FACTBOX-What’s in the Glasgow Climate Pact?

GLASGOW (Reuters) – Nearly 200 nations agreed to adopt the Glasgow Climate Pact on Saturday after more than two weeks of intense negotiations, with the UK host of the talks saying the deal would keep alive international hopes of averting the worst impacts of...

Kuwaiti dissidents return home after emir’s pardon

By Ahmed Hagagy KUWAIT (Reuters) – At least three Kuwaiti dissidents returned to the Gulf state on Monday after being pardoned by the ruling emir, part of his efforts to ease tensions with the opposition, which has been locked in a months-long standoff with the...

Kuwait’s ruler hands some duties to crown prince – decree

DUBAI (Reuters) -Kuwait’s crown prince has been asked to carry out some of Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah’s constitutional duties on a temporary basis, state news agency KUNA said on Monday, citing an Emiri decree. Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad...