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vision to a story i feel we cover this region better than anyone else would be what it is you know it's very challenging they believe particularly because you have a lot of people that are divided on political issues we are the people we live to tell the real stories are just mended used to deliver in-depth journalism we don't feel inferior to the audiences across the globe. a mass exodus hundreds of thousands of have fled ethnic cleansing you mean more for bangladesh or the world's poorest countries when used investigates what their future holds at this time on al-jazeera. he will be the largest famine the world to see from many decades with millions of
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victims a dying one from the un is the situation worse is in yemen due to the blockade by the saudi led coalition. hello and welcome to al-jazeera life from my headquarters in doha with me and it's been a problem also ahead. donald trump tells the chinese president hey believes there is a solution to the north korea crisis. embattled british prime minister trees a male loses his second cabinet minister in one week and challenges from thirty countries compete for the right to be crowned the world's best scrabble players at . the un's humanitarian chief has one of the world. famine the world has seen in
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decades unless the saudi led coalition allows aid into yemen fuel and food prices have skyrocketed since saturday when the blockade was tightened the situation is being described as catastrophic as a stark warning from the un but as our diplomatic editor james bays reports the un security council has struck a different tone after three days of quiet diplomacy with saudi arabia the u.n. is now changing course laying out the dire scenario if the blockade of yemen isn't lifted. there will be a famine in yemen. he will not be like the famine that. we saw in south sudan earlier in the year where tens of thousands of people are affected. it will not be like the famine which cost two hundred fifty thousand people their lives in somalia in twenty eleven. it will be the largest famine
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the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims. the response from the security council seemed very guarded the current president the italian ambassador read out a statement strongly condemning the missile fired by the who feels but barely mentioning the country responsible for the blockade. you have strongly condemned the missile by the who thing is given mr local dire warning isn't it now time to strongly condemn the country that is blockading yemen not allowing the humanitarian aid in saudi arabia. the focus by u.s.g. law. was absolutely on the humanitarian aspects of the count flick we also know that any and all military escalation army terry attack is heading back on the humanitarian situation so of course this is why we have decided to issue
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these presidents. the u.n. says yemen is the worst humanitarian disaster in the world after years of conflict and an epidemic of cholera people in who data where aid food and medicine should be flowing into the country of a sense of despair. people have no jobs no life and the world is almost at a standstill almost finished to add insult to injury they closed down the port a sad case that the price of a bag of flour was seven thousand reales it's now eight and a half thousand reales beans you know the price of a chicken welcome we do they god help us mr low cork's comments from this podium brought some of that reality from yemen to the security council but for now they've responded with very carefully chosen words rather than any concrete action james out jazeera the united nations. to other news now here as president donald trump
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says he and paying believe there is a solution to the north korea crisis he's been holding talks with the chinese president on the second day of his visit it kicked off for the labyrinth welcome ceremony at the great hall of the people in the capital beijing and she then headed inside for talks focused on security and trade trump wants china to put more pressure on north korea over its nuclear weapons program the us president also vowed to balance the trade deficit with china nine billion dollars and deals were signed between u.s. and chinese companies on wednesday let's go to our correspondents to rason now she's joining us live from beijing so what are we expecting today step. well the two most powerful leaders in the world are getting down to business today after they were drinking tea and touring the forbidden city watching the peking opera today's tone is a lot more serious and a lot less cheerful so to say the hot issues are all being discussed at the moment
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in the great hall of the people of course north korea and also the trade deficit is high on the agenda donald trump has urged china also in the last few days when he was in tokyo and in seoul to do more to rein in north korea and also the trade deficit is something that he really wants china to move on and he wants american companies and american products to have better access to china but he has been talking a lot about the hour while come he got here in beijing on wednesday and he's been tweeting about it a few times actually which is quite interesting because twitter is being banned here and he also praised president xi jinping before this bilateral meeting earlier this morning this is what he had to say we have. between us and we have to include some other countries which would quickly come in and we have a capacity to solve world problems for many many years to come. our meeting
