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China urges US to ‘calm down’ in trade row

Possible new US tariffs on Chinese goods not ‘cataclysmic:’ Ross SINGAPORE/BEIJING: China yesterday urged the United States to “calm down” and return to reason after the Trump administration sought to…

Bahrain government rejects parliament’s subsidy reform plan

DUBAI: Bahrain’s government has rejected parliament’s proposals to reform allowances paid to Bahrainis squeezed by years of austerity on the grounds that they would break government spending caps, lawmakers said.…

Officials honor Kuwait shooters

KUWAIT: A reception was held for Kuwait shooters who participated in the Clay Shooting Grand Prix tournament that was held in Todi – Italy earlier in the month. The reception…

Curran treble lifts England as India reel in the first Test

Root laughs off Kohli’s run out send-off BIRMINGHAM: England’s Sam Curran took three wickets in quick succession as India suffered a dramatic top-order collapse in the first Test at Edgbaston…

Murray outfights Edmund; Zverev booked a matchup

Paire fined $16,500 for Washington meltdown WASHINGTON: Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray collected the biggest victory of his injury comeback Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Washington Open while…

Serie A champ Juventus top MLS All-Stars on penalties

Juventus prevail 5-3 in a shoot-out WASHINGTON: Serie A champions Juventus got the best of Major League Soccer’s All-Stars in a penalty shootout Wednesday after an entertaining 1-1 draw in…

‘Heading the ball’ riskier for female players: study

TAMPA: Brain damage from heading a football may be five times more extensive in women than men, said a US study based on nearly 100 amateur players. The report in…

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GCC ready to face closing of Hormuz Strait: Rasheedi

Hajraf details state budget’s final accounts in webcast KUWAIT: Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Bakheet Al-Rasheedi said yesterday GCC states have prepared emergency plans in case…

13,523 unemployed Kuwaitis during the first quarter of 2018

KUWAIT: The number of unemployed Kuwaitis reached 13,523 during the first quarter of 2018, including 3,540 males (26.18 percent) and 9,983 females (73.82 percent). Statistics from the Civil Service Commission…

Egypt seeks exoneration in degree fraud case

CAIRO/KUWAIT: Egypt’s ministry of higher education said yesterday that none of the country’s schools have issued fake college degrees to Kuwaiti students, underlining its “concern” over a case where fraudulent…

Cabinet may see reshuffle in November to avoid grillings

KUWAIT: Parliamentary sources said the government may see a Cabinet reshuffle before the end of the year and expected it to take place in November to avoid grillings that will…