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thanks. techies military on the move into syria in a new operation across the border. in
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jordan this is al jazeera live from doha coming up. relief as a son and his family are freed in pakistan after being kidnapped by a group linked to afghanistan's taliban. more than one hundred police a fired off of the killing of farm workers in colombia where the drug trade still prevents the. mother's harrowing story of how she watched me and so have baby into a fire. a convoy of turkish troops has entered northern syria and a new military operation turkey had said it would send in troops to enforce a deescalation zone it's part of an agreement between turkey which backs rebel forces and iran and russia who supports syria's government. well turkish leaders
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reporting the armored vehicles carrying troops crossed into syria's province late on thursday. has more now from antakya that's along syria's border with turkey this is what we know so far dozens of military vehicles have crossed into syria we know from different sources that the turkish military tao is stationed in an area called man of the western outskirts of the province of idlib or however we know that their final destination is going to be this is part of a deal that was signed between russia iran and turkey to implement the deescalation zone in italy it remains to be seen what will happen to hey attempt to have fighters the formal after you have the other ones will control are they going to put up a resistance to this whole operation are they going to pull out are you going to hand over their weapons but we're getting. hearing from sources that he had to his shame is now he's courting that turkish military convoy as it was into syria there
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are many challenges here first of all turkey needs to implement the deescalation so they have to ensure that nobody engages any fighting in the near future of our second child is basically the kurdish factions operating a lot far from where the turkish military is the nation. in syria turkey said in the past that it considers all kurdish factions particularly s.d.f. and they wipe e.g. a terrorist organization and that it won't allow them extend further to words of the western part of. to words the mediterranean so these are going to be the most important challenges facing the turkish military as it moves now deeper into syria what henri barkey is a professor of international relations at lehigh university he says turkey's latest move is as much about regional politics as it is about sending a warning shot to the united states. what the turks are trying to do is also send a message to washington saying look we can now hear the s.d.f. and their y.p.
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g.'s are to choose to syria now lies the united states fighting isis. in the ok front which is composed mostly of the of the kurdish fighters on the way b.g. so by going in they will be very close to the way b.g. positions in the afternoon and the turkish press and the turkish government has been talking now for two weeks about how they plan to go in and then go after the us or the wife e.g. to do that and to create a major problem with the united states because the united states needs the white b.g. to fight isis and to finish the isis friends in syria i suspect the jokes won't do anything at the moment but this is now are they have a car they can't play against united states and have another card that they can track the united states with a shipment united states and turkey is very tense at the moment twenty car bombings in northeast syria have killed at least thirty five people the attacks reportedly
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happened in a checkpoint set up by the syrian democratic forces south of her soccer city syria's government news agency says the bombings targeted civilians fleeing areas and i still control and there i saw myself being blamed for the attack. elsewhere in syria a cease fire deal has been reached that could end the siege of a rebel held area south of damascus the agreement brokered by cairo and moscow includes three opposition factions but it doesn't specifically mention the syrian government eisel which holds an area just outside the capital the deal allows for humanitarian access but not the relocation of civilians or fighters. now the parents of a canadian man freed in pakistan after five years have spoken of their joy at his release joshua boyle and his american wife were held by the haqqani network that's a group linked to the taliban they were released with their three children after a tip off from u.s. intelligence official reports caitlin coleman and her canadian husband joshua boil
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were seized by the taliban linked to county network while hiking in afghanistan five years ago they have three children all born in captivity just last year they issued a video asking donald trump to negotiate their release donald trump and now you see your home when you you know worship. is that those who speak high and you know. you're going to simply raise our family usually because because it is correct they want money power. you must give them these things before progress can be very pakistan says acting on u.s. intelligence it launched a military operation to free the captives in the border area between afghanistan and pakistan the pakistani government's cooperation is a sign that it is america's wish that to do more to provide security in the region and i want to thank the pakistani government i want to thank
