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Kuwait continues mediation efforts to resolve Gulf crisis: Deputy FM

KUWAIT: The State of Kuwait has been continuing its mediation efforts aiming to contain the Gulf crisis “amongst brothers,” Deputy Foreign Ministers Khaled Al-Jarallah stressed on Sunday. “We are pinning…

Man assaults officer inside Hawally station

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti citizen in his twenties faces multiple charges after he caused chaos inside a police station in Hawally. The citizen’s mother was questioned by police inside the station…

Biggie gets bigger via young Norwegian DJ

The Notorious B.I.G. would figure at or near the top on any list of hip-hop all-stars, yet the slain rapper’s top song on Spotify comes via a 26-year-old Norwegian. Matoma,…

King breaks women’s 50m breaststroke world record

BUDAPEST: Lilly King of the United States claimed her second world record this week in winning the women’s 50m breaststroke gold at the world championships yesterday. King clocked 29.40 seconds,…

No room at the inn for India’s ‘sacred’ cows

BAWANA: Revered by most Indians, cows are at the centre of political battles and ‘lynch mob’ attacks, but they are being abandoned in growing numbers and turned away by shelters…

Why you still can’t ditch your cable box

NEW YORK: Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable companies to open up their near-monopoly…

Jazeera Airways unveils new brand identity

KUWAIT: Celebrating the start of a new era, JAZEERA Airways, a leading Kuwaiti carrier operating regionally and internationally, officially revealed its renewed corporate logo and advanced website upgrades (Jazeeraairways.com) as…

PPP projects have entered the ‘fast lane,’ says China

BEIJING: China’s public-private partnership (PPP) project construction has entered the “fast lane” and will become a unified, standardized, transparent market, a government research office said. As of the end of…

Clinton lost, but Republicans still want to investigate her

WASHINGTON: Democrat Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to President Donald Trump, but some Republicans in Congress are intensifying their calls to investigate her and other Obama administration officials. As…

In N Korea, a generation gap grows behind propaganda

PYONGYANG: She dances beneath portraits of two smiling dictators, a modern young woman in a central Pyongyang plaza who twirls to music calling on North Koreans to die for their…

Kenyan police end siege at home of deputy president

NAIROBI: Elite Kenyan security forces yesterday killed a man at the home of Deputy President William Ruto, ending a 20-hour siege that left one officer dead and another wounded, security…

Aqsa showdown rare win for Palestinians

JERUSALEM: Though it was well past midnight, as news filtered through that Israeli police were removing the remaining new security barriers from the Al-Aqsa mosque compound hundreds of Palestinians flooded…