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Ethiopia lifts state of emergency as political crisis eases

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia yesterday cut short a state of emergency imposed after the resignation of the former prime minister, a move hailed as a positive sign the new government is…

Calls grow in Germany to expel disputed US envoy

BERLIN: Leading German politicians yesterday called for the new US ambassador to be expelled after the staunch ally of Donald Trump was accused of meddling in domestic politics and aggravating…

Top EU court rules same-sex partners have residence rights

LUXEMBOURG: Same-sex partners of EU citizens have the right to live in any member state whatever their nationality, even in countries that do not recognize gay marriage, the bloc’s top…

6th Jun

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Italy’s Conte takes aim at migrants in maiden speech

ROME: The leader of Italy’s new populist government vowed yesterday to redistribute migrants in the EU and review EU sanctions against Russia, in his first policy speech to lawmakers since…

Kuwait sovereign issuance: The fund manager’s view

We think it is very likely that Kuwait will offer sovereign debt to international markets in the third quarter of 2018, once Ramadan and the summer vacations are over. And…

5th Jun

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Finance Minister briefs MPs on GRF cash flow outlook, presents scenarios to boost liquidity

KUWAIT: In a joint off-floor government-parliament meeting held on Sunday, Kuwait’s Minister of Finance Dr Nayef Al-Hajraf briefed parliamentarians on the liquidity outlook for Kuwait’s General Reserves Fund (GRF) for…

Expat remittances drop by 13 %

KUWAIT: Remittances by expatriates living and working in Kuwait dropped by 13 percent during the first quarter of 2018, said money exchange sources, noting that the fall has been taking…

Meeting with joint committee fruitful: Defense Minister

KUWAIT: The meeting of the joint parliamentary committee on Sunday was excellent and fruitful, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said. Sheikh Nasser…

Ministers briefed on development plan report, Supreme Council meetings

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh briefed cabinet ministers on an annual follow-up report on the 2017-2018 development plan, including…

Court rejects ‘cheating’ students’ plea

KUWAIT: The court of urgent matters yesterday rejected six cases filed by high school students complaining about being deprived of the right to sit for all exams, which disappointed them,…