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recently in all clint we've seen pale reports in social media and these little storms here doesn't look very active have to say there's a circulation building but the full cost of thursday is a fine one for north and southbound yes it might be bright rob and sunny twenty one in oakland on friday look at that big second i should you're bringing down tropical air this looks potentially very wet for the south you are the nicer it is.
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that's the news hour live from london coming up. troops on the streets as zimbabwe's military takes power confining president mugabe to his home in harare. lebanese prime minister saad hariri is invited to france he is expected to arrive in the coming days with his family. mourning is my new tradition was killing an average of one hundred thirty yemeni children a day before saudi arabia blockaded the country's ports. scientists say classes in the french alps are heating up so fast they threaten to wipe out popular tourist resorts. and install of a when a shark this isn't to host the twenty two it is the rugby world cup the votes going france's way despise an official recommendation to south africa sixth place the event.
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zimbabwe's military has confined president robert mugabe to his home after taking control of the country soldiers are patrolling the capital harare and heavy gunfire and explosions were heard earlier but the military denies it's a coup the takeover follows a bitter battle over who will succeed the ninety three year old president which split the ruling zanu p.f. party into two main factions but the cost groups support sacked vice president and then god while the younger g forty group backs mugabe's unpopular wife grace and time mcgarvey ali and i mean and has strong support among the armed forces it was his second last week in favor of grace which led to the military action reports from harare. parts of harare are now on lockdown and soldiers in army have blocked roads to government offices parliament and the courts people say they are
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cautiously waiting to see what happens next many are relief so far there has been little violence i can see however moving as usual no more business. moving around freely. the country's war veterans say they have had enough of president robert mugabe many helped keep him in power for nearly forty years we. should have been recalled from is a row as the president insisted. the mob his army said on wednesday the president robert mugabe and his wife are safe in their private residence south africa's president jacob zuma said he was concerned about the situation in a phone call with zuma mugabe confirmed he was fine we would like to call for calm and restraint. particularly to the defense force and also to the two forces in zimbabwe i have also. conducted he said president mugabe.
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whom i had time to to talk. and he is fine but confined in his home zuma plans to send a special envoy to the country. the crisis began on tuesday with reports of military vehicles rolling towards the capital good morning the army gave a statement on state television insisting the situation is not a military takeover we are only targeting criminals are only. committing crimes that are causing social and economic suffering in the country in order to bring them to justice hours after issuing the statement the army again restated its position. the state run newspaper printed a special edition on wednesday are in it the army says president robert mugabe is still head of state and commander in chief. zimbabweans of only known one leader
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since one thousand nine hundred eighty the mugabe family is an institution some people love the president and his wife grace mugabe are the say over the years the mugabe's have destroyed the economy this is uncharted territory for the country zimbabwe's military has said soldiers will only return to the barracks when all those accused of trying to destabilize and destroy the party from within have been arrested. al-jazeera. and smith looks at the political background that led to this military intervention. the stakes are just got higher in the battle for who will succeed zimbabwe's ninety three year old president last week robert mccarthy fired his deputy as he spoke his politically ambitious wife grace was by his side. president mccarthy said vice president emerson had started consulting witch doctors to find out when i was going to die the news was delivered to a crowd of supporters from the youth wing of the ruling party zanu p.f.
