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i was tortured detention and saying this was the cause of my arrest if you could. just stay with us. i got this conviction that everyone has a deep reservoir of time i'm going to have to give them the opportunity to wonderful things start to look at the actual distance there's at least twenty thousand for him to refugees who live here we badly need at this moment leadership and felt person exposed to the public as was i this is going to be the next president retaliation we're going to go go back she's very kind of says gas subsidies to the best to prevent the media getting anyone to skip record that. he achieved something that never happened before.
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about a million people forced to move in vietnam ahead of a violent storm that's already brought death and destruction and the still looking . i'm richelle carey this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up but francis in his christmas message again calls for a negotiated two state solution to bring peace between israel and palestine. and just a few hours voters go to the polls in liberia's presidential election the first transition of power in seventeen years also these plans the will to major in the bottom two plays the card in those meetings moves us that everything was for. the development driverless cars could drive thousands right out of a job. around a million people have been evacuated from southern vietnam ahead of tropical storm
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ten it's already caused death and destruction in the philippines for at least two hundred people have died serious damage is feared in vietnam or many buildings are made of lightweight materials temin is moving southward and will pass the province of come out on tuesday before entering the gulf of thailand around sixty thousand fishing boats have been ordered not to go to sea. if it weren't for the typhoon we would have continued our fishing trip for another two or three months but because of the typhoon we had to head back early on it's been a while since a typhoon hit the region but we have to take serious precautions to protect our lives and properties it's not safe out on the open sea at the moment that's why we have to come back to take shelter. right has more from the island and then around the philippines where the storm has caused death and traction this is the township was to god it's probably one of the worst affected areas of one of the worst affected provinces in mindanao we are down river was the site of
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a surge of water that came through here i can stand back and just give you a quick look at the kind of damage and trail of destruction that it left a torrent of water came down here leaving all of these boulders some of them the size of cars these weren't here a couple of days ago taking with it the surge of water more than a hundred houses sadly twenty nine people are confirmed to have died here a number of the bodies are being kept in a makeshift morgue surely just a short distance away while the search continues in this area for a further sixteen people who are missing and the search is being conducted some six kilometers downstream it gives you an idea of the strength of the power of the water that came through here all of mindanao like this area are assessing the damage from this storm and looking at ways of being more prepared the next time as
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the philippines as it is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world does take disaster preparedness very seriously and invest a lot in infrastructure also in awareness training to be ready for the next time but here in mindanao given the security situation it is an added complexity it makes it harder to introduce any of those plans but the philippines has to think in terms of introducing those things given what we are seeing people tell us here about stronger storms and people certainly here believe it is the evidence of climate change that the storms are going to be the shape of things to come. the head of the roman catholic church has used his christmas message to call for a negotiated two state solution to end the israeli palestinian conflict it's the second time pope francis has spoken out since u.s. president ronald trump's recognition of true islam is israel's capital earlier this month pope francis says talks are the only way to find peace. but if. we see jesus in the children of the middle east who continue to suffer because of
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growing tensions between israelis and palestinians on this festive day let us ask the lord for peace for jerusalem and for all the holy land let us pray that the will to resume dialogue may prevail between the parties and that a negotiated solution can be finally reached one that would allow the peaceful coexistence of two states within mutually agreed and internationally recognized borders. or from rome. this is only the second time the pope francis has spoken in public about the trump plan for a capital in jerusalem he said when he first heard that and that was on december sixth he was profoundly concerned and i think there are some people in the people i've spoken to here that will hoping perhaps for something a little stronger in this long awaited message i mean he's he's mentioned the middle east every every christmas message since two thousand and thirteen and i
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think there was a feeling that he could have articulated his his concern and a little stronger and referenced drusilla in the context of this this are people that they're facing now. tenacious demanding an apology from the united arab emirates after an airline banned female tunisian citizens landing in the gulf states emirates airlines flights had been barred from tunisia in response to and this says it's been told the ban followed rather heal a intelligence of possible attacks by three male tunisian passport holders but there is widespread anger in the north african country over these restrictions charleville us reports. like. this was the scene at tunis airport on friday as women turned up for flights the start of a u.i. travel ban against women and girls of all ages to be given to the mostly me. no but then if i came here and found chaos and they're saying to an indian woman under the
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age of thirty cannot board emerick plane remember i want to know what i arrived here only for a man to come and tell me that any woman who holds a tunis in passport is banned from boarding us airline. two days later the u.a.e. explains the temporary travel restriction is for security reasons the minister of state for foreign affairs posted on twitter they had communicated security information with china's year and that the u.a.e. appreciates and values to his young woman. but outrage across china zero and elsewhere grew with claims of discrimination and racism to his ears governments took immediate action the ministry of transport has decided to suspend emirates airlines flights to and from to nazir to the latter finds a suitable solution to operate its flights in accordance with international regulations and conventions emirates didn't respond to our request for an interview
