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nology meets humanity. only on al jazeera america. this this pap. welcome to news live doha. a 16-year-old died and she lost her mother and her brother in
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nepal's earthquake. the kindness of a stranger has given one girl new hope. hello. the church military is throwing out allegations, the president of iraq of killing in the north. a tense situation. the turkey government blaming the pkk for an attack on police stations that killed two soldiers. zeina khodr has the latest. >> another attack against turkish security personnel. this time it involved a suicide truck bomb. at least two soldiers were killed with more than 20 injured. authorities are plameblame, the kurdistan worker's party or the pkk. sunday's bombing in the continuing conflict which has
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spilled on to the streets. scenes like these have kurds calling for an end to the military operations. >> we wanted to continue the piece talks as you know there is chaos in kurdistan. who createquated to create in the atmosphere? >> turkey disagrees. it has blamed the pkk for violating a cease-fire and killing a civilian and quote 1 security personnel over recent days terrorists organizations. their messages to us in a declaration of war. the turning point was not when we declared war on july 23rdrd. >> the >> the
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continue. opponents believe he is serving the interest of his close ally turkey. many kurds believe turkey's real agenda is keeping territorial ambitions in check. >> our wonder how turkey comes. >> means they are protecting
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isil. >> the kurds both in iraq and syria may have a long history of internal power struggles but they have been cooperating in their fight against isil. they have been the coalition's forces on the ground. but cracks are now emerging. zheina zheina. >> another night of chaos where more than 200 migrants have tried to get into the channel tunnel which links the country to the u.k. some attempted to break down several levels of fencing which surround the entrances. french riot police responded by spraying my grasped with a chemical irritant the camp known as "the jungel," money collected during the service is said to be going toward a yen rater for the campsite.
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al jazeera's charles stratford sent this from the migrant camp. >> politicians continue to argue as to how to deal with the crisis. the conditions in this camp are utterly atrocious and deteriorate with more and more people coming here all the time. now, everybody we have spoken to is too afraid to go on camera. they do not want to be identified. when you ask them: why this is so important for them to get to the u.k., they all say similar things and they include: the perception that immigration policy in the u.k. is easier than it is in europe. it's easier for them to find a job. they say the wages are better and they say they want to be part of an english language an english-speaking culture. they also say that they will continue despite the risks to try and jump some of these fences get in that tunnel and start what they see as being a better life. ♪
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>> to the war in yemen now and there has been renewed violence in the southern port city of aden. 7 people were killed and more than 60 wounded in land minds planted by houthi rebels. the you hows were drain out of the city by proceed government fors two weeks ago. local fighters including supporters of exiled president hadi have been advancing on the town of zinzibar to present further houthi attacks forces loyal to the president have made advances. ol saturday fighting broke out between houthi forcing residents to flee yemen's third largest city. machine buildings including the homes much civilians were damaged in the vie lenses a 16-year-old girl has died after being stabbed while marching in a gay pride parade in jerusalem. she was among six people wounded
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in an attack on thursday by an orthodox jewish man. stefanie dekker has more from west jerusalem. >> the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu addressed his cabinet where his language remained strong in response to the recent attacks we have seen carried out by jewish extremists. he said israel had a zero tolerance policy when it comes to what he described as despicable crimes. thousands turned out in tel aviv to protest against incitement and violence. one opposition leader said terror is terror period. terrorists are terrorists period whether muslim or jewish. ♪net has vowed to find the killers of baby ally and bring them and the orthodox man who stabbed six people at the gay prayed hereh parade here to justice. we are determined tovite against the phenomena of hate tree extremism and terror from any quarter. it is not a fight of one camp or
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another. it is a matter of basic humanity, basic jewish values that are a guiding light for us palestinians say even though the language has been strong the facts tell a different story. they say the arrestson attack in the occupied west bank is a byproduct of this government's policy of settlement expansion and unless that root cause is addressed and stopped, crimes like these will happen again. they are vulnerable to airstrikes by government forces. some neighborhoods have having to live in darkness just to protect themselves. a report. this is a remote part of aleppo under the control of syrian rebels. only a few shops are open in the market which ones used to be packed with chopper. these days they have few
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buyers. this shop used to sell a lot of prdz but now the owner says they are struggling to stay open. >> the city of aleppo, you rarely see people come to this market for shopping. in the good days it was always stacked with buyers and sellers. shops close early after night fall poo are scared of aerial attacks. they say the regime is destroying everything and a house with the light on gives planes more things to target. it's not just shops and homes. cars on the road drivers flash their lights as they approach rebel checkpoints where they are asked for identification. >> aeppo is dark. when it is nighttime, no one goes out as they will be tard. >> all right on the front lines, this is what the night brings. [ence fighting between syrian reynolds isil fighters and
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regime forces has continued for years. awe are fighting for control rebels say they have made gains in recent days because the turkish military began targeting the strong holds. what was once syria's second largest and brightet city is now a darker shell of its former self. in places in aleppo brave enough to show signs of life at night do it under sonconstant fear of the government that's supposed to protect them. al jazeera. it has been one 00 days since an skwait devastated nepal. at the time an al jazeera team met specialma, an 11-year-old girl who lost her mother and brother when a building clasped on them. she have received helped to go to school in another village. jamil traveled to see how specialma and her family are coping. >> this is 11-year-old
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specialma's morning routine, getting her hair and clothes ready for school with help of her cousin. while she is now used to this routine, this is not specialma's home. she stood with her grandparents and other relatives waiting for her mother and infant brother to be dug out of a collapsed building near her destroyed home. a chinese rescue team found their bodies three days later huddled together. their death devastated the family. her father inconsoable at times took to drinking alcohol. she was left motherless without a home or school. >> an al jazeera viewer saw her story and offered to sponsor her education. now, she lives with her relatives and goes to school an hour away from her village and, more xwovshlth, away from the scene of so much tragedy.
