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but. indulge your five senses the nature of news as it breaks because you can see there in the distance all shia militia vehicles that you can see on the horizon there the peshmerga telling us are actually tanks with detailed coverage when the mine closed in one thousand nine hundred for many people lost their jobs davening is making money from around the world this is supposed to last for a month but people tell us that it only lasts for a day if you look around this is the only ford available in this household. zimbabwe's president robert mugabe remains confined to his home as the army power
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but it's. also coming up. america's renewed confidence and standing in the world has never been stronger than it is right down fresh from his tour of asia donald trump accomplishments calling the trip historic. as lebanon's president directly accused of holding power minister saad hariri hostage emmanuel. plus. a rare leonardo da vinci painting sets a new record at auction in new york. the
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u.n. and the african union say they're closely monitoring the situation in zimbabwe the military seized power in the early hours of wednesday but exact details of the situation in the country remain unclear but president mugabe spoke by telephone with his south african counterpart on wednesday jacob zuma says mcgarvie is confined to his home but the military says it has not deposed the president but the army supporters describe its move as a bloodless correction they say the military is focusing on what they call criminals in the president's circle but that suggests that what's really going on is a struggle among political leaders around the garden he was ninety three years old and the world's longest serving head of state reports from harare. parts of. parliament and the courts people say they are cautiously waiting. what happens next many are relief so far there has been little violence i can see however moving as
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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. whom i had time to to talk. and he is fine
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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 afternoon in its the army says president robert mugabe is still head of state and commander in chief. zimbabweans of only known one leader since one 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
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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 are the keys are trying to destabilize and destroy the party from within had been arrested well ahead of the ruling party's youth wing has apologized for comments he made criticizing the army just a day before the military takeover. the statement made. us together with my executive. i is the leader of the revolutionaries but this utility i have reflected in the personal admitted that i was in advised to read the a statement which i indeed do you think you did not or did you noted neither or thought which was a deliberate in your high office and your person therefore i kindly requested you know where to enter to please say i accept my apologies want to be half of the utility and of myself we have two young people we are still growing up we learn
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from our mistakes and from this big mistake we have learned a lot well nic robertson is a senior researcher at the africa research institute he says that apology shows the youth leader has been backed into a corner by vents in the past twenty four hours. i think it's quite an extraordinary statement from from him really i mean twenty four hours ago also he was saying he was prepared to die you know for robert mugabe and and making all sorts of claims and now he's essentially realize that you know there wasn't really any authority behind behind him in the youth league and that actually the power is completely evaporated so an apology both to the general and to the zimbabwean defense forces and indeed to the people of zimbabwe is quite utan well i think it certainly exposed people who clearly had an agenda that was you know linked to war in support of grace mugabe and and they're very vulnerable there so obviously they're in
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a position where they have to try and make up and mend fences when. cambodia supreme court is meeting to decide whether to dissolve the main opposition party which prime minister hun sen accuses of trying to mount a coup well this is the scene outside the courthouse in the capital phnom penh where security forces have been deployed the cambodian national rescue party says it expects to be banned bride has more from phnom penh. this case comes after the arrest two months ago of the opposition leader. accused of plotting to overthrow the government now it's based on the video recording of a meeting that he had with supporters overseas where he spoke about the process of replacing the ruling party with the help he said of advisors supporters from the united states according to the opposition party this is simply normal democratic politics work this is been taken by the ruling party though as evidence that they were plotting a coup the government has been accused of manipulating the judiciary to curb
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political freedoms here the government itself says this is merely an independent judiciary at work that could now dissolve the opposition party the bad news for the opposition party though is that one of the leading judges on this panel is a leading member of the ruling c.p.p. party and indeed a long term friend of the ruling prime minister hun sen. u.s. president donald trump has lambasted north korea again in a speech following his asia tour he called on governments to put maximum pressure on pyongyang trump also praised his achievements during the twelve day trip in d.c. well the speech eventually turned out to be a score card of president trump's asian visit one in which not unexpectedly he gave himself the highest possible marks he spoke of the many deals he was doing he spoke of the greater respect being established for the united states he spoke of the need
