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nation ship with a natural. facing reality or our friends and allies played a positive role in the fencing and his condition from taking this story on to talk to al-jazeera. attackers aged eleven to sixteen make a series of coordinated strikes against police in chechnya eisel claims responsibility. hello i'm nick this is al jazeera life from london also coming up with shame and repentance the pope begs forgiveness for the pain suffered by abuse victims at the hands of priests. a new currency and five zero slashed from prices the controversial financial reforms facing venezuelans as the president fights to tame
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hyperinflation. ugandan police fire on demonstrators protesting against the arrests of opposition politicians. so then russian police have shot dead five young fighters after they launched a series of attacks in the chechnya region offices say they were between the ages of eleven and sixteen policemen in the provincial capital grozny. that tried to run of a two offices police bases in two of the cities were also the tact i sold says it was behind the assault although chechen authorities insist the group does not have any support in the region or a challenge is following developments from moscow. well there are two notable things about this series of attacks the first is that it took place at all despite its warts on history these days attacks like this are a pretty rare event in chechnya the second's notable thing is the youth of these
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attackers or thirty's in chechnya say the youngest was eleven years old and the oldest of them was almost seventeen teenagers kids basically now the attacks three of them happens over the course of a short span of time one of them was attempted stabbing on police officers the second was an attempted suicide bombing which fails the attacker didn't kill himself nor anyone else and the third was a kind of hit and run in a car no police officers died in these attacks no civilians died in these attacks in the aftermath all but one of the attackers was killed by the security services so you could say that this was not particularly sophisticated in its execution and not particularly successful either the leader chechnya rams and kadeer of has said
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that they were. basically young people that had had their minds perverted by eisel and indeed in the aftermath of this attack or these this series of attacks i still through its media channels has claims responsibility. pope francis has condemned what he calls the atrocities of child sex abuse in the catholic church and the years of cover ups in an open letter to the world's one point two billion catholics he writes with a shaman repentance we acknowledge as and ecclesial community that we would not where we should have been that we did not act in a timely manner realizing the magnitude and the gravity of the damage done to so many lives we showed no care for the little ones we abandoned them it goes on it's essential that we as a church be able to acknowledge and condemn with sorrow and shame the trustee's perpetrated by consecrated persons clerics and all those entrusted with the mission
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of watching over and caring for those most vulnerable that is beg forgiveness for our own sins and the sins of others meanwhile international research group has released a list of child sex abusers in island's catholic church the organization says it wants to pressure the pope to act ahead of his visit to ireland this week well earlier we spoke to christopher lamb the rome correspondent for the international catholic newspaper the tablet he believes pope francis faces a tough job reforming a global charge. why is this coming with expanded message say eight that you've received shame and since the good news for these terrible crimes but also trying to get at the root cause of coverups and that's really where the church is at the moment in terms of this crisis how to hold those people the bishops and leaders in the checks accountable fully the mishandling of up abuse and there
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are some people who built this that doesn't really stand out in concrete ways what should happen that nets now or the pope says is that the issue is clericalism which means the concentration of power a marxist elite group in the church and this clerical listen then tallahassee ments that was a abuse of power abuse sexual abuse but also at the cover up of these things gives about preserving power heating one's position and having power unchecked and the pope wants to get to the root root cause let's get rid of this clericalism and reform the church police calling for a conversion of the church from within it was very very difficult thing to do with the chips banning across the globe with these crosses going to coming across the globe as well fred as when it has cut five zeros from its currency in a bid to tackle a country's soaring inflation the president nicolas maduro who's also implementing
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a three thousand percent hike in the minimum wage and a rise in the price of fuel the international monetary fund has estimated that inflation in venezuela will hit one million percent by the end of the year it's made food and goods an affordable for many u.n. says that more than two point three million venezuelans have fled to other countries and on to run p.r.t. has more now from neighboring colombia. and it's well it's business sector is criticizing the new measures put in place by the venezuelan government saying that they will make matters worse in the country economy that is already suffering by the worst inflation anywhere in the world this is not of course what the government thinks president nicolas maduro introducing the measure said that this is the formula for the country to recover when it's in a just waiting to see what will happen on tuesday when banks will open and many business this is monday has been
