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that area where he was working in a mining area the clinic is now closed some clinicians have been vaccinated and health workers are trying to trace people the victim made contact with more than a 1000000 people live in this city on the border with rwanda. we did not know what was happening we just saw people looking like doctors carrying him away they said they will come back to approximate us. we are free and resident because we have seen how people are dying it would turn burn beni night and day the 2nd worst outbreak in the country's history was declared a year ago and has since claimed the lives of 1700 people it's 2nd only to the outbreak in west africa that killed 11000 people 5 years ago health workers trying to combat the outbreak are having to deal with militia groups and communities both hostile to them as well as poor infrastructure in vast regions where villages are hard to reach. for to mark a humble isn't a born
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a survivor who spends her time taking care of children whose parents are the sick or dead she also talks to people and have believed in the town of benny about the importance of health care some congolese want to know about a new ball a vaccine they've hired out from other funds people are saying the new proposed vaccine isn't good enough workers need to seem surprised people so they can understand because this virus needs to go away the proposal by the world health organization to use a vaccine for clinical trials is controversial critics say the drug is experimental and shouldn't be tested on congolese people w.h.o. says vaccination is important for such. a clear we need. to get more information on the set. of recommendations the best. because. back in
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goma doctors try to work out how to stop the disease from spreading health workers in goma say the wall prepared to deal with the situation they've set up hand washing points in different parts of the city they say the treatment centers are well equipped and they have enough personnel but they're also warning people to keep vigil avoid unnecessary contact with each other but not to worry about people that we've been speaking to in goma a telling us it's very difficult to keep calm at this moment. and there is also a lot of political uncertainty right now especially the health ministry these no health many stuck place the former minister resent he resigned citing saying that the government he doesn't like how the government is handling their affairs he also said that there's this huge push to introduce this a new 2nd vaccine that i've talked about in that story that he says that it's
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experimental they want to use it for clinical trials and he does not feel it should be administered on. people so all this really complicating matters in this fight against a bona catherine thank you. lots more ground still to cover for you here on the news hour including it started as a core deal missing then came accusations of coercion we'll hear the latest diplomatic waves being created by the south china sea. another day another murder scene fear of crime is creating ghost towns in mexico. and in the sports news the canadian teenager making a big impact against last season's champions league. it is the latest escalation in tensions between washington and tehran the americans have imposed sanctions on iran's top diplomat they accuse the foreign minister
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zarif of promoting what's called the reckless agenda of iran's supreme leader mr zarif has said the u.s. acted because it considers him to be a huge threat quotes the minister says sanctions on his u.s. assets do not affect him because he doesn't have any u.s. assets the iranian president hassan rouhani is accusing the u.s. of childish behavior especially after proposing unconditional talks the revolutionary guard also condemning the sanctions on mr zarif quote ridiculous elite. in another development germany has rejected a u.s. request to join a british and french mission to help secure the straits of hormuz the german government says it wants to avoid escalating tensions in the gulf rosslyn jordan has that story from washington. the u.s. is maximum pressure campaign against iran has claimed a new target foreign minister john it's
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a real american educated comfortable in front of the cameras and the one who negotiated the 2050 nuclear deal with world powers but the trumpet ministration says zarif is no honest broker and has imposed sanctions on him we consider javid zarif the foreign minister an illegitimate spokesman for iran are and iran itself is a government you consider illegitimate do not well exactly it is a state sponsor of terrorism it is the world central banker of terrorism biggest finance or biggest arm are the sanctions come at a time of great tension between tampon and washington whether in the waterways of the gulf or in proxy conflicts around the middle east any assets zarif might have in the us are frozen these approvals to visit un headquarters in new york are no longer guaranteed and the trumpet ministration says it's no longer obligated to talk to zarif since the us quit the iran nuclear deal last year on this point one
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expert says the u.s. is recognizing the real source of power in town or on the managed power is not mr rouhani the president is not was as ari the foreign minister it is the supreme leader ayatollah ali home and he was in charge of the armed forces the judiciary decors and after august intelligence agencies ministries and so on and so forth and not not to say that he is a nice old power broker are making the country by far the most important and all the armed forces actually to reduce the guards that you. saunders so are most loyal to it and but another expert says this isn't why the u.s. is targeting zarif the troubling ministration or at least the faction that is behind this decision is not interested in the pla mysie they want to prevent it at all cost this is an effective measure towards at least making it much much more difficult for us and iran to talk and if the us and iran cannot talk that increases
