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most important thing to be accomplished in the near term so i would hope that president trump would slow the withdrawal until we truly destroy isis and see if we can implement the road map to manage as a competence building measure that were removed by b.g. elements from a bitch working with turkey allow the people i'm a bitch to come up with a governing structure acceptable to turkey and the region and 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. the saudi u.a.e. coalition has launched a series of and strikes in yemen is capital sana'a the military base and drones for silicon were targeted it is the first time the coalition has launched air strikes
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in the capital since yemen's warring sides met for un back talks in sweden last month. a still ahead on al-jazeera serbia's winter of discontent and to government protests spread further beyond the camp to. the enormous effort to try to rescue a two year old boy who fell into a well in spain nearly a week. hell are we seeing the van to get really hammered by winter for the next few days and it's going to be election further east this remaining cloud which is wrapped around the low hazy the eastern side of the caspian that's where the action is so you've got snow to fall in afghanistan and beyond that it looks like the snow for too many stan or kazakhstan will dry up as i may get to sunday surprisingly so it's the high
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ground for the research where you find something happening asanov and fine looking weather seventeen in beirut only fourteen in baghdad and maybe increasing cloud by the time we go from sunday into monday as turkey guess the brunt of all the rain over the flooded areas but i don't think we'll see very much come for the reason lebanon or for syria or iraq that looks like a mostly cloudy picture it'll kick up the dust again but probably no more than that temperatures have not yet recovered in dire har twenty degrees but they're trying to about time get to monday otherwise a pretty dry picture the winds not overly strong they are weakening. the active and as it should be wet weather further south is showing itself as something trying to form in the mozambique channel it might fall as a tropical low to no more than that but it will in house the right in sudden mozambique madagascar but possibly nowhere else.
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i didn't know that corruption has reached a level like ever before in our country. rank outsider. to president of the united states. the power was in the data we will moderate the american people with the truth and nothing else discovered. for winning the white house unfair game on al-jazeera. and again you're watching and is it a reminder of our top stories this hour the top court in the democratic republic of
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congo has declared felix just a k.t. the winner of last month's disputed presidential election but the runner up martin for you know says he's the winner and he's calling for nationwide protests. u.s. senator lindsey graham says he hopes donald trump will slow the withdrawal of u.s. troops from syria until i saw his destroyed on a trip to turkey graham want a sudden pullout of forces could create what he called an iraq on steroids. u.s. president has offered a concession to break the deadlock over the partial government shutdown donald trump is offering temporary protection for some immigrants in return for money for his border the democrats have already rejected his offer. a sunday marks two years since donald trump became president over that time he's pulled out of a global climate accord north to trade war with china and declare jerusalem israel's capital and as a diplomatic end to james bays explains it is unclear what his next move will be.
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on his very first day in office president trump made his international agenda very clear his actions abroad would be guided by his view of the interests of the people at home in the u.s. from this day forward it's going to be only america first american first was this policy made him the disrupter in chief on the world stage freaking out the u.s. is closest friends are pending international treaties like the paris climate deal which the u.s. had signed and threatening to completely change the international rules based multilateral order that had existed for seventy years. after two years of trump u.s. allies are worried about what could come next there are nerved by his attitude to russia since world war two nato has been the u.s.
