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rights groups express concern of course in bahrain revoked the nationality of one hundred thirty eight people following a mass trial plus. it's cold at night and hot in the day it's really difficult to live in a tent losing everything they own millions of flood survivors in iran don't know how they'll recover and rebuild. and in sports u.k. football stars are set to boycott social media to protest racial abuse will be here with the details. prime minister has resigned along with his entire government for weeks after a mass killing around one hundred sixty villages were killed in clashes between rival ethnic groups prompting thousands to rally in the capital bamako president abraham buckers office says he accepts the resignation of the prime minister and that of the members of his government nicholas hawke is following developments from
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neighboring senegal. this could lead dissatisfaction with the deterioration in the security situation and we've seen this with the ethnic violence against the poll people the poll of the. people living in mali they were attacked two hundred of them were attacked by neighboring villagers so what we've seen is the insurgency in the north is slowly spreading into something that's turning into more of an ethnic violence so yes the there is a clear deterioration of the security situation in mali but the same time the lives of ordinary mullions is just getting worse i mean the price of basic necessities like water electricity food has risen by twenty percent in the last year and. that was reelected in august with a promise for change but many millions are not seeing the change he's promised that he's engaged in dialogue with the opposition the opposition has been really
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mounting a massive protest back on april thirtieth we saw thousands of molly ins on the streets of barmak or we've never seen protests that big since one thousand nine hundred one when people protested for democracy and people were chanting slogans asking for the resignation of the prime minister as well as asking for foreign forces to leave the country. the u.n. envoy for libya is warning of a broader escalation in fighting in the south as clashes continue for the north near the capital cost on salami says there's a deadlock between warring sides south of tripoli loyal to the un recognized government have launched a new campaign in the south against the hafta the u.n. security council maisonette imagines he session to discuss the battle for control of tripoli as it fails with me on a draft resolution calling for a ceasefire. we need to have this resolution urgently we need to we need to send this very very strong message to the population that is desperate and
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when you hear now grad rockets falling into civilian quarters we need to strong strong voice from from new york how does there is a head has the latest from tripoli. forces loyal to the world a lot clearer have to manage it to recapture the. seventy seven hundred kilometers to the south from the capital tripoli that's after the forces loyal to the you could notice the government briefly took control of a timid hand in tripoli the government forces managed to push have to his forces back beyond the disused to tripoli international airport and meanwhile have those warplanes targeted government forces locations. for fighters one of them is in critical condition on the political level there is also
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a development on the political level as the interior minister. the government fed him. stated that the ministry of interior is suspending all relations with france in terms of security and training fields that's because as he says france is a major supporter of. the warlords have to also in tripoli the military the military general prosecutor issued an arrest warrant against several officers in the east including the warlord have to himself for their involvement as the rest warrants has for their involvement in targeting civilian areas in tripoli including the only disc the only operational airport in the city i'm a to get airport and also it is eventually areas in tripoli city center which killed several innocent civilians. now huge crowds continue gathering in sudan
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outside the military headquarters where a sit in has been staged for the last two weeks protesters are demanding the immediate return of civilian rule following the overthrow of president bashir last thursday a representative of russia's president has met sudan's military rulers it follows a visit from a high level delegation from saudi arabia and the united arab emirates earlier this week while al jazeera is mohamad is at the protest and sent us this update from car too. i am at the fringe of this mode test of this it in you can see behind me the headquarters of the military and the crowds decided today to show how many people they can still bring to the streets because yesterday they have submitted a list of demands to the military council including the creation of a civilian government and the civilian presidential council instead of a military council wants to. put them in the prison of the.
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last government but. we are here. and we want unity we are here to see the crater trying. to shore the word we are not resisting here because we need we need to put those on the one into the prison we need to be. free to. right now some of them they are not in the prison. they have called it the march of the millions. every single component of the city's professional professional society hardcoded into this march and. the message is united and the gist of it is that the sudanese ministers tablet from the history of sudan they have said to have allusions stolen in the past by the military today they want to make sure that they don't leave the streets until they see the fruits of this revolution until they see
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a complete change happening in this country. the un's human rights chief says a mass trial in bahrain failed to comply with international standards on fairness amnesty international says cheers days hearing was a mockery of justice one hundred thirty nine people were jailed for processing to form a so-called bahraini hezbollah with links to iran's revolutionary guard all but one of them had their citizenship revoked the shia majority in bahrain has been revolting for years against the island sunni monarchy of a nationalist shamdasani as a spokeswoman for the u.n. high commissioner for human rights she says it's difficult to conduct a mass trial fairly. said it very very it's very difficult to have full respect for the due process rights and for them to have what we call a quality of our air defense and the prosecution have equal resources.
