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protesters in south africa have returned to the streets of johannesburg to call for better living conditions on public services they're threatening to shut down the suburb of sounds and one of the richest in the country from either miller has more from johannesburg. it's a small group of protesters but they're making their way to santa and the financial hub of which i had this bug and really a symbolic march at this point in that they've managed to stop traffic ok i bring some disruption to the scenario and that's very much the point these protesters are going to make of even though situation they live in in a little and drop it off at a over two cities just pulling the township is sensible again the financial stuff but affluent also especially compared to how people in alexandra lived. the protesters have arrived at municipal offices where they want to hand over a memorandum outlining their grievances people here say this is about the way in
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which they live in oleksandr they are complaining about a lack of policing illegal settlements coming up not having enough space for the people living there and also the lack of service delivery with its water or electricity all over basic i'm in a supposed service as they say they are not getting those little structures they are affecting our produce they are afflicted and our infrastructure our strategies it's flowing in the township the electricity. doing route is normal no shading so try to experience it daily people here say they want action from the local government now the african national congress has denied allegations by the opposition party the democratic alliance that the agencies behind these protests that they are instigating violence it's a very much what we saw in the last few days when these protests took place in
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alexandria township essentially for the people here this is becoming about a fight between two parties which have the power to make a difference they say but at the end of the day nothing is being done no senior political leaders have visited alexandria yet we understand that the premier of the how to province and potentially president up also will the list visit alexandra but that hasn't happened yet and this is adding to the anger felt by the people here new zealand's privacy commissioner says facebook is run by in his words morally bankrupt pathological liars john edwards has lost out of the social media giant after a gunman used that to live stream last mosque attacks in the city of christchurch he wants governments to force internet giants to do more to stop atrocities being broadcast online facebook chief mark zuckerberg says bad people are so blame not bad technology. we need to build our systems to be able to identify. the
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lifestream terror events more quickly as it's happening which is a terrorist doing a help and a delay of lifestream it might in this case but it would also fundamentally break so what live streaming is for people not just broadcasting you're you're communicating and people are commenting back but one of the things that this flagged for me overall was the extent to which bad actors are going to try to get around our systems i found his comments pretty disingenuous actually i mean particularly he said something like you know the bad actors will go out of their way to avoid the systems that we've got in place but actually didn't have any systems to detect the events in christchurch and you know maybe a delay on live streaming would be a good thing as an interim measure until they can sort out their ai maybe they just need to not awful together i mean it is to acknowledging that is capable of causing great harm rising unemployment in iraq is provoking growing demands for government
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action particularly by young people the international monetary fund says youth unemployment is more than double the official rate of twenty percent or so there are reports from baghdad. this is so say messier. he's got a degree in political science but he's here in baghdad stay here square selling t. hussein is one of the millions of iraqis who are out of work. i have decided to wear the graduation at tahrir and self on the streets to earn a living and to deliver a message of discontent to the authorities now days graduates suffer from lack of job opportunities and a weak government plan to address the issue. these protesters all have p.h.d.'s and are all out of work. they say they're angry with the government for not fulfilling its duty under iraqi law the government must provide government jobs
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to those who gain a ph d. in any discipline but that's not happening. as bad a lot of the job much the reason behind our protest is that many of those holding who scratch it degrees are suffering from unemployment and no job opportunities available despite the fact that many of iraq's universities need such experts we play administrative corruption nepotism and favored his many. officials say the country's recent problems have derailed government plans in the title as the reason behind rising unemployment rates in iraq is attributed to its economic crunch and security challenges and that has led to the delay of many projects which have affected the labor market this is one solution it's called the station established last year by young iraqis to help start up companies it is privately funded by local and international non-government organizations the station offers office space for rent and access to people with extensive experience to provide guidance
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it's helped launch more than thirty businesses so far. and this is one of them this book store opened within the station last year and its owner says she got all the support she needed he should be watching the high rental rates of places all to obtain a real estate a start a business owner this is difficult but here i was with an opportunity to start up with a list costs so the station provided me with that corner to run my business called the raj this is the only one of its kind in the country for now the founders are trying to launch a second one in erbil later this year. while a place like this provides resources to many unemployed iraqis they argue that it's not enough to help tackle the growing unemployment right across the country and for substantial change to take place they argue that the government must do more to help its people or so jabari al-jazeera baghdad so had on the al-jazeera news hour a swell feeling the surfing gets equal pay peter will be here with the details in
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just a moment. from
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the sports center peter during thank you very much manchester city's raheem sterling says walking off the pitch will not solve the problem of racist abuse in football just weeks after he was abused playing for england sterling was speaking ahead of city's champions league quarter final against tottenham because player danny rose says he can't wait to quit football because of racist abuse a spate of incidents have occurred in matches across europe of late it's led to the
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idea of players walking off in protest but sterling says he'd rather stay on the pitch and score. my mom i was told taught me how to love myself and how to love my my skin color not to be comfortable my skin color i wouldn't personally agree with it because i fit in. try and go out and win the game if it's going on in a moment if you know what i mean more trying to get you down you know and if you do walk off the pitch as a group makes the winter you know t.v. score a goal we wouldn't want to win a match of a not even a feeling that beats them well the quarter final first they're going to use this is talk of the host city in london spurs are in their first quarter finals once they lost to real madrid eight years ago they're also the underdogs but can take hope from the fact that city were knocked out at this stage last year by another english but liverpool the other match sees liverpool themselves welcoming of seaports and
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feel the reds beat porter five nil in the champions league last year but they are not taking anything for granted despite being on a run of form that has put them on top of the premier league standings beyond five euros that's how it is in training you can see it we are really in again and a good moment but other teams as well so we are playing for a lot and we will see tomorrow night pardew really wants to go through and. good so it will be a tough one but. that's always how it should be the golden state warriors have taken the western conference is top seed for the n.b.a. playoffs with a win in their final regular season game steph curry scored twenty seven points as the warriors beat the l.a. clippers one hundred thirty one one hundred four it's their fifth where oh and they did wearing throwback jerseys honoring the two thousand and seventy who made the playoffs after twelve years drought. the brooklyn nets also into the playoffs having clinched their first post season berth somes twenty fifteen by beating the
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indiana pacers one hundred eight ninety six the playoffs begin next saturday. colleges in the us are competing to be national champions across a number of sports right now the women's basketball final came down to baylor versus no to dumb on sunday bails lady bays as they're known blew a seventeen point lead and lost star player lauren cox says she injured her knees late in the third quarter but they pulled it back running to beat the irish eighty two eighty one for their. double a title and first in seven lives. now around one of the well surf league is the men and women competitors receive the same prize money for the first time the season opening events was on australia's gold coast it was brazil's the tal afar there it took first place in the men's tournaments with some great news out on the waves and some pretty wild celebrations . as for the women and
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a seventeen year old caroline marks from the united states are finished up she's the youngest so far on the world tour and thanks to a decision taken by the surfing lead back in september made in victory and one hundred thousand dollars. i'm so grateful and it's so nice to be part of women serving in the you know my family my friends my uncle back home he's in the hospital so i'll just hand in my sponsors i am you know to say i'm speechless. south korea's genuine. first women's golf major of the year she made a birdie on the final hole to take the a in a inspiration tournaments in california by three straights the twenty three year old clinching her first major title and second victory in three weeks as is tradition code jumps into office pond with her caddie and manager and you go she was given a robe for the trophy shots at least to stop her from catching a cold and quite an upset on the men's tour just a week after qualifying for the texas opener open at least corry corners went on to
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win it his first victory on the p.g.a. tour and earned him an invite to this week's mosque. and speaking of august to the venue is gearing up for the masters with the annual drive chip and putt competition for youngsters one of the standout winners was angela jang it hit a tee shot nearly two hundred yards. not bad for a nine year old a pair of russian twins of swept the board at the rift make gymnastics world cup series in italy twenty year old. took the honors in the. finals while her sister dina who is twenty minutes younger and the two time reigning world all around champion won the clubs and ribbon events being the pe one all of the individual finals at the competition. ok we'll leave it there for now most for coming up again a little bit later during ok him peter thank you very much we'll see you later on
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and just before we go let's tell you about some breaking news we're getting from afghanistan we're hearing three u.s. military personnel have been killed in a suicide attack near the military base in bag three others injured the taliban claiming responsibility much more on this attack coming up in a few more moments with. for the pneumatic jacket trying to survival is about breaching their destination if we don't hurry never be able to get the tempo of the story we follow the mongolian herdsmen on a treacherous migration i know it's dangerous to the ices of them as they strive to
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preserve their traditional way of life in the interior sometimes luser cattle that was called for because of the storm risking you don't go here on al-jazeera the biggest democracy in the world is going to the polls in an election process that will last for over a month and with over nine hundred million eligible to vote india is about to choose its new government how will the controversies of the citizenship bill announcing tensions with pakistan influence the vote. join us as we assess all phases of the election as india decides its path. india votes twenty nine t. al-jazeera. they joined one of the wilds most notorious groups. but found a way out rebuild. a man around that it's. a tale of
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course recruitment child soldiers and they have the fifth exploitation of women in the door to. have been radicalized. this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one but the u.s. government formally labels the iranian revolutionary guard a terrorist organization from tehran to do the same to u.s. military forces.
