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been indicted while the u.s. government has imposed sanctions on seventeen saudis for their suspected drawled in the murder lindsey graham is an influential u.s. senator who's a member of the foreign relations defense an appropriation committees he's been both an ally and a critic of president donald trump although he's not known for mincing his words but his outspoken stance cannot be confused the deficient u.s. policy he said a little more than a month ago that marvin summer was a wrecking ball and that it was very clear that he was responsible for the murder. and now he's talking about handling the situation i think it's a bit of a bit of a walk back and also i think it's worth pointing out that this is actually useful for dog trump because to have someone who is an ally of probably very close ally and a very powerful senator coming out and in effect demanding something be done with them are bizarre man takes some of the pressure off donald trump friends you know the state's republican senator has previously visited the area in northern syria
before americans but among one thousand people killed on wednesday the suicide of isis fighters and members each followed the u.s. president announcing the draw of u.s. troops and declaring the defeat divisive sparking get into the fall out between the americans and the turks it's a delicate balance on the border between syria and turkey the so-called safe zone is in a region sandwiched between syrian government forces backed by iran and russia and turkish troops on the opposite side u.s. forces and kurdish allies are squeezed in the middle turkey's leaders view kurdish by p.g. as terrorists the u.s. is trying to tone down that hostility towards the kurds. to men bitch is the most important thing to be accomplished in the near term. so i would hope the present truck would slow the with drawl until we truly destroy isis and see if we can implement the road map to men bitch as a cop that's building measure that were removed by b.g.
elements from a bitch working with turkey well the people i'm a bitch to come up with a governing structure acceptable to turkey in the region if we do not do this. our was drawl it's going to create holy hill for turkey so is the threat of an ice and resurgence as well as warming ties between kurdish fighters and iran backed forces all i'm acceptable for both turkey and the united states. whether is next but still ahead on al jazeera. the death toll rises from a few in a pipeline explosion in mexico. plus the anger and defiance as well then rally around the wilds calling for gender equality. by the springtime flowers of a mountain lake. to the first snowfall on
a winter's day. hello it's back to rain again in china it shouldn't rain very much in the winter but it's doing so once more and it's not the first time we've seen it the clouds doesn't look particularly dangerous and think of the scale of things china is giant geographically so this is rain duffing around in the middle of southern china the winter is to the north it's only showing itself as giving eight degrees in shanghai as a pretty warm twenty four and hong kong but a culprit a trace means it will feel cold a few on monday and that allows a bit of snow to fall we're not just in the heights in your non but rather more centrally so you wouldn't think so temperatures still of eighteen shanghai and ten will happen but it's no or this side and actually weather in the philippines to be marching the clouds gather them moving west with the not going to fall into a tropical low or tropical cyclone but the effect will be in in the amount of rain and the wind to some degree so a wet spell to start your week i suspect in most of the philippine on certain
essential some philippines the other dark green area with the breeze is here west of borneo catching singapore moving down towards western java expect some potential for flooding from this but really probably the place to watch is the philippines having seen a dry couple of weeks really this will be rather more than just a shock to the system. the weather sponsored by cattle and race. in search of a safer neighborhood there was a huge will we make a mouse into being a man who can put my family in a home that they deserve that's a problem for me struggling to secure a home brewing really quite about murder in the long run so we don't we could potentially lose our house and living paycheck to paycheck there's nobody to blame and live with the consequences every day of the choices that every hard. on al-jazeera.
welcome back. a reminder of our top stories this hour the constitutional court on the democratic republic of congo has declared felix just to carry the when a last month's presidential election and dismissed all opposition challenges to his victory one of the candidates mohsen for you had rejected the provisional results and it asked for a recount. the u.s. president has offered what he calls a compromise to break the political impasse over his controversial border wall donald trump's offering temporary protections to some immigrants including those brought to the country illegally as children the democrats have rejected his offer calling it more hostage taking. u.s.
