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he's right for exploitation of. the math and the migrants on al-jazeera. some ways human rights commission accuses police of brutality during anti-government protests the president calls for calm and national dialogue. hello i'm barbara starr you're watching al-jazeera live from london also coming up on the program. a call for more demonstrations in sudan as anger grows over the police crackdown on protesters and then leading activists goes missing at least sixty five afghan intelligence and security personnel are known to have died in the taliban attack on
a military base it's one of the worst in seventeen years of war and fears grow for a newly signed the english premier league footballer whose light plane disappeared over the channel. thank you for joining us we begin in zimbabwe where the president has promised to investigate claims that government agents assaulted and tortured scores of people during protests against fuel prices and missile when god was calling for a national dialogue following allegations against his security forces but rights groups are concerned that nothing will change has more now from harare. he doesn't want to visit him in hospital he's afraid that could be victimized for associated with someone police suspect participated in anti-government protests. which. is. the
business. group. ridge. last week suburbans demonstrated against a fuel price hike which had more than doubled overnight the government responded with force more than six hundred people were arrested in the east zimbabwe's human rights commission says more people died in last week's protest injuring orcus post-election violence the use of excessive force specially the use of life i mean it's not called for when dealing with civilians they should be other methods of controlling crowds and we believe that recorded very well trained police force in the country julius short of his son's death was senseless he was shot outside a police station calvin was twenty two years old and loved playing football in zimbabwe humanity is a. fairly. normal life he's being safe.
he's being wasted. he's listening. because in this environment that it's a new dispensation dispensation we're going to do lip licking whatever people amused was. running the dustbin. we are now using bush tactics president took power for robert mugabe just over a year ago he promised to promote democracy and freedom of speech some zimbabweans are disillusioned. he didn't do that. just saying we. need. to see not kill them. so we are. revolted the president has cut short a foreign trip and promised to investigate the crackdown by security forces zimbabweans are watching him after last week's violence some say they think is
speaking out against the government that could come after them had mythos al-jazeera had. so that is president omar al bashir has failed to go her meet the enemy of qatar the official visit is bashir is first overseas trip since protests erupted across or down last month after a government decision to triple the price of bread is growing anger over the deaths of several demonstrators allegedly at the hands of police understand two national says at least forty people have been killed since the protests began a share is blaming conspirators for cold causing the violence but morgan has more now from sudan's capital khartoum what happened as of students from the university of what's i mean you're here in front of them came out early this morning and protested against the president on one of the shia who as you said is not currently in the country but they were very keen and very determined to continue protesting if not for the response of either by the security forces tear gas was once again
fired at the students inside the university campus and they were complaining about difficulty breathing something we've heard from protesters who've been brought straight over the past four weeks people have been thing that's the critical forces were responding using excessive brutal horrific alcyone live ammunition and tear gas being fired at protesters to try to disperse them people have been injured opposition groups say forty seven have been killed but activists who've been tracking this say at least fifty people have been killed since the protests started now the government is this beating that figure they say only twenty seven have been killed and that the figures that the activists are giving is not true but there are also people who have been arrested and the government said they are virus that eighty eight hundred sixty eight sixteen people but activists again want to get to say that at least one thousand people have been arrested including an american asked me the american activist who went missing on wednesday now we spoke to his family or did they respond to his family and they say people who were arrested with him and later released have reported that he has been severely beaten and desperate need of medical attention well earlier i spoke to the wife of detained sudanese american activist would wonder what nancy that were told me that she's heard
nothing from sudanese authorities. well he'd been participating in the protests that began middle of december and he is a political activist in sudan i know that he was preparing for the large protest in on demand on thursday and had been in the be on wednesday evening i started to get calls from concerned friends saying that he didn't make a meeting that he was supposed to in the market at a later learned from a friend who was with him there that they had been arrested at around five o'clock in the market and the road to one had been beaten in his face and his chest i reached out to the u.s. embassy in khartoum right away to let them know about redlines disappearance and they reached out to the us and they made a phone call they also made a visit on saturday to see if he was there and also to have access to any other americans that were detained but their visit was useless and they were not able to
