Thursday , February 22 2018

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Banks asked to tighten control over cash deposits through ATMs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4, (Agencies): The Financial Investigation Unit, which looks into money laundering and financing terrorism cases, has asked banks to tighten control over cash deposits through automated teller machines (ATMs), reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. In a recent meeting with the antimoney laundering and terrorism financing officials …

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Panel okays Tabtabaie’s proposal to cancel decision to hike fuel prices

Subsidies, salaries OK’d according to budget KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: Parliament’s Financial and Economic Committee approved the proposal of MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaie to cancel the decision enforced in Sept 1, 2016 to increase the fuel prices, reports Aljarida daily. Rapporteur of the committee MP Saleh Al-Ashour said the National Assembly …

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‘Drinking water in schools unsuitable’ – Filters dirty, no maintenance: EPA

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has informed the Ministry of Education that drinking water from water coolers in 13 schools is unsuitable, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a letter sent by the EPA to the ministry inspectors during random testing of the water, found the water …

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Foul play seen as dead bodies of 2 Kuwaitis and an Egyptian found in ‘3’ locations

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The remains of three people — two Kuwaitis and an Egyptian — who were found dead in their respective homes in three separate incidents in Salmiya, Fahaheel and Maidan Hawalli have been referred to the Forensics, reports Al- Rai daily. Initial Forensic report has not ruled out …

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Use of short-term flats for rent queried

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: ‘Furnished Apartment for daily hire’ reads an advertisement which at first site may look just ordinary, but one of the conditions make this advertisement suspicious which reads ‘No Sleeping in the apartment’, reports Al-Rai daily. The condition is good enough to raise the curiosity and know the …

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Over 1,056 phones, drugs seized in prison raid

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: Officers from the Jails and Sentences Enforcement General Department at the Interior Ministry, in cooperation with the Drug Control General Department, launched a surprise inspection campaign in the Central Jail. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department revealed the campaign led …

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Domestic acquitted of rape bid, robbing old sponsor – ‘Driver must pay victim’s heirs KD 24,500’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Criminal Court acquitted an Asian domestic worker who was accused of attempted rape and stealing money from his sponsor. The Public Prosecution charged the expatriate domestic worker of attempting to rape his sponsor who is a Kuwaiti woman in her 60s. According to the case …

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Eight Turkish troops killed … Russian pilot slain – Ankara warns US troops

BEIRUT, Feb 4, (Agencies): Turkey said eight of its troops were killed Saturday in Ankara’s military operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia, the deadliest day in the two-week-old offensive in the enclave of Afrin, while in another part of Syria, al-Qaeda-linked militants downed a Russian fighter jet, then shot and …

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2 dead, 70 injured in South Carolina train collision

An Amtrak passenger train collided with a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring at least 70, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) reported. The train with 139 passengers and eight crew members aboard was traveling between New York and Miami …

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Singapore preps for militant attack – ‘Nation a prized target’

SINGAPORE, Feb 4, (RTRS): Armed officers patrol a train station where television screens and giant posters warn of the threat from militants. Nearby, fake gunmen storm a shopping mall in one of many recent terror attack simulations. But this is not some war-ravaged country. It is one of the safest …

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