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the protesters of the opposition it's not quite as simple as that isn't. it is because the. did come out because the ultimate leave the opposition in syria has been has been weakened over the last. two decades and what you see recently is that the same time we've seen the pro-democracy movement gaining ground it's the one which has started this protest movement. on february in february it is the one which is now trying to tilt the balance in favor of the thousands of young algerians disillusioned with the political establishment this illusion with the policies that have been made over the last few years and saying that we're becoming poorer and unemployment is skyrocketing and this is an indication that the government has failed its own people now this is going to put more pressure on the opposition in the coming weeks because if suddenly the
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military decides that ok let's have everyone on board it will be extremely difficult for the opposition on its own to try to steer the country out of trouble because when you talk at the same time to the thousands of protesters across there will tell you the same thing that we don't trust the opposition itself because it's the same people who have been in a way or another affiliated with the same political establishment for many years. there with the latest on developments in algeria thank you here's what's coming up for you on this news hour keeping the military out a new opposition alliance in thailand claims a majority in the first vote since a coup five years ago. i'm joined now in eastern ukraine where they're still fighting a war with russia which the rest of the country with an election looming would rather forget and in sport olympic champion. legal fight with world athletics governing body.
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the british prime minister is still insisting the break the deal she negotiated with the e.u. is the best option available even though it's been rejected twice she once again defended her agreement in the first weekly question time in parliament since m.p.'s voted to take control of the break that negotiations will hold a series of votes later to test which brags that option gets a majority. we are continuing to work to ensure that we can do it for the british people and guarantee that we deliver breaks for the british people we have a deal which cancels our you membership fee which stops you making on the walls which gives us our own immigration policy and the common agricultural policy for good and is a common fisheries policy for good other options don't do that other options would lead to delay to uncertainty and risk management delivering threat saying. earlier this week this is the business minister resigned from the government saying the
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government's approach to break through was playing roulette with the lives of my beholds of the vast majority of the people of this country why is she prepared to carry on risking jobson industry in another attempt to yet again run down the clock and try to blackmail the m.p.'s behind into supporting a deal that's already been twice rejected his heart a bill i made now reporting from westminster can you explain this series of votes that will happen later today these indicative votes. but what you have now is that the parliament is meeting to discuss the different options put forward by different groups of m.p.'s there were about sixteen this option that were forward to speaking about he narrow them down to six these deliberations go on for about four hours and then nineteen g.m.t. . the m.p.'s will then vote as we said this done indicative and it's non-binding
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for it to reason may at least it could give an indication to british people of what exactly the m.p.'s thinking at this particular time now do three that get most support will then go to another known indicative vote on monday however if in the meantime tourism a manages to put forward for a third time her withdrawal agreement for meaning meaningful vote then that voting on monday. they will not happen i mean this to be too early to predict what will happen she is trying to garner as much support as she can because the e.u. actually last week told her yes you can have a delay but it is you do have to pass that you do have to pass that vote in parliament it's baby steps and every step is taken opens another can of worms and buts so it's very difficult to predict how things will unfold later on tomorrow and she theresa may have to be careful with this i mean yes she's still trying to push
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her own deal but this is a deal that's twice been rejected and which the speaker received you can't bring it again unless it's significantly changed. well yes so she went to brussels last week she asked the e.u. leaders to approve this so-called strasberg because they claim ration that could be one of the changes to that agreement she puts forward the other changes also they were giving you the date of twenty ninth of march which was after tomorrow is going away there are two more days april the twelve may twenty second she needs to. garner support we know she's going to meet with a nine hundred twenty two committee this afternoon that's basically a group of tory. party lawmakers here she's going to try to get support some of them have actually indicated they're willing to give her support but some of them are also linking it to her resignation but that won't be enough anyway she
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needs to get about seventy five more people on board for her deal to pass. analysts here say it's very difficult it's very tight what you hear from the government is that she's putting forward with her deal she is sticking to her guns is my idea is the best deal for the way forward. again it's very difficult to predict whether she's going to get that or not. i made in london. now the president of the european council donald made a postal plea to members of the european parliament. you cannot be to a the fix a million people who signed a petition to revoke article fifty. one million people. for a people's vote all the increasing the of people who wants to remain in the european union. they may feel that they are look selfish and do it with them to
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bite the u.k. parliament but they must feel that they are represented by you in this chamber because the europeans i think would win with us now he's a senior visiting fellow with the your program at chatham house is that donald to essentially saying what so many people in the u.k. want their own politician to admit we are here and there are plenty of us who feel we're not having our voice heard still. well this certainly a large share of the electorate now mobilizing around the case for revoking article fifty we've seen that big petition as you just referenced saying we've also seen we shouldn't forget large demonstrations on the streets of the u.k. against bracks it now a lot of those votes is a rallying around the labor party hoping the labor party will publicly and finally commit to
