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With Brexit clock ticking, PM gathers fractious party

BIRMINGHAM: Prime Minister Theresa May gathered her party for its annual conference yesterday, under immediate attack from leading rival Boris Johnson over her strategy for pulling Britain out of the…

Indonesians turn to Facebook in desperate search for loved ones

Distraught Indonesians in grim search for family members JAKARTA: Indonesians desperate to trace loved ones missing in the earthquake and tsunami that struck the island of Sulawesi are turning to…

Doomsayers see cracks in world economy

Rising interest rates could pop a debt-fueled Wall Street bubble WASHINGTON: Over the last decade, the world’s major economies floated themselves out of recession on oceans of easy money and…

Saudi says to eliminate deficit by 2023

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said yesterday it expects to balance its budget by 2023, as oil prices rebound and the deficit-hit kingdom looks to diversify revenue. “The deficit is expected to…

Musk to resign as Tesla chairman, remain as CEO in SEC settlement

SEC charge Musk with misleading investors with tweets WASHINGTON: Tesla Inc and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and the billionaire will step down…

Saudi Arabia embraces yoga in pivot towards ‘moderation’

In a sparse, wood-floored studio, Saudi women squat, lunge and do headstands. Even a year ago, teaching these yoga postures could have rendered them outlaws in the conservative Islamic kingdom.…

Topless, singing Serena sparks internet breast cancer stir

Tennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing “I Touch Myself” to raise awareness for breast cancer. In the Instagram video,…

Kanye West is now Ye, but unchanged on backing Trump

Kanye West has decided that he now wants to be called Ye. But on political matters, nothing has changed for the pro-Trump rapper. “The being formally (sic) known as Kanye…

Kuwait ice hockey players gears up for winter sports

KUWAIT: As the news of the Falcons winning an amateur Hong Kong tournament reached Kuwait, Fuhaid Al-Ajmi, a former ice hockey player and current President of the Kuwait Winter Games…

Qualitynet announce its partnership with Pro-Vision Sport Management until 2021

KUWAIT: As part of its social responsibility and support for sports and social events, Qualitynet announced extending its partnership with Pro-Vision Sport Management until 2021. This was announced during a…

Crown Prince shooting tournament kicks off Wednesday

KUWAIT: HH The Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will start Wednesday evening with the official training on the 10 meter air pistol and rifle, while competitions in all…

La Liga wide open as Real, Barca, Atletico stumble

Real Madrid failed to win for the third time in four league outings BARCELONA: Spain’s biggest three clubs, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, find themselves in the bizarre situation…