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that's a fact that you are and certainly you were also for the people of new york. certainly and for people who are concerned about the judgment that your insurance in the earth you know still ahead on al jazeera. millions head to the polls in pakistan's tribal areas to vote for a provincial assembly for the 1st time. of what seems impossible became a reality we explore 50 years since humans 1st set foot on the moon. how the seasonal rains continue unabated across secured parts of central china coming saying $132.00 millimeters of rain in just 24 hours in that long line of
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cloud which stretches from the southwest eases up towards central and eastern parts of china staying very much in place further big downpours and as we go on through the next day. the main focus for that wetter weather in a similar area perhaps thinking a little further south was as we go on through monday you could see some rain just pushing up into hong kong temperatures here at around 32 degrees still plenty of rain in sioux wealthiest in parts of india the west and still saying big downpours up towards the central plains as well so over towards a state where we've seen some very heavy rain a recently pushing across into behind of course that has led to further flooding science of the 5 ports is just starting to ease at the moment and hopefully that will be the case as we go on through the next couple of days but you can see the situation still pretty poor at present more big downpours across the northeast of india bangladesh pushing up across the far north of in the. more heavy rain through
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the western ghats and now that rain pushing back into moment by we'll see temperatures in new delhi at 36 degrees. recruited to win a war exploited to on the battlefield to call the new regime placed in different value in african life and in the parish and then abandoned for a lifetime we should be ashamed but thank goodness we form for our country on this big over to the people in power investigates the plight of imperial britons african troops they gave me tonight the forgotten heroes of empire on al-jazeera.
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and over again top stories on al-jazeera britain's foreign secretary has spoken with his iranian counterpart and expressed quote extreme disappointment over to run seizure of for you 3 flag ship in the strait of hormuz on friday the u.k. has warned all its ships to avoid the strait for now. 2 main suspects behind the murder of the turkish diplomat in northern iraq have been arrested 27 year old muslim diag is among them and he's believed to have killed turkey's deputy consul general and 2 other people on wednesday. thousands of people are marching to the u.k.'s parliament hoping to persuade the next prime minister to stay in the e.u. organizers of the march for change say they want to send a pro europe message to boris johnson a man tipped to become the next prime minister and stop the brics it chaos and he sent this update from the march in central london. this protest wasn't as large as
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the previous brecht's that demonstration in london but there are a number of groups and people have trouble from all over the country saying that they're determined still to stop it. also to oppose the man that they assume will be the next british prime minister boris johnson obviously he said he's willing to take britain out of the european union even without a deal at the end of october now in the last few days a number of events have suggested that perhaps that's less likely for example the chancellor of the exchequer philip hammond said he would vote against the government to stop or no deal and several other cabinet ministers took part in a vote in parliament which effectively stops the next prime minister from suspending parliament to force through a no deal we're also hearing that brussels behind the scenes is offering the british government the next prime minister an extension which they could sell to
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the conservative party and peace as a technical delay but in fact that would be more time to negotiate some kind of a new breaks it deal what this crowd want is clearly no breaks it but they say for democracy to be seen to be done with this amp us what they want is either a referendum or a general election in which the parties clearly at least some of them come out and campaign for remain nobody knows if that is going to happen it's clear though that people are worried by the prospect of such a prime minister as boris johnson in power unelected by the general population or thousands of supporters as a pro china groups have held a rally in hong kong organizers say the rally is taken down violent acts during recent protests and to show support for hong kong's police rob mcbride reports. in a city more used to protest against its government this day belong to the pro
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establishment camp thousands turned out for a so-called safeguard hong kong rally calling for unity in a city that's become deeply divided in 2000 and angered by pro-democracy demonstrators a minority of whom have turned to. violence. if you break the law you go to jail they chant. among the government supporters this local business association worried the continuing unrest is hurting hong kong's economy. and i am not we are on people but we seen on t.v. a lot of people coming out because of the chaos and we need to protect our home we need to create more positive energy but as well as people from hong kong it was clear many protesters were being brought in as organized groups from mainland china . still they would argue as a chinese city they have the right to defend it and it's in battled police force
