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is al jazeera live from doha also coming up spain says catalonia. opposes. calls for opposition to directly. under pressure after a controversial referendum iraq's kurdish leader is reportedly seeking to extend his time. and a mother and daughter rig united in the philippines despite a deadly conflict that has torn hundreds of families of. at least twenty three people have been killed in coordinated attacks in the somali capital mogadishu it began when two car bombs exploded and gunman stormed a hotel where the president was due to hold a meeting and he said thirty hostages have been rescued from the building so far but many remain trapped inside my home that there are reports from neighboring kenya. this is the target of the first explosion. two hotel
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a stone's throw away from the presidential palace a car was driven up to the gates of the hotel before exploding causing a blast that was hard across the city. at least three heavily armed fighters then stormed into the hotel shooting anyone in sight and i'm going to rely on you i was driving a took to the front of the hotel and i saw a car exploding at the gate of the hotel i don't know where two of my clients have gone i don't know if they're dead or alive but i saw four dead bodies. and two he's popular with somali members of parliament and other government officials the hotel was also the venue of a meting between the somali president mohammed of the life of a module and the leaders of somalia's five regional states. the second car bomb exploded at a busy intersection in the heart of the city and the security. few expected al-shabaab fights us to cut out such brazen out talks in mogadishu so soon after
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the recent must've talked the wost in somalia as history residents of the city are still coming to tom's with a talk to weeks ago which left three hundred fifty eight people dead four hundred injured and another five to six. was a victim from the couple in two thousand and eleven it has maintained its control in many rural areas of central and southern somalia since then the group was prevented resilient able to replace commanders and flight is killed by u.s. strikes and in fighting with somali forces and african union peacekeeping. fighters recently gained control of several areas outside mogadishu including but even a strategic town forty five kilometers from the capital government officials say preventing attacks and look at issues proving the harder districts around in the cup it'll fall to the flight as one after another mohammed atta well just it will become. catalonia is deposed leader. calling for democratic and peaceful opposition
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to the spanish government's direct rule of the region madrid stripped catalonia of its. autonomy dissolve the regional parliament barcelona declared independence on friday anderson's reports from barcelona. their sinking long live spain this is the response to the breakaway declaration from barcelona on friday the demonstrators are unionists government supporters in madrid waving spanish flags. that i am cattle i am spanish and it is the moment in which we need to be more united be brave and to do something definitive. as the demonstrators in madrid called for the jailing of the catalan leader. he was freely walking around his home city of jerome no surrounded by supporters and media the prosecutor general is set to announce charges. pushed him or made a t.v.
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address to catalans calling for peaceful support. it is clear to us that the best way to defend what we have achieved so far is to have a democratic opposition to article one five five this is the response to the deliberate action against catalunya who have for many centuries felt different we have to overcome any threats and to act in a civil and peaceful manner. for those watching in barcelona there seem to be as many doubters as supporters. and i don't agree with making unilateral declaration because in the end even if the people who participated in october first have moral legitimacy they don't have legal which it says here at the seat of power the palace of the generalities that it was unclear who was really in control one secession activists said large numbers of students had contingency plans to guard
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the building it would have to to defend. the people. that the police not be able to arrest the president right now the spanish national flag still flies here unlike the city of jerome where pushed him on his spending the weekend it was unceremoniously lowered and it pleased a lot of people but. no i'm not afraid of independence because this is what we wanted and we're behaving according to our politicians are leading us down the right path. in my opinion i've never felt spanish i've always had a catalan identity so i felt very excited and at the same time worried what events may come next which may be complicated and hard. back here in barcelona the government palace is guarded by mosses the regional police force its commander. trip arrow who is already on
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a charge of this edition has now been sacked along with a director above him officers have been warned they have to be neutral we're hearing now that some ministers of have police protection withdrawn and pushed him on his her its security reduced should be returned to his office here it's possible he could be arrested and it's very likely that his supporters will come to his defense and do some of those al jazeera barcelona. the leader of iraq's kurdish region is reportedly not planning to extend his presidential term pos nov parliament's due to meet on sunday to redistribute the power was held by my side but as zani he's been facing mounting pressure to quit following september's controversial secession referendum stephanie deca has more now from ever been there hasn't been an official announcement but certainly according to sources in kurdish media it seems that president massoud barzani has sent a letter to parliament where he says he will not be seeking an extension of his
