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a long life time of frustration. eighty five years old intombi sold what trains as hard as anyone and. i feel so good i feel a punch this side and decide this and like that i really love to. bring these ladies and they take their training very seriously. to. syrian rebels and their families a bus out of a perceived town under a surrender deal with the government. of their own or. a live from doha also coming up up
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protests around iran hundreds of people demonstrate against rising prices. we take a look at what could be in store for zimbabwe in twenty eighteen after a year of extraordinary political change. and we meet the haitian artist turning rubbish into political art. syrian rebels and their families have begun arriving in the door our region south of damascus after making a deal with the government a convoy of buses carrying around four hundred fighters and their families was allowed to leave the rebel enclave in beit shean and traveled to. the rebels' last page into the government syrian government and its allies after heavy fighting this month so no one has more from beirut. in the last rebel pocket in
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the southwestern countryside of damascus it is a military gain for the syrian government and its allies they launched a massive military campaign two months ago the rebels were trapped in a small area they had no other choice really but to surrender we've seen this happen before intense bombardment and then program and forces impose a siege for the rebels have no choice but to surrender or die really but this is a portent of this is not just a military game for the government it is again for iran iran expanding its influence in a corner of syria very strategic corner of syria it lies between the syrian israeli and lebanese borders which means iran's allies on the ground are moving closer to israel and israel really has been voicing a lot of concern about this as of late talking both to the russians as well as the americans telling them that they will not accept it random moving closer to their
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borders in fact a few weeks ago they stepped up airstrikes in syria they weren't just targeting what they believed were arms convoys destined to the iranian allied hezbollah movement but what we understand one of those strikes targeted close to an iranian military base a base that was being set up by iran so it was a warning message from israel so not just another military game for the government again for iran and possibly it could be a source of tension in the near future of staying with syria and families in the western region are beginning to arrive home after enjoying is an displacement camps a temporary ceasefire has provided some relief from the fighting but there seems to be no diplomatic solution to fight several rounds of talks some advantage of it has more. the common the stone in northwest syria is deceptive. the scenic villages bitterness fierce fighting and now it's destroyed homes are unable to provide relief during the harsh winter. were some says he couldn't handle the
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conditions in the camps for the displaced and has decided to return despite the risks he's now content with the limited supplies he can get in his own village about that of a sane john out there we've come back after four years in displacement camps home sweet home nothing on earth compares to our lovely village we came back restored our house which was in ruins we also started to grow some wheat barley and more almost every syrian seems to have lost something and we were some also shares that loss as many of his friends and neighbors are gone. but his family is thankful for what they have and what they salvaged the northwestern part of hama provinces close to the course of the stronghold of the assad government rebel fighters were pushed out after months of fighting but a calm has prevailed since the attacks declined as part of a deescalation deal the bitter cold keeps most people indoors local see around six hundred families have returned took a stone and it isn't easy to resume their lives. but there's no
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electricity the village lacks basic services like sewage and even schools most of the residents found their homes in ruin but they were turned to bring life back to normal. elsewhere in hama province aerial and ground attacks have continued the government and its allies deny the rebels accusations of violating the deescalation deal. this is the moment fighters say they shot down a military aircraft in hama activists say assad's forces have continued their push on the border between provinces. rebel groups have rejected the talks in sochi proposed by russia after the geneva process feel to achieve a pub to peace and as temperatures drop further in the seventh winter of serious conflict the hopes of finding a solution from a big job are there there's growing anger and frustration in iran at rising prices in the government's economic policies hundreds of people joined protests in several
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cities on friday. crowds. and broke up demonstrations and rashed fifty two people were reportedly arrested the previous day at a rally in iran's second largest city in. all economic indications in the country are good yes there is an increase in the prices of some products and the government is working on fixing the causes of the high prices some of the events that have taken place in recent days are said to have been because of the economy but there are other reasons the people behind what is taking place think they will be able to harm the government but when social movements and protests start in the street those who have ignited them are not always able to control them are supporters of the iranian government or downplaying the unrest mohammad marandi is a professor at tehran university he says some western media and u.s. sanctions are to blame for the frustration. iranians while they're upset with mismanagement but they also recognize that the administration is being
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prevented from doing a lot of what it's trying to do because of the united states and its allies in the in the sanctions and of course social media makes things much more easy so people are have information but also there is a fact that has to keep be kept in mind that while some people have been protesting . economic problems we do see a very distinct effort on behalf of foreign governments for example b.b.c. persian which is along to the british government to d.o.a. which is owned by the united states government and media outlets that are directly or indirectly funded by the west their show their showing an effort to fix and expand the protests that they're trying to. intensify in order to politicize them whenever there is any sign of discontent you will always have the mail with think tanks in the western media saying that the regime is about
