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Hulk hits winner for Shanghai SIPG as Guangzhou’s Cannavaro fumes

Doha (AFP) – Brazil star Hulk converted a late second-half penalty as Shanghai SIPG defeated two-time champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2-1 in their Asian Champions League clash on Sunday. It was the Chinese side’s second... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Shanghai, Brazil, Doha, Hulk, Afp, Guangzhou, Shanghai SIPG, Cannavaro, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors


World Cup Host #Qatar Tries to Build Its Way Out of Covid - Bloomberg

World Cup Host Qatar Tries to Build Its Way Out of Covid - Bloomberg It’s pretty much business as normal at Lusail, a half-built metropolis north of Doha’s main corniche. At least 20 cranes dot the dusty skyline as a dozen workers toil on the roof of a hotel site overlooking a new artificial island. Trucks ply around a giant mound of sand.If the coronavirus, global economic squeeze and the future of hydrocarbons are raising questions about the viability of projects across the Gulf, you’d never k...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Gulf, Lusail, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Covid Bloomberg, Host Qatar Tries


Brazilian duo fire Beijing past FC Seoul, Ulsan beat Shenhua

Doha (AFP) – Brazilians Fernando and A Lan scored either side of the break as Beijing Guoan overcame a huge jinx against South Korean opposition with a 2-1 victory over FC Seoul in their Champions... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Beijing, Soccer, Doha, Fernando, Afp, LAN, Beijing Guoan, FC Seoul, Shenhua, FC Seoul Ulsan


Brazilian duo fire Beijing past FC Seoul

Doha (AFP) – Brazilians Fernando and A Lan scored either side of the break as Beijing Guoan overcame a huge jinx against South Korean opposition with a 2-1 victory over FC Seoul in their Champions... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Beijing, Soccer, Doha, Fernando, Afp, LAN, Beijing Guoan, FC Seoul


Kabul explosions: three die in rocket attacks on Afghan capital

Explosions come ahead of separate scheduled meetings between Mike Pompeo, Taliban and Afghan government officials in Doha At least three people have been killed in a series of loud explosions that shook central Kabul, including several rockets that landed near the heavily fortified Green Zone where many embassies and international firms are based, officials said.Saturday’s explosions occurred in densely populated parts of the Afghan capital, marking the latest attack in an ongoing wave of violen...
Tags: World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Kabul, Doha, Green Zone, Mike Pompeo, Mike Pompeo Taliban


Kabul explosions: Three dead in Afghan capital struck by barrage of rocket fire

Explosions come ahead of separate scheduled meetings between Mike Pompeo, Taliban and Afghan government officials in Doha A series of loud explosions have shaken central Kabul, including several rockets that landed near the heavily fortified Green Zone where many embassies and international firms are based, officials said.There were no immediate reports of any casualties, but Saturday’s explosions occurred in densely populated parts of the Afghan capital. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Kabul, Doha, Green Zone, Mike Pompeo, Mike Pompeo Taliban


Kabul explosions: Afghan capital struck by barrage of rocket fire

Explosions come ahead of separate scheduled meetings between Mike Pompeo, Taliban and Afghan government officials in Doha A series of loud explosions have shaken central Kabul, including several rockets that landed near the heavily fortified Green Zone where many embassies and international firms are based, officials said.There were no immediate reports of any casualties, but Saturday’s explosions occurred in densely populated parts of the Afghan capital. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Kabul, Doha, Green Zone, Mike Pompeo, Mike Pompeo Taliban


Australian women say Qatar has not contacted them since invasive Doha airport examinations

Women say they have had no apology from Qatar Airways or government and are considering legal actionWomen who were removed from a Qatar Airways flight and subject to an intimate medical examination, sparking international outrage last month, have not received any individual apologies or been directly contacted by the airline.Passengers on the flight, which departed Doha for Sydney on 2 October, have told Guardian Australia there has been no direct contact with them from either Qatar Airways of t...
Tags: Qatar, World news, Australia news, Middle East and North Africa, Air transport, Sydney, Australian federal police, Doha, Qatar Airways, Guardian Australia


Club World Cup in Qatar rescheduled for February

Doha (AFP) – Qatar will host the coronavirus-delayed Club World Cup, an important test event ahead of the 2022 World Cup, in February, FIFA said on Tuesday. The virus has thrown the sporting calendar into... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Doha, Afp


Berlin's new $7 billion airport has finally opened after 9 years of delays, corruption allegations, and construction woes— see inside

