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well i guess i'm. algerians are continuing to hold anti-government protests with students boycotting classes on monday they are denouncing as an adult but afaik his decision to run for a fifth term even though he's promised not to sever full term if re-elected next month and leader who has been in power for more than twenty years has rarely been seen in public since he suffered a stroke in two thousand and thirteen move back as long the the biggest demonstrations in algeria in decades continue to spread some shared on social media show protests in multiple towns and cities the the government has reportedly tried to prevent gatherings by shutting down the country's three g. and four g. networks for the student led protests a gathering pace demanding the eighty two year old president up to lizzie's beautifully who's been in power for twenty years withdrawals from next month's election many with the country's constitutional call to intervene. the moment of it
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is time to leave is old and sick isn't conscious about what he's doing is he's on to raj the ruling not his discussion not enough photoshop and we're saying that this regime has to live with fed up that schools and no to the first and no to the system. responding through his campaign manager beautifully made an offer to shorten any term in power where in any of them was some mean one of the how the day that i pledged to organize early elections to be set up by the independent national conference i pledged not to be a candidate in that election but the compromise has failed to convince several presidential candidates have dropped out of the race leaving the election in disarray there are also big demonstrations outside algeria the french capital paris has a large ethnic algerian population people there are demanding who to flicker retires from politics beautifully who 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 is reportedly
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in switzerland for medical checks demonstrators say he's too weak to lead. on saturday he signed his veteran campaign manager seen as a tactic to calm the growing protest movement but there has been anything but calm in recent days over two hundred people have been injured in clashes but many beautifully could is the only leader they've ever known they want reforms to tackle high levels of unemployment that exceeds twenty five percent among those under thirty they want to new algeria. al-jazeera. so i have for you on the program a surprise peacemaking visit to south sudan from two countries who until recently were at war themselves and rescuers search through the wreckage in alabama where a catastrophic tornado has killed twenty three.
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how the story was still with us is posture the british isles in fact the strongest winds during the day on monday with this part of france running through northern france but i think that little tightness in in the great interview like the strength of which is going to run across northern france the low countries northern belgium and even poland for the next twenty four hours leaving us with this sort of situation a cold has always been the new also a bit of snow still lucky even in denmark or more especially finland and bits of sweden south of that is just too warm for stand apart from the mountains of course patchy rain every again in france maybe in austria bitsa germany the temps is where they should be the waltz further south is evident bucharest at seventy degrees you'll notice by wednesday states the same in the west and when the stuff in it really is wet and windy stretches all the way from portugal up through france to the british isles again but the tempest in the teens is looking like a well march is supposed to be reputed to be windy but that is mainland europe it
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doesn't really affect the mediterranean very much is doesn't quiet down here in fact the wind direction or the lack thereof has given to this a forecast a twenty four on tuesday that's being creased the breeze through morocco algeria gets the benefit of warmth as well as up to twenty six on wednesday. france on donald trump jr was promised damaging information about hillary clinton allegation like to see an investigation see the troops did the trunk. with russia did you at any time birch former f.b.i. director james comey in any way shape or form the closer to back down the investigation into michael flynn and also as you well know. next question battlefield washington on al-jazeera.
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welcome back a quick look at the top stories now was meant as well as opposition leader one by doe is returned to the country to a hero's welcome from his supporters in the capital caracas he's been touring latin american nations to get support for his self declared leadership. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house has requested documents from dozens of people close to president on trumped they include members of his own family and aides to his presidential campaign and one hundred fifty isis fighters defending the group's last pocket of territory in syria
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have surrendered to kurdish forces. there among hundreds of people who have left the village of. now the leaders of eritrea and ethiopia on a surprise visit to south sudan where the hoping to breathe new life into the peace agreement between the government and rebels that if european prime minister ahmed and eritrean president isaias off work iraq in juba south sudan's president salva kid who is on a took short his trip to meet them both ethiopia and eritrea have promised to play a key role in helping south sudan return to paste well if europe and eritrea were themselves at war until last year when they signed a peace deal that ended two decades of conflict the neighbors were locked in a dispute over the border town of budmouth which was awarded to eritrea in two thousand and two a ruling ethiopia did not stick set off to that sporadic violence broke out between the countries along the border which was shot tens of thousands of people were killed in the fighting but all that changed in two thousand and eighteen when abyei
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on the became ethiopia's prime minister he accepted the two thousand and two ruling and handed over a ending the war since then diplomatic ties have been restored with and land transport resuming between the two countries and troops withdrawn from the border it will morgan has more from heart to him. the visit of the prime minister ahmed and the eritrean president is i was or where he came as a surprise the president of south sudan salva kiir was touring the states in the country and he had to cut his tour short to go back to the capital juba to receive the prime minister everything appear and the president of eritrea now the foreign ministry of south sudan said that some of the things that will be discussed will be bilateral relations and economic ties between if you're eritrea and south sudan but they also said that the peace deal that was signed in september last year and if you think of it so i disavow will also be discussed now that peace deal as per the e.u. the. intergovernmental authority for development which is a regional bloc and the u.n.
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they say that that peace deal is being slowly implemented that it's behind schedule and let's not forget that by the end of made the turn the transitional period comes to an end the transitional period should be starting with the opposition leader of wrecked my car who is currently in khartoum returning back to south sudan to take up his seat as for his vice president but there is thing the u.n. is saying the e.u. saying and the i get into government authority for development is saying that this peace deal is being slowly implemented that they are behind schedule and they need to be discussing about certain groups that have not signed the peace deal fighting has been continuing in south sudan there have been tens of thousands who have been displaced over the past two weeks over the past two months and the u.n. is saying that people are facing hunger so they are concerned about how that peace deal is being implemented and asked for their foreign affairs of south sudan that will be discussed and to find ways to implement the deal faster so that any further bloodshed and for the displaced in south sudan should be stopped it's not clear if any agreement would be reached and the i get said that they're not going to renegotiate the peace deal to try to bring on board the people who have not signed
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on the people who have not signed the peace deal say they do not recognize the peace deal they don't recognize the government that they will continue to fight so it's not clear what these talks will produce but one thing is for certain is that they will be discussing the peace deal and they will try to find ways to reduce the fighting if not and it. floods in afghanistan and southern pakistan have killed at least fifty people and usually heavy rain over the past ten days also damaged hundreds of homes and left tens of thousands cut off charlotte ellis reports from kabul. the afghan military flying over flooded kandahar province on a mission to rescue one thousand people trapped by floods there's been heavy rain in afghanistan and southern pakistan for more than a week on saturday flash floods swept through towns and villages across the region we didn't just do your part of the river and that is a disaster took place in kandahar as there's no drainage and there is little public awareness which is why so many people were affected most of the affected people
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were already eternally displaced and living on the river banks so they were hit harder than the others the traditional homes constructed from modern clay stood little chance as the flood waters search through rose garden. where i'm a poor man the walls of my house have been damaged my two children were injured i'm asking the government to help me by providing tents it was a freelance scene today and they were distributing emergency aid on the advice of the governor we made a list of three hundred ninety seven families of that two hundred fifty families had their homes fully destroyed the u.n. is sending teams in sitting up shelters to help the displaced i think another issue that we're dealing with is accessibility in some of the more rural areas that were only just getting to people are quite cut off they are quite vulnerable so obviously an event like this has a big impact on. the destruction extends from kandahar through six different provinces to harass and far in the west within five hundred homes have been damaged
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or destroyed as well as schools mosques and bridges in pakistan the southern province of baluchistan has been hardest hit the military rescued hundreds of families stranded by flood waters relief camps have been set up but those at high altitudes dealing with. heavy snow. back in afghanistan most people were hurt as their homes collapsed around them others was swept away in the water in kandahar those who could travel made their way from faraway districts to mow us hospital those who couldn't shoot as half a dozen medical teams tried to reach flooded areas. but we have received in this hospital twelve dead bodies which include six men one woman and five children as well as thirty five injured safe many people remain missing and in such remote areas of afghanistan and pakistan it is going to take some time to assess how many lives and positions have been lost shelob ellice out is there are
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a couple. at least twenty three people have been killed and dozens more are missing after a series of tornadoes hit the american state of alabama rescue crews are searching through the wreckage of homes and businesses destroyed in lee county they describe the damage as catastrophic and expect the death toll to rise dosage of barry has mall this is what is left of lee county in eastern alabama after several tornadoes struck on sunday the u.s. national weather service says the first tornado packed winds of up to two hundred sixty six kilometers an hour carving a path at least a kilometer wide people tried to leave the area before the tornadoes hit i got a car with four of my kids. my wife level two more going to my mother in law as we were just trying to get out of this area right here coming up around the corner as i was making a left right up there around thirty eight and the follow area right here. is very
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much it is going. the scattered debris is hampering rescue efforts in certain areas we've done everything we feel like we can do this evening in the area is just very very hazardous to put anybody into at this point in time debris everywhere it is just as it has mentioned previously this evening just some less damage to structures and residences in the area catastrophic is toward being used by many to describe what's happened here more than ten thousand people are without power across the state of alabama cold weather is forecast for the area after tornadoes with temperatures predicted to drop to near freezing the state governor has warned people there could be more extreme weather to come and there are tornado warning still in place in parts of alabama and the neighboring state of georgia door such a pari al-jazeera. canada's prime minister is said to be very concerned about the
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arrest of a former canadian diplomat and a businessman in china michael coverage and michael's or were both detained days after the arrest in vancouver of a c.f.o. who is now suing counted as governments the rest of canadians are accused of spying and gathering sensitive information to face charges of endangering china's national security the u.s. nuclear agency says iran is still complying with the deal it signed with five while power as in two thousand and fifteen the international atomic energy agency confirmed iran's compliance with the agreement aimed at preventing it from building nuclear weapons u.s. withdrew from the deal last year and we impose sanctions on iran many fronts person russia and china say they are determined to keep the equipment a life. well now israel's prime minister has ordered the military to swiftly demolish the homes of two palestinians killed by israeli forces in the occupied west bank israeli military says the pair was shot dead when they tried to drive
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a car into israeli soldiers in a phoneme a village west of ramallah one soldier and a border policeman were injured but locals say it was merely a car accident israel demolishes the homes of alleged palestinian attack as to deter future incidents in other developments the u.s. consulate in west jerusalem which had been providing consular services to palestinians has now been absorbed by the new u.s. embassy to israel the controversial decision to turn them into a single diplomatic mission was announced in october by u.s. secretary of state might compare the calls that has been in place for nearly one hundred seventy five years and acts as a defacto u.s. embassy for palestinians and the palestinians consider the move a downgrade in diplomatic relations mama char car was a senior fellow at the al-jazeera center for study and gave us an insight into what this move means. it seems to be undiplomatic sense of frumps diplomas where he's basically looking at the entire israeli palestinian conflict
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through the prism of not an ear hole and he is excluded in the count of perspective therefore this is not a conflict resolution this is not diplomacy so now it becomes awkward for policy officials little loan or the report seems to accept the fact that they have to go to the us embassy in jerusalem with the whole symbolic historic. and also psychological connotation that it's like they are pushing them and the administration is pushing for this news to accept studies score this is not diplomacy to me this is more of twisting their arm and if he is side in close with the neo then i think he is losing not only the policy in but also the islamic. communities that are now looking at him. to israel alone a prominent gyptian photojournalist mahmoud abizaid better known as shall khan has
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been released after more than five years in prison he posted this picture on his twitter account with the hash tag asphalt seized by egypt's political prisoners when they are freed shock and was arrested in two thousand and thirteen while taking pictures of anti military process and was later convicted with seven hundred others on charges of taking part in an authorised protest murder and membership of the banned muslim brotherhood group. in journalism we are taught to report the story and not be part of the story and unfortunately what happened with me was i was the story they said and. i am not the first or last journalist to be detained famous journalists were detained and resumed their work when they were released i hope to follow the same path. al jazeera is mahmoud hussein has been in an egyptian prison for more than two years he's been held without charges a trial or conviction it was detained by egyptian authorities on december twentieth twenty sixteen while on holiday on
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a holiday visit egypt has accused him of broadcasting false news to spread calles allegations he and al-jazeera deny live fifteen hundred lives read turtles and tortoises have been discovered stuffed inside luggage at manila airport in the philippines the animals were found inside four suitcases which had been left behind by a passenger on a flight from hong kong customs officials believe the reptiles may have been sold as exotic pets they've now been handed over to wildlife foresees. there's more on everything we're covering right here the address outages there adult come. just a quick look at the top stories this hour venezuela's opposition leader made a triumphant return to the country greeting a huge crowd of supporters in the capital caracas i doze been
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tory in latin america to get support for a self declared leadership after a failed u.s. led attempt to get aid into venezuela duras government is threatening to arrest quite over flouting a travel ban but the u.s. has warned the duo that would bring consequences told supporters that his return is an opportunity to transform the nation. i think we are today in all the streets of venezuela we are now is that yesterday and we are here today we have a lot to work with public workers they will not continue supporting the bureaucracy they will not continue supporting the dictatorship the world must understand as well as venezuela but the game has changed this is an opportunity for transformation you know a nation. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house has sought documents from dozens of people close to the president donald trump the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people and groups including members of trump's family and aides to the trump campaign they are seeking records from
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president trump son's former attorney general jeff sessions the justice department and the f.b.i. . the un's nuclear agency says iran is still complying with the deal it signed with world powers in two thousand and fifteen the international atomic energy agency confirmed iran's compliance with the agreement aimed at preventing it from building nuclear weapons. regional peace and economic ties are at the top of the agenda in south sudan where the leaders of eritrea and ethiopia are making an official visit if europe is prime minister in eritrea as president have promised to play a key role in helping south sudan return to pace and israel's prime minister has ordered the military to swiftly demolish the homes of two palestinians killed by israeli forces in the occupied west bank israeli military says the pair were shot dead when they tried to drive a car into israeli soldiers. you're up to date with the top stories this hour there
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will be more news in about twenty five minutes time i'll see then but coming up next it's the string. and imo it could be here in the string today in afghanistan's peace process where the voices a women will speak to afghan women who want a bigger say in the ghostwriting an end of war in their country online our community is already talking about how afghan women's rights might be affected by
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a peace deal with the taliban share your thoughts with us live via you tube and on twitter. on saturday u.s. officials continue the negotiations with the taliban attempting to end its seventeen year war in afghanistan but women's advocates worry that any eventual peace deal may come at the expense of gains made on women's rights in the country since two thousand and one as a few afghan women have had a seat at the table in the only going to go to voice their concerns online those calling for the protection of afghan women's rights and using the afghan women will not go back there referring to the taliban's rule from one thousand nine hundred six to two thousand and one when women were banned from having jobs going to school and participating in politics joining us to talk about these issues in oslo afghanistan's ambassador to norway she korea x.i. in waterloo canada washing off road she is a member of afghanistan's high peace council and found the women to add peace
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studies organization which works to improve women's inclusion in the security sector and in kabul afghanistan the g.n. the scene executive director with the group would mean for afghan women it's good to have you here ladies now it may be difficult to get your voices heard in politics but definitely not on social media really indeed so i want to start with a member of our community who use the hashtag i mentioned just a little earlier this is. using that hashtag afghan women will not go back she writes women are an entire a part of the entire society and country and they should have equal say at the table in order to share partnership for peace and ensure that their rights are not sidelined ambassadorship is this something that you see is happening already this being an equal say the table. i would love to see it at that unfortunately for the time being there isn't no women around the table to talk to girls shit not only
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about women's rights but it's about afghanistan about human rights about human being we women are more than half of the population in afghanistan and this is our right to know what's going on no one can decide eat any taint on our absence we need to be armed to take less and in many times it's not acceptable for any afghan to just be on the side we don't want to be sidelined we are a reality in the country if they like us or not we are a power we are a member for society and we are contributing exactly same as afghan men why not i don't know why again we should raise that hey guys look we are going at the they shouldn't be done blind they shouldn't be eating that kind of
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domon aided by their all masculine points of view to ignore and neglect women's democracy how peace can be of without it mean participation i'm to sit us a book i'm just curious and the fear in what way are you sidelined do you feel it is the negotiators that internationally go say it is the people who are hosting the ghosts asians who are leaving you out or is it your your fellow country men leaving you out of the peace process. actually so i do feel that women are sidelined because. sugar to john already mentioned one man one hot half or pollution of the country so they should be there or they should talk about not only woman rights but being an afghan citizen as a whole like they have to present afghanistan. to men so i would definitely say
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that for staying. one of or the negotiation. peace process or any other issues. it is organized by any country so one man as a citizen of those countries should be included i would definitely. say on this that women should be included in that but by and the party the deal and eyes and of course what woman should go for moment that's important too so the last thursday we had in afghanistan hundreds of women actually joining together to talk about the priest the peace process and the women struggle al-jazeera solid bellus actually reporting about that jirga have a look to see what happened. as the taliban met with the u.s.
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and door hard this was a parallel meeting except men were replaced by woman my good everyone came to 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 women's jirga 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 are blind what they want and will fight for should the u.s. and taliban agree to a deal why how influential can that woman is how can it be changed the status quo in terms of representation of women in the peace process. and i think it's a response to the question that which women are asking for rights and it's
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interesting that a lot of you know even american critics american analysts keep writing articles saying that afghanistan is a tribal country its rural. areas do not accept any woman's rights and these are not the women who are asking for any in parts and a negotiation so when seven hundred women from thirty four provinces are on a sun come together and interesting me if they actually ask for more than what i'm asking for they are asking for justice they are asking for transitional justice they are asking for the rule of law and not returning back to the barbaric regime that the emigrants off the top of on in the parts so this actually tells that yes afghanistan is a diverse country we work in the cities who live in kabul fact go to different
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provinces and we a do have a lot of outreach we do have a lot of you know backup probably women who are well who might not be literate who does not know how to use facebook or twitter it's all of this hushed activities were voiced but she's saying i'm not going back so this is a very important response and i have to say it wasn't a first time that women have come together i've been part of this movement for the past eighteen years in afghanistan and before with that if you do counseling caucused on the end and i've seen how women in did really us came forward when i have had a very very strong position when it came to a you know deciding about the national matters. was right you mentioned that this is about asking for justice is justice and there's a tweet here really dumb tell us nice about what you were saying because my right here says that be. means more than just in to war and that is quoting the women of
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those me who were surveyed here she says women must have influence in every step of the process and she quotes a tweet from the afghan women for peace account in which they say women of the zinni imprecise that women's participation must be secured in every step of the peace process peace means women civil rights to health care education and employment are up held and must not be sacrificed so that idea of this meaning more than just peace as a word what do you make of that the peace in every aspect of their life means justice yes i actually saw peace means different tanks like for four different. different parts of the country in afghanistan actually everybody wants peace so when it comes to peace it is like justice it's no discrimination on no while and so it's all comes under peace it's not only to stop the war but when it comes to not discrimination based on
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no discrimination based on gender based on. language that is peace and no while and. that's all come under fisa i would definitely say that it's like. the last law implementation of law that all comes under the peace. i want to show our audience a. session that was held in moscow quite recently as the afghan peace talks actually held without the afghan government i want to see what it looks like when there are women at the table what is going to roll that video right now and i will name you there's there's two women that you will see and everybody was wondering who are those two women and i can tell you as i get a little bit closer you'll see thousand or coffee she is an m.p. and in the moment will say they will go how alarmed there is study says from the afghan independent human rights organization ambassador when there were so few
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women involved in the peace talks what is being missed out in this conversation it's so critical. i believe in is going to station a lot of things in lots of issues that's been missing for such hold the government of afghanistan and secondly as i mentioned to you know how to publish those two brave ladies was been sacked late i am not happy but still salute she did it also raises very important ship but it was also with the taliban talking twenty eight fifteen in no really it was a first taliban afghan women so let's say and formal talks which is they don't want to leave to meet yet. and a different environment the detention but was not really talking from that opposition and there they are international market was not that white as it is
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and what it is as it is to date. from my points of view i would say something to you very clearly to the women of afghanistan and to the women around the work at men are thinking we are slowly growing and. there just are haitians positions our. and there's a big fair enough gonna stand among men it doesn't matter there are men in it governmental taliban side or and jagging side they don't like us this is what time talking from my own experience but when it comes to women empowerment and despite of it women are educated or not they are living in the cities or end of the largest they are capital and they have enough power to raise what exactly they want i don't like any circle to be truck by
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anyone to do women of afghanistan to say ok guys you can go and you can ned just. cation are going to mark know who they are that they like to troll for as a circle or refrain what should i do and when i shouldn't i am seeking for equality men and women according to the law i don't like the constitution as i had to own it to draft a constitution and i will have a heart is i travel more than sixteen provinces myself very far that lives but in mass it was exactly the same. we each different. entity in me a peaceful afghanistan. one who all and who will lead the country. needs respect and justice so as
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go in the state will look for men and in a minute do anything that justice ambassador i wanted to bring your attention and all of our guests attention to this what the afghan government said not too long ago that women will make up with thirty percent of the next loya jirga or the grand assembly in march and our community has so much to say about that so we got a video comment from someone who is in geneva summit or senior someone is the chairperson of the afghanistan independent human rights commission and this is what she makes of that woman participation in the fuse through assistance of an eye to otherwise we cannot make peace with half of the population and i think it's a. thirty percent of women for it is fish and that is a good step and hope to have fifty percent in the future so thirty percent is a good step that's what she says another person on trial to see this is mariam
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mariam says if it's not symbolic then yes it's a good step but we got one more comment from someone who says that this will be symbolic and this is not enough. here says three percent of women participation is unprecedented but he got a response from someone saying that it is just. the makeup it is just someone putting dressing over a problem you said not for us and i'm wondering what you think. you know i want to actually bring the attention that why are we asking for inclusion the human rights argument is the vital one that we are half of the population so what is the question of asking left right but it's about like what do we bring to the table having been identified peace council i might experience shows that every time that we brought in you know the political leaders do the factions the warlords we women talked about what happened to that school which was bombed which is closed what
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happened to the clinic that has not been used by the community why people are not being able to get any access to the local government why don't we have been a thorny general's office in this province in there has been time that i've been told that you know the you women are so problematic because you bring the whole problem of the community i never ask for my own rights that i want to be the minister of this and i want to be the minister of that not i keep bringing the issues of the community in by what inclusion we have actually opened a door for other minorities you know apple and didn't but the reason i'm slow concerned about is that i don't want us to be and another civil war the us one of them conflict you said started from two thousand once at seventeen years but it's as old as myself it's actually going to be forty years of conflict we have had these warlords going to saudi arabia and i remember just. signing actually putting
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their hands on the holy book on or on saying that we will get together the moment it came back because this there was no reconciliation it fell apart so what i'm so worried about is that the u.s. negotiator is talking with these you don't. taliban leaders sitting in these five star hotels. but then when they come back to have one a sunday find out the whole structure you know you have all these young come back to us fighting on the ground you have a who new generation in eighteen years if somebody was ten years of age and they're the taliban now that person is actually turkey eight. he has gone to school he has gone to university he has a social media access and he had the ways same goes to the young women so all of the talk about are going to actually face a whole new all country which they are not ready to accept and this is what i'm
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more interested to bring in it's not just about women that because i'm a woman i'm only talking about women not as a as a part of the society i want to know what happens to their this armament we have so many armed men in a decide to end the taliban would be an addition to that like how do we do disarmament what happens to the reconciliation we have a lot of you know a national grievances how do we get along with each other so when i really let me just ask you this because you're listing some really important issues that you would like to be discussed i'm just looking here at how to do it all calm us taliban talks resume in doha after a two day break you can see them a company here of people at the discussion table are you telling me that those issues that you said a so important to the community i think not been discussed we are not at the table and the it's when we are in that five star hotel menu that they have already eaten us up you know what do we are not being nobody is talking about the end of
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bloodshed we had ten thousand civilian casualties and this just twenty e.t.c we have forty five thousand of our sons the forces of afghanistan who have been a you know a victims of this war so we have given so much of sacrifies in this well are and i dno of that be it's the u.s. and the taliban who have been living in quick time and behind the mountains in the don't know what's what kind of honest man they are actually going to see after twenty years i hear you and i am glad you are just i had a much better. from my point of view we shipped accept this talkies between united states of america there and thomas. and for sure women are now and then in your women's issues sense they're not the table of course we are in the title as the saying you're on the menu we're not not we are we are we are exactly not
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a little because when if they thing is a pray your they have more serious issues to be negotiated rugged in women's issues and afghanistan. i remember because i was a witness and i was one of those the loud voice which is well some people in the government and out of the government taguba and jetted indeed all life be turns i'd like to say what is important for the people so first of all i would say fifty percent women must attend peace jirga i am not anymore i would never get to be satisfied by thirty percent i don't like cortez anymore so as far as i'm equal in the society i need to sit everywhere equally this is number one because it's forty percent i was struggling for that thirty or twenty five percent like seventeen
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years back when i was drafting to cross to shoot from a country and off to seventy years again and to all of thank you that's that's that's carrying out attacks good enough not to taunt when it comes to united states of america we afghan women know where to is our job in having duty we have grateful they help us a lot but you should remember in american should remember what we have achieved it's the afghan women they've paid their life. we achieve our goals we are on the right way in directions the women's rights issue in afghanistan and the women's achievement or i'm not a gift from anyone except destruction of afghan women their pay no lives we hate our life he don't return and struggle and we accept all good blame all delayed list community and society to tar sure meat is an acceptable limit
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anymore to alter let's see forty years again to assess all it's a very tradition it's a very tribal society yes and i said to him you society i'm guessing you're not alone in there you're not alone there you're mentioning you know the women that are paid paid their lives this is a tweet we got from the voice of afghan they read every day a new story of horrifying violence against women in afghanistan comes to light and i believe everyone now knows how much afghan women suffer from mistreatment insecurity poverty lack of access to education healthcare all of which prevent them from actor sizing their rights and keeping that in mind we got a question on you tube give us tonight shia elizabeth on you tube says how are women activists encouraging women to speak out more are you getting support from international governments and organizations and is the u.s. helping you in that goal at all nigeria. i would say actually i mean.
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last one to have tickets or one data has been quite investment in afghanistan and afghans and women and there has been significant achievements into a more form on the right in educational her sister her but there's still it's not enough it's not enough we still need to move forward and to go. what comes to her husband support from the government of afghanistan and we do get it has been support civil society from a number of international organization to actually they have raised their wise they have promised they will support afghan women in. transferring the otherwise to the war dead husband quite but still on the high ranking noble when it comes to the united states government and b.p. stock which is growing right now so the expectation was the expectation is and the
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expectation will be in future that inclusion of woman a tie peace. negotiation should be what i just want to put this team because it's really quite intriguing i showed you the video of the talks happening in moscow a little while ago this is the taliban chief negotiator there was an actual section about women's rights in his speech in his remarks two things that jumped out at me under the name of women's rights there's been work for immorality indecency and circulation of non islamic cultures and then islamic emirates is committed to eliminate all these evil customs and traditions that violate women's rights and do not comply with islamic principles and provide them a safe environment after seventeen years of a very different kind of afghanistan just briefly one thought about that comment. i want to say that if being had changed you know if that's what he believed that he
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was going to want to do bad right now why do you have by that china said this trade that comes under the control of the taleban and women are being. obeyed all thanking all the trust in action and the. every really being on the program today talking about women in politics in afghanistan and they could i was on i also watch . in germany's capital there's a barber like no other. goes from across what you have.
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but as he said. he's moving with the times. and going on the road. the stories we don't talk to. by the people who live. on al-jazeera. the latest news as it breaks our explosions to say the city is safe and the civilians one of the targets. with detailed coverage despite the high cost you're right young men are still volunteering to fight this partly out of a sense of touch you'll see. from around the world it must see a difference you know about is a few that speaks for truth by many many people here in the press to rip up the.
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the foreigners. ultimately this is an opportunity to understand the story in a very different way where they're before something happens and we don't believe them. i know i maryam namazie in london a quick look at the top stories this hour that is why as opposition leader juan wideout has made a triumphant return to the country greeting a huge crowd of supporters in the capital caracas i he's been touring latin american nations to gather support for self declared
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leadership after a failed u.s. led attempt to get aid into venezuela would do as government is threatening to arrest flouting a travel ban but the u.s. has warned madeira against doing so why don't told supporters that his return is an opportunity to transform the country and i want to say that i think we are today in all the streets of venezuela we are now is that yesterday and we are here today we have a lot to work this public workers there will not continue supporting the bureaucracy there will not continue supporting the dictatorship the world must understand as well as venezuela that the game has changed this is an opportunity for transformation you know our nation. in our airlines one hundred fifty eisel fighters defending the group's last territory in syria have surrendered to u.s. bank troops they are among hundreds of people to leave the eastern village of syrian democratic forces attempt to retake a town holder has more now from beirut. the battle for
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a book whose may be coming to an end i still fighters are surrendering dozens emerge from the armed groups last pocket of territory in syria besieged and outgunned they gave up their tiny enclave along iraq's border there are others who are refusing to give up the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces who launched a final assault on the town on friday said i still fighters remain inside the enclave but the numbers are unclear early monday the kurdish led for said it would slow down its advance because i saw fighters were continuing to use civilians as human shields. we are taking into consideration the possible presence of civilians who are with the terrorists who are being used as human shields or even the families of boys who are fighters who decided to stay with the terrorists. last week thousands of civilians were transported out of both who's mainly women and children families of i saw fighters the exodus worse than what was already
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a humanitarian emergency the new arrivals weak hungry and tired were brought to an overcrowded camp the population of fall in northeast syria is now over fifty five thousand aid agencies are overwhelmed. there are still so many new arrivals coming in and you know the aid agencies are going to the best they can but we weren't prepared for the number of that are so we're struggling with having it. we have found forty children and been separated from their parents during the journey so or have been able to reunify several of them but their needs are immense. eighty one deaths have been registered many from hyperthermia almost two thirds of them infants some died on the way to the camp others shortly after reaching it four years ago i still controlled eighty eight thousand square kilometers of territory from syria to iraq and ruled over eight million people but it was in two thousand
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and seventeen when the armed group began to lose major cities in both countries in separate offensives by different players losing both lose would be a symbolic blow to the armed group but it will continue to be a security threat many fighters have slipped into iraq and others are in the desert in eastern syria. beirut well a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house has sought documents from dozens of people close to president trump the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people and groups including members of the trump family and aides to the trump campaign they are seeking records from president trump son's former attorney general jeff sessions the justice department and the f.b.i. . iran's nuclear agency says iran is still complying with the deal it signed with six world powers in two thousand and fifteen the international atomic energy agency confirmed iran's compliance with the agreement aimed at preventing it from building
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nuclear weapons those the headlines this hour coming up next on al-jazeera battlefield washington more news after that about twenty five minutes time i'll see you then bye for now. oh. ah donald trump do solemnly swear donald trump do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states office of president of the united states the day trump this morning and the two thousand and sixteen election that secured his victory is already under investigation did russia help them get the presidency. so help me
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god directly. as he walks on pennsylvania avenue from where he took the oath of office towards the white house he steps onto a political battlefield. pennsylvania avenue is the heart of washington it connects major political players congress the f.b.i. the department of justice. the press. the white house. this is the story set at one of the most powerful capitals in the world
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a political and judicial conflict. a battle that has pitted tromp against those who believe he was an accomplice and russia's interference is. a battle for the truth. about the president of the united states and for the principles of american democracy. according to top u.s. intelligence chiefs the russians interfered in the two thousand and sixteen presidential election putin they say developed a clear preference for trump over clinton so russia's intelligence services stole and leaked thousands of clinton's e-mails to discredit her. two weeks before his inauguration they briefed trump. trump rejects their conclusions he does not want his victory to be questioned. the intelligence
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agencies maintain their findings and partially release them to the public they say putin ordered an influence campaign to help trump win the election. putin's role is immediately raised in congress which calls the chiefs of the intelligence community to testify. in. their question by democratic party senator like you just go down the line in. any of your careers have you ever seen this level of russian interference in our political process and start would recommend just going on the lord no. you know. i think very few documents that i can remember would have had the political weight
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and the political influence of this particular document. the purpose of making that report was to make sure the american people were aware of some of the dynamics going on behind the scenes this was the first time that a major covert action major clandestine action against the united states at the very heart of our democratic process had been tempted because of the sophistication. and then the pervasiveness of those attempts to have a widespread impact it was broader than anything that had been seen in prior actions. during the. u.s. intelligence community you know fish which is blaming russian president vladimir putin who would ring again i think and his russian tried everything possible to get
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to the november election i pod intelligence and there are multiple sources. only three days after the intelligence report a new classified document makes the headlines i want to be very perfect precise here multiple u.s. officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell c.n.n. that classified documents included allegations that russian operatives claimed to have compromising personal and financial information about mr trump this is a confidential report written by an ex british spy christopher steele on secret links between trump his businesses and the russians. it claims moscow has been helping trump all along with the regular flow of intelligence and that the russians have compromising material on.
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the main point of the steel dossier that there was an ongoing attempt by the russians to get close to the trump campaign is undisputed at this point he doesn't like the fact that the press said it but it is out there is no mr president like present it as if you were trying to organize a decision in your with the still dossier made public news trucks battle with the press intensifies rice are going through it was worse and you say categorically why should the president like can you give us are going to be reading us can you give us are going to be you know yesterday. during his first weeks at the white house trump is on the defensive the man he just appointed national security adviser general michael flynn is caught in the eye of the storm. he lied about his contacts with moscow and the russian embassy and washington. the press reveals it and trump has to retreat mike flynn is
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a fine person and i asked for his resignation he respectfully gave it flynn is the first victim of the battle of washington but firing flint is not enough the question remains what are the relations between trump and moscow did she knowingly cooperate with a hostile foreign power to take over the leadership of the united states. for many months to come finding the truth will test the pillars of the american political system the independence of justice of the freedom of the press and the rule of law. under pressure from the press and from the democrats congress gets involved. and congress before the two thousand and eighteen it term elections the republicans trumps party are the majority and the democrats are the opposition but on some crucial issues it's
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a tradition for the two parties to work together this is the spirit of bipartisanship. it's just. since keeping the american people safe and maintaining a such a strong homeland of national security is so important to this country it is the issue that demands the most bipartisan support and so democrats and republicans demanded that there be a bipartisan investigation demanded that there be bipartisan hearings and i was hopeful that this would lead to bipartisan action congressional committees have power and they can summon whomever they want as witnesses and lying to them is a crime their public hearings are followed by millions of americans and so high ranking high level government officials came to the congress the united states in front of the american people under oath and gave their assessment about russia's interference in our election
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a key figure and they see hearings as james combing the director of the f.b.i. who heads up a staff of more than thirty five thousand men and women. i have been authorized by the department of justice to confirm that the f.b.i. as part of our counterintelligence mission is investigating the russian government's efforts to interfere in the two thousand and sixteen presidential election and that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the trump campaign and the russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and russia's efforts. and early may two thousand and seventeen she is grilled over the involvement of trumping camp komi himself us gets into a minefield and have you ruled out the president out of state i don't. i don't want people over interpret this answer i'm not going to comment on anyone in particular so potentially the president ited states could be a target of your ongoing investigation. i just worry i don't want to answer that
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that that's seems to me unfair speculation that we will follow the evidence will try and find as much as we can or will follow the evidence wherever it leads by refusing to say publicly that trump is not under investigation komi is just put himself on a collision course with the president. this is an n.b.c. news special report hears lester holmes and good day everyone we learned a short time ago that president trump has fired f.b.i. director james comey but we less than a week after coleman's hearing in congress trump fires him an attack against the f.b.i. and explosive news. bombshell from the white house wait to be i director james cool we fired my president we we don't know this is something that caught all the law enforcement community by surprise and it got the intelligence community in washington d.c. surprised. and the
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dismissal came in harsh terms in a letter signed by the president you are terminated immediately. i was stunned i think most of the american public was stunned i didn't even realize the president could fire the f.b.i. director the f.b.i. director serves by law for a ten year period and so it came as a shock i talked to a number of friends colleagues after that happened who were still in the f.b.i. and it was this essence of i can't believe the president did this bought i think he was just exercising what he believed was his authority just as if he was a c.e.o. of trump enterprises. and congress one question needs to be addressed by the
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investigative committee why did trump fire james komi. why do you believe you were fired. so i don't know for sure i believe the protect the president at his word that i was fired because of the russian rustication something about the way i was conducting it the president felt created pressure on him they wanted to relieve he was asking for something and i was refusing to give it. and fact early in his term trumpet asked to speak to me in private. there was a meeting at the white house a one on one meeting between trump and call me call me must have had his antenna up because he felt like something was wrong because as soon as he was done that meeting he wrote up these memos. after meeting with comey sat in this car and wrote down what was discussed the meeting was about general fled the advisor who had lied about his contacts with russia trump said he hoped komi coming
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let the matter go. i hope you can let this go now those are his exact words is that correct correct and you wrote them here and you put them in quotes correct ok. he did not order you to let it go it is a present united states with me alone saying i hope this i took it as this is what he wanted me to do i didn't obey that but that's why it took. colin's account is correct if if the president calls in the director the f.b.i. and says can you can you drop the case you guys have against this person for political reasons i think that absolutely is obstruction of justice. american law says anybody from an average citizen all the way up to the president who tries to block in
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a criminal investigation for the wrong reasons with what we call corrupt intent a bad motive is guilty of obstruction of justice did you at any time of the urge former f.b.i. director james comey in any way shape or form to close or to back down the investigation into michael flynn and also as you well know next question next question. soon after firing the f.b.i. director trump is about to face a new challenge. will be a feature breaking news right now tonight i'm sure those would just disappear in this bushel pilsen that. bob over to now oversee the pressure probe and look at the possible connections between top campaign associates and rush and this is. only eight days after the firing of james combing the justice department appoints robert muller to take over the russian probe. for this mission
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robert mueller was called out of retirement he had been director of the f.b.i. for twelve years and in two thousand and thirteen he had left a law enforcement agency with full. loaners in his farewell speech he proclaimed i'm shakable thing in the rule of law. i have always been proud to say that i work for the department of justice because of that for which it stands which is an unyielding commitment to the rule of law and to the safety and security of the citizens we serve a new bob muller quite well. i worked with him for about four years when i was the cia deputy director and he was the director of the f.b.i. . he's not a self promoting individual and he has a very high standard for what is true and what is not true administrator pistole he pointed me as his number two person in the f.b.i.
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as a deputy director and so i had the chance to get to know him and then. work with him so let me say a few words about director mauler politics just don't play any role in his calculations so he is all about finding the truth and doing it under the rule of wall so yeah he's a man to be told that. robert muller was placed under the authority of the department of justice and it's deputy attorney general rod rosenstein. his new orders give him far reaching powers. moller can investigate moscow's relations with the trump campaign and any other matters. colorways snow time immediately orders the preservation of millions of official documents forbidding
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the destruction of records that could be useful in the russia probe e-mails phone records audio recordings metadata and storage devices recordings adventure or exit of the building's video surveillance. once a person or a company or or a bureaucracy knows that there's a criminal investigation to destroy evidence after that becomes a federal crime and so i think mahler's first move was a smart one but the order also shows that there is a concern that these documents might be destroyed by a white house that is trying to hide the truth from investigators. this was only the beginning of the bitter struggle between mahler and the president of the united states. so we have mr miller who is known as a tough cop he's a big impose in six foot something experienced. justice
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department official he's a tough cop the press was saying he's a tough cop he always gets his mail. and he will press and squeeze and he will find what is truth and what is fiction he is careful he is by the book he does not speak publicly other than his court filings he is incredibly hard working and focused mr trump on the other hand is a bulldog and it is impulsive where i could stand in the middle of if they have a new and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters ok it's like incredible there are not two more different people on earth than bob mahler and president trump and very early on in that in this whole process i think the trunk people realize that the best defense would be a political one and not a legal one legally they really don't have a lot to stand on trump and his people made a determination very early on we're going to claim that this whole thing is
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politically motivated is a witch hunt that all the way they rigged with the witch hunt i would call it the rigged to which aren't. there which are saying if only to when she was a democrat gets fired when you don't add something. on the phone to you which it's really. is washington celebrates the fourth of july and dependence to a major offensive against the president is about to be launched. the surprise attack comes from the center of washington from the press. the new york times claims to trump campaign was in secret contact with russian officials
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five months before the two thousand and sixteen election a major scoop. this was the work of our washington best it was over and over weeks that we learned more and more about the meeting and the fact is it occurred. so yes it was very exciting to have that scoop again we didn't know that much about the meeting we didn't learn it all at once but we've built on it since then and mahler is looking at that meeting the meeting is organized to be a emails between the son of the president and an intermediary who offered quote information that would incriminate hillary and would be very useful to donald trump ultra sensitive stuff he adds don jr answers if it's what you say i love it the meeting takes place on the ninth of june two thousand and sixteen in new york at trump tower around the table donald trump's son his son in law his campaign director paul manna for intermediary and for russian nationals the news spread like
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wildfire according to the new york times to new york times report on the new york times reports the president's son donald trump jr was promised damaging information about hillary clinton for agreeing to meet last summer with a russian lawyer a russian lawyer and question has been actions with the front line when donald trump jr responded enthusiastically to the idea of receiving information that would be harmful to hillary clinton i think that was a gift to russia it represented an attempt by. russia to have a base of influence if you will. the news comes at a time when trump was in hamburg for an international summit where he had a meeting with vladimir putin and. the poles who are a lot of very positive things in russia for the united states and for everybody. would want to be with you if you. immediately after
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this hand shake the trunk can pass to do damage control over the new york times. they put out a statement saying the story was wrong. you know from air force one they were very very alarmed by it on the plane ride back to the united states is when the president and his team come cox this story about how the trump tower meeting was about adoptions. flying back with his father your sends an explanation to the press. at the meeting he says was merely about the adoption of russian children in the united states. so the million dollar question with the trump tower meeting is what did the president know about it and when did his son tell him about the meeting at a time junior called his father and said hey we have this meeting coming up with some russian people that are offering us information and the president said great
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go for it let me know he's part of a conspiracy that is a not to bring someone into a conspiracy. back. i came up with the term fake news it's a lot of fake news this is fake news put out by the media schooled fake news people back there you know those very dishonest people back there but these guys are crooked press. the. words have meaning and power and a lot of people myself included good republicans were going to go for pizza don't you still do that call us the enemy of the people is just going too far the press is trying to report the facts as they see them and the president has decided that he would like to shoot the messenger.
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led attempt to get aid into venezuela duros government is threatening to arrest quite over flouting a travel ban but the u.s. has woman against that why don't also forces that his return is an opportunity to transform the country. every day as if we are today in all the streets of venezuela we are now is that yesterday and we are here today we have a lot to work with public workers they will not continue supporting the bureaucracy they will not continue supporting the dictatorship the world must understand as well as venezuela but the game has changed this is an opportunity for transformation you know a nation. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house a sort documents from dozens of people close to the president donald trump the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people and groups including members of the trump family and aides to the trump campaign that is seeking records from
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president trump's sons of former attorney general jeff sessions the justice department and the f.b.i. . the un's nuclear agency says iran is still complying with the deal it signed with six world powers and twenty fifteen international atomic energy agency confirmed iran's compliance with the agreement aimed at preventing it from building nuclear weapons the u.s. withdrew from the deal last year and re impose sanctions on iran. we gentle peace and economic ties are at the top of the gender in south sudan where the leaders of eritrea and ethiopia are on an official visit ethiopia's prime minister in eritrea as president of promise to play a key role in helping south sudan return to peace. has ordered the military. killed by israeli forces in the occupied west bank israeli military says the dead when they tried to drive a car into israeli soldiers. and a. battlefield
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washington continues but i will be back with the news in about twenty five minutes time.
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this is the story set in one of the most powerful capitals in the world a political and judicial conflict. a battle that has pitted donald trump against those who believe he was an accomplice and russia's interference. could soon yellowing. cooperate with a hostile foreign power to take over the leadership of the state. this is the first time. a major covert action major. action against the united states at the very heart of our democratic process has the text
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of. an october two thousand and seventeen special counsel robert muller issues his first indictments against people close to the president. trumps campaign director and gates deputy director of the campaign are both charged for breaking a series of laws papadopoulos foreign affairs advisor to the campaign is charged for having lied to the f.b.i. . for promotion festive season and zero d. and on his first targets to the. right here by the f.b.i. . interviewed. for each. line about his contacts with foreign nationals series of people in d.c.
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suddenly in deep deep trouble with those charged by muller become fair game for the press even if they're not directly linked to the russian and. ference and its two thousand and sixteen election. when the initial indictments were issued by mueller people rightfully said wait a minute this is supposed to be about russia so what's going on and a lot of people have said none of this is collusion who cares why is moller charging these crimes if it's not collusion no collusion there's no collusion to seems to be the focus no pollution no of drugs you know nothing no police no good whatsoever present trumps reactions or that any time one of his colleagues or friends has been indicted or even pled guilty for him the litmus test of the bottom line is did the established that there was collusion between president trump and his inner circle and the russians and thus far that has not been charged publicly
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so that's what he is. claiming there's a victory one thing that people i think really misunderstand about the american federal criminal justice system is just how much we rely on cooperating witnesses the defendants the people of being charged the people who have done something wrong have the option of cooperating why then would incriminate characters cooperate with the investigation it's all about leverage you have to charge someone with a crime that you have the evidence on and then hope that that person is unwilling to take the risk of going to jail for a long time and instead decides to come in and cooperate in this drama between miller and the white house there's there's a lot of behind the scenes negotiation and strategy play it's very much a game as muller builds up his case his investigation suddenly faces a setback. we start with new explosive information
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piccy secure in the investigation and his job one of my trusted aides is discredited some time efficiently people chose name is peter charlatan to be an agent peter struck and strikes alleged mistress an f.b.i. were named lisa page. the press publishes the text messages of peter strong and lisa page. start was a trusted adviser a bomb all or transcripts of his messages show that he was for him at least anti trump. oh my god he's an idiot says struck. he's awful says page. i have no idea how destabilizing his presidency would be. struck was dismissed but the damage was done and congress presidents can't can now use strikes opinion to claim that the f.b.i. and the special counsel are politically tainted now the investigations into donald
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trump have been infected. the virus of severe bias the pro trunk media escalates the attack it denounces it as a conspiracy theory betting it was weaponized to destroy a crime scene. is underway right here some sort of subversion campaign and intelligence agencies are running a classic disdain for mation psychological warfare operation against a sitting president of the united states to topple his government for trump diehards the investigations that are closing in on the president since are weapons in the hands of an anti transition deep state there is collusion in the cia the n.s.a. the f.b.i. the justice department the news media politicians in both parties there colluding working together with strategies talking points fake evidence to weaken
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embarrass and bring down president trump. the idea of a deep state is one of the dumbest ideas i've ever heard. there is no such thing as a deep state i have not seen that deep state this is another made up conspiracy theory that there is a deep state out to get trump he's always looking for ways to blame his own problems on other people and this is another one totally false. but the deep state notion thrives. some have suggested that the deep state is going to rise up and stage a coup why because everybody's talking about it and that's the point it comes out of the white house the cable news networks pick it up they talk about it put it into circulation guess what congress hears it so it's all very very circular is say
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it enough to say it enough it becomes its own sort of bizarre reality. and it's ridiculous. we've been hijacked by a deep state it is addition. father we pray for president trump yes lord give him extra calcium in his backbone yes god made his enemies confound his enemies alou not fall into their traps this we pray in the name of jesus amen and you mistake you for watching. five feet floor three to one side she says. i. and congress well the consensus over investigating the russian meddling withstand
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the pressure. there was a hope an expectation that congress as a bipartisan institution could get to the bottom of all this and we'd be through it well enough at the top of. the leader of the democrats in the house intelligence committee has to admit that there will be no consensus on the issue. last night the majority on the intelligence committee made the decision to prematurely shut down the russian best occasion the only authorized investigation in the house of representatives that was a terrible disservice to the country and the american people this is no way to run investigation it is only a way to go through the motions to give the pretense of trying to find the truth the truth that the congress' failure to uncover the whole truth leads this task to only one man robert muller. it is on the ninth of april two thousand and eighteen a new york attorney becomes the latest target of bob mullen michael cohen donald
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trump's personal lawyer michael cohen is donald trump's longtime personal lawyer and fixer is the city president's signature and he has the ear. as the keys to the kingdom he knows all the secrets about donald trump through. hard work. the f.b.i. searched cohen's office at the request of a local prosecutor on charges of financial fraud. the move initiated by bomb miller as a direct challenge to the president himself. so i just heard that they broke into the office of one of my personal attorneys a good man i said that is really now at a whole. new level of unfair that. cohen is someone who might know about trump's alleged real estate dealings in russia. it was fairly common knowledge in the real estate community and the finance community in the political community the russians
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were funding in various ways many major trunk real estate projects cohen my also know if the president lied when a few months earlier he denied having anything to do with russian i don't nothing in russia i have no loans in russia i don't have any deals in russian the lack of financial transparency of the trump organization and the extent to which they have received financing from russian oligarchs or russian interests is unknown to the american people even to this day i have nothing to do with russia haven't made a phone call to russia in years don't speak to people from russia not that i wouldn't and i just have nobody to speak to did putin help trump to win the election is there a secret pact between the two men if so cohen could be a key witness a major element of the special counsel strategy and i immediately recognize the
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strategy that muller was following because my own background as a federal prosecutor was doing organized crime mafia cases it is incredibly rare that you're able to right off the bat make a case against the top guys usually the way you have to build these kate. says if you have to do it brick by brick and you have to start on the outside and work your way in start at the bottom and work your way up and so in the mafia cases we would start with the low ranking guys and if we could get one to flip and cooperate he would then give us information about these two guys higher up the chain and you have to build up and it seems that that's what robert mueller has done here the pressure on cohen builds investigators are digging into his life the f.b.i. also seems communications between michael couple again to president truman. who comes in life and possibly in donald trump's life the question as asking himself at the white house tonight is will michael cohen crack trump's lawyer is faced with a choice remain silent and go to jail or reveal his client secrets and bear his
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wrath there is this notion of loyalty one of donald trump sort of defining beliefs is you're either loyal to me or you're dead to me and that's consistent with the way the mafia. operates if you are loyal to the boss and the family how can she keep his lawyer loyal. he enjoys an extraordinary constitutional power the right to pardon he said he makes an expeditious use of the. president started the park far right commentators here i'm just hearing president donald trump has officially parted for america confident that they should he is considering a pardon now for the treasury which is one terminally very very expensive to get frankly they're going to hurt. the party gerbert positive thing for a president i think you see the way i'm using that yes there will be more part. trump issued some high profile pardons and i think by doing that i think he was
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sending a message to some of the people who might slip on him michael cullen paul metaphor and others of hey i'm using this this part of power and perhaps there could be one for you down the line if you stay quiet there is basically a deal if you will and form a deal that if you keep your mouth shut then i'll take care of you. if witnesses keep silent it weakens mahler and his investigation and. no i'm not above the law but yes i do have an absolute right to pardon myself i have the absolute right i don't have to do and never did anything wrong or you know that better than anybody the idea that. a u.s. president would even talk about or even consider pardon themselves is just unprecedented and i think and undermines the credibility of our whole way of governance and democracy in general so when you have president trump who seems to think that he is above the law it's antithetical not just to the american
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idea but to the idea of modern democracy he is one person who is in charge of the state on behalf of all of us he is not sitting more than a year into his presidency trump's actions are about to test the very heart of the american system and. if it was that. it's. higher. than the average corrupted no it is not a non-issue are we back to shoot you or me in the flesh to be brought under control just three hundred forty three years to be restricted. as the attacks on miller intensified a man stands up to protect the special counsel rod rosenstein the number two at the department of justice he appointed muller and as the legal authority to oversee his operations and to fire him. on assuming but steady he has been shielding smaller
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for months. have you seen good cause to fire special counsel no thank you if you were ordered today to fire mr mohler what would you do if there were good cause i would act if there were no good cause i would not and you have seen no good cause so far correct rod roses that is has become a beacon for anger. and from congressional republicans and i think they're disappointed i think they hoped that he would be partisan because he is a long time republican but instead rosenstein has shown himself to be sara lee independent and a law enforcement person first and congress trumps allies fire at will at rosenstein and i'm not keeping any information from conyers thought of you why did you marry me should we allow those who does not call you why didn't he hasn't presented his first find a good fund raiser here and just you know we've come to the information that you can answer if you have evidence of wrongdoing by any member of the trunk campaign presented to the dam grand jury whatever you guy. finish it the hell up
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to attack someone like that is very damaging ultimately to the system and importantly to the confidence that americans have in their government when elected representatives politicize the judicial process where this is lee the end dependence of justice. what is remarkable now is the white house and the justice department are at war our justice department and our f.b.i. . have to start doing their job and doing it right and doing it. the president's view seems to be and his lawyers have said this he's in charge of the executive branch he can do whatever he wants i want to stay out but at some point if it doesn't straighten out properly i want to do their job i will get involved and i'll get in there by half. and i but rod rosenstein does not blink direct and
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there are people who have been. making threats privately and publicly against me for quite some time and i think they should understand by now the department justice is not going to be extorted we're going to do what's required by the rule of law and any kind of threats that anybody makes are not gonna affect the way we do our job we have a responsibility and we take an oath that's the whole yes everybody in the department takes that over one hundred fifteen thousand employees and if they violated they know they're going to be held accountable and i know those folks know that i'm not going to violate my oath. and mid july two thousand and eighteen then once capitol hosts the first summit between donald trump and. just three days before in washington rod rosenstein made a momentous announcement
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a new wave of indictments by bob molla. an afternoon indictment charges twelve russian military officers by name for conspiring to interfere with the twenty sixteen presidential election according to the allegations in the indictment . the defendant's work for two units of the g.r.u. the g.r.u. russia's military intelligence service is accused of conspiracy against the united states units and gauged an active cyber operations to interfere in the twenty sixteen presidential election. the russian agents targeted in particular the computers of trump's adversaries the friends covertly monitor the computers implanted hundreds of files containing malicious computer code and stone e-mails and other doctors mahler's indictment of twelve russian military intelligence
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officers conspiring to interfere with the two thousand and sixteen u.s. presidential election to benefit trump implicated russia at the highest level. the indictment of a dozen russian g.r.u. intelligence officers in july twenty eight in was a kind of turning point the election interference is now a fact of law as far as the united states is concerned and it is not something that the president can dismiss it is in fact a state operation by a hostile foreign power. but i feel good with words when you go to new usual with the easy bit so when you showed me to give neutering you do looked anxiously at me but it says. at a question just now president putin denied having anything to do with the election airfares or twenty sixteen every u.s. intelligence agency has concluded that russia did my first question for you sir is who do you believe my people came to me they said they think it's russia i have
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president putin he just said it's not russia i will say this i don't see any reason why it would be so i have great confidence in my intelligence people but i will tell you that president putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial thank you. he basically took the side of food and over his own intelligence service and that was a really bad thing to do it was. the wrong thing to do the question then becomes what is it that the president owes to the russians and what is his relationship with some suggest that he's an asset of putin's but we don't have evidence of that. i think what i would say is that this is someone putin can use
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for easily perhaps even without trump realizing he's being used. september two thousand and eighteen several of times close aides have agreed to cooperate with investigators. his former campaign director paul mann of course and his lawyer michael cohen have already signed agreements with robert mueller. they all agree to cooperate with the investigation if they do so fully the prison sentences they are facing will be reduced apparently those close aides to trunk have slipped and are ready to share with bob muller the secrets of the president. president trump finds himself in a corner the walls are closing in on him many doesn't know where to run. him but the keep the yankees the impeach word impeach trump maxine waters we will
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impeach him but he didn't do anything wrong it doesn't matter we will impeach or. it is a hell of a place it was. november two thousand and eighteen the midterm elections are approaching fast trump burns off the campaign trail. if this party keeps control over congress his legal troubles might fade away. by. the results are a blow to the president. the american voters give the house of representatives to the democrats. they now have the ability to proceed with intrusive congressional investigations into trump's conduct.
