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and food to be stripped away. on the seventieth anniversary. of the lights let it stand out in. downtown for human rights. is it's absolutely essential to have a credible investigation. the u.n. chief with another call for saudi arabia to bring to justice everyone responsible for the murder of journalists. how long has this is educate our live from doha also coming up seven weeks after he was sacked only a little missing gay's sworn back in that sri lanka's prime minister. victims of
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war now four decades on the victims of a new immigration policy the threat to thousands of vietnamese living in the u.s. . pushing the boundaries despite censorship thousands turn out for this year's have on a international film festival. turkey has accused european countries of turning a blind eye to the murder of jamal khashoggi saudi journalist was killed inside the kingdom's istanbul consulate on october second the u.n. chief renewed his call for saudi arabia to investigate the murder properly zain ahora has the latest from istanbul. it's been almost three months since she was killed inside the saudi consulate in istanbul turkey continues to accuse saudi arabia of trying to cover up the crime because of its lack of transparency in the investigation turkey is also frustrated with what it sees as an action on the part
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of the west many european countries who are promoting the freedom of media for freedom of expression are closing their eyes and this country and the politicians you know you see this statement putting some sanctions on the people who are already in prison who will never be visiting dos countries calls are now growing louder for an international investigation what we have said since the beginning is it's absolutely essential to have a credible investigation and to the punishment of those that were killed turkey has recently said there are discussions about opening an international investigation because a lack of cooperation from saudi arabia is blocking progress present are the one doesn't know that that does not that he can't do this alone he does need the backing up and the full force of the international arena we do see the west trying not to be in wild with this but as we see that we also see president are the one
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pushing this and not let it go so she's killing sparked international outrage and condemnation but there has been little action against saudi arabia a un investigation would according to experts put more pressure on riyadh but there needs to be is to national political. findings of this mission is not binding for both parties so this the shortcoming of these very winding missions are. they need a higher level of cooperation this has this. existed when it comes to the international commission want to enter to myanmar that has been established by the united. human rights commission in rome with has refused to and through the country for the investigators a position saudi arabia is likely to take it insists it will handle the case on its soil turkish officials are growing impatient with what they describe as
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a lack of seriousness on the part of saudi authorities even president pressure tell you border guard has been more outspoken he used to avoid mentioning muhammad bin sound man by name he has now criticized the saudi crown prince's explanation on she's killing and accuse those who took an active part in the murder of being his closest aides. turkey is not softening its stance but it continues to tread carefully to maintain ties with saudi arabia but pursuing an international investigation would hurt that relationship and whether i was busy or istanbul. the u.n. special envoy to yemen is urging the warring parties to respect their true steel in her data fighting resumed in the port city on friday despite a ceasefire agreed by the rivals during last week's talks in sweden the port is the gateway for most food and aid into yemen the truce is now expected to go into force on tuesday i'm aren't. sure that it will be the eighteenth of this month it will be
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the start of the ceasefire in the strict of data we do know that right now on the ground there is an escalation of fighting there are air strikes there were tons of them yesterday which means they are not dealing positively with this agreement. the e.u. has warned turkey against taking any further military action in syria turkish president richard type one has threatened to enter the northern city of man bitch if the u.s. doesn't remove kurdish fighters turkey considers them terrorists but they part of the u.s. in the fight against isis e.u. foreign policy to federica more very many said turkey should not undermine the u.s. led coalition against isis. also in syria at least four people have been killed by a car bomb that went off at a market in the city of afrin turkey backed rebels seized the city from kurdish forces earlier this year no one has claimed responsibility for the blast sandman shit is the c.e.o. of the consulting firm the sheer group he says the u.s.
