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N Korea offers to shut nuke test site

Trump presses for full denuclearization SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to invite experts and journalists from the United States and South Korea when the country closes its…

Tunisian Islamist party endorses a Jewish candidate

MONASTIR: Decked out in a striking blue suit and white shirt, matching his political allegiance, Simon Slama rubs shoulders with fellow candidates ahead of Tunisia’s municipal elections. Nothing unusual about…

Actress ‘sex-for-rent’ claim sparks debate

ACCRA: An actress who said women needed men to take care of them has sparked fierce debate in Ghana and widened the focus about sexual harassment in the country. Moesha…

Islamic State ally stakes out territory around Lake Chad

Islamists woo locals with seeds, fertilizer, grazing MAIDUGURI: From the shores of Lake Chad, Islamic State’s West African ally is on a mission: winning over the local people. Digging wells,…

Cold case culture: when writers revive the stalled investigations

Book sparks renewed interest in US murders LOS ANGELES: US detectives analyzed DNA to capture the former policeman alleged to be the notorious “Golden State Killer” but it was a…

Outrage as WWII sex slave memorial removed in Manila

MANILA: Advocacy groups voiced outrage yesterday after a memorial to women forced to work as sex slaves to Japanese soldiers during World War II was taken down in Manila. City…

Thrifty at 50: Pakistan keeps ageing Mirages flying

KAMRA: The sprawling complex at Kamra, west of Islamabad, reverberates at the thundering take-off of a Mirage Rose-1, the latest ageing fighter jet to have been gutted and reassembled by…

From dead voters to blackouts: Malaysia braces for ‘filthy’ poll

Malaysian activists gear up to battle widespread cheating   KUALA LUMPUR: “Phantom” voters, electoral roll tampering, mysterious power blackouts during recounts-Malaysian activists are gearing up to battle widespread cheating at…

Fellaini header inflicts more woe on Wenger

Wenger given Old Trafford send-off by Ferguson MANCHESTER: Arsene Wenger was honoured by Manchester United on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal manager, but left beaten once more…

Pliskova overhauls Vandeweghe to win Stuttgart Grand Prix title

Thanks for the wild card: Vandeweghe STUTTGART: Karolina Pliskova recovered from a slow start to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 and claim the Stuttgart Grand Prix title yesterday. The…

Zain award winners of Hunting and Equestrian Club’s festival

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, participated in awarding the winners of speed races in the Hunting and Equestrian Club’s Conclusion Festival for the season 2017-2018 under the…

KFH reports KD 44m net profit for Q1

Results confirm success of KFH’s strategy of innovation: Al-Marzouq   KUWAIT: Chairman of Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Hamad Abdulmohsen Al-Marzouq said that KFH has, by the grace of Allah, reported…