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[ ♪ ] prime minister labels his opponents terrorist simply athizers as he takes his case for bombing syria to parliament. >> this is al jazeera live from doha. also ahead - pakistan hangs four men convicted of taking part in an attack on a school in which more than 150 people died. power shift in myanmar. aung san suy kyi meets with the outgoing president and army chief. and not so sweet. a warning that hidden shoeing --
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sugar is leading us to an early grave. we begin the bulletin in brussels, where n.a.t.o.'s secretary-general jens salten burg is wrapping up the n.a.t.o. summit of foreign ministers and defence ministers in brussels. al jazeera's nadim baba is at headquarters he's been listening in. what has been said? >> he's only just started speaking but it's expected he'll talk about the same themes that john kerry has been talking about. >> kerry sets off.
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he has been talking about how native alpolice commits to turkey's rights and has been talking about the former officer to montenegro saying it's not about russia, but every countries rights and a commitment by n.a.t.o. to strengthen the security of the balkans. the end of a summit overshadowed by tensions between russia and turkey, not happy at the accession of montenegro. whiches has just joined n.a.t.o. that's right.
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two reasons for russia to respond negatively. we knew there would be noises from moscow of disapproval. the list of countries is long, which moved away from the sphere of influence of the former soviet union, and already in the balkans, we have several countries, croatia, slovenia, already members of n.a.t.o., we have bosnia and macedonia. i don't think anyone was expecting anything else from moscow. they threatened to join it. it wasn't really a problem. she was sure na in the future they'd work it out. and russia would see that montreal was acting in its own mutual interest on turkey.
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and the fight against i.s.i.l. is more of a problem. that needs to happen before pavel jenys calls a grand collision against i.s.i.l. despite the commitments. there are many other operations, ways in which countries are being invites to check up supports. while russia and turkey are at the stand you have. it is ub clear exactly who russia is hitting to syria, it's difficult to talk of a grand coalition. >> thank you, indeed. we'll listen in to mr saltan burg. we'll bring you anything we deem news worthy. >> britain's prime minister is asking members of parliament to
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vote in syria. if the government wins the votes the first raids by british aircraft would begin on wednesday. let's go live to london and al jazeera's charlie angela. david cameron labels his opponent terrorist smooth icers. that's a -- sympathizers, a sign of how divisive the debate over whether to extend the captain to syria has been. >> yes, the language deteriorated since thursday, when he made his proposal. he's made the comments in a private meeting with m.p.s, saying if they vote against him. they'll be siding with general assembly corban, a leader of the opposition. a strong word by the opposition is seizing upon as evidence of david cameron's case for extending strikes into syria is unsound. the labor opposition leader is dead against military strikes, and is saying that cameron's
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approach is a bomb first, talk later approach. >> there was another blow for dam ron when the foreign affairs select committee doesn't believe that david cameron addressed their concerns. the question over which ground troops would come in and retake territory from i.s.i.l. we are expecting a passionate debate, a marathon 10 hours, jeremy corbyn wanted two base but has been given one day. let's look at the debate. [ chanting ] >> reporter: an emergency demonstration calling on m.p.s to vote no for air strikes in syria. david cameron said he wouldn't call a vote unless victory is
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assured. the case for bombing is one of security and solidarity. we'll act with allies. we'll be responsible as we do so. in my view, it is right to do this. to keep our county safe. the action we are taking is part of a broader strategy, a diplomatic strategy, a humanitarian strategy. the debate is helping the nation, the leader making action his life's work. >> the military action is going to kill civilians and raqqa. it is going to create maybe some martyrs as a result of it. that military actions, where does it lead to? >> since august last year, coalition forces dropped thousands of bombs on syria, i.s.i.l. is in place. the government argues the u.k. is effectively bombing targets in iraq, and could make a difference in syria, the toronto
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aircraft can deliver accurate missiles that others don't have. if the aim is to remove i.s.i.l., air strikes alone won't achieve that. ground troops can. there are 70,000 free syrian awn yea fighters that can retake territory, the numbers are disputed. britain has been here before. in 2003 when m.p.s approved military action in iraq. this time protesters are demanding to be heard. >> don't make the mistake you made before, and take us into another bombing campaign, making the situation worse and leading to the death of civilians. it may make the situation here dangerous. two years ago david cameron urged attacks in syria. >> this time the target changed. it's expected to start. bombing starts within days. >> so the debate will start in
