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Crisis looms as nearly 125,000 refugees flood into Bangladesh

Refugee arrival raises fears of humanitarian disaster COX’S BAZAR: Nearly 125,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since a fresh upsurge of violence in Myanmar on August 25, the United…

Modi, Xi meeting on relations constructive

XIAMEN, China: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed yesterday their countries need to make more efforts to improve mutual trust and that peace in their…

S Korea qualifies for World Cup, Syria goes to playoff

TASHKENT: South Korea overcame a troubled campaign to qualify for next year’s World Cup yesterday, while war-torn Syria kept its dream alive. A goalless draw away to Uzbekistan was enough…

Germany thrash Norway, while England survive Slovakia scare

PARIS: Germany fired six past Norway while England fought back after an early scare to beat Slovakia in European World Cup qualifying on Monday. Timo Werner scored a double in…

Positive performance for Kuwait, Saudi; MENA bearish

KUWAIT: Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” recently released its Monthly Market Research report. In this report, Markaz examines and analyzes the performance of equity markets in the MENA region as well…

Saudi, Kuwait remain firm, other markets drop

KUWAIT: GCC markets witnessed mixed performance during August-17 due to factors specific to each market along with the normal seasonal profit booking before the Eid holidays. Saudi Arabia and Kuwait…

Ethiopia faces worst drought in years as millions at risk

‘The aid we are receiving is not enough to feed ourselves and our animals’ DANAN, Ethiopia: Men, women and children in this remote region of Ethiopia scramble to receive food…

Stephen King inspired ‘It’ filmmakers to become storytellers

In 1989, when Stephen King had already published more than 20 books, three teenagers were discovering his horror novel “It,” a 1,100-page epic about a group of adolescent outcasts and…

Straight outta Colombia: Nun raps for pope

A Colombian nun-turned-rapper in sports sneakers will perform for Pope Francis when he visits her country this week. Maria Valentina de los Angeles is one of a group who will…

Nobel peace prize to Aung San Suu Kyi

6th Sep

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Embassies, agencies wary of new maid recruiting company

Al-Durra promises to lower cost of hiring domestic helpers KUWAIT: A government-backed recruitment agency for domestic helpers in Kuwait is mooted to lower fees and clean up the industry. But…