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pakistan they they work very hard on this and i believe they're starting to respect the united states again it's very important. in canada joshua boyle's pins give a brief outline of the dramatic rescue mission just described about thirty five entirely pakistani army personnel. and at the end the five people in that car captors he described this morning as having been killed and the five survive so he was quite a few sort of in his praise for the pakistan military. caitlin coleman's parents home in pennsylvania a message has been tacked to the front door welcoming the release of their daughter her husband and the three grandchildren and requesting time to process the news alan fischer al-jazeera the iranian nation says the number of civilian casualties in afghanistan a sought after the u.s. ramped up its aerial campaign four hundred sixty six civilians have been killed or
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injured by a strikes since the start of the year that's up fifty two percent from the same period in twenty sixteen the u.n. says more than two thirds are women and children the u.s. is the only foreign force in afghanistan carrying out air strikes struck more than three thousand bombs and missiles on taliban and i saw fighters this year me and lastly that i'm saying suchi has called for national unity in an address to the nation on the ranger refugee crisis she's under increasing international pressure for her failure to condemn the army for alleged abuses against the rangers more than half a million never skate to bangladesh since the crackdown began in late august so she says she is holding talks with bangladesh about returning summer to me and. then. we are now negotiating with the government of bangladesh on the matter of accepting those who are now in bangladesh since our independence we have twice successfully negotiated with bangladesh on the issue based on the successful traditions we are
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now negotiating for the time well many were injured are traumatized by what they experience in the end mas rakhine states now they're struggling to come to terms with their grief at makeshift camps across the border mileage on june met one woman in cox's bazar who lost almost her entire family four resume a big there is nothing but pain. my baby was in my lap and when the soldiers hit me and he fell out of my arms then they pulled me closer to the wall and i could hear that he was crying you know after a few minutes i could hear that they were hitting him too. she tells us soldiers from me and mars army had set a fire outside the house they were in and then the unthinkable glad i live my little lady. my baby was thrown into the fire and then they raped me these are pictures of resume a son sadik he was one and
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a half years old and very playful a happy child she still can't believe is gone and i feel like i'm pinning on the inside. then she breaks down. as she wails in agony resume and screams out for her mother. a mother who is also in no longer alive when her village of tula tooley in the beauty dawn district of rakhine state was attacked resume says her parents two sisters and brother were killed as well. having fled man maher regime and her husband now live in the long camp in bangladesh resume honorific story is similar to what we've heard from many other survivors refugees who shared their terrifying accounts of having been
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brutalized by soldiers and me and mars army many described witnessing mass killings gang rapes beheadings and numerous other atrocities human rights investigators are accusing me and mars government of carrying out crimes against humanity a charge me and mars government denies with more than a half a million will hinder refugees having fled me and more in the past six weeks medical aid and psychological support is in very short supply it's one reason rifi is so worried sometimes she says her head feels like it's twisting and that she can't to liberate it so sometimes she looks of the full toes of our baby and she screams and cries every single day she. says that until they have money resume i can't get any more treatment for the head and jaw wounds she sustained when she was also beaten by the soldiers and so resume a sits alone and traumatized longing for a family that perished and a home that no longer exists. at the could to prolong camp in cox's bazar
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bangladesh. well lots more still to come here in al-jazeera including. celebrations on the streets palestinian political rivals hammer some fatah strike a reconciliation deal after a decade of disagreement and a crackdown on opposition protests why the kenyan government says it's necessary more that stay with us. hello we'll take a look at weather conditions across the americas this time now in north america we've got quite a weather at the moment across more western areas there is a cold front pushing through and that's just been storing the winds up a little bit across parts of california where the wildfires are still raging but hopefully the situation quite down over the weekend we have some snow up over the
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rockies on friday otherwise there is a frontal system out across parts of the midwest a little pushing toward chicago as we head through some places and rain likely here extending up through the great lakes in towards to wrong to find conditions around the eastern seaboard should be a nice day in d.c. with highs there of twenty five and fine across much of the dallas coming in at thirty three heading down into the caribbean region we've got showers affecting the bahamas and western parts of cuba in particular weather wise for most of the on its usual make sure of sunshine and showers thirty one in kingston and yes one to showers but again plenty of sunshine up through the isthmus we have some pretty heavy showers affecting southern parts of mexico in particular those continue as we head on through into saturday and from guatemala southward towards panama some heavy showers are likely to south america further cloudy across much of power and rain extends across parts of southern brazil.