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last night was absolutely terrific for dinner was beyond that we had a dinner that was going to as quickly twenty twenty five minutes because i was traveling and you were so nice and you said we'll just do a quick hitter and i think it had a last at least two hours and we enjoyed every minute of it. the chinese government has already called this visit a historic visit but of course many people also wondering how much the president president from will get out of it if you won't be too overwhelmed so to say by all the chinese flattery but most importantly is the symbolism of this visit of course the world wants to see and especially also asia wants to see the two leaders the most powerful leaders in the world china and the united states standing side by
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side and actually of displaying some kind of friendship here which is very important for stability and security here in the region all right step back you very much for that for now that step for us and joining us live from beijing thank you. now the u.k.'s embattled government has suffered yet another blow the resignation of a second cabinet minister more than a week and a national development secretary pretty patel stepped down after it was revealed she failed to disclose meetings with israeli officials while on holiday a tale said her actions have fallen below the high standards expected of her position has the details from london. pretty paternal arrived at the back door of downing street her government career hanging by a thread the international development secretary was hold back from an official trip to africa to face her boss prime minister to resume a moments later patel resigned. she was forced to apologize on monday after holding twelve secret meetings with this radio officials including prime minister benyamin
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netanyahu all while she was meant to be on a family holiday to israel in august it also emerged she discussed giving some of britain's aid budget to the israeli army to help wounded syrians being treated in the israeli occupied golan heights on wednesday of surface but had visited an israeli field hospital in the area despite protocol against british officials traveling there the u.k. doesn't officially recognize israel's presence in the territory land seized from syria in the one nine hundred sixty seven war for the revelations followed including details of more undisclosed meetings between patel and two israeli officials in september the al-jazeera investigation the lobby recently revealed close links between israeli embassy officials and conservative members of parliament. a report in the jewish chronicle claimed the british government knew about patel's meetings and that she was instructed not to declare them to avoid embarrassing the foreign office downing street says the claims are false the
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departure of p.t. patel now leaves to resume a with one less ally in government patel head back to reason may in her bid to become prime minister she's also a firm euro skeptic breaks it without her to resume a could struggle to deliver on her key breaks it promises without any strong central control people are just making policy on the hay and departments and it seems very clear that cabinet responsibility has it to some extent broken down and unless steps are taken to restore it she's in government but not in power at london's madame tussauds a serene looking waxwork of the prime minister's receiving final touches the real mrs may's battling multiple crises several of her cabinet ministers have been embroiled in sexual harassment scandals and the foreign minister boris johnson is under fire for misleading comments the could extend the jail term of
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a british citizen imprisoned in. patel's downfall divert some attention away from johnson but many are wondering how long to resume a can keep a brave face need back out jazeera london. to syria now where the army as well as militia from iraq have encircled and entered the iso controlled town of come on it's located on syria's border with iraq and as i said last urban area and every channel this video posted by preserving government media shows fighting in the surrounding area on saturday. now the international criminal court wants libya's renegade general highly for half a to hand over one of his top commanders to face war crimes charges mahmud elevator fall is accused of being responsible for the executions of thirty three people between march and july this year i.c.c. prosecutor been through that has asked the un security council to support their demand and send a warning to libyan war criminals that they are not beyond the reach of law still
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ahead on the bulletin. faces many of these children receive counseling to deal with the exodus from the on the. president robert mugabe takes aim at so-called. sacking his vice president. from brisk news in few weeks. to the womb trying groove tubes of southeast asia. how i think we could see more heavy rain coming into northern parts of the middle east over the next couple days still a fair amount of cloud just talking out of turkey's ng over towards the caspian sea so northern sections of iraq will then areas of iran seeing some rather heavy rain from time to time south of that general fire and dry little air your clout there
