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Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki speaks during the inauguration of a newly built Tweirij Bridge across the Euphrates River in the city of Karbala, 110 kms from Baghdad on May 15, 2009. Maliki said that serious action will be taken against any corruption found within the Iraqi government. By Mohammed Sawaf/AFP/Getty.

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