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Triple suicide attack kills 27 on Lake Chad island: source – Boy trained as suicide bomber against refugees

N’DJAMENA, Dec 5, (Agencies): At least 27 people were killed and more than 80 wounded Saturday in a triple suicide bombing on an island in Lake Chad, a security source in the capital, N’Djamena said. “Three suicide bombers blew themselves up in three different places at the weekly market on …

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Paris attacker visited London: report – Belgium seeks 2 new ‘dangerous’ attack suspects

LONDON, Dec 5, (AFP): One of the perpetrators of the deadly Paris attacks visited London and Birmingham earlier this year to meet people suspected of plotting terror activity in Britain, The Guardian reported Saturday. The newspaper, citing counter-terrorism officials, said the unnamed attacker had managed to enter Britain and travel …

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Bangladesh Police ‘arrest’ 10 for human trafficking

Security forces in Bangladesh arrested six people on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking and currency smuggling and possible involvement in militant activity, a spokesman for the special forces Rapid Action Battalion said. One Pakistani national was among the men detained at different locations in the capital Dhaka, Mufti Mahmud …

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Police rescues 3 Filipina maids locked inside apartment for 4 days

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Farwaniya police rescued three Filipina housemaids who were detained by an Asian woman for four days inside an apartment in Farwaniya, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, one of the detained housemaids called police, informing that she and two of her compatriots are detained in …

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MoI’s response tied to deportation decision of expat preachers

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: The decision to deport a number of expatriate preachers of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs for security reasons was based on a response from Ministry of Interior, which included non-renewal of residence permits, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting parliamentary sources. They revealed that Ministry of Awqaf …

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Two Kuwaiti men and 2 Asian women die after their car collides with crane

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Two citizens and two Asian women died in an accident along King Fahad Expressway, opposite Bneid Al-Gar. The vehicle transporting the victims reportedly collided with a crane and the vehicle went up in flames due to the impact of the collision. The victims succumbed to severe …

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Court quashes bank manager’s one-month jail term with hard labor

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of the First Instance Court which sentenced the manager of a local bank to one month in prison with hard labor, resulting in the acquittal of the accused. Case files indicate the manager was accused by an employee in …

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‘Traffic’ denies exaggerated fee hikes

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna denied rumors related to exaggerated increase in the fees of the traffic services provided to expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Muhanna revealed about the proposal to charge KD 100 for the issuance of driving …

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Kuwait planning to boost military capabilities – US, GCC states eye boots on the ground against IS

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: United States of America has launched an intelligence coordination process with the GCC countries including Kuwait to launch a largescale ground war against DAESH, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting security sources. They revealed that high-level delegation from USA and some of the participating countries in the international …

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