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Nadal seals No 1 ranking for 4th time

Oldest man to finish season at the top PARIS: Rafael Nadal secured the year-end world number one ranking with a 7-5, 6-3 second-round victory over South Korean Hyeon Chung at…

Sharma, Dhawan gift India first T20 win against Kiwis

NEW DELHI: A record opening partnership between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan powered India to a 53-run win over New Zealand in the first Twenty20 international in New Delhi yesterday.…

Barcelona held to goalless draw by battling Olympiakos

ATHENS: Barcelona’s seemingly inevitable passage to the Champions League last 16 was postponed by a determined Olympiakos Piraeus side on Tuesday as the Greek champions held the Spanish giants to…

El Shaarawy nets double as Roma maul Chelsea 3-0

‘Roma showed a hunger and desire to beat us’ ROME: Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group…

Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tourney kicks off today

KUWAIT: Tournament of the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah annual tournament will kick off today at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, with a large number of participating shooters…

VIVA reports net profit of KD 28.3 million

Revenues reach KD 204.2 million during first 9 months of 2017 KUWAIT: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced the financial results for the nine-month period ended 30…

Kuwait surges 6 places, enters top 100 group at 96th position

World Bank releases ‘Doing Business-2018’ report KUWAIT: World Bank released its latest ‘Doing Business – 2018’ report that measures the ease of doing business in 190 economies based on 11…

Tax reforms could help Kuwait build non-oil revenue base: IMF

Symposium discusses economic challenges in Kuwait, Arab world   KUWAIT: The IMF Middle East Center for Economics and Finance in Kuwait, jointly with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social…

‘We must do better,’ social media giants tell Congress

Facebook, Google and Twitter seek to assure lawmakers   WASHINGTON: American internet giants told Congress Tuesday they were committed to cracking down on fake news operations on their platforms like…

Film Review: In ‘Last Flag Flying,’ an anti-war tale told again

In this era of rampant sequelizing, has any filmmaker more playfully inverted the standard more-of-the-same monotony than Richard Linklater? His Oscar-nominated “Boyhood” was, if nothing else, a compendium of life’s…

Contestants turn Miss Peru pageant into national protest

Contestants broke with tradition and turned the Miss Peru pageant into a protest highlighting violence against women in one of South America’s most dangerous countries for females. In elegant ball…

New Spacey accusations fly as Netflix suspends ‘House of Cards’ series

 Hollywood star routinely preyed on young male actors A Mexican actor became the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment Tuesday, predicting more such claims would emerge as Netflix…