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zero. zero zero zero i maryam namazie this is the news hour live from london coming up in the next sixty minutes president taunts russia telling it in a tweet to get ready because missiles a coming to syria. a military plane crashes into a field in algeria killing all two hundred fifty seven people on board. angry demonstrators lay the bodies of people killed in recent clashes in the central african republic at the door of the united nations. and myanmar sentences seven soldiers to ten years in prison for killing ten reign the muslims but two journalists still face up to fourteen years for investigating the massacre.
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i'm joining in doha with all your day's sports news as israel madrid hope to avoid the same exit as spanish rivals barcelona they'll face eventis for a place in the champions league semifinals in the next hour. i'll come to the program russia has told the united states it should be aiming its smart missiles at terrorists not at the syrian government this after u.s. president donald trump warned of missile strikes in syria following a suspected chemical attack in duma on twitter he wrote russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at syria get ready russia because they will be coming nice and new and smart he added you shouldn't be partners with a gas killing an animal who kills his people and enjoys it. well trump's tweet followed an early a warning from a russian ambassador that any u.s. missiles would be shot down he also suggested that the launch sites would be
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targeted washington has been threatening military action since the alleged chemical attack on saturday russia's defense ministry has called it a fabrication saying there is no evidence of poisonous substances that you put your food that you have there peter which i want to stress on the ninth of april the day after the alleged chemical attack in duma russian military specialists in the area of radiation chemical and defense and also medics arrived in the place of this alleged chemical weapons incident they took samples of the soil and collected the remnants of the so-called use of chemical weapons their expertise was conducted and it showed the absence of chlorine or poisonous substances but the world health organization says more than five hundred people treated in duma have symptoms which suggest exposure to toxic chemicals they include difficulty breathing and disruption to the central nervous system the u.n. health agency says this is based on reports from its partners in tuna is demanding
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immediate unhindered access to provide care for the victims and i want house correspondent kelly health is monitoring events for us in washington so as we were hearing there president warning of impending missile strikes in syria any further indication of what the u.s. might do. well we are and this being widely reported that the u.s. defense secretary general james mattis is headed to the white house or is at the white house i can tell you i watched carefully for him between our news bulletins in the last hour to see if i could catch a glimpse was unsuccessful so we've not been able to independently confirm the media reports here in the united states that in fact the defense secretary is here at the white house we're hoping to get further clarification on that at a white house press briefing that is scheduled for about ninety minutes from now what i can tell you though certainly is with those tweets the president has definitely ask elated the rhetoric toward syria towards russia touching russia
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vowing to shoot down incoming strikes certainly it appears the white house the united states the military building a case that there was in fact a chemical weapons attack this through videos through photographs and despite the denials from russia and syria the united states seems to be squarely pointing the blame at those two actors the president of course has canceled an overseas trip to latin america that he was scheduled to take at the end of this week the white house saying this is in order to oversee the response on syria but in terms of what that response might look like it is still very unclear. right the pride disclosure of military action which has effectively done with these tweets it seems to remove the element of surprise isn't it. yeah and you've picked up on something very important there mary and that is that the wording in that tweet by the president where he said the response would be smart essentially what he's referring to is
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that spark technology the tomahawk missile which is precision guided using g.p.s. satellite coordinates we certainly seen the united states use this in the past one year ago in syria after the reports of a chemical weapons attack then and certainly if the u.s. were to respond again according to the president he's telegraphed what he may do and that's something that he certainly mocked the previous president barack obama for doing in iraq so certainly the president has left the united states in the world if you will with a very confusing picture on terms of what he might do next in syria given the fact that was just a week ago the president was saying he was interested in getting out of syria and now he is talking about escalation certainly has left a very confusing picture for the united states and the world what do we know about conversations that are taking place between the u.s. and allies whether this will be a joint response. well we've certainly heard repeatedly
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from the white house press secretary sara sanders even as recently as yesterday i suspect again today that the united states keeps all options on the table and is working closely in partnership with its allies and quarter nation with its allies she must have said that at least a dozen times on tuesday i suspect we will hear that again and that is backed up by some of the actions we've known are taking place in recent days by the president namely videos held phone calls with two very important allies the french president event you know mccraw and also the british prime minister theresa may so certainly there is it appears a desire to work with the u.s. allies in terms of a response than should be somewhat measured in court native but again this seems to be the apparatus coming into place after the president speaks somewhat in haste particularly of social media all right thank you very much kimberly how it with all the latest from washington or a challenge that brings us more now on what we've been hearing from the russian
