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Bahrain GP a massive result for Force India: Di Resta


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Manama, April 22 (IANS) Force India driver Paul Di Resta feels that his sixth place finish here in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix was a massive result for the Silverstone-based team.Di ... Read more...

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UN: Civilian journalist filming protest in Bahrain shot dead


April 7th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Friday called on Bahraini authorities to investigate the death of a citizen journalist who was killed late last month while filming a ... Read more...

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Three Bahraini women detained for ruckus in UN office


June 16th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Manama, June 16 (IANS) Three Bahraini women, who entered the UN office and refused to leave, were detained by police here Wednesday, Xinhua reported.The women identified as - Zainab Al ... Read more...

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Nine jailed for kidnapping policeman in Bahrain


May 19th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, May 19 (IANS) A military court in Bahrain Thursday sentenced nine people to 20 years in prison after they were convicted for kidnapping a policeman, Xinhua quoted Bahrain News ... Read more...

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India hopes dialogue will settle all issues in Bahrain


March 30th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India told Bahrain Wednesday that it hoped for a peaceful resolution of the current unrest in the Gulf state through dialogue.Bahrain has assured India about ... Read more...

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Indian pays ‘blood money’ to save four counrtymen in Saudi Arabia


March 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Mar.21 (ANI): Cheril Krishna Menon, an Indian entrepreneur in Doha has offered 'blood money' to save the lives of four Indians who had been sentenced to death by a Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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MEA condoles death of Indian national in Bahrain


March 18th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Terming the death of an Indian national in Bahrain as unfortunate, the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday expressed its condolences to members of his bereaved family."In ... Read more...

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No plans to repatriate Pakistanis from Bahrain despite attacks: Pak FO spokesperson


March 16th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 16 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua has said that there are there are no plans to repatriate Pakistanis from Bahrain despite concerns following reports that a Pakistani was ... Read more...

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Protesters control four Libyan cities; Oman singed by protests (Intro Roundup)


March 1st, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Muscat, Feb 28 (IANS) Anti-government protesters in Libya gained control of four cities and formed a council to begin the transition of power from Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year-old regime as Canada too slapped ... Read more...

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Arab world unrest: Gaddafi stays on as 100,000 flee (Roundup)


February 28th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Muscat, Feb 28 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's vice-like grip weakened with nearly 100,000 people fleeing the country Monday and more areas slipping out of his control. The days also saw unrest ... Read more...

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2,500 Indians sent to deportation center in 2010, says Indian embassy in Doha


February 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Feb.28 (ANI): Nearly 2,500 Indians in Qatar, including 154 women, were sent to the deportation centre in 2010, said the Indian embassy in Doha.Presently there are 94 Indians, including five women, ... Read more...

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Bahrain king reshuffles cabinet


February 27th, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 27 (IANS) Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued directions for a cabinet reshuffle, as pressure continues to mount on the government from anti-government protesters.Hamad issued the orders ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda backs Libya unrest amid genocide reports (Roundup)


February 24th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Sana'a, Feb 24 (IANS) Reports of genocide in Libyan towns did the rounds Thursday as Muammar Gaddafi's troops went on a killing spree to crush the 10-day uprising that seems to have ... Read more...

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Bahrain free prisoners, king leaves for Saudi Arabia


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manama/Riyadh, Feb 23 (IANS) Bahrain has released 25 political prisoners following an order of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa who left the country for Saudi Arabia for consultations Wednesday after a ... Read more...

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Bahrain king pardons political prisoners


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manamma, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The king of Bahrain agreed to pardon political prisoners, but rejected other demands by protesters, a government source told RIA Novosti Tuesday.Thousands of mainly Shiite protesters have ... Read more...

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Arab world simmers; Gaddafi’s son warns of rivers of blood (Intro Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of "rivers of blood" as anti-government protests intensified in the North African country Monday, while a Libyan minister and two diplomats, ... Read more...

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Arab world simmers; Gaddafi’s son warns of rivers of blood (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Anti-government protests intensified Monday in Libya as Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of "rivers of blood" and two Libyan diplomats, including its envoy to India, quit to protest ... Read more...

