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alleged extra judicial killings by israeli intelligence and mossad assessment being called in the us cause the outcome is only death if someone tried to get fish gucky immediately syrian intelligence was shut down the borders don't kill him in damascus on al-jazeera world. al-jazeera. where ever you are. the u.s. government shutdown comes to an end as president donald trump signs the funding bill.
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you know i'm going back to boy you're watching al jazeera live from doha also ahead i'm very nice really parliament over the u.s. vice president's reassertion of jerusalem as the capital of israel. turkey intensifies its military operation in the northwest of syria and opens a new front in the town of afraid and from the football pitch to the political playground george way is sworn in as liberia's new president. thank you for joining us a three day u.s. government shutdown has ended after politicians of rules a bill to extend federal funding present donald trump has now signed it into law but the immigration dispute at the center of the crisis is far from resolved the ban is only
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a stopgap measure allowing government funding to continue until february eighth democrats agreed to support it after republican sprays it will be a vote in the coming weeks on the status of undocumented migrants brought to the u.s. as children also known as dream is president donald trump tweeted the democrats had come to their senses he says he is open to an immigration deal but only if it's good for the country but deep divisions between the two sides remain reports from washington. kicking the can down the road the phrase used to describe the now familiar practice of the us congress delaying a problem solution for another day the motion is adopted without objection a motion to reconsider is laid on the table on monday the house and senate voted to reopen the federal government until the brewery eighth that buys lawmakers three weeks to agree on a more permanent budget plan this is not a moment of better selves in the back not even close we very much need to heed the
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lessons of what just happened here we need to move forward in good faith. but faith between the two parties is lacking particularly on immigration that issue was the source of the shutdown stalemate as democrats demanded protections for so-called dreamers young undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children and republicans refused monday's compromise as a concession from democrats to reopen the government under intense public pressure while accepting a promise from republicans to address immigration later we have not yet protected their create just young dreamers not only should we protect them we should embrace them value with them we should be grateful for the inspiration they are to america all our important work for the american people and we put all wallace manufactured crisis was dealt with we made no substantive progress and i want to have all of syria's bipartisan negotiation. to solve
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issues such as immigration and border security. health care defense spending and many other mothers come tuesday if federal offices will reopen hundreds of thousands of government employees will return to their jobs and a sense of normalcy will return to washington after three days of chaos but the difficult job of negotiating a more permanent solution to immigration into the budget will just be beginning weaving the country wondering whether another stalemate is just around the corner. castro al-jazeera washington david good friend is a former staff secretary to president bill clinton he says the funding crisis is likely to hurt republicans more than democrats. i don't think the american people are persuaded this is democrats causing rather when the party that has this
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much political power is this inept at governing the voters we're already starting to see that just recently just today it was revealed in some polling that generic democratic candidates for how rich are up twelve percentage points over income in house and that is it just to put in perspective when you are one thousand and four letter republican takeover from the democrats republicans were up plus two points in order to colleges the democrats are ten points more in favor ability really going into these midterm elections this year i don't think the republicans did any less a few hours. the opening day for the u.s. embassy which is moving from tel aviv to jerusalem has been brought forward to the end of twenty nineteen u.s. vice president mike pence made the announcement in israel but was briefly interrupted by protesting israeli palestinian politicians how fossett reports from
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western. on the day he would become the first u.s. vice president to address israel's parliament the knesset mike pence was greeted with almost presidential ceremony by israel's prime minister he didn't take long to return the favor by the great author. of the president's state would be. israel's capital jerusalem. it was a description of jerusalem the prince would repeat three times during his set piece a vent i opted for he was interrupted by israeli palestinian members of the knesset decrying the u.s. position and any prospect of u.s. involvement in the peace process there in force departure cleared the way for pens to speak to two other audiences israelis and u.s. evangelical christians whom the jerusalem declaration was a major campaign pledge in the weeks ahead our administration will advance its plan to open the united states embassy in jerusalem. and that united states embassy will
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open before the end of next year pence's said that his faith largely determines his longstanding backing for israel this speech fused that religiosity with as often the near total political support of the trumpet ministration for the government of the watching benjamin netanyahu including its position on iran i have a solemn promise to israel to all the middle east and to the world the united states of america will never allow iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. he said the u.s. would back a two state solution if both israelis and palestinians agreed and israel's security could be guaranteed and put the onus on the palestinians to come to the table mr trump gave them jerusalem i mean what an honest broker that is once the deal of the century in which jerusalem plays a major role above all this speech threw into sharp relief the different realities
