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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 20, 2014
Female candidates are pushing violence against women, discrimination at the workplace and poor school attendance as issues in the April 30 election.
April 16, 2014
As Algeria votes in a presidential poll today, dissatisfaction is growing in the face of a sclerotic political system that does little to include the 80 per cent of the population of 37 million under the age of 45.
April 5, 2014
Afghan election observers are volunteers who risked their lives in an effort to ensure transparency during Saturday's presidential vote, says Nader Nadery, chairman of the Free & Fair Election Forum in Afghanistan.
April 5, 2014
Afghans braved the threat of Taliban violence on Saturday to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power as US-led forces wind down their 13-year war.
April 4, 2014
The attack came on the eve of nationwide elections in Afghanistan and the Taliban have vowed to disrupt Saturday’s vote for a new president and provincial councils.
April 3, 2014
But widespread insecurity, allegations of government interference and the controversial backgrounds of those running for office are threatening to undermine the entire process.
January 15, 2014
The final day of voting in a constitutional referendum was held in Egypt on Wednesday, the results of which are expected to define the country's future diection.
December 12, 2013
Bangladesh’s highest court has upheld the death penalty for an opposition leader convicted of war crimes, just two days after he was given a dramatic last-minute reprieve from execution.
October 8, 2013
Germany's much-vaunted energy policy is a mess, with consumer prices rocketing and carbon emissions on the rise. The chancellor Angela Merkel faces a huge task to turn the industrial powerhouse into a bastion of viable renewable energy.
June 16, 2013
Election of a moderate president gives Obama administration room for manoeuvre.
June 16, 2013
Even if the Iran's new president acts on promises to improve foreign ties, issues will be difficult to resolve.
June 5, 2013
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, says next president should not make concessions to the West, insisting this would not ease tensions over Tehran's nuclear programme.
June 4, 2013
The German embassy tells 12,000 of its nationals in the UAE that registration must be completed before September 2.
May 20, 2013
Hardline media critical of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani splice images of him ensconced in a gleaming Mercedes with shots of another heavyweight candidate, Saeed Jalili, driving a locally assembled Kia Pride with, well, pride. Michael Theodoulou...