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i don't know this is al jazeera live from london also coming up. a strike by eastern libyan forces closes tripoli's only functioning airport as the battle for the capital escalates. believes one sudanese soldier is killed as ilmi intervenes to protect protesters from the security forces . and why new zealand's previously commissioner has branded a facebook morally bankrupt pathological. so what is an unprecedented move the us president donald trump has designated. rons revolutionary a foreign terrorist organization it is the first time that washington has formally labeled an of another country's military a terrorist group the u.s. government says the iranian force actively participate in finances and promotes
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terrorism as as a tool of state crime storks that would rather world's leading state sponsor of terror the financial means to spread misery and death around the world businesses and banks around the world now have a clear duty to ensure that companies with which they conduct financial transactions are not connected to the r g c in any material way it also gives us government official tools to counter iranian backed terrorism. this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one when iran has responded by giving the u.s. military the same designation and branding the government a state sponsor of terrorism iran's islamic revolutionary guard corps is the country's most powerful security organization it has an estimated one hundred twenty five thousand personnel between its navy and air force units it was formed after the nine hundred seventy nine islamic revolution to defend the shia clerical
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regime and it controls knowledge sectors of the iranian economy and has a huge influence in the political system the g.c. is in charge of iran's ballistic missiles and nuclear programs and announces directly to the supreme leader ayatollah khomeini it's elite wing is the could force which supports regional allies including syrian president bashar al assad and lebanon's hezbollah or most of them is editor in chief of the falls news agency in tehran he says the designation increases the chances of conflict in the region. it seems that donald trump is forcing the whole war and the region to pay for the costs of these illogical you know decision making policies and decisions and i believe democrats and others if there are any you know wise minds left in washington already your up the effort they need to you know harness such crazy
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moves whose economic gains already united the states are rather nothing but the security impacts and the mess in fact the united states iran and the whole wars would be grave and out of control all right i speak to a correspondent robin jordan who joins us live from washington d.c. and rose that was anticipated but certainly unprecedented. it was anticipated nec but as you said this is unprecedented this organization the i r g c is the first government body to be added to the u.s. as foreign terrorist organization list now the i.r.g.c. was already sanctioned as a specially designated global terrorist but it doesn't have the same house as it were as being on the f t o list and the administration argues that it is ramping up the pressure and that it had to take this step in order to further underscore its believe that sharon is destabilizing the middle east that it is actively that
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violating human rights abuses at home and that its behavior needs to be changed of course the big question is going to be whether the trumpet ministration can persuade particularly its allies in europe countries that do business with iran to actually impose the same kind of designation on the i.r.g.c. and to dial back their raw business dealings as well one thing that won't change however is the u.s. effort to try to get the safe release of those americans including dual citizen iranian americans out of iranian detention they say that diplomatic efforts in that area will continue the ferry about the timing of this. administration officials say that there's no one particular reason why they're doing this now they say that ever since adal trump became u.s. president in two thousand and seventeen that there has been this constant ramp up
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as it were of pressure on iran because of its foreign policy because of its human rights record and because of what the administration says its ongoing efforts to try to build a nuclear weapons arsenal and they say rather than be a part of the deal that would have allowed iran to pursue this research after a certain amount of time of not doing anything in the nuclear weapons realm they say instead the heart pressure needs to be brought to bear whether it's economic sanctions whether it's travel bans and certainly trying to undercut the foreign policy influence of the i.r.g.c. an organization which is well known for having a substantial role in the crafting in the execution of iranian foreign policy they believe that their strategy is the right way to do it but of course people in europe governments in europe which of continue to do business with terror on because they say they are sovereign countries and they have their own rights to do
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so the question is going to be whether they buy this argument from the trumpet ministration all right we'll see how it all pans out rose thanks very much for the roads in jordan reporting from washington d.c. and staying in the states the u.s. president donald trump has fired the director of the u.s. secret service randolph is one of several casualties in a leadership shuffle of the department of homeland security secret service provides protection for trump and of a top u.s. official mr this is the comes a day off to a secretary because to nilsen tended her resignation under pressure over the situation the u.s. mexican border. now the un's envoy to libya says an air strike on tripoli's main airport is a serious violation of humanitarian law flights were halted and passengers evacuated after the attack by forces loyal to eastern warlord leave
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a half to the strike targeted ports on the eastern outskirts of the capital has also been fighting at the former international airport around thirty kilometers of that airport hasn't been functional since two thousand and fourteen with oregon as well. strikes on libya's main airport in the east of the city attacked by warplanes on the orders of warlord heavy for have town international passengers are being evacuated. libya's old pulled on the southern edge of the capital tripoli isil it's a wonder attack the un is repeating calls for a truce it says thousands of civilians have fled the area and i think the first message we need to pass united states is the full implementation of the my italian troops to allow the civilians and the wounded to be evacuated from. the city and to avoid any further military action and for their military escalation and
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their return to the political negotiations and the political track and strikes were launched by both the un backed government and have tossed forces at the weekend. and on sunday a u.s. vessel was seen evacuating an unspecified number of american personnel from tripoli the u.s. has joined demands from other g. seven countries to have to go to hold his offensive but analysts doubt the u.s. demand. this statement is simply listening from the secretary of state where we were are were to get his thoughts in the detritus in the capital we call on how to show restraint and when you look at the action behind this statement with the withdrawal of u.s. forces already no cation of u.s. forces from tripoli to go elsewhere this does not look like an administration that is committed to the protection of surrenders government. libya has been divided between two competing governments for the past five years eve ministration in
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tripoli is backed by the u.n. the other in the eastern city of to perk by have to end them in miami usually really rather the store one of the libyan army's task is to protect libyan constitution which guarantees and protects the nation's institutions and its citizens the libyan army is moving towards tripoli with one goal which is to free it from the armed militias that have does forces the fighting what they call terrorists groups in tripoli but their offensive is also about money and who controls libya's central bank and it's all companies based in the capital victoria . were less than an hour from mark murdoch to one head who gave us this update from tripoli's former international airport. two major airports in the capital tripoli were targeted by you have to visit a crafts today twice and this international airport and once in a mighty good airport as you know that a mighty good airport is the only functioning air force and the capital city since
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twenty fourteen but this airport where the government forces are positioned has not being functioning the tripoli international airport has not been functioning since twenty four thirty in during the libya don't appreciate now government forces here say that they continue receiving military units and detachment from several areas and towns and there west of libya including the city of misrata the city of this late in and also the city of zintan and that clashing area is not far from where i'm standing now if you can hear the gunfire right behind in the background have to dispose of the position and not far from where i'm standing now and the civilians living and areas around the clashing area have been asked to leave have to dispose according to the government forces the government was to say that have does voices continue receiving enforcements from the city of that home that this situation is
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very tense and civilians around these areas are very terrified boma has told it is a convoy of foreign troops near the u.s. military base in bagram enough going to stone killing three u.s. service members and one military contract to three others were injured the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack let's get more no from charlotte but as she joins us on the phone line from jalalabad charlotte what more do you know. well there are just some it's not useful because i mean just compare them to this to us a few minutes ago or ten happened at about five thirty local time which is coming up at about six hours ago now so they have been sitting like in this to getting it for some time before they put the statement out they said as they have a very very worrying to get a percentage. of the contract but the specialties are not all american. to tell about. this is from
