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if forced to leave would just be all and then gains by this and that it has given us the desire to carry on with our lives and be creative maybe ups and downs but it's not a matter just part of business. has become more united. beyond the blockade at this time on al-jazeera. and israeli fighter jet is shot down by syrian anti-aircraft fire as the conflict between israel and iran escalates we'll have the latest from jerusalem on teheran. hello i'm marianna mozzie and london you're watching al-jazeera also coming up
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korea's olympics or is continuing with an invitation to the south korean leader to visit kenya and anti-racist demonstrations in the italian town where six africans were shot last week. and brazil and colombia are tightening border controls with venezuela away economic crisis is that hundreds of thousands to leave. welcome to the program on top story israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says israel will continue to resist any iranian attempt to establish itself inside syria after an israeli fighter jet was down by anti-aircraft fire during an air raid in syria the israelis say the raid was in response to the discovery of an iranian drone launched from syria flying in space iran can reports from leicester asylum. in the early hours of saturday morning syria's war escalated to a new level for the first time in thirty years israel lost
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a fighter jet to enemy fire israel confirmed syrian air defense shot at one of its of sixteen fighter jets the israeli prime minister was blunt israel holds iran and its syria responsible for today's aggression we will continue to do whatever is necessary. to protect our sovereignty and our security the crusher followed the shooting down of a drone israeli army video shows what they say is that iranian drone flying towards the northern golan heights before it was downed in retaliation the israeli air force at twelve targets in syria including the suspected drone command center iranian targets and syrian air defense syria launch surface to air missiles during the israeli raid and says it shot down the f. sixteen which crashed in northern israel at the hands of. the syrian political leadership took a decision at the highest level to face the thought simply any israeli military aircraft of a therian in space today syria did what it promised by down again misread the plane
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and striking at other planes this is clear for syria it is a thought of decision to confront the israeli air force and its careless behavior. both pilots ejected and parachuted to the israeli side of the border one is critically injured the israeli army spokesman said it was wrong it was behind the launch of the drawing but didn't say whether it was armed or not the iranians have reacted they've said that they are going to stand with syria against any felician us by israel the russians have also reacted saying that israel needs to respect syrian state to state sovereignty also what we're hearing is that the israelis want to send a strong message to the russians to get iran out of the region iran can al-jazeera western muslims well this is not the first time israel has hit targets inside syria iran has sent military advisers and allegedly thousands of its revolutionary guards to help the syrian government and that buildup of iranian
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assets has been increasingly worrying for israel saying one hundred explains. this is the golan heights territory israel captured from syria in one nine hundred sixty seven the war in syria has brought iran and its allies like the lebanese armed group hezbollah closer to that border israel says that is something it won't tolerate it has reached out to russia an ally of the syrian and iranian government . before this was the deal that was signed by netanyahu and put it on the thirtieth of september when netanyahu went to russia in two thousand and fifteen and russia will prevent the iranians from building bases near the borders with israel this is when the russians entered syria and launched their military operations we have been witnessing israeli air strikes ever since. israel has struck targets inside syria for years and has had convoys carrying weapons destined for hezbollah arms depots bases clearly with a green light from russia moscow does control the air space the israeli air force
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was flying unchallenged until saturday while it was shot down by syrian anti-aircraft batteries after it struck targets around damascus. the downing of the plane coincided with what some believe is the beginning of a more aggressive strategy to roll back iran rules america are the russians in front of a confrontation with the americans in syria are the americans in front of a possible confrontation with the russians in syria or is there an unannounced deal between the russians and americans to reduce iranian presence in syria. israel considers russia its guarantor for security along its border with syria they have talked about a buffer zone but israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has said the ceasefire agreement in southern syria didn't address what he called iranian military ambitions israel has repeatedly said it will not allow iran and its allies to entrench themselves militarily in syria and it won't allow syria to become
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a forward operating base against israel that's a guy who calls them red lines. now the syrian government and its allies are introducing red lines of their own they say the downing of the israeli jets is a clear message that the days of carrying out attacks in syria are gone russia allied to both sides is calling for restraint and for syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity to be respected it was a serious and dangerous incident the israeli army said it was last not a war but more than a confrontation for now all sides have taken a step back after making their message clear set of. beirut al-jazeera has more now on the of reigning in response to all of this from the irani capital to run. almost immediately after the incident the reaction from the iranian foreign ministry was very clear the foreign ministry spokesman said that the assertion that iran would fly a drone into israeli airspace is clearly
