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75 injured in earthquake in Iranian Azerbaijan province

TEHRAN At least 75 people were wounded in the 5.7 magnitude earthquake that struck West Azerbaijan Province in northwestern Iran on Sunday, Iranian authorities said.Iranian state television quoted the Emergency Director General in the West Azerbaijan P…

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Kuwait’s trade surplus with Japan jump 63.1 pct

TOKYO, Kuwait’s trade surplus with Japan surged 63.1 percent from a year earlier to JPY 69.3 billion (USD 630 million) in January, up for the second month in a row, as exports offset imports in value, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday.Kuwait recorded…

USD up to KD 0.305 – CBK

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EU welcomes formation of transitional gov’t in South Sudan

BRUSSELS The European Union Saturday welcomed the formation of the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity in South Sudan today as “a key step towards peace.” “The European Union appreciates that difficult decisions were made by the parti…

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Algerian Interim Pres. launches 52nd edition of FIA

ALGIERS, Algerian Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah on Tuesday announced the start of the 52nd edition of the Algiers International Fair (FIA), with the participation of more than 500 economists from 15 countries.This edition of the exhibition will…

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Hosts Qatar geared up for full coverage of African Super Cup

By Saud Al Duwaila DOHA Qatar has equipped the African Super Cup media centre with the latest up to date facilities as the capital Doha gets ready to host the clash between Tunisia’s Esperance and Egypt’s Zamalek on Friday.The clash, which groups th…

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Director general referred to prosecution in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) on Sunday referred director general of a public authority to the general prosecution to cross examine charges by Minister of Awaf and Islamic Affairs (justice) Fahad Al-Afasi against him.Dr. Mohammad Bo…