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it is really the creation of the world. when i used goes back to school to find out the secret to the. al-jazeera. and iman is a problem and this is the news hour live from die hard coming up in the next 60 minutes bombing intensifies in serious last rebel held prominence as a un bit to get aid in is blocked by russia and china. the international criminal court says it could investigate allegations of war crimes in palestinian territory israel calls it outrageous. protests against
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a citizenship law spread across india 6 people are killed on friday as crowds defy a police baton. and violence and chile's capital as protesters reject what they say down performance to the constitution. thousands of civilians a fleeing syria's edler province to the turkish border after a dramatic increase of bombings by their government and russia u.n. observers say 18000 people have been displaced in just 24 hours 7 people were killed on friday morning after at least 19 civilians were killed on thursday mohamad though has more. russian bucked the government forces of intensified the bombing campaign which includes al strikes dropping bottle bombs and shelling the town of the new man in south london and syrians living there say the tox at the
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school with hospitals market some homes targeted here rescue workers are struggling to save a young girl stuck under the rubble of all in moderate than. the tal in northwest syria is seeing some of the heaviest of talks in the almost 9. public and go against the offensive spilled onto the streets on friday hundreds in italy protested what they call the neglect of their plight by the international community they also called for swift hole to the bone but. we are the people of south of the countryside where out in a protest an ellipse city condemning the bombardment and the targeting of the evacuees as they try to flee their homes. and the protesters won't the march of the friday prayers in the small town of soma just a few kilometers from the border with turkey the town is
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a hub for aid going into city fighters from the opposition hired to his shop set up but he has to stop the protesters from walking towards the border but they failed turkish security forces say they were forced to send reinforcements to ensure the protesters didn't cross the border with intensified bombing campaign forcing thousands to flee their homes in the many face a cold and hungry winter. official comes on the syria turkey border of food forcing many of the displaced to live in flooded makeshift camps where aid delivery is a few and far between an animal or woman abusing these pieces of cloth this family consists of 16 people nobody helped us we use all kinds of materials including shoes in the stove to warm up our children fuel prices have more than doubled in the past 2 months and charities and hospitals say they are struggling to respond to the crisis mohamed atta well just stumble. well meanwhile russia
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and china have vetoed a united nations resolution that would allow cross border a deliveries from turkey and iraq to millions of syrian civilians for another year mike hanna has more from the u.n. the establishment of the 4 crossing points has been renewed each year this is the 1st time that russia backed by china has cast a veto the drafters of the resolution had initially wanted 5 crossing points to be established but then they reduce this to 3 in the bill to avoid the russian and chinese veto but even this watered down resolution failed to pass raising once again the question of the credibility of the security council just as i was sitting . in the seat in a state of shock i am continuing to stand here in a state of shock and as many of you know when i started the presidency in the month of december i talked about credibility in the council and today we took
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a huge step backwards in credibility where it really matters russia in turn introduced its own resolutions suggesting 2 crossing points be open for a period of 6 months both on the turkish border this was rejected by 6 members of the council who labeled it as a cynical political move the united kingdom voted against the russian text because we will not negotiate with a gun held to our heads over a cynical offer that would say fewer lives than we know is needed and that the un very clearly set out was necessary the one year term for the 4 crossing points expires on the 10th of january and unless the security council can come up with a compromise resolution by that date it will be millions of syrians with no humanitarian aid. joshua landis is the director of the center for middle east awnings at the university of oklahoma and he says that the international community
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is unlikely to intervene in an adlib. this is a humanitarian disaster waiting to happen there are many militants in this region syria is using nat as a pretext or as an excuse to destroy them and we know that the united states just you know a little while ago bombed in libya province itself in order to kill caleb baghdadi who had taken refuge there with some of his men many isis people had fled into the region so he world opinion maybe less. maybe divided over this region and this you know the world is really not looking turkey has closed the border and even though it is waving its arms at this and asking to international community to do something about it it's very unlikely that there will be anything done so if they want to take this province back. and syria has for a long time insisted that i have the highway open between damascus and aleppo the
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main highway that's now near. days to cities that syria is is bombing most heavily right now and moving towards and so it seems inevitable that syria will eventually take back these provinces the world is fed up with the syrian situation they've moved their gaze elsewhere i can tell you in the united states the syrian story has not been on the front page for a long time it's all about impeachment elections and ever since president trump withdrew from syria with truly u.s. troops there's really been very little syrian news here. let's move on to other news now the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court is pushing for an investigation into alleged war crimes in the palestinian territory she wants that to happen once the i.c.c. establishes its jurisdiction both israelis and palestinians face the possibility of having charges filed against them the u.s.
