How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
Saving Afghanistan's archaeological sites
02 Dec 2010 19:19 GMT | Middle East, US & Canada, Australia, Japan, Qatar
Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup after Fifa, the world football governing body, announced in Zurich on Thursday that they have beaten bid rivals Australia, Japan, South Korea, and the United States. Sepp Blatter, the Fifa president, confirmed the small Gulf Arab country's successful bid following a vote by the governing body's 22-man executive committee today. Qatar beat bids from Australia, the United States and 2004 World Cup co-hosts Japan and South Korea. Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports on Qatar's plan to deliver a dream World Cup in 12 years time.
Source: Al Jazeera
Russia to stage football's 2018 World Cup and Qatar to hold the 2022 event.
Sport, US & Canada, Latin America, Argentina, Australia
Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Tensions rise as Greeks from both side of the bailout debate take to the streets to withdraw money and express angst.
Politics, Europe, Greece
The world's biggest producer and consumer of the metal sees a golden opportunity to expand its pricing power.
Business & Economy, Asia, China
Normalised Cuba-US relations could result in a hybrid economic model blending socialism and entrepreneurial spirit.
Business & Economy, Communism, Politics
Nigerian president under pressure to act as wave of horrific tragedies strike northern Nigeria towns over past week.
War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, Africa, Nigeria, Boko Haram
Government forces pounded Aleppo with air strikes trying to repel the most intense attack by coalition of rebel groups.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria, Syrian crisis
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?
As the Baku games close, we examine the challenges facing journalists; plus, Angola, Portugal and 'reverse colonialism'.
Media, Europe, Azerbaijan
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Politics, Football, Latin America
The ICC chief prosecutor discusses Sudan's president escaping justice in South Africa and alleged war crimes in Gaza.
Politics, ICC, South Africa