19 Feb '11, 12am

Britain issues Bahrain, Libya travel warnings

LONDON: Britain on Friday warned its nationals against all but essential travel to Bahrain and parts of eastern Libya amid violent anti-government protests in both countries. The Foreign Office advised against all non-essential travel to Bahrain after security forces opened fire on anti-regime demonstrators in the capital Manama, with reports of dozens wounded. "In light of recent developments, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has changed its travel advice to advise against all but essential travel to the Kingdom of Bahrain," said a Foreign Office statement. The decision was taken "in response to reports of live fire in the capital Manama," it said. "The risk of further demonstrations and sporadic outbreaks of violence remains high," the government warned. The ministry added that all British nationals currently in Bahrain were being urged to remain on high alert particu...

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