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tv   NEWSHOUR  Al Jazeera  January 23, 2019 2:00am-3:01am +03

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he said the first thing i look for is the exit it's not how to get it it's how to get out that nobody sees your pictures there's no point going to these places rewind on al-jazeera. this is al-jazeera. and they're on the clock this is a new life and coming up in the next sixty minutes. nicolas maduro is a dictator with no legitimate claim to power yes the u.s. vice president throws his weight behind attempts to get rid of venezuela's leader. i'm not concerned about his safety a call for help we hear from the wife of a sudanese antigovernment protests he's been missing for nearly a week. shows trying to turn the switch
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a fear of speaking out now zimbabwe's president vows to investigate accusations of assault and torture. damage to. us. and a warning on climate change at a meeting without leaders from some of the world's worst polluters. so then threats between venezuela and the united states are going to another new level president nicolas maduro says he's ordered a quote revision of diplomatic relations with the u.s. he says he'll be making decisions in the next few hours that's in response to us face president mike pence the clarion support for protesters and opposition leaders there is a boat that's more. bottomed pans being used to send a message of protest to the government of president the little meeting. the video
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was shot by protesters on monday night hours after twenty seven soldiers rebelled against the government they were later detained by security forces. people around the area took to the streets of the capital in protest they were repelled by the bolivarian national guard. on tuesday u.s. vice president mike pence sent a video message of encouragement to the protestors and condemnation of nicola my little. i'm mike pence the vice president of the united states and on behalf of president donald trump and all the american people let me express the other wavering support of the united states as you the people of venezuela raise your voices in a call for freedom nicolas maduro is a dictator with no legitimate claim to power. he's never won the presidency in a free and fair election and he's maintained his grip of power by imprisoning
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anyone who dares to oppose him. then statement comes as venezuela supreme court this vowed one why though as the precedent of the powerless opposition controlled congress he's become the latest face of the venice would end up a station. the venezuelan government says the united states is promoting instability to force my ludo out of all face it almost here basis there is simply because mr pence doesn't have a job now he wants to come and run venezuela handing out instructions on what should happen in venezuela openly calling for a coup d'etat in venezuela i will say it like the venezuelan people would say to you yankee go home we're not going to allow you to intrude on issues of the country and all of our and the country of hugo chavez. on wednesday the opposition plans to hold marches nationwide as part of an annual event that marks the fall of a military government in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight they say this time
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my rule is the dictator that needs to go. and let's take this on now we can speak to his an ex old former mayor of the districts in caracas joins us now from washington d.c. mr month of course is not only the united states that recognize the president isn't recognized by many nations across the world but is it going to make any difference . first of all thank you for having me. as we speak. nicholas my little. legitimate head of state in venezuela is dictator of the house created the worst humanitarian crisis that any election american honcho has ever hot were millions of people cannot eat three times a day they are starving because of shortages of food and that is seen a ten million percent of hyper inflation the worst migration
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a refugee crisis in the region with three point three million venice ones i have fled the country so because of this situation because obviously. tenth more than fifty countries all over the world latin america north america and the reappearing union are not seen there recognizing the only legitimate institution in venezuela which is the national assembly the speaker of the house is one way though the house because the interim president of venezuela right now understand that but i come back to my question because you can say those things and many people been saying them for many years and you indeed have said on twitter that we confident we're going to restore democracy soon come back to enjoy freedom and democracy but how should every turn i think we're very close to restore democracy in venezuela and i think we're very close to recover our freedom to have people going back to my homeland. because my little boy is completely isolated by venezuela and some by and international community
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something that he says started to happen he's getting isolated by the armed forces which is the only piece of the possible that we need to start a transition in venezuela there are so many soldiers are already expressed their disagreement with the regime because they are suffering from the same problems as any venezuelans. with shortages of food maybe seeing hyperinflation do you see that now the military are on the verge of slipping sides. totally and i think which is important to understand is that we want our forces to become institutional the armed forces kind of be from any political party the armed forces are the ones according to a constitution. called to protect our nation on their standing nation by our territory on a our people so i think they are. getting
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this message very clear many soldiers have been tortured recently that almost two hundred soldiers who are illegally in jail and we need to understand them of the regime is not only affecting venezuelans model of regime has become a threat to the region because this is a regime that is involved in criminal economy such as truck trafficking and illegal buying stuff eighteen brasil colombia which are our neighbor countries but also in other ok i just want to jump in there really quickly if be very brief if you would there is a call for nationwide protests as you all know on wednesday will be will they be well supported just briefly if you would yes to morrow we're calling for a very important protests i think is going to be one of the most massive protests are we going to see even in venezuela obviously it's a nonviolent protests we're going to see hundreds of thousands of people not only
