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oh israeli security forces killed eight palestinians in the second mass border protest in a week. long as we speak of this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up surrounded by supporters brazil's convicted ex-president lula stalls and handing him self over to police bus. nobody has been tougher on russia than i have. another round of u.s. sanctions for russia this time striking out. in a circle. and the white house moves to end the so-called catch and release policy that allows freedom for illegal immigrants while they await a court date. hello
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we begin in gaza where for the second time in a week thousands of palestinians have protested along the sealed border with israel at least eight were killed by the israeli army which fired live rounds into the crowds more than one thousand three hundred fifty more people including six palestinian journalists were injured thirty people have now died since the protests began last friday the israeli army is once again defending its response it says people were trying to come across the border under the cover of smoke from burning tires israel will now prevent any more time as from getting into gaza the palestinian representative in washington has warned the situation in gaza is explosive in the region count afford to wait for a new u.s. peace plan from gaza what are the reports. the black spoke started billowing since early morning as garrison kicked off what was dubbed as the friday after tires and for a second week in a row they took the grievances right up to the fence despite the israeli army
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warning that it won't change its rules of engagement. mainly tear gas and live ammunition sending the protesters running for their lives some of them had mirrors to blind a sniper's position across the fence at least one hundred according to the army and many hurled stones sixteen year old mohammad was among them during the week he goes to school and on fridays during his weekend he comes to the border area on the border but. they fight us with advanced methods we have slingshots and we have stones but they have bombs we want to eat to drink to work but we have no life there is nothing for us here and angry at everything that anger is the main driving force behind these protests have mass and other political faction seeking to gain leverage and israel fearing the demonstrators will storm the fence. throughout the
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year these last three hundred metres leading to the border fence are a no go area for gaza and now this fight the spreads made by israel that it will use exactly the same rules of engagement as it did on the first the protests people came here and that is where most of the casualties happened. at times there was euphoria among the protesters but as they drew closer they were immediately pushed back. and the wailing sirens replaced the charts it's in the afternoon that the tensions were highest hundreds of casualties in just a few hours many here are refugees who were pushed out of their homes by new born israel back in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight going back is a dream passed on from generation to generation omar samad was kicked out from ny today known as ashkelon in southern israel she was a child then and now she's giving support to do you think fighting for her rights
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among can talk to your mom can them about it throughout the year the three hundred meters around the fence are a no go area for gazans despite the threat by israel that they would use the same rules of engagement as they did on the first day people have continued to come here and this is where most of the casualties happen. garrison's frustrated by the never ending blockade know that in the short term nothing will improve for them but by risking their lives at the fence they hope to refocus the world's attention on their plight as perpetual refugees under siege would have been hamid al-jazeera gaza. a former brazilian president luis in the last year moon of the silver has defied a court order to hand him over to police. this was the scene in sao paolo a short while ago supporters rallying in front of the metal workers union building where luna has been holed up since thursday he's wanted by police so he can start
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serving a twelve year sentence for corruption and bribery the dentist is live for us in south parlor so daniel this standoff shows no sign of ending at this point what's happening right now. what we have just heard has in that in the last few minutes that the ruler as he's popularly known here his lawyers have been negotiating with the officials from the prosecuting judge and it does seem as though it's likely to hand him self in later on saturday he's won some kind of i suppose you could call it a humanitarian reprieve early on saturday morning support holding up remembrance ceremony for the late why but it's who died in february of last year she was a very popular figure within those workers' party saluda will attend that ceremony and it does seem as if his lawyers have indicated he will hunt in self in that he will then be taken to the southern city of creek which is where the investigative
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judge the prosecuting judge issued the arrest warrant the deadline initially was about four hours ago which decided not not to meet but he will then go down to could achieve a sale a special cell has been put pads for him that his way. of the beginning of his twelve yeah and one and one month sentence on those corruption charges the judge has said that he won't need to wear the handcuffs that they will still be some dignity for the acts president lula all along has talked about his innocence he has said this is a political campaign against him to try to prevent him from running in the october presidential elections elections which some opinion polls indicate that he would win he's still a very popular figure in brazil he served as president from two thousand and three to two thousand and ten huge figure in latin american politics as well has been receiving messages of support from many ex-president. around lots of america about
