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UAE president greets leaders on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent his best wishes to leaders of many countries on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.Sheikh Khalifa exchanged ... Read more...

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World leaders condole Saudi prince’s death


June 17th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 17 (IANS) A number of world leaders have sent their condolences to Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the royal family and the people over ... Read more...

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Malhotra hails Randhir’s ANOC nomination


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as ... Read more...

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Kuwait’s deputy PM quits


October 19th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kuwaiti City, Oct 18 (IANS) Kuwait's deputy prime minister and foreign minister Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah has resigned, Xinhua quoted the government spokesman as saying Tuesday.Sheikh Mohammad is a ... Read more...

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900 bodies found in mass grave in Iraq


July 7th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 7 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have dug up a mass grave with some 900 bodies, believed to be Kurds killed under late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime in 1980s, ... Read more...

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Kuwait to give Libyan rebels 180 mn dollars


April 25th, 2011 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, April 25 (IANS) Kuwait said Sunday it would grant the Libyan opposition group 50 million dinars (around $180 million) after the country's amir (ruler) met head of Transitional ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchie, Joss Stone invited for royal wedding


April 24th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Guy Ritchie and Singer Joss Stone are included in the official guest list for the April 29 royal wedding released by Clarence House.Clarence ... Read more...

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Hamas announces the formation of new Gaza government


March 11th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, on Thursday announced the formation of new Gaza government which includes a woman as minister.According to the Ma'an News ... Read more...

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India to draw up action plan to boost trade with Kuwait


March 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, March 6 (IANS) It is a relationship fostered by the large Indian workforce but with untapped economic potential. Keen to invigorate its trade ties with Kuwait, India has ... Read more...

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Krishna makes it to Kuwait military parade despite being caught in traffic snarl


February 27th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kuwait City, Feb.27 (ANI): Visiting Indian Foreign Minister S.M.Krishna just about made it to a military parade that was organised to celebrate Kuwait's 50th Independence Day here, after being delayed by a ... Read more...

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Krishna calls on Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister


February 26th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinKuwait, Feb 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is presently in Kuwait on a three-day visit to represent India during the oil-rich Gulf state's 50th independence Day ... Read more...

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Kuwait aims to set record for world’s longest flag


January 10th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Kuwait is aiming to set a new Guinness record for the world's longest flag which will be unveiled next month during its National Day.Kuwait celebrates its National Day ... Read more...

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Asian Games close with China dominant as never before (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The curtain rang down on the biggest ever Asian Games in a festive closing ceremony Saturday night as hosts China showed their overwhelming sporting prowess by sweeping 199 ... Read more...

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16th Asian Games draw to close at colourful ceremony


November 27th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The 16th edition of the Asian Games drew to a close through a festive, colourful ceremony here Saturday night. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of ... Read more...

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Guangzhou Asian Games “one of best ever”: OCA president


November 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov.27 (ANI): The Asian Games in Guangzhou would go down in history as "one of the best ever", Olympic Council of Asia President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah said ... Read more...

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OCA chief gives thumbs up to Guangzhou


November 27th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The 16th edition of the Asian Games would go down in history as "one of the best ever", Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad ... Read more...

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Return free ticket if not watching Asian Games: Organisers


November 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Residents of this Chinese city have been asked to return free tickets for the Asian Games if they are not interested in watching them, games' organisers said.Olympic Council ... Read more...

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OCA to provide financial aid to Pakistan, North Korea


November 12th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Friday decided to lend financial support to some of its National Olympic Committees (NOCs), including Pakistan and North Korea.OCA president Sheikh Ahmad ... Read more...

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OCA president arrives for biggest ever Asian Games


November 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), arrived in Guangzhou for the grand opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games.Yu Zaiqing, vice minister ... Read more...

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Kuwait keen on investing in India’s petrochemical industry


September 29th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Kuwait has expressed interest in investing in India's oil and gas sector, especially in the areas of petrochemical complexes and crude oil storage, a statement Tuesday said. ... Read more...

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Kuwait marks 20 years since first Gulf war


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 2 (DPA) Kuwait's cabinet Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the 1990 invasion of the country by Iraqi troops, noting that the war had a lasting impact on citizens. Minister ... Read more...

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Indian Mughal jewellery exhibition opens in Kuala Lumpur


July 31st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 31 (ANI): Malaysian King Mizan Zainal Abidin opened an exhibition showcasing Mughal era jewellery in Kuala Lumpur last weekend.The "Treasury of the World: Jewelled Arts of India in the ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s son upset over ex-wife’s comments


July 12th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 12 (ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's son Omar is deeply 'saddened and disappointed' over the statements made by his ex-wife Zaina Al Sabah in an interview to a ... Read more...

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Al-Qaida No. 3, Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, Liquidated In An American Missile Assault


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, the No.3 male in the hierarchy of Al-Qaida, has been liquidated in an American missile assault in Pakistan's tribal areas in the ... Read more...

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BCCI not to send teams for Asian Games


June 1st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will not send teams to this year's Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, where the sport will make its debut. The ... Read more...

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Iraqi Airways to be closed after financial dispute


May 26th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 26 (IANS) The state-owned Iraqi Airways Company will be closed after a financial dispute with the Kuwaiti government, media reports said Wednesday. "The Council of Ministers decided to dissolve the Iraqi ... Read more...

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Global oil demand to increase by five million bpd: Kuwait


April 26th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, April 26 (IANS) Global oil demand will increase by five million barrels per day in the next five years, and China and India will lead the growth in emerging markets, ... Read more...

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Iraqi troops launch major offensive against Al Qaeda


April 26th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 26 (DPA) Some 26,000 Iraqi soldiers and police have begun a sweep of the west of the country, searching for armed men from Al Qaeda and related groups, government media ... Read more...

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Former Saddam Hussein deputy captured in raid


April 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 25 (DPA) Iraqi and US soldiers have captured Izzat al-Douri, vice president of Iraq under Saddam Hussein's rule, in a raid on an Al Qaeda hideout, an Iraqi daily reported ... Read more...

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India scouts for investment in energy in Mexico summit


March 31st, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India is scouting for energy supplies and investment opportunities from countries like the US, Kuwait and Indonesia at the International Energy Forum in Mexico currently under way. India's ... Read more...

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OPEC delegates to keep oil output steady


September 9th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 9 (DPA) Delegates indicated the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would keep present output quotas and not cut production, as they prepared for a late-night meeting of their oil ... Read more...

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Stolen Picasso painting found in Iraq


August 27th, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 27 (EFE) A painting by legendary Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, believed to have been stolen during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, was found near Baghdad, a media report ... Read more...

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10 security officers detained over deadly Baghdad blasts


August 20th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 20 (DPA) Ten police and military officers are being held for questioning in Wednesday's coordinated attacks in central Baghdad, which left around 100 dead and 1,200 injured, media reports said ... Read more...

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First wife sets Kuwait wedding tent on fire, killing 41


August 17th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 17 (IANS) The first wife of a bridegroom has confessed to setting a wedding tent on fire in Kuwait that killed 41 women and children and injured many others, a ... Read more...

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Kuwait in mourning after wedding fire kills over 40 (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 16 (DPA) Kuwait was in shock and mourning Sunday, a day after a fire ravaged a wedding tent, killing over 40 women and children and injuring some 80. The official ... Read more...

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