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choosing between buying medication and eating this is a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who's an activist has posted a story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. conservation ease helping to recover its snow leopard population to see the results i traveled up to the remote nature reserve of saudi chat touch camera traps have identified a healthy population of up to twenty snow leopards as the technology improves we're finding all these ways in which our guesses are are getting corrected the latest evidence suggests there are more cats than previously acknowledged but the snow leopard trust believes it's premature to downgrade the carrots on the international list of threatened species.
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marches continue across the world in solidarity with students in the u.s. demanding tougher gun laws. this is. also coming up only one rebel group is left in the east and with pro syrian government forces edging closer to taking control. calls to treat them better rallies across australia in support of asylum seekers. aiming to get a leap ahead in life the challenges for south sudanese trying to forge a professional sporting culture.
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hello people around the world have been getting behind the demand for tougher gun control students caught in a school shooting in the u.s. began the call to action hundreds of thousands have marched to join the march for our lives rallies after seventeen people were killed last month at a florida high school the been more than eight hundred marches in thirty seven countries in solidarity with the students in the u.s. in hong kong hundreds joined the call to try to prevent gun violence in the u.k. there was a minute's silence and a lion outside the new u.s. embassy in london and in france families gathered near the eiffel tower in paris to urge u.s. politicians to protect children not guns the epicenter of the movement though was in washington close to two hundred thousand people descended on the u.s. capitol they included parents teachers and activists but it was the students who led the way and gallagher reports from washington. on the streets of washington
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d.c. the crowd swelled and voices rose in unison the of the of the march trial lives protest was led by the students of marjorie stoneman douglas high school in florida with seventeen lives were lost and the gonzales survived the shooting and face a crowd in tearful silence for six minutes the time it took the gunman to take so many lives you know i can't comprehend the devastating aftermath or how far this would reach or where this would go for those who still can't comprehend because they refused to i'll tell you where i went right into the ground six feet deep. that. protesters came from across the country to show their support many here have been touched by the plague of gun violence and of long campaigned for change i just think it would be great if they enacted gun regulation that kept weapons of war off
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of our streets i have a young son who is about to be in can their garden and so making sure that the places that he goes actually safe and secure has been among the speakers eleven year old niamey wilder has pledged to take political action at such a young age resonated with many my friends and i might still be eleven and we might still be in elementary school but we know we know life isn't equal for everyone and we know what is right and not. was five we also know that we stand in the shadow of the capitol and we know that we have seven short years until we do have the right to that i the students of marjorie stoneman douglas high school may have started this protest alone but the voices of far from solitary here in washington d.c. hundreds of thousands joined the coals for gun reform and around the world eight hundred other events made this a truly global affair the refrain never again from this new generation has never been allowed to. my name card. back. the
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students who. simply read out the names of classmates and teachers that were killed last month this was as much a remembrance for those lost as it was a cool to action on to. washington where john hendren reports now from another big demonstration that took place in chicago. tens of thousands of people have come out on a freezing day in chicago to join this march and there's a good reason it's happening here chicago more than any other major city in the united states is affected by gun violence six hundred fifty people were murdered by guns last year in this city thirty five hundred were shot and believe it or not that is a drop from the year before gun violence here is a major problem even though gun laws here are fairly strict that is because the gun laws in the surrounding states are not strict and people bring those guns over the
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border many people here have pictures of victims and that's because in many neighborhoods in chicago everybody knows someone who has been shot and i can tell you a personal story of my own two sons high school age sons had their school on lockdown just two weeks ago because of a threat of an active shooter that thankfully did not end in any kind of shooting incident but it illustrates the fear that these children are under end the fact that it is high school age children who are leading this drive unlike in the past they have already changed the law in florida and in other states and now they are pushing congress which is tending to be lagging behind the people when it comes to major change as in the sixty's it is the children who are leading this change and they hope to push congress and state legislatures to change the nation's gun laws. syria's government is closing in on eastern hooter duma is the last remaining rebel
