In pictures: Emirates’ inaugural non-stop flights to Boston
Emirates Airline's inaugural non-stop flight to Boston on Monday was capped with a performance by songwriter Enrique Iglesias. The Dubai carrier is participating in the India Aviation airshow in Hyderabad which runs from March 12 to March 16.
In pictures: Crashing Ford cars to make them safer
It takes high-tech computing power, dummies fitted with up to $700,000 in sensors and about 600 full-scale crash tests a year to ensure Ford vehicles meet global safety standards.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
Jeff Dunham brings Achmed to Abu Dhabi
Not everyone finds the American ventriloquist's characters funny.
Video: In conversation with Palestinian author Raja Shehadeh
Chief columnist Faisal Al Yafai discusses Orwell prize winner Raja Shehadeh's latest book, Palestinian Walks.
February 17, 2014
The Kings XI Punjab man will be South Africa's only debut player at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh next month, while Jacques Kallis was left out.
February 12, 2014
Indian Premier League clubs began filling out their 2014 squads in an opening auction session on Wednesday, with five players going for more than US$1 million.
December 30, 2013
Petersen and Smith easily hunt down final 58 runs to win second Test against India at Kingsmead
December 30, 2013
All you need to know is the South Africa all-rounder was in the Gary Sobers class, and he is likely to leave the game with a match-winning hundred to his name, writes Dileep Premachandran.
December 29, 2013
He brought up his 45th Test ton with a nudge through mid-on off Ravindra Jadeja to bring up the landmark off 273 balls with 13 fours. Anand Vasu reports from Durban.
December 28, 2013
Day 3 of second and final Test against India truncated at Durban as hosts just 35 runs behind with five wickets in hand. Anand Vasu reports.
December 25, 2013
Anand Vasu's tribute to the South Africa all-rounder follows Rahul Dravid, Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar out of cricket after the Durban Test against India.
November 21, 2013
Ageing all-rounder to return after two years and will play in home series against Pakistan and India.
October 14, 2013
South Africa boosted by Jacques Kallis' return to action after three-month break
October 8, 2013
New track laid out but has same characteristics as South Africa top-order batsmen help themselves to good knocks.
September 10, 2013
Kallis not picked for one-day internationals against Pakistan.
May 2, 2013
Experienced cricketer requests absence for personal reasons, but good news for Proteas is return of JP Duminy.
April 4, 2013
Off-spinner takes four wickets as home team make perfect start to title defence at Eden Gardens.
November 13, 2012
Michael Clarke's record-breaking 259 not out was not matched by his bowlers as Australia failed to claim enough wickets to take victory at the Gabba.