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the same time he was saying agreeing with him that this is a political campaign against him many others in brazil saying he was corrupt he's been tried he's been sent. he must now of his time ok a very high drama here in brazil likely to continue into saturday and then we'll see how brazilians react to those who support him those against him there have been some incidents. in the house of one of the supreme court judges attacked roads have been blocked but fairly muted as of now i guess brazilians really just taking in these events and then we'll see what's over the next few days as lula is transported to that southern city of quarter to daniel thanks for that dan you're surely in south. at the united states is striking at russian president vladimir putin's inner circle with another round of sanctions the hit list includes seven of
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the country's most influential businessmen white house says it is responding to what he calls an ongoing pattern pattern of harmful behavior is our white house correspondent kimberly how could it. for weeks relations between the united states and russia have been deteriorating but this time for russian president vladimir putin it's personal and friday the administration of u.s. president donald trump announced its third action in as many weeks against key allies of putin including his own son in law what we would like to see is the totality of the russian behavior change the new u.s. sanctions target thirty eight russian entities seven all of guards are named including putin's personal friend oleg deripaska he's the billionaire founder of em group the largest operator of siberian power plants there a pasta made headlines last year for his reported links to paul mann afford trumps former presidential campaign chair seventeen senior russian government officials
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and one state owned trading company have also been singled out the latest move comes in response to u.s. accusations russia meddled in the twenty sixteen u.s. election its intervention in ukraine malicious cyber activity and its backing of syrian president bashar assad who the u.s. accuses of using chemical weapons against civilians the russian government calls the latest sanctions a mistake and has always denied meddling in any us affairs nobody's been tougher on russia than i have but it took months for trying to get tough on russia he was granted the power by the u.s. congress last summer. but waited until last month to impose sanctions the white house escalated its response weeks later joining nearly two dozen other countries expelling dozens of russian diplomats and closing a russian consulate in seattle the actions were a collective international response to the recent poisoning of
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a former russian spy and his daughter in britain still when asked this week if putin was a friend or foe trump replied we'll find out i'll let you know. i mean it will be a time when i'll let you know you're going to find out very quickly the white house says despite the new sanctions against russia donald trump has invited vladimir putin for a meeting here in the united states time and date still to be determined kimberly helped get al-jazeera at the white house or the former russian spy or the center of a diplomatic row between the u.k. and russia is no longer in a critical condition doctors say surrogate scruples health is improving a month after he and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent in southern england britain blamed russia for the attack but it denies any involvement meanwhile the u.k. foreign office has confirmed scruples niece has been denied a visa to come to britain she was planning to take surrogate daughter yulia back to
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russia the u.s. president donald trump is moving to end the practice known as kanchan release this policy allows immigrants caught in the u.s. without proper documents to be released while the immigration cases play out in the courts a tramp is also asking the defense department for a list of military facilities where detained undocumented immigrants could be held alan fisher has more from washington. donald trump has been talking about catch and release for a very long time in fact since the election campaign what is it well it is the policy of catching illegal immigrants as they come across the border undocumented migrants is another phrase that people use there held by border patrol or immigration officials their names are taken and then they're released until they get a date for their immigration hearing the donald trump has criticized this law in fact in a tweet just a couple of days ago he called it a dangerous liberal democratic war that he wanted to change and actually dates back
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to when george w. bush was in the white house but no donald trump has issued a memorandum to say there must be no more catch and release now add that to the fact that the department of justice has sent out a memo on friday to see that they want a zero tolerance approach to illegal immigration law longer will people because of phone back across the border but they will face the full might of the american legal system for essentially breaking the law by crossing the border illegally and the fact that we know that the white house is sending a number of national guard troops to the border particularly because of this caravan that is heading through central america through mexico towards the border at the moment but generally to help with border security this is donald trump delivering on election promises to get tough on the border and get tough with the issue of illegal immigration all right still ahead on al-jazeera. we have not lost control of the streets i can understand why some people are very worried at the moment planned as police chief on the defensive amid
