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the spanish cabinet meets to approve measures to take direct control of caseloads. logan m p t w watching al-jazeera live from my headquarters here in doha also coming up attacks on two mosques in afghanistan leave almost ninety people dead. but to thank first thank you thank you not not i thank is next thanks for bringing us human rights commission tries advertising to change racist attitudes plus. i malcolm webb in the town of common jala in the democratic republic of congo where last month thirty nine refugees from rooney were shot by soldiers following a demonstration will be talking to the security forces on the surviving refugees
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about what happened. top story the spanish prime minister is meeting. as cabinet on ways to take control of catalonia and to stop it from breaking away the measures are part of article one five five of the constitution which would allow madrid to impose direct rule over the region and the decision follows weeks of political deadlock between madrid and collars preachments regional government after catalonia voted to secede from spain in the recent referendum ok let's have a closer look at article one five five and what it can potentially do it is just too short paragraphs within the constitution of spain allowing madrid to use quotes all measures necessary to prevent an autonomous region from breaking the law it has never been applied before the government's options include suspending the catalan government and removing its leaders including the regional president mr putin want
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madrid could also take control of the catalan police force which defy court orders to close polling stations for the referendum the central government has already said it plans to call an election to replace catalonian leaders in january and or simmons is live for us in barcelona andrew we are expecting this news conference from mariano rajoy any moment now any idea of what he might be saying. well he will certainly invoke article one five five of the constitution of nine hundred seventy eight that is an unprecedented move for the first time in four decades of them up of democracy that that's taken place what happens after that is quite unclear he will give some details or one of his ministers will give details of how that will play out walk type of action will be taken for instance will the regional police force here in catalonia actually be taken over in the effect of
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being given orders by the national police it's resisted orders in the past it was effectively a protecting the referendum of october the first when the national police force was trying to break it up so that will be part of it there will be a number of other measures that could involve elections again where unclear how this will be administered it's all uncharted waters also unclear of what will happen in response from the castle and government in the building behind me now then we have a process whereby these recommendations of the government these these orders effectively from the government will go before the senate and the senate will actually have a full meeting on that on thursday or friday of next week more likely friday then the whole thing becomes formal we are then in a position whereby there the autonomy catalonia is taken away that is
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assumed to be the case what happens between then and now is possibly the key factor because will we see a number of measures here such as demands for the respect of catalonia as autonomy which is one of the government targets for an early the one of the the actual representative of katherine. the government in madrid has said this is a coup d'etat of the autonomy system and the question is will carlos actually more or less go right away with a declaration of independence so this is really a charged area and there could be some dramatic developments andrew thanks very much and as soon as that news conference starts with mariano rajoy we will bring it to you live here on al-jazeera now we move on at least eighty seven people in a known to have died in friday's mosque attacks in afghanistan eisel says one of
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its fighters walked into a shia mosque in the capital and detonated an explosive vest the mosque was packed with worshippers attending friday prayers the second blast happened when a suicide bomber targeted a sunni mosque in central gore province jennifer glass has more now from kabul. the afghan capital awoke to two explosion just at just about six thirty local time two rockets landing not far from nato headquarters here in kabul the taliban has claimed responsibility for that the latest attack in a series i hear in the end here in the afghan capital and around the country the islamic state claimed responsibility for a friday night attack on a shiite mosque the amounts i'm on mosque in dosti bargee here in kabul according to the ministry of interior that attack are going in placing himself among the worshippers spraying them with gunfire before detonating himself another attack in friday prayers friday evening prayers in a mosque in central afghanistan in gore province killed thirty three we don't know who was responsible for that caps a very deadly week here in afghanistan more than two hundred twenty people have
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been killed so far in taleban attacks on military outposts and police headquarters across the country in the south in the west in the north and in the southwest of the afghan security forces facing a resurgent taliban the islamic state also weighing in a big challenge for the afghan security forces they say try and grapple back territory from the taliban who control or contest almost forty percent of the country it's a very difficult task for these forces who are taking punishing casualties in the continuing fight. fifty three police officers have been killed and six more wounded in an ambush in egypt the attack happened in the in the west and these security forces were targeted on a road around two hundred kilometers southeast of cairo they were carrying out a raid on a suspected. cases you're going to see those mideast analyst he says there's been a rise in such attacks in egypt since the military came to power back in twenty
