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russian jet must be punished. and i welcome to al-jazeera life from my headquarters in doha with the elizabeth product and so ahead pressure mounts on cotton or news leaders as the deadline to give up their secession bit me is. a very nice conversation with the woman with the wife who sounded like a lovely woman president trump embroiled in another rally this time over his words to the widow of a soldier killed in the air and south korea looks to strengthen its defense system to combat any nuclear threat from pyongyang. from human rights groups to the you went to washington d.c. there is growing pressure on myanmar to stop the violence against with an
increasing number of u.s. lawmakers demanding action secretary of state rex tillerson says his country holds myanmar's military leadership accountable for what's happening in iraq and state and its latest report and stay international's accusing security forces of the systematic rape and murder of hundreds of the henge of villages since august almost six hundred thousand one hundred have fled myanmar. because of what the u.n. has described as a textbook case of ethnic cleansing well the un human rights chief is threatening to seek the security council's intervention of the perpetrators punished as a sane spoke with al-jazeera as mike hanna on wednesday. the attacks by the american salvation army was met by a very methodical and well planned well organized response that did not seem to us to be anything remotely like counterinsurgency but
a wholesale displacement of people from northern iraq to cox bazaar and bangladesh and so it had all the hallmarks of ethnic cleansing now what monitors had made clear as well as that it's not just the enforced removal of people it's also the destruction of their homes to prevent them from brittany i mean the confirmation of this will come in two forms one is harmony they're willing to accept back if it's only a trickle then this confirms the ethnic cleansing cleansing hypothesis and the second of course is that all of this would have to be confirmed when one day surely those who have committed or perpetrated these atrocities are holed up before a court and answer to a judge so that the victims can sense that to a certain extent justice will be served in particular for many years have asked that we not just have an office in young gone but they will be given unfettered
access to northern rakhine whenever we feel and deem it necessary and this second part was not forthcoming when we made it an explicit request of uncensored she in october last year to send in investigators at a time she was telling the international community that the military had completed its operation in the wake of that attack last year satellite imagery made very clear that they had not yes and today. they received further information that what we're seeing in northern rakhine is still continuing what we have. still continuing reports of extra judicial killings reports of sexual abuses of the most horrific kind of course including rape this is still ongoing not withstanding the claim that the military operations have largely wound down this does not seem to be the case but the idea that this could be conducted
with impunity i think must be put behind us and then if the authorities in myanmar resistant. security council should consider the measures of course to be applied to other news now the world bank is promising billions of dollars to the philippines to help rebuild the southern city of middleby the extent of the damage was visible on thursday two days after president reagan to that they declared it to liberate after a five month battle against ice on the fighters the philippines will receive an estimated two point nine billion dollars to help with the reconstruction. u.n. secretary general antonio tears will travel to the central african republic next week to draw attention to what he calls the world's forgotten crisis violence is on the rise in the country which is split down religious and ethnic lines charlotte ballasts reports. antonio good head is draws attention as u.n.