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to implode in the regime is unpopular and the and we've been hearing that for thirty five thirty nine years now that's not top of the night don't expect anything like that happen in the future meanwhile on sas a large pro-government rallies got underway in iran state t.v. showed crowds in the capital tehran holding banners in support of supreme leader ayatollah ali home in a pre-planned rallies mark the anniversary of the end of the unrest that shook the country in two thousand and nine following a disputed election. i saw has claimed responsibility for an attack on a coptic church in a christian and shop in egypt at least nine people were killed and five others wounded in the shooting just south of the capsule cairo space and gunman was injured before being arrested by police as president donald trump offered his condolences saying he stands united with egypt against terrorism charlotte ballasts has more. a program of confidence inside the virgin mary church on the outskirts of cairo the family members of different victims brought
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together by gunmen killing in the name of so. this is the suspected attacker it's believed he's wearing a suicide vest first he shot at a christian owned shop before moving to cairo's coptic mom in a church he opened fire on civilians and police officers outside who witness it people inside closed the doors when they heard the shots. thank god they locked the door there were hundreds in sight if getting closer during the time it could have been worse than the back and the road the mask in china relatives piece together what had happened is they made it outside the hospital. and. one woman was killed when she tried to help the attacker thinking he had fallen or they say he saw her across dangling from her neck and shot and. she was asking him in the name of christ this something happened to you she was he
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worried about him she gives him love and tenderness and peace is this what they need peace with gunfire you make peace with gunfire. as the ambulances left the funeral with their loved ones and size they were accompanied by armored vehicles in a sign of increased security for christians here it's the latest in a number of attacks on the christian minority in egypt which represents about ten percent of the population the problem is. there's no clear counterterrorism and counterinsurgency policies so for dealing with this threat for a while egypt has been discontinuing the same bomb business a mystic's egypt has been under a state of emergency since i pro and suicide bombing struck two coptic church is killing at least forty five people on palm sunday i some also claimed responsibility for that attack the government deployed more security forces outside churches this month in anticipation of attacks over christmas. and new years on
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during our christmas every holiday every holiday with these gifts oh god you are vengeful. i egypt's christians have long accused the authorities of not doing enough to protect. us. one of the palestinian protests as injured in gaza on friday has died at least fifty people were wounded when israeli forces opened fire on the demonstrators thousands of palestinians across guards or in the occupied west bank took part in the protests before friday but i'm very at u.s. president donald trump decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital. but as it ambassador to pakistan as a pair at a rally called by the main suspect in the two thousand and eight mumbai attacks it into an angry reaction from india thousands of people gathered in rawalpindi on friday over the u.s. decision on jerusalem it was organized by a conservative alliance i linked to have said who has been designated
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a global terrorist by the u.s. and the u.n. a deli says it will take up the ambassadors of parents with palestinian authorities india was among the twelve one hundred twenty eight countries that voted in favor of the u.n. resolution rejecting jerusalem as israel's capital. trying to is to remove taxes on its steel exports in a move expected to raise trade tensions with the u.s. and europe china is the world's top steel producer in two thousand and sixteen it exported more than one hundred million tonnes twice as much as its nearest rival japan a global steel sector is valued as an estimated nine hundred billion dollars china exporting to more than two hundred and twenty two countries and territories us is worried that china's exports will undercut its own domestic production. has more from beijing. until it was closed this was the biggest steel plant in beijing production got moved from here to a province outside the city as a way of reducing air pollution but it's the specter of idle mills like this that
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haunts all of the world steel producers and china is the biggest given the oversupply of steel in the world right now china often gets accused of breaking the normal rules of trade by dumping that is selling its steel to the world for less than the cost of making it simply to keep its mills turning and the changes in the export taxes will land to suspicions in the u.s. and europe about china's trade practices from january the first to china will be reducing export taxes on some of its steel products making them cheaper and it will be cutting them all together on things like steel wire and rods at the same time it will also be reducing export taxes on fertilizers as a way of giving that industry a boost for its part china denies the accusation of dumping pointing to the fact that in the past year it has reduced its steel exports by a third nevertheless there will always be the suspicion that china will always put
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the interests of its steel plants way above any international criticism meaning that the kind of trade tensions we've seen in the past year will definitely continue into twenty eighteen still ahead on al-jazeera tensions centers between refugees from sudan and south sudan as they compete for limited resources. and how this viral video in south korea has prompted a national debate about women and the workplace. and that we've seen some heavy showers over the southeastern part. asia recently there's more still to come we look at the satellite picture we can see that most of the weather recently has been in the western parts of stretching from the western half of borneo all the way across across the montra and so for singapore in k.l.
