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nothing to bring her story to the public. and some stories can only be told by those who are miles on the true. news from the heart of the viewfinder series on al-jazeera. media report the cia has concluded. this is a crucial moment. the u.n.
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says the war and sides in the conflict are ready to go back to the negotiating table. a summit for dialogue turns into a war of words between the u.s. and china will be live at the apec meeting on. the. us media is reporting that the cia has concluded the saudi crown prince mohammed and solomon ordered the killing of tomatoes shockey last month the wall street journal says congressional leaders had been informed about these developments on thursday washington post says the cia examined multiple sources of intelligence they include a phone call that the prince's brother caliban someone who was also the saudi ambassador to the u.s. had with guaranteeing his safety if he came to the consulate in istanbul we're going live to enter simmons' in istanbul in just a few minutes first to go to mike hanna and washington d.c.
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so mike this information was leaked to the washington post but there are other media outlets that are also confirming this information now indeed yes the cia has been the lead u.s. body in investigating the murder of jamal khashoggi that style rick to gina helpful went to turkey had meetings with the turkish counterparts but according to the washington post report this is just a little bit of the information that the cia has gleaned using multiple information sources to paint a picture that the washington post reports indicates that very strongly that the crown prince ordered the murder of jamal khashoggi now this was followed as you say by a number of news outlets a rip repeating this report but also quoting their own anonymous sources confirming it so certainly this was a massive story in terms of the u.s. media and certainly the number of sources reporting it would appear to indicate its
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veracity. in recent days a number of members of congress have demanded that muhammad have been silent be held accountable either by way of tweets or in the case of senator bob corker during a debate about yemen in the senate i asked for our level of briefing with matters pompei oh and yeah i asked for the comment assumes we get back to share with us what is happening with saudi arabia on both fronts both yemen and what is happening as it relates to the journalist who was assassinated in my opinion at the graduation of the crown prince of saudi arabia us now the washington post reports the cia has concluded that the saudi crown prince ordered the assassination of journalist jamal khashoggi the sit says according to people familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity the report says in reaching his conclusions the cia examined multiple sources of intelligence including
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a phone call that the crown prince's brother and ambassador to the u.s. had with the journalist before his murder khaled bin solomon was quick to deny the allegation saying on twitter i never talk to him by phone and certainly never suggested he go to turkey for any reason i asked the u.s. government to release any information regarding this claim. within hours several of the news organizations including the new york times and the wall street journal were also quoting anonymous officials confirming the report of the cia's finding although it is funny important it's very significant. what the washington post in new york times. c m b c n n other outlets over the last hours. reported that the cia internal assessment now is pointing straight years.
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in some as having ordered this operation this has never happened before at the cia we probably will not comment on this kind of report however the washington post wouldn't report this unless they were accurately reporting where they believe the cia said so which is a slight nuance now one can anticipate that the congressional oversight committees will have been briefed or demand to be briefed on this the reports alleging muhammad have been solomon's involvement unlikely to field even though the congressional demands that punitive measures be taken against the crown prince and his government the question is whether the president has been briefed by the cia on its reported conclusions and if so whether he would be prepared to back away from his stated reluctance to take action against the saudi government and its leader as . the question into is why this leak happened it's not only the case of one
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publication but numerous publications getting a number of sources in what does appear to be a coordinated dissemination of information well that's going to be much speculation in coming days as to why this leak happened if it is indeed accurate and certainly they're going to be questions from the white house as to why intelligence organizations if they did had made this information available to the media all right and i cannot live in washington my thank you and your sentence joins us live now from istanbul so this this new information that there that's out the public now entering a reaction from turkey. well it's early in the morning here yes there are headlines in place and online and in the papers now reaching the streets and some of them that this blockbuster story has been
