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gentlemanly of course of course we want the ukrainian church to not be on their moscow so that russia does not employ and sarah decisions were. rare echoes off the three hundred year old st andrews church. the pro ukrainian orthodox church survived an arson attack last month but it's not clear if regional politics will be as resilient very well you'll respond with your challenge ballasts . the presidential palace in mexico is usually off limits but that's changing with the new president on this manual lopez obrador is opening the residence to the public down home and join the tour in mexico city. at the presidential residence los pinos has always been shrouded in secrecy sealed off toward mary mexicans last week that suddenly changed the new president under his money well look there's over the door opened the gates since then crowds have been swarming in
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to take a look at the imposing buildings and to even roam around the president's private office. it's excellent a privilege for all mexicans to go in here enjoying the wonders we were all missing out on because it was always close palatial houses cabins and look tree conference rooms with all the fittings at the end of alaska's was taking full advantage for a fifty birthday photo session the all important can see on us the way. this is ours really we built this with our own money so it feels good that they've opened the doors. the new president says most people's will become a cult true center to live instead his own house it's part of his history to drive which is also seeing him selling the presidential plane and traveling to his inauguration and his old folks like injector epifanio who traveled from two hours away to visit thorley approves. well look we can always come to you that's why the
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mexican people made the change because of so much corruption and poverty officials enjoyed the best planes the best shoes for their children while the poor in the hills walk barefoot but his wife rosa isn't so sure about opening up those people's you know if they get a look at that dirt over there to do it. in to miscommunicate that is open they know well it's very nice but give it a year it's going to get very dirty. there's certainly a lot to clean not just the extensive grounds of houses but a few extra features this is the private cinema underneath the main presidential residence and the guide to tellus the directors themselves used to occasionally show the president their films there and there's another interesting room if you move along this corridor. this is the bunker built by former president felipe calderon and he might have thought that he needed it because the so-called drug war
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started shortly after he came to power. good idea if you really want to do it. to. feel the same president.
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old jews iraq where every.
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argentina has created two new marine parks we have get close it's amazing the un commitment to protect its national water is this week congress approved the pox in the country's southern most see the move will protect the habitats and feeding grounds for whales sea lions penguins and other marine life covering a combined area of ninety eight thousand square kilometers they take the country's protected oceans area to eight percent just shy of the ten percent goal for twenty twenty now it's time to support. thank you very much we're going to start with one
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of the best performances of the n.b.a. season so far bron james went to take on the houston rockets but it was the raucous james harden the who showed why he is the league's reigning and v.p. braun had led the lakers to win their last two games but his twenty nine points on the night that meant little in the face of a savage display from harden this one set the tone as he barreled through the lakers. in the game for his first points of the game and that with a fifty point triple double the force of those in the career and the most and now of any player in history the braun kept l.a. inside to of the rockets but he couldn't card an out of the game final score rockets one hundred twenty six lakers hundred eleven. the dallas mavericks of it steve played his first game of the season after recovering from ankle surgery the
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german no wasn't called for just six minutes and making one jump shot but it marked his twenty first season for dallas an n.b.a. record unfortunately this came against the brody team the phoenix suns or who ended the ten game losing streak suns winning ninety nine to eighty nine is the seventh straight victory over the mavericks football now a spanish on israel madrid could move into second place in league on saturday if other results go their way to wall if their city rivals that lead to core beaten by a don't lead to as unsaddle scholars that men. very connel in second place it will be theirs but it's complicated to the current second place side that severe only play on sunday rails form has improved since the lies took over os a disastrous start to the season. cheek i don't know what you're going to do and which of it ryo viacom don't have many get out tributes they manage very well with
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the ball they will not give it away easily and they usually start very well we need to get out there to win from the very first minute with the support of our fans with the terminations with energy with strength in an orderly way and with all the qualities we've shown over the last few games in order to beat them it's obvious that the day's action against real sociedad that atika will visit a reality i don't need the club the brazilian legend right now though has invested in. a host and the late kick off it was for a league champions most city are aiming to return to the top of the table when they face everton on saturday city could see the return of said job where off to four match absence with a groin injury he did. in the last two tourney sessions with us trying to save us today because they have the game minister to these friday thursday so is the transition with the team he has not been and he's injured so. much to going to the site and all the matches to face us in the meet burnley at wembley for them host
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in-form west ham in the london dobby but he does have a poor will be in action on sunday. well football matches in the french league have been under for the second week of running due to security around the yellow vests protests. stripper to dijon is one of five games called off due to the civil unrest in france must says hosting of bordeaux has also been affected. red star belgrade in the champions league in midweek and are thirteen points clear at the top of french domestic standings. it twenty eighteen feet for club world cup second round kicks off on saturday in the united arab emirates african champions s.p.l. also will face hosts a line for the right to face a south american champion river plate madrid will await the winners of. and.
