18-year-old kills self to make father quit alcohol, leaves suicide note

The teenager in his suicide note requested his father to quit drinking alcohol. "You should not drink after I die. You should not light my pyre, because you drink. You don't shave your head. To put it openly, you don't do my last rites. This is my wish," the suicide note reads. May 2, 2018
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Journalist who flung shoes at George Bush could be next Iraq president

Just 10 years after the shoe-flinging incident, Iraqi broadcaster Muntadhar al-Zaidi has his eyes set on a seat in Iraq's Council of Representatives. The war-ravaged nation will hold elections May 12 for both president and PM and will elect 328 members to its Council of Representatives. May 2, 2018