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 Ali Benflis, opposition leader and main rival to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika speaks to the press after casting his vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Algiers on. Former prime minister Benflis ran against Bouteflika in 2004 but lost heavily, charging the vote was rigged 10 years ago and has said fraud will be his ‘main adversary’ during the election. Patrick Baz / AFP Photo

Best photography from around the world, April 17

The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.

 Above, the private pool of Ocean Heights' five-bedroom penthouse flat. Courtesy Christie’s International Real Estate

In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living

A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.

Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban

A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll

 Southampton owner Katharina Liebherr is pictured before the Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England, on March 1, 2014. Glyn Kirk / AFP

New Southampton owner leading club’s resurgence from the shadows

Katharina Liebherr keeping with family tradition and letting others dominate the spotlight

 The new Bentley GT Speed convertible on display at a press event of the New York International Auto Show. Jason Szenes / EPA

In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show

With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.

 The cast of Fast & Furious 7, including Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel, centre, on set at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National

Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace

Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.


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Workshop studies ways to improve youth development in the region

November 10, 2013

Around 40 experts from the region met in Jumeirah Emirates Towers to discuss the publication of The Arab Knowledge Report.

Results of survey strike familiar chord with three students in UAE

April 10, 2013

'No surprise' Emirates most popular, and job security is a worry.

UAE best place to live or emulate, says Arab youth survey

April 10, 2013

Arab youth are more likely to want to live in the UAE, the fifth Asda'a Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey reports, as Sheikh Mohammed responds to the survey's findings.

New fears in Sri Lanka amid growing anti-Muslim campaign by Buddhist nationalists

April 7, 2013

The escalation in attacks and anti-Muslim rhetoric has caused fears of a new wave of ethnic violence in a country still recovering from a quarter-century civil war.

Zayed University graduates get a chance of a masterís grant

January 7, 2013

Applications for the much-coveted Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Higher Education Grant are open.

Hundreds seek career guidance at university youth forum

October 20, 2012

The second annual Youth Forum was held at Zayed University last week.

Cartoon character who has all the answers on finance

July 1, 2012

Dr Dirham wants to help you get the most from your money. The cartoon character is just one initiative design to give young Emiratis a sound financial education

A fruitful year for jobs portal Gradberry

May 26, 2012

A website founded by recent university graduates is geared toward helping young adults enter the job market.

The UAE inspires us, young Arabs say

May 3, 2012

How have young people reacted to the Arab Spring, and how do they view the future? The 2012 Arab Youth Survey takes a look.


FNC to tackle jobless youth

November 17, 2011

New council sets up special committee on Emiratisation amid growing concern over high unemployment, especially among the young.

Shisha is the sweetest taboo

September 17, 2011

Female shisha smokers explain why they have taken up the tobacco treat and why they feel forced to keep the habit a secret.

Jobs website hits the mark

September 11, 2011

A job website that caters to recent college graduates will be officially launched later this month.

Delegates to the One Young World summit

August 31, 2011

Seven people from the UAE, ranging in age from 19 to 25, attended the summit.

Emirati youth feel the pressure

August 27, 2011

It's a fine balance in the UAE between Arabic culture and western influence, as Elizabeth Pearson hears from four young Emiratis.