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in barcelona after the former catalan leader kallis pushed him all who is wanted in spain is a rested in germany. alone barbara starr this is al jazeera live from london also coming up evacuations from eastern protests as the syrian government tightens its grip on the last rebel stronghold near damascus thirteen people are killed in a car bomb attack in somalia al-shabaab claims responsibility after a day of powerful voices calling for gun reform in the u.s. a day of silence from the president in response and australia's cricket captain is banned for one match and fined for his part in a ball tampering it's. a
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low thank you for joining us thousands of protesters are rallying in barcelona demanding the release of former catalan president catalyst push the moment the demonstrations have largely been peaceful but there have been some scuffles between riot police and pro independence demonstrators push them on to was arrested in northern germany on sunday and is now waiting to hear if he'll face extradition to spain that he's wanted there on the rebellion charges stemming from the secession vote which was the clearly illegal by the government in spain elect callen reports . since playing spain nearly five months ago the film a catalan president has been able to move relatively freely thanks to europe's lack of internal borders but shortly after crossing this border from denmark it to germany on sunday. was identified by motorway police and. paint.
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after initial inquiries at the motorway police station which the mom was driven away in a dark colored bag and the bag was later photographed arriving at this detention center in the nearby town of knowing what stuff they bring him for a judge and the judge. judge if he house be. in jail or he is free on the conditions and forty eight hours news of pooja monza rest brought large numbers of protesters out onto the streets of the catalan capital barcelona riot police blocked some roads in the atmosphere with. that that has some doesn't mean you have two million people who will not back down outraged and we will not feel spanish because they arrest. it will have the opposite effect each time we feel less spanish less included and less loved in this state that only punishes us. whose dumond's many critics have branded him a coward and discount drole who gambled and lost with an illegal and
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unconstitutional referendum aimed at trying to force the issue of catalan independence but his supporters insist he's a democrat and a political hero suffering for the cause of freedom it's an image he himself has cultivated during the past five months of freedom most recently during a trip to finland on friday i will continue to struggle in order to defend my rights as a citizen as a member of catalan perelman as a president and the fending collective rights of people the people of scotland but on the same day back in madrid the spanish supreme court was issuing a european arrest warrant the charge rebellion connected to his leading role in october's catalan independence referendum. in madrid the news of monza arrest has been largely welcome but there are lingering concerns about the wider political
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damage this continues to inflame and when they demand a i don't agree with the resting politicians for ideological issues i think they should be more concerned with improving their dialogue and communication rather than imposing the law. throughout his self-imposed exile from spain has maintained he would cooperate fully with the relevant authorities that promise is now going to be put to the test as he decides whether to oppose or cooperate with extradition to spain. and we can speak to and the live now in berlin for us when are we expected to find out if push them aunt will indeed be extradited to say. above or he's in detention right now and we he will face a german court tomorrow in the town of in the north of the country near where he was arrested it's largely a formality that proceedings to confirm his identity and also to extend the period of his detention we don't know at this stage whether he will oppose his extradition
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to spain if he agrees to it he could be sent back within a number of days however if he decides to appeal there's a period of some two months in which he can go through that legal process under the terms of european extradition arrangements what we don't know is how he came to be arrested at this time all why he was arrested about one hundred kilometers inside of the german border we've denmark his supporters are asking questions about about how german police knew that he was there at the time we do know that he had been speaking in finland to a group of students and politicians and that he was due to get a flight back to belgium where he had been in self-imposed exile and he instead he got what we believe. was the cough area across the baltic sea into denmark and then across the border to germany where he was arrested if we're going to have
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a little bit of a clue as to what psychologist state of mind is we could look at his twitter feed where he tweeted just this weekend we will fight to the end that would of course be in direct contravention to what he said earlier which is that he would fully cooperate with the authorities on this matter and ever since the spanish ignited that extradition warrant it has been a risk for him in the calendar with the latest from berlin thank you. in syria hundreds more rebel fighters and civilians have been evacuated from eastern huta government forces are close to controlling all of what had been the last rebel stronghold near damascus following a months long offensive just one group that's just islam is holding out and they're believed to be close to a deals in