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a second referendum and so far the labor party is still being very hesitant about that so i think it's very unclear where this is headed. it's been unclear where it's been headed for a long time isn't it the whole idea though revoking icicle fifty i mean isn't that just extraordinary for a lot from the outset going against what was an admittedly a non-binding referendum but it was it was still a referendum. it's an unlikely outcome but it is a possible outcome i think if you consider where we are as of today if prime minister may does not get deals through if palm and old the legislature reassert control over the executive which is doing then we may end up seeing the u.k. request a longer extension perhaps until twenty twenty twenty twenty one within that when the time frame you then start to open up seriously the possibility of either a second referendum of a general election all conceivably revoking obstacle fifty all together now
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two months ago none of those things i think look particularly likely but i think the probability of those things has increased over the last week we focus a lot in rightly on what happens in westminster but you know i mean we just heard donaldson's there before as well how important is the european side of things here whilst everyone seems to wait for britain to get its act together what can or could the european union actually do. well the european union has adopted a very clear line it's not going to give any more concessions around the backstop it's whiting for the u.k. to make a decision about what it wants and the e.u. has been frustrated we should remember that on the european saw it there are lots of other things going on we've got those all important european parliament elections coming up in the spring which conceivably could see the u.k. actually end up contesting the e.u.
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is also worried about italy hungary about poland it's got lingering economic issues china slowing down and that's hitting european markets so that the e.u. is to be blunt fed up with brits and not making a decision i think it would be inclined to give the u.k. a further extension but only on the basis that the u.k. actually changes course in some direction now that could be a second referendum it could be a general election it could be some kind of new deal coming from palm and a soft abroad a common market type rights that they use not going to give us a long extension a less there's a big concession that they just stay there with me for a moment if you would i just want to bring in the live pictures of john bercow the speaker of the house. speaking i'm just going to go through very quickly. the. procedures which have been approved by the indicative that have been approved to
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vote on just some of them one motion b. which would be that person would leave the e.u. with no deal on april twelfth motion d. which is britain should seek a common market deal with the e.u. the motion h. which is britain should remain a member of the e.a.a. and we go on through these. i'm just having a look at all of them i mean there are eight i think it is nine possibly matthew so i mean this still yeah i guess this is good in that you'll get it you're going to get a broad view of broad spectrum of opinions and ideas here rather than just teresa mayes. deal but i mean it also if you have too many choices that can become completely splintered as well. well you just hit the nail on the head i mean the big risk facing the house of commons sayer is that actually very there is still not a majority for anything imagine if all of these ing get to indicative votes of brought a not a single one establishes
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a clear majority that is going to be deeply problematic and again that's the moment way the prospect of sending it back to the people a second referendum i think increases not because m.p.'s necessarily would want it but simply because they just cannot find a resolution on the other hand if the m.p.'s do get behind this idea of a common market customs union single market outcome for the u.k. which is a much softer brecht's it let's not forget the most conservatives want to reason i would argue that vision of bright's it is incompatible with the conservative policy manifesto in twenty seventy but if m.p.'s go for it then you have the basis for a renewed negotiation with the e.u. and that is what i think the e.u. is looking for something new coming out of a very divided legislature in westminster his senate just matthew goodman great to talk to you thank you so that's john bercow the speaker of the house going through what will be debated later on just a couple more i want to bring to you out of the and i think i've counted correctly
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eight at least eight indicative of votes which will happen one of the motion l. which would be that britain should revoke fifty if parliament does not consent to leaving without a deal so that idea that we were talking about with matthew of revoking article fifty is still alive and also motion which says there should be a comb from a tree public vote to approve or break that deal so the idea that yes get a deal through parliament but then that has to be approved by the british public again another referendum almost but this would be called a a call from a three vote so this is going to be going on throughout the evening and afternoon and evening in london we'll be keeping up to date with events in the house and with our correspondent the indicative votes which parliament will have where to next in bricks. thailand's main opposition parties have formed a coalition to take on the military backed ruling group that says it has enough seats to form a government the final results of sunday's election hour still haven't been
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announced scott hardly has all the details now from bangkok. thailand's lead office party has formed a democratic front coalition in the lower house along with six other parties they have two hundred fifty five seats and claim to have a majority and right to form a government the heads of each party signed an agreement that we are seven parties that happen the majority of votes from people who have trusted to walk in the house up to t.v. we are signing the choice to stop the power with the station off to. a new party that ran on the goal of reducing the military's grip on government as part of the coalition the leader of future forward saying the poor candidate for prime minister deserves the job done. is to most suitable and dignify candidate for the prime minister put a thai party a military backed party announced it is working on forming
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a coalition of its own it's looking to keep prime minister pray in office the two hundred fifty members of senate will be appointed by the military government and the democratic front to gain some of their support to form its own government and that's not going to be easy once they see who will be in the scene it they can negotiate or lobby or do something in order to get favor from some see that it has but it's not promising so that's going to be a matter that they have coming up and with senators not expected to be announced until after official election results are released in early may the democratic front of won't have much time to form a government even if they can get support it's got harder al jazeera bangkok. still have you on this news. one night you could get a new you know an exclusive report on why and how an australian right wing policy sought cash from the u.s.
