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in the next episode of science in the golden age i'll be exploring the contributions made by scholars join the medieval islamic period in the field of medicine. science tend to be a good subject to bring different people from all over to work together. to such a magical good the more i learn about the more i respect science in a golden age with professor jim at this time. a call for help bangladesh is prime minister for past a loss for more support from the united nations as a country set up camps for the. and this is a long way from london also coming up the u.n.
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demands an investigation after security forces in the democratic republic of congo opened fire on protesting refugees people are killed. an eighteen year old is arrested in the u.k. following friday's two bombing the same more people could be involved and mark them as barcelona hosts a murderous political demonstration in favor of an independence vote. bangladeshi setting up camps to how is the more than four hundred thousand refugees who fled to the country from neighboring. the range of muslim refugees are fleeing a violent miniature crackdown that has seen their villages bent down and hundreds killed on that as she promised to shake a scene or will use a speech at next week's un general assembly to do more international help to deal with the crisis she's also expected to request more pressure reports on the me
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among government reports emerged last week that he has been planting land mines targeting since the explosions have been reported among those dead and injured a number of bangladeshi citizens reports from southeast bangladesh. on the bottom of this side of the north river a rustic life shattered by events in a foreign land. remembers how proud his younger brother was when he bought his first house. so when the animal wandered off his brother went to find it. suddenly i heard this huge explosion and i saw people come running they were running away from something i went to see what happened and saw some people carrying him he was in pieces. brother had chased the cow over the poorest border into myanmar and stepped on a landmine he lost
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a leg and is in hospital fighting for his life just behind me beyond that dirt path is the enough river border between me and maher in bangladesh just a few thousand feet away from the home of mohammad hussian over there you can see several cows crossing back and forth between the river as they graze the myanmar army has been accused of planting the mines to stop ruin your refugees fleeing what the united nations has called ethnic cleansing about half a million rohingya are estimated to have entered bangladesh in the past month some of them are fighting back and this bangladeshi man witnessed a strange sight a little to well. i was walking along here for the border when i saw were running a man or something in his hand or what it was he said he talks of. the developments across the border have caught many villagers here of guard once
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a setting that provided a scenic view for a moment the mountains of myanmar are now a source of dread marrs that are all dizzy or to brew bangladesh. the united nations refugee agency is calling for an investigation after thirty six refugees from burundi were killed by soldiers in neighboring democratic republic of congo al-jazeera as malcolm webb has covered the story of burn this refugees extensively he reports from across the border in uganda. they came here to the democratic republic of congo for safety the u.n. says refugees died following a protest demonstrators clashed with soldiers and dozens were killed and injured. we were informed that the leaders around here they would not let the refugees stay here and even get into the camp as the only option was to go back to britain where we are afraid we could be killed. the u.n. says the demonstration was against the expulsion of two poor indian refugees they
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live among host communities in the eastern town of come and. sisters. but i don't know the story. well. even today we can bring. these political crisis began in april twenty fifth and president p.f. and currently they launched his bid for a third term in office opposition and rights groups say it was illegal and unconstitutional what started with street protests in the capital later became violent conflict across the country. the government accused of extradition killings and torture to silence critics things it denies. four hundred thousand people left the country because of the violence most of them live in camps like this one in tanzania both government agents and armed opposition have been accused of operating
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within the camp. about forty thousand refugees are in congo where the incident took place their circumstances are not clear we have heard about it just after it happened yesterday a team more than partners is also had gone to the place also to treat the many injured including very severely injured this circumstances we heard that there was a confrontation with the armed forces and shooting on twitter minister of external relations called for clarification about what happened but for those who already lost loved ones. malcolm webb. uganda. british police say they are keeping an open mind about whether more people were involved in friday's bomb attack on a london underground train searching
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a home southwest of london after arresting an eighteen year old man in the departure area of the southern port of dover a strong police presence remains in the capital in response to the attack which left thirty people injured nadine barber has the latest. a day after the attack on a london underground train armed police raid a home in the suburb of sunbury police call this a precautionary measure after they arrested an eighteen year old man in the port of dover where passenger ferries to france operate they call that a significant developments in the search for the person or people who planted the device and we've got the full weight of the counterterrorist police network we've got our colleagues in the intelligence agencies and government helping in every way they possibly can we're making some very considerable progress you would have seen the announcement of an eye rest later on in relation to this and so we will
