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Arab Times

Disabled benefits from Al-Shaya internship program

A group of 13 Kuwaiti students with disabilities have successfully completed a month-long Internship Programme in retail stores as part of an ongoing collaboration between retail franchise operator M.H. Al- Shaya Co and Kuwait’s Society for the Guardians of the Disabled (KSGD). The students worked part-time and received supervised training …

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Indonesia’s return to OPEC complicates decision on output target – South Asian country pumped 910,000 bpd in August

LONDON, Oct 11, (RTRS): OPEC’s policy meeting in December will welcome Indonesia’s return as a member, complicating a decision by the producer group on whether to change its oil output target. After refusing to cut output last year, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is pumping much more than …

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KSE climbs 19.63 pts amid drop in volume – Humansoft Holding jumps 60 fils; Zain slips

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Kuwait stocks pulled higher on Sunday after charting a mixed course in the previous week. The price index, after a tame start, climbed 19.63 pts to 5,728.38 points helped by moderate buying in select counters. The market mood was cautiously positive even as oil held on …

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Albania, Romania clinch Euro berths – Hungary head for playoffs after loss to Greece

YEREVAN, Oct 11, (RTRS): Albania qualified for the 2016 European championship finals, their first ever major tournament, when a 3-0 away win over Armenia clinched second place in Group I on Wednesday. The Albanians finished behind Portugal and ahead of Denmark, who will await their playoff fate, in the final …

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South Africa win batting thriller against India – Sharma nearly upstages De Villiers 104

KANPUR, India, Oct 11, (AFP): A brilliant 150 off 133 balls from Rohit Sharma was in vain as South Africa defeated India by five runs in the first One-Day International in Kanpur on Sunday. In a high-scoring thriller helped by short boundaries at the packed Green Park Stadium, India made …

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Aquasan hold off resilient Slashers; Desert Force win – 5R Brothers pip Bahay Kubo 75-74

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Thomas scored 28, Carlos added 18 and Aquasan Gilas went on to win 65-52 against Taxi Slashers in the second conference of the Kuwait Philippines Basketball Association (KPBA) League Friday afternoon at the Sultan Centre Sports Complex in the Qadsia Sports Club, Hawally. Aquasan jumped to …

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UAE Exchange shoot down Eagles – Scavengers tame Thunder Dragons

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: By posting significant victories and capturing the second week highest scores, UAE Exchange elevated themselves from eleventh to fifth while the Scavengers who were one of the tail enders in the opening day joined the elite group by snatching the last seat in the second round …

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Djokovic wins China Open for 6th time – Nadal hampered by foot injury

BEIJING, Oct 11, (AFP): Novak Djokovic crushed his age-old rival Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday to seal his sixth China Open title and extend his amazing unbeaten run at the Beijing tournament. The world number one underlined his superiority in men’s tennis as he thrashed a fading Nadal for …

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‘He named me Malala’: portrait of girls’ education icon – Stars humbled by teen & her aspirations

LONDON, Oct 11, (AFP): Malala was the name on everyone’s lips this week at the London Film Festival where a documentary about the youngest-ever Nobel Peace laureate had its European premiere. “He named me Malala” is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the passionate Pakistani advocate of girls’ education who …

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Female stars say ‘no more’ – Gender gap

LOS ANGELES, Oct 11, (Agencies): Hollywood actresses bemoan pay disparity with their male counterparts, as well as the despised “casting couch” — where film executives sometimes make sexual advances before deciding who gets a coveted movie role. But some of Hollywood’s top female stars are saying “no more,” and are …

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