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now we've seen a number of steps that european governments have taken to counter iran's nuclear threats to peace and security we expect that will continue you and i knew that when sanctions are put in place it's to send a message what message are you sending to the iranians and also by extension to your dominance the message that we're sending to the iranian regime is that you can you can start behaving like a normal nation or you can watch your economy crumble and this is the price that iran pays for being an outlaw regime or the white house says eisel no longer has any territory in syria but u.s. backed rebels the syrians on crowded forces say they're still heavy fighting with ice a limbo whose that's where the armed group has been making its last has been making its last stand the territorial defeat of feisal will be the end results of a four and a half year campaign. students in new zealand have led what they've called a march for love eight days after fifty people were killed in a shooting spree at two mosques it's the latest solidarity event in the wake of the
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attacks blamed on a white supremacist andrew thomas is in christ church. unlike other things like of the last seven days this is not about mourning that dates but rather celebrating the dog versity across church and new zealand as a response in reaction to the events of last friday this is we told you nice boy. your student a high school wanted you feeling something. i didn't think it seemed to be really strong research from you. it really wasn't that can make a change a bit in terms of communication in the direction would be tolerating it in the future it would yeah and i think it's really showing the world and. thanks and i will probably three or four thousand people who can through the streets of central christchurch that it's events you can see them all wearing bright colors they can encourage do that and smile at each other some people and you can hear i think you . this much started in the populace at the most of the time happened on friday the
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pigmy they've looped around off the wall of flowers that people are still leaving move in a week and then we move back towards the little speeches on themselves plenty more head on the odds are in his hour including south american leaders form a new regional club but doesn't have any hope of solving venezuela's crisis we'll speak to families still waiting for loved ones to be released under a prisoner swap deal in yemen and in sport amateur boxing hopes to be back in favor for the tokyo twenty twenty olympics. but first algerians have been out in huge numbers for a fifth straight friday calling not only for the president to go. the rest of the government too they rallied in the capital algiers and in cities and towns elsewhere as more of the president's allies abandoned him mohammad joan reports.
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for the fifth friday in a row demonstrators across algeria forward into the streets gray skies did not cloud their enthusiasm rain could not dampen their passion appropriate to the occasion this man carried an umbrella designed in the colors of his country's flag . saying we're coming from all over the country we're all one united under the umbrella of one nation we will keep protesting in the sun in the rain until we get what we want it's been almost a month since demonstrators led by the young began demanding president eyes he's with a fully withdraw from running for a fifth term in office the eighty two year old leader reversed his decision to stand for reelection but he also postponed polls that were due in april until he said political reforms could be implemented he remains the nominal head of the transition process which hasn't just further angered the protesters it's also deepened their resolve. to get it no matter how harsh the winter and rain will be
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no matter how bad the weather will be the regime is hotshot we will keep on protesting on thursday even judges joined the demonstrations this sit in outside a local court in the capital was meant to show solidarity with more than one thousand other judges who had earlier refused to oversee the upcoming election if president with a few was a candidate another big setback for beautifully who also appears to have been deserted by his own party. analysts believe friday's protests are among the largest demonstrations ever seen in algeria think it would do the city bus with up and last week and basically telling the president we. hope we have good momentum and you and your government would leave for all of them the army chief says the public has expressed what he calls noble aims during the demonstrations analysts believe those words to be the strongest signal yet that the military may be
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distancing itself from within and the political elite who support him if so that would be a problem for a president who's been in power for twenty years and a huge support for the hundreds of thousands of protesters who want to ensure the remnants of beautifully because government are gone for good mohammed jim jim and. journalist says there is no doubt about what it will take for the protests and. what people want now is the president to step down immediately and for the entire we seem around. with him and he can short of that in my opinion will not will not be enough for the people destroyers and there were protests are going to keep going and getting bigger and bigger every day until the demands are mad this party the ruling party not julia that nationally trend has been in how it is nine hundred sixty two since the algerian independence from the french position and so
