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president donald trump ramps up the rest threat warning russia of an imminent u.s. strike in response to the alleged gas attack in syria. and the armor of a live from doha also coming up algeria begins three days of national mourning off the country's worst plane crash kills more than two hundred and fifty people plus. celebrations in azerbaijan the presents it winds and all of time and of course that by the opposition. we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility and that was a big mystery to the ball gets a rough ride on the final day of the herring interface but bridge.
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president donald trump has warned syria's ally russia that missiles are coming and his response to the specter of chemical strike in duma near the capital damascus moscow has hit back saying america should target terrorists not the syrian government. general has called on the security council to prevent the situation spiraling out of control white house correspondent. this is how the united states responded to last year's nerve agent gas attack in qana by attacking a syrian air base with tomahawk missiles and it's how the u.s. may act again a little truck displayed the syrian government for a recent suspected chemical attack outside damascus with their troops on the ground in syria he's also accusing russia of complicity for supporting president assad in
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a series of two. it's a wednesday morning president donald trump warned missiles will be coming and taunted get ready russia because they will be coming nice and new and smart russia has proven themselves to be responsible in part for this they guaranteed that the use of chemical weapons by syria would not happen again they failed at that russia shot back in the war of words with trump it says there's no proof a chemical attack occurred on facebook the russian foreign ministry spokeswoman posted smart missile should fly towards terrorists and not towards the lawful government which has been fighting international terrorism for years it will be met and it will be met forcefully for days trump has been meeting with top military leaders and advisors. clued in on wednesday with defense secretary general james mattis we're still assessing the the intelligence ourselves and our allies were still working on this. there are also reports a u.s.
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navy carrier task force led by the u.s.s. harry truman is sailing towards the region tops also been conferring with world leaders like french president bakr all and british prime minister theresa may. it's an astonishing and confusing wrapping up of rhetoric for a president who said just a week ago that he wants to get out of syria what is clear is it appears the united states is determined to hold those responsible for the suspected attack accountable can really help get al-jazeera at the white house. has more now from the reaction from moscow. well the russian response to escalating tensions around syria is to say don't do anything that would destabilize the country any further door trumps tweets seems to be
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a direct response to something that the russian ambassador to lebanon said recently in an interview to a hezbollah controlled t.v. channel which was essentially that if there was a u.s. military strike against syria in any form then russian air defense systems would shoot u.s. missiles out of the sky and hit back against the launch sites of those missiles now he seems to be slightly misquoting something that the russian chief of general staff general gerasim off said about a month ago which was that if russian personnel russian infrastructure was threatened by u.s. strikes in syria then there would be such a response so we don't quite know whether this misquoting was intentional or not but the russian general response to all this has been not really to take donald trump's bait the foreign ministry says that any u.s.
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missile should be targeted at the terrorists in syria not as the foreign ministry puts it the legitimate governments assets governments and the kremlin has said rather dismissively that russia does not deal in twitter diplomacy that they are more serious in their approaches. the world health organization is demanding immediate unhindered access to confirm reports that more than five hundred people in duma showing signs of having been exposed to chemical weapons and says its partners on the ground in duma have reported symptoms that include difficulty breathing and destruction to the central nervous system. that has more on the situation in duma from gaziantep near the tacky syrian border. it's a strange wait inside syria where air strikes or missile strikes by the united states are imminent people on the ground in the seized area of where this chemical attack on saturday but they have been telling us about their difficulties and their
