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two palestinian teenagers are shot dead in the occupied west bank. u.n. chief ban ki-moon is calling for calm. welcome to al jazeera. here from doha, in the next half hour... ..a new prime minister and a new foreign policy. justin trudeau sells president obama that he is withdrawing canadian fighters from i.s.i.l.
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and iran a clean up under way in the philippines as the death toll rises to 26 two palestinian teenagers have been shot dead in the west bank. that brings the death toll to five in the past 24 hours. for two weeks there has been daily clashes between israeli soldiers and palestinians. 50 palestinians and nine israelis have been killed. dozens of extra checkpoints have been added in, and search powers. protests against israeli occupations were triggered by concerns over access to the al-aqsa compound. the u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon is in jerusalem calling for calm. andrew simmonds reports from the
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west banks. >> reporter: the grim aftermath after what is called an attack on sold years. -- soldiers. two people shot dead, a soldiers injured. this an a day of attacks and protests on the streets of the occupied west bank. 10 minutes drive from ramallah where ban ki-moon is meeting the president, this is the message from the youth. goading each other. it's potentially a lethal cat and mouse game. soldiers versus protestor in the west bank. this woman, who left her children at home says throwing stones is the only way to express herself. >> this is not real life. it's not life only for israelis, palestinians, if you are palestinians, you have no right.
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you have no right to travel. you have no right to have hope in this right. large crowds of demonstrators clashed with police. now driven back to the separation line. so with a barrage of tear gas, the israeli army holds its ground. this is the spot protesters were trying to get to. one of landmarks of occupation. the tear gas barrages were relentless, and the bullets battered with a cause of bullets. the protesters hit back. there were only a few that broke through, one with a molotov cocktail. it landed besides the al jazeera
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tripod. we managed to move a meter away before it ignited. the man responsible made a run for it. soldiers fired rounds, one hitting a leg. these young palestinian cans continue the protest every day and every night. they say they'll never give up it seems the u.n.'s calm has not had impact. a strike has been called in hebron on wednesday. stephanie dekker has more. >> the u.n. secretary-general's visit, significant in the sense that it shows a heightened concern about what is happening here. i don't think we expect changes on the ground to happen from his visit. he'll meet with the palestinian president mahmoud abbas on wednesday. but he has been meeting with the israeli prime minister. they issued a joint statement. this is some of what they had to
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say. >> israelis and palestinians stand on the brink of another catastrophe, period of violence. we need to stop it escalating into conflict, with regional implications. we must create conditions for meaningful negotiations, that will end the occupation and realise the aspirations of both people's. >> in the face of terrorism, israel is acting as any democracy would to defend its citizens. we are not using excessive force. if the international community wants to end the bloodshed and the violence, i believe it must affirm commitment to the status quo on the temple mount, it must support israel's right to defense, and must hold president mahmoud abbas accountable for his dangerous words.
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>> that goes to show the polarization when it comes to when you listen to what the israeli narrative is, and the palestinian narrative. what is significant is the visit of u.n. secretary of state john kerry, in germany expected to meet the israeli prime minister there. he'll meet with president abdullah. key to that, prayer access to the al-aqsa mosque compound. it is something that is triggered the wave of violence that we have seen. concern amongst palestinians, that israel wants to change the status quo, allowing them to pray on the site. increasing the rights to access the site and inflammatory rights from members of the cabinet.
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israel says it has no intention of changing the status quo. the key question is how does the diplomatic push translate to confidence on the street to quell a sensitive and volatile situation. canada has a new prime minister and a foreign policy prime minister. justin trudeau says the victory proves that canada had to reclaim its identity. >> reporter: his stirring election victory behind him. justin trudeau is getting ready for government. first a rally to thank supporters that gave him his majority. among the promises that he made, a withdrawal of fighters aircraft by the u.s.-led bombing campaign in i.s.i.l. and syria. >> i spoke with president obama, we talked about canada's continued engagement as a strong
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member of the coalition against i.s.i.l. i committed that we'd continue to engage in a responsible way. he understands the commitments made around ending the combat mission. >> mr justin trudeau didn't say when he may be able to bring the war planes home. much negotiation lays ahead to keep the promise. as well as improving relations with the united states. >> today... >> stephen harper committed canadian fighter jets to the u.s.-led air campaign, justin trudeau said canada shouldn't be in combat, but providing humanitarian aid and training. as a spokesman welcomed the result. it was clear that the president obama administration did not want changes. >> they made an important contribution and we are appreciative of them lending their their talent and skill and expertise to that effort. we hope that we can continue to
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count on their ongoing support for this important mission. >> reporter: as world leaders tweet congratulations to mr trudeau and the world's media watches, foreign policies, climate change and others are looming large. there are two questions you can imagine - one is do you mean you don't want to help us what i.s.i.l., and do you expect to do anything on keystone xl and the export more generally. he is in a tough spot. >> reporter: mane canadians voted. he promised matters. in every area of engagement. there are tough decisions ahead the u.k.-based syrian