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continue to work as hard as we can to make sure that we reduce the threat in this country and that we know exactly who it was who did this whether there's anybody else involved and just try to reduce the risk as possible as fast as we possibly can police have again appealed for information and images that might help them and despite the arrest the threat level stated critical following a meeting of the government's emergency cabinet it means an attack could be imminent an indication police believe they could be suspects or possibly materials related to friday's rush hour bombings still at large the heightened threat level announced on friday night means hundreds of armed police are being replaced by military personnel so they can be deployed on the streets and on public transport across the u.k. and while the metropolitan police are urging people to carry on as normal they are also reminding them to stay vigilant based on previous attacks those measures are unlikely to last more than a few days but the debate over how to stop such random attacks in the future will
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surely go on much longer nadine barber al jazeera london. north korea's leader kim jong un is vowing to complete pyongyang's nuclear program he says the final goal is to create aqua librium of real force with the united states kim's comments come a day after the north find another missile over japan the u.n. was quick to condemn the launch but as andrew thomas reports from south korea the international community appears split about how to react. their image is designed to convey delight confidence and power the north korean regime says kim jong un personally guided friday's launching drill it was shown on north korean t.v. on saturday the presenter said the test to be a success on the force on twelve rocket was now operationally ready the regime says kim's final goal is a coup librium a real force with the u.s.
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on how to stop him there's a split u.s. president donald trump talking to troops on the seventieth anniversary of the u.s. air force suggests they could have a role. after shooting here capabilities and commitment here today i want to tell students and there that our. units listing just to read my posts thank you. president donald trump already said sanctions passed by the united nations security council on monday were nothing compared to what will have to happen but others including his ambassador to the united nations stressed sanctions time we have strangled their economic situation at this point that's going to take a little bit of time but it has already started to take effect the united nations security council met again on friday and condemned the latest launch but there was no suggestion in their statement of further sanctions from china a renewed call for talks with the year of
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a delusion also calls for reopening dialogue every job in the issue of consultations the regulations should be implemented comprehensive lee but south korea no longer wants dialogue in a big change in its position its president now says talks are impossible in the current climate he did use quite exceptional language he said that there is no chance for dialogue and he said that south korea will be able to destroy north korea there's a sense that moon has been forced into this corner by north korea that he's made all these overtures to dialogue he said that. is willing to engage in military and humanitarian talks and north korea's. south korea is extremely wary of military action on kim jong un's regime it could provoke an attack on this city seoul in revenge but north korean mid and long range nuclear weapons threatening american cities might make the u.s. think twice in coming to south korea's defense if the young decided to make
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a first move you wouldn't know there was any threat and so it's a warm autumn day and the atmosphere is completely calm here say that particularly worried for behind the scenes the has been a subtle but important shift towards a more assertive position one closer to president trumps and chinese president xi undertones how does it so so to come a landmark victory women in china say a celebrate being allowed to marry known low slim's after a long standing law is overturned plus cuba starts its mass clean up operation after taking a battering from hurricane. hello there there's another belt of cooler air working its way across parts of australia we've seen one area of cloud that's gradually now pulling away but behind it
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there's another system that's edging its way eastwards and that's going to bring down the temperatures as we head through the next couple of days so adelaide then on sunday we should get to around twenty three degrees but as we head through into monday the temperatures will drop no higher than around nineteen and that cooler air will then spread across the rest of southeastern australia further west though fine and settle for it in perth for the top temperature of twenty three now over towards new zealand got one system that's pulling away from us but plenty more cloud and rain working its way across as very wet and windy at times during the day on sunday and then gradually as we head through into monday things will slowly begin to improve and there will be some slightly dry our karma breaks in the weather now bit further towards the north of course here we've got our storm that is rattling its way across parts of japan so expect to see some flooding and some damaging gusts as well fortunately this storm is marching through pretty quickly so by the time we get to monday it's over the northern parts of japan here and that's where we see the worst of the weather for the south it will be
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a lot calmer by monday towards the west and generally fine unsettled for us in beijing our maximum temperature on monday will be thirty. a new marriage can make two has been enacted. and is grappling with the obvious tosca sustaining a community but the residents of this chinese village have burning patience and have one concern inside. the reclamation of batman. democracy is complicated. to have a six part series five years with crime china's democracy experiment at this time on mountains iraq.
