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as a dark secret one used investigate sexual misconduct inside the most powerful institution in the philippines at this time on al-jazeera. the. top general blames for hendra for the violence that displaced hundreds of thousands of people. you know and welcome to al-jazeera live from our headquarters in doha the million is a problem also ahead the wife of pakistan's former prime minister mal washer influence
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has three city. cautious optimism as palestinian president mahmoud abbas welcomes a reconciliation offer from vital hamas plus. there were. protests on the race relations in the u.s. city of st louis turned violent for the night. top general as blaming the head of the violence that spot the country's refugee crisis in a post on his facebook account a gentleman on healing urged people and the media in myanmar to unite over the head to issue hundreds of thousands of a hand to muslims have fled to neighboring along the base to escape what the u.n. says is ethnic cleansing the country's military has been accused of deliberately targeting civilians while the general said that the recent upsurge in violence will . an attempt by extremists bengalis and the kind state to build
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a stronghold and built a thong and long tall he continued by saying they demanded recognition as a henge or was he denied ever being ethnic in myanmar all time the child is following developments from cox's bazar needy bonded beijing young border myanmar's top military man many young on his personal facebook posting on sunday rs them in my book this coming to unite together on the rohingya issues in a facebook posting he referred to the ranger insurgents as bengali extremists trying to set up food hall in the right kind state of myanmar province now obviously this is personal posting but it appears to be a propaganda and a strategy to clearly the man my but this community to show that the range of community in the article that our kind problems rather are nothing more than bangladeshi settlers are after them as bengali extremists some of the reason the
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insurgency that took place in the beginning of last month at least twelve security personnel are killed he also said that at least one to three encounters of with myanmar security force took place within that time now we know that the myanmar government has referred to the heroes in your community as bengali settler previously also it's nothing new how about something that is under the current crisis appears to be a strategy rather than a personnel posting what will happen is down the road is so many ranges coming over to bangladesh as refugees will be stuck here because the border areas are non mine and their fans the border area these people do not have documents to go back to myanmar prove that there are angels from the kind providence this will end up being a situation in the long run could very well be a potential ground for insurgency campaign against agenda in myanmar by their own india community. let's move on to other news now the wife of pakistan's former
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prime minister now washer reef has won his parliamentary seat the country's supreme supreme court disqualified heaven and the corruption allegations cold so now wash away from the bali action securing the seat for the eastern city of lahore she defeated the rival party's candidate in absentia well let's get more on this now with our correspondent kemal high that he's joining us live from the hole so what is the when main kemal for sharif. party. well it must be understood that ordered their hometown and they were expected to rain here anyway the larger time now why should a void elected from that same constituency worn by a huge margin however detroit not glorified with emraan khan's bardi the p.d.i. coming in and a new party the milly muslim league with it going off your. coming though
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it were that significant in iran although it would already a foregone conclusion that they should leave the order in their feet and their vocal so i'm not having any problems although the margin of the rain was significantly lowered their time so the support then remains in the hole for the pm out and he is cool so i'm sure he's likely to be the next prime minister until the general elections. well that was the plan if you remember after the disqualification of no watch the plan was to bring in brothers it's a bar should a vote governed lee the chief minister of the punjab province and the next prime minister until general election then a measure of grain v eighteen is going to be from the re beginning the blind but one of the sheriff would replace him however the. shahbaz sharif children are british politician and therefore. the important thing now will be whether she will
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now be worn in the prime minister because mr abbasi was born in the in dedham prime minister big question of course the pm and which are in a watch party will be saying that de vere indicated and that they have a good chance of courting a big victory in the next general election come on thank you very much for that for now that's come on high the joining us live from the hall i thank you. now palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas has welcomed an offer by have mof to set up a unity government in gaza and masses on gaza for ten years it's going to dismantle the administrative committee that runs the strip and to hold elections the move is seen as a major breakthrough towards resolving a long and better disputed that is how i feel such reports the real challenge lies in its implementation. the pressure has been mounting on hamas the results of ten years of israeli and egyptian blockade have been intensified this year by rival
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palestinian faction facts are the facts our leader palestinian president mahmoud abbas has cut salary payments and electricity supplies attempting to pressurise hamas into giving up its sole control of gaza hamas turn to egypt which pushed the palestinian reconciliation. we responded to these efforts and made a brave decision to dissolve the administrative committee and now there are no excuses for a bass and a bass has one choice only to respond positively to achieve the palestinian dream of national unity. that dream was riven by gunfire in two thousand and seven when hamas prevailed in street battles and the political division between gaza and the occupied west bank began repeated attempts to reconcile have collapsed this time five times says it's ready to send its officials to gaza that plans are in place for the unity government to get to work its no matter of details. we now look
