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MANAMA: Thousands of Bahrainis and expatriates will go to the polls again today for the second round of voting in parliament and municipal council elections. Voting will take place in 34 constituencies for parliament seats and for 21 municipal council seats in the Southern, Muharraq and Northern governo...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

High-level committee to tackle rain chaos

MANAMA: Bahrain has set up a high-level committee to tackle potential problems after rains sparked roads chaos and flooding in several parts of the country.

BUSINESS NEWS

Indian GDP grows 5.3pc as economy loses steam

NEW DELHI: A slowdown in India's economy in the last quarter will increase calls for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to step up reforms but was less severe than feared, giving the central bank ammunition to resist government pressure to cut interest rates.

 

WORLD NEWS

Pope calls to end fundamentalism

ANKARA: Pope Francis called for an end to all forms of fundamentalism yesterday and said fighting hunger and poverty, rather than military intervention alone, were key to stopping Islamist militants carrying out 'grave persecutions' in Syria and Iraq.

 

SPORTS NEWS

KIWIS ON TOP WITH McCULLUM CENTURY

SHARJAH: Opener Brendon McCullum smashed the fastest century by a New Zealand batsman to give his team an upper hand in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah yesterday.

 

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