TODAY   |  May 20, 2013

40 killed in Iraq car bombings

A string of car bombings in Baghdad that targeted Shi’ite neighborhoods killed at least 40 people Monday at markets and bus stops.

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>>> violence overseas in iraq a string of car bombings targeting shiite neighborhoods in baghdad. bloodshed has been on the rise in recent weeks, sparking fears that widespread sectarian violence could return to the country and bring it to civil war . in northern afghanistan a suicide bomber targeting a group of local leaders killed at least 14 people. the taliban has claimed responsibility.