senator lindsey graham says he hopes donald trump will slow the withdrawal of troops from syria until i soul is destroyed during a trip to taki graham warned a sudden pullout of forces could create what he called an iraq on steroids. well the u.s. military says it's killed fifty two al shabaab fights as an airstrike in somalia the strike in the middle juba region was in response to an attack by the armed group on a somali military base the al qaeda linked group has carried out high profile attacks in mogadishu and recently on a luxury hotel complex in kenya's capital nairobi. at least one hundred seventeen refugees are believed to be missing after their overloaded boat capsized in the mediterranean sea three people have been rescued so far the refugees from nigeria ivory coast gambia and sudan while on a rubber dinghy that sailed off the libyan coast more than two thousand people
drowned or went missing while trying to reach europe last year in sudan more protests are expected over the next few days demonstrators are planning to hold a march to the parliament this was the scene in the northern region of my house on saturday villagers chanted slogans calling on president omar al bashir to step down what began as an outcry over the rising cost of bread has turned into the biggest challenge to bush's twenty nine year rule several people have been killed in the government crackdown over the past few weeks. tens of thousands of women have taken part in rallies around the wilds to mark the second anniversary of the fast women's monch the movement of volved in response to the election of president donald trump and calls for more equality the main event was held in the u.s. capitol hill elizondo has more from washington d.c. . thousands of women here you know central washington d.c.
all of them with a very big big message that they want to move forward with a new agenda for america i want to step out so you get a sense of the thousands of people that are here on this women's day march here in washington d.c. but we've marching towards donald trump's hotel here as well to make a statement towards the president but i want to bring in one person it's your right now it's katie wood and bert katie thanks for joining us are you i'm great thank you came all the way from new hampshire why did you come here today i came to resent representing all women and the deep feeling we need to protect our democracy why is that so important right now right now we're seeing our congress fail where our employees are working our environments failing there's a big agenda here it's talking about moving forward towards twenty twenty you're talking about immigrant rights violence against women climate justice civil rights
big big agenda you're taking on here it's hard to decide which is most important in every day changes and we need to really look at all of these were in danger why use is so important though right now it's two years into the trunk presidency i see a lot of signs antitrust signs here what is it about his presidency that's really galvanized so many women. well he's anti women and we're now instead of two years from the last election or two years in front of the next one and we really need to get motivated and mobilize and the midterm elections. it just passed a record number of women and people of color. were elected to congress to the house of representatives is that a big victory for you guys it feels like a victory but we have to see what they can accomplish with a divided government it's going to be hard very divided right now let me ask you a couple years ago with the first grievance march there were millions of people here as a record turnout you were one of them what
a lot of people here today but not nearly what we saw a couple years ago what do you make of that what well i think the weather plays a big part of it we know lots of people from new england couldn't get here i think there's many many system marches and i'm afraid some people may be fatigued of getting out and protesting all the time one of the big challenges is getting people still engaged in everything. be back for another march you think oh i plan on it thank you very much appreciate you joining us know there's to view there of one no person new to hear again thousands of people here this is just one of several marches happening all over the country on this cold saturday people here definitely want to get their voices heard. at least seventy one people died in an oil pipeline explosion in central mexico local residents were gathering fuel from an illegal top when the blast happened dozens of people are still missing and some of being
treated in hospital if a severe but i warn you may find some of the images and john holman's report distressing. it looked like a village celebration dozens gathered under a fountain of gasoline it had erupted from what next crew state oil company said it was in and legally tapped the pipeline. they took their fill the soldiers sent to guard the pipeline looks on seemingly powerless then this happened. dozens of people were taken to hospital with burns many less food were burnt to death the tragedy comes just as the government is trying to crack down that i. might. we want to condolences to the victim's families and to tell the victims' families that the entire government is with them and that we are sincerely saddened by what has happened i would also like to tell the family members of those who were
injured that we're keeping special attention at the hospitals and that we are trying to save lives. gangs and corrupt officials have been siphoning off petrol from the country's pipelines few years in two thousand and eighteen the army found more than six thousand illegal taps vulnerable pipelines have been shut down while they secured it's left many communities with shortages. the government's trying to make up those fools by delivering petrol in heavily guarded tankers in the capital the system is beginning to work but elsewhere emits crew second city. and several states there are still queues operations costing serious money not just the tankers but the full thousand troops deployed to guard them pipelines and fuel death pose experts say it can't go on indefinitely the president's essentially made this a game of chicken let's see who gets tied first he said those dealing the country's
