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many were trapped for more than a week with no access to clean water after slike lone eat i hit the port city of bear. with tens of thousands of people displaced and living in temporary shelter a lack of sanitation has created the perfect conditions for cholera the vaccination is a very needed and should start next wednesday next week the faster we go the most generous we have to go to transmission. of the of the coalition in the book relation then there is a big need for community engagement safe water distribution for all of this population of bare obert also for the districts are running bear out where there is a i risk for cases there are so. cholera is not new to mozambique the country has experienced regular outbreaks over the past five years but aid agencies now warn there is little time to prevent
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a major outbreak and more should be done to stem the spread of the disease. e.g. al jazeera where the next but still ahead on al-jazeera was imagine from the delirium of venezuela's opposition leader rally supporters amid anger at power cuts and the housing crisis and the fastest growing economy in southeast asia look at those who've been left behind. the in. the in. hello again and welcome back to you know national weather forecasts are here across eleven we are watching one storm very carefully this storm is bringing a lot of rain across many areas there is low pressure is out here across the eastern mediterranean but the extent of the rain is all the way over here towards iran and more heavy rain is on top of the already saturated soil in the areas that
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we saw flooding earlier this week so that is going to be a problem for baghdad we do expect to see a rainy day at twenty five degrees and as we go towards monday the rain continues but the temperatures do come down a little bit we're going to be seeing those temperatures drop down to about eighteen degrees there down towards quite city you'll be seeing some rain as well but your temperatures about average for this time of year what's not going to be average is what is happening here in doha our temperatures are going to be well above average over the next few days normally this time of year it would be about twenty eight here on sunday we do expect to see about thirty two and on monday even reaching to about thirty seven but that will be the last day by the time we get to tuesday those temperatures will be coming back down then here across much of southern africa now looking to bed down here towards the south a little cool for cape town at nineteen but we are seeing those temperatures quite warm here in durban at about twenty nine degrees up here towards johannesburg twenty seven and more rain in madagascar with a temperature of twenty nine there. time
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off change in discovery. in. the sea of time to forge an identity not saying anything. to baby tell me your whole life truly nine hundred ninety nine south africa revisits the children of apartheid to seventy. and develop with a country's. top south africa part two on al-jazeera. hello again i'm. reminded of the news this hour three people have been killed and
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at least two hundred forty palestinians injured during saturday's protest at the gaza israel fence and a fourth man died from injuries sustained on friday israeli forces fired tear gas and live ammunition as tens of thousands gathered to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests. algeria's army chief has repeated his call to remove president. from office a day earlier millions took to the streets nationwide demanding political change. and voting has begun and turkey's local elections and opposition alliance is hoping to put a dent in the dominance of the ruling party the economy is in recession which could prove to be a key issue for voters. while the group that calls itself the libya quartet has been using on the sidelines of the arab league summit in june us it failed to reach any major breakthrough but pledged to continue working to reconcile libya's warring factions the cortez includes representatives of the united nations african union
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the arab league and the european union has more from tunis. this isn't the first time the international quartet has convened to try to and chaos and instability in libya but peace may still be a long way of the united nations secretary general the e.u. foreign policy chief the african union commission chairman and the arab league chief were all present at the meeting held in neighboring tunisia. but the meeting was snubbed by libya's prime minister phases. the authorities in tripoli have recently ramped up the rhetoric against the u.n. accusing it of failing to rein in general holly the hotter a rival to surat has launch a military campaign to expand his influence in the south accusations dismissed by the international community which hopes a national conference during april my chart a new road map for
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a political settlement. there is a new energy and a growing interest among libyans which shows a desire to build a state based on institutions to serve the people and bring things back to normal we have to remember that libya is a rich country and has a lot of resources. in the eighty years since the revolt that toppled the libya has been marred by violence and political instability there are two competing powers in libya the government of general accord based into a pulley and backed by the u.n. but general is effectively running a rival government in the east backed by the u.a.e. and egypt he has repeated evolved to send troops to invade tripoli. i asked mr good terrorists if it was still possible to narrow differences between
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a settlers and hafter despite failed attempts in the past. and there's possible exactly all of the usual stories some for arson fires because of the millions of illegals themselves. resize the region of the solution the united nations special envoy. told libyans the april meeting in qatar miss near the border with algeria could be a crucial part unity for libyans and the eighty year transitional period and hold parliamentary and presidential elections the international community wants libya's rival factions to set aside their differences and build a unified government there are also growing calls for a strong army that could defeat human trafficking armed groups and put an end to instability but that could be a distant goal with a deepening political divide between the authorities in the east and west of the