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a holder is following developments from pay. phones are continuing fighters their family members as well as civilians being bussed out of what was once the rebel controlled enclave of eastern to the rebel controlled province of idlib in the northwest of the country this is part of course of the evacuation deals or what amounts really to a surrender the rebels didn't have much of a choice they were besieged by government forces and there was a relentless bombing campaign that was targeting civilians who were trapped inside so it's not only the fighters who are leaving it is people who are involved in opposition activities media activists people that we've been speaking to telling us that we're only able to pack a few belongings and we're going to the unknown we're leaving behind our homes our lives the well will we be able to to rebuild our lives once again will we be able to return to our homes so these people are really afraid of what comes next because they're going to live which is also not a safe area it is an area which is a target really of the pro-government alliance but the pro-government alliance
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declaring victory as saying that they're clearing the area from what they call terrorists eastern huda has long been a thorn in the side of the government the last major rebel stronghold close to the capital close to the government seat of power there have been numerous attempts over the years to recapture eastern huta but the government lacked the manpower they were busy on many front lines but this time around it was an all out to military campaign and the only choice the opposition had was to surrender. meanwhile turkey's president trichet type at the hun says the town of kalak will be the next target of this cross border campaign in syria turkey says its army and the allied syrian opposition fighters are now in total control of the enclave of three in northern syria they launched a ground offensive against kurdish fighters in the january tens of thousands of people of reporters who fled the assault the turkish military is now sweeping the area for mines and explosives to allow
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a free residents to return. al-shabaab has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that killed thirteen people in somalia several people were also injured in the blast which happened near the parliament in the capital mogadishu the bomb was detonated at a checkpoint after soldiers stopped a suspicious vehicle al-jazeera as a german knew of reports though from mogadishu. and who now. we're here in front of the headquarters of the somalia parliament where a car bomb exploded next to a security checkpoint set up as the first line of security for the parliament at the presidential palace this is the second explosion in mogadishu in the last two the same street which is maca street was hit with an explosion at a different area killing twenty four people and injuring others this is the second explosion. this is despite all the measures taken by the somali government to prevent such bombings which have been happening on
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a routine business as you can see nearby shops have been affected and have been shut down by citizens who fled the scene for safety authorities are present trying to investigate the incident and gather evidence. egypt's interior ministry says police have killed six people who they accuse of being involved in a deadly bombing in alexandria two policemen were killed then at least four others wounded in saturday's assault in the coastal city authorities of blamed the armed wing of the muslim brotherhood for the attack the violence has cast a shadow over preparations for monday's presidential election in. it's going to the u.s. now organizers of the march for our lives campaign say that saturday was the largest gun reform protest in a generation but while people were marching across the u.s. president obama trump was at his holiday home in florida and his twitter feed has been silent on the issue so how much of an impact will this movement actually have on legislation and the gallagher has been taking a look. by any measure the march for our lives protest was
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a success. hundreds of thousands of people came to hear from those whose lives have been touched by gun violence frank decades my community. journalist has become accustomed to this violence. around the world the refrain of never again was heard loud and clear but while crowds gathered close to the white house president donald trump was in florida his twitter account has remained silent on the issue although the white house issued a statement that in part said we applaud the many courageous young americans exercising their first amendment rights keeping our children safe is a top priority of the president's on friday the president signed a bill that includes legislation that aims to strengthen background checks. moved to ban stops which turn rifles into fully automatic weapons are also on the way campaigners say it's not enough the fact that nobody is discussed in the bill they
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don't say the word gun once. what causes all these shootings what's the one thing to tie everything together there's no specific mental health problem that makes all these shootings happen is the weapon and the fact that they aren't taking any action towards it is proof that we need to keep on going my name stephen. marching from my coach chris organizers hope that this is the beginning of a movement but translating never again into significant changes will be challenging former astronaut mark kelly whose wife survived an assassination attempt says it will be a long road ahead i would warn them not to get the scourge you know this is often two steps forward and one step back. the opportunity to talk to a few of them yesterday they have a plan and this is this is not the last you're going to see these kids the protesters that came in may be gone but the list of demands remains banning assault weapons extended magazines and raising age limits will be challenging while the republicans remain in power and the national rifle association continues to wield