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says it opposes what it calls the unjustified inquiry that unfairly targets israel now the abraham reports from ramallah it's one of the alleged war crimes the international criminal court me investigate the targeted killing of unarmed protesters along gaza's border fence with israel chief prosecutor fatah been sued us says she's satisfied war crimes have been or are being committed in the gaza strip and the west bank including occupied east jerusalem she says because of the complexity of the situation she will ask the i.c.c. to rule on the territories on which it has jurisdiction palestinians welcome what they call a long overdue investigation. will hoping that the i.c.c. will hold those who are committing crimes against our people against our land. the crimes that are climbing the statue countable crimes and noble crimes of being political on the palestinian land which will basically said the stage or ending
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occupation and thus opening the oracle of the scope but israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu says the court has no jurisdiction to investigate in the palestinian territories this is a dark day for truth and justice the i.c.c. prosecutor has apparently decided not to dismiss the palestinian claim against the state of israel this is a baseless and religious decision the court has no jurisdiction in this case. the i.c.c. only has jurisdiction over petitions submitted by sovereign states but there's never been opposed to. the court based in the netherlands will only investigate alleged crimes committed after june 2014 when palestine became part of the i.c.c. has jurisdiction in the past 5 years thousands of new illegal settlement units were developed along with the confiscation of palestinian lands and demolition of their
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homes israel's response isn't unexpected it says the i.c.c. lacks validity over the israeli palestinian conflict since israel is not a member of the court and palestine is not a state even though the united nation granted palestine the status of nonmember state 7 years ago palestinian leaders say any crimes committed on palestinian territory must fall under the court's jurisdiction and. to india now where large crowds have again defied a bad on public gatherings to continue their protests against a controversial new citizenship law rallies were held in new delhi and elsewhere but protesters saying the law as anti muslim sabinus stressed out reports from new delhi. from friday prayers to street protests indians in the capital new delhi were in no rush to obey the government's ban on large gatherings
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. they wanted the scrapping of the citizenship law passed earlier this month it paved the way for migrants from 3 neighboring countries afghanistan bangladesh and pakistan to become indian citizens but not if they are muslim tens of thousands of protesters in various parts of the capital joined the outcry against what they say is divisive and discriminator e legislation by the ruling b j p hindu nationalist party. in delhi is german gender shaker. a leader from the delhi party a so-called untouchable caste waved a copy of the indian constitution later he even read sections from it security forces arrived as barricades were build government leaders haven't officially responded to friday's protests protesters called for peace harmony and nonviolence . i pay my gratitude to hindu christian sikh and dalat brothers who are fighting
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this battle alongside us i also want to tell it to the people here who make this rally x success by protesting peacefully and being united. in the northern city of luck now the capital of at that with the police for protesters 24 hours after one person was killed. 2 others were killed in karnataka state a ban on large gatherings has been imposed in both states. the port city of mangalore in karnataka remains under curfew till sunday protesters waited until late evening to join in demonstrations turn violent and police used water cannons against the protesters people we talked to earlier today said that they had come to the streets to protest not only against the citizenship law but also to stand up for in the secular constitution more protests are planned in the coming days. al-jazeera. protesters have returned to the streets of chad as capital angry about
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delays and negotiating a new constitution these use tear gas and water cannon to disperse demonstrators in santiago is the latest in the months long demonstrations of the social inequality on thursday today's congress approved a referendum on changing the constitution which dates back to the country's military dictatorship a latin america editor lucy newman has been protesters in santiago. masses of demonstrators are trying to gather near centavos main protest area in italian but in a change of strategy the riot police have cordoned off the whole area and are using large amounts of tear gas and water cannon to continue this is the spurstow crowd. all day they've been breaking up even on authorized demonstrations but the protesters keep coming back. and now the police is chasing after the protesters on motorcycles and on foot to arrest them. there is
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a lot of anger here 1st because the senate approved an agreement to allow a referendum on whether or not to rewrite the constitution which has been a key demand but it did not include a constitutional assembly that guarantees gender parity of voters with chile's indigenous groups that may change but most people here say they don't trust their politicians it's been more than 2 months since that massive protests. actually changes to redress the social and economic inequalities here began and while the government has offered some concessions including a raise in salaries and pensions the protesters and people elsewhere say these don't go nearly far enough. but plenty more ahead on the news hour including a record number of emergency personnel have been deployed across new south wales as a stranger braces for catastrophic fire conditions. so the eye is how rich they are
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it's not a. done deal britain's new parliament votes by well mainly to pass bars johnson's breaks that pill and the european and south american champion square off in doha peter looks ahead to the fee for club world cup final. thousands of people have been rallying in the capital against the nomination of the next prime minister. for troops fired tear gas at demonstrators who retaliated by throwing fireworks and rocks protesters have blocked the main highway linking beirut with southern lebanon promise to designate hossam is promising to form a technocratic government of experts within 6 weeks to solve the country's economic crisis tony berkley has more from beirut. less than 24 hours after lebanon's do prime minister designate was announced this was the reaction from people in beirut
