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stories of women challenging the world around. us. this is zero. i'm richelle carey this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes the us national security advisor john bolton visits saying american troops won't leave syria until i saw is defeated first. police and fire tear gas and stun grenades as protests against president omar bashir continued by anger over price
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rises in government corruption. as the russian orthodox church celebrates christmas it faces its biggest split and for centuries of ukrainian church acquires independence. a disappearing sound at the desert has given a lifeline thanks to the internet. national security advisor says u.s. troops will not leave syria until i saw was defeated in the region john bolton was speaking in israel where there's been concern over president tunnel trumps abrupt announcement in december that american forces are to pull out alton says there is no timetable for the withdrawal which was initially expected to take weeks at a press conference with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu he also said he doesn't want turkey to take military action against kurdish fighters in syria who backed by u.s. forces. we're going to be discussing the president's decision to withdraw but to do
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so from northeast syria in a way that make sure that isis is defeated and is not able to. revive itself and become a threat again and to make sure that the. defense of israel and their friends in the region is absolutely assured decker has more from lester islam not much concrete came out of that press conference of course the two countries reiterating the incredible support for each other john bolton saying that the troop withdrawal would happen but not without ensuring that israel's offensive israel's security was maintained this is of course going to be top of the agenda israel's main concerns inside syria is the presence of iranian backed militias is the presence of hezbollah and any potential weapons that can reach the group and can threaten israel security now the israeli prime minister will be taking john bolton
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up to the occupied golan heights. and of course will be keen to show him the operation that israel's been undertaking there against tunnels that were dug by hezbollah also a message there in that press conference calling on the international community saying it was time for them to recognize the gotan highs of course that is right occupied after the one nine hundred sixty seven war so syria and iran the threat of iran will be top of the agenda of course bolton looking to reassure israel that the troop withdrawal is not to going to be a threat to israel's security of course the timing of that now very much up in there i think no one really knows exactly how and when that is going to happen. john chance is a u.s. foreign policy expert and a former senior congressional and pfizer he joins us via skype from vail in colorado thank you very much for your time so there seem to be a mixed messages coming from the top administration when he abruptly made this
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announcement that cynic that so many people off guard he also said that the basically the troops are going to home in thirty days and now that language has evolved to well not right now or not in a hurry what what is the message john bolton is supposed to be delivering to israel well the number one problem is the trump policy of carrying out foreign policy be a tweet has real world consequences and the impulsive decision to pull troops out of syria has startled our allies in the region and even led to the resignation of a u.s. defense secretary so i'm sure a ambassador bolton is there in an attempt to assure partners in the region dad even though this announcement was announced in a rather cavalier way. it is the plan to the attention of the administration to not carry out this withdrawal in the same way it was announced and the hope i would
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imagine from ambassador bolton viewpoint is to try to reduce the tremendous level of concern in the region which is totally understandable so how is donald trump the trump administration viewed and israel i mean in their foreign policy it's fair to say is erratic i believe if you just look at the past two years there are those in israel who. by and large support trumps decision to switch the u.s. embassy or to move the u.s. embassy to jerusalem there are many in israel who support president support of the u.s. defense cooperation there in the u.s. defense relationship however i would imagine that there are those in israel who are growing tired of what seems to be
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a administration that is viewed as very erratic and at times in polls of it's a tremendous distraction when you're basically seeking to carry out the everyday objectives of the us israel relationship relationship that goes back decades with the relationship that's where the most part been very good and very solid and benjamin netanyahu lobby has elections coming and he's also an facing corruption charges is there a way that he says that and this is it somehow to his benefit. there may be an attempt by prime minister netanyahu to affirm u.s. support for israel right now during this election season but the israeli electorate is a pretty sophisticated electorate they're going to judge prime minister netanyahu. shoot your success this will be
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a referendum on prime minister netanyahu. previous terms and his current book formant as prime minister how he chooses or chooses not to present the u.s. israel relationship i don't think it's going to make a very large impact on the minds of voters and if you're on a chance joining us from a colorado thank you very much. thank you so after israel bolton will travel to turkey ankara considers many of the u.s. backed kurdish fighters to be so-called terrorists and wants them removed from areas near its border with syria has more from gaza have close to the turkey syria border a spokesman for president. said to both come and say tuckey has absolutely no problem with a relation in the end of the problem of turkey is with two particular groups the y.p. d m p k k which turkey recognizes the terrorist organizations and says it's easy
