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eight happiness at the center of political policy inspiring the u.n. to pass a resolution urging other nations to follow part times example but how do you base your it. cities have criticized but when sure it's here that it is foibles by simply turning its pursuit into policy time has done what no other country has. this is zero. hello and welcome to this news our tears out headquarters in doha coming up. anger over fuel prices ignites a violent scenes in the heart of paris. red political unity builds in washington to demand answers from donald trump about the matter of saudi journalist jamal
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khashoggi also the u.s. and mexico discuss the fate of thousands of asylum seekers gathering at the border . and the copa libertadores football final is postponed and when as there is after an attack on a team bus and fighting in the streets. central paris has been cloaked in tear gas and smoke after fighting between protesters and riot police along a famous shopping avenue it was the violent end to demonstrations against president emanuel he's being blamed for rising fuel prices catherine stansell reports. a wave of yellow in the french capital the anger fueled by a proposed tax rise. for the second successive weekend this. so-called yellow vests created roadblocks in organized protests
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demanding president emanuel macross scrapped the fuel tax. riot police stopped thousands of demonstrators on the main avenue the sean saudis say from breaking through a cordon protecting the palace the president's official residence. and the protests continued into the night with demonstrators setting barricades and cars on fire the price of diesel has risen by twenty three percent over the past year to about a dollar seventy one per liter. micron's decision to impose a further increase of six point five cents starting on the first of january is the final straw for many here. the government takes everything from us they steal from us we have to pay for everything we are overtaxed and we hope that the protests will change things. the rising cost of fuel is going to trigger
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a civil war and i like most of the citizens we are already we are fed up with paying so much all the time it's become the new normal but paying so much it's just not possible anymore. that the president blames rising oil prices worldwide and says the tax is necessary for more investment in green and renewable energy social media has primarily been used to mobilize the yellow vests they say they have no leader or political affiliation police are concerned that far right extremists make infiltrate the demonstrations and provoke violence three thousand officers have been mobilized in paris. nearly three hundred thousand people took part in similar nationwide protests last saturday she people were killed and hundreds of others injured. france already has some of the highest road fuel taxes
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in europe across vowing to face down any protests and press ahead with his policy no matter how unpopular cutting stansell al-jazeera. the president tweeted his gratitude to police and condemned there is involved in the brawls thank you to our forces for their courage and professionalism shame on those who attacked them shame on those who've abused the citizens and journalists no place for this violence in the republic paris based university research says frustration with the president has been building up for some time. emmanuel announce that evolution it's the title of the book that the man you have not whole wrote during the campaign he was talking about repairing from that also it did the promise of a big separation in france if he's got one who distributed her distribution and those people are actually joined by something which is income and they don't see the challenges in their daily lives they feel
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a lot of frustration they believe that they pay too much starts but at the same time they don't get enough and you know one very important point in france is a consultant to pay tax but we see since recently that the consultant to pay taxes for us is declining french people can see there are many people can see that that they have too many times when at the same time the public. expenditure goes down so people are wondering why do they pay service tax when they're no one's dificid production or less public expenditure ups it's a very very big and quite difficult question for him and you and michael. jamal khashoggi is mad as seems to have accomplished something read and washington political unity key figures in both the republican and democrat party is a demanding says from donald trump's administration questioning the president's
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reluctance to act on the journalists killing democrat adam schiff is set to become the house intelligence committee chairman next year he's promising what he calls a deep dive into washington's ties with riyadh examining deaths the war in yemen and the stability of the saudi royal family and some of donald trump's republican colleagues have warned that his failure to punish the kingdom will have dangerous consequences president jordan has this update from washington d.c. . the murder of jamal khashoggi the washington post columnist may not be resonating with ordinary americans but for their representatives in the u.s. congress this is very much a controversy that is top of mind the hill newspaper is reporting that the entire senate is going to get a briefing in the coming week perhaps from the secretary of state like john pale and the defense secretary jim mattis about the u.s.
