

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