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especially for this kind of right wing assault on our freedom to ask questions and freedom of expression and people you know are being. activists. right it's. been exhibited it's on the wrist and people are on the streets the protest has reached our doorstep so in whichever way i'd like to attempt to contribute something that's. new yorkers are very receptive. because it is such an international city they're very interested in that global perspective that lives. refugees stand their ground at a former prison camp in papua new guinea. and
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this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. this was an act of terror. people are killed in new york after a truck plows into the best friends and cyclists. minister returns home from belgium the chance of try to protesters plus the fight against hepatitis doctors gather to eliminate the disease which kills one point three million people every year. papua new guinea's immigration minister tells al jazeera the country's police have no plans to clear out a formal straining and run prison camp six hundred refugees have barricaded themselves inside and all refusing to leave a man asylum site was decommissioned on tuesday straight ian stafford left the
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facility despite a last minute called have location to block it closure. well andrew thomas is following this story from sydney for us and andrew we know they removed electricity generators this morning where does that leave not only conditions but their ability to communicate those conditions to the outside world. well that's right because the way that the refugees inside that prison have been communicating frankly with the media for the last three or four years has been through mobile phones and social messaging services and how i've been talking to those refugees not the same question how are you talking to me now without power and what they've got is very small solar panels just enough to power their phones but generally speaking there is no power inside what is now
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a former president nor do they have new supplies of food they've hoarded food from the last few days when the word supplies nor do they have fresh drinking water they're using we've been setting that up with rain water to get water in those ways so it really is a sea situation there inside that camp. now the camp officially returns to being a military base doesn't it today where does that leave the status of those still inside refusing to leave now. well officially they are trespassing inside that former prison but you heard when you get his immigration minister there moments ago saying that they are not going to go in with place in the army and forcibly remove people doesn't stop the refugees the prisoners being afraid of that though they've seen the place and the army outside they know that they've been attacked by some of those people before and that was when they were protected by prison guards so they are afraid that will happen even though the immigration minister there is saying that's why it's now he also doesn't have this
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is very direct control over those troops in immigration and stays ahead of the army and the army has acted independently in the past or there are genuine fears there among the refugees australia's foreign minister though she was questioned about what's going on eman a solid because ultimately these are refugees that were sent by australia to papa new guinea this is what she had to say. had already managed to be suited commendation services are available to treat accommodation. and medical support. and i will not be reinforced within weeks trying two things to say there about julie bishop's comments one she's saying that the refugee should move to this alternative accommodation as she describes it amnesty international have a representative on the island there saying that it's not suitable accommodation it's not safe it's not protected and it's only hospital and then when they are not space for the refugees anyway they fear being a trash own again saw it the other thing we need to say is that all stray leah
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saying again that the refugees will not come here they are saying they must remain in papua new guinea they're striving government is implying that the refugees are making up the they're exaggerating the level of danger that there is in order to try and dissuade to try and change the government's mind of starting governments mind they say that's not going to happen they're not going to come to australia it's been the consistent message for four years now and they say whatever the crisis amount of that situation is not going to change under thomas there from sydney thanks for that. now u.s. president trump is vowing to step up so-called extreme vetting of foreigners also what police are calling a terrorist attack in new york city police were killed eight people rather were killed and several injured when a driver plowed a pickup truck into cyclists and pedestrians in lower manhattan the twenty nine year old suspect was shot by police he's being treated in hospital. has the latest . a frightening sight of mangled bicycles after
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a deadly truck attack just blocks from the september eleventh memorial police say a man deliberately drove this rental truck into a bike path down cyclists and pedestrians causing multiple deaths and injuries every single running the research. we're all in meeting with the bank shot. according to authorities after striking the pedestrians and cyclists the truck traveled several blocks before crashing into a school bus with kids on board and i witnessed filmed this video moments after the crash he told us this is the suspect who fled the truck. i thought maybe. but when i heard the gunshot then i got it scared without. police shot the suspect the twenty nine year old male and took him into custody the suspect is reported to be safe. from uzbekistan authorities say the suspect made
