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Trade woes drag down stocks

LONDON: Pressure on world shares from a US-driven trade dispute mounted yesterday, as a fast-charging dollar and a jump in oil prices also cranked up the pain in emerging markets.…

BP bets on electric car switch with Britain’s Chargemaster

LONDON: BP is buying Britain’s top electric vehicle charging firm Chargemaster and will initially roll out its ultra-fast chargers across its filling station network in the UK before turning its…

29th Jun

Daily E-Paper Kuwait Times…

Switzerland qualify for WCup knockouts, will play Sweden

NIZNHY NOVGOROD: Switzerland kept politics off the field and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a thrilling 2-2 draw yesterday that saw the Europeans through to the next…

Swedes beat Mexico 3-0 but both through to last 16

YEKATERINBURG: Sweden thumped Mexico 3-0 yesterday, overpowering their opponents after a scoreless first half in a result that means both teams advance to the World Cup last 16 at the…

Champions Germany crash out of WCup

KAZAN ARENA: Germany crashed out of the World Cup yesterday after a stoppage-time VAR-assisted goal from Younggwon Kim and a late second by Son Heungmin earned South Korea a famous…

Thiago, Paulinho steer Brazil into WCup’s last 16

MOSCOW: Brazil eased into the World Cup knockout stages after defeating Serbia 2-0 here yesterday, with superstar Neymar sparkling in a win which sets up a last 16 clash against…

28th Jun

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Govt approves proposal to merge bedoons’ agency with interior ministry

KUWAIT: The government has approved a proposal submitted by the parliament’s legislation affairs committee that calls for merging the central agency for stateless residents with the Interior Ministry, well-informed sources…

Dust storm hits Kuwait, expected to continue through weekend

KUWAIT: A dust storm hit Kuwait yesterday, forcing a number of flights to be diverted to neighboring countries and prompting authorities to issue a warning for motorists, while the official…

Kidnap rumors spark Indian mob attacks

AHMEDABAD: Indian police urged people yesterday not to believe false rumors spread on WhatsApp after a woman was killed and a dozen hurt in the latest mob attacks to leave…

Rescuers seek to drill hole in hunt for boys missing in Thai cave

CHIANG RAI, Thailand: Thai rescue workers will drill a narrow shaft into a cave where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are believed to be trapped by flood waters, Thailand’s…