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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Brent crude jumps to above $50 a barrel VIENNA: The OPEC oil cartel defied expectations yesterday and nailed down its first joint output cut since 2008 after tough talks in Vienna, sending oil prices soaring. Brent North Sea crude for...
RIYADH: An outspoken billionaire Saudi prince has called for an "urgent" end to his country's ban on women driving, saying it is a matter not just of rights but of economic necessity. "Stop the debate: Time for women to...
KHAZER: In a camp near Mosul a picture of a three-year-old girl, snatched from her mother's breast by Islamic State militants when they overran her Christian town two years ago, is taped to a wall along with a desperate...
GAZA: Trained in martial arts and firearms, their muscled physiques bursting out of tight t-shirts, young men in Gaza are increasingly finding work with private security firms retained by banks, local celebrities and international visitors. Three private security companies...
WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton's aides and supporters are urging dispirited Democrats to channel their frustrations about the election results into political causes - just not into efforts to recount ballots in three battleground states. The former Democratic presidential candidate and...
PARIS: Three former Air France employees on trial for ripping company executives' shirts during a dispute over layoffs were found guilty yesterday in a case that highlighted the country's fraught labor relations. They were given suspended prison sentences of...
NEELUM VALLEY, Pakistan: Residents in Pakistani Kashmir are racing to build underground bunkers for the first time since the 1990s, frightened by what they say is the worst cross-border violence since a ceasefire was agreed in 2003. Months of...
'Actual number could be much higher' DHAKA: At least 10,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks after fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar, the United Nations said yesterday. An estimated 30,000 Rohingya, a Muslim minority living mostly in Myanmar,...
MANILA: Troops in the southern Philippines retook a disused building from Muslim militants yesterday, ending an intense five-day siege that killed dozens of fighters the authorities say had pledged allegiance to Islamic State. The incident highlights the challenges facing...
MANILA: Thousands of Filipino protesters returned yesterday to the site of a 1986 revolt that ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos, this time to condemn his burial at a heroes' cemetery. Police said at least 3,000 people gathered at the "People...
LONDON: Liverpool reached the League Cup semi-finals after 17-year-old Ben Woodburn enjoyed a night to remember by becoming the club’s youngest ever goalscorer when he wrapped up a 2-0 victory over Leeds United on Tuesday. The youngster volleyed powerfully into...
OtaibiKUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sports Club (KSSC) will organize the Public Sports Authority tournament at Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex from December 2-4. The tournament includes skeet, trap, double trap, 10m pistol and rifle, and 50m rifle besides Olympic...

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