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these. terrorist people of all faiths fell victim to a suicide bomber in manchester but if the bomb was indiscriminate was the placing of blame this is nothing to do with us this is about an individual whose side. they were completely on just as muslims responded to challenging questions in the aftermath of the. people in power manchester united at this time. welcome back a quick recap the top stories here this hour
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a convoy of turkish troops and to northern syria a new military operation troops and forces deescalation rebel held in the province . a canadian american couple held captive for five years by a group linked to the taliban have been freed rescued with their three children by the pakistani army at the border with afghanistan. lida says she's in talks with bangladesh about returning some range of refugees but no further details on the report process. made the comments during a rare televised address on the range of crisis. palestinians in gaza and the occupied west bank of been celebrating a reconciliation deal between fatah and hamas that ends the rival factions decade long rift and places gaza and the west bank under the one government for the first time since two thousand and seven zero is how the force that reports from ramallah and the occupied west bank. in the grand hall of the egyptian intelligence headquarters and hamas officially signed on to egypt's grand plan for palestinian
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reconciliation after a decade of division both sides expressed hope that at this time it was very good. and there has been full agreement on the concept of empowering the government and the legitimate palestinian government will return to working normally in accordance with its prerogatives and the law. despite the fact that we have some different views different political points we have different disputes but this will never change the fact that we are brothers we are brothers in religion we are brothers in nationality we are brothers in the national interest we suffer the same we have the same future we need to find a way for a unity of our people to secure the end patients of our people this isn't the first time they've been here repeated attempts to reconcile have failed a main stumbling block the future of hamas military wing appears for now to have been set aside palestinian authority security services are to resume running gaza's border crossings including the vital one with egypt other issues how to run
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internal security and merge two separate groups of government workers are being addressed step by step along the lines of a twenty eleven agreement also signed with great fanfare in cairo. here in ramallah the palestinian president mahmoud abbas welcomed the deal saying it accelerated palestinian reconciliation is fatah delegation head indicated its timelines and targets would ensure that it stayed on track and of course it has egypt breathing hard down the necks of both parties in gaza so damaged by the split the economic blockade and three israeli wars people are talking cautiously in terms of hope. when we used to hear about any reconciliation efforts we would think immediately of the failure of it but we hope this time is different unity could at least solve the power crisis and bring happiness to the gazan people. we've had enough eleven years of suffering without electricity no medicine for people no travelling
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we want to live like other nations. so far the israeli reaction has been muted saying hamas would need to recognize israel and give up its arms but without the full bore opposition of previous reconciliation attempts. by the us who is much more interested in the. eighty's and without. in gaza celebrations were underway not least of the prospect of an end to restrictions on salaries and electricity imposed by the palestinian authority earlier this year to put pressure on hamas but it's clear that this is the start of a process the coming weeks will feature plenty of opportunities to build mutual trust will weaken it very force it in the occupied west bank. the united states and israel are pulling out of your mesko the united nations cultural agency washington says the move follows what it describes as the need for fundamental reform in the
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organization and continuing until israel bias the head of says it's a shame the u.s. is pulling out because it's a founding member of the organization. i express my deep regrets. i remember what i said in two thousand and eleven already when the united states alone states voting rights and suspended payment to. the united states. for the united states in fact if you go back into history we will see not only that . united states is a founding member of the whole idea that you can build peace through education science communication. is basically an american idea. so what exactly is unesco well united nations educational scientific and cultural organization was founded at the end of the second world war with the aim of promoting peace and security through international collaboration projects to
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achieve these aims unesco promotes education programs scientific and historical research on cultural diversity in an effort to preserve important ideas and architecture but is probably most recognized for its famous branding of world heritage sites there are one thousand and seventy three of them around the world ali abunimah is the co-founder of the online palestinian news organization an electronic intifada paid believes israel and the u.s. use u.n. agencies to push their own agendas. israel and the united states have been impeding their work as you know just as they impede the work of other u.n. agency which they see soleus vehicles to push israel's of the us agenda so it is of course symbolic. of israel's desire to push gender colonise ation an occupation but i think a lot of people in the well will say good riddance to the united states and good
