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3 days ago
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Sri Lankan police arrests ruling party MPs over mob violence
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police arrested two ruling party lawmakers for allegedly instigating mob violence that plunged the country into days…
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kuwaittimes
4 days ago
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Sri Lanka’s embattled president side-stepped censure motion
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s beleaguered president side-stepped a censure motion on Tuesday after his fractured coalition rallied to delay a resolution…
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kuwaittimes
4 days ago
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Waiting for the water train in scorching India
JODHPUR: Afroz misses school every day to spend hours waiting with a handcart full of containers for a special train…
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kuwaittimes
5 days ago
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Sri Lanka’s PM wins support for ‘economic war cabinet’
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new prime minister won crucial support from two main opposition parties Monday, easing the pressure on the…
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kuwaittimes
7 days ago
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South Asia pummeled by heatwave
JACOBABAD: South Asia was in the grip of an extreme heatwave on Friday, with parts of Pakistan reaching a temperature…
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kuwaittimes
7 days ago
157
27 killed in fire in India capital
NEW DELHI: At least 27 people died and dozens more were injured in a massive fire in a building in…
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kuwaittimes
1 week ago
216
Crisis-hit Sri Lanka appoints new PM
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s embattled president swore in a new prime minister Thursday to replace his brother, who was banned from…
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kuwaittimes
1 week ago
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Sri Lanka’s troops quell unrest
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s economy will “collapse” unless a new government is urgently appointed, the central bank chief warned Wednesday, as…
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kuwaittimes
2 weeks ago
179
Shoot-on-sight orders in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan authorities issued shoot-on-sight orders on Tuesday to quell further unrest a day after the island was rocked…
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kuwaittimes
2 weeks ago
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Sri Lanka prime minister quits as violence kills 5
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa quit on Monday, as an outbreak of political violence killed five people including…
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kuwaittimes
2 weeks ago
171
Diplomats urge Sri Lanka to reconsider state of emergency
COLOMBO: US and European diplomats Saturday urged Sri Lanka’s beleaguered president to repeal a state of emergency imposed after a…
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Kuwait Times
2 weeks ago
304
Behind the veil: The double life of Pakistan rapper Eva B
KARACHI: Pakistan’s breakthrough rapper Eva B has racked up millions of views online, but walking through the labyrinthine streets of…
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Kuwait Times
2 weeks ago
188
Adoration turns to anger towards crisis-hit Sri Lanka’s ruling clan
MEDAMULANA: “Gota Go Home” — graffiti calling for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to quit has appeared on the roads of Hambantota,…
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kuwaittimes
3 weeks ago
164
Sharif scion takes charge of Pakistan’s most powerful province
ISLAMABAD: The son of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took charge of Punjab province Saturday, the country’s most politically important…
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kuwaittimes
3 weeks ago
201
South Asia wilts in heat as Delhi rubbish dump burns
NEW DELHI, India: Millions sweltered in an early summer heatwave across India and Pakistan on Thursday, leading to power and…
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kuwaittimes
3 weeks ago
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Pakistan separatist group warns China of more deadly attacks
KARACHI: A Pakistan separatist group warned Wednesday of more deadly attacks on Chinese targets, a day after a woman suicide…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
344
Cash-strapped Sri Lanka to sell ‘golden’ visas
COLOMBO: Cash-strapped Sri Lanka announced Tuesday it would sell long-term visas to attract desperately needed foreign currency after the island…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
200
India PM Modi holds first public event in Kashmir since clampdown
SRINAGAR, India: India’s prime minister promised peace and development for Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, during his first public event…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
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UK PM in India on anti-Russia action
AHMEDABAD, India:  UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in India Thursday touting job-creating investment but facing long odds to get…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
196
Sri Lanka deploys military ahead of protester’s funeral
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka called out the military on Thursday to bolster security ahead of a funeral for the first person…
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kuwaittimes
20/04/2022
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S Lanka town under curfew after police kill protester
RAMBUKKANA, Sri Lanka: Police enforced a curfew on Wednesday in a Sri Lankan town where an anti-government demonstrator was killed,…
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kuwaittimes
19/04/2022
169
No surprises as Pakistan’s new premier names cabinet
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif sprang no big surprises in naming his new cabinet Tuesday, doling out key…
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kuwaittimes
18/04/2022
172
Sri Lanka’s embattled leader trims cabinet of relatives
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s embattled leader dropped two of his brothers and a nephew from his cabinet Monday, following public anger…
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kuwaittimes
13/04/2022
237
Four sentenced to hang in Bangladesh over celebrated writer’s murder
DHAKA: A Bangladesh court sentenced four extremists to hang Wednesday for their fatal machete attack on a celebrated writer, in…
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kuwaittimes
12/04/2022
216
Biden, Modi in ‘candid’ Ukraine war talks
WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a “candid exchange of views” on the Ukraine crisis…
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kuwaittimes
12/04/2022
209
India hopes for Pakistan reset after Shehbaz Sharif election
NEW DELHI: India hopes that Pakistan’s new prime minister will herald a diplomatic thaw between the two nuclear-armed foes after…
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kuwaittimes
11/04/2022
246
Pakistan MPs elect Sharif as new PM
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan lawmakers on Monday elected Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister following the weekend ouster of Imran…
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kuwaittimes
11/04/2022
287
Sharif steps out of shadows to lead Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif, who became Pakistan’s new prime minister Monday after leading the opposition alliance that ousted Imran Khan,…
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kuwaittimes
10/04/2022
266
Sharif set to become next Pakistan’s prime minister
ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan was dismissed Sunday as Pakistan’s prime minister after losing a no-confidence vote, paving the way for an…
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kuwaittimes
09/04/2022
263
No-trust vote postponed in Pakistan again
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan lawmakers clashed angrily in the national assembly on Saturday with the opposition accusing ruling party members of wasting…
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kuwaittimes
09/04/2022
260
S Lanka’s leader faces street protests
COLOMBO: Tens of thousands marched on beleaguered Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s office on Saturday, in the biggest protest to…
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kuwaittimes
07/04/2022
218
Sri Lanka president asks expert panel to plan debt restructure
Colombo: Sri Lanka’s beleaguered president has appointed an expert panel to organise a debt restructure to claw the country out…
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kuwaittimes
06/04/2022
193
Sri Lanka parliament speaker warns crisis risks starvation
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s crippling economic crisis risks starvation across the island nation of 22 million while acute shortages and blackouts…
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kuwaittimes
05/04/2022
157
Pakistan court adjourns again on PM Khan no-confidence saga
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s supreme court adjourned Tuesday without ruling on the legality of political manoeuvres that led Prime Minister Imran Khan…
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kuwaittimes
04/04/2022
250
S Lanka leader offers to share power
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s embattled president offered to share power with the opposition on Monday as protests demanding his resignation grew…
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