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watch the proceedings from home and restaurants all the results show that when a goggle won by a narrow margin opposition supporters are hoping the judges will declare chamisa the winner i'm hoping very will go through the evidence as a necessity and give what's just all come from all over in favors or mr me the case is seen as a test of the independence of the country's highest court once judges make a ruling the verdict cannot be appealed i think the courts the must draw reads in good faith so that's everyone must be after the ruling of the courts no matter which party exists or amends always granted zits. what circumstances or anything that that is has been i've been in before i think we do we are just expecting everything to be free and the opposition says there was a massive doctrine of results it wants a court order
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a fresh election or declare the main opposition leader nelson chamisa the winner. in this will go to give the best. lawyers representing the rulings on the party say the opposition's case is weak we believe that the results were not fake at all and it's now over the court to decide which version of the two versions he's acceptable bears on the evidence that the court has before it in its ruling the constitutional court could now throw the case out declare a new winner order a fresh election within sixty days the main opposition leader nelson chamisa says if you loses this case he lost a regional body said it to the african union and the united nations to intervene analysts say he could try and push for a polish sharing deal with zanu p.f. but officials in the ruling party say that's not going to happen. judgement has been reserved nine judges will rule on the matter friday afternoon how do with al-jazeera had any. now watching out is there live from london and still to come on
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this program we report on the conflict in yemen where currency crisis has left millions who are already starving and in even more desperate situation. and the asylum seekers on the greek island of some months forced to live in makeshift camps teach ever capacity i risking infection and disease. how the weather is now lousy dry cross much of australia but we do have a weather system just rolling through the bike you can see the clouds there just easing outs of western australia across south australia little area of low pressure here that will swirl away high pressure further aist will keep things somewhat dry into victoria melbourne at around sixteen celsius to twenty thousand for adelaide
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joining in a northerly wind at least for the time being we get up to eighteen there the perth again and then larry of high pressure so we can launch sheetrock here we go in through thursday any day on into friday by friday it should be last you try the full rest south australia funny truck lost much of the country make a way across the tasman into new zealand things a little more employments here we have got a few showers just rolling through there will be blustery at times you can see a little bit of cloud there just showing up quite nicely on the satellite picture you have a socialist across just bits and pieces of cloud and right into north out of fourteen degrees for oakland over the next couple of days it's a ton a little dry brush as you go on into the weekend as we head towards the weekend for japan things really going downhill here we go two systems here this one's making its way towards home issue and we got another system that of course is soulik running across the korean peninsula.
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desperate for a better life millions of people have sought refuge in unison sometimes their dreams of sanctuary are realized but sometimes disenchantment and hostility drives them home in the first of two films on these contrasting experiences people in power goes to the north german city where humane approach to integration is cruising surprisingly effective. assimilation nation. hello again here's a reminder of our top stories the knowledge is there a u.s. president has gone on the defensive as cases against two of his former top aides
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gather speed he's accused of making up stories to secure a peace deal but defended his former campaign chair has been guilty of fraud. thousands of venezuelans continue to neighboring countries there has been a rise in venezuelan women crossing into brazil to give birth due to a lack of ante natal care of medicine and even nappies back home. and zimbabwe's top started hearing the opposition party's challenge to last month's presidential election result the opposition says the vote was rigged in favor of president. ugandan pop star has become a major opposition leader is due to appear before a military court on thursday while the winds arrest last week led to violent demonstrations and battles with police his supporters say he's being tortured in custody catherine soy has this report from uganda capital kampala.
