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is always telling me how famous he was going to make that's how he presented hello my name and body without the city's northwest representatives can a. teacher put it all. as the jury member that we had this special meeting about the nail and he said no. that's not the topic and you immediately this is a cover up in a piece on the mailman city yet al-jazeera investigations. of silence this time. kurdish fighters in syria say they have struck a deal with government forces to oppose the turkish offensive and afraid. i'm richelle carey this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up fog and rain
block efforts to locate the iranian plane that crashed and mountains killing all sixty five on board. a russian medalist at the winter olympics is suspected of doping after failing a test. it was a day that film stars wear black on the red carpet at britain's top movie awards to send a message on sexual harassment and violence against women. kurdish officials say they have reached a deal for syrian government troops to enter a frame of development which raises new complexities for russia and turkey in the war the kurdish spokesman told al-jazeera they want syrian forces to help them fight turkish attacks on a frame and that they could arrive in about two days this could see syrian forces directly confronting turkish troops who are currently engaged in an operation against the kurds in the area the kurdish wife has been a key ally of the u.s.
in the battle against eisel in syria but turkey is family opposed to the group which is fighting for more kurdish autonomy some avenge of aid is following the story from istanbul. when it comes to fruition this deal would not be a surprise because kurdish fighters the people whose production units are white b.g. have been in negotiations with the bashar al assad government for a number of days now sources have been telling us that there are sticking points including the man with the conscription of kurdish fighters into the city and government forces there giving up of heavy weapons by these kurdish fighters and giving up all of their military bases and manipulation is one of those some of those points that they weren't agreeing to as were being asked by the syrian government the details of this agreement have not been made public or clear is yet but goodish right to say that they've asked the syrian government to come in and help them to secure these areas against the to the should vance's if and when syrian forces enter that border area between syria and turkey called our friend
where the fighting is continuing where turkey has launched an operation on the raj to try and clear it from the these kurdish rights as if it is to be seen that album tookey respond because turkey has been stating that the whole purpose of this operation is to clear its border areas of fight as richard calls terrorists and when and if syrian forces take over control of these areas and allow turkey and promise to a key that they will secure these areas against any of what it calls terrorist activities what will be turkey's response then will it continue to carry out its offensive or will it agreed to the terms that will be offered by the syrian government that saves arms as an assistant professor of political science at northeastern university says it is hard to predict how turkey will react to this alliance. over the past few days turkey has been ramping up its military operations and now sir and in that sense it's hard to imagine churchie you know
standing by especially because earlier one has really been emphasizing the importance the critical importance of taking out the y.p. piece which are described in turkey is really just an offshoot of the p.k. play that said well if you know that this security and care reform if you were to go in there and basically rescue the whore from the y. p.g. then the main sort of turkish just became should the counterterrorism just because of being there would sort of subside because there are a lot of wild cards in terms of what's going to happen for example what is russia going to do russia stood aside and essentially allow the turkish are there going after however were there to be some sort of direct confrontation between the turkish military in the syrian military one would expect russia to side with the stop so how exactly russia will relate to
a church remains very much a cup what he did in louisville what an important aspect of this. fog is hampering efforts in iran to locate the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed in mountains killing all sixty five people on board yes man airlines jet disappeared from radar fifteen minutes after leaving the capital tehran are an internal flight mohamed el r.t.c. reports. distraught family members still near have at st into one where fifty nine passengers and six crew members departed on their fateful flight. on the other side of the journey the halls of airport where the plane was set to arrive was full of people mourning so hard. i kept calling all morning but they wouldn't answer so i called my brother and he assured me they'll get here the plane is not behind schedule yet he said don't worry he called later it's had the plane had crashed the a seaman airlines flight departed from about airport into iran but disappeared from
radar fifteen minutes after leaving the plane was heading towards the city vs who's in southwestern iran it crashed into mt dena near the town of semi room in the mountain range rescue teams have struggled to reach the crash site due to inclement weather and rugged terrain there's no question the roads here are impassable vehicles are here and lots of people too when we heard about it around eleven am or noon we began searching all the villages in the area but we didn't find anything investigators have yet to determine the cause of the crash but some aviation experts believe heavy fog could have hindered the pilot's navigation. decades of international sanctions and diplomatic isolation have left iran's airlines with aging fleets of passenger planes which they've struggled to maintain and modernize you have fleets of aircraft in iraq and as a man airlines flight only airline in the world that still flies commercially the