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the day after the vote the russian investigation comes back to haunt the president thank you mr president going back to the russia investigation some say that you could stop all this by going to insist i could fire everybody right now but i don't want to stop it because a politically i don't like stopping and i don't want to do that but you're right i could end it right now i could say that investigation is over well on the russian vesta geisha are you concerned that that you may have not going to turn about anything with you may have a joint investigation because it's a hoax are you that's enough to put down the mike as president are you worried about indictments coming down and. shutting down the investigation will not be that easy for truong. as robert mueller plows ahead with his investigation and key witnesses start revealing tram secrets to future looks uncertain for the president but the battle is certainly not over americans may still be enforced
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surprise ending.
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how the weather should be eventually be a help in in victoria to put out or at least stop the wind is blowing the the foster bush has been around for about three days that the heat certainly calm the clouds of the top now and the wind isn't as strong so we end up attempts at least below thirty middle twenty's for the most part in victoria south australia and down in tasmania it's hotter further west we're up to thirty five. drop below the thirty mark as i may get to wednesday but this is the biggest shark if you're in melbourne or anywhere in tasmania or in the teens and it was nearly forty three days ago in tasmania reco brahe so this is a huge change obviously still about thirty in sydney nazri queens in the coast here will probably see some showers develop place in the day so it may have been to the tropics times though is in that vicinity new zealand where you're going to catch the edge of this class just serve the science and otherwise is
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a slow circulating which means settled squad attempt it's the twenty's the late twenty's the twenty's old the site the story directly know us over japan has been one of rain it's gone for the time being cheated expire and it's on his way back for wednesday. zero. hello i'm maryam namazie this is the news hour live from london coming up.
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venezuela's opposition leader one gets a hero's welcome as he returns home to caracas despite the risk of arrest a u.s. congressional panel investigating president trance a document request on eighty one groups and individuals including his sons one hundred fifty eisel fighters surrendered to kurdish forces in the groups last pockets of territory in syria. and the algerians keep protesting despite president breech of fico offering to step down in a year if he's reelected. and on fire as small have all the day's sports including athletes from countries within the oceana region will compete at the asian games for the first time in twenty twenty two. and as well as opposition to one is made a triumphant return to the country reaching
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a huge crowd of supporters in the capital caracas acar why dode call for demonstrations to coincide with his return he's been touring latin american nations to gather support for his self declared leadership after a failed u.s. led attempt to get aid into venezuela a little over a week ago with the as government is threatening to arrest a flouting of travel ban but the u.s. has warned that any action against him would bring consequences one told supporters that his return is an opportunity to transform the country all minute upload joins us live now from kookery tani of the colombia venezuela order a dramatic return to venezuela. cheering crowds of supporters were out to greet him what else did he have to say to them. absolutely a incredible scene seeing thousands of people there to greet as he arrived in
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caracas for those for those demonstrations that he had called for in a broadcast on social media that he made on sunday evening calling for people all over venezuela to take to the streets so once again start the momentum to once again put pressure on the government of. mr why though has once again called for more demonstrations but he was also saying that mother who was not in caracas he was not there that he is the president of venezuela and listen to what he had to say to those people. if you don't believe god we're learning from it i want to watch not be followed when it's well is that a shred the fear they threatened all of us yeah they threaten any real jail death you so when i'll tell you something it will not be through threats but they will hold us back but we are here and we are strong united more than ever. we are here and we are stronger than ever i fear president maturer had previously
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warned that he could potentially have quite imprisoned if he returned to the country has that been an official response from the government. you know we did hear that we knew that there was an expectation that mr guy though could face arrest after returning from that trip of several south american countries we know now that that was not the case unfortunately we haven't heard any further statements from the president nicholas mother widow in regards to the news of mr why those return to gun acas in fact on his official twitter page the president modo only spoke about tourism he was talking inviting venezuelan families to take part in the two thousand and nine hundred carnival we should mention that venezuela is in a holiday at the moment monday or tuesday are both national holidays which is one of the reasons that there was an expectation that that there would be a lot of people many many people turning out to the streets heeding that call by one by deal for people to once again pick up the momentum and put pressure on the
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on the government of nicolas mother which is exactly what we saw take place over the course of the day thank you very much for now. joining us live there from a colombian border town of. all one guy do is repeatedly call for members of venezuela's military to defect which is crucial for him if he wants to take power so far colombian officials say five hundred sixty seven mostly low and middle ranking soldiers have fled but that's just a fraction of the total number that makes up the military it is estimated to have more than three hundred sixty five thousand personnel around the country of that around three thousand are senior generals and admirals and so far just four senior members of the air force on known to have defected getting more on board could be difficult present during a has awarded many of them lucrative government posts also for more on the story that speak to political amnesty needs respond to lies he joins us live from the
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venezuelan capital caracas so a month after one. staked his claim to the presidency and declared his own leadership we appear to be in a deadlock with the army continuing to support the government of president nicolas maduro is that likely to change anytime soon. good evening. actually it is very likely to call dinner for some more order. situation back to day where one guy dog came back in the car and it's many it would expect him but he wasn't going to get it i think the potential to bridge the muddle in the army we live and i could stop. soon enough or to get the sanctions from the us the economic sanctions are especially bit. haven't given the end result yet it's very early in the menes argue but the one model it on out of money oil money the army most
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likely here would have been better by him so i think it's it's only one month and that week seems a bit unfair to the general idea is to see the army sides i think it's very early there are some could argue as you mentioned before in better in your report but they're not the year something short of yet that there are some cracks but that's very different from the imminent demise of madeira which is what's been predicted. well a number of times now one why don't has returned to venezuela after defying that travel ban when he left the country last week what is likely to happen to him d do you think that he would be detained by government security forces. oxana dotting about he will be get they the government has the right the dimmy did him to stay out of the count if this was a rational choice of the government they preferred to get to stay out they count it and not even what they have to get in. he came back and back under today the
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government did not have him but shows about the government has some sense of very and of a danger to go and do our best there especially probably the national community and there are even and nationally from but protests that said that or so i think the strategy of the government is the exhaust of the oil money for station or the process inside the county and what vision movement to fade away as a cop in two thousand and seven i don't think would happen this time but i think this is restarted your government to keep the door outside of the day who will be in your brought this one day a report of that will be fed up and there's more lives than the budget and quite a has pledged to keep up the pressure on the government hasn't he will people respond to his call for massive anti-government demonstrations and indeed if they do does that rescue escalation possible confrontation with government forces. i
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think for some time the people who were. in the most dating and got i guess many expecting but with that national will continue community will put more pressure we don't know yet what that means by that time but. eventually it will help some. here in caracas and as we said before we don't know how things develop in b. out of me eventually the army can go against my lord or order will not support he many more and blood will be made the end of the government but it's. good but the negotiations can start any time with been a board member of the original and devalued up union shops it is a style made. thank you very much dimitris plan to last joining us there from the venezuelan capital caracas and you are much. now a u.s.
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congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house has demanded documents from dozens of people close to president onil trump the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people and groups including two of trump's sons former attorney general jeff sessions and aides to the trump campaign three u.s. house committees are also asking the white house and state department for the details on trump's communications with the russian president vladimir putin. patika joins us live now from washington and so patti how extensive does the breadth of this investigation appear to be. it really is huge return to eighty one people companies entities government agencies and the committees signaled that this is just the beginning so this has the potential to be very damaging to president trump democrats have up until now basically had to lie let's wait and see what special counsel robert mueller comes up with and then we'll look at the evidence well now
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you see this committee this is the committee where impeachment proceedings would start saying that they want to investigate the president and those closest to him for potentially obstructing justice corruption abuse of power we just saw the committee chairman come on television and say he believes the president has obstructed justice which is an impeachable offense so the bigger problem for this white house is what this would look like let's say the eighty one people and companies they provide documents well those could be turned over made public not only that but it's the public testimony let's not forget it was just last week where michael cohen the president's former personal lawyer testified before a house committee it was almost seven hours and it was must see t.v. basically everyone across the country was watching as he painted a very damaging picture of this president and congress has a lot of power in this if you lie to congress it's a crime you go to jail as his former lawyer is finding out because he lied to congress the first time he talked to them. right and i suppose there's nothing new
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in these. allegations of misconduct on the part of trample perhaps those around him patty what could all this possibly mean for the politics of impeachment. well that is a much trickier thing right now if you look at the base the president's party overwhelmingly support him he's been able to cast this as a witch hunt and so the and his lawyer his current lawyer giuliani has said they're arguing this before the jury that is the american public they're trying to build a case against impeachment now impeaching this president when he has this kind of popularity with his base would be very damaging to the country and that is something a lot of senior democrats have voiced but at the same time we don't know what any of these people are going to say what the documents are going to show or what any of these other investigations including the special counsel robert mueller are going to actually tell us so a lot could change right now there is not the political will on the republican side to impeach the president about democrats are going to over the course of time try
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to build the case against this president with hearing after hearing it here after hearing all on television for the american public to see and see if it changes their mind thank you very much patty culhane with that story from washington. with the news hour live from london more still ahead on the program flooding kills at least fifty people in afghanistan and pakistan and these tens of thousands of people caught off. rescuers scour the rubble after a powerful tornado tears through alabama killing at least twenty three. and one real madrid star has some harsh words about the current strike force will have the details in sport. under fifty fighters offending the group's last territory in syria have surrendered to u.s. backed troops they are among hundreds of people to leave the east and. as syrian
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democratic forces attempt to retake the town yes the. fighters are still in saying harder has more from beirut. the battle for a book whose may be coming to an end i sill fighters are surrendering dozens emerge from the armed groups last pocket of territory in syria besieged and outgunned they gave up their tiny enclave along iraq's border there are others who are refusing to give up the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces who launched a final assault on the town on friday said i saw fighters remained inside the enclave but the numbers are unclear early monday the kurdish led force said it would slow down its advance because i thought fighters were continuing to use civilians as human shields and. we are taking into consideration the possible presence of civilians who are with the terrorists who are being used as human
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shields or even the families of boys who fighters who decided to stay with the terrorists. last week thousands of civilians were transported out of mainly women and children families of i saw fighters the exodus worse than what was already a humanitarian emergency then you are. weak hungry and tired were brought to an overcrowded camp the population of fall in north east syria is now over fifty five thousand aid agencies are overwhelmed. there are still so many new arrivals coming in and you know the agencies are the best they can but we weren't prepared for the number of at are so we're struggling with having it after we have found forty children and separated from their parents during the journey so or have been able to reunify several of them but their needs are immense eighty one deaths have been registered many from hyperthermia almost two thirds of them infants some died on
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the way to the camp others shortly after reaching it four years ago i still controlled eighty eight thousand square kilometers of territory from syria to iraq and ruled over eight million people but it was in two thousand and seventeen when the armed group began to lose major cities in both countries in separate offensives by different players. losing both lose would be a symbolic blow to the armed group but it will continue to be a security threat many fighters have slipped into iraq and others are in the desert in eastern syria sen al jazeera beirut. anti-government protests have continued in algeria despite president abdelaziz bouteflika offering to step down after a year if he's reelected next month the eighty two year old president has been in power for over twenty years has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in two thousand and thirteen students have been boycotting classes in protest of his candidacy which was submitted on sunday neve barca has mall the
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the biggest demonstrations in algeria in decades continue to spread some shared on social media show protests in multiple towns and cities the the government has reportedly tried to prevent gatherings by shutting down the country's three g. and four g. networks for the student led protests a gathering pace demanding the eighty two year old president up to lizzie's beautifully who's been in power for twenty years withdrawals from expensive election many with the country's constitutional call to intervene. the mood of its time to leave is old and sick he isn't conscious about what he's doing it is entourage of the ruling not his discussion on photoshop and we're saying that this regime has to live with fed up that schools and no to the first and no to the system. responding to his campaign manager beautifully made an offer to shorten any term in power. there was some mean one day that i pledged to organize early
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elections to be set up by the independent national conference i pledged not to be a candidate and that election but the compromise has failed to convince several presidential candidates have dropped out of the race leaving the election in disarray there are also big demonstrations outside l.g. . area the french capital paris has a large ethnic algerian population people there are demanding beautiful acre retires from politics beautifully who was elected president in the one nine hundred ninety nine but after suffering a debilitating stroke six years ago he's rarely seen in public and is reportedly in switzerland for medical checks demonstrators say he's too weak to lead. on saturday he signed his veteran campaign manager seen as a tactic to calm the growing protest movement that there has been anything but calm in recent days or the two hundred people have been injured in clashes but many beautifully is the only leader they've ever known they want reforms to tackle high
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levels of unemployment that exceeds twenty five percent among those under thirty they want to new algeria leave barca al-jazeera. for more let's speak to political activists who joins us live from algiers and you have been out on the streets observing these protests help us to understand what is driving these demonstrations that we know that the president or at least those around him attempted to make an overture by pledging the president would step down if he was reelected why hasn't it worked. i. hello everybody so. the people are going outside sense last friday because they are struggling for a dignity it is more a struggle for freedom of speech freedom of existence for dignity than than for
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something that is structural or very precisely canonical or else so people are fed up. by twenty years of. if they can his regime his entourage. raining on algeria so there is people do nothing that the solution would come up or come out from from this source of the problem so the what beautifully said if if it is him who said that yesterday that he would you know drop outs from the presidency or organize what he calls the national inclusive conference and organize into sipadan elections does not satisfy the crowd because people are not struggling are not protesting are not marching because of him precisely but big because they want the regime to drop out they want the entire system to to disappear they won't
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change they want something new they have struggle for for freedom for liberty so no one is satisfied by this proposal because it is it is irrational it is absurd and. we do not believe believe people who lie to us for twenty years and us saying that people want complete change that they want the regime to disappear and we have seen since the arab uprisings of twenty eleven a change in some countries notably libya that has led to a great deal of chaos and instability algeria has had its own experience with a bloody civil war is there a fear that if we were to see a sudden change that it might not be a it would be far from a peaceful transition. this is exactly the argument of the regime via the comment we have the prime minister very recently said that the you know that during
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the last test people were handing out flowers to paul this man because the people are convinced that that's the fix drago is the best solution is the best way to overthrew a regime that has been violent with them for years and they very simply as a said the the prime minister said that it started with flowers in syria and it ended up in blood so the government is threatening the people is scaring the people by the the the ghosts of violence but people are somehow vaccinated against this as you said we have been through a bloody decay that left out two hundred thousand people. who died you know in a sense children women. elder so people are not ready to face this anymore so they are peacefully marching they are protesting peacefully and they are convinced that they are their actions would lead to
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a peace peaceful transition if there is any violence that would come from this moment it would come from the government itself and people are not trained to to to face are not treated to experience the fear again so i had really trust this is this is not an emotional talking but this is very rational i really trust algerians and they are the marching they are approach toward a peaceful transition so i do not think that the conditions that the same i do not think that this are circumstances of the same i do nothing that the objectives are the same so there is nothing to compare with the with the arab spring it is very particular it is and this is serious change it is. something that should happen after twenty years well thank you very much an essene by joining us
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there from us. thank you. floods in afghanistan in southern pakistan are killed at least fifty people unusually heavy rain over the past ten days also damaged hundreds of homes and left tens of thousands cut off charlotte ballasts reports from kabul. the afghan military flying over flooded kandahar province on a mission to rescue one thousand people trapped by floods there's been heavy rain in afghanistan and southern pakistan for more than a week on saturday flash floods swept through towns and villages across the region we didn't just do your part of the river and that the disaster took place in kandahar as there's no drainage and there is little public awareness which is why so many people were affected most of the affected people were already eternally displaced and living on the river banks so they were hit harder than the others the traditional homes constructed from modern clay stood little chance as the flood waters search through the rose garden. where i'm
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a poor man the walls of my house have been damaged my two children were injured i'm asking the government to help me by providing tents it was a freelance scene today and they were distributing emergency aid on the advice of the governor we made a list of three hundred ninety seven families of that two hundred fifty families had their homes fully destroyed the un is sending teams in sitting up shelters to help the displaced i think another issue that we're dealing with is accessibility in some of the more rural areas that we're only just getting to people are quite cut off they are quite vulnerable so obviously an event like this has a big impact on. the destruction extends from kandahar through six different provinces to harass and far in the west for than five hundred homes have been damaged or destroyed as well as schools mosques and bridges in pakistan the southern province of baluchistan has been hardest hit the military rescued hundreds of families stranded by flood waters relief camps have been set up but those at
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high altitudes dealing with heavy snow. back in afghanistan most people were hurt as their homes collapsed around them others was swept away in the war in kandahar those who could travel made their way from faraway districts to mow us hospital those who couldn't shoot as half a dozen medical teams tried to reach flooded areas. but we have received in this hospital twelve dead bodies which include six men one woman and five children as well as thirty five injured safe many people remain missing and in such remote areas of afghanistan and pakistan is going to take some time to assess how many lives and positions have been lost shelob ellice out is there are a couple. at least twenty three people have been killed and dozens more a missing off to a series of tornadoes hit the american state of alabama rescue crews are searching through the wreckage of homes and businesses destroyed in lee county they describe
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the damage as catastrophic and they expect the death toll to rise such a bari has mall this is what is left of lee county in eastern alabama after several tornadoes struck on sunday the u.s. national weather service says the first tornado packed winds of up to two hundred sixty six kilometers an hour carving a path at least a kilometer wide people tried to leave the area before the tornadoes hit i got a car for my kids. wide level two more going to my mother in law as we were just trying to get out of this area right here coming up around the corner as i was making a left right up there around thirty eight. zero area right here. is very much it is going. the scattered debris is hampering rescue efforts in certain areas we've done everything we feel like we can do the saving in the area is just very very
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hazardous to put anybody into at this point in time debris everywhere it is just as it has mentioned previously this evening just some mass damage to structures and residences in the area catastrophic is toward being used by many to describe what's happened here more than ten thousand people are without power across the state of alabama cold weather is forecast for the area after tornadoes with temperatures predicted to drop to near freezing the state governor has warned people there could be more extreme weather to come and there are tornado warning still in place in parts of alabama and the neighboring state of georgia door such a pari al-jazeera. let's take you live to alabama now an n.b.c. correspondent jay gray who joins us live from lee county can you describe for us what you have been seeing and witnessing and lee county off to the destruction
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caused by this tornado. merriam devastation across this entire region i want to give you a firsthand look at what this powerful storm didn't even four tornado winds over two hundred seventy kilometers and look what it's done here picked up a tree thrown it through the middle of the roof in this house the structure is still standing which is rare most are gone at this point but part of it the carport here has been pulled away and thrown several feet into the yard where other downed trees are there are downed power lines across the region as we've talked about at least twenty three dead dozens injured here and there's a concern that both those numbers are going to climb i can tell you right now the situation on the ground teams are working through rubble and debris trying to find those unaccounted for trying to find perhaps survivors unfortunately perhaps other victims as well here that's a process that's going to continue for quite some time the cleanup and recovery
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just beginning as well that's going to take months in some areas years right as you say casualty numbers are expected to rise what about help and support that is being offered to those who have lost their homes and their livelihoods. well there are shelters open across the region right now though this is a close knit area many people finding a comfort in homes of loved ones of family members friends and the like the process here is going to take some time but as i was coming into the area i saw troops who are ng in with heavy equipment to move trees to help restore power lines you've got the federal government on the ground state and local agencies as well so that effort really beginning in earnest now a day after what's happened here and mary i'm just to give you some perspective on how overwhelming the situation is here the number of casualties as a result of the tornado in one day more than all of last year in the u.s.
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. thank you very much for giving a sense of the atmosphere here and of course the often. tornado appreciate it. joining us that from lake county in alabama. a look at the stories making headlines this hour now venezuela's opposition leader has returned to the country to a hero's welcome from his supporters in the capital caracas he's been touring latin american nations to get support for self declared leadership. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house has requested documents from dozens of people close to president donald trump they include members of his family and aides to his presidential campaign. and one hundred fifty i still fight is defending the group's last pocket of territory in syria have surrendered to kurdish forces they are among hundreds of people who've
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left the village of who's. an american woman who left out a bomber in two thousand and fourteen to joint ice it will not get an expedited court hearing as she attempts to prove that she is a u.s. citizen hold on with ana is currently being held at a kurdish tension camp in syria with an eighteen month old son she says she has renounced i still wants to return home but the trump administration says she is not a u.s. citizen alone be allowed to travel that she have returned she has more on the story from washington. well the judge ruled against the defense's motion for expedited consideration of hogan with on his case there was plenty of comfort for the defense as well as the judge and his son ration suggested he was inclined to believe that is a us citizen when this does eventually come to trial were also very encouraged the judge's comments certainly foreshadow the ultimate outcome of this case in our view . the weaknesses of the government's arguments and the fact that title is
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impacting us it is the government's position again sort of with his u.s. citizenship is based around the question of whether father had diplomatic immunity at the time of the family says his position at the u.n. mission for yemen had been terminated before the government says it had been notified of that nation so therefore he still had diplomatic immunity therefore does not have birthright citizenship as diplomats children given birth right citizenship automatically the judge did seem to suggest that it was the term a nation with his job at the u.n. mission that is not when the u.s. government was notified and so when this case does begin in several months time the defense have grown to be rather optimistic the leaders of eritrea and ethiopia on a surprise visit to south sudan breathe new life into a preset peace agreement between the government and rebels if european prime minister eritrean president. arrived in juba
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south sudan's president of the care who is on a toll cut short his trip to meet them. in eritrea promised to play a key role in helping south sudan return to peace. well in eritrea were themselves at war until just last year when they signed a peace deal that ended two decades of conflict the neighbors were locked in a dispute over the border town of may which was awarded to eritrea in two thousand and two a ruling ethiopia did not except after that sporadic violence broke out between the countries along the border which was shot tens of thousands of people were killed in the fighting but all that changed in two thousand and eighteen when it became ethiopia's prime minister he accepted the two thousand and two ruling and handed over by may ending the war since then diplomatic ties have been restored with arab land transport resuming between the two countries and troops withdrawn from the border well swear less than a month after it was signed central african republic speech deal is under threat of
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collapse february's peace accord was the eight to ten to end the fighting there since muslim rebels ousted christian president fox while busies in two thousand and thirteen but fighters from the democratic front of the central african people and another group of now quit the facts they say it's a protest against sales new government calling it far from inclusive from the cop nicholas haq explains why this peace deal is at risk of falling through. one after the other rebel groups are walking out of this peace deal that was brokered just a month ago in february in neighboring sudan backed by the united nations the african union and russia so why are they walking well on sunday the government an ounce a cabinet reshuffle and among the thirty six new ministries only six went to rebel groups remember there were fourteen rebel groups that were promised to be part of an all inclusive government one of the leaders of these rebel groups that walked out says that this new government is in violation with the grievance. and the head
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of the f p r c a group that controls large parts of the northern border with chad says the government is acting in bad faith is amateurish at best incompetent he says now when the brokered deal was announced back in february the president of the central african republic said history will judge with severity if this fails and it seems it was an ominous speech because when after the other they're walking out of this deal caught in this tussle for power the people of the central african republic half of them live on the humanitarian aid that the united nations is providing over. half of its population are is displaced and just recently in a few months ago there were talks of a possible famine dire is the situation for the people of the central african
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republic and they are the one who have the most to lose if this peace deal falls through. the un's nuclear agency says iran is still complying with the deal is signed with six twelve thousand two hundred fifteen the international atomic energy agency or i.a.e.a. confirmed iran's compliance with the agreement which was aimed at preventing it from building nuclear weapons but the u.s. withdrew from the deal last year and reem sanctions on iran germany france britain russia and china say they are committed to keeping the claimant a life. israel's prime minister has ordered the military to swiftly demolish the homes of two palestinians killed by israeli forces in the occupied west bank the israeli military says the pair was shot dead when they tried to drive a car into israeli soldiers in california have an edge west of ramallah one soldier and a border policeman were injured but locals say it was merely a car accident israel demolishes the homes of alleged palestinian attack is to deter future incidents and to abraham has more from ramallah in the west bank the
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palestinian health ministry says that two palestinians were killed and its third was wounded in the village of call for an hour west of from a law israeli forces say that the three palestinians have rammed a car against israeli soldiers in the area wounding two of them and the israeli army has also said in a statement that they're found fire bombs in the car however the palestinians say that they contest the version of israeli forces and they say that the area in which the incident has happened has witnessed so many car accidents in the past the israeli army has closed off the area and many palestinians have suffered tear gas inhalation after the confrontation between the palestinians and the israeli army meanwhile the u.s. consulate in west jerusalem which had been providing consular services to palestinians has now been absorbed by the new u.s. embassy and is to israel controversial decision to turn them into a single diplomatic mission was announced in october by u.s. secretary of state might pompei or the consulate acts as a defacto u.s.