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a statement when he got out of his truck those words are why officials are considering this an act of terror let me be clear to based on the information we have at this moment this was an act of terror and a particularly cowardly act of terror. aimed at innocent civilians aimed at people going about their lives who had no idea what was about to hit them the governor is calling on new yorkers to carry on with their lives we felt the pain before we feel the pain today. but we go forward together and we go forward stronger than ever well it's being investigated as a potential act of terror the governor said there are no indications of any wider plot or threat to the city nevertheless the police say they'll have extra officers out in force in the coming days just to be sure gabriel is on. your. catalonia is deposed interior minister returned to chants of trying to buy unionist
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protesters no none is not. welcome for the rest of the catalan cabinet were fired by the central government after the region declared independence last week for one has been in belgium with regional president catalyst . all fourteen members of the sacked cabinet off a scene rebellion charges. spain's top criminal court has summoned the deposed leaders for questioning meanwhile it's not clear though whether the mall will return to madrid for the hearing under summons reports from boss alone. carlos pushed him on is only the mission trying to get international support while at the same time justifying why he left his homeland off the charges were filed against him by the spanish prosecutor i'm not here to do in design. this is the building. i'm here in brussels as a result of you rob. this is not
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a matter of the. mission of the. new relationship. i'm here. to act with freedom and safety. pushed him all says he needs guarantees if he comes back and he wouldn't say how long he'll be away in the organization that's involved in all the big process session demonstrations the mood lifts a little i think it only makes sense that at least part of the government can remain operative outside the country because it would not be safe for them to stay in spain pushed him on spent a low profile weekend apart from a call for peaceful support then came the heat on monday with charges filed and he was nowhere to be seen when he emerged in belgium his supporters have a range of emotions from outright anger to dissent what's the mood like now and
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has pushed the mall's decision to go to brussels done damage personally i think. it did but it's something that we can only. analyze with time if he hadn't speak today it has been it would have been a problem for us because you cannot do that on a friday then go out like have a weekend of and we don't know if we are a republic of we had we are still part of spain and he's missing christine and athena has favored secession for the past seventy years she thinks pushed him all is right to leave the us of course but. i thought he was in political exile or that he wanted to internationalize the conflict both things good to me initially we were this concerted but now we see it clearly but nothing is clear over what's in store for to ministers who have stayed in catalonia vanish from their offices they arrive for work at the dissolve parliament instead insisting their government is still
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a legitimate and drew simmons al-jazeera barcelona. security forces have opened fire on protesters in eritrea as capital. violence is centered on the predominantly muslim country a neighborhood that's where a religious school is we know ordered by the government to ban the hijab and and islamic education public protests are rare in eritrea presidents suffer work it has been in power since one thousand nine hundred ninety three he's faced regular international criticism for human rights abuses. liberia's supreme court has suspended next week's planned presidential election runoff until a challenge to the first round results can be heard a legal case is being supported by the ruling unity party whose candidate finished second it accuses current president ellen johnson sirleaf is a member of the unity party of interfering with
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a vote only for stepping down after twelve years in office for now her party's leadership. human rights groups are accusing police in kenya of using excessive force against protesters following last week's presidential election rerun at least six people were killed and dozens were injured in the violence more than thirty people have died in protests since august when the supreme court overturned president when catherine sawyer reports from in western kenya. marry a ten year old son callings a chair was shot during clashes between police and protesters after last week's election she says he was outside the house in the town of gori in western kenya. yes. will be president but we're hurting from the things his police have done to us people have been demonstrating peacefully we're not here to have our children
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beaten and shot. in another part of town thomas family is in mourning the father of six was shot in the head. i never imagine that god will take away my friends. now i've been lifted my children i'm not the only one crying. several rights groups have accused police of using excessive force and live ammunition the protestants were mainly armed with stones and slings dozens of people have now been killed since august when the supreme court all the time of the fast election because of irregularities security forces are blamed for many of the deaths if we don't break the cycle of impunity police officers will have no reason not to do this again you know we need to see accountability but. they need to be taken to court. this regional commission one charge of four counties where the election was canceled because of violence says that not all participants are
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peaceful the more the has been done or other means of. started by stopping the. the other music like the young. but that is. not that bad to them. but some people we talked to say the police have been attacking them at home many people in this neighborhood say police used tear gas to force them out of their homes they also used live ammunition leyva he was shot in the stomach recall what happened. they got us out of the house and told us to. one then shots me and another hit me on the knee. investigations into some of the killings have started but people here are not optimistic they will get justice catherine soy al jazeera mcgorry western kenya all still to come on al-jazeera i. rock obama launches his presidential foundation