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but to confirm via twitter they were instructed to stop services to tune spy to new zealand authorities a fictive to seem between the fifth children as young as two years old will be i'm barred from flying i mean not many people would consider two year old threats and officials or even informing families that even if you are a one month old female baby you wouldn't be allowed to fly and you wouldn't be allowed to enter the territory emirates is the only airline that flies you a direct meaning it severed the transport link between the countries it's unclear if the diplomatic link will also be cut. to his ear has been trying to repair relations with the u.a.e. after its twenty eleven revolution its biggest political party has strong ties to casa currently under blockades by the u.a.e. and three other arab countries it's quite clear to say the united arab emirates have been seeking to undermine his democracy. on the hundred me so this decision is
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the most expressive yet and the most in your face ever since the two thousand and eleven revolution emirates will remain suspended until tunisia feels it can operate within international regulations the sudden and vague ban that newseum woman face now turned on the line charlotte dallas al-jazeera. fairly two point two million liberians will choose between a former football star and the current vice president and a presidential runoff on tuesday that candidates have promised to revive liberia's struggling economy and kick start infrastructure projects electional say the country's first democratic transition of power and seventy years. from monrovia. in the contest for the lead billion presidency this month only international football would do it with head start he received thirty eight percent of the votes cast in the foster round held in october he's open and in the current labor union vice president just a walk i got twenty eight percent of the vote. in the club. but where i
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grew up. he's been hyping his humble upbringing and style himself as the pro of pork and to date a man who knows exactly what liberians want from their government protection of politics we have a traditional voting along ethnic religious and regional languages where you were born and grew up is important there is hope here that's when he becomes president he will help his community where dropped out of school at an early age to concentrate on playing football he applied his trade in liberia until he got a break to play for the french club a it's more like oh and from there on to some of the world's most glamorous clubs in two thousand and three where now is his intention to run for the presidency after taking on the incumbent president ellen johnson sirleaf to a second round vote in two thousand and five the footballer was bitten this is no
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one's walk in the park this could be we have days of will he lead in the first one in two thousand and five and phil to win in the second round this is wide open it could be president we have a president. a former head of liberia's petroleum refinery company and agriculture minister seventy two year old joseph. has served as liberia's vice president since two thousand and six his tenure as vice president will be remembered as a period of an interrupted peace no small feat in a country torn apart by years of civil. book is considered a safe pill by many given his long experience of the highest echelons of power and beauty ambassador watches longest point it's his credentials in public policy and the broad perception of him. on this the last time i tried this line the round he has on this to capital. in liberia where there's been so much reports of
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corruption he's managed to keep on touched he will have to persuade many liberians still that he can do differently than he has done for more than a decade many he'll hold the government responsible for failing to improve their lot wins the election will inherit the leadership of one of the poorest countries in the world liberians often complain about them of corruption in government and the poor delivery of public services many of them say about the world of thankful for the past twelve years of peace still excited about the prospect of trying to. comment on the legacy of the world you're likely to. place in peru have fired tear gas to disperse protesters angry about a pardon for former president alberto fujimori he was serving a twenty five year sentence for crimes against humanity and corruption demonstrators marched through the capital lame against president. seventy nine year
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old regime or is still an intensive care i'd say after he was pardoned and managed to send a message to his supporters from his hospital there on christmas day. so head on al-jazeera russian opposition leader alexina calls for an election boycott after his bid to run in next year's presidential election has blocked. major earthquake has seoul second guessing the decision to build more nuclear power plants in south korea. allen has been the first white christmas in southern illinois central illinois for about seven years and it's that mass of whites growing through the snow on the ground but that's not the end of it there's real cold air still to come and is tucked behind this from the innocuous looking cold from see mostly the cold has
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gone a long way size but that's not been extremely cold there's a temp is in single figures it's been a change for dallas and washington but not out rageous chicago's manas father watch that good look was waiting up here winnipeg in calgary donuts the real cold air has already worked its way down through the rockies denver's max is minus one without a loss of where the biggest snow here in there but as knock you had the next day in chicago has come down to minus twelve this is where the cold is leaking three it'll show itself in toronto at modest on this day max is and just above freezing in new york that cold doesn't penetrate much further south in fact if anything go to the warmth coming up through texas once again so dallas has got five cloudy degrees but denver's got eleven but time to get to wednesday and chicago really cold so that's what's happening in north america if you come down to the caribbean this is the place to be so right time of the year very few showers around and those are all are hitting the mainland not the autons.
