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WORLD STANDS DISGRACED

UNITED NATIONS: Children being killed in their sleep in a UN-designated shelter is a source of universal shame, a top UN envoy said last night.

"Today the world stands disgraced," UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) head Pierre KrŠhenbŸhl told the Security Council.

"Last night, children ...ReadMore


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Flight routes threat reviewed

BAHRAIN'S national carrier Gulf Air is setting up contingency plans to counter the growing threat of war-torn countries along its flight routes.

BUSINESS NEWS

BHB best performing market in Gulf region

MANAMA: Bahrain Bourse (BHB) was the best performing market in the second quarter, gaining 5.2 per cent, followed by Oman's stock market with a 2.2pc gain, according to National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) research.

 

WORLD NEWS

UN alarm over refugee crisis

UNITED NATIONS: As Israel warns more Gaza neighbourhoods to evacuate, a top UN envoy told the Security Council yesterday that Israel would be required under international law to take responsibility for helping Palestinian civilians in any further large-scale displacements.

 

SPORTS NEWS

ENGLAND LEVEL SERIES

SOUTHAMPTON: Spinner Moeen Ali claimed six wickets to inspire England to a crushing 266-run win over India yesterday to level an absorbing series at 1-1 with two matches to play.

 

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