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all the bridges on the board troops are going to got off the desert sure it was it was just been taken over did not go the steps he took which were going to stop a shadow moment have video so taken on going rain is hampering rescue efforts president yoweri museveni is dispatching more rescue teams to the area due to district is vulnerable to landslides and flooding more than one hundred people died in two thousand and ten and in two thousand and twelve three villages were destroyed the government has tried to move people to safer areas but many residents don't want to leave your about in miami al-jazeera. and i had fully on the program spain might be marking its national day but in boston loner it's a castle on independence supporters are taking over the streets. and also why millions of blind kenyans are being forced to turn to traditional clicks.
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hello good to welcome back to your international weather forecasts were here across europe we have seen quite a bit of activity here across the mediterranean with all these clouds pushing through a lot of flooding has been seen we talk about majorca of course curse i dinny and also into parts of italy well good news is a lot of that rain has dissipated and we are going to be seeing some better weather conditions but what we are going to see is temperatures that are beginning to fall especially out here towards the west where we saw paris on saturday twenty six degrees we are coming down to about twenty one degrees as we go towards sunday and more rain in the forecast for london as well well here across the northern part of africa and for sure going to be seeing some rain showers here across tunisia tunas twenty four degrees for you and rain down towards tripoli we do expect to see clouds and rain as well algiers really not looking too bad at twenty seven degrees but a lot of that rain still still only makes its way towards the east and for sure tunas
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apply now to attend the twenty eighteen wish summit. welcome back a quick look at the top stories now a saudi delegation has arrived in turkey as international pressure mounts on saudi arabia of the disappearance of journalist marcus shoji he was last seen entering the compendiums consulate in istanbul turkey says it has proof he was killed inside the building. an american pastor who was jailed for three years on terrorism charges has been released from house arrest andrew bronson was jailed following the failed coup in turkey in two thousand and sixteen causing a diplomatic dispute between the u.s.
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and turkey. a rescue teams in east in uganda are searching for survivors from a landslide that's killed at least thirty four people in the would do to region posed to the border with kenya a river burst its banks on thursday sending mud and deputy down hill side. and in other news at least six palestinians have been killed by security forces during a protest along the fence between gaza and israel gaza's health ministry says that fifty others were injured when israeli soldiers targeted protests as with tear gas and gunfire palestinians have been holding weekly protests calling for a right to return to their homes and land their families were expelled from seventy years ago one hundred eighty palestinians have been killed since the protests began in march. the search for bodies off to indonesia's quake and tsunami is due to end on friday after recovery efforts were extended at least one thousand people are confirmed dead it's thought that another five thousand people missing the u.n. secretary general antonio terrace is in indonesia and has been visiting some of the
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west affected areas scott hyla has more on the story now. it was one extra day search teams were given another twenty four hours to continue looking for bodies after the earthquake and tsunami on sulawesi island two weeks ago before the search officially ended on friday thousands of people are still missing buried in mounds of mud in rubble or swept out to sea. u.n. secretary general antonio good has visited some of the communities flattened by the earthquake or stripped bare by the massive wave that followed it it's important that the leadership must be the leadership it's indonesian government that can lead these efforts the international community should be here to support not to complicate seems sometimes too many people tried to get involved in seeings and then of course the support of the populations is not as effective as it should be the u.n. had said he thought the indonesian government has been doing a good job extending his solidarity and support early in the search and rescue
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operations the government was criticized for slow aid distribution and the lack of heavy equipment here and all the global financial chiefs have been meeting now the twin disasters in sulawesi have been brought up in the context of the need for disaster preparedness but also as an example of just how critical swift transition from search and rescue operations to rebuilding is for the communities involved. during those meetings the world bank with germany and the u.k. set up a one hundred forty five million dollar fund for vulnerable countries managing the financial fallout from natural disasters and climate change the world bank's chief executive also visited the city of on sort of a sea island we came up today with our rapid damage assessment it says that the physical damages your heroes five hundred to thirty million dollars this is how seeking the structure it was that should do things it doesn't know the loss
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of life of the woods as the community has moved from a rescue operation to rebuilding the key many feel is to restart the local economies so people can get back to work putting their villages and their lives back together scott how to al-jazeera bali spaniards of not national day with rallies both in support of and against catalan independence thousands marched through the center of the catlin capital us alone at riot police alongside them called penn who has more now from boston lenna. spanish national pride on barcelona streets. for samba a simple celebration of being spanish for others another chance to voice opposition to efforts by the catalonia region to create a breakaway republic. i'm here for the unity of spain we all have to be together down with the independence movement. hundreds of police are on duty because that