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support of kurdish fighters could lead to another conflict. among beaches in a strategic place it's on the west side of the euphrates but and it's taken too long really to get the agreement the turks thought they had with the americans and that was protected to do with the y.p. g. forces now they are moving forward there is supposed to be soon i think a civil and a military council but we've sort of tied ourselves up in knots we have to remember that the arab kurdish relations in the northeast of syria are very finely balanced always have been they call themselves cousins but if if they're on balance it can often lead to conflict and it's not just billionaires and kurds it between kurds and kurds as well with regard to the y.p. do you know the white b.g. have proven themselves to be strong fighters with u.s. support but we've now reached a point where actually continuing to support just one small one of the parties one
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of the kurdish parties on the military side is actually now threatening to create a new conflict in instead of instability so in fact if that doesn't it will give fresh opportunities today. and and their followers in eastern syria the turkish foreign minister says the u.s. president is working on extraditing for toller golan the man turkey blames for orchestrating the failed coup in july two thousand and sixteen girl and has been living in self-imposed exile in the u.s. for nearly twenty years and turkey has been pushing for his return. the perpetrator of the attempted coup of the leader of this terrorist organization still in the united states but recently i have seen the credible investigation of the f.b.i. in several states and they have actually seen or not is the darkness of this
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organization and how they have been while dating the us laws including tax fraud visa fraud and also some other illegal activities and how professional they are well last time we met in bonus earners the president trump told at the one that they have been working on that but we need to see concrete steps rob reynolds is live for us say in washington d.c. so rob just talk us through what what could happen here. well the turkey requested the united states extradite for two a look. back in two thousand and sixteen shortly after the failed coup in turkey that so far has gone nowhere and when asked about it a month ago president donald trump said it's not under consideration so that avenue doesn't seem to be open however. slightly different interpretation could be given
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to some remarks made by secretary of state mike pump aoe back in october and he was questioned about google and and and turkey and he said at that time that we are mindful of places we can work with them them meaning the turks now what the foreign minister seems to be talking about is something slightly different than extradition he's referencing a internal u.s. law enforcement investigation into who then and his organization for possible crimes committed in the united states now one could ask would the turkish foreign minister be privy to an f.b.i. investigation and there's there's no good answer for that that i know of at the moment but if that were the case that would be an entirely different legal process as opposed to extradition all right rob thanks for that rob brown is live for us in washington. now anneal wickramasinghe it has been reappointed history lanka's prime
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minister nearly two months after his firing set off a political crisis in now for now and it has fernandez has more from the sri lankan capital colombo. front of the commission has sworn in as prime minister by the president who sacked him fifty days ago. dang mamma i don't want to come in but i'm starting my duties as prime minister the second thing is to name the cabinet today we're committing to first bring him back normalcy to the country and then bring back the veltman in the country video footage of the short ceremony in the president's office showed an awkward exchange . my policy to say and i had vowed never to reappoint become a singer even if all two hundred twenty five members of parliament asked for it saying he would not remain as president even an hour if you returned but serious in his bid to replace the man who helped make him president was struck down by the
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courts leaving him no choice the prime minister's supporters certainly felt so they made it clear when they cheered him on as he returned to meet them after taking the oath of office the fifth done he has done so for a reason is cleared of history by making this country or the model country. so that's a bridge people the masses the magazine. brains intelligence and strength can not be compared with anyone else in politics the mood here at the prime minister's official residence where he bunker down during the political crisis is jubilant but trying to become a singer knows he has his work cut out he said he will first work on restoring normal see and then start working on development regaining the premiership has been an enormous challenge for a new vigor missing but reestablishing a stable government to make the most of his remaining time in office will demand even more than half an end as al-jazeera colomba. police in northern japan say more
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than forty people have been injured in an explosion at a restaurant police and firefighters are battling flames and smoke in sapporo local media are reporting the police warned of a possible second explosion and that several buildings have collapsed because of the blast is not yet known. the u.n. secretary general has called for urgent action on climate change on saturday one hundred ninety six countries struck a deal that lays out ways to implement the landmark paris climate agreement but countries that are already struggling with the consequences of global warming say it won't be enough and antonio good terry says we're running out of time this is a battle for our futures and in this conflict nature does not negotiate and climate change is running faster than we are out and we are running out of time if science
