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Chile, Ecuador stun giants Brazil, Argentina as road to WCup starts – Wins for Uruguay, Colombia, Paraguay in 2018 qualifiers

MONTEVIDEO, Oct 9, (Agencies): Argentina slumped to a shock home defeat against Ecuador while Brazil were beaten 2- 0 by Chile on Thursday as upsets dominated the opening round of South America’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup. A star-studded Argentina side badly missing the inspiration of injured captain …

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Glass walkway over China canyon cracks with tourists on it

A glass walkway that hugs a cliff above a scenic canyon in central China was closed after cracks developed while dozens of tourists were walking on the newly built structure. Only one of the three layers of glass that make up the walkway was damaged so there was no safety …

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Al-Fintas … Kuwait’s historically charming village; Best place to spend outdoor during spring and summer

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, (KUNA): Al- Fintas, the wonderful village almost 26 kilometers south of Kuwait City, carries the Arabic equivalent of a ‘water tank’. The name implies that this coastal area once had dozens of water wells, where sailors used to fill their tanks before embarking on sea voyages. …

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Syrian army in major offensive

BEIRUT, Oct 7, (Agencies): Heavy Russian aerial bombing and cruise missile strikes launched from warships in the Caspian Sea on Wednesday provided cover for a major Syrian army ground offensive in a coordinated attack on rebels. Amid a dramatic escalation in its air war over Syria, Moscow said it was …

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Four held over terror shooting; Court tests legality of offshore detention of asylum seekers

SYDNEY, Oct 7, (Agencies): Four people were arrested in Australia on Wednesday over the terror-linked murder of a police employee after coordinated raids by more than 200 officers on properties across Sydney. Those seized in the dawn operation were aged between 16 and 22 and face questioning over Friday’s killing …

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Pinoy domestics escape abuse

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Two Filipino household service workers (HSWs) working in the same household escaped from their employer and sought refuge at the Philippine Embassy shelter in Hateen area after enduring allegedly eight months of severe physical abuse from their female Kuwaiti employer leaving them with bruises and scars …

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Controls on expat remittances eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Governmental authorities are studying the possibility of issuing a decision to instruct moneyexchange bureaus in the country to prevent expatriates from remitting more than their monthly salary in one month, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They explained, “For example, if an expatriate’s monthly salary is …

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Kuwait, S. Korea stress world and Asian qualifier

The coaches of both Kuwaiti and South Korean football teams stressed here Wednesday the significance of their Thursday match which is part of the fourth round of Group 7 of world and Asian cup qualifiers. They shared the same view during a joint press conference that they would have an …

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BMW X6: A fusion of dynamics, comfort and athleticism – Enhanced dynamics go hand in hand with improved efficiency

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Equipped with an even more potent design presence and outstanding performance, the new BMW X6 strengthens its position as a leading exponent of exclusive driving pleasure. The ongoing evolution of the Sports Activity Coupe concept has enabled the new BMW X6 to offer an even broader …

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Blanchett politically sensitive in ‘Truth’ – Movie re-ignites heated debate over ‘60 Minutes II’ scandal

LOS ANGELES, Oct 7, (RTRS): Monday night’s screening of Sony Pictures Classics’ “Truth” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences marked a one-year anniversary from the date when production for the Cate Blanchett-Robert Redford drama first started. “I got a Facebook reminder today about it,” noted producer Brad …

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