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and the similarities of cultures across the world. so no matter where you call home al-jazeera will bring in the news and current affairs that matter to. al-jazeera. more death and devastation in the disputed kashmir region after indian and pakistani troops exchanged fire. hello on a star and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. hundreds of thousands of algerians take to the streets demanding their president should not run for a fifth. a push for peace in afghanistan as attacks by the taliban continue
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. and why i still may be gone but hundreds of thousands of years are still suffering and more than iraq. at least three people have died and cross border shelling between india and pakistan and the disputed kashmir region indian officials say a mother and her two children were killed by pakistani artillery fire has a house in indian administered kashmir near the line of control several others have been taken to hospital with injuries tensions remain high after new delhi said they shot down each other's jets on wednesday. it was around nine o'clock at night when the heavy shelling started we were sleeping inside our room my kids got scared so i picked them up and ran to the other room i opened the door and as i was about to enter the room the shell landed destroying the house and killed the girl the boy and their mother. well the indian pilot captured by pakistan during those
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strikes has had a medical check up after being released wing commander. was welcomed at the border on friday two days off to his plane was shot down and pakistan administered kashmir has to mail reports from new delhi. at the walk a border crossing in punjab wing commander of the number environment is released from pakistani custody back to india two days after his aircraft was shot down. as i was going to go to work was the last i was going to. hear all day and then i want you to know obviously if you're not going to get. this check up there's one good particularly because the officer has hacked. from an arab in ridgewood have orders and died aboard. is happy to have gotten back a former colonel in the indian army says at best the decision to hand him over so
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quickly has been begrudgingly welcomed by india but that doesn't do enough to overcome the lingering mistrust yards of mistrust that have been generated by this pakistan for men to terrorism and support to the insurgency in kashmir these are the real key issues kashmir terrorism. the celebrations at the border are unlikely to last long as the roots of the kashmir dispute remain deep seated as attempts are made to deescalate tensions between india and pakistan continue to complain they're the ones caught in the middle and those from indeed in mr kashmir accuse the indian government of not doing enough for them not just now but over many years just before the pilots release there was a funeral in indian administered kashmir it was for woman killed by shelling between india and pakistan that began on wednesday across the line of control that divides kashmir people here complain they always suffer when pakistan. in an india
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fight and there's renewed concerns about the indian government's policies in the administered kashmir a new crop of young educated people they have taken to the stones but this is something which is unprecedented that this former kashmiri civil servant made news for resigning from his post to protest against the government new delhi's policies policies he says are far more militaristic leaving no room for peaceful negotiation but we have seen the old institutions of dialogue negotiation those being kind of becoming very relevant and no important and no significant political initiative from delhi has been there for the last few years. the indian government has long complained that pakistan supports groups who promote violence in kashmir whoever is to blame for the under arrest in the disputed region all these indians want to do for now celebrate the release of their pilot as jamil al jazeera you delhi. raman is live from new delhi so tell us more about the shelling that took place on
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the border. yes it's been ongoing really for several weeks now it's not just a recent occurrence if we talk about the initial. dogfighter of military aircraft over kashmir that we've has been our top story on al jazeera and the capture of the indian pilots have taken precedent over the ongoing shelling that continues on a day by day basis as you saw investors reporter there was that one woman in two died due to shelling on the thursday and then later on friday afternoon the shelling began again in the region according to indian officials you saw one man talking about how his wife and two children had been killed when a shell hit their house and that's also in just well now fifty kilometers north of that is a small village called and it's much closer to the line of control and we're also
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hearing reports that overnight civilians were evacuated from the area and taken to safer locations because they too were coming under heavy bombardment this is ongoing and that tension remains the same so inevitably while the focus may have been on a pilot that was captured by the pakistanis and returned back to india for civilians at large in indian administered kashmir that the pain of the trauma of what they're experiencing continues on a day by day basis so what happens now that this pilot's been released to say tensions are still high on the border but are diplomatic tensions dissipating. yes it's certainly an interesting story this continues to develop in different ways we know that i've been under no the wing commander who was returned to india on friday even very late on friday evening here in terms of indian time is now an air