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so much influence the next revolution say organizers will be at the polls and al-jazeera washington. still to come here on al-jazeera warnings that the taps could one day be turned off in afghanistan as the forces of nature are mounting a wonder of nature plus. it's two hundred fifty years since the founding of the modern circus i mean god here in the city of birmingham ticcing would say. how i was still got some rather lively shallows across the mediterranean further north this generate dry quiet weather in here because we have high pressure in place so that will keep things as somewhat more settled once the weather though that continues to rumble away across central parts of the mediterranean southern
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areas of italy and see where the balkans three grace still seeing some thunder still a few showers across the western side of the med this nasty little system here that continues spring some lively wanes and some heavy rain and we can see some of the choppy waters continuing around the bay of biscay that will eventually push its way through across the peyronie's into that western side of the matter try to central ira still looking disturbed greece still seeing some wet weather further north quiets and lossie dry ten celsius in vienna and in warsaw double figures here double figures two into that western side of here london then paris getting up to around twelve or thirteen degrees cloud of the ray will drive its way further east which is to go through what shoes day heavy downpours a possibility through the low countries across a good part of france warming up imitate you notice it around twenty degrees celsius nice and pleasant and warm sunshine eventually coming through not too woman algiers on monday forty degrees in the cloud and right it will mount the cheese day
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with a high of sixteen. the consequence of war. ventures and roger shoals he served in the marine corps for. that just doesn't go away. but living out of his truck for the last couple years. as. follows a group of u.s. veterans traumatized by war. as they struggle to get their lives back shelter at this time.
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a reminder now the top stories on al jazeera violence has flared between protesters and police in hostile mona as thousands of people demonstrate against the arrest of former catalan president countless pushed along with the mounties waiting to hear if you'll face extradition to spain after being detained interim. hundreds more rebel fighters and civilians have been evacuated from the syrian region of eastern huta government forces are now close to controlling all of what was once the last opposition stronghold near the capital damascus. has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that's killed at least thirteen people in somalia's capital mogadishu. the united nations is calling for an end to a brutal war on children in yemen it says the number of severely malnourished children there has doubled over the course of the three year civil war it also says
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an additional half a million boys and girls can no longer go to school both saudi arabia and iran back different sides in the conflict have been accused of blocking or delaying humanitarian shipments. unicef. the war on children in yemen. that's the responsibility of the fighting parties that's the responsibility of those who are supporting the fighting parties and to date i have the symbols straightforward request all those fighting or suit or being the fighting parties. how do you think your billions of dollars that your currently investing in warfare how do you think this serves children i can tell you as the children's organization that it doesn't serve a single child in yemen we only need a few hundreds of millions of dollars much much more ensure that children get down
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again that access to that's an illusion that children can go back and children to be safe and can be protected to detroit is is yours make that choice if you want to continue your destroyed children's lives rather convert your spending and make it available to x. the insurance children a bright future. or haven't rights groups are calling for a full investigation into war crimes in yemen they want perpetrators identified and held to account their violations by who the rebels the bombing campaign by the saudi led coalition and armed groups and backed by the us a some of binge of i reports. trainees of the southern belt forces were originally being prepared to fight i feel and then by the in yemen the militia was formed in two thousand and sixteen by the internationally recognized government but since then the security
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bill forces are operating beyond the control of the government of president of the rebel maturer. they're funded and controlled by the united arab emirates along with other groups in the provinces of had remote and. or revenue germany is already divided on sectarian tribal and religious lines there is a fear that parallel security operations would endanger any attempt by the government. to gain strength there's also the lack of accountability in the way these forces have been working human rights watch says security built and how dreamy elite forces have used excessive force during arrests and raids detained family members of wanted suspects to pressure them to voluntarily turn themselves in arbitrarily arrested and detained men and boys the danger in with adults and forcibly disappeared dozens the u.s. as part of the saudi led coalition leads these forces as a counterterrorism effort in southern and eastern yemen that's where groups like al qaeda in the arabian peninsula and i still have roots information obtained by al jazeera suggests an estimated twenty thousand fighters are part of these going to
