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right. washer. this is al-jazeera. 11 john harvey one come out santa maria and this is the news hour from al-jazeera more than a 1000000 syrians are left to rely on a single border crossing for food medicine and other aid after a compromise that the united nations also in the news more deaths reported in mali's protests now the president promising big changes to the government the man who led the u.s. russia investigation breaks his silence saying donald trump's ally roger stone is still a criminal even though his sentence has been wiped. out counterfeit cash printed in
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russia is making its way around libya and funding the offensives of war khalifa haftar. i'm joining us cope with the sports as world champion lewis hamilton clinches his 1st victory of the f one season at the staring grump rage when it's a bad day for ferrari. so a single u.n. security council decision could immediately affects more than a 1000000 syrians living in rebel held territory members have agreed on a compromise that will allow just one border crossing with turkey to remain open for humanitarian deliveries a deal made after russia backed by china pushed to close off the other crossing their argument is that the aid should be limited because it isn't done in cooperation with syria's government the concern from the perspective of the a groups though is that this will just create
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a bottleneck that the aid won't get through because across all of syria more than 11000000 people rely on humanitarian aid including all those people who live in the camps the german ambassador to the u.n. did not hold back with his criticism. these 500000 troops. will wake up tomorrow morning and realize that we have to tell them that the german ambassador asked those people who gave the instructions to give instructions to cut out the 8 or 500000 children they are ready to look into tomorrow compounding the situation is the demand for assistance it has been rising in fact more than 1700 of these trucks cross the syrian border in may which is the highest number since the whole war began and then you've got the spread of coronavirus threatening to make things even worse several 100 cases have been detected but it's likely to be many more because testing is so limited and a little bit of history because it's not the 1st time the number of aid routes into
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syria has been cut to have a look at the map and 2014 when the u.n. security council originally authorized aid to go through for crossings to from turkey one from iraq one from jordan in january of this year opposition again from russia and china forced the routes through iraq in jordan to be dropped so you've just got the 2 turkish crossings allowed they went for another 6 months and now once again at the assistance of russia and china that has been reduced to that single point it is called. so let's hear from cuts now he's deputy regional humanitarian coordinator for the syrian cross border operation he told us earlier that they need more crossings now than ever before. now this is happening at a time when the humanitarian crisis in the country has actually got worse we had almost a 1000000 people displaced earlier this year we've got a coronavirus in the area we had the 1st few cases of coronavirus in the area just a few days ago so we are very concerned that the amount of access for humanitarian
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aid is being reduced at the very time when we actually need more access we will still be able to reach all of the people with humanitarian needs in northwest syria it's just going to be a lot more complicated we're going to have to adapt but you know that's what humanitarians do around the world we work in war zones we work in crisis situations we often have to adapt are working in isms and we're going to have to do that again now but we will continue to need the support of the security council and of all parties to the conflict particularly the syrian government and the other main armed groups in the country to facilitate access because we still have a huge crisis and now without a crossing point across the border from iraq into northeast syria and without the crossing point into the northern part of the turkish operations area it's going to
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be a lot more difficult to meet those needs and we're going to have to quickly look at how we can reorganize our work. on to other news now mali where prayers are being held for anti-government protesters who've been killed in the capital bamako prominent religious leader mahmoud dicko who is spearheading the demonstrations is called on protesters to remain calm tensions remain though despite president it but him promising to form a national unity government and to dissolve the constitutional court this report is from charlotte that's. a solemn farewell for pretty. mr fake i'll see say this is a year old was killed on friday his family says he was shot in front of molly's national assembly. his mother was sick already when we broke the news to her she had a seizure the neighbors came out and we comforted her with words from islam.