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riddance to israel and would like to see israel withdraw from more you and agencies rather than using them as vehicles to try to push its legal gender its occupation of colonization of palestinian land so i sigh well israel's announcement that it will pull out and encourage israel to go farther and pull out of the united nations altogether the trump administration is scrapping subsidies to health insurance companies in the latest aggressive move against obamacare comes off in the us president took another step to undo his predecessor as signature health care law signed an executive order that let small businesses band together to buy cheaper health plans giving fair benefits to their employees the removal of subsidies could force insurance to drill business and see prices skyrocket well there's already been a backlash from democrats and republicans who say it goes against trump's promises
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to make health care more affordable professor howell pollack is on the university of chicago he says this move is likely to negatively impact poor americans. it's a very direct way to try to undermine one of the main pillars of the law by making health insurance on these. private market exchanges much more expensive and by making it easier for younger and healthy people to find other ways to buy insurance so that they don't have to subsidize the coverage of older and sicker people the way that obamacare was designed to do so it's pretty straightforward way to try to undermine the signature achievement of his predecessor his real base are older not particularly affluent white people in rural areas and those are precisely the people who in many cases rely most heavily on the affordable care act obamacare. america is so polarized that many of president from supporters you know really you
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know will go with him on this even though most of the experts including experts hired by republicans in congress you know are saying that this is going to increase people's health insurance premiums we were just in a moment in america where we're so polarized that democrats and republicans are getting their information from totally different places and. there's certainly a hard core of the president from supporters who will go who will support him on that the leaders of canada and mexico have vowed to work on a trade deal that benefits both countries as well as the u.s. they met in mexico city with the future of the three countries enough to agreements still unclear on wednesday justin trudeau held tough talks with u.s. president donald trump and washington trump has warned the u.s. could drop out of the deal john holdren reports from mexico city. canadian prime minister justin trudeau is visiting mexico at a very delicate moment in terms of the north american free trade agreement that binds canada mexico and the united states together in
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a free trading block he's come straight from washington where president trump as he has been for some time was musing about whether it might not be best to scrap all together nafta and have bilateral trading agreements he's negotiators in the fourth round of negotiations now over enough to are apparently playing hardball they're trying to get things that the canadian makes contains don't really want to give now until now mates can kind of had quite a united front they both said that they want to modernize this agreement but they want to keep this agreement with it both in very different positions as well while the united states and canada both developed countries have quite a healthy trade balance makes coke and the u.s. u.s. has has a more than sixty billion trade deficit with mexico last year and that's precisely what president donald trump is worried about about eighty percent of mexico's exports also head to the united states so there's
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a lot at stake here more from mexico perhaps than those other two countries the california wildfires are now the deadliest in the state's history with at least thirty one people now confirmed dead thousands of firefighters are working around the clock but many of the largest fires are burning with little containment the flames of ravage northern california's wine country since sunday destroying at least thirty five hundred buildings at least four hundred people are reported missing in sonoma county alone more than one hundred police officers in colombia have been sacked in connection with the killing of at least six protesting farm workers the men were demonstrating over the removal of coca crops by the police they died during a confrontation in the rule southwest and this month i was on from petty reports from tomorrow. thank you we just passed by the remains unclear what prompts colombian police opened fire on these farmers protesting against the removal of
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coca crops in the southwest of the country. outdoor it is in students held a commemoration for the victims in the center of the town of. the state governor says he warned the central government of the growing tensions in the region. we cautioned that the forced eradication would have brought this tragedy we deeply mourn the death of these six farmers but also a policeman who died in a previous protest these are children of the same groups of people confronting each other people the war our country wants to overcall me persists in our territory to marco is a sprawling municipality in colombia specific coast with the highest concentration of coca crops in the country drug traffickers in one thousand far have rapidly filled the void left by the good of the group which signed a peace deal a year ago. as part of the deal the government has started an ambitious crop substitution program many farmers have signed up but implementation so far has been