boeing seven to seven try jet this is an aircraft which hasn't even been made for over thirty four years and so you've got effectively a block on components of. new aircraft which is simply left iranian aviation pretty much as it was well let's say round about nine hundred eighty iran suffered a number of aviation disasters most recently in two thousand and fourteen when a separate airlines flight crashed just after takeoff killing thirty nine people. since to her on curb its nuclear program it's ordered more than two hundred planes from airbus and boeing with forty four billion dollars in the hopes of modernizing its commercial aviation committed by d.c. . a russian bronze medalists has reportedly left the elephant village after failing a drug test at the ongoing winter games alexander kwasniewski won bronze with his wife and mixed doubles curling he said have tested positive for muldowney and that
is a banned substance that increases blood flow and improves exercise capacity in athletes he is awaiting the results of a second sample expected later on monday. doping testing and sanctioning the olympic winter games punching twenty eighteen is independent from the i.o.c. therefore the i.c. cannot communicate on individual cases while the procedure is ongoing on the one hand it is extremely disappointing when perhaps it substances may have been used but on the other hand it shows the effectiveness of the answer to a few system at the games which protects the rights of the clean athletes and the us the political fallout continues from the indictment of appropriate russians a case of meddling in the two thousand and sixteen presidential election president donald trump fired off several tweets rejecting accusations his campaign colluded with moscow jordan as a support from washington. the u.s. president donald trump hasn't been
seen in public since friday the day thirteen
russian citizens and three companies were indicted for allegedly interfering in the two thousand and sixteen presidential campaign and for allegedly trying to throw the election trumps way on sunday the president took to twitter to blame everyone from hillary clinton to the media for the suggestion that his campaign colluded with the russian government to win the election something he has always denied i never said russia did not meddle in the election
i said it may be russia or china or another country or group or it may be a four hundred pound genius sitting in bed employing with his computer the russian hoax was that the trump campaign colluded with russia it never did the independent senator bernie sanders allegedly was also being supported by the russian operation but he said on sunday the bigger problem is how trump is reacting what the real issue right now is how do we have a president of the united states not saying what everybody knows to be true russia
or into feed into sixteen they're going to interfere in two thousand and eighteen and we have got to do everything we can to make sure that they do not on the buying american democracy meanwhile. a senior democratic senator says the indictment should alarm americans it's not yet clear whether the russians succeeded in actually changing votes what's clear is that they spent millions and millions of dollars and had hundreds of people working in a troll farm in st petersburg to intentionally undermine one candidate hillary clinton and support another donald trump on saturday night trouble also criticized his national security adviser a chargeback master for not backing his view of the situation mcmaster had told delegates at the munich security conference that the indictment was proof of russian interference in u.s. political affairs gen but master forgot to say that the results of the twenty six thousand election were not impacted or changed by the russians and that the only
collusion was between russia and crooked h. the d.n.c. and the dems remember the dirty dossier your brain speeches emails and the podesta company that tweet now has the d.c. chattering class wondering whether mcmasters job is in jeopardy given the president's predilection for driving out those who don't parrot his view of the world rosalynn jordan al-jazeera washington survivors of wednesday's school shooting in the us
have announced a national march on washington to demand action on gun control seventeen people were killed in a high school and florida with former student cruz accused of the murders in organizers of the march say they want to make the shooting a turning point and the national gun debate more funerals for the victims have been held on sunday. still ahead on al-jazeera and fighting with then zimbabwe's opposition as it mourns the death of morgan tsvangirai. and why
north koreans refuge in canada are facing deportation following others who've already been expelled. one has just been a rubbish toher across the levant and iraq and iran you can see from the swirling cloud something's going on in fact is a mixture of two systems give a lot of rain in lebanon eighty one millimeters in lesson for me for us in tripoli and the winds were up as well and you see the winds are still quite strong on this chart as a low pressure area fronts wrapped around it but i think most the rain probably would have been fine to fall and east of baghdad on the iranian border and still that's where the concentration of tires in fact it's still there tail end of it come monday with it it's now at height and more especially up to the caspian you see more runs to foley which leads the sides the beirut and into tripoli the