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is most important defense alliance but each year when trump has attended the annual summit he's questioned not only how much others are spending on defense but also the basic premise of the organization a mutual defense pact alliance leaders are so nervous they haven't even set a date for this year's summit. they're walking like eggshells right i mean it is. a bit like a borderline personality the central right leg you're always you're guarding yourself what is the thing that i might say or do that could set this person off that's not it you don't know how to manage a relationship like that and some of that he can't help himself and some of that is actual strategy it is actually who he is it's how he thinks he gets is successful the u.n. is also deeply worried trump pulled out of the cultural body unesco cut funding to the part of the u.n. that helps palestinians annorah and in
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a move that may have been bold in the world's dictators gave up the u.s. is seat on the un human rights council now the white house is turning its attention to the un's budget as the u.s. funds twenty two percent of the regular budget and almost a third of the cost of peacekeeping such cuts could be devastating in other parts of the world they fear a u.s. pullout to the government in afghanistan has been propped up by u.s. troops and cash for nearly eighteen years and there's confusion over the u.s. involvement in the middle east trump older than him egypt pullout of u.s. troops from syria but other senior officials have suggested the u.s. will make sure i sall is defeated first. there are many questions for the next two years will this administration take further steps to confront iran will dialogue with north korea continue although be a return to threats of nuclear conflict with this most unscripted of presidents there is only one certainty and that things will remain unpredictable james just
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era of the united nations a tens of thousands of women have taken part in rallies around the world to mark the second anniversary of the women's march the movement emerged in response to the election of a u.s. president donald trump and calls for more gender equality the main events was held in washington was at that demonstration in the u.s. capital. thousands of women here in 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 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 here right now it's katie would hedberg katie thanks for joining us how are you i'm great
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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 or talk 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. this is so important though right now it's two years into the trunk presidency i see a lot of science and take from science here what is it about his presidency that's really galvanized so many women. well he's anti women we're now instead of two years from the last election we're two years in front of the next one and we
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really need to get motivated and mobilize thank you very much appreciate your joining us you know there's the view there of one person it's here again thousands of people here this is just one of several marches happening all over the country on this cold saturday people here definitely wanting to get their voices heard. protests in serbia have continued for seven saturday in a row thousands marched in the capital belgrade to protest against the president. and his governing serbian progressive. more freedom for the media and opposition. police in kenya confirmed that most of the men who carried out last tuesday's attack on a hotel complex in nairobi were kenyans at least twenty one people were killed until now it was widely thought that violence in the name of and chabad was carried out by foreigners how manado reports from nairobi the sprawling informal subtle
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mental gengel in. central kenya life here may see must. slum but the residents of mud jungle awarded. one of the gunmen in last tuesday's all the talk in the couple nairobi was born and grew up here. salim ali get most couples i didn't this photograph during the night will be a tuck and he grew up in this house he's in the shocked i'm not surprised they say over the years that it could take many young men including saddam from. rotty percent is one of magickal community leaders we generate through harlem because our children have no jobs they need to eat most of them have dropped out of school and their parents are too poor to help them continue with education the parents have no idea when and how al-shabaab recruiters get hold of their children older people i have a hundred government response hasn't helped either he says residents of my general
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blame the ease with which al-shabaab can recruit on law literacy joblessness and drug abuse among the youth here it is a situation that is far more compounded by feelings of state and the nation by residents of this neighborhood kenyans in the past have blamed the violence carried out by al-shabaab on fighters coming from beyond their national borders but last tuesday's assault on a shopping complex in the capital is forcing kenyans to consider the threats posed by those the area home police confirmed most of the five attackers work conditions . in nairobi somali majority suburb obviously residents up come out to show their anger about the tague. unified in grief their message was one of love in the face of such. businesses in the business leave markets remain closed for several hours to honor the dead a remarkable moment of defiance by
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a community long blamed for attacks in kenya that no longer do people feel that is just a problem for one particular community and that community should be vilified. repressed . and driven out of. the rest of kenya now that is settling in we're happy to have that but we're also ready to help share our experiences security officials say there's no quick fix to the threat of domestic terrorism the only conceivable solution they say might lie in a combination of education gun control and internet regulation mohammed all just see it or know it will be kind of the death toll from mexico's oil pipeline explosion has risen to seventy three dozens of people are still missing and some are being treated in hospital for severe burns forensic experts were at the scene
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for the task of finding corpses charred beyond recognition people are gathering fuel from an illegal tap when the blast happened at least twenty two people have died in southern bolivia after two buses crashed into each other the head on collision happened on a highway connecting the cities of hutto and potosi police a speeding was to blame rescuers are trying to reach a two year old boy who fell into a well nearly a week ago in the southern spanish town of total and they say they are working under the assumption the toddler is alive and is trapped dozens of meters below ground. reports. a difficult and complex mission. two year old julian is trapped inside a well that's one hundred meters deep he was playing on a relative's property on sunday when he fell in the hole is just twenty five centimeters wide making it a delicate operation to reach him rescuers having to bring equipment in giant pipes
