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Circus bears offered shelter from suffering in Romania

ZARNESTI, Romania: Circus bear Mura wound up in the world’s biggest brown bear sanctuary in the heart of Romania’s Carpathian Mountains after refusing to perform any longer, following five years…

Trafficked Ugandan domestic helper beaten for taking day off

KUWAIT: A Ugandan housemaid working in Kuwait was allegedly beaten and assaulted by her employers after taking a half day off for the Eid Al-Fitr holiday. She spoke with Kuwait…

Interior Ministry warns of roaming vendors

KUWAIT: Two Interior Ministry officials have identified roaming vendors as one of the most negative phenomena that Kuwait suffers from. The presence of those vendors in most of Kuwait’s main…

150 fake companies to be prosecuted: Minister

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih said that a new batch of 150 companies that do not exist on the ground have recently been discovered, adding that…

IS-affiliated citizen sentenced to 10 years

KUWAIT: The Appeals Court yesterday overruled a criminal court verdict sentencing a citizen to 15 years in prison with labor for joining Islamic State (IS), and sentenced him to 10…

Deadly gas leak in Shuwaikh contained

KUWAIT: Firemen controlled an ammonia gas leak in an industrial Shuwaikh company. Ammonia gas is used for cooling in large refrigerators. The leak was discovered in the basement of a…

Brother fights with harasser

KUWAIT: A citizen did not like what he saw and started a fight with a man after seeing him harass his sister inside a mall. The fight needed police interference…

Turkey identifies suspect in suicide attack – ‘This is an attack that targeted Turkey’

Trash piles in Beirut raise fears of crisis

First UN aid ships in 4 months dock in Aden

Violence as Burundi votes with president seeking re-election – Voting amid gunfire and grenade blasts

Obama to face vets, Jon Stewart amid concerns over Iran, health and guns