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embassy for palestinians many palestinians consider the move a downgrade in diplomatic relations. how mature co is a senior fellow at the al-jazeera center for study and gave us some insight into what this move means. it seems to be undiplomatic sense of trump's diploma's to where he's basically looking at the entire israeli palestinian conflict through the prism of nothing near home and he is excluded in the count of perspective therefore this is not a conflict resolution this is not diplomacy so now it becomes awkward for policy officials little loan or the report seems to accept the fact that they have to go to the u.s. embassy in jerusalem with the whole symbolic historic. and also psychological connotation that it's like they are pushing them and the administration is pushing for this news to accept studies score this is not the promise to me this is more of
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twisting their arm and if he is side in close with the neo then i think he is losing not only the policy and but also the islamic. communities that are now looking at him. to israel alone prominent egyptian photojournalist was a better known as shall khan has been released after more than five years in prison he posted this picture on his twitter account with the hash tag asphalt by egypt's political prisoners when they are freed and was arrested in two thousand and thirteen while taking pictures of anti military protests it was later convicted with seven hundred others on charges of taking part in an authorized protest murder and membership of the banned muslim brotherhood great business however in journalism we are told to report the story and not be part of the story and unfortunately what happened with me was i was the story they said and. i am not the
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first or last journalist to be detained famous journalists were detained and resumed their work when they were released i hope to follow the same path. algis there is a momma to say it has been an egyptian prison for more than to me is it been held without charges a trial or conviction it was attained by egyptian authorities on december twentieth twenty sixteen while on holiday to visit his family egypt has accused him of broadcasting false news to spread chaos allegations he and al jazeera deny china has accused two canadians of spying the announcement comes two days before men one judge is due to appear in a canadian court for an extradition hearing related to charges of fraud and breaching sanctions against iran carol is all no reports now on how the u.s. a strain in diplomatic ties between china and canada michael covert a former diplomat and current asia advisor to a brussels based think tank and michael spade or
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a businessman based in china two canadians detained in china since december on monday for the first time china said the two men are being held because they are suspected of being spies but the arrest of the two men has been seen possibly as beijing's retaliation for china's arrest of a mangle one jew an executive at chinese technology company while away and daughter of the company's founder she was arrested on december first nine days later two canadians are arrested in china. since being released on bail mang has been required to stay in vancouver on sunday her lawyers filed a lawsuit against the canadian government after her high profile arrest saying she was interrogated before she was told she was even under arrest she was detained in canada at the request of washington allegedly she had broken american sanctions against iran i think the episode has severely strained relations between canada and
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china on monday canada's prime minister scolded china for what he called arbitrary detentions. but china was infuriated at the arrest and possible extradition of mang something it reaffirmed on monday. the u.s. and canada buz their bilateral extradition treaty and take compulsory measures freely against chinese citizens so it's a very early violates chinese citizens legitimate rights and interests we once again urge the u.s. to immediately withdraw the arrest warrant an extradition request on this main longo and as for covering the international crisis group it's think tank he works for a full time city has not been allowed to see a lawyer before and denied he is a spy or partook in any activities that threaten to china's security there appears little chance of the situation deescalating anytime soon mang is fighting to avoid extradition to the u.s.
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where she could face more than twenty years in prison if convicted her next court appearance in canada is on wednesday but the appeals process is long and complicated and could last months or even years gabriels andro al-jazeera new york. it's one of the richest regions in europe and an economic powerhouse of a city the neato is also where the country's far right party the league has thrived almost a third of the region voted for the party in its anti immigration policies in recent elections but migrant labor is crucial to its success as sonny gager reports from verona. a city steeped in history and as with other parts of italy their own is people are fiercely protective of their identity and customs so much so that protecting these was one of the foundations for the likud party. position for the league is where the league has always been important in terms of right wing
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parties and i tend to tary a movement it's an experiment into right wing politics we are battling for an identity and cause for defending security and against illegal uncontrolled immigration and the issue of immigration is always close to the top of the party's agenda there is a history of the extreme right enviroment going back to the days of when it was part of the republic of salo during world war two and nazi puppet state these days it is the league that rules and they found the fervor of near fascist organizations here problem is that their anti immigrant rhetoric collides with the reality and that is that migrants are very much part of the success of this wealthy region. its heavy work making motorized outdoor tools in this factory simply lying stands out lawn mowers and tractors many industrial aspirations that define their internal
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as a powerhouse i mean i don't look on the shop floor reveals how diverse eight hundred strong workforce is actually not to keep up with demand but maintain its leadership in the market without italian workers i. don't think about politics we take it about the business and when the business coming to the integration is something that you have to do because you want a wonderful product you want quality you want to fish and sea and you cannot have it without integrated whatever kind of your environment. while ten percent of the region's population. sion is made up of migrants and immigration political parties flourish. the immigrant labor force is indispensable in venator especially in small to medium sized businesses more so in this region than in any other but also has one of the oldest populations in the country which needs
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domestic employees from this workforce. despite this the anti immigration strategy has worked for the leak in this region turning fears into slogans has proved profitable for the politicians in terms of votes but some businesses are asking without the immigrant workers would we still be making a profit on it i.e. al-jazeera for rona bennett or. well then fifteen hundred live red bulls and tortoises have been discovered stuffed inside luggage of manila airport in the philippines the animals were found inside four suitcases which had been left behind by a passenger on a flight from hong kong customs officials believe the reptiles might have been sold as exotic pets well they've now been handed over to wildlife authorities. so i have for you on the program we'll tell you what happened to the c.e.o. all of a major league baseball team offer an altercation with his wife went viral. and
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the chimps to spend their life in love or trees in the united states go into retirement in a new. business updates brought to you by qatar oh we're going places to get the.
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business updates brought to you by qatar oh we're going places together. time now for sport with. marion thank you so much athletes from countries within the oceania region will compete at the asian games for the first time in two thousand and twenty two. and china will be hosting the event the asian games is the second largest sports tournament in the world after the olympic games officials in
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o.c. and i have been campaigning for decades for inclusion of the move to include the likes of australia and new zealand is geared towards increasing the level of competition at the games the invite is for selected sports to enable qualification for the two thousand and twenty four paris the lympics asian competition and will include the likes of football basketball and volleyball countries from the region are already part of football's asian cup and were invited to be part of the asian winter games in two thousand and seventeen earlier we spoke to berlin based australian sports journalists anthony howard he believes this latest move is great news for athletes from the region. do you wish you'd have had it happen sooner it might have happened sooner and why didn't happen sooner that's probably more the question that you ask in relation to this happening it's going to give for instance if you just pick one change is how actually here to get to an olympics is going to be an asian games it and you can make you book your ticket to an olympics by the
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asian games that's something truly significant to an athlete in the way they prepare the way you do your for major is it significant for the athletes coming the other way into these goings that are up to ten thousand participants already but i think that remains to be seen but more competition greater competition over this whole right of sport can only be a good thing i think if we use football as a guide it changed everything in astronomy in that we started to perceive ourselves differently as almost an emotional level as part of asia suddenly you know football since it certainly worked on our behalf in terms of what it did for getting us into the asian cup and winning the ice in cup around madrid's little bugger it says the club's forwards have failed to step up following kris jenner and all those means to you that to. last sixteen of the champions league on tuesday with a two one lead becoming european champions is their only real chance of silverware they won the tournament last time round with more knowledge of scoring fifteen at
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his forty four balls last season and it braless current attack is far less threatening though gareth bale has only thirteen goals from thirty three games while karim benzema has twenty from forty two going to stand up better or of course we miss christiane when christiane i left the club wanted the other players to make up for he did of course not like him but divided between the strikers and that is not easy because christiane has scored fifty goals the nowadays you cannot find someone that scores that much some players had to step up and well not score fifty goals but least what we are missing perhaps twenty goals. i'm not going to give names but two or three players should have scored fifteen or twenty goals or ten goes but we don't have that. the president and c.e.o. of a major league baseball team has taken a leave of absence from his position following an altar cation with his wife it was caught on video images of san francisco giants head larry bear pulling his wife to the ground in a public park on friday went viral the sixty one year old has since publicly
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apologized to his family and his team major league baseball says it's looking into the incident and the giants are said to be cooperated. one of the biggest cycling events ever to take place in africa has just finished this year's tour de rwanda was upgraded by the sport's governing bodies so it could include world war teams on sunday the overall title was one biased on a rider a kudo's only one other race in africa is in this category that that takes place and the ball. is the man behind the first recognize continental cycling team based in rwanda and he sent us this video from take gali. the total i wonder has made a lot of progress compared to last year it's a great boost for us as we don't have a lot of pro teams in the country we have seems competing this time out for example who won the race a local team learnt so much from them the race is growing and becoming ever more
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popular we had a lot of global t.v. channels covering the events it really is exceptional progress that we had from the european and asian teams was good they were impressed with the organization and the level of competition after the success we had staging is to. host the twenty twenty five road world championships that would be good not just for us but cycling globally and it will help the sport expand throughout africa we know we're capable of staging such a big event or wonder how good infrastructure plenty of hotels and great routes so we will be a fantastic achievement so one day host the world championship is. a goal for keith mitchell has shown the value of persistence and sports after ninety seven top level tournaments the american has finally tasted victory a birdie on the final green at the honda classic in florida saw the twenty seven year old win the title by a single stroke. something close and i let my emotions take over and today the
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first. one this happened again i want to stick it out over you know. and over the past couple years and i was able to do it i just heart breaking down the stretch. and that's all your sport for now it's now back to marion and london thank you very much farah now lab chimps in the united states are going into retirement the u.s. was the last major nation to perform invasive tests on the animals infecting them with hiv tuberculosis and other diseases that stopped in two thousand and fifteen because of concerns over animal cruelty now the chimpanzees are getting a new lease on life as john hendren reports from keith hill in louisiana. for mankind's closest relative. this is the reward for a life of service. they've been infected with hiv tuberculosis and other diseases and tested it medical labs across the united states now julius and two hundred sixty eight other chimpanzees are living a life of leisure at louisiana's chimp pavan the world's largest chimp retirement
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home. they get treatments for the usual ailments for the elderly. we see diabetes we see kidney failure we see liver insufficiency arthritis periodontal disease. and they get specialized medical care and the occasional healthy treat. they are living out the chimp why they get to make choices they can decide if they want to be indoors or if they want to be outdoors. that happened. three years after the u.s. government ended invasive testing on chimpanzees there are now more chimps here than in government funded laboratories. and chin pavan is rapidly making room for the remaining one hundred eighty test chimps hey are you are ready for the release right now anything that anybody ever thought about having. some labs had insisted the chimp should be retired where they are in the labs that experimented
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on them but in october the us national institutes of health decided that all chimps who are healthy enough to travel be brought here. this is a far cry from the lives chimpanzees lived in research labs instead of serving humankind with their bodies. they're being catered to themselves. so i'm like julie is we're born in the wild others have never seen a tree you would think if you gave a chimp a tree they would climb it that's not true chimps are territorial sometimes fatally so to newcomers so any fultz is part behaviorist part mammal matchmaker when they arrive we actually go and do observations on the groups and on the individuals and try to see where we think that they're going to best fit in and with what family they're going to do best and once we kind of make that determination. they have a say in having
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a say for many for the first time in their lives can make all the difference john hendren al-jazeera keith louisiana. i was more in everything we're covering right al jazeera dot com has plenty to comment analysis and video on demand that wraps up the news hour but i will be back in just a couple of minutes time with the top stories for you in a bit. rewind return to care bring your people back to life i'm sorry with updates on the best of
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al-jazeera is documentaries the struggle continues. to know or use distance continuing with australia's most generation of recovery from call on is a really important issue suicide writes do or mine very high we're still twice the national average rewind on al-jazeera one of the really special things about working for al-jazeera is that even as a camera woman i get to have so much empathy and contribution to a story as he'll we've heard this region better than anyone else would be foolish is you know it's very challenging they believe particularly because you have a lot of people that are divided on political issues we are we the people we live to tell the real stories are just mended is to deliver in-depth journalism we don't feel inferior to the audience across the globe. the world's pollinators are in decline. in this episode of.
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entomologists on opposite sides of the planet protecting insects of all sizes crucial to preserving food chains. i've come to the u.k. to see how old industrial sites are being turned into bug reserves in an attempt to reverse this worrying trend. fighting insect to get drawn on al-jazeera. venezuela's opposition you don't want to get a hero's welcome as he returns home to caracas despite the risk of arrest.
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i know i'm maryam namazie in london it with al-jazeera also coming up on the program a u.s. congressional panel investigating president trump serves document requests on eighty one groups and individuals including his sons. one hundred fifty i still fight his surrender to kurdish forces in the groups last pockets of territory in syria. and fears will spread from the democratic republic of congo off to medical centers oppose their following attacks. venezuela's opposition leader has made a triumphant return to the country waging a huge crowd of supporters in the capital caracas i was. quite oh had called for demonstrations to coincide with his return east. and tearing latin american nations to gather support for his self declared leadership after a failed u.s. led attempt to get aid into venezuela a little over
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a week ago with government is threatening to arrest quite a flouting a travel ban but the u.s. has warned that any action against him would bring consequences well money it out but i joins us live now from the colombia venezuela border and so we saw the cheering crowds that turned out to glee upon his return to venezuela he is now calling for massive anti-government demonstrations this week of people likely to heed that coal. yes miriam that is the expectation the thousands of people that you saw greeting and mobbing who want to go do upon his return to caracas today there was that expectation that he might face arrest upon his return from the tour of several south american countries we know now that that was not the case he spoke before these thousands of people in the city of get out because saying that the fact that he was in a rest of the fact that it wasn't detained is proof that the chain of command of
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the military has been broken take a listen to what he said to supporters today. you don't believe god will learn if we don't want to be followed and it's well read the fear the threat and all of us here they threaten me jail suit well i'll tell you something it will not be through threats but they will hold us back we are here and we are strong united more than ever. we are here and we are stronger than ever i can. and of course quite ohs supporters had feared that he would be arrested on his arrival back to the country because of the violation of that travel ban when he left last week has there been any official response or indication about what the government might do next. unfortunately we have not heard any sort of statement or public declaration from the government of nicolas moto in
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terms of any sort of strategy or or even just a response to the news that mr bill had returned to the country in fact because venezuela is in the holiday at the moment monday and tuesday are both national holidays in the country mr garrido continues to call for more demonstrations to take place on tuesday which happens to coincide with the anniversary of the death of google child is the former president of venezuela but he's also calling for more demonstrations to take place on on the ninth on saturday the ninth so we're still keeping a close watch to see if there is any sort of response from the government of nicholas my little but the expectation is that this momentum these protests of thousands of people on the streets with knowing that there is a holiday in the country are going to continue in the coming days and certainly into the weekend maryam thank you very much from the colombian border town of quickly tamani wrap with all the latest political analysts respond to less says the fact that one guy joe wasn't arrested the moment he would tend to venezuela shows
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that majority government is conscious of what the international reaction might be. the government has rightly demitted him to stay out of the ground if this was an irrational choice of the government he preferred to get to stay out of the account of it and not even what them to get in. he came back in the country today the government did not have him but shows what the government has some sense. of a danger to go and what is there especially probably the national community and even. from the protests that said that or so i think that if your government is the exhaust of the oil money station all the protests inside the country. but these movement will fade away as a cop in two thousand and seven i don't think would happen this time but the thing this is what started your government to get. outside of that they would be in your
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broadest one day report of their would be fed up and there's more lives than. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house has demanded documents from thousands of people close to president donald trump the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people and groups including two of trump's sons former attorney general jeff sessions and aides to the campaign three u.s. house committees have also written to the white house and state department asking for details on trucks communications with russian president vladimir putin sent passing colleen is following the story for us and joins us now how extensive is the breadth of this investigation patty. you know it's hugely extensive and we're hearing from the committee that this is just the beginning but as you mentioned eighty one people entities government agencies these are people close to trump not
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just his sons his son in laws the people who worked on his campaign the inauguration which is also being investigated work for his company and what's going to happen now is this congress congressional committee has given these people and entities exactly two weeks to hand over paper documents whatever they've asked for then if they don't know the congress has subpoena power they can try to make them hand them over the bigger risk for donald trump is what comes next if you think about what happened just last week when his former personal attorney was set before congress for almost seven hours painted a really damaging picture was on camera it was wall to wall coverage in the united states that was just one person and it got all of the attention for days think about this eighty one people and entities if it just you can imagine the media coverage around either jared cushion or a son in law trumps sons or has his accountant this is going to be dragged out in the public and that is what is concerning the president he has always said he's not necessary his lawyers has always said what he's focused on is making sure he wins
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in the court of public opinion not necessarily in the courts this is the democrats' chance to change that narrative i actually want the republicans in congress saying about this investigation. well there they have been saying it's a hoax they've been trying to discredit any sort of testimony against the president for example when cohen took out took the oath of office took me what under oath and gave that pretty damning testimony the president himself has responded he was asked are you going to cooperate he said i cooperate with everybody and then he focused on to say this was a witch hunt no collusion he has been on twitter you can see that this is really sort of rattling the president because this is going to go it's going to hit close to home it's not just his campaign it's not just the administration it's his business it's the inauguration it's his family so it is going to get intense in the coming days and it seems the president is well aware of that thank you very much
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from washington patty. one hundred fifty i still fight as defending the group's loss territory in syria have surrendered to u.s. backed troops there among hundreds of people to leave the eastern village of who is a syrian democratic forces attempt to retake the town yes d.f. says some myself fighters are still in battle in a holder has more from beirut. the battle for a book whose may be coming to an end i still fighters are surrendering dozens emerge from the armed groups last pocket of territory in syria besieged and outgunned they gave up their tiny enclave along iraq's border there are others who are refusing to give up the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces who launched a final assault on the town on friday to isolate fighters remained inside the enclave but the numbers are unclear. early monday the kurdish led for said it would slow down its advance because i saw fighters were continuing to use civilians as
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human shields. we are taking into consideration the possible presence of civilians who are with the terrorists who are being used as human shields or even the families of boys who are fighters who decided to stay with the terrorists. last week thousands of civilians were transported out of both who's mainly women and children families of isis fighters the exodus worse and what was already a humanitarian emergency the new arrivals week hungry and tired were brought to an overcrowded camp the population of fall in northeast syria is now over fifty five thousand aid agencies are overwhelmed. there are still so many new arrivals coming in and you know the aid agencies are going to the best they can but we weren't prepared for the number of at are so we're struggling with having it after we have found forty children and been separated from their parents during the journey so or
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have been able to reunify several of them but their needs are immense eighty one deaths have been registered many from hypothermia almost two thirds of them infants some died on the way to the camp other shortly after reaching it four years ago i saw controlled eighty eight thousand square kilometers of territory from syria to iraq and ruled over eight million people but it was in two thousand and seventeen when the armed group began to lose major cities in both countries in separate offensives by different players. losing booze would be a symbolic blow to the armed group but it will continue to be a security threat many fighters have slipped into iraq and others are in the desert in eastern syria. beirut. rescue crews in the united states are continuing to scour wreckage after two tornadoes calls to extensive damage to parts of alabama at least twenty three people are known to have died in lee county dozens more were injured if have described the aftermath as catastrophic as thousands of homes and
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buildings haven't been damaged or completely destroyed. still ahead for you on the program. algerians keep protesting despite president offering to step down and if he's reelected. and jim seems spend their life in the arteries in the nineteen states go into retirement and. how the weather should be eventually be a help in in victoria to put out or at least stop the wind is blowing the foster bush has been around for about three days the heat certainly calm the cloud to the top now and the wind isn't as strong so we end up the temps at least below thirty
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middle twenty's for the most part in victoria south australia and then in tasmania it's hotter further west to up to thirty five in person. drop below the thirty mark as i may get to wednesday but this is the biggest shark if you're in melbourne or anywhere in tasmania you're in the teens and it was nearly forty only three days ago in tasmania reco brahe so this is a huge change obviously still about thirty in sydney about three queens in the coast here we'll probably see some showers develop place in the day so it may have been to the tropics times though is in that vicinity new zealand where you're going to catch the edge of this cloud just serve the science and otherwise there's a slow circulating which means settled squad something with a temperature wise it's the twenty's the low twenty's the twenty's old the site the story directly north of japan has been one of rain it's gone for the time being choose to look far and it's on his way back for wednesday.
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in germany's capital there is a barber like no other is that according to the harlem bomb iraq basra cross what you have. but as his city changes he's moving with the time. and going on the roads. the stories we don't often hear told by the people who live there. the master barber of berlin this is erupting on al-jazeera.
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welcome back a look at the top stories this hour i and as well as opposition leader on his return to the country to a hero's welcome for his supporters in the capital caracas he's been touring latin american nations to get support for his self declared leadership. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house has now requested documents from dozens of people close to president trump they include members of his family and aides to his presidential campaign. and a hundred fifty isis fighters defending the group's last pocket of territory in syria have surrendered to kurdish forces they are among hundreds of people who've left the village who's. now anti-government protests have been continuing in algeria this despite president abdul aziz beautifully offering to step down after a year if he's reelected next month eighty two year old president who's been in power for over twenty years has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in two thousand and thirteen students have been boycotting classes in
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protest as candidacy which was submitted officially on sunday the foka has more the biggest demonstrations in algeria in decades continue to spread some shared on social media protests in multiple towns and cities. the government is reportedly trying to prevent gatherings by shutting down the country's three g. and fourteen networks for the student led protests a gathering pace demanding the eighty two year old president of the lizzie's beautifully who's been in power for twenty years withdraws from expelled selection when he was the country's constitutional cool to intervene. to move to it is time to leave his old and sick isn't conscious about what he's doing it is on to raj the ruling not his discussion on another little shop and we. saying that this regime has to live with sped up that schools and no to the first and no to the system.