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indeed it is very hard for them to to let go they don't know how to let go of our forever which feels like forever for them and for the people and. this is the question on every aisle julian's mind how will they go all legal with a minimal amount of damage will the girl with a minimum amount of violence and bloodshed and so far so good i think everybody is dealing with this very cautiously to people out there in the streets but there was she was remarkably be very peaceful and very quiet. and very often not really facing the people there not really facing the uprising with violence and so this is a good sign but i've been listening maybe this is not so with this is the silence before the storm we don't know yet it's over weeks and hit southern african countries including mozambique and zimbabwe desperation is growing among the
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survivors an estimated one point seven million people are affected many of whom need food water and shelter in mozambique which was worst hit two hundred ninety three have now been confirmed dead but it's fear the death toll will exceed a thousand the devastated port city of barrow has become a center for frantic efforts to rescue thousands still trapped by the floodwaters in eastern zimbabwe the official number of dead from the floods and mudslides is two hundred. hundred fifty nine and another two hundred seventeen people are missing aid agencies say they're running out of time cases of cholera have already been reported in berra and there's been a rise in malaria infections to tony berkeley was in one community in mozambique as aid arrived it. was they are the survivors of psych loan but when we can't do it struck they are still desperate and hungry at this center just outside here and they were expecting food supplies they got
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a few packets of biscuits she really bad got out that the flooding happened a week ago and this is the first help we have had just biscuits we are struggling to survive because everything was destroyed. water still holds claim to much of so for the province driving from deraa you can see the vast area that has become an inland sea homes destroyed others left isolated. aid and rescue operations are focusing on the hard hit communities with larger populations there are tens of thousands of others living in smaller more isolated pockets they are out of sight out of mind three families live in this small hut new tika seventy kilometers north of beera the cyclon destroyed their huts and crops they now survive on bananas and maize maria's home was demolished when the psycho struck she thought she was going to die i. mean that's a fairly low in with when i saw the danger to the first thing i did was to protect
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myself and my son i couldn't stop the water stripping away our clothes blankets and everything is gone we're suffering. the water levels are dropping after two days of relatively good weather but the damage left behind is hampering aid efforts up until three days ago this whole area and this road was completely devastated by the cyclonic covered in water it made passage impossible come along these roads it shows you how difficult delivering any kind of meaningful aid by road will be the main focus is by people being rescued by helicopter but that's only making a small fraction of a difference. many of the dirt track roads in the countryside have been seriously affected aid is trickling in but the death count is rising and the risk of disease and illness is increasing by the day we're sitting on a ticking bomb as well as what are some additional major news concerns and cholera
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outbreak you know is there a reality you know that we will be the ready to face malaria is an american already thore in this country and the depreciation and vulnerable it is that people are facing anyway because of the socio economic situation of mozambique will be further exacerbated and clean that will be leaving you know to many more crises. for many people in this region life was tough before cyclon eat ice truck it's become even harder they will probably recover eventually but it could take a long long time tony berkeley al-jazeera tika central mozambique. districts where locals have given up on getting help from the government. they say they can't wait any longer for authorities to help them find their relatives so they are digging themselves up a village in eastern zimbabwe has completely changed. or dark these boulders never
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used to be here the shops schools and government offices are gone. after cycling through the community it's now an eerie gravesite my nephew. who was working at the clinic was now living. under structures that this is my domain area and. to see him. is wife in which four children. among the four children. all took an hour but people are. under the stones where the people. community leaders say people climb trees in a desperate attempt to stay alive but the huge rolling boulders crashed into them throwing them down into the fast moving water below. it's frustrating
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a lot of people are missing they could be under the stones yesterday a child's body was found in the mud there are people buried here cyclonic is a worst storm to hit zimbabwe since like ilene nearly twenty years ago the impact was devastating it slipped away an entire community some people were sleeping at the time survivors say it happened just after nine pm on friday the water came from that direction and it kept rising and rising very quickly some people ran to a police camp which was near this area for safety but the water was too powerful and swept many of them away the floods right. it several parts of eastern zimbabwe completely transforming parts of many command province it really has changed the landscape and europe has reformed and. as you know most of the bridges have been washed away. or certainly the entrances approaches to the bridges have been washed away this makes bring in humanitarian aid more challenging and this is how people
