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tv   The Listening Post 2019 Ep 21  Al Jazeera  May 25, 2019 10:32pm-11:01pm +03

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it was bringing in the system weeks after this attack by somalia's armed group al-shabaab in january that left 21 people dead at a hotel complex in the capital nairobi some security experts say having data on one platform will make it easier and quicker for security forces to identify people who pose a threat to doing this dito together is going to help the management of human resource in our country some rights groups try to block the scheme in court although judges rejected that they did drew the system should be falloon terry and not lynch to access to public services the state was also bad from gathering people stand me and from sharing information it collects with other organizations but activists say that's not enough and only real bastard those can protect people living in kenya from their past the information being misused catherine sorry al-jazeera nairobi and on sunday will be looking at concerns raised in india where the world's largest
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biometric system has captured the personal details of more than a 1000000000 people you can see that report here on al-jazeera on sunday. or it's tasty and nutritious and is being tells it is the next super food county has been grown for generations and one of south america is most inhospitable regions and now the grain is being seen as a possible way to ensure food supplies in the face of climate change and else while are reports from toledo in bolivia. at $3600.00 metres above sea level this desolate arab landscape in the end these mountains doesn't produce much but what it does manage to grow here is a grain with more iron zinc protein and calcium that its cousin it also has a less bitter taste at them and their presence here only meant for ancestors food production was an art the art of having a deep relationship with mother earth what we now call the environment they had to
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have a positive relationship. has that positive relationship to working with a husband and for children to grow and develop the consumption both at home and abroad as flower cereal bars soup and more. deliberative i believe all products must have a fair price for the producer that it covers the effort he puts in but it should also be a fair price for the consumer so they can afford it and then if air price for mother earth the cost of pollution a sustainable use of the soil she's keen that there organic product does not go the way of soda high prices in the whole foods shops of london new york burlington elsewhere a so-called super food that the bolivians who produce it can no longer afford to be tough to survive up here both plants and humans both need to understand the other not just to survive and thrive but to provide solutions so never hungry a world can yell what can withstand frost and heavy rainfall strong winds and even
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drought making it an ideal crop in areas affected by extreme weather caused by climate change. it then needs to be adapted to the modern markets that's my thing that's noises this machine didn't exist anywhere else in bolivia it's a prototype the 1st we had to test it on keen wine and amaranth so to produce this toaster which transforms the product can yell is also providing work in regions which pharmacies how for generations been deserted for the cities to keep the return from the city and found her peace with mother the also the she says a here if we would only take the time to look for them. can you show on that i just do a little bolivia still ahead on the is there a news hour taking the lead in style how this week his goal for his shot put him at the top of the table in texas that's coming up for a job in sports. after
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hello again in the much of the us there is no now single system for ambulance services in most rural areas that while police and firefighters are generally paid emergency medical technicians are volunteers as john hendren reports from devil's tower wyoming the system is on the verge of collapse.
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150000. volunteer their time. verge of collapse.
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volunteers to answer the calls there or do they just they're just won't be well i guess i would say it is. a crisis that needs immediate attention as the u.s. population increasingly leaves rural areas and grows older and with more 2 income households busier there are fewer emergency medical technicians to drive the ambulances. for many here in the vast expanses of rural america the distance between the gravely injured and the nearest dam billings is growing wider and for emergency services scrambling for volunteers and funding it's a system in crisis for rural residents whose ailments range from rattlesnake bites to rodeo injuries that means longer sometimes life threatening waits for help the answer many say is to fund rural ambulances through taxes like most police and fire services the volunteer model i do not believe is sustainable as it currently exists the organizations cannot be expected to continue to fund themselves and buy their
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equipment and provide their time for free it's just it's it's not a sustainable model. already across the rural us ambulance services are shutting their doors for good many operators who remain here one day soon critically injured patients will down 911 and no one will answer john hendren al-jazeera devil's tower wyoming. will be continuing our series on 1st responders who are going to afghanistan next they're often arrive on the scene of attacks quickly but struggle to do much else a report from kabul will be on monday right here on. time for the sports news with joe thank you they're under way in qualifying for the monaco grand prix miss avies have so far dominated the formula one season in the 1st 5 races but ferrari hoping to change that things didn't start well though for their monegasques drive a charlatan work despite setting the fastest pace in final practice earlier on