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terrorism militias rights groups are calling on the newly established u.n. panel of experts on yemen to impartially investigate the patterns of abuse and identify those responsible and mr international believes war crimes have been committed there is absolutely no justification for parties to the conflict to me to be using this at this military target or the fact that they are operating against terrorists and what they call terrorism surely by these rules of the war which have been put in place by marriage or protect civilians the number of those earning a living by enrolling in some security forces has spiked in the last three years. with no peace expected any time soon the war machine is likely to go on with impunity along with disastrous consequences for yemen civilian population. some of the jarvey and that there are protests there is of been on the march in several
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australian cities calling for more tolerance and better treatment of refugees australia resettles thousands of refugees a year but the united nations has criticised its hardline policies designed to deter those fleeing their own countries from looking for a new life in australia. i saw says it was behind the bombing that's killed at least one person in the western afghan city of herat two suicide bombers tried to enter a shia mosque or in security guards opened fire one of them was shot dead and the other blew himself up at least eight others were wounded. now while the government is dealing with its daily security battles in australia bitter in afghanistan rather a bigger threat of water scarcity is looming on the horizon there only do thousands die every year from pour sanitation and unclean water but the glass series of the hindu kush are melting winning afghanistan's only source of clean water could actually be gone in thirty years time tony berkeley has the story from kabul
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the hindu kush mountain range a wonder of nature and the giver of life it has the highest concentration of snow in places outside the polar region and is afghanistan's main source of water but it's under threat there has been a rapid retreat and melting glaciers at the current rate they will disappear by twenty fifty. water the waters of the sources of that is no was alive. so something happened something unfortunate happen of corridors is the loss of human. melting glaciers are not the only problem forty years of conflict and the gleg to taking a toll on an antiquated water and sanitation system just twenty seven percent of the population has access to clean water only twenty percent in rural areas this is the way most of kabul's poor get their water stand pipes open for
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a few hours every day the water system was designed in the one nine hundred eighty s. to cope with a population of a few hundred thousand today nearly six million people live in the capital muscle that says i like that man and i go to school at six o'clock in the morning and when i return i have to carry water buckets to my home up the hillside and for that reason i'm too tired to do my homework. lack of education has led to poor hygiene people deaf occasion rivers and few boil the water they drink most rivers are contaminated every day rule so each flows into the kabul river from six thousand channels and is having serious health consequences twenty five percent of the deaths of children under the age of five are due to what a great drama nation and bad sanitation ten thousand children die every year because of die rule and water borne infection and disease account for more deaths in afghanistan the bombs and bullets forty years ago the population was thirteen million today it is around thirty six million causing a huge thirst but
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a shortage of reservoirs and pumping stations means just thirty percent of water is retained. improvements are being made in kabul this pumping station is part of an eighty million dollars german project to increase the number of connected homes from ten thousand to one hundred thousand more but we still need technical and financial support from the international community and the sectors such as improving water management and for greasing capacity we also need support for exit queuing technical issues you can only supply water if you have it and because of the melting glaciers afghanistan has just over thirty years to come up with a solution to his predicted water loss before nature turns off the tap tony berkeley al-jazeera kabul. more than thirty people have been arrested and bella rusa head of a band march opposition groups are marking the one hundred hundreds anniversary of freedom day and an official holiday celebrating the creation of the bill of russian
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people's republic which existed between one thousand and eighteen and one nine hundred ninety supporters want to return to an independent well abuse they accuse president alexander lukashenko of russified the former soviet republic victims of friday's shooting spree in southern france have been honored at pound sunday mass in the town of club the. families of the victims sat in the front row for the service four people were killed in the attack including police officer ton who offered to take the place of a hostage who was being held inside the supermarket the gunman was shot dead investigators searching his home have found notes referring to weisel salusa. latest salute the self-sacrifice unique to soldiers ready to give their lives for the nation and their fellow citizens