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demonstration is on a collision course with opposing crowds now these are made up of mostly pro independence activists and self described anti fascists i mean the two things are the same being anti fascist as being against authority and somebody who wants to vote for their independence is thora tarion to. the political crisis triggered by the catalan independence issues gripped spain for more than a year despite a successful referendum pro independence politicians the fail to agree on how to split from spain and create their own republic it's difficult to explain to the people who support it because. in the political field but we did system that. but the spanish government insists there's nothing to negotiate and pro independence grass roots groups like these are growing impatient it delays and with their leaders we've always said that some of the parties that are growing
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dependence at the end they are stablish men and they defend interests that are not our interests at the same time they are just like moment allies sometimes but that's it and when we have to go against them we will be against them in the event opposing marches took a different route avoiding the chance of confrontation. beyond the issue of independence for catalonia or not detractors say october the twelfth is not a date would be of celebrating. it marks the arrival of christopher columbus to the americas more than five hundred years ago and the rise of the spanish empire these bolivian dances turned out in barcelona but they're not forgetting the brutality of the spanish invasion. i think you might think it was never thought up that we still have our own culture in spite of the fact that the spanish invaded us and robbed us we have developed and still maintain our culture that perhaps that's
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a lesson catalan leaders will have to learn put up with spain for now and hope history is on their side called pendle al-jazeera barcelona. russian foreign minister sergey lavrov is accusing the united states of backing a ukrainian split from the orthodox church calling it a provocation and this comes less than twenty four hours after ukraine secured approval to establish an independent church the decision was made by the patriarch in turkey a spiritual leader three hundred million orthodox believers worldwide it's the biggest spit in christianity for five hundred years challenge has more from moscow . although the kremlin and the russian orthodox church are organizations with deep links officially the kremlin is keeping some distance from this issue it says that it's monitoring the process closely but can't interfere in dialogue between churches in reality though this is all about politics and russia is concerned about
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the fraying spiritual bombs that have previously tied ukrainians to the russian orthodox church and thus to moscow the kremlin is using language similar to that it used after the annexation of crimea perhaps as a warning to ukraine it's saying that just as russia will defend the interests of russians and russian speakers everywhere so it will defend the interests of orthodox christians now the moscow patriarchate says calls constantinople decision a gross violation of the norms of the church system that it cannot recognize as legitimate but will have to wait for monday to find out what steps it will take that's when there will be an announcement as a holy synod meeting in minsk. a funeral service has been held for the bulgarian journalist victoria marin of a six days after her murder her body was found last saturday she'd been raped and
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killed in the northern bulgarian town of ruse on her last television show she interviewed two journalists investigating suspected corruption involving bulgarian businessmen politicians an e.u. funds man has been arrested in germany connection with a murderer. successful nuclear fusion has long been a dream for scientists worldwide unlike nuclear fission used in today's power stations fusion offers the possibility of clean nuclear energy a global partnership of thirty five nations has been the past twelve years working on a first prototype fusion reactor in southeast france as natasha but reports from it will cost at least twenty four billion dollars and isn't scheduled to open until twenty thirty five set in pine forest in the south of france is the world's biggest nuclear experiment hundreds of experts are working on the unique react
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a project called e-tail that could help solve the world's energy problems by capturing the power of nuclear fusion it's run by the e.u. and six countries including the us russia and china. before the their civil society return is about until our future energy needs and finding a source that can last for centuries it will consume hydrogen due tyrian interest him for which we have resources for hundreds of thousands of years above all it'll be safer and create no long lasting radioactive waste when the reactor ricin ishta it will contain one million purpose built components from around the world they must be precisely fitted there's no room for mistakes nuclear energy is currently created by splitting atoms but fish and forces them together it's the same process the power as the sun and this reactor aims to replicators inside the reactor reply as more of heated gas would reach temperatures of more than one hundred fifty million degrees centigrade fusing the atoms to create energy
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a magnetic field would protect the machine from intense heat if i walk on all the big projects but this one is more complicated and it's all about one thing and that is hitting their lines. sticking to a tight shuttle is one of each tells main challenges when it launched in two thousand and six everyone thought the reactor would be finished in ten years but thirty five countries investing in building components the just sticks politics and the sheer complexity of the project has caused delays and rising costs despite that ito's director general says the project is on track by suborn half listen three vis dignity will be available. if you will not be so easy to use anymore and saw real have. fusion technology ridge will be available for all the world critics say there's