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which the united states in israel on one side and the palestinian leadership on the other an operating in the palestinians this was further damage after donald trump's december declaration further evidence the united states could not be an honest broker for israeli ministers they were calling it emotional inspiring even zionist netanyahu later added his voice calling it a magnificent speech in particular complimenting its focus on what he called the evil regime in iran it was a powerful explosion of the enduring bond between our two countries and of your personal commitment to israel the commitment of president trump and your entire delegation on the first full day of his visit mike pence has earned the fulsome praise of his hosts and they have a stronger rejection by palestinian leadership of any u.s. role in the resolution of this conflict will set out jazeera wester slim. meanwhile the palestinian president has been in brussels where the e.u. has reassured him it supports his ambition to them as a capital of
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a palestinian state mahmoud abbas has been holding talks with the e.u. foreign policy chief federica mulcaire in the end european foreign ministers he urged european union nations to recognize the state of palestine in other world news turkish troops and their syrian rebel allies are closing in on kurdish forces in their fight to secure the border area the operation to push out the syrian kurdish y p g is intensifying and president bush won insists it will succeed the white house has been more cautious and says turkey must exercise restraint stephanie decker reports on the turkey syria border. it's almost becoming routine shelling and heavy artillery fired by the turkish army into syria. the monday brought a new development with turkey opening a new front in the ground offensive free syrian army fighters will now move towards africa and from the us. initially the f.s.a. forces entered syria through turkey from its west and routed borders and after the
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airstrikes and heavy shelling helped pave the way in the first twenty four hours turkey says it is targeting y p g fighters a kurdish group it says is a terrorist organization which also happens to be america's strongest ally in fighting isis and in syria as ever complicated web of regional and international allegiances and to russia key to allowing turkey to operate in a free mean something many already knew but the turkey's president admitted to on monday for the first time. we will handle a free there's no stepping back from a free we discussed this with our russian friends we have an agreement with them. turkey's top military officials and intelligence chief for in moscow in the run up to the offensive russia had military personnel in a free in which it has now pulled out the people of africa and we've spoken to feel a sense of the bandon meant a feeling of betrayal echoed in a news conference by the syrian democratic forces further east of a free in the group backed by the u.s. to fight eisel with the bulk of its fighters from the wipe e.g.
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the north of lots of turkey would not have dared to show our cities or villages or commit crimes against our children without russia violating their ethical obligation towards us and giving the green light to turkey to fly their jet fighters over offer in skies therefore russia is required to provide an explanation of the circumstances around the turkish aggression against our people an explanation may be hard to come by the politics of syria's war are being played out behind closed doors the war however is as active as ever it's been really difficult to get information out of a free because the culms have been so bad but we have managed to speak to some sources who tell us that life inside the city of offering itself is pretty normal they say the y.p. g. is adamant that they are not going to give up the city or the region they do tell us however that from the border going to just the people who live there many have moved further into because of turkey's relentless shelling and that is something that we've been hearing here intensively throughout the day. there's been
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a steady stream of minute she hardware heading to the border turkey says it will not stop its offensive until it is pushed the wipe away from its borders further complicating syria's almost seven year long war stephanie decker zero on the turkey syria border and. takes a look now at the key players in the battle for fraying and what could happen next . turkey has always been an easy with kurdish control of areas on the other side of its border with syria it's now engaged in a must of assault on the kurdish forces known as peoples protection units or y p g in our three in district turkey considers the us backed y p d an extension of the kurdish rebel group p k k that it was for four decades and korea has been angered by the y.p.s. expansion in more than syria after the us backed into the group and the fight against all but of the washington state it will train an army to patrol the border
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region with the wipe india as a key component tuckey responded with its own military. offensive air strikes and ground up tuck's potentially puts taki in conflict with its nato ally and turkey may expand its operation in mosul in syria to the city of mumbai each of the of three and has been cleared the task of taking of a member it will fall off auction of the free syrian army that's allied to the syrian government whether the us will try to convince turkey from taking mumble as it's done in the past is unclear at this stage russia syria's ally says it will not interfere in the conflict but it does control over enclaves airspace which means turkish air strikes that began on twenty january must have had russian clearance if our freeman and none bridgwater for turkish backed forces will control a two hundred kilometer continuous threat of serious muslim border was of the
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euphrates but his main aim is to create a thirty kilometer saves all along its border which means the rest of the territory could be hunted over to the syrian government tough position opens a new front in the near seven year long city and war which activists say has already claimed more than three hundred forty thousand lives a city of our friend could also have severe humanitarian consequences. still ahead on al-jazeera world leaders arrive in this race resort town of davos for the world economic forum but can the summit find a solution to global inequality ross says story of peace from a country at war we take a look at syria's first ever oscar contender. in the spring sky spy the taj mahal. or is the sunset in the city of angels.