confirm for me that he is there. thank you. talks in qatar between taliban officials and the u.s. special envoy to afghanistan is on my head are to continuing to assert day the discussions began on monday hours after one of the worst taliban attacks in seventeen years of the war in afghanistan at least sixty five afghan intelligence and security personnel were killed and one u.s. military service member the suicide bomb and gun attack happened near my down shot of the capital of water that province. has before. it's one of the worst attacks by the taliban says the armed group was pushed from power by u.s. forces in late two thousand and one a suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into
a military compound what followed was carnage officials and witnesses say several dozens of people have been killed and this happened it was a very dangerous incident and the sound of the explosion was very loud the windows of our house and other houses close to the area were broken and the wounded ones were taken to different hospitals here and leak out of. the facility is a brand by an elite intelligence unit in charge of training tribesman to fight the taliban. the attack is another indication of the armed groups growing influence last year taliban fighters launched a series of attacks across the country including a suicide bomb attack in the capital kabul in january at least one hundred people were killed mostly civilians analysts believe the taliban is increasing its attacks
to gain more leverage in crucial talks with u.s. diplomats in qatar what we are good in my down shot was a good forward the united states in the afghan government is doing to the taliban so the taliban are i think coming out of that hibernation premier they are trying to carry on the same policy where do going to inflict damage to the afghan government and its international counterparts and talks are underway in doha where the taliban has a political office u.s. special representative for afghan peace zalmai is meeting senior taliban members here the talks are underway to find. and to the war in afghanistan and establish a unity government the u.s. envoy recently toured the region seeking help from our allies including pakistan and in many ways the role of pakistan is key the u.s.
negotiator ambassador zalmay hollis art was just in pakistan for several days before he went to doha and the pakistani prime minister imran khan is visiting doha as well it's not clear exactly what role pakistan is playing but they may be playing a newly positive role but peace won't be easy the taliban does not recognize the government in kabul and insists peace talks will only start when foreign troops leave afghanistan. a mentally ill is a security analyst based in kabul he explained why peace negotiations haven't been successful so far. the problem with negotiation is. when we have a negotiation it's not only limited to afghanistan it's very rare we should not expect a reduction in violence there is a possibility of increase in violence even if we have.
to try to increase the leverage there do su by increasing while and i believe that original countries. also have a role to play in negotiating negotiation. about the issue of afghanistan but finally it comes to people it should be the afghan people and it is people who has the potential to resolve the problems international community u.s. and other states. can play a role of mediation but they are not the actual people to resolve the problem so it should be that people taliban and can go to mention should come together and they should talk to each other to resolve the problem a car bomb is that's needed in the syrian city of latakia killing one person injuring fourteen that's according to state media footage on state t.v. show the aftermath of the incident at takia is a government stronghold that's home to
a large russian air base the attack happened just a few days after an explosion hit the capital damascus apparently targeting high profile security officials say the hundreds more now from beirut in neighboring lebanon. two attacks in government controlled territories. and damascus and it is quite where for attacks to happen in government controlled territories especially now especially after the government has managed to consolidate control over the areas it controls that has pushed the rebels back the rebels surrendered their territories around the capital the first attack on sunday that you're mentioning there were reports that a security personality was the target of that bombing it is not clear whether or not that person was wounded or killed it's very difficult to get information out of damascus so this really raises a lot of questions if indeed this was the opposition if indeed this was the work of eisold and is it easy to operate behind enemy lines then that would really say a lot about the security situation in government controlled territories but if you
watch syrian state television just moments after the blast was reported in. they had analysts on air warning of a new phase in the in the conflict already predicting more attacks in government controlled areas saying that they expect the situation the security situation to destabilize even further now many of the opposition will say this is the way the government tries to keep people on their side to make up for their inability to provide for fuel improve the living conditions because public resentment discontent is growing in government controlled areas yes they control sixty percent of the syria but about sixty percent of syria people are still struggling and the government is struggling to get recognition from outside for sanctions to be lifted in order for it to reconstruct and in order for the economy to improve so now the sit to security situation stabilizing within the government controlled territories
q. after israeli shelling in gaza it happened shortly after an israeli soldier. the. prime minister. to hold a key transfer of. previously stated that the cash injection would only be allowed if there was calm along the border twenty more still to come including president tells business leaders and open up the economy but will strive to preserve. and we'll tell you how young people in china are. coping with.
