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on al-jazeera world. turkey's parliament approved sending troops to libya to shore up the un backed government in tripoli. hello i'm maryam namazie this is al jazeera live from london also coming up bushfires continue to rage across southeast australia as mass evacuation orders a sent out and a state of emergency is declared. flood sweep through indonesia's capital forcing thousands of people from now owns and leaving behind a trail of destruction. taiwan's top military officer is among 8 people killed in a helicopter crash near the capital tonight.
hello welcome to the program and we begin this hour in turkey where the parliament has approved a government motion to deploy troops to libya in support of the un recognized administration in tripoli that's been fighting against the wall of her life after his forces launched an offensive to capture the capital last april turkey says its troops will protect its rights in the mediterranean and its interests in libya like the deals ankara and tripoli recently signed on military cooperation and maritime boundaries but today with challenges turkish opposition parties are against the move and say ankara should have 1st given priority to a diplomatic solution and in the past our president has also warned president won against foreign interference in libya. i'm going to joe is following the story from ankara joins us live now is there any more reaction to president comment to
president one. turkish politicians have been speaking about the general reaction also about the passing of the buildout authorizes the deployment of turkish troops to libya and they have been saying. this is a message to. the warlords for how often on those boxing him including the united arab emirates egypt and even france about it won't be business as usual of course. common to buy from. foreign interference is complicating. in the conflict in maybe a. split is coming. i mean is the position being held by many world leaders who see how. the libyan situation is
becoming reaction was awful very swift coming from egypt with the government issuing a statement saying that turkey's pull on is going to destabilize the entire military and region and also president of the holding. company admitting to discuss the whole issue of course this is not going to come. any. to all the people who are backing khalifa haftar of the moment. the motion did pass but it wasn't plain sailing was it how much opposition was there in the takesh parliament to said decision to deploy troops to tripoli. well it seems the most tovar position save for a match to which is affiliated with president. priority was told to be against
the idea of deploying the troops they have been saying that this is only going to. turkey into a very confused picture about the political situation in the conflict in libya is of the moment of course the opposition on has been strengthened by recent electoral gains including taking over the leadership of the. metro police. so they made the. opposition to the deployment of troops very much visible in parliament so. the opposition are dead against it thank you very much with the latest from ankara mohammed let's now speech to mahmoud underwired he joins us live from tripoli what is the view there then to this deepening takesh involvement in the conflict in libya.
well. the boast that this decision by the parliament has given to the libyan categories of official institutions especially in the west of the country is very clear today many people cheering up especially military commanders on the ground because the are sure that this military corp is going to change the balance of power on the ground this is going to make a change in favor of the government forces of the ground that's according to military commanders and we have been getting reports from the high state council that there tripoli based heisted council will coming this decision and also from the. house of representatives and also officials at the government of national accord they have been all welcoming this decision by the turkish parliament also the interior minister and a government of national called for to also posted
a statement a long statement actually saying also that now just to show you that the amount of confidence this decision has given to the. government officials bashar says that now have to has 2 choices either to. surrender or to face consequences so as you know money that this military cooperation between turkey and libya is very crucial to both countries for the government forces this is very crucial in the capital tripoli especially in their battle to defend the capital against have to force it and it seems that this is going to be a long corp because as you know that by virtue of the maritime and military agreements signed by both parties the last in november. turkey is benefiting a lot by. exploring. energy resources in the mediterranean and
also libya especially if the government of national accord is has now an ally that's going to according to many experts on the ground going to shift their. balance to the favor of the government of national accord. all right thank you very much mahmoud had in tripoli and of course there are commercial reasons for this as well turkey's decision is being seen by some analysts as a means to position itself to explore for oil and gas in the eastern mediterranean it comes as leaders of israel greece and cyprus signed a multi-billion dollar pipeline deal that could decrease europe's reliance on russian gas the eastern med pipeline as it's known will tap gas or gas reserves from israel's offshore levant basin and then carry it to the greek island of crete then the pipeline joins the greek mainland and runs to italy it could provide the
