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if you are. told by the pakistani army to the americans and we get held in guantanamo the number of al qaeda and taliban detainees transferred to u.s. forces in afghanistan continue to grow for years without trial they have a paper that they were. told to scream would be beaten again the quest for a better life but ended in incarceration. for one tunnel no twenty two at this time on al-jazeera. i just did what i thought was the right day. and i don't try to stop the carnage in the texas church shooting speaks out as a small town of acton's. alone
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while they are live in my headquarters in doha with me as the pronto also ahead. of strategic patience is over a united front against north korea donald trump and japan's sions are they denounced pyongyang for the russian warning that all options are on the table lebanon's former prime minister be mates with saudi arabia's king solomon two days after he resigned leaked documents are real how this man donald trump's commerce secretary and other mega rich their money and offshore tax havens. at least twenty six people a day after a gunman opened fire at a church and texas the man who gave chase to the suspect is now speaking out he said he was driving near the church when he saw two men shooting at each other. i
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did what i thought i needed to do which is they said that there's a shooting i pursued and i just did what i thought was the right day. while a vigil has been held for those killed in sunday's church shooting dozens of people holding candles attended the gathering across the street from the first baptist churches church and often the springs on a joke has more. human. a sunday gathering of christian worshippers turned horrific when a man dressed in full combat gear walked in and opened fire he was dressed in all black the suspect crossed the street to the church and exodus bagel and began firing at the church the suspect then moved to the right side of the church and continued to fire as suspects enter the church and continued to fire as he exited
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the church a local resident grabbed his rifle and engaged the suspect the suspect dropped his rifle which was a ruger they are assault rifle and fled from the church more than two dozen people were killed at least twenty more injured in a town of fewer than nine hundred the death toll made up a startling portion of the population members of the community gathered here to hold a candlelight vigil well into the night to remember those lost. in this town of fewer than a thousand the death toll makes up a startling proportion of the population if pakistan has a family or family so when it does exist it causes to stop for doing more to pray and see how we can serve and that's what you're seeing right here in this community throwing around these folks and so we're just going to try to do our best to comfort him and minister how we can but the communities pain here is deep the pastor and his wife were out of town but their fourteen year old daughter is among
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the dead other children including a five year old were also killed the eldest victim was seventy two investigators say the gunman was devon kelly a twenty six year old man who lived in a neighboring county he led police on a brief vehicle chase after the shooting before being found dead police say it's unclear whether he took his own life or was killed by officers so far no motive has been found we are only hours into this medication which is going to take a significant length of time we will continue to provide to provide information as it becomes available we know you're going to have a lot of questions there are many many that we cannot answer us president donald trump speaking from a trip to asia condemned the attack americans do what they do best we pull together . we join hands we lock arms and just through the tears and through the sadness. we stand strong oh so strong the church
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regularly posts video of its sunday services raising the possibility the massacre may have been captured on camera this clip is from a week ago we have gathered in this place may you be able to look down from heaven and say those are my children choosing the gather together in my name and worship me capturing the last days of peace before tragedy. castro al-jazeera southerland springs texas president trump is in japan and this is what he had to say when he was asked what could be done to curb gun violence and mental health is your problem here this was a very based on preliminary reports very deranged individual a lot of problems over a long period of time we have a lot of mental health problems in our country as do other countries but this isn't a guns situation i mean we could go into it but it's
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a little bit soon to go into it but fortunately somebody else had a gun that was shooting in the opposite direction otherwise it would have been as bad as it was it would have been much worse but this is a mental health problem at the highest level. well donald trump has wrapped up her strength to japan where he met her promise to. the threat posed by north korea dominating discussions hard live reports from tokyo. during his two days in japan there's no question that president trunk and prime minister they have grown close as friends from calling the relationship extraordinary calling trump a precious friend and they have also strengthen the alliance between the two nations to a level not seen before but it's not just because they like each other after a summit meeting on monday they both underlined why they think that alliance is critical standing together against north korean aggression. there's no point in dialogue for the sake of dialogue with north korea now is the time not for dialogue
