KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR BOOK SIGNING
NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar signs copies of his new book "On The Shoulders of Giants" at Borders Books in New York on January 30, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
Two British terror suspects have been killed in separate U.S. drone attacks in the Pakistan tribal region of south Waziristan, Britain's The Guardian reported.
An Afghan police officer fatally shot six other officers and wounded two more at a checkpoint in the province of Nimroz, authorities said Monday.
Two Afghan army commanders were fired after a U.S.-led coalition airstrike killed 89 civilians, many of them children.
Iraqi military operations in Amarah, the capital of Maysan province, deliberately targeted fighters loyal to Moqtada Sadr, a cleric said during Friday prayers.
The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, who make up the most tradition-bound rivalry pro basketball, open the NBA Finals Thursday.
The Iraqi government has moved, demoted or fired more than a dozen people within the southern Iraqi oil sector this month as domestic and international union officials decry their treatment.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 16, 2008.
Gunmen killed an Iraqi military commander and several of his bodyguards east of Baquba Monday, Iraqi military officials said.
A video by Will.i.am and George Pajon, Jr., in support of U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama has been viewed an estimated 6 million times.
UPI almanac for Monday, April 16, 2007.
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