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syrian government forces tighten the grip around the last few rebel held areas. and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up the french police officer who was hailed as a hero for trying to stop a supermarket attack dies of his injuries. marches protesting against gun violence are planned across the united states in the coming hours. former first lady is accused of involvement in an ivory smuggling ring. syrian government forces are closing in on the few remaining rebel held areas of the country in eastern close to the capital damascus rebels are surrendering in
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a southern part of the enclave the second rebel group to stop fighting in recent days. were in control of and been fighting. surrendered on thursday this leaves douma which is just northeast of the capital as the last rebel stronghold in the area and the deal with rebels around also involves safe passage for other rebels and their families in the north of the country those people are heading to the last main rebel stronghold in syria's north that's despite the fact that intense bombardment there has killed dozens of people in the past few days has more from beirut in neighboring lebanon. three rebel factions were controlling the eastern enclave two of them have already surrendered the third racial islam is close to surrendering this is what we understand they are engaged in negotiations with the russian military and they are close to a deal fishel assam in the russian military have been talking for the past
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a few days but the talks collapsed over a main sticking point and that is. didn't want to be evacuated to live that is the province in the north west of the country under the control of the opposition does not have good relations with the rebel groups which dominate province so what we are understanding is that they may be sent to the eastern region there is a rebel pocket there close to lebanon's border so a deal is close with a third rebel faction. man another rebel faction which has surrendered the southern pocket preparations are no underway for the evacuation of up to seven thousand people fighters their family members as well as opposition activists they are getting ready to be bussed to. that opposition controlled province in the northwest on wednesday i started sham handed over the town of harasta so the pro-government alliance close to recapturing the entire eastern huta enclave but these people who
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who are choosing to leave and choosing to be evacuated they're not going to a safe place at lib is not a safe place that has been coming under attack from the skies for years now and it's not just that it's overcrowded more than a million internally displaced syrians who are there so most of these people are going to the unknown many of them will not find any jobs so it is a very very difficult situation for those people but the pro-government alliance already declaring victory a car bomb has exploded in egypt sion city of alexandria killing a policeman and injuring four others the interior ministry says it was aimed at the city. the security chief explosion happened two days before the presidential election. french media are reporting that a second person has been taken into custody in connection with friday's shooting attacks in southern france where on locked him hijacked a car and shot at officers before taking hostages in the town of curb police shot
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dead the twenty six year old an officer who swap places with a hostage has died of his injuries bringing the death toll to four investigators been searching luck teams home for clues to his motive the trash about le has more from a song. well the people in this community are really just trying to absorb the events of friday when that gunman shot dead four people taking hostages in a supermarket and then pledge his allegiance to i saw you know people here have seen attacks similar to this across france over the last few years but no one would have imagined that such a thing such violence could happen on their own doorstep and of course that sense of sadness as well with the news that. this forty four year old police officer a friend has now died of his injuries now he was the police officer who went into the supermarket very bravely swapped himself with
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a female hostage he left his mobile phone open inside the supermarket and that allowed police officers outside to follow events inside and he was one of the last people to leave but very sadly as we have heard he has died of his injuries the french president a short while ago put out in fact a statement paying homage to his bravery china has condemned the u.s. after one of its warship sailed near an artificial island that china built in the south china sea the u.s. says the navy destroyer was carrying out a freedom of navigation operation they say it came within twelve nautical miles of a reef in the disputed spratly islands u.s. accuses china of building military facilities to restrict shipping movements but beijing says it has sovereignty over the islands. by repeatedly sending military ships into these areas without authorization the us has seriously harmed chinese sovereignty and security violated basic rules of international relations and
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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 thursday the meeting will take place at the border village of penguin john earlier this month the north korean leader kim jong un met with senior south korean officials for the first time since he came to power in twenty eleven tensions between pyongyang and saw have eased in recent months both sides marched under a unified flag during winter olympics government leaders from democratic republic of congo are refusing to attend a conference in switzerland that's meant to raise money for their country the prime minister has them a killer says they won't be there next month because the un's overreacting about
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the humanitarian needs on the ground president joseph kabila is still not gone to a refugee camp in northern it to a province that he promised to visit charlotte bellus reports. she tried to run but marie last child fell ill trying to escape her attackers. 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 launch of a new family are 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 to mess. displacement camps and over the border into uganda. we've been living in a very difficult situation we don't know what the president thinks about resolving the situation so we can go back on. president joseph kabila promise to visit the
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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. problem 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 so 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 former 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 to re province the un is warning of a worsening situation thirty million people need humanitarian assistance four point
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six million children are acutely malnourished and there's an epidemic of cholera and secure violence if nick troubles in a tory province just one crisis within many for a country wrecked by conflicts chalo dallas al-jazeera at least half a million people are expected at an anti gun rally in the u.s. capitol the march for our lives demonstration on saturday is being led by students from the florida school where seventeen people shot dead last month. an interfaith service has been 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. the washington rally is just one of about eight hundred pounds around the world michaela looks at how the florida shooting has spurred so many people into action.
