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India thrash S Lanka in first Test

GALLE: India captain Virat Kohli completed his 17th Test ton yesterday and then let his bowlers demolish injury-hit Sri Lanka to claim a 304-run victory inside four days in the…

Out of 45 m emails 25% are ‘unsafe’

DUBAI: Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the results of its third quarterly Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA),a report of the results of…

Iran vows no halt to missile tests as West hardens tone

TEHRAN: A defiant Iran vowed yesterday to press ahead with its missile program and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic…

Time to move on from health care: GOP leader

WASHINGTON: The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has led to finger-pointing but also has left the party with wounded leaders…

Ousted Sharif names brother as successor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif named his brother Shahbaz, the chief minister of Punjab province, as his successor and nominated ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as an interim…

Hamburg attacker was ‘known Islamist’

HAMBURG: The suspect who killed a man with a knife in Hamburg supermarket was a known Islamist, German officials said yesterday, adding that his motives remained unclear as he also…

N Korea leader says ‘all of US’ within range after missile test

SEOUL: Kim Jong-Un boasted of North Korea’s ability to strike any target in the US after a second ICBM test that weapons experts said yesterday could even bring New York…

Sri Lanka, China seal controversial $1bn port deal

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka yesterday sealed a billion-dollar deal to let a Chinese state firm take over a loss-making port in a move that worries many, including its giant neighbor India.…

Where is Palestine?

In mid-2015, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process Nicolai Mladenov issued a report through the Security Council calling on the Palestinian and Israeli sides to make…

Amir lauds efforts exerted during paper factory fire

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on lauded the Interior and Health Ministries, in addition to the Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) for their efforts that…

Ministry successful in meeting energy demand despite extreme weather

KUWAIT: Only two out of 48,000 transformers in Kuwait exploded due to overload this summer, which is a testimony of the successful maintenance operations conducted by the Ministry of Electricity…

Kuwait keen on restoring cultural glory with construction boom

KUWAIT: Since its independence, Kuwait has been a regional culture and art hub, attractive for artists and art-lovers from across the region and beyond.  The pioneering and illuminating role of…