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a lie that is so ridiculous it's not even worth a response now that was from the foreign ministry and for all the specific details in the early part of the day the iranian government deferred to the syrians they see this as an incident that happened between the israeli military and the syrian military yes iran is present to help support the government of bashar al assad but they see this is a specific incident that israel is trying to use to bring more criticism against iran once again and so we saw them very clearly letting syria and the syrian government take the lead in terms of responding. to the issue of the drone syria for its part said that it was a surveillance drone being used to monitor islamic state targets in the area but the very fact that iran deferred to them is very clear indication that they completely deny the allegation by the israeli government that the drone was launched by iran or ever encroached into israeli airspace staying with syria and
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a turkish military helicopter has been shot down during an operation against kurdish fighters in the north of the country this video is said to show the helicopter moments before it was downed killing two soldiers on board technician president. says it happened across the border from turkey south hatay province has more from gaza takis border with syria. the downing of this turkish manufactured attack helicopter the skill to sucker soldiers is a significant development in this three week long but military operation it brings the number of crystal just killed by a z y p g kurdish militia group to over twenty years far as the serbs are concerned they've killed at least one hundred fifty kurdish fighters now some advances have been made on the ground in the past twenty four forty eight hour as the free syrian army which is fighting alongside turkish military in order to advance towards the y.p.
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cipro just from hold of our feet and i have managed to capture some villages on the road towards there as far as the turkish army is concerned and the listening to president merchant tehran they will respond the same to those who were behind that attack what's important to note here is that although the. kurds are sources in the y.p. ji claim that the turkish military has killed civilians in its operation ankara denies that they say the reason why this operation is ongoing as fast as they wanted to is precisely because they have been trying to of various any deaths of innocent civilians that have been reports that the p g p y d that's the political wing goes that's hard for militia have actually been. kurds from other towns and cities to use them as human shields the kurdish officials there would say actually this is just the natural response of the kurdish population you know just to protect their
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town against what they see as a foreign aggression. three weeks now into operation on a ranch that does seem as i say to be steady advance made by the tarps and the free syrian army towards our freedom but this down and go for a helicopter will be sure to incur the wrath of the targets from the tree. north korea's leader kim jong un has extended a rare invitation to the south korean president lungi in to visit pyongyang when hosted came sister talks in seoul on the sidelines of the winter olympics as a guy who has more from kong none. in the presidential blue house in the capital seoul relations between the two koreas continued to thaw the meeting had two firsts jiang is the first member of the ruling family to cross into the south
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since the korean war the sister of the north korean leader came with the first ever invitation kim jong un is asking south korean president moon jay in to come to pyongyang at a convenient time soon little know it's key president moon said early talks between north korea and the united states are essential to improve relations north korea to be more proactive to move forward to have a dialogue with the united states. it's unclear when that might happen the u.s. and north korea have rebuffed lose attempts so far if an interesting meeting transpires it will be the first time kim jong un has met with the south korean president since assuming power in twenty eleven the last time leaders from the north and south met was eleven years ago during a summit in. jordan because of all the global attention i believe reunification will be brought forth the government is making efforts and i think
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people are rooting for it organizers of the olympics say they've been moved by the diplomatic breakthrough it was quite on the story a moment. and something that as you know the i.o.c. has been generally working for since probably two thousand and fourteen. and you know i think it shows it opens opens the door maybe just a little bit critics say they doubt that door will ultimately open much more for now there is hope that the winter olympics is the catalyst for a reboot in turkey and relations natasha going to aim el jazeera south korea. thousands of anti fascist demonstrators have rallied in the italian city of west six africans were shot last saturday schools and shops in the city were closed public transport suspended over fears that the march could trigger violence a far right sympathizer was arrested on suspicion of carrying out the drive by