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for the u.s. to put itself first in any future trade negotiations and he also did discuss the issue of north korea obviously of great concern to the region he did make a speech in south korea vitriolically attacking north korea but this is what he had to say i made clear that we will not allow this twisted dictatorship to hold the world hostage to nuclear blackmail i called on every nation including china and russia to unite in isolating the north korean regime cutting off all ties of trade incomers until it stops its dangerous provoking on and this is the whole key to what we're doing on de nuclearize ation but also in his speech president trump sharply attacked previous administrations he blamed them for the policies
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trade situation that he says the u.s. now finds itself in including the eight billion dollar trade deficit that it has with countries like china he said that experience administrations and were naive in some cases mistaken in other cases and even he said corrupt in some cases well this is a very strong criticism from a sitting president very rare for a president to criticize his predecessors in quite the way in which president trying to. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson has called for an independent investigation into the range of crisis he visited me and where he met the leader. as well as the head of the military more than six hundred thousand range of people have fled to neighboring bangladesh after a crackdown in northern rakhine state scott hide the reports in the capital naypyidaw. 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
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the past three months rex tillerson arrived in the capital neighborhood 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 were due to. the reports of widespread across the middle of i mean more security forces. who were restrained by the spirit which is a very recent violence a. tillerson 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 on song suchi both spoke to reporters myanmar's leader defending her much criticized handling of the range of crisis i guess it was to. have.
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to be concerned about. the state of my office or should be for my own because of what. the white house says you know exist. but what was meant to be because it's meant to be. 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 as transition to democracy to listen emphasize that how this crisis is handled by the leaders here well impact the future of the country men margaret this crisis of the. permanent. trade of the more democratic. through the war. it is a real. human rights a war with the border as
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a whole. while the un has called the refugee crisis textbook ethnic cleansing to listen says the u.s. administration is still evaluating that description or al-jazeera or. the french president has invited the lebanese prime minister saad hariri and his family to visit paris is thought they'll travel there in the coming days he called it an act of friendship not an offer of political exile really announced a surprise resignation in riyadh last saturday prompting criticism from iran and the lebanese group hezbollah that the move had been made under duress earlier lebanon's president michel aoun accused saudi arabia of holding a really hostage. 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 a lot more still to come here and al-jazeera including demanding answers thousands
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of nigerians just based on their homes go up against the government accusing them of a land grab plus. there was a shock in the announcement for the hosts of the twenty twenty three rugby world cup. from the clear blue sky of the doha mooney. to the fresh autumn breeze in the city a few months. out of the weather in afghanistan has been particularly active in the last three days we had thunderstorms were raining kabul snow to the north of that and that has cleared the air in northern pakistan for a while at least but west of all this nice all quiet there are showers showing up in the southern caspian the temperature in terror has come down the forecast max about seventeen degrees below thirty throughout iraq we've walked up a little recently in for example lebanon and syria skies and full of sunshine the
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temperature though throughout iraq and down through the gulf states is only just getting up to the high twenty's maybe hitting thirty. struck masses very pleasant and that's typical actually of almost all the raped and she's gone hotter again in mecca up to the thirty seven coast of a mom yemen is now dry and sunshine is the prevalent form of weather not a particularly strong breeze anywhere through the tropics and the heaviest rains like to be in uganda then to angola on a line that then takes is for example to zimbabwe has been particularly wet in the last week or so but equally your eyes are easily drawn to surplus or two and very active for the eastern cape so for south africa and zimbabwe two areas of focus for thursday on friday it's still raining in zimbabwe but much better in south africa. the weather sponsored by race. when they're on line we were in hurricane. almost like thirty six hours these are
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the things that has to address or if you join us on saturday i'm a member of the ku klux klan but we struck up a relationship this is a dialogue tweet us with hash tag a stream and one of your pitches might make the next join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. welcome back a quick reminder of the top stories here on al-jazeera the un and the african union are closely monitoring what's happening in zimbabwe president robert mugabe says he's confined to his home the military on wednesday but denies removing the world's oldest head of state in
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a coup. yes president donald trump has lambasted north korea again in a speech following his asia tour he called on governments to put maximum pressure on pyongyang also apprise the chief during the twelve day trip. cambodia supreme court will decide on thursday whether to dissolve the main opposition to the prime minister and the cambodian national rescue party a. security force have been deployed the capital and. now the united nations says as many as a million children have lost one or both parents since the war in syria began more than six years ago it's warning children are getting an education and are at greater risk of falling into the hands of traffickers or being radicalized by groups assad been reports from an over. on the turkey syria 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
