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Arab Times

2 Jordanians and a Syrian caught begging

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The Ahmadi police have arrested three women — 2 Jordanians, and a Syrian — for begging for alms near a commercial complex in Fahaheel, reports Al-Rai daily. They have been referred to the authorities to prepare their deportation from the country. Share

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Probe on as Kuwaiti woman dies in jump from 13th floor

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: A 1997-born Kuwaiti woman, who was an employee of the Drugs Control General Department of Ministry of Interior, died after she jumped from her flat on the 13th floor of a building in Mahboula area where she lived with her mother. According to security sources, when …

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Bedoun caught with drugs arrived from Iran

KUWAIT CITY, May 21:A Bedoun man who arrived at Kuwait International Airport from Iran with his family members was arrested for attempting to smuggle 250 grams of methamphetamine and 155 grams of hashish into the country, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Deputy Head of Airport Security Office Khalid Al-Remaih explained in a …

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Crackdown launched on recklessness on the streets of Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: In response to instructions given by the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah, the ministry is organizing campaigns to put an end to recklessness on the streets of Kuwait, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, campaigns are being organized in all …

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Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding. The National Election Council announced that with more than 92 …

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India’s Modi faces revived opposition

NEW DELHI, May 21, (Agencies): Indian opposition parties have joined forces to snatch power from the country’s ruling party in a big southern state, laying the stage for other such alliances in a direct challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s re-election bid next year. A coalition of Congress and a …

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Bangladesh PM vows to end ‘drug menace’

9 suspected traffickers killed DHAKA, May 21, (AFP): Nine suspected traffickers were killed in Bangladesh on Monday in an intensifying crackdown against a “drug menace” that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has likened to the country’s war on homegrown Islamic militants. The latest shootings take to 22 the number of alleged …

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US to force sweeping change on Iran

TEHRAN CHARGES U.S. DEMANDS INTENT ON REGIME CHANGE WASHINGTON, May 21, (Agencies): The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened “the strongest sanctions in history” if Iran …

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Japan wins Cannes top prize

Kore-eda, Japanese master whose films never lack heart A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d’Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “Shoplifters,” a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to all sexual predators. At the …

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Burgan Bank marks ‘International Awareness Month of Internal Audit’

Validating a niche role in running of a successful business KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Burgan Bank, a dynamic financial institution, recently celebrated the role of the Internal Audit department to raise awareness about the profession and reward outstanding personnel. As part of its many positive initiatives to support internal growth …

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