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Qatar should stage World Cup ‘only if exploitation stops’

The 2022 World Cup should be held in Qatar only if the exploitation of migrant workers stops, Fifa presidential candidate Jerome Champagne told Reuters in an interview. The Frenchman said that Fifa's capability to govern the s

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QIA to set up training academy to hone Qatari youth

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the country's sovereign wealth fund, has planned to set up a training academy to sharpen Qatari youth's financial and business skills, according to a report. The academy will also aim to m

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QIA to set up training academy to hone Qatari youth

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the country's sovereign wealth fund, has planned to set up a training academy to sharpen Qatari youth's financial and business skills, according to a report. The academy will also aim to m

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Qatar plans major investment in UK rail

Qatar plans to invest heavily in the infrastructure projects around the north of England, including the new HS2 high-speed rail line, said a report. Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani last month visited the UK and told the

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Isat installs pilot VSAT terminals at Qatar’s Es’hailSat

UK-based Integrated Satellite Applications Technologies (iSat) has delivered and installed two pilot VSAT terminals at Qatar satellite company Es'hailSat's headquarters in Doha, Qatar, to enable the commercialisation of the Ka-band paylo

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Saudi King calls on Egypt to back Gulf accord

Saudi King Abdullah called on Egypt on Wednesday to back an agreement between Gulf Arab states that ended an eight-month dispute over Qatar's backing of Islamist movements and its promotion of Arab Spring revolts. In a stateme

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Fifa lodges criminal case over World Cup bids

World soccer's governing body Fifa lodged a criminal complaint in Switzerland on Tuesday against unidentified people over the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, but stood by its conclusion that any wrongdoing was not enough to jeopard

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Doha to host 2019 World Athletics Championships

Doha was chosen on Tuesday to host the 2019 World Athletics Championships as Qatar's latest triumph thrust the Middle East nation, with its massive wealth and boundless ambition to be a sporting super-power, once more back into the spotlight

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Qatar listed fourth on global slavery index

Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup, has been listed as the fourth worst country by percentage of the population on a new report from The Walk Free Foundation, an Australian-based human rights group. Almost 36 million people are liv

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Qatar to mediate in construction sector

Qatar is aiming to keep construction costs including labour and material costs in check by taking a hands-on approach, a report said. It is looking to regulate commodities by creating a single buying source to import into the coun

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