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Mahathir axes Singapore high speed rail link

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday he was scrapping a project to build a high-speed railway to Singapore, in an ominous sign for the neighbors’ famously fractious…

Anti-FARC conservative wins in Colombia, faces leftist in runoff

BOGOTA: Conservative candidate Ivan Duque won the first round of Colombia’s presidential election but fell short of the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a runoff next month. The 41-year-old…

Jordan’s veteran musicians revive Arab song

A group of musicians are causing a sensation in Jordan by reviving the golden age of Arab song-and not one of them is under the age of 50. “I would…

Boyband BTS make K-Pop history by topping US album charts

SEOUL: South Korean boyband phenomenon BTS have become the first K-Pop group to rise to the top of the US album charts, a vivid illustration of the genre’s growing global appeal.…

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

KABUL: The door of the blue bus slides open and dozens of children excitedly bound up the steps, eager to get their hands on hard-to-find books in Kabul’s first mobile library.…

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Warriors crush Rockets, force game seven

LOS ANGELES: The Golden State Warriors showed their championship mettle Saturday, roaring back to rout the Houston Rockets 115-86 to force a decisive game seven in the NBA Western Conference…

Qatar bans UAE, Saudi goods; embargo anniversary nears

DOHA: Qatar has ordered shops to remove goods originating from a group of Saudi Arabia-led countries which a year ago imposed a wide-ranging boycott on the emirate, Doha officials said…

Defense Minister visits officers participating in ‘Restoration of Hope’

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah expressed his pride over the Kuwaiti army’s participation in a military operation in Saudi Arabia, saying…

Auto theft gang busted in Jleeb

KUWAIT: Farwaniya detectives arrested a gang that stole vehicles in Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh, the Interior Ministry’s relations and security media department said. Case papers indicate that detectives were tipped off concerning…

Finding a better job

I spent the last week working from Silicon Valley, meeting with lawyers from big corporations such as Google, HP, Facebook, Airbnb and so on. Working in Silicon valley is lucrative,…

Iran sanctions shadow falls on German banks

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Germany’s biggest lenders have shied away from business with Iran after past penalties for breaching US sanctions, but smaller banks have leapt on opportunities afforded by the…