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everyone has a voice from twitter and you could be on the street join the global conversation is iraq. more death and devastation in the disputed kashmir region after indian and pakistani troops exchanged fire. and this is al jazeera live from doha and also coming up. hundreds of thousands of take to the streets demanding their president should not run for a fifth. a push for peace in afghanistan as attacks by the taliban continue.
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their. landmark liftoff the fast private mission to send astronauts to space is a success. at least three people have died in cross border shelling between india and pakistan in the disputed kashmir region indian officials say a mother and her two children were killed when pakistani artillery fire has a house in indian administered kashmir pakistan's military says indian fire has killed two civilians along the line of control tensions remain high after islamabad new delhi said they shot down each other's jets on wednesday. well the indian pilots captured by pakistan during those s. strikes has had a medical check up after being released when commander. was welcomed at the border on friday two days after his plane the shutdown and pakistan administered kashmir
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reports from new delhi. at the walk a border crossing in punjab wing commander. on his release from pakistani custody back to india two days after his aircraft was shot down. as if it might have to do it was the last. year of the. you know. this. particularly because the officer of the. bridge would have died aboard. is happy to have gotten back a former colonel in the indian army says at best the decision to hand him over so quickly has been begrudgingly welcomed by india but that doesn't do enough to overcome the lingering mistrust years of mistrust that have been generated by this
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pakistan for men to terrorism and support to the insurgency in kashmir these are the real key issues kashmir terrorism. the celebrations at the border are unlikely to last long as the roots of the kashmir dispute remain deep seated as attempts are made to deescalate tensions between india and pakistan continue to complain they're the ones caught in the middle and those from indeed in mr kashmir accuse the indian government of not doing enough for them not just now but over many years just before the pilots release there was a funeral in indian administered kashmir it was for woman killed by shelling between india and pakistan that began on wednesday across the line of control that divides kashmir people here complain they always suffer when pakistan and. the fight and there's renewed concerns about the indian government's policies in the administered kashmir the new crop of young educated people they have taken to the stones but this is something which is unprecedented that this former kashmiri civil
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servant made news for resigning from his post to protest against the government new delhi's policies policies he says are far more militaristic leaving no room for peaceful negotiation but we have seen the old institutions of dialogue negotiation those being kind of becoming better and relevant and no important and no significant political initiative from delhi has been there for the last few years. the indian government has long complained that pakistan supports groups who promote violence in kashmir whoever is to blame for the under arrest in the disputed region all these indians want to do for now to celebrate the release of their pilot as jamil al jazeera you delhi. well al-jazeera so how raman is live from new delhi so tell us more about the shelling that took place on the border of an ice. yes indeed it's sort of part of a much longer story which includes the recent as you have heard from his report
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confrontation in the air and on the land by both pakistani and indian military forces in the region the force. that lady killed in shelling on the indian side in just mentioned in his report and then late on friday what we heard was a resumption of shelling late in the afternoon in the punch area and it was there that one the family were affected shelling hit their home the father survived the mother and two children didn't we managed to speak to the father this is what he had to say. north are now got them first i don't know about them it was around nine o'clock at night when the heavy shelling started we were sleeping inside our room my kids got scared so i picked them up and ran to the other room i opened the door and as i was about to enter the room the shell landed destroying the house and killed the girl the boy and their mother. this is not
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the the first shelling that's happened in the region but nor is it going to be the last while the focus has been on the release of the indian pilot the on going tips for tat shelling has continued in the kashmir region even of on friday and into saturday fifty miles north of foods where we've been able to show you those pictures is all that early and those civilians have had to be evacuated so severe is the shelling is very close to the line of control it seems that while on the diplomatic and political front people may assume that the tension has eased it hasn't in the region of kashmir the tension continues as does the violence is there a sound around the live press in new delhi thank you so. hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across algeria demanding that the eighty one year old president pulls out of next month's elections and there as he is perfect has been in power
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for twenty years and he's planning to run for a fifth ten protesters say he's unfit for the job reports. they are the biggest demonstrations in algeria in decades this is the country's capital out cheers to cut a similar scenes in several other cities that demanded the country's ailing president up to lizzie's bouteflika withdrawals from the country's forthcoming presidential election. the student led protests have been growing in recent days ever since the eighty one year old leader issued a statement announcing his intention to run for a fifth term algerian journalists have also joined the growing demonstrations calling for greater press freedom and political reform. flicka was elected president in one thousand nine hundred ninety nine. but after suffering a debilitating stroke six years ago he's rarely seen in public and hasn't given a speech in years here he is in twenty seven t.
