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and the challenge of happens in search of putin's russia. this is al-jazeera. and they're on the clock because his new life into coming up in the next sixty minutes. the challenging but they're out but venezuela's president remains the fines against pressure from protesters and the united states. i'm always concerned about his safety a call for help we hear from the wife of a sudanese antigovernment protests that he's been missing for nearly a week. damage to. a warning
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on climate change she had a meeting with leaders from some of the world's worst polluters. and the foreign language maybe that could just break new ground because race that's not so black and white. so threats between venezuela and the united states are going to another level just hours before a planned protest president nicolas maduro says that he's ordered a quote revision of diplomatic relations with the united states that's in response to u.s. vice president might pence cleri support for demonstrators and opposition leaders so let us as this report. energized protest isn't caracas rally the a movement hoping to push the president from power. out with the usurper as. rest
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happened last year our armed forces the country soldiers many of them began to demonstrate their own happiness and today there are over four hundred officers in jail who have been tortured simply for raising their voices against the regime has broken the constitutional order. venezuela's opposition has momentum over the weekend twenty seven soldiers rebelled against the government they were later to tank by security forces. and on monday they moved through crosses streets with pots and pans a statement that reverberated all the way to the white house 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 unwavering support of the united states is 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
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a free and fair election and he's maintained his grip of power by imprisoning anyone who dares to oppose him while protesters and the opposition have a powerful enough vocal ally the juror countered with a t.v. interests of his own he warned vandals who attempt to cultural seem to named off the role of sarah the late socialist politician the little member of that you're going to capture them all they all went to prison and that's mum penalty for the fascists hard hand to hand of steel the jurors vice president then took direct aim at the us. 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. on wednesday the race or it will be challenged on the streets it's the end of the story of the full of venezuela's military government in one
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nine hundred fifty yanks the opposition mocks it with nationwide marches but they say this year it's maturer who needs to go. ballasts al-jazeera while we can speak now turn turn him over who's a latin america analyst joins us on skype from miami mr mora welcome to the program pressure appears to be mounting and we have this protest planned for later today wednesday where is this heading do you think. tomorrow maybe the biggest demonstrations yet nic it really seems like we may be seeing a perfect storm in venezuela here with this many rebellion there was yesterday among the military of which there has been very little so far and the protests that followed were centered in the western side of gattaca which is the poorest sorry side of the city that part of the city did not immediately join on mass in the big demonstrations there were in twenty seventeen if they had maybe nigger nigger also a little might not be in that position where he is today the government certainly
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fears any kind of a military uprising but it also fears a total loss of support of the people from the poorer sections go out onto the streets this could be a very significant problem for my douro and by all estimations that i'm hearing tomorrow may be the largest protest the country has a receipt ok was plenty to talk about on that front you mentioned the minute change what she'll send we seeing if it the tending to changes. nick it's a tough situation in the military there because the moderate government has co-opted the generals there are an incredible number of generals and they've been given responsibility for everything from the oil industry to the distribution of food so the higher level officers have a very strong incentive to continue in power and to be distasteful keep the government where it is the problem is that the economy is so disastrous that the rank and file members are suffering and they're definitely seeing their extended
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families who do not have any military benefits suffering a people are going hungry some of your rank and file officer in that as well a military and you're seeing your cousins and your aunts and your grandparents suffering it becomes a much more serious issue so i think the pressures inside the military are growing the problem again is that the generals have a self-interest in sustaining this government and there's also cuban intelligence is very heavily involved in venezuela and so far any kind of. noises made by any generals or colonels they have been frequently put behind bars very quickly if there are protests on a very big scale on wednesday and the question in the fair is just how the authorities deal with them. that is one of the great fears the national guard the group of national guardsmen who were the ones who rebelled yesterday were i guess on monday your time they were yesterday your time. so it's not clear whether the
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national guard will be available to repress people but there is also the the police and what's worse groups called decoding the rules these are i thought was that are armed by them with their own government and the government and the studs really have the monopoly on power or have a monopoly on on weapons on force so if they do go out and repress these protests violently i really fear for what could happen to them as well to tell you more a great hit perspective preached very much thank you nic thank you the wife of an anti-government activists arrested in sudan has told out zero she's had no wood on her husband's whereabouts so in these american the road when the wood was detained by security agent six days ago in the capital khartoum his wife nancy says he was preparing to take part in a demonstration the next day to us and students have been protesting since last month calling for the resignation of the president bashir demonstrations began after the government raised the price of bread well nancy that would says her
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husband is a peaceful activist and she's in the united states to help free and i do hope that they will put pressure on the sudanese government to be able to assist in his early definitely counting on them with any leverage we have with the sudanese 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
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a dictator that has been exploiting and oppressing the people for for many years well the president general bashir has saying today to hold to meet cultism is it is bush's first overseas trip since protests begun last month even more good his latest notion or to. what happened is of students from the university of what to me are 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 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
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now the government is this hearing 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 there were a state 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 asad needs american 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 and desperate need of medical attention brazil's new president is laid out the welcome mat for big business and major investors at the world economic forum and doubles climate change on the digital revolution or among the issues but the focus is also been on some leaders who are not work journal reports nor from those . 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.
