Ferry Eurocargo Istanbul collided with anchored cargo ship BBC Bahrain off Livorno

The passenger ferry Eurocargo Istanbul collided with the anchored general cargo ship BBC Bahrain at Livorno outer anchorage in Italy. The Ro-Ro passenger vessel got engine failure en route from from Cagliari to Livorno near the scene of collision and requested tug assistance for berthing at the port. The tug was dispatched, dut due to the bad weather and strong winds, the towing line broke and the ferry was adrifted by the currents, waves and winds to Read more [...]

British students attend training course in Bahrain

Manama, Jan. 31 (BNA): A group of British students are attending a training course at the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) National Sport Medical Centre to meet the requirements of their graduation and exercise their profession. The trainees are studying physiotherapy at the University of Bradford in Britain. Three British students enrolled at the same university also attended a three-week Read more [...]

Bahrain to lift energy subsidies ‘gradually’ over four years

<!----> Subsidies on electricity bills will be lifted over a period of four years to minimise the economic impact on consumers, Bahrain’s energy minister has announced. Bahrain has approved plans to cut subsidies for domestic energy and water as part of measures taken to help plug an estimated $4 billion budget deficit for 2016. It already axed subsidies for meat and gasoline at the end of last year, but analysts have warned that the country must seek to phase in subsidy cuts to reduce the Read more [...]

Knalltøff OL-utfordring venter Norge

Turneringen går i perioden 8.-10. april. Spillested er ikke bestemt, men det kan blåse mot Bahrain i den persiske gulfen.

De norske gutta vil der stå overfor en meget vrien oppgave.

Danskene går for å revansjere et skuffende EM. Kroatia vet alle hva står for på gode dager.

De to beste fra puljen får plass i Rio de Janeiro-lekene. Norge har ikke spilt herrehåndball i OL siden 1972. (©NTB)

BTEA strategic plan reviewed with UNWTO consultant

Manama, Jan. 31 (BNA): Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Zayed R. Alzayani received the United Nations World Tourism (UNWTO) Consultant Ludwig G. Rieder. The meeting, attended by Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) Acting Chief Executive Officer Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa, discussed topics of common interest and means to benefit from international expertise in Read more [...]

ATLETICA – Birech trionfa alla Cinque Mulini, seguito da Aweke e …

San Vittore Olona – E' il keniano Jairus Birech il vincitore dell'ottantaquattresima edizione della Cinque Mulini, il mitico cross country internazionale che si è corso oggi pomeriggio a San Vittore Olona, Comune Europeo dello sport con partenza ed arrivo al campo sportivo di via Roma e l'immancabile passaggio al mulino Meraviglia. Birech ha battuto il favorito Ayalew Aweke (Bahrain), dopo un lungo testa a testa, con uno sprint finale che è stato micidiale. Terzo Geoffrey Korir. Miglior Read more [...]

JS Bank opens new branch in Bahrain Bahrain

Manama, Jan. 31 (BNA): Pakistan-based JS Bank has officially opened its first branch office outside of its home country, in the Kingdom of Bahrain, targeting the GCC, and eventually the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The announcement follows the awarding of a wholesale conventional banking license to JS Bank by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) last year. As the eighth licensed Pakistani wholesale bank in Bahrain, JS Bank will serve Read more [...]

Präsidentschafts-Kandidat al-Khalifa will FIFA-Gehalt spenden

Auch Scheich Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa aus Bahrain würde im Fall seiner Wahl zum FIFA-Chef auf sein Präsidentengehalt verzichten. Das Geld sei «wesentlich besser angelegt, wenn wir damit marktgerechte Saläre für die Führungskräfte im operativen Bereich der Fifa zahlen - etwa für den Generalsekretär, der künftig als geschäftsführender Direktor fungieren soll», sagte der Kandidat aus Bahrain Read more [...]

Cinque Mulini, vince il keniano Birech

San Vittore Olona (Milano), 31 gennaio 2016 - Con una «fucilata» appena imboccata la pista dello stadio del cross di via Roma il keniano Jairus Birech si è aggiudicato l’ottantaquattresima edizione della Cinque Mulini. Birech è partito subito a razzo con l’etiope naturalizzato Bahrain Aweke che gli è rimasto alle costole per metà gara, dandogli poi il cambio a metà percorso, rimanendo «fulminato» nello sprint finale appena iniziato l’anello dello stadio che ha visto riabbracciare Read more [...]