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al-jazeera. every new york. this december the international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons will receive the nobel peace prize but what is the real threat in a series of special reports al-jazeera examines the state of nuclear proliferation around the world. african and european leaders agree an emergency evacuation plan for the hundreds of thousands of africans trapped in camps in libya.
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i know i maryam namazie in london you're watching al-jazeera also coming up versions of prime minister repeats that donald trump was wrong to share online posts from a far right group despite him criticizing her on twitter so. well to help evacuate five hundred starving people from the siege damascus. and dutch prosecutors confirm the vile of bosnian croat war criminal down the course did contain a deadly chemical. european and african leaders have drawn up an emergency evacuation plan for refugees and migrants and during terrible conditions in libyan detention camps between four hundred and seven hundred thousand africans are thought to be trapped
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in libya it's not clear how the deal will be enforced but most of them are expected to be sent back to their home countries a plan was agreed at a joint e.u. african union summit in ivory coast's it was their. well the theme of this summit was huge but there is no doubt the from the outset it was dominated by the issue of the refugee slave trade in libya and by migration we heard from the host of the summit the president of the ivory coast in the beginning who said that everyone had a collective responsibility to do something when at the end of the summit what leaders decided is that they would try and repatch reate those migrants and refugees that are trapped in libya and that they'd also launch a task force to try and crack down on people smuggling and we spoke to many people here who said that that is just a case of firefighting and what is really needed is a long term strategy to deal with migration. for. african and european union leaders condemned the refugee slave trade in libya in their final
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statement they promised a task force to tackle traffickers and urgently repatch rate anyone who's trapped there. there are women and children living in inhuman conditions we have agreed along with the e.u. and the un to set up a task force for repatriating at least three thousand eight hundred people. leaders say there are more than forty refugee camps in libya where people are bought and sold by those with a little respect for human life who are leaders here have committed to helping refugees in libya there were very few details as to exactly how and when they will repair create them and they were also very frank about the new task force they say they'll put in place to combat people smuggling. that there was also no mention of the french president's remarks to reporters that military action against traffickers is a possibility the u.n. secretary general told summit leaders on wednesday that new ideas
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a needed to deal with migration including more legal ways to enter europe is that something that you discussed and something which you wouldn't visit each you have to. strengthened the growth of legal migration but that the famed time we have to stop to get illegal migration this is our feeling our common. use workers say until young people have real opportunities little change we want next time african leaders in reply leaders to come together and say we are going to support two hundred five hundred one thousand you have stocked up on both from africa and from europe and here are the resources that we put in place those are practical things to do on the seat of telling us in the declaration that yes we are going to empower the people but how are we going to empower the people there's no doubt here that ending the slave trade is an urgent priority but unless gnostic
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solutions are found to persuade people to stop leaving home in the first place human rights abuses will continue to affect africa's most fun robel this was the first summit between these two organizations there were more than eighty leaders here from the african and european union's and what they said was that this is really an opportunity for a new era in relations one that was far more equal in a sense it was a an attempt to try to redress the balance of the past but one more many experts have told us is that for as long as the european union continues to pour aid money into africa it is going to be very difficult to do that. u.k. prime minister terry's amaze again condemned the us president for sharing anti muslim videos posted by a british far right leader that's despite trumpeting back telling me to focus on
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tackling terrorism in her own country on a b phillips reports from westminster in central london. on a tour of the middle east forging a post breck's it role for britain in the world this is not what the. prime minister wanted to be talking about the fact that we work together does not mean that we're afraid to say when we think the united states got it wrong and to be very clear with them and i'm very clear that retreating from britain first was the wrong thing to do. back home in london the government argues that britain's ties with america military cultural diplomatic make the special relationship and this will endure long after the current president has gone the prime minister will always have regular calls with the president and she has been explicit in criticizing this tweet and i know that she will always make sure that she calls it out where she sees it and that's what she's done here. but
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a tweet from another minister who is a muslim made it clear the president had hit a raw nerve. donald trump has upset a lot of people here in westminster in fearing he still invited to london on a state visit that would involve the queen in practice it's very hard to see that visit happening any time soon the president has provided a huge public steve to a fringe far right movement britain first which has never come close to success in any form of election here in the u.k. . britain first wants to end immigration and ban islam in the u.k. anti-fascist groups believe it has about one thousand members. its deputy leader franson whose tweets were retreated by the president is facing charges of using threatening and abusive language she's thanked the president for retreating her messages to his more than forty three million followers saying god bless you trump
