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good citizens. for good game. but how. one used to investigate. more protests against sudan's president omar al bashir as he rally supporters in the capital. zero life from a headquarters in doha i'm also ahead u.s. president donald trump calls illegal immigration a humanitarian crisis the democrats accuse him of stoking fear. the only
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way to avoid no deal is. a warning from britain's prime minister six days out from a crucial vote on her breasts of agreements with the e.u. and the new exhibition taking people inside the life and works of andy warhol. hello an anti-government rally has been going on in the sudanese capital khartoum keeping up the pressure on president obama to share it's a step down hours earlier but she addressed his supporters elsewhere in the city calling for unity and accusing foreign powers of stoking the unrest the demonstrations have spread right across the don since mid december they began over the rising cost of food and fuel and government corruption bashir remains defiant that you know. we are all together hand in hand joining forces to maintain
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stability however some are adopting foreign agendas being operated by outside forces in a means to the saddam however we reiterate those who are seeking power they are welcome however there is only one route to grab power it is the ballot box it is only through transparent free elections and it's up to you the sudanese people to decide ever more than has more from khartoum. president bashir spoke to his supporters today he basically called for this rally this pro-government rally to show the world that he still has supporters and the fact that that people have been demonstrating over the past three weeks demanding the regime change those people do not represent the whole of sudan so he came out today in a rally in one of the squares in the capital city how to swim and he said that those people who have been protesting have been infiltrated by what he called traitors and they've been were being influenced by foreign agents now this is not the first time that the president has spoken since the anti-government wave of protests started this is the sixth or seventh somebody he's been speaking yesterday
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he addressed the military and original state and he said that he will continue to hold on to power until elections come next year people once again came out to protest today just a few minutes after the pro-government rally they've been calling for the downfall of the government they've been calling for a new regime they said that president i'm going to show you how it has been holding on to power for too long and that it's time he had the apartment interim independent council now people have been met with tear gas police had to has used tear gas to try to disperse the protesters but this seemed to be very eager to continue with their momentum they held onto to determination and they kept basically dispersing when police fired tear gas only two other again and demand that the president resign something he said he's not going to do until elections come in twenty twenty the british government is dealing with another setback after parliament voted to reduce the time allowed to come up with an alternative plan that's if prime minister to resign deal is defeated next week the change will try to force the government to come back within three days with a plan b.
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rather than the twenty one days specified in law all politicians are now is abating the prime minister as you withdraw d.-o. it sets the terms of britain's the parts are on march the twenty ninth paul brennan covering the story from london to walk us through the significance of this vote. during the significance of this particular vote is that it emphasizes just how little or far exceed the prime minister theresa may has in parliament at the moment it was the second vote within twenty four hours that the government had lost they lost a vote on the finance bill related to breakfast on the tuesday night and then wednesday afternoon this second vote which essentially accelerates the process by which the government will have to come back and answer to parliament after what is expected to be a vote next tuesday in which the government will be defeated it just underlines just how little farty the government has and just how much exasperate m.p.'s on both sides have with the way the process is concluding as we're now just seventy
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nine days from a significant significant political day here and what are the implications for the options going forward. i mean from the point of view of what happens next frankly labor have said that they're going to put a no confidence vote in as soon as they possibly can in the whole government remember they tabled one just in the prime minister just before christmas she survived she survived that and she survived the no confidence vote of her own and piece of her own party as well the fact is though that when she is most likely defeated next tuesday and that's certainly the way the arithmetic is going it's unlikely that she'll ground a general election willingly that's what labor the opposition party would like to see that said there is a possibility under the fixed parliament act that if two thirds of the commons the
