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in the u.a.e. to be willing to to me to resolve some of the sanctions and stop that they put on the fact that the president house come out now and basically decertified the iran deal is not going to make the saudis more willing to work with us to deal with the situation with garner us president initially put all the blame for the crisis on cutter but after being pushed by his secretaries of state and defense he now says it's time for all sides to talk if i can help mediate between cutter and in particular the u.a.e. and saudi arabia i would be willing to do so and i think you'd have a deal worked out very quickly his own secretary of state is publicly disagreeing taking the trip while downplaying expectations crisis will end soon what he does during this trip could very well determine if that is true. al-jazeera. will get a weather update or then the body of
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a missing activist is identified in argentina we'll tell you how that it could affect the outcome of an upcoming election. hello there for the southeastern parts of china the weather is quite quiet at the moment for most of us there should be clear skies as we head through sunday and monday you can see the winds though they're feeding down from the north and that means for some of us it's going to get cooler over the next few days so shanghai on sunday getting to around twenty two but on monday a little bit lower probably no higher than twenty towards the west where there's more in the way of unsettled weather here some very heavy rain has been working its way across bangladesh now is edging its way towards the northeast it is gradually easing though so less heavy showers as we head through into monday and force in bangladesh the weather is clearing but certainly this is tim has brought us some
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very very heavy downpours in fact some parts of bangladesh have reported over one hundred forty nine millimeters of rain with the car did in that so very heavy rains here has caused us a problem with some flooded streets but gradually things will improve so less rain there for sunday as that system gradually pulls away and weakens towards the northeast further south though still some heavy rain for some of us along the eastern coast of india that gradually eases as well though as it works its way southwards and then for most of us on monday it will be a dryer picture and for the northwestern parts of india it should be completely dry here in doha the winds easing thirty seven degrees will be our maximum on sunday. with. provoking debate the corporate tax has not hurt job growth under brock obama the well. that's not true tackling the tough issues restrictions on media freedom of the tree killings torture giving. but challenging the established line every single
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one of the three thousand people who is killed with a drug dealer yes how do we know that you didn't try them didn't prosecute you didn't charge the shot the man saw and join many has done for up front at this time on al-jazeera. again the top stories here on al-jazeera this hour spain's prime minister has asked the senate for permission to sack catalunya us government at the corner early election money out of the hallway says the separatists forced madrid to take unprecedented action. at least fifty five police officers have been killed six more wounded in an ambush in egypt the security forces were targeted on the road to be
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a oasis during a raid on armed fighters and a suicide bombing in afghanistan has killed at least fifteen people it's the second such attack in the afghan capital in twenty four hours more than two hundred people have been killed in violence across the country since tuesday. hundreds of kurdish protesters have gathered outside the un office in the regional capital a bill in northern iraq earlier this week iraqi troops seized control of all disputed areas in the north of the country including the city of kirkuk let's go live now to bill al-jazeera stephanie decker is there staff what are these people protesting about. well this is the general sentiment here really aging is one of being stabbed in the back one of being abandoned by the international community particularly by the united states this protest you mentioned started outside the u.n.
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compound and they intend to march to the u.s. consulate some of the signs they're holding up is exactly that of how before the world was embraced embracing peshmerga fighters as they were challenging eisel and now that they're being stabbed in the back off the ice lisbon defeated and now they're being attacked by iraqi forces and the shia militia the fighting along them so this is the sentiment here and i can tell you people are incredibly worried here in erbil particularly yesterday we saw a frontline just about thirty kilometers south of here with iraqi forces taking over the last of crooks province and even though there have been assurances from baghdad that iraqi forces should not be entering the city of erbil there is a palpable fear here one of of uncertainty the roads are more empty last night we're being told those of my friends who were out much later that it was much much emptier than it should have been and people you speak to will say we don't know what's going to happen we we don't trust the situation so people are nervous these
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are of course uncertain and unprecedented times here so yes at the moment when it bring it back to the protests they're also calling on donald trump the u.s. president of course to break his silence because the irony of all of this age is that these are two forces both of them trained and armed by the united states both of them who are allies in the fight against eisel both of them who fought together just exactly a year ago when that most of the fence have started and who are now pointing their guns at each other so these are complicated times but i think just briefly it is not a surprise people would have told you that after i saw this country has huge challenges in just getting rid of eisele was certainly not going to solve any of that stuff on the sixth day itself the deck of the life in a bill. china is refusing to condemn me in ma over its mistreatment of the hinge of which the un has called textbook ethnic cleansing five hundred eighty nine thousand range of escape from me in modern bangladesh in the past eight weeks they accused me of mass army of rape torture and murder in rakhine state china is
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a long time alley ally of me and it says it supports its efforts to safeguard peace and that the situation could be resolved without outside help at least three people have been killed in a landslide of the building site in malaysia firefighters say the incident happened during the construction of two tower blocks in georgetown the capital of penang state emergency teams are searching for eleven workers believed to be trapped in the mud and rubble. a month after her career hit puerto rico eighty percent of the island is still without power crews are working around the clock to try to fix hundreds of kilometers of power lines but the governor of puerto rico says it could be another two months before full power is restored alan fischer has more friends from san juan. this is normally the convention center in san juan the capital of puerto rico but for the last month this has been the coordinating hub of all the
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rescue efforts across the island the federal emergency management agency the department of defense a number of local agencies and a number of charities are all based here trying to coordinate relief efforts but one month or one after the hurricane many people are saying they're seeing nothing nothing from any of these agencies coming into their communities to help them there are many people here still without food still without electricity still without drinking water there are real health concerns as well because people are turning to polluted water just to try and sleep their thirst or even doing simple things like washing their clothes in water that is highly contaminated so there's a real risk that there's going to be another health problem just a few weeks down the line that the people here aren't unrealistic they remember hurricane one thousand years ago and said that the expected things would take some time before they even started to get back to normal but they're deeply concerned that it's taking longer than any normal expectation they are saying they expect to see a lot more of the government they realize that they can't just drive trucks here that
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you've got to bring things in by plane and by boat but they say they feel they're being neglected one example of that is that someone from fema said recently that they do so many blue tarpaulins catering for the hurricanes in florida and texas there simply weren't enough to bring here to puerto rico and the people here believe they are being forgotten and they want that to stop and to stop no. in brazil police say that they have broken a nationwide child pornography ring retired policeman civil servants and youth football club managers are reported to be among one hundred eight people arrested suspected of producing and sharing pornographic pictures of children online more than a thousand police took part in the six month operation in brazil detectives in the united states are also involved in the investigation. in argentina the result of sunday's midterm election the congressional election is expected to be influenced by the mysterious death of an environmental activist political party suspended
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campaigning when santiago malden are those body was found in a river two days ago he disappeared in august provoking nationwide protests and allegations of police involvement daniel the reports from one of solids. there were demonstrations across argentina and huge social media campaign asking a simple question where is sent maldonado the twenty eight year old activist disappeared an organist during a protest in support of indigenous rights in the south of the country. i want to ask those who lead our country's president maurice your mockery and his ministers. here. i want to ask them where santiago is it is urgent that he be alive we need him for the well being of everybody and for all the santiago's out there. like
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elation was rife opponents of the government generally believed he'd been beaten possibly killed by the police and his body hidden there asking why it took seventy seven days to find the body in the area that was searched three times others speculated that he drowned or it disappeared voluntarily perhaps crossing into neighboring chile the pressure was on the government especially the security minister to provide. conclusive answers. i will not allow you senator to compare our government to the dictatorship that's an atrocity if that uses have been committed by security forces you should know that those will be sanctioned accordingly. memories in argentina are still strong from the one nine hundred seventy s. and eighty's the time of the so-called dirty war with an estimated thirty thousand people were kidnapped tortured and killed by the military authorities both the main parties fighting sunday's legislative elections have suspended campaigning where
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the sensitive case and human rights the top of the political agenda. whether cyrus. the world health organization has been widely criticized for appointing zimbabwe's president robert mugabe as a goodwill ambassador more than twenty international health organizations are dismayed by the decision they say that under mcgarvie its leadership zimbabwe has a long track record of human rights violations but you head of the world health organization says that mugabe deserves the honor because of his public health policies. refugees from burundi have told our zero how their friends were killed by soldiers at a camp in the democratic republic of congo thirty nine people died dozens were injured during a protest last month the congolese army and the refugees blame each other for what happened malcolm webb reports from the town of come on your. esperance and sherry mana says bullets broke the bones in her arm when soldiers shot dozens around her
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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 says she was lucky to survive but. i can't remember everything. when i was shot but i remember people throwing stones at house and. and then soldiers started shooting. the community of refugees belongs to a unique catholic sect from burundi they fled conflict at home to come to the neighboring democratic republic of congo their religion doesn't allow them to eat processed un food or to biometrically register in the u.n. system so they're temporarily camped here outside a base of u.n. peacekeepers in the town of cameron yola. who say that day they wanted the release of four men from their community and rested by congolese soldiers this camera phone video was taken as the crowd gathered and sang. and the shooting began the refugees came down the road from this direction they say they
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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 involving a kill him it was there he says the refugees overpowered him and other policeman 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 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 advancing. refugees deny they took a gun or attacked but the un says in any case the army should not have used lethal force but the army told us they acted as if any army would solve the new men. threatening and throwing yet in the host country what country can talk. their way
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discuss 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. in p.d.f. 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 police believe the authorities deny it the refugees say they were persecuted at home and persecuted here so there's no way they can be safe now come where. in the democratic republic of congo one of the world's biggest carmaker says cutting production and jobs of the plants near the u.s. city of detroit general motors blames a change in buying trends and increasing automation john hendren reports. a slowdown in motown has general motors cutting back. auto sales in the u.s.
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it dropped nearly ten percent so far this year but it g.m. the fall is nearly double that this plant makes cars buicks cadillacs and chevy volt hybrid but it's s.u.v.s that are selling now so the detroit assembly plant has gone from two shifts to one this month it's slowing down production. very quickly don't use of and don't want. to deal with excess ember toy so they're quicker to react. they don't play with. on november twenty eighth this plant will shut down entirely until january while demand catches up with production when production restarts it will do so with two hundred fewer of its eighteen hundred workers alternative fuels may be the way of the future volvo is going all electric or hybrid by twenty nine teams and america is slowly working its way in that direction but americans love their big cars and they have cheap gas and as america goes so goes detroit. this was once one of the busiest plants in the
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u.s. but automakers have moved their plants from the detroit area across the u.s. and the world is cars have morphed into what are effectively rolling computers manufacturing is required fewer but more tech savvy workers with the demands that they're going to have for the. technical expertise i think the manufacturing is going to be more concentrated in the u.s. . simply because that's where the talent is i mean you need to to produce the kinds of technology that they're working on now you have to have a very highly educated workforce. that workforce is set to bear the brunt of the cutbacks as g.m. and other automakers deal with an ever changing market that will see thousands of jobs being lost john hendren al-jazeera detroit. protesters in australia have
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demanded the legalization of same sex marriage a week before a postal survey on the issue closes the largest crowd was in sydney where thousands marched through the city calling for equal rights the latest update on the ballot showed that almost eleven million votes have been returned that's around sixty eight percent of the total sent out the results of the poll is expected in november . russel's for the state funeral of thailand's late king who passed away last year . place in bangkok the funeral procession is expected to be attended by at least a quarter of a million mourners the lavish event will last several hours ahead of the king will be cremation next week preparations taken almost a year to complete it's cost the military government some ninety million u.s. dollars.
