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and end up in this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up the french police officer who was hailed a hero for trying to stop a supermarket attack dies of his injuries. it was judge he was cities and he was executed and gun protests in the u.s. over another police shooting of an unarmed black man. and all dressed up for a big occasion the first iraqi made movie in twenty five years. syrian rebels in the southern area of eastern ghouta are surrendering they the second opposition group to stop fighting in recent days feel like a man was in control of the mocha and urban. fighters in
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a rush to surrender on thursday that leaves duma the last rebel stronghold of the capital damascus rebels and their families have been given safe passage to live as part of the deal the area is the last rebel held province in syria but it is facing intense bombardment and dozens of people have been killed in recent days saying what as the latest from beirut up to seven thousand people are expected to be evacuated from that southern pockets in the now divided enclave of eastern hooter the towns of our being as america and job are fighters along with their family members and civilians who are too scared to stay behind civilians who fear a rest because they were involved in opposition related activities so they will be bussed out of this southern pocket after file i can recommend the rebel faction in control of this pocket agreed to surrender and evacuation deal is how some people call it but it really amounts to a surrender the united nations criticizes such deals saying this is nothing but
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force this placement rebels really were under a lot of pressure the government offensive there was relentless bombardment for over a month civilians were trapped inside these pockets there was little aid little medical supplies so the second rebel factions to surrender on wednesday are not a sham handed over the town of had asked to the government the last rebel factions racial islam which is the main and biggest rebel faction and eastern buddha it controls the northern town of duma what we understand is that negotiations stalled over recent days but they're back on the table right now and they're discussing the possibility of exchanging three thousand five hundred prisoners prisoners army soldiers as well as their family members even government supporters in the hands of racial islam in return the government is going to allow three thousand medical cases to be evacuated so jason is now back on the negotiating table with the russian military. the french police were new stock places where the hostage during a supermarket siege has died the gunmen raided one locked him jacked
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a car and shot of police officers before taking hostages in the southern town of tribal on friday he was later shot dead by police but butler has this update while people here are really trying to come to terms with the violence that happened say on friday when this gunman shot today four people and took hostages in a supermarket of course people have seen similar attacks across france over the past few years but few could have ever imagined that something like this could happen on their doorstep and then of course there is an added sense of sadness in with the news that alan nobel to this forty four year old police officer has died of his injuries now belt was the brave police officer who went into the supermarket swapping him self with a female hostage when he went in he left his mobile phone all in and that's allowed police officers outside the supermarkets of follow events inside he was one of the
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last people to leave but sadly the french president announced a short time ago that he has died of his injuries and paid homage to his courage and bravery. 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 four 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 five year old read to one locked him was born in morocco but live locally and it become radicalized him it really looked 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
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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 caucus on the gunman shot and wounded one of a group of four police officers who were 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 know passed through 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 managed 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 continue to be under threat never owned a pre any for some years we have paid the price in blood in order to discover the
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cost of the terrorist threat our soldiers abroad are risking their lives to reduce the threat from iraq and syria our forces of law and order do everything in their power to identify threats and neutralize them. now that it's clear the red one lacked in was known to the french intelligence services and it 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 that's actually butler al jazeera treb. anger is mounting in the u.s. city of sacramento over the police shooting of an unarmed black man twenty two year old steven cluck was shot at least twenty times and his grandmother's backyard police say they thought he had a gun rob reynolds has more from sacramento. yes there is no demonstrators marched through the streets of sacramento california capital city for a second day friday they were protesting the police shooting of an unarmed twenty
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two year old black man last week he was judge he was sentenced and he was executed the protesters blocked traffic and shouted slogans and dented a car that tried to pass through one group attempted to block a major highway but were prevented from doing so by california highway patrol officers in riot gear stephan clark died in his own backyard killed by a hail of police bullets i don't care what color he was you know no person on this earth to serve to be sat down like that. was. before the newly released video from a police helicopter shows clark running and climbing over a fence in a neighborhood where police were responding to a report of a man breaking into cars. police wearing body cameras cornered clark and within seconds the encounter turned deadly.
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the policeman did not identify themselves before firing twenty times they said they believed clarke was holding a gun but he was only carrying a cellphone shortly after the shooting another officer tells the policeman to silence the audio of their body cameras. clark's family and friends want to know what was said after the sound went off you're muting something you don't want the public to hear what you're saying and that means that if you don't want the truth to come out all of it is a lie police are promising a full investigation were asking for the community to be patient death at the hands of sacramento police and the latest in a long series of controversy over police killings of on armed black men the deaths gave rise to the black lives matter movement and have heightened racial tensions in communities all across the united states robert oulds sacramento california at
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least half a million people are expected at an anti gun rally in the u.s. capitol in the coming hours the march for our lives demonstration is being led by students from the florida high school where seventeen people were shot dead last month. to how. an interfaith service was held in washington d.c. ahead of the rally the service at the national cathedral was attended by family members of the florida high school victims and others affected by gun violence it's just a rule of the dice 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 commonsense protections that the people of this country want. the students are organizing protesting and demanding action be taken now to end this bloodshed.
