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demanding freedom for political prisoners thousands in barcelona rally against the jailing of nine council on leaders accused of rebellion. hello i'm daryn jordan this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up fact finding mission international chemical weapons inspectors are now on the ground in syria i've been to get to the truth behind the gas attack in duma. anger in india after the rape and murder of two young girls protesters are accusing the government of not doing enough to keep women safe. rising sea levels are creating some of the world's worst climate migrants in senegal.
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thousands of people are protesting in barcelona against the jailing of nine catalan separatist leaders for their role in last year's succession referendum spain wants to put them on trial in rebellion charges catalonia has been in political limbo since spain took over. regional government following its independence declaration last year. when tracking those protests in barcelona. this is a cold shower just full of those imprisoned showed not just by really kind of supporters but also by politicians leading trade unions as well they say it's a chance they were pressing tactics used by the spine of the state to learn you still want to direct route from madrid but there is recently this i think about that this itch crisis really has not moved on much since that in fact there have been i can say shows that spain has to correctly into feed with trying to
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provide some form some legal way for the catalan leadership to be able to aid because prices for example one of the political leaders just such an m.p. is still in prison he has not been allowed out to be able to have an investigation he's and he made formally the president of catalonia if this crisis continues until the end of may then there will be no other option but to hold elections is something which the catalog. leaders are trying to hold off on again but feelings are not playing away there is an impasse here at this moment on the spanish government is really doing its best to strong arm what it can do using all its tactics to be able to double down on the capital on supporters. a day after western countries launched a coordinated attack on syria's chemical weapons facilities the government has launched a renewed offensive in rebel held areas multiple air raids and artillery units of
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target in several villages in northern homs province airstrikes have also hit the town of habit in the in the countryside. inspectors from the international chemical weapons watchdog are now in syria to investigate. suspected attack near the capital more than forty people died in. that was eight days ago syrian government forces say they've now retaken the area as the last rebel fighters leave al-jazeera reports. it's being described as the biggest victory for syrian president bashar assad since the start of the conflict eastern who has returned to state control after almost six years for weeks the enclave on the doorsteps of the capital damascus came under heavy fire hundreds of civilians were killed the pro-government alliance was also accused of using chemical weapons in the main town of duma before the last rebel group surrendered the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons is sending a team to the site to investigate those claims the u.s.
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and its allies didn't wait for the organizations findings they said they had their own evidence and launched air strikes targeting syria's chemical weapons facilities . the strikes were not about threatening bashar assad's hold on power but since the bombings the message from the government has been one of defiance its army says it is preparing for more offensives the priority seems to be clearing the remaining territories outside government control near the capital. in southern damascus a number of districts are under a government siege centered on yarmuk some neighborhoods there are controlled by others by opposition fighters the rebels also control areas of countryside in the central province of homs territory in the western region close to the damascus homes highway parts of the southern province of daraa the northwestern province of idlib desert territory close to the iraqi jordan border elsewhere under the control
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of u.s. backed syrian democratic force rebels is the kurdish area while the region west of the euphrates river is under the control of turkey back to rebels. the government's priority now is to clear areas around damascus or what it calls useful syria because the location is strategically so important russian and syrian military officers have been reaching out to some rebel factions who are already under siege giving them the choice to accept state rule or surrender if they don't want to face an offensive in it live however there has been no offer of reconciliation there are warnings of a humanitarian disaster if there is an offensive there it's the most densely populated rebel held area some two million syrians live there almost half displaced from towns recaptured by the government iran a backer of the syrian government says it could be the next target but. which is
