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soft calling this a left wing government so this was really a message to the israeli public to say keep your confidence in me i am still what is known as a many israeli seen him as mr security and i've done this for the security of the state of israel it is of course very much also political back and forth we are expecting to hear a press conference now just recently announced tomorrow morning that is from the after the bennett to see whether he'll be pulling out of this government if he does then it will collapse in early elections will be called that hasn't happened at the moment so that we're going to have to watch monday morning how things unfold people will tell you that nationally on who was keen on early elections also because he's facing corruption allegations but not under these circumstances not when it comes to gaza so i think we're going to have to wait and see how this plays out in the next couple of days but many people will tell you even though this was perhaps an unpopular decision the ceasefire with have asked after firing four hundred sixty
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rockets at israel could will tell you when it comes to the polls he remains a popular prime minister and if there are new elections he more than likely will retain that post so the head of al-jazeera facing trial the international criminal court examines the violence that tore apart central african republic. and catherine soy in a warehouse and thousand tanzania i'll be telling you about a caution that crisis that has forced the government to step in and deploy the military to take charge. from dusk the sunset if it's proving savannah. to summarize a top invasion metropolis. has a lot more clout around our fairly reliable and satellite picture because not bring it to the winter feel to anyone anymore if anything is warmed up in turkmenistan
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marti's temperature by days plus five and this is due to the cloud with a few rain showers stretching back to something that's been all the action has been and will be nice to solve the med spreading clouds the levant the potential for thunderstorms down through jordan and northern saudi once more now we've seen that before we're going to see it again the whole lot on the move it moves south and east as a cloud picture there's always potential to develop a thunderstorm when you see cloud of a forecast in this part world but there's not a lot of potential in this most of us to the north of the real code is the northern caucasus sort of area and once again you look to turkey or further west for significant downpours thunder was at least which sued should suggest a day or thunderstorms in northern sorry disappearing slowly as a drift eastwards with a tail possibly through bahrain otherwise generally fine looking weather throughout the arabian peninsula they don't necessarily the red sea i mean southern africa frontier shasha up in tanzania one of two in south africa itself but madagascar is
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looking dry than of late. the weather sponsored by qatar at race. i'm a historic day for the people every week clean new cycle brings a series of breaking stories told through the eyes of the world's journalists these three voices journalists were one of the few journalists that were actually doing investigative work join the listening post as we turn the cameras on the media and focus on how they were caught on the stories that matter the most see bias the rights to those stories but then he never publishes the stories they're listening post on al-jazeera.
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marching out just zero time to recap the headlines u.s. president donald trump says he has to listen to recordings of the murder of saudi journalist amounts to show two years that too graphic the u.s. government is expected to release a report in the killing on tuesday. yemen's houthi rebels say they're holding drone and missile attacks against saudi arabia the u.a.e. and the yemeni allies the host has released a statement saying they are ready for a broad a cease fire if the coalition wants peace. israel's prime minister binyamin netanyahu has held crunch talks to save his girl went after one of his coalition partners withdrew last week it's left him with just a one seat majority in parliament. in northern california the search for human remains has been stepped up in the aftermath of raging wildfires seventy seven people are confirmed dead and about one thousand remain unaccounted for and
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a soldier serious kristen salumi discovered this is the of chico's struggling to accommodate an influx of vacuum. evacuees from the wildfires take solace in some music in the company of newfound friends but their retreat to a church shelter has brought new challenges an outbreak of norovirus and other gastrointestinal problems i threw up for three days and. messed my parents for three days i was sick the whole day. we had the whole gang about thirty people fell sick in this shelter alone they were moved into isolation to prevent the disease from spreading a challenge in such close quarters most of the people staying here are elderly and many have preexisting conditions only exacerbated by the trauma going to be a lot of. post-traumatic stress disorder i suspect. it may not be full blown p.t.s.d. but it may be. just folks with nightmares maybe
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a lot of sadness irritability people trouble sleeping that's really call man after this type of disaster smoke from the massive wildfires now blankets much of northern california leading to some of the worst air quality in the world and concerns of short and long term respiratory ailments an army of volunteers has come together to help with the influx of tens of thousands of evacuees in addition to shelter they're providing food and clothing not to mention medical assistance from local doctors and nurses but with more than twelve thousand structures lost in the wildfires concerns remain about long term accommodations jobs and medical care the median income in the devastated area of butte county is less than half of that of the state the federal emergency management agency has begun taking applications for housing assistance but local officials say there isn't enough housing stock available paradise where our neighbors so we've all kind of been together housing
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wise though we're not prepared to take on twenty five thousand to thirty thousand more people so far community support remains strong they are not we. we need to we're happy somewhere and the reason is getting better and but volunteers and evacuees say ultimately they'll have to rely on government for long term help not a wing and a prayer kristen salumi al-jazeera chico california. several hundred residents of the border city of tijuana mexico protesting the presence of asylum seekers from central america they claim without evidence the caravan of peoples bringing gang members and violence to their country al-jazeera is hardly joe castro for us. this is not the reception the asylum seekers had hoped for although some residents of t. want to welcome them with open arms these anti migrant protesters occupied
