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if you're saying that you're in love. with its neighbors in order to give the indians big leave the judges intended for china. one to go. see what lies behind india's nuclear. power investigates at this time on al-jazeera. al-jazeera. this is the news hour live from doha coming up the next sixty minutes. refugees are prevented from leaving bangladesh is border with me and mark where hundreds of
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thousands are living in squalid conditions. at least thirty six refugees from brindisi are killed by troops in the democratic republic of congo. and place in the u.k. arrest and eighteen year old man in connection with friday's chupa bombing. and sports sebastian vettel claims pole position for sunday's the singapore grand prix. bangladesh has banned muslim hands or refugees from leaving border areas where many are now living in squalid and cramped conditions authority to set up camps now to house more than four hundred thousand refugees have fled violence in neighboring man maher of bangladesh as prime minister sheikh hasina is travelling to the united nations general assembly so. the for more help to deal with this crisis the u.n.
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has already warned of about sixty percent of the number who have fled on our children and adding that many arrive in these camps on the border highly traumatized. after walking for days i mean mars on me says it's targeting armed groups in rakhine state that's north of me and maher but those who say that the fighting. with these soldiers and local vigilantes are going off any range of people they can find now hospitals in van besa struggling to cope with this influx of people needing help have a charger he has the latest from. i mean cards was our government district hospital every day dozens of rowing a refugees are admitted here with various animals including bullet injury mine explosion injuries this hospital is only two hundred bad and it cannot cope with the influx of refugees patients coming here it is overflowed you can see patients out on the floor that made temporary arrangement with the government need to do is
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set up mobile emergency clinic within the refugee camp areas unless they do that the local hospital just are not capable of coping with the new refugees over four hundred thousand officers are crossed over so far within the last three weeks and more and more are coming there's two hundred thousand children among them who need medical care at least two hundred in france right admitted within the local hospital system they are getting some sort of treat but not at a great and the international donor agency also need to get to set up mobile clinics otherwise the local hospital just won't be able to cope with the number of running up patients admitted in these hospitals. let's speak to a scene in for him he's a senior fellow at the center for global policy he's also an author of the the road henges inside mean mars hidden genocide he joins us live now from chicago seem good to have you with us again now bangladesh says that it's going to create around fourteen hundred makeshift tons of this is within ten days for the rains are
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refugees i know that you are in touch with people on that border just give us a sense really of how realistic the is with the latest numbers from the united nations and dicky that over four hundred names there is in people who have no cross the border over the last couple of weeks that's approximately eight hundred thousand every single day or one throws in pair or there's simply no way that bangladesh can absorb those kinds of numbers particularly the fact that bangladesh was already hosting four hundred thousand scuse me four hundred thousand going the few g.'s so they're essentially have a very ambitious and in many respects unless they plan to use two hundred two thousand acres of land to build these fourteen thousand homes along with eight and a half those in the trains one of the purposes of this ambitious plan is to ensure that the injured do not leave those camps what we have at the moment are really enjoyed a few g.'s trying to melt into the population and what bangladesh has an official
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policy since the nine hundred ninety two great new enjoyed if you do start is the cause they want all of those who enjoy to one team sooner or later to be repatriated back to myanmar in your opinion do you think that is the appropriate way to deal with the situation keeping these people completely segregated from society in bangladesh. well bangladesh you have to understand the location of these camps is in court bazaar which is already a highly in paul british region of bangladesh they are struggling to feed their own population they simply cannot feed absorb another four hundred thousand people you know the ambition the plan of buying a dish is essentially to try to the party these people bought to myanmar when they could conditions are low so and i believe from an international humanitarian perspective that as a kid attitude to these people are after all from myanmar and it is of sponsibility of the government of myanmar to actually look after the and give the look after their own citizens and give them food citizenship now i know that you know your
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point here is that you don't think that bangladesh is how it should have the main responsibility to dealing with this crisis but what do you make of other muslim countries and their help or their involvement in this crisis well as far as i'm aware you know there's very little action from all the muslim countries or the muslim countries do i see members none of them have actually trade relations with my on maher over there it's the only countries that's actually protested in any significance it's actually been talking so the muslim countries are certainly issuing statements through i see and other agencies by i believe that it's mostly to pacify do local populations to demonstrate that they're actually doing anything but practically there's very little they're actually doing ok is in it for him thank you so much for your time. now reports have emerged last week had me on mars army has been planting land mines targeting range of feeling across the borders of the ash and saying since then several explosions
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have been reported and among those dead and injured are a number of punk citizens who live at the very edge of the border lhasa ta report south from south east bangladesh on the bangladesh side of the nothing river a rustic life shattered by events in a foreign land. mom of hashem 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 a leg and is in hospital fighting for his life just behind me beyond that dirt path
