London sounds Brexit alarm

London sounds Brexit alarm

Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain’s looming breakup with the EU rallied in the heart of London yesterday, according to organisers, in the latest bid to try and stop Brexit. The march on parliament began as a noisy and festive affair, uniting a giant crowd in the se

Next IMF loan will be ‘the last’: Pakistan FM

Next IMF loan will be ‘the last’: Pakistan FM

Pakistan’s finance minister promised yesterday to end the country’s reliance on International Monetary Fund bailouts to shore up its shaky economy, as officials prepare to negotiate a new loan. Asad Umar’s pledge comes days after Pakistan’s central bank warned infl

Prince Harry opens Invictus Games for disabled

Prince Harry opens Invictus Games for disabled

Britain’s Prince Harry yesterday opened the Olympic-style Invictus Games for disabled and wounded soldiers at a moving ceremony on the forecourt of Sydney’s Opera House, after an intense thunderstorm forced an hour-long delay. The Duke of Sussex, who climbed the Sydney Harbour

Dozens of casualties as explosions rock Afghan

Dozens of casualties as explosions rock Afghan

Explosions rocked polling centers across Kabul yesterday, causing dozens of casualties, as the long-delayed legislative election dissolved into chaos with many voting locations remaining closed due to technical glitches and lack of staff.   At least three people were killed and more

One year jail for cop attacker

One year jail for cop attacker

The High Criminal Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man to one year in prison for attacking two police officers. The police officers were alerted by the defendant’s sister following a brawl at their house. “When we arrived we saw that he was bleeding. He was holding a knife."

Drug seller loses plea as court upholds sentence

Drug seller loses plea as court upholds sentence

The High Appeals Court has upheld the ten year’s imprisonment issued against a Bangladeshi national convicted of peddling drugs. The defendant was arrested through a special operation after an undercover agent offered to buy drugs from him, according to court details. 

Celebrating the glorious Tamil legacy

Celebrating the glorious Tamil legacy

More than 2,000 people are expected to attend a major festival putting the spotlight on Tamil language, history, and culture. The Gulf Tamil Literary Festival will be held at the Indian Club on November 2 at 5:30 pm, highlighting the greatness of Tamil language and its history. The first-

Linking power grid to Hawar

Linking power grid to Hawar

It will take almost two years to implement the plan of using submarine power cables to connect the Hawar Islands to mainland Bahrain, it is learned. The project, funded by the Saudi Fund for Development, is scheduled to be completed by November 2020, according to the office of the Deputy Prime Mi

 Top UK orthopaedic surgeon at RBH

Top UK orthopaedic surgeon at RBH

Dr. Andrew Chambler – Visiting Orthopaedic Consultant from the United Kingdom will be visiting the Royal Bahrain Hospital from October 21 to 28. Dr. Chambler has been practicing as a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon in the UK for the past 14 years. He qualified from St Mary’s Hos

Bahrain backs Saudi

Bahrain backs Saudi

The Kingdom has commended the great efforts exerted by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, in order to establish justice, transparency, and fairness. This is reflected through the wise directives and decisions concerning the case of the late Saudi ci