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responding through his campaign manager beautifully made an offer to shorten any term in power or in some mean one that i pledged to organize early elections to be set up by the independent national conference i pledged not to be a candidate and that selection for the compromise has failed to convince several presidential candidates have dropped out of the race leaving the election in disarray there are also big demonstrations outside algeria the french capital paris has a large ethnic algerian population people there are demanding beautiful acre retires from politics beautifully who 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 is reportedly in switzerland for medical checks demonstrators say he's too weak to lead. on saturday he signed his veteran campaign manager seen as a tactic to calm the growing protest movement but there has been anything but calm
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in recent days or the two hundred people have been injured in clashes with many beautiful is the only leader they've ever known they want reforms to tackle high levels of unemployment that exceeds twenty five percent among those under thirty they want to new algeria leave barca al-jazeera. the father and of american woman who left alabama and twenty fourteen to join i still has gone to court asking it to recognize a u.s. citizenship on them with honors currently being held at a kurdish detention camp in syria with an eighteen month old son she says she's renounced eisel and wants to return home but the trouble ministrations says she is not a u.s. citizen and won't be allowed to travel that shabbat chancy has more from washington . well the judge ruled against the defense's motion for expedited consideration of hogan with on his case there was plenty of comfort for the defense as well as the judge and his son nation suggested he was inclined to believe that with ana is
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a us citizen when this does eventually come to trial but we're also very encouraged the judge's comments certainly foreshadow the ultimate outcome of this case and argue. the weaknesses of the government's arguments and the fact that holder the title is in fact the u.s. it is the government's position again sort of with all of his u.s. citizenship is based around the question of whether the father had diplomatic immunity at the time of the family says his position at the u.n. mission for yemen had been terminated before the government says it had been notified of that nation so therefore he still had diplomatic immunity therefore does not have birthright citizenship as diplomats children given birthright citizenship automatically the judge did seem to suggest that it was the term a nation at the u.n. mission that is key not when the u.s. government was notified and so when this case does begin in several months time the defense have grounds to be rather optimistic. the aid agency doctors without
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borders is suspended owner treatment in parts of the democratic republic of congo after two medical centers were attacked well now there are concerns the disease will spread to neighboring countries including south sudan has more from the town of yea close to the congolese border. it's taken almost four days to make it to south sudan from a refugee camp across the border in the democratic republic of congo but before she can return to the home she left more than a year ago health workers have to check to make sure she doesn't have the ebola virus as my i heard there was an abode outbreak and that it kills i also heard that if one person is infected in the family everyone else can get it too and i've seen the pictures of those who died from about and i was afraid that me and my children got infected so i took them and i returned to south sudan. because an outbreak first declared last august is the worst in the republic's history more than five hundred people have died and
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a further three hundred have been infected most of the cases are in areas controlled by armed groups making it difficult for aid workers to reach and if they do provide treatment while things leave camps near the epicenter of the epidemic more south sudanese are choosing to head home. people arriving from the neighboring democratic republic of congo are screened for ebola at sites like this one in the center of the people arriving from uganda which is also considered a high risk country are also screened but others are getting through without screening because of challenges at the border. agency say between fifty and one hundred people are arriving in south sudan every day but not all crossing points have screening sites and not all screening sites are easily accessible which is raising fears about the potential spread of the disease where the screening site they're located between the border areas between the r.c. in south sudan in uganda and south sudan they are extremely hard to reach due to complex sick. situation and extremely poor infrastructure so these two are the
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major challenge that we face in terms of. gaining access and maintaining access for continued. people about his business provision and preparedness activities the authorities in a say they're trying to raise awareness to make it easier for people to get screened we have been advocating so much for people particularly. to make sure not to use wolf research on where the screening points should not be come to those points i would work of course over still to fios most of them used to our moves on the to the challenge but we keep on advocating that we really need to use door for students because we don't have only got one city to set up and screaming all those porous borders ilia has been screened and assured she's well but it claims more victims in the democratic republic of congo and france and continues to cut off access to border points in south sudan there are concerns if the disease
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spreads aid workers here in the will have to step up from a position of preventing it to one of containing it he will morgan al-jazeera to reverse the. less than a month after it was signed central african republic speech still is now under threat of collapse february's peace accord was the eighth attempts to end the fighting that since muslim rebels ousted christian president and twenty thirteen but fighters from the democratic front of the central african people and another group have quit the pact they say it's a protest against sales new government calling it far from inclusive. the un's nuclear agency says iran is still complying with the deal is signed with six well powers in two thousand and fifteen the international atomic energy agency confirmed iran's compliance with the agreement which was aimed at preventing it from building nuclear weapons the us withdrew from the deal last year and we imposed sanctions on iran but germany france britain russia and china say they are
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determined to keep the equipment a life now it's one of the richest regions in europe and an economic powerhouse of a sleeve a netto is also where the country's far right party the league has thrived almost a third of the region voted for the party and its anti immigration policies in recent elections but migrant labor is crucial to its success a sonic eggo reports from there on. the city steeped in history and as with other parts of italy their own is people are fiercely protective of their identity and customs so much so that protecting these was one of the foundations for the likud party. position for the league for onerous where the league has always been important in terms of right wing parties and i tend to tarry a movement it's an experiment into right wing politics we are battling for an identity and cause for defending security and against illegal uncontrolled immigration and the issue of immigration is always close to the top of the party's
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agenda there is a history of the extreme right enviroment going back to the days of when it was part of the republic of salo during world war two and nazi puppet state these days it is the league that rules and they found the fervor of near fascist organizations here problem is that their anti immigrant rhetoric collides with reality and that is that migrants are very much part of the success of this wealthy region. it's heavy work making motorized outdoor tools in this factory simply lying shuns outdoor mowers and tractors many industrial regimes that define their internal as a powerhouse i think the look on the shop floor reveals how diverse the eight hundred strong work force is actually not to keep up with demand but maintain its
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leadership in the market without italian workers i. don't think about politics we take it about the business and when the business come into the matter so integration is something that you have to do because you want a wonderful blog that you want quality you want to fish and sea and you cannot have it without integrity whatever kind of your environment. while ten percent of the region's population. is made up of migrants and immigration political parties flourish. the immigrant labor force is indispensable in venator especially in small to medium sized businesses more so in this region than in any other two also has one of the oldest populations in the country which needs to mystic employees from this workforce. despite this the anti immigration strategy has worked for the leak in this region turning fears into slogans has proved profitable for the politicians in terms of votes but some businesses are asking
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without the immigrant workers would we still be making a profit. al-jazeera verona beneteau. and more than fifteen hundred alive red turtles and tortoises been discovered stuffed inside luggage at manila airport in the philippines the animals were found inside four suitcases which had been left behind by passengers on a flight from hong kong customs officials believe the reptiles might have been sold as exotic pets well have now been handed over to wildlife farces convictions for the illegal trading of wildlife punishable by a prison sentence of up to two years in the philippines. well lab chimps in the united states are going into a time and the u.s. was the last major nation to perform invasive tests on animals infecting them with hiv tuberculosis and other diseases well that stopped in twenty fifteen because of concerns of animal cruelty now the chimpanzees are getting a new lease on life as john hendren reports from key fail in louisiana.
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for mankind's closest relative. this is the reward for a life of service. they've been infected with hiv tuberculosis and other diseases and tested it medical labs across the united states now julius and two hundred sixty eight other chimpanzees are living a life of leisure at louisiana's chimp pavan the world's largest chimp retirement home. they get treatments for the usual ailments for the elderly. we see diabetes we see kidney failure we see liver insufficiency arthritis periodontal disease. and they get specialized medical care and the occasional healthy treat. they are living out the chimp life they get to make choices they can decide if they want to be indoors or if they want to be outdoors there is a lot of fight that happened. three years after the u.s. government ended invasive testing on chimpanzees there are now more chimps here
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than in government funded laboratories. and chin pavan is rapidly making room for the remaining one hundred eighty test chimps hey are you are ready for the release right now anything that anybody ever thought about having. some labs had insisted the chimps should be retired where they are in the labs that experimented on them but in october the us national institutes of health decided that all chimps who are healthy enough to travel be brought here. this is a far cry from the lives chimpanzees lived in research labs instead of serving humankind with their bodies. they're being catered to themselves. so i'm like julie is we're born in the wild others have never seen a tree you would think if you gave a chimp a tree they would climb it that's not true chimps are territorial sometimes fatally so to newcomers so any fultz is part behaviorist part mammal matchmaker when they
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arrive we actually go and do observations on the groups and on the individuals and try to see where we think that they're going to best fit in and with what family they're going to do best and once we kind of make that determination. they have a say in having a say for many for the first time in their lives can make all the difference john hendren al-jazeera keith louisiana. you can get more on our feet just stories but also plenty of comments nalut analysis analysis excuse me and of course the latest on headlines which coming up in just a couple minutes. i will now bring you the headlines but israel is opposition to one guy goes made a triumphant return to the country greeting a huge crowd of supporters in the capital caracas. white
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has been touring latin america to gather support for his self declared leadership after a failed u.s. said attempt to get aid into venezuela but we do as government is threatening to arrest wide open flouting a travel ban the u.s. has warned the duo that that would have consequences on why don't told supporters that his return is an opportunity to transform the country. i think we are today in all the streets of venezuela we are now is that yesterday and we are here today we have a lot of work with public workers there will not continue supporting the bureaucracy there will not continue supporting the dictatorship of the world must understand as well as venezuela but the game has changed this is an opportunity for transformation you know our nation. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by the white house a sort documents from dozens of people close to the u.s. president donald trump the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people
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and groups including members of trump's own family and aides to the trump campaign seeking records from president trump sons of former attorney general jeff sessions the justice department and the f.b.i. . one hundred fifty i still fight is defending the group's last territory in syria have surrendered to u.s. bank troops are among hundreds of people to leave the eastern village of who's a syrian democratic forces attempt to retake the town yes yes as some myself i says are still inside. antigovernment protests have continued in algeria with demonstrators holding mass rallies over the night eighty two year old president b. to feed has offered to step down after a year if he is re-elected next month the president has rarely been seen in public since a stroke in two thousand and thirteen rescue crews in the united states are continuing to scour wreckage after two tornadoes caused extensive damage in parts of alabama at least twenty three people are known to have died in lee county dozens more were
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injured we'll bring you more on that story and the rest of the day's news at the top of the next hour that in twenty five minutes time do stay with al-jazeera this is europe coming up next thailand's military government is accused of using repressive laws to silence the general critics. but a new brigade of artists is fighting back. thailand's rebel losses zero.
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to run quite go as he returns home with renewed demands for president woodrow to quit the u.n. calls for dialogue also a u.s. congressional panel investigating president donald trump demands documentation from dozens of people and organizations close to him. two hundred eisel trying to surrender to kurdish forces in the group's last territory in syria but the fighting goes on. and protests continue in algeria against president bush to think it despite his pledge to step down quickly if he's reelected. so venezuela's opposition leader why there has asked thousands of his supporters to get back on the streets and step up the pressure on president nicolas maduro to resign i did welcome there for quite on the capital
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caracas after his return from latin american tour irish dance again and support for his leadership after a failed u.s. led attempt to get aid into venezuela president maduro had threatened to arrest quite a flattening a travel ban but the u.s. warned any action against him would have consequences if you don't believe god will earnestly i want to ask. people of venezuela is that a shred of fear they threatened only of us here they threatened me with jail death you saw it and well i'll tell you something it will not be through threats that they will hold us back we are here and we are strong united more than ever you know i'd like you we are here and we are stronger than ever i feel that i was thinking how do i we're going to cuckoo technology and the colombia venezuela
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border to talk among the men look at this point i'm thinking one guy was doing pretty well not to have gotten himself arrested let alone be making speeches in and having all the support out on the streets of caracas. certainly so especially after all that expectation that he could face arrest could face detention by military officials we know now that that wasn't the case in fact it was one of the points that he made to those thousands of supporters we just saw those images several thousand people that convened that heeded that call that he made on that social media broadcast on sunday night for the thousands of venezuelans the distance to take to the streets to fill the streets not only in get access but in but in all the country in all of venezuela he said that that the fact that he wasn't arrested is evidence that the chain of command in the in the military has been broken he also told supporters he also called on the military actually called on members of the military to allow humanitarian aid to allow
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international aid that continues to sit here on the border in the city of which is where we are to be allowed to enter the country but he spoke to supporters again today monday asking them once again to mobilize on tuesday calling for that momentum that has been gathering since his return from that tour of several south american countries to continue into tuesday which happens to coincide with the anniversary of the death of former venezuelan leader hugo chavez and there is an expectation that once again like we saw today thousands of in his own citizens will once again take to the streets on tuesday. so is that where we are just back to most i'm just wondering if there is sort of a timeline if there's any major events coming up in the in the congress with a parliament or otherwise we just got two men still refusing to budge. the country with it's a country with two presidents and unfortunately we have not. this moment heard any
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sort of statement or any sort of declaration by president or the last time that he that he made any sort of declaration was earlier today via twitter where he was making statements relating to tourism where he was calling on venezuelan families to participate in the carnival that's taking place in israel happens to be in the middle of a national holiday but he hasn't said anything to the effect of the news that has returned to the country but of course we're still keeping a close eye even though that new steps the next steps of the process would be announced nothing concrete nothing specific has actually been outlined just yet thank you for those updates. who are moving to other news and a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by donald trump and his administration has now come out of documents from dozens of people and organizations close to the president the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people and groups including two of donald trump sons also the former attorney
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general jeff sessions and to the trump campaign. with more from washington. it's a sweeping and wide ranging demand on monday the judiciary committee from the democratic controlled house of representatives ordered eighty one individuals and entities tied to u.s. president donald trump including the president's son don jr to turn over materials believed to shine a light on trump's alleged abuse of power and obstruction of justice it's a political hoax. speaking from the white house surrounded by college football champions once again discredited the efforts to investigate his presidency but said he would comply with the committee request i cooperate all the time with everybody and you know. the document triggers what's expected to be another lengthy investigation in addition to robert muller's probe into potential
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trunk ties to russia this latest effort is a coordination by more than a half dozen house committees including judiciary committee chair jerry narron are looking into trump's decision to fire former f.b.i. director james comey as well as efforts to protect former national security adviser michael flynn it's very clear that the president should be just as it's very clear eleven hundred times he referred to the mole investigation as a witch hunt he tried to fire he tried to protect flynn from being investigated by the by the f.b.i. you fired me in order to stop the russian think the committee's efforts will be punctuated by hearings designed to create a record of public testimony and could expose potential presidential conflicts of interest ranging from trump's hotel in washington to possible money laundering by the president's businesses and well impeachment proceedings are possible they aren't a minute no we have to do the investigations and get all this we do not now have.
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the evidence all sorted out before you impeach somebody. you have to persuade the american public trust approval numbers have risen in recent weeks up to forty six percent and eighty eight percent of republicans still back the president that's why the investigations by democrats in the house of representatives are designed to be intentionally slow it's an effort to pick apart donald trump's presidency and illustrate a pattern of behavior that at minimum in the court of public opinion could hurt his chances for re-election can really help get al-jazeera washington meanwhile the u.s. senate foreign relations committee has met for a closed door briefing on whether sanctions should be imposed over the murder of journalist jamal khashoggi keep the been hearing about what headway the trumpet ministration has made in the investigation under what is called the global acts
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let's get some clarity with rosalynn jordan now in washington d.c. i mean when you're asking about headway that's being made the trumpet ministration thus far has been very reluctant to do anything. well not only did the trumpet ministration miss a deadline under the global magnitsky act to congress on what it is doing to hold all those responsible for the murder of jamal khashoggi apparently the closed door briefing has ended and according to us social media reports lindsey graham the republican senator from south carolina came out and said that the closed door briefing was basically a waste of time and that he knew more than what the trumpet ministration officials who were briefing the senators had to say about the entire matter now this is a question of what happens now legislators are not saying exactly what they're going to do but they are indicating that they're going to try to put more pressure
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on the administration to comply with the law which does call for mandatory sanctions in the case where a government is suspected of violating someone's human rights and civil rights and legal protections so this is still very much a fluid situation because beyond sanctioning seventeen saudi nationals back in mid november the trumpet ministration at least as far as everyone knows hasn't done anything more in a concrete fashion that it wants to discuss about if look into the murder of jamal khashoggi can i ask you just for a little update on another story related to saudi arabia i'm just seeing on the news wires here a nine hundred forty six million dollars contract of saudi arabia purchasing a missile defense system is coming up from the pentagon. that's right ok so we have to go back now just about two years ago the united states signed
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a memorandum of intent and a bunch of other purchase agreements with saudi arabia to basically enhanced defense capabilities and at the time the u.s. his position was that this was to protect saudi arabia from what it called malign iranian influence where we heard that expression before well this announcement on monday march fourth is simply one part of a one hundred twenty billion dollars agreement between the two countries saudi arabia is going to buy the fad missile defense system which is basically to protect its territory from incoming up bombs or missiles and this is a project that's going to take about seven years to complete the money is going to be given to a lockheed martin which produces the that missile system and our viewers might
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recall that this is a the same missile system that is being deployed to south korea in case of an attack from north korea now again this deal was basically drawn up two years ago and a lust there were some real reason to what break up the deal this is something that is continuing despite the ongoing congressional concern about the murder of jamal khashoggi this is an ongoing contractual agreement that simply has to be fulfilled interesting timing though as always thank you rosalynn jordan in washington d.c. here's what's coming up for you on this news scouring through what's left behind survivors assess pretty catastrophic damage by tornadoes in the u.s. we're going to be live in alabama the day to also will go to one of each of these richest regions where and see immigration policies thrive but migrant labor is key to the economy and one rail madrid style have some harsh words about the club's current strikeforce the deep.
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syrian democratic forces say they've captured nearly two hundred. people have left . under the armed groups control. trying to push. a village in eastern syria. hundreds of fighters and civilians could still be inside there and that is slowing down their efforts to recapture the town more. the battle may be coming to an end fighters are surrendering doesn't emerge from the armed groups that have territory in syria. outgunned they gave up their tiny enclave along iraq's border there are others who are refusing to give up the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces who launched a final assault on the town on friday. remained in the enclave but the numbers are
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unclear early monday the kurdish led force said it would slow down its advance because we're continuing to use civilians as human shields. we are taking. presence of civilians who are with the terrorists who are being used as human shields or even the families of boys who decided to stay with the terrorists . last week thousands of civilians were transported out of mainly women and children families. what was already a humanitarian emergency the new arrivals hungry and tired were brought to an overcrowded camp the population of north east syria is now over fifty five thousand aid agencies are overwhelmed. and. you know if you're going to the best they can but we weren't prepared for the
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number that are so we're struggling with having it. we have found it and forty children at it been separated from their parents during the journey so or have been able to reunify several of them but their needs are immense eighty one deaths have been registered many from hypothermia almost two thirds of them infants some died on the way to the camp others shortly after reaching it four years ago i still controlled eighty eight thousand square kilometers of territory from syria to iraq and ruled over eight million people but it wasn't two thousand and seventeen when the armed group began to lose major cities in both countries in separate offensives by different players losing both lose would be a symbolic blow to the armed group but it will continue to be a security threat many fighters have slipped into iraq and others are in the desert in eastern syria. beirut well the u.n. says the situation is dire both for those thousands of syrians displaced by the
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fighting in. humanitarian colleagues in the country remain gravely concerned about the situations of tens of thousand civilians who have fled the last held areas of. their resort and are now at the camp they were now fifty four thousand eight hundred people in the camp who over ninety percent are women and children. syria also high on the agenda talks between the russian and qatari foreign ministers was here in doha before travelling to saudi arabia kuwait and the united arab emirates russia's foreign minister urged political solutions for conflicts across the region . in concern to the international agenda we paid attention of course to the situation in the near east north africa first of all in syria libya and somalia we and our partners this year there's a vital need to stabilize these countries as soon as possible relying on
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international law and a comprehensive political solution where there is no part for extremists no matter what slogans they might use algerians continued to hold anti-government protests with students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations and still angry about president. his decision to run for a fifth term even though he's promised to quit early if reelected next month but if it has been in power for more than twenty years and has rarely been seen in public since he suffered a stroke and twenty thirteen more than they've baka. the biggest demonstrations in algeria in decades continue to spread some shared on social media show protests in multiple towns and cities. the government has reportedly tried to prevent gatherings by shutting down the country's three g. and four g. networks but the student led protests a gathering pace demanding the eighty two year old president abdulaziz beautifully who's been in power for twenty years withdraw from next month's election many want
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the country's constitutional call to intervene. to move but it is time to leave is old and sick he isn't conscious about what he's doing it is entourage who are ruling not him not enough photoshop and we're saying that this regime has to leave fed up that's all you know to the face and you know to the system. responding to his campaign. manager beautifully made an offer to shorten any term in power. that i pledge to organize early elections to be set up by the independent national conference i pledged not to be a candidate in that election but the compromise has failed to convince several presidential candidates have dropped out of the race leaving the election in disarray there are also big demonstrations outside algeria the french capital paris has a large ethnic algerian population people there are demanding beautifully retires
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from politics beautifully who 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 is reportedly in switzerland for medical checks demonstrators say he's too weak to lead. on saturday he said his veteran campaign manager seen as a tactic to calm the growing protest movement but there has been anything but calm in recent days all the two hundred people have been injured in clashes but many beautifully is the only leader they've ever known they want reforms to tackle high levels of unemployment that exceeds twenty five percent among those under thirty they wanted a new algeria barkha al-jazeera. courts in turkey are expected to complete trials later this year for thousands of people accused of taking part in the country's failed coup in twenty sixteen many of them are alleged supporters of the us based business men for to the goodman is accused of trying to topple the
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government simcoe see early reports from ankara. it's been nearly three years since a field coup in turkey killed two hundred fifty one people and wounded at least two thousand more relatives of the victims attend the trial of those accused of using the ak and to air base as their headquarters during the cooler temps in the capital on caracas in july two thousand and sixteen families say they want to be sure justice is served then at least we're talking to our sons graves instead of them i want those responsible to face life sentences and not see the daylight should not they're denying their crimes by saying they were plotted by the government inside the courtroom they insult and threaten us by saying they'll come back the orders to conduct air strikes against parliament and a presidential complex were given from their air base most of the five hundred or so defendants are military personnel from noncommissioned officers to high ranking generals the turkish government stays the plotters are linked to the founder of the
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good men movement to luck good men and his supporters turkey listed the group as a terrorist organization after to failed coup. fit their aim was to seize the turkish state government judiciary and the turkish army they controlled fifty percent of the army by two thousand and six by two thousand and sixteen they got full control of all key department. more than seven to seven thousand people have been jailed pending trial since to cool it and the widespread arrests are still virtual authorities have suspended or sacked one hundred fifty thousand civil servants and military personnel and at least five hundred thousand people have gone through the court process in fact as the jew to give the government to investigate these crimes what they should be doing is investigating the people who are actually responsible for criminal acts as part of the coup attempt and not persecuting people or purging people who they believe without any evidence to be part of
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a network of sympathizers for fertility or any other people that they believe to be part of looking over. his western allies have criticized the crackdown with president trichet type add ons critics accusing him of using the failed coup to dissent based on the testimonies of suspects and informants some supporters affects a lot glenn names to hide their identities to infiltrate state institutions that's why the government fears there may still be others who could pose a threat but the spike delegations of a decades long infiltration some here say no hard line supporters of good men in political parties including the ruling party have been brought to justice so now because al-jazeera. israeli government is pushing for the quick demolition of the homes of two palestinians who were killed by israeli forces in the occupied west bank according to the israeli military the two tried to drive a car into israeli soldiers in full name
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a village west of ramallah but locals say it was merely a car accident a third person in the vehicle was seriously injured media reports say two soldiers were wounded one of them seriously and with more now from ramallah in the occupied west bank. the palestinian health minister says that two palestinians were killed and a third was wounded in the village of west of from a lot israeli forces say that the three palestinians have a car against israeli soldiers in the area wounding two of them and the israeli army has also said in a statement that they're found fire bombs in the car however the palestinians say the big contest the virgine of israeli forces and they say that the area in which the incident has happened has witnessed so many car accidents in the past the israeli army has closed the area and many palestinians have suffered tear gas inhalation after a confrontation between the palestinians and the israeli army the jordanian
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government says israel is trying to intimidate top palestinian officials to see jerusalem's alot some holy size a ban on the curb on the clerics from entering a lot so has been extended that's after they defied israel and reopened a part of the compound to the muslim worship a story from her a false one. well lawyers for the islamic work for the organization which runs the alexa mosque compound known as the temple mount to jews in cooperation with the jordanian government they say that this latest action by israeli authorities by the police to bar three senior clerics from the site along with in total one hundred thirty people for various lengths of time up to several months is something that is totally unjustified and must be challenged and changed it all stems from what's been happening here in the last few weeks the decision to open an area of the site the mercy gate which had been closed since two thousand and three that was a decision by the israeli authorities at that time linked to the wish and action to
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disrupt the activities of a group inside the site that had been linked to hamas those a further court order in twenty seventeen in the same terms which led to the extension of that closure well the legal team for the walk says that that should never have been targeting any particular site that it should have been just about targeting a group and their activities and that is why it is totally right and within the or thirty of the works to decide to reopen that area for worship and for access to worshippers should they wish to go there it's something that has been very much celebrated by muslim worshippers at the site as a successful challenge to israeli authorities here and as far as the laws themselves are concerned they say they aren't going to challenge any of this in the israeli courts because that is not the policy of the work they see that is legitimizing israeli claims here potentially rather they are looking to jordan for
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further action already the jordanian jordanian government has called these actions by the israeli police intimidation. the latest attempt an arrest in central african republic appears to be in trouble so militia groups are abandoning a peace deal after a new month agreement brought together fourteen groups who control most of the country this was the attempt at a formal peace agreement since the many muslim rebels ousted the christian president francis busy from power in twenty thirteen nicholas huck explains now why the peace deal is at risk of falling through. one after the other rebel groups are walking out of this peace deal that was brokered just a month ago in february in neighboring sudan backed by the united nations the african union and russia so why are they walking out well on sunday the government and now it's a cabinet reshuffle and among the thirty six new ministries only six went to rebel groups remember there were fourteen rebel groups that were promised to be part of
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an all inclusive government one of the leaders of these rebel groups that walked out says that this new government is in violation with the grievance nordin and the head of the f p r c a group that controls large parts of the northern border with chad says the government is acting in bad faith is amateur ish at best incompetent he says now when the brokered deal was announced back in february the president of the central african republic said history will judge with severity if this fails and it seems it was an ominous speech because when after the other they're walking out of this deal caught in this tussle for power the people of the central african republic half of them live on the humanitarian aid that the united nations is providing over. half of its population or is displaced and just