european union with 10 percent of its natural gas needs. are now in australia tens of thousands of residents and tourists have been ordered to evacuate in the face of devastating bushfires in the state of new south wales and victoria 8 people have died in the country southeast this week with 17 people still missing or a challenge reports. helicopter gives a bird's eye view down into was straight easy. but birds mammals people can get far away from these far from anyone that's not trying to put the flames out these foreign forces have a narrow escape this evening we call. that. despite an orange wall of see a repeat of the old truck when we were in there in the thick of it we thought this
could be it it was. feeling the heat in a different ways australia's prime minister scott morrison. a lot of money but we have. the prime minister touring the town of new south wales he got this reception. now you know you really are going to get any by anybody with an obscene gestures followed him as he left and watch this firefighter was. refusing to shake the hand of morris and i came to visit the fire station got my understand the very strong feelings people have that i've lost everything and that there is still you know some very dangerous days ahead after 3 days stranded on the beach at monaco the navy and now evacuating 4000 people by boat it's the only
possible route out at the moment we're moving people way up or i see if this my clears will be able to get aircraft into mel occurred to assist in that transportation of people out of there as well when they have a narrow window high temperatures and strong winds a full cost for australia southeast on saturday people in several parts of victoria and new south wales have been told to get out i think the big thing that we've got on the wide the moment is it's the largest mass rely cashen of people out of the region that will give a sign and people are going have to be patient in the riots that people are queuing up to get into petrol stations through traffic is navigates for the better horse will be given out and. thousands heeded the advice to leave batemans bay driving north toward sydney many with nothing to save but themselves. has gone it's completely burnt yesterday morning. we went to the block that we were on has been burnt from one side to the other does not apply to grass on it there's nothing left
it's been a record breaking year for australian forest fires since they began earlier than usual in september at least 18 people have died 1300 homes have been destroyed 5000000 hectares of being burned and there's much more of this hot summer left rory talents al-jazeera. but at least 30 people have been killed in flash floods in the . landslides in indonesia 18 hours of heavy rain caused rivers to burst the banks submerging parts of the capital jakarta and surrounding areas tens of thousands of people also take temporary shelter hietala reports. the heaviest rainfall in more than a decade has caused deaths and flooding in jakarta and surrounding areas in west java the rain began on tuesday night and triggered landslides on the city's outskirts indonesia's meteorology department has called the rain very extreme nearly 20000 people were stranded as jakarta is domestic airport was shut down
after its runway became submerged. when the rainy season comes we already know what it will be like so if the water flow is fast we have to move our stuff and evacuate immediately but usually the water level is not this high. the flood came without any warning it was not anticipated and we were not. people have drowned and others have died from hypothermia or been electrocuted as power supplies were damaged by the flooding thousands were forced to evacuate their homes crews are pumping out flooded areas and rescuing those who are stranded. has been said by many experts is one of the fastest sinking a city in the world because of that the 13 rivers that passed through it's a card to the big ones include river and she says river cannot properly drain to the java sea the indonesian disaster agency says the rains and
rising rivers have submerged at least 90 neighborhoods flooding is common in jakarta this is month soon season and forecasters say more downpours are on their way it's got harder al-jazeera. still ahead for you on the program a public outcry following the deaths of as many as a 1000 infants at a hospital in the indian state of raw just on. and interpol issues a global arrest warrant and a foreman is sad chatman. hello persistent fog has been the problem in the last few days now a couple of weeks at least in the middle of year now the satellite picture picks it up when it's there but it picks up the moving cloud of the top rather better and if it's moving clad the chances are the winds start to blow well as well and if that
happens before goes well it is a change taking place because the wind is not coming to the west and we got this frontal system it just showing by the band of blue in the creasing creeping shadow that is a change of weather type that temperatures are already above where they should be they're hardly on the warm side we got 3 kids in say 5 in vienna but as this line which pieces some river front heads on further south about how we get to saturday it will have changed the feel on the ground rate instead of falling out fall go on small rise intentional a huge one but the priesthood at its best really of a place like germany in poland in the baltic states not particularly breezy elsewhere quite warm and even sunny impossible trading with the rain heavy rain drifting at a turkey towards the levant now all of north africa and almost tropical africa should be largely dry at this time the the thing that does happen is the hametz and when the breeze is quite strong through new sharon chad and he's kicking up the dust and the sand.
