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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Doha

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# Doha
Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar
Irvine and O’Reilly march on in pursuit of medals.
# Preview
Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs
Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.
# Cringe
BeIN Sports' tour of Richard Keys' house is a little too Alan Partridge for comfort
The presenter invited the TV station into his luxury home.
# Diesel engine
4 years after taking up running, Orna Dilworth will represent Ireland at the 50km world championships
Sometimes, a marathon just isn’t long enough.
# Qatar
Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire
It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.
# Philippines
Filipino ambassador warned about typhoon devastation - last year
Speaking at a UN conference last year, the Philippine envoy makes a tearful plea for action on climate change.
# Taliban
US ‘to hold direct talks with Taliban’ – officials
The Taliban has just opened a political office in Qatar, and senior officials believe it’s a step closer to abandoning terrorism.
# Syria
Syrian opposition in disarray as leader attempts to resign
But matters were confused by the Syrian National Coalition’s refusal to accept Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib’s resignation earlier today.
# Climate Change
Doha talks hope to agree follow-up to Kyoto emissions deal
The Kyoto protocol – the only binding international deal on emissions – begins to expire this year, with no successor in place.
# Qatar
13 children dead in Qatar shopping mall fire
Nineteen people were killed in the blaze earlier today, and another 17 were injured.
# Road to...?
Olympic bidding race down to three
Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?
# Olympic Games
Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host
The Italian PM has pulled the plug on the country’s 2020 Olympic Games bid.
LIVE
Libyan rebels to ask Qatar summit for more intensive attacks
A summit in Qatar will see Libyan rebels appeal to NATO forces to take more swift and decisive action to oust Gaddafi.
# Opening Drive
Tee-Off: Goosen sets the early pace in Qatar as Kaymer struggles to find form
The world number two has yet to hit his stride as he attempts to leapfrog Lee Westwood with a win at this weekend’s Qatar Masters.
# Shop Talk
'Bryan Robson never used to cry' - Alex Ferguson reflects on the modern game
Look who the Manchester United manager relaxed with at the Argentina versus Brazil game.