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Ministers, top officials urged to submit financial disclosures – Cabinet hails PM’s submission of ‘report’ to anti-graft body

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): The Cabinet has called on ministers and senior officials of state bodies to submit their financial disclosure reports to the Anti-Corruption Authority as soon as possible. The call was made by the Cabinet during its customary weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace on Monday under …

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Passion for travel … hobby turns into ‘lucrative’ trade

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): Kuwaitis are fond of travelling and visiting different world countries, both for recreation, and to get acquainted with peoples’ culture. The rising trend requires travel agencies that can organize such journeys, provide favorable offers and discover attracting destinations. Recently, a host of initiatives were launched …

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Yellow metal glitters for India’s leaders – Gold Monetisation Scheme starting in Nov

NEW DELHI, Oct 11, (AFP): Caressing delicate bangles she hasn’t taken off since her wedding 11 years ago, Geetanjali Agarwal says she won’t hand over her gold to the government, as it wages a campaign to make the nation’s hoard of the precious metal more productive. “For a woman to …

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Albania, Romania clinch Euro berths – Hungary head for playoffs after loss to Greece

YEREVAN, Oct 11, (RTRS): Albania qualified for the 2016 European championship finals, their first ever major tournament, when a 3-0 away win over Armenia clinched second place in Group I on Wednesday. The Albanians finished behind Portugal and ahead of Denmark, who will await their playoff fate, in the final …

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Mystery over disappearance of Kuwaiti woman & mother

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Following reports by local media that the remains of the 28-year-old Kuwaiti woman and her 61-year-old Saudi mother were found dumped in a well, 20 meters deep, after their murder in Upper Egypt, Kuwait’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Undersecretary of the Ministry Khaled Al-Jarallah …

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‘He named me Malala’: portrait of girls’ education icon – Stars humbled by teen & her aspirations

LONDON, Oct 11, (AFP): Malala was the name on everyone’s lips this week at the London Film Festival where a documentary about the youngest-ever Nobel Peace laureate had its European premiere. “He named me Malala” is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the passionate Pakistani advocate of girls’ education who …

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Ankara sees IS hand in bombing – Thousands rally as Turkey mourns worst ever attack

ANKARA, Oct 11, (Agencies): Turkey is targeting Islamic State in investigations of a double suicide bombing in Ankara that killed up to 128 people, officials said on Sunday, while opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan blamed him for the worst such attack in Turkish history. Government officials made clear that despite …

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Europe sees record surge of child refugees

KENT, England, Oct 11, (AP): The bags are packed, the goodbye hugs done. The Afghan, Eritrean and Sudanese boys are on the move again, but this time it’s a happy occasion: After months of hardship traversing continents, the teenage refugees are finally on the way to English homes where they …

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30 liquor bottles seized; illegal calls provider arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: Police officers from Farwaniya arrested an Asian in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh in possession of local liquor bottles. Security sources said officers on patrol spotted the culprit in an open yard at Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh and approached him for checking. They found 30 bottles of local liquor and referred …

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Arab expat dies after roof, wall collapse on him; 2.5 kg drugs found dumped

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: An Arab expatriate died when the roof and a wall of a house in Egaila area collapsed on him. When the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the incident, firefighters rushed to the location with securitymen and paramedics. They retrieved the corpse from …

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