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Bahrain sees 51.5 percent voter turnout in national elections
Manama, Nov 23 (IANS) Bahrain registered 51.5 percent turnout in the parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, notwithstanding the opposition's call to boycott the elections.

Sunday, November 23, 2014 4:38:03 AM

Bahrainis vote in first parliamentary elections since 2011 protests
Manama, Nov 23 (IANS) Bahrain held its parliamentary elections Saturday, the first since a failed protest against the monarchy in 2011.

Sunday, November 23, 2014 1:10:05 AM

Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers advance in rankings
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistan and New Zealand progressed in the Test rankings following their drawn second Test, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) release Saturday.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:52:21 PM

Bahrain set for first election since 2011 protests
Manama, Nov 22 (IANS) Bahrain will hold its first parliamentary elections Saturday, since a failed protest against the monarchy in 2011, though the Shiite opposition has called for a boycott of the elections.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 5:18:04 AM

WHO declares DRC Ebola-free
Geneva, Nov 21 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Friday declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Friday, November 21, 2014 8:02:14 PM

Egypt's Ashour, Shorbagy in World squash final
Doha, Nov 21 (IANS) Ramy Ashour and Mohamed El Shorbagy have made Friday's World Squash Championship final an Egyptian affair.

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:36:18 AM

Hostilities, human rights violations continue in Ukraine: OHCHR
Geneva, Nov 20 (IANS) Hostilities, human rights violations and abuses continued in eastern Ukraine despite the announcement of the Sep 5 ceasefire, a report released by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Thursday.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:42:18 PM

Indian jailed for strangling wife
Dubai, Nov 20 (IANS) An Indian man in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been sentenced to three years in jail for strangling his wife to death under the influence of liquor after suspecting that she had an extramarital affair, media reported.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:38:03 PM

Schumacher 'communicating with wife by blinking'
Geneva, No Nov 20 (IANS) Critically injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is communicating with his wife only by blinking, former racing driver Philippe Streiff has said.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:34:05 PM

Bangladesh, Zimbabwe chase ODI rankings points
Dubai, Nov 20 (IANS) Bangladesh and Zimbabwe have the opportunity to gain vital rankings points when they go head-to-head in a five-match One-Day International (ODI) series starting Friday in Chittagong.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:14:09 PM

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