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thomas but if you can give them the opportunity to wonderful things stop. look at the exit distance there's at least twenty thousand for him to refugees who live here we badly need at this moment leadership and tell president hosni mubarak has resigned. it's going to be the next president retaliation we're going to go. back she's very kind it's just gas subsidies to be doing it best to prevent getting anyone to skeptical that. he achieved something that never happened before. al-jazeera.
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and i'm jane this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes christian leaders in the holy land come out strongly against the u.s. recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital. oh. my god. the seventy thousand people homeless in the philippines and at least two hundred dead in the wake of tropical storm ten but. north korea calls the latest round of u.n. sanctions aimed at its nuclear program an act of war. and we'll have more on one of the most amazing sports stories of the year as new n.h.l. team the biggest golden knights beat the washington capitals to win their teeth home game at the city. ellison in christian leaders have rejected the u.s.
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decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital calling it dangerous and an insult it follows weeks of demonstrations across the occupied palestinian territories since that decision was made at least fifteen protesters have now been killed donald trump's move was also made with outrage across the world hundreds of thousands of people rallied in countries throughout the middle east as well as muslim majority nations like indonesia malaysia and pakistan on thursday the un general assembly voted overwhelmingly for a non-binding resolution declaring trumps decision no and void but trump isn't backing down he insists the u.s. embassy in israel will be moved from tel aviv to jerusalem breaking with fifty years of diplomatic convention. oh dell hamid is live for us in bethlehem talk us through what has been happening today part of. the brain.
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injury and the time now of. the. ground. with. the industry. but never around a bit. of the nothing. come up and down the back seat but then you could end up being here and to square that to maintain cherish now joining me here and then you're going to want to have council member here a black man thank you very much for joining me and merry christmas or just now i see the celebrations are going on as scheduled but it is somehow different this year isn't it yes definitely here we are used to be a christmas celebration always there is something going on in the area since i was born and you know you know from my to the forty seven until today every year we
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have something going on but that despite of the fact we're always celebrating christmas i'm trying to send a message is a peace loving understanding and our president. president say arafat son of a muslim but we want peace with our neighbors and we're always sending a message of hope and love to the other side as well to keep the terror here and they some of these bands carrying fake banners saying. will it happen enough for the palestinians and so on no no that the banners around this man i think wants to make sure that message it's quite clear oh definitely you know we believe that jerusalem is the capital of the world and that palestine is part of the world we need. through to sundown convey the message to go world. jerusalem has a piece of us and we have a piece of jerusalem and at the same time we need to be able to share jerusalem and
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to have easy access to jerusalem spell acim is done all over the world people come jerusalem and bethlehem cannot disconnect jerusalem from the time of the same time we say that jerusalem must be the capital of the whole world and actually both cities downloading and both of them are closely intertwined in centuries out of five president mike pence who was supposed to come here and that the whole shape has been canceled until mid january maybe back but lamb made it very clear that he wouldn't be one of them yeah he had he actually made his visit and that's still the case what was the message you know the message that time the mayor and the governor but. you know after what's the statement on the statement of the president trump they had to to also do a statement tell them about the plan is a palace in the city we have jerusalem these drucilla as the capital of palestine
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in order to make the two state solution go through which is good for both sides. allison isn't this really you know the i think the palestinian people have a great heart. are always welcoming people who want to intervene and do the job. to make this this. this occupation this war. lord. knows who want to say something good. to me directly just quickly because. this is. one of those. and he gave me the faith. because everything. that makes him the right. q. to. cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut
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a cut all the time for the bulk of the people who were. killed during the surge looked at the cold war the cut the budget the role of her the told her you're celebrating the over such areas for such looks the utter security the to lower the liquor oh shut up rachel a live look at the birthplace of the such celebrating the fall from the tree cut for the told live cut if you cut
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cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut how to build homemade thank you that there are about half a million palestinian christians but many of them live in other parts of the world just over a thousand christians remain in the gaza strip where small christmas celebrations are planned reports. this is all of reza sayah has extended family this week galavis christmas. a son went to the occupied west bank three years ago and never came back he took his two sons worried for their future hearing gaza. one of her daughters moved to canada six years ago