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the likelihood of a military confrontation which is the explicit desire of john bolton a national security advisor even as the us was rolling out its sanctions and else meant as a reef was reacting on twitter thanking the trump ministration for considering him a threat to its agenda rosalyn jordan al-jazeera washington. ok life to tehran correspondent said big asset i guess these sanctions are really about stopping mr zarif moving around but how do you have negotiations if you stop the person who you want to negotiate with from moving around. well that's a question that's been raised here because if the u.s. is not willing to negotiate with the chief negotiator devide sharif sorry then who are they going to negotiate with because they're running out of people to talk to now the revolutionary guard have reacted they've condemned these sanctions they've
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praised the reefs diplomacy and his efforts in what they call in taking on media propaganda now this morning to take to twitter and he said that he knew that calling for dialogue and peace. the b. team in the beating he's referring to is the u.s. presence advisor john bolton the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and the crown prince of saudi arabia mohammed bin he went on to say that the reasons these sanctions have been imposed on him off because of his words and people don't need a license to listen. and read his articles that he has said that these sanctions won't affect him he has no assets outside of iran and the u.s. says that they've imposed sanctions on him because they see him acting on behalf of the supreme leader so many now he is close to the supreme leader in fact the supreme leader has praised his diplomatic efforts. was pacifically selected for
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this position because of his experience and skills in diplomacy by the president rouhani now these sanctions come a month after u.s. president donald trump signed an executive order protein putting the sanctions on the supreme leader and it's part of the u.s. policy of maximum pressure since they pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal last year so the questions are being raised here about who the u.s. actually wants to talk to. thanks very much. the united states is playing to north korea's latest missile tests state media in pyongyang says kim jong il and watched weapons days launch of 2 short range missiles the u.s. national security adviser says they don't violate a pledge to stop testing long range weapons rope mcbride has more for us from seoul . the weapons system north korea says it tested is very different to the 2 short range ballistic missiles 1st described by south korean officials on wednesday in an
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official statement from its state run news agency north korea says that it was in fact a multiple guided rocket launcher system a test that was overseen by north korean leader kim jong un he was said to be pleased with the test a system which it said would cause inescapable distress to whoever was on the receiving end the fact that it doesn't seem to be a ballistic missile makes it less of a provocation but it also seems to indicate that if a rocket could be mistaken for a missile then it does show a significant advance in north korea's rocket technology and still this is a system that would put much of south korea within range the timing of this test is still significant it comes just ahead of planned exercises between south korean and u.s. forces in its statements north korea made no specific reference to south korea but
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in another editorial wednesday it has criticized the south for so-called double dealing in being involved in these exercises meanwhile the u.s. national security advisor john bolton has been speaking on u.s. television playing down this test saying it doesn't break with kim jong un's promise that he made to donald trump not to test long range intercontinental ballistic missiles but as far as the working level talks are concerned that are meant to get under way between north korean and u.s. officials that they agreed on in their meeting on the d.m.z. a month ago he had no news on that saying it was up to north korea to respond that basically it was for them to make the next move. the u.s. secretary of state has criticized china for what he called its coercive behavior in the south china sea pump made those comments after meeting china's foreign minister in thailand mr pump is also meeting leaders from the asean regional organization in
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bangkok it's the 1st stop in a weeklong trip that includes australia and micronesia scott hide from bangkok. in bangkok many different types of meetings taking place throughout the day foreign ministers of those 10 aussie on member nations meeting with a 3rd country foreign minister we had bilateral meetings between the united states and china but at the end of the day there really was no movement on any of the big issues being faced here in east asia and southeast asia what were discussed though were the big east south china sea territorial disputes the tension on the korean peninsula the trade war between the united states and china but none of those issues were really moved forward they were just brought up a lot of pleasantries people saying they want to continue working together but no real concrete action but interestingly later in the day u.s. secretary of state mike pompei i held a press conference and in that press conference a lot of these pleasantries but also some very strong words to china on its relationship with cambodia i want also to address something that came up in the