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a risk that won't work will never lead to fusion energy being commercially viable it could be an enormous waste of time and money but if it does work it could help save the planet from climate change and prove the power of the human imagination for those here it's a gamble worth taking the trash butler al-jazeera cata hash france now at least half a million people in kenya a blind or visually impaired but treatment is expensive so many kenyans turn to traditional healers as catherine sawyer reports from holiday. eunice one boy has been waiting for this cornea transplant for the last five years she was going blind cornea the transparent out of most part of the eye has over the years been badly damaged the doctors can only operate on one eye and put her on another waiting list because the shot of the needed is for the other eye she has a condition known as conus
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a leading cause of blindness in kenya. to. these. half a million kenyans are partially or totally blind twenty percent of them because of corneal problems these hospitals i beg gets fewer than two hundred a year local culture makes organ donations difficult here majority of the cornea we've been getting is for us. between five hundred to one thousand dollars. very very good. because. that means people like to village in western kenya can hardly afford the thousands of dollars needed for the procedure she to surface from your condition she has been seeing a traditional. cough for three months now is confident that a concoction of how absurd plied once
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a week will help the patient get her sight back. she's had this problem for five years she's visited the hospital but the problem will go away my harms will clear the loneliness and how i swear by the leaves shoots and traps she's been using for decades after inheriting the healing practice from her mother and grandmother accord says she gets her. plants in her neighborhood after they are revealed in dreams she also tells us that what she's boiling now treats most immense and this is specifically for the eyes. traditional healers are recognised in the country's health care system they're important mostly in rural areas southern communities with few hospitals or people who cannot afford medical care. for the eye clinic. after having been attended to by. the less so they come when their eyes are now in the late stages.
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pays high heel or less than ten dollars for the treatment she gets but without the cornea transplant says is clear catherine saw al-jazeera western kenya. and finally after conquering the world of half a letter saying bolt has just taken another big step in his new football career by scoring twice on his first start four straight inside central coast mariners it was a pre-season friendly rather than a league game but both still looked impressive even pulling out a trademark celebration the thirty two year old jamaican is hoping to be awarded a precious contract for the new season. so just a quick recap of the top stories this hour now saudi delegation has arrived in turkey as international pressure mounts in the kingdom following the disappearance of journalist jamal khashoggi he was last filmed entering the saudi consulate in
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istanbul on october second and it's never been seen again turkish security forces say they now have proof khashoggi was killed inside the building amnesty international says the kingdom us trivial the journalist fate this is a crime the reason it is a crime is that it is your it was a few incidents that one of the killings so minimal and one of his appearance i don't know. if it's true that he was assassinated inside the embassy and they would also be responsible for extradition. so the responsibility is clear for the kingdom of saudi arabia it is for them to you his fate his word this time. and our other top stories an american pastor who was jailed in turkey following two thousand and sixteen failed coup has been released from house arrest brunson was sentenced to three years in prison on terrorism charges but was released for time served is detention led to a major diplomatic route between ankara and washington. rescue teams in eastern
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uganda are searching for survivors from a landslide that killed at least thirty four people in the but due to region close to the border with kenya a river burst its banks on thursday sending mud and debris down the hillside. at least six palestinians have been killed by. security forces during a protest on the gaza israel border the health ministry says fifty others were injured when soldiers targeted protesters with tear gas and gunfire have been holding weekly protests calling for the right to return to their homes and land their families were expelled from seventy years ago spain is marking its national day with rallies both in support of and against catalan independence thousands marched through the center of the capital and capital with riot police alongside them the parliament paused a motion on thursday calling for the abolition of the monarchy. and russian foreign minister sergey lavrov is accusing the u.s. of backing ukrainian split from the orthodox church calling it a provocation it comes less than twenty four hours after ukraine secured approval to establish an independent church as the top stories are have more news for you in
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twenty five minutes time do join me then now it's up front. did the saudi government abducted and murder a saudi journalist on foreign soil and if so will there be any consequences. i'm mad the house and the un's panel on climate change issued a dramatic report this week saying the world could see a global climate crisis as early as twenty forty but how do you get the u.s.
