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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

Rutherford 'would back' Doha boycott

Friday, November 21st 2014, 18:28
related places: Doha

Greg Rutherford says he would support any athlete who chooses to boycott the 2019 World Championships.
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Doha wins bid to host 2019 Worlds

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 17:42
related places: Doha

The Qatari capital Doha is to stage the 2019 World Athletics Championships after beating bids from Barcelona and Eugene.
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Qatar cleared but England criticised

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 9:03

A Fifa report clears Qatar of corruption in the 2022 World Cup bidding process but is critical of the English FA.
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Qatar 'failing' migrant workers

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 11:06

Qatar is failing to tackle the abuse of migrant workers, Amnesty International warns, six months after work began on the World Cup 2022 stadiums.
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Power behind Qatar's global lessons

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 0:20

The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education
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Qatari art collector Al-Thani dies

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 11:17

The former minister for culture and heritage in Qatar, who spent more than $1bn of the oil rich country's money on art, dies aged 48.
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Platini backs 2022 winter World Cup

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 18:44

Uefa president Michel Platini tells BBC Sport that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar must be played in winter.
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Winter World Cup 2022 plan backed

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 14:04

Influential football figures back proposals that could see the Qatar 2022 World Cup clash with the Winter Olympics.
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Qatar dismisses IS funding claims

Monday, October 27th 2014, 9:29
related countries: Syria Syria

Senior officials from Qatar have strongly denied claims the country is supporting terrorist groups in Syria such as Islamic State.
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'Move Olympics' for 2022 World Cup

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 6:48

Europe's top football clubs say the 2022 Winter Olympic may have to be moved to accommodate the World Cup in Qatar that year.
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Qatar team pulls out over hijab ban

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 7:31

The Qatar women's basketball team has withdrawn from the Asian Games after being denied permission to wear the hijab.
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Britons detained in Qatar fly home

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 13:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Britons detained in Qatar after investigating the treatment of migrant workers there fly back to the UK.
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Morsi charged over Qatar files leak

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 13:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt charges ousted President Mohammed Morsi with the handing over of secret files to Qatar, state media report.
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Two UK researchers 'missing' in Qatar

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 10:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office says it is looking into reports two UK men investigating the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar have gone missing in the country.
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Morsi investigated over 'Qatar leak'

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 17:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt has opened an investigation into ousted President Mohammed Morsi for allegedly handing over secret files to Qatar, state media report.
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Military jet escorts passenger plane

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 18:52

A passenger is arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat after military jets are scrambled to escort a plane to Manchester Airport.
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Qatar 2022 'dismay' at workers' pay

Monday, July 28th 2014, 20:25

Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say they are "heavily dismayed" by claims that migrants who worked on their offices are still waiting to be paid.
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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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