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Fake cop nabbed

KUWAIT: Highway patrols arrested a 22-year-old citizen for impersonating a traffic police detective. The suspect was seen parking his vehicle on an emergency lane, using detectives’ flashers on a civilian…

The growing popularity of K-pop in Kuwait

 At the start of the second millennium, the Korean wave began to sweep Arab media through television dramas and anime movies, which had been spreading like wildfire across the…

Life at work

 The average adult spends around one third of his or her life at work. The countless hours, days, weeks, months and years often slip by without one realizing. The…

EU powers back Iran nuclear deal

Trump mulls re-imposing sanctions on Tehran BRUSSELS: European powers yesterday insisted the 2015 deal to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions was working, as US President Donald Trump mulls re-imposing sanctions on…

Tunisia deploys army, makes 300 arrests as violence rages

Protesters burn down security headquarters TUNIS: Tunisian protesters burned down a regional national security headquarters near the Algerian border, prompting authorities to send in troops after police retreated, witnesses said,…

15,000 Cameroonian refugees flee to Nigeria amid crackdown

Move poses biggest challenge to President Paul Biya ABUJA: More than 15,000 Cameroonian refugees have fled to Nigeria amid a crackdown on Anglophone separatists, the United Nations (UN) refugee agency…

Surrender or be shot in the face, senior US soldier tells IS

WASHINGTON: US troops and their allies will shoot Islamic State jihadists in the face, beat them to death with shovels or drop bombs on them if they don’t surrender, the…

Trump blasts immigration ruling, calls court system ‘broken, unfair’

Senators urge quick democratic solution WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted the federal court system as “broken and unfair” after a judge blocked his administration’s move to…

Indian court orders probe into homeless being denied shelter due to lack of ID

MUMBAI: Uttar Pradesh state officials must investigate whether homeless people are denied access to shelters because they don’t have identity cards, which they cannot obtain without an address, India’s highest…

Myanmar army changes tack, admits killings of Rohingya

The tales from 655,000 Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh horrify the world BANGKOK: After months denying any wrongdoing, Myanmar has admitted its forces helped kill 10 Rohingya in custody in…

Japanese crime boss held in Thailand after ‘yakuza’ tattoos go viral

BANGKOK: A retired Japanese crime boss has been arrested in Thailand ending more than 14 years on the run after photos of his ‘yakuza’ tattoos and a missing little finger…

Elvis fans all shook up on Australia party train to annual fest

Elvis fans shook up Sydney’s Central station yesterday with hundreds rocking to his famous tunes ahead of a special train trip to outback Australia to celebrate the late entertainer’s birthday.…