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his relationship with saudi arabia apparently this briefing is going to take a look at everything from how the white house is not accepting the cia's determination that murder was done at the behest of the saudi crown prince mohammed bin solomonic it's also going to be taking a look at the financial relationship between the united states and saudi arabia and it's going to be taking a look at the national security relationship between the two countries especially when light of the ongoing civil war in yemen one in which the saudis have been accused of violating the human rights of civilians in that war torn country by bombing civilian targets under the pretense of going after the fighters who want to take control of the government this hearing could possibly be made public because it's a opportunity for the general public to listen to senators question these two cabinet members but the real import of this potential hearing is that it would give the
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senators both democratic and republican more ammunition on deciding how to hold saudi arabia accountable not just for its conduct in the yemeni civil war but just as important for the murder of jamal khashoggi both republicans and democrats have been extremely critical of riyadh because of the murder and they say that it is not for the united states to be giving any sort of political or diplomatic cover to a country that would go out and willingly target and then murder some. that it considers a threat to its ongoing political low rule this is also a situation where the members of congress are going to find themselves pretty much in a fight with the white house the u.s. president donald trump has insisted that saudi arabia's importance in jail pill political affairs is much more important than trying to hold its leadership accountable for the murder of jamal khashoggi the president has even been
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dismissive of the cia's conclusions saying that it's more of a feeling than actual analysis that's not sitting well with members of the senate and certainly not with members of the health so not only is there a potential big hearing coming in the coming days on capitol hill but there will also be intelligence committee hearings at least in the house of representatives come january the case has been dominated by chris some revelations sudden twists and finger pointing as political ramifications continue to evaporate tony but he looks back at what's happened since the journalist walked into saudi arabia's istanbul consulate on a second. it was meant to be a new beginning for jamal khashoggi a new wife a new home and a new country but turkey was where he died an exiled journalist who dared to question and authoritarian leader his death in the saudi consulate in istanbul could so easily have been missed or even forgotten had it not been for the secret
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audio recordings from the scene no one really knows exactly how these recordings came about either the turkish security service it bugged the consulate or a concert official with a conscience recorded them in the end it doesn't really matter what matters is that they expose the lies and deception surrounding this murder at first the denials are strong on october third the saudi crown prince mohammed bin sultan denied all knowledge of the killings saying mr casady disappeared after he left the consulate building an october the eighth his brother been salomon the saudi ambassador to the u.s. repeated the claim but on october the twelfth according to cia sources reported saudi crown prince asked jerrod krishna president tom son in law why the outrage is because saudi was a dangerous islamist this anger the turkish authorities and that is when the audio recordings started to be leaked. on october thirteenth eleven days after mr casady was killed the turkish newspaper subba published details of the killing it said
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they came from a recording from his i watch that was sync to his i phone held by his turkish fiance outside the consulate the i watched part is perhaps not correct but the newspaper said the recording was of the journalist being tortured and then murdered this is when the picture and the response started to change with such grim and irrefutable evidence it was difficult for this out and out culture of denial to continue and if you're over suspicious or cynical nature this is when you could believe that and agree narrative was beginning to take shape and an element of collusion was starting not just in saudi arabia on october the fifteenth president donald trump introduces the element of rogue killers maybe being responsible he repeated maybe two days later my comp a of the u.s. secretary of state was dispatched to riyadh where he stressed the strong alliance between the two countries and said we face our challenges together the past the day and tomorrow those challenges then got harder on october the seventeenth the
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turkish daily yeni shafiq printed more details about the killing revealing the concerns of the saudi consulate general in istanbul he asked the hit team to do it somewhere else the paper reports that he was told to shut up if he wanted to live back in saudi saudi arabia as noted began to change at this point on october the nineteenth the saudi attorney general said the journalist was killed during a fight on october the twenty first the saudi foreign minister adel algae of their followers president trumps line and says mr khashoggi was killed by a rogue elements and insisted the crown prince had nothing to do with it it's interesting to see who these rogue elements are according to the information available they include some of the most trusted members of mohamed bin salman's personal security team and a forensic expert and they acted under the orders of the deputy head of saudi intelligence in a country where the crown prince exercises such an bride. per hour it's unbelievable to some that such a mission could have been undertaken without his knowledge on october the twenty
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second the saudis introduced a new version saying that it was an accident that mr kosofsky raised his voice the team panicked moved to restrain him and then had him in a choke hold in which he died on the same day this was dispelled by more audio revelations in the newspaper which revealed new recordings that mr cumshaw ji was either strangled with a belt or is fixated with a plastic bag after cia director gina hospital listened to the recordings in a visit to turkey saudi arabia changed its story once again on october the twenty fifth after more than three weeks of denials and implausible explanations the saudi attorney general finally admitted the murder it was premeditated he later and now to the death penalty for five of the team but with no further details and stressed that the crown prince was not implicated. on november the sixteenth the cia leak their findings with one official saying it was blindingly obvious who was responsible three days later more audio details released by her newspaper revealing