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force hostel undergoing medical treatment and deep briefing we don't expect any formal press conference with him in the forseeable future for the moment but what we do have is obviously the people and the press absolutely focused on his story and this is what the national press is saying in india on saturday the indian express. in his civilian clothing at the white border as he returns back to india that of course the times of india fifty years. fifty to fifty years back is that boycotted the organization of islamic conference that was being held in abu dhabi there the indian foreign minister had spoken to over fifty. muslim majority countries and a captive audience for her to explain india's position of the experience of the indian government and indian people in terms of terror she most vocally attacked
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pakistan as being a sponsor state sponsor of terror and of course now the pakistani foreign minister according to the newspaper is also claiming that the the man behind or the man who inspired the attack on military personnel and pull wire in february is based in pakistan. you talk about the pressure to study and this is what it's all about you know the pilot may be back but new delhi's continue to put pressure on pakistan and that's where the focus lies for new delhi they want to get the pilot back first and then we assume we will find out what india's next move will be they play their presentations to a largely a large gathering of islamic nations as i said at the oh i see in abu dhabi that's been a huge. positive point for the indian government they will then continue with their position certainly with the americans and the e.u. and it really is a battle of the p.r. game you know who can actually get their message across and be listened to by
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influential powers so at the moment it's a wait and see as to what new delhi will do next out of syria so how raman live for us in new delhi thank you. well hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across algeria demanding that their eighty one year old president pulls out of next month's elections. has been in power for twenty years he's planning to run for a fifth but protesters say he's unfit for the job reports. they are the biggest demonstrations in algeria in decades this is the country's capital. there are similar scenes in several other cities that demanded the country's ailing president up to lizzie's beautifully co withdrawals from the country's forthcoming presidential election. the student led protests have been growing in recent days ever since the eighty one year old leader issued a statement announcing his intention to run for a fifth term algerian journalists have also joined the growing demonstrations
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calling for greater press freedom and political reform. was elected president in one thousand nine hundred ninety nine. but after suffering a debilitating stroke six years ago he's rarely seen in public and hasn't given a speech in years here he is in twenty seven t. too frail to cast his final it without help. demonstrators say he's too weak to leave. it's widely believed the country's really run by a group of military and civilian advisors who failed to find a successor to ensure the continuity of the country's leading party but national liberation front the parties repeatedly said the elections will be free and transparent or reasonable the standard is not here who reads the. it's the group behind the group in the process. of the so-called economic leaving business.
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only in the security. you are trying to force. continuity in power not really. beautifully here presided over the end of the bloody algerian civil war in two thousand and two and a return to international affairs following decades of isolation but demonstrators say it's time for algeria's longest serving head of state to retire from politics leave al-jazeera the taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base in afghanistan which killed at least twenty three afghan soldiers the sure about base in helmand province is shared by afghan and american troops the afghan defense ministry says twenty attackers including eight through a side bombers were killed meanwhile high level talks between the united states and the taliban are expected to resume on saturday in doha u.s. envoy is on there says an earlier round ended with unprecedented progress to end
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the seventeen year war the taliban is refusing to directly in a go shake with the afghan government and it wants foreign forces to withdraw its delegation is led by the co-founder of the group ghani baradar and at the same time a thousands of women have met in provinces across afghanistan to ensure their rights are protected during peace negotiations their demands were voiced at a conference in kabul and in the shadow of the taliban u.s. talks they listed their concerns should any deal be successful shot at best reports . afghan woman a refusing to be left behind in political negotiations they say they want to present a unified front as the taliban in the united states hold talks to end seventeen years of who today there are four women behind them a fifteen thousand other ground i spoke after the largest ever national women's jirga council as the taliban met with the u.s. and doha this was
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a parallel meeting except men were replaced by woman might get everyone came to say their perspective it was a proud moment for me among these women we cannot travel to other provinces because of security but this allowed us to be united the national women's jirga was the result of a grassroots movement that began in kabul in august and spirit to all of afghanistan's thirty four provinces influential women from each province late the meetings the format included a question and answer session where they discussed women's legal and constitutional rights their role in islam and afghan culture then each province wrote a statement of their demands for peace these declarations blind what they want and will fight for should the u.s. and taliban agree to a deal a scene a sufi is the acting minister of information and culture the government backs the woman's jirga but she denied they were all president danny supporters they were not all government to they were all women who believed in
