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substitutable do their best to be getting anywhere but that's good because. the achieve something that never happened before. tracing the fall from prosperity to financial ruin this is precisely to movement where we hear lies that nothing worse first will be in the devastating impact to save the banks means also for save the deposits for ordinary citizens and the failure to prevent disaster banks and political leaders of the people who needed to learn over our gora from democracy to the markets at this time on al-jazeera. preside over it. which must not be pre-positioned
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defiant zimbabwe president robert mugabe is hours away from a deadline for him to resign or face impeachment. i'm richelle carey this is al jazeera life and also coming up here. twenty eight days we will be called to the polls again to vote the last presidential election heads for write off conservative sebastian pinera takes the lead but they'll still get it to percent of the vote. a special session of the arab league condemns iran and the lebanese prepares for a walk using a destabilizing the region. and going underground in washington d.c. to see some of the most arresting evans's taken by to journalists from around the world.
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a much anticipated speech by zimbabwe's president robert mugabe has failed to meet the expectations of those wanting him out of a ended a televised address to the nation without announcing his resignation instead to stay on for several weeks here with a toss of reports from harare. zimbabwe's president robert mugabe insists he's not going to resign speaking from state house flanked by army generals he said he will be at his on a conference in december. in a few weeks from now i will preside over it. which must not be prepared. by any act. to undermine. or to compromise the outcome in the eyes of the public. the ruling party removed him as leader on sunday but he still as a party member zanu p.f.
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the party has given mccubbin till mid day on monday to lead. the students through. impeachment proceedings. if. they were expectations he would resign after massive demonstrations are saturday calling for him to step down these are uncertain times for the country a lot can happen in the next few hours days or weeks president mugabe is using to go he insists his fate should be decided at the december party conference the army seize control earlier in the week and confine the country's leader to his private residence in harare zanu p.f. has reinstated him a synagogue where the former vice president who mugabe fired he is now head of. grace mcgovern has been removed as head of the party's women's league and fired from zanu p.f. . it is a master tactician he has survived assassination attempts and out of which it is enemies in the opposition and within his own party president mugabe has made it
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clear he's not going down without a fight. but obvious announcement was watched closely around the world especially by zimbabwe's neighbors tanya page has more from johannesburg. this much anticipated speech by zimbabwean president robert mugabe would have been watched by many south africans and of course the many of them barbarians who now call this country home having left their own because of political persecution and many of course for economic reasons the fact that it didn't turn out how many people had expected with arrays of nation really shows us how fluid and dynamic this evolving situation is and that is perhaps why we saw a lot of his that and see on behalf of officials on sunday to comment on events unfolding there so south africa's government said it didn't want to say anything until monday that's when the deadline is for coast to be reached. if it's put in place for the president to resign or else face impeachment and the southern african
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development community or said it also didn't want to make any comment until after its emergency summit and choose day luanda angola south africa has played a leading role in trying to reach a amicable solution to what to what south african president jacob zuma describes as a political impasse he say and on voice to zimbabwe which have been photographed in these negotiations but i think on this day those negotiators really played a backseat role one of the things that really stood out for me and president mugabe's speech was this line he said that the country has a legacy of resistance and i think he is really living up to that legacy if you like and holding on resisting this really unprecedented amount of pressure for him to step down she would enter a is an assistant professor of political science at amherst college she says no obvious address was reminiscent of his earlier speeches. to make more simple i
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expected him to resign but as. of yet and particularly that is survival i expected him to keep every strong speech i thought he would and lead them where you know i am heading will however i wasn't sure but i did expect a speech with the similar language that he used today focusing on the revolutionary ideals on reconciliation remember his first speech and then that wretch fame to him and made the whole play enough with him was his speech of the c.-h. and so he bore it so well that the best economic challenges so only and all it was a speech that saved all the right things but none of the things that people wanted to. chileans will go back to the polls next month to elect a new president. sebastian pinera has failed to reach the fifty percent.