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gun laws and we will hear from tiger woods as he returns to the world match play championship for the first time in six years. how the weather is still look rather disturbed across many parts of the middle east and in northern sections of the middle east somewhat dry weather now making its way into iran the wettest weather is pushing for a swiss towards of kind of down towards pakistan but you can see this is what we have make its way across terra recently we are going to see it telling a little drier and brought over the next couple of days but still the chance of want to see showers has to be said here we go you can see how that wet weather makes its way across that eastern side of iraq pushes up towards southern parts of turkey will see a few showers just around the eastern side of the mediterranean as well as we go through thursday cyprus could see some rain we'll see showers never really too far
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away from all lebanon in that wetter weather slotting wind out of turkey northern parts of syria pepping up notice some snow there across the high gravity some snow to pushing out towards afghanistan some heavy spells of rain as well but bright skies do come back into terra temperatures here around seventeen souses so we're in the process of improving gradually for iran the wet weather we've seen recently that sinking to the south of kata some outbreaks of shabby rain there across the u.a.e. pushing across into northern parts of amman but how are the top temperature twenty eight celsius clearer skies for friday. in africa's technological at the center. and glue poverty to live side by side. in its first episode life lapse challenges kenya up developers to help small scale
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from the news hour here at al-jazeera and these are our top stories questions have been raised in the british parliament about u.k. involvement in the war in yemen the opposition labor party express the government on allegations that british forces may have even provided support for child soldiers. opposition groups in algeria say a call by the military to have president i think it declared unfit for office doesn't go far enough protesters say they want the entire government to go. and live pictures here from the house parliament in london where indicative votes have been settled for later on today on the. eight indicative votes alternative options to. deal on a result of. taking back control of the break that process from the government.
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a delegation from egypt is trying to enter the gaza strip to mediate a cease fire between hamas and israel the two sides have continued to attack each other sporadically prime minister benjamin netanyahu says he'll take further action against hamas israel's military is increasing its presence along the gaza border and israel's continued to carry out strikes on gaza or overnight as well as rockets being fired out from the strip let's go to stephanie that border fence between israel and gaza are all sounds very some familiar doesn't it stephanie. rockets a mediation attempt. it's more of the same how many times we've been here before kemal it just goes to show that the underlying issues when it comes to resolving the situation for almost two million people inside gaza which is you know just behind us they don't call and leave whether israel or egypt gives them permission so yes we do have a call today but i do know we've been speaking to people behind the scenes there is still concerned that it is
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a volatile situation particularly because also you have this weekend the one year anniversary of the great march of return speaking to our colleagues inside gaza saying that they are preparing for it tens of thousands of angry young men who have we seen come to the fence every single friday for the policy or yes it was significant in the sense of marking landay the right of return but was more about improving their living conditions lifting the blockade giving them opportunities that many people would tell us that everyone else in the world has so i think it will be significant to see how the next couple of days unfold certainly a lot of pressure on the israeli prime minister two weeks ahead of a hotly contested election the escalation that we've seen here over the past forty eight hours certainly not something he wanted to deal with right now. so they want happens when the egyptians get involved because as i understand it in the past israel doesn't doesn't really. admits to
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a cease fire it sort of it all happens behind the scenes doesn't it. what you usually see is that hemis at some point will come out and say there is a ceasefire and a gyptian brokered cease fire the united nations also very actively involved in that israel will never comment usually what they say is we will meet with call we are ready for anything we are ready to expand i think the only way really to tell what politically what is happening between negotiations is to look at the situation on the ground it has been quiet relatively quiet let's say for the last forty eight hours yes you had two rockets sporadically fired overnight we have to remember also there are many different factions inside gaza is not just how mass militants fired rockets you have smaller factions but how mass israel demands hamas to keep those under control so you do have row then you had two air strikes this is something really that's been going on for the past year come out random rockets random airstrikes but particularly the pressure of this march of return when you see
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palestinians come out to the border fence they put flaming balloons across the border fence that is put a light thousands of acres of israeli fields on this side it's put huge pressure on the government a bench and at netanyahu what has mass was with the people of gaza more importantly want is for an improvement in their living conditions a lifting of the siege and all these kinds of things none of that has been achieved palpably as of yet come on so i think again you will see these escalations come and go until the underlying issues of gaza and what situation is like for people there is result stephanie on the israel gaza border thank you india's prime minister says his country is now a space superpower after it shot down a satellite as part of a test to become only the fourth country to do so and under modi's announcement comes just two weeks before indians vote in a general election arch. i want to assure the global