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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 but they recalled the horror of what felt like being 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
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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 live is extended families. the newly built space for train 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. 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 far
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right arm to mend loyal to the government attacked in a 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 harsh reality is that thousands of children in syria continue to live in similar agony every day. on the turkish syrian border the united nations is sending additional peacekeepers to the central african republic security council approve nine hundred more raising troop numbers to over eleven thousand u.n. secretary general antonio as want to the risk of ethnic cleansing in the country in twenty thirteen muslim seleka rebels ousted christian president. and since then the seleka been fighting with a christian. group. of protesters in nigeria's commercial capital want to be
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allowed to return to their homes in lagos is waterfront community amnesty international says more than thirty thousand been violently forced on their land over the past year and it was reports from lagos. they waited months for help but it never came. so the homeless protesters march and government house firing not to leave until they get an answer some came with the tools of the trade they say seven thousand people lined desperate conditions. yeah your way the loss of his home was particularly tragic. my son and his friends were trying to escape when the bullets from. the boys don't like and hits my son in the nick he die 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 work from in lagos state in
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the last year the government called the protesters illegal and the line in contention is public property government leaders denied sending. community. judgement the victims to be paid compensation. fisherman in the community say they were attacked by armed men who said holmes 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 all new resolution of the dispute considering the level of impunity. some of the. mediation with people from the community so it's not a. record complying with what the courts have said. for some of the
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demonstrations such as this woman in her last stage of pregnancy they needed treatment often hailing tear gas fired by police. the suffering of thousands of displaced nigerians looks like it will continue protests don't usually end well i'm with you greece al-jazeera lagos leaders from around the world have joined talks and how to slow down the global warming climate negotiations in germany are entering a critical phase as ministers aim to sort out the final details of the paris agreement with the u.s. administration out of the picture european leaders are looking to show the way reports from bot. they've come from across the world to lobby for that leyland hames the small nations looking to world powerhouses like germany and france to do the right thing and phase out fossil fuels i'm here to demand a world where we're using fossil fuel burning for some time you demanded to get
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fuzzy feeling the ground it's a message from the pacific good for the feel of the ground. arrived with some hoping she managed not to phase out of coal use in germany that didn't come instead expressions of intent. to this in us died standards and on us no one we know that germany is a country that still has a large amount of coal and that coal industries and particularly brown coal have to contribute significantly to fulfil these goals we will discuss exactly how we will achieve this in the coming days the current president sees an opportunity for europe to feel the pinch of a reluctant us against ration to deal with the size the role that nations must play i would like europe to stand in the place of the americans and i want to tell you here that france will not take a back seat there is a sense of progress at these talks but many want to see more willingness from the developed nations to act and not just talk well i think clearly both chancellor americal and mccall understand what's at stake big statements about fate of
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humanity but the delivery is weak no numbers just big pledges and you know the fijians the islands they don't need any more words they actually need the actions. the summer the midst of that media scrum you might find president micro who's actually leaving for the thing and as he departs he will know that the same old issues remain mainly the problem of finance and compensation for the poorer nations affected by the emissions of the rich is one of two long like tomatoes ations ahead for these calls it's crazy because al-jazeera born yet. news now because peru have clinched the final spot for next year's football world cup they beat new zealand two million lima to become the thirty second qualifier meanwhile italy's football coach is paid the price for his team's failure to secure a spot in russia jumping out of ventura was fired just days after italy's playoff
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loss to sweden the four time champions failed to reach the world cup for the first time since one nine hundred fifty eight and france has unexpectedly been named as hosts for the twenty twenty three rugby world cup they won despite an official evaluation finding that south africa should be awarded the tournament winnings reports from london. world rugby bosses arrived in london with the expectation that come from south africa as hosts of the twenty twenty three world cup instead france . france getting the vote by twenty fourth or fifth day after ireland was eliminated in the first round south africa were recommended by an independent evaluation report on the council for advice to back the awkward questions for the man in charge there's always going to be one recommendation in the. evaluation process and the recommendation was south africa but just because it went to france it doesn't mean that there's humiliation whatsoever we tried to make it
