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i feel so good i feel a touch this site and this site like this and like that i really left. because i will bring these ladies and i take their training very seriously. to feel a. little more energetic the feel of a life. i build to the leaders of myanmar including military leaders to condemn incitement to racial incident violence and the un call to urgent action as new figures show more than a half a million a fled to bangladesh. follow
on down jordan this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up oxfam expects a million cases of cholera in yemen by november and the worst outbreak ever recorded. people in puerto rico devastated by a hurricane say aid from the us isn't coming fast enough plus. i'm suffering through reporting from a. camp on the slopes of mount where to wait for a possible eruption continues. the u.n. chief says the crisis in myanmar's rakhine state is the world's fastest developing refugee emergency more than half a million range have fled to bangladesh since august but others haven't survive the journey diplomatic editor james bates reports. they died at sea men women and children fleeing bloodshed in tallahassee and the torching of homes in myanmar
they made it onto a boat taking them across the water to bangladesh only for the vessel to sink this tragedy the un security council was told a result of a massive flow of people over half a million in about a month the situation is spittles into the world's fastest developing refugee emergency and the humanitarian and human rights nightmare the trumpet ministrations policy towards me and mar change sharply joining this meeting with u.s. ambassador nikki haley demanding the prosecution of members of the meon mom military and the suspension of all arms sales to the country we cannot be afraid to call the actions of the burmese authorities what they appear to be a brutal sustained campaign to cleanse the country of an ethnic minority having heard those scathing comments on mars national security adviser gave his
response there is no ethnic cleansing and no genocide in. and nick. and genocide are serious charges and they should not be used nightly human rights groups have been critical of the security council they say slow response has failed dismally to keep up with the scale and speed of this crisis both in terms of the human rights abuses and the resulting humanitarian emergency this meeting and in particular ambassador haley's comments increased the pressure on me but the council remains divided with some notably china suggesting quiet diplomacy may be the best way forward james pays out of the united nations al-jazeera as tanveer challenges that cox's bazaar bangladesh's border with me in the. least fourteen people drowned thursday evening about carrying
a hundred and twenty eight zero in their effigy of trying to cross into bangladesh in a stormy weather police authorities are saying that at least fifty people are missing nineteen where rescuers we don't know the situation on the ground but the rescue effort is still on this has been an ongoing effort by iran and the refugees to try to cross into bangladesh by overloaded boat in a stormy weather risking their lives obviously talking to the refugees we found out that crackdown by the military in the region hasn't stopped which is why they're trying to escape into bangladesh and numbers the pace and the number of refugees crossing has that has videos but by far not and that the british charity oxfam says there will be a million cases of cholera in yemen by november the outbreak is the worst ever recorded oxfam says it's hard to respond to the crisis and that's because the ongoing war has shut down or destroyed more than half of humans hospitals and health centers when a smith reports. yemen is fertile ground for cholera when this outbreak began
almost six months ago conditions were perfect to help the disease spread thirty months of war to stop virtually all public services as strikes have destroyed water treatment and other infrastructure filth is everywhere more than half of all the health facilities are destroyed or only partially working hospitals and clinics that are still standing are overwhelmed especially with infant and elderly cholera patients oxfam says there are more than five and a half thousand cases a day healthcare is a very easily treatable very difficult in yemen with an active more that's happening it's difficult. we have about fifty million people in yemen who don't have access to basic and we also have a situation where basic infrastructure and essential services. for fighting in yemen between who the fighters and a coalition of countries led by saudi arabia has killed more than five thousand civilians another three million have been forced from their homes and the most
vulnerable to cholera they're weak from hunger and have little money to buy medicine the war is making it difficult for aid agencies to get into yemen oxfam and other help organizations say obtaining visas for cholera specialists can take up to two months medics who do get in say it's difficult to move around freely because of military restrictions. burnitz met al-jazeera. u.s. defense secretary james mattis has made an unannounced visit to qatar he's held talks with catalyze amir and defense minister their base home to around ten thousand u.s. troops u.s. president donald trump says he's willing to act as a mediator to resolve the dispute between qatar and its gulf neighbors which has lasted for months saudi arabia the u.a.e. egypt and bahrain have all cut off diplomatic and trade ties with they say cattle gives money to terrorist groups qatar strongly denies the accusations russia and turkey have agreed to work more closely to end the conflict in syria russian