oil or his government with its mounting cost of pipeline security and. the polls have shown the majority of mates can support the president stand. by them but if it's to fire people who are stealing the fuel it's good we just have to put up with it for a bit if it's to make the country better that's fine friday ended with another pipeline explosion in created all this time with no casualties but the clock is running for the president come up with a long term solution to few that and all that comes with it john home and out zero mexico city an indonesian cleric who is the ideological leader of the bali bombers is being granted early release from prison for humanitarian reasons eighteen year old other bakar bashir was sentenced to fifteen years for his link to the two thousand and two nightclub bombings more than two hundred people were killed there she is lawyers say indonesia's president relented on the requirement for him to
renounce his radical beliefs before being given parole. and thailand protest as a demanding the government push ahead with its original plan to hold a general election next month the government has delayed the via to for the fifth time scott had no reports from bangkok. a few hundred protesters have gathered here at thomas a university in central bangkok they are part of a growing movement a growing backlash against the government's repeated delays in general elections there have been five delays over the last five years since the military took over the government here in taba and also nearby there was another small protest movement calling for the direct ouster of the prime minister the current prime minister prelude to know just now why there has been an increase in this backlash against the government because of these repeated delays in the election at the beginning of the year there are indications coming from the government that that they would take place on february twenty fourth then just a few weeks ago the deputy prime minister said that probably would happen they'd
have to push back the election date because the nation needed to prepare for the upcoming coronation of the king and that the nation wasn't ready for elections that's when we saw these protests start to ramp up but also interestingly on saturday there was a counter protest very nearby thomas a university here now this is something we really hadn't seen before they were saying that pushing for elections causes chaos and they said there can't be elections until there is unity not something we really haven't seen as a small group of these in sync very close here to where this protest movement is going on right now now we look forward there are indications that in this upcoming week there could be a royal decree about the election date now the elections cannot be held until there's a war oil official royal decree comes out saying what the election day will be that's and to say that this upcoming week for march twenty fourth now that's something the organizers here say will bring these protests to a stop if there's a royal decree saying that these elections will take place in march there is concern because there's a legal deadline that they have to take place by may not. have drawn in the
occupied west bank is a city way israel's occupation. it is arguably at its most intense a minority of israeli settlers protected by soldiers have made life difficult for palestinians there it's affected tourism which has consequences for the city's traditional art of hand painted pottery and glass blowing stephanie decker reports on an industry that survived for generations. the kind of heat that makes your skin sting a constant burn and one that's been in georgia generation after generation fathers and grandfathers have passed on the skill of traditional palestinian glass blowing to their sons and thousand naches one of them he tells us his business has been in his family for four hundred years. my children are a marine three of them are involved they love this profession and they are working in it because they want to preserve this work it is already you know. it is
delicate work hand sculpt this chunk of clay creating peace after peace each one always a little different the clays heated at one thousand degrees centigrade and then the piece starts to come to life. most of the work we do here is shipped overseas kitchen supplies like plate parts all the work that we do year has a symbol of flowers and leaves us the finished items lined the shelves but the shop is empty the owner tells us that before the second intifada or palestinian uprising eighteen years ago the shop would have been filled with tourists but the tour buses no longer come the only people that really buy these days are either locals or palestinian israelis and we're told that it's rare to see a foreign face. but despite the challenges of the continuous israeli restrictions
in hebron the naches family does good business the make to order export abroad and even to israel those limits. have to clients who have israeli i.d.'s they buy the goods from us and then sell them to israel we can had we been able to export directly it would be better for us as israel buys around thirty percent of our products because they like our work the traditional business of hand painted pottery has not only survived decades of political conflict but it is managed to flourish stephanie decker al-jazeera hebron in the occupied west bank. i'm a star and these are the top stories the constitutional court in the democratic republic of congo has declared. the winner of last month's presidential election and dismissed all opposition challenges to his victory one of the candidates mustn't
say you had rejected the provisional results and asked for a recount a government spokesman says the court ruling has been no he says and that he will be congress this president hamid a miller has more on what the court in contrast had to say. the court also went on to say that there were irregularities in my use claim and that the electoral commission had abided by all the regulations that out there were no irregularities in the transmission of results and we're already beginning to hear a number of cars going down the main road here in kinshasa people beginning to celebrate the result coming from will be the ruling coming from the constitutional court. the u.s. president has offered what he calls a compromise to break the political impasse over his controversial border wall donald trump's offering temporary protections to some immigrants including those brought to the country illegally as children the democrats have rejected his offer calling it more hostage taking u.s.
