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beautiful apartheid museum so countries around the world have walked to memorialize these events that have shaped that partition is not about the political events that led up to partition it's about the impact on each person who went through it it's really important that we highlight the stories of humanity hopefully one outcome on this would be that we remember our shared humanity and the shared history. two palestinians found dead after israeli shelling that followed an explosion along the gaza border that injured four of its soldiers. in this is al jazeera live from coming up which of the so until we hear the facts
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everything else is just russia dismisses us indictments accusing it of interfering with america's twenty sixteen presidential election plus. much of a staged donations from the n.r.a. shame on you. students from the florida school where seventeen people were killed last shot at the u.s. congress for the lack of gun control legislation. the death of a filipino maid in kuwait highlights the mistreatment of some domestic workers. first breaking news more than fifty people are reportedly dead after a plane crash in iran the passenger plane disappeared from radar after leaving the capital it was traveling to in the southwest emergency services have been deployed
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to the mountainous province we'll bring you more as we get the details two palestinians have been found dead after shelling by israeli forces in gaza followed an explosion that injured four israeli soldiers along the border israeli jets launched a series of air strikes on a number of sites in the southern gaza strip its military blames hamas for saturday's explosion several palestinians were injured in the israeli raids today's incident on the girls' the street border was severe we respond appropriately or so my wishes for a quick recovery to the wounded are a force that has the latest from west jerusalem. well the health ministry in gaza has confirmed the discovery of two bodies east of rafa to seventeen year olds who were killed in a tank fire it seems late on saturday night they had already said the gazan health ministry that two had been injured in that incident what they described as a gathering of people east of rougher down in the south of the gaza strip the
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israeli media reported that the group had been trying to breach the border fence and that is when the tank fire started israeli military is also saying that its strikes in response to an explosion on the border fence which seriously wounded two israeli soldiers moderately wounded two others that that response that amounted not to six targets being struck but eighteen six was the initial number it's now been revised up to eighteen those targets they say including a tunnel that was being dug towards israeli territory military compounds a weapons manufacturing site of some kind israel is saying that it holds hamas responsible for everything that goes on inside gaza and accountable for these sorts of incidents there was also a rocket that was fired out of gaza that struck a civilian home inside israel no injuries came of that hamas is saying that it holds israel entirely responsible for the current escalation that we've seen so far
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no further strikes since what we saw late on saturday night but it is notable that the tensions along the border have been on the increase since donald trump's declaration that the u.s. sees jerusalem as the capital of israel have been protests a lot of live fire into gaza from the israeli side during some of those protests there have been fatalities involved as well and as well as that the israeli defense chief has warned that the humanitarian crisis inside gaza needs to be addressed reportedly or it could lead to conflict between israel and hamas so still a tense that situation a day after the start of what is the most serious such clash since the twenty fourteen war. the stuff of a duty is secret general of the palestinian national initiative and a former palestinian information minister he says international pressure needs to be put on israel to end the violence the only resolution is to end the occupation
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the only resolution is the system of apartheid and allow palestinians to finally be free let me remind you that during the last three months since mr brown declared his her orrible position about jerusalem we had peaceful demonstrations taking place in the west bank and gaza but these peaceful demonstrations were met with severe israeli violence no less than twelve people have been killed in gaza by israeli soldiers who were shooting at them while they were peacefully demonstrating the same happened in the west bank we lost also more than twenty people so far with the israeli military gunfire and more than five thousand people have been injured during peaceful demonstrations saw israel is attacking peaceful demonstrations the world does not do anything they do not pressure israel to stop using this terrible violence and then it is skillets and my word is that unless there is immediate international pressure to on israel to stop the use of violence and to in the siege of gaza we could see another horrible attack on gaza another horrible war that
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could take the lives of thousands of people including hundreds of good russia has dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen of its nationals ran a secret operation to sway the twenty sixteen presidential election in donald trump's favor the russian foreign minister was immediately challenge by u.s. national security advisor mcmaster but shortly after trump tweeted that mcmaster had forgotten to say the election results were not impacted or changed by the russians and 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 between russia and the us which is 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. so until we hear the facts everything else is
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just blather the indictment says otherwise the defendants allegedly were promoting donald trump's candidacy and undermining that of his democratic rival hillary clinton. 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 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
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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. the former russian ambassador to the united states long accused of using his post to interfere in u.s. affairs told delegates the indictments are nothing more than fear mongering and whether they were. simply. being used for reasons. rosalyn jordan al-jazeera washington's
