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here think the government will fail. from satellite technology two three d. printing and recycled waste to solar powered classrooms africa is transforming young innovators are propelling change building communities creating employment and solving problems they're challenging systems and shaping new ones it's about creative thinkers shaping their continent's future innovate africa at this time on al-jazeera. four israeli soldiers are injured by an explosion along the gaza border israel hits back with airstrikes.
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on cell raman this is al-jazeera these are all top stories moscow and washington trade barbs after thirteen russians are indicted accused of meddling in the election that brought donald trump to power. i really kind of question whether or not they should or should not have it mixed feelings as a gun show goes ahead in florida an hour's drive from where seventeen people were shot dead at a high school on wednesday. and we'll hear from the indigenous kenyan forest communities who say they're being forced off their ancestral lands. welcome to the program four israeli soldiers have been wounded two seriously during explosion along the gaza border now israel's military has been quick to blame hamas has responded by launching airstrikes against a number of sites in the southern gaza strip palestinian security sources say there
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are two injuries on their side of the border area has seen an increase in violence as president trumps a session to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital of the future today's incident on the gaza strip border was severe we were responding appropriately i send my wishes for a quick recovery to the wounded thirty four said town small from west jerusalem. israel has carried out what it calls a large scale attack on hamas targets within gaza this is in response to what happened earlier on saturday when those an explosion seems an explosive device left at the border fence two israeli soldiers seriously wounded two more moderately wounded in that explosion so israel responding with targeted strikes it said on six separate hamas targets within gaza shooting at them from the air. and a tunnel which they said was being dug towards israeli territory two military compounds within those six targets in total there was also
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a rocket fired out of gaza which struck a civilian home it israel no injuries reported from there but there were injuries reported by the gazan health ministry shortly thereafter a report from tank fire incoming east of rafa down in the south of the gaza strip the israeli media reporting that four palestinians were trying to breach the border fence and were fired on by the israeli military the gazan health ministry saying two people three missing in that incident this is one of the most serious rounds of such fighting since the twenty fourteen gaza war it reflects what has been a more tense and potentially dangerous situation since the decoration by donald trump in december that united states view jerusalem as israel's capital have been a lot of the confrontational protests and some firing across the border between israel and gaza this is the most serious round yet since that happened russia has
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dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen of its nationals ran a secret operation to sway the twenty sixteen presidential election in donald trump's favor forum as foreign minister sergei lavrov has dismissed the indictments as plath saying there were no facts to back them up muslim jordan has more. the munich security conference often focuses on weapons of mass destruction regional war and the threat from road nations and group was marred but at this year's meeting the conflict is between russia and the us which is now and died thirteen russian citizens for allegedly interfering in the two thousand and sixteen presidential race the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov called the indictments irrelevant they said they have see if you go so until we hear the facts everything else is just. the indictment says otherwise the defendants allegedly were promoting donald trump's candidacy and undermining that of his democratic rival hillary clinton. by one example an anti trump protest march in new york
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shortly after his election allegedly organized by the defendants and not by ordinary americans the allegation is that the russians were using the anti trump protest to cover their tracks in supporting him the special counsel robert muller has indicted thirteen russian citizens and three companies for allegedly interfering in the two thousand and sixteen elections according to the unsealed indictment the accused allegedly conspired from two thousand and fourteen until now to interfere with the u.s. political and electoral processes including the two thousand and sixteen election the special counsel alleges that the group posed as americans and controlled social media accounts focusing on divisive social and political issues one important point the indictment does not allege that anyone in the donald trump campaign colluded actively with the russians the u.s.
