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if you promise is to secure the stability of my knife and my people i will fight for him i think that's where we heading and i don't think our leaders and the vision to understand that's the threat that we think. that somebody will get i'll start shooting people are not able to shoot themselves and their other countries have managed to solve this problem are you worried that this conflict could erupt into an outright open war that the city's general security sure all the people who paid the price clearly there writeup unprejudiced setting the stage for serious debate up front at this time on al-jazeera. pope francis uses his christmas message to call for peace for jerusalem a dialogue between israelis and palestinians.
hello again i'm adrian for the good this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up a bleak christmas in parts of the philippines as the country struggles with the aftermath of two tropical storms in quick succession. in peru a presidential pardon prompts claims of a corrupt political deal. i will take a look at the effect that automation of artificial intelligence might have on the world's developing economies. the head of the roman catholic church has called for a negotiated two state solution to end the israeli palestinian conflict it's the second time that the pope spoken out since u.s. president donald trump's recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital and he says that talks are the only way to peace. but if. we see jesus in the children of the
middle east who continue to suffer because of growing tensions between israelis and palestinians on this festive day let us ask the lord for peace for jerusalem and for all the holy land let us pray that the will to resume dialogue may prevail between the parties and that a negotiated solution can be finally reached one that would allow the peaceful coexistence of two states within mutually agreed internationally recognized borders and live as a rome al-jazeera as peter sharp is in speeches square peter what are we to make of what the pope had said after his remarks that during midnight mass many people thought that he'd have stronger words on the status of jerusalem. i think so that the pope moved so quickly and were so articulate in his. condemnation but his comments about president trump's announcement regarding jerusalem he talked about his profound concern well i think i think
a lot of people here people i've spoken with feeling that he would have articulated that concern in this message and the what we got was. a similar to to the messages he's been saying for the last five years every christmas. he presents this message and in every christmas there is a mention of the british and in the in the in the middle east so i feeling i think that. he could have. perhaps articulated a little better. so what are the themes did he touch on his or b. well. it was. it was this it was it was a theme that was basically built around children. and.
the the language he used was was quite moving he says we see jesus in the children of the middle east who continue to suffer we see jesus in the children of the yemen which is gone largely unreported we see. in the children in the in the eyes of the iraqi. jesus in the eyes of the rock children wounded in the in the suffering there and also there was a another mention that it was pretty relevant to the events of the last couple of years and that's that the refugee crisis and that was again put in the eyes of the children so it was a a moving a moving message here i paid of many thanks indeed al jazeera spanish up their lives in rome which are islamist home to sites sacred to judaism and islam is also one of the holiest places of course for christians the city status goes to the heart of the israeli palestinian conflict today are zero we're exploring the holy
land and how this religious and spiritual place has become increasingly politicized carrefour supports from occupied east jerusalem it's within the city limits but out on its own. refugee camp is cut off from the rest of jerusalem by the israeli separation barrier the israeli government provides few services here the palestinian authority isn't committed to provide any local activist. says many of his neighbors do it least have one thing official status as residents of occupied east jerusalem. this identity card means a lot for us the right of return our existence in jerusalem our daily connection our children and our workers our businesses and our mosques and churches and now israel's jerusalem affairs minister is proposing to redefine the camp and other palestinian neighborhoods outside the wall is no longer part of the city to be governed instead under a new regional municipality. betty hirshman from jerusalem campaign group here i
mean this is the objective is clear it would allow israel to shift one hundred twenty thousand palestinians who are roughly one third of the entire palestinian population. from this that's one half of the equation the other is to increase jerusalem as jewish population by counting in some one hundred forty thousand israeli settlers in the occupied west bank it's all part of a two pronged strategy to change the demographics of jerusalem not just read designating tens of thousands of palestinians as outside the cities boundaries but also integrating illegal settlements here in the west bank into the jerusalem municipality in october the israeli prime minister was in one of those settlements promoting the plan known as the greater jerusalem. this place would be a part of the state of israel i support the greater jerusalem bill which will enable jerusalem and its surroundings to develop in very many aspects. but plans to
put it to a cabinet vote recently which show netanyahu citing pressure from the u.s. administration as it formulates its peace plan. she has mapped jerusalem shifting lines for more than thirty years he sees a long term israeli plan coming to fruition it's me that we have. in this area. and. jews so if we speak about. the couple that was inside israel that's why this plan carries such high stakes the palestinian authority which claims east jerusalem as the capital of a future palestinian state as it would destroy any prospect of a two state solution for sit out a zero occupied east jerusalem in the philippines more than thirty bodies have been found following a fire the shopping mall and of our firefighters battled for hours to extinguish the blaze that began on saturday at least thirty eight people remain unaccounted
