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reggae music is really going to triple up for a very young age. but i feel that. the talks about just the. books of all the lives of our great music was the message that's deep the role of the blues wrote especially for a good thing this is kind of all the right wing assault on all freedom to last questions and generally all freedom of expression and people you know are being taught its students to joe's activists there goes right to the soul of the ability to do good on the earth and people on the street see the protest and it's reached our doorstep so in which as well we're i'd like to attempts to. it's. more details emerge about the twenty six year old tucker in southern france who killed three people and others hostage.
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commercial carried this is al jazeera live in tow also coming up the second largest strikes a deal to leave eastern good after weeks of intense bombardment by the syrian government. to how. the florida high school students take the lead of washington d.c. is taken here for a series of anti-gun rallies around. some former first lady is implicated in a massive illegal ivory smuggling ring. and so on the friends have been searching the home of a gunman who killed three people and a series of attacks the man hijacked a car and shot a police officer before taking hostages at a supermarket in the town of trade. it was shot dead by police reports.
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as police investigated the scene in the town of type in southwest france a clearer picture began to emerge of the man who had killed three people and wounded more than a dozen others in a shooting rampage in three locations before he was killed by police the paris prosecutor said twenty six year old red or one luck to him was born in morocco but lived locally and it become radicalized pyramid to determine. the man went to the supermarket by shouting allah akbar and stated he was a soldier i saw and ready to die for syria he was asking for their break brothers before shooting a customer a member of staff they both died instantly in two thousand and seventeen he was under surveillance but there's no signs of indicating he would carry out a terrorist attack. the attack took place in three stages first encounter the gunman carjacked a white opel car wounding the driver and killing his passenger then stealing cacace
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on the gunman shot and wounded one of a group of four police officers who out jogging in the street it was only then that the gunman drove eight kilometers to the town of type where he attacked a supermarket took hostages and killed two more victims the violence has shaken people across the community it was you who i took cover because he saw me and then he followed me with a knife perhaps he had no more bullets left i did what anyone else would do i manage to get out through an emergency exit french president emmanuel makkal had been in brussels at a european summit as news of the attack came through after returning to paris he said france continued to be under threat. because yours in the for some years we have paid the price in blood in order to discover the cost of the terrorist threat our soldiers abroad are risking their lives to reduce the threat from iraq and
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syria our forces of law and order do everything in their power to identify threats and to neutralize them. now that it's clear the red one lacked in was known to the french intelligence services and had spent time in prison many people in france will be wondering how a man with such a profile could have slipped under the radar obtained weapons and caused so much carnage with such a bottle or al-jazeera treb the french police officer who switch places with the hostage during that attack has been named as colonel are now beltran he helped bring the standoff at that stripper market to an end the officer managed to leave his mobile phone so that police outside could hear what was going on inside the sefer life threatening one of sixteen people entering and the days while and. another rebel group has afraid to pull out of eastern downside syria's capital to mask this the government now controls nearly all the territory previously held by rebels. the latest group to withdraw and earlier this week. group also
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agreed to an evacuation deal as a hotel reports from beirut. there is no ceasefire here the pro-government alliance is bombing into submission the densely populated town of the northern pockets of the now divided eastern enclave is controlled by the rebel faction. the russian military and the syrian government want the rebels to surrender negotiations have stalled i. do not in particular demonstrate that there is still ongoing very active and violent people continue to be disgraced there's really no safe place in a lot of these areas that was reported that they've been sheltering in underground shelters in basements that even have not been able to be limited from the violence syrians who aren't afraid to go to government controlled territory have been streaming out of duma for days numbers vary but syrian state media so they are
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leaving the besieged town in their thousands passing through the government checkpoint that. hundreds remain trapped in the duma particularly those who fear arrest or even execution because of their role in the opposition they are demanding an internationally monitored safe passage to other rebel held areas. those people are wanted by the state for opposition related activities they include medical activists civil defense volunteers and medics the united nations says there are one thousand humanitarian and medical workers who are trapped in eastern who are with their families who fear for their future the government calls them terrorists accusing them of hiding behind humanitarian work. the syrian army and its allies have recaptured most of the rebel controlled enclave in what has been one of the fiercest bombing campaigns in the past seven years the remaining towns in the southern part of the enclave are controlled by filing. that rebel faction agreed to
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what amounts to a surrender deal with the russian military it says it wants to end the suffering of the people i put ever cost that cost involved leaving their lives and homes behind . several thousand are being bussed from a town once controlled by a sham fighters who are now along with their families on their way to the rebel held province of in the northwest it has become a place where rebels who agreed to hand over territory to the government are sent and more often than not civilians accompany them but it isn't safe it too is a target for the government's armed forces which are vowing to recapture the whole country. beirut. half a million people are expected to attend saturday's anti-gun mark for our lives event and washington d.c. the rally is being led by students from the florida high school for seventeen people were killed last month. and interfaith service
