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getting to the heart of the matter the me and maher government calls you a gringo all the terrorist hear their story on talk to al-jazeera at this time. content is between countries along the river nile and have their roots in the colonial past eclipse point of view the north atlantic non-agreement accruals because of the new political realities on the ground are increasing the sense of uncertainty over clune stood with them there was a need to do that underneath and polish the countries to which good neighbors can be defeated. struggled with at this time. yemen's prime minister appeals for calm on the separatists says government
buildings in aden. this is al jazeera live from london also coming up rockets continue to rain down on a single living syrian capital despite reports of a cease fire russian police detained a position leader alexina valley at one of the rallies he called across the country and former fox rebels focus on colombia's lower class as there tends to enter parliament for the first time. to yemen where fighting has erupted in the city of agents forcing the prime minister to appeal for help and to call for an immediate ceasefire at least ten people have been killed on the main airports was shut down southern separatists for the next. government's troops and see several of its buildings ahead. has accused
separatists from the southern transitional council of trying to stage a coup the group wants control of yemen as a southern region which was an independent country until nine hundred ninety many southerners want yemen to be spitted again complaining of unfair treatment by the north the civil war has already torn the country apart after hooty rebels seized control of the capital sana'a in twenty fourteen president hardy's government was forced to move to aden in the south of hardy and his prime minister off from southern yemen adding to the tension the united arab emirates is arming southern cyprus fighters despite being part of the sounding led coalition as helping president hadi battle who say it's a sauna bench of a ripples. yemen's prime minister says secessionists of steve in the port city u.a.e. did. not spare the government had been based for the last few years
there are reports of several people being killed in fighting between pro-government forces and separatists. this mobile phone footage appears to show people arriving in the city thousands of protesters have been gathering against the internationally recognized and saudi backed government the demonstrators are backed by the united arab emirates which is supposed to be saudi arabia's ally in yemen. not necessarily in that situation. so you have a very important story. you're out there you even are now creating. and you're if you. will we. know that you have it's own you have your own lives. and the more. you're really hungry and i think we didn't want to repeat and based on current situation. the conflict in today's yemen is
complicated the country used to be divided between north and south yemen until unification in one nine hundred ninety but the difference is never really went away since the fight with the who these began in two thousand and fifteen the secessionists have fought for control over here in seaports of aden last week southern forces led by the man appointed by president of the rebel months who are highly as the governor of aden announced to overthrow hardy's government and that major general rule is to be rejected the deployment of northern forces to the south there have been calls since last sunday so it's been about a week for people to go down to the streets to protest and. south transitional council has been calling on had the head of government to dissolve and for a new government to be appointed and they are calling for independence as well as we've seen on the ground the crashes are continuing and the situation is. very
quickly now the future of president hadi is in question he has been based in saudi arabia along with this prime minister had been that other who struggled to control southern yemen despite support from saudi arabia. women's elected government was pushed out of the capital sanaa in the north and now it doesn't seem to have a place in the south as well some of the jarvey the others there. well to try to make some sensible lesson joined by our senior political analyst moment i shall here in the us in the studio and as this fractious happen i saw playing into the hostess hands absolutely i mean there's no doubt about that in the sense that this has been going on now for two and a half years and and certainly it's draining and bleeding yemen and the southern part of yemen cannot get back together and clearly the saudis and the immoralities that are sponsoring the war in yemen in some sort some form or another coalition have outsourced much of the fighting within the country and that's leading to some
major friction among the southerners as we've seen whether it is the president and his prime minister on the one hand of the whole country that is a bit high demand so heidi and and his prime minister and the separatists if you will so all in all you know what the arab coalition is calling for what so many people who care for yemen are calling for you know basically let's wait until this whole thing settled the conflict with the hoses and then we'll figure out what is it to be done in the south and yet the separatists are taking advantage of the fact that there is a war going on with the healthy with the weak link being in the southern part of yemen taking some sort of a sponsorship from abu dhabi in the united arab emirates in order to separate so it's really quite sad you know for yemen as it were when we talk about all these geopolitical at plates moving if it's easy to forget the humanitarian situation