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hillary mann leverett is a former u.s. state department and national security council official she says the indictment shows concern about a resurgence of russia's cold war tactics there's nothing new about russian or american interference in each other's domestic politics or in the domestic politics of a range of other countries this is something you know going back to one nine hundred fifty s. when many prominent americans were fired from their jobs and blacklisted for suspected ties to commie to the communist soviet union so there's nothing really new about it i think the new dynamic now here is an american political elite concern about resurgent russia particularly russia's power under president putin to exercise its influence whether we see it in the middle east in syria in other places china and perhaps here in the united states when the united states is arguably at a very weak point where many people in the united states would consider this is
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right now a very divided and open and vulnerable to russian influence so i think the concern is very much about the resurgence of russian power and how the united states can come to terms with that. thirty five refugees are heading for the united states after leaving an australian run prison camp on the pacific island nation of now it's part of a controversial resettlement deal reached between australia's government and the obama administration the men are mostly afghan pakistani or are now a prison camp as part of a straight is hardline policy on blocking refugees from entering by boat eleven somali refugees held in militia controlled areas of libya for years have returned home they were evacuated by the somali government and the un refugee agency refugees of told of the abuse they experienced in camps there is a major transit point for migrants from africa in the middle east who are trying to get to you. there are more young somalis being held now in libya some of my friends
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died there because of torture including a woman called bashara torture in libya 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 the philippine ambassador to kuwait says he received almost six thousand complaints of abuse towards filipino workers last year the body of a maid found in a freezer in kuwait has highlighted the mistreatment of some domestic workers also triggered a diplomatic crisis. has reaction from kuwait city. praying for closure church services in kuwait spare a prayer for joining the democrat. 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 praying that me. these. joanna cannon knows all about the life of a domestic worker she's worked as one for more than eight years she says some face
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abuse but it's not typical of them told me i really like my sister the philippine government reacted strongly to joanna's death branding its citizens from coming to . 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 some ice. and. they don't have them then they don't get that. good treatment from us philippine authorities however say complaints of abuse compelled them to take action we have. five thousand some five thousand eight hundred more than five hundred complaints of abuse last year. including treatment sexual harassment and rape. the philippine ban on allowing new workers to
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go to kuwait is a problem for bands economic after over a decade in kuwait fangio owns a restaurant and money exchange businesses she needs to expand her work force the president's ban she says is holding her back. and some of my stuff it was really who won the game game here this is really very very big problem as the officials are critical two of the ban they concede it might be necessary to review some measures like the ability of sponsors to hold migrant workers passports however they say the philippine president's statements have only complicated the situation the moment. the ban was ordered for domestic reasons it's a clear there are also other reasons for such an escalation in joules but we are also. was the congregation sings for their community to be delivered from the devil
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the devil of abuse and the devil of hasty government decisions sami's a than al-jazeera kuwait still ahead on al-jazeera ethiopia's moves to end mass protests come under fire. the state of emergency will protect people. war starvation and a cholera epidemic and now a new health crisis brings more misery to yemen. by the springtime flowers of a mountain lake. to the first smoke fall on a winter's day. hello there we've got lots of snow across europe at the moment some of that snow is in finland and it's good news if you're a panda because pandas love snow these ones are on loan from china but don't worry you don't have to rush to see them they're on loan for fifteen years still they're
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enjoying the snow but elsewhere we've also seen some heavy snow and it's been less welcome over germany lots of heavy snow here have course quite a few traffic incidents and not system is working its way eastwards and still giving a few outbreaks of snow there during the day today towards the south where of course it's far too warm for us to see snow here will see some heavy rain instead meanwhile to the west is actually fairly mild at the moment but watch out for this next weather system that's working its way and for many of us across the northwestern parts it's going to be rather gray and at times roll the way to your in the day on monday a bit further towards the south and we can also see the cloud that's been affecting us in europe has also been over the northern parts of africa plenty of it and some of it has been giving us some outbreaks of rain looks like that is gradually easing though as we head through the day on monday most of that system just pulling away northward so a few clouds at times and maybe beyond showers but for most of us a dry picture towards the northwest it does look dry force it rebuttals of sunshine to a temperature at seventy. there with sponsored by qatar everybody's. facing
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realities growing up going to do you realize that you were living in a special place the so-called secret city getting to the heart of the matter while using activists to live in jail just because she expressed herself hear their story on the talk to al-jazeera at this time. l.t. this is opportunity to move from a very different way where there. is and we don't leave. and again you're watching al-jazeera mind of the top stories this hour sixty six
