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.
UAE cricket team missing crucial indigenous element
Squad representing the Emirates at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh does not contain one Emirati, or even Arabic speaker.
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 25, 2014
Lasith Malinga grabbed five wickets in a devastating final spell to lead Sri Lanka to a 12-run win over defending champions Pakistan in the opening match of the Asia Cup at Fatullah, Bangladesh on Tuesday.
February 20, 2014
Visitors take 2-0 lead in three-match series after 61-run victory
February 5, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara joined both the 300- and 11,000-run clubs on Wednesday, leading Sri Lanka to a first-innings 587 on Day 2 v Bangladesh, who responded with 86 for 1.
February 4, 2014
Sri Lanka raced out to 314 for 5 on the first day of the second Test v Bangladesh behind Sangakkara, who became the leading century-maker among active Test cricketers.
December 15, 2013
The former Sri Lanka captain, in the UAE to play series against Pakistan, continues to be a champion on and off the field even at the age of 36, writes Osman Samiuddin.
July 9, 2013
Unbeaten 90 helps Asian side to post a competitive total before edging home team by 39 runs on Duckworth/Lewis.
June 4, 2013
Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene have one last chance to secure a trophy before retirement, says Paul Radley.
April 1, 2013
The IPL franchise, which is a new avatara of Deccan Chargers, has a perfect balance of the old and new, writes Osman Samiuddin.
March 26, 2013
The Preity Zinta-owned franchise have been unable to live up to the initial hype, writes Osman Samiuddin.
March 19, 2013
Bangladesh struggling in their second innings of the Colombo Test but Kumar Sangakkara rues missed chances to make further inroads into tourists' line-up.
December 26, 2012
Kumar Sangakkara provided a brief glimmer for Sri Lanka as Australia carved through the visitors to put them out for 156 on the first day of the second Test.
December 17, 2012
Mitchell Starc and Shane Watson took Sri Lanka's openers for just 65 to leave them chasing an unlikely 393 for victory in Hobart.
December 13, 2012
Not having won a Test match Down Under, Mahela Jayawardene's men are eager to exploit hosts' batting order retooled in the post-Ricky Ponting era.
October 7, 2012
Whether the hosts win the World Twenty20 or not, their star batsman has already steered the team out of another slump, writes Osman Samiuddin.