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president salva kiir rebel leader reg signed the agreement in sudan's capital khartoum on wednesday it calls for the opening of corridors for humanitarian aid the release of political prisoners of the former transitional government within four months at least fifty thousand people have been killed in and around four million displaced since hostilities began in twenty two would speak to al-jazeera as have a woman who's covered the conflict in south sudan extensively she's with me no here in the studio is this. going to hold people. well whether it is going to hold or not people have to hold on to hope that this ceasefire would last they've been mined previous agreements signed on a cease fire and the end of succession of hostilities but none of them have held some of them being broken in as little as twenty four hours after they were signed but this time it's different it's not being brokered by the regional bloc i get this one was brokered by sudan and sudan is has has a lot of interest in south sudan stability mainly the oil fields in south sudan
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which are which has to export using sudan's pipelines and therefore pay. and help its economy so sudan brokered this agreement a. cease fire between the president salva kiir and his and his opposition leader direct my char and various other opposition factions but will it hold we will only know once time passes and they start talking about other deals there are supposed to be talks between the different factions in khartoum today and discuss further further agreements that could be signed about. exchange of prisoners access to humanitarian aid and security arrangements how to separate them the forces and withdraw from areas which they shouldn't be because it's not controlled by them so if these talks continue and further agreements are signed then the position of hostilities would likely last but if they feel to agree on withdrawal of forces if they fail to agree on exchange of prisoners then it's likely that this cessation of hostilities or this. i would collapse again and would see them fighting off again
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ok you say that this has been negotiated by the leaders themselves and that things are different this time but what about people on the ground in south sudan actually feel about what's been negotiated in the name if you like while a lot of people a lot of people in south sudan really do want peace to come but if you talk to them their priority is not just having peace and into conflict a lot of them want to go back home a lot of them want to see justice being served for the for their for their fat loved one third they have lost for the women who have been raped for the children who have been displaced and been out of school for nearly four years some some of them even more than that so for them just ending the conflict is not enough they want to see justice being served they want to see what they have lost in some ways then return to them are compensated so yes while there is a ceasefire at the moment and it's only a few hours old there are a lot of other concerns for south sudanese live on the ground i'm pretty sure they're welcome this this time of agreement but for them it doesn't hold any
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meaning if it's not if if no compensation is given if no justice is provided if they can go back home and return to their lives many thanks indeed are serious he will move. here with the news from syria still to come on the program we look at who's taking care of the children as uganda shuts down hundreds of orphanages. the photo journalist who's facing the death penalty just for doing his job during a military crackdown in egypt. and later the biggest star in basketball the bron james has a huge decision to make. it's been a week now since twelve young footballers and a coach went missing in a cave that subsequently flooded in more than thailand more than a thousand soldiers and border guards have joined the search for them
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a new opening to the underground cave complex was discovered on friday raising hopes that the boys may still be found alive let's go live now to. scott hyde is at that cave complex where that search and rescue operation is still underway scott what's the latest. the latest is you know whenever we walk up this hill behind me that leads up to the mouth of the cave when you hear that. big diesel generator behind me it's always a good sign. it's a big structure and you can see the water coming out that has been the case for the last two days friday and today on saturday that's a good sign that means that everything is going well in the caves at least they're able to pump some of the water out we're hearing here right at the mouth of the cave that there are. standing by when that water level gets low enough and they're able to go back and continue with their exploration pushing forward into the cave
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complex now we don't know when they're going to be able to go back in today but we know that the pumps have been working there hasn't been much overnight rain this morning it has been fairly clear and that leads to the second prong of this. operation you alluded to that another vertical tunnel if you will the chimney was found on friday that is being explored today because of the the better cloud cover they're able to bring up some drilling equipment some skin equipment by helicopter so hopefully that will expedite this process we know that the chief of the national police the national police is up there orchestrating that operation and again what they're trying to do with that adrian is they're trying to drill down or at least explore down and hopefully that will lead into one of these bigger parts of the cave complex and they can drop maybe equipment hopefully some climbers down there and then explore from that because the way they're getting in this way the main mouth of the cave is slow going right now adrian the prime minister was there