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published by the washington post giving details of it and thus far as the washington post is concerned that story broke off to well after a telephone call between donald trump and rosie type two on the turkish president wasn't connected in any way with the blockbuster story but the two men did discuss the khashoggi case a background briefing says they agreed on the need to shed light on all aspects of the case whatever that might mean and also they talked about the need to prevent a cover up that circs stressing that point in that briefing about the telephone conversation now in the run up to the publication of the news story there was a whole day of prayer in absentia funeral and in absentia for. not only just in turkey but also in saudi arabia in medina in mecca and also in
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london amongst other countries but this was the main spot for the grieving istanbul . forty five days of the jamal khashoggi his murder they come to pray. with a grief that permeates a great rainy day oh my god about whom the more poignant because of the empty space of the moose on a stone here where a coffin should rest. one of the show jews friends set the tone of the day after this prayer we are going to look for. justice not anger. but deep grief but we are looking. this tinsley justice for. another friend expressed similar sentiment even by moment done by us into this was
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a barbaric act committed in the twenty first century this wasn't just the murder. expressions of anguish of regret and the quest for justice amongst it all more revelations from a turkish media about the last moments of jamal khashoggi his life events that dispute the saudi account of what happened. turkey's harriot newspaper says a so far on heard of odia recording disproves the saudi assertion that jews murdered was not planned the newspaper says the team can be heard discussing how to kill him the audio apparently contradicts the latest version of events from the saudis who are only twenty four hours ago said he died after being injected with a large dose of sedative following a brawl. and turkish investigators say it's already been established from the original recording the cause shoji was strangled to death a not drugged
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a ruling party official who knew kushal well says the saudi investigation can't be credible to the source that mikey pushed him on it's an investigation that is headed by the crown prince and that investigation says he isn't related to what happened in a trade organization of this investigation is problematic you can expect an independent fair judgment from that court. among those here were many who didn't know because he was murdered in the treasury quite unfortunately so that's why i'm here today it's really symbolic for me to this prayer. this is impossible not to react as a muslim and the human being we are here to do duty for jamal khashoggi for loved ones who maintain privacy on this day there may be some level of comfort spiritually but closure seems a long distance away. so and for the revelation that there is likely another tape
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that exists of what happened inside that consulate how might that play into. the public assertion that that. was involved in what happened. it's difficult to say but it certainly could have a bearing on it's does actually show beyond doubt according to the turks that this was not was definitely a premeditated murder of their that's indicated by the fact that you hear on this type of power many of them the team discussing well ahead of arriving in the coincidence on october the second that whole plan to murder him furthermore the recordings of international telephone calls not just warm but a number of them a small number and on one of those we have the transcript that that the main main
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member of the killing gang actually said on the phone to in a call to riyadh that the job was done boss woods that effect in arabic he was referring to tell the boss that the job is done should i say and that's really does indicate that there was a line of commom from riyadh now it was described by some investigators as certainly isn't a smoking gun as such and it's not clear whether there is a smoking gun however this revelation this claim should i say about how they had been solomon which is firmly denied by the saudi ambassador to the united states is explosive and of course you've had a whole range of other claims being made in the u.s. media to which a mike has referred and joining this saturday as it unfolds here in turkey there's going to be undoubtedly reaction from politicians here too and in far as the
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investigation team is concerned i'm sure all the signs were pointing towards this was what they felt was the case was that mohammed bin saddam and what was behind it was. directing it however there was a fear that there will be a complete cover up that isn't entirely put to bed yet there is still a concern that the narrative from saudi which is different so often this latest version of events has been described by some in the security community as the day she is ready because it doesn't really fit with them the logic of what had happened in the defense so drastically from the original version of events and then another version of events which was suggesting it wasn't it wasn't it was premeditated or they did have a fight as soon as they arrived at the consulate and he was killed now this is
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really a build up to something much bigger it's felt here in turkey in that tape in the tapes the the proof they say is there that there was a murder and a strong suggestion that mohammed bin solomon was the perpetrator in riyadh or under seventy five in istanbul andrew thank you how does president xi jinping says world growth is being overshadowed by protectionism speaking at the apec summit in papua new guinea he referred to us china trade tensions calling protectionist actions shortsighted and doomed to fail us president onil trumps decision to skip the yearly event has allowed them to take center stage at that summit and are some thomas joins us live from the summit so there have been opening remarks so far what is the tone and are. or a shell the sea in a perfect stance for cooperation but in the speeches that leaders have been giving