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a family that bad other life is very difficult in gaza we live under siege and we cannot move anywhere gaza has become a big prison we've witnessed many was during the bombing we had to sleep in the church for safety the the story of rosettes family is typical among as a small community of christians because they're in just three churches congregations are shrinking. their populations just over a thousand it was more than double that ten years ago when the blockade by israel in egypt began they suffer the same daily struggles as the muslim majority sociologists a christian families tend to have more means to get out there since family. usually has. are you. look lovely. and i think the more the human being has options and the more has money and you look to the to the to the life and good life and this is good life is not available
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in gaza even you are money in gaza but you can have your life. adding to the strife is the u.s. recognition of jerusalem as the capital of israel. here in this community center christians are holding a vigil in solidarity for jerusalem as palestine's capital the feeling among christian communities very much the same as it is among the muslim majority everyone we've spoken to see here is it opposition to the u.s. move and they say it only adds to the frustrations of life here. there are many muslims here too the communities carry exist. it's a somber runs the center he says they do everything they can to try and provide support for young people. to do what they need to do what they must do in their lives as young do you do what you can see
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a lot of them want to leave and i know that you believe this is more secure more comfortable for them to come for sure many young people here say they like gaza just that on the seat there are no opportunities here. almost anyone who can leave and so this small christian community is getting smaller malcolm web al jazeera in gaza. we are doing a special program on the tension of the status of jerusalem this christmas eve watch the holy land at twenty one thirty g.m.t. on sunday here on al-jazeera. twenty five people being killed by a strikes in yemen cording to local officials sunday led coalition reportedly targeted a protest rally in the district of north of the capital sana'a it's thought some of the dead were pro who tribal leaders who had organized the demonstrations. were then turning people are dead and dozens are missing off to tropical storm
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devastated the southern philippines unleashing flash floods and landslides thousands have been forced from their homes and the state of emergency has been declared in several areas reports. digging through the devastation caused by tropical storm tendon these rescue workers use whatever they can to find survivors but hope quickly turns to anguish as one of the youngest casualties is pulled from the mud. hours after unleashing flooding and landslides that has left dozens dead on the southern island of mindanao tendon slammed into another set of philippine islands late on saturday officials say people living in the area ignored warnings to leave and were swept away. by the flood was already close and the people were not able to get out of their homes the flood was so strong that it swept away houses. emergency responders say rocks and boulders some as biggest cars were washed down from the mountains and buried scores of homes in the town of p.r.
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. more than seventy thousand people have been displaced in a region already ravaged by the government's fight against groups aid organizations have criticized the government's response and this is something that is not shouldn't be a surprise to the philippine government and the philippines so it is also very questionable when a government is not prepared to give relief and to give help to the people then this things happen because they should be right. tropical storm tendon is the latest to hit the philippines which is battered by around twenty major storms each year they can get one of the world's most disaster prone countries and while the storm is now heading out over the south china sea towards vietnam the devastation it's caused will continue to cause misery in al-jazeera north korea has called the latest round of u.n. sanctions and act of war it's state news agency says a strong nuclear deterrence program is the only way to frustrate the u.s. the u.n.
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imposed extra measures on pyongyang on friday following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test. from seoul. north korea called the latest round of un security council sanctions imposed on it as a threat as a violation of its sovereignty as well as an act that would violate peace and stability in the region it also seemed to direct much of its anger at the u.s. who led drafted and negotiated this latest round of sanctions now one interesting thing however is north korea seems to acknowledge that these latest sanctions are the toughest ever that it's facing it called it tantamount to a complete economic blockade as not only a significant cap on petrol supplies the sanctions also call for the repatriation of north korean foreign labor as within the next twenty four months hitting an important income source for the isolated country it also calls for an ban on north
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korean exports including machinery and lumber again hitting north korea's income source there isn't however any indication in the statement that north korea will change its behavior in fact the tone is one of defiance but this is very much in line with previous statements in reaction to past sanctions many analysts have come to believe that the world is running out of sanctions options when it comes to dealing with north korea now the hope however is that these sanctions will have the effect of making it more difficult for north korea to carry out further tests. go ahead on the news on including we report from venezuela in the second part of our special series where community activists are working together to provide what the government cannot. and i. thank you yes with the latest series on artificial intelligence in the years to come will this be doing your job.