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accused by protesters of using brutality to break up largely peaceful demonstrations far from using excessive force these people say the police have shown remarkable restraint against hostile demonstrators and have paid a heavy price in terms of officers injured it comes amid reports that morale in the police force is also suffering and on saturday news of a new threat is this standoff continues police show off a cache of weapons they say they seized in a raid on a warehouse unit that included a large quantity of an explosive often used in bomb making along with material linked to the movement opposed to a proposed extradition law that's now been suspended at the moment we're still investigating the motive. of that fences and whether the explosives what other uses of that explosive we're still investigating with no
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concrete evidence to prove that it is relating or not relating to the incident or the tomorrow he's referring to with sunday which will see another big rally by the pro-democracy groups still angry at what they see is the growing influence from mainland china rob mcbride al jazeera hong kong. peruvian police have destroyed more than 11000 firearms and what's been called the country's largest weapons destruction operation in a decade officials say more than 4500 handguns and a 1000 shotguns were knelt down in a furnace most of the guns were seized from criminal gangs as part of an ongoing crackdown on violence. thousands of people have rallied in puerto rico for another day demanding the governor's resignation ricardo rosado is accused of corruption sexism and homophobia after messages between him and his aides were leaked they show them mocking women the disabled and victims of hurricane maria. polls have
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closed in pakistan's northwestern tribal areas after the 1st provincial vote in the region's history official results are expected in 2 days in territory was. province last year and borders afghanistan kamal hyder spoke to politicians in the area about how important these elections are for them and the region. it's a historic. tribal area which was once known for all the militant outfits including al qaida movement of the. dollar bond and the of one taliban however military operations have meant that people are now feeling secure enough to come out and cause their war for the 1st time they have been electing their members who of course really take care of their needs in the provincial assemblies. it was a difficult task in tribal cultures for a woman to take part in the election but i took this challenge and others will
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follow me. this area was once known as a no go area you had to seek permission to visit here today we got our identity and freedom everyone here is celebrating in haiti that after the merger they will get the jew rights which they were deprived of. august on of course the challenge of having i located. in order to build it just for the 1st time in the history of the tribal areas there now they are celebrating this is one independence day off pakistan it is now people they are hoping for the betterment of their lives and. it is really much peaceful. for the people who love their driver larry edited a new beginning and of course david to be pinning their hopes and expectations on the representatives from the radio political parties and also independent candidates take their problems to the provincial assembly budget gone have taken
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a major step by merging tribal areas into the type of book while province and the government are also out to give theory i sure don't join in order to direct this region richard to be an empowered patient and of course left behind the rest of the country the people of god will now be hoping they did indeed a new beginning and a historic moment oakley's 39 people have been killed and more than $5000000.00 affected by monsoon rains and flooding in northeast india animals are also at risk in india as a chasm running a national park home to the largest population of a protected one horned indian rhino where than 100 animals have died victoria again he reports. marooned on what looks like an island these one who dryness and buffalo have no choice but to wait for the floodwaters to recede they've taken refuge in one of 33 artificial high lands built 3 years ago at casablanca national park they
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almost certainly would not have survived otherwise mainly in case of rain with this but all over the islands the del quite like behaving as i did in 2016 be a concept that i don't think at the last you'd also be a concert at around 1000 kilometers old this old highland so it's basically something that was this baby rhino didn't get to highland in time to escape the flood water instead after numerous attempts a rescue team succeeded in dragging the panicked to safety. catherine a national park is home to several protected and endangered species but it's the conservation success of the one honed indian bryant. park into a world heritage site. but the animals still face 2 big threats the annual soon floods and poaches the park has 199 and watchtower as most of which are currently surrounded by floodwater ranges