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a major spike in the city's murder rate. and searching for grace's gold the zimbabwean mine is locked in a battle with the former first lady. from cool brisk knows in few months. to the womb trying groove tubes of southeast asia. the weather said to improve quite nicely across central and southern parts of china over the next dial so still a fair amount of cloud in sea southern pasqua keim northeasterly wind driving through here twenty three celsius in hong kong a few showers into the gulf of tonkin the east will clear through as we go on into sunday say twenty five celsius the in hong kong so getting up into the low twenty's for shanghai top of around twenty two degrees on sunday off name plenty of sunshine to into southeast asia but of course the seasonal showers they continue will be
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downpours there across malaysia some of the lobby right into some macia pushing right up into thailand as i think a fair few big showers still coming down across a good part of thailand as we go through saturday so they should be somewhat drier and brighter showers continuing further south and we could see some rather hefty ones making their way towards indonesia jakarta thirty one degrees celsius just some rather lively showers too into parts of india we have got some warnings in false here certainly plenty of haze around temperatures still getting close to forty degrees in places most likely place where you will see a few shop showers will be into that northeastern corner over the next day or two bright skies for many of the temperatures the thirty eight in new delhi. the weather sponsored by cattle and race. a story fourteen hundred years in the making. a story of succession
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and leadership. tells the story of foundation and the emergence of an empire. the caliph episode one on a jersey that. again you're watching and to see it a reminder of our top stories this hour the israeli army has killed at least eight palestinian protesters and injured more than thirteen hundred in the second week of demonstrations along the gaza border. for brazilian president luis naseer knew that the silver is negotiating his surrender after the fire court order to hand him self
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over to police supporters are rallying in front of the metal workers union building where luna has been holed up since thursday he's been ordered to start a jail sentence for corruption. the u.s. has impose new sanctions against some of president vladimir putin's key allies the white house says the penalties are in response to what russia to moscow's damaging activities that must stop. former south korean president park geun haye is deciding whether to appeal her twenty four year jail sentence she's been convicted of a number of corruption charges a year after being forced from office over a scandal that triggered a massive protests kathy novak reports from seoul this is a scandal that has gripped south korea since twenty sixteen and the nation watched the climax live on television but park in haiti boycotted the trial and wasn't in court to learn her fate but the court sentences the defendant puck and head to
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twenty four years in prison and fines her sixteen point eight million u.s. dollars. fark was found guilty of sixteen of the eighteen charges including abuse of power coercion and of bribery and said to have taken millions of dollars from the country's biggest conglomerates in exchange for favors the corruption scandal sparked months of protests in central seoul culminating in parks impeachment was also found guilty of leaking sensitive information to her long time friend chess and she'll as president park allowed to dictate policy even though she had no official government role the pair was found to have conspired to extort millions of dollars from major companies including samsung in february chair was sentenced to twenty years in prison samsung's air and group leader j. wiley's was tried separately and convicted of bribing pock through payments to foundations check controlled he was sentenced in august to five years in prison
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then released on appeal. some of these protesters pointed to that ruling asking if lee was released why was parked found guilty and been an angry reaction from outside the court from these supporters of park and hey there are conservatives who dislike the current liberal president moon j n and they're demanding parks release. they represent a generation a style just for the time when pox father park chung hee was president he was a military general who came to power in a coup and was eventually killed by an aide a traumatizing event for a young poc and hey. we will keep fighting until there is a new government in power men jane will not let her out we need to fight injustice but the number of park supporters paled in comparison to the hundreds of thousands who regularly turned out for the candlelight protests president moon j in came to office on a liberal agenda promising to stamp out corruption in
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a statement his spokesman said they say history not remembered repeats itself we will not forget today kathy novak al jazeera soul. as in bobby's former first lady grace mugabe is accusing miners of invading her farms to illegally mined for gold it's one of a number of battles she's facing since a husband was forced to resign i don't toss the reports from miles away. this is grace mugabe's farm in missouri just outside the capital harare one of several properties the mugabe family owns. zimbabwe's former first lady says these men recently invaded her property and are illegally digging for gold that belongs to her the men say in fact their families have been working in this area nearly fifteen years. mrs some global just hours away in twenty three thousand here security guards give us four hours to clear out we were told to take all our things