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after the morning assembly she goes to her new class. sitting with her new classmates specialma has adjusted to her new surroundings and light. specialma and her family know this is better for her. being at the school gives specialma a chance many other children don't have: an evening ape from the devastation the earthquake has done to her family and her home. if she was back there, her life would be very different right now. these are the ruins of her house not far from her old school which is condemned. her family lives here now in this makeshift hut made of sheet metal donated by the government and held help by her home. her father sits contemplate what to do next. he has received help for his drinking problem but says he
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will need more help to reconstruct his home. until then this is what the family calls home. cramped with dirt floors and only the most basic necessities. at least it keeps the rain out. the walls are strewn with memories of happier times. her grandmother misses her but is happy specialma is away from all of this. >> she visits occasionally and makes me laugh one has to move on. i feel my son should remarry since my granddaughter is away at school. just can't help crying all the time. >> on another morning, last minute homework is accompanied by a monthly visit from her father. what the earthquake took from both of them 100 days ago left their family with an uncertain future. for specialma, it's a future that at least now looks a little brighter. fez jamil, al jazeera, nepal.
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>> is it i will to come on theprogram, monsoon raids floold myanmar. 150,000 people affected, the government declares a national disaster. new doping claims that will have shaken the world of athletics. coming up.
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helicopter 0. welcome back. a reminder the top stories, turkey's military is denying allegations airstrikes have hit
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civilians. the president of iraq's kurdish region has accused them of killing civilians. furthszer violence in the city of aden. an egyptian court has postponed a verdict in the retrail of three access journalists for a second time. it's now been delayed until august the 29th mohammed is om trial. all three deny charges of supporting the badged muslim brotherhood and spreading false news. peter greste had this reaction from sydney avenues of that postponement. >> none of our lives, the lives of no one who is involved in this can move until we get the
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verdict. everything hinges on that day. for me obviously, it really defines how my life works from here on. it defines what my career is but particularly for berhe ma'am and fahmy, they are free or walks on. it is impossible to look beyond that point. it defines everything. to be in this position where you build up, you say goodbye to your wife and kids as berhar did, not knowing whether you will see them at the end of the day or go back into prison that makes it incredibly tough way to have to live and to have another adjournment, i think, is really difficult. i was talking to them on skype as we watched it and for them too, for the whole family i guess. it's tough you know. as i said, everyone has built up to this moment. it's been such a long fit. it's been a fight that has engaged everyone everyone's energy. its sucked out all of the time
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that anyone in the family has had over the past 18 months. and so, we all thought it would be over today. we all thought we would at least know what the situation was and we would at least be able to plan and move on with our lives. it hasn't happened. for this delay is it's difficult for all. >> u.s. secretary of state who has been on a trip to egypt says the recent nuclear deal with iran will make the region a safer place. john kerry, who met president el sisi has resumed formal securely talks. a wide range of topics including human rights record and the fight against isil. kerry said the key to ending isil's campaign was to stop the recruitment of foreign fighters. >> border security and law enforcement actions are a significant part of the equation.