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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 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 global this is
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perfectly willing to flirt with the 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 for my generation and what's what can we build on that you have started we have to recognize that every breath there 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
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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. or that warning from david attenborough in janet's reports by others have been adding their voice to the climate change message in davos we have to change we are putting one hundred ten million times 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
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a vast limitless expanse it is actually a very fair and 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 you know and it's as simple as. well as a ramon as the former head of international climate with friends of the earth and he says global warming is a big threat to the world economy economy the world economic forum's or no report just before the divorce began said exactly that that this climate change was with the number one threat to the global economy but prior to that we've got to remember that clients climate scientists have been ringing the alarm bells at just one degree warming the world are seeing killer droughts floods famines it's devastated the lives and livelihoods of millions of people around the world and so climate
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change is not something that's going to happen in the future is actually happening now and the start warning that they're given is that the decisions we make in this next decade will determine if we breach the critical guardrail of one point to five degree moment which will trigger the changes in humanity itself that will lead to species extinction forced 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 a least three to seven degrees warming it's madness. but the most allowed on the news hour including. this show. to tell this is. the fear of speaking out now and zimbabwe's president vows to investigate accusations of assault and torture. but worries about internal engine tinian footballer who is about to join an english premier league club. rafael nadal is into the semifinals of the strain i showed how he got there in sport.
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and organization fighting human trafficking has discovered tens of thousands of missing nigerian girls in southern mali the national agency for the prohibition of trafficking in persons says the girls are being used to sex slaves by minus twenty thousand may have been taken many from rural areas and are being kept in appalling conditions in some cases as many as one hundred fifty girls a class a crammed into just one hot the agency believes they could be others in neighboring countries as well plans to go to ghana in senegal next nigerian forces along with the money and government and the international organization for migration working together to rescue and rehabilitate the girls. this girls where exploited by virtue of their born your ability from me through all communities in various parts of nigeria six different states to be precise and tricked into going
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into mali giving 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 school uniforms on their way to school or back from school to a snatched by the kidnappers or the traffickers. zimbabwe's president is trying to investigate accusations of assault and torture by his security forces emmerson men and is calling for a national inquiry following the violence during protests against steeping cry to increase in fuel prices but rights groups fear 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 damascus. is.
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the best thing for to. do it in civilian clothes. 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 we did very well trained police force in the country julius shorter says the 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 lost. your life he's being saved.
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it is being wasted. he's listening to. government. it's a new dispensation dispensation we're going to do lip licking whatever people amused was. running the dustbin. we're 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 fools we voted 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 speaking out against
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a government that could come after them had mythos al-jazeera had. the u.s. senate is likely to vote this week on bills that if pulse could end the month long partial government shutdown it is the longest in u.s. history with hundreds of thousands of workers going without a paycheck the political deadlock began over funding for the president's proposed ball along the border with mexico mike hanna has more now from washington d.c. the clerk will read a communication to the senate in this largely partisan battle the faint flicker of a compromise senate leaders agreed to put two competing bills to the vote on thursday on saturday president trop rolled out a bold comprehensive offer one drawn up by republicans mere is a suggestion made by president trump this weekend the plan includes five point seven billion dollars providing funding for the beria along with temporary protection for those in the deferred action for childhood arrivals program.
