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a lot of. stuff you know to get information from children and the wide search area the transportation of children because no routes and it's only a flight security is a very challenging thing sometimes you know we identify families and we know where the parents are and the children in this kind of situation really storing the links between family and the child because we cannot reunify to some of the security situations and security situation that's kept a war from seeing his children for years and which hopes will not deny her the opportunity for a long awaited reunion with her family even morgan al-jazeera juba the u.s. secretary of state might pompei o has brushed off a north korean accusations of making gangster like demands in his push for the country to denuclearize the north korean officials made those comments after mr pompei went to pyongyang for the latest round of talks he's since been in turkey to prove japan and south korea about progress. there's still
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a lot of work to be done but he is confident the north korean leader kim jong un will stick to his promises that he made during the singapore summit with president trump. i am determined to achieve the commitment the president trump made and i am counting on chairman kim to be determined to follow through on the commitment that he made. and so if those requests were gangster like there the world is a gangster because there was a unanimous decision at the u.n. security council still to come here on al-jazeera dozens of dead many more are missing in japan after torrential rain because flooding and landslides plus. zimbabwe's president gets back on the campaign trail after surviving that recent grenade attack. i. mean the weather sponsored by qatar airways
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hello there we're seeing plenty of hot dry weather over many parts of europe in the west that's where the hottest driest weather is and that's where it's been over the last month also no major change for us here just a few showers making their way on to the north coast of spain that towards the east is where all the unsettled weather is though plenty of heavy thunder showers for the southeast corner some of these are giving very large hail and some damaging gusts of wind as well them for the northeast with what this area of clown rain that's taking the edge of the temperatures so moscow know high that around twenty one or twenty two degrees as we head through the next few days for the other side of the mediterranean largely fine unsettled for many of us here we do have a little bit more in the way of cloud that's making its way across parts of morocco and across the northern coast of geria there and that will take the edge of the temperature a bit here so twenty eight degrees will be the maximum in now she is for tunis though here that should be plenty of sunshine and all maximum will be a bit higher up to thirty three but the central belt of africa well this is where
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all the heavy showers are you can see them rumbling their way towards the west over parts of sudan into chad and into new. and this area of cloud taya rover became a fast soaking particularly violence at the moment as well remembering west with that of that we more shall i say over the next few days. the weather sponsored by cattle always. getting to the heart of the matter if more stuff i can see the turkish cypriot leader calls you today and says let's have talks would you accept facing realities what do you think reunification of look like there are two people think the peace for unification is the only option for prosperity of south korea hear their story on talk to al jazeera i really felt liberated as a journalist from i was getting to the truth as an eyewitness that's what this job .
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you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories the lead divers in northern thailand have now begun a dangerous operation to rescue twelve boys and their football coach from the depths of a cave complex a thai army commander says it could take two to three days to bring all of them out . ethiopia's prime minister has arrived in neighboring eritrea for an historic visit the prime minister. was greeted by the eritrean president. at the airport ahead of a summit between the two regional rivals ethiopia and eritrea fought a costly war between one hundred ninety eight and two thousand over a border dispute. south sudan's warring parties have agreed to another power sharing deal under which the rebel leader rick machar will be reinstated as vice president regional leaders have been mediating peace talks in uganda to end south
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sudan's civil war. at least sixty four people have died and dozens are missing in japan after heavy rains caused whites. flooding and landslides almost four and a half million people have now been ordered to leave their homes with the worst flooding recorded so far in the city of kyoto alexia bryan with. across half the nation a sea of muddy water flooding has ripped japan into with central and southern regions largely submerged. the death toll has steadily climbed an elderly man was swept into a swollen river and hiroshima homes have collapsed and landslides have buried at least ten people. east or west from kioto south dozens of people i'm missing whenever i know i don't have any i offer my deepest condolences to the victims and my sympathies to all people who have been affected. in central and southern regions
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one point six million people have been handed evacuation orders another three million have been advised to leave the heavy rain is forecast until monday. heavy rain will continue in the area from western to eastern japan and it will be historic during fall which could be the heaviest rain ever recorded nearly fifty thousand police firefighters and civil defense personnel have been deployed kyoto's riverside promina a major tourist spot was shot when the cow more river burst its banks roads and bridges a shot for hundreds of kilometers warnings have been issued for landslide prone areas this rainfall is hitting basically everywhere at once so there's no it's difficult for the emergency services to prioritize where they should go first because there are so many things happening all at once and obviously if a road is washed out or bridges destroyed even if you have a nice fire engine or ambulance you can't get to some of the places that you need
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to go to and responders have experience rural areas of japan struggle with flooding at this time every year but this year there were special circumstances typhoon preparation into the sea of japan on tuesday high winds taunting japan southern islands before it moved north dropping unprecedented rainfall the typhoon has passed and moved that means to those navigating its wrath and brian al jazeera. syrian troops have been celebrating the recapture of the main border crossing with jordan which has been held by rebels for three years now the border crossing is in the province of the raw almost three weeks of fighting in the area has displaced more than three hundred thousand people it ended with a cease fire deal on friday. government troops raise syrian flags as they took up positions along the border under the deal rebels have to give up their heavy weapons and syrian troops will leave for villages in the province the russian
