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Gulf tourist influx to Bosnia fuels luxury developments

Sarajevo (AFP) – With 360 villas & apartments around an artificial lake, swimming pools, a halal supermarket & a Muslim prayer area, the 'Sarajevo resort' is one of Bosnia's most…

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At least nine escape kidnappers in Iraq, cross into Kuwait: police, media

DOHA (Reuters) – At least nine people who were part of a hunting group kidnapped in southern Iraq managed to escape & have now crossed into Kuwait, police & media…

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Amnesty urges Kuwait to free political prisoners

KUWAIT CITY (AFP) – Amnesty International urged Kuwait on Wednesday to release all political prisoners immediately & warned that the oil-rich Gulf state was at risk of sliding deeper into…

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Kuwait ruling family member given suspended jail term: newspapers

DUBAI (Reuters) – A Kuwaiti court has given a suspended prison sentence to Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, a senior member of the ruling family & a powerbroker in international sport,…

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IOC VP: Brazil economic crisis will inevitably affect games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The political & economic turmoil in Brazil will "inevitably" affect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a senior IOC official said Wednesday, as Brazilian organizers…

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Kuwait appoints deputy prime minister as new oil minister

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's named a new oil minister on Sunday after disputes arose between his predecessor & top executives at state-owned firms. The official Kuwait News Agency, KUNA,…

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Putin hosts ruler of Kuwait

MOSCOW (AP) — Kuwait's ruler on Tuesday made his first trip to Russia to confer with President Vladimir Putin on the regional crises & potential areas of cooperation, & a…

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Emir of Kuwait to meet Russia's Putin, discuss Middle East

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah, will meet Russia's President Vladimir Putin in the Russian city of Sochi on Nov. 10, the Kremlin said on…

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Kuwait terminates agreement with Olympic Council of Asia

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's government has decided to terminate its agreement with the Olympic Council of Asia. Kuwait's state-run KUNA news agency reported the government's decision, saying it came…

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Oil up on bargain-hunting, but gains capped by stockpile forecast

By Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) – Crude oil futures edged up on light bargain hunting on Tuesday, after U.S. & Brent crude tumbled in the previous session to post their…

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