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to be disrespectful full time to say the been ripped resumption by these two organizations who are the spokesman pulled out of east of schools we've seen a situation where there's been a regional policy to try and feel a possible void of the u.s. troop withdrawal with countries rushing in to move to mend relationships with assad and reopening off embassies by the united arab emirates and before him for example hold on to put in check untouched these influence in syria once the u.s. troops withdrawal but also has been criticised by city on the opposition groups who called was assad. with his good to buy a falzon or even a million leaders across the world. terry says an alleged al qaeda operative accused of planning the bombing of an american warship has died in our strike in
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yemen it taks said to have killed small batali happened ten yemen's government on tuesday seventeen sailors died when a small boat the u.s.s. cole in aden back in october of two thousand. police in sudan have used tear gas and stun grenades to stop anti-government protestors from reaching the presidential palace it's the latest in continuing demonstrations against president omar bashir which began nearly three weeks ago now anger over rising food prices and government corruption have brought calls from assured to step down after nearly thirty years in power at least nineteen people have died since the unrest started with some rights groups putting the figure much higher to morgan has more from the capital khartoum. anti-government protests are in its third week once again you've seen people marching out of new streets demonstrating against the rule of president obama of this year they saying that they want president obama to shoot to end his twenty one year rule and step down something he said he's not going to do so people are saying that they will not stop protesting and demonstrating on the streets and
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so the president gives into their demands now we've seen people being separated from the crowd into protests using live ammunition and tear gas something that has happened over and over again during the previous protests and certainly something that has happened today people have been the police have been using tear gas and live in munitions to disperse protesters foreign governments have said that the police are using excessive force against protesters who are armed making their demands known to the government and to the world now opposition figures are also come out and said that they understand why people are demonstrating in the streets and that they are lending their support to these people but for testing and that they also want the president to step down and hand over power to an interim council it's not clear how that would happen but the thing is the president has said that he's not going to step down he did offer some kind of economic concessions he said that he was going to improve the living wages for civil workers and he's going to increase their salaries he also promised that he was going to look into the matters of the protesters and how they were being handled by the police amnesty international says at least thirty seven people have been killed that was within
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the first week of the protests and opposition figures have been saying more and more people have been killed since then it's not clear yet how if people have died but we do know is that eleven munition and tear gas has been used to disperse protesters and that people have been arrested demonstrations in the streets it's not clear where this would go and how it would end the government says that they're going to try to ease the situation for them people are saying that they will continue to protest so sudan seems to be in for a long haul between the government and the protesters. election officials and democratic republic of congo same voters will have to wait another week for the poor mary results of the presidential election. to choose a successor for president joseph kabila was due to be declared on sunday and only half of the vote remain uncounted. the head of the electoral commission. says he would not be rushed into making an announcement preliminary results were meant to be declared on sunday instead the people at the d c were told to wait a few more days. with the police or provisional results won't happen today
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because the collection of the result is still going across the continent it's a huge challenge but we are working very hard to result possible the election campaign was occasionally mined by violence in some areas on polling day several voters complained of logistical problems saying some of the voting machines which would be nice for the first time didn't work some congolese were unable to. break and conflict in parts of the country. the streets of. people wait for the results consistent elections in two thousand and six and two thousand and eleven little violent street protests election officials say they have counted just over fifty percent of the votes they say the process is slow and asking people to remain calm by law only the electoral commission can announce results supporters of emmanuel president joseph kabila as preferred candidate say they are confident he has won we
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are not giving a result of the presidential election but according to a bold one million weaknesses that we have. in. the country we can say that we are claiming victory all for. election. the government has cut internet and services saying it's to stop fake results circulating on social media if the results aren't disputed it goes first democratic transfer of power since independence nobody wants violence. this is a historical time for the congo. a peaceful transition of power never happened this country everybody's waiting for the moment they receive. a peaceful transition and could give legitimacy to the administration of the next president whoever that's going to be. thousands of people been displaced in me and maher after violence
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attain a buddhist rebel and security forces there khan army attacked police post on friday in rakhine state thirteen officers were killed and rest is and the same area where a military crackdown in two thousand and seventeen drove seven hundred thousand head to enter bangladesh charla ballasts reports. parents piled their children and animals into boats fleeing fighting in rakhine state they crossed the yo chung creek and build a makeshift camp away from the bullets there was heavy fighting between a buddhist rebel group and the security forces nearby on friday the u.n. estimates twenty five hundred people fled similar violence in december that number is now expected to be much higher. the rebel group is the are a con army whose members say they are fighting for greater autonomy for kind's buddhist population. they posted this video to mark the night the anniversary last
