Leaders condemn 'Hassan murder'
Political leaders have condemned the apparent murder of aid worker Margaret Hassan by her kidnappers in Iraq. Tony Blair said it was “abhorrent”, while Irish premier Bertie Ahern said her kidnappers “stand condemned by… the entire international community”. Mrs Hassan’s husband has begged for the return of the body of his Irish-born wife, who had UK and Iraqi nationality. A video showing a blindfolded woman being shot in the head has surfaced and has been checked by experts. Full Story