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Death upheld for Kuwaiti royal over killing nephew

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Kuwait’s Supreme Court Monday upheld a death sentence for a member of the Gulf state’s ruling family convicted of killing his nephew, also a royal, according to the verdict.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Kuwait hangs ‘monster’ child rapist

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Authorities in Kuwait on Tuesday hanged a 33-year-old Egyptian man dubbed a “monster” for the abduction and rape of 17 children under the age of 10, the public prosecution said.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Kuwait deports expats for ‘grave’ traffic offences

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Kuwait has deported 213 foreigners over the past few days for committing “grave” traffic offenses as part of a drive to reduce accidents, a senior interior ministry official said in comments published on Tuesday.

Posted: April 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies

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In this July 4, 1991 file photo, President George Bush congratulates Desert Storm commander Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf after presenting him with the medal of freedom at the White House in Washington. Schwarzkopf died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. He was 78. AP Photo/Doug Mills, File

Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf War against Iraq, died Thursday. He was 78.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gov’t eyes other labor markets for maids

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Government is eyeing Hong Kong, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates as new labor markets for maids who may lose their jobs in Saudi Arabia. Filipino household service workers (HSWs) affected by the Saudi deployment ban can be absorbed by other labor markets or, they can work as sales workers, waitress, and other low-skilled jobs [...]

Posted: July 6th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Philippine Team Azkals routs Sri Lanka, 4-0; next foe: Kuwait

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THE PHILIPPINE Azkals’ Phil Younghusband slips past Sri Lankan goalkeeper Fernando Manjula to score his first goal during the World Cup qualifying match at Rizal Football Stadium. The Azkals won 4-0. RAFFY LERMA

The goals came as promised —and history was made. Before a wet and festive Sunday crowd at Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila, the Philippine Azkals gave a clinical display of attacking football to claim a 4-0 victory over Sri Lanka and advance to the second round of the 2014 Fifa World Cup Qualifying series for [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Canada set to open military bases abroad

OTTAWA—Canada is looking to expand its military reach by setting up small bases in Germany, Jamaica and elsewhere to support humanitarian and combat missions abroad, officials and media said Friday. Jay Paxton, spokesman for Defense Minister Peter MacKay, told AFP: “Military planners are pursuing logistical agreements to ensure Canada is ready to respond quickly to [...]

Posted: June 4th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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