president vladimir putin has been in ankara for talks with the turkish leader russia. turkey and russia have backed opposing sides in the conflict but now the two leaders have agreed to push for deescalation zones in syria's province. what we're interested in is making sure that the terrorists are finally laid to rest and that we have a stable regime in syria these are principles and fundamental issues for russia and the region and indeed for the entire world what is absolutely fundamental is finding a long term political solution under the aegis of the united nations with what during the joint news conference turkey's president once again condemned the referendum in the kurdish region of iraq which has voted for session if. the region is becoming more and more fragile the referendum has no legitimacy in terms of international law unfortunately the regional government despite all the
friendly warnings has made a huge mistake by holding this referendum as we have always mentioned they have no right to increase tensions in the region for their personal and regional interests or u.n. agencies warning the spanish government against violating people's rights when they try to vote in a referendum on catalonian independence but politicians in madrid say they'll continue to try to stop sunday's ballot is tony. yes. police reinforcements heading to barcelona ahead of sunday's catalan referendum. the spanish government has implemented a host of measures aimed at stopping the vote from going ahead including arrests confiscation of ballot papers and banning pro independence websites one un agency has criticized the action the office for high commissioner for human rights issued a statement today which said the measures we are witnessing a worrying because they appear to violate fundamental individual rights cutting off public information and the possibility of debate at
a critical moment for spain's democracy spain's supreme court has already ruled the referendum is unconstitutional the vote is being described as spain's most defies of events since the civil war in the one nine hundred thirty s. and outside of catalonia there is growing anger and. i think it is a joke that should have been stopped long ago the banks are the ones that have the power and if they had taken a tougher stand earlier than the whole thing would have been stopped. it's illegal they just take into account a part of the spanish people not everyone we're all supposed to obey the law dats what laws are for. the vote is not just dividing the country it's dividing family is how he handles mother was catalan his father from madrid he feels both spanish and catalan but is against the referendum something his relatives in barcelona find difficult to accept. there were not enough that i want to live and it is very hard
because you are the one i used to if you stay in the middle i cannot say to my family that i am not doing you for independence because no while would accept that that is something very spanish and very catenary either you are with me or you are against me around the country people have been declaring their loyalties by displaying the spanish flag and many feel that the catalan government has been misleading its supporters. through that day catalonia colony even to do that they can go. congo out of the spain and in europe. lies they have to be modern day off sentiments feelings whatever happens with the vote this campaign is being divisive and damaging and in a country which is still trying to heal the wounds from the civil war eighty years
ago those divisions could take some time to repair. the al-jazeera madrid the head of the un's nuclear watchdog has raised alarm over the pace of north korea's nuclear weapons program earlier this month pyongyang said it had tested a hydrogen bomb that followed a series of ballistic missile launches. we do not have the capacity to determine if it is our hydro bomb on not but it is. to me that eld is much bigger than the previous one and it means that. north korea made a very rapid progress. combined with other elements this is the new thread and this is the global threat china says any north korean companies operating in the country will have to shut down by january the u.s. has been pressuring china to force being young to give up its nuclear program the
chinese vice premier new young dong is currently visiting the united states and she's been meeting sexual state rex tillerson in washington should also meet president trump asian brown reports from beijing. well sanctions sanctions and yet more sanctions why is china doing this now well there could be a number of reasons first i think it wants to demonstrate that it's extremely irritated and frustrated with north korea's continued defiance of united nations security council resolutions and then there's the timing because of course in less than twenty four hours the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson will be here in beijing and north korea will be right at the top of his agenda china can now demonstrate to the u.s. secretary of state that it's doing all it can to try to rein in its neighbor and remember china has for the past few months been enforcing other sanctions against north korea it's no longer importing textiles it's limiting the amount of oil it
exports to north korea it's no longer bringing in coal or iron ore from north korea all this will ultimately hurt the north korean economy but it's doubtful it will do so in the short term of course north korea depends on hard currency the regime needs that hard currency it helps its missile and nuclear program and north korea gets a lot of that money from some of the ventures it has here in china restaurants hotels one hundred twenty days from now those businesses will no longer be able to operate in china. so to come here and al-jazeera deep in the amazon jungle a tribe is fighting against extinction and exploitation plus. the country of the stone you're already has one of the internet's most recognizable brands but how do you replicate. keep watching to find out how this country is putting tech innovation.