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thousands of people gathered for friday's protests the 3rd since. they pushed their way into the grounds of parliament and the national television station then tires and barricaded roads in the capital police responded with tear gas. gunfire was heard 60 people were arrested. the protesters returned on saturday but in smaller numbers. their anger is directed at president abraham. demonstrations began in june after mali's constitutional court overturned election results and evolved to include frustrations over the economy alleged corruption and insecurity from groups. repression reinforces our determination and we will continue with our watch until the end of the regime of ip k. which today is accounts of a mali on saturday evening case a respondent in a televised address. to continue to do privilege i will continue to favor dialogue
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with all the active forces of the nation for the establishment of a consensual government tame composed of republican and patriotic groups and not the break is an demolishes of the country molly deserves basic the man. he promised to dissolve the pools at the heart of the disputed election results hold re-elections in contested areas and form a national unity government next week they're an important 1st step. and i think the idea is that the president is going to join with the opposition and have hopefully real dialogue. and and hopefully this will take place under the eyes of eco wasse the regional group that i think can actually help make sure that this moves forward smoothly. no opposition had earlier rejected can't is offered to reform the constitutional route and demanded the dissolution of parliament
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following friday's embraced 3 of their leaders were arrested and they had cooled his range and it's unclear where the president has his concessions will satisfy them and stop these scenes repeating. the dallas al-jazeera. is with us now he's in the nigerian capital abuja following events what do you make of the promises the government making with a baby enough to satisfy the protesters. well for for the time being the streets of bum acquire a calm except for the procession of 200-3000 people who came up for the funeral of those killed overnight in the violence that erupted at the residence of dickel. and for many money and the only thing that can solve the problem is to see him go a certain section of the opposition believe that. there is a need for dialogue in the sense that they should be a government of
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a transitional government that will discuss the mortalities of a running new elections. in mali before the new elections to usher in a new leadership and so it's difficult to say right now what is going to happen but for the time being things are calm on the streets of by michael however at the funeral today dick all called those who were killed in clashes with security forces a smart and 20023000 people gathered in front of his mosque to offer funeral prayers for the others have a lot of people escorted the bodies to the burial ground while others have stayed back in their words to protect the shake from any incident that may happen so the streets of the macaw come as the mom has called for supporters or protesters to be calm and also get organized amid the this was mentioned in charlotte's report
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the constitutional court has been the subject of a lot of frustration over election results in the past but that seems to have evolved that sort of frustration can you expand on that for us. well the frustrations for many mali and stuff has been going on for many for a very long time apart from the obvious problems in mali the situation in the north of the country where you have al qaida and other groups fighting government forces the united nations as well as civilian attacking civilians you also have the problem of economic problems facing ordinary mullions apart from that they have been grievances from previous elections the presidential election which members of the opposition believe that president abram booker kitted did not win and then suddenly in a poll they were meant to elections the constitutional court in both cases overturned such an resolves that the opposition thought they have won and as
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a result they demanded that the constitutional court be disbanded which president promised to do and now the because of the pro problems that have been piling up in mali most of these protesters are demanding that the president the government should just go away also asking for an interim government or a transitional government that can come and organize elections that can be respected by malia's on his own part president of bramber because kids are wanted a government of national unity that sort and involved members of the opposition but not the people he called criminals and people who are destroying the country so right now the constitutional court will be disbanded according to the promises made by president bramble because kater but it's not such an whether that will or so it's the feeling so many millions who are demanding the exit of president the bible because. of it it just keeping us up to date with the situation in mali as it moves
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thank you for that. to libya now where on social media appear to show forces loyal to the warlord khalifa haftar mobilizing towards the city of sirte the un recognized government shared those pictures it says there are armed vehicles as well as 2 russian made defense systems forces backing the tripoli government of been massing on the outskirts of so it is a gateway to major oil facilities it's very pleased to have darrent duel with us now from london principle russia analyst at the global risk consultancy group. thanks for your time let's talk about search 1st of all i mentioned just briefly of its importance there take us through exactly why. forces might be heading there. well i'm more of an expert on the russia side of it but my understanding is that surge is one of the gateways to both energy industry in libya as well as on the road to tripoli so this is you know
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a chance for her to regain the momentum after being on the back foot for much of the last couple of months but this is a really interesting development insofar as it shows how much rushes in gauging in libya is less about achieving very specific strategic goals in the country so much as it is maintaining a local client that it can use to leverage. to get a seat at the table when any peace deal is actually agreed and part of the problem that they've had with this is where. the hoth are as other allies have been trying to pressure him into accepting some sort of a broader peace deal between egypt recently he's been able to turn to russia to up their commitment which in turn has had allies of the libyan government. up in their commitments and egypt there for them again having to. commit to the civil war