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into work you wait so that much to squeeze as a few spots of right as we go through the next day or say that's brightening up as you go on into friday little more cloud sliding over towards pakistan towards afghanistan kabul with a high of around ninety degrees the temperatures starting to fall back that and just falling back to across europe and potentially here in doha it will more than around thirty two celsius similar value for abu dhabi and also for riyadh little bit of cloud into southern parts of amman and that will just linger here as you go on through friday maybe just pushing into the gulf of aden by this date similar values their low thirty's once again for many parts of the region said that's the case here in doha getting the low thirty's once again into parts of southern africa socrates around thirty two degrees little more cloud there into southern areas of south africa the southern cape the eastern cape seeing some bits and pieces of cloud and right that ramping up for many on friday. sponsored by. their
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worst famine and decades unless it lifts a blockade on yemen fuel and food prices have skyrocketed since saudi arabia stopped and pulled its. u.s. president donald trump says he and his chinese counterpart. to the north korea crisis he's been holding tough talks with on the second day of has china visit trump wants china to apply more pressure on. its nuclear weapons program. the international development secretary has resigned after it was revealed she failed to disclose with israeli officials while on holiday but said her actions have fallen below the high standards expected of her position. iran's president hassan rouhani is warning saudi arabia that it will achieve nothing by threatening his country of the escalating war of words between tehran and those. tahn of eleven and the other says the lebanese group hezbollah which is backed by iran has committed
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acts of aggression against it iran says saudi forced the resignation of lebanon's prime minister. mandatory i've never seen in history so far a situation whereby a country interfered with the affairs of another country like this bringing on his soil a leader from another country and keeping him of course we do not know whether he stayed willingly or whether they kept him against his will but they forced him to resign and told him what to say this action is on presented in the history of our region well the tensions have left papal eleven and fearing the worst as a whole the reports from they were. posters are springing up with messages of support for sidle happy and has been for days since he announced his sudden resignation from the saudi capital this neighborhood in the lebanese capital beirut is one of the strongholds. returns to the country. we hope the government functions again because people put off their plans like
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buying a car or a flat no one knows what tomorrow will bring. regardless of whether they support or oppose her decision to step down people here are worried the resignation is linked to the saudi iranian rivalry in the region's past attempts to weaken iran's lebanese ally hezbollah has led to violence. who were upset when we heard the news of the resignation it was just like when his father was killed there was a political earthquake they fear there could be an attack we want him to return. already people are complaining that the pace of the economy has slowed down in a country already struggling with financial problems. but the resignation is linked to regional developments but it's affecting us from the first day our business suffered we need a new solution to save this county. saudi arabia has made it clear it intends to confront iran and it seems it will start in lebanon. knows
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what saudi arabia will do next there will be a war but they can't for example the tens of thousands of. saudi arabia no longer considers hezbollah as its only enemy but those who don't go away and take action against the. resignation was a saudi move against the last government riyadh considered too close to iran now saudi arabia wants lebanese leaders to sideline and curb hezbollah's powers but that is easier said than done hezbollah is a powerful political party with an armed wing stronger than the national army lebanon has seen turbulent years political crises wars late last year there was a rare deal between saudi arabia and iran to leave lebanon at the sidelines of their power struggle that deal is now a thing of the past and tangling lebanon with
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a deepening regional crisis. myanmar has rejected a criticism by the united nations over its handling of the refugee crisis the u.n. security council issued a unanimous statement earlier this week expressing grave concern over human rights violations this as a new world food programme survey shows malnutrition rates are increasing at an alarming rate preliminary findings show that one in four children are suffering from severe hunger. the level of malnutrition severe acute malnutrition amongst children young children of which they can risk dying has actually doubled from a similar survey that was carried out some months ago but the situation in the camps and settlements is very very difficult meanwhile many of the hundreds of thousands of traumatized children. getting much needed psychological therapy and