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a city monument sunday demanding the mexican government register the central americans entering their city by the thousands one of the protest leaders threatened on social media to cut off migrants arms if they are caught stealing from mexicans this woman says she came after see the writing on post i got it all right bring the drugs they cry and their dancing shaking their bottoms date on congress picked. the protest group as it moved through the streets the destination the shelter where asylum seekers are staying as they wait for a chance to enter the u.s. . some protesters try to break through a police barrier. despite a few skirmishes police have at least at the moment managed to hold back the marchers but they are only a block away from the migrant shelter where inside more than a thousand central american asylum seekers are anxiously waiting to see what happens next. as long as they brought this peacefully nothing will happen we will
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ignore them this six year old boy said he was terrified although when the remodel began he says he's good not bad like the protestors think inside the protected gates families hunker down fearing the violence would reach them as me because i stayed close to her daughter and those i'm up on aren't here to offend anyone we're here asking for asylum for a better life. as cheap. ignorant of the tension played some adults try to distract themselves too they'll be here for weeks or perhaps months waiting and hoping to avoid violence. castro al-jazeera t.v. want to mexico britain's prime minister says attempts to remove him from power will be pointless and risk delaying brags that negotiations stories amaze critics are urging her to return to brussels to demand more concessions for her draft deal to
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leave the e.u. conservative party opponents are gathering support meanwhile for a challenge to her leadership but it's unclear whether the forty eight letters of no confidence needed to trigger the vote have been sent the change of leadership at this point isn't going to make the negotiations any easier and it's not going to change the parliamentary arithmetic what it will do what it will do is bring in a degree of uncertainty that's uncertainty for people and their jobs what it will do is mean that is a risk that actually we delay the negotiations and that's a risk that wrecks it gets delayed or frustrated this is apec summit is broken up without agreement the event in power for new guinea was dominated by disputes between the united states and china over trade and investment it's the first time leaders of the asia pacific economic cooperation summit couldn't agree on a final statement. we had a broad consensus on a wide range of issues the apec gathering is one of different countries from
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a similar region with very different approaches on governance and government but there was broad agreement on how we need to support our citizens and work for it towards better cooperation. but i don't think it'll come as a huge surprise that there are differing visions on particular elements in regards to trade and those are prevented there from being a full consensus on the communique document police chiefs from around the world are met in dubai to elect a new interpol president after formally their main hallway went missing in china chinese authorities say manglers detained as part of a corruption investigation but his wife says his arrest was for political reasons in the polls secretary-general told police chiefs men could no longer serve as president is term was due to end in twenty twenty on the seventh of october we have been receiving the resignation of our former president mr manning from the people's
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republic of china the same day we have been receiving an official information from the ministry of public security of the people's republic of china that our former president is the man is not a delegate of the of china or for the organization for interpol anymore which sounds a little technical but again that automatically leads to the fact according to our rules that he is not the president anymore thousands of people have been protesting in haiti's capital over the disappearance of billions of dollars linked to a public finance program i hate the senate investigation revealed that at least fourteen former government officials were involved in the misuse of three point eight billion dollars demonstrators are demanding to know where the funds went on the came from an oil assistance programs concert by venezuela. crucial talks to ensure lanka's political deadlock have failed frezza and may through a palace city center chaired an unsuccessful meeting of political leaders on sunday
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turmoil began when he sacked his prime minister and replaced him with former president mahinda rajapaksa parliament has since passed to no confidence motions against rajapaksa but he's still refusing to go. politician in central african republic has to face war crimes charges at the international criminal court alfred the actor tom also known as rambo was the senior leader within the mostly christian . it's pfizer's attack the muslim salak arrivals who seems power in two thousand and thirteen rob matheson reports. nearly twelve months gunfire rang out across parts of central african republic muslim rebels accused of committing atrocities after seizing control in late twenty thirteen were targeted by armed christian groups known as anti baraka now five years later the man accused
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of leading one of those christian groups is facing trial at the international criminal court. known as rambo independent and impartial investigation has produced evidence on the basis of which we allege. is criminally responsible for several counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in the central african republic with fifth this amber twenty thirty and august of twenty fourteen i.c.c. prosecutors in the netherlands accuse yakka tom of leading forces which carried out murder and torture as well as attacking civilians and using child soldiers has been subject to u.n. sanctions since investigations began but that didn't stop him being elected to parliament two years ago he was arrested last month after a gun was fired in parliament during a dispute between york at home and another m.p.