has always been ready to get in the caucasus. top of mountains. going more or less eastwards but i think it will allow a few showers around into northern iran so if you still there. it's cooling down in the dry plain area across iraq and most of syria. in baghdad but hotter than that in kuwait the still the high twenty's in beirut the chance a few showers now developing in the eastern med it's a greater chance that it was so has been for the whole of the last week so you might get something interesting in the sky you're looking. at from beirut. humidity study dropping temperatures slowly dropping from the gulf states still hovering around the high thirty's or right about the forty mark much the same in the dry
heat in mecca and. in the mountains of western saudi or in yemen still suggesting. is possible not very likely but just about possible. showers through africa and i was ten change in the weather type in south africa as well got a lot of rain in the eastern cape race recently but it's now dissolved into showers somewhere. for the nomadic tribe. never be able to. follow the mongolian herdsmen on a treacherous migration. as they strive to preserve their traditional way of life. because of.
mongolia at this time on al-jazeera. welcome back to other top stories here now u.n. secretary general. says the ranger crisis is the world's fastest developing refugee emergency more than half a million ranger have fled to bangladesh since fighting began in may and stayed last month. russia and turkey say they'll work more closely to end the conflict in syria russian president vladimir putin has been holding talks an anchorite with turkey's leader. in catalonia say they're working to make sure sunday's independence referendum is peaceful thousands of university students marched
through barcelona to protest against spain's ban on. u.s. president donald trump has weighed shipping restrictions to puerto rico to allow more aid to be sent to the island food and water supplies are running low three million islanders are still without electricity eight days after hurricane maria devastated the u.s. territory to raise about reports. this emergency center. about forty kilometers away from the capital is about to run out of fuel it's been without electricity. and right now people's lives depend on a generator. brought her grandmother here a few days ago. the hospital is helping us but they are worried because they have no water and they are running out of these they have told us that we may have to go many of the hospitals in the area had to shut down and people were brought to
the hospital. detail says that so far they have not received any help from. the generator hears on c.p.r. we are trying to keep it alive to keep their emergency area going if i don't have diesel people i have to shut down and i don't know where these people will go there is no water no food no air conditioning no oxygen. what authority god is struggling to recover from a category four hurricane but for many help is not coming fast enough fuel is cars and so is drinking water the hurricane destroyed the island's electrical grid people here are desperate for drinking water they're using this stream to clean themselves all together some water to take back home to wash their clothes but they cannot drink it because they've been told it contaminated. rice served in the u.s. military for over twenty years he says puerto ricans are not being treated as u.s.
citizens. although i've served the army and for what to be forced to drink water that has excrement this stream has human waste among other things i'm not a second class citizen i'm a third class citizen. rico is part of the u.s. territory but is not a state and many feel they are being discriminated the government says it has sent ships with aid and fuel u.s. president donald trump lifted what is known as the jones act that prevents falling vessels from bringing goods to the island understand the coverage in some cases is giving the appearance that we're not moving fast enough but what i will tell you is that we are mobilizing and marshalling the resources of the united states of america in a way that is absolutely. professional. and adequate but there are those who cannot wait much longer fuel and water are crucial to save their lives.
