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turkey accuses russia of violating its air space for a second time. n.a.t.o. calls moscow irresponsible welcome to al jazeera live from the headquarters in doha. coming up in the next half hour, israel meets to discuss security measures as tensions continue over access to the holy sites. >> 12 reach agreement on the biggest trade deal after years of difficult negotiations and we meet the nobel
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medicine prize winners whose discoveries help save millions of lives. turkey's foreign ministry summoned the russian ambassador to discuss a second violation of air space by russian jets. russians carrying out air strikes in syria crossed over into its province. n.a.t.o. condemned the incursion and called on them to stop backing them this is the latest russian defense footage of planes returning from air strikes in syria. the grainy silent black and white blooms of light are, or so we are told, bombs successfully hitting targets near homs, idlib and other areas. unsurprisingly, what we have not seen footage of is the violation
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of turkish air space by russian war planes, an incident put down to bad weather. turkey summons russia's ambassador. >> translation: what we have received from russia is this was a mistake. they respect turkey's borders, and it will not happen again. >> it applies to all plains. syrian, russian, elsewhere. armed forces are instructed. >> diplomatic language from the prime minister, but the implication was clear. russian planes could be shot down if they repeat a mistake. the language from n.a.t.o. is blunder. turkey is a member of the alliance, and they were assembled for a meeting on monday. this is an excerpt from their statement:
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n.a.t.o. said russian planes should stop attacking syrian opposition fighters and focus on fighting i.s.i.l., a criticism of russia's general role, not just the turkish air space incident. >> russia does not make the same distinctions as the west. while washington and allies equipped and trained groups seen as moderate alternatives to i.s.i.l., russia's leadership just views the whole lot as terrorists, and moscow says it's prepared to protect bashar al-assad from all its enemies. >> the skies above syria are crowded. u.s., turkey, saudi arabia, canada, qatar, united arab emirates, jordan and bahrain have flown sort ice. >> it's suggested cooperation
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with the united states. >> we spoke about the need in a future for contact between the military. our american colleagues promised to give quick answers to the offers. soon we thu receive this. without cooperation, the risk of a serious confrontation increases. unless the u.s. led coalition or russia compromises on objectives, it's difficult to see how they can stay out of each other's way. >> michael is a scholar of the canon institute, a think tank for the studies of russian affairs. he thinks the actions will give it a greater role. >> here is the thing, unlike other countries in the middle east. russia has a rob oft relationship along many levels. economic, culture, security issues and the caucuses. it's a more - the relationship has more depth to it. the biggest issue is syria, and
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the policy on syria. they are clearly frustrated with russia's intervention. it ruins a lot of their policy, and that of the united states. that so, i don't think the violation of air space plunges the relationship further. hopefully for now they'll play game. whether it forces turkey, united nations and others to do is to reaccess the plan and strategy for syria. i don't think we were approaching a local solution in syria. fundamentally, yes, russia is backing the bashar al-assad regime and the syrian army, of course. >> the majority force is the islamic state, or the al nusra front, which is essentially an al qaeda group. bashar al-assad would lose, they would win. the challenges between russia and the west have been bashar
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al-assad must go. russia can't effect bashar al-assad going, russia is not in power to make him leave. with a direct military intervention, russia is in a better position to determine the fate of syria, and it changes things a bit. russia is not all personally attached. that's clear. russia believes that the syrian army and the syrian - whoever leaves it, is the way forward. that is the core of their position. but in the long term, yes, russia is now in a place where it could affect regime changes. it could agree to a transition away from bashar al-assad, and force them to do it. before, frankly, it couldn't. >> various syrian rebel groups are forming an alliance after six days of strikes. various groups labelled russian actions in syria as an act of occupation. they are calling on regional states to support a united front against russian and iranian
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forces fighting on behalf of the bashar al-assad regime the syrian opposition is concerned that russia's military intervention, the objective is not just to target i.s.i.l., but weaken the opponents of the syrian government. now 41 rebel groups, moderates and conservatives have come together releasing a statement. calling on the states to force an alliance against russia and iran against syria. we are hearing more from opposition groups calling for assistance. for them in their words top confront aggression. powerful forces on the ground. al nusra front, did not sign that document, or that statement. it is not because nusra does not have good relations, it is a main ally of a powerful rebel force in the north of the country. they know nusra is controversial. why? the u.s. listed it has a
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terrorist organization. the fear now - people in the opposition, what they have been telling me is the syrian government and the russian government will use nusra's presence among rebel forces as an excuse to target the opposition against the government of syrian president bashar al-assad. >> the israeli cabinet met to the discuss countries deteriorating situation. tensions have risen after a second palestinian was killed by israeli forces. thousands been protesting. we have this report from west jerusalem. >> a 13-year-old boy shot in another clash between demonstrators and the israeli army and the occupied west bank. this man died while receiving treatment in hospital. the army says it's investigating the circumstances of the dead. a funeral of an 18-year-old
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here. shot dead by israeli soldiers during clashes on sunday, according to palestinian police. >> meself not the first and will not be the last martyr. he died for the sake of the homeland, people and unity. >> in addition to the deaths. 400 palestinians have been wounded by israeli forces. an angry reaction to what is happening in the occupied west bank. >> we call on the palestine authority to stop the security coordination with the israelis. they must free the hands of the palestinian resistance to allow them to defend the people. >> the israeli army announced it captured five palestinians. the killing of hank and his wife sparked off a massive army operation in the west bang. this is what israeli prime minister net had to stay.