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recently a few months ago there were talks of a possible found in dire is the situation for the people of the central african republic and they are the one who have the most to lose if this peace deal falls through. chad has closed its northern border with libya a month after fighters from a libyan armed group entered its territory chad security minister has called the area a crossroads of thugs terrorists and rebels most to the north of the country's food supplies actually come in from southern libya. this report now from tripoli with the word according to the chadian security minister mohammad. the decision of closing the border with libya has been made or has been taken in order to prevent a criminal gangs including terrorists and also. rebels from entering get chad we understand that the chadian border with libya has been witnessing
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criminal activities including human trafficking smuggling drugs smuggling and also terrorist acts at around the border area we understand that chadian opposition groups which the minister refers to them as rebels they have been fighting alongside their libyan cousins libyan fighters against forces loyal to world lord khalifa haftar since have to launch at his military campaign in the south of libya in mid january under the banner of fighting terrorism and fighting criminal gangs we understand that this is not the first time chad decides to close its borders with libya in two thousand and seventeen the borders with chad were also closed for a couple of months for the same reason the u.n. nuclear agency says iran is still complying with the deal it signed with several world powers and twenty fifteen agreement is aimed at preventing iran from building
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nuclear weapons remember the u.s. withdraw from the deal last year and reimposed sanctions on iran germany france britain russia and china are determined to keep the green to life. all right here's what's ahead on the news out thousands of people cut off by devastating floods this is in afghanistan and pakistan. chimpanzees find a new home after spending most of their lives in the u.s. the birch trees want to know what happened to the c.e.o. of a major league baseball team after an altercation with his wife went viral. however the tornado risk has much to minish now the tail and charley storms are good to
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track through florida next couple of us this was the dangerous pair of tails they went through alabama and georgia that takes everything more or less off shore not behind it though it looks like a lot of that she that is the ground temperature the satellite reads carried by the temperature it sees as a dry and is really subzero and it is that's what it thinks is claire these are high temperatures minus eleven in chicago monday moslim new winnipeg this massive originally from the ark to near the north pole is still sitting over the northern plains in the canadian prairies and it's going to drift eastwards with the flow once again which i'm sure dropping in new york to be subzero for cheese day down to three in washington a high temperature remember we've warmed up in chicago minus seven now the story on the west coast it's not been one of temperature variation in the great degrees the amount of rain and once more is coming back through california up to washington and just over the borders are the rain or snow depending on your height above sea level now bear in mind in the central valley more especially napa valley north of san
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francisco we have had flooding recently this could repeat that process but there is good news we want a snow he's good for the snow pack. al jazeera explores prominent figures of the twentieth century and how rivalries influenced the course of history steve jobs a much better marketeers than bill gates was apple was going to reinvent stuff all though made software what it is today will change the world to high tech visionaries whose breakthroughs inspired a digital revolution jobs and gates face to face on al-jazeera. and then reported world on i g z the u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their
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days looking forward to for dry riverbed like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country have been truly unable to escape the war. on the news i hear about zero these are our top stories venezuela's opposition leaders calling on his supporters to step up the pressure on president nicolas maduro to resign large crowds greeted one why the in the capital caracas after he returned from a tour of latin american countries a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by donald trump and his
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administration has demanded documents from dozens of people and organizations close to the u.s. president i'm including his son's former semi general jeff sessions there among eighty one people and groups when asked to provide papers. and u.s. banks kurdish forces have captured nearly two hundred five as the group's last pocket of territory in eastern syria syrian democratic forces warned that hundreds of fighters and civilians could still be in the village of about close. canada's prime minister's has called china's detention of a former diplomat and the businessmen up a tree this is justin trudeau saying he is very concerned that beijing suspects the canadian nationals of spying the two detained in december just days after the arrest of a top executive of the chinese telecoms giant huawei in canada everyone is on the reports on straining time between beijing and ottawa. michael covert a former diplomat and current asia advisor to
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a brussels based think tank and michael spade or a businessman based in china two canadians detained in china since december on monday for the first time china said the two men are being held because they are suspected of being spies but the arrest of the two men has been seen possibly as beijing's retaliation for china's arrest of a mangle one joe an executive at chinese technology company while away and daughter of the company's founder she was arrested on december first nine days later two canadians are arrested in china. since being released on bail has been required to stay in vancouver on sunday her lawyers filed a lawsuit against the canadian government after her high profile arrest saying she was interrogated before she was told she was even under arrest she was detained in canada at the request of washington allegedly she had broken american sanctions
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against iran yep a so it has severely strained relations between canada and china on monday canada's prime minister's scolded china for what he called arbitrary detentions we are obviously very concerned with the this position that china has taken the safety and security of canadians is always of first order for this government and that's why we've been engaging in standing up for the two two canadians who've been arbitrarily detained by china from the very beginning but china was infuriated at their arrest and possible extradition of mang something it reaffirmed on monday. the u.s. and canada abuse their bilateral extradition treaty and take compulsory measures freely against chinese citizens so it's a very early violates chinese citizens legitimate rights and interests we once again urge the u.s. to immediately withdraw the arrest warrant an extradition request on this main longo. as for the international crisis group's think tank he works for
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a full time city has not been allowed to see a lawyer or in denied he's a spy or partook in any activities that threaten to china's security there appears little chance of the situation deescalating anytime soon mang is fighting to avoid extradition to the u.s. where she could face more than twenty years in prison if convicted her next court appearance in canada is on wednesday but the appeals process is long and complicated and could last months or even years gabriel zonda. new york just another note concern in canada a second member of justin trudeau cabinet has resigned jane fill part says she's lost confidence in the government's handling of the corruption inquiry her resignation follows the departure of the former justice minister jody wilson rebels who testified last week that government officials in appropriately pressured her to
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help a construction firm in this n.c. law and learn to avoid a corruption trial now the father of an american woman who left alabama in twenty fourteen to join i so is asking a court in the u.s. to recognize his citizenship. is being held at a kurdish detention camp in syria with her eighteen month old son she says she has renounced eisel and wants to come home but the trumpet ministration said she's not a u.s. citizen and won't be allowed in more from shihab rattansi in washington. well the judge ruled against the defense's motion for expedited consideration of hogan with on his case there was plenty of comfort for the defense as well as the judge and his son mation suggested he was inclined to believe that with ana is a us citizen when this does eventually come to trial but we're also very encouraged by the judge's comments certainly foreshadow the ultimate outcome of this case in our view. the weaknesses of the government's arguments and the fact that holder the
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title is impacting us it is the government's position again sort of with his u.s. citizenship is based around the question of whether father had diplomatic immunity at the time of the family says his position at the u.n. mission for yemen had been terminated before the government says it hadn't been notified of the nation so therefore he still had diplomatic immunity therefore does not have birthright citizenship as diplomats children on given birthright citizenship automatically the judge did seem to suggest that it was the term a nation with his job at the u.n. mission that is key not when the u.s. government was notified and so when this case does begin in several months time the defense have grounds to be rather optimistic. floods in southern pakistan and afghanistan of killed at least fifty people heavy rain for the past ten days as kind of tens of thousands of people in the afghan government says flooding was worst in kandahar in at least seven years charlotte bellus reporting now from kabul . the afghan military flying over flooded kandahar province on
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a mission to rescue one thousand people trapped by floods there's been heavy rain in afghanistan and southern pakistan for more than a week on saturday flash floods swept through towns and villages across the region we didn't just do your part of the river that a disaster took place in kandahar as there's no drainage and there is little public awareness which is why so many people were affected most of the affected people were already internally displaced and living on the river banks so they were hit harder than the others the traditional homes constructed from modern clay stood little chance as the floodwaters search through rose garden. where i'm a poor man at the walls of my house have been damaged my two children were injured i'm asking the government to help me by providing tents it was a feeling to see today and they were distributing emergency aid on the advice of the governor we made a list of three hundred ninety seven families of that two hundred fifty families had their homes fully destroyed the un is sending teams in sitting up shelters to
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help the displaced i think another issue that we're dealing with is accessibility in some of the more rural areas that we're only just getting to people are quite cut off they are quite vulnerable so obviously an event like this has a big impact on. the destruction extends from kandahar through six different provinces to harass and far in the west for than five hundred homes have been damaged or destroyed as well as schools mosques and bridges in pakistan the southern province of baluchistan has been hardest hit the military rescued hundreds of families stranded by flood waters relief camps have been set up for those at high altitudes. dealing with heavy snow. back in afghanistan most people were hurt as their homes collapsed around them others was swept away in the waters in kandahar those who could travel made their way from faraway districts to mow icy hospital those who couldn't wait it is half
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a dozen medical teams trying to reach flooded areas. but we have received in this hospital twelve dead bodies which include six men one woman and five children as well as thirty five injured so far many people were main missing and in such remote areas of afghanistan and pakistan it is going to take some time to assess how many lives and positions having lost shiela bellus out is there are a couple. it is not a powerhouse in one of the richest regions in europe then that are also with the country's far right party nono no. it's thriving almost a third of the region voted for the party and its anti immigration policies in recent elections but as you go reports from verona migrant labor is actually crucial to the success of the region. a city steeped in history and as with other parts of italy their own is people are fiercely protective of their identity and customs so much so that protecting these was one of the foundations for the
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likud party. is where the league has always been important in terms of right wing parties and identity terry a movement it's an experiment into right wing politics we are battling for an identity and cause for defending security and against illegal uncontrolled immigration and the issue of immigration is always close to the top of the party's agenda there is a history of the extreme right here in verona back to the days of when it was part of the republic of salo during world war two and nazi puppet state these days it is the league that rules and they found the fervor of near fascist organizations here problem is that their anti immigrant rhetoric collides with the reality and that is that migrants are very much a part of the success of this wealthy region. it's heavy work making
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motorized outdoor tools in this factory the assembly line chan's out lawnmowers and tractors one of the many industrial operations that defines venet off as a powerhouse i think you and a look along the shop floor reveals how diverse the eight hundred strong workforce is the factory could not keep up with demand or maintain its leadership in the market without italian workers i don't take it about politics we take it about the business and when the business coming to the integration is something that you have to do because you want to wonderful product you want quality you want to fish and sea and you cannot have it without integrity whatever kind of work is your environment. while ten percent of the region's population is made up of migrants. anti immigration political parties have flourished. the immigrant labor force is indispensable in venit so especially in small to
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medium sized businesses more so in this region than in any other tools as one of the oldest populations in the country which needs to mystic employees from this workforce despite this the anti immigration strategy has worked for the leak in this region turning fear is into slogans has proved profitable for the politicians in terms of votes but some businesses are asking without the immigrant workers would we still be making a profit on al-jazeera for rhona beneteau the u.s. was the last major country to perform invasive testing on chimpanzees that have infected them with hiv and tuberculosis and other diseases stop doing it in twenty fifteen so now many of the chimps have gone into retirement in a new home and john hendren has the story. for mankind's closest relative. this is the reward for a life of service. they've been infected with hiv tuberculosis and other diseases
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and tested it medical labs across the united states now julius in two hundred sixty eight other chimpanzees are living a life of leisure at louisiana's chin pavan the world's largest chimp retirement home. they get treatments for the usual ailments for the elderly. diabetes we see kidney failure we see liver insufficiency arthritis. and they get specialized medical care and the occasional healthy treat. they are living out the chimp why they get to make choices they can decide if they want to be indoors or if they want to be outdoors or fight that happened. three years after the u.s. government ended in. testing on chimpanzees there are now more chimps here than in government funded laboratories. and pavan is rapidly making room for the remaining
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one hundred eighty test chimps hey are you are ready for the release. of everything about. some labs had insisted the chimp should be retired where they are in the labs that experimented on them but in october the u.s. national institutes of health decided that all chimps who are healthy enough to travel be brought here. this is a far cry from the lives chimpanzees lived in research labs instead of serving humankind with their bodies. they're being catered to themselves. so i'm like julie is we're born in the wild others have never seen a tree you would think if you gave a chimp a tree they would climb it that's not true chimps are territorial sometimes fatally so to newcomers so any faults is part behaviorist part mammal matchmaker when they arrive we actually go and do observations on the groups and on the individuals and try to see where we think that they're going to best fit in and with what family
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they're going to do and once we kind of make that determination. they have a say in having a say for many for the first time in their lives can make all the difference john hendren. louisiana rescue crews in the united states are continuing to scour the wreckage after two tornadoes caused extensive damage in parts of alabama at least twenty three people have died in lee county dozens more injured describe the aftermath as catastrophic thousands of homes and buildings destroyed or damaged . the story. this is what is left of lee county in eastern alabama after several tornadoes struck on sunday the u.s. national weather service says the first tornado packed winds of up to two hundred sixty six kilometers an hour carving a path at least
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a kilometer wide people try to leave the area before the tornadoes hit i got a doorway or my kids. wide level two more going to my mother in law as we were just trying to get out of this area right here coming up around the corner as i was making a left right up there around thirty. and then follow area right here. is pretty much just down. the scattered debris is hampering rescue efforts in certain areas we've done everything we feel like we can do to save the area is just very very hazardous to put anybody into a just point in time debris everywhere and it is just as it has mentioned previously this evening just some massive damage to structures and residences in the area catastrophic is toward being used by many to describe what's happened here more than ten thousand people are without power across the state of alabama
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cold weather is forecast for the area after tornadoes with temperatures predicted to drop to near freezing the state governor has warned people there could be more extreme weather to come and there are tornado warning still in place in parts of alabama and the neighboring state of georgia door such a pari al-jazeera. he posted this picture on twitter with the hash tag. used by egypt's political prisoners when they are afraid. of protests. in journalism we are told to report the story and not be part of the story and unfortunately what happened with me was i was the story. i am not the first or last journalist to be detained famous journalists were detained and resumed their work when they were released i hope to follow the same path.
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we're looking at sport mon here's fara thanks very much athletes from countries within the oceana region will compete at the asian games for the first time in twenty twenty two and joe and china will be hosting the event the asian games is the second largest sports tournament in the world after the olympic games officials
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and o.c.i. have been campaigning for decades for inclusion. of the move to include the likes of australia and new zealand is geared towards increasing the level of competition at the games the invite is for selected sports to enable qualification for the twenty twenty four paras the lympics asian competition and will include the likes of football basketball and volleyball countries from the region are already part of football's asian cup and were invited to be part of the asian which are games in two thousand and seventeen earlier we spoke to berlin based australian sports journalists anthony howard he believes this latest move is great news for athletes from the reach him. do you wish you'd have had it happen sooner it might have happened sooner and why didn't happen sooner that's probably more the question that you ask in relation to this happening it's going to give for instance if you just pick one change is how actually here to get to an olympics is going to be an asian games it and you can make you book your ticket to an olympics by the games that's
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something truly significant to an athlete in the way they prepare the way you do your for major is it significant for the athletes coming the other y into these goings that are up to ten thousand participants already but i think that remains to be seen but more competition greater competition out of this whole right of sport can only be a good thing i think if we use football as a guide it changed everything in astronomy in that we started to perceive ourselves differently as almost another motional level as part of asia suddenly you know football sense and certainly worked on our behalf in terms of what it did for getting us into the asian cup and winning the ice in cup around madrid's little bugger it says the club's forwards have failed to step up following kris jenner and all those news to you that. last sixteen of the champions league on tuesday with a two one lead becoming european champions is their only real chance of silverware they won the tournament last time around with her knowledge of scoring fifteen at
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his forty four balls last season and it braless current attack is far less threatening though gareth bale has only thirteen goals from thirty three games while karim benzema has twenty from forty. going to bed or of course we miss christiane when christiane i left the club wanted the other players to make up for he did of course not like him but divided between the strikers and that is not easy because christiane has scored fifty goals the nowadays you cannot find someone that scores that much some players had to step up and well not score fifty goals but least what we are missing perhaps twenty goals. i'm not going to give names but two or three players should have scored fifteen or twenty goals or ten goals but we don't have that. the president and c.e.o. of a major league baseball team has taken a leave of absence from his position following an altar cation with his wife it was caught on video images of san francisco giants head larry bear pulling his wife to
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the ground in a public park on friday went viral the sixty one year old has since publicly apologized to his family and his team major league baseball says it's looking into the incident and the giants are said to be cooperate in that one of the biggest cycling events ever to take place in africa has just finished this year's tour de were one was upgraded by the sport's governing bodies so it could include walt's four teams on sunday the overall title was won by a star rider or how we could us only one other race in africa in this category that takes place and the ball. felix is the man behind the first globally recognized continental cycling team based in rwanda he sent us this video take a. look you saw the total i wonder has made a lot of progress compared to last year it's a great boost for us as we don't have a lot of pro teams in the country we have told seems competing this time out for example who won the race a local team learnt so much from them the race is growing and becoming ever more
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popular we have a lot of global t.v. channels covering the events it really is exceptional progress the feedback we had from the european and asian teams was good they were impressed with the organization and the level of competition after the success we had staging this tool. to host the twenty twenty five road world championships that would be good not just for us but cycling globally and it will help the sport expand throughout africa we know we're capable of staging such a big event rwanda has good infrastructure plenty of hotels and great routes so we will be a fantastic achievement so one day host the world championships. michel has shown the value of persistence and sports after ninety seven top level tournaments the american has finally victory a birdie on the final green at the on a classic in florida us on the twenty seven year old to win the title by a single stroke holding off challenges by brooks and rickie fowler to the things like this that i have been close. and today.
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it's happened again i want to stick it out you know. and over the past couple years i was able to do it not just heart breaking down the stretch and that's all your sport for now more later and more news coming your way in a couple minutes after the break. the ultranationalist monks connected with one of the world's worst humanitarian crises as we doe as any migrant joining with the military to impose
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a deadly political agenda we have to protest our nation is in our religion this is the politics what is happening to the engine that's one of the biggest stains of one the country as a whole the military that's what in the motherhood and a lot of what lots of money me and an unholy alliance coming soon on al-jazeera. cartoonish. real men killed a mother and son on that way to an appointment sadly the insurgents don't wear uniforms block or so it is seen long ago with the was all for the american
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occupation of iraq matthew has an old american prince to account trump tower twenty sixteen how come you didn't mention that meeting to congress and i did i don't know if i got the transcript wrong. i don't think hear that sharp but you can tell the difference between a polish guy a french guy holding a yard charging at the head on a. i ben as well as opposition leader won by to returns home despite the threat of arrest or news this calls for president entourage to quit.
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either from doha everyone i'm kemal sons or maria with the world news from al-jazeera zeroing in on donald trump's in his so-called democratic politicians in the u.s. launch a new investigation against the president's. u.s. backed fighters in syria sort of evacuated two hundred members of ice or from the group's last territory the fighting goes on. and protesters in algeria keep up the pressure on president out there was ease beautifully kept despite his pledge to step down if we elect. venezuela's opposition leader won by those asked thousands of his supporters to get back on the streets and step up the pressure on president maduro to resign i quote i got a hero's welcome in the capital caracas after his return from a tour of latin american countries he was there to gather support for his
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leadership after a failed us led attempt to get aid into venezuela president maduro has threatened to arrest quota for flouting a travel ban but the u.s. won't any action against him will have consequences if you don't believe i will own a trailer i want to ask people of venezuela is that a shred of fear they threatened only of us here they threaten me will jail down you saw it and when i'll tell you something it will not be through threats that they will hold us back. we are here and we are strong united more than ever you know i'd like you we are here and we are stronger than ever i believe that i was thinking he was born that's now with monarch up below he is in kuta near the colombia venezuela border. i want to go was greeted by thousands of supporters in these are demonstrations that were convened via a social media broadcast that took place on sunday evening when where one by deal
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called on thousands of innocent citizens to take to the streets to fill the streets not only of get access but all of venezuela he was almost mobbed when he arrived in that in that scene of protest where thousands of people were waiting to hear him speak he he said that the fact that he wasn't arrested upon his return from that tour of central several south american countries was evidence that the chain of command in the military had been broken he was also calling on military officers to allow international aid that continues to sit on the colombia venezuela border to be allowed into the country now one way though is also calling for these demonstrations we saw those images of thousands of people on the streets of caracas he's calling on this on this momentum to continue into tuesday tuesday which happens to coincide with the anniversary of the death of former venezuelan leader hugo chavez but it doesn't stop there even though there wasn't an outline of what
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the next steps are going to be in the process that bill and his international allies have in mind he is also calling for more protests going into the weekend protests into march ninth on saturday up until now unfortunately we have not heard any sort of official response or declaration made by president. but we are keeping a close eye to see what sort of what sort of response we may expect from the government of nicolas mother to. two other news in a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by donald trump has demanded documents from dozens of people and organizations close to the president the house judiciary committee has named eighty one people and groups that includes two of trump's sons and his former attorney general jeff sessions and aides to the campaign committee how could reports from washington. it's a sweeping and wide ranging demand on monday the judiciary committee from the democratic controlled house of representatives ordered eighty one individuals and
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entities tied to u.s. president donald trump including the president's son don jr to turn over materials believed to shine a light on trump's alleged abuse of power and obstruction of justice it's a political hoax. speaking from the white house surrounded by college football champions once again discredited the efforts to investigate his presidency but said he would comply with the committee request i cooperate all the time with everybody and you know. this the document triggers what's expected to be another lengthy investigation in addition to robert muller's probe into potential trunk ties to russia this latest effort is a coordination by more than a half dozen house committees including judiciary committee chair jerry narron are looking into trump's decision to fire former f.b.i. director james comey as well as efforts to protect former national security advisor
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michael flynn it's very clear that the president should be just as it's very clear eleven hundred times he referred to the mole investigation as a witch hunt he tried to fire he tried to protect flynn from being investigated by the by the f.b.i. you fired me in order to stop the russian thing the committee's efforts will be punctuated by hearings designed to create a record of public testimony and could expose potential presidential conflicts of interest ranging from trump's hotel in washington to possible money laundering by the president's businesses and well impeachment proceedings are possible they aren't a minute no we have to do the investigations and get all this we do not now have. the evidence all sorted out before you impeach somebody you. to persuade the american public trust approval numbers have risen in recent weeks up to forty six percent and eighty eight percent of republicans still back the president that's why
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the investigations by democrats in the house of representatives are designed to be intentionally slow it's an effort to pick apart donald trump's presidency and illustrate a pattern of behavior that at minimum in the court of public opinion could hurt his chances for re-election can really help get al-jazeera washington u.s. senate has a vent for a closed door briefing on where the sanctions should be imposed over the murder of journalist jamal khashoggi this is the u.s. senate foreign relations committee which has been hearing about what headway the trumpet administration has actually made in this investigation under the global magnitsky act president jordan has more on that from washington. the u.s. senate foreign relations committee had a closed door briefing with trumpet ministration officials on monday about the trumpet ministrations compliance with the global magnitsky act that is the law that requires the us to hold accountable governments and individual persons with
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sanctions for violating the rights of any of that country's citizens the senate foreign relations committee recently invoked them act in the case of the washington post columnist. he was murdered in the saudi consulate in istanbul back on october second senators from both parties have been very concerned that the administration doesn't want to jeopardize its relationship with riyadh and isn't doing enough to actively investigate the circumstances surrounding his shows he's murder or to hold accountable those members of the saudi government including perhaps the saudi crown prince mohammed bin solid month for their involvement in kosovo she's murder apparently once this closed door briefing on monday afternoon ended at least one senator lindsey graham of south carolina told reporters that the hearing essentially was a waste of time and that he knew more about the ongoing investigation than the
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trumpet ministration official sent to brief him and his fellow senators meantime it was announced by the pentagon also on monday that a two year old contract between the u.s. and saudi arabia is moving ahead lockheed martin one of the u.s. is main military contractors is going to build a thought that missile defense system for saudi arabia for nearly nine hundred forty six million dollars the agreement was reached two years ago that the u.s. where provide this technology to saudi arabia in order to deal with what the u.s. has called mole. iranian influence across the greater middle east the u.s. in recent times has been stepping up its anti iranian rhetoric and certainly even though the timing is coincidental it seems as if this announcement of this missile defense system sale might engender more criticism of the trumpet ministration more
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than it might have otherwise expected the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces say they've evacuated nearly two hundred eisel fighters and thousands of people have also left the last remaining pockets of the on to groups control the many kurdish fighters are trying to push out of a village in eastern syria but the s.d.f. says hundreds of finance and civilians could still be inside and that is slowing their efforts to recapture it reports from beirut. the battle for but who is may be coming to an end i still fighters are surrendering doesn't emerge from the armed groups pocket of territory in syria. outgunned they gave up their tiny enclave along iraq's border there are others who are refusing to give up the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces who launched a final assault on the town on friday said i still fighters remain inside the enclave but the numbers are unclear early monday the kurdish led for said it would
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slow down its advance because i still fighters were continuing to use civilians as human shields. we are taking into consideration the possible presence of civilians who are with the terrorists who are being used as human shields or even the families of boys who fight says who decided to stay with the terrorists. last week thousands of civilians were transported out of mainly women and children families of i still fighters the exodus worse than what was already a humanitarian emergency the new arrivals hungry and tired were brought to an overcrowded camp the population of. syria is now over fifty five thousand aid agencies are overwhelmed. there are still so many new arrivals coming in and you know the aid agencies are going to the best they can but we weren't prepared for the number that are going so we're struggling with having it after we have found
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forty children and been separated from their parents during the journey so or have been able to reunify several of them but their needs are immense eighty one deaths have been registered many from hypothermia almost two thirds of them infants some died on the way to the camp others shortly after reaching it four years ago i still controlled eighty eight thousand square kilometers of territory from syria to iraq and ruled over eight million people but it wasn't two thousand and seventeen when the armed group began to lose major cities in both countries in separate offensives by different players losing both lose would be a symbolic blow to the armed group but it will continue to be a security threat many fighters have slipped into iraq and others are in the desert in eastern syria. syria was high on the agenda of talks between the russian and qatari foreign ministers. before travelling to saudi arabia
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kuwait and the united arab emirates he urged political solutions for conflicts across the region. in concern to the international agenda we paid attention of course to the situation in the near east north africa first of all in syria libya and somalia we and our partners assume there is a vital need to stabilize these countries as soon as possible relying on international law and a comprehensive political solution where there is no part for extremists no matter what slogans they might use. still ahead for you on al-jazeera thousands of people cut off by the devastating floods across afghanistan and pakistan and we'll take you to one of italy's richest regions where anti immigration policies thrive migrant labor is key to the economy.
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and of the rain is gathering again in central and southern china you wouldn't think there was much what you see from the satellite picture except there is cloud any time the cloud on this scale is going to be doing something and that's what has to be fast amount of rain is developing from the united front up towards shanghai stretching up through the yangtze and down towards hong kong and that's going to be a she made sticky probably wet day on tuesday and the rain itself is gathering trying to move slowly eastward so it's allowing one to come out into the sunshine but it still looks wet in hong kong is caught taiwan by this time shanghai should be though not warm and dry this is looking a little bit early for spring rains but i have to tell you it looks like spring rains there for heavy enough eventually to cause a little flooding bit early yet but we'll watch it for the totals then there's the gap which is familiar from from the philippines back towards the main into
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southeast asia and through malaysia very few showers but the big tops that are there are quite heavy showers the china trade northwards up through some moderate towards singapore wouldn't make much difference here but jakarta the rest of. the way that's definitely share of territory and that's been heavy showers recently there's been some flooding in java it wouldn't surprise me if that happened again. the weather sponsored by cantata. al jazeera explores prominent figures of the twentieth century and how rivalries influenced the course of history steve jobs a much better market to bill gates apple like real than stuff bill made software what it is today will change the world to high tech visionaries whose breakthroughs inspired a digital revolution jobs and gates face to face on al-jazeera.
