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to the greater antilles that means more rain for cuba. the weather sponsored by cattle. they thought they were americans until they broke the law now they're deported to cambodia for life. one of the families fighting for their loved ones at this time on al jazeera. this is al jazeera. and i'm adrian for again this is that he is live from doha coming up in the next
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sixty minutes. thousands go to the polls to vote in catalonia secession referendum the government calls the vote in legal and irresponsible. accusations and insults between president trumpet a city of puerto rican official as the u.s. caribbean territory struggles to recover from hurricane maria. a rare admission by secretary of state rex tillerson the u.s. is in direct talks with north korea. and searching for justice one man's case against police in new york highlighted in a new documentary. as voters continue to go to the polls the spanish government has called catalonia as controversial session referendum illegal and unconstitutional the remarks come
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several hours after polls opened and seems a violent spain's national poll. towards voters of polling stations couple of years government says that more than three hundred people have been injured spain's deputy prime minister says the police response was proportionate we have correspondents right across spain covering this for us john hendren is in barcelona tony berkley it will join us from madrid but first let's speak to call penn hole who is in barcelona on the outskirts of the city couple of hours ago karl you witnessed that heavy handed spy spanish police first hand. absolutely adrian we did see the spanish national riot police wading into a crowd that had set up a human cordon a human blockade outside the education department it was being used as a voting station it does seem that the civilians the people who want to vote are carrying out
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a campaign of peaceful civil disobedience when the spanish riot police waded in however they were dragging people away very forcefully pulling hair twisting arms one location we saw an elderly lady with blood pouring down her face another location a man stretchered away but i want to show you what is happening here now we're in the district. on the outskirts of barcelona a working class district the people here are telling is they are very fearful that riot police could arrive here any time soon they've heard rumors that twenty police vans are in the area but this they go inside to vote and when they come out as you can see this lady doing right now they're putting these colored post it notes on the wall expressing some of their thoughts and ideas of the day this lady has just written catalan pride here just stuck in the wall there a pen so they can write things down another one here a long live freedom want to hear
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a call to the spanish prime minister mariano rajoy to quit to step down and another warning here down with the monarchy because don't forget this is a referendum not only to break away from spain but to set up a republic and that would mean also breaking away from the spanish monarchy now talking of the monarchy and of central government in madrid we've been hearing from spain's deputy prime minister today spain has declared this referendum illegal and while catalan officials are calling the police reaction a disproportionate and unacceptable use of force this is what the deputy prime. minister had to say about it you know. we never wanted to follow this part and it doesn't make any sense for it to continue i urge the leaders of the parties to stop acting so it responsibly and from now on to accept that whatever was illegal should never have happened it makes no sense to continue and it won't take
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us anywhere therefore you should put an end to this immediately and it is up to you to put an end to the situation which will lead to nothing good. and at the entrance of this high school people have been drawing in chalky you may not make it out but the words no passant that is spanish for they shall not pass it's a message to the spanish riot police who these voters fear could be on the way now but that is also a slogan used by the communist factions during the civil war against the fascists you've got to remember that this referendum is not only dividing catalan society but reigniting memories of the civil war barcelona played a key role in that but this is inside the voting station you can see people spending their time during and here they tell me that voting has been very smooth and that right now there aren't too many people left. we're just
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seeing if we can see how many how the how long the line is now but we're told it's not it's not very big because they say that here it has been pretty effective we can see some of those ballot boxes there at the voting tables quite full now but they say here that they haven't had too many interruptions that wife i has been functioning ok so they've been able to check the voter registration as well and to see right now there are not too many voter lines adrian all right called many thanks indeed on the outskirts of basra and elsewhere in the city as al jazeera is john hendren let's talk to him now more about the the divisions among counseling society that call was speaking about the the government's the central government in madrid calls this vote illegal irresponsible and unconstitutional john is that how people there say it. well if you look behind me adrian you
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will see a lot of people who disagree with that statement these people have been spontaneously chanting whether we are here or not which means we will vote they lined up by the thousands there were a couple times when there were rumors that the spanish police the spanish national police were coming here they stayed here and every once in a while inside of the polling place behind me those that national voter registry system will go down that's the one they check each voter against and they just wait for their own people to set up a new web site so they can continue verifying those votes and people here have been waiting all day to do that this is what the ballot looks like adrian it's a simple yes or no in three languages and what you hear right now is a chant i was talking to you about. this has been going on all day this is the