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and in australia hundreds of protesters have gathered in sydney to stand in solidarity with those demanding gun control in the u.s. a stranger changed its gun laws after a mass shooting in one thousand nine hundred six that killed thirty five people and has not had a similar attack since then the biggest thing that i've learned here and this is more personal is i can breathe when i send my kids to school or i never have to worry about them having to do active shooter drills i don't have to worry about active shooters and we still have family and friends across the united states and that's my hope for all of them that everybody whether you're a student attending school or just a concert goer that you don't have to fear for your life china has condemned the u.s. after one of its warships sailed near an artificial island that beijing built in the south china sea the u.s. says the naval destroyer was carrying out a freedom of navigation operation it says it came within twelve nautical miles of a reef in the disputed spratly islands u.s.
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accuses china of building military facilities to restrict shipping movements but the chinese government says it has sovereignty over the islands. by repeatedly sending military ships into these areas without authorization the u.s. has seriously harmed chinese sovereignty and security violated basic rules of international relations and endangered regional peace and stability what the u.s. is doing will damage the atmosphere of military to military relations and cause close encounters by and naval forces of the two countries which could easily trigger miscalculations already in accidents this is a serious political and military provocation the chinese military is firmly opposed to it. north korea has agreed to hold high level talks with south korea on says that will happen at the border village of pan man john earlier this month north korea's leader kim jong un met senior south korean officials for the first time since he came to power in twenty eleven tension between pyongyang and soul has eased in recent months both sides marched under
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a unified flag during last month's winter olympics in south korea. it's led on al-jazeera tens of millions of dollars worth of ivory wizened bobby's former first lady is being investigated in connection with the fall. and the rallying cry from thousands of people and paralympic games plans to make it harder to have abortions . we've got a few shallow says per usual across southeast asia not looking too bad into the philippines a little developing feature to the east of the philippines that's anyone to watch in the coming days but plenty of. the apostle borneo stretching over towards the peninsula java seeing some big shamas once again not quite as bad as it has been recently but she was never really too far away you can see some big downpours
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heading back towards jakarta as we go on through monday come a little further north not too bad in seward thailand fine and dry here and fine and try to see many parts of australia but we believe drawn towards tropical cycler nor in the gulf of carpentaria that will continue to bring some very heavy rain and it will weaken but still be quite a significant feature winds could gust to run hundred ninety five plus is when the system makes landfall the center of the system makes landfall sometime on sunday night down to the southeast was this and the possibility for the other the grown pre will see the showers tended to ease away as we go. one through sunday prices caused a comeback in behind there's that rain continuing up towards the north of queensland possibility of a little bit of rice they can towards west impossible strain. on
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counting the cost facebook and the big data economy the business model at the heart of the world's largest social network coming under scrutiny bus america's guns inside the biggest on regulated weapons market in the developed world counting the cost. you're watching all of our top stories this hour syrian rebels in the southern part of eastern surrendering thousands of. fighters and civilians are being taken to.
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it as the last rebel stronghold outside the capital damascus. french media are reporting a second person has been taken into custody in connection with friday's shooting in southern france four people were killed when a gunman hijacked a car and shot at police officers before taking hostages in the town of curb the french policeman who swap places with a hostage during the supermarket siege has died. china's condemned the u.s. after its war ship sailed near an artificial island built by the chinese in the south china sea the u.s. accuses beijing of constructing military facilities to restrict shipping movements around the disputed spratly islands china says it has sovereignty over the islands government leaders from democratic republic of congo are refusing to attend a conference in switzerland that's meant to raise money for their country prime minister jos aim
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a killer says they won't be they won't be there next month because the un's overacting about the humanitarian needs on the ground president joseph kabila has still not gone to a refugee camp in northern and to a province that he promised to visit charlotte bellus reports. she tried to run but marie last child fell and trying to escape her attack is. one of the london militia cut me with a machete my brother helped me run away but i was also hit by two arrows on my side four of my kids were killed that same day. in a fairly among the tens of thousands of congolese who have been injured and displaced during clashes between rival tribes the haman's and lenders who are based in atory province is the latest flare up in land disputes that date back to the early one nine hundred seventy s. villages have streamed into domestic displacement camps and over the border into uganda. we've been living in a very difficult situation and we don't know what the president thinks about
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resolving the situation so we can go back home but. president joseph kabila promised to visit the displaced this week but he has battles of his own many congolese a furious with him for clinging to power after his term expired two years ago and for refusing to cool elections critics argue he's doing little to prevent the ethnic violence. yeah. we had problems between the two communities even before two thousand and three we controlled it's because the government was absent today all the legal and security forces are present there how can we justify then these level of atrocities this is why we're saying it was done willingly by the authorities. a leader with one of the tribes says both sides are being manipulated. we have form a militia members without jobs in our community and it's easy to manipulate them the enemy of our province is profiting from the unemployed young boys in order to destabilize it to every province where the un is warning of