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a working round the clock where the poaches may take advantage of the diet conditions to launch more attacks. and to take care we've been very vigilant we keep a close eye on the animals day and night i'm expecting more poaches to come now because they take more chances during the rains india rhinos were once close to extinction today there are nearly $3000.00 and catherine is home to more than 80 percent of them the demand for rhino horns in neighboring southeast asia remains a huge threat as do the monsoon rains victoria gave him be algis there are physical therapy is considered a luxury and if you there are a few therapists available to treat tens of millions of people and not all have received their doctorates a global standard for the practice they are hurting met the 1st class a physical therapist trying to make a difference in the capital. rebecca nya deck lost her legs in a land mine explosion she's a refugee from south sudan and was sent to add as
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a buffer physical therapy treatment now after 2 years she's learning to walk again . when we came to ethiopia they welcomed us we came because of the crisis now we're waiting to learn how to use these artificial limbs this is the 2nd time for me to come here. ethiopia's physical therapy program is just getting started and the demand is staggering with an estimated 105000000 people in the country there are only 17 doctors a physical therapy given exam. here was one of the 1st the windsor program started in 2002 in going to think i was among. the students to enroll into this program and after 10 years or in the launch of the stockton program i was also there for us to go to this program so for sure i feel like playing at the school fish and 3 doctors a physical therapy work at this clinic in alice abbott and treat patients like
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rebecca others are scattered across the country as of now they're graduates from the 1st and only doctor class in ethiopia mohammed hussein is another patient he had a stroke and relies on his rehab to move again. who thought he knew i suffer from this and was shocked when i found out there was physical therapy here i thought it was a luxury not this i feel awful that's one. of the services here are free paid for by the government but when we visited there were a few patients getting help at the clinic. one of the biggest challenges with physical therapy in ethiopia is lack of awareness most people don't even know that facilities like this exist but even if they did there still aren't enough therapists to treat everyone and this is a misconception existed in most parts of you know because not only physical therapy you can see what we have to consider. some of the physically disabled are often reduced to begging at times relying on their disability to make money even though
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ethiopia's physical therapy program is relatively new it's still more developed than in neighboring countries many patients from south sudan sudan and eritrea rely on the facilities here to gain their life back for rebecca her new legs mean she can get around in the refugee camp where she lives part of her treatment is learning how to walk on an even ground similar to the surfaces in the camp during the time when i didn't have these legs i was just sitting at home with no place to go because i had no mobility progress on a national level is slow going but for patients here it comes one step at a time leah harding al-jazeera at its africa. july 20th war it's the 50th anniversary of the 1st moon landing i am far. from. over but i want to. so as this historic milestone is being celebrated the world is
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also looking forward to what could be the next moon shot reaching for the moon was the mark of a superpower and defined the space race between the u.s. and the soviet union but it's now 50 years since american astronauts planted their flag on the moon surface cup of nations with lunar ambitions has expanded from a city bar explains. the u.s. space agency nasa wants humans back there the soonest possible the 1st new mission could be as soon as 2024 and the construction of a lunar base could begin 4 years later it's estimated nasa will need $20.00 to $30000000000.00 in january china made history by landing the china 4 on the mysterious far side of the moon it's still there collecting samples that help us understand how the came to be india is also on track to becoming a major space power is chandra a young one over to the mean back in 2008 and confirmed the existence of ice at the
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lunar poles it also was to launch chandra a young 2 destination the south pole of the made the 1st human made machine to. europe's largest active volcano cicely's mt etna erupted overnight spewing more lava and plumes of ash local airports were closed briefly because of ash clouds acknowledges one of italy's 3 active volcanoes and is popular with tourists you can find out much more on that story on our website at al-jazeera dot com you could have there for all the day's top stories and all the latest updates on the news it's all that al-jazeera dot com. hello again the headlines on al-jazeera britain's foreign secretary has spoken with has a ringing counterpart and expressed quote extreme disappointment over her own seizure of her u.k. flied ship in the strait of hormuz on friday the u.k.