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country. now the u.s. government says it's cussing aid to el salvador guatemala and honduras president donald trump accuses the nations of having set up migrant caravans has threatened to close the border with mexico saving hundreds of asylum seekers living in limbo manowar palo reports from the border city of tijuana. it's another day at a migrant shelter on the us mexico border it's almost everyone here is from central america and they're seeking asylum in the united states. in the past migrants would be allowed to wait in the u.s. while their cases were considered but a change in policy by the trumpet ministration now requires them to be sent back to mexico until their case numbers are called yes back at the i arrived in tehran and applied for a number because they said that with the number everything would work out now i'm saying that's not case. most of the people at this shelter have been here for
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several months many of them tell us they don't feel safe just. the americans asked me if i had somewhere to stay and. i said no we don't we don't have family here or anything they asked if it's dangerous for us in mexico and i said yes we run a risk there but they still send us back here i don't feel that's right. the city of the one who has seen an increase in violent crime in recent months there have been almost five hundred people killed so far in two thousand and eighteen adding to the more than twenty five hundred homicides reported last year. for central american asylum seekers like nineteen year old idea of being stuck in mexico seems just as dangerous as returning to his home in honduras i'm sure why not here and here want to get kidnapped or something worse because of all the criminals as a migrant you could scare them but no matter i suppose we have to stay here for some time. human rights advocate because of clark says the change in policy by the
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u.s. is turning the mexico side of the border into a massive waiting. for asylum applications the government then what the united states is intending to do is dissuade migrants by making the asylum process of the united states more bureaucratic. innocently to two hundred forty individuals have been sent back to the one under the trump administration's remain in mexico program but as the policy expands to more cities along the border that number is expected to rise significantly u.s. officials have defended the policy of returning central american asylum seekers to mexico calling it a vital response to a crisis at the southern border but human rights groups warn that the program could have the opposite effect and push more desperate migrants to cross over illegally when it up. at the us mexico border and now a new group of migrants has left the door as capital headed towards the united states at least ninety people departed san salvador despite those threats from
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president onil trying to close the border with mexico mexico warns that a group of twenty thousand people are gathering in honduras north korea's foreign ministry says a break in at its embassy in spain visit a grave terrorist attack it's the first official comment from pyongyang on last month's incident ten people allegedly raided the north korean embassy in madrid on february twenty second just days before kim jong un's second son is with u.s. president donald trump well voting has begun in ukraine's highly contested presidential election thirty nine candidates are in the running and treating the incumbent petro poroshenko and former prime minister yulia timoshenko but it's comedian a village near the lenski who is leading in opinion polls if no candidate gets more than fifty percent of the vote the top two will go into a second round of voting these are live pictures from a polling station in kiev china how has more from that city. this is the
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unexpected front runner in the race to become ukraine's next president give me a zelinsky is an actor and comedian his campaign appearances are stand up comedy acts what he lacks in actual policy or political experience he makes up for with his on screen persona in a popular television series he's a teacher blows the whistle on corruption suddenly finding himself yes president of ukraine is that. great. zelinsky well he's famous for one thing young people see him as an anti-establishment outsider figure which they like and this probably is a sign of things. like this personality but it seems even he isn't sure if you can be president or not we don't know we just want to believe that he's a better option previous presidents with businessmen politicians and lawyers maybe a comedian can make
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a difference for ukraine many feel the political zelinsky could hardly do worse than the current president petro poroshenko he came to power after russia's annexation of crimea vowing to end the war in the east and sweep away corruption the billionaire confectionery king here immortalized in bullet casings and his own sweet and chocolate wrappers has bowed to pressure from the international monetary fund raising utility prices that hurt the poor and he's in a circle he's implicated in allegedly corrupt weapons purchases. if you see corruption i think we should talk about this let's why reason all of these. painting this is a conversation with president bush and co first of all and if he will be elected for the second time i hold food there to. make him to sink evolved what kind of place in the history he wants to to get. also in the running after two
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decades in politics and three years in prison is former prime minister yulia timoshenko many of her supporters at a final rally in central kiev were bussed in from the countryside drawn by a pledge to harvard consumer gas prices the focus of this election is the economy with few promises being made about the war that's the toxic question for all the candidates no one has answered a lot has. no one wants to take responsibility for five years of war after a people's rebellion against russian influence and corruption and ukraine is a country that seems stuck and sure now which way to turn i don't know how. well slovakia has elected a liberal no way as its next president the first woman to hold the post. zuzana couplet over one fifty eight percent of the votes the forty five year old environmental activist also campaigns to end corruption it's about his mainstream
