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to find other ways to get across the border. as many as twenty thousand people are estimated to be crossing to and from minnesota every single day this river is what separates been a swell from colombia some people tell us they've been traveling for four hours or more in search of food others say what they're seeking is medical attention. this woman was rushed across the river on a stretcher after suffering a miscarriage her mother tells us they didn't know where else to go you know her mouth is purple she's vomiting and vomiting it was no went to treat her if i didn't bring her here she would die. the local economies on both sides of this border rely heavily on commerce and it's clear that people are anxious for it to reopen even though there's no clear sign of when that might be. things are calm here in near the venezuelan border but there are protests that are being called and coordinated for eleven am local time local time on monday so we will be
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standing by to see how that might affect the situation here on the colombia venezuela border all right for the moment manuel. there in kuta thanks michael. now aid workers in brazil say indigenous people fleeing venezuela are among some of the most vulnerable migrants to met one group at a shelter in the city of ball. doing all they can to hold on to their traditions. delicately weaving their traditional handicrafts the work being done by these women is one part practical and one part personal practical since it helps them earn a living personally because they feel it guarantees their survival. but i know that if they were doing all this so that we won't lose our cultures arts and crafts we need to keep doing this so our children will never lose their culture of henny assent to no like the others seated next to her is
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a member of the what an indigenous community that lives in venezuela's orinoco river delta numbering around twenty thousand eight workers here say the what out were among the first people to be affected by the deepening troubles in that as well it. could also be made is a city she has many of them were already living on the streets begging on the streets of venezuela. hundreds of what i now live here at this shelter in the northern brazilian city of both eastern it's run by brazil's army and in geos and supported by the united nations refugee agency. to pass the time younger members play volleyball while tribal chiefs reminisce about their beloved were no coach. tells me the river seems almost to flow through their blood. and that now the river seems to be flowing ever farther away. but. we're afraid because the children are learning that we are in a shelter what we have here is very different from our customs of fishing and
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hunting and our traditional arts and crafts. unlike other migrants the what are trying to get to other parts of brazil they prefer to stay close to venezuela hoping to make it back ensuring at least for now that their lives stay very much in limbo that's one of the reasons things have been set up differently here. at the beginning of the new show response that the additional response was to set that then as we didn't know the south but since they didn't like it they looked at the hamilton outside to sell their. hammocks because it's what they're used to sleeping on not. fernando good you know with the u.n. h.c.r. tells me hundreds of them have been placed in this converted gymnasium to help the white house feel more stable they are now. vulnerable position in the it's clear when we receive them at the border when we check their health conditions it's very
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clear that they have more room than a billet these in they need they have more specific needs. but it's not just the sleeping arrangements that are unique camp administrators also set up a communal kitchen. one of the more interesting things we found in this shelter is that the what hour are provided with food and they prepare their own meals it's another way for them to try to preserve cultural traditions many are afraid are disappearing. food that is about much more than eating. products that are about much more than selling essential threads of a history they'll do anything to keep alive. at the pinto lundy a shelter in brazil plenty more ahead on this news out. this is the deal here no. man no you feel you say well they fit children
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who outrage in california after two policemen escaped indictments after the death of an unarmed black man. diplomacy non drills the u.s. and south korea and launch scale joint exercises to ease the tensions in the korean peninsula. and this fight makes mixed martial arts history the latest from u.s.c. two three five. all are still ahead but first talks in dog between the afghan taliban and the u.s. have ended for the day with no agreement the two sides have been meeting this week in qatar capital aimed at ending the seventeen year war in afghanistan a taliban spokesman says negotiations are in a sensitive phase and both sides must be careful and cautious to use his words