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and leave some of the miners have sued grace mugabe for allegedly calling them thieves and invaders they are demanding a one hundred thousand dollars in compensation mugabe says the intrusion on her land is politically motivated the rights of a person who is so obvious rights in the person who has any rights should be respected in this instance the legal argument that's being put forward is. our client has both the surface rights. and the mineral rights jaring the land reform period in zimbabwe property was seized from white commercial farmers and given to blacks and bobbins people were recent old in this area by government the soil is it to be good for growing and below the surface rich in minerals. the government dismisses my god his claims that she's been victimized i'm not sure way she's being a crybaby and not following the legal process just like everyone else in the court to the courts to tool to ensure that justice is done. for the
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allegation that she is behaving properly and since. he has been lifted off i am not aware of any problems except that she is in dispute with. these miners in villages which is a longstanding dispute it's just one of several controversies facing grace mugabi the police say they are also investigating a case in which she allegedly smuggled two million dollars worth of ivory to bias. overseas then there's the accusation that the ph d. she received four years ago was fortunately obtained the mugabe family took the farm in the early two thousand people living in the area were told to leave since their demagoguery is about disagreements with villages and farmers over the use of the missouri dam and other resources these minus a grace mugabe is no longer the country's first lady and there's not have the political authority to remove them they insist they are here to stay with the grace mugabe likes it or not how to answer al-jazeera. about
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a british police are boosting their presence on london's streets this weekend after a series of stabbings this week about two hundred extra officers will be on patrol a new violent crime task force is also being set up the city's murder rate has risen dramatically over the past two months on thursday alone five stabbings took place in separate locations within a matter of hours we have not lost control of the street so i can understand why some people are very worried at the moment. and particularly in some areas of london we've had some ghastly homicides as you know a petition in the last few days including those of really young people that is bound to be very frightening. the former cattle and leader collars put them on is calling for a guy along with the spanish government after his release on bail in germany preachment was detained last week when he crossed the border from denmark judges ruled the rebellion charge the man faces in spain is not an offense in germany
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dominic kane has more. colors pushed the most surprised everyone by taking a considerable time to actually obtain his freedom to walk out to address the waiting media we had been led to believe would be at some point early in the morning after he would have posted the bail of seventy five thousand euros and agreed to meet the stringent conditions that had been placed on the his release from incarceration here at the prison in no mint but finally once he had complete complied with all the formalities and did emerge from the prison doors and when he did so the message he could he came across to the media with was one of the need for dialogue to resolve this situation. the time for dialogue has arrived we are demanding that day only from the last that she hears and we only received a violin a ripper see if her response no seeing the form of that response he'd
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stein to do politics so carlos has managed to get himself released from the confines of this prison in time where he spent much of the past two weeks since his arrest he says now is the time for political dialogue to try to resolve the crisis and indeed the german government has sent that there needs to be a regional government created in catalonia to help resolve the crisis but for the moment at least the direct future of mr pritchett himself well that's in his hands but it is by no means certain that in getting out of this prison it doesn't mean he might still not end up in a spanish prison sometime soon other u.s. stock market source the losses for the third time this week as the trade fight between beijing and washington steps up china says it is prepared with what it calls a fierce counter strike that's after donald trump threatened to slap another one hundred billion dollars worth of tariffs on chinese imports elizondo reports from
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new york. so is it a trade war or not for wall street on friday the answer to that question didn't matter it's close enough to being one between china and the united states it was enough to send the dow tumbling yet again the third time this week that followed president trump's threat to escalate the dispute even further with an additional one hundred billion tariffs against china on top of fifty billion already proposed china is angry it's made it clear it will fight the u.s. at any cost. we feel the u.s. action is extremely unreasonable the u.s. is seriously misjudged the situation and taking the next either. wrong action the result of this kind of behavior is like picking up a piece of stone and smashing your own foot with it even if the threatened tariffs don't become a reality the rhetoric has left a market volatility in its wake on friday at one point the dow dropped over seven hundred points the us president told