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now get across to what used to be a business center the precarious makeshift bridge is meant to be temporary until a more permanent structure is built as long as this place is difficult to reach by road people here say they have to improvise there is an official death toll for the province but community leaders fear once the missing are accounted for that number could be much higher those who haven't found their relatives say they won't stop looking for them survivors believe those who weren't swept away joining the floods are buried somewhere under these boulders and mud. chipping in zimbabwe. furious iraqis have swarmed the president as he visited mosul after a ferry capsized killing one hundred people it's not just the accident they're upset about post-war reconstruction has stalled because of corruption and mismanagement that's how the name reports. on the people are angry in mosul protestors are calling the iraqi president and other government officials the news
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they say the government has failed to keep a check on the safety of ferries and how they're operated and they want justice for the victims. this ferry was packed with people enjoying a holiday at an amusement park it didn't get far from the banks of the tigris river before capsizing social media video shows bystanders screaming passengers struggling against the swift current to get to safety dozens drowned most were women and children more than fifty people were rescued so he's doing it for my wife and my daughters are in the water and those police officers are not letting me through leave me leave me let me go this accident has been described as unprecedented the iraqi prime minister announced three days of mourning and iraqis placed candles along the banks of the tigris to remember the victims. the most important thing is to stay in solidarity with the victims' families and to treat
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the injured and pull the bodies out of the river. iraqi civil defense says the boat's operators allowed to many people on board exceeding its maximum capacity arrest warrants have been issued for the amusement park owner and the ferry operators they were accused of mismanagement and neglect but i was an eyewitness unfortunately they're using old ferries that lack safety equipment to that they exceeded the maximum weight a search operation is under way the floodgates of the mosul dam have been lowered to assist emergency workers the iraqi civil defense says one body has been recovered twenty kilometers downstream from where the boat capsized dozens of families have gathered at the morgue desperate for information about their loved ones so far the iraqi authorities have not said how many people are missing natasha al-jazeera baghdad still ahead on the news our people in the u.s.
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midwest consider living elsewhere in the warnings of increasingly erratic weather also warnings often even more dangerous a new wave hit and bhojpuri the epidemic. and the japanese tennis eight states and opponents who has never won a set against hemp ball tell us in sport if that trends continue. hello there for many of us in china there's going to be a fair amount of wet weather to be seen over the next few days doesn't like the rains will be gathering not only as we head through the day on saturday but all safe sunday as well so this system hey gradually increases in volume and gives us heavier rain as we head into sunday so lots of what weather to be found here for
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the southeast though here the showers that we're seeing should gradually break up force on sunday so an improving picture for us a bit further towards the south and for many of us here this plenty of dry fine weather including for many of us in the philippines which isn't necessarily good news because we could really do with some rain here instead the heaviest showers are over parts of borneo and further south over parts of java bawly but these being particularly wet over the last day or say there will be a couple more showers i think as we head through the day on sunday but i think we'll also see some what's a weather over the northern parts of java to towards the west and there's plenty of showers him most of them though over pos of pakistan as we head through the next few days you can see the showers coming in on the satellite picture so for some of us here they'll be some rather lively downpours there's also working their way through parts of afghanistan too but towards the south of all of that this largely fine weather the temperatures are rising no new delhi now at thirty one degrees a feeling a bit hot calm but still at thirty one our temperatures not changing. who would sponsor qatar in. my main city every week brings
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a series of breaking stories and that of course is donald trump. is a well it's generally that's right out of a hamas group that calls for the annihilation of israel that is not what that phrase means at all. as we turn the cameras on the media focus on how they were caught on the stories that matter the most in barriers to a free palestine they're listening on al-jazeera. it is murder when you throw a fire bomb into someone's home and meet you you know actually you know. not in significant numbers in significant ideologically but it is significant is it. very significant by the big government it deflected. down. to the radicalized series on al-jazeera.