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and sport cattle make a successful start to their title defense at the gulf cup final be here with the details. then as well as take the first step towards expelling top diplomats from brazil and canada accusing them of meddling in domestic politics the head of the pro government constituent assembly has declared them cerner non-grata not wanted or not welcome in the country the diplomats say nicolas maduro his government is consolidating power by isolating the opposition ahead of next year's presidential vote the assembly has effectively barred three opposition parties from running in the election and we are reporting from venezuela in the second part of our one year five families series inflation is rampant food and medicine are scarce prison it is murderous government has been accused of human rights abuses it remains defiant
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dentals from reports from caracas. the pitot a neighborhood on the outskirts of caracas doesn't have rubbish collection or running water one of the more. we haven't had any water for three years we park our car here and fuel these containers more or less every day and a half. cathy is a community worker here suffering the same shortages everyone else but not prepared to just accept me to. look i turn it on but the water comes out so we have to shower with cups. she could jolles shames and encourages her neighbors to respond if the municipality won't collect the rubbish then they will. the government does not give resources to the local authorities so they do not pay the companies that do the work because they don't have the budget so everyone three but that is who is affected. katty like many venezuelans has put her dreams on hold
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in her case to bake cakes with inflation through the roof withdraw cash food and medicine scarce many venezuelans have lost faith in their politicians and they're increasingly looking inwards organizing themselves in the hope of a better future. they're all victims are rampant inflation food medicine shortages and rising crime it's important to work together we've forgotten that we're all brothers and sisters from the same land a land called been a swell and we're trying to take the reins of this country we're not politicians we don't work for any government agency we want to show that the citizens still have power. tens of thousands of venezuelans have left the country got his daughter hannah says he's hoping to join an uncle in costa rica. and the wages are not enough not even for their share or even to get through them and i'd like to live alone but you have to share. presidential elections scheduled for next october
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president nicolas maduro will stand again hoping to extend the brand of socialism introduced in one thousand nine hundred nine by his predecessor charice the opposition is divided and some are being prohibited from standing. yet but i'm not at all it's illogical the one person will solve all of them as well as problems every one of us is obliged to play their part in improving the country. then this way there is in crisis like kathy many like say where their politicians a failed they are going to do something about it they lack torah but it isn't and they're out to see it or caracas more than two thousand seven hundred people in turkey have been dismissed from their posts as part of the country's latest emergency rule decree soldiers teachers and bureaucrats were sacked over an alleged links to what been called terror organizations in total one hundred fifty thousand
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have been dismissed or suspended from their jobs since the failed coup in july last year that service suspected ties to the movement of u.s. based cleric for toulon girl in turkey accused him of organizing the failed coup by one couple on as the director of policy analysis at the doha institute he says the latest dismissal show president has gone too far. well i think at the very beginning his the action was fully understood because that was an attempt on the life of the president and an attempt actually to overthrow a democratically democratically elected government but i think after that he went too far using that as a pretext actually in order to belch not only the military in which he actually used. in fact he seized on that called an opportunity for him in order to bring the army and that he's going toward because for the past fifteen years of. actually the military has been the bastion of secularism in turkey and it was very
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much the party which has resisted so many reforms that the president has suggested in order to bring the whole state. apparatus and that his so i took that opportunity actually to bring the army and the controversy but as i said he went too far when he actually also the state bureaucracy he fired out hundreds of university professors i know for sure that some colleges in turkish university don't have teachers actually to teach the courses he also the judiciary so he went after almost all those he was suspecting of posing him without actually they had links to the movement. or or not. i just want to show you some pictures that have just come in to us these are not live but just came just a couple minutes ago they are of the latin patriarch of jerusalem and he's been
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crossing through the israeli checkpoint into bethlehem and that's amidst the celebrations that have been going on all day as i correspond was telling us and finding out for us a little bit more subdued this year after donald trump's comments about turning jerusalem into israel's capital certainly knowledge in it as israel's capital so those pictures there will bring you more as and when the events of the day on. a cease fire by south sudan's warring sides come into force to allow humanitarian access to civilians caught in the fighting the deal agreed after talks in ethiopia's capital addis ababa is the latest attempt to end the four year long civil war aims to revive a two thousand and fifteen peace deal that collapsed last year after heavy fighting broke out in south sudan's capital juba. liberians will go to the polls on tuesday
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in a runoff to choose the next president follows weeks of uncertainty about whether the vote would actually happen following a supreme court hearing the former international footballer george with is taking on vice president joseph mohammed at reports in the capital monrovia. streets and colorful campaign rallies in the liberian capital monrovia as the campaign season draws to a close kind of dates in liberia's runnels presidential election in a last minute hunt for votes for my international football a judge who will hold going to most polls in the plus round held it to the gathered his supporters a provia some old tools to. i'm supposed to go out because when you change. we are almost twelve years. good job no good morning after sitting for the corner to. his opponent is just a block i like d.d.'s vice president for the past four seasons he's come failing in
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rural life he's seventy two year old was complaining when a platform of continue to taking credit for months of the government of the flushed elected president in africa and then george will salif who he served under four to thomas the outgoing president has however chosen not to endorse her deputy and candidate ruling unity petit and his state chosen to back george way most liberians hope the board don't choose their water they are from peace and democracy investments which if there is also hold it will be the first time since my default default but that would be a pistol hundred ball of power and i believe the elections are also the first vote organized with all the help of the united nations says the civil war ended in two thousand and three but they're not just that they also bought the numerous needles liberia's four point five million people from fixing roads and building new ones to
