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Bahrain Grand Prix cancelled after deadly protests

MANAMA – The season-opening Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, due to be staged on March 13, was cancelled on Monday due to the deadly political unrest in the Gulf state, organisers announced. The widely anticipated move was confirmed in an official statement shortly after reports emerged that F1 teams had…

Bahrainis demand regime change after two killed

MANAMA – Thousands of Bahrainis demonstrated in the capital Manama on Tuesday demanding regime change in the Gulf kingdom after two protesters were killed in clashes with police. The protests in a country, which saw deadly unrest in the 1990s between the majority Shiite population and the Sunni ruling family,…