senator lindsey graham says he hopes. the withdrawal of troops from syria until eisel is destroyed during a trip to turkey graham warned a sudden pullout of forces could create what he called an iraq on steroids the u.s. military says it's killed fifty two fighters in an air strike in somalia the strike in the middle juba region was in response to an attack by the armed group on a somali military base the al qaeda linked group has carried out high profile attacks in mogadishu and recently on a luxury hotel complex and kenya's capital nairobi at least one hundred seventeen refugees are believed to be missing after their overloaded boat capsized in the mediterranean sea three people have been rescued so far the refugees from nigeria ivory coast gambia and sudan were on a rubber dinghy that sailed off the libyan coast the death toll from mexico's or oil pipeline explosion has risen to seventy three local residents were gathering
fuel from an illegal tap when the blast happened dozens are still missing those are the headlines next stop inside story. what now for peace in colombia its last remaining rebel group is blamed for the police academy bomb blast in bogota how does the attack threaten the fragile state beneath the following half a century of conflict this is inside story. hello
and welcome to the program fully back to bowl it's the deadliest attack in colombia for fifteen years ten days car bomb blast in bogota kills twenty people and injured dozens in a police academy president even decays brain in colombia's last remaining rebel group the l.n. and his renewed arrest orders for commanders who have been in cuba for peace talks but start just in your is there. no more no more deaths nothing is an attack on the environment colombia says' no more the c.m. to squat in place yet the two hundred and forty seven kidnapped every year and about two people every three days ellen is and has been a criminal machine of kidnappings and attacks syquest colombia today's for all of colombia it is clear that the e l m has no genuine will for peace al-jazeera is alexander amputees following events in bogota. president even addressed the
nation late on friday doing what everybody was expecting ending the possibility of a reactivation of peace negotiations with. the active rebel group in a call longer. that happened after the government and now that land was behind the car bomb backpack that killed twenty young a day on terrorism. here in the capital. no ideology no political fight can justify the horror that colombians had to endure that he will reactivate the international arrest warrant of the leadership who is in cuba and they were expecting the restart of the peace negotiations for many here do they have oh no other option this tack on and this
means that colombia will not have the possibility at least for now to reach a complete peace something that most colombians hope could happen. the largest rebel group in the country the fark had an agreement with the colombian government back in two thousand and sixteen more background on the national liberation army widely known as the e l n it's colombia's last remaining active group of iran two thousand rebels the left wing group was founded in one thousand nine hundred sixty four by roman catholic priests and students inspired by the cuban revolution and marxist ideology there on struggle is for a popular democracy and equal distribution of land and wealth their activities include kidnappings cocaine trafficking blowing up oil pipelines and attacking multinational companies both the us and e.u. consider the l.n. a terrorist organization and began formal talks with the colombian government in
twenty sixteen after then president juan manuel santos signed a landmark these deal with the largest rebel group the far the temporary ceasefire was in october twenty seventeen after more than fifty years of conflicts the group resumed attacks a year ago when the one hundred one day ceasefire agreement expired and leaders demanded a new deal peace talks resumes last may first in ecuador then in cuba but were suspended into. september when the new president even dukie dissolved the government's negotiation team in havana and demanded that un stop all criminal activities it was. let's bring in our panel now joining us from bogota is jorge wrists repl director of sirach a conflict analysis research center in boston lona spain we're joined on skype by christiane hairballs simer director of the international council an institute for
peace and also in bogota colombia arlene taken a professor of international relations at universidad dead rosario thank you all for joining us on inside story thank you so much for your time jorge wrists a pool in bogota if i can start with you does this attack indeed bear the hallmarks of and if it does what message are they sending the colombian government. well first yes it does bear the marks of a yell and that's the way they have all paraded in the past in their terrorist attacks the most recent one happened. and it was very similar despite some minor differences that usually proceeding that way attacking the type of targets but most important probably is the fact that there is sufficient evidence in my view brought forward by the colombian prosecutor's offices. provide credit is credibility to the
accusation that they did it to. against the leadership the other point in terms of the message it's basically a message that we do not know if it is of the entire group which is a federated quite known cohesive group in terms of decision taken ways dad is at least from one part of the group that they are withdrawing their support for the eleven to negotiate to the government an end to the. to the conflict that they have going on for the past fifty two years with their government of colombia interesting car hey the target at the general santa police academy supposed to be want to bogota most protected installations what does the fact that they were able to target this military academy say about their strength and also what does it say about the government the authorities level of preparedness.