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too frail to cast his file it without help. demonstrators say he's too weak to leave. it's widely believed the country's really run by a group of military and civilian advisors who failed to find a successor to ensure the continuity of the country's leading party but national liberation front the parties repeatedly said the elections will be free and transparent when he's not on the stand it is not him who really is the. it's the group behind the group in the presidency backed up by the cynical economic burns the leading business. and the army and the security. who are trying to force their own choice to guarantee their continuity in power and that's a lot of areas really object to beautifully kept presided over the end of the bloody algerian civil war in two thousand and two and a return to international affairs following decades of isolation. but demonstrators
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say it's time for algeria's longest serving head of state to retire from politics leave al-jazeera. high level talks between the united states and the taliban are expected to resume within a few hours and doha u.s. envoys. says an earlier round ended with unprecedented progress to end the seventeen year war the taliban is refusing to directly negotiate with the afghan government and it wants foreign forces to withdraw its delegation is led by the co-founder of the group. but in afghanistan the violence continues the taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base which killed at least twenty three afghan soldiers the shore about base in helmand province is shared by afghan and american troops the afghan defense ministry says twenty attackers including eight suicide bombers were killed charlotte dallas has more from kabul. this is attacked again at two o'clock on friday morning and lasted some sixteen
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hours information was incredibly difficult to get out of home and about what exactly was going on afghan military sources were saying yes we are taking casualties but we can't tell you how many your sources were saying we do not have any casualties but like the afghans to speak for themselves but then as the day wore on we started to see that this actually was quite a large attack on those flags eventually the u.s. after saying this isn't a big deal they did say we are supporting afghan troops there on the ground and also through airstrikes not great optics providing us taliban talks on. top u.s. commander general miller has been meeting with the taliban command. in doha shaking hands trying to figure out how to come to some kind of consensus about a withdraw now on the taliban side this attack in helmand was not a coincidence timing wise because they do the support for all negotiations said
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this is what we can do if you do not play ball and. talk with us and and actually get serious about us about pulling out of afghanistan they did this in january on the very first day of talks in doha bin and they take to india space and wardak province complex attack truck bomb and they khost forty afghan military people would be a uninjured another fourteen and taliban as has moved from kabul on how women are trying to make their voices heard in the peace negotiations. afghan woman a refusing to be left behind in political negotiations they say they want to present a unified front as the taliban in the united states hold talks to end seventeen years of who today there are four women behind them a fifteen thousand i think you've got a spoke to the largest national women's jirga council as the taliban met with the u.s. in doha this was a. parallel missing except men were replaced by women home i did everyone came to
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say their perspective it was a proud moment for me among these women we cannot travel to other provinces because of security but this allowed us to be united the national woman's job was the result of a grassroots movement that began in kabul in august and spirit to all of afghanistan's thirty four provinces influential women from each province late the meetings the format included a question and answer session where they discussed women's legal and constitutional rights their role in islam and afghan culture then each province wrote a statement of their demands for peace these declarations lined what they want and will fight for should the u.s. and taliban agree to a deal a scene a sufi is the acting minister of information and culture the government backs the woman's jirga but she denied they were all president danny supporters they were not all government. they were all women who believed
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in who have analyzed their involvement from different social economic political and none political government non-government civil society addresses where they would. see that we have federal there is concern the taliban could roll back hard for women's rights but many women say it's conservative afghan values that they're rallying against and need protection from the provincial meetings were held in secret to protect women from any backlash the woman's jirga highly guarded be set us on that most people are not among the taliban but they are like taliban just as hutu ties we can understand from their words that we are in danger they have the old conservative mentality that it's a threat for us and we feel they may try to kill us president danny is organizing a lawyer jurga in mid march with four thousand people men and women it's a national council to discuss their priorities in future negotiations these women