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capital moscow. well the russian response to escalating tensions around syria is to say don't do anything that would destabilize the country any further dollar trumps tweets seems to be a direct response to something that the russian ambassador to lebanon said recently in an interview to a hezbollah controlled t.v. channel which was essentially that if there was a u.s. military strike against syria in any form then russian air defense systems would shoot u.s. missiles out of the sky and hit back against the launch sites of those missiles now he seems to be slightly misquoting something that the russian chief of general staff general gerasim off said about a month ago which was that if russian personnel russian infrastructure was threatened by u.s. strikes in syria then there would be such
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a response so we don't quite know whether this misquoting was intentional or not but the russian general response to all this has been not really to take donald trump's bait the foreign ministry says that any u.s. missile should be targeted at the terrorists in syria not as the foreign ministry puts it the legitimate governments assets governments and the kremlin has said rather dismissively that russia does not deal in twitter diplomacy that they are more serious their approach is well takis prime minister. says that the u.s. and russia are acting like street fighting bullies. given that out there are they threatening each other by tweeting do you expect the world to remain a spectator to your mutual exchange of words the disappearance of millions of people in the future of the region more missiles better know my missiles better launch it if you launch it this will happen it's
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a street fight the fighting like street bullies but who's paying the price for it civilians this isn't the time for competition it's time to heal the wounds of the region. has more now from gaza and tap on the tacky syria border it's a strange wait inside syria where air strikes or missile strikes by the united states are imminent people on the ground in the seized area of where this chemical attack on saturday but may have been telling us about their difficulties and their suffering not moving the moving image is only getting worse after this attack and this rhetoric that's mean ratcheting up between the united states and russia a fight is on the ground are not actually hopeful by anything that will be moving after these strikes because they saying this is not the first time that the united states will be carrying out these strikes and they say that the united states will be warning the russians in advance of how and where it's going to hit them so it is
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a very strange wait for them where you are the u.s. president is tweeting about his attack he's saying that it's going to be shiny and new missiles that the russians are going to face inside syria but yet he's going to warn them in advance as well on the ground inside duma more people have been able to leave today five thousand people left for another northern part of syria people have been besieged there for years and activists on the ground are saying that all that all of this rhetoric the suffering of the people inside syria are the fate of the assad government which has been carrying out attacks with impunity is not going to change. as a visiting fellow not him university center for conflict security and terrorism he joins me live now thanks very much for coming in to speak to us so a year ago the u.s. response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in syria involved some fifty nine chris missiles being launched at the shariat syrian ad base what will a potential strike involve now well according to the words coming out of washington
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may least through president trump it would involve missiles small missiles to use his words that it has to be seen in the context of mr trump's personality in particular style ordinarily military commanders don't like to declare what they're going to do and how they could do it beforehand so the d.o.d. the defense department and the u.s. military may decide to use a different method but what does appear to be coming out is it's going to be what is known as a standoff attack so involving cruise missiles probably some other forms of missiles to avoid the possibility of engagement between russian and u.s. or u.s. back to craft russian. warplanes and ships coming into direct contact is what i think both sides want to avoid because if that happens the very
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big red line is crossed and we're into some very very difficult target involving war between russia and the u.s. and that's something that nobody is really ready for what about the targets the u.s. military has said that the syrians are we position ng some of their military assets in order to contain the fallout from any potential strike where what could we see potentially being the target of any u.s. attack will it will almost certainly be. syrian military assets bases the only difference i think from last time is that the syrians were given. the tip off while the russians and they were able to. disperse many of their assets so not many people and not much equipment was destroyed in this particular case it sounds as though that warning is not going to be available and what we might see happening is if the russians are treating their words is some of those missiles at
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least being intercepted no a defense system is full proof so i would guess a fairly significant proportion would get through to the targets that are intended or can there ever be an effective military strike treated grade or destroy any chemical weapons capability what is the purpose of any such attack that would stay close a very good question what is the purpose if we know where the chemical weapons are that they can be destroyed and if they do attack chemical weapons installations the question has to be asked why have they attacked them before i doubt that they are any chemical weapons installations of the west knows about so this these attacks will be general military targets if the sufficiently robust and sufficiently destructive what that will mean is russia's capacity to help the syrian regime counter the so-called terrorist threat would be much reduced and that would cause
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a great deal of instability on the ground who might even see a resurgence of these. extremists coming back into cup to recapture some of their tertiary. all right thank you very much our cell ashraf appreciate you sharing your analysis with us as you're. at the news hour live from london much more still to tell you about serbian nationalist vojislav says he's proud of his war crimes as he sentenced to ten years in jail. we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility and that was a big mistake. mark zuckerberg splotched uses on his second day of testifying to congress over the kind which analytical data scandal. and he was suspended for unethical behavior but now former president sepp blatter says fifo is moving in the wrong direction that's coming up with joe and sports.
