STAFF BLOG ON THE RECORD WITH BEN What is wrong with FIFA?
Russia will host the 2018 World Cup with Qatar getting the bid in 2022. Both were considered major underdogs but still won the bids.
Qatar beat the U.S., which was led by Bill Clinton and Morgan Fre... Posted on 12/2/10 at 11:15 AM
Delegates worked through the night to salvage a deal at United Nations climate talks, as efforts to bridge gaps over financing for poor countries and demand for bolder actions by rich countries on emissions made little headway.
Qatar's Interior Ministry said 13 children were among 19 people killed in a fire that broke out in one of the country's fanciest shopping malls late Monday morning, raising questions about building safety in the booming Gulf state.
Fellow Arab and African nations raised the international pressure Friday on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, with tiny Qatar flying the Arab world’s first combat missions over his country and the African Union imploring him to move toward democratic elections.
By Hadeel Al-Scalchi, The Associated Press
, March 26, 2011
ZURICH (AP) — The tiny desert nation of Qatar beat out the United States as the 2022 World Cup host, with FIFA brushing aside doubts about blistering heat to bring soccer’s showcase event for the first time to the Middle East.
FIFA sent the World Cup into uncharted territory Thursday, handing the 2018 edition to Russia and going to Qatar in 2022.
December 02, 2010
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