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will be there to determine that their voices are not forgotten shiela ballasts coble. weather next but still ahead on al-jazeera why i saw may be gone but hundreds of thousands of years still suffering in northern iraq. and warnings that decades of progress in the fight against measles could be on down as the number of cases. that a little area a little on the scale where all the significant rain has been falling in the last two days maybe the next two western job sudden sumatra the islands just off the coast here and southern border you can see from the satellite pictures virtually nothing else for the philippines the old borneo southeast asia the mainland at
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least there's still a full cost of potential showers in bangkok and a massive cloud as far south as singapore but still the area of most likely heavy precipitation big shows if you like on the storms jakarta across the sort of ways and up to was coaching that air is not going to change the next couple of days but i still think we have to favor western jobbers most likely get hit by really big thunderstorms they are showing up elsewhere but not to any extent they're also a fairly rare feature of northern australia there's more club scene of light and that's sundry stuff there's also often a shower and on the queensland coast but still we have fairly high temperatures we broke a record again this was yesterday down in hobart with dean the temperatures dropped back to some degree twenty one hey boss toward admittedly but we're below the forty mark asked for per person self thirty three on sunday rise to six on monday by which time's a little cooler to the east. in
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the course of this week the secretive money working to influence the u.k.'s exit from the european good morning will get to grips with one of southeast asia's target cup economies really pretty soon the five key telecoms are counting the cost over. hello again i'm. reminded of the news this hour at least three people have died in
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cross border shelling between india and pakistan in the disputed kashmir region indian officials say a mother and her two children were killed tensions remain high after new delhi said they shot down each other's jets on wednesday. hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across algeria over president bush's plan to run for a fifth term next month police fired tear gas at some protestors analogy is that the demonstrations were mostly peaceful. high level talks between the u.s. and taliban are expected to resume within a few hours and u.s. envoy zalmay khalilzad says an earlier round ended with an unprecedented progress to end the seventeen year war that the taliban is refusing to directly negotiate with the afghan government. forces in syria say they expect the battle to retake the last held area to be over soon u.s.
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backed syrian democratic forces and launched the final push against eisel in the village of big. use on friday the last remaining group of civilians was about to a set just hours thousands of people have left in recent weeks and they're being taken to a camp near the iraqi border and in iraq the defeat of i saw in the northern town of sin in twenty fifteen has left a power vacuum the area is rife with competing groups all vying for control lack of agreement among them is preventing thousands of people from the minority izzie to community who fled i still from returning home charles stratford reports from the mall. there's a piece of fears eisel either killed his wife or like many young women sold into slavery she disappeared in two thousand and fourteen when along with tens of thousands of other families from iraq's minority easy community they tried to flee the eisel offensive on sin jaw i saw was defeated in sin jar in nov twenty fifth dean now mary his children and sick father are among
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a few use e.d.'s who have returned. with some of their wise advice a ruled over everything they sabotage the lads and killed our relatives and neighbors what i saw was kicked out they left nothing behind we still don't have much left to eat or to drink. it's estimated around seventy percent of sin job was destroyed in the battle against isis but it's not just a delay in reconstruction that's preventing people from returning to their homes. there are various military forces and armed groups in the area but according to commanders little cooperation between. what remains of the town of singe are is in that direction behind the tile and you have a p.k. k. forces in control of that area to my left over those mountains there is the iraqi army and pro iran armed groups known as hotshot a shabby i'm standing on a peshmerga position one of the main reasons why thousands of people cannot go back
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to singe are to try and restart their lives because of the lack of coordination between the various armed forces operating in this area. the us either you in turkey consider the kurdish p k k to be a terrorist organization it's been fighting for an independent kurdish state for more than thirty years. and there's been tension between the iraqi federal government and the semi autonomous kurdish regional government of northern iraq over disputed territories for decades. throughout the hour by the various forces in and outside sin job reaching consensus to better administer the town's political and security situation people are not returning to their homes because there's no long term solution being implemented by the authorities around two hundred thousand years edis have little choice but to live in poli equipped camps in the kurdish