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this part of a new movement sweeping through the united states these a new generation of activists because a rejection of gun violence they demand that the politicians do something about it at our school was right but. it's not ok we are have elected officials whose purpose is whose purpose it is to help us 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 been expelled from the school over disciplinary problems and nationwide protests in the wake of the shootings has morphed into more about gun violence in schools various 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
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in general and which has a lot of demands about people doing more for controlling gun violence you know controlling guns period. but what's left out then is a discussion about how those measures those the law is criminalized 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. they have lost silence throughout 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
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we're going to get it done we're going to protect out kids but just for just a couple weeks later school shooting those here will join the hundreds of thousands who marched in protest this weekend he would have got a political solution to the deep sad knowledge shared. kelly will not be there. my kind of al-jazeera washington. and is mounting in the u.s. city of sacramento over the police shooting of an unarmed black man twenty two year old stefan cluck was shot at least twenty times when officers cornered him in his backyard they say they thought he had a gun while been told as a reporter 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 two year old black man last week he was judge he was sentenced and he was executed
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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 be sat down like that. your book you. think of 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. the policeman did not identify themselves before firing twenty times they said they
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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 that all of it is a lie police are promising a full investigation or asking for the community to be patient clark's death at the hands of sacramento police is the latest in a long series of controversy old 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 al jazeera sacramento california. still ahead on al-jazeera why the prospect of an end to the new kid
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deal doesn't bother some iranian businesses. who has a new president of to is predisposed to resign over allegations of corruption. how are you high pressure dominates the weather across japan at the moment so it's looking lost the fine and dry little bits and pieces of plant just sing with northern parts of the region but there's a big area of high pressure settle conditions spring sunshine tokyo getting up to very pleasant seventeen degrees we'll see temperatures getting into the a mate to high teens to across the korean peninsula at least for a time could even touch twenty celsius in pyongyang on monday and notice twenty degrees that two for tokyo so looking good here as we go on through the next couple of days not quite as good southern areas of china but we have got temperatures
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touching twenty celsius in shanghai central could still see some wet weather hong kong getting up into the mid twenty's over the next couple of days savvy a tad of rain will tend to get stretched out so this should weaken as we go into the early part of next week meanwhile the usual scattering of showers across the southeast asia want to see showers make in the way it will set central parts of the philippines heat of the day showers as per usual across the border i have to was moving parts of indonesia could see some rather lively showers and a few showers as usual up towards the malay peninsula by countless fondant right temperatures here touching thirty four celsius. in syria citizens are collecting evidence. of crimes committed against civilians moved out of. six hundred thousand pages to
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one day they can bring the assad regime to justice. she will face on the charges it's a. syria witnesses for the prosecution at this time on al jazeera. again amount of the top stories on al-jazeera syrian rebels in the southern part of eastern goods or are surrendering thousands of. fighters and civilians are being taken to this leaves duma as the last rebel stronghold outside the capital damascus . french media are reporting
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a second person has been taken into custody in connection with friday's shooting in southern france four people were killed including a policeman when a gunman hijacked a car and shot at officers before taking hostages in the town of. democratic republic of congo's refusing to go to its own donor conference and so to the next month which i aim is to raise nearly two billion dollars the prime minister says the un's overreacting about the humanitarian needs. us president on trump's new national security adviser is a strong critic of the twenty fifteen iran new kid deal john bolton has spoken out against the agreement and once even supported the idea of bombing iran but the reports from teheran many small businesses feel the deal as and then much. to develop a strong economy support small business that's one of the trickle down effect iran's leaders were hoping for when they signed the nuclear deal with world leaders three years ago but for most businesses operating at this level the kinds of
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marketplaces that represent the majority of iranians and the benefits of the nuclear deal have passed them by. the expectations of the private sector have not been fulfilled. body has been working with the government and private companies to attract foreign investors to iran when the deal was signed iranian leader said they had reconnected the country to the global marketplace the reality is different. the jam being the political side of the nuclear deal carried more weight than the economic one i'm not a political expert but in economic terms especially in the private sector we have not witnessed any tangible achievements. trade fairs like these are a common sight all year round producers from every province in the country travel to teheran trying to drum up more business here the nuclear deal has been good for iran's public image but not much else. to everybody and others the americans didn't
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let his realize our expectations in the shadow of fear hanging over the europeans from the u.s. has affected the implementation of the nuclear deal regarding the taking of office by trump it has made things worse a crazy man is at the top. others say they're worried that if the deal falls apart or if there's new sanctions imposed the few gains that have been made will be lost . a raw materials most to come from europe we don't have the same industrial steel in iran it's all imported from europe after the nuclear deal importing has been easier and there are more sanctions our industry will collapse at almost no cost to himself donald trump is costing iran dearly by scaring away potential investors well we're going to see what happens iran deal is coming up. it's. probably another month or so and you're going to see what i do quite
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a ron has not been treating in that part of the world or the world itself appropriately a lot of bad things are happening in iran the deal is coming up in one month and you will see what happens in vegas but on. his threats like this have created uncertainty about iran's future and that is bad for business. when the nuclear deal was being negotiated iran's supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei warned his government that the deal may not work because he said the other side might stab iran in the back but he gave us blessings in hopes that a negotiated solution would bring an end to decades of confrontation with the west now supporters of the deal are worried that companies prediction may soon come true . ron paul is id is a professor of political science at the university of tehran he says bolton's appointment as chums and national security adviser has filled iran's mistrust towards the u.s. . people here don't like what they're seeing. you're going to.