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hello there we've got some fairly severe weather making its way across turkey at the moment it's all out of this weather system here it's giving us a very heavy downpour some strong winds as well as it works its way eastwards it telling increasingly wintery there for the south where we're mostly seeing rain rather than snow it's still going to be fairly unsettled as we head through choose day and into wednesday still some showers around some of them could turn out to be rather heavy it's also going to turn a lot cooler than it has been recently as well meanwhile a bit further towards the south and here in doha it's also a little bit fresh twenty two degrees so maximum temperature on choose day however we are seeing more cloud drift its way southward the cloud is fizzling out but it's changing the wind direction so on wednesday will get a little bit warmer we'll get to twenty five this time instead russia going to match the temperatures they were expecting in the law down to the for the parts of africa there's been some heavy rain here recently but that's all trying to move away now so forth that should be more in the way of dry weather
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a little bit of cloud there coming and going in cape town so twenty two degrees will be our maximum temperature and hovering around that as we head through into wednesday as well where you can see the showers there stretching from angola all the way towards the east working their way across into madagascar and some of the showers over the northern parts of mozambique a heavy. the weather sponsored by qatar raise. the scene for us whether online what is a very nice time in yemen that peace is always possible but it never happens not because the situation is complicated but because no one cares or if you join us on sat there are people that are choosing between buying medication and eating basis is a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who's an activist and just posted a story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. welcome
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back a recap of the top stories on al-jazeera a three day u.s. government shutdown has ended after president donald trump signed off it bill extending federal funding until february eighth democrats agreed to the temporary measure up to republican vote on immigration in the coming weeks. turkey's army says one of its soldiers has been killed as its troops and syrian rebel allies close in on kurdish forces president bush says the operation to secure the border will be successful but the u.s. is urging turkey to show restraint and the date for the u.s. embassies move from tel aviv to jerusalem has been brought forward to the end of twenty nineteen u.s. vice president mike pence made the announcement in the israeli parliament but was
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briefly interrupted by protesting israeli palestinian politician. in other news at least thirteen civilians are among the twenty two people killed in almost a week of cross border violence in the disputed kashmir region as a flare up in tensions that have been simmering for years and as mariana hundred ports is threatening a fragile cease fire trickling back to assist the ruins of their homes these are some of the thousands of people who fled almost a week of cross border violence feel safe. it on the good money. coming here it's frightening look at the loss of the whole village assumed to nobody feels like coming back to a village. kashmir has been divided between india and pakistan since one thousand nine hundred forty seven and remains hotly disputed territory india and pakistan regularly trade fire across the so-called line of control the defect or border
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separating the parts of kashmir held by both countries but these latest hostilities extend even further the self taking place on the border between pakistan and indian administered kashmir the competing claims have fuelled two wars between the nuclear nations and a behind more than eight hundred cross border incidents in two thousand and seventeen alone. in late two thousand and sixteen there was cross border fire from both sides after india said it had carried out strikes on suspected fighters allegedly moving from pakistan administered kashmir into parts of kashmir under india's control something puck ystem denied it followed an attack on an indian army base in new jersey that left eight hundred soldiers did some an indian administered kashmir hoping bunkers will protect them when the next shells fall.