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so. they launched angry street protests a confronted lebanese soldiers and right police rocks were thrown with casualties on both sides. this is a sunday area of beirut and these people are supporters of the outgoing prime minister he's calling for people to remain calm he wants them through reduce the tension and he wants them to work with the new prime minister. to help solve the problem but obviously that message is not being heard by these people. even though the prime minister designate has is a sunni muslim who was nominated by the predominately shia alliance of hizbollah and the mouth and its christian allies many in the sunny community expected hariri to be nominated and said i felt burned there is anger on the street because sunnis feel like we are being excluded no one will accept this people are hungry they don't have jobs and now they want to silence others have the hope but as your
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measurements i thought i was not good we need a person like her i can save the country from sectarian strife and a man who knows about the country and who can save the economy and the days that how do you get the latest protests following weeks of anger demanding political reforms were confined to largely sunny populated areas in beirut and tripoli lebanon's 2nd largest city. d.m. says he understands the problems but has asked the people to give him a chance he says he will begin talking to all political groups on saturday and says he hopes to form a government within 6 weeks. as an independent technocrat i'm looking for a technocrat government dechen says of independent ministers in order to serve our country in sort out our problems that we all know about diablo's a university professor and former education minister but many especially within the civil protest groups associate him with the corruption and nepotism there's played
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lebanese politics for decades and convincing all sides of the sectarian divide that he can solve the country's deepening crisis is not going to be easy but it is a huge chunk of the mountain of trouble and you know they're worth. and but the real problems about all of this is that you have to roll against the interests of the established parties. horning creasing number of lebanese the time for protest is over shops and businesses are closing the economy is on the verge of collapse youth unemployment is at an all time high inflation is soaring and many people are desperate for a solution. we are tired of this situation even the politicians are tired and we need a solution otherwise we will have to emigrate and leave the country to the politicians . has a limited time to overcome political divisions and form a government to solve the crisis and quell the anger if he fails further chaos and instability seem certain tony berkeley al-jazeera beirut to iraq now with
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a top shia leader has called for early elections to be held as soon as possible grand ayatollah ali al sistani says forming a new government is the only way out of the country's crisis protests have resumed as iraq's political leaders failed to reach their deadline for nominating a new prime minister anti-government demonstrations began in october of a corruption unemployment and poor public services has more from baghdad. the highest religious authority the grand ayatollah ali sistani self issued a statement saying that the country must go to early elections in order to avoid chaos and uncertainty that is looming here this is all because the president has not been able to come up with a nominee for a replacement for the prime minister's post since he resigned on december the 1st that's because the constitution is not very clear about what needs to happen for
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the replacement to be nominated there is a constitutional crisis going on right now in this country and that's because the parliament has not been able to come up with a nominee for the position of the prime minister any names that have been floated around over the past 1516 days have all been rejected by the protesters on the streets they say that they want a change to the whole entire electoral system and of course that's not something that is likely to happen overnight and this call by the grand ayatollah only adds an urgency to the matters saying that there really must be a broader solution to try and end this deadlock because as long as this deadlock continues this uncertainty continues so will the security that is looming in iraq the security situation is just getting worse by day day by day and they said the authorities believe that in order to bring the country together early elections could be a possible way out twitter has removed nearly $6000.00 accounts which it says were
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part of coordinated efforts by saudi arabia to advance its geo political interests the social media giant says the accounts were amplifying messages favorable to be of aggressively liking tweeting and replying to tweets they targeted discussions about sanctions in iran and appearances by saudi officials and western media. the u.k. parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favor prime minister abbas johnson bracks a day paving the way for the u.k. to leave the e.u. by the end of january or fresh from a resounding electoral vote tory johnson took out all the compromises that were in the 1st version of the bill a section on protecting workers' rights has been removed and parliament's ability to scrutinise the next stage of talks has also been undermined paul brennan reports from london minister to move 2nd leading prime minister to move 2nd reading. there is a new mood in the u.k. house of commons the knife edge bricks and votes of the autumn are now ancient
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history the tension replaced by political inevitability and in front of the newly expanded ranks of conservative m.p.'s boris johnson was enjoying the moment his free will record that the 1st act of this new parliament in its earliest days was to break the ice floes and find a new way through a new passage through the unsuspected oceans of opportunity his parliamentary majority means that prime minister boris johnson can now press ahead with his vision of bracks it the new law will prohibit any trade talks extension beyond december 2020 and it weakens parliamentary scrutiny of the executive clause on protecting workers' rights has been removed and a previous commitment to receive unaccompanied child refugees has also been watered down. critics and opponents say the changes showed the prime minister can't be trusted for only promises over the past few weeks that they are the party to