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to take it seriously when the president is a climate change denier loss gina mccarthy the former head of the u.s. environmental protection agency under president obama but first saudi journalist and government critic joe marcus shogi has been missing since october the second last seen when he went into the saudi consulate in istanbul turkey believe he was killed by agents of his own government inside the consulate and had his body possibly dismembered astonishing and horrific allegations but will saudi crown prince mohammed bin samarra faith and consequence. joining me now to discuss the disappearance and possible murder of jamal khashoggi a foreign policy analyst author and journalist religion brail who wrote the recent cover story for newsweek on the saudi crown prince and sarah leah whitson executive director of the middle east and north africa division of human rights watch at the moment of course saudi government officials refused to appear on al-jazeera and other well known defenders of the saudi government who we approached took
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participate in the show declined our invitation sara thanks for joining me up front before we begin i'd like to play a clip from an episode of upfront that aired earlier this year in which i asked jamal why you chose a life of self in the united states. because i don't want to be i don't want to be . of some other order. any that he has more position and man doesn't have a position he doesn't have to probably burn scars. in afghanistan more of the people most of the intellectuals most of the people in jail today support for. jamal khashoggi or not from a few months ago and it's quite hard to see that clip and listen to his voice given what we are being told has happened to him the washington post where jamal khashoggi writes a column is reporting this week that u.s. intelligence has worked out that the crown prince of saudi arabia n.b.s.
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mohamed been some on quote ordered an operation to lure jamal back to the country and then detain him the turkish government say that he was killed inside the consulate in istanbul by a saudi hit team and had his body dismembered roula what do you believe happened to your friend jamal. i believe that how much been solomon is capable of what he's stands accused off off kidnapping however the u.s. intelligence should have warned jamal and it's also there is a lot of blame to put also on us media i believe jamal of arrest has lived daily to tell the truth to tell all of us what was going on in saudi arabia and what this crown prince stands for what some media did is basically for people to the propaganda of this crown prince that he will hear more and less that he's a reformer and a moderate and a liberal in the words of tom friedman and the economist and others yeah it's outrageous we have an obligation there's
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a journalistic integrity and then that in this case it was betrayed totally and they failed spectacularly it's unmitigated disaster what this all of this had caused in the middle east and for americans and especially for people who have no interest like except telling the truth and informing the public opinion so you document human rights abuses for a living you have to distinguish between facts and fiction between credible reporting and conspiracy theories a lot of people are saying how could we know for sure what happened inside a consulate in istanbul given the prime source of information is the turkish government which has its own issues with the saudi government which of course doesn't have a great record when it comes to its own journalists who it looks up at record rates well the main reason that we can know one thing very concretely is that obviously we're not just relying on what the turkish government has said we are relying on the testimony of his fiance whom i spoke with on the day on which disappeared
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into the consulate while she was still at the consulate we have the video showing entering the consulate and actually what we don't have. is any evidence that he ever left so despite the saudi denials they claim that this c.c.t.v. wasn't working all of them switch donnel something that day which is highly convenient the evidence that he interred and did not leave the consulate of his own accord there is no dispute about that that is an established fact what we don't know of course what happened to him inside what we have is a lot of suspicious circumstantial evidence and his continued disappearance that sadly indicate that. was killed. but sarah if i may add something maddy the turks immediately aware then a day they start talking about
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a martyr inside the consulate how do they know that we know for a fact however cover the middle east that any embassy and any consulate as high as bugged by nation hope that hosting those consulates so they even went as far as the turks to say that they're willing to go inside their rooms with her in sick experts to tell in which room he was butchered and is a member and plus we have this evidence about these two flights coming in today with a squad with a team who most of them were identified on the pictures are outside the names are outside and most of them work for security apparatus of the saudi royal family why were there there and that day why did they enter the embassy in that day why did the leave in that day what did they do inside all of these questions need to be answered most u.s. senators came out saying we need to put sanctions and apply for the first time outside off russia the global magnetic sea act which is accountability for
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violators of human rights of human rights and i think that's a huge precedent sorry you were on the show with jamal. on the show a few months ago and on the show jamal made it very clear that he wasn't a member of the opposition he wasn't even calling for elections or democracy or he wanted to do was be able to write some pieces about the saudi economy saudi politics the future on the n.b.s. without being censored all restricted that it was a very low bar that it was all m.b.a.'s to me and the yen mohamed been so on m.b. as the saudi crown prince it looks like you can't even tolerate them oldest of descent from an establishment saudi figure general was not some anti establishment revolutionary was he the crown prince was only one opinion expressed and that's congratulations we love you crown prince anything else a suspect and so this has. being in an unprecedented concentration of power in the hands of one person in saudi arabia he has crushed wales who might have used