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it is good to have you with us adrian fit here in doha with the top stories this hour on al-jazeera spain's prime minister has asked the senate for permission to sack cattle early as government and the call of early election money out of the holy says the separatists forced madrid to take the unprecedented actions. we are going to ask the senate to approve article one five five in order to protect the general interest of the nation to authorize the spanish government to suspend the rule of the catalan leaders and all members of the catalan cabinet the rules of these officials will be conducted by the ministers appointed by the spanish government during this extraordinary period before we move on i just want to show you some live pictures coming out of this out a major pro secession rally is getting underway the capital. leader but the president of the regional government has put him on is set to address his
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supporters in the coming hours it's thought that he may and it's just a may at this point but he may take the opportunity to declare independence. at least fifty five pilate police officers have been killed six more wounded in an ambush in egypt the security forces were targeted on the road to the back area away sistering a raid on armed fighters. bombing in afghanistan has killed at least fifteen people it was the second attack in the afghan capital in twenty four hours more than two hundred people have been killed in violence across the country since tuesday at least eight police officers have been killed in an attack on their base in western is yeah several others were wounded in the incident close to the town of arrow near the border with mali as interior ministry says that an investigation is underway hundreds of kurdish protesters have gathered outside the u.n. office in the regional capital erbil in iraq they're angry about a recent military operation by the iraqi army and shia militias around one hundred twenty thousand people have been displaced since the iraqi forces launched
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a military campaign on monday earlier this week iraqi troops seized control of all disputed areas in the north of the country including the city of kirkuk. police in brazil so they've broken up a nationwide child pornography ring retired policeman civil servants and youth football club managers are reported to be to be among the one hundred eight arrests . just over the news grid rather in just over twenty five minutes after upfront. we understand the differences and the similarities of cultures across the world. so no matter where you call home al-jazeera will bring in the news and current affairs that matter to you. al-jazeera. how much is nobel peace prize winner aung sang suu kyi to blame for the ongoing violence against the rohingya muslims in myanmar one of her fellow nobel laureates the renowned bangladeshi economist muhammad yunus.
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i marry her son as a new generation of feminists have risen up around the world in what's been called the third wave a central question is emerged in the movement should feminists support all women's choices or some choices holding women back that's our debate but first in what the u.n. has called a textbook example of ethnic cleansing in recent weeks more than half a million rohingya muslims are fled me martha neighboring bangladesh security forces and put it vigilantes have been accused of mass rape murder and the burning of entire villages so how much is the country's defacto leader aung sang suu kyi to blame and how is bangladesh handling the mass influx of rohingya refugees this week headliner nobel peace laureate economist and author of the new book a world of three zeros muhammad yunus.
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mohammad yunus thanks for joining me on up front we're going to talk about your new book a world of three zeros in a moment perhaps start talking with you about perhaps the biggest story in the world right now in many ways because you are one of a select band of individuals who have been honored with a nobel peace prize and yet one of your fellow nobel peace laureate aung sang suu kyi currently seems to be complicit in brutal violence ethnic cleansing possibly genocide against the rohingya muslim minority in myanmar how does that make you feel i feel terrible it's the most shameful terrible thing that happened to me is the number one news item right now and i feel it every day because there are people who are coming from the same region where that within your people are coming you. phil. this nobel peace prize the cigars she had won the maids who are world showered with the admiration and respect for her now she completely reversed her
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position she has another phrase who she is about the city is about killing your own citizens these are in yours were born there lived there for generations. when the country became independent they were automatically became the citizens the participated in politics the sender of the present in the parliament they were the cabinet members suddenly nine hundred eighty two military government comes with the idea. that they are no longer sit so let me ask you this in myanmar right now what we're seeing is what the un has called a textbook example of ethnic cleansing last year you signed a letter to the un security council with a dozen other nobel laureates expressing quote frustration that aung san suu kyi for her refusal to act on this issue just to be clear because a lot of people kind of point the blame in different directions how much blame do you place on her directly for the current crisis for this ongoing violence and refugee movement but hundred percent of the blame on her because she is the leader she can say that and we splitting me in some way to
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a lot of people would say the military really in charge what can she do well then she should resign this is they can't handle it because this is their own citizen is another few people that are staying on she's blasting the other children in order on to their belief she's defending it she says i don't know why these people are going no we don't have a choice in the lords is our economies were attacking us all kinds of thing there is no atrocities in the villages burning of villages these are all false she made his name these are false news so she takes all the blame herself so there's no way you can parted with the military and anybody else if she gets all the blame and she's responsible for it and she has to fix it so when your fellow nobel peace laureate jose ramos horta of east timor who signed that letter with you last year a few months ago he was on this show and he was basically defending on things he said she's handling a very complex delicate situation she cannot antagonize the military. quote criticism probably is mis directed more to her than to the military what do you say to him and say the same thing and if she is if she cannot say the things she should
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say then she is not a leader a leader is supposed to stand by their own people have you had any contact with aung sang suu to yourself in recent i met several times before months before this incident before the election. i mentioned about and so on she said well i have to be very careful about the military back and not say anything but wonder election is over if i am the winner i'm definitely taking a stand in favor of that she said that tonight is going back on the inevitable and if you could speak to a directly today what would you say to what she should be doing i said you have to stand up you have to protect your image that you built over the years as a defender of human rights defender of democracy what happened to all those values that you are promoting stand by them it's not the military it's not somebody else you suffer the house and all this for years and years you believed in some principles what happened to those principles is it because just you want to stay in power and you have to go along with the military and everybody else what would they
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do they would put you back into prison or something like that do you think she still deserves that nobel peace prize if she is if she had all this story in front of the. committee i'm sure the committee will never give her the problems just talking about your own country bangladesh which is hosting one million rohingya refugees who fled persecution in me and i think more than half a million just since august alone prime minister sharon has seen or has been commended by a lot of people in the international community for taking in the refugees for speaking on behalf of refugees but let's be honest bangladesh is a poor country with a bunch of domestic problems that need tackling how long can it continue to host this growing rohingya refugee population within its not only simply economic issue it's a political issue it's a security issue so you have one million people who belong to any other country came to your country and they're all really taking up arms against their. situation and it becomes the den of the respective it is very soon and all the international connections of the terrorism will begin and this will be terrible for bangladesh
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and terrible for the region and all these things will come on in an explosive these go by so i am saying that it has to be resolved very fast before all those elements can create trouble for everybody ok many are concerned in bangladesh that the islam a quote unquote islamist pressure group in bangladesh is exploiting the influx of rohingya refugees they're organizing mass protests around the issue they're even threatening to wage jihad against myanmar of quote the army doesn't stop torturing muslims how worried are you that groups like him are getting a big p.r. boost in bangladesh from the rohingya crisis and becoming even more influential in what was once traditionally deemed to be a secular democracy not an islamist country this issue. and that if you g.'s it will become the forger for all kind of negative activities including the extreme on the terrorism so these are only demonstrations i'm more worried about the terrorism the dual breed because of the frustrations in the young people we're not seeing the
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young people yet but when they came in mostly women and children these children will grow up who's given the nation who's going in the future what is the future they look up to so they will be very dated you believe the rohingya refugee crisis is a recruiting sergeant in a sense for the sort of the i say this is a concentrated help for the recruitment and promotion of terrorism and just one last question on this issue on bangladesh and on myanmar said that myanmar's pretended like they wanted a war bangladeshi government accused me of modren choppers of violating its airspace are you worried that this conflict could erupt into an outright open war between the two countries that it serves the general security issue right now which direction it will take we don't know because even in the name of something will happen and some. they will use that within your name to me to tap and so any direction it can go is not only between between bangladesh and ma'am i am saying
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all the regional countries will become involved in india will get involved with pakistan will get involved with all the terrorist groups all involved with middle east and so on how many countries will get involved god knows because this is a very attractive. area staging area for the terrorist activities. mohammad yunus let's talk about your new book the world of three zeros the new economics of zero poverty zero unemployment zero net carbon emissions it's focused on capitalism in particular unfettered capitalism and growing wealth inequality around the world you write in the book that the structure of the present economic system is quote a ticking time bomb waiting to destroy everything we've created over the years what do you mean by that exactly simple thing that is the way the concentration of wealth is taking place in the world. this is just leading to the ticking time bomb any day to explode today eight people in the world own more well then the bottom half of the entire world's population and tomorrow it will be one person who will
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be only half the population of wealth in two in the hand the one in the after probably one person would own eighty five percent of the wealth of them their world this is the direction it should not far flung time period is just about the next few years it will happen so a lot of people who read your book or listen to speak now especially on the right will say look there is a problem with wealth inequality income inequality but you're not looking at the big picture which is the growth of incomes across the board you acknowledge in the book that since one thousand nine hundred sixty in poverty has been cut in half if you look at china for example that's a lot to do with economic growth eight hundred million people have been lifted out of poverty there since nine hundred eighty that's a kind of capitalism to it is capitalism it is capitalism who is helping people get out of poverty in the slow motion way again but when you talk about the growth growth of the economy i'm not concerned about the growth of the. i'm concerned with the growth of people so what do you say to people who read your book and say but you're deliberately vague about a how you switch to this new system of yours and b.