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yesterday urging the families of the boys to keep the faith look scott it's been a week now these these boys and their coach they have supplies with them survival gear how much longer can this go on. well that's a very good question and you know when we see you know they're still family members here have been here for a week now they actually are in two different locations just up the hill from where i am now there's a tent area where they have been most of them for the week but now there's a structure part of this national park complex is a structure in the back that is now blocked off that's where they're able to sleep they've been staying here again for a week there's always been a buddhist monk every time i walk by they're holding up prayer you can see on their faces that it's very very draining week for them emotional week for them we have been in touch with for fathers who are working together we saw them a couple of days ago they've gone up into the hills on their own they want to see
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how this rescue operation is going on they feel as though it's not going on as quickly as they would like obviously so they want to do something to help something to expedite the process they're going up in the hills again today so that's how some of the families are dealing with the situation but yet as you can. it's really really drink process the prime minister did. console them a bit but you know there's only so much you can do when you know there's been no word you know we maybe forty eight hours after they went missing we had some clues by some of the divers back on the water level was much lower than it is now they found some hand prints and some footprints but that has been days there has been no other clue no other indication since then adrian. many thanks indeed i'm serious call tidal they're reporting live from china right. at least two soldiers and a civilian have been killed in an attack on a military base in central mali fighters drove a vehicle rigged with explosives onto the base and opened fire on money and troops two of the attackers were killed the compound houses the headquarters of the g five
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tosk force made up of soldiers from mali book unify so child and mauritania that was set up to defeat groups across west africa and exposure as an assistant research fellow at the africa center for strategic studies she says that many groups dedicated to securing the region there are multiple forces that are deployed to each contribute to fighting extremist the first is the french force back on that is deployed in that area and has been deployed in different forms since. the islamist groups tried to take the capital bamako back in late two thousand and twelve another force of course is the u.n. mission. which is deployed again throughout mali and also has a mandate to help mali security forces fight these groups so there's a multitude of actors there and they all try to work together to defeat these
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defeat these groups. uganda has begun shutting down hundreds of all footage is that don't meet its legal standards the government suspects that some of being used for profit it believes that others help trafficked children out of the country paul chodas u.n. reports now on a home in the olden city of gulu that's trying to help the children nine year old appeal's parents died from aids four years ago her grandmother took care of her until she passed away the little girl who has hiv was living at a now shuttered orphanage in the northern ugandan city of gulu appeal is now cared for by her legal guardian jeffrey who has four kids of his own it's a lot of press i'm out i'm trying. to make sure my family and china i think. valerie was the manager of one shelter that shut its doors the orphanage was home to children who lost their parents to aids and war and the government of uganda.
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children's home children. and some of them. even that. many in uganda worry the closure of some six hundred orphanages will put children out on the streets without the basic skills for survival unicef says there are two and a half million orphans in uganda and hundred fifty three million worldwide the charity hope and home says children living in orphanages are forty times more likely to have a criminal record and five hundred times more likely to commit suicide researchers say children who grow up in orphanages suffer physically intellectually and emotionally the quality of life of orphans in uganda is what's worrying the commissioner for youthen children's affairs he's overseeing the closure of orphanages that don't meet the government's criteria we have also learnt that many . children out of the country. i'm suspect
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parents just leave their children to be taken on by anybody under the guise of helping them and in the end doing the children are suffering one of the licensed homes in gulu st jude it's home to more than ninety orphans all funny is really no place. for children to grow up in but i defined for the children it was some of the children we don't often h.d. we do have study. while living with family is the ideal situation for orphans license shelters can help st jude says some of the children who've grown up in their home have turned out to be productive and successful people with university educations and fulfilling careers cultured urging on al-jazeera. gaza's health minister says that two people including a thirteen year old boy have been killed by israeli gunfire the boy was reportedly
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shot in the head during the latest protest on the border with israel more than three hundred palestinians were injured have been weekly protests at the border since march against israeli land confiscation many demonstrators keep going back despite their injuries. and i got a look. i had three operations on my leg and a fourth one yesterday i escaped from the hospital to participate with my people in today's protest we want to wake up all the sleeping palestinians from gaza to the west bank despite my injury i came to throw stones and burns hires and cut the wires of the border fans a photojournalist in egypt could face the death penalty for taking pictures during the military crackdown five years ago a judge is expected to deliver his verdict on thirty year old mahmoud abbas's aide on saturday diana curran reports. mahmoud that was aide better known as show kind could be sentenced to death for simply doing his job and egyptian judge is due to
