Monthly Archives: January 2018

FREETOWN: Four months after the landslides that killed her husband and more than a thousand others, Mariama Kamara has returned to the mountainside that collapsed onto their home to live in an unfinished building. Kamara is one of hundreds...
Districts still devastated months after IS was forced out - ‘90%’ of the bridges totally or partially destroyed MOSUL: It used to take Ahmad Meyssar just a few minutes to reach his university across a bridge over the river Tigris...
NEW DELHI: Around 13 million people living in northeastern India's largest state have been left off a controversial draft list of citizens released yesterday by authorities, who are under pressure to identify and expel illegal immigrants. Assam has long...
India and US blame LeT for 2008 Mumbai bombings ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's government plans to seize control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, who Washington has designated a terrorist, according to officials and documents reviewed by...
Wilson grabs point for Bournemouth LEICESTER CITY: Riyad Mahrez scored one and set up another as Leicester City strolled to a 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town in the Premier League yesterday. In a tepid first half, Wilfred Ndidi came closest...
Konta overcomes blip to get past Keys in Brisbane SHENZHEN: World number one Simona Halep swatted aside American Nicole Gibbs while Maria Sharapova was flawless in her straight sets victory over Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in the opening round of the...
Kuwait's credit growth weak in October; remains at 4.6% y-o-y   KUWAIT: Credit was weaker than expected in October, though growth rose to 4.6 percent y/y on base effects. The month saw total credit contract by KD 220 million. While some...
Random buying operations limit weekly growth KUWAIT: Boursa Kuwait ended last week with mixed performance. The Price Index closed at 6,408.01 points, down by 0.09 percent from the week before closing, the Weighted Index increased by 0.16 percent after closing...
MUMBAI: A series of raids by India's market regulator, investigating whether corporate announcements were prematurely leaked by market participants in social media chatrooms, were the largest it has conducted. But despite the scale of the action, the Securities and...
BEIRUT: Video footage of stray dogs apparently being poisoned by municipal staff has sparked a public outcry in Lebanon, with politicians rushing to post pictures of themselves with their pets. The video, shot in the south Beirut suburb of...
Hundreds of Indonesian couples celebrated getting married in Jakarta on New Year's Eve in a free mass wedding. The communal event, attended by 437 couples, was staged by authorities to ease residents' struggles with bureaucracy. Many Jakartans cannot access...

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