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we want to take a trial geria now where three days of mourning have just been announced after a military plane crash near algiers killing more than two hundred fifty people most were military personnel but the dead also include members of an independence group and refugees on a honda has more two hundred fifty seven people were on board the military aircraft it went down shortly after takeoff crashing near a military airport south of l.g. is the defense ministry says that many of the passengers was soldiers some of them accompanied by their families a number of people survived this family was among those being treated hurt when the plane crashed into a field close to where he was working going to the last go i could see that as soon as the plane took off it started to fall and the plane flew over my head and came really close the wing clipped me as i was jumping to get out of the way and then it burst into flames i've survived by the grace of god. the military aircraft was on
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its way to the algerian region of besh it stopping all fintan doof it's a region on the border with the disputed territory of waste in sahara thousands of whiston sahara is have sought refuge here the polisario front a group that's been fighting for the independence of western sahara sit in a statement that sushi of the passengers will whiston so hiren's hitting back after getting medical treatment in now g. is the aircraft was a soviet designed to military transport plane the crash is likely the worst in algeria is aviation history made in the holland al-jazeera. well let's get more on this now from hamdi barlow who is a journalist with the huffington post algeria he joins us live from algiers thank you very much for speaking to us so three days of mourning declared there following this plane crash there must be a sense of shock and sadness how would you describe the reaction
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well obviously there's a lot of shock and sadness here in the country it's the worst or plane crash in the history of algeria it's the form of the earliest plane crash in the in the world in the last twenty years so yeah there's a lot of shock and sadness here in in all gerson as well as in the country as a whole one of the police what is the government saying about the investigation that is now to take place. we don't know much about what caused the crash right now but the military because it's a military aircraft the better announced an investigation today well as you can imagine these things they are a while so we might know more about what caused the crash and the incident in the coming days given that it was a military plane as you point out and one flight that had just taken off
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from a military base i think some twenty miles from from where you are from the capital algiers does this mean that any findings from an investigation won't be publicly disclosed yeah those will remember there is not known for. its openness about information so vo has to gauge and work to conduct that but we might never find out what actually happened but we'll see what happens in the coming days what can you tell us about the the air base the military base twenty miles southwest of algiers and the area this particular area where the plane came down. well it's one of the most important bases in the country that it contains a military airport as well it is not far from
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a residential area and apparently the. according to reports by media of the pilot of the plane of void the residual area in order to crush it in a in a form. well thank you very much for sharing your thoughts on this with us from huffington post algeria hand the joining us there from algae is thank you. well now saudi arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile fired from yemen over the capital riyadh the hoofy rebels say they were targeting the defense ministry in riyadh no reports of any damage saudi air defenses of also shot down two unmanned yemeni drones in southern saudi arabia one of the drives was targeting the international airport the second was in japan province and feel rebels that they were targeting saudi arabia's oil facilities justin bronc is a research fellow in air power and technology at the royal united services
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institute here in london he says such activity from the who these is to reinforce their strong presence and manpower in the region i think the timing is potentially more about keeping up a steady drumbeat of missile attacks to show you send a message to saudi arabia but also to other actors who are watching in the region and beyond that the threat isn't going away that the who these are not being militarily defeated. and probably hoping to some sort of message start a wait and starve them out approach isn't working so perhaps it's time mr thomas come for something else please from the perspective maybe dialogue. i'm not sure that's going to work but it's certainly an interesting fact to the movies have kept up this regular drumbeat of strikes rather than trying to concentrate all their available assets for want of a big action. be a nationalist politician vojislav shah shell has been sentenced to ten years in jail for war crimes he said he was proud of the crimes attributed to him and would
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repeat them in the future show was initially acquitted by a u.n. court of committing crimes against the balkan wars in the one nine hundred ninety s. that's now been partially overturned in the hague on appeal as he said of twelve years in pretrial detention a judge ordered his sentence be considered as time already sabs anon raul ditch has more now from the hague. he has been found guilty for persecution on political gratiot and religious grounds of known sobs exactly on the cross just not in boston and even in vojvodina it's probably in the north serbia among the crowds leave as well as for deprivation and forcible resettlement before two years or he was being acquitted of all charges for the charges included in the store cruel treatment the destruction of the villages destruction of religious
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buildings and pillaging of public or private property culliver prosecution has baze the indictment hate speech and during the war he is sending volunteers from serbia to create and boss the end. the court didn't prove a systematic attack against cross happened but of the conclusion of the tribunal was that the plan of establishment of the greater serbia is a just political process not crime and statements such as these let the prosecution be for two years to conclude that the render judgment was in a shop contrast with all other judgments rendered by i.c.t. i. spent eleven and furious in the hague that pension the unit this star will be included in tow his sentence which means that he is a also formally free. facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg is testifying in the u.s.
