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Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplanes for France to participate in the G-7 summit meetings, in Biarritz, Bahrain

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at Shreenathji Temple, in Manama, Bahrain

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being enthusiastically welcomed by the Indian community, in Manama, Bahrain

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being enthusiastically welcomed by the Indian community, in Manama, Bahrain

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting, at Manama, Bahrain

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, at Manama, Bahrain

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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's steers his car during the second free practice at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the second free practice at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi meeting Prince Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the Al Wadi Palace, Bahrain.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi meeting Prince Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the Al Wadi Palace, Bahrain. Gandhi gifted to the prince "The Discovery of India" and other books, which were written by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru while being in prison during the English rule.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi at an interactive session with the business leaders of Indian Origin in Bahrain.

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi addresses valedictory function organised by ‘Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin in Bahrain.

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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, right, celebrates after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, foreground, overtakes Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, 2nd left, entering the first curve at the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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The teams get the cars ready in the starting grid for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh being given a send off by the Minister of Interior of Bahrain, Lt. Gen. Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, in capital Manama.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh meeting with the Crown Prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in Manama.

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A Bahraini woman photographs riot police approaching as anti-government protesters clash with riot police firing tear gas after the funeral of an 18-year-old wanted youth in the western village of Shahrakan, Bahrain.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj talks with King of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa during a meeting in Bahrain.

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A Bahraini girl passes by decorations put up in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain, for Ashura, the first 10 days of the Islamic month of Muharram. During these days, Shiite Muslims mourn the killing of a Shiite Muslim saint in the early years of Islam. Religious sayings are written in Arabic.

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A Saudi boy sits beneath a banner with names of Shiite saints to watch the funeral procession Saturday, in Tarut, Saudi Arabia, for Mansour Fateel, who died of his injuries to become the 22nd victim of a mosque bombing claimed by the Islamic State group. Thousands of Shiites took to the streets of eastern Saudi Arabia to remember the latest victim of the country's deadliest terrorist bombing in years and denounce attacks on their community. Arabic graffiti beneath the banner reads: "No to occupying Bahrain."

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External Affairs Minister Sushma swaraj and her Bahrain counterpart, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohamed Al Khalifa signing an MoU after a meeting in New Delhi,

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A Bahraini baby, laid for a blessing in a bassinet that is part of a living diorama, plays with ornaments, ahead of the Ashoura holiday during the month of Muharram, in Malkiya, Bahrain.

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State John Kerry, National Security Adviser, Susan Rice, right, and US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, meets with the representatives of Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Iraq, in New York. Obama met with the five Arab nations who participated in strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. On the far left is King Abdullah II of Jordan.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a meeting with King of Bahrain Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa in Bahrain

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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany leads the field after the start during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico during the third practice session of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra. The king is on a three-day official visit to India.

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Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi.

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Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifain inspects a joint guard of honor of three defence forces on his arrival at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, left with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, right, and President Pranab Mukherjee during his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Bahrain's King Hamad Al Khalifa being welcome by MoS for External Affairs, E Ahmed on his arrival at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames when a shot fired by riot police hit the petrol bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw during clashes in Sanabis, Bahrain.

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Bahraini anti-government protesters clashe with riot police in Malkiya village, Bahrain. Bahrain's highest court has upheld jail sentences against 20 opposition figures convicted of plotting to overthrow the Western-allied government, including eight prominent activists facing life in prison and is almost certain to bring strong criticism from rights groups and touch off more street protests in the violence-wracked Gulf kingdom.

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Riot police extinguish burning tires set by Bahraini anti-government protesters near oil pipelines that connect to neighboring Saudi Arabia along a highway in Buri, Bahrain. Protesters often block roads with burning tires to highlight their demands for the release of political prisoners and democracy in the Gulf island kingdom.

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A Bahraini anti-government protester throws a petrol bomb toward riot police firing tear gas and stun grenades in Sadad, Bahrain. Clashes erupted at the end of a mourning procession for Ali Hussein Niema, 17, who allegedly was shot dead last week by riot police.

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A Bahraini woman uses an iPad to photograph a rally in Diraz, Bahrain against a film made in the United States that denigrates Islam's founding Prophet Muhammad. A few hundred people participated in the march, chanting slogans against the United States and Israel.

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A Bahraini anti-government protester runs from riot police during clashes in Sitra, Bahrain. Pictures of people killed in the unrest and of British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S. President Barack Obama depicted as criminals for their close relations with the monarchy are plastered on the wall. Verdicts are expected for numerous jailed leaders, medical workers and activists.

