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reggae music is really kind of trip for a very young age it may come from jamaica but i feel that. it talks about just the quality. and there's a breaking news across the message that's deeply relevant. especially for exactly this kind of all right wing assault on our freedom to oss questions and generally all freedom of expression and people you know are being students teachers activists filmmakers rights it's. been intimidated it's on arrested and people are on the streets and protest has reached our doorstep saw images as well with attempts to contradict some of its. christian leaders in the holy land come out strongly against the u.s. recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital.
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hello again on peace a-w. watching al-jazeera live from doha also coming up. more than seventy thousand people homeless in the philippines and at least two hundred dead in the wake of tropical storm ten bit. north korea calls the latest round of u.n. sanctions aimed at its nuclear program an act of war. more housecleaning from the turkish president. he fires another twenty seven hundred people for alleged links to terrorism. palestinian christian religious leaders have rejected the u.s. decision to recognize jerusalem as the israeli capital. dangerous and an insult it
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follows weeks of demonstrations across the occupy palestinian territories since that decision was made at least fifteen protesters of now being killed the move by donald trump was also met with outrage around 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 null 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 correspond the political hameed is live for us in bethlehem in a perfect world we kind of know what would happen today of all days in bethlehem but is that being changed or modified at all because of the strong decision on jerusalem. well as anyone here and they will tell you that this christmas
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has a bittersweet day now people are also adamant to go on when there's a race to get mother the air how loud it behind me to basically feel like the morning. is that. you need. to sleep. i think. to speak to them just. to. keep up the way to keep peace in the. major. this is the organ. but when it comes to. well everything. in the. city is. yeah makes me think of the millions of people around the
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world. hearing that even. in the. eye paring back and making them as it's now clear i put as far as they're concerned with. donald trump said the point. general is that i think capital of the future palestinian state. voter thanks very much. and we're doing a special program on the tensions over the status of jerusalem this christmas eve watch the holy land at twenty one thirty g.m.t. on sunday here on al-jazeera more than two hundred people are dead and dozens of missing after a tropical storm devastated the southern philippines unleashing flash floods and landslides thousands have been forced from their homes and a state of emergency has been declared in several areas here's n.p.r.'s tayyab. digging through the devastation caused by tropical storm tendon these rescue
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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. more than seventy thousand people have been displaced in a region already ravaged by the government's fight against groups aid organizations have criticised the government's response and this is something that is not shouldn't be a surprise to the philippine government and. so it is also very questionable when
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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. which gordon is the chairman of the philippines red cross he joins us now from manila richard gordon how bad is it. well it's pretty bad that you consider the dead. hundreds of them and the forest that makes the house just about where homeless and he said areas that are hard to reach that's why these are basically the years when you know i mean to hit each other but it centers but i think the poorest in our are you
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going to say you know. an hour and we have a hundred seventy thousand people i think that. they have a thousand open with no hope at the moment and i'm sure that basically world. we are in just a wonder i doubt that water tankers. out. of. the people we're trying to provide for example of. cash by tomorrow. will bring the cash directly there i'm for if i read it families and the next day either thousand five hundred families with you can start to choose what they want with it and to me where i did i start my middle age there about three hundred seventy nine people missing and i have we're trying to give psychosocial support and instill in the way the about face of centers right now so it's pretty bad by this idea but nonetheless anybody can just buy what it causes damage especially on
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christmas eve which is the biggest holiday in the country the authorities did issue a warning and sadly some people have we think lost their lives because they chose to ignore that warning why would they stay where they were why would they not try to get away from this. well you should be there in the early areas of perhaps the meeting. and second. emirs may not have been very very it is a christmas shot a lot of partying going on. and preparation for the christmas dinners perhaps because every little here is if you get it with that. bad. just you figure drawing and that's why you were hitting. one last point which a golden if i may just just quickly this is still clearly a search and rescue operation can you will stall keep this going because it seemed such a big thing that you were dealing with whom we are always there when nobody watches
