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MANAMA: A call went out yesterday for Bahrainis living abroad to cast their votes in parliamentary and municipal elections later this month. They have been urged to register at the kingdom's embassies or consulates between November 9 and 15.

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Families staying near fort to move

SIXTY-FOUR Bahraini families living next to Bahrain Fort are due to move out by the end of the year under guidelines agreed with the United Nations (UN).

Marathon effort for charity...

Thousands of runners from the GCC and other countries took part yesterday in a major charity marathon at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).


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). We 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.

Bahrain set to receive arms from Russia

Bahrain will receive Kornet-EM mobile anti-tank guided missile system from Russia under a deal signed with Rosoboronexport last summer.

Embassy plan for fishermen

THE Indian Embassy has proposed a set of guidelines for the protection of fishermen coming to work in Bahrain.

Holding on to dear memories

This heartbreaking story made me more emotional with every turn of the page, but The Memory Book is also a humorous and uplifting novel about love.

Poignant story of a marriage in crisis

David Nicholls is well known for his celebrated novel One Day about two star-crossed lovers named Dexter and Emma.

Debut book for Bahrain teenager

A young Bahrain-based author has published her first book at the tender age of 14.

Nobel tribute to subtle portrayal of human life

French novelist Patrick Modiano has been named as the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature.


The GDN book club caters to two age groups this month. We ask that children within these age groups read their respective book and send us a review of it for a chance to win a BD10 voucher for The Bookcase in Budaiya.

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