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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 growing 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 working a man with something in his hand what it was he said he dug up. the developments across the border have caught many villagers here of guard once asserting that provided a scenic view for a moment the mountains of myanmar are now
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a source of dread mars atar zero to brew bangladesh the united nations has called for an investigation into the killing of thirty six were indian refugees by soldiers in the democratic republic of congo al-jazeera as malcolm webb has covered the story of burn these refugees extensively and he reports across the border in uganda. they came here the democratic republic of congo for safety un as 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 is the only option was to go back to britain where we are afraid could be killed it's the u.n. says the demonstration was against the expulsion of two poor indian refugees they live among host communities in the eastern town of coming. as an administrator i
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cannot accept the brothers and sisters die here in congress as you know the story is very clear that these people will cooperate with them even today we continue to cooperate with them. during these political crisis began in april twenty fifth and president p.f. and to indeed 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 within the camp. well forty thousand refugees are in congo where the incident took place the circumstances are not clear we have heard about it just
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after it happened yesterday. seymour said and harkness is also had gone to the place also to treat the many injured including very severely injured their circumstances we heard that there was a confrontation with the armed forces and shooting on twitter these minister of external relations called for clarification about what happened but for those who already lost loved ones the answers will come too late. malcolm webb. uganda. speak to jason stearns he is the director of the congo research group at new york university's center for international cooperation he joins us on skype from one clan jason good to have you with us so what do you make of these recent developments and tell us more about this province of common euro in congo's south kivu province. well it's still very difficult to know what exactly happens.
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as. your clip indicated the whole thing started with a confrontation between refugees and the congolese police some of these refugees have been taken back by force to burundi and so other refugees protest at the context is very important the congo has harbored not only many refugees but many of the people that the earning government deems to be its opponents the burning government together with the congolese government have in the past at least targeted those opposition and so without knowing the details of the bends it's clear that i think some of these people who are calling the soil felt that they could be persecuted they were backed early and here the commies government is taking them back by force that i think is the context what for me is the most alarming thing is that this wasn't just one or two people who were killed in a scuffle which is what some people say that it was this is probably more than thirty people who are the women and children who were killed and so it seems have
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been much more than just a scuffle at the same time it seems that congo's government has denied that these people that were killed were actually refugees this coming from the government spokesperson there monday. and at the same time the d.s.e. has seen twenty years of on conflict an internal ones within within its own country so in terms of the bigger picture just explaining to us that the the relations here that seems to be fearing these problems. well it must be said on the issue of whether these people were refugees or not most of them were not living in a refugee camp they were staying in host communities most of the people apparently were of the c. ethnic group. many tutsi. now have gone over towards the opposition although it's a mixed picture and burundi. and so it's possible that some of those refugees felt that they were being targeted by the burning government that want to go back and to call these government then collaborated with burning government say back in general
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in the past several years the colonies government has been a friend of the government in fact as the president has come under increased international criticism of the congo as one of its its one of its remaining allies in that and so it's interesting that this is happening at the moment in the eastern congo there have been accusations in fact that some of the people who carried out the killings were not called police but actually and soldiers dressed up in call these uniforms and so as i said it's a confusing situation but a very great one ok thank you so much full playing some context that situation. more ahead in the news hour including. a rebel man is boss alone hosts mass political demonstration in favor of an independence vote. and cuba its mass clean up operation off the hurricane battered the caribbean island. and in
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sports from davis cup doubles peter will be here with more details. with. the british police say they're keeping an open mind about whether more people were involved in friday's bomb attack on the london underground train that killed thirty people there such a home in southwest london after resting an eighteen year old man in the departure area of the southern port of dover military personnel have also been deployed to protect across the u.k. and a high visibility of police presence remains throughout the capital of the reports . 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 the arrested an eighteen year old man in the port of dover where passenger ferries to france operate they called that
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a significant development in the search for the person or people who planted the device and we've got the full weight of the counts terrorists place not what 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 and i rest there on in relation to this and so we will 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 fast as we possibly can police have again appealed for information and images that might help them and despite the arrest the threat level stayed at 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