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has been in the u.s. capitol had a rally to our service at the national cathedral was attended by family members of the florida high school shooting also present where families of victims of gun violence nationwide tomorrow our children will march further along. they will match for their right to live in a world. that frees them from the one hundred years and tragedy of unnecessary and behind us and we will be right there. as mike hanna now reports the florida school shootings have mobilized a wave of anger from people to man gun law changes. this part of a new movement sweeping through the united states needs a new generation of activists because a rejection of gun violence they demand that the politicians do something about it
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at our school was right but. it's not ok we are have elected officials whose purpose is whose purpose it is helpless and they are doing their jobs and it's time that we call them out for what they're not doing the tipping point for many was the shooting at a school in parkland florida in february at least seven hundred students and adults were killed by a one thousand year old who'd been expelled from the school over disciplinary problems and nationwide protests in the wake of the shootings has morphed into more than one about gun violence in schools there are strands of activism are coming together and what is becoming a powerful force for wider social change when you listen even to some of the statements that were made by students or just the national debate on gun violence in general and which has a lot of demands about people doing more for controlling gun violence you know
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controlling guns period. but what's left out then is a discussion about how those measures those the law is criminalized and disparately impacts black and brown communities john kelly is one of the many who lost a loved one to gun violence his brothers were shot dead by a one thousand meters from his front door in northeast washington the support for me to speak out today because so many voices. have lost the nation and pacifically in our community his father curtis was among those who met with president trump in the wake of the florida shootings. and spoke of the frustration in seeking change it has been a fight because everybody show up for photo ops all the politicians show up to say we're going to get it done we're going to protect our kids but just for just a couple weeks later school shooting those here will join the hundreds of thousands
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who marched in protest this weekend you would have graduated this is the deep sad knowledge shared. kelly will not be there. my kind of al-jazeera washington. people are protesting for a second day in the u.s. city of sacramento over the police shooting of an unarmed black man. who was shot at least twenty times on sunday and his grandmother's backyard police claim claim they thought he had a gun after confronting him and responding to a call out nearby at the victim was only holding a cell phone on friday demonstrators blocked highway traffic when they marched during rush hour. zimbabwe's former first lady being investigated for alleged involvement in an ivory sparkling operation that follows a three month investigation by an undercover journalist and the seizure of a package of ivory illegal ivory that is near or at the airports malcolm lab reports so you can see this group has never been adrian stern went undercover as an
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ivory fire in zimbabwe he says he received more death threats and he can count he's a wildlife photographer who began investigating the illegal ivory trade in december speaking exclusively to our jazeera he says young covered a poaching and smuggling syndicate which he believes is led by the former first lady grace mugabe which is being sourced either from the national parks vote being the food or from live elephants being killed by poaching syndicates the syndicate within sale to the squad till she would then be able to pack that and sent it out through the airport anything through that airport that was the property of the first lady was not searched or scanned in any way stern got the documents on the cover videos and testimonies which she showed to al-jazeera is investigative unit he says they expose the syndicate and the former first lady's involvement this is the vote from where he says tens of millions of dollars of ivory and rhino horn was
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stolen when he presented evidence to zimbabwe's wildlife authority they allowed him in to allege smugglers have since been charged with possession of ivory and investigations been opened a special advisor to president emerson. confirmed to al-jazeera in a written statement that the government of zimbabwe will sequences from all parties who are implicated in this matter including former first lady grace mugabe about their knowledge of the illegal export of prohibited items from our country. al-jazeera contacted grace mcgarvie staff lawyers and relatives for comment they didn't respond during the presidency of her husband robert she was a controversial figure earning the nickname beauty grace for her extravagant shopping sprees. hopes of succeeding him were dashed when the army forced him from power in november and nangarhar took over three weeks later this shipment of two hundred kilograms of ivory was seized harare's airport stern says his
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investigations on covered evidence which appears to connect it to grace mugabi and the smuggling syndicate the new government scheme to clean up its international image after decades of mugabe rule since the change of power the poaching in the smuggling investigation is the first major challenge to the mugabe family dynasty malcolm web al-jazeera johannesburg south africa. still ahead on al-jazeera british diplomats and russia head for home expelled by the kremlin and a tit for tat route with the u.k. and the spy poisoning scandal the latest from moscow and hard lines and hard liners that is moving to the white house donald trump's latest points raised questions worldwide over the direction of u.s. foreign policy.