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a holiday in venezuela while this tradition transition is happening in the meantime the influx of relief and fleeing the country continues across the region with more countries in latin america putting stricter rules for venezuelans trying to cross or stay in their country it has happened in ecuador for example that is not requiring passports and this has created a backlog. when. colombia peru is also promising to do the same on august twenty fifth there and brazil is considering closing again it's an order border. police have been rounding up protesters in the capital kampala not using live gunfire to disperse demonstrations demonstrators rides at them barricaded roads but despite the life i there were no casualties officials for the protests against the president you had the most of any people angry at the rest of the torture of
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several opposition politicians including the well named musician. who goes by the stage day with. his would often come calling. supporters of the people the wind started protesting in several parts of the fifty eight. in the belief in the army with the great great great that is in life gunfire and big i can see the remains of banning red brown just a short distance over here. angry following incident that began a week ago but the wind was campaigning for the candidate in a final action in northern uganda campaign that had gone peacefully and in violent drive it was shot dead by security forces but we whine that they were trying to kill him meanwhile the president's office said that opposition supporters of the president's own voice broke in the windows of one of the vehicles that they were reacting to protect the president. was arrested. police say that they found the
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weapon really hate being accused of treason. here in front of a military court and a couple of days from now the. industry. more than one hundred people taken hostage in a taliban ambush in northern afghanistan have been freed they were traveling on buses in the province of couldn't when they were stopped officials say some people are still being held hostage and that tribal elders are trying to negotiate their release he while the taliban is yet to respond to a three month cease fire offered by the president gone on sunday. yassin has more now from the capital kabul. less than twenty four hours after president assad of twenty announced a ceasefire taliban today announced that they kidnapped dozens of passengers in conducive province in the north talib and said that they. kidnapped those passengers because they received some intelligence that among those passengers were
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top security officials the security forces have their own story they said that the taliban did not free those passengers but the and the security forces managed to free them. but the main question asked by many afghan here in afghanistan is is that even going to accept the offer of ceasefire for three months offered yesterday by president any. taliban has yet to answer this this question but according to our sources some members of the leadership of taliban are leaning toward accepting. the offer or not it's not for three months at least for four or or seven days but some of the members in taliban leadership believe that the movement should keep the taliban should keep fighting the government and force them to offer more concessions in the future or meanwhile afghanistan is experiencing
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a drought so severe that two million people may run out of food within the next six months more than eighty thousand people have left their villages in search of water in cities united nations fears that number may double shola billets reports from herat province in western afghanistan. at this mosque in rule herat province that main h.b.o. . eskin tells the toll of the harsh climate poverty and the encroaching three of the taliban now there is a new danger that's beyond the control agriculture the main livelihood is turning to dust. two thirds of afghanistan is for. facing a severe drought rain never arrived in the winter or the spring and now it's summer . we're suffering a lot because of the strauss we had so many animals and we lost all of them and there's nothing left for us these animals that are left we are feeding just once a day on what we're just trying to keep them alive. at fifty sario as the
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matriarch of her family the currency here runs in leases and they a wealthy it than most. she has kicked twenty sheep alive from her flock of one hundred fifty they go bali ahead we sacrificed our animals that they should be the first victim rather than losing our children. into one a village and across here our province agriculture provides ninety five percent of income so when the water dried up and their livestock and crops died many were forced to leave for the city the u.n. estimates more than eighty thousand people have abandoned their homes and travel to herat city the main hub in the west all in a search of water. and this is what they found blankets by sticks and could by rocks formalized into a community of people children suffer from skin diseases smell nutrition and i and fictions from the dust. some people have been here for four months living on
