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al jazeera has correspondents live in green the stories they tell. about it. here are fluent in world news. in syria citizens are collecting evidence. of crimes committed against civilians who've moved out of syria those six hundred thousand pages of material so that one day they can bring the assad regime to justice it puts a human face on the charges it's a dead human face but it's a human face syria witnesses for the prosecution at this time on al-jazeera. yemen's former president calls for dialogue with the saudi led coalition in the
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conflict. and i make lot this is a live from doha also coming up the program. they told me if i went with them they would look to me and help me find a husband alone and afraid the ranger girls being sold as sex slaves after escaping violence and. determined not to take a back seat disabled people who were part of a push for better treatment. and john hendren on the detroit river in the only floating code in the united states. so then the fighting between former allies in yemen is entering a fifth day dozens have been killed since the violence began in the capital sana on wednesday it's between the seas and supporters of former president ali abdullah
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saleh says he is open to talks with the side led coalition to end the war but he's the leader abdul malik al he has called sellers move a coup against the fragile alliance that the former allies have been fighting coalition forces since march two thousand and fifteen is this report. clashes between two parties meant to be on the same site who the rebels and feiss aligned with former president. dozens have been killed and wounded since the violence began in yemen's capital on wednesday now the split has evolved sana to saudi arabia. has called for talks not just with the but with the saudi led coalition if they stop the air attacks. they need to lift the blockade and open. airports allow food and medicine into the country will open a new page for them for dialogue what is happening in yemen is enough
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a coalition statement welcome solace move saying it would redeem yemen from the evils of iranian terrorist and sick tarion militias returning it to the pen era pure and natural fault but the who things who are backed by iran so they still have support from members of celebs political party and adrift so lead directly. we used to praise your position in the past even though it was one of words only which came with its fair share of backstabbing disappointment discouragement disobedience and many other problems remain patient but that wasn't enough for you shame on you a big shame. they were never natural allies struck a fragile alliance with the who these after a popular uprising ended his decades long rule in two thousand and twelve now says he wants a quick into the conflict which is
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a volved into the world's largest humanitarian crisis but others believe is personally motivated it seems to me that they might be a collaboration between regional powers. and maybe the legitimate government to somehow overthrow the whole thing is first and then have a sort of serious political talk this is what it looks like with the whole thing is headed the two sides have fought together for years it's widely thought that the who things would never have been able to take over the capital without some help but now they fractured allegiance is threatening to take a sauna and its people apart. from peter salzberg who is a researcher at the think tank chatham house and he says the situation in yemen is likely to worsen before any deal can be reached. what sallah said today was in effect that he is splitting from his coalition with the who thiis with this this rebel group that took over in september of two thousand and fourteen and he's
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telling the coalition let's have a ceasefire you guys don't get involved in this right now i'll take care of business here in sun i'll get rid of the who these and then we can work on a deal and what we're hearing is that this is been worked out through back channels previous to to what's happened over the last few days and that there is a deal in principle the people are willing to partake in i think it's almost certain that things are going to get worse before they get better what we're hearing is that the gunmen have been pushed out of key positions in sun then they're regrouping there massing forces on the outskirts of the capital you've got the various tribal groups who sit around the capital getting ready to fight with with them so looks like things are going to get pretty serious in iran in the coming days and the question again then becomes how will the saudi led coalition respond how will their allies on the ground respond and for now what seems to be happening is they're not launching airstrikes and they're not pushing on any of the
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front lines it seems they're going to let this play out in sanaa and they're going to see who comes out on top to the crisis in me i'm on now and pope francis has defended his silence on the plight of the rich and your refugees saying he spoke truth in private the leader of the catholic church has faced international criticism for not directly addressing the crisis during his visit to me in my last week but francis didn't use the word ranger until he was in bangladesh where he met refugees who escaped the military crackdown i mean that is how. i was interested in my message getting through so i saw that in my speech if i'd use that word the door would have slammed shut but i describe the situation the riots that no one should be excluded citizenship to allow me in my private meetings to go further i was very very satisfied with the discussions i was able to have. meanwhile the influx of ranger to bangladesh has exposed the dark underlying issue at refugee camps and cultures bizarre aid agencies say that young ranger women are being sold as sex
