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BMW M2 Coupe: Simply a high-performance sports machine – Car powered by new six-cylinder in-line with M TwinPower Turbo technology

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: The new BMW M2 Coupe sets a fresh benchmark for dynamic potency and agility in the compact high-performance sports car segment. With its high-performance six-cylinder in-line engine, rear-wheel-drive agility, lightweight aluminium M Sport suspension and extrovert styling, the new BMW M2 Coupe has all the ingredients …

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Arsenal see off Swansea to remain hot on City’s heels

SWANSEA, United Kingdom, Oct 31, (AFP): Arsenal remain hot on the heels of Premier League leaders Manchester City thanks to a 3-0 victory over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. A first half goal from Olivier Giroud and second half efforts from Laurent Koscielny and Joel Campbell kept the …

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17 children die as 3 boats sink

ATHENS, Oct 30, (AFP): At least 17 children drowned when three boats sank en route from Turkey to Greece, officials said Friday, the latest tragedy to strike migrants braving wintry seas to seek asylum in Europe. Nine adults also lost their lives when the boats went down, with the drownings …

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Bullock entertains as ruthless campaign operative – ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ has absolutely perfect timing

They say timing is everything — or at least a whole lot. And on several fronts, the George Clooney-produced “Our Brand is Crisis,” starring Sandra Bullock as a damaged, ruthless political consultant, has absolutely perfect timing. First, it’s election season: Enough said! And second, with all the recent discussion about …

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Impact book playoffs spot – Didi on target

MONTREAL, Oct 30, (AFP): Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba kept up his incredible scoring record as Montreal Impact cruised past Toronto FC 3-0 to advance in the MLS Cup playoffs on Thursday. The Ivory Coast international bagged his 12th goal in 12 games since signing for Montreal in July after …

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JAL six month profit soars

TOKYO, Oct 30, (AFP): Japan Airlines said Friday its six-month net profit soared nearly 29 percent, after rival All Nippon Airways also posted upbeat results as the carriers benefit from a surge in tourism and a steep slide in fuel costs. Visitor arrivals in Japan have surged as a weak …

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Kuwait considers petrol price increase of up to 90%: report

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The Kuwaiti government has formed a special committee to study the possibility of increasing petrol prices by 70 percent to 90 percent, according to a report by Arab News. The price increase will come as a consequence of a gradual reduction of government subsidies on petrol …

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iPhone sales fuel Apple profit boost – Company’s most successful year over: Cook

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28, (AFP): Apple said Tuesday that surging iPhone sales helped propel a sharp rise in quarterly profits, as the tech giant delivered a record 48 million of the smartphones. Profits rose 31 percent to $11.1 billion, while revenues jumped 22 percent from a year ago to $51.5 …

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Chelsea dumped out of ‘Capital One Cup’ – Wednesday stun Arsenal

LONDON, Oct 28, (RTRS): Chelsea’s woes continued when the holders were dumped out of the Capital One (League) Cup fourth round following a shootout defeat by Stoke City while Arsenal suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at second tier Sheffield Wednesday. Boss Jose Mourinho will be under mounting pressure after Eden …

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Bond greatest intelligence asset – Fictional spy helped boost real-life counterparts’ reputations

In the 62 years since James Bond first appeared in print, there’s no doubt he has helped boost the reputations of his real-life counterparts in British intelligence. Now, Daniel Craig — the truest to author Ian Fleming’s original vision since Sean Connery, if not ever — is back on screen …

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