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to present a case. we have heard that you know many of these people who were there they were represented and only some of them were not to get lawyers that there are just a great. many of them are actually tried in absentia meaning that they were not present in the court when the deliberations they sort of really. a lot of even sense is that this was announced trial using a very broad and very counter-terrorism law that many many rats mechanisms over the years the government's not central. and not only were people convicted and sentenced to somewhere between three years and. most of all and their nationality. and this is not this time this has happened in bahrain and that since two thousand and twelve some nine hundred eighty people have had their nationality. a senior u.n. official has countries to help thousands of children stuck in
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a camp in northeastern syria after fleeing eisel the u.n. says the children should be treated as victims and solutions must be decided in their best interest regardless of age or gender according to unicef the al whole camp houses about three thousand children of foreign eisel fighters from forty three countries conditions at the camp are dire and more than fifty five children have died there since december and staying in syria fuel shortages are bringing life to a halt for many people living in government controlled areas u.s. sanctions are being blamed for the crisis say in a hotter has more from beirut. the queues for petrol are kilometers long and often it's not available in areas under the syrian government's control the authorities are rationing subsidized fuel last week it was twenty liters every two days now the cap is twenty liters every five days the government says it's short of oil and fuel because of western sanctions on syria and tighter u.s.
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sanctions on its ally iran. it has been six months since iranian oil tankers last arrived at syria's port officials say they are being prevented from passing through this ways canal the canals controlled by egypt and it denies that accusation but iran like syria is a target of u.s. sanctioned aimed at reducing its influence in the region damascus to say they are facing an economic war the oil industry used to provide twenty five percent of the government's revenues before the war it used to export half of its production this sector has since suffered losses the government lost control of its may not. the are in the north east an area under the control of the kurdish.
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controlled region is bordered to the north by turkey and to the east by iraqi kurds aren't. that is why unofficial trade with the syrian government particularly in oil has been vital for the economy but there are reports from damascus that the us is pressuring its allies to stop the trade. this year and government gets. to reach government areas. it's even denies having business dealings with the government. before the war was able to meet its fuel needs now officials say the amount of oil produced in government areas is short of what it needs by almost one hundred forty thousand barrels a day it's a serious challenge for the government as economic hardships feeding into public discontent. flooding has devastated large parts of
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iran affecting ten million people i would say water levels rise so quickly they lost everything. volunteers are doing what they can to help. the river near this village had been rising all night people here say the floods came around sunrise he scrambled to higher ground with no time to save anything but themselves now they're scrambling for handouts. for those who've lost everything even a pair of shoes is precious. younger stronger people take everything leaving nothing for the weak. generations of people have been living in for one hundred years and moving closer to the water even the oldest say they've never seen floods so bad the rains were a reminder. path of the river is older than anything else here a few weeks ago all this was underwater now half the houses will never be rebuilt
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and the good job is you have a shot we must move somewhere else in the past the river was not this big but now it has come to the village the government won't give permission to build houses anymore. around four hundred people live in this village and it took the river only a few hours to swallow up half of it no one here could tell us how long it might take to recover after the water level went down the villagers were able to come back to their homes and start the enormous task of cleaning up this mound of mud that was at one point actually inside this house and if you come into the house you can get a sense of how bad the situation actually was when the flooding was happening this brown line running across the wall almost to the ceiling that's how high the water level got inside this house. volunteers have come to help but some houses are too far gone others completely washed away. one woman a widow said it took years to make
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a home of her own she still owes half of what she borrowed to build a house in which she can no longer live. bring us things but we just want a house they bring water food and everything but we don't have a house so this things can not replace our home they gave me a tent not safe to live in a tent. all over the country many people are having similar experiences survivors living among the debris of the things they've lost so. it's cold at night and hot in the day it's really difficult to live in a tent. for now people are getting help but say what they need most are new places to live so they can stop living by the road in tents overlooking broken homes and the river that broke them. in lauriston province iran. well still ahead on al-jazeera one year after mass protests in nicaragua we examine what
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if anything has changed and. i'm robin first year walk in review the hometown of a comedian who is poised to deliver a political earthquake in ukraine's presidential election. and in forty can anyone stop the king of clay action from the monte carlo masters coming up. we still got some rather unsettled weather into southern parts of china big area cloud head just sliding its way further eastward and southward stem towards hong kong based on cloud and rain coming in here over the next day also a little bit of convergence area here southerly winds coming in to the south of
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china and then we've got some of the northern northeasterly where the winds come together the force to rise it cools it condenses and it forms a pretty big downpours as a result of that friday to saturday still pretty wet so we are expecting some localized flooding to come through here maybe even some widespread flooding into one of two spots should be dry by saturday into hong kong temperatures here at around twenty eight degrees celsius dry across a good part of the philippines is always a chance of wanted to show as majority of the showers there into malaysia into us much of pushing up into a. little bit the case over the next couple sticky thirty seven the the bangkok on friday in the similar temperatures to go wanted to sas to perhaps a little more sunshine at that stage but you can see the showers they do continue to look across a similar area because some showers today just pushing their way into southern parts of india also into sri lanka much of india is dry and the temperatures here and now gradually letting up. whether sponsored by cats owning this.
