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dictatorship. but sometimes a cold you can be better to die than continue to be. told. the disappeared of syria but this time on al-jazeera. from mother to daughter an ancient craft kept alive by a bustling matriarch. from start to finish. old traditions intertwined with new designs making this family's place unique in tunisia's rich tapestry. the threat at this time on. the world's most prominent christian walks a political and religious tightrope arrives in myanmar
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a buddhist nation accused of crimes against israeli embassy. you're watching al-jazeera live from doha. also ahead predictions of an imminent major eruption braze bodies volcano alert to the highest level. to weeks of crippling and sometimes violent protests in the government agrees to activist sand partial results show opposition candidate leading after the presidential election in honduras. thank you for joining us pope francis has begun a trip to myanmar that's fraught with diplomatic risk over the country's treatment of his muslim rohingya the politics is so delicate that some of the catholic leaders advisors have been warned. have we even want him rather against using the
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word we're hanging up more than six hundred thousand rohingya have fled from myanmar to bangladesh as caping from a military crackdown sand the un have accused the army of atrocities allegations the military has denied pro francis has previously condemned myanmar's treatment. scott hyder is in young gone with more on the pope's visit pope francis arriving here at the archbishop of young guns compound this is where he's going to spend the next three nights here in myanmar today on monday is a rest day he's going to stay here meet with some of the local clergy and then on tuesday morning tuesday afternoon i should say he's going to head to naples or the capital that's where the bulk of the meetings with the leadership of this nation will take place and that's where we assume a lot of the discussion about the real hinge issue will be brought up right now on monday rest day he is just arriving to the compound here of the archbishop and then on wednesday here who come back to yangon and will be a large mass in the stadium here that's where all the christians with in myanmar are heading to see the pope speak that's going to happen on wednesday then on
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thursday morning they're going to be some interfaith meetings another meeting with maybe some officials here in myanmar and then he'll take off and go to his second stage of his trip in bangladesh for some live pictures for you from indonesia where a volcano on the island of bali is rumbling in spewing small go facial say it's going to erupt at any moment they've ordered more evacuations from the media's areas mound argonne has been hurling clouds of ash about three kilometers into the sky since the weekend the new exclusion zone affects twenty two villages where up to one hundred thousand people live that ok now last erupted in one thousand nine hundred eighty three killing more than one thousand people marketing is an associate professor of history is university of adelaide and just returned from bali he says people there are pretty calm. little danger at the moment from people who are well clear of the exclusion zone so that there is limited little danger for
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people to be affected by anything such as lava if they're outside of that i can call. the biggest dangers are law hogs which which is also being evacuated goes areas and as you said the ashes that were equal but a hyatt or more ashleigh that is now where you've been over parts of southern bali was always a lot yesterday this close or and has the potential to cause health costs i was up in that area yesterday and there's there's actually very little panic in the area people have been preparing for this for a long time most of the people who've been evacuated from mumps given that the tremors of new quites associated with. the eruption began back in september so the authorities have this well under control that evacuated the area that slightly widen the exclusion zone by so back quite a few more people but that's that at least that main area of risk around the volcano has been cleared in other world news a government minister at the center of widespread anger in pakistan has resigned signaling
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a victory for protesting it is. called off the three week sit in by thousands of people in the capital islamabad they have been demanding stepped down over the wording of a parliamentary oath they describe as blasphemous the protests have spread throughout pakistan closing down major highways that speak to al-jazeera. arrived in islamabad come on these protests have cause huge destruction not of this minister has resigned what happens next. indeed they have called hughes disruption but warners have going to head our disobedience in section as perhaps we now see it now is seen as a major risk when you can still see behind me that people are still at the same place where their world for the last twenty two days is brought from here that the protests started but spread across the country now the only people you see here are
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other battered military forces the police have been withdrawn that police force failed to dislodge these people rejected the reaction across the country and it appears that it's not only the law minister who will pay the price also we are toward the interior minister of the country has come under scathing criticism for total failure ministration of the r.b.a. government has failed totally but what you see now is more or less really joyous thing thousands of people are going to come here they're going to go and there are tens of thousands marching through the hall celebrating this as a major wave theory and also saying that it is the end of the focus on muslim league now why we're here is the ruling party yeah the political scene has been quite chaotic lately pakistan kemal what does this all mean for the government today this victory that the protestors this celebrating clearly makes of government even more franchise. our government has
