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Monthly Archives: May 2018

KUWAIT: Ahmadi prosecution is considering the case of two sheikhs, one of whom made a deal with a Bangladeshi man to dump sewerage and industrial waste in his farm for KD 2 per tank, while the other sheikh kept...
NAIROBI: A battle for access to seaports is underway in one of the world’s unlikeliest places: Somalia, now caught up in a regional struggle between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on one side, with Qatar backed by...
India court orders special trials for child rape cases   MUMBAI: Girls are being trafficked into domestic servitude or sex slavery after their parents illegally marry them off, said officials in the Indian state of Maharashtra yesterday. Researchers are conducting the...
MELBOURNE: Vatican Treasurer George Pell must face trial on charges of historical sexual offences, an Australian court ruled yesterday, making him the most senior Catholic official to be tried on such allegations. He pleaded not guilty. Magistrate Belinda Wallington...
NEW DELHI: Indian police yesterday arrested a man accused of killing a bridegroom when he marked his friend's wedding with gunfire, the latest in a grim series of marriage celebrations gone wrong. A video of Sunil Verma, 25, being...
NEW YORK: Porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, filed a lawsuit against the US president on Monday for defamation. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, lodged the complaint with...
Would-be citizens must take quiz about life in UK   LONDON: US actress Meghan Markle will join Britain's royal family when she marries Prince Harry this month but before she can become a British citizen, it will help her to know...
TOKYO: Discerning drinkers may soon be able to branch out after Japanese researchers said yesterday they have invented a way of producing an alcoholic drink made from wood. The researchers at Japan's Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute say...
UN chief asked to verify test site shutdown   SEOUL: North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across their heavily fortified border yesterday, South Korea's defense ministry said, fulfilling a promise made at last week's historic summit. The...
LONDON: Mohamed Salah was named as the football writers' footballer of the year yesterday, completing a personal double after winning the players' award for his incredible goal-scoring feats for Liverpool. The Egypt international narrowly topped the poll of the 400-strong...
Bank on the right track in delivering sustainable results: Alghanim KUWAIT: Gulf Bank K.S.C.P. announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. The Bank recorded a net profit of KD 10.8 million, an increase of 15 percent over...
LONDON: British energy major BP said yesterday that first-quarter net profits soared 70 percent on rising crude oil prices and increasing output. Earnings after taxation, or bottom-line net profit, jumped to $2.5 billion (2.1 billion euros) in the three...

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