for the cause of the blaze is being investigated and thousands of people in the southern philippines are spending christmas in emergency shelters rob mcbride reports from iligan city. here in the city of iligan as darkness falls people here as elsewhere in parts of mindanao are assessing the damage from the storm that passed from the landslides that happened from the torrents of muddy water that overflowed the banks of rivers the river here in l.a. gand it overflowed its banks people have been told to evacuate and it washed away their homes they were living alongside a river that six years ago had a similar flood that washed away this bridge still people return to live here the fact is that with a growing population in mindanao people do tend to occupy vulnerable places river banks hillsides and so on the problem now for rescuers in mindanao is trying to reach more isolated communities especially with the destruction of infrastructure
washing away of bridges roads that are closed or simply have been washed away the problem is trying to reach more remote communities with heavy equipment to continue the search for survivors and sadly as time continues it is now less a search for people alive it is more a search for bodies as the death toll and mounts here in this part of mindanao there is also the added problem of the conflict that has been happening just a short distance from here in morocco this is a fight between government forces and groups linked with i so it's not known just what impact this storm will have on the security situation or on the search for a lasting peace but certainly for people who've been displaced from the area of the fighting and have been in temporary accommodation here in the early gan it certainly adds misery upon misery not only can they not return to the area of
conflict that they've been evacuated from they'd simply don't know if they have any homes to go back to. the president has been pardoned because his health is failing his supporters celebrated the news outside the clinic where he's been being treated after a severe drop in his blood pressure for your body was serving a twenty five year sentence for corruption and human rights crimes committed during his ten year presidency his daughter has visited. him. we have been with my father just now he's obviously very happy however he will have to stay in the intensive care for a few more days and he will have to stay in the hospital until the doctors say he's fully recovered. he spent years in prison campaigning for his release. he never acknowledged most of the crimes for which he was sentenced to twenty five years. the former president
always claimed his innocence for the murders and disappearances by a government sanctioned death squad critics say that government was the most corrupt improve in history. his supporters credit the seventy nine year old former leader with the defeat of shining path rebels in the one nine hundred ninety s. rians where at the cusp of unarmed conflict that killed thousands of people supporters say for him money helped save the economy from collapse for years his children campaigned for his release saying he was ill and frail but they didn't have a terminal illness a condition for a humanitarian pardon. denied him the freedom he craved. my greatest pain is to acknowledge that for part of the population for him or he was able to victimize himself looking for a depressing image as a hostage of the judiciary. an opinion poll in may said fifty nine percent
of its favored living can go supporters say it's time. for him to have a quiet life. to stay at home live serenely enjoys granddaughters enjoy the people who love him and be free to decide to do whatever he wants. many peruvians who for years opposed the presidential pardon were open. if he asked for forgiveness for the crimes he committed but for the families of the victims gesture was never enough. families of the victims say they feel betrayed preceded by the promised he wouldn't pardon for he wanted to win votes. when he fought to win justice for more than two decades. they don't care about our stuff about our desolation and the pain we still endure and we will never find peace. he's old while i'm old too and i haven't found justice yet he must complete his
sentence despite his release from facing another trial a case is pending for the deaths of six people if convicted for the money faces another twenty five years in prison. families of the victims say they won't stop demanding justice and hope to see him behind bars again but just. a weather update next zero that at least four people killed after a boss plows into a pedestrian underpass at the russian capital we'll tell you more if you. had china really is dry but the clouds building once more and the increasing breeze means yet more rain in the form of frequent showers and thunderstorms for the
vietnamese coast it might even creep across the chinese border as well but that's a massive bill that. twelve resist reasonably mild for shanghai and twenty two's back right down in hong kong probably in the sunshine not enough breeze to stir the fog out very quickly in the morning in the north indian plateau for the sax you see it should be sunshine the only cloud is this here which might produce some pretty heavy showers in sri lanka in the next day or so otherwise quite please guys until you get to northern pakistan afghanistan where that poll of cloud is mostly just kind of some snow caught up in the higher ground hindu kush and be all in the middle east it's all quiet it's been pretty warm recently in northern side but the wind direction change on tuesday means attempts to come back down to normal again i think it'll be quite a gusty change best temperature in riyadh twenty two twenty five and that comes down a little bit come wednesday but we'll see nothing more than a cloud in the sky songs you can tell whereas further north there's more in cloud
and particularly that ask afghanistan and took many stone. we're living through a technological revolution but all the machines taking over a piece of machinery goes wrong is there a chain of litigation through which we can bring a legal system to bat oxford university professor of machine learning stephen roberts talks to all disease i've this time.