hello there parts of australia are looking fairly unsettled at the moment we've got one area of low pressure that's making its way towards the southwestern parts of australia so force in the southwest corner then we can expect to see some pretty strong winds and some heavy rain as well in fact those winds could be gusting up to ninety kilometers per hour so pretty stormy here we're also going to see more wet weather work its way into the northern parts and that's good news because the monsoon is way behind sched you will hear elsewhere there is still going to be pretty hot with the temperatures in adelaide shooting off as we head into thursday way above forty degrees and we could be knocking on the door of some records in this region also we'll see the whole weather through parts of melbourne and making its way through tasmania where we're still fighting wildfires over towards new zealand and largely fine and dry for us but that is changing we're seeing more cloud of rain push its way up the south island so pretty wet for us or wednesday the north island should be dry for now that cloud of rain is working its way towards us so do expect that what weather to reach us on thursday as we head
further north for many of us across the northern parts of asia is far and drawing just rather chilly as you'd expect at this time of year but we are seeing a few flurries of snow most of them in the northwestern parts of japan and we'll still see those as we head through wednesday and into thursday some of the movie giving some fairly heavy outbreaks of. in the next episode of science in a golden age to be exploring the contributions made by scholars during the medieval islamic period in the field of chemistry they transformed the superstition of alchemy into the songlines of chemistry. many of his chemical procedures small those which may still be used to do it. all while. science a new golden age with professor jim miller on al-jazeera.
of the back is a reminder of the top stories on our zimbabwe's president them or someone is promising to investigate accusations of violence and torture by security forces during the recent fuel protests sudan's president omar al bashir has flown to calcutta for talks says them astray shows continue against this thirty year rule and there are fears that best toll from monday's massive taliban bomb attack on intelligence and security personnel in afghanistan could significantly increase so far sixty five people have been confirmed dead. brazil's new president has thrown out the welcome mat for big business and major investors on day one of
the world economic forum in davos show you both so not only the special address at the summit saying brazil would become one of the top fifty countries to do business in jonah hold reports from davos. a chill has settled over down ass and that's not just the weather leaders of some of the world's biggest economies china the united states france and the u.k. have stayed away to find crises at home crises fueled by nationalism populism and those left behind by globalization it is everything the world economic forum is supposed to stand against and yet this year's big ticket visitor is brazil's new president far right nationalist valsin r.-o. here to launch what he calls a new brazil then there was a big. we intend to reduce the size of the residence state apparatus and carry out perform such as the social security reform tax reform we wish to relieve those who
produce and undertake business and projects from the weight of a heavy state that's good news for business less so for those who depend on state aid it's an odd look for an annual gathering traditionally built on bridging divides it does say that there's a bit of a shift and that those major leading democracies in the world are exhausted tied in knots have problems but it also says this community here of globalists is perfectly willing to flirt with their liberal leaders in the world. compensation came in the heavyweight fight against climate change identified as a major world threat having heard both scenarios call for economic development in the amazon delegates listened to royalty interviewing a british knight of the realm what advice do you have all my generation and what's what can we build on that you have started we have to recognize that every breath of air we take every mouthful of food that we take comes from the natural
and that if we damage the natural world we damage ourselves it's what the forum aims to do best global box office in the name of a better world the theme of this year's world economic forum here in davos is the fourth wave of globalization the digital revolution it predicts a world in which technology competes with workers of all stripes blue collar and white in which the winners of globalization get ever richer but fewer in number it is a world in which inequality deepens and political leaders no longer have all the answers jonah how al-jazeera davus switzerland police have suspended the search for a light aircraft carrying premier league footballer emiliano salah the plane disappeared over the english channel on route from france to wales where he was to make is they believe for cardiff city the wellings has more. argentinian footballer
. was heading from france to a new life as a premier league star but his journey and his life appeared to have ended tragically when flying over the english channel the twenty eight year old was one of two passengers on a light aircraft travelling for the nonce in western france so the welsh capital cardiff an hour off to take off on monday evening at seven fifteen pm an alert was raised when contact was lost with the part of malibu plane no distress signal was received a search and rescue operation using helicopters and life bites was abandoned at two am and an intensified search still couldn't locate the plane later on tuesday the man responsible for the area around the channel island of guns they feared the worst conditions were quite challenging obviously it was very dark. cloudy so no moon with waves up to two metres in height we've searched over thousand square miles or see now both body and night and we've seen nothing sollars goalscoring in france fernand attracted interest from many premier league clubs during the
