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a new village committee has been up to it and is grappling with the obvious tosca sustaining a community but residents of this chinese village have grown in the nation and have one concern inside. the reclamation of that. democracy is complicated. to have a six part series of five years and china's democracy experiment at this time on mountainous area. refugees are prevented from leaving bangladesh's border. where hundreds of thousands are living in squalid conditions. headquarters and. it's all ahead at least thirty six refugees from india killed by
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troops in the democratic republic of congo iraq's prime minister says he is prepared to use military force of a planned referendum on kurdish independence turns violent and a march against a controversial amnesty law and why it's being called a setback for democracy. will begin in bangladesh for the government has announced tough restrictions on the movement of one hundred refugees crossing over from myanmar. government to setting up a new camps to house the more than four hundred thousand refugees who fled ethnic violence in iraq and state according to state media that one hundred also are barred from using public transport and looking for accommodation outside these cramped refugee camps promised to shake a scene as travelling to the united nations general assembly to ask for more help
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to deal with the crisis the u.n. has warned that about sixty percent of those who fled children and they are facing severe health concerns well to be a child who has more now from cox is bizarre. bangladesh authorities in a new move is restricted movement of rowing as across the country police checkpoints have been set up in different junction and access road from the course of a very so that during us going to move to the other parts of the country many of the rowing as we're actually moving in some other districts that been brought back to the camps bang other shows a long term strategy of actually registering them with biometrics and confine them in a particular area it also has a strategy i am very controversial strategy i would say in a car to move them to a isolated island which is prone to cycling and all the major natural disaster and now in the long run bangladesh and diplomatic front would want to pressure me on my to take back this morning but on the other side of the border the me and my government would probably risk them moving back because they've already started
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mining there and fencing those places most of their own thing as look and talk like bangladesh is in the border areas you cannot distinguish them that don't have documents to prove that they were going as you crossed over a very precarious situation for both sides now unless the diplomatic move which is so far been talk and brinkmanship is able to put that kind of pressure on me on my chances most of the roaming guys will remain a stateless people in this side of the border in bangladesh well as seen in the home is a senior fellow at the center for global policy and he says bond they should not have the system build enough hollands for the refugees at the border. well the latest numbers from the united nations and decay that over four hundred one throws in people have no cross the border over the last couple of weeks that's approximately eight hundred those in every single day or one throws in our system to norway that bangladesh can absorb those kinds of numbers particularly in the fact that bangladesh was already hosting four hundred thousand is going to few g.'s
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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 those in homes along with even half those in the trees one of the purposes of this ambitious plan is to ensure that there will hinge i do not leave those camps what we have at the moment are all enjoyed if you g.'s trying to melt into the population and what bangladesh has an official policy isn't in one thousand nine hundred to grant nor will he enjoyed it could you status because we want all of those who enjoy to one team sooner or later to be repatriated back to myanmar let's move on to other news now in the united nations has called for an investigation into the killing of thirty six government refugees by soldiers in the democratic republic of congo our correspondent malcolm webb has covered the story of burundi as refugees extensively he reports now from across the border and uganda they came here to the democratic republic of congo to safety the un says refugees died following
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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 where we are afraid could be killed. the u.n. says the demonstration was against the expulsion of too poor a million refugees they live among host communities in the eastern town of come and . as an administrator i 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 indeed to launch 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
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violent conflict across the country. the government accused of actually did issue 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 camps about forty thousand refugees are in congo where the incident took place this circumstance is not clear we have heard about it just after it happened yesterday. seen what. had gone to the place of. the many injured including very early in this circumstance we heard that there was a confrontation with the armed forces. on twitter the rooney's minister of accidental relations called for clarification about what happened but for those who already lost loved ones the answers will come too late. malcolm webb.
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uganda well the bombing started after a refugee stormed the president with four burundians way that were being held for deportation of the congolese interior ministry says troops initially fired in the air but the cattle overwhelmed off the stylings were thrown at them at least thirty six indian refugees and won colleagues officers were killed and come on you know in south kivu province the united nations says another one hundred seventeen injured thirty nine of those were gravely wounded and had to be evacuated by helicopter to the city of kabul jason stearns is the director on the call of research group at new york university center for international cooperation and he says there is a big political pecha to consider here it must be said on the issue of whether these people were actually g.'s or not most of them were not living in a refugee camp they were staying in host communities most of the people apparently were ethnic group. many tutsi. now have
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gone over towards the opposition although it's a mixed picture and in burundi. and so it's possible that some of those refugees felt that they were being targeted by the earning government that want to go back and of the congolese government that collaborated with really don't take it back in general in the past several years the congolese government has been a friend of the government in fact as pure guernsey's of the president of bernie has come under increased international criticism because one of the one of his 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 on the lease but actually and soldiers dressed up and all these uniforms and so as i said it's a confusing situation but a very great while. iraq's prime minister says he is prepared to use military force of a planned referendum on kurdish independence turns violent because an iraq has come
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under increasing pressure from regional policies and the us to call off a vote that's scheduled for the twenty fifth of september iran contra polls. the iraqi prime minister hydrilla body reacted with strong words the kurdish part of its decision to hold an independence referendum on september twenty fifth if you challenge the constitution and if you challenge the borders off you know on the border of the region then there will not be this is a public invitation to that country in the region to violate iraq because there is one which is very dangerous escalation. of bodies were to admit with a mixture of defiance and anger in the kurdish region of northern iraq the president of the kurdistan regional government masoud barzani spike 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
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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 except 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 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. said that this referendum would not be supported by the u.s. and the iraqis and the kurds needed to get together and concentrate on the fight against 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 then meant
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a chance for self-determination and their own nation state something they've been striving for a century however some party say the time is not now but they might 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. which is a. head on the. operational. matter of the caribbean island and place in the u.k. . connection to. from one. to an enchanting transit. and the weather is generally quite quiet across many parts of the middle east at the moment we do have a few showers in the east. and some of those over the mountains are giving us
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a little bit of snow now but away from there it's fine and dry still. twenty seven not quite as hot as it has been. so forty one degrees will be on much them for the eastern coast of the mediterranean we're looking at a top temperature in beirut of around twenty nine degrees and no major change as we head through monday either even further towards the south there's a major change here in doha either where the winds still feeding him from the east so still bringing in that very humid air so staying sticky with a top temperature of around thirty nine or forty degrees it's not quite that hot for since we've got more of a breeze coming in off the sea here and thirty degrees will be our maximum temperature here as we head through into monday too as we head down towards the southern parts of africa it will see a fair amount of cloud in the fall southern part so for the past few days that's now gradually edging its way eastwards it looks like it'll be over durban there on sunday making things rather gray and ensuring it's not quite as warm as it might be so our maximum temperature on sunday of seventeen degrees that's
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a little bit lower than we're expecting in cape town where the sunshine should help us over twenty possibly twenty one degrees antananarivo will be up at thirty. the weather sponsored by cats. in the. news coverage consists of. a five second sound bite not an easy solution. to. challenge the status quo. and debate the contradiction. for a new season of the show the frank. good
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to have you with us on al-jazeera these are our top stories. as restricting the movement of the hands of refugees by preventing them from leaving its border areas that set up camps to have nearly half a million people who fled violence and they bring me on my promise to shake a scene as travelling to the u.n. general assembly to ask for more international help to deal with the crisis the united nations has called for an investigation into the killing of thirty six of the indian refugees in the democratic republic of congo fighting between refugees and diaz he troops broke out after a group stormed the jail and common euro in the east of the country the u.n. says at least one hundred were wounded in the violence and iraq's prime minister says he is prepared to use military force if a planned referendum on kurdish independence turns violent he's called the vote an illegal and unconstitutional kurds in iraq have come under increasing pressure from
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the u.s. and regional powers to pull off the boat. now more than seven hundred mans from across the cotton onya region of the northeast. and spain have protested in barcelona in support of a plaid independence referendum political tensions in spain are increasing as they proposed a type of voting date nears they cut a lot of government plans to go ahead with it despite the central government's warnings of neagle prosecution called penholder reports from barcelona. we will vote they chant a vote to break away from the rest of spain good people should be there more go see. catalonia as mayors brandishing their staffs of office echo their supporters. more than seven hundred mayors gathered in barcelona state prosecutors are threatening to arrest them if they permit the independence
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referendum to be held in net pounds. the central government has declared the ballot illegal. the cuts. the real doctor also is the central government regime we live under right now this regime simply did not do enough to rice the author terri and legacy of the franco dictatorship and regional police guarded the mayor's during saturday's protest within days the same police could get orders to detain them that they never got a list of those threatening to remove mayer's. 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're not violent but they're provoking us catalonia is
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spain's wealthiest region bigger than belgium with an economy larger than greece portugal it has its own language and culture you know. i know we want to divorce from spain will be good neighbors but each want on their own patch the problem is spain doesn't that divorce and plans for the breakup are turning into an increasingly bitter fight. barcelona spain. place in malaysia the rest of seven boys suspected of starting a fire at a school which killed twenty three people on thursday the suspects aged between eleven and eighteen were detained after officers obtained. from a neighboring building most of those who died were students boarding at the school on the outskirts of. the five block the only exit to the dormitory leaving those inside trapped. right now with their brain protests against a controversial new law granting amnesty to public officials accused of corruption
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before they took an eleven arab spring protests to say it's a setback for democracy. the ports. the protest through central cheney's 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. the law gives amnesty to thousands of people who served in the government of former president. 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
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ben ali fled and went into exile in twenty fourteen parliament passed a new constitution and held for a parliamentary and presidential elections all that progress a critics is now under threat. we consider that this shameful law is only pretty great. by the subsea and his allies with russia because they had to revise the constitution to revise the political regime and also to deal a hard blow to all revolution the government says the amnesty law allows experienced businessmen and former ben ali officials to once again play a role in public life analysts say it's a risky strategy instead of actually encouraging investment. this law discourages investment because it sends a signal that the top of the state is green. corruption.
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has been the subject of months of demonstrations which will likely continue protesters say they cannot forgive people who they call the enemies of the revolution victory gayton be. now the tunisian government has lifted a ban on muslim women wearing on muslim men president of the said c recommended the change saying to those you need to modernize muslim men were allowed to marry no muslim woman but not the other way around the law changes angered muslim clerics who consider marriage rules unquestionable and islamic sharia law on which the two an asean legal system is based now u.k. police say they're investigating whether more people were involved in five days a bomb attack on the london underground train that injured thirty people in southwest london were searched on to the arrest of an eighteen year old man in the departure area of the southern port of dover military personnel have been deployed to protect case sites across the u.k. now they involve the reports. a day after the attack on
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a london underground train 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 a significant developments in the search for the person or people who planted the device and we've got the full rights of the camps terrorist police network we've got our colleagues and intelligence agencies and government helping in every way they possibly can and 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. 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 stated critical following
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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 surely go on much longer nadine barber al jazeera london. now soldiers from the u.s. backed syrian opposition forces have been killed an airstrike there also or it's not clear who carried out the strikes syrian defense force fighters have been trying to drive eisel out of the area with the help of u.s.
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warplanes. has borne. 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 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 form that there is order military council the latest push towards the city began last week the commanders 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
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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 us or. these advances bring the u.s. 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 frontline and 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. according to the syrian observatory for human
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rights at least eight hundred people have been killed in just the last few months. on the job aid. to germany now where is the final week of campaigning and the general election ahead of the vote on the twenty fourth of september chancellor angela merkel at her march and chills have been campaigning john mccain was at a rally in the northern town of. 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
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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 it 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 their own futures for that reason it's important not to create new debt in the next four years. beenz is part of angular 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
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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. ok but our government has released video of what it says is looting in the wake of harken shows people carrying guns like roman cigars from a government owned store they got into the store through a broken windows caused by a total surge during the storm at least ten people died in cuba when devastated parts of the island last week. where thousands more lost their homes and livelihoods surely galiano reports on the long and expensive rebuilding process. the night hurricane body in the town baker richard job is kept making bread and through the storm became too strong to
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continue within hours your men had destroyed his bakery in with it the only livelihood he's ever known. 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 east money shows us where his house used to be the only thing to salvage before the ruthless 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 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
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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 to 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. soon though says he wants some two thousand of a car goes nearly his entire crop. across the province hundreds of thousands of
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headers have been damaged or destroyed. the government has begun the recovery effort and local say they have done what they can and to. do was just a matter of doing work we would be doing it and we have not the solution has to come from the government. where we 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. now again and is a problem and the headlines on al jazeera and bob levey is restricting the movement of one hundred refugees by preventing them from leaving its border areas and set up camps to house nearly half a million people who fled violence in neighboring myanmar promise to shake a scene as travelling to the un general assembly to ask for more international help
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to deal with the crisis. the united nations has called for an investigation into the killing of thirty six burgundy and refugees by songwriters of the democratic republic of congo fighting between refugees and d r c troops broke out after a group storm the jail and come on your role in the east of the country the u.n. says at least one hundred were wounded in the violence. iraq's prime minister says he is prepared to use military force if a planned referendum on kurdish independence turns violent he's called the vote an illegal and unconstitutional kurds in iraq have come under increasing pressure from regional powers and the west to call off the vote. u.k. police say they're investigating whether more people were involved in friday's bomb attack on a london underground train that injured thirty people. a home in southwest london was searched after the arrest of an eighteen year old man in the departure area of the southern port of dover the terror threat level in the u.k. remains at critical with police on high alert for another attack at least twelve
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people have been killed by a saudi led coalition air strike in yemen somalia province local sources cervical was hit by the strike about one hundred fifty kilometers northeast of the capital samar those killed include four children. the tennesseean government has lifted a ban on muslim women marrying muslim men president of a sheikh are the steps he recommended to change saying to his units to modernize muslim men were allowed to marry non muslim women but not the other way around the law changes angered muslim crêpe clerics who consider marriage rules are questionable and islamic sharia law on which the tune is in legal system is based police in malaysia say they've arrested seven boys suspected of starting a fire at a school which killed twenty three people on thursday the suspects aged between an eleven and eighteen were detained after officers obtained c.c.t.v. footage from a neighboring building most of those who died were students boarding at the school
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