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over same some rather lively downpour spinning out of southeastern parts of europe recently big area clouds parting ounce of turkey across syria towards caspian sea towards iran if it was afghanistan afghanistan should state laws you dry over the next day or so having said that twenty one celsius in kabul furthermore we have got a little more cloud northern parts of the caspian can see some top hats some wet weather the wetter weather will be across turkey though that will drive its way further ace was brought as guys do come back in behind fine and dry for the event beirut lovely weather here twenty one degrees celsius just want to see showers into northern parts of iraq but for most of the region it will stay dry and sunny couple picking up to around twenty four degrees temperatures on the rise two across the arabian peninsula twenty nine celsius here in doha around saturday picking up to around thirty one southerly wind as we go on through sunday it's a little bit of lifted dust and sand but nothing too much to speak of over the next
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couple of days mostly want to see showers creeping towards the cape town meanwhile as we go on through sas day should be a lawsuit right at this stage whether the weather will set in full sunday that rain pushes up into zimbabwe and also into zambia. stories of life. and inspiration. a series of short documentaries from around the world. that celebrate the human spirit against the odds some of them before based the case. al-jazeera selects changemaker is at this time.
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rushing out to syria these are the top stories right now police in southern france have been searching the home of a gunman who killed three people in a series of attacks before being shot at by police has been identified as twenty six year old writer one locked and it claimed that he was acting on behalf i stole a second rebel group has agreed to pull out of eastern gooda and syria the government now controls nearly all of the previously rebel held territory near damascus at least half a million people are expected to attend saturday's anti-gun march for our lives event and washington d.c. there alley is being led by students from the florida high school were seventeen people were killed last month an interfaith service was held in the u.s.
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capital ahead of the rally. twenty three british diplomats have left moscow after being expelled by the kremlin it's part of the deepening diplomatic crisis between the u.k. and russia over the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in england earlier this month the e.u. has also recall that some basses are to moscow backing britain's few that russia is likely to blame for the nerve agent attack which the kremlin rejects or a challenge reports. first applauded by their colleagues staying behind then driven out of the purchase embassy in moscow perhaps never to return for many events to the british diplomatic star from their families to catch their flights home they were requires to leave by midnight small scary time for taps response to the british government's expulsion of russian diplomats the u.k. says we're working a secret spy use the departure of the british diplomats from the embassy here in moscow to drop the temperature even further in this new and particularly frosty
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phase in the u.k. russia relationship longer than is proving successful in persuading traditional allies to back that up props where some in moscow martin doubted its ability to do so. the poisoning of gay and hughley a script all in the southern english city of souls brief featured high on the agenda at the e.u. spring summit in brussels british prime minister to resign may has been lobbying european leaders to blame russia for the stress that russia poses respects no borders and says it is a threat to our values is right here in the new council we are standing together to oppose those findings it appears the intelligence on the attack she says she's shared with european colleagues has convinced them that the british assessment is correct beyond is a long and disputed we had a long discussion but reached a broad consensus that all evidence points to russia big link to this attack and there's really no other explanation all member states agreed with this point of
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view and we will monitor the situation to see what happens next the british have shared their information with the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and we will await their that the e.u. has recalled its ambassador to moscow for consultations in brussels over the script . russia's foreign ministry which is trying to convince the world is that russia is the injured party here is protesting had the way things are going so really they had to leave us like we great that instead of referring to international law the your opinion is preferred to go on the path of another anti russian campaign instigated by london police transoceanic allies with an obvious goal to put another hurdle in the way of normalization of the situation on the european continent it's not yet clear water happens next but various leaders of e.u. countries have confirms they're considering expelling russian diplomats too these are scenes we may see repeated in the days to come rory chalons out