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improving the quality of education and health care liberia is still recovering from a diverse teaching civil war that's right between one thousand nine hundred eighty nine and two thousand and three more than fifty percent of its population also live in abject poverty it's no surprise therefore the expectations from the next president. i graduated. i graduated in one thousand nine hundred three from the technical school and the professional capitol for the last twelve years that this government was in power i couldn't get a job as always all i have to eat every day i'm tired of eating for now liberians dance towards election day i'm simply they say to good times in the years to come the heart of the world is either one groove french president emanuel micron has announced an additional twelve million dollars in funding to help educate girls in need it's part of an effort to curb migration mccraw says france is ready to strengthen its military force fighting alongside african troops against rebel
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groups in the region earlier he pledged four hundred seventy five million dollars to support other projects in asia until twenty twenty one it's been a month since emerson money was sworn in as zimbabwe's new president he inherited a bankrupt economy and high unemployment from longtime leader robert mugabe to step down after military intervention ports from harare and what progress has been made since the change of power. prices of basic commodities have gone up since president emerson when i took over last month people seem to prefer shopping in the store because it's a little bit cheaper than others but it's still frustrating where was. twenty dollars and i mean the so-called sixty or seventy dollars to me were two terms for things and so much. when i got was new administration has promised to end crippling cash shortages this hasn't happened yet some economists blame what they call
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business owners indiscipline coming from the very ground of companies trying to make as much fortune as possible before prices stabilizes but shop owners say the shortage of foreign currency is to blame some have to buy dollars on the black market at a premium to remain viable they insist they have to hike prices the government accuses some business owners and politicians are breaking the exchange control law by illegally stashing money abroad and not depositing it in local banks the president says he has a list of individuals who have money overseas some of it stolen and smuggled out of the country one of prison and that was first act was to order a three month amnesty for the return of stolen money to the country people have until march to do so or they will be arrested despite the huge economic challenges they have been more positive developments since when i became president the government says civil servants will be paid on time this month some eighty games
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i'm now giving us dollars that had not happened for months the new administration is also trying to mend strained relations with some in the international community which will ensure the sanctity and security of your investment and. to. all agreements we entered into with you including. investment. in terms of the. property. xabi respected many zimbabweans hope when they will turn around the economy real positive we trying to be positive for good changes we hope for the better for a better country the bobbins know it will take time for the situation to improve but until the new president's promises become reality long lines outside banks and rising food prices will likely continue. al-jazeera had only a few moments we'll have the weather with step through standing by but still ahead
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on al-jazeera more of our special coverage of the christmas season in the holy land after the break a look at them and palestinian refugee community. and our child has become one of the world's leading spots for plastic surgery. and coming up with foreign sport barcelona and real madrid's hopes of retaining the spanish league title. by the sky knowing the full range and. or off the coast of the italian riviera. hello there the storm that hit the philippines recently has now intensified to a typhoon we can see it very clearly on the satellite picture this blob of cloud here worked its way steadily towards the west over the past few hours in the philippines is now fortunately in the clear the clear up operations there obviously
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still taking place but now this storm is heading its way towards the west it looks like it's covering a huge area but if we take the fifth cut off that and just look at the shadow you can see that actually the center is still cover in just a smaller fast smaller area now putting all the power back on this is what we've currently got that is time for temp in the sustained winds one hundred fifty kilometers per hour of course there were gusts on top of that and it's moving currently towards the west at around twenty kilometers per hour now the reason it's intensified recently is because it's over some fairly warm sea but as it works its way towards the west the sea there isn't quite so warm and so that will actually make it decreased slightly in its intensity so by the time it reaches just the southern tip of the them there shouldn't be such a monster of a storm in fact the winds we're expecting to be around eighty kilometers per hour gusts on top of that we're expecting landfall on the twenty fifth at around eighteen g.m.t. and then it's going to work its way studly towards the southern parts of time. the
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weather sponsored by qatar means. forced to flee from syria to lebanon many refugee mothers risked childbirth in terrible conditions delivery is very difficult here in lebanon it's ghostly i can't go back to syria now because of the war but one lebanese woman is committed to helping them. become friends with every woman i turn around she is important to me this is there are a few g.'s midwife at this time on al-jazeera world you are making very pointed remarks where on line the main u.s. response to drug use and the drug trade over the last fifty years has been criminalized or if you join us on saturday no evil person just wakes up of it in the morning and says i want to cover the world in darkness this is a dialogue and that could be what leading to some of the confusion i like about people saying they don't actually know what's going on join the colobus
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conversation at this time on al-jazeera. again you're watching al-jazeera mind of our top stories palestinian christian leaders have rejected the u.s. decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital calling a dangerous and insult these are the latest pictures of the acting lesson the patriarch of jerusalem crossing the israeli checkpoint on his way to. north korea is called the latest round of un sanctions an act of war state news agency says a stronger nuclear deterrence program is the only way to frustrate the u.s. the u.n.