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just before the murder exactly how the hit team was going to commit the killing and who would do what the paper said the recordings also detailed nineteen phone calls that were made to riyadh after the killing including one in which the caller said tell the boss the deed is done on the same day habit turk online newspaper reveals more from the consulate audio recordings with mr being grabbed to soon as he walked in and being called a traitor and the man who posed as his double to give the impression the journalist left the consulate saying it is spooky wearing the clothes of a man we killed twenty minutes ago when president trump declared his support for the saudi crown prince he said there was no direct proof against mohammed bin salmen on november the twenty second harriet made the strongest allegation against the crown prince stating that the cia has an order recording between mohamed bin selman and his brother in washington ordering mystica shaadi to be silenced it hasn't changed the mind of president donald trump it's business as usual with saudi
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arabia this terrible murder will be remembered for the lies and deception but also the day a u.s. president gave a pardon to a thanksgiving turkey and a virtual pardon to saudi crown prince tony berkely al-jazeera istanbul canty more ahead in this news hour. britain and spain settle their last minute disputes over a tiny rocky peninsula clearing the way for sunday's breaks at the summit. taiwan's pro independence president resigns from her party's leadership after heavy election losses that are likely to please china. and rail madrid's a winning run under their new boss comes crashing to an end more on that coming up in sports with. france says its troops have killed a top rebel commander who had links to al qaeda i'm
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a duke rufo was blamed for several violent attacks in mali and neighboring countries died of his injuries after a raid by french forces on a forest in the central region of on thursday fighters were also killed in the operation that lack of security is stopping mali and refugees from returning home tens of thousands fled to neighboring mauritania and they're living in the camp but already difficult conditions could soon get west doctors without borders is pulling out so the only hospital there will close many on one hundred ports. a simple building providing the most basic of health care it's part of the operation run by doctors without borders all remain safe in the embedded camp home to fifty seven thousand mali and refugees that includes the only hospital but that will close down in a few weeks in a safe is pulling out saying it's time to hand the job to another don't suffer it
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is all criticism i have been in them barrack him for six years and now that we've met the urgent needs of the people the situation is stabilizing we've always said we'd leave in september twentieth we extended that to the end of this year to give the people time to find an alternative. but finding an alternative has not been easy difficulty securing funds were reportedly affected and the emmis if decision to leave and other international humanitarian groups of facing the same funding challenges million refugees are worried the camp will be left with nothing. refugees have a real problem now an absence of medical treatment will be a disaster the camp is on sand dunes and we need ambulances to transport patients we had hoped to myself wouldn't leave us the good work molly and sought refuge in a b. in mauritania when conflict engulfed northern mali in two thousand and twelve to
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rig rebels declared independence in the north that year a month after the president was pushed out in a coup but within three months they had lost that ground too on saturday in a group with links to al qaida front stepped in to back mali and forces a year later and peace deals with the two rig have followed but despite a continued french military and un peacekeeping presence iceland the greater sahara and al qaeda linked fighters still operate that's a problem for mali and refugees who want to go home pretty much everyone here feels it's still not safe more pressure than on the u.n. refugee agency responsible for the key here. we are hoping that the international community will respond. in the coming days groups of border. sick border because it is very important we cannot leave fifty seven
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thousand. life in this isolated corner of the sun hold this it is a struggle temperatures as high as fifty degrees celsius and sandstorms and drought but for now they have no choice but to stay with these decent healthcare or not medium which is iraq mexico's incoming government is in talks with u.s. officials about a plan for mexico to host asylum seekers while their case is a heard in u.s. courts it's a pressing issue at the moment as thousands of central americans have gathered on the mexican side of the u.s. border hoping to cross mexico's incoming interior minister says there's no agreement yet on hosting u.s. asylum seekers but tweets from donald trump seem to suggest that there has been some kind of deal migrants at the southern border will not be allowed into the united states until their claims are individually approved in court we will only allow those who come into our country illegally other than that our very strong
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policy is catch and detain no releasing into the u.s. all will stay in mexico if there any reason it becomes necessary we will close our southern border there is no way that the united states will after decades of abuse put up with this costly and dangerous situation anymore let's speak to ana maria salazar slack in the mexican city of or she is a former u.s. deputy assistant secretary of defense for drug enforcement policy she was also a policy advisor to the u.s. special envoy for the americas and thanks for being with us let's start with president trying to tweets this suggests it's a done deal is it. i don't think it's a done deal but i don't doubt that there has been conversations between the incoming government which by the way the new president will be sworn in next saturday's who are pretty much less than less than a week away from having