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shooting adding to tension around the issue of race and immigration ahead of next month's election the racism rallies were also staged in milan and. became with. the notion that many people came to the streets here in russia and in many other cities in italy to sign. fascism to recognize those founding values of our constitution which was born from resistance political parties have been using populism to create height tera and divisions. we are here because we want to be a damn like. you spreading continuously social hatred against margaret and in general we can't support. what happened in moscow with a terrorist but it didn't belong to us in twenty teen. plenty will still to come for you including after forty years there is a new face to irish republicans. and brazilians of forgetting my country's was that
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the carnival gets underway. the a. hello there we're seeing some cooler weather now roll its way across parts of australia it's all thanks to this weather system here it's not going its way toward the east or behind that it is feeling a little bit fresh as there has been very hot in melbourne but i think for us on sunday temperature will just be twenty one degrees you can see sydney they're filling the hot air up at thirty one but even here we'll see the temperatures begin to ease as we head through into monday for the west to staying warm for us we've got a temperature of twenty seven there in perth should be fine and settled for us da when there haut and humid with the old thunderstorm threatening as well every towards new zealand you see plenty of time to rain with us at the moment but you
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can also see plenty of cloud further north korea couple of storms that developing within this and they gradually edging their way eastwards there over the next few days for new zealand staying very very wet there on sunday but as we head into monday it does look a good deal dry up up towards japan and for some of us here there's more in the way of snow coming you can see most of the snow there is in the western part some of it will be rather heavy looks like it should stay dry force in tokyo though when the temperatures fairly decent up to thirteen more in the way of snow though as we head through into monday some of that is turning heavy and the temperature is beginning to drop as well. from satellite technology to three d. printing and recycled waste to solar powered classrooms africa is transforming young innovators are propelling change building communities creating employment and solving problems their challenging systems and shaping you want it's about creative
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thinkers shaping their continent's future innovate africa at this time on al-jazeera. welcome back let's update on the stories making headlines now israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says israel will continue to resist any iranian attempt to establish itself in syria it comes after an israeli fighter jet was downed on a mission over syria south korean president one giant has received a rare invitation to visit pyongyang from north korea's leader kim jong un and thousands of anti fascist demonstrators have rallied in the italian city of much
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a rotter a week after six africans were shot by a far right sympathizer. brazil and colombia by tightening their border controls with venezuela in an attempt to restrain the number of arrivals from their crisis torn neighbor hundreds of thousands of venezuelans have attempted to escape from the rampant inflation food shortages and political uncertainty in that country. has more. officially more than half a million business wayland's crossed into colombia in the last six months of last year but no one knows the truth figures only that tens of thousands of venezuelans now try to scrape a living across south america the largest numbers in neighboring brazil and colombia. here there are many mechanics doctors college graduates and look at us we're cleaning windows selling chargers and air conditioners so and so to them as well as future is over but hey you have to before i feel really
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really sad because we have to migrate to look for what we used to have in our country because before in venezuela we had what colombia has abundant and a growing economy they're escaping the economic crisis is lead to severe food and medicine shortages the international monetary fund predicts inflation this year will reach thirteen thousand percent the president of venezuela nicholas mcdougall blames e.u. . yes black international conspiracy for his country's troubles the colombian president juan manuel santos says nicolas maduro has mismanaged the economy and the columbian can no longer live with those consequences or you saw me decide on our starting today only venezuelans who have passports or have in their hands the migration card will enter colombia. he's ordered three thousand more soldiers and police to patrol the border of colombia and brazil said the influx of migrants is
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straining their social services to breaking points if they my law regarding immigration what the government wants and what the country wants is to achieve orderly secure and legal migration that means foreigners are legal in our country in that way we can plan for the future. but with the situation in business way there would be predicted to get worse the migrants who keep coming here now now face a more formidable challenge to cross the border. than before and then al-jazeera. a double decker bus has crashed in a hong kong suburb killing at least eighteen people. reporting a bus had been traveling fast and was full of people when it tipped over at least forty seven people have been injured nineteen of them in a serious condition now firefighters cut open the roof of the vehicle to free passage just still trapped inside. there under modi is wrapped up his first official visit by an indian prime minister to palestine about this new president mahmoud abbas told mody that he needs india's support during future talks with