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god bless america barnaby phillips al-jazeera westminster. well let's get more of this from our white house correspondent kimberly how can so as we're hearing there the president's retreats have drawn real rebuke from politicians here in britain what more is the white house had to say well the silence is deafening in terms of what the white house has been saying for seems to be a resignation in the troubled ministration there's very little it can do to take the president on social media but i can tell you this is continuing to dominate the headlines here in the united states particularly on the cable news networks what we're hearing is constantly this questioning of whether or not the president and this would be an example of whether or not he is a radical in his behavior to the degree that there is a question about his fitness for office this is being reiterated by
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a very prominent democratic congressman who is pressing for an impeachment call on the floor of the house of representatives next week but at the same time to there are those who still stand firmly behind the president particularly when it comes to conservative websites and those conservative writers and right leaning newspapers who believe that this is a legitimate issue and are certainly back away in the president's sentiments that we saw late on wednesday when they in fact the president said all social media directing to theresa may that the focus should not be him but what many in the united states on the conservative side believe is a legitimate security threat inside the united kingdom now another key development emerging your and continuing reports that could be a big change at the helm all of the state department what are you hearing about the prospect of secretary of state rex tillerson being replaced. well certainly the rumors are getting ever louder in terms of the mumblings within the media and in
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washington circles this is one that has been circulating for some time the very strained relationship between the white house and the president and of course his top diplomat rex tillerson it got so loud over the summer of course particularly when there was reporting that rex tillerson had in fact called the president a moron he held a press conference to say no our relationship is very strong but he never denied the name calling and of course there have been key policy differences between the two particularly on the iran nuclear agreement also as well on north korea now we are hearing reporting that in fact there is a plan in place to replace the rex tillerson the secretary of state by the end of the year with the current cia director mike pompei oh but i can tell you when the president was asked very directly about this in the oval office he would only say very vaguely he's here rex's here and that has been echoed by sarah huckabee sanders the white house press secretary who says in fact there will be no personnel changes at this time but of course there are going to be
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a lot of questions about all of these stories the white house briefing is coming up in the next hour or so and so of course we will try to press her for further clarification thank you very much will be a stink that very closely can really help it at the white house. a tuck issue rein in gold trader who's pleaded guilty to money laundering and helping iran of a u.s. sanctions has told a new york court that turkey's president. it was prime minister at that time approved the transaction christians to me is following developments for us in new york what are we been learning about potential role in this. well some very interesting details coming out in the courthouse today let me start by backing up a little bit and explaining that reza zurab this turkish iranian gold trader is testifying against a turkish banker here in the southern district of manhattan there are two of nine
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people that the u.s. government claims were involved in this scheme to launder iranian money and violate iranian sanctions now as a rod was the lead defendant in this case he has since pled guilty to this conspiracy and is now testifying against the bank guard and on the stand he has said some things that are getting the attention of the turkish government to say the least in fact there outrage in the turkish government on wednesday he testified that he paid the former economy minister of turkey half of his profits in bribes in order to make this scheme go forward bribes totaling forty to fifty billion euro sorry forty to fifty million euro millions of dollars more and millions of turkish lira on top of that and today he said in court that this scheme was authorized by then prime minister recip tayyab era one now president of turkey
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so he is explaining on the stand basically how this scheme work that he was providing golden fake food purchases as a way for iran to spend its oil money abroad in violation of these sanctions any country basically the. added states forbids anyone from doing business with iran and using their banks and this was a scheme that he alleges he that he claims was orchestrated with the knowledge basically of the highest levels of the turkish government. well the president has complained bitterly about the fact that this trial is even taking place how might it impact relations between washington and ankara. well that's true the president has said that turkey has not violated the sanctions but it does have legitimate trade and energy ties with iran the deputy prime minister of turkey has attacked
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united states officials saying that this is a political witch hunt attempt to undermine the credibility of turkey and the president they've gone so far as to accuse the judge and prosecutor in this case of being supporters of the islamic cleric who's been exiled from turkey and blamed for mistreating a coup attempt against and won in two last year so clearly by the way the prosecutor has called those claims ridiculous they have denied that they have any connections to go and that are behind this trial but clearly this is making for very tense relations between the united states and turkey. all right well thank you very much christensen amy with all the latest on that case from new york has more to tell you about on the program but from just calls for decisive measures to help rangel refugees but stop short of calling them by then name bolivia's president says it was all position from washington that convinced him to run for.
