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Monthly Archives: September 2016

RIYADH: Thousands of Saudis have signed a petition urging an end to the guardianship system that gives men control over the study, marriage and travel of female relatives, activists said yesterday. The petition calls for the kingdom's women to...
HEMPSTEAD, New York: Republican Donald Trump vowed yesterday to hit rival Democrat Hillary Clinton harder in the next US presidential debate after she put him on the defensive by accusing him of being racist, sexist and a tax dodger...
DRESDEN: Bomb attacks hit a mosque and an international convention centre in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said yesterday, adding that they suspected a xenophobic and nationalist motive. No one was injured in the blasts late Monday in...
THE HAGUE: War crimes judges yesterday sentenced a Malian jihadist to nine years in jail for destroying the fabled shrines of Timbuktu, in a landmark ruling experts hope will help safeguard the world's vulnerable monuments. Judges at the International...
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad has branded an address by India's foreign minister to the UN in which she accused Pakistan of terrorism in disputed Kashmir as a "litany of falsehoods". Tensions between the longtime rivals have spiked over a recent attack...
MANILA: The new Philippine president uses an expletive to warn key ally Barack Obama not to lecture him on human rights and, in another impromptu speech, declares a dramatic policy change in policy such as removing US counterterrorism forces...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court yesterday dismissed an appeal brought by lawyers for a mentally ill prisoner facing execution, and a rights group said he could now be hanged next week. Imdad Ali, who is aged around 50, was sentenced to...
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police yesterday exhumed the body of a prominent anti-establishment newspaper editor as part of an investigation into his murder, widely blamed on the regime of former strongman president Mahinda Rajapakse. Lasantha Wickrematunga, a fierce critic of...
KUWAIT: Gulf Bank successfully concluded its lead sponsorship of the 8th Euromoney conference in Kuwait, which took place yesterday at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuwait. The theme of this year's conference was 'Meeting the Challenge of Financial Innovation...
KUWAIT: The Sultan Center announced yesterday the launch of TSC's Gold Card Rewards Program, an addition to the current TSC Rewards Program designed to reward TSC's most loyal customers with a unique shopping experience. Gold Card Members will receive...
KUWAIT: ACICO Construction has launched its new 'smart parking system' to help resolve a space crunch in many areas of Kuwait. "This is a new product by ACICO. We want to help manage the distressing parking problems in Kuwait....
DORTMUND: Andre Schuerrle rescued Borussia Dortmund yesterday with an 87thminute equaliser to seal a 2-2 draw with Real Madrid and deny the Spaniards a rare Champions League win in Germany. Real were minutes from a first win in Dortmund...

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