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in caracas the capital that is well above you know the cities of venezuela and also have to say that it will be. to see more than one hundred cities in all of the world there is a very good perspective on this thanks a lot. now the wife of an anti-government activists arrested in sudan has told us is there as she's had no word on her husband's whereabouts sudanese american rude one dog food was detained by security agents six days ago in the capital khartoum his wife nancy says he was preparing to take part in a demonstration the next day activists and students have been protesting since last month calling for the resignation of president bashir their instructions began after the government raised the price of bread well nancy though it says her husband is a peaceful activist and she's urging the united states to help free him i do hope that they will put pressure on the sudanese government to be able to assist in his release definitely counting on them with any leverage we have with the sudanese
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government to make sure that that happens as quickly as possible along with the release of all of the other political detainees he's always been a peaceful protest or he is. has been concerned for many years about the state of sudan and he has been trying to bring change. the voice of all the sudanese are really crying for freedom for peace and for justice. no ruler should be in control for thirty years so i'm really calling now for omar al bashir to step down. as a dictator that has been exploiting and oppressing the people for for many years what i'm robert scheer has flooding today hard to meet. it is bush's first overseas trip since protests began last month he morgan has the latest now from costa. what
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happened is of students from the university of what's in the air here and for the two of them came out early this morning and protested against the president on one of the shia who as he said is not currently in the country but they were very keen and very determined to continue protesting if not for the response to by the probe 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 have been demonstrating over the past four weeks people have been saying that security forces were responding using excessive brutal forest road streaming live an emission 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 have been tracking this say at least fifty people have been killed since the protests started now the government is this feeling 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 were arrested eighty eight hundred sixteen sixteen people but activists again want to get to say that at least one thousand people have been arrested including an american acid needs american
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activist who was arrested who went missing as you said on wednesday and we spoke to his family al-jazeera spoke to his family and they say people who were arrested with him and later released have reported that he has been severely beaten in desperate need of medical attention an organization fights in human trafficking says tens of thousands of young nigerian girls are being used as sex slaves by molly mills in southern mali the national agency for the prohibition of trafficking in persons so many of the girls have been taken from rural areas and appalling conditions in some cases as many as one hundred fifty girls a crime to do just one hot. this girls where exploited by virtue of the avenue ability from the brule communities in various parts of nigeria six different states to be precise and tricked into going into mali given the impression that doing to be getting jobs in the hotels and the usual story some of them are actually we're actually up doctored they are ripe and your school uniforms on their
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way to school or back from school to a snatched by the kidnappers or traffickers zimbabwe's president is vying to investigate accusations of assault and torture by his security forces and some men i'm going to were is calling for a national inquiry following the violence during protests against increases in fuel prices but rights groups fear that nothing will change reports now from harare. he says he doesn't want to me to visit him in hospital he's afraid that could be victimized for associated with someone police suspect participated in anti-government protests in a short trip to dallas which. is. the business for was in severe it in civilian clothes. we should do it if we're close range from. last week suburbans demonstrated against
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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 especially 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 shorter says 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 has evolved fairly. normal life he's being safe. it is being wasted. he's listening. because in the same government that it's a new dispensation dispensation we're going to do lip licking whatever people
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amused was. running the dustbin. 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. was just saying we. need. to see not killed it. so we are. live with. 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 are against a government that could come after them. had. plenty more still to come here in the news hour including mexico's president announces help for the poor after dozens of people died trying to steal fuel from an illegally tapped pipeline. fears grow
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for analogy to indian football and he was about to join in english premier league club. and rafael nadal makes the semifinals of this training open will show you how he got the news for. now that brazil's new president has laid out the welcome mat for big business and major investors on day one of the world economic forum in davos climate change in the digital revolution a among some of the major issues on the table but the focus has also been on some of the big names missing this year john hall reports now from those. a chill has settled over down mass 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
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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 the parties and carry out a form such as the social security reform the 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