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regards the line of control is only about fifty or sixty metres away from where we are standing a number of community bunkers have been installed here and we believe the government to build even more many here say the region hasn't felt safe e.u. is officials have closed some schools and definitely impacting a new generation that's only ever known the hostilities still ities that recent the fragile cease fire forged around fifteen years ago and the well being of people on both sides of the border maybe on the hand al-jazeera. the united nations is blaming inaction and leadership faily is for the shop rise in the number of its peacekeepers being killed at least fifty six of them died last year the highest tally since one nine hundred ninety four a new report warns there iconic blue helmets and un flags no longer offer them protection and it says peacekeepers must be allowed to use force when necessary and more than one hundred thousand un peacekeepers world why. former world football
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star george way has been sown in as the twenty fourth president of liberia he's taking over a country with weak education poor health services and a struggling economy but has promised to improve the lives of all liberians on a dangerous reports from monrovia. from the scene football pitch that propelled him to global free george where took the oath as president of liberia the national flag was lowered as former president ellen johnson sirleaf made way for the new presidency in his inaugural address we are acknowledged the enormity of the responsibility of reason you office asking liberians to hold him to account. isa easy to be. even if you see nine hundred sixty. only if you really want to see you in the boonies you see
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was. also lost his countrymen and women to do their part. the mood is electric but already some of the strong support is mainly the unskilled an unemployed beginning to sound impatient and want to see the results of the most people of the year nice to create more jobs create jobs for you the jobless you. create. office not used. to add more value to the you know we are we have a. lot of on educated people in this country george weah may not be as positive experiences with us but he's got a lot of good what he doesn't doesn't read sixty years maybe and may not set him apart from just leaders but many say the next six months will determine which direction he will take liberia and it sort of. analysts say that it is a period when he needs to be decisive because because that we have been branded as
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inexperienced he needs to put his best foot forward he needs a stroll minister fired as that can send a message to the local and international economic players that liberia is capable of doing business. the sentiment and to a shame the george we're era was long gone come of many will be watching closely now to see if he can replicate the success of the soccer pitches of europe as leader and president of his country i met you chris al jazeera more of your. a german nurse already serving a life sentence or two murders has been charged over a further ninety seven days seem to hospitals now congo was jailed in twenty fifteen for killing intensive care patients he's admitted to injecting patients with drugs that cause heart failure so he could try to revive them. politicians and
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business leaders from across the globe are gathering in the swiss alps for the world economic forum at the center of this year's summit is the debate over the growing gap between rich and poor u.s. present at all times attendance has raised eyebrows as his agenda is out of place at the event joined a whole report some doubles. the rising economies of asia new leadership in africa nationalism versus internationalist values donald j. trump versus much of the world this year's world economic forum and you'll be eating in the swiss ski resort of doubles offers as wide a perspective on the global economy as any in recent years some things don't change the fall in snow the delegates shuffling through it c e o's n.g.o.s include says and disruptors including seventy heads of state and government the security bristles snipers soldiers and checkpoints at a time of heightened threat. special attention this year is reserved for donald
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trump who's closing address on fridays the meetings most and two separated moment i protests have already taken place by. trump is the first u.s. president to visit eighteen years and one who stands apparently opposed to the devil's ethos of globalism with his america first policy of economic nationalism. i suggest we should be surprised i was always plays really look for surprises and i hope it would be a positive surprise so you're expecting him to be rather more conciliatory conciliatory rather than. his feisty self a six. he is coming to davos is already a message and it's. trump's inauguration that so dominated as the snow fell on davos last year feels like
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a long time ago now an upswing in the global economy has lifted the mood of many but they'll be asking themselves here is it sustainable n.g.o.s will again warn that global growth can only go up if inequality comes down the world's eight richest people they say hope the same amount will boost the poorest four billion this year's meeting with c.e.o.'s to be improve their company's contribution to society that's the sort of focus downforce isn't best known for two and a whole al-jazeera devils. mexico has recorded as highest homicide rate in decades with over twenty five thousand made as this past year that's a twenty three percent increase from the previous year but the actual murder rate is expected to be higher than official statistics because a tally space on the number of investigations instead of the number of victims three a members of the u.s.