transfer window he became cardiff the record signing at nearly twenty million dollars the chance to play in the world's biggest league had been too good to turn down and he said i can't wait to start training meet my new team mates and get down to work the club has expressed its shock and sadness i mean words cannot just describe how the look on his face are very. great he met us and we walked him around the grounds and. he was absolutely ready to give it a go. and renewable we knew him then and we we really feel sad to hear of this news just three months after lester own of bitch i should have been a proper died in a helicopter crash the premier league is digesting another aviation tragedy so set . off to confirm hopefully. hopefully do
so as the terrible news we wait to read to come from donna was born in sounds of fight in argentina his father said he's distraught his mother said the entire town is in shock people in nonviolence come together for a vigil for a player who spent three happy years with them lee wellings. the death toll from a fuel pipeline explosion in central mexico last week has now risen to ninety four the explosion last friday happened when about eight hundred people in the state of the dow go were collecting fuel from a leaking pipe which authorities say had been punctured by suspected thieves central mexico has been hit by petrol shortages since president lopez obrador launched a crackdown on fuel surfed nearly a month ago ordering pipelines to close in an attempt to stamp out criminal activity. and attack by who the rebels in the yemeni city of taiz is killed one woman and injured at least fourteen others security sources say the rebels launched
the attack on south for neighborhood meanwhile talks broke down on sunday in jordan between yemen's who the rebels and the saudi backed government trying to work out details of a cease fire which came into effect in the same brain have data for such a viral reports on what this means for the tens of thousands of displaced people. these children used to have a home regular meals and even shoes but now they live here on one of the main streets in yemen's capital sanaa but their father mohamed fatemi says he fled from the southern port city of data because of fighting while lebanon is going to set every night i take shelter under this blue sheet it is freezing out here we need help to find a job and a roof above our heads i'm sleeping on the sidewalk we hope humanitarian agencies will take notice of our condition i have left no stone unturned but i've got no answer we are suffering severe cold starvation and a third. mohammed and his seven children are not alone they are part of the two
million people in yemen who have been displaced since the war began in two thousand and fifteen and also part of the twenty two million people needing aid survive but help is limited in yemen. yemen yemenis are suffering a sharp shortage of basic needs and although relief agencies operating here cannot afford to meet all those needs therefore the red cross reiterate so that the political situation is a must in order to put to an end the suffering of the yemenis despite a ceasefire in his hometown which came into effect last month mohammad is not hopeful about the future of his country over the future of his children and i have to look around and see for yourself how we are living our children are dying because of cold and hunger i am jobless i can't even afford to beg where do i go i'm a yemeni lost in my own homeland if no help is provided we will all be left to die there are reports of fighting resuming in her data over the past few days which not
only threaten civilians who suffered years of conflict but also risks the fragile cease fire. dorsetshire pari al jazeera. an organization that fights human trafficking as a skull for the tens of thousands of young nigerian girls are being used the sex slaves by minors in southern mali a national agency for the prohibition of trafficking in persons says many of the girls have been taken from rural areas and are kept in appalling conditions in some cases as many as one hundred fifty girls are crammed into just one hot. girls where exploited by virtue of their born rehabilitate from we grew our communities in various parts of nigeria six different states to be precise and tricked into going into mali giving the impression of doing going to be getting jobs in the hotels and the usual story some of them are actually we're actually up doctored the arabs
school uniforms on their way to school or back from school to a snatched by the kidnappers or traffickers china is the world's second largest economy but it's stalling with growth at its lowest level in thirty years it's adding pressure on the job market especially for young people with a record number of new graduates this year and it's katrina you reports from beijing many are finding unusual ways to cope. taking a swing at life's precious. i doubt chinese you'd like to come here to break things and blow off steam. i don't like the lifestyle in beijing is too fast i have to get up early and finish late gin story working long hours for little pay is common among customers at beijing smash room. opened by just an engine and some friends last year she says china's economic
slowdown is putting more pressure on young people so that. many people including my friends are feeling the pressure when the whole economy is slipping down many of my friends have to work for new jobs so many people are pressured from work so expect to see more clients after chinese new year the twenty eight year low slump in growth and uncertainty over the trade war with the united states are starting to be felt in china's job market according to a joint report by rehman university and jobs like job demand for stuff in the december quarter was down twelve percent compared to the previous year while the number of job seekers grew by about eight percent chinese students repairing to enter the workforce. competition this year alone about eight point three million are expected to graduate barrel wang is one of them the master's student has been trying to find a job for when she completes her studies in june but so far she's had no success.
