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MANAMA: Bahrain's security services have been put on alert to respond to any threat connected to regional developments. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has urged them to be prepared to cope with any potential event.

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Clamp on medicine abuse is underway

A CRACKDOWN on people abusing prescription drugs at Bahrain's main hospital is underway.

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Key tool is launched by Gulf Air

MANAMA: Gulf Air yesterday launched "EthicsPoint", a third party, anonymous, Internet-based reporting tool designed to help ensure greater transparency in the airline's operations.

 

WORLD NEWS

Global outrage over beheading

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said yesterday the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State (IS) militants "shocked the conscience of the entire world" and he vowed the US would do what it must to protect its citizens.

 

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PORTO SEIZE ADVANTAGE

PARIS: Celtic were held to a 1-1 draw away to Maribor in the first leg of the Champions League play-offs last night, while Porto took control of their tie against Lille after securing a 1-0 victory in France.

 

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