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a new president in mexico so i wouldn't doubt that conversations are taking place between the incoming government and the white house this conversation has been also been taking place with the current government which has been reluctant to sign on to any document by which the mexican government would keep it silent seekers in mexico in part because of it has to do with resources in part it has to do it would be criticized in mexico if the mexican government would accept it such in a green mint but there may be a way i mean i think what they're going to try to do is to reach a some type of. informal agreement by which mexico would keep them which would keep the caravan or at the keep the migrants here in mexico till the situation is in the united states but it's very controversial here in mexico and i believe president elect abroad or joining the campaign or in the lead up to the campaign called trump
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and neo-fascist and now that he's taking less than a week in your mind what's changed since then and what kind of political ramifications might he face. then also during the during the electoral process and even during this transition that is taking place president elect and that monopoly sort out has spoken highly of the us of the us president so it's kind of we don't know what we don't have not clear to us whether this is going to be easy or relationship between mexico and the united states now that we have a new president i could probably bet it's going to be very there's going to be a lot of frictions and potentially there's going to be a big debate in terms of what to do with these migrants because ultimately the are in mexico and mexico is has this humanitarian crisis in the border in one of the cities of the one i've spoke to the mayor on my many of my radio shows and he's
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very very very not only frustrate crowds he desperate because the city doesn't have the infrastructure to receive these number of migrants so he's declared a humanitarian crisis with the expectation that the united nations and the federal government is going to come in to rescue the city which they haven't done up until now so it's not an easy situation for up for the local governments it's not an easy situation for the government is really not going to be an easy situation for the new incoming government and i want to ask you a little more about these numbers we've seen five thousand people arriving in the last two weeks a thousand five hundred more expected literally in the next few days if you were talking about this humanitarian crisis what kinds of resources does mexico need for a deal like this it is that even possible and i also want to ask you about the areas where they might be kept we're talking about border states here with the u.s. and you've had lots of experience with dealing with drug cartels and violence in these areas what kinds of threats what these migrants be facing if they're forced
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to stay there. well you got it but it's a that's a very good point part of the problem that migrants have had as it crossed through mexico is that these cartels that they're not even drug cartels anymore just these criminals asians basically pinette migrants and they hold them as hostages as they negotiate ransoms with their family members in the united states and they kill them or they kidnap them and they force them to work within these remarks in a zation so the danger of crossing to mexico in was it's saw by them coming in as a big group it would end with a lot of international press and that rhetoric international red cross and in the human rights. in different human rights and n.g.o.s kind of being observers to make sure that they were and they were mistreated by local authorities and by you know kidnapped by these criminal organizations but when i look at the border the problem
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is not only these but now five thousand migrants seventy what about could go up to nine thousand just in one city is that the city is the one and i would say most of the border cities already have a situation where they've had migrants not only from central america but mexican migrants trying to get into the united states haitians. migrants from other central american countries beyond a doubt as most of these most recent group are coming comes from and who does i mean basically they just get stuck in the border and what happened is that they try to cross illegally one by one or two or three in the middle of the night. death threats right now and this is why the u.s. has reacted the way it's reacted and it's kind of it was confirmed to me by the mayor of the that is that there was information that there could put a possibly be a group of these migrants trying to cross at one time you know basically kind of
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grab hand and see how many can jump the jump jump the border. which is very different both if you go into these big cities so one of the argument that is coming up now is that these this decision by donald trump to put got soldiers on the border and to strengthen the border and to force the migrants to stay in mexico is that there may be more attempts to try to cross illegally into the united states which is also very very dangerous so it's you know you have a very good point in the sense that the cities already have they already have a problem a humanitarian problem that just there's not going to be enough food there's not to be enough resources are keeping them in these big dysplastic they're keeping in a baseball stadium but it's starting to get cold it's not freezing but it is very uncomfortable it does rain and there's not an up to then there's not going to be enough doctors to tend to them so that's what by these mayors are not going to be declaring a humanitarian crisis to see if the united nations and the federal government steps
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in to support them they haven't received enough support from the federal government i mean at least in terms of beating them and giving them basic health care that they that they need specially for the children and pregnant women so it is a humanitarian crisis and you know what it probably is going to get worse that has anna maria salazar slack an emissary in mexico thanks so much for your time ana have a good day. the final of south american football's biggest club competition the limited door as has been pushed back by a day after one of the team buses was attacked river play in team fans threw projectiles at the rival buckley jr as it headed towards the stadium in point as there are several players were hurt they were then street battles between fans and police al-jazeera. outside the stadium. but was seen the last of some of the sixty six thousand river plate fans streaming out of the stadium which
