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Qatar, considering, bid, 2030, Asian Games

Qatar considering bid for 2030 Asian Games

09 September, 2019 11:25 pm 11:25 pm

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar is considering a bid for the 2030 Asian Games but has not formally thrown its hat in the ring, a Qatar Olympic Association (QOC) official told Reuters on Monday. The natural gas rich Gulf state, with a population of just over 2.6 million, has used its financial clout to land some … Read More

MPs back bid to block no-deal Brexit amid election haggling

09 September, 2019 11:51 pm 11:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The British parliament on Wednesday voted to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, but he sought an election just weeks before Brexit to free his hands. After wresting control of the parliamentary agenda from Johnson six weeks into his premiership, lawmakers voted 329-300 … Read More

Dutch, upstarts, bid, shock, mighty, US, World Cup, final

Dutch upstarts bid to shock US in Women’s World Cup final

07 July, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

LYON, France (Reuters) – The Netherlands will bid to begin a new era in women’s soccer in Sunday’s World Cup final when they try to stop the all-conquering United States team from claiming a record fourth crown. It is almost a classic David v Goliath clash, although the Dutch did produce a major shock two … Read More

New Zealand, France plan bid to tackle extremism on social media

04 April, 2019 9:11 am 9:11 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – In the wake of the Christchurch attack, New Zealand said on Wednesday that it would work with France in an effort to stop social media from being used to promote terrorism and violent extremism. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a statement that she will co-chair a meeting with French President Emmanuel … Read More