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French builder Vinci to sue over claims of forced labour in Qatar

French construction giant Vinci vigorously denied allegations it had violated the rights of migrant workers helping to build stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and said it would sue the human rights group Sherpa over its claims.

More than 15,000 Fans Visit Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy Brazil 2014 Fan Zone

More than 15,000people have attended the cooled, open-air Brazil 2014 Fan Zone, hosted by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) at Katara, to watch game

65% of 2022 World Cup-related projects over: finance minister

A number of projects, including those pertaining to roads and infrastructure, have been opened in Qatar ahead of schedule.

Gulf crisis will not affect 2022 FIFA World Cup: Qatar envoy to Canada

Qatar's Ambassador to Canada Fahad Mohammed Yusuf Kafood said that the Gulf crisis will not affect Qatar's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Twitter promotes anonymous attacks on 2022 Qatar World Cup

Twitter is cashing in from anonymous attacks on Qatar just as it faces scrutiny over the limited disclosure of information about political advertising in the 2016 U.S. election. Twitter leaders are testifying this week before congressional investigations looking into how social media networks provided a platform for Russian meddling.

Qatar’s long-term supply chain solutions for World Cup 2022 will bypass Saudi-led blockade

Deep pockets and a five-year lead time are keeping Qatar’s dream of hosting soccer’s 2022 World Cup from turning into a boycott-battered nightmare, however, for every challenge that Qatar faces, there are solutions that keep popping up.


Qatar says World Cup plans continue 'as normal'

Qatar's World Cup preparations continue "as normal" and organisers remain confident that stadium construction deadlines will be met, a source close to the 2022 tournament has told AFP.

Qatar says World Cup plans continue 'as normal'

Qatar's World Cup preparations continue "as normal" and organisers remain confident that stadium construction deadlines will be met, a source close to the 2022 tournament has told AFP.

Qatar to spend QR46bn ($13bn) on mega projects in 2017

Qatar will invest up to $13 billion in major infrastructure projects next year, the finance minister said on Tuesday.

Qatar urged to tackle 'culture of consumption'

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Tuesday that the state must tackle its "culture of consumption" as it deals with the decline in world energy prices.In a speech to mark the opening session of Qatar's Advisory Council, HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani also called for the elim


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