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to a greater degree than it would otherwise the like so this whole you know clan. gain a seat at the peace table by engaging in the region to get skin in the game is one that's kind of backfiring as the local proxies are able to to clay their various patrons off against one another so you talk about the political side of things and the influence side of things what about the actual. battle side of things i mentioned that these pictures a showing russian hardware involved shouldn't that be that might should not be giving to the forces a big push. well it's difficult to say we'll have to see 1st off we don't know who's actually manning these or defense systems we don't know when the kind they have it was our it's our it's our let me let me put it another way the fact that khalifa haftar us forces had been moving towards tripoli since april of last year and in more recent times have been pushed back. very simple thinking to
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make things that if you've got a lot of russian firepower on your side that should be a huge advantage. i mean certainly the advantage it's keeping after on the board it's keeping him in the fight the question is whether this you know increase in russian commitment leads to it a countervailing increase in turkish commitments and western commitment for the libyan government at this point and you know russia can surge forces in there and it can search certain capabilities but ultimately you know the the other side has allies as well and it's not clear that any side in this case can can really bring the war to a definitive conclusion with a victory for one or the other side and again given that the ultimate goal for moscow's perspective at this point is to to gain a seat at the table and to ensure that its interests are respected when a peace deal is finally hammered out it's not really clear that it so it's backing
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have to are because they they want him to be the uncontested move of libya dharm until joining us today on the news out thank you so much for your time do appreciate it thank you. we will have to force a say they will keep blockading oil production and exports they say oil fields and terminals won't be allowed to reopen until there guarantees that revenue won't just go to the tripoli based government allies of have to close to export terminals and checked off major pipelines at the start of the year and ashwell oil corporation in tripoli said on friday that it had resumed some of its exports we are on the quarter past this news are here's what's coming up for you. we will find out why it was iran's supreme leader had to say about m.p.'s heckling the foreign minister last sunday. labeled as extremists but this rap group in the usa is calling for a policy and is demanding an apology. and in support we will hear why le bron james
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is declined to take part in the n.b.a.'s latest social justice campaign. the former u.s. special counsel robert muller has defended his russia investigation which led to the conviction of former trump advisor roger stone the u.s. president's stone a jail sentence saying he was the victim of a witch hunt but now in the washington post saying stone is still a convicted felon he was found guilty of witness tampering lying to congress and obstructing a congressional investigation more on this with mike hanna now in washington d.c. you would selling me on a 24 hours ago we'd have to wait and see what happened with this one because it wouldn't just end with the sentence being commuted well you were right on that one . indeed yes well robert miller statement is
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for robert muller scream of absolute fury one must remember that muller has not commented publicly on the substance of his investigation the only public comments he's made prior to this is that his report will speak to itself but clearly he's incredibly intense by president trump's commutation and the reasons for it president trump stating repeatedly that he felt that the report was a witch hunt as he's put it repeatedly he portrays roger stone as a victimized individual he portrays the investigation as one that was biased with people who were aiming at trump and had a political agenda in it or robert muller in this op ed has lashed out at all of these claims stating reemphasizing that roger stone was convicted in a court on 7 charges of felony he lied to congress you're tempted to tamper with
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witnesses and for president trying to say that the investigation was floored that led to his trial for robert muller is absolutely anathema so certainly robert mueller speaking loudly here in this op ed and here is a voice that would be listened to we he has maintained absolute silence in the past and significantly although he doesn't mention president trump by name in this editorial his last line of it says that any claims that his staff acted with anything other than the most integrity are completely false essentially calling the president a liar does any of this address the idea that the the criticism i guess that donald trump in his commuting the sentence is actually undermined what the justice system really is. robert muller doesn't address directly a part with his reference to how it undercuts the integrity of the men and woman
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who work within prosecutorial services but certainly that's been a wider interpretation of president trump's decision as we've heard from democrats in congress their absolute anger at the fact that president trampas commuted the sentence of a man who essentially lived to protect him according to a report now republicans have been largely silent only to reply publicans to date have spoken out against president trump's decision but still there's a lot of discussion in congress on both sides of the aisle in terms of what this actually means to the justice system one must remember that this administration may change whether or not it's in november of this year and what the damage that is done to the system of justice on which this country is built can be calculated far beyond a change in administration many people have left the justice department because of what they see as administrations by our said ministrations interference
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particularly that being carried out by the attorney general hand-picked by president trump so certainly this is a discussion that's going to be ongoing not in terms of the immediate future but in terms of what the lasting impact is going to be on the justice system of the united states mike hanna in washington d.c. thank you. iran's supreme leader has defended the foreign minister denounced as a liar by some hard line politicians just as a riff was interrupted several times last sunday when briefing the newly elected parliament on foreign policy including his negotiations with washington we have a bit to have known where is the home book relations with government should be in accordance with the law and shari'a questioning an investigation are you rights as it has been mentioned in the law but insulting and accusing someone without providing accurate information are not your right and some of them are forbidden more with us have begun to promises tensions been growing in this new iranian parliament. this all started when conservative politicians heckled and interrupted