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a special master of a chant popularly known by his musical stage name while he's been in military detention for a week after kills broke out in the north and town of a ruined their presidential where he was seven his convoy was attacked in a local election campaigns travel is shot and killed another politician is in intensive care in hospital and several people who were also arrested have been charged with treason winds family and lawyers say he was tortured by the military due to the torment the torture when i was kid in was busted they've never done is to discount egypt the hit which was bleeding through the years they have known chick to the bones of the blue who believes their magick this drama maybe even the other side of the kitty. i want demand rates now is to give us what we want so that we can take care of him to have been sporadic protests in the capital and other parts of the country since his arrest many people who come for the bright. young
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people they say that they relate to the sounds of the struggle to want to leave was the d.d. five hundred seventy she tried. was a rousing reception for she's a basij and an opposition leader who has been arrested many times over the years she says she too has been tortured by security forces this country. is a cop t.v. thanks for. we live in a country where we have no power walk. the power over ugandans was a cop branded. by those with a gun is. probably one will be tried by the military because of the nature of the charges possession of firearms and ammunition which only the military are allowed to have many people who attended panels for a while in the charges were five accused that they're watching released by the sea
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he has a case to answer that he's has to be in the city and courts cathy zoi al jazeera kampala. the conflict in yemen has been described by the united nations as one of the worst humanitarian disasters in modern times the civil war has left millions struggling to afford basic goods and it's estimated that eight point four million yemenis are on the verge of starvation with many more just eating a small meal a day our correspondent alan fisher has this report from neighboring djibouti. the fight to survive comes in many ways all military conflict is torn of this country for almost four years abdul karim ali faces a daily battle just to feed his family he goes to the market in the city of aden when he can but finds every day that the little money has buys less and less today it's bread and milk for abdul karim and his four children it makes life harder harder to support growing children harder to keep that knowing hunger away harder
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to believe tomorrow will be better. as a value although if i choose moken bread according to my potential to eat because as i consider this is a main meal for me and my family today we cannot see meat and it was usual to eat meat and fish on fridays but unfortunately we are now eating only one meal a day because it is all we can afford. all the stores in the southern port city of aden receive full fewer people can afford what's on display the value of the yemeni reale continues to drop against me to foreign currencies that mixed importing everything the country needs much more expensive prices of going up across the board first they doubled then tripled its no estimated food and medicine is five hundred percent more expensive. shuttle most of the low dollar our local currency is now in constant decline and the central bank has not done what it should do which is to inject foreign currency into the market and consolidate the exchange rate but the different prices and the big rise in the price of the dollar is very
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difficult as the more the currency loses the more we and our country lose. last year the yemeni government moved the central bank from who controlled capital to it it was a step many experts predicted could bring the country to the verge of economic collapse program yemen went bankrupt after moving the central bank to the city of aden a legitimate government spends a long time recovering some of the central banks functions and activation them in aden illegitimate government has not been able to restore the state institutions especially the revenues institutions and therefore could not maintain revenues in the liberated areas the internationally recognized government relies on saudi arabia for cash injections which helps pay some public sector wages which goes some way to halting a complete economic collapse and stop the country running out of its estimated almost eighteen million people in yemen like access to good regular nutritious meals but it point four million are on the verge of famine they simply don't know
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where their next meal is coming from. abdul karim ali in this family eat today toward oh. that's another battle alan fischer al-jazeera djibouti. aid agencies in india say it could be days before the full extent of the flood damage in the town of carolina is known in the state of carolus down there's been no rain for the past three days but vast areas of the tropical region remain under water many people still don't have drinking water or electricity under thomas reports. team has moved away from where the worst of the flooding is in kerala so i'm not suggesting by any stretch that all of the water level has dropped to this sort of level nevertheless it has been sunny across the state on wednesday and that means that we will see levels are dropping that's good news of course but it does mean that pools of water like this are being left behind this is getting pretty stagnant smelly it's the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes and that's
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a big concern because mosquitoes of course carry diseases now the relief efforts continue the not yet into a reconstruction phase they're all about getting food and water and other things like that is essential so people reconstruction efforts will take months if not you can use governments has told the times of india informally that they are going to turn down more than a hundred million u.s. dollars worth of assistance that has been offered by countries predominantly in the middle east their essential is saying thanks but no thanks we've got this we're going to cope on our own india hasn't taken overseas aid since the two thousand and four tsunami and they're saying at the moment they can cope with this disaster on their own the word is news agency is reporting that saudi arabia has called off both domestic and international stock listing of their state oil giants armco it was expected to be the largest such deal in history which could have put the
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company's value at more than two trillion dollars the plan was central to crown prince mohammed bin songlines economic reform program and it was aimed at raising funds to reduce saudi arabia's dependence on oil well manisha tacon is an oil analyst and he believes that the company's close links with the government could be one of several reasons why the flotation has been called off. one could be just purely technical being a government the state oil company its books have to be completely open and yet it is very much intertwined so it would go as it has its oil operations have been its finances intertwined with the saudi government for example it does provide welfare to schools and hospitals and also on various projects of saudi basic industries and sources financial sources do come from saudi aramco and these are difficult to recall inside but the purity shares to be sold. in marci there on songs to cheese
