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this is the news hour live from the headquarters in doha back to bill coming up in the next sixty minutes the race to save survivors after a devastating earthquake along the iran iraq border more than four hundred thirty people have died. myanmar's military did care is it south of committing any atrocities against the rohingya minority in rakhine state also this hour one of the world's most dangerous walks to school the children in yemen forced to cross ground littered with landmines and in sport italy missed the world cup for the first time since one nine hundred fifty eight shock and sadness in the country as a two thousand and six champions have failed to qualify for next year's finals in russia. a desperate search for survivors continues in iran with thousands of people are
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spending a second day without shelter after a powerful earthquake struck near the iraqi border rescue workers have been digging through the rubble pulling out bodies an estimated seventy thousand people have been displaced after their homes collapse in the magnitude seven point three quake iran's president hassan rouhani has struggled to can one shot a province touring the worst affected areas an estimated four hundred thirty people have died and more than seven thousand are injured cynical still reports from that randi khan near the quake's epicenter in northern iraq. day one after sunday's earthquake on the iraq iran border and the community reprise there from the rubble the loudest sounds of morning come from iran's can launch a province more than three hundred of that that lived here thousands more were injured and i was under the rubble of a destroyed war it collapsed on my head infrastructure has been devastated so
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medics improvised in a field iran's government has sent in twenty helicopters and created four field hospitals using trucks of medicine and buses to treat divonne to those whose injuries were too. severe were transferred to the capital wrong there were no facility has no access to electricity no water in the seconds that the earthquake rolled through at nine eighteen on sunday night an estimated seventy thousand people became homeless iran is one of the most systemic active countries in the world several major fault lines cross. in iraq they're less common but this time the destruction across the border the corridor standard brenda hanna was also shaken by sunday's earthquake a few buildings have collapsed and many are badly damaged the government is warning
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people to stay away from the. home of the earthquake hit i was lying in my bed because i wasn't feeling well my son started shouting mom wake up there's an earthquake we all went to the corridor and you could see the house collapsing behind us and hear the sound of things falling. it's many people are still under the rubble communities in iran and iraq are scrambling optimistically to find out. the building was flattened by the earthquake that struck yesterday it fell on a seven member family we managed to rescue only five of them the other two were killed it was the first time i've ever seen an earthquake to define that no one can prevent losses. professionals have been brought in in ever to be they were will see to the death toll rise the area was over the fridge oil economically and politically earth quake has broken their independence. the turkish red
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crescent has deployed fifty five cargo trucks of aid to kurdish held areas of iraq in iran tuesday has been declared a national day of mourning the true cost of the earthquake slowly becoming clear. and let's get an update on the situation from cinema now who joins us from. northern iraq on rescue efforts. yes paula we're in. the morning right now just behind me a very very rubble building which collapsed on sunday during sunday's earthquake and there was to be when it's a in a crowd here but the traffic is kind of busy right now. so i can say the life is kind of quiet and as usual environment behind just the few buildings having collapsed but most of them are badly damaged so people around this and these are always people are leaving their homes for. parts and staying
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outside like like the people in iran but of course. the drama and the graphic side of the story is fully here everything is much quieter people from south. but but i can say that the damages are limits it's compared to iraq thank you very much for that sin and sin and go to live for us in northern iraq in a sin a mention there most of the damage from this earthquake has been in iran where four hundred thirty people have died and. monterrey by gary is the director of the international operations for the iran red crescent society she says her teams have reached most of the affected areas and the priority now is sheltering people from the cult. the focus now on the actually emergency sheltering and food. but the and the solution of the food but the point is that because the wide areas
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reaching to the people it takes a little bit time so we are actually doing our best to accelerate this procedure and to send the items to all of the people we receive the items from our a stocks from the sixteen provincial branches around the areas in order just to not to waste the time so that i can say that all the needed items are now deployed. to the. province it is which is the main province of that severely damaged. and i can say that. our people. they do their most. to reach the people in the different religious now the world news qatar's emir says his country's neighbors have no desire to end of the gulf crisis yet i mean been hammered are funny says
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the blockade in countries underestimate the will of the qatari people found eurabia the united arab emirates preparing any jobs cut ties with qatar in june and imposed a land sea and air blockade. has more. qatar's leader remains defiant describing the blockade imposed as unfair and violating diplomatic norms shift i mean been hammered then he says qatar is willing to start talks but national sovereignty is a red line. as you are all aware has been subjected to an unjust an unlawful measurers that violates all the values and norms established not only among friendly countries but also among enemy by nature of the measures taken and the rhetoric and conduct adopted it has become evident that the blockading countries are not aiming for a solution or settlement it all started in june when saudi arabia the u.a.e.