which is being called the west bank crisis in the world right now when we're looking to an end game which we've done so many times and it seems to me nine cents of it in close sight where where could the precious be put now i mean that's the saudis role in all of this no longer with the u.a.e. or are they still with the u.a.e. head who's coming in to really say they are somehow in to make sense of this. actually this is this is an important question i personally i'm looking carefully into the various signs or signals coming out of saudi arabia and the united arab emirates i can't see that the. opposite sides at this point in time i almost see a complicity because the the statement that came out of the saudis so so did it coalition did not condemn the separatists that attacked violently the institutions of government if you were they basically called for calm they basically said they're going to take into consideration you know popular discontent but we've seen
that seen before two three two three years ago when the healthy is. went after the standing government and occupied capital sunnah it was under the same pretexts as the separates doing today so really is that you evading the endgame in yemen or saudi arabia it's not clear so the area so directly remains to be a more powerful country but who's taking the lead perhaps the united arab emirates other rights yemenis in the positions of power said move this forward of the prime minister president and the right people is the corruption issue in the south an issue that could make things in the balance instead of forwards of this is always been an issue that. is not the charisma thick strong leader who was always the vice-president of the now late. yemeni president who was basically removed from power i doubt the last. but you know this takes me back and just with in twenty seconds history lesson especially that we have a lot of europeans this into us now this was this is the suppression in yemen and
the unity in yemen took place exactly the same time that germany united you know one nine hundred ninety is the one germany united the yemeni united's and and everyone who was wondering if the german mother was going to be the yemeni mother meaning basically west germany took over is germany but eventually merkel who is from east germany became the chancellor in yemen we have similar situation the north basically you know took over the south but no opposite will most who had who is a southerner is really the leader of the entire country you know with the exception of the host cities so all in all you would hope that the emmys understand that division and friction within their country whether with the hoses or with the separates will not lead to a bus but the situation in yemen there are no separate solutions for yemen it's like this and i thank you for joining us.
eight people including a child have been killed in syria's a singer who says despite a supposed since fire there have been reports of heavy shelling fighting and their rates in the area overnight on friday russia said it would put pressure on damascus to enforce a truce but the ceasefire hasn't been public health and isn't hussein is the last remaining rebel stronghold near the syrian capital. antakya says it's taken control of a cane mountain in. its offensive against kurdish fighters in the african region tech is accused. of using the mountain to fire shells across the border into the turkish town of killis from kelis. the battle for an intensified on sun. the constant ruler of jets and artillery targeting this important high point along the turkish border. explosions echoed
over the border town of killis drawing a crowd. a strange fascination watching the war on fold but for some it's a little too close to home she was. even though we are hearing careless we've become used to this war has happened before when i saw it was on the other side of the border but i've still moved my wife and kids to another area for safety but i'm staying. turkey's offensive against the y p g the kurdish group it considers a terrorist organization is very visible here. it is also stirred nationalist fervor. was shut up. it was. fairly. low at work and this is what that operation looks like inside syria turkey is backing free syrian army fighters and at the moment the main focus is pushing back
from the border as the kurdish fighters say turkey's offensive has caused a billion casualties turkey says it only targets y p g positions. but as is often the case in war facts can be hard to cover. turkey's leaders stress that this is only the beginning and they intend to clear the y.p. g. from its entire border area all the way to iraq but the white. in that area further east is supported by the united states and there are american bases and military personnel on the ground their relations between ankara and washington are already tense and just another example of how complicated syria's war has become stephanie decker al-jazeera kilis on the turkish syrian border russian opposition leader saying a valley has been arrested along with more than one hundred ninety percent as government rallies across the country and the valley was detained while attending a demonstration had organized last he's been barred from standing in the