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moving forward dosage a body has been following the talks. they five has wrapped up here talks between the u.s. and the taliban in this hotel right behind me in doha now they have not reached an agreement yet we've spoken to officials from both sides the americans say there it doesn't look like they're going to have any kind of an agreement in the coming days so they're still working on it that's how the ban are adamant that they're only discussing the future of fourteen thousand u.s. troops currently in afghanistan this is the only subject they're discussing with the americans at this point and they want the troops to leave their country within the next few months the americans however are proposing that their troops leave afghanistan in the coming years this is an issue that is being worked on here in doha and both sides are hopeful that they will reach an agreement in the coming days or people are dying in record numbers in afghanistan a u.n. report documented three thousand eight hundred civilian deaths in two thousand and
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eighteen and that includes nearly one thousand children that's the highest number killed since record keeping began in two thousand and nine shala bellus has more from kabul. it's lunchtime when fifty eight year old mohammed hussein arrives to open a shop he sells drinks out of a container in the symmetry it doesn't get busy until the afternoon but it's busier than it's ever been. every day we're witnessing burials here there is no space left on this hill top we are suffering from these attacks. the u.n. says thirty eight hundred civilians including one thousand children were killed in afghanistan last year it's a record for mohammed to those numbers come to life in the hills around him he's lived at the foot of the symmetry watching it expand for over a decade i've heard it is very painful in a nightmare from now when they bring the bodies sometimes twenty thirty even forty
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to be buried. the u.n. says one of the reasons for the record number of civilian deaths is i saw suicide attacks they were particularly deadly last year and they often targeted the shia minority over here and western kabul resulting in a lot of people being brought up here to be symmetry which is quickly filling up. the u.n. report found the biggest killer of civilians was the taliban responsible for thirty seven percent of deaths the taliban rejects the un's finding somebody or struck on our last meeting of tribal elders and former taliban commanders in kabul spoke out against it this week they laid the blame on afghan and international forces. raids and killing innocent people people who reads people get killed in the strikes . last year was the first on record that more than five hundred civilians were killed because of airstrikes mostly by international forces who say they do
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investigation review credible allegations of errors to learn and improve but in the blame game of the afghan war the un hopes they can be some accountability i think it's important that the stark reality of the costs of the conflict is put before the public and therefore does enter the calculations of those who are talking in that. endeavor to bring this conflict to a close it's a complex now and it's eighteenth year with everyone that passes the graves edge closer to the ridge line behind the statistics beneath the snow my children and parents sunni and shia not fighters killed by them just the same ballasts al-jazeera a couple of floods in southern pakistan in afghanistan are killed at least fifty people unusually heavy rain in the last ten days cut off tens of thousands of people relief workers say the death toll could be much higher in kandahar in
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afghanistan the government says it is the worst flooding in seven years. funerals have been held for some of the victims of the recent gun battles in the disputed kashmir region at least seven people were killed on saturday in cross border shelling between india and pakistan both sides said they shot down each other's jets on wednesday. a cautionary leaders are criticizing the indian government's crackdown against separatist groups in the region jamaat e islami are accused of supporting an armed resistance against india hundreds have been arrested and leaders say their work for the region's most vulnerable children will now be affected so here raman reports from new delhi. it's an early start for these students should it go they come to this religious school from some of the poorest families in the region this hot drink and snack is perhaps the only opportunity to eat or the cold with the moly. many live in isolated villages and
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farms so it's a chance to see friends and catch up before classes begin however they may not be able to study here for much longer. the government has banned jamaat e islami that runs this religious school and many more like it in the region it says the group supports armed resistance against india and is a threat to the country's stability. student says it's a disappointing setback to his education. i want to do something in my life that benefits everyone i wasn't very religious and wanted to know how to pray correctly i was embarrassed that i couldn't answer questions about my feet this has changed what importantly the school has taught me social skills are to be polite speak to strangers and my elders with respect. late last month the central government banned jamaat e islami arrested scores of its leaders and sealed off their homes in indian administered kashmir there's been widespread anger in the community many feel muslims are being