temperatures rising laugh because the wind direction has changed it's dropped on the sun has come out it's made quite a big difference the weather for the south as well by does temperature remains in the teens but equally kuwait's dropped cool so as riyadh and by this time so will block rain. qua of twenty seven but the wind direction is changed on the gulf i mean trees in the breeze on the direction gives you a bit of a breezy day still twenty five it's warm look at the potential strengths on the western side of society once again with picking up some dust but i will see if dust storm or two even in mecca. these explosions were not an act of war. these nuclear bombs were experiments by the soviet union. to the kazakh people who lived in the vicinity the motives might
be little difference. rewind silent. at this time on mountain scenery. watching al-jazeera let's take a look at top stories right now kurdish officials say they have reached a deal to allow syrian troops to enter a frame to help protect the city the move could mean the syrian forces confronting turkish troops who have been carrying out an operation against kurdish fighters since last month. president hassan rouhani is ordered an investigation into a plane crash in which sixty five people died on airlines flight crashed in
a mountainous region near its destination in a suit in southwestern iran heavy fog and her best records so far. has gone on the attack over the indictment of a group of russians accused of meddling and the two thousand and sixteen u.s. presidential election again derided accusations his campaign colluded with the russian government on twitter and even criticized his own national security adviser . israel's prime minister has once again attacked iran telling an international security conference it's the biggest threat to the middle east tehran responded by saying israel's the region's main aggressor david schaper reports from germany. prime minister benjamin netanyahu went straight into attack mode against iran as he took to the podium in munich issuing a direct threat to tehran. iran's regime to put a noose of terror around. we will act without hesitation to defend ourselves.
and we will act if necessary not just against iran's proxies that are attacking us but against iran itself he followed up with a dramatic flourish that caught all the delegates by surprise brandishing a piece of wreckage from an iranian drone shot down an israel air space last week. and he had this message for iran's foreign minister mohammad javert. i bought it here so you can see it for yourself mr zarif do you recognize this you should be george you can take back with you a message to the tyrants of her own do not israel's resolve the man who netanyahu called an eloquent liar iran's foreign minister refused to rise to the israeli bait he preferred instead to outline a new plan to dampen down rising tensions in the region i prevent more conflict in
the middle east. iran believes that our security in the persian gulf requires a french regional security architecture we believe in and how proposed creating what we call a strong region rather than a strong man in the region. at a question and answer session those are if expressed his frustration at israeli attempts to undermine the deal iran struck with world powers to stop its nuclear arms program and we achieved it in spite of him being implemented in spite of him and the world view to maintain that agreement in spite of his delusional attempts. the foreign minister of saudi arabia was equally uncompromising about its main power rival in the region we cannot afford to put up with the when the revolution
and the transcripts the reason iran a sanction for terrorism is because it supports terrorism. adel jubera said the pressure on iran would continue until there was fundamental change david chaytor al-jazeera munich. a crane opposition leader mikhail saakashvili supporters of his have marched through kiev to demand his return he was detained by masked men at a restaurant in the city last week and then supported to poland his supporters want him back to contest the presidency charla bellus reports. a movement that won't be stops by freezing temperatures and a deported leader trains opposition marches on which is the premier league we came here to change as chief in our country to make authorities work for the people and to support the people that's why we are here today. they swarmed on to the streets to protest against president petro poroshenko and supporters deported opposition
leader mikhail saakashvili they want publishing called peached and a new election. this was the scene one week ago when saakashvili was seized in a key of restaurant more than a dozen men in military uniforms grabs the politician and threw him in one of two white vans inseam to poland. the former president of georgia became cranium in twenty fourteen but soon turned on his friend president poroshenko accusing him of corruption and this was how it was received. stripped him of his citizenship last year and deported him you have a loser mikhail will remain the leader says one opposition politician his support though is question his party the movement of new forces polls at least and two percent of the ministry of internal fears is to measure three thousand people who