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top gymnastics board have resigned amid an ongoing sex abuse scandal involving a team doctor and young female athletes a court case in michigan is currently hearing the victim statements against laurie nasir is facing a prison sentence after admitting sexually abusing girls in his care in all more than one hundred women and girls reported that nassar assaulted them many athletes have accused usa gymnastics of failing to protect them from abuse. now this year's oscar nominations will be announced on tuesday and for the first time syria has a film in the running for a nomination in the foreign language category it's a documentary centered on the uprising that began in twenty seven rob reynolds has a story. from syria's civil war comes a documentary about a man of peace. little gun is the story of activist. who wanted to free syria from the assad dictatorship but renounced violence and confronted
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heavily armed police and troops with symbols of brotherhood yes matar as iconic as he was and still and what he meant to the syrian people and his peaceful initiative of facing down you know violence and gunfire with roses and bottles of water is something incredibly powerful. a film crew into the besieged city of daraa would have been suicidal but syrian american filmmakers said he was determined we ended up recruiting over over the end there and then over social media and talking to people that we know to find somebody inside the city of who has you know a legit camera that we can work with so we used our hotel in turkey as like a base camp and now we gave activist a crash course about how to shoot a film and how to set in and you know and the framing directed the
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film. and i was calling the shots basically you know on cutting and. you know and talking to these people and directing camerawork and it sounds easy right now but it's definitely was it was very very difficult you know a process. of putting one scene to activists being interviewed sit calmly as a sniper opened so. they were seen in the film all don't want the best snipers only two hundred meters away from us i think we are safe and i was like what. the story of little gundy has no happy ending as matar was arrested and tortured to death the nonviolent approach to change died with the international community fields in syria descended into trying to follow the steps of martin luther king and mahatma gandhi and that was
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incredibly you know. inspiring to hear him talk about this in the suburb of damascus in a set on set that looks like world war two said little gandhi may or may not get an oscar but the story it tells and the determination of the people who wanted to tell it is the chief that needs bill through the board robert oulds al jazeera los angeles. much more news on our web site al-jazeera dot com the very latest on all of our top stories on there al jazeera dot com. hello again i'm fully back to bill with the headlines on al-jazeera at three day u.s. government shutdown has ended after president donald trump signed off a bail extending federal funding until february eighth democrats agreed to the
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temporary measure after republicans space they will be a vote on immigration in the coming weeks. all our important work for the american people had to be put on hold while this manufactured crisis was dealt with we made no substantive progress and i want to add on the serious bipartisan negotiations that will. solve issues such as immigration and border security health care defense spending and many other matters so i'm glad we're going to get back to work here. the opening date for the u.s. embassy moving from tel aviv to jerusalem has been brought forward to the end of twenty nineteen u.s. vice president mike pence made the announcement in the israeli parliament but was briefly interrupted by protesting israeli palestinian politicians meanwhile the european union has reassured the palestinian president that it supports his ambition to have east jerusalem as a capital of
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a future palestinian state has been holding talks with the e.u. foreign policy chief federica will give any urge e.u. nations to recognize the state of palestine. turkey's army says one of its soldiers has been killed as its troops and syrian rebel eyes closing in on kurdish forces president says the operation to secure the border will be successful but the u.s. is urging turkey to show restraint the united nations is behaving in action and leadership fairly is for the shop rise in the number of its peacekeepers being killed at least fifty six of them died last year the highest tally since one thousand nine hundred four a new report warns there iconic blue helmets and un flags no longer offer them protection and in japan more than a dozen skiers have been injured and one is missing after they were caught up in a volcano eruption this was a moment rocks rained down on the ski field near the resort town of two four people
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