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Arab Times

‘Bridge of Spies’ absorbing slow burn – Tarantino cuts 2 different versions of ‘Hateful Eight’

Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies,” much like its misunderstood litigator, is a film that plays the long game. This complex Cold War drama soaked in shadows, blues, greys and furrowed brows, is a slow burn that challenges the audience to trust where it’s going. In this fictional rendering of how …

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Jackson scores seventh No. 1 album on Billboard

LOS ANGELES, Oct 13, (RTRS): Pop star Janet Jackson scored her seventh No. 1 album on the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, making her only the third musician to achieve a chart-topping record in each of the past four decades, Billboard said. “Unbreakable,” Jackson’s eleventh studio album …

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Kuwait signs $13bn contract for new refinery

  KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13, (AFP): The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Tuesday signed contracts worth $13.2 billion (11.6 billion euros) with international firms to build a refinery said to be the Gulf state’s largest development project. The deal comes as Kuwait, a key oil producer, moves to modernise its …

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Netanyahu …. period of illusions is over

THE leaders of the Zionist project bet on three things — desperation of the Palestinians, forgetfulness and integration of the Palestinians into other societies. However, throughout the 67 years of Palestinian suffering nobody believed what David Ben Gurion (the primary founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister …

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NBK posts KD 227.9 mn net profit for 9M – Total assets up 9.4% y/y to KD 23.8 bn; shareholders equity rises 4.2% to KD 2.7 bn

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) reported net profits of KD 227.9 million ($754.5 million) for the first nine months of 2015 compared with KD 203.9 million ($675.0 million) for the same period in 2014, growing 11.8 percent year-on-year.  Net profits for the 3Q 2015 reached KD …

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France and Saudi Arabia sign deals worth 10 bln euros: Valls – Agreements reinforce growing ties between the two countries

RIYADH, Oct 13, (AFP): France on Tuesday announced a series of deals worth 10 billion euros ($11.4 billion) with Saudi Arabia, reinforcing growing ties between the two countries. Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced the deals, some still to be finalised, on Twitter during a visit to Riyadh. He said they …

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Boubyan Bank logs KD 25 mln 9M net profit – EPS clocks 12.2 fils; total assets rise 19% to KD 3 billion

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: Boubyan Bank witnessed an increase in its net profit by 24% during the first nine months of the  current year, amounting to KD 25 Million compared to  KD 20 Million of the same period in  2014. The earning per share amounts to 12.2 fils compared with …

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Kuwait bourse closes week on a ‘dull’ note – Americana dips 40 fils; KIPCO flat

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: Kuwait stocks inched lower on Tuesday to end the holiday curtailed week on a tepid note. The bourse eased 2.81 points in choppy trade to 5,731.26 pts as profit taking weighed on select counters. The KSX 15 benchmark dipped 5.36 pts to 923.53 points taking the …

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Qatar win; Kuwait, Lebanon draw – Oman, Thais, North Korea move clear in Asia WCup qualifying

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13, (Agencies): Kuwait National Football Team took a difficult stance in the sixth round of Group G qualifying matches for the World Cup 2018 scheduled to take place in Russia and finals of the Asian Cup 2019 in UAE after a goalless draw with the Lebanese national …

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GOA Maroons hold defending champions Don Bosco Oratory – DHL maintain lead as KGA-Nagoa down United Goans

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: The much awaited Kuwait Indian Football Federation (KIFF) Season 2015-16 kicked off 9th October 2015 at Bayan Grounds with a modest opening ceremony.  Rev Fr Franco Pereira SDB began the morning with a short prayer. Many of the stalwarts present on the occasion specially the Ex-KIFF …

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