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British, Japanese journalists held in Bahrain


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A British TV crew and two Japanese journalists were detained by the Bahraini police Sunday."We can confirm that our foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Miller and ... Read more...

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Explosives from Britain found at Bahrain airport


December 8th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 8 (IANS) A package that came from Britain and contained explosives has been detected at the Bahrain International Airport, Xinhua reported.Bahraini security authorities announced Wednesday evening that they ... Read more...

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Blast near British embassy in Bahrain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 4 (IANS) A blast occurred Sunday in a bus parked near the British embassy in Bahrain capital Manama, the interior ministry said. There were no reports of any ... Read more...

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India express condolences over death of Indian in Bahrain cross-fire


March 18th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 18 (IANS) India Friday expressed its condolences over the death of an Indian national, Stephen Abraham, in the violent clashes between protestors and security forces in Bahrain."In ... Read more...

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Bahrain assures safety of Indians


March 17th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Bahrain has assured the safety of all Indians living in the Gulf state which has witnessed violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces.Bahraini Prime ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s king sacks four ministers


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 26 (IANS) Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa sacked four ministers as the kingdom kicked off a national dialogue after days of anti-government protests, Xinhua said, citing a local daily ... Read more...

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Protesters camp at square in Bahrain capital


February 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 21 (IANS) Defiant demonstrators continued to camp at a roundabout in the Bahrain's capital Manama as a determined protester Monday reiterated: "All the people of Bahrain, they don't want the ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone to let Bahrain Crown Prince decide on Grand Prix


February 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that he will leave the decision on whether to hold next month's Bahrain Grand Prix to the country's Crown Prince, Salman ibn ... Read more...

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Briton blamed for Bahrain crackdown


February 20th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Manama/Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) A Briton who is an advisor to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has been blamed for the violent crackdown on thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Manama's ... Read more...

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EU concerned over violence in Bahrain


February 20th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union's foreign policy chief has voiced concern over the police crackdown on protesters in Bahrain and urged the authorities to respect human rights."I am ... Read more...

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Scores killed as unrest spreads in Arab world (Roundup)


February 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) Scores of people were killed and wounded as mass unrest demanding more freedom spread to Algeria, Bahrain, Jordan and Yemen forcing US President Barack Obama to advocate ... Read more...

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66 injured as troops fire at protesters in Bahrain


February 19th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manama/London, Feb 19 (IANS) Troops fired at anti-government protesters in Manama, wounding at least 66 as Bahrain's king Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa asked his eldest son to start a national dialogue ... Read more...

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Indians in Bahrain safe: Govt.


February 18th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Concerned about the Indians in Bahrain, the External Affairs Ministry on Friday said that India is closely following the developments in Bahrain and is in regular touch ... Read more...

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Thousands attend funerals of clash-victims in Bahrain


February 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Manama/London, Feb 18 (IANS) Thousands of people, who gathered in Bahrain for the funerals of those killed in clashes between demonstrators and police in the capital Manama, are planning more protests against ... Read more...

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Bahrain anti-government protests pose fresh hurdle for Obama administration


February 18th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18(ANI): A brutal government crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Bahrain has left the Obama administration again confronted with the task of trying to stabilize an ally besieged by growing ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone fears anti-government protesters may target Bahrain Grand Prix


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has expressed concern at the escalating anti-government protests in Bahrain, saying that he is worried protesters may use the opening Grand Prix of the ... Read more...

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Egypt-style protests rock Bahrain, demonstrators crowd ‘Pearl Square’ in Manama


February 16th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 16(ANI): Thousands of protesters gathered at the main square in Bahrain's capital, Manama, in an Egypt-style rebellion demanding political reform and greater freedoms.According to the Daily Mail, many ... Read more...

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The Mubarak effect - protests spread near and far (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tehran/Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) In a spate of copycat movements following the successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, fierce protests broke out in Bahrain Tuesday, a day after massive demonstrations rocked ... Read more...

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Protester shot dead as clashes intensify in Bahrain (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) At least one protester was shot dead and several injured Tuesday after police opened fire at crowds who had gathered in this Bahrain capital for the funeral of ... Read more...

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Blast in Bahrain car park


September 15th, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) An explosion in a car park damaged at least four cars in a town south of Bahraini capital Manama, but there were no reports of any casualties, a ... Read more...

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HDFC Bank opens first international branch in Bahrain


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) India's leading private bank, HDFC Bank, has opened its first full-fledged overseas commercial branch at a new financial district in Bahrain.Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) Governor Rasheed Al ... Read more...

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Indian’s body found on roadside in Bahrain


October 4th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 4 (IANS) The body of a 41-year-old Indian bearing injury marks was found on a roadside in Bahrain.Passers-by on the road in a locality in Bahraini capital Manama saw the ... Read more...

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Next, a Gulf-Europe rail route


September 2nd, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 2 (IANS) If a proposal from Bahrain’s king turns into reality, people can well travel from the Gulf all the way to Europe by train.Planners are working on a proposal ... Read more...

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Indian insurance consultant in Bahrain commits suicide


August 10th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian worker in Bahrain has committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of an office building in the capital Manama. Kakkassery Varghese, 26, died Saturday after ... Read more...

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Four of Bahraini sextuplets die, 2 critical


June 25th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) Four of the sextuplets a Bahraini woman had given birth to have died while the remaining two are in critical condition. While three of the babies died Monday ... Read more...

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Imran’s ex-wife Jemima wins public praise for `selfless’ support


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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