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had not been transparent and there were illegalities in the talent of results that named incumbent president a work in the art of the winner a rerun is planned for october twenty six opposition leader raila odinga has withdrawn saying as long as the electoral commission does not reform the polls would be a sham but this week the ruling jubilee party said elections would take place within the sixty day limit set by the court and that the opposition is stalling we have absolutely no problem and we told you before clearly that whatever they agree with our competitors they don't have to be fired one. can ya to is campaigning around the country while the opposition looks for public support for electoral reform questions around the electoral commission's ability to do its job have only added fuel to increasing confusion around just how next week's election will take place for media millar al-jazeera nairobi. still ahead on
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al-jazeera after weeks of political uncertainty new zealand has a new center left government and prime minister will tell you for that is that's coming up in just a moment. from the clear blue sky of the doha. to the french autumn breeze in the city of la. hello and welcome to international weather forecast now across more western parts of europe we're seeing some really unsettled weather with a cold air digging a long way south bringing some quite heavy showers across the iberian peninsula in particular and that was brought some good news in that it's helped in the battle with forest fires across parts of portugal but across southern parts of spain in particular we've seen some really severe weather conditions from cadiz and flooding has been widespread as a result these two until storms now the risk of severe weather continues on the western side of the mediterranean carlin's
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a particular we'll see some very heavy rain and some damaging storms during the course of thursday further north temperatures not too bad with a southerly flow but it's looking pretty wet across the u.k. central parts here looking dry and fine the mediterranean plenty of sunshine rather cloudy across more moscow struggling temperatures falling way through friday and then that big bull's eye can see behind me that's another deep low moving across into northwestern parts of the u.k. so as we head across the mediterranean we have still got the risk of showers affecting coastal parts of morocco algeria and system continues to move on through so could be a wet one inch at times further towards the east it's looking dry and fine it should be a nice bright day in cairo and highs are expected to reach thirty. there with sponsored by qatar. where they are on line we were in hurricane. almost like thirty six hours these are the things.
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that's to address or if you join us on say i'm a member of the ku klux but we struck up a relationship this is a dialogue tweet us with hash tag stream and one of your pitches might make the next join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. hello again the top stories on al-jazeera at least forty two afghan soldiers have been killed after an armored vehicle exploded at a military camp in kandahar the taliban is being blamed and it's claimed responsibility it comes just days after at least eighty people died in two separate
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attacks claimed by the armed group catalonia as regional government has ignored a final deadline which has just passed from spain to clarify whether it will drop its assessment plans the catalan president. has given a letter to the central government saying the regional parliament could declare independence if madrid's doesn't engage in dialogue there is growing pressure on me in march to stop the violence again through hinge on muslims the us secretary of state rex tillerson says the u.s. holds me in more as military leadership accountable for what's happening in rakhine states the un human rights chief is threatening to seek this security council's intervention. when we have some more breaking news this time it's out of pakistan a court has formally charged the ousted prime minister nawaz sharif his daughter and son in law over corruption allegations in july the supreme court disqualified sharif from office for not declaring a source of income the investigation was sparked by the panama papers leaks which
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linked him to owning flats in london straight through how he's joining us on the telephone from islamabad so now that no one has been indicted what is this exactly mean. today this morning the national accountability court resumed the proceedings go and see the trenches against military it's not in law it's not in the standard but it is not something that. is dr. so the courts who see things were going on and big three of them were indicted in the two defenses cases against them then the evidence emerged london property so what is it that happens next and what kind of response that we expect there to be from pakistan. this morning has happened because on the thirteenth of. two about because you can learn has because there were some.
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mismanagement by the live life movement in the court and because you can work plus one hundred thirty thousand people this morning to put a single resume and three of the former prime minister nawaz sharif son in law and his doctor has been indicted in the. predictions that sketches in the london property ok how many dollars one will leave it there for now we thank you for bringing us that developing story out of pakistan where the prime minister the former prime minister that is now western reefers daughter and son in law have been indicted over corruption allegations. iraq's government has admitted civilians were attacked by armed groups during the military operation to retake kurdish held territory prime minister has ordered security forces province to protect civilians as well as property. mr about he the iraqi prime minister has received information that some men whose affiliations
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unknown have attacked some civilians of course the prime minister does not accept such violations we also emphasize our commitment to the orders of the prime minister to protect the safety and security of all citizens and the governor it without exception the interior ministry will take measures to stop those who commit such violations well let's talk more about what those measures might be and what more was announced with the trial strafford he's joining us from erbil that's in northern iraq charles. well that's right this announcement from the prime minister that groups must leave kid a cook is an indication of just how tense that city is in the area around it we understand that they have now left cook and the town of sin. but there's been some fairly inflammatory kind of action. made by certain members of the group how should
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a shabby old the the shia militias in the last twenty four hours stuff is a paid all my social media one particular video clip all of a member of the house and the shabby sitting in the governance all face and told seeing the. iraqi federal government forces taking over all think it a cook we know how potentially explosive to situation could be in kirkuk itself to say very ethnically diverse we also know that many of the groups and arabs are very sympathetic to this move that has been made by the iraqi government and of course the kurds they're all very scared and they're especially scared of how should a shabby amid a simple and to recognize that i see the shabby believed to have around sixty thousand fighters they've been very effective in working with the iraqi government full seize in ridding. all of eisel but they are deeply mistrusted by the and suddenly last night when this news broke of hashes being removed from
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kirkuk which or from kirkuk and even here in erbil there was celebrate the gunfire in the air and there was a great sense of relief but i think you can see the statement being made by the interior minister and the announcement by the prime minister that i should have been pulled out of these two cities as an indication of the iraqi government wanting to show the international community that they had been responsible in this move because of course the vast majority of the international community was against this referendum being held and is very much full sticking to the constitution and obviously keeping calm in these disputed areas ok thank you. the white house says the defeat of self proclaimed capital in syria opens a new phase in the conflict u.s. backed fighters the cleared the city under their control on tuesday the kurdish led syrian democratic forces raised their flag in the stadium after a four month battle to push eisel from the city the s.d.f.
