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# qatar - Monday 16 June, 2014

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire
# Qatar
# Qatar

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire

Jun 16th 2014, 11:09 AM 23,769 Views 13 Comments

It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.

# qatar - Friday 13 June, 2014

FIFA bans Beckenbauer over Qatar inquiry rejection
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

FIFA bans Beckenbauer over Qatar inquiry rejection

Jun 13th 2014, 6:01 PM 5,747 Views 1 Comment

An international spotlight has fallen on the investigation following allegations reported by the Sunday Times newspaper.

# qatar - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

How many new millionaires were created last year?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

How many new millionaires were created last year?

Jun 11th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,782 Views 35 Comments

There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.

# qatar - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Diego Maradona slams FIFA 'bribes'
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Diego Maradona slams FIFA 'bribes'

Jun 8th 2014, 3:42 PM 4,396 Views 9 Comments

“Those behind them must be held accountable, especially in regards to the latest events related to awarding Qatar the 2022 World Cup,” he said.

# qatar - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Michel Platini hits back at British media's corruption allegations
# Qatar
From The42
# Qatar

Michel Platini hits back at British media's corruption allegations

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:39 PM 3,803 Views 6 Comments

One report suggests the UEFA chief met a Qatar lobbyist in a ‘secret meeting’.

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 17,634 Views 16 Comments

As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.

# qatar - Monday 2 June, 2014

Poll: Should Qatar be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Qatar be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup?

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:45 AM 27,635 Views 134 Comments

The bidding process and organisation of the tournament has been mired in controversy. So is it time to move it?

# qatar - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Former FIFA boss paid millions by Qataris - report
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

Former FIFA boss paid millions by Qataris - report

Mar 18th 2014, 1:22 PM 3,603 Views 5 Comments

The Telegraph said a former vice-president of the organisation appeared to have been personally paid $1.2 million.

# qatar - Thursday 16 January, 2014

'You must be joking': Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'You must be joking': Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit

Jan 16th 2014, 5:53 PM 18,514 Views 84 Comments

Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.

# qatar - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Gilmore insists: 'Ireland always raises human rights issues'
# Gulf Trip
# Gulf Trip

Gilmore insists: 'Ireland always raises human rights issues'

Jan 9th 2014, 2:50 PM 4,676 Views 29 Comments

Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.

The human rights issues which aren’t being discussed on Taoiseach’s Gulf visit
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

The human rights issues which aren’t being discussed on Taoiseach’s Gulf visit

Jan 9th 2014, 9:30 AM 20,256 Views 137 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton have come in for criticism for not raising human rights issues during their visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar – but what exactly are the issues?

# qatar - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states

Jan 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 10,116 Views 125 Comments

Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.

# qatar - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission
# Year Of Jobs
# Year Of Jobs

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission

Jan 4th 2014, 9:01 AM 7,419 Views 108 Comments

They will be accompanied by representatives from almost 90 companies, visiting Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.

# qatar - Thursday 2 January, 2014

VIDEO: Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal is tackled by a corner flag
# Lolz
From The42
# Lolz

VIDEO: Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal is tackled by a corner flag

Jan 2nd 2014, 6:14 PM 4,181 Views 4 Comments

Well, this is embarrassing.

Jese upstages Ronaldo and Zlatan with Madrid winner against PSG
# Glamour Friendly
From The42
# Glamour Friendly

Jese upstages Ronaldo and Zlatan with Madrid winner against PSG

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:27 PM 4,780 Views 1 Comment

The two European heavyweights met in a friendly in Qatar earlier today with the game ending 1-0.

# qatar - Thursday 12 December, 2013

VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap's reunion with Strunz
# Happy Out
From The42
# Happy Out

VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap's reunion with Strunz

Dec 12th 2013, 2:57 PM 28,237 Views 43 Comments

The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.

# qatar - Thursday 28 November, 2013

French footballer denied Qatar exit visa arrives home after 17 months
# Kafala
From The42
# Kafala

French footballer denied Qatar exit visa arrives home after 17 months

Nov 28th 2013, 8:34 PM 5,363 Views 2 Comments

Zahir Belounis says he has no problem with the country, only his former club.

# qatar - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ding dong Blatter open to hearing Qatar's side in worker abuse claims
# Clocked
From The42
# Clocked

Ding dong Blatter open to hearing Qatar's side in worker abuse claims

Nov 8th 2013, 4:08 PM 1,682 Views 2 Comments

‘I have listened to the ding from lots critics and I am going to Qatar to listen to the dong.’

# qatar - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Column: 'Mega events'... the good, the bad, and the downright ugly
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Mega events'... the good, the bad, and the downright ugly

Oct 26th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,778 Views 8 Comments

Multibillion euro sporting events capture world attention and bring large scale benefits to a country or city – but there’s also a darker side to the festivities, writes Feargus Dunne.

# qatar - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Qatar names law firm to probe 'slave labour' claims
# World Cup 2022
From The42
# World Cup 2022

Qatar names law firm to probe 'slave labour' claims

Oct 3rd 2013, 1:51 PM 1,037 Views 4 Comments

The Gulf state insist they’ll probe the claims and compile a report.

# qatar - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Lowry, emigration and Arthur's Day: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Lowry, emigration and Arthur's Day: The week in numbers

Sep 28th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,833 Views 1 Comment

Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?

# qatar - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Football bosses told to worry about Qatar workers - and not just players
# FIFA
# FIFA

Football bosses told to worry about Qatar workers - and not just players

Sep 26th 2013, 10:08 PM 10,800 Views 39 Comments

A recent investigation found that dozens of migrant labourers have died in workplace accidents.