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give his ruling in the case. was arrested along with two other known addiction journalists who were later released while he was taking pictures during the post-coup unrest in egypt where in twenty thirteen. he was among hundreds of people detained when injection security forces ordered by general the has sisi now the president to end the six week sit in almost one thousand people died in the violence that followed human rights watch has said the egyptian military's crackdown is probably a crime against humanity according to court documents show khan is being charged with weapons possession illegal assembly murder and attempted murder rights groups have called for his immediate release the egyptian embassy in paris refused to accept a petition with more than seventy thousand signatures in support of. amnesty international
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says his health is deteriorating more has to be shook and he demanded all charges against him a dropped we demand that the egyptian government stops the suppression of human rights defenders who are being silenced simply because they criticize egyptian authorities he's been diagnosed with malnutrition anaemia and depression he's written a letter from his prison cell outlining the abuses he's faced and how journalism in egypt has become a crime there are thirteen journalists facing life imprisonment or the death sentence on saturday show khan will learn his fate diana kerim al-jazeera. thousands of people have been protesting in yemen's capital against the fight for control of the port city of what data. was the demonstrators chanted slogans against the offensive which is led by the saudi m.r.c. coalition there's been increased fighting in one day to this month as government
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forces try to retake it from who the rebels the protesters urge the international community to do more to stop the conflict. lawyers representing the u.a.e. have made their final arguments before the international court of justice at the hague cuse is its gulf labor violating human rights as a result of the blockade imposed by the u.a.e. and three other countries last year doha says that companies and individuals have been denied access to education medicine and justice. thousands of people are setting off a pilgrimage to one of the hindu religions holiest sites in indian administered kashmir security is being boosted after an attack on a group last year and the heywood reports it is a journey many long to make to a holy cave high in the himalayas this is just the start of the ominous yatra pilgrimage to worship the hindu god shiva. the trek
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from base camp will take pilgrims more than three and a half thousand metres above sea level in indian administers kashmir the heavy rains and sludgy conditions had prevented people from making their ascent at several stop points but the poor weather hasn't dampened the spirits of those about to set out. security this year is tighter than ever with forty thousand troops deployed to protect the route i've been giving to the pilgrimage for the last twenty one years and it's the first time i've seen such measures taken by the government so many forces of the road after every one hundred meters we see someone daughter goes. the extra security measures are being taken because pilgrims happing targeted because last year eight people were killed and many more injured in an attack on a police bunker and a checkpoint nearly all the victims were women the indian or is blamed fighters from the group lashkar e tayyiba for the attack kashmir has been at the heart of decades of hostility
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between india and pakistan both of which claim the region. c.c.t.v. drones and bullet proof police convoys will be used this year to try to prevent any attack on the pilgrims. which had been put in place. the pilgrimage to want to hindu with themselves holiest sites lasts perceptor weeks it will be seen as a big test for a security force hoping it will pass so peacefully emma haywood which is there and we're going to weather update next here on the news out then. i'm andrew thomas name a little of all australia's east coast i'll be explaining how he runs a prime forming the white lifesavers a west ewing people let's see. i'm the richardson at the world cup where russian
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fans are getting used to the idea of feeling good about the national team. and it's great fun game in. the weather sponsored by cattle and always. we're seeing some very nasty weather into central parts of china recently and down towards the southwest and cold up towards shanghai for the west easing over towards chiang bay we're seeing sliding rains more heavy showers here as you go on through we are expecting further back conditions here then with the possibility of some mudslides but shows to into southern parts of china warm humid air feeding up towards hong kong over the next couple of days and in the rain here will intensify for the southeastern corner as we go through sunday no letup in the rain you notice for shanghai for that eastern side of the country but hopefully a little try
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a little clearer slot just coming back in behind some showers some sunshine too into indo-china that is a weather system just to the east of the philippines that will style sure will actually make a swell of a further north which as we go on through the coming days but the actual splashes shabby rain there into parts of the philippines particularly just around clues on showers there into malaysia and wanted to show was fading northern parts of indonesia for a time but much of indonesia will be and fine. push a little further north that sunshine is south into the gulf of thailand standing up to the eastern side of the go some more heavy showers then to me i'm on to northeastern parts of india and the west into. the weather sponsored by cattle. each year childhood and so far an estimated fifteen million girls globally omeri before the age of eighteen. young girls compelled to marry after fleeing the war in syria share their stories and talk to him just zero.
