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Japan horror king Nakata returns with evil doll – ‘Spine-chillingly claustrophobic’

TOKYO, Oct 16, (AFP): Japanese horror director Hideo Nakata, best known for terrifying audiences by bringing the vengeful demon Sadako through a television set in …

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‘Fewer than 10’ targeted in VW probe: prosecutors – Daimler compliance manager to help tackle scandal

FRANKFURT, Oct 16, (Agencies): German prosecutors said Friday they had identified fewer than 10 suspects in the massive pollution-cheating scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen, as …

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Syrian army, Russian jets target towns north of Homs

BEIRUT/AMMAN, Oct 15, (Agencies): Syrian troops and their allies, backed by Russian jets, attacked rebel-held towns north of the city of Homs on Thursday, targeting …

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Obama to keep military in Afghanistan beyond 2016 – Nigeria welcomes US troops for Cameroon over Boko Haram

WASHINGTON, Oct 15, (Agencies): President Barack Obama will keep 5,500 US troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, …

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Bangladeshi man, Nepali woman in liquor trade

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The Farwaniya police have arrested a Bangladeshi and a Nepali woman for trading in locally manufactured booze. According to security sources, …

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Murder probe continues – Victims laid to rest

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The Egyptian judiciary and the security authorities continued interrogations with the main accused AbdulTawab in the murder of the Kuwaiti woman …

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Bid to arrest expats who follow up affairs of firms they do not work for

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The commercial companies section in the Ministry of Trade’s department of sole proprietorships sought assistance from the Ministry of Interior and …

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Truth is elusive in entertaining ‘Truth’ – Is ‘The Martian’ a go for launch at the Oscars?

There’s a scene in “Truth,” James Vanderbilt’s crisp, absorbing new film about the doomed 2004 CBS story on then-president George W. Bush and his National …

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Filipina Maid presumed dead found recuperating in hospital ICU

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: A Filipina household service worker (HSW) who fell off the fourth floor of a building in Jabriya and reportedly had died …

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Kuwait Jazeera Airways says considering long-haul flights – Carrier hopes to synergize with KAC

DUBAI, Oct 14:  Jazeera Airways may launch long-haul flights if it’s not able to buy a controlling stake in Kuwait Airways, chief financial officer Donald …

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