Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways defend cabin crew rules
Carriers defend their policies on pregnancy and marriage. Emirates has a policy whereby female cabin crew who become pregnant in the first three years have to leave.
For UAE cricket team, home is where you can hang your cap
Sharjah-born bowler Ahmed Raza happy to reach his goal after 11 years of anguish.
Life-saving foundation born out of a tragedy
The death of their first child, Zahra Beau, encouraged Danielle and Akber Naqvi to set up a Foundation in her name to try and save the lives of others.
Skincare’s great secrets include placenta facials
Placenta (yes, you read that correctly) is proving to be the latest Hollywood beauty secret. Now, a clinic in Dubai is offering what claims to be an age-defying treatment.
In pictures: 12 new restaurants to try in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
The National takes a look at 12 new restaurants that have recently opened up in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In pictures: Search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 widens
Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.
February 19, 2014
I Y K has denied the charges, claimed she had paid the money in question back and tried to stop her extradition.
November 14, 2013
Check out and check into some of the newest hotels in Dubai, Singapore, Kazakhstan, Bangalore and China.
November 11, 2013
Three astronauts returned to Earth after a 166-day mission, bringing the Olympic torch back from the International Space Station after a historic space walk.
July 2, 2013
A Russian rocket set to transport three satellites into space explodes mid air soon after blasting off from Kazakhstan. Jessica Gray reports.
April 7, 2013
The failure to announce a date for follow-up talks 'opens the door for those on both sides who want to pursue harder options'. Michael Theodoulou reports
January 30, 2013
Visibility was limited, forcing the plane to make a second approach to Almaty airport, SCAT airline says.
January 9, 2013
Emergency relief aid will be delivered to areas affected by extreme cold in Kazakhstan by order of the President, Sheikh Khalifa, and the Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
November 28, 2012
The Oil & Natural Gas Corporation announced the $5bn purchase of ConocoPhillips's 8.4 per cent stake in Kazakhstan's Kashagan project.
November 20, 2012
The UAE and Kazakhstan yesterday celebrated 20 years of diplomatic relations with the completion of a Dh92 million maternity hospital in the central Asian country.
November 19, 2012
Three astronauts touched down in the dark, chilly expanses of central Kazakhstan onboard a Soyuz capsule Monday after a 125-day stay at the International Space Station.
November 6, 2012
A bank in Kazakhstan is offering its top 100 customers a gold Visa card with a difference - it really is made of solid gold.
October 30, 2012
The face of retail in the post-Soviet state is changing. A new $450m mall spanning six floors has opened in Almaty complete with all of the glitz and glamour usually associated with the UAE.
October 28, 2012
The Life: With oil reserves only second to Russia in the Commonwealth of Independent States, Kazakhstan is an increasingly key business destination.
September 15, 2012
A largely unknown quantity, Kazakhstan is the focus of the latest book by former British politician Jonathan Aitken, who reveals a nation buoyed by a western outlook after years of control from Moscow.