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    Qatar to abolish exit visa system by year’s end: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Doha, Qatar | Updated at 02:47am on April 27, 2019

    Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN’s International Labour Organization...

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    FIFA urged to consider human rights for 2022 WC

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    FIFA must put human rights at the heart of any decision to increase the number of Middle East countries hosting the 2022 World Cup, leading...

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    Qatar says committed to labour reform after Amnesty criticism

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:22am on February 07, 2019

    Qatar said Wednesday it is committed to labour reform following an Amnesty International report that the 2022 World Cup host is failing to stop widespread...

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    Time running out on Qatar labour reform, warns Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:41am on February 06, 2019

    Qatar is running out of time to stamp out widespread serious labour abuse for tens of thousands of migrant workers before hosting the 2022 World...

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    Qatar get heroes’ welcome on return

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    Qatar’s victorious Asian Cup football team returned home to Doha to a rapturous welcome on Saturday, greeted by the country’s ruler and hundreds of thousands...

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    Saudi Arabia must hold Khashoggi’s killers ‘accountable’: Pompeo

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he will ask Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the killers of journalist Jamal...

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    ‘Proud’ Robben weighs up offers

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    Veteran Dutch winger Arjen Robben has said he is ‘proud’ of the offers he has received from other clubs since announcing he will leave Bayern...

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    ‘Big Four’ still Grand Slam stars to beat

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    World number one Novak Djokovic said Monday that tennis’ big four -- himself, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray -- were still the favourites...

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    UN chief for credible probe

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a ‘credible’ probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul. ‘It is absolutely essential...

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    Qatar crisis creates new Gulf with no winners

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:45am on June 04, 2018

    The year-old acrimonious dispute between Qatar and its neighbours is forging a new Gulf, potentially transforming what was a stable region of the Arab world,...

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