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World No 2 Djokovic battles into Acapulco quarter-finals

ACAPULCO: World number two Novak Djokovic battled into the quarter-finals of the ATP Acapulco event on Wednesday, rallying for a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 triumph over Juan Martin del Potro. The…

Barca take the lead

MADRID: On a night marked by the surprise announcement that coach Luis Enrique will leave Barcelona at the end of the season, his team routed relegation-threatened Sporting Gijon 6-1 to…

Lazio edge Roma; Cup clash marred by racist chanting

ROME: Lazio beat neighbors AS Roma for the first time in eight meetings on Wednesday, although racist chanting and a boycott by their opponents’ fans marred their 2-0 win in…

Iranian film hails demise of US Navy in imagined Gulf battle

In a climactic battle at sea, an Iranian commander orders his forces to open fire on a much larger US fleet, obliterating it with a barrage of rockets, some of…

Accountants behind Oscars snafu will no longer attend show

The two accountants involved in the embarrassing mix-up at Sunday’s Oscars will not be invited back to the show, a spokesperson for the Academy told AFP on Wednesday. Brian Cullinan…

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Ghanem hopeful of political stability, diffusion in tension

Govt to reject Assembly bid to scrap price hikes KUWAIT: National Assembly speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday he was optimistic that certain positive moves and efforts would succeed in defusing…

Power plant workers protest unpaid salaries

KUWAIT: A number of contracted employees working at West Doha power plant staged a protest outside the Indian embassy yesterday to demand their unpaid salaries. Commenting on the issue, Abdullah…

Cabinet tasks Ministry to set budget ceiling

Ministers review Trumps letter to Amir KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday assigned the Ministry of Finance to oversee measures taken by its economic committee dealing with setting an expenditure ceiling for…

Opposition lawmakers meet to discuss demands

KUWAIT: Twelve opposition awmakers yesterday met outside the parliament to discuss moves against the government if it fails to meet demands they intend to make public on Tuesday. Those demands…

Bahraini Crown Prince concludes Kuwait’s visit

KUWAIT: Bahraini Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and his accompanying delegation departed Kuwait yesterday, concluding a two-day official visit…

Qatari-Kuwaiti military drill in Doha successful: Brigadier Zayed

KUWAIT: The Qatari-Kuwaiti Amiri Guards drill, codenamed ‘Saqer Al-Khalij 2,’ was successful, said chief of Kuwait’s Amiri Guard, Brigadier Fahad Al-Zayed yesterday. The drill was launched to develop security cooperation…