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the records always there and the government is also there they're trying their best and i doing a direct question this already provided us with two hundred eight out of dollars that will be used for not without it and without it and he has a lot of brown bull's eye where he's coming up with an appeal so that would be nicer also even money make it will it will it so or your being there were you are slowly but surely when you can be sure of it never crossed well would always be there when those folks are rich golden thank you. north korea has called the latest round of u.n. sanctions an act of war it state news agency said a stronger nuclear deterrent program was the only way to for street the u.s. the u.n. imposed extreme measures on friday following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test florence louis now from so. north korea called the latest round of u.n. 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
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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 faithing 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 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
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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. when we come back we'll cover these stories for you the russian opposition leader alexei not only tries to show strength in his big challenge led to the presidency also ahead growing green is in one of the most spittal places on earth scientists claim a breakthrough that could help promote small's american can see. hello there we've got some rather wintery weather on its way towards japan we've got this weather system here that's pushing its way towards the east and it's still
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a developing feature so the winds are likely to get a little bit stronger as we head through the next few days now for monday we're seeing a lot of that across honshu as rain so heavy rain here and the winds picking up and in the north that's where we'll see more in the way of wintery weather but as we head through into shoes day the winds will generally be feeding down from the north everything will turn a little bit more wintry so more snow is expected for many of us the temperatures dropping away and also still some very strong wind as well towards the west as a lot quieter here and we're looking at a top temperature of around two there in beijing a bit further towards the south and here the cool air is pushing for the south again so for shanghai we won't get any higher than around nine degrees and force in hong kong will get to around twenty one the philippines will have more cloud a few more outbreaks of rain as well and those are gradually pushing their way towards the west say the northern parts of vietnam are also likely to see some of the showers as we head through the next day or so of course the main action here is
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a bit further towards the south where we've got our storm tembin working its way towards the west here it is working its way across the southern parts of vietnam incredibly wet for many of us here on monday is likely to be some flooding. forced to flee from syria to lebanon many refugee mothers risked childbirth in terrible conditions delivery is very difficult here in lebanon it's costly 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 attend and she's important to me this means there are a few g.'s midwife at this time on al-jazeera world. you're
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watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories so far today live pictures here of christmas celebrations in bethlehem that's taking place just hours after palestinian christian leaders formally rejected the u.s. decision to recognize jerusalem as he is with the capital calling it dangerous and an insult he's fifteen people have died in protest since the u.s. announced. at least two hundred people have been killed in the southern philippines off tropical storm tim calls landslides and flooding many villages ignored warnings to leave coastal areas and were swept away storm system is now moving towards vietnam. north korea has called the latest round of u.n. sanctions an act of war it state news agency says a stronger nuclear deterrent program is the only way to frustrate to the u.s. the u.n. imposed in russia has been trying to clear one of the administrative hurdles to
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being allowed to run for president next year now what you have to do as an independent candidate is gather at least five hundred people in one place so that they can indorse you as their candidate and so he has been setting up twenty such meetings in cities across the country thinking that the authorities were going to be shutting most of these down in moscow he has been refused most of the venues he's applied for so what he did was set up a tenth of a large tent on a river beach in a leafy part outside the city seven hundred people turned up and indorsed him so he has cleared parts of this administrative process however it's unlikely still that the kremlin is going to allow him to run they see him as a threat it's unlikely he would ever actually beat him in a head to head race but he is still a political threats to the russian system and the kremlin says that his fraud
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conviction which the valley insists was worth a lot of humor. yes of a to the kremlin says of that bars him from running there is another event is going on later in the day organized by a different opposition figure in a yashin who says that his new position as the head of municipal districts in moscow allows him to set up demonstrations that's what he's been trying to do but the police have been tearing down the stage this is today they've been sealing off the area and yashin has backed off a bit saying that his supporters although they still should come down should not bring any political banners they should bring only flowers instead to avoid arrest all this i think shows that as we head into the election period it's in march two thousand and eighteen that the tussle between russia's opposition movements and the or thora tees is only going to heat up the american. set to meet the president none of the emir is looking to expand economic opportunities in west africa it was cats