i'll just. go. thousands of people in haiti's capital port au prince have been protesting a tax increases the recent rises of men cigarettes and alcohol are now a lot more expensive but tax changes were revealed three weeks ago when the national budget increases come at a time when foreign aid to haiti is slowing. brazil's amazon rain forest is home to the largest number of tribes of little or no contact with the outside world they've been living in reserves set up for their protection but an economic crisis and growing pressure to exploit the rich resources of the reserves could lead to the extinction of many communities is messy and human and part two of our special series. the amazon rain forest is a wealth of diversity home to six tribes which have contact with outsiders and about a dozen which do not. in the job of the indigenous preserve tribes people are meant to be protected by the brazilian government body called for night. but when we
arrive at the full night base along the strategic river and find it's been abandoned for months the no. three villages are guarding what's left of the base so it won't be pillaged you can work here when there's no petrol for the patrol boats anyway we are authorized to police the river so if there's an emergency we can't do anything. with the canned food gone the volunteers make do with bananas. the reserve is the size of australia and it's year brazil's border with peru and colombia making it a drug trafficking corridor. with one eye base abandoned colombian fisherman are again poaching this coveted amazon species called. and brazilian gold miners loggers and cattle farmers are increasingly invading tribal lands.
that's why indigenous communities fought to have a full night basis stablished to protect our people and resources it's known that several tribes were once wiped out by loggers and rubber tappers who invaded our region all this is marked our lives and we don't want to return to the days of such abuses against indigenous people minute a former for nine specter claims government leaders far away in the capital they've nearly have trained eyes already limited budget forcing dozens of regional offices to close. hardest hit is the area responsible for protecting the most vulnerable the un contacted tribes last month ten tribesmen were reportedly massacred by gold miners the is one of the isolated tribes as they're called here live very nearby we're told of their deep inside this rain forest precisely because they don't want to be contacted they know that outsiders are dangerous not just because of their weapons but because of the diseases they carry for which they have no immunity. and
that in my own of the my i do not tribe says the sometimes leave their tracks after stealing bananas but he has only seen them from a distance. they look like us they paint their faces like we do maybe there myron a two but we've never actually spoken to each other maybe the day we do we'll find out that we are related. but both contacted and known contact in tribes the serious threats to their way of life. lawmakers representing brazil's powerful agricultural lobby are pushing to lift restrictions on exploiting this part of the amazon and president michelle temora needs their support to block an impeachment trial in congress many here seafood eyes budget cuts as a first step towards losing all protection. if the state does not have a strong indigenous policy in defense of our communities we don't see much future
for our people many tribes are in danger of extinction we're living in sad times so . the amazon region has long been at the center of a conflict preservation versus exploitation dispute that's putting in peril not just the rain forests vast natural resources but the lives of those who lived in it for thousands of years. you see in human i just see that at the java the indigenous reserve brazil. well the one hundred thirty thousand people on the indonesian island of bali have been forced to leave their homes as fears grow of a rumbling volcano that could erupt any time more than five hundred shelters have sprung up and many locals feel they might be needed for a long time has stepped fast. for the balinese mound argonne is the center of their universe the highest mountain on the island is always in their prayers now they fear the sacred folk a no is angry many are fleeing from the mountain taking their most precious
possessions but some refuse to leave why unchaining us ten years old when mt last erupted he was safe then and is convinced he will leave now. if i move to a shelter who will stay at home who take care of my animals but what about my livelihood especially if it takes three to four months. other farmers have moved themselves and their cattle to safer ground this village has temporarily adopted more than seventy couse normally had. when we received evacuees in our village they looked very sad especially the old people it reminded me of my late father for these old people the cows other saw more than one hundred thousand people and the animals have now moved to safer ground and uncertain wait continues nobody can predict if and when mt will erupt and some are wondering how long the authorities
will be able to prevent evacuees from going back home. people now living in these temporary shelters don't know how long they will have to stay authorities are trying to keep them healthy and busy at a low amount in the pot if this will continue for a long time we will ask evacuees to cook their own food also we want them to start making a living again even if they live in temporary shelters we will provide a place and equipment if needed in the nation as more volcanoes than any other country in the world eruptions her force many from their homes sometimes for years the balinese pray their ordeal will be over much sooner step fasten al-jazeera. one person's been injured after another rock fall at the yosemite national park in the u.s. on wednesday a climber was killed when a big slab of rock broke off the el capitan rock formation climbers say thursday's rock slide was much larger than the one a day earlier the u.k.'s regulator has given ryanair