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protect rights at work at the very 1st opportunity they removed the basic provisions they said would be part of this bill that does not bode well for freshman emphatic election victory the prime minister has little need to contemplate the critics or placate his opponents but he will have to consider the voters especially those who switched from labor and in his words lent the conservatives their support in the election the simple fact though is that johnson has the numbers with him the eyes of the right 358 the notice of the left $234.00. bill his bill will become law in january paul brennan al-jazeera westminster. to australia now where firefighters a bracing for catastrophic conditions on saturday with soaring temperatures and strong winds expected to fan bushfires more than
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a 100 fires are burning across new south wales and over half of them are out of control need 10000 emergency personnel will be working across the state and what would be the largest deployment ever seen where jessica washington is joining us from the blue mountains which are west office sydney new south wales jessica one of 3 states on high alert and authorities bracing for worsening conditions what they're calling catastrophic conditions. elizabeth that's right this situation is incredibly volatile and authorities say it is a dynamic one and people must be aware of their surrounding it's the combination of 3 factors today on saturday which makes the situation so dangerous for crews on the ground it's that. stream heat that's coming from the heat wave which is affecting not only new south wales but also the neighboring states of south australia and victoria but the other factors are of course the low humidity and also the strong
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winds these are the factors which crews mostly bowl and she is a battling as they face these fires today and just as we know as we've been reporting 2 volunteer firefighters have been code 8 people killed and that's a total death toll from the bushfires so what is far she's telling people. lose of it these fires have been going for 3 months in some parts of a stray earlier some of these crews have been on the ground for 3 months battling these fires as authorities are warning residents to be aware of their situation and of course there are a lot of local and international media on the ground authorities are trying to keep everyone safe we've been given these uniforms for our protection but of course the situation is changing credibly quickly you can see this area just to my right here to bio tore through this particular part of the blue mountains and authorities are
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cautious they are concerned that a fire just to my left as well could extend and cross over this road and spread across these blue mountain areas so the message from authorities is that they that the community must stay alert be aware of the messages that are coming in from emergency services because things could change at simply a moment's notice a little bit of course jessica this is the stash of summit and while bush was unusual and australia as you said these ones have been going on for 3 months now so just how big how bad is this you know compared to previous years. elizabeth what we do know of course is as you said bushfires are normal part of the astrology and some of but not like this we've seen these heat wave conditions and this mix of a number of factors and that is something that a number of people around the strelley a many people all furious at the government for what they say is
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a lack of action on climate change they have been protests around the strela in recent months mostly led by student protesters who say they are concerned about their safety they are concerned that they future in a stray leah is at risk and they say that it's the mix of factors that which has been in the headlines in recent months not just the bushfires but the extreme drought the catastrophic conditions that obama's are experiencing around australia all of these issues are putting the spotlight on the environmental crisis which happening all at once in a stray leah and that's something that many people are concerned about now bushfires are a state issue that's something that the state authorities look after but people say that the scope and scale of the crisis this year has made it a nationwide issue and many are calling on prime minister scott morrison to take action before street lights jessica thank you for that finale that is jessica washington lives in the blue mountains. still ahead on the news hour
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a breakthrough day for people in rebel held areas of saddam as the 1st humanitarian assistance in nearly 9 years is delivered to one. new problems the ball and a setback just minutes off from the launch for a venture into space and a dreamer to bring in to turn around their fortunes we'll have more. hello it's raining in central china the winters to the north and the finest weather is with poses to the south hong kong should be enjoying reasonably good weather it's not necessarily blue skies it's pretty close and the rain tends to fade out by
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then the weekend so in shanghai you have a drying situation the sun should be out in chengdu the snows start falling in the high ground of you not the heavy rain is further south as it should be is developing in the form of a tropical depression just coming into the southern philippines the biggest showers more recently on the forecasts of down through borneo singapore central sumatra that still the case in the forecast southern thailand there's flooding on the grass or now looks dry in the forecast at least that's morris as it should be as is the case in india the finals of in your northern pakistan might see clouds scudding across the sky actually driving level generals but he is cold and though with a courtly getting worse the rain is further south in sri lanka and to some degree in tamil nadu but more is franker the next couple days i think nothing much changes in new delhi the highest temperatures in the area certainly cold at night and the blowing down the gulf is easing off of the next day or so so temperatures will
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slowly rise a little. sponsored by. after years of overgrazing the damage caused to the precious grasslands of chile is being reversed with one of the world's biggest ever conservation projects. they're pretty emblematic of the pedigree and if they're plentiful and they're like this one is then you know that the system is coming back and that they feel no threats words and that's what you're going for. patagonia on al-jazeera. with a big breaking news story it can be chaotic and frantic behind the scenes. people shouting instructions if you will trying to provide the best most accurate up to date information as quickly as you can. it's when you come off air on being seen pinned that you realize you've witnessed history in the making.