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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 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 small donations and the tournament to deliver a healthy profit traveling around the world to show that to do the frenchies or for this to the country to was we will go through to the future but we have to face you the infrastructure we have you know children from financially coming. island were 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
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emerging brain by a nation in one thousand nine hundred five and lifted the trophy for fifteen months it was a transparent robust process towards the last two weeks we came up and we don't know i think there are very well what happened when we were voting but. there's nothing we can do that's so it's always been. surprising decision in london means there's now an unusual situation with two of the biggest events in sports in twenty nineteen japan the world cup and a year later the olympics in tokyo in twenty twenty three now france will host the world cup and then a year later of course the olympics in paris for south africa one small consolation the last time the rugby world cup was played in france a decade ago they were the winners. al-jazeera london. now read painting by a renaissance master leonardo da vinci has become the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction the portrait of jesus christ went for four times as estimated
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value but is this a sign of renewed respect for the old masters or the result of some savvy marketing into. the masterpiece of christ the savior previous in the collections of three kings of england. a treasure of the renaissance and a triumph of capitalism in order to vinci's masterwork salvador monday or savior of the world has gone under the hammer for a record breaking four hundred fifty point three million dollars it's a far cry from the one nine hundred fifty eight when it crashed a mere sixty dollars at the time it was thought to be painted by a student of davinci rather than the master himself the sale is quite a coup for christie's auction house coming at a time when collectors early ning towards more contemporary artists many critics point to a highly successful marketing campaign this advertising video doesn't even show the picture itself only the reactions of visitors to your can house hired an outside agency for the first time to build hype for the event billed as the last of inchy
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tens of thousands flocked to pre option viewings in hong kong london san francisco and new york all to catch a glimpse of a bona fide masterpiece not only does it add public excitement and around the sales it brings in perhaps more people than would normally come through our doors and but it also sparks also some great conversations around the arts and adds a greater richness i think. to the sale season the salesmanship seems to have worked even before the auction began they'd secured a guaranteed bid of one hundred million dollars salvatore monday is the only known painting by the renaissance master still in a private collection davinci died in fifty nineteen and fewer than twenty of his paintings are left inexistent. al-jazeera. a quick recap of the top stories here the u.n.
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and the african union say they're closely monitoring what's happening in zimbabwe president robert mugabe say he's confined to his home the military seize power on wednesday but denies having carried out a coup. twelve people have been killed in a suicide bombing in northern nigeria four attackers also died the city is a focal point for the group boko haram u.s. president donald trump has lambasted north korea again in a speech following his asia tour he called on governments to put next an impression on pealing young trump also praised his achievements during the twelve day trip. i made clear that we will not allow this twisted dictatorship to hold the world hostage to nuclear blackmail i called on every nation including china and russia to unite in isolating the north korean regime cutting off all ties of trade and commerce until it stops its dangers provide on and this is the whole key
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to what we're doing on d. nuclearize ation cambodia supreme court is deciding whether to dissolve the main opposition party prime minister hun sen accuses the cambodian national rescue party of planning a coup the security forces have been deployed to the capital going on then lebanon's president is accusing saudi arabia of taking prime minister saad hariri and his family hostage it's the first time mission are you in as explicitly said he's being held he calls it an act of aggression really announced a surprise resignation in a televised statement from the saudi capital riyadh iran's president hassan rouhani is promising to find the builders who constructed poorly designed buildings that collapsed in sunday's earthquake at least five hundred thirty people were killed and eight thousand injured when the magnitude seven point three quake struck the mountainous iran iraq border survivors are building temporary shelters with whatever they can find and the u.n.
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is sending more peacekeepers to the central african republic the security council approved nine hundred more raising troop numbers to more than eleven thousand u.n. secretary. as warned of a risk of ethnic cleansing in the country. in twenty thirteen muslims like rebels to the christian president. the headline news continues here on. the street. provoking debate the corporate taxes not job growth on the brock obama the well. that's not true tackling the tough issues restrictions on media freedom. but challenging the established line every single one of the three thousand people who is killed with a drug dealer yes how do we know that you didn't try the prosecutor. up front at this time on al-jazeera.

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