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what began as a small extremist group in africa's most populous country we learned that there was a bed to from the government to just shoot soon turned into a battle front for the nigerian government tried that yet why. the tours for abducting two hundred schoolgirls the killing of displacement of thousands of people al-jazeera investigates the origins bloody rise of iraq at this time on al-jazeera. al-jazeera. where ever you are. zimbabwe's president meets a delegation from south africa which has been drafted in to reach
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a deal to end the political crisis when. i don't tell you this is al jazeera live from london also coming up cambodia supreme court as always the main opposition party clearing away for when you said his ruling party to win next year's election. saudi arabia denies claims that lebanon's prime minister saad hariri is being held in riyadh against his will. human rights watch accuses me in march leaps of using rape as part of an ethnic cleansing campaign against revenge of muslims. and a red eventually painting one sold for just sixty dollars which is a record breaking four hundred fifty million dollars at auction. i robot god is reported to be refusing to stand down as. didn't despite being
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confined to his home by the military he met a delegation from south africa which has been drafted in to help find a solution to the political crisis a catholic priest is mediating between members of his zanu p.f. party and army generals the military seized power on tuesday night surrounding the girl his home and government buildings. in harare and has more on those talks. this african delegation is at state house meeting president robert mugabe and then coming out on the records telling people what exactly is going on seoul information that's out there is from an unnamed sources that maybe in telling media and analysts that are the talks have been the and sometimes not easy they're saying the president robert mugabe has been making some demands which include he wants guarantees said he and his family will be safe and that he also feels that he should be forced to leave now he says that the ruling party is on a period has rules and regulations the party should stick to the constitution he's
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the suggesting let people wait until the december conference we delegates in the party will vote for the wanted to step down as leader of the party and head of state we hearing some people in the army may not be too keen on this it's all speculation for not for now but that is what we are hearing and the talks are still going on opposition parties have been talking about a post mugabe era where people are thinking about was the mob it could look like after mugabe is gone and i give a press conference and he started by saying that he takes no pleasure in seeing what mugabe is going through he says it was a long time ago maybe he'd have left a good legacy and he also feels that it's also time for mubarak to resign in the interest of the people who. used to. step down immediately with the national sentiment and expectation. taken for a god of his legacy and
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a contribution to zimbabwe. and the forces of the streets are quiet people are going about their business but people are on edge a lot depends on how these talks whether or not agree to step down and if he doesn't what is the army going to do. cambodia supreme court has dissolved the main opposition party giving prime minister who sends a ruling party a clear run in next year's election the government says they can both be a national rescue party was plotting to take power with help from the united states bryant has the latest on the decision came after a day of deliberations held him a tight security around cambodia supreme court the cambodian national rescue party had been expecting its dissolution and had already ceased to function with many of
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its senior members in hiding already exile like its vice president. we look at the trial as the trials in laos this is not a message to the international community yet mr junta is to dictate who wants to remain in power prime minister hun sen has accused his rivals of plotting to overthrow his government after the arrest of opposition leader kemp. the national rescue party denied the claim accusing the ruling party of using the courts to silence it it nearly won against the government at the last election and has been gaining in popularity and looking one in politics here or some game is a winner takes all politics and it. is risky to lose. human rights groups have accused one sound of a wider crackdown one of the leading newspapers the cambodia daily was closed in
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september the government says for nonpayment of taxes and there have been restrictions on the activities of foreign n.g.o.s the opposition has promised to fight on regardless it can continue and it exist and it is in parts of everyone in cambodia. inside and outside. the movement for change is vibrant with this court's decision prime minister hun sen removes in one stroke his biggest obstacle in next year's election he will still face opposition but it will likely be from smaller parties unable to war going to rise themselves in time to unseat him and his premiership that has lasted for three decades is set to continue rob mcbride al-jazeera. has to get back to our top story now the military takeover in zimbabwe
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these are the latest pictures of president robert mugabe with a delegation from south africa which has been drafted in to help find a solution to the political crisis a catholic priest is mediating between our band members of his sorry p.f. party and army generals these are officials that have been published in the. herald newspaper in zimbabwe. saudi arabia's foreign minister has denied reports that the lebanese prime minister saad hariri is being held in riyadh against his will and insists hairiest free to leave the kingdom when he pleases but reiterated calls for hezbollah and iran to end what he called the destabilizing activities in the region. the prime minister is living in saudi arabia under his own will he's resigned and with respect to his return to lebanon it's in his hands he can leave when he wants. as has hezbollah is the root of the problems in lebanon there is