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israel a bass's government is seeking new allies after u.s. president donald trump caused an uproar by recognizing jerusalem as the israeli capital budgets misreports. this first visit to the occupied west bank for an indian prime minister was also very short just three hours it ended with a media briefing no questions allowed when i had remotely offered the traditional indian support for the palestinians. i assured president abbas that india is committed to the palestinian national interest india hopes that palestine will become an independent and sovereign state in the future the building of the state comes through peaceful means and through dialogue and understanding. but there was no mention of east jerusalem as the capital of a palestinian state something previous indian leaders always referred to from the palestinian president came the hope that india might help in mediating future talks with the israelis. we exchanged views about the current dilemma of the peace
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process that resulted from the continuity of the occupation and from the blocking of the political horizon following decision on jerusalem and the refugees. there was no comment from modi on that. how different the relationship was when yasser arafat was alive modi paid his respects at the former palestinian leader's mors a limb in one thousand nine hundred eight india became the first non arab country to recognize the state of palestine india suffered under colonialism and fellow palestinians are in the same boat thirty years on india by its forty one percent of israel's arms exports. israel's prime minister was in india for a weeklong visit in january making new trade deals. in light of israel indian relations palestinians wanted to reintroduce balance to the relationship and bring back india as an important ally but moti invaded talking directly about
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whether india was ready to take up such a role after his visit to jordan and on to the gulf mode it was in israel last july but he didn't out on a visit to ramallah which is what most leaders usually do india wants to dealing gets relations with the israelis and the palestinians which is why there was a separate visit here now the palestinians hope this means they can still rely on indian support even though strong relations with israel are now a new delhi's priority. al-jazeera ramallah. votes are being counted in trying her after its most peaceful election for decades it's the first vote since electoral laws changed which is allowed a record number of women to campaign for a seat in local government when alpha nando's has more now from. choosing members of three hundred forty local government institutions observers say voter turnout was higher than expected some districts reporting eighty five percent of voters had
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a clear idea of what they wanted from their local representatives corruption is a big problem so somebody who is less corrupt somebody who is educated turn and of course somebody with the reason can do something for the community and other voters said changes to the electoral system has made things easier to. review system do so much more simple system for the water it's a new mixed result system which candidate wins the most votes and which party has the most support. the changes also included a quarter of twenty five percent for women this election marks a number of firsts the first time so many women have contested the first time votes are being counted in polling centers like the one behind me and the funds time election violence has been so low observers say there is a marked change in the conduct of campaigns and the election the main election organize the credits hard work mean big news rio if you care good the people
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not to break the law through the law enforcement of the law really calm. conductor prepared counsel despite being a local election which is usually about issues in local neighborhoods the campaign took on the flavor of a national election prison might be powerless citizen or prime minister and no become a singer and the man they united to defeat by in the rajapaksa were heavily involved in the campaign travelling around the country to support their respective candidates the stakes for each of them are high and the results of this grassroots race will point towards the political board in the run up to the general election in two years when if an end as. colombo and other opposition party in azerbaijan has announced it will boycott the presidential election this means that there are no opposition candidates to contest the vote which has been brought forward to april president ilham aliyev who's running for a fourth term issued
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a decree changing the date of the election from october he's been in power since two thousand and three. the irish republican party shin fein is elected a new leader ter place gerry adams who announced he was stepping down late last year mary mcdonald says she's committed to pushing for a united ireland but as nadine barbara ports she has more immediate challenges to contend with. taking over from a man she calls a political giant mary lou mcdonald paid tribute to gerry adams who became shin for the president when she was a teenager and he was instrumental in northern ireland's peace process that led to the good friday agreement two decades ago he has defined politics on this side and for a generation or more and when other said it was impossible gerry and martin mcguinness along with john hume and others bravely walked the path to peace
