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israel air strikes after four of its soldiers are are at a border bomb explosion. i'm richelle carey this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. in washington accusations after thirteen russians are indicted there for alleged meddling in the
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u.s. presidential election. are really kind of course and whether or not they should have it. goes ahead in florida from a high school were seventeen people were shot dead on wednesday. and we'll hear from the indigenous kenyan forest communities who say they're being forced off their ancestral lands. for certainly soldiers have been wounded two of them seriously in an exploration along the border israel's military planes hamas carried out air strikes on a number of sites in the southern gaza strip entering two people the border area has seen an increase in violence since the u.s. president's decision recognized as israel's capital for today's incident on the gaza strip border was severe we were responding appropriately i send my wishes for a quick recovery to the wounded. israel has carried out what it
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calls a large scale attack on hamas targets within gaza this is in response to what happened earlier on saturday when those an explosion seems an explosive device left at the border fence two israeli soldiers seriously wounded two more moderately wounded in that explosion so israel responding with targeted strikes it said on six separate hamas targets within gaza shooting at them from the. tunnel which they said was being dug towards israeli territory two military compounds within those six targets in total there was also a rocket fired out of gaza which struck a civilian home it israel no injuries reported from that but there were injuries reported by the gazan health ministry shortly thereafter a report from tank fire incoming east iraq right down in the south of the gaza
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strip the israeli media reporting that palestinians were trying to breach the border fence and were fired on by the israeli military the gazan health ministry saying two people injured three missing in that incident this is one of the most serious rounds of such fighting since the twenty fourteen gaza war it reflects what has been a more tense and potentially dangerous situation since the decoration by donald trump in december that the united states view jerusalem as israel's capital have been a lot of the confrontational protests and some firing across the the the border between israel and gaza this though is the most serious round yet since that happened alley opinion that other nima if a co-founder of electronic intifada and online this publication focusing on palestine says airstrikes on gaza are a sign of probing israeli aggression. we have to put this in the proper context of israel's tightening squeeze and escalating violence against gaza which many
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people have been warning for some time could lead to another major outbreak of war and if that happens it will be a catastrophe for people in gaza but will be it will be entirely of israel's making what we can say is that israel is the occupying power in gaza that is subjecting two million people to a brutal sea which is has caused what all aid agencies humanitarian agencies are saying. is a humanitarian catastrophe and military occupation is a dangerous. dangerous activity of course it's far more dangerous for the victims of the occupation but israel context spector its military occupation will be totally one hundred percent safe if you're going to occupy an oppressor of the people you can expect that your soldiers are going to get hurt in the process and
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israel's tactic of bombing gaza keeping the electricity supply at the minimum such that hospitals are now shut down is part of her relentless aggression against two million people in gaza that will hunt down to really produce a military response from resistance groups in gaza that may or may not be what we saw in terms of the explosions that happened that injured several occupations soldiers today russia has dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen have its nationals ran a secret operation to help donald trump and the two thousand and sixteen presidential election by minister sergey lavrov said the entitlements are without substance but he was challenged by a top u.s. official at the munich security conference after jordan has more. the munich security conference often focuses on weapons of mass destruction regional war and the threat from rogue nations and groups but at this year's meeting the conflict is
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between russia and the us which has now and died thirteen russian citizens for allegedly interfering in the two thousand and sixteen presidential race the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov called the indictments irrelevant they said. so until we hear the facts everything else is just blather the indictment says otherwise the defendants allegedly were promoting donald trump's candidacy and undermining that of his democratic rival hillary clinton. by one example an anti trump protest march in new york shortly after his election allegedly organized by the defendants and not by ordinary americans the allegation is that the russians were using the anti trump protest to cover their tracks in supporting him the special counsel robert muller has indicted thirteen russian citizens and three companies for allegedly interfering in the two thousand and sixteen elections
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according to the unsealed indictment the accused allegedly conspired from two thousand and fourteen until now to interfere with the u.s. political and electoral processes including the two thousand and sixteen election the special counsel alleges that the group posed as americans and controlled social media accounts focusing on divisive social and political issues one important point the indictment does not allege that anyone in the donald trump campaign colluded actively with the russians the u.s. national security advisor h r mcmaster told conference delegates the rumors of russian interference are now fact the united states will expose and act against those who use cyberspace social media and other means to advance campaigns of the. formation subversion and espionage the former russian ambassador to the united states long accused of using his post to interfere in u.s.