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bringing you to the headlines on al-jazeera this hour and venezuela's opposition leader is calling on his supporters to step up the pressure on president maduro to resign while the received a hero's welcome in caracas after he returned from a tour of latin american countries a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by donald trump than is it ministration has demanded documents from dozens of people and organizations close to the u.s. president also the former attorney general jeff sessions they are among eighteen people and groups have been asked to provide papers. and the u.s. banks kurdish forces say they've captured nearly two hundred fighters from the
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group's last pocket of territory in eastern syria the syrian democratic forces warned hundreds of fighters and civilians could still be in the village of. algerians continue to hold anti-government protests with students boycotting classes and holding demonstrations they are angry about president abdelaziz but to think his decision to run for a fifth term even though. he promised to quit early if reelected next month but a flake has been in power for more than twenty years but has rarely been seen in public since a stroke in twenty thirteen or from a baka. the biggest demonstrations in algeria in decades continue to spread some shared on social media show protests in multiple towns and cities. the government has reportedly tried to prevent gatherings by shutting down the country's three g. and four g. networks for the student led protests a gathering pace demanding the eighty two year old president. who's been in power
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for twenty years withdraws from next month's election many want the country's constitutional call to intervene i remove the it's time to leave is old and sick he isn't conscious about what he's doing it is on to raj you are ruling not him not enough photoshop and we're saying that this regime has to live with fed up that's all you know to the fair tax and no to the system. responding through his campaign manager beautifully made an offer to shorten any term in power. that i pledged to organize early elections to be set up by the independent national conference i pledged not to be a candidate and that election but the compromise has failed to convince several presidential candidates have dropped out of the race leaving the election in disarray there are also big demonstrations outside algeria the french capital paris
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has a large ethnic algerian population people there are demanding beautifully retires from politics beautifully who 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 is reportedly in switzerland for medical checks demonstrators say he's too weak to lead. on saturday he sacked his veteran campaign manager she. it is a tactic to calm the growing protest movement but there has been anything but calm in recent days for the two hundred people have been injured in clashes with many beautiful is the only leader they've ever known they want reforms to tackle high levels of unemployment that exceeds twenty five percent among those under thirty they want to do algeria the parka. the israeli government is pushing for the quick demolition of the homes of two palestinians who were killed by israeli forces in the occupied west bank according to the israeli military the two tried to drive a car into israeli soldiers in the village of for the name west of but locals say
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it was merely a car accident a third person in the vehicle was seriously injured media reports say two soldiers were wounded one of them seriously the latest attempt to end the unrest in central african republic looks like it's in trouble two armed groups are abandoning a peace deal after only a month it was an agreement that brought together fourteen armed groups who control most of the country the eight thirty am to the formal peace agreement since the many muslim rebels ousted the christian president francis busies a from power in twenty team. canada's prime minister's call china's detention of a former diplomat and businessman arbitrary justin trudeau says he is very concerned that beijing suspects the canadian nationals are spying they were detained in december just days after the arrest of the top executive of chinese telecom giant huawei in canada every reports on these straining ties between beijing and ottawa. michael covert a former diplomat and current asia advisor to
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a brussels based think tank and michael spade or a businessman based in china two canadians detained in china since december on monday for the first time china said the two men are being held because they are suspected of being spies but the arrest of the two men has been seen possibly as beijing's retaliation for china's arrest of a mangle one joe an executive at chinese technology company while away and daughter of the company's founder she was arrested on december first nine days later two canadians are arrested in china. since being released on bail has been required to stay in vancouver on sunday her lawyers filed a lawsuit against the canadian government after her high profile arrest saying she was interrogated before she was told she was even under arrest she was detained in
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canada at the request of washington allegedly she had broken american sanctions against iran yep a so it has severely strained relations between canada and china on monday canada's prime minister's scolded china for what he called arbitrary detentions we are obviously very concerned with the this position that china has taken the safety and security of canadians is always of first order for this government and that's why we've been engaging in standing up for the two two canadians who've been arbitrarily detained by china from the very beginning but china was infuriated at their arrest and possible extradition of mang something it reaffirmed on monday. the u.s. and canada abuse their bilateral extradition treaty and take compulsory measures freely against chinese citizens so it's a very early violates chinese citizens legitimate rights and interests we once again urge the u.s.
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to immediately withdraw the arrest warrant an extradition request on this main wango. as for the international crisis group's think tank he works for full time city has not been allowed to see a lawyer or in denied he's a spy or partook in any activities that threaten to china's security there appears little chance of the situation deescalating anytime soon meng is fighting to avoid extradition to the u.s. where she could face more than twenty years in prison if convicted her next court appearance in canada is on wednesday but the appeals process is long and complicated and could last months or even years gabriels andro. new york and a second member of canada's cabinet has resigned as prime minister justin trudeau faces a deepening political crisis the budget minister jane philpott said she's lost confidence in how the government can deal with the corruption inquiry departures just days
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after the resignation of the justice minister jody wilson raybold last week she testified she was pressured by government officials to help a major construction firm to avoid a corruption trial. floods in southern pakistan and afghanistan have killed at least fifty people have iran over the past ten days is cut off tens of thousands of residents the afghan government says flooding was the worst in kandahar in at least seven years shiela bellus of more from kabul. the afghan military flying over flooded kandahar province on a mission to rescue one thousand people trapped by floods there's been heavy rain in afghanistan and southern pakistan for more than a week on saturday flash floods swept through towns and villages across the region we didn't just do your part of the river that a disaster took place in kandahar as there's no drainage and there is little public awareness which is why so many people were affected most of the affected people were already internally displaced and living on the river banks so they were hit
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harder than the others the traditional homes constructed from modern clay stood little chance as the floodwaters search through rose garden. or i'm a poor man at the walls of my house have been damaged my two children were injured i'm asking the government to help me by providing tents it was a sale on a cd and they were distributing emergency aid on the advice of the gov we made a list of three hundred ninety seven families of that two hundred fifty families had their homes fully destroyed the un is sending teams and sitting up shelters to help the displaced i think another issue that we're dealing with is accessibility in some of the more rural areas that we're only just getting to people are quite cut off they are quite vulnerable so obviously an event like this has a big impact on. the destruction extends from kandahar through six different provinces to harass and far in the west for than five hundred homes have been damaged or destroyed as well as schools mosques and bridges in pakistan the
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southern province of baluchistan has been hardest hit the military rescued hundreds of families stranded by flood waters relief camps have been set up for those at high altitudes dealing with heavy snow. back in afghanistan most people were hurt as their homes collapsed around them others was swept away in the waters in kandahar those who could travel made their way from far away districts tomorrow i say hospital those who couldn't wait it is half a dozen medical teams try to reach flooded areas. but we have received in this hospital twelve dead bodies which include six men one woman and five children as well as thirty five injured so far many people were main missing and in such remote areas of afghanistan and pakistan it is going to take some time to assess how many lives and positions having lost shiela bellus out is there a couple of rescue crews in the united states continue to scour the wreckage after two tornadoes caused extensive damage to parts of alabama at least twenty three
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people are known to have died in the county and dozens more were injured or florida's of described the aftermath as catastrophic or ten with thousands of homes and buildings damaged or destroyed the egyptian photojournalist now where there was a better known as shall come has been released after more than five years in prison he posted this on his twitter account with the hash tag hello asphalt which is used by egypt's political prisoners when they are freed shuckin was arrested in twenty thirteen when taking pictures of protests it is italy's like economic powerhouse in one of the richest regions in europe but the netto is also where the country's far right party known as the league is thriving almost a third of the region voted for the party and its anti immigration policies in recent elections but son hugo go reports from verona migrant labor is actually crucial to the success of the region. a city steeped in history and as with other
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parts of italy their own is people are fiercely protective of their identity and customs so much so that protecting these was one of the foundations for the likud party. is where the league has always been important in terms of right wing parties and identity terry a movement it's an experiment into right wing politics we are battling for an identity and cause for defending security and against illegal uncontrolled immigration and the issue of immigration is always close to the top of the party's agenda there is a history of the extreme right here in verona back to the days of when it was part of the republic of salo during world war two and nazi puppet state these days it is the league that rules and they found the fervor of near fascist organizations here problem is that their anti immigrant rhetoric collides with the reality and that is
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that migrants are very much a part of the success of this wealthy region. it's heavy work making motorized outdoor tools in this factory the assembly line chan's out lawnmowers and tractors one of the many industrial operations that defines venet off as a powerhouse i had a look along the shop floor reveals how diverse the eight hundred strong workforce is the factory could not keep up with demand or maintain its leadership in the market without italian workers i don't think it about politics we take it about the business and when the business come into the matter so the integration is something that you have to do because you want a wonderful blog that you want quality you want to fish and sea and you cannot have it without integrity whatever kind of work is your environment. while ten percent of the region's population is made up of migrants and immigration political parties
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have flourished. the immigrant labor force is indispensable in venator especially in small to medium sized businesses more so in this region than in any other it also has one of the oldest populations in the country which needs to mess to employees from this workforce despite this the anti immigration strategy has worked for the leak in this region turning fears into slogans has proved profitable for the politicians in terms of votes but some businesses are asking without the immigrant workers would we still be making a profit on al-jazeera for rona bennett. the top stories for you here on al-jazeera venezuela's opposition leaders calling on his supporters to step up the pressure on nicolas maduro to resign why don't receive a hero's welcome in the capital caracas after he returned from
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groups who control most of the country those are your headlines plenty more online of course at al-jazeera dot com we're back with more for you right after inside story. the first commercial capsule capable of carrying humans docks with the international space station is this a breakthrough for commercial programs or will it takes space exploration to a new level this is inside story.
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while come to the show i'm sami's a than now science fiction has long said space is the next frontier and this is gradually becoming a reality it seems you see on saturday space x. made history with the launch of its dragon spacecraft the is owned by billion on musk the new space vehicle carried only cargo and a human dummy but it's become the first american commercial space vehicle designed to carry humans to dock at the international space station the u.s. government ended its famous space shuttle program in two thousand and eleven and the galaxy discussion with this report. three q right here it said. when space six is unmanned dragon capsule launched from cape canaveral on saturday it was a high stakes mission twenty seven hours later the capsule with only
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a test dummy on board slowly approaching international space station when it excessively docked nasser in space x. declared a new era in commercial space travel after. the program. or emotionally exhausted. has. stressful. but it worked. it's been eight years since american astronauts last launched into space from u.s. soil but space six hopes to change that the dragon capsule remain in place until friday get in and docks and aims for a splash down in the atlantic another vital test for the program the next mission from space x. will be a test of the capsules high altitude of book capabilities and safety system designed to get astronauts out of the way if there's a problem during launch after that will come the real milestone in july space x. plans to send two astronauts into space potentially ending years of the u.s.
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relying on other countries to get humans to the international space station and gallacher al-jazeera let's have a look now at the history of how commercial companies have explored space in one hundred eighty two a u.s. company called space services launched the first privately funded rocket then some nineteen years later american multimillionaire dennis tito boarded a russian capsule and became the world's first ever space tourist and last year richard branson virgin galactic successfully rocketed to the edge of space and back . let's bring in our gas into the show now we have joining us from toronto colonel chris hadfield he was the first canadian commander of the international space station the author of the book and astronauts guide to life on earth in houston joining us on skype eric berger he's a senior space editor at ast technica and in london jill stewart she's
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a research fellow at the london school of economics who researches the politics ethics and laws of outer space welcome to all exciting panel if i could start with eric so are you excited eric is this a huge step forward for space privatization if we can call it that how do you feel about that eric well it's not a huge step forward for it was a critical step i mean this mission to go right here space x. is going to want. to be huge and significant moment later decelerated us. but does the issue really was the proving ground station launch absolutely honestly dark to the station. and saloon and critically and early friday morning in a manic ocean safely then they were going on way to show national rest of the world their private company previously only country the united states russia and china or let me bring jill into the discussion one should not forget though this is by no
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means the beginning of commercial space exploration right a lot of the what we think of as government programs at least in the us involve the private sector why is this so significant and that. i'm glad you had that short lead in where you talked about the history of commercialization i think we tend to think of space course legislation as being something that's really new but it's been going on for decades and also something else to point out is that space x. is how to have a lot of government funding backing that and so i think we can't really distinguish between these being completely separate entities government versus private so it is a significant event but i don't think we should over state exactly how new it is what is significant then joe if as you said we've got this long history of the line being blurred between government and private programs i would say personally
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because the united states is going to have its capability to put humans on to the international space station again even though it's through a commercial partner but it would be from american soil legally what's interesting is that because it's a commercial entity a state has to take responsibility a country has to take responsibility for any damage that might be done by the object in this case the dragon capsule but it would be the united states that would be responsible for the capsule in this case so sense the space shuttle was retired it would be the first time that the united states would be space capable again in terms of humans and that significant so it is it is a big event but again i wouldn't want to overstate the degree to which space commercialization is something hugely new it's more of an evolution in my mind rather than a revolution all right so it's a big event for the u.s.
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is capabilities of putting humans back in space colonel hadfield you're a canadian you've been in space you've been a commander at the international space station is there a reason for those who are not americans to also be excited about this day. yeah i think sadly i think it's incredibly exciting not only is this a new vehicle to take human beings off of the earth which which we haven't had for a while but it's also set up a whole different type of management structure so that space x. has the option of not just taking american government or other international astronauts to space but they have the potential of taking kind of whoever they want to space and boeing who's also building a rocket that should fly later this year that can take people on it has the same option there are ways to bring passengers up as well it's like early aviation suddenly opening to two passengers being about get on in and see the whole world in a new way so it's kind of like
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a door opening that we've never had open before and i agree with what judge as erik just said but i think it's also just a really cool next development in providing access to space like we've never seen it so colonel do you feel like well witnessing somehow the beginnings of human colonization of space. well it's still very very early i mean it's still dangerous and therefore difficult and expensive so that becomes a real limiter but with every launch on these new rockets that space x. has built in all of their competitors it's decreasing the risk and therefore increasing the accessibility drop in the cost so yeah that that opens up some real possibilities not just to getting things much more cheaply to earth orbit but the next logical destination being the moon to it's only three days away and it's not that big a shift in technology for people to go to the space station or to get to orbit
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around the moon or even down to the surface and rather than just the early exploration days where we just like just showing at the top of everest that it was barely possible to actually get into the phase of human settlement it seems science fiction but that's the cusp of where we are and that's what was really dramatically sort of demonstrated by this first launch of space x. is human rated space ship well that's kind of the feeling will we get excited to or we're getting excited about the story because we kind of feel like we're taking a big step for would every. is there a difference a distinction that we need to make between a private company working in a government program and the sort of thing that verdict lactic is working on which is very much more toward space tourism taking people around in space yeah i would i would see a couple of things about that first of all there is a big difference between
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a government contractor going out and saying we're going to fulfill what the government wants to do which is get people the international space station and there's a surely commercial operation by virgin galactic which is to try and send hundreds of people on social rules but i would also say that you know just that if this was an evolution of the revolution i think it it is to be gaining a revolution because. for a long time you had government buying products space for contractors time and exactly what they wanted and how to do it and the government's goal certainly during the republican reading since then was to send a handful of people into space. the best and brightest to do things but but kind of the ito's of these commercial companies like space x. out of virgin and goorjian is really to shake that up and not kind of a congress of elite ask nicely we're going to have. the bad and the brightest but has to broaden access to space more and you're seeing that the approach that
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reusable rocket sixty secs has helped a pioneer in terms of vertical takeoff and landing and so the fact that this company that is out there saying we want to colonize mars eventually gets to space first ahead of the legacy aerospace boeing. with its with the space x. dragon capsule really kind of is i think puts down a marker to the future that this commercial space for all this running access to space lowering costs a lot more people a lot of space that a future is possible we're certainly not there yet this is very much the beginning of the process or let's bring guilin back into that point then is it more of a revolution than you might be willing to concede jill the feeling that private companies are i'm now becoming more and more involved in the entire process of space exploration them for. you know i'm sticking with my i'm sticking with my word
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of evolution i do still think it's more gradual and something i would point out i think it's interesting you mention colonise ation sort of jump to colonization maybe i'm just somebody who tends towards the middle but i think maybe that the middle step really that we're talking about here would be tourism first so i think it's really interesting to talk about the ethical questions around colonization but what we saw over the weekend i think more points towards what we might see in the next decade which really is about tourism one of the things that i think is interesting is with complete respect to both eric and chris who are very optimistic about this being a positive thing of people being able to go in this space i do think we need to think about you know who do we want to be able to have access to space is it definitely a good thing that we can all potentially go out there what experiences do we want people to be able to get out of this should we be thinking about regulations and safety and the environmental impacts of of being able to go out there i actually am
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optimistic about what the future holds and when i was going to the family as i don't have i don't think. in terms of of regulation first you know. while i mean. to some degree yes i mean or at least it's obviously not tested entirely but i mean i mean as chris i'm sure can attest to i mean just the legal infrastructure for the international space station was incredibly complicated because of the fact that we were dealing with multiple nationalities and outer space is. neutral territory in terms of. in terms of as nation states go and so i do think we are to some degree wading into a legal area that is unprecedented would you disagree or let's bring in chris you
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know colonel hadfield you've been on the international space station and many of us saw your beautiful video of singing space oddity by david bowie i think that was on the space station right and you were tossing that guitar around and singing so beautifully not many people would say oh we need some regulations to control colonel hadfield singing space oddity in space but is the perhaps to your mind. the risk that we do need some regulation to control people other people might want to do in space it shouldn't be a free for all no pun intended. well if we're looking for a precedence when the wright brothers first flew in one thousand three. a v.a. should was a free for all sort of like drones have been for the last decade where this is new technological capability and then how is it going to become commercialized and normalized and at first it was very much uncontrolled but governments invested a fortune in developing airplanes through the first world war and then the
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predecessor to nasa until eventually airplanes became good enough and safe enough that they got commercialized and now last year i think over four billion people flew on commercial airplanes that's like eleven million people a day and they're in international air space and water is living in a hostile environment and yet we've found ways to regulate it and to control it where the captain is the captain of the ship so they have control within that vehicle but then everybody is following a certain set of rules on board there are so space travelers of us or is there one ratifies not quite as this one and i think if it's impossible to do aviation though because aviation started off maybe with regulation and sort of national as space and then went international whereas in the case of space you just delve straight into the international space if we can call it that and countries you know we don't get a chance we had experience with that i mean we have set up an arc
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a kind of it's a neutral territory where you know no one can own it. and so then to kind of do privately friend work there is an outer space treaty that is placed certainly much more legal work needs to be done ok interesting so would you say eric some of the laws i don't know the law of the season the toxic and these things can be applied to space the same conflict they could be stated based in the space that some extent that the problem is right now there's no one really there to enforce it i think the biggest legal test in the near term is going to come in terms of something else space exploration awareness. which is basically space debris and the more satellites and spacecraft to be at least you get up in orbit the greater chance you have of lesions and creating a real problem or of the current behind on i thought that was one of the treaties that suppose allows the un to regulate that stuff for a nice register who puts what where it does but as you get more stuff out
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there you have a greater chances of of of debris and so you're going to need very smart regulation of very smart tracking of that and we've seen some efforts in the united states and elsewhere to do that but that is kind of the great challenge of the next ten years i think what legal standpoint or let's bring in our legal expert on this jail if it was absolutely the case that that asika had the no go ahead please. as it's absolutely the case that there is a legal infrastructure to govern space debris and specifically the liability so any damage that is caused by space debris gets allocated the money the cost of it gets allocated to the state that is responsible for launching the object but the problem is tracking it and controlling it and i'm sure i'm chris have probably had some experience of you know worrying about debris on the international space station for example i wonder if. we take a bath and i think we forget the earth gets hit by forty tons of meteorites every
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single day you know just natural debris coming from the universe so living on board the space station if you sat and waited quietly for a few minutes you could hear small meteorites ricocheting or bouncing off the whole of the ship it's a relatively hostile environment and what eric and joe are talking about of course the the man made particles up there are just add to that risk so it's it's it's a hostile place to be we need to regulate our own contributions to that we have the outer space treaty which lays the initial ground work but it was side back in one thousand nine hundred sixty seven and it needs to be updated and ratified with everybody that's going it's a process and almost always the legality gets in behind the technology the technology leads out front so we have a lot of legal work to do but i don't think we're going to stop the technology or people's natural curiosity and excitement of traveling to what was otherwise just a science fiction destination that sounds quite scary colonel hadfield sitting in
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your space station and having debris smashing into you. of course you are part of a project i guess you could say symbolizes international cooperation i wonder whether you're concerned it's cool that this could lead this could prompt more sort of competition rather than international cooperation let's not forget space also has its military you. susan pope's well there's nothing nothing wrong with yeah nothing wrong with competence you know i agree with you sammy there's nothing wrong with competition i mean it it brings out the best though sometimes the worst of us also but i think the international space station is a tremendous example lasting almost thirty years now of how we can work together when we're trying to tackle something really complex i mean russia and the united states and japan and germany and england all of those countries have worked hand in glove twenty four hours a day seven days a week since the early ninety's on the international space station and as we're
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headed towards the moon next those same partners and adding other partners from the other newer space agencies are looking at how we can use that as a regulatory framework for explorer becoming an interplanetary species and i think that's a really good foundation to build on but you're right we have to be very careful especially when we discover something valuable on the moon or when we look at the military advantages of the high ground we have to try and put all those things together it's fraught with peril but it's always a magnificent opportunities for with peril i want to bring eric into this and what difference does so he say advanced commercialization of space make to the concept of the watery old the opportunity of increased militarization of space right this is an excellent question and i believe you're going to have field you've got a civil use of space because nasa is exploration programs and the like in the international space station which has been
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a tremendous success and standpoint i mean you've got a military space or national security or national defense that is de facto natters the commercialization space benefits both of those areas because lower launch costs benefit both civilization and the military and frankly the trumpet ministration has as i think. raising international concern about the militarization spatial distrust of space dominance so cyber space force which is kind of reorganization here which you know there's been a consistent message from the vice president about space dominance and h.r. people in europe and they're looking at this as saying well does that mean they're going to dominate and i recently visited you and they're talking about you know their alan duke did a little girl space down explaining station certainly you see china's space program take enormous strides in the last ten years or so and on how we got distracted reparse it like beijing but the militarization space something to definitely watch
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of the concerns you know there's no regulation malard free things there's a treaty that prevents you from putting weapons of mass destruction on space or making a military base on the moon so on there's nothing that stops you exploiting space for conventional weapons systems right. yes so this is one of the arguments that i've been making for a long time is that well one of things that fascinates me about space is that i think it it taps into the two extremes of our humanity which is this beautiful noble idea of exploring and cooperating and finding out who we are and then also having this political military competitive high ground and those two extremes i think are quite quite fascinating it's interesting that you bring up the point about competition one thing that i would point out i've been researching in this area for a long time and i think we tend to conflate different entities who are working in this area so you know you have people who are working on the science side and astronauts and cosmonauts and they are often caught up with the funding and the
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politics of people who are working in a very different area so just because two people are from the the same country and have gotten mixed into the same discourse around something like space exploration doesn't necessarily mean that they have the same motivations and so it's difficult to disentangle those two but i think it's worth recognizing that something else i would i would just point out we've been talking about space exploration and general or is i'm calling a zation but with regards to the dragon and the docking that we had this week and something i would be curious about the rest of the panels opinion is with regards to the international space station right specifically as carl hadfield pointed out this was a massive international collaborative project which brought together for example the soviet union the russians and the americans at a very tense time what's going to happen with the international space station is it
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headed towards commercialization more generally or do people think it's going to continue to be more of a government projects. all right just in ten seconds a final quick one chris hadfield would you go back to space and do another performance for us just in ten seconds if we get another i don't know virgin galactic commercial thing going i would love to fly on space x.'s spaceship or boys or anybody who'd give me a ride it's a magnificent human experience and more people that can benefit from it i think the better we'll all be or will look forward to another posting on you tube for not too long of colonel hadfield maybe our other guest too who knows maybe it will be up in space i would say this discussion has been out of this world but i want to get too cheesy on everyone so let's thank our guests very much come on the chris hadfield eric berger and jules do it and thank you too for watching you can see the show again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and for further
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ask people of minutes well is there a shred of fear they threaten all of us here threaten me will jail you saw it and well i'll tell you something it will not be through threats that they will hold us back we are here and we are strong united more than ever. we are here and we are stronger than ever i believe the money will. make you more from. colombia venezuelan border. i want to go was greeted by thousands of supporters in these are demonstrations that were convened via a social media broadcast that took place on sunday evening when where why don't called on thousands of innocent citizens to take to the streets to fill the streets not only of but all of venezuela he was almost mobbed when he arrived in that in that scene of protest where thousands of people were waiting to hear him speak he
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he said that the fact that he wasn't arrested upon his return from that tour of central south american countries was evidence that the chain of command in the military had been broken he was also calling on military officers to allow international aid that continues to sit on the colombia venezuela border to be allowed into the country now one way though is also calling for these demonstrations we saw those images of thousands of people on the streets of caracas he's calling on this on this momentum to continue into tuesday tuesday which happens to coincide with the anniversary of the death of former venezuelan leader hugo chavez but it doesn't stop there even though there wasn't an outline of of what the next steps are going to be in the process that bill and his international allies have in mind he is also calling for more protests going into the weekend protests into march ninth on saturday up until now unfortunately we have not heard any sort of official response or declaration made by president nico last month but
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we are keeping a close eye to see what sort of what sort of response we may expect from the government of nicolas mother too. in other headlines u.s. backed kurdish forces say they've evacuated nearly two hundred eisel fighters from the group's last positive territory in eastern syria syrian democratic forces warned hundreds of fighters and civilians could still be in the village of who's. a u.s. congressional panel investigating alleged abuse of power by donald trump and his administration has demanded documents from dozens of people and organizations close to the u.s. president trumps the former attorney general jeff sessions they are among those who have been asked to provide papers as u.s. senators have met for a closed door briefing on whether sanctions should be imposed on saudi arabia over the murder of journalist jamal khashoggi the senate foreign relations committee got an update on what headway the trumpet ministration has made in the investigation
