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US governor resigns amid sex scandal, finance probe

CHICAGO: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens – once a rising Republican political star – resigned Tuesday amid expanding investigations of a sex scandal and potential violations of campaign finance laws. It…

Journalist murdered in northern Mexico, at least 5th of 2018

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico: A Mexican journalist was found beaten to death Tuesday in the northern state of Tamaulipas, on the US border, prosecutors said, at least the fifth reporter murdered…

MPs object decision on Kuwaitis in private sector

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday objected to a government decision to place a body overseeing Kuwaitis employed in the private sector to the Public Manpower Authority which supervises over two million expatriate…

Tensions soar as Israel hits Gaza militant bases

GAZA: Israel carried out strikes against militant bases in the Gaza Strip yesterday after a barrage of mortar fire from the Palestinian enclave further boosted tensions following weeks of deadly…

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Qatar’s Shura Council approves a draft law on permanent residency

DOHA: Qatar has moved closer to granting permanent residency to foreigners after its senior legislative body approved a draft law, first announced in the wake of the ongoing Gulf crisis.…

Student arrested after attacking school principal in Dhaher

KUWAIT: A high school student was arrested yesterday after attacking a school principal in protest after he was barred from taking his finals for cheating, in yet the latest incident…

Kuwait Airport ready for summer season

KUWAIT: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said yesterday it was carrying out refurbishments in Terminal I of Kuwait International Airport for the 2018 summer season. DGCA temporarily stopped…

Libya leaders commit to Dec 10 elections

PARIS: Four Libyan leaders yesterday committed to holding elections in the fractured country on Dec 10 in a joint statement issued at a peace conference in Paris. The four men,…

Tense Germany, Turkey mark deadly 1993 neo-Nazi attack

SOLINGEN, Germany: Germany yesterday remembered the five ethnic Turkish victims of a murderous neo-Nazi arson attack 25 years ago, amid warnings of resurgent German xenophobia and simmering bilateral tensions ahead…

Top North Korean general on way to US ahead of summit

SEOUL: US President Donald Trump confirmed yesterday that a senior North Korean official is headed to New York for talks as preparations for his historic summit with Kim Jong Un…

US pays tribute to war fallen on Memorial Day

WASHINGTON: From President Donald Trump visiting the main US military cemetery to parades and solemn remembrances, Americans honored their fallen war heroes for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday. Across…