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saturday the home favorite was knocked out in the 1st qualifying session he'll start sunday's race from 16th his teammate sebastian vettel is doing a little better having crashed in final practice he remains in contention for the front of the grid that's been 4 years since roger federer last played on the paris clay but the 20 time grand slam winner is preparing for his french open return federer is playing down his chances of a title this year though he'll play spain's lorenzo son to go in the 1st round federer is in the same side of the draw as reigning champion rafael nadal so if all goes well they could meet in the semifinals some ways i feel similar to maybe go straight up and 17. i feel like i'm playing good tennis but is it enough or is enough against the absolute top guys when it really comes to the crunch i'm not sure it's a my racket you know but. i hope i can get myself in the position. deep down in the tournament against the top guys you know. but firstly to get there and i know
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that's a challenge in itself so. but yeah it's going to be exciting tormenting mentally to go through. simona halep is looking to defend her 2800 title at roland garros the world number 3 says she feels relaxed ahead of the tournament but admits that coming in as the champion has added the stress. i know it's a little bit of pressure there because the defending champion but it's 1st time when it happens so i just want to take the positive and to be in these position i think is the best thing so i wouldn't complain about it i just try to play every may cheer and i try to get ready as much as possible until i have to start its own is even after the 1st leg of the calf champions league final would that casablanca esperance to tunis drew 11 shake his head or forward that cancelled out for. opening strike the draw leaves the final wide open going into next week's 2nd leg in tunisia a sponsor hoping to become the 4th club to retain the title. domestic doubles are
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up for grabs in germany and spain on saturday by munich go in search of that feat for a record 12th time the team trained at berlin's olympic stadium well and take on light 2nd the german cup final frank i and robin refer all leaving the club after this match the last time by and did the cup and they get double was in 2016 in spain league champions barcelona are preparing to face valencia in the cup or del rey final which is taking place in seville the club of won a record 30 spanish cup titles including the last 4 seasons. we knew that we couldn't repeat what had happened last season and yes it happened again it left a very sad impression and we played so badly this is something that can happen once but not boys and even less so consecutively missing the chance of playing a champions league final something we wished for so much what happened was inexcusable well preparations continue for the women's world cup which starts in
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france in just under 2 weeks' time but the issue of inequality in football has come under the spotlight again fief has doubled the prize pool this year's event to $30000000.00 but that's still well behind the $400000000.00 prize money for the men's tournament morphew is tuning into the women's game than ever before members of the defending u.s. team say that more needs to be done to address the differences between pay and conditions. there's been such a lack of investment for all of these years and such a lack of care and attention. that you know doubling or tripling or quadrupling investment care. you know attention to the women's game i think would be appropriate so i guess incremental change is better than none at all but for the resources and for the ability that i feel like fever has. to implement change i think that there are not doing nearly enough 3 time major champion jordan spaeth remains in contention at the halfway stage. colonial the
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texan who's looking to end an almost 2 year long victory drought is 4 shots of the lead in fort worth this was his birdie on the 10. now the top of the standings is sweden's jonas blix who hold out from $132.00 yards for eagle on the 17th. is a strike ahead of kevin miller and tony pheno. but japan can finally add its name to the list of countries with championship top winning surface kind or it to russia top the standings on saturday at the world surf league event in bali the win also puts the 2nd in the men's championship told rankings aggression is also a medal hopeful at next year's tokyo. and on the subject of japan waking up on the wrong side of the bed could cost you in this next sport the all japan pillow fighting championship yes it is
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a thing has taken place on the outskirts of tokyo much starts with all 5 players sleeping on the device until the whistle goes off each player then jumps up grabs a pillow and tries to hit one designated player known as the king if the office is too strong they can use a dubai to protect their team might. have to try that one they were about as announced by the jury ok joe thank you very much and thanks for watching the news hour on al jazeera back in just a moment with much more of the day's news coming up. when a military coup overthrew chile's marxist president when stadiums became prisons and the hunter's sole objective was absolute control. publicly refuse to accept dictatorship episode 4 of football rebels expose the life of carlos caselli. the footballer whose personal story swayed of votes that altered the history of his
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country. carlos caselli and the demise of i ended on al-jazeera. in an ordinary week talk to even a tar a die hard a sergeant that only functioning hospital in town in north eastern south sudan and his steam operate on around 60 patients the united nations refugee agency nominated him for the prestige just nansen award which she won in recognition of his work and the incredibly difficult to constance's. south sudan has been in conflict since 2015 the war has divided the country along ethnic lines 200000 people most of them refugees from sudan's blue nile state even this remote town and looked to be a bad hospital for all their medical needs they would has destroyed almost the infrastructures which are especially in the upper layer. almost always including mother cutlass bittles obstruct living in the presence of who you know visions of
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the mother to walk into the city that they're supposed to. once and the magic. now settled in towns and villages. but many are unregistered and invisible. 6 boys and 2 goals none of them have citizenship al-jazeera world needs to upgrade people. who are out on the identity of the person is considered nonexistent. statelessness in lebanon. on al-jazeera. the u.s. is sending more troops to the middle east iran's foreign minister calls it a dangerous escalation.