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military will oversee the ceasefire at least eight people have been killed and dozens more were injured in a car bombing in the somali capital says it was behind the attack near the interior ministry building in mogadishu here's barbara. once again the city of milk addition is living through the aftermath of an attack and once again this responsible al-shabaab fighters the armed group has been battling somalia's government for twelve years it's launched more than half a dozen attacks this year alone and i. thought i was close to where the explosion happened the car through the checkpoint barrier into the ministry building then it exploded there was smoke everywhere many people died in there but i wasn't able to count them al-shabaab was fighting to overthrow the government and was pushed out of mark addition in twenty eleven but it continues to talk at birth government sites and civilians. i saw ten bodies with my own eyes and eight wounded the car exploded inside the ministry building there was
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a lot of confusion screaming and lots of gunfire. these attackers and to the ministry of interior following the explosions and exchanged gunfire with security forces inside somalia's government says all three have been killed. the security forces and all government departments responded to the attack as soon as it happened and they were able to end it very quickly but while those involved in this attack may have been killed al-shabaab remains a significant threat to millions of somalis and the country's stability barbara and al jazeera zimbabwe's president is back on the campaign trail for the first time since last month's explosion at a rally two people were killed when a grenade was thrown. from bin dora. president in a cement goggle security detail has always been tight but since the explosion at his campaign rally in pull away last month they are now even more soldiers guarding
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him zimbabwe's leader says he suspects a defeated faction from his own party linked to the wife of his predecessor robert mugabe was behind the attack he tells party supporters and the international community he has things under control we're. we. liberated visitors so we've got there already. problem. comes where it is good for. the army says it is not going to try to influence election results at the end of the month the parliamentary and presidential elections will be the first since robert mugabe resigned last year or twenty three presidential candidates have been told if they are worried about their safety security will be provided security is not the only concern there is disagreement between the electoral commission and opposition parties on the
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printing storage and distribution of ballot papers opposition leaders say they have not been allowed to see the ballot papers they fear of voting this is culminated in an election crisis which we are now declaring because we are not our grid we're in the process we are part of those people are supposed to participate in that process this election and there's going to be an election in zimbabwe now we need but it has to be done within agree but paper nothing less nothing more we are not here to cause problems we are here to head a pleasurable election so that every citizen has the right to articulate their will the opposition m.d.c. alliance and change unions say they will protest next week president when i got quite is planning moralise where security would likely be intensified had al-jazeera been doing stand up. a march in support of refugees and migrants who arrive in london shortly after two months on the road the activists are following a well trodden route that thousands of people take trying to reach the u.k.
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they started in ventimiglia in italy on april the thirtieth they want to raise awareness about the appalling conditions facing people trying to reach britain the route sixty stages with stops in nice marcell leone and paris from cali they crossed over to dover in the u.k. they will end their mark. and london's hyde park. has more from. the outfit the mud has finally arrived in cali off to boulder to opposing four hundred kilometers of those dogs in the northern italian town of bend to make it that is retrace the route that is taken by so many refugees and migrants as they try to reach this. because many of them of course want to try and reach a great in well the aim of this is really to try and raise awareness about the plight of refugees and with me is one of the people who will say that way maya can forty miles what was your message along the way as you walked through towns and villages we we had three messages we wanted to do
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a protest against the borders of votes borders in france where the government prevents people from coming in and fresh. kenyan border and from the prevents people from going out of the british borders as one thing we wanted to demand. a decent dignified welcome of refugees and we also wanted to do and ask book the end of the cream and i dish and of the actually that i did do was your refugees now you've been based in cali for years i mean it must be quite moving actually arriving here often all this time and it's actually strange to come you know we've been so long on the march with in towns that we didn't know and here we are in a town that we know meeting people that we know but it's just absolutely incredible to see how many people about here and how joyful it is and i mean we are surrounded you see has many many people and very very excited about that all right thank you
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very much mike and forty who's walked all of this journey from northern italy to cali is i said to raise awareness of the conditions of for refugees the journeys that they have to make which is so good difficult in this march of causeway and in london symbolically the air. this journey will take place on sunday. the haitian government has suspended a plan to raise fuel prices after three people died in violent protests the demonstrators say they can't afford the steep hike in the price of up to fifty percent catch a. story. the outrage was immediate fires set roads blocked protesters say they can't afford haiti's new fuel prices with chaos out on the street at the capital port of ponce several people decided to spend the night at work many businesses close their doors this is are you in the backyard when book day by wife is going to deliver a baby she needs