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. char welcomes this transfer to the i.c.c. it's a strong message to the leaders of armed groups as the political dialogue with the african union approaches. central african republic has suffered years of violence u.n. forces have recently been on the streets of the capital bangui and elsewhere fighting just a few days ago reportedly killed at least forty people yet on his extradition to the international criminal court in the hague is thought to be the first from ca our prosecutors say they're determined he won't be the last rob matheson al-jazeera government leaders in tanzania may soon have two hundred thousand tonnes of cashew nuts on their hands the government plans to buy the entire crop to try and end the price dispute between farmers and traders as catherine sawyer reports the army's brought in and as processing workers are sent home. day nest number
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is have a sting the last of her cash not crop that it's been a bad idea a disease or dries of food has men she's only managed to fill seven sacks instead of the usual forty on average to make matters worse middlemen offered to buy them at an unacceptably low price that of course the government to intervene and buy tanzania's and hire a crop at a dollar and a half a kilo the government's also undertaken to process and sell it or. what they wanted to buy from us at a cost that will not get any returns we spend so much on fertilizes the way the government has intervened is good. the cash in us will end up in warehouses like this would be leased by the government officials here and military commanders are working out logistics to make sure the process is smooth and there's enough room to store around two hundred thousand tonnes of nat's mill what you should be going in i want you see we want you the public to coordinate with the military. need strong
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young men to load the trucks. tanzania is one of the world's largest cash not producers and the major foreign exchange. president john mark foley has some ministers and government workers to deal with in that price crisis this move by the government to buy up all the cash and that's from families in the south is unprecedented the president has ordered the agriculture development bank to pay up and for the military to coordinate trucking the nuts to warehouses traders and middlemen are being left out at this time of the processing plants such as this one should be busy preparing exports most have shut down in those still operating for. twenty helps run the factory he says a fall in cash and prices because of
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a subclass in the wild market has made it difficult for traders to buy from the government set price. with close to some operations and laid off two hundred people next week when this process is done will have to send another two hundred heim must be finished packaging the other one hundred will have to be here some traders say they're ready to talk to the authorities and reach an agreement but for now the government is family in charge of what is tanzania's most important cash crops. al-jazeera south of tanzania. times thank you through some of the headlines here in al-jazeera now u.s. president dog says he hasn't listened to recordings of the murder of saudi journalist. too graphic the u.s. government is expected to release a report into the killing on tuesday. as more from washington d.c.
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. even after he's been briefed by his intelligence community his a telegin steve at the cia that he's been told that this tape of this man dying in this audio is violent this is terrible and suffering that goes against the claims we've heard from the saudi arabian government themselves but still the president is sending the message that he does not necessarily believe his own intelligence community that says with a high degree of confidence a title they very rarely use that mohamed bin solomon the crown prince of saudi arabia ordered the killing of jamal khashoggi yemen's houthi rebels say they're holding drone and missile attacks against saudi arabia the u.a.e. and the yemeni allies the host he's released a statement saying they're ready for a broader ceasefire if the coalition wants peace egypt has arrested at least forty human rights lawyer sent back to this that's according to human rights watch says
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the arrests are part of a master tension campaign targeting people who offer humanitarian and legal support to families of political detainees a car bomb has killed at least five people in the iraqi city of to create sixteen others were hurt the explosion took place outside restaurant security forces have closed most of the city's roads. israel's foreign minister binyamin netanyahu has held crunch talks to save his government after one of his coalition partners with drew last week left him with just a one seat majority in parliament he says he doesn't want to call an election. hundreds of people in the mexican border city of tijuana of the protesting against the arrival of asylum seekers from central america they're trying to cross into the u.s. protesters want the government prevent the migrants from entering and staying in the city. as
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a headline as the news continues here on al-jazeera the listening posts. because we're not defending them as we should. rights not being vineet. and free to be stripped away. on the seventieth anniversary of the nation the whites that stand up. stand up for human rights. media's focus heavily on the killing of the saudi chick. all i can act out what happened but i. can't question the south of. moscow right the ship is such a. tribute to. britain you're at the listening post here are some of the media stories that we're covering this
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week the saudi operative linked to the killing and the lengths he went to to suppress journalism in the kingdom. the koreas the unique genre that is defector t.v. . it was no accident israel tries to take down gases al aksa t.v. and a low everyone in an english want official intelligence some newsreaders can seem artificial in that respect this guy is the real deal ai anchors on the air in china we begin though with saudi arabia and the methods the kingdom still uses to silence its critics sometimes permanently it's been more than a month now since the murder of john malkovich. riyad reaffirmed this past week that it was a rogue operation but its story keeps changing and news has surfaced of another saudi journalist to a key al just jailed eight months ago since tortured to death i'll just surround what he thought was an anonymous account on twitter a platform that used to be