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year since november they've increased their attacks on facebook they posted these photos of ammunition as well as police and civilians captured in friday's right they were later released. ministry of information confirms the latest pre-dawn attack on full police outpost near the bangladeshi border the government responded this is a carefully planned premeditated attack to harm the lives and property of the people and to further the aggravate the instability in rakhine state it is learned that the security forces will take effective offensive actions to crush the terrorist attacks of the ark an army the fighting is bad news for the muslim or seven hundred thousand were driven from or kind stacks across the border into bangladesh during the military crackdown that began in twenty seven tane and system age of thousands were killed during the exodus the increase fighting now another reason why they cannot return. the military announced
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a four. month ceasefire against other rebel groups in north and east myanmar in december that were kind state was excluded the arak an army says the military is using the troops to double down in rakhine the source of almost embarrassment if you will that they would have been hit not only several times by the regime. related supposedly related to armed groups but now by erstwhile sort of silent or latent arc an army that has been waiting for its chance and so yes i would expect to see unfortunately a far heavier hand being brought to bear rakhine state than we've seen in recent years. so these people must fashion together the a future using bamboo and string and whatever their backs can bear a life of displacement and survival becoming the norm for those born in me en masse rakhine state shelob ellis. at least thirty people have died in a mine collapse in afghanistan several others may be trapped and happened in the northeastern province of. it's believed
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a landslide caused the tunnel and the coal mine to cave in. anymore head and the news hour including how you leave. the francis urges european leaders to find a safe port for forty nine migrants stranded at sea off the coast of malta. us a report into why most of the nigerian community living in london voted for britain to leave their opinion. and support a big setback for defending champions australia in their opening game at the asian cup. democrats in the us are warning donald trump that he'll face legal consequences if he tries to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the border with mexico trying to threaten the move if congress doesn't approve five point six billion dollars to build it and pass over funding is led to a partial government shutdown which is in its third week leaving eight hundred
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thousand government workers without pay. i can relate and i'm sure that the people that are for the receiving end will make adjustments they always do. still make you just people understand exactly what's going on but many of those people won't be receiving a paycheck many of those people agree one hundred percent with what i'm doing the show is good and tomorrow and it could also go on for a long time it depends is really dependent the democrats are bill us on to has more from washington d.c. . talks continue here in washington trying to break this stalemate on this government shutdown but there is no indication that they need any agreement will be reached before the weekend is over both sides are digging in president donald trump still demanding that he gets more than five billion dollars to build the border wall democrats saying they haven't changed their position they are saying they'll
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give the president some money less than five billion but not for the border wall just for general border security so this is where things stand at this point president donald trump himself even said he does not expect the talks late sunday to lead to any sort of agreement at all and he is still threatening to declare a national emergency that would enable him powers to perhaps go around the congress get other money to build the wall in itself but there are legal experts that say even if he was to declare a national emergency on the border many people say that it's unclear if that even would give him the money that he would need to move forward so it is really a stalemate here in washington with no in sight to this government shutdown there are talks christian church if you crane has formally split from its for legislator ship and russia and to create granting its independence was handed over and the
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turkish city of istanbul ending a relationship that dates back more than three centuries this muhammad reports this decision underscores the deepening tensions between moscow and kiev. oh for for all of you the first the leader of the eastern orthodox church and a man at the center of what's being described as potentially one of the biggest rifts in christianity in recent times. with his signature on saturday he officially split most of ukraine's orthodox churches from centuries of russian jurisdiction. slovo or set your motives on sunday during a service in the turkish city of istanbul. to mark the orthodox feast day of the pippin the the document for the separation also known as the thomas was officially handed over to the leader of the now independent ukrainian orthodox church is his most watching from the side petro poroshenko the ukrainian president he's pushed for ukraine's orthodox churches to split from what he and others have described as
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russian influence and propaganda ukraine's churches have been under pressure to sever ties since the country became independent after the breakup of the soviet union in one thousand nine hundred ninety one. and that pressure has been getting stronger since russia annexed crimea in two thousand and fourteen ukraine imposed martial law in november saying it feared a full scale invasion after russia captured three of its vessels in the current straight up to muslim the us says if a fish the ship and the toll most for us is actually another act of proclaiming ukraine's independence it will complete the assertion of independence of the ukrainian state strengthen religious freedom and enter confessional peace it will strengthen the rights and freedoms of citizens. in moscow political analysts say this is as much about politics as it is about religion and the impact of a church but at the own relations between the us and the crane is a working ofo but both the positions of moscow but their ticket. in ukraine and.