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congress for a second day about the massive breach of uses private data the thirty three year old billionaire apologized several times and promised to make meaningful reforms to protect data privacy facebook has been in the spotlight after the personal information of eighty seven million users was harvested by the political consultancy firm cambridge analytics i think it's clear now that we didn't do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm as well and that goes for fake news foreign interference in elections and hate speech as well as developers and due to privacy we didn't take it broad enough view of our responsibility and that was a big mistake it was my mistake and i'm sorry i started facebook i run it at the end of the day i'm responsible for what happens here well shutdown see is monitoring events for us on capitol hill so we were hearing an apologetic
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monza come back just what's emerged on the second day of his grilling of congress. i think what's emerged doozies just going to get away with it pretty unscathed after these two days of congressional hearing certainly facebook shares of continue their rise there were four and a half percent up yesterday last time i checked there about a one hundred percent up today i mean there is that sense that despite some slightly more pointed questions i think in the house there is very little likelihood of major searing regulation oversight over facebook thickly soon and if there is regulation it will be in conjunction with facebook who is still seen as a trusted partner of congress in trying to put together some sort of oversight that's not to say that we haven't got to have some interesting interesting nuggets of information the existence of shabu profiles for example zuckerberg saying he isn't even aware of the term holder on the question having to admit that facebook keeps data profiles of people who aren't even members of facebook he says it's something to do with security however he claims not to know what the term shadow
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proof means also that facebook is keeping an eye on our browsing data you know internet. browser google chrome or internet explorer or something like that not even when we're logged into facebook it's keeping an eye on the sort of sites we're visiting on our browser again he says it's just temporarily kept and it's about a marketing purpose but we're getting a little nuggets of just how invasive facebook is but little expectation of anything major in the near future to affect facebook's conduct in the u.s. at least and. european privacy law has come up during this hearing shap and i'm just saying here. is the declines to say whether or not he agrees with this privacy law. right and then he also went back on them so at first he was asked point blank so there's these new regulations coming into effect in your post by the european parliament in late may
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which are going to mean that users in europe will have explicit opt in this for data harvesting to have the right to get all the information that is being data harvested about them and so on with clear terms and conditions and we always sign off saying yes we agree to the terms and conditions but it actually read these rather complicated statements in under the new european legislation those terms conditions what we have to understand them at least at first it was also a case of now that you're doing that in europe will that those same protections before to those in the u.s. and he said yes and then about twenty minutes later he was asked again and he often skated he said well you know some of these elements will we afford to american users but maybe not all of them and so on so that was very costly exactly as we discovered now there is an expectation of those european rules will be extended to other citizens in all european countries other than the u.s. and canada because a lot of the data is processed and odd and which is under these european under these european rules for the rest of the world however it isn't clear clear that we will have those sort of safeguards instituted now as a matter of course in the u.s.
