World News

At Least 7 Killed in Iraq Suicide Attack

VOA News
A suicide car bomber in northern Iraq has killed at least seven people.

The bomber drove his explosives-laden vehicle into a security checkpoint northwest of the city of Kirkuk.

Officials say at least 11 people were wounded in the attack Sunday.

No one has claimed responsibility.

Iraq has been experiencing its worst violence in recent years, driven by widespread discontent among its Sunni Arab minority and the civil war in neighboring Syria.

Feature Story

Gloria Maya Terrick holds a sign requesting the government to allow the students to help in the fight against Ebola, outside NGO headquarters, in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 29, 2014. (Benno Muchler/VOA)

Frustrated, Liberian Students Want Ebola Fight Role

Thousands have volunteered to go to counties, rural villages to talk to people in their language about deadly virus More

Special Reports