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Pollution, traffic could have cost Delhi the Asian Games
Kuwait City, April 18 (IANS) The Indian capital's pollution and traffic congestion - cause of 'concern' for the bids evaluation committee - could have led to New Delhi's 19-26 defeat to South Korea's Incheon city in the race to host the 2014 Asian Games.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 11:57:35 AM

Delhi loses bid, Incheon to host 2014 Asian Games (EVENING LEAD)
Kuwait City, April 17 (IANS) Money power is believed to have played the crucial difference as South Korean's Incheon city, which offered $20 million to the voting countries, beat New Delhi's bid Tuesday to win the right to host the 2014 Asian Games.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 9:06:32 PM

'Iran needs four years to complete fuel cycle'
Tehran, April 17 (DPA) Chief of Iran's atomic agency Gholam-Reza Aqazadeh said Tuesday that Iran would still need four years to complete its own nuclear fuel cycle.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 8:33:23 PM

25 gunmen among 30 killed in Iraq (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 17 (DPA) At least 30 people, including 25 gunmen, were killed in separate violent incidents in Iraq Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 8:32:56 PM

Israeli citizen detained for suspected spying for Iran
Jerusalem, April 17 (Xinhua) Israel's Shin Bet security service has detained an Israeli citizen of Persian descent suspected of spying for Iran military intelligence, Israeli daily Ha'aretz reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 7:37:23 PM

Egypt charges three suspects of spying for Israel
Cairo, April 17 (Xinhua) The Egyptian government has referred three suspects charged with spying for Israel to the Emergency Higher State Security Court for trial, the official news agency MENA reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 7:36:52 PM

Incheon pips New Delhi to host Asiad 2014
Kuwait City, April 17 (IANS) New Delhi has lost the bid to host the 2014 Asian Games to Incheon, the third largest city of South Korea.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 7:19:00 PM

Incheon beats New Delhi to host 2014 Asian Games (LEAD)
Kuwait City, April 17 (IANS) South Korean's Incheon city beat the bid of New Delhi to host the 2014 Asian Games, it was announced here Tuesday. A total of 45 countries voted to choose the host city.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 7:08:17 PM

25 gunmen killed in Iraq
Wasit (Iraq), April 17 (DPA) At least 25 gunmen were killed in an offensive by joint Iraqi-US troops in a town in the north of Wasit province while suspected insurgents shot dead two Iraqis in Baquba Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 6:34:24 PM

Israeli forces kill Palestinian militant
Ramallah, April 17 (Xinhua) Israeli forces Tuesday killed a member of Palestinian Fatah's military in the West Bank city of Jenin, witnesses said.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 6:08:23 PM

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