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how your system would actually lead to zero poverty and zero unemployment as a big goals i mention that because i'm saying every business has should have a part of a business of social business and this is because we have it not because i'm imposing on it if you feel that yes you want to contribute to and to play a part in solving problems about employment problem solving of the housing health care and so and so forth all the things that we know if you can play there everyone doing that this problem will be solved at the same. but you know you're not the first to say that sounds very utopian you talk in the book about super happiness we need to taste super happiness and great in theory but how do you do it in the real world what makes your full sentences making money is the happiness making other people happy is a super have again very vague because i started big when you say you can't measure something you know i understand keep telling people say i don't feel to super happiness i but i said because you have not done that i said why don't you just try instead of seeing the field of view ok but that's
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a very smart or approach telling individuals to be happy it's almost like a self-help that systemic use a systemic critique of capitalism you have a systemic replacement and a way to get that systemic replacement is there with two kinds of business well it's your choice capitalist system is all about choice that's what they're prayed about we are our choice but when it comes to business there is no choice we have to make money you have to make a profit you have to maximise profit i said desa not an option you give people option let them choose whether they want to do that make a profit maximizing or seize the world by creating source social business addressing the problem you have not even does that issue you say in your book that people without a future get angry at that desperately poor people be driven to crime would you extend that analogy about marginalised angry people turning to crime to the debate over radicalization is that what's also driving young. especially young men in places like bangladesh into groups into the arms of groups like iceland your view if the wealth concentration continues though it does it will generate
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a human this amount of anger in the bottom of people it will come out in politics it come on in social interactions it will come out in economics and i gave the example probably because it is an example of that blaming the others for taking a really good job income and so on and politicians use this kind of feeling and say yes you've bought for us we will stop. immigration come out of europe the european union but just specifically on the issue of radicalization do you believe these socio economic trends and pressures are feeding into the radicalization or goes in all direction this is ridiculous nation is a part of that so if you're envy you do all kinds of these a logic doesn't guide you in march not only in bricks it i said even in the u.s. election same thing happened the people at the bottom got very angry with the system that protested against it in germany election it recently the people who had never expected to be in the parliament they got thirteen percent of the seats i said these are probably their reaction generated to the bottom because they are frustrated they're angry because they see the system is not working for them i said
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it will become worse and worse now mind you this thank you for joining me from there in cuba thank you very much. in what's being pegged its third wave the f. word is becoming popular again yes feminism and central to the current debate is the idea that women's choices matter to vote act to dress as they see fit so should family support all women's choices some say that certain choices are holding women and the feminist movement back joining me to debate this on meghan murphy founder and editor of canada's feminist current website and a self defined radical feminist who's been critical of the choice feminism movement and jimmy a wilson executive director of feminist press who calls herself an intersectional black family and is the author of an upcoming book on beyonce and famine is a thank you both for joining me up front meghan murphy. you consider yourself a radical feminist and you said that the choice framework supported women's freedom to make choices simply normalizes sexism it raises feminism and works to remove the
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still dire need for radical activism what do you say to fellow feminist critics of yours who say you know that kind of approach is policing what's authentically feminist it's it's making feminism too narrowly defined it doesn't give women enough individuality so radical the radical and radical feminism just means to get at the root it doesn't mean extreme. all it means is to look at feminism as a collective political movement for the liberation of all women and so that's why i talk about moving away from personal choices of focus and personal empowerment as a focus because people can make personal choices as much as they want but how does that contribute to the liberation of all women is the question well let me put that question to jimi and let me also ask you this jimi you've spoken about feminism's as a plural that addresses quote a need to be more expansive about the definition of feminism if for example women
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choose to work in industries traditionally viewed as harmful objects to find sex work pornography is that a choice that they've made that's advancing women's liberation equality in your view because some would say it is. i believe personally that you know there needs to be a distinction that is made between human trafficking and also people who participate in the sex industry in a variety of ways based on their own choices and their consent and we can look at social systems that would lead us to be in situations that could be object of finding not saying that they are for all people who choose to work in the industry but we also are race the experiences of people who say that this is about their own self-determination and autonomy and i really find it problematic to be in the business of policing choices that women are saying that they are making for whatever their reasons are to survive and take care of their family not to be
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critical of choices and to talk about the contacts that surround and influence those choices isn't policing and so feminists who are critical of the sex trade are not criticizing the women in the sex trade they're not saying you're doing something immoral you're doing something wrong but we see it as part of a larger context so we understand things like colonialism imperialism capitalism. and of course patriarchy and you know white supremacy racism those all play into the choices that women are making to participate in the sex trade and there isn't this clear line between trafficking and prostitution or what some call sex work the line is very blurred you know there's not so if a woman who works in the sex and says to you i made a choice i'm happy to be here it's a feminist choice would you say to them well i would say the fact that one woman is having what she says is a positive experience doesn't change the larger implications of the sex trade with
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the existence of a sex trade means which is around you know male entitlement. and i wouldn't say it was a feminist choice because they don't understand how her choice to sell sex liberates other women liberates women as a collective i don't know what that contributes towards ending patriarchy. one thing i would like to share is that i haven't had that experience of working in that industry so i can't speak to what every woman's experiences but i can say that what i think is most important is that they do define their experiences on their terms and also share a collective story of what that experience may be i think you know being a part of an organization. could those experiences be delayed some of this to experiences. in my first section and my view yes because i believe in a variety of approaches to feminism do i personally fundamentally believe that
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liberation will come when we dismantle patriarchy capitalism white supremacy and imperialism yes but i also know that different people have different experiences and theories of change about how to get to liberation and expression the end times like now with the rise of authoritarianism and terrorism around the world i'm interested in creating bridges to talk with other feminists about how we can build and spaces where we have common ground i think that if we're going to say you know if if it's her personal experience that her personal experience is empowering or liberating therefore maybe the sex trade is fine maybe it's even feminist i think that that argument doesn't work because what if a woman who is being abused at home says my experience is fine i don't understand it as abuse i don't experience it in as abuse i'm fine are we going to say that man isn't abusive if a woman is raped and she says it's fine i feel fine about my experience are we going to say well that's not abusive thing that this man did the harmful thing that
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this man did of course not what we're talking about is what men are doing to women as you said in the paul you know you disagree with the idea quote that if you simply think a thing is feminist it becomes feminist for the sake of all of you is what you cross the world what makes something so missiles your definition so feminism is a political movement to liberate women from the system of patriarchy and male supremacy so i think that in order for a thing to be feminist it has to contribute to that goal jimmy would you agree with the service my question to meghan would be. who decides because i think that one of the things for example just going back to the question that you mentioned before around if someone experienced abuse but that wasn't abuse happen and they didn't experience it as such i agree that those systemic problems should be addressed but what concerns me is that when we focus our critiques in a way that we promote stigma in
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a culture that already undermines women's voices and experiences or when we focus our scripts cheeks in a way that contributes to the politics of respectability then we actually further silence people's experiences and make it harder for them to get access to the support they need and one reason i'll say this for example when we're talking about the sex industry is that criminalization for example is an issue that i'm very concerned about as a woman of color and so i have a lot of concerns about furthering stigma and also normalizing a narrative that could actually be dangerous and threaten people's lives so feminists support the decriminalization of prostituted people know from innocent argues that prostituted people should be criminalized that's what we're all fighting for and you know i'm not sure how feminists contribute to stigma by criticizing systems of power that a recent census doesn't calculus and all these are not all and to me as mentioned
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strictly used we've talked about sexual complete obviously on the other come on the kind of other end of the spectrum you have muslim women some muslim women who choose to cover their faces with a veil with a niqab and there's a lot of liberal feminist women in europe and from some elsewhere who have all due to get even called for. in the name of feminism in the name of challenging. the oppression of women and the lot of those women who wear those phrase those are luke who defended on some of his ground who say we're doing this because it's our choice we want to do this would you stone them well i think for a lot of women who aren't living in the west it's not a choice and so i thing. but we should be taking that into account so if you're not in saudi arabia but you're in front you know somebody wants to a face fell out of choice i would never say that she should not be allowed to make that choice and i do think we should we need to again talk about the larger context for that choice and you know i was five minutes we do need to be critical of of all massage any and all sexism whether that's rooted in religion or culture or whatever
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but no i wouldn't support a ban i want to address this because i am an american but i grew up in saudi arabia and i have learned so much from very transformative feminists in saudi arabia and all over the middle east some of whom choose to wear head job and some who don't and i believe that in this instance most of the critique that i hear about people who choose who are not coerced to cover has been mainly from white women who are police saying. the way that other women around the world are adorning themselves and representing themselves and so i think that we also need to really deconstruct this when it comes to race and. also when it comes to perturb and to really talk about it in a nuanced way to be honest about men and something is amiss at all to kill in your website meghan some of this column which says never before have we seen so many men claiming to be feminists if men love third wave feminism and they do it's because
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they knew full well it will not seek to see the use of you should definitely i mean i think that the reason why men love third wave feminism is because it promotes the idea of women can self objectify and that's empowering in that if we choose to you know where stilettos and cosmetic surgery and participate in pornography then that's all feminist i mean it doesn't challenge male power at all so of course men like those kinds of feminism's. i differ in that opinion i really feel like the men in my life including the father who raised me were engaged in sin as them and present day feminism because they see a place for themselves in it and an inclusive movement that recognizes that none of us will get free when patriarchy still remains intact when white supremacy still remains intact for example discussions that are happening within third wave and beyond conversations around toxic masculinity are also talking about how it harms
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men and how it puts men into a limited and narrow standard that doesn't allow them to be in the fullness of their human experience so i really think that feminism that i show up for has nothing to do with male validation it has to do with inclusion and also collective labor liberation i was when we were sort of briefly because most i think that men can be i was i know lots of men who are really amazing feminist is my point is that feminism is about women and so i think it's important to center women's needs and women's. boyce's and i think that this movement should be led by women and i think that men can support the movement and i think that men can ally with feminist but they should not be central to the conversation and they should not be central to the political movement that is feminism magen jim it will have to leave it there thank you both for joining me in the arena thank that's our show will be back next week.
