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Man jailed for escaping from court

The High Criminal Court has sentenced a Bahraini man to six months behind bars for escaping from the court. The defendant is said to have taken advantage of a police officer’s fault of not securely handcuffing him.  ...

world

Controversial study links fluoride in water to lower IQ

A study published yesterday links exposure to fluoridated tap water during pregnancy to lower IQ scores in infants, but several outside experts expressed concern over its methodology and questioned its findings.  Fluoride has been ...

business

Japan’s trade surplus with US soars

Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States grew more than 15 per cent in July, data showed yesterday, as negotiators from the two economic powerhouses prepare to restart talks over a free trade deal. Accor ...