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community that this new ability that we have achieved is not against anyone it is a defensive initiative of a fast moving india india has always been against the space arms race and this hasn't changed our policy more now from so hell raman reporting from new delhi. what the prime minister said was that within the last twenty four hours he could confirm that india become the fourth nation in the world along with the us china and russia and satellite technology it had shot down successfully one of its own satellites in orbit and that he wanted to tell the nation of course is a policy that was started back in two thousand and twelve under the former prime minister manmohan singh's so india's space development through isro the indian space research organization has been developing space technology for decades now but it's a huge feather in the prime minister's cap operation shock the was launched. over in addition region in the east of the country so certainly
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a major announcement by a sitting prime minister which has reverberations and repercussions at this present moment in time in india. now a three year al-jazeera investigation into the us gun lobby has uncovered efforts by a political party in australia to secure twenty million dollars from the pro-gun advocates in united states the one nation party visited washington d.c. in september last year seeking funds from the national rifle association peter charlie from our investigative unit has part two of the story. al-jazeera is investigative unit filmed it covertly about pauline hanson's one nation visited the us to attend a series of meetings with gun lobby representatives. the one nation delegation was made up of the party's chief of staff james ashby and steve dixon the leader of the party in the astringent state of queensland. go through two million dollars or twenty plus five seats in the senate they were hoping that fifty donations from the
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gun lobby would help them secure the balance of power industry news parliament in an upcoming federal election there we should. be pleased to see. you know what our record. that. and. if you want wendy to you would you would you would i know a lot of house and i would have to tell them about that. while seeking millions from the gun lobby one nation said it was prepared to soften stricter gun control legislation in australia that the n.r.a. has frequently criticized we want to know whether or not. you'll be there during a visit to the u.s. dixon and ashby attended a series of meetings in which they were often advised by gun lobby groups on how to prepare the is trillion public for an easing of the strict gun laws you have somebody who maybe believes to your son i worked at
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a newspaper or maybe he was covering city hall or primary or a little pretty story is about people who are raw at the polls invasion or whatever it might be that could help how they have done and that's going to be the first words and that's we've got a right it's going to go to five those are we. pulling hanson's one nation party has developed an official gun policy. that proposes a softening of the strict gun loose the destroy you put in place following a message from in the town of port arthur in nine hundred ninety six but in secretly recorded meetings steve dixon promised to work to reverse the laws if we don't understand people are going to go dark help them get out of not having guns to talk of them to get politically correct and if it is poison or you know it will poison our whole life we stop it before charlie al-jazeera sydney and i'm sure
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thomas our correspondent in sydney has been following up on the reaction. the revelations are still dominating the news here in australia this is the front page of one paper unloaded now that refers to the two one nation officials who were caught on camera trying to get money out of the us gun lobby now saying that when they were filmed they were drunk they drank too much whisky too much scotch by the filmmaker from al-jazeera who made this program says that's just not true at all he filmed hours of footage of them in business meetings as well as in bars and they were consistently saying that they wanted to get money out of the us gun lobby consistently saying that they thought they could change the political system here if they got hold of that money the other excuse that the one nation officials have is that this was entrapment by al jazeera a foreign owned in their eyes a muslim broadcaster and for a right wing political party that sort of smear perhaps is no surprise not too surprising that one nation wants to highlight pick atari informs associate out zero
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with the. muslim world because it runs on a you know islamophobia platform and that fits within its narrative it's important to say to the filmmaker behind this documentary denies completely that he was in any way compromised editorially because of al-jazeera as financial backer there was no influence whatsoever from qatar no imports no suggestion no censorship nothing whatsoever this was entirely conducted by me and my team in washington and in australia politically all this matters here because while one nation is an extreme party on the far right of politics they do have about five in some places nearly ten percent support and the prime minister who runs a center right party doesn't want to completely alienated their supporters so he's got to tread a very fine line while on the one hand saying that there are extremists who do stupid things like this in this documentary he doesn't want to say that those who support them are in the same boat. five cases of cholera have been confirmed in
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mozambique's badly port city of barrow two weeks after psycho need a slammed into the area the u.n. fears the disease will now spread and says it needs nearly three hundred million dollars in aid to help mozambique's one point seven million victims it has killed more than seven hundred people right across southern africa tony burke they travel to one community in mozambique that's been cut off now for twelve days. it's a race against time to reach isolated psycho survivors before minute and disease break out helicopters are scouring the three thousand square kilometer disaster zone in central mozambique searching for the vulnerable and overlooked who desperately need help. in the village of greater two hundred kilometers from here or they found a thousand hungry people if they ate something once a day they were among the more fortunate we are very happy very happy because we've been a member that we go out for we've got
