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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Female Pakistani police commandos wielding their weapons during an exercise at a police training centre
Etihad Airways marks receiving its first Airbus A380 superjumbo in Abu Dhabi