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he's back or is he most polls had predicted chile's former conservative president. would score a new reversible win in sunday's general election with thirty six percent of the vote less than expected a victory in a runoff is not assured still in his campaign headquarters the billionaire businessman who promises better times for chile sounded triumphant. we are very happy because tonight we have achieved a great electoral result we have opened a door that leads to a bit of. the results seem to show that the majority of chileans are not happy with the performance of their current center left government but it's not so much the chileans are shifting to the right and they are moving forward to the center after four years of major structural reforms reforms that many see as having gone too far while others not far enough. those who
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want more profound social change voted for bad three sanchez the biggest surprise of the selection the candidate of a new left wing coalition loosely inspired by bernie sanders scored twenty percent of the vote almost time was second place candidate alexander. the senator and former journalist who promises to consolidate the current government's reforms will face next month in a runoff he dismisses suggestions that the former president has more experience. sebastian pinera has bad experience his government was accused of corruption and constant charges of conflicts of interest. put a great many chileans on the political right center and left say they've lost confidence in their politicians who are seen as being more preoccupied with furthering their own interests and people feel disappointed biggest. thing and then
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they may implement different things but that's how. they're going to get out they see key issue now is whether those who want to consolidate the current government structural reforms warts and all are more than those who want to reverse them to see in human. the last living member of. the military junta has died general fernando. alongside airports general pinochet who became one of the most brutal dictators in latin american history. for opposing pinochet and referendum in one nine hundred eighty nine that ended seventeen years of military dictatorship and restore democracy and the country. position as german chancellor isn't out after talks aimed at forming a new coalition government collapsed pro-business free democratic party one of four in the negotiations pulled out on sunday night citing irreconcilable differences.
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plans to meet the german president a signal that she does not believe her christian democratic party will be able to form a minority government it could mean fresh elections following the september call or . the thoughts of an now we have to deal with the facts and the fact is that we couldn't conclude the coalition talks successfully this means that i will inform the german president tomorrow about the state of affairs and then we have to see how this develops further. i made it out of the arab league in cairo has agreed to condemn iran and hezbollah labeling the lebanese group a terrorist organization saudi arabia requested a meeting to discuss alleged violations committed by iran in the region against a backdrop of heightened tensions between riyadh and tehran underspent as more. the egyptian secretary general of the twenty two nation arab league suggested they all shared concerns about fears iran is attempting to influence life across the arab world from yemen to lebanon to iraq and to syria. the whole region
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has suffered for the past few years the results and consequences of this dangerous iranian policy so dition violence. tarion divisions attacks on embassies actively supporting outlawed militias attacking legitimacy the list in reality is much longer. saudi arabia's foreign minister told the meeting but his country's frustrations with iran go back decades all the way to the iranian revolution in one nine hundred seventy nine. if you will any leniency towards iran's hostile policies will encourage iran to continue with their hostile enterprise that's why today we're required to stand up genuinely and honestly with our people and governments to adhere to the charter of the arab league and international laws and to stand up to these religare and policies of iran because as the arab league held
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its meeting iran's foreign minister was in southern turkey for talks on the syrian civil war tweeting from there mohammed javid zarif said he was working to build on the ceasefire iran helped achieve in syria he added that the irony is that the kingdom of saudi arabia accuses iran of destabilization while itself fuels terrorists wages war on yemen blockades catarrh and foments crisis in lebanon in yemen iran denies accusations but it supports the rebels they're fighting the saudi led coalition which is fighting on behalf of yemen's internationally recognized government in syria iranian backed fighters of help shore up forces loyal to president bashar assad saudi support opposition fighters and were accused of allowing their citizens to fight for eisel and lebanon's prime minister resigned while in riyadh citing a reigning interference in lebanese politics the saudis were accused of forcing sada hariri to step down bernard smith al-jazeera. an israeli cabinet minister says
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his government's had covert contact with saudi arabia to discuss their concerns about iran energy minister evolve steinitz made the disclosure in a radio interview it's the first time a senior israeli politician as confirmed such contacts are taking place and it's was asked why israel was keeping its ties with saudi arabia secret and he says relations with muslim countries are often hidden because that's what the other country wants so. i can say that we have secret relations with moderate arab and muslim states we don't shy away from that but the other side is the one which wants to keep such relations quiet we respect the desire of the other side if we are dealing with saudi arabia or any other arab or muslim countries we have to protect the secrecy it's true that saudi arabia is not a democratic state and we prefer to work with democratic states but saudi arabia during the last two years has become more moderate it has moved clearly against
