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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

US soldiers mistakenly shoot dead three Iraqi cops
Baghdad, April 16 (DPA) US soldiers conducting a raid against suspected insurgents in western Iraq mistakenly shot dead Monday three Iraqi police officers and wounded a fourth, officials said.

Monday, April 16, 2007 5:16:30 PM

Iran insists on right to develop nuclear technology
Tehran, April 16 (RIA Novosti) The Iranian president reiterated Monday that his country will never give up its legitimate right to develop nuclear technologies.

Monday, April 16, 2007 5:08:31 PM

Sirens wail across Israel as country remembers Holocaust
Tel Aviv, April 16 (DPA) Sirens wailed across Israel for two minutes Monday morning and citizens stood in solemn silence to remember the victims of the Nazi World War II genocide.

Monday, April 16, 2007 4:04:25 PM

Three American soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, April 16 (Xinhua) Three US soldiers were killed in separate incidents in Baghdad and western Iraq, a military statement said Monday.

Monday, April 16, 2007 2:12:11 PM

Manhole collapse kills Indian in UAE
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) An Indian worker died and three Egyptian workers were injured when the wall of a manhole caved on them in Ajman in the UAE.

Monday, April 16, 2007 12:29:56 PM

Al-Sadr's political movement to leave Iraqi government
Baghdad, April 16 (DPA) The political movement of US critic, Shia cleric and militia leader Muqtada al-Sadr Monday said its six ministers would leave the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.

Monday, April 16, 2007 12:18:09 PM

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