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is just behind me they've had a day of great frustration. has been a day of violence with the boss turned up turned up at the stadium was attacked by river plate fans some of the windows were broken two or three of the players were hot by breaking glass the police fired tear gas some of which got inside the boss' affecting some of the players who have to be treated two of them taken to hospital the juniors players that they wanted the game suspended they were no fit state to play their star player called most of his came out to say they were not ready to play they gave me the physically or psychologically the football itself american football authorities called me ball insisted that the game be played by two and a half hours but with sixty six thousand people inside that stadium they finally decided that the game would be suspended by twenty four hours it will be played. after the. still to come in the second half of this news hour. and no go if america
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how saudi arabian visa restrictions are keeping palestinian pilgrims out. can upgrades to the nation's ports allow nigeria's shipping industry to compete on the world stage. and find out who clinched pole position at the final formula one race of the season that's in sport with peter later in the program. by the sky nine information. or off the coast of the italian riviera. hello again welcome back we're here across china we are seeing some clouds beginning to develop and push in from the south that's all dealing with a tropical system i'll get to that in just one moment but you can see the clouds right there making their way up here towards hong kong not looking too bad as we go towards sunday the end of the day but you can see the rain showers here in the south china sea now as we go towards monday those will be pushing into hong kong
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some of those rain showers could be heavy at times extending all the way up here towards taipei now that one system we are talking about is making landfall here in vietnam a very weak system in terms of typhoon but we do expect to see some very heavy rain over the next few days as this pushes in it's going to weaken quickly but we do expect to see anywhere between two hundred and possibly even three hundred millimeters of rain as the system pushes that rain across much of that northern shore so watching that very carefully over the next few days the system dissipates but the rain does not so localized flooding is going to be a major problem and then here across india well much better conditions down here towards the south we did have quite a bit of rain last week the rain is beginning to subside up here towards the north though not really looking too bad in terms of temperature new delhi twenty six degrees but crotch it is going to be a hot day for you with a temperature of thirty one degrees hyderabad at thirty one degrees in kolkata about twenty eight degrees for you. the waiver sponsored by qatar and greece.
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because we're not. sure that. rights are being violated. and food stripped away. anniversary of the wishes of the whites that stand out. like. bandits for human rights. china has a serious shortage of women and a lot of. one on one east meets those desperately seeking love any way they can on al-jazeera. al-jazeera. swear every.
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you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories this hour french police have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse tens of thousands of people protesting against rising diesel and petrol prices crowds gathered into the night in paris building barricades and setting cars on fire the so-called yellow vests demonstrations began last weekend and have since spread across the country. key republican and democrat lawmakers are demanding answers about the u.s. president's reluctance to punish saudi arabia for the killing of journalist jamal khashoggi democrat adam schiff is set to become the house intelligence committee
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chairman next year and is promising a thorough investigation into the affair. mexico's incoming government is in talks with u.s. officials about a plan to host asylum seekers by their cases ahead in u.s. courts it's a pressing issue at the moment thousands of central americans have gathered on the mexican side of the u.s. border. taiwanese versions have backed anti gay marriage referendums and what activists say is a blow to the island's reputation as a rights trailblazer the result came at the end of a dramatic day which saw president sighing when resign as leader of the ruling party after it suffered major electoral losses as adrian brown reports from the capital taipei. some voters waited patiently in line for up to two hours to counts their ballots the election and the referendums happening alongside it were about local issues they also indicated the popularity of the government led by president
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xining when the verdict a severe setback to her leadership the democratic progressive party lost control of taiwan second and third largest cities she offered to resign as party chairwoman which analysts say will weaken her power within the d.p.p. so here i think in iraq i think first of all i need to take full responsibility for the resolute in today's elections effective now i resign as a chairwoman of the democratic progressive party our efforts were not enough disappointing all supporters who gave their all i also want to once again express our deepest regrets as with all elections in taiwan there was one overriding issue china. with or without the african demonic dependence we taiwanese decide our own future we are always taiwanese and unlike us they are chinese. unfollowing with a referendum to decide whether we go for independence or unification but i