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a proxy public square for saudis but where an army of trolls now poisons debate harasses dissidents and spreads misinformation the mastermind of that campaign has been sowed al qahtani who worked behind the scenes as an in force or for the crown prince mohammed bin salma as his boss conducted a charm offensive on the western news media al qahtani was ensuring the journalists back home told the line and the critics stayed silent he was reportedly fired over the murder but the chilling effect of his work remains our starting point this week israel. of all the two weeks the saudis assisted nothing happened and all kinds of explanations about what happened and who now is responsible. after the murder of jamal khashoggi those initial denials from riyadh undone by all the evidence the announcements from saudi arabia cuts against what should fester get say on its side this building and the
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ensuing geo political public relations disaster one might have thought that the saudi authorities dealing with the media would be on their best behavior at least for a while. the death of a saudi arabian journalist given all the the case of put a key i'll just a blogger jailed earlier this year and whose death after torture was revealed this past week could disprove riyadh's war against journalism and criticism within goes on. certainly the message would appear to be that the saudi authorities can still. intimidating carry things out against its critics even after the death of tomorrow they will want to reimpose that climate of fear because the nervousness as well of the saudi authorities right now they fear perhaps that the whole question she affair might encourage an emboldened critics within the kingdom
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to be more vocal in the saudi element that a some might claim that the murder hasn't had an impact on saudi arabia that the country will continue its harassment assassinations and kidnappings of journalists but i don't believe this is the case especially since there remain doubts over the circumstances of al just as kidnapping and murder some claim he was murdered in march two thousand and eighteen others say it was days ago so it's possible his case predates. the whole question and just heard it was not the only person there is a journalist famous journalist and opinion columnist that rather he has disappeared . and in the fairy who would put an arabic has gone silent for over two years and we don't know if he's in jail. is the. some of them they want to sentence to to death and because she actually use social media to to write about that protest in the eastern province and get these people who are who are would have been in prison
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for using twitter or facebook you're talking about thousands maybe. there is no mystery over how jamal khashoggi met his fate he was lured to the saudi consulate in istanbul and walked into a trap how to key i'll just that was exposed and arrested is less clear however all roads would appear to lead to sowed qahtani al qahtani is a feared figure in saudi arabia he's ex-military and advisor to the royal court appointed by the crown prince they call m.b.'s muhammad bin salma he was responsible for directing the saudi troll army that went after the kingdom's critics online and reportedly spent so much time poring over twitter debates he was nicknamed mr hashtags last year al qahtani tweeted a warning to saudi dissidents telling them that using an alias on twitter would not be enough to hide their identity hinting that he had secret ways of finding them
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and just last month the new york times reported that saudi arabia had invented a spot inside twitter's operation to monitor accounts critical of riyadh accounts such as the one belonging to the late i'll just. and i was sort of comments and then when mohammed bin selman took power the tourney became very important perhaps one of three key people surrounding the crown prince of his principle role was to steer the electronic army toward supporting muhammad in someone's decisions it also involved attacking critics he's not only implicated in official deeds murder but in the kidnapping of former lebanese prime minister saad hariri he's a very powerful man not only in terms of shaping public opinion but in executing mohamed bin salmond's to see. ns and if you see us at one hundred missing since my husband is among the four it took power he increased to saudi government control over the media one of the reporters or editors told me they could we used to go to
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the king and he would tell us you know talk about this don't talk about that known it is so then got on the and people who like him through a whatsapp group will tell. the reporters what to write and tell editors what to write there is no meeting so this is just another increase in the level of control over the media. given that hedge amount of control over the mainstream media the real political debate in saudi arabia occurs online primarily on twitter the government could have done what its counterparts in iran did ban the platform out right instead it allows twitter to operate in the country and takes on its critics there both overtly through official government accounts and covert through trolling false followers hacking and surveillance and when the authorities
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hunt down political opponents they don't stop at the port omar abdulaziz is a saudi blogger based in canada because calls for political reform back home are delivered to hundreds of thousands over twitter and you tube but it's hundreds and he says that months before jamal khashoggi walked into the consulate in istanbul saudi officials contacted him trying to arrange a meeting at their embassy in auto abdulaziz refuse even then they asked for they're not in you and they were trying to and bug you know on the lies he is and get into his son his accounts and get into his social media platforms and that's why some of them are stopping their activism no moderation of opposition no matter how small or no matter how slim is going to be accepted autonomy. i am a target of the saudi government because of what i write every time i get an email with a with a link i'm suspicious especially from people i don't know and this fake b.b.c.
