Pictures: Cost of war
Over a hundred thousand Iraqis were killed and millions uprooted as a result of the war. Billions of dollars were spent, much of which is unaccounted for. Corruption is rampant and sectarianism is at an all-time high.
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Obama takes in grand Republic Day parade in show of solidarity between US and India
Barack Obama laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat and planted a sapling in the complex.
Funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way in a cavernous mosque in the capital.
Contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the national costume show