a deadline until friday afternoon to find a solution for thousands of people affected by flight cancellations the irish budget carrier has been accused of misleading passengers about their rights britain's civilizational authority has told the airline to instruct passengers about alternative arrangements and compensation. now if you're going to have a digital discussion where better than the birthplace of skype european union leaders are meeting in a stone on friday and it's likely some of them will be talking tech really challenge reports on how a stone you became one of the world's most networked nations. coding kids these are stony and children haven't started high school yet but already they're programming robots you can really like. teach people. it's really love to learn. but. the aim is to create a generation with a smarter relationship with technology digital skills for everyone and if all goes
well someday one of those kids might be able to build another skype this is easily estonia's biggest tech success story the company has to make video and voice calls over the internet and was bought by microsoft in two thousand and eleven for eight point five billion dollars startup entrepreneurship is a natural fit for a country that spent the past two decades turning itself into one of the most advanced digital societies in the world going to say that that's a really big influence there because one is that functioned for the boot camp then it just created a bunch of wealthy people who could invest finally i think it's because the owners paul and people know each other so people went like oh i went to high school with these guys if they can do it so can i yarn is now an investor in new estonian startups here and i'm trying to learn spanish like
a language learning out linguist i asked its chief operating officer whether being a stone in makes young companies here think differently. so. the mystic market doesn't exist. so it means what. you need to. start up culture and overcoming the country's diminutive size also inspired the estonian government's a residency program costing one hundred or so dollars and a residency invites business people from anywhere in the world to remotely create a company here and gain access to the country's streamlined digital infrastructure it doesn't bring in much money but it does foster the network's estonia values you need to have a texas birth on a go expression to have a virtual office and if you need those kind of services who put you in touch with. companies. a snowball effect and
a lot of is some companies benefit from the services they provide. estonia believes countries will one day compete for the residents based on the quality of their digital services and business environments if that prediction is correct estonia already has a significant lead. talent the iconic eiffel tower in paris is celebrating its three hundred million visitors since it opened in one hundred thirty years ago the first floor has been turned into a night club with a light and sound show every half hour around seven million people visit the famous french landmark every. one of the top stories here on al-jazeera u.n. secretary general antonio says the crisis is the world's fastest developing refugee emergency more than half a million fled to bangladesh since fighting began in myanmar's rakhine state last
month we have received bone chilling accounts from those who flounce mainly women children and the elderly. these testimonies points to excessive violence in syria's my own nations of human rights including indiscriminate firing of weapons the presence of landmines and sexual violence this is unacceptable and must stand immediately russia and turkey have agreed to work more closely to try to end the conflict in syria russian president vladimir putin has been in ankara for talks with the turkish leader russian typo on turkey and russia have backed opposing sides in the syrian conflict or during their joint news conference turkey's president once again condemned the referendum and in the kurdish region of iraq which has voted for secession if. the region is becoming more and more fragile the referendum has no legitimacy in terms of international law unfortunately the regional government despite all the friendly warnings has made
a huge mistake by holding this referendum as we have always mentioned they have no right to increase tensions in the region for their personal and regional interests u.s. defense secretary james mattis has made an unannounced visit to qatar he's held talks with qatar's emir and defense minister at the airbase it's home to around ten thousand u.s. troops a visit by mattis comes after u.s. president donald trump said he's willing to act as a mediator to resolve the dispute between qatar and its gulf neighbors the british charity oxfam expects a million cases of cholera in yemen by november in the worst outbreak ever recorded oxfam says the conflict makes it hard to respond to the disaster cattle an authority say they want to make sure sunday's independence referendum is peaceful thousands of university students in the marching through barcelona to protest at spain's ban on the vote. and china says any north korean companies operating in the country will have to shut down by january the u.s.
has been pressuring china to use its leverage to force people young to give up its nuclear ambitions well those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after risking it all station that's watching. determined to live life to the full. i have very limited sight five percent but i can distinguish objects big and small and realize their ambitions but also when i was hungry for but also afraid because i'm married. i still have the luck today. follows for inspiring people in istanbul as they seek to prove that seeing isn't everything at this time.