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UK HAILS RIGHTS SUCCESS

>MANAMA: Bahrain has been praised for its 'real efforts' in the area of human rights by the UK government.

In its latest Human Rights and Democracy Report, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) outlined the steps taken by Bahrain as part of its reform programmes between April and Sept...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

Strong ties with Germany hailed

BERLIN: Bahrain's strong ties with Germany were hailed at a key meeting yesterday.

BUSINESS NEWS

GIB REGISTERS net income of $72.7M

MANAMA: Gulf International Bank (GIB) yesterday reported consolidated net income after tax of $72.7 million for the nine months ended September 30 this year, compared with $101.5m in the prior year period.

 

WORLD NEWS

Pistorius begins jail term

PRETORIA: Star athlete Oscar Pistorius began serving a five-year sentence behind the towering walls of a grim South African prison yesterday after a sensational trial for killing his girlfriend.

 

SPORTS NEWS

CHELSEA HIT SIX PAST MARIBOR

LONDON: Chelsea crushed Maribor 6-0 in a predictably one-sided Champions League Group G match at Stamford Bridge early this morning that saw Jose Mourinho's side stretch their unbeaten run from the start of the season to 12 matches.

 

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