# qatar - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win

Sep 21st 2013, 2:05 PM 1,641 Views 4 Comments

The Uefa President also mocked Sepp Blatter in an interview that will likely cause controversy.

# qatar - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

These Nutella weekly packs will ensure you never run out
# Greed Is Good
From The Daily Edge
# Greed Is Good

These Nutella weekly packs will ensure you never run out

Sep 18th 2013, 1:27 PM 2,361 Views 4 Comments

Looks like it’d last us about an hour.

# qatar - Monday 2 September, 2013

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days
# Russ Finn
# Russ Finn

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days

Sep 2nd 2013, 6:31 PM 4,524 Views 25 Comments

Russ Finn was freed yesterday, his employers Al Jazeera have confirmed. He was held without charge after being arrested with three colleagues last Tuesday.

# qatar - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt
# Arrested
# Arrested

Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt

Aug 30th 2013, 7:46 PM 11,850 Views 47 Comments

Russ Finn was working for broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Cairo. He has been held since Tuesday when he was arrested along with two colleagues.

# qatar - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

FIFA executive brands Qatar World Cup 'a blatant mistake'
# World Cup 2022
From The42
# World Cup 2022

FIFA executive brands Qatar World Cup 'a blatant mistake'

Jul 24th 2013, 5:31 PM 4,799 Views 6 Comments

A bit of sense with this man.

# qatar - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

In first for Arab world, Emir of Qatar abdicates and hands power to his son
# Sheikh Abdicate
# Sheikh Abdicate

In first for Arab world, Emir of Qatar abdicates and hands power to his son

Jun 25th 2013, 8:27 AM 4,770 Views 3 Comments

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, 61, hands over a small but economically strong Gulf state that has punched above its weight in recent years and has become a key role player in Arab Spring uprisings.

# qatar - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

US ‘to hold direct talks with Taliban’ – officials
# Taliban
# Taliban

US ‘to hold direct talks with Taliban’ – officials

Jun 18th 2013, 9:55 PM 9,798 Views 81 Comments

The Taliban has just opened a political office in Qatar, and senior officials believe it’s a step closer to abandoning terrorism.

# qatar - Friday 17 May, 2013

Turkey and US demand Assad stand down
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey and US demand Assad stand down

May 17th 2013, 7:56 AM 4,133 Views 97 Comments

The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.

# qatar - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Assad warns of 'instability' across region if regime falls
# Syria
# Syria

Assad warns of 'instability' across region if regime falls

Apr 6th 2013, 1:34 PM 4,234 Views 90 Comments

Assad has said the fall of his regime would cause a “domino effect” that would lead to years of instability in the Middle East.

# qatar - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Times journalists deny claims Qatar 'Dream League' story is a hoax
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

Times journalists deny claims Qatar 'Dream League' story is a hoax

Mar 13th 2013, 4:46 PM 1,472 Views 1 Comment

It’s been suggested that the newspaper was fooled by a spoof article on website Les Cahiers du Football

# qatar - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Taliban are in 'daily' talks with the US, says president
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban are in 'daily' talks with the US, says president

Mar 10th 2013, 11:11 AM 4,868 Views 26 Comments

Afgahnistan president Hamid Karzai criticised the Taliban for holding the talks at the same time as they carry out suicide attacks that kill civilians and children.

# qatar - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

France Football claims to have evidence that Qatar 'bought the World Cup'
# Qatargate
From The42
# Qatargate

France Football claims to have evidence that Qatar 'bought the World Cup'

Jan 29th 2013, 4:40 PM 11,295 Views 42 Comments

The magazine says the awarding of football’s most prestigious tournament had ‘a whiff of scandal’ about it.

# qatar - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change

Dec 5th 2012, 3:43 PM 1,627 Views 4 Comments

The UN Secretary-General said that it was only fair that the developed world should bear most of the responsibility in fighting global warming.

# qatar - Monday 12 November, 2012

Newly united Syria opposition bids for recognition
# Syria
# Syria

Newly united Syria opposition bids for recognition

Nov 12th 2012, 12:44 PM 2,034 Views 7 Comments

Yesterday a deal was made to form a broad-based opposition structure to take the 20-month uprising forward.

# qatar - Sunday 11 November, 2012

The 13 most outside-the-box places to ever hold sporting events
# Al Fresco
From The42
# Al Fresco

The 13 most outside-the-box places to ever hold sporting events

Nov 11th 2012, 8:13 AM 1,435 Views 1 Comment

It beats the back field for a puck-around.

# qatar - Friday 12 October, 2012

AC Milan deny reports of Qatari investment
# Serie A
From The42
# Serie A

AC Milan deny reports of Qatari investment

Oct 12th 2012, 6:03 PM 658 Views 0 Comments

Reports on Friday stated that Silvio Berlusconi was about to sell 30% of the club he owns to the ruling Al-Thani family.

# qatar - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

FIFA suspend Bin Hammam aide for failure to cooperate with investigation
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

FIFA suspend Bin Hammam aide for failure to cooperate with investigation

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:21 PM 406 Views 0 Comments

Najeeb Chirakal has been punished for his behaviour by world football’s governing body.

# qatar - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Qatar not opposed to hosting winter World Cup
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Qatar not opposed to hosting winter World Cup

Sep 26th 2012, 8:16 PM 873 Views 4 Comments

Hosting the competition in November would mean the club seasons would have to be postponed for over a month.