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Arab Times

Russia lauds Kuwaiti efforts for Yemen peace

MOSCOW, May 6, (Agencies): The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday commended Kuwait’s efforts for a political settlement in Yemen. Kuwait is playing a positive role in the political efforts seeking a settlement in Yemen, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a press conference. Kuwait has been hosting the UN-backed Intra-Yemen …

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Muslim new London mayor – Sadiq Khan vows to take on extremists

LONDON, May 6, (Agencies): Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London’s first Muslim mayor on Friday, seeing off a Conservative challenger who attempted to link him to extremism and securing a much-needed victory for his opposition Labour Party. As New York mayor Bill de Blasio sent his …

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Pak doctors treating ‘solar kids’ brothers

ISLAMABAD, May 6, (AP): The two brothers have come to be known as the “solar kids” and their case has mystified Pakistani doctors. Aged nine and 13, the boys are normal active children during the day. But once the sun goes down, they both lapse into a vegetative state — …

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Mumbai court strikes down beef ban

An Indian court on Friday struck down a tough law that had banned the consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra, dealing a blow to right-wing Hindu groups. Last year the government of Maharashtra, home to India’s commercial centre Mumbai, made the sale or possession of beef an …

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‘Deportation’ for Egyptian expat in KD 155,000 financial case – ‘Jobless people not to get weapons licences’

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Acting on information and armed with a warrant issued by the Public Prosecution, personnel from the Sentences Enforcement Department raided an apartment in Farwaniya and arrested an unidentified Egyptian who was wanted by law, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the Egyptian had been sentenced in …

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32 Kuwaitis, expats commit suicide – Family, money problems main cause

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: A total of 32 suicide cases among Kuwaitis and expatriates have been registered for the first four months of 2016 which works out to two cases per week, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting security sources. The same sources said two of the victims are women and more …

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Egyptian accused of taking hefty bribes to stay in jail

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: The Sentences Renewal Judge has refused to release the Egyptian legal consultant working for the Ministry of Electricity and Water on bail and instead he has been remanded to police custody for ten more days, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to reliable sources the suspect has collected …

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Pakistani assaulted by Egyptian

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: An unidentified Egyptian woman has been referred for investigation for refusing to divulge the whereabouts of her husband who is accused of assaulting a Pakistani over a traffic problem, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the Pakistani and the Egyptian couple were involved in a traffic …

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Bangladeshi held with liquor

KUWAIT CITY, May 6:  A Bangladeshi expatriate was arrested in Mangaf area in possession of 20 bottles of locally manufactured liquor, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Mangaf area at night, based on instructions from Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa, when they noticed a man …

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‘Kuwait govt’s plan to develop economy not applied in reality’ – Prevalence of corruption major obstacle: citizen

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: The Gulf countries are competing to find alternative sources of income to replace oil in order to strengthen their economy and develop other sectors such as education and health sectors. Saudi Arabia, Qatar and United Arab Emirates have declared their economic strategies until the year 2030 …

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