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different from him he's crossed independent journalists or media that might have opinions different from him and of course activists writers journalists scholars just to be clear even by saudi standards you're saying this crown prince the de facto ruler is authoritarian and controlling and dictatorial that's what you're saying. well it's i would even say i would even say revolutionary because i think he has called two of the bluffs that saudi arabia and saudi arabian analysts have long used to understand and explain saudi arabia one is that it rules by consensus that all of the royals have a voice in how their country is run and that's actually why things operate very slowly in saudi arabia because it's built on consensus he eradicated that by jailing morals who might have any opposition to his plans and second that the saudi government relies on the support of the religious establishment he's also knocked
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that pillar out let me ask you this rule joe ball in his washington post columns which are said to have annoyed the crown prince and his advisors so much this platform he had in the u.s. in english and in arabic he compared. to. the supreme leader and to vladimir putin the president of russia you and some others in recent days have compared to gadhafi do you think that is now a label that is going to stick in western circles where m.b.'s has been so popular up until now. look also that the saudis deserve better i think way that people in america or people around the world we desire are better in terms of journalistic standards that the way we covered the is tyrants but above all we deserve better from these governments. as well you know we have a problem they buy a lot off a hardware weapon areas so how can we it would be bad for business well it's bad
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for america's standing on america's values it's bad for all of us what he's saying his president trump is endorsing the idea that you and program and rebranding it all full of ford in this case cheap oil for. impunity for does not change one of our new one on restaurant sat nav are you one that i think we i don't i mean i don't know if trump will change but he will be forced to change by the public opinion and that's why it's important to keep the pressure on the public opinion this is not even gadhafi this is combined of gadhafi and i would say saddam hussein together this is gaddafi on steroids however it's worth some depth because he has billions of dollars to spend and the u.s. p.r. on lobbying and buying consensus and this is where the dangerous lie you a human rights what you've obviously spent a lot of time calling on governments to do something about human rights abuses in
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places like saudi arabia and western governments tend to you know you because of the oil deals in the commercial deals right now though you do have mike pence. you have marco rubio rand paul republican right wing so that is coming out and saying you know this is not acceptable if this is true the need to be called do you think we're going to see some kind of sea change in the u.s. relationship with saudi arabia over what has happened to. you know two days ago i would have said no however. recent bipartisan letter demanding answers demanding an invest. ation and threatening sanctions with the citation of the act is a bit of a surprise that a pleasant one i would say because clearly this time saudi has really triggered the red lines of unacceptable conduct even in our broken dysfunctional government here in the united states and so it's remarkable that m.p.'s has actually managed to
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bring together our dysfunctional senate and senators to act in a unified voice to demand accountability and promise sanctions which is what they should be doing so it's actually heartening but rula let me put this to you as much as we're glad that western governments the u.s. government is taking interest in this case and in the fate of jamal khashoggi and asking for an investigation asking for questions to be answered is a little bit depressing that it required the disappearance and possible murder of poor job for u.s. senate is a vice president u.s. media to some tom friedman to suddenly say oh there's a problem in saudi arabia what about the war in yemen still going on regardless of what's happened what about all the other people sara mentioned have been detained and tortured and disappeared in saudi arabia yes it's depressing disheartening however i would never forget the words of course who used to say that the one of the most important tools to fight human rights violations and violators is to shed
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light on what they're doing their actions their deeds not what they're saying for the first time we're seeing this is implemented however after many lines were crossed after mohamed bin solomon kidnapped the prime minister hariri and and for some to resign after he bombed an entire country and on caused a humanitarian catastrophe after even he bombed i believe two months ago a school bus in yemen killing four to children however i think in this case it touches us very close. model was working for us are going to say she was a u.s. residence and knew many of the people who wrote that was a former sarah last question to you knew jamal well you spoke to his fiance shortly afterwards when he walked into that consular. do you think he knew how big the risk was that he was taking. i don't know i think he had been given assurances
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before the prior week when he had gone to the consulate to request this document and they told him to come back i think he believed that his contacts in turkey with both saudi government representatives and the turkish government additional measure of security. and sometimes we believe what we want to believe and what jamal wanted was. testing to his divorce so that he could marry his fiance and start a new life. and you know love sometimes makes us to take risks that we wouldn't otherwise take and that's that's the best way i can think of that. was speaking when he walked into that consulate we'll have to leave it there the saudis say they did not commit never of i want to believe the saudi government more sarah leah whitson rula jebreal thanks for joining me on up front thank you marty.