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affairs told delegates the indictments are nothing more than fear mongering whatever. the loans at the against. a simply sentence is that those being useful believe eco reasons inside the moon to states meanwhile no comment from president donald trump who spending the weekend at his florida state roslyn jordan al-jazeera washington at least twenty people have been killed by three suicide bombers in northern nigeria they blew themselves up at a fish market and can do just outside medical riyadh friday night now and it's claimed responsibility for that attack the armed group boko haram is active in the region eleven somali refugees who were held in militia controlled areas of libya for years have returned home they were evacuated by the somali government and the un refugee agency recent photos and videos of somali refugees being tortured in smugglers camps and libya public outrage and force the government and member to
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shoot to take action. there are more young somalis being held now in libya some of my friends died there because of torture including a woman called bashara. is a form of greeting in the morning you were woken up by being hit with a stick and at night you were hit with sticks and to fall asleep thirty five refugees are leaving an australian run prison camp on the pacific island nation an hour ago bound for the u.s. it's part of a controversial resettlement deal reached between the australian government and obama administration raman has been described as the worst ever deal by u.s. president donald trump in our prison camp as part of australia's hardline policy on blocking refugees from entering the country by boat. yes and see if he says it strongly disagrees with the government's decision to impose a six month state of emergency during which protests will be banned the ruling party hopes the move will help quell the worst anti-government demonstrations in a quarter of a century which prompted the prime minister to resign on thursday amato reports
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it's calm on the streets of ethiopia's capital of the suburb but the country's slipping into a deeper political crisis on friday the government imposed a state of emergency just a moment we will unbiased the defense minister confirmed on saturday it will last for six months and includes a bomb on port tests governance and publications that incite violence you're going to value gives you the state of emergency should not be seen as a military coup the army is under the federal constitution and it is a tool to implement the government's decision that the state of emergency procedures are intended to protect the constitution country and people moved in with him or the announcement follows the sudden resignation of prime minister high limit embezzling who had been in office since two thousand and twelve. said his departure as prime minister and chairman of the ruling if he appears people's revolution of democratic front coalition was to enable necessary reforms in
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government the the been lost the most russians in ethiopia sluggers regions will neon i'm hot are interested in months with protesters calling for political and economic reforms and an end to state corruption the a ten month state of emergency end of last year but failed to stop the protests particularly by you tube is you hoping christina come to view the most sessions as the only way to bring about meaningful change doesn't so protest us of being killed and many more injured since two thousand and fifteen is kinda nigga is one of six thousand political prisoners released by the government this year in an effort to ease growing tensions to try and could look at it with ethiopia is one large prison. i say this because there is no democracy in the country this is a dictatorship we have to change big prison into a democratic state opposition leaders say here piers the ruling coalition has lost its all forty they're demanding all parties be involved in deciding the country's
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future. you know this country's economy are funded really. it is too big for one political group for a long response group to run a zafira of hundred million people. years of unaccountability and ethnicities this son of the country's politics appeared to tipping and some say justice repression and luck of meaningful democracy have instilled a sense of despondency ethiopia's of winning coalition the e.p.i. b.f. is expected to meet within days to choose a successor to highland body i'm disciplined but the stakes are high and sling for the premiership intense what the coalition decides will have a huge impact on how he threw up his government mohammed to al-jazeera. still had an al-jazeera death sentence for the rape and murder of a six year old girl and pakistan
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a killing that sparked nationwide protests person anger in the philippines as the body of a maid as returned from kuwait. welcome back we've been looking at some really unsettled weather across parts of the event of the last twenty four hours or so and still some very heavy rain during the course of sunday as another area of low pressure begins to push in the snow in the northern parts of syria into turkey and the rainy says quite a long way south and maybe as far as kuwait moving the forecast on twenty four hours will see that low pressure system moving away and it'll generally loses energy so sunny for the eastern side of the mediterranean much improvement as far as the weather is concerned sunshine and seventeen degrees expected in beirut so here in the arabian peninsula we just get the backend about