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foreign minister divides and some of them called him a liar now these are scenes people are not used to seeing here but this is the most conservative parliament the country has seen since the revolution back in 1989 and it was voted in earlier this year in a voter turnout that was so low that it's never been that low since the revolution now conservative politicians here are upset at the state of the economy and the handling of the nuclear deal by president hassan rouhani and his reform is now of course this nuclear deal is borton to curb iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief donald trump pulled us out of that deal and imposed sanctions now conservatives have never made a secret of the fact that they're not really pleased with the deal they never were for it and they thought that the united states and europe could never be trusted now they've summoned a president hassan rouhani to parliament also on this talk of impeachment but fos the supreme leader is concerned he's looking at the bigger picture. economy is
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still in the u.s. sanctions are dealing with a coronavirus pandemic and there's been a number of suspicious incidents one there was an explosion at a suspected missile site and one at natanz nuclear facility so he's call for unity in the face of the u.s. and he said that the united states is used in economic approach. political and propaganda means to bring iran to its knees so he said to parliamentarians well you have a right to question ministers and government but behave and do it in a manner that is acceptable to the people but also show solidarity in the face of u.s. aggression. the a hughes says talks to resolve one of europe's most deadlocked territorial disputes are back on track between serbia and kosovo e.u. leaders facilitate the 1st meetings between kosovo's prime minister. and the serbian president alexander virtue which since the talks broke down 2 years ago so be it refuses to recognize costs of those declaration of independence the pair are
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set to meet face to face in brussels on thursday. people in poland are voting in a presidential runoff that could shake up political parties and affect relations with neighbors the office is largely ceremonial but the president can still veto parliamentary legislation or from sun you've got to go. this is a stark choice for voters in poland one which will shape its identity in europe and the rest of the world over the past this is the incumbent crowd pleaser and trade poland's president since 2015 an independent who has the support of the ruling law and justice party is seen as the stall wall of the government's message of nationalism and conservatism has backing of only traditional families and opposition to gay marriage adoption has put about all those with poles and others in the e.u. who fear he's taking them backwards but his populist agenda has won over many voters i think. he is a good candidate because he's
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a tried and true man for 5 years we know what he has done and who years and i think will be the same as in the previous term office. under total movie that andrea do what he says he tries to carry out even if not everything can be realized at a given time he says he'll do it and he does it i trust him as a politician and that's the president i want my andrea do to win the opposition believe they have everything to hope for and ruffle trust of ski the male of warsaw is regarded by many as liberal tolerant outward looking and being more closely aligned with the rest of the european union and independent of the judiciary. it's rescue when this is a change itself happening he will be he will not he's not a part of the current government he thought part of the current ruling party so the situation itself having just a parliament ruled by the this party by the rule of law and justice party and the
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president from the other side of the political spectrum will bring a sense of dialogue into this country again but lack of consensus and unity among poles was so polarized about how they want poland to be seen has been demonstrated by this election. if you look at the votes of those who are in the retirement age by overwhelmingly vote and these but if you look at the youngest voters very mostly vote for more liberal politicians so it seems that in the next years justice would have or would needs to change very politics because otherwise we would lose support this is being seen as one of the most important elections since the fall of communism in 1989 the result of which is likely to see poland loosen all tighten its ties with its neighbors son in iowa go. in the news ahead president obama from funny puts on a mosque as the u.s.
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registers another record high number of countries 19 in section the u.k. used to put an extra $900000000.00 into its border security in preparation for life after bragg's it and ronaldo keeps you in front of the rights to tell you the lead time for that's coming up later in sport which. it does of course are made horse and dry throughout much of the middle east not at all through taki the has been a fair amount of time out over the last few hours and in the last day or 2 there's been want to showers more of those as we go through monday that could be some heavy rain particularly along the eastern shores of the black sea across into georgia and eventually the showers on towards azerbaijan but to the south of there it is hot
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and dry the winds a fairly strong at times through much of iraq time which is of course in the high forty's celsius you can see want to see bits and pieces of town further to the south the winds a little bit stronger we could have some blowing sand on the q 8 not really as fall south as the temperature here $38.00 degrees that will probably feel fairly humid without slightly low temperature the winds are very deep down into southern africa central regions plenty of activity plenty of thunderstorms heading towards the gulf of guinea and then across into the fall south south africa cape town in particular really just waiting for the next next storm system monday is the day very strong winds fair amount of rain as well bringing those temperatures down not about the importance of a 22 degrees but the rain in the winds are on their way to you so certainly by tuesday much cooler a windy day a wet day and then all the while to the north across central regions of the gulf of guinea more of the showers and thunderstorms.
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the coronavirus made a false us to change the full lot of head to head for the time being but that won't stop me doing robust interviews with challenging direct questions in a u.s. election year i'll be seeking accountability from both sides of the political spectrum on who's to blame for the horrific coronavirus doesn't tell them how to fix the us health care system and whether the war of words with china is entering a new and dangerous phase join me mad the awesome 1st special series of head to head on al-jazeera. a scandal that's rocked the nation to its core and exposed hundreds of court officials. in bride just to show you the most dangerous commodity to want to sometimes take a spot could go in and diffuse to blow up a custom of fine against judicial corruption as america called ireland i think i come out of my compass in an exclusive documentary al-jazeera and examine one man's extraordinary battle for justice in don at this time.