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macdonald and out of his have been involved in talks on reconvening northern islands devolved government which broke down a year ago sinn fein which said power with the union is do you what's movement on issues such as irish language rights. i mean really facing us as the war is was over there is no my her hanging in the way. we don't have to agree on the past the reason i'm seeing the historical narratives . we will see how we agree that the past is never again he says other things we can agree to disagree like mcdonald the party's new deputy leader michel o'neill represents a younger generation of activists hoping to get shin fein into government on both sides of the border. this conference represents not just a handover of power but a move towards a more modern ois policy by sinn fein it comes at a time when there are real challenges for it's both in northern ireland and here in
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the irish republic how do we become the party that is seen by those people who are in full time employment and average wages those people are part of a point of poll wages and also in a polite how do we present ourselves as the champion of their needs and their interests the party is also being hit by resignations over alleged bullying and mcdonald says she's listening to complaints here in the south she's also backing a change in the law to allow abortion ahead of an irish referendum later this year but she inflames long held aim of a referendum on uniting the island of ireland remained some way off the team barbara al-jazeera dublin. indonesia's navy has seized more than a ton of crystal meth and arrested for suspected drug smugglers they seized the substances. which were then paraded on baton island after being found on a boat in indonesian waters near singapore on wednesday they had been hidden under sacks of rice for taiwanese men have been arrested there are reports that the drugs
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were headed for australia. now the world's biggest and most raucous street party is in full swing in brazil brazilians are using the carnival for less selfsame off what's been a very difficult year a struggling economy a spiralling corruption investigation and increasing political polarization of all taken their toll. on human has been with travelers in the northeast and city of. an early morning bugle call summons revelers on to the streets of the sea fish. it's called the rooster of the dawn the highlight of carnival in northeastern brazil's capital where least a million people parade past the giant bird. we had for carnival all year but something spectacular that's in all of our hearts here in pine a burka where we hear and dance the rhythm of our region. above all the
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city of a jungle where brass band music is accompanied by an acrobatic dance in a massive street party resilience can forget their economic and political woes. let's go to roots joy for people who've been suffering so much lately. carnival lasts for five days a period of unbridled revelry ending just before lent which on the christian calendar marks a forty day period of fasting and prayer carnival has certainly a bold since it first began here in the eighteenth hundreds and this was. the garden was. proud to work out of the way to prepare the way for the rest of iraq. and to the office of the upper class. after the emancipation of slavery and until this day it's become a massive outdoor affair. it's
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a convo made up of so many people that just want to have. fun. unlike in rio where lavish demba schools millions of dollars often from questionable sources here it's all grass roots every neighborhood in household comes out to parade. deal with this too young or too old to celebrate brazil's most traditional carnival. you see i'm human i just see that this if it brazil. without that's update you on our top stories israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says israel will continue to resist any iranian attempt to establish itself inside syria is comes after an israeli jet was downed by anti aircraft fire on an air raid in syria the israelis say the raid was in response to the discovery of an iranian drone launched from syria flying in space is rolls iran and its
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syrian post responsible for today's aggression we will continue to do whatever is necessary to protect our sovereignty and our security a turkish military helicopter has been shot down in northern syria during an operation against kurdish fighters there this video is said to show the helicopter moments before it was downed killing two soldiers on board the turkish president. says it happened across the border from turkey selling at a province. in our other top stories south korean president has received a rare invitation to visit pyongyang from north korea's leader kim jong il and when hosted consists of the talks in seoul on the sidelines of the winter olympics which have just started thousands of anti fascist demonstrators of rallied in the italian city of mature ata a week after six africans were shot by a far right sympathizer schools and shops in the city were closed and public transport suspended over fears that the march could trigger violence. brazil and
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colombia both tightening their border controls with venezuela in an attempt to control the number of arrivals from their crisis torn neighbor colombian president on miles santos has stopped giving out you daily entry cards and also deployed three thousand additional security personnel along the frontier a double decker buses crashed in hong kong killing at least eighteen people at least forty seven people were injured in the crash nineteen of whom are in a serious condition firefighters cut open the roof of the vehicle to free passengers trapped inside and the render modi's wrapped up the first official visit by an indian prime minister to palestine the president mahmoud abbas told modi that he needs india's support during future talks with israel well that's it for myself from the team here in london in of a africa is next and then more news from doha after that say without is there. it's impossible to underestimate the size and scale of the economic crisis it's not just
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