Wednesday , February 20 2019

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Beyonce’s show draws mixed reaction – Singer takes US by storm with new activist role

A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce’s halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, …

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Wall St villains get screen test – ‘Big moment on TV, big screen’

NEW YORK, Feb 9, (RTRS): Wall Street villains are having their big moment on both television and the big screen. With the 2008-2009 financial crisis and …

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Muhammad bin Rashid, go slowly so we can catch up

YOUR HIGHNESS Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid, excuse us if we make you bear the responsibility of burdening our governments and leaders with attempts to catch …

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Bey, Mars up heat at Super Bowl – NFL 50 halftime show goes retro

LOS ANGELES, Feb 8, (Agencies): Perhaps it was inevitable, in an era of “Full House” reboots, nostalgia for the early Obama Era, and highly publicized …

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Director hopes ‘Girl’ will help end Pak honour killings – Oscar-nominated film tackles ‘evil’ practice

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Feb 8, (RTRS): An Oscar-winning filmmaker hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account …

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Coldplay’s latest video criticized – ‘Hymn’ triggers debate in India over its portrayal

NEW DELHI, Feb 8, (AP): British rock band Coldplay’s latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with …

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Migrant crisis in focus at Berlin fest – ‘Hail, Caesar!’ to open EU’s first major cinema showcase

BERLIN, Feb 8, (AFP): Movies starring Colin Firth, Kirsten Dunst and Emma Thompson will vie for gold at the 66th Berlin Film Festival starting Thursday, …

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Alghanim discusses future of jobs, gender equality in Davos – ‘New vision for Arab Employment’ initiative prepared 50,000 youth to join workforce in 2017

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: As part of the World Economic Forum that took place in Davos, Switzerland last month, which revolved around the theme of …

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NBK receives CBK approval to increase authorized capital – Move in line with bank’s plans to maintain healthy capitalization ratios

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) received Central Bank of Kuwait approval to increase the bank’s authorized capital from KD 504 million …

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Kuwait bourse edges higher; volume jumps – Americana soars 200 fils; KFH slips

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: Kuwait stocks ticked up on Monday extending the gains to third consecutive day. The bourse rose 2.45 pts in dull trading …

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