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welcome back reminder of the top stories here an al-jazeera bangladesh is setting up counts to how is the more than four hundred thousand refugees have fled to country from neighboring nam. united nations refugee agency is calling for and i'm best a geisha in off the thirty six refugees from burundi were killed by soldiers in neighboring democratic republic of congo. arrested an eighteen year old man in the port of dover in connection with friday's explosion on a long underground they're also searching a house southwest of the city. iraq's kurds have come under increasing pressure to call off an independence referendum for september the twenty fifth iraq's prime minister says he is prepared to use military force if the poll turns violent and. the iraqi prime minister hydrilla body
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reacted with strong words the kurdish part of its decision to hold an independence referendum on september twenty fifth if you challenge the commission if you challenge the board. you know i'm on the board of the region and it will not be this is a public and vacation to countries in the region to violate your right people which is but again just as condition. of bodies were met with a mixture of defiance and anger in the kurdish region of northern iraq the president of the kurdistan regional government masoud barzani spoke at a rally north of erbil in the city of. rejected our partnership not us if you have a look at the iraqi constitution it says the commitment to this constitution keeps the free unity of iraq we decided to live with baghdad but they didn't accept our partnership now they have to accept we will be good neighbors if they want to
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accept our partnership we won't be their servants. one source of tension is the disputed territory of kirkuk which the kurds say belongs to them but is also claimed by iraq the kurds have been clear that the referendum will take place in kirkuk and have sent troops to the city but the local iraqi shia led militia says any ballot box will be seen as an act of aggression the international community also reacted brett mcgurk who is the u.s. special representative to the coalition said that this referendum would not be supported by the u.s. on the iraqis and the kurds needed to get together and concentrate on the fight against arsenal and that's also a view echoed by the british foreign office. across the kurdish region flags have been waving and nationalism amongst this distinct ethnic group is the fever pitch ordinary kurds and their leaders see this referendum as their migrant a charge for self-determination and their own nation state something they've been striving for for needing
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a century however some parties say the time is not now but they may back the popular movement that seems to be on track to hold the referendum despite the objections of iraq the united states and opposition across the region iran carved out as a. us military is accusing russia of bombing an area near the eastern syrian city of daraa where it new u.s. backed fighters were operating six fighters from the syrian democratic forces which is a kurdish and arab coalition where wounded the s.d.f. of the russian backed syrian forces are conducting parallel but separate offensives against i so a sob enjoyed has. more than seventy five thousand people need humanitarian aid in syria's oil rich there is or the city has been under control since two thousand and fourteen now u.s. backed fighters and syrian government forces are pushing out ice and from the city which is used as the gateway between iraq and syria. life was tough for us sixty
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percent of the people fled. only the elderly and the disabled were left behind we had to leave because the treatment of the difficulties there worsened. isis territory has significantly shrunk in the last few months but many areas along the iraqi syrian border including the countryside remain under its control the mainly kurdish syrian defense forces also supported by local fighters who have formed at their door military council the latest push towards the city began last week the munda say they have been able to make rapid progress against isis and take in large parts of the countryside of what i myself and our troops managed to advance more than sixty seven kilometers towards we liberated many areas and after that we moved toward the city and the industrial area with full control of the industrial area and now our forces have cut the main road to has sucked from there as or. these advances bring the u.s. back fighters a few kilometers from the eastern bank of the euphrates river much feared russian
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backed syrian regime forces have been making gains against isis an advisor to president assad says government forces will confront all who stand in the way even u.s. backed troops local forces are doing most of the fighting but they are backed by many world powers including turkey iran russia and the united states. but it's syrian civilians who are suffering the most likely. according to the syrian observatory for human rights at least eight hundred people have been killed in just the last four months. on the job in aid of the zero. the iraqi military and share militia have started an operation to retake areas of western anbar province from myself while syrian forces are squeezing the armed group from the opposite direction i saw has held several towns along the iraqi syrian border since twenty fourteen but it's been losing ground in recent months it now controls less than seven percent iraq compared to forty percent three years ago
