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zita nairobi. ahead when we come back a worsening shortage of fuel in gaza and how it's affecting the health care providers there. the snow is about to finish in afghanistan that you can see the massive white cloud is drifting snow north is taking its snow with it the bottom half the tell thought was the one that brought the sensor will cross the river but instead produced some decent rain in pakistan is heading to northern india as well to the west so that there is more cloud it's probably just cloud which by monday was sweeping across iraq any precipitation for rain is in turkey and snow in the high ground of turkey which i think will make progress still in the high ground turkey moving eastwards wells through monday night and by choose dates probably gone so the couple of fine looking days the levant syria iraq and areas such as beirut up to about seventeen
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degrees so it's slightly warmer as well still cold at night there fairly obviously the temperatures are slowly recovering on the eastern side of society in qatar as well twenty two as a max the winds to the northerly becoming much lighter about turning it to choose to nothing much in the sky or reacts quite warm twenty five by the time we have in the mozambique channel a proper new unnamed cycle and it's named number ten can you believe anyway it's likely to make landfall in central mozambique shereen monday the winds may not be much of a problem the amount of writings next two days yes probably widespread problems. shadowy financial operations are propping up north korea's economy tempering the elite and fueling the nation's missile intuitions. want to win east investigates north korea's secret money on al-jazeera. satire has never been
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a real easy sell for investment approach are the reserve structural are they understated or overstated they own no shares in your company for the people baas. hello again you're watching. top stories this hour the israeli military says it's struck iranian forces in syria syrian state news says defenses shot down the targets on sunday. rockets in the golan heights turkish president.
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says he's ready to take over control of the man spoke on the phone president trump about the u.s. withdrawal from northern syria and they agreed on the need for a negotiated settlement and joint action against isis. somalia's government is warning of a major offensive against the bab that's two days after the u.s. military said it carried out an strike killing fifty two fighters. a police in athens have used tear gas to prevent angry protesters from entering greece's parliament building tens of thousands of people rallied against a proposed name change deal with neighboring macedonia johnson reports. it took only an hour as peaceful protest before a small group of demonstrators clashed with police desolating for looks over the heads police responded with volleys of tear gas clearing crowds off the square in front of the parliament but most of the thousands of demonstrators who were
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peaceful including families with young children many had traveled overnight from far flung corners of greece to oppose the government but last week survived a vote of confidence with a razor thin majority a hundred fifty one m.p.'s in the three hundred seat legislature that's majority is likely to post a message in the name change deal by the end of the one. i must capture your kid years. to write out one hundred fifty times there is only ball macedonia and it's his greek can make it on a map. my grandfather a force in macedonia we cannot allow it to be sold out we are losing our values some people of the shoeing a new order they want to access the sea through the port of cecille any truckie will be the next to go then will lose a chunk of greece to albania. greece is original position was that it would not allow a neighboring state to use the name of its northern region of macedonia a decade ago it agreed to allow use of that name along with an adjective and last
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year recognized north of macedonia but that country has now ratified the deal and it is now greece's. but the agreement has angered many here because it allows the people of north macedonia to call themselves macedonians rather the north macedonians and recognises their language as macedonian with the preface agreement to have. it where the north macedonia. and at the same time we give the rights to the citizens of these states to mono polis the word macedonia for their citizens he nationality if you give the long words this is called identity. and we do not want to offer it to one of the states of the area that i. the macedonian aid in. the agreement is a bitter pill for most greeks some have decided to swallow it but many have not these demonstrations have reverted to the original hard line position and they want
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prime minister alexis tsipras to declare a referendum is unlikely to take that route he knows the deal is unpopular but vows to push it through parliament with his one vote majority by the end of the jumps are open less al-jazeera athens. and muslims in the southern. voting in a referendum for greater self government in their region two million people in the mid may now region will vote whether to back a plan by separatists and the government to create an area known as bangsamoro it is an effort to end more than four decades of conflict let's go live now to jim duggan in mindanao so jamil you're in one of the precincts in. talk to us about how the voting is going there so far. well you know i had them the situation is although the tension here is quite high we are at one of the precincts
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here in cut about this fifty one of the perhaps the highly contested area or a city on this level just about six am local time here state forces found an unexploded hand grenade here it kind of increased the sentient in the area but that did not stop the polling operations to continue at this point it will be about two hours before polls closed here and about half of the voters have already turned up the situation is similar in many other areas of them it's important to remember that so many areas mindanao are now out the vote and now have to undergo this plebiscite process which will hopefully believe the way for a lasting peace dividend for those who believe on this plebiscite has them and there's high expectations there over this new autonomy a majority of supporters believe this will finally pave the way for peace in mindanao but will the leadership there be able to live up to the expectations. well
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that's exactly the biggest question here and that is because the more islamic liberation front and its supporters have really lobbied hard for this plebiscite it this is part of a more than almost twenty years of negotiations today we were with the leaders of the more islamic liberation front as they cast their votes for the first time basically signaling that they are willing to go through the country's democratic process but that them it is important to remember that this is just part of a long process of transition that is the most difficult part of this it's thirty five thousand fighters of the more islamic liberation front and what is important here really is incentive that those who have been fighting for greater autonomy for greater self-determination will be given jobs better opportunities so this is this what is critical here is that both the national government the local government and the leaders of the m.i.l.f. be able to temper expectations because when these expectations are not met that is