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a clean water and we've got some extension as well so when we saw this helicopter people were very happy the world food program brought two tons of high nutritional food much to the relief of the villagers who lost everything in the psych lone homes crops possessions and some their loved ones this aid is coming just in the nick of time for these people their food had run out they were cut off for twelve days the water's only receded here four days ago they still need flour they still need oil and they still need medicine but for now they're ok they're going to survive but there are other isolated pockets like these around the country who still need help in this area they're used to flooding but not with such ferocious winds more into one before and we didn't expect the cycling to be so bad it was frightening when we were told that the winds will be more than two hundred kilometers per hour we didn't take it seriously that's why so many people suffered . five people from the community were swept away in drowning clued in
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a young boy most are now having to live in a local school. aid agencies estimate that they have reached six hundred thousand people so far but they need to get to another one million who need assistance there a lot of risk we really need to make a lot of efforts and we need more money argentina to be able to bring here on the ground before what they what are since then there are many things that we need to distribute on time because now banging for is of athens. just a few days ago the land below was covered in water after two days without rain the levels are receding more roads and tracks are becoming passable and that allows the more effective and cheaper way of delivering aid involved. but that help will need to be long term it's harvest season in this region but the villages of berard are like tens of thousands of others have no crops to harvest no fish left to catch today they will eat but what will the future bring many cycling victims will be
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dependent on international support for the forseeable future. tony virtually al-jazeera or rather central mozambique. still ahead on the news one of tennis is most controversial. at the miami open.
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just an update for you on the situation in algeria at the moment we're hearing that algerian ruling party has said that it supports the army's call for the removal of
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president. that would be you would think. the writing pretty much on the wall for the president not only the army wants them removed because of ill health but his own ruling party which had previously removed support for him we should say is now saying it supports this process of article one or two which would remove the president from power on account of ill health so just keeping an eye on that won't win you any more developments of course when they happen. now ukrainians will vote on saturday in a tightly fought presidential election more than forty candidates running but really it's a three horse race and a race that's happening against the backdrop of a conflict in the east with russian backed fighters that's now into its fifth year wars hurt ukraine's most economically important region it's drained public resources and exhausted the voters and really there is no end in sight john holl reports now from the city of mariupol but the conflict is never far away. in
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ukraine's war zone a new breed of entrepreneur. alexi used his disability payout as an injured veteran to set up a pizza business. being given a motivator people are happy to spend their money rather than save it because they know anything can happen at any moment. he's not particularly enthusiastic about the upcoming presidential election will have a lot of work. because of their spinelessness it took volunteers to protect this country where the leadership was too weak to protect it it's all soldiers like alexi from the port city of mariupol formed the hours of the taliban in two thousand and fourteen famous for preventing russian backed separatists from extending their territorial gains in the donbass region all the way to the sea but mario poll has paid a heavy price its once busy port sits idle empty of the cargo ships that carried
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steel and coal produced here to international markets russia's efforts to disrupt sea traffic off the annexed crimean peninsula include illegal cargo inspections and a bridge built across the curch strait that's too low for larger vessels heading for mariupol to pass beneath. they can forgive us that our country is in the band until zenda stands that ukraine is a free and democratic country and unfortunately it will be hard to establish these . then late last year an unprovoked russian attack on three ukrainian navy boats twenty four captured ukrainian sailors are still being held in moscow and international shipping is far less frequently seen in these waters since last november's attacks on those ukrainian naval vessel suggested russia has new territorial designs by strangling traded ukraine's two main force from the sea of
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as of russia has taken effective control of this inland sea off the coast of crimea in response president petro poroshenko declared martial law in the east if he thought that would win him votes he was wrong with more than thirteen thousand dead this country is no longer united behind a war it can't win and a knows that despite losing her brother on the front line in two thousand and fifteen she says it's time for peace as are the war should. he died for ukraine to be trained for the ukrainian language to be spoken and crane to be an equal strong european country that hope of a bright future has begun to fade on the shores and battlefields of eastern ukraine jonah hold al-jazeera mario paul. or right we're looking at sport now with tara wall thank you so much well number one no bank shock of riches suffered another surprise defeat for the second straight tournaments riches fail to make it beyond
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the fourth round this time he was beaten by roberto betty so good at the miami open and the richardson reports. all is not entirely well in the world of novak djokovic . the game's top ranked player has suffered another early tournament exit last week he went house in round three to indian wells miami six time champion is heading home after round four. beaten in three sets by world number twenty five reports about easter a good spray i was going to match those should have lost them in so many opportunities and just way too many ways through the opportunities and this is what happens when you when you don't capitalise. australia's nick curiosus had an eventful few days underarm serves well one tactic in his last much and he kept croatia's borna church guessing in this encounter i. was curious