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says it will redeploy fighters to the frontline against eisel in the eastern province off. after weeks of political uncertainty new zealand has a new center left government and prime minister thirty seven year old labor leader just a dirt and will be be the country's third female leader the new zealand first party which held the balance of power following september's election has chosen to form a coalition with the labor party and the greens that ends the conservative national party's nine years in power will just send her government will focus on bringing new zealand property prices under control. what will being clear through the campaign is that we all agree that there is a housing crisis we all agree it was a role for the state to play and we all agree we need to build the scale of houses the form by being on receiving. on net raghad we always see that we would prioritize putting in place that ban on foreign ownership of existing houses and
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that has not change a russian t.v. personality has announced she will stand in the twenty eight thousand presidential election thirty five year old liberal candidates. who was once described by vogue magazine as russia's paris hilton is the daughter of the first democratically elected mayor of st petersburg her father anatoly sobchak brought president vladimir putin into city hall the one nine hundred ninety s. and was seen as his early political mentor some believe could split the pro-labor a vote with putin critic. opinion polls however suggest putin will win comfortably that's if he decides to return to run for a fourth term. talks of fumes have forced a last minute venue change for european leaders summit in brussels fumes from kitchen drains in the building calls the switch fewer than twenty four hours before
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leaders were due to meet for the two day events the building was evacuated after a catering staff fell ill thursday summit is now being held next door the building opened in january amid controversy over its three hundred twenty million euro price tag. political parties in argentina have stopped campaigning for their mid-term elections after a body believed to be of a missing activist was found santiago. disappeared more than two months ago he was last seen a tribal rights protest in the southern patagonia region just before it was raided by police the disappearance of the twenty eight year old sparked major demonstrations and the body was found in a nearby river on tuesday but it has yet to be formally identified one of canada's largest retail chain sears is shutting down after serving customers for more than half a century the company declared bankruptcy last week and began selling off all of its assets more than twelve thousand people will lose their jobs as daniel reports
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from canada. named for william shakespeare's birthplace in england the small canadian city of stratford is one of dozens of places coping with the bankruptcy of sears canada nearly one hundred jobs will be lost as a chain that shows this community for its first ever store in one nine hundred fifty three closes its doors permanently it is a major retailer that of course had a big presence within our community a lot of jobs a lot of large footprint bricks and mortar within a established mall and that is now a void that needs to be filled to do that the city government is finding new jobs for former sears employees and emphasizing its downtown heritage district as a home for new business particularly information technology. no one could have imagined more than half a century ago when the first sears store opened here in this store front down town just how much retailing would change as technology intensified and life moved on
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line the irony is that sears was an early pioneer of catalogue shopping analysts say the internet is home to today's catalogs sears canada failed to take advantage of a dominant market position and hundreds of nationwide outlets that could have just as easily distributed online orders think about an online site that's now walking on to that you've already got a distribution something which even amazon doesn't have but you know unless you make the move to make the investment you're not going to have it so an opportunity doesn't equal success as sears declined competitors advanced its traditional rivals built huge online customer bases well amazon and others used technology to become global brands but there is a problem many of the new jobs in online retail don't pay as well as those they're replacing employers are not seeing the bigger picture right if you are not paying the workers a living wage and you're not providing the benefits and you're not providing them fair schedules and fair and fair hours during the week who's going to be buying
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your goods canada's losing a retailer that was once a household name it's not the first time that such a business has failed and as technology disrupts every sector of the economy it's far from the last daniel lack al-jazeera stratford ontario the german aviation watchdog is investigating a low level fly passed by an air berlin plane during its last ever long haul flight into or if the airbus a three thirty flew low over the airport before coming around and landing as you can see air berlin isn't commenting on reports that the maneuver was a deliberate farewell gesture of my the pilots the airline filed for insolvency in august that's after struggling financially for us. hello again the headlines on al-jazeera in the past few minutes the spanish central
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government has said it will invoke article one fifty five on saturday that's the part of the constitution which allows it to suspend. political autonomy so catalonia as regional government has ignored a final deadline to clarify whether it would drop its secession plans a special cabinet meeting will be held on saturday in madrid as were saying in the catalan president. delivered a letter to madrid ahead of the deadline this past hour saying the regional parliament could declare independence if madrid doesn't engage in dialogue at least forty three afghan soldiers have been killed after an armored vehicle exploded at a military camp in kandahar the taliban saying it was behind the assault it comes just days after at least eighty people died in two separate attacks claimed by the armed group jennifer gloss has more from kabul. that base home to sixty afghan
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soldiers in the middle of the night just before three o'clock this morning it was attacked by taliban forces we understand that they detonated an armored vehicle of some sort there and fierce fighting ensued in that fighting forty three of those afghan soldiers were killed nine were wounded six are still missing and two escaped and injured ten taliban the ministry of defense tells al-jazeera were also killed in that attack a pakistani court has formally charged the ousted prime minister nawaz sharif his daughter and son in law over corruption allegations in july the supreme court disqualified saree from office for not declaring a source of income the investigation was sparked by the panama paper's leaks which linked him to owning flats in london there is a growing pressure on b.m.r. to stop the violence against muslims u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson. i beg your pardon the un human rights chief is
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threatening to seek security council intervention the stream is up next on al-jazeera. al-jazeera is a very important source of information for many people around the world when all the headlines have gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront.

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