World Bulletin/News Desk
Several bomb attacks in Iraqi capital Baghdad left 26 dead and 68 others injured on Tuesday.
Targeting a funeral, a bomb attack in Al Azamiyah district of Baghdad killed 20 and injured 48.
In the town of As Saliyh, a bomb went off in a park, killing three and wounding eight others.
Another bomb attack in the As Sadr neighborhood of Baghdad also killed at least three people and injured 12 others.
Violence has surged across Iraq in recent months, reaching its highest level since 2008.
According to the United Nations, more than 800 people were killed across Iraq in various acts of terrorism in August alone.
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The Geneva-based body was holding its first meeting with Washington's seat occupied by an envoy from President Donald Trump's government.
The blaze began early in the morning, sending thick plumes of smoke billowing over the Somali capital as flames devoured market stalls whose hodge-podge placement made it difficult for firefighters to contain the inferno.
Such rescue operations "should be reevaluated", Fabrice Leggeri told Germany's Die Welt daily, also accusing the groups of not effectively cooperating with security agencies against human traffickers.
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"A projectile fired from the Gaza Strip hit an open area...in southern Israel," a military statement said.
A ministry official said Foreign Secretary S.Jaishankar would travel to Washington on Tuesday for a "wide-ranging bilateral discussion", without giving further details.
UNHCR said refugees have reported walking for five to seven days to reach Sudan's border state like White Nile, and that 90 percent of the new arrivals there are women and children.