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it's a huge responsibility for us to compete a little i think the team is ready to play at this level and we're motivated we have to do what we know we are able to do which is attacking and keeping position of the ball we don't want to change what we know how to do what it did not do you want to laura players are very good and strong i haven't played against a mexican team before they have many mexican players and they have very different tactics to what we are used to after analyzing the way they play i really believe that they are very good. the first gymnast to speak out against former usa gymnastics national team doctor larry has received an award from sports illustrated magazine rachel hall and was given the publications inspiration of the year award on wednesday to visit in two thousand as a fifteen year old has been sentenced to up to one hundred seventy five years on charges of sexual assault. but it's really a sign to me that the world is paying attention that sexual assault matters and
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that we're going to listen to survivors this awareness for everyone. straight is batsman shared the century partnership for the first a wicket before india hit back in the second test at perth the hosts ending day one on two in a seventy seven for six three hundred centuries on the score card that for the oldies india won the first test at adelaide last week. the first for not tomorrow to do any crucial if you can get them. to look return to the now we're right back in the game and if we can bat good in the first innings then then we have a good chance but the important thing for the first four short on next next morning and i'm sure that the pacers would come out. mexico. has the chance to win a world title in the third weight division on saturday. is a unified to middle way to world champion after beating good night the goal of ghana in september the mexican is moving up to super middleweight to fight to
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a rocky fielding in new york fielding is five inches tall and has a four and a half inch reach advantage. you also look is i know the challenge i have in front of me i know that i have a tough fight secure wasn't i like challenges and i know we're going to make history though agents came in superstock said spend the said super g. of. cup season that had. to be on friday it is the double limpid gold medalist thirty six a world cup victory in seventeenth in the super g. the thirty five year old finished in one minute twenty eight point six five seconds to take it first place he is a two time over a wall cup champion and he now leads the world cup super g. and overall standings. the men's will surf league title is going down to the wire and why. brazil is one of three surface chasing the championship
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at the pipe mosses he needs to win no finish to claim his second title just in the wilson of australia is looking for his first he won his heats and will be trying to fend off another brazilian. for the crowd and that's more later on well that's it for me to pay for this news hour but i'll be back here in just a few minutes with more of the day's news. xenophobia violent and beating the drum for an ethnic civil war in the heart of
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europe. al-jazeera infiltrates one of the continent's past describing right organizations and exposes links to members of the european parliament and marine the poems national party generation hate. part one of a special two part investigation on al jazeera to cope with driving in kabul you need nerves of steel and a strong heart the afghan capital has some of the most challenging driving conditions anywhere even though women are allowed to drive by law many men say culturally it is wrong that. there are lots of men here that the abuse you they block your car motorcyclists right alongside shouting bad things no one helps us when the taliban were in control women were forbidden to drive but outside of the main cities it is rare even now to see a woman behind the wheel society's changing albeit slowly but the women drivers of
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afghanistan there was a long road ahead before they are fully accepted anti fascist anti establishment and. despite the recent official disbanding of its militarized wing a basque separatist movement is found alive and well on the terraces of a build stadia. a place where political revolutionaries share a platform an ideology with football hooligans. and read all death on al-jazeera. a scramble to get much needed aid in yemen but as it arrives in the main port city there's more fighting despite a cease fire deal. hello
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i'm the star and this is al jazeera live from also coming up. to president trump donald trump's former lawyer insists the president knew it was wrong to make money payments during the election campaign. stepping down because prime minister mahinda rajapaksa is resigning just weeks after his appointment which led to a political crisis. taking its case to the u.n. serbia seeks an imagine seeing meeting after a controversial vote in kosovo is parliament but it says could lead to an intervention. there are reports of fighting on the outskirts of her data just a day off to yemen's warring factions agreed to a ceasefire in the port city earlier aid agencies took advantage of the truce to distribute desperately needed food and humanitarian supplies more than three