secretary general and he's hoping his pro-rate stands to the central african republic my visit also draw attention to a fragile situation that is often far from the media spotlight. the cross the country communal tensions are growing violence is spreading and humanitarian situation is deteriorating a ceasefire ended civil war and ca are three years ago but the violence never really stops the country is divided down religious and ethnic minds more than one million people of either fled the country or been displaced inside it seeing a new leader forced onto a dare or told the united nations general assembly last month that his country still needs help. we need to remember the humanitarian situation which has worsened in many parts of our country because of the upsurge of violence because a ferocious competition for the control of natural resources of the u.n. wants to add nine hundred troops to the twelve thousand strong peacekeeping force
in ca are the confidence in the un's forces has been damaged by allegations of widespread sick child abuse the secretary general says his visit will show the un is taking the issue seriously during my visit i will be accompanied by jane corners were appointed recently to serve as the organizations first victims' rights advocates. we are determined to ensure that the voices of victims are heard i will myself be ready to meet with victims and their families. the sex abuse scandal means good ted is has to repair not just cia but the un's reputation charlotte bell as. spain has warned it will suspend cotton on his autonomy the region's leader doesn't abandon his secession bed kalus purged mark has until eight g.m.t. on thursday morning to clarify his position reports from barcelona. save
catalonia as independents movements looking increasingly desperate they're reaching out for help it concerns to each and every european citizen but slick campaign videos won't end the tense standoff with the spanish government now before it's too late. earlier this week protests of barcelona against the jailing of two independence leaders by a spanish judge the catalan president carlos puts him almost call them political prisoners last week he unilaterally declared independence and civil taine is to be suspended it to allow for talks but prime minister mariano rajoy says his government won't mediate with secessionists he's given put them on until thursday morning to clarify revoke any independence claim if he doesn't back down the spanish government could take an unprecedented step and impose direct rule put him
on and his entire government could be suspended or even jailed this is high stakes political brinkmanship of if the preacher man seems ready to risk everything he believes he's only going the will of more than two million people that voted in favor of independence in a referendum that isn't recognized outside catalonia if the madrid government decide to impose direct rule the independence movement says the response will be seismic i think at. unwise to interfere in catalan autonomy because i know my country will be an enormous response by most of the people in schools in the television in the media we're talking about people taking to the streets again of course we've been doing that for seven years we've had millions of people going to the streets and we would have that again in protest of course but the spanish government knows the regions deep i did some catalans once a session now others are hesitant in large numbers hate the idea of these risking his career he's risking his liver to his freedom he is risking
a stab i mean i. mean is divided into two parts and i thing if he goes farther on it will be. with time running out which of all has little option but to push for talks with wearing out the desire for independence against the possible loss of everything he and others here spent years trying to achieve before look at al-jazeera barcelona u.s. president on troubles facing criticism over his handling of the deaths of four soldiers and earlier this month he's accused of making insensitive remarks during a phone call to the one of them a member of congress says she heard make the comments but tom says the story is fabricated committee hellcat reports from washington d.c. . it's an unwritten rule of the u.s. presidency to act as the consoler in chief in times of grief outrage to the
families of fallen soldiers has been a presidential role for republican and democratic presidents for decades but it's a duty an increasing number of americans say donald trump is not fulfilling this democratic congresswoman and longtime critic of the president is among them she says she overheard trump on tuesday calling a newly widowed woman at the airport where she was receiving her husband's body sarcastically they're. like you know. most of them know what time to. get through security with a grieving widow army sergeant le david johnson was one of four u.s. service members killed while on patrol in a share earlier this month wilson and also johnson's family say trump's call was insensitive and disrespected the sergeant sacrifice a claim the president denies i did not say what she said i had a very nice conversation with the woman with the wife who has sounded like
a lovely woman on social media trump said he had proof the congresswoman statements were fabricated the white house did not provide evidence but did say despite the twelve day delay in reaching out those present for the call confirm the president followed protocol and tribes words were taken out of context i think it is appalling what the congresswoman has done in the way that she's politicize this issue and the way that she is trying to make this about something that it isn't this was a president who loves our country very much who has the greatest level of respect for men and women in the uniform. still sanders didn't explain why the trumpet ministration has continued a policy of allowing hundreds of u.s. soldiers to train and advise in parts of west africa including nish air known to be high risk. johnson and three others were reportedly in an an armored vehicle when they were ambushed families of soldiers killed in action are known as gold star
families in the united states they are deeply respected and honored for their loved ones ultimate sacrifice giving up their life for their country. but that's why so many in the u.s. consider the president's latest political controversy a showing of poor taste and an apparent lack of compassion toward a grieving family when it was empathy that was needed most kimberly helped at al jazeera washington still ahead on the bulletin at least four people are dead after clashes between police and protesters and togo and iraq to play as its mission against the kurds and golden. iraq accomplished and turns its focus to the business of oil.
