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FIFA set to move 2022 WCup from summer: Blatter


ULRICHEN, Switzerland (AP) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter expects his executive committee to decide soon that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be switched from the searing heat of summer.Blatter told

Qatari wins IOC's top award for women in sports


Lausanne (Switzerland), Jul 1 (AP) A sports administratorwho helped Qatar send its first female athletes to the Olympics received the IOC's top award for women in sports on Monday.Ahlam Salem Mubarak

Sheikh Abdullah to be Qatar’ new PM


Qatar’s state minister for internal affairs is tipped to succeed powerful Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani as prime minister in an expected cabinet reshuffle by the new emir, sources said Wednesday.

Qatar emir 'set to transfer power to son'


Doha: The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, is preparing to hand control of the gas-rich Gulf state to his son, Qatari diplomats and officials said.
A cabinet reshuffle is also expect

22 Indian fishermen arrested off Qatar coast

As many as 22 Indian fishermenwere arrested off the coast of Qatar at Al Ruwais and India's embassy in Doha is in touch with local authorities in the matter.

"22 Indian fishermen in seven boats were

15 Tamil Nadu fishermen languish in Qatar jails

Fifteen fishermen from Kanyakumari are languishing in the Qatar jails for the last two years, according to information reaching here.

Their relatives have complained that the prisoners are unable to

Tata Communications, QTel talk greater cooperation in Gulf


Senior officials from Tata Communications held top-level talks with Qatar Telecom officials to discuss cooperation on prospective projects, especially the Indian company's major global cable network p

Qatar is obesity capital of the world, report

With over half of its population overweight, the world's wealthiest country Qatar is the obesity capital of the world.

The energy-rich Gulf country, which has the highest per capita wealth in the wo

India rejects Qatar price for LNG


India has rejected the price that Qatar is seeking for supplying additional 5 million tons a year of liquefied natural gas, saying that domestic consumers cannot afford the rate the world's largest LN

Taliban suspend contacts with US: statement


The Taliban said on Thursday it had suspended contacts with the United States in Qatar, just days after an American shooting spree left 16 Afghans dead, dealing a blow to hopes of a peace process.


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