KUNA main news for Wednesday, March 2, 2016

 Local:

   KUWAIT — The fifth Amiri international shooting competition begins with the participation of 350 shooters from 31 nations.

   KUWAIT — The Amiri Hospital had conducted 1,227 endoscopic surgeries during 2015, a convincing indication that this procedure had become a suitable alternative to classic surgery, said Deputy Director of Amiri Hospital Dr. Ali Al-Alanda in a KUNA interview. (By Nasser Daifallah – moved)

   Economic:

   KUWAIT — KUNA issues report on the status of the global oil market. (By Osama Jalal)

   International:

   NEW YORK — UNSC votes on US-Chinese proposal to launch several sanctions against North Korea due its recent nuclear tests.

   ABU DHABI — The Global Financial Markets Forum 2016 kicks off in UAE capital.

   CAIRO — Executive Council for Arab Health Ministers hold meeting under chairmanship of Kuwait.

   WASHINGTON — KUNA issues report on Super Tuesday. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump emerged as the clear front-runners for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations.

   MADRID — Spanish parliament hold second session to swear in Pedro Sanchez as Prime Minister.

   TUNIS — Arab Interior Ministers hold 33rd session to last for two days. The session will focus on counterterrorism, the war on narcotics, and anti-human trafficking policies.

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