The 2012 U.N. Climate Change Conference- Nations from around the world will meet in Doha, Qatar for the 18th U.N. Climate Change Conference at the end of this month amid signs the EU will continue the Kyoto Protocol.
It's always been hot in the Persian Gulf region. But a new report finds that without action to limit climate change, the combination of rising temperatures and humidity will often push much of the region beyond the limits of human adaptability.
Hopes that US and Taliban officials might begin peace talks Thursday came to nothing, following a diplomatic breakdown between Washington and Kabul over the nature of the Taliban's new office in Doha, Qatar.
Oil-rich Qatar invests extensively around the world. France is one of the largest recipients of Qatari money. But a plan for Qatar to fund business opportunities in the heavily Muslim suburbs near Paris is controversial.