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>> reporter: i want not prays the security forces solving the murder. they caught the murderers that shot dead two israelis. we are deploying a heavy hand against terrorism and insighters. >> some insist that the prime minister is not doing enough. members of a right-wing group gathered. shouting insults and threatening to burn arab homes. three are arrested by police, the rest dispersed, but a reminder that passions are running high on all sides. >> 12 countries agreed to the largest strayed deal history, signing up to the trans-pacific partnership. it will cued trade barriers. affecting everything from the prize of cheese. it's controversial and must be ratified. the t.p.p. includes four of
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latin america's open economies. even before details of the agreement are released. many can see it as a blow to trade deals. it's bean hailed as the most modern trade pact ever. >> the main food and vegetable market sollists a large question mark. >> i watch the news every day and i've never heard of it. >> translation: anything that help us us sell products like these abroad are great. i have no idea about the details. >> reporter: that seems to be the consensus - it sounds good, is it too good to be true. inspired by the success of the asian tigers, leaders predict that the t.p.p. will turn their
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countries into the south american pulmars, critics could not agree more and predict farmers and manufacturers about be at the mercy of pacific rim economies. >> before signing up, they are prolific. some worry the strayed agreement goes too far. regulating everything from health services to labour laws, internet access and government investment. in the rest of the reason it is seen as a kiss of death. it is a project pushed by brazil. argentina and venezuela. >> but they have not gotten far. when an opportunity presents itself. they will not wait for the others others. they have global.
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not just regional efforts of trade. >> whether the t b.p. will diversify trade and improve the lives of people here could dependent on the agreement, the details which are a mystery still to come on the program - the blame game over a strake on a charity hospital. u.s. forces asked for air strikes. >> been in the queue three days. >> reporter: three days with your family. >> yes. >> and the refugee crisis tests the limits of an e.u. resettlement plan.
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. >> you're watching al jazeera, a recap of the top stories, n.a.t.o. called on russia to seize violations of air space. russian planes crossed into its territory on sunday the israeli cabinet met to discuss the rising violence in the occupied west bank. monday, a 13-year-old palestinian boy dropped dead. an israeli couple was killed last week. >> 12 countries agreed to the largest trade deal history, siding up to the transpacific partnership. it's highly controversial and must be ratified by each individual nation in yemen, government-backed troops continue the military
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operation towards the capital sanaa. it is held by houthi rebels, as the fighting continues, living conditions are deteriorating. we have the latest. >> unit against the saudi-led air strikes in yemen. these are supporters of shia houthi rebels in sanaa. they say the international community has failed the people. >> translation: we come out to condemn the united nations and human rights for women and children killed in the war. where are they. there's no justification for the attacks targetting women and children. >> yemen has been gripped by violence for months. life for millions has become tough. there are shortages of water, food, medicine across the
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country. >> we are not getting enough cooking gas. we have 200 barrels of gas. what can we do with that. we'll fight over them. we are running out of cooking gas. many stations are out of service. for the time being they have no opportunity but to burn wood. yemen's situation is worth. on the ground, backed by coalition forces. recapturing the entire province is a matter of time. >> thank god we security the road and people are moving along without coming under fire. all is going well. >> thousands have been killed since the start of the war in yemen. the united nations called on all
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sides to find a political way out. >> three car bombs killed 57 people. one happened in the town of cal. >> s. the expression went off. the second blast at a market to afghanistan, where the u.s. says an air striker hit a charity officer. 22 people were tilled in saturday's attack. they were only trying to pass on responsibility. rosalind jordan reports from washington d.c. the u.s. was finding it hard to find how it bombed a hospital. military leaders said u.s. troops near the doctors without
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borders were under attack from the taliban. and called on a gun ship for help. on monday, the commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan said that was not the case at all. >> afghan forces advised they were taininging fire from enemy positions and asked for air sport. they were in call to eliminate the threat and several civilians were struck. this was different from the initial reports. >> 22 people were killed, including hospital workers and children. doctors without borders accused the u.s. of trying to escape responsibility. it goes from collateral damage, and we are here pushing possibility to the afghan's government. we know it's the u.s. military that topped a bomb. >> the hospital was open since
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2011. monday, the u.s. defense secretary offered this: we have been in touch with hem to ensure a full and transparent investigation will be held u.s. pilots fire only to protect troops on the ground. they can only cover when in danger of being overrun by the enemy. military officials will not say why the afghans arrived for air stripes. analysts say they are not sure that they are capable of defending their country on their own. >> we train them to be a checkpoint for us. stop cars, check them, talk to them and provide security by being there, in this area. now that the international troops withdrew from the country, the afghan national security forces don't have the skills and capability to engage in light infantry warfare. >> general campbell can expect