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an estimated one hundred thousand lives cruelly ended over a century ago. a distant past not to the descendants of the salted. a tale of colonialism and racial supremacy unravels in the quest for justice and recognition of the sacrifices of tribal people to maybe. scholars of my people a witness documentary on al-jazeera.
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it is good to have you with us hello adrian figure here in doha with the news are from out zero our top stories this hour for the one hundred refugees migrants are missing feared drowned after their boat capsized off libya's west coast the bodies of three young children have been recovered at least sixteen people survived. the free syrian army says a temporary ceasefire is in effect in southern syria a truce comes as the un refugee agency says the number of displaced people in southern syria has tripled to one hundred sixty thousand in the past five days. at a ceasefire deal to end south sudan's for the half year civil war has come into force president salva kiir rebel leader bashar signed the agreement on wednesday it calls for the forming of a transitional government within four months. the people of mexico head to the polls on sunday to choose their next president from frontrunner underdressed manuel
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lopez obrador is vowing to reverse decades of decline and poverty in rural areas but is still home and reports now from the state of michoacan it will be a tough pledge to fulfill. the mix can countryside decimated by poverty and empty but migration over decades. is one of the aging population of small scale phones struggling to compete with industrial scale operations in the world the mexico and the u.s. almost all that i know i produce grains but not money he says. many communities young have either left or turned to more lucrative benches. they sell drugs they kidnap they live well for a few days and then they get killed just next to my house or there was head of a kidnapping. this man promises to change that presidential front
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runner and raise money well look there's a broad who's made the neglected mix can country side a campaign priority. he said here we're focused government support from large industrial produces to smaller farms to help them get quality seeds technological know how better access to loans and a guaranteed minimum price for their crops it's all part of an ambitious plan for mexico to produce its own food. they're buying everything abroad that we could grow in mexico me that's going to stop. in the past there were incredibly strong ties between mexicans and the land this is the birthplace of corn itself but it's a different country now daming with the urban population and the global market the question is if it's really possible or even worth the cost of resuscitating this sector so that. even lopez obrador team says the wholesale change he
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promises will be impossible in one of been a straight. and agricultural economists who in general support the plan have questioned of price guarantees for individual farmers and in particular in full swing home growing food and carry a steep cost for authorities and consumers is going on when housing that in consequence it's going to be very expensive for the government and mexican taxpayer that. promise themselves seem split between those two banking on a ruling party which has given them just enough to survive and those like a year or more voting in the hope of change john home and how does it make to account. jonathan fox is a professor of development studies for the school of international service at the american university he says it's likely that u.s. president on a trump will respect lopez obrador. one doesn't need to be
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a left wing nationalist to be very strongly critical of trump's hardline and inhumane immigration policy and his rejection of the basic principles of asylum a wide range of political forces in the united states including all the living first ladies. are critical of that so he's certainly not alone there but i think we need to remember that if we consider what persons of of of international leaders from respects he respects the leaders who stand up for their countries who are willing to to be to be tough and. he doesn't respect mexico's current outgoing president i think in part because he was perceived as weak so there could be some unexpected outcomes here hundreds of people were arrested in the u.s. capitol during a protest against the president's policy of separating migrant families the government says it's trying to reunite children with their parents but more demonstrations against donald trump's immigration policies are expected across the
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country to sirus manuel ruppel reports from washington. dozens of signs and posters are being prepared for something big a protest bringing together more than one hundred different groups all opposed to u.s. president donald trump's zero tolerance policy on migrants it's a national day of action it's not only here in washington d.c. but also across the country the message is simple and our demands are simple we want to see families reunited once again and we want an end to family separation and family detention policies images of children locked away crying out for their parents after being forcibly separated from them have shocked many the u.s. government admits more than twenty three hundred children have been taken from their parents since may a federal court has ordered them to be reunited. a majority of them are fleeing violence in countries like honduras and el salvador or extreme poverty in the case of guatemala the outcry from those opposing the treatment of child migrants has led