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a tweet with some of the. one of the guys that was cited had to the chairman of a program to louis convoy at a beignet one of the gates a back room in advance which is that majesty of base in afghanistan that's when it's fairly close to kabul. second quite a long time for the forces. that this has happened. this is the season. take some time to really schedule pieces here to see them what you see the high last year searching for the entire there and it's it's not good when they look at the fact that they have any future peace talks with the taliban in doha those have been neck and kind of progress just this week. in boy your piece in boys almightiness that it's all that general miller who p.w.a. school fees in afghanistan would sit him down mentioning kabul with afghan officials trying to find a way to people's talks moving so that the taliban and the afghan government can
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move forward on a stool on funding and the taliban which was afghan officials so you've got to kind of parallel situations here with the leadership is if to me takes it on the ground you've got incidents with the other trivially soldiers killed and three more rangers show a very very much visual ability to the taliban convoys coming through u.s. military personnel. to sudan where protesters are calling for direct talks with the military about forming a transitional government at least one soldier was killed earlier when the army intervene to stop security forces attacking protesters thousands of people have been demonstrating outside the army h.q. in khartoum since saturday demanding that president obama resign is all a binge of aid has this report. the moment soldiers step in to stop police and security forces. just as it happened at the protests outside the military
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headquarters in particular and today medical sources say at least one soldier died in the clash. thirty years warning shots and tear gas was used to disperse crowds who are calling for an end to president to model the shoes rule activists say soldiers intervened to protect protesters from the police. and ran with through the side with voting. and. that's a possibility or they would have to. i think this time and least. try to boss for the president to resign the same way as happened in all of you i. i in videos uploaded to the internet the crowd swelled overnight saddam's been in a state of emergency since february after a government crackdown failed to stop the demonstrations president bashir technologist protest as demands and has stepped down as the head of the ruling
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party but he's also met military leaders and his defense counsel has warned against allowing any unrest the government insists change can come through the ballot box but the people on the street want change now on monday some security vehicles are overrun by protest as the soldiers mingled in the crowds as the army has so far tried to keep its distance from politics what started as anger against prices and does into non political turns. the call to organize protests at the army headquarters coincided with the thirty fourth anniversary of the one nine hundred eighty five uprising president john farley mary's government was toppled then and the military later handed over power to an elected government that government was overthrown by president bashir was to be activist. and social media at least are hoping for a similar intervention some job aid are there. still to come this off italy's
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hardline deputy prime minister forms an alliance of far right parties to shake up the european union. and a russian film director accused of embezzling millions of dollars of public funds is released after two years under house arrest. now has been nice and spring like in feel the countries of northern europe netherlands germany for example and also the baltic states france but to changes the winters down to a northerly that fed assess you can see this cloud is not moving very much these things are not going to change very much i think falling out of that cloud from slovenia down to greece is going to keep falling things actually if areas settled still in western europe showers likely in spite intentionally thirty in madrid struck france too seems sherry's while the tension berlin is still maintained at
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twelve on tuesday it is the green with a bit of white in it for snow still some of the probably a townie of outs for this time but the green extends all the way down through the adriatic to the igi and even affecting western turkey and that's going to move and overnight tuesday wednesday picture sto forty rather more vigorously but only on the mountains brain rather more likely down to single figures by the time we get to wednesday woodridge up to sixteen northern spain southern france still pretty showery i could well be thunderstorms now some of the payoff from that is going to be a northerly breeze into morocco bringing clouds with it i don't think many shower was only nineteen about and although it's a little warmer further east twenty two in tripoli really it's not like warm. twenty one the teenager left behind still trying to find my place trying to see. the whole picture and adult world begins to take form i did cook occasion she
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backed doesn't really want me to he wants me to stay off my feet in two thousand and six south africa revisits the children of apartheid for the time and much has changed over the past fourteen menas twenty one south africa announces iraq. ever again a reminder the top stories here on al-jazeera and the u.s. has designated iran's revolutionary guards a foreign terrorist organization it's the first time washington has labeled another country's military a terrorist group iran has responded by brining the u.s.
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government to state sponsored terrorism. passengers have been evacuated from tripoli's only functioning at port after it was hit with an strike launched by warlords and have to us forces the u.n. envoy to libya has called the attack a violation of humanitarian law. and at least one soldier has died after intervening to stop security forces in sudan attacking protesters thousands of staging sixteen outside the army headquarters and called in the military to back them calling on the president to. be used chief negotiator has a british prime minister to resign may and the opposition leader jeremy corbyn to come to an agreement breaks it and shut down the areas spoke of the meeting of prime minister. and he also reiterated the e.u. support for ireland may and corben have so far failed to find a way forward in a cross party talks on drugs when has accused the government refusing to compromise
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the united kingdom is due to leave the e.u. on friday but has asked for an extension let's go live to burn has been through is outside the british parliament but it says the pm any closer to reaching a deal with labor ahead of her meeting with the new leader well we're told a bit more talks between labor party and conservative party officials this evening and the labor party says of the small talks tomorrow to reason may need some sort of an agreement she says from it between the conservative labor party's because she needs to present to the german chancellor angela merkel the french president and other european leaders on wednesday and a reason why they should give the united kingdom an extension to june thirtieth or beyond for braggs it without that deal the european leaders said in the past they want to know why they should give the united kingdom any sort of extension however the labor party says that while the talks have been genuine and they've been going
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on for several days now the labor party leader jeremy corbyn doesn't seem to think they've made a lot of progress but the problem is that the government doesn't seem to be moving off the original red lines i've put the case forward for the customs union with the european union for market access and particularly for protection of rights for consumers environment and those that work and those have to be dynamic and guaranteed in the future so far we haven't have those undertakings. and in the last hour the irish prime minister phoned to reason made to reiterate his support for an extension for the united kingdom of course island the republic of ireland would suffer severe economic damage if the u.k. crushed out of the european union it would force some sort of border between northern ireland and the republic of ireland much of our own straight which comes through the u.k. would suffer really very very serious disruption or better thanks very much the
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bonus with president. nationalists anti immigration parties announce that they're joining forces to form a new bloc to try and shake up the e.u. after next month's european elections italy's hardline deputy prime minister that's meant to sell vini launched the venture in milan with fellow nationalist germany's far right a f t the finns party in the danish people's party they hope their european alliance of people and nations will win enough seats in the european parliament to give them a major say in how the continent is run salvini said that marine le pen's national rally in france would also take part but she and the nationalist leaders of poland and hungary were to be absent from the launch noise here on deck was to read in full to what we are ready to build a future and friends gathered here in barking when this journey which will be the one to save europe because the ones drowning the european dream are the bureaucrats and bankers who have been governing europe for too long and for someone to cause a bit of pain we are not aiming to lose or just participate our goal is to win and
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change the rules of europe and for sure there will be many other people who will join or louis the area as a research fellow at the center for european reform and he says the far right groups in europe no longer want to leave you but they want to change it from within . of course what they're brought together is this broader program ideology if you want of first of all a position to further european integration opposition to what they see as this supranational european bureaucratic project and secondly opposition to migration and especially this of course i expect to the migration process of twenty fifteen sixteen so whether they can work together some of them might be able to on some issues at some times but in general that's that's why they've been divided so far and that's why i think they will continue to be divided well before many of them advocated leaving the european union since the break that they've kind of gone back on that and even on the even the euro for instance someone like sylvia needs lega
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before advocated leaving the euro now they're rather more rather more quiet about it so this slogan now is about building a different sort of europe which remains rather hazy on the find the europe of nations but not of dismantling. the french prime minister says the country needs to cut the taxes fast as he roams of the two months a great national debate about felipe also wants to do more to tackle climate change and improve development in struggling areas ten thousand ton hold meetings were held across france in response to the way vivendi governments yellow vests protests president to mental macro will announce proposals based on the debate findings later this month it's actually butler has more now from perhaps. the french prime minister at war filippo called the great debate a unique experience in terms of participation in democracy both for the public and for the french government while the great debate was launched by presence of mind
