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National Australia Bank axes 6,000 jobs

SYDNEY: Up to 6,000 jobs will be axed in a major restructuring at National Australia Bank, the lender said yesterday after posting Aus$5.28 billion (US$4.1 billion) in annual net profits.…

Burundi bans women from playing traditional drums

Burundi’s president, Pierre Nkurunziza, has introduced strict controls over the country’s renowned drumming rituals, banning female drummers and limiting the sacred tradition to official events. “It is strictly forbidden to…

Honored at the Arab Woman Awards

One of my favorite moments of 2017 was winning “The most Influential Woman on Social Media” award at the Arab Woman Awards held at the Four Seasons Kuwait this October.…

Qatar backs labor reforms at home

Labor complaints mar 2022 World Cup DOHA: Qatar’s decision to commit to sweeping labor reforms may head off an international investigation into its treatment of hundreds of thousands of foreign…

Tottenham stuns Real Madrid 3-1 to reach knockout phase

Madrid’s fragile defense was torn apart too easily LONDON: Tottenham stunned Champions League holder Real Madrid with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday to qualify for the knockout phase for only…

Aguero breaks Man City record in thrilling win at Napoli

City become first English side ever to win at Napoli NAPlES: Manchester City’s all-conquering season reached new peaks as Sergio Aguero became the club’s all-time top scorer with a decisive…

3rd Nov

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Amir renames Sheikh Jaber as PM, tasks him to form Cabinet

MPs call to appoint competent ministers to avoid disputes KUWAIT: Two days after the government’s resignation, HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah yesterday asked the outgoing prime minister to…

Proposal calls to deport expats for 5 traffic violations

KUWAIT: A high ranking security source said acting Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Maj Gen Fahad Al-Showai presented a proposal to Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid…

MoH delays decision to hire Indian nurses; duped workers with fake tickets arrested

KUWAIT/MUMBAI: A decision was made to delay the hiring of nurses from India until further regulations and rules are set, Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi said yesterday. Speaking to the…

New football chief to push FIFA over ban

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti clubs yesterday elected the head of a new football federation that hopes to win recognition from FIFA and end a ban from international tournaments over alleged government interference.…

Nakba Balfour

Sir Arthur James Balfour is a name forgotten by many, but will forever ring in the memories of Palestinians. He served as foreign secretary in David George Lloyd’s government of…