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extremely slow and at the same time increasing pressure by the united states to wipe away as many coca plants as possible to force eradication which has triggered the conflict. members of the african community council. who signed up for substitution are now in hiding in a safe house in. they say they are under threat by drug traffickers for resisting pressure to participate in the protests one person spoke to us asked not to be named. believe me the government chose a firm commitment to avoid violence against the farmers and brings the real solution to all these issues this is the way she will keep going out of control we believe it's already exploded and it's showing you that at least here the peace deal is feeling. the government suspended four officers for firing into the crowd
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and reassigned one hundred others an official report on what happened in two marco is expected next week whatever the findings underlines at least one fact the drug trade here remains one of the most significant challenges to peace. the leader of the democratic republic of congo's opposition party is warning that delaying the presidential election is a declaration of war voting was originally scheduled for november last year but congo's electoral commission says it needs at least five hundred days to organize the poll that's scheduled breaks an agreement between president joseph kabila as representatives and his opponents that the election would take place before the end of this year. kenya's government is banning opposition protests in the lead up to the repeat presidential election the government says demonstrators looted and attacked police stations but the opposition accuse them of clamping down on protests the opposition leader right now dingaan ounce this week that he'd be
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withdrawing from the race throwing the east african nation into further political turmoil catherine sawyer has more from nairobi. the reason given by the interior minister is because of valen increasingly we've seen people being robbed a shop being vandalized particularly here in nairobi and in some ways well. opposition. who've been hired have been hired to infiltrate their peaceful demonstrations have also accused police of using excessive force a couple of years a couple of man a couple of weeks ago we so a video of police beating up a university student inside the elect a whole yesterday in protest several people were injured some have been hospitalized with bullet. they blame the police so are the opposition like i said saying that the police are also are using excessive force the kenyan national human
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rights commission as well to come out with a report saying that immediately after the president was declared nine or gassed there was some protests and. people were killed including children and most of them have blamed the police as well so the cabinet minister thing that this band really is just to prevent an escalation of violence now an asteroid the size of a house zoom in the past the space rock was first spotted in twenty twelve and scientists have been waiting to see it again so they can rehearse for a real strike threat of travel pretty close to earth but not near enough to cause concern just forty two thousand kilometers away all that is of course on our website there it is on your screen the address al-jazeera dot com. ok for the top stories this hour a convoy of turkish troops entered northern syria in
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a new military operation. the troops will enforce the deescalation in rebel held province. this is what we know so far dozens of military vehicles have crossed into syria we know from different sources that the turkish military stationed in an area called all of the western outskirts of the province of the however we know that their final destination is going to be this is part of a deal that was signed between russia iran and turkey to implement the deescalation in. twin car bombings in northeast syria have killed at least thirty five people the attacks reportedly happened the checkpoints set up by the syrian democratic forces south of her soccer city syria's government news agency says the bombings targeting civilians fleeing arizona eisel control and daryn's all i saw is being blamed for the attack. a canadian american couple held captive for five years by
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a group linked to the taliban have been freed they were rescued with their three children by the pakistani army near the border with afghanistan must lead or says she's in talks with bangladesh about returning some ranger refugees but gave no further details on the repatriation process and saying sujit made the comments during a rare televised address on the range of crisis palestinians in gaza and the occupied west bank i've been out on the streets celebrating a reconciliation deal between fatah and hamas agreement ends of rival factions decade long rift and places gaza and the west bank under the one government for the first time since two thousand and seven the u.s. and israel are pulling out of us go the united nations cultural agency they've accused the organization of having an anti israel bias and needing financial reform . the trump administration is scrapping subsidies to health insurance companies in the latest aggressive move against obamacare comes after the us president took another step to undo his predecessor his signature health care law signed an
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executive order that lets no businesses bond together to buy cheaper health plans giving fewer benefits to their employees well those weather headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after people in power stations that's what about the top. switch every u.s. . in may this year a suicide bomber targeted a pop concert in the u.k. as much to the marina killing twenty two people and injuring scores of others many of them teenagers were children.

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