well one has to say that it is very difficult to have complete protection against a terrorist attack i mean it's very difficult to. say so complete in vulnerability to these type of attacks second this was a center of studies it was actually not a military but a civilian place in the sense that the police is a civilian institution in colombia of course there were armed guards and there was protection but this is not a place where police operation and we're dealing carry out there is not a storage of goans or explosives it is not as well guarded us all there are police installations these off to roll is a university center where there are hundreds if not thousands of students preparing for their careers their careers in terms of police officers and that's why there were by the way show many foreigners that were studying for because all to central
america in these occurred in our lane in bogota even duquesne was elected colombia's president on a no and we form and not an order platform i should say but he somewhat moderated once he took office do you think this attack will change his course how do you see the government responding in the short and in the long term. i think the government returning to a hard handed strategy unfortunately this was ducasse promise as you mentioned and he had attempted to strike a more can fill or it can kill or a tory tone and to take a middle road not rejecting completely the peace process but also not buying into them completely as a one man like those of previous president has been accused of doing so given the new military and police leadership the duca has appointed at the end of last year
and given this event and his announcement that he's going to end any possibility in the near future of talks of the election i think that what we can expect is a return to more violence a more militarized strategy a little help here and our own shutting the door entirely on the the not. he has offered to keep the door open if the l.n. establishes a certain condition such as bringing all kidnapping victims and seething their criminal activities related to terrorist attacks trafficking excedrin but these are conditions that he had laid out at the very beginning of his government and it's difficult to envision the l.n. actually complying all right let's bring in christiane into the conversation christian in boston. in the last two decades you were recently in colombia in the last two decades has never been capable or shown much interest in carrying out high profile acts of violence what does this attack if they are indeed behind it suggest
about their capabilities and their intentions. well indeed this is surprising in terms of their impact their pack as head however i would echo the words of jorge this tipple that. is not a cohesive group it's a federation with different commanders and i wouldn't be surprised if this wasn't something that had been agreed by the force structure but if it is confirmed that the un is behind it it's probably a faction of the un and i wouldn't be surprised if this is them would trigger severe internal discussions because i'm pretty sure not everybody inside there are going to say sure no agrees with that if it's interesting that you say they're not a cohesive group it was expected that with that they would fill the vacuum left by the fock after the fox signed a peace agreement with the government in twenty sixteen but they haven't done that is that the case. oh yes they have indeed done it but what that the security
situation in colombia after the peace agreement with us which was the main rebel group and was signed a couple of years ago is that you still have a left wing politically motivated army. but since quite a long time ago and colluding with. criminal activity so there is a struggle inside they're going to say should be between those who are still stick to the political line and the other ones who are increasingly having the upper hand because they have more money and more power or more links to my way of living in the criminal activities here interesting are they in now but what i really want to know about the strength of the group today did they absorb the foxy legal economies and territorial control it was again as i say expected that they would fill that gap it would fail that vacuum but what happened in your view they didn't have the capacity to field a vacuum spaces that the far left in order to be able to capture the
reins from criminal activities that. were producing the illegal read the illegal funds. and he's currently in at least five areas in the country they did try to expand to several of those areas but one has to remember that in most areas of regions where the they are facing criminal organizations there are also disputing those illegal rents illegal funds with them then they have not been relatively successful and that is important because it explains two things one that the higher risk that there are no with this terrorist campaign and after the ending of the peace negotiations that was the create by. yesterday it is a higher risk but it is local law. and second that it will be very difficult
through this because they are in bridges which are far away distant very difficult drastically in those areas how very. complicated situation in terms of security not only because of the presence of the u.n. but because of the presence of all the criminal groups these people in those rates with arlene this is very difficult to defeat the this is no doubt president do case first big test how much confidence is there how much confidence do colombians have in his ability to tackle this security threat. i think the levels of confidence are quite low we look at polling his polling tremendously low he does not project authority and many rounds including security and i think it will be remains to be seen if the new military and police leadership is capable of filling this more it in security but what we're seeing are increases in attacks and
