Wednesday , October 17 2018

Arab Times

Queen Silvia of Sweden lauds Kuwait’s anti-drug hardwork

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22, (KUNA): Queen Silvia of Sweden, who is also chairperson of Mentor Foundation International (MFI), has commended efforts by the Kuwaiti official and private bodies for the prevention of drugs, and awareness on their dangers. Drugs are no local or even regional problem, but an international one …

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Terror arrest in London over suspicious package

London, Oct 21, 2016 (AFP) -Armed police arrested a 19-year-old man in London on Friday under counter-terrorism laws in connection with a suspicious package found on the Underground network that sparked a security alert. “The man was arrested by officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, assisted by armed colleagues, …

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Widespread Internet Attack Continues to Affect Twitter, Netflix, Spotify and Dozens of Other Sites

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Paypal, SoundCloud, HBO Now and dozens of other sites and services continued to struggle with availability issues throughout Friday as the result of a massive internet attack that spread throughout the day. The department of Homeland Security is investigating the attack. The outages …

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Facebook to allow more graphic news

San Francisco, Oct 21, 2016 (AFP) -Facebook on Friday said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network. “We’re going to begin allowing more items that people find newsworthy, significant, or important to public interest — even …

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Locally hired – Management refused my resignation, not willing to give release

I joined the company as a local hire. The Shoon (Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor) released the visa almost 3 years ago. I resigned in July and will finish my 3 months notice on Oct 12. But until now the management doesn’t want to accept my resignation. They told …

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US seeks clarity on Duterte ‘separation’

WASHINGTON, Oct 21, (Agencies): The United States will seek an explanation from the Philippines for President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement of a “separation” from Washington, the State Department said on Thursday, calling the remarks baffling and at odds with the two countries’ close relationship. Duterte said during a visit to China …

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Saudi visa fees surge

RIYADH, Oct 21, (AFP): A seven-fold hike in visa fees to do business in Saudi Arabia risks deterring the foreign investment needed to transform its oil-dependent economy, diplomats and other sources say. But a senior Saudi business leader has dismissed such concerns, insisting the country’s most sought-after business partners could …

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Rare Islamic gold relic fetches £288,000

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: One of the rarest and most sought after gold coins of the Islamic world fetched £288,000 when it was auctioned by specialist auctioneers, Morton & Eden in London today (Thursday Oct 20, 2016). More than 1,300 years old, this pure gold ‘dinar’ is a little smaller …

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Asians in illegal plastic surgery on men, women

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Personnel from the General Department for Residence Affairs have arrested three Asians for conducting plastic surgery on men and women, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily said the suspects were using fake social networking website accounts to advertise their trade. In a press statement, the Department for …

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Filipino couple caught selling pork; Foodstuff in toilet

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The Fintas police in cooperation with the Ahmadi branch of Kuwait Municipality have arrested a Filipino couple for selling pork, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, the arrest came after the Fintas police received information from a secret agent about the activity of the couple. …

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