The nine new weird and wonderful UAE workouts you have to try
Tired of your usual workout? Exercise needn’t be boring: we’ve picked out nine novel – and challenging – classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Saif Ali Khan pleads not guilty to assault
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In pictures: New Lamborghini showroom opens in Abu Dhabi
Lamborghini launched its latest super car, the Huracán LP 610-4, in the Emirates at the opening of its new Abu Dhabi showroom on the Corniche.
Emirates Airline: A million passengers a week and flying higher
As Emirates adds its eighth American destination with a daily service to Boston, its president speaks about how the carrier manages its rapid growth and surging passenger totals and its plans for additional expansion.
In pictures: 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Over 2,400 athletes, professional and amateur, took part in the 2014 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
Silva service for Manchester City in 2-0 win over Hull
Manchester City resumed their Premier League engagements after two weeks off with a narrow 2-0 win over Hull City, but striker Edin Dzeko says the team can ill-afford to be without captain Vincent Kompany in their title chase after the defender was sent off against the Tigers.
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...
May 14, 2013
Filipino expatriates rush to ballot boxes all over the country for the elections, with some nearly missing the polls by minutes.
May 13, 2013
Former cricketer seemed to be riding a wave of pent-up frustration among the middle-class youth of Pakistan's rapidly growing cities – but it was a mistake to think of young Pakistanis as a unified bloc, academic says. Taimur Khan reports
May 12, 2013
The former Pakistani prime minister says his party will win the most seats in Pakistan's national assembly, but an outright majority appears unlikely.
May 12, 2013
Voting is cancelled in at least 40 polling stations as parties trade charges of fraud and voter intimidation.
May 11, 2013
Voters told to "stay away from polling stations to save their lives" as militant group promises to continue bomb attacks that have marred campaigning.
May 11, 2013
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam woos minority despite hard line on blasphemy laws and constitutional rights.