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stay with. me i've got this conviction that everyone has a deep reservoir of talent but have to have people give them the opportunity and wonderful things start to look at the actual distance there's at least twenty thousand or hinder refugees who live here we badly need at this moment leadership until recent times to the public has resigned. it's going to be the next president retaliation we're going to go. back she finally canisters of gas i believe it best to prevent. the skeptical that. he achieved something that never happened before. several people killed in running street battles in pakistan as police try to clear
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out protesters who have paralyzed the capital for weeks. now i'm fully back watching al jazeera live from a headquarters in doha also ahead another step in the pounds long path to democracy where voters are having their fate in the first regional elections plus we'll meet one of the thousands of palestinian couples fighting to stay together in the face of an israeli residency and why our fight over language is topping talks to solve a political deadlock in northern ireland. protesters have returned to the streets on the outskirts of pakistan's capital islamabad an even larger numbers despite a police crackdown on saturday at least six people were killed and one hundred
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fifty injured when officers moved into dispersed a protest camp with tear gas and water cannon thousands of others have rallied inside iraq in roads in several cities mariana honda has the details. they have answered a call to shut down pakistan issued by a cleric and political party leader who stands in opposition to the government for three months protesters have choked the streets of islamabad when there was violence on saturday as police tried to disperse them they sprayed along highways to other major cities including lahore and karachi a lot of. this movement is not political it is the duty of the. every muslim to protect the owner of islam the protesters maintain this is not political but this is an issue that could undermine pakistan's government. it began when pakistan's norman is desired hammered introduced a bill before parliament that made no reference to the prophet muhammad protest is
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linked it to the highly contentious issue of blasphemy and while the amendment was withdrawn blamed on a clinical era and hammered apologised the little known group behind the protests argued it remained an affront tells them they want the minister gone. and after the violence on saturday they want the entire cabinet to resign whatever private television broadcasts of blocked and social media sites are restricted but protest organizers have still managed to spread the call for demonstrators did begin encouraged by the police failure to get them off the streets carden hussein rizvi the cleric who leads the. pakistan party has called on his followers to bring the entire country to a halt the government has responded by calling in the army many of bracing for what that might mean a hand out to zero let's get the latest now from al jazeera who joins us from kalak
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on the road between lahore and islamabad these protests have caused huge destruction bring us up to speed for us with what's happening today on the outskirts of islamabad what's going on. we are hearing from our contacts in islamabad there days been renewed scuffles between those protesters and the police forces now earlier on saturday the police was unable to dislodge what was considered to be just a few thousand protesters now where dora there are several towers and more protesters who have occupied the avenues that lead to islamabad as well as a main junction so indeed the situation has not is and the demands of the protesters are becoming even stronger that is also dog that the government has been mishandled there the interior minister has failed to control the situation which
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has led to now the whole reaction spilling across the country all the way up to karachi where toward that horror that there stansted of karachi several kids or just blog there are long traffic jams stretching up to several kilometer demesne motorway which are the arcadia link that connects the north and south is also blocked we have thousands of people stuck on the highway and rail movement is disrupted and of course as you mentioned the protesters have all shortage draco's and some better language whereas one of the demands of the protesters has come out what is this protest about is it really about the blasphemy law more politics all sell at play here. well it's important to look at the historical background back in the nineteen seventies grenville for carly boat or democratically elected prime minister of august on declared the cause they are
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needs which are also sometimes known are the mediaeval a minority that became a law and what they're also important what is also important are nor did the progress on the constitution that came about in the early seventy's also said that islam would be the main religion of the country. and if make ten and believe that basically it in the holy prophet muhammad the final prophet died in the whole essence of belief as far as what i'm like concerned what the protested the saying in the papers sitting in the national assembly deliberately try to change laws which you are enshrined in the constitution and that reaction of caution very strong because it is in the name motional a highly explosive if you write whenever your dog about blasphemy that is. headed in pakistan the army which is the strongest in pakistan has been requested to into the and to restore order in this crisis but they seem reluctant