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so far on saturday it seems so stirred more for regional competition and certainly that is true first of foremost for the speeches of both paying and mike pence that he speaks as well from political leaders of russia malaysia australia and chile but it was really those two speeches because the vice president of the u.s. mike pence i was the president of china they represent the two biggest economies that are part of the group now mike pence used his speech really to take a lot of digs at china particularly the way that china goes around making loans he warned other countries represented here to be very careful of accepting loans with strings attached he said very pointedly that u.s. loans do not come with a constricting belt or a one way road a very direct jab really get china's. belts and road initiative saying investment all across asia and the pacific and indeed world why it's a very pointed job their president g eight well he was all about donald trump tower
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of strength might not be here but his policies are certainly being talked about let's listen to both those leaders so ball would really resorting to old practices such as protectionism unilateral ism will not result problems but also add to the uncertainties to the global economy history tells us taking the road of confrontation whether in the form of a cold war open war or trade war will produce no win it. we have great respect for president. and great respect for china. but in the president's words china is taking advantage of the united states for many many years. in those days are over. as the president said and china has tremendous barriers they have tremendous tariffs and as we all know their country and gauges and quotas forced technology transfers intellectual property theft industrial subsidies on an unprecedented scale so enter this as a big event obviously but not as many big players this year tell us tell us why.
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of papua new guinea this is absolutely huge this country has never hosted an event of this size it is by some knowledge in the poorest country that is part of the i hate group the apec group overall nineteen countries plus hong kong and taiwan so twenty one members officially together they represent more than half of the world's total g.d.p. but papua new guinea is a tiny tiny part of that so huge excitement. hosting this big event many many roads closed off a lot of the events actually the speeches that you saw of itself there actually took place in a on a cruise ship that has been brought in because there aren't really the facilities in the city to host events of this size alone the main apec summit itself will be held at a new conference center called apec house that'll happen on sunday as for what we're expecting will be a photo opportunity with all the leaders later on saturday then a dinner for them all on saturday night but the main talks will be on sunday but although those are the official events it's the kind of the bilateral meetings the
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sideline meetings that perhaps tell us more about what's going on here i'll give an example president jay last night on friday night i should say hosted a reception for pacific island leaders particularly those he invests heavily in in terms of aid on investment projects but also interesting lee only those specific a lot of countries that recognize china and not taiwan meanwhile across town taiwan hosted its own events for the smaller number of countries that recognize it's so just with aids and investment food and drinks receptions come with strings attached if you want them from china's president then you better economics china and not taiwan and it's kind of that geo political context that's on show here as much as it is about the official talks the communique will come out sunday it will be very interesting to see what that says given the blunt way in which my parents certainly and president g. have begun this aipac summit. enter thomas i thank you. so ahead on
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al-jazeera the death toll continues to rise in california as a grapples with the worst wildfire the state has seen. and once prompting motorists across france to stage blockades and demonstrations. out of there has been some pretty heavy rain in western iran in the last twenty four hours this is the clouds picked up by satellite in fact the whole system is active dancer kuwait and saudi arabia the head of it is joined by something else of a turkey in the hokus is a nice weather cold air is coming in from north of the caucasus and down through eastern europe which means the time being is not as cold as it was in tashkent an hour marty but the rain in the forecast has gone to dry looking picture at least on saturday from iran back through to the east and met the give us the action area get
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increasingly cloudy come sunday property still drive all the end of the day and it remains that way fine and sunny all to be on marty's a plus for to say winter is going into eastern europe at the moment and having had some active weather even a tornado spotted in saudi arabia from this weakening frontal system apart from one to thunderstorms possibly in the u.a.e. this is going south and disappearing then we got a dry couple days was maybe a significant share our blood again for at least a couple of days sunday or woods southern africa has been dry for a couple days without see showers have been showing up around the eastern side of south africa but there's not much more to call for the moment. for many years i kept my promise to secrets but every time far enough to extremism is mentioned it was
