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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.

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Qatar: news

Nadal eases past Gulbis in Qatar

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 20:27

World number one Rafael Nadal advances to the Qatar Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over Ernests Gulbis.
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Murray beaten by Mayer in Qatar

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 14:40
related countries: Germany Germany

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray lets a lead slip as he loses in three sets to Germany's Florian Mayer at the Qatar Open.
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Murray eases past wildcard in Qatar

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 12:44

Andy Murray returns to competitive action at the Qatar Open with a straight sets win over Qatari wildcard Mousa Zayed.
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Qatar makes world's largest flag

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 15:54

The Gulf state of Qatar creates a flag the size of 14 football pitches, breaking the world record, as part of festivities to mark its national day.
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Trapped footballer 'leaving Qatar'

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 12:01
related countries: France France

A French footballer unable to leave Qatar because of a dispute with his club can now return home, his brother says.
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Union seeks to end Qatar dispute

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 16:09
related countries: Algeria Algeria, France France

A FIFPro delegation is heading to Qatar to resolve the "abuse" of French-Algerian footballer Zahir Belounis's rights.
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Qatar 2022 'to act on worker rights'

Monday, November 18th 2013, 16:35

The organisers of the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar promise to produce guidelines for workers' welfare after a critical report by Amnesty.
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Nepal's World Cup trail brings misery

Monday, November 18th 2013, 2:46

The Nepalis dying on Qatar's World Cup building sites
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VIDEO: Qatar workers 'treated like animals'

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 22:58

Qatar's construction sector is rife with abuse, Amnesty International (AI) has said in a report published as work begins on Fifa World Cup 2022 stadiums.
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Qatar workers 'treated like animals'

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 21:57

Qatar's construction sector is rife with abuse, warns Amnesty International, as work is about to begin on Fifa World Cup 2022 stadiums.
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2022 World Cup to avoid Olympic clash

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 18:57

The Qatar World Cup will not be moved to January or February 2022 because of the Winter Olympics, according to Fifa.
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Qatar removes Zidane headbutt statue

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 16:50
related countries: France France

A statue of French footballer Zinedine Zidane's infamous headbutt is removed from the Corniche in the Qatari capital weeks after being installed.
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Qatari Sheikha tops art power list

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 6:50

The head of the Qatar Museums Authority, the sister of one of the world's richest men, is named the most powerful figure in the art world.
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Qatar court upholds poet's sentence

Monday, October 21st 2013, 14:58

A court in Qatar upholds a 15-year prison sentence given to a poet found guilty of inciting people to overthrow the government and insulting the emir.
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Fifa sets up 2022 World Cup taskforce

Friday, October 4th 2013, 12:32

Fifa agrees to set up a taskforce to look into alternative dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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VIDEO: 'No threat' to Qatar's right to host

Friday, October 4th 2013, 6:10

Fifa will announce on Friday that Qatar faces no threat to its right to host the 2022 World Cup, sources close to the governing body have told BBC Sport.
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