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slaves people trafficking is common in the camps where his have sought safety for decades child stratford has this report cartoon is not a real name we call it now that to protect their identity the fifteen year old ranger refugee says her mother father brother and sister all killed by a multi shell fired by the me on my military at a village three months ago she says after she escaped by boat to bangladesh two women approached her on the beach saying they could help her instead they sold her into sex slavery. they told me if i went with them they would look after me and help me find a husband. says that up to three weeks of being locked in a house alone she was sold to a bangladeshi man she says the man took her to another house raped and sexually abused her for twelve days. he said i will choke you i will stab you i will kill
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you do you want to be killed the way the military killed people and me and mom i won't let you go a local aid agency the latest a cartoon but doesn't want to be named said its staff working with trafficking victims have received death threats from criminal gangs operating in the refugee camps the head of the organization told us riggins you girls some as young as thirteen are being taken by the traffickers it's thought some have been smuggled abroad. hasina begum and her family have been living in a refugee camp in bangladesh since fleeing an early a crackdown by the mia military in the one nine hundred ninety s. . a teenage girl was kidnapped on the way to school the kidnappers were wearing a woman's neck out to cover their faces that's why they went recognized the united nations says six and labor trafficking networks have existed in the camps for years
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but more than six hundred twenty thousand re-injure have arrived here in the last couple of months and at least sixty percent of them are children and aid agencies having to focus on the delivery of vital humanitarian assistance at this stage so the trafficking situation is getting worse. with so many vulnerable people coming into a small area in such a short space of time. it's definite almost start it's increased there's been recruiters here in cox's desire bangladesh previous to this influx and we know that they're getting more business and that new criminal networks have sort of kicked into action we have to start addressing us and we have to do it now urgently after twelve days the man who pulled the call to return her to the two women who sold her they left in the refugee camp where she now lives with a woman who found her alone in the freud. strafford al-jazeera cox's bazaar and
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with. that the united states has pulled out of a united nations pact designed to improve the handling of refugees and migrants worldwide un member states will gather in mexico on monday for talks on the plan which is known as the global compact on migration it aims to protect migrants and refugees around the world but the u.s. ambassador to the un nikki haley says the pact is inconsistent with united states policies. syrian government airstrikes have targeted several cities and towns in damascus province at least six people were killed in our bin while two others died in. there have been also been attacked in eastern guta which has been under siege by the syrian army since two thousand and thirteen. but the syrian government says there can be no progress in talks to end the fighting if the opposition keeps demanding that president assad step down its delegation has returned to damascus and says it hasn't decided whether to go back to geneva when talks resume on
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tuesday our diplomatic editor james bays reports now from. the syrian delegation leaving the talks in geneva it's not clear if they'll return their chief negotiator expressing irritation at comments by the opposition side who are still stressing assad must go the language he was. irresponsible politically speaking his position is perhaps surprising his russian allies since their intervention in the war in twenty fifteen have turned things around for assad on the battlefield. and in recent months president putin has also been in the driving seat diplomatically reaching understanding's with two countries that had led the campaign against assad turkey and saudi arabia it held an important meeting last month in riyadh in a major reorganization prominent opposition figures quit their posts as members of
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another group with close links to moscow and derided by some as a sad stooges were admitted to the geneva delegation there's also been an important change of emphasis by the un at previous rounds of talks special envoy stefan de mistura as main aim was a transitional government it is clear the political transition is the mother of all ages he was working to the exact wording of his predecessor special envoy the former secretary general kofi annan who drew up the geneva communique which was signed by the international community in twenty twelve the communique which was later rian dorst by a security council resolution called for a transitional governing body agreed by mutual consent that last bit is important as the opposition has in the past said it would never consent to a sad being part of a transition what's changed is that demas stora has now drawn up
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a list of twelve principles that he says will guide the negotiations in the future can i also get clarification that you are still seeking to form a transitional governing body with full executive power agreed by mutual consent dear twelve. brink that will point when you will be reading them and you will recall that event by and we hope to produce this and if there is a dick come on and if the ending are completely constantly inspired by did you never communicate it and it twenty to fifty four. a special envoy for at them and they don't know sorry i've not read them but i've read a version of yeah like that and old version way and you would theme i waited and hours are after that exchange de mistura published his twelve principles nowhere in here is there any mention of a transitional governing body of former leader of the opposition has told our jazeera the whole process has been compromised western diplomats say de mistura is