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foreign office has summoned the top iranian an envoy to london and has warned all its ships to avoid the strait for now barker has an update from london. the high level meeting of senior military intelligence and political figures of course jeremy hunt the foreign secretary is attending that meeting we believe that meeting may have already now come to an end before that meeting started though jeremy hunt did say the following that the seizure of the tanker races some very serious questions about the security of british shipping and international shipping through the strait of hormuz we know that there was a phone call between jeremy hunt and his radiant counterpart foreign minister zarif journey home so that he was extremely disappointed with the seizure of the tankers raef said that the tanker would be held for the time being and undergo some sort of legal process so we don't imagine that this will be over any time soon 2 main
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suspects be on the murder for turkish diplomat in northern iraq have been arrested 27 year old muslim dog is among them he is believed he believed to have killed turkey's deputy consul general and 2 other people on wednesday there have been explosions across yemen's capital of sanaa after a string of saudi u.a.e. that air strikes saudi media says coalition jet fighters targeted military camps across the city destroying air defenses and missile storage sites thousands of pro-government protesters held a rally in hong kong organizers say it was to condemn violence during demonstrations against the now suspended extradition go. polls have closed in pakistan's northwestern tribal areas after the 1st provincial elections in the region's history official results are expected in 2 days the territory bordering afghanistan was merged with province last year and until now has been ruled by councils of tribal elders. 50 years after the 1st moon landing inspiring know the
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ins worldwide the us is again looking to the stars and wants to send astronauts back to the moon by 2024 those are the headlines people in power as next. during the british empire recruited hundreds of thousands of african soldiers to function africa asia and the middle east. the survivalist face discrimination and the connect many being abandoned to poverty in the shaming acts of disregard now
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we've been to investigate the plight of britain's african veterans the forgotten heroes of its empire. your 2nd zambia november 28th and the royal visit is underway red herring right off my each and every day you want. to try to write. prescribe campaign to take a. minute right just one. hour now 94
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years or. all of this for all of this in by our. own warped tour. we suffered your heart. just in close was one of several 100000 africans who fought for the british during world war 2 and one of the many who later felt abandoned to a life of poverty and neglect. you know what if my house looked. little. prince harry has come to zambia to pay his country's respects to its african veterans justin hopes his meeting with the prince will also raise awareness of his plight so you can try and fool who poured into who you call mark turns out you are on this of course these are ours is not good. because and ourselves.
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for example given. out there when we come back our love for work or anyone you never forget me because i do give. a lot in africa yet on the kenya front many different types of men are defending the british empire during the 2nd world war more than half a 1000000 african troops served with the british army many deployed thousands of miles from home across the continent the middle east. it was part of the largest single movement of african men overseas since the slave trade. it would expose them to the horrors of past 2 in the deserts in the jungle and cost many thousands of lives during the service person would also subject these men to systematic racism and prejudice and on their return they would suffer the indifference of an empire on which the sun was soon to set now with the number of
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britons african veterans when dealing fast there are callers to fully acknowledge those sacrifices and belatedly to make amends for that post-war neglect we should be ashamed but veterans who fought for our country all they think of the things we have an opportunity that twilight to get that right it's not too late. to do them when they don't run but. we're at the door do a door do a no go get that kind man yet but i don't know that god will go down by new d.n.i. now by new not but they're going to new know with the way said i know you have a good background you would not go get that kind you know whether he's a good guy doing good work working or no good they're going to. go in there they're all good i would do that. so wargrave cemetery near mount kenya you said be open buki and gashed infinity have come to pay their respects to the $14.00
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comrades both men fought for person during world war 2 facing death and hardship and battlefields far from. good. did your phone number walking around in window going on be a little more bizarre an hour. now with. no good news or talk on uma way with the dog by uma well the joke on my brain i will go like that. as with many soldiers recruited from britain as colonies you said we are having missile idea of what was a stake in this war. good men are prepared to write the grim 1000000 members by the green it would run run run about the downgrade here. at river because there. i don't know why i'm here like. all those. when we began in