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you're watching al-jazeera let's take a look at the top stories right now around a million people are evacuating vietnam speak on delta that it is this tropical storm tembin approaches heavy rain and strong winds are expected to cause serious damage to minutes already killed more than two hundred people as a pastor over the philippines pope francis who says christmas message to call for a negotiated two state solution to end the israeli palestinian conflict it's the second time he's spoken else i'm sure as president tunnel tom's recognition of true slimness israel's capital he says talks are the only way to find peace. tunisia is demanding a public apology from the united arab emirates after the u.a.e. banned tunisian women from flying to or passing through the state on friday and retaliation tunisia suspended all and rights airlines flights the u.a.e. says the ban was imposed for security reasons but hasn't given any more details. the russian opposition leader looks into valmy has been barred from running in next
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year's presidential election he's been told he isn't eligible because of a past criminal conviction which he says followed a politically motivated trial developing this hour calling for a boycott of the march vote polls show president vladimir putin is on course to be reelected comfortably which would keep him in the kremlin till two thousand and twenty four or a challenger has more from moscow. this was no surprise at all really how mean i have been talking with colleagues yesterday and we've been speculating that there was maybe a small chance that the tightly controlled russian presidential system the electoral system here would be given a bit of a shake up and maybe there would be some fresh life breathed into it most people are assuming that putin is going to march towards a fourth term in office when the elections are held in march next year but no that was not to be the thirteen member panel of the central election committee decided twelve votes with one abstention they were going to bar the from running against
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putin now the the argument they use is that he has this prior convictions and therefore is ineligible no valley has always said that although that may be the election rules actually the constitution which should have primacy says that any one of sound mind who is not in jail can run in the elections so he's going to take this to the constitutional courts to watch them to make a decision this was a heated exchange at times he was saying that the panel should do the right thing for once in their lives that nobody is holding a gun to their heads and that they should stop messing around with the election the panel fired back saying that he was brainwashing kids that he was disrespecting the election commission and that they hinted he was politically irrelevant anyway now what is now and we do next will of course are said he's going to take this to the constitutional courts but he is also saying that his supporters should boycott the
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election and he is saying that yes there will be street process they haven't set a date for these yet but he's saying that when the protests hits they will be nationwide. at least four people have been killed in a bus crash in moscow the bus plowed into a subway entrance hitting several people on the way down police detain the driver for questioning but say it wasn't a deliberate act there moscow visited the scene and has ordered a full and spec sion of the moscow bus fleet canada said to expel a venezuelan diplomat two days after caracas throughout canada as ambassador for criticizing its human rights record as well as an ambassador who had already been pulled out of canada has been barred from returning there because of the government has also expelled a brazilian envoy who it accused of interfering and domestic affairs the refugee agency says the world is now witnessing the highest level of displacement of people ever recorded more than sixty five million people have been forced to leave their
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homes almost a third of them are refugees and half from the age of eighteen or also ten million stateless people that means they've been denied a nationality and access to basic rights such as education health care employment and freedom of movement. are estimates twenty people are forcibly displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution. and of course millions of people have been displaced by the war in syria that's one of the stories we've been looking at. families and part three it's one family living in the. makes a living selling what ever he can find he was once a farmer and owned his own land. now he's among the millions of syrians this place by the war and they're able to survive without assistance.
