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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

Qatar 'still failing' migrant workers

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 11:27

Qatar has made little progress on improving migrant workers' rights, despite promises to do so, Amnesty International says.
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Fifa sponsors 'must act over Qatar'

Monday, May 18th 2015, 11:32

Fifa sponsors are being asked by a new campaign grouping to speak out about working conditions at the 2022 World Cup building sites in Qatar.
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Arrested for reporting on Qatar's World Cup labourers

Monday, May 18th 2015, 11:22

BBC man jailed for reporting on Qatar's World Cup labourers
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Bain earns first Scotland call-up

Monday, May 18th 2015, 10:02
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dundee

Dundee keeper Scott Bain is in the Scotland squad for the first time for June's games against Qatar and the Republic of Ireland.
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Gatlin runs fastest 100m since 2012

Friday, May 15th 2015, 18:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Doha

American Justin Gatlin runs the joint-sixth quickest 100m time to dominate the Diamond League opener in Doha.
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Indian's Qatar assault videos go viral

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 9:35
related countries: India India

Videos of an Indian man in Qatar being beaten up by a group of men from his native state of Kerala go viral on social media.
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Journalist Fahmy to sue Al-Jazeera

Monday, May 11th 2015, 17:30
related countries: Canada Canada, Egypt Egypt

A Canadian Al-Jazeera journalist on trial in Egypt is suing the Qatar-based network for negligence.
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Politicians want World Cup re-run

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 19:27

European politicians approve a resolution urging Fifa to re-run the "illegal" bidding process for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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2022 World Cup final on 18 December

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 17:07

Fifa confirms 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on 18 December - and France will host 2019 Women's World Cup.
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Qatar 2022 final by 18 Dec - Blatter

Friday, February 27th 2015, 19:24

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the Qatar 2022 World Cup final should be played no later than 18 December.
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Qatar 2022 'best thing for England'

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 17:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Staging the Qatar 2022 in winter is "the best thing that's ever happened to England", says Phil Neville.
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2022 World Cup set for November start

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 10:25

A Fifa taskforce recommends that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be shortened and take place in November and December.
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VIDEO: Concern for migrant workers in Qatar

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 18:19

Human rights experts express concern for the conditions facing migrant workers in Qatar ahead of the World Cup in 2022.
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Qatar recalls envoy over Egypt row

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 10:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Libya Libya

Qatar recalls its ambassador from Egypt after being accused of supporting terrorism in a row about air strikes on Islamic State targets in Libya.
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Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner

Friday, January 30th 2015, 16:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Qatar Airways announces a surprise investment in International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia.
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Questions over Qatar handball stars

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 1:40

The coach of Qatar's record-beating World Championship handball squad faces questions about the high number of foreign players in his team.
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Qatar bid wins Canary Wharf battle

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 11:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Qatari-led bid has won the battle to take over London's Canary Wharf complex after three major shareholders agreed to accept its offer..
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Canary Wharf owner scorns Qatar bid

Monday, January 12th 2015, 17:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The owner of London's Canary Wharf complex, Songbird Estates, advises its investors to reject a new Qatari-led bid worth £2.59bn.
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