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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. all 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 surely go on much longer nadeem barber al jazeera london. now soldiers from the u.s. backed syrian opposition forces have been killed in air strikes there is or now it's not clear who carried out the strikes syrian defense forces fighters have been trying to drive out of the area with the help of u.s. warplanes have been job it has more details. more than seventy five thousand people need humanitarian aid in syria's oil rich there is or the city has been under
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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 percent of the people fled toward hostile god only the elderly and the disabled were left behind we had to leave because the treatment of the difficulties there worse and. 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 form that there is your 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 autonomous after 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
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industrial area and now our forces have cut the main road to her saka from there us or. these advances bring the us back fight is a few kilometers from the eastern bank of the euphrates river much feared russian 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 airstrikes on saturday killed as deified is on the front line in there is or it wasn't clear whether the strike was carried out by syrian a russian jets attacks like this highlight the complexity of the battlefield in syria 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 aid. and
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more than seven hundred mayors from across the catalonia region of northeast spain have protested in barcelona in support of a planned independence referendum political tensions in spain are increasing as the proposed voting date nears the government plans to go ahead with it despite the central government's warnings of legal prosecution call pen hole has. we will vote they chant a vote to break away from the rest of spain good people should do. more go see. catalonia brandishing their staffs of office echo their supporters. more than seven hundred 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
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ballot illegal didn't think that still was the real doctor also is the central government regime we live under right now this regime simply did not do enough to erase the oath or 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 they never looked at a list of those threatening to remove. today's demonstration is to show we were not but. the 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. some of what we are peaceful we are not violent but there provoking us catalonia is spain's wealthiest region bigger than belgium within the. i mean larger than greece
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or portugal it has its own language and culture and ok mostly what we have now we want to divorce from spain will be good neighbors but each one on their own patch the problem is spain doesn't that divorce and plans for the breakup turning into an increasingly bitter fight. possibly a strain. and. a march against a controversial amnesty no end to why they say it's a setback for democracy. and sport a record victory for new zealand over a oldest rugby rivals.
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hello vehicle at first signs of snow coming in across parts of the usa with a mess couple of days start with a tropical weather that we still have down towards the southeastern corner the legacy of one of two showers here but for many the eastern side of the u.s. eastern parts of canada dry but i would also west just over the rocky mountains a chance of some wintry weather coming in here north of the border calgary temps just no higher than around thirteen cell just colder still for winnipeg with a top temperature of around ten degrees but twenty seven in ottawa. bad for the middle part of september similar values as we go on through sunday by sunday central parts of kind of the seeing some really heavy rain pushing through actually where the coming down across the midwest down into the central plains pushing over towards colorado for the western side of the u.s. is looking fine and dry become further south lots of fun in july for mexico recently but i think massive cloud down to the southwest of mexico tropical
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depression as it is now max has made its way through bringing some flooding rains in very close to acapulco violent winds coming through here as well you can see a few trees down and some flooding the heavy showers spoil they continue for a good part of central america and much of the caribbean. with its economy mexico's president implemented drastic and controversial energy reforms mexico's oil owned by the mexican people for seventy five years is being sold to private international companies. and as with the country's agricultural sector it's exposed to exploitation by profit driven multinational corporations crude harvest at this time on al-jazeera. north korea's nuclear program. humanitarian crises around the world. wars in
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iraq and fury are issues global leaders will grapple with in new york. leaders get ready to meet some new faces will be joining this year's biggest un of the. joint extensive coverage of the un general assembly. and again you're watching a mind of our top stories this hour bangladesh is restricting the movement of refugees are preventing them from leaving its border areas and has set up camps to
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house almost half a million people who have fled violence from neighboring myanmar. traveling to the un general assembly in new york to demand more international help to deal with the crisis. and the united nations has called for an investigation into the killing of thirty six per indian refugees by soldiers in the democratic. republic of congo fighting between refugees and d r c troops broke out after a group of storm the jail income in the east of the country the u.n. says at least one hundred people were wounded in the violence. u.k. police say they're keeping an open mind about whether more people were involved in friday's bomb attack on the london underground train that injured thirty people that such in a home southwest of london office are resting an eighteen year old man in the southern port of dover the terror threat level in the u.k. remains at critical with police on high alert for another attack.