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it could at least according to his testimony in the last few hours thank you very much you have shavar tennessee and washington well you know developments us republican house speaker paul ryan has announced that he won't run for reelection ryan says he'll serve out his current time before retiring in january is announcement follows a series of regional election wins for democrats and republican concerns about the party's ability to hold onto its majority in the house of representatives president donald trump tweeted that ryan would leave behind a legacy of achievement i really do not believe whatever i stay or go in twenty nineteen is going to affect a person's individual race for congress i really don't think a person's race for congress is going to hinge on whether paul ryan speak or not so i really don't think it affects it look if we do our jobs which we are we're going to be fine as a majority. and i think. i had a johnny from conflict some more on certainty in uganda we tracked the release of families who fled fighting in the diaz sea police in indonesia crackdown on illegal
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alcohol kills more than one hundred people in just one week and it's fourth time lucky for this athlete at the commonwealth games will have the details in sport that chad. holiday the weather still remains a little disturbed across the middle east of the founts of plough spilling out to the northern parts of syria saying some time whether to carry a class you just notice making its way into that east assad of the med it's right in this is quite mobile level i just wait for a swiss western parts of iran seen some town in the rain that will just slide out of iraq baghdad around thirty two celsius brightening up as we go through day as most go into friday that rain will start to a peach of
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a little bit but still some pockets of heavy rain still in place from out of cloud into the caspian sea pushing a little further east was kabul will be dry temperatures here at around twenty two celsius. peninsula but we have got this long line of cloud running right down into the southeast and cool to see a few showers just around concept was a more than and all of the arabian peninsula further south some rather big storms around the southern end of the red sea this is the same in santa couple of yemen the coast we have had some flooding right here over the past couple of days and really big down poles and we may well see a few more of those as we go on through the next couple of days that what's the weather never too far away possibility of a little bit of rain making its way towards oman as we go into friday afternoon. one day in their quest for a rival to the country club m b decide to play god. and some of them if you can
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castro said to show you right knowledge and shape if we could put on the surface cuban so far in this magnificent. a chronicle of the revolution and its aspirations through the prism of its architecture cuba's unfinished space on al-jazeera. we here to jerusalem bureau covered israeli palestinian affairs we covered this story with a lot of internet we covered it with that we don't dip in and out of this story we have a presence here all the time apart from being a cameraman it's also very important to be a journalist to know the story very well before going into the fields covering the united nations and global diplomacy for al-jazeera english is pretty incredible this is where talks happen and what happens there matters.
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welcome back a recap of the top stories now u.s. president donald trump has warned russia to get ready for missile strikes on its ally syria trump is threatening a military response to a suspected chemical attack in doomer on saturday but russia denies involvement at least two hundred fifty seven people have been killed when and that it three plane crashed in algeria it went down shortly after taking off from airports south of the capital algiers. in saudi arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile fired from yemen over the capital riyadh it also shot down to hoofy drones over the south of the country. where all the stories were following eight police officers have been killed in an explosion in colombia officials say
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a bomb attack targeted their vehicle in san pedro in the northwest of the country armed drug smugglers are active in the area. demonstrators in the central african republic have light some of the bodies of those killed in recent violence outside the u.n. mission building in the capital bangui at least twenty one people killed during a un operation the main aim is in p.k. five neighborhood so peacekeepers and the army target on quips mohammad a dire reports. once again the people of central african republic how witnessing renewed violence at the headquarters of the un peacekeeping mission in the capital bangui hundreds of hundred demonstrators laid out the bodies of what list sixteen people they say they were killed in violence between armed groups and un peacekeepers in the p.k. five neighborhood a muslim district in the majority christian city. the population if i.
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didn't know what's going on. in they know that the they're going to force but they are working everyone so people react to it and they start fighting back with. that night from two. up to eight am in the morning. local security forces along with peacekeepers launched an operation in the area on sunday to discuss and dismantle the basis of militias they accuse of extortion and attacks on civilians until now the un mission has been unwilling to provoke a fight over this arming the fighters it argues that given the few resources and troops utah's it's challenging to maintain security a common occurrence of peacekeeping in the modern age central african republic has been struggling to retard us to billeted since two thousand and thirteen when the mainly muslim select groups pushed out president francois. provoking with telia to
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the killings by the largely christian militias known as until. self-styled defense groups that sprung up in p.k. fire claim to protect the muslim brotherhood and say that it's horrible simple as a bottle of religion it's the warlords who run these militias also fighting for power among will. have been killed since the conflict started with hundreds of thousands who have been displaced into comps even outside the country now with a renewed law as there's little hope of them returning home soon mohammed atta while jazeera. conflict and instability in the democratic republic of congo has caused a new exodus of displaced people doctors without borders says more than fifty seven thousand people have fled fighting in it teary province heading to neighboring uganda in the last four months uganda is already home to more than a quarter of a million congolese refugees according to the un refugee agency that's more than
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a third of the total exodus from the aussie to neighboring countries estimated at more than three quarters of a million people al-jazeera is malcolm webb is doing the journey of the refugees in reverse he's travelled from uganda's capital kampala to the chiang wali refugee camp where most of them are resettled he then crossed lake albert by boat ending his journey at a semi on the congolese side from where refugees are fleeing the fighting. i'm now standing in the democratic republic of congo and it's up in these hills where since the beginning of this the militia of me in the village is setting hearts on fire and killing people with machetes that's why tens of thousands of fled many of them in camps like this to a very basic conditions are good just plastic sheeting stretched over sticks but lucky people those that can afford the fee have been coming down here to lake albert getting in rickety wooden boats and crossing into neighboring uganda they're
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picked up by the un refugee agency in uganda government officials and taken to a refugee camp with a couple of hours drive inside uganda we went there and we spoke to some of the new arrivals let's take a look at that story. all these people ran for their lives. and now patients run team there waiting for buses to take them to a place to make new homes in this refugee camp in uganda. rita liza's stories typical a few days ago a militia attacked a village in congo killed her neighbors with machetes she fled with her five children she's pregnant with her six see it would go out and get them get to restart the fighting had started then they started burning houses with people inside so we went into the forest and hid for three days then we decided to run and we came to uganda. militias from the lendu ethnic group has been attacking villages in breeches province called it to re since january the u.n.