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center of this city that if you go to the outskirts you will cease. vanished last seen you talk to people you don't necessarily want to see we talked to some of them and this is what they had to say this isn't about you and i lived here for sixty years of course they love catalonia it's where my children are where my family lives but there's no reason why we have problems with this obsession. if i am catalunya and i don't think like the secessionist to know that i'm from the outside but then when i go to my family home then i'm also from the outside so where am i from and what identity do i have. firstly i'm from the town of high and then i'm on the loo theon finally i'm spanish. now that is what you hear outside in town in some of these neighborhoods but here in the center of barcelona there is really very little debate going on at all and
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where we're seeing surprising number of people come to the polls now the catalonia government says that seventy two percent of polls remain open the spanish government says it's more like fifty percent but it doesn't really matter because they've pulled a particular kind of a neat trick here and normally what happens is when you go to a polling system when you go to a polling station you're only you're one of the people in that neighborhood who are registered to be there and they only have a list of those people well one of the things that they did here was ensure that each polling booth had a list of all of the voters so if your polling place is closed you can simply go to another one and vote so the fact that seventy percent or fifty percent of the polling places are open and yours isn't it does not mean you cannot vote and people have been enthusiastic about coming out and they have been enthusiastic about telling us that they're voting yes john what about the people we saw a few moments ago who are against this referendum in the first place i'll they going to bomb the photo they're going to come out and register their no vote.
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adrian most of those people that we have talked to have said they are not coming to vote they are boycotting this election if you're seeing people stand behind me right now that's because word is gone out that the police are coming here right now we don't see them yet but they are now is made every once in a while it hasn't always come to pass not at this station in any case but there are plenty of people who oppose sanction but those people generally have boycotted this election and there's also a sense of intimidation john to be able to say that there is such enthusiasm here certainly in the center of barcelona which is you know the biggest city in catalonia that people feel a little intimidated some of the you heard some of that in the voices of the people who just lamb so it's certainly mixed but there are surprisingly large numbers of
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people lining up at the polling booths last time there was a referendum two point four million people voted but the spanish government did not crack down that time i talked to the president of catalonia carlos and he said you might be surprised at how many people show up on voting day hi john many thanks indeed john hendren that live in barcelona let's take you now to the spanish capital madrid al-jazeera tony berkeley is the spain's deputy prime minister. earlier tony said the total irresponsibility of the regional government in catalonia has had to be replaced by the professionality of the security forces this after those accusations of heavy handedness by the the that the national police force that. yes mrs santa maria said the complete opposite to what they're saying in the catalan government she congratulated the police she said their activities in action was proportionate and she condemned the catalan government she said there are constitutional undemocratic
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and we're acting against the rules of law coexistence so completely the opposite to what they're saying in barcelona they believe very much that the the measures that they've adopted are the right measures for this situation and they did go as far to say that the referendum in fact is dead because they had dismantled all the mechanisms to allow the ballot to go ahead completely opposite to what john was saying there in barcelona we had the the foreign minister of the catalonia region earlier on saying that they were going to take complaints about the way in which the national government of behaved to the e.u. is anyone there in madrid worried about about how this looks to the rest of the world. where they're not showing it because no one has said anything apart from the fact that they've acted within the rule of law was unconstitutional this referendum so they acted proportionately and acted in good
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measure i think i think if you ask many people around here they would say that they probably didn't act hard enough and early enough because it was a big question mark you know. can you win or can you lose because if they had not of done any action they were being criticized if they had done action as they have done now they're being criticized so. whether or not the actions deter people from going to vote or actually embolden the spirits of cattle and independents we don't know but they do say the referendum is dead they said there's no vote it's not it's not going to be binding it's not actually going to succeed so as far as they're concerned the referendum is dead right tony many thanks day to anybody there live in madrid that's going to you now from martinez who is a political activist on the left who opposes the referendum he's with us now from barcelona good to have you with us so why do you oppose this referendum.
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so why do you oppose this referendum and. just because. the people here you. so i think mr. martin has said and i think trouble hearing us and we're having trouble hearing him will try to sort out that out and we'll get back to him in just a few moments some breaking news now on our zero the french military has shot and killed a man who stabbed and killed two other people of the train station in the southern coastal city of musée france's interior minister is heading to the city police have cordoned off the area the most of as yet not clear but people are being told to avoid the area around the shell station more on that as and when we get it. you're with the news hour from al-jazeera still to come on the program how language divide is fueling calls for independence in cameroons english speaking region.