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bihari and egypt sever diplomatic ties with qatar and imposed a land sea and air blockade they accused qatar of promoting extremism accusations dismissed by the qatari leadership as fabricated lies kuwait and the u.s. are trying to heal the diplomatic aware of it but saudi arabia and its allies say the sanctions against qatar will only be lifted when qatar meets a list of thirteen demands including shutting down the al-jazeera media network closing a turkish military base and downgrading ties with iran. the five month crisis continues but the m.e.'s says the blockade in countries underestimate the will of the qatari people here with her to the series of measures to break the embargo such are starting new shipping routes to ensure food supplies continue.
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qatar in the qataris are capable of thriving and progressing whether the siege ends or not we do not fear being boycotted by these countries we are far better off however vigilant is needed and they have not stopped that the blockade but continue to interfere with our domestic affairs the emea made his speech at the opening session of the parliamentary advisory body called the shura council for the first time i mean appointed for women to the forty five member council last week they'll help draft laws approve the budget and monitor government performance the emir appoints one third of the council to third elected plans for full elections to the council have been delayed for the past nine years qatar's leader we to rater the gulf crisis won't deter his country from pursuing political and economic reforms. i let's bring in our senior political analyst marwan
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bashar iran we heard a defiant tone from the emir today what was his message here who is it directed to and what does it say about where we are in this crisis was a very sobering moment in qatari and regional politics where the emir basically was speaking directly to the consultative council and through it to his people qatar is as well as i would expect to a million or so experts in qatar to say look it doesn't look like there's an end in sight to the crisis the decision countries are not intent on resolving the crisis anytime soon in fact they continue with their attacks on qatar in various forms and various platforms and forums. i don't derision in the world so all in all it's not exactly a call to arms it's actually not a call to on at all but it is a call for preparing for the long term for the long haul he said qatar would
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continue with economic and political reforms they're going to be elections in the shura council he is just one of the positive effects you think of this g.c.c. crisis i think it's very important. it's very it's very interesting how the crisis has effected cutter visibly how the crisis affected the likes of saudi arabia are different there are members here we're seeing more opening towards the expect community. more pluralism within society women are brought into the political process and through the consultative council and there's certainly the call for the elections now they have been called for elections before but this time under the circumstances it looks more likely that it will happen going through the procedures and source of work while in the united arab emirates and saudi arabia the crisis have allowed for further consolidation of power in fact in saudi arabia one could
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trace how the various crises led directly to consolidation of power in the united arab emirates after the crisis you could no longer express opinion for example in solidarity with qatar without being fined or going to prison. so where are we then as far as the mediation in this crisis the emir has said his still open to dialogue we seen a number of envoys in a number of diplomats come through the region most recently the king of morocco is there any progress at all five months on on the diplomatic front you know kuwait certainly expresses frustration that it could not go far enough in resolving this issue and to be honest fully it was clear to everyone without america putting pressure on saudi arabia and you know there was nothing much was going to happen secretary jealous and did come to the region and did try to mediate but for some
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reason i could guess a couple of reasons why but for some reason the american president is not putting his weight and the saudis are allowed to get away with this in return for perhaps buying more arms and and this is again a paradox there will help trump resolve the israel palestine issue. but not the gulf crisis which is kind of phenomenal social eurabia is eager to help the israelis in the peace process but not to help establish some sort of at least resolve issue with one of its brotherly cutlass right very interesting thank you brother lee thank you very much marwan for and marlins got a very interesting piece coming up on our website called the macchiavelli in prince about of the crisis in this region do you have read if you can it's on al-jazeera dot com plenty more ahead on the news hour including u.s. president donald trump heads home from asia with multibillion dollar deals under
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his belt but he leaves behind plenty of anger in the philippines plus the british government is facing resistance as parliament is a bound to discuss the breck set strategy and in sport the world number one finishes the year in a tight amount of style details that are coming up later its. military has cleared itself of committing any atrocities against the rohingya minority in rakhine state during a refugees accused me on march security forces of massacres rape and burning villages but the military says it carried out its own investigation and has found no wrongdoing the army crackdown forced more than six hundred thousand people to flee to bangladesh caught hardly has more from myanmar's capital naypyidaw. released on the myanmar commander in chief's facebook page late on monday the