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when we see others winter groups coming in and taking advantage of the restlessness of many of these areas has them big day for the future of their region jamil and going live in mindanao five hospitals in the gaza strip are facing closure because of fuel shortages hospitals rely on diesel generators when there are blackouts from gaza's only power station strasser before from gaza. refer to sort of the has suffered kidney problems life which in your old needs dialysis treatment times a week. put fuel to power hospital generates as he's fast running out his father says he has applied many times to have refined treated in israel but they have always refused. all for i am really concerned because my son relies on these three things because it is unique to these machines and keep my son alive because we stop him with and that scares me the. ministry of health says at least five
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hospitals where hundreds of patients need vital lifesaving treatment the various illnesses including cancer all face closure and this fuel is supplied soon. fuel shortages throughout israel's world and ten you. can see blockade but the ministry of health saying the situation of hospitals like this one with respect to the amount of fuel they have for their generators has reached a critical point and there are numerous reasons why the palestinian authority led by president mahmoud abbas based in new york you applied west bank has restricted gauls as electricity supply for years to put pressure on hamas. reconciliation efforts between hamas and fatah which dominates the palestinian authority have failed to heal the rift which is lost more than a decade the israeli government is also being blamed it blocked the third
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installment of fifteen million dollars from cancer after rockets were fired from the besieged palestinian territory earlier this month the country cash is needed to pay thousands of hamas employees and to buy fuel for gaza's only power station but many israelis objected to the government allowing any money into gaza hamas with an election jew in a pool it seems prime minister binyamin netanyahu at first balance of the pressure but now says the transfer of the casa money will be allowed. the noise accusations of exaggerating the fuel crisis so its employees get paid. as ministry of health says money from international donors to buy generate a few has all but dried up. we have for the last two weeks been in a very complicated situation it is very serious this has become a critical humanitarian issue for thousands of patients and hospitals across gaza.
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to and thousands of palestinian patients like his son know the difficulties of getting life saving medical treatment under the siege who go on. gaza are stray shellfire in libya has killed a news camera man who works for al-jazeera and other leading media organizations thirty five. been died on saturday while on assignment with the libyan militia fighting between rival militias in libya has killed and injured hundreds of . police in sudan have fired tear gas to break up the latest protest against the president's security forces were deployed to assess student demonstrations in the capital hard to rallies calling for the end of almost thirty years also held in the city of. rights groups say at least fifty people killed since protests began a month ago over the rising cost of bread president bashir is blaming his opponents
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for inciting protesters. some young men wanted to express themselves and protest following but there were some infiltrators and separate servers who took the opportunity to put their way they are the ones who are burning and destroying public properties they are the ones who infiltrated these protests to kill demonstrators. the african union says its first bond a high level visit to the democratic republic of congo opposition leader martin for you is challenging a final ruling from the top court declaring his rival felix just a k.d. the winner of the presidential election amid a miller has more from kinshasa. the highest court in the democratic republic of congo announcing the next president felix. the. constitutional court judges dismissed an appeal by his rival martin for you who alleged widespread vote rigging on polling day last month. are you accused you say
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kitty of making a power sharing deal with the outgoing president joseph kabila both deny that by you lose refusing to accept the court's ruling and is urging everyone to reject. this i consider myself the only legitimate president of the democratic republic of congo i call on the congolese people not to recognize someone who would take on that role illegitimately nor to a by orders coming from him. well for you know call for peaceful protests the streets of the capital kinshasa appeared as they would on any other sunday calm and quiet. unlike the celebrate two scenes by security supporters that greeted the final ruling by the constitutional court. some of service say despite the allegations of vote rigging the promise of a new face of the presidency may be enough to allow for a smooth handover of power and that it's both
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a victory and loss for congo's opposition should understand our concerns joseph kabila will wield power when he leaves office is behind this is behind the decision but it depends the way just secured the rule during a disturbed youth cuts the relationship with god but our distance. is not yet finished he's still there despite the allegations and denials of murky deals to get elected just a kid is due to be sworn in on choose dame there's been a mixed reaction from the international community the southern african development community has welcomed the results appealing for everyone to accept the court's ruling while the european and african union say they have serious concerns about the final result what they have to say may be of little importance for many congolese who want to separating change from their new leader from either milan
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al-jazeera kinshasa or china's economic growth has fallen to an almost three decade low the world's second largest economy expanded by just six point six percent last year that's the slowest growth rate in twenty eight years economic activity called sharply in the fourth quarter of twenty eighteen as china and the u.s. launched a trade war of the un special rapporteur on human rights in myanmar has arrived in cox's bazar in bangladesh to assess the plight of or hinder refugees more than nine hundred thousand have settled there natasha honeymoon is there. the un special rapporteur on human rights in myanmar has been shut out by me in march the government won't allow her access to the country and is not cooperating so her work is confined to neighboring countries and bangladesh factors in greatly the u.n.