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nothing more than breed and water. is here with her daughter in law and two grandchildren when you were there last year that the drought made them poor and then her son was killed by the taliban. when my father died my life was ruined we lost everything we left average everything went like the wind and. i told my grandchildren that your father is not here to help you there's nothing here for us my grandchildren could die here you tell me what should i do wearing that's hannah . the numbers are expected to rise the u.n. cautions they may double the summer where all the water will join up and more people will likely come here looking for answers that the afghan government is not providing the un is slowly filling the gap offering water now and food from september shallop ballasts al-jazeera herat afghanistan still to come here in
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august there are. one hundred from the same problem a perilous state india and one of the five thousand relief centers that have been set up across the state for evacuees from the floods. people here if i sing days if not weeks of living like this. and long awaited family reunions hundreds of korean separated by the war in the one nine hundred fifty s. are reunited after more than sixty years. hello again it's good to have you back we're here across parts of victoria as well as new south wales we did see some snow in the higher elevations this weekend that was all due to this weather system that's now moving across the tasman sea so the ski areas are getting some good relief out of that as well as down here towards tasmania over the next few days though we are looking at some better weather
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conditions as a system begins to pull away maybe some clouds and rain here across tasmania maybe for melbourne as well but as we go towards wednesday we are going to be seeing really high pressure dominating that's going to bring those temperatures up as well with melbourne seeing the temps are there of about fifteen degrees make your way over here towards parts of new zealand well that is where that system is going you can see all the clouds right there from auckland all the way down here towards christ church we'll be seeing that really remaining in the forecast over the next few days with auckland seeing attempted there about fourteen degrees will not change too much as we go towards wednesday in christ church you will also be seeing a temperature of about fourteen degrees as well then very quickly appear towards the northern parts of asia we are watching another typhoon making its way towards parts of japan over the next couple of days this is typhoon soulik it is expected to bring some very heavy rain showers and flooding rains across much of the rico islands as well as into the korean peninsula so we'll be watching this very carefully over the next few days.
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full of struggles i mean nobody that a person got much of one of their battle to prove they are full of pleasure it was only a home improvement and an intimate look at life in cuba today getting out of the little more detail on a carry id for the gun the effects of this money cuba on al-jazeera. well again a reminder the top stories here and i saw says that it is responsible for
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a series of attacks on police in the russian region of chechnya five of the attackers have been killed they were aged between eleven and sixteen. but francis is written an open letter to the world's one point two billion catholics condemning what he calls the trustees of child sex abuse in the catholic church he says any more cover ups by the clergy will not be acceptable. venezuela has cut five zero s. from its currency in a bid to tackle soaring inflation president nicolas maduro is also implementing a three thousand percent hike in the minimum wage and a rise in the price of fuel. the spread of disease has become a new worry for rescue workers in the southern indian state of carola one and a half million people have been forced from their homes after the worst flooding in a century nearly eight hundred fifty thousand people are living in temporary relief camps hundred thomas reports now from current. and still it rains
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downpours all less heavy less frequent and shorter than they were but in kara they are still coming to people here fresh rain lengthens the time they'll have to stay at a camp. for more than five thousand cross carola although really camp is to ground the words there simply community halls and schools which opened their doors and quickly filled with people and each evacuee has a similarly harrowing story. walter has destroyed everything we had it was up to my neck it even took my cow. everything at home is lost and here there is nothing to do what can we do. it's hot in this hole there's no privacy for dignity some here were evacuated on thursday and i've now spent four days living this public school and like others
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were rescued only on sunday having spent four days and nights on the rooftop of floors of their flooded homes both parents are exhausted. the exhaustion shows. but there is enough food here enough drinking water and medicines. volunteer doctors at the center say they haven't yet seen outbreaks of disease as of now there are no thankfully and thanks for that or not maybe communicable disease or something like that which is. being spreading because we're also getting prophylactic medicines acids so that they let us know if we can make it something like that of that sort so you have really working hard for that. but people's mental health is suffering everybody is simply sat. in his air force on monday distributed dramatic video of a toddler's rescue but most emotions evacuations are over and after the drama