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regional iraq who obama wants this issue ation singe out is critical here the political bickering and security tension among the various forces is overshadowing on the town's future the only solution to move forward is to pull all these forces out and let the people of the town decide their fate these e.d.'s often called iraq's forgotten people of the suffering some of the worst atrocities on the eisel political violence and distrust means they are now also struggling to rebuild their lives stuff at al-jazeera more northern iraq u.s. president donald trump has asked china to lift all tariffs on american agricultural products he says it's because talks between the world's two largest economies to have us a trade war are progressing well trump also pointed out that he didn't impose twenty five percent tariffs on friday as he had originally planned china has
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welcomed the move and while ways chief financial officer will appear in court next week canada allowed an extradition request to proceed mango was arrested at vancouver airport in december at the request of the us government is accuses manning and the chinese tech giant of conspiring to violate sanctions on iran the case triggered a diplomatic route between canada and china beijing says it will be watching the case closely. unicef is warning of a global set in the number of measles cases it says complacency and conflicts are threatening to under decades of work to contain the disease it says in twenty eighteen almost one hundred countries reported a major increase in cases compared to previous is ten countries contributed three quarters of the increase in treating conflict at ukraine and yemen but also wealthy nations like france according to the world health organization one hundred seventy six thousand people died from the virus last year the global health body blamed
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what it called a vaccine hesitancy mike hanna has more from the united nations it's a disease that's more contagious than a bolo influenza that it can be prevented by a simple readily available vaccine. and yet to the number of countries including someone's declared measles free cases of the disease on the rise unicef and its partners are supporting governments urgently to reach millions of children in countries around the globe liza's is a highly contagious viral disease which remains an important cause of death among young children globally despite the availability of safe effective and inexpensive vaccines some health workers contend that the increasing cases of the disease now is a direct consequence of successful back the nation campaigns in the past as a result we relaxed and the general population began thinking that the vaccination was perhaps not necessary so the uptake in vaccinations dropped which means the
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number of the vaccinated population declined and with that we lost protection. in a number of regions some are posed to vaccinations for personal religious or medical reasons this is the case in oregon in the u.s. described as an anti vaccination hotspot last month health officials declared a public emergency after at least fifty cases of measles were confirmed in january alone and the situation is more critical in war zones like yemen where diseases like measles are made even worse by widespread malnutrition nearly sixteen thousand cases of the disease were reported last year at least two hundred sixty children died yet despite the ongoing conflict there more than eleven million children were vaccinated last month alone the stress the beginning in a new global fight against an old and deadly enemy. mike hanna al-jazeera
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united nations space x. has launched a fly's of its first spaceship designed to carry astronauts. it's certain that. the unmanned test flight is a milestone for the company owned by billionaire musk nasa has asked space x. and boeing to come up with technology to allow it to resume manned space missions it suspended service and twenty eleven due to rising costs. well britain's looming exit from the e.u. is worrying the u.k. science community he says it's scaring off students and academics who can only come to study and teach and i would reports from the university city of cambridge which voted overwhelmingly to stay in the union. this is a team effort to because it's it works well with two people mattie islam these originally from germany is teaching the next generation of the scientifically he's lived in the u.k. since nine hundred eighty nine and what cambridge university for more than twenty
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years the prospect of bricks it has left him feeling depressed about what the future may hold but the scientific community and society as a whole important people have left other people who normally would have come to take up jobs here are not coming students are worried some students are worried about coming we get increasingly questions about what you know what does it mean for us. yeah you know this the greatness of british science comes from english as an international language and therefore inviting in people from all over the interface of different ways of thinking come together that's where your creative seventy three percent of people in cambridge devoted to remain in the e.u. in twenty sixteen many people from all over the world is affluent and has one of the fastest growing local economies in the u.k. this part of cambridge the highest percentage of remain voters in the u.k.
