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YOUNG KEY TO FUTURE

MANAMA: Bolstering youngsters' skills is a key to driving forward Bahrain's workforce and development, said the Crown Prince yesterday.

They must be allowed to capitalise on opportunities to improve their leadership and analytical qualities, he said.

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Ancient artefacts found in Bahrain

ANCIENT artefacts dating back thousands of years have been unearthed in Bahrain Fort.

Classifications that divide are rejected

MANAMA: Bahrain rejects any divisions, or classification of the components, of Bahraini society, it was declared yesterday.

A day of pride for school students

ALL students in Bahrain who sat for the Class 10 exams of the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) have passed, it was announced yesterday.

Fugitive arrested and weapons seized

MANAMA: A fugitive wanted in connection with terrorism has been arrested, said Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science director-general Brigadier Abdulrahman Sinan yesterday.

Bid to smuggle marijuana foiled

MANAMA: Customs officers have foiled an attempt to smuggle 890.5 grams of marijuana through Bahrain International Airport.

Revamp of run-down houses in historical areas urged

A CALL has gone out to revamp run-down houses located in historical areas instead of demolishing them.

Noodles test all-clear

HEALTH officials gave the all clear on Maggi noodles for sale in Bahrain yesterday after an earlier lead contamination scare.

Trial date set for terror suspects

TWENTY-NINE men will go on trial next month for being part of a terrorist cell that planted a bomb in Bani Jamra, injuring two policemen.

Seven in twin blast case deny charges

SEVEN alleged bombers appeared in court for the first time yesterday to face premeditated murder charges.

'Teach first aid' call after tragedy

BASIC first aid could have prevented the death of a teenager who had a heart attack while playing football, according to a senior doctor.

New GM fish 'is tasty and cheap'

GENETICALLY-MODIFIED fish that have been specially engineered by a Taiwanese company to be tastier and less pungent could soon be bound for Bahrain.

Generator sparks fire at home

FIREMEN were called out to a home in Isa Town yesterday after an electrical generator burst into flames.

Prison drugs smuggler jailed

ATTEMPTING to smuggle drugs into a prison inside a shoe has landed a Bahraini man a five-year jail sentence.

Firebomb attack teenagers lose chance to appeal

SIX teenagers each jailed for two years for attacking an MP's home with firebombs have lost their chance to appeal.

Body of knife attack victim to be sent to Nepal today

THE body of a Nepalese man, who was killed in a brutal knife attack in East Riffa earlier this month, will be repatriated to Kathmandu today.

Youth jailed for sex with minor

AN 18-year-old has been jailed for three years for having sex with an underage girl '“ the equivalent of statutory rape.

Court upholds prison term of Adliya bomber

A SAUDI man jailed for 15 years for planting two homemade bombs in Adliya and seriously injuring a sanitation worker has had his sentence upheld on appeal.

Five Bahrainis jailed for 15 years in assault case

A GROUP of five Bahrainis has been jailed for 15 years each for pelting policemen with Molotov cocktails.

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