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this is. live from studio fourteen in their headquarters in doha and come all santa maria welcome to the newsgroup three weeks after trying to break away i'm catalonia finds itself a full sibling reeled in a spanish government is the senate vote on the one five five a way of forcing a regional government comply with spanish interests while prime minister a rough voice he wants removed from office it is without doubt a constitutional crisis in spain we'll be live in barcelona shortly. on the grid too especially in afghanistan rockets landed here international military bases are training academies in kabul and it's just a day after to mosques were attacked one of them behind by i saw a hundred people died in front of the times we're going to look at this you know up to sixty years of. war and. less racist the government steps in
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with a new campaign to combat racial intolerance but why does a country founded on immigrate. now one of the most multicultural places on earth even meets the truth. and it's not just australia we're looking at all the anti racism campaigns taking place around the out and we hear them and sending your thoughts to. you with the news grid streaming online for you to place with live and al-jazeera dot com and there are testing times ahead in spain prime minister. has asked for article one five five of the constitution to be invoked it means catalonia essentially losing devolved powers just weeks after the people voted overwhelmingly to split from the rest of spain article one five five does need senate approval but if it gets that the government can quote adult necessary measures to bring
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catalonia under the direct rule from madrid prime minister roy there claims his government wouldn't be revoking catalans autonomy only removing the officials who violated the law and to that end he wants the catalan president and his entire regional government dismissed those pictures from madrid a little bit earlier right now look at the protests in catalonia in barcelona huge numbers out on the streets as they were in the lead up to the referendum look at that shot there absolutely massive numbers of people and in amongst them all for us is andrew symonds we're going to be talking to him very shortly but first of all let's hear from the prime minister. i don't need to go but the government has had to trigger article one five five of the constitution that was not our wish or intention it never was i think that most of spain society knows this article one hundred five is part of our constitution and it is only
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invoked in extremely extraordinary circumstances there was an occasion where we almost triggered the article during philippe gonzales government but it was never triggered in this occasion that wasn't possible and we have had to invoke that article because no government in any democratic country can accept a the law is ignored or changed this is done by trying to impose a criteria on someone else this article can be found in other european constitutions and the spanish constitution was voted on by all spanish citizens so before we press on this want to show you on the zero dot com put out a very simple explainer about this article one five five which madrid wants to inveigle just highlights a bit of the most important bit if a regional government doesn't comply with the obligations of the constitution or other laws it imposes or acts in a way that seriously undermines the interests of spain that's what madrid will be saying then the national government can ask the senate to vote on the use of the measure and if that happens the national government may adopt the necessary methods to force a regional governments to comply in order to protect said interests necessary
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methods is what will need to find out what that actually means as promised standards simmons live in barcelona for us in a months the numbers of people there and you talk us through it the. observations. and. accounts in this way. the way down this street we are told. that chanting various things. to particular very strong occupation forces. that has been prompted by a helicopter flying overhead which is from the spanish police and security force. because the new. five. will be in place wants the senate and it's expected the senate will give it. to what the cabinet is
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requesting that will enable the government to appoint its own security minister in front. of the security. for. the way to go to war with a place. that is willing to forgive many who. will soon hear what could be it indicates that all of them will hold will in. the senate approves it and of course the. whole hollings will hoary old gets. in school so insistent it's the only way forward for them all the old union has made it. so. far five a done deal said it needs senate approval and is there any doubt that it would get
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that approval. it will get approval if it goes the polls mean a meeting of the senate's until thursday. then it will give its approval it will go through the process so that's a week away so. it could be done before then. see the. president is going to be speaking tonight saturday nights. local power assured by his spokespeople that he would do this and he will indicates response. all sources suggest that the might well be. that announcement that the parliament will sit on monday and make some decisions and maybe nothing more than the polls so it may be a response to walk so the whole is
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a bounce because it's left everyone everywhere and us states itself because they did not expect these measures to be so far reaching that we're all expecting a goal out of the system while this part of this government is still a model of the course it will be and would be until the senate makes sense it's called confirmation of all these things that we actually get the measures in to do so there is some breathing space and this could be a ploy and it was told to try to squeeze the best possible deal according to the negotiations we also understand from sources that the socialist party represents to possibly the leader of socialist so it's actually talks with first of all on one occasion in fact on friday nights now what was decided that isn't clear but could there be some sort of deal patched together will be at an independence declaration
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still unclear. thank you for that andrew simmons and as andrew mentions the weeds from all we see him not quite center of your picture just one of it's the right the man with the dark hair in the glasses symbolically leading this march as it begins in wasilla enough. to the word from madrid today as we've been talking about that awful one five five has been for get it made senator for all but it is all about madrid taking back power from catalonia can we go out to the wide shot and just see the huge numbers of people back there because these are quite spectacular pictures and very reminiscent of what we saw prior to the referendum the big numbers of people coming out supporting the fact that the budget needed to actually go. ahead how we also saw a large banner day before we hang on these pictures it might come back but referring to two lawmakers two cattle on my kids who were arrested and asking for bear release there is debris from all right in the middle of proceedings there as i
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said at the top of the grid it is a very tense time there a very testing times coming up for spain as a whole not just happened on you but the future of the whole country really and so much more to come because that banner of this talking about jodi sanchez and jodi that we shot i think it might be pronounced to little mike as to who were arrested . so those the live pictures from barcelona will keep an eye on things as they progress throughout the news grid in the meantime very emotional sort of article i'm going to point you to here at al-jazeera dot com bury me in the catalan flag says eighty one year old series of who remembers the civil war and the role of general franco during which she says she spoke catalan at home but it was like it didn't exist anywhere else catalan nearly disappeared she says this is part of our extensive catalonia coverage down to zero dot com another great raid and well with having a look at that one. get in touch with us once you're in spain if you're in barcelona if you've got
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a view on anything we're covering tonight that's the hashtag you know at a.j. news grid be it on twitter where the call goes you can reply to that thread you can pop the hash tag in there as well we've got our team looking for your responses as always the live stream is up and running at facebook dot com slash a.j. news grid watch comment as you go or grab your phone and send us a what's that plus one seven four five or one triple one four nine maybe you know someone who's out in that crowd in barcelona send a message tell them hey send us a video a little bit of a recording live pictures whatever you've got senators would love to have that we're going to move on for now though at least fifty five police officers killed and six more were injured this happened in an ambush in egypt the security forces were targeted near the behind the oasis which is in the western desert of egypt they were carrying out a raid on a suspected hideout for five is the interior ministry says some attackers were killed in the gun battle well six years after egypt's revolution and the country is
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still grappling with a deteriorating security situation we just want to run you through some of the main groups who are active there first up got a group that's been operating in egypt since two thousand and eleven but it took on the name of william sinai after it actually aligned itself with i so it originally attacked israeli border operations which shifted its focus to egyptian security forces after the military toppled the former president mohamed morsy you've got a group called. a group known for its links to al qaeda found the two years ago by a former officer of the egyptian special forces it's thought to have been behind several attacks on the military in the west of egypt and last year they have some movement emerged as well claiming responsibility for a number of attacks on police and officials and judges in cairo there's also a little known group called the revolution brigade of. which drew attention when it claimed responsibility for an attack on police in. cairo light last year so that just puts you in the picture a little bit more as we now speak to who is
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a political analyst columnist of chronicles of the arab revolts on open democracy dot com joining us via skype from zurich and we thank you for your time. thank you very much i'm going to get on to some of those groups which i mentioned in a moment but first of all i want to talk about this attack because an attack of that scale on police in any country is enormous fifty killed in one go what how are they able to i guess attack the security forces the police in such a direct way well that's a very. kind of. ambiguous point because the details are not entirely or fully clear. the way that it seems that they were. police were performing a raid but they were somehow. tipped off but that way as you as you said that they were able to. inflict such have the casualties means that they
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knew. in advance which is a very important point because this is also showing that there might be a security leak within the. police and military itself might get let's get on to all those groups that i mentioned because they are obviously central to what's going on and actually as i read through all of them and their affiliations to the likes of iceland thing i thought the how of and this is what i'd like to get from you how have they managed to flourish so much in the last well since the revolution of course but i'd say particularly in the last few years . well if you if you look at the landscape it makes perfect sense so now egypt is experiencing one of the worst bouts of repression in its modern. history i believe there are sixty thousand political. prisoners torture.
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forced. disappearances and the most important part is that there is a deliberate mixing between. brotherhood and moderate islamists and the radicals in a way that would that would create the environment that would lead to radicalization i would say my good back in the day if i can use a phrase like that the gyptian police were obviously a very strong force they were feared as well when i remember they were sort of referred to collect really as targets i don't know if those die still exist but what i wonder is if you think they've got the power and the strength to fight back because we think of egypt as being so in a state security very strong forces they are still feared but not in the way that you would think so their future in terms of the local citizenry
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but they're not properly trained and they don't have the proper equipment to face a a symmetrical warfare so they're using. kind of heavy weaponry to fight a war that that is not designed to be fought like that which is also inflicting you have the casualties amongst the civilians. thank you so much for your time very interesting to talk to you about the situation to appreciate it thank you very much. it's been a particularly violent few days in afghanistan now there's been another suicide bombing in the capital kabul today this targeted a minivan carrying military academy cadets in the west of the city fifteen people killed in that one. two rockets landed near the international military headquarters
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in kabul and at least nine people are now known to have died in friday's attacks all the details now from jennifer. extra security guards started work at the mosque last month but they weren't enough to stop friday's attack the bomber entered the mosque before guards started their security searches. mohammad is a regular volunteer who helped clean the mosque he was knocked down by the blast then ran inside he says there was smoke and blood everywhere he helped the wounded and move the dead. do this to divide as they won't be able to foreign hands behind such attacks and they do it for later benefits through their slaves why they come to attack this mosque of course they want to divide us and. i so fighters in afghanistan said they carried out the attack and she was about half full with three to four hundred worshippers the bomber waited for prayers to begin before he launched his attack first throwing hand grenades over here
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a curtain area where women and children were praying. over here in the middle of worshipers killing him and dozens of others workers have already removed the charred carpet and abandoned possessions they say it will take a month before their clean up is complete and the mosque reopens among the mourners or relatives of eight year old mustafa husseini. the president is the father of this country and it's the disposability of the father to bring peace. in the family of the president to. afghan president ashraf ghani says this is attack and others across afghanistan are crimes against humanity and contrary to islamic values terrorist groups will never succeed in their sinister goals for divisiveness he says and will soon be suppressed and destroyed by the legitimate struggle of the afghan security and defense forces at least two hundred fifty afghans have been killed in attacks nationwide since tuesday the taliban targeted security forces in
