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 Ali Benflis, opposition leader and main rival to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika speaks to the press after casting his vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Algiers on. Former prime minister Benflis ran against Bouteflika in 2004 but lost heavily, charging the vote was rigged 10 years ago and has said fraud will be his ‘main adversary’ during the election. Patrick Baz / AFP Photo

Best photography from around the world, April 17

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

 Above, the private pool of Ocean Heights' five-bedroom penthouse flat. Courtesy Christie’s International Real Estate

In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living

A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.

Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban

A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll

 Southampton owner Katharina Liebherr is pictured before the Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England, on March 1, 2014. Glyn Kirk / AFP

New Southampton owner leading club’s resurgence from the shadows

Katharina Liebherr keeping with family tradition and letting others dominate the spotlight

 The new Bentley GT Speed convertible on display at a press event of the New York International Auto Show. Jason Szenes / EPA

In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show

With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.

 The cast of Fast & Furious 7, including Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel, centre, on set at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National

Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace

Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.

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Fazza continue flawless run through UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series

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January 24, 2014

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January 20, 2014

Nadir bin Hendi and Arif Al Zaffain say they will focus on the basics as they take on the first round of the 2014 UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series this weekend.

Fazza finish weekend in style with XCAT World Series title

December 15, 2013

Skydive Dubai finish season in second despite poor start

Fazza have XCAT World Series win in sight

December 14, 2013

Series championship on the line during final round in Dubai

Wire-to-wire victory hands Carella third UIM F1 H2O title

December 14, 2013

Championship leader falls out of top three after technical issues

Twice the powerboating action in the UAE this weekend

December 11, 2013

Both the UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series at Dubai International Marine Club and the UIM F1 H20 Grand Prix of Sharjah will be taking place this weekend.

Al Qemzi runner-up in capital

December 4, 2013

Competing for Team Abu Dhabi, Rashid Al Qemzi placed second at the opening Match Races at the UIM Nations Cup here on Tuesday.

Double whammy for Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi’s local favourites

November 29, 2013

Local challengers crash into each other at the first turn as Finnish Selio claims start-to-finish race.

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September 7, 2013

Al Adidi and Al Sayed ride improved boats to win 1km elimination race.

Powerboat: Victory hope for a sweet time at Italian Grand Prix

August 30, 2013

Team official banking on cool weather for good result at Stersa.

Team Abu Dhabi duo fight for top-10 finish at F1 H2O event in Kiev

July 28, 2013

Thani Al Qamzi and Ahmed Al Hameli finish seventh and ninth in Grand Prix of Ukraine, round two of the 2013 UIM F1 H20 World Championship.

Ahmed Al Hameli back for Ukraine powerboat round, as brain tumour survivor

July 25, 2013

The Team Abu Dhabi driver is racing again in Ukraine less than a year after he was diagnosed with life-threatening illness.