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 An tenant in the Al Barsha area of Dubai has been sent a non-renewable contract by the landlord. Randi Sokoloff / The National

Dubai landlord refuses to pay back Rera fees after losing rent case

Keren Bobker helps a tenant who wants to know how to reclaim his RERA case fees and who has also been sent a contract with a “one-year nonrenewable” note.

 A Brabus Mercedes 6x6 Sports Utility Vehicle is readied for display during Auto China 2014 in Beijing, on April 20. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA

In pictures: Auto China 2014 exhibition

Leading automakers have gathered in Beijing for the kickoff of China’s biggest car show, but lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions in the world’s largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix. More than 1,100 vehicles are being showcased.

 A customer looks at a large mock-up of videogame console Game Boy.  Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP Photo

Nintendo’s Game Boy at 25: hand-held legacy lives on

Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device’s legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

 Ashish Nehra of Chennai Super Kings bowls to Kings XI Punjab at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National

Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL

But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.

 A projectionist takes a break in the projection room at Ariana Cinema in Kabul, Afghanistan. Going to the movies, once banned under the Taliban, has become a popular form of entertainment in Kabul, but women and children rarely take part. All photos by Photo by Jonathan Saruk / Reportage by Getty Images

Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel

The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.

 Business class seats inside the Emirates Airbus A380. Chip East / Reuters

In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA

Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.

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Why Afghanistan voted decisively for change in this month’s polls

Because the US had insisted on negotiating with Mullah Omar, a real fear existed among Afghans that the Taliban might return to political power, argues Shaukat Qadir

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Aesthetic dimension

The Dubai daily commute is going to change

National Editorial

Companies in the UAE must work harder for their workers

The most recent report on labour relations in the UAE shows enormous improvements, but companies need to take responsibility as well

National Editorial

Everest tragedy highlights Nepal’s problems

The Everest is the most valuable source of income for Nepal. Therefore, it needs to be protected and respected.

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Editorial

Aesthetic dimension

April 20, 2014

The Dubai daily commute is going to change

Comment

Images from the Arab world depict picture of a region under darkness

April 20, 2014

What the Arabic press is saying about the future of the Arab region

Editorial

Everest tragedy highlights Nepal’s problems

April 20, 2014

The Everest is the most valuable source of income for Nepal. Therefore, it needs to be protected and respected.

Editorial

Companies in the UAE must work harder for their workers

April 20, 2014

The most recent report on labour relations in the UAE shows enormous improvements, but companies need to take responsibility as well

Comment

Why Afghanistan voted decisively for change in this month’s polls

April 20, 2014

Because the US had insisted on negotiating with Mullah Omar, a real fear existed among Afghans that the Taliban might return to political power, argues Shaukat Qadir

Comment

Children shouldn’t be dragged into school fees dispute

April 20, 2014

It is hardly the fault of the children that their parents have not paid their school fees, writes Ayesha Almazroui

Comment

Why the people in Algeria continue to suffer in silence

April 20, 2014

Kamal Benkoussa, a former presidential candidate, says Algerian society has been stripped of its substance to the point that Algerians no longer dare to assert their right to exist

Sport Comment

Passing tests of temperament shows Liverpool are worthy title contenders

April 20, 2014

Chelsea and Manchester City's considerable experience have not given them an edge in the title race

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Cambodia farmers living on the edge

April 20, 2014

A reader says the Khmers who had earlier faced the onslaught of the Pol Pot regime are now facied with the unbridled forces of the global economy. Other topics: C-section, thorium fuel, flying, The National, Empost

Family

Married Life: Best-laid career plans upended by Baby A’s love

April 20, 2014

I was what I’d always wanted to be when I grew up: a career woman. And then came Baby A.