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but for applying maximum pressure on north korea we completely agreed that for north korea to change its policy and the u.s. must take leadership closely collaborating with the international community so that we can enhance pressure on north korea through all possible be the era of strategic patience is over. some people said that my rhetoric is very strong but look what's happened with very weak rhetoric over the last twenty five years look where we are right now the two agreed more pressure needs to be applied to north korea saying that should come from russia and china prime minister announced tougher unilateral sanctions against north korea assets of thirty five people and groups will be frozen earlier today the president and first lady met the japanese emperor akihito and empress michiko at the imperial power
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japanese citizens abducted and taken to north korea is an issue prime minister has worked to keep alive a way of showing strength against the provocations of north korea and something he wanted to highlight with president trump in town. the leaders met with a group of abductive family members and one abductee who was returned to japan fifteen years ago most of those taken have been gone for thirty to forty years trade was also discussed in trouble again raise the question of the trade deficit between the u.s. and japan we've started the process and it's gone on for a long time but i know that we will be able to come up with. trade deals and trade concepts that are going to be fair to both countries the first leg of president trump's trip to asia drew to a close with a state dinner the next stop on tuesday got her al-jazeera tokyo. levels justice minister says there will be no action on the resignation of prime minister. until
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he returns from saudi arabia he has been meeting in reality after announcing his resignation there two days ago saying aha the reports from beirut this wasn't just an opportunity to talk the meeting between the saudi king so man and saddam had e.d. was as much an attempt to deny reports the lebanese prime minister had been detained by authorities in the saudi capital after he announced his resignation on saturday how did his political opponents have been suggesting he was forced to step down and is under house arrest in riyadh how does this isn't a quick this prime minister brought down lebanon's coalition government a government that included hezbollah how did blame hezbollah and its patron iran for meddling in arab affairs this plunged lebanon into a new political crisis and there are fears it may be at the forefront of the regional saudi iranian rivalry and lebanon are divided into similar parties
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were too similar to one. and the other is. which means if. things will be worth it means that can lead to confrontation between the two parties like what happened in two thousand and six two thousand and seven two thousand and eight and which can happen so that's why we should find a solution to keep or to save the decision. it might be a while before that happens lebanon's president michel aoun has been meeting with representatives of the country's security agencies he is supposed to be holding parliamentary consultations to appoint a new prime minister but the constitutional process is now on hold. we have been told by the president that we won't take any decision before know what the circumstances of her readers resignation from the prime minister himself. it will be hard to find a prime minister to replace according to lebanon's power sharing deal he must be
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a muslim and if internal stability is to be meant he must be a consensual figure able to bring the rival parties together but this is not just a lebanese internal matter. the saudi minister for gulf affairs ephemera upon says lebanon will no longer be the same after heady days resignation he says lebanese leaders have to choose between peace and terror in other words they have to move away from hezbollah a party that has allies members in government and parliament as well as an armed wing of the risk of an open ended political crisis is real and with that lebanon risks again being a battleground for others wars. beirut saudi arabia has blamed a wrongful saturday's ballistic missile targeting a saying it could be considered an act of war south this threatening to retaliate and calling on the u.n. to at natasha going to name a whole. group the rebels targeted the international airport in riyadh on
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saturday but the saudi military intercepted the ballistic missile although they feel to hit the saudi capital by firing the missile and releasing this video the rebels were sending a message to the kingdom saudi arabia responded with a message of its own iran is the real culprit and it will respond. with. iran provide military experts and planners in collaboration and cooperation with the terrorist organization of hizbollah in lebanon they are trying to control the strait in a dangerous challenge to regional peace and stability u.s. president donald trump is pumping up the rhetoric by calling the missile quote shot just taken by iran the head of iran's revolutionary guard says that slander. iran and saudi arabia are backing opposite sides in the more than two and a half year war in yemen iran is accused of arming the coup thiis it denies that
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the saudis are leading a coalition fight supporting yemen's internationally backed government and they're offering a thirty million dollars bounty for the who feel leader abdul malik who three and rewards for thirty nine others a coalition spokesman is urging the u.n. to punish iran saying it's violating international laws with about five thousand people killed and its worst cholera outbreak it seems there's no end in sight to the war in yemen natasha al-jazeera still ahead on the bulletin more political uncertainty in kenya following last month's presidential election the run will be live in my rugby plus. i'm wayne hay reporting from vietnam which is still feeling the effects of a deadly typhoon as it prepares to host world leaders for a key economic summit.