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a frontal system so certainly more in the way of cloud coming down that could be the old shower but i think for the most part dry certainly here in qatar think will get away with it dry but between sea. they and monday when that front goes through we'll find temperatures edging back slightly i mean thirty degrees crazy temperatures this time of year twenty six is still above average and find around the rest of the gulf states mecca coming in at thirty two degrees celsius heading down into southern portions of africa we've had some really heavy rain across the eastern cape still some showers here some showers effect in zimbabwe and samba still some heavy downpours in the eastern side of madagascar but it should be fine and when talk with highs here thirty one. while the british take. the world's course. to something. from the streets and roads of mon people and investigates the injustice is
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globalized. and how different countries response to those at the bottom of society . at this time on al-jazeera. you're watching our top stories this hour for. two of them seriously and an explosion along the israeli border with. israel a military plane. carried out airstrikes targeting several locations in the southern. eleven somali refugees who were held in militia controlled areas of libya
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for years. they were evacuated by the government and. russia's foreign minister has dismissed. thirteen russian nationals friend of. a. presidential election and donald trump's favor u.s. national security. and washington ever less meddling in the u.s. election there was plenty of disagreement on other fronts as well at the munich security conference report from germany russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov took center stage at the munich security conference. of a military buildup in eastern europe describing international relations as going. to the european union. we want to have a predictable and strong view which will be irresponsible on the floor and. clearly
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aimed at the united states tact washington's policies on syria and iran we cannot approach these issues from an even more dangerous point and i mean the middle east conflict and try to resolve it through heightening the tensions between sunni and shia it's highly dangerous. the president trumps national security adviser was quick to hit back at russia's role in syria public. clearly show. that assad's chemical weapons use is continuing it is time for all nations to hold the syrian regime and its sponsors thank countable for their actions and supports the efforts of the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons but mostest said syria and north korea were not the only rogue states he said iran was building its hizbollah militia into
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a large proxy army and what iran is actually doing is applying the hezbollah model to the greater middle east in which the one weak governments in power they want the arab world to be perpetually weak and if we governments in power that are dependent on iran for support kept at bay by thousands of police demonstrators gathered in the polling snow around the conference center they come every year to oppose nato and cool for disarmament. but this year the demonstration has been different it's been mobbed by a large contingent of kurdish demonstrators protesting against the turkish incursion against the kurdish enclave in northern syria the two conflicts the turkish claims of making more than efren there are lots of kids and if they had dying it's forbidden. the british prime minister to reason may began the day at the conference with a keynote speech calling for a special relationship with the european union on security off the brics it so as
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we leave the e.u. and fortune you paul straw cells in the world the u.k. is just as committed to your security in the future as we have been in the past the sentiment and content of a speech was well received by delegates but everyone is now waiting to see if an equally special relationship can be developed on economic ties post breaks it and just exactly what had vision really is david chase the al-jazeera unic inside syria air strikes have killed two children in a rebel held area that led province activists say nine other people were injured in the attack in the town of zeno. syrian observatory for human rights says there have been more strikes in other parts of the province but no reports so far of powerful tease from those students from the u.s. school in florida where seventeen people were shot dead on wednesday have taken part in a rally for tighter gun control the man charged with the murders as
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a former student at the high school they say nicholas cruz bought his automatic weapon legally. if you don't think about that from coming from continuing to occur that was the man that i was down and we were he was too young. to have very much as it was taking donations from the n.r.a. shame on you. but about an hour's drive away in miami people attending a gun show so firearms should not be blamed for what happened at the school a company in charge of the event expressed sympathy over the mass shooting putting up posters saying they meant no disrespect or insensitivity they say would have been too expensive to cancel. these events that we have a sort of gun shows are prescheduled hears in advance and these venues are are you know reserved for the gun show in years in advance this was really my opinion not