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a new york radio station the proposed tariffs could cause some pain but are needed to help us we've already lost a trade war i'm not saying there won't be a little pain but the market's gone up forty percent forty two percent so we might lose a little bit of it but would have a much stronger country what to a finish and that's what i'm all about the trumpet ministration has various officials giving off different signals just on friday the director of the national economic council said this was not a trade war and there's still plenty of time to negotiate with china before the tariffs go into effect but on the very same day the treasury secretary said the tariff threat could lead to a trade war it's that kind of uncertainty that left the markets tumbling and the white house struggling to defend its actions we know that there could be some fluctuation but at the same time the president has said enough is enough china has to change this illegal and unfair practices. the markets are now closed for the
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week and nobody is clear where they or this trade dispute will lead gabriels on to your. a group of ranger muslims fleeing violence in myanmar have been rescued by an indonesian fishing boat off the western coast of arch a province five people were found but the survivors say at least five others died during the journey hundreds of thousands of rangers have left myanmar since last year to escape a military crackdown a workers on the philippine resort island of boracay say they don't know how they will feed their families after president reagan to turkey announced plans to close the island for six months he says the once pristine location now resembles a cesspool because of overdevelopment tamil and dugan is there. boruc i may be just one of the more than one thousand islands in the philippines but revenues here make
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up more than twenty percent of the total tourism industry in the country we'd spoken to tourists here and many say they don't even notice the political turmoil that the island is facing with the government but local workers here feel differently obviously than than a president deter what's going to happen to us i hope you can help us thousands of us will consider going to be jobless for six months. i hope we don't totally close down the island because so many of us employees will go hungry along with our families president of the good that there does the scribed boracay and they quote a cesspool has ordered his government to close the island for the next six months for rehabilitation that means thirty five thousand workers are expected to lose their jobs and we've spoken to workers who say who would like to know what sort of assistance will they get from the national government or whether they will even
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have a job to return to they also criticized the government for granting two licenses to two chinese mega casinos they say that medical senos like this one have no place in a small island like boracay they demand a plan they say from the government was made drastic measures they say without a long clear policy as to how it wants to end it french company says it's come up with a possible solution to the global water crisis using the some these fears the still water there is unfit for consumption and make it drink about the high temperature inside kills germs and bacteria the invention was inspired by supermarkets salad bowls. our virgin galactic snoo spacecraft has made its first powered flight since the fatal crash of its original rocket ship four years ago the v.s.s. unity took off from california's mojave desert the flight is seen as an important
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milestone in plans to take tourists on trips into space the program was delayed when the company's first spacecraft crashed in twenty fourteen killing the part. i am. this is al jazeera to get a roundup of the headlines the israeli army has killed at least eight palestinian protesters and injured more than thirteen hundred in the second week of demonstrations along the gaza border former brazilian president luis inacio lula da silva is negotiating his surrender after defying a court order to hand himself over to police supporters are rallying in front of a building in sao paolo will lose been holed up since thursday he's been ordered to start a jail sentence for corruption more now from daniel. droolers is popularly known here his lawyers have been negotiating with the officials from the prosecuting judge and it does seem as though it's likely to hand him self in later on saturday
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he's won some kind of i suppose you could call it a humanitarian reprieve early on saturday morning supporters are holding a mass remembrance ceremony for lou the late wife but it's who died in february of last year she was a very popular figure within those workers' party saluda will attend that ceremony and it does seem as though his lawyers have indicated he will hand them self in the u.s. has slapped new sanctions on some of president vladimir putin's key allies they target seven russian businessmen and seventeen senior government officials the white house says the penalties are in response to what it calls moscow's damaging activities and alleged meddling in the twenty sixteen u.s. election u.s. president donald trump is moving to end the practice known as catch and release it allows immigrants caught in the u.s. without proper documents to be freed while the immigration cases play out in court
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and british police a boosting their presence on london's streets this weekend after a series of stabbings in recent days police have held an emergency meeting with community leaders after a dramatic rise in the city's murder rate of the past two months on thursday alone five stabbings took place in separate locations within a matter of hours those are the headlines inside stories next. u.s. president raises the stakes in his trade dispute with china he's also threatening to take aim at europe it may be just
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a negotiating position but it also raises the question.


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