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20 minutes, but we know that david cameron wouldn't have been calling the vote unless he was assured of a victory. there might be m.p.s on both sides voting against him. he's likely to get that majority. what would that mean? britain has eight tif yoon jet fighters in the mediterranean island of cyprus, equipped with the brimstone missiles. eight on standby ready to head there. as president obama said, it's not a lack of military power that is the problem here, it's a lack of targets. britain can add intelligence, it has special drones gathering intelligence that others don't have. this is going to be a show of solidarity. >> charlie, thanks. reporting live from london. >> pak sedan hanged four men in
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a taliban attack in peshawar. more than 150 mr killed there. mostly children. from islamabad, kamal hyder reports. >> pakistan gathered out four more executions after the pakistani military chief signed a black warrant, and the president turned down a clemency appeal. they were accused of involvement in helping logistically and direct support to those carrying out the deadly attack on army schools in december 2014. pakistan will chem rate the anniversary -- commemorate the anniversary of the attack in which 150 were killed, mostly children. the military has been given the cover by the supreme court, and by parliament, and the military can function because pakistan is
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in a state of war. >> aung san suy kyi met with myanmar's outgoing president since the historic election last month. they discussed a transition to a new commitment taking part next year. they say they will take on a position above the president. the director of security and international studies, said that aung san suy kyi had the upper hand at the talks. >> everything is on the table. the power-sharing agreement enshrined in the constitution. they had the upper hand. the older women, the resolute. depend on how they act. she has to deal with the military, she has the space in the constitution. and it has a role in the political process. the key issues will be how much
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inclusive. how inclusive and how much of the previous incumbent administration does aung san suy kyi retain. he imposes the change, we might see a rocky transition. and at the same time has to think about what kind of role the military will play, and whether they can lead from behind. this is an issue from her. whether they determine the shape of things to come. >> everything is on the table. what about amending the constitution. could that be negotiable in the days ahead even though the army has enough seats to block the change. >> i think we see the earlier indications of how the bargaining will take place. they retain the incumbent
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communications. it she's inclusiveness. if she zones for a wholesale change we may have a problem down the road. at the same time she is barred from being president. we have to see if she's willing to concede and to sit behind and yet at the same time lead from behind. and call the shots, if she's willing to do that, that's a sacrifice to move mean mar forward. >> they need the military's help in governing. what about when it comes to the issue of dealing with minorities, the rohingyas and what human rights groups refers to as the ethnic cleansing of rohingya muslims, how much ability or appetite will aung san suy kyi have to deal with problems like that. >> the ethnic parties did not karl the elections. they won almost everything. so the rohingya is very much in
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the international spotlight, but there are many issues they have to grapple with, including relations with the ongoing civil war. some of them, not all of them signed the ceasefire agreement. and relations with the outside world, with the major powers with china. this is something momentous. we have never been here before. it's building up to this. now we are hear, we don't know how it can be. >> still to come, a warrior in the city, a tribesman trying to stamp out ivory trade in hong kong. plus outthe autoauto. >> i'm in wyoming, talking about the president's plan to put
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hello again, the top stories on al jazeera. british m.p.s will decide whether to extend the bombing of i.s.i.l. in iraq to syria. they'll vote in a debate in 10-15 minutes the u.s. secretary of state john kerry says several n.a.t.o. allies are stepping up the fight against yil. speaking -- i.s.i.l. speaking at n.a.t.o. headquarters he asked foreign ministers to do more to battle
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the armed group. >> aung san suy kyi held talks with myanmar's outstanding president on the handover of the power. it's the first time the two met since aung san suy kyi's national league for democracy party swept to victory in the election. >> al qaeda is consolidating control of territory in yemen. pro-government forces have been pushed out. two other areas have been taken. aiden, where the government is based is effectively surrounded. let's get a view on this. this is the deputy editor. excuse me, he joins me live via skype from aiden. thank you for being with us. what does al qaeda and the arabian peninsula's control of the town means for the balance of forces in that region. it is vale a vacuum -- vacuum
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making it easy to extend. they were pushed out in 2012. they came back because of the power vacuum now, and basically the spread hopped in 3-46 weeks. what ta means is the houthi rebels are saying that they are face a huge task. this is also another problem faced by the government. would it be fair to say al qaeda are the big winners following
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the intervention. request they use the vacuum to take over the province, there's no government forces. everyone is busy. in other areas. is there a danger that al qaeda could establish control of aiden itself in the year future. already it is surrounded. we know of members in the districts. taking over aiden, it will be a bit harder, because it is part of the resistance now. but, it is something to be accepted. if nothing is done. >> good to talk to you, thank you for being with us.
