A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers and wounded two in Baghdad.
The U.S. said the blast occurred Tuesday in east Baghdad but gave no further details.
However, a U.S. Humvee was seen burning Tuesday at an intersection in Mashtal section of eastern Baghdad.
U.S. officials believe mainstream Mahdi forces have generally stuck by the order but breakaway factions of the militia are continuing attacks.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that US army bases will not appear on the southern Kuril Islands in the even Russia delivers them to Japan
Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia