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in this community in one month. one of several. children sometimes in the crossfire would rival gangs fight the parents and grandparents what they call a. hundred and fifty volunteers. working class. the volunteers. are prevented from leaving. hundreds of living in squalid conditions. for my head. as
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a purana and so i had. killed by troops in the democratic republic of congo. iraq's prime minister. on kurdish independence turned violent and a mass cleanup operation off. to the caribbean island. where the government has announced tough restrictions on the movement of one hundred refugees crossing over from myanmar. to setting up a new camps to homes more than four hundred thousand refugees who fled ethnic violence and rock state according to state media the rich are also barred from using public transport and looking for accommodation outside these cramped refugee camps. promised to shake a scene as travelling to unite in the. assembly to ask for more help to deal with
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the crisis the un has warned that about sixty percent of those who fled to children and they are facing severe health concerns of a child who has more now from. bangladesh authorities in a new move is restricted movement of rowing hours across the country police checkpoints have been set up in different junction and access road from the corpse of a very young so that during us going to move to the other parts of the country many of the rowing as well 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 cycle on and all the major natural disaster now in the long run bangladesh and diplomatic front would want to pressure me on my to take back this is going but on the other side of the broader the myanmar government
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would probably risk them moving back because they've already started mining there in france in those places most of their own 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 are most of their owing guys will remain a stateless people in this side of the border in bangladesh now is a mother to him is a senior fellow at the center for global policy and he says they won't have the resources to 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 who have no cross the border over the last couple of weeks that's approximately eight hundred thousand every single day or one third as in our words is simply no way that bangladesh can absorb those kinds of numbers particularly in
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the fact that bangladesh was already hosting four hundred thousand is going if you g.'s so there is 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 the hinge i do not leave those camps what we have at the moment i really enjoyed a few days trying to melt into the population and what bangladesh has enough if you polish it into nine hundred ninety two great nordic enjoyed if you do starters because we want all of those who enjoy to out one team sooner or later to be repatriated back to myanmar let's move on to other news now in palestinian political group hamas has agreed to hold talks with a viable fatah about holding a general election the two factions last held elections in two thousand and six what chamas won and briefly form the government there also expected to discuss dissolve in the guards a ministers of committee both sides were involved in the conflict in two thousand
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and seven which led to four thousand all in the occupied west bank and hamas governing gaza the united nations has called for an investigation into the killing of thirty six burundian refugees by soldiers in the democratic republic of congo a correspondent malcolm webb has covered the story all over and its refugees extensively he reports from across the border and uganda they came here to the democratic republic of congo to save 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 could be killed. 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 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 violent conflict across the country. the government accused of extradition killings and torture to silence critics deny that 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 after it happened
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yesterday a team was darkness staff is also has gone to the place also to treat the mentally injured including very severely injured the circumstances we heard that there was a confrontation with the armed forces and shooting on twitter really is minister rexton relations called for clarification about what happened but for those who already lost loved ones the answers will come too late. markham web al-jazeera kampala uganda but the violence started after refugees storm a prison where four ball indians were being held for deportation the congolese interior ministry says troops and actually fired in the air that became overwhelmed after style and thrown at them at least thirty six are under investigation one congolese officer were killed and coming your no in south kivu province the united nations says another hundred and seventeen were injured thirty nine of those were
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gravely wounded and had to be evacuated by helicopter to the city of the carver jason stearns of the director of the congo research group at new york university center for international cooperation he says there is a bigger political picture to consider here. 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 didn't want to go back and the congolese government then collaborated with bringing government safe back in general in the past several years the congolese 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 one of its remaining allies in
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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 you know and so interest dressed up in call these uniforms and so as i said it's a confusing situation but a very grave one. to iraq now with a promise to says he's prepared to use military force if a plan a referendum on kurdish independence turns violent the kurds in iraq have come under increasing pressure from regional policy and the u.s. to call off the vote that's for the twenty fifth of september and wrong. 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 borders off you are on the border of the region and there will not be this is
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a public invocation to countries in the region to violate iraq 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 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 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 militia says any ballot box will be
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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 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. reason 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 like meant a chance for self-determination and their own nation state something they've been striving for the navy a century however some parties 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. how does it appeal. for a by election for the former prime minister's seat. a controversial reconciliation
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bill and. a setback for democracy. hello there the weather is generally quite quiet across many parts of the middle east at the moment we do have a few showers in the far eastern part of our map and some of those over the mountains are giving us a little bit of snow now but away from there it's largely fine and dry still fairly warm forcing kabul a twenty seven and not quite as hot as it has been in kuwait so forty one degrees where we are marksman 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
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a top temperature of around thirty nine or forty degrees it's not quite that hot for since a lot lower 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 to a southern parts of africa it will see a fair amount of cloud in the far southern parts over 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 more quite as warm as it might be so our maximum temperature on sunday of seventeen degrees that's 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. along europe's borders tensions are increasing as nato strengthens us defenses and russia gears up for its own of course what worries about unpredictability will
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have to be prepared and we have to react to it. every translate into the real thing as they say if you don't want to work for a war people in power reports this story are going on a bear hunt at this time. to have you with us on al-jazeera these are our top stories. in the movement of refugees by preventing them from leaving at the border areas that set up camps to house nearly half a million people who fled violence and neighboring 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. has called for an investigation into the killing of thirty six the indian by fiji's by soldiers in the democratic republic of congo fighting between refugees and troops broke out after a group stormed the jail and come on you and the east country the un says things to hundred wounded in the by. iraq's prime minister says his prepared to use military force of a planned referendum on independence turns violent. illegal and unconstitutional kurds in iraq have come under increasing pressure from the u.s. and regional powers to call off the vote. to pakistan now where voting is underway in the city of lahore for a parliamentary by election the. want to seen as a test of support for formal promised and now washy and has pm out and party and has political hot lad off to he was dismissed from office his wife cool song will be voting for the parliamentary seat to shooting for us disqualified by the supreme
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court in july of a corruption allegations well let's get more on this knowledge our correspondent c'mon haida he's joining us from outside a polling station in the horse so how is polling going come out. so far the avoiding it under way in about two hundred and twenty polling stations. or three hundred forty thousand registered wards out of rachel wood one hundred forty dollars no women but as you mentioned it did indeed a crew sure ok for now watch any. party specially after qualification toward head today really reflect the mood of the electorate a read a day a leg i don't know why who may even become the next prime minister of the country joe will be a border to be dad but david going to be a float in the four corners shared between bargained on that he can't stop watching
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headed by imran khan there are the mainstream political parties who are also content being over forty candidates for the closer they want to share the family if they're going to do well in the upcoming election then brandy eighty and waited things stand now for now was assured anything politically come out. well no why should all day one of vacation for life and left for london re why it's said to be suffering from a drawer and its political. grave right given the fact that their job report had also rejected a view predation. of course that particular conte really for sure where the people are and the border should evolve. gaijin why did they rule against the ruling. and read that they came once again he had been elected from the un he.
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ran right and i have very much that. the joining us live from the horror thank you . to zimbabwe now it. has been airlifted to south africa for medical treatment the former prime minister recently confirmed that he has been diagnosed with colon cancer bob his party the movement for democratic change says the treatment as a routine procedure channel i will be president robert mugabe's main opponent in the country's two thousand and eighteen general election. there been protests and against a controversial law granting concessions to public officials accused of corruption before the two thousand and eleven arab spring protests to say it's a setback for democracy. the process through central china's was mostly by young people who say the amnesty law passed by parliament on wednesday is rewinding the revolution that took place
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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 musial 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 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
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is only pretty new to a great. vibe. 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 revolutions. the government says the amnesty allows experienced businessmen and former banally 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 lighting corruption. the embassy 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 victoria gate and be al jazeera. and it's an israeli government has lifted a ban on muslim women marrying muslim men president said she said needed to modernize
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muslim men were allowed to marry non muslim women but not the other way around the changes and of muslim clerics who consider marriage rules unquestionable and as on which the tune is in legal system is based. soldiers from the u.s. backed syrian opposition forces have been killed and strikes and so on it's not clear who carried out the strikes syrian democratic force fighters have been trying to drive isolate of the area with the help of u.s. warplanes and some of his more. more than seventy five thousand people who 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 toward hostile god only the elderly and the disabled were left behind we had to leave because the treatment of the difficulties there
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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's your military council the latest push towards the city began last week some of 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 more than sixty seven kilometers towards darrow's or 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 her saka 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
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u.s. backed troops air strikes on saturday killed as the a fight 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 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. not according to the syrian observatory for human rights at least eight hundred people have been killed in just the last few months. from job aid. to malaysia now where police 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 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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on the outskirts of kuala lumpur the far block to the only exit of the dormitory leaving those inside trapped now 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 house in a town southwest of london was searched after 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 key sites across the u.k. the report. a day after the attack on a london underground train 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 called 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 counts terrorist police now what we've got our colleagues in the intelligence agencies and government helping in every way
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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 threats in this country i'm glad 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 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
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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 to the u.s. now where more than forty protests have been arrested in the city of st louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer of the shooting of a black man this was the scene on saturday's plains. take acid demonstrations offer the verdict jason stokley was cleared of first degree murder and the two thousand and eleven shooting death of anthony the moss the u.s. department of justice says it won't have a new civil rights investigation into the case while st louis may let a crew since house was talked to by protesters unfortunately we did have incidents of sporadic violence and vandalism and that will be the lasting images written about in the newspaper and played over and over on t.v.
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. as i've said over the past several days we will protect the rights of people who protest demonstrate and have their opinions heard. we draw the line though of violence we understand the desire to disrupt but we do not understand and will not understand the does that desire to for destruction or for harming people we will protect all of our residents. q does the government has one of these video of what it says is looting and the wake of harken and shows people carrying goods like roman cigars from a government on store they got into the store with a broken one dog was caused by a tidal surge during the storm while at least ten people died in cuba when hearken to the devastated parts of the island last week thousands more lost their homes and livelihoods judea galiano report found a long and expensive rebuilding process. the night hurricane body in the
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town baker richard chobits kept making bread and through the storm became too strong to continue within hours your men had destroyed his baker and 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 us money shows us where his house used to be the only thing salvaged 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
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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 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 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 to. do was just a matter of doing work we would be doing it and we have nothing no solution has 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. al-jazeera. and i would get an ominous of a promise and don't harbor the headlines on al-jazeera bond of the issues 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 and neighboring myanmar promised to shake
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a scene a travelling to the un 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 burundian refugees by soldiers in the democratic republic of congo fighting between refugees and d.l.c. troops broke out after a good stormed a jail and come on your will in the east of the country the u.n. says at least one hundred people were wounded in the violence. palestinian group hamas has agreed to hold talks with a viable fatah about holding a general election the two factions last held elections in two thousand and six watch how mass one and briefly formed a government there also expected to discuss dissolving the gaza administrative committee both sides were involved in the conflict in two thousand and seven which led to the occupied west bank and how massive govern in gaza. iraq's prime minister says he is prepared to use military force if a planned referendum on kurdish independence turns violent has described the vote
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is illegal and unconstitutional kurds in iraq have come under increasing pressure from regional powers and the u.s. to call off the vote now voting is underway on the part of funny city of lahore for a parliamentary by election former prime minister nawaz sharif's wife calls should be for as the frontrunner for the seat was vacated in july after city was disqualified and dismissed from office by the supreme court of the corruption allegations the vote seems a test of support for sharif and has pm out and party in his political heartland u.k. police are investigating whether more people were involved in fighters bomb attack on a london underground train that injured thirty people a house in a town southwest of london was searched after the arrest of an eighteen year old man. the two dizzy and government has lifted a ban on muslim one marrying non muslim men present a beijing car the said she recommended the change saying to news you need to modernize muslim men were allowed to marry non muslim women but not the other way
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round right those are the headlines on al-jazeera people in power is coming up next . russian filmmaker under a necker self continues his journey across his homeland to discover what life is like under putin during his travels he meets christians and muslims patriots and separatists i thought the locals in the southeast were on our side when i arrived i don't do something completely different someone to leave petitions russia but for other russian possible means hope and the challenge of happens in search of putin's russia at this time on al-jazeera. with nato building up its presence among europe's northeast borders and russia just not carrying out massive wargames of its own could these rehearsals ever translate
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