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and a three extension of temporary protected status a proposal at present trump that will consider here in the senate is the only proposal the only one currently before us that can be signed by the president and immediately reopen the government. but the proposal has been rejected by the democratic party leadership the president and his team have tried to spin this proposal as a reasonable compromise with concessions to democrats that defies credulity the second bill is similar to those passed by the democrat controlled house. which provides short term funding for the department's now shut down but excludes any provision for the wall this would require the backing up at least thirteen republican senators to meet the sixty vote threshold ny the bill is likely to pass the senate despite another plea by the leader of the house open government open the government let's talk cannot have the president and the time he has an
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objection to say i'll shut down the government until you come to my way of thinking and as the shutdown drags on a public plea by the f.b.i. agents association the f.b.i. needs to be fully funded so that we can do our jobs stop the terrorist attacks prevent criminal activity arrest bad guys that's what we do. we need to do that to keep this country safe we want their paychecks are due at the end of the week but yet again all indications are that more than eight hundred thousand government employees once again not receive them mike hanna al-jazeera washington well ten thousand children are being represented in a class action lawsuit targeting the trumpet ministration the southern poverty law center filed the claim in defense of children separated from their families under
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policy introduced in april they say the children were held in more than one hundred detention centers away from their parents the lawsuit claims the separation was a deliberate way to deter families from migrating castro has more now from washington d.c. . the lawsuit points to this secret draft memo written by government officials more than a year ago but only leaked to the public last week as the so-called smoking gun the memos titled policy options to respond to border surge of illegal immigrants well this was written at a time when illegal border crossings were actually at a historic low and they remain so to this day and it appears to lay out the trouble ministrations discussions at the time of how to specifically target family units for apprehension and appears to expose the claim of senior administration officials and of donald trump the president himself who seemed to insinuate that the family
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separations were in under ten unintended or at least unavoidable consequence of prosecution of adults rather this memo says that the plan was to prosecute the parents and to separate the children it goes on to say the increase in prosecutions would be reported by the media and it would have substantial deterrent effect the memo also lays out an option to deny children who are detained the legal right to asylum hearings and it puts in black and white the consideration of using children who are detained essentially as bait to catch their family members who are already in the country illegally we've heard anecdotes of that happening across the country but here it spells out that that had been the attend the intention because when children are in this government detention centers and the call goes out for sponsors or family members to take custody of them then those family members who
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may be here undocumented are referred to ice for deportation. mexico's president has responded to a deadly pipeline blast by announcing a series of missions to improve living conditions for the pool on friday have fibro counters people trying to commit fuel from an illegally taps pipeline. north of mexico ninety six people were killed when will repel imports from a come 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 and feel that 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
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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 tap 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 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 that has been it's believed to have been contributed 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
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a hot topic. police have suspended the search for a lighter aircraft carrying top argentinian football i mean the on the plane disappeared over the english channel on its way to wales where the twenty eight year old was to make his premier league debut for cardiff the wellings with war argentinian football. was heading from france to a new life as a premier league star but his journey and his life appear to have ended tragically when flying over the english channel the twenty eight year old was one of the 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 and 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 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
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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 of sea 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 in very. very 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
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we really feel sad to hear of this news just three months off the lester own of bitch i should have been a proper died in a helicopter crash the premier league is digesting another aviation tragedy so sad so. have to confirm hopefully hopefully do so as the terrible news we will wait when we took him from donna was born in santa fe in argentina his father said he's distraught his mother said the entire town is in shock people in non-final to come together for a vigil for a player who spent three happy years with them. al jazeera. more football news coming up ahead here not here including calcutta have completed the list of quarter finals of the asian cup sun i will have the details in support . of unused need to of course the taliban attack on afghanistan's intelligence community raises questions about talks with the united states. and
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a best picture nomination for british period drama the favorites will tell you about the other movies in the running for the top. from the clear blue sky of the doha moon. to the fresh autumn breeze in the city. the weather is all quite quiet for the southeastern parts of china at the moment looks like it should be fine and dry first again for wednesday and thursday am for shanghai it should be fairly small the temperatures are around thirteen degrees and they should be nearer seven or eight at this time of year for the south should be all goes well for us in hong kong with all macs and overing at around twenty one a bit further towards the south and we've been watching a system that's been disintegrating over the philippines that's given us a lot of heavy rain you can still see some cloud on the satellite picture and this region may well catch one of two rather shop showers again as we head through
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wednesday or thursday the charts they were showing some heavier downpours towards the south over positive all the and into bollywood things of darker blue is indicating some heavier rain and some more prolonged outbreaks of rain as well those are going to stick around as we head through thursday to be well towards the west and that singapore in k.l. there's about a chance of some long dry spells during the day if we head over towards parts of india and pakistan you can see the cloud with that with us that's given a some very heavy rain and some flooding and also a lot of heavy snow as well that system is only slowly edging its way eastward so we'll see more of it affecting parts of nepal as we head through the day on wednesday heavy snow still to be seen out of this and only eventually on thursday will things begin to dry up here and then things will be a lot brighter. there with sponsored by qatar airways. i mean every new cycle brings a series of breaking stories and then of course there's damage from. the ice to the well it's generally that's right out of a hamas group that calls for the in aisle asian of israel that is not what that