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or my call it was in response to the yellow vest protests some people said that they wanted more say in democracy and what it was the leap has been doing is really sketching out some of the major findings the themes that have emerged from these great debates which have taken place across the country ten thousand town hall meetings also online eighty two million people took part and in terms of those main themes phillipe says that people are talking about wanting lower taxes more spending power more referenda in key political issues and also tighter controls on immigration and what the prime minister says now is that all these findings will be debated by the national assembly and then the senate and then next week the french presence in man will mark or will offer some form of official response and probably some new policies based on some of these findings it is a very difficult position for the french president it is a real risk because of course he needs to offer enough to try and quell the yellow vest protests which have taken place since november but at the same time that's not
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easy because the yellow vest protest movement itself is so divided with people wanting a wide range of things so what most analysts say is marco needs to offer enough at least to make most people in france feel that he has at least listened to them the russian fears are unfounded that could have a radical of has been released on bail after two years under house arrest the forty nine year old is accused of embezzling about two million dollars of public money from the theater project sort of renege of the says he's innocent in the charges are politically motivated he's been a problem and a critic of censorship in russia several of his associates were also freed from house arrest on monday. i'm assuming you got it thanks to all the people who came up to me and said don't give up and we'll with you and so on when i walked daily for two hours around to come up mckee district this is incredibly touching your support is needed but i'm repeating again it's not over we need to continue in
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court and prove our total innocence new zealand's privacy commissioner says that facebook is run by morally bankrupt pathological liars john edwards criticized the social media giant of three gunmen used the network to live stream last month's mosque attacks and cross-checked edwards wants internet first to do more to stop the trustee's being broadcast online with the facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg says but people are to blame what about technology we need to build our systems to be able to identify. why strong terror advance more quickly as as it's happening which is the target doing a help any delay of lifestream it might in this case but it would also fundamentally break so what live streaming is for people not just broadcasting you're you're communicating and people are commenting back but one of the things that this flagged for me overall was the extent to which bad actors are going to try to get around our systems i found his comments pretty disingenuous actually i
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mean particularly he said something like you know the bad actors will go out of their way to avoid the systems that we've got in place but actually didn't have any systems to detect the events in christchurch and you know maybe the lay on live streaming would be a good thing as an interim measure until they can sort out their ai maybe they just need to not ople together i mean it is to acknowledging that is capable of causing great harm. unessential holders have voted to remove the japanese car companies for what balls from its board call it again has had already been removed as chairman of his arrest in november for alleged financial misconduct and has been credited with rescuing the company from bankruptcy two decades ago and he said has apologized to shareholders for the scandal. the current situation is highly regrettable it took seriously and i'd like to apologize to all the shareholders
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a top stories here and i'm sure they would stream coming right up. i am really could be and i had to have a dream today why do women footballers make less money than a group of female athletes joins us to discuss how to even the score and we want to hear your thoughts so talk to us in our live you tube chat and you too can be in the stream.
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but football pitch is the latest battleground for gender equality as women players prove they are not just playing to win in fact they want the same quid pro quo that the men get but what will it take to even the playing field joining us to discuss this trondheim norway lauren silver and midfielder for a norwegian club as khatron dimes earn and a member of the jamaican national team in rowing river north carolina hope solo a former member of the u.s. world cup team and a two time olympic gold medalist with the u.s. olympic team and in toronto canada shereen ahmed a sports activist and co-host of burn it all down a feminist sports podcast with a great name welcome everyone to this stream i hope i want to start with you i want to just dive right in there because you have lived experience with this i know so in your experience what do you think is the most striking difference between the way that football associations treat the women's game versus the men's well i think
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it is quite simple it all comes down some and at the end of the day money is what's most important to market the game money is let's most important in order to make huge growth in the women's game and when you look at the men's game they are so much further along but many many moons ago several decades ago they were where the women's game is that it and it took investment it's that marketing and it took money to get where they are and it's exactly what the women need in this. hope as you were speaking there i just jotted down you said it's quite simple we also have someone on twitter eyes saying i mean clearly it shouldn't be like that but the reason rocket science. what do you think sheree and i mean if it's not rocket science is it as simple as money and no it just comes down to money i completely agree with hope if we look at the history of the most watch soccer game in the history of the united states was not a men's game it was the women's final against japan in two thousand and fifteen so
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it doesn't the rocket science that that tweeter is talking about isn't you know if it i think they're alluding to something else maybe a little more sexist no no i'm saying i think he said it's not rocket science so perhaps he also thinks it's money well i hope you can be positive about it. good but i mean then there's the other side of the vacuous commentators like nobody's interested and that's not true at all you have to invest money back the women's game to make money so i pulled up that headline there because you referenced as we were just talking about it with my coworkers and i in the meeting the editorial meeting before this the women's world cup final was most watch soccer game and united states history this to be a the new york times and of course we're talking about that game against japan the five two victory there but lauren i saw you kind of nodding your head there as serene was talking what were you thinking. yeah i mean for my. obviously with the u.s. national team of course like money is always an issue but like coming from
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a team like jamaica where money is definitely an issue and i can see the lack of resources being one of the biggest reasons why in terms of like and. support one of the biggest reasons why we struggle. so i have another headline here and hope i'll give this to you because they're quoting you so this is right around the time you you ran for. office the president of the women's federation the u.s. soccer federation and it is something so striking because you started the show by saying it's all about the money so this quote really summed it up really brilliantly for me at least you write when you speak it you say it in twenty fifteen as the best goalkeeper in the world i had to play twenty three games win a world cup and win the golden globe only to make forty thousand dollars less than temp howard who only had to play eight games and win nothing in his world cup year
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and you're referring to the men goalie there talk to us about what that is like. yeah i mean we the women heard starkly had to play more games we had to win world cups and olympic games to even get paid a fraction of what the men's team gets paid and keep in mind our men's team didn't qualify for last year's world cup they aren't rains very high they don't win major tournaments and they certainly don't bring in as much money to our federation as the limit you know for for marketing purposes to be played on us when you take a women's main player somebody like you can take somebody like abbott won but you can take somebody like carli lloyd hope solo or alex morgan and these companies that invest in u.s. soccer the sponsorship dollars they're putting in this money because they know that people know these names in america and worldwide they don't know the names of tim
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howard they might know somebody like landon donovan but overall the names that are notorious globally within the football world come from the women say not on the men's that within u.s. soccer so when i say it's all about the money of course it's all about the money we need to find a way to share in all of the resources however when you have when you have a male chauvinism that is entrenched with in our global federations it is really hard to get a piece of that so of course it's a bit of money but it's also not any of your them. you know i also think like it's also in the marketing too that you see that so well where kind of marketing to the same guy was in the same audience but you have that same kind of male counterpart like being in a lot of waste in marketing like act like as also receive issue because i think it's like four percent of women. you know and in sports as is being viewed on television i mean if you if you if you're only taking four percent which is such
