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Tuesday , November 20 2018

Arab Times

Scale of attacks in Cologne grows

FRANKFURT, Jan 10, (Agencies): The mass attacks on women in the German city of Cologne on New Year’s Eve have prompted 379 criminal complaints, with investigations focused largely on asylum seekers or illegal migrants from north Africa, police have said. Around 40 percent of the complaints included sexual offences, including …

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Five get 10 years in prison, no verdict for six in IS role case

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The Criminal Court presided over by Justice Miteb Al-Aridi issued a verdict on the State Security case in which 12 citizens were charged for joining the Islamic State (IS). The verdict was announced in the presence of the first to the sixth defendants, in addition to …

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24 expatriates ‘working’ for superiors sacked

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Following the disclosure of embezzlement of funds, the issue of bank guarantees and corruption in the financial and administrative sectors, a new scandal has surfaced which led to the termination of services of 24 expatriates after it became clear they were running errands for some Municipal …

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Indian Bootlegger caught

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: An unidentified Indian bootlegger who was caught in Mangaf by the Ahmadi police has been handed over to the concerned authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the man was found in possession of 21 bottles of locally manufactured booze. According to the daily, the man …

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US citizen, two Arabs held for drug peddling

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested three people — two Lebanese and an American — for trafficking in ‘chemical’ drug, reports Annahar daily. The daily added, acting on information the police put the men under surveillance and caught them selling drugs to a police …

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NO BLACKLISTING FOR VIOLATORS WHO COME FORWARD – ‘Rectify status, or pay fines & leave’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior has announced its new humanitarian initiative for those who violated the Residency Law by allowing them to legalize their status, pay fines and leave the country without depriving them of the chance to come back. In a press statement, Director General …

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Indian envoy highlights achievements of govt’s

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Indian Embassy in Kuwait Saturday evening organized a meaningful Pravasi Bharatiya Divas at its auditorium to discuss various issues related to the Indian community in Kuwait. This year the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) which was introduced by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs on Jan …

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54 ambulances with online services join fleet

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10, (KUNA): Fifty-four ambulances that are linked to hospital casualty departments and other ambulances via the internet will join the fleet as of Sunday, Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi announced late Saturday. “The online services will enable doctors on board of the new ambulances to consult …

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Proposal to raise power charges for chalets, farms and complexes – Sponsors asked to seek KD 250 refund for each worker

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The Economic Affairs Committee in the Cabinet has asked the Finance Ministry to consider the study on the proposal to increase fees for electricity in chalets, farms and investment complexes, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources explained this is part of the proposed changes in the …

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Panel tackles real estate properties Kuwaiti women pass on to children

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The parliamentary Women and Family Affairs Committee on Sunday discussed with representatives of the Justice Ministry the registration of real estate properties which Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis pass on to their children. Committee Chairman MP Saleh Ashour explained the law stipulates that the right to …

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