were at the rally reporters say it was more like ten thousand polish inker publicly ignored the rally he spent the weekend at the munich security conference. in the new video people can't stand it anymore because there's no change the more. time passes the worst we live poroshenko is dancing and having fun relaxing in the mall to eaves he is a disgrace to the country youth saakashvili faces similar accusations in his native georgia his rivals have charged him with abuse of power he denies any wrongdoing but really into his citizenship now he is stateless and so his will to a continues from georgia to ukraine to poland he's now seeking refuge in the netherlands the home of his wife. in kiev they say his message will be heard wherever he six weeks. charlotte bellus allowed to zero
the five women have been killed when a gunman opened fire at a church in the russian republic of dagestan five other people were injured in the town of kissling are police say a twenty two year old local man was behind the attack and was shot dead by security services. serves as our van helden zimbabwe for morgan's anger either former opposition leader who died last week from cancer the party has a new leader but there are concerns that and fighting could cause divisions just a few months before elections or much more from harare. zimbabwe is president in a similar pays his respects to morgan sunken eyes family for years the main opposition leader was assaulted at a rest by police for demanding free and fair elections the ruling zanu p.f. party then led by robert mugabe charged him with treason and called him a puppet of the west the new president says it's time to end old rivalries it is fruitless. search. for men and women as the elections in
them are killing all four hundred parties in this country. here because they have to reach the sirens in the sky and. leave. the t.v. of reactions this is. when the election is held many believe the opposition must appear united it is to have any chance of winning the m.d.c. tea party has any leader nelson chamisa he will be acting president. who are the seamier party members talking. about his appointments they say they will make a big announcement after. this speculation the opposition could split if some key officials decide to walk away others hope that doesn't happen i must admit .
i think our leadership. and focus. is. good i died in south africa on wednesday some of his supporters say now his body is home. reality is sinking in the man known as the face of zimbabwe's opposition lived long enough to see. but it seems not a united opposition rally is expected on monday to on his life but his final three while is planned to choose day when he will be buried at his rural home. al-jazeera . a member of the european central bank's top policymaking counsel has been detained as part of a bribery and money laundering investigation in lafayette from save it is also head of the country's central bank his home and office have been searched vs prime minister will chair an emergency cabinet meeting on monday is here the operations of the country's central bank will not be affected as scares in india carried out
more raids on sunday over a one point eight billion dollars bank fraud that is said shock waves of the financial system two employees of the national bank are in custody after being accused of helping a billionaire diamond jeweler and his business partner access millions of dollars and unsecured loans to homes and offices of which will learn the rov modi and his business partner were searched on saturday both have fled the country the opposition says the government was warned about the scam. despite its reputation as a haven for refugees canada has been deporting north korean asylum seekers supporters of those seeking refuge say expulsion is disproportionate and could have catastrophic consequences kenya lack reports from toronto. putting a brave face on pending deportation these north koreans came here through south korea which canada considers a safe country but on their refugee applications they said they'd fled to china.
eleven years ago kim came here with his wife daughter and son now they have two more children canadian citizens deportation would be catastrophic. on the who. can all get along and that notice means death to me i came all the way here for a better life and my family is well adjusted to life in canada and we think we're going to be separated it breaks my heart there was a town on the other day in the. whole of my whole life i live there so i don't have any friends in south korea and all my friends are here. joe family could be broken up to canada carries out its deportation order two children are canadian born the eldest came with his parents in two thousand and ten the joes admit they lied on their application but say they did it to escape a horrible situation that. i feel so desperate. it's our fault or the time what they haven't done anything wrong they have to go
through this separation because of us. the north korean refugees say south korea is definitely not safe for them north korea's spies could track them down they say yet canada has been deporting people like them since two thousand and thirteen those who remain have only begun to fight back. or fallen by the. they are were family. in north korea they were security or the rears to the labor camp the korean community in toronto is rallied behind the refugees their lawyer has met canadian officials in what she says is their last chance to stay here an appeal on compassionate grounds to the minister of immigration there's been no response yet internationally we are recognised as a humanitarian and compassionate country accepting refugees from syria and all over