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imposed a ninety percent ban on the country's fuel and it's. at least two hundred people being killed in the southern philippines after tropical storm tembin caused landslides and flooding officials said many villages ignored warnings to leave coastal areas and was swept away the storm system is now moving towards vietnam. millions of palestinians live in countries around the world waiting to return to what is now israel life in exile has been particularly hard in lebanon where refugees are denied many rights to discourage them from second their reports from beirut. it's been sixty nine years in exile. will feed thought it was eleven years old when his family fled palestine to lebanon. ever since he has lived the life of a refugee in a country that hasn't been welcoming. still remembers the day he left his home in what is now israel. i still remember when these really earth strikes targeted our
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village we were sent into exile leaving everything we owned behind i remember every detail even the trees the streets the farms as if it was yesterday. so to bury two of his children here for her was killed during the civil war in the one nine hundred eighty s. and died during the lebanese israeli war eleven years a. though palestinians were not only involved in caught up in lebanon's own conflicts they have been denied many basic right to prevent their resettlement here long term. as a palestinian i have seen nothing but humiliation displacement oppression and deprivation for sixty nine years we lived unbearable bitter moments away from our beloved palestine we will die for the sake of palestine. the first wave of palestinian refugees arrived in one nine hundred forty eight they came with whatever they could carry thinking it was only a short time before they could return small tent settlements were set up in time those settlements became densely populated neighborhoods. it is estimated that
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seven million palestinians live in the diaspora more than half are stateless they have no citizenship in any country according to the united nations the majority live in occupied palestinian territory and in surrounding countries jordan hosts more than three million palestinians more than half a million live in syria well at least they used to because of the war more than one hundred thousand fled to europe and elsewhere around fifty thousand of them sought refuge here in lebanon it was an added strain to aid agencies that were already overstretched some four hundred fifty thousand palestinians are registered with the un in lebanon but according to the first ever census by the lebanese government more than half of them have left the country in recent years. man comes in with more than fifty percent left due to the difficult economy conditions they are deprived from the basic rights they don't have a job opportunities. muhammad but he says he's searching for
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a way out he tried but failed to smuggle his family to turkey from where he planned to reach europe he also tried to apply for immigration to canada. the economic conditions here are bad and we banned from working in many professions we dream of travelling because here it's hard to provide our children with food but just because i want to leave doesn't mean i have given up on palestine and i want to return. palestinians hold on to that right adopted by the un general assembly it has been decades but many like sod it believe that one day palestine will be there is again and one day his grandchildren or their children will bring his body back to his hometown. beirut. dozens of people being taking part in a vigil in beirut on ring several woman murdered in the past week the deaths of three arab women as well as british embassy worker rebecca dykes sparked outrage activists are raising awareness of widespread violence against women in lebanon
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they're demanding better protection reporters without borders and amnesty international calling for the media release of al-jazeera journalist mahmoud his say it's now been more than a year since he was arrested and jailed in egypt human rights watch has condemned the imprisonment the organization says his detention shows egypt's deep rooted intolerance for free expression and what he's saying is accused of broadcasting false news to spread chaos which he and al jazeera strongly denies repeatedly complained of mistreatment in jail supporters of russian opposition leader lexan of on the been gathering in several cities in a bid to get his name on the ballot for presidential elections in march. i would only have been banned from running due to a criminal conviction but he says the constitution allows him to run because his sentence was suspended last week president vladimir putin announced he will seek
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a new six year term in march as votes let's cross live to rory chalons in moscow really just more about what the all me novell he's been up to today. it's a busy day of opposition activity here in russia on sunday essentially the valley has been trying to do is pass one of the early stages in the election process that we might see hopes allow him to run against putin in march of next year and what you have to do as one of the steps is gather if you are an independent least five hundred people in one place and get them to endorse you as their candidate so he has tried to set up in at least twenty cities around russia these events and in moscow because he was being refused various venue's he basically had to set up a tent on the on the beach or on the river in