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i will take a look at the anger that's building over the slow pace of the reconciliation process following sri lanka's civil war. later its for the latest from the lazio grand prix this red bull driver celebrates his birthday in style we'll have all the details in around thirty. the u.s. secretary of state has tried to ease tension on the korean peninsula by saying the trumpet ministration has no plans to force regime change in pyongyang rex tillerson made the comments on a visit to china where he also revealed that his country is in direct communication with north korea mike hanna has more for us from washington. this is the first public of knowledge meant by the trumpet ministration that it has been in direct
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contact with north korea the secretary of state saying that there are two if not three avenues that it is using for communication he also made clear that it is not through china in other words the u.s. is using avenues of communication unilaterally separate from china this is very significant because it indicates that the secretary of state is still believes that there is a diplomatic resolution possible to this ongoing crisis this despite the hostile words that have been exchanged by the president of the u.s. and of the leader of north korea in recent months it's also an indication of the growing warmth in the relationship between china and the u.s. in the past china had dealings queues of not fully implementing the sanctions that had been passed against north korea in the u.n. security council and indeed these sanctions that had been unilaterally imposed by the united states but in recent months there has been a significant policy shift china has been implementing these sanctions as shown by
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the fact that it's instructed its banks to no longer do business with north korea it is restricting the import of oil into north korea so this is something very significant in terms of the u.s. stated policy of getting china to bring greater pressure to bear on north korea in an attempt to resolve this crisis but also what is happening is that it does not only pertain to north korea the relationship between the u.s. and china is growing stronger through this ongoing crisis in wider areas such as trade the mayor of san upon has accused the u.s. government of killing puerto rican people through inefficiency large parts of the u.s. territory have been without electricity or drinking water since hurricane maria made landfall most two weeks ago people there say the aid just isn't coming fast enough to raise a boat reports. the generator went down in this hospital in some one who more
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than one hundred patients had to be urgently transferred to other locations is a lot of a rush his mother is still inside he's worried about where they're going to take her he. just several complications in the oxygen she is old and i'm not sure where we will go but she is not alone inside there are others who are recovering from surgery among other things who were not allowed inside but we were told that most of the patients were transferred on time. because tenet and on a general way fifteen hours which was completely destroyed during the hurricane just an example of how the situation for the police really deteriorate if immediate action is not taken this forward is playing a crucial role this days as it is where much needed aid has arrived. says there are more than ten thousand containers here with goods even though the products were long to private companies they could easily help to restore the supply chain here
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right now in in all of our terminals there are merge and see supplies they are emergency medicine water food construction materials commercial materials so the terminal is full of goods it's a matter of how we restore this. part of the supply chain on the island distribution has been one of the biggest issues so far in getting aid out ten days after the hurricane people are still lining up for hours for fuel many are still in need of water and other goods some are desperate to get help to most commonly see only we want my mother to live the house was destroyed she hasn't many years left and we want to live decently is that too much to ask who got a manger linguist is the mayor of san juan she has been pleading for more. help from the united states government on saturday president donald trump accused her
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and other puerto ricans of not doing enough to get out of the current crisis i think we haven't been treated with the same sense of emergency that other disasters have been treated and again you know. five hundred twenty pounds mayor of a city in the caribbean a three star general. said yesterday we don't have enough we need to get more in order to be able to take care of this age so. to say that a general isn't saying the right thing right for most people here this fight is not a political one but one of survival and they hope those in charge we'll leave their differences aside and sort things out. some one. former american football star o.j. simpson has been released from a u.s. prison he served nine years for armed robbery a seventeen year old was released from that of out of jail early on sunday morning
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and will now have to be supervised by parole officers for the next five years he was convicted over a failed robbery of a sports memorabilia store in las vegas in one thousand nine hundred five simpson was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend in a trial that gripped the u.s. a man who filmed the death of eric god as he was being arrested by police in new york says that he is now the victim of retaliation ramsey suing the city for millions of dollars for what he describes as his wrongful arrest zeros kristen salumi reports. if you read if your cell phone video of eric garners death at the hands of police shocked the nation. and helped spark the black lives matter movement protesting police brutality. but for the young man who recorded the footage it was the beginning of a series of run ins with police that he says led him straight to jail. watch he
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spoke to al-jazeera by phone after the group you know would. like. me to get we're looking at him so i think it really helpful to know. and point attention to something that they did not want us to pay attention to or to who is suing the n.y.p.d. for wrongful arrest is featured in a new documentary called cop watch the film focuses on a group whose mission is to record police officers to protect the rights of citizens lacoste social rights don't march all its members are responsible for recording other police controversies like the arrest of freddie gray in baltimore in the aftermath of michael brown shooting and ferguson this isn't like david and goliath this is like david versus enough eighteen so essentially the police used every every possible thing in the pallet to make sure that ramsey you know what went down the n.y.p.d.