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thirty. the country have been witnessing such attacks since two thousand and thirteen and that leads us to the important question because since two thousand and thirteen and since the military the military regime have killed all the chances of the modesty to exist all these incidences and attacks targeted and that is why we have to stress upon the fact that democracy is the best instrument the best weapon to fight terrorism actually democracy it's the best way to keep the tomorrows tyrants and terrorists from being born today. unfortunately the egyptian regime thinks otherwise china is refusing to condemn me and over its mistreatment of the right hinges which the u.n. has called textbook ethnic cleansing five hundred eighty nine thousand range of
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escape from the amount of bangladesh in the past eight weeks they accuse me in mazar me of rape torture and murder in rakhine state china is a longtime ally ally with me in mali and says it supports its efforts to safeguard peace and that the situation can be resolved without outside help tanveer chary has more now on the humanitarian crisis that's unfolding across the border in bangladesh and how it's affecting children from cox is bizarre. desperate unhygenic living condition waterborne disease malnutrition threatening over three hundred twenty thousand children according to unicef among the newly arrived refugees sixty percent are children a staggering number u.n. report also cites that a place over fourteen thousand children at risk of dying due to severe malnutrition mobile clinics like run by unicef care and shared bangladesh up and sprout up in several of the camps they have to treat people with children suffering from major
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malnutrition or acute malnutrition so far at least over fifteen hundred children are in this program that been given specially nutritional food too. take care of their nutritional problem despite all that effort by aid agency led by barnardo's government lot of the essential needs of the children are still not been met you can see among the children the sadness and the quietness among them the not only traumatized that deprived of their childhood in the long run by members government and aid agency needs to address the issue of education health and security a daunting challenge indeed by any definition ok to stay with us because these stories are still to come from al-jazeera the body of a missing activist has been identified in argentina i will tell you why that's having an impact on the forthcoming election. and the number one carmaker in the u.s. slashes production in motor city. hello
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there it certainly is very cloudy for many of us in japan at the moment you can see on the satellite picture that blanket of clouds slowly working its way northward and it's really just the outer fringes of all super typhoon that's rolling its way towards us the actual system is moving pretty slowly so it was it works its way towards us there's plenty of cloud and plenty of rain as well to come before the system actually makes landfall we're expecting it to make landfall late on sunday perhaps into the early hours of monday just in the fall southeast by the time it makes landfall it won't be as intense it is now but certainly it could give us some destruction i don't some flooding rains as well further towards the south of course things are a fair amount common hair fact to the eastern coast it's largely fine and dry the
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winds they're firing down from the north so it's not too hot shanghai is looking at around twenty two degrees there is more in the way of unsettled weather that's in the western part of our map and that gradually fizzles out as we head through sunday and in. to monday further towards the south in force here there's lots of showers but they're mostly in the northern half of our maps they stretching from the philippines all the way towards the west across into thailand looks like bangkok's going to have a pretty wet day on sunday further south there will be some showers here but also plenty of sunshine to. a journey both. of you know there's a very for everything and there's a lot of corruption and beautiful lake the beautiful lady you have to be very patient and audi's also the city has ascended you can see how i was introduced to and though when my father and my most only working for king for how the personal story to discover the source of one of the most expensive commodities sent from
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heaven this time on al-jazeera. welcome back let's recap your top stories for you today the spanish prime minister has been meeting his cabinet on ways to take control of catalonia and stop it breaking away the measures the part of the constitution is article one five five hundred post direct for all over the region. at least eighty seven people in a known to have died in friday's mosque attacks in afghanistan meisel says one of his fighters walked into a shia mosque in the capital and detonated an explosive vest. fifty three police officers have been killed and six more were wounded in an ambush in egypt the
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security forces were targeted in the western desert about a year ago a sister in a raid on fighters. refugees from the randi have told al-jazeera how their friends were killed by soldiers at a camp in the democratic republic of congo thirty nine people died and dozens were injured during a protest last month the congolese army and refugees blame each other for what happened welcome web reports now from the town of come on your lap. esperance and sherry mana says bullets broke the bones in her arm when soldiers shot her dozens around her died they're buried in this graveyard she says she was among a crowd of other refugees from burundi protesting peacefully here last month who said she was lucky to survive her chap lashing out there was i can't remember everything because i feel i'm conscious when i was shot but i remember people throwing stones at a house and painting us and then soldiers started shooting. a community of refugees