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a leafy parts outside the city and get his supporters down there he was thinking that many of these meetings around the country were going to be shut down that's why he's organized so many of them it seems to been successful though he got seven hundred people together in moscow to endorse him but as you just said earlier on in your intro it is very unlikely that he is going to be allowed to run against putin next year he has this conviction the kremlin sees him as a threat it's very unlikely that he would actually be able to beat putin in the election but he's still a threat and still spoils the kremlin's image of putin as a kind of sainted leader so even though he has passed this administrative ministers of hurdle it's unlikely that he's actually going to be able to run next year and i suppose it's just an example of what little opposition there is rational allowed to be corny. yeah i mean there is there's another thing
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going on later on in the day which is linked but it's still distinct now there were there were municipal elections in september which on the face of it not very interesting but it's there were actually some intriguing results to these municipal elections and liberal opposition parties targeted and won a large number of municipal districts in moscow yashin who is another high profile opposition figure was one of the beneficiaries of this he is now the head of municipal districts in moscow and he has spotted that this position of allows him to organize. and run demonstrations so that's what he's been trying to do he basically has gone up against the city or thor it's easy to say no he can't do that the city courts rules that demonstration planned for later today is illegal and the police have been busy this morning essentially sealing off the area and dismantling the stage that have been set up now yashin has been forced to back off
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a little bit he's now saying that his supporters should still come down but rather than bring in political banners they should bring flowers to avoid any arrests i think i mean what this shows is that in the run up to march as presidential elections the tussle between the or thora t s and the fragmented opposition movements in russia is likely to heat up all right thanks for that roy. a quiet revolution in the way we work is happening all around us but some leading thinkers say governments are failing to keep the public informed automation an artificial intelligence or creating a new world where millions of jobs will simply disappear in the first of a five part series on ai lawyers league salman's which jobs could be most under threat. and you play music who understand and. in the future
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is likely many people will have one of these in their home. after all it will sing songs and dance feel kids will tell you how to cook a meal. well teach math this could be a classroom assistant exactly but what interests business about these robots is that they can be put in the supermarkets and tell you where the yogurt is or go into the lobby of an office block and tell you where to meet your contact we're speaking to large blue chip companies who want to use them in their offices we're speaking to cab home providers we're speaking to hotels commonly factories to use in their showrooms. home from a variety of financial organizations banks retail supermarkets quite a large sector businesses are extremely cagey about talking about their interest in artificial intelligence not surprising given that robots or algorithms could replace humans in any number of ways jobs insurance the law financial
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services other clerical roles are already being lost entire professions are projected to disappear. and if a robot can be designed to build a house in a couple of days and the movement of goods will be performed without humans then it's clear that in rich countries vast numbers of jobs in all pay grades could be at risk in agriculture designers are working on a robot which can distinguish between leaves and stalks to pick fruit very little appears outside the imagination some people are genuinely asking what jobs there might be less folk humans actually to do and one answer seems to be things with our hands because robots don't have motor skills so things perhaps like working with food or cutting hair or gardening but clearly much of this is monotonous and it's not very well paid so who will give us money or pay for things if we no longer work
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or raise taxes increasingly it's being suggested that a so-called universal income may be the answer being paid not to work today suddenly universal basic in. com is a serious policy option there's lots of experiments going on as to how hard can be done what effect does it have it's moved much more into the mainstream and that i think is the consequence of all the changes that we have seen going on to provide the united states of america every six states of america with a decent basic income one thing they're using it. would cost a quarter of the military so it's not feasible but the biggest question of all is whether it would make us happy or could it be that technology offers us the option of having almost all time to ourselves and if so is it a dream come true or would we get bored cautiously the world of business is asking where the boundaries are and what we are prepared to accept lawrence lee al-jazeera london earlier we spoke to journal bryson who is an associate professor at the
