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Death row art: A rare glimpse inside Vietnam’s secret jails

HANOI: Nguyen Truong Chinh proudly holds up intricately crafted animals, flowers and hearts—secret gifts made from plastic bags by a son on Vietnam’s death row. The palm-sized creations that his…

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Qatar’s Emir in Kuwait on a brotherly visit

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday held an Iftar (fast-breaking) banquet at Dasman Palace in honor of visiting Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al…

LeBron carries Cavs back to finals

LOS ANGELES: LeBron James booked his eighth straight NBA finals appearance, delivering another epic game-seven performance on the road as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Boston Celtics 87-79…

London mosque accepts bitcoin

LONDON: Looking for a new way to give money to charity as part of Ramadan? A mosque in Britain’s capital is willing to receive your donation – in bitcoin. The…

Merger not implemented properly: MGRP

KUWAIT: Secretary General of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fauzi Al-Majdali stressed that the rights of all MGRP employees are protected and that none of them will be…

Petrol truck fire put out; three hurt in Yarmouk house blaze

KUWAIT: Four teams of firefighters put out a fire in a patrol tanker which turned over before iftar time in front of 360 mall on Sunday, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate…

Kuwait’s diplomacy based on conviction of peace and cooperation: Amir

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said Sunday Kuwait’s diplomacy succeeded in maneuvering through joyful and sorrowful circumstances. This diplomacy is based on a conviction of…

Malian ‘hero’ to get French citizenship

PARIS: A Malian migrant who scaled a four-storey Paris apartment bloc with his bare hands to save a child was honored by French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday and offered citizenship.…

Abbas leaves hospital after eight-day stay

RAMALLAH: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas left hospital yesterday after eight days of treatment for pneumonia that led to intense speculation over the 83-year-old’s condition and who will eventually replace him.…

Italy president puts nation on path to fresh elections

ROME: Italy was hurtling to new elections within months yesterday as the country is mired in political chaos after a bid by two populist parties to form a government collapsed.…

‘Neutral’ ex-judge to rule Pak in run-up to tense elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan yesterday appointed former chief justice Nasir-Ul-Mulk as caretaker prime minister until a general election on July 25 which is expected to usher in the second-ever democratic transition in…