presidential election in march and this calling for voters to boycott the place had refused to authorize the rally but hundreds of never only supporters. and now as early as russian police raided his office saying they were looking for a bomb they also shut down the lonely feed of his opposition t.v. station in the valley this message before his arrest. i'm not ready to make peace with this eighteen year old regime and i don't want to be prolonged for another six years so i just want to go to the street myself to get to the protest whether i get to taint or not and i can tell my children that i was there. was the opposition rally in moscow and sent this up. there have been numerous arrests in various cities across this vast vast country in moscow there seemed to be a much lighter touch no arrests that i could see here in central moscow most of the
young people who were here of had it down towards the kremlin which is that way and i did see in a fair few police vans following down there were lights flashing so we might start to see some arrests here in moscow of course the big exceptions that lightness of touch that i just mentioned is when it comes to no vallium self he turned up at this rally earlier on the day it was spotted very quickly by police and bundles quite roughly into the back of a police van now he says his detention doesn't matter it's all because all the people are turning out across russia he says are turning out not to protest for him but to protest for their own futures. so it's a common error and angering kabul has the death toll from saturday's suicide bombing rises to one hundred three plus. it's not only the financial markets that are booming i'm robin the bride of the biggest market in traditional chinese
medicine that's going through the roof. welcome back we'll look at the weather across the levant and western parts of asia and he's got some pretty cold there matty there look at minus twelve as a high some snow across parts of afghanistan up through the hindu kush region cold air has been left behind across much of the region with three as a high interim back to structure that two degrees celsius in the eastern side of the mediterranean fifteen in beirut through the forecast through into tuesday area remains largely fine but we do lose a snow across those eastern areas now this cold air has swept across much of the arabian peninsula too in northern parts of saudi arabia we've had some snowfall in some of the quite know where they are only a dusting but still quite impressive now they've reached as
a whole has seen colder air sweeping towards the south so here in tow how we fight the smile when picking up behind this system temperatures of just twenty want to send a cool feel to things riyadh's looking decidedly chilly still thirty one in mecca temperatures there dropping as we head in through on through into a choose day let's head across into southern portions of africa southern parts of south africa are looking fine plenty of sunshine you see this area of cloud giving some showers around the eastern cape in particular but it should be warm and bright in cape have highs of twenty eight but showers and twenty two expected in johannesburg.
welcome back to the top story. yemen's prime minister has called for a cease fire off to southern separatists seized several of the government's buildings and it seems from capital aides. to he says it's taking control of a key mountain in northern syria as it steps up its offensive against kurdish forces in the green mission and russian police have arrested opposition leader alexei navalny one of the rallies he called across the country.
residents of the afghan capital kabul say they feel angry and helpless as a city known as they want three people killed in a deadly suicide bombing tensions a high to saturday's attack which targeted one of kabul's most heavily from sci fi the areas many blame the government full failing to solve the deteriorating security situation jennifer glass reports from coal. on a couple hillside policeman munir ahmed is being laid to rest he's one of the many victims of saturday's attack in the afghan capital the grief is etched on the face of one of his surviving brothers. near the blast site. is in another kind of agony she's clutching a photo of her eldest daughter twelve year old merriam she dropped her off here saturday morning but mariam didn't come home her mother has looked everywhere they go to the kids if i don't know what to say she was the only breadwinner in our
house she was selling pens in the streets and she would bring the money to help raise her other brothers and sisters help pay the rent what should i do wish my luck no official here knows what to tell her and even if she searches others are picking up the pieces shopkeepers remove what's been destroyed and repair their store fronts debris is still being hauled intelligence officials are accusing their neighbors of not doing enough to stop armed groups in those how amid the nine kids today everybody understands where the terrorism originates it's clear where they're located and as long as these hubs for terrorism on pakistani soil and in regional countries are not a limited then afghanistan will not reach a long lasting peace. the afghan president has declared three days of mourning not just for the victims of this attack the for two others that have taken place over the past week intercontinental hotel and in at the headquarters of save the children there the president says he wants the afghan people