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youth wing is loyal to mrs mcgarvie she's the most prominent face of a faction called g forty. with a man pushed aside was honing his political skills when grace mccarthy was still in high school. is nicknamed the crocodile his ability to survive he's closely aligned with the military and a veteran of the struggle against british rule that counts for a lot in zimbabwe grace mcgovern was probably learning very quickly but not fast enough you know she would lose her temper and she would be screaming at these people this goes back to twenty fourteen when joyce majeure who was vice president then was dumped and emerson and a guy were the guy who was dumped but is now back. was was was with that you know with grace so he's a very very fluid shifting fraction of fights going on the military intervention comes as a boy faces another economic crisis people sleep outside banks because there's
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a chronic shortage of currency they want to be first in line for restricted access to their money and employment is estimated to between sixty and ninety percent this is created and an economic collapse because the last time that mugabe was really under threat was that towards the end of the one nine hundred ninety s. and then the so-called war veterans pushed him into a corner and he said well i need your support go and get twenty percent of the land and i'll go for that and you know that created an economic crisis as wrong. garbage has aged the struggle for his successor has intensified but all the while everyone has been careful to publicly show deference to a president who is held in high regard by most and barbarians. mcgarvie forty faction does not command the same respect now that the army has stepped in but faction may have gambled and lost bernard smith al-jazeera. over the years many zimbabweans have left their country because of political persecution and
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economic factors many of them have found a new home in south africa tony page has been gauging the reaction to his back. this busy bus stop is the first for many zimbabweans arriving in south africa every day passes come and go to zimbabwe's made centers caring people and essential is in short supply via. the v.a. and as among the zimbabweans we spoke to who hope military intervention means she will one day go home permanently since the army took power. into now the president is now on from this it's. just a because it's now in the hands of africa trying to sell this to enforce a that i can feed my family i think what he's done up in the mouth is what it was it's not where means we have to be and we have tried to been called to my brother
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by the way we already went because our country we don't enjoy to stay in our country and it's uncertain how many zimbabweans are in south africa as the statistics aren't reliable but in the last census one point seven million people were foreign nationals most likely to be zimbabwean here to work and for political reasons some of the zimbabweans here don't want to talk to us because this kid some opposition parties should leave the seclusion others simply because they're about to get on a bus to go home so that i want to be critical it's clear exactly what's happening . some say they feel pessimistic about any change leaving a potential new leader my only look after the interests of a few elites just coming out on others but most zimbabweans we spoke to agreed it isn't the military nor politicians who should be in control but people like them the voters we must. return to question that has been so that the
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people of zimbabwe elected government of the our choice and everyone here is hoping the next text or call from home is good news tanya page out there at johannesburg. joining me from washington d.c. is river neighbor getty he's a former u.s. ambassador to the african union thank you very much indeed for taking time to join us just to put to you what developments happen in the last few minutes the head of the youth wing of zimbabwe's ruling party has publicly apologized on state television to the military which has seized power how significant is that apology well i think it's very significant in a number of ways first of all as we know that the youth wing has actually been very supportive of grace mugabe in the g. forty movement secondly it's significant that he felt the need to apologize to the military that has ceased power or least as a minimum has seized control of state organs of the spike the fact they claim that
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president mugabe is still head of state third it's also significant that that he made those statements on state television. and not withstanding his claims that he made those statements really it does in my view suggest that this situation may be moving more towards consolidation of power behind whomever the military may back as opposed to return to some sort of politically negotiated settlement although it is still very early days yet and and on that point of who the military right back is it your impression that. is going to be the. well it's very clear that they don't back president given that he is essentially now under house arrest but it's also recognizable that they they understand that he still enjoys a fair amount of support amongst large members of the of the country clearly vice president. deep roots in deep support throughout the entirety of the security
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apparatus of zimbabwe not only the military but also the c.e.o. of the central intelligence organization and i think that the crucial question to watch the next few days is whether or not the southern african development community or sat it as well as the a you could help negotiate some sort of return to a constitutional order that will allow zimbabweans to have a say in who the next leader is or whether or not we will see a more consolidation of power behind most likely ever some minutemen and god potentially with the support of the security forces and when you mention the regional element here what about what's your impression of what the regional players want as an outcome i mean aside from this of a deal something that's peaceful is it your impression that the old guard is actually easier for them to deal with than than than than an the new the political establishment. well in some ways if you take it face value again what president zuma said on behalf of sadek and also the statement from the chairperson
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of the african union commission then one has to assume that what they want at a minimum is not as for this coup not to lead towards a permanent. settlement that is to say for their for the spoils of the coup not to be rewarded to submit to god or anybody else they are clear that these sorts of non constitutional changes of government are not to be tolerated not in southern africa not in africa as a whole but the fear of course is that there will be so much maneuvering inside zimbabwe that that the that sadeq in the african union will not hold fast to that principle and that you might see some sort of fig leaf to go she should that could lead to many gaga holding consolidating power and the ultimate question is whether or not and how hard the other countries in the region led by south africa as well as other. countries when backed by the african union will hold true to their principles in helping to return way to a democratic order former u.s.
