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AUSSIES BOOK SLOT IN SEMIS

AUSSIES BOOK SLOT IN SEMIS

London: A controversial last-gasp penalty by Bernard Foley earned Australia a 35-34 victory at Twickenham yesterday that broke Scottish hearts and sent the Wallabies into a World Cup…

Rugby World Cup: SHOCKWAVES PERSIST

Rugby World Cup: SHOCKWAVES PERSIST

CARDIFF: The shockwaves from the greatest upset in the history of the Rugby World Cup continued to reverberate yesterday as the eighth edition of the tournament took a…

Inter see off AC Milan to take top spot

Inter see off AC Milan to take top spot

MILAN: Inter Milan beat local rival AC Milan 1-0 to move top of Serie A last night as Mario Balotelli failed to make an immediate impact against his…

Regional

Premier hails US-Uk ties

Premier hails US-Uk ties

Manama: Strong ties with the UK and the US were hailed at a key meeting…

Minister hails role of media

Minister hails role of media

Minister of Information Affairs Isa bin Abdulrahman Al Hammadi said here yesterday that Bahrain respects…

Shock as ’embarrassed’ Saudi targets mighty Binladin group

Saudi Arabia’s decision to sanction the Binladin Group over the deadly Mecca crane collapse has…

Premier calls to promote humanitarian initiatives

Premier calls to promote humanitarian initiatives

Manama: The Premier yesterday stressed the importance of promoting local humanitarian and social initiatives at…

Bomb scares bring traffic to standstill

Bomb scares bring traffic to standstill

Manama: Traffic was brought to a standstill across Bahrain yesterday following reports of suspicious devices found…

Entertainment

Here is what we know about Leonardo Di Caprio’s ‘fiancee’ Kelly Rohrbach

Here is what we know about Leonardo Di Caprio’s ‘fiancee’ Kelly Rohrbach

Media reports suggest that our teenage crush actor Leonardo Di Caprio may be off the market as he has just proposed to his girlfriend of 4 months –…

In Pics: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard at Black Mass premiere in Toronto

In Pics: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard at Black Mass premiere in Toronto

Actors Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard arrive for the premiere of ‘Black Mass’ at the Toronto International Film Festival. (Reuters Photo)…

Editorial

Bahrain Summer – Mad dogs, Englishmen and organised trolling

Bahrain Summer – Mad dogs, Englishmen and organised trolling

Its summer; time to tinker in the garden with a small trowel, to weed out the flower beds and let the…

#Arab Spring – Empowering Iran – A note to Obama “Its Game On”

#Arab Spring – Empowering Iran – A note to Obama “Its Game On”

Is there a connection between Obama’s triple D brand, double-cross and duplicitous dealings on the current nuclear treaty negotiations with Iran…

Business

1,000 Lufthansa flights cancelled in pilot strike

1,000 Lufthansa flights cancelled in pilot strike

Berlin: Lufthansa, Germany’s largest airline, says it has cancelled 1,000 flights after pilots went on strike in an ongoing labour dispute.The pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit, began its…

Technology

Apple ‘already making the next iPhone’

Apple ‘already making the next iPhone’

New York: Apple has started producing its next-generation iPhone models, says a new report.It will retain 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch form factors and integrate Force Touch technology that…

Middle East

Libya bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry

Libya bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry

Libya’s internationally recognised administration based in the east has banned Yemenis, Iranians and Pakistanis from entering the divided country, a military statement said.The move widens a visa…

Regional

Festival focus on disabled people

Festival focus on disabled people

Manama: Eight Bahraini films highlighting the struggles of people with disabilities will be screened this weekend during a first-of-its-kind festival.Short films and documentaries from over 50 countries…

US and Canada

Company overseeing Clinton email server has no knowledge Clinton server was ‘wiped’

Company overseeing Clinton email server has no knowledge Clinton server was ‘wiped’

Washington: The company that managed Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email server says it has no knowledge that the served was “wiped,” which could mean that more than…

Regional

BDF officers commended

BDF officers commended

Royal Guard Special Forces Commander Major Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa visited BDF officers wounded in Operation Restoring Hope in Yemen.They have been admitted to hospital…

Europe

Germany re-imposes border controls to slow migrant arrivals

Germany re-imposes border controls to slow migrant arrivals

Germany re-imposed border controls after Europe’s most powerful nation acknowledged it could scarcely cope with thousands of asylum seekers arriving every day.A day before deeply divided European…

Sports

US Open 2015: Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in men’s final – as it happened

US Open 2015: Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in men’s final – as it happened

It is not getting any easier for Novak Djokovic to beat Roger Federer. However, in their 42nd encounter, over four enthralling sets in the final of the…