Kuwait’s Cabinet members take oath before Amir

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received yesterday at Bayan Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad...

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Britain slashes 2021 growth in pandemic-fighting budget

LONDON: Britain yesterday sharply cut the growth forecast of its virus-ravaged economy, warning the pandemic was still causing "profound damage" in an annual budget...

Movies & Music

Tina Turner meets ‘new generation’ with moving new doc

Music legend Tina Turner is the subject of one of the most successful biopics ever made but a new documentary sees her confront her...


Agar shines as Australia down Black Caps

WELLINGTON: Spinner Ashton Agar produced the best bowling performance in Australia's Twenty20 international history in a 64-run win over New Zealand in Wellington yesterday....

Fashion & Art

Rug hunters risk death in search for Afghanistan’s last antique carpets

In his quest to track down the last of Afghanistan's antique rugs, Chari Allahqul has weathered high-country blizzards, suffered beatings from armed robbers, and...

Health & Science

Firemen battle blaze at Subhan warehouse

Subhan, Mubarak Al-Kabeer, Salmiya, Ardiya and backup fire centers battled a fire at a Subhan warehouse. No injuries were reported.


How beers and Vikings gave Bluetooth its name

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: One of the best-known modern technologies owes its name and logo to a Viking-era king with a bad tooth: a quarter century...