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i'm not ashamed to say this there are days when i'm able to provide food for my family and there are other days when i'm not able to do that the other day i have to take two of my children to the hospital because they didn't have enough food to . mohamed lives in. an opposition controlled area that has been besieged by government forces for years the siege has been tightened even more recently food supplies are scarce and shortages have sent prices soaring at least four hundred thousand people live in east on the outskirts of the capital the united nations has been demanding unhindered access and warns that many of syrians there face severe problems in getting enough to eat. the aid that reaches us is not enough is specially for someone like me i have to take care of seven children and my wife. only under siege it remains a war zone even though
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a russian guarantee deescalation deal was supposed to silence the guns and allow aid in. the building. fears for her children she is also afraid that her family could face further displacement the government has been using what is known as the surrender or starve strategy and it is applying it. and. if given the choice to leave or stay and live under the regime's rule i will choose to leave i don't trust them they will eventually kill us. they starved us they killed our children. rebels and refused to surrender but government pressure is growing already hundreds of thousands of syrians have been bused out of their
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towns and villages and taken to the rebel controlled problems of in the north the syrian government calls them reconciliation agreements for the opposition those deals are forced settlements and. i don't think those who are forced to go to will ever return to their homes this is sports displacement who knows who they will give our country to it's been almost two years since government forces began to crush popular dissent from a position of strength the leadership is imposing its own peace but it is a peace that is unacceptable to many syrians who now fear not having a place in their own country. and part four of our series family talks to families who are caught. between an opposition protesters that's on tuesday. politicians and decision makers and south korea are torn about
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a plan to continue construction of two nuclear power plants following a major earthquake the five point four magnitude quake in early november reignited public concern about whether the country can still be considered a seismic safe zone now five hundred strong panel of experts is due to report kathy novak reports from sun. this is south korea's scenic southeastern region a popular tourist destination home to stretches of coastline and eighteen uclear reactors so when a magnitude five point four earthquake forced more than a thousand people to evacuate their homes in november some wondered if those nuclear reactors are safe she is so worried she's been protesting in the streets that it's almost impossible but. i was so scared when the earthquake happened here i had evacuated from my building but when the tremors continued the thought of the nuclear power plants exploding haunt me once. more reactors are on the way during
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the election campaign president promised to halt their construction but he reversed that position after public consultations found the majority of people wanted the existing projects completed the environmental organization greenpeace want safety reexamined we saw the. significant increase of the people who are concerned about the safety of nuclear reactors to tourists. the twenty eleven fukushima disaster in japan happened just across the sea it's not hard for south koreans to imagine the worst case scenario but a tsunami triggered by a magnitude nine earthquake caused of that catastrophe and experts say that sort of event would be extremely unlikely here in a statement korea hydro a nuclear power the company that runs this plant says the newest reactors being built here are designed to withstand earthquakes sixty three times more powerful
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than the five point eight magnitude quake that hit the nearby city of film due in twenty sixteen that was south korea's strongest earthquake since records began in one nine hundred seventy eight. locals are still rebuilding many replacing traditional ceramic roof tiles with more affordable and sturdy metal sheets even if future earthquakes damaged homes again uclear power advocates say the plants are designed to contain any radiation leaks that define a physical barrier the capture containment is strong enough to withstand any kind of the significant creek john young hoon says nuclear power must be part of south korea's energy supply the government still wants to phase it out over time in the meantime the energy ministry has told south koreans that close inspection of power plants revealed no damage from the latest earthquake kathy novak al-jazeera
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olsen in south korea. two thousand and seventeen saw the emergence of driverless cars and trucks being tested on roads in the u.s. and u.k. developer say more than a million lives a year could be saved without humans behind the wheel as accidents of the almost eradicated but that could also mean a loss of millions of jobs and instructors and drivers are calling on politicians to explain where new jobs would come from or in slave reports. in this brave new world events official intelligence the first direct effect on all our lives will be in transport it's already begun and it will change humanity in many ways it's well enough known by now that driverless cars and lorries are being child's the future we're told may involve our children not having to learn how to drive please press the automation button to raise the car to go to me to move a satirical was this one even sitting in a simulator you feel a lack of control as you don't grip the wheel or press the brakes dragging on for