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says there are now more the nine hundred thousand will hinder refugees living here the both of them came during a spike of violence in august twenty seventh team and now they are spread across a mega i can't here in cox's bazaar now it's the dry season the monsoons are behind people and life has become a little easier but as you can see sanitation lack of access to clean water and latrines can use to new to be concerned if you look here there are workers trying to prepare the can for floods that are inevitable in this part of the world there is also concern about a lost generation of children two to the lack of schools the mood here has improved considerably since last november that is when the bangladeshi government abandoned a repatriation plan in an undisclosed agreement with the government of myanmar bangladesh had hoped to return about twenty two hundred refugees to me and bar the
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un warned that that could be a violation of international law there was a real outcry here and that play on it was halted so now the un special report her is shifting her attention to an island called bastion sorry it's a remote island and the government is hoping to shift a significant portion of the rohingya refugees here to that island it is in the path of typhoons and cycling's it's prone to flooding it's literally called a floating island it's comprised primarily of silt but the bangladeshi government has already begun construction on housing and human rights groups say that refugees might not have access to basic services they've even called this island like living in a prison so the u.n. special reporter is hoping to go to beslan chart no word yet on whether or not she'll be allowed access. now people living in much of the northern and western hemisphere have been able to watch a rare lunar eclipse it's called the super blood that was noon and it happened
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because of an unusual set of circumstances the moon is closer to the earth and appears redder and brighter a spectacular view will last about five hours the next one will happen in twenty thirty seven so enjoy it while you can. this is these are the top stories the israeli military has announced as strikes on iranian targets in syria a video posted to social media purports to show missiles into sept of near damascus on sunday israel said it intercepted a rocket fired at the golan heights from syria but in a highly unusual move the israeli military is confirming that strikes have been taking place against targets inside syria as the operation has been going on these removed he is saying that it striking iranian quds forces targets inside
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syrian territory and it is warning the syrian armed forces against striking against israeli military targets or against israeli territory the syrian state media is saying that its forces have forty what it calls hostile targets over syrian airspace a turkish president richard when says his forces are ready to take over control of man wish he spoke on the phone to president trump about the u.s. will draw from northern syria they agreed on the need for a negotiated settlement and joint action against eyesore. sudan's president omar bashir remains defiant in the face of continued protests he's blamed for an infiltrator violence that's killed dozens of people protests began a month ago of rising living costs and have since widened to call for the end of bashir thirty year rule the government says twenty six people have been killed the rights groups say at least fifty have died somalian government is warning of
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a major offensive against the group. comes just two days after the u.s. military said it carried out an airstrike killing fifty two fighters those are the headlines we're back in half an hour one i want to is next. in search of a safer neighborhood. we came in our house and. put my family in a home. that's a problem for me struggling to secure a home. so we don't we could potentially lose the house and living paycheck to paycheck there's nobody to blame and live with the consequences every day of the. hard. on al-jazeera. north korea has one of the poorest economies in the world crippled by global
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sanctions there's barely enough money to go around at least officially unknown to most north koreans shadowy state agencies operate around the world they are in billions of dollars for the country or more specifically for leader kim jong il helping fund his nuclear ambitions and steve cho on this episode one on one east follows the trail of north korea's secret money. solve just fifty kilometers from the border with north korea. over the past twenty years the south korean capital has become one of the book she says it. was it's also become a place of refuge for north korean defectors. this young high ranking north korean
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official fled thousands of kilometers across china to start a new life here he's been living with a new identity michael kim he works part time as a museum attendant in the capital only one in this whole city is all shipped. by their house or is it to us or a home or saw kinds of entity it took us here when the politicos ongo or thirty because it was done in the dream is a highway in the into forty years or top gear's off its. head of those who are worse off. who turned their. guns on board. the commissary. we joined it. oh here's a then. two hundred deal. coheres i said to enjoy about us on