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again on there's a problem and these are the top stories this hour thousands of civilians are fleeing syria's edna province to the turkish border after a dramatic increase in bombings by the government and russia u.n. observers say 18000 people have been displaced in just 24 hours the international criminal court wants to open an investigation into alleged war crimes in palestinian territory palestinians welcomed the decision but israel's prime minister says the i.c.c.
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has no jurisdiction to investigate and to add. it is building in chinese capital because it is a negotiating a new constitution ride police have been in a standoff with protesters for several hours using tear gas and water cannon to try to disperse crowds. now the u.s. president has hit out at a christian magazine which called for his removal from office a christianity today opinion piece called donald trump very lost and confused and said he isn't morally fit to be president exit polls found that 80 percent of evangelical christians voted for trump and 2016 the president responded in a series of tweets saying the magazine accusing the magazine of being very far left now white house correspondent committee how could explains why this seems to have rattled the president. i think what you have to take away from all of this is what donald trump believes and is counting on to help win reelection and that is a very conservative base of supporters that is often white and often identifies as
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evangelical it helped him win in 2016 and he feels like he kept his promises to that community that essentially he did put on very conservative supreme court picks and he feels somewhat betrayed by the fact that even jelled polls in the united states have a bit of a schism just like the american voter as a whole but to kill early when it comes to the generational shift in terms of evangelicals a lot of the sort of younger evangelicals tend to have a liberal education and tend to see. many of the controversial issues that their parents would perhaps vote for example l.g.b. t. or even the issue of race tend to lean further left than their parents so the president is seeing perhaps a little bit of a product of that in terms of whether it's a road of his core support and i don't think so it doesn't seem likely but certainly it is a reflection once again as we've been talking with regard to this impeachment story
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all week here on al-jazeera just how divided americans are when it comes to donald trump he's a polarizing figure. china's president has warned that beijing would never allow foreign forces to interfere in that special territories xi jinping made the comment as he swore in a new probe aging government in macau now protesters in hong kong have been fearing us about what they see as beijing and fringing on their freedoms but the gambling hub of macau has seen little dissent they go pollen reports from macau. it was a major moment for the chinese city often in the shadows of hong kong high praise from the president of china as he wrapped up his 3 day state visit its longest yet to macau. grand isle meant the mckale people are patriotic they feel strongly towards the nation have a strong sense of belonging and are proud of their nationality this is the most important reason for the success of one country 2 systems in macau hong kong and
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macau on opposite sides of the pearl river delta are the only 2 cities in china administered under the one country 2 systems framework they enjoy freedoms and rights denied anywhere else in china. for the past 6 months hong kong has been racked by antigovernment protests and pro-democracy demonstrations trying to resist the tightening grip from china's leaders in beijing in macau along with celebrations on the 20th anniversary of the handover to chinese rule she jumping inaugurated its new chief executive. and china's leaders used the occasion to showcase macalso b.d.'s and compliance and called on hong kong to learn from its neighbor was different from hong kong in terms of its political culture where cars were culture is far more conservative far more proby jane macau is china's gambling capital the massive revenues generated by the casino industry are another factor
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for political apathy according to sulu sukar whole the 28 year old is macos youngest ever legislator he's one of the few elected by. vote and is pro democracy gambling market how. many last monday then the government always used the. violence always sources to increase import the control of the international monetary fund says macau is poised to become the world's richest city in terms of per capita revenue by next year thanks to to gaming industry largely fueled by visitors from mainland china consumables you know who are you know you know want to everything is coming but. yeah those are the reasons why the downturn it's a point that beijing wants to make sure the people of macau in hong kong don't forget macalso reliance on china was highlighted by the newly installed chief executive who said the city would be an example of reunification with china but
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it's a sentiment that many people in hong kong have been fighting against making it less likely that the chinese president will see hong kong emulate what he calls macau success. russian investigators have named the man who opened fire on the headquarters of the country's security service as yevgeny manju role he was shot dead on thursday after he attacked the f.s.b. these main building in moscow killing a russian secret service agent and another f.s.b. employee died of his injuries and hospital police have been searching manju robb's home. poland's parliament has defied a warning from the european union and passed a law that would see judges punished of the critical of courtroom forms the judicial changes have sparked protests in poland with allegations that they're aimed at shutting down criticism of the government the european commission has written to polish leaders reminding them to stay within doors well earlier my colleague spoke with parish he's
