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Qatar, FIFA, study, 2022 World Cup, expansion

With little enthusiasm, Qatar and FIFA study 2022 World Cup expansion

03 March, 2019 4:02 pm 4:02 pm

MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) – Soccer’s world governing body FIFA and Qatar’s World Cup organisers concede there are challenges and obstacles to expanding the 2022 tournament from 32 to 48 teams but neither is willing to take the idea off the agenda just yet. Friday’s meeting of FIFA’s ruling council decided to “explore this possibility further … Read More

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Theresa May lauds PM Imran Khan’s peace gesture of releasing Indian pilot

03 March, 2019 5:41 pm 5:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – British Prime Minister Theresa May, in a phone conversation on Sunday, lauded Prime Minister Imran Khan for reducing tensions between Pakistan and India. According to reports, PM Imran had spoken to his British counterpart who welcomed his decision to release captured Indian pilot Abhinandan as a gesture of peace. “The Prime … Read More

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Afghan peace, US-Taliban talks, next round, Qatar

Afghan peace: US-Taliban talks’ next round to be held in Qatar today

02 February, 2019 8:11 am 8:11 am

DOHA (Reuters) – The latest round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban will begin in Doha, Qatar on Monday. Taliban political chief Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is participating in the talks despite earlier reports suggesting his absence. The talks will be led on the US side by United States Special Representative … Read More

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PM Imran Khan terms overseas as ‘heroes’ of country

01 January, 2019 10:10 pm 10:10 pm

DOHA (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that those sending money to Pakistan are ‘heroes’ and those doing money laundering are ‘villains’ of the country. Addressing overseas Pakistanis in Doha, Imran Khan said that when PTI government was sworn in, it was just like four wickets down for 20 runs on … Read More

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Taliban second round of talks with US in Doha: sources

01 January, 2019 11:32 pm 11:32 pm

DOHA (92 News) – The Afghan Taliban and US representatives began formal talks in the Qatar after the two sides agreed on a two-point agenda, the sources said. According to the sources, “US officials met with Islamic Emirate representatives in Qatar’s capital Doha. The negotiations will continue tomorrow (Tuesday).” The sources said that the Afghan … Read More

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Sahiwal, Imran Khan, grief, CTD, Qatar

People’s grief and anger on Sahiwal incident justified: Imran Khan

01 January, 2019 1:24 pm 1:24 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the grief and anger of the people of Pakistan on Sahiwal incident is understandable and justified. In a tweet on Monday, he said: “I assure the nation that when I return from Qatar not only will the guilty be given exemplary punishment but I … Read More

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Afghan Taliban conditionally agree to dialogues in Islamabad

01 January, 2019 8:24 pm 8:24 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Afghan Taliban have conditionally agreed to dialogues in Islamabad.  Sources said that Afghan Taliban had refused to directly hold dialogues with the United States of America. The Afghan Taliban have agreed to talks on condition of inclusion of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. “The date for the talks is being … Read More

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FO says India has no role in Afghan peace-process

01 January, 2019 5:08 pm 5:08 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal has categorically stated that India has no role to play in Afghanistan peace process. This was stated by the FO spokesman during his weekly press briefing on Thursday. He said that solution to the Afghan conflict lies in an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process. … Read More

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Pakistan’s Afghan visa policy remains unchanged: FO

01 January, 2019 7:46 pm 7:46 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said on Wednesday that Pakistan’s visa policy for Afghanistan remains unchanged and the visas continue to be issued free of cost. In his twitter message, the foreign office spokesperson said that Pakistan’s Afghan visa policy remains unchanged. “Pakistan’s Afghan visa policy remains unchanged. Pak Missions … Read More

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Qatar’s Al-Attiyah takes early Dakar lead

01 January, 2019 8:02 am 8:02 am

LIMA (Reuters) – Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah led the Dakar Rally after the first timed stage through the Peruvian desert dunes from Lima to Pisco on Monday. The two-times Dakar winner, driving for a South African Toyota team, led Spain’s reigning champion and double Dakar winner Carlos Sainz by nearly two minutes after the 84km opening … Read More

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We can’t stop accountability process in country: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

01 January, 2019 9:09 pm 9:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan alone can do nothing for peace in Afghanistan. Talking to the media after the Turkey tour on Saturday, he said that all countries of the region will have to play their role for peace. The minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s … Read More

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FM Qureshi arrives in Qatar on one day official visit

12 December, 2018 2:33 pm 2:33 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has arrived in Qatar on one day official visit. At the airport, he was received by high officials of the Qatri Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Pakistan Embassy in Doha. During the visit, he will hold meetings with top leadership of Qatar including the prime minister … Read More

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US-Taliban talks’ second round underway in Doha

12 December, 2018 9:24 am 9:24 am

KABUL (Reuters) – Representatives from the Afghan Taliban are meeting US officials in Doha, Qatar on Monday, the movement’s main spokesman said as diplomatic moves toward agreeing to the basis for talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan continue. Zabihullah Mujahid said representatives from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the UAE would also take part … Read More

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Pakistan committed to build mutually beneficial relations with Qatar: PM

11 November, 2018 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces Maj Gen Ghanim bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim on Monday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to the statement of Prime Minister’s Office, both the leaders discussed bilateral ties, trade and other affairs. While talking to Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces, PM Khan … Read More

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Qatar offers 100,000 jobs to Pakistani workers

09 September, 2018 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session in New York. Both dignitaries discussed bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest. Shah Mahmood Qureshi welcomed an increase in the bilateral trade by 53 per cent. … Read More

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