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MANAMA: A call went out yesterday for Bahrainis living abroad to cast their votes in parliamentary and municipal elections later this month. They have been urged to register at the kingdom's embassies or consulates between November 9 and 15.

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LOCAL NEWS

Families staying near fort to move

SIXTY-FOUR Bahraini families living next to Bahrain Fort are due to move out by the end of the year under guidelines agreed with the United Nations (UN).

BUSINESS NEWS

US growth still on track despite consumer data

WASHINGTON: US consumer spending fell for the first time in eight months in September, but a rise in consumer sentiment to more than a seven-year high this month indicated economic growth would remain on solid ground.

 

WORLD NEWS

Clashes erupt as Al Aqsa reopens

JERUSALEM: Clashes erupted in the West Bank yesterday after Friday prayers while security forces deployed heavily around Jerusalem's flashpoint Al Aqsa mosque which reopened following the killing of a Palestinian by police.

 

SPORTS NEWS

PAKISTAN BATSMEN RUN RIOT

ABU DHABI: Younus Khan hit a stellar double hundred while skipper Misbah-ul-Haq also joined the run-feast with his sixth Test century as Pakistan tightened their grip on the second and final Test against Australia yesterday.

 

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