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a small amount and we're still able to to get the money that we are getting imagine if we had more we shared a little more time lauren you know you bring up marketing and i love when our guests do that it's a perfect transition for me makes my job easy and that's lohan on twitter saying it's just like any other marketing strategy when you have a product to sell football may be seen as a male dominated sporting game there is absolutely nothing wrong with women playing football and getting the public to be in sponsors like nike it's time that women take the spotlight hope we've obviously gone over this a little bit but you know a lot of people on you tube commenting that you know the u.s. women's team of won three world cups the men have not won what does marketing mean in those terms when it comes to endorsement deals i mean how do we change this beyond lawsuits but unfortunately i think we do have to push equality through the quote system i wish it wasn't that way but and you know that the equal pay act in title seven was passed in nineteen sixty three and you're
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still dealing with these issues here in america so it really isn't question and i think we are going to have to continue to push these issues through the court system to get any leeway but look what the what the problem is in terms of the marketing is. u.s. soccer for instance and i can only go based on what i've experience with u.s. soccer is they claim and they try to confuse the general public but they claim that the men make more money but the men sell more tickets however they open up the stadiums to fifty dollars and they open the second tier of the stadiums for the men's games for instance when we played in seattle after the twenty fifteen world cup u.s. soccer only wanted open the bottom tier of the stadium they only wanted to sell about twenty five thousand tickets to our games so that they they break even but they aren't making any more money on the women and then they can use that argument to say the mets sell more tickets than the women however that is not the only way
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to make money for your federation and we all know it also has to do with sponsorships and marketing and so when you don't market the women you don't open the upper tiers of the stadiums we're not going to get fifty thousand people at a game however like i said earlier when nike comes to the table and they pay a million dollars to the federation for sponsorship they go and they take the women players and they commercialized it so they are picking this money to the u.s. soccer federation and yet they're only using the women and not the men so it really is hard to say who brings and where money when the women are used more than the right and i think that that's a really important point here because the men and women are not given an equal playing field at all and i'm not just speaking very specifically to turkey is grass talking about equal playing field all across the board in terms of opportunity like i know for a fact many federations the women's skirts outsell the men's and merchandise is a big part of this too i mean in canada hope mentioned that a lot of young kids can't name american players when counted out the canadian men's
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team hasn't qualified for the world cup in sign hundred eighty six and i can assure you there's a lot of you can mention many many many women's players who are going to shift in the world so it can and they saw way more emerge and. but the problem with indorsements is that it's not going to solve a global problem where soccer in football globally is literally entrenched and sexist systems so unfortunately having to go to court is also not something that a lot of teams around the world and in the global south can actually do for example and here that's what we're getting right now is exactly like the rug a girl's very specifically nigeria had been paid by their federation for winning winning the continental caught they were not paid for a year you saw that in denmark where the women actually went on strike going to court is not a feasible option for all of these teams around the world and this is definitely a global problem lauren oakley is headline i just pulled up this headline here
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before you describe what life is like for many of these players to make up earns country's first ever women's world cup berth this is also the first in the caribbean there and this of course happened last year in october the headline yeah so you just said something like really remarkable things are a pretty miraculous concern in fact that we didn't really have any resources or funding for camps pretty much before the world cup qualifiers going into the coffers we didn't really have the money then we somehow made it happen just because . i was there coaching staff and the people we had on board really helping us and then now that we've qualified pays every federation that's the role of a certain amount of money which the players have not yet seen we are not contracted and right now we're in the middle of negotiating a contract which is something that i've worked extremely hard for with our federation stents i first got with the senior team which is in two thousand fourteen i went to the last world cup qualifiers which we didn't qualify but i
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worked really hard on trying to implement this this contract or just some type of site been some type of compensation compensation for the time and effort that the girls and i you know put in and. we're now just seen in this is five years later and we're in we're in negotiation right now like today trying to get we deserve even a back pay we haven't seen any money from the fires and that was a that was an international phenomenon like that something has never happened for jamaica it's something that has never happened for the caribbean and it's and lauren i mean i was forgive me for cutting you off but as you were speaking there outlining to make i don't what your experience in jamaica it almost sounds like you're begging for the same thing that the men not only don't have to beg for but get good given in droves and that's what a lot of our online community across the world really are commenting on gibson i could xeno saying in zimbabwe despite a local women's league no sponsorship is a veil even to the women's national team one point after an international
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assignment of women's team got five dollar allowances yet the men's team is pampered with goodies training facilities are substandard no german obviously a modis that reflect how she feels about this that also most resonate with you hope . oh i'm sorry i didn't see all the emotions i was joking i don't think so g.'s more importantly but all the things you mention yes i actually was getting quite angry and to be honest because we have all of these global issues and so many different teams are facing similar situations but when you take the american team and then you take a team like to make it's very different in the challenges that we face are very different but at the same time it's still sexism and they're still huge disparities between the men and women speak so i get angry because i think of how we have we have put in place to be the leader of every federation it would be so easy for them to get involved to hold these federations accountable and to make sure that all of
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their athletes are being properly taking care of otherwise how is the game the women's game supposed to grow i mean we have teams fighting for internet access fighting for five dollars fighting for. it's unimaginable and and it's been treated like second class citizens and although we as americans the american team are fighting for a much bigger salary if i do think that you can't you can't lessen our fun because somebody really has to push this through the court system because ultimately he will have to wake up here at the global fight. you definitely can't because you guys i was in this earlier. treated a path that was not created before and where you guys were for and where you have come now that obviously was a long process and there was a lot of like back and forth sometimes taking a step forward and backward but that is enabling new zealand to come forward you know candidate in four inch to make it
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a computer and all these other teams that are now kind of denmark who are working on instilling contracts and making things like you know happen like you guys are like it's kind of like painting over or i think for other i druther federations as well so it no means as it is then. like every team and every federation is going to have their own problems but i would say they're relative to where they are in time and it's right at the other things that i just wanted to jump in here just to give a little explainer cama for our international audience on why it's so important that the u.s. team pushes this forward first things like it's the u.s. team that was responsible for getting fee for to even give late larger payouts in the first place for that grand prize there is just one example of why it matters happening here i want to pull up a headline though and get this to you because i heard your chime in there this is from the new york times and this happened earlier this year u.s. women's soccer team susie u.s. soccer for gender discrimination and we reference this and some of our comments
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earlier today but what do you make sure enough of this lawsuit. well i think it's unfortunate that it has to happen in the first place and something that warren commented on that was very clear the women don't just get to be professional players they don't just get to be athletes they have to be activists they have to be advocates so on top of creating spaces to have lawsuits to create contracts which is what lauren's doing her crew is doing right now and she's spearheading you have to have the american women again going back in same we have to defend and protect ourselves because those in charge at the federation levels which are predominantly privileged men are making decisions that are not benefiting the women players so women in addition to doing their own social media and getting out there doing go fund me campaigns in some cases for different teams but specifically to the united states they're having to blaze a trail it's incredible that they're doing this but it's would you look back and look at it holistically it's rather unfortunate that they have to actually soothe
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her employers to get recognition when they are the most storied american professional team perhaps like this is you look at it in that way and it's kind of staggering that they're having to be put in a world cup year they can't just get to focus on winning they have to focus on being making space and being amplified in their campaign to create space for future girls and women i'm sure in you know hearing you talk about how unfortunate that is we have a lot of people in our online community also bringing up a couple different aspects peter yabrud saying a man of course i would assume have you seen the disparity between the n.b.a. and the w n.b.a. it's the reason a friend of mine refused to go pro and rather went to corporate america and you know i just wonder when i read that tweet coming and you know for people who are passionate and this is their passion whether basketball or football in this case that there seems to be also a deterrent right this reality something that t.j.
