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Crackdown on Kuwaitis driving cars with Gulf number plates – One month grace period

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3, (KUNA): All Kuwaiti motorists who own and drive cars with license plates from Gulf countries have one month during which they must turn in these license plates to be replaced by Kuwaiti ones, said a Ministry of Interior official on Saturday. There are Kuwaiti motorists who …

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India still to find its ‘Crouching Tiger’

Bollywood blockbuster away from going global BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 2, (Agencies): One of Bollywood’s most successful producers believes the current generation of Indian film-makers is set to conquer the world — by moving beyond the traditional song and dance format. “India is still to find its “Crouching Tiger, Hidden …

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Real Madrid honors Ronaldo

Real Madrid held a special ceremony to honor Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday after he became the club’s all-time leading scorer. The club presented Ronaldo with a custom-made trophy in a ceremony attended by his family and teammates at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. After a long video showing Ronaldo’s official presentation …

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US, allies demand Russia halt Syria strikes outside IS areas

BEIRUT/MOSCOW, Oct 2, (Agencies): Russia bombed Syria for a third day on Friday, mainly hitting areas held by rival insurgent groups rather than the Islamic State fighters it said it was targeting and drawing an increasingly angry response from the West. The US-led coalition that is waging its own air …

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‘More Kuwaitis killed in traffic accidents as compared to expats’; Lingerie thrown on road causes traffic chaos

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: According to death statistics of 2014, 5,819 death cases were registered last year out of which 3,186 cases were of Kuwaiti citizens and 2,633 of expatriates. The total population of the country has reached 4.202 million out of which 1.298 million are Kuwaiti citizens. Sociology Expert …

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Local brew with Nepali liquor peddler

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Farwaniya securitymen arrested a Nepalese man in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh for trading in alcohol with 60 bottles of local liquor in his possession. While patrolling the area, the officers got suspicious of the man’s behavior especially since he threw the bag he was carrying upon sensing …

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Tanzanian expat busted for forgery; Charges KD 4,000 for ID change

SUSPECT CAPTURED WITH FOUR DIFFERENT FAKE PASSPORTS KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: A Tanzanian expatriate was arrested in Salmiya area for forging Kuwaiti passports and civil IDs as well as a number of documents associated with various governmental authorities and local banks. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior …

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Al-Askari wins 1st place in 200m freestyle in Bangkok

Kuwaiti swimmer Yousef Al-Askari won the first place Friday in the 200m freestyle event of the 8th Asian Age Group Championships, currently held in Bangkok, Thailand with participation of 31 countries. In the tourney’s second day, Al-Askari ended the competition, 18 year-old and above category, in 01:51.75 minute, Coach Ayman …

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New fine for phone-use while driving ‘not true’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: The Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior has denied that a new decision was issued to impose a fine of KD 250 and suspend for three months the driving licenses of those who use mobile phones while driving. In a press statement …

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Palestinian flag raised at UN, Abbas seeks full membership; Hamas wary over ‘emotional’ speech

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Oct 1, (AFP): The Palestinian flag was raised at the United Nations in a symbolic gesture Wednesday as leader Mahmud Abbas called on the world body to grant them full membership, warning the risk of religious conflict. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Abbas presided over …

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