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the long awaited on the independence of getting on orthodoxy and over ukrainian states from russian influence in general of the officer to the split has been largely boycotted by ukraine's largest orthodox church which remains loyal to russia oh moscow in the russian branch of the church have also cut ties with istanbul which is regarded as the center of the eastern orthodox faith. it's unclear how all this will ultimately play out but for many in ukraine the creation of an orthodox church independent from moscow is a momentous step toward ukraine's political independence from russia. moscow. don johnson is a resident fellow at the center for transatlantic relations it johns hopkins university he joins us live from washington d.c. we appreciate your time very much so when russia did an expose on absolutely russia annexed crimea was some sort of split or
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a tension in the church and evitable was something like this it's almost inevitable . you know you hate to say inevitable but i think it made it much more highly more likely and don't forget the invasion of the done by us the russian invasion by putin is essentially been a failure it's galvanized ukraine's maturity as an independent state we've seen now that it's even galvanized the secession of a long time branch of russian orthodoxy into an independent church and this is a major major event not only religiously but politically you know we in the west we take we often don't take issues of faith and religion seriously enough but this is an issue of faith and religion that has a major geographical consequences do explain the our religion and politics is sturrock lee had been intertwined in russia. sure sure the orthodox church compared to say catholicism or western proselytism is very had the church is very
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close to the state and russia's emergence as a great power has been supported and aided by the russian orthodox church so putin has the use of the church most recently but not just wouldn't as an arm russian foreign policy it's for the orthodox bishops for example have praised the war blessed missiles recently you may may have seen that and so by breaking away they are ukrainian branch from the russian church you're essentially frustrating and dividing a major instrument iran putin's rule and putin's attempt to spread russian influence overseas so this is a major major issue and it helps show ukraine's independence and maturity as an independent country what might the further implications or impact of this be a going forward. well there are a number of them one of which is that other churches in the balkans in particular that are affiliated and close to moscow may well i mean serbia in particular may
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well push for independence like the would be reigning church is it is doing but second you're likely to see a very bumpy road ahead first of all power center who's been helped by this he's now second in the polls after being trailing much more broadly he's likely to get a bump up in the election was coming this year and that is going to help ukraine resist the russian influence even further but he's got to be careful there that he had the temptation to interfere in the internal affairs of the ukrainian church new ukrainian church will be strong and finally i would say there's a high likelihood that russia and the russian church will stage provocations against the ukrainian now independent church there will be fights over money there will be fights over property there will be fights over over the churches themselves and already the russian media operation the russian media machine there showing a lot of of propagandistic films talking about harassment of russia not orthodox
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believers showing continuing their narrative of discrimination against ethnic russian speakers very little of that is true but it has a willing audience at home in moscow where people see this as another attempt to hurt russian influence abroad and we really appreciate your expertise on this thank you great greek orthodox christians and palestine are also celebrating christmas but this year's festivities have been marred by demonstrations and some boycotting a visit at the orthodox patriarch insurance along to bethlehem jesters are angry that he's been selling charges land to israelis harry fossett was at the protests in the occupied west bank. this is a familiar pilgrimage for the orthodox patriarch of jerusalem he comes here to bethlehem every year for the orthodox christmas to mark christ's birth at the church of the holy it's a pity and usually he would come here on foot proceeded by marching bands or scouts he would be met by officials from the bethlehem and surrounding governments. manger
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square would usually be thronged with people to welcome him but this year it's very different there is a group within the orthodox community who want this visit boycotted on political grounds because of his policy of selling church lands which regularly find their way into israeli jewish hands this year the municipality has both of bethlehem and the surrounding cities have decided to join not boycott actually with our position famous abilities we are not throwing the butts bit in we're coming there but there isn't all that because. actually there are there is documented ses that he's selling. their hands on the properties of the office but real whereas in most years main just right would be occupied by people welcoming and celebrating christmas with the patriarch here we see a small group of protesters he's managed to get their way into the square past what