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Arab world unrest spreads, scalds China (Roundup)


February 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Defiant anti-government protests continued to rock the Arab world Sunday, with the toll in Libya topping 100, while it spread to Morocco and for the first time, ... Read more...

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Kerala families keep anxious eye on Bahrain


February 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) Families and regional experts in Kerala are anxiously following the ongoing turmoil in several Middle Eastern countries, especially Bahrain which has a large Indian diaspora."Of the 2.3 ... Read more...

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UK cancels arms licences to Bahrain and Libya over protestors’ suppression fears


February 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Britain has cancelled over 50 arms export licences for Bahrain and Libya fearing that the security forces of these Gulf countries would use weapons supplied by London to ... Read more...

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Egypt effect one week on: rebellion rages across region, scores dead


February 18th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli/Manama, Feb 18 (IANS) One week after Hosni Mubarak was forced out as Egypt president, the crowds Friday thronged Cairo's Tahrir Square again as winds of change swept across the region stirring ... Read more...

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UN condemns violence against protesters in Bahrain


February 18th, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 18 (IANS) Condemning the crackdown on anti-government protesters in Bahrain, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked authorities to respect human rights as the present situation in the country "calls ... Read more...

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Hindu businessman to build mosque in Kozhikode


January 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Jan 19 (ANI): To promote communal harmony in the state, a Qatar-based Hindu businessman is building a mosque in Kerala.The mosque in Kozhikode will be the first to be built in ... Read more...

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Four fined for naked dip in Bahrain sea


January 6th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 6 (IANS) Four Bahraini men have been fined after they were caught without clothes, taking a dip in the sea in a buff.The men told police that they took off ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi voted ‘Best City’ in MENA region


November 26th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 26 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has been voted the "Best City" in the Middle East and the North Africa region (MENA) in a study, it was announced Friday.The report ... Read more...

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‘Ground Zero’ imam on Mideast tour to ‘Americanize’ Islam


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): In the midst of the controversy, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the organizer of the planned Muslim community center and a mosque in Ground Zero in Manhattan, is undertaking ... Read more...

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Button warns McLaren rivals of backlash after mixed 2010-11 start


April 15th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Formula One champion Jenson Button has warned McLaren's rivals that they can expect a backlash after a rollercoaster start to the 2010-11 season.Button won in Australia, but came seventh ... Read more...

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N-programmes no threat to neighbours: Iran


January 7th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 7 (IANS) Iran has assured its neighbours that its nuclear activities are solely for defensive purposes and pose no threat to any country in the region. The Islamic Republic's military capabilities ... Read more...

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New Zealand names squad for World Cup qualifier against Bahrain


September 29th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 29 (DPA) Blackburn Rovers skipper Ryan Nelsen will captain a full-strength New Zealand All Whites side in the first leg of their World Cup qualifier against Bahrain in Manama Oct ... Read more...

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Iran players in show of support for Moussavi


June 17th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 17 (DPA) Several Iran players wore green armbands in a show of support for opposition leader Mir-Hossein Moussavi in a crucial World Cup qualifier in Seoul Wednesday. In a match shown ... Read more...

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US Navy arrests nine pirates off African coast


February 13th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 12 (DPA) The US Navy said Thursday it had arrested nine suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden, a day after similar action netted seven pirates. The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella ... Read more...

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Australia, Japan score wins in World Cup qualifiers


November 20th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 20 (DPA) Football fans were convinced Thursday that Australia would make it to a third World Cup, after their team snatched a goal in injury time to clinch a 1-0 ... Read more...

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A case of ‘dead Indian walking’ in Bahrain


October 11th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 11 (IANS) A company’s failure to properly update its employee records has led to the wrong identification of an Indian killed in a worksite accident in Bahrain.Vijay Kumar, 33, woke ... Read more...

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Indian killed in Bahrain construction site accident


October 10th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 10 (IANS) A 33-year-old Indian worker was killed in a construction site accident in Bahrain, media reports said Friday.Vijay Kumar was trying to get into his excavator’s loader when he ... Read more...

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Bahrain-based NRI takes over DPS-promoted school


August 10th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) Bahrain-based Indian businessman and entrepreneur Ravi Pillai has taken over the management of the New Millenium School (NMS) in Manama that is promoted by the Delhi Public Schools ... Read more...

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