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to do so why is that why is the army not wanting to get involved here it seems. when it go to the constitution the civilian government can argue they will come to the aid of their to millionaire administration or the government in case the government or the civilian administration fails to contain the situation however that is a politically explosive issue and what the military thing and adel abide by the constitution do. have priority in their nation including a city they do in order to get embroiled in fighting or open an open fire on the protesters because dad really didn't create the protests turned against the military the military saying that the government had enough resources that it had mishandled the situation which are now handle it properly the pakistani military chief general asked him barbara what in the united arab emirates already had
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chartered radio it is now going to be meeting the prime minister and a strange thing on the need that there has to be a lot of peacefully as soon as possible because the entire country is better light and people are wondering what happens next thank you very much for that come out every. 14 there live from the heart on the road between the heart and the pakistani capital islamabad thank you now on to other world news and polls have opened in nepal's northern mountain district says voters take part in the phrase federal and state elections under a new constitution as the first phase of the vote across thirty two districts the election is expected to lay the groundwork for the past ran dition into a federal state since the king was forced out of office in two thousand and six the himalayan nation has been trying to overhaul its political system and leave behind years of violence and instability power is being devolved away from the central government to seven uni created states the changes will make it more difficult to
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remove a prime minister those who push to reform say will lead to more stable governments a proportion of seats in state and federal assemblies will be allocated to women and indigenous people the aim is to increase gender and social equality but they are concerns that fringe parties will be pushed aside leaving power in the hands of the parties which have dominated the past politics for decades now the vote is also causing tension in one remote town where most of the residents are related to each other so wienerschnitzel reports from anon districts. in brother village and district on the famous on the put a circuit in the park to this flags fly along with flags of political parties the stars of nepali congress and the democratic alliance and the son of the hammer and sickle of the left alliance in the small village everyone is related to each other because of its remoteness and distance from the capital in the past the community had a common identity and decisions were made you know on
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a mostly now that mainstream politics has been thrown into the mix family relationships are strained. groom has come all the way from got money to vote he and his wife she me don't want to stay with anyone if. i decide the other would get opposite the two of us devote. both sides our relatives whoever wins i hope they develop the district as all the hotels are aligned to one party or the other they will spend the next few days in a town. like to go to a couple many of the voters from a long lived in the capital and have made the difficult journey to exercise their democratic right one candidate will represent this district in the national assembly and two in the state assembly one on district has the smallest electorate with just five thousand eight hundred eighty one registered voters and before winter arrives the first phase of the election is being held in the hills and
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mountains where climate and geography can both be challenging the second phase will be held on the seventh of december in more moderate climate district officials in milan have deployed more than six hundred security personnel nationally that figure is around two hundred fifty thousand already to other not only to the ground without enough the way it goes with the ground clearance of mobile force might not be able to strike on time and we are fully prepared otherwise. be rest assured that the upcoming federal and state assembly and action would be held in a free and fair manner voting will end by five p.m. local time but ballots won't be counted until the entire nation goes to poll which means for the next ten days the tension among family members here is likely to continue sabina stretched out his era man on district in a power. zimbabwe's new president is getting down to business two days after he was saw an emissary is working on finalizing his cabinet and devising government
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reforms in his inauguration speech on friday he vowed to reengage with the world fight corruption and create jobs under simmons has this report from harare. undoubtedly one of the main aims of this weekend from going to war is actually finishing off a list of his cabinet which is expected to be announced on monday possibly and beyond that he has to look at further ways of attracting investment to zimbabwe he's coming under a lot of pressure from the west to come out with effective reforms he's promised democracy and a lot of people are now saying when will we hear the full plan particularly the m.d.c. the main opposition party in zimbabwe they are saying that it has to be seen to be believed they are predicting that they will give this man a chance but is resolute in that he will change things even though he has
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a past which is directly linked to. and also he still stands accused of a number of human rights abuses and indeed an allegation in the to be learned in the eighty's of being part of atrocities that were ordered so ahead of him a lot of problems a lot of excitement it has to be said amongst zimbabweans but then on this rainy sunday there is this feeling now that is growing that maybe this is not as beautiful as it seems that mugabe may be gone but now the honeymoon period may not last as long as some people think. from kenya where people are too scared to return home. students are using to make the north korea crisis.