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suffering not moving the moving image is only getting worse after this attack and this rhetoric that's been ratcheting up between the united states and russia fighters on the ground are not actually hopeful by anything that will be moving after these strikes because they say this is not the first time that the united states will be carrying out these strikes and they say that the united states will be warning the russians in advance of how and where it's going to hit them so it is a very strange wait for them dearly for the u.s. president is tweeting about his attack he's saying that it's going to be shining in new missiles that the russians are going to face inside syria but yet he's going to warn them in advance as well on the ground inside duma more people have been able to leave today allowed five thousand people left for another northern part of syria people have been besieged there for years and activists on the ground are saying that all with all of this rhetoric the suffering of the people inside syria or the
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fate of the assad government which has been carrying out attacks with impunity is not going to change but as a former u.s. ambassador to syria he says there should be more evidence that the syrian government launched a chemical attack before america proceeds with a military response. there is an agreement that the organizations who are prevention of chemical weapons should go will go to syria with the support of the syrian authorities. but then organization is not about to assign blame it will report back on the. whether there is evidence of the use of chemical weapons but they will not so we need to i don't know the state of planning in washington but it does seem that they the more facts of who did what. we were worthy of the impact was was felt in the in duma president mccrone wants to be involved in the whatever actions. prime minister may choose where didn't work
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on the missions so we heard. they are supportive but this. is certainly deserved for certainty before actually other victims of last month's suspected nerve agent attack in the u.k. city of souls playmate her first public statement since leaving hospital u.k. government accuses moscow of being behind the attack on former russian spy service cripple and his daughter yulia that statement issued by british police celia says she doesn't want any russian embassy service says she also says her cousin in russia victoria's couple has been trying to visit is not welcome in the u.k. and does not speak for her nor her father algeria is observing three days of mourning after a military plane crash near the capital out is killing everyone on board most for military personnel but the dead also include dozens of refugees one hundred has
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more. two hundred fifty seven people were on board the military aircraft it went down shortly after takeoff crashing near a military airport south of l.g. is the defense ministry says many of the passengers was soldiers some of them accompanied by their families a number of people survived this family was among those being treated hurt when the plane crashed into a field close to where he was working. i could see that as soon as the plane took off it started falling the plane flew over my head and came really close the wing clipped me as i was jumping to get out of the way then it burst into flames i've survived by the grace of god the military aircraft was on its way to the algerian region of bash it stopping all fintan dove it's a region on the border with the disputed territory of waste in sahara thousands of whiston sahara and have sought refuge there the policy area front
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a group that's been fighting for the independence of western sahara sit in a statement that city of the passengers will whiston so hiren's hitting back after getting medical treatment and now g. is the aircraft was a soviet designed to military transport plane the crash is likely the worst in algeria is aviation history made in the hond al-jazeera. saudi arabia says it's intercepted a ballistic missile fired from yemen over the capsule riyadh and c. fighters claimed responsibility for the attack through a twitter account associated with the rebels they say they were targeting the saudi defense ministry there were no reports of damage saudi arabia also shot down two unmanned drones that he forces say were aimed at riyadh's oil facilities. that are you know many of these advancements showed the capabilities of the cooties this is what changed the equation in the rules of the political game and also managed to change the strategy of defense that's what we've noticed these missiles can
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determine the targets coordinates and hit them accurately. meanwhile the yemeni national army has recaptured the coastal city of mehdi from who's the rebels it follows a three day operation backed by a saudi led coalition more than ten thousand civilians have died in yemen civil war since two thousand and fourteen azerbaijan's president has won a fourth consecutive term in a snap election that was boycotted by the main opposition parties have claimed victory in a televised address after taking eighty six percent of the vote barca reports. he's laid azerbaijan since two thousand and three and now in president for another seven years. there were multiple candidates in the race but only ever one front runner politics in azerbaijan is a family affair leaves wife was made first vice president last year. succeeded