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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 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
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is a world in which inequality deepens and political leaders no longer have all the answers jonah how al-jazeera davus switzerland where we just saw that warning from david attenborough in general report others have also been touting their voice to the climate change message in devil we have to change. we are putting one hundred ten million tons of manmade heat trapping global warming pollution into the very thin shell of atmosphere surrounding our planet as if it's an open sewer and we do that every single day and you know there is a misconception that most of us have had at some point in our lives about the nature of the sky it is not as it appears from the ground a vast limitless expanse it is actually
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a very thin shell actually this is about being on the right side of history do you want to be a leader that you look back in time and say that you were on the wrong side of the argument when the world was crying out for a solution and it's as simple as that being on the right side of history let's speak to outsider a man who's the former head of international climate with friends of the earth and now executive director at warren wants a global antipoverty and human rights group joins us from london via skype said the foremost risks to our world right now this is according to the world economic forum not weapons of mass destruction not cyber security but one climate change to extreme weather events three natural disasters. absolutely i mean the world economic forum's or new report just before the dove was begun said exactly that that this climate change was with the number one threat to the
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global economy but prior to that we've got to remember the clients climate scientists have been ringing the alarm bells at just one degree warming the world are seeing killer droughts floods far means it's devastated the lives and livelihoods and millions of people around the world and so climate change is not something that's going to happen in the future is actually happening now and the start warning that they're given in the decisions we make in this next decade will determine if we breach the critical guardrail of one point to five degree moment which would trigger the changes in humanity itself that will lead to species extinction force millions of people from their homes lead to collapse of our food systems and yet we're on track for a warming of the planet of least three to several reasons warming it's madness well science knows it is a message that is continually being pumped up there are those at davos listening and the biggest emitters as i say are only even there there is no us the giant no
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u.k. no front. yes well i mean the devil's never got off to a good start when you get to the top elites of the world jet into divorce on the sizes of private jets to talk about climate change it makes a mockery of it but warm words were never enough and we need action and structural change and the question i think we have to ask ourselves are the very elites who are gathered at the world economic forum the people who are going to bring that change because many of these people are the ones that benefited most from the broken new liberal economic model that is profit before people in the planet which is hundred power to them very corporate interests which are driving climate crisis and driving inequality and as we heard from the boss of our of brazil the very people who are demanding that we cut the regulations i'm also needed and so the people who most benefit to them we've got to remember just one hundred of the top companies in the world are responsible for seventy one percent of global emissions
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and the top ten percent wealthiest people in the world are responsible for all half of arc where global emissions and and we began doubles where the richest twenty six people in the world now all as much wealth as half the world's population three and a half billion people live on less than five dollars a day was the super rich get wealthier and wealthier so the question we must ask ourselves is other people on the top of the mind and in switzerland the want to are going to bring that change and i would say absolutely not because birds these people are the very same people who have known that climate change has been up in the north for decades in fact the first evidence of climate change in the demands happened in the one nine hundred seventy s. the many of the same elites and big corporate interests have done very very little to take action and one great example of that is this conversation about the subsidies that governments give to the fossil fuel industry who already make trillions in profits every year we gave one hundred forty seven forty seven billion
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dollars in subsidies to big fossil fuel companies who are spending that money extracting new fossil fuel even thought we have to stop all extraction right now aaron i said we'll have to leave it there probably will have to leave i do appreciate your perspective on this very valuable thanks very much indeed i said remember from work on want. the u.s. senate is likely to vote this week on bills that if passed in the month long partial government shutdown the competing proposals by republicans and democrats would see several federal agencies reopen it's the longest government shutdown in u.s. history with hundreds of thousands of workers going without a paycheck the political deadlock began over funding for president transfer. along the border with mexico more on that by kind of standing by in washington d.c. so what chance the shutdown ending well in this bitterly partisan debate the agreement that the two bulls will be discussed in the senate is being interpreted as a form of compromise however one bull drawn up by the republicans mirrors what
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president trump suggested over the weekend that he gets his money for the wall and he defers action against so-called dreamers along with a three year protection for people in the country illegally now that has been rejected out of hand by democrats and it's unlikely to change during the bait on thursday the second bill that will be discussed is one drawn up by the democratic party leaders and that provides for short term funding to reopen government until february eighth but does not provide money for president trump's wall so the bottom line is that the democrats would need the support of thirteen senators to get that passed so it's extremely unlikely so you're unlikely to see any movement in what is being labeled as a compromise in the senate and the house speaker has once again made her plea for government to open. be very clear open government