killings of social leaders increases in homicide and other manifestations of violence and insecurity in the country so i would say that the objective is quite difficult to comply with right now and colombians of course eileen were deeply polarized over the issue of peace with the sox they were many problems in a stalemate problems in implementing that deal do you think they can be a similar deal with the. the l. and my colleagues have explained it is a completely different organization in negotiations that had taken place with the group had proceeded along a very different track most importantly the and insist that any agreement has to be the result of consultations with civil society which is something that the party could not demanded and this is a very difficult act to conduct and so proceeding and getting them to lay down their arms even is a very difficult challenge that the government now. christian in barcelona or in
spain any ends leda puddle beltran has drawn comparisons between the e l n and the basque separatist group eta we know that petro sanches when he was visiting the region just a few months ago offered spain support to reach some sort of agreement because of spain's experience with can a comparison be drawn between. and can a similar agreement be reached. i don't think so in terms of the nature of the group or there or the design of the peace process spain has not been a major player and the peace process in colombia or as when the world over the past ten fifteen years i would say unlike before when they had been very active in central america and one of the reasons is because of the hardline policy in spain against their. group essentially the message was we don't talk to terrorists now and most armed groups around the world are listed as terrorist organizations and
therefore it's a public policies we don't think it was terrorist and it's very difficult for spain to play any role now where i do see and very interesting analogy is simply knowing . that armed conflict in the basque country did not terminate through on a peace agreement or peace negotiations what happened is that door at that the armed group put them. in at the airport in madrid that has set a huge impact on society and said that such a harsh reaction not only from society at large but even from their own constituency that it became the last act. because it clearly saw there was no future and continuing with a violent struggle i don't want to make wishful thinking but i do think that it's confirmed that this was behind this attack. would invasion that's the end of their political future and in any case of course that doesn't mean it's the end of their going to zation there needs to be some sort of transition but unlikely through
formal negotiations with the government and possibly there will have to be a new when news of the conversations to pave the way for that the l.n. to disband and that is something that happened in the basque country under the leadership of civil society so we'll see if that is said track that will follow in abol the tap your thoughts on this sad. you know christian says this could mark the end of the end as a political organisation do you agree with that and also i'm curious about the regional implications. in venezuela they have some support that what implications regionally i mean i do believe that they will use these on the contrary kristie and i do believe that they are going to use these the end of these negotiations to reinvent itself and sadly it's strongest all the factions which is the eastern bloc which is actually close to
a border with venezuela is going to use. the reste of the eleven. in order to transform itself in a much more radical organisation that will base their armed violence in terrorist attacks i envision an increase in urban guerrilla guerrilla warfare but basically not or guerrilla warfare most likely arbonne terrorist attacks and also an increase against the economic infrastructure in particular against oil pipelines this is a sudden moment in colombian history because what we are see is that there is somehow a consensus in colombian society that we need to close the door to end the conflict with a yell and through. and that's what the news really bad news but also the development of rural areas the poverty and inequality in some parts of colombia has
been fertile fertile ground for these rebel groups for the fox for the l.n. has that been addressed a piece of the twenty sixteen piece didn't address that does this new president have a plan to address that issue i mean let me put it this way colombia has been seen i mean credible transformation for the good. in terms of reducing poverty in terms of reducing inequality and providing public services but is not sufficient enough to finish all these good conditions for insurgency still levels of the are incredibly high and we are still seeing what. a moment ago which is very high levels of what i call political violence against human rights as a friend or social leaders those that are seeking the restitution of their lands that have taken away violence we are still very tribal society
a very conflicted society and sadly also feeds the insurgency of the yeah arlene your thoughts on this what policies has to do a government put in place to address the economic inequalities the social inequalities in some of colombia's neglected areas and are they convincing enough i would say that he hasn't implemented many policies and perhaps in his defense juan manuel santos was also not tremendously successful the previous government in addressing in particular inequality which has not improved. in years to be one of the most equal unequal countries in the world and one of the most unequal in america i think the greatest challenge they do get faces which is actually a historical challenge that colombia has faced for ever how to consolidate the data in a country in which regions are very important and which and which in enhancing of the present providing services addressing poverty inequality lack of social services is
something that no one has actually been successful in achieving. let me hear from you in barcelona question even duke a promise to of course modify the twenty sixteen peace deal with the fark where does this attack leave that deal and what now for peace in colombia. well as i was saying earlier on. taking office he was moderating is discourse and i think realizing that far to the greenman with far is there to stay and therefore adjusting their initial position to that agreement to probably continue the peace process and implementation of the peace agreement i think that is still very relevant the big risk now is that in a polarized society there is a call that will be a call for increased military zation and harsh pression against anything that may