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this course religious cult that. is all you know one with some. i don't i'm a better. person and outside of the us an issue causes muslim bolden killed egypt when they're called cox among us how our under twenty years are. highly paid so we hire him and. fled without giving any warning to his family. he'd stopped believing in the regime and knew too much. despite the risks he agreed to our interview he hopes to become too well known to be secretly killed. reports from men and women who played a role in office thirty nine the keepers of all the financial secrets of north
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korea are rare. to flee overseas means putting yourself and also your family back in north korea in danger. but it was the government that sent him ill halfway across the world to a construction site in the kuwaiti desert. in which i turned up with the know how to do was you know will cause you know good poem or piling a lot of power you know i do. need to go. she does have all either me or all the t.v. opinions she invited she needn't pay will be much in the car in the movies hundred any qualms haunted by jingo. you this isn't true what are you going to contest in the car. militaries are still here and they're going to call if there were near a yes man there from the we don't. fall
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in iran. joe. was however the new crew. about two hundred. and when we. can do really. who don't. really even know who can look here. tom is image even. more. education than the. north koreans started sending workers abroad in one nine hundred seventy four.
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slowly a gigantic network of secret companies and financial institutions developed. to bring money to office thirty nine. as a representative of the north korean north east asia bank in singapore. made tens of millions of dollars to his country. in two thousand and three suspected him of revealing information about the country's finances. he fled to song today the expense works for the south korean security agency working against the regime he once been attorney loyalty to. our main goal is to make four in cash and this foreign cash business is secret complete secret office number three nine communion of creating that the system is set up like it's
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all north korean institutions where these foreign cash is generated there is to report it to kitchen to the top and then should bring that should pay that in cash to family knowledge in zone and the fortunes of europe so she get there all this and then spend it or according to his priorities so two economies one is chin family economy and the other one is the national economy run by the cabinet and run by their so called in a central planning their different group careers you know at most one hundred and fifty thousand maybe fifty thousand in russia and little more in china and other asean scattered around the world so true than fifty thought and they
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make a lot of money there's only. so seventy percent eighty percentage of the salary cuts. and sent to the state in the party so if they make all of them a hundred dollars then the amount is a much smaller man knowing it. put in your own. pair were schmoe fifteen million fifteen million a month they don't make only one hundred years bucks a year or month in they make more maybe several hundred at least. so a lot of money is going to control. the volume of their cash income jim's own winds fund increased dramatically in the past in the past twenty
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years in the past twenty years so he can buy. and he can. do continue this in a nuclear and missile program in the colony younger than his mother daughters are not of the way home you know will got us over more. i laid it on low for a while three cause we don't know you would follow joel or do a lot for. trying to do and i. believe it was a victory stand. among one. on the edge of the mongolian step buildings just office space every day the mongolian capital all and but all grows bigger. mongolia was
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a communist country for more than seventy years its monumental buildings stem from that era. but after the fall of the soviet union in braced capitalism. ever since rural people have been flooding into the cities. all the bustle needs new apartments but there's not enough local workers so mongolia was from china vietnam and north korea. the mongolian work is used for the exterior work the basic qualified north koreans take care of the interior. the workers from pyongyang i watched day and night. we sending out translation. is to know this was also does bell and such also just. need to do is to do need to know some of this to. come up with the right how do we
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do it ourselves for the last year that would lead to the for all that since there are. usually they can only go outside in groups so they can watch over each other. put in the market alleys of pool and the tall we catch sight of a north korean worker and he seems to be along. for the joke for two good vocal rules of the book but also to. roam. onto a civil war with them just. for their. own good called digital and united by a combatant by a far call to the work of the. river.
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just sit. on the bottom. when will the rule of the robot up to. the tree. roots. still. show i will cut your music told just as a group rule the us rules or is what i'm not sure but you're losing isn't it awful . there are an estimated one thousand two hundred rolls koreans working in mongolia . the companies transfer the y. g.'s directly to the north korean embassy in berlin the toll. most is confiscated by the regime. the workers only perceive a small amount to send back to their families in north korea.


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