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a speed. bump you don't believe that we were superior. although we want to if they really had started a race war. how far would i have called. looking in the mirror to confront the past x. eight a witness documentary on al-jazeera. to watch al-jazeera these are the top stories right now the us media reporting the cia has concluded saudi crown prince mohammed bin ordered the killing of jamal khashoggi in the washington post is reporting the saudi ambassador to the u.s. told me he would be safe to go to the consulate but the ambassador denies that
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conversation took place. taking place around the world for people had been gathering in mosques and indonesia turkey saudi arabia and the u.k. . epix ahmed has seen a war of words between china and the u.s. as trade tensions rise chinese president xi jinping has said world growth is being overshadowed by protectionism vice president mike pence responded saying tariffs on china will stay until it ends what he called unfair trade practices. the united nations special envoy for yemen says the warring parties will attend upcoming talks and sweeten everything fighters say the fighting will continue as the coalition launches air strikes on the port city of new data or diplomatic editor james face as this report. when he briefed the u.n. security council special envoy martin griffiths was talking about the prospects of yemeni peace talks due to take place soon in sweden this is
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a crucial moment for yemen. i have received firm assurances from the leadership of the yemeni parties the governor of yemen of course first and then they are committed to attending these consultations i believe that genuine alike specked them to continue in that way and to. appear before those consultations and indeed so do the yemeni people who are desperate for a political solution to a war in which they are the main victims also briefing the security council the head of the world food programme who says the country is only months away from full scale famine david beasley had just forty eight hours earlier being in the main yemeni port of her data while in yemen he visited a hospital in sanaa that only has the capacity for twenty child patients a day they receive about fifty cases those not admitted to sent home to die
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one little child and i remember little feet was sticking out the blanket and it was kind of cute and i went to called the little feet you know they could not get a little smile and just like took on a ghost and nothing there. next week the u.k. will circulate a draft resolution to the other members of the security council calling for a sation of hostilities to data and other key locations used for transporting aid how will saudi arabia react diplomats told me they don't think the saudis welcome the idea of a new resolution james zero at the united nations around two thousand central american migrants marching across mexico towards the u.s. have reached you know on on the border american ships have been securing the moral law in the us i would barbed wire as the migrants approach authorities and he'll
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want to have opened a sports complex to take up to three thousand people thousands of flame violence and poverty in their countries hoping to seek asylum in the united states at least seventy one people are confirmed dead in california after the us states worst wildfire on record more than a thousand people are missing auburn also assets are. climate change has come to california severe drought in santa ana winds a simple spark launches to fire sit still have not been stopped the wind fueled flames moved so fast many had to drive through the fire to get out. this driver survived but many more did not trapped in traffic with the fire moving faster than they could an untold number have died calling for help that couldn't get there in time the number of people who are still looking for orange county for has increased to six hundred thirty one and this number increased by five hundred
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one people now hundreds of volunteers are doing disk gruesome we're looking for the remains of those who couldn't make it out but experts say it's possible many will never be found my colleagues are finding profoundly degraded human remains the term of art they use is cream ains went to is the consequence of combustion at high temperature for the thousands who escaped now a waiting game of wonder and worry did their houses survive how are their neighbors and where will they go now in a state already dealing with a severe shortage of housing thick blankets of smoke made air quality hazardous in cities like san francisco and sacramento a change in climate and more severe wildfires what california governor jerry brown calls the new abnormal rob reynolds al-jazeera. has
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a new exit breck's it secretary that is a prime minister theresa may fight to save a traffic trawler in that struck with the european union stephen barclay steps into the position vacated by dominic rabb one of a number of conservatives who quit after the tory cabinet backed the deal may take her plan to the public on friday speaking on london radio to try to sell the agreement but a number of her party senior lawmakers say the agreement won't be rejected by parliament. drivers across france are staging blockades and demonstrations on saturday over the rising cost of fuel sensor two thousand and eighteen petrol prices have risen as much as twenty per cent many blame the government for a series of so-called green taxes added to the price of fuel about live reports in just east of paris. priscilla dusk is driving a grassroots protest against high fuel prices in france she launched an online petition calling on the french government to scrap its high taxes on fuel aimed at