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u.s. ministerial meeting cambodia refuted reports that is allowing the chinese military installation to be built on its territory the united states welcomes cambodia's strong defense of its national sovereignty and we encourage other nations in the region to follow cambodia's lead and protecting it and the meetings will continue here on friday again a lot of bilateral meetings trilateral meetings but one meeting that is quite interesting it's actually a form of regional forum so all of these hundreds of diplomats who have gathered here in bangkok will meet under one roof. china is preventing many of its people from traveling to taiwan the decision to stop issuing travel permits will affect people from 47 mainland cities china views taiwan as a breakaway province and tensions between beijing and taipei have been rising in recent months when a mourner from shanghai. in the 1st half of this year more than $600000.00 people from china visited taiwan so this decision will certainly have an economic impact
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and that seems to be the motivation behind it to apply pressure on the government in taiwan led by a president sighing wind who very much opposes the one china principle we have the election to coming up in january next year and there's no doubt that the government in china would prefer to see a more pro beijing person in office in taipei the decision also comes after some fairly provocative events recently we had the latest arms sale announced by the united states to taiwan worth more than $2000000000.00 that certainly angered beijing there was a visit also by president sighing when to some caribbean nation some of the few countries that still have diplomatic relations with taiwan on her way there and back she stopped off in the united states words which also angered the government in china and the government in taiwan is also offered to provide sanctuary to
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protesters in hong kong who have been rallying against their own government and also increasing influence from beijing ok time for the world where the floods receding in the indian states and bihar his rep yet 200 people died but you're right they are receding and the damage is revealed that is reveal it this is sick video from the horror of yes several water buffalo have been drown the escapes but you still got me hari water over many places in the state was worst hit with a drum of course persis banks this was in the last couple of weeks where the real downpours came. much of the rain has moved on from that snow the monsoon front is of a pakistan it's taken this long to fill the rainy in that far west but it's indeed done that the last 24 hours has shown huge amounts to india. 40 min to beaches in pakistan we're talking about 50 is a bit of a controversy but there has been a lot of rain in the whole north woods just for rome this one millimeter in some authorities properly set in here but kharaj he had
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a good downpour couple of days ago and the indices have seen some infill of its waters further upstream so this is a picture around karateka annoying for many i have to say fun for some particularly if you're young and got nothing else to do you know dragging your bet around just jumping and swim and it's a rare event anyway to be honest to see decent cool water pakistan is typically a hot and dry country 46 today compare that with the hottest place i think all this and that is just off the coast of kuwait at 52.5 peter. thank you very much still to come here on al-jazeera. a new beginning for the hotel in kenya at the center of an attack 6 months ago. in the sports trying to stricker's get their hands on proofing rubble is here with that story in about 20 minutes.
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of american civility on al-jazeera. welcome back you're watching the news a lot from my headquarters here in doha and pizza told me in the church today updating your top stories to us next on the security force. isn't something yemen have killed dozens of people to see fighters say they targeted a military camp in aden used by amarok to train forces separately a police stations attacked in the city center. rwanda has now reopened its border with the d r c after closing it earlier today the ongoing crisis one year old child has now become the 3rd patient to die from the virus in goma in the city close the
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border with rwanda more than $800.00 people have died since the latest outbreak began a year ago and the iranian president accusing the u.s. of quote childish behavior after put sanctions on the foreign minister zarif the u.s. says he's promoting what it calls the reckless agenda of iran's supreme leader. let's get more on our top story for you here on the news are let's talk to our senior correspondent my colleague who has covered the region extensively so where we are today is the u.a.e. he carries through on this drawdown creates a power vacuum must have known it was going to create a power vacuum and everything else begins to fracture even more than it was fracturing before it is it is definitely a huge crisis now for the saudi led campaign in yemen a senior yemeni commander was killed today in the attack where the healthiest are getting of the military installation is chose of the whole thiis commanders to gather more intelligence about the gathering about who's who invest gathering and launch and attack it shows also some of the one number
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a vulnerability is that these are the coalition continue to face in yemen and will continue to face in the near future which is how to stop the houthi is from gaining ground and how to prevent further fragmentation in yemen it's definitely a very delicate situation with the saudis do you think trying to get a handle on this get their grip on it and if they do how do they do it because there was a point maybe a year ago when people were saying actually the saudis are kind of overstretching themselves anyway because they've got strategic interests or they're trying to manipulate strategic interests in other areas around the region the saudis have never managed to put boots on the ground there were basically all the time relying on local militias affiliated with them to advance their own agenda it was the emirate is home montagne it is substantial military presence in the southern part of the country. it has a lot more there are insecure. and and especially in aden with their gradual