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losing another international award for refusing to condemn the violence against slim's and rakhine state a city will be stripped off her freedom of edinburgh honor and that's a day after she defended her government's military crackdown the former nobel peace prize winner has lost six other accolades over the past year for her refusal to act she says terrorism triggered the violence that has led to more than seven hundred thousand range of muslims fleeing into neighboring buying that they. it's estimated that are eighteen thousand asylum seekers are now living on the greek islands that's well over the number that officials say that region can cater for and the third in numbers that's led to many taking matters into their own hands as john psaropoulos reports. lowder command has been living in this tent for a month he says he is sixteen and has applied for asylum in greece and. it's good here in greece i want to go to school and study mechanical engineering would be fine. lotus swapped his canadian village for
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a tent village on summers it's outside the island's official camp which is full of those living here plagued by insects there's no running water and the best way to have a bath is to swim in the sea summers is now home to some three thousand eight hundred asylum seekers that's half the island's population over again and four times its camp capacity this syrian man has constructed a retouched over his tent to keep his pregnant wife cool he's done his best to provide the amenities of home with official resources in adequate it's up to groups like sun most volunteers to help maintain hygiene and prevent an outbreak of disease they recently set up this laundry facility for the official camp a lot of people escaping the camp but. they don't have to watch that blanket and we think it's neat that we get bags with blankets in that bed like cockroaches in so what it says is that people live in
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a position to have no way out of saleratus cavies is usually a very easy treat. when you live in a camp like that there's no way you can get rid of a easy way of keeping refugees who arrived here from turkey means turkish authorities are not being asked to accept deportees who may have arrived in europe via a different route europe's political balance increasingly depends upon the efficiency of its external borders here at its eastern frontier greece safeguards europe's ability. to send back failed asylum applicants to turkey and greece has now concluded a new agreement with germany whereby it will take back refugees who applied for asylum here and smuggled themselves across internal e.u. borders that puts in place it reverse flow mechanism from central europe back to turkey but it leaves most uneasy about its role even though germany has in return offered to speed up family reunifications support to securing the question is how
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many people will be returned and how many families will be agree united with a piece of equivalence in limbo is anything difference we did look greece and it's just a two speed europe of some of the more fortunate asylum seekers are in hotels paid for by charities a sign of how europe is trying to encourage the silent to sell a political service some most just wants to serve its tourists jumps are awful us some of us former cambodian opposition leader has been denied bail cam sucka has been in jail for nearly a year pending a trial on treason charges his lawyers say they're worried about his declining health such as cambodia national rescue party was forcibly dissolved just before july selection hundreds of elderly koreans are returning home from a rare reunion with their relatives separated by the one nine hundred fifty s. korean war only two hundred south koreans boarded buses back to the south up to spending three days at a resort in the north koreans will take place on friday leaders of the to korea as
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agreed to resume the meetings at a summit in april. as vanished police made three arrests after breaking up what they say was europe's biggest illegal tortoise and turtle farm eleven hundred of the reptiles was seized including sixty two different species fourteen of which are considered highly endangered police say they were being bred in majorca on an industrial scale possibly for meat and eggs two germans and one spanish man face charges of trafficking and endangered species and money laundering. hello again these are main stories and al-jazeera donald trump's former lawyer who has implicated the u.s. president and campaign by elations now says he's happy to help with robert miller's investigation into the collusion between the trump campaign and russia now on
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tuesday michael cohen pled guilty to eight criminal charges two of them campaign finance violations and admitted to paying two women to keep silence about their alleged affairs to donald trump and he said the payments were made by the orders of trump implicating the president and criminal activity at the white house says trump is not concerned that cohen may corporator with the russian probe. as the president has stated on numerous occasions he did nothing wrong there are no charges against him in the us and just because michael cohen made a plea deal doesn't mean that implicates the president on anything john says the president has never by the american people because so many people now looking to be with him on the air force one say he knew nothing about these payments when events we now know he knew everything about the press he won look again i think that's an ridiculous accusation the president in this matter has done nothing wrong and there are no charges against him. symbolic ways top corps is targeted here in the
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opposition parties challenge to last month's presidential election results opposition leader nelson chamisa says the vote was rigged in favor of president emerson monday gaga who won with just over fifty percent the deputy speaker of uganda's parliament has met pop star and opposition leader bobby wine in prison and says he's been severely beaten by b. one was arrested nine days ago his detention sparked violent clashes between his supporters and police in the capital kampala wine will appear before a military court on thursday the reuters news agency is reporting that saudi arabia has called of both the domestic and international stock listing of their state oil giants are aamco it was expected to be the largest such deal in history which could have put the company's value at more than two trillion dollars the plan was central to crown prince mohammed bin sol months economic reforms. well those are the headlines plenty more still ahead but stay with us now
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for people and power that's up next. he is a self-proclaimed messenger of god claiming millions of devote but his path to enlightenment involves the rape and abuse of his followers when he sed investigates the fall of one of india's most powerful spiritual gurus on al-jazeera. desperate for oppressive laws millions of people assume refuge in europe sometimes their dreams are sanctuary and well realized sometimes disenchantment has to listen dr who. in the first of two throws on these conflicting experiences people in power has been to the gym and switching their generosity and open office have been making noise which to integration with.
