Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Monthly Archives: August 2017

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump yesterday threw his weight behind efforts to give English-speakers priority for US residency cards and halving the number of legal migrants admitted to the country. Trump backed proposals that would reform the process of...
KUWAIT: According to a ministerial decree issued by Health Minister Jamal Al-Harbi on Tuesday, the new health fees that will be paid by expatriates for using services at public hospitals and polyclinics will be as follows from Oct 1.   Fees...
MUMBAI: India's central bank yesterday cut interest rates for the first time in almost a year amid sluggish growth and record-low inflation in the world's fastest growing economy. The Reserve Bank of India announced the benchmark repo rate-the level...
BEIJING: The Trump administration is weighing plans to punish China for forcing US and foreign companies to share their technology in return for access to the vast Chinese market, a personal familiar with US discussions said yesterday. The administration...
A group of rappers who say they had to flee Libya for their art were on their way to Italy yesterday after being rescued by a charity boat. The self-described musicians were among a group of 17 mostly Libyan...
RIO DE JANEIRO: Michel Temer is the ultimate political kingmaker who rose unexpectedly to take Brazil's presidency himself but now faces a vote by lawmakers on whether he should be tried for corruption. Known in his long career as...
PODGORICA, Montenegro: Vice President Mike Pence said yesterday the future of the Balkans belongs in the West, reaffirming US commitment to the still-tense European region amid strong Russian pressure to assert its historical influence there. Pence was speaking in...
PRETORIA: A South African policeman present at the suspicious death of a anti-apartheid campaigner in 1971 should be charged with murder, a court heard yesterday as the official version of events came under harsh scrutiny. Joao Rodrigues, a former...
BANGKOK: Heavy rains have brought some of the worst floods in years to Thailand's rural northeast where 23 people have died over the past month, officials said yesterday. Flash floods have disrupted air travel, inundated rail tracks and swallowed...
LONDON: Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, conducted his final solo public engagement yesterday, overseeing a military parade in the pouring rain that capped a lifetime of service. The Duke of Edinburgh, wearing a raincoat and...
ANKARA: Turkey yesterday replaced the land, air and naval commanders of the military, in a major shake-up of the armed forces just over a year after a failed coup bid. The decision from the nation's top armed forces body-now...
KUWAIT: The Consumer Business Group (CBG) at Huawei Technologies - Kuwait yesterday launched the HUAWEI nova 2 and HUAWEI nova 2 Plus smartphones, which feature bold new breakthroughs including an upgraded camera and an advanced audio experience. With a...

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