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A VOTE FOR THE FUTURE

MANAMA: More than 340,000 Bahrainis will get a chance today to shape the country's future.

They go to the polls for the fourth time in 12 years since the launch of the pioneering reform project by His Majesty King Hamad.

A total of 349,713 eligible Bahraini voters will have to choose 3...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

School attacks cost BD2m last year

MANAMA: The spate of attacks and acts of sabotage targeting schools across the country has cost Bahrain BD2 million during last school year ending June.

BUSINESS NEWS

Turkey bank closes branches after row

ISTANBUL: Turkey's Bank Asya, which suffered a massive run on deposits earlier this year after becoming embroiled in a power struggle between Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and an exiled Islamic cleric, yesterday said it had cut a third of its workforce and more than a quarter of its branches.

 

WORLD NEWS

Critics rap Obama

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama's Republican rivals yesterday heaped scorn on his plans to offer up to five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation, as the US president went on the road to defend the bold measures.

 

SPORTS NEWS

STENSON GRABS LEAD

DUBAI: Henrik Stenson continued his amazing dominance at the Earth course of Jumeirah Golf Estates as his 11th consecutive round in the 60s gave him a two-shot lead halfway through the $8 million DP World Tour Championship yesterday.

 

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