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Shares sliding on trade war, German coalition concerns

Markets on edge before July 6 tariff deadline LONDON: A renewed slump in Chinese shares and a sobering set of global factory surveys sucked world markets lower yesterday, while the…

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: Study

PARIS: Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic…

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Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

NIZHNY NOVGOROD: Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the two sides…

Russia stun Spain on penalties

Akinfeev saves two penalties in a dramatic shootout MOSCOW: Russia captain Igor Akinfeev saved two penalties in a dramatic shootout as the World Cup hosts dumped title contenders Spain out…

Erdogan congratulates Amir on Sheikh Nasser’s successful surgery

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a phone call Saturday from the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan inquired about the health of First…

Cabinet rejects proposal to tax expats’ remittances

Govt gives priority to VAT bill, voting eyed before year’s end KUWAIT: The government has put the value-added tax (VAT) bill on its priorities’ list during the next parliamentary term…

Council rejects proposal to build fourth floor in citizens’ houses

KUWAIT: The Municipal Council’s technical committee yesterday rejected a proposal to allow citizens who already have built three floors in their government homes to build a fourth one, in addition…

Mullet fishing season begins

KUWAIT: With the beginning of the mullet fishing season yesterday, the prices of a mullet basket (approximately 30 kilograms) varied between KD 38 and 47. Notably, small mullet is a…

2,162 Kuwaiti students chosen for scholarships: Ministry

3,658 students accepted in internal scholarships KUWAIT: The Higher Education Ministry declared on Saturday the acceptance of 2,162 students for overseas scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. Some 894 male…

Interior, Education ministries coordinate to fight drugs

KUWAIT: Officials from the Drug Control General Department (DCGD) of the Interior Ministry and the Education Ministry’s Educational Development and Activities Department held a meeting yesterday to discuss creating new…