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UK mother gets six years for joining Islamic State

LONDON: A mother who took her toddler to Syria and joined the Islamic State (IS) group was sentenced to six years in prison yesterday after becoming the first British woman…

Iran grabs over $100 billion in assets under nuclear deal – UN chief urges compromise, realism between Saudis and Iran

Delhi police under fire – Video of demo violence goes viral

Cologne on edge after sex assaults, beefs up security

South Sudan troops suffocated 50 people in a container

ADDIS ABABA: South Sudan government troops killed some 50 people by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat, ceasefire monitors have said in a report noting the latest…

Syria peace talks struggle to get off ground – UN rights chief sounds war crimes warning

Guardiola to succeed Pellegrini at Man City

LONDON: Outgoing Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola will take over from Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City on a three-year deal from the end of the season, the English club announced…

Ibrahimovic blasts PSG into record books

PARIS: A Zlatan Ibrahimovic brace saw Paris Saint Germain stretch their lead atop Ligue 1 to a massive 24 points on Sunday in a 2-0 away win over a spirited…

Unorthodox Bumrah gives Dhoni welcome option at the death

NEW DELHI: By capitalising on his chance selection in Australia, India paceman Jasprit Bumrah has afforded his captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni a rare pleasant feeling-of having a settled bowling unit…

Djokovic names his 2016 goal the Djoker Slam

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic has a new goal for the year. He calls it the Djoker Slam. The No. 1-ranked player has one thing missing from his fast-growing collection of 11…

STC takes controlling stake in Kuwait’s VIVA

KUWAIT: Saudi Telecom Co (STC) said yesterday it has raised its share in Kuwait Telcom Co (VIVA) to a controlling stake after acquiring 25.8 percent of shares for $425 million.…

Kuwait’s consumer sector growth robust despite some moderation – NBK ECONOMIC REPORT

KUWAIT: Growth in the consumer sector remained relatively robust, though the sector might be showing some signs of moderating. Household debt growth remained in the double-digits, with the pace even…