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but even to keep young people from turning tonator first place we will not be safer. we will be involved in a round-robin, circular repetitive process. >> the top general has been killed in a rocket attack in burundi's capitol. general marimarna is the former intelligence chief and close ally of the president. his death follows months of violence. moses marna is a journalist with the east african newspaper. he said he was seen as the enforcer of the president's policies. >> just last year he was also
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well known a russian air force helicopter has crashed during an air show killing one of the pilots. it happened while thousands of spectators were watching 2 on 0 kilometers east of moss co. the dmonlstration went wrong. the helicopter at the top of the screen started spinning out of control and losing altitude. another 500 people have been stranded after a landslide blocked a highway in the state of uterahand.
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the same heavy monsoon rains have hit myanmar where 27 people have been killed. caroline malone reports. >> reporter: many parties of myanmar myanmar have been submerged in heavy rain and floods and landslides that have followed. people are doing what they can to escape from the worsts-hit areas. mainly to the west and north of the country. awe but one of the areas are acted by flash floods making it hard for rescuers to support everyone. government run shelters have opened to provide temporary homes. tens of thousands of people have been displaced i wanted military has flown in aid. the president we want to visit some of the evacuees in the northwest. its monsoon season in the region
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a groups warn there are people who they have not reached yet. caroline malone al jazeera. >> in hong kong two daughters have donated parts of their liver to save their father's life. it is a medical first using a new surgical technique their livers were were too small, but together by each donating a half they were able to give their father a new one. >> i was in despair because my liver was too small. so my sister agreed to return home from overseas. she was our only hope. >> double donations like this are rare. what surgeons did that wasnique was joining the two halves of
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the liver before giving it to the patient. >> we are literally forming a whole liver into the recipient's body. >> saves a lot of time it is a further breakthrough for a team that regularly achieves medical land marks in liver transplants from living donors. >> the prevalence of hepatitis c in east asia means deliver failure is a serious problem here compounded by a traditional reluctance in chinese society to donate organs. it's men hong kong has become a world leader in living organ transplantation. the family at the center of this medical first is thankful for a successful operation. rob mcbride, al jazeera, hong kong. >> now the world's anti-doping association has described new allegation allegations of suspected drug use as disturbing. al report.
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new access of drug use athletics may be the most along-terming yet indicating blood samples from a third of medal winning athletes at major events were suspicious suspicious. >> wide allegations. i will have that done by the commission as quickly as possible. >> german broadcaster in the sunday times newspapers obtained the results of 12,000 blood tests from 5,000 athletes between 2001 and 2012. 55 goals at the olympians and world championships were won by athletes now under question. >> this is athlete personal data
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and really it should concern every athlete who knows their data is being stored by anti-doping olingsz across world. the investigate reported no irregular tests involving the sports biggest name boldt. he expressed frust station at the sport's i hope ability to move away from scandal. >> it does upset me. pointing fingers and starting speculation. it doesn't help the sport in any way. >> the president of the time period under question is dyak. he will leave his post on august 19th after 16 years in charge to be replaced by either london 2012 chairman sebastian cole or sergey butta who spoke to al jazeera in february. >> we must continue to education
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the question is whether change will be enough to salvage credibility. athletes will face more spotlight than ever at the world championships in beijing in 3 week's time. he lease hollmann al jazeera. following the collapse of peace talks, it is rare for israel palestinian and the jordans to work together. they have found common ground over the jordan river as imtiab taiz reports. >> holding hands in prayer. for years, pilgrims have wadded into the jordan river to connect with the faith. the baptism of jesus christ. israel which occupies the
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palestinian side of this section of the river and jordan have long competed for tourism dollars but now unesco has weighed in and designated the baptist ismal area where the site where jesus is believed to have been baptized a view shared by most christian churches. just the fact that jesus walked here the importance is indisputable t in a rare show jordan and the pal tinnians are working together to try to save it. >> the 251 kill ometer river forms a natural border between israel israeli occupied
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palestine, syria and jordan. al jazeera was given rare access to a military buffer zone where the impact of pollution and water diversion by the surrounding countries is clear to see. over the past 50 years alone, the jordan river has shrunk by around 90%. at a recent conference israel jordan and the palestinians signed a rare agreement to rehabilitate the river by 2050. >> we invited the politicians and decision makers and saw that there was political will. >> that political will ensures that none of the projects strengthen israel's hold that palestinians want as part of their future state. >> peace is on this. this would be helpful to three
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neighboring countries using the sea. >> one to preserve shared religious history for future yenrations on the eastern bank of the jordan river. >> more news on our website, the single biggest group are syrians - tens of thousands of them with their children and little else - will risk this voyage. most often it leads to italy, but that is not where this journey ends of the to better understand what happens after they hit dry land, we joined them on the way through europe.


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