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News: Qatar

We have started to collect the most important news related to Qatar in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Qatar – overview

Qatar: news

Unesco to rule on Australian sites

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 11:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian request to revoke the World Heritage Site status of part of the ancient Tasmanian forest to allow logging is to be discussed by Unesco in Qatar.
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Qatar fights 'baseless allegations'

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 20:34

Qatar 2022 issues a statement defending itself against what it claims are 'baseless allegations' about the World Cup bid process.
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Fifa bans Beckenbauer for 90 days

Friday, June 13th 2014, 19:17

Fifa provisionally bans World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer from all footballing activities for 90 days.
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VIDEO: Fifa Congress to discuss Qatar claims

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 14:48

The Fifa Congress is due to discuss allegations of corruption over its choice of Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup.
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Qatar claims are racist - Blatter

Monday, June 9th 2014, 17:22

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says allegations of corruption surrounding the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid are motivated by racism.
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Fifa sponsors back 2022 inquiry

Monday, June 9th 2014, 10:08

Five of Fifa's six major sponsors say they support an inquiry into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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Taliban five shun media attention

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 11:51

Released Taliban detainees shun publicity in Qatar
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VIDEO: Fifa sponsor demands investigation

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 7:30

One of Fifa's main sponsors, Sony, calls for an investigation into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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VIDEO: Sponsor urges Qatar World Cup probe

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 22:17

Fifa's decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar is under further scrutiny after it emerged that Sony, a major sponsor, has called for an investigation into claims the process was corrupt.
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VIDEO: BBC searches for freed 'Taliban five'

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 7:43
related countries: United States United States

The BBC's Mark Lobel goes in search of the five Guantanamo Bay detainees who have been sent to Qatar after a American soldier was freed from the Taliban.
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Platini would back Qatar re-vote

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 10:58

Uefa president Michel Platini urges a re-vote on the 2022 World Cup if corruption allegations against Qatar are proven.
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Fifa set to probe Qatar officials

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 11:42

Fifa are set to question Qatar officials after claims about the legality of the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup.
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Qatar bid probe nears conclusion

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 16:10

Fifa investigator Michael Garcia plans to complete his probe of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process by 9 June.
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VIDEO: Qatar minister dodges World Cup questions

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 13:19

The BBC's Mark Lobel attempted to speak to Qatar's Minister of Finance, Ali Shareef Al-Emadi, to ask him about the cost of a potential re-run of the World Cup bid process.
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VIDEO: Taliban detainees 'welcomed in Qatar'

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 10:19

A pro-Taliban website has published a video it says shows Taliban detainees arriving in Qatar after being released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a prisoner exchange.
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Fifa's Boyce 'would back' Qatar re-vote

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 15:14

Fifa vice-president Jim Boyce would support a re-vote over the Qatar 2022 World Cup if corruption allegations are proven.
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US 'assured' on Afghan release deal

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 7:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US says it has received security assurances from Qatar, which has taken five Guantanamo Bay prisoners exchanged for a Taliban-held US soldier.
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