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Monthly Archives: August 2018

 Currency exchange is one of the oldest professions in Kuwait, associated with travelling and trade. The trade movement in old Kuwait required the existence of places to exchange and replace currencies from the Arabian Peninsula and Iraq and Asia. In...
 Once an urbane symbol of modernity and refined city living, the Al-Sawaber Complex in Kuwait City is today a blot on the urban landscape. Slated to be torn down years ago, the complex has been mired in legal cases...
Diplomatic crisis intensifies over detained American pastor ISTANBUL: Turkey was yesterday drawing up retaliatory measures after Washington slapped sanctions on two Turkish ministers in the one of the biggest crises between the two NATO allies in recent years. Tensions have...
Sworn secrecy has helped shield perpetrators from the law PRISTINA: Raped during Kosovo's war for independence, Zana and thousands of other women are now eligible for financial aid from the government - a victory hard-won through years of lobbying. But...
Ban imposed in response to firebombs, border tension JERUSALEM: Israel reimposed a blockade on fuel deliveries to Gaza yesterday citing a resurgence in kites carrying firebombs over the border and signaling a brief pause in tensions may be ending. After...
Troops open fire on demonstrations against alleged electoral fraud HARARE: Soldiers and police cleared the streets of central Harare yesterday a day after a deadly crackdown on protestors as the Zimbabwean authorities begged for patience over the release of the...
Aides insist president not issuing an order WASHINGTON: Donald Trump yesterday told his attorney general to end the high-profile investigation into Russian election meddling that has ensnared key members of his presidential campaign and cast a long shadow over his...
DHAKA: Bangladesh shut down high schools across the country yesterday as tens of thousands of students protested for a fifth straight day after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus. Bangladesh's transport sector is widely seen as corrupt,...
Beijing insists on excluding US to diminish influence SINGAPORE: China wants military exercises and energy exploration with Southeast Asian nations in disputed waters, according to a draft document, but insists on outside countries being excluded in what analysts say is...
Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron are to lead an all-star cast in a new movie about former Fox News hosts Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly, who spoke up about sexual harassment at the network before the #MeToo movement kicked...
In generations past, the array of baby paraphernalia needed by new parents was carried in cumbersome totes of heavy plastic, often emblazoned with prints and patterns that spoke more to infants than to adults. But the style stork has...
Long-term teetotallers roughly 50% more likely to suffer Alzheimers PARIS: People who have sworn off alcohol for decades or longer run a higher risk of dementia late in life than moderate drinkers, according to a new study. Long-term teetotallers were roughly...

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