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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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    Nine Qatar World Cup workers die in 2019

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 02:00am on March 12, 2020

    Nine labourers on World Cup 2022 projects died in the past year, Qatari organisers said Wednesday, stressing that none of the deaths were a result...

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    US, Taliban sign deal to wind down Afghan war

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:11am on March 01, 2020

    The United States signed a landmark deal with the Taliban on Saturday, laying out a timetable for a full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14...

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    Qatar says talks stall with Saudi to defuse Gulf crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:21am on February 17, 2020

    Talks between Doha and Riyadh to resolve a two-year regional spat have stalled, Qatar’s foreign minister said, after a flurry of diplomacy late last year...

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    Qatar scraps unpopular exit permits for domestic workers

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:07am on January 17, 2020

    Qatar scrapped mandatory exit permits for migrant domestic staff and other groups on Thursday, as part of efforts to boost rights for guest workers amid...

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