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a worsening situation thirty million people need humanitarian assistance four point six million children are acutely malnourished and there's an epidemic of cholera and secure violence if it troubles in a terry province just one crisis within many for a country wrecked by conflicts shallot ballasts al-jazeera. zimbabwe's former first lady has been accused of being involved in an ivory smuggling ring trace mcgarvey has been investigated after journalists three month undercover mission welcomed web reports from neighboring south africa syndicate to this group has never been adrian stern went undercover as an ivory buyer in zimbabwe he says he received more death threats than he can count he's a wildlife photographer who began investigating the illegal ivory trade in december speaking exclusively to our zero he says young covered a poaching and smuggling syndicate which he believes is led by the former first
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lady grace mugabe ivory 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 send it out through the airport anything through that airport that was the property of the first lady who was not searched or scanned in any way stern got the documents on the cover videos and testimonies which she showed to al jazeera as 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 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 our dizzier in
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a written statement that the government of zimbabwe will seek answers 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 she didn't respond during the presidency of a husband robert she was a controversial figure earning the nickname grace for her extravagant shopping sprees hopes of succeeding him were dashed when the army forced him from power in november and one cargo took over three weeks later this shipment of two hundred kilograms of ivory was seized harare's airport stern says investigations on covered evidence which appears to connect it to grace mcgarvie in the smuggling syndicate the new government keen to clean up its international image after decades of mugabe rule since the change of power the poaching in the smuggling investigation is the
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first challenge to the gobby family dynasty malcolm where al-jazeera johannesburg south africa federal prosecutors in brazil are investigating whether a consultancy firm at the center of a facebook darter breach had access to millions of profiles cambridge analytically denies improperly accessing the information of fifty million facebook users to target voters in the twenty sixteen u.s. election brazilian prosecutors want to find out if the company and a local consultancy did the same ahead of their country's election last october and the allegations against cambridge analytic are front page news in mexico where the company says it had set up shop ahead of the presidential election in july candidates are scrambling to distance themselves from the firm as john heilemann reports from mexico city. cambridge journalists could told on the cover of quarters that it was working in mexico what we do know is that the company did set up shop here and it was looking for a presidential candidate that it could work with now all of the major candidates
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said that they had nothing to do with the company but this is still a timely wakeup call for mexico and that's because it's heading into the biggest elections in its history a move in sixty percent of the population over the age of six is now online making the potential targets for influencing their it's slow action and mascot and in the mass it's a bigger selection where the most young people are going to vote and wherever the most votes connected many will be invest phase of using new technology and almost all of my facebook and a lot going to depend on how effective a strategy in influencing them as much make news as voting him a sheet the pin the. losses that they hear us the country's already seeing some dubious online and tech practices for example since two thousand and twelve experts have noticed that when there's a hash tag on twitter that's in particular being criticizing the government then other accounts of sprung up bringing out hundreds of tweets per minute to dilute or
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to the rail that protesting hash tag they've been cool those accounts penya bots named after the country's president it also emerged last year that the government has a book surveillance technology that was then used to spy on human rights lawyers activists and journalists but the focus isn't just going to be on mexico this year there's elections coming up across latin america including brazil colombia and venezuela and there's going to be a lot of eyes on the online battle for the election after permission was granted by a high court judge. when fifty thousand demonstrators in peril and a rallied against plans to restrict abortions the country already has some of the harshest laws in europe illegal terminate. sions are commonplace while others opt to go to other countries for an abortion in the hayward has a story. marching towards poland's parliament signs of
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defiance. thousands of women and men coming together to fight plans to make it harder top an abortion in poland where the norse already some of the most restrictive in the european union. i have two values that's why i'm here it's compassion and respect for women and respect for life they want limits human rights literally human rights we cannot talk about human rights when we exclude fifty percent of population the current law allows women to have an abortion if there's a risk to their life or their health or their pregnancy is the result of rape or incest and if there's irreversible damage to the fetus the new law would ban all abortions in cases of beetle abnormality it's about being pregnant and knowing the child that you're carrying is going to die actually and die in pain and that's what the church wants from us and that's what the government wants from us and they have
