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UN chief urges Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for political solution in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday presented a $930 million cheque to the UN for humanitarian aid in Yemen as the UN chief pushed for an end to the war…

Brothel owners jailed for life for trafficking kids

CHENNAI: Two Indian brothel owners have been jailed for life for the trafficking, rape and sexual abuse of children, an unprecedented sentence in a country where fewer than two in…

Yemen crisis escalates; Saudis to show restraint

Houthi missile salvo at Saudi cities heightens tensions   RIYADH: A missile attack this week on Riyadh has raised the risk of an escalation in the Yemen war in a…

France honors gendarme who sacrificed his life in Islamist attack

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron led national tributes yesterday to the gendarme who switched places with a woman hostage during an attack on a supermarket in southern France last week and…

A year away from Brexit, Britons’ views still as entrenched as ever – UK to leave EU in March 2019

Britain split over whether to exit; Polls suggest little change in views GREAT YARMOUTH: Leaning over the counter of his seafood stall in the English seaside town of Great Yarmouth,…

Canadian man pleads guilty to mosque murders

QUEBEC CITY: A Canadian man known for his far-right, nationalist sympathies pleaded guilty yesterday to the killing last year of six worshipers at a Quebec mosque – a surprising turn…

Rapes, ethnic attacks rising in DR Congo’s lawless east

GOMA: Sexual and ethnic violence are alarmingly on the rise in Democratic Republic of Congo’s lawless east, spawning a humanitarian catastrophe with millions forced to flee their homes. At least…

Egyptian voters receive payments, food and incentives to go to polls

Sisi seeks big turnout, likely to win 2nd term   CAIRO: Egyptian voters said they had received payments, food and other incentives to go to the polls as authorities sought…

Amir opens Kuwait Motor City

Project aimed at developing motorsports in the country  KUWAIT: Under the patronage and attendance of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the ceremony for the opening…

Isco nets hat-trick as favourites Spain hit Argentina for six

Argentina were without injured Lionel Messi MADRID: Spain blew Argentina away on Tuesday but coach Julen Lopetegui insists they can take nothing for granted at this summer’s World Cup. A…

Zverev battles past Kyrgios after Isner shocks Cilic

KEY BISCAYNE: Alexander Zverev capitalised on a fast start against Australian Nick Kyrgios to grind out a 6-4 6-4 victory in a battle between two of the sport’s brightest prospects…

ICAI organizes first cricket tournament

KUWAIT: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Kuwait Chapter) organized its first cricket tournament exclusively for its members at Boulevard, Salmiya. Four teams Ledgerdary, Accountables’, Auditaholics and Red Inks…