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presidential term and this is expected to be debated in parliament on sunday what it means basically his term would have ended november the first technically legally his term as president expired in two thousand and fifteen now elections are supposed to been held november first president karzai has said he would not have run in these elections that have now been postponed for another eight months time it's complicated but the bigger picture is certainly significant once we hear an announcement that he will not be extending his term he will no longer be president he was behind this controversial referendum against the advice even of his allies and the backlash that we have seen here too that has been incredibly unexpected people here absolutely shocked about what has gone on and what continues to go on so certainly it will be a significant announcement it is what we expect but again we haven't had the official announcement as of yet the bodies of thirty six unidentified people have
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been found in a village near the eastern libyan city of benghazi locals made the grim discovery they say the victims were critics of the renegade general honey for half ton some of the bodies were found with signs of torture on gunshot wounds the area is under have to ask control unofficial results from kenya's repeats election suggest president to hold a kenyatta has won more than ninety seven percent of the vote but his mandate appears to be weak with a low turnout and opposition supporters boycotting the vote to be the miller reports from nairobi. this is all that's left of these businesses and homes in cologne water west of nairobi they were burnt down by protesters throwing petrol bombs. event as one guy worked here he says they knew the attack was coming but they couldn't stop it he says the attacks a based on ethnicity often targeting people who have voted on friday one man was beaten to death here. demonstrations have followed thursday's presidential rerun
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which was boycotted by the opposition and the areas which are opposition strongholds are bearing the brunt of it. mary oma a mother of two says it was peaceful until now she spent the night out on the street scared she and her children would be burnt in their home. while mom had to go on what we as women are so angry because we slipped outside our kids was scared they were even storms being thrown one just missed my son's i you can imagine tear gas being thrown and i have children we heard more of the same from other people living here. talk quickly turned to the political tensions they say they don't want a president to. to stay in office while just a third of voters turned out results of the presidential rerun so far indicates that can yatta has more than a seven million votes and many in this area are angry it's not easy moving around
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this area groups of protesters are blocking roads ready to stop anyone they don't want to round stops are closed some boarded up their owners here they'll be looted there are many police officers patrolling the area but many here say they don't feel protected police are accused of using excessive force when dispersing protesters human rights groups say they've killed between fifty and sixty people following the election sometimes they're fired tear gas canisters at close friends they're also goes to die because producer cutting out operations investors are adults house to house opposition sometimes getting divorced. women before out but to going to man and beating them. the police say they're trying to stop the violent protests and criminals. the reality for many here though is trying to survive a political battle being fought on the streets for al-jazeera.
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vote counting is under way in iceland for the second parliamentary election in two years early tallies suggest the ruling independence party is ahead followed by the left green grouping the leader of left green says the outcome remains unclear but she's not ruled out working with smaller left and centrist parties to form a coalition the final results are expected to trigger complex talks to build a coalition government. lots more still to come here and al-jazeera including cuba continues to deny involvement in the bizarre case of sonic attacks on the u.s. embassy in havana. and refugee facilities in greece and buckling under the pressure as more people arrive. and stay with us. from a fresh breeze. to watching the sunset on the australian outback. it's
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time for the change of seasons we really felt in the event at the moment we've got not that much showing on the satellite picture except a bit of cloud blooming and that's going to be more significant of the next two days first of all is the wind tucking in from the eastern med has been right in cyprus is right in the event in this forecast this is sunday running out through turkey and keeping pushing towards syria that's for the caucuses no sun will come out behind it brief it will feel a bit better but right rather than blue skies i think now if you're not in that part of the world it's still fairly settled at thirty two in baghdad thirty three both in the sunshine q eight not much of a prevailing breeze beyond that so still middle thirty's for kuwait to wardes. they'll be more humid at the moment and otherwise we're talking about dry and fairly low humidity air and that should be the case now after next few months whereas we've seen rather big rains in tropical africa and a line extending through d.r. congo angola botswana and down towards south africa in the forecast that rain is
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more or less died out in south africa in most mozambique and zimbabwe it was briefly heavier that's also dying out in fact if anything we're going back for a couple days to the sunshine especially in zimbabwe. the weather sponsored by cattle race. provoking debate the corporate tax has not hurt job growth on the barack obama that well why don't we try to that one that's not true tackling the tough issues restrictions on media freedom of a tree killings torture maybe you giving me road if we wrap challenging the established line every single one of the three and a half thousand people who is killed with a drug dealer yes how do we know that you didn't try them you didn't prosecute them you didn't show them to show them on sawing join what he has done for up front at this time on al-jazeera.
