Thursday , December 13 2018

Arab Times

Indian nurses file referred to Prosecution

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Minister of Health Dr Basel Al-Sabah was recently quoted as saying the Ministry of Health will look into the circumstances of the ‘suspicious’ appointment of hundreds of Indian nurses and that the Ministry has referred the file to the Public Prosecution, reports Al-Jarida daily. This came …

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Pakistani expats home robbed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Police are looking for an unidentified thief who broke into the home of a Pakistani and escaped with valuables and important documents belonging to a company where the victim works, reports Al-Rai daily. In his complaint to the police the Pakistani said he discovered the theft …

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Asian couple caught selling pork

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Personnel from the Food and Nutrition Inspection Department of the Ahmadi Governorate have arrested an unidentified Asian couple for selling pork, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the couple who was well-known in the area was supplying (home delivery) the pork to some restaurants and individuals …

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Kuwaiti not guilty of forgery

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: The Court of Appeals upheld the decision of a lower court and acquitted a citizen of forging Kuwaiti citizenship documents following the accusation of including a stranger on his file to get him Kuwait citizenship. Investigations revealed that the alleged stranger was registered in the citizen’s …

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Court acquits manager of theft, 7 others punished

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: The First Instance Court acquitted the manager of a contracting company of stealing movable assets owned by the company, and handed out various punishments to 7 other suspects for the same accusation. The Public Prosecution charged the manager and seven other employees for stealing the company’s …

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13 ‘Abdali Cell’ members facing jail terms are still at large, says report

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Thirteen members of the so-called Al-Abdali Cell who were wanted by law and had been sentenced in absentia from one to five years imprisonment are believed to be still at large, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily added, according to available information a majority of the suspects …

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Qatar to leave OPEC for gas – Decision not political

DOHA, Dec 3, (RTRS): Qatar said on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group’s de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week’s meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price slide. Doha, …

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‘China going backwards under Xi’

Exiled Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng has lived a good life in the United States for more than 20 years. But the man often called the father of his country’s modern democracy movement still welcomes visitors the Chinese way – by offering them a cigarette. In a lengthy interview with AFP …

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Award-winning Philippine journalist, Duterte critic freed on bail

An award-winning Philippine journalist who along with the online news service she heads has been sued for tax evasion has declared her innocence and was freed on bail Monday after turning herself in for arrest. Maria Ressa, CEO of the Rappler website, said that taxes had been paid properly by …

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Fuel supplies, schools hit – Macron hunts for crisis way out

MARSEILLE, Dec 3, (Agencies): Dozens of French “yellow vest” demonstrators blocked access to a major fuel depot and several highways on Monday on the third week of antigovernment protests which led to major riots in Paris at the weekend. Around 50 people blocked the fuel depot in the port of …

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