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welcome back across central and southern parts of china and taiwan weather conditions general looking too bad there we're going to see rain pushing injure in the course of choose day into foods you across taiwan and probably into hong kong too it's looking fine for annoyed there with sunshine and twenty five degrees but the risk of showers i think will increase along the coast during the course of wednesday brighter conditions following on behind for hong kong fuzhou and we've got relatively quiet weather across laos and through into me and our plenty of sunshine likely here temperatures into the low thirty's across into southern asia and here we've still got very heavy rain across the far south of india and into parts of sri lanka about fifty millimeters per day being recorded at the moment and that's where the rain will continue it's only moving so things very slow research on i could be quite wet once again but for much of india for bangladesh nepal and
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across into pakistan weather conditions are dry and fine temperatures just below thirty there in delhi now here in the arabian peninsula it's still relatively quiet again humidity still a little in the high side for the gulf states but very pleasant weather thirty three degrees here in doha on the other side of the plane it's looking pretty warm still from mecca and he respects the top temperature of thirty seven degrees. facing realities the president said that there would be a complete audit a hundred percent audit that audit hasn't happened getting to the heart of the matter so are you saying then that the future of the g.c.c. will be in doubt. here the story. on talk to al-jazeera at this time. i really felt liberated as a journalist was. getting to the truth as i would that's what this job.
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good to have you with us on these are all top stories president. mental health issues. in the u.s. state of texas twenty six people were killed when a lone gunman opened fire in a church north korea has dominated talks between the u.s. president and japan's prime minister shinzo. both leaders said the dialogue and what they called strategic patience is over and lebanon's justice minister says there will be no action on the resignation of prime minister. until he returns from
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saudi arabia. announcing his resignation there two days earlier iran and its ally the lebanese shia group hezbollah to saudi arabia of being behind the move. before a politician in kenya has filed a petition to challenge the result of last month's presidential election on the motion was followed to the supreme court kenyatta was reelected with almost ninety eight percent of the vote botch turnout was below forty percent and polling was postponed in some areas because of violence his main rival called the election a sham and demanded another poll let's get more on this now with our correspondent catherine sawyer she's live for us in the capital of my roi be what else do we know about the petition that's been filed catherine. elizabeth we don't have the full details of that petition filed by this politician called her and while he did it not too long ago quote officials are still going through the document but then he
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like you mentioned is calling for the nullification of the presidential election and base from another petition that he had filed before the election he had filed it with the high court he and i mean i'm told this is what is informing this petition has filed now and he was seeking to have the election knowledge fired because he said what disciplined judges ordered after the first election was a fresh election and when you talk about about a fresh election that means fresh party political party nominations before the election so he says this did not happen and because of this this election has to be seen as novel and void a little bit of also been expecting all day another petition by a consortium of civil society groups who have been saying that the election was water with illegalities and irregularities are talking about numbers. from the polling stations not tallying with the overall tally that finally came out of
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the national tallying center and also that talking about this. election not happening in four outsource two hundred ninety counties or fourteen forty seven counties and this is a requirement in the in the constitution so they're talking about that and you know everyone with the intention to file a petition has until mid midnight to do this and then the judges have seven days to hear and rule on the petitions by lizabeth it has to be noted it's important to note that there are new electoral laws in the country that make it very difficult for supreme court judges to rule or you know throw out into knowledge by an election purely based on procedure and. also the law also says now that my new all tarling system takes precedence over the electronic system should
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there be a dispute like there is now is of course a very complex situation where is opposition leader while i don't go on all of this now do we expect him to go to court to file a petition with the high court where i love being around his opposition coalition nasa have already said that they are not going to be challenging this in court because they did not recognize that election that happened in because they did not recognize that election that happened there is no point of going to court for it but then he has this a win within the national opposition coalition called the national resistance movement that he has started and this he says is going to be used to put more pressure on all working as a put more pressure on the government and put more pressure to make sure that and the fresh election is held within one hundred days and he's talking about economic boycott using this national resistance movement already we've seen him coming out