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positively on this but we need clarifications and the clarifications should come from the guarantor and the mediator which is egypt some of those who potentially have the most to gain from any deal between hamas and fatah and the hundreds of thousands of gazans who live in refugee camps like this one but over ten years of separation economic blockade they become used to being let down. they certainly borne the brunt of the palestinian authority's recent pressure tactics four hours electricity a day has become the norm this on top of a crippled economy which is left mahmoud and his four sons among so many others in gaza without jobs. reconciliation could solve the power problem it could solve the water problem the markets are empty because people have no money no regular salaries people live without being able to plan. their remains much to resolve such as who has ultimate control over the armed wing of hamas what
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happens to the tens of thousands of hamas employees who till now have been working in a parallel administration to the palestinian authority is in the details and once. tried to figure out the issue of future palestinian resistance in the issue of how last forty five forty thousand employees and. issues that might be a big problem other issues loom not least how mahmoud abbas handles relations with the u.s. and israel both of which describe as a terrorist group gazans though are more interested in decision could make any time now to lift the recent restrictions and make their lives a little better. al-jazeera gaza. human rights groups say thousands of women have been raped and sexually assaulted during the four year civil war and south sudan they blame the abuses on president salva peers government troops and opposition forces loyal to former vice president react marcher many civilians have fled to
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seek safety and labor in uganda from where malcolm webb reports. florence walked through the bush for two days in south sudan the sandals to get to the safety of this refugee camp in uganda she told us that was after five government soldiers gang raped her along with four other women with chains a name and hidden her face. my husband was following the shot distance behind us when he came and found these men on me he told them to stop they grabbed him immediately and killed him with a knife we had many similar stories from the people in the camps men tortured or killed and women gang raped by government soldiers he told them all ethnic groups other than theirs should leave south sudan people in this tent and all arrive within the last couple of days there waiting to be registered the u.n. says more than a million of arrived here in uganda since the conflict began health workers here
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say they think there are very many among them who survived sexual violence with a thing just a fraction of them coming forward. in recent weeks opposition troops have fought government forces near the border with uganda but ever since the conflict began in twenty thirteen rights groups say sexual violence has been a widely used weapon by both sides. amnesty international says thousands of women girls and some men are victims the u.n. report last year said seventy percent of women in the camps around the capital juba have been raped the spokesman for the government forces told the soldiers who rape a punished and he question what we've been told in the camps although it's of essential burslem to know for sure that they are not made up without someone coming forward all part of these are claims that are being made in the revenue comes out to get caught means that they are not being told to say we are things about this family opposition forces have been accused of sexual violence to the majority of
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allegations have been of sexual violence by government soldiers can stop the war crimes prosecutor has worked on tribunals for many conflicts he investigated south sudan's conflict for the u.n. he says the sexual violence is the worst he's ever known that such a high level of incidents widespread. being wrong on for substantial period of time not as isolated incidents. you know one can only one can only conclude that work crimes involving sexual violence are taking place like in the camps mary not her real name says she wants justice but doesn't expect it she says she was raped by three soldiers they found her fleeing with her husband killed him and threw her baby in a bush. they tied up blindfold on my face they took all my possessions and stripped me three of them were all on me after i grabbed my
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baby and left i was naked now i have nothing. malcolm webb al-jazeera west nile uganda. to the head on the border to chile celebrates its independence day we report from a remote desert town course in a territorial dispute with libya. and in nigeria in school teaching children made orphans by boko haram is a top united nations envoy. hello the skies a largely clear across the middle east once again more very hot sunshine achiles of one of the. over towards afghanistan elsewhere it doesn't look settled also hot
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sunshine aleppo thirty five celsius forty four therefore baghdad was a more pleasant twenty nine in beirut over the next couple of days into the mid forty's therefore kuwait city is well and well again the low forty's across much of the arabian peninsula forty celsius the abu dhabi thirty nine forty degrees here in the go on through the next day and such also want to just around the southern end of the peninsula southern parts of amman into the gulf of aden southern parts of the red sea did just see wanted to show i was squeeze out of that rather cloud thick cloud make this way from the eastern cape seems a violent storms coming through southern and eastern parts of south africa recently things will quieten down as we go on through tuesday warm sunshine coming back into temperatures at around twenty seven degrees celsius in the winds easing off we'll see larvae showers continuing around the european highlands all the way across into uganda pushing across into comma road more big showers there into southern parts of
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nigeria and those showers stretch across ghana into liberia. a survivor of the genocide there are people. suffering. in the woods the bones of the victims of the srebrenica massacre. to rest and given peace to the victims' families if i could just find if i could bury him. at this time on al-jazeera.
