Inside India: January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015

Our weekly view of news and daily life on the Indian subcontinent.

Time Frame: Found in translation

January 27, 2015

It is in the nature of translators to be invisible, to maintain the illusion that there are only two people of different tongues in a dialogue that requires three.

Focal Point: Hail fellow

January 26, 2015

There’s a wonderful sense of mystery to this photo by staff photographer Silvia Razgova.

Capt William Shakespear of Arabia

January 23, 2015

Capt William Shakespear died exactly 100 years ago, in a battle between rival Saudi armies. No, not that William Shakespeare, but this story is just as remarkable as any play. Born on October 29, 1878, in Bombay in British India, Shakespear was also a diplomat, photographer, explorer, and an amateur botanist and geographer. Even though he died young, at 36, he had left his mark. An explorer who mapped hundreds of kilometres of uncharted areas of northern Arabia, he also took the first photo of King Abdulaziz and his brothers.

Inside India: January 22, 2015

January 22, 2015

Our weekly view of news and daily life on the Indian subcontinent.

Time Frame: Living the high life

January 22, 2015

When it opened ten years ago, the Eye of the Emirates was the tallest ferris wheel not just in the Middle East, but from Africa to Central Asia.

Best photography from around the world, Jan. 20

January 20, 2015

The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world

Focal Point: Boot Camp

January 19, 2015

Photographers love to find accidental art in the everyday world, and it was wonderful happenstance that brought staff photographer Pawan Singh to find this sculpture-like boot rack at a training facility in Dubai.

Best photography from around the world, Jan. 19

January 19, 2015

The National View's photo editors pick the images of the day from around the world

Best photography from around the world, Jan. 18

January 18, 2015

The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world