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has yet to comment on the details of the lawsuit which is currently under review by the city but former police officers and their supporters all over the country are complaining that the prevalence of videotape is having a negative impact on policing well everybody has a video camera in their pocket and with a phone so this former detective believes officers have become much more reluctant to intervene put it in context about what's exactly happening here that officer is trying to focus in on a specific problem where this person may or may not be armed or dealing with it and now you have other people coming in from different sides of the stimuli this could be present a big problem for those of us. right critics of copwatch say glosses over or to his criminal record but or to says regardless of his past the film and his lawsuit are an attempt to shine a light on police misconduct. go . quickly to a mike or none of the officers involved in eric garners death have gone to prison.
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win or lose he says he plans to continue working with cop watch when he gets out kristen salumi al jazeera new york at least fifty people have been arrested at a far right rally in the swedish city of gothenburg members of the so-called nordic resistance movement have been fighting with counter-demonstrators group promotes anti semitic ideas new set of time the march coincide with the jewish holiday of young kapoor a police officer was among several people who were injured. thousands of people marched in ireland demanding a change in abortion laws the so-called march for choice comes after the irish government said that a referendum on the issue will be held next year ireland has some of the most restrictive laws on abortion in europe terminations are illegal unless the mother's life is at risk the issue remains highly divisive in the country which has. a
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catholic majority. place in france have opened an investigation into what caused a football stadium barrier to collapse injuring dozens of spectators it happened at the league one match between leo and am in lille supporters were celebrating the opening goal when the fence surrounding the stand collapsed under their weight seven people are in hospital after the incident five of them have suffered serious injuries. pro-democracy pro-democracy campaigners have rallied against hong kong's chinese national day celebrations police blocked a small group of protesters who marched near a flag raising ceremony hong kong has been on the chinese rule for twenty years the self-governing territory has extra rights on the china's one country two systems policy. large crowds gathered elsewhere in hong kong to march against what organizers say is political persecution in the self-governing territory to be
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appalling was at the demonstration. the main chance you will hear of this protest for real democracy and an end to political persecution organizers say over the past two months the government has taken its top action against democracy movement and this includes ousting legislative councillors and jailing young activists and protesters we want people to voice so that we are not satisfied with this government what they are doing so we want to join the power and then to show our spirit yes i'm worried. because many of the activists. they belong to the younger generation. and i don't worry about the future of our generation and our next generation has been so much tied to the by the hong kong after the march has ended here at civic square the location of pro-democracy movement the umbrella protest of twenty four now we're going to answer safe particularly significant
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holding it on a first national day a day that's supposed to highlight the unity of china they want to show that hong kong was never like the rest of the country people have the freedom to express themselves and take to the street a freedom that's not being very quickly eroded the right is frame a full mainly on the plane but it's raining or it's everywhere in europe or the other here the details if you will just have an influx yeah that's right and we have had some rain in spain you might have seen the picture. has been a little bit further north even what's a still well away out there in norway one hundred twelve millimeters affright coming down in the space of twenty four as they got the fifth day millimeters of rain. blow there some very blustery showers longer spells of rain coming through we will make some progress further to see how it's trying to sway. rate is high pressure does pluck it off but lots of cloud and rain coming through in tightly packed ice the bounces well that means windy weather as you go through monday parts
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of western europe particularly across the british isles could see those winds gusting as high as one hundred kilometers per hour so the pastor has a fresh air filter the weather as well sixteen celsius there in london eighteen degrees for paris the clouds and the rain comes out a swathe comes down across that eastern side of germany it'll push down across a good part of france into the western side of the mediterranean it will make a little more progress as we go on through tuesday and still are a fresh reading day up across that northwestern corner at least it should be some sunshine coming through so not too bad for the time of the year not so great across central parts so some heavy rain by this stage coming down out of southern parts of germany into austria across the alps on the other side of our rain band killed enough in moscow but at least it will be dry and bright with a high of ten degrees adrian evanson many thanks here with the news al-jazeera still to come on the program living in a climate of fear nigerians in the northeast of the country mark independence day