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. a court in egypt has upheld june as life sentence issued to the country's former president mohamed morsy the ruling is final and cannot be appealed morsi was given a twenty five year sentence and twenty sixteen after being convicted of passing on state secrets to cattle or c one the presidential election in two thousand and twelve but was removed in a military coup a year later. more than seven hundred mayors from across the catalonia region of northeast spain have been taking part in a protest in barcelona supporting a planned independence referendum they now face arrest if they fail to show up to court for questioning after the spanish government declared the referendum vote in the eagle hole reports from barcelona. we vote they chant a vote to break away from the rest of spain good people should the.
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more go see. catalonia brandishing the staffs of office echoed their supporters. more than seven hundred man is gathered in barcelona state prosecutors are threatening to arrest them if they permit the independence referendum to be held in their towns. the central government has declared the ballot illegal. the catskills the real dr also is the central government regime we live under right now this regime simply did not do enough to rice the author terry and legacy of the franco dictatorship catalan regional police guarded the mayor's during saturday's protest within days the same police could get orders to detain them starting over the settlers of those threatening to remove mayors just to frighten of today's demonstration is to show we were not but. the
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cloud is firmly behind them. many of those here today say they will not hesitate to take the streets once again if forth ortiz try to make good on their threats and arrest any of catalonia mare's some of what we are peaceful we're not violent but there provoking us catalonia is spain's wealthiest region bigger than belgium with an economy larger than greece or portugal it has its own language and culture you know the others you know we want to divorce from spain will be good neighbors but each one on their own patch you know the problem is spain doesn't that divorce and plans for the breakup turning into an increasingly bitter fight. barcelona spain. earlier we spoke to sebastian balfour who is and the rest is professor of contemporary studies of the london school of economics. if it's going
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to take place tall it will be despite the efforts of the of the spanish stage. it would be extremely difficult because the spanish state is now depriving the catalan government of the funds to be able to carry this out funds to be able to purchase ballot boxes the funds to be able to print off the paper the the ballot papers and so on and so forth it's very hard to visit how this will take place if it does each will be partial almost certainly and one little be disputed there are also a lot of doubts about independence i think what the polls are revealed this that the thieves the vote would very much be split if everyone went to vote. well we're talking actually about a difference of several percent. you know opinion polls vary from months to months
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but so far those certainly not been a large majority in favor of independence far from it the doubters haps are greater than those who are convinced although i should add that the movement for independence is a very powerful and very rank and file very popular based movement which extends throughout catalonia genesee is president has overturned a decades old band to now allow women to marry non muslim men and women's rights activists have held it a victory but religious leaders disagree actually held by reports. this is the new zealand president. a subsea attending a gathering to commemorate national women's day. he says he said he was committed to lifting a decades long ban on women marrying on muslims on thursday he fulfilled that promise and overturned in one nine hundred seventy three law paving the way for
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women to choose whom ever they want to marry regardless of their partner's religion the decision is unprecedented in the muslim world we look at gender equality has been in trying in the constitution but when we call for you quality that doesn't mean we are against religion our constitution stipulated we are a secular state but our people are predominantly muslim. although to the most progressive country in the region conservatives have gained ground since the two thousand and eleven revolution clerics have stepped into the fray criticizing the president for what they consider to be a violation of islamic law biased groups hailed the decision as a landmark victory for women but insists women have a long way to go to get full rights for months there have been protests to ensure
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equal inheritance rights for women and the local laws where men can only get half the inheritance of what men receive a decision or reforming the inheritance laws has been met with strong opposition from religious leaders the president insists he is determined to strengthen women's rights and freedoms but many where we are today could see more confrontations between those who support a secular state and those that are not as much as is iraq. cuba's government has released video of what it says is looting in the wake of hurricane the video appears to show people carrying goods such as rum and cigars from a government owned store which had catered to tourists across the island a long rebuilding process is now underway julian has more.
