Home » 2018 » June (Page 2)

Central Bank of Kuwait marks golden jubilee of establishment

Creation decree established Kuwaiti Dinar as Kuwait’s official currency KUWAIT: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) will marked yesterday the golden jubilee of its establishment as the premier government-banking institute…

China’s Huawei can contribute to Kuwait’s development: Minister

KUWAIT: Working with Chinese network and smart phone giant Huawei provides Kuwait with the opportunity to absorb some of the global tech firm’s cutting-edge knowledge, Minister of Commerce and Industry…

KIB sponsors Int’l Day Against Drug Abuse

KUWAIT: As part of its ongoing efforts to build community-wide awareness, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) sponsored activities of the International Day Against Drug Abuse, which was organized by the Ministry…

Syrian rebels say in talks with Russia for southwest deal

Rebels do not accept Russian terms AMMAN/BEIRUT: Syrian rebels are negotiating with Russia to return state sovereignty in areas they control in the southwestern Deraa province, where the army has…

Threats, reforms and challenges: A momentous week for Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia has capped an extraordinary week in which its new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, pushed ahead with bold reforms undeterred by a grenade attack that sparked fears of…

Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah receives president of ITF

KUWAIT: Kuwait Tennis Association Honorary President Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received President of International Tennis Federation (ITF) David Haggerty at his Bneid Al-Qar diwan. Director General of Public Authority…

Protesters march against immigration policy in US

‘Occupy ICE’ camps set up in several US states WASHINGTON: Demonstrations were expected across the United States yesterday against President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policy, as calls grow by activists…

Gods of soccer: Ronaldo, Messi like you’ve never seen them

Looking regal in his Russian uniform, Cristiano Ronaldo gazes out pensively with his arms folded and “CR7” embroidered near his left shoulder. Behind him is Lionel Messi, also snappily dressed…

‘Sicario’ star Isabela Moner on getting the measure of Del Toro

Taller than Danny de Vito but much shorter than the average household refrigerator, child star Isabela Moner is the first to admit that she hardly cuts an imposing figure. But…

Mumbai’s Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings win UNESCO status

Mumbai’s Art Deco buildings-believed to be the world’s second largest collection after Miami-were added yesterday to UNESCO’s World Heritage List alongside the city’s better-known Victorian Gothic architecture. The decision was…

Saudi Arabia, Oman sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO added Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahsa Oasis and Oman’s ancient city of Qalhat to its World Heritage List on Friday, the world cultural body said. Authorities in Riyadh, as well as…

A Bob Dylan guitar fetches $495,000 at auction

A guitar that played a key role in Bob Dylan’s artistic evolution from folk music to rock fetched a half million at auction yesterday. The guitar, a 1965 Fender Telecaster…