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the east south southwest and north of the taliban want to. other hand what they are trying to portray is that they have the ability to inflict damage not just to afghan national security forces and the afghan government but to its international counterparts wherever and whenever they want to on martyr's hill on the outskirts of kabul another victim of the mosque attack an elderly woman is laid to rest dozens have been buried here today as this spiritual and another body arrives and the morning goes on jennifer glass al jazeera on martyrs hill kabul now before we speak to my guest about this i want to but i want you actually to keep some numbers in mind or at least the trend which the numbers have a look at this and as they were dot com it goes back to two thousand and nine yellow numbers all civilian deaths in afghanistan the great numbers are injury the trend is very very obvious as it goes up and up to last year a total of eleven almost eleven and
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a half thousand civilian deaths or injuries now this struggling just to bring that across there we got that last but only june. if the trend continues i think we are looking at again at least ten thousand civilian deaths or injuries in afghanistan let's talk to. about this director of afghanistan and central asia at the institute for strategic studies joining us from islamabad via skype and we thank you for your time i want to get on to those trends in those numbers as a whole in a moment but first of all these attacks what happened particularly the ones in the mosque the fact that i saw is involved here how prevalent is i selectively in afghanistan i shouldn't spread pregnant or not plan islam but i think still it has a smaller presence it's not really quite critics present not widespread and from the reports that are coming out mostly it's concentrated around east and south and
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eastern and northeastern of honest on ound close to connote an order skeleton in the northeastern side and more on jalalabad in the jalalabad. area close to jalalabad on the eastern side in eighteen in the end district and there is of course reportedly some presence in the looked around and even. prominent in the north but mostly they are concentrated now on the eastern and the northeast and i don't understand ok so when you look at it so sore it's interesting when you look at all these events over the last two days rocket attacks suicide attacks attacks on a mosque in or that what does your overall analytical mind think about not just ourselves involvement but i guess the inability. or apparent inability of afghan security forces to deal with the sort of thing of the such attacks to keep going on. i think that this trend is nothing new it is an asymmetric war and whenever the taliban and
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other militant groups are put under pressure to a war strategy and you're seeing unfolding of the new president a war strategy for plan a stand which is basically putting the taliban under greater military pressure too high level very high intensity air. bombardment high intensity missile strikes high intensity and wolf as well and also coupling with the up on troops down in their areas of control in some of the finest on and southern the finest on this is the classic way the taliban have or has reacted and whenever they are on the put under military pressure the usually retaliate on soft targets within cities and towns and hitting population centers and you've seen this intensity and i think the result of this has we that we tend to forget the a heading a lot of criticism coming out of you know fact in the coming out of elements within washington d.c. policymaking because about obama's strategy as to how president obama was quick
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withdrawal strategy did not allow a foot rule it out of the military pressure on taliban at a true that's absolutely true but people forget that one of the reasons why president obama when he came in and started reviewing that was that rising two billion casualties was the rise in the attacks into the incentives which was what the strategy that the libyan were using and it had slowly become very very popular unfolded it was making the need to as president was making the international to present very unpopular and actually feeding into the gendered populations resentment which led to greater recruitment of solid one so we're going back to exactly that same situation there mention from two thousand and nine and and we forget that the one of the reasons why the president obama went into kind of making military stand down in and stopping the aerial strikes was a high level of casualties and the. bunz ability to strike back once i stopped i'll get some going back we thank you so much for your your time do appreciate your
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thoughts on well over all sixteen years isn't it of war in afghanistan thank you. only yesterday the inside story team was looking at afghanistan questioning about the afghan and u.s. strategies and capabilities james bays was hosting that one one of the actually he was our original kabul correspondent when we launched the channel live in years ago so the perfect. i think that video as far as i'm not still moving anyway perfect moderator for that discussion you will find inside story as over there we go in the show's section at al-jazeera dot com studio looks familiar doesn't it all right we're here at the live wall and still plenty of pictures coming in from barcelona as well the crowds huge numbers out there is only simmons was showing us earlier and right at the front of the protest of the of the march if you like. was mr pritchett on the catalan president who of madrid has its way will be out of a job shortly so we're still keeping an eye on what's happening in barcelona those will continue those protests in the box next to that is felicity bar in london hala
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felicity more international news from you and i can all thank so much i'm going to start with the news that hundreds of iraqi kurds safin protesting outside united nations and u.s. offices in their regional capital bill that angry about the military operation by the iraqi army and a shia militia is around one hundred twenty thousand people have been displaced since the iraqi forces launched a military campaign last monday this week iraqi troops seized control of all the disputed areas in the north including the city of kirkuk speak live now to al jazeera stephanie decker she's in appeal for us right now so stephanie what do the kurds think about the situation they're in right now we know there was so much support for the independence referendum but do some people think it was actually a mistake to hold it. well it depends really who you speak to because some people will say it was a mistake or point the finger of blame at one party or another there are internal
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kurdish divisions here it is complicated so that is one element of it but those protests in particular were more aimed at the international community at the united nations at the united states people have been telling us here both civilians and peshmerga the soldiers is that you know the world stood behind them and praised them when the peshmerga were fighting i still over the last three years or so and now they feel abandoned because there has been this military operation which of course is poole's casualties on both sides. to push the peshmerga back from all those disputed territories we did have a statement from the united states overnight saying that they were concerned by the violence because yesterday a new front line opened to have to say today that it's calm but iraqi forces of now push the thirty kilometers south of erbil and saying that what happened is by no means settled the issue of disputed territories and that still would have to come resolved through the constitution it's complicated for the city but when it comes
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to the people people are tense here people are afraid here these are uncertain times they will tell you that they don't know how this is going to play out and they do feel stabbed in the back particular by the international community and the united states because of course the u.s. has trained and armed both the peshmerga and the iraqi forces are now turning their guns on each other so just highlights the complexities of iraq's issues and getting rid of beisel is by no means going to solve those so if you're saying they're the front line hasn't really moved in the last twelve hours or so but is there a fear among some but actually the iraqi army might actually move beyond the disputed areas that they've been fighting over. it's not solute fear here people will tell you that they are concerned that they will come into air below despite baghdad insurances yesterday the iraqi prime minister. said that the iraqi forces will not enter the city of irbil they will stay what he called the two thousand and three line which is it's called the thirty six line which is significant because during the gulf war nine hundred ninety one the u.n.
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were not the u.n. actually the u.s. france and u.k. impose a new no fly zone so saddam hussein couldn't fly north of that to protect the kurds will there they are now but yes the city is tense there are less cars on the streets last night is friday night which is the weekend here far less people on the roads because there is this uncertainty there is no trust now there is talk of dialogue between both sides but that hasn't happened yet and there's a lot of fear also about how this is going to play out internally because you have both there's two main parties here felicity which is the ruling party in government and the p u.k. it's complicated to go into but again there's questions about how that is going to play out on the ground in particular because our bill is a stronghold of the k d p so this is very complicated but certainly no people did not expect this to happen in the way that it happened the last city the speed with which the iraqi forces pushed the peshmerga back and i have to say also it's a humiliating moment for the peshmerga for the kurds who fought to push. very
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successfully they've lost a lot of people and they will tell you that this is not a way for the international community who lost them to take part of this to repay them so. thank you hundreds of thousands of syrians are leaving their war damaged towns and cities for the relative safety of deescalation zone set up across the country the areas were recently agreed on by turkey which supports the rebels and iran and russia which back the government all reporters said of course the only who has visited one deescalation zone in. holiday and her to the sable somes arrived at the scamp specifically set up for children two weeks ago the boys were born paralyzed live was tough enough but khalidi and her boys lived in is stunned how much they survived eisel and regular a year strikes the camp is their sanctuary. nobody
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knows the future but to god we ask permission life from hell. a wobble rama was set up by turkey and qatar to protect vulnerable children to provide a safer environment than refugee camps could offer. these children are because of the five year long civil war in syria their fathers are dead and they have lost their homes they're trying to cling onto my three year waiting for things to change . the conflict has cost the syrians dear according to the u.n. six point five million syrians have been forced from their homes at this refugee metropole listen on the border with turkey three camps are merged into one almost seven hundred thousand syrians living here most are from the war ravaged cities of hama and holmes. rama but i get is one of those displaced syrians who mo to us met
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five years ago she lost her leg during a regina airstrike. out of the city when i woke up i thought my legs were hot i could only think about my mom at that time rama's mother died in the attack along with other family members her father mohamed series ses thirteen children also died that day. a deal brokered by russia turkey and iran has led to an end to the airstrikes mohammad also welcomes turkey's humanitarian efforts he's more of a wry of the recent arrival of turkish troops. i don't mind we hope they are here for killing like others. these refugees battered by years of fighting years of struggling to survive still strive to achieve a sense of peace trust will be hard to win however well intentioned the
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humanitarian efforts here seen em because al-jazeera northern syria. or that's it for me here in london let's go back to doha and rejoin come on let me thank you felicity your comments coming through just before we hit the break a lot coming through in spain at the moment saying that spain's national government isn't acting democratically near and said what a shame spain is being divided but i did find this coming from tereza hunter is interesting she said the issue is way bigger globally than just catalonia i can sympathize yes the government needs to address major concerns but breaking apart from the country isn't necessarily. the answer also on the hashtag idea newsgroup on twitter hello to jim who's watching in australia at two thirty in the morning which is impressive she had some comments on a story which is coming up just after the break about racism in australia now if you want your own facebook live keep watching right now you've got a story about a community on the front lines protecting the amazon from poaching that's coming up in a few seconds and also ahead on the great police in brazil bust
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a major pedophilia ring arresting. people that story in the headlines and in just a. hello there the weather across the middle east is all quite quiet at the moment we do have a little bit of cloud is just drifting its way into the far northern parts of our map and i think we'll see some thick cloud as we head through the day on sunday that's going to bring us some more significant rain but as it drifts its way towards the southeast it's really easing and so there's not a great to left to it as we head into monday for the south and for say we're terrans getting to around twenty three degrees at the moment which is seventy three in fahrenheit now here in doha it's fairly blustery currently the wind should be easing on sunday and then the gradually swing round as we head into monday this time feeding in a bit more moisture so a little bit more humid on monday and as a result the temperatures not quite as high in the thermometer say thirty six
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degrees but still feeling very sticky as we head down to was the southern parts of africa there's lots of cloud and rain with us at the moment so. on the satellite picture a stretching is going down into the southeast and piles of south africa joe bags being catching quite a few have to shout as a want to have been drifting their way towards this area of cloud is just drifting its way southwards there as we head through sunday so it's still with us but it's just shifted a little bit working its way down here down into the east impulse south africa again could see one or two mo perhaps in jo'burg more likely in the cape town they should stay dry. the russian orthodox church has deep pockets and the rapid expansion may bear its crucial role in putting his grip on power with some elevating the former k.g.b. officer saying to president putin is our leader that given twelve people in power
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investigates how often it's attempted elimination by the soviet union religion has returned to the heart of the russian state the orthodox connection this time. she was a society hostess in beirut in the 1940's she was in touch with a lot of people from the lebanese the request to make this work. was the power and she spied for mossad in lebanon for. what she was doing it was something brave as it would make you know well. the baby would spawn at this time.
