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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

Gaza guards threaten reporters protesting Johnston kidnap
Gaza, April 17 (DPA) Hamas militiamen guarding the Palestinian parliament building in Gaza Tuesday allegedly pushed, hit and threatened at gunpoint four local Palestinian journalists who were protesting the kidnapping of BBC correspondent Alan Johnston, witnesses said.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 4:13:48 PM

2014 Asian Games bid: initial joy in Indian camp
Kuwait City, April 17 (IANS) There was initial joy in the Indian camp Tuesday as New Delhi won the right to make its presentation after South Korea's Incheon city as the two locked horns for the right to hold the 2014 Asian Games. The winner will be picked in a secret ballot in the afternoon.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 3:01:27 PM

Five US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, April 17 (Xinhua) Five US soldiers were killed and six injured in insurgent attacks in Baghdad and western Iraq, the US military said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1:52:39 PM

Pakistan's full support to Delhi's Asian Games bid
Kuwait City, April 16 (IANS) The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries, particularly Pakistan, threw their weight behind Delhi's bid to host the 2014 Asian Games Monday, a day ahead of crucial voting here.

Monday, April 16, 2007 11:16:57 PM

Money could decide 2014 Asian Games bid (LEAD)
Kuwait City, April 16 (IANS) Money could play a major role in choosing the winner of the 2014 Asian Games bid here Tuesday, especially after Delhi's rival, Incheon of South Korea, Monday offered at least $20 million to the 45 voting countries, besides other incentives.

Monday, April 16, 2007 10:27:55 PM

13 soldiers killed in Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), April 16 (Xinhua) Gunmen stormed an Iraqi army checkpoint near northern city of Mosul City Monday, killing 13 soldiers, police sources said.

Monday, April 16, 2007 5:46:15 PM

Money power could decide 2014 Asian Games bid
Kuwait City, April 16 (IANS) Money power could well play a significant role in choosing the winner of the 2014 Asian Games bid here Tuesday, especially after Delhi's rival, South Korean city Incheon, offered $20 million to the voting countries.

Monday, April 16, 2007 5:33:47 PM

Fatah military wing calls for kidnapping Israelis
Gaza, April 16 (Xinhua) Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the military wing of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement Monday urged its members to kidnap Israelis to swap them for Palestinian prisoners.

Monday, April 16, 2007 5:17:04 PM

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