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it's been quite a few showers more still to come as we head through sunday meanwhile though for the philippines it's actually been relatively dry recently that will change as we head through sunday and into monday we're seeing this storm work its way towards us it's a developing feature and it looks like it's going to run across the northern parts of mindanao and maybe give us more in the way of flooding here for the towards the south of course in australia there's still a fair amount of moisture with this and still a few outbreaks of or all the heavy rain across this interior belt and that's all thanks to the storm hilda that disintegrated over us recently it's injected a lot of most just so still more showers to come as we head through the next few days first down in the southeast temperatures generally behaving themselves at the moment in melbourne twenty three degrees the maximum here but we only rise again for us on monday twenty nine there in sydney and thirty one in brisbane we could see a few showers hair over towards new zealand and we've got a weather system that's pushing its way north woods across us behind it it will be
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a lot brighter and twenty one there in christchurch. on counting the cost of flying taxis baggage deals and buying to shake up a look at the flight plan for global aviation in two thousand and eighteen to rob a turbulent year in the middle east plus what arms sales telling us about the state of the world and. counting the cost at this time on al-jazeera.
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again you're watching all. of our top stories this. syrian rebels and their families have begun arriving in the region south of damascus after making a deal with the government a convoy of buses carrying around four hundred fighters and their families was allowed to leave the rebel enclave in. travel today and. there are calls for more protests in iran amid growing anger and frustration with the government's economic policies have spread to a number of cities in recent days. one of at least fifty palestinian. protests on friday has died of his injuries thousands in gaza. for a fourth successive week u.s. president. to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital. three u.n. agencies have issued a joint statement condemning the war and yemen saying people there cannot stand another day of fighting the world health organization the world food program and
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unicef say the conflicts created the world's worst humanitarian crisis as widespread famine and displacement as well as an outbreak of cholera much of the country's infrastructure and health system has been destroyed coalition as strikes and rebel shelling. well supposedly james madison's is defending washington support of the saudi led coalition fighting who three rebels in yemen says for us is working with the saudi alliance to limit civilian casualties as well as advise ng on military tactics the comments follow un condemnation of the coalition's bombing campaign after more than one hundred civilians were killed by as strikes within ten days it's also don life is becoming increasingly tough for refugees of war north of war north of the border in sudan they're having to share limited resources with south sudanese who also have war and potential famine to contend with some
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refugees have been killed in the friction have a morgan reports from county in south sudan home to one of four refugee camps for people from north of the border this has been a frog nasser's home for more than six years their refugee from sudan fled her home and sought safety in neighboring south sudan she says she no longer feel safe after her brother was killed last year in fighting between refugees and there's now sudanese hosts. who lost her brother last year he was kidnapped and killed they brought back his body that night we were tucked inside the comes with guns we lost a lot of people during the fights are just my brother but children women were killed in this time. fighting broke out in state after the sudan people's liberation movement north rebelled against government leaders in khartoum the armed opposition group accused the sudanese government of breaking the two thousand and five peace agreement it allowed to choose whether to be part of sudan or a newly independent south sudan the conflict has resulted in more than two hundred
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fifty thousand refugees fleeing to south sudan more than half of them live in four camps here. sudanese refugees started arriving here in my band since two thousand and eleven a few months after south sudan gained independence but since then the host country has been at civil war which is still happening that has created an economic and hunger crises all over it have had an impact on the refugees the war in south sudan which started in twenty thirteen also display started in east and resulted in more than half of the twelve million population facing food insecurity south sudanese government leaders say tensions are being created because the refugees have freedom to move and reach limited resources in my van if you. feel better there are advantages and disadvantages of having them here the main problem is that the camps are not first that means the refugees can move around freely in countries for domestic use and that is having an impact on the hospital. and with almost no
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chance of returning home to sudan soon the united nations high commission for refugees says they need to be protected they are here they have needs they have rights and these needs and rights have to be met and so that there has to be a very high level of cooperation between units and the south sudanese government to ensure that they are safe protected and and that their needs are met a friend has no plans to return to the word zone in sudan but she may have to do just that if there is a repeat of the violence between refugees and their star sudanese hosts people morgan al-jazeera south sudan. in the first part of our series looking ahead to twenty eighteen report from zimbabwe next year voters will head to the polls after a series of extraordinary events on military force longtime leader of garbage to resign many hope the outcome of the election will help improve the economy and our way standing on the world stage which are so reports from harare. after