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has been extremely heavy security around the square in all the surrounding streets along which the patriarch i was just was meant to come and progress to the church of the holy city and we've been speaking to members of the orthodox community here while some very much support the boycott who say he is not welcome invest and others feel that politics should be kept separate from a religious festival such as this we are against sending glance no matter who or when or where but this is not the day this is the day of christmas this is the day of celebrations. we have three hundred sixty four days we can the opposite we can put us three can do many things was a protest as had been chanting traitor in the direction of the patriarch elsewhere in manger square there are people beating drums and dancing celebrating with him this christmas day the division that that man was talking about between politics
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and religion doesn't really appear to be attaining here today the politics of the policies of the orthodox church in israel are very much opposed by many here in the occupied west bank and even on this holy day it is really affecting how it is being celebrated that francis says asking european leaders tetras the plight of forty nine refugees and migrants stranded off the coast of malta that of the roman catholic church has urged the member states to allow them to land on their shores and reports. in front of an audience of tens of thousands gathered at st peter's square pope francis asked the european union leaders to stop bickering and allow two humanitarian ships with refugees and migrants rescued at sea to dock now by ricky jordan e for several days forty nine people rescued in the mediterranean sea have been on board to enjoy ships seeking a safe port where they can disembark. thirty two of those rescued at sea are on the
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sea watch three the rescue ship is operated by a german humanitarian group the refugees were saved from their unsafe boats on december twenty second among them my three children and four teenagers. box. will be this be on top she nods. let's eat some weeks. no sleeping because all day we. you know. you are seeing. a second ship called c.i. operated by a different german group rescued seventeen people on december twenty ninth and it too is waiting for a port to dock we had. good times and really hard times together though i guess the good times for example last christmas when we had a vendetta nice party on the offtake celebrating together. with them and
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we had hot times went up a storm and there was heavy wind and high waves and when everybody was afraid and unsecure and unsafe. those onboard the two ships include people from different countries many are seasick after stormy crossings. but i make a heartfelt appeal to european leaders that they show some concrete solidarity with respect to these people. both italy and malta have closed their ports to boats who've rescued refugees and migrants from the sea. their stance follows the hard line taken by many e.u. countries on immigration. the netherlands and germany say they will take some of those on the ships but for now all these people can do is hope and pray that a message from the head of the roman catholic church will allow them to set foot on land paul trotter gian al jazeera. annual global golden globe
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awards to be handed out and los angeles. stars born featuring bradley cooper and lady gaga expected to take home several prizes a political comedy vice about us as president dick cheney got the most nominations six and the film bahamian rhapsody which chronicles the rise of the queen has two nominations getting away and the television categories are the assassination of jennifer saatchi and the thriller sharp objects still ahead on al-jazeera back in beijing the u.s. team arrives for crunch talks with china and they and their trade war. and sport in the stork leap for this japanese ski jumper andy will have that story.
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hello again welcome back we're here across united states we are watching a system that is developing quite quickly here across the southwest over the next day or so that's going to be moving up here towards the northeast and for chicago that means some very messy weather for you here on monday rain down towards the south across the mississippi up here towards the north it is going to be snow and that snow is going to make its way across the great lakes also ontario canada parts of quebec you could be seeing some very heavy snow as well as we go towards tuesday it's could be boston and new york that sees the messy weather but out here towards the west we are going to be watching another system coming in off the pacific and this one is going to bring quite a bit of rain as well as some very windy conditions across much of the west coast where here across the caribbean we did see one front pushing through parts of cuba over the last day this is clouds right there so have venison showers and some thunderstorms now looking at some much better weather as that front begins to
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john bolton was speaking in israel where there's been concern over president trumps a proper announcement that american forces are to pull out place in sudan have fired tear gas and stun grenades to stop protesters marching towards the presidential palace in khartoum people are angry about rising food prices to value the currency and government corruption the protests have been going on for almost three weeks al. cranes orthodox christian church. has officially split from its leadership and russia anger in moscow at a crazed ranting day ukrainian orthodox church and dependence was handed over in the turkish city of istanbul a sense of relationship that was more than three hundred years old. as president donald trump says he's hopeful a new round of negotiations with china may in bring an end to the trade war between the two nations talks are due to be held in beijing on monday they come during a ninety day truce on the imposing of new tariffs which expire and march it all
