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Kuwait Emir Sheikh Jaber dead

Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, the Emir of oil-rich Kuwait and one of the longest serving leaders in the Gulf region, diedon Sunday.The Emir, who was in his late 70s, passed away at dawnon Sunday,......

Saudi King Abdullah dies; brother Salman takes over reins

Saudi Arabia's Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died on Friday and his half-brother Salman took over reigns of the world's top oil exporting nation in a smooth transition of power, calling......

Al Qaeda's no. 3 leader killed in US drone strike

Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, the third highest ranking Al Qaeda commander, outfit's banker and the man who threatened India with more Mumbai-style attacks, was killed along with his entire family in an......

'LeT not just a threat to India, but US as well'

Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon E Panetta, who recently made at least two stealth visits to India, has warned that if the Lashkar-e-Tayiba conducts another attack on India, it would......

Pak 'not obliged' to arrest Hafiz Saeed: Malik

Pakistan has said it is "not obliged" to immediately arrest Lashkar-e-Tayiba founder Hafiz Saeed even if an Interpol Red Corner notice has been issued against him and claimed that evidence provided......

Work visa: India hopes to resolve Kuwait impasse

India is hopeful of finding an amicable solution with Kuwait to the impasse over work visa which has prevented hundreds of Indians from taking up jobs in that country, Minister of State for......

India-Kuwait ink landmark labour pact

India and Kuwait have signed a landmark labour agreement, incorporating steps for job protection, checking exploitation of Indian workers and ensuring payment of salaries and other benefits......

Kuwait eyeing Indian refineries

Kuwait, the world's third largest oil producer, on Wednesday, said it was keen on investing in Indian refineries even as it plans to sell more crude to India."Kuwait is keen on investing in Indian......

World trembles as oil prices surge

World oil prices shot up by more than a dollar-and-a-half to $41.50 per barrel on Tuesday, following terror strikes and fears of political instability in Saudi Arabia and the possible disruption of......

OPEC chief expects output hike from Feb 1

OPEC President Abdullah al-Attiyah said on Thursday he expected any rise in OPEC output quotas to take effect on February 1, and that the hike should be reversed oncestrike-bound Venezuelan exports......

'Winter Games will not move for 2022 football World Cup'

Asia's top Olympic official ruled out the possibility of the 2022 Winter Olympics being shifted from its traditional February time-slot to avoid clashing with the football World Cup, saying FIFA......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......

Asian Games: Sarita Devi given 'strong warning' after medal protest

India's bronze medallist Laishram Sarita Devi reacts during the medal ceremony of the women's lightweight (57-60kg) boxing. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Boxer L Sarita Devi has escaped with......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......
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Asian body defends congress clampdown

A top official at Asia`s football body has defended the move to silence a rare protest at this week`s tightly controlled congress in Bahrain. A... ...

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Kuwait arrests ex-lawmaker over Iran tweet

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait today arrested a former opposition lawmaker for alleging Iran was pressuring the oil-rich emirate to change the crown prince,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Kuwait-arrests-ex-lawmaker-over-Iran-tweet/articleshow/47123888.cms
Kobani still a ghost town, months after liberation from ...

The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobani was a watershed in the war against the Islamic State group — Syrian Kurdish forces fought the... ...

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Asian Boost as Sepp Blatter Closes on FIFA Win

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter (C) poses for pictures at the end of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) regional Congress. AFP Manama: Sepp Blatter... ...

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Sheikh Ahmad joins FIFA's top table, Salman re-elected

Political kingmaker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait extended his influence further into soccer on Thursday when he was elected unopposed... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-football-sheikh-ahmad-joins-fifa-s-top-table-salman-re-elected-2082080

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