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university of bath and researches artificial intelligence she believes in the future will always need humans to program robots but replacing humans with algorithms can be tricky. it's important to remember that the a in artificial intelligence the ai the artifact a robot is always built by someone spot by someone it's designed by someone there's always a human or a human corporation that's responsible so the question is what would motivate corporations to get rid of all of their humans and replace their humans entirely with robots so it makes sense to try to make your human employees as productive as possible but it's not clear that it makes sense to have a company with no people whatsoever we have already had artificial intelligence in various forms for decades depending how you define the term so if you're looking for something that's exactly you're not going to see it ever we're not going to build a robot that's exactly like in the you know they put the computer stuck on it that's
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just not going to happen but if you look at sort of the continuum of how robots have been or art of automation in general has been being brought in then you might say that there's already some excesses i think the most dangerous thing is actually not so much the unemployment but the fragility if you have one algorithm rather than hundreds of people so really a good example is facebook was i was asked by the republicans. in the last american election to replace hundreds of human editors with a single algorithm and that turns out with a single algorithm it's easy for fake news to find a way around it so now face because rehired the humans through his former president for jewelry has been taken from his jail cell to hospital fiji where he will undergo treatment for low blood pressure and heart problems the seventy nine year
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old is serving a twenty five year sentence for graft and human rights crimes during his ten years in office is a deeply divisive figure in peru while many consider him a corrupt dictator of this credit him with ending an economic crisis and the leftist insurgency. cosmetic surgery is on the rise in china it's not so popular there that china has become the third biggest market for the procedure after brazil and the united states agent brown reports from shanghai. eleven years ago chen lin decided she did not like the way she looked she since spent more than twenty thousand dollars on injections her visits to this beijing clinic have become his routine is going to the head dresses. for the injections made my chin more pointed and my face longer later i had surgery to my nose which was flat before now it's higher i also made my lips fuller and my skin's motor this was
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her pre-surgery and before problems with immigration began. once immigration stopped me and made me restate my id card number four times every time i go through immigration the expression of the officer is one of a big surprise the pursuit of physical beauty is big business in china last year three thousand operations were carried out it is beijing clinic alone one of the city's biggest the popularity of plastic surgery is driven by social media and the growing obsession with selfies in a shanghai park i met girl who didn't want to be recognised he thought a make over would improve his job prospects he had double eyelid surgery but it went badly wrong grr can no longer sleep properly and that's taking a toll on him. quite humble i can't close my eyes at all when i try to sleep.
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this is why it's so painful my biggest hope is that i can close my eyes and his sleep well to many people this is nothing but this is my dream he can only close his eyes by using a special lotion these razor scars are evidence of two attempted suicides in spite of the many well documented stories of botched operations there appears to be those shortage of chinese women and men who want to change the way they look but they are increasingly at the mercy of illegal practitioners and the government's now so concerned it's begun a campaign to shut them down that is not much comfort for good he's now saving for another operation so that he can hopefully close his eyes again adrian brown al-jazeera shanghai. still ahead on in sports the charlotte hornets fighting spirit pays off in the n.b.a.
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details with. the. news has never been more available it's a constant barrage that they put every day but the message is a simplistic you have been trained good logical rational person crazy monsters and misinformation is rife dismissal and does not well documented accusations and evidence is part of genocide the listening post provides a critical counterpoint challenging mainstream media narratives of this time on al-jazeera. the a friends being a journalist the crime practicing journalism. mahmoud forseen detained for three hundred sixty five days without charge. journalism is not a crime mahmoud for sane is not
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a criminal. free mahmoud hussein. it is time for sports james thank you so much defending champions kept our have begun their golf cup campaign in style they beat yemen for a nail in quick city taking the lead after just two minutes through a feat. i may soon move to no op after the l e r scored. then made it three for caps are in inside just eighteen minutes and a row rounded out the scoring for the defending champions with six minutes to go.