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changing the rules of the game and that his plan now is very russian flavored james weighs out his era geneva. just ahead here in al-jazeera russia is the world's biggest nuclear stockpile out of many fear it's in no rush to reduce itself plus. it's beginning to look a lot like christmas thousands of people in bethlehem welcome the festive season in style. however seems a really heavy rain and some snow nasty weather across southern parts of here this big massive cloud that seizing a little further east was but there's still another one just around central parts of the mediterranean this area of low pressure has been put to seeing
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a fair bit of rain sleet and snow strong mistral winter feeding that france. would have fifty five millimeters. twenty four hours and i was it was out by any of the hundred sixty one millimeters of rain and i say my period of time in that disturbed weather will remain in a similar area as we go on through the next as i further along the showers through central and western parts of the mediterranean was never the balkans lots of snow on the northern flank there still is a fair bit of snow further north to just the central northern parts jamey just into the northeastern corner of france meanwhile signs of coming into london double figures here along last ten degrees celsius say with the next couple of days that wintry mix will start a little further race with still cold enough but a little dry down towards southern most pos but i shall was never really too far away from the central med and to date across the northwest of africa algeria still seeing a few showers over the next couple of days. with temperatures struggling into the
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low teens.
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well you're watching out there are lots of reminder of the top stories this hour and the former yemeni president ali abdullah saleh has called for talks between his supporters and he to rebels and the saudi led coalition the arab alliance which entered the civil war in two thousand and fifteen has welcomed the move at least forty people have been killed in the capital sana in the past few days. pope francis has defended his statements in me amount of the pilots have written you a refugee saying he spoke the truth in private pontiff ace criticism for not directly addressing the crisis during his visit and avoiding what would be in jail until he was in. meanwhile u.s. secretary of defense jim mattis has met egypt's president i don't factor and the defense minister said keep it so be encouraged this comes a week after more than three hundred people were killed in an attack on a mosque in northern sinai matus is on a five day trip to reaffirm the u.s.
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commitment to the middle east he's now in jordan when next visit pakistan and kuwait. egyptian presidential candidate ahmed shafik has reportedly arrived in qatar enough to be arrested and deported from the united arab emirates sheikh had been based in the u.a.e. since losing to mohamed morsi in the two thousand and twelve election the former prime minister and air force commander announced last week he plans to run for president next year incumbent leader sisi is widely expected to seek another term. as an associate professor of law at texas a and m. university and she says it's likely there is some truth to the claim of being barred from leaving the u.s. . he clearly has been deported and presumably the reason why he was deported was in retaliation for his claiming that he was barred from departing the u.a.e. for france and a european trip or he was going to be campaigning among the egyptian diaz for there
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and then presumably heading to egypt so i don't think that he would take such a big political risk of insulting his hosts for over five years who effectively gave him refuge while he was facing criminal charges in egypt that he would do something like that publicly on as if at least it was there was some truth to it so i think he probably was kept but now he's going to pay a higher price and now i think he is going to face serious problems in egypt where we don't know if he's going to be detained and i don't think there's any knowledge right now of where he has been sent to in egypt i think fish if he is a formidable contender and the presidential elections primarily because he has legitimacy as a former general and because he represents the barak era and six years now after the so-called revolution of two thousand and eleven there is a significant number of egyptians who reminisce. for the mubarak era and they would
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like that era to come back and that's what he represents and presumably there are people in the military and other parts of the security apparatus who have signaled to him that they would support him if he announced his candidacy it's a thousand of his rallies of rallied in tel aviv to protest against government corruption. it was a low just in a series of demonstrations triggered by allegations made against prime minister binyamin your who earlier this year public frustration has been growing about the slew peaks of investigations against the who is suspected of involvement in bribery and soulard. india has opened a new trade route to afghanistan that bypasses pakistan by using an iranian port the first phase of the shah holton iran was inaugurated on sunday it links india to afghanistan and central asia pakistan denies transit access for trade.
