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Car Bomb Rocks Tikrit; Allawi Seeks Premier Post

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Car Bomb Rocks Tikrit; Allawi Seeks Premier Post

Iraq

Car Bomb Rocks Tikrit; Allawi Seeks Premier Post

Car Bomb Rocks Tikrit; Allawi Seeks Premier Post

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A car bomb explodes inside police headquarters in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, killing at least 15 people. On Iraq's political front, the secular interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi is putting together a coalition, in an attempt to lead the country's next government. He seeks to block the candidate of the dominant Shiite political alliance.