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A riot policeman fires a tear gas canister toward anti-government protesters in Diraz, Bahrain. Riot police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a demonstration against alleged deaths of infants and miscarriages blamed on excessive tear gas.

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Bahraini anti-government protesters, near a wall sprayed with images of jailed opposition political activists, throw petrol bombs toward riot police, in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain. Clashes broke out after a march demanding democracy and that prisoners be freed.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, right, greets Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa at his residence in New Delhi.

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A shopkeeper kicks away remnants of a petrol bomb outside his store, thrown by Bahraini anti-government protesters at nearby riot police in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain. Bahraini activists also convicted of trying to overthrow the state claimed they faced abuse in custody and were forced to sign confessions, a defense lawyer said as a civilian court began a full review of their trials carried out under martial law.

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Riot police disperse Bahraini anti-government protesters with tear gas and stun grenades, in the main market in Manama, Bahrain.

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A Bahraini man passes images of jailed opposition leaders on a wall in Barbar, Bahrain, west of the capital of Manama. Political leaders pictured from left are: Hassan Mushaima, Sheik Mohammed Habib Moqdad, and Abdulwahab Hussein. A defense lawyer says a Bahrain appeals court has ordered the reexamination of the case of the men's case as well as those of a prominent jailed hunger striker and several other jailed leaders.

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A member of the Extreme Sports Stars team showing his skills during a promotional "Xtreme Tour' in Bengaluru. The 'Xtreme Tour' will also travel to other cities in India like Noida, Kanpur, Gurgaon, Delhi and Chandigarh.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates on the podium flanked by Bahraini Crown Prince Sheik Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit Zayed al-Zayani, right, drives Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, beside him, out to the track in Sakhir, Bahrain. Sunday's Bahrain F1 Grand Prix has been overshadowed by pro-democracy protests in the strategic Gulf kingdom.

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Bahraini anti-government protesters carries petrol bombs for clashes with riot police, in Salmabad, Bahrain, after a traditional mourning procession for citizen journalist Ahmed Ismail al-Samadi, 22. Al-Samadi, seen in the image on the protester's t-shirt at center just after he was shot, was killed about two weeks ago while filming clashes between protesters and riot police.

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Mourners carry the casket of activist Ahmed Ismail al-Samadi, 22, during his politically charged funeral procession, in Salmabad, Bahrain. Clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police erupted at the end of the funeral, which was delayed more than a week because of a dispute over his death certificate.

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A Bahraini anti-government protester reacts to tear gas fired by riot police, in Bilad al-Qadeem, Bahrain, on the edge of the capital of Manama, where clashes erupted after a march in support of jailed opposition political leaders. Anti-government graffiti on the wall includes "Steadfast" and "From the land of the honorable, we reject Al Khalifa," referring to the ruling family.

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A Bahraini anti-government protester adds a lighter to his back pocket as he heads into clashes with riot police toting petrol bombs, in Salmabad, Bahrain.

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Bahraini anti-government protesters, one carrying a Molotov cocktail, run down from a main highway past the fire of a Molotov as tear gas fills the dusty air in Muqsha, Bahrain, just outside the capital of Manama. Clashes erupted in the midst of a strong dust storm after the politically charged funeral for Jaffar al-Muwali, 41, one of two deaths that the opposition blames on excessive tear gas.

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An anti-government protester runs with a piece of brick she was using to bang out slogans against the government on a dumpster, in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain. Police dispersed a rally showing support for the jailed hunger-striking activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja.

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A Bahraini anti-government protester throws a tear gas canister back toward riot police who fired it, in Ma'ameer, Bahrain, during clashes after a funeral for a man whose family and opposition rights activists alleged that he died of tear gas.

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Bahraini anti-government protesters carry a box of prepared Molotov cocktails during clashes with riot police, in the eastern village of Ma'ameer, Bahrain. Some elements within the opposition began to step up their actions against police, including using more Molotovs, as clashes erupted in villages nationwide.

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A Bahraini woman helps another who fell running from tear gas fired by riot police in the Muharraq, Bahrain, cemetery during the politically charged funeral of Yousif Mowali, 24. Authorities say Mowali drowned. His family and opposition human rights activists say relatives searching for him had been told by police he was in custody and that his body showed burns and bruises consistent with torture.

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Bahraini women protest outside the Ministry of Labor in Isa Town, Bahrain, during a demonstration by people who lost their jobs in the wake of a spring uprising in the Gulf island kingdom. A few hundred of the dismissed doctors, engineers and other professionals participated, holding up pieces of bread and signs saying workers' strikes in March were legal.