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deliberately targeted and accused of being sympathetic to so-called terror organizations it's an accusation people here deny and say the government in new delhi is vilifying them for their faith and beliefs. regional politicians and are challenging new delhi you're going to jail an idea they're not is an ideology it's an idea you can just so you know in a democracy it's a battle of ideas if you try to imprison everyone you can imprison the idea it is going to for the really need the people of kashmir this former head of india's external intelligence agency believes to mark the islamiyah me it has links with armed groups in pakistan a factor that. has been bad news for a long. whether there was a need to ban their dog i mean there's. a government to decide. but some of the bad herds needed to be picked up that should have been ones one time
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ago this hasn't been arrested and speaking exclusively to al-jazeera tells of his concerns because of the if. bannard the whole system will get us treated and it will be a disaster for the needy and people especially the orphans and widows jamaat e islami hindus the original group from which to mark the islam we broke away from the former centers across india like this and they're not bound with tensions running high the concern for the indian government is how to regulate groups that offer an islamic education in indian administered kashmir without alienating an already disillusioned community so whole raman ultra sirrah new delhi. as a bear it is an author and conflict management analyst he says pakistan and india need to put their differences aside to stamp out terrorism in the disputed kashmir
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region. we should not be hostage of the war mongers from the both sides of the border we should not be going into the hands of the people who are going for the atrocities we should call a halt somebody should cry a halt vore is not a small thing and with the stockpile of the buttons that these nations have these the bore to our active nuclear states would that would be horrible to think about war at this point in time just calm down take note of the situation exchange initial level of discussions maybe from the lower level and then we can go up to the high end of the prime minister level i'm very happy with the promise from around congress trying to contact the prime minister of india from mr modi but unfortunately that his call has not been pursued procreated so this is the way to go talk dialogue discussion atrocities is not going to haue been any case all right still ahead on al-jazeera when we come back. i'm sunday i go in where a former monastery is set to become a school for the next generation's far right populist politicians. and then
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say a landmark moment that could allow u.s. astronauts back into space. but since fall baseball's three hundred thirty million dollar man makes his official power will be able to peter. hello there we've got yet more wet weather that's making its way across the middle east at the moment this is a system that's already brought is loss of thunder and lightning over parts of greece and then which is way over the southern parts of turkey and it will be over the southern positivity maybe into the northern parts of syria as we head through the next few days so this area pretty wet at times some of the downpours are likely to be roll the heavy towards the east though the temperatures are rising for us in baghdad we should be up to twenty three degrees on choose day for kabul well here
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it should be fine but our temperatures hovering around ten at the moment i mean further towards the south and it's feeling a bit fresh here in doha particularly in the evening and first thing in the morning and that's thanks to the north westerly wind it's bringing in some very dry air and it's feeling quite cool during the day there with climbing up to around twenty four or twenty five degrees for that's really quite decent too also sounds a lot of there will be getting to around twenty nine in here it's always a bit more humid as we head down towards a southern parts of africa we've got some showers in the eastern parts of our map here just making their way over parts of mozambique but there's also plenty of showers in the north as well stretching from angola all the way across into parts of madagascar and this system is just expected to nudge a bit further towards the northwest as we head through the next couple of days if some of us here it is looking pretty wet from monday and she say. from nine hundred forty six to nine hundred fifty eight the united states detonated
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dozens of atomic bombs in the marshall islands when the us was ready to clean up and leave at least nine hundred seventy s. he picked the pit that had been left by one of the smaller atomic explosions and dumped a lot of cutrone and other radioactive waste into the pit the bottom of the dome permeable soil there was nowhere for her to line it and therefore the seawater is inside the dome when the stone was built there was no factoring in sea level rises caused by climate change now every day when the tide rolls out radioactive isotopes from underneath the rollout with that. we're talking.