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says that forced more than seventy thousand to flee here uganda many more are displaced back at home people have lost their family members and the women are subjected to a section in the gender based violence is for enduring. so they came very traumatised very tired in some needed a very rapid and they needed medical attention so i was. some people describe the violence as ethnic rita says it's not she says the attackers killed anyone and everyone she's an ethnic lendu herself the same as them some people here say they don't know why they've been forced from their homes now other suspect congo's government is behind it trying to stay in power by further postponing the long overdue presidential election the government denies it regardless people arriving here in uganda. the u.n.
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says more resources donors threatened to cut funds for refugees in uganda government officials were implicated in a corruption scandal earlier this year that new arrivals still need help at the moment a lot of the refugee settlement is a vast expanse of bush people are given plots being given her here. we've got some plastic sheets a few simple rules now she asked to build a shelter that's what she'll be living in for the weeks ahead and use the tools to start selling the land and growing some food and now it's starting to rain rita lost her husband when she fled she and her children now have to wait for somebody to help them put up a shelter it might be safer here for their struggles over malcolm webb al-jazeera chiang wali refugee camp in uganda. in sudan political prisoners have been welcomed
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back home by their families after being freed on the president's orders omar al bashir ordered the immediate release of all political prisoners on tuesday as part of national dialogue efforts security forces arrested hundreds of opposition leaders and protesters in january in an attempt to curb anti-government demonstrations. now miles army has sentenced seven soldiers to ten years in prison each for their involvement in the killing of ten men during a military crackdown rahane the muslims the military says the soldiers joined police in buddhist villages in carrying out killings in iraq and state last september yammers army has been accused of ethnic cleansing against the rango but of course in myanmar has refused to drop a case against two reuters journalists accused of obtaining secret government papers on the crackdown while loan and chelsea were arrested in december while investigating the killings of those ten rangar men they face a potential prison sentence of up to fourteen years. i'm
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not happy at all the men who carried out the killings were only sentenced to ten years do you think that's fair. and. i would like to ask the government does the servicing of the murderous routine with democratic standards we journalists just did our job in line with our rights of a free press in a democratic country and now we are facing a possible sentence of fourteen use and the murder is only got turn when all the developments myanmar social welfare relief and resettlement minister is on a three day visit to bangladesh when i met ringo refugees in cox's bazaar the country's first high ranking official to make a trip like this he told them they could return home to wrack kind stay united nations has condemned the persecution of muslim rango by the animals army tanveer choudhry has more on what's being done to improve the condition of the camps in cox is bizarre. most of the ranger references are living in slope a hilltop like there's an area highly vulnerable to monsoon rains now according to you and they are over one hundred thousand refugees are in an area they're highly
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vulnerable and that risk they need to be displaced and moved to a better place on safer ground so far they've been able to move forty thousand people there just isn't enough room and time to move the rest of them many of those . could be easily washed away with landslides and those in the bottom of the slope could be washed away by flood i spoke to one of the refugees who was working on his heart but there is no place for us to go we have to bear the monsoon season staying here we have no choice if the government or aid agencies help us. otherwise we are staying here aid agencies are doing their best to move some of the brown or boat people into safer ground a new location we need to move families who are most at risk in the mega camp to say for what you see here is three and a half thousand workers working around the clock to make this land safe. so that we can move to safety one of the biggest threat the refugees are going to face is
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water brawn and mosquito borne disease during the monsoon season also the communication process from from their home to the relief center and the clinics are going to be jeopardized by a bad road condition during the monsoon season just about run the refugees were getting adjusted to their new camp life they're facing new challenges in coming months police in indonesia are trying to tackle the illegal alcohol trade after more than one hundred people died in one week from drinking. high taxes and a crank down on legal alcohol in muslim majority internees has created a black market among the poor step. in west java. people thought at first they were suffering from a bad hangover but doctors soon discovered it was much worse those who rushed to hospital just days after buying drinks at a food stall had organ failure and blurred vision when one hundred people have died