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several police offices and a protest have been injured during a rally against a far right alternative for germany part of the n.t. migrant party was meeting to elect new leadership at the cullen has more now from heaven. as the day began police fired water cannons at protesters trying to block the straits at least one protester and several police were injured thousands tried to stop delegates from attending the first conference of the far right party since it won more than ninety seats in the german election us we are ashamed that there is do you want. and. still be in our town in our congress there is a fight in germany against. the nazis. because you know what. right opinions do to a land and this is. not good inside the dispute was not with the
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leftist protestors fit within the party itself a leadership battle between extreme nationalists and a more moderate of the f.t. was locked in a stalemate forcing parliamentary leader alexander galland to step in and share power with current party head point then. this time of year. i think we can work together very well i didn't intend to do this you know that i didn't want to run for the chairmanship but a situation came up which was i don't want to say i love strictly for the party but which was dangerous the question now is whether the party can contain ideological differences and appeal to the wider electorate all of this matters because chancellor angela merkel is running out of options to form a coalition government if germany is forced to go back to the poems that i have seen could be strengthened further but if she forms a central coalition the social democrats are expected the i.a.f. team will become the biggest opposition voices can follow but for germany this has
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consequences for a political rhetoric for the way we debate in public and for the way for the tone that i've the sets and social media especially once the bastion of stability in europe it's now a messy time in german politics like alan al-jazeera had over. the nobel peace prize ceremony will be held in the norwegian capital oslo on december the tenth and picking up the award is the international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons or i can the groups dedicated to creating a world without nuclear weapons and we're looking at the new status of countries worldwide in the days leading up to the ceremony and russia has the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons and there's concern it isn't doing enough to reduce the size of its austral were a challenge has this report from moscow. of all the nuclear states in the world
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russia has the most weapons roughly seven thousand strategic nuclear warheads one thousand five hundred are on missiles ready to be fired from military bases four thousand five hundred stockpiles two thousand five hundred are retired waiting to be dismantled it's a major reduction from the cold war years forty thousand nukes have been amassed by the time the soviet union was nearing collapse but it's the agreements which produced such significant disarmament are under strain the united states unilaterally withdrew from the ballistic missile treaty in two thousand and two and recently washington and moscow have accused each other of violating another cornerstone agreements of the nuclear age the intermediate range nuclear forces treaty when ronald reagan and mikhail gorbachev signs their names in one thousand nine hundred seventy they outlawed all land based missiles that could strike
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targets between five hundred and five thousand five hundred kilometers. but russia and the u.s. both say each other's cruise missile systems such as russia's caliber class here have been given secret updates so they don't comply with the i.n.f. treaty. but he may putin says russia has only been developing air and sea based intermediate range missiles weapons which the u.s. has long held a superior advantage. we believe that we have only balanced out a situation if someone does not like it and wishes to withdraw from the treaty for example our american partners our response will be immediate i would like to repeat this one immediate and reciprocal this nonproliferation analyst says such talks sets a dangerous precedent. nations with. nuclear arsenals. and
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. so it's a message doesn't actually. the nation as a nation should have their own you can build. in other words russia and the united states have a special responsibility not to let a new global nuclear arms race spiral out of control chalons how to zero. the next up in a series return to the united kingdom when despite strong opposition to nuclear weapons political leaders are divided on what to do about them we'll have that story later here on al-jazeera. it is that time of year christmas decorations of going up in the occupied west bank in what's believed to be the birthplace of jesus christ. and there you go the lights were switched on in bethlehem's manger square and the
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church of the nativity it marks the start of a season of celebrations that draws thousands of his every yeah sorry force it is that. thousands here in bethlehem is mangers a. local boy. twenty seventeen this of course is an event about much more than that it's about the start of the christmas season and the christmas tree but politics aren't far away in america talking about how. it is besieged on all sides by illegal israeli settlements prime minister the palestinian. also here and talking about an issue. on the agenda in the news the possibility the likelihood even the united states is going to recognize jerusalem as the capital of israel. and. if america declares to the capital of israel or moves the u.s. embassy to jerusalem the whole region will be plunged into further instability and
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it will destroy any chance of peace the palestinian prime minister went on to light the christmas tree making the point that there had to be space carved out. and happiness even in such circumstances and there is a good deal of that on display here tonight the december season the christmas season is vitally important here for the tourist numbers for the economy and the four thousand beds that there are here no tells all of them are booked out for the whole of december that is a scene that's been seen across the occupied west bank where tourist numbers are significantly up so there is some optimism here and officially the start of the christmas season. well the end of the year holiday period is a busy time of course a postal service is right across the world people send parcels and cards to loved ones but those deliveries are easier to make in some areas than others john hendren went to find out about the challenges faced by one of the more unique postal services in the united states.