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journalist she calls herself talia stellan and the fact that they didn't use a b.b.c. e-mail also made it clear to me that was a fake account they continued to try me in the past week they have stopped but they are trying other ways to go into our computer and her emails. in riyadh the latest official explanation of the khashoggi murder version six point zero of the story places the blame on five allegedly rogue operatives who according to the foreign minister could face the death penalty sowed al qahtani faces a travel ban but nothing more while his boss who apparently was completely unaware of the operation that killed one of his most prominent critics can be seen on state run television meeting with investors visiting soldiers wounded in the war in yemen and smiling for selfies with saudi children. manners the crown prince and
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really the almost a fact a ruler of saudi arabia has a huge challenge his image has been shattered by this certainly internationally so how does he actually manage to reverify that carefully managed image as the reformer the man of change so the saudi media or royal court are clearly going about their business of trying to show him his response spall leader statesman who has saudi interests at heart i think it's questionable whether this will work right now certainly it won't work i think internationally it might work in some quarters in saudi arabia and that's obviously what they are hoping. the saudi arabia never been a beacon of the for. of speech and freedom of expression but i think that the saudi crown prince has taken things to the next level there is no tolerance for any kind of deflection from the regime or from the regime's narrative and the regime stories
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a lot of arab regimes in the region including the saudi ruling the egyptian regime including is the syrian regime have used this whole logic of keeping stability we're trying to preserve stability we're trying to keep you safe and this is a way of trying to keep control of the people and to keep them in check and to halt any form of opposition or freedom of expression. we're discussing other media stories that are on our radar this week with one of our producers will yong will starting with israel in its latest assault on gaza it has gone after palestinian media and has done so on apologetically yes last monday night israeli warplanes destroyed the headquarters of the t.v. which is run by hamas and is located in a densely populated neighborhood. there were no injuries since the station was
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alerted the strike was coming israel clearly didn't want to be seen killing journalists how mass called the attack barbaric and bare faced aggression israel's military justified the strike in a tweet saying broadcast incitement and violence for years and that its forces have made sure the station would not broadcast again however broadcasted resume about an hour off of the strike and included this video of hamas fighters hitting an israeli military bus with an anti-tank missile. official israeli twitter accounts then use that a time to accuse hamas of targeting civilians but the bus have been carrying soldiers in an area that was sealed off to civilian traffic and the picture accompany many of the tweets actually had nothing to do with the attack it was a shot of a bus fire near jerusalem several years ago which showed civilians there while in reality they would have been nowhere near the scene moving on to india now where a prominent television news anchor has been criticized for
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a report that he filed on the conflict between government forces and maoist insurgents a group known as the naxalites tell us who is he and why the controversy is centered around a report by rahul come wall of the india today channel while embedded with the unit of the indian armed police force the c r p s in the central state of his god where government forces are fighting and those are one corps but i was planning an operation. would you like to join that that's exactly why we have her to go to the challenges that go into the battle against the closer we left the company of boys and the whole thing was a simulation was an exercise and come while made it look like the real thing every couple of minutes before the words representative video or simulation exercise by a pop at the top left but come on doesn't actually say any point that it was staged and sometimes he talks as if he's in a real battle and what kind of weapons they're fighting with. and enjoyed not so calm i know he now has to be taken by these poor but as yet we have
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commandos on twitter and critical news outlets kummel was accused of sensationalizing the story and misrepresenting the real dangers faced by journalists the next lights do kill and capture reporters we saw cases of both just days before convolved report but journalists reporting on the government's counterinsurgency strategy or on the expansion of mineral and coal mining in the state are routinely harassed and sometimes charged by police there's also the political context isn't there the timing of this particular report yes it is significant come ons report two days before elections for the charts ghar cimbali in the same show interview chad has got chief minister raman singh who is from the same party as prime minister nuri interim ot the b j p modi's popularity has been slipping of late and he's been using a lot of anti naxalite language to discredit his opponents ok thanks will. we're turning to south korea now the visit in september by president moon in the north
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korean capital pyongyang was just the latest in a series of steps aimed at diffusing tensions on the peninsula however despite all that talk of reunification south koreans don't know as much about their northern neighbors as you might think most of what they do know comes from testimonies from asylum seekers which has created a brand new genre of television programming that one could call defector t.v. the formula takes a reality t.v. approach putting asylum seekers on the air exploring what their lives were like before defecting even setting them up with romantic partners from the south the producers involved say they're out to improve understanding smooths the past to reunification of countries divided since the end of world war two however skeptics aren't buying that they say that the show's run thick with sensationalism misrepresentation and sexist stereotyping the listening posts christina martinez now on defector t.v. in south korea.