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a need to find ways to deal with them there are concrete steps in this regard so. harry met the french foreign minister as part of efforts to normalize the political situation in lebanon and as accepted an offer to visit france in the coming days so no one has more from parrot it was a confusing picture for nearly two weeks the fate of saddle had was opened to question many in lebanon including the president michel aoun accused saudi arabia of forcing the prime minister to resign as well as holding him and his family hostage accusations rejected by saudi officials the french government weighed in in what some are calling a face saving deal the french president. invited had and his family to visit paris his foreign minister who held talks in riyadh confirmed that the invitation was accepted the crisis began what had he announced his sudden resignation earlier this month it was seen as
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a saudi move against iran's ally in lebanon hezbollah. collective efforts must be made to restore things as they were before the resignation of prime minister saad hariri lebanon has been caught up in proxy wars in the past it is easy to exploit the deep divisions between its political camps. we cannot afford more pressures we cannot afford more interferences from anybody whether from so the radio or from iran. it's not clear how to draw his resignation but lebanon's president michel aoun said he will wait for the prime minister to return to beirut to decide the next step with regards to the government french mediation may have ended the diplomatic turmoil over how to fate but the crisis is far from over if how to insists on resigning it will be hard to find a candidate accepted by all sides to replace him and the ongoing rivalry between
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iran and saudi arabia could cause more instability here. lebanese from across the political divide one message to saudi arabia we want our prime minister back it seems how duty is now coming back but what happens next will test if the unity will be short lived so to her and she's eager beirut. the u.n. says at least one million children in yemen are at risk of contracting to feria because urgently needed vaccines are being blocked from entering the country heads of three un agencies have pleaded with the sounded coalition to lift its blockade fully on the country they say there's also the risk of a renewed flare up of cholera which has infected some nine hundred thousand yemenis in the past six months on monday saudi arabia said it would reopen some yemeni ports and airports but that doesn't include her data port which is the entry point for most age. and he was i mean i want to use the director of year next year as middle east and north africa bureau he says the humanitarian message is very clear . it's
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a tragedy of our time almost twenty one million people are in need of humanitarian assistance of course there are various degrees of assistance and needs but some of them are really facing. horrible times hunger diseases. starvation for some of them. mobility freedom of movement. no income no access to health services they're facing a bill that makes we've seen the cholera outbreak there are there in danger of the fear and other diseases if vaccines do not reach people and if they don't have access to the medical services adequate one we see these children are walking skeletons that shouldn't happen in our time today one another is in djibouti where aid agencies are still waiting to ship urgently needed deliveries to yemen. frustration is growing with in the aid community based here in djibouti they have been unable to deliver a much needed aid to yemen for more than ten days now they say the ships are ready
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lauded with much needed medical supplies for the colorado response as well as food needed by malnourished children in yemen but they have not gotten the go ahead from the coalition led by so dariya to dock into the port of the day that which they say is where they've been delivering aid ever since the yemen humanitarian response began so far they have been able to take stuff about seventy of them working for the united nations and other international organizations to the port of other than now they say the coalition has allowed them to dock into the port of other alone and they say that is not logistically. possible for them because much of the aid is supposed to be delivered to the most fun part of yemen and they say they that is the ideal port for them and that landing the aid in other than will only force them
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to go through. the court challenges including passing through land being held by tribal militias and they say anything could happen and what changes here is still to come on the program. press freedom is celebrated. thirty four journalists killed and two hundred fifty jailed for doing their job. is it congress to rally republicans ahead of a crucial tax reform bill. how the weather's pretty quiet across the middle east at the moment very little speak up a little bit of cloud into northern parts of afghanistan all the memories of pakistan that will push its way further east was over the next few days and you can see it's generally a case of plenty of hazy sunshine of the hazy sunshine stretches all the way into
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the eastern side of the mediterranean and we will see a little more cloud just sliding into the levant as we go through saturday possibility wanted to sponsor vibe but nothing much to speak of elsewhere as you can see generally fine and dry with more pleasant sunshine coming through and present sunshine too across the peninsula perhaps a little bit of cloud just around the gulf of oman that's one of two showers there into warm parts of amman pushing across the straits of hormuz easing a little further north was as we go on into day potential for a little bit of easing towards us here in kabul but i suspect we will stay far to dry temperatures typically getting up to around twenty nine or thirty degrees celsius greater chance of seeing right into southern africa. pumping out of the tropics down across. mozambique into south africa you see some heavy rain here recently east london fifty one millimeters of rain and up the coast in moderate sixty three millimeters of rain it will brighten up as we go on through friday and into saturday.