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times in on syrian about ghana and what it's like there in my country gonna. t.j. says most women in sports complain about the amount they receive as a winning bonus and sometimes even that good still aid the response they receive any time they complain to the authorities as they keep telling them there's no money this bad treatment never happened to men so ultimately patriarchy obviously entrenched in our society in very different ways but is lawsuits the main solution . i think my niece if the lawsuits can happen there a way to amplify and to push i'm never going to say no to those at the forefront and as we know women are on the forefront of pushing change particularly in sport now if you want to ask me there needs to be an incredible shift in many different areas first women in fisa representation of women on different federations and different boards and i'm going to point to the media because i'm also a sports journalist representation and coverage of these sports is not good enough you'll often find media only covering leagues when they're being folded or when
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something something bad happens they're not committed to the coverage of that so it's like a tear or many tear or issue that we're talking about it can only be resolved by one thing and this whole idea that there's no one me i'm sorry for has more than four billion dollars in reserves don't talk to me about my history so i want to bring up i want to bring up two things there the first is from carlos carderock who is the president of the u.s. u.s. soccer president he writes on twitter u.s. soccer believes that all female professional athletes deserve a fair and equitable pay we will continue to work with and listen to the u.s. women's national team players to achieve our shared goals as partners and you can see the full statement there on twitter it's lip service i was going to go to you with this i'm going to go right to you that that's help because of course you have your own lawsuit on this from twenty eighteen where is that what's the status of
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that right now well a little history for you this was not easy for the for the current. absent team members to sue their employer of course but this has been something in the works for us since two thousand and fifteen when we we had a complaint with the equal employment opportunity commission which is a government agency in america and they held onto our complaint for two and a half years and that's when i said ok you know what this isn't going anywhere we can't continue to just sit back and wait patiently for a change that happened so i was the first player to ever take this issue to federal court and i sued u.s. soccer on title seven and the equal pay act and this was about ten months ago now and i was hoping and praying that the current team members would follow my lead and i say follow my lead because because of my fight for equal pay when i played in twenty sixteen in the olympics i got fired my voice was the strongest my voice was the loudest and after twenty sixteen olympics i got fired for my fight for equal
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pay because we were we were going into negotiations for the new c.b.s. now this cared all of the players that used me as an example they thought that they could remove the loudest voice and that the fight would be over at that point in time i went forward even stronger and i sued the federation in federal court. but it took some time for the current players to get over the fear that was said and it took some time for them to understand that u.s. soccer will not give you what you want just because you asked nicely just because you continue conversations with them they're not going to give you what they want i played on the u.s. soccer federation for close to two decades and we've been through five different c.p.u. negotiations and they never once did go she did it with us they told us how much money they were going to get us and that was the end of it so i found that in order to get the rights that are our lawful rights you can't ask nicely you have to
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fight you've got to take it. yes there are no nice. people our will not give up power if you have to keep it and so i'm really proud that the team finally came around and they did it at a point in time where i think it's very important that this right before the summer when they're going to get a lot of media attention behind it but keep in mind this was a long battle and a long struggle and it's going to take probably another three years before we ever get a solution so hard and no hope but i know that you're not the only one that thinks that i actually want you all to listen to another player who's on the same wavelength she is a player on the danish national team and she told the stream about what she'd like to see moving forward her name is matt again the team she's a striker who's in france right now for a game against a furious world cup host and just so you know before we play this this comment that you told us we searched everywhere our team searched everywhere and were from where we could find a live stream of the games going on right now and weren't able to hear in the u.s. so published in what she said. the changes that are left to see in the women's game
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or i could mention so many but i feel a call to use or see the biggest one equal pay having the same conditions as the man being treated. the same way and i feel the way we can achieve these goals are by first of all being acknowledged by situations you know you can check change anything in people's point of view if the people we work for and don't treat us the same way and so i think that's the first step. laura want to make about i mean i completely resonate with that because i feel like especially in jamaica with the culture and women's soccer not being so prominent this past year was really expressed because we actually got a lot of behind our team and for that there was a period of time where the team was in existence. it actually stopped for
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a few years and coming back for the last world cup cycle and not often in the coming back this time and actually qualifying. you know it's. we have to talk a different language and we want to get we want to get from from men and especially from the jamaican federation. i mean we don't get we don't get the feeling that response have we don't have proper fueling sometimes. you know travel and how to get there we have like like seamus saying we have to worry about so many other factors outside a plane wouldn't really be useful to go to camp or supposed to go to tournaments and were only supposed to focus on being a professional and playing and we did everything really and it was a we did everything but that because it really takes away from our performance so i just want to add to it or unfairly that i would really want to hear you i hate have to have to cut you off but we're out of time for this discussion there are so much more to talk about i know where that time goes so fast so i want to thank all of
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with us twenty one up south africa is coming right up. i am. thanks . fourteen years ago we filmed seven year old children all over south africa. they were black and white rich and poor they came from very different communities kept separate by a party. they were growing up in a country that was brutally divided on the brink of historic social change.
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seven years later we met them again. they were fourteen teenagers in a new south africa. and now we've been back to find them trying to watch. their own. political struggle has given them opportunities that their parents were denied. their own wunderlist children. since they were seven the country has changed dramatically. how much of they changed with it.
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as you. grow years ago put john yes. a blown look at it full of election you didn't have only given me the only squat honey family member lotion i will have on bhatia granted i'm proud. i wish my role modelling but it was all the dossier he had a hard to. change. so there's overboard with it that present black i don't think there's a live game. in for him to predict when it might give us really have a lot as i gave us what i thought of myself years. at twenty one he lives in
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a residence at the university of johannesburg where he's studying sports management he's on a rugby scholarship his talent was a radio evident at fourteen. was such that. no one else was. doing the. particular pattern for games and hopefully yes the brutal my boy it's all to. the children good book while my folks it will be. a spitfire spell but the i'm not out of what a thrill is gone here's luck. to you. thank you thank you thank you thank. million.
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i'm no money because of the. here not the show almost from the board. i. was promoted to vote does it of course only cluck. it was that he bought this one i don't feel i please him to stop and salute it stop. it was a political need there are six people also painfully and it could i need one hundred before that's why since it is almost like me. clear transfer swinney you know i haven't replied rugby is under pressure to change it's all my profile you know. dos what comes from your school. you know system but. there's clearly a lot of firsts. school and and school they don't just oppose it so sort of
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does not use the posters on next who. do it so. the muslim school east. was only for lenny the mocking was coco no reason with me in sydney was stupid kid me. a little. dude in a school is innocent look just by her means i could be stupidity sure for of a me was women's is one of the first schools to be integrated in a compulsory directive across the country. that is a device in the disease vulnerability to starve us and i've asked it myself obvious vessel but i assume you have a look. i was was. i was. i.
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think my view is hawt. i was here just once thought i'm bob knight i should go to its fullest. all right. all right it. sticks with that i said so that it's me so do i see to it that you said you just denied the same souls in the snow was it to find out that i said to solve the same source in. seatle to go through. and i'm going to get this like did this late date by a train vested interest and yes. i have both lost if. in my time i take yes but i'm going.
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to peter cave lot of. spying. last. but i'm still dreams of having his own farm. sort of civet the cleanest the book whiskey or a book can do a good. and fun to officer smith the luck with that i'll go for the river from a locker store but he has a lock i don't know whom is made it's what you off the so called the storm. if we could one of the local look below. the book of the. new world. in. just the complete this it is
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a complete the scene i live in the midst of a cat. and at seven we fantasy living with her grandmother in soweto in a squat account. a bloody power struggle had devastated the area. good night. good movie. and you don't get enjoyment. from a long life. is an empty line up and out of my. mind think. of when the going. back. to embassy there was living with her grandmother because her mother was working six
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days a week in a fast food restaurant in the city. for most of the money to pick among all market it's a big market clement wasn't a bit more profitable than the. plan but again our own one of the market. must suck. on this one and obama. got a boy i'm going to give up being. at fourteen tempus either was still you running for a happy family. memento my term and your with him was all my mom number one member. land of michelle in london. in one thousand
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nine hundred nine she had returned to see where it off to some years living with family and rural cars and in the tell. she was living in a true toss and going to school and. at first she felt uneasy about the area. being on a train a run to why why i had. some money some. said i had meant for only such a lot of cuts as a last. day and i was. sure . that everyone was. very. far off. the idea of getting those seven that's really bad weather make is when i need him
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what the one's own risk. how unusual all along he told us all when it's just. so he played nice so when i asked the most i could have called on telling telent and dad having meetings which i thought we knew then off we go and though never. played back new million money back. lucia moment i never knew. my own people. at twenty one temporarily lives on the next street in a similar house. she had employment in a restaurant for a year to close down with one in three women unemployed it's very difficult to find work. so she takes care of her aunt's baby and keeps house. her mother is still the only person in the family that is permanently empowered so money is tight.
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like a pillow and now. i had to close yet. you would almost call but they are no longer with us. but me mad is a look at home and one i want to. see. if there was any right. now we live in a middle class some of the day. there is a. bomb squad you see. i was. in the mines going to see the nuns in my well. limited to sales lamp turned in and then to the self when. i'm going to the exam you know full well ok as it is i when i recall one leads or it's interesting malarkey i decided not to so even things which would mean that no one biggest i would spank would. also really is
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a man marrying using unless it is very likely gene bambi in my family. so there was a clue what was the bins and that was it with mice i got three. i married him a bit of a lot when i don't care. a lot my dear. such a life was. so. many levels or pull. out you know what will not come along in one go our bundle even less softly when you've. been on the cuckoo coming up to him for less either through cover
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ok. or one too long for you alice i must. get the length of the day in the can look like. you could. put on. a mandela and remember. activities was like killers and in our psyche but there. is a corner. between our grievances and i wonder. if we had an avatar say . we want to. get past you know they're coming on and
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realize they rationed our. it turned out ok yeah now with washington i. wasn't so engineers are ending up telling you enjoy. these jets are one you've been able. and those that are. now clearly that's why you have a motel in daytona so now there was a series. you called out yes there is a trail of them and i'll look to fill in only when you look at i want. longer was an exceptional seven year old he lived with his mother in
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a black township and spoke perfect english with an accent from american television . when we phoned him his grandmother had just died. what do you think happens people when they die this must seem. so reason. they always became more. at fourteen when we went to find him longer was in hospital. with. head or accented with the head.