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and again you're watching. top stories this hour. algerian president. says if he is reelected he won't serve his full term and will call for elections within a year that's according to the reuters news agency he submitted his candidacy fables election early on sunday but election officials are now questioning the validity of that submission as he didn't do it in person. in opposition leader he's calling for more protests on monday and tuesday he says he plans to return home despite threats of arrest does been on a tour of latin. america to gather support against president nicolas maduro. talks
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between the afghan taliban and the u.s. have ended for the day with no agreement a taliban spokesman says the negotiations are in a sensitive phase and both sides must be in his words careful and cautious moving forward. a kurdish forces in syria say they are expecting what they call a decisive battle as they close in on eyesores last territory the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces launched their final push on the village of back who's on friday the remaining civilians were evacuated just hours earlier thousands of people left in recent weeks the thousands of syrians who fled to neighboring lebanon when the war began are going back home the new minister in charge of lebanon's millions of refugees is an outspoken supporter of syria's government he has vowed to make the return of refugees a priority but human rights groups say those returning face arbitrary detention and torture by the regime then a halt to reports from beirut
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a new group of syrians is returning home thousands have made this journey in recent months but the numbers are still small lebannon hosts over a million refugees from the war in syria authorities say it is time for them to go home now that much of the country is back under the syrian government's control but there are those who accuse bashar al assad's government of reestablishing we're pressing a rule they cite the southern province of data as an example there is a. in security for the population. for former rebels. for. never engaged in military action but who would have a record. people supporting the opposition. being against the government. the opposition and had agreed to a negotiated surrender for an amnesty but some say the so-called reconciliation
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agreements are not being respected instead there have been arbitrary arrests. international organizations including the u.n. say the lack of security guarantees is why many refugees are afraid to go back. into the conflict and we haven't seen any reform being done by the syrian government towards the security situation especially syrian security services that are responsible for crimes against humanity and for arbitrary detention torture and death and custody lebanon's politicians are divided on whether it is safe for syrian refugees to return home but the refugee affairs portfolio is now run by a politician allied to the syrian government the newly appointed minister salih first act in office was to visit damascus it further politicized the issue there are some politicians who criticize. the government policy of intervening in
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that they believe he returned as well as normalize direct contacts with damascus should not happen until an internationally backed political solution is reached in syria. many in lebanon complain about the refugee populations impact on the country's economy and infrastructure those who hold power say they will push ahead with what they call voluntary and safe returns for many syrians that could mean more difficult conditions to discourage them from. beirut all right back now to our top story and the latest developments all math algerian president abdelaziz bouteflika saying that he will call for elections within a year to replace him if he is reelected in the upcoming elections in april we're going to now bring back. becker who is a research fellow at the school for advanced studies in the social sciences in
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paris she is in algeria where she joins us now via skype want to get your reaction to this stand now this might be seen as kind of an olive branch to the protesters out there but is that going to be good enough for them. i don't think so in one of the main demands of the protest where to say we exist we are here do not invincible that it is a belies. as you do so soon sixty two of the independence of the country you have eclipsed any plans for fault for her for us and the question now is that still continuing to do politics has if our journey ends do nothing exist. even if they are thinking about using demands of chance and the advent of child ideology and have you not at your good that they're all tradition the tool to carry on the protests why do i mean by that i mean that maybe doubt they have in mind how well you relate to it to elections has as usual and then do open eyes
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to see the elections all they will try to keep control of the transition process by adding a little bit of color to parties they are having go to the independent us now to there but that won't be enough for the protestant they have made it clear that their target is not a little but the who sees them and this one way to make the real point to call life in existence to chance it is and yeah and this is this best similarities again to two previous to the protests in other countries where leaders there have offered to to step down earlier than they had planned but in those cases it wasn't enough there was. the difference here in our journey of course each country has its own you know it but i believe that now the difference margaret is that all gen had not been pushed through the streets by fear or by the fact that they were only against
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one dictature that's well that's not the point to the streets in order to find to be self confidence again to say to each other we can do it the sooner you weren't prepared to us to be part of one political community we can do it has. people so it's different and then just focusing in and challenge you know g n p n you know two wars one dictator and that's the million friends now who are now good to speak . joining us there from algiers thanks again thank you that's the ban on the former advisor to u.s. president donald trump is helping to set up an academy for all right leaders in italy but annan has praised italy's populist government for its nationalist agenda and he's hoping more countries will follow its example but a sign you're going to go reports from cock all apart though some people are not