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we still got those very lively seasonal showers across the good parts of southeast asia particularly down towards southern areas malaysia indonesia seeing some very big and foundry showers as we go on through the next few days quite a rash i was there for the more as well but a spec there driving their way towards southern parts of tolerable for much of thailand it should stay dry over the next few days bangkok at around thirty three degrees so the heavier rain easing a little further southwards little circulation there into a central part and more big downpours for k.l. i'd also for singapore see some other big downpours into central areas of australia recently and down towards the southeastern corner something of a change just coming through here that will continue to drive its way further east was but no sort of that heat abating for sydney yet again getting up above twenty five degrees over the next couple of days there's a disturbed weather just teasing out of that eastern side of victoria melbourne
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around twenty one cell just warming up once again as we go on into where to stay with the top of that of around twenty nine degrees in that heat coming back into adelaide right feel the wind from the interior lifting those temperatures to around thirty two degrees celsius meanwhile for new zealand it's largely fine in try temperatures here getting up to around twenty one degrees. short films of hope. and inspiration. a series of short stories that highlight the human triumph against the odds. at this time.
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logan you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories this hour protesters have returned to the streets on the outskirts of pakistan's capital islamabad an even larger numbers despite a police crackdown on saturday the government asked the military to help restore order but beyond me seems hesitant to get involved but protesters are angry about the wording of a parliamentary. voting is underway in a pos northern mountain district says people take part in the first state and federal elections under a new constitution the election is expected today the groundwork for the pastrana addition into a federal state and zimbabwe's new president is getting down to business two days
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after he was someone an amazon nagan is working on finalizing his cabinet and devising government reforms its route to reengage with the world to fight corruption and create jobs. not to kenya where the military says it's pushed al-shabaab fighters out of a forest along the border with somalia the on group has used the area as a hideout people who've been displaced by the fighting and scared to go back home even though the government wants them to katherine sawyer reports some southern kenya. elizabeth two sons were reason he killed by unknown people believed inside borneo a forest that extends to the border with somalia. their home area we too as well as other paths along the kenyan coast have been attacked several times over the last few years. we stayed home that night instead of going back to the camp for displaced people one of my sons was not well and so we all decided to be with him
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we were attacked at around eight pm two other people were killed on that night in this village the government has often blamed somalis are shabaab fighters who've been using the forest as a hideout to plan attacks and train kenyan recruits but also increasingly conflict between firmus and hard as living inside the forest one of elizabeth cards all sons was in that house when the attack us came the other one was right out there there was also a friend in the compound their mother was preparing to sleep in the next house she says that the attackers targeted the men they slit their throats and then fled the main supply route this lama county administrative leader shows us some of the trouble areas he says a security operation has forced al-shabaab out of the vast forests all the works with the one you see in. both worlds which they can use. have been seen in years and when i was serious in the country they don't mean free like in the us. we
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come out the government now once more than two thousand people have been living in this temporary shelters on the edge of the forest to go back home life is stuff for them here they have little food and a bed bag infestation but they say going back right now is not an option so after mcqueary said callum if i knew you it's true the government has pushed out al shabaab but what we fear even more than al-shabaab are the herders in the forest they're the ones who've been killing our people lately they're the ones who should be dealt with before we go back. agnes also lives in the camp this is the first time in three months that she and her son have come back to check on their home they don't have much time they tell us they have to go back to the camp before nightfall when it gets dangerous catherine sorry al-jazeera we too south in kenya. libya's coast guard has recovered the bodies of thirty one refugees who died when
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their boat sank off its northwestern coast on saturday about two hundred people were rescued and brought back to tripoli a coast guard spokesman told on jazeera that forty people are still missing nearly three thousand migrants have died in the mediterranean sea this year trying to cross into europe. among the bodies that were tragic scenes the sharks have devoured parts of their bodies thankfully the survivors have been recovered. now israel's occupation has curbed to the freedom of movement for many palestinians and speak families in some areas at least twelve thousand people mainly from the occupied west bank are affected by israel's ban on family reunification but as smith reports some call for where thousands are crammed into what effectively no man's land. location location location rarely is the property hunting maxim more important than in the carved up territory of the occupied west bank. lives in occupied east jerusalem she has the right to live in israel her fiance where some
