We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
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
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Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
Muslim fashion designers reflect on a rapidly growing industry.
Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
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Business & Economy, United States, Politics
How peat swamp destruction in Malaysia is causing devastating health problems and irreversible environmental damage.
Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
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War & Conflict, Middle East, Turkey, Bashar al-Assad, Syria
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Environment, Asia Pacific, Taiwan, Earthquake
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Politics, Gang violence, US
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
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Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France