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already been. all of mr nawaz sharif or one of. the prime minister of the green card if your kids are now the prime minister were to try hard ground zero five people are trying to call grown up by according to many people across bloggers on ignore taking orders and nor doing. their journey for. one of five prime minister nawaz sharif every. governor there is going to meet and i watched all going to wonder why did it. all did your doctor said. so many people are going to. form a government thank you very much for that come on reporting there live from pakistan's capital islamabad the first official numbers released after the honduras presidential election show opposition leader salvador nasrallah has a surprise lead over incumbent juan orlando have nine days earlier both of them
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declared victory before any official numbers came in with more than half of the ballots counted the electoral tribunal says the opposition leader has a five point lead the honduras is considered one of the world's most violent countries it also has the highest level of economic inequality in latin america voters say while health and education are some of the most important issues on their minds they also want their new president to continue talking crime marianna sanchez reports from the capitol to the. hundreds went to the polls on sunday with a range of issues on their minds like the economy many hoping and you government will not forget the pool. the most important thing is ending poverty providing everyone with housing and food. has the highest level of economic inequality in latin america the world bank says more than sixty six percent of fun during its live in poverty. voters see well health and educate. also
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important issues hundreds who want the new president to continue tackling crime on average more than three hundred thirty one durance are killed every month. i want the country to improve better education more jobs but there aren't so many. this is the first time a president is running for reelection since a two thousand and fifteen supreme court decision lifted a constitutional ban but critics say during his four year tenure president cannot this has gained too much power controlling the judiciary and the electoral court opposition parties say they will only recognize the ballots their monitors consider as valid and not the official results because they say the election could be rigged . to come in it are so says both of his parents are eligible to vote and both have been long dead and. my father is eligible to vote he died
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seventeen years ago he would be one hundred twenty years old known as used his identity but no one is controlling the. twelve thousand monitors from ten political parties and more than two hundred international observers were touring polling stations at the bit where she was released there are faults in the system the tribunal sometimes does not open the people's registry but this is normal. for now the main opposition party say they will remain vigilant until they can compare their results with the official ones for they accept the elections were transparent but in essence as i just. in syria funerals have been held for some of the people killed in russian government airstrikes over the weekend mourners bury the dead in their resort province on monday at least fifty five people were killed in russian strikes targeting i saw in the countryside another twenty five died in airstrikes in the rebel held enclave of eastern go-to on the outskirts of damascus the region
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has been besieged by the syrian government since. twenty thirteen now as strikes have been intensifying even as more talks are due to start in geneva on tuesday this is a un led process aimed at bringing six years of war in syria to an end as led by the special envoy stefan de mistura his managed to bring the syrian government and opposition to the table in the past but has failed to get any agreement syria's main opposition group behind to go see a sions committee or agency says it will be in geneva and has no preconditions it will have a new person at the helm after former head riyadh he job quit last week that resignation came on the same day president bashar assad made a rare trip out of syria to meet with the russian leader vladimir putin in sochi this will be the eighth round of talks in geneva previous attempts are stalled because of better disagreements mainly over where the assad should stay in power and a trade is a syrian affairs analyst and senior fellow at the washington institute for near east policy he says he's not surprised by the resumption of airstrikes ahead of the
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next round of geneva talks. oftentimes when we go to towards negotiations seemingly sealed agreements are not sealed. it's also hard to predict the activities of the regime the interesting thing is the russian involvement as they're one of the sponsors it's what we can see but it's not a good sign and it's a bit of deja vu. in the process the russians and iranians in the regime are using military force to shape the diplomatic process and that's. you know a very good tactic in terms of getting results in many many hours they're willing to escalate or able to do so on the problem of the united states and there are unwilling to escalate and that's the reason why russia and the regime are doing this and i'm afraid. ahead on al-jazeera. the u.s.
