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Putin "couldn't care less" if Russians meddled in US presidential elections

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 6:13pm
WASHINGTON, March 11 (KUNA) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he "couldn't care less" if Russians attempted to interfere in the 2016 US presidential elections as long as they are not connected to the Kremlin.In an interview with ...

NCCAL official opens 29th Future Generations Festival

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 4:33pm
By Shahad Kamal KUWAIT, March 10 (KUNA) -- Supervisor of child culture dept. of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) Maryam Salmin said Saturday 29th Future Generations Festival aims to foster the talents of children and ...

India, France sign 14 defence, security, political cooperation deals

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 3:51pm
NEW DELHI, March 10 (KUNA) -- India and France signed 14 agreements on Saturday to enhance bilateral cooperation, including the fields of defence, security and politics.In a statement, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said Prime Minister ...

OIC condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 3:14pm
JEDDAH, March 10 (KUNA) -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Saturday condemned strongly the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan that killed and wounded scores of people.The OIC appealed, in a statement, to the government and all ...

Turkey arrests 167 illegal migrants

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 3:13pm
ANKARA, March 10 (KUNA) -- Turkey said on Saturday it has detained some 167 illegal migrants across the country.Police and gendarmerie force jointly held 98 Afghan nationals in the eastern Kars province, according to Turkey's Anadolu Agency.In a ...

UK launched major probe into attempted murder of Russian ex-spy - Rudd

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 3:11pm
LONDON, March 10 (KUNA) -- British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Saturday that more than 250 military anti-terror police officers are now involved in the investigation into the attempted murder of the Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter ...

Iran says doesn't know whereabout of US FBI officer

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 3:03pm
TEHRAN, March 10 (KUNA) -- Iran said Saturday it has no information about whereabout of Robert Levinson, who it said was a former FBI officer, that Tehran said visited the Islamic Republic and left the country.Iran has repeatedly said Levinson ...

Iran summons British Amb. over embassy attack

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 2:23pm
TEHRAN, March 10 (KUNA) -- Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday summoned British Ambassador in Tehran Nicholas Hopton and handed him a note of protest over the attack on Iran's embassy in London.During the note of protest, Iran condemned in the ...

Syria's opposition coalition calls for implementing UNSCR 2401

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 1:54pm
ISTANBUL, March 10 (KUNA) -- The National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces on Saturday held its 38th session and discussed means of implementing the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution 2401.The conferees focused on the repeated ...

Palestinian man dies of wounds sustained by Israeli fire - Min.

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 1:46pm
RAMALLAH, March 10 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian man died of his wounds he sustained when the Israeli occupation forces shot him in the West Bank city of Nablus yesterday, the Palestnian Health Ministry said Saturday.A severely-injured Palestinian arrived ...

Al-Ghanim announced Jerusalem Intellectuals Forum personality of year '18

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 1:16pm
RAMALLAH, March 10 (KUNA) -- The Jerusalem Intellectuals Forum has selected Kuwaiti National Assembly speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim as the personality of the year 2018 in recognition of his staunch support of Palestinian rights.The Kuwaiti chief ...

EU wants exemption from high US steel tariffs

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 1:07pm
BRUSSELS, March 10 (KUNA) -- EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom met in Brussels on Saturday with Japan's Minister for Economy and Industry Hiroshige Seko and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to discuss US decision to impose high ...

Trump to embark on first Latin America trip in April

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 11:38am
WASHINGTON, March 10 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump will travel next month to Latin America, his first visit to the continent, where he will participate in a series of bilateral, multilateral and cultural engagements, it was announced ...

Kuwait stresses importance of Arab youth media forum

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 10:14am
CAIRO, March 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri stressed Saturday the importance of Arab Media Forum for Youth in enhancing the performance of Arab media and journalism.Al-Jabri made his remarks to KUNA on the sidelines of ...

Turkish troops "neutralize" 3,213 terrorists in NW Syria - Erdogan

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 8:56am
ANKARA, March 10 (KUNA) -- Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country's troops have "neutralized" 3,213 terrorists since the launch of the Turkish-led Operation Olive Branch in the city of Afrin, northwestern Syria, ...

Iraqi premier re-affirms peaceful intentions toward neighbors

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 8:30am
BAGHDAD, March 10 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi said on Saturday his government is seeking to build "a strong Iraq that does not aggress on others and abides by the constitution that bars offensives on neighbors." "The new Iraq ...

Syrian Govt' forces encircle Douma, Ghouta's provincial capital

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 8:22am
AMMAN, March 10 (KUNA) -- Syrian government forces have sealed off Ghouta's provincial capital Douma, located on outskirts of the Syrian capital, amid expected withdrawal of scores of gunmen from the besieged region.According to the London-based ...

KUNA main news for Saturday, March 10, 2018

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 7:59am
Local: CAIRO -- The State of Kuwait dedicates maximum concern for the youth because "they are the builders of the future, carriers of the torch of development and progress," says the visiting Kuwait's Information Minister Mohammad ...

Kuwait witnesses leaps in cultural sector -- Khamees

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 7:58am
CAIRO, March 10 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait witnessed major leaps forward in the cultural realm over the past years, said Secretary General of the Arab Media Forum Madi Khamees on Saturday.Khamees noted grand accomplishments at this level, namely ...

API chief underlines Arab youth empowerment

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 7:54am
CAIRO, March 10 (KUNA) -- Director General of the Arab Planning Institute (API) Dr. Bader Malallah said here Saturday it is imperative to empower Arab young people in educational, intellectual and creative domains.This will be of paramount ...