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national security advisor h r mcmaster told conference delegates the rumors of russian interference are now fact the united states will expose and act against those who use cyberspace social media and other means to advance campaigns of the. formation subversion and as you know the former russian ambassador to the united states long accused of using his post to interfere in u.s. affairs told delegates the indictments are nothing more than fear mongering where they have a vague asians of the moment to. simply. being useful believe reasons inside the militant states meanwhile no comment from president donald trump spending the weekend at his florida state roslyn jordan al-jazeera washington. hillary versus a former u.s. state department and national security council official she says the indictments
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reflect one to concerned about russia's growing influence there's nothing new about russian or american interference in each other's domestic politics or in the domestic politics of a range of other countries this is something you know going to actually one nine hundred fifty s. when many prominent americans were fired from their jobs and blacklisted for suspected ties to commie to the communist soviet union so there's nothing really new about it i think the new dynamic now here is an american political elite concern about resurgent russia particularly russia's power under president putin to exercise its influence whether we see it in the middle east in syria in other places because if he china and perhaps here in the united states when the united states is arguably at a very weak point where we're many people in the united states would consider this is i right now a very divided and open and vulnerable to russian influence so i think the concern
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is very much about the resurgence of russian power and how the united states can come to terms with that alleged election meddling isn't the only thing dividing america and russia was plenty to disagree old to the munich security conference in germany. the war in syria from the david cheek to reports. russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov took center stage at the munich security conference to accuse nato of a military buildup in eastern europe describing international relations as going through turmoil he reached out to the european union with. them credit we want to have a predictable and strong e.u. which will be irresponsible on the foreign scene but in remarks clearly aimed at the united states he attacked washington's policies on syria and iran we cannot approach these issues from an even more dangerous standpoint and i mean the middle east conflict and try to resolve it through heightening the tensions between sunni and shia it's highly dangerous the president trumps national security adviser was
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quick to hit back at russia's role in syria publicly kelson photos clearly show that assad's chemical weapons use is continuing it is time for all nations to hold the syrian regime ended sponsors a countable for their actions and support the efforts of the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons but mostest said syria and north korea were not the only rogue states he said iran was building its hizbollah militia into a large proxy army what iran is actually doing is applying the hezbollah model to the greater middle east in which they they want weak governments in power they want the arab world to be perpetually weak. and if we governments in power. are dependent on iran for support kept at bay by thousands of police demonstrators
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gathered in the snow around the conference center they come every year to oppose nato and call for disarmament. but this year the demonstration has been different it's been mobbed by a large contingent of kurdish demonstrators protesting against the turkish incursion against the kurdish enclave in northern syria to the turkish plains of making war an effort there are lots of kids and if they are dying it's forbidden the british prime minister to reserve may began the day at the conference with a keynote speech calling for a special relationship with the european union on security after briggs it so as we leave the e.u. and fortune new paltz russel's in the world the u.k. is just as committed to your security in the future as we have been in the past the sentiment and content of a speech was well received by delegates but everyone is now waiting to see if an
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equally special relationship can be developed on economic ties breaks it and just exactly what her vision really is david chaytor al-jazeera eunuch. inside syria as strikes have killed two children in a rebel held area of the province activists say nine other people were injured in the attack in the town of his army the u.k. based syrian observatory for human rights says there has been more strikes in other parts of the province but reports no casualties from those. law students from the u.s. school in florida where seventeen people were shot dead on wednesday of taking part in a rally for tighter gun control the man that charged with the murders is a former student at the high school police say nicholas cruz board his automatic weapon legally on survival the shooting of this message for u.s. politicians and he was. i
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was i was i. think i. was now about an hour's drive away in miami people attending a gun show said firearms could not be blamed for what happened at that school now the company in charge of the event florida gun shows expressed sympathy over the mass shooting putting up posters saying they meant no disrespect or insensitivity. these events that we have a lot of gun shows are prescheduled hears in advance and these venues are are you know reserved for the gun show in years in advance this was really my opinion not necessarily a gun problem but more of a mental health problem. at least twenty people are being killed by three suicide bombers in northern nigeria they blew themselves up out of fish market in conduit go just outside made a guru on friday nights are no one has claimed responsibility for the attack the