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decades of economic stagnation high unemployment and a shortage of cash people hope things will get better in twenty eighteen robert mugabe resigned in november after the military intervened in a similar goggle is the new president until elections are held while they wait for an election date to be announced they are registering to vote many here say they hope no matter who wins it will be a new beginning for zimbabwe oh and your country which is full of opportunities because you know i mean you college right now i'm studying and the reason why i'm studying is because i want to work so if i could complete my studies and then there's no work for me to do then. in the past elections have been marred by allegations of vote rigging and violence opposition leaders say the military and war veterans helped keep robert mugabe in power for thirty seven years the new commander of the defense forces says things will not be different and that the army
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will respect whatever zimbabweans decide at the polls as we prepare for the elections in twenty eighteen it is our wish that the company and they were doing so for the day take place in an environment of peace and tranquility opposition alliance members say despite morgan tsvangirai health concerns he is their presidential candidate has cancer now that mugabe is gone they say they are confident about mixture we are only. believe that from the next noise and it is the man underground we are going to the next government this is what they are publicly a credible voter's right. could help avoid another disputed election zimbabwe is compiling a new voters role in replace the old emanuel register opposition party say is inaccurate and is dead people's names on it it is a commission says the plans to register nearly seven million people before elections in print eighteen as the bobbins prepare for those crucial elections they
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hope will be credible and violence free the international community has said if things go smoothly at the polls they will be eager to invest to help ease the crippling cash crisis that could mean discreetly needed jobs most people waiting in line under the age of forty many are unemployed but they say for the first time in a long while there is hope that maybe twenty eighteen is going to be a good year. for al-jazeera. well on sunday will be looking into syria's future after a year in which the syrian government recaptured large areas of rebel held territory many feel the war is nearing an end but what is the price of peace. doctors say for peruvian present alberto fujimori will continue to need medical attention indefinitely protesters remain camped outside the hospital where he's being treated as. i was demonstrating against the decision to pardon fujimori who is serving
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a twenty five year sentence for corruption and human rights crimes rose current president at a public issue the pardon on sunday on health grounds. and of the time to have a party especially for workers to socialize with colleagues for a change and that's also the norm in south korea but a video of nurses dancing at a hospital talent show has sparked debate about the abuse of women by their bosses like capital so. when these women became nurses this was not part of the job description video of them dancing at a hospital talent show was posted on social media prompting a national conversation about something not often openly discussed in south korea the treatment of women in the workplace these nurses didn't want their identities revealed fearing repercussions at work for the talent show we were forced to dance
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we had to wear in decent clothes and perform sexy dances on stage and we were embarrassed. she says hospital officials sat in the front row judging the performances and that refusing to participate wasn't an option unless she could find a colleague to take her place. in south korea because of the confusion tradition of respecting it's difficult to say no to superiors this type of power abuse has become normal. lawyer leonis says sexual harassment is a problem for south koreans of all professions especially when junior employees are expected to drink with their bosses after hours to know that. a year and a party is a common occasion for sexual harassment people expect women to pour drinks for men or for young and pretty women to sit next to older male bosses. drunk male bosses hug us and hold our hands during these company occasions but we can't say anything
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because they're our bosses in the most recent government survey the majority of those who say they experienced sexual harassment took no action among the reasons given were that they thought it would make no difference and that they would be disadvantaged at work. the government announced plans to impose harsher penalties for sexual harassment in november after a young employee at the country's biggest furniture company hun sen accused colleagues of raping and sexually assaulting her the employment and labor ministry found the company failed to investigate the claims and find about five thousand dollars. as for the talent show a hospital spokesperson said it is planning to reform the dress code and is considering getting rid of it completely kathy novak al jazeera soul. turning rubbish and the politically infused all out a resistance movement that originated in the slums of the capital is adding a creative twist to everyday objects tries about reports from port au prince.