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up steep access roads they've begun drilling the first of two tunnels to reach the boy once the first tunnel is completed rescuers will begin working by hand on a second shorter turn to get to where the boys trapped. and all the colleagues and people working here have as their only goal reaching goal and as soon as possible we are incredibly motivated incredibly and we don't feel the hours we don't feel the fatigue and we don't feel the lack of sleep we have the hope of being able to get there as soon as possible and take him to his parents as rescuers race against time public displays of support have been pouring in on site and on social media in spain under the hash tag me man what julian or i give my hand to julian thousands have shared photos of their hands hoping julian soon within arm's reach of his family on the silver al-jazeera. cambodia's prime minister is beginning a four day visit to china where he'll meet president xi jinping china provides an
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economic safety net to cambodia whose relations with the west have soured over human rights record and his wine he reports now from chinese investment is beginning to change the shape of the seaside town. just two years ago this was a sleepy seaside town popular with backpackers now sihanoukville is a chinese construction sites gambling is illegal for cambodians but it's thought there are more than seventy casinos open or under construction in the special economic zone the target market is not cambodians it's chinese tourists some cambodians are benefiting from the investment in the form of jobs but others are being forced out because of the construction and rising costs. but when i moved to my restruck here the rate was lower and i don't have many customers because i'm on the outskirts of town now i didn't want to move here but i had no choice sihanoukville is an important part of china's belton road initiative which aims to
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link asia with africa and europe through loans and investment trade between the two countries is up more than twenty percent and most goods come through here cambodia's only deep sea port this area also holds strategic value for china sea and sits on the gulf of thailand which then becomes the south china sea where china is involved in territorial disputes with several southeast asian nations cambodia isn't one of them but instead of siding with its neighbors when it comes to the dispute it sides with china. there have even been reports recently that the chinese are planning to build a military base along this coast the cambodian government says it's not true and in fact it would be unconstitutional but all this is happening at a time when the west is threatening to punish the cambodian government through economic sanctions following a dramatic decline in democracy and human rights investment from china generally comes with a list social or democratic conditions tell you that seems to come and i understand
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your conditions so let's work to get or make it happen i don't care about being but the government in beijing does like stability and the influx of chinese coming to work in cambodia has created some social tensions system aged that around twenty percent of the population of sihanoukville is now chinese the local government says there are no problems between the communities the door. the door then vice. saw. it's not it's not the. a power up conflict between two people. china's ambassador to cambodia recently described the relationship between the two countries as forged in steel judging by the pace of change here that's intimate is being taken quite literally when hey al jazeera sihanoukville cambodia.
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it is let's get a roundup of the top stories the constitutional court in the democratic republic of congo has declared felix just a k.t. the winner of last month's presidential election. she will go sitting next. to. the judges have dismissed all opposition challenges to his victory one of the candidates martin for you had rejected the provisional results and asked for a recount is accusing the ruling party of a constitutional clue and called for nationwide protests to demand better you. i consider myself the only legitimate president of the democratic republic of congo i call on the congolese people not to recognize someone who would take on that role illegitimately nor to obey the orders coming from him the u.s. president has offered a concession to break the deadlock over the partial government shutdown donald trump is offering temporary protections to some immigrants in return for money for
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his border war democrats have rejected his offer calling it more hostage taking u.s. senator lindsey graham says he hopes president trump will slow the withdrawal of troops from syria until i saw is destroyed on a trip to turkey graham warned a sudden pullout of forces could create what he called an iraq on steroids. saudi erotic coalition has launched a series of air strikes in yemen capital sana'a hooty military base and drones facility were targeted it's the first time the coalition has launched as skinny as strikes in the capital since yemen's warring sides met for un back talks in sweden last month the u.s. military says it's killed fifty two fighters in an air strike in somalia strike in the middle juba region was a response to an attack by the armed group on a somali military base the group has carried out attacks in the capital mogadishu and on a luxury hotel complex in kenya's capital nairobi last tuesday at least one hundred
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seventeen refugees are thought to be missing after their boat capsized in the mediterranean sea three people have been rescued so far the refugees were on a rubber dinghy that sailed off the libyan coast those are the headlines we're back in half an hour right now it's people and power. shadowy financial operations are propping up north korea's economy tempering the elite and fueling the nation's missile into ships. one on one east investigates north korea's secret money on al-jazeera. top one suffering garden state or a breakaway province of the people's republic of china that must inevitably return to make gun control as the battle intensifies to influence tyrolese hopes minds on
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this question we've been to investigate the tactics opposed to reunification is only a matter of time. asia's most vibrant democracy is feeling the heat from an increasingly powerful neighbor that claims it has a renegade province opened up once again we have a. president that i think in the democratic way of one element of the internet and. the two sides share
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a complicated history of civil war in china drove the fleeing nationalist army to taiwan in one nine hundred forty nine. it's had its own government since its own laws. and make the off freedoms not seen in many parts of asia and yet formally taiwan is not a country i love story who wouldn't go for good will. it's well i do wish. you luck because literally. the supporters of unification between china and taiwan insist both sides agreed in one nine hundred ninety two that there is only one china. but within taiwan the so-called one nine hundred ninety two consensus is the subject of much debate woman's anzio will enjoy them playing because it's.