a chance to share the suffering of the victims of all of those attaches that in the three days of mourning will culminate with a national day of prayer on tuesday in the meantime though some afghans are angry. back at the graveyard the mullah prays one day there will be peace and unity here but the victims cousin wants the government and its allies to fight i mean. to help the international community in the countries who are working to improve human rights they pay a lot of attention to. women's rights what about the rights of these people hundreds of young men dying every day of our blood doesn't matter really going to throwing a phone there are calls for justice for the dead there's already an aggressive offensive against the taliban and other armed groups here but many here wonder what more can be done to stop attacks like these jennifer glass al jazeera kabul the man in charge of the african union's anticorruption drive says it's affecting development across the continents africa reportedly loses fifty billion dollars
a year due to corrupt practices is the main focus of this year's african union summit. mohamad has more from me if you think capital most of the day was spent on discussing is titian on financial reform of the african union you know wants to see itself more cost independent to find out what's on them as it was a scheme in which it wants its member states to live with zero point two percent on imports and that money will be used to finance the programs operations and activities of the organization one president. to come over the leadership of the african union general assembly the highest position making them and their high hopes seize them on who brought that day you will reform plan a must act now to save africa from permanent provision scare is essential we must created
a single continental market into a grid our infrastructure. and infuse our economies with chicken origin. the theme of this year's summit is how to tackle corruption in africa it's a huge problem according to the african union fifty billion dollars of lost by the african continent every year through corrupt deals now president obama. among many praise for his and to corruption crusade in nigeria one of the most corrupt african countries has been appointed the champion of the african union and to corruption complain for the year two thousand and thirteen the continent has made significant strides hootin in police legal. frameworks new to really. unfair eventin and converting corruption
however there are different of the legal and framework have not had the desired six is in this. the leaders are expected to tump their attention on the second day of the summit on monday to the issue of conflicts in africa and how to conflict in africa the union states by twenty two and the fight against the fight against al-shabaab is somebody the conflict in south sudan the peace process in the central african republic and also the democratic republic of congo all on the agenda. seven people have been found testing saying awake after a ferry they were on disappeared they have a pacific island nation of kerry about us it was found in a lifeboat by the new zealand force on sunday there was no conscious baby about fifty people were on the ferry that went missing i have been no signs yet of any of
us of all of the. a french climate has been saved in a dramatic rescue operation on one of the world's most dangerous mountains although a search for her climbing partner has been called off elizabeth revel and thomas lucky if it were sending pakistan's bats also known as kill amount and when they sent a distress call from seven thousand four hundred metres on friday conditions were so tough that pakistani authorities had to call in and the elites group of climbers who were scaling nearby came to the second highest peak in the world and a nighttime rescue mission the polish chamber found revel but could not locate knock your bitch who was so rich is declared dead there won't be as most wanted fugitives but now form a far quibbles oh preparing to fight an election this year's parliamentary and presidential votes will mark the vet party's election debut after thousands of members handed in their weapons under
a twenty sixteen piece do they promise to fight poverty as they launch their inaugural campaign as alexander m.p.'s reports from bogota not everybody is convinced. it's still dark on the southern tip of a storm of five gravel now political candidate by approaches workers on their long commute into town when. good morning i want to invite you to the launch of the fox campaign we are x. fark fighters and we are now in politics for people like you. for decades yet business fought the state as a rebel commander for the military taught he had died in a two thousand and nine bombardment instead after handing in his weapons under the two thousand and sixteen peace deal he's running for a seat in congress. we've always done politics but obviously in completely different circumstances and our social base was mainly peasant farmers the city is a different beast but we are learning that we are transitioning into what is a novel path for us for its part is presenting seventy four candidates for
diligence lity of elections in march their policies focus on the inequality hoping to make inroads into colombia's lower class the fifty percent of the population that rarely votes if you know i it might be good to vote for them because they are common people just like us they understand the needs of the humble and the poor. but most colombians remain angry at fox long history of kidnappings in attacks a slim majority rejected the peace deal in a referendum and surveys show little support thirty ex fighters have been killed by groups hoping to destabilize the peace process was however at the former launch of the complaining of the working class neighborhood the spirit is upbeat with the peace. sign so far to say i was right regarding the stuff they're showing but the party folks their candidates will win way beyond that.