well again the top stories here on al-jazeera the head of the roman catholic church has called for a negotiated two state solution to end the israeli palestinian conflict pope francis also highlighted the plight of children in conflict zones around the world . thousands of people in the southern philippines are spending christmas in emergency shelters after tropical storm tendin left trail of destruction more than two hundred people are dead after landslides flash floods and peruse former president are better for your body has been part of health grounds seventy nine year old was serving a twenty five year jail sentence for corruption kidnapping and human rights violations. china's here has banned emirates airlines flights from landing in the country the decision comes two days after a number of tunisia and women said that they were barred from boarding their flight for dubai tuna's airport the u.a.e.
issued a statement saying that they had been denied entry to dubai due to security concerns shallop ballasts reports. like. this was the scene at tunis airport on friday as women turned up for flights the start of a u.i. travel ban against women and girls of all ages to be given to us to let me know but being indifferent i came here and found chaos and their state an indian woman under the age of thirty cannot board emerick plane vanished from a bad one in but i arrived here only for a man to come and tell me that any woman who holds a tunis in passport is banned from boarding his airline. two days later the u.a.e. explains the temporary travel restriction is for security reasons the minister of state for foreign affairs posted on twitter they had communicated security information with tunisia and that the u.a.e. appreciates and values tennessee and woman. but outrage across china sea air and
elsewhere grew with claims of discrimination and racism to governments took immediate action the ministry of transport has decided to suspend emirates airlines flights to and from tunisia until the latter finds a suitable solution to operate its flights in accordance with international regulations and conventions emirates didn't respond to our request for an interview but to confirm via twitter they were instructed to stop services to tune a spy to his unit dorothy's effective december twenty five emirates is the only airline that flies you a direct meaning it severed the transport link between the countries it's unclear if the diplomatic link will also be cut. to his ear has been trying to repair relations with the u.a.e. after its twenty eleven revolution its biggest political party has strong ties to casa currently under blockades by the u.a.e.
and three other arab countries. emirates will remain suspended until two feels it can operate within international regulations the sudden and vague ban that museum woman face turned on the line charlotte dallas al-jazeera. the un refugee agency says the world is now witnessing the highest level of displacement of people ever recorded more than sixty five million people have been forced to leave homes almost a third of them refugees there are also ten million stateless people who've been denied a nationality and access to basic rights such as education health care employment and freedom of movement the u.n.h.c.r. estimates that twenty people of forcibly displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution or libya has been a major transit point for refugees trying to get to europe hundreds have died trying to cross the mediterranean muffled up to walk and reports now from tripoli.