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tensions have escalated since president chai of the independence leaning democratic progressive party took office both sides ramped up military activity in the taiwan straits off to beijing cut diplomatic contacts in two thousand and sixteen. china also forced a string of airlines and companies to amend references to taiwan on their websites i want to make us out to be on the way out i don't know all these recently. was young oh young guy goes on water we're hearing kind of. frosty relations with china come amid a strengthening of ties with the united states officially washington agrees with beijing that taiwan is a part of china but on officially it's one of the island's main allies. this year the us open the new two hundred fifty five million dollar complex in the capital taipei it also committed to stronger military support for taiwan and passed
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a bill encouraging visits between officials from both sides as one then think it is feeling i don't think my president wanted to choose sides between china and the united states but the situation needs to be at least come through all manageable so all we are walking on the thai roll. for the chinese communist party a campaign to win the hearts and minds of the taiwanese people continues. here this year beijing announced its so-called thirty one measures placing such in taiwanese businesses and individuals on an equal footing with their chinese counterparts. within taiwan china is also making its presence felt. people in power investigates the fringe political groups working with beijing not to get eaten for nothing i think it's.
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really nice. we find out some of the ways china gathers information inside taiwan all to juggle their boots or you will. social teaching go. ahead of local elections at the end of the year there are fears things could get even more intense almost sold in helpless it's just a. jungle no eat will ya. what's happening here. they showed up just after six in the morning for their job and out of hiding pro unification politician one being drunk says he was completely unprepared by now he was it will hold it hit him hard as it turned a. tradition that he underling higher than any child with him and no children. what
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followed was live streamed by one on his facebook page the video here years ago. and remember. the standoff which lasted forty minutes ended when police broke the lock i mean even when i was by the sort of helping man. down to many. passengers are listening to. the raid might not have happened were it not for this man joe home shoe a chinese citizen and former student at one of taiwan's best universities. he spent fourteen months in jail for attempting to recruit spies for beijing a charge he continues to deny today so holmes so that once will that be it among joe's alleged collaborators being shown when we meet again it's at a hastily called press conference. his father and two members of his political
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party have just been indicted and are awaiting trial we'll let you see what the reason for that. one should be or what we've done you know it's also the wisdom of god. wasn't quite wanted. but prosecutors insist the three politicians took money from the chinese communist party with former student joe home shoes acting as a middleman. the national chain she university is where he caught his postgraduate degree. joe declined our request for an interview but we managed to speak to a former exchange student at one of taiwan's other universities she's asked that we hide her identity. joe you're a whole horrible evil sleazy. old also sure hashimoto four. hundred one.
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coming out slaughter you and maples on hold the real. amy says she quickly suspected something was wrong but government officials wouldn't leave her alone to hunt for the washing machines and so if you want to sell the whole shoot here hobo junkie. who is on the one hundred dollars you. wait until you get home and joseph should mobile home to do so. three pm on a weekday afternoon outside the presidential palace in taipei and this is a regular site. members of the concentric patrick as an alliance are on their way to one of the city's best known van mocks taipei one o one. here they broadcast their message on unification to tourists from mainland china but they cannot tell you. that the temple and that is not what
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they want to let you do that everyone no one ever that you can see and they take on followers of the following spiritual movement who are publicizing the plight of their fellow practitioners in mainland china where the group is outlawed in. the year but are you buying at all. and i had done this for you i knew that. today's exchange ends peacefully. but that hasn't always been the case. the concentric patriotism alliance has members regularly feature in online videos like these. their targets include pro independent supporters. democracy activists. as well as the following any kind of several of their members have been convicted of assault. within taiwan questions over the methods
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and funding sources of the concentric patrick ism alliance have swirled for some time. people in power has been investigating. posing as a mainlander who has recently moved to taiwan are under cover researcher has been getting to know the group. among the first things we learn is that co-founder jang su year is running in this year's local elections. the whole. thing of. this conversation with a supporter confirms what many have long suspected that the group pays people to attend it's events right. here you can try at one. of the concentric patrick ism alliance is headed by seventy five year old child.
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originally from mainland china chao hosts of both hong kong and taiwanese identity cards. in this video he's in central taiwan marking the anniversary of the founding of the chinese communist party. but chow was not always a believer. in one thousand nine hundred eighty four he wrote a letter to the then british prime minister margaret thatcher objecting to hong kong being handed back to china his letter began it is known to all that communist rule is characterized by suppression that leads only to bloodshed deprivation and dire poverty clearly chow has since had a change of heart but are chinese authorities funding his political activities here's what jang syria co-founder and manager of the concentric patriotism alliance
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has to say only. you know. that i handwritten. and. then you and he and you've written to. them he. added the one. hundred. thirty. in the room. at the offices of the taiwanese government spokesperson says more can be done to regulate all political groups. but even before changes to legislation police have started to act in early august
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they raid the offices of another fringe party the china unification promotion party and the whole.


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