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France battle into last 16, Peru out

Teen makes history YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 21, (AFP): Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France’s youngest World Cup goalscorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday (June 21) to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit. France, one of the pre-tournament favourites, join Uruguay and hosts …

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Haribon Slazers wreck Asian Air Safari with no harsh effect

Cozmo Lane Specialists outsmart Ebonite in 3-game series KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Lack of enthusiasm, lost of confidence and players’ truancy were the reasons why the lower six teams did not thrive for eminence in the penultimate round of the on-going PBAK-2018 Friendship Cup Team Tournament held at Cozmo Entertainement …

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Pressure mounts on Brazil

Neymar fit to face Costa Rica SAINT PETERSBURG, June 21, (AFP): Neymar will play in Brazil’s vital World Cup match against Costa Rica on Friday despite injury fears, coach Tite has confirmed. A battered and bruised Neymar will aim to get Brazil’s World Cup campaign back on track here Friday …

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FDI in Kuwait drops 28.2% in 2017

Boursa Kuwait performance mixed during week The US Federal Reserve decided on 13/06/2018 to raise the interest rate on the US dollar by a quarter percent point to 2%. This was the seventh increase since the first increase on  December 16, 2015. The base interest rate was fixed at 0.25%, …

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MSCI Kuwait index to be included in the 2019 review

Announcement is testament to progress of Boursa Kuwait development plan: CEO KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Boursa Kuwait would like to confirm that Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) announced that it will include the MSCI Kuwait Index in its 2019 Annual Market Classification Review for a potential reclassification from Frontier Markets …

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Kuwait tumbles to end week on sluggish note

Jazeera Airways spikes 20 fils; ABK gains KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Kuwait stocks edged lower on Thursday to close the holiday-shortened week on sluggish note. The All Share index fell 6.01 points to close at 4,822.99 points after MSCI announced it would include Kuwait Index in its review in June …

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Pattinson elevates western ‘Damsel’

Jordan attempts to rewrite history in ‘Creed II’ trailer Pitiful men pin their hopes on delusions of romance in David and Nathan Zellner’s clever and melancholy western “Damsel,” an offbeat odyssey about the foolhardiness of believing in the “damsel in distress.” The Zellner brothers’ last film, “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter,” …

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Archaeologists scour Woodstock ’69 concert field

Experts to map out ‘historic stage’ BETHEL, NY, June 21, (Agencies): Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes. Perhaps they would find an old peace symbol? Or a strand …

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England eye magical 500 after smashing new ODI record

Poms call up Curran and Overton for final two Australia ODIs NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom, June 20, (AFP): England one-day captain Eoin Morgan said “the sky’s the limit” for his record-breaking side, with a total of 500 firmly in their sights after their rout of Australia. Morgan’s men posted a new …

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Ronaldo rescues Portugal as Saudis, Egypt and Morocco eliminated

Uruguay, Russia reach knockout stage ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, June 20, (AFP): Uruguay booked their place in the World Cup knockout stage along with Russia on Wednesday, as Luis Suarez scored the winner on his 100th international appearance in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don. The South Americans take on …

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