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but the celebrations are subdued we'll tell you why plus. several attempts a peace agreement with colombia is last standing rebel group is coming into effect we'll tell you more. and its force a victory of sorts in the long battle for the right to play basketball wearing religious head covering the sun i will have the details around fifteen minutes. the sky why should be no borders up here one only horizons. as an airline we don't believe in boundaries we believe in bringing people together the world's better that way. it is a right for all of us to go where we need to go to feel with things we want to feel . to see the people we want to see. that's why we'll continue to fly the skies what
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session referendum illegal and unconstitutional remarks come several hours after the first began last that ballots polling stations across the catalonia region. seemed to violence there though as spain's national police force used force against voters at polling booths video footage has emerged of riot police kicking and throwing city protestors house and dragging voters out of polling. it's a farce he said the three hundred people have been injured in the violence. and breaking news this hour the french military a shot and killed a man who stabbed and killed two other people at a train station of the southern coastal city of must say the most have not yet clear but people are being told to avoid the area around the sun shall stay station . the head of the world food program has visited or hinge a refugee camps in bangladesh
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aid agencies are trying to help the more than half million who fled the military crackdown in may and in rakhine state the u.n. has warned of a humanitarian nightmare in the camps there's limited access to clean water and toilets that health workers fear than an outbreak of disease could be imminent choudhry is following developments from the camps. i mean. there really is. a more active in lot of the last couple of weeks this is far from a very different scenario two weeks ago when things were very chaotic. the army took over for the central distribution of relief and the traffic management things better on the ground right now we have also seen presence of very high up. people as well as international donor agencies taking part in distributing relief coordinator on the ground talking to monitoring things to the executive director of
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program david bisley to share his experience on the ground when. the referee just told him on the ground something like women and children crossing into bangladesh how they were shot at by me and my security force is. what is most needed right now in bangladesh he said. more food aid is needed. and he expect more people thousands more are going to cross over into bangladesh shortly and the international community to really speed up the aid process into this. human rights watch says that iran has recruited afghan children to fight in the war in syria such as examine photographs of a so-called section of the cemetery they say that it contains the graves of old children the burial plots indicate that the children forge with an exclusively afghan group which is backed by iran on the international law recruiting a child under the age of fifteen to actively participate in fighting a war is
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a crime there are some two point five million afghan refugees in iran many of them undocumented human rights watch says that many join the fight with a radiant groups in the hope of gaining citizenship for the families. iraq has said thousands of troops to the city of karbala had a religious event the assurer commemoration is particularly important for chivas lives it marks the anniversary of the seven century battle of karbala the main ritual involves mourning the death of hussein in the past some have used the occasion to attack the shia community. the leader of the iranian backed armed group hezbollah is warning that the kurdish secession vote in northern iraq will lead to division in the region. says that it threatens iraq turkey syria and iran all of which have large kurdish minorities. there is a new phase that the region is facing and it is a very dangerous one it is the phase of partition. this is an issue not about the
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right to decide a fate or about rights or about a group that wants to separate it has a completely different aim which is to partition the region based on ethnic and religious grounds so as open the military training camp in somalia just days after thirty people were killed when fighters stormed another base in the country al qaeda linked al shabaab is attempting to overthrow somalia central government turkey's fifty million dollars to train local forces to stem the group's progress. reports. turkey's largest overseas training camp it is in the somali capital mogadishu thousands of somalis soldiers and others will be trained here the campus part of africa to help the government tackle armed groups like. portents in combating terrorism in the security of sea lions in africa it is
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a great potential to contribute peace and stability in the continent and the muslim world a strong will show we take on the task of fighting terror groups nested within africa . two hundred turkish officers have been deployed to the base which houses three military schools and other facilities. for the time being fifteen hundred military personnel will be trained here during the first phase when they finish the training turkey will provide the necessary military equipment turkey's involvement in somalia has increased over the last decade turkish companies n.g.o.s and charities have expanded their operations here the turkish government is in the best thing in roads and facilities security health and education so mallow officials how welcomed turkey's involvement. in turkey also has its biggest embassy in africa here in somalia it was opened by president at