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it's good to have you with us on. top stories. of the violence that sparked the country's refugee crisis hundreds of thousands of muslims have fled to neighboring. ethnic cleansing the wife of former prime minister. the country's supreme court disqualified the corruption allegations. by elections. for the eastern city of lahore and palestinian president. by hamas to set up a unity government of gaza. to dismantle the administration. and to hold elections. but. has ruled that the kurdish independence referendum could detract from the need to defeat eisel iraq iran and
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turkey oppose the poll of demonstrators marched through the streets of istanbul on sunday in protest iran's government has threatened to end all border and security arrangements with the kurdish regional authority in northern iraq if the vote goes ahead. it is following the story from. this might be the first explicit statement coming out of iran but certainly there have been several warnings by the iranian government over the past few months relations actually between tehran and the kurdish authorities have been strained for quite a while now at the bottom line iran sees this as a threat to its own national security in the sense that iran has a sizable kurdish population several iranian kurdish opposition parties are based here in northern iraq and iran fears that this referendum even though nonbinding if it goes ahead might pull the aspirations of the iranian kurds just
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those are exactly the same fears that turkey has for example now the mood here remains defiant over the past few days. and he has held rallies and he has said very bluntly that the referendum will go ahead because the alternative put forward by the international community may need the u.s. to u.k. and the u.n. is actually not clear enough is not is not binding enough in the sense that. it. to postpone this referendum until after the iraqi general elections are to be held in two thousand and eighteen but i think it would be would like to get a assurance guarantees from baghdad that after that it will go ahead with this referendum. to the u.s. now a protests in the city of st louis have turned violent for a light following day a quarter of
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a white former police officer of the shooting of a black man at least forty people were arrested on saturday the twenty gay to be reports. the protests in st louis seven fridays divisive verdict ended in violence for a third night with police ordering demonstrators to disperse. more than a thousand people had marched through the city determined to make their point peacefully . yes. they're upset over the killing of a black man by a white a hossa almost six years ago and smith fled from police in december twentieth levon after an alleged drug dealer outside a fast food restaurant shortly after the chase began officer jason stokely was filmed saying this. smith was shot five times during the trial prosecutors allege stokley planted
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a gun in smith's car after he shot him it took four years the stockley to be charged with murder but a missouri state judge found stokley not guilty saying the prosecution had failed to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt that the verdict led to days of protests some of them violent we will continue to ensure our citizens first amendment rights are protected however we will not tolerate valan violence against citizens police officers or damage to property federal prosecutors have rejected calls for a new civil rights investigation but protesters say they won't give up on their fight for justice victoria gates and the al-jazeera. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson has said a military response may be the only option to contain north korea after another missile was fired over japan on friday genesis says he favors a. it'll solution but that it might not be possible if our diplomatic efforts fail
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though our military option will we will be the only one left so all of this is backed up by a very strong and resolute military option but be clear we seek a peaceful solution to the us military chiefs from twenty nine countries a meeting in seoul involved korea isn't officially on the agenda it is expected to be discussed a three star chinese general is heading his country's delegation is the first visit to south korea by a high level chinese military official in more than a year and thomas has more from seoul this meeting of military leaders from across the asia pacific region does take place every two years so it wasn't cold specifically this time around because of the latest north korean crisis or of course that will dominate the talks thank you moon the former secretary general of the united nations gave the main speech on monday and in it he was pretty strong saying that nobody wants a war but when the chips are down unfortunately we have to take all necessary measures it seems little coincidence that on monday as well south korea's defense
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ministry said that it was watching the gehry nuclear site in north korea carefully and they believed it was being readied for another nuclear test they also announced that a u.s. aircraft carrier will be coming to this region in october and that there would be a combined missile alert drills the tween soldiers of the south korean army the japanese and the united states it's all of this donald trump fired off one of his tweets he's since the late of it but then it's he said that he spoke with president asked him how rocket man is doing a reference of course tongue in cheek to kim jong un but not everybody in south korea saw it that way when it first came out some took him at is we're at his words and thought that maybe he was suggesting president moon and kim jong un are friends they're not of course nuance though and sarcasm sometimes missed on twitter. fighting has broken out in the bolivian city of the pause between police and
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protesters demonstrators accuse president evo morales of protecting the local man from corruption charges authorities say protesters use weapons offer they blocked the main road offices use tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd. now chinese national independence day is being overshadowed by rising tensions with its neighbor bolivia has gone to the international court of justice demanding chile be obliged to negotiate an outlet to the pacific ocean a latin america editor lucien newman has more on the territorial dispute from the chilean desert town of oh yeah where. this is the at that gamma the world's driest desert. one hundred thirty years ago destroyed barren expanse was part of bolivia. and nearly thirty seven hundred meters above sea level the tiny desert town of oh yeah we're proudly celebrates chile's national independence holiday with a military parade. just five hundred meters from the bolivian border it's
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meant to underscore that all this is now the chilean territory the two neighbors don't have diplomatic ties and relations are at their worst since bolivia lost the eighteen eighty four war of the pacific but costa it's only access to the pacific ocean. plain cake has been living in minerals for the now and the importance of making your honest and up of africa from poor hundred kilometers south of here to libya free passage and it also gives it a corridor to the chilean port of id but one of the libyans that's not good enough people is libya's president evo morales has made sovereign access to the pacific his number one priority he's brought chile before the international court of justice in the hague to try to force it to negotiate chile's foreign minister tells us what alice is dreaming is century and a half later or most is they want to research or learn third thore. they want.