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down to 0 on life from a headquarters in doha i'm dead also ahead renewed fighting on the outskirts of the libyan capital as forces loyal to warlords 24 have to try to advance near a disused airport. where un maritime tribunals orders russia to release $24.00 detained ukrainian sailors and 3 naval ships that it's. improving access or a threat to privacy the controversy over kenya's new biometric id cards. hello the dispute between the u.s. and iran is escalating with president donald trump confirming plans to send 1500 soldiers to the middle east iran's foreign minister calls a troop deployment a threat to international peace and security trump is also bypassing congress to sell a 1000000000 dollars worth of weapons to saudi arabia and the u.a.e.
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in a moment we'll hear from them best ravi on iran's reaction to the latest developments but 1st here is alan fischer and washington initial reports suggested the u.s. was preparing to send additional 120000 troops to the middle east to combat the perceived threat from iran the president donald trump is no confirmed he's sending $1500.00 we want to add protection the middle east we're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops but the u.s. defense department says the troops are going to include an anti missile battery additional intelligence and surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft it's also sending fighter aircraft for to terrorists. the pentagon says the move is defensive and not meant to provoke war but adds to another rush deployment or this month the u.s.s. abraham lincoln carrier strike group started to move to the gulf we would continue . to call for caution and restraint both in terms of actions and in terms of rate and. the threat from iran is also being used to push through $8000000000.00 in
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weapon sales to saudi arabia the united arab emirates and jordan normally congress would be given 30 days to approve foreign arm sales but it's already put a hold on earlier sales so secretary of state might pump decided to bypass congress and to clear the seal necessary to bolster regional allies against iran in the statement he said delaying the shipment could cause problems for key partners during a time of increasing regional volatility he says he sees this as a one off event the state department's decision to do this implies are very intent on increasing the weapons flow to saudi arabia but they did it within what i think they would argue is a politically acceptable frame i think jordan to the mix question now of course although it may have been there originally these 3 countries together it's looks like a more robust package of defense against iran the sale has provoked criticism from
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both republicans and democrats in congress but it appears there's little they can do to stop it the president insists robust u.s. action sent a clear message to iran right now no i don't think iran wants the bite and i certainly don't think they want to fight with us trump maintains he wants to strike a new nuclear deal with iran having pool the u.s. out of the existing deal he's cranked up tough financial sanctions to force them to reopen discussions alan fischer washington for more on this we can cross over to same. as we're saying zain are the iranian foreign minister has been speaking out against this u.s. troop deployment to the region. absolutely iranian leaders are watching every incremental step that the united states takes in the middle east very very carefully carefully at the moment certainly 1500 troops even the u.s. admits itself is a relatively small number of the ark defensive in nature not big enough to really
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create any sort of offensive action and the united states already has tens of thousands of troops in the middle east already in and around the region but iran takes every incremental step very seriously right now the job odds are if the foreign minister saying that this is a dangerous escalation characterizing it as a threat to peace and international security he also said that recent accusations by the united states against iran saying that iran was carrying out destabilizing activities in the region he said these were simply an excuse by americans accusations meant to justify their hostile policies towards iran and justify the raising of tensions in the region so certainly leaders here watching every bit and steps that the united states is taking in the region very carefully the same bus ravi with an update from to her on thank you well u.s. media are reporting iran's foreign minister and a member of the senate intelligence committee met several weeks ago mohammad javad
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zarif and senator dianne feinstein are reported to have had dinner when he was in washington she had her town see has more from the u.s. capitol. the trouble bit of structure news reaction to news breaking about dianne feinstein's did it with the report at least on the face of it appeared to back up what the iranians are saying this wasn't some back channel negotiations using feinstein as a goober between between the administration and the iranians or top of an assertion says a very angry about diane feinstein are the other democrats like john kerry the secretary of state communicating with the iranians and undermining trumps foreign policy of course if i was about john immigration that would be was what the americans would say but it's very difficult to tell what is going on if feinstein is the conduit is going to get terribly good drop because she was reported to be walking around congress with the contact information pulled up on her i phone a few days ago she said she was but the keeping all of this terribly secret and least for the moment is just adding to part of the trumpet ministration i'm told from his own stump