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pullout from from aden they're going to create a huge crisis for the saudis down the saudis will have to make a choice about either to commit further soldiers sound sources of the ground or to build a local force. to try to. put an end to the. over what to the rise of the whole is the problem is that they haven't been able to equip train. a solid group based in yemen to do that but if that's what they want to do the success or failure of that in part depends on whether the who sees can maintain what they've been doing just over the past 24 hours because they seem energized afresh in a way you know if we believe this claim that they go ballistic missile all the way up past bahrain up to damage in the oil rich region that's significant in itself but can they keep on doing that kind of highly symbolic tactical maneuver they
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can't account for the fear for the obvious reason that for more than 4 years since the start of the campaign the hope is us to maintain the same strategic areas they have controlled says they took over the capital sana'a in 2014 they are inside there all the border with saudi arabia they are in the are on the ask us of ties the us to buy the they control huge area in the northern part of the country that's where they have strong loyalties that's considered to be their stronghold i mean the sound of his campaign has not really when you look at it managed to somehow sideline the whole things or undermine them mr capabilities we have also to remind our viewers that the whole thing is managed to grade the extent after the killed former president ali abdullah saleh to have all the units loyal to the former president joining the host is to have switch allegiance automatically to the whole thing so some of those units particularly the republican god it's been about officers who are trained in the in the former soviet republic very well trained
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very well equipped and some of them have been working on advancing the missile missile capabilities of the of the of the yemeni republican over many decades so i think the whole thing is are using those offices those units particular the republican guard to launch the missiles that have been lost over the last particular the last 2 years to target areas inside saudi arabia and also in yemen thank you so much. protesters in sudan have taken to the streets for what organizers are calling a nationwide 1000000 man march there demanding justice for the killing of of the 6 people on monday when the security forces fired live ammunition on a student protest the ruling transitional military council has blamed paramilitary rapid support forces for the killings it says some members have now been arrested our correspondent had a morgan joins us live here on the news from the ethiopian capital addis ababa how many people do we think are actually on this march now. well here is going to be
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very hard to determine how many people are out simply because it's not just the team that is under streets there are tests happening in some of the art of the country as well as demanding and just and reducing not just an overkill in the protests were killed on monday but for protesters who have been killed since december they're saying that the ministry is not able to set up an independent and srinagar investigation committee and they're demanding that another in the end but you've got to look into the killings of those protesters so not high time to turn out on. their own as the dow fights he's actually is the a body that has been also protests since december and they're saying that they're demanding not just unjust and justice and accountability but for a swift transition to civilian rule and do we know that what happened and will continue to be blamed on the rapid support forces. well it's not just iraq and support forces that is being blamed here it's irish the transitional military
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council is also blaming the city needs professional association for inciting its words inciting the protest is to go out on the streets in the 1st place but let's look at the reasons that those students took to seats on monday in the city of not reduced lunch there are protesting the lack of bread. in price of transportation and heating which incidentally is the stated reason that people took to the streets in december and never stopped since then so it is months of only security opposition coalition as the forces of freedom and change which the sunnis a special dispensation is ourselves is blaming the transitional it's very on something that people didn't have the right to protest and saying that it's the job of the military council and security forces to protect the protest and so there's an extra year of this happening as its eyes are going to need to discuss the final details of a transitional government thank you. the
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front runner in the race to become the democratic party nominee to challenge donald trump for the u.s. presidency had a tough time last night the former vice president joe biden faced attacks from 9 other presidential hopefuls during a 2nd night of debate john hendren reports from detroit. the front runner spot was joe biden's to lose any plan to win or go down fighting in debate one comolli harris attacked biden got a boost in the polls. on the way in to debate 2 easy minutes later on question one he has sailed her plan for publicly funded health care the senators had several plans for you can't be president trying with double talk on this plan we are now paying 3 bill a trillion dollars a year for health care in america over the next 10 years it's probably going to be 6 trillion dollars we must then inside detroit's fox theater came an avalanche of