the world and why my question is should and the hundred fifty of the many people be sent back an answer to that question is anxiously awaited by refugees who fled one of the most repressive violent regimes in the world than your lack. of britain's top movie awards the bafta have wrapped up with two films winning the top accolades boards outside every missouri and the fantasy film the shape of water but it wasn't just the movies that are in the spotlight of this caliber and wanted me to in times up campaigns against sexual harassment of women made their mark at the ceremony happenstance will has more. three. of them the story of a bereaved mother seeking justice for the rape and murder of her teenage daughter emerged the big winner at the bafta as on sunday night. i do anything to catch your daughter's killer three billboards outside one in five categories including
outstanding british film and best actress for star frances mcdormand thank when i was a young actor in drama school i was told that i was not naturally gifted and i would have to work at it and so i did i gary oldman won best actor for his portrayal of winston churchill in the war film darkest hour. so grateful for his incredible. and the shape of water which led the pack with twelve nominations one in three categories including best director for guillermo del toro. but politics was also center stage at these awards as the film industry reels from an avalanche of sexual harassment allegations which began last year those attending the bafta as were all black to show solidarity for the times up movement in addition to that on sunday more than two hundred british actors there's no entertainers signed
a letter calling for the end of sexual harassment and abuse against women in the workplace not just in hollywood in the media but across all industries that we need to close and that's enough. so i think that their slogan is absolutely right time is up that's over. this actress joanna lumley host of the ceremony the first woman to do so since two thousand and one but despite the time's up movement and the groundswell of support for gender equality in an industry heavily favoring men critics say women are still failing to make the mark at this year's bafta as we can't help but look at the nominations in the categories this year. through the lens of this campaign through the lens of this movement so obviously it becomes immediately apparent that you don't have any female directors despite gretta go wig . making the film. this kind of illustrates how you can have these amazing films directed by women providing these incredible performances and characters
which then enabled the actors to be nominated in those catch categories but the people making the whole thing happen the overarching creative director as it were is completely ignored when it's female power to the people something supporters of time's up hope will change as more voices join the movement on a global stage happenstance al-jazeera london. i'm richelle carey let's take a look at the headlines right now on al jazeera kurdish officials say they have reached a deal to allow syrian troops to enter a frayne to help fight turkish forces in the area they that move rather could mean that russian backed syrian military and that confronting turkish troops have been carrying out an operation against kurdish fighters since last month some avenger vegas following from istanbul turkey stating that the whole purpose of this
operation is to clear its border areas of fighters richard calls terrorists and when and if syrian forces take over control of these areas and allow turkey and promise to a key that they will secure these areas against any of what it calls terrorist activities what will be turkey's response then will it continue to carry out its offensive or will it agree to the terms that will be offered by the syrian government. iran's president hassan rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash in which sixty five people died yasemin airlines flight crashed in a mountainous region near its destination in southwestern iran the plane had taken off from the capital tehran heavy fog has ended rescue efforts so far. a russian born medalist has reportedly left the olympic village after failing a drug test at the young chain winter games alexander crucial it's q one bronze with his wife in mixed doubles curling he said to have tested positive for dhoni
and that's a banned substance that increases blood flow and improves exercise capacity in athletes he is awaiting the result of a second sample that's expected later on monday. has gone on the attack over the indictment of a group of russians accused of meddling in the two thousand and sixteen u.s. presidential election again derided accusations his campaign colluded with the russian government on twitter and even criticized his own national security adviser survivors of wednesday's school shooting on the us have announced a national march on washington to demand action on gun control seventeen people died at a high school and florida with former student nicholas cruz accused of the murders student organizers of the march say they want to make the shooting a turning point in the national gun debate more funerals for the victims were held on sunday five women were killed when a gunman opened fire at a church in the russian republic of dagestan five other people were injured in the
town the kids lee our security forces shot dead a twenty two year old man they say was behind the attack as are your headlines keep it here on al-jazeera one o one east is next. al-jazeera is a very important force of information for many people around the world when all the cameras have gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront. what makes this moment this era we're living through so unique this is really an attack on truth itself is a lot of misunderstanding a distortion even of what free speech is supposed to be about the context it's hugely important to have a right to publish if you have a duty to be offensive will provoke the thought of it as people do setting the stage for a serious debate. up front at this time on al-jazeera. with
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