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who have analyzed their involvement from different social economic political and nonpolitical government non-government civil society addresses where they would. see that we have federal there is concern the taliban could roll back hard for women's rights but many women say it's conservative afghan values that they're rallying against and need protection from the provincial means. holden secret to protect woman from any backlash the woman's jurga highly guarded be set us on that most people are not among the taliban but they are like taliban just suited thais we can understand from their words that we are in danger they have the old conservative mentality that it's a threat for us and we feel they may try to kill us president danny is organizing a lawyer jirga in mid march with four thousand people men and women it's
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a national council to discuss their priorities in future negotiations these women will be there to determine that their voices are not forgotten shiela ballasts. weather is next but still ahead on al-jazeera the best the battle between chinese tech company huawei and the u.s. continues as canada makes a decision. and a hard slog when you look at why it's taking so long to came up one of the world's most they said revenues. how it was to install me again in the adriatic this time it's thunderstorms on talking about you can see it in satellite picture running down through its really nasty little arc of cloud here on the way just to the foot of greece part of a conglomeration of various bits of clouds deep enough to bring rain reason snow
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briefly on the alsa typically although it's now much windier year but still more cold yes it's only six in berlin three more so that's more us where it should be it's ten in vienna and we're still in the teens in london and paris twenty midriff there is no flight more movable if you like is windy weather this is stormy stuff comes in the british isles that have been heading towards scandinavia and it's still cold enough in sweden and norway the snow and that's true the baltic states and probably touching to belarus otherwise these temperature on the high side of normal for march now boston eastern med it's been generally fine recently with the winds winds quite strong suit to newsy and that's one reason why we kept down to eighteen in tunis so breezy weather if you are rather windy than the quiet than to most north africa until you get down towards west africa so not cheery and gonna have both seen a lot of cloud recently and reported significant rain yet the showers come in early and they're still there in the forecast on surprisingly. who was
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cross border shelling between india and pakistan in the disputed kashmir region indian officials say a mother and her two children were killed tensions remain high after new delhi said they shot down each other's jets on wednesday. hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across algeria over president was a freak is planning to run for a fifth term next month police fired tear gas at some protesters in algiers but the demonstrations were mostly peaceful. the taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base in afghanistan which killed at least twenty three afghan soldiers high level talks between the u.s. and taliban are expected to resume and qatar on saturday. well north korean leader kim jong un is on his way back home after four days in vietnam kim took an ahmed train from the china vietnam border he stayed on and hunted for an official visit after denuclearization talks broke down with u.s.
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president donald trump vietnam's relationship with the us was supposed to be an example for pyongyang it too was once considered an enemy of washington our diplomatic editor james bays has more from hanoi. well he stayed on here in vietnam for an extra two days because he has to take advantage of the fact he is here he runs an isolated country there are the most comprehensive sanctions on north korea of any country ever in the world so being here in the port and asian country one that's an economic powerhouse has seen growth well in the double figures for more than twenty years he needs to make relationships in places like this he has having gone to the to move the cochairmen to the most elite paid his respects to a man who was a contemporary of his own grandfather headed back to china and back on that train a very long journey all the way across china i think time for
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a real reflection from the north korean leader did he overplay his hand but also going for so many sanctions to be lifted something that the americans thought was a step too far under step early this likely diplomatic process has been going now for a year since the winter olympics in that time there's always been a next step right now because of the collapse of these talks there really isn't a next step but i think it now falls to the south koreans and president moon he's talked about another summit with him and they've talked about having that summit in seoul to build on their own. relationship between the two countries that summit that takes place i think is now going to have to try to rescue the process the parents of an american student who died after being detained in north korea blaming leader kim jong un for his death they've spoken off to try and lavished praise on ten during the summit on how warm beer died shortly after returning to the u.s.
