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IOM holds a workshop on human trafficking

Kuwait vows to fight human trafficking KUWAIT: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Kuwait yesterday concluded a workshop to ‘enhance the capacity of ports security officers towards the identification…

US Embassy celebrates National Day

‘US supports Kuwait’s diplomatic efforts in the GCC’ The US Embassy in Kuwait celebrated the US National Day, the Fourth of July, at the embassy premises in Bayan Wednesday evening.…

Passion for education

An interview with Janet Carew, principal for the Kuwait English School “No dreams are impossible if you want them enough and if you work hard enough for them to come…

Yes to the youth!

On March 25, at the ‘March for our Lives’ protest across the United States and a few cities globally, Yolanda Renee King, the nine-year-old granddaughter of Dr Martin Luther King…

Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote

Sole challenger, himself a supporter of Sisi CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with about 92 percent of the vote, preliminary results showed…

Driver tries to ram soldiers as France mourns terror victims

Sparking fears of a new attempted attack VARCES-ALLIÈRES-ET-RISSET: A man driving a car with fake license plates tried to ram a group of soldiers out jogging in southeast France yesterday,…

Suicides rise as long war grinds down S Sudanese

MALAKAL: By the time her 19-year-old son was shot in front of her, Ayak had already lost her four brothers and witnessed countless deaths in South Sudan’s brutal war. Living…

UK Labour Party plunged into crisis over anti-Semitism row

Scores of party members have been suspended, expelled LONDON: A high-profile resignation in Britain’s main opposition Labour over its handling of multiple anti-Semitism allegations pitched the party into crisis yesterday…

Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief, employs WH doctor to replace him

Shulkin’s departure caps a dizzying month of changes WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump shook up his cabinet once again on Wednesday, sacking embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominating…

Millions of Indian students to re-sit exam after test leaked

Papers were accessed and spread via WhatsApp NEW DELHI: India yesterday vowed to strengthen its online security after high school exam papers were leaked ahead of crucial tests, forcing millions…

Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taleban attack

Among messages of welcome are pockets of intense criticism ISLAMABAD: Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan yesterday, saying tearfully that it was “a dream” to come home for…

Kuwaiti models and scents wrapped

Kuwait International Fashion Week  Kuwait International Fashion Week, the unique event that puts Kuwait on the global fashion map, was inaugurated on Wednesday evening in a glittering event at…