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iraq's prime minister says he he is prepared to use military force if planned referendum on kurdish independence turns farther the kurds in iraq have come under increasing pressure to call off the vote scheduled for september twenty fifth from regional powers as one of the states imran khan reports. the iraqi prime minister hydrilla body reacted with strong words the kurdish parliament's decision to hold an independence referendum on september twenty fifth if you challenge the constitution and if you challenge the board. on the border. then there will not be this is a public and began to countries in the region to violate your rights because there is one which is very dangerous escalation. of bodies were to a met with a mixture of defiance and anger in the kurdish region of northern iraq the
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president of the kurdistan regional government masoud barzani spoke at a rally north of erbil in the city of. baghdad rejected our partnership. 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 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 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. and the iraqis on the kurds needed to get together and concentrate on the fight
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against and that's also of u s. 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 then migrant a chance for self-determination and their own nation state something they've been striving for to name a century however some party same 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 imran khan how does it appeal. let's get more now on the london tube bombing and speaking to darren poacher a retired n.y.p.d. lieutenant and criminal justice professor at pace university he joins us from new york daryn good to have you with us on al-jazeera so this him to have been quite a swift response from you. thanks for being with us so there was quite
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a christmas stretched response from the u.k. authorities. in regards to the arrest of this eighteen year old in dover on the english channel and also a raid in sunbury in west london what does this tell you. well the reason why it was such a quick was response in connection with an arrest was because in the subway systems in london you have a lot of automation consisting of a camera system in london they use something we refer to as the ring of steel and it's a network of cameras that line the interior and exterior of london as well as the subway system so the actual bomber was caught on video and with the london authorities use i want to see scotland yard utilize was something we refer to as facial recognition the facial recognition enabled law enforcement to capture an image of that person and match it up in a database and that's how they were so swiftly able to apprehend this individual now talk us through what or parties would be coming through now as part of this
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investigation also the u.s. and u.k. joint intelligence gathering. sure what happens with an explosive device any explosive device has what we refer to as a signature the signature is the construction of this particular explosive that signature of this bomb what they'll do is law enforcement is going to recreate this explosive ordinates this was i believe it was a pressure cooker bomb and so what they would do or of skewed me a bucket bomb rather so what they've got to do is in a lab they're going to reconstruct this explosive and they're going to look on in the computer database to who use this type of signature so it's going to lead law enforcement not just in london but it's going to lead them abroad where's m i five m i six can join on an investigation to wherever this particular investigation takes them and that's going to be predicated on what the signature of the bomb was
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in addition to that the n.y.p.d. has detected all over the world one of those places is london in particular there's those detectives are in what we refer to as the intelligence division the detectives in the intelligence division that a station in london act on intelligence gathering basis only they do not commit to enforcement all they do is extract as much intelligence as possible and then they transmit that information to new york city and there we would make an assessment as to if we need to either increase or maintain the level of a threat assessment and that's what's happening here now ok now let's just focus our attention on the device what is the fact that this device was actually on a timer tell us i mean in terms of bigger picture it seemed quite interesting that this particular individual was not prepared to die so has there been a change in tactic care in terms of who are be responsible and also maybe indications of a much bigger cell. and it goes back to the signature of the bomb
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maker that's go to a lot oftentimes we see these types of explosives most of ordinates that people carry and we refer to them as a quote unquote suicide bomber but this like you mentioned this was a time device and it went off prematurely i generally believe that the bomb maker had intended for the this device to go off in the more densely populated area because we remember the something happened during rush hour however unfortunately it's very difficult for the bomb maker to plan for excessive style prolonged stops and things to that effect this could have been far more catastrophic had it moved into the next stop which was a more densely populated neighborhood the neighborhood but nestled in the more densely populated subway station in london ok darren porter thank you so much for your time. how does fifty four people have died during three months of trench will reign in the jam the u.n. says more than eleven thousand homes have been destroyed in the country's capital
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niamey that's one of the hardest hit areas nearly twenty thousand people have been displaced and asia which often faces food shortages as well as drought is now facing further insecurity off the floods destroyed crops and cattle has been barbarous prime minister former prime minister morgan tsvangirai has been airlifted to south africa for medical treatment the opposition leader recently confirmed that he's been diagnosed with colon cancer of his party the movement for democratic change says the treatment is a routine procedure assuring you i will be president robert mugabe's main opponent in zimbabwe's twenty eighteen general election. and the scale of the humanitarian disaster following last month's flooding and landslides in sarah leone is overwhelming often often edges in the capital freetown more than a thousand people were killed leaving many children without parents because hulk reports out from freetown. in the chaos of august his landslide came
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a few miracles. nineteen months old say there's one of them rescuers found him a neck deep in mud much to his mother's relief. when i saw him alive my heart melted but when i heard his father had died his body stuck in the mud my heart went cold and. the recovery effort has stopped an eerie silence hangs over this vast terrain hundreds of bodies still lie buried deep in the mud. among the buildings destroyed were an orphanage with sixty children inside the church with seventy students studying and hundreds of family homes this is a country still in mourning trying to come to terms with the sheer scale of the destruction. and are some of the hundreds of children that have
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lost their parents in the mudslide there are now under the care of the don bosco orphanage in downtown freetown. in mind for them. that. they feel. listened to then many people put something. in the. nine. children who suffered a brutal civil war and the recent poll the outbreak have found a place they call home here they receive counseling and attend school. volunteers say teenagers suffer the most too old to be called a child but too young to be considered an adult sixteen year old. fears for her future most young girls in sierra leone her age are married off i don't go to school i want.