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open the government let's talk cannot have the president every time he has. an objection to say i'll shut down government until you come to my way of thinking understand that is part of the point of this this if we hold to employees hostage now they're hostage forever and by the way what the president proposed is granting what he had already taken away the pres that darker recipients had their protections she's a speech that temporary protected status t.p.s. had that protection president took it away and now he's saying well i'll give you this back temporarily if you give me a rope a wall permanently open government so where does that leave trump's wall and who is which side is damaging more. well it's a very difficult question to answer certainly opinion polls indicate that the
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majority of americans hold president trump responsible for this shutdown president trump himself said that he would be proud to own the shutdown he said that publicly since then of course he has been trying to shift blame on to the democratic party leadership saying that they are being inflexible and they will not accept his compromise offer while the democratic leaders insists that that is no compromise whatsoever as to be heard there the listening action against the so-called dreamers is something that president trump had already taken away and which has been overwritten only this week by the supreme court so certainly there is no apparent compromise inside whatsoever the only possible way for any movement forward is in the senate the house has passed a number of funding bills back they cannot get passed in the senate it's time that americans many americans would insist that the senate itself breaks away from this part is that decision and does what is best for the country as
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a whole and that is votes on one of the measures to open government and not be held hostage by a president insisting on the wall right mike hanna thanks very much indeed mark another in washington or ten thousand children are being represented in the lawsuit targeting the trumpet ministration the southern poverty law center filed the claim in defense of children separated from their families on the policy introduced in april they say the children were held in more than one hundred tension centers away from their parents for a lawsuit claims the separation was a deliberate way to deter families from immigrating. mexico's president has responded to last week's deadly pipeline boston and see a raft of social reforms to improve the living conditions of people prone to stealing fuel ninety three people were killed when a fire broke out attempted to collect fuel from the legally tapped pipeline. north of mexico city now a republican reports now from
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a home by in central mexico president lopez over those visits by mexico was very well received several thousand people came to see him speech of course he spoke in the wake of that large explosion that took place just last week that left more than ninety people dead now the president spoke about the need for creating jobs creating opportunities and investing in education to lessen the dependency that many communities have on still until now to give you some context of where we are we're near a pipeline that's become very popular among the oil oil thieves so popular that military personnel are keeping a constant presence here to make sure that people don't come out here to tap more more fuel pipelines and that's part of the problem if you will is transported from one end of the country to another via fuel pipelines that are easily tout they're very susceptible to oil thieves how susceptible in two thousand and eighteen the government reported more than fourteen thousand illicit taps on fuel pipelines and
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again this is not a new problem but this is a problem that the new mexican president is being forced to tackle is being forced to find a solution to on december first of last year the president announced the deployment of somewhere around thirty two thousand military personnel to guard sections of pipeline and guard refineries that are considered as being vulnerable to thieves the actual the issue of fuel theft as it's believed to have been contributing to as much as seven point four billion dollars in revenue losses over the last three years so this is quite a big problem and it is at the moment quite a hot topic. police have suspended the search for a light aircraft carrier english premier league footballer amelia on the plane disappeared over the english channel as it made its way to wales for the twenty eight year old arjun time to make his cart of city debut the well it is more argentinian footballer. was heading from france to a new life as a premier league star but his journey and his life appear to have ended tragically
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when flying over the english channel the twenty eight year old was one of the passengers on a light aircraft travelling for nonce in western france so the welsh capital cardiff and our off the take off on monday evening at seven fifteen pm and a lot 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 boats was abandoned at two am and it 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
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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. strange he met us and we walked him around the grounds and. he was absolutely ready to give it a go and. we knew. we knew him then and. we really feel sad to hear of this news just three months off the les to own a virtue 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 you know so the terrible news we wait we took in from donna was born in santa fe in argentina his father said he's distraught his mother said the entire town is in
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shock people in nonviolence come together for a vigil for a player who spent three happy years with them. but more football news ahead aaron al-jazeera including calcutta has completed the amidst oh for the quarter finals of the asian cup sauna we'll have the details in sport. and in other news a taliban attack on afghanistan's intelligence community raises questions over talks with the united states. and the race is on the find out to use in the running for this year is because i mean. hello there we've got another storm system that's marching its way across north america look at the satellite picture we can see the cloud hero edging its way