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terrorism and against inciting terrorism and it works with us against the expansion and aggression of iran. still ahead on al-jazeera. as demonstrators demand reforms to the political system. and after a few breathless thousands take part in delhi's half marathon even as the city. i mean i mean when it's too enchanting. you're how i think we may well see a fair amount of rain and a half or cost for the middle east over the next couple of days quite a bit of cloud just spinning out of turkey making its way further east was this area will produce some downed poles as we go on through the next day i also say expect it to turn a little damp there across cyprus heading towards syria lebanon jordan maybe even
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see a little bit weather down towards jerusalem by the time we do come to monday the cloud i have a rain that will make its way across a good part of iraq that is of cloud to just easing out of iraq into afghanistan for a time but the wetter weather will be through those central parts some heavy rain all the way down towards kuwait city and notice and they go some very heavy rain snow over the mountains there for the eastern side of turkey some of that wet weather may even make its way across northern parts of saudi arabia a little bit wet weather all of the areas off the red sea maybe that will just push over to us towards us here in qatar done without the possibility of a few spots of right around the middle to latter part of the week so i certainly want to watch out for general dry there across south africa some wet weather will feed its way into the western cape as we go through the next brightening up in mozambique and notice more the west sunshine for a good part of zimbabwe. the with sponsored by cats.
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has never been more available it's a constant barrage every day but the message is simplistic you have the brain the good logical rational crazy monster and misinformation is rife dismissal and does not go over well documented accusations and evidence is part of genocide the listening post provides a critical counterpoint mainstream media narrative of this time on al-jazeera. you're watching al-jazeera let's make out the top stories this hour. president robert mugabe has resisted calls to step down despite increasing pressure for him
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to resign and a televised address to the nation a gobby says he'll stay on to oversee the party congress next month that's after he was sacked as party leader and given a monday deadline to resign or face and pietschmann. going back to the polls next month to elect a new president well you know businessman sebastian and yet it has failed to reach the fifty percent required so now he's facing a run off against the socialist candidate al hunt roky air the arab league has condemned iran and has a lot of meeting in cairo calling the lebanese group a terrorist organization saudi arabia requested the meeting about heightened tensions between riyadh and tehran over lebanon. argentine officials say satellite signals detected on saturday did not determine the location of that missing submarine the defense ministry had said it detected seven failed satellite calls that may have come from the. san juan raising hopes that the forty four crew members could still be alive contact was lost on wednesday and reports in the
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submarine space and mar del plata. it's been more than four days since the argentina thora his last communication with the sun one satellite phone signals were detected on saturday giving course the hope. we had seven call attempts of a few seconds each possibly with very low signal which didn't complete that information is still being checked we're confirming it so we can squeeze what we can out of that information to get firm data to localize it a huge search and rescue operation is underway with all of argentina's available resources being deployed along with assistance from a number of countries including the united states with these multi-mission search planes and specialist underwater rescue vessels so that's the desperation that back to hope again all here know the south atlantic is a cruel and unforgiving sea and with each hour that passes without contact being
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made without a sighting. is rising argentina is holding its breath hoping praying for a word a sign of life from the forty four crew members. i also pray for the crew members of the argentinian navy submarine who have gone missing. in the air a san juan one of three argentine navy submarines was built in germany in one thousand nine hundred three and has since been refitted to serve another thirty years it was on a ten day voyage from the southern port of wire to its base the model plotter when contact was lost the weather is not helping but the search and rescue operation continues unabated. argentina. serious on a news agency is reporting government forces have again taken full control of our will come on the border with iraq control of the city has changed hands between syrian government forces and their allies and i saw in recent weeks the city was
