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Alarm over surge in heart diseases in Gulf

Stress and unhealthy living are driving up levels of heart disease among the Gulf’s young Indian population, according to a visiting expert reported the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.   To r

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Dugong deaths spark alarm in Bahrain

Two dead dugongs have washed up in as many months along Bahrain’s northern coast. Illegal sand dredging has been blamed for the demise of the marine mammals, which are categorised as under threat by the International Union for Conservati

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Alarm in Bahrain over surge in cyclists’ deaths

More cyclists were killed on Bahrain’s roads in the first eight months of this year than the whole of 2014, it has been revealed. Troubling new figures released yesterday (September 13) by the General Directorate of Traffic showed that t

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Alarm is raised over fish stocks in Bahrain

Bahrain’s fish stocks could be wiped out within three years unless urgent action is taken, according to an expert. Agriculture and Marine Resources Directorate marine licences acting head Abdulla Isa said shrimp trawling was

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Alarm over dead sea mammals in Bahrain

Environmentalists have sounded the alarm over an overwhelming rise in dead sea mammals being washed up on Bahrain's shores. Sea creatures, especially dolphins, are increasingly in danger with at least two deaths recorded each

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Euro zone call notes reveal alarm over Cyprus

  Euro zone finance officials acknowledged being "in a mess" over Cyprus during a conference call on Wednesday and discussed imposing capital controls to insulate the region from a possible collapse of the Cypriot econo

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Alarm bells 'ringing for France'

France's inability to make rapid adjustments to its economy is a serious concern and should be ringing alarm bells for the euro zone, according to a study examining the health of the euro 17 countries. The report by the Lisbon Council rank

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Bahrain goes pink amid cancer alarm

Bahrain will go pink this month in support of breast cancer awareness and prevention, with alarming statistics showing GCC women were developing the illness as early as in their teens. Fundraising activities and awareness drives to highlig

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Europe debt crisis sparks new fears

International alarm over Europe's debt crisis reached new heights with US President Barack Obama pressing the bloc's big countries to show leadership as talk of a Greek default escalated and markets heaped pressure on Italy. G

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iPhone alarm woes continue in Asia

Some iPhone users in Asia complained of  malfunctioning alarms on the first working day of 2011, even after Apple reassured users that its phones' built-in clocks will work from Monday. Bloggers, Facebook and Twitter users complai

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