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personally support maintaining the status quo and the governments of both sides should cooperate in january two thousand and sixteen zion and the d.p.p. won a landslide victory and taiwan had its first female head of state. but almost immediately china's leaders and their supporters here began a campaign to undermine her administration the relationship worsened after signing when became president almost three years ago the leadership in beijing often demonizes her over her refusal to accept there is but one china and taiwan is a part of it as a result the diplomatic and economic squeeze of taiwan goes on. there were setbacks as well into contentious referendums with taiwanese voting against same sex marriage and changing the name taiwan uses when it competes in international sporting events it's been a bad weekend for taiwan's leader but it's provided
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a further reminded that democracy here remains one of the freest and most vibrant in asia adrian brown al-jazeera taipei. every woman and every girl has the right to a life free of violence those are the words of un secretary general antonio terrace as the world marks the international day for the elimination of violence against women the u.n. says a third of women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives by sleep at the hands of a partner only fifty two percent of women married or in a relationship freely decide about sexual relations best control and health care seven hundred fifty million women around the world were married before the age of eighteen and more than two hundred fifty million have been subjected to female genital mutilation most of them fifteen or younger in sub-saharan africa and arab countries. let's speak to anacreon judge who was in suva fiji via skype she is the
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regional director for asia in the pacific un women and and i want to ask you about some of these really alarming figures i see here that violence against women is a serious a cause of death and incapacity is cancer we've been seeing the me too movement develop is there enough awareness about this issue. thank you things with opportunity to be here indeed violence against women is one of the greatest violations of human rights affecting women's lives everywhere and unfortunately for too long women who experience violence has been blamed they have been silenced they have been stigmatized perpetrators largely have gone unpunished and this has kept the magnitude of the problem quiet but we do see that we've come to a tipping point now with the need to movement in other sister movements of around the globe which is beginning to change the situation and to transform isolation and
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silence and you global solidarity and i think one of the beautiful things with a need to movement is that it's shown that no country no sector no we're going to say she is immune to this violence from corporate offices to factory floors from marketplaces to public buses from the entertainment industry to the world of sports it really happens everywhere and this is very important to begin to change the script and to increase awareness of course unfortunately there are still many women around the world whose stories are not being heard. and who still are afraid of speaking out because they're afraid of the implications for if they do and this is very much the theme this year for our sixteen days of activism points to world hear me too which aims to bring also those voices that are not being heard. so that we need to listen to all survivors to know where they are and to make their needs and
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their voices the center of our responses and i want to ask you about this campaign so today is the international day to prevent violence against women that as we've had so much violence is actually from the intimate partners the campaigns like this really help change minds because what we're talking about partners here and we changing actions or are we just really changing a conversation. so what i think is very important in this campaign is that it draws the attention to the fact that everyone has a role to play in ending violence but of course the work itself doesn't happen just during sixteen days it needs to happen as you said every year every day and it has to be done by everybody by governments by community organizations by the u.n. system and by individual men and women and boys and girls in how we live our lives and this is why the work to end violence against women is very much at the heart of the women's work and mandates that we do with our partners because we do know what
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works to end violence against women the campaigns can help draw attention to the issue but the real work on the ground is where the transformative change will happen and that has to do with implementing awesome policies having access to justice for victims and survivors we need to make sure that women who experience violence have access to essential services whether health legal psychosocial support and most importantly perhaps we have to prevent violence before it starts and this means working with individuals from you know to teach them about respectful relationships and to teach them about gender equality and this is how we will effect the change that is the that and i we've also seen some pretty alarming figures here around female genital mutilation and lots of people would argue that in certain places that's more of a cultural issue and not so much regarded as violence against women but tradition
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how how would you address that as part of this campaign how do we try to change minds about cultural practices that could be damaging for young girls. so what we see around the world is that culture sometimes is used as an excuse to justify violence where there's you know that bias against women is never justified and this is why it's so important to work on changing attitudes and to work on changing the the harmful imbalances in power which which drive violence against women and that's why the work on prevention and working with faith based organizations working with the education system working with sports celebrities media to really transform those harmful stereotypes that culture justifies violence against women because of course we know that there is no excuse
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and that women and girls everywhere no matter where they come from have the right to live their lives free of the fear of violence and i guarantee that force from the u.n. women talking to us from see if thanks so much for your time ana thank you for having me britain and spain have settled their differences for now over a rocky peninsula that threatened to sink sunday's breaks at summit it means the u.k. is divorced still is likely to be rather stand by e.u. member states china how has more from brussels. the british prime minister was all smiles in brussels on saturday night e.u. leaders are set to approve her briggs's deal at a special summit on sunday morning that after agreement was reached with spain effectively giving it a veto right over future negotiations involving the british territory of gibraltar a couple the unfair of it is the very i have informed the king about an agreement on gibraltar firstly i want to tell you that the european council take place to
