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Coronavirus digest: Qatar plans ‘normal’ World Cup in 2022

Qatar is confident that the FIFA World Cup will go ahead as planned after a rapid progress in the COVID vaccine production. And Melbourne has received its first international flight since June. Follow DW for the latest.

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27 Nov
The mood in Germany in the run-up to a football World Cup has never been as subdued. In many pubs, the previously unimaginable is happening: There won't be any soccer matches shown during the World Cup.
27 Nov
Thousands of Nepalese workers have died in Qatar since 2010 on the construction sites of the World Cup. But victims' grieving families are rarely given any compensation by Qatari companies.
26 Nov
Many football fans have already been denied entry to Qatari football stadiums for showing their support for the LGBTQ+ community. However, contrary to viral claims, this was not the case for the German football team. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
3 Dec
London's transport authority banned Qatar tourism ads due to the Gulf state's anti-LGBTQ laws. A spokesperson for Qatar accused London's city's mayor of "virtue signaling" for political points during the World Cup.
28 Nov
World Cup Qatar 2022: Can Senegal go past the group stage?
3 Dec
The 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar is hugely controversial. The allegations range from corruption in the awarding of the tournament to Qatar to harsh criticism of the host nation for its human rights record, and its World Cup carbon emissions.
30 Nov
Senegal are through to the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar after a sensational 2-1 victory over Ecuador. Also, lawyers are striking in Chad over a mass trial of detained anti government protestors, following deadly demonstrations in late October.
1 Dec
On the outskirts of Doha, migrant workers are finally getting to enjoy the World Cup that they made possible. Far from the city's shiny lights, the lives lost and their impact on the event are not forgotten.
11 Dec
German Economy Minister Robert Habeck sees corruption as the only explanation for Qatar getting the World Cup. Qatar's Energy Minister Saad Sharida al-Kaabi has now fired back in an interview with a German tabloid.
9 Dec
Some female fans in Qatar say their World Cup experience feels safer than other tournaments because of a more conservative culture and reduced alcohol consumption.
10 Dec
We've seen a very different kind of fan during this World Cup in Qatar, be it for reasons of cost, travel or even politics. These changes are substantial and it's made for some dramatic changes to the ambiance and atmosphere. One of the most visible effects is perhaps what we saw after Morocco's victory over Spain: a show of immense unity in the Arab World.
9 Dec
Official statements from FIFA, the Qatar Supreme Committee and the Qatari government as authorities say they're probing the death of a worker at a World Cup team base.