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hello again the top stories on the al-jazeera news hour the mother reported to russian interference in the twenty sixteen u.s. election has been completed there were reports of the main conclusions could be made public as soon as this weekend protesters in algeria have been out in force again for a fifth friday calling for president. and the entire establishment to step down diseases like cholera and malaria are emerging as the new threat to survivors and storm ravaged parts of southern africa aid agencies say huge number of people need help especially in mozambique and zimbabwe. there's growing criticism of donald
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trump's announcement that the u.s. should recognize the occupied golan heights as part of israel russia's foreign ministry says any such change would violate un agreements turkey egypt iran and syria have also spoken out against israel captured the golan heights from syria during the one nine hundred sixty seven war around twenty thousand israelis live there as well as twenty thousand syrians were mostly part of the druze sect stuff osten has more reaction from moscow. well russia was very quick to respond to this morning immediately decided this is a direct violation of any u.n. decisions and also it's bypassing the security council on this of course the contradiction with the occupation internationally c. of crimea is not being mentioned here the strongest reaction came from a federation council foreign commission member moros off you sat that this was clearly an act by a president from to split the arab world and russia would never accept. over
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the golan golan heights you have to do to know of course that russia has been very active military in syria for many years now and any loss by syria of the golan heights would in directly also be a loss for russia when yemen's warring sides met in sweden last year one of the things they settled on was a prisoner swap but months later it still hasn't happened osama bin javid reports on the yemenis waiting and hoping they'll once again see loved ones who are locked up. some years daily chores include cutting off plastic into smaller pieces waste is used as cooking fuel in their tent his mom is preparing the only meal they can afford from flour to make bread. this story of hunger and desperation is repeated across refugee camps in yemen samir is husband was detained by who the rebels and who they the children were at risk of being recruited as soldiers she says the escape to the city of mara. but the who
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these first denied having my husband after months his mother was allowed to see him she saw him just once he had bruises and at the top. i called on human rights organizations to have my husband and other detainees released without conditions. human rights watch says parties to the conflict have worsened that world's largest humanitarian catastrophe the group blames all sides including hooty forces the yemeni government and the united arab emirates. was abducted in twenty sixteen by pro-government militias backed by the u.a.e. his mother received this photo recently she wants answers from the government and its allies. i asked everyone to return the body of my son for me to bury him they couldn't just throw away his body they have taken him from the streets and they have to return him back to me i have been looking for him for three years his
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wife children mother and brothers want to see him why are they behaving like this. every few weeks mothers and wives of the missing gathered to protest thousands of yemenis have been detained without cause many are abused and others are forcibly disappeared without a trace amnesty international says some of these violations amount to war crimes last december in sweden all sides agreed in principle to swap prisoners but the process has been stalled for months there were a number of talks it took place after stockwell and b. as many families are still waiting for the parties to finalize the list. we know what come did you meet with when the emmy parties on the released sounds from the back of the conflict related. it's been four years since the saudi m.r.i. of the coalition began its war against who these are samir doesn't expect an end anytime soon all she wants is for her husband to be released some of. their. french president of. the fusing heavy handed tactics after deploying the army in
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paris ahead of what could be more violence yellow vests protests he says he wants to avoid a repeat of last weekend's when shops were looted and set on fire from paris david chaytor reports. soldiers will be deployed to guard public buildings in the french capital as the yellow vests prepared to take to the streets for the nineteenth time this weekend that being diverted from their normal operations sentinel and tara patrols to free up police resources but the decision has attracted fierce criticism the army not being used in the context of social protestants nine hundred forty seven. and the strong simple of putting the army back in the streets for this purpose and or the question but it traces the risk potentially of a risk. this is archived film of the clashes seventy two years ago five striking miners were killed. last weekend in paris
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millions of euros of damage was caused by writers on the seans elisei this time police are being equipped with a new high tech weapons to help them cope with so-called ultra radicals intent on violence. that is the last saturday on the show's elise's there were no demonstrators there were only pages of people who came to smash and destroy. the shows elisei is one of three areas in paris now designated as a no go zone for yellow vests demonstrations although president mccall said the protests are protected by the constitution what happened here last saturday was done by a horde of hooligans. the latest poll shows seventy percent of the public in france are disturbed by how far the movement has moved away from its original roots the cost of the damage has been estimated at more than two hundred million dollars but the. long term cost of the image and spirit of francis so david chase al-jazeera
