No Confidence in John Howard or US claims for Iraqi- al-Qaeda links

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Two stories from the BBC:

First, a historical rebuke for John Howard!

The Australian Senate has passed an historic no-confidence motion against the prime minister over his handling of the crisis in Iraq.

Secondly, doubts about US claims for Iraqi al-Qaeda links.

There are no current links between the Iraqi regime and the al-Qaeda network, according to an official British intelligence report seen by BBC News.