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parliament actually votes in favor of a no confidence motion that the government will be forced to grant a general election and of course there remains the possibility of a second referendum if the government is unwilling to grant a general election so these options are all to play for and the. and see that is surrounded bricks in the process of bricks it hasn't lifted what has come closer though is the reality of correction not just seventy nine days from now twenty ninth of march britain as it stands will be leaving the european union and potentially without any deal in place all right up auburn and thank you. now the u.n. special envoy to yemen has been updating the security council on the latest efforts to end the nearly four year war martin griffith says there has been relative calm since the implementation of these stockholm agreements i pleased to report that both sides have largely. to the ceasefire we agreed and stuck
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in her day the governor of that entered into force on the eighteenth of december and that there has been a significant decrease in hostilities since that. unfortunately perhaps unsurprisingly there has been some violence including in who data city and in the southern districts of the government over this is remarkably limited compared to what we saw in the weeks before the stucco consultation on the un humanitarian affairs chief mark local war and that despite that stockholm deal the humanitarian situation was getting worse. i cannot yet report to you that the wider humanitarian situation in yemen is any better it remains catastrophic more than twenty four million people now need humanitarian assistance that's eighty percent of the population they include ten million people just
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a step away from famine. more than three point three million people have been displaced over six hundred thousand of them in the last twelve months malta says it will allow to rescue ships that have been stranded at sea for weeks to dock on its source the multis prime minister says the forty nine people on board the vessels will then be redistributed among eight european union countries the migrants were picked up by two german charities while making the dangerous mediterranean crossing italy malta and all other e.u. countries had refused to offer them a port of safety turkish sources have told al-jazeera turkey's prosecutor is working on a list of saudis suspects accused of murdering jemaah. indicating a trial is likely to take place in the country where he was killed well just a few days ago saudi arabia announced its own trial for eleven suspects but it's yet to name them thursday marks one hundred days since the journalist's murder us
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president donald trump is set to meet congressional leaders later on wednesday to continue talks on reopening the government but republicans and democrats appeared as far apart as ever in primetime speeches on tuesday night's blamed his rivals for the standoff over immigration again demanded money for his mexico border wall mike hanna has more from washington. the deadlock between congress and the white house continues democrats refusing to provide funding for a wall on the southern border president trump adamant he will not accept any budget bill that doesn't this is a humanitarian crisis a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul the facts though do not support the contention of a spiraling crisis wrists at the southern border in two thousand and seventeen was the lowest in forty five years the number of would be migrants detained last year was list them half of the total arrested in two thousand and seven every week three
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hundred of our citizens are killed by heroin alone ninety percent of which floods across from our southern border more americans will die from drugs this year then were killed in the entire vietnam war but this is contradicted by the drug enforcement administration which in a report last year said virtually all of the heroin sold in the united states comes through legal points of entry thank you and in a joint appearance the democratic leaders in the house and senate dismiss the address as nothing more than cynical korea mongering this president just used the backdrop of the oval office to manufacture a crisis stoke fear and divert attention from the turmoil in his administration the president's address and the democratic response has affected no change and at the weekend this will become the longest ever government shutdown in the nation's
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history mike hanna al-jazeera washington went on home and has been following the journey of hundreds of asylum seekers from central america who are trying to cross into the united states he reports from tijuana and mexico where people feel vilified by trump speech. we're in one of the impromptu show to be. and set up into one a mix code to try and help central americans trying to get across the border into the united states and give them some support and shelter this one's in the church we want we watch president from speech with them in the first reaction here was really people quite offended especially his depictions of some people crossing illegally as criminals he told stories about a murderer and about a rapist he said you can't just stick his head in the same bucket there's a lot of good people here trying to get there they were talking about why they've gone in this dangerous journey north of the president trump actually alluded to saying that things are so tough back home they didn't have