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the last significant area of the armed controlled and syria. place in kenya have used tear gas to break up a demonstration by supporters of opposition leader raila odinga the protests broke out in nairobi after a number of people were shot dead by dennis has at least thirty one of his supporters have been killed by police and militia since he returned to the country on friday are doing it successfully challenge the re-election of president or who cannot and august and then boycotted the rerun saying it still wouldn't be a fair race again a supreme court is expected to decide on monday if kenyatta is to be sworn in for a second term or there will be another round of elections i mean a miller reports from nairobi a now familiar scene for kenyans as the country's political fate is decided in court the supreme court has received two petitions that want to invalidate the october twenty sixth presidential run a former member of parliament says fresh nominations for the presidential candidate
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should have been held before the read while human rights activists say the election should have been called off once the only of the main contender opposition leader raila odinga withdrew from the race but the electoral commission says the election was legal and kenyatta is victory should be upheld president elect a rookie not to who won the real hundred ninety eight percent of the vote insists the petitions are a waste of time legal expert julius kim boyce's kenya's facing a historical process with potentially the results of a second election being thrown out this is a consolidated petition one. monday in which. i delivered on his monday so that is an ego issue the other one me. going on i mean it's based on the twenty thirteen decision of the supreme court saying once the not a presidential candidate they should have been freshman english and so one is more
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technical the other one deals with the substance. the snigger challenge to the election result is the second in just months two months ago those courts a nod to the presidential election it said there were irregularities in how the electoral commission counted the final results and a new election should be held with just the two main contenders taking part that time around the core challenge came from the main opposition the national super alliance this time though political parties have stayed away and kenyans appear to have little interest in what's happening in court this certainly is a level of fatigue as many kenyans look forward to the end of months of election campaigning voting and legal battles that are unfortunate but some say a court ruling either way won't immediately solve the political crisis brought on by political economic and ethnic divisions this winner takes it all. presidential
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system. has failed us and i think it's failing many other african countries as well . perhaps in. nations like. we need a hybrid system. but. what. about everything all citizens should feel included in government and for a second time kenyans wait patiently to learn if they should prepare for new elections or a presidential swearing in within the week. al-jazeera in iraq. has been a new wave of anti-government protests and togo demonstrators are calling for an overhaul of the political system and an end to the ruling families fifty year grip on power but the president is showing little interest in vacating a. reports. the government put the figure at twenty thousand
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the opposition says they were times that number the discrepancy over how many were out on the streets of togo. today gives some insight into just how far apart the opposition and the government and how little interest they have in each other. protesters want a president for missing out and a two term limit on who will take his place but the president is resisting sidestepping proposals that would see him go. fifty years is too much for one family we're sick of this you'll see we're sick of this. for three months people have been calling for an end to the political dynasty togo is the only country in west africa that doesn't to head to presidential term limits that's kept than a single family in power for half a cinch. three first missing for thirty eight years and then his son who took over
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in two thousand and five when his father died president full pledged in late september to hold a constitutional referendum but the proposal for a two term presidency is not retroactive that means missing by could stand again even twice potentially keeping him in power until twenty thirty as tensions rise the president has called for loyalty from the armed forces protesters have responded by handing out flowers to those seemed to keep the pain was. a flower for each member of our armed forces the army is ours we want the armed forces to take the lead in the struggle and finish it with us the government was having none of that no no no no our armed forces are loyal to our institutions that is final nothing beyond. the situation appears to have no clear
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resolution in sight both sides blame each other for violence that has killed sixteen people of the last three months was difficult leaders and members of the african union have stepped in to try to get the two sides talking but until that delivers meaningful change these protests does insist that will keep matching. al-jazeera at least fifteen people have been killed and five others injured and a stampede i'm rocco has happened in a village about one hundred fifty kilometers southwest of casablanca as food aid is being distributed at a market most of the victims were women. bangle there says it's been go shooting with me and maher to arrange for their repatriation ever head to refugees who fled a recent crackdown announcement came after foreign ministers from europe and asia visited refugee camps and cox's bazar on the bangladeshi side of the border more than six hundred thousand revenge a half led northern me and maher since august at the us foreign policy chief
