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now that i'm sure they would all this is the news our live from london coming up. the united states strongly backs lebanon's independence and warns other countries against using it in a larger proxy fight in the region. pictures of marshaling the squalid conditions on mine asylum where refugees and i living without fresh water food a power. we are not going to let the united states speak a cute advantage of any more. tough talk from u.s. president donald trump to the apec leaders meeting in vietnam. and i'm far is small with all your sport as researchers at boston university reveal that former new england patriots player aaron hernandez suffered the most severe case x.e. ever discovered in a person his age. a
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very warm welcome the news hour the u.s. and france have intervened in lebanon's political crisis calling for stability in the country and saying they backed prime minister saad hariri hariri and iran still is stepping down whilst in riyadh earlier this month claiming interference from iran and its lebanese ally has blocked meanwhile has been as leader has accused aside the arabia of detaining hariri and not allowing him to return home said holder reports the citizens of saudi arabia and its gulf allies visited or living in lebanon are leaving it's not the first time gulf countries tell their citizens it is not safe to stay lebanon has long been in tangled in the saudi iranian power struggle across the region but the latest warning heightened tensions after the resignation of lebanon's prime minister saad howdy but alongside the tensions there are growing signs. of lebanese unity in what many see as saudi interference in their country saturday his resignation was sudden raising concerns about the
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circumstances behind the decision there is also concern about how to ease freedom of movement he may have been seen since he made the announcement in riyadh but the prime minister hasn't made any more statements lebanon's president michel aoun believes how he is under house arrest he told saudi arabia the fear in beirut bihari that the circumstances of the resignation are an acceptable and how d.d. should return immediately. how did his own political party made a similar to mt they didn't just suggest the prime minister is being held against his will but expressed concern that lebanon's suddenly community could be marginalized even further. from this and from charges and disappoint. as controlling their government and controlling their festival on the other hand they are concerned about. how do you.
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so this is why yesterday. to. how do you really should be a priority lebanon is a deeply divided country there is a pro saudi camp led by her which has long accused has been law of imposing iran's agenda here there is a pro iran camp led by hezbollah which has long resisted demands to disarm and to withdraw its troops fighting alongside the syrian government but even has below has added its voice to demands for how to be to return to the belief that the prime minister is being held against his will when i know not. all the lebanese take this as an offense and any offense to the lebanese prime minister as an offense to all the lebanese even if he is our political outbursts are. hezbollah secretary general has an astrolabe was careful to avoid political escalation instead he accused saudi arabia of wanting to impose
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a new leadership in lebanon and start a war he called on the lebanese to avoid provocation and to stay away from the streets the political divide hasn't gone away but for now at least politicians are putting it aside there is a rare consensus for the need to unite at what many describe as dangerous times. beirut. let's go to our state department correspondent passing hi there patty so some strong words then from to listen. very very strong words as far as diplomatic tone and tenor these statements are usually fairly bland this one quite blunt secretary of state rex tillerson saying that all parties within and outside of lebanon need to respect the integrity and independence of not only the government but the armed forces and he specifically talked about the prime minister saying he is respected friend and ally of the united states of sending the message they support him he's actually said if hariri wants to step down he needs to go
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back to lebanon to make it official to do it in his own country then the statement goes on to say that there is no world for foreign forces inside lebanon and even stronger says it should not be used as a proxy war for people outside of lebanon so very clearly sending a message to saudi arabia now the interesting questions going to be does his boss donald trump the u.s. president back him up on this we have seen since president trump took that visit to riyadh for that summit that he has sided with saudi and pretty much all of their moves from the blockade of cutter to saying when he rounded up those princes and those ministers that they basically believed in what he was doing so does that extend to lebanon that it's been the big question we haven't heard directly from the president on that but his secretary of state is sending the message that no it does not and patsy will this be radiating as a reprimand for saudi arabia. i think it is clearly sending
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a message to saudi arabia and we've seen this from the secretary of state speaking to reporters that are traveling with him in asia on his plane he was asked about the a round up of those princes and the ministers and he talked about how these are very powerful well known people and he said he spoke with the saudi foreign minister and that these were not being characterized as arrests he said right now what the he believes is they're just sort of gathering information they're going to make it public and in his words the people who are being targeted will then have an opportunity to in his words make things right so said they'd a message to saudi that they do not want to see any destabilizing action and that has been basically what establishment washington through all administrations have believed they need to see from their critical ally saudi arabia was some sort of stability we've seen a much more aggressive tone though with president trump especially when it comes to tackling iran so the big question is going to be when the president wakes up does