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eastwards is that system begins to pull itself together in the north we'll see a fair amount of snow from it in the south a fair amount of rain and actually ahead of it it's going to be dragging winds up from the south so it will feel a little bit more of the than it has been recently behind it though it's going to be cold at once more as the air digs down from canada so the top temperature in winnipeg will be shooting down minus twenty one will just be on much of a temperature that system still with us along that far eastern coast as we head through thursday but for the other coast along the west it should be falling enjoy fifteen there in san francisco now some of that wet weather across the u.s. also works its way a bit further south with so it's edging its way towards the yucatan peninsula for the day some rather heavy rain here ahead of it largely fine and dry for most of us maybe just the old shower perhaps if your unlucky the wet weather that's been over parts of argentina has eased but instead we're seeing more showers just to the south of rio one of two of the might hit us in rio but south paolo is looking pretty wet not only on wednesday but also on thursday too to the north of all of
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that plenty of showers across the amazonian basin as you'd expect at this time of year some of them pushing a little bit further towards the west now through parts of peru as well for this day. i didn't know that corruption has reached our love all right never ever before in our country. rank outsider. to president of the united states. the power was in the daytime we will honor the american people with the truth and nothing else discovered. for winning the white house unfair game on al jazeera the latest news as it breaks the difference is that in both bottles ossified this that authentic and have it straight to this time those with fifties. with details coverage has already said that he's ready to take over as intel in
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precedents and calls for you elections. from around the world volunteers are doing what they can that's not the point behind the government's decision to criminalize homelessness eight hundred. again you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of the top stories this hour u.s. president nicholas mukhtar sort of venezuelan president as we've heard says he's ordered a revision of diplomatic relations with the united states that's in response to vice president might paint declaring support for opposition leader one who's calling on the venezuelans to protest on wednesday. the wife of
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a ninety government activist arrested in sudan has told al-jazeera she's had no word on her husband's whereabouts sudanese american would one daie would was detained six days ago want to know what is in the united states to help free him. climate change and the digital revolution are among the major issues being discussed on day one of the world economic forum but leaders from china the united states france and the united kingdom and not attending. well media freedom is also being discussed at the forum including the killing of saudi janice jamal khashoggi who wrote for the washington post the newspaper's executive editor amati baron says not enough international pressure has been placed on riyadh over them. we're disappointed with what the saudi government did first of all this was. a walk into a diplomatic mission to obtain documents for his. imminent and marriage and he was brutally murdered murdered he was dismembered his body still hasn't been found the
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saudi government said from the beginning that he walked out freely that they did nothing and we learned later that in fact he was he was murdered and and today we feel that there hasn't been full accountability for that for that murder and we don't feel that the u.s. government has brought enough pressure on the saudis we don't feel that other governments of brought enough pressure on the saudis because of this and i think that you know we have to take a look at well why was he murdered he was murdered for expressing an opinion and opinion that at times was contrary to the official opinion of the of the saudi government and we also have to look at well how do we know what actually happened there because the saudi government arisia conditionally didn't lied about what had what occurred there and the reason that we know about that is because of a free press a press that investigated this that which which was persistent that tried to on earth the facts and did on earth the facts and then ultimately the saudi government
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needed to acknowledge that in fact a team of individuals went from saudi arabia to turkey to istanbul with the express purpose of murdering murdering him and that's why we need a free press is to is to dig deeply and to hold people accountable and so with the satisfied along the way obviously dissatisfied with the brutal murder and horrified by beautiful brutal murder of one of our colleagues dissatisfied that the world. does not bring enough pressure on a government that engages the those kinds of activities. talks between the taliban and u.s. special. envoy zalmay khalilzad will continue into a third day in cuts have been happening is details emerge about one of the worst attacks against the n.d.s. which is afghans intelligence service in the seventeen year war the taliban attack the training base in might and sharyn wardak province on monday india says thirty
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six people died and fifty eight were wounded in the attack. as more. it's one of the worst attacks by the taliban says the 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 in this and. 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 week out. 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
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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 had today in my down shot was a tit for tat forward the united states in the african government is doing to the taliban so the taliban are i think they're coming out of that hibernation period they're trying to carry on the same policy where do going to inflict damage to the african 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