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held area outside the capital damascus and fighters there are negotiating a surrender deal with russia then a hotter report from beirut. they are being sent into exile the forced transfer to the rebel held province of idlib in the northwest of syria as the second deal of its kind in eastern huta. one of three rebel factions that controlled the rebel enclave agreed to surrender what was left of its stronghold in the southern pocket up to seven thousand people fighters their family members and opposition activists who don't want to live under the government's rule or are afraid to are leaving. we will leave but one day we will return they have managed to silence the revolution but will never die will return to liberate our land and the revolution will return to repeatedly asked the international community for help but they didn't do anything very difficult time for us but we will return thousands more were bussed out of another rebel pocket in eastern huta the town of harassed which surrendered
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on wednesday they are syria's newly displaced but. they used every kind of weapon against us in an eastern water in general families who were hiding in underground shelters were killed in the bombardment the civil defense was not able to retrieve their bodies from under the rubble down there saying. it was a very bad situation the children were hungry because of the siege and scared because of the bombing they didn't have milk we pleaded with aid agencies but no one helped us they were sent to the rebel controlled northwestern province of idlib which is already crowded according to the united nations one million displaced persons who left other opposition held areas after they were recaptured by government forces live there it's also not a safe place airstrikes are have increased in the past week killing dozens of people many of them children. unicef partners report that seventeen children were
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killed yesterday when heavy violence near a unicef supported school for students to flee to an underground shelter in a nearby building which then came under attack. around one million children live amid escalating violence and. it has been attacked from the air for years and a few months ago government forces have their allies launched a limited ground offensive for the first time in years if the pro-government alliance launches an all out offensive to recapture adlib many warn it could be an even worse humanitarian catastrophe it is a deescalation zone according to an agreement between russia iran and turkey to reduce the violence across the country but so was eastern huta violence continued in both areas despite the agreement the syrian government has now consolidating its control over eastern huta the third rebel faction jaish al islam will soon hand over the main town of duma the pro-government alliance is declaring victory but it
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came after years of siege five weeks of relentless bombardment and almost two thousand civilian deaths so. beirut a car bomb exploded near the center of syria's rebel held city of killing at least fifteen people the head of the civil defense agencies says it happened near a main hospital provinces syria's largest remaining rebel stronghold. turkey says it has control of all areas in the african region now in northern syria the military and allied rebels captured the main town last week they launched a ground offensive against kurdish fighters in late january about two hundred thousand people were displaced. they have been marches in australia calling for better treatment of refugees australia resettles thousands of them a year but the united nations has criticised its hardline policies designed to deter those who try to arrive on its shores by boat added thomas is at the march in
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sydney. there are protests rallies happening in towns and cities right across australia on sunday but the one about three thousand people so far in sydney and in melbourne are likely to be the biggest people here say that the refugees who've been sent by australia from our side in the proper new guinea and nuru many of whom have now been there for almost five years have suffered enough and should be brought to australia they also think that australians refugee policies are hinged with racism earlier this week peter dutton the immigration minister suggested that want south african farmers who are being kicked off their farms who could perhaps be given refugee status here in australia this for a man who has spent his career it seems to people here keeping other refugees in other places out this is what nick remote from the refugee action coalition said to me earlier i think the role of the demonstrations we're seeing around the nation today is precisely to say pete adopting is not legitimate he's not legitimate in
