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Kuwait set to import fuel oil in 2018: KNPC CEO

Imports needed after start-up of Clean Fuel Project DUBAI, April 3, (RTRS): Kuwait is set to import fuel oil to use mainly in power generation for about a year following the start-up of the Clean Fuel Project by 2018, the chief executive of state refiner Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) …

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Al-Attiyah and Walkner ‘lead’

QASR AL SARAB, UAE, April 3: Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah found himself alongside Austrian KTM Red Bull Factory team rider Matthias Walkner at the top of the leader board of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered By Nissan, after the second 289.39km Nissan stage of the event through t he …

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Desperate quest for survivors – Mudslide toll hits 254

MOCOA, Colombia, April 2, (Agencies): Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, killing 254 people, injuring hundreds and sending terrified residents, some in their pajamas, scrambling to evacuate. Heavy rains caused several …

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Fire engulfs Dubai tower

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 2, (AP): An inferno burned early Sunday in a highrise tower complex being built alongside Dubai’s largest mall, its thick black smoke shrouding the world’s tallest building nearby in this desert metropolis where skyscraper blazes remain a worry. Though authorities said the fire caused no …

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Asian American Media Group Accuses Scarlett Johansson of ‘Lying’ About ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Whitewashing Controversy

LOS ANGELES: The Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) has blasted the casting choice of Scarlett Johansson in “Ghost in the Shell” just ahead of the film’s opening weekend. In a statement released Friday, the group condemned the movie’s “whitewashing” of Johansson’s character Motoku Kusanagi who first appeared in …

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KAMCO acquires Amazon’s largest UK distribution warehouse

Deal worth approximately 61 mln sterling pounds KUWAIT CITY, April 2: KAMCO Investment Company, a leading investment company with one of the largest AUMs in the region, acquires Amazon’ UK Services Ltd’s largest distribution warehouse for approximately 61 million sterling pounds. KAMCO announced that the acquired property is leased to …

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Kuwaiti nationals win custom car, bike competitions

Kuwaiti cars amateurs won five prizes in the Custom Show Emirates in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Head of Kuwait’s vintage cars team, Tariq Al-Tariqi, told KUNA that Hamad Al-Kharji won the best design for the Custom muscle cars through his car (Camaro Z28), made in 1969. He added that Hamad …

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‘Should we leave country’ – Fishermen without homes

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: In a shocking move, thousands of fishermen yesterday were evicted from their living quarters in Sharq after the rents for the month of April were paid. The authority behind the eviction order gave the excuse that it wants to remove the quarters. Fishermen decried the move, …

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88 people hospitalized after gas leak in Sharjah – Five out of 26 admitted in Kuwaiti hospital

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Several workers from India, Pakistan and Nepal aged between 24 and 38 years were exposed to caustic chlorine gas cylinder fumes on Thursday and Friday in Sharjah Industrial Area and referred to various hospitals, reports Gulf News. Police sources said authorities are looking for a man …

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GCC vows support to anti-IS fight – Iran interference hit

RIYADH, April 1, (KUNA): The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministerial Council has affirmed the GCC constant stances and resolutions against terrorism and extremism. In the statement at the conclusion of its 142nd meeting on Thursday, the council also confirmed a continuation of the GCC support to the international coalition fighting …

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