Iraq has seen its bloodiest day in more than six months. Coordinated bomb attacks came on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq.
Turkey's military has said its warplanes hit 12 Kurdish rebel targets in cross-border raids in northern Iraq. It comes as the Turkey's defense minister said it would not stop until all rebel groups were removed.
After terror suspects were arrested at an Indonesian university, there is concern that the country's educational institutions are harboring extremism. DW spoke with Indonesian counterterrorism expert Noor Huda Ismail.
The vote recount comes following widespread allegations of fraud in the May parliamentary elections. The recount could further delay the formation of a new government for the country.
Iraqis have voted electronically to elect lawmakers for 329 parliamentary seats. There is no clear front-runner as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi faces stiff competition from his predecessor.
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