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later committed to getting bored during the second set and was deducted a point from old a blip senate seat he once on so lose in three sets was me don't play for two hours and twenty minutes and regardless he owes me a lot like play sometimes it's like i'm not going to take. you to him probably not . at the toilet when you competing in the heat of the moment when all you're canadian teenager felix assume is having the best week of his young career the eighteen year old into the quarterfinals of the masters event for the first time. i feel like this extra pressure or deuce like attention that i gave maybe last year the year before too to the comes to the media's that's a bit behind you know we're in the way we're. really to stay in the present really focus on what i have to do a core another canadian teenager is also through to the last eight then
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a shapovalov eventually getting the better of stefana sits a pass just before two am local time and the richardson al-jazeera. but to give it over has missed her chance to become world number one for the first time in her career the world number two needed to win the miami title to ensure she took top spot from naomi osaka bank of america has been beaten in the quarter finals by australia's ashley barty means smaller how well could regain the top ranking if she wins the title of. olympic champion caster semenya has hit back at comments made by the head of the world athletics sebastian coe the man yet is challenging an effort to bring in new rules that were strict testosterone levels and female runners in a newspaper interview ko said the reason we have gender classification is because if you didn't then no woman would ever win another title or break an other record so many has issued this response via her lawyers the scars mr mann your has developed over the past decade randeep reading the comments of mr coe this weekend
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open those old wounds mr coe is wrong to think mr mannion is a threat to women's sports. tiger woods is getting ready to tee off at the world championship match play event for the first time in six years woods has injured four box surgeries in that time to win this match play title i have to get through seven rounds in five days i haven't played a whole lot of match play you know since two thousand and thirteen and. i'm looking forward to looking for the. the fight that adds to the focus on one guy. each and every shot so different and you don't really care what the rest of the field is doing i just have to beat the guys sitting in front me. and that's why you support for the war coming up later but for now it's back to you thank you so much for that funny social media apps things like instagram they're inspiring people around the world to travel these days but there are real concerns that historic sites are being negatively impacted by all the tourists reynolds has. you can blame social
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media for spreading fake news compromising your privacy and giving your kids nightmares now some are blaming it for ruining some of the world's prettiest places once visitors would travel to stunning sites to gaze in admiration now these attractions are often just a backdrop for selfies tweeted out for bragging rights there's no question the instagram effect on tourism is powerful in new zealand the lakeside town of one aka saw tourism increase by fourteen percent when tourism promoters invited social media influencers to visit now local residents are ball king at tax increases proposed to bolster tourism infrastructure over tourism and inadequate sewage treatment led to a six month shutdown of boracay island in the philippines beginning last year when orders of president rhodri go to terror today but up to is he says. is destroying
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the environment of that it public will be freely been in iceland officials are asking visitors to please skip some of the most instagram downed over crowded spots like reykjavik blue lagoon two million tourists went to iceland last year dwarfing the country's population of three hundred fifty thousand much of the increase is attributed to social media masses looking for the perfect selfie spot threaten the ancient ruins of macho picchu one point two million people swarm the site in two thousand and fourteen this year peruvian officials instituted a strict ticketing policy giving visitors access for a limited number of hours cities like washington d.c. where big crowds flock to see the cherry blossoms each spring have the necessary infrastructure to handle such an influx but that's not the case in remote areas
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like thailand's p.p.i. . and because of attention raised on social media the beach received five thousand visitors a day causing severe environmental damage the spot is now closed indefinitely rising living conditions in once impoverished countries mean more and more people are traveling the world but they may find a growing number of restrictions and outright closures in the places everyone wants to visit rob reynolds al jazeera los angeles finally dignitaries and celebrities have been gathering here in doha for the opening of causes national museum a building that was designed by the french architect john nouvelle made up of what make it out there several let disks interlocking disks which are inspired by the shape of the local desert road. the emir of qatar shift to mean been handed out on a tiny is no great in the museum which will be open to the public on thursday
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immersive exhibits telling the story of qatar and its people for more than seven hundred million years ago up until the present day. and that is your new south is for joining us we are back in just a couple of moments here on al-jazeera not a full full of the news that is from break that and from algeria coming up. a prominent saudi john lest committed to freedom of expression silenced in taki by his own government in the most horrific way. the al-jazeera world investigates the
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death of jamal. which resonates to the highest levels of the saudi government with startling evidence about the disposal of his body. jamal khashoggi the silencing of a journalist on al-jazeera. the arab world is going through some unprecedented changes from the saudi u.a.e. led war in yemen to the conflict in syria and protests in algeria. the arab league will hold its first g. eight summit in the tunisian capital tunis after a nearly eight year absence will syria return to the leak join us for up to date coverage and in-depth analyses on al-jazeera they said what do you think of waterboarding i said i think we absolutely need it we should have it and if we can we should have people in power investigates the private companies a new old u.s.
