Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 12:00 GMT

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Thursday a congratulatory cable to the president of Ecuador Republic, Guillermo Lasso, on his country's national day.

KUWAIT -- First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Thursday urged a new batch of graduated women police officers to enforce law "equally on everybody."

ALGIERS -- The Transitional Military Council in Niger announced on Thursday forming a new government by Prime Minister Ali Al-Ameen, a few hours before the start of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit in the Nigerian capital Abuja.

TOKYO -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for preparing for a possible war in an "offensive" way, state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Thursday.

Source: Kuwait News Agency