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ambassador to. thank you very much indeed it times. my pleasure thank you. coming up on the news hour. the u.n. says up to a million children in syria have been orphaned and at risk of being indoctrinated by armed groups. is a catastrophic flooding in iraq after cracks appear in a major damage caused by sunday's earthquake. in sport australia shoot for a place at the world cup in russia sometimes the. french president says he's invited the lebanese prime minister saad hariri and his family to spend a few days in paris so they'll travel there in the coming days he called it an act of friendship not an offer of political exile invited harry after speaking of saudi
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arabia's crown prince harry announced his surprise resignation in riyadh last saturday on to criticism from iran and the lebanese group hezbollah or that the move had been made under duress earlier lebanon's president michel i would accuse saudi arabia of holding her really and his family hostage. but this is an act of aggression against lebanon this is a violation of the vienna convention in the bill of rights this isn't a resignation this is an aggression on our independence sovereignty and our dignity but actually butler has more from paris. the french president a man or mark karr has invited her riri and his family to paris for a few days now what is saying is that this is not an offer of political exile it is simply a friendly gesture now he says he's discussed this with the saudi crown prince and he has discussed it with hariri him self and an elisa a source tells us that hariri
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is expected in france in the coming days i was interesting because it comes just a day after hariri sent out a tweet indicating that he was going to return to lebanon in the next few days but i'm unaware of calls made a very clear that he really should be able to return to lebanon whenever he wants to that he should be or have freedom of movement now what we've seen over the last few days is the french president really becoming involved in stepping up his efforts to try and deescalate this crisis to try and mediate the french foreign minister is in riyadh the lebanese foreign minister was in paris meeting on tuesday and then of course last week eman or michael paid that surprise visit to the saudi crown prince in riyadh and what marco was doing is really using france as a position a country that has pretty good relations with all sides to try and talk to all sides because mark also says it's essential to keep the dialogue open and there's no doubt that as a young and new president in france he is seizing this opportunity to make his mark on the international stage yemeni officials are denying reports that the sounded
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coalition has allowed ships in to deliver much needed aid on monday saudi arabia said it will start reopening some yemeni ports and airport closed the martyr hoofy rebels fired a missile at riyadh last week and officials at her data port the main entry point for aid so it remains shut down and report. you can hear the wind blowing and the chirping of birds at this port and who died but what you don't hear much of is this. signs that shipments of critical supplies such as food and medicine are arriving in yemen saudi arabia sealed off all ports of entry almost two weeks ago as writer mark there are going to stop. the pork lost more than seventy percent of his operations poverty and starvation are now the headlines on the saudi led coalition has falsely claimed they have opened the port to aid vessels. saudi arabia says the blockade is intended to cut off
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smugglers arming the rebels they've given assurances that they'll allow humanitarian aid to continue to flow yemenis say it's obvious shipments aren't arriving last five academy about twelve to thirteen thousand truckers are now out of work we know that the closure is meant by the coalition to bring the yemeni people to their means but yemeni people will never knew but to go out the u.n. is calling for a lifting of the blockade and warns yemen could suffer the worst fan mean in decades that would add to already widespread suffering two and a half years of war has only exacerbated poverty in what was already the poorest country in the middle east you know on a map and they are in a number that we are facing a real exhausting life conditions none of the government authorities are relief organizations are reaching out to us diseases us spending and the children are
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getting sick we cannot afford to eat how can we afford to cheat them or buy medicine is a crisis aid agencies say they're desperate to address but can't natasha going to al-jazeera. save the children says almost four hundred thousand children in yemen are in desperate need of treatment for acute malnutrition but he says aid and she sees are struggling to reach them because of the funding shortfalls the cholera outbreak and obstructions by the warring parties even before saudi arabia blocked access to airports and ports around the country decimated that fifty thousand malnourished children under the age of five would die this year an average of one hundred thirty a day thais and her data governorates suffering the most with ten thousand children predicted to die this year in each region and our children have we could immune systems make them more likely to contract and die from diseases like cholera and pneumonia russia more as is the director of operations at save the children image
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we spoke to her of our skype from sana earlier and she said the main port of her data as well as the airport must be reopened immediately well for the moment no aid supplies is getting and our humanitarian supplies are loving and they. are the import that opened two days ago but it's not enough it is not a place for data or. for to remain closed when i tell you our flies are not allowed in our hour there is no supplies in the country they sufficient to respond to the increasing needs. people need assistance immediately they need food they need treatment and children they need assistance they are unable to. sustain their health. in this dire situation and as a humanitarian we need to have the supplies delivered so the country and delivered to our health facilities to our treatment centers immediately as soon as possible
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before it's too amazing and today we're talking about fifty thousand children estimated to die of malnutrition by the end of the year but if this blockade is not lifted immediately there will be more children dying and had to be very hard to contain this situation will have thirty five thousand yemenis have fled to djibouti since the war started two and a half years ago many of them are unwilling to stay in a camp in the north of the country due to poor conditions and harsh weather we haven't had a report. this is the most because they come for yemeni refugees in the dusty poor town of. it's a place many don't want to stay long. the sweltering heat and through some storms are driven most of the residents to town of the capital djibouti about two hundred kilometers away those who are chosen to stay say.
