BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in a Shi'ite neighborhood of the Iraqi capital Baghdad killing at least 12 people on Monday, police and hospital sources said. The blast, near a crowded market in the northern Shaab district of Baghdad, wounded 26. Earlier on Monday, at least 43 people were killed in a wave of car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims in Baghdad and the southern oil hub of Basra, police and medics said. (Reporting by Kareem Raheem; Writing by Ahmed rasheed; Editing by Janet Lawrence)
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Twenty-four people died in a battle between South Sudan's military and rebel fighters the government believes to be supported by neighboring Sudan, while a tribe-on-tribe cattle-raiding attack elsewhere in the country killed 27 people, officials said Monday.