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investigation an internal investigation carried out by the military here on its actions in the reconstitute over the last couple of months has exonerated itself saying that those who carried out this operation this anti-terrorist operation as they coined it in the western recon states say that they had of themselves within the rules of engagement now this is was met by human rights activists around the world as a white washing of what took place over the last several months in recounting that sent over six hundred thousand range into neighboring bangladesh now it's interesting that they say you know detailed that they didn't carry out any killings murders of innocent civilians no rapes and no torching of villages again this goes directly against what i witness is have been saying in neighboring bangladesh those who have fled now it will be on wednesday rex tillerson the u.s. secretary of state will be visiting here neighbors or the capital will be meeting with top military officials rex tillerson already met on the sidelines of aussie on down in the philippines with on song suchi the civilian leader of this nation rex
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tillerson tomorrow on wednesday with meeting with the military leaders will be interesting to hear what comes out of that if anything we really haven't heard any schedule we haven't been notified of any public statements to come out of those meetings canada's prime minister meanwhile has met myanmar on time some jihad v.s.e. and some aid just in general says he highlighted concerns about the treatment of the voting in minority. canada will continue to support our c.n.c. humanitarian political efforts to find a sustainable and just solution to the ongoing crisis and we will also continue to work with the governments of myanmar and bangladesh to allow for the safe return of displaced peoples during my excellent discussions with the state councilor we discussed the importance of the recommendations put forth in the final report of the advisory commission on the rakhine state which will help chart the path forward towards a peaceful resolution of the conflict and we discussed how canada can help achieve
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this goal and joe says he also talks about human rights where the philippines president rodrigo teddy alice something us president on failed to do and it led to angry scenes in manila protesters called for trying to go home after they failed to condemn detect his war on the illegals illegal drugs trade across burned a giant u.s. flag. donald trump is on his way home now after declaring his twelve day trip to asia a success but some americans disagree white house correspondent kimberly hawk it looks back on the president's longest foreign toy yet. he promised to speak frankly to the chinese reassure japan over is north korean fears and deliver a strong message on trade in the end president donald trump's messages were modeled at best. on his trip to tokyo trump checked all the right boxes on security in north korea visiting with families of people abducted by the regime but will
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a lay in japan's fears about a north korean attack he later insulted kim jong un personally in a tweet even suggesting in the same tweet he may someday want to meet the north korean leader visiting china the president took no questions from the press at beijing's request something they always ask of u.s. presidents but are not always granted and well he talked tough on chinese trade it was this remark that got the most attention after all. who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country. for the benefit of its citizens i give china great credit. indeed many analysts believe china not the united states emerged as an even bigger power following the trip will trump criticized asian trade practices she praised open
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markets but he's got a lot of cash that he's throwing around asia and so a lot of countries they are wary but they also are beneficiaries of that comes another problem many presidents in the past have used foreign travel to downplay domestic trouble trump did the opposite he failed to press the issue again of russian meddling in the twenty sixteen u.s. election when meeting with russian president vladimir putin every time he sees me he says i didn't do that and i believe i really believe that when he tells me that he means it that prompted widespread criticism forcing trump to clarify his remarks during a press conference i believe that he feels that he and russia did not meddle in the election as to whether i believe it or not i'm with our agencies in the philippines the trumpet ministrations said it raised the issue of president rod rico to territories human rights abuses but that claim was later denied by two terror taste
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spokesman still donald trump is promising a major policy announcement on trade on wednesday a potential chance to correct what many believe may have been a missed opportunity abroad kimberly held at al-jazeera washington venezuela has begun to default on its foreign debt vice president tadic samy met with creditors on monday but failed to reach an agreement the oil rich country was seeking a refinancing and restructuring of its debt which is estimated to be one hundred fifty billion dollars. britain's parliament is about to begin a lengthy and contentious debates on proposed laws to wreck said the conservative government is facing stiff resistance including from within prime is to teresa mayes own party politicians are finding hundreds of proposed amendments says go to al-jazeera is needs baka who is outside the houses of parliament in london so i'm
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sure this is going to be a very lengthy process talk us through what they'll be debating in parliament. well we are at the start of a days of fierce debate over the withdrawal bill that really sets the tone and shapes the landscape of what the u.k. will look like post breaks it dates and to the committee stage and the creation of laws in the u.k. that station only happens behind closed doors with because of the seriousness of this bill is happening in a packed chamber of m.p.'s expects the details of the bill to be pored over a line by line point by point to highlight any possible problems normal political divisions between rival political parties a some won't push to the side think of it more as rivalry between political factions crossbench of functions on either side of those traditional political divides coalitions hoping formed between those who want to remain in the e.u.