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sell a main lives in ramallah and a fifteen year old temporary israeli emergency order means with some cannot get israeli residency to join his wife to be so they have to live here. falls inside the municipality of jerusalem so it's governed by israel but it's on the palestinian side of the separation wall. like any other engaged girl you plan you have to dream i would have chosen for a cab i was thinking of a house with a small garden it's more like a dream though faced by the reality i had no choice but to live in for a cup so i can keep my identity card and my life partner. catherine accepts unusual situation i mean seventy thousand people packed into a limited piece of land now the population of course has grown by as many as ten thousand people a year every year for the last twelve years but this town could never expand outwards because of the separation wall and that suits the israelis because it's
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another way that they can control the number of palestinians living on the other side of the wall the main purpose in our point of view all from our long experience in this field is to push palestinians outside of the story to divide the families they know what it means you know the family and the personal social network and they are targeting the feminists this is they are targeting children they are targeting their families they are targeting you know there are prisons in jordan more than twelve thousand palestinians are stuck in this bureaucratic limbo and there's no chance of relief in sight. with al-jazeera in the occupied west bank . tried to and from the indonesian island of bali have been disrupted after a volcano erupted for the second time in a week. mt argonne has been sending smoke and ash fifteen hundred meters into the sky it's been rumbling since september of keeping about twenty five thousand locals
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from their homes the last major eruption in one thousand nine hundred eighty three killed more than a thousand people. hundreds of students in havana cuba have been on the streets marking one year since the death of the late leader fidel castro the rally organized by the young communist league was one of many in the capital and elsewhere now the municipal elections later on sunday which is the only chance for cubans to vote parliament will select a replacements next year will present grow faster if he downs brother who at eighty six years old has announced he is stepping down. now for almost twenty years power in northern ireland has been shared between union is so want to remain part of the united kingdom and republicans who want island to be one nation this is at the heart of a political deadlock which has left northern ireland without a government for almost a year and there's another big issue the irish language rocker explains from belfast. in the heart of the.
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that's a cultural center in west belfast i was speakers discuss the issues of the day many want the irish language to have official status in the courts the regional parliament and on road signs like in scotland and welsh in wales very few people speak their language fluently here around eleven percent claim to have some knowledge of irish a figure that steadily growing among republicans who favor a united ireland over british rule. along with protect from the. people in scotland. in that sense being denied. recognition of our language of respect for our identity for the past decade power has been shared here the regional assembly between representatives of the pro british democratic unionist party the d. and the irish republican shin fein party. pulled out in january complaining it
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wasn't being treated as an equal party central to their demand is an irish language act many republicans see the language as an expression of their political identity they say it's a matter of civil rights. which is my heart and soul but it was a core of my skin and you could easily identify me as being of a different color and the d.p. worse than we can't give it equal rights this guy i think clear. for us this is discrimination but there's no appetite for compromise among hard line unionists many see an irish language as a means of eroding and eventually ending british sovereignty the demands put for political demands which i would say are vast open and the language of civil rights and i and i think if. that forward is not a proposal for an irish language active in the language of. a political proposal to give irish. the disputes literally edged on the streets of belfast this graffiti
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calls for an irish language act the republican catholic west belfast the local councils have allowed residents to have their road signs in english on the irish cross over to east belfast and unionists pro pritish areas use exclusively english if the deadlock doesn't and by december the british government may choose to take back direct control of the region undoing years of political progress republicans say the irish language is an expression of identity for many unionists it's a weapon in a cultural war. belfast. australian scientists believe they found a way to help fix widespread damage to the world's largest living structure the great barrier reef coral that was bred in one part of the reef was transplanted into another area after moving the right aids months ago researchers have returned to find much of the juvenile coral has survived the transplant process up to
