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3 legends on aging as actors

‘Going With Style’ a new old-guy buddy comedy NEW YORK, April 5, (Agencies): Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin would, if they ever sat still long enough, make a respectable Mount Rushmore. One could hardly find a more formidable trio of such overwhelming character. Their voices, alone, are utterly …

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May pitches London exchange to Saudis for ‘massive’ Aramco IPO

Kingdom weighs which international market to list shares of oil giant RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 5, (AP): Britain’s prime minister pitched the benefits of the London Stock Exchange during a visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as the kingdom weighs which international market to list shares of oil giant Aramco …

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Special Oly delegation from Kuwait visit training camp in UAE

A special Olympic delegation from Kuwait visited a training camp in United Arab Emirates at the Dubai Club for the Disabled and witnessed several activities and festivals with the UAE Olympic Special Team. In his statement, the Board Chairperson of Kuwait Olympic Special Team ShafiAl-Hajri said the visit is in …

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Suspected gas attack kills ‘dozens’ in Syria

UN war crimes investigators launch probe – France seeks Security Council meeting BEIRUT, April 4, (RTRS): A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitoring group, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said. The Syrian …

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Germany dismisses ‘Islam law’

Govt lacks legal means to retaliate with cyber attacks BERLIN, April 4, (RTRS): Germany has no plans to introduce an ‘Islam law’ codifying the rights and obligations of Muslims, a government spokesman said on Monday, dismissing an idea floated by allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of federal elections in …

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‘Finest’ blends wit, romance in WWII

‘Their Finest’ is a movie about making a movie, specifically a glossy propaganda film meant to bolster morale in Britain in the darkest days of the Second World War. It is also very much a movie-movie. Good-looking, finely acted, and well-told, director Lone Scherfig (“An Education”) has made a charming, …

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Iran’s Aseman Airlines signs deal to buy Boeing jets

Airline to purchase at least 30 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft DUBAI/PARIS, April 4, (RTRS): Iran’s Aseman Airlines has signed a tentative deal to buy at least 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets, in the first new business with the US planemaker since President Donald Trump took office vowing to take a …

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Technology wins Ooredoo Cup

KUWAIT CITY, April 4: Ooredoo, Kuwait’s fastest network, conclued its third Ooredoo Cup football tournament on Sunday in Hassan Abul Sports Center in Dasma. The tournament, which started two weeks ago, saw with the victory of the Technology team against Sales 6 goals to 1. The competition brought all employees …

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CAMERAS SNAP SUSPECT IN ST. PETERSBURG BOMBING – Blast on Russian subway claims 10

ST. PETERSBURG, April 3, (RTRS): Ten people were killed and more than 20 were injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St. Petersburg metro tunnel on Monday in what authorities called a probable terrorist attack Russian news media reported that police were searching for a man …

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Many Turks seeking asylum in Germany – ‘Voters in EU should defy grandchildren of Nazism’

BERLIN, April 3, (Agencies): At least 262 Turkish diplomats and army personnel have applied for asylum in Germany since a failed July coup that Turkey blames on supporters of a US-based cleric, a spokeswoman for the German Interior Ministry said on Monday. The number of Turkish citizens seeking asylum in …

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