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one of the top stories on our zero searches have been published in zimbabwe showing
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robert mugabe meeting the head of the country's army as well as a delegation from south africa it's the first time he's been seen since the minute she took power on tuesday night. cambodia's supreme court has dissolved the main opposition party giving prime minister who sends a ruling party a clear run in next year's general election. side arabia has denied claims that lebanon's prime minister saad hariri is being held in riyadh against his will. being held for fourteen people who were killed in coordinated explosions in northern nigeria on wednesday four suicide bombers carried out multiple attacks on busy parts of the regional capital one degree leaving twenty nine people wounded by degrees at the epicenter of activity by the own group boko haram which has been fighting against the nigerian government for eighteen is managers as more now from lagos. and what looked like
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a coordinated attack on. walked into town one of them running into a house didn't need to die device killing a woman instantly a child was killed in similar circumstance when a female suicide bomber hugged the child and device but the most victims were killed. even in prayer as muslim gathered to say the late evening prayer. walked into the crowd and. initial reports said at least nine people died instantly then the fourth female suicide bomber panicked and detonated had device in the process killing us up on one or two other bystanders twenty nine people are currently in hospital receiving treatment funeral services i've been holding since morning in my degree as people try to bury the dead now the military has stepped up its operations against the court i'm in the northeast of the country and book when i was also responding in its own way the military has claimed several victories in the past few weeks or so. attacking positions from the air. and book or i'm
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also in one video released recently claimed to have recorded some successes against a military killing some soldiers and also taken some weaponry so the fight in the north east is not yet over it's continuing effort does the military said and they walking us the military spokesman said they are walking very hard to ensure the book what i mean is finally decimated and defeat it. human rights watch is accusing men law security forces of using rape as part of an ethnic cleansing campaign in rakhine state when i was a sion interviewed fifty two women and girls who fled to bangladesh twenty nine of them were rape survivors three were under the age of eighteen all of them said they were gang raped some men had no choice but to walk for days with serious injuries to seek refuge in bangladesh they described soldiers bashing the heads of their young children against trees throwing children and elderly parents into burning houses and shooting their husbands scott hardly reports him in most capital.