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others who prefer a hard breaks and those who prefer a softer breaks it to tackle some of these points in the bill head on some of the sticking points include but the desire among some m.p.'s for a deal on what's going to happen to the role of the european court of justice post breaks in there been some complaints about the so-called henry the eighth powers that would allow the government to great legislation without the normal kind of parliamentary scrutiny the m.p.c. used to the government says those kind of powers are necessary because of the volume of laws that need to be created jameco been a leader of the opposition labor party says it amounts very much to a power grab but there has been one key concession from david davis the brics it secretary who is offering parliament a vote on a final deal but the quick big question really is is this enough to quell rebellion from within the ruling conservative party's own ranks thank you for that need me back on my forests in london. to syria now more than sixty people
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have been killed in a rebel held town in the north the terry for human rights says three strikes hit a market in the countryside of. one of the so-called deescalation zones which were agreed between turkey russia and iran it's not clear who is responsible for the strikes or sounding john it has more from a turkey syria border. activists are reporting that the death toll in the three airstrikes in northern town of atar of have risen sharply dozens of people have been killed and more than one hundred have been wounded activists suspect that these were russian or syrian government air strikes which targeted a busy marketplace in the northern countryside of aleppo province which is also close to the positions that have been taken by turkish soldiers in the province that's only about thirty kilometers away from this place. it's not clear whether it was russian or syrian jets which carried out the strikes but activists are saying
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that they're taking the number of people who've been injured to various hospitals in. the province it's interesting to note that these strikes happen the two leaders who have guaranteed safe corridors and inside syria the escalation zone so to speak where civilians will be targeted will meeting president putin and erdogan showed satisfaction over the progress in syria while these airstrikes happen to us are saying that the opposition fighters have alleged that government jets and forces have been targeting their positions in southern and northern to try and consolidate their positions as deeds the escalation zones have come into effect obviously these areas fall out of the deescalation zones and opposition fighters are saying that this is an excuse by the regime to consolidate its position as the syrian government says it will continue to go after what it calls terror. it's. some news
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just in and lebanon's prime minister has said he will return to lebanon in just two days saad hariri tweeted this just moments ago he tweeted i am fine and returning to lebanon in the next two days the prime minister resigned from his position in riyadh last week accusing hezbollah his political rivals of destabilizing lebanon but there's been speculation that some solder really resigned against his will and that he's being held against his will in saudi arabia lebanon's prime minister now saying that he's fine on his twitter page and that is returning to beirut in two days earlier hariri met. with the head of lebanon's maronite church in riyadh patriarch bashar rai is the first lebanese official to visit the kingdom since hariri sudden resignation more than a week ago. time now for the wild
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weather wave everton folks we've got some stormy weather to talk about early in the central part of the mediterranean has been pretty rough here over the last few days more that as we go through the next few days actually could see this cold of cloud this little clutch of storms which have been rumbling away same system actually made its way across the alps earlier on in the other than the way came coming through the weekend and brought a fair amount of snow in lots of heavy rain coming through here more thundery downpours large hail possibility of tornadoes all tied in with this area of low pressure really is a stationary feature this one it produced eighty seven millimeters of rain in venice. as a result of that we've seen a little bit of flooding in and around and it's very choppy waters here strong winds as well and going to keep the winds the winds will remain a feature of the region as we go on through the next few days little further inland what it's been about the snow on the high ground along the five centimeters of snow here in the space twenty four hours and we got
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a nice snow picture to show years but a little bit of chaos as one would expect but no great amount but basic conditions at times for some well keep that rain and snow in the next couple of days around central parts there was some over the high ground particularly over towards the balkans and just notice we have also got some very heavy rain coming into greece really. i've written thank you very much for the. families of victims of war crimes in libya take their case to the international criminal court in the hague plus. reporter from austria on the return of the warden. exposing the toy construction and. portland and there and is using st. paul is it when they're on line we were in hurricane winds full almost like thirty