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to kill and the others will stay here for another three months the government has promised to re house all of them by then but you homes will not take away their trauma after so much loss and destruction these are orphans who are uncertain with what lies ahead because hawke al-jazeera freetown. governments have lifted a ban on muslim women marrying muslim men president. recommended the change saying that needs to modernize the men were allowed to marry non muslim women but not the other way around the north change has angered muslim clerics who consider marriage rules unquestionable and islamic sharia no on which the legal system is based. now there have been parties and against a controversial law granting amnesty to public officials accused of corruption before the twenty eleven arab spring protests to say it's
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a setback for democracy by targeting the reports. of the protest through central genius was mostly by young people who say the amnesty law passed by parliament on wednesday is rewinding the revolution that took place nearly seven years ago. below gives amnesty to thousands of people who served in the government to former president dean aberdeen ben added. we are all here to say no to the amnesty law we will not forgive without accountability. to his ear was where the so-called arab spring began when mohammed who is easy a fruit and vegetable seller set himself on fire after a dispute with local authorities. it led to protests which spread across the country with tens of thousands demonstrating against corruption and unemployment ben ali fled and went into exile in twenty fourteen parliament passed
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a new constitution and held for a parliamentary and presidential elections all that progress say critics is now under threat. we consider that this shameful law is only proved too great. the subsea and his allies with russia because they had to revise the prosecution to revise the political regime and also to deal a hard blow to all revolution. where. the government says the amnesty law allows experienced businessmen and fruma banally officials to once again play a role in public life. the protesters say it forgives people who they call the enemies of the revolution victoria gates and be out. now it's the final week of campaigning in germany's general election ahead of the vote on september twenty fourth. goal and her rival martin schultz have been campaigning on that cain was at
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a muckle rally in the northern town of bins. in rallies across germany angle america's message has been one of continuity urging voters to consider her record as chancellor of this country over the past four years indeed over the past twelve years and saying that germany cannot risk a change of government a change of policy a change of agenda from her agenda to those of her rivals here in beenz her message was very clear she spoke about the refugee crisis she spoke about the debt crisis in europe and the threats that germany and europe faces from what she considers the dangers of terrorism and she also spoke about the economy here in germany and why the vote for the c.d.u. was the only vote that could secure germany's economic future about their phones yes the moment does when it's going well for us we are more likely to avoid leaving future debts to our grandchildren and children so de are better able to control
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their own futures for that reason it's important not to create new debt in the next four years. beenz is part of anger merkel's home state indeed this is her individual constituency so when she was asking for people's votes here it was a direct personal appeal vote for me she said the point she also made was that although the opinion polls suggest that her party is cruising towards victory voters should not take that for granted complacency was the enemy she said every vote counts and that therefore every vote given to the c.d.u. would strengthen her hand in a future government if the opinion polls are correct and as i say she is heading towards what might be considered to be a handsome victory and some analysts now say the question is not whether she will get elected as chancellor it's whether she will get to choose the party that she would prefer to govern in a coalition after september the twenty fourth. now at least ten people have died in
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cuba when hurricane emma devastated parts of the island last week thousands more have lost their homes. on a reports. the night hurricane body in the town baker richard 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 be 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 use 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
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hundred collapsed entirely people fear their lives will never fully recover from the impact of this vast storm and given killers already struggling economy there are 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 and 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 pleas 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 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
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fears of food shortages in the months ahead. who may have seen those says he lost some two thousand of a car goes nearly his entire crop. across the province hundreds of thousands of hector's have been damaged or destroyed. the government has begun the recovery effort and local say they have done what they can to. he was just a matter of doing what we would. have nothing to come from the government. but a week gone many body in 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. in cuba the latest provocations from north korea has led to calls for stronger ties between the u.s. and japan thousands of japanese visited the u.s.