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his father haider president in the early ninety's the former k.g.b. general clamped down hard on opponent while at the same time opening up the country's huge energy reserves to international companies. this one's crumbling post soviet republic is now one of the world's fastest growing economies balancing relations with azerbaijan's former soviet moscow russia and the west this country is one of the main partner of the repeal union from the point of fuel energy security but at the same time this country. between russia and iran these folks smart foreign policy helps as a bridge on to have good relations with only worse i but the economic boom hasn't benefited all many people struggle on low incomes have made growing inequality. and this is what happens to antigovernment protesters. leading opposition parties
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boycotted the election accusing him of vote rigging and nobody can speak out in the ways that challenges the government and not face consequences and that means freeways are either in prison or outside that was there by john where they keep quiet to many azerbaijan is a post soviet poster child an international player the host of major cultural and sporting events but it is to this day the only former soviet republic to witness the rise of a ruling in a city as the nation gets richer one family the only arabs remain firmly controlled . al-jazeera. so has helen alex's. been nationalist says he's proud of his war crimes and sentenced to ten years in jail plus the i do it all of us and also. to serve that actually show by thousands of afghan
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refugees are fleeing the country and heading to techie. it is still much colder than it should be the good part of the us and canada that gray hints at where the coldest weather is this streak of whites has been given storm was a cold front still me weather in southern florida and still coming into the west wall cloud from the pacific meeting up with cold air once more so winter has apparently not disappeared now the dump to come all the way down through the california rockies in the next day or so and then spread fingers across the plains states to was illinois once again so you were lined develop that's the real cold out this is rather mild but honestly like a fool should to you toronto down to five degrees chicago is at ninety that is some
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improvement at least but think here in canada you'll be disappointed now said this is a cold front and that's been story weather in florida the same storms have been sparked near cuba you might see them in the next day or so because the front is still around so the bahamas probably cuba the potential for shout of bigger ones has by year or two and we've seen them developing recently in mexico they're fading away now but on the pacific coast of costa rica and panama showers seem quite possible. stories of life. and spurring. a series of short documentaries from around the world. that celebrate the human spirit. against the arts.
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al-jazeera selects hunted. your chances there has reminder of our top stories this hour the white house says all options are on the table for u.s. response to saturday's suspected chemical attack in syrian town of duma those tweets by donald trump warning the syrian government's main ally russia to get ready for missiles to be fired. algeria has announced three days of mourning after a military plane crash killed two hundred fifty seven people went down shortly
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after taking off from before a military airport in the capsule out most of the dead were soldiers and their families. and president has secured a fourth consecutive term in a snap election boycotted by the main opposition parties but most ballots counted as eighty six percent of the vote a televised address to tame fitri and thank people for their support and just. have a mass as politician no voice live special has been sentenced to ten years in prison for committing crimes against join the balkan wars in the one nine hundred ninety s. so shell was initially acquitted by a u.n. court but that verdict has now been partially overturned so has more he had spent more than eleven years at the hague taking a belligerent stand at the tribunals investigating war crimes in the former yugoslavia it. is a man without remorse. the so be an ultra nationalist was acquitted two years ago
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of committing crimes against humanity but on wednesday a un court reversed that decision. on the finance minister of socials criminal responsible and imposed a sentence of ten years in prison in absentia. despite the court's verdict he remains unrepentant speaking from belgrade after the ruling shesh l. told al-jazeera that he would do it all over again. or preparing to be even more active in political life preparing to repeat all my war crimes and crimes against humanity. amid the bloodshed of the war shesh else extremis politics played a role in inflaming the persecution and violence against non serbs in the former yugoslavia an attempt to fulfill his vision of a greater serbia his original trial was beset with histrionics and delays and he was eventually granted provisional release but being diagnosed with cancer.