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he basically dispute what his secretary of state has to say we've seen him do that before especially when it comes to the moves of saudi arabia but is secretary of state tillerson as of now sending the u.s. policy that saudi arabia needs to stay out of lebanon that's a cool hand there live from washington d.c. patty thank you. well for more on this story i'm joined now by paul salem he said near vice president of the middle east institute in washington d.c. paul a very warm welcome to the program i guess the big question everybody has here is what's on our earth is going on in saudi arabia is sat there really being held against his will his people say he isn't. well we don't have i guess conclusive evidence one way or another but it does seem from what most of his people in beirut are saying that he seems to be being held against his will the resignation was not something apparently that he was thinking about or intended
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to do he seems to have been forced to do that and is not really been able to communicate with even with his closest advisers the resignation came at the on that very same weekend when this massive purge inside saudi arabia took place and we have to member mr assad how d.d. is also a saudi citizen with large business interests and debts both he is owed by the saudi government and he has court cases in saudi courts on business and labor issues so his resignation or forced resignation might have been part of this dynamic of the internal purge inside saudi arabia and it has repercussions on lebanon but it might have been domestically driven and pull we've got a situation where iran kuwait the train and the u.a.e. are advising sissons to leave lebanon do you think that's creating more fear in tension then perhaps necessary at this stage as you point out where we don't have
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evidence for the real story behind this. it certainly raises the tensions but as year report indicated inside the country this crisis has brought lebanese parties and politicians and communities i would say at least temporarily closer together the evacuation of g.c.c. citizens or some of them this is not the first time that it happens what's more important is what happens next if saudi arabia and some g.c.c. countries choose to economically boycott lebanon as they did with qatar while cut that it could survive that lebanese lebanon's economy probably could not there are tens of thousands of lebanese working in saudi arabia and other gulf countries the lebanese economy is already very precarious and if there were to be economic sanctions or some kind of boycott or expulsion of lebanese working in some of these
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countries that lebanese economy would collapse the national currency might go into a freefall and we would have at least eight economic and political crisis on our hands now if the evacuation is a preview to some security event. that would also be worrisome in its own right puzzling that joining me live from washington d.c. sir thank you. thank you come on this al-jazeera news hour. arjan warning is set for help to end the blockade in yemen as millions of people face starvation. by sudan's shipping industry is still struggling despite the lifting of devastating sanctions. on the washington was a source revenge against the l.a. lakers and the n.b.a. find out how they did with the far right a little later in school. the
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un has called on a stray and papa new guinea to show restraint as a deadline to clear the an asylum refugee detention center approaches that the new guinea has said it will forcibly remove an arrest anyone who's still there on saturday the power and water have been turned off but hundreds of men remain barricaded inside marianna haunt this war. for almost two weeks that have refused to budge around six hundred refugees and asylum seekers living in the now closed to stray in prison camp on menace island in papua new guinea without water power or food or senator because of their tennis and you know there are many people got gas real problems i've got this video shows how conditions have deteriorated but the men insisted this is better than accommodation on offer in a nearby town they say it's unsafe and fear attacks from local residents and police calls to at least two in the power and water back on the campaign has been ignored
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or thorough she's there want them gone threatening in a written notice posted at the camp to use force to remove them if they don't leave on their own the united nations are urging all parties to find peaceful solutions we call on both governments australia as well as papua new guinea to exercise restraint not to use violence and to find ways and means to resolve the current tensions peacefully. only border war the men come mainly from the middle east in southeast asia fleeing poverty war and persecution and risking their lives in the hope of making it to a stray leah but israel has refused to accept anyone trying to reach its shores by boat and for four years has paid papua new guinea to helles the refute g.'s official shut down the prison camp after pup a new guinea supreme court ruled it was unconstitutional to host such a camp probably new guinea says the asylum seekers and now
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a stray is responsibility but this training government maintains it has no obligation because they're not on its soil. the un has joined a chorus of criticism overstrain is response calling on the government to move them into safety in a stray year and to end its policy of same doing asylum seekers to offshore prison camps we have reported on the very dire conditions in the centers it's now really high time to bring an end to this unconscionable human suffering what you are. the detainees at the camp admit they're fearful of what might come but say they have no choice but to stay put for now. donald trump's appearance has dominated a meeting on economic cooperation in the asia pacific region with a strong message that the u.s. won't accept trade deals that require it to surrender its sovereignty china's president xi jinping meanwhile told the summit that economic globalization is
