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killing off men today leaving meant to women for sexual slavery in various spots all for both countries but also. the. destruction of temples belonging to the years edis or running them into mosques. forcibly botting them so this is a community that really forced the cities to buy ice and on the read out of it tunnels this group could be made possible by the hasty withdrawal all the united states forces from. p.v. to the united states to stay put and see the job hunt completed anomaly we're hearing reports of civilian casualties following russian mass strikes in the area what more can you tell us. all russian in the. countryside health killed two of the son of baby according to syrian
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war morning and most of the fighting right bell taking place in the west another countryside painting all but to leave the fighting is mainly between them at the hyatt the hedo shop as well as the free syrian. rebels who are some poll said by. these morning we're hitting five heavy fighting between the hyatt the title shot and the. brigade all of the city and of calls these. in these spots all the country which is very cruel to the escalation zone is that a real advancement of. his. life by many people have been taking on villages and up high. and there was
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a need to stop them according to the city of rome wanted to so we're seeing this fighting continuing on the way in force months coming from i've read in the mobile for the for the city and i mean so it doesn't look like it's going to end anytime soon mohammad thank you. are to come here the news hour including venezuela's media gets the cold shoulder as he prepares to be sworn in for a second. why don't kids are facing extinction in northern nigeria. and as for the lakers are still struggling without this details coming up with far a little bit late. now the u.s. says it doesn't believe saudi arabia is version of the murder of germany and will continue to push for answers a state department official says the kingdom's investigation the hunting of the
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killing lacks credibility and accountability the u.s. secretary of state will continue to pressure the saudis francaise when he visits riyadh next week my pump ayos a day visit to the middle east will include the united arab emirates egypt and wasn't jordan has more from washington. eight countries eight days not much time for sleep a lot has been packed into the secretary's agenda here not only is he going to be putting pressure on riyadh to elevate its credibility about the story that it has been telling about the murder of the journalist jamal khashoggi it's also going to be putting pressure on all eight countries that he is visiting to was do more to try to withstand the influence of iran in their internal affairs the u.s. considers iran perhaps one of its top two or three foreign policy objectives and it feels that if by dealing this face to face being that they might be able to get
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a little further along in their ham pain to isolate iran on the global stage the secretary is also going to be holding a couple of strategic dialogues with officials in doha and officials in kuwait city and he is going to be looking at a number of other key issues that really have been on the us his foreign policy agenda. for the past year especially the ongoing war in syria the ongoing war in afghanistan the ongoing war in the yemen a lot to pack and a lot to discuss but whether their way to come up with anything concrete at the end of this eight day trip is really what remains to be seen but on friday the u.n. human rights office criticized saudi arabia's handling of the case prosecutors in the kingdom are seeking the death penalty for five of the eleven suspects mike hanna has more from the u.n. in new york. well the un making very clear that one independent international investigation into the murder of jamal khashoggi a spokesperson for the high commissioner for human rights insisting that it's
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impossible to adjudicate on the impartiality of the process under way in riyadh the trial there are eleven suspects in the murder beginning this week the spokes person had this to say we are not present in saudi arabia to be able to assess these trials and we can't give an assessment of the trials ourselves we as you know have been pressing for justice in the case for months now. and we've been calling for an investigation independent investigation with international involvement and this has not happened yet now while we are aware that a trial has taken place in saudi arabia this is not sufficient first of all and second of all we are against the imposition of the death penalty in all circumstances a number of human rights organizations have also cost outside of the legality or impartiality of that process in riyadh also calling for some kind of international
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independent investigation into the murder but the situation is that the u.n. is quite capable of michelle such an investigation by itself all it requires is one of the legislative bodies of the united nations the security council of the general assembly to give a mandate to the secretary general to start such an investigation however it would appear that un members are looking for some kind of political cover they want one of the interested parties in the situation to approach the security council or the general assembly and make such a request the interested parties turkey and saudi arabia it's unlikely it would appear that saudi arabia would make the request turkey has insisted that it does one some kind of independent international invest. geisha headed by the united nations but as yet has not made an official request to any of the united nations bodies pakistan's prime minister has told the president of turkey he wants to