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returned to his home in belgrade his popularity boosted and he teamed up with political allies that shared his pro russian extreme nationalist views. in the supporters turned out in droves for his rallies i shall has described the latest ruling as illegal maybe little appetite to indulge his continued presence on serbia's political stage serbia is seeking membership of the e.u. a move he's basically opposed to sony vaio al-jazeera of almost senior chinese official who was once a major candidate for a leadership position is on trial for corruption so john ties one of the most high level politicians to be charged under president xi jinping anti corruption crackdown his accuser trick taking bribes and abuse of power between two thousand and two and two thousand and seventeen before is expelled son was the youngest member of the politburo made up of ruling communist party's top members. here's
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republican house speaker paul ryan says he won't run for re-election he will serve out his current time before retiring in january ryan's announcement follows a series of regional election wins for democrats and mounting republican concerns about holding on to that majority in the house of representatives donald trump's choice for the next u.s. actually of say says to begin his confirmation hearing later on thursday might pompei was the director of the cia when president selected him to replace rex tillerson state department correspondent profiles the man who some critics say is the wrong person for the job. confirmation hearing day is at hand for the cia director michael pollan peo on town to become the next u.s. secretary of state for thirty years. some say if confirmed pompei o eagerly will embrace president donald trump's america first
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approach to foreign policy that he's a kind of guy that approaches the world thinking about how to use force and how to use coercion before he thinks about how to use diplomacy and that's you know mr secretary of state is america's first diplomat so it's concerning to me. as cia director pompei o has been skeptical that negotiations will lead north korea. to abandon its nuclear weapons program even as trump prepares for a key meeting with kim jong un in the coming weeks. during his time as a congressman called the iran nuclear deal terrible and wants the u.s. to walk away from it and he has long accused muslims and arabs of being security threats a belief after this say disqualifies pompei o from serving as the country's lead diplomat if confirmed as our next secretary of state mr pompei i would infuse u.s. foreign policy with his view that muslims are
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a monolith against which america must fight but others say views won't matter to middle east leaders who are more concerned in getting weapons and political legitimacy from washington but could be problematic for pompei o is his willingness to attack moscow's behavior in syria in ukraine and in cyberspace something donald trump has up until recent days been reluctant to do here's what pompei o said last month about vladimir putin he continues to view the greatest. the greatest failure of the last century japan the dissolution of the soviet union he is. bent on returning the former soviet union to its greatness and glory but john glaser of the cato institute says knows how to stay in his boss's good graces he knows how to talk in a way that doesn't offend trump and he knows how to bolster trump's sort of attitude
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and confidence it's unlikely the u.s. senate will reject pomp ailes nomination ultimately it's worth recalling that he will be advancing donald trump's view of the world not his own rosalyn jordan al-jazeera washington. facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg faced more tough questions on the final day of testimony about the massive breach of users private data the thirty three year old billionaire apologized several times facebook has been in the spotlight off the personal information of eighty seven million users was harvested by political consultants in cambridge and. it's clear now that we didn't do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm as well and that goes for fake news foreign interference in elections and hate speech as well as developers and data privacy we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility and that was a big mistake it was my mistake and i'm sorry i started
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facebook i run it and at the end of the day i'm responsible for what happens here david mackay but as a technology reporter at axelsson online news magazine he says the big question is whether. or change his approach to how he runs facebook what we saw at these hearings was that he is resistant to changing the overall business model of facebook which is based entirely on the harvesting of user data and taking that data to help target ads he has said the company is open to regulation you still have some very vague ideas but certainly he did not get behind some sort of sweeping regulation of facebook that i think some critics of the company would like to see but it's not clear that there is the appetite for that even in congress let alone at facebook and in silicon valley you know i think our morning shows from coverage of the lawmakers that they're not any closer really to regulation of facebook i do think that they do they put facebook on notice they essentially said
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clean up your act or we might have to come in and clean it up for you. demonstrations in the central african republic of laid bodies outside the u.n. mission building in the capsule bungie to protest an operation against all md groups in a largely muslim neighborhoods the red cross removed the bodies which had been wrapped in sheets or plastic and laid out on the back ground at least twenty one people were killed in the u.n. operation in the main muslim p.k. five community memorial service is being held in south africa for the woman many called the mother of the nation thousands attended the ceremony for when he met a. mandela in sweater where she lived and fought against apartheid the activist and former wife of south africa's first black president nelson mandela died last week at the age of eighty one when he was known for her uncompromising methods during the struggle. man was government has sought to reassure him to refugees in bangladesh saying their repatriation is a priority social welfare and so when all is in bangladesh for three days he is the
