ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Britain's high-profile drive to sell Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets in the Persian Gulf seems to be running into trouble, with the United Arab Emirates reportedly having second thoughts about acquiring up to 60 of the aircraft under a contract possibly worth $10 billion.
WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- It was late November 2007 when the already extended mandate of Lebanese President Emile Lahoud expired, the former president wished his staff at the presidential palace in Baabda good luck and goodbye, got into his armor-plated limousine and drove off into the night. Four months later and 16 attempts at staging elections to fill the vacant presidency, Baabda Palace remains unoccupied -- and Lebanon remains without a president.
Richard Norton Smith, former executive director of the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, speaks at the funeral service of former President Gerald Ford at Grace Episcopal Church in East Grand Rapids, Michigan on January 3, 2007. (UPI Photo/Rex Larsen/POOL)
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