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and saturday's a group b. match bahrain and iraq drew one one both goals coming late in the game gulf cup action continues on monday with the us playing saudi idaho's quae taking on oman in group a. in the english premier league leaders manchester city have extended their winning streak to seventeen matches they being born much for neil at home sergio where i got the scoring under way in the twenty seventh minutes with graeme stirling adding a second shortly after the break were then got city's one hundred premier league goal of twenty seventeen to make it three no and then completed the scoreline he was over you had dodged. a lot of games in a row winning winning games is mentally ready to do it again and again and that is what they impressed most of the guys. every time they are ready. to do that elsewhere holders chelsea were frustrated at everton and
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a goal was stronger hurricane got his seven patrick of twenty seventeen as taught him be burnley while second place man united could only manage a two two draw with leicester leicester equalized five minutes into stoppage time despite having a man sent off. sometimes you. you take a point and you say ok and it's. hard to get it and you accept the point as a positive result that's not the case that's not the case is a game to win easily and then is easy to see we lost a point. barcelona have all but eliminated defending champions around madrid from the spanish title race barcelona beat three nil in el classico on saturday to move fourteen points clear of their arch rivals in the league standings nil nil at how time it was luis suarez who opened the scoring in madrid burned about
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a stadium and after danny was sent off for handling the ball on the goal line alina last seen double the lead from the penalty spot late substitute elected al then made sure of the three points for barr said. we had a few counterattacks and we knew had a purpose of year and that's what we did in the second half and thanks to that perseverance we managed to play closer to their game and score goals and finish off the game. it's a loss that hurts a lot but nothing else is what we're going to do is look forward and everyone thinks it's finished but i don't think so i don't think the other managers think so either we're going to continue with our work because it wasn't a bad year confirmation of barcelona's dominance there nine second place outlet acoma dreda who lost on friday to espanyol valencia missed chance to go second with defeat to villareal on saturday and around madrid are fourth fourteen points behind
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bars so with one game in hand all this edition kicked off earlier for the first time as leader bosses were hoping to increase its asian viewership spanish football writer simon harrison says that is something that will happen gradually. i think it's of them will see more of in terms of joining the summer breaks that those kind of things in pre-season we're going to see a plus because of the last some of those one of them in america will see them you know with their global target being asia i'm sure that we'll see more games get around that i mean generally it is obviously going to be down to the our atmosphere the same that that is that is the big thing i think for me is the fact you got to capture you go after it in the moments in the bernabeu income now and then that is the image that you broke at around the world and that's where you get the interest when the fans in the stadium are happy you're going to get a much better product out of it in terms of age at the moments of these difficult difficult time zones it's difficult to keep everyone happy and for those that
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really knew you do wonder whether it will be quite a slow process to really get the feel is out in china but i'm sure that it will be more down to you know picking the games tactically during pre-season campaigns during tours that kind of thing i think that's when you get to get more of a connection with the fans that you know support of my far tennis world number one rafa nadal has pulled out of the season opening tournaments in abu dabi d two i'm going a fitness concerns the exhibition event is due to start on december twenty eighth but the thirty one year old will be replaced by can patch richard burton pretty step a good spaniard also withdrawing from the season ending a.t.p. finals and landing last month when ongoing need injury. in the n.b.a. the toronto raptors beat the philadelphia seventy six ers to win their sixth game in a row meanwhile the charlotte hornets battled from eighteen point deficit to beat the milwaukee bucks on saturday charlotte dwight howard had twenty one points and sixteen rebounds on the night to the game was tied until the fourth quarter but it was the hornets to charge
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a hundred and eleven to one hundred six. new n.h.l. expansion team the vegas golden knights have continued their unbelievable home run they beat the washington capitals three nothing on saturday eight in vegas alex toth oscar lindbergh and william carlson all scored mark andre slowly stopped twenty six shots for his first shot out with vegas in his six hundred ninety nine career game the golden knights fifteen home wins this season are tied for the most in the n.h.l. with tampa bay. over in boston the bruins beat the visiting detroit red wings three one patrice bergeron scored twice in the third period to help seal the win this was boston's fourth street victory. slopestyle skiing made its debut at the last winter olympics in sochi and was just seven weeks to go until the next games in pyung chang the world's best have been fine tuning their preparations sixteen year old tassel they do have the chance to become the youngest ever limpy champion in
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freestyle skiing in south korea she won the world championships earlier this year and was on top form again securing victory in front of her home crowd in france the men's title was won by twenty two year old swede oscar vester he moves into a joint lead at the top of the world cup standings. and that's all your support for now i'll be back with more but for now it's back to it was he lays of thanks for that and that's it from me jane dutton peter dobby is up and the next couple of minutes stay tuned for.
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because. i really felt liberated as a journalist was. getting to the truth was that i would. pull those jokes. from toxic milk to fake meat food scandals continue to rock china as the world turns to it for its foods when he goes undercover to expose the hidden harm in a system geared for profits one east at this time on al-jazeera. it's. coming from some groups this thing is a problem it says. this is the name under which i recorded.
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