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towns allegedly complicit in the illegal use of torture under interrogation the sun will rise once a day and then sets not a future in the hands of the cia you can make the sunshine or not rendition even visited one. many of the flight is up to forty percent it was a damaged children as young as thirteen years of. questions in the u.k. parliament over the role of its military. in the war in yemen. we
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are continuing to work to ensure that we can to look at grex it for the british people and guarantee that we can have a back seat for the british people and also in the u.k. parliament theresa may remain in defiance. prepared to take charge of the u.k.'s exit from the european union. now the news the main opposition in thailand joins forces with six other parties to form what it calls a democratic front as voters await the results of sunday's election. we are very happy very happy because we doubt for. a clean water. and color for days after psycho need a barrel through most we are in one of the most isolated areas in a final year rocks. so algeria is rolling f l n party has come out and backed an army call to remove
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the president from office this news just developing in the last hour or so remember on monday the army chief suggested the use of a constitutional provision to get president up to lizzie's beautifully declared unfit for office the military's intervention follows weeks of protests against the president and his backers are the latest monitoring events from neighboring tunisia many it already lost so much support. and this is just another hit for the president his own ruling party. indeed the man who and just a few days ago the backing of the support of the most important and powerful institutions of algeria is more isolated than ever done his own party the party that has dominated politics in the country for the last sixty years the national liberation front is saying enough is enough saying very sports the move by the
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military yesterday to remove the president out of that i was able to feel and this is quite a major setback for him because it means one hand that he won't be able to have anyone to defend him in the parliament and of the same time he will lose grip on the government and we're seeing more people now jumping out of the sinking boat is saying that we are no longer in any way or other affiliated with the president so what happens next then it started with the army chief yesterday it goes to the constitutional council how does it play out from here. this is where the problem continues in. the army is of the view that this should be done in a very is to titian allies away which means that this has to go through the constitutional council which will trigger article one to the parliament then with how to elect the president of the chamber as an interim president and then think about an exit strategy the opposition and the protesters are saying no we
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don't trust the constitutional council because it's appointed by the water we don't trust the government to oversee elections in the future because its affiliated with what we need is someone who has the backing of the millions of algerians to leave the country through a transition period so we have a divided between two narratives two offers one by the army and one by the protesters if the protesters decide to go on friday. with huge numbers that could be an indication they reject the move by the army and that could lead or or deepen the political crisis in algeria a lot to keep an eye on there thank you hashem a whole bar in tunis now questions have been raised in the british parliament about the united kingdom's involvement in the war in yemen opposition labor party has demanded answers after reports in local media that british special forces have been involved in gun battles with yemen's hooty rebels the party's spokesman on foreign
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affairs emily thornberry also pressed the government on more allegations that british forces may have actually provided support for child soldiers as part of the saudi led coalition there is one especially disturbing allegation in the mail on sunday's report which was that our forces are providing support to locally recruited saudi funded militia where many of the fighters up to forty percent it was alleged are children as young as thirteen years old so i would ask the minister of state if that is in any way true because if he is then he will confirm and off forces are not just a party to this conflict but witnesses to war crimes i feel that we get to the bottom of those allegations again i am very keen also not to in any way with this leave the house. but the allegations that were made in relation to any engagement that involves bringing child soldiers on board would be i think it would be
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appalling charlie angelo is following this story for us from london. this source of these allegations is a mail on sunday newspaper article which alleges that elite special boat service troops are present in yemen and five were injured after battles inside if true it would wholly contradict the government promises that the u.k. is not participating in the conflict but just providing logistical support to the saudis in riyadh now back in february there were some reports on social media suggesting british soldiers had been injured in a firefight and the daily express newspaper claimed two s.a.'s members had been injured during a humanitarian operation the difference with this these new revelations is that the mail on sunday is claiming the special boat service squadron we're not involved in humanitarian operations but they were providing mentoring teens in yemen translators medics and forward at command whose role is to request support from the