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observatory for human rights said 300 have been killed in air strikes against syria. a third of victims was civilians. russia and the u.s. agreed on rules and restrictions tro proesent accidents. both are conducting bombings in campaign. rosalind jordan has the details now from washington d.c. >> reporter: washington u.s. military officials signed a memorandum of understanding spelling out hour their aircraft can interact or not interact. as far as specifics are concerned, the russians don't want the details out. it's not clear whether it's for security or political reasons at home. that said, the u.s. and russia will not coordinate air provisions against i.s.i.l. targets inside syria, and the syrian government is not a party to the deal. that said, there'll be some level of communication between the russians and the u.s.-led
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coalition as they car yi out their operations in syria. there'll be a reiteration of the so-called rules of the road or rules of air space basically reaffirming that russian and american pilots are going to practice good airmanship. that they are going to behave in a way that does not pose a threat to the other side. the fear, of course, here in washington, is that some sort of lack of communication could lead to a mid-air collision or confrontation, something that the u.s. did not want. even though they are not reducing details, they are pleased that the agreement has been signed in the philippines a clean-up has begun in areas hit hard. the tropical storm made land fall. 26 were killed. 3,000 others forced into
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evacuation centers. wayne hay has more. >> the storm is off the northern coast of the island of luzzan. but the effects are felt in many areas, in the formality of heavy rain. it's lighter, less intense. some areas still experiencing the rain fall. here, the rainfall was huge. in a 20 hour period, it received two months worth of rain. remarkably it coped very well. there was some flooding, but the water has receded. while the effects of the storm are diminishing the danger level is there, and the biggest danger at the moment is the threat of landslides. this is a mountainous part of the country, because so much rain fell. there's a danger that we could see the land sides occurring. the government is busy trying to get people in evacuation centers not to rush back to their homes.
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if they live in the danger areas, rather they stay in the evacuation centers for longer. so they do not go home and put themselves in danger should the land slides occur. >> still to come, slovenia sends help to the border to help refugees find safe haven. and rebuilding lives after boko haram attacks in nigeria.
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welcome back, a reminder of the top stories. israeli security forces shot dead two palestinians, accused of trying to stab soldiers in the occupied west bank. palestinian leaders called for a strike in a show of solidarity for the victims. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon is in jerusalem calling for calm. >> the new prime minister elect justin trudeau says his election victory proves his country is back on the world stage. canada plans to withdraw fighter jets from the coalition fighting i.s.i.l. and the iraq and syria clean up operations in the philippines after the tropical cyclone hit. 26 people have been killed. u.n. refugee says half a million reached greece.
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it was described as a milestone and a spike in numbers arriving. many tried to reach europe. a total number crossed the med terrainium, 6 -- mediterranean. 643,000. more than 3,000 died. of those arriving in greece, head to macedonia and serbia. the goal, for most, after hundreds of miles of walking is to reach germany. >> slovenia's parliament passed legislation giving the the army power to help police guarding the border. many are desperate to continue their journey to austria. >> reporter: their progress has been hampered by bad weather and official restrictions. pressures of numbers reached critical mass. more than 2,000 men, women and children gave up waiting and
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extremed down the hill. >> we told them we can't to go. we don't want anything. just we want to go, to complete our journey. >> austrian soldiers and police strung a barrier across the road. translators used megaphones to appeal for calm. as the pressure grows, so does the inpatients. this group walking down the street. they are not registered. pushing their way through, you can see the authorities have difficulty maintaining order. the breaking point, an arrival on tuesday, with the campest hosting 2,500 people. until then charities, and others combined to provide food and warm closed. >> these people came to my
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heart. i emptied my closet. i took all the children's stuff. i have a small child. and bring them here, bought them here to help people because they are wet. >> slovenia, a country of 2 million people says it cannot cope as the numbers arriving from croatia outstrip the numbers allowed onward to austria, in response, slovenian police reinforced their capabilities. austria denied restriking numbers. and police say they are protesting refugees as quickly as it allows. >> we want them to have aid, food, so that they can sleep somewhere in austria, and there's no limitation of the people we get from slovenia. we need a correct - all the
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correct form. >> correct procedure. >> correct procedure to get them. this is the problem. >> the police don't lack compassion, but it seems the system cannot keep up with the reality. >> for this group. the journey is almost over, they are boarding coaches, they'll be taken into austria once they are processed for their preferred place, germany. >> colleagues of a british journalist found dead at an istanbul airport are calling for an inquiry. turkish police released this footage. she is seen on the left of the screen with a backpack. circumstances of her death are unclear. turkish media reports say she was found hanged. susan hitchin son is a colleague from the australian national university and doesn't believe the reports of suicide. >> it's heart-breaking. jacky was a professional, a
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passionate woman and a dear friend of mine. she's a great loss to advocacy, a human rights defender working on women's rights in wore on conflict. a great loss to human tip. >> i don't believe the statement around her having hanged herself by her shoelaces in a toilet cubicle, i don't believe that is it plausible. i hope we can get an independent inquiry into the circumstances of her death, and that can be transparent britain's queen elizabeth welcomed xi jinping, the first visit in 10 years. xi jinping is negotiating trade deals. we have this report from london. >> reporter: britain rolled out the red carpet for president xi treating him to a procession