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a time when security in somalia was very fragile turkish brothers are working very hard and supporters in every way possible so that somalia can stand on its own last march a suicide bomber targeted the turkish military base said it was behind the attack and a circle expands its military presence in somalia there are still manage challenges to overcome. al jazeera independent state celebrations in nigeria's northeastern borno state pretty low key this year due to fears of attacks by boko haram the group has increased its raids in the region in recent months as ahmed addressed reports. a member of a militia helping the army in the fight against. is now facing its own battle for his life. iraq it tore through the patrol car he was in as he helped provide cover for workers two months ago but was also part of that convoy that
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included soldiers who will be as if they be i.d.d. it was an ambush the surprise is that we were sitting there was safe we spent days working there that tac happened in our last day. they attack was a bloodiest so far this year in nigeria's northeast i few kilometers away from here around fighters a convoy of oil exploration workers being escorted by the military and vigilantes more than fifty people died in that attack that attack coincided with an increase in the rate of suicide bombings and abductions in the northeast the military's response was an and ground offensive that lasted for weeks the army deployed more personnel and equipment and top commanders were ordered back to the region. where a climate of fear has returned the latest wave of violence represents a change in strategy by boko haram with suicide bombings and hostage taking being
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stepped up. security experts say this was to be expected after the group lost control of territory holding ground is also makes you weaker because if you hold the ground it is you know the opposing force has something substantial to heat but when you. you know you you you you kind of dilute all that advantage in numbers i don't want to put main advantage in training a retired group captain said as an end to the fight is not yet in sight we need. was a very very long time. that you spend weeks in that. operation . very difficult but. the military declined to speak about recent strategy and its own response when our military operation may have calmed the situation but people in the northeast know
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that they have not lost from fighters in the last eight years have killed tens of thousands of people and forced more than two and a half million others from their homes. north east nigeria sunday is unification day in cameroon it's fifty six years since the english speaking section of the country voted to join the much larger french speaking part but it's not been a happy union the anglo phone minority feel discriminated against and the protests which the security forces a put down now the government has closed the border with nigeria for fear of further unrest english speakers make up less than twenty percent of the population many of them say that their region should be fully independent from the french speaking part. reports. they have a national anthem their own flag and a leader in waiting all the trappings of
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a potential new country but without any land because what these people want to call amazonia is at the moment the english speaking part of cameroon it's here the demonstrators have gathered momentum in the last year by saying that people suffer discrimination at the hands of the french speaking government most people just want reform but calls for independence are getting louder. at the end of the first world war cameroon was divided between the french and the british at its independence in one thousand nine hundred sixty one the english speaking opted to join the french cameroon instead of neighboring nigeria. these protests have been mainly peaceful but cameroon security forces have cracked down six protesters were shot dead last year and hundreds arrested an apparent gesture of reconciliation president paul b.-o. ordered that the charges be dropped against several detainees but that doesn't seem
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to have calmed the tensions the man who leads the separatists has been touring the us calling for a peaceful uprising we call for a nonviolent revolution we call for nonviolent protests we call for the involvement much this is what young people are drinking to the well and we have resisted. i mean you know what this is a moment that we must continue to stand for this may lead the u.n. secretary general has asked cameron's government to address the grievances of the english speakers but the u.n. is unlikely to answer mr tavist prayers for a new country called amazonia mohammed omar d.c. al jazeera. still to come here on al-jazeera side i will have all the action from golf's president's cup. that's the extreme. break. the white blanket coverage follows experts and politicians often
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platitudes and soundbites strong and stable leadership trying to play the media and shape the message in an age of simplistic narratives the listening post critiques the mainstream response today and the two hundredth day of this administration exposing the influences that drive the headlines at this time on al jazeera. right.