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a zero mosque or. appointment of hardliner john bolton is a national security advisor has raised questions internationally bolton has previously pushed for preemptive bombing of iran and north korea but he's not the only recent addition to the u.s. president's team with a more aggressive tone white house correspondent kimberly how has a story. recent appointments made by u.s. president ahmed trump to his cabinet have left many in washington nervous i'm really at a point where we're getting very close to having because the other thing that i was on his most recent appointment of john bolton as national security advisor underscores that concern. the former u.s. ambassador to the united nations was the chief architect of president george w. bush's justification for the two thousand and three us invasion of iraq and appears ready to construct the cases for other wars the national security advisor among
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whatever other functions he or she might have has two critical roles number one making sure that the president has the four range of options in published editorials bolton has called for the bombing of iran and north korea last month in the wall street journal newspaper he called north korea an imminent threat arguing it is perfectly legitimate for the united states to respond to the current necessity posed by north korea's nuclear weapons by striking first but it's not just bolton surrounding trump with aggressive ideas trump's new pick to lead the u.s. state department is equally hawkish mike pompei o as cia director favors confrontation with iran tearing up the iran agreement and supported trump's moving of the u.s. embassy to jerusalem will not a cabinet appointment in pompei as place trump has left gina housefull to take over
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the cia during her intelligence career she once ran a cia black site in thailand. with a brutal practice of waterboarding took place trump's defense secretary james mattis remains in his cabinet and although he's considered by some to be the moderate voice mattis also holds hawkish views on iran even the recent a dish. larry kudlow is white house economic advisor has the u.s. position for an aggressive trade war to counter chinese trade practices but one analyst argues the changing face of the trumpet ministration may actually help the one thing we do know about koreans and russians and iranians is that they do respect strength and perhaps the show of strength will be enough to call them tensions rather. already this week donald trump has picked a fight with china and now. dozens of imports into the united states but fears of a trade war are small compared to the big concerns about the fight donald trump now
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appears to be positioning with north korea and iran can really help al-jazeera at the white house. says it is placing strict limits on how and when transgender people are allowed to serve in the military. has for sending a blanket ban issued earlier the share of the disqualified any transgender person from military service that orders being challenged in court and their policy would prevent any transgender person who needs surgery or significant medical treatment from serving except in certain circumstances. has an air president martin this car has been sworn in replacing public a sense her resigned in the face of threats of impeachment or corruption allegations are out of sanchez reports from lima. but denise got her was greeted with a standing ovation it's the same congress that pushed him out of his post as transport minister less than one year ago. the fifty five year old former governor of
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a tiny southern state took the oath amidst the deepest political crisis in decades in the endian nation. will it's time to say enough is enough what has happened most marked the time to put an end to the politics of hate and confrontation that hasn't done anything else but damage the country. was the other branch corruption scandal led to the resignation of the. former president. and congress approved the extradition of another former president. from the u.s. at the end of the night on friday the new president said he would be tough on corruption look at obviously the grave situation that we've been true merits the clarification of responsibilities and that any type of regularity committed should be taken to justice. many peruvian say they're ready to move on just almost down south with family but we're tired of being so underdeveloped of so much corruption
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we want martin to be our hope that he really improves our country's development education health and agriculture should be the main issues to succeed analysts say the big question for these cattle now is where will he get the political strength to govern with this congress for the mahdi a popular fourth party hold the majority leader only gets you a majority that former president. accused of impeding his ability to govern his party peruvians for change now support but with very few votes. and the challenges for change are many from reigniting the economy to fighting crime and pushing forward rebuilding the country left devastated by the phenomenon last year . however many say the scotus greatest challenge will be to get the people's trust and opinion poll says that in early march eighty one percent of peruvians didn't even know his name but innocent just i just. well london offices of cambridge
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analytic are being searched as part of an investigation into the alleged misuse of private information on millions of facebook users the raid by the u.k.'s data watchdog after a high court judge granted a search warrant for the company's offices last week a whistleblower claimed the company harvested private data from fifty million facebook profiles information was allegedly used to support donald trump's two thousand and sixteen u.s. presidential campaign. relatives of two nations killed during the revolution there seven years ago so they won't stop fighting for justice a grieving mother who blames the government for her son's death has been speaking out. and has her story from the capital tunis in a law office in tunis a mother grieves for her son. fatima says she'd originally sent her two boys to europe because she was worried about what might happen to them in tunisia the hamad her oldest child had only returned home for a short visit as to how do you. he wanted to stay for two or three months and then
