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 An tenant in the Al Barsha area of Dubai has been sent a non-renewable contract by the landlord. Randi Sokoloff / The National

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.

 A Brabus Mercedes 6x6 Sports Utility Vehicle is readied for display during Auto China 2014 in Beijing, on April 20. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA

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.

 A customer looks at a large mock-up of videogame console Game Boy.  Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP Photo

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.

 Ashish Nehra of Chennai Super Kings bowls to Kings XI Punjab at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National

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.

 A projectionist takes a break in the projection room at Ariana Cinema in Kabul, Afghanistan. Going to the movies, once banned under the Taliban, has become a popular form of entertainment in Kabul, but women and children rarely take part. All photos by Photo by Jonathan Saruk / Reportage by Getty Images

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.

 Business class seats inside the Emirates Airbus A380. Chip East / Reuters

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.


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Abu Dhabi signs $1bn loan agreement with Serbia

March 6, 2014

The news is the latest development in a warming of relations which has yielded millions of dollars of investment for Serbia’s crisis-hit economy and provided Abu Dhabi-based companies with expansion opportunities.

Mohammed bin Zayed meets Serbian president Tomislav Nikolic in Belgrade visit

December 13, 2013

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed visits Belgrade to meet Serbian president.

All eyes turn to the Emirates for Gitex Technology Week

October 19, 2013

The Gitex Technology Week opens in Dubai today and the good and the great from the world of high-tech will be on hand to show off their wares.

Travel news: new flights to Belgrade and eat like an Egyptian in London

June 20, 2013

New flights from Abu Dhabi to Belgrade and an Egyptian street food restaurant in London.

Etihad and Serbia sign initial deal on investment in airline

June 17, 2013

Etihad Airways said on Monday it had signed an initial agreement with the Serbian government over a possible equity investment in the country's loss-making Jat Airways.

Serbia gives state funeral to former king and family

May 27, 2013

The bodies of King Petar II Karadjordjevic , his wife Queen Aleksandra, mother Queen Maria and brother Prince Andrej, had been exhumed from cemeteries in the United States, Britain and Greece.

Kosovo Serbs denounce Serbian government deal

April 23, 2013

Serbian government approves landmark agreement to normalise relations with breakaway Kosovo, but thousands of Kosovo Serb demonstrators - chanting "treason, treason" - denounce the deal.

Gunman kills 13 in shooting spree

April 10, 2013

A 60-year-old veteran gunned down 13 people in a pre-dawn, house-to-house rampage in Serbia, killing his mother, his son and a two-year-old cousin before shooting himself and his wife.

Serbian Nato ambassador leaps to his death in front of delegation

December 5, 2012

Serbia's ambassador to Nato has jumped to his death off a parking garage platform at Brussels Airport while surrounded by his country's delegation.

Serbian farmland to provide substantial amount of UAE's food

November 1, 2012

A tranche of Serbian farmland bought by an Abu Dhabi firm should be providing a substantial amount of the UAE's food within the next five years.

UAE and Serbia re-engage after strained relations

October 29, 2012

Serbia pulled out of a diplomatic agreement with the UAE when the Emirates recognised Kosovo as an independent state in 2008.

Karadzic shocks victims with 'mild man' war crimes defence

October 17, 2012

Bosnian Serb leader's defence at The Hague stuns Muslims who lost family members in war that resulted in 100,000 people killed and millions displaced.

My Kind of Place: Cafe culture now rules Belgrade

September 7, 2012

Serbia's capital, a five-hour flight away, is relaxed by day but really comes alive at night.

Radovan Karadzic demands new genocide trial

August 14, 2012

Bosnian Serb wartime leader demands new genocide trial before the Yugoslav war crimes court, saying prosecutors were late in disclosing evidence favourable to his case.