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people are feared dead in a plane crash in central iran the passenger plane disappeared from radar after leaving the capital tehran it was traveling to us in the southwest. two palestinians have been found dead of the shelling by israeli forces on gaza followed an explosion that injured four israeli soldiers along the border. russia has dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen of its nationals ran a secret operation to sway the twenty sixteen presidential election in donald trump's favor u.s. national security adviser masters says the evidence of espionage is quote undeniable. the u.s. president is blaming the f.b.i. for the gun attack at a florida school which killed seventeen people don't trump has tweeted very sad that the f.b.i. missed all of the many signals sent out by the florida school shooter this is not acceptable is spending too much time trying to prove russian collusion with the trump campaign there is no collusion then trump adds get back to the basics and
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might make us all proud. trumps comments came after was revealed the f.b.i. received a tip off last month that the suspect had quote again desired to kill and access to guns the agency admitted on five that agents failed to investigate further the nineteen year old charged with the murders had been expelled from the school he was also known to local police. students from the school targeted in wednesday's shootings have rallied for tighter gun control as they're angry that the suspect nicholas cruz could buy an automatic weapon legally despite his troubling behavior survive of the shooting had this message for u.s. politicians if you think about that from coming from she said when she woke her that was i think you know i think that i was down and really it was you know i have very much as you know is taking donations from the n.r.a. shame on you. about an hour's drive away in miami people
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attending a gun show said file could not be blamed for what happened at the school the company in charge of the event expressed sympathy over the shooting spree displaying posters saying they meant no disrespect or insensitivity. these events that we have a silver gun shows are prescheduled years in advance and these venues are are you know reserved for the gun show in years in advance this is a reminder pinion not necessarily a gun problem but more a mental health problem. just on the national security correspondent for newsweek magazine says the focus on possible f.b.i. as isn't helpful i think that the attention to what the f.b.i. did or didn't do is really misplaced here in the local police we're very familiar with mr cruz and many answered many calls and complaints through where he was living the f.b.i. investigates federal crimes was mr cruz committing
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a federal crime or plotting to create a federal crime no he was not so although the f.b.i. screwed up big time absolutely i think that focusing on it and especially the partisan attacks on f.b.i. director ray are really misplaced. he's not going to resign over this these attacks are designed to undermine further undermine the f.b.i. which is a lead investigating agency. connections between the trump administration and russian interference in the two thousand and sixteen elections and that's where these complaints are calling from they're all going from republicans who want to further undermine the authority of the f.b.i. that's what this is all about the f.b.i. does not have a jurisdiction in the school shootings that's a local police matter furthermore it seems to me the question should be raised about why teenagers are able to buy assault weapons or anyone able to buy an assault weapon there's been a fire at one of tibet's most sacred temples videos have been posted on social
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media showing the blaze at the monastery in the capital on saturday china's state media say no historical relics have been damaged the monastery is more than a thousand years old and is listed as a unique world heritage site the u.s. embassy in ethiopia says it strongly disagrees with the government's decision to impose a six month state of emergency join which demonstrations will be banned the ruling party hopes will end the worst antigovernment protests in twenty five years which prompted the prime minister to resign ahmed at a reports. 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 to stay more we will invest the defense minister confirmed on saturday it will last for six months and includes a ban on ports governs and publications that incite violence you're going to value
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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 mutemath jimmer the announcement follows the sudden resignation of prime minister high limit embezzling who had been in office since two thousand and twelve i'm said his departure as prime minister and chairman of the ruling if you have peers people's revolution of the democratic front coalition was to enable necessary reforms in columnist the. the been lost the most russians in ethiopia sluggers regions will neon i'm hot are interested in minds with protesters calling for political and economic reforms and an end to state corruption. a ten month state of emergency and of last year but failed to stop the protests particularly by your peers you who think christina come to view the most sessions as the only way to bring about
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meaningful change doesn't so protest us of being killed and many more injured since two thousand and fifteen is kinda of nega is one of six thousand political prisoners released by the government this year in an effort to ease growing tensions to be 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 its big prison into a democratic state opposition leaders say here prison ruling coalition has lost its all forty that demanding all parties be involved in deciding the country's future. you know this country is a country of from the really it is too big for one political group for long. hundred million people. the years of one accountability and openness is this some of the country's politics it's your beauty tipping point some say justice repression and luck of many full democracy have instilled
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a sense of despondency if your peers with winning coalition the every is expected to meet within days to choose a successor to highly disciplined but the stakes are high and sling for the premiership tons what about the coalition decides will have a huge impact on how with your peers government. i'll just. thousands of libyans have been celebrating the seventh anniversary of the revolution huge huge crowds have gathered in and around martyrs square in the capital tripoli the protests which began in twenty eleven ended in the overthrow and killing of colonel gadhafi libya has been deeply divided since. members of britain's new party ukip have voted to remove their leader after racist messages sent by his partner aimed at the world at the future royalty henry bolton led the party for less than five months his girlfriend sent disparaging messages about