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a process that can't be reversed when he has more now from vietnam. often the most memorable event at an apec summit is the leader's photo opportunity at the garland dinner at this year's traditional costume chosen by the host vietnam was fairly low key that was in contrast to the days earlier events that included a speech by u.s. president donald trump he went straight on the offensive seeming to attack china's trade policies without specifically mentioning china they engaged in product dumping subsidized goods currency manipulation and predatory industrial powers they ignored the rules to gain advantage over those who followed the rules causing enormous distortions in commerce and threatening the foundations of international trade itself trump has vowed to correct some of the
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trade deficits the united states has built up particularly in asia but the america first policy that he campaigned on ahead of last year's election is seen as protectionist it runs counter to the multilateral globalist approach of most other apec nations including china. president xi jinping spoke soon after trump and painted china as a champion of globalization. openness brings progress while seclusion leaves one behind we the ocean pacific economies know this too well from our own development experience we should put in place a regional cooperation framework that ensures consultation among equals with participation and shared benefits. that's what the trans-pacific partnership trade deal is supposed to achieve it doesn't include china or the united states after donald trump withdrew the remaining eleven members are hoping to come to some sort of agreement during a pick but a planned leaders' meeting to sign off on a provisional agreement didn't happen when she joined on friday because of last
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minute objections by canada. deborah helms has been involved in negotiations in the past and says if a deal isn't reached in vietnam the whole thing could be in jeopardy as we've just seen in the last few weeks with the change of government in new zealand new demands on the agreement the canadians have had a government change not quite so recently but that's part of what's driving the problems in t.v. now every day that you wait is a day in which the whole thing could fall over less the united states of america if it survives members quietly hope the united states will eventually rejoin but under president trump that's unlikely wayne hey al jazeera vietnam. when mars defacto leader aung sang suu kyi she is also in vietnam where she's expected to come under pressure from leaders at the summit over the ranger refugee crisis canadian prime minister justin trudeau is expected to urge city to end the violence against the range of community living in me and mars northern rock kinds state sochi
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a nobel peace prize winner has been facing widespread international condemnation for not speaking out against the military crackdown that is for six hundred thousand to flee to neighboring bangladesh and they are bigger as one of them she moved to the computer long camp two months ago after her husband was killed by the army. my name is who. i live in camp with my three kids and my sick mother. we escaped the day the military circles our village and shot dead my husband and lots of other men i could not give him a funeral i just as gave and i saw lots of dead bodies floating in canals. my children are young seven five and three years old they can't help me much my only boy who is the youngest is sick i took him to the doctor today. the doctor
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was saying why is your kid so weak and then. they gave me some medicine and a nutrition mix for him. i feel so stressed when i can't feed my kids properly but where can i go when my mother is sick. the only aid i got was a tourbillon and bamboo i had to pay the porters to bring those here and build my tent. now i live here but i don't feel at peace. if my husband was a life he would have taken care of everything outside and of my happiness i could have stayed home and taking care of the children and the household now i have to take care of everything i feel helpless. we had everything back in our village we had a comfortable life back home we came to bangladesh to save ourselves the one thing i want now is to raise my children without giving them any hardship i cannot
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forgive those who did this to us my husband was killed with lots of others. i tried to calm my heart by telling myself that it was an order from allah only our luck can forgive them i don't have any control over that. syrian children and eastern go to facing acute malnutrition as government forces continued bombing the rebel held province to say medical supplies are running out and the un is warning that the area faces complete catastrophe four hundred thousand civilians living in a single to have been under siege by the syrian government since september a deliveries have been blocked hundreds of thousands of people need urgent medical evacuation said he led coalition fighting hutu rebels in yemen has reopened a land border crossing party easing a blockade imposed on the country earlier this week the un's warning that yemen stocks of feelin vaccines were won out in about a month if other ports stay shot and no humanitarian aid is allowed in how to hoax
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or has more. it's difficult to understand that this is what humans can do to each other. millions of people who face famine and are in desperate need of urgent humanitarian assistance. now the u.s. has backed aid agencies in calling for more to be done to alleviate the situation we've seen tremendous few food shortages in yemen we've talked about how this is really a manmade situation there the announcement that the ports were being closed down or limited in terms of some of the supplies is an area that's of concern to us because the yemeni people are not the ones at fault for their situation we would like to see food aid medical equipment and all of that be able to brought be brought in to the ports saudi arabia has stepped up a land and sea blockade on yemen after a ballistic missile was far towards the capital riyadh on saturday. before the