this is the libyan coast were migrants and refugees usually sail of to europe the usually take rubber boat in a very bad condition and usually those boats capsize in the mediterranean and so many migrants die in the sea the libyan coast guard says it's their job to do to arrest duce migrants as long as they have sailed off libyan sure and as long as they have been arrested and libyan tutorial waters before the migrants and refugees reach this coast they take a tough journey in the desert they first get smuggled via the southern borders of libya and the take the tough journey through the libyan desert during that tough journey the face so many. violations they face violence
and including extortion exploitation and in some cases rape also the libyan coast guard says that they usually transfer the migrants of after the arrest them and libyan tutorial waters' the usually transfer them to detention centers and the detention centers the supervisors there deny committing any violence against the migrants and they say on the contrary they provide the provide them with food and health care now the european human rights organizations and united nations human rights organizations including also the international organization for migration help those migrants who voluntarily voluntarily choose to be deported back to their own country recently the you in haiti are has transferred one hundred sixty migrants including those vulnerable migrants
including children women and miners the u.n. has recently transferred them to italy. the u.n. general assembly is urging me in ma to end its crackdown on the hinge of muslim minority it's passed a resolution calling for the appointment of a un special envoy full citizenship rights am for access to aid in the aid workers the document was approved despite opposition from china and russia more than six hundred forty thousand granger have fled minister kind states since august the u.n. says they need to return home the economy and the fight against corruption will be key issues when liberians vote in the presidential election runoff on tuesday former football star george weah is seeking on the country's vice president joseph block i the winner will replace president ellen johnson sirleaf who can't run again due to term limits mohamed atta reports from monrovia. in the contest for
the liberian presidency this month former international footballer do it with a head start he received thirty eight percent of the votes cast in the foster round held in october he's open and in the round of current liberian vice president just a walk i got twenty eight percent of the vote it's here in the car. that where grew up has been hyping his humble upbringing and style himself as the pro of pork and to date a man who knows exactly what liberians want from their government protection of politics we have a traditional voting along ethnic religious and regional languages where you were born and grew up is important there is hope here that's when he becomes president he will help his community where dropped out of school at an early age to concentrate on playing football he applied his trade in liberia until he got a break to play for the french club a it's more like oh and from there on to some
of the world's most glamorous clubs in two thousand and three where now is his intention to run for the presidency after taking on the incumbent president ellen johnson sirleaf to a second round vote in two thousand and five the footballer was bitten this is known as walk in the park this could be we as the he led in the first one in two thousand and five and phil to win in the second round this is wide open it could be president we have a president was. a former head of liberia's petroleum refinery company and agriculture minister seventy two year old joseph block i served as liberia's vice president since two thousand and six his tenure as vice president will be remembered as a period of an interrupted peace no small feat in a country torn apart by years of civil. considered a safe by many given his long experience of the highest echelons of power in
liberia ambassador walker strongest point is his credentials in public policy and the broad perception of him as an honest man true this line around he has an honesty capital. in liberia where there's been so much reports of corruption he's managed to keep on touched he will have to persuade many liberians though that he can do differently than he has done for more than a decade many here hold the government responsible for failing to improve their lot . will inherit the leadership of one of the poorest countries in the world liberia's often complain about of corruption in government and the poor delivery of public services many of them say about well the thankful for the past twelve years of peace still excited about the prospect of to. the old year like beauty. five people were killed when a class plowed into
a pedestrian underpass and russia's capital moscow bus was parked on the side of the road before travelling towards the stairs that lead down to a metro station the driver has been detained but the crash is not being investigated as a terrorist incident eleven people have been injured authorities are looking at possible brake failure as the cause of the accident. when. the driver is now in shock condition doctors and investigators are working with him he's been speaking what he said will be made public later because they're still questioning him in afghanistan members of parliament have been summoned by senior security officials after at least nine people were killed in a suicide bombing in the capital kabul it's like half an intelligence agency building in kabul's shushed our neighborhood i saw has said that it was responsible . the
world bank has warned that the economies of developing countries could collapse because of the rise of automation and robotics it's fear that robots making clothes and footwear will undercut the cost of human workers in factories in places like bangladesh and vietnam in his second report on artificial intelligence lawrence lay considers what the impact of automation might be on the world's working poor. every day all over the western world goods are delivered to hungry consumers most of them manufactured half a world away over the seas by people who often earn virtually nothing and while the fourth industrial revolution the age of robotics and automation promises radically to alter the lives of people in the rich world it is by no means clear whether any of the benefits will be passed on to the world's working people some global brands are discussing whether to reach shore manufacturing from asian sweat shops to europe where three d.