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meghan markle the fire fiance of prince harry bolton was the fourth person to lead ukip in eighteen months after the resignation of longtime leader nigel for arch. hundreds of far right supporters of held a march in bulgaria capital after a court overturned a government ban on the event the annual march on as a pro nazi world war two general the governor tried to stop it saying it would harm the country's reputation bugg area currently holds a six month rotating presidency. the killer of a six year old girls received four death sentences from a court in pakistan the rape and murder of zainab and sari triggered protests across pakistan with claims of government inaction and police incompetence interest type 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 saris life her body would later be found on
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a rubber stamp in kasuri the town where she lived with her family here the eastern city of lahore investigators say she was raped and strangled twenty four year old iran ali was convicted of her kidnap rape and murder and anti-terrorism court handed him four separate death sentences under bugs 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 or better child protection or a more honest and a sort of. debate and reflection within society about it and it is more like. all of those opportunities if they want to and. well essentially close the chapter on this instance but not those that are. an abuse of children and i think that's
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a missed opportunity and one 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 indifference and incompetence zaineb are also brought to light eleven other similar cases in the consumer area in two years prosecutors say ali has confessed to eight of the killings in. the fact that this would happen if you sleep and. it was the audi. young children actually across well russia 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
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al-jazeera yemen is facing a new health crisis it's already dealing with severe malnutrition and a cholera epidemic but many people are now dying from what could be bird flu cut in a pez put it on reports. it's exactly what yemen's already overloaded medical teams didn't want to hear a new outbreak of disease a growing number of people have died with symptoms similar to bird flu and doctors say dozens more could be infected. and of our sort of was when these patients arrived they had influenza symptoms like breathing difficulties and acute respiratory failure they also had a high fever and identifying the disease is challenging the doctors are treating more patients with fewer resources standard supplies and testing kits have become a luxury. how the in these cases raise a red flag they match h one n one some to mislike fever intensive coughing and he
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thinks the ministry of health hasn't been able to confirm this since last year lamps don't have supplies to taste this. the country is already dealing with one of the worst ever outbreaks of cholera the international committee of the red cross says there are more than one million suspected cases and about eighty percent of yemen lacks proper access to food clean water and health care cases of bird flu would only add to the crisis if we add to this formula. preventable diseases then we are we are facing an extremely difficult that's a straw fick problem in yemen it's a find doctors deal with on a regular basis. yemen's three year were has made already dire conditions of disease and hunger even more difficult to combat we have more than twenty men women and children who die every day from preventable diseases why the why does that
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happen because more than fifty percent of the health centers and hospitals in yemen today do not function anymore there are small finds of progress in january the un allocated. fifty million dollars to support yemen's humanitarian response some ports have all been allowing for the delivery of food supplies and medicine aid the country's hospitals desperately need for many the help has arrived too late for others there is still some hope. this little young now dizzier. result is there these are the top stories iranian media say all sixty six people onboard a plane that crashed in the south are dead the passenger plane disappeared from radar after leaving the capital to herat it was traveling to us in the southwest to
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palestinians have been found dead of the shelling by israeli forces in gaza followed an explosion that injured four israeli soldiers along the border have a force that has the latest from west jerusalem the most recent development is the discovery of those two bodies what the medical sources in gaza the health ministry in gaza is saying is that they were two seventeen year olds who were discovered east of russia down in the south of the gaza strip near the gyptian border also presumably close to the israeli border if it was east of the town of rougher the medical sources yesterday the night was saying that the israeli tank had attacked a gathering of people in that area russia has dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen of its nationals ran a secret operation to sway the twenty sixteen presidential election in donald trump's favor u.s. national security adviser mcmaster says the evidence of espionage is quote
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undeniable. thirty five refugees are heading for the united states after leaving on a strange and run prison camp on the pacific island nation of now it's part of a resettlement deal reached between australia's government and the obama administration now a prison camp is part of a government policy to block refugees from entering australia by boat. the us president is blaming the f.b.i. for the gun attack at a florida school where seventeen people were killed donald trump has tweeted very sad that the f.b.i. missed all of the many signals sent out by the florida school shooter this is not acceptable you know students from the school targeted in wednesday's shootings have rallied for tighter gun controls the agency admitted on friday that agents failed to investigate a tip off that the suspect had a desire to kill. those are the headlines the news continues here but first it is talk to al-jazeera see you again in half an hour's time.
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