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blockade more than twenty million people without sleep or two thirds of the population needed humanitarian assistance now nearly hoffer like completely on food aid to survive. the country is experiencing a cholera epidemic which is expected to affect one million people by the end of the year aid agencies say they're struggling to work inside the country it takes from from one town to another we have to almost go through one hundred checkpoints and this is a man made disaster and there is no humanitarian solution to this we're asking for parties to come together to find a solution desperately which is desperately needed for the people of yemen it's becoming increasingly difficult for people to get their hands on vital commodities with prices of petrol cooking or rising by as much as fifty percent in a week. and so far as closing down the ports and borders these are war crimes in the first degree the longer yemen sit empty the longer the suffering will continue
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. as there turkish piece of arrested one hundred people suspected of having links to eisele turkish state news agency says eighty two foreigners had been planning to go to syria before they were arrested in istanbul eighteen more suspects were arrested in operations in a donna and it's near an american journalist accused of insulting zimbabwe's president robert mugabe has been released on bail martha donovan allegedly retreated a post that called the ninety three year old leader sick man and referred to him as a harem metaxa reports. the police say they've been watching martha donovan for months to say that on her twitter page had a picture of a poster that said shut down zimbabwe twenty sixteen this is referring to the anti-government protests that happened last year the large scale anti-government protests there saying that she was arrested and charged with subversion and undermining the authority of the president she's written
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a third november because she retreated a tweet that referred to president mugabe as old and sickly and referred to him as a goblin she is that being released on bail she left in the company of n.b.c. officials from the united states this is the first race and the cyber security minister was set up last month human rights activists say they're concerned that this ministry will further clamp down of freedom of expression in zimbabwe and target people who speak out against the government or the president ahead of next year's election sudan is hoping to rebuild the chipping feet after it was devastated by twenty years of u.s. sanctions it's now been a month since sanctions were lifted but recovery has been slow hit morgan reports now from port sudan whenever he looks at the port hasn't says he remembers the days when his import business was still up and running but that was before the united states slapped sanctions on sudan. more reward. i used to bring in
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clothes for people to design and customise now the ships have to stop at other ports the goods are unloaded there and then when shipped here that has increased the cost of shipping so now i've been forced to close my business. as i am isn't alone the port is the country's logistic hub and gateway to the arabian gulf it exports not just from sudan but also from landlocked neighboring countries like judd and south sudan all the ships at the port are now foreign but it wasn't long ago that sudan had its own fleet of fifteen ships which transported goods and passengers but one thing happened that slowly killed the industry until last month the u.s. had imposed economic and trade sanctions on sudan it meant the government couldn't maintain its own fleet of ships and had to tell them to cut its losses the last almost sold almost a year and a half before the sanctions were lifted the sanctions came into force in one thousand nine hundred seven when the us accused the then of human rights abuses and sponsoring terror it was designed to hurt the sudanese economy and so it did and
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all but destroyed the shipping industry to news authorities say with the sanctions lifted they'll try to rebuild their fleet but it won't be easy on the target for years off the building ships takes a lot of time making one from scratch takes at least two years so we don't expect it to happen in the near future only after quite a while will sudan's shipping fleet gain its strength the port is becoming more active though hopefully by next year we will have more development in the industry analysts say the government should focus on modernization. of course lifting the sanctions gives us a chance for the government to bring in new technologies to make the port and its industry able to provide better services for now but won't help the economy maybe in two or three years it will especially through transit services for the neighboring landlocked countries. has and knows his days of bringing in goods by sea are over but he hopes with a new post sanctions era the younger generation could export trade beyond the
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harbor he now only visits he morgan and is there port sudan so to come in this hour of news from london had poland's independence day is highlighting the political polarization that country. the ongoing struggle of a group of hong kong villagers to ward off and i'm hungry. come into play find that he is the center of attention ahead of the a.t.p. tour finals. and i we've we've dug out across from the levant towards the caucasus knives through the high ground of iran a few spots are very much for the sky but nothing really has changed very much just slow decline in temperatures but we still twenty in toronto twenty six in baghdad and the sun is in the sky hanging around twenty mach plus or minus from aleppo that
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jerusalem and beyond so nothing which is happening except for the potential of big showers around the caspian coast and the recent increasing cloud around yemen and a mammoth even that is drifting away so i think we're looking to dry picture the present time of the year humidity is low the temperatures are in typically the low thirty's a hint of a breeze picking up coming down the gulf a watch that now in southern africa we should be seeing the opposite is getting rather more active and this white cloud certainly produced rain in the eastern side of south africa through mozambique and line up towards botswana and that i think will develop more saturday's picture gives you a pretty wet one east of jo'burg running through was a big to zimbabwe in that line and takes that susanne bier to angola that this is correct for the time of the year so if you're here expect the rain but to be honest can be further west and cape town for example the dory.