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yesterday last night. with both of us with. five to eight. i had an argument of this guy was easy to beat me up and that's harder to come. in while i was talking to one of his old friends who was like behind me where the boil. never lost consciousness. you know when i came when i woke up i was here. in the hospital. this is going back to fourteen. remember that you had been hit of the head with a bottle a kid i forget yeah and my sense of that was that it had to do with jealousies that was over chick but that's felt like it went further than that i don't include thing of that i know the guy. they don't know what he looks like. you
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could laugh about in the end but i guess maybe a win deeper than that. just that happening with. none the wiser than before. when he was seven longer got the opportunity to go to a mostly quiet state school in the suburbs. if i can school. actually my first time or if. you know what's shot he was shy yet when i'm. sixty eight but couldn't speak. i think. everyone you know nothing at me. like thought it was going to be the only day. it's. at. and you're scared of being one
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kid in months. like three here. parents monkeys could have gone to the kind of school system that's when they were going to school when people who think. they have a can have. and i mean i've never been to unpick school. i'm good wherever i go because i'm still the same guy i was that you was a missed all the. we've all grown up a new some have kids and you know a lot of things the fact that when we have the matter what language it must. be. like.
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at twenty one lives in johannesburg. his views about race have always been complex. you see if you're black a new one mammy told. you let her you ask you sure it's. all she's a white kid like the food like you see. i wonder tell it. like you in memphis i speak. that's. so you think you interfering a white person you may be. but you. know
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he's at a university which is mostly black and a studying human resources or black economic empowerment. is on the creature i don't know what it will be does i know you still. visiting somebody who you just like there is this. has been. are you engaging with your course. at university. like. see the day i will come in for an hour and i walk out of there feeling nothing i will quit and change course. slow in that sense i'm more right the walk and then go i needed to know that. we live in a time of war and tragedies crimes against humanity. activist repression. enforced disappearance arbitrary arrests.
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extrajudicial executions brutal torture the list goes on. who investigates who judges the criminals. who compensates the victims the international conference on national regional and international mechanisms to combat impunity and ensure accountability under international law. organized by the national human rights committee. united nations human rights office of the high commissioner. european parliament. and global alliance of national human rights institutions. egypt strongman is ruling with an eye and faced and the silence from his allies is deafening the us was perfectly happy to trade off the march for sea for security while western leaders turning
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a blind eye when even the citizens have fallen victim to his repression executions torture or censorship is not acceptable and you won't hear such strong words from let's say berlin or paris or london in cairo on al-jazeera the strength of al-jazeera is that because we have such an expansive now poor people were coming to us and actually shared information with the al-jazeera team into that. and i'm a clock i'm not over the top stories here on al-jazeera and the u.s. president told trump has designated iran's revolutionary guards a foreign terrorist organization it's the first time washington has formally labeled an arm of another country's military a terrorist group the u.s. government says the iranian force actively participates in finances and promotes terrorism as a tool of statecraft iran has responded by giving the u.s.
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military the same designation this is stored step of rather world's leading state sponsor of terror the financial means to spread misery and death around the world businesses and banks around the world now have a clear duty to ensure that companies with which they conduct financial transactions are not connected to the r g c in any material way it also gives us government official tools to counter iranian backed terrorism. this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one the u.n. envoy to libya says an air strike on tripoli's main airport is a serious violation of humanitarian law flights have been halted in passengers evacuated off the attack by forces loyal to warlord relief after the strike talk of didn't get ample on the eastern outskirts of the capital there's also been fighting in the former international airport around thirty kilometers south. of boma has
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targeted a convoy of foreign troops near the united states' military base in by ground in afghanistan killing three u.s. military personnel and one military contract three others were injured the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack one soldier has been killed off the intervening to protect sudanese demonstrators from attacks by security forces the protesters had been staging a sit in outside the army headquarters and called to him demanding the resignation of president time while the shia calling for direct talks with the military about forming a transitional government. the hughes chief negotiator is as the british prime minister and opposition needed to come to an agreement if it breaks it to resume a german call would have so far failed to find a way forward in a cross polity towards jeremy kuhlmann has accused the government of refusing to compromise united kingdom is due to leave the european union on friday but has asked for an extension stay the top stories stay with us twenty one south africa
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continues now. longer lives near the center of johannesburg in an area called you. go with a. cloud as group of people anybody from everywhere from anywhere you're fine. i think all of those are always in the barbershops when i had my account in the second one. and that one. that i got not that much from signing on there. they have a z. here people on haiti. i mean this is really the people who honestly going to miss i was. and people saying sort of think they get there are you not going to happen to
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that shouldn't. and michelle coming. ok i mean you know that he should show us. i mean you know with an issue that. in two thousand and four longer spent a year in germany as an exchange student where he became very close to his host family. it was really living with a man like having a father in the house. but he was really really cool and what do you mean we had on the lives of my mother my whole life you know i'm twenty one so what is. so like the first two weeks i'd wake up in the morning open the door and scouts
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could log and you could get a low number still keeps in close touch with him all he. would not likely. would you know. and subsystem says this mom an e-mail clicked. yeah this is. from another friend and she can. i mean this. tell you about a loss so i have to go. come along now and i do want how do you define a woman that you'd be interested in shifting me left a lot tolerate my nonsense coolabah lots and my propensity to not call it once nora . is that. you know. the little girl was your love you know. she was mean is while he comes around the corner it's pretty much it. and what he
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can do to get. to try. to get. you either like i know everything or a big but i. if you were to describe yourself portrait first country right abductions. of knox's eccentric sometimes allowed always talking never at a loss for words and this is involved women. and i lay people that's pretty well. axed me pay attention to it my friends say. to three jews. elect is the same something music he likes and the movie is. always him to exclude says.
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that being part of a group is important so. he's played since of belonging lane which. belongs to these people. i. grew up with. so at this moment i mean do you feel like the world is a trophy. i mean yeah i guess you know the one of our. all wrong that makes me happy and i enjoy doing it and i can do it in london standing in to me and doing what i want to do so i just know that since it's all about me if i don't do what i want to do i would want to blame but myself i'm just . not since it is. it's.
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at seven was it lived in petersburg a town in the north of the country we interviewed her with her boyfriend to need. something. to listen for the. law. but the chicken a-k. . shoot film for oh my show my dog. who will commit in a court case. there's two weeks. this is years like like that like that. yeah. at fourteen they went to the same high school in the same town. their relationship seemed to be in trouble.
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didn't use time. so we pump them up but. i do think things might have been resolved between you. but it's a good. idea that i didn't come out and. playful. seem a bit strange together your lack of practice one time and then the enough time a car drove all. so you should think of marriage. this whole thing. called the onus inside me me like twenty twenty one. i mean i'm fourteen what the heck would i want to get married for. a twenty one visit has moved to cape town at the southern tip of the country. she's married to greg and they're expecting
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a baby. that is craig quiting for me patiently while he doesn't look so passionate because i was like because i was finished and everybody else was running around trying to get finished. their off on me i arrived at seven off. i said old mary i don't know how i don't know when but i will marry you someday in the not too distant future this is the very very first night forty five minutes into the discussion those just something we just clicked there's just something between the two of us and she joked about it and said we'll talk about it when you bring a ring. we dated for. about three months. and you are the ring to see my
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parents that's right your. kerry katona here as well as. my dad it was kind of a shock because he was the only person last didn't know what was going on and my dad just looked at him and he said well if you think you can handle it and that was pretty much a good fit if you think you can. also give me some advice that you know this is the advice was vile old twenty five need to draw more calming bolts. if you that will get you through it do it for myself. and that you know history and you know it seems to me strangely enough to family accepted me from the minute we arrived that it's going to you. know that's bigger than the we're going to grow bigger than the ones we didn't really mean.