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these two were hinges sisters fifteen and eighteen years old for the district in rakhine state when myanmar security forces launched a violent campaign it followed attacks on security post by revenge rebels in august the sisters say their mother and father were killed and they say they were both raped by soldiers they are now in a refugee camp across the border in bangladesh were protecting their identity. fifty soldiers came to our house after killing our family members ten of them entered our they started beating us and stripped us by cutting our clothes with machetes and blades then they started breaking us. hearing the girls the screams neighbors rushed to their house when the soldiers went to intervene the two made their escape according to a human rights watch report just released the rape of the sisters as part of
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a widespread problem the report accuses me and my security forces of raping women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing over the last three months. they interviewed fifty two range of women and girls twenty nine said they had been raped before they fled to bangladesh all but one of the rapes were gang rapes earlier in the week the myanmar military released its findings from an internal investigation of its soldiers conduct in rakhine they said that there was no wrongdoing including sexual violence human rights watch called the report a whitewash total impunity and that's the issue i mean no one within the myanmar military is being held responsible for this sexual violence or for any other human rights atrocities that are being perpetrated on the rohingya it's a it's a clean clean clean slate they let it they let it all go on and then they denied all. human rights watch has called on the un security council to impose an arms
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embargo on me and maher and to go after those military leaders responsible for human rights violations with targeted sanctions for the sisters living in a refugee camp in bangladesh the damage is already done saying they're trying to heal but will never get back what they lost it's got other al-jazeera napier door and he's fourteen people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the afghan capital kabul it happened outside a hotel which was hosting a gathering of around seven hundred supporters of an interventional regional leader think tim's police offices and two civilians i saw says it was behind the attack. greece has declared three days of national mourning after a flash flood killed at least fifteen people several others are still missing and hundreds more have been left homeless as a result of the disaster some experts are blaming the government for now houses to be built on dry river beds in the towns of near perilous and mandra.
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an artist a nation in the center of berlin is giving passes by a sense of the horrors syrians have endured by a syrian german artist man after a loony is based on a picture of appended buses that provided a makeshift barricade from snipers in aleppo charlie rangel has more from berlin we're here at the brandenburg gate in berlin a site of major political significance for germany this is where the reunification ceremony happened in one thousand nine hundred but it's now almost over the shadowed by these three appended buses it's a piece by the syrian german artist man after recreating an image of aleppo that went around the world in twenty fifteen the original photo was taken by recapturing daily life in his neighborhood where a barrier of buses blocked the view of snipers giving some protection to residents it took men with ropes and pulleys and the threat of gunfire at them. here it was cranes that lifted the buses into place in february the all but went on display in
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dresden that was met by far right protests from the alternative for germany party they called the work an abuse of artistic freedom in the artist a ruthless wonder of the buses were vandalized but also celebrated by people who came out from candles and messages of support the conflicts in syria has made millions of people ruthless wondrous but germany has been exceptional in giving hundreds of thousands of them a new place to call home this is a real site twelve meters high will be heads on november twenty sixth giving palaces by chance to ponder on the wartime experiences suffered here that is still a daily reality in syria charlie and to al-jazeera. yes president congress running the republican party ahead of a crucial tax reform bill and republican dropped in billings to cut federal tax rates on corporations small businesses and individuals but their homes have met
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resistance in the senate version of the tax bill wasik lee different to that of the house of representatives what's going on that you can be helicopters at the white house first one of those tax reform bill get through and you think well it certainly looks like it'll get through the house of representatives but you're right it is controversy oh that's because this president campaigned to help the middle class and this tax bill promises to cut corporate tax rates enormously with the idea that it would spur investment and job growth benefiting the middle class but certainly liberals and then democrats particularly are post of this approach still it does appear that it's going to pass the house of representatives which is dominated by republicans the president though on capitol hill taking no chances rallying support for that but there is a slightly different version in the senate which may be more difficult to process because at least one prominent republican is already saying he can't support this because what it does in that version is also look to get rid of something called
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the individual mandate as part of obamacare something he says shouldn't be in there and that's why this is just one of many challenges for passing the senate and why does it matter so much to donald trump. it matters because he hasn't had a legislative victory so far and that's a problem for a president who has spent nearly ten months in office and also because the clock is ticking there are many legislative days left in the calendar for members of congress and so there's not much time left you've got to pass the house of representatives you have to pass in the senate then you need to reconcile those two bills before the president could sign into law for a president who campaigned saying there would be a lot of winning going on he hasn't had a win yet on capitol hill so these votes for him are crucial can be how to thank you very much indeed a sermon in new york because on and journalists around the world who faced intimidation harassment and imprisonment in the last year alone thirty four
