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Brathwaite leads Windies to World T20 title

Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen ‘could be freed soon’

MUMBAI: An Indian priest abducted by gunmen in Yemen last month is safe and could be released soon, a Catholic group said yesterday, quoting the Indian foreign minister. Father Tom…

West Indies stun Aussies to claim women’s T20 crown

KOLKATA: Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews and skipper Stafanie Taylor fired the West Indies to their maiden women’s World Twenty20 crown in a thrilling last-over win against Australia in yesterday’s…

Morgan sends Leicester seven points clear

LEICESTER: Leicester City captain Wes Morgan scored his first goal in almost a year as the Premier League fairytale-title chasers edged Southampton 1-0 yesterday to establish a potentially decisive seven-point…

WWE’s WrestleMania looks to upstage NCAA Final Four

Japan kills 333 minke whales

Gulf markets retreat as oil tumbles again

KUWAIT: Gulf stock markets retreated yesterday after Brent crude oil pulled back below $39 a barrel, while Egypt’s bourse erased early gains. Brent fell 3 percent last week, although it…

Gold prices plummet to lowest level in 5 weeks

KUWAIT: Gold price dropped to USD 1,207 per ounce, the lowest level since five weeks ago, affected by US employment reports for March, said Sabaek Al-Kuwait Company yesterday. The American…

Avaya offers communications solutions with quick ROI – ‘Avaya VP offers insights on changes in technology, future business solutions’

Information Technology, especially communication technology, is a key business driver. Among one of the fast growing markets in Kuwait, where companies, large corporations, ministries and government departments are seeking means…

NBK Salary transfers will now only be processed online

KUWAIT: Starting from April 2016, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) will only process online salary transfers. All NBK Business Banking customers, who did not yet register in NBK’s Salary Portal…

Microsoft displays latest technologies at Innovation Bazaar

KUWAIT: Game-changing technology products and solutions were displayed recently at the ‘Innovation Bazaar’ organized by Microsoft Kuwait at the Salwa Al-Sabah Hall in Salmiya. Guest speaker and COO of Microsoft…

New cholesterol methods needed in wake of failed drugs

NEW YORK: New ways of controlling cholesterol, including possibly directly injecting “good” HDL cholesterol into patients, need to be studied following the failure of promising treatments from Eli Lilly, Pfizer…