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hello again i'm. reminded of the news this hour a sensitive version of the report into whether u.s. president donald trump's twenty sixteen presidential campaign concluded with russia says it found no such evidence but it doesn't care him ever destruction of justice u.s. attorney general william barr release the editor reports on thursday. president trump has declared total victory but democrats want and chumps attorney general to testify before congress the u.s. house judiciary committee chair says they also want access. to the full unedited
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version of the reporter's. mollies prime minister has resigned along with his entire government for weeks after a mass killing about one hundred sixty villages were killed in clashes between rival ethnic groups prompting thousands to rally in the capital bamako. while turkmenistan has been ranked the most dangerous country in the world for journalists to do their job norway is the safest the campaign group reporters without borders has published its annual league table of press freedom worldwide or about unmanly has the details. for the first time in three years korea has been replaced as the world's most dangerous country for journalists turkmenistan now tops the world rankings president kirchner and goody bertie mcmurdo of has run the former soviet republic for twelve years with what its critics describe as an iron fist. the government controls all media journalists or press and the internet is
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highly censored essentially leaving a media blackout rules. syria remains another dangerous road for journalists but reporters without borders says journalists worldwide are up against an intense climate of fear and danger to press freedom campaigners say bahrain egypt and saudi arabia stepped up repression of the media censorship has increased in the saudi kingdom since the murder of jamal khashoggi last october journalists in egypt can't do their job without fear of imprisonment al-jazeera journalist mahmud hussein who spent two years in jail without trial al-jazeera denies egyptian government accusations of broadcasting false news to spread chaos the world's biggest jailer of journalists is turkey called the fake is the enemy of the people and they are they are the enemy of the us president donald trump has often. had a rocky relationship with the media a b.b.c.
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cameraman was attached to the trump support rally in texas a couple of months ago and bomb threats have been sent to media outlets for the first year the united states slipped into the orange which is the problematic category of countries it was also in two thousand and eighteen for the first time ever on the short list of deadliest countries for journalists in the world and that was following the massacre in the capital because that news room in maryland mexico remains one of the boards deadliest countries for journalists at least ten were murdered there last year some of the thousands who have lost their lives in gangs five of. course says one of the price is ethiopia since becoming prime minister here. introduced widespread reforms including releasing prisoners and dropping charges against media outlets the feeling of safety and security the ethiopian journalists has improved to the envy of many of their colleagues
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worldwide. al-jazeera. all the actor and comedian writing me as a lenski is the frontrunner to become ukraine's next president and sunday's second round runoff against incumbent petro poroshenko robin forrester walker went to the lenski his hometown to find out more about the man who is only experience of politics is playing the president on television. this is wreak cricket hold in english a city built on steel production. and birthplace of the man who is promising to reshape ukraine's political landscape. zillion ski. zielinski plays a humble history teacher who becomes ukraine's president in the hit comedy t.v. series servant of the people. the real zelinsky has no political
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experience but ever since announcing he wanted the top job he's been favorite to win i asked a local historian what could be the can tell us about the zielinski. war this is a city of mentally iron and steel the kind of character that will never let you down here locals who know him say success inspired selenski and his comedy troupe. you always wanted what was best not just for him but for his friends his family would never reach just good people like him this is the apartment block zielinski grew up in and his parents still live here now it's clear he's come from humble beginnings rather like the character in his t.v. show but there is one big difference the real since he is a very powerful business associate who's helped him get to where is now.