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frederica margaret said she wants to support the inmarsat or entente sochi in implementing a solution. more than thirty thousand runners have taken part in a half marathon in the indian capital that's to spite health warnings from doctors about severe pollution levels the city has been a lank at it and toxic smog for weeks. are in alba gosh c.e.o. of the council on energy environment and water says there is an urgent need to find permanent solutions to the problem. is that we have a quality that you know well it's just that it will be in the winter months. when the crops are harvested in the fall of the country understand it as well and that it's in the act already. so these spikes and it will be a problem results in a public outcry and as long as that is not out of the addiction seems to get diverted to other issues so what we need is a good to see
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a twenty dollars. clean air india vision and work backwards from that i'm really all that matters not just the problem but the big killer of. the construction does. lead us to believe all of that needs to be dealt with you know strategic and calibrated because there's this problem and the exhibition showcasing award winning photo journalism is getting people thinking about the world's most pressing issues and estabrook want to take a look at washington d.c. . in the u.s. capitol a city known for making headlines visitors are going underground immersing themselves in some of the year's most gripping news stories from around the globe the world press photo exhibit at the dupont underground gallery features the best in visual journalism from the uplifting to the unnerving curator robert mind says
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photos such as that capturing the assassination of the russian ambassador to turkey are among the most compelling it's a photograph of contrasts you have a exhibition space where everything is very controlled you have the man's finger in a safety position on the gun and yet you have that extreme anger in his face. the exhibit in an abandoned trolley station features two hundred fifty photos by press photographers some are projected onto the walls they cover a broad range of topics from the protest of a pipeline in north dakota to the war in afghanistan it's an amazing image and it reminds you of peotone after that to the impact of fishing on sea turtles there's a green area around the turtle and the more you look at it the more you realize it and the mind says photos humanize the story in a way the written word doesn't it explains in a single image so much about an issue and complexities behind an issue that gets people thinking this exhibit is in the heart of washington embassies universities
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and think tanks so the idea is that people come here and take a look at these pictures and maybe begin talking about them and potentially influence public policy. codea loven and veronica pharaoh's said the exhibit forced them to rethink stories and consider the people behind them you hear sometimes in the news but you're not really confronted with these things on a daily basis we also have discussed the ethical dilemma of the journalists and of the photographers who see it what is what is their role in responding to it are they just there observing and documenting or are they ethically obliged to follow through with something the exhibit is scheduled to one hundred cities around the world with four million people expected to see it curator robert minds hopes it will help people confront issues that make them uncomfortable or they may have forgotten diagnosed or broke al-jazeera washington.
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these are the headlines right now on al-jazeera some obvious president robert mugabe has resisted calls to step down despite increasing pressure for him to resign in a televised address to the nation mugabe says he'll stay on to oversee these on a party congress next month that's after he was sacked as party leader and given a monday deadline to resign or face and pietschmann. chalange will be going back to the polls next month to elect a new president billionaire businessman sebastian pinera did not reach the fifty percent required so he will be in a runoff you'll be facing the socialist candidate the year. in twenty eight days we will be called to the polls again to vote. remember there are two options the destinies that await us are very different one is the wrong path which is lead to stagnation and failure the other path which you should take
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which is the route to a better time which will create a more fair and supportive and free chilling. position as german chancellor isn't doubt after talks aimed at forming a new coalition government collapsed the pro-business free democratic party one of four in the negotiations they pulled out on sunday night citing irreconcilable differences so that could mean fresh elections following the september poll the arab league has condemned iran and hezbollah at a meeting in cairo calling the lebanese group a terrorist organization saudi arabia requested the meeting and it heightened tension between riyadh and tehran over lebanon police in kenya have used tear gas to break up a demonstration in nairobi of supporters of the opposition leader. the data says at least thirty one of his supporters have been killed by police and militia since he returned to the country on friday. at least fifteen people have been killed five
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others injured in a stampede and morocco this happened in a village about one hundred fifty kilometers southwest of casa blanca as food aid was being distributed at a market most of the victims are women those are the headlines news continues right here on al-jazeera after the listening post keep it or. on counting the cost of venezuela in default as the oil rich country fails to pay its debt well look at what a messy financial unraveling could mean for starving people lebanon's economy is getting squeezed plus why zimbabweans are buying bitcoins counting the cost at this time on a. lebanese prime minister saad hariri resign if i'm not here radio side had a head why would you be doing soccer me and often are.


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