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difficult which is to flee certain death in yemen only to face us law and here we have nothing with just six kilograms of fry sperm month it's far from enough. at one point this camp was home to six thousand refugees many of them have left to rent accommodation they that in all the town or in the capital djibouti yet others have retired to yemen prefunding the us something told the war zone to life in this country. they ignored warnings from the un refugee agency the un that the security situation is still. yet the must have his security and shut it off some basic supplies in yemen is forcing many more refugees to cross the sea. said to her son another three children have just arrived at the moment because they come from the city of ties which is under the control of the fight. now.
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there are no electricity or water in a city we had no source of livelihood and there are diseases we live in fear for our lives every single day. others say they're fleeing forced crippling of young men by who fighters. those how do i but the mark because it comes up just days ago we're going to hear that. these were forcing us to join their militias and wanted to use us in their fighting they were telling us to join the forces of god we had no option but to flee here. nearly thirty five thousand people have made the journey southwards across the street to since march two thousand and fifteen. djibouti has opened its doors to yemeni refugees but there's only so much it can do the country husband for did from foreign investment in recent years due to its strategic location but the extreme poverty is still widespread. now much because
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they come to host some one thousand two hundred refugees it's a number that's expected to grow as the conflict in yemen shows more signs of mohammed at all does it or djibouti. israel has blown up the family home of a palestinian who killed three israelis. and the army says the demolition in the occupied west bank village of beit zurich went ahead without incident. i was shot dead in september after killing three israelis outside a settlement israel regularly demolishes the homes of palestinians it claims of carrying out attacks under there continues to demand the release of its journalist mahmoud hussein who's been in an egyptian prison so as to send the twentieth hussein is accused of book ousting false news to spread chaos which he and al-jazeera strongly deny has repeatedly complained of mistreatment in jail saying
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was arrested in december while visiting his family. you know as a nation says as many as one million children lost one or both parents since the war in syria began more than six years ago it's warning that they're at greater risk of falling into the hands of traffickers or being indoctrinated by armed groups which have been driven reports from an orphanage on the turkish syrian border. moments of happiness like this must the reality for many of syria's children there are one hundred dolphins at the center in opposition controlled at the city. we were in our backyard when my father was killed in an airstrike then jets came and killed my mother and my sister. that story reverberate through these small corridors almost every child suffers from trauma and psychological stress or they recalls the horror of what felt like being
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hunted. we were in our home when jets killed my father we moved to another neighborhood when an airstrike killed my sister later in another basement a bunker buster bomb killed my mother we didn't bury her we just left her under the rubble. caregivers have limited financial support in addition to salaries the boys and girls sections need more help and the building needs repairs to better the winter hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in syria which according to some estimates has created almost a million orphans and that creates challenges not just for their well being inside syria but also in countries where they're living as refugees. this orphanage on the border between syria and turkey is a pilot project to integrate children. in addition to kids who lost one or both parents syrians in the area can leave children in a boarding school. boys and girls have separate schools and villages where they
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live as extended families. the newly built space for trained staff is a sanctuary especially for girls their teachers say the freedom to live and lead their lives independently will give them a chance to flourish. good to be in a few. teachers help children to cope but they don't forget marian visits her little brother every night to remind her of the family she once had. i was five armed men loyal to the government attacked and rounded everyone up then they opened fire and killed everybody my mother got in front of us and took the bullets me and my brother spent two days under the blood and the bodies i've had so many operations on my wounded leg. six years on the harshest reality is that thousands of children
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in syria continue to live in similar agony every day. some of the other zero. on the turkish syrian border. much more to come on the program including. protesters demand an end to massive actions from a waterfront neighborhood in the nigerian city lagos at least thirty thousand people have been left homeless. to stay described attacks only revenge as horrific as he meets. me and. as for the ball game in play making a big impact in his debut. season ending event. hello it is still stormy in the central military miss well this or its brother has