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strengthen the relationship between both countries ahead of his two day visit to ankara imran khan agreed to transfer schools set up by u.s. based turkish business when the two laguna into a turkish charity were turkey blames goons followers for a failed coup attempt in twenty sixteen then cosell reports turkish president rejects a part john and pakistan's prime minister eman harner arrive at the presidential complex in ankara after friday prayers this is harvest first visit to turkey since taking office and there were many issues to discuss the law of the connection between turkey and pakistan has always been the. i want to stress that we want to dig this relationship to a much higher level. a level that so far has not been reached trade relations between turkey and pakistan have gained for mentum in recent years with
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agreements reached on the weapon sales worth billions of dollars this meeting between add on and hung comes just weeks after pakistan handed management of schools associated with the turkish business mentor to look given to turkey's mari foundation tricky accuses clinton who's been in the united states since one thousand nine hundred ninety off a massive binding a failed coup attempt in two thousand and sixteen and his supporters of attempting to overthrow our john's government failed to do. so we've expressed our satisfaction with the decision of the supreme court of pakistan regarding the terrorist organization the fact that the supreme court of pakistan has declared a terrorist organization and the transfer of girl in the schools to the armory foundation or welcome as yours trick you want school and extradited from the us a request that has so far been turned down straining relations between washington and ancora but us president donald trump has promised to study the case at the
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legation from the u.s. including f.b.i. have presented this has been in turkey and been briefed by tradition persecutors about goodman and his supporters involvement in the failed coup attempt the u.s. delegation spent two days in the turkish capital they attended trials of the coup suspects and were given recordings of discussions between fact a lucky man and his followers in the army and denied of the attempted coup despite a recent softening by the us some turkish officials doubt washington has any intention of extraditing good men but is just trying to gain time and possible leverage with turkey over policy towards syria and elsewhere in the middle east so now because solo al-jazeera. to australia now has been a huge police presence on the streets of melbourne those officers moved to break up competing rallies for right nationalists faced off against pro. immigrant demonstrators they were protesting against melbourne's youth crime problem they blame on people of african descent. wasn't killed in melbourne is usually
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a place to relax at the beach not today instead a scene of far right nationalists facing off against left wing groups hurling insults across the police line with very different views of the kind of a stray leah in which they wish to live and immigration nationalists say they came out to protest against crime on the beaches which they blame on australians of african descent ok doing the wrong thing and the stealing of forever hurt me all over we want to ever exist but we want to draw back we want the lot but the sudanese australians in particular have been under scrutiny recently with local media airing reports referring to african gang violence but those who rallied in support of multiculturalism in australia say the minority group has been made a scapegoat for bigger issues i've lived in melbourne my whole life now there isn't a problem with african crime we have issues with us not having enough and guys
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meant things today about the fact there's the fact that they tried to scapegoat it on africanus ryans is really disappointing only prior notice that far right groups would be rallying at the beach and that counter protest would be staged in response to doing all they can to keep the two groups apart to prevent any escalation of physical violence the opposing sides moved from the beach front into the streets of st kilda shutting down roads as police maintained their lines using pepper spray at times to break up scalpels extraordinary scenes outside the iconic luna park where children come to ride the roller coaster is likely to be much more frightened by the anger on display outside the fun part kathy novak al-jazeera another. venezuela has accused the us of plotting with a regional bloc to. president nicolas maduro government more than a dozen foreign ministers in latin america said they won't recognize mature as
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president if you saw him for a second term next week i mean the group says elections in may but not credible. transferred to the national assembly and a free vote can be held. in republic of venezuela expresses great at the extravagant declaration of a group of countries of the american continent which are receiving instructions from the united states through a video conference have agreed to encourage. the foreign ministers of the fourteen countries members of the. decided not to recognize. next to take over again on january tenth. election didn't comply with international. transparent it didn't have any opponents and it didn't have any international observers.