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happy that their town will host the next generation of all right leaders for more than eight hundred years the true salty charterhouse monastery in color part of dar has been a place of quiet contemplation these days the last of the remaining monks is retired i did is no longer solely dedicated to the theory of pursuits the new resident has moved in with a more worldly plans in mind benjamin hardwell the founder of the d.d. tarted institute or d.h. i want to transform it into a right wing populist recruiting ground. the first project is the cardinal martino academy for human dignity which will promote catholic social teaching with a special emphasis pro-life pro-family issues the second project is the academy for the judeo christian west which will promote the christian foundations of
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western civilization one of the main backers is all right ideologues steve bannon who played a leading role in president trump's electoral victory and was the author of his nationalist american first dogma his intention here to spread that vision across europe and beyond because then return home use what they learned here for the fight for the judeo christian west once they get back into their home environment the blueprint for this was a talk given by a baton to the d.h.i. at the vatican in twenty fourteen where he preached his conflict ridden worldview but we're in an outright war against just hard is islam islamic fascism within this forum on astri is where the organizers anstey bet and hope to create a new generation of populist nationalist politicians and thinkers the next donald trump or viktor orban if you will but outside of these walls there is little
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appetite for this project. in the town itself there is a sense of discomfort about the plans to salty wars until last year looked after by the state and there are concerns over how the d.h.i. which keeps its funding secret will maintain the monastery. up inside it we cannot even begin to consider allowing steve benen to come to our town and special there just so he can do whatever he likes by launching this academy to attack the european union its result to become the battleground for europe we will defend it but at the. result of project may sound a warning for the very future of the european union and increasingly fragile continent that threat is ever present this will be a front line where the forces of populism oyster the new recruits and create an elite in their own image sunny al-jazeera. up to two hundred thousand people have marched through the italian city of milan against government moves they say
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promote racism and discrimination demonstrators called on politicians to put people first new policies make it easier to deport migrants and take away their citizenship if they commit serious crimes. case that sparked outrage in the u.s. last year has resurfaced involves two police officers who shot and killed an unarmed black man in sacramento california the district attorney there has announced the officers will not face criminal charges policeman said they believe twenty two year old stefan clarke had a gun dozens of people gathered outside the sacramento police department on saturday to protest the decision. to do do you know that's a. no if you don't say well you know you.
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didn't see you in this in full legacy of us this is killing black men without consequence. the u.s. and south korea have agreed to end large scale joint military exercises on the korean peninsula they've been a point of contention with north korea and washington and seoul say it's part of efforts to reduce tension with pyongyang but they will still carry out smaller joint exercises and it comes just days after do nuclearization talks between u.s. president donald trump and kim jong il broke down in vietnam rob mcbride has more from south korea's capital seoul. effectively joint military exercises in south korea have been scaled back since president donald trump announced after the single poor summit last june that he was no fan of these war games as he called them that they were a waste of money but this confirmation that key resolve and foal eagle these spring
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exercises involving tens of thousands of troops of war planes ships and tanks will effectively come to an end is seen as a big concession they'll be replaced by a much smaller less high profile exercises these exercises have always enraged the north koreans who see them as a possible credit to war seems the joint militaries of south korea and the u.s. of now agreed at least in part with that saying that they do indeed lead to a rise in tension that these exercises are being ended as a way of supporting the diplomatic efforts this will be welcomed by president moon j.n. of south korea who is once again standing in as a possible mediator between north korea and the u.s. to get things back on track it will also possibly help his personal initiative to try to help into korean relations go move forward to the next step he has stated in
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the last couple of days that despite the disappointment of the hanoi summit he's still determined to try to resume economic and tourism projects with north korea we still wants to try to go ahead with that although it's difficult to see just how without getting sanctions relief from the united states or rather kelly is a professor of political science and diplomacy and put sand national university he says this decision could face objections from the u.s. congress and japan. i mean it's always a little bit if you're right because congressional authority over foreign policy is sort of not to be well sketched out in the constitution and this sort of a great deal of room for congress for example to cut funding on things it doesn't like i'm in congress were to get involved you could actually see congress pass legislation to force this or something like that i would be pretty surprised generally this falls under sort of the executive branch because it's military stuff but congress could get involved if they really want to i would imagine the japanese
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are a little bit nervous about this you know the japanese like the idea of the americans with in korea and in japan the american presence in japan or in korea is something of a forward buffer you know defense buffer if you will for japan as well i think the japanese are pretty worried that donald trump isn't getting enough of the north koreans have the feeling that in japan there is some relief that hanoi sort of collapsed without any major concessions on the american part but i mean as long as the tests aren't going including missiles flying around your japan you know it's possible the see this is balanced positive and if the north koreans were to go back to that i think we would get exercise immediately in fact i think there probably be a very harsh snap back on this more than just exercises it says i want to come back it's been a frustrating day for a little poll in the race to become. champions. al-jazeera explores prominent figures of the twentieth.


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