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Grandparents of Lebanese victim mourn grandchild
Beirut, April 19 (DPA) The sound of crying could be heard outside the door of Georgette and Suheil Semaha in Beirut as they heard that one of the victims in the Virginia Polytechnic Institute shooting was their grandchild Reema.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 11:08:48 AM

Death toll in Baghdad bombings mounts to 195
Baghdad, April 19 (DPA) The death toll from Wednesday's violent blasts across Iraq climbed to 195 a day later.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 10:16:35 AM

Diplomatic efforts working in Iran: US
Tel Aviv, April 19 (Xinhua) US defence secretary Robert Gates said diplomatic efforts to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue are 'working'.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 9:19:05 AM

120 killed in Iraq violence (SECOND LEAD)
Baghdad, April 18 (Xinhua) At least 120 people were killed Wednesday in a string of violent incidents across Iraq, sources said.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 8:27:44 PM

US considers 10-party summit on Mideast peace: Olmert
Jerusalem, April 18 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Wednesday said the US is considering holding a ten-party summit on Mideast peace, local daily Ha'aretz reported on its website.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 6:38:16 PM

10 killed in Baghdad car bomb blast (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 18 (Xinhua) Ten people were killed and twelve others wounded in a car bomb explosion near a private hospital in central Baghdad Wednesday, an Interior Ministry source said.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 6:34:24 PM

Despite ban Iran developed advanced weaponry: Ahmadinejad
Tehran, April 18 (RIA Novosti) Despite Western embargoes banning arm imports Iran has mastered advanced armaments and technology, said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 4:54:28 PM

16 students killed in Egypt road accident
Cairo, April 18 (DPA) At least 16 Egyptian secondary school students were killed when the truck carrying them to school in a Giza village collided with another truck, a security source said.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 3:34:49 PM

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

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