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KD 6.3 billion deficit in 2016-2017 budget

KUWAIT: The 2016-2017 budget deficit totaled KD 6.3 billion till the beginning of March – a deficit of KD 5 billion plus KD 1.3 billion deducted for the future generations…

Police intervention ends workers’ sit-in

Three offices for residency misdemeanors KUWAIT: Policemen dealt with a gathering of nearly 80 workers and broke it up peacefully. The workers agreed to end their demonstration after receiving promises…

Amir congratulates Minister on receiving French medal

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable yesterday to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh,…

Citizen kills wife with axe in Jahra

KUWAIT: A citizen killed his wife yesterday with an axe in Jahra over a dispute, and was arrested by Taima detectives. Preliminary information indicates that after a fight broke out…

Govt innocent from Friday rain crisis

The recent catastrophic rainfall that flooded several roads, blocked others and trapped citizens in fear inside their vehicles for hours, is the result of a natural weather disaster the government…

Cleaner caught in fire

KUWAIT: An Indian cleaner received burns and was hospitalized after the room he was cleaning caught fire. The man, who was working alongside a Syrian colleague, was using combustible chemicals…

‘Monster’ cyclone batters northeast Australia

AYR: A “monster” cyclone smashed into northeast Australia yesterday, cutting power, damaging buildings and uprooting trees, with coastal residents battling lashing rain and howling winds.  Great Barrier Reef islands popular…

Civilian deaths force Mosul battle rethink

Police snipers close to symbolic mosque MOSUL: Perched in bombed-out apartments overlooking west Mosul, Iraqi police snipers have in the last few days advanced to within a few hundred meters…

Violent protest in Paris; Chinese man shot dead

China urges France to protect Chinese community PARIS: China yesterday urged France to protect its citizens in Paris after police there killed a Chinese father of four, sparking violent protests…

Muslims in Uttar Pradesh state unnerved, lay low

Hardline Hindu priest – a handful for Modi in heartland India state GORAKHPUR: Since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stunned the political establishment by promoting a hardline Hindu priest to…

Indian police arrest five over attack on Africans

Africans in India frequently face discrimination, violence NEW DELHI: Police arrested five men yesterday after hundreds of angry residents of a north Indian city attacked Africans with sticks and metal…

Iran close in on W Cup, Australia beat UAE

SYDNEY:  Iran took a significant step towards qualifying for next year’s World Cup finals with a 1-0 win over China yesterday that pushed Marcello Lippi’s team closer to the brink…