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journalists were killed while doing their jobs and more than two hundred fifty others were jailed him or his own day reports. and he labrat evening gallon but for a cause to fight for press freedom the committee to protect journalists one of the top we're going to is ations that defends the rights of journalists to work without fear of reprisal honoring several reporters for their courage. one is a friend nasser a yemeni reporter and blogger who now lives in exile in sweden after receiving death threats in her native country for her critical reporting of the government yemen remains one of the most difficult places in the world for journalists to report from and nasser says it's about more than herself you know a word to me it's not only for me it goes to all of you many joining this who are behind bars who if used to be part of the report and the system it's also to pay
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tribute to all of this was despite all the obstacles are trying to put yemen in the media agenda. nassar was one of several people honored with a press freedom award but there were others as well. there are also journalists being recognized from cameroon thailand and mexico a reminder that threats against journalists exists in all corners of the world now more than ever according to the latest data thirty four journalists have been killed while doing their jobs so far this year and last year two hundred fifty nine journalists were imprisoned and today fifty five journalists remain missing al-jazeera journalist mahmud hussein was detained in egypt when he arrived in cairo on a personal visit to see family he's been held for over three hundred thirty days for what the government has called spreading false news al-jazeera categorically denies
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the charges against him and demands his immediate release egypt is one of the saddest stories in the world right now because before the uprising in two thousand and eleven there were no journalists in jail and maybe there was one you know from here to here we're not journalists murder now it is the third leading killer of journalists on an evening when people who care deeply about press freedom spoke out to say the time has come to recognize journalism is not a crime gabriel is on. new york a rare painting byron. not adventure has become the most expensive piece of out ever sold at auction and the portrait of jesus christ went for four times its estimated value some experts believe the high selling price is the result of savvy marketing and one has been a masterpiece but not of christ the savior previous in the collection the three
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kings of england. a treasure of the renaissance and a triumph of capitalism in order to vinci's masterwork salvator 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 fetched 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 hard outside agency for the first time to build hype for the event billed as the last of in tens of thousands flocked to pretty old viewings in hong kong london san francisco and new york all to catch a glimpse of a bonafide masterpiece not only does it have public excitement and around the sales
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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 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 masters still in a private collection davinci died in fifteen nineteen and fewer than twenty of his paintings are left inexistent. al-jazeera and a quick reminder you can always catch up with our website address that is ours or dot com and you can watch us live by clicking on the line like al-jazeera dot com. mind the top stories now an al-jazeera photos have been published in zimbabwe
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showing robert mugabe meeting the head of the armed forces as well as a delegation from south africa there in harare to help find a solution to the country's political crisis is the first time a gobby has been seen since the military took power on tuesday night the opposition leader morgan tsvangirai has returned to harare after undergoing cancer treatment in britain and south africa he held a news conference earlier where he called for mugabe to resign in the interest of the people of zimbabwe is the rubber demagogue in my city as i step down immediately in line with the national sentiment and expectation dignity for all of god's will for his legacy. and a contribution to zimbabweans. and the forces involved. that they be negotiated all inclusive transitional mechanism be emphasized transitional mechanism cambodia supreme court has dissolved the main
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opposition party given prime minister who sends the ruling party a clear run in next year's general election the government accuses the cambodian national rescue party of plotting a coup with help from the us one hundred eighteen members of the party have also been banned from political activity for five years saudi arabia's foreign minister has denied reports that the lebanese prime minister is being held in riyadh against his will france says saad hariri has accepted an offer to visit paris after meeting the french foreign minister in saudi arabia or he has not been back to lebanon since announcing his resignation from riyadh twelve days ago. the u.n. says at least one million children in yemen are at risk of contracting to feria because urgently needed vaccines are being blocked from entering the country the heads of three u.n. agencies of pleaded with assad in a coalition to lift its blockade on the country they say there's also the risk of a renewed flare up in cholera. hundred thousand cases in the past six months or
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monday saudi arabia said it would reopen song may yemeni ports and airports but the u.n. wants the cage to be lifted completely. at the top stories do stay with us there inside story is up next on news our free straight after that thanks for watching my for. two weeks after the saudi led coalition imposed a total blockade on yemen it says it's opening access in some areas but is that enough for a country struggling with years of violence and a humanitarian crisis this.


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