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armed group boko haram is active in the region. a court in pakistan has handed for death sentences to a man convicted of raping and murdering a six year old girl then of an sorry's body was found in a rubbish dump after she'd been strangled her death sparked protests across the country with claims of government inaction and police incompetence in the us they are passable. captured on security cameras walking hand in hand with the man who would kill her these are the last known moments of little zaineb and sari's life her body would later be found on a rubber stamp in cars sure the town where she lived with her family near the eastern city of lahore investigators say she was raped and strangled twenty four year old in run ali was convicted of her kidnap rape and murder and antiterrorism court handed him four separate death sentences that are biased on the law crimes
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that are considered to have spread terror in society can be charged as acts of terrorism the opportunity that this case is or better child protection or a more honest and a sort of. debate and reflection within society about stature of it and it is or editors like. to prey on young all of those opportunities. if they want to and. will essentially close the chapter on this instance but not close the chapter on. an abuse of children and i think that's a missed opportunity and one yeah i mean in january thousands of people across pakistan protested to demand justice for zaineb her family said police took no action during the five days from when she was reported missing and her body was found there were demonstrations at police stations and politicians homes were set
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on fire the authorities were accused of being different and incompetent zaineb are also brought to light eleven other similar cases in the consumer area in two years prosecutors say ali has confessed to eight of the killings including saying the fact that this it happened levon times if you sleep and. it was eleven bodies of young children it not stirred the about the actions of ortiz. and only only because your reaction across. russia said. ali has fifteen days to appeal the verdict is in its parents are demanding his execution be carried out in public at the same rubbish dump their daughter's body was found in theo's diab al-jazeera. well still ahead here on al-jazeera war starvation and a cholera epidemic and now a new health crisis brings more misery to yemen. plus prayers
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and anger in the philippines as the body of a maine discovered in kuwait has returned to her family. from the clear blue sky of the doha morning. to the fresh autumn breeze in the city of love. hello again across much of southern and eastern china the weather is looking generally fine and with that southerly flow it's all quite warm twenty two in hong kong twenty four fuzhou temperatures way up for taipei further north where we have got a frontal system which extends along the young sea river valley so we're going to see rain developing here and certainly on the northern nature of putting cold air from the far north and we could well see some snow developing further towards the south on monday we should see fine conditions across indochina one only they're looking at my sort of twenty six degrees that's above average for this time of the
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year weather conditions across the philippines not too bad certainly for central north and there is largely dry thirty one of manila further south there were likely see some showers affecting mindanao is looking good across much of borneo java and bali still seeing some showers but general improvement beginning to take place and then as you move out through them they pinch the cherry weather conditions not looking too bad although the remnants of a tropical depression will push into the gulf of thailand maybe giving wanted to showers across more southern areas but bangkok is likely to stay dry and fine into south asia really not much to report here is drawing lose in the showers so colombo sunshine thirty degrees correct she should go out to thirty one and for daddy look at my son temperature here of twenty seven degrees the weather sponsored by cateye race. these explosions when. these nuclear bombs were experiments by the
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soviet union. to the kazakh people who lived in the vicinity the motives made little difference rewind and silent only. this time now to see. welcome back to after their arms the whole rubble a reminder of our top news stories four israeli soldiers have been wounded two of them seriously and the explosion along the israeli border with gaza the israeli military which claims hamas has responded with air strikes at several locations in
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southern gaza strip. also russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov has dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen russian nationals run a secret operation to sway the twenty sixteen presidential election in donald trump's favor but u.s. national security adviser hey john mcmaster said the evidence of espionage is undeniable. also caught in pakistan has handed for death sentences to a man convicted of raping and murdering a six year old girl a killing that led to nationwide protests to say the bones are is body was found in a rubbish dump after she'd been strangled. yemen is facing a new health crisis after years of conflict already dealing with severe malnutrition and a cholera epidemic many people are now dying from what could be bird flu cantaloupe as her diet reports. it's exactly what yemen's already overloaded medical teams didn't want to hear a new outbreak of disease