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saudis earlier on wednesday seven people including four children were killed in an air strike on a hospital in yemen the charity save the children says it starts for on the ground supporting the medical team at the time in the city of saga now the u.k. parliament's begun debating several options for a briggs it two year old says after prime minister to resign may address the group still insisting her plan was the best even though it's been rejected twice by m.p.'s may defended her agreement to no first weekly question time in parliament since m.p.'s voted to take control of the breaks that negotiations. we are continuing to work to ensure that we can deliver brecht's it for the british people and guarantee that we don't have a back seat for the british people we have a deal which councils are you membership fee which stops the e.u. making our laws which gives us our own immigration policy and the common agricultural policy for good and is a common fisheries policy for good other options don't do that other options would
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lead to delay to uncertainty and risk never delivering say yeah earlier this week mr speaker the business minister resigned from the government saying the government's approach to brics it was playing roulette with the lives and livelihoods of the vast majority of the people of this country why is she prepared to carry on risking jobson industry in another attempt to yet again run down the clock and try to blackmail the m.p.'s behind into supporting a deal that's already been twice rejected well let's talk to paul brennan now who's outside the houses of parliament in london paul can you take us through even just some of the options that will be voted on later today i think there's up to eight of them. but there are eight they were selected by the speaker john bercow who's become famous around the world for his interventions during the recent passage of the brics it process alphabetically they they they range from b. all the way up to
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a very tough scrabble hand i have to say if you're trying to i guess it's only one vowel in there and that's going to be a real headache for the government as well. what he's hoping to do is to find a way of finding out what kind of deal the m.p.'s will support don't forget they voted down government's deal twice already now they're trying to find a consensus that m.p.'s will actually support now joining me to try and unpick the eight options that have been put before them is most hussein who's now in communications but until very recently was a special advisor to the minister under rather and you've worked in downing street yourself you've seen the options which wants to stick out to you as being interesting. i think the one to watch is the confirmatory referendum amendment this seems to be getting a lot of backing from labor i think labor going to whip there in peace to support it and let's see how many conservative m.p.'s supporters will the s.n.p. every like you supported and this this basically says whatever the deal is it
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should have a public law so it should have the final say should go back to people to make sure they're happy with it it's not exactly the people's vote i think there's been touted but another way of maybe achieving the same thing and i think there is a groundswell behind that thousand to watch those are the common market two point being pushed by nick boles there's quite a constellation of course party in place behind this this is all about staying in the european economic area coming up with an alternative customs union arrangement the question around that is freedom of movement and i think the fact that that would still remain in some form which will not go down very well with the government and certainly one of the prime minister's registered red line. him say exactly and she has already said that despite whatever the m.p.'s come up with today and into next week she is not going to agree to bind herself to the outcome that there was also a spanner that has been thrown in by the speaker john bercow when he said that in
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relation to the government bringing back on its own deal again for a what's called envy three meaningful vote three it must pass what he called the test of change there was some expectation that the government might. have got extra support from certain tory rebels who previously knocked back the deal but have changed their mind but the speaker's decision really put the cat among the point of yes it really does i think the the thought behind it was that you'd have these addictive vote parliament in m.p.'s who express their views the effect this would have on the e r g and that could a hard line brings tears would be to focus minds and to think if we don't support the prime minister's deal anything else that comes next is invariably going to be softer so what it is in least worst option and i think you saw in the last few days you know from cheikh a response. to having boris johnson kind of giving a stick in the order they were thinking of supporting it for that very reason so if
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the vote is now not on the table again this could have a scene with the impact on what will happen later on tonight and they then and all the eight options it's very interesting to know that the government's deal is not one of those eight options the government is that the deal is totally separate totally separate consideration of the m.p.'s will vote at around seven pm it'll take about half an hour the results should be somewhere around twenty one g. that's nine pm local time and we'll be here all the think bring you the latest news or do it paul thank you paul brennan in london. still ahead for you on al-jazeera i'm joined now in eastern ukraine where they're still fighting a war with russia which the rest of the country with an election looming would rather forget. and we'll also look at why india's prime minister is hailing a breakthrough in his country's space program.


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