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today. ranking officials from the government will not be allowed to enter any of the member countries it was expected in the last few weeks that at least. would break diplomatic relations with. foreign minister said that they are increasingly worried about the humanitarian and political situation in. foreign minister countries. do not take off again. as a specialist in the us latin american relations she says the lima groups trying to restore democracy in venezuela. well actually they do not recognize the government because they consider the go over make is illegitimate. you may recall when my daughter won the elections it was so without the participation of the
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opposition so that's why they them believe in transpired in c. of these elections and actually they are trying to send a message like go back to dialogue let's go to negotiate is the best way in more of their to do to get back to. their more korat the pot in venice where they want to negotiate too much with motherhood or with press and nicolas mother would know what will be the best way to negotiate a democratic power saw when israel i can find he so on our way to the market i see again like calling again for the new elections we have seen how the opposition has been on their mind a lot of political leaders are in prison right now so talking about the opposition in venezuela is a very difficult one because we don't have a phase
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a man said straight now s. not just solely that wealthy people they're wealthy people or the middle class is also the poorer people freedom from but as well or from the evidence well and prices from the political economic crisis who was created by the nicolas maduro go government saw it is a message that everybody wants a change in venezuela a change of government thailand's first tropical storm in thirty years left one person dead as rain wind and surging sea water uprooted trees and brought down power lines is now we can talk tropical depression but the risk of flooding still remains runs through reports from consummately in southern thailand. less than twenty four hours after it made landfall public has been downgraded to a tropical depression the province of no concept appears to have been hit hardest by the storm. but. only five or six minutes after the storm hit
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the roof was blown away. dozens of buildings have been damaged power supplies disrupted and streets flooded thousands of people were evacuated ahead of its arrival. follow me there is wind and rain we have children in our family so we hurry to here the head of our village urged us to leave as well the tourist destination of coast and other islands nearby suffered no severe damage as the eye of the storm passed farther south than initially forecast. public it's unlikely to have a long term effect on tourism or economic growth in the southern provinces financial losses will stem mainly from the fact that businesses have got to shut for a couple of days already boat ferry and flight services that were suspended on friday have resumed there were fears public could be the worst tropical storm to hit thailand in thirty years that fear hasn't been borne out weakened as it made
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its way across southern thailand and by saturday morning it had moved into the andaman sea florence li al-jazeera. in a few moments we'll have all the weather with kevin but still to come here on al-jazeera taking on brazil's criminal gangs the new president sends troops to contend violence in the northeast plus. i'm robot bride on the south korean island just twelve kilometers from north korea's guns where people are hoping talk of peace has silence them for good and the world number one suffers this first defeat of a new season policy that story in the sport stay with us. from the neon lights of asia. to the city that never sleeps. well now that public has made its way over the land of thailand we're still
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not out of the woods yet with this system it has decreased in intensity to a tropical depression so the winds have come down with the storm but you can see the clouds right here how many clubs how much we're looking at extending all the way up towards bangkok as well we are still looking at now a storm that is in open water and because of that it is expected to increase in intensity from a tropical depression back up to a tropical storm right now the winds are fifty five climber pro fifty five kilometers per hour is moving to the northwest at eleven with a new threat is going to be for see me port blair in the end of an explorer islands as it makes its way to the northwest very heavy rain is it still expected out of the storm it's not only for the islands but also for that southern edge of myanmar over the next few days and we could be seeing still some localized flooding with the risk of landslides and mudslides as we make our way not only for sunday but also into monday after that we are looking at the storm decreasing again our next threat i want to take you to the southern hemisphere we're going to talk about the fiji islands right now because we're talking about tropical cyclone mona as it
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makes its way towards the self we are looking at some very heavy rain in the area fiji has already put up the warnings for flooding as well as mudslides and landslides so we're going to be watching the storm very carefully over the next few days. the winter sponsored by cat time race. of the look the arrival of refugees is debated in european parliament's. but the journey itself is little understood. to syrians document the route that is claimed so many lives searching for sanctuary to people in power on al-jazeera. discover a wealth of award winning programming from around the globe. fearless journalist
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with the u.s. not to withdraw troops from northern syria a report by the for years in the foundation is warning that if washington leave syria before i saw is defeated the armed groups will make a comeback. and the u.s. says it doesn't believe saudi arabia's version of the murder of a journalist. u.s. secretary of state mike pompei it will continue to push the saudis from says when he visits riyadh next week. the u.s. has deployed eighty military staff to gotbaum now after a disputed presidential election in nearby democratic republic of congo president trump says the troops will support the security of u.s. citizens and personnel in case of violent demonstrations fool political election results are expected on sunday well vote counting is still underway but the three main candidates have all declared very one the vote counting ships feel that the largest group of election observers they say there's a clear winner and are demanding that accurate results be declared the u.n.