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december two thousand and eleven south korea's channel a launches a new program. and also hybrid. talks and i wanted. to get the time and show what i wanted on. the. parts beauty contest. the only prerequisite contest had to be defectors from north korea. who told me that. there's never been a program about north korea before north korea was only ever seen through the news which kept talking about nuclear issues the north korean army how poor north korea knows that wasn't the. the first time now my way to meet you showed the real story of how north korean people live their culture they want to. know whatever little.
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it has helped break down prejudices i think the program prepares us for unification though maybe one day but. it was the beginning of a trend south korean channels eager to find a different lens through which to present north korea could finally break away from the usual portrayal so funny and human rights abuses. and adds an element of entertainment. the question of whether they break down prejudices or ian for some is difficult in fact the matter is they mostly do both simple tenuously they certainly seek to convey information about north korea there's a very famous song a young boy appears on north korean t.v. singing this.
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song and then one of the panelists on one of these shows will sing the song in a way that mimics that north korean voice singing style. one thousand was. the man who was told all of that was. in the editing suite or in some of the the ways they are framed they have the tendency to reinforce some prejudices as well as to put the original intention of those programs to depict the harmonious future of a unified korea by showing how well defectors integrate into south korean society that you're in now with. but they mostly show young women describing their struggle to defect from north korea so there are. i was told see. this gives south koreans
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a distorted impression of defectors and it creates prejudices about the country upon them to get the a. seventy percent of north korean defectors are women and the ones that find themselves on t.v. often end up reinforcing our cultural stereotypes the beautiful north korean women are the best partners for south korean men. of the. shows like love unification the young north korean women are paired with south korean men who proceed to instruct them on the ways of the modern developed country in which they now live the message in there is less than subtle little forms to the south korea nationalistic narrative that north korea is the weaker female nation. that needs protecting by the stronger more muscular in sag harbor. the concern is that such a catholic a church him a chore and objectified image of these women is then extended to all north korean
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defectors and to the north korean population in general. so south koreans may end up looking down the north koreans are thinking we can treat them carelessly and that in gaza. there's another issue that doesn't help with the perception of north koreans on occasion some defectors testimonies have been sketchy and inconsistent parky on me is a defector who became a celebrity after a run on now on my way to meet you his stories attracted a lot of attention one of almost the exact other one. but as discrepancies script into her accounts skepticism group here and free to see a real. or thank you monument but it's almost impossible to fact check these stories and. defectors themselves say the every put in the truth or turns out army matter how it's that person's problem if they say one thing here another thing
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there it is hard to say that north korean people do that or that these programs make them do that their memory may change or they may remember something else at another time but i don't think the programs are to blame our homeland this. there are such cases but at the same time poverty in north korea is real and it's also true that north korea ignores human rights tenants of house over to go in there. and you know how bad it could on water the more so we need to see the story it may not be his or her own story they may have heard it from someone else and made it there but even when that happened the story exists. we need to be a little bit empathetic about the way collective memory and individual memory interact with each other a lot of these people left north korea several years ago as many as twenty in some
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cases quite a lot of them were very young when they left so. in accuracies in their stories should not automatically put down to malice. unknowing. as the genre has expanded so too have the narratives good friends which are aired on the publicly own channel e.b.'s between twenty fifteen and twenty sixteen brought together the north and south korean teenagers in a more sober setting. just hanging out on a kind of not only in the music and on the web some of the younger defectors have begun self publishing on a streaming platform in africa t.v. which he says sort of south korean you tube twitter pretty out and it isn't sure if you're going to click that's all it is john they are self broadcasters interact with the viewers directly through the chat boxes that accompany their broadcasts i checked. out how much and how much to.