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from al jazeera dot com and what's trending interesting one of the top ten lebanon has a right to public image to the right here in just a moment i haven't seen that story myself on the website ever plenty of interesting and different sorts of things to look at the life that. iraqi forces in full control of kirkuk problems as well that's a little quieter today but there's been a lot of movement in iraq just recently and don't trump turbulent week five things
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for my white house producer chris sheridan to get there that is what's happened that's what's trending. so let's look at burundi now or at least the thousands of burundian refugees who are now in the democratic republic of congo have been describing how soldiers shot at them during a protest last month with thirty nine people died in ninety four wounded the story of these refugees goes back to twenty fifteen actually when they fled the conflict back home in burundi president had announced he was running for a third term it caused widespread protests his government has been accused of torture disappearances extra judicial killings all things which the government denies but you can't deny that the violence did push about four hundred thousand people into neighboring countries ten percent of which are in eastern democratic republic of congo from weapon are reports. esperance i'm sure
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a man i says bullets broke the bones in her arms 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 a perch at russia's plant there was i can't remember everything because i feel i'm conscious when i was shot but i remember people throwing stones at house and painting us and then soldiers started shooting. a community of refugees belongs to a unique catholic sect from burundi they fled conflict at home to come to the neighboring democratic republic of congo where religion doesn't allow them to eat processed 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 they 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
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shooting began but 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 involving a kill in may was there he says the refugees overpowered him and other policeman stole a gun he used it to shoot him in the leg and attack the soldiers who then fired back in self-defense one soldier was killed and they have never seen such people were not afraid of bullets one kind of bible and they all kept an advancing. 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 they acted as any army would solve the new. game threatening and throwing store north
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in the host country what country can tolerate that they were caned them but they didn't know what happened in nearly one hundred refugees were injured many are still recovering the government says an inquiry is underway. in p.d.s. meet twice a day to pray in the camp they say they were attacked after official start up hatred against them because of their own usual religious beliefs congolese or thought if you deny it the refugees say they were persecuted at home then persecuted here so there's no where they can be say welcome where. in the democratic republic of congo we are one but we are many and from all the lands on earth we come those words are from a well known song in australia called i am you are we are astray they speak of multiculturalism and the fact that the country was founded on immigration and yet
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racism is still a problem to the point where the australian government has now launched a new anti racism campaign and thomas has been looking at that from sydney. in one commercial a white man holds open the lift door for a white woman but lets the door close on a black one a white woman steps out disgusted in another a taxi driver tries to pick up a white passenger before an aboriginal's one has been waiting longer the white passenger refuses to jump the queue but does a straight 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
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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 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
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don't even really want to acknowledge that this institutionally. implicit and explicit. 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 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 cold australia the most successful multicultural society in the world some both 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 it opened up
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a conversation and that's something that was probably missing in bendigo before then nationally to an increasing conversation about racism could have a beneficial effect andrew thomas al-jazeera sydney. a couple of comments just coming through hello angus watching on facebook live he said he's just tuned in from adelaide in australia as it is quarter to three in the morning now yes we do have issues with racism but not supported by the majority he says and jim as well who i mentioned before said this there's a problem in our schools as well and she sent me an article about it and indigenous poets whose poem was featured in an english high school exam and she's been getting abusive means from the students who took the exam have a read of that article and and so it sounds very interesting anyway we've got regular now we're going to bring reader in on this one because what we sort of wanted from you today was to expand this out of the strike do you think this is the way to deal with it how are other countries doing it and it's broad there's loads of different ideas that we're seeing online today but anti-racism campaigns have
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been growing gathering thousands of tweets around the world now in france people have thought of using the hash tag on last poll this is where people are telling their own story trying to denounce racism now sophia discuss a couple of them so if you can refer us to how his boss addressed him as lewd during his time working as a student and wooed is known as a common name in north africa it's also this user who said is that of using real names like hum it off in france it was actually easier to be called pierre or cecile working at a call center and this tweet got a lot of traction making reference to that famous phrase i think we all know which is i'm not racist but. and this lady says that she was actually made to remove her veil at an italian customs port but a nun was allowed to pass through freely and this is what i found the most interesting this user talks about when someone told her that she was beautiful but
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beautiful for a black person and that she was reminding them of a drink cold but now let me explain what banana is it is a popular chocolate drink which was founded in one thousand nine hundred twelve off to world war one and is still widely distributed in france but it's also known for its controversial advertising with slogans and images like these who have been labeled racist and colonialist by critics who argue i quote that it reinforces the old cliche of a friendly yet stupid african person now put on a still embodies france's clonal era but the brand has a revamped its image since then now a new zealand's human rights commission says that there is one in three complaints about racial discrimination however the majority of people don't actually come pay complain when they're humiliated or racially abused so they've lost a campaign called give nothing to racism now here's
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a clip from tucker tycho with t.t. he's the director of hunts for world people and he's also known now as the new zealand of the year and he says there's no benefits whatsoever for being racist as a new zealander of the year. i'm calling on every one of my fellow kiwis to help support a very important cause braces need your help to survive you may not be in a position to give much to races but whatever you feel comfortable giving will make a huge difference you don't have to be a full on racist just being a tiny bit racist is enough to smile but she can get even a simple nod in agreement it all adds up and it gives others the message that it's ok. now the commission calls on new zealanders to show their zero tolerance to racism hence the tagline give nothing to racism and it features some of the country's most prominent figures this includes artists sports stars as wollaston us
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and as you can see in this video people actually burst out laughing and then suddenly give a straight face it even includes our very own come all santamaria now there's another campaign in the u.k. which is launched by an anti racism educational charity known as show racism the red card and they're promoting a message of understanding people to wear the color red and then donate one pounds to help facilitate delivery of anti racism education for young people across the country now this comes off the back of a report by the social research company next sen which found that one in four people in the u.k. admit to being prejudiced towards people of other races it's quite a broad issue that i think a lot of people want to address currently send in your thoughts and how much you think this has an impact on the type of campaigns that they're trying to reach regarding racism you can use the hash tag aging is great or just simply tweet me i'm at random
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a habit thank you were here but yeah and i was very proud to be part of it campaign as well proud to be considered a prominent is even though now let's go to brazil where police say they've broken a nationwide child pornography ring retired policeman civil servants and youth football club managers are all reported to be among the one hundred people arrested that story from marion on. well one after another police lead away the suspects these are some of the more than a hundred people now in custody and what brazilian police say is their biggest operation yet targeting paedophiles reportedly among them a retired policeman civil servants people running football clubs for youngsters they're not just accused of sharing pornographic material of children over the internet some face charges of producing it to. better files use different methods including storing illegal criminal photos in the
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computer of someone in another part of the country or in the world and often the person who is storing the content is unaware the operation ran over six months drew and eleven hundred police officers and extended to every state in the country brazilian investigators also worked with us or thirty's they say they found around one hundred fifty thousand files containing disturbing images some of the suspects were described as using sophisticated techniques to evade detection but justice officials say others were simply caught with the images on their computers and mobile phones. al-jazeera. all right back to rehear we're going off the grid now where you're taking us to go to india and it's all about films and politics now a controversy in india's southern states tamil nine do is going national and it has so many fashion elements of this activism censorship stardom as well as boycott and
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it's all about this movie which is marcelle the trailer looks pretty harmless magic dancing found face the usual full movies from huge film industry also known as tollywood but it's also strikes south of india's health care industry calling it corrupt and that's turned a lot of heads. now in his doctors are boycotting the film saying that it unfairly gives them a bad name so you can find that out for you there we go but in return an r.k. this tweet it that they should grow up but doctors aren't the only ones that are upset about this the ruling b j p party has also lashed out concise even trying to pull that back up north think of this liberal explain they have lashed out at the movie calling on marcel's producers to actually cut one scene that criticizes that recently rolled out goods and services tax lot of people have been sharing that. this particular clip which is
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a bootleg copy of the actual scene on social media. and in that the character actually says people in singapore pay seven percent goods and services tax and get free medical care but the indian government is taking twenty eight percent why concept provide free medical care. of the main movie character goes on to criticize the quality of health care in india with people paying for it and this has really angered the government the b j p leader in tel nadu has had this to say . you don't want to cover on the. merciless spreading wrong information about the government to the people especially about the central governments just t. eradication of black money and temples that's why we want to remove some of the dialogue in the movie. the indissolubility the live in the not a lot of you can criticize the governments that there's a right way to do it everything we've done is to root out the corruption of black
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money you can't just criticize the government for publicity. but there is also growing support for this film and the hash tag more so versus modi in this but you can see behind me referring to india's prime minister has been tweeted more than two hundred thousand times mostly in favor of the film now care if he says that b j p wants to ban the movie for criticizing g.s.t. and demand ties ation and is there freedom of expression in india or did we become nazi germany and a popular tamil actor kemal haas and says that were so was certified so don't recent survey it and this was actually one of the most popular tweets using that particular hash tag but the government's criticism in this region isn't really that surprising that the i want to show you this map of you can try and get our point of that with we're dealing with some technical issues today there with me. there's a map of how a nod to that i was hoping to show you which has
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a little section in green at the bottom of the map which is where the region is located it's the one of the few states really against the b j p and twenty fourteen when they voted for the prez prime minister narendra modi so it's interesting i guess my question really is how do you think the rest of india is going to react to all of this we'd love to get your thoughts to connect with us using the hash tag a.j. news grid or you can just simply tweet me using on twitter using for him. thanks for here well done with all of that just before we go to sport a couple more of your comments are pluses watching from camera in australia at almost three in the morning so great to have all of you is a mystery sent me an article from the guardian actually which says go back to where you came from which is apparently an ugly trademark of australian racism but the right is saying this goes all over the world it's not isolated to australia racists are involved in the world over and i did even by sections of the media it is believed as well it's nice to get all your feedback on a very serious topic of course but also to get it from australia at that time and
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your house your comments your questions of course the hash tag is a journey is good in the meantime support with and thank you so much more india is in the middle of hosting a major international sporting event and for once cricket isn't involved the first time india is staging a football world cup will be at the under seventeen edition of this event is at the quarter final stage already more than a million friends have attended the games it's on course to break the existing tournament record of just over one point two million supporters that was set by china back in ninety ninety five well earlier on we spoke to vishnu prosodic sports writer at the new indian express he believes there's a lot to be done if india is to become a footballing power but says this event could well be a step in the right direction. i mean beneath negative headlines about the tournament unlike the last time we hosted a major international event which was the commonwealth games in two thousand and eleven and the minute a few minor glitches but that's about to be in the press conference brazil called
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scored a perfect one of them so it can happen that that this event has definitely generated a lot of hype and a lot of people have been paying attention before but but what matters is what happens after this event is over that this type can be maintained but at this moment i'm there has been generated by that there can be maintained over the next one maybe the government of the media the spectators so a league football in india starts. one month after the tournament and so we have to see of all these people who are coming in now coming and coming from that of india participated in the event and they came up pretty much at the bottom so it's showing us that that is a long way to go that we have to do a lot of things the most important of which is getting kids to play football six or seven getting kids watching kids at that age i'm sure don't think it's been there were thirteen but we've been doing now if you look at how this indian team is been
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kind to they were given some of the best fortune in the world when they were thirteen or fourteen they were taken all around the world to play expulsion games but this one cup has shown us that that is not enough to be able to start a lot on the up as one all very prominent. one said it's like teaching a kid who does not have a grounding in basic mathematics at dance mathematics so it's you can build on that because there's been a little bit off we've got a lot of people here in india so football really does not need to compete against cricket it's a competition the football is not going to win for a long long time but. it can develop without you know competing directly ago. you know just what for that matter if you look at a sport like badminton which i will never be competed against cricket but we've still got two olympic medals and the last relations it's definitely own strong
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good will who have offered both times of development of india a lot of talk about this event on social media so we can bring you up to date with what's happening in the tournament the first time into the semifinals mali the under seventeen champions of africa they've just beaten their continental rivals gone at c one nigeria are actually the reigning champions in this age group fail to qualify for this year's events jason montserrat of the go and football association underlining why young indian athletes may be attracted to cricket rather than football india's under seventeen players are being paid just twenty to thirty dollars a month i should like football takes over but we can do better he says and there are some big deals that could be emerging from this tournament brazil midfielder could be about to sign up for real madrid brazil they played germany in the last eight on sunday ronald denio neymar francesco totti and costs have those just some of the big names who began their international career is this events as always you
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can get in touch with this connect with us using the hash tag a.j. news grid i'm on twitter and they are underscore sports more for me in the eight hundred g.m.t. news hour but for now let's get back to come on now we thank you for that andy and further to the contact is yours and he had there there's the rest of them as they go join us with twitter facebook and whatsapp up and running all the time remember we've got producers checking their the numbers there send us through your questions and your comments and we'll see you right back here in studio fourteen at out of the euro at fifteen hundred g.m.t. tomorrow on sunday. thank us.