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so far one of them was twenty two year old her research her man who had just started working as a motorbike taxi driver together without a man and he drank liquor from a plastic bottle for around two us dollars the cheapest and only drink available he and two of his cousins died. this drink should not be sold if it was up to me i would kill the person who make this that's how i feel right now if i would meet him he has taken my son's life police have started raiding food stalls and small shops where illegal drinks are being sold in the neato it a majority muslim population has restricted sales of alcohol it's also increased import taxes on liquor in the past few years but each year hundreds die after drinking bootleg booze including foreign tourists and this is what the victims have been drinking police are still trying to find out what exactly this made our investigators believe it contains macdonald
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a box of chemicals that usable alcohol in this case it's probably mixed with energy drinks that give it its flavor. some other things have been found containing mosquito repellent we found this producer making illegal drawings in two thousand and fifteen mixing apple alcohol used to disinfect wounds with caffeine and a chemical coloring substance despite an increase in demand he has since stopped. bollman types been discussing a bill to partially ban alcohol in indonesia but researchers have found that since alcohol sales have been restricted that due to bootleg drinks have doubled in indonesia there's actually not necessary. to ban alcohol because consumption is one of the lowest in the world the problem is those who want to consume they need. a whole that is safe so more urgent issue for the government always to make sure
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our unrecorded a whole is suppressed and more recorded a whole should be made more for the war and more accessible lawmakers are still debating how far reaching the alcohol ban should be they hope that with a partial ban police will crack down harder on those who produce and distribute illegal drinks but religious and teacher lanka say drinking cheap spirits has become a habit and no way to escape the daily struggle to make a living they say clamping down on the black market will be difficult as long as there's a demand for affordable alcohol step fasten al-jazeera teacher lenka west java. president is on track to win a fourth consecutive term in office after a contentious not presidential election in azerbaijan election was boycotted by opposition parties it described it as a sham they have accused of authoritarian rule and suppressing political
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dissent. now more flights out of france have been grounded as absolute stuff strike for the seventh day in a row air france pilots cabin crew and ground staff all demonstrated shell's de gaulle airport on wednesday demanding an increase in pay workers unions want a six percent pay boost across the board with wages frozen since two thousand and eleven unions estimate the strike action has cost the national airline almost two hundred fifty million dollars. thousands of south africans gather at a stadium in so way to celebrate the life. and the. college basketball season. baseball.
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welcome back a memorial service has been held in south africa after the woman many called the mother of the nation thousands attended the ceremony for winnie magic is element dalla and so at zero why she lived and fought against apartheid catherine sawyer was also there. the south african celebrated we need my duties and among them is extraordinary life the contribution she made to the catches the parish
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a struggle the forty thousand capacity to land a stadium in seoul went off was not his food is expected but the thousands who turned up sad and downs to honoring her bravery than many when exxon and others like i had spent the late announce of mandela in those who knew her best talked of her last. and she trusts a part forgive. and it's one of those things that when ever she spoke about she would have a chance in hell fact the cheers would look from the owner face and she would say so to all i don't have just any ball because i said it's the pain up to the thresholds just don't come out and you will. know there is debate about how she should be doing men bad she is accused of human rights abuses during apartheid then afterwards came a criminal conviction as well as allegations of fraud that many south african say
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that has also been a lot of propaganda to tarnish bringing to the most important thing is to outsmart to those that are thinking they can destroy you because you've come in with the commitment to save for prostate funeral will be held here in soweto on saturday these are you usually see me broken sexing because so we're told was at the very heart of the struggle for the liberation of winnie mandela never left the township even atapattu i know many people who relate to we need to emulate dr have i it seems perhaps you see that change. and one needs to do exactly what you do there will be a mockery level we still want to live in even to wallow in it. the government has declared ten days of mourning now we'll call him in one thousand had barreled on saturday winnie mandela will finally be laid to rest at
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a memorial cemetery in johannesburg a woman who many say has inspired them with a car each and the finds catching sight johanna's bag for now with joe. mariyam thank you let's get straight to the champions league where four teams are in action but only two of them will reach the semifinals they've just kicked off in the second leg by in munich where they held a two one aggregate lead over severe while rail madrid are hoping to avoid the same fate as their spanish competitors barcelona they'll take a three nil aggregate lead into the second leg against juventus now bosler exited the tournament on cheese day after a sensational comeback from roma who reached the same easy on the away goals rule romans were in the mood for a party after that victory so much so that the club's president ended up taking a swim in one of the city's fountains that's a violation of local rules and he's ended up in hot water. i want to thank the mayor for my well deserved fountain fine. four hundred fifty