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american weapons make the lockheed martin news to receive its first payment towards a fifteen billion dollar missile defense system for saudi arabia part of a one hundred ten billion dollars arms package negotiated with the saudis by the trump ministration back in twenty seventeen rescue crews in the u.s. state of alabama searching for dozens of people missing after a tornado swept through a rule area on sunday at least twenty three people are known to have died in that disaster. a second member of canada's cabinet has resigned as prime minister justin trudeau faces a deepening political crisis the budget minister jane philpott says she's lost confidence in how the government dealt with the corruption inquiry her departure comes just days after the resignation of the justice minister jody wilson raybold in the latest attempt to end the unrest in central african republic appears to be in trouble two armed groups are abandoning a peace deal after only a month the agreement brought together fourteen now on groups to control most of
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the country it was the eighth attempt at a formal peace agreement those. a second member of canada's cabinet has resigned as prime minister justin trudeau faces a deepening political crisis the budget minister jane philpott says she's lost confidence in how the government dealt with the corruption inquiry her departure comes just days after the resignation of the justice minister jody wilson raybold in the latest attempt to end the unrest in central african republic appears to be in trouble too armed groups are abandoning a peace deal after only a month the agreement brought to get a full team now on groups who control most of the country it was the. eighth attempt at a formal peace agreement those. a second member of canada's cabinet has resigned as prime minister justin trudeau faces a deepening political crisis the budget minister jane philpott says she's lost
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confidence in how the government dealt with the corruption inquiry her departure comes just days after the resignation of the justice minister jody wilson raybold in the latest attempt to end the unrest in central african republic appears to be in trouble too armed groups are abandoning a peace deal after only a month the agreement brought to get a full team now on groups who control most of the country it was the. eighth attempt at a formal peace agreement those. a second member of canada's cabinet has resigned as prime minister justin trudeau faces a deepening political crisis the budget minister jane philpott says she's lost confidence in how the government dealt with the corruption inquiry her departure comes just days after the resignation of the justice minister jody wilson raybold. in the latest attempt to end the unrest in central african republic appears to be in trouble too on groups are abandoning a peace deal after only a month the agreement broad's to get a fourteen groups who control most of the country it was the eighth
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attempt at a formal peace agreement those but we always retained a certain respect communication including even when he was sacked i got to go out of. time with steve jobs the man of many line of wonder kate webb law a sort of new age guru of high tech. bill gates the richest man in the world a relentless achiever fueled by dreams of greatness. to supernovas who synergy and rivalry led to the creation of a binary system with a friendly i don't think they called each others say no it's my birthday happy birthday i don't think it was that kind of relationship and microsoft's just you know that it's mcdonald's the only thing they had in common was having dropped out of school to pursue their vision of your dreams though they never worked in the
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same company they created an industry together and we had a hippie editor. gates and jobs the mightiest jewel of the tech industry has ever known the epic battle between mac and p.c. jobs the hippie and gates the geek literally dictated the future of the computer. in the seventy's steve jobs and bill gates are still adolescents video games are just starting to appear and computers still are enormous machines supercomputers that only the largest companies can afford a market dominated by. the american multinational i.b.m. . a native of seattle and son of a well family bill gates enjoys creating computer programs and software during his
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high school and university days with his friend paul allen. and bill gates and paul allen they were after harvard and at a computer store at the bookstore in harvard square there was a magazine popular electronics january one thousand seventy five and it had a picture of the l tear on the cover that was the gun that was fired the start of the race for them the old tim all the dinosaurs of postum computer who's a rudimentary tool and a mix of total switches and flashing lights it is reborn thanks to bill gates and paul island by creating a programming language for the ultima called basic they provide it with intelligence. level lucia knowing. the languages thing was what they were passionate about bill gates and paul allen's goal in one hundred seventy five was
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to dominate the languages business on personal computers that's why they left harvard immediately afterwards in april nine hundred seventy five gates and allen start their company microsoft the purpose is to sell basic but above all to develop new software for future computers also in one thousand nine hundred eighty five in palo alto california another do you steve jobs and steve wozniak high school students who are funds of this new technology also discovered the ultimate h. the start of an epic journey were steve was now he looked at that al tear for him this was not elegant there were too many chips the thing was too big so immediately what was was doing as ed was saying i can design a computer all on one. board this would be the one was in jokes of the first to succeed in putting all of the components that make a computer hooked onto a single board power supply keyboard and memory all connected to screen the two
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friends have just invented the personal computer making out the one was purely was his idea and it was purely his design but once he showed it to his good friend steve jobs steve is the marketing person you see. we can make money. but for now the apple one is being manufactured in the job's family garage. i'm pretty much the only person who worked in the car eyes at least on the apple line. steve jobs was on the phone all the time he was in the kitchen on the phone i was in the garage testing up on boards one year after the founding of microsoft the apple computer companies established in april nine hundred seventy six microsoft and apple the two pillars of the computer revolution they both and
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a believe that computers were not just important but crucial. and. and yet they had a very different way of going after it jobs was coming from hardware and and gates was coming at it from software and that was so they came at it from two different directions but they both. were very strong minded men who believed they were they were changing the world. while bill gates continues to develop his basic the silicon valley do you will push ahead steve wozniak develops the apple two steve jobs looks for investors so that he can grow his young company. impressed by jobs angel investor mike market invests two hundred fifty thousand dollars in apple which expands and moves to
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cupertino where its headquarters are still located today. the how many calculators you ought to marry and you have to use the automatic bank telling machines short so life is already seducing you into learning the stuff and it's certainly not an eight nine hundred eighty four ish biz vision at all it's just going to be very gradual and very human in will seduce you into learning how to use jobs and was unveiled their new computer in the spring of one thousand nine hundred seventy seven at the computer fair in san francisco the apple two is a smash hit. the apple two was a huge that it was actually really the first usable personal computer the apple two always you know i always thought it was magical because you could do almost anything you thought of if he were creative enough the apple to the first personal
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computer designed for the general public the sales are phenomenal it in bodies the computer revolution but it has a serious handicap and the person who has the solution is bill gates was the acro version of basic but it wasn't. completely up to date that was a certain aspect of it that wasn't in there so they began looking around for another version of basic that ran on that ship at the apple two used and microsoft was a company that had it so they got in touch with bill gates. with basic microsoft supplies with the apple two locks this is the first collaboration between bill gates and steve jobs but at the end of the seventy's thanks to the success of the aapl to the spotlight is on steve jobs and then in one nine hundred eighty they went public so there are all these people have stock that got very rich and it was
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one of the first public companies in the personal computer space where people got rich so than people turn to really paying attention what's it like to get rich. it's very interesting i was worth. about over a million dollars when i was twenty three and over ten million dollars when i was twenty four and over one hundred million dollars when i was twenty five but. especially at that point in my life it was it was not the most important thing the most important thing was the company the people the products we were making the products also the obsession of bill gates his vision of a world organized a run software. there's a lot of people who are forecasting that they'll be software stores just like there are record stores today and that they'll be thousands and thousands of those and i think i'd have to agree with that or mine of those first product was basic and that was sold to apple and that was sold to radio shock and commodore they were all
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customers so he already was doing business with sort of everybody that was trying to make personal computers he was the first person to really have the idea of a software company separately from a hardware company and that maybe the software company was going to create more value hard work but apple was the big elephant you know bill gates was the mouse so bill gates being that position he was a scheming you know strategic guy and he managed to work his company up despite the fact that the giants of the personal computer business apple and to some extent in i.b.m. were giants and he had to get his software on to them in order to grow his company . i.b.m. the computer hardware giant soon entered the new personal computer market but computers and nothing without software to i.b.m. known as big blue tones to bill gates who seizes the opportunity and in one
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thousand nine hundred eighty signs of a lucrative contract with i.b.m. his new computer operating system would run on all i.b.m. p.c. and most dos is the backbone of the p.c. and it makes the computer easier to use. the smartest thing he did maybe the smartest thing he ever did. computer business was that he got i.b.m. to sign a deal that gave him a one time payment. but a loud him to license it other people might clone i b m's p.c. i.b.m. did not really think anybody else was in a successfully clone their p.c. so they didn't care it's bill gates's must have strong in addition to his contract with i.b.m. he retains the right to sell his computer operating system to any of big blue's
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competitors bring go with dos gates sets the software standard for the entire p.c. industry i'd say within six months of him doing the i.b.m. deal. everybody in silicon valley knew about microsoft the. in the early eighties steve jobs and bill gates are still under thirty two key players in a rapidly expanding industry meteoric success stories for two very different personalities. robert cringely knew both men well he worked with gates and jobs starting in the late seventy's a former staff member at apple he switched to journalism and for more than thirty years has written about their rivalry with bill was always about the money with steve it was never about the money and money is nice but it was never about them i am so that that made them black and white you know up and down up
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a hole they were there very very different people i hired steve jobs at atari when i think hughes ninety and. he was very sure of himself. and i was quick to judge whether he thought you were smart or dumb and if he thought you were dumb he was dismissive even if you were his supervisor he he was very good at knowing what he wanted and he would just steamroll you into doing it and he definitely relied on his instincts a lot he relied on his gut he talked about that all the time and that's a certain type of spiritual dimension of being into being you know we had read books about for instance goren chief a famous russian spiritual master who was always talking about integration and
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a whole mess which means using all your faculties which means using your third eye of vision. in the seventies like many of the hippies at the time steve jobs and his friend daniel leave to go to india the trip is a rite of passage a search for spiritual wisdom. we were looking for a wise man who had secrets of knowledge for us. nothing really much happened to us we did not find the guru we hoped we would find. steve would talk about all this. spiritual stuff and yet he could be a cool person you know he he he had a real troubles with intimacy he couldn't allow himself to get close to people.
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i don't know why you know he loved the idea of spiritual ism but to live it was hard for him. and bill is just geeky you know he's he he's just a very nerdy guy and as such in especially his early years he had problems communicating and being understood and his family didn't know what to do with them and he found his niche in business and technology and succeeding just on the basis of brainpower steve jobs a much better marketeer them than bill gates was but he was not really that technical he was not a technical code writer bill gates could write code and write good code bill just different he led with the data and with the inside in the technology of the idea
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were steve led with you know what's it feel like to look like you know so. much more technical much more marketing where we are one. in one recent one. was. produced. in one thousand nine hundred forty jobs the king of marketing unleashes a groundbreaking advertising campaign this is to promote his newest creation the legendary macintosh a rampart against the r. well in world of the giant i.b.m. after the macintosh nothing would ever be the same again simpler operating features new design the most appears and the graphics interface those little windows that
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make life so much easier these innovations combined with software developed by microsoft like excel and word make the mag an overwhelming success in fact bill gates becomes a key figure in promoting the mac for years now it's a great machine it's a step forward in terms of the way users graphics and the speed of. business machine a lot of people are going to be able to afford that's a very very useful machine there was a lot of collaboration on the mind there was microsoft roads really great. things for the for the muck you know excel came out first on the map the atmosphere was fine when he came i remember the first couple times remember that we were not competitors at all at that point they were our allies and helping making the macintosh happen so we got along very well with them they were similar to us in many ways. brought them to the
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macintosh software dating game. software c.e.o.'s could i please ask you to introduce yourself in a power to be of the dating game hosted by jobs the contestants of the software producers who contributed to the success of the my name is bill gates i'm chairman of microsoft and during one nine hundred eighty four microsoft expects to get half of its revenues are macintosh. behind the smiling facade steve jobs place the king and treats bill gates like a vassal for making the numbers three describe your ideal relationship with apple. would be so in our software independently so the key thing is that apple gets a lot of consistent standard machines out there quickly i spent the whole time two days in a y. e with bill being ignored. we were treated like some crappy little it was like the
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most oh it was horrible we went for a walk bill and i went for a walk all the way the diamond head and back on the beach talking about how screwed we were. going to do lotus going to kill us we are so let's show we had work prostin to excel we're just like we're just excel saturday extra because they were just blown as offered. bill gates is bitter but we tains his foresight the monks renowned graphics interface represents the future of personal computers without a qualm he makes his move you know i didn't trust bill gates you know while we were working on the macintosh i was one of the first people apple to catch on to the fact that microsoft was cloning the macintosh they were making their own version of the macintosh operating system. i was always on the phone with a fellow who was in charge of microsoft's application software he was asking me questions about how the macintosh system software word that he didn't need to know
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to do what he was doing so i kind of caught on to the idea hey there being the mac. i told steve he wasn't worried about it at all jobs is in reached when he learns that microsoft is launching a new operating system windows there was a pretty strong disagreement with windows game you know then that was probably of all of the things that are apple trying to come out was the that was the thing that that upset out of the most the not so good people and so there. their lawyers. and the summer and certainly you know i'm sure upset steve to some some extent. he was very upset and his first reaction was get bill gates down here tomorrow and i thought well boy you can't use all your competitor doubt it might take a week or so. i think i was amazed or was there the very next day.
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i was very impressed by bill gates because there was an extremely angry steve jobs in there and there are maybe eight or ten other apple people but just bill from microsoft no entourage no one there with angry steve jobs pouring down them just yelling at him you trade us how can you how can you be trained and bill gates as cool as can be said about well steve that's one way of looking at it i have another way of looking at it he knew that the graphical user interface was the future of computing and so if he wanted to be to remain in you know dos was everything dos was huge but he knew that if he didn't do windows he'd be out of business. bill gates goes on the offensive job's already had a taste of this when renewing licensing for basic which he quipped apple two still
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cupertino is best selling computer it's the end of their collaboration no it's open warfare they had to go she ation and bill held out for a extremely high price that he didn't expect to get and steve sell trapped and so he paid bill what bill asked. he overpay for the contract extension of. the microsoft basic they made so much money from that apple contract that they devoted the excess money the money they never expected to get to creating an international business we always talk about companies plane cats it's a chess game well everybody else was playing chess bill was playing three dimensional chess he already had his move on another board already calculated from three moves on the previous board so if you look at the
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fact that microsoft more than half of microsoft's business is now outside of america that wouldn't have happened without apple the way the. gates increasing success job's becomes even more of a megalomaniac the world's no revolves around him he creates his own personality cult the machine is hades and it literally recognizes came as its father. and they'd like to sit back and listen showed it it was going to. introduce them then. speed. oh i think if you talk to a lot of people on the mac team they will tell you. it was the hardest they've ever worked in their life. some of them will tell you was you know the happiest they've ever been in their life but i think all of them will tell you that it is certainly
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an update on what headway the trumpet ministration has made in mass investigation rescue crews in the u.s. state of alabama searching for dozens of people missing after a tornado swept through a rural area on sunday at least twenty three people are known to have died in the disaster. continue to hold anti-government protests students have been boycotting classes and holding demonstrations they remain angry about president. his decision to run for a fifth term even though he has promised to quit early if reelected news are coming up in twenty five minutes right now we're back to face to face. a difficult and moved fury leader those close to steve jobs described him as unapologetically pragmatic a dictator who ruled by instinct more than loyalty he believed in
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a very small groups of people being pushed into greatness and that was in part because he felt that he could only lead a handful of people. and so why not lead the best. so he was constantly trying to figure out who is the best ever you know i was fired by steve jobs three times i was fired because i was kept dropping out of the best. i'm john sculley president apple in one thousand nine hundred three steve jobs lures joan sculley away from pepsi cola to become c.e.o. of apple with this legendary phrase you want to keep selling sugar water all your life or do you want to come with me and change the world they start off as the perfect do you will do to mediocre mike sales combined with jobs increasingly to
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run ical county to the honeymoon is soon over. it came down to eventual be on the board of a war between john sculley and steve jobs in the end because steve jobs had actually burned out so many people and created so much animosity and fear about himself when the board came to a vote it was almost like the entire company voted that would they would rather not have steve jobs around anymore. tell us about your departure from that. it was very painful i'm not even sure i want to talk about it. what can i say i had the wrong guy that was stolen. and. he destroyed everything i spent ten years working for and a friend of mine who was working at apple that day the day that steve left and they
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were all called out of their offices and they all assembled down on the in the parking lot and sat on the curb and everything and they were told are one of our you know our founder steve jobs is leaving the company and nobody cared. like good good we can get our work done with all of this craziness and madness and nobody cared. for steve jobs his eviction from apple in one nine hundred eighty five it feels like the tragic end of a love story he has been robbed of his child soon afterward using his own money he creates a new company next he is going to prove to everyone that he doesn't need outpolling and will continue to revolutionize the world of computers in his own mind he was the sole genius behind apple ours but we got it right now thanks. to mr because he needed friends you needed people to help him. and
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microsoft never did anything for me. but they didn't oppose next either you know bill didn't seem next as a factor. he didn't see he didn't seem next as good as being evil having the success and so he didn't have to oppose it. first thing to look at in this product is user interface that's perhaps the most important thing about this product this is the user interface of windows two point zero of windows in the late eighty's after basic and dos bill gates wanted his new operating system windows to become the standard system worldwide roland hansen isn't the man who made bill gates the software industry's number one media figure and it's also due to this marketing wizard that windows the graphics into fees
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which would conquer the world owes its name. we realized that the opinion really not or they weren't calling these buoys none of these right we're calling them goodies anymore they were calling them all windowing systems because they were creating windows on the screen. i said a holy crap if these are all women doing systems there's only one name we can be we have to be microsoft windows. well windows ninety five is so easy even a talk show host figured out. windows
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was an affront. to jobs windows was an insult to jobs. disappear relative of mine windows in just ten years is installed in almost all computers on the market gaining monetary success with windows ninety five gates and the p.c. definitively dethrone the mac. if you make i've grown man cry. windows was a way to move everything that he wanted to do forward and it was the foundation for everything that followed. that was one of the windows ninety eight came out real revolution personal computer windows as you point out as are ninety percent of the computers around the world i mean today still is a phenomenal fact. and i don't see that changing anytime soon with the fantastic success of windows ninety five the geek from seattle becomes the muster of software
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and also the richest man in the world interviewed at the time by robert cringely steve jobs expresses his contempt in a few stinging words he describes what caused the break between him and his old wife the only problem of microsoft is they just have no taste they have absolutely no taste and. that means is that i don't mean that in a small way i mean in a big way. so i guess. i am saddened not by microsoft's success i have no problem with their success they've earned their success for the most part i have a problem with the fact that they just make really third rate products their products have no spirit to them. the steve decided that. maybe he had gone too far
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so he called he called bill up on the phone to apologize and he said he said bill. you know i saw the documentary you know i think i think maybe maybe i shouldn't have said that publicly about about having those days and and bill said well thank you steve you know our really want to thank you for doing that i think you went too far and then bill said and then steve said but it's true you know. you have no trades. i think i should have said it publicly but you know it's true and bill said steve i may have a taste but you said my whole company as though it's case. after the failure of next and by the success of his wife bill gates jobs gets back on his feet by investing in pixar a computer animation film company that would become a good mine and as usual he takes food credit for it.
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but when i first met ed catmull who ran the computer division of lucas film who i founded pixar with we did it together. and showed me what they were working on and i was i was blown away in the graphics were you know years beyond anything i'd ever seen before and he told me of his dream to make the first computer animated feature film and i bought into that dream both sort of emotionally and financially and we found a pixar. it's just wrong you know it's just wrong that's the part of the marketing story that he sold about himself which is a good story but it's just wrong he's not pixar these the money of pixar he seductively narcissistic or to feel that something's just not right there but. whenever he wants to sell some boy does he do it including himself in one
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thousand nine hundred ninety five toy story is the first fully computer running mate of film to become a blockbuster it paves the way for pics on his continued success propelling a triumphant steve jobs to center stage once again and here's where steve did something he was really good at he grabbed the moment. and he took the company public based on nothing we had basically no cash. we just had this movie and then your critics it was going to be good and he took this is where he can sell something right he took that idea and sold it to pixar public became a billionaire overnight ten years after job's departure apple still hasn't recovered the company is on the verge of bankruptcy one last card to play the return of the wonder boy apple appoints jobs i see and by since former failing company next when he came back to apple in nine hundred ninety six he was
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a much more mature much better you know he'd gone through a success of one company with a failure of another so he had left his youthful craziness behind it. i think is one of the greatest turnarounds in the history of of any industry in any country anywhere to have a man come back to a company that was really going down very rapidly. in very bad shape and then pulled off that success that he did something half of it backs that did changed and what i believe it was was that for the first time it was his money next it was his money he was losing. at apple it was arthur rock's money you know it was the it was the public's money it was wall street's money it wasn't real money. to his return to bob steve jobs back in two mind develops
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a new plan of action an occasion to make an amazing the known to his adoring public . and i'd like to announce one of our first partnerships today a very very meaningful one and that is one with microsoft. the discussions actually began because there was some. patent disputes and rather than now i know. rather than now repeating history i'm extremely proud of both companies that they have resolved these differences in a very very professional way and i happen to have a special guest with me today via satellite downlink and if we could get him up on a stage right now.
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that i've done in my career below was genuinely happy when steve came by i think he recognized and felt. that losing apples as a successful company wouldn't be good for the industry and so and i think that was. that was when the relationship became closer and the relationship stayed close bill didn't do a favor for the city what bill did was microsoft had a successful business selling macintosh applications they were making a profit selling macintosh applications if apple went out of business the macsoftware business at microsoft would go out of this is to. so he had a franchise to protect now the fact that steve jobs was sort of crawling you know made it better bill gates has another motive for coming to steve jobs eight the
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antitrust lawsuit pending against microsoft over its ten year windows monopoly. i'm here to share my story and answer questions about microsoft and the p.c. industry. i hope that my testimony helps the court to resolve the issues in this case that would be bill. especially after the trust battle. really. the day to day part of the company was really. getting to be very hard on him and that that microsoft was so big and so successful that it was a time that he could move on and go on to something else. as gates steps a selling job as clients to new heights he adopts a new concept the ad campaign think different a return to his original idea of simplicity.
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the pain i most respect about apple is they have found a way to make complex things something and that was the thing different campaign thing different really got you the first but then when you went to really explored aapl. it was different. a brilliant marketing idea for the i mock the new home computer that gives its users the feeling of being special set apart from the standardised world of the p.c. . then he said ok i could build macintosh this forever but that would be boring so we're going to create the digital hub strategy and we're going to create the i pod in the i phone and the touch pad and everything and they're going to connect through computers but the computer is only about. if we're
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going to carry their computers around and that's the strategy for ninety seven ninety eight ninety nine when they came up with that so that he could do what he did best which was designed brand new products so that steve jobs is that it's like i am an alchemist i have a magician. i am going to make this rabbit disappear i'm not just going to make a rabbit i may disappear i want to make the buttons move around they like things that are magic. with the world steve jobs makes a new and unique contribution to our way of life a new digital wound with a single brand name that means innovation design and user friendly next note always true of microsoft products. the big change would is the i pod.
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steve song use an impi three player do a lot of my around for two years or they are gone but they were reserved for techies and so apple created a better music player that was better because of the ease of use and then they had to find a way to feed it and in doing so of course. they took the record of these the cleanest you know they they they say they stole the music business from the record companies because a record company saw this is kind of interesting but it's not going to mean anything it's nothing you know this is no big deal apple told the record companies . that their goal in the first year was to sell a million music downloads. they sold a music a million music downloads in the first week. they sold one hundred million in the first year. they sold
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a billion in the first two years and the music business has changed forever and the record companies say that what where did that come from. an i pod. a phone. and an internet communicator. an i pod. the iphone defining steve jobs as a modern visionary able to satisfy every consumer need and desire. confronted with counsel perhaps he realizes his days a number no time to lose to make his mark in history that apple is going to reinvent the phone he was our running a company that had gone off and done some really amazing things and it was no longer in this sort of i'm in the shadow of
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a bill gates about the shadow of microsoft apple's become this enormously successful company apple's those more business when i really have all those more business and i phones and microsoft those in total business and then the most valuable company in the in the world now steve jobs didn't change the world steve jobs capitalized on a lot of things bill changed the world bill made software what it is today if bill hadn't created the standards you know him a stoss windows and was very dogmatic at making sure those standards took hold we wouldn't have the technology we have today and i'm talking globally i'm not talking of the united states globally he impacted the world in terms of what he did with software. he decided to do the same framing for him for perry. this is my last you know. and it's the middle of this year in july that
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i moved from being a full time employee at microsoft to working full time at the foundation be the first time since i was seventeen that i'd have my full time microsoft job far from the realm of high tech rivalry bill gates known chooses to help alleviate suffering in the world the foundation he had with his wife melinda makes this billionaire the most generous philanthropist in history he keeps a vigilant eye on microsoft but today the dreams he no choose on linked to humanitarian causes is going to go down in history as the world's greatest once was no doubt about no one come closer and so i think for anybody else whether of steve jobs or whoever your view of bill changed a little bit when you saw what a good job he was doing i mean it wasn't like some guys screwing around with rock stars and occasionally showing up at a charity fundraiser because it really focused you know like achievable goals you know why about malaria no big deal you know things are just amazing right.
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what individual in the history of money has devoted twenty billion dollars to anything. no one would give bill gates so he's you know plays to win a place to win. steve never got their state never give a penny pincher i once had a conversation with steve much later after bill gates retired from microsoft and he was doing what i thought was great stuff that trying to eradicate diseases in third world and stuff and i said well you know even though bill gates on a wrecked the technology industry for a decade or two you got to be proud of what he's doing now and steve look at me and said what do you mean distributing is ill gotten gains you know us and he wasn't ready to give him all that much credit for that. steve jobs never missed a chance to insult his old enemies like these awful commercials that made p.c.
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users and critics say something positive for the p.c. ok easy p.c. you are a wizard with numbers and you dress like a gentleman you see well. i guess you are a little better creative stuff thank you even though i didn't choose my own which. maybe twice. in two thousand and seven the two giants come face to face for the last media event pasta confrontation has at last given way to peaceful rivalry first i called jobs because i thought he'd be the hardest to get and he said bill does it i will do it but we have to keep it i want to keep it on a high level i don't want to just be a fight was the greatest misunderstand between you and your relationship and about eat each other what would you say would be we've kept our marriage secret for over
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a decade now and i want to competitors in certain ways we watch the american way right the commercials and you get annoyed at each other from there i know i have to confess i like p.c. guy but yeah he's great i know you know that i want our to those you know the art of those commercials is not to be me but it's actually for the guys to like each other. on. their. p.c. guys p.c. guys great i like a lot of the law. is mother loves this mother but i just i have the bills still viewed. as a freak and he's fascinated by you know that people say why did you let. steve treat you that way and bill didn't even though he was being treated a certain way he was just. watching this and saying who is this guy you know audio how does this work. is there an algorithm here i don't because i don't get it back
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. with steve jobs health deteriorating bill gates paid a last visit to his longtime rival and friend it would be a bittersweet and the last chapter in a legendary june. after a lifetime of innovation steve jobs died on october the fifth two thousand and eleven. bill gates and steve jobs high tech giants who revolutionized the way we live work and play. al-jazeera explores prominent figures of the twentieth century and how life will raise influenced the course of history that was the human revolution coming this is the way i feel castro is a futile east that not a communist that just wanted his country che wanted international revolution there came a point when the relationship came to an end the icons of revolution who changed
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this is al-jazeera. hello from doha everyone i'm kemal sons of maria and this is the news hour from al-jazeera as china's political leader holds its annual congress' tax cut signal that growth in the world's second biggest economy is definitely slowing. also in the news u.s. president donald trump announces new trade measures against india and turkey ending their preferential treatment status.

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