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reducing air pollution it has more than eight hundred thousand signatures. the government is out of touch with reality and daily life it's not easy just give up your car and buy electric a few financial incentives aren't enough. the campaign has become a nationwide movement known as the yellow vest protest dollars in asia yellow vests is a sign of support for our message is the symbol of the car and it shows the urgency of the situation rising global oil prices have pushed up the cost of fuel but it's the extra taxes on top in france that have infuriated motorists protesters say the taxes are unfair many people rely on their cars to get to work particularly in rural areas where there's little or no public transport this pharma says his income has fallen as his fuel costs have risen to the reader although it used to be soaring sauza in dollars in fuel a year but it's going to sixteen thousand so it's really pushing up my earning
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costs the yellow vest protest is being sparked by fuel prices but has become a symbol of why did discontent in france many people say they're simply fed up with the rising cost of living and with a government they say doesn't understand their concerns on a recent trip to northern france the french president was confronted nearly everywhere he went by people who said his policies favor the rich over the poor but what do my second question you'll notice i think it is eleven the money only based on color not a recital of it's organic vegetable farmer. says fan is essential for his business to make deliveries he says protecting the environment is vital but is big polluters like industry that should be taxed. along it's politically it's important to support the environment but the way it's being done. isn't fair you can't tax little guys like us and say we're the polluters we owe much you have to tax the source of pollution. emanuel michael has faced a series of street protests over his reforms and policies since coming to power
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last year each time he survived the storm but as his popularity plummets in opinion polls this may be one of the feast greatest tests yet how to handle a movement to fuel to not by trade unions or politicians but powered by people natasha butler al-jazeera says you need to talk to france our website is al jazeera dot com. when you get a moment al-jazeera talk. take a look at the headlines right now on al-jazeera the u.s. media reporting the cia has concluded saudi crown prince mohammed bin solomon ordered the killing of to market the washington post reporting the saudi ambassador to the us told me he would be say to go to the consulate but the ambassador denies that conversation took place mike hanna has more from washington d.c.
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than the past twenty four hours a number of politicians have stated bluntly that they believe that the crown prince mohammed bin sol man is responsible and should be held accountable for the murder of jamal khashoggi so certainly this is going to be more ammunition to those politicians to bring pressure to bear on president trump to take some more tangible action not just against individuals that have been identified by the saudi authorities but also possibly against the crown prince himself the united nations special envoy for yemen martin griffith says the war in parties will attend the upcoming peace talks in sweden meanwhile the fighting in yemen continues the rebels say civilians schools and hospitals in the port city for data were hit in the latest airstrikes by the saudi led coalition. this is a crucial moment for yemen i've received assurances from the leadership of the yemeni parties the government yemen of course first and then they are committed to
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attending these consultations i believe that genuine and i expect them to continue in that way and to. appear for those consultations and indeed so do the yemeni people who are desperate for a political solution to a war in which they are the main victims the apec summit is saying a war of words between china and the us is trade tensions rise china's president xi jinping said this being overshadowed by protectionism u.s. vice president mike pence responded saying tariffs on china will stay until it ends what he called unfair trade practices the number of people reported missing from the wildfires in northern california has jumped to more than a thousand the region's sheriff says an estimated one thousand eleven people are now missing authorities have recovered the remains of eight more victims raising the death toll to seventy one more than fifty two thousand people have been displaced those are the headlines radicalise you it's up next history has called it
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the great in the final episode the two sides fight themselves to a standstill while britain and france conspire behind closed doors to produce a secret agreement that will shape the middle east for the century to come world war one through our own knowledge. of the. i mean you know for one of the or were there were very well there were was never the number they were in our going out modern. russia where we were away were you there i was with you my mother was there so my very own
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whether you admire but to me i'll highlight there were never in my life why modern world would. come from the ashes would sadden my dad with the mayhem.

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