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Monthly Archives: April 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian court yesterday handed a Danish man a one-week jail term for breaking a law against "fake news", the first person to be punished under the controversial legislation. The law, passed in early April, makes the...
Khamenei blasts US after Pompeo visits Riyadh ANKARA: Iran's supreme leader yesterday hit out at the United States a day after new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh, accusing Washington of trying to stoke a "regional crisis" by provoking...
JAKARTA: An Indonesian was jailed for five years yesterday for a Facebook post deemed offensive to Islam, his lawyer said, the latest conviction under the country's controversial electronic information law. Alnoldy Bahari, 39, was found guilty of spreading hate speech...
Poll shows most S Koreans believe North will denuclearize SEOUL: South Korean trust in North Korea has surged since last week's feel-good summit at which their leaders declared an end to hostilities and to work towards denuclearization of the peninsula....
KUWAIT: At 2 pm on May 6, tens of thousands across the globe will run, roll, and walk in the Wings for Life World Run. The charity run has one goal: to raise funds for Wings for Life, a...
Modern bats tend to be weaker because they don't undergo machine pressing MUMBAI: When the Indian Premier League's big hitters need their favourite bat urgently repaired there's one person they call upon-Aslam Chaudhry, a.k.a. "Batman". The 65-year-old bat-maker and fixer frequently...
'Indescribable emotions' for Barca skipper Iniesta MADRID: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde was delighted that his side "finally" wrapped up a 25th La Liga title with four matches to spare, after a Lionel Messi hat-trick secured a thrilling 4-2 victory at...
Bank delivered excellent performance in first quarter of this year: Behbehani   KUWAIT: Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) yesterday announced its financial results for the first quarter ended 31 March, 2018. Net profit was KD 10.0 million, a healthy 18 percent...
OPEC supply cuts and buoyant global demand underpin price spike KUWAIT: Despite continued increases in US shale production, oil prices saw sizeable gains last month as market fundamentals continued to tighten and geopolitical factors heightened concerns over supply stability. Brent...
Core PCE price index increases 1.9% from year ago WASHINGTON: US consumer prices accelerated in the year to March, with a measure of underlying inflation surging to near the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target as last year's weak readings dropped...
"Avengers: Infinity War" took in $630 million in its first weekend, the highest global opening of all time, industry estimates showed on Sunday. "The latest Marvel juggernaut... opened with $630M worldwide, making it the largest global weekend tally in...
The Kuwaiti documentary film "Threads of Gold" won first rank on Sunday night in the 19th Arab Radio and TV Festival held in Tunisia, as part of documentaries on Palestinian cause competition. This came during the closing ceremony of...

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