The opening of Berlin's Brandenburg Airport. Maja Hitij/Getty Berlin's Brandenburg Airport opened on October 31 after nine years of delays resulting from faulty construction, design flaws, and corruption allegations. The massive consolidation to the new airport will see Berlin's smaller airports closed in favor of the sprawling new gateway.  EasyJet and Lufthansa operated the first flights into the airport with Qatar Airways inaugurating a new runway on Wednesday.  Visit Business Ins...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, London, Airports, Air Travel, Germany, Berlin, US, Trends, European Union, Features, Flying, Munich, Middle East, Aviation


Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced vaginal examinations of women

Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to invasive vaginal exams after airport workers found an abandoned baby.
Tags: Qatar, Doha


Qatar says those behind search of Australian women at Doha airport committed 'illegal actions'

Following a preliminary investigation the government said ‘those responsible have been referred to the public prosecution office’The Qatari government says those responsible for the intimate medical examinations of women at Doha airport did not follow standard procedures and have been referred to the public prosecution office.Women on 10 flights – including 18 women bound for Sydney – were searched in early October after a newborn baby was found dumped in the terminal. The government on Friday s...
Tags: Women, Qatar, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Doha, Australian foreign policy


Qatar says those who searched Australian women at Doha airport committed 'illegal actions'

Following a preliminary investigation the government said ‘those responsible have been referred to the public prosecution office’The Qatari government says those responsible for the intimate medical examinations of women at Doha airport did not follow standard procedures and have been referred to the public prosecution office.Women on 10 flights – including 18 women bound for Sydney – were searched in early October after a newborn baby was found dumped in the terminal. The government on Friday s...
Tags: Women, Qatar, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Doha, Australian foreign policy


Qatar Apologizes for Airport Strip Searches and Pursues Charges

The government called the invasive examinations of women on 10 flights at Doha’s airport this month “wholly inconsistent with Qatar’s...
Tags: Qatar, Doha


NZ slams Qatar as citizen revealed as victim of intimate Doha airport examination

Foreign ministry says pelvic examination of woman was ‘completely unacceptable’ and a full report is being soughtNew Zealand has revealed one of its citizens was among the women subjected to invasive pelvic examinations at Doha airport, labelling the action “completely unacceptable”.“We were extremely concerned to learn ... that a New Zealand national was involved in the appalling incident involving female passengers on several Qatar Airways flights,” the foreign affairs ministry said in a state...
Tags: Qatar, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, New Zealand, Doha, Nz, Qatar Airways, soughtNew Zealand


Two British women subjected to Qatar strip-search ordeal, UK confirms

Doha incident has already become major scandal in Australia with 13 of its citizens affectedTwo British women were among a group of travellers subjected to compulsory intimate medical examinations while flying through Qatar in early October, UK authorities have confirmed.British diplomats have formally complained to Qatari authorities and Qatar Airways about the strip-search examinations, described as “absolutely terrifying”, and sought assurances they will not be repeated. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Australia, Qatar, UK News, World news, Australia news, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, Air transport, Airline Industry, Doha, Qatar Airways


Australian MPs pull out of dinner with Qatari ambassador over Doha airport incident

Members of security and intelligence committee snub invite in protest at invasive treatment of women before flight to SydneyAustralian politicians from the major parties have pulled out of a formal dinner at the Qatari ambassador’s residence in protest at the invasive treatment of women at Doha airport.Members of parliament’s security and intelligence committee have taken the stand as political pressure grows for the government to strengthen its response to the compulsory medical examination tra...
Tags: Human Rights, Women, Qatar, Australia news, Middle East and North Africa, Coalition, Australian politics, Sydney, Labor party, Canberra, Doha, Penny Wong, Marise Payne, Australian foreign policy


MPs turn down invitation to dine with Qatari ambassador over Doha airport incident – question time live

Andrew Hastie and Anthony Byrne release statement on behalf of security and intelligence committee rejecting dinner invitation. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 4.23am GMT If you saw a few photos of MPs wearing red ribbons - it is in honour of the Daniel Morcombe foundation - tomorrow is t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Doha, Kevin Rudd, Daniel, Andrew Hastie, Anthony Byrne, Daniel Morcombe, Coronavirus


Qatar to investigate 'invasive' exams of women at Doha airport

Australia has expressed anger over the airport incident which had aimed to check if women had given birth.
Tags: News, Australia, Qatar, Doha