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started early last year and washington has levies on a number of chinese products arguing the u.s. was getting a bad deal beijing retaliated leading to a series of tit for tat terrify x that's helped to spark volatility on global markets as uncertainty mounts over what will happen next between the world's two largest economies are at scott is a senior international economist at the economic policy institute a nonprofit think tank he joins us via skype from bethesda maryland we appreciate your time very much so there's a lot of things on the table there's tariffs and intellectual property there's a lot of issues that these two countries have with each other what is the priority for the trump administration when i think the reality of mr lay size are these the trade representative will be leading the negotiations in china is to. obtain the relief well the technology isn't he wants to stop clinton from stealing technology from us companies the west and force us copyrights and patents and he
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wants to limit china's investments in the high tech industries of the future i think is see this is a really about that kind of change they say he's become a force very slight there i was cisco to ask what leverage do they have to actually accomplish that. they have very little they do have access but we do control is access to the u.s. economy and something that china very much wants and needs exports to the u.s. may come much bigger part of the chinese economy than do u.s. exports to china so we do have leverage on the trade side but it's very difficult unfortunate to open is market if china does not want to there are a large powerful country there used to controlling what goes on within their borders who has been hurt the most by this so far well of course taking the long term view the united states has a massive trade deficit with china shown that just in the last to since i was in
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two thousand and one to seventeen years or so and united states has lost about three point four million jobs due to growing trade deficits in china more recently of the the terrible war since don ho took office has i think certainly hurt. some companies that are invested their voice in a sharp fall and is profits but apple does all his production in china and atlanta and other offshore locations it has what happens to china's proper tests sorry but what happens to apple's profits has very little impact on the domestic economy it may affect the stock market but that's different than talking about jobs or real production here in the united states at this continues to drag on what effects might it continue to have on the global markets. well what has happened already is
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that china has lowered the value of its currency about ten percent this really is based on the whole they've also put limits on imports as a result of u.s. exports to china are down trade deficit which it is. it's actually backfire it's been bad for the domestic economy the deficit in china is growing faster than deficit and the world as a whole well i think also this kind of uncertainty has certainly consumated to the downfall in the stock market i think as a great concern to the president he's put very valuable in the rise in the market since he was elected and we see a tremendous decline and over twenty percent now i think just of last three months and he's very much i think concerned about that and certainly this is what was the chaos in washington exhibits to this point in the market in the last few months mr robert scott joining us thanks for your expertise thank you china's government
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has passed a new law that seeks to send a size islam within the next five years that means to make something more chinese and character some see it as another way of by the regime to rewrite how the religion is practiced rail mohammed has more well the states run english language newspaper global times reported on saturday the chinese government along with eight one of his group's agreed on guidelines and how islam should be compatible with socialism its pasta five year plan to adopt a scam to what it calls a more chinese way of practice the paper says this is all part of beijing's efforts to govern all regions but many online are connecting this to china's crackdown on communities in its northwest. is an autonomous region where about eleven million muslim regas operates they've been talking shit for years and they accuse the government of violating their religious freedoms. but the un describes the region as a no right zone in reports last year a un committee said china was holding
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a million muslim week is in detention centers the government denied this instead describing the camps as vocational education centers now activists have been protesting and also raising awareness about this issue for months many using the hash tag save week this list was shared on facebook by exxon poets writers and university professors showing more than one hundred detained weakest scholars who've been held in china since twenty sixteen and we've seen some video some way shann in you nona province reports that chinese authorities have sought to demolish mosques there and those who protested against the demolitions were beaten and arrested religious schools and arabic process reportedly banned and children are not allowed to take part in a slum make activities and it's not just china some have taken to the streets are protesting canada this group of weak activists marched from istanbul to conquer its raise awareness about the situation in east turkistan they calling on world leaders