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here the talks underway to find and to the war in afghanistan and establish a unity government the u.s. envoy recently told the region seeking help from allies including pakistan and in many ways the role of pakistan is key the u.s. a negotiator ambassador zalmay holland's 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 beast. talks will only start when foreign troops leave afghanistan. as iraq. has given permission to the un special rapporteur on human rights a minimal to visit to an island where hinge refugees will soon be relocated young
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he levy will visit brushing char island in bangladesh and says that the uninhabited area will be home to more than one hundred thousand range of refugees who fled we have more rights groups have criticized the move saying they are in this prone to flooding and it will be similar to a prison a car bombing has killed at least one person and injured fourteen others in the syrian city of latakia authorities found a second device at the scene and defused just before it was due to blow up the attack comes only a few days after another explosion hit damascus apparently targeting security officials so hard it has more from beirut in neighboring lebanon. two bomb attacks in the past three days the bombings in government controlled territories tuesday's bombing in sunday's bombing in damascus south of the syrian capital that attack was believed to have been a targeted assassination a security personality it is still not clear whether or not he was injured or
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killed it is very hard to get information out of government controlled territories but the bombings to really an indication that the situation is still not stable but the question is how is this happening after the government managed to push the opposition push away from areas under their control last year they've they managed to regain a lot of territory pushing the rebels up to the north so how can the opposition operate behind rebel lines so it calls really into question the ability of the government to maintain security in sixty percent of the territories it controls but if you watch the area and state television analysts immediately predicted that this there's a new phase in the conflict they're talking about the possibility of more bombings and and that the situation is going to destabilize further now many in the opposition will say this is the government's way of keeping people on their side to scare them and to tell them that your best option is to continue to support us because public discontent discontent really is growing inside government controlled
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territories because the government has been unable to provide them with fuel prices are rising and there are no jobs so it's a really a very very difficult situation for the government and yes they control sixty percent of the country but they still do not have the legitimacy from the outside world and clearly from these attacks not all is well. an attack by heathy rebels in the yemeni city of ties has killed one woman and injured at least fourteen others security sources say the rebels launched the mulcher attack on the neighborhood. there's been a memorial service in kenya for six people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel twenty one people died when al-shabaab fighters stormed the decide who tell in nairobi police have released pictures of suspects to still looking for five people arrested earlier on suspicion of assisting the attackers have a political. talks between russia and japan to resolve a world war two territorial disputes have ended without any progress since i've am
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glad to be preachin met in moscow on tuesday to finalize a peace treaty disputes revolves around sovereignty over four of the coral islands north of japan which the soviet union occupied at the end of the war russia retains control of them today japan does not recognize moscow's sovereignty over the islands france and germany have signed a treaty reaffirming commitment to the e.u. and nato french president mental micro and the german chancellor angela merkel one of the dangers of nationalism they backed the emergence of a european army and promised to deep economic deep and economic times. the nominations are out for this year's oscars one film for a top prize at the academy awards could test whether hollywood is ready to accept film streaming services it is on that has all the details. the impact of netflix on the film industry has been debated for years but two thousand and nineteen could be
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a watershed moment for the online streaming giant as it receives its first ever best picture oscar nomination for roma. the story of director alfonzo quiet on his childhood in mexico city which is also earned him a nomination for best director but perhaps most remarkably among its ten nominations is won for best actress for its star. a first time actress of indigenous descent who intended to become a preschool teacher before being chosen for the lead role. also getting ten nominations including best picture is a british period drama the favorite bringing some mainstream recognition for its i've been guard director your ghost left the most after much critical acclaim for his previous films let me tell you it's star a libya coleman also gets a nod for best actress for those who think hollywood is a hotbed for liberalism are likely to be further persuaded by the eight award
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nomination for vice i believe. we can make this work. the heavily critical biographical comedy drama about the former u.s. vice president dick cheney out of the people that brought after years of being criticized for his lack of diversity at the academy continue to address that this year with the best picture nomination for black klansman why you acting like you got skin in the game gets better and director spike lee who's been a strong critic of the awards in the past is also on the short list for best director if those choices reflect the academy's trend in recent years of focusing on more art house movies this time the blockbusters also featured heavily. by. eight nominations including best actor and best actress for bradley cooper and lady
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gaga. box office smash hit of two thousand and eighteen black panther made history by gaining a first best picture nomination for a superhero movie. and the rock biographical romp bohemian rhapsody about the life of queens freddie mercury is also in the running for the top prize it's positive news for some of the most popular movies of the year and perhaps an attempt to address a rating slump which last year fell to its lowest level for an oscar ceremony ever . had we go to all the. favorites.
