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>> the u.n. calls for safeguards for refugees before they are sent back to turkey from greece, as conditions in makeshift camps deteriorate hello. i'm nick clark live in doha. also ahead - an israeli military report releases a soldiers accused of killing a palestinian, to a military camp myanmar's parliament hopes to give aung san suy kyi a more powerful role in running the country.
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and construction employees detained after an overpass collapses killing at least 24 people in india. >> the plight of refugees fleeing conflict appears to be getting worse, the u.n. is calling for safeguards to be put in place before refugees come to turkey. it follows a warning of deteriorating conditions in makeshift camps in greece. the u.n. high commissioner is urging sport to boost greece's conditions. zeina khodr has more. >> the u.n. expressing concern about the e.u. turkey deal, three days before it is to be implemented. hundreds of migrants and refugees that anded on the shores since -- that landed on the shores since 24th march.
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the u.n. is concerned about conditions inside the detention facilities, which are basically conditions. it is overcrowded, lack of sanitation, it is not just that. the world organization is worried that the people, the asylum requests are not being processed because of the lack of time. and they are concerned that international law could be violated. >> today we are urging the parties to the e.u. and turkey agreement on refugees and migrants to ensure that all safeguards are in place before any returns begin. this is in light of continued serious gaffes in both countries. >> reporter: the u.n. is concerned about 50,000 migrants and refugees, they are not part of the e.u. turkey deal, and have been trapped since the u.n.
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closed borders. yes, tensions have been on the rise and we have heard of fights between the different communities on the ground. many of those stranded say they have not been able to apply for asil up. the u.n. is worried that greece does not have the capacity to process the request. without urgent further support, the limited capacity of the greek asylum service to register and process asylum claims will create more problems. there's limited hours of registrations, lacks of access to the skype system for registration whereby people receive appointments and interviews via skype. this is adding to the agesy. the e.u. is intent on implementing the deal. it's a show of force to show migrants that they are serious.
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especially since the deal came into effect on march 20th. undoubtedly a lower number than in the past. they still continue to land on the shores. deportation could be seen as a deterrent. amnesty international has accused turkey of forcibly returning beam. they have been illegally expelling hundreds of men, women and children daily since this year. in some cases children have been forced to return without their parents, and registration of syrian refugees has been scaled back, the report calling into question the e.u. deal with turkey, that will come in effect next week. under the deal. they are expected to be sent back to turkey if claims are rented. >> ron is amnesty international's director.
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he says it has put into question these claims. >> what we documented in the provinces. 100, 200 syrian refugees. rounded up. collected and sent back in buses. across the boarder back to the zones that they are fleeing. combined with fume rouse sources. aid workers, lawyers and refugees, whose daily practices is an open secret in the region, and point to a problematic matters. most are handed back across the boarder. to the local militias. there they end up in camps.
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>> there has been growing allegations of them. sent back to conditions and growing numbers. >> the risks are real for them. >> the kurdistan workers party claimed responsibility for a last. it killed seven police officers, injuring 27 others on thursday. police were travelling in a bus when a parked car was exploded. >> turkish security services identified a person as a suspect after appearing in a c c.t.v.
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footage. that person left of the car in that corner, he walked off and it was detonated by a remote control. it killed a number of those officers, turkey's prime minister also is visiting an area called su. it witnessed heavy clashes, it has the p.k.k. their fighters that belong to the kurdistan party. >> the trial of two turkish journalists - they are accused of spying, trying to overthrow the government. they published a story.
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the president denied the allegations. the case is seen as a test of turkish media freedom. an israeli military court ruled that a soldiers accused of killing a ministry man is open to exclusion. he was shot in the head and killed in the occupied west bank. he was laying on ground following being wounded after an attack on an israeli man. tell us what happened in court. >> we had the top prosecutor appear, trying to appeal the decision by the judge, which was made last night, that the solesier would be moved to a military base. unconfined and unarmed. he will not be receiving a
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weapon, he can move around. the top chief posterior tried to make a case that he did not believe, and was concerned for his life and his colleagues, that he had potential explosives on him. he said the videos and testimony indicated that it posed no threat. and many movements at the scene of the terrorist. he was alive at the time. none of the people seemed to be alarmed, and is speaks volumes, and he went on to talk about the accused soldiers, that he gives evasive answers. raising doubt about the credibility of claims to put it mildly. the prosecutor giving the impression that he does not believe in the claims. the judge ruled against it.
