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Ministry of Interior says ready for upcoming parliamentary election – 4,000 police personnel to be distributed: Al-Hashash

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (KUNA): Director General of the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media at the Interior Ministry Adel Al-Hashash unveiled on Saturday that some 4,000 police personnel would be distributed across the country to secure the upcoming parliamentary elections slated for November 26. Al-Hashash told Kuwait …

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Coptic Patriarch extols Kuwait’s religious coexistence

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Patriarch of the Egyptian Coptic Catholic Church Ibrahim Isaac said Saturday, Kuwait is a state of religious and cultural coexistence. Speaking to reporters upon arrival in Kuwait, the patriarch said Kuwait hosts different communities, including the Egyptian one which enjoys good treatment, commending the humanitarian role …

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Government austerity tops Kuwait election campaign

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (AFP): Candidates in Kuwait’s parliamentary elections have focused their campaigns on unpopular government austerity measures as the oil-dependent Gulf country faces financial stress due to low crude prices. Kuwait, which sits on around seven percent of the world’s proven crude reserves, has resorted to a series …

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Opposition candidates return to ballot divided

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (AP): Kuwait’s upcoming election will give the tiny Kuwait a chance to elect new representatives to what is arguably the Gulf’s most powerful legislature, as the country is squeezed by low oil prices and fearful of extremist attacks. But what does one prominent candidate think ranks …

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Labor sector demands new structure: Al Fadhl – 88 pct of workforce in govt sector

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: National Assembly Candidate Ahmad Nabil Al-Fadhl affi rmed that restructuring of labor market is a required watershed in activating the wheel of development and the potentials of youths — especially as the labor sector demands a new structure, reports Al- Qabas daily. Al-Fadhl declared that Kuwait …

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Indian Embassy says doesn’t accept, exchange demonetized bank notes – ‘Rs 500 and Rs 1000’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The Embassy has been receiving telephonic calls/ queries from some members of Indian community enquiring whether Embassy can accept and/or exchange the demonetized banknotes of Rs 500 and Rs1,000 in their possession in Kuwait. It is hereby clarified that the Embassy does not deal in Indian …

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Husband on temporary residence will it effect traveling of dependents?

I am currently working in a private company as a Sales Coordinator. My husband’s residence has expired legally but it has been temporarily extended for a period of 1 month, as per Article 14. My 17-year-old daughter, who is currently studying in India and whose residence is sponsored by my …

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India’s cash crunch hits countryside, weddings in trouble

DUDKO, India, Nov 12 (Reuters) – In the dusty village of Dudko, farmers and villagers are desperate for new currency notes after the Indian government banned 500 and 1,000 rupee notes last week in an effort to flush black money out of the economy. Residents of the sleepy village, 75 …

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Outrage and fear fuel continuing anti-Trump protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rowdy protests continued for a second night in Portland, Oregon, as people around the country protested Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. In Portland, police used tear gas and flash-bang grenades Friday to try to disperse the crowd after hundreds of people marched through the city, disrupting …

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Woman set on fire in Japan restaurant: reports

Tokyo, Nov 12, 2016 (AFP) -A man set a woman on fire following an argument in a restaurant in Japan, local media reported Saturday, in a rare act of violence in the country. The 52-year-old Iranian man was seen pouring liquid over his 36-year-old Filipina girlfriend before setting her alight …

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