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    Talks open between Taliban, Afghan government

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:20pm on September 12, 2020

    Peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government opened in Qatar on Saturday, marking what US secretary of state Mike Pompeo heralded as a...

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    Qatar enacts key worker reforms amid criticism

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:03am on September 01, 2020

    Qatar on Sunday introduced a $275 monthly minimum wage and simplified the process for changing employers, the labour ministry said, following criticism of its treatment...

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    Xavi recovers from virus

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 09:53pm on July 30, 2020

    Former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez said on Wednesday that he had recovered from the coronavirus, returned home and resumed his duties as Qatari side Al-Sadd’s...

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    Al-Sadd sign Xavi for one more year

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 10:39pm on July 05, 2020

    Former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez signed on as head coach of Qatari club Al-Sadd for one more year Sunday, putting to bed rumours of an...

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    US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:48pm on July 04, 2020

    Washington highlighted the economic potential of a peaceful Afghanistan in talks with the Taliban on Friday as it encouraged the start of talks between warring...

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    No response to Gulf reconciliation effort: Qatar

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 10:46pm on June 06, 2020

    Qatar accused a Saudi-led alliance enforcing an embargo on Doha of refusing to engage with efforts it said were US-backed to resolve a crisis which...

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    Qatar imposes mandatory masks on pain of prison

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:38pm on May 17, 2020

    Qatar on Sunday began enforcing the world’s toughest penalties of up to three years’ imprisonment for failing to wear masks in public, as it battles...

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    23 hurt as Qatar COVID-19 tent clinics collapse in storm

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:07am on May 03, 2020

    Twenty-three staff at a hospital in Qatar were injured when tents being used to boost capacity in response to coronavirus collapsed in a fierce storm,...

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    Gulf’s migrant workforce fears coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:44am on April 01, 2020

    Millions of migrant workers across the Gulf face uncertainty as host countries lock down, employers withhold wages or mull redundancies, and strict coronavirus containment measures...

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    Bangladeshi dies from coronavirus in Qatar

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:06am on March 30, 2020

    A ‘57-year-old Bangladeshi national resident in Qatar suffering from chronic diseases’ died from the COVID-19 respiratory disease on Saturday, the health ministry said on Twitter....

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