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to teach young people about their civic duty. by the skyline of invasion harbor or off the coast of the italian riviera. hollow we should see a cold snap coming to an end across much of here but it will hang on to the cold air into the far east for a little time longer just yet we've got this area of low pressure still there dragging the winds in from a general northerly direction across that western side of russia but elsewhere you can see the winds tending to come in from over westerly direction you can see how the ice of oz are lined up from west to east so temperatures getting up as double figures there for berlin and also for vienna are getting up to around fourteen or fifteen degrees in london and paris the amount of air coming in from the south or
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the southwest but look at moscow just one degree celsius on wednesday struggling to get anywhere near freezing as we go on into thursday but hopefully a drier crisp day coming through mild air will face some wet weather in across the good parts of poland easing over towards the baltic states further south generally dry and exist and we staying dry across as western parts for a time thirteen or fourteen degrees for london in paris the winds coming in from the north so it will feel a little chilly here over towards some wet weather will make its way and we can see that area cloud just sliding down across spain and portugal is stick its way towards to go on through the next day or so clouding over in red bat for thursday. the weather sponsored by cattle race. when they're on line we were in hurricane. almost like thirty six hours these are the things that you must address or if you join us on saturday i'm
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a member because. we struck up a relationship this is a dialogue tweet us with hash tag a stream and one of your pitches might make an actual join the conversation at this time on al-jazeera. you're watching our just zero time to recap our headlines now happen you guinea's immigration minister tells our desire the country's police have no plans to clear out a former stray and run prison camp on man asylum six hundred refugees are refusing following the camp was decommissioned on tuesday. u.s. president donald trump is vowing to step up what he calls extreme vetting of
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foreigners after what police call a terror attack in new york city eight people were killed when a driver plowed a pickup truck into cyclists and pedestrians. stopped criminal court or someone catalonia leaders for questioning after the central government imposed direct rule on the region it's unclear if the deposed regional president countless crowds will return rather from brussels the trip for the hearing. u.s. president donald trump says a former aide is being indicted in the inquiry into a legit russian meddling into last year's election is a liar trump downplayed the. importance of george papadopoulos who's admitted lying to the f.b.i. about his russian contacts it's the closest link so far identified between a member of trump's election campaign and moscow our white house correspondent kimberly healthcare reports. it is
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a white house claiming it has nothing to hide yet it is on the defensive with donald trump's former campaign manager paul man of fortune and his close associates under house arrest awaiting their next court appearance the white house is working hard to distance itself from the third man booker haps the most significant george papadopoulos you guys seem completely obsessed with this while there are a lot of other things happening around the country and frankly a lot of other things that people care a lot more about the former trump foreign policy adviser has pleaded guilty to lying to f.b.i. investigators tuesday on twitter he was characterized by the president as being a liar and nothing more than a campaign volunteer but photographs released in march twenty sixth by donald trump's own campaign show papadopoulos says association was not low level he's pictured at a national security meeting seated at the table with then candidate trump the same
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month in an interview with the washington post he praised papadopoulos as a we live in the g q so actually as part of the special counsel's indictment against papadopoulos he's listed as a proactive cooperator that suggests he's working with the f.b.i. gathering evidence in robert muller's collusion investigation he was working with the special counsel's office perhaps doing something like wearing a wire talking to other members of the trump campaign and that's the information that we can expect to see laid out in future indictments mahler's indictment states papadopoulos sent e-mails trying to set up meetings between a female russian national and members of the tribe campaign court documents suggest the goal was to gather information to harm tribes democratic opponent hillary clinton twenty sixteen u.s. election the indictments against papadopoulos show that muller's team is working with. to show that the truck campaign at least entertained getting help from russia
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president trump has repeatedly denied colluding with russia in the lead up to the election speaking at the white house he tried to focus attention on his tax reform agenda will dodging reporters' questions about the investigation how are you going to thank you i think you know if you standard play from the political playbook in the face of a concrete scrutiny attempt to divert attention something increasingly difficult for the trump white house kimberley help get al-jazeera washington. summers in brazil is looking at ways to eliminate viral hepatitis the disease kills more than one point three million people worldwide every year that's more than all of a chronic illnesses combined including h.i.v. malaria and tuberculosis. has more. they've all recovered from hepatitis c.