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in one of the poorest areas of haiti's capital port au prince a place where people live surrounded by trash. and part of a resistance movement against social inequality using art. as love to get in just fighting every time someone. and. many of his cultures are based in what he describes as voodoo because of the special place the religious practice has in haitian history and society. asian people because of. asian people fighting for good if we don't get it first. the message here is that art can be done with anything culture for example are done with all the parts tories and even some of them with human remains you
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can see right here this call for example are from the earthquake back in two thousand and ten. an earthquake that killed more than three hundred thousand people the remains are from a mass grave in port-au prince. showing reality is crucial or your boss says he's using old clothes sent to haiti by foreigners in his latest painting. my objective is to show haiti to the world your art is not only about voodoo but it is showing the talent and diversity that exists here and they send us old clothes and we send it back turned into art. this is a considered no go zone in the capital area where many foreigners do not want to go . but art has inspired some teenagers who say they would rather use brushes instead of weapons and it's you know i would love to become a good artist when i can paint something and do it perfectly. every year we cared
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more bring some of the pieces from the artist to his hotel so tourists can take a closer look at the movement where you live in garbage that's the economy they have created an economy where you and your neighborhood your people your friends your family they live in garbage and you have taken this garbage and you've turned it into a beauty you've turned it into art you've turned it into messages. the work done by resistance artists has been displayed in new c.m.s. around the world. but they say despite their success internationally life continues to be a struggle in the areas where they grew up. prince haiti. is out there these are the top stories syrian rebels are the families have begun
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arriving in the region south of damascus after making a deal with the government a convoy of buses carrying around four hundred fighters and their families was allowed to leave the rebel enclave invention and travel to iraq and so no one has more from beirut. bate in the last rebel pocket in the southwestern countryside of damascus it is a military game for the syrian government and its allies they launched a massive military campaign two months ago the rebels were trapped in a small area they had no other choice really but to surrender we've seen this happen before intense bombardment and then program and forces impose a siege for the rebels have no choice but to surrender or die there are calls for more protests in iran amid growing anger and frustration with the government's economic policies and rallies has spread to a number of cities in recent days is the biggest display of public dissent in iran since two thousand and nine. all economic indications in the country are good
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yes there is an increase in the prices of some products and the government is working on fixing the causes of the high prices some of the events that have taken place in recent days are said to have been because of the economy but there are other reasons the people behind what is taking place think they will be able to harm the government but when social movements and protests start in the street those who have ignited them are not always able to control them. one of dozens of palestinians who were shot by israeli soldiers during protests on friday has died of his injuries thousands in gaza and the occupied west bank demonstrated for a fourth successive week present on tom's decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital at least fifty palestinians were wounded by israeli gunfire on the border with gaza the palestinian ambassador to pakistan has appeared as a rally called by the main suspect in the two thousand and eight mumbai attacks into an angry reaction from india thousands of people gathered in friday of the
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u.s. decision on jerusalem new delhi says it will take up the parents with palestinian or thorazine. those are your headlines to stay with us for more news here on al-jazeera after counting the cost. we understand the differences and the similarities of cultures across the world. so no matter where you call home al-jazeera international bringing the news and current affairs that matter to you. al-jazeera. hello i'm sam is a die and this is counting the cost of al-jazeera the weekly look at the world of business and economics this week flying taxis megadeals in marriage when shake ups will look at the flight plan for global aviation in two thousand and eighteen astroturf.

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