hello it's already quieten down the caspian sea coast but the showers go through for twenty four hours ago the whole system is calm eastwards it's very obvious still turkmenistan and beyond but if you tell it back to iran it's all gone quiet terence city in the sunshine again twenty degrees it's down to about thirty just a bit above in baghdad so the whole the iraqi plane is cooling down as you might expect so today twenty eight in beirut remarkably warm you might think of the winds coming out from the side that swine fact there is a fairly persistent breeze very intense for the gulf now for the next two days which has dropped humidity as certain amount in bahrain and qatar carry on doing that of course that then turns around the arabs are obvious from the empty quarter up the western side of saudi and that has to warm things up again so we're holding on to forty meca and not much less than that at medina so that a variation there little cloud left night still to build yemen arliss or so it's dry sunny fill in stay with dropping humidity now we saw some passing showers last
essay running through the western cape and this is a potential of seeing one or two showers here but actually if you look at all of southern africa from d.r. congress asked would you be hard pressed to see anything other than big open blue skies. documentaries that open your eyes at this time on al-jazeera.
it's good to have you with us on al-jazeera these are all top stories is going to stop the violence against us rex tillerson says the u.s. holds myanmar's military leadership accountable for what's happened and state spain has warned it will suspend cotton or news autonomy of the region's leader doesn't abandon her bed. has until thursday morning to clarify whether or not he is declaring independence from the rest of the country and u.s. president donald trump has been involved and in time of what he allegedly said to a widow. of a soldier killed a nice year he's accused of being insensitive to her when she was on her way to her
husband's casket telling her that her husband knew what he signed up for he says the story is fabricated. four people have died in togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding the resignation of the president police fired tear gas at people defying a government ban on midweek protests the forts. when a symbol a family has ruled togo for half a century these protesters say it's time for a change. we want a change we want jobs for our youth we don't want them the same a family in this country. we're really fed up with this regime they've been in power for fifty years now and the did nothing to develop the country we want a nine hundred ninety two constitution but i can assure you that we're rolling from south to the north in our efforts to have a constitution. opposition activists have been demonstrating since august they want
constitutional reforms including a two term limit for the president they say their protests have been met by a police crackdown this man says he was beaten up by officers. i was on my way home i turned a corner and met about twenty policemen who beat me my god i was beaten severely. anger on the streets has become a regular scene in late may but president who in a symbol does have plenty of support as many try to shore up his family's been a state the government has put conditions on where and when people can protest it's all said the internet to control what it says is hate speech and misinformation. the west african economic group then a symbol a colony heads. to set a date for a constitutional referendum and the united nations has called on government leaders in tokyo to address the demands of the people. there are u.s.
backed forces fighting iceland syria have been clearing main roads and rocca the day after their commanders declared the city under their control the kurdish led syrian democratic forces raise their flag and rock a stadium after a four month battle to push eisel from itself declared capital the s.d.f. says it will redeploy fighters to the current frontline against isis and the eastern provinces of. bada has more from near turkey's border with syria. the u.s. the have is now going through the mammoth task of trying to clear. mines and ensure there are no booby trapped buildings this explains why they are not allowing civilians into the area we're talking about hundreds of thousands of people were forced out of iraq during the fighting over the last few months but further south there is fighting which is continuing to go on different. from the syrian army's launching out offensive from the south and
a senior army officer was killed today so it's not a dean brigadier general who was leading the fight against isis in some sort of deal has been accused by the syrian opposition of committing atrocities against civilians in different parts of the country particularly in two thousand and twelve on the outskirts of the capital damascus and this comes at a time when the. top military commanders are meeting in damascus with their syrian counterpart the iranian chief of staff said that israel has no right whatsoever to violate syria and i think he was referring to the past attacks targeting syrian targets. by the israelis israel on the other hand in says that it is concerned about way considers to be an iranian growing influence in so you and i found by syria to build a military base. on the border with israel something that israel rejects