after trial a lot of trials the interviews the writing task i've gone through a lot but i haven't received any offers in the two. barrels optimistic she'll find something after the chinese new year in february but many of her friends have given up on beijing moving to smaller cities where it's cheaper and there's less competition for the. young people and a lot of pressure i think the government is very worried about unemployment which may lead to social unrest the official unemployment rate is about four percent but that's way below the truth last week the chinese government announced new measures to stabilize the job market start ups will be entitled to bigger larns and companies with zero few layoffs will be rewarded. with employment pressure in china set to continue. weren't be long before she returned to the smash room china's bad economic news continue to pile up it's likely the glass here you will
to. al-jazeera beijing. much more on that and everything else it will be covering here on al-jazeera on our website there it is now the address of course al-jazeera dot com. and alice take another look at the top stories making the news here on al-jazeera zimbabwe's human rights commission is accusing security forces of systematic torture after recent protests over fuel prices turned deadly president. is calling for a national dialogue and has promised to investigate claims of violence by government agents also went on twitter to condemn demonstrations which he said were not peaceful. the use of excessive force is the useful flame.
we. should be. controlling crowds talks in qatar between taliban officials and the u.s. special envoy to afghanistan's on my head are to continue into a third day that discussions began on monday hours after one of the worst taliban attacks in seventeen years of the war in afghanistan at least sixty five afghan intelligence and security personnel were killed and one u.s. military service member a car bomb is that innate in syria's left taqiyya district killing one person in wounding fourteen that's according to state t.v. that taqiyya is a government stronghold which is home to a large russian air base the attack happened just a few days after another explosion hit the mask this apparently targeting high profile security officials one palestinian has been killed and four others wounded after israeli shelling in gaza it happened shortly after an israeli soldier was shot on the border that incident prompted israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu
to halt a key transfer of kathy funds intended to pay civil servants in gaza brazil's new president jalal son at all says he will strive to preserve the environment while pursuing economic development that's this fight relaxing protection of indigenous lands in the amazon rain forest or sonar was making a special address to the world economic forum in the swiss town of the us. british and french police have suspended the search for a light aircraft carrying premier league footballer emiliano salah that went missing over the english channel the twenty eight year old argentinian had just signed for cardiff city from french team moment he was one of two people on board that plane well those are the headlines that stay with us for science in that golden age thanks for watching a season by. in afghanistan billions of dollars of international aid have been donated to girls' education but where has the money gone when east meets girls
desperate to learn and asks why is the system failing them and how does iran between the eighth and fourteenth centuries there was a golden age of science when scholars from the islamic world introduced the rigorous experimental approach that laid the foundations of the modern scientific method they transformed the superstition of alchemy into the science of chemistry the chemical industry has of course reshaped the modern world giving us new fuel drugs and new materials but the methodology and principles of chemistry go back over a thousand years. i'm jamal clearly and i've been researching the contributions of the scientists of the golden age i'll be tracing back the roots of modern chemistry to the scholars of the earliest slam it world.