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reality hits and little miss al-jazeera. carol. at least eight people have died after heavy rain flooded the gorge where hikers were tricky in calabria in southern italy thirty six hikers were walking in the gorge in a regular low on the eastern side of the police no national park when the area was flooded twenty three people had been rescued including a ten year old boy and four others who have been treated for hypothermia at least five remain just in. well italian police released footage showing the may wins a major bridge collapse in the northern port city of genoa the video shows heavy rainfall minutes before huge chunks of concrete plummet to the ground at least forty three people were killed last tuesday when a two hundred meters section of the marandi bridge gave way in busy traffic plunging vehicles deborah to the ground. at least fourteen people have been killed
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as brazilian police and military forces targeted drug gangs in rio de janiero more than four thousand two hundred soldiers backed by armored vehicles and aircraft launched raids into the city's most impoverished rebel as they remove roadblocks and detain suspected drug traffickers brazil's military took over all security in rio six months ago this place failed to reduce violent crime from the cities to tourist drug traffickers. south africa has opened a judicial inquiry into alleged corruption at the highest levels of government the hearing will investigate claims of fraud in the public sector during former president jacob zuma as time in office is likely to last up to two years symbol focus on the cook to progress headed one of the country's largest corporations they're accused of abusing influence to secure political appointments and government contracts for me is in johannesburg she has more. up to the start of the commission of inquiry into state capture of the chairperson of the
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commission chief deputy chief justice raymond's on the indicated that they it hasn't been as much cooperation from state departments as the commissioner would have liked at least. there does that we have had to deal with and that ministerial level of those that we have dealt with have been very supportive have been very cooperative but sometimes there are challenges with regard to what. we have had delays. in. the dealings of the commission with the national treasury. over the past few months. so much so that on two occasions i've had to. ask the minister of finance to intervene this for many it could raise questions possibly around how effective the inquiry could be and if prosecutions could come out of the recommendations that would be
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given to president or second later stage but that could take more than two years at this stage the legal team for the commission of inquiry is so far outlined some of the areas are allegations it be looking into which include the possible involvement of state owned enterprises in these allegations if former president jacob zuma had any influence in this regard and his relationship with the gupta family whose alleged to have used their political connections to benefit politically and financially from state owned enterprises which range from the national electricity provider to public transport and even the use of their political connections for their citizenship here in south africa malaysia's prime minister wants to cancel billions of dollars worth of deals with china as part of plans to cut his country's national debt to him mohammed has been meeting the chinese premier league job in
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beijing but he has already suspended energy and rail projects that were signed by his predecessor. blaze's national debt is that around two hundred fifty billion dollars the troubled ministration is having trouble finding a number of people they deported under a controversial scheme children taken from their parents after crossing the border from mexico into the u.s. earlier this year remain in government there are unable to be reunited with their parents after authorities have failed to locate them i reject this report. since being deported to guatemala two months ago or donna's lopez's lifeline has been her telephone each ring brings hope she'll hear the voice of her seventeen year old son jordan calling from two thousand kilometers away i always ask if he's ok he says yes but as his mother i know that's not true because he tells me mom my experience has been very difficult i never thought he'd be so far from me and he's
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heard mother and son had left quite a mullet together in may at the u.s. border they used a raft to cross into the country then they turned themselves into u.s. border patrol. i thought i would find hope but instead i found this very cruel law the trumpet ministrations zero tolerance policy resulted in the separation of almost three thousand children from their parents was prosecuted for a legal entry and deported while her son remained in detention in the us i wonder also it was very painful my intention wasn't to leave him in the united states my intention was to fight for him to fight together if us son is behind the gates of this government funded shelter near the us mexico border the children here are cared for they're fed they're even educated but they are not allowed to leave jordan has been here for nearly three months despite