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i really felt liberated as a journalist was. getting to the truth as i would that's what this job. news has never been more available it's a constant barrage of it with every day but the message is a simplistic you have no friends good logical rational person crazy monster and misinformation is rife dismissal and does not go over well documented accusations and evidence is part of genocide the listening post provides a critical counterpoint challenging mainstream media narratives at this time on al-jazeera. i'm not.
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going to know the government has had to trigger article one five five of the constitution that was not our wish or intention. thousands take to the streets a boss alone after spain's prime minister moves to impose direct rule on catalonia . and there i've enjoyed watching al-jazeera live from london coming up another attack in the afghan capital just twenty four hours after a suicide bomber targeted a shia mosque in kabul. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson arrives in saudi arabia once again to try to end the blockade against cancer plus. in the town of common in the democratic republic of congo where last month thirty nine refugees from rooney was shot by soldiers following a demonstration talking to the security forces on the surviving refugees about what
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happened. hello so we begin in barcelona west thousands of people are protesting on the streets of spain's prime minister announced moves to impose direct rule over catalonia pro independence demonstrators are rallying as mariano rajoy looks to suspend the autonomy of the catalan regional governments he's asked for article one five five to be triggered that would mean catalonia as leaders including the president call is pushed are removed and a snap election is called and the measures must be approved by spain senate next week says madrid had no choice but to take these on precedented actions. the government has had to trigger article one five five of the constitution that was not our wish or intention it never was i think that most of spain society knows this article one five five is part of our constitution and it is only invoked in
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extremely extraordinary circumstances no government in any democratic country can accept that the law is ignored or changed this is done by trying to impose a criteria on someone else. let's take you live now to andrew symonds who's in barcelona for us and huge massive crowds in barcelona right now and they must be feeling very uncertain about the future of the region. most certainly there will be many demonstrations but also there was this is very good there was a wave of just the barcelona but in many fields. when these measures were now everyone expected one five five to be triggered but quite the content of what happened one indicator of the mood here is when the helicopters here the two of them observing this demonstration these are spanish police helicopters and you know you hear. one of them is occupation forces go out that's the sort of sentiment
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we're getting people very angry with some claim that there are more people demonstrating now than there were after all the resistance put up by him a trained to that referendum vote which is made void by the constitutional pact with the first but what we're going to see now is really high stakes high risks by the political leaders. what he wants he wants he's sucking all of the government he will replace ministers and others to him personally but the government will replace the ministers are going to use a security minister in charge of regional police here who didn't support madrid adjoining the referendum and they will also as i say call elections that will all be done by the actual center which is meeting just this
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week's time probably on friday that's a rubber stamp to ratify. or. the other thing is. this sort of thing which is peaceful right now could it could there be a series of solid demonstrations against any news to get the ministers of the government to get so jealous postable out of office could that happen. to the country would that be moot by the consulate in president that's actually a short cut the situation and make some sort of preemptive strike such as declaring independence or even bombing holding the same elections or i'm going to want to be very interesting to see what the calf on president says because he's due to speak isn't in the next couple of miles. that's right felicity what's the
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wall one hundred hours local he is speaking now he's announcing watch his thing tomorrow is up with already heard from a spokesman saying that this is really a suspension of democracy another key. house saying that that was a coup d'etat that i've been mountain ridge but what we're seeing really is the special things now in the mind of events over the coming days because what the marines here is an opportunity for a deal perhaps because it will be less than a week before you actually get one five one being put into place it's triggered it's on its way but the peaks be stopped by some sort of deal could that be some sort of event amounted to here some sort of deal within the country and in government it's unclear how likely most people think but very tense lot of people
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here angry and upset. anderson is like that by saying first thanks indra. there's been another suicide bombing in the afghan capital the taliban says it targeted a minivan carrying military academy cadets in western call bull killing fifteen soldiers it has been a deadly week for afghanistan at least eighty nine people are now known to have died in two separate attacks on friday there is jennifer glass has more from kabul . extra security guards started work at the mosque last month but they weren't enough to stop friday's attack the bomber entered the mosque before guards started their security searches. mohammad mussa soltani is a regular volunteer who helps clean the mosque he was knocked down by the blast through their slaves why they come to attack this mosque of course they want to
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divide us and that's like you said but. i saw fighters in afghanistan said they carried out the attack the shia mosque was about half full with three to four hundred worshippers the bomber waited for prayers to begin before he launched his attack first throwing hand grenades over here a curtain area where women and children were praying he then said himself over here in the middle of worshipers killing him mom and dozens of others workers have already removed the charred carpet and abandoned possessions they say it will take a month before their clean up is complete and the mosque reopens among the mourners or relatives of eight year old mustafa husseini. the president is the father of this country and it's through the sponsibility of the father to bring in a country or in the family. the president to bring peace to protect us from the afghan president ashraf ghani says this is attack and others across afghanistan are crimes against humanity and contrary to islamic values terrorist groups will never
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succeed in their sinister goals for divisiveness he says and will soon be suppressed and destroyed by the legitimate struggle of the afghan security and defense forces at least two hundred fifty afghans have been killed in attacks nationwide since tuesday the taliban targeted security forces in the east south southwest and north of the taliban on one hand and the islamic state on the other hand what they're trying to portray that they have the ability to inflict damage not just to the afghan national security forces and the afghan government but to its international counterparts wherever i want every day want to on martyrs hill on the outskirts of kabul another victim of the mosque attack an elderly woman is laid to rest dozens have been buried here today as this spiritual and another body arrives and the morning goes on jennifer glass al jazeera martyrs hill kabul hundreds of kurdish protesters gathered outside the united nations office in their iraqi regional capital. they were protesting about the military operation by the
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iraqi army and shia militias around one hundred twenty thousand people have been displaced as the iraqi forces launched their campaign last monday earlier this week the troops seized control of all the disputed areas in the north including the city of kirkuk stephanie decker deca has more from a bail. there is a feeling of tension here in erbil people are not sure how this is going to play out certainly the protesters that took to the streets really rich orating their cause of the feeling that they've been stabbed in the back they've been abandoned by the international community by the united states saying that the peshmerga the kurdish forces the kurdish soldiers who fought so hard to push eisel back within the last three years or so that was praised by the world and they now feel that everyone has turned their back on them of course the irony of this is that you have two forces now the iraqi forces that were trained and armed by the united states
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they fought together just a year ago to push ice a lot of mosul now they're pointing the guns at each other so certainly a real feeling here of the bandon meant also an element of humiliation the fact that the had to retreat from these areas that the iraqi army moved into and the fact that they had no international support no one actually came out to say that this is not what would be happening so this is something that people are dealing with right now and again these are uncertain times which is why people in erbil are feeling so uncertain and certainly just seeing the movements on the streets far less people out and about as you would expect at least fifty five police officers have been killed and six more wounded in an ambush in egypt the security forces were raiding a hideout in the western desert oasis when they came under fire from all. interior ministry says some of the fighters were killed in the shootout no group has claimed responsibility. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson is in saudi arabia as part of
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a new push to try to end the gulf crisis it's been four months since saudi arabia the united arab emirates egypt and bahrain suspended all ties with cata accusing us of supporting terrorism but jealous and says he doesn't and to space a breakthrough earlier this week he blamed the saudi led bloc for being unwilling to find a solution how to call him reports. he's back u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson has landed in saudi arabia he was here in july then hope side of the memorandum of understanding with carter would be enough to end the blockade it didn't despite his shuttle diplomacy so now he's coming back trying a new tactic for the four blockading countries saudi arabia u.a.e. egypt and bahrain assigning blame them in an interview saying qatar is willing to negotiate and the saudi led coalition is simply refusing to talk because he tried before he tried to try to be nice with everyone but him nowhere and
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produced no results so i think that's probably realize the time has come to use some leverage analysts say there is a renewed hope they might be more willing to engage now has the president for example try to put pressure on the saudis in the u.a.e. to be willing to to to meet. the resolve some of the sanctions and stop that they put on the fact that the president has come out now and basically decertified the iran deal is that going to make the saudis more willing to work with us they deal with the situation with garner u.s. president initially put all the blame for the crisis on cutter but after being pushed by his secretaries of state and defense he now says it's time for all sides to talk if i can help mediate between cutter and in particular the. and saudi arabia i would be willing to do so and i think you'd have
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a deal worked out very quickly his own secretary of state is publicly disagreeing taking the trip while downplaying expectations the g.c.c. crisis will end soon what he does during this trip could very well determine if that is true. al-jazeera or as the program traumatized malnourished and deprived of that childhood the health crisis facing record child refugees. and america's biggest carmaker hits the brakes on one of it's not just trees. hello there for the southeastern parts of china the weather is quite quiet at the moment for most of us there should be clear skies as we head through sunday and monday you can see the winds though they're feeding down from the north and that
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means for some of us it's going to get cooler over the next few days so shanghai on sunday getting to around twenty two but on monday a little bit lower probably no higher than twenty towards the west where there's more in the way of unsettled weather here some very heavy rain has been working its way across bangladesh now is edging its way towards the northeast it is gradually easing though so less heavy showers as we head through into monday and force in bangladesh the weather is clearing but certainly this is tim has brought us some very very heavy downpours in fact some parts of bangladesh have reported over one hundred forty nine millimeters of rain with the car it did in the very heavy rains here has caused us a problem with some flooded streets but gradually things will improve so less rain there for sunday as that system gradually pulls away and we can towards the northeast further south though still some heavy rain for some of us along the eastern coast of india that gradually eases as well though as it works its way southwards and then for most of us on monday it will be a dryer picture and for the northwestern parts of india it should be completely dry
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here in doha the winds easing thirty seven degrees will be our maximum on sunday. with. the russian orthodox church is deep pockets and the rapid expansion may bear its crucial role in putting a grip on power with some elevating the former k.g.b. officer to sainthood president putin is our leader that given twelve good people in power investigates how afterwards attempted elimination by the soviet union religion has returned to the heart of the russian state the orthodox connection this time on al-jazeera.