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one of ukraine's most powerful oligarchs owns the t.v. station that hosts zelinsky shows the only got lives abroad and is wanted on embezzlement charges ukraine's incumbent president petro poroshenko accuses the lenski of being called a puppet. many men here have died in the fighting against russian backed separatists a former governor of the region. financed the war effort and he's still respected for that. usually when you go in with visit if it wasn't because the russians would have been here when the war started it was called a more ski he stood at the helm of the need progress without taking a dime the war drags on and pensions here are barely enough to live on good washing ensures we've got nothing to lose nothing would not start when not in america there was also shot mind and did anything bad happened there will be all right the people
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of reviewed league appear ready to pin their hopes on one of their own robin first year walker al jazeera t.v. the. well indonesia's president would order and his rival to be able to have both claimed victory in wednesday's election a final results won't be known until next month or thirty as have appealed for calm after some supporters of syrian tow called for a marching educators biggest mosque on friday when hail reports. it appears there will be no change of tenant for now at the presidential palace in the indonesian capital jakarta based on provisional results joko widodo has won another five years in office but that's not how his challenger sees it. today i would be until santiago have been declared as the president and vice president of indonesia for the period of twenty nineteen to twenty twenty four by
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sixty two percent votes based on the internal real count. probable subi until disputes the unofficial results that showed joke over dodo winning by a large margin the former army general says there were many discrepancies in the electoral process before the election he alleged they were irregular. valving more than seventeen million voters and vowed to resort to people power if the problems amounted to cheating there is a sense of history repeating itself here in. the two thousand and fourteen election . and took the case to the constitutional court which ruled against him there's no sign he's going to give up easily this time either. formed alliances with conservative muslim groups who've shown they can get big numbers onto the streets considering coming out again for not to protest but to celebrate what they say is a victory for their candidates security forces say they won't allow anyone to disrupt the official vote counting process. army. not tolerate and we will crack
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down on that will disrupt public unconstitutional actions that undermine the democratic process. official results won't be known until may twenty second they're expected to confirm as president of indonesia and again confined. to runner up in the two man race. well sixteen thousand employees of what was india's second largest airline have rallied in the capital new delhi calling on the government to help save their jobs jet airways has grounded all flights because it's run out of money has to mail reports from new delhi. they're fighting for their livelihoods airways employees haven't been paid in months some not since last august and spent taking a toll on them and their families education of children suffering parents is
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you know they can get off the way it was because all the. things i. thought that we might retire from here you see here is my son is also in jail he's also flying as a pilot so if i were to drill it really get into the situation i wouldn't have brought him in this. once considered india's premier private airline it suffered financial difficulties for years coming close to collapse in two thousand and thirteen until the hot air waves bought a twenty four percent stake in fusing you cash and life into the airline but new low cost a message carriers have continued to eat into jet airways market share and profits formally announce the first and jets founder well was forced to step down from the board in march after being criticised for continuing to spend on planes in premier landing slots as the airlines debts were piling up. for passengers in india at the
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grounding of jet is expected to lead to higher airfares but aviation analysts say that will be temporary and is one of the. growing. that has the most. in some. not even seen that kind of growth so i don't see that more than four to six months. later. the capacity gap. but that's little come. for the tens of thousands of jet employees who stuck with the company despite working on paid from the day i'm going to so many of them has given everything to us and savvy on things a lot of things it seems which really don't know what happened it's been very uncertain my p.s.r. loyalties to me the same because of these times because it is the former governor many hope their years of service in what was commonly considered a dream job will not have been in vain anyone with a flight booking received a cancellation email early on thursday the airline will now have to wait for the outcome of
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a round of bidding by potential buyers on may tenth to get an idea of what the future may be in the meantime jet airways employees can only wait and hope the airline will take off again. new delhi. force.
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a building collapse in nigeria last month that killed as many as twenty children
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and raising questions about construction safety standards reports from lagos. every morning blast that up to god takes his son to schools mission because she says as a parent she understands why getting an education is important even if it still it is here are basic the schools had mistress insists children who attend private schools like hers have a better chance of making it in life compared to the us government institutions. to teach us a global governments whose we do day work offered to do left me at any time to close the mideast you don't have to go to move on. but after a four story building collapse recently killing as many as twenty children questions are again being asked about building safety standards in nigeria. i had to dig through rubble looking for a five year old son the day the building collapsed she found him allies but she now wants the government to arrest building contractors who put people's lives at risk
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because some of our village got their lives lost wrong. during. huge yes there's a reason for me. it is a good night's rest of the beauty of president mohammed your body has a contract isn't property owners negligent will be prosecuted. the x. means as property has been listed for demolition it's often used in a building is built and i say but roping off as the sometimes drones enforce the law and property owners carry on developing. transforming substandard buildings into offices and for. lagos is nigeria's biggest city and it's still growing the population increase it brings with it more demand for housing in that role some of them may have to. move some of them in a strictly adhere to standards. because they are not consequences when they don't follow the standards that results in good.

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