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a professor of european or at middlesex university and he says that poland is moving further away from e.u. noise and the bloc itself. this is not the 1st time the warnings from brussels have been ignored by pushed or it is and in fact. british authorities have been under supervision or under monitoring from the u.s. since generate doesn't 16 so this is just the latest escalation of the role of the crisis is by far the most serious violation of the principles of judicial independence we have seen since the crisis began 4 years ago some people including myself are now speaking of a defective products it within the next few weeks so if you have enjoyed talking about drugs it in fact. i think 2020 we're going to talk more and more about the fact of politics that the de facto because essentially poland is going to remain a full member of the use not going to trigger the in famous article 50 per century as far as the judicial branch of poland what we're looking at is the dismantlement of judicial independence in poland and this is simply not compatible remember ship
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of the e.u. so what does brussels too so the brussels has sued poland already twice has won twice so there is a 3rd case pending and there are plenty of new cases also originating from puerto scott so we have a total i think of the 15 pending cases before the european court of justice so it's going to get worse i'm afraid. now for the 1st time in nearly 9 here is humanitarian aid has reached a rebel held area and saddam's blue nonstate it comes as the transitional government which was sworn in in august holds talks with various armed groups to end years of fighting about morgan reports from yeah bullis. when she heard that aid would be arriving in the outpost in blue nile state them says she walked for more than 8 hours to queue for it after more than 80 years the area controlled by sudanese rebels known as the sudan's people liberation movement north is finally receiving humanitarian aid and that i did not want to miss out as well i get mad
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there's no food most of the time and because of the constant bombardment in the 1st years of the war a lot of terrible things happened they didn't care where their bombs were being dropped on people farms or livestock some of us fled to ethiopia but i could go because i didn't want to leave my home and become a refugee. the war between sudan's government and the s.p.l. and north erupted after the government refused to allow the states of south kordofan and blue nile a referendum on whether to be part of sudan or the newly created south sudan as part of a 2005 peace deal the s.p.l. and north also accuse the government of impeding democracy. the united nations says more than 2000000 people have been affected by the conflict with more than have a 1000000 displaced several rounds of peace talks between the s.p.l. and north and the previous government of ahmed rashid collapsed when they failed to agree on many issues including humanitarian access. since the was also more than a series ago yeah boss has been cut off from the military tens of thousands of
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people but they bring also but many remain behind what missing the horrors of the civil war now with is coming in for the 1st time they're waiting to speak after all of these years things are really starting to change the. most trouble held areas in the country are nearly impossible to access from the capital hurts whom so dan's new transitional government which is in talks with armed groups including the s.p.l. and north change that in december allowing aid workers to head in for the 1st time a major day a great breakthrough in an area that has not received the help that is needed none at all from the united nations in over 9 years and when you compound the war the ton fully with the flooding that just take place these people are in need of been extremely impressed with the openness and the willingness of the leadership of others to do what we need to do without getting in the way and they have given us
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just unimpeded access talks between sudan's people liberation movement north leader abdul aziz and hello and the sudanese government are going on but many issues need to be resolved before a peace deal can be signed calling for an answer don 0 for. justice. democracy equality of the basic problem is the issue of the sharia sharia islamic law for. the macnow we we work on a secular democratic. state and this is where the government is there like as the issues continue to be talked through hundreds of thousands wait and hope that whatever the outcome be age will continue to arrive he will morgan al-jazeera yeah both you and i am. the former governor of the democratic republic of congress a cut tongue a province that moyes could turn but he has formed his own. in a political party and plans to stand in the next presidential election once an ally
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of former president joseph kabila khatami was forced into exile after defecting from the then voting party in 2015 the following year he was convicted of property for what and barred from returning and running in the 2018 presidential vote but that ruling was overturned in april allowing him to return home dutch activists have won a legal battle for front government leaders to take fast action on climate change climate activists have been celebrating the verdict which forces the government to reduce emissions to at least 25 percent below 1990 levels by the end of next year the court said the government had a duty to protect its citizens from the effects of climate change the netherlands is one of the biggest polluters in europe now dennis then because the lawyer at the again the foundation which brought the case against the dutch government and he says that it's clear the country must take action on climate change well obviously they have a responsibility but the difference with governments is that since 1902 they have
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acknowledged that they have a response they have the responsibility over this problem that they have a responsibility of all the emissions in their territory since the climate treaty in 1902 they have adopted the responsibility embarrassed again in 2015 they said we are responsible for this problem we need to make sure that these emissions are going to not lead us to a warming about 1.5 degrees and we have human rights which are the basis of this case that all of the states to do to take these actions. now a $16000000000.00 plan to tackle climate change has cleared its final hurdle in germany's parliament after months of negotiations and that's a relief for chancellor angela merkel who's been facing growing pressure to take action the plan includes increasing taxes on fly producing the price of train tickets germany has pledged to cut carbon emissions by 55 percent from 1919 levels