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a scenario that every hospital we go to that we can't find a doctor because of the protests i don't know what to do the government announced an increase of up to fifty percent for diesel gasoline and kerrison in a country were about eighty percent of workers earn less than two dollars a day the news wasn't received well you know in movies development we're speaking up against the president he hasn't delivered on the promises he made during his campaign from food to job creation we haven't seen anything since he came into power. and that's when our president joven eloise took office last year promising to improve the economy the government says that this move is part of that process. in february haiti's government agreed to reduce fuel subsidies in exchange for aid from the international monetary fund that. say they are tired of empty promises they fear more prices will go up while their wages stay the same card see
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a little bit so the young. al-jazeera is different because there's a maturity about its views gap it is really generally over also china prepared to take the risk of a story you. know all the time but i'm not going anywhere else as there are these. setting out the face of the of the reality on the ground and the reality of the ground can only be combined with the nets or the people that's what we do i think that's what we do well. from the hills of northern greece the places in turkey where refugees hideouts before trying to cross by easy to see the crossing countries means crossing the intimidating ever else river more and more refugees are attempting this route even though they know how dangerous it is even outside the risk of drowning or dying of cold in these huge empty spaces any number of refugees have told us that confessions and forcibly turned around by greek police acting into what they should from sex the european union for the agency. this
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eighteen year old syrian was in the smugglers boats with his young the system. the police came up to us in that boat they told us you can't cross they made us turn around the police who previously given us access to their fence and border patrols gave us a statement denying that they turn any refugees around and claim their priority is human dignity. but human rights advocates say they know pushbacks happen all the time and accuse the greek governments of breaking international. bureaus spanning six continents across the globe. al-jazeera as correspondents live and bring the stories they tell a lot. of us. letters. were at the mercy of the russian camp for palestinian i'll just zero food in world
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news. newsstand the differences. and the similarities of cultures across the wire. al jazeera one of the really special things that working for al jazeera is that even as a camera woman i get to have so much empathy and contribution to a story a feel we cover this region better than anyone else would be what it is you know that it turns out in the but the good because you have a lot of people that are divided on political issues we are we the people we live to tell the real stories are just mended used to deliver in-depth generalism we don't feel inferior to the audience across the globe.
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i really felt liberated as a journalist was. getting to the truth as if. that's what this. means just if. i was born in a from and you feel ever so often did it. because the woman in my money but still everybody has one you know it's. so that's how i came to ban. will.
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thank you. when they're on line it's undoubtedly chief goal. of again inequality in our society today or if you join a sunset criminal justice system is dysfunctional right now this is a dialogue what does it feel like. for the first time everyone has a voice and allow refugees to. change join that. you. will. see. the time for change has come. that was the message from malaysia's new day. after
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his shocking victory over the ruling coalition in may. one thousand three next week is the world's oldest head of states he opposed the political forces he was once a part of the united. nation or. malaysia since its independence from britain in one nine hundred fifty seven. malaysia is a diverse nation with millions of muslims hindus buddhists living side by side a contrasting place where the old and new come together. but many malaysians have been angry in recent years over governments corruption and the rising cost of living prime minister mahathir has accused his predecessor najib result of steven conduits of millions of dollars and embezzling public funds. this week travels to the malaysian capital to sit down with the man fighting against corruption and for a more united malaysia prime minister mahathir mohamad talks to al-jazeera.
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thank you very much for talking to al jazeera you welcome your stepped aside as per minute. three thousand and three after serving for more than three decades in the top job here in malaysia but you never really left politics you are still very much a dominant figure within the ruling united malays national organization or menorahs it's known locally and it's actually been the monopoly holder of government since malaysia gained independence in two thousand and sixteen though you resigned from when you set up your own party announcing that you would contest the next elections which you eventually ended up winning surprisingly what is it that made you decide to run again for office at the age of ninety two. when they stepped down in two thousand and three i had no intention of being in politics till but after i stepped down then the new new leader takes over. a
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lot of people came to see me asking me to do something because they were not satisfied with the leadership of the successes my successes. i responded to their the lead tried to advise right. but even with the fifth prime minister i had to resign from the by the and came in to have fim. sat down and give. that to. eventually that the scene. took over but again. people were not happy because of a lot of scandals and involving him a lot of money was lost so again people came to see me as he me please do something well the big news that interested people internationally about malaysia has unfortunately been the issue of corruption in the case of the malaysian investment
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fund the one of the being in the hundreds of millions of dollars that have gone missing the chief culprits in this were the most prominent corporate. in this is a former prime minister najib razak now he appeared in court on wednesday and is now being charged what evidence is there that he stole money i mean why should people believe that he's guilty and it's not just an attempt by you or your allies to get rid of your political opponents. should that the prosecutor the attorney general has good enough evidence to decide to go to the cause i am not involved in the investigation by generally. and one of the reasons why the people did in one night to go on and he was defeated in the last election because of the scandals involving huge sums of money. which he was involved in and of course the law must see its costs and e.g.
