In pictures: Leaders attend UAE and Egypt’s joint military exercise Zayed 1
Leaders from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt attend a joint military exercise, “Zayed 1” between the UAE and Egyptian armed forces in the Western Region.
In pictures: Best business images of the week to March 12
In pictures: This week's list of business images includes refugee carpet makers in Peshawar; coal energy in Germany and protests at IBM's factory in China.
Porsche, McLaren, and LaFerrari hybrids are best
The Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and the LaFerrari set the pace eco-style.
Video: Nepal aim to prove they belong at T20 World Cup
Nepal's cricketers will make their debut at a global event when they play at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh this month. Produced by Paul Radley
In pictures: 10 things not to miss at Design Days Dubai
Top ten things not to miss at Design Days Dubai.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
September 26, 2013
LEIDSCHENDAM, NETHERLANDS // An international war crimes court today upheld the conviction and 50-year sentence of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for aiding rebels in neighbouring Sierra Leone, saying his financial, material and...
May 30, 2012
Judges sentence the former Liberian president, saying he was responsible for "some of the most heinous and brutal crimes recorded in human history" by arming and supporting Sierra Leone rebels in return for "blood diamonds".
April 27, 2012
The former Liberian president and regional strongman was found guilty of aiding and abetting as well as planning crimes including raper and murder, but he is acquitted of having directly ordered the crimes.
April 27, 2012
Thousands of people who survived Sierra Leone's brutal civil war a decade ago celebrated yesterday after learning that Charles Taylor was convicted at The Hague.
April 25, 2012
A special court there will deliver its verdict tomorrow on the former Liberian president, who is charged with a litany of war crimes.
February 13, 2012
Migrants, asylum seekers and minorities are bearing the brunt of what has been billed in two recent reports as a disturbing trend in Europe's human-rights record.
September 17, 2011
Alasdair Soussi follows in the footsteps of his grandfather in Freetown and finds bad roads, Lebanese restaurants and ginger beer.