Nokia Asha 503 review: Affordable but so slow and cumbersome
The Nokia 503 offers many of the main functions of a fancy smartphone and at just Dh349, however, it can be a frustrating experience.
Louvre Abu Dhabi: From patch of sand to the outline of a masterpiece
One year ago what will be the magnificent new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum was little more than a few steel rods and concrete stumps in the Saadiyat Island sand – but just look at it now.
Plan to form Abu Dhabi School Orchestra in the next year
Abu Dhabi hopes to form the first emirate-wide school orchestra within the next year, officials announced at a concert on Monday.
Executive travel: Bliss en route to Boston with Emirates Airline business class
Emirates Airlines launched its first direct flight to Boston last week amid a flurry of media attention. So what is it really like to fly business class on the new route?
Pele clarifies position after Brazil protesters brand him ‘traitor of the century’
Pele has moved to clarify his stance on the demonstrations sweeping across Brazil after protesters in Rio de Janeiro last week called him the 'traitor of the century'.
Bold and Beautiful stars come out to play in the UAE
Bold, beautiful and, thanks to the UAE weather, probably soon to be bronzed, the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful have landed in the UAE ahead of filming for the popular, long-running television show.
March 6, 2014
Niger has turned a son of the late dictator Muammar Qaddafi over to Libyan authorities, the Tripoli government said Thursday, as a government-allied militia released pictures of him in captivity.
October 30, 2013
Four Frenchmen held hostage by Al Qaeda militants land in France after three years in captivity in the African Sahel.
October 29, 2013
Workers for French nuclear group who were kidnapped by Al Qaeda's north African arm three years ago have been released.
May 24, 2013
Suicide bombers in Niger have detonated two car bombs simultaneously, one in a military camp in the city of Agadez and another in the town of Arlit inside a French-operated uranium mine.
April 14, 2013
Iranian president tours African states of Benin, Ghana and Niger, with energy deals high on the agenda.
February 10, 2013
Gunmen on motorbikes shot dead nine health workers who were administering polio vaccinations in two separate attacks in Nigeria's Kano. Sarah Charlton reports.
January 30, 2013
The US has found some of its efforts to fight extremists hobbled by some African governments, whose own security forces are ill-equipped to launch a US-style hunt for the militants, yet are reluctant to accept US help because of fears the Americans...
September 18, 2012
Even in the best of times, one of every three girls in Niger marries before her 15th birthday, but now in a severe drought, parents pushed to the wall by poverty are marrying off their daughters at even younger ages.
August 20, 2012
In Niger, the measure of a person is calculated in livestock. It is how families are fed, disputes settled, and dowries paid. So when a nomad sells their last camel it is a sign of just how hopeless the future looks for thousands in a country...
January 20, 2012
Tinariwen have won international acclaim for their raw and haunting hymns about dignity, tribal unity, self-awareness and their deep nostalgia for an embattled desert culture.
September 8, 2011
Man leading efforts by Libya's interim government to find the ousted former leader said Qaddafi may have been near the southern village of Ghwat, about 300 kilometres north of Niger, three days ago.
September 7, 2011
Hunt still on for ousted Libyan leader as Burkina Faso rules out giving him asylum.