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a growing number of people have died with symptoms similar to bird flu and doctors say dozens more could be infected. and of our sort of was when these patients arrived they had influenza symptoms like breathing difficulties and acute respiratory failure they also had a high fever identifying the disease is challenging doctors are treating more patients with fewer resources standard supplies and testing kits have become a luxury. how the in these cases raise a red flag they match h one n one some dimiss like fever intensive coughing and he thinks the ministry of health hasn't been able to confirm this since last year lamps don't have supplies to taste this. the country is already dealing with one of the worst ever outbreaks of cholera the international committee of the red cross says there are more than one million suspected cases and about eighty percent of yemen lacks proper access to food clean water and health care cases of
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bird flu would only add to the crisis if we add to this formula. preventable diseases and then we are we are facing an extremely difficult catastrophic problem in yemen it's a find doctors deal with on a regular basis. yemen's three year war has made already dire conditions of disease and hunger even more difficult to combat we have more than twenty men women and children who die every day from preventable diseases why the why does that happen because more than fifty percent of the health centers and hospitals in yemen today do not function anymore there are small finds of progress in january the un allocated. fifty million dollars to support yemen's humanitarian response some ports have all been allowing for the delivery of food supplies. the country's
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hospitals desperately need for many the help has arrived too late for others there is still some hope. now the filipino bastard to kuwait says he received over six thousand complaints of abuse towards filipino workers last year the body of a filipino maid found in the freezer in kuwait last week has highlighted the mistreatment of some domestic workers and triggered a domestic crisis diplomatic crisis in fact some incident has more from kuwait city . praying for closure church services in kuwait spare a prayer for join a demo fellas marry a can or two spares a thought for the domestic worker whose body was found in a freezer authorities are still looking for the suspect a lebanese national i'm afraid that me. these. cannon knows all about the life of a domestic worker she's worked as one for more than eighty years she says some face
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abuse but it's not typical. the me i knew would like my sister the philippine government reacted strongly to joanna's death valley at citizens from coming to kuwait for work it later issued a clarification exempting those who already have jobs here about the initial announcement never the last century through the country. for many filipinos a job in the gulf is a lifeline for extended families some experience in the life and. they don't have they don't get that. good at math from us philippine authorities however say complaints of abuse compelled them to take action we have so called plane so five thousand some five thousand eight hundred more than five hundred complaints of abuse last year. including treatment sexual harassment and rape. the philippine ban on
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allowing new workers to go to kuwait is a problem for them and you can now only after over a decade in kuwait van jones a restaurant and money exchange businesses should. aides to expand her work force the president's ban she says is holding her back processing core. and some of my stuff was really one video game here this is really very very problem for us the officials are critical to of the ban they concede it might be necessary to review some quality measures like the ability of sponsors to hold migrant workers passports however they say the philippine president's statements have only complicated the situation at the moment. the ban was ordered for domestic reasons it's a clear there are also other reasons for such an escalation in joules but we are also divorce was the congregation sings for their community to be delivered from
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the devil the devil of abuse and the devil of hasty government decisions sami's a than al-jazeera kuwait. the body of zimbabwe's opposition leader morgan chimed growing has returned home from south africa thousands of supporters waited outside the port in the capital harare he died on wednesday after battling colon cancer trying growing with sixty five and a key figure in zimbabwe and politics and form the movement for democratic change and he was prime minister from two thousand and nine to two thousand and thirteen how to toss it has moved from harare. when the plane carrying morgan tsvangirai party landed hundreds of people one at the airport pushing and shoving to the trying to get a glimpse of the cost of some jumped the fence trying to get on to the tarmac and security told them to turn back even ran to the cargo section of the air force where they saw the coffin leave in a convoy is supported by police has been brought here to a military base in harare government officials say because morgan tsvangirai was
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a former prime minister it is the norm as was to be done the body will be brought here and so it's time for. today's on sunday the the several church services across the country family and friends are going to tell you guys have to pay their respects they are and they are going through a period grabbing a big public gathering without regard to retain that reading in ferrari where people are going to say they favor while i mean on sunday going to i'm going to. read here at his rural home village about two hundred and twenty kilometers from harare here very mixed with first white families and opposition that want to say they planned to give him a big send off and they say they want to say goodbye insulter man they call it a mob revolution a man they say was the face of the opposition. the video footage has emerged of a collision between a turkish coast guard vessel and a greek patrol boat close to contested islands in the aegean sea cameras on the