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through london, and a royal gun salute by tour bridge. at the start of the visit. she was given the rare honour of addressing both houses of parliament. >> parliamentarians are the cream of a society. i bid you well as we chinese say, to skill higher, to see further. i hope you will continue to promote the u.k.'s relations with china, strengthen friendship and support cooperation. i hope you build a bridge of understanding and cooperation to create a brighter and promising future for our bilateral ties. >> a largely ceremonial days before the two sides get down to business. the ministers expect xi jinping to endorse $45 million in deals. as they look for cash, trail links and power stations. >> there'll be big announcements, i have no doubt in terms of energy, infrastructure, health and
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finance. a wide range of sectors, it's a chance for him and a big team of ministers to engage with us at lots of different levels. but not everyone wants a closer relationship with china, protesting outside buckingham palace were human rights groups anxious that the u.k. is putting money before morals. >> in the last few years since assuming the presidency, there's an alarming situation in human rights. there's a crackdown on human rights activists, lawyers, critics. several hundred have been arrested. many do not have access to lawyers. >> rounding off the ent on tuesday. a banquet in buckingham palace, where talks of human rights is unlikely to be a topic of communication. >> president xi will visit a football club and make a trip to manchester. where david cameron hopes ta make a joint announcement into a
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venture. both sides hope that these few days could mark the beginning of a golden era in their relationship nigeria's government started rebuilding communities in the north-east that have been destroyed by boko haram. this is happening while the armed group conditions to attack villages and towns. armed idris reports, 100km from maiduguri. >> this is a community trying to get back on its feet. brick by brick. every government building in this town has been destroyed. schools, police, homes and hospitals. they have been attacked. those who can have left. many still call it home. 8-year-old and his family live in a distraught government building, displaced by war and desperate. >> translation: boko haram
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destroyed my home. members of mine family have been killed or displaced. i don't know where else to go or what else to do. the government is planning to spend 5 million reconstructing the town. they hope the money trickles down to them. bombs are exploding. >> boko haram attack the town destroying most of it. it's not only the community riching to rebuild. the government is pouring millions into infrastructure, that could be the target of boko haram attacks. >> the damage to infrastructure is massive. with more than 75% of the state requiring help. governments spending hundreds of millions on reconstruction. it's clear it's not enough. >> the amount of damage down is
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huge. this is not the first time. they are starting anew. military commanders say troops will provide a level of security. >> we have much, more confidence by deploying a truce, but i - a morality. okay. we cannot be part of this. however, we can be in the most - in the nearest. >> reporter: peace and confidence is returning to some areas. this is on a major transit route for fighters. and towns people know one attack is all it takes to erase all that is done. >> reporter: mexico has agreed to relaunch an investigation
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into the disappearance of 43 students more than a year ago. the government is giving a group of independent experts time to widen their inquiry into an apparent death. they have blocked the group from questioning troops about the case. >> one of south america's oldest tribes is boycotting the first of world indigenous games in brazil. the event is ignoring the suffering of its own people. we have the story. >> reporter: in brazil's region on the border with paraguay. these people are not practicing for the upcoming world indigenous games, they are getting ready to fight for their ancestral land. >> translation: brazil is throwing a party to cover up what they have done to us.
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how can we think of going to the games when we have to fight for the land and now our dead. >> sacred call view, it's among the moment valuable. they have been displaced by external actors. spanish and portuguese conquerers, missionaries and sugar cane farmers. >> we will not leave this land, we let them take our land once. we will not sacrifice our identity again. we are not from paraguay or any other place but here. we have been on the land for a long time. >> they are one of three tribes that make up the larger people. occupying land between brazil and paraguay. land disputes were made more complicated by the government, by white settlers. recent efforts to reach a
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solution fell short. >> in 2005, then the president recognised this land as belonging to these people. the initiative was blocked by a group of farmers that that claim to the land also. a decade later. they said they can wait no longer. one of the main leaders was killed, a shot to his cheekbone. five years earlier his brother too was killed. to date no one has been held social for either death. >> we can't accept any other land as part of a deal. this is the land where my brother, grandmother, great-grandmother are buried. if we don't get out of the this alive. they won't either. >> reporter: they are intent on remaining in their land, armed only with bows and arrows, a clash with the brazilian national guard may be fatal.
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a day ahead of the world indigenous games, this confrontation could be something the brazilian government can ill afford. quick reminder, you can keep up to date with the latest news and analysis on the website at it's the city is down. i'd like the health to get better. >> i'm working, surviving without being to be street. >> deconstructing. >> we're giving individuals reasons not to commit this act. >> since april 22nd, took the opportunity to show the bad side. but the young people that i'm seeing they want a chance to turn that around. >> baltimore is my aed