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and again a reminder of the top stories here on al-jazeera thousands of people on the streets of boston i know after spain's prime minister announced moves to impose direct rule of the catalonia. fifteen minutes of being killed in another suicide bombing in the afghan capital kabul the taliban is claiming responsibility. and hundreds of kurdish protesters gathered outside the u.n. office bial angry about the military operation by the iraqi army and shia militias . china is refusing to condemn in its crackdown on the rich which the un has called textbook ethnic cleansing un says five hundred eighty nine thousand for hinge of muslims have escaped from bangladesh cost eight weeks they keys mammals army of
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rape torture. states china which is a longtime ally of me and says it supports the country's efforts to safeguard peace and insists the situation can be resolved without outside help is there is talk of a child who has. desperate living condition water borne disease malnutrition threatening over three hundred twenty thousand children according to unicef among the nearly arrived refugees sixty percent are children a staggering number u.n. report also cite that a place over fourteen thousand children are 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 malnutrition or acute malnutrition so far at least over fifteen hundred children are in this program that been given specially nutritional food to. take
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care of their nutritional problem despite all the effort by aid agency led by bangladesh 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. officials in somalia say the number of people killed in last week's bomb attack in mogadishu has risen to three hundred and fifty eight another two hundred twenty eight people were injured when a truck bomb exploded in a busy area of the somali capital it is the deadliest attack in the country's history fifty six people are still missing or fishers are accusing the group al-shabaab for being behind the attack but it has yet to confirm or deny any
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involvement refugees from burundi have told our jazeera how their friends were killed by soldiers that a camp in the democratic republic of congo thirty nine people died and dozens were wounded during a protest last month the congolese army and the refugees blame each other for what happened mark webb reports now from the town of common eula. esper also sherry minuses bullets broke the bones in her arms when soldiers shot dozens around her died and buried in this graveyard she says she was among a crowd of other refugees from burundi protesting peacefully here last month who says she was lucky to survive. i can't remember everything because they feel on shows when i was shot but i remember people throwing stones at house. and then soldiers started shooting. community refugees belongs to a unique catholic sects from burundi they fled conflict at home to come to the neighboring democratic republic of congo their religion doesn't allow them to eat
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processed un food or to biometrically register in the u.n. system so they are temporarily camped here outside a base of u.n. peacekeepers in the town of cameron yola. you see that day they wanted the release of four men from their community been arrested by congolese soldiers this camera phone video was taken as the crowd gathered and sang. in the shooting began 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 the kill him a was there he says the refugees overpowered him and other policeman 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 they have never seen such people
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are not afraid of bullets one carried a bible and they all kept an advancing. refugees deny they took a gun or attacked the u.n. says in any case the army should not have used lethal force but the army told us they acted as any army would solve the new. threatening and throwing stones in the host country what country can't or if they were caned them but they didn't know what happened in nearly one hundred refugees were injured many are still recovering the government says an inquiry is underway. the 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 orthe or if you deny it the refugees say they were persecuted at home then persecuted here
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so there's nowhere they can be safe malcolm where al-jazeera in the democratic republic of congo. the world health organization is being heavily criticized for making zimbabwe's president robert mugabe a goodwill ambassador the u.k. and the u.s. are opposing your point that along with dozens of health groups and human rights activists they're demanding the decision be overturned because of alleged human rights violations committed in zimbabwe under mugabe's rule the new head of the world health organization says mugabe deserves the all of because of his public health policy. police in brazil have arrested more than one hundred people thought to be connected to a major paedophile ring investigators found more than one hundred fifty thousand files containing disturbing images on computers and mobile phone marianna homed has . one after another police lead away the suspects these are some of the more than a hundred people now in custody and what brazilian police say is their biggest
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operation yet targeting paedophiles reportedly among them a retired policeman civil servants people running football clubs for youngsters they're not just accused of sharing pornographic material of children over the internet some face charges of producing it to. pedophiles use different methods including storing illegal criminal photos in the computer of someone in another part of the country or in the world and often the person who is storing the content is unaware the operation ran over six months drew an eleven hundred police officers and extended to every state in the country brazilian investigators also worked with us or thirty's they say they found around one hundred fifty thousand files containing disturbing images some of the suspects were described as using sophisticated techniques to evade detection but justice
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officials say others were simply caught with the images on their computers and mobile phones. al jazeera. wasn't in a head to the polls on sunday for its mid-term congressional election results could be affected by the discovery of the body of a missing activist santiago maldonado his brother sergio blames the government for his death mr maldonado was seen last seen in august during a confrontation between police and indigenous rights activists in patagonia his disappearance led to protests across the country amid accusations of police involvement. after just twelve days of campaigning voters in japan will head to the polls on sunday for the country's general election the opinion polls suggest prime minister shinzo abe is on track to win if he does he become japan's longest serving leader as sarah clarke reports from tokyo. it's kerry much as i was
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first foray into japan's political arena is appointed by the current government the harvard graduate decided to run for election and says the party of hope she stands for office a credible alternative current administration is basically just doing their point thanks for the start in people not for all the public i think we have to change it and if people want to change it the governor of tokyo yuriko quake it launched the party of hope last month pledging popular policies and a nuclear free japan the body was initially considered the most prominent rival to prime minister shinzo law by its hold on government but on the eve of the general election polls show voters support has filed to gain ground and any hope of challenging his parliamentary majority is unlikely body of hope doesn't have a policy platform is different from the current ruling party on top of the governor co-equal creator of the party is not running for the prime ministership so it looks
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like a very strange situation prime minister abbott has played the strong and stable card in the wake of escalating tensions with north korea telling everyone to vote for experience analysts say that campaign strategy has also paid off on a man when he's been lucky more than having played his cards right. when there's a national security crisis it really helps the incumbent government of on top of this the opposition party the democratic party were so weak that it ended up in prodi. despite polls. addicting by returning to power projections could still change forty percent of voters is reported to be undecided which candidate or party back. mother who does it i haven't been able to decide at all. i'd support stability of an administration but at the same time i wonder if everything should
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remain the same. the latest opinion polls suggest that shinzo i. could secure as many as three hundred of the four hundred sixty five states up for grabs plus a two thirds of the majority held before the election if that's the case his decision to call a snap election could pay off paving the way for him to potentially become the longest serving leader in japan's history sarah clarke al-jazeera tokyo. or the world's biggest carmaker says temporarily shutting its detroit pont the closure will affect fifteen hundred workers who put together four different models at the site production will be reduced when the plant reopens to one hundred. a slowdown in motown has general motors cutting back. auto sales in the u.s. have dropped nearly ten percent so far this year but it g.m. the fall is nearly double that this plant makes cars buicks cadillacs and chevy volt hybrid but it's s.u.v.s that are selling now so the detroit him tremont
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assembly plant has gone from two shifts to one this month and it's slowing down production. very quickly don't use of. don't want to to deal with excess and retore so they're quicker to riyadh just to. play with. on november twentieth this plant will shut down entirely until january while demand catches up with production when production restarts it will do so with two hundred fewer of its eighteen hundred workers alternative fuels may be the way of the future volvo is going all electric or hybrid by twenty nine teams and america is slowly working its way in that direction but americans love their big cars and they have cheap gas and as america goes so goes detroit. this was once one of the busiest plants in the u.s. but automakers have moved their plants from the detroit area across the u.s.
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and the world is cars have morphed into what are effectively rolling computers manufacturing is required fewer but more tech savvy workers with the demands that they're going to have for the. technical expertise i think the manufacturing is going to be more concentrated in the u.s. . simply because that's where the turn orders and you need to to produce the kinds of technology that they're working on now you have to have a very highly educated workforce. that workforce is set to bear the brunt of the cutbacks is g.m. another automakers deal with an ever changing market that will see thousands of jobs being lost john hendren al-jazeera detroit. i don't mind with headlines on al-jazeera thousands of people on the streets of
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barcelona after spain's prime minister and else needs to impose direct rule over catalonia the pro independence supporters are protesting as mariano rajoy looks to suspend the autonomy of the catalan regional government he's asked for article one five five to be triggered which would mean catalonia as leaders are removed and election is called. the government has had to trigger article one five five of the constitution that was not our wish or intention it never was i think that most of spain society knows this article one five five is part of our constitution and it is only invoked in extremely extraordinary circumstances no government in any democratic country can accept that the law is ignored or changed this is done by trying to impose a criteria on someone else there's been another suicide bombing in the afghan capital kabul the taliban says it targeted a minivan carrying military academy cadets in the west of the city fifteen soldiers were killed hundreds of kurdish protesters gathered outside the united nations
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office in their iraqi regional capitol hill they were protesting against the military operation by the iraqi army and shia militias earlier this week iraqi troops seize control of all the disputed areas in the north including the city of kirkuk. at least fifty five police officers have been killed and six more were injured in egypt's western desert it happened after a raid on the baria oasis on friday turned into a gun battle the interior ministry says some of the fighters were killed china is refusing to condemn a.m.r. over its crackdown on the revenge at which the u.n. has textbook ethnic cleansing china which is a longtime ally of me and now says it supports its efforts to safeguard peace situation can be resolved without outside help. the world health organization is being heavily criticized for making zimbabwe's president robert mugabe a goodwill ambassador to the u.k. and the u.s.
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are opposing the decision along with dozens of health groups on human rights activists. and those the latest headlines here on al-jazeera coming next its people in power which takes a look at the surprising relationship between putin and the russian orthodox church .

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