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a hawk star has more. this is what childhood should look like. these younger hymns refugees a plane and a unicef manage play center at a refugee camp in bangladesh is designed to entertain the hundreds of thousands of traumatized for hendra children from long days stuck in bleak and difficult conditions. that are shared is so tiny and hot i can't play there it's nice and cold here in the center and they give me biscuits and other food i can play here rather than being outside where it's so hot and sunny. apart from being bored and cramped medis children are also receiving counseling from trained therapist they were forced to flee their homes by a military campaign that un has described as ethnic cleansing many have seen firsthand human rights abuses being carried out he said that the end springsteen they are sold by talking and drawing the i'm not getting the support from anywhere
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else and i try to heal them by talking about the drawings united nations children foundation is working with other partners to create an environment where children feel safe there are four hundred thousand children in the room and seven months now and most of this children's when the fled their homeland and came here they came in a very mentally and physically shattered condition. learning how to cope with trauma at a tender age and being reminded what childhood should be like. spain's constitutional court has officially alone they can't learn parliament's independence declaration the morning was assured doesn't depend on supporters blocked roads and some public transport routes and to barcelona bringing parts of caution going into a standstill they want the region's jailed leaders to be freed spain sent. government has assumed control of caution when you're forcing me to khalis predicament to flee to belgium. now republicans in the us are assessing the way
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forward after a tough losses in state elections on tuesday democrat candidates beat their rivals in a number of votes. to donald trump was elected president company how. democrats in the united states have been in need of a win on tuesday they got it with that but harvard and nine democrats rode a wave of an apparent anti trump backlash to win big in a host of polls across the united states including the once conservative stronghold of virginia virginia has told us true in the divisiveness that we do not condone hatred and bigotry and. the politics that have torn this country apart. but it's not the fact that democrats have a triumphant election night that's most significant instead what's notable is the
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type of candidate voters embraced were women turned out overwhelmingly particularly in virginia jack to politicians like ed gillespie indorsed by president donald trump he switched completely from the politics that he had in the last couple of years to to being just kind of a nasty trump is a politician and i'm not going to support that. no where the two is the victory of danica rome she made history becoming the first openly transgender person elected to the state legislature. on his twelve day tour of asia trump reacted on twitter he downplayed the democratic successes highlighting a handful of republican wins our republican friends better look out still on capitol hill democratic leaders in the senate and house of representatives celebrated they promised to build on tuesday's momentum by taking back control of
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congress in legislative elections of twenty eight team with even more pushback against the president across the board. electorate paid attention to what was happening and what they see here was not in their interest still poll suggests that donald trump could be reelected in three years' time that's because democrats have spent months attacking truck personally instead of on policy leaving the party deeply divided and without a platform to inspire voters can really help it al-jazeera washington now barack obama returned to his hometown chicago on wednesday for a civic obligation jury duty but the term u.s. president was assigned to a case that wasn't called and and was dismissed for the day less than two hours after turning up he's not the first president to be called to so george w. bush and bill clinton have both reported for duty and. they won for any actual
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truth either. police have seized twelve tons of cocaine from columbia's main drug gang as the largest hole ever in the south american nations long running fight against drug trafficking the cocaine has an estimated value of three hundred sixty million dollars it was found stored underground new border with panama. venezuela's constitution of family has passed a law clamping down on media freedom to prison sentences of up to twenty years for anyone who decides hate or violence through t.v. radio or social media president nicolas maduro and his allies frequently accuse the opposition of promoting hate under the new don't want the state can also order media outlets to broadcast messages it says promote peace. zimbabwe's former wise president emerson long says he's crossed the border into south africa two days after being fired by robert mugabe the president says he could also sack others he
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deems disloyal out of a tossers following events from harare. president robert mugabe wanted to send a clear message to anyone planning to remove him from power for now one faction in the rulings on the party led by the first lady grace mugabe is in charge on monday zimbabwe's leader fired his vice president gore for being disloyal the ninety three year old his managua had a missions to become president. while. these . were. when i got a guy who is a war veteran hasn't been seen in public since he was sacked on wednesday he released a statement saying he's out of the country and that he will return soon to lead