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hello there was a red warning out for heavy rain it. came to power. yes you can see the cloud stream across from italy through montenegro and then beyond into eastern europe it gave seventy five millimeters in part a good teacher it gave snow on the ground in austria southern poland bellerose because mainly a band of rain and it's moving it's a cold front moving in this general direction behind it the air is obviously colder in fact if you're any study of satellite pictures you'll see these dots in the north sea there are showers and they are snow showers so they move south and they bring in the cold air with them so it's the forecast is that max for in paris ten in madrid snow on the high ground in northern spain rain still falling heaviest time more likely i thinking greece running up through romania and still in kiev and
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the snow from moscow and the current rounds with the stormy weather i think the baltic states where it's cold and miserable sons back out in austria there is some snow on the ground further progress will take it to the edge of europe still a lot of snow to come out of it leaving the cold behind still with a northerly wind three in paris night in madrid and a circulation the west mediterranean which looks particularly stormy that will be mostly rain but as you can see there be some snow for the french alps a real touch of winter. if you were in beijing looking out the pacific ocean you'd see american warships when miss was that somehow time is aiming to replace america and anger around the world but the chinese are not that stupid things guys want to dominate a huge chunk of the planet this seems like a preparation for our first president george washington said if you want peace
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prepare for war the coming war on china at this time just see it. welcome back without his air let's take you through the stories making headlines a joint e.u. african union summit in ivory coast is agreed a plan for the emergency evacuation from libya of refugees and migrants trapped and facing abuse in detention camps the british prime minister driesum a is repeated a condemnation of the us president donald trump for sharing anti muslim videos despite and criticizing her. and a turkish iranian gold trade and has pleaded guilty to helping iran evade u.s. sanctions as told
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a new york court the takis president roger type other one approved the transaction but he was prime minister. now the u.n. humanitarian advisor for syria has called on well powers to help arrange the evacuation of five hundred people including one hundred sixty seven children from a besieged damascus suburb egeland said humanitarian supplies are not being allowed to reach eastern ghouta nine children have died in the last few weeks while waiting for the government to allow them to be evacuated to hospitals just a forty five minute drive away rebel held east and has been under siege since twenty such teens some four hundred thousand civilians are believed to be trapped there. not being able to reach them good. for many months in most of the areas has now read to lead to an uncountably catastrophic situation so the man nutrition now recorded and we haven't had the figures before is nearly twenty percent acute malnutrition among children
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eleven point nine percent acute to men i wished them good of the children that is. up from two point one percent in general so it's a five six fold increase. in the course of twenty seventy russia has accused the united states of doing everything it can to broke rules korea and says cutting diplomatic and trade ties is not the answer on wednesday the u.s. one pyongyang will be utterly destroyed if war breaks out tensions are running high after north korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch which it claims could reach the u.s. mainland as you know back reports from seoul. following the latest in a series of ballistic missile launches north korea says its rocket weaponry system development is complete and it's finally a nuclear state the day after firing what the north says is its most advanced
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intercontinental ballistic missile yet state t.v. showed leader kim jong un overseeing the nighttime test the u.s. president again called kim little rocket men and added a new unflattering description little rocket man rocket fuel for the american the guy. is a sick puppy for the ninth time this year the united nations security council discussed yet another crisis centered on north korea this test is another confirmation that the north korean threat has changed dramatically in a few months both in scope and scale the threat has shifted from being regional to global. and from the u.s. ambassador a direct plea to china to exert greater economic pressure on its ally and neighbor
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we need china to do more president trump called chinese president xi this morning and told him that we have come to the point that china must cut off the oil from north korea that would be a pivotal step in the world's effort to stop this international pariah but no such pledge from china instead it called again on the u.s. to explore a freeze for freeze scenario in which north korea would slow its missile program if the u.s. and south korea lowered their military posture on the peninsula this position supported by russia in the clip of what we proposed a solution based along the principle of suspension for suspension which in visions of d.p. r. k. stopping missile tests while at the same time the u.s. and south korea decreasing the scale of their military exercises this in turn will pave the way for the principles of peaceful coexistence and peaceful discussions between washington and pyongyang but this has been repeatedly and vehemently ruled