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this is the news hour on al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories the search for survivors continues in iran where thousands of people are spending a second day without shelter after sunday's earthquake a national day of mourning spin held for the estimated four hundred thirty bringing two were killed near the border with iraq the emir of qatar says locating countries have no desire to end of a five month old gulf crisis and they are underestimating the will of the country people i mean been hammered on funny says qatar is willing to start talks but it won't be dictated to or surrender its sovereignty and military leaders in myanmar have cleared soldiers of committing any atrocities against the rohingya minority
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some of the six hundred thousand refugees who fled to bangladesh accused security forces of burning villages carrying out massacres and great. now lawyers for victims of suspected war crimes in libya have filed a suit at the international criminal court over what they say are ongoing atrocities they accuse renegade generally for half time and forces loyal to him of carrying out mass executions and torture. hard reports from tripoli. the crimes allegedly committed by forces loyal to or in a good general hurley for have to in libya have caused anger locally and internationally mahmoud it will fully one of have to as a leading officers is wanted by the international criminal court for war crimes including killing without trial. the failure to arrest him highlights a major challenge his case and used to realty play the country the court has enough
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evidence to prove that have to is the commander the superior of war fairly and that's what fota said in her statement before the security council when she had to have to go to a rest there were fairly and hand them over to the libyan authorities so he can be handed over to the court so. without with video or without video it's proven that he is the superior over or fairly and thus the doctrine of command this possibility he will be held responsible thirty six bodies were found last month in what appears to be mass murder in the village of libya are about seventy kilometers east of the city of benghazi the areas controlled by forces loyal to general have turtle the corpses had gunshots to the head and signs of torture witnesses say the victims who were arrested by have to his forces months ago and haven't been heard of since have to the supporters have been repeatedly accused of committing
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atrocities since is that any good general launch it operation dignity in two thousand and fourteen a campaign he said or drive out armored groups of from libya last march pictures imagine a legit lee showing have to his forces and earthing graves of opponents mutilating the corpses and sitting some on fire in a district west of one of the. victims of families have been denouncing what they say are trial cities again as civilians him. and several human rights organizations have been accused to have to the forces of committing crimes against humanity. some suspect after his forces will continue with impunity because history is supported by regional and international powers including egypt united arab emirates france and russia since the fall of moammar gadhafi lawlessness and impunity have
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created a breeding ground for committing atrocities in libya it will be up to a court to decide whether hefted forces and their commanders are responsible for war crimes they remain at large and tracking them down and putting them in jail is expected to be a difficult task if the ever are convicted. tripoli the united nations humanitarian coordinator in yemen has called on the saudi led coalition to open all seaports into the country as a matter of urgency aid groups are preparing to send much needed supplies to yemen after the coalition said it will start reopening some of the air and sea ports saudi arabia impose a blockade a week ago after who three rebels fired a missile at riyadh the u.n. is warning millions of people could die in the world's worst famine in decades unless some measures are lifted completely deliveries are waiting to leave djibouti for yemen speak to al-jazeera as monitored doors in djibouti
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a refugee camp for you many is. in djibouti at tell us about the conditions where you are for these refugees. well follow the markers it. is a pale shadow or what it used to be in general last year when we were here there were about six thousand also refugees now there are only a five thousand and two hundred refugees left in that calm it doesn't mean that all of them have gone back and trolls and thirteen walls on. i mean. the wall them to the competition's of the come most of the people who live in this company they're going to all walk tall man have rented accommodation all they are going to. have it's only the poorest of the poor who still