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welcome back a quick reminder of the top stories here on al-jazeera somali security forces have ended a standoff and a gunman killed twenty three people in. it began an exploded and gunmen stormed the hotel where the president was due to hold a meeting officials say all the gunman killed. the deposed leader of the regional government will be allowed to run an election in december calling for democratic and peaceful opposition. government. president won more than ninety seven percent of the vote according to unofficial results from the repeat presidential election voting was suspended in some opposition strongholds and the election has been marred by violence. cuban officials have
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denied any involvement in the alleged sonic attacks that led to more than twenty u.s. embassy staff recently being recalled from havana the u.s. says the staff were injured at the office and residence is says there's no evidence the attacks have taken place mike hanna has more from washington d.c. . relations between the u.s. and cuba continue to deteriorate in the wake of what u.s. officials described as a covert a sonic attack last month the u.s. withdrew all non-essential personnel from the embassy in havana following what they said was a series of staff falling ill because of some kind of sonic attack now the u.s. did not provide any evidence and said that it could not establish exactly what the so-called attack was but now cuba is fighting back the foreign minister is visiting d.c. at the moment and this is what he had to say last year my only showing the so-called
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attacks are on just whatever the type of attack whatever the incident it is completely false the foreign minister also described the whole incident as and i quote political manipulation aimed at damaging bilateral relations now important to note that the u.s. has never directly accused cuba of being responsible for the illness of its diplomats however it did say that cuba has not done enough to investigate the causes of those cuba's position very clearly there is no such attacks underway there have been no attacks and even if there were certainly cuba has got nothing to do with it but all of this is got to be seen as well in the context of the trumpet ministration relations with cuba were reestablished under a bomber under the trumpet ministration things have changed substantially from the very beginning a president making very clear he is not that happy with these increasingly warm
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relations with cuba now we've seen a continual deterioration emerging from these claims of some kind of covert sonic attack. now while the philippine government has declared victory of a pro i saw fighters in the city many residents are struggling to get back to the lives they had before the war a search for missing loved ones continues as more bodies are collected from the frontlines. as a story of one woman who received good news about her daughter who'd been kidnapped we met josee upin is a few months ago back then she was trying to retrieve her husband's body in a morgue leonardo it ban has died in morocco we in the southern philippines he was working there as a waiter when a pro i saw a group called them out to have several parts of the city last may their daughter just so was missing too jossy asked for help from the police and the military
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looking for signs that may lead to her daughter the days dragged into months and she was already losing hope months later we traveled to just his hometown to tell her the good news. but. just so was held hostage by the mouth a group but after months in captivity she was able to escape we brought her tomorrow we're hoping that the military could help facilitate their reunion but it is not easy a bureaucratic process has to play out. still they're lucky enough to talk to each other on the phone. i'm ok. i'm so happy you are. no longer. when the mao to seize parts of the city hoping to set up an islamic
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state its fighters took several thousand civilians hostage in the course of the month long battle many civilians have either been released or escapement government records show less than eighty families have registered their missing human rights experts say that number may be higher that is because many feared the stigma that if they come forward registering their missing loved ones their relatives may be accused of collaborating with them out. the philippine military has declared we liberated from the pro ice a group after months of fighting most of my doubt is now left in ruins over a thousand people have died and hundreds of thousands more displaced you can agree me here you know the ones you really have to read you know. another set of bodies retreat from the front line in this small bag are bones of five people like so many
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others here they will be buried in a mass grave nameless victims of a brutal conflict. we see at the southern philippines meanwhile state media says the government will harvest rice from farmland abandoned by range of families who fled the violence in northern rakhine state the pedophiles cover more than twenty eight thousand hectares in the area worst affected in the crackdown by them in my military against the range of community. and local officials in bangladesh is cox's bizarre ah proposing a voluntary sterilization scheme in overcrowded ranger refugee camps they want the central government to approve a plan for both ranger men and women aid groups of the camps say a lack of family planning can make things worse. the u.n. emergency relief coordinator says he's shocked by the humanitarian conditions in yemen he made the comments at the end of a five day trip and called on all sides to do more to respect international law the torah gates and the reports are. shocking and horrendous that's how the u.n.