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are currently blockaded by four countries. years a u.a.e. bahrain and egypt cut ties with almost seven months ago his life was in the capital accra mohammed who gets what from this relationship. yes peter this tour has the i mean how is the visit to six of the west african countries in this diplomatic offensive to try to. sensitive diplomatic charge ties with these countries and this comes in the context of your missions in the intro with the context of this crisis is a girlfriend neighbors located in to six months now it's been going on and saudi arabia the united arab emirates trying to pressure these countries to to come to diplomatic ties with the company that has been going on for a while and we have it's a decently in western with papers about pressure bailing on you know high geezers
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and you know financial financial help for from saudi arabia and goes to the religious institutions in west africa or you know the west africa has a lot of muslim communities in it for two to offset the emir of qatar has decided to visit these countries to encourage them to remain neutral in this crisis or at least to support qatar in the in the crisis and apparently the two sides are benefiting qatar is making a lot of success headway here in this area very far from doha and at the same time these countries are gaining a lot of support from qatar we have seen in the last few days qatar offering thirteen point eight million dollars to build a a hospital for treatment of cancer in blocking the fall so qatar also is offering has offered somali forty million dollars of aid and has it in new with its efforts to consolidate and support the feast and the peace agreement in mali that has been
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facing a lot of difficulties so qatar here in west africa trying to regain its role as a peacemaker also i mean if we look at the past few years the amount of donations cover has offered to these countries amounts to lilian dollars. seeing this let's look at the top five are benefitting from this relationship how long until that relationship begins to bear fruit not for ghana not for crow but for cattle well our part in it for also that nation in this in our that you've got how do you think or thought diplomatic they're finding that we can deal with your countries in the gun are. you how far their company and today at the u.n. with the meanest thing you are by qatar will import products from ghana what. bike this being fined. for i think all other countries will cut thing
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and expect some real tangible benefits. i mean i'm going to stop you there my friend which i apologize we're having some technical issues with our crow but we did have enough time there was a moment well to get a good sense of where that relationship is going we move on the french president emanuel micro has announced an additional twelve million dollars in funding to help educate girls in need share though it's part of an effort to curb migration micron says france is ready to strengthen its military force fighting alongside african troops against rebel groups in the sun hill region earlier he pledged four hundred seventy five million dollars to support other projects in the year until the year twenty twenty one. we have a plan in the share to offer free and mandatory education until the age of sixteen with specific provisions to protect young girls and keep them in school for as long as possible until at least the age of sixteen the advantages of this are to fall it
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means avoiding premature marriage and avoiding premature pregnancies the third advantage is that it contributes to the creation of conditions of a demographic transition which needs so badly. a ceasefire by south sudan's warring saw sides has come into force to allow humanitarian access to civilians caught up in the fighting the deal agreed after talks in the ethiopian capital addis ababa is the latest attempt to end the four year long civil war aims to revive a twenty fifteenth peace deal the collapse last year after heavy fighting broke out in the south sudan capital juba. more than two thousand seven hundred people in turkey have been dismissed from their posts as part of the country's latest emergency rule to create soldiers teachers and bureaucrats were sacked over alleged links to what are being called terror organizations in total one hundred fifty thousand have been dismissed or suspended from the job since the failed coup in july of last year that's over suspected ties to the movements of the us based
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cleric len turkey accuses him of organizing the failed coup. is the director of policy analysis at the doha institute he says the latest dismissals show president urged 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 by 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 under his control because for the past fifteen years of. actually the military has been in the past of secularism in turkey and it was very much the party which has resisted so many reforms that the president has suggested
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in order to bring the whole state. apparatus and that his so i took that opportunity actually to bring the army and the contra but as i said he went too far when he actually there's also the state bureaucracy he fire 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 built 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. peru's former president elbow to fujimori has been taken from his jail cell to a hospital which morrie will undergo treatment for low blood pressure and heart problems the seventy nine year old is serving a twenty five year sentence for graft and human rights crimes during his ten years
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in office mori is a deeply divisive figure in peru while many considered him a corrupt dictator others credit him with ending an economic crisis and bloody leftist insurgency. in catalonia the deposed president has called on the spanish government to allow him to return home from self-imposed exile putin long faces arrest if he does return to spain for his role in catalonia as declaration of independence following the referendum in october he says he's open to talks with the prime minister mariano rajoy to resolve the current tensions and when he's pushed. up with a scheme that we are willing to listen to every proposal we receive you know there are models in europe that work the swiss model works very well even belgium is model works very well as does the german model but all those models have something in spanish more lax and that is recognition without recognition it is not possible to establish an efficient relationship of trust that cosmetic surgery is on the rise in china it is now so popular that china has become the third biggest market