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saying that you know white south africans who haven't asked us for help a more deserving of australian asylum than the countless numbers of people fleeing war zones who have there are thousands of people here and thousands more in melbourne and in other places across australia but in the great scheme of things these are still relatively small protests australia's media rarely reports more than a tiny bit on the sorts that events and in terms of politics both the governing liberal party and the opposition labor party broadly agree on the tough policies and that's why not much looks likely to change. let's take a look at the numbers now australia took in more than twenty four thousand refugees last year including a special one off intake from syria and iraq newcomers accounted for ten percent of its population growth last year with more than two hundred twenty five thousand permanent arrivals rights groups are still urging australia to accept more people in two thousand and sixteen and ranked twenty fifth in the world for recognizing and resettling refugees in rintoul is
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a spokesman for the refugee action coalition he says there's been a change in public opinion on australia's refugee intake wealthy people are being absolutely flabbergasted at what's happened in the style you are with you know dutton's comments about you know what south african there's also been a massive community outpouring more almost a hundred thousand people have actually signed a petition because the government attempted to deport the tamil family that's been here for all four years in queensland for years and in spite of their being court appeals for them they tried to deport them there is a growing community concern in it's very want to make it very clear to the government and to the labor party who will win the next federal election has started that there is a movement in the style you are very very determined to in a short attention and to bring people from the ruin that it's to this drought institutionally with the truth about the churches the unions the lawyers the medical profession there is nobody in the study that supports the hard line
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position that's been taken by the colonisation and i think the other point is that the situation on that is in the road gets worse they've got no they've got no solutions the us deal isn't going to offer them the solution. and as that crisis keeps growing the problems of the government keeps getting bigger. now thousands of people have protested in tel aviv against israel's planned mass deportation of eritrean and sudanese refugees the israeli government has ordered more than forty thousand undocumented migrants to leave in exchange for money and a plane ticket to the supreme court suspended deportations. demanding more information before the plan can go ahead akiva eldar is a senior columnist for the news website monitor who's criticizing prime minister benjamin netanyahu has policies as racist these people. human eyes and. tell you how has being able to shut the border
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between israel and egypt takes credit for this and his message is that if we don't stop them we will get how familiar and we lose our. jewish identity here in israel so it's again it's like the spin on iran and posting and taro so these people who just don't part of us and this is actually a good deal human is a fiction of people and you know we have. about one hundred and fifty thousand illegal. immigrants from ukraine from europe but they're white and this doesn't seem to disturb you know but. you know. this is part of. the kind of racism israel has to tackle and i'm
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afraid they're going to hell is riding on this fear instead of stopping it and unfortunately we'll find ourselves that we are writing. and one day where you will become the victims of sty. we'll take quick break now but when we come back on al-jazeera and how yemen's war is displacing many from their homes in the south the separatist feeling to return to the region plus. it's two hundred fifty years since the founding of the balkan circus would be gone through the city approaching a dog sick would say. hello there for many of us in the southeast in parts of asia there's plenty of showers with us at the moment and that's how things are going to be over the next few days as well so you also showers over many parts of borneo scraping just about
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into the northern parts of java and then plenty of them through some entre as well some for heavy showers will also be with us over singapore and a couple making their way up into kuala lumpur as well meanwhile further north there's a few showers around particularly around the coast there of thailand and into cambodia elsewhere plenty of dry weather further north and watch out for this so i claim here that it's gradually running its way towards the north and it will be intensifying as it does say now as we head down towards australia there's also been a cyclon here it's in this little area of cloud here for this winds of around one hundred kilometers per hour at around one hundred twenty eight millimeters of rain this is some of the damage that it caused to the cape york peninsula down many trees and power lines as you can see and left many places without power more rain is expected here as we head through the next day or so so some of us here are going to have another twenty four hours of very heavy downpours and that is likely to give us quite a lot of flooding elsewhere will cool
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a force in the south around eighteen as a maximum in melbourne with the winds coming up from the southwest. i reporters who have decimated populations of elephants in africa they almost always shipped the ivory out of a different country from where it was poached because that's where you start your search looking in the wrong place this radiocarbon dating method tell us their trade ivory is legal then we have a place we can focus law enforcement on take those out and perhaps the source of the idea from entering the techno at this time on al jazeera.