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to calls for protests across the united states. in washington on thursday nearly six hundred people were arrested during a demonstration inside the united states senate among those led away by police from capitol hill with hollywood actor and activist susan sarandon and leave. again to take the president from continues to call for a strengthening of the us mexico border to the construction of a wall something immigration experts say does nothing to address the root cause of migration extreme violence and poverty in central america the practice of separating migrant families has halted but the organizers behind the protests against president from zero tolerance policy insist that more demonstrations like the ones planned for saturday will continue until these families are reunited. zita washington. the u.s. nominees ahead the un's migration agency has been snubbed it's only the second time
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in the body's history that the agency would be run by an american ken isaacs was knocked out in early rounds of voting he had caused controversy after being forced to apologize for social media posts in which he disparaged muslims portugal's antonio video you know will had the organization at a time when migration is one of the world's most pressing issues. the five hundred seventy five women who protested against donald trump's immigration policies in washington have been charged with unlawfully demonstrating most of the women who took part in that sit down protest in the senate office building on thursday were arrested they include hollywood actress susan sarandon and democratic congresswoman trial a jab they're angry at trump's policy of separating migrant families of the mexico border which will seize now vast canada has hit back at the united states over steel in the early mini and tariffs with twelve billion dollars in return a tree measures on american goods canada's plan will take effect from next week and
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will include tariffs on u.s. imports like your goods coffee and toilet paper. canada has no choice but to retaliate with a measured perfectly reciprocal dollar for dollar response and that is what we are doing i cannot emphasize enough there were grant with which we take these countermeasures we are acting very much in store oh not in anger but the us terrorists leave canada no choice but to defend our industries our workers and our communities and i can assure you that we will maintain the firm resolve to do so. us can make a general motors is warning that trade tariffs on imported vehicles could lead to the isolation of american businesses from the global markets g.m. has told the u.s. congress to pop. the tariffs could force the companies to downsize putting thousands of jobs at risk that contrasts with the trumpet ministrations argument
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that the tariffs would protect us industry will grow but he's gone as a cd economist and director of trade manufacturing at the economic policy institute he says the tariffs could actually boost domestic production. the tariffs are going to be costly. and they may be particular costly for general motors on the other hand they also may lead to an increase paradoxically in auto production in the united states g.m. has proven itself unable to make automobiles in particular they do fine making trucks and s.u.v.s but they can't make automobiles that's what they're for the talking about putting in tariffs on. but what we've seen in the past when the u.s. imposes trade restraints we did this and the one nine hundred eighty s. on all imported autos especially those coming from japan those those other producers simply shifted production to the united states that would be the sensible
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response so u.s. as a whole may gain even if general motors loses as a result of these tariffs. the police chief on duty during the one nine hundred eighty nine hillsborough a football stadium disaster in the u.k. will go on trial for manslaughter ninety six people were killed in a crush when fans packed into a grandstand during the f.a. cup semifinal in sheffield david duncan field who's now age seventy three was in command what it happened an inquiry found that police failed to control the flow of people into the stadium. a spacecraft the second off from cape canaveral in the us is said to be the last of its kind the private company space x. is resupplying the international space station as part of a nasa mission the company says it's the last time that it will use this type of rocket it will now focus on producing rockets that can be reused after returning from space with a multi-national every day in australia thirty people are rescued from drowning that job is about to get
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a little easier this summer drones will be used to tell rescue stranded swimmers and to spot shocks that might be getting a little too close for comfort under thomas reports a drug flies over the australians as well as the rough waters films in the center of the shot to swimmers who've been swept out and are in serious trouble but rather than just film them the drone drops help a self inflating float to which the swimmers cling on and used to get gradually swept by the waves back into sure. it was one of these drones which in january carried out the rescue of two sixteen year old boys mark phillips was at the controls lucky i got on video we didn't actually put it on our end because we're obviously busy but we did it with of it from the video footage from the fly so we know from takeoff to them receiving the part was just sixty seventy seconds a demonstration shows how it works the drone hovers above the person in trouble
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then it's operates at times when to drop its load swimmers hold on until help arrives and traditional way in some cases drones are equipped with the loudspeakers too connected to lifeguard radios they act in a preventative capacity where being able to get above people and say i stop there's a repair or you are about to get into trouble or you're about to be washed off head back in with had that capability so we're having intervened probably close to one hundred times where we're stop people getting into that situation before they've even got the last australian summer beaches down the east coast where patrolled by seventeen lifesaving drones by this november more than fifty rescue drugs will be operating the water today is calm of that ever gets put in a rough way that with waves rising can reach places that jet skis can't and far in frightening they've gone from shore to drop in just twenty five seconds.


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