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your cota air base proprietors also that. opening the doors for a so-called friendship festival for many this event is one of the clearest signs of the alliance between japan and the u.s. especially given the heightened tensions with north korea when something exists for a long time we tend to forget about it and take it for granted it's not until we need it that we understand how important it is and i think that might be occurring right now people are remembering the importance of the purpose and strength of the u.s. japan alliance for most visitors it's a reminder of u.s. protection a day after another missile was fired over japanese territory with people living beneath its flight path powerless to do anything about it so this name out of the music i think it was very selfish act like not korea. and you know what you notice in japan we can't do much about the metals because i was soloing at me in
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japan and i don't feel safe. japan's prime minister shinzo of a has urged the full implementation of tougher u.n. sanctions while working more closely with the u.s. but not everyone in japan is happy with closer ties to washington critics of shinzo abbay say that inconsistency is in the u.s. policy towards north korea have increased the risk of confrontation and japan's close alliance with the us might mean it being dragged into a conflict whether it likes it or not. given the potential consequences for japan many believe it's never been more important to be working closely with the u.s. as it weighs up potential military options robin mcbryde al-jazeera tokyo. so i had a knowledge of zero which sports could cause children brain injuries from the doctor who's uncovered the long term effects of concussions and n.f.l.
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players. in the next episode of science in a golden age 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 the work together. to such a magical and the more i and about the more i respect science in a golden age with professor jim at this time. and under put it well on. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking forward to for dry river beds like this one five years on the syrians
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still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country have been truly unable to escape the your. gynecologist in indonesia trying to teach beth attendance modern day practices to help save the lives of thousands of mothers and their newborn babies the world health organization estimates that one in the nation woman dies. every hour while giving birth from pregnancy complications and the second report of our series on maternal mortality step vasant travels to pity in such
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a province to look at efforts to move away from traditional methods. city and nurse mother died when she was given birth three years ago so jani had a history of complicated birth and high blood pressure the birth attendant in the village insisted she could deliver the baby the baby girl died along with her mother hours after being rushed to hospital young life. i told my relative don't ever let your wife give birth at a local clinic go straight to the hospital because. they don't know what they are doing and don't have the right equipment. five million children are born in indonesia every year many of them at home around six thousand four hundred women and seventy thousand babies died during birth lack of professional medical care is one of the main reasons many indonesians used traditional birth attendants such as
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fatima who rely on rituals and have no formal medical training didn't. we use hot stones and charcoal so the body recovers after giving birth and a belly will strength so the mother will get her figure back also her body will get stronger and she won't have to use contraception but obstetricians strongly warn against the practice which they say increases the risks of internal bleeding one of the main reasons for maternity death. your doctor. is training local midwives so they can replace traditional birth attendants and use modern medical knowledge instead. it is very difficult because this has been happening for generations but with the help of community leaders we are trying to change their beliefs and practices were useful and they are to train them traditional midwives
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still have a lot of influence in indonesia especially in remote areas like here in our have been the living babies from generations of families. instead of banning what they regard as their dangerous practices government is using the local knowledge and training them doctors say not only traditional birth attendants lack proper training midwives are also still insufficiently trained their education needs to be improved nationwide so mothers and their babies have a much higher chance of surviving childbirth step class and al-jazeera b.d. . and in the third and final part of our series we travel to the us city of chicago where maternal mortality is on the rise up next is sport thank you very much barcelona continued a one hundred percent winning start of the spanish league a season on saturday they overcame her tough a two one for a fourth straight win but they had to do with the hard way god. scored the first
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goal to put herself in front in the second half so far is equalize that sternness not louis before power linear netted the win elsewhere in spain valencia and level drew one one in the local derby real betis defeated deportivo la coruna two one and atletico madrid ran out one no winners against muller that was in the late kick off . over in the english premier league table toppers manchester city handed out a six no hiding so what food the visitors were aided by a sergio ag├╝ero hattrick gabriel jessa's snicker last autumn n.d. and rhyme sterling also found the back of the net to complete the route for pep guardiola is team. doing a really good especially. when we just completed in just a champions league game away. three years later and for a way again means what for will be able to. relate to a manager sureness is enough to see i know how good he works. in the early match