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quick reminder of the top stories this hour now turkey is sending troops into libya to help the country's un recognized government after the parliament in ankara voted in favor of the move forces that will help to counter want to play fast as advance on tripoli. australia's prime minister has been shouted out by local residents the visited areas hit by devastating bushfires in the east of the country tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in the states of new south wales and victoria as the flames approach and 13 people are now known to have died after indonesia's capital jakarta was hit by heavy flooding tens of thousands of people are in emergency shelters after monsoon rains caused rivers to bust that banks. well now to taiwan where the country's military chief and 7 other people have been killed in a helicopter crash general shani main and other officials were travelling to visit troops in the north east when the helicopter crashed in a mountainous area you have a capital taipei florence louis has more. of
a tangled mess of metal and this is where the blackhawk helicopter came down in a mountainous area near taipei it was flying from the capital to the northeastern city of iran but it lost contact shortly after takeoff. a soon as the helicopter disappeared from writer to blackhawk helicopters took off from song sung airport to the saw it soldiers from the lang young military command were also dispatched to search and rescue. the defense ministry says it sets up a task force to investigate the coals that were 13 people on board among the dead is taiwan's military chief general shen. he was responsible for overseeing the island's defense against china which considers taiwan as its own territory and has threatened to use military force to take back control of taiwan holds presidential
and parliamentary elections on january 11th and the president chiding when it's seeking a 2nd term a political analyst says the military chiefs death will likely impact the campaign talking points once the kerry dates return to campaigning i think we'll see a president's i emphasize she has been a supporter of the military and she's been a supporter of increased military spending and the other side will probably look a way to criticize for example by saying yeah you spend more money on the military but you're not spending it correctly you're not spending it on an update as for example you talking boyd from the other sag there have been a number of incidents involving blackhawk helicopters in recent years the latest was in 2018 when a black hawk crashed off taiwan's east coast killing the 6 people on board florence li al jazeera. as many as a 1000 infants have died at a hospital in the indian state of roger stone over the last year
a report into conditions that found a shortage of working medical equipment including ventilators and resuscitation machines sal raman reports now from new delhi. the death of a child to any family is devastating but when the community experiences the deaths of children in their turns hundreds and nearly a 1000 you can imagine that rocks not just a community but a country to its core and yet again we're hearing news that in the city of daraa which is in the southeast of the state of rogers than as many as a 1000 babies have died during 2019 and the reason that it's now hit public attention in the media is because the sitting m.p. for. happens to be the speaker of the lower house of parliament his name is he has actually highlighted the fact that the situation in state hospitals is not good enough and that this peak in december of 100 babies dying in court resembles the
horrific nature of previous medical disasters we've heard about in malda between 20112038 in west bengal where nearly 320 babies died and then also in. 2017 where oxygen tanks were empty leading towards the neonatal department led to the deaths of $63.00 babies these public outcry about why the state health system is in such distress is ongoing debate the health minister. has said that he wants an inquiry or will assist the state of raja start in anything that it needs and of course we wait and see what the outcome of that help will be all of any inquiry into why so many babies have died in southeastern rajastan. at least 4 people have died following attacks on a refugee camp in sudan's west darfur region a u.n. spokesperson says arab tribesmen arrived at the camp and started shooting killing
and burning it's the latest incident in a wave of ethnic violence that's left up to 40 people dead in the past few days and many more fleeing their homes by stuff or has been generally conscious 2010 but ethnic tensions have resurfaced in recent years civilians and soldiers from some ethnic regions in myanmar being trained by a u.s. backed humanitarian group the recruits say they're being persecuted by the country's army training involves reskin medical trails but myanmar's military says in reality they are ethnic armed groups that are escalating conflicts lower but in money has more. on this remote hilltop base more than 180 recruits complete basic training with the free burma rangers or f.b.i. . they say there are humanitarian movement working to help free the oppressed in myanmar. germ one is from the northern shan state where he says ethnic groups is
suffering at the hands of the country's military. there are many human rights abuses people got raped and tortured it's happening to us and many ethnic groups in myanmar. men and women take part in fitness drills and training scenarios to deliver aid and treat civilians wounded in areas of conflict these people come from the states of catchin shan qur'an. where there are fragile ceasefire and sporadic fighting. the f.b.i. is privately funded and was founded 25 years ago by former u.s. special forces member and pastor david eubanks and he wants government to be held to account shelling in displacing villagers that's attempted murder and in some cases murder and burning their homes so that's another war crime many here are members of ethnic groups who say they're helping to protect ethnic groups from the
country. but according to local media. general zelman tune says the group is not to be trusted and could be escalating the conflict he says the militants and according to information he received their os to attack outposts as a way of testing their training and from the united states republican congressman ralph abraham is visiting the group as part of a fact finding trip. ethnic regions we and america hopefully have the backs of the people here that want democracy they want their freedom they want their independence and jobs to care that much of you back to the states the u.n. general assembly has condemned human rights abuses against her hand to muslims and other minorities in myanmar. the country is also facing a charge of genocide the international court of justice the military myanmar is determined to keep a probably just nationalist. 2 divisions over loyd against the who judge and they