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in twenty seventeen his parents accuse north korea of inflicting unimaginable cruelty and injury manatee on their son can denies any knowledge of warm beer been criticized for saying he believes north korea's leader. well u.s. president donald trump has asked china to lift all tariffs on american agricultural products he says it's because trade talks between the world's two largest economies are progressing well trump also pointed out that he didn't impose twenty five percent tariffs on friday as he did originally planned china and the u.s. are trying to negotiate a way out of a trade war that seen tit for tat hikes in tariffs since last year. hallways chief financial officer will appear in court next week after canada allowed an extradition request to proceed then longo was arrested at vancouver airport in december at the request of the us government is accuses moaning and the chinese tech giant of conspiring to violate sanctions on iran the case triggered a diplomatic route between canada and china beijing says it will be watching the
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case closely to. justice will prevail in the end you know in fact not only the chinese and canadian citizens but the whole world is extremely interested to hear how the canadian government answers this question and venezuela's opposition leader is now in argentina he's on a diplomatic mission to shore up lassen american support for the removal of president nicolas maduro. will meet argentinian president merits your mockery after visiting paraguayan on friday seeking international backing for a transition of power in venezuela the us is also imposing new sanctions and revoking visas of senior venezuelan officials over maduro's crackdown on western aid well kurdish forces in syria say they expect the battle to retake eisel last held area to be over soon u.s. backed syrian democratic forces launched the final push against eisel in the village of booze on friday the last remaining group of civilians was evacuated just
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hours earlier thousands of people have left in recent weeks and they're being taken to a camp near the iraqi border. and the defeat of eisel in the northern iraqi town of twenty fifteen has left a power vacuum the area is rife with competing groups vying for control back of agreements among them is preventing thousands of people from the minority community who fled from from returning home stratford reports from the uk will there's a piece of fears icily the killed his wife like many young women sold into slavery she disappeared in two thousand and fourteen when along with tens of thousands of other families from iraq's minority easy the community they tried to flee the eisel offensive on since i saw was defeated in sin jar in nov twenty fifth dean now mirrors his children and sick father are among a few years e.d.'s who have returned. with some of their wise advice
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a ruled over everything they sabotage the lads and killed our relatives and neighbors what i saw was kicked out they left nothing behind we still don't have much left to eat or to drink. it's estimated around seventy percent of city job was destroyed in the battle against isis but it's not just the delay in reconstruction that's preventing people from returning to their homes. there are various military forces and groups in the area but according to commanders little cooperation between. what remains of the town of sin jaw is in that direction behind the tile and you have a p.k. k. forces in control of that area to my left over those mountains there is the iraqi army and pro iran all groups known as hotshot a shabby i'm standing on a peshmerga position one of the main reasons why thousands of people cannot go back to singe are to try and restart their lives because of the lack of coordination
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between the various forces operating in this area. the u.s. either you in turkey consider the kurdish p k k to be a terrorist organization it's been fighting for an independent kurdish state for more than thirty years and there's been tension between the iraqi federal government and the semi autonomous kurdish regional government of northern iraq over disputed territories for decades. for various forces in and outside sin job reaching consensus to better administer the towns political and security situation they've been not returning to their homes because there's no long term solution being implemented by the authorities around two hundred thousand years edis have little choice but to live in poli equipped camps in the kurdish regional iraq who of them want this issue ation singe out is critical here the
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political bickering and security tension among the various forces is overshadowing on the town's future the only solution to move forward is to pull all these forces out and let the people of the town decide their fate these e.d.'s often called iraq's forgotten people of the suffering some of the worst atrocities on the eisel political violence and distrust means they are now also struggling to rebuild their lives. at al-jazeera more northern iraq. saudi activists who are arrested on accusations of undermining security and harming national unity last year it will be a person on trial prosecutors say they have completed investigations and preparing court referrals rights groups say the cases include mostly detained women activists who campaigned for the right to drive. a came up of one of the world's most produce and rivers is taking longer than expected every day about twenty thousand tons of
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waste and three hundred forty thousand tons of waste water into the treasure and indonesia reports from bandung in west java on why it's such a tough job. cleaning up indonesia's most polluted river is a huge undertaking even the military's involved machines have been brought in to bury the tons of rubbish fished out from the cheetah it's been a year since the government launched a program to clean up the river but one military commander tells us progress has been slow with an action plan only put in place recently but they would number out the school we were supposed to have four thousand six hundred military personnel working on this last year but we only had one thousand six hundred this year because of a lack of funds four hundred of us involved thankfully the villages see the benefits of this program so they've been helping us so. the cheeto river flows
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through northwest java and provides eighty percent of the water supply for the capital jakarta this photo taken in january by a local environmental group shows untreated waste from a textile factory dumped directly into the river runoff from farms upstream also contribute to the contamination a government agency that routinely tests the quality of water in the cheeto room says it went from bad to worse last year. the slow progress is even more apparent in other areas this looks like a landfill but it's really part of the river the surface is completely covered with all kinds of rubbish plastic bags bottles but here you get a sense of the scale of the problem and just how massive the cleanup effort is. the plan to rehabilitate the river isn't only about improving water quality floating garbage clogs up drainage the river frequently overflows during the rainy season.