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Bahraini women watch as hundreds of anti-government protesters (unseen) run through the Musalla area of Manama, Bahrain, toward an area that had been the hub of Bahrain's spring uprising and is now a heavily militarized zone that protesters seek to reclaim. The protesters were forced back by riot police just short of the area. Writing on the wall reads "freedom" above pictures of political prisoners.

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Bahraini demonstrators chant anti-government slogans, in A'ali, Bahrain. Thousands of Shiite-led protesters calling for greater rights streamed into the area outside the capital of Manama in one of the largest demonstrations in weeks against the Gulf kingdom's rulers.

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Anti-government protesters react to tear gas during clashes with riot police in Manama, Bahrain, during an attempt to march on the heavily barricaded roundabout that served as the protest hub for a spring democracy uprising. Protesters headed toward the area after the nearby funeral for the elderly father of a senior opposition cleric who the opposition says died following a police beating. The government says Ali al-Daihi died of natural causes.

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A woman passes a wall in the northern village of Barbar, Bahrain, with resistance graffiti including a Bahraini flag drawn with an image of the Pearl monument and the words "we will return." The monument had stood at the center of a traffic circle that became the hub of anti-government protests last spring before it was demolished during the sweeping government crackdown that followed. Protests continue across Bahrain.

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A window cleaner, lower right, works on an office tower in the capital of Manama, Bahrain, that bears images of Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, center, Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, left, and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, right. A Bahraini lawyer said that 14 people have been sentenced to life in prison by a security court in the Gulf island kingdom for the killing of a Pakistani man during anti-government unrest.

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A Bahraini woman passes a wall, that has been repeatedly spray-painted with anti-government graffiti and then painted-out by authorities in the village of Malkiya, Bahrain, one of many Shiite Muslim villages nationwide affected by security forces crackdown and checkpoints. Saudi-led forces sent to Bahrain to help crush anti-government protests will remain even after emergency rule is lifted next month, the head of the kingdom's military said in a move that is likely to deepen regional tensions with Iran.

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A Bahraini man passes a wall, that has been repeatedly spray-painted with anti-government graffiti and then painted-out by authorities in the village of Malkiya, Bahrain, one of many Shiite Muslim villages nationwide affected by security forces crackdown and checkpoints. Saudi-led forces sent to Bahrain to help crush anti-government protests will remain even after emergency rule is lifted next month, the head of the kingdom's military said in a move that is likely to deepen regional tensions with Iran.

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Bahraini women talk outside a home, where the outside walls have been repeatedly spray-painted with anti-government graffiti and then painted-out by authorities in the western village of Karzakan, Bahrain, one of many Shiite Muslim villages nationwide affected by security forces crackdown and checkpoints. Saudi-led forces sent to Bahrain to help crush anti-government protests will remain even after emergency rule is lifted next month, the head of the kingdom's military said in a move that is likely to deepen regional tensions with Iran.

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Police chase agitators in Manama

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Mourners react on seeing the body of Bahraini Shiite Muslim businessman Kareem Fakhrawi, who allegedly died in police custody, at his funeral, in Manama, Bahrain. Anti-government protesters at the funeral took the body aside, keeping his family away, and unwrapped it to check for and photograph any signs of torture. Opposition activists allege three other Bahrainis who died in custody in the past two weeks were tortured.

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External Affairs Minister S M Krishna shakes hands with his Bahrain counterpart Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa (L) during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Anti-government protesters react during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen. The White House urged governments in Syria, Yemen and Bahrain to cease attacks on protesters, while saying the violence against protesters in those countries have not risen to the same level as in Libya, where U.S. forces are engaged in military action to stop violence perpetrated by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.

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A few hundred residents of the western Shiite Muslim village of Karzakan, Bahrain, march against the Bahraini government after midday prayers Friday. Opponents of the regime, most of them Shia, attempted coordinated large-scale protests, but government forces were prepared with checkpoints around most villages and a heavy police and tank presence. Fighter jets were heard flying over villages.

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A Shiite Muslim holds placards condemning the alleged crackdown against anti-government protesters in Bahrain, Yemen and other West Asian states at a protest in Mumbai. Protesters were demanding U.N. peace keeping forces be sent to Arab countries to stop all brutality against civilians.

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Minister of Social Development of Bahrain Fatima Al Balooshi speaks about the recent events in Bahrain, during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Anti-government protesters scatter as riot police arrive, to break up a march in the western Shiite Muslim village of Malkiya, Bahrain.

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Indian street vendors stay near their shop on the barricaded street in the village of Karzakkan, Bahrain. Bahrain's king blamed a foreign plot for his nation's weeks-long unrest, using veiled language to accuse Iran of fomenting an uprising by the Shiite majority in the Sunni-ruled island kingdom.

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