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of trying to convince a turkish prisoner to be trade his country will have a live report shortly and zimbabwe's wait to see what they really mean the president prepares to announce his cabinet stay with us. how i was there were a lot of very heavy showers across much of southeast asia big downpours coming in here but plenty of cloud in place there that is some cloud also pushing its way across indonesia heading towards body could see a little bit of wet weather coming into bali over the next couple of days so that is not particularly good news for the showers longer spells of rain there across. pushing up towards the malaysia potential big downpours there for singapore and also for kuala lumpur temperatures getting up to around twenty eight twenty nine celsius or so over the next day out to the showers intensify here as we go through
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wednesday and it stays wet across a good part of the world possible strike also move the chances a little bit damp weather over the next day or two but i suspect the wettest weather will be into central i was and more specially down into the southeast is warmer in there with a low pressure in charge here so temperatures in cities still above twenty five celsius twenty six degrees for sydney on tuesday but. for melbourne high a still for adelaide and it warms up further for adelaide as we go one into wednesday a few showers just around the eastern side of australia by wednesday further west it's looking lassie fine and dry perth with a top temperature of twenty one degrees celsius wednesday afternoon.
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documentaries that open your eyes at this time. welcome back our top stories on al-jazeera but france's the head of the catholic church has arrived in young on his first stop of his six day tour of myanmar and bangladesh is the first pontiff to visit myanmar. my pictures from indonesia
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all the volcano on bali island as you can see it's rumbling and spewing smoke scientists say they could be a major eruption at any moment officials have ordered more evacuations affecting about one hundred thousand people and in pakistan the government minister the center of widespread anger has resigned signaling a victory for protest leaders have called off the three week sit in by thousands of people in the capital islamabad the protesters accused of blasphemy. not a turkey where the deputy prime minister. has accused the u.s. of exploiting the trial of any rainy and turkish gold trader raises a rob will face court in new york on monday accused of helping turkey to evade sanctions against iran charges have also been brought against a turkish banker and a former turkish minister let's speak to our correspondent in istanbul. see him tell us for us who raises a rod is and what the take this government is saying about the shiny new york.
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colliers followers are as you have also stated is a businessman is a gold trader he is actually iranian origin but after starting having business. business facilities in turkey he was given turkish citizenship because he was married to a very famous turkish singer the case actually claims that results are up. to the u.s. sanctions imposed on iran by a golden oil trade by supposedly exporting gold to iran to pay for the oil prices and the indictment is say is that turkey's state bank hulk bank was actually facilitating the money transfers after this was a case that was this was an investigation case that was opened in late two thousand and thirteen by the girl in
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a script who is supposed to be the who's accused to be the perpetrators of the failed coup attempt last year the government says that that on to graft investigation into late two thousand and thirteen about this goal trade with rob was an attempt to overthrow of the democratically elected turkish government so that's the case now ancora see is that. this case is actually being manipulated by the u.s. by washington as a leverage against turkey especially considering that. the latest situation the latest actually allegations about michael flynn the former national security advisor of mr donald trump now they say that results are rock might have relations with michael flynn and michael flynn was allegedly to be brought by the turkish officials to help extraditing for two law to learn who is accused of being
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orchestrated having orchestrated the failed coup attempt. on karrar see is that you know united states is using reserves are up his as a leverage to push on corrupt politically in corner folly very interesting we'll keep an eye on the case and the trial as it begins in new york later today cinema any sum will thank you very much for that now there are reports of looting and illegal occupation of houses and farms in zimbabwe the military and police have released a joint statement saying those behind the criminal behavior will be held responsible the military seize power almost three weeks ago and it led to the resignation of former president robert mugabe let's speak to our correspondent in zimbabwe under simmons who joins us from harare tell us andrew what are some military and police have been saying. well they say that the situation is now more or less normal and they've withdrawn armored units across the capital back
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to barracks but on the other hand they're talking about law enforcement agents receiving reports of looting and illegal occupation of people's homes and property and it's a warning here in writing this statement this behavior is criminal and against the spirit of known root and vengeful retribution will be met by the fall off of the law now what they're saying they're actually quoting the constitution in terms of how they can use joint police army patrols that's a new move that they want to crack down on this but there is a whole swathe of rumors going around zimbabwe about retribution going on now there are committee meetings going on is a new p.f. parts of the provinces targeting individuals who are seen to have been part of robert mugabe's administration ministers. use workers right across the board also very much the. forty faction is being targeted as
