Qatar manages to remain friends with just about everyone in the Middle East, and lately the tiny Gulf country taken on the role of mediator -- most notably, in Lebanon, as Ben Gilbert reports on Qatar's diplomatic balancing act.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's William Troop about the other winners in today's World Cup selections: Qatar was chosen to host in 2022. The choice has raised questions about everything from infrastructure to Qatar's brutal July heat.
China now owns more U.S. public debt than any other nation ? about one out of every 10 debt dollars ? a reflection of its growing global economic influence. The United States has imported five times as much as it has exported to China this year.
Diplomats gathered in the Gulf state of Qatar are urging NATO to step up its air strikes in Libya. But the rebels are praising the military alliance. Why? It all has to do with improving lines of communication. CBC correspondent Derek Stoffel reports.