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oh. on the news on here at al-jazeera these are the top stories aid groups say they're deeply concerned i've ever strict sense of the flow of aid into syria the un security council agreed on friday to a compromise but it leaves only one border crossing with turkey and in mali prezza being held for anti-government protesters killed in the capital bamako prominent religious leader mahmoud decode who is spearheading the demonstrations his call on protesters to remain. in libya's u.n. recognized government says forces loyal to war largely for have to are reinforcing search it's released images appearing to show the transportation of russian made
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and defense systems. still with libya and russia are actually billions of dollars worth of currency printed in russia is being circulated in libya the u.n. recognized government and aaa says it's counterfeit and some libyans are refusing to accept the currency because it's funding half his military campaign and the trainer reports now from the former rebel stronghold of misrata was worth of new libyan bank notes found in 2 shipping containers a couple of months ago were yet another sign of russia's influence in libya the cash that's found on the mediterranean island of malta was only from the printing works in moscow to khalifa haftar his forces in eastern libya. the u.s. government welcome the seizure saying the alternative dinar notes were counterfeit libyan currency printed by a russian state owned company and ordered by an illegitimate parallel entity. it's 4 years since the parallel central bank in eastern libya controlled by hunter began
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printing billions of its due north and russia a look and feel almost exactly like the official currency from libya's internationally recognized central bank in tripoli they've been circulated in most cities across western libya except misrata known as libya's economic. have 2 years accused of using the banknotes to fund his failed military campaign to capture tripoli. we saw the head of the east and central banks said the priority is to fund the war in tripoli these counterfeit notes were used to pay fight his and of course inflation and the value of the libyan do not to decrease business owners and residents say while their sons are fighting on the front lines they can play their part in the fight against have to by boycotting the bank notes. these notes are counterfeit that recognize central bank in tripoli has refused them so business people in misrata refuse to accept it. have to use this money to destroy al capital refusing to deal with it is how we as businessman
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a participant in the fight against them russian support is being seen as further escalating the libyan crisis creating parallel institutions to the central bank and national oil corporation russian mercenaries from the kremlin backed wagner group have been seen in el shura libya's largest oil field leaders in tripoli say the house of representatives in the east has taken out loans of $21000000000.00 to fund have to bid to take control of libya economic experts say there are over $8000000000.00 worth of these russian notes in circulation the impact on the economy is likely to be felt for years to come now a trainer al jazeera misrata. yemen's reportedly agreed to allow the un to access a stranded oil tanker which could be on the verge of triggering a natural disaster the tank has been stranded off the coast of data for more than 5 years it's carrying more than
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a 1000000 barrels of crude oil the reuters news agency says the who have approved the deployment of a technical team to that size polls have just closed in hong kong where pro-democracy parties are selecting their candidates for the coming elections voted turnout for those primaries been higher than expected the legislative council election in september will be the 1st since beijing imposed its new national security law earlier this month. spoke to the pro-democracy candidate just one he said every vote cast is a message to beijing. the race of think the school fight being sent out from a in official election we still realize that the primary election is important and every role is conked to show what this content of beijing and with no trust to the companies reach him after the implementation of the national security law so to date is the primary election day is also the 1st time for people to waltz right after the law is implemented to hong kong and it's time for us to fight back but
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more than 250000 people come out the world which is really impressive and we hope to finally have almost half a 1000000 people come out to have the protest vote and let the world to know that we should not to kowtow to china if beijing should not to cancel the election on early september i'm still of the mistake we can't take much royalty in the legislative council but once beijing used the national security law she was dealt the election even do not recognize to resell it off the election it would just shake them all and will backfire so now it's time to encourage the global community to put holocaust election under the global spotlight when beijing hope to override the election results and hope that this qualified candidate we need to realize that the world is watching fight for democracy in such an uphill battle just like the battle of they fictitious collide sometimes we might do it difficult and always under pressure but the fret kaante feed us make us even stronger determination and just like 100000 people come out of what was it just already a lot beijing you know that even they have to turn hong kong to diminishing john
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what about we've feels it and we never call it home and we never surrender. as about john and mania are accusing each other of launching military action along their border as a by john says 2 of its soldiers were killed i mean he denies acting aggressively and says its positions were attacked with artillery shells have been fighting over the now going to cut about region for decades. emergency crews in northern russia are using explosives to put out nearly 300 fires unusually warm weather has helped fires break out across siberia crews are using the explosives to knock down the burning trees so they can reach them more easily they're also seeding clouds a process that helps trigger rainfall most of the region is deemed too remote to bring under control and more than 3300 square kilometers of land is burning unchecked the united kingdom is planning a 900000000 dollar investment to improve its border security off to bragg says the
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government says the plan will create new border control posts and increase the number of stuff by 500 remember the u.k. leaves the e.u. customs union at the end of this year made by a car outside the houses of parliament in london the borders on the customs borders was such a contentious part of the whole briggs it negotiation process and they watched as the u.k. government promising no. more just to remind you we've only got about 6 months left before the breaks a transition period comes to an end officially the u.k. left the e.u. in january and it still has to cut some sort of trade deal with the e.u. before the end of the year and technically it needs to have that all done and dusted by july so these kind of big announcements all about setting this scene before ongoing negotiations with the e.u. to prove to the e.u. that the u.k. is willing to push ahead with its plans with or without a deal with the e.u.
