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George W. Bush: brother Jeb 'wants' the White House
George W. Bush: brother Jeb 'wants' the White House

It may just be brotherly love, but former president George W. Bush said that his younger sibling Jeb wants the White House in 2016.

George W. Bush: brother Jeb 'wants' the White House
George W. Bush writes bio of his US president dad
George W. Bush writes bio of his US president dad

Former US president George W. Bush has written a "personal biography" of his presidential father, said Crown publishers, which announced it will release the book in November.

George W. Bush writes bio of his US president dad
Howard Baker. ©Reuters/Yuriko Nakao
'Great Conciliator' Howard Baker dies in US

Howard Baker, a former United States Senate majority leader and presidential contender known for his ability to achieve compromise across the political aisle, died on Thursday. He was 88.

'Great Conciliator' Howard Baker dies in US
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President-turned-artist Bush tells of 'tense' Putin relations

Former US president George W. Bush said relations with Vladimir Putin grew "increasingly tense" during his White House years, as he unveiled his portraits of world leaders, including the Russian head of state.

President-turned-artist Bush tells of 'tense' Putin relations
Mowaffak al-Rubaie. ©Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
Man who oversaw Saddam hanging recalls dictator's end

Mowaffak al-Rubaie sits in his office with a statue of Saddam Hussein behind him, the rope used to hang the dictator around its neck, recalling his final minutes.

Man who oversaw Saddam hanging recalls dictator's end
Obama: Mandela bent history towards justice
Obama: Mandela bent history towards justice

America's first black president Barack Obama Thursday mourned Nelson Mandela as a "profoundly good" man who "took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice."

Obama: Mandela bent history towards justice
Senate renews warrantless surveillance act
Senate renews warrantless surveillance act

The Senate approved a five-year extension Friday of a George W. Bush-era surveillance law that allows US spy agencies to conduct wiretapping on foreign citizens without a warrant.

Senate renews warrantless surveillance act
Kofi Annan. ©REUTERS
Blair could have prevented Iraq war: Annan

Former British prime minister Tony Blair was the only person capable of turning George Bush against the 2003 Iraq invasion, ex-United Nations chief Kofi Annan claimed.

Blair could have prevented Iraq war: Annan

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