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the border with jordan the government has been trying to penetrate rebel defenses for some time now. the u.s. led strikes have not changed anything and threats of further actions by western powers are confined to the use of chemical weapons the syrian government still has the upper hand and it's pushing ahead with its military solution to the conflict. beirut saudi arabia's king solomon says he rejects u.s. president donald trump's plan to move the american embassy to jerusalem washington's close allies hosting the annual summit of the arab league king solomon also spoke about what he called blatant interference from iraq and arab affairs the two countries are locked in a proxy war in yemen and back opposing sides in the syrian conflict there's been a wave of protests in several indian cities against sexual assault and triggered by the rape of two young girls in one of them a politician's been arrested on charges of raping a teenager and the other eight men have been jailed for the gang rape torture and
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murder of an eight year old girl in indian administered kashmir. the arc the family has started a movement in india muslim nomads from indian administered kashmir they are the poster family for an epidemic of sexual abuse against girls and women michael data but he hopes noted that she was a very beautiful and clever girl she was pretty why was she killed for what reason refreezes is the mother of eight year old a c for police charges released this week saying see for was abducted in january by eight hindu men including police offices and rape for six days before she was killed on. everyone knows the details about the case now and even god knows these perpetrators must be asked why they killed such an innocent soul and it must be investigated. india's ruling b j p has defended the investigation into a seafoods death after the officer in charge took bribes to protect her killer. but
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activists saying the government is apathetic towards sexual abuse and that has created a culture of impunity in india. proteus which northern india after a sci fi story was shared and they grew on saturday when b j p lawmaker called it saying single was a receipt for the rights of a teenage girl the alleged assault happened nine months ago but he was only charged after the victim seizure cell phone fire. go back just a few years to twenty twelve and mass demonstrations gripped india when twenty three year old joseph singh was gang raped and tortured on a bus in delhi who did secure violence in india out of the shadows this week prime minister in a ranger modi trying to get ahead of a fresh wave of fury if some. if there still as a society as a country we are all ashamed of it in any part of the country or in any region
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incidents like these shake human sensitivities i want to assure the country that no corporate will be spared on the hills of indian administered kashmir modi's words mean little to eight year old saima she has lost a plane makes what. she misses a c. for a lot she tells us she misses her every day yet impunity apathy exploitation would simon doesn't understand that little girls in india pay the price for them all the same. one day she took out horses to graze and someone killed her her body was found a week later they didn't allow us to bury her there she was buried in another place with the sea for gone now she takes the horses to grace shallot palace al-jazeera in southern yemen they've been protests against the appointment of the former president's nephew as military commander demonstrators in thai is accused of being
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a murderer they say he should be tried for human rights violations he's been appointed to lead the fight on yemen's west coast with the backing of a saudi led coalition somali officials have prevented a plane from the united arab emirates from taking off they want to check the cargo on board before letting the military personnel on board leave and only then after getting some of the military equipment removed from the hold mom the dough reports . in somalia just security staff stop this united arab emirates from living in the country after a military instructors on board refused to have their luggage starched. airport officials insisted all heavy bags be checked resulting in a tunnel it was both clear what their baggage contained. in a lot of my balls this is a clear indication that relations between the two countries are going from bad to worse politically speaking the situation is headed for. the somali government has
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filed complaints against the u.s. . and internationally. last week the somali government seized almost ten million dollars in sealed bags from the u.a.e. royal jets at mogadishu international airport and the government was. confiscating cash for. disher and quarterly payments of troops. has been training and sustained. between mogadishu and up with that we have been frosty since june last year when we're going to should resist that pressure from the u.a.e. and so did it. ties with qatar and joined the blockade they imposed on qatar the disagreement between somebody and the u.a.e. sent us around two deals abu dhabi is building a must have ministry base in the strategic paul tunneled but it better in some of them which wants to break away for the u.a.e.