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stump speech and that narrative that that kerry john kerry and other democrats are undermining undermining trumps foreign policy and should be prosecuted. well iran's foreign minister mohammad javad zarif is expected to arrive in iraq for talks with its leader as his visit comes as iraqi protesters demand their government stay out of this it's between the u.s. and iran the same reports from baghdad. iraqis filled baghdad's talk earlier square chanting yes yes to iraq demanding that their country should not become a battleground in someone else's war started to set up our messages for peace our message is to say no to the iranian agenda and no to the american agenda as iraqis we should make independent decisions under. we reject war by any shape or form iraqis including sunni and shia people from all of iraq's ethnic and religious
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groups came to talk we are square to make our voices heard iraqis don't want their land to be a battleground by the iranians or the americans in iraq and its eastern neighbor iran share trade cultures and religion iran also supplies about 80 percent of the electricity and gas needed in the south of iraq. but iraq also relies on u.s. and foreign troops to combat the threat of i saw it also means foreign investment. this rally is being called by knocked out of the south are these are shiite cleric is also a leader of one of the biggest political blocs in all of them he's also a nationalist he's made no secret of the fact that he wants troops from the u.s. foreign countries out of iraq but he like many other iraqis across the political and religious spectrum i said that they want iraq's safety and security to be paramount and they want iraq to be central to any negotiations not have marjon to
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them we are having discussions with the u.s. and iran and will be sending delegations in a few days to various foreign countries especially to iran in washington to try to push for calm. iraq has been relatively quiet since the threat from isis began to decline last year iraqis like these now fear their country could be dragged into another conflict matheson al jazeera back down in libya others been renewed fighting on the outskirts of tripoli between forces battling for the capital. back government forces say they pushed back against fighters loyal to warlords near the old international airports. has the latest from tripoli. several fighters were killed on saturday morning as clashes that in you would between forces loyal to world have to and others loyal to the. government of national accord in southern tripoli namely in the vicinity of the in active international airport which is
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controlled by half the forces and also in other neighborhoods like names are and then sources with the government say that the government the government's jets targeted have to the forces locations in civil areas in southern tripoli. and also the government forces say that they have managed to tell and you offensive to have those forces try to proceed on the highway linking the airport the interactive airport to the capital city center also in the city center in the main square on friday night many people took to the streets and i'm in a square protesting military attack the military campaign but have to its forces on the capital tripoli at least 12 people including 7 children have been killed in an air strike by the saudi emirates a coalition in the air men in ties province the raid reportedly targeted
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a petrol station some of the victims were children and there's been more fighting on saturday between saudi backed forces and the rebels near the city of thais there are reports of loud explosions and clouds of smoke in the area local sources say a soldier was killed in the fighting. funerals have been held for 6 victims of a saudi u.a.e. or strike in yemen capital sanaa are 4 of them were siblings killed last week sara reports. family friends and neighbors for the last islamic prayers for those killed in last week's coalition air strike inside iraq. the coffins lined up one by 14 of the victims were children from one family 3 brothers and a sister the family's only surviving son was in the same house as his brothers and sisters when the airstrike hit. my 4 siblings were killed my sister she her my brother abdul rahman khalid and wassim my father and i are the
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only survivors we're here to bury them our home is destroyed. as other family members said their last goodbyes was the children's father sat quietly seemingly loss in despair but he still soon turned to justice and i don't remember the aggression on yemen isn't just may god avenge them they killed my 4 children for no reason. this is attack is a reminder that no one who see controlled areas in yemen is immune to the sounds when it strikes was dozens of others were injured in the attack including 2 russian health workers. yemen's capital sanaa has been held by the whole thesis it ousted the internationally recognized government of abdul rebel months to head in 2014 the airstrikes and renewed fighting in yemen's for data port city have further complicated u.n. sponsored peace efforts to end the 4 year war that has killed tens of thousands of
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