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Kuwait boosts human rights in security domain: official

TUNIS: The State of Kuwait, represented by the Ministry of Interior, seeks to boost human rights in the security realm and has taken a lot of measures to enhance cooperation…

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Malaysia sparks anger with ban on moderate Islam book

KUALA LUMPUR: Activists and authors in Muslim-majority Malaysia reacted with outrage yesterday after authorities banned a book aimed at promoting moderate Islam, as concerns mount about growing conservatism. The book,…

US factory activity slows as orders drop

WASHINGTON: A measure of US factory activity fell from a near three-year high in July amid a drop in new orders and consumer spending barely rose in the prior month,…

Global reports KD8.4m revenues in H1 2017

KUWAIT: Global Investment House (“Global” or the “Company”), a regional asset management and investment banking firm headquartered in Kuwait, with offices in major capital markets in the MENA region, yesterday…

Migrants learn French on banks of Paris canal

PARIS: Sitting in rows on a grassy embankment overlooking a Paris square, around 50 asylum-seekers recite the alphabet in French following a young woman pointing to letters on a whiteboard.…

Jordan parliament repeals ‘marry the rapist’ clause

AMMAN: The lower house of Jordan’s parliament yesterday scrapped a provision in the kingdom’s penal code that allowed a rapist to escape punishment if he married his victim. Cheers and…

Cairo clerics offering religious edicts in metro stirring debate

CAIRO: Reda el-Sebaay was taking the subway while on a short business trip to Cairo from a Nile Delta city when he stumbled upon clerics offering religious advice or fatwas…

Farmer suicides rising in India as climate warms, study shows

NEW DELHI: When Rani’s husband died by drinking pesticide, he left the family in debt.  But even if they could pay off the loans, Rani said their farming days are…

CyberMAK Information Systems wins 3 awards

KUWAIT: CyberMAK Information Systems won three awards at the annual BMC Partner Conference which was held in June at the Spanish capital, Madrid. The awards by BMC were in recognition…

Amir urges lawmakers to safeguard national unity

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has urged MPs to shoulder responsibilities toward national unity, abstain from meddling in Kuwait’s ties with regional states and support the…

Scaramucci out as a new chief of staff takes reins

WASHINGTON: Foul-mouthed spin doctor Anthony Scaramucci was axed as White House communications director Monday, just 10 days after being named to the post and hours after Donald Trump installed a…