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that's in part down to the largest student population really poor many thought i think inside the. cambridge of course is steeped in history but it's developed a multi-billion dollar science and technology sector it's a springboard stock for designing life saving medical equipment the sold globally but the company has a large customer base in europe keeping trade as open as possible in the post breaks it world is vital to the sector value apparent customers by contrast because we're the best what we do and we can solve problems really quickly and effectively if that becomes slightly. less good. more hassle. a lot of choices many here in this remain stronghold hope the brits that can still somehow be avoided with just a month to go though they know that time is running out and the heywood al-jazeera
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in cambridge. wes appears at the x. a must compound back in control of a missing hole that's been closed for sixteen years by an israeli court order days of tension over who controls the area led to the arrest the release of the cleric who helps administer the compound that it's mixed reports from occupied east jerusalem. was five this was a rare success for muslim worshippers who'd faced down israeli police over access to a hole in the x. a compound the most a gate was sealed by the police sixteen years ago because a court had banned a hamas affiliated group that met here the group was long ago despondent says alexis custodians but the police have consistently refused to unlock the chains so the worshippers did but at the mercy gates is an integra part of a and we sacrifice everything we have including ourselves including our children to the mosque the patrol still walk says locking the gate is another example of israel
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trying to assert itself inside the axa compound at the roots of this discrete he's who controls the holy sites beyond that gates now israel flame sovereignty over all of east jerusalem but includes here in the old city on the alex a compound but in nineteen sixty seven jordan and israel agree that the jordanian money islamic trust would look after affairs inside the compound while israel would manage security outside. groups of jewish ultranationalists escorted by police regularly visit the site and in increasing numbers to them this is the temple mount non muslims are allowed to visit but not pray the ultranationalists want rule changed. and earlier this week the israeli agriculture minister paid one of his regular visits to the mercy gate. told israeli radio he'd like a synagogue built here palestinians see all this as provocative but some never
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every muslim has the right to intervene pray in the midst of gates who for many years the occupations unjust measures have stopped us praying here thank god today we prayed and held the friday prayers in it. untouched for sixteen years the mercy gate hole now needs extensive renovation but also need approval from the israeli police were inspected the site this week only they can grant permission for building materials to be allowed in bernard smith al jazeera in occupied east jerusalem. hello i'm. with the headlines on al-jazeera at least three people have died in cross border selling between india and pakistan in the disputed kashmir region indian officials say a mother and her two children were killed when pakistani artillery fire has a house in indian administered kashmir near the line of control tensions remain
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high after a new delhi said they shot down each other's jets on wednesday so hell raman has more from new delhi the tension is than it has been for several weeks now and certainly overnight on friday what we've been able to ascertain is that shelling in the area again hit villages and one house in particular where a mother and her two young children were killed instantly and the father is critically ill and he's in hospital in a round about fifty kilometers further north of pooches a small area of who is very close to the line of control and there the shelling was so heavy that people have been evacuated. hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across algeria over president. has planned to run for a fifth term next month police fired tear gas at some protestors analogy is for the
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demonstrations were mostly peaceful. high level talks between the u.s. and the taliban are expected to resume within a few hours in doha u.s. envoy zalmay khalilzad says an earlier round ended with unprecedented progress to end the seventeen year war but the taliban is refusing to directly negotiate with the afghan government and it wants foreign forces to withdraw its delegation is led by the co-founder of the group on the broader kurdish forces in syria say they expect the battle to retake last held area to be over soon u.s. backed syrian democratic forces launched the final push against eisel in the village of booze on friday the last remaining group of civilians was evacuated just hours earlier thousands of people have left in recent weeks those are the headlines they'll be more news here after counting the cost to stay with us. we understand the differences and the similarities of cultures across the world
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