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Embassies abroad continue to celebrate national days

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti diplomatic missions in Sweden, Mexico, and China held ceremonies celebrating the anniversaries of Kuwait’s 56th National Day and 26th Liberation Day, and the 11th year of His Highness…

Relatives fight in Ardiya café

KUWAIT: Five female citizens who are related engaged in a fight with each other in an Ardiya cafe. They were taken to the police station and charged with fighting. The…

Trump vows ‘renewal of American spirit’

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump pledged a “renewal of the American spirit” Tuesday, as he fleshed out his America-first agenda in a more measured presidential tone during a landmark speech to Congress.…

Plane crash ignites horrifying inferno in California

RIVERSIDE: Juan Cortes and his son were installing fencing when they saw a low-flying plane make an awkward tilt and go straight down into a quiet Southern California neighborhood of…

Army controls main roads out of Mosul, trapping IS

Civilians continue to flee fighting under Islamic State fire MOSUL: US-backed Iraqi army units yesterday took control of the last major road out of western Mosul that had been in…

Airports and legal volunteers set for new Trump travel ban

SEATTLE: Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump’s new travel ban – mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive…

India top politician nabbed over illegal adoption ring

KOLKATA: Indian police said yesterday they had arrested a senior regional official from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party over alleged links to a trafficking scandal that saw children sold…

More bodies on the streets; Philippines drug war rages

MANILA: Jomar Palamar and his girlfriend Juday Escilona were killed in the early hours of yesterday, cut down in a hail of bullets fired by unknown gunmen in a rundown…

Bloody Islamic State video puts China in cross-hairs

BEIJING: Islamic State militants from China’s Uighur ethnic minority have vowed to return home and “shed blood like rivers”, according to a jihadist-tracking firm, in what experts said marked the…

Female athletes to set action plan to develop women’s sports in Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Women’s Sports Committee of the Kuwait Olympic Committee organized a discussion titled “Together we can make a change” on Tuesday at the multipurpose hall in Al-Shaheed Park. Female…

Kuwait’s junior soccer team wins bronze in Qatar

‘Jeem Cup3’ International Football Tournament KUWAIT: Football is Kuwait’s most popular sport, but the national team cannot participate in international competitions due to the suspension imposed by the International Olympic…

Guptill leads NZ to 7-wicket win over SA

HAMILTON:  Opening batsman Martin Guptill returned from injury to score an unbeaten 180 and lead New Zealand to a seven-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth ODI yesterday, tying…