This ancient Greek statue, from 520 B.C., is one of two nudes that were covered up in a Greek exhibit that went on display in Qatar. The statues were sent back to Greece.
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April 30, 2013 A traveling Greek exhibit on the Olympics included two ancient statues of nude young men. That didn't go over so well in the conservative Muslim emirate.
Climate activists at a rally in Doha on December 1, 2012.
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December 7, 2012 The urgency of taking action on climate change couldn't be higher, according to commentators Asim Zia and Stuart Kauffman. New laws and incentives at all governance levels, however, could trigger an economic transformation that would ensure climate security.
University of Qatar's engineering department designed an artificial "cloud."
March 25, 2011 The airship, made from a lightweight carbon structure, can provide shade to stadiums during games.
December 14, 2010 Sepp Blatter, head of the world soccer federation, went on to say that the game has "no boundaries." But gay rights groups say his comment about what homosexuals should not do in Qatar were offensive.
January 8, 2008 Has Al Jazeera changed its tone?
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