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people in the village of cheap have had to endure floods year after year an example . in a young man with a gun would remind you that when you look at this this happens every time it floods our streets and homes get covered in mud and trash and i worry not for myself but for my children and grandchildren. the newly appointed governor of west java indonesia's most populous province has been tossed to the cleanup making. much progress. the perception. of five years stephanie a different from the degree we will show the world from the dirty years to the further we can become one of. the for us. to make good on his word he'll have to ensure not only that the river is cleaned up but that the laws that punish those who pollute the river on forced florence. indonesia.
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space x. has launched an historic slice of its first space ship designed to carry astronauts . but. the un man's test flight is a milestone for the company earned by billionaire lusk nasa has asked space x. and boeing to come up with technology to allow it to resume and space missions it's suspended its service in twenty eleven due to rising costs. hello i'm mr hall with the headlines on al-jazeera at least three people have died in cross border shelling between india and pakistan in the disputed kashmir region indian officials say a mother and her two children were killed when pakistani artillery fire hazard. house in indian administered kashmir near the line of control tensions remain high after islamabad and new delhi said they shut down each other's jets on wednesday so
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hell raman has more from new delhi. the tension is than it has been for several weeks now and certainly overnight on friday what we've been able to ascertain is that shelling in the pinch area again hit villages one house in particular where a mother and her two young children were killed instantly and the father is critically ill that he's in hospital even. round about fifty kilometers further north of pooches a small area of three very close to the line of control and there the shelling was so heavy that people have been evacuated hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across algeria over president others as is beautifully his plan to run for a fifth term next month police fired tear gas at some protesters in algiers but the demonstrations were mostly peaceful. the taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base in afghanistan which killed at least twenty three afghan soldiers high level talks between the u.s.
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and the taliban are expected to resume and cattle later on saturday while ways chief financial officer will appear in court next week after canada allowed an extradition request to proceed then longo was arrested at vancouver airport in december at the request of the us government is accuses mang and the chinese tech giant of conspiring to violate sanctions on iran the case has triggered a diplomatic route between calibur and china. kurdish forces in syria say they expect the battle to retake eisel last held area to be over soon u.s. backed syrian democratic forces launched the final push against eisel in the village of pagodas on friday the last remaining group of civilians was evacuated just hours alyea thousands of people have left in recent weeks those are the headlines next stop the listening post do stay with us. with a new leader in brazil comes changes to how we deals with it it's really in the u.s.
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brazil's vice president is playing an active role of president asked you not to talk to the press but you're still talking the president just told me to be careful the vice president of brazil talks to al-jazeera. and almost no one race to really show the text points right and the rich are getting gushing about. the lack of a. very. fine and i think . this is. hello i'm richard gaisford and you're at the listening post here are some of the media stories we're covering this week how one interview that was never even broadcast your. tax reform on the news agenda a news anchor in israel learned the hard way about what can or cannot be said about the occupation and israeli soldiers like father like mother.


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