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thousand apostles were sent to have data the ceasefire was agreed between who the rebels and the yemeni government at un backed talks in sweden on thursday. in the presence of our delegation in sweden was very important and we've sent a message to the world that we're with peace and we want to achieve peace the talks are successful and put on the right path to peace and to improve the humanitarian situation the human tragedy in yemen is unprecedented while the u.n. special envoy on yemen martin griffith says it's still a daunting task to end the four year war he was briefing the security council on the progress made in the talks in sweden our diplomatic editor james bays reports from the united nations in new york. the day off to an interim peace deal in yemen the u.n. negotiator at the talks warned the security council there was still a long and difficult road ahead mr president i also have before you today with
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a call for caution our collective achievements this week worried i hope you will agree a significant step forward but what's in front of us is task and as ever. in the context of such negotiations or realizes that the end of negotiations that the hard work is only about began. the u.n. senior humanitarian official warned against complacency he said a quarter of a million people. pulled we're on the edge of a phase five food emergency the technical term for that stage is catastrophe so i can confirm again what humanitarian agencies have known for a long time a terrible tragedy is unfolding in yemen and it's getting worse the special envoy revealed that general patrick comer of the netherlands a veteran of the un who's commanded peacekeepers headed inquiries and written reports for the united nations will set up a team of monitors who will deploy to yemen as soon as possible it's believed
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general comet's team will be unarmed and we tossed would provide incredible monitoring of the cease fire in the port and city of her data the monitoring mission will have to be endorsed in the un security council resolution that is likely to be difficult to negotiate with passed resolutions saudi arabia has put pressure on members of the security council including the current arab member kuwait to try and shape the words of the resolution to their interest jamesburg days al-jazeera of the united nations some are hamdani is a yemen analyst and a visiting fellow at georgetown university she says protecting the ports of our data is kenya to ending the conflict in yellow. i think that although we're witnessing clashes there it's really important to keep in mind that these parties are going to have to come together again in january and we're also going to keep talking about the ports today that because again it's the only way that
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humanitarian aid goes into the majority of yemenis so the subject of protecting how does my going to go anywhere but it is important again and this is where you go to the u.n. resolution that's going to implore pieces that were mentioned and this in this document that they just signed in sweden that says hey you know what the port city produce any be run as usual and i think the more the achieve in the future in january the more they agree on other things you're likely to see one day the same blythe's itself and start running in a way where he and medicine and other supplies can go in through the port city and against saudi arabia has been rising in the united states but the senate voting to condemn the longstanding ally for the war in yemen and its role in the matter of journalist jamal khashoggi the washington post is running a full page ad that contributed to its regular contributor the post says it will continue to push for meaningful action over saudi arabia's role in his killing five
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days ad as part of a larger campaign plan to twenty nineteen. donald trump's former lawyer says the president told him to pay hush money to two women during the twenty sixteen presidential election knowing it was wrong michael cohen made the comments in his first interview since he was sentenced to prison this week on multiple charges some relating to payments and at silencing allegations on trump's sex life committee health reports. as the courtroom drama surrounding donald trump's former personal lawyer came to a dramatic conclusion this week michael cohen was largely silent not anymore dying knew what i was doing was wrong in contrast to his earlier statements cohen now says trump knew about the hush money payments he was making to two women alleged to have had affairs with trump according to cohen the payments were directed by trump in an effort to influence the outcome of the twenty sixteen presidential election