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out by the u.s. another round of joint exercises between the u.s. and south korean military forces are due to start here next week north korea has said the drills are a rehearsal for war at the united nations america's ambassador has said the u.s. doesn't seek war but if it does start north korea's leaders would be in her words utterly destroyed kathy novak al jazeera soul francis is demanding the international community takes decisive measures to resolve the cause of the mass exodus of range of muslims from manama arriving in bangladesh from myanmar pope francis broke his silence over what the u.n. has called a textbook case of ethnic cleansing was also he also called on world governments to immediately provide assistance to help bangladesh cope with the crisis. nemeth he's quoted. in recent months the spirit of generosity and sort of heresy which is a distinguishing mohawk actually so it has been seen most vividly in its
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humanitarian work into a massive influx of refugees from morocco and states providing them with temporary shelter and the basic necessities of life this is been done no to sacrifice it has also been done before they always have the whole world. but while the words of pope francis for sharply still don't identify the ranjit by name only referring to them as refugees from morocco and state charles trafford has more from cox is bizarre. on the first day of his three day visit here to bangladesh the pope again not using the word that the entire international community uses to describe the refugees here in bangladesh that were being ranger the pope said that it was time to take decisive measures to resolve the cause of the refugee crisis he referred to the refugees from rakhine state and said immediate material assistance was needed to help bangladesh deal with the refugees now we understand that the decision by the
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pope notes to use the word religious early during his four day visit to myanmar came from advice from the vatican over concerns for the christian community inside me and my concerns of the potential backlash against them but certainly here on the first day of his visit to bangladesh it seems as if he is trying to avoid the politics as much as he can while the same time trying to draw attention to the plight of what is now around one point two million range of refugees sheltering in this country. that prosecutors have confirmed via buzzin krout will criminal down in court on wednesday was a lethal chemical sub and probably at died in hospital on tripping at the will crimes tribunal for the for me the at the hague and the bomber appoints. in bosnia's ethnically divided town of most star some people were in mourning on
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thursday they've held vigils for slobodan trial yet he took his own life after having his twenty year jail sentence up held at the international tribunal in the hague judges found seventy two year old probably along with five other bosnian croat leaders guilty of a so-called ethnic cleansing campaign against muslims during the bosnian war of the one nine hundred ninety s. then proclaiming his innocence he took a swig from a glass bottle he said he'd managed to bring a poisonous liquid in he was taken to hospital where he died confirming a potentially deadly substance was found in the bottle this prosecutor's spokesperson said that soon be an autopsy and toxicology tests. ridgeley convicted of crimes committed when he commanded bosnian croat forces along with his co-defendants he was found guilty of helping establish concentration camps for bosnian muslims part of a plan to create what was described as an ethnically pure greater croatia. the appeal verdict and projects death have prompted hugely different responses in bosnia here in the capital sarajevo some feel cheated. i think the incident that
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happened should be blamed on behaved tribunals says this bosnian muslim army veteran how did he bring in the bottle. while the muslim member of the country's shared presidency defended the verdict. that most i think up there in the joint criminal enterprise in the very day that led him to do what he did but in croatia the prime minister said probably suicide spoke of what he called a deep moral injustice. this is an event without precedent especially for an international courtroom he has in his own way sent a message on what he thinks about that act which we also think is unfair for the country's president the verdict should mean the start of a new era. as croatian president i will do everything so this verdict doesn't ruin relations between bosnia and croatia and i will visit bosnia as soon as possible but back in march star me and cry out reaction served as a warning. not to. be in
