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Arab Times

India’s three-time PM Vajpayee dies

NEW DELHI, Aug 16, (AFP): Three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died, current leader Narendra Modi said Thursday of the ailing 93-year-old who had been hospitalised. “It was Atal Ji’s exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and inclusive India in the 21st century,” Modi …

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Key German firms quit Iran – Iraq tourism squeezed

BERLIN, Aug 16, (Agencies): German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Telekom are ending projects in Iran after Washington imposed new sanctions against Tehran and said firms doing business with Iran would be barred from doing business with the United States. New US sanctions against Iran took effect last week …

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Philippines’ Duterte could resign if Marcos Jr becomes Vice President

MANILA, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could step down if the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos succeeds in overturning his 2016 vice presidential election defeat, Duterte’s spokesman said on Thursday. Duterte’s single term ends in June 2022 and he has spoken often recently about quitting before …

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China rebuffs Philippines president’s S.China Seas rebuke

BEIJING, Aug 16 (Reuters) – China rebuffed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for Beijing to rethink its conduct in the South China Sea on Thursday, saying China had the right to react to foreign ships or aircraft that get close to its islands. Duterte said China has no right to …

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Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

Kochi, India, Aug 16, 2018 (AFP) -The death toll from floods in India’s tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on Thursday, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, officials told AFP. Over 60,000 people have now entered relief camps and the army and navy have stepped up rescue operations in …

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‘Call Me Priya’: film sparks debate about India textile industry abuses

DINDIGUL, India, Aug 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A film about a young textile worker in southern India is sparking debate in rural communities at the heart of an industry that campaigners say is plagued by exploitation and abuse. “Call Me Priya” tells the story of a young woman in …

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Terminated by company before 1 year – Indemnity issue

I joined a multinational company in Kuwait as sales executive in September 2017. They terminated my contract in May 2018 and my last working day with them was in August after I served the 3 months notice period. Total time with the company is 10 months and 15 days. I …

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Kuwait aspires to be active aviation center, says official

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 15, (KUNA): Kuwait through its new visionary schemes seeks to be an active hub for air transportation for passengers and cargo, affirmed Directorate General of Civil Aviation Chairman Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al- Sabah on Wednesday. Sheikh Salman, in a statement marking first commercial flight by …

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CBK introduces free SMS alerts

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 15:  Kuwait’s Central Bank (CBK) has instructed all local and foreign banks in the country to provide their clientele with the Short Message Service (SMS) free of charge, giving them real-time transaction alerts. The SMS service encompasses all debit card transactions as well as online banking, but …

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