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live from aiden. >> protests recording action on global warming. demonstrators in australia were removed from parliament after staging a sit-in in the capital of canberra. 150 world leaders are meeting in the french capital to reach an agreement to cut emissions. >> president obama announced a key power plan. by a third over the next 15 years. in states like wyoming. many say this is a war on the way of life. the grasslands of north-east wyoming a desolate. few places are more important. here, scenes of coal below the surface. in the tiny area providing with 40% of coal supplies.
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the industry dealing with falling prices. >> clean power plan announced by president obama aimed to announce greenhouse gases. minors like wayne klein are stricter regulations. people bringing us down are naive. we can stand this for five years, the way it's going. after that, who knows. probably there would be a lot of people. >> in 2012, coal combustion made it for a carter of greenhouse gas emissions in the u.s., reason enough to enforce stricter rules. we need to look at a few more. war on coal is deeply trouble. >> i think it would be bad all the way around.
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whether it's car dealership. >> wyoming has until 2030 to announce targets. >> at this stage coal is an economic power house that many will fight to protect. >> it's not that people don't want to embrace cleaner technology, they do. they feel excluded interest a process. 11,000 jobs will be lost when the clean power plan is put into place, and that could devastate the state in cities like gillett, the outlook for many is gloomy. we have a presence of all of the industry. >> officials told us that they are investing in alternative uses for carbon, and the region is recivilient. >> it will adjust to a new normal i suppose, but i think that we will be one of the parts of the country that will rebound
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from doing the regulatory pinches. >> some studies coal revenues could drop by half. a fate that may change if a republican becomes the next president. the boss of facebook is celebrating fatherhood by pledging to give away billions to charity. mark zuckerberg and his wife made the announcement after the birth of their first child, a gir, max. they'll give around 99% of their facebook shares, worth around $49 billion sugar hidden in packaged food is contributing to a global health crisis. a report says three-quarters of food and drink in the u.s. has added swede ners. sugar consumption is highest in a poorer nation. they called for a sugar tax of
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20% or more to help discouraged children and teenagers. in a moment we'll hear from rob reynolds in los angeles. first scott heidler in bangkok. thailand is the world's second largest exporter of sugar, but is a big consumer. it's been a main stain for centuries. it's served as a continent during savoury meal times. with the introduction of sweets and food. it increased more. the average thai consumes 104 grams of sugar each day. they have the second highest obesity rate in south-east asia. the government is going to go after top offender number one, saying that we are going to limit advertisements and promotions of shoeing drinks. >> in the united states the good
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news is a number of new cases of diabetes is going to fall. the u.s. food and drug administration has, for the first time this week called for a cap on the amount of sugar consumed on a daily basis. diseases like obesity and diabetes are closelilinged, and are more prevalent among poor americans, latinos, african-americans, and native americans. that is the case worldwide. poor people suffer more from extended sugar. >> conservation groups target hong kong. licences dealers are operating despite a moratorium. >> he's a long way from his tribe in kenya. but he has made the tripe to
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hong kong with one mission. to ban the ivory clean. back home, we thought this would stop. all of us found shops. >> touched with ivory. hong kong is the world largest retail market in ivory, and many believe a transit point. shops along the busy road. they are full of licensed dealers selling ornately arrived pieces, fetching huge prices fed into the market. >> it's a bad business that really needs to stop. >> it's that message that he and erts took to the streets of hong kong. leading the march was jamie gamer, a kenyan running an 85 member team back home. that is the most devastating
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thing we can see. trade and registered ivory is allowed inside hong kong. >> the idea was that trade would continue. more than 25 years later stores are trading and activists say i'very is being smuggled in. this shows a licensed dealer discussing how to smuggle product into china where it's banned. with china and vietnam the two big markets. conservationists are trying a new tact. they are photographing celebrities with endangered wild life. >> celebrities are powerful. having people epps local get attract to the issue which they
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may not otherwise be interested in. countries in africa are drugging with an epidemic of poaching. it's one every 15 minutes. that gives 10-15 years. authorities are cracking down. as long as stores are open. these conservationists say the elephant's extinction is a reality. >> finally a canadian man caught at the u.s. border with 51 turtles taped to his body pleaded guilty to smuggling charges in a michigan court. he admitted that he tried to smuggle more than 1,000 turtles over a 5-month period. the 27-year-old could be facing a 10 year prison sentence. >> if you don't like snakes,
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don't listen to this. people in australia gold coasts has been issued with a snake alert. venomous brown snakes could make their way to populated areas after their homes have been destroyed by fire, and warn that hungry aggravated snakes could be on a short fuse. consumption says the government. u of the s food and drug administration has sparked a new debate about genetically modified food. in particular frankenfish that salmon produced by a company is just as saor