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remain in the companies who cannot afford to rent accommodation that come in the capital and they're complaining that they do not have enough food it's only that they get about four kilograms of rice pasta hossam and they say this is not enough had there been any new arrivals monod since the beginning of the dark age. well yes the. national. agencies they have reduced to about one hundred people who come from particularly. a town where the conflict is happening and which is under the control of the who the fighters we spoke to a family of five who arrived just yesterday and they told us that they have been forced to leave is because of shortages of not only prudent
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fuel but also must of insecurity that they say has made life quite unbearable so people still cling in that very few want to stay here and in terms of the aid agencies are saying that they're still waiting for the green light from the so that led coalition and just the amount of time but they're ready and making sure that they're ready to move as soon as they get the green light one that i don't reporting there live from djibouti on the humanitarian situation in yemen now not only is there an acute lack of aid but the conflict has left yemen littered with landmines many of them were planted deliberately to kill civilians bennett's myth has that story. it's perhaps the most dangerous walk to school in the world because every step these children in yemen take could be their last to get the class they must walk through a minefield. this school or what's left of it is in time
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a yemeni city that is one of the major front lines in the battle for control of yemen's. it's been besieged for two and a half years by who's the forces loyal to former president ali abdullah saleh they planted the mines when they controlled this area. we're asking the your thirty's to remove these mines we've got so many students we can't control all of them and anyway they're so young and at the back of the school all the windows are shattered . much of the school was blown up by the who think fighters as they were pushed from this part of ties by a saudi led coalition that is supporting ousted president abt rubber mansell hardy the school teachers have tried to block pathways where they think there might be mines and the mining teams have made attempts to clean up the area but lots of metal debris in the soil the mine detecting equipment didn't work effectively and there are still landmines in the school grounds the demining teams weren't able to detect them all because of all the rubble around here so asking the government and
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humanitarian organizations to lend a hand the mines pose a direct threat to the students' lives larken day after an estimated quarter of a million mines planted in yemen the government says one hundred thousand of them are in ties yemen banned their use in one thousand nine hundred eight but didn't destroy its stockpiles as required by international law in the last two years those mines have killed more than six hundred yemenis and maimed another thousand bernard smith al jazeera and i saw has claimed responsibility for a suicide blast outside a camp used by security forces in yemen and so assad bomber detonated a car packed with explosives in the southern port city of aden at least six people were killed and several others injured in the attack. deepening political crisis following a threat by the military to intervene in who replaces president robert mugabe the
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latest trigger was a firing of the vice president in a move that is expected to pave the way for the president's wife grace mugabe to succeed him but now her followers have hit back at his supporters how expats. some regard it as a standoff between the old guard and the new on the one side a youth faction law to grace mugabe the wife of the long time president on the other some of those who fought for the country's independence military leaders including general constantine chinwag a scene has been loyal to the ousted vice president and defense minister. to. benefit from his one. with the former minister of defense and. the current. general chiwenga spoke to reporters twenty four hours earlier when the military will intervene if the targeting of former war fighters continues.
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is that the party must be exposed and fished out. zimbabwe's military leadership is powerful but usually stays silent not this time. the general spoke out a week after his ally. was sacked as vice president and expelled from the ruling zanu p.f. party it's understood his ousting followed a route with the president's wife grace mugabe. when a gag was removal it's been seen as boosting the first lady's leadership. the factual dispute in the ruling party is nothing new with the ailing president forced to publicly intervene last year when the g forty or generation forty section clashed with the war veterans within the zanu p.f. . faction that fractured. shattered.