iraq's oil minister has asked for charlie and giant b.p. to make plans to develop the kid cook oil fields baghdad took control of the oil rich region from kurdish peshmerga fighters on monday the fields have generated billions of dollars of revenue for the kurds charles traffic reports from l.b. in the northern iraq. forces a roof control here and now. the oil fields around q. cook one of iraq's two main oil producing areas were vital for the economy. before the peshmerga forces withdrew the kurdistan regional government was pumping around six hundred thousand barrels of oil a day from wells like these. this is one of the main processing units at the buy has and feel it used to be exploited by the occupying forces of coke now thank god the fields have been handed over to the iraqi authorities when the peshmerga controlled this area the iraqi government accused the kurdish leaders of not
sharing oil revenue with bank dat so it stops sending the seventeen percent of the federal budget as per the two thousand and five constitution to the region. now with the oil fields back under iraqi government control the oil ministry has vowed to increase production to one million barrels a day. and it's threatening legal action against the kurdistan regional government if it stops the flow to the turkish mediterranean port of jihan through a pipeline across the kurdish region of northern iraq the oil ministry isn't taking any risks. it plans to repair and reopen a pipeline that was damaged in two thousand and fourteen during fighting against eisel one that doesn't cross kurdish territory. as militia and iraqi government forces fill the streets in the nearby town to debase the shia song echoes from the loudspeakers. don't underestimate mr kurd we
are the ancestors of the grandson of the prophet muhammad would be an accurate translation. prime minister hyderabadi says in taking back control of the kirkuk oil fields he has acted according to iraq's constitution for the benefit of all iraqis the kurdish government says it's being punished by baghdad and the international community holding a referendum on eventual secession from iraq which was the kurdish people's right we are disappointed at the reaction of the international community they should not have let the people of color stop they have abandoned us at the time that we have done exactly what they have been preaching that mean people preaching of democracy human rights rule of law transparency and openness going to the public going to the source of legitimacy is this a crime the kurdistan regional government is around seventeen billion dollars in debts and revenue from kirkuk oil fields was vital to compensate for the seventeen
percent of the federal budget the baghdad stopped sending this region in two thousand and fifteen now baghdad has not yet said when know if it will restart sending the money but with the oil fields firmly under government control the economic situation of this region could get even worse. to venezuela now where five new opposition governors have refused to face one and before president models constitutional assembly the opposition says the body is unconstitutional traceable has more from caracas. laugh a lack of or entered. to swear in as governor of credible the ceremony happened in the middle of accusations of irregularities by the opposition . challenges anyone to recount the votes in his state. you know how hard i worked to get elected there were thirty five points ahead and in forty five
days i terminated them and what because of that i robbed the election the people committed fraud they had knowledge by victory today. it's just one of the eighteen you had governors who say their biggest job now is to help millions of venezuelans survive the current economic crisis. handed them to the. by the opposition. because they did not acknowledge. it. wasn't worth. the opposition continues to denounce widespread fraud that it has been an observer in every election for the past fourteen years. for accreditation on time but this time we were told that there was no time. to happen and then the constitutional
assembly moved into october government is changing the rules all the time to. investigate. the ruling party's candidate won by one thousand four hundred and seventy one votes the problem is that the third candidate who was also a member of the opposition got more than three thousand he had resigned to his candidacy. and was still in the ballot bowl. it was clear how the opposition was affected by the prohibition to change the ballots after the primaries but there is more the relocation of voting centers effect of the opposition nationally i be election results have caused a deep crisis within the opposition the democratic unity roundtable is an umbrella organization of more than twenty political parties. we have to do a lot of self-criticism because we should never have participated in an election that was filled with the regularities we should have been firmer.