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emergency relief coordinator describes the suffering he's seen in yemen during his five day visit to severely malnourished children hospitals with barely any electricity and met health workers who have not been paid for months it's been shocking to say the terrible impact of this manmade conflict all parties in yemen and those outside who support and have influence over them must do much more to ensure they respect international humanitarian law and protect civilians. saudi arabia and its allies launched a military campaign in march twenty fifteen against toothy rebels and forces loyal to former president ali abdullah saleh the saudi led coalition has been bombing the capital sanaa and other parts of yemen to try to restore the internationally recognized government of president abbott rebbie man so heidi heidi based temporarily an agency says the these must disband but they insist they yemen's
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legitimate authority and accuse him of being a saudi puppet that. we already to work towards a solution we say to all yemeni groups let's find a solution the foreign powers involved are i'm here to fight for you they are here for their interests we're ready to walk towards a solution but that should be at least a response from the other side instead of waiting for decisions to come from abu dhabi or saudi arabia. well the the say they're ready to talk also threatening to intensify their retaliation against saudi arabia and strike military targets in the u.a.e. . more than ten thousand yemenis have been killed and almost forty thousand injured is it two and a hobby is the fighting human rights groups accuse both sides of committing atrocities the u.n. is edging all sides to negotiate a political deal until they do the world's number one humanitarian crisis may only
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get worse victoria gates and be al jazeera. egypt has launched a major shakeup of its security services a week after the attack in giza province that left sixteen police officers dead ghazi has been named the new chief of staff of the armed forces he replaces mahmoud had ghazi the two men are not related though the head of national security has also been sacked along with several generals and other senior officials for several years the military's been dealing with a campaign of attacks in the northeastern part of the sinai peninsula. now the number of refugees heading to greece has surged in the past two months putting a huge strain on facilities camps built to house seven thousand refugees are now dealing with twice that number most are arriving on the island of less bus from the john psaropoulos reports. these afghans syrians and africans are living in a tent city there isn't enough room for them in moria the government run camps on
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lesbos and they are vigilant about refugees who are in the camp crashing their lunch arrivals on the eastern islands in the aegean sea have increased from an average of fifteen a day to almost one hundred a day in the last six weeks all seeking asylum in greece in the terms of the agreement between turkey and the european union turkey promises to prevent as many people as possible from entering greece illegally anyone who makes it is forced to stay here of sure if they wish to apply for asylum on the mainland that says the mayor of lesbos is turning the islands into an effective buffer zone for the e.u. . in turning this island into a prison is the wrong policy it punishes those who showed solidarity instead of rewarding them it's criminal and unfair to divide europeans into first and second class citizens and we are definitely in a second class we don't have the same rights as other europeans or even other great . authorizes won't allow us to film inside moria camp currently hosting five
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thousand people more than twice its capacity and the record high since the e.u. turkey agreement came into force in march last year that's because the agreement for the greek government for moving new arrivals to the mainland they sleep ten to a tent not everyone has a mattress or a blanket there are no washing facilities so the air is rank overcrowding and waiting a deepening the mental health problems of people who've already fled war discrimination imprisonment and rape and mentality of the people living in the camps as one of the prisoners. and so he's say. a lot of the activities that one would see in. any normal prison situation. gangs threats of violence violence. sexual assaults drug abuse and the problems go beyond mental health says a nurse who works inside moria we see a lot of upper respiratory tract infection and just the common cold that's
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given to everyone so if. a virus that's just spreads superfast across europe refugee numbers are down on last year but not here and in this corner of greece the people forced to look after the new arrivals are feeling the strain jump al-jazeera lesbos not tourist with a taste for adventure in the democratic republic of congo are in for a treat but only one of the most active volcanoes on the continent is home to one of the world's largest lava lakes malcolm webb went along with a group of tourists to its summit. it's julio kember's job to take tourists up and volcano you are going as lava lakes in a crater at the top of its forested slopes in the democratic republic of congo he goes up every day and never gets boring. i see i can see the lake you
