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Zuma hosts Emir of Qatar under cover of darkness for fear of protest embarrassment
Zuma hosts Emir of Qatar under cover of darkness for fear of protest embarrassment
Fearing the embarrassment of a hostile march on their front lawn, the Presidency in an unprecedented move, is hosting a state visit at night.
West goes East and boobs
West goes East and boobs
Picasso's Women of Algiers (Version O) is the painting that just keeps on giving to news outlets. The world-record sale of this late...
Hot dissent over Christmas in Qatar
Hot dissent over Christmas in Qatar
Either way, in confirming the 2022 World Cup will start in late November in the tiny Persian Gulf state of Qatar to avoid searing heat, a Fifa task...
Qatar's invisible hosts miss the fun
Qatar's invisible hosts miss the fun
Deep into the second half, Zarko Markovic was enjoying another fine spell: first he beat Brazilian goalkeeper Cesar Almeida on a fast break and then...
Ire as Qatar is named host of athletics champs
Ire as Qatar is named host of athletics champs
Human rights organisations have condemned the decision to award the 2019 World Athletics Championships to Doha and warned that the International...
Why Qatar and the 2022 World Cup are a good fit
Why Qatar and the 2022 World Cup are a good fit
A week into the 2014 World Cup, we have already seen big upsets and disappointments for supporters. But whether it is Spain's early exit or...
Blatter key to Qatar 2022 decision
Blatter key to Qatar 2022 decision
1 – Qatar retains the 2022 World Cup
Qatar to provide R88m for Darfur development plan
Qatar to provide R88m for Darfur development plan
Qatar confirmed on Monday it will provide $88-million to kick-start a strategy for lasting development of Sudan's Darfur, which this year saw...
Football world in a tizz over 2022 Qatar World Cup bombshell
Football world in a tizz over 2022 Qatar World Cup bombshell
Jerome Valcke, the Fifa secretary general, has given the clearest signal yet that the World Cup in Qatar will be moved to November 2022, during a...
Timing issue surfaces again for 2022 Qatar Fifa World Cup
Timing issue surfaces again for 2022 Qatar Fifa World Cup
Fifa reacted swiftly to comments on Wednesday by the international football governing body's secretary...
Welfare rules for World Cup builders
Welfare rules for World Cup builders
The rights group Amnesty International condemned human rights abuses in Qatar, cataloguing the alleged exploitation of migrant workers building the...
Fifa boss defensive over Qatar slavery claims
Fifa boss defensive over Qatar slavery claims
Blatter on Friday acknowledged concerns but saying the football union could not step in.

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