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help out allowing for a relatively unfiltered. discussion between south koreans and north koreans without any of the production framing. and they discover that they're not so different after all. they have undoubtedly been a change of rhetoric at the political level how these shows actually improved public understanding you don't. while these programs contribute to making south koreans interested in north korea the majority still think that it's a good state should treat or you don't win the war. and these programs make people think how is it possible for us to live with them no way and so they end up reinforcing anti unification idea and things cause this kind of. north korea is always described as
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a poor state its people are starving their human rights are infringed people see it as pathetic and they feel a sense. alienation but over time the image of your career here has improved and lots of people are realizing that they can actually communicate with north korea to the shows are having a positive effect and that in the protocol. in a situation when a story is about north korea remains politicized and. defectors are rare sources of news that the summation they provide gets turned into in for tame and says much about south korea and the television market and viewing habits as he does about the neighbors to the north. and finally the twenty four hour news business can be a grind sometimes the anchors come off as a bit robotic and there are a couple of news readers at china's state run shin why news agency who come by that honestly because they're not real they've been created using digital compas it's of
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tooth human anchors combined with the latest artificial intelligence technology now you can see what news executives would like about this development they're a i anchor is can work twenty four seventh's they don't have agents and they won't get into any trouble on twitter however there's something about their delivery that's not quite right there in human i mean they could never do this job right right we'll see you next time here at the listening post i think. hello everyone im an english artificial intelligence sanka this is my very first day and saying one is agency i will work tirelessly to keep you informed as texts will be typed into my system uninterrupted who are going to start a how. long from when filtered in your leadership really and your more you you. watch without a low you are watching english news program i may i news anchor in beijing
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sam has a band this is al jazeera live from also coming up yemen's who three rebels say they're ready for a broader see the saudis live coalition wants peace israel's prime minister rejects calls for an early election and warns allies against pulling out of the government . and as the search for victims in the california wildfires the challenge now is west supports all the evacuees. u.s. president donald trump says he doesn't want to listen to a recording of the killing of saudi journalist john moussa shoji he described the recording given to the u.s. by turkey as very violent and very vicious made the comments on fox news in an interview recorded before the cia brief the trumpet ministration media leaks say
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the agency has concluded saudi crown prince mohammed bin ordered the killing also in jordan reports i did not know for the first time u.s. president donald trump says when he knows exactly what's in the audiotape surrounding the death of the saudi journalist jamal khashoggi it's a suffering tape it's a terrible tape i've been fully briefed on it there's no reason for me to hear it in fact i said to the people should i they said you really should and there's no reason i know exactly i know everything that went all the time without having to tell you what happened to trump revealed this information during an interview he taped on friday the same day that several newspapers reported that according to the cia was killed on orders of the saudi crown prince mohammed bin salim on position during the interview and the white house's position now it's still too soon to say who ordered the cheese murder i don't know you know who can really know what if the crown prince speaking to you the president of the united states
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directly lied to you what he told me that he had nothing to do with it he told me that i would say maybe five times in the last two years trump and his son in law jarrett cushion or had grown close to the crown prince they see him as key to their goal of isolating iran into promoting u.s. economic growth but on capitol hill the idea that mohamed bin solomon is a friend of the u.s. is dying i'm going to do whatever i can to place blame where i believe it lies i'm a put it at the feet of the crown prince who has been a destructive force in the middle east embargoed. i did without telling anybody of this war and humans got completely out of control they put the prime minister of lebanon under house arrest is clearly this guy's a wrecking ball some in congress say trump's long running hatred of the intelligence community is keeping him from doing the right thing the president needs to listen to what our intelligence committee has to say what our best professionals assessment is and it's vitally important that this administration not
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allow itself to become part of any saudi coverup and while the u.s. has imposed sanctions on seventeen saudi officials others in congress are pushing for a much tougher punishment we need to punish who ordered this who's in charge and really the only thing they understand over there is strength already there are two efforts underway in congress to block arms sales to the saudis not just to end the civil war in yemen but also to send a message to the white house it won't be allowed to ignore the indefensible rosalyn jordan al-jazeera washington mohamed violence been following the turkish reaction to trump's comments he's outside that sound of consonance in istanbul. we don't have any official reaction here in turkey on the latest that has been discussed and said in washington particularly by president donald trump but we know from the what has been going on and discussed here in turkey that your forty's here are feeling
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that now that this case has been taken to the highest circles in washington there is a sense of relief here in turkey because they have been. trying with the saudi authorities to do things that could lead to a conclusion by for instance handing the suspects to turkey to be tried on the soil where they had committed the crime or or also given information on the whereabouts of the body none of that has been done by the saudis so now they are looking to washington to do more on this case to put more pressure on the saudis and there is as i said a sense of relief that the momentum has been created once again after a sense or a feeling during the last several days or weeks that the situation but the case could could die down and the world could forget about it but now they are east expert taishan here in turkey that something major could be done by way of a breakthrough in washington to determine who gave the order. to kill him. and