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but again you're watching out there a reminder of our top stories to venezuela's president nicolas maduro says he's ordered a revision of diplomatic relations with the united states that's a response to vice president mike pence declaring support for opposition leader. whose call in venezuela is to join an anti government protest on wednesday. the wife of an anti-government activists arrested in sudan has told dr she's had no word on her husband's whereabouts sudanese american red one wood was detained six days ago nancy don't do surgery 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 in davos but leaders from china the united states france and britain are not attending well the media of freedom has also been discussed at
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the forum including the killing of the saudi journalist american soldier he wrote for the washington post newspapers executive editor that's marty baron says not enough international pressure has been put on riyadh for the murder. we're disappointed with what the saudi government did first of all this was. walk into a diplomatic mission to obtain documents for is. imminent and marriage and he was brutally murdered murdered he was dismembered his body still hasn't been found the 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 so 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 the brought in of pressure on the saudis because of this and i think
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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 are richer than mislead the light about what happened 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 one earth the facts and did on earth the facts and then ultimately the saudi government 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 them and that's why we need a free press is to is to dig deeply and to hold people accountable and so we're dissatisfied along the way obviously dissatisfied with the brutal murder and horrified by beautiful brutal murder of one of our colleagues dissatisfied that the
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world. is not bringing 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 qatar they are happening as details emerge about one of the worst attacks against the n.d.s. afghans intelligence service in the seventeen year war the taliban attacked the training base in mind and shot in wardak province on monday the n.d.s. is thirty six people died and fifty eight 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. it was
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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 heard today in my don't shot it was
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a tit for tat forward the united states in the afghan government is doing to the taliban so the taliban are i think they're coming out of that hibernation radio. they are 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 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. negotiator ambassador zalmay holland was just in pakistan for several days before he went to doha and the pakistani prime minister imran khan is visiting doha as
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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 and. iraq. by leadership has given permission to the un special rapporteur on human rights in myanmar to visit an island where were when you're refugees will soon be relocated then you leave you will visit a bastion char island in bangladesh on thursday uninhabited area will be home to more than one hundred thousand ranger refugees who fled me and my rights groups have criticized moves saying the island is prone to flooding it will be similar to a prison where many of their injuries eugene's are living in the could to prolong camp in bangladesh and the name is the. then the duchess facing the enormous challenge of how best to host almost
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a million rohingya rex and jean's cox's bizarre is now home to the largest refugee settlement in the world and the government says people keep streaming over the border from me and mark at a rate of about forty thousand a year this mega can't is congested it sits on an elephant migration route and in less than two years the jungle has been heavily deforested one of the solutions the government has is to move about one hundred thousand rohingya refugees to a remote island it's called pasha in charge it's about a four hour boat ride from the mainland it is uninhabited and it's prone to flooding that is why it's controversial the u.n. special rough for tourists since the crisis began she has been pushing for access keyless island on tuesday she told al-jazeera she is now going to be allowed to take a tour and that will happen on thursday she cousin it promised me last july when i came here she said you can go after the rain so i think she's taking you know she's
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fulfilling a promise because the rain has stopped and it's a dry season and i think she's willing to let me go and show to the world what it really is on this tour of the un special rapporteur says she'll be looking to ensure the government can ensure the safety of the refugees the government says the refugees will have better accommodations on the island and an opportunity to make a living in another development this week the commissioner with the refugee relief and repatriation commission told al-jazeera that the government is quote eager to relaunch the process of repatriation soon now that process was halted in november due to an outcry and a lack of volunteers we spoke to a group of hindu ra hinders who say they're ready to go back home but only on mass . 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 it just before it was due to blow up
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intact comes only a few days after another explosion hit damascus apparently targeting security officials. and syria will top the agenda at a meeting between the presidents of russia and turkey later on wednesday the two sides where the co-sponsors of a deal last year to deescalate the fighting in libya but with the u.s. planning to pull out its troops it's getting complicated or a challenge reports now from moscow. turkey has been sending reinforcements to its border with northern syria recently it's got forces in the last rebel stronghold of province and in aleppo province where turkey is facing off against the u.s. backed kurdish dominated s.d.f. in the northeast and donald trump's decision to pull u.s. troops out of syria means foreign powers involved in the war or reassessing their positions last september turkey and russia struck a deal russia cold offer threatens government assault on it lip and together they created a demilitarized zone with turkey responsible for making rebel groups pull back into
