Faisal Baatout

Faisal Baatout

    Climate talks got down to the nitty-gritty in Doha as developing countries and the EU staked out rival positions on the fate of the Kyoto Protocol.

    Journalists in several Arab capitals on Thursday staged protests over reports that Unied States President George W. Bush wanted to attack Arab satellite channel Al-Jazeera's Doha headquarters. Dozens of staff turned out for a symbolic sit-in at the Doha headquarters, with similar protests at the channel's foreign bureaux.