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hello again let's get more on that breaking news we told you about earlier this the incident in must say in france in which the french military are reported to have shot and killed a man al-jazeera the tasha butler is on the line for us from paris natasha what more do we know. well we are getting more details of this incident that happened in math a train station in the southwest a very busy train they should have to say a lot of the day makers and it's a real harbinger for people coming and going in that region now we understand is about one forty five local time and this is according to local officials who confirmed this a man entered the train station threatens people who were there with
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a knife and it seems that he killed two people now there are reports saying that the two are two women who were there at the train station one assumes they were perhaps a passenger but again there's been no confirmation of this but it sounds as if it must have been extremely harrowing there in the some eyewitnesses described seeing this man threatening passengers people running away screaming police then arrived they evacuated the station but of course just before that the military who had been on patrol opened fire and is reported that the man who was threatening these people has now been killed all right natasha many thanks to the trash about their lives in paris more on that breaking news as and when we get it here at al-jazeera exactly two years ago today the u.n. adopted a resolution calling on sri lanka to ensure justice for victims of the civil war there are thousands of people went missing during the thirty year long conflict for lanka's president has announced the setting up of an office to look into those
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disappearances however critics say that more needs to be done than elsewhere and us reports are learn and the push for the is desperate desperate for news of her youngest. she says she was separated from him was fleeing the shelling during the final stages of the war. he called to say he was being held with thirteen other times it was the last she ever heard from him. this was my youngest child he was very close to us we can't imagine living without him he would always take me around on the motorbike whenever we walked anywhere and now we have no one. push the rani is not alone she's one of hundreds of timers waiting for news of their family members who remain missing after the war they have begun a number of continuous demonstrations in different parts of the north it's two hundred days since this one started. they're alive or not they have to tell us that they
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must give us answers we will continue our campaign. setting up a mechanism to deal with such cases was among pledges made in the two thousand and fifteen un resolution the office of missing persons was brought into being by prison might have policy racine or shortly before he attended the un general assembly last week pledges to create mechanisms for a trip commission and a judicial mechanism remain just that pledges some privately owned land occupied by the military has been handed over but a sizable amount remains in military control. speaking at the general assembly the sri lankan president stressed that after a thirty year conflict it's a slow process. as a free and peaceful country we hope to address our gay sions and take on board suggestions of how we should deal with them during
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a slow but effective journey towards a clear target i ask for your support while we do that but not everyone accepts the president's claim. lawyer who has a number of clients says the commitment is lacking the family is very much. on the war. because the government is unwilling to take on the security. ultimately it is the army and the police. the people. alleging that they did this the un's human rights chief hussein has told the government that acting on the resolution is not a box ticking exercise to keep the council happy but an essential undertaking to address the rights of all its people. two years after the un resolution rights groups have complained of a lack of progress while the government says it will take time but thousands of families say they're suffering in silence waiting for the truth of what happened
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and hoping for justice in a finance al-jazeera. so on down the news off a sports his son thank you very much adrian we always thought with the f one and red bulls max their stop in has celebrated his birthday in style by winning the malaysian grand prix the dutchman dominated the race sasebo high circuit he edged out lewis hamilton and his teammate daniel ricardo the twenty year old overcame a season of frustration to claim the second f one victory of his career and extended his championship lead to thirty four points his major title rivals have asked him vettel finished impressively in fourth after starting the race at the back because. i saw him he was struggling a bit with traction he was clipping a bit more than me so i use my battery as much as i could to move the course yes more to do simeon and chairmanship so i went for it in two more and from there on i could do my own race you know the car was unbelievable i had given you to speed up
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you know why i speed up and that's amazing you know it's a very tough race of course incredible to win now i feel good but i think we've got some work to do with the car obviously we didn't have the pace say this weekend so the still work to do still races ahead of the summer we can for sure win but we just gotta keep pushing your luck buddy. holly english premier league we're three games are taken pace on sunday in the early kick off arsenal were facing a brighton for the first league match since nineteen eighty three the gunners were to know when it's everton are playing burnley right now and it's one nil to badly and liverpool are away at newcastle. on saturday a man city run out one nil winners away from home and champions chelsea is city are top of the league it with six wins from seven games kevin got the goal of four pep guardiola team the result leaves chelsea in fourth and six points off the top and following that when former boss
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a coach pep guardiola spoke about his support for catalonia as bid to hold an independence referendum. because the news is a day for democracy so when the people is looking for the people say is the legal or not legal knows not about illegal is asked to the people with the will to do in their lives is a party for the democracy and just want to allow to vote that simple i don't nobody knows what will be the results but hopefully the catalan people can use the most influence service for the society because. they could vote in a cult on the ballot simple like that hopefully this can happen for our country. away from politics sunday is a milestone day for international basketball as a long standing rule banning head coverings that is officially lifted the change it was approved earlier this year after a sustained online campaign and now one of the key campaign is trying to promote