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welcome to the world's only floating postal code there we go. when cargo ships from around the globe travel to great lakes this boat. mail and a lifeline will become alongside you're just about as far if that's all right there will be five and they don't even have to stop somewhere between detroit and windsor canada a makeshift mailbox plunges down the freighters side. and returns with the daily post. in an instant it's over. there on your porch. april through december if you're on an international freighter going down the detroit river this is the only way to get your mail and while every other postal code in the u.s. is fixed zip code for eight two two two goes wherever this boat goes this is captain. scott in eight hundred seventy four jim hogans great grandfather started using a rowboat to ferry messages supplies into later mailed to passing ships that
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a century later the fourth generation owner got the call they had found an opening in the middle of that summer and said hey i need to the south after noon and one thing led to another and here i am forty four years later so the importance of continuing at in the family as his what really makes sense to me now there is no business quite like him throughout the world and in major ports there are boats who do deliveries to ships but the wescott is the only one of its kind that is specifically the extension of the us post office it's got its own zip code it's its own boat and frankly knowing the crew there they're pretty unique to the company has delivered everything from pizza to a donkey this ship sank during a stormy delivery in two thousand and one killing two crew members now the family business is expanding for delivering groceries to some of the ships a go by and it also would like to get
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a few other boats to do some other like charter things if possible just in time for the fifth generation. john hendren and. detroit. so let's have a recap of the headlines here on al-jazeera and the former yemeni president ali abdullah saleh has called for talks between his supporters the hutu rebels and the saudi led coalition the arab alliance which ended the civil war in two thousand and fifteen is welcome relief at least forty people have been killed in the capital sana in the past few days in battles between the cooties and fighters loyal to. the pope francis has defended his statements in myanmar on the plight of the refugees saying he spoke in truth in private the pontiff faced criticism for not directly addressing the crisis during his visit and avoiding the word regime due to
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leaves in that. i mean. i was interested in my message getting through so i saw that in my speech if i'd use that word the door would have slammed shut but i describe the situation the riots that no one should be excluded citizenship to allow me in my private meetings to go further i was very very satisfied with the discussions i was able to have the syrian government airstrikes have talked to several cities and towns into massacres province at least six people were killed in our been while two others died in western they have also been attacks in eastern which has been under siege by the syrian army since two thousand and thirteen about four hundred thousand so in into believed to be trapped there. u.s. secretary of defense jim mattis has met egypt's president abdul fattah el-sisi and the defense minister said in the car it comes a week after more than three hundred people were killed in an attack on a mosque in northern sinai mattis is on a five day trip to reaffirm the u.s.
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commitment to the middle east he's now in jordan and will next visit pakistan and q.a. . the u.s. has pulled out of a united nations pact designed to improve the handling of refugees and migrants worldwide it says the plan is inconsistent with the policies of the united states. got more news here on al-jazeera right after story. says he staged a serious debate. from. this time on al-jazeera. national security adviser my. name in this game of political russian roulette. is inside story.

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