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zimbabweans. zanu p.f. supporters at the solidarity rally insist the world's oldest elected leader will die in office the focus for now is who replace when i got some people. say they want. the party. the country's first lady. to get. maintains a tight grip on power but some analysts warn recent political developments over the question of succession could cause more divisions in the ruling party. weakens the pack because the. years happened you will definitely. well we. know for certain. within the body in a statement when god was said he and his family had been threatened and he accused
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president mugabe of destroying zanu p.f. by making it his own personal property. al-jazeera has. now players from all the thirty countries are taking part in a competition for one of the world's most popular board games family the miller has more from nairobi where world power separates the winners from the losers. a six am run willing to garrus preparing mentally and physically. to defend his title at the twelve world championship of scrabble the world game is serious business for the two hundred fifty players competing in nairobi it's played in twenty nine languages but players here are competing to make the best english words they can seven letters at a time gary is from nigeria he won the last competition held in australia with four hundred forty nine points he's been playing competitively for fifteen years and is
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the first african to win the championship scrabbling through. human development it brings new when we receive so little attention which is why we can report myself to . a current in the coming years to see how we can become more and more prominent as a sport there's no talking and hardly any spectators as players work on each tactical move scrabble mass to say that at the end of a close game these are the tiles you don't want to be left where they often can't be played and could cost you the game. the eighty year old board game is cheap and sold worldwide the bass players say it's about problem solving and quick thinking you have to have really expensive what. was your world of to be strategic in your thinking if you played carelessly you give your open and opportunity to score. or
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if you play out on one you lose five marks to obama's kenyan hurried patel says he's been playing since he was five years old he's competing for a place at the youth world championship in malaysia later this month it is just my hobby like playing with words improving in studies by giving it a high number of position in class so scrabble is just all about studies players from ten african countries are competing this year along with competitors from the united states strayer the united kingdom and bahrain the two players with the most points off to thirty two games will play the final round on sunday the first time on african soil and for whoever is crowned the winner that word is worth at least nine points from al-jazeera nairobi. hello again on one of the prominent are the headlines on al-jazeera the un has
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warned the saudi led coalition it will cause the world's worst famine and decades unless it lifts a blockade on yemen fuel and food prices have skyrocketed since saudi arabia stopped imports aid flights have been prevented from landing iran's president as one of saudi arabia it will achieve nothing by threatening his country has done rouhani has accused riyadh of meddling in other country's affairs and clothing and the resignation of lebanon's prime minister and u.s. president donald trump says he and his chinese counterpart believe there is a solution to the north korea crisis he's been holding talks with paying on the second day of his china. visit trump wants china to put more pressure on pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program the two leaders also oversaw the signing of two hundred fifty fifty three billion dollars in trade deals. discussing trade with the united states knowing that the united states really has to
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change its policies because they've gotten so far behind on trade with china and frankly with many other countries and i have great respect for you for the things you're representing china but it's too bad that past administrations allowed it to get so far out of kilter. but we'll make it fair and it will be tremendous to go out of. the u.k. is international development secretary pre-pubertal has resigned after it was revealed she failed to disclose make sense with israeli officials while on holiday but tale said her actions have fallen below the high standards expected of her position she's the second minister to quit this week. syria's army as well as militia from iraq have encircled and entered the eyesore control town of kemal it is located on syria's border with iraq and as isis lost urban areas in that region
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this video overlays my approach when government media shows fighting in the surrounding area on saturday meanwhile on friday the iraqi army proclaimed victory over the armed group and the border town of time its last urban stronghold in iraq . as the headlines on al-jazeera do stay with us the stream of coming up next. president. ford's relations and strengthen the resolve to confront the threat from north korea but can this visit really. bring you.

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