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a lot of choice even because violence because of the gangs the really terrorized vast parts of the countries where they live all because of poverty trying to escape make a better life for themselves in the united states some of them are doing the virus cyalume some of them. willing to jump over the fence hand themselves in straight away and then start the asylum process that way and some are simply saying that after really hearing about president's ranch poster and their chances of getting into the united states that way they just going to try and pay a people smuggler and go across the border obviously that's been happening for some time now and it's what president from is trying in part to prevent by putting up this wall but illegal migration and apprehensions of the border have been going down for more than a decade in the united states he will so made a point the president about drugs he said that the war will almost pay for itself because it will stop vast quantities of drugs being trafficked over the border to
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the u.s. actually most drugs passed through ports of entry into the united states is smuggled along with the lines of people and vehicles going through the wall wouldn't necessarily affect that but this is become a potent political symbol for the president and for his opponents in a battle that he's determined to win coming up. in just a moment hundreds of palestinian statehood i'm on the streets to fight a social security scheme they say is costing too much boss demand hang over one of the world's biggest electronics shows with fears innovators have run out of new ideas. and i bet it certainly is a very wet for many of us across the middle east at the moment we've had this weather system with us and as you can see it's giving plenty of rain over parts of
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turkey but then dragging its feet further south as well so for some of us in syria and in lebanon it's also being very wet these pitches are from lebanon showing the flooding that we've seen in one of the refugee camps that now that area of rain is moving away and say for many of us it will be a good deal drier as we had three thursday more rain though pushing its way into the western and northern parts of turkey there as we head through friday same rain here and east elsewhere should be drawing back that the not with the warm we're seeing it's a temperature just a fourteen degrees i mean for the towards the south and the winds that will change on thursday here in doha as well so the winds firing down from the north bringing in some cooler air and quite a blustery day as well twenty three the most well known thursday by friday only twenty one and the temperatures will be dropping during the night as well so it will feel quite cool particularly in the evenings and we had down towards the so the parts of africa we can see a fair amount of sherry weather here particularly here as you head across towards
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madagascar this area of cloud is giving us some fairly heavy downpours we're also seeing a fair amount of cloud along the south coast of south africa to. hello
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again the top stories on al-jazeera antigovernment protesters are maintaining pressure on president obama to invest and it's a step down earlier he addressed and supporters of khartoum refusing to quit and blaming economic problems on years of sanctions the british prime minister to resign may's insisting there is no alternative to her. as she tries to persuade parliament to support it politicians are now debating the agreements which sets out the terms of britain's departure from the european union. donald trump is due to a meeting russian leaders for talks on reopening the government the meetings being held today blamed the democrats for the immigration standoff his rivals accused him of holding the american people hostage. electoral authorities in the democratic republic of congo say provisional election results could be announced
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within the next two days they were supposed to be released on sunday but the electoral commission said that wasn't possible. problems there were widespread reports of irregularities when the election took place at the end of december voting took place. and. this updates from. all the major commission is saying that these without when they finally leave could be could be announced it in the twenty four or forty eight hours when they are not to be in the building baby i meet the commission have been deployed in iraq and the area the road leading up this place had been barricaded some of them told the nation it is like inside that building housing some of those votes they say the reason why it's taken so long is because some areas that people voted are remote they view the avenue the road to the roads of unity that if you have upbeat made up of this and you got that you know if you commission climbing need to. pay but the
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ruling party candidate the man with the diary could it be that if that happens the supporters will go into the streets and protest and in the pot when that happens police come out in shooting can come with as potent of a is a concern that it could be violent but now you can see behind me the street people are going to buy the business waiting for that is not to be late they polled late because within forty eight hours but had been warned it could be done within that the u.s. secretary of state has made a stop in iraq on his tour of middle east capitals my home pay arrived in baghdad where he met iraq and leaders as well as u.s. troops stationed there they're believed to have discussed u.s. concerns about iran's influence on iraq the top u.s. diplomat is in the region to reassure washington's allies about trump's plans to withdraw troops from syria. here's. what. i think this is.