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greek vessel show the moment the turkish boat struck. it's unclear if the accident on monday was an accident of fact that the vessels were uninhabited islands which both countries claim. hundreds of foreign supporters have marched through bulgaria's capital after a court overturned a government ban on the event that the annual march on was a pro nazi world war two general the government had tried to stop it saying it would harm the country's reputation currently holds the six month rotating e.u. presidency. the thousands of people from an indigenous forest community in kenya are accusing the government of forcefully a victim from their ancestral lands the indigenous people live in the boot but forest in the western highlands they've been targets of violence and threats from the kenya forest service catherine sawyer has more from western kenya this is ember
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boot forest in western kenya it's part of a large ecosystem called the chairing on the heels forest one of the most important what are catchment areas in the country and a source of livelihood to millions of people downstream yet look at this century all the trees are recently set on fire it's not clear by home but forest warden say thousands of acres of the forest have over the years been destroyed by people living here illegally grazing farming logging and binding chalk. streams that supply water to lakes and rivers are running dry and it's become a hideout for cattle thieves but in this forest also leads the scent where community traditionally the hunters gather as they say ember book is their ancestral home and they are keeping huge hundreds of livestock ship car truck sometimes even goats and water are not allowed in the forests by little they are
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doing farming we are seeing and cautious. listed thomas has refused to leave she says her house was banned down by forest guards in december now she spends her days hiding from them alyssa tells us this place keeps her safe from forest guards and raiders from a rival community during the day she cooks here and at night she uses her fame space to flee she says it keeps how warm but obviously it doesn't protect her from the rain the rainy season is about to start and many more people deep inside the forest also living rough in crevices and other open spaces after their homes were destroyed i have six children who are now staying with a neighbor outside the forest if i leave my animals here will be stolen what's going on in amber's boot puts to focus the delicate balance of conserving their environment and protecting the rights of indigenous communities. last year they'll get another forest community one
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a landmark case of the african court on human and people's rights judges ruled they had their rights to leave then and help conserve another important what a tower the mile forest forced evictions or not a right or imposed on. it from the context of a cross of racial project this is what i i mean by human rights based approach that armor protection something where families were compensated by the state in twenty thirteen to pull into really move out but they now say the money was not enough to buy land police to talentless her family got nothing and social state permits and protects her cattle no matter the consequences catherine sorry al-jazeera and brit forest west and kenya. your jobs their arms the whole rom of these roll top stories for israeli soldiers
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have been wounded two of them seriously and explosion along the israeli border with gaza the israeli military which claims hamas has responded with strikes at several locations in the southern gaza strip the force that has more from west jerusalem israel has carried out what it calls a large scale attack on hamas targets within gaza this is in response to what happened earlier on saturday when there was an explosion seems an explosive device left at the border fence two israeli soldiers seriously wounded two more moderately wounded in that explosion so israel responding with targeted strikes it said on six separate hamas targets within gaza shooting at them from the. russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov has dismissed u.s. allegations that thirteen russian nationals run a secret operation to sway the twenty sixteen presidential election in donald trump's favor but u.s. national security adviser hey john mcmasters said the evidence of espionage is
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undeniable of course in pakistan as handed for death sentences to a man convicted of raping and murdering a six year old girl a killing that led to nationwide protests aina been sorry's body was found in a rubbish dump after she'd been strangled students from the u.s. school in florida where seventeen people were shot dead on wednesday of taking part in a rally for tighter gun control the man charged with the murders is a former student from the school police eight nicholas cruz brought bought his automatic weapon legally. at least twenty people are being killed by three suicide bombers in northern nigeria they blew themselves up on a fish market income dugar just outside made a gury on friday night no one has claimed responsibility though armed group boko haram is active in the area the body years and barbara's opposition leader morgan chang darius returned home from south africa thousands of supporters waited outside the airport in the capital harare he died on wednesday age sixty five after
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battling with colon cancer those were the headlines about with more news in thirty minutes here on their next it's inside story do stay with us. a state of emergency in ethiopia after the sudden resignation of the prime minister a shy head decided by my own will and submitted my resignation to leave my responsibilities with each of the government so who will replace him and what next for ethiopia this is inside stone.


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