Former All-England champion has been nursing a back injury since a gruelling clay-court season. Venus Williams pulls out of Wimbledon
The United States and the Afghan government announce they will hold talks with the Taliban in Doha this week aimed at achieving peace in Afghanistan. US to hold peace talks with Taliban
Take a look at the future of air travel from Abu Dhabi with a series of artists impressions of the new Midfield Terminal. In pictures: Abu Dhabi Airport's Midfield Terminal
More than 200,000 people marched across the country to vent their anger at the government's lavish spending in demonstrations which were initially triggered by a rise in bus fares. Brazil hit by largest protests in 20 years
A culinary map of the variety of Indian food in just the two-kilometre radius of Karama in Dubai - often billed Little India. Follow the spice trail in Dubai's Little India
Farah Youssef, Mohammed Assaf and Ahmad Jamal remain in the running after double elimination Arab Idol prepares for finale this weekend
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