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morrow and secondly that europe and the u.k. have accepted the conditions imposed by spain therefore spain will lift its veto and vote in favor of brigs it tomorrow. spain's delight means a possible end in sight to a three hundred year old dispute with britain over gibraltar for tourism a it could mean a further hardening of opposition to her deal at home to northern ireland unionists to prop up a minority government and threaten to vote against the briggs's deal in parliament because they say it compromises the integrity of the united kingdom more than eighty of the prime minister's own m.p.'s and most of the opposition have said they'll do likewise i believe she is genuine when she says she wants to see and i come that does no harm to the union and the internal market of the united kingdom however this draft agreement feels her own commitments some like briggs it supporting former foreign secretary boris johnson have insisted to reason may go
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back to the negotiating table calling the deal a historic mistake but that's not going to happen the e.u. is adamant there's nothing more to talk about no more negotiating to be done when the leaders gather on sunday morning here in brussels it will be to waive this deal through setting the scene for the ultimate showdown to reserve may's fight to get it through the united kingdom parliament go to hell al jazeera brussels yemen saudi backed government has rejected a u.n. offer to manage the running of a crucial port special envoy martin griffiths met senior the rebels had agreed to talks on the un's role in managing the port of her data the hooty is control it and saudi amorality coalition forces have been battling to retake it for months griffiths is expected to meet members of yemen's exiled government in riyadh on monday. nigeria is undertaking a major reform of its ports as it seeks to grab
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a large just a larger share of the traffic in west african waters but despite modest improvements the country is still losing two point eight billion dollars in revenues each year to competitors most of it is linked to corruption and a lack of infrastructure amid interest reports from lagos. to service boats making their way with ease into and out of a nigerian port. a few years ago this process was murdered in red tape and corruption that may be changing but huge challenges remain there active sought to have a single interface for the clarins and inspection of cargo so that has talked at so yes or been business has forced into a bomb not to the quantum leap that we want we want to have camels whereby you can just come a car when they just move and you you you knew would now have a significant. improvement on what is of.
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improvements in ports infrastructure and new technology has eased operations bases are loaded faster but not all port uses such as flight is service are more efficient. efficient service is now but besides that we do things without due cause there is one for the other stakeholders in the industry. just. every vessel entering or leaving nigerian waters is closely monitored here at the command and control center allowing for prompt response in times of distress or security breach. why is the busiest of nigeria sixty ports fifty berthier every day on average turn this in the bottom of the last few years something creates revenue or the potential for further increases because of automation and other upgrades. despite presidential directives to ease the conduct of business in the ports some
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agency is accused of circumventing reforms and that is diverting traffic to other countries but officials say with or without reforms such cargoes will still not come to the nigerian ports that meet at the center that's. actually come with or have. to the market and i've talked up to the neighboring countries. nigeria seaports account for eighty percent of the country's international cargo traffic over the last ten months the government generated nearly three billion dollars in duty but it also lost as much revenue in the same period to regional competition and smugglers nigerian ports are operated and concession agreement with the private sector where the ports authority supervising operations while ports around the world use advanced technology sudden cargo inspections are still carried out manually in some nigerian ports hardly encouraging enough to businesses looking for
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a quick turnaround. comedy greece al-jazeera lagos palestinians living in lebanon are appealing to saudi arabia to reconsider the visa changes that have blocked them from making their pilgrimage to mecca then acosta explains from beirut. travel agencies offer special packages for the has and of the most important pilgrimage for muslims but for some time now they haven't been able to serve all clients saudi arabia is no longer granting visas to palestinian refugees in lebanon who hold travel documents that means that more than one hundred and seventy thousand refugees among them. are affected by the new restrictions. housing is a religious duty for all muslims some one of the five pillars of islam we asked saudi arabia to reverse its position. officials in the palestinian authority
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embassy in beirut have been seeking answers from riyadh so far saudi officials are not publicly confirming the travel ban but the palestinians are aware of the new measures through an official channels that. the palestinian ambassador contacted the saudi ambassador who said he wasn't aware of the decision but in reality any palestinian who wants to go to canada has a travel document of. many fear the saudi decision is political and linked to u.s. president donald trump so-called deal of the century between israel and the palestinians the details of which are still to be announced. when palestinians obtain passports they're no longer refugees it changes the palestinian refugee law which is linked to the palestinian cause. israel wants refugees resettled or reintegrated in this is they live in many palestinians believe saudi arabia is working with the u.s.