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you're watching i just a reminder of our top stories protesters are rallying worldwide in solidarity with demonstrators demanding tougher gun control laws in the u.s. in more than eight hundred marches in thirty seven countries. syria's government is close to taking control of the eastern who took to rebel groups have surrendered in recent days and fighters in duma are in talks with russia to negotiate a deal. thousands of people have been marching in australia calling for better treatment of asylum seekers australia resettles nineteen thousand refugees a year but the united nations has criticised its hardline policies. the u.n. envoy to yemen has arrived in the capital sanaa which is under the control of the rebels it is the first visit by martin griffith since he was appointed in february he's there to arrange a fourth round of talks with the leaders to try and end the war three previous
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rounds of negotiations ended with no progress. a regional divides between north and south yemen are worsening as well as the conflict enters its fourth year the south was a separate country until nine hundred ninety and calls for secession are again gaining strength been generated reforms. jimmie's have been trying to free central ties and northern provinces where the saudi led coalition is battling with the rebels but many have been denied entry into southern cities including aden and hundreds of northerners already in the south have been forcibly displaced in testimonies provided to al jazeera some business owners say they were told they'll be killed unless they pack up and leave and. we had a shop but they stormed our places and kicked us out they even took my medication for money. she forgot i was working and i didn't at a restaurant i was kicked out i was harassed in the end i urge them to fear god
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they confiscated all stalls which belong to northerners this is my mother they took all our money and human rights watch says yemenis with more than backgrounds face difficulties and aid in the checkpoints sometimes held for hours questioned occasionally turned back or called there are good three names. i was trying to travel to saudi arabia but was turned back i had visas papers everything but they refused to allow me to access the airport then let me go have calculus off the bus and kept a standing we ask an officer to have some mercy were old men but after he saw the id he said you're an old man and i don't want to put you in jail but i don't want you in aden i'd my given when we showed them i.d.'s they said these won't be enough they took us to prison and left us without food drink and care they said they would hold us for a little while and then they would deport us. forty years ago the elected government called in the saudi airlines to help defeat to the rebels but fighting
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continues in the north and no single party seems to be in control of the south. the south of the old country until unification in one thousand nine hundred and now many there are again openly calling for secession divisions have also appeared in the saudi led coalition despite repeated denials in january secessionist backed by the united arab emirates took over most of aden they took it from the forces of the internationally recognized government which is ironically supported by u.s. coalition allies saudi arabia and as the old cracks reappear in war torn yemen its people find themselves stranded between competing interests saddam and job as their . and later on sunday in the next part of our special series on yemen we take a look at who is behind the new armed groups that are adding to the chaos in the middle east's poorest countries. are thousands of far right supporters in croatia have rallied against the european treaty proposal they say gives rights to transgender people protesters in the capitals are going to believe it undermines
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traditional family values in the predominantly catholic country the treaty is designed to combat domestic violence that many object to its definition of gender they argue it paves the way for transsexuals or transgenders to become separate categories a cheating controversy has cost australia's cricket captain and his deputy their jobs for now we can keep our tim payne is taking charge for the rest of the test against south africa in cape town the decision was made after australian player cameron bancroft was called ball tampering on camera he was shown placing a small object down his trousers when empires questioned him he pulled out a sunglasses cloth from his pocket back off later admitted using a piece of tape to rub dirt on the ball he faces suspension after being charged by the international cricket council. or was extremely disappointed in shorts to.
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you hear the news and read the news this morning after the events in cape town yesterday and. from a cricket australia perspective we regard this is an extremely serious issue we certainly don't have all of the evidence at hand and we need we need someone to go over there and to talk to the relevant people involved to understand what happened in the detail and then we'll make appropriate decisions as to next steps that i know people want to know more and they want to know what decisions are being made but there is an element of responsibility to understand the facts and it's not as simple as just jumping to conclusions all the tampering plot was conceived by captain smith and senior players including his deputy david warner the bancroft was caught in the act. i guess once i was you know sort of on the on screen and having done that all on. the court of law and. i don't see result in me shoving it down
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my trousers. the leadership knew about it and we spoke about it at lunch and. i'm not proud of of what's happened. you know it's not within the spirit of the game and my integrity team's integrity leadership groups integrity is come into question and rightfully so. it's not on and it's certainly not on and it won't happen again i can promise you that on to my ladyship. i evasion fans are hailing what they say is a historic day for air travel the first nonstop flight between australia and the u.k. as landed at london's heathrow airport qantas airlines plane is the first to complete the fourteen and a half thousand kilometer journey from perth without a break it took just over seven hours sport is seen as a chance to give you a better life in south sudan but would be stars still have