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the night hurricane hit guy body in the town baker richard chavez kept making bread and through the storm became too strong to continue within hours your men had destroyed his bakery and with it the only livelihood he's ever known. will rely on the little bit we have to start slowly rebuilding now first i have to fix the oven which is the main part of the bakery now comes a lot of work and sacrifice so that we can start over. others lost even more. a few blocks away us money shows us where his house used to be the only thing salvaged before the roof blew away with fridge in a washing machine. is overwhelmed by the power of the storm the strongest on record to form in the atlantic thousands of homes here lost their roofs and several hundred collapsed entirely people fear their lives will never fully recovered from the impact of this vast storm and given cuba's already struggling economy there are
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potentially more serious problems ahead and every day without doubt the tourism industry in this area is vital for the economy of the province and of the whole country there are already specialized teams working to start recovering and repairing and we hope to be ready to face the tourist high season very soon as we do every year how quickly the local economy and body n. is able to get back on its feet will depend largely on what happens here this road leads back to one of the most important tourist centers in cuba a range of fees that dot the northern coast of the island no one except officials has been allowed back there since the whole area was evacuated before the storm hit in fact as you can see the road there is still closed but reports point to a very serious damage in the tourism infrastructure there. are now the most urgent needs include securing you know food the agricultural sector was also hit hard prompting fears of food shortages in the months ahead. who made a scene though says he wants some two thousand avocados nearly his entire crop.
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across the province hundreds of thousands of hectares have been damaged or destroyed. the government has begun the recovery effort and local say they have done what they can to. going to cower in a movie was just a matter of dreamwork we would be doing it we have nothing to come from the government but a week gone many are still without power and running water and the outlook in the small town is grim. most have little choice but to wait for the state to reach them . body in cuba. before we go and have a look at the main story say on al-jazeera i'm going to is setting up camps to house the more than four hundred thousand refugees who have fled to the country
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from neighboring mammal bangladesh's prime minister will use her speech at next week's un general assembly to demand more international help to deal with the crisis the united nations refugee agency is calling for an investigation after thirty six refugees from burundi were killed by fell just in neighboring democratic republic of congo interior ministry says violence broke out after a group stormed a jail in the east of the country where refugees were being held. u.k. police are searching a house southwest of london in connection with friday's explosion on an underground train that injured thirty people they arrested an eighteen year old man in the port of dover the main departure point for ships to the european mainland now dame barbara has more. they haven't commented on who he was they haven't said whether they are actually imminently looking for any associates but on friday they did say
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that they were hunting for suspects using the plural. and the feeling is that the police now are acting as quickly as they can to find out if there were any people beyond the one person who planted the device on the train and if there are any other materials around as well north korean leader kim jong un says his nation will complete its nuclear program he's around to achieve what he calls an equilibrium of real force with the united states following the latest north korean missile test on friday iraq's prime minister says he is prepared to use military force if a plan referendum on kurdish independence turns violent iraq's kurds have come under increasing pressure to call off the vote for september twenty fifth. a court in egypt has upheld junes life sentence issued to the country's former president mohamed morsi the ruling is final and cannot be a paled was he was given
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a twenty five year sentence and twenty six. china's democracy experiment is next. witness documentaries that open your eyes at this time on al-jazeera. tens of thousands of demonstrations erupt across china each year driven by anger over corruption and the illegal sale of communal land most protests failed to make an impact but in two thousand and eleven one village defied the odds. was constantly just rose up demanding the return of their land calling for their leaders to step down after decades of corruption at the out.

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