Qatar to investigate 'invasive' exams of women at Doha airport

Australia has expressed anger over the airport incident which had aimed to check if women had given birth.
Tags: News, Australia, Qatar, Doha


Morrison criticised over Australia's response to 'appalling' medical examinations in Doha

The PM is asked why Dfat has not spoken to any of the women and why there’s been no direct ministerial contact with the government in QatarScott Morrison has brushed off claims his government was slow to act in the three weeks after it learned Australian women were subjected to a compulsory intimate medical examination at Doha airport.The foreign affairs minister, Marise Payne, on Wednesday confirmed she had not had a direct conversation with the prime minister about the 2 October incident. Cont...
Tags: Australia, Qatar, Australia news, Australian politics, Airline Industry, Scott Morrison, Doha, Morrison, DFAT, Marise Payne, QatarScott Morrison


Qatar 'regrets any distress' after women subjected to medical exams at airport

The government of Qatar has said it "regrets any distress or infringement on the personal freedom of any traveler" after it was revealed that at least 18 women from 10 different flights were subjected to compulsory intimate medical examinations following the discovery of an abandoned infant at Doha international airport.
Tags: News, Qatar, Stories, Doha


Australian PM calls Doha airport incident 'unacceptable'

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison responded to an incident at Doha Airport where more than 18 women were subjected to compulsory intimate medical exams after a newborn was found abandoned in a trash can. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Scott Morrison, Doha, Kristie Lu Stout, Doha Airport


Michaelia Cash grilled about business grant scheme where funds flowed overwhelmingly to Coalition seats – politics live

Melbourne lockdown lifted as Victoria records two Covid cases and two deaths. Senate estimates looks at Australia’s response to Doha airport incident. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 7.22am GMT Speaking of China, Andrew Hastie MP, the chair of the joint parliamentary intelligence and security committee, has just...
Tags: Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Chinese communist party, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Doha, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Josh Frydenberg, Vic, Chisholm


Qatar 'regrets any distress' after women from 10 flights subjected to compulsory medical examinations at Doha airport

The government of Qatar has said it "regrets any distress or infringement on the personal freedom of any traveler" after it was revealed that at least 18 women from 10 different flights were subjected to compulsory intimate medical examinations following the discovery of an abandoned infant at Doha international airport.
Tags: Qatar, Cnn, Doha


Qatar 'regrets any distress' after women from 10 flights subjected to medical exams at Doha airport

The government of Qatar has said it "regrets any distress or infringement on the personal freedom of any traveler" after it was revealed that at least 18 women from 10 different flights were subjected to compulsory intimate medical examinations following the discovery of an abandoned infant at Doha international airport.
Tags: News, Qatar, Stories, Doha


PM names new high court justices as Porter say war crimes investigation 'detailed and extensive' – question time live

Melbourne lockdown lifted as Victoria records two Covid cases and two deaths. Senate estimates looks at Australia’s response to Doha airport incident. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.30am GMT Over in estimates, Dfat officials say they were last able to visit Australian writer Yang Hengjun - who is detained in ...
Tags: Australia, Senate, China, Australia news, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Doha, Anthony Albanese, Josh Frydenberg, Porter, Guardian Australia, Vic, DFAT


Qatar to investigate 'invasive' exams of women at Doha airport

Australia has expressed anger over the airport incident which had aimed to check if women had given birth.
Tags: News, Australia, Qatar, Doha


PM names new high court justices as Porter say war crimes investigation 'detailed and extensive' – politics live

Melbourne lockdown lifted as Victoria records two Covid cases and two deaths. Senate estimates looks at Australia’s response to Doha airport incident. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.24am GMT Queensland health authorities have identified covid virus in the Ipswich waste water That’s where the most recent clust...
Tags: Australia, Senate, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Ipswich, Doha, Cairns, Anthony Albanese, Josh Frydenberg, Porter, Vic


Qatar scandal: do the women subjected to medical examination at Doha airport have any legal options?

Experts say authorities may agree to provide compensation to avoid criticism of human rights record Qatar expresses ‘regret’ after women from 10 flights taken for medical examinations at Doha airportAustralian women who were subjected to a compulsory intimate medical examination at Doha airport may have limited options for redress unless the government of Qatar agrees to provide compensation to avoid protracted public criticism of its human rights record, an international law expert has said.The...
Tags: Human Rights, Law, Qatar, Australia news, Middle East and North Africa, Airline Industry, Sydney, International criminal justice, Doha, Qatar Airways, Hamad, Law (Australia