A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
In pictures: Dubai ‘ghost tower’ gets breath of life
Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
In Pictures: Eric Clapton concert in Dubai
In pictures: Clapton delivered some of the biggest hits while schooling many on a classic genre that continues to endure.
March 2, 2014
When Manuel Pellegrini was appointed manager of Manchester City, he was given a target of winning five trophies in five years. He has the first of them now, after City came from behind to beat Sunderland in the English League Cup final.
Samir Nasri believes Man City can draw inspiration from victory at Bayern Munich and beat Barcelona at Camp Nou
February 19, 2014
The Frenchman says: “It is a different game but why not? We went to Munich and we won. We could do the same.”
April 14, 2013
Goals by Samir Nasri and Sergio Aguero help Manchester City hold off Chelsea to reach the FA Cup final, where Wigan Athletic await. Jonathan Wilson reports.
January 12, 2013
Again and again, Manchester City's poor performances have been papered over by individual excellence, often from Sergio Aguero or Yaya Toure, warns Jonathan Wilson.
June 24, 2012
Laurent Blanc and football federation criticised the midfielder for his expletive-laced rant at a journalist following the team's 2-0 defeat to Spain.
June 12, 2012
Roy Hodgson's decision to throw 18-year-old Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain into England's line-up pays off with a deserved draw in meeting of the Group D heavyweights.
June 10, 2012
The French team which takes on England will feature several graduates from the Under 17 side which won the European Championship, writes Ian Hawkey
February 22, 2012
The French midfielder has seen his former club knocked out of two competitions this week while City are still in the hunt for the Premier League title and the Europa League. Video interview
February 16, 2012
Former France midfielder and Manchester City ambassador says if Argentine can give something back then everyone at Premier League club will be happy. Sports round-up audio
August 27, 2011
The French midfielder rejects claims that money lured him away from Arsenal and targets challenging rivals United for the Premier League title.
August 25, 2011
Arrival of the French midfielder, who signed a four-year deal, pushes the England winger further down the order but he may see out his contract.
August 22, 2011
Arsene Wenger insists Samir Nasri is going nowhere, at the moment.
August 21, 2011
Manchester City's attempt to recruit Samir Nasri has stalled over demands from the player's agents for a commission.
August 21, 2011
Arsene Wenger tries to remind supporters that it is only the start of the season, but a 2-0 loss at home to Liverpool has the crowd, and ownership, shouting for a big move.