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a number of hurdles to overcome him or morgan reports from the capital juba. david is aiming high he's not part of south sudan's national basketball team but would love to be which is why he's practicing three times a week with dozens of other young players. my dream is to be chosen for a scholarship outside south sudan so i can be internationally recognized and get well paid for playing that way i can support my family and maybe eventually take them out of south sudan to the fifteen year old is one of more than three hundred teenagers who come for training with the hopes of being chosen for an international scholarship but more than four years of war in south sudan has damaged sports development and many other parts of society there are less than a dozen sports facilities in a country roughly the size of france and nearly all lack of proper equipment making it hard for young people to develop their talents and as challenging as it is for teenage boys it's even harder for the girls. if i know today is training day i have
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to wake up early and finish all household chores like cooking cleaning going to the market and to school then i come to treatment. but despite the challenges on and off court some continue to play their favorite sports striving for worldwide recognition they may not be many sports facilities here in south sudan but for those who come to this basketball court it's an opportunity for them to skate the life they're living and because of a program that provides high school scholarship to the best players it's also a chance for them to hope for a better future many children have been separated from their families during the civil war which has killed tens of thousands and displaced millions named after a south sudanese american basketball player in america's n.b.a. the maneuverable program hopes to improve opportunities for young basketball players a lot of these kids are. having challenges in terms of having three meals a day that affects their performance on the court some of the families have
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economic challenges we believe is going to be the number one sport in roughly we have about a full. register close and we have. just about a one hundred. david says he knows his training is limited but one day hopes to be one of those children futilely for a scholarship and be good enough to play for teams elsewhere in the world people morgan al-jazeera jubal. a new generation of performers are striving to keep the circus relevant cities in the u.k. are celebrating two hundred fifty years since the modern circus was founded but has been forced to adapt as rising costs an animal welfare concerns are brought for audiences may baka reports. these are tomorrow's circus stars the students are developing dead acts and pushing their bodies to the extreme. it's fascinating to watch something that looks so effortless but you know you can't they
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made it just like. every day which we do we do it every day what would you do for me he made us feel like a crime of. the modern circus was born in britain in seventeen sixty eight when a showman called philip astley set up a tent in london and filled it with x. . this is a nineteenth century circus rolling into town an explosion of noise and color in a black and white world they would evolve into massive money making spectacles. today the circus like ballet theatre all the opera is seen as an art form in its own right people are seen extraordinary feats and that's always been repeated of circles this year the physicality over the the things that maybe seem to be almost impossible yet you see people just in this room that they're able to do those things but i think it's also a change there's been
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a massive shift in more audiences expect from entertainment from performance and from our tastes have certainly changed over the years. along with health and safety standards. an increasing number of countries have banned the use of animals over welfare concerns the u.k. will follow suit in two years' time. this is one traditional circus's of a vols in two big budgets movie like production values zippo search now in theaters as well as temps. rouler very very new experiences like the same way your right. about. the.
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two hundred fifty is on the circus still captivates audience is a place where fear and fun collide. al-jazeera birmingham. this is as the top stories protesters are rallying worldwide in solidarity with demonstrators demanding tougher gun control laws in the u.s. and in more than eight hundred marches in thirty seven countries including hong kong the u.k. and france. syria's government is close to taking control of eastern huta two rebel groups have surrendered in recent days and fighters in duma are in talks with russia to negotiate a surrender deal. thousands of protested in tel aviv against israel's planned deportation of eritrean and sudanese refugees the government there is ordered more than forty thousand undocumented migrants to leave in exchange for money and
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a plane ticket up thousands have been marching in australia calling for better treatment of asylum seekers australia resettles almost nineteen thousand refugees a year but the united nations has criticised some of its hardline policies steve smith won't captain australia for the rest of a cricket test against south africa after a cheating controversy which hit keeper tim payne is taking charge in cape town that's after australian player cameron bancroft was caught on camera putting a small object down his trousers he later admitted using a piece of tape to rub dirt on the board bancroft faces suspension suspension from the leadership knew about it. we spoke about it at lunch and. i'm not proud of of what's happened. you know it's not within the spirit of the game my integrity the team's integrity leadership groups integrity has come into question and rightfully so. it's not on.
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it's certainly not on and it won't happen again i can promise you that under my leadership of thousands of far right supporters in croatia have rallied against the european treaty proposal they say gives rise to transgender people protesters in zagreb say it undermines tradition family family values in a catholic country those are the headlines techno is next. own the benefit of people. who witness documentaries that open your eyes. at this time on al-jazeera.
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