Among the dead were 39 civilians in the attack at a security checkpoint. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but it bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State.
Rights groups and European officials condemned Turkish police's takeover of the newspaper, seeing it as proof the government silences dissident views.
The Taliban in Afghanistan said they will not participate in a peace process with the Afghan government until other countries stop attacking them and leave the country.
Both sides are alleging violations in the Syria truce, for which there appear to be no consequences. But overall the violence has been dramatically reduced.
President Hassan Rouhani's bloc won a decisive election victory last month but any change will likely be incremental, to the frustration of reformers.
Saudi Arabia has lost patience with a country where Iran-backed Hezbollah holds an effective veto.
Israeli educators and academics are alleging that right-wing religious political appointees have meddled in a revision of a high school civics textbook to water down discussion of democracy.
The cease-fire has significantly reduced violence across the war-ravaged country, bringing some respite to civilians, particularly from airstrikes.
A moderate-reformist coalition supportive of President Rouhani overcame disqualifications, a media blackout, and other impediments to chip away at the power of Iran's hard-liners.
The market bombings in Sadr City were the deadliest attack in a wave of explosions that targeted other commercial areas in and outside Baghdad on Sunday and brought the day's overall death toll to 92.
A victory for reformists would be a boost for President Hassan Rouhani, who championed the Iranian nuclear deal in the face of hard-line opposition.
A US and Russian-brokered cease-fire brought calm to some parts of Syria for the first time in years on Saturday. But the Islamic State launched several attacks.
Despite a struggling economy and political repression, some Egyptians find that creating a business is a way to work toward a positive future.
Iranians are electing a new parliament and a clerical body that could pick the country's next supreme leader. On the streets of Tehran, anticipation mixes with skepticism.
The much-sought-after constituency in Friday's elections sees little chance of dislodging hard-liners, but say President Rouhani has made their lives better.
Any Iranian relief for Hezbollah will only partly address its client's needs. The militia's support for Syria's Assad is costly, and the US is trying to clamp down on its finances.
Even as tensions rise along the Gaza-Israel frontier, potato farmers from both sides are discussing ways to bolster the Palestinians' vital agriculture sector.
The truce will not cover the Islamic State group, the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, and any other militias designated as terrorist organizations by the UN Security Council.
Both sides in Syria's civil war are closer to a ceasefire than ever before, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday. His remarks came amid an attack that killed dozens in Homs.
Hailed as a building block of a future state, a brand new West Bank city is struggling to persuade Palestinians to move out of their traditional communities.
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