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better but it is conveniently close to yemen where it's part of the city led coalition fighting iranian backed both that rebels the divide based company d.p. world is also taking over the port in but better some relatively small pool to exports livestock to the middle east and imports food and other items all that set to change now as d.p. while say six prepared to spend up to four hundred forty two million dollars to develop the port for somaliland the dubai ports deal is not only a financial windfall but also a vote of confidence that is a major problem for somalia which view somaliland as its solvent at a three hundred zero zero plus also to come here not just here including our u.s. trade tariffs on china could affect its recruiting beef industry. lawrence lee in manchester where scientists are using the one the material known as graphene to
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help find a solution to the world's water crisis. hello the rain in the last four five days has moved south through china and the big white tops which is discrete areas of thunderstorms that they've been moving through as well so near hong kong some somebody reached in twenty four hours days and i'm told that of course some local flooding that you expect in spring if there is in the showers or the rain is going to develop it further down the coast from hong kong possibly even in northern vietnam where as the winds converge that have a hint there are significant rain for a while in northern vietnam showers in india by contrast are more of a rarity we might see some pretty bushes ones in bangladesh or in the northeast of india even some cloud showing in afghanistan come into northern pakistan otherwise the regularities showers in the sax sri lanka southern india everywhere in between
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as you well know hot stifling an increasingly houses before the monsoon finally bursts forty two in the pool by tuesday an area of she's rather bereft of water at the moment there we see some decent sandstorms thunderstorms hail showers in the last two weeks throughout the region but instead whenever you see cloud in the forecast you've got to think something's going on it's quite possible that all monday will see once again a few thunderstorms develop and the increasing breeze in the south suggests it will be rather dusty around the southern gulf states. when the winning the will of the people hinges on the mass media. machine it's going to overdrive. just. influencing. we just don't know yet where the lines will be drawn between what can be said and
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what constitutes that. some journalists decided to sacrifice their integrity for outside polling the media opinion the listening post base time on al-jazeera. welcome back a quick recap of the top stories here on al-jazeera thousands of people are protesting in barcelona in spain they're angry of the jailing of nine cattle and separatist leaders for their role in last year's a session referendum spain wants to put them on trial on the billion charges. representatives of the global chemical watchdog are in syria trying to find out if there's been a chemical attack in duma inspectors from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons are expected to visit the site of the suspected gas attack that
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killed more than forty people. and thousands of people marching in several cities across india against sexual assault of young girls a politician has been arrested and charged for raping a teenager in the other eight men have been jailed for the gang rape torture and murder of an eight year old girl in indian administered kashmir. now senegal's historic coastal city of sound louise at the risk of disappearing due to rapidly rising sea levels houses in the former capital and now you ask a world heritage site are already being swallowed up by the ocean leaving hundreds of people homeless because hawk reports. when the tide is out what is left of his home resurfaces. this is where the kitchen was he tells his side. he shows him his grandparents bedroom. and the living area where they would all watch t.v. together the ocean swallowed the two story house i do shared with his ten relatives
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. it's a series of bad storms that destroyed the homes on the coast over the years the ocean keeps pushing forward they live on the brink in an archipelago barely one meter above sea level so louis was once france's colonial capital in africa now and tens of thousands of its residents have been displaced due to natural processes and human intervention. on a visit in february the president of france promised millions of dollars to save this unesco world heritage site and its inhabitants saying climate change was to blame for the destruction that forced france were urgently invest in the coastal marine life to help and protect its preservation macky sall has begun their business program in the north to put up stone along the coastline in two thousand and three senegalese engineers dug a small canal in one of the islands facing the ocean thinking it would help evacuate flooded waters from the city center instead it made it worse the five meters wide canal is now five kilometers long. the city council is building in bank
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meant made out of stone and metal people here say it will be no match to the force of the ocean that has already destroyed concrete homes their fear is that the rate at which the ocean is rising here it's just a matter of decades before they were hoods of this ancient city vanish under the water. displaced families are really committed to these makeshift tents on the edge of this a house. the rising temperatures and lack of water make it impossible to grow any food and so some have left the camp. not war or poverty but the changing climate they travel through the sahara desert and across the mediterranean to europe adding to the hundreds of millions of climate refugees now on the move in search for
