The Arab news giant Al Jazeera has purchased the American television news channel Current TV. The New York Times Media Reporter Brian Stelter tells anchor Marco Werman this represents a huge leap in audience numbers for the Qatari-owned channel.
Coal use is at 40-year lows here in the US but it's another story in Europe, where it's on the rise. And as Gerry Hadden reports from Spain, that means trouble for the EU's commitment to cutting CO2 emissions to combat global climate change.
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.
What’s for lunch? It’s a question almost everyone asks every day, but also one that most of us don’t have to think much about. But climate change will have a big impact on what's for lunch (and dinner and breakfast) around the world.
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.