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been iran after about two weeks a secular sions virtually never ending so picking a place in his past in italy hundred eighty five millimeters of rain a significant amount there has been flooding there's been snow falling in the balkans and mainly it's a rain picture and the low itself with fronts wrapped around is drifting away it's been replaced for them once and it's the most active weather in europe and it still will be throughout thursday the rain bit further south still italy greece macedonia and probably to the science of that now beyond its most the rest of europe is now enjoying much quieter and not even as cold with the temp has dropped a single figures in many places you can as you can see the next band of clouds is just out a band of tiredness anything it makes things slightly less co eighteen billion ten in passes for the two of rain but the rain is still falling they be not so much in italy but in greece you'll notice and that's come friday obviously with where it is going to find rain forty again and still in algeria tunisia and libya the secular
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nation very obvious it dristan eastward so it might take the showers even as far away as normally jute sun comes up behind and surprisingly it's not like much colder. sun blessed beaches breathtaking scenery but there's another reason that draws people to cyprus it's not always easy for mixed faith couples to marry in the middle east and that's why the mediterranean island has become an ideal destination for couples and love to have a civil marriage al-jazeera world looks at what happens when romance cuts across religious lines cyprus island to forbid in love at this time on al-jazeera when the news breaks it was an announcement few were expecting to hear by announce my resignation as prime minister from the lebanese government and the story builds
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i can't stop thinking about my life when people need to be heard a mass exodus hundreds of thousands of have fled ethnic cleansing in me marva bangladesh al jazeera has teams on the ground to bring you more award winning documentaries and live news on air and online. and one of the top stories here. in bob was military is confined president robert mugabe to his home to taking control of the country soldiers are patrolling the capital harare but the military denies it's a coup. the french president has invited lebanese prime minister saad hariri and his family to spend
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a few days in paris as they'll travel there in the coming days with saudi arabia. save the children says almost four hundred thousand children in yemen are in desperate need of treatment for acute malnutrition but he says aid agencies are struggling to reach them because of funding shortfalls and obstructions by the warring parties. iran's president hassan rouhani has suggested corruption may be responsible for the collapse of state built homes in sunday's earthquake at least five hundred thirty people were killed and eight thousand injured when the nature of seven point three quake struck the mountainous iran iraq border region survive as a building temperature shelters with whatever they can find while they wait for water tents and other emergency supplies to arrive engineers in northern iraq are carrying out repairs on a dam which was damaged by the earthquake water has been released to ease the pressure after cracks appeared so in course the reports from the can only iran border. the durban is vital
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for northern iraq it provides water and electricity to around two million people but supplies are threatened after sunday's earthquake on the border between iraq and iran cracks have appeared and engineers are trying to repair the damage to reduce the risk of catastrophic flooding for now at least no leaks have been spotted. that. we don't have time to pull data about the total damage we can see deep cracks inspection teams are trying to identify the damage under the water they're going to watch report we also gradually draining water to decrease the pressure. is one of the many iraqis who rely on the dam he's a policeman and lives right next to the giant structure on the diyala river. the father of four is worried about his family's safety. when it short i was at work
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with my colleagues we left our place barefoot and in panic tumbling on to us from the hills when i arrived home where younger son was so scared there were lots of cracks on the walls he spent the night out altogether. now his wife and children have been packed off to his in-laws just in case while engineers assess the damage . people living nearby the day are anxious about the results of the risk assessment reports if they are required to leave because of the danger they want to know what kind of government assistance they will get whether they will be given a new home or lend so they able to continue their lives the policeman has to keep working to provide for his family until the engineers find a solution he says he'll be sleeping out in the open along with his neighbors.