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hence the timing of this announcement to spend $900000000.00 on bolstering britain's borders so paul it's like the huge ports in dover will see new infrastructure built in the land to avoid any kind of snarling along traffic jams or the border when the changes come into force we're talking about new i.t. systems and we're talking about $500.00 new border guards being employed also the plan is to phase all if they say in from the beginning of next year over a period of 6 months that has raised some concerns that the whole program could be ripe for exploitation by smugglers for instance or indeed they could well be trade disputes emerging during that transition period that will need to be solved before it's proven to be fully working converse the the e.u. plans to have its new border controls in place from the 1st of january but
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a much slower introduction from the u.k. navy talk about these sorts of things which are being announced as we get closer and closer to leaving immigrations another one this points based system is due to be an announcement on that one. that's right pretty to tell the home secretary will give more details on monday but we have a pretty good idea of the direction of travel just to remind you of course that immigration and controlling immigration was such a central in pivotal issue during the whole bronx it debate was very much the forefront of people's minds when they voted for many tightening immigration and leaving the e.u. all synonymous with each other they are one in the same or pretty vitale saying is that from the 1st of january next year whether you're from the e.u. or from outside the e.u. you will be treated equally based on a new points based immigration system in shorts you have to get 70 points to be
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allowed to work visa and permission to stay here and also get those points you need to be 1st to be able to speak a good enough english you need to have a job offer from a recognized employer you need to meet certain salary thresholds of more than around $35000.00 if you are a medical employer medical experts a doctor or nurse much needed of course to work in the national health service you can apply to work here by some power level visa process and graduates from british universities will be allowed to stay here for a period of 2 years after they graduate a lot of concern all a controversy and criticism about these plans largely form many businesses who are deeply worried about the loss of some low skilled laborers who come seasonally to work the fields or construction sites or to work in hospitality or shops let's not forget that the country is desperately trying to bounce back after months of long down the thought now of having to deal with significant changes to their workforce
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because of these new immigration rules is hugely concerning insurance in the post the conservative government was always viewed as the party that supports of the interests of businesses and how many businesses are starting to question whether that is still the case is the government really putting politics over economics as it putting hopes of pleasing people who voted for brakes it head off the health of businesses that really need support now thank you for all of that needs baka in london. florida has set a new daily u.s. coronavirus record with more than 15000 new infections that is a bigger 24 hour increase than most countries the resurgence is increasing pressure on president trump on saturday he did finally wear a mask in public for the 1st time pedicle has more. this indian lives that many health experts have been hoping and waiting for the u.s. president sending a message to his supporters that it's ok to wear
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a mask for many not doing so is a kind of political statement but before leaving for visit to this military hospital he sent a different message with his words when your hospital especially at that particular setting where you don't do a lot of older people that in some cases just got off the operating table i think it's a great degree where you got to have a pretty good bet but i do believe that by the time. far from the universal endorsement that might make his supporters change their habits in many of the states hardest hit masks are not mandatory and the numbers of people being tested for and dying from the coronavirus are climbing quickly in florida another day of record cases but despite the figures disney world reopened there with restrictions on smaller crowds masks are mandated inside the park but not in this state and the
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republican governor is not promising any changes soon we really believe that you know those in that 65 enough age group are at the increased risk and we're continuing to advise them to let me close contact outside the home and to avoid crowds armies with as much as possible in another hard hit state louisiana the democratic governor has closed bars and mandated mess so it's become clear to me especially ash after the numbers that we saw yesterday that our current restrictions are not enough the people that we've been making to the people of louisiana to do better abiding by those restrictions and doing better by complying with our mitigation measures just have not produced the results that we had hoped for and the results that we need pretty much across the board the experts all agree is. easiest the cheapest way to make sure the virus doesn't spread out of control to make sure hospitals like the one behind me don't become overwhelmed just to wear
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a mask but once again the u.s. president is sending a message to his followers with his words that they don't necessarily need to follow the advice of the experts pedicle hain al-jazeera maryland. many african families who depend on money sent home by relatives working abroad are struggling to pay for food and rent coronavirus lockdowns of cause mass unemployment and stopped billions of dollars in remittances mohamad are reports now from nairobi. us monday learning a refugee from somalia has been living in the kenyan capital nairobi for the past 17 years. there's no access to employment the father of 9 children has always depended on money sent by friends and relatives to feed his family and pay other expenses he says he hasn't received any money for the past 3 months we are refugees on a lot of different meaning we have some relatives. who are already in the u.s.
