Protests rage as Bahrain Grand Prix event to start

Formula One cars take to the track in Bahrain on Friday with the government hoping a successful Grand Prix will draw a line under more than a year of Arab Spring protests and activists promising to mark the motor race with "days of rage".

Teenager shot in Bahrain hours after F1 gets go-ahead

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the chest in Bahrain at a post-funeral rally late on Friday and is in critical condition, the opposition said, on the same day that Formula One organisers said the Bahrain Grand Prix motor race would go ahead.

International panel begins probe of Bahrain unrest

The panel will meet with Bahrain`s govt and military officials and opposition leaders and activists.