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seventy percent of the reef shallow coral has died due to coral bleaching which is blamed on global warming now to japan where students are using arts to show how they feel about the same and ending prices over north korea reaching out to other students whose families came to japan from north korea as they try to break a concho divide krag leeson has a story from tokyo. tokyo to a separated by a wall on one side chuckie high bar an installation student who studied at the university this is the wall. how high was the bridge. why did you build it. so the best friendship yes. chucky wanted to communicate with students at the north korean school on the other side of the wall so she used her out skills to devise
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a way to overcome the problem. on the other side students rejoin an ethnic north korean works on her latest acrylic creation in her studio at the sixty year old korea university like many students here her family descends from north koreans who came to japan during its colonization of the korean peninsula. her paintings reflect her search for identity in the divide between her family's homeland and japan. the woods demonstrate her personal struggle with hope and despair for the future of both nations and what i was about to when i was born and raised in tokyo but up until university i received an if nic education i'm third generation if not korean my grandfather came here during the war but he died when i was small so i didn't hear many of his stories in it since the identity of the third generation is wavering through. chalky and remit at
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a combined schools exhibition they words had to be lifted over the wall to the gallery with jackie's previous bridge building experience an idea was hatched to build another bridge so he could float if it was lee for the first time across the border. i could talk about what an ideal relationship might look like but it seems far off if a war breaks out it will be the first victims because of our position and society. the project started deep discussion about the different ethnic backgrounds and sparked debate throughout both campuses is the question i follow the news and look at visitors feedback of our work or sometimes feel powerless by showing what art can do i think there are things you can change what the students have achieved is a connection through common understanding a sort of diplomacy and as tensions increase on the korean peninsula it is an achievement which has so far eluded their political leaders many students like ri and chunky say they are scared by the strong rhetoric and threats of nuclear war
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and find it hard to see a future in the sort of the image was crossing the national border a bridge is very symbolic and the location also has meaning it was a project that made us imagine a story line as the war of words is collated between the united states and north korea it's students like ri and sharkey who stand in the crossfire contemplating an uncertain future. craig lease an al-jazeera tokyo. rallies have been held across the world to highlight crimes against women people mancini's stumble in turkey even though police initially didn't give permission those involved want the government to do more to reduce domestic violence and improve gender inequality public demonstrations in turkey have been restricted since last year's failed. again i'm fully back to go with the headlines on al-jazeera protesters have
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returned to the streets on the outskirts of pakistan's capital islamabad even lot in even larger numbers despite a police crackdown on saturday the government asked the military to help restore order but the army seems hesitant to get involved the protesters are angry about the wording of a parliamentary bill. bolds are underway in the pogs northern mountain district says voters take part in the first state and federal elections under a new constitution sunday marks the first phase of the vote across thirty two districts the next spot happens in ten days power is being devolved away from the central government to seven newly created states zimbabwe's new president is getting down to business two days after he was torn and anissa not god is working on finalizing his cabinet and devising government reforms is about to reengage with the world to fight corruption and create jobs. tributes are being paid in the indian city of mumbai to the one hundred sixty eight people who were killed in the
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two thousand and eight a times families of the victims laid wreaths and lit candles on the ninth anniversary of the massacre ten gunmen went on a rampage across the city targeting luxury hotels a major train station and a jewish center on friday the founder of a banned group linked to the attacks was released from house arrest in pakistan the u.s. is warning the decision. will strain ties cambodia's prime minister has called for the closure of one of the country's main human rights groups the combo de and center for human rights was founded by opposition leader kim socom who is in jail on treason charges rejects the charges against them the main opposition party was disbanded by the top quarter earlier this month rice qusay hussein who's one of the world's longest serving prime ministers is systematically silencing critics. in cuba hundreds of students in havana to the late leader fidel castro on the one year
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anniversary of his death the rally organized by the young communist league was one of many in the capital and elsewhere also on sunday there will be municipal elections that's the only chance cubans can vote parliament will select a replacement next year for president raul castro you have state with headlines on al-jazeera coming up next here it's a.j.c. next stay with us. for you.


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