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former england manager roy hodgson began his crystal palace career with a one nil home loss to southampton liverpool drew one one with burnley newcastle moved into the top four with a win over stoke and taught them were held little at home by swanzy europe and south america had matches in their continental club competitions earlier in the week on saturday and sunday it's africa's turn for the champions league quarter final first legs eight times winners are actually of egypt were held to two at home by two museums esperance in bourg hour but in the early match mozambique's affair of rio berra scored late to secure a one one draw against us same of algeria. new zealand have recorded their biggest ever rugby victory over traditional rival south africa in auckland the all blacks ran in eight tries to crush the springboks fifty seven million this rugby championship game seven different new zealanders cross the trial and well now he
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momus go to school twice the all blacks recorded their previous biggest win against the south africans in their previous encounter and of lost just once to the box in the last six years there was a big win for australia as well although not quite as overwhelming they trailed argentina at half time in canberra but ended around two tries from israel folau and six overall helped the australians to a forty five twenty victory friday was the winner stay in the united states the campaign has been trying to get teammates to speak up and report symptoms to a coach or trainer brain injury is an issue that continues to plague some of the country's elite sportsmen dr bennett's amala who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy or c.t.e. in top n.f.l. players is allowing children to play contact sports is child abuse. knowing what we know today there is no justifiable reason whatsoever that a child under the age of eighteen under the age of eighteen should play any of the
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high impact high contact sport divac six football rugby ice hockey makes martial arts boxing and wrestling when you fled these gangs there's no question about it there is a one hundred percent risk exposure to brain damage which sometimes good money first twenty thirty forty years later their man in france with symptoms like diminish an intelligence source site at times psychiatry decided criminal behavior violent tendencies. in our bullet into our teen high levels of education a greater risk to drop out of high school greater risk to drop out of college good to risk to engage in addictive behavior drug abuse alcoholism which is not about
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concussions is about repeated blows to be had weight without concussions without a helmet in soccer if you are not is many times run to children go for their body he adds so there should not be any eddings and suck on below the age of eighteen and even if you watch soccer soccer is a high dexterity sport diving wired's high levels of visual spatial coordination children don't have such capacities so out sarkar street played today nor heard him before the age of eighteen any child under the age of twelve should not play soccer as we played today they should play less dribble soccer and less contact circle on today our brains become selfish at least deborah loves to play soccer. ferrari sebastian vettel will start sunday singapore grand prix in pole position vettel was fastest in saturday's qualifying at the marina bay street circuit his miscellanies rival and current championship leader lewis hamilton struggled on the day
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qualifying in first the result gives vettel a good chance to retake their top spot in the standings red bulls next for stepan came in second. france have taken the lead in the davis cup semifinal against serbia. and the nickel armor who beat for the universe. in the doubles on saturday to take a two one lead the reverse singles began on sunday when joe wilfred sung well and to wrap up the match for the fringe. thailand's moriya git-r. new gun is the leader with one rounds ago at the fourth and final women's major of the year the every on championship on a gun carded three under par sixty eight on saturday she had five birdies and three bogeys to move to nine under over all the time has yet to win a major although her younger sister maria is a major champion herself south korea's so young park was the overnight leader she
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shot four birdies on the day to slip down to four. and that's all the sport for me more coming up again later. find a much more nice and web site al jazeera dot com for all the latest news now and they were back in a management morning to stay with us. right
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. for decades puerto rico's schools of being crumbling beneath the weight of massive debt now one hundred seventy nine due to close for good the largest closure of schools in the history of this u.s. territory is a frightening development this elementary school will remain open but will take in one hundred fifty of the twenty seven thousand students to be relocated that's double its current student body over the last decade enrollment in puerto rico schools has dropped by more than forty percent as families continue to leave those left behind often don't have the means to follow suit but ultimately it's now puerto rico's poor communities that are paying the price for this island's staggering debt. the centenarians of one hundred years old and counting when you
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told me that people like these and you receive these you thing that you want to be thing a person seventy five something about this area that is helping young life i mean here it's not a trend here it's like you have don't have this here and although they're saying and. and sign them last secret tag know this time zero. refugees are prevented from leaving bangladesh as bordeaux with me and mark where hundreds of thousands are living in squalid conditions. and their heads and.

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