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to put pressure on china to shut down the camps and human rights watch says the chinese government's crackdown on problems began in twenty fourteen and the level of repression has increased since we had from so if you were just in the groups china director human rights watch has documented torture pervasive restrictions on personal freedom and the practice of islam the rise of political education camps in which people are arbitrarily detained up to a million of them essentially for not agreeing with the chinese communist party we think it is imperative for the un and the oh i see in concerned governments to demand access to the region with a view towards holding officials accountable if any other government in the world was credibly alleged to be detaining of two million muslims i think we can reasonably assumed it would already have been the. first demand for accountability . britain's prime minister has warned her critics they're putting democracy at risk if they can't unite behind her bracks
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a deal and he's ready to vote on teresa mayes withdrawal agreement next week speaking on the b.b.c.'s andrew marr show may said backing her deal is the only way to honor the referendum result and protect the economy she insists the u.k. will be an unchartered territory if parliament doesn't approve the agreement. the european union's make clear that this is the deal that is on the table there are further assurances we're seeking from them in relation to the specific issues and concerns that members of parliament have but i think when m.p.'s come to look at this vote when they come to consider what they're doing they need to think of the three things that i think they need to ask themselves first of all does this deal deliver on the referendum does it bring back control of our borders laws and money yes it does does it protect our jobs and security yes it does does it provide certainty for businesses and citizens for the future and yes it does are
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british politicians remain divided over bracks at there's an unexpected surge of support from some emigrants on one of london's neighborhoods warrants reports. this part of south london is home to people from all over the world afghans sell fruits and vegetables to eastern europeans and africans who rub along perfectly happily with british people who have lived here for generations you might assume this multicultural pockets of the capital is entirely against a brick say it's often portrayed as a defense of whites britain but not so for this nigerian restaurant there is a quiet satisfaction of the prospects of the u.k. cutting its ties with europe and starting to pay more attention to its historical friends in the commonwealth. they struggle for the right to stay in the u.k. while you citizens don't and they think it isn't fair so most of them voted leave before because the bridges in heaven are derived to live with. after we go to the
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queen naturalized nationality to which is a lot of money but when people come from europe to come to the country to live there it is them they don't need to go to international now and then because their countries part of the after everything and we as a in pensacola i feel cheated i. still jealous about average african. african british gladney word for breakfast because i know not because i have anything against the whites we give this leverage in terms of treatment opportunity walk. governments has already tried to indicate its support for the commonwealth the prime minister visited both kenya and nigeria last may in london the africa next patch it looked all of this enthusiastically britain. from nigeria especially. going to talk
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more than i do they believe there's so much from was a lot of you know thing investments in nigeria and cutting their money from nigeria on a daily basis so they have to return something back to us. it is perhaps an open question what some hard call backs it is make of the support for their cause from black people after all some of the people in london carried white supremacist flags and hold openly racist opinions ever since the referendum nearly two and a half years ago polling organizations have tried as hard as they can to understand the voting intentions of almost every demographic but for all that's the idea that people from commonwealth countries like nigeria mights of voted in large numbers to leave the european union is still an almost entirely untold story and one which may have had a bigger affects on the outcome of the referendum than has previously been understood . of course economic arguments that future british trading arrangements with the
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commonwealth wouldn't be anything like as lucrative for the u.k. as remaining in the e.u. but much of brics it is about emotion and not facts the idea of a reputed british commonwealth has many supporters here horsley al-jazeera in south florida. a centuries old tradition is being kept alive in wartime thanks to modern technology and. play by women. in the capital. it is an invitation no man can refuse. in this conservative region of mauritania men for women. and women play for men at the heart of this tradition is this instrument the dean more than a harp it's also
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a drum. and produces note that do not exist in western music. only women can play it it's a tradition passed on from mothers to daughters since the thirteenth century. when i see men for me it gives me joy i give them rhythm and the tying they dance to my beat and the men love it. and that's mitt and her daughter for a tour grio a cast of musical storytellers and poet they mostly sing praises to god and their absolute love for the divine at the heart of this is the already. this is the tradition. and they're about to teach me the day that goes with. so how do we. how do we do it.
