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Yearly Archives: 2015

ZARNESTI, Romania: Circus bear Mura wound up in the world’s biggest brown bear sanctuary in the heart of Romania’s Carpathian Mountains after refusing to perform any longer, following five years of unbearable abuse. Caged, beaten and starved by their...
KUWAIT: A Ugandan housemaid working in Kuwait was allegedly beaten and assaulted by her employers after taking a half day off for the Eid Al-Fitr holiday. She spoke with Kuwait Times to relate her ordeal and plead for help...
KUWAIT: Two Interior Ministry officials have identified roaming vendors as one of the most negative phenomena that Kuwait suffers from. The presence of those vendors in most of Kuwait’s main streets and roundabouts, working without license, permission or any...
KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih said that a new batch of 150 companies that do not exist on the ground have recently been discovered, adding that labor forces registered under them had ‘leaked’ into the...
KUWAIT: The Appeals Court yesterday overruled a criminal court verdict sentencing a citizen to 15 years in prison with labor for joining Islamic State (IS), and sentenced him to 10 years only. The citizen faced accusations of committing hostile...
KUWAIT: Firemen controlled an ammonia gas leak in an industrial Shuwaikh company. Ammonia gas is used for cooling in large refrigerators. The leak was discovered in the basement of a fruits company. Industrial Shuwaikh and Mubarak Al-Kabeer hazardous material...
KUWAIT: A citizen did not like what he saw and started a fight with a man after seeing him harass his sister inside a mall. The fight needed police interference to stop it. The harasser was charged with urging...
SURUC: Turkey said yesterday it had identified a suspect over a devastating suicide bombing on the border with Syria blamed on Islamic State jihadists, as the government rushed to bolster security on the porous frontier. Thirtytwo people were killed...
BEIRUT: Garbage piled up yesterday on the streets of cosmopolitan Beirut amid a growing dispute over tiny Lebanon’s largest trash dump, picketed by residents as it should have closed permanently days earlier. The main company in charge of picking...
ADEN: Two UN aid ships docked in Yemen’s devastated port city of Aden yesterday bringing desperately needed relief supplies after four months of fierce fighting between rebels and loyalist fighters. The humanitarian aid arrived as forces loyal to exiled...
BUJUMBURA: Burundians voted yesterday amid gunfire and grenade blasts, with President Pierre Nkurunziza widely expected to win a third term despite international condemnation and thousands of people fleeing feared violence. At least two people- a policeman and a civilian-were...
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama speaks to a veterans’ convention, then tapes an appearance with Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show” as concerns run high about Iran, veterans’ care and a shooting rampage against US Marines. Obama will travel to...

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