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For Pakistanis, China road runs one way

TASHKURGAN, China: The China-Pakistan Friendship Highway runs over 1,300 kilometers from the far western Chinese city of Kashgar through the world’s highest mountain pass and across the border. For China,…

Shiites protest deadly Afghan attack

HERAT, Afghanistan: Thousands of Shiite protesters chanted slogans against the Islamic State group yesterday as they carried the coffins of victims of a mosque attack that killed 33 people in…

Netanyahu steps in to stop brawl of Israeli, Jordanian MP

JERUSALEM: It had all the ingredients of a political brawl: a Jordanian and an Israeli lawmaker, both known for attention-seeking bluster, challenged each other to a showdown yesterday on the…

North Korea’s ICBM fires up fears in South for US alliance

SEOUL: North Korea’s latest missile test has extended the range of its weapons to much of mainland US and raised a new fear in the South: would Washington protect Seoul…

Syrian refugees accuse Germany of blocking family reunification

ATHENS: Dozens of Syrian refugees, most of them women and children, protested yesterday at the German embassy in Athens against what they called Berlin’s refusal to allow them to reunite…

Neymar world record PSG move imminent

BARCELONA: Neymar could be presented as a Paris Saint-Germain player as early as this weekend for a world record fee as Barcelona admitted defeat in convincing the Brazilian to stay…

Amir thanks allies on 27th anniversary of Iraqi invasion

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent cables yesterday to leaders of Gulf nations, expressing gratefulness to them for standing by Kuwait during the Iraqi invasion…

Kuwait eager to boost efforts to end discrimination: Ambassador

KUWAIT: Kuwait seeks to boost efforts to fully implement the terms of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, said senior Kuwaiti official at the…

Psychiatric wellness’ social acceptance on rise in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Life is rarely without its challenges; however, there are some issues that can be so overbearing that it seems impossible to move on. Whether it is the death of…

16.5 kg of spoiled food confiscated

KUWAIT: Mubarak Al-Kabeer municipality inspectors cracked down on Abu Fateera stores yesterday, and ended up issuing 23 citations, removing 103 random ads, and confiscating 16.5 kilograms of food that was…

Municipality must supervise imported food: councilor

KUWAIT: Deputy Chairman of the Municipal Council Meshal Al-Juwaisri insisted that it is necessary for the Municipality to supervise imported food that enters the country that is not fit for…

Kuwait Airways clinches award for inflight service

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways has won an award for best onboard amenities in an annual travel exhibition held in the German city of Hamburg. Speaking yesterday, Fayez Al-Enezi, Kuwait Airways’ head…