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a record number of women are running for office in the united states this year in this week's reality check up from producer elizabeth walsh explains why this is still enough to close the political jump to go. remember that millions of people around the world who stood up for women's rights after donald trump was sworn into office for up this yourself. while that momentum has emboldened nearly six hundred women to run for office in the united states more than ever before this year a record number of women are running for office women candidates are breaking all kinds of records it's impressive it's progress but actually the united states still trails behind most other countries women represent fifty one percent of the american population that make up less than twenty percent of the u.s. congress why are so few women elected if the political system on. unlike more gender equal nations that have embraced contemporary voting systems the us still
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has winner takes all elections which give enormous power to incumbents who are primarily white man candidates without personal support on the home front or career flexibility disproportionately women from running and let's not forget that it's only female politicians who must deal with sexism it's not just the campaign trail erratic work schedules low pay rates geographic distance and unfair leadership selection process he makes serving a challenge for many women so how have countries like sweden and costa rica succeeded while for one thing they've embraced more modern and more democratic voting systems that make it easier for women and minorities to get elected they've also introduced family friendly hours to the legislative workplace and designated an equal number of leadership roles within their parliaments to women and they actively recruit women today for the countries of the world you see some type of electoral quota for their parliament not
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a fan of quotas you should be studies show they help to weed out incompetent man. more women in government is good for everyone experts found that women direct anywhere between twenty percent and hundred percent more spending to their voters they sponsor more legislation and female members are more likely than male members to take on committee assignments that reflect the interests and amounts of their districts sounds refreshing particularly given the u.s. congress is miserable approval rating of seventeen percent literally women get stuff done maybe it's time the united states stopped holding them by. the u.s. government to problem climate change published a report earlier this week which was the less we went. to the global economy the world could experience severe food shortages extreme weather conditions and the displacement of millions of people in just twenty years but with the united states on the vowing to leave the power is climate. agreement rollback environmental
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regulations and increase fossil fuel usage is it even possible to avert the coming climate disaster joining me to discuss this is gina mccarthy former head of the u.s. environmental protection agency the e.p.a. under barack obama gina thanks for joining me on outfront. great to be here mary thank you jeanne of the i.p.c.c. is dramatic report this week says we have just twelve years until twenty thirty to make unprecedented changes to prevent catastrophic climate chaos does the timeline for the i.p.c.c. surprise you did it shock you. well i think there were there was news here one was that no longer are we looking for a two degree goal we're looking for a one point five degree goal that means it's going to be steeper and hotter and have to be faster they're doing that because they're already seeing that we're experiencing some catastrophic problems already we cannot afford the luxury of thinking that we can keep emitting carbon pollution and to allow us to get to
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a two degree world it's just not going to be sustainable but the other thing it did is it said that we have the scientific knowledge we have the technical capacity and we have the financial capacity to be able to address this what were essential a lacking is political will and that could stem from people not making the demands on the government and it can also i think provide us an opportunity now to speak with a bigger voice in a louder voice we need action now the i.p.c.c. report says quote there is no documented historic precedent for the scale of the action needed to limit global warming to one point five degrees celsius and when you have a recent study showing that one hundred corporations just one hundred corporations are responsible for seventy one percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions since the one nine hundred eighty eight that suggests that this is systemic that suggests that the economic system needs to be changed root and branch if we're
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going to stop climate chaos well the only thing i know that changes systems is demand from people more broadly and more loudly than we're demanding it today that's what i want to have happen i don't disagree with you in some ways if we can identify the major shifts in systems we need that we haven't really did to tackle it and you say you know the developers need to be a degree but what are the demands for do you agree or do you disagree with people like naomi klein in the author and activist or kevin anderson deputy director of the tyndall center for climate change research in the u.k. who say that it's basically capitalism versus the planet right now. well i don't you know that's a that's even a broader systemic issue than i think we need to tackle today let's let's think about the fact that we have solutions on the table today that if we more broadly put those out and provide the right incentives we can make change happen i think the us in a capitalistic society can find ways of generating market based strategies that
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have the kind of broad impact that we need so i don't think it's the form of government it's the ability for people to speak to government demand leadership that is going to make solutions happen today and invest in the kind of solutions we need over the long term but the reality is the president of the united states right now is basically a climate change denier who thinks climate change is a chinese hoax whose response to the i.p.c.c. report was to ask who drew it surely it's a disaster for climate change efforts but he's the president of the united states the country historically responsible for most carbon emissions at this moment in history look at you not going to have me defending president trump i know what he did in terms of announcing getting out of paris was against the science it was against the law it was a decision that didn't recognize our moral responsibility here but in the united
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states you can continue to make progress at the local level you can continue make progress at the city level at the state at the regional level now do i think we're where we need to be i wish i did i know we're not but that doesn't mean that we're all going to sit around and wait for president trump to tell the rest of the world that the u.s. is not going to participate we are going to participate people are stepping up and we're going to do the best we can so you served under a previous leader your old boss president obama did take climate change seriously and got plaudits for signing on the u.s. to the paris climate agreement in twenty fifteen rightly so some of his supporters say he'll be remembered at least in his second term if not his first as the climate president but it was also under obama's watch that oil production rose at the fastest rate in the hundred fifty year history of the u.s. oil industry and he also presided over the highest u.s. not true gas production levels in history. well i mean clearly we didn't control everything because that snow not actually what the government has an ability to do