analysts say they will have a hard time overcoming people's distrust in a crowded political field. has a. golden opportunity in the next two data straight is to build a party and political discourse it will be difficult to translate that into votes i'm sure the fog will be a really big political organization and they'll propose important debates in congress and grab the attention of the media but they'll probably remain irrelevant in terms of birch for the former rebels these are just the first steps into an unfamiliar stage but whatever happens most canadians hope it will be a win for peace alison and the. calling check the tokyo based crypto currency exchange which lost almost all its digital money in the hacking attacks as it will use its own money to refund customers around four hundred million dollars worth of any and crypto currency coins was so that on friday well
think two hundred sixty thousand people were affected by the surfed cohen check is promising to pay about ninety percent of the last point is japan's financial services agency reported a war in the country's virtual currency exchanges of cyber attacks and the them to step up security. for chinese medicine has been disputed by scientists in the west but the traditional women have been growing in popularity at home and abroad is even being held by shooting pains government gem of chinese signs bright reports from the country's biggest traditional lead some markets in the city of joe well business has never been better. it's early and the trading hall is packed. wholesale buyers pick over the samples of the plants animal parts of minerals that are the basis for traditional chinese medicine. orders placed here set prices
across china. so you've been a trader for twenty years has only seen those prices go up ya gotta be a while and i've seen tremendous changes over time you see green used to sell at sixteen dollars behalf now it's thirty times that at four hundred seventy five dollars janet on the thank hanoi treated as a pseudo science by many for its followers and that includes most older chinese it guarantees good health and increasing popularity abroad is not lost on china's leaders looking for soft power cultural exports to support china's growing international status traditional chinese medicine has been given the best type of tonic with support from president xi jinping who's describe it as the gem of traditional chinese science and the communist party has been pushing for tiny's medicine to be given equal status with modern western medicine but while many doctors agree that traditional medical principles and beliefs have
a value they warn against using ancient remedies that could do more harm than good when the saying that if you're taking the medicines used by the ancient chinese they may contain things that are harmful to your health that's different from traditional medical theories. back in the trading halls in bojo such concerns are largely dismissed. ancient remedies they say can exist happily alongside modern but. the two are complementary you can go to a hospital to get modern treatment but traditional medicine works well in prevention this has become a belief for people. with that belief comes increasing spending power to ensure the market for those potions keeps on booming mcbride al-jazeera bojo city china.
the top stories here on jazeera fighting has erupted in the yemeni city of aden forcing the prime minister to appeal for help and to call for an immediate cease fire at least ten people have been killed the internationally recognized government is based in aden after losing control of the capital to a different group of rebels and twenty four team the separatists in aden have attacked several government buildings prime minister. says that trying to stage a coup in turkey says it's taken control of a key mountain in northern syria as it steps up its offensive against kurdish fighters in their freeing region these pictures show turkish backed syrian rebels on mt. is accused kurdish y.p. g. forces of using the mountain to fire shells across the border into the turkish town of killis elsewhere in syria eight people including a child of being killed in the damascus suburb of eastern ghouta despite
a supposed cease fire there are reports of heavy fighting shelling and air raids in the area overnight. is the last remaining rebel stronghold in the capital. russian opposition leader alexei navalny has been arrested along with more than one hundred eighty protesters an anti-government rallies across the country and i've only was detained while attending a demonstration he how to win in moscow the protest was in response to being barred from standing in the presidential election in march he's had refused to authorize the rally of hundreds of only supports us turned up. seven people have been found interesting to see a week after a ferry they were on disappeared navy pacific island nation of care about us they were found in a lifeboat by the new zealand air force on sunday a french climber has been saved in a dramatic rescue operation on one of the world's most dangerous mountains although
a search for her climbing partner has been called off elizabeth revel and thomas mckee if it were sending pakistan's pop act when they sent a distress call on friday conditions were so tough that pakistani authorities had to call the new linked group of climates it was scaling nearby k two you are up to date with your headlines next up its inside story i'll be back in about twenty five minutes for the news hour. were saudi princes detained in an anti-corruption drive some have been released after deals with the government of which mohamed been summoned is a key figure the crown prince has ambitious plans for his country so.