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a quick reminder now of the top stories here on al-jazeera the u.s. and france have declared their support for lebanese prime minister saad hariri and i'm says resignation whilst on a visit to saudi arabia there are fears he's being held there against his will. human rights activists are demanding a stranger immediately resolve the worsening conditions of the mammoth silent refugee detention center and pop in the. donald trump of children apec summit in vietnam the u.s. won't accept trade deals but require it to surrender its sovereignty in a in an apparent veiled attack in china. now an age group says
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millions of children who were saved under malaria prevention program are now at risk of contracting the disease because of a lack of funding sees no malaria chemo prevention or s.m.c. was a scheme which provided children with anti malarial drugs during the rainy season the charity malaria consortium says it's helped save forty thousand lives and prevented six million cases mainly across africa it costs three dollars forty a year per child but the group says money is running out leaving thirty four million children at risk of being exposed to malaria well as the night to james said to been the run of the technical director for the malaria consortium james a very warm welcome to the program lovely to have you with us so james just tell me how you got involved with the program and what it was designed to achieve. the program stem from research that had shown that s m c c no it says in america more
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prevention was very effective and in malaria consortium we were looking for the opportunity to scale it up because there were twenty five million children who could benefit from the intervention and very few of those were being targeted through research so we designed a project and submitted out an application to unity who fortunately enough selected us and we participated in a multi country project in seven countries with five organizations and extended as sim c. to cover at least on average i would say about three to six million children between twenty fifteen twenty sixteen and in total we've managed to save about forty thousand kids from dying that's amazing ajay why does it work so well this this post yes it works so well because treatment is something which is. accepted
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by populations and a treatment given at the exact point just before children are likely to fall sick and prevents them from falling sick is so effective and the research has shown that and we have shown you did scale and i think. i think it's credit to the researchers who managed to prove this in addition the drug is highly effective it's a combination of two drugs one is called so for dioxin pyre meth amine which is a combination and with a queen and they're used in areas where both drugs do not have high resistance what would you like to see happen next i mean this is about funding ultimately isn't it how much support have you got to continue the program as it's well the project was designed as a catalytic project i.e. to improve access to get rid of some of the barriers which we have managed to and to transition to other streams of funding like the global fund like the world bank
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but importantly to government funding so the project comes to an end in february twenty eighth mean i think the critical thing is that the funding has to come of the right time for example if the funding doesn't come between now and probably january it would be too late to be able to order the drugs in time for the rainy season that starts in july in the sahara region so if the money for example came on board in july or august it would be too late because you need a lead time to order the medicines to put the plans in place and to get the medicines to the villages where they should be distributed so i think it's critical that the funding needs to come in time for the drugs to be made available governments need to put in as much as they can other organizations like the global fund like the world bank like the african development bank islamic development bank need to put the money in at the right time so this will work but only in some
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countries just explain why because it only works where malaria transmission is about four months of the the calendar year and in an environment where sixty percent of malaria occurs during those four months and as i mentioned the two drugs need to be efficacious. i effective in that setting and the area that has been defined by the show is the sahara region in sub-saharan africa james thank you so much for joining us and best of luck with your project. now that you use chief breaks it negotiator has given the u.k. a two week ultimatum to make concessions on a divorce agreement of talks are to proceed to the next round and siobhan a says it's vital for the u.k. to increase its offer of an exit bill which some officials say could be as much as seventy billion dollars peter sharp reports. time does appear to be running out for the british bracks negotiators as the representative field in this question at the
