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 2021-04-14 19:22 

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15th April...

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 2021-04-14 17:59 

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Kuwait completes inoculating staff of Hawally co-ops, mosques nationwide...

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health said it vaccinated workers at cooperative societies and adjacent shops in the Governorate of Hawally. Ministry spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad, in a statement on Tuesday, said health care workers also inoculated against COVID...

 2021-04-14 17:55 

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Zain delivers 'Ramadan Machla' to KRCS...

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the continuation of its charitable initiative to provide 'Ramadan Machla' (supplies), which the company recently delivered to its Strategic Partner the Kuwait Red Crescent Soc...

 2021-04-14 17:51 

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KFH launches virtual Holy Quran recitation competition...

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) launched the "KFH Reciters" competition for reciting the Holy Quran during the holy month of Ramadan, for "Baiti" and "Hesabi" customer segments. The competition is held virtually in line with the...

 2021-04-14 17:48 

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ACK students win in universities competition...

KUWAIT: A team of students from the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) won third place in the "Universities Entrepreneur Battle" organized by the Minister of Youth Affairs for their project idea, which sought to help ease the daily lives of the bl...

 2021-04-14 17:29 

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Licenses to fish in Kuwait Bay...

KUWAIT: The Environment Public Authority launched an online booking service to fish in Kuwait Bay. This service is open for amateur fishermen for a KD 5 fee per trip, EPA Director Sheikh Abdullah Al-Sabah said. A maximum of 200 boats per day are allowed t...

 2021-04-14 17:25 

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Three million Captagon pills busted...

KUWAIT: Customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle more than three million Captagon pills in a container that arrived in the country. The 40-foot container arrived in Shuwaikh Port from an Arab country, and officers found the drugs hidden in potatoes a...

 2021-04-14 16:35 

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Assembly session halted as MPs exchange insults...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: The National Assembly session was again halted prematurely yesterday as MPs traded insults and accusations over allegations of unconstitutional decisions passed by the house. Opposition MPs accused Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem of following...

 2021-04-14 16:31 

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'Immunized' pilgrims in Makkah as Ramadan begins...

MAKKAH: Pilgrims immunized against COVID-19 circled Islam's holiest site in Saudi Arabia's Makkah Tuesday as they performed the year-round umrah pilgrimage on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan. Mask-clad worshippers entered holy Makkah...

 2021-04-14 16:27 

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Israeli-owned ship attacked off Fujairah...

JERUSALEM: An Israeli-operated ship was attacked Tuesday off the UAE opposite the Iranian coast, Israeli media said, in the latest apparent escalation between the Jewish state and the Islamic republic. Security sources, quoted by Israel's Channel 12 t...

 2021-04-14 16:26 

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UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022...

DUBAI: Lunar exploration firm iSpace said yesterday it will transport a United Arab Emirates unmanned rover to the Moon next year, as the Gulf state seeks to expand its space sector. The UAE-made up of seven emirates including the capital Abu Dhabi and fr...

 2021-04-14 16:05 

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US protesters, police clash over shooting...

MINNEAPOLIS, US: Protesters faced off with police for a third night Tuesday in the American city of Minneapolis over the killing of a young Black man shot by an officer, with more than 60 people arrested, law enforcement officials said. Tensions have soar...

 2021-04-14 16:03 

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By rail, road or on foot, migrants flow across Mexico towards US...

APIZACO, Mexico: Greyssi Venegas devours her first meal in three days at a Mexican shelter near the railroad where migrants risk their lives clinging to freight trains on their grueling journey north to the United States. An unexpected pregnancy has compl...

 2021-04-14 16:01 

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For Azerbaijanis displaced by war, a chance to finally go home...

BAKU, Azerbaijan: As a young woman in 1993, Azerbaijani Ramziya Sharifova waded across a river into Iran with her family to escape Armenian forces capturing her village, then watched as they burned it to the ground. Nearly 30 years later, she's finall...

 2021-04-14 15:57 

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Foreign firms vie to rebuild Beirut port...

BEIRUT: Eight months after a massive blast ripped through Beirut port and nearby districts of the Lebanese capital, a host of foreign companies with different national interests are competing to rebuild it. "Everyone has their eyes on the port: The Ru...

 2021-04-14 15:55 

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Toshiba CEO resigns as buyout offer stirs turmoil...

TOKYO: Toshiba's CEO resigned yesterday as a buyout offer from a private equity fund stirs turmoil inside the storied Japanese company, with reports suggesting two other funds are considering bids. Nobuaki Kurumatani's resignation is the latest de...

 2021-04-14 15:51 

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Egypt seizes Suez megaship, demands $900m compensation...