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no idea what they are talking about. in twenty sixteen an attempt by the government to restrict abortion was dropped after a large scale protests this new bill put forward by civic group is backed by the catholic church and m.p.'s from poland's ruling party. this latest considered another example of the battle between hard line conservatives or more liberal elements in poder society anti abortion campaigners say a change to the current law would save lives i am deeply shocked that. anyone could . go out to the streets and promote the right to kill the weak and most harmless people you can imagine so. disabled children in the arms of her of their mothers un human rights experts are calling on the polish government to reject the bill campaigners on both sides to ply tom and he would al-jazeera
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iraqi cinema is making a comeback in a bid to help heal wounds from the war the industry shut down because of the decades of conflict now the first iraqi made film in twenty five years has been released are cars from iran can. the anticipation on the faces of the cinemagoers says it's cool. they've dressed up and come out to show support for the first iraq a major film in twenty five years sanctions international boycotts and the security situation have all combined to destroy the cinema industry the journey is one man's dream. is but director and producer he says the film gives a sober moral perspective on the wall that devastated iraq killed a million people according to human rights groups as well as creating a refugee an orphan crisis. at the premiere earlier this month he thanked his cost improve and explains why he made the film would help to boycott the sanction. and
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then and then after that the war of the occupation and often not to you know about what happened and the sectarian violence and then we ended with doris but we many know also anarky to get back again and that's what you learn as iraqi and we are. coming to the most point we go in to challenge our limits and to go further and thought of that and thought of that and this is this is the hope that we are looking for and you know. for iraq e. filmmakers and producers working to revive the industry persuading audiences to watch is going to be an uphill battle particularly when the subject matter is so serious as the end credits roll some critics deemed it a success i'm going to have more up and get him and everyone dreams of watching an iraqi produced film because for a long time iraqi cinema had no productions at all we need to see a film we don't have film festivals and we don't have patients that share iraqi
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films in the three weeks off to the premiere of the movie made in iraq has failed to capture the imagination of many who prefer foreign films. baghdad has a thriving cinema scene in shopping malls hollywood and egyptian film productions dominate to make money and their popular iraqi cinema was once regarded as some of the best in the region the making used to take place across iraq and indeed baghdad then they would edit them and distribute them to places like this the third of all this was one of the most populous animals in baghdad it's now fallen into complete disrepair and on occasion bootleg western movies but there really is no iraq e film industry to speak of that the filmmaker was able to get the movie made is remarkable but it would seem only a small audience is interested in what it's about iraqi filmmakers say they will continue to try and persuade iraqi audiences to watch domestic productions that means competing with hollywood blockbusters and egyptian films that are popular
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across the arab world is one hollywood saying goes we don't make it we make money imran khan baghdad like i said to go out around the world to mock people are being encouraged to live in the dock for an hour to try to help environment one of the first cities just switch off will be sydney and australia andrew thomas is there how big an event has become. well it's grown and grown over the eleven years since it started it started here in sydney and you should see the harbor bridge behind me threw up its lights at any moment now from getting it's right which should be about eight seconds of whites or keep an eye on the backdrop behind me it's eight thirty pm wherever you are in the world but it takes place and as you can see. the bridge now it's gone dark and the city lights as well many of them. anywhere in the world the idea of it being in the middle of march is the march equinox the closest saturday to the facts when most places have
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at least some degree of darkness. and one hundred eighty seven countries took part in some capacity last year having begun in just one country here in australia back in two thousand and seven and as a site famous landmarks will go dark as well as buildings and this should spread right from the east going west over the next twenty hours or so and till it reaches well the west coast of the u.s. hawaii ok and what actual impact does that of place electricity have for now is it really just symbolic. eighties mostly symbolic the electricity is minimal but that's not to say that it doesn't matter because when people turn off their lights they're reminded of why they doing it they're doing it to help keep global warming down and the children particularly this is a moment they can reflect on throughout the year and they can try and consume less energy throughout the year at least that's what those behind this campaign say and it does have some impact as well as a brand
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a lot of environmental campaigns around the world use as a brand that they can hook their local campaign around and that's happened from stopping drilling in the arctic by the russians there's been a forest planted in uganda on the ground as well five hundred thousand. yes this particular route that we're now just to hear is symbolic but the broader campaign has a bit more meat to it than that right andrew thomas thank you very much for that and obviously it will be on it in as many countries as possible including us here in doha to switch off those lights as soon as we can their lines the syrian rebels in the southern part of eastern guitar surrendering thousands of fighters and civilians are being taken to live at least as the last rebel stronghold outside of the capital damascus we're also hearing about. region being under attack over the last couple of days and that the conditions that people are facing
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when they get there are pretty dire makes the situation pretty hazardous and aid workers are really struggling to get in there dot com is the website. there were seven candidates vying for egypt's presidency. now there are just two and with president abdul fattah el-sisi poised for his second term in power international rights groups are calling this election a farce we'll bring you the latest coverage and analysis of the egypt election on al-jazeera. has i'm sick of this is counting the cost on al-jazeera your weekly look at.

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