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end of the second day of talks in brussels. to confirm for me that you will need clarifications or concessions whichever you prefer from the u.k. within two weeks in order to move on to the second phase in december my boss a week my response says michel barnier is yes in december either leaders in brussels will decide whether sufficient progress has been made of the two sides or to move on to discuss important future trade deals we remain ready and willing to engage as often and as quickly as needed to secure this outcome over the weeks remaining ahead of the december european council. the united kingdom will continue to engage and negotiate constructively as we've done since the start but to the prime minister's exasperate the former british ambassador to the e.u. left open the possibility of leaving breck's it altogether it's not inconceivable
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he said we can change our minds at any time while we're in where. well the divorce talks proceed the party is still married. reconciliation is still possible to reason mayor who lost two ministers in separate scandals this week is now determined to impose her authority over rebel anti breck's it m.p.'s writing in the daily telegraph she made her position clear we will not tolerate attempts from any quarter to use the process of amendment to this bill as a mechanism to try and block the democrat it wishes of the british people to try and slow down or stop our departure from the e.u. the prime minister has specified that the time and date of breck's it will be written into law eleven p.m. march twenty ninth two thousand and nineteen on monday delegation of senior business leaders will be meeting the prime minister here in london and they'll be bringing more bad news it's expected they'll tell mrs may that her plans to
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implement breaks it in just two years are simply unrealistic peter sharp al-jazeera in london. now november the eleventh is poland's independence day and the nation is geared up to spend saturday night celebrating but in recent years the day has increasingly become a focus of right wing nationalism far right parties are gathered in the capital warsaw along with nationalists from ukraine is sonia russia and the united states al-jazeera wasn't allowed into the meeting and as david cheeta reports the country is becoming increasingly politically polarized. warsaw has become a magnet for near nazis and ultra nationalists this martial arts group from russia is just one of the far right organizations attending a congress on friday promoting white supremacist ideology sure this would a man without a will is like a knife without a blade every year the extreme right celebrates poland's independence day with
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a march through the capital their opinions are no longer confined to the margins here the ruling laurent justice party has adopted the nash. it's rhetoric and placed it in the mainstream of the country's politics the leader kaczynski warned that refugees from the middle east would bring in parasites and diseases so. our message is a wake up call for europe so that one can live in peace without terrorism and islamic radicalization so that we can live in peace and love and. nobody thought the pundits effect. would last tough a century for poland. first germany attacks. then soviet russia the controversy surrounding this short animated film shows how much the political scene is changing in poland it's being screened in the museum of the second world war the dance illustrates how the country's past is being
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rewritten by today's politicians to secure that future history it's not a comic book and right now it's like they are treating our hero's us comic book characters like fantastic four to get there but i do believe. to get to some political. adventure which. it's horrid it was to be at this film at the museum that was taken off the screens the government didn't like its message about the suffering of the civilian population in the war in syria and the plight of the refugees ultra nationalism and xenophobia gaining new recruits in a new generation here in poland there's been a vast increase in the number of racially motivated attacks directed mainly at the muslim minority here just forty thousand people in a nation of thirty eight million. throughout the capital and throughout the country ceremonies will be taking place to celebrate poland's day of independence but it's
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now become a political battleground between a resurgent right the liberal left. to al-jazeera morsi. pop. francis has spoken out against the concept of nuclear deterrent saying it gives countries a false sense of security the head of the catholic church is hosting a two day conference on nuclear disarmament attended by nobel peace laureates along with delegates from nato and the united nations or. the nuclear attack on hiroshima blanket destruction never seen before nine hundred forty five or since. at this conference at the vatican u.n. officials a nobel peace prize recipient discussing nuclear disarmament trying to ensure a hiroshima never happens again pope francis launch the event by condemning all nuclear weapons. i firmly and then prophetic the us as well as.