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all right it's going straight on to the sport his son thank you very much twenty twenty two world cup host qatar have sealed the final spot in the asian cup quarter finals like they did it with the one nil when the two thousand and seven champions iraq. rally sailed the wind out for the countries with the second hall for free kick qatar now have the tests reached the semifinals for the very first time they'll take on south korea and the last eight now we're going to face korea korea is always there in the top one in the world cup they have top players players playing in europe with a high quality and for as we take the competition game by game we're going to try to. do. the game with the
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right idea as well two time champion south korea got through off to a real test from the harangue a chunk gave the south koreans the needed just before half time but late in the second half the haying got an equaliser from the hum of the domain sent it to extra time south korea surviving though it came to getting the win a final score two one. each we had in this moment we have a lot of problems i cannot say in another way. but and the reasons are only to be too early to be different i'll be different not not told to. deploy is not in the same condition. so this is what the whole the finals look like vietnam will take on full time winners japan time to face the totemist top ranked
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team it won and we've got the hosts again to champion is that you eve australia and of course south korea. went after their normal win over iraq well iraq might be out a but they can now turn their attention to call it science of the twenty twenty two world cup that campaign begins later this year country how their faces major obstacles a lack of funding our cities are making it hard for iraqi stars all of the future to achieve their dreams and reports from but that. the family of eighteen year old mohammad ali sometimes have to turn on the television if they want to know what he's doing behind it known to football fans as meal is already a star player with iraq's national team and shell. mimi's performance is outstanding so far he's the pride of the iraqi national football team iraqi football has constantly had brilliant stars in the past as well as in the present and it will in the future. this is the football school training camps
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like this are hoping to produce the next generation of iraqi stars mimi came here when he was only six years old he said to be so good they didn't even bother giving him a trial. for some of these teenagers the goal is simply to be the next me. and every one of us dreams about honoring iraq by playing football we think of mimi and the others as role models. years of fighting against the u.s. led invasion joining the regime of saddam hussein and the recent battles against eisold destroyed a lot of iraq's public spaces including sports grounds much of the government's money is geared towards large scale rebuilding projects football is low on the list of priorities. training camps like don't have their own pitches teenagers have to travel around the city to wherever the school has been able to rent a space. we have
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a lot of problems we don't have enough places to train and we don't get funding or support from the government the authorities should help us out because it's a matter of national pride these fans have turned. towards me me and the rest of the team take on. there's no question proud of their team successes but some are also saying that iraq has to invest more in football to build on the achievements of players like me. asking the government for more money into iraq it would boost our national pride even more and create more players like me iraqi football deserves more because it brings people together and unites. the ranks next generation of football stars train where and when they can dreaming that one day excited funds could be watching them playing football on t.v. just like maybe rob matheson back down. to
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push for the release of the hand. for him to be sent to australia where he has refugee status since he was arrested in the. the i.f.c. and president shaikh salmond have been completely sean and from out this whole process of shipping not good enough. on here today at the remand center to show faith but the players have come to say how came that the flyers are standing up for him and that we had to come here to bangkok to fight for his rights and we asked. what are you doing what is it that you're going to do for hakimullah right b. how are you going to uphold your human rights policy. even to strike a christian or another has admitted to committing tax fraud bernardo has attended a court hearing in madrid on tuesday he charges are related to his time
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a real madrid rinaldo greed to pay a fine of more than twenty million dollars and received a suspended twenty three month jail sentence he was found to have used companies outside of spain to hide some of his income. has booked his spot in the semifinals of the australian open the wall number two doing so on a day that sold to other players that break new ground. rafael nadal has taken a major step towards winning the australian open for just a second time the spaniard faced a manually forty places below them in the rankings france's tearful and the gulf in class was apparent. the doll seeing off the american in straight sets. he continues his run of not dropping a set so far this year in melbourne up next with the spaniard is a man that's really making a name for himself at this year's tournament stefano sits across followed up his upset over roger federer with another impressive display against roberta back east
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i. i the twenty year old greek dropped just one set as he beat the spaniard to become the youngest player to reach a grand slam semifinal in more than a decade. danielle collins is also breaking new ground. she's already upset world number two. and now she's into the sameas thanks to a three set victory over and the stars of pavel a chunk of a. patrick of it of a would be called in the semifinal opponent. she beat australia's ashley barty in straight sets to get there. the czech is a two time grand slam champion but has never made it to the australian open final she now has the chance to do so so well malik al-jazeera and that's always fought for we'll have more later our sons eliza thanks a lot that's formed from make it for this news i'll be back in
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