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he would move into the military base. give us the context of this given rising tensions in the region. >> we have seen in the last six months stabbing attacks. there's a lot of palestinians shot dead. they take place. there's a lot of tension, suspension between individuals. what is specific about this time is the way the instrument was documented. we saw video about soldiers shooting, this is what we hear. when it comes to professional actions, they did as expected. following the attack where one
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soldiers was mild by injured, both palestinians were shot. one was killed he was laying on the ground. he was neutralized and posed no threat. what we see in the video is people milling around. soldiers, medics and settlers. one of the soldiers moves on to speak to another soldier. that soldiers takes something out of his hand and he shoots five seconds later. this is causing controversy. in is that justified. a lot of support for the soldiers, everyone goes to the army bar the orthodox communities, families, mothers, fathers, sons and daughters,
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it's a political issue, very complicated. >> stephanie dekker reporting from west jerusalem. >> myanmar's house is designed to make her the president's boss. the lower house is expected to vote on tuesday. aung san suy kyi is barred from becoming president because her children hold foreign passports. >> a large jij your toy in the upper house extended powers. she was barred from running for president because her children have citizenship in another country. the military has 25% of the
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seats in parliament. against it. the majority of the upper house voted in favor. the whole county, we may not. the whole country would like to see aung san suy kyi as the leader of the country. >> it's a new position created for aung san suy kyi, no one knows how it will look like. seems she will have not only only advisory role to the parliament, but it gives her a position of head of state. no one here voted for the bill and let's say her power is higher than that of the president. >> more ahead, including - rallying for dilma rousseff. tens of thousands take to the treats backing their embattled
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president. plus more actual abuse alleges against u.n. peacekeepers in the central african republic.
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>> we're here to fully get into the nuances of everything that's going on, not just in this country, but around the world. getting the news from the people who are affected. >> people need to demand reform... >> ali velshi on target. hello, you are watching al jazeera, the top stories, the u.n. is calling for safeguards before the refugees return to turkey. meanwhile, amnesty international is accusing turkey of forcibly return syrian refugees back to the war torn country. the kurdistan workers party, the p.k.k. has claimed responsibility for a car bomb
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explosive. the blast killed seven police officers and injured 27 others on thursday. an israeli military court ruled an israeli soldiers accused of killing app palestinian man can be moved. he was shot in the head the u.s. and japanese allies vowed to increase pressure, on the sidelines of a global nuclear summit. they warned it could take further steps. hours after the statement neva fired another missile -- north korea fired another missile. south korea is monitoring. north korean officials on friday said his country would not
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tolerate searches of hits ships understand sanctions > > rosalind jordan joins us now. the issue is a big focus. >> it is a big focus. north korea has steadfastly refused to stop efforts to expand the nuclear weapons programme. there was the underground nuclear test. suspected nuclear test, leading to a round of u.n. security council, and united states sanctions against the country. statements by the south korean leader clearly are not enough to persuade north korea to change course. statements made by the chinese
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president. noting that north korea's nu nuclear did not change things. it goes to the question of how many countries can be considered nuclear states, states that have the potential capability of using nuclear weapons in conflict with other countries. they all do not want to see north korea become a part of the family. >> in the past we talk about stockpiles and black market. is that relevant? >> it's a relevant question. experts will tell you that the risk of someone acquiring enough
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speerl to make a dirty bomb, an explosive that would spray radio active material in a small geographic area. that risk is small. they are concerned that the potential would happen. they talked about using a dirty bomb. we saw two people in the u.k. trying to acquire the devices and there was evidence suggesting that members of isil were interested in developing a radioactive device. experts say the real risk is from the disruption. it wouldn't necessarily kill or injure anyone, but it would be a climate of fear and expensive to lean up.