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they exist in the service of a mentality of fear that affects not only the parties in conflict but the entire human race. listens to this mentality has led to tension on the korean peninsula and worrying rhetoric between washington and pyongyang this is the first major international gathering since the un approved a treaty banning all nuclear weapons or excellence of the vice president over fifty countries signed the treaty in september but the nine nations with a nuclear arsenal and all nato members boycotted the talks in a debate nato deputy secretary general defended their position the treaty risks undermining years of steady progress under the nonproliferation treaty. importantly the ban treaty disregards the security conditions and nuclear challenges that we face most prominently today the emergence of nuclear weapons and long range missiles in north korea without the participation of nuclear nations in the
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treaty some say disarmament might be a pipe dream but others say it's comparable to when chemical and biological weapons were banned that was a crucial first step in making those arsenals and legal in discussions like these are not the way of cranking up the pressure on those countries some speakers believe that it's up to the public to demand an end to nuclear weapons it's insane and everybody is saying insane but government are not listening and again with that the chronology we have with social network with every every ability we have right now we just have to tell government shape up or get out. what they're calling for is a new more equitable global security system perhaps utopian and unrealistic for some but the alternative is to reflect to imagine. how does there. now amid hong kong soaring skyscrapers one tiny village has held on to its traditions it's home to the territories last digit us residents and for now they've managed to
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resist aggressive will estate developers but campaigners say that without government help they may not hold ground much longer sarah clarke reports from hong kong perched on the hillside in the shadows of the surrounding high rise is part salam village it was home to the city's first dairy that closed more than thirty years ago but around two thousand eight hundred people still live here in one of the island's last indigenous communities. this village means a lot to me i was born here and i've been living here for more than seventy years i don't plan to move elsewhere. so ching forms family of fourth generation residents and proud of the villages history stretching back more than four hundred years the local population lived around the dairy and after world war two it became home to a flood of refugees from mainland china but it's central location on hong kong
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island has made it a target with developers came to demolish the site. i got or you can there's always been talks every two or three years about knocking down the village we don't know what will happen after the demolition or when it will take place what we call to live in anxiety despite decades of campaigns locals have failed to convince the hong kong government to preserve the village so now they're turning to the public for help this is their first open day tickets with fifty dollars each and the tour was sold out with visitors given an insight into the historical significance of village life. i hope to see this place preserved because village life is what the villages love the most such a big office said to living in hong kong island and that you can find this not too far away from our place and it's very beautiful there are plans to restore and preserve parts of the dairy the government has already committed around fifteen million dollars to turn it into
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a public museum but there are no guarantees that the rest of this village built around the dairy. site the religious cultural heritage has been recognised by the city as the world monuments fund deiced in new york dedicated to preserving heritage sites has placed it on its watch list conservationists hope that opened eyes like this will convince to hong kong government to do the sign so you know if this village is gone we will lose our history and memories were told significant and maintained diversity of lifestyle choices. these buildings my look like sprawling crumbling facades to some today's villages their survival of the city's past sarah clarke al-jazeera hong kong. well this principle is a coming true thing. only ten minutes away by boat from jakarta and these villages here are drowning because of the effects of global warming stuff ross and reporting from but in west java. the reaction to winning the migrant workers helping build
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stadiums for the twenty twenty two feet of the world cup in qatar are getting better protection.
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welcome back doctors in new delhi say current pollution levels are making the city unfit for human habitation hospitals in the indian capital say they're dealing with a twenty percent surge in emergency admissions pollution levels of more than eight times what's considered the healthy limit some experts say but that's about the same as smoking two packs of cigarettes a day greenpeace activists have sent a message to delegates attending the un climate talks in the german city of bomb
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they projected a sign reading no future in fossil fuels onto a coal power plant wrong side faces from the pacific islands stunts meant to draw attention to the impact emissions from germany have on the pacific this year's climate talks have been overshadowed by president donald trump's decision to pull the u.s. out of the paris climate agreement. humam millions of people in indonesia are already having to deal with the effects of climate change step fastener reports from java where rising sea levels are destroying not just homes but livelihoods as well the. son is losing his battle against the sea the ocean started creeping into his house seven years ago and most nights he and his family are having trouble finding a dry place to sleep. and all around at night we only see water and garbage nothing else that is very scary. his neighbors of all flat the houses destroyed by the waves salam and his family are now closest to the sea there has been
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a huge change when i arrived in this village in one thousand eight hundred two it was very beautiful and prosperous business was easy we all work at the shrimp on and we are doing very well we never thought our family would sell for like this barbie a village little remaining happy village looks nothing like that anymore half of its population is gone and the ponds are destroyed rising sea levels and the destruction of the seabed and mangrove trees are to blame the north coast of the island of java has lost nearly eleven thousand hectares to the sea so far it's hard to imagine it only seven years ago people were living right here farming shrimp and now the sea has taken over their land forcing hundreds to flee those who remain are watching how their village is slowly but surely swallowed by water the house where i was born has lost its first floor and its courtyard. this used to be our