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al-jazeera they're going to come in northern iraq you know nations security council has approved a resolution to add nine hundred un peacekeepers to the central african republic as a humanitarian and security situation worsens there. is a security council cannot afford to take the risk of allowing the c.a.r. to relapse into a crisis as tragic as the one it was mired in in early twenty twelve and early twenty fourteen on the contrary the council must throw its full weight into hosting the spiral of violence fourteen people have been killed in a certain bomb attack in northern nigeria emergency officials say thirty people were also injured in the incident which took place in my degree the city is known as the epicenter of activity by the armed group boko haram. hundreds of protesters in nigeria's commercial capital have been demanding to be allowed to return to their homes in the waterfront community and this international says thirty thousand people have been displaced in violent forced evictions in the nutritive land over
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the past year. they waited months for help but it never came. so the homeless protestors march and government house vibing not to leave until they get an answer some came with the tools of the trade they say seven thousand people lined desperate conditions for your way the loss of his home was particularly tragic. his friends were trying to in the bullets from the police rifle the boys and hits my son in the neck he died i'm not leaving until i get an explanation. the government denies police killed and. the grieving father is one of thousands forced from their what in the. government called a protest. and the line in contention is.
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the victims to be. fisherman in the community say they were attacked by armed men. and fishing. activists say they are the victims of a land grab as real estate developers move into the commercial capital. the area ceased being developed for new homes and businesses putting on hold and expectations of an army of resolution of the dispute considering the level of. some of the. people. so it's not. complying with what the courts have said. for some of the demonstrations such as this woman hamas stage of pregnancy they needed treatment after hailing tear gas
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fired by police. the suffering of thousands of displaced digest looks like it will continue protests don't usually and while i'm with you greece al-jazeera lagos. has demanded what he called a credible and impartial investigation into the refugee crisis he made the comments on visit to me and mom when he met. me as well as the head of the military got hardly reports in the capital. these are scenes that the u.s. secretary of state calls just horrific the military crackdown in rakhine state has sent more than six hundred thousand richenda refugees fleeing into bangladesh in the past three months rex tillerson arrived in the capital neighbored or at the end of a high profile trip to asia with president donald trump there were hints of crisis was the focus of this stop for only a few hours we've. heard reports of widespread. wars
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of the security forces. who are destroying your forces during the recent violence say. to listen that military chief men and said that impartial and credible investigation is needed and anyone implicated needs to be prosecuted and broad economic sanctions against me and mar are not the way to go now targeted sanctions could be imposed once there is evidence of atrocities after meeting with their own song suchi both spoke to reporters myanmar's leader defending her much criticized handling of the range of crisis i guess what. i have. to be concerned about. my office or. my or. whatever you know exists. but. what i meant to be excited.
