At least 59 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. So-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the assault, which targeted a mainly Shia area of the city. It's Baghdad's deadliest attack this year.
A double suicide bombing has killed some 30 people in central Baghdad where day laborers usually gather to seek work. Iraq is readying for elections in May with voters alarmed over security.
Suicide bomb attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul, have killed at least 40 people and injured some 30 others. The attacks were near a media outlet and a Shiite cultural center.
"Islamic State" has once again chosen to target Shiites in its latest Kabul bombings that killed at least 40 people. Experts say the group is trying to create sectarian rifts in the country and use them to its advantage.
The Iraqi premier has announced the defeat of "Islamic State" (IS) after months of fighting to uproot the militant group. But European authorities have warned that its ideology still remains a threat to global security.
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