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playground we play badminton here and together with our family we would raise the plate to celebrate independence day. and his siblings are the only teachers lack to educate the children that remain here when we ask the students if they know what climate change is this is their answer about and having our. what they do know is that they're scared. i'm afraid i won't have a place to live anymore when the water is high children are often crying. and solemn knows that action has yet to be taken and we always hear them talking on t.v. on this and that combating poverty etc but i am not convinced politicians will help us too many countries are involved the government has tried to save the village by planting mangrove trees but many fear sea water will rise faster than trees can
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grow and the villagers say if no dam is build soon the happy village will completely disappear in the next five years step five thousand al-jazeera but gussie west java well let's get all the day's force news that with fire in doha. julie thank you so much french footballer patrice evra has been banned for almost eight months for taking a fan in the face of former manchester united and you bent his defender has also had his contract with olympic remarks say terminated or was given a red card after their pre-match incident before a europa league game last week europe's governing body banned him until june the thirtieth and fined him more than eleven thousand dollars the thirty six year old won the two thousand and eight champions league with manchester united as well as five army titles. senegal are on the verge of qualifying for next year's fi for world cup the home team needed to win one of two games in four days against south africa and with time almost there to know ahead again in dakar south africa beat
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senegal two one in november but ordered a replay when the referee was found guilty of unlawfully influencing the result italy play sweden in their first leg play off in stockholm later on friday the two thousand and six champions italy have qualified for fifteen consecutive finals but they missed out on an automatic qualification spot after losing to spain in group g. only to win to avoid missing out on the finals for the first time since one thousand nine hundred fifty eight sweden will have to be careful though is six of their players are one booking away from missing monday's second like. the mood is good with him practicing florence we want to make it to the will couple it convinced that we will make it they've made it to the playoffs but we are confident we will succeed. there will also be an intercontinental playoff first leg match beach in honduras and australia on friday the hondurans have been the last
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two world cups while the aussies have been at the previous three but one will miss out on russia twenty team. the way than. go without trouble in the. away. that's old. school because all the talk book. croatia have taken a huge step towards qualifying for russia after hammering greece for one host dominate the margins are grabbed on thursday captain luca moderate open the scoring with a penalty. and cameron each all got on the scoresheet as well greece now have a lot to do to make it to their third successive finals. in thursday's other playoff northern ireland's hopes of reaching their first world cup since one thousand nine hundred six were dealt a huge blow they were beaten one no by switzerland in belfast ricardo rodriguez with a penalty. they had of the twenty twenty two world cup in qatar has welcomed as the
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decision by the international labor organization to close its complaint against the gulf states treatment of migrant workers this includes those working on the world cup projects this week the un agency says reform agreed to bike have to amend some two million workers now enjoyed better protection. hughes the secretary general of the supreme committee insists his organization has always been committed to worker right. the commitment towards improving worker welfare was there before the world cup but the world cup was a catalyst to accelerate a lot of these reforms and in a much more effective much more accelerated way of course the decision in the in the ilo yesterday is a welcome decision because it's a recognition of the commitment and the progress that has made that does not mean that it's ended of course our journey towards reform is going to continue and we always embrace and welcome anybody that provides constructive criticism and assists us in improving the situation for migrant workers in the state of. former new
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england patriots player aaron hernandez suffered the most severe case of brain damage ever discovered in a person his age is according to researchers boston university he was twenty seven when he hanged himself in april doctors found he had stage three c.t.e. something not previously found in anyone younger than forty six the researchers say the brain degeneration hernandez suffered what have significantly affected his decision making judgement and cognition brain disease has become an important topic as research is showing more and more complications and former players of sports like american football owing to congestion and repetitive brain trauma. for an individual who was only twenty seven at the time that he died he had a very advanced disease and not only was it advanced microscopically especially in the frontal lobes which are very important for decision making judgment and cognition but we could see damage to the to the inner chambers of the brain the
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septum and we have this would be the first case we've ever seen of that kind of damage in such a young individual in the n.b.a. the washington wizards avenge their loss against the l.a. lakers with a win on thursday john wall led the way on the night with twenty three points bradley beal added twenty two more including a season high six assists as the wizards ran out one hundred and eleven to ninety five. for one. two weeks ago the world's top tennis players are getting ready for the season ending a.t.p. tour finals in london and the focus of attention i had of the tournament has been on the resurgent roger federer the thirty six year old named the comeback player of the year but he's won two grand slam tournaments after missing most of last year with injury. this one just feels like a share it was rough and all the other guys who rolls in the minutes of this award
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because we all worked incredibly hard to come back and we're all happy just to be back so to get this award i don't feel like i have it all my own the feel like we share it told me all together. and that's all your support for now it's now back to julie in london. well you can buy that much more about all the stories we're following in detail on our web site loads of video on demand right there you can see front and center our story about the lebanese president and saudi all at al-jazeera dot com that's it for me in the to me of this news hour will be here in just a bit. is
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