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to say that you know these three companies that he's calling a boycott on he's talking about more street demonstrations he's also talking about what he's calling a people's assembly to push this agenda he says that this national resistance movement is going to be in place until a legitimate president a legitimate government is put in place catherine thank you very much for that that's catherine sawyer with all the very latest from nairobi liberia supreme court has ruled that a presidential runoff vote won't go ahead on till a legal complaint by the opposition liberty party is resolved the national lexers elections commission will now need to consider allegations of voter fraud the runoff between former international footballer george way and vice president joseph walker i was originally set for tuesday. iraq's highest court has declared that all provinces can break away it's in response to september's couldst secession referendum the central government in baghdad had legal clarification after what it
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called a misinterpretation of the constitution by kurdish leaders stephanie decker has the latest from the hook the office of the iraqi prime minister has issued a statement where the kurdistan regional government to clarify their position when it comes to that supreme court ruling basically also them to clarify what their intention is on secession which of course the supreme court has ruled is on constitutional this is all in reference to that controversial referendum held on september the twenty fifth it wasn't legally binding but the results the message that it showed ninety three percent of three million kurds who went to the polls voting yes we've also had an announcement a press conference the first public speech really by the prime minister of this region that sharon barzani really urging dialogue with baghdad striking a reconciliatory tone saying that they did have differences in how they saw the constitution how to move forward but dialogue was to be the only way forward i
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think that is an important point certainly at a time when there are still tensions here still unresolved issues still talks going on behind the scenes particular when it comes to the issues of the disputed territories on the borders of baghdad is of course made clear it will be taking back from the borders with syria borders with turkey and borders with iran the kurdish regions prime minister has urged the iraqi government to hold talks to solve the crisis verizon he warns that trying to break the impossible attentively would be counterproductive and he promised to cooperate with baghdad provided that pay seventy percent of the oil budget to the kurdish region. millett our joy to keep that we reiterate that payrolls of our employees are ready and we're ready to hand them over to baghdad if they are serious about pain and we also confirm that we are ready to hand over oil files and all other issues to baghdad so we can have a serious dialogue but seeking a military solution pressure and mentality of winners and losers is wrong and it
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will hurt the iraqi people catalonians deposed president gul is proved a man has been released from police custody in belgium purged them all and four of his former ministers handed them sounds to police and brussels off to spain issued a european arrest warrant punishment lawyer says he was freed under conditions that are expected to appear in court where than fifteen days if nothing bomba has more from brussels the charges for which the european arrest warrant was issued include rebellion sedition and the misuse of public funds charges which carry a possible jail sentence of thirty years so extremely serious lots of people were wondering whether the five will actually start to apply for political asylum something that colors put him on said he wasn't interested in at the moment that's not an issue but there are several steps that could happen in the next couple of months for those five to appeal if in fact the belgian legal authorities decide to
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extradite him back to spain beyond that political asylum could buy them some more time although the very unusual for belgium to grant asylum to citizens of another e.u. country for the moment the politicians here are probably very grateful but it's not up to them to decide what happens it's purely a judicial matter it's extremely of course extremely divisive here and in spain. now two thousand and seventeen will be one of the three warmest years on record for the un's where the agency made the announcement of the cop twenty three climate change conference in germany these are the first un climate told since president trump decided to pull the u.s. out of the two thousand and fifteen paris climate agreement fiji is presiding over this conference its prime minister has called for urgent action and the island suffers the effects of climate change. tens of thousands of people homeless in vietnam after typhoon dan we struck killing at least forty four people that had an
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area that's hosting an economic summit that will be attended by world leaders including donald trump flemmi putin and she jinping when he reports from here on. vietnamese living in this area are used to wild weather typhoon down ray was the twelfth major storm this year but it was particularly severe when it struck on saturday dumped huge amounts of rain on the central coast the ancient city of is usually bustling with tourists but the water has taken over homes and businesses and damaged livelihoods in the process. it's hard for us to get around and continue with our business but we're trying to get on with our lives it's very difficult here at the moment the whole town is flooded you know moving to higher ground. all our furniture has been taken by the water days after the storm and the effects are still being felt with rain continuing to fall just a few kilometers from here is the city all of which this week is hosting the asia