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the revolution happens the regime of ben ali killed him the regime that i made my son's escape from my son came back and they killed him the lawyer for hani represents fatuma and many others who lost family in tunisia's revolution they accuse members of the security forces for the deaths of their relatives and want to see them held to account let me as brother was also killed during the revolution and it's an honor for me to defend these people because of my belief in this case that before everything else it's personal for me. many tunisians have for years now also demanded the government issue a formal list of those killed in the revolution and while the preliminary list of names was prepared in two thousand and eleven it was never released the issue is a huge bone of contention for relatives of those who died in tunisia's revolution they can't believe an official list has yet to be published and say their loved ones won't get the justice they deserve until the matter is finalized. those
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wounded during the revolution are also seeking redress come out to hunt he says he was shot by security forces during a protest he shows us his wounds and explains how he won't be able to get proper medical care unless the government includes his name on a list of those injured during the revolution. the every time i knock on the door they ask me why i'm coming now and tell me that i have to wait until the find the list gets published see have been said the dean who heads up tunisia's truth and dignity commission tells us a list of those injured and killed during the revolution should have been released years ago she says that her group which is tasked with investigating crimes that go back decades will publish or register. victims spanning from one thousand fifty five until the end of two thousand and thirteen the how yet the victims of what happened during the revolution will find themselves included in this register of
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victims of persecution which will be published by the commission in the unified register other victims of persecution. back at the law offices the work will continue and the grief will go on seven years after a revolution that shook the region they say that for them not much has changed. tunisia politicians have clashed in a city assembly in georgia as a heated debate turned violence you can see punches were thrown here coming between opposition members one of whom went on the offensive using a telephone as a weapon and the men were arguing over the creation of a new political faction in the city of c.d.t where they were separated by fellow politicians medics sad to be called in to treat their injuries. check out our website al-jazeera keep it or.
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this is al-jazeera and these are the top stories police in southern france have been searching the home of a gunman who killed three people in a series of attacks the man hijacked a car and shot at police officers before taking hostages at a supermarket in the town of tre he was shot dead by police the second rebel group has agreed to pull out of eastern ghouta in syria the government now controls nearly all of the once rebel controlled territory near damascus rockman is the latest group to withdraw. students from the florida high school where seventeen people were shot dead last month have arrived in washington d.c. to lead saturday's march for our lives event. and then. an interfaith service was held at the washington national cathedral some of the speakers include family members of victims of gun violence nationwide at least half a million people are expected to join them in the u.s. capitol for the anti-gun march more than eight hundred events have been planned
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around the world. it's just two days but it shouldn't be for the first time those who are most affected by the epidemic of gun violence in schools are taking the lead to bring some incense protections that the people of this country want the students are organizing protesting and demanding action be taken now to end this bloodshed in. the trump administration says it is placing strict limits on how and when transgender people are allowed to serve in the military donald trump asked for sended a blanket ban issued earlier this year that disqualified any trenchant a person from military service that order is being challenged in court the new policy would prevent any transgender person who needs surgery or significant medical treatment from serving except in certain circumstances there been violent clashes between police and protesters in catalonia after spain's top court detained five separatist leaders for their role in last year's and dependents bit i
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wish is baton to keep demonstrators away from the federal government offices in barcelona it comes after the court's decision to prosecute thirteen two cattle on separatists for rebellion. those are the headlines to keep it here on al-jazeera throughout the day a.j. selects its next. another day another explosion. from one of the thousands of i.e.d. strewn through the landscape of this lawless tribal region in pakistan with only the most basic equipment a fearless bomb disposal unit are determined to counter the horrors of a relentless taliban on strong. armed with faith a witness documentary at this time on al-jazeera.

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