Kuwait

Osama bin Laden report: Leaked documents criticise Pakistan's security

Osama Bin Laden was able to hide undetected in Pakistan for years because of a “collective failure” of the country’s “military authorities, the intelligence authorities, the police and the civilian administration,” according to a damning report kept secret by the Pakistani government.

Pressure builds on German President for trying to suppress loan

The increasingly tarnished reputation of Germany's President, Christian Wulff suffered a new setback yesterday with disclosures that the 52-year-old head of state threatened to sue a leading tabloid newspaper to prevent publication of a damaging article about a questionable six-figure private loan.

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Liverpool price tag deters Kuwaitis

A Kuwaiti investment consortium has said there is still a prospect of Liverpool's owners persuading them to buy the club, despite providing the most candid indication yet that Tom Hicks and George Gillett's £500m asking price is way above the odds.

Liverpool sale dealt negotiations blow

The Liverpool owner's attempts to sell the club have been dealt a blow after a Kuwaiti investment consortium interested in buying the club said negotiations were "going really badly".