be linked to the u.n. now it is important to consider as has been said as well there is already serious and human rights violations or attacks against human rights defenders and then an increased military is ation of society may lead to also increase violence against people who may be tagged or labelled as the sympathizers of that un but have no link at all and that is actually a very serious risk so i what i would hope is it duke is able to play both the role said that the carrot and the stick were not the carrot in the stick starting that put it this way. that hard line against against an any military attack or terrorist attacks but the same time changes in public policy and increased protection for social leaders because that at the end is also our way of taking the political discourse from the un away if it's if he's able to provide for the the record
society at large and not only for the elite jorge in bogota give you the last word what now for peace in colombia and what implications also regionally asked you about venezuela area and also cuba that the president is asking cuba to arrest a u.n. commanders who are there for peace for peace talks what implications regionally and also inside colombia of course. well very serious in terms of those regional implications i think this was a slap in the face to the cuban government has been quite supportive of the colombian initiatives to achieve peace through a negotiation it was i will say i'm not an expert in international relations but it was quite a shambles in the way the government of colombia conducted the communication and the dealing newbies with the cuban government has been tremendously wrong and cumbersome but apart from that i will say that the colombian implementation of
peace the peace building component will be very difficult especially because of the government although complains with. the part of the implementation in terms of reintegration provided the for the funds regional development it is against this agreement will push that far. strongly in order to comply to their requirements in terms of transitional justice we will have difficult times in terms of peace implementation but i still have faith in that these agreement will support those attacks in india by they will remain itself as well and we will see the days agreement will sustain the future it will be a sustainable agreement in my view uncertain times ahead for colombia thank you very much for a very interesting discussion jorge with a question hairballs and arlene taken i thank you and thank you as well for
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the judges have dismissed all opposition challenges to his victory one of the candidates mohsen faye you had rejected the provisional results and asked for a recount a government spokesman says the court ruling has been noted and that she said katie will be congress fifth president well most unfair unit has been reacting to the core training and out of there as for minimal for me to live on the phone from can chasa for me to do is declared himself president. well that's. what the constitutional court has. been a. accept the results you won't accept the court as who declared himself president but also called protests in the coming days that's. how much of an impact. if and when that happen. but in fact in the capital can suck up because the kid is popular in the tapper program what would be your concern is if you protest at the
expense of protest in bad ways and the country. is popular with. the fraction. of those folks quite quickly after that constitutional court ruling again saying that the result in that court was expected given that in the last twenty four hours you said that the election victory should not be stolen from him and his supporters now into just what we are. by supporters among supporters of. katie a lot of people here happy with that. they haven't had. any type of. injuries or certainly ever really in the main in the democratic republic of congo's history hoping that this would be a. handover of power but of course. given that the speculation that
a deal was struck between the copula president of the copula and. al-jazeera without update from concetta. the u.s. president has offered what he calls a compromise to break the political impasse over his controversial border wall donald trump's offering temporary protections to some immigrants including those brought to the country illegally as children the democrats have rejected his offer calling it more hostage taking u.s. senator lindsey graham says he hopes donald trump will slow the withdrawal of troops from syria until eisel is destroyed during a trip to turkey graham warned a sudden pullout of forces could create what he called iraq on steroids the u.s. military says it's killed fifty two fighters in an air strike in somalia the strike in the middle juba region was in response to an attack by the armed group on
a somali military base the al qaeda linked group has carried out high profile attacks in mogadishu and recently on a luxury hotel complex in kenya's capital nairobi at least one hundred seventeen refugees are believed to be missing after their overloaded boat capsized in the mediterranean sea three people have been rescued so far the refugees from nigeria ivory coast gambia and sudan were on a rubber dinghy that sailed off the libyan coast ensued on more protests are expected over the next few days demonstrators are planning to hold a march to the parliament protestors are calling on president omar al bashir to step down. the death toll from mexico's or oil pipeline explosion has risen to seventy three local residents were gathering fuel from an illegal tap when the blast happened at least twenty two people have died in southern bolivia to a head on collision between two buses the accident took place on
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