have been responsible for moves of the walker who's against the. order to use those same divisions are no be deployed against me other ethnic minorities away from the accusations between the f.b.i. and the un has military these people say this training camp is their 1st chance to unite priorities who say they're being persecuted about unmanly al-jazeera. interpol has issued a red notice for the arrest of form an essential mccollough scone their request has been received by lebanon after going fled there from japan 2 days ago is facing trial in japan for alleged financial misconduct but says he left to escape political persecution and what he called a brake system lebanese authorities say that girl who has citizenship in the country as well as france and brazil and to the country legally. dreams as carlos ghosn has been widely supported in lebanon including by politicians. it's really
unclear at this stage what exactly is going to happen next now we've spoken to legal experts here who tell us that well it's assumed right now that basically this red notice is going to go 1st to the general prosecutor that then the general prosecutor will have to study the case will then have to make a decision as to how to proceed whether or not to actually bring in mr go in or not to and only after that happens will they really proceed so it really sounds like this is not something that's going to happen in just a day or 2 there were remarks made a few hours ago also by the justice minister. he said that while lebanon is going to respect its international obligations mr go and did enter this country legally there are stories being written a lot of rumors a lot of speculation as to where exactly this should go in as many of the people assembled here believe he is in this house many of the people here believe he is in
another part of the country there's been rumors in the local media that he has met with officials but none of that has been officially confirmed it's interesting to note that all through the travails of mr goh in the past couple of years that the politicians across the political spectrum and this is a very divided political spectrum here in lebanon politicians across the political spectrum have continued to vociferously support mr goh and often times in the past several years because mr going is so respected by these politicians many people have said that he should come back here they should help solve 11 an economic crisis and perhaps one day he should run for office here. about judge has suspended the process extraditing castle and separate cutlass pushed him on to spain pushed him out fled to belgium after a failed bid for catalan independence in 2017 a spanish supreme court issued an arrest order against him but now a judge has ruled that pushed him on status as a member of the european parliament wants him immunity politicians from the catalan
separatist c. of agree to abstain in the vote to confirm petra sanchez. as spain's prime minister exceed a possible end to spain's political deadlock catalan m.p. say they've agreed not to vote against sanchez in parliament next week in exchange for a discussion about the future independence of catalonia but has sanchez's socialist party have entered into a coalition agreement with the left wing demos party. so after delays extensions and uncertainty the u.k. looks set to leave the e.u. at the end of the month but prime minister pars johnson still faces a number of challenges particularly when it comes to the u.k.'s future relationship with the european union john holl reports. as restoration work goes on to the outside of britain's houses of parliament a comprehensive renewal has taken place inside boris johnson's landslide election victory means legislation for the u.k.'s long awaited withdrawal from the european union is well on its way to being approved that leaves ratification by the e.u.
parliament to allow breaks it to happen at the end of january with a transition period to follow meaning little change on the ground until at least the end of next year for governments in and after years of tough often acrimonious negotiations it is possible that 2020 will see britain's exit from the european union become law but don't expect that to be the end of the briggs's pain through here in brussels due renewal to inside e.u. institutions new commission president. says she's keen to preserve good relations with the united kingdom in negotiations to come over the future relationship but ill you interests will always come 1st and i think the danger in terms of relations is that again things get pretty tense between the 2 sides with the pressure from the u.k. side to get things done very quickly and the new side saying that's just not
feasible unless you're willing to you know do things our way prime minister johnson insists a trade deal can and must be struck by the end of 2020 with no extension here in brussels you know people who are veterans of this kind of process with other countries you know say it takes much longer a year of more negotiating breadlines rhetoric and records. lies ahead and back in london the prospect that by next december britain once again risks reaching no deal with the e.u. the one thing that we do know about prime minister johnson is that he's put a lot of quite obvious red lines his manifesto no single market no presence union no role thier pinkel just as much a lot to his supporters but the other thing we know from. is he can be flexible when he sees a deal in sight breaks it promises to be broken reversed the i'm deliverable
delivered in 2020 that expect the unexpected. al-jazeera london. let's take you through the top stories this hour now and turkey is into libya to help the country's internationally recognized government this after the parliament ankara voted in favor of the move the wanya mandate will help the tripoli based government counter an advance from a warlord 105 to egypt has condemned the move led by president won while u.s. president donald trump stressed the importance of diplomacy to solve the situation . 3rd. speaking of yards from. the pulsing of blog bill authorizes the deployment of troops to. be
a message to. the warlords hollywood for hope caught on balls mocking them including the united arab emirates. it won't be business as usual. australia's prime minister has been shouted out by local residents as he visited areas hit by devastating bushfires in the east of the country scott morrison was called in india by people he said had not been support for those who had lost their homes tens of thousands of residents and tourists about to evacuate parts of the states of new south wales and victoria as the flames approach them more than $200.00 fires is still raging and several towns are under threat with temperatures expected to rise even further over the weekend. 30 people are now known to have died often the nation's capital jakarta was hit by heavy flooding tens of thousands of people are in emergency shelters off the monsoon rains caused rivers to bust that banks submerging nearly 200 neighborhoods around the city
rainfall was the highest seen in more than 20 years with more full cost and taiwan's top military official has been killed in a helicopter crash general shani ming and 7 other people died when the aircraft attempted an emergency landing in a mountainous area near the capital taipei 5 other passengers survived campaigning was halted in the country's presidential and parliamentary elections which a jew in just over a week in the wake of that crash stay with us the stream is coming up next on why dolly parton is so popular.
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