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Sarah Geronimo brings her star power to Abu Dhabi this weekend

Ahead of her Abu Dhabi concert on Thursday night, we take a look at the Filipina singer Sarah Geronimo’s extraordinary career.

 Fatema holds a picture of her son Nurul Karim as she poses for a photograph in front of her slum house in Savar. Fatema lost her son Nurul Karim and her daughter Arifa, who were working on the fifth floor of Rana Plaza when it collapsed on April 24, 2013. All photos Andrew Biraj / Reuters

These women know the real price of cheap high street fashion

Survivors of the world's worst garment factory accident, struggle to rebuild their lives from the rubble of the Rana Plaza collapse as Bangladesh prepares to mark the first anniversary of the disaster.

 Visitors look at the medieval inventor Al Jazari’s water-powered Elephant Clock. The clock is on show at the 1001 Inventions exhibition at Sharjah Expo Centre. Photos Antonie Robertson / The National

1001 Inventions: in praise of Islam’s gifts to the world

Down the centuries, from camera obscura to designing a sail that allowed early seafarers to tack into the wind, Muslim scientists have made many significant contributions to science. Rym Ghazal and Asmaa Al Hameli visit an exhibition in Sharjah that celebrates those contributions

 Mumbai Indians fans cheer they team on the opening match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2014 at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National

Earn cash back with the IPL cricket in the UAE

Dunia finance promotion allows cricket lovers to earn up to 6 per cent unlimited cash back on any spending they make on a day when an IPL match is played in the UAE.

 Iranian workers at the Iran Khodro auto plant in Tehran on March 18. Maryam Rahmanian for The National

Iran’s love of cars survives devastating sanctions

Sanctions and energy subsidy reductions might have hurt the Iranian automotive industry. But car makers at one factory are still optimistic, Yeganeh Salehi reports from Tehran

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Disney confirms that Star Wars: Episode 7 is filming in Abu Dhabi desert

Disney yesterday confirmed that the filming of Star Wars: Episode 7 is taking place in the desert in Abu Dhabi.

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IPL’s best moments: April 13, 2013 – Amit Mishra’s third hat-trick

April 8, 2014

As the UAE prepares to host the opening 20 matches of this season's Indian Premier League, The National is looking back at 16 memorable moments from the first six stagings of the competition.

IPL’s best moments: May 5, 2012 – Return of Sourav Ganguly to Kolkata

April 4, 2014

As the UAE prepares to host the opening 20 matches of this season’s Indian Premier League, The National is looking back at 16 memorable moments from the first six stagings of the competition.

IPL’s best moments: April 23, 2013 – Chris Gayle’s 30-ball century for Bangalore

April 3, 2014

As the UAE prepares to host the opening 20 matches of this season’s Indian Premier League, The National is looking back at 16 memorable moments from the first six stagings of the competition.

IPL: Spot-fixing charges false, says India fast bowler Sreesanth

May 22, 2013

In other news, Sahara Group pulls out of Pune Warriors sponsorship and eventually of India cricket team.

IPL: Pune Warriors deal Delhi Daredevils to the bottom

May 20, 2013

Pune send Delhi crashing to the bottom of the Indian Premier League table.

IPL: Punjab and Delhi put on a distracting show

May 17, 2013

Up against Delhi Daredevils, one step off the foot of the table, Punjab produced a splendid batting display with Adam Gilchrist and David Miller in the forefront.

IPL: Pune Warriors pull down Kolkata Knight Riders in bottom scrap

May 15, 2013

Last-placed Pune prevail in seven-run victory after top order set up a decent target.

IPL: Mumbai Indians start slow but send off Pune; Sun setting on Kings XI

May 11, 2013

Mumbai Indians stumble but recover to see off Pune Warriors India with seven balls to spare. At Mohali, Kings XI Punjab's IPL campaign looks in dire straits after a 30-run loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad.

IPL: Sorry Pune Warriors cave in to Kolkata Knight Riders

May 10, 2013

Knight Riders record first road victory while Warriors drop their 11th in a row and remain in the basement of the IPL standings.

IPL: Rajasthan Royals right the ship at Pune Warriors India

May 5, 2013

Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane got Rajasthan off to a quick start as the Royals defeated Pune Warriors by five wickets and a ball to spare.

IPL: Royal Challengers Bangalore break away jinx

May 3, 2013

AB de Villiers was the hitting star for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, who finally won a match away at home while sending Pune Warriors India to a sixth consecutive loss.

IPL: Chennai Super Kings exact revenge and keep Pune Warriors rooted at the bottom

May 1, 2013

The table-toppoers had been shocked earlier but there was no denying them today as they set the order straight with 37-run victory.

IPL: Pune fades to the bottom as Chennai rises to the top

April 28, 2013

Mike Hussey helps lift Chennai to the top of the table while at the opposite end Pune Warriors fade to the bottom.

IPL: Smashing stuff from Kings XI Punjab against Pune Warriors

April 22, 2013

Mandeep Singh comes of age with 77 not out off 58 balls.