The pearl monument in the Corniche neighbourhood of Doha, Qatar, illuminated at night with the new high-rises of West Bay in the background -- Jon Hicks/Corbis
- This extravagant fountain is a grand reminder that this glitzy capital city was once famed for pearl diving.""See more pictures
- This nation is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its independence from Britain today.""Where is it?
- More than 80% of this country\s 1.7 million residents live in this city, which was founded in 1825.""Find out which city it is
- The population of the city has doubled over the past 10 years but it can expect a whole lot more in 2022.""What\s the big occasion?