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Arab Times

‘Kuwait, Sweden respect human rights’

BERLIN, Oct 13, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation, headed by Saud Al-Heraiji, held talks on Tuesday with Swedish Foreign Undersecretary Magnus-Helgegren on various political issues of common interest. The Swedish official said in a statement that his nation highly appreciates relief aid, provided by the State of Kuwait for Syrian …

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Need to enhance humanitarian relief to Syrian refugees: Kuwait

PARIS, Oct 13, (KUNA): Kuwait called on the international community here on Tuesday for enhancing the humanitarian relief to Syrian refugees, and to exert more efforts in supporting Syria’s neighboring countries in assisting Syrians who took up refuge on their lands. The permanent representative of the State of Kuwait to …

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End ordeal of Muslims in CAR – Kuwait UN envoy

NEW YORK, Oct 13, (KUNA): Delegates of the member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to the United Nations met here on Monday to discuss the atrocities against the Muslim community of the Central African Republic (CAR). The meeting, chaired by Kuwait Representative to the UN and head …

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Grilling request submitted – MP SEEKS ‘MANPOWER’ REFORM

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: MP Mohammad Tana Tuesday officially submitted an interpellation request against the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning and Development Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh. It is based on four main issues — which are — administrative and financial irregularities in the Public …

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Kuwait signs $13bn contract for new refinery

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13, (AFP): The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Tuesday signed contracts worth $13.2 billion (11.6 billion euros) with international firms to build a refinery said to be the Gulf state’s largest development project. The deal comes as Kuwait, a key oil producer, moves to modernise its energy …

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Syrian Qaeda call for attack on Russia over its air strikes – Nusra Front issues bounties for Assad, Hezb chief

BEIRUT, Oct 13, (AFP): Al- Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate called for jihadists to attack Russia over its air strikes in Syria, as rockets hit Moscow’s Damascus embassy Tuesday where demonstrators had gathered to back the intervention. Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed Washington for refusing to cooperate on Syria, saying “some of …

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Migrant arrivals 170K in Sept – Austria jails human trafficker

BRUSSELS, Oct 13, (Agencies): Some 170,000 irregular migrants entered the European Union in September, the bloc’s border agency Frontex said on Tuesday, taking the total for the year so far to 710,000. That compares with 282,000 migrants crossing irregularly for the whole of 2014 as Europe faces its biggest refugee …

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‘BUK’ downed MH17 – Ukraine bans Russian flights

GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands, Oct 13, (Agencies): Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russianmade BUK missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the crash in July 2014 that killed all 298 people on board, most of them Dutch. But the …

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Prince Alwaleed receives French PM – Political, economic, cultural matters discussed

RIYADH, Oct 13: HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received at his office in Riyadh, today Tuesday Oct 13, HE Manuel Valls, French Prime Minister who was accompanied by StÈphane Romatet, Diplomatic Advisor, Ibrahima Diawadoh N’Jim, Advisor to the Prime Minister and …

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