Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Monthly Archives: March 2016

KUWAIT: Three thieves posing as detectives stole the motorcycle of a citizen and dumped him in an area behind Jabriya police station. A security source said while the citizen was riding his bike on Fahaheel Expressway, he was surprised...
KUWAIT: Five citizens were involved in a bloody fight using sharp objects in Fintas. Two of them received various stab wounds, and it was found the fight was over earlier disputes. Policemen responded and brought the fighters under control....
WASHINGTON: In his handwritten will, Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth - the bulk of which he wanted to be used "on jihad, for the sake of Allah". The will was...
DUBAI: A bus traveling through northwestern Oman's desert crashed into a truck and a passing car later slammed into the wreckage early yesterday morning, killing at least 18 people and injuring 16 others, police said. Authorities received first word...
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city yesterday, police said, adding security forces killed the gunman. Sheikh Ayed Al-Qarni was in hospital following the shooting in Zamboanga city but did...
NEW DELHI: India’s army made candidates at a recruitment day in Bihar take a written exam in their underwear to prevent them from cheating, reports said yesterday, after a spate of exam scandals in the eastern state. Images in...
KABUL: Afghan women and girls accused of so-called moral crimes are often forced to endure invasive and scientifically questionable "virginity tests" by government doctors, according to human rights advocates. Improving the lives and rights of women remains a major challenge...
RAWALPINDI: Tens of thousands of supporters yesterday cheered and threw flowers at the casket of a bodyguard executed for killing the governor of Pakistan's most populous province over his call to reform a strict blasphemy law. Security was tight at...
NEW DELHI: The UN climate panel's former chairman, Rajendra Pachauri, was charged yesterday with stalking and sexually harassing a woman who worked at the New Delhi environmental think tank he's headed for more than three decades. Police filed the case...
BEIRUT: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pledged yesterday to do his part to guarantee the success of a shaky ceasefire that was largely holding into its fourth day. World powers have thrown their weight behind the landmark truce as a...
RIYADH: A Qatari and a Jordanian were among five people executed in Saudi Arabia yesterday, bringing to 69 the number of people it has put to death this year. The Qatari, Mohammed Jarboui, was executed in the eastern region...
TOKYO: A Japanese government study has found nearly a third of working women who responded to a survey reported being sexually harassed on the job, such as being subjected to unwanted physical contact or degrading comments. The study, released...

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