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counterattacks on immigration it looks like one of us has learned the lessons of the past and one of us hasn't on criminal justice because you stood up and used that tough on crime phony rhetoric the got a lot of people liked it but destroyed communities like mine and on climate change washington state governor jay inslee called biden's plan in adequate his disagreement with his response with me it did. when he said. there's no work in the south this is our last chance and the next president we had to move our house is on fire we're going to put it out. had a target on his back it was hit again and again by his critics on a day each time he struck back over the next few days the polls will determine whether those repeated attacks left a lasting mark to win against president democrats who have to win in states like michigan which won in 2016 detroiter mario mauro has some advice come here often
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work hard to make sure they connect with the voters make sure there is some type of connection with issues. just black issues black folks like everybody else want to talk about those issues that are going to be successful in the future student loan. in his closing remarks biden bungled his own fund raising phone number he meant to say tax joe to 30330 instead he said go to joe 30330 and help me in this fight the repeated attacks that apparently rattled the leading candidate john hendren al-jazeera detroit. the us central bank has cut its main interest rate for the 1st time in 11 years an effort to boost spending the head of the federal reserve says he's concerned about the global economic slowdown and the trade war between the u.s. and china the outlook for the u.s. economy remains favorable and this action is designed to support that outlook. it
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is intended to insure against downside risks from weak global growth and trade policy uncertainty to help offset the effects these factors are currently having on the economy and to promote a faster return of inflation to our symmetric 2 percent objective the moderates in mexico is at the highest level ever recorded in the country's history on average around 1000 people die every day 700000 were killed in the 1st half of this year now that's on top of drive by shootings kidnappings extortion and other serious crime much of it is linked to the warfare between rival drugs gangs. reports now from but a cruise with a fear of crime is causing many people to leave. a cycle of violence has gripped the mexican state of veracruz once a thriving economic hub for mexico it appears as though insecurity here has spiraled out of control not only has there been an increase in homicides and drive by shootings but also other crimes like extortion and kidnapping. in the coastal
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city of quotes acquired goes the perception of insecurity many residents feel has led to a sharp economic decline forcing business owners to close shop and leave town in a quest for kidnapping is a what really of hitters hot making news headlines about kidnappings has also been bad for us it's how to devastate the name of private investment in the city. the escalating violence in vera cruz is just one example of the deteriorating security situation across much of the country there were $17608.00 murders recorded nationwide in the 1st half of the year a 10 percent increase from 2018 which happened to be a record setting year for homicides in mexico it would vanish from the c.e.o.'s i worry about homicides i worry about kidnappings and robberies against people. the mexican president's strategy to combat violence has been the creation of a national guard critics say this militarized response. but the government has
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until now failed to deliver its intended results the almost a list that they have been seen by the main strategy of this government has been the national guard which has not even finished being established so it's difficult to evaluate if they are even for filling their goals. in much of mexico insecurity is rooted in the splintering of drug cartels who fight over control of territory that violence however frequently spills into the community we're walking along the boardwalk in quotes likewise goes better crews a part of town that would normally be full of people enjoying the beach in the sun as you can see there's hardly anyone here afraid of becoming the next victims of extortion or kidnapping or murder many of chosen to leave madrid up a little. bit accuse. the israeli army has killed a palestinian man who it says crossed the gaza fence and shot at the soldiers 3 soldiers were injured in the attack israeli army says the man was a member of the military wing of hamas and israeli tank targeted a hamas military post in pawn units in gaza in response but there are no reports of
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any injuries. hotel has reopened in the kenyan capital 6 months after an attack by 4 gunmen and a suicide bomber stormed and killing 21 people. that story from nairobi i'm the d.c.t. 2 hotel in kenya's capital nairobi wants the world to know it's open for business once again. it was a different picture 6 months ago. from the somali armed group al-shabaab attacked it says it wants kenya's army to leave neighboring somalia. one of them detonated a suicide bomb i just saw something that comes back. to me tracey 10 saw something i saw like an explosion from here so i saw that i don't know whether it was 132 was a leg. so she hid inside the head where she worked into police came
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but since that day i have feel like you want to do and i just said it was a. good risk meaning to just such an emotional moment for me. but the message of the hotel management and politicians is defiant. and this. is a back. nobody we. visitors coming to see. soldiers and police arrived about half an hour of the attack starting they swept through the buildings they rescued hundreds of people killed the remaining attackers and the whole thing was over in less than 24 hours the security agencies with within is much more effective than in previous attacks.

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