The UN climate conference in Qatar ended with a deal to extend the Kyoto Protocol until 2020. The agreement, signed by 200 nations, for the first time adopted the principle that rich nations should compensate poor nations for losses from climate change.
Foreign Secretary William Hague travelled to Doha, Qatar, today for the first meeting of the Libya Contact Group, which has been set up to help co-ordinate the assistance that Libya will need to shape its future
Doha has got a new identity as the world centre for foetal brain studies. According to various news reports the city with its' world-class infrastructure and other facilities have conducted some path-breaking researches.
Against a background of protectionism and political grandstanding, the Doha trade talks haven’t really been expected to achieve much. What’s coming as a surprise is how little they’ve actually achieved, in seven years.
Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty holds up a report titled "The Dark Side of Migration: Spotlight on Qatar’s construction sector ahead of the World Cup", during a news conference in Doha