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first senior official to visit for him to refugees who fled to cults as bizarre to escape a crackdown in state i really appreciate the government. here and now you can be very sensitive and we. already knew about these conditions and the police the. process. to see if. all the difficulties. yes they want to yeah yeah we're trying trying to have this season should be good if you have. these. more than twenty thousand afghans have illegally trying to enter turkey vajra wrong over the past three months adding to the one hundred seventy
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thousand already there now turkey has stepped up efforts to send them back home to home stories about their treacherous journeys in search of a better life. it's been a long journey their feet are swollen. these afghan boys how well tore three hundred kilometers since entering turkey. having left families behind they hope for a better and safer life here. that we've been travelling for seventeen days walking for twenty two hours nonstop i mean we have some bread water and a few shirts and our bags. they don't have passports or other forms of identification if they're lucky they won't get caught by the police to reach their friends and relatives in ankara or istanbul undocumented afghans are brought to this reputation center that hosts around one thousand five hundred refugees and deported following legal proceedings. one of them is all the c.r.a. who is staying at the center where the sister mahnaz believe they are just one type
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tacking our universities and therefore my mother said to him don't go in your research. so they are far left. behind us tell us how they are shop and their families were attacked one through four was covered this is an act that is off you can leave no more than thirteen five and you have the advantage that it's not all the problems of violence in forfeiting education that they face drugs are also a major issue i think in that the boys to join taliban and yes they drive all of us and also to to sell their actually ship for that they traveled with hooman traffickers from afghanistan to iran's northeastern city of measured and to the capital before reaching turkey through mountainous roads inside covered trucks. there are one hundred seventy thousand afghan refugees who have registered with the un in turkey about twenty thousand of them came through iran in the first three
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months of this year alone it's a new migration way for the turkish authorities most of them are young men under twenty five but turkey is already hosting at these three point five million syrians and doesn't want another refugee influx many of these afghan refugees stay they do not want to go back to their country because of unemployment and threats of violence on troops like the taliban and ourselves but they can't stay in turkey either because many of them do not have legal recognition unlike refugees from syria yeah because of the lot we're only here for work we already paid all our money to the human traffickers we don't have a government that would pay this money back to us because they should rather kill us instead of sending us back to what these men they were difficult journey has come to an end they're being put on charge to planes back to afghanistan and their dream for a better future least for now over see them kosovo al-jazeera is to
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turkey. now is out there these are all top stories the white house says all options are on the table for u.s. response assassinates suspected chemical attack the syrian town of duma it was an earlier tweet by present donald trump warning the syrian government's main ally russia to get ready for missiles to be fired. we're maintaining that we have a number of options and all of those options are still on the table final decisions haven't been made yet on that front mean anything at all what do you mean it certainly means i think there's a lot there that you can read from but at the same time the president has a number of options at his disposal in all of those options remain on the table and we're continuing to look at each one of them meanwhile the world health organization is demanding immediate unhindered access to confirm reports that more
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than five hundred people in duma showing signs of chemical weapons exposure. the daughter of the former russian spy who was poisoned along with her father last month made her first public statement since leaving the hospital in a statement issued by the british police yulia script pal says she wants no help from the russian embassy u.k. government accuses moscow being behind the suspected nerve agent attack on surrogate script and his daughter algeria has announced three days of mourning after a plane crash killed two hundred fifty seven people the military plane went down shortly after taking off from military airport near the capsule algiers the government says most of the dead were soldiers and their families is thought to be algeria its worst ever disaster in the world's deadliest plane crash since two thousand and fourteen azerbaijan's president has won a fourth consecutive term in a snap election that was boycotted by the main opposition parties. have claimed victory in
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a televised address off taking eighty six percent of the votes facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg faced more tough questions on the second day of his testimony about the massive breach of uses private data facebook has been in the spotlight after the personal information of eighty seven million users was harvested by the political consultants in cambridge analytic. there's i had lines back with more news a.j. selects hunted. i am doing this hold the benefit of saddam people so bad they see the importance of. witness documentaries that open your eyes at this time on al-jazeera.


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