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a life given cannot be lost it transcends hardship and unites us it calls to us to believe that life is stronger than death to believe in hope. and admission of guilt from australia's cricket captain has left fans of the sport in shock and forced the prime minister to intervene steve smith has been suspended and fined by crickets international governing body after confessing that he was involved in both hampering police holen reports. this is the tiny piece of sticky tape that sent shock waves through australia's national sport it seemed completely beyond belief. that the astroid in cricket. had been involved in trade during saturday's play in a test match in south africa a strongly as cameron bancroft was caught on camera placing a small object down his trousers after working on the ball when questioned by umpires he produced
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a sunglasses cloth but later admitted he'd used tape to rub dirt on the ball part of a plan backed by captain steve smith. in the later of the tehran. incredibly sorry. for i guess trying to bring the game into. play the way that we did today roughing up one side of a cricket ball can result in it swinging unpredictably through the air when it's ball towards a batsman ball tampering with an artificial substance is illegal but not new to the game with several big name players penalize in the past cricket's governing body the i say say suspended smith for one game and finding his match fee the sport's chief saying the game needs to have a hard look at itself something south african fans of the test match in cape town seemed cain lee aware of we all know that this been happening for the past years but now we all saw it now every team has been doing it against every other team for so long and with the reverse swing being one of these i think they're trying to get
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every single advantage they can but the problem is they've never really crossed the law and that this latest incident involved a premeditated planned to chase involving the national captain has provoked reaction from all levels of a strongly in society cricket australia has said sorry to fans everybody is gripped with a lot of shy men disappointment at the way our national team has carried on and this is a really the one of the most infamous and darkest days in australian cricket history the test match concluded in cape town with smith removed his captain and david warner as vice captain still there may be greater consequences to come first strongly in cricket holman al-jazeera. lo whole aviation is take another step forward with the first nonstop flight between australia and the u.k. the quantas airline plane from perth landed at london's heathrow airport after a flight of just over seventeen hours it was the first to complete the fourteen and
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a half thousand kilometer journey without a break most flights to australia from australia to europe require at least one stopover in asia or the middle east passengers seemed pleased with the direct flight. really good specs big difference going all the way for you don't stop quite a few fights back with the forwards and i've. spent on the plane of the plane if i it's really good really the biggest problem say that i have a plan. to get good sleep as well over being the first big difference flower lovers from across india are basking in the ambience of asia's biggest ulip garden the indira gandhi garden in indian administered kashmir open to the public on sunday it's a tourist favorite as far as he say thousands visit every year see the colorful homegrown petals more than one million two lives of fifty varieties were planted
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this year the flowers can usually last up to a month unless there is harsh weather more on that and everything else we've been covering on the website. and now a reminder of our top stories violence has flared between protesters and police in barcelona as thousands of people rally against the arrest of former catalan president catalyst the moment which the month was the taint of a european arrest warrant in germany while heading to belgium protesters are rallying in front of the european commission's office in barcelona and it stopped traffic on four major highways push them on fled spain in october after leading any legal referendum once a session spanish authorities want to make little charges of rebellion elect allen has more there is of course on the european extradition treaties a process that has to be followed legally the germans are now determining whether
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everything is in place for that arrest warrant and he if he doesn't appeal will have to be extradited within ten days if he does appeal then we are looking at a process that could last around about two months it would be highly unusual if extradition is refused between two european countries germany does have to decide whether mr putin mom will get a fair trial if he is sent back to barcelona and one would expect that that will be just a formality and that he will in fact be extradited at some point hundreds more rebel fighters and civilians have been evacuated from the syrian region of eastern huta government forces are close to controlling all of what had been the last of rebel stronghold near damascus this follows a months long offensive just one group of josh is holding out and they're believed to be close to a deal. has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that's killed thirteen people in somalia several others were injured in the blast which happened near the call into mogadishu the promos they sneak into
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the checkpoint after soldiers assault a suspicious vehicle. egypt's interior ministry says police have killed six people who very accuse of being involved in a deadly bombing in alexandria two policemen were killed and at least four others wounded in saturday's assault in the coastal city. blamed the armed wing of the muslim brotherhood for the attack. those are the headlines i'm going to have more for you in just under half an hour do stay with us though coming up next it's talk to al-jazeera thank you for watching and hoping for a nice.


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