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have a loose cannon ball. and. as you know when he was going to be nominated as u.s. ambassador to the united nations bush had to recess appointment because even in the u.s. senate you have a lot of people that are opposing or jaimie opponents warn them not trust the united states. was an achievement for him then it was working when it was. but the reality is. has not. been doing what they're supposed to. comply and the agreement. result is that the iranian people blaming the united
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states government the bodies from the first lady grace mccartney has been investigated over accusations she was involved in an ivory smuggling operation follows a three month investigation by an undercover journalist michael ware has a story. when adrian stern went undercover as an ivory fire in zimbabwe where 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 out his era he says young covered a poaching and smuggling syndicate which he believes is led by the former first lady grace mugabi which is being sourced either from the national parks voters being thieves to food or from live elephants being killed by poaching syndicates the syndicate within sale to grace mccartney's clientele she would then be able to pack that and send it out through the airport anything through that airport that
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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 he showed to al-jazeera investigative unit he says they expose the syndicate and the former first lady's involvement this is the vault from where he says tens of millions of dollars of ivory and rhino horn were 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 throughout his era in a written statement that the government of zimbabwe will seek answers from all parties were 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 he
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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 god took over three weeks later this shipment of two hundred kilograms of ivory was seized harare's airport stands as his investigations on covered evidence which appears to connect it to grace mcgarvie and 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 first major challenge to the gobby family dynasty malcolm web al-jazeera johannesburg south africa. peru's new president is trying to fight corruption at any cost martin vickery was shown in sworn in on friday after pedal public a chance he resigned in the face of impeachment threats his car is promising to
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restore the public's trust in the government. reports from lima. matheny scatter 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 the tiny southern state to deep oath amidst the deepest political crisis in decades in the end the 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. the other bridge corruption scandal led to the resignation of the. former president . and congress approved the extradition of another former president. from the u.s. . on friday the new president said he would be tough on corruption. the grave
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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 pam but we're tired of being so underdeveloped of so much corruption 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 or. the popular party hold the majority only because you have a majority that former president. accused of impeding his ability to govern his party peruvians for change's. 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
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. however many say the scatters 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 the innocent just just. federal prosecutors in brazil are investigating whether a consultancy firm at the center of a facebook data breach had access to millions of profiles cambridge analytical 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 thing ahead of an election last october as some companies are cutting ties with facebook elon musk deleted the facebook pages for his space x. and tesla companies after he was dead to do so on twitter the web browser and
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german banks followed suit facebook's market value has fallen by nearly sixty billion dollars in the past week. rescuers in western australia are sweeping beaches by air and sea to try to ensure five pilot whales don't get stranded again the whales were part of a part of more than one hundred fifty which beached themselves at hamelin bay on friday a six well that initially survived had to be euthanized after it stranded itself again bulldozers are being used to remove carcasses from the very edge. of your. so. when you remind you about our website you haven't been answered before if you want more al-jazeera dot com where you can
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find. the top stories on al-jazeera syrian rebels in the southern part of eastern go to our surrendering thousands of. fighters and civilians are being taken to this leaves duma as the last rebel stronghold outside the capital damascus center has more from beirut in neighboring lebanon three rebel factions were controlling the. enclave two of them have already surrendered the third. is close to surrendering this is what we understand they are engaged in negotiations with the russian military and they are close to a deal a car bomb has exploded in the egyptian city of alexandria killing a policeman and injuring four other people the interior ministry says it was aimed at the city's security chief explosion happened two days before the presidential
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election. 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 including a policeman when a gunman hijacked a car and shot at officers before taking hostages in the town of tribe. survivors of a mass shooting at a u.s. school last month major anti gun rally in washington d.c. . an interfaith service was held at the national cathedral ahead of the march. on saturday was attended by the relatives of seventeen people who died at the shooting in florida. north korea has a great old high level talks with south korea on thursday it will happen at the border village of panama and john earlier this month north korean 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 solar and recent months both sides
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marched under a unified flag during febreze winter olympics federal prosecutors in brazil are investigating whether a consultancy firm at the center of a facebook data breach had access to millions of profiles cambridge analytical denies improperly accessing the information of fifty million facebook users brazilian prosecutors want to find out if the company did the same thing. last october. the headlines inside story is up next. is the united states. u.s. national security adviser after previously talking attacks on iran.

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