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Black US teen shot dead ‘for ignoring police’

CHICAGO: A white Chicago policeman shot a black teen 16 times simply for having the “audacity” to ignore police, prosecutors said Monday, as opening arguments began in his politically-charged murder…

24 Bahais could face death penalty in Yemen: Amnesty

Rebels accuse Saudi, allies of targeting food warehouses DUBAI: Twenty-four Yemenis, including a teenage girl, could face the death penalty in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on charges linked to their…

Mangkhut death toll hits 74 in Philippines

ITOGON: The death toll in Typhoon Mangkhut hit 74 yesterday, Philippine authorities said, as rescuers used their bare hands to sift through a massive landslide in which dozens were feared…

Zain bags ‘Best Brand’ at Telecom World Middle East Awards 2018

Zain aspires to be a brand that unlocks opportunities for customers DUBAI: Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, is proud…

Kuwait consumer spending slows, weighed by holidays

Spending for services drops to 7.8% y-o-y from 10.4% in July KUWAIT: Growth in NBK’s consumer spending index slowed to 3.5 percent y/y in August from 6.5 percent in July,…

Burgan Turkey’s hedging strategy protects it against currency volatility

Al-Ajeel: Our business model is solid and well prepared to handle volatility if it persists KUWAIT: Burgan Bank Group (the Group) announced yesterday that its Turkish subsidiary, Burgan Bank A.S.…

South Africa’s top court legalizes personal, private cannabis use

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s top court ruled yesterday that private, personal cannabis use was legal in a landmark case that had pitted law enforcement agencies against marijuana advocates and the judiciary.…

‘Game of Thrones’ takes top prize at surprising Emmys

HBO’s record-breaking fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” stormed back onto the Emmys stage on Monday, winning the coveted best drama series prize on a night full of surprises, including an…

Emmys fashion: White-hot, glamorous and political

Under a bright California sun, Tinseltown’s A-listers sparkled on the Emmys red carpet on Monday in sultry satin dresses, eye-catching beaded gowns-and even a few pairs of sneakers-as they gathered…

Messi scores hat-trick as Barca thrash PSV

It’s time to win the Champions League: Messi BARCELONA: Lionel Messi pictures the Champions League ending with him hoisting the trophy and it began with him scoring a hat-trick yesterday…

Captains Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

Teams facing each other for the first time in UAE since 2006 ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash…

Sri Lanka slammed after cricket exit

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan newspapers and fans lambasted the national cricket team yesterday after the former champions were dumped out of the Asia Cup by up-and-coming Afghanistan. “The flop of Asia,”…