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KD 3,000 a month deal made

KUWAIT: Ahmadi prosecution is considering the case of two sheikhs, one of whom made a deal with a Bangladeshi man to dump sewerage and industrial waste in his farm for…

Gulf states scrambling for Somalia

NAIROBI: A battle for access to seaports is underway in one of the world’s unlikeliest places: Somalia, now caught up in a regional struggle between Saudi Arabia and the United…

Child brides sold into sex slavery, domestic work

India court orders special trials for child rape cases   MUMBAI: Girls are being trafficked into domestic servitude or sex slavery after their parents illegally marry them off, said officials…

Vatican treasurer to face trial in Australia on historical sexual offence charges

MELBOURNE: Vatican Treasurer George Pell must face trial on charges of historical sexual offences, an Australian court ruled yesterday, making him the most senior Catholic official to be tried on…

Indian groom killed at wedding party by celebratory gunfire

NEW DELHI: Indian police yesterday arrested a man accused of killing a bridegroom when he marked his friend’s wedding with gunfire, the latest in a grim series of marriage celebrations…

Porn star sues Trump

NEW YORK: Porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, filed a lawsuit against the US president on Monday for defamation. Daniels, whose…

How old is Big Ben? The trivia Meghan Markle must know to become British

Would-be citizens must take quiz about life in UK   LONDON: US actress Meghan Markle will join Britain’s royal family when she marries Prince Harry this month but before she…

Japan’s ‘wood alcohol’

TOKYO: Discerning drinkers may soon be able to branch out after Japanese researchers said yesterday they have invented a way of producing an alcoholic drink made from wood. The researchers…

North and S Korea dismantle border speakers, fulfilling ‘summit pledge’

UN chief asked to verify test site shutdown   SEOUL: North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across their heavily fortified border yesterday, South Korea’s defense ministry…

Salah wins writers’ footballer of the year award

LONDON: Mohamed Salah was named as the football writers’ footballer of the year yesterday, completing a personal double after winning the players’ award for his incredible goal-scoring feats for Liverpool.…

Gulf Bank records 15% increase in Q1 net profit

Bank on the right track in delivering sustainable results: Alghanim KUWAIT: Gulf Bank K.S.C.P. announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. The Bank recorded a net profit…

BP logs soaring Q1 profits

LONDON: British energy major BP said yesterday that first-quarter net profits soared 70 percent on rising crude oil prices and increasing output. Earnings after taxation, or bottom-line net profit, jumped…