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they are relieved and grateful and want to pass on their experiences to help in the fight against the disease their group when a vidoe goodlife meets frequently in one of cyrus to help new sufferers and raise awareness to look at your principal aim is to give information the patient arrives with little knowledge and is shocked after being diagnosed with a chronic illness the patient thinks they're going to die so we start to tell them what is happening and why hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver tissue some have no early symptoms while others develop jaundice and suffer vomiting tartness and abdominal pain it may be temporary or long term. had to liver transplants. the virus returned four months after the second transplant and put the liver at risk the truth is i didn't have much hope but thank god i was given this new treatment and it cured me pretty much one hundred percent just. after thirteen years with the disease he's now healthy the whole group watching developments in
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the cell paolo with interest hepatitis is a global problem but the solution is also global each country with its own characteristics coming together in sao paolo to share their experiences in the fight to eliminate the disease by twenty thirty. argentina is one of the few countries to have a national program to fight the disease scientists and health experts work with governments and civic society all the sufferers a model the world health organization and world hepatitis alliance is keen to promote in sao paolo from the. vital here but i did point of view we heard a lot of. tools to get that control we have things who are of the virus is already has a vaccine nowadays and also. innovation when the treatment with the new. roles that are so effective in. controlled infection anyone who talk about it but i do
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see the cure the target at the last summit is to focus on the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis by twenty thirty the challenge to raise awareness raise the funding and the sure that all of working together against the disease that no one should have to suffer from. one there are two zero one osiris. now dr mark douglas is an infectious disease specialist at the university of sydney he says new drugs give real hope and can change lives. the hepatitis b. vaccine is very affordable the drugs they have otitis a drugs are much more expensive. but they are very good drugs they give more than ninety five percent cure rate with one pill a day for twelve weeks with hepatitis c. and that's cure that's not control so it's a one off treatment so they're expensive it's actually cost effective in the long term because the cost of looking after the complications and the liver transplants and the liver failure is astronomical so if we can get out and trade people before
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they get liver disease we're actually saving money in the long term as well as improving everybody's health for hepatitis b. i think we need to really build on this vaccination which is now out there in most countries but make it more broadly available at birth and then to also identify the people who've got hepatitis b. and then treat them is very effective very very cheap treatments for hepatitis b. which control they don't cure the infection but they control the disease and stop people getting the complications so that's the way to reduce hepatitis b. . is really about getting funding for the new drugs i think in different countries and also to identify people. protest by drivers in brazil have led to the government softening new regulations demonstrates is cars in front of congress as the bill was amended the original law would have put half a million jobs in danger the changes mean drivers need to own their vehicles all display red signs like taxis and ride hailing for also face similar challenges in
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europe and canada. the e.u. commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management is visiting bangladesh to assess the running a crisis the trip by christophe's steel and i this comes a week after the e.u. and member states page two hundred twenty eight million dollars to help bring the refugees more than six hundred thousand have fled me and aston's the army launched a crackdown in rakhine state two months ago today and i just described it as the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world. it was a painful experience to visit these. if you do come i'm sure by the much. of what i saw here today. i'm sure gave of the needs. incredible skill. i'm shocked.
