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Briefing of KUNA main news for Saturday until 00:00 GMT
2769570 KUWAIT -- Signing an agreement to boost their ongoing Strategic
Dialogue and others in defence, security and economic affairs will be on the
agenda of US State Secretary Mike Pompeo's visit to Kuwait on Tuesday, a
Kuwaiti official said.
2769564 PARIS -- Four people, including two firefighters, were killed, in
addition to 37 injured; eight critically, due to the major Parisian bakery
explosion, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said.
2769555 PARIS -- Kuwait's Ambassador in Paris Sami Al-Sulaiman confirmed that
there were no Kuwaiti nationals among the injured in the explosion at a bakery
in the center of the capital.
2769587 WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump said he has "plan" to end the
partial government shutdown provided that it meets his presidential campaign
promise of "safety and security" including the US-Mexico wall.
2769598 DUBAI -- Kuwait's Yusuf Al-Abdelrazzaq, the world's top seed, secured
the first position in the first race of the 2019 UAE Aquabike Championship
held at Mercato Beach in Jumeirah resort in collaboration with the Union
Internationale Motonautique (UIM).
2769610 LONDON -- Thousands of people staged an anti-austerity march at
Trafalgar Square near the parliament building in solidarity with the French
'yellow vest' protesters and in protest against the stalemate in the Brexit
talks with the European Union.
2769615 PARIS -- About 84,000 people took part in the yellow vest protests
staged across France, said ministry of interior (MoI).
2769614 KHARTOUM -- The number of fatalities caused by protests in Sudan has
risen to 24, the country's Public Prosecutor said.