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Arab Times

‘Kuwait, India must nod hiring of more professional workers’ – ‘Facilitate nurses recruitment’

According to a recent report by the Express News Service “private Indian recruiters who hire nurses to work in foreign countries including the GCC countries and particularly Kuwait, have found a new way to overcome restrictions imposed on them by the Indian g o v e r n m e …

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Health Ministry to receive 18 medical experts in Oct

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4, (KUNA): At least 18 medical experts in various fields will be visiting the country during the month of October to offer consultations and conduct some major and critical surgeries, the Health Ministry announced on Sunday. The visiting doctors are specialized in plastic surgery, interventional cardiology, pediatric …

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Russia hits 10 IS targets in Syria

MOSCOW, Oct 4, (Agencies): Russian planes have flown 20 sorties in Syria and struck 10 Islamic State targets in the past 24 hours, the country’s defence ministry said in a statement on Sunday. Russia has said it would step up its air strikes in Syria, escalating a military intervention which …

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No end in sight to migrant wave – EU, Turkey strike plan to stem flow of refugees

ZAGREB, Croatia, Oct 4, (Agencies): One month after the body of 3-yearold Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach – and a week after the European Union agreed to secure its borders – the migrant crisis has largely fallen off the front pages and reporters are going home. But …

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Seeds of Islamic radicalism sown early – Mosque raided after ‘terrorism-linked’ shooting

SYDNEY, Oct 4, (Agencies): The Australian government’s focus on national security and the war on terror to tackle Islamic extremism, rather than social cohesion and inclusion, has helped create an environment for radicalised Muslim youth to emerge in disproportionate numbers, experts say. Authorities in Australia are grappling with a rise …

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Won’t allow even a shadow of DAESH: Pak – Bomb kills pro-govt tribal elder in Pakistan

LONDON, Oct 4, (AFP): Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif has said that his country wold not allow “even a shadow” of Islamic State and termed the group a greater threat than al-Qaeda. “As far as DAESH (Islamic State) is concerned, in Pakistan, even a shadow of DAESH would not …

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Hasina rejects IS link to foreigners’ murder – Security tightened for foreign envoys, foreigners

DHAKA, Oct 4, (Agencies): Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday dismissed the Islamic State group’s claim to have killed two foreigners, saying police still had no evidence to confirm the jihadist group was behind the murders. Her remarks came a day after 66- year-old Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio was shot …

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India’s full ‘Court’ press for elusive Oscar gold – Tamhane’s film depicts country’s labyrinthine legal system

LOS ANGELES, Oct 4, (RTRS): India has been sending submissions to Oscar’s foreign language category since 1957, but has scored only three nominations for “Mother India,” “Salaam Bombay” and “Lagaan” with none resulting in a win. This year’s submission, debutant Chaitanya Tamhane’s “Court,” an indictment of India’s labyrinthine legal system, …

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Tang looks for chemistry on set – Tamil-language ‘Radio Set’ a first for Busan

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 4, (Agencies): Chinese actress Tang Wei is not obsessed about finding the right role for her future film project. For the “Lust, Caution” star, it is the people she works with on a film set and the chemistry with them that counts. Tang shot to international …

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Busan marks 20 yrs with top 100 films – Japan’s ‘Tokyo Story’ among best 5 all-time movies

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 4, (AFP): Anew list of the best Asian films of all time was published this week, as the region’s increasingly vibrant cinema scene celebrated another bonanza in Busan. The 20th anniversary of the Busan International Film Festival, in South Korea, marked its milestone with a poll …

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