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necessarily a gun problem but more a mental health problem a court and pakistan has handed for death sentences to a man convicted of raping and murdering a six year old girl then events are the body was found in a rubbish stop after she'd been strangled her death sparked protests across pakistan as he pulled his the government and police of incompetence and reports. captured on security cameras walking hand in hand with the man who would kill her these are the last known moments of little zaineb and sari's life her body would later be found on a rubber stamp in cars sure the town where she lived with her family near the eastern city okla horror investigators say she was raped and strangled twenty four year old in run ali was convicted of her kidnap rape and murder and antiterrorism court handed him four separate death sentences and are biased on the law crimes that are considered to have spread terror in society can be charged as acts of terrorism the opportunity that this case was sent to or better child protection or
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a more honest and a sort of. debate and reflection within society about how it's natural it's and easy it is or like. to prey on young all of those opportunities if they want to and. will essentially close the chapter on this instance but not close the chapter on. an abuse of children and i think that's a missed opportunity and one yeah in january thousands of people across pakistan protested to demand justice for zaineb her family said police took no action during the five days from when she was reported missing and her body was found there were demonstrations at police stations and politicians homes were set on fire the authorities were accused of being different and incompetent zaineb smirch are also brought to light eleven other similar cases in the consumer area in two years
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prosecutors say ali has confessed to eight of the killings including saying the fact that this it happened levon times if you sleep and. it was an audi of young children did not stir the imagination of auctions of already. once or and only only because your reaction across was just said. ali has fifteen days to appeal the verdict is in its parents are demanding his execution be carried out in public at the same rubbish dump their daughter's body was found in theo's diab al-jazeera. the philippine ambassador to say received almost six thousand complaints of abuse towards filipino workers last year the body of a filipino maid found in a freezer in kuwait last week has highlighted the mistreatment of some domestic workers at her to diplomatic crisis hit on has the reaction from kuwait city.
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praying for closure church service isn't quite spare a prayer for joy in the demo fallis maria khanna two spares a thought for the domestic worker whose body was found in a freezer authorities are still looking for the suspect a lebanese national i'm afraid me. these. cannon knows all about the life of a domestic worker she's worked as one for more than eighty years she says some face abuse but it's not typical. me i. like my sister the philippine government reacted strongly to john his death banning its citizens from coming to kuwait for work it later issued a clarification exempting those who already have jobs here about the initial announcement never the last century through the country. for many filipinos a job in the gulf is a lifeline for extended families so my spirit and. they don't have
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they don't get that. good at math from the philippine authorities however say complaints of abuse compelled them to take action we have. five thousand some five thousand eight hundred. complaints of abuse last year. including treatment sexual harassment and three. the philippine ban on allowing new workers to go to kuwait is a problem for you can now only after over a decade in kuwait fangio owns a restaurant and money exchange businesses she needs to expand her work force the president's band she. he says is holding her back. the officials are critical to of the ban they concede it might be necessary to
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review some measures like the ability of sponsors to hold migrant workers possible however they cite the philippine president's statements have only complicated the situation. the bed was ordered for domestic reasons it's a clear there are also other reasons for such an escalation. but we are also. was the congregation sings with a community to be delivered from the devil the devil of abuse and the devil of hasty government decisions. al-jazeera kuwait members of the british party ukip have voted to remove their later scandal involving messages henry bolton led the party for less than five months. and racist attacks about meghan markle who's engaged to prince harry the fourth person to lead ukip in just eighteen months video has emerged of a collision between a turkish coast guard vessel and
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a patrol boat close to. cameras on a great vessel show the moment the turkish struck at stern. or near an inhabited islands which both countries claim as their own. hundreds of far right supporters have held a march in vogue areas capitol after a court overturned a government ban on that event and will march on or say pro nazi world war two general the government says it harms the country's reputation area currently holds the rotating presidency. and digitas forest community and kenya says the government is forcing them off their ancestral lands the singer people of the and robert forest in the western highlands accuse the country's forest service of threats and violence catherine soy has more now from western kenya this is a forest in western kenya it's part of a large ecosystem called the chairing on the heels forest one of the most important
