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Indian serial thief steals 120 hotel TVs

NEW DELHI: Indian police have detained a man who stole 120 TV sets from hotels over four months, officials said yesterday. Vasudev Nanaiah booked into budget hotels in states across…

IS silent on Egypt massacre decried even by supporters

Gunmen massacre more than 300 worshipers – Islamic State has yet to claim the responsibility CAIRO: The gunmen who massacred more than 300 worshippers in an Egyptian mosque made no…

‘Butt selfie’ in front of a famous Buddhist temple in Thailand

BANGKOK: Thai authorities have fined two American tourists for public indecency for posing for a “butt selfie” in front of a famous Buddhist temple, police said yesterday. The two, who…

Kim Jong Un declares N Korea a nuclear power

New ICBM puts US mainland within the range SEOUL: North Korea said it successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile yesterday in a “breakthrough” that puts the US mainland within…

Bangladesh’s priest disappearance casts pall over pope visit

DHAKA: A Catholic priest has disappeared in Bangladesh, police said yesterday, as the Muslim-majority country stepped up security ahead of a landmark visit by Pope Francis that follows a rise…

Pope appeals to Buddhist monks to overcome ‘intolerance and hatred’

Radical monks accused of fanning Islamaphobia   YANGON: Pope Francis called on Myanmar’s top Buddhist monks to conquer “prejudice and hatred” in a country ravaged by communal divisions, after holding…

Khrbin named Asia’s player of the year

Australia’s Samantha Kerr took the women’s award BANGKOK: Omar Khrbin became the first player from Syria to be crowned Asia’s Player of the Year yesterday when the Al Hilal striker…

Four Arab countries to feature in FIFA World Cup draw

DOHA: All eyes will be on the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw in Russia tomorrow, as the build up to the world’s biggest sporting event continues. As always, beIN will…

New Zealand trip Stokes suspicion in Australia

All-rounder declines to comment on cricket WELLINGTON: Ben Stokes’s arrival in New Zealand on a “private” trip has been viewed with suspicion in neighbouring Australia, where pundits smelled a plot…

Ivanka a ‘rockstar’ in India, despite criticism

Trump’s daughter pushes business leaders to change attitude towards women HYDERABAD: Ivanka Trump yesterday pushed business leaders to change their attitudes toward women at an Indian summit where she has…

The Port Fund achieves success despite challenges

KUWAIT: KGL Investment Company (KGLI) announced the successful exit of The Port Fund investments doubling its Fund’s capital from $188 million to $380 million and generating an annual return of…

Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways sets course for Kochi, Ahmedabad

Expansion continues with two new direct routes on Jan 17,18 KUWAIT: Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, is proud to announce its plans for further expansion…