printers might make clothes or shoes the world bank has projected that in some african or asian countries up to eighty percent of people might lose their jobs. if it's true that many workers many of them young women particular textile industries opportunity going to be out of a job or. potentially radically reduced then to what extent will this lead to social unrest to social destitution and essentially a fundamental crisis at the heart that society others ask why someone who owns a factory in the far east would bother investing in expensive robotic technology but it's far cheaper to keep paying workers a dollar a day to machine like that at the moment will be well beyond the reach of a factory owner in bangladesh or in china or vietnam for that matter. secondly a machine like that is likely to break down fairly often because it's it's a very fine piece of equipment if it breaks down the whole factory and then many in
a factory the entire factory comes to a standstill social unrest is already a fact of life it could get far worse so to the continued and probably growing movements of people except the west they may want to move to might be suffering job losses itself as automation takes over. if the future of the developing world is to be decided in places like this then frankly it looks pretty bleak either it seems robotics will increasingly be used to take jobs away from no three different associated with places like asia although the same workers will continue to exist on the same person for the ever and for years about the worst thing of all is that nobody seems to be talking about it there is however a growing understanding of how automation can help in emergencies here at southampton university in southern england drones are being tested to fly medicines or food into dangerous or difficult places it's simpler and potentially more
effective than throwing bags out of planes you can send lots of little bits of aid to lots of little areas and it's trivial and strike home. to pinpoint areas in other words take the aid to where it's needed dropping it centrally in the rich world robotics could take away many current jobs but it could also create new ones which haven't even been trumped up yet but with those in the workshops of the world it could be disastrous and it's coming only al-jazeera london all day tomorrow when i was zero will be letting go of the wheel and the brakes as we drive into the age of fully automated cause. it is good to have you with us adrian finnegan here in doha with the top stories on al-jazeera thousands of people in the southern philippines are spending christmas in emergency shelters after tropical storm tembin left
a trail of destruction more than two hundred people died after landslides and flash floods a state of emergency has been declared in several areas as rescue efforts continue the head of the roman catholic church has called for a negotiated two state solution to end the israeli palestinian conflict it's the second time the pope spoken out since u.s. president donald trump's recognition of jerusalem is israel's capital and he says that talks are the only way to proceed. but if. we see jesus in the children of the middle east who continue to suffer because of growing tensions between israelis and palestinians on this festive day let us after the lord for peace for jerusalem and for all the holy land let us pray that the will to resume dialogue may prevail between the parties and that a negotiated solution can be finally reached one that would allow the peaceful coexistence of two states within mutually agreed internationally recognized borders at the un general assembly is urging me and maz end its crackdown on the hinge of
muslim the minority it's passed a resolution calling for the appointment of a un special envoy for full citizenship rights and access for aid workers the document was approved despite opposition from china and russia all than six hundred forty thousand injured have fled me and most rakhine state since august peru's former president alberto fujimori has been pardoned because his health is failing his supporters celebrated the news outside the clinic where he's been treated since saturday after a severe drop in his blood pressure fujimori was serving a twenty five year sentence for corruption and human rights crimes committed during his ten year presidency. five people have been killed after a bus plowed into of the street underpass in russia's capital moscow the bus was parked on the side of the road before travelling towards the stairs that lead down to a metro station the drive has been detained the crash though is not being investigated as a terrorist incident authorities are looking at whether possible brake failure course
the accident at least nine people were killed in a suicide bombing in the afghan capital kabul its act happened near an intelligence agency building eisel says that it was responsible is great in just over twenty five minutes on al jazeera right off the top two on to syria next. on counting the cost of a robin hood in reverse white predicts the same dog trumps plan to cut taxes for the rich do little for the poor but link between electric cars cobalts have a legal minds possible resolving group is identity crisis names for the economy county the cost of this time on al-jazeera. would you. rule. we live in an age of rapid technological advances where.