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what are catchment areas in the country and a source of livelihood to millions of people downstream yet look at this century old trees recently set on fire it's not clear by whom but forest warden say thousands of acres of the forest have over the years been destroyed by people living here illegally grazing farming logging and bonding chalk. streams that supply water to lakes and rivers are running dry and it's become a hideout for cattle thieves but in this forest also lilies of the sand where. traditionally the hunters gatherers and they say ember books is that ancestral home they are keeping huge hundreds of livestock sheep cut from sometimes even goats and goats are not allowed in the forest by law the farming we are seeing and cautious. listed thomas has refused to leave she says her house was banned down by forest guards in december now she spends her days hiding from them alyssa tells us this
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place keeps her safe from forest guards and raiders from a rival community during the day she cooks here that night she uses the same space to sleep she says it keeps her warm but obviously it doesn't protect her from the rain the rainy season is about to start and many more people deep inside the forest also living rough in crevices and other open spaces after their homes are destroyed i have six children who are now staying with a neighbor outside the forest if i leave my animals here will be stolen what's going on in amber's boot puts to focus the delicate balance of conserving their environment and protecting the rights of indigenous communities last year they'll get another forest community one a landmark case of the african court and human and people's rights judges ruled they had the rights to leave in and help conserve another important water tower the mile forest forced evictions are not
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a right or in polls are people. in the context of a cross a racial project this is what i i mean by human rights based the courts the environmental protection. something where families were compensated by the state in twenty three thousand to pull you into really moved out but they now see the money was not enough to buy land police to talentless how families got nothing and social state permits and protects how cattle no matter the consequences catching saudi oil jazeera and boat forest west and kenya. i. take out your headlines right now on al-jazeera for israeli soldiers have been wounded two of them seriously in an explosion along the israeli border with gaza israeli military blamed some os it's carried out airstrikes targeting several locations in the southern gaza strip including entering rather
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two palestinian arafa said as more or less true islam. was released carried out what it calls a large scale attack on hamas targets within gaza this is in response to what happened earlier on saturday when there was an explosion seems an explosive device left at the border fence to israeli soldiers seriously wounded two more moderately wounded in that explosion so israel responding with the strikes it said on six separate hamas targets within gaza shooting at them from the. russia's foreign minister sergey lavrov has dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen russian nationals ran a secret operation to sway the two thousand and sixteen presidential election and donald trump's favor but u.s. national security advisor a charming master said the evidence of espionage is an deniable. eleven somali refugees who were held in militia controlled areas of libya for years have returned
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home they were evacuated by the somali government and the un refugee agency recent photos and videos of somali refugees being tortured in smugglers camps in libya cost public outrage and force the government in mogadishu to take action. according pakistan has handed four death sentences to a man convicted of raping and murdering a six year old girl a killing that led to nationwide protests and i've been sorry body was found in a rubbish dump after she'd been a strangled her parents are demanding are killers execution be carried out in public students from the us school in florida where seventeen people were shot dead on wednesday have taken part in a rally for tighter gun control a man charged with the murders is a former student at the high school they say nicholas cruz bought his automatic weapon legally. thirty five refugees are leaving australia and one prison camp on the pacific island nation and now root for the us that's under a controversial resettlement deal reached between the australian government and
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obama administration. those are the headlines keep it here on al-jazeera people and power is next. i was always telling you how famous he was going to make it that's how he presented hello my name and body without consciousness it is northwest representatives kind of. teacher who. said you were a member that we had a special meeting about five a nail and he said no. that's no laughing and you mean this is a cover in a piece on the mainland city yet al-jazeera investigation its foot wall of silence at this time. because found on city streets around the world often ignored sometimes frequently moved on but always looking for the general.


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