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canada. u.k. so they used it to send out something. unfinished sometimes every month his situation is similar for many other families whose breadwinners walk into the parts of africa giulia of the a mother of 2 is visiting a money transfer office for the 1st time in 3 months. my husband is a trader in south sudan and was forced to close his business he hasn't been able to send us any money since march we've been forced to live off our meager savings before the outbreak of the koran of holes like this one will be full of customers waiting to collect funds sent by the letters of bored now they're few and far between don't measures adopted in many countries have led to job losses for migrants and consequently a reduction in remittances. funds sent home by migrants from subside enough group
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tenfold from 4800000000 in 2000 to 48000000000 in 2018. but the world bank predicts a 23 percent fall this year in international remittances. africa because of the covered $1000.00 pandemic that will have implications for the economies of medellin spent countries most of the middle income countries depend on remittances so if we can't have remittances being transferred to these countries it's becoming increasingly challenging and this was certainly impact with development in countries such as somalia where there are no reliable banking services airport closures and flight cancellations of medical system remittances have been more difficult. workers that these money transfer company which operates in that list for to control in africa according on global financial institutions and governments to intervene an issue the continued flow of remittances. it will be can.
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3 cans are demanding the removal of all symbols commemorating colonialism protesters wearing indigenous clothes demanded a statue of christopher columbus be taken down along with memorials to other colonizes they want to rename city squares and streets in the u.s. territory you know. we were already a free and sovereign nation with the government our own culture and religion at one point they were interrupted by colonialism we recognize that history but we don't have to continue on pricing the idea that our colonisers have to be elevated and israel there are no statues of hitler because of the genocide we have statues don't want ponce de leon and christopher columbus and that does not make any scenes we are requesting them. sport is coming up with joe in just a moment including the rookie mistake from this baseball. but he still managed to get it up the park.
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talk to their own. is the government not taking the necessary action to really address some of the structural issues we listen i still think that travel is the safest mode of travel and to spend that we meet with global news makers and talk about the stories that matter on the road to 0. capturing a moment in time. snapshots of other lives. other stories one is people are pretty calm and there is no chance to stand provided a glimpse into someone else's without you up pursuing in the dream or off your life inspiring documentaries from impassioned filmmakers. witness on al-jazeera. i've been covering all of latin america for most of my career but
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no country is alike and it's my job to shed light on how and why. just before we get to sport an aspiring group of rap has in the united states been unfairly labeled as stream ist after one of the members was arrested and charged with inciting a riot the group says it's just fighting for justice in the face of police brutality and account with this report from. miami. when the ghetto boys released the song crooked officer in 1993 it wasn't the 1st rap song to address inequalities or police brutality. the houston rock group followed in the
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footsteps of dozens of artists long considered the voice of african-american communities. and police departments to have made their own videos in a bid to improve community relations. now a group of rappers in miami are in the spotlight after one of their members was accused of vandalizing police cars marco lopez was arrested and charged with smashing police car windows the case and accusations that lopez wants to actively recruit people to violently protest led to this tweet from senator marco rubio the group says because of the tweets they received threats from people on social media and they want an apology. or anybody who's going to defame us and charter likes not me and is in a negative light i do that because you know we know where we stand. where peaceful group you know we stand for change you know where we were always kept following the death of george floyd miami like cities across the nation saw protests and looting
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but hip-hop scholars say rappers are often accused of being agitators and that's wrong and in certain instances you get exactly what you're describing now with these you know if the case these kinds of labels coming from powerful institutions but look who's right about the reality george floyd was himself a rapper known as big floyd in his hometown of houston when he died in police custody the music community rallied around a case they've long for for many have led peaceful protests that remain angry over continued injustice may have. i woke up wanting to see the world burned down yesterday. black that as protests and calls for police reform continue across the country so then slaves say they'll keep on making music trying to. keep the southern slaves aren't listed by any organization as an extremist group nor are they monitored by the f.b.i.