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security council met behind closed doors to discuss the vote. intimidation and harassment against journalists opposition candidates and human rights defenders continues to take place and this being a very sensitive as i said very tense period we are concerned that these efforts to silence dissent could backfire considerably when the results are announced and we are watching carefully and we are calling on all sides to refrain from the use of violence brazil's new president. sending troops to the northeast. in a bid to crack down on violent gangs combating crime was one of his key campaign pledges but it's already facing an early test after forty tourists were robbed at gunpoint in a popular hiking trail and rio de janeiro. it is brazil's most iconic landmark christ the redeemer towers over rio de janeiro are seen by many as a symbol of peace but the trail leading up to it on kokoda mountain has become
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known for violent crimes dozens have been ambushed held hostage and dropped at gunpoint prompting tourists to think twice about visiting us and i'm going to pull out because we know they've advised us that tourists were robbed yesterday so we didn't hike up we have our camera so we didn't go i didn't want to go because. people are they robbed forty people and it's a little bit scary as a tourist you want to be safe you want to go you don't want to miss your cell phone your wallet your camera. it's not the first incident last year the area was closed after a polish man was stabbed the trail runs close to a family. that is home to some of the poorest in the city. many fear that it's a run by drug gangs and criminal organizations rising violence and read the janeiro has impacted the number of visitors in two thousand and seventeen there was a reported loss of more than two hundred million dollars in tours in revenue j.-a
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both scenarios swept to power on a promise to crack down on crime and corruption to fulfill his promise he sending three hundred soldiers to the northeastern state of seattle to contain violence by criminal gangs. the national force has already been contacted the mobilization plan is in action and is about to leave scenes like this in not unusual in brazil's northeastern state there's been a wave of attacks in the previous few months that's included armed robberies and the targeting of public buildings and banks brazil has one of the highest murder rates in the world with tens of thousands killed every year both an arm has vowed to take action but arming civilians experts say this will only fuel further violence. laura birdman al jazeera. ukraine's new orthodox church will
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shortly be granted independence by the global orthodox church leaders based in turkey ukrainian president petro poroshenko and senior church leaders are attending the signing ceremony in istanbul for centuries ukrainian church has been under the authority of the russian orthodox church in moscow the move by ukraine away from russian influence as under. the u.k. has warned russia against using individuals as pawns in diplomatic issues after a former u.s. marine was charged with spying call we a no holds both british and u.s. citizenship was detained in moscow more than a week ago he's been charged with espionage but the details have not been released we don't stanley says he was visiting russia for a wedding. we extremely worried about paul whelan. we have offered consular assistance the u.s. are leading on this because he's a british and american citizen but our position is very very clear which is a very straightforward point that individuals should not be used as pawns of
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diplomatic leverage now five teenage girls have died and are fired again center in northern poland it's believed that fifteen year olds are celebrating a birthday in what's known as an escape route players are locked in and have solved clues to find a way out safety checks have been ordered a thousand escape rooms at centers in poland. in chile at least sixty homes have been destroyed in dozens of wildfires as the central coast suffers an intense heat wave some of the fires are yet to be contained but more than two thousand six hundred hectares burned so far the fire season there is just getting underway. now speculation is mounting about a historic visit to south korea by north korea's kim jong improving relations are having a marked impact on the heavily fortified border that separates north and south south korea correspondent rob mcbride travel to young people island a short distance from the north korean made from its observation points you can
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clearly make out the coastline of north korea just twelve kilometers away and at times of extreme tension young people in the island has found itself in the sights of north korea's guns eight years ago it was the scene of an artillery jewel that killed four people and wounded nineteen others the most serious clash since the korean war. today the same waterfront is that piece following a year of diplomatic engagements between the leaders of north and south korea. for many of the two thousand people who live and work here things have never looked so good. things should improve for better kim jong un wants. given that must feel free conciliation things will improve but the fractious history of into korean relations makes others more cautious talking. with their track record and it's possible that they might change in an