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fines the navy does. exit. and the takes the decision so this is there's a complete separation here between your role in terms of politics and the in the way in which the legal process is taking place well when they came back one of or promises was that we will on the separation of powers be thinned aig. execs and the judiciary so i cannot interfere. with what he wants to do for promising to chip claim that the money that was in his accounts we're talking about six hundred eighty one million dollars was a gift from saudi arabia to help in his election campaign now either he's telling the truth and saudi arabia has effectively been interfering in malaysian politics by funding somebody is campaign or he's lying in the money was stolen but he's using saudi arabia to try and cover his tracks would also mean that saudi arabia is
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interfering in malaysian politics or domestic affairs when last i'm so money move. there will be a quote. they called in the bank to be issued his taxes being me when they deeply say it was given to him as a gift. that money he. said . to be taken as the truth he must provide. documentary evidence legler letters from the bank and also we want to ne very generous man we just get the money to give so much money but my point here is that is there is aside from the corruption there is a more dangerous issue which is foreign interference in malaysian politics if we are to say that the money did come from a saudi royal who gave it to him for his election campaign then saudi arabia is
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funding your political parties which is something that i'm not sure malaysians would be happy about of a foreign country dictating who becomes prime minister and if he's not telling the truth then also saudi arabia is interfering because they're allowing him to use their name to cover up the trucks often puzzlement we're disappointed in that. as not denying that the money was given by a saudi. at one time he claims one but person and then he leaves so deal and all that but he has no proof of these so we can accuse saudi arabia unless of course there is proof that is in fake try to interfere in politics this isn't the first major corruption case to plague our government in malaysia in fact when you were prime minister the first time around there were kids asians at the time of widespread corruption among some officials but your critics would say that instead of you purposely investigating that you
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decided to suck the man who claimed to be fighting gets who was at the time your right hand man deputy prime minister on or ibrahim and. behind bars do you still stand by what you did back where they could read because police reported to me that he seemed foreman in something that he's regarded its gleaming on in the beyond the editor police to work i cannot do anything to put people into jail. was last seen nine months was a trial that's many human rights organizations international where it was criticized always he went to his people when they have their favorites being put before the court they will see that. he's being many pleated then he said they're right they can me any accusation but in that in
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the law according to the laws of the country it is the court be schmeiser but if you could go back in time would you have maybe investigated it ever further or done something different for you because you now have a relationship which is yet to be amended and that was before there would be four hundred b.c. so police report it would lead to me because he is very prominent member of the government beyond that police and judiciary. section not me saw i think i am not to be believed for that. but you were head of state i mean you had your introduce the internal security act. i didn't intend that was a inherit from the british and that was used by all the primary cisco militia before me the first the second the third and also there was amendments made to routes that made it more difficult for public protests for example. at during my time
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there was the interviews the habeas corpus in which several people were released on the beach that there was not sufficient evidence for us to defeat up with the person during my time before that there was no need of this court was this can be checked with. the your predecessor promise and. he called you malaysia's number one. after your alliance with one or brought him and the reports more that you made with him now is that for person on that reemergence of a coalition or friendship or partnership whatever it may be called is this a genuine attempt to rectify mistakes and maybe unify malaysia once again or is it as prime minister najib or former prime minister to play games and act to reinvent yourself and maybe lead you back to power where i know was eight of one of the
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major parties tyndall position and if we are going to overthrow ninety all the parties and in no position must form a coalition going on their own by themselves they will never be able to defeat him so he was headed that we form a coalition and whatever may be may have happened in the past that east not as important as the dam pool with through and because when one is than the east that it will for the country so i'm. and myself and many other this in the bus accused me of all kinds of. wrongdoing. and we decided that the boss he's a box now we have to come together because the overthrowing of nine hundred eighty s. far more important than our previous quarter what was
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a thought or so bad that not your birth as far as you're concerned what are the main threats to malaysia. number one cause he was evolved in a lot of scandals including. accusation of he stealing money from the government not small amount billions of ringgit and also there was evidence brought by american department of justice we can ignore all these to say well this did not happen no one would believe that did happen so we must make sure that if there is any basis what their position then he must grow to a court of law when he was prime minister he had many plead that. at the end he general he was he was sacked through hard work or didn't believe investigator you fired didn't investigate here even by just before you were supposed to be for the task.

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