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but i think this president sent all the right signals about the importance of climate i think he turned at least to a great record in the second half of his administration on actions to take is there more to do do we have to now deal with the fact that natural gas was one of the transition fuel of the bridge fuel that got us away from coal yes it is now do we have to deal with natural gas we sure do so the challenges remain but the fact that he provided leadership domestically in the u.s. and internationally is undeniable in his you personally commission. was important for the world james hansen who i'm sure you know the legendary former nasa scientist who brought climate change to the world's attention thirty years ago he says in an upcoming book the president obama quote failed miserably on climate change and oversaw policies that will quote late ineffectual in politics would you say to him well i mean i think he's
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a great scientist but i think it's very hard it always to get scientists to understand that there is a system in which policies get made in decisions get made i'm not denying the science but translating science into political will is a difficult thing and i believe we have failed to broaden the engagement to human beings to make them understand that it's not about polar bears it's not about ice sheets it's about them the a family and our collective future when researchers from mit and the university of chicago came out in twenty sixteen and said quote if the pulse thirty five years is any guide the world is likely to be awash in fossil fuels for decades perhaps even centuries to come that's the reality isn't it and that's why it's hard to be optimistic when it comes to tackling this existential threat from god which it's hard. all of this is very difficult but you know i'm sixty four years old the world is nowhere near what it used to be thirty five years ago and it was and it's going
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to be remarkably changed in the next twenty because that's what science is demanding and that's what we have to produce low carbon future as a future that's healthier that safer where our national security is protected and where individuals can have the kind of clean air and water that they need to survive that's our only choice that's the future we need to run to not be afraid to embrace jim acosta i hope you're right thanks for joining me from it's great to be a medic thank you but so show up front will be back next week.
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to mind these outstrips supply an inference of a commodity. but don't shine is a compassionate act for children but not against the with them. from uganda which of united states food lines investigates innocent lives have been. chunk of between biological. parents. front lines on al jazeera. in the lead up to the u.s. midterm elections we will be talking to the american people looking at key issues for voters from immigration to economic struggles the health care system to racism and women's rights joining us throughout have told her for special coverage and analysis of the u.s. midterms on al-jazeera. for many young adults
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a coming of age brings greater responsibility. for this young man the responsibility of eight hundred years of family tradition weighs heavy on his shoulders. the choice is yours but the decision must be made soon. by blood part of the viewfinder asia series on al-jazeera. hello i'm maryanne demasi in london a quick look at the top stories for you now saudi arabia is facing increasing international isolation of the disappearance of saudi journalist. he was last seen walking into the saudi consulate in istanbul ten days ago and several media reports suggest that he was killed riyadh though says it has complete confidence in
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a joint team formed with turkey to investigate the disappearance stephanie deca has more from istanbul. they are explosive allegations the washington post quotes turkish and u.s. officials confirming that turkey has or g.-o. and video recordings that prove he was killed inside the saudi consulate you can hear is voice and the voices of men speaking arabic an anonymous source tells the paper you can hear how he was interrogated tortured and then murdered another source says men could be heard beating. this is a crime and the reason is the crimes that it is during one of his appearances is that going out and killing. so many of them and one of the interns and if the if it's true that he was assassinated inside him to see and they would also be responsible for extradition. so the responsibility is clear for the kingdom of saudi arabia it is for them to review his fate is where this time saudi arabia has
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remained silent since its initial statement left the consulate shortly after he arrived and that the accusations of murder are bassists good revelations that turkey has video evidence of what is alleged to have happened is ramping up pressure on the kingdom if true it would explain why turkey was so quick to conclude that he was killed inside that consulate but it also raises questions as to how turkey had access to what exactly went on inside the diplomatic mission and has been using turkish and foreign media to get its message out feeding through a steady stream of leaks of what appears to have been an unprecedented sequence of events of a well known and well connected saudi journalist who returned to the consulate to finalize paperwork in order to get married never to reemerge and i was horrified because he assured me. when we were in london that there was nothing to be
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concerned about. he said that on friday he had been to the consulate. they received them very well although they were initially surprised to see him. promise them if he came back again a few days later they would issue him with the papers he was off of so he votes. it was ok but apparently they prepared for him on thursday night turkey's presidential spokesman said they had agreed to set up a joint working group at the request of the saudis to investigate the disappearance of mr hersh the saudi delegation has arrived in turkey on friday for that purpose turkey's been waiting to search the consulate and also the home of the saudi consul general they need the saudis permission to do so but it seems if the latest reports are true that the turks already know exactly what happened to. stephanie decker
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al-jazeera istanbul. or in our other headlines this hour the u.s. military is flying home the evangelical pastor andrew bronson after a turkish court freed him earlier on friday bronson was sentenced to three years in prison on terrorism charges but was released for time served is detention led to a major diplomatic route between the u.s. and turkey. rescue teams in eastern uganda are searching for survivors from a landslide that's killed at least thirty four people in the doodah region close to the border with kenya a river bust its banks on thursday sending mud and debris down the hillside. and at least seven palestinians have been killed by israeli security forces during a protest on the gaza israel border gaza's health ministry says fifty others were injured when soldiers targeted protesters with tear gas and gunfire palestinians have been holding weekly protests calling for the right to return to their homes and land their families were expelled from seventy years ago you're up to date with
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all of our top stories coming up next on al-jazeera partition borders of blood more news after that do join me then bye for now.