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it lives in tyria but as turkey's president meets vladimir putin in moscow on wednesday the sands are shifting again moscow expects that that vast territory that the controlled with the united's with the help of the united states the syrian government will take over turkey however is hoping that it can have a small buffer on the border with turkey that it might control and kind of prevent the the kurdish on its from and infiltrating that area that is of course changing the status quo for both of them but i think that's the main disagreement as well because russia does not agree with turkey with turkey is a mission to establish a buffer zone on the border for the thousands of refugees shivering in the lives camps it's been a grim winter of cold and floods and away from the cameras other developments could mean further trouble for civilians. formally al qaida linked high up to our hero has almost totally taken over from other rebel groups turkey seem too distracted by
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kurdish problems to do much to stop this and russia perhaps sees it as an opportunity despite it and many other countries calling h.t.s. terrorists the kremlin has long wanted to isolate groups like. from the moderate rebels it would make a final assault on them politically easier but now it's the acid basically done the job themselves and with turkey turning its focus to the kurds need be vulnerable without us supports the fate of the kurds and that's a big lead hangs in the balance again chalons al jazeera moscow and anti-piracy rebels in the yemeni city of taiz has killed one woman and injured at least fourteen others security sources say the rebels launched the mortar attack on the self a neighborhood. there's been a memorial service in kenya for six people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel twenty one died when fighters stormed the building in nairobi police have released pictures of suspects to still looking for five people arrested
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earlier on suspicion of assisting the attackers have appeared in court. toast between russia and japan to resolve world war two territorial disputes have ended without any progress to be pretty much in moscow and choose day to finalize a peace treaty at the discrete revolves around the sovereignty over four of the critical islands north of japan which the soviet union occupied at the end of the war russia retains control of them today. france and germany have signed a treaty reaffirming commitment to the e.u. and nato and the french president to men well micro in the german chancellor angela merkel warned of the dangers of nationalism they backed the emergence of a european army with promise to deepen economic times. the nominations are out for this year's oscars one film up for a top prize at the cademy awards could test whether hollywood is ready to accept film streaming services to release on the has all the details. the impact of netflix on the film industry has been debated for years but two thousand and
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nineteen could be 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 actors 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 ivan garde director your ghost lucky most after much critical acclaim for his previous films. to its star a libya coleman also gets
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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 nomination for vice i believe. we can make this work. how the heavily critical biographical comedy drama about the former us vice president dick cheney out of the people. 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. a star is born received eight nominations including best actor and best actress for
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bradley cooper and lady gaga. the 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 gabriels on how does it. so they had. me at.
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the end. 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 all the two thousand and seven champions iraq. rally sealed the window for the countries with the second hall of free kick. the chest to reach the semifinals for the very first on they'll take on south korea and the last eight now we're going to face korea korea. is always there in the top. in the world cup they have top players
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players playing in europe with a high quality and for as we think the competition game a game we're going to try to do. that they game with the right idea as well two time champion south korea got through after a real test from buffering chung gave the south koreans they needed just before half time but late in the second half the haying got an equaliser from the hunted only hit center to extra time south korea surviving though came just getting the win a final score two one. which we had in this moment we have a lot of problems i cannot say in another way. but and the reasons are a little bit to a little bit different i will be different not not told to. deploy is not in the same conditions. so this is what they call the finals look like
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vietnam will take on full time winners japan time to face the totemist top ranked team it won we've got the hosts again the champion is this australia and of course south korea. when 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 the country how the faces major obstacles a lack of funding a city is making it hard for iraqi stars 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. mimi's performance is outstanding so far he's the pride of the iraqi national football team iraqi football has
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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 like this are hoping to produce that next generation of iraqi stars 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
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travel around the city to wherever the school has been able to rent a space. we have 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 and the rest of the team take on. there's no question that they're 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 premier. 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 unite. the ranks next generation of football stars train where and
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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 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 shake salmond have been completely silent for about this whole process and chip in on good enough. on here today at the remand center to show faith but the players have come to say hi came at the bios are standing up for him and that we are prepared to come here to bangkok to fight for his rights and we ask . what are you doing what is it that you are going to do for hakimullah right be how are you going to uphold your human rights policy. you want to strike
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a christian or another has admitted to committing tax fraud or nadal has attended a court hearing in madrid on tuesday he charges related to his time a real madrid were not agreed 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 a 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 him 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
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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 roberto back east . 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. patrick of it of a would be called in the semifinal opponent. she beat australia's ashley barty in straight sets to get there i 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
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for we'll have more. solid thanks a lot and that is it from a new club this news understands it will be here in just a moment with more attention. sat here has never been a real easy sell for investment how much are the reserves after all are they under stage or the state they own those shares your company for the people by the. in september twenty seventh team from the people of the kurdish region of northern iraq voted in favor of independence from baghdad. but joy was short lived as the iraqi government reacted full swing against any idea of separation.
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