In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
Milena Martinou is finding a way to get in her fitness kicks
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In pictures: Top 5 home makeover ideas
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Can a Dubai course help overcome a fear of flying?
Clare Dight goes to Dubai to take a course to tackle her fear of flying.
March 7, 2014
As the EU condemns Russian acts in Crimea, it takes minor steps by suspending talks with Moscow on visas, but warns of more to come if Russia does not back down.
March 5, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs exempted 13 countries from having to acquire pre-entry visas before travelling to the UAE.
February 28, 2014
Former president lashes out at Kiev’s new rulers who earlier in the day had criticised Moscow after Russian troops had taken up positions around a coastguard base and two airports on its Crimea peninsula.
February 20, 2014
Dr Javier Solana says the GCC should look into becoming more molecular than atomic as world has become increasingly globalised.
February 13, 2014
The Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament today ratified the agreement on amending the regulations to exempt citizens of the UAE and some other countries from having to obtain a 'Schengen visa'.
January 6, 2014
The new French ambassador says more schools and institutions are planned for the UAE, and he thinks an EU visa waiver for Emiratis will be in effect by spring.
December 13, 2013
Dr Mihai Stuparu, ambassador head-designate of the EU delegation to the UAE, arrived in Abu Dhabi at the end of October for a four-year tenure.
November 17, 2013
Nobel Prize-winning novelist regarded as one of the most important English-language writers of the late 20th century, dies aged 94.
November 5, 2013
Turkey has resumed talks to gain entry into the European Union after a 40-month freeze, as both sides hail potential 'turning point' in its stalled bid to join the EU club.
October 22, 2013
The Civil Liberties Committee endorsed a proposal to add the UAE to the list of countries whose nationals are exempt from Schengen visa requirements.
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.
October 3, 2013
Israel's use of force on a French diplomat underscores the depths to which Europe’s relations with Israel have sunk over Jewish settlements and Israel’s bulldozing of European aid projects for Palestinians. Hugh Naylor reports
October 2, 2013
The UAE is only second to Kuwait among the Arab countries, in terms of freedom of movement and ease of travel.
September 6, 2013
The committee will vote on the report this month, after which it will go before the full European Parliament and Council of Ministers for approval by the middle of next year.