World Today: 2015-04-18 Saturday

Iraqi Kurdistan:  Bomb blast targets US Consulate in Erbil.  On Friday at about 5:45pm local time, a car bomb exploded in Erbil (Hewler) outside the US Consulate, killing two Turkish citizens of Kurdish ethnicity and injuring several others, including an American woman.

South Africa:  Anti-immigrant violence kills six. ‘The United Nations refugee agency has today welcomed efforts by South Africa’s Government to contain a recent wave of xenophobic violence that has accounted for the deaths of six people in the past three weeks in South Africa.’

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