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nothing at the trump organization was ever done unless it was run through mr trump he directed me to make the payments he directed me to become involved in these matters the payments were in the hundreds of thousands campaign finance law caps contribution to a campaign at twenty seven hundred dollars making the payments and the legal donation to trump denies he ever directed his former lawyer to break the law i never directed him to do anything wrong whatever he did he did on his own he's a lawyer a lawyer who represents a client is supposed to do the right thing that's what you pay them a lot of money on wednesday cohn was sentenced to three years in prison his crimes include making false statements to congress tax evasion and arranging those payments during the twenty sixteen election he will begin serving his sentence in march he denies he's speaking out to embarrass the president but instead to further the probe into possible ties between the trump campaign and russia the special
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counsel stated emphatically that the information that i gave to them was credible and. helpful there's a substantial amount of information that they possess that corroborates the fact that i am telling the truth you down the line i've done with the lying i am done being loyal to president trump cohen's conviction and scandalous revelations come as president trumps political and potentially legal problems are compounding cohen's cooperation also suggest the russian probe under special counsel robert muller is accelerating can really help get al-jazeera the white house well u.s. president donald trump has named an acting chief of staff in a tweet he announced budget director mick mulvaney will step into the role next year he takes over from john kelly who is resigning after almost a year in the job after weeks of political turmoil sri lanka's disputed prime
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minister mahinda rajapaksa has announced he's going to step down the government hasn't been functioning for nearly two weeks after a court suspended rajapaksa and his cabinet following the loss of two no confidence votes in the hayward reports. less than two months ago he was being sworn in as sri lanka's new prime minister but after weeks of political turmoil mahinda rajapaksa has to resign to ensure his son said on twitter the stability of the nation rajapaksa was previously sri lanka's president for decades bringing to an end the country's long civil war with the brutal final assault on the tamil tiger rebels his appointment as prime minister though has being controversial part of the stars and plunged the country into a constitutional crisis was it began in october when the president matter of policy or cena appointed rajapaksa and unceremoniously sacked ronald
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bikram singha within days thousands turned out to show that it's or saying his decision since then there have been demonstrations supporting and opposing rajapaksa. sri lanka has now been without a functioning government for nearly two weeks after call suspended rajapaksa and his cabinet when they lost to no confidence votes i don't see lanka's highest course the decision by the president to dissolve the parliament ahead of its term and call a snap election january was unconstitutional rajapaksa his decision to step down as unlikely to mean that sri lanka's political landscape more turn to a kind of normality any time soon mahinda rajapaksa is expected to address the nation on saturday and the heywood al-jazeera. british prime minister to resign may
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is insisting she can get the extra clarification she needs from the european union on her breaks it deal to ensure it's passed by her own parliament it comes after a heated discussions in brussels more talks and now planned but the e.u. is showing no sign of moving from its current position john holl has more from brussels. all the talk was of a disastrous summit for to resume a tense exchange is rebuffed by e.u. leaders her pleas for help fallen on deaf ears but the tone from the prime minister reflected none of it the e.u. is clear as i am that if we are going to leave with a deal this is it but my discussions with colleagues today have shown that further clarification and discussion following the council's conclusions is in fact possible. there is work still to do and we will be holding talks in coming days about how to obtain the further assurances that u.k. parliament needs in order to be able to approve the deal prime minister may's brave
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face probably preempts the furious reaction she's likely to receive at home having delayed a vote on her briggs a deal this week promising assurances from the e.u. the dreaded northern ireland backstop isn't the trap many m.p.'s fear it is she returns from brussels all but empty handed and e.u. leaders aren't doing much publicly at least to help. us. we have to exclude. the opening. mrs may's insistence that legal assurances could yet be forthcoming seems contrary to the events of thursday night the e.u. twenty seven removed language in their pre-agreed conclusions that had pointed to the possibility of future discussions reportedly some simply don't believe there's any way may can get her break the deal through the british parliament the northern ireland back from.


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