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Double Kabul suicide bombings kill 21, including journalists

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 21 people, including an AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, Afghan officials said. Also, at least 27 people were wounded, according to Wahid Majroh, the public health ministry’s spokesman who …

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Syria monitors: Missile attack kills 26, mostly Iranians

BEIRUT (AP) — An overnight missile attack in Syria’s northern region has killed 26 pro-government fighters, mostly Iranians, a Syria war monitoring group said Monday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack appears to have been carried out by Israel and targeted an arms depot for surface-to-surface …

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‘Scheme means Taj Mahal privatisation’ – ‘Adopt a Heritage’ slammed

NEW DELHI, April 29, (AFP): Heritage activists Sunday accused the Indian government of trying to privatise historic relics such as the Taj Mahal after it launched a controversial scheme allowing companies to “adopt” dozens of monuments. Opposition politicians accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of “leasing out” monuments under the …

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Kim to invite US experts for N-site shutdown

Trump presses for full denuclearisation SEOUL, April 29, (Agencies): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to invite experts and journalists from the United States and South Korea when the country closes its nuclear test site in May, Seoul officials said on Sunday, as US President Trump pressed for total …

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Russian women sentenced – Jail for DAESH links

BAGHDAD, April 29, (AFP): Iraq on Sunday sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of heavy verdicts against foreign women linked to the jihadists. The head of Baghdad’s Central Criminal Court, which deals with terrorism cases, said the …

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Saudi king launches building of entertainment mega-park

Riyadh, April 29, 2018 (AFP) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has launched construction of an “entertainment city” near Riyadh, part of a series of multi-billion dollar projects aimed at helping the oil-dependent kingdom diversify its economy. The project is part of a sweeping reform and investment programme dubbed “Vision 2030”, …

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Rohingya ordeal priority for Kuwait at the United Nations

Kuwait part of UNSC delegation to Myanmar and Bangladesh KUWAIT CITY, April 28, (KUNA): Kuwait Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Friday ordeal of Rohingya Muslim minority was a priority for Kuwait, specially during its UN Security Council membership. Kuwait’s humanitarian policy is one of the country’s foreign …

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Israel is not qualified for UNSC membership, says Kuwait envoy

‘Tel Aviv violating Council resolutions’ NEW YORK, April 28, (KUNA): As occupying power that violates multiple UN resolutions, Israel is totally unqualified for the Security Council membership, Kuwait representative to the UN said Thursday. Addressing a Security Council open debate on the situation in the Middle East, Mansour A. Al- …

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Kuwait’s KRCS opens project for Syrian orphans in Turkey

KD 42,000 project to benefit 140 orphans ANKARA, April 28, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) opened Saturday a multipurpose project for Syrian orphan refugees in Gaziantep city, south of Turkey. During the project’s opening ceremony, KRCS Chairman of the Board Dr Hilal Al-Sayer said that the total cost of …

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Kuwait welcomes Korea summit

Leaders set denuclearization goal SEOUL/KUWAIT CITY, April 28, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait on Friday welcomed the historic meeting between the leaders of South Korea and North Korea, which culminated in the signing of a peace agreement. An official source at the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry hailed the Korean leaders’ bravery …

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