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one thing they are trying to do is make certain that countries that hughes nuclear -- that use nuclear material from construction to operating nuclear power reactors, making sure that was the fuel is secure and can't be sewed on the back market indian police detained five senior employees after a selection of a flyover collapsed in calcutta. it killed 24 people. 19 others von brought out of the rubble alive. they don't expect to find others. >> this under the shadow of a flyover. we are the people, upped the debris yesterday.
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the noon part of the operation, the apply over is leading in one direction. that is done in a systematic manner. workers say it will take three days to hold this together. residents looked on with a birds eye view. the building touching the edge of the flyover. the bridge took up all the space among the thoroughfare. people had no choice but to pass under the works. that is how this family lost their lives. concrete slabs falling. >> i have lost everything. my family is gone.
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i'm 75 years old. we don't know what to do. the search or vehicles trapped. no one was pulled out alive. they cancelled the elections, vowing those responsible will be punished and there'll be an investigation. in the light of day they were skeptical. they were the focus of politician attention. >> two years ago people say the government took a, creating policies, checks and ambulances. here, memories are short. despite warnings that the area is unsafe crowds breakwater the
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crumbling edge. further along, it's business as usual. once against they are passing through, and vehicles parked under the bridge thousands of protesters in brazil rallied to show support for dilma rousseff. believing impeachment procedures are unjust and amount to a coup. gabriel elizonda reports from brasilia. >> they will not let the president go down without a fight. tens of thousands of dilma rousseff's supporters taking to the streets to try to embelleden a president fighting for political survival, trying to stave off impeachment. there's nothing to justify impeachment. >> they say the impeachment is a
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coup orchestrated by the opposition to gain power without elections. >> i'm here against a coup. it's absurd that a president would be removed like this. >> many. people are poor or working class. the ones that benefitted the most from social and economic policies of the workers party for the past decade. they are on the streets today, for a reason. >> thursday, marked the anniversary of the 1964 military coup supported by congress. dilma rousseff supporters see parallels and believe democracy
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is at risk. is it a coup? no, i do not doctor are consider it a coup. if the impeachment is constitutional. why is the president calling it a coup. >> maybe calling it a coup is part of the crisis of the workers party. i have no doubt. >> reporter: today it was rusev supporters helping a president to hold on to a job that seems more tenuous by the day. in peru the remains of 40 farmser were return the to their
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family. families gathered in a school. they were believed killed by shining path rebels between 1983 and 1991. formers and government officials are meeting in zimbabwe for talk been compensation for white farmers on their land. it's opened a compensation deal would track badly needed entertainment. a woman in liberia died of ebola. the death follows a player up in guinea. health osubstantiallies ta eight cases have been identified and are under medical observation. >> more than 100 allegations have come to light in the
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central african republic. the majority of the victims are minors. james bays has this report. >> reporter: visiting the victims, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, samantha power was in the central african republic as allegations by peacekeepers emerge. 108 potential victims have been interviewed. civilians abused by those they were supposed to protect. >> we talk to the families about what happened to their daughters, would were raped by tolders. >> those that were young, and were left carrying stick mows. as the cold yours could come back. the victims are left here, ostracised in the communities,
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devastated by the experience. >> this was the reaction from the world organization leadership. >> the secretary-general is shocked to the core at the latest allegations of abuse. the focus is on the victims and families, we are talking about women, young children traumatized in the worse way. >> the allegations are against peacekeepers serve with the u.n., and some from before the u.n. mission start. they will investigate allegations made against member of the its force, which is not under u.n. command. archeologists in egypt have been using radar technology to scan a cavity hidden behind
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tutankhamun's 3,000-year-old tomb. the whereabouts of her final resting place has long been a mystery for egyptologists. that is it for this half hour of news. don't forget the website, all the news covered there. a path of destruction. tornados tear across the south-east. and more severe weather is not over the fight for 15, lawmakers on the brink of implementing the highest minimum wage, and tesla rolls out a new affordable car, you'll have to get in a long line to get