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pacific economic cooperation summit on the show jill is supposed to be a visit here to. some of the partners the world leaders who are coming like donald trump and she jinping. meetings began on monday in dunning but the leaders don't arrive until thursday or friday vietnam's government is hoping to use the event to show off its economic success to the world now it will also be hoping for a quick recovery from typhoon demmer a but in the worst affected areas that's unlikely to happen wayne hay al jazeera vietnam. now the number of people in south sudan who are facing starvation has doubled and one year the u.n. says that number is now one point two five million twice what it was the same time last year there are fears the country could face famine by next year aid agencies blame the worsening situation on. tenure and conflict. donald trump commerce secretary britain's queen elizabeth and
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a top aide to the canadian prime minister are among thousands named in a new only of offshore financial accounts mariana holmes has more in what is being called the paradise papers. more than thirteen men. files taken mostly from the offshore law firm epilepsy and leaked to the same german newspaper that took hold of the panama papers last year this new release shedding light on who was secretly investing huge amounts of money in offshore tax havens there's a new global industry that caters to money that moves around the world and this money moves to tax havens and it used to evade taxes to hide assets to steal money if you are going to crime if you buy large businesses the paradise papers are being poured over by around a hundred different media outlets newspapers broadcasters from around the globe and over the next week they'll be disclosing their findings so why so much interest
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well first up the money involved here is huge boston consulting group estimates ten trillion dollars is held in these offshore financial centers and while most of us know them as techs havens few of us actually use them that's because around half of that ten trillion dollars is concentrated not in the rich but in the mega rich think zero point zero zero one percent of households and while in most cases putting your money offshore and outside of your country's financial regulations is legal many argue hiding from the text men is unfair and critics say governments have been slow to deal with it. but it's more than an equality and aleck affinis the offshore financial system is also incredibly secretive arguably enabling the wealthy and the powerful to hide today dealings and break the law very difficult
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when somebody is using five or six different offshore jurisdictions to get a true picture of what they're really doing and in countries need that because law enforcement not easy to cross borders but crime can cross borders so this ross please come forward day one of the disclosures and already they've been some big names donald trump's commerce secretary wilbur ross with apparent links to russian businesses and aid to canadian prime minister justin trudeau using offshore havens to not paetec sit home and revelations around the investments of queen elizabeth the second the law firm appleby insists they reznor no evidence of wrongdoing but legal or not as more information rolls out the public will be assessing with the what's being done is ethical even appropriate or maybe given who's involved just not a good look down the hall and al jazeera. hello
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again on the problem and the headlines on al-jazeera u.s. president on trump is blaming mental health issues her a mass shooting in the state of texas a vigil has been held for the twenty six people who died when a gunman opened fire in a church police say the death toll may rise north korea has dominated talks between trump and japan's prime minister shinzo ave in tokyo both leaders said the time for dialogue and what they call strategic patience is over. there's no point in dialogue for the sake of dialogue with north korea now is the time not for dialogue but for applying maximum pressure on north korea we completely agreed that for north korea to change its policy to japan and the us must take leadership closely collaborating with the international community so that we can enhance pressure on north korea through all possible means. lebanon's justice minister says nothing
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will be done on the resignation of prime minister. until he returns from saudi arabia how did they met king solomon in riyadh on monday after announcing his resignation while he was there two days earlier iran and its ally the lebanese shiite group hezbollah accuse saudi arabia of being behind the move a former politician in kenya has found a petition to challenge the results of last month's presidential election of iran who kenyatta was reelected when the ninety eight percent of the vote but turnout was below forty percent kenyatta his main rival while a danger called the election a sham and demanded another hope liberia's supreme court has ruled that a presidential runoff vote won't go ahead on to a legal complaint by the opposition and liberty party is resolved its all of the elections commission to investigate claims of voter four during last month's poll iraq's highest court has declared that low region of province can break away it's in response to september scourge the session referendum the central government in
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baghdad had asked for legal clarification after what it called a misinterpretation of the constitution by kurdish leaders. talked to al jazeera as next on counting the cost black gold big dreams and a mega city in the desert why saudi arabia is pinning its hopes on a ram culture future proof its economy to raise or not to raise a big decision for the bank of england and talking turkey the challenges behind its strong recovery counting the cost at this time on al-jazeera. you can. see. has been described as i'm a nigger in kenya politics and you can't possibly talk about politics in kenya without mentioning the name by loading you call does that for the president have faults hudson says he was shipped out of victory in.


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