The deal would set up a trust fund for employee and retiree health case benefits, but it was not immediately clear whether the union had achieved its job security demands.
Sunni Arab extremists have begun a systematic campaign to assassinate police chiefs, police officers, other Interior Ministry officials and tribal leaders throughout Iraq.
A new report says that the department responsible for collecting billions of dollars from oil and gas companies that drill on federal lands is plagued with ethical lapses.
Akhtar Soomro for The New York Times
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Police with riot shields fired warning shots and dispersed a group of monks who had defied a ban on demonstrations.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that he considered the dispute over his country's nuclear program "closed."
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