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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Viruses in Schools

The death of a student at a private school allegedly due to pneumonia a few weeks ago sparked anger. Some parents said that it was cholera, while some were reluctant to send their children to school. This is scary...
This time of the year in Kuwait is the best season for planting and growing vegetables and ornamental plants, both indoors and outside. The government provides land for those who want to grow vegetables both in Wafra and Abdally....
The weather is changing, and homeowners and apartment residents are flocking to plant nurseries in Rai looking for the perfect plants to decorate their homes, windows or balconies. The perfect plants, according to those shoppers, have to look admirable,...
DUBAI: Kasthuri Munirathinam, a 55-year-old mother of four from southern India, was plunged into debt after borrowing money to marry off her daughters. Like many before her, she was recruited through an agency and promised an opportunity to earn...
BEIJING: China announced the end of its hugely controversial one-child policy yesterday, after decades of strict, sometimes brutal enforcement left it with an ageing population and shrinking workforce, heightening the challenges of slowing growth. All couples will be allowed...
BEIRUT: Syria's main political opposition body and representatives of the armed opposition have not been invited to international talks on the country's war, an opposition politician and a rebel leader said. The Syrian government in Damascus has meanwhile yet...
ISTANBUL: Two Turkish newspapers critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan failed to appear yesterday, a day after riot police stormed their sister television stations and forced them off air. The action has provoked alarm among Turkey's Western allies and...
KATHMANDU: Fuel-starved Nepal has signed an agreement with China to import gasoline, diesel and cooking gas, effectively ending a monopoly on supply from India, which has restricted fuel convoys as a result of political protests in the Himalayan nation. The...
MUMBAI: A female passenger was prevented from boarding a domestic flight in India because she was showing too much leg, the budget carrier IndiGo and newspaper reports said yesterday. The woman travelling from the western city of Mumbai to India's...
NEW DELHI: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yesterday that India and Africa must join forces to call for reform of the United Nations to reflect the growing power of emerging nations on the global stage. In a speech...
BEIJING: China's military will take "all necessary" measures in response to any future US Navy incursions into what it considers its territorial waters around islands in the South China Sea, a Defense Ministry spokesman said yesterday. The statement by Col...
The film set in Japan after a nuclear catastrophe depicts greed, discrimination, loyalty, beauty - traits made more heartbreakingly human by the cast's inhuman star - a robot. In this eerie film, aptly called "Sayonara," people fearfully wait to...

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