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unpredictable way so i don't have complete trust. today the only sound of gunfire comes from the firing ranges of the marines who are based here the shelters that people are taught to run to when the event of an attack are chain didn't locked. one of the houses destroyed in the attack has been preserved as a memorial the disputed maritime border has long been a flashpoint between north and south korea in addition to the shelling of twenty ten there have been deadly clashes between naval vessels near here but the remarkable improvement in korean relations in the past year is having a remarkable impact on the heavily fortified border separating the north and the south. guard posts along the demilitarized zone have been dismantled and the numbers of weapons facing off against each other reduced. assuming the process
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continues the fortifications of young and could eventually become part of a bygone era rob mcbride al-jazeera young piano island south korea. dozens of people have been killed in the latest ethnic violence in the west african state of bikini seven people died when armed men attacked the village of a year good made up largely of people of mostly ethnicity and reprisal attacks the following day yoga residents killed thirty nine people in full and hurting communities across the region nicholas are reports. the minister of interior in brick you know first i may call this a terrorist attack but no one has claimed responsibility for it and no one has been arrested it all started on the night of the thirty first where a gunmen on motorcycle killed shot down a village chief just one hundred kilometers away from the million border where an insurgency is taking place the men that were behind this attack were said to be
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from full on the ethnic origin the philosophies are a group of herders that struggle along all of this a hellion countries. their distinctive with their long robes and garbus the next day villagers from that area sought to get revenge an attack to anyone that looked for lani at least forty people had been killed they went out with guns and knives and this attack comes at a time where the insurgency in this hell area is increasing back in december the armies of the five saheli in countries friends as well as the united nations a valued to bring peace and security in this region but they have so far failed one man muslim d.q. a brick oenophile so national has been and has been behind numerous attacks in one and in the regions of brick you know fastow now some of the people that we've spoken to from the government say perhaps that he may be behind this latest attack
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to try to sow division among the population between the full and the ethnic groups but are there numerous ethnic groups that are in brick enough fast so. now the donkey could soon become an endangered species in northern nigeria hundreds are sold in rural markets every week with a growing demand for their meat and skins but as a religious reports from done to my one m.p.'s pushing for a new law to protect their banking stuff. these animals are heading to the market it's such in that most of them will end up on someone's dinner table and their heights processed for export. locals say the rush for the beast is driving the numbers down but all the dealers are bothered about is price drop. the fall maybe because of lack of money but the fact is you don't see.
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what the park is the money is not in principle at all. he says there are thousands in the wild where he gets some of his stock. forty don't use are sold of every week in this rural market on average what prices ranging from fifty to one hundred fifty dollars per head. in northern nigeria long commute is not the many but the highs are valuable to traders who come here to buy. and with more and more donkeys being killed there but it's having been done by the elderly because young people have moved to cities to find what. former owners such as. regret they sold their animals. the life is tough without it don't you get used to the help you get from. old people like me are used to living with them that's our source of transportation . a member of parliament who says the animals may soon join the growing list of critically endangered species is pushing for a law to save the remaining struck. their fate may lie in the hands of small time
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breeders such as muhammad a couple. breeding a donkey is tough and easy at the same time the pregnancy is long nearly a year feeding it is hard work and. it probably will take more than people like him to save the animals neighbors such as needs you have already stopped exports of life donkeys. it's questionable whether that and other measures will be enough to save the dependable dog yet. but he agrees. that nigeria. time when else will break an al-jazeera when we come back. pollen in hong kong reporting on how the prominence of an artwork.

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