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1939 european powers had colonized most of africa brisson quickly put as many african colonies on a war footing much as it had done in won't one some years before. yes at 1st officials with about the row some cool native african so which is might play in the conflicts some were even opposed to giving them mixing them with white soldiers reflecting the white spread prejudice of the time racism was pervasive in the 1930 s. and forty's it was perfectly acceptable to be a racist and polite western society. still look upon the words of rudyard kipling when you call people. devil and child timothy parsons is a historian and one of the roads leading authorities on the east african army he champions the rights of these cologne you're
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a soldier is and has dedicated his life to chronicling their last history the imperial system was riddled with racism there were people who are unapologetic racists at all levels of civil society at all levels of the military institutions might feel obliged to keep them in political and economical barrier no one volunteers to live under an empire their authoritarian states that are almost invariably 100 percent built by conquest the subjects of empire have no rights now british empire was arguably the most benign of the world's empires they justified these conquests in this paternalist idealistic rhetoric and on the assumption that africans read an inferior stage of development and then needed a helping hand. by 940 nazi germany and he said talley and allies were making gains in europe and north africa isolated on the man. and increasingly concerned about
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the japanese threat to its asian dominions and desperately needed more troops so despite earlier reservations it turned to a secretary called and he's launching an intense recruitment right. now. good wrong go where i need out where my not bad there were too. many africans were reluctant to enlist in this white man's war but britain had 3 key tactics to recruit them the 1st was presenting army life is economic opportunity another was propaganda. war that hitler wanted to seize their land land that of course had already been colonized by the purchased themselves. new movie of the moment. but there we go around the group with the president again a guy with
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a do not get the dime me or got mad with the got there. there was a 3rd means of recruitment force officially conscription was ruled out and the lisp was supposed to be entirely voluntary but desperate to raise numbers colonial officials would often pressure local chiefs and now it is to find the men and turn a blind eye to how they went about it. the way men were actually recruited was often that the chiefs would press gang men in some cases they would press gang men who were out of favor men were definitely swept up into the combat units who are absolutely not tears greyson be facing a widow now living in the highlands near nairobi remembers how the chief's men snatched her husband from their village before he was sent off to north africa and . i'm one year and go. wherever that i'm in going to all go and go we'll
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all go home oh wonder good that we were no will do moment no i acquired run man no not now where would that man in my local language. and not neighbor am we're not allowed to we're not quite doing it what did i i we're not go down to your car no they're not good yeah they're not in an i.v. near one not. although one of those who volunteered to use a b o 2. miserable conditions in the forests and steep river valleys of heavy rain tropical disease and fic jungle russians were in short supply bloom where. they don't need to be excluded that a bug to come when companies would do it they. had to bribe them corny had told them not to be a good we were no bad to be a little. book i learn no either. in theory african soldiers in persons forces were subject to the same military discipline as all its other troops however
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in reality there was some notable differences there were bugs from becoming commissioned officers and from disciplining lower ranking white soldiers most disturbingly corporal punishment which the british army had officially outlawed for decades elsewhere was still used against african troops throughout world war 2 beatings one not uncommon where you were working where we were all going to ok that i'm going to need them in but we my weemba or did. i let nobody one down one would normally be forgotten by go ahead to get up no where to. go didn't know now what the idea. how did you know i mean i know. who i'm not at between that will. have thieving i says. well. not them because he wanted the media but the war there. was not one of britain's willing
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recruits he was sent to ethiopia and somaliland as a signalman relaying messages between units it will run even though the room seems to me that i think. i'm going to be brought back. by god you will believe there won't be long in the world. the world. because you i know bought one to live with that you're. high and. we haven't really legally out in a way that don't. get one on. t.v. or not global big. or cowra again or go one day and they'll be a. 1000000 dead yet again or by one. but just a harsh discipline i'm bruce to come back to haunt tibet there were compounded by the treatment the soldiers like you said be a receipt when the victory came.


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