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a safe place to live. nicholas hark al-jazeera senegal. water scarcity is one of the biggest problems facing humanity over the next few decades the u.n. estimates that in thirty years a quarter of the world's population will lack access to clean water some countries are already dealing with severe shortages or status in britain say they may have come up with a solution laurence leamer reports from manchester. it may only be one and something invisible to the eye but the graphene layer wrapped inside these two can help provide clean water to the planet. the mesh around its tiny holes act as a filter bacteria and other nasty bits in the dirty water are trapped in the graphene layer and drinking water comes through the other side and it gets blocked by the christian pure water can come you so effectively to see it. turn graphene into a shield like this and run salt water through it the salts molecule stick and h two
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o. passes through graphene can desalinate sea water as well we recently sold it stephanie possible to remove iowa. which was a very important step but now we need to reproduce stalls results on a very large scale this is probably going to take at least five years i think. in many ways it appears to be the breakthrough the world's been waiting for cities like cape town face potentially catastrophic water shortages desert occasions through climate change water borne diseases the problems are so well known yet solutions remain elusive that's partly because desalination and other filtration process is a currently slow and expensive once the graphene solution is scaled up to industrial levels it may hold the prospects of revolutionizing the availability of clean water they can or gee this one for example have a big role to play they can reduce the cost of water distribution water treatment a lot. and it can really help water companies governments much of
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a them to provide water for cheaper to the citizens it won't be enough but it can play a big role. as ever though much of the potential success of graphene will be wrapped up in politics people living in gaza for example rely on desalinated water and lay their hopes on israel and the united nations for solutions technological advances and political will and the same thing people ready had queries from people in cities like cape town wondering how quickly they can get hold of their own personal water filtration system so there's no doubting the urgency of the need but it is as good an example as you can find of the way in which technology is now on the point of being able to overcome some of the planet's most difficult public health problems florence li al jazeera and manchester. police in france arrested sixty three people in two cities following protests against president emanuel macros proposed labor law changes police use water cannons to disperse protesters and not demonstrators are angry it changes. to conditions for rail workers they were joined
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by squatters from an abandoned airport site near by the interior minister has called for calm and other rallies planned and western france on sunday. tens of thousands of protesters marching to hungary's capital budapest against what they say was an unfair election won by prime minister viktor orban he won a landslide victory last sunday for third term after a campaign dominated by strong and immigrant message demonstrators want a recount a free media a new election rules. voting is underway in montenegro as presidential election longtime leader miller djukanovic has never lost an election in his favorite to win he and his ruling democratic party of socialists have dominated politics more than twenty five years he favors closer ties with europe rather than traditional ally moscow last year the country went against russia and joined nato. fighters disguised as un peacekeepers have attacked a un base in mali killing one peacekeeper and injuring ten french soldiers the
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attack happened on saturday in the northern city of timbuktu fighters wearing blue helmets entered the camp and exploded two suicide car bombs and fired dozens of rockets one of the vehicles have been disguised as a mali a military vehicle there was no immediate claim of responsibility now in brazil thousands of protesters in rio de janeiro are demanding answers after the killing of a city council last month mariella franco and her driver were shot dead the activists defended the rights of minorities and criticize the army for taking of a police in the city but so far nobody's been arrested supporters say she was the target of a political assassination. now the film world is paying tribute to the oscar winning director mueller's foreman who's died at the age of eighty six the czech born filmmaker was part of a nine hundred sixty s. wave of directors who criticized the communist regime in czechoslovakia but it was in hollywood that foreman made his name nine hundred seventy five he picked up his first directing oscar for one flew over the cuckoo's nest the antiwar thora tarion
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story set in a psychiatric hospital was one of the most acclaimed films of the decade nine years later he repeated that success with amadeus about the imagined rivalry between mozart and an italian composer. the chief executive of the world's biggest advertising agency w p p has stepped down martin sold resignation comes as he's being investigated for personal misconduct and misuse of company funds he denies any wrongdoing the seventy three year old as head of the company for more than three decades in a statement to start several said it's in the best interest of the company for him to quit. consumers in china are being encouraged to boycott american goods and sponsor u.s. threats to impose more tariffs on chinese products american beef is popular with the middle class and could be hard hit by a boycott by china correspondent adrian brown has more from shanghai. it's freezing inside this storage room it has to be the boxes contain prime u.s.