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a judge's order that all children separated from their parents at the border be reunited with their families earlier this summer the government says the delayed reunifications are due to the difficulty of tracking down more than four hundred parents who like ever had been deported without their children in washington a democratic member of congress called the operation a colossal mistake i know. systematically separate infants and toddlers from their families soon to me dear. brownlee betrayal of american values the government says it has no parental information of at least five children in its care effectively rendering them orphans of us worst fear is to never see her son again. some want to say more or i regret all of this because of the pain i've suffered all i had was my house i lost it but more
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important than that i lost my son the u.s. government has yet to say when or how her son will be returned to her until then she says she thinks of nothing else. castro al-jazeera. there have been emotional scenes in north korea as families separated by the korean war six decades ago were finally reunited with their relatives eighty nine families from north and south korea wept and embraced when they finally came face to face at a resort near mt. the families were selected for more than fifty seven thousands who had applied for a family reunion more than sixty percent of those lucky enough to be reunited more than eighty years old a government data shows that over twenty percent during the ninety's they were accompanied on the bus trip north by their children and other relatives fintan one as. they waited a lifetime to make this journey families separated by war will finally be reunited . they are the lucky ones tens of thousands applied but only
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a small number get to go. eighty five year old boxing him was a teenager when the korean war broke out in one nine hundred fifty. she still remembers the horrors she witnessed as she fled after her parents were killed she made the perilous journey south would get involved like a jet would come down with a loud noise and there would be bombs being dropped i saw those massive amount of people who would fall down to death. her siblings in the north are no longer alive but she's looking forward to meeting her niece for the first time jill oh no you cannot describe that in words and i'm probably not the only one who feels that way they share the same blood and i wanted to visit the place where i used to live another from the group this ninety four year old one suck her union will also be bittersweet. i did not get to see my son but i'm happy that i will be meeting my granddaughter. they set off on their journey north is just
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a few hours drive but for decades that's been an impossible distance from the earth when the moment finally comes many urgings to tears they. were they know this three day reunion will almost certainly be their last. month but i am so thankful and grateful that you could come all this way i finally get to meet you after so long. i know it was hard i remember how beautiful you. thought that we were separated when you were two and i was four wow what happened to us what a world i'm so happy together they share memories of times past and stories of family they've never had the chance to know. only twenty reunions have been organized by the red cross since one thousand nine hundred five south korea's president has called for more as relations improve with the north. more than fifty
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thousand people in the south are still waiting and for many time is running out. al-jazeera. i don't forget all the stories of recovery right there on our website al jazeera dot com is the address al jazeera dot com. so then the top stories here on al-jazeera and i saw says it was behind a series of attacks on police in the russian region of chechnya five of the attackers have been killed they were aged between eleven and sixteen policemen in the provincial capital grozny in foreign a car that tried to run over to offices police bases and two other cities were also attacked for a challenge as more the attacks three of them happens over the course of a short span of time one of them was attempted stabbing on police
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officers the second was an attempted suicide bombing which fails the attacker didn't kill himself nor anyone else and the third was a kind of hit and run in a car no police officers died in these attacks no civilians died in these attacks in the aftermath all but one of the attackers was killed by the security services so you could say that this was not particularly sophisticated in its execution and not particularly successful either pope francis has written an open letter to the world's one point two billion catholics condemning what he calls the atrocities of child sex abuse in the catholic church he says any more cover ups by the clergy will not be acceptable meanwhile an international research group has released a list of child sex abusers in islands catholic church the organization says it wants to pressure the pope to act head of his visit to ireland this week. venezuela
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has cut five zero is from its currency in a bid to tackle soaring inflation president nicolas maduro is also implementing a three thousand percent hike in the minimum wage and a rise in the price of fuel the international monetary fund has estimated that inflation in venezuela will hit one million percent by the end of the year it's made of food and goods and affordable for many ugandan police have been rounding up protesters in the capital kampala to use in line to disperse demonstrations opposition supporters have been protesting against the president yoweri museveni people are angry at the arrest and alleged torture of several opposition politicians including the pop star robot. who goes by the stage name of wine. state the top stories stay with us next up it is my cuba. capturing a moment in time. snapshots of other lives other stories.
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