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well mugabe is the world's oldest leader at ninety three years old having been in power for nearly forty years and securing zimbabwe's independence throughout his time in office has counted on low support from the military the army has always maintained it would only support candidates to succeed him who fought in the independence war. crisis fifty two year old wife is not only new veteran the latest is pushing roman garb and a difficult position ahead of the zanu p.f. conference next month and i hope. well for more on the political situation in zimbabwe let's speak to george jose zimbabwe political analyst has live from london thank you so much for being with us first of all what are we to make of this warning by general chiwenga how much support does he have within the army and how likely is it that the army could actually step into this crisis well it's not so
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much about where the general general showing his support it's rather i think the best a better way of thinking about this is to think of a number of positions inside some creative i mean i don't there is no such thing as a political institution that is no tendencies of factions and so it does just not real right i think and i think and i think people confuse the difference between loyalists and the positions of principled positions full army general even some powerful army generals did back former vice president emerson want to gondar to succeed mugabe and after publicly said that they will not allow anyone who did not fire any one thousand nine hundred independents water also what are we to make of that. well i was trying to lay out the ground was suggesting that there are number of powerful constituencies that make up the right of which the military or people
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draw their genealogies for the national bridge movement are one their number of them you couldn't destroy xaus they're just there and i think the ones the drop their geneology from the national from the liberation war longer central old guard deep are in the biography of the m.p.'s so those people who describe themselves in relation to the history of the liberation war appear for the most part to be the dominant factor and their tikal of themselves in relation to those people who also grew out of an earthman bubble can be traced way back to one hundred sixty four and his entry into the national liberation struggle is that long so the alliances are rooted in the history of the actual version of itself what about the the us wing zimbabwe's you think that is an o.p.'s use we might have ever criticized mugabe black face support grace mccarthy. well nobody is nobody in that nobody is all
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posed to the idea of intergenerational politics is about where the question is what does this new mean and i think the uncertainty invent the uncertainty people have both with and involved with is that they don't know how to do to be in the driving seat that's how the argument is playing itself out also because they kind of qualities are around for the best relative but i don't think is simply to do with those personalities is to do with what these new younger generation thinks of its present and in the future and there lies the question about whether it is a bug driven by the national the unfinished business of the master liberation movement or just or they are just another neoliberal outfit and if you look at it that way then you are be able to see what the law is the court decision with george sherry what about the opposition the m.d.c. are they gaining at all as a benefiting from these divisions within than o.p.'s. when not to talk because they
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are the very very over the last twenty years the m.d.c. the opposition but ziff failed to bruges to produce a counter-narrative an alternative that speaks to the material conditions of love wins that's won the second thing from the begin the moment they were born the sort of starve themselves as if they were opposed to the land distribution programme and they loved this imbruglia programme is a constitutive is iconically defines where people stand where people go politically in politics so as long as they are seen as not being part and parcel of the material conditions that i think the majority of people they lost the plot the second thing they're viewed is if they're spawned by the former west that means they're already employed now the dominance of zonal on the political landscape or is not in question what you see is really a leadership context taking place zoom up with very interesting indeed very good to
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talk to thank you so much and for sharing your insight well as george shearing joining us there from london. ahead on al-jazeera in sports the n.f.l. on pie hole will never go on a game again to stay with us. welcome
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back as delegates meet for the cup twenty three climate summit in germany much of the focus is on ways to implement the paris canada court and reduce greenhouse gas emissions the concrete jungles of the world cities are huge sources to emissions
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due in part to their construction but now some architects are reverting to one of the oldest forms of building material which has cheaper faster and more sustainable reports from austria. in the austrian zillah tell they've been building houses out of wood for as long as anybody can remember but now the global demand for timber construction is soaring business is booming at the bin to hold sole mill every day twenty thousand trees go through the system six million trees a year the scale of production is staggering and it's not a trend it's a mainstream and i think that the mainstream arrives because we have a big change worldwide of back to the nature absolutely everyone is talking about green living much of the wood is compressed into products known as cross laminated
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timber or c l t incredibly strong and durable and surprisingly fire resistant. it is the material of choice of more and more architects around the world especially in the u.k. like this residential development in dalston in london it's faster to put up than traditional construction materials and five times lighter we don't tend to think of the carbon footprint of our buildings but concrete and steel production is actually responsible for up to eighty percent of global emissions. really suck in c o two and when the timber is used for construction read the carbon remains the way. nearly all been the holds to make comes from within one hundred kilometer radius all sustainably produced air is a felled off the fifty or sixty years of growth and then tree regenerate sorted by