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real involves a leap of faith whose mission you know that is true the thing to the steering wheel you are now free to engage in other times the engineers here assure the technology is good enough for driverless travel motorways if not in congested cities because there's too much going on. you know this is extremely busy and complex environment with lots of potential destructors people running across roads. so i think that's probably too complex we've certainly trying to contemporary think automation both on the motorway and in urban environments. they don't work at all in urban environments and even on motorways they require regular interventions by human drive less. the future it seems may be a combination of systems moving us from port to driverless port modern rail systems near airports are driverless and people use those quite happily the paths of the cars through space would be similar to if there were you know some physical guide
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to them so i think in some cases so long as the as the speeds are fairly low it's probably a safe proposition true believers in driverless transport say we will be able to sleep or work in our vehicle but if that sounds good it will also mean the loss of millions of jobs no wonder trades unions want to know how those jobs will be replaced we're looking to see massive massive investment in electric vehicles driverless vehicles future mobility we need a great leap forward it's easy to understand this concern in the u.k. there was a massive shock when car factories which had traditionally employed thousands of people all shut because of foreign competition this used to be the jackie were factory in the west midlands now it's going to be a warehouse the advent of driverless cars and wide automation could be a far greater shock still the british government reckons that driverless cars could create up to thirty thousand jobs in the u.k.
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which sounds ok until you hear evidence that says that in this part of england alone automation could cost three hundred thousand jobs it becomes pretty clear that governments like the one in britain in the job strategy for automation and quickly were asked to consider a world in which no humans at the wheel of a vehicle means accidents will not happen more than a million lives will be saved every year driverless vehicles will be on the roads and soon but will human souse jobs rely on transport except them and can we learn to trust the machines to safeguard the lives of those we love lawrence lee al jazeera london. railway workers have served a christmas banquet for two hundred homeless people in one of london's busiest transport hubs forty five volunteers it used in station prepared a meal of smoked salmon plus a roast dinner and dessert over forty companies donated the food as well as clothing for those in need.
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that your headlines right now on al-jazeera around a million people have been evacuated from southern vietnam as tropical storm tembin approaches it's already caused death and destruction in the philippines where at least two hundred people have been killed heavy rain and strong winds are expected to cause serious damage in vietnam around sixteen thousand fishing boats have been ordered not to go to see. if it weren't for the typhoon we would have continued our fishing trip for another two or three months but because of the typhoon we had to head back early on it's been a while since a typhoon hit the region but we have to take serious precautions to protect our lives and properties it's not safe out on the open sea at the moment that's why we have to come back to take shelter francis used his christmas message to call for a negotiated two state solution to end the israeli palestinian conflict it's the
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second time he has spoken out since u.s. president on a recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital he says talks are the only way to find peace. tenacious demanding a public apology from the united arab emirates after the u.a.e. banned tunisian women from flying to or passing through the state on friday talley ation tunisia suspended all emirates airlines flights says the ban was imposed for security reasons but hasn't given any more details. demonstrators in peru have marched through the capital lima and protest president. isn't ski's decision to pardon former president alberto fujimori seventy nine year old fujimori is still in intensive care a day after he was pardoned he's been serving a twenty five year sentence for human rights abuses and corruption during his tenure presidency liberians are set to go to the polls in a presidential runoff it's the first democratic transfer of power in seventy years former football store george away is taking on the country's vice president joe so
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. both candidates have promised to revive liberia's struggling economy and kickstart infrastructure projects the russian opposition leader alexina baldly has been barred from running in next year's presidential election it's been told he's ineligible because of a past criminal conviction responded by calling for a boycott of the march vote there's other headlines to news continues here on al-jazeera after witness keep it or. understand the different scenes. and the similarities of cultures across the world so no matter how you take it. to bring you the news and current affairs it's the much. easier.

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