TOKYO: The Japanese owner of a megaship seized after blocking the Suez Canal has said it is negotiating with Egyptian authorities after they demanded $900 million in compensation for its release. The 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given got diagonally stuck in the...

 2021-04-14 15:06 

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Somali president extends his rule for 2 more years...

MOGADISHU: Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has signed a controversial law extending his mandate for another two years, despite threats of sanctions from the international community. State broadcaster Radio Mogadishu said the president, b...

 2021-04-14 14:37 

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Bangladesh virus shutdown triggers exodus from capital...

DHAKA: Tens of thousands of people scrambled to get the last trains, buses and ferries out of Dhaka on Tuesday before a nationwide transport shutdown to halt the spread of coronavirus took hold. With new cases and deaths hitting record numbers, Bangladesh...

 2021-04-14 14:08 

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Virus surges fuel fears 100 days before Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO: A second section of the Tokyo Olympics torch relay was pulled from public roads over spiking coronavirus cases yesterday, fueling fears about whether the postponed Games should go ahead with just 100 days until the opening ceremony. Even as Tokyo u...

 2021-04-14 14:05 

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Durant drops 31 in Nets win...

MINNEAPOLIS: Kevin Durant scored 31 points as the Brooklyn Nets bounced back from defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers with a blowout victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. Durant led the scorers in a 127-97 victory for the Nets in a game that ha...

 2021-04-14 14:02 

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PSG show their mettle with biggest Champions League scalp...

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain's relationship with the Champions League over the last decade has been fraught with disappointment and littered with spectacular defeats, but an aggregate victory against holders Bayern Munich is the most significant of the ...

 2021-04-14 13:59 

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Chelsea into Champions League semis for first time since 2014...

SEVILLE: Thomas Tuchel urged his young Chelsea team to embrace their Champions League "adventure" after they reached the semi-finals for the first time since 2014 despite a 1-0 defeat against Porto in Tuesday's quarter-final second leg. Tuchel...

 2021-04-14 13:56 

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Inside China's gymnastics machine: Children training for Olympic glory...

BEIJING: Under the twin emblems of the Chinese flag and the Olympic rings, two tiny boys dangle from the high bar in a cavernous gym — the cradle of China's elite gymnasts. Elsewhere, rows of children as young as four hold the splits and handsta...

 2021-04-14 13:49 

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In Moscow, urban renewal leaves artists out in the cold...

Sergei Alexandrov has just a few weeks to take down the colorful landscapes and seaside sunsets that have brightened the walls of his Moscow studio ahead of a deadline to demolish it. The Soviet-era residence block near the center of the Russian capital w...

 2021-04-14 13:46 

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Love conquers all for Greek-Turkish couples in Athens...

Merve Kocadal, who is 28 and works in a call center, met her Greek boyfriend 32-year-old Yorgos Taliadorous on a dating app in 2017 when the two were in Cyprus, an island that is still a point of tension between the two countries. Located at the outer lim...

 2021-04-14 13:43 

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Italian piano maker sees craft threatened with extinction...

At the age of 23, Luigi Borgato decided to build his first piano, for himself. In the decades that ensued, the Italian craftsman grew his business into a prestigious brand capable of attracting buyers from all over the world-until the coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-04-13 18:47 

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14th April...

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 2021-04-13 18:21 

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COVID infections, deaths still high: Health Minister...

KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah lamented that the number of coronavirus infections and fatalities in Kuwait still high. In his briefing during the Cabinet's weekly meeting Monday chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah...

 2021-04-13 18:18 

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Zain's annual Ramadan campaign spreads messages of sharing, giving...

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the launch of its annual campaign for the holy month of Ramadan, which kick-started this year in partnership with many social and charitable organizations in the country. The campaign...

 2021-04-13 18:15 

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We pray this year will be end of pandemic: Palestinian Ambassador...

By Ben Garcia KUWAIT: Various Ambassadors in Kuwait were interviewed by Kuwait Times to know their local traditions and culture during Ramadan. We also ask about their current corona virus situations at their respective countries and how they are handling...

 2021-04-13 18:12 

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27K Kuwaitis work in SMEs...

KUWAIT: A report prepared by the Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) said small and medium business in Kuwait contribute around 3 percent of the gross domestic product. The report indicated the share of small and medium businesses from banks' financing...

 2021-04-13 18:08 

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Egg shortage continues in Kuwait...

KUWAIT: The egg shortage crisis continues, two weeks after thousands of chickens were destroyed at Kuwaiti farms due to bird flu. This led to a reduction in egg production that reached around 700,000 eggs daily, while the daily consumption locally is near...

 2021-04-13 18:06 

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Child dies in hit-and-run...

KUWAIT: Criminal police were able to solve the case of a hit and run during which a Syrian boy lost his life, as the driver was identified and arrested in his Farwaniya home. The father of the 4-year-old boy told police his son died after he was run over ...