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take in you fiend. because it's very beautiful nearly one hundred fifty people were killed in the nearby city of goma when it last erupted in two thousand and two. and this is where it started that game inside. and then when they arrived here explored came out but don't be afraid it's not up and that's another. takes about five hours to climb much of the way following an old larva stream. of molten rock blasted out long ago form the part. written directions of come from split side ranges say from here it's better to go up and down if it happens again from here at the summit and you can just about see hills in the distance which are in neighboring rwanda the borders between here and there and here is a crater for my previous eruption lake just about visible and on it sure is
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congo's eastern city of goma and here is the rim of the crater of mount near. down there is a lava lake and from where we're standing you can feel the heat and smell the sulfur it was the noxious gases that killed many in two thousand and two and whose plumes attract tourists today congo's conflicts have affected access in the past but it's been open to visitors since twenty fourteen us just amazing mindblowing. so beautiful the walk up here and then you can see the spectacle it's just amazing the visitors can't get up here without the help of the porters from the villages below the volcano tourism is growing it by the much needed income for about eighty families. this work elp says a lot it does space school fees for children build our houses buy
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a seeds for farming and also take care of other needs. but it when the sun sets in the smoke clouds clear that it glows brightest it across constantly cracks the liquid rocks him as below and reveals the beauty of a lethal lover malcolm webb al-jazeera mt you are going go in the democratic republic of congo. police in mexico have been tasked with standing guard of one of the world's most endangered creatures every year thousands of female turtles but turn to the same beach where they were born to lay their eggs nearly all species of turtles are at risk due to poaching and habitat destruction. a quick recap of the top stories here on al-jazeera somali security forces have ended a standoff in mogadishu where gunmen killed at least twenty three people and coordinated attacks began when two car bombs exploded and a gunman stormed
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a hotel where the president was due to hold a meeting official sale the gunman had been killed. spain says the deposed leader of the catalan regional government would be allowed to run in regional elections in december. calling for democratic and peaceful opposition the spanish government of catalonia. the best way to defend what we have conquered so far is to have a democratic opposition to article one five five this is the conclusion of the deliberate attempt against cattle who have for many centuries felt different we have to overcome any threat and to act in a civic and peaceful manner the leader of iraq's kurdish region is reportedly not planning to extend his presidential term past november parliament's due to meet on sunday to redistribute the powers held by muscle but he's been facing pressure to quit following september's controversial secession referendum. the bodies of thirty
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six unidentified people have been found in a village near the eastern libyan city of benghazi locals made the grim discovery they say the victims were critics of renegade general how the have to some of the bodies were found with signs of torture and gunshot wounds to the head. in kenya president a hero kenyatta has won more than ninety seven percent of the vote that's according to unofficial results on the repeat presidential election turnout estimated to be less than thirty five percent voting was suspended in some opposition strongholds on the election has been mobbed by violence cuban officials of the night any involvement in the alleged attacks that led to more than twenty u.s. embassy staff recently being recalled from havana and us as the stop were injured at the office and residences said there's no evidence the sonic attacks took place . launched a major shakeup of its security services a week out an attack in a province that left at least sixteen police officers dead mohamed agassi's been
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named the new chief of staff of the armed forces he replaces mahmoud hegazy the two men are not related but those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera. backing up. every. one hundred years since the british government paved the way for the creation of israel with its. we also what the legacy is for israel palestine and beyond special.


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