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Kohli passes landmark 5,000 Test runs as India increase Sri Lanka’s agony

NEWS DELHI: Indian captain Virat Kohli blasted an unbeaten 156 to pass 5,000 runs in Test cricket as his side made 371-4 on a painful opening day of the third…

OPEC, allies extend production cut

Shale production impact being keenly watched VIENNA: The OPEC cartel and a group of allied oil-producing nations agreed on Thursday to extend crude output cuts until the end of next…

Ahli United Bank wins ‘Digital Bank of Distinction’ award from Global Finance

KUWAIT: Ahli United Bank KSCP (AUB) announced that it has received the best Digital Bank 2017Award (amongst Corporate/Institutional banks in the Middle East) from the internationally recognized, Global Finance magazine.…

Kuwait budget may project a hypothetical deficit of KD 5bn

Budget revenues could score KD 14.9bn on higher oil price KUWAIT: By the end of November 2017, the 8th month of the current fiscal year 2017/2018 ended and the average…

Boursa Kuwait stocks come under selling pressure

Most sectors close mixed KUWAIT: Boursa Kuwait ended last week with mixed performance. The Price Index closed at 6,196.50 points, down by 0.69 percent from the week before closing, the…

Musk’s record-breaking battery officially launches in Australia

Battery farm expected to help tackle power shortages ADELAIDE: The world’s biggest battery was officially launched in Australia on Friday, a day after the Elon Musk-driven project was powered up…

‘Inclusive’ Hungary playgrounds for disabled kids

‘Disabled kids have the right to play too’ BUDAPEST: Shrieks of laughter by non-disabled and disabled children having fun together at Hungarian playgrounds are becoming more common thanks to some…

Looted Angkor jewelry returned to Cambodia

A set of ancient Angkorian gold jewelry was returned to Cambodia yesterday with an elaborate procession through the capital, decades after the precious pieces were looted from a famed jungle…

Netflix renews ‘Stranger Things’ for third season

“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had renewed its hit 1980s-set nostalgic supernatural drama, which has won critical…

U2 returns to relevance with sloganeering rock

U2 has rarely been accused of lack of ambition, from record-breaking tours to headline-grabbing human rights campaigns, yet after four decades together the band inevitably has wondered how to move…

Football an escape for Australia’s asylum children

With a whistle hanging from her neck as she shouts instructions in perfect English, teenager Athmar Habeb looks very much at home refereeing a football match in Sydney. Yet it…

To late for pest control