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they simply can we fly to. speak with. the two kind of richly agree that to have a child was a lie when you both wanted. it was something we wanted but it wasn't something we want to drive know. your it just sort of a happened. it's the little ice. skating and challenges to us. always. we only found out that it happened off the cuff or was up eight weeks. on mine weeks to be the right to be sick and i feel like i'm going to die and eventually greg says ok i'll stuff this we going to the doctor. get to the doctor he says mrs yesterday you not pregnant you very pregnant
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. so i know that's not us sir your it wasn't exactly planned as such but just that he swallowed a load of bull. right now i would say off got pretty much in my opinion a perfect life i've got a great husband we've got food it not we've got patron in the claw bat i'm bored out of my brackets at home. if you can't have it we're going to dream. i have been kidnapped and. everyone's going to live in a lot of a hostile world and i know how it's my house. honey cope with boredom
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how doc was born and i've learned to read i used to hate reading and i've learned that reading next time go by very quickly so i'm not left to read i read a lot. sleepless night get up have breakfast watch some television read eat some more eat some more and then some. i did cook occasionally but doesn't really want me to you wants me to stay off my feet as much as possible so that's still like my eyes and sees the staff eat. my foot seven was so much less complicated. craigan results have bought a house in cape town. that average age in the series from about thirty or knowledge
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. that i mean i'm good economic growth for the house of the forty fifth are. very very good friendly kind neighbor always there to lend a hand and then i told him. what he did for fun. fun fun fun fun guy across the road that's not a fun tends not to be very interesting sometimes you learn new things. i mean the movie you drink the tapering you get. to kind of thing too you know a lot of things that you normally wouldn't know. that i was. right down to no it's just sometimes our conversations really go very deep. for some reason sometimes we'll start a conversation it'll just really get you thinking you'd be lucky to see but well
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that's what we do for fun and i read for fun. we have. our own sign up. as rare as snow in africa twenty one is something of a special case. it's. done are just that now that. when he was seven he went to private school for boys. his dad was a football superstar and wanted the best for us. i really had my mind i just think he's such a good person. he's gone from no ages living in the streets is so weird to just
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playing soccer. just on the streets to all the way just living. with every start in life cutler has was expecting more is always going to medically sacrifice quite a bit for me to go to school good school not just any school so he's always kind of i like to sort of remind me about it you know it's now and then when i step out of line is like hey remember i did this for you so come on at least return the favor in some sort of way. has dropped out of university and instead is working at a joinery company the basically the guy sort of off the rails kind of image aside if it's really just here i thought everyone has best friend from school is matthew the boss is. it was the most expensive school in johannesburg and was steeped in european culture are saying
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which is to use to. sit but i don't really want. generating especially. because some of the time. i always speak english that's why i don't even the only. thing i wish purplish how do you feel about their right. with the move from so where it's cut their home made a new set of white school friends. at twenty one it's this circle of friends that is screwed and has given here that you can follow my lead. yada uniting around a lot and i have a drawing of what. i would need it i don't know they aren't there yet leaving my
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finger right in. the corner. and read. the damn. journey or pretty much have the same core friends that i've had since i think it started seven. probably had my closest friends who i trusted as often as possible. and all these people that were at school but all of them pretty much from school and i mean even math i went to school with messi and just kind of brought stuart to know the guys i know now you know but still back into the midst of the cold always be probably my best friends that i had. oh really well three. years ago friends in which i definitely do many.
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don't have a go at the moment so that's that's what she'll ask. yeah that's that's it three that is the story trying to get married when you grow up. say ok i am going to spawn tough. one thing. i've not come to have for the rest of my life shame he said. it'll happen. well sort of why he. has to be short. this short go fish craze thing you know i know that's a first in a puff and to mine it just seems us ishall columnist well. with or without a degree his prospects have soared under black economic empowerment a drive that propels black people into management if you can see that.
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and how. my dad is to be a representative and in this but at the mall but every day is. just a day. to be able to do that god my dad says now he's out the bottom and then they want to deal with that. it's not a business deal but. don't really do anything for the first month to know what i was supposed to do. yeah but no part of project management really. helping on production so it's very cool. it's going to. it's very weird young guy not really knowing the industry and having to go in and start telling them what to do because this needs to be done and that needs to be done. so it's very weird into his heart to talk to them because you know whole respect elders thing. so it's not what i say to them but hah say it.
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is having sort of authority of me i'd like to think so yeah i like to think some authority. got great. reviews from. the from the loss of the father anything that they sort of altered it in my backyard to get to the end of the problem very very cold to hide. what do you think the difference is between what. seems ken. think that could see. it. now before.
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because the value of the network oh definitely it's all about networking actually you know i mean so me always you have gotten to the wall and just go be corporate leaders or whatever or just whatever sort of the feel that they do they usually excel through that just network with their own os the rest the world so stephanie what about networking. have you nobody factory where. you can have friends when ever you want by being asked what you are done by them but their bread bags you just laugh and. and. i still try to find my place trying to see where i fit in the whole picture. we just come back from the site and. i
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kept it. so i kept. vigil and you're going to let us review so you know that there were there you were on site you know nobody should tell me this morning or close up that we're going to do it oh you're going to get a disability you know tell me your your loss what are you going to fire your ass. since his how many months you've been here so you're. eight months it is eight months x. the big car because we can make the list and it's goes about the can i say. that it sounds to me that's first in spirit. and you know crist was sharing a disk at the moment because he's supposed to read designing our office and he's hasn't done it yet i have done this it is in production yeah it was set up for the past because it's very cold very relaxed like every with laptops or i just bless
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your hard work it actually i should say you know they're working working you mr rob we work. exactly. i mean do you have a plan for your future. like to think i would like to think of a plan but there's always something else this kind of sidetracks me and like oh wait hold on if you do that as like a plan to get back off and focus without rosie parents what is there for you or i daily for them i reckon they would love to find a really graduated already you know with a degree working in muscle corporate company sort of i mean i think that's what they were like you know get your life together and like my last is getting together and you know a card to. me this is hard work done. and it's just live with it and it's not like i'm saying you know screw university or whatever i still plan to get money three
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stall i'm going to get my degree and i just i'm a own time. you know there was just accept that i have so make an effort to kind of do things the way that they would like and at the same time i'm kind of having fun longer way of doing it and. just sort of about the journey it's all about the journey kind of a boring journey really to make it fun. to go. right . maybe. brought me up that way now she's campaigning that is exactly like. dragon just trying to. i went out with a few new people and i and i just had the time dad died but i don't know exactly
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you. twenty one n.h. to assert your individuality it's ok to argue with people and it's ok to disagree with people but also a period when childhood dreams can clash with reality it's compromising i don't think i'm pretty good at compromise in two thousand and six south africa revisits the children of apartheid for the third time and like their country much has changed over the past fourteen years. or twenty one up south africa announces in.
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however long lost or is some significant rain falling in northern australia darwin is a case in point just behind my head is a tropical cyclone you might guess and pay off showers from not along eighty mile beach but the soccer itself stays off shore so some influence from it the matter cloud further south in adelaide melbourne for example the breeze is not coming off the snowy hooting season still no luck coach c. got sixteen seventeen degrees and fourteen in hobart but with a fair old breeze i think it'll change the next couple of days this far side and all this time person enjoying course sunshine in the middle twenty's the new zealand for the north island you looking fine set fair because on china's but the curling tide on the satellite picture that's the relevant bit to watch because it's just making its way in this crowd on cheese days or were reached most places still nice warm twenty ish in all can that doesn't change hugely but the rain is more
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likely in the south and so now it is during wednesday crane is also the story developing now in both china and the next twenty four hours or so that will spread across the korean peninsula to japan because stone its northern edge model even briefly show itself in beijing that will not stick. india is in the midst of a high tech revolution with over one billion mobile phones. in a country where one in four current leader how can this technological boom be harnessed for the common good. life challenges a digital entrepreneur to devise an easy use for struggling farms. county find a way to bring the two worlds together. life smoke harvest on al-jazeera. what began as a small extremist group in africa's most populous country we. did from the
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government to just shoot him soon turned into a battle front for the nigerian government. why. the torrijos for abducting more than two hundred schoolgirls the killing and displacement of thousands of people al-jazeera investigates the origins and bloody rise of iraq on al-jazeera. this is al jazeera. and this is the news on live from london coming up in the program this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one the u.s.
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government formally labels the iranian revolutionary guard a terrorist organization. to do the same to u.s. military forces. and their strike by east and libyan forces closes tripoli's only functioning at borders the battle for the capital escalates. at least one sudanese soldiers killed as many intervenes to protect protesters from the security forces. and its allies hardline deputy prime minister forms on the line so far right parties to try and shake up the european union. hall with all the day schools as one of the targets of racist abuse in football says that the pitch. helped to solve the problem. like.
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an unprecedented move u.s. president donald