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well and what they're calling for the police the army is that people get more people centered and start to obey the law and i imagine human rights organizations and who are concerned about the fact that president gabby's allies are going to be targeted. well you're absolutely right there are speaking a short time ago to a human rights lawyer here at harare magistrates court where ignatius jumbo the former finance minister is trying to get bail on his corruption charges also could zanny. who is former use leader of zanu p.f. she was telling me that there is concern she feels that the situation is quite serious now because the there is a spread of animosity and violence towards anyone associated with the former
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regime she says it's hard to tell between one and the other she was very outspoken actually and said that the situation she got understand the excitement in certainly in terms of the human rights aspect to everything she says nothing will change unless there is a real turnaround now what we're waiting to hear is whether or not there is a turnaround with the announcement of cabinet posts that could be on monday and of course two key areas that will be security law and order and more than anything else finance thank you so much for andrew andrew symonds live for us in harare zimbabwe. in kenya present a whole kenyatta has to be sworn in on to say for a second term in office after a long and bitter election campaign there was now this occasion of august presidential election followed by an october rerun the political crisis continues to impact what is east africa's dominant economy catherine so he has a report from nairobi. an ordinary weekday morning in kenya's capital nairobi.
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and as always scores of people make their way to the city's industrial area to look for casual employment. what is changing the last few months is that jobs have become even more scarfs. even blames the recent election period and the political uncertainty around it he's waiting for work at this battery manufacturing plant he says he's only done ten days of work and around sixty dollars. since august. after the august election on the rerun there were no jobs at all but we still have to come and try our luck. some people try their luck in other factories like this vehicle assembly plant but it's also been tough for big industries the private sector has suffered huge losses many companies have downsized some have closed and investors are holding on to their money for now because meant to begin immediately after the election was postponed by
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international customers who are in to do road construction on a real estate big project development they said let's wait and see and see how the election spins out. out on the streets most kenyans are also feeling the effects of an economy that is slowing down the cost of living has doubled in the last by ideas and now the government has downscaled its economic growth forecast for this year to five point one from five point nine percent. almost always dipped during election season it happened in one thousand nine hundred ninety seven and in two thousand and seven after i disputed election the economy crashed this time around i was already struggling because among other things a prolonged droughts many are saying that the political uncertainty around the election just made things worse if i was present today i would be you know the only normal privatization program i would be doing much more to stimulate particularly
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agriculture it's very easy you know so many people in our economy are dependent on it you get it working the sense of well being translates very very quickly across the board and. many people now hope that with their election over the economy will stabilize. but the opposition led by ryan is planning more protests and economic point. cts to push for a new vote this may mean one certainty and economic hard times catching al-jazeera aerobic kenya. cubans have been choosing municipal delegates who will go on to vote for the country's next president's current president raul castro voted in have ana he's stepping down next year this is the only chance for the masses to cast ballots in a process that's tightly controlled by the ruling communist party the first commercial ship carrying food and aid has arrived at the many ports of hard data after weeks
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long closure that aid groups say further defiant deprived people are already on the brink of starvation the saudi led coalition says it imposed a blockade to stop weapons reaching the healthy rebels it's fighting peter shop as are reports. the saudis who promised to lift the blockade of the yemen port of hope died four days ago that it was only on sunday that the first desperately needed food supplies were unloaded. in the area and now the ship has reached the port of how they entered carrying flour and relief material swaying five thousand five hundred tons this is not enough for the many people needs but we hope this is a good sign to open the port of the data and lift the siege in all the many provinces. unicef says a child dies every ten minutes from preventable diseases that would equate to more than five hundred children dead in those last four days alone five thousand tons of flowers unloaded on saturday but it's just a trickle too little and far far too late for the most vulnerable today it is fair