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belongs to a unique catholic sect from the really they fled conflict at home to come to the neighboring democratic republic of congo their religion doesn't allow them to process un food or to buy a metrically register in the u.n. system so they temporarily camp here outside a base of u.n. peacekeepers in the town of kemah yola. to say that day they wanted the release of four men from their community has been arrested by congolese soldiers this camera phone video was taken as the crowd gathered and sang. when the shooting began not only when the refugees came down the road from this direction they say they met soldiers about where the blue truck is they say the soldiers opened fire without any provocation you can see bullet holes in the wall here they say the machine gun fire went on for several minutes but the security forces tell a different story. captain informed a kill him a was there he says the refugees overpowered him and other policeman
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stole a gun and used it to shoot him in the leg and attack the soldiers who then fired back in self defense one soldier was killed and there's an exam if you have never seen such people were not afraid of bullets one carried a bible and they all kept seeing an advance of. refugees deny they took a gun or attacked the u.n. says in any case the army should not have used lethal force the army told us the active as any army would dissolve the new men came threatening and throwing store not yet in the host country what country can tolerate that there were caned them but they didn't know what happened up in nearly a hundred refugees were injured many are still recovering the government says an inquiry is underway. refugees meet twice a day to pray in the camp they say they were attacked after officials stirred up hatred against them because of their own usual religious beliefs congolese or
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thought he'd deny it the refugees say they were persecuted at home then persecuted here there's nowhere they can be safe now come where al-jazeera in the democratic republic of congo the world health organization is being widely criticized for appointing the zimbabwean president robert mugabe as a goodwill ambassador more than twenty international health organizations are dismayed by the decision they say that under mugabe's leadership zimbabwe has a long track record of human rights violations quotes the new head of the w.h.o. says mugabe deserves the honor because of his public health policies australia is one of the most multicultural countries in the world yet the latest figures show a quarter of the population is intolerant towards other cultures and ethnicities and thomas now from sydney. in one commercial a white man holds open the lift door for a white woman but lets the door close on
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a black one a white woman steps out discussed it in another a taxi driver tries to pick up a white passenger before an aboriginal's one has been waiting longer a white passenger refuses to jump the queue but does australia one of the world's most multicultural countries really need like these more than other places organizers call this the believe in bendigo picnic an annual day of inclusive in a country town when my kids are growing up. to the big market to say people of any other ethnic origin you know because they just won't go. and so now that's changing and more people are coming to live here but the main idea is to hold an event which contrasts with another held in bendigo in like twenty fifty hundreds protesting against plans to build a mosque the ugly images tapped into a perception that australia is and australians are racist australia certainly has
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a racist he story with a colonial past and an explicit white australia policy on immigration until the early one nine hundred seventy s. . today in videos like the easy to find online research is recently surveyed more than ten thousand people in australia they concluded that about a quarter also questions in a way that showed them to be intolerant of other cultures and ethnicities the same survey asked people if they'd experienced discrimination in the last year thirty nine percent of people originally from china and india said they had sixty nine percent of people from c. done and fifty nine percent of indigenous australians in australia at the moment we don't even really want to acknowledge that racism exists institutionally. implicitly and explicitly. but australian society is diverse and is getting more so net migration adds one percent to the population each year one of the highest rates
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in the world twenty eight percent of australians were born in other countries with the biggest numbers recently coming from india and china surveys suggest about eighty five percent of australians think multiculturalism has been good for the country and the prime minister regularly calls australia the most successful multicultural society in the world some boats say that is a claim too far if you kind of crow about being the most successful it can kind of paper over the fact that there are problems as well bendigo small scale is going ahead it's difficult start to potentially the positive opened up a conversation and that's something that was probably missing bendigo before then nationally to an increasing conversation about racism could have a beneficial effect andrew thomas al-jazeera sydney. and protestors in australia are demanding the legalization of same sex marriage the week before postal service
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closes the biggest crowd was in sydney where thousands marched through the city calling for equal rights the latest update on the ballot should almost eleven million votes have been returned that's around sixty eight percent of the total center so far the result of the poll is expected in november. at least three people have been killed in a landslide at a building site in malaysia firefighters say the incident happened during the construction of two tower block blocks in georgetown the capital of penang state emergency teams are searching for eleven workers believed to be trapped in the mud and rubble. rehearsals for the state funeral of thailand's king who passed away last year taking place in bangkok the funeral procession is expected to be attended by at least a quarter of a million people the lavish event will last several hours ahead of king queen palms cremation.

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