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the participation of muslim women and basketball leagues home and has more. we progress from home here because you know. and just that it's a new look for basketball and for muslim women who play across the world by haarp the start of new opportunities after a long standing campaign that he job is finally allowed in the sport. in leicester basketball players from across the u.k. came together as they try to form the country's first women's team emboldened by the rule change on head coverings that was approved by the sport's governing body feeble earlier this year i think we're going to be a big difference and is of even for the young kids they can see those as well as a match to be able to be best when job summer when i speak at school i used to actually stop for two years because of a job and it play and now when i heard about the bond i actually decided to go back . as dolly is the woman behind the new team is the falcons she was also
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one of the drivers behind an online campaign promoting the rule change using petitions and the hash tag feeder allow he job we might not see right now but gradually in the elite sports we're going to see a mom for girls in basketball playing with a job in college basketball for example in america and basically was. cost us a cranny made her name noir and by designing the modest swimwear known as the book amy she first made the he g.b. in twenty eleven give it to that cupboard you know fiddling around with your he job which is a scar you know it just stays in place and allows you to perform the best allowed any whether it's favors before or feeble or any school you know and some people to understand that there's more to go home by anyone and it's not going to cause any habit so crannies donated the he g.b. to the falcons the squad a full of ambition they want to raise money for kids to play basketball in iraq and syria and promote the participation of muslim women in
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the sports. that doesn't make it this whole penetration of all this time i will miss the press. plane and we're going to. follow the boy oh ok she smiled ok. wait. this decision doesn't just benefit muslim women tub and will now also be permitted on codes but for the falcons it's not just about them but about the younger women who will now have every opportunity to reach the top homan al-jazeera. just half a point to retain their president cubs title heading into the final round point from sunday's twelve singles matches will sail america's seven successive title in new jersey they won six out of eight matches on such a then current lead fourteen and a half to three and a half points against team international. there's a lot of trust in this team which we've had
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a lot of laughs we've gotten to really know each other. a lot more than i think is is usual we've had a lot of new guys on this team but a younger team guys and maybe grown up together spent more time together and maybe it's just come ryder is a bit different off the course. and i think that kind of level of trust in each others as got a lot of confidence to it in the in the team format and. so many thanks indeed now a peace agreement between colombia's government and the country's last standing rebel group is coming into effect on sunday the national liberation army agreed to the terms after negotiations have failed several times but for now the deal is only temporary. as diane reports. it's come on the as a last armed rebel group after decades of political violence the national liberation army and such is ready to put down its weapons at least for three
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months working with the new. this doesn't completely add to the conflict with the l.n. this is temporary it is not a cease fire where weapons are surrendered or where demilitarisation takes place the rebel group is known for taking hostages for ransom despite recent peace negotiations it reportedly increased its attacks on oil routes and pipelines under the agreement it must stop attacks on infrastructure kidnappings and the recruitment of minors knowing. they have agreed not to recruit members who are fifteen years old or younger during this period they will also stop planting mines that can injure or kill or endangered the lives of innocent civilians. the e.-l. and was formed in one thousand nine hundred sixty four it pledged to protect land rights and poor communities but in its call for social justice its tactics became file and. the challenge was to comply with all the rules we agreed to we hope to
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her word and hope trust for peace grows in colombia the government hopes that yellen will give up its weapons for good just like the revolutionary armed forces of colombia or fark did over the last few months. the fark is an army trying to practice politics the is a political organization trying to wage war in other words the have a small number of armed fighters but its social base is much larger than that of the far. in two thousand and sixteen colombia's president those who won the nobel peace prize for his role in ending the country's fifty year civil war with forked rebels getting that yellen to do the same has been more challenging the group has agreed to a ceasefire until january ninth at that point both sides will consider whether they want to extend the contract and perhaps make it permanent. this is a young al-jazeera. thousands of people living on the van want to island of being
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forced to leave have a fears that a volcano may erupt more than six thousand people will move to emergency shelters while others boarded planes to neighboring islands and watch to a sprawling cluster of more than eighty islands lies on the blog geologically active pacific ring of fire. and that's the news our thanks very much david watching i'll be back in a moment with more of the day's news there. a scandal that's rocked the nation to its core and exposed hundreds of court official . brides just to show the most dangerous cool movie t one s. sometimes take a spot of their own edifice to blow up a personal fight against judicial corruption as in my house i am i think i come out
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of my car in an exclusive documentary al-jazeera and examine the man's extraordinary battle for justice in donna at this time. discover a wealth of award winning programming from around the globe. powerful documentaries there that tell you that of hurting us this is literally killing off and waited to stop would you then listen to bates and discussions and you tell me the one thing you would like the u.s. to do ungated uncle gave and gave and not for more here on the fire challenge your perceptions algis and. for the congolese the journey to work all aboard seems unimaginable hardship i prefer to lie down because the i've gotten to chance a good life and live on a dangerous journey through the jungle i fell onto the rails when i merely died. our children go to school and live because of the prank risking it or the
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democratic republic of congo at this time on al-jazeera. al-jazeera. every your. thousands of people mine up to vote in catalonia secession referendum as the police use force to shut down voting stations.

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