Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 00:00 GMT

KUWAIT – The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health is following up the new outbreak of coronavirus and have taken all required measures to confront the deadly virus, said the ministry spokesman.

KUWAIT – A Kuwaiti-Ethiopian working team tasked with negotiations regarding a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on domestic workers has fulfilled 90 percent of the memo, Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Ambassador Sami Al-Hamad said.

KUWAIT – Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) said that decline of Kuwait’s ranking in the International Transparency Corruption Perception Index was due to several reasons, namely delay of enacting relevant legislations.

KUWAIT – Of the most outstanding discoveries in Kuwait are fossilized bones dating back to 16 million years, Sultan Al-Duwaish, director of the department of antiquities and museums at the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), said.

BEIGING – Kuwait called on its nationals in China to be cautions as Coronavirus is spreading in a number of China’s cities and districts.

LONDON – British Queen Elizabeth II has approved the country’s Brexit delayed bill to become law as of January 31.

NEW DELHI – Indian government ruled out any role for a third party in resolving Kashmir issue raging for years between India and Pakistan.

WASHINGTON – The US imposed new visa rules aiming at restricting “birth tourism”.

Source: Kuwait News Agency