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for the procedure after brazil and the united states adrian brown 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 smoother this was 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 as one of a big surprise the pursuit of physical beauty is big business in china last year
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three thousand operations were carried out at this 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 good 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. 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
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of the many well documented stories of botched operations there appears to be dose 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 girl he's now saving for another operation so that he can hopefully close his eyes again adrian brown al-jazeera shanghai motorists in angola are facing long lines at petrol stations after a week of fuel shortages in the capital the wonder despite being africa second largest oil producer angola imports most of its fuel because of its limited refining capacity last week the state oil company sun angle admitted delays in processing fuel the ports but insists there is no shortage of packed. the cost of fresh food is one of the many challenges for those living in canada's remote far north cold
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temperatures a lack of sunlight and poor soil mean the vegetables and fruits have to be imported from overseas daniel lek reports now from churchill manitoba on how innovation hopes to bring green shoots of growth to frozen communities. on the rocky shores of canada's hudson bay what is essentially an indoor farm with one crucial difference in turtle we don't have soil into greenhouses bill erickson and his wife diane have been growing vegetables for forty years some inexpensive imported soil others in water pipes full of fertilizer down a hill in a passive greenhouse we do peace being carrots broccoli cauliflower we don't market a lot of them and between october and may it's simply too cold for fresh produce to survive down at the tamarac grocery store government subsidies are the only way that local people can afford fresh fruit and vegetables it's more expensive than
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down south because you know simply because of the freight costs just about everything is subsidised i guess other than the dry goods which is still something that people are paying quite a bit more. then they do down so twelve hundred sea lanes and eight hundred mature plant nearby in a heated shipping container known as a sikh and a start up called the grocer is working on a project using hydroponics chemical nutrient solutions pumped over the plant's roots it arrived by ship in late october and will be up and growing before the end of the year to have it in means that it can easily be taken to places that are maybe only accessed by ship which are as the case for many northern communities. our can be put on a train or could be you know put on the back of a truck and taken by a winter road not just portable but productive twenty four hours a day twelve months a year the container could potentially grow as much as it to heck terror plot of
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land it's estimated that could earn up to forty thousand dollars a year in profit in a part of canada where mounted tradition is more prevalent than anywhere else year round access to fresh green vegetables could literally change lives daniel lak al-jazeera churchill manitoba. this is al jazeera these are the top stories live pictures to start with christmas celebrations in best they have been taking place only hours off palestinian christian leaders formally rejected the u.s. decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital calling it dangerous and an insult it follows weeks of demonstrations across the occupied palestinian territory of the decision leaving at least fifteen people dead. at least two hundred people have been killed in the southern philippines off the tropical storm tembin cause landslides and flooding officials say many villages ignored warnings to leave coastal areas and was swept away the storm system is now moving towards vietnam.
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north korea has called the latest round of un sanctions an act of war that state news agency says a stronger nuclear deterrent program is the only way to for straight the u.s. it also said other countries which supported the sanctions would pay a heavy price the un imposed extra measures on pyongyang on friday following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test supporters of the russian opposition leader alexina valmy have been gathering in several cities in a bid to get his name on the ballot for the presidential elections there shirts will take place in march of next year. rallies being banned from running because of a criminal conviction but he says the constitution allows him to run because his sentence was suspended now last week the russian president vladimir putin announced he will seek a new six year term in the vote in march the ceasefire by south sudan's warring
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parties has come into force to allow humanitarian access to civilians who've been caught up in the ongoing fighting the deal agreed after talks in the ethiopian capital addis ababa is the latest attempt to end the four year long civil war it aims to revive a twenty fifteen peace deal that collapsed last year after heavy fighting broke out in south sudan's capital juba. last more news for you wanted of course on the web site it's always there for you twenty four seventh's al-jazeera dot com our top story the north korea jane will keep you company in the coming hours but i will see you tomorrow morning from seven g. up next inside story.
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the u.s. issues another strong warning to pakistan saying it's hiding what it calls terrorist groups pakistan denies that and he's angry that actions between the two countries hit a new low so where does it go from here.

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