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has been wrong it is only because things are getting worse that even what was predicted and the facts speak for themselves the impacts everywheres more extreme weather rising sea levels melting sea highs the social economic and environmental costs of climate change dwarf the costs of acting no money on a hand has more on the good and the bad of the cop twenty four deal. and a great set of rules may not sound very exciting but without them the hard fought for climate accord in paris three years ago was in danger of not being implemented at all it is so decide. every single nation one hundred ninety six of them managed to set aside their differences and agree to is in poland by any measure that's a major achievement. the rulebook sits out how countries disclose their greenhouse
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gas emissions every nation has to do it everyone can see what the others are doing and that transparency translates into greater trust it sits out the rules by which we measure what's pumped into the atmosphere not everyone's been working by the same definitions or timeframes plus there's a system to measure the impact of a country's policies against the science the rule book also sits out of compliance make an ism to ensure everyone is doing what they say they are doing plus it offers flexibility to meet the different needs of developed and developing countries but there are problems when it comes to helping global warming the world's climate scientists agree the pledges made three years ago in paris just don't go far enough . on our current greenhouse gas emissions will hit one point five degrees celsius and around twelve years and soar past three degrees by twenty one hundred the head
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of the un antonio good tennis champion new tougher climate pledges those were parked for another day and countries just can't seem to quit dirty energy. there was anger when the united states and poland promoted the use of coal on the sidelines of the cop twenty four gathering and global c o two emissions are up for the second year in a row. a city of rules agreed by all nations is not to be dismissed and the text sits out the way forward for countries to commit to tougher emissions targets at a later date but as it stands it's just not enough to prevent irreversible damage to our planet with an decades are still ahead on a zero when we come back. i think people realize that you cannot have your cake and eat it now questions loom over the future of bragg's it as calls grow for
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a second referendum. the exit investigation finds links between members of france's main political parties and a far right movement a cause for the expulsion of muslims. once again you have to get used the idea of a miserable day the cloud is already gathering in the eastern side of the mediterranean and turkey has been the that's the root of your life the swimming lows at the moment and it's being another one off so we've got to get an obvious current of rain from the eastern side of lebanon syria and downs for iraq and its position middle day on monday obviously that rain tends to stay on higher ground as you cross the border and it will carry on producing snow as it goes into was iran in the following twenty four hours so to choose day we have
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a picture of rain possibly in tehran itself fine weather behind the obviously not very warm sixteen in back baghdad but nineteen in beirut in kota still if you go to the north now that line of rain does give the potential for thunderstorms in northern sidey or down towards the red sea and size of the arabian peninsula and this cloud has been developing in what's a strengthening northeasterly breeze a range the answer culture and down towards the horn of africa that is the time the year where you do expect to see the heaviest rain in tanzania mozambique sea and further west and that's pretty obvious from the satellite picture but every now and again a decent lot of showers go through south africa as well we've had some big ones recently one to discrete big ones still to come. getting to the heart of the matter how can you be a refugee after you while it borders between five safe countries facing new
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realities the pain starts from the very beginning of. providing context housing is not just about four walls and a roof hear their story and talk to how does iraq i really still liberated as a journalist was. getting to the truth as it always does with this job. hello again you're watching i was there a reminder of our top stories this hour turkey's foreign minister says european countries are turning a blind eye to the murder of a saudi journalist was killed in the kingdom's consulate in istanbul in october the
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u.n. secretary general says those responsible must be held accountable. the un special envoy to yemen is urging the warring parties to respect their truce deal in one day the fighting resumed in the port city on friday despite a cease fire agreed by the rivals during last week's talks in sweden. but only look at missing it has been reappointed history lanka's prime minister nearly two months after his sacking set off a political crisis he took the oath of office before president might be part of the scene or the man who sacked the. britain's government says there are no plans for a second referendum on brags that despite reports ministers are looking into the option on saturday britain's prime minister returned home empty handed from brussels after two days of talks with the leaders she had hoped to sweeten the deal to get it approved by the u.k. parliament where it currently faces certain defeat arlen's foreign minister says the u.k. would have to delay its march twenty ninth departure date if it wants to put