 2021-04-13 18:04 

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Assembly drama continues as guards called in chamber...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: National Assembly guards were yesterday ordered to enter the chamber to prevent possible clashes between lawmakers as political drama continued in the National Assembly forcing Speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanem to adjourn yet another session. A...

 2021-04-13 18:00 

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Muslims start Ramadan under shadow of virus...

JAKARTA: Surging coronavirus cases in many parts of the world overshadowed the start of the holy month of Ramadan yesterday with festivities curtailed by contagion fears. Europe, the worst-hit continent, passed the threshold of one million coronavirus dea...

 2021-04-13 17:57 

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Iran to 'enrich uranium up to 60% purity'...

TEHRAN: Iran warned yesterday it will start enriching uranium up to 60 percent purity, two days after an explosion it blamed on Israel damaged its enrichment plant in Natanz. The announcement cast a shadow over ongoing multinational talks in Vienna aimed ...

 2021-04-13 16:28 

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Japan to release Fukushima water into sea...

TOKYO: Japan will release more than a million tons of treated water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, the government said yesterday, triggering a furious regional reaction and fierce opposition from local fishing communities. The p...

 2021-04-13 16:26 

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Merkel govt agrees 'overdue' law on curfews, tougher virus curbs...

BERLIN: The German government agreed yesterday on controversial changes to a national infections control law, handing Berlin more power to impose tougher measures such as night-time curfews to halt the raging coronavirus pandemic. The adjusted law, which ...

 2021-04-13 16:24 

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Myanmar heading towards Syria-style 'full-blown conflict', warns UN chief...

GENEVA: The UN rights chief warned yesterday of possible crimes against humanity in Myanmar and said it seemed to be heading towards a massive conflict like the one ravaging Syria. In a statement, the UN rights office urged countries to take immediate and...

 2021-04-13 16:21 

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Far-left union leader takes in lead in Peru poll...

LIMA: A far-left union leader and teacher has taken a surprise, though slim, lead in Peru's presidential election, and will likely face a rightwing rival in a runoff in June, incomplete results showed Monday. With nearly 90 percent of ballots counted ...

 2021-04-13 16:19 

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India authorizes emergency use of Sputnik V...

NEW DELHI: India has authorized the emergency use of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine and will fast-track approval for other shots already passed by other major countries, authorities said Tuesday, as infection rates soared to a new record high. Th...

 2021-04-13 16:14 

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Epoch Times defiant after HK printing press attacked...

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong newspaper linked to a spiritual group banned in China said yesterday it would "never back down" after a gang of sledgehammer-wielding men damaged its printing presses. The assault on the Epoch Times was captured on CCTV and ...

 2021-04-13 16:12 

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Going home or staying safe in NE Nigeria, an impossible choice...

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: "Boko Haram was in my house!" three-year-old Aisha said with a frown, sat next to her mother Hadiza in a run-down camp for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri. The little girl froz...

 2021-04-13 15:57 

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New species of frog unearthed in Peruvian Amazon jungle...

A new species of marsupial frog has been discovered in Peru's Amazon jungle, the state service for natural protected areas said on Monday. The new species belongs to the Gastrotheca genus of tailless frogs found in South and Central America. "The ...

 2021-04-13 15:55 

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How the first Tokyo Olympics changed the face of Japan...

PARIS: The 1964 summer Olympic Games were Japan's great return to the world stage after its defeat and destruction two decades earlier in World War II. The first Games ever held in Asia were also a chance to trumpet the rebuilding of post-war Tokyo an...

 2021-04-13 15:53 

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Minnesota sports shut down after police shooting...

LOS ANGELES: Sporting fixtures in Minnesota were called off Monday as tensions in the city simmered in the wake of the fatal police shooting of a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb. Basketball, baseball and ice hockey games were all postponed following the...

 2021-04-13 14:49 

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$69 million digital art buyer shines light on 'NFT' boom...

The blockchain entrepreneur who paid a record $69.3 million for a digital artwork looks, at first glance, nothing like a wealthy collector. The 32-year-old is casually dressed in a t-shirt and chinos, lives in a regular Singapore apartment, and does not o...

 2021-04-13 14:44 

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Fashion's premiere Met Gala returns with two shows...and two parties...

After a remarkably dressed-down year, New York's premiere Met Gala is back-and not one but two shows celebrating American fashion are in the works. The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday announced the annual sartorial exhibit would happen in two par...

 2021-04-13 14:35 

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New York's Fashion Week to return in-person in September...

New York's Fashion Week is anticipating a return to in-person runway shows in September, after two previous editions that were largely virtual because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Council of Fashion Designers of America announced Monday. The plan ...

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