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paris. european council president donald tusk says anything is still possible with. leaders effectively took control of the time table during a summit on thursday they set two deadlines for britain to depart the block breck's it will happen on may the twenty second if the prime minister can convince parliament to approve her withdrawal deal which they've rejected twice if it's voted down again to reason they will be given until april the twelfth to either leave with no deal or possibly cancel breck's it altogether jonah hall has more from london. well prime minister theresa may has on friday evening written a letter to all m.p.'s in the house of commons a sort of rallying cry reminding them of the big decisions that they face in the week ahead head telling them indeed that she's open for talks with any of them should they want to talk to her and she's got
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a lot of work to do to regain any sense of trust among m.p.'s a hold of course by the open assault she launched on wednesday night before the e.u. summit against parliament against m.p.'s accusing them of infighting and game playing of essentially conspiring to frustrate the will of the people saying that it's parliament's fault not hers that breaks it is in the mess that it's in but quite apart from that this is a set of menu options that she has delivered her vision of the choices that lie ahead either vote on her deal or deal going through possibly next week or the week after if not that well then they've got to find a consensus on a plan b. that would require agreeing to take part in european parliamentary elections by april the twelfth in order for the e.u. to deliver a longer extension if they can't do that well then they face no deal on april the twelfth and the final option all that would be left to this government in this
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parliament to decide perhaps to cancel breaks it all together by revoking article fifty these are the choices as to reason may seize them she hopes of course that m.p.'s will rally behind her deal in the numbers it has to be said on not looking good for the prime minister. well back in twenty sixty in britain second largest city voted to leave the e.u. by a tiny margin and has been divided ever since there is one thing people in birmingham do agree on though their disappointment with how it's been handled the barker went to gauge opinions i'm going to come sometime thank you very much this is the sound of britain's political crisis a shot on the tube with david cameron lyrics that speak of a nation that olds with itself is by ninety's popstar patchy indian who now coaches new artists on how to confront politics and on when i say breakthrough what does it make you think it makes me think everything that is wrong. is not i mean put it
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this way when i first had the votes did anyone know what they were voting about really is now we get into the nuts and bolts of it or maybe should've got to this point first before we had that vote if you like so i think a lot of it was the blind leading the blind is a view shared by many britons second city birmingham merrily voted to leave the e.u. more than two years on the city still divided over breaks it we spent all this time and achieved nothing it's just. that's what i think. we need a new prime minister just say that. it's all mom thinking it's for the best but. i'm a bit. impeach word it's been making them a chance to my customers a birmingham's oldest indian supermarket also reevaluating their choices more than twenty percent of the city has south asian ancestry owner gittin to dillon voted to
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remain but the city's south asian community chose overwhelmingly to leave citing the arrival of cheap labor from the fringes of the e.u. as the main reason i think it was affectively to do with immigration i think they felt that immigration in these common areas was good. my dad came. there working twelve fifteen hours you know twenty four hours just to make ends meet here but now i think it's different i think people coming here. it seems like the perception i'm getting from people is that it's easier. to remain in plays outside a popular pakistani restaurant. turned up the heat a multicultural britain for many members of the south a community to see positive opportunity after spending when you try to place for themselves in this country. a chance to save
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work for new ways of immigration yes and i but as the possible impact of brecht's it on everything from food prices to freedom of movement becomes known many people now want to chance to change their minds second vote delayed departure whatever the next move could bring communities together or pull them further apart. burning them. south american leaders have created a new they hope will solve their biggest problems such as the power struggle going on in venezuela but already there are questions about how effective the cinnamon reports from. the south american leaders were in santiago to lay the groundwork for a new regional bloc to replace the fifteen year old. it was the brainchild of two left of center leaders in the region at the time the late. and brazil's. but
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now the political pendulum has swung in the other direction. it's been more than five years since the presidents of south america got together to confront the present problems. but membership in a new form would be conditional those in the group must pledge to respect democratic institutions human rights and the separation of powers in israel is leaders. not invited. in the short term many see this forum as yet another mechanism to pressure and force him out. livia and surinam wouldn't sign the final declaration while brazil's president. says the new forum will prevent more of an israel is from emerging in the region. that is objectively here because this is what will happen. president peña went further saying days are
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numbered. responded angrily calling an insolent servant of u.s. interests but even many critics are happy with this initiative which claims not to be ideological but which clearly represent the new conservative wave in regional politics in fact a group of former chilean foreign ministers and diplomats have sounded the alarm saying that paulson is in fact a threat to multilateralism and. the region. instead of building an organization. to the disposed of the new iraq. that he's taking hold of this region. but perhaps the biggest problem with the ambitious forum is that it could be as short lived as its predecessor if the political pendulum in the region shifts yet again.


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