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by the scale of. of the. number of people. the u.n. is warning the paris climate change agreement is in jeopardy if countries don't act to cap rising global temperatures its environment program says more must be done to meet greenhouse gas emission targets its latest report criticizes the construction of coal power plants in developing countries it's been released ahead of a climate meeting in germany next week which aims to inject momentum into the paris accord they got report. clearly shows that the paris agreement is faltering and without a stronger commitment to action by all governments we can and rebel what we took so long to achieve should the united states follow through with patient to paris agreement on twenty twenty the picture could become even bleaker. former u.s.
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president barack obama has kicked off a two day leadership summit in his hometown of chicago it's the first event run by his new foundation as john hendren reports presidential foundations have a checkered history. president obama is writing the first chapter in his post-presidential legacy was born in kenya. so the joke in the city where he came to public prominence his new foundation is holding its first summit before the first brick has been laid on the barack obama presidential library so this is a big brainstorming session this is a big ask a fun bit this is an experiment in us trying to have a. collective conversation its mission to offer the first digital u.s. presidential library and an incubator for progressive leaders he see his impact as a private citizen as potentially being much bigger than when he was president it is
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really going to be what he describes as a dynamic space for civic engagement so there will be classrooms there will be athletic facilities if it's like other presidential foundations there will also be an effort to burnish the legacy of the former commander in chief the nixon library has been criticized to whitewash a lot of the reagan library for bloated excess and the clinton foundation for lining up lucrative speeches and raising a staggering two billion dollars from sometimes controversial foreign sources. the presidential libraries act was passed in one nine hundred fifty five after president truman retired nearly penniless but recently the foundations that host these libraries have been criticized for creating monuments to partisanship cash cows that line up lucrative speaking fees and lure donations from controversial countries as president obama holds his first summit here in chicago his foundation says it is spiers to do something more that's supposed to spur economic development
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on the south side of chicago it's supposed to solve problems of the world by bringing together both the leaders and people who would like to learn community organizing foundations of raise money for laudable causes jimmy carter for peace initiatives in the clintons for thirty five hundred projects in one hundred eighty countries they've saved by i think fair minded estimates tens of thousands if not maybe even millions of lives for public health interventions in africa and elsewhere. but sure some of the sources of funds i think were you know tainted with the debut of and the obama foundation is aiming for historical impact with out anything goes reputation john hendren al jazeera chicago . and they take you through some of the headlines here now does either now happen you
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guinea's immigration minister tells our desire the country's police have no plans to clear out the form a stray and run prison camp on man asylum six hundred refugees and asylum seekers are refusing to leave fearing attacks by locals the camp was decommissioned on tuesday strait is foreign minister is urging the refugees to end the standoff. sam had already moved to be true to comedy central so this is our no two digit accommodation and food water electricity and medical support. and i will not be referred to the. us president trump is vowing to step up what he calls extreme vetting of foreigners after what police call a terrorist attack in new york city eight people were killed when a driver plowed a pickup truck into cyclists and pedestrians the twenty nine year old suspect was shot by police and is being treated in hospital catalonia is deposed interior
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minister has returned to barcelona to chants of traitor by unionists protesters. joakim foreigner and the rest of the catalan cabinet were fired by the central government after the region declared independence last week spain's top criminal court has some of them for questioning. security forces have opened fire on protesters in eritrea as capital asmara the violence is centered on the predominantly muslim are clear neighborhood that's where a religious school has been ordered by the government and then. some school board members been arrested liberia's supreme court this is spend the next weeks planned presidential election runoff until a challenge to the first round results can be heard ruling party is backing the case. the e.u. commission of humanitarian aid and crisis management is visiting bangladesh to assess the writing a crisis the trip by still an eye this comes
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a week after that u.n. member states pledged two hundred twenty eight million dollars to help refugees six hundred thousand have fled the army launched a crackdown in. two months ago. the news continues now after the street. but the message is simplistic and misinformation is rife the listening post provides a critical counterpoint challenging mainstream media narrative at this time on al-jazeera. by anthony ok in the stream five months after he captured. the philippines i saw has been defeated but take a look at the devastation that has been left behind now just a few weeks before the end of the battle and. how to look.

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