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Hiding in swamps, South Sudanese eat little more than lilies

LEER: Thousands of people at the epicenter of a man-made famine in South Sudan emerged from the safety of the swamps this past weekend hoping to receive emergency deliveries of…

11 Afghan police killed in an ‘insider attack’

KANDAHAR: An Afghan policeman linked to the Taleban shot dead 11 of his colleagues at a checkpoint in the southern province of Helmand, officials said yesterday, in the latest so-called…

Bangladesh Islamists to hang for Japanese farmer’s murder

RANGPUR: Five Islamist extremists who murdered a Japanese farmer in a drive-by shooting in 2015 were sentenced to death by a Bangladeshi court yesterday. The sentence on the five members…

Philippines leader to bring police back into drugs war

Senate to hear allegations of Duterte ‘death squad’ MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he would recall some police to fight his controversial war on drugs, nearly a month…

Canadian town on front line of Trump migrant crackdown

‘Door knocks in the dark’ EMERSON: Jaime French was jarred out of bed in Emerson, Manitoba early one morning this month by pounding at her front door, just yards from…

Juergen Klopp’s concerns mount as Liverpool sputters

ANFIELD: With his eccentricities, his passion on the sidelines and his quirky comments to the media, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has quickly established himself as a cult figure at Anfield…

PAYS shooting tournament

KUWAIT: Public Authority for Sports Shooting Tournament, organized by Kuwait Shooting Sport Club will start on Friday the 10 meter pistol and air rifle, 50 meter rifle and Olympic archery.…

PSAK holds Hala February T20 Cricket Cup tourney

KUWAIT: On the Occasion of Kuwait National Day and Liberation Day celebrations Pakistan Sports Association Kuwait (PSAK) organized “Hala February T20 Cricket Cup2017” on 22nd February at Salmiya Cricket ground…

Kuwait’s 8th Open Tennis tournament begins tomorrow

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait Tennis Federation, Chairman of the Higher Organization Committee Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said all preparations are ready for Kuwait’s 8th Open Tennis Tournament 2017,…

Warba Bank launches marketing campaign for sukuk to be issued

KUWAIT: Warba Bank, the best investment bank in Kuwait and best corporate consultancy institution, announced launching a marketing campaign this week for sukuk to be issued with a total value…

Kuwait real estate sales soften in January

KUWAIT: Following a stellar performance in December, the real estate market softened in January, as monthly sales fell back below KD 200 million. The value of sales decreased to KD…

Al-Ghanim and Al-Marzouq join Boursa Kuwait Board

With extensive experience in banking and financial fields KUWAIT: Boursa Kuwait recently announced that two new board members have joined its board;  Talal Fahad Al-Ghanim and Soliman Barrak Al-Marzouq. The…