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more questions when he testify's before congress on tuesday. some argue this is why the u.s. should leave afghanistan before the end of 2050. and others argue it's why the u.s. should stay, because the afghans need all the help they can get, keeping their country out of the hands of the taliban the bodies of nearly 100 refugees have been watched up on beaches. 85 were found close to the capital tripoli. it was a point to take the refugees north to europe. >> recep tayyip erdogan accused europe of double standard in its policy of exodus of refugees across the containment. jonah hull has more from serbia, one of the major refugees
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heading for western europe. >> this town one of several on a well-trodden route. overrun by refugees, to get here, most will have crossed the see from turkey, which is why european officials enlisted the help of president recep tayyip erdogan. they want him to improve conditions for those thought to live in turkey. dissuading them from making this perilous exodus. they got turkey taking the moral high ground. hinting that accelerated steps to succession might be the price. >> for more than four years turkey has been opening doors to people fleeing conflict. providing support at the highest levels. we see more recently e.u. countries coming face to face with asylum seekers from syria. turkey is open to all kinds of
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communication at the refugee processing center, they give papers to 4,000 people a day, putting them on to buses to croatia where they'll become someone else's problem. >> how long have you been in this queue? >> three days. >> three days. with your family. >> yes, in this street. >> do you think that many more people are waiting to make this journey, the same journey that you are making? >> of course everyone wants top escape from the war there. >> some countries like serbia, macedonia and greece, improved reception, that they can push people quickly up the line. others like hungary are in open revolt. rejecting a settlement plan that is inadequate to cope with the numbers anyway. >> it may not be pleasant. but it's a system. and it's working. but the capacity of the germany where many of these people want
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to go is not infinite. seeking turkey's help is a desperate measure as the crisis tests to the limit the unity upon which the european union was founded. >> kenya's teachers and student returned to class after a 5-week teacher strike was suspended. a labour court ordered them to run to work. they say they'll resume if talks collapse. the teachers stopped work when the government refused to follow an order to raise salaries by 50%. >> angola's government is understand pressure to explain why it gaoled 15 men. a rights group say that the detainees are prisoners of conscien conscience, but the government claims they were planning a coup. barnaby phillips has more. >> 15 young men, more than 100 days in prison. no charges against them.
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including activists, two who have been protesting for years after what they say is a lack of democratic freedom in angola. >> they arrested in june when, according to friends. they gathered to attack a book. many of them spent weeks in solidary confinement. angola is led by president santos, in charge since 1979. his government says the men in prison were planning a coup, and the attorney-general told state media he's preparing a case against them. >> they were carrying out acts which could have been preparation for the overthrow of the legitimately elected government. >> families of the detainees tried to stage demonstrations. some of these have been broken up by the police. in angola, in theory, the
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constitution guarantees democratic freedoms, in practice it takes courage to protest. >> freedom of expression, assembly association. all is carteled in angola, and what the young people were to do is exercise the freedoms. that has been curtailed. we are calling on the authorities in angola to release them. or bring them before a competent court to try them. >> angola is a country of contrasts. one of africa's leading oil producers, where a few enjoy wealth, most live in squalor. >> the fall in oil prices help the economy. and made the government less tolerant of dissenting voices. on social media family and friends of detainees are speaking out, anxious, they feel they have no choice.
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>> employees at air france protesting against job cuts broke into the airlines headquarters on the outskirts of paris, two managers had to escape after being roughed up. about 100 union activists rushed into the building after breaking down the break. air france klm announced the companies will cut 300,000 jobs by 2017. >> this year's nobel prize for medicine has been awarded to three researchers who made important contributions to its tackling diseases. as caroline malone explains, they have been described as the heroes of the medical world. >> at the institute, they have today awarded the 2015 nobel proiz... >> these three scientists helped to save millions of lives, presenting blindness or disfigure the in other people. youyou tu researched malaria in
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1969. she identified a substance used in chinese made sin, sweet worm wood and tested it with a team and developed it into a globally successful treatment for the disease. there are nearly 200 million new cases of malaria every year. most people who get sick are in africa. >> every year half a million people are dying of malaria. during the last 10 years they have reused it. it's really a big benefit to mankind. >> the other half is shared by japanese biologist. and irish born william campbell who developed the drug, from which medicine has been used to cure river blindness. diseases from mosquitos, flies and parasites affecting millions
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of people. the nobel committee says the breakthrough sees what they have done to make human health and reduce severing is immeasurable. >> for the latest news, analyse and opinion pieces, go to the website at >> baltimore's sandtown neighborhood. the heart of west baltimore, and one of the city's poorest areas. this is where freddie gray grew up -- known to friends as pepper. >> why was his nickname pepper? >> i never heard of pepper being bad for nobody, salt is bad for you, salt will kill you. i never heard nobody dying from pepper, everybody loves pepper. and he was dark skinned, so.