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Refugees face ‘acute crisis’ in cyclone-hit Bangladesh

Indian navy plucks 33 cyclone survivors, body, from sea COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Aid workers warned yesterday of an “acute crisis” in Bangladesh after a cyclone destroyed thousands of homes and…

US successfully tests ICBM defense

System key to protecting US territory from North Korean attack WASHINGTON: The Pentagon scored an important success Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock…

New balance of terror: Why N Korea clings to its nukes

Pyongyang testing ballistic missiles faster than ever PYONGYANG: Early one winter morning, Kim Jong Un stood at a remote observation post overlooking a valley of rice paddies near the Chinese…

England, Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues in Trophy opener

LONDON: Spectators have long been advised to get to sporting events early and they could miss the key part of today’s Champions Trophy opener between England and Bangladesh at the…

Arsene Wenger signs new two-year Arsenal contract

LONDON: Long-serving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year contract, the club announced yesterday, ending months of speculation about his future. Wenger has presided over a gruelling season,…

Al-Qabas and Al-Danah in quarter finals

KUWAIT: Within Annahar Ramadan Soccer Tourney for newspapers and magazines, Al- Qabas and Al-Danah soccer teams qualified to the quarter finals after respectively beating Kuwaityah and Al-Aljarida by 4-3 and…

Over 180 disabled athletes participate in 9th Ramadan tourney

KUWAIT: Chairman of the Board of Kuwait Disabled Sports Club Shafi Al-Hajri said competitions of the 9th Ramadan tournament for the disabled games, being organized by the club under the…

Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for Finals

OAKLAND: Cleveland superstar LeBron James, as versatile and dangerous as any NBA player, is a focus of the Golden State Warriors as they prepare for today’s start of the NBA…

India’s growth slows to 7.1% after controversial note ban

NEW DELHI: India’s growth slowed to 7.1 percent last year, according to official data released yesterday, weaker than analysts expected but still the fastest rate of growth of any major…

Forbes Mideast: KIB among 50 most powerful listed companies in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Kuwait International Bank (KIB) was recently recognized by Forbes Middle East as one of the top 50 listed companies in Kuwait at the “Celebrating Kuwait’s Success” awards ceremony. Organized…

Agility expands overland fleet across GCC Region

Logistics provider receives 95 trucks in Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Bahrain KUWAIT: Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has expanded its regional overland fleet by adding 95 new Mercedes-Benz Actros…

Plastic surgery clinics hacked; 25,000 photos, data online

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Police in Lithuania say more than 25,000 private photos and personal data – including nude pictures – were made public Tuesday following the hacking of a chain of…