presidential elections are in one year the challenge is how to be death system that the opposition says has always been adapted to the government needs. south korea is looking to strengthen its defense system to combat the nuclear threat from the north president made the announcement as they outlined plans to boost the country's military exports pastors reports the president's first job is to vote out corruption which he says has been limiting the growth in the arms sector. there is rarely a better time to sell weapons in south korea at a time of regional instability almost every military need was catered for at the international aerospace and defense exhibition providing an opportunity for local developers to show their ways. we can not say the hamas weapon systems are the
world's your best however performance compared to the price is us and in particular we can provide solutions customized to each country's needs was many of the state of the weapons used by south korea a purchased from the united states but the government wants to change that south korea aspires to become a military giant strengthening the industry by improving its competitive age exports of the locally manufactured t. fifty training in the past ten years have brought in two point three billion dollars but the company which manufactured the t fifty has been mired in a corruption and embezzlement scandal involving major defense projects. are being corruption allegations involving the process for manufacturers however were set up institutional mechanisms to root out corruption and boost integrity in the long term we'll be able to develop weapons well integrity security will be able to
win the trust of people and also the international community the escalating tension with north korea has placed a stronger focus on the exhibition thirty three countries are showing off their military hardware here president moving jay in his used event to contend that the country needs to advance its defense systems to counterbalance north korea's nuclear threat. urgently need to secure enhanced capabilities for our own aerospace and defense industries we must deploy advanced weapons systems with superior capabilities that can protect the people from north korea security threat. korea will direct all efforts he says into a three pillar defense system comprising the top three named kill change a strike system designed to preemptively target north korean missile sites the korean air and missile defense system and the korea punishment and retaliation systems designed to target the north's leadership if south korea comes under attack
. south korea. as a mayor is calling for dialogue with the for arab countries have imposed a blockade on his country shake. made the comments during the final stop of his tour through southeast asia he met indonesian president joke over daughter in jakarta to sign trade agreements. and we've spoken about the continuing embargo imposed on qatar and the humanitarian effect it's having on qatari sites and those from the g.c.c. qatar is ready for dialogue to solve the g.c.c. crisis there are no winners in this we are all brothers and all losing out and so qatar is open to dialogue as long as demands and expectations are meds for all parties and everyone sovereignty is respected.
time again imo is a problem and the headlines on al-jazeera international concern of the treatment of the population is increasing the un human rights chief says perpetrators of crimes against the hinge a must face charges and if they don't he wants the security council to act meanwhile across party group of u.s. politicians has written to the secretary of state calling for meaningful steps to be taken against me the world bank is promising billions of dollars to the philippines to help rebuild the southern city of middleway the extent of the damage was visible on thursday two days after president of the terror they declared it liberated after a five man. battle against isolated fighters the philippines will receive an estimated two point nine billion dollars to help with reconstruction spain has warned it will suspend catalonia as autonomy of the region's leader doesn't abandon his secession bid. demat has just a few hours to clarify whether or not he is declaring independence from the rest of
the country u.s. president donald trump has been embroiled in another round this time of what he allegedly said to a widow of a soldier killed in each year trumps accused of being insensitive to the woman who was on her way to her husband's casket denies telling her that her husband knew what he signed up for he says the story is fabricated u.s. backed forces fighting isis and syria have been clearing main roads and roc-a one day after their commanders to clear the city under their control the kurdish led syrian democratic forces raised their flag and rockets stadium after a four month battle to push iceland from itself to clear capital the s.d.f. says it will redeploy fighters to the current frontline against isis in the eastern province of their hours or. in venezuela five new governors from the only states won by the opposition have refused to be sworn in before president of the littles constitutional assembly the opposition claims the bodies unconstitutional. south
korea is looking to strengthen its defense system to combat the nuclear threat from the north and plans to deploy more advanced weapons president moon j.n. made the announcement as they outlined plans to boost the country's military exports. and global competitiveness. as are the headlines on al-jazeera do stay with us what mess is coming up next a family business handed down from generation to generation but when this funeral director retires will his son continue the tradition i don't think he was. just like i don't feel like i was out for a difficult choice for an al-jazeera producer caught between two worlds well it's really fight tending to the death of the living better an intimate portrait of an industry most encounter only fleetingly al-jazeera correspondent death in the family at this time.