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FIFA president Gianni Infantino says COVID-19 measures could still be in place for 2022 World Cup
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino says COVID-19 measures could still be in place for 2022 World Cup

Infantino also suggested FIFA could "concretely" help travelling fans from countries where vaccine rollout has been slow or had not yet begun.

Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller tests positive for COVID-19, say reports
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Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller tests positive for COVID-19, say reports

Mueller would be the third Bayern player to contract the coronavirus in recent weeks, after positive tests for Javi Martinez and Leon Goretzka meant they were unable to travel with the rest of the squad to Qatar.

Afghanistan: At least 14 killed, 45 injured in twin bomb explosions in Bamiyan; Taliban denies involvement
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Afghanistan: At least 14 killed, 45 injured in twin bomb explosions in Bamiyan; Taliban denies involvement

The twin bombing marked the latest attack in Afghanistan, where violence has surged in recent months even as Taliban and Afghan government negotiators are meeting for peace talks

Qatar puts up 'for sale' sign with new property visas, offers permanent residency with $1mn purchase
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Qatar puts up 'for sale' sign with new property visas, offers permanent residency with $1mn purchase

Foreigners can now house hunt in 25 areas of Qatar — mostly in and around the capital Doha — nine on a freehold basis and the rest with 99-year leaseholds

‘Grossly disturbing, offensive’: Australia’s foreign minister condemns internal examination of passengers at Doha airport
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‘Grossly disturbing, offensive’: Australia’s foreign minister condemns internal examination of passengers at Doha airport

The women, including 13 Australians, were examined after a newborn baby was found abandoned at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport

Qatar to host East Zone games for AFC Champions League
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Qatar to host East Zone games for AFC Champions League

The East Zone teams, which come from countries including Japan, China and Australia, will play their remaining matches in Doha from 18 November to 13 December, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said.

Eight killed, 5 wounded in gunfire at mosque in Afghanistan's Parwan province during Ramzan prayers; Taliban denies responsibility
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Eight killed, 5 wounded in gunfire at mosque in Afghanistan's Parwan province during Ramzan prayers; Taliban denies responsibility

Gunmen opened fire in a mosque in central Afghanistan on Tuesday evening, killing eight worshippers breaking their Ramadan fast and wounding five others

Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games
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Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games

Qatari capital Doha hosted the 2006 Games but Saudi Arabia has never organised an OCA multi-sport event

Coronavirus cases rise to 16 in Pakistan; Sindh province sees maximum infections with nine new confirmations
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Coronavirus cases rise to 16 in Pakistan; Sindh province sees maximum infections with nine new confirmations

Pakistan witnessed a sudden increase in coronavirus cases as the number of patients rose to 16, officials said on Tuesday

Coronavirus outbreak: IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till 17 March after Qatar bans entry of Indian nationals
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Coronavirus outbreak: IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till 17 March after Qatar bans entry of Indian nationals

Qatar has temporarily banned entry of people coming from India and 13 other countries in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands of people

America's peace deal with Taliban conditions-based agreement, first step towards political solution to end war, says US Defence Secretary Mark Esper
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America's peace deal with Taliban conditions-based agreement, first step towards political solution to end war, says US Defence Secretary Mark Esper

Mark Esper reiterated that this is an important first step towards a political solution to end the war in Afghanistan

India signs deal with Afghanistan to build roads in Bamyan and Mazar-e-Sharif: Ministry of External Affairs
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India signs deal with Afghanistan to build roads in Bamyan and Mazar-e-Sharif: Ministry of External Affairs

In a series of tweets, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India remains committed to economic and human resource development partnership with Afghanistan

Pakistan wants 'responsible withdrawal' of American troops from Afghanistan, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi ahead of US, Taliban peace agreement
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Pakistan wants 'responsible withdrawal' of American troops from Afghanistan, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi ahead of US, Taliban peace agreement

'Hopefully it will set the tone for peace and stability in Afghanistan', said Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

US, Taliban will sign peace deal today ending 19-yr-long Afghanistan war; Mike Pompeo to be present during signing of agreement
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US, Taliban will sign peace deal today ending 19-yr-long Afghanistan war; Mike Pompeo to be present during signing of agreement

The agreement mapping out a plan for peace follows months of negotiations between the US and the Taliban that have broken down before. The Pentagon has said for months that it is poised to reduce the number of US troops in Afghanistan to 8,600.

Qatar Open: Petra Kvitova overcomes tenacious Ash Barty to set up title clash against Aryna Sabalenka in Doha
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Qatar Open: Petra Kvitova overcomes tenacious Ash Barty to set up title clash against Aryna Sabalenka in Doha

Petra Kvitova edged a seesaw battle with Australian world No 1 Ash Barty 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 at the Qatar Open on Friday to set up a title clash against Aryna Sabalenka in Doha.

Mike Pompeo says US and Afghan Taliban to sign peace agreement on 29 Feb after observing week-long reduction of violence
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Mike Pompeo says US and Afghan Taliban to sign peace agreement on 29 Feb after observing week-long reduction of violence

Afghan, international and Taliban forces will observe the reduced violence period beginning at midnight

Portugal, Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland to play mini-tournament in Doha ahead of Euro 2020
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Portugal, Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland to play mini-tournament in Doha ahead of Euro 2020

At the Euro 2020 tournament, Switzerland are in Group A, Belgium in B, Croatia in D and Portugal in Group F

US reaches agreement with Taliban on violence reduction pact after meeting between Mike Pompeo, Mark Esper, Ashraf Ghani in Doha
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US reaches agreement with Taliban on violence reduction pact after meeting between Mike Pompeo, Mark Esper, Ashraf Ghani in Doha

The deal was struck in protracted negotiations in Doha and was announced after meeting between Mike Pompeo, Mark Esper, Ashraf Ghani

Chinese Table Tennis Association thanks Qatar for providing training facilities in Doha amid coronavirus outbreak
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Chinese Table Tennis Association thanks Qatar for providing training facilities in Doha amid coronavirus outbreak

Asian powerhouse China have won 28 out of 32 golds awarded since table tennis became an Olympic sport in 1988 and QTTA chief Khalil Al-Mohannadi said he wanted to make sure the worlds best would be playing at the Qatar event

India wants Qatar to lower gas price; Gulf nation refuses to reopen existing long-term supply contracts
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India wants Qatar to lower gas price; Gulf nation refuses to reopen existing long-term supply contracts

India on Monday pressed its largest LNG supplier Qatar to lower the price of gas under the existing long-term supply contracts, a request that Doha turned down saying sanctity of contracts is important for the credibility of both sides