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to listen announced an additional forty seven million dollars in u.s. aid to the refugees and urged more coordination for the repatriation of the region while reaffirming the united states is commitment to myanmar is transition to democracy to listen emphasize that how this crisis is handled by the leaders here well impact the future of the country i mean margaret this crisis is really going to. present more democratic. it is the responsibility of a government. or the people respect the rights of warring with the ordinary. what the un has called the range of crisis textbook ethnic cleansing tillerson says the u.s. administration is still evaluating that description it's got other al-jazeera neighbors or schoolchildren have marched through india's capital to demand action
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on air pollution. new delhi has suffered through a week of severe small made worse by farmers burning stubble in the surrounding countryside is already one of the most polluted cities in the world recent study found pollution is linked to two and a half million deaths in india each year greece says at least thirteen people have died after flash floods hit the western outskirts of athens a heavy overnight storm turned roads into rivers sweeping away cars and buildings the death toll is expected to rise and a local mayor says people are still trapped in their homes more bad weather is forecast for the coming days. the game is your level. it's all destroyed there's nothing left on broken two cars of mine was swept away tossed who knows where the house inside is completely destroyed that actually wanted to everything
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was thrown down and everything is broken nothing is left standing even the doors were broken. it was a new house new furniture was all new the bathrooms the bedrooms everything was swept away the closet the beard everything. it is from around the world have joined talks on how to slow down global warming the summit in the german city of bonn is building on the paris agreement reached two years ago which the us president says he intends to pull out of germany's chancellor angela merkel told the conference that the measures agreed in twenty fifteen will not be enough to stop disastrous changes to the climate. for. is that first along two years ago ricci something that we couldn't imagine is what you say when we met in copenhagen but we know that the paris agreement is just a starting point the current national commitments will not allow us to meet the goal of limiting global warming to two zero one and a half percent so every single contribution is incredibly important it's important that we're open with each other make it possible to compare the contributions being
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made and it's vital that this conference sends a clear signal that paris is only a start. scientists are warning that glass is in the french alps are heating so fast they could soon threaten popular tourist villages they say it's clear that climate change is the course gradation joined an expedition to move along to see for himself. the french alps mystical mesmerizing and moody every day thousands of hikers extreme sports people and alpinist make their way to these mountains to conquer their peaks but the alps a changing the glaciers that used to sweep down to the valleys below and melting in some places they have anything. by scientists at the forefront of measuring and monitoring these glaciers it's important and dangerous work their office for today is glassy a ditto three thousand five hundred meters high on the north face of mont blanc we tried to set up. our instrument in order to make topographic measurements of
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this glacier these scientists also measure the temperature of the glazier what they are finding is astounding the base of the glacier need the bedrock is that minus two degrees in the first with the climate warming and with the ice damper rising glacier could become damper it at the melting point the work these scientists are doing on this mountain and grace is like takamine is important not just to understand how much more this glacier will heat up but because it has a bearing on towns like chamonix down here which is one of the most recognized extreme sports centers in the world if this glacier heats up. it could threaten villages like chamonix as we filmed the glacier begin to break away not once but three times within an hour further evidence of the danger it presents almost
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eighteen million people visit the french alps every year generating close to fifty eight billion dollars in turnover and providing around twelve percent of jobs on this graph we can see directly an increase of minute thing things nineteen eighty and a noise or increase of melting things two thousand and three and this melting this increase of melting is directly related to climate change to climate warming at one of the world's oldest scientific ice institutions the research allows the scientist to mitigate risk with global warming and the fact that if your strings and gets warmer there could be new legs forming and business could collapse and then produce fruits destroying towns can sleep on this bed rock and then again can create our own cheese and destroy towns below that the institute says these sorts of events are not isolated research shows climate change is causing glacier melt and water
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shortages in the n.d.s. and in antarctica melting ice sheets resulting in rising sea levels craig lease an al-jazeera. more to come in this hour of news from london including what tens of thousands of americans are looking south of the border to mexico as cheap and unconventional medicines plus. i'm really well it is in long term where there was a shock in the announcement for the hosts of the twenty twenty three rugby world cup. business update brought to you by chance are always going places together.