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probably bring a. bring this situation to a close very soon salim lone is a foremost senior united nations official who served the spokesman for the un's iraq mission he says for u.s. politicians saudi arabia's behavior has now reached a tipping point those actions very restive and reckless actions. i have come to the floor in the many many people who previously were committed to an alliance with the saudis for a number of reasons to let them realize that serbia really if not a partner that will help american security is a part even the best in any war of value if you're a little it was said that our values are important but our interests think president it is now clear that our interests meaning american interests are actually threatened just look at what happened to the shock it was
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a reckless killing to kill one of president obama once close friend inside turkey and then this limber its body into believe that he could get away with it now it was thought this out it must have thought we have done so much to get to the bottom minister of. lebanon what to do the country what it means in yemen and no one has spoken out against this in any serious weight we can do anything we want yemen's houthi rebels say they're holding drone and missile attacks against saudi arabia and the u.a.e. and the yemeni allies houthi has released a statement saying they're ready for a broader ceasefire if the coalition wants peace much of the recent fighting has centered on the rebel controlled city of data but most of yemen's food and medicine passes through first day the saudi morality coalition briefly pours their strikes on the proceed city before resuming them on sunday in a statement top rebel leader mohammed ali unhealthy said we announce our
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initiatives to stop launching missiles and drones on the us saudi a morality aggressor countries and their allies in yemen in order to stop any justification for their continued aggression or cede to are preparing to freeze and stop military operations on all fronts to reach and just an honorable peace if they really want peace for the people of yemen. has been monitoring the conflict in yemen from duty not the whole thing to ceasefire is a big deal and what this essentially means is in the conflict in yemen us law only inching to it's holding peace talks the oath is say that they made these concession in response to a request from the un special envoy to yemen martin griffiths who had requested them to stop hostilities ben ali all rejected calls coming from the sodium routed coalition for ceasefire saying that course and nothing short of
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a plot to have the coalition's allies in the yemeni group of course this will come as a relief to the hundreds of thousands of people who are still trapped in the day than who've been bracing themselves for more conflict because the whole thing's hughley directed the calls for a cease fire the talks are of course to be held in sweden and sweden has already agreed to host it before the end of the year and the intended populace according to the u.n. special envoy is to have that the parties agree to having peace in yemen with some sort of a transitional government running the country at least five people have been killed after a car bomb exploded in northern iraq sixteen others were wounded in the blasts which happened in the city of to create the explosion took place outside a restaurant security forces of closed most of the city's roads no group has claimed responsibility. all member countries of the gulf cooperation council are
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expected to attend the summit in the saudi capital in january that's according to quaid stepney foreign minister who says it's a gesture of optimism towards thawing relations with carter corot has been a mediator since saudi arabia the u.a.e. bahrain and non g.c.c. member egypt puts a blockade against carter in june last year. of promoting terrorism charge it denies egypt has arrested at least forty human rights lawyers and activists that's according to human rights watch it says the arrests are part of a mass detention campaign targeting people who offer humanitarian and legal support to families of political detainees most of those arrested were taken from their homes following raids by security forces israel's prime minister says he hopes his coalition partners will show responsibility and not bring down the government late on sunday benyamin netanyahu held talks to try and salvage the coalition it
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currently has a one seat majority in parliament his government was thrown into crisis when hardline defense minister avigdor lieberman resigned on wednesday over a cease fire agreement with armed groups in gaza netanyahu says he'll assume the role temporarily stephanie decorous in west jerusalem now with the latest. very confident benjamin netanyahu addressing the israeli public saying that he would be assuming the post of the defense minister but also saying that that decision that he took when it came to a cease fire with hamas was the right one it was a difficult one but he said that the israeli public didn't know all the details of why these decisions are taken basically responding to the criticism that he's been getting from ministers in his government of course for the resignation of abu during even also criticism from the education minister now actually bennett saying
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that he's gone soft calling this a left wing government so this was really a message to the israeli public to say keep your confidence in me i am still what is known as a many israeli seen him as mr security and i've done this for the security of the state of israel it is of course very much also political back and forth we are expecting to hear a press conference now just recently announced tomorrow morning that is from naftali bennett to see whether he'll be pulling out of this government if you does then it will collapse in early elections will be called that hasn't happened at the moment so that we're going to have to watch monday morning how things unfold people will tell you that netanyahu was keen on early elections also because he's facing corruption allegations but not under these circumstances not when it comes to gaza so i think we're going to have to wait and see how this plays out in the next couple of days but many people will tell you even though this was.


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