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the. a political activist in egypt has been sentenced to fifteen years in prison for playing a leading role in the twenty eleven revolution. was fined three hundred forty five thousand dollars for inciting violence during protests that forced the mubarak out of office duma appealed a life sentence that was initially handed to him along with two hundred twenty nine others back in twenty fifth. turkey's foreign minister is insisting that his country will reject a u.s. request not to target and not to target excuse me kurdish armed groups in northern syria when american forces leave. glue addressed the turkish parliament a day after u.s. national security advisor john bolton reiterated the request and ankara bolton's comments angered president. was as turkey will not compromise on kurdish y p g
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fighter as it regards as terrorists the. middle east and for the us to be this intertwined with a terrorist organization makes leaving it that much more difficult we continue to hear different voices coming from different levels of the american administration everyone can see we have been fighting against terrorist organizations in the region from day one we need to prevent people from throwing into a growing threat to our country we need to act against that simcoe so ugly reports some of bob in northern syria. we are in a town that was liberated by the turkish backed free syrian army a while ago and the stone was vons why are still boned by other coalition forces and it has been hurt a lot with its people with its buildings and after it was liberated by the turkish crack free syrian army the margaret demographic has changed people who have moved out so far has returned and there is some other migration from other places in cite
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syria ever let alone normal life has begun as we are told because there are schools there is a courthouse there is a major reason that they call where the local council functions and there are local police forces that is mentored by the turkish turkish army members here and when there is a danger the local police forces here could interfere immediately however of course it was fear here is different to the kurdish dominated areas in northern syria these people here in they most of believe that if a turkish military offensive is held against a pew idea and we have controlled area. those places could be liberated and they can go back to their homes like members or other places in the north korean leader kim jong un has wrapped up his visit to china a day earlier than expected it was hoped the talks with chinese president xi
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jinping could lay the groundwork for another meeting with donald trump there was little detail on his schedule provided by either side but south korean media is reporting that kim met chief for about an hour. embassies and consulates have been evacuated in the australian capital of the city of melbourne after suspicious packages were delivered to them samples are being tested for hazardous material but there have been no reports of injuries some of the parcels are said to have contained as best a ban building material that can cause cancer the u.s. egyptian thai and italian diplomatic missions were among those targeted palestinians are protesting against the controversial social security law which came into effect late last year it's aim is to create a pension scheme for private sector employees who make up just over half of the work force in the occupied palestinian territory workers are expected to contribute seven percent of their monthly salaries and are able to apply for retirement visit
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pension when they turn sixty opponents say these monthly deductions are too expensive for most workers and fear people's contributions won't be secure have a force that's been asking for reaction. over into the third month of these protests now against the social security law and although the numbers are somewhat down today and what we've seen in the thousands of people in recent protests there are several hundred here today the numbers called largely by what has been a very rainy cold day here in ramallah the issue at hand here is this social security law which is. requiring a would require a seven point five percent contribution from employees in the private sector and more than ten percent from employers what people are concerned about isn't just the financial goodna that would impose on them and on the economy here but also on what would happen to that money can they trust that it would really would be used for
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pensions and other benefits in the future there really is an issue of trust against the palestinian government in this case. their salaries aren't enough to cover a current commitments to talk to this money they say will get it back after thirty years but the law contains provisions that are unfair to the employees. facing. albury right now that israeli military forces like any being. that you don't like to see them and us need their money and that effort and that's going to happen in most parts of the world social security system could be seen as a fairly regular required safety net and something that society would be expected to contribute to people here aren't really arguing with that as a concept what they're arguing with is the idea that this is being drawn out in an
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undemocratic way by a government which hasn't had an election for over a decade they don't trust that government they say to deal with this money in a fair way not to use it for purposes other than pensions and other benefits in the future policy and government of course says that it has already conceded a delay in the imposition of this they are willing to talk about it and negotiate people here though they just want it scrapped and they say they will continue protesting until that happens. well the arts of andy warhol is instantly recognizable and uniquely american but there's more to it than campbell soup cans and marilyn monroe crystal salumi discovered at a retrospective of his work in new york. from consumer goods to celebrities with a technicolor twist andy warhol elevated every day images to high art his commentary on american culture is now on display at the whitney museum of american art warhols genius in my opinion has always been to ground what he does in both the
