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BAGHDAD: At least 70 Iraqi worshippers were killed in a mosque carnage in a volatile province outside Baghdad yesterday. Militants first detonated a bomb near the entrance of the Sunni mosque and then used machine-guns to spray a deadly hail of bullets on fleeing worshippers.

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Illegal visas openly sold online

ILLEGAL work visas are still being sold openly online more than four years after the issue was first exposed by the GDN.

Largest 3D floral design in Guinness record bid

manama: A team of of 100 residents yesterday attempted to enter the Guinness World Records by creating the largest 3D floral display.

Hospital to probe negligence claim

AN investigation is being launched into claims of medical negligence at Bahrain's main hospital after a woman's uterus was removed during childbirth.

Power consumption set to peak

MANAMA: Bahrain recorded its highest level of electricity consumption this summer on Tuesday.

New funds drive to help Gaza

A SERIES of events aimed at raising funds for Gaza '“ and showing appreciation to those who have helped so far '“ will start from today.

Grandfather in plea to halt deportation

A PAKISTANI grandfather, who has been living and working in Bahrain for four decades, could be forced to leave his family behind because he cannot renew his visa.

Bahrain reform project hailed at key forum

BAHRAIN has succeeded in overcoming the 2011 crisis thanks to the reform project which was initiated by His Majesty King Hamad a decade before the so-called Arab Spring.

A Mediterranean state steeped in history...

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is a self-declared state in the eastern Mediterranean that is economically estranged from the rest of the world. Officially recognised only by Turkey, the country came into being in 1983 following a coup d'état almost a decade earlier that attempted to annex the entire island to Greece. The politics of reunification has dominated the island's affairs in recent years, but in a bid to increase tourism and investment the TRNC has been opening representative offices around the world including one in Bahrain in 2010. The GDN went to find out more.

Expert warns against danger of carcinogenic aflatoxin in food

A HEALTH specialist yesterday warned against the potential danger of carcinogenic aflatoxin.


Vet Hansel answers your questions about pet care in this weekly advice column, created in partnership with the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA). It will also be highlighting each week some of the animals in the BSPCA sanctuary, in the hope of finding each of them a loving home.

Dandiya Beats 2014 to raise funds for ILA

Preparations are in full swing for a major Indian dance event taking place next month, organisers have confirmed.

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