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forward a new bragg's a proposal sagna gago has the latest from london. further reports in the sunday papers today indicate that her second in command in effect david leading to a senior cabinet minister has been meeting with opposition ministers to try and see if there is anything to be done or to argue for a second referendum a so-called people's vote into really where the british public want to take this and that for some opposition ministers is the only way to go forward in trying to result this debate the fundamental difference i think between now and when we last had this referendum on the e.u. is that we will have to fix specified propositions that is the key thing in terms of the harbor so i think people realise that you cannot have your cake and eat it but even though those arguments have been put forward by even members of her own party there have been strenuous denials about this not least from reason may's own trade secretary liam fox this will the division in the country this will not humid
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in the country perpetuates the division in the country the second objection is democratic parliament said to the public we can't make a decision on this you make a decision and we will take instruction from that meanwhile this continues to drag on even the former prime minister tony blair making the case for a second referendum was angrily rebutted by the prime minister saying that it was really quite a damaging argument to make and proving to be even more divisive so really there is shorter and shorter time with which to resolve this issue whether that issue of the second referendum will gather any continuous support on the for the british public as well is another matter that will be resolved bartz as has been said so many times in this debate time is running out. as it is investigative unit has discovered links between a far right movement that calls for the expulsion of muslims from europe and senior
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figures in one of france's main political parties and the second part of a year long investigation we've uncovered that members of marine le pen's party privately support a policy called re migration they would harrison has this reform. cristela she is a member of the european parliament for national rally the party led by marine le pen and until recently called the national front the she was elected to its national council at the party's congress in leave earlier this year. our undercover reporter recorded her as a bar run by a far right movement known as generation identity that was essential to get at it reluctant. status but it is learned and as the atmospherics need to know. that there could be little she's going to leverage now and we're all now in. the ready again. generation identity is europe's fastest growing far right movement
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it calls for immigrants to be returned to their supposed countries of origin to prevent white europeans being replaced by outsiders the sheer volume is at the citadel a ball which acted as the legal headquarters of generation identity. says the politicians must hide the far right views until they are empowered. to think as they have that's not evidence then right wing aspect of the latin american. i welcome back now i can hear. yet another way out of a lot of you know little ones that are over well there viendo has some little national the pan has changed the party's name to the national rally to broaden its appeal she doesn't want members to be seen with generation identity. was that the solution that all of this was the level i was about when i was in the navy this is
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a little male was sad but. the national front's former accountant and an ally of le pen was also at the citadel ball. in the sense of my songs on here specifically. because of your choice to go see it. or really and vassal is generation identities leader in lille. in public the movement rejects violence privately he gives a different message to his followers to hear it all. one meeting the hassel who has a string of convictions for violence brings out a weapon. after the first part of al-jazeera is investigation was broadcast the mayor of leo called for the citadel to be shut down public prosecutor launched an
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investigation. the penn denied her party had any links with generation identity. the hassel said the citadel had no connection with generation identity and was opposed to violence david harrison al-jazeera. and the u.s. state department says it is planning to renegotiate the deal but until now has prevented the repatriation of vietnamese citizens who arrived in the us before nine hundred ninety five the majority of that group are refugees who fled after the vietnam war castro explains. number two when was seven when his mother put him on a boat with his eight year old brother and pushed them off the shores of vietnam in one thousand nine hundred eighty three says that son going this boat going to go to a place with a lot of toys. it was eight years after the vietnam war and as the son of an imprisoned self the enemy's military officer knew wins life was in danger he and
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his brother drifted for days survived pirates who raped women and pushed men overboard eventually landing at a refugee camp in indonesia two years later the united nations resettled the boys in the united states knew when entered foster care and lost contact with his brother abandoned in angry by seventeen he had been convicted of assault and a probation violation got him sixteen months in prison i make bad choices and myself in this situation a judge ordered his deportation and un went straight from prison to immigration detention for four more years in the decade since noon when now forty three became a christian pastor married and started his own family but his deportation order remains the only thing preventing the u.s. government from carrying it out is vietnam's refusal to repatriate anyone who arrived in the us prior to the two countries establishing diplomatic ties in one
