Sports Minister sacks AFN Technical Director, Sunday Adeleye
Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Sunday Adeleye has become a casualty of an inquest into Nigeria's poor performance at the 2019 World Athletics Championships held in Doha, Qatar.
Qatar energy minister on gas expansion plan, carbon capture
Qatar Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi discusses plans to expand its part of the world’s largest natural gas field. The Persian Gulf state has invited Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Total SA, ConocoPhillips and other “big players” to submit bids to cooperate on the project, Al-Kaabi said Tuesday. He also comments on a carbon capture and storage project in an interview with Annmarie Hordern in London on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress
Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are low.
Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence
The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban.
Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe - judicial source
Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source confirmed to Reuters.
FIFA: Only 32 teams in Qatar World Cup 2022
World football's governing body was hoping to expand the competition to include 48 countries. However, that would have needed another Gulf country to host games along with Qatar, amid deteriorating ties in the region.
Neymar, Mbappe join PSG team mates in Qatar
Neymar and Kylian Mbappe joined their Paris St. Germain teammates for a training session in Qatar.
Qatar says will leave OPEC
The Gulf nation of Qatar's new energy minister said that his country will leave OPEC effective January of 2019. He said that he had informed OPEC of his decision ahead of his announcement.