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and again more than a million foreigners are expected to travel to mexico this year for medical treatment many are from the u.s. looking for a cheaper health care than they can get at home to one out on the border is one of the main destinations. repoint to report some of the treatments off a full well outside the mainstream. this is this is a treatment room that a private clinic that specializes in cancer patients procedures offered here however are far from conventional like this ozone therapy designed to oxygenate a patient's blood maybe not be very nice when they call cut burn and poison in the code of surgery in the bernese radiation poisoning is the chemo so in western medicine that's about all they have to offer. jim barry was diagnosed with prostate cancer and viewed his treatment options in the united states as limited so he opted for an alternative approach south of the border this is my family that treats me
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here now it's become a family. health facilities like this one offer treatments like coffee enemas ozone and hyperthermia therapy and a strict diet that leans heavily vegan some of what patients are offered here is either too expensive or even outlawed in their home countries because they asked me well dr you're giving your patients twenty things which one word. and the truth is that i don't know it's either me or what i'm ten. touts success rates at his clinic but we are unable to independently verify those statistics. for anyone seeking alternative medicines or affordable health care in many and colleges in mexico warn of these types of health facilities known for exploiting critically ill patients i sent of i'm going to hear their private oncological centers here that offer excellent treatments that are also planning to done at the mall to treatments nor approved by the international medical community
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. mexico's medical tourism industry generates over three billion dollars a year and new clinics like this one hundred million dollar health facility currently under construction in the one are a testament to the business boom over one million people are expected to travel to mexico for medical treatment this year alone most of them crossing the border from the united states and as the costs of health care in america continue to rise experts are forecasting a significant increase in medical travel to mexico over the course of the next decade might end up a low. they want to. topple a spotless santa. thank you very much france have unexpectedly been named as host for the twenty twenty three rugby world cup they won despite an official evaluation study concluding that south africa should be awarded the tournament was at the announcement in london. the world rugby bosses arrived in london with the
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expectation that confirm south africa was host of the twenty twenty three world cup instead france. france getting the vote by twenty fourth or fifth day after it was eliminated in the first round south africa were recommended by an independent evaluation report on the council were advised by the awkward questions for the man in charge there's always going to be one recommendation in the. in the valuation process and the recommendation of south africa but just because it went to france it doesn't mean that there's humiliation whatsoever we tried to make it the most transparent process possible adventure that the result would have been any different to being sick about it or not but our feeling was that in a secret ballot situation people could vote without fear or any pressure they could vote who they believed in based on the dossier that were presented. crucially for
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france their financial vision for the tournament's of world rugby not the strongest the bankruptcy issue around some are invoked by highlighting the need to protect smaller nations and the tournament to deliver a healthy profit traveling around the world. to do the frame to support this country to the future. we have the first union for us because we have you know short term financial commitment. and we're actually the favorites and so the evaluation report favored south africa amongst the three bidders the infrastructure legacy from the twenty ten football world cup looks significant instead it's a disappointment for the nation the so famously hosted the tournament for an emerging brain by a nation in one thousand nine hundred five. and lifted the trophy for fifteen months it was a transparent robust. but . very surprising decision in. an
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unusual situation with two of the biggest events in sports in twenty nine. and a year later the olympics. in twenty twenty three now. and then of course the olympics in paris for south africa one small consolation the last time the it was played in front of. al-jazeera. australia have secured a spot at next year's football world cup in russia they beat on tourists in their play off the sides headed into this match in sydney and with the schools and level at nil nil after the first leg captain mini is in the way with the second half hat trick to help this team play into a three one win it means a trainee a half only five for the fourth consecutive world. reporter andrew thomas that has been with some very happy australian fans. australia is probably one of the world
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from twenty and i'm not qualified to russia would not be on the same scale as italy or the netherlands but nevertheless australia my kids the world cups in two thousand and six ten and fourteen in the world so they would again have a look round here. in the end we got the result we need and. that's all i can say and i'm happy. and supporting software is i'm starting to not attend stories like i could not be happy on my tickets to russia. russia ecstatic absolutely ecstatic. yes going on. in the second last sports available in russia the last small movie decided in lima. that's where you see him and i'm sure it was the favorites to progress in the playoff against new zealand the first leg and wellington finished nil nil through and now have the
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chance to call it five for the first world cup since nineteen eighty two in front of their home fans as our latin america correspondence my chess. this is the mood of the country waiting for thirty five years to get to the world cup it's almost as if prove you feel the group was about to win the world cup there's a lot of optimism there's a lot of happiness and people are only top. thing about this match today on twitter on the radio people going to work going to school all peruvians are talking about it in this already historic match between music and peru now the team will be training here at the stadium and people here are already telling us that he's bruins they are making promises that they will keep smoking but they will get drinking that they will start a diet and the sorts of things that. optimism is such that it's already having an
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impact on the economy analysts are saying that there's a positive impact on the country's g.d.p. there's been millions of. other sales have increased in the holy beverages in services television sets have been. on television. eighty percent compared to last year of course there's also a lot of fear that peru won't make it to russia next year however people do not want to talk about all the people are talking about how many gold. will score over new zealand. or those. government also said that tomorrow will be a holy day. when. dimitroff has booked his place into the last four of the season ending a.t.p. finals in london dimitrov belgium's go fine straight sets six love six to the world
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