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it's called. the feel good song. it's a song. to invent. because. the idea here is to find a way to continue. on this journey. the jimi hendrix of instead of seeing modern music and the internet as a threat to the tradition she uses it to spread her music. and are preparing to tour europe in the united states. i'm afraid that if we stop using the n. we favor other instruments there now way of life is great and storyteller will also
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disappear and that's what's at stake it's to save our culture. but dean cannot disappear for this unmistakable this is just the sound of an instrument . that the voice of the desert. thank you very much well australia and media pressure and their defense of the asian cup title they've been beaten by jordan in their opening group gang australia are a much changed same from the one that lifted the trophy on home so four years ago but they were expected to beat the lowest ranked saying in their group instead it was jordan's and saying score the only goal of the going here in i.e. australia dominated possession in the second half but tried to drive an equaliser jordan holding on for one nail when. you look you've got to give full
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credit to jordan. made it difficult for a. lot of energy a lot of thought. you know one of those days a frustrating day when the ball just didn't seem to be on to but you know as i said you got to you for grit to jordan and. i. think you do make everything with everything and i believe in the chances that we can do also when we have a core of. we train a lot of this. today the foreman. also what i told many times. and there were a vision. for the government to do the let me see how strong this guy. palestine and syria played out a goalless draw in the other group the match that palestine and in their first
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point in asian cup history syria next by jordan more power stand up against australia well india have gone top of group a after a four one win over its highland india's captain and recalled goalscorer some of chettri added to more than his title in this one after finishing his runners up in one nine hundred sixty four india have never made it beyond the group stages in this competition the other game in that group so host the united arab emirates drawing one one with bahrain on saturday. carlina pliska has claimed her second brisbane international title the czech was up against ukraine's . in the final and after being just so you points from the fate of came back to take the match in three sets. and in the men's draw kind of security won his first slightly almost three years. the japanese world number. three sets the prize building up the first grand slam of the year that's the australian open which starts on january the forty. lost more ground in the spanish league
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title race they were beaten to no. fifth in the table now defending champions five points clear of the top goals from messi luis suarez giving them at c one when it gets half a. second in the table very true with severe. and one of the world's toughest rallies is getting underway in peru the forty first edition of the dakar rally has a unique twist this time around for the first time since the race switched from africa to south america it will be hosted solely by one country they rarely move consonance in two thousand and nine due to security concerns along the routes in west africa. ten stages of off road racing with the event starting and finishing in perris council has our correspondent.
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for in the. main. government has six million dollars in the race. people will be watching. the world. scenery. we are now. where people are flocking here to take a look at the vehicles and the pilots that will be competing. or. will be in. unsound deal which will require a lot of signal strength psychological strength and the pilots will have to rely a lot on their navigation instruments the dallas cowboys have a chance to secure
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a place in a conference title game for the first time since one thousand nine hundred ninety five the cowboys beat seeing the saddle seahawks twenty five to twenty eighth and saturday's wildcard playoff in the early ninety's the team on the super bowl championship three times in four years but it's been a little recent successful one of the world's most recognizable chains only response n.f.l. right set up for raw about the cowboys efforts to return to the. owner jerry jones has made personal decisions in the last thirty years that have set the team on the wrong path certainly off the field he was the first order to really get in bed that night as far as branding and sponsorship and things like that were pretty on standard in the mid ninety's. you know jerry has always been very cognizant of how to run his team as a business and as a brand and worldwide that is leave them continuously along with you and using the lakers and teams like that. the one of the worldwide iconic brands regardless of
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success and that doesn't always happen i mean a lot of times it depends on your market the forty nine years where the team of the eighty years and you know the cowboys you serve them as a team to them and you the niners were forgotten for a long time the new millennium until they got successful again most teams most franchises are not able to transcend a lack of opulence success and still maintain that you know that branding or all that sort of iconic status we're talking about but under jerry jones the cowboys have certainly been able to do that now they have to catch up on the field which is sort of like their prime. and japan's it reoccurred where she has carved out some ski jumping history he completed his school's equivalent of the grand slam victory here at bishop's hopefully in austria. where she is only the third man so win all the events in the four hills formant during the same season. the next challenge for the twenty two year old will be next month's world championships. ok that is always
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full for not more. and that's all for the news hour keep it here more news on the other side of the break. the law again of solid being in control. but it's tremendous from the potential so i think and he was determined to go on could use of them at that point to for a sword to avenge its people slaughtered eight hundred eighty is he smashes the frankish on couches the king of jerusalem he seizes the tree crawls and this is the
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great military victory the crusades an arab perspective episode three unification of this time on a. colleague must much the same as now being held in pretrial detention for two years what is his crime. why hasn't he been tried yet why hasn't justice been applied in this case is he detained because he said charnel us as journalism become a crime have moles become a tool to silence was is off drugs we will continue i news coverage with professionalism and impartiality our work will remain credible and accurate but journalism is not a crime incarcerating journalists is not acceptable we demand the immediate release of all colleague mahmoud to say and all journalists detained in a gyptian jails free mahmoud's and all his colleagues we stand for press freedom.
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it was one of the biggest bank robberies of modern times with over eighty million dollars stolen from bangladesh's central bank one used to investigate how cyber hackers implicated the global banking system and on al-jazeera. seeking to reassure its allies the u.s. says it won't withdraw troops from syria until i saw is defeated. i'm richelle carey this is al jazeera live from town hall so coming up place in sudan fire tear gas and stun grenades as protests against president omar al bashir show no sign of ending.

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