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over the next decade but opposition parties and scientists have a change of style go far enough well correspondent dominic cain is in bel-air and he explains how the plan will impact germans. the train arriving on this platform could soon be a little bit cheaper to travel and that's one of the main effects of the climate change package here in germany that's just been agreed upon by both houses of parliament so what does it mean it means that passengers on it as it expresses well they'll soon be paying a little bit less but the payoff is that people flying air passengers might soon find that it gets slightly more expensive and over all this is part of the german government's attempt to as it were to reduce its carbon emissions to 55 percent of the 1990 levels it's going to cost almost $60000000000.00 for germany to bring this through the government had hoped it would go through sooner but there had been a bit of
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a problem because the green party the environmentally friendly party had opposed some of the proposals the government had agreed upon but they decided they did not want to be seen to be getting in the way of a policy which is meant to speed up slowing down climate change and so that's why train journeys such as these will soon get to be a little bit cheaper the other thing here though is that the cost of this well it may well be borne by big business because polluting business enterprises which contribute c o 2 to the atmosphere will find themselves being fined and the green party wanted the fines. imposed on businesses to be higher they appear to be getting their way the question will be for the government for the greens for everyone in germany do they accept the sort of package that this is does it go far enough that is for later on for now at least that means passengers on trains such as these well the journeys will soon be a little bit cheaper. now boeing has suffered and not the setback of this time and
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space it star on a capsule is designed to carry astronauts to the international space station but a problem with the internal timing system meant it failed to reach they've acquired altitude needed to dock the toy a gate and b. has more to one and lift off the rise of starlight the atlas rocket carrying the on man stalin a capsule survived one of its biggest challenges only to run into problems minutes after liftoff it appears as though the mission elapsed a timing system had an error in it and that anomaly resulted in the vehicle believing that the time was different than it actually was nasa would it contracts to both boeing and space x. the company owned by billionaire mosque to develop cheap reusable methods of going to space nasa astronauts have been riding russian soyuz rockets since retiring the
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space shuttle fleet 8 years ago space x. successfully launched its on monday dragon capsule into space for the 1st time 3 months ago and boeing is hoping to send astronauts into orbit next year for boeing it's likely as a result of this to slip at least a month or 2 i don't think it will be. you know a huge huge delay these things happen it's very slight if you get delays all the time but it does it raises the probability that america will have to go to the russians cut in hand and buy some more seats on the russian soyuz this latest hitch is more bad news for boeing it's already paid to hype. price this year for 2737 max crashes within 5 months killing $346.00 passengers and crew in indonesia and ethiopia. that caused the grounding of the max fleet worldwide at the removal of boeing's chief executive and multibillion dollar losses to boeing share price and
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income and production of the latest version of the world's best selling alanah was stopped earlier this week. the difficulties of the american aerospace industry giant are a reminder that there's plenty of training and learning ahead for boeing before nasa succeeds in the new space race getting private companies to launch astronauts into orbit in a new type of space taxi victoria gates and be al jazeera. now francisco diego is from the department of physics and astronomy at university college london and he explains what went wrong. the spacecraft has on board a clock publicly the clock is controlling all the operations in the spacecraft he was launched very successfully and then half an hour later he said separated from the rocket that wouldn't very well and he supposed to take control of its own movement telecast to lift the all of it from where it was to the orbit of the space
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station but it didn't because the clock assume that he had already done so and then he was a mismatch between the timing of the fighting the rockets to lift it to the to the they started in the rocket to lift it to the space station. never happened it was realised on the ground and by coincidence by flight fatal coincidence here they couldn't communicate with the spacecraft because they communicate via relay satellites into space i was in a kind of the area bit in a silent area between the 2 satellites so any commands were not able to be sent in time there was. finally they aborted the whole linking to the international space station and the spacecraft is not right now around the earth in a lower orbit and then he will land apparently the idea is to go to london spacecraft in a couple of days somewhere in the in the new mexico somewhere there which will be also a very useful test of course is not
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a completely failure but we miss the opportunity to dock into the space station. still ahead on new sound i'm andy richardson of the club world cup in qatar wetsuits sings with rich and successful histories are aiming to win this title for the very 1st time. i think stories generate fountains of headlines these protests are saying down with the system and down with all of the parts with different angles from different perspectives just because we came to prison doesn't mean right stopped at the gate separate the spin from the facts the western media jumps on stories we don't taking down the misinformation from the journalism it's about telling the stories of those human beings on the ground with the listening post on al-jazeera. the latest news as it breaks boeing is the longest manufacturing export in the u.s.