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to say that yemen is one of the worst places on earth to be a child more than eleven million. yemeni children are to be in acute need of humanitarian assistance that's almost every single yemeni boy and girl unicef says the war in yemen is sadly a war on children close to five thousand children have been killed or seriously injured in the last two and a half years and it welcomes the opening of the airport at santa it allowed us to send in a first humanitarian convoy one point nine million doses of vaccines vaccines that are urgently needed to vaccinate six hundred thousand
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children across yemen since the saudi led coalition began fighting the who tees in two thousand and fifteen the country's basic infrastructure no longer exists. the blockade began on november sixth after hooty rebels fired a ballistic missile into saudi arabia the saudi military said the blockade was imposed to stop weapons being smuggled into yemen but the un is warning that commercial imports of food and fuel must also resume the world food program says continuing to choke off those supplies could have a disastrous effect on fourteen million people living in the remote regions of northern yemen completely unable to cope for themselves peter shop al jazeera. relatives of the one hundred sixty six people killed in the two thousand and eight mumbai attacks around gree that the key suspect has been released by pakistan families of the victims laid wreaths and lit candles on the ninth anniversary of
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the attack ten gunmen targeted luxury hotels a major train station and a jewish center on friday have fees saeed the founder of a banned group linked to the attacks was released from house arrest in pakistan. the floor of a nightclub has collapsed on the spanish island of tenerife injuring twenty two people many of them fell from the ground floor into the basement mostly ending up with broken legs and ankles posted by the fire department on twitter showed firefighters picking through rubble in the ruined car which is located in a shopping mall in a reef is off the coast of morocco and is a popular holiday spot for your parents. demonstrations have been held across romania in protests against repos changes to the justice system the protesters say the changes will allow higher level corruption to go on punished people fear it could undermine years of investigations into hundreds of public officials including former prime ministers. now scientists in australia are encouraging people to help
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them study native frogs by recording the themselves the australian museum has designed a smartphone app that can record the unique sound of two hundred forty francs species they're under threat from climate change predators and human development scientists will study the data to learn more about the health of frogs populations . not many frogs sort of rabbit but you get hoots whistles box calls that found like locks tat stripping tennis ball absolutely everything so some of the frogs that you might hear might sound like. bach and green green green it's an amazing diversity and this fine will help you capture those calls and then we can identify who's who where frogs are and how they're doing. you know again i'm fully battle with the headlines on al-jazeera pope francis the
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head of the catholic church has arrives in young gone on his first stop of his six day tour of myanmar and run by there she is the first pontiff to visit myanmar my fixtures from indonesia where of ok no on body island is as you can see rumbling and spewing smoke scientists say they could be a major eruption at any moment they've ordered more evacuations affecting about one hundred thousand people mount agung has been hurling clouds of ash about three kilometers into the sky. in pakistan a government minister at the center of widespread anger has resigned signaling a victory for protest leaders. they've called on the three weeks to invite files ins of people in the capital islamabad they had been demanding zahid hamid stepped down over the wording of a parliamentary oath they have described as blasphemous the minister has apologized saying it was a clerical error. the first official numbers released after the presidential
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election show opposition leader salvador nasrallah has a surprise lead over incumbent juan orlando had amanda's both of them declared victory before any official numbers came in with more than half of the ballots counted the lecturer tribunals says the opposition leader nasrallah has a five point lead. if at night i inform you that we're losing well there's nothing to do today at twelve o'clock at night. which at this moment between dollars and real lords know if we were. to be from any fraud against us turkey's deputy prime minister has accused the us of exploiting the trial of any rain in turkish gold trader raises a rod will face court in new york on monday accused of helping turkey to evade sanctions against iran the prime minister told local media the u.s.'s pressure the traders sign on sign off on accusations against turkey and you know also have been
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held in syria for some of the people killed in russian and government as strikes over the weekend at least fifty five people were killed in russian strikes targeting i saw in the dairies or countryside another twenty five people died in airstrikes in the rebel held enclave of eastern go-to those are the headlines on al-jazeera witness is next. on counting the cost crocodile economics what. will. transform zimbabwe's finances modern day slave trade in libya and how china's internet giant ten cent over took facebook. at this time on a.


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