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so our own territory and that is unacceptable of course we're living in their twenty first century is one of them but bolivian cysts it will never give up its claims not just to a pacific order but now also to this small atacama desert river the seilala chile is countersuing bolivia after morales accused of stealing the water that flows through both countries the mayor of chile's last desert outpost insists the feud isn't impacting daily life. it might take another hundred years before the two governments reach agreement but the communities on both sides of the border work together they existed long before the divisions. we crossed into the even smaller bolivian community of iowa there we met valentino mcdonald who sells soft drinks to the border guards like most bolivians she too has
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a dream. we haven't seen the ocean we don't have an ocean in bolivia where it is. but it's no laughing matter with the libya's president now calling for all citizens to join a militia to defend the country's sovereignty chile is standing more firm than ever leaving little reason to expect an end to the longest running territorial conflict in the americas. you see in human i'll just cedar or yeah wages. the u.s. government is considering closing its recently reopened embassy in cuba after diplomats continue to experience mysterious health problems about twenty staff of south and mild traumatic brain injury or permanent here in loss after suspected solich attacks to end the save resumed operations in two thousand and fifteen after diplomatic relations were re-established with cuba. now in one of her first public
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appearances since being released from prison chelsea manning has told a conference and talk of that she is not an american traitor the former u.s. army intelligence analyst says she made an ethical decision when she leaked three quarters of a million classified military documents to wiki leaks she was convicted in two thousand and thirteen and released after serving seven years of a thirty five year sentence now the founder of a school for orphan children in nigeria has won a top united nations award. has helped children whose parents have been killed by the armed groups. from other gay and northeastern nigeria catherine sawyer reports . children in my do green line that a.b.c.'s and one two three s. but this is not an ordinary class many of the pupils have seen what no child should some have watched their parents killed most often who fled attacks or the nigerian
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army pursuing the group in the north east the center has more than five hundred children including those whose parents were members of also. just made myself with maybe a few that yes i can do what they're. telling me do. you do what you ask them to do. than a mostafa founded the future progress islamic foundation ten years ago his mission is to do what is fighting against provide education and help war widows for that he's won a un humanitarian award. things. like . so this.
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over the years boko haram fighters have burnt schools killed and kidnapped students there more than two hundred girls from a boarding school in chibok three years ago shock to many most of all was involved in negotiating the release of some of the girls many children are no longer safe in their home villages are being used to attack markets camps for displaced people and other. people. including children. people in this camp. what they are may can do is very we just want peace. stuff or
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has given children a safe haven but says that as long as many others out there are unprotected and threatened his job is far from over catherine saw al-jazeera my degree northeastern nigeria. venezuela and iran has been challenge for alleged involvement in stealing a police helicopter with a pilot who led an attack on a government buildings combiner has been charged with association with terrorism and says police officers stole a helicopter with a companion and used it to follow shots of the supreme court president has called it an attempted coup. you know again i'm a bit of a product and the headlines on al-jazeera must top general is blaming the henjak for the violence that spot the country's refugee crisis hundreds of thousands of
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one hundred muslims have fled to neighboring vong of aish to escape ethnic cleansing and a post on his facebook account to gentlemen laying urged people to unite over the revenge issue the wife of pakistan's former prime minister now washer dave has won his parliamentary seat. on the the whole by election the seat became vacant in july when now washee was disqualified by the supreme court or the corruption allegations that were not glorified with emraan accounts party the p.d.i. coming in and a new party the milly muslim league with and then off your. coming card it really significant in iran although. really a foregone conclusion that the order in their feed and their vocal is still not having any problems although the margin of the rain was significantly lowered their . palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas has welcomed an offer by hamas to
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set up a unity government in gaza hamas israel gaza for ten years it's agreed to dismantle the administrative committee that runs the strip and to hold elections human rights groups say thousands of women have been raped and sexually assaulted during the four year war and south sudan they blamed the abuses on the government troops of president salva care and office and forces loyal to formalize president react. u.n. secretary general on toya good tears has warned that the planned kurdish independence referendum would detract from the need to defeat eisel iraq iran and turkey all oppose the polls for the twenty fifth of september but the kurdistan regional government says there's no chance the vote will be delayed protests over race relations in the u.s. city of st louis have turned violent for a third night they follow the acquittal of a white former police officer of the shooting of a black man and twenty and they haven't and military chiefs from twenty nine countries a meeting in seoul while north korea isn't officially on the agenda it is expected
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