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. with detailed coverage critics say secular protections are great in the indian constitution and now the threats. and fearless journalism from around the world for cycling fans 1st like this one play a crucial role in argentina's waste management says. it is time to sport. thank you very much liverpool and flamingo are getting set for the final of the club world cup the tournament is being hosted by cutter a country said to be a focal point for global football for the mix 3 years at least and the richardson
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reports. in caps are to watch the club world cup final fee for president in fancy no could be forgiven the casting his gaze further forward the country won the bid to host the 2022 world cup long before in fancy no took on football's top job but he's taking full ownership of the project he inherited let's use the world cup here in the middle east to do something positive to change maybe the way in which we in the western part of the world look at the top part of the world maybe if we can do that. even just a little bit by opening ourselves up well then we have already achieved something. the 17 club world cup a 1st chance for many visiting fans to get a taste of what's to come in qatar at the main world cup in 3 years time for in fancy new and path so this event's key value will be the logistical lessons learnt ahead of 2022 but for liverpool and for mango for this club world cup is of
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enormous importance in itself both clubs have rich and successful histories but neither have ever won this title. at a time when so much global talent heads to europe's more lucrative leagues the competition holds a special place in south american hearts brazil's following go team with a shot at proving themselves on a global stage liverpool's brazilian keeper allison all too aware of what's at stake you can feel from me will save the supporters are here already. supporting the team i think we're in the last game was more than 10001000 supporters for me will say. but this is not just big for them is big for those also . local fans have been enjoying this rare opportunity to see some of the games top stars in action some providing photos for an exhibition which aims to illustrate
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just how much football means to them definitely. can take pride in the fact that will be the 1st country in the region to was the world cup so when the eyes 5 of the world turned up at that in 322 i hope. we can offer a different perspective one on football in the region the culture of the entire region the club world cup returns to cats on next year as the country steps up its efforts to get ready for 2022 and convince the doubters it is a deserving host and he richardson al-jazeera doha liverpool manager your complaint has highlighted the different approaches to this tournament between the european and south american sides as well european sides dominating the competition in recent years he believes there is still a lack of enthusiasm for being involved. flemming call got sent here from from the continent on a country with a clear order to win it and to come back as heroes
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we got told to stay at home and play the car of all cup so that's a massive difference don't think if you want to do it in europe it's a completely different sort of you and rest of the world but i like very much to change that view a little bit in the moment of change for me since we are here bill the change the view of the people in europe probably not make a lot of this is it a dream to return to in the premier league side austin all as the new head coach the spaniard spent 5 years at the club in his playing career he's been number 2 to mention the city for the last 3 seasons i am preparing for a few years for the challenge to come i know this book stations i know the level and i know the stage of this club and what it is serves so i'm ready for the challenge you can away just start working with the players and everybody here and the club. the 2nd test between pakistan and sri lanka is delicately poised after the 2nd day's play in karachi finished chandimal top scored with $74.00 in the
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tourists total of $271.00 at a 1st innings lead of 18 with shahid afridi taking 5 wickets to stand close on 57 with our last training by 23 runs as they look to win their 1st test series on home soil in a decade. greek tennis star stephanus 30 pass continues to andy's year on a high after winning the a.t.p. finals last month he came from a set down to beat 16 time grand slam champion novak djokovic in a series of the world tennis championship in abu dhabi. and. he'll face world number one or after all nadal in the final he proved too good for russia's current cutting off in the 2nd semi dropping just 4 games on his way to a straight sets victory. and that's all the sports news we have for you for now we'll see you again a little later from oh. thank you peter and that does it for me and of the pride of the news hour but do stay with us stan grant is here with
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