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and israel. the right to return is at the heart of the palestinian struggle many refugees fear that israel wants it off the negotiating table and recent decisions by the trumpet ministration like recognizing jerusalem as israel's capital and cutting funding to the un relief and works agency for palestinian refugees are ways to pressure palestinian officials to agree to israel's terms for peace. palestinians in the kingdom are also under pressure palestinian officials say saudi authorities are demanding they obtain passports if they want their work permits bridge note. a lot of people are approaching us to obtain a palestinian passport just so they can travel make their lives easier we don't want to encourage this. preserving the palestinian identity means preserving the status quo giving up their refugee status is giving up the right to return to the homes their families lost when israel became a state it's something palestinians don't want to do but increasing pressures may
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not give them a choice center for their beirut. sports is just ahead. from stay alive in the davis cup final piece that has that and everything else after the break. a father should be a protector. for. he was her tormentor. betrayed for years she carries the evidence inside her. but will this be enough to find justice in afghanistan's patriarchal society. a thousand girls like me. a witness documentary on al-jazeera fresh perspectives. possibilities. fairness journalism.
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over from julian lapa taking so large he had guided rail to four wins in a row the best start of any coach in the club's history but a nice first match since being given the job on a permanent basis railway thrashed three know by thirteenth placed a bomb the defeat caps a difficult twenty four hours for the madrid side on friday they were forced to deny allegations that captain sergio ramos had failed a drugs test in twenty seventeen. elsewhere in lowly goes monday scored a late equaliser to rescue a point for barcelona at atletico madrid in the late kick off the draw keep sparser top of the table but as you can see it is a really tight at the top only two points separating the top five clubs in italy cristiana rinaldo was on the scoresheet again for your interest as they overcame spoke by two goals to know in city on saturday were now they hit the back of the net to open the scoring for you in this home game they extended the lead at the top of the standings to nine points although second place napoli have
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a game in hand mario meant to get schooled the second goal. over in england for premier league leaders manchester city well they remain unbeaten so far this season following a four no freshening of west ham david silva and raheem sterling had them to hit inside twenty minutes leroy sunday then doubled the tally with goals either side of the break as men now with eleven wins and two draws this campaign although he says they still room for improvement completed always at international break always so difficult and that's why i give a lot of credit that knowing we have to develop that we do it i know because we will do it for a long time ago and then we do it again. liverpool and tottenham also maintained their unbeaten start of the season lupul winning three nil at watford while spurs be chelsea three one in the london derby but there were boos at the final whistle at old trafford as manchester united only managed a goal or straw with crystal palace they fought for it gave very soon for it so i think they deserve the credit. but i think we should also ramos selves
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for a while. for the result because we started really well and we we did the most difficult single part of scoring taiwan will continue to be known as chinese taipei in international sport after voters in their country voted in favor of maintaining the status quo in a referendum asked whether they agreed to the use of taiwan when participating in all international sport competitions including the upcoming twenty twenty tokyo lympics more than fifty five percent of voters voted no chinese taipei is the name agreed on more than three decades ago by taiwan china and the international olympic committee france have kept their hopes of retaining the davis cup alive they were to love down to croatia in the best of five match tie after friday singles but came roaring back in saturday's doubles french open champion. nick alarm on who beating evander and matted have achieved four sets to make it two one heading into the
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final singles matches on sunday i. england dished out a thirty seven eighteen beating to australia to cap their november tenth series with three wins out of four their only loss came to new zealand two weeks ago despite their dominance in london on saturday they went to halftime against the wallabies at thirteen all but the hosts turned on the style in the second half to complete their sixth straight win over the australians. first half we had opportunities to probably get a bit further ahead than we were. led them back in the game and go to the conference and then we will second have to regroup. real english and the second half is really plunged england's cricketers are in control of their third test against sri lanka at the end of the second day england were three hundred fifteen for seven at the start of the day's action but were soon all out for three hundred thirty six as luck chance some become finished with five for ninety five de muth
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karunaratne scored eighty three enjoyed a silver it's seventy three but then things fell apart abdul rashid helped himself to five forty nine as for lanka slumped to two hundred forty all out in and with three without loss at stumps and lead by ninety nine runs. but we always have that belief you know going into that session you know that the play exceptionally well. just fall into the stuff so we have that mindset we got a positive mindset knew that if you stick to our plans things will change you know not given up. we came after tea how do you know how that believe myself and you know things just happened to just change but it's always have in our minds of knowing that things will happen eventually formula one world champion lewis hamilton will start from pole position of the season ending grand prix in abu dhabi on sunday the british driver wrapped up his more title in brazil two weeks ago was just quicker than the city's team and felt any potus in saturday's qualifying session for my title rival sebastian vettel will start from third for ferrari. and
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