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New York thieves net $6 mn in jewelry on New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK: Thieves rang in the new year in New York with a $6 million jewelry heist close to where thousands of police officers were deployed around Times Square for the annual midnight ball drop. Police were still searching Tuesday for the three alleged robbers seen on surveillance cameras at KGK Holdings, an India-based jewelry wholesaler, police spokesman Detective Ahmed Nasser told AFP. Around 10:00 pm Saturday, the trio entered the building in midtown Manhattan at 70 West 36th Street where the wholesaler is…

Saudi cleaner showered with gifts after ‘mocked’ for looking at gold

RIYADH: A cleaner in Saudi Arabia got a gold set in a gift after he pictures of staring at a jewelry shop display went viral and stirred internet debate. The story began when a social media user mocked the cleaner by sharing the picture, writing “this man deserves to only look at rubbish.” The picture went viral and many Saudi users insisted on buying the cleaner a set. An account then published photographs of the cleaner holding the gold, reported the AlArabiya. In a post which has been…