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politics has been impacted by the murder of an investigative journalist a year ago i remember that as a i accept this result with great humbleness and sense of great responsibility i think all of you for being here with me and i promise you that i will be with you let's look for things that connect us let's place to work for a better slovakia's above all the fights fought for personal gains let's invite other people in pursuit of ideas and values that connected us through the election . well the philippines is forecast to become the fastest growing economy in southeast asia but tens of millions of filipinos are at risk of being left behind an acute shortage of affordable housing is one of the biggest barriers to increase of course al-jazeera similar reports from manila. married rowsley passo has been living here with her husband and four children this small room serves as the kitchen living room dining area and bathroom at night they all sleep in this less
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than ten square meter bedroom upstairs because of how this really small and we can barely stretch our legs here it's hot and prompting but that's better than nothing according to the philippine government almost six million homes need to be built for impoverished filipinos and that backlog is expected to reach almost eight million by twenty twenty two which means thousands of homes need to be built every day in order to meet that demand but that's not happening because government says it hasn't enough money we are producing less than the need for housing since lease's also. exam when there are these of course we fall short of the target. because the priorities and education on health we compete with the basic sectors. every year this lack of housing is made worse by thousands of families being
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displaced by typhoons and earthquakes and the decades long conflict in many places like the mindanao region displaces thousands more. experts say the poor are most likely to be homeless and that's worse and by a growing population more than twenty two million filipinos are now living in extreme poverty the government says it's taking action we hope. programs. all government agencies local government units. to really eradicate poverty in the country as most of the unemployed to have no proof of home ownership the government has classified them as illegal settlers people like there is c.t.e. mary rose's mother she moved here in one thousand nine hundred eighty three after her husband died and raised her children on her own more than thirty five years
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later she is still classed as an illegal settler they are what you would like is to be relocated to an affordable housing who can finally own a home so we can pay for it little by little there are many shanties like this one in the capital manila people live in small areas without adequate sanitation yet filipinos continue to come here looking for jobs and many like there is he to you say living without a permanent home makes them feel they're lost and drifting. duggan al-jazeera manila. hello i'm. with the headlines on al-jazeera three people have been killed and at least two hundred forty palestinians injured during saturday's protests at the gaza israel fence and a fourth man died from injuries sustained on friday israeli forces fired tear gas
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and live ammunition as tens of thousands gather to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests. algeria's army chief has repeated his call to apply also to one or two of the constitution to remove president. from office a day early and millions took to the streets nationwide demanding political change . the position taken by the algerian military has always been within the legitimacy of the constitution and has always upheld the interest of the algerian people above all it is always seen that the solution to the crisis can't be anything other than the implementation of article one hundred two of the constitution or versions begun in turkey's local elections and opposition alliances hoping to put a dent in the dominance of the ruling ak party the economy is in recession which could prove to be a key issue for voters is and voting has also begun in ukraine's highly contested presidential election these are live pictures from kiev thirty nine candidates are
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in the running including the incumbent petro poroshenko and former prime minister yulia timoshenko but it's comedian that to me is the lenski who is leading in opinion polls and slovakia has elected a liberal lawyer as its next president who's on a couple tova one fifty eight percent of the votes the forty five year old environmental activist will be slovakia's first female president saudi arabia has been accused of hacking the phone of amazon chief executive jeff bezos an investigation by his personal security consultant found the kingdom obtained private information in january the national enquirer published leaked text messages between bezos and a woman he was dating saudi arabia has claims no involvement while the inquiry says it didn't break any laws the number of cholera cases in mozambique cyclon hit city of berra has risen to two hundred seventy one the country is dealing with the aftermath of cyclon it die which hits more than two weeks ago well those are the
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headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after people in power stay with us . in twenty six one zero one east revealed that girls from me in march some as young as fifteen were trafficked to singapore to work as main it's illegal and costing lives so why does it still continue when law abiding singapore one the one east on al-jazeera. america's president trump police torture works he's pledged to keep the contaminated detention facility open and they say to bring back will to pull the suspects so in the first of a special two project vest a geisha weeping to the u.s. state that was once the halls of america's illegal program for addition and torture to ask whether the u.s. could be about to re enter
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a dog chapter in the nation's history. smithfield's north carolina. a quiet backwater in america's south. on the face of it an unremarkable bible belt town tug to meet rural wooded countryside. but thirteen years ago stories started to emerge suggesting something sinister was going on. mysterious flights leaving from the lives an airport. people were being seized from their homes in streets around the
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world transported to foreign prisons and secret cia interrogation camps known as black sites. who feel some sort of them would give off and. report it for. somebody for. the covert operation officially called extraordinary rendition took place in the years between two thousand and two to two thousand and nine. in north carolina locals began calling the flights from their local airports torture taxes this was a planned orchestrated program of kidnapping for torture i found that to be just intolerable we spoke to a woman whose husband was another victim of rendition. to