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size and quality the logs are huge into planks to be used around the world and for more local projects. architect thomas uses e.l.t. for many of his designs. that it's in that the big advantage of it is that it presents new possibilities with the traditional way of building the carpenter creates in a three day plan and sends it to the sales team machine for the parts to be made then it's all put together like a puzzle on site at the sawmill anything that is not turned into timber is burned to supply district heating for nearby communities and electricity to the national grid there is next to no waste in the whole process. the wooden age may not yet have returned but mankind's original construction material is making a definitive comeback and the clock al-jazeera zillah tell austria. the right time to catch up on his far and know italy in the next shocking shocking italy
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manager and young hero venture has apologised for his side's failure to qualify for next year's world cup in russia it's the first time in six decades that the four time champions missed out on football's biggest event the wellings has more it's been described in the italian media as a national tragedy even an apocalypse finally to reach the world cup finals for the first time since one nine hundred fifty eight has hit italy hard. needed to overturn a one nil deficit against sweden in the second leg of their play off in milan but a night of frustration ended with a goal is to draw on delimitation for the fourth time champions of the world it's more the match did not make sense since your had a team that didn't deserve to be on the pitch the team could have done much much better than us yes. if it doesn't show the hunger the will to win everybody was saying that we were strong but it's not true sweden is going through and we're going home. it's disgusting the world cup context without italy it just can't take
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. yes absolutely apologize for the result but not for the effort we put in our desire to win but for the result absolutely yes and that's the main thing that counts i know. despite having a contract until twenty twenty venture was positioned looked instantly untenable with a wave of criticism for his failure to make the changes that would bring italy the gold i desperately needed he hangs on to his job for now. and there will need to be a new era for italian football but experienced players now with charlie my need a hugely respected guy. whose international career is over after an extraordinary one hundred seventy five appearances over twenty years he lifted the world cup in two thousand and six but the class of twenty seventeen does not possess that quality the president of seventy four. seventy nine.
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in the world but is still thirty nine the average. age of the team was thirty one so i think there is now. for every new while while sweden celebrates its earlier not the only significant casualties of a brutal world cup qualifying campaign the usa chile and netherlands are among those who won't be in russia but italy had the highest expectations but always expect to mount a serious challenge for the trifecta this time that we mere spectators they were. ireland's coach is urging his players to draw inspiration from their euro two thousand and sixteen playoff success out of their world cup showdown with denmark there at home for the second leg on tuesday after holding the danes to a goalless draw in copenhagen in twenty fifteen ireland be bossy herzegovina double and after drawing first like i normally takes
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a second score or so the minute the calls for the game. erratic it's a lot of things running. relatives extra time rockets penalty kicks and things like that so one chance for we may need a couple of goals of the game as well too because to keep like denmark for for two games might be tough. now we talk about a game that takes us to the world cup's of course we have to fight in the mentality to go through that as well even though it goes to jack's a time or the end of the game so sure we can fight with them if they want to fight then we take that up but that's not our game plan is to get it down play on the floor and move them around and then hopefully be called before that on the worst coach jorge luis pinto has accused australia espionage ahead of the first leg of their world cup qualifier says australia used a drone to film his team's training sessions the honduran national football federation posted footage of the alleged incident on twitter on the wrist of the socceroos on wednesday in the deciding leg of their intercontinental play off the
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scores are level at melle mel after the first game. but the incident is an embarrassment to such an advanced country when australia came to one juror they checked every bathroom every box at the stadium where they trained the video show more than i think a drone can show and it takes some of the merits away from the fans place and the sporting event this jew to be held that is world number one rafa nadal has pulled out of the season ending a.t.p. finals after losing his opening match the spaniard who has been struggling with a knee injury was defeated by david goffin seven six six seven six four on monday london that outwith the paris masters ten days ago with the same issue the thirty one year old has never won the need to play for a white appearing in the time. i had the commitment with would be banned in the city with myself i tried hard. i didn't think that i had to
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do that i had to be ready to play but i am really no way to blame i. i really fight that a lot during the match but. probably it was a big chance to be the last match of the season. le bron james helped the cleveland cavaliers come from a twenty four point deficit to defeat the new york knicks one hundred four to one hundred one and the portland trailblazers beat the denver nuggets at home to snap a two game losing streak use of nurture and c.j. mccollum each scored seventeen points a piece to lead portland to one hundred and one to ninety seven victory. the fans who go to watch live sports will know their role always keep your eye on the ball one and f.l. empire will never turn his back on the play again after this fire jeff rice was blindsided on a punt return during denver's game with new england and landed on his hat he was later card off the field by medical staff and that's all your sport more later
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