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language of the history of art and the language of commerce and commercial culture and to bring them together the first retrospective of his art in thirty years andy warhol from a to b. and back again includes his early work as a commercial artist in the one nine hundred fifty s. illustrations that are beautiful in their own right and show a link to later works in both subject matter and techniques reproductive techniques the photograph is absolutely key to warhols work and there's no doubt that when he married painting with the soak screen he really changed things techniques that were considered groundbreaking at the time still seem relevant in an age of social media when we are bombarded with images and everyone it seems is seeking their fifteen minutes of fame and it was a series guns cross. just have the the gun and the cross and of course the hammer and sickle curator donna de salvo says the darker side of that culture shows up in
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warhols later years reflecting the social upheaval of the late one nine hundred sixty s. and seventy's clued in the anti-war and civil rights movements showing us that these are just photographs so do we believe them we want to believe them but if you think about it it's just a photograph so it really that feels very contemporary because we live in a world now where we can also talk about digitally altered in the ages. causing the viewer to wonder what's real leaving no doubt warhols work still resonates christian salumi al jazeera new york. well the annual consumer electronics show is underway in the us usually it's a place for innovators and new technology but this year there is anxiety over tumbling stock prices trade tensions and as rob reynolds reports from las vegas a lack of new ideas. four thousand companies from dozens of countries rolled out
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new products at the consumer electronics show l.g.'s new flexible t.v. screen made a big splash l.g. has an all ad t.v. sixty five inches that rolls down and disappears from view into a box that is the first roman flexible screen that we've seen produced from a major television manufacture the price tag around three thousand dollars this year there's an air of anxiety in these corridors tech stocks have been tumbling on wall street apple made a surprise announcement it would miss sales targets blaming weak demand in china chinese telecommunications giant weiwei is here even though its chief financial officer is under house arrest in canada fighting american efforts to put her on trial for fraud you know major chinese tech executives are attending c.e.o.'s giant tech companies are displaying smart home devices face recognition systems and more
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big picture products and then there are guys like golly rows of who got tired of folding all this kid's laundry what we have piles of laundry always waiting to be folded and who doesn't rows of the appliance called fold of eights will go on the market later this year price that about a thousand dollars on the corky side c e s twenty nine hundred features wearables for pets smart phone control doggie doors and a baffling proliferation of internet connected intelligent toilets there are plenty of items here that are fascinating and some will prove to be big hits with consumers others frankly nobody really needs. but there's no truly revolutionary technology on display here it's yes in fact many analysts would argue that the last really big innovation was the smartphone introduced by apple
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nearly a dozen years ago the next big wave might be household devices with advanced artificial intelligence or a high this is one example elec you build is a digital companion for elderly people living alone i try to be a friendly intelligent presence in your day to day life companies are charging ahead with ai that will become deeply embedded in people's lives with little regulation or public debate the impact of this technological evolution will change human relationships and society in the coming decades for better or for worse robb reynolds al-jazeera los vegas. hello again the headlines on al-jazeera an anti-government rally has been going on in the sudanese capital hard to make keeping up the pressure on president on modern pressure to step down hours earlier this year addressed his supporters elsewhere in
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the city calling for unity and accusing foreign powers of stoking the unrest they began over the rising cost of food and fuel and government corruption a share remains defiant the british government is dealing with another setback after parliament voted reduced to reduce the time allowed to come up with an alternative plan that's of prime minister to resign may's breck's a deal is defeated next week the change will try to force the government to come back within three days with a plan b. rather than the twenty one day specified in brecht's at last politicians are now debating the prime minister's e.u. withdrawal deal with sets the terms of britain's departure on march twenty ninth. the u.n. special envoy to yemen has been updating the security council on the latest efforts to end the nearly four year war martin says there has been relative calm since the implementation of the stockholm agreement. i pleased to report that both sides have largely. to the ceasefire we agreed and stuck it in
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her day the governor at that entered into force on the eighteenth of december and that there has been a significant decrease in hostilities since then. unfortunately perhaps unsurprisingly there has been some violence including in who died just city and in the southern districts of the government but this is remarkably limited compared to what we saw in the weeks before the stucco consultation donald trump is due to meet congressional leaders for talks on reopening the government and he held the day after trying to blame the democrats for the immigration standoff his rivals accused him of holding the american people hostage those are the latest headlines on al-jazeera inside stories coming up next with the foley betsy bow then it's the news hour i will see you then bye bye thanks for watching.
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president donald trump calls on the american people to support his wall on the southern border democrats accuse him of stoking fear of immigrants is there a security and humanitarian crisis at the us mexico border this is inside story. the to. the flow and welcome to the program. u.s. president donald trump is.

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