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thousand nine hundred five i feel very sad for my kids you know chances are if i do give that big portion they're going to end up just like me when i was kids they may end up making wrong decisions just like me. more than forty years after the fall of saigon the enemy's american communities are thriving in much of the country more than two million people form the diaspora to the u.s. and they owe much to the trailblazers those refugees who were the first to flee the after the war those refugees are among the seven thousand vietnamese with criminal convictions that the u.s. wants to deport and the trumpet ministration has upped the pressure on vietnam to take them back what we know is that the vietnamese community our refugee communities our immigrant communities are being targeted for no other reason than this political regime and the priorities of this administration to really attack
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our communities and attack america is not new when says he'll likely face government persecution if he's forced to go back. to what he dreads most he says is abandoning his family how did you castro al-jazeera washington. this year's annual international film festival has attracted movies from around the world but overcoming censorship continues to be a major challenge for local filmmakers left in america at its new soon human reports. its opening night at the called oryx theater and the floodgates are open nearly five thousand people pour in anxious to see one of the cuban entries in this year's international film festival of havana. it's about the life and struggles of world famous cuban ballet dancer got to stop here for film producer. it's been a major accomplishment and i'm just one mustn't see it used to be easy to obtain
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permits to film now it's more and more complicated and i think every day there are more obstacles more doors closed. because the news entry in the two thousand and sixteen festival was schooled by cuban authorities. i want to can point to him and i want to make a movie where it was very polemical because it dealt with censorship and artistic freedom and tolerance and we couldn't show it in cuban cinemas. yet as in other cases it was widely seen anyway circulated on pen drives and hard disks in homes all over cuba cuban films and filmmakers have been pushing the boundaries for decades in a country where vocal criticism of the communist government can land you in prison . we're here to install the microphones says a state security agent in the first of a bold series a satire is about cuban life in this case the government's obsession with spying on its citizens. the series lead actor. is one of cuba's most vocal
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young girl i've never seen a. government for what i want to make films that are strongly to our reality i want to tell the truth. are you really at peace during the film festival many cuban movies are screened and attracts huge audiences the reason they're studying the media is totally and at home and tragically controlled by the state which paints a politically tainted and very favorable fortune of reality and so many people like me is the way of the more than an hour to get into the movies are anxious to see a mirror in which they can see themselves and their problems reflected in what artists are now sounding the alarm about a controversial law establishing new regulations for artistic expression with harsh penalties for violators and filmmakers like are worried it will make it even more
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difficult to test the limits of political incorrectness in cuba to see in human al-jazeera have ana. this is actually. let's get a roundup of our top stories turkey's foreign minister says european countries are turning a blind eye to the murder of jamal khashoggi saudi journalist was killed in the kingdom's consulate in istanbul in october the u.n. secretary general says those responsible must be held accountable president other one has been so determined from the beginning to go to the end of this case and to reach the outcome of the investigation and many european countries who are promoting the freedom of media through freedom of expression are closing their eyes the un special envoy to yemen is urging the warring parties to respect their truce deal in her day the fighting resumed in the port city on friday despite
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a cease fire agreed by the rivals during last week's talks in sweden the port is the gateway for most food and aid into yemen the truce is now expected to go into force on tuesday. has been reappointed as sri lanka's prime minister nearly two months after his sacking set off a political crisis he took the oath of office before president lightly policy sina the man who fired him police in northern japan say more than forty people have been injured in an explosion at a restaurant local media reporting the police warned of a possible second explosion and that several buildings have collapsed because of the blast is not yet known those are the headlines we're back with the news hour in half an hour right now an inside story it is sits in size two.
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hello and welcome to the special edition of inside story coming to you from the doha forum i'm debbie and. over the next twenty five minutes we'll be looking at the issue of food security and water sustainability with a projected global population of more than nine billion people by the year twenty fifty what's at stake if countries don't ensure food and water security will bring in our guests in just a moment but first this reports by sara high rights. starving and on the verge of fun in the place where the u.n. is used as a weapon of war twenty million yemenis don't know if they'll be able to eat and malnutrition remains a gray.


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