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santa. now i have to turn around. i have this shiny. now. as muscle to have that done oh montanus is she. under the skin of what is then the one hand palm is a hobby and the mosquitoes you know to mean that in she. saud a mother of four is a refugee in germany after her husband was badly injured in an isis attack in iraq
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she had to flee the country with her children and find safety in europe. trying. to. look the way i suppose so many others before and since getting to safety was difficult and sometimes dangerous thank i want it so i do what. i want i should see on your side and i let them know. this guy was all she had meant about him until kid. didn't want. john anymore how tough he did then moved and then did so he didn't you know i don't think. now so i don't have family i settled in debts mold a small city in north west in germany and would often i'm. one have bit all my land there he had
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a buffer so it. must it that been here at least under the stress of this him six months this is going to be. since twenty foot team germany has taken in more than one and a half million refugees. the majority from the middle east and north africa. upon arrival most are assigned to a new town by the german government selected according to its population size and the standard of living. as a school does a slender d.z. . on distance to no desire to get on the scar. of a sudden he raised his start and i lined us to see our factories it was going to be a kind of the border they think if you don't go on this particular one is with your . debt with around seventy thousand inhabitants was asked to
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accept seven hundred migrants equivalent to about one percent of its population. the initial public response was cautious we started to give you some of my good and figure but that's hard to get. my family through feel of mention of naming on teams of british soccer and the bush team think it ends every two weeks i think there's another. tell us. and when we don't have each other then. it's i don't know it doesn't have a sense and. but as the refugees arrived detmold reacted positively to its new residents in large part because of the concerted efforts of integration made by the municipality the aim then and since has been to encourage as much interaction possible between the locals and the refugees through social events goodbyes by the
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authorities. cafe welcome is just one example where anyone can come forward and ask questions over was their concerns and we had people asking things like why do they come here and they claim our money but they have the newest smart they're supposed to be poor so it's an idea if they're actually supposed to be poor otherwise they can't be refugees you need to have someone who is who is responding to those sort of questions and does give you the facts that you need to know and i think in that way we still experience a very privileged position because a lot of the population of that night really has said we want to make this work and we really want to be a city that welcomes refugees. one result of this imaginative integration process is that saw the whole children have
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discovered a new passion. for acting. they're part of a drama group called fragile theater drawn mainly from refugees. to professional performers marianne from france and her german friend roots who run the project so i was on. the group has been brought together in this who paid for by the local authority to rehearse for a forthcoming public performance. i. to put this in. to go to. get money at. the group
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is going to be performing a piece inspired by their own stories you know just. count . them one. because they're. going to. do. things. on the. side. so. to do.
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and they will know that i like to play but there i see myself just something. you can see me and me smiling and talking in people are mean they're loving and you are joking but after all of this it's like drama when i'm alone sometimes i. so when i play with people it just makes me forget. thirty three year old emmanuel jerome comes originally from south sudan and has been in detmold for two and a half years. but his future is uncertain. unable to return home because his life is still at risk he plied for asylum eighteen months ago and is still waiting to hear whether he'll be allowed to stay in germany . in the meantime he's been relying on the charity of others and lives in this
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apartment in a retirement home owned by a local church. maybe i'm the lucky to be useful. chairman of. the house when a firm church for supporting everyone is there for. even i could feel like a lot. result in working with anything. sort of. he was forced to leave his family a mother and sisters back in sudan a country torn apart by war and famine he called bed to display photos of them in his apartment. here. it's so hard to look at them and been six years without seeing them. even to talk with a wonderful sometimes facial i mean is there so much i want to talk to them about
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when i was doing well why did i call so like i because i don't want to hear what is happening and of them we never talk even when to call us we are just crying. she's crying my mother saying i'm crying i'm not. i knew. mario and the director of the drama group has come to visit. this year should he says here yeah in preparation for the performance marianne wants to find out more about how emanuel came to germany each of us and how he's been managing since he got to detmold his story along with those of the other refugee actors will be woven into the script i think that's because you know being a city it's hard to must i think it could i just saw i think the time when yeah that doesn't just sound that decision to the new but his but what does it mean for
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you safety for. safety is like a place where all the susi general feel you feel that there is a lot of people people who love you around you if there is a look of all who love your own show you don't feel safe. we are people we are you know we are all the same that's why we come to europe because we feel that in europe that is all right it's not like people are different of people and to have different color different country or disk risk and this was the will of the we feel that here is that is you were right so we feel like if you come here we're going to be safe. emmanuel isn't the only one who's being encouraged to make his voice heard through the theater so i was also keen to show how a positive experience of arrival in germany gratitude at the welcome has received. even the thoughts of home and
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a never far away i cannot say. oh hi there was any of. those she knows that in comparison to other refugees she and her children a fortunate they come from one of the five countries given priority status by the german states iraq syria iran eritrea and so malia their applications are processed more rapidly and help is provided more quickly upon their arrival the family were housed briefly in an abandoned military base before being moved to more permanent accommodation the city pays their rent and the cost of heating. up almost the same detail how much of the n.b.a. . was going on to him that i was to call it and. so on early on. in addition to the housing so i had receives around one thousand euros a month to support.

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