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Iraqi PM plays down kidnap as militia dispute

Iraq’s prime minister played down a mass kidnap of civil servants in which many may still be missing on Wednesday and which has put further strain on his government to disband militias involved in sectarian violence. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said most of the dozens of hostages seized at a Higher Education Ministry building in central Baghdad on Tuesday had been freed. Full Story

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