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beef fresh from the nebraska prairies a seventeen ton shipment recently arrived at this shanghai meat importer that was before the escalation in trade tensions between china and the united states and the threat of new tariffs on u.s. beef the firm's boss initially feared the worst being left with a lot of expensive meat on which he'd make little or no profit and. when we heard there might be a twenty five percent tariff we thought oh no we can't do business anymore. his concerns have subsided but he still faces another problem uncertainty so. we can only make plans when trade relations between china and the united states are stable that's why we're not totally sure how often and how much we should buy so far we've bought seventeen tons and sold two tons and if it really does come to a trade war it's going to be several more weeks before the new tariff on beef is
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applied and more young says he feels uneasy he will continue to import u.s. beef because he says they'll always be demand for what he regards as a quality product he just won't import so much of it instead he'll buy more from australia new zealand and canada young says that after president xi jinping speech on tuesday he's less worried about a trade war happening now she promised to deepen economic reform and to improve the business environment for foreign investors. the appetite for beef in china is being driven by the country's growing middle class consumption has risen more than ten percent in the past five years so when china lifted a thirteen year ban on u.s. imports a year ago it was welcome news here for many chinese consumers though u.s. beef remains an unavoidable luxury to follow the american beef really doesn't have that much to do its people how many chinese people eat american beef not even ten
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percent what is the point if the imported american beef certainly becomes much more expensive i probably will go for something else after all we also have good beef from china and from other countries the american people is not irreplaceable not words the u.s. beef industry wants to hear amid declining beef consumption at home it's relying on global demand a demand that is increasingly being led by china adrian brown al jazeera shanghai now it's a centuries old art form that was once one of hong kong's most popular forms of entertainment but cantonese opera struggling to engage the next generation the traditions considered a unique part of hong kong's identity and industry diehards are determined to keep it alive sarah clarke reports. after sixty years designing and creating traditional head dresses chan caulk yarn is considered a grandmaster in cantonese opera these days he spends less time creating and more
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time teaching to educate the next generation to appreciate this traditional art. the audience is mostly in their fifty's or sixty's i hope that we have more younger audiences over time that's the crucial point it's a concern shared by some in the industry who say younger people are now more engaged with other types of digital entertainment c so they have come up with a plan as well as subjects like math and science primary and secondary students can now study cantonese opera the hong kong government hopes that by making it part of the curriculum it will preserve this unique part of hong kong's cultural heritage the money through this kind of activity we hope to spark kids interest in this culture and they can experience the value of it the performance showcases stories of chinese history gestures and singing styles haven't changed nor have the demanding retains but the storyline has been given
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a modern make over everything that has to be like cantonese opera the only difference is the story itself we try to write stories on the daily lives of the children cantonese operator is considered a unique part of hong kong's identity has been recognized by unesco as an intangible part of the city's cultural heritage and this year the government is opening this new theater dedicated to the arts but with a fan base of many adults and the elderly the industry knows the key to its survival is reinventing its tradition the decadent costumes are drawcard as well as the mike up but students are learning to appreciate the performance celebrating it on stage the whole journey i love the county's opera because i now know more chinese words and culture from it. i like it because my grandpa sings cantonese opera to it so i'm. listening to him a lot more than twenty schools now signed up to the program industry groups hope this do landscape of cantonese opera will stand the test of time clark al-jazeera
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hong kong. right after a quick check of the headlines here in al-jazeera thousands of people are protesting in barcelona against the jailing of nine separatist leaders for their role in last year's secession referendum spain wants to put them on trial in rebellion charges catalonia has been political limbo since spain took over its regional government following its independence declaration last year. a day after western countries launched a coordinated attack on syria's chemical weapons facilities the government has launched a renewed offensive in rebel held areas multiple air raids an artillery units of targeted several villages in northern homs province airstrikes have also hit the town of habit in the countryside representatives of the global chemical watchdog are in syria trying to find out if there's been a chemical attack in duma inspectors from the organization for the prohibition of
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chemical weapons are expected to visit the site of the suspected gas attack that killed more than forty people saudi arabia's king solomon says he rejects u.s. president donald trump's plan to move the american embassy to jerusalem washington's close ally is hosting the annual summit of the arab league king solomon also spoke about what he called blatant interference in iran in arab affairs the two countries are locked in a proxy war in yemen and back opposing sides in the syrian conflict. thousands of people are marching in several cities across india against sexual assault on young girls a politician has been arrested and charged for raping a teenager and in the other eight men have been jailed for the gang rape torture and murder of an eight year old girl in the indian administered kashmir. in southern yemen have been protests against the appointment of the former president's nephew as a military commander demonstrators in times accused of being a murder they say he should be tried for human rights violations he's been
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appointed to lead the fight on yemen's west coast with the backing of a saudi led coalition. voting is underway in montenegro's presidential election a longtime leader miller djukanovic has never lost an election and is the favorite to win he and his ruling democratic party of socialists have dominated politics in the country for more than twenty five years he favors closer ties with europe rather than traditional ally moscow last year the country went against russia and joined nato well those were the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after the listening post by fidel. we understand the differences. and the similarities of cultures across the world so no matter how you take it al-jazeera will bring in the news and current events that matter to. al-jazeera. makes
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