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the group's calls for senator rubio to retract his statement have so far fallen on deaf ears senator rubio has refused to apologize despite the case not being heard yet the group says they'll continue using their platform to call for equality and justice and gallacher al-jazeera miami florida. here now with a story that was confusing me earliest syrian grown pretty yet so they are actually in austria but this is the 2nd race in styria is the region syria may not be syria right ok lewis hamilton has won his 1st race of the new formula one season in austria the world champion led from start to finish steering grand prix teammate fell terry bought us took 2nd in another successive one to finish from a sadie's while mike's misstep and was 3rd for red bull hamilton raised faced on the podium in tribute to the black climes matter movement he's been a vocal supporter of but it was another bad day for ferrari is their cars were forced to retire when charlotte clerk and sebastian vettel collided on the 1st lap
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the clerk later apologized to his teammate. when there's plenty of action in the formula 3 support race in austria earlier claim or never lacked was lucky to keep his back wheels on the ground often being forced off the track. the safety car was needed when sophia flourished crashed out midway through the race 16 year old teo pusha managed to avoid the accidents and in doing so became the youngest winner of an f 3 race. while f one is racing in front of empty stands indy car fans will welcome back for the 1st time this season the thousands of fans had their temperatures checked before they were allowed to enter the road america's circuit in wisconsin the wearing of mosques was encouraged but not one to tree. it's a 1st hand to mark. one of those tracks. that are
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sharp enough to take off in. search of our car back. scott dixon showed he's the driver to beat this season off to make it 3 wins from 3 a 5 time indy car champion force his way through the field after starting back in 9th and he was full of praise for those who turned out to watch his 49th career victory. over the census or. 3 back to track with fans there's tons of them here today so it's really quarter to do that we're in today for sure we started the west indies are closing in on their target of 200 to win the 1st cricket test against england in southampton shannon gabriel claimed england's last 2 2nd innings wickets giving him figures of 5 for 75 jimmy but could has been the best of the windies batsman he's currently 84 knocked out of his does need a further 33 runs to take the lead in the 3 match series. when city boss pep guardiola is confident his club will have their 2 year ban from european
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competition overturned in february european football's governing body away from rule the english premier league club had committed serious breaches of financial fair play rules but city were 2nd in the table appealed to the court of arbitration for sport they are due to issue their ruling on monday is that there's asian serious or important of course it is but we have done what we have done is. we in the game we know or qualification on the bridge anyone can doubt there are these and now we're going to wait to monday. which. will be bigger are you confident or. eventis have extended their said leads to 8 points after a hard 4 when a salon to tackle one nil lead through divans a pattern the 16th minute but his teammate martin to ruin gave up a penalty through a handball in the 2nd half christian of an alto slotted home the equaliser from the spots atlanta pulled back out in front of 3 louis marial late on. but
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another handball in the 90th minute for now though on the spot again and he converted the penalty to salvage a $22.00 draw. one of southern brazil's biggest football derbies has been called off before kickoff after 14 members of a team tested positive for corona virus reports a shepherd when so is the effective club and is returning home chaplains is the same team that lost most of their players in a plane crash in colombia in 2016. and be a players have been began practicing inside their bubble for the disney world in florida head of the league's restart at the end of the month but current virus is just one of the issues the league has been trying to tackle in recent weeks the n.b.a. will also allow players to display social justice messages on the backs of their jerseys like black lives matter and i can't breathe but l.a. lakers star le bron james says he won't be taking part in the campaign. you know
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it's just something that didn't really seriously resonate with my mission with margo i would have loved to have a say so on what would have went on the back of my head a couple things in mind but i was a part of a process which is ok i'm absolutely ok with that so what i will continue to do you know off the floor i want to talk to you guys you know everything that i do has a purpose has a meaning so i don't need to have something on the back of my jersey for people to understand my mission or know what i'm about that has been impressive mistake from a chicago white sox rookie lewis robot was playing in an into squad training game with his how full swing caused him to for life but to keep it out failed to connect it so well with the ball but he still managed to hit a home run. right that only as an out if that's a couple of lay thanks joe more sport in the next news hour that will be with welling's we're back after the break with plenty more news for you on al-jazeera.
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and the next episode of techno the team travels to the heart of the amazon. where we are now should be rain pours to investigate illegal gold mining mercury has a very unique characteristic finding the gold for a miner it's almost like magic and the technology being used to expose its devastating impact and so what we end up doing is imaging the worst in very high fidelity 3. techno on all just 0. another early
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morning another ceremony to bed health workers by well. 29000 to cuban doctors and nurses working in 59 countries around the world has confirmed cases of coronavirus increase so does demand for cuban medics medical services at the island's main export while western commentators assume cuba sends doctors mainly to expand influence experts on the others health system draw a different conclusion you're making a big sacrifice why are you willing to go. because there are other people the people that are sick and dying and not isn't right people shouldn't be dying when there are people who can help them. growing god and harshman unforgiving circumstances children learn to play dangerous games they exist without throwing stones they'll destroy the house and take worn down by frustration and broken promises young men living under the constant threat of imprisonment brutal big took me to the cheap and blindfolded the time for them to regain control of their lives
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is when the boys returned prison live in hiding out. on al-jazeera. more than a 1000000 syrians are left to rely on a single border crossing for food medicine and. after a bitterly fought compromise at the u.n. . but again on come on santa maria here in doha with the world news from al-jazeera more deaths have been reported in mali's protests the president is promising big changes to the government it's. also how counterfeit cash printed in russia is making its way around libya and funding the offensives of war khalifa haftar.

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