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‘Mental health suffers most in major nuclear accidents’

People caught up in a nuclear disaster are more likely to suffer severe psychological disorders such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder rather than any harm from radiation, scientists said on Friday. Factors such as

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Major accidents take place on Bahrain roads

Chaos reigned on Bahrain’s roads yesterday (July 28) with four serious accidents, a vehicle fire and a motorcyclist killed in a hit-and-run. It began early, when a head-on collision at the Seef intersection of Shaikh Khalifa

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Chaos on roads as visitors flood Bahrain

An increase in the number of road traffic accidents over the past week has coincided with an influx of GCC nationals visiting Bahrain to celebrate Eid, according to official figures. Just yesterday (July 23) a car was left on its

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Formula One ‘will always be dangerous’

Formula One is as safe as it has ever been but danger will always be part of the sport, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday after the death of French driver Jules Bianchi. "If you were to choose to have an acc

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Ex-US President Bush fractures neck in fall at home

Former US President George H.W. Bush suffered a neck fracture in a fall at his home in Maine on Wednesday, though he was listed in stable condition and his hospital stay was expected to be brief, his spokesman said. Bush, 91, who

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ADP personnel trained on effects of major accidents

As many as 70 personnel from the Abu Dhabi Police have completed their training in psychological support and mental preparedness against the potential negative consequences that may result following a major accident. The training

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5 UAE citizens killed in Abu Dhabi accident

Five UAE citizens were killed on Saturday in a horrific traffic accident involving two 4-wheel drives at Al Razeen area in Abu Dhabi, which led to one of the vehicles catching fire, said senior police officials. The operations roo

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Kerry to return home after cycling mishap

US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his right leg in an accident while cycling a portion of the Tour de France route near Scionzier, France, on Sunday and will remain in a Geneva hospital overnight for observation, his spokesman said.

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Bahrain to roll out traffic updates software soon

Software offering live traffic updates to help road users plan their journeys and avoid accidents could soon be rolled out across Bahrain. Microsoft is currently in talks with traffic authorities to introduce the system, as part o

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Malaysia declares MH370 disappearance an ‘accident’

Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on. The Boeing 777 aircraft

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