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euros. certainly got caught up in the excitement as he was a great night for all of us in rome. but i also don't want to encourage other people to jump into fountains. except if they want to fix the fountain and i think it would be a great personal gesture to fix the fountain in front of the pantheon and so i'm going to donate two hundred in the two hundred thirty thousand euros to it well as we countdown to the world cup in russia there's competition to secure the twenty twenty six tournament a joint bid from the usa canada and mexico is up against morocco as the any candidates they'll find out in june who will get ties to it but morocco has criticized football's governing body for moving the goalpost when it comes to selection a new five man fifa task force will hold technical inspections for both candidates and could disqualify them before they even get to the congress vote for mfi for
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president sepp blatter who is banned from ethical conduct is concerned by the new rule. but as you know. there is a. take away from the congress simply decided on the condit is by the polls even. called task force to give them a search warrant to. even decide who will be a con they do not that's not possible well three new commonwealth games rec ords were set in the athletic stadium on australia's gold coast on wednesday for world champion among play moncho regain the four hundred metres title she won in delhi in twenty ten winning botswana's second medal of these games defending champion stephanie and macpherson had to settle for the bronze behind fellow jamaican anastasio in the roy this is month show's first global medal since serving
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a two year doping ban after testing positive at the last commonwealth games in glasgow. another record was broken in the men's long jump south africa's move on my own girl who won silver at the rio olympics in twenty sixteen let eight metres and forty one centimeters to take the gold medal. australia's catherine mitchell smashed the javelin record with her first throw in wednesday's final to secure a long awaited gold medal the thirty five year old was competing in a record equalling fourth commonwealth games at her previous best finish had been place and there was more joy for the host nation in the men's high jump competition brandon stock who is the younger brother was straining pretty substantial stock on the gold australia now have a total of fifty seven goals more than double that of england who are in second place in the medal table. meanwhile a third of the cameroonian athletes competing on the gold coast have gone missing
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the three white lester's and five boxes disappeared over the course of the last few days and team officials have conceded. they're unlikely to return it follows a similar situation at the london two thousand and twelve olympics when seven athletes from cameroon deserted the team and stayed in europe instead of returning home games organizers of urge these athletes not to overstay their competition faces which expire next month this is obviously a issue that. that team cameroon is monitoring very very closely and until it becomes you know a real issue in terms of pieces and so forth we would obviously need. to take that very seriously but you know right now it is certainly something that's. you know the safety and welfare of those athletes from the from the team cameroon perspective is being taken very seriously but we are obviously monitoring that situation with team cameroon combat's to is at the mouth indissoluble have become
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one of the most challenging stages of the six day ultra marathon in morocco stage four takes in eighty six point two kilometers that's the length of two normal marathons six time when a more of these he was the first elite athlete to reach the checkpoint one on wednesday the top fifty run has started three hours off to the other combat says box more because he managed to catch the last of that group russian the tally acetic continues to lead the women's race on this have thirty five hours to complete the state over in the u.s. from yankees fans seem to think their season is over in april that softer they were handed a fourteen to one hiding by one of their faces rivals a major league baseball the boston red sox rookie pitts was the star of the night helping himself to five runs leaving yankees fans demoralized and embarrassed to use some of their own words. the nun who became famous during the recent n.c.
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double a college basketball championships is thrown out the first pitch before the coker cops home opener sister jeanne was cases out income scale with her own personalized jersey too but she didn't provide any divine intervention the cubs lost eight to five to the pittsburgh pirates she would have done better than me that is always sport for now back to maryam in london joe thank you very much well as more of everything we're covering all the news and sport right here al jazeera dot com is the address they'll have all the latest on our top stories and malices that takes you behind the headlines but do stay with us because my colleague barbara starr will be here with a full bullets and round up all the day's top stories coming up very shortly.
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the scene for us where on line what is american sign in yemen that peace is always possible but it never happens not because the situation is complicated but because no one cares or if you join us on sat there people that there are choosing between buying medication or eating less is a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who's an activist just posted a story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera also one of our biggest strengths that we talk to normal everyday people we get them to tell their stories and doing that really reveals the truth people are still jabot outside these gates waiting for any information most of them don't know whether their loved ones are alive or dead or miami really is
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