Kuwait Amir congratulates public on advent of Eid Al-Fitr

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated Kuwait's nationals and expatriates on the advent of the festive celebration of Eid...

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Slowest China population growth in decades

BEIJING: China's population has grown at its slowest pace in decades, reaching 1.41 billion, census results showed yesterday, highlighting fears of a looming crisis...

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‘Tears of joy’: Milan’s La Scala opera house reopens to public

Milan's legendary La Scala opera house erupted into huge applause on Monday to hail a stirring performance at its triumphant reopening after six months...


History made as Westbrook sets NBA triple-double record

LOS ANGELES: Russell Westbrook wrote his way into NBA history on Monday, bagging the 182nd triple-double of his career to break Oscar Robertson's 47-year-old...

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Twirl and spin: Damascus family preserves Sufi whirling tradition

Three-year-old Anas Al-Kharrat gracefully raises one hand to the sky as his long white robe twirls around his tiny spinning body. His dancing skills...

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Growing movement for ‘fair share’ climate commitments

PARIS: When US President Joe Biden pledged last month to cut his country's carbon emissions in half by 2030, Japan and Canada quickly followed...


WhatsApp delays enforcing new privacy terms

WASHINGTON: Facebook-owned messaging colossus WhatsApp on Friday retreated again from its plan to force users to accept new terms which critics said could expand...