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Monthly Archives: August 2018

MANILA: A businesswoman at the centre of a massive Manila corruption scandal has been charged in the US with laundering about $20 million allegedly pilfered from the Philippine state, prosecutors said, adding they would seek her extradition. A federal...
CHENNAI: Indian police are investigating the use of growth hormones in a sex trafficking case, following the arrest of eight people charged with exploitation of children in brothels in Telangana state. Eleven girls, including four below age 7, were...
MAZAR-I-SHARIF: More than 150 Islamic State fighters surrendered in Afghanistan yesterday, Afghan officials said, a move which they and the Taleban hailed as the end of the extremist group in the northern part of the country. The apparent IS...
Al-Sager: Solid results reflect Group's sound strategy KUWAIT: National Bank of Kuwait-Bahrain (NBK Bahrain), the branch of NBK Group in Bahrain, reported net profits of BHD 55 million (equivalent to KD 44.3 million) for the first half of 2018 compared...
KUWAIT: Abdulfatah M R Marafie - Chairman of The Commercial Real Estate Company (Al-Tijaria) has stated that the business outcome of the company for the financial period which ended on 30.06.2018, resulted in achieving net profits of KD 7,154,131. The...
Management presents overview of Kuwait's operating environment KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) held a webcast on its earnings on July 30 in which speakers from KFH executive management Mazin Al-Nahedh, Group Chief Executive Officer, Shadi Zahran, Group Chief Financial Officer...
KUWAIT: This summer, medical experts across departments at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) in London have come together to raise awareness of the importance of children keeping active and engaged during the summer months, especially for children...
Facebook shuts down 32 fake pages, accounts SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify...
Doused in acid as punishment for rejection, Patricia Lefranc is typical of the thousands of women whose lives are ruined by ex-partners armed with acid. But instead of hiding away, the 54-year-old Belgian is using her disfigurement to fight...
Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit since he was 15. Business has never been better. Inside the hard, green shell that dangles from the spindly branches...
Half-centuries from skipper, Dickwella lift Sri Lanka   DAMBULLA: Half-centuries from skipper Angelo Mathews and Niroshan Dickwella helped Sri Lanka post 244 for eight against South Africa in the second one-day international in Dambulla yesterday. Both Mathews, who made an unbeaten...
BASSETERRE: Kesrick Williams' career-best bowling figures and a hurricane batting cameo by Andre Russell highlighted an efficient effort by the West Indies in defeating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the rain-affected opener of the three-match T20 International series at...

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