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this day the truth about the cia's rendition program and the role of north carolina's airports remains officially shrouded in secrecy. that are realistic to think of where from al-jazeera tell of. when making a programme about cia or indifferent. i and investigations ont welcome. and story well you think. nor of question i mean he's going to start with he's going to call the police yet his officers and they are in the. nine eleven the deadliest attack ever on american soil the mass murder of nearly three thousand people
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a defining moment in american history which was to leave a toxic legacy in its wake the u.s. launched a global war on terror including a convert program of kidnap and torture the secretary of state at the time was general colin powell his chief of staff was colonel larry wilkerson today he says that operation was a terrible mistake and still doing irreparable damage to the united states moral position in the world as a leader of human rights and human dignity and rule of law and so forth we no longer are seen as a leader indeed by more than two billion people in the world according to polls were considered the number one threat to their future. and isn't case in lives near johnston regional airport one of the two north carolina airports used to say good rendition flights she took me that. so
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if you will look down there that's aero contractors. are a contract is our local firm that supplied planes for the secret cia program. in the years following two thousand and five allison and her friends began to investigate air a contract is she realized that some of the people involved with the company with people she knew one was an attorney. who had children the same age as my and it was shocking right because they were prominent members of the community so they put themselves out there as being you know. standard of morality. it took real courage for these local women and their supporters to investigate and to confront what was being done in the state.
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of the. city was. to confront it they did you see that were contacting them here to ask them to come out and meet with us which they did not do the only thing. u.s. senate intelligence committee figures suggest one hundred nineteen individuals held by the cia nearly a quarter of whom were later found to be improperly detained in much of the program and the possibly many hundreds more seized remains on net. but what's clear are a contract has played a central role transporting forty nine individuals for interrogation. on the other side of the world in london i think makes it westminster university
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have pieced together how the program worked every contract has maintained and operating profit in particular which were central to the war on terror on the. torture program evidence is absolutely inconscious. the torture program took place and it violated domestic and international law many many points and that north carolina an air contract was central to that. we traveled to gratz nostra to meet el masry in late two thousand and three he was arrested on holiday at the macedonian border he was then taken to a small hotel room where an official accused him of being a member of al qaeda. service business from. the. college was telling the truth he was not a member of al qaeda shockingly this was
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a case of mistaken identity but they came worse he was hunted a the two u.s. agents and bundled onto an air raid contract his plane. from. cme. human. unnamed to him his destination was a site in afghanistan used for cia interrogation one of the network of foreign prisons and secret so-called cia black sites places where suspected terrorists many of whom turned out to be innocent was systematically tortured in a brutal bid to gain intelligence. this man was
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a career cia operative his name is glenn hoddle he vividly remembers his first impression of one cia interrogation camp in an unnamed country. inside it is immediately. pitch black. as black as any darkness you have ever experienced. you cannot see. you you could not see your fingers here in front of absolute darkness. and disorienting and deafening. silence a brutal regime designed to undermine prison his sense of self and indeed helpless dependence we thank unconsciously that. the sun will rise once a day and then sets into the day that's one of the defining unthought of realities
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of life not if you're in the hands of the cia we can make the sun shine or not. when he had been assigned to interrogate a captured prison and he didn't have to nature out what he was expected to do. so the instructions were you will do whatever it takes to get him to talk to you understand and then it was pressure him pressure him it was the word frequently used pressure him turn up the pressure on him. be creative and i was literally literally stunned i responded we don't do that he said well we do not know my thought was pardon me for this and i thought these are this is very clear and i thought was holding it this is clearly one of the critical moments in the history
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of the united states we're talking about torturing and that is illegal. and. i wouldn't do it. classified documents prison as accounts and reports outline a regime of abuse euphemistically named as enhanced interrogation subsequently denounced as torture techniques included waterboarding simulated drowning rule slamming sleep deprivation extreme stress positions and sexual and psychological abuse. is as or that's mine given that europe has or not it's all or them even in the mention or see the fact that some are done via their finish the necessary. shut the non-god. guard. unarmed. fester hole
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on the shelves. and marg and a grocery list writer i'm going to. dismantle my calendar was held without any explanation the cia realized very soon that they got the wrong man but it took more than four months before he was released they put him on a plane to albania drove him to a remote location and then dumped him on the underfunded. and the not for lawson or friendly and. moneys or who gave. them the. us today he is free but still paying the price suffering severe psychological trauma and whilst macedonia has apologized for its road and his friend issues he's received no apology from the u.s. he's now mounting the latest in a series of.


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