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august donna claimed the front photo of british pop as mr jinnah governor general of the new dominion arrives of a constituent assembly in karachi. august one thousand forty seven. a century of british rule over its indian empire comes to an end guest of honor in the muslim capital while older laid him out of bed carrying out one of the loves viceregal guilt is the fall the partition of india took effect. the nation of pakistan despite. being mildly dead the stage was set all british road to give pays the bill dominion of india. by david levy across a newly drawn border leader's celebrate the birth of the republic. freed from colonial rule we should have peace two countries completes a long struggle for independence here is
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a vote we believe that we did to name. and now. i'm calm then when shown to be my big. even before the celebrations are over peyos ibrox. panic and fear sets in as leader turns on neighbors unleashing mass minds. millions to their homes. the celebrations war was marred by blood then took place against the backdrop of perfect violence. people who a year before we attended each other's wedding parties drink each other raping each other's daughters roasting each other's babies i was fit. for human passion unleashed. none of us can can foresee what could happen. while historians recount the horrors of the past for those who lived through them it's
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like yesterday. we're going to move or have been lucky when the yardbird or tom one day we're going to monitor. the eighty six year old joginder singh called it was a young teenager in india at the time. seventy years on he still remembers how muslims hindus and sikhs turman. heard it when they walk a little one if you will go if you hear oh they rated movie who. was a little bit in the out. the other guy. again is that the little girl you've already been awarded one of the would want to go to. from boca. to logwood you know they walk all over the. river's record.
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here. could very well move forward. from where we were. or who were here to live who would go it was probably due to reduce. our real grandeur. on the other side of the border in pakistan the memories are just as strong in one thousand nine hundred forty seven saladin colleagues family were muslims in india he's never forgotten how he escaped the killing but others did. we were staying in our. house on six september nineteenth forty seven six o'clock when my mother was saying a spear i hired a shriek cowing somebody. i turned and i saw a stick with
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a sword in the hand coming in my sister's body and. was the enter the. room of my mother killed her and they ran. toward us this is the house. saladin fled his home in fear of his life when he returned the horror lay in front of him when i enter the house it was just making the euro the. house nothing sort of holds. then you see your own mother. range and blood. and stomach open. then started coming up. how would you feel. how did it all come to this. many point the finger in hindi is then alone you'll
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know. when britain moved india it was the julian empires crown plundered for its natural resources. but in the devastating aftermath of war to britain had its own homes on the home. the list was returned with renewed feeling universal opinion in the country and bankrupted itself fighting itself to death with the nazis. and so british authorities say that it was the exhaustion of the empire and the bankruptcy of the mother country that led to the realization that the simply no way that the british could keep this enormous empire in chains to the moment to come to a head back home to land the rationing drizzle low light and leave the exotic plagues of india behind. after decades of crushing any movement towards indeed independence post-war britain had
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not had the will would amount to food on its calm. there is massive demonstrations across india. and there was. an awareness that the leaders the figure struggle could call strikes and protests which would paralyze the country. seizing the moment of british weakness three leaders spearheaded the push for independence. you are allowed me ruth mohammad ali jinnah and one hundred k. gandhi. at first they shared the goal of a free and united india one country one people regardless of religion. thousands of nationalist proud the great time to hear the message of gandhi leader of the demands for india's independence. was marked by god you mobilize the masses who gave them.

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