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a fair trial in the hague it would have contributed to peace in bosnia but as it was a political judgment there certainly will be no peaceful coexistence so the work of a tribunal for the former yugoslavia has come to an end but in places like mostar its legacy continues to prompt debate and resentments. al-jazeera. anti-government protesters have clashed with police in the philippine capital manila. demonstrators tried to break a police line up to get near the gates of the president's official residence but they were pushed back with fire hoses president declared last month that he planned to create a revolutionary government to fend off efforts to oust him but his critics fear he's dragging the country back to dictatorship account a rally was staged in support of the territories now. results of sunday's presidential election in honduras are expected in the coming hours but the main opposition candidate now says he won't accept the poll count despite being that he
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would respect it salvador has accused the electoral court of manipulating the results with ninety percent of the ballots counted present one or london and as who's seeking reelection needs the official count by and narrow. livia's president says it was opposition from washington that convinced him to run for a fourth term the constitutional court has overturned a ruling which limits reelection sparking large rallies around the country if. twenty nineteen his time in office will be extended to nineteen is port's. became president of bolivia in january two thousand and six he stood and won again the election law was changed and he was again reelected. the constitutional court has no if i'd articles in the constitution the prevent further reelection it also ignores a referendum that last february now ready voted to limit the number of times the president can serve consecutive terms. every citizen has been limited by the
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electoral law and the constitution is now able to run for election those who will ultimately decide are the bolivian people is a moral is an issue leaks up to the result of the referendum but then appealed against it saying he'd been the victim of a slur campaign and that his work remained um finished but the bolivian people want him to continue his supporters a jubilant. for us we're proud to have justice after so many years of oppression president morales has shown that he's a president loyal to the social organizations and to the indigenous people we are indigenous many bolivians however are angry with the ruling. to do. the constitutional court has dealt a blow to democracy ever morales is ignoring the constitution that he himself asked us to vote for he's ignoring the referendum of twenty sixteen when he asked us about repeatedly actions and we said no they've brought their opposition on to the
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streets in protest but they're only likely to grow as the two thousand and nineteen election date draws nearer. as oblivion i don't agree when a constitution is approved by. people been changed by the court but the first one to respect it should be the president. should respect it but as we have seen no one in the future will respect the constitution. over moralists the country's first indigenous president initially enjoyed broad support in bolivia with allies across latin america he's still popular but this thing that early supporter of diminished the changing political landscape has left him with fewer friends in the region. and for iraq how does iraq. well more details on that story and everything else we're covering right here this is why you need to go out as air dot com.
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so quick look at the top stories now and leaders in libya have agreed to the emergency evacuation of refugees and migrants facing abuse in detention camps that has been drawn up at a joint african union summit in ivory coast it's not clear how the deal will be enforced but migrants are expected to be sent back mainly to their home countries. there are women and children living in inhuman conditions we have agreed along with the e.u. and the un to set up a task force for repatriating at least three thousand eight hundred people. the u.k. prime minister to resign may is again condemned the us president donald trump for sharing anti muslim videos on twitter speaking on an official visit to jordan may said she should be free to criticize one of her nation's major allies it comes after trying to hold or to focus on tackling terrorism in her own country a turkish iranian gold trader has pleaded guilty to helping iran evade u.s. sanctions has told
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a new york court that turkey's president. approved the transaction was prime minister at the time. is the key witness in the trial of turkish banking official mathematic on a tele. the u.n. humanitarian advisor for syria has called on well powers to help arrange the evacuation of five hundred people including a hundred sixty seven children from a besieged damascus suburb jan egeland said that humanitarian supplies are not being allowed to reach eastern ghouta nine children have died in the last few weeks . after north korea's latest ballistic missile tests russia has accused the united states of doing everything it can to provoke young and moscow also insists that cutting diplomatic and trade trade ties is not the answer. to be able to reach any target on the u.s. mainland and pope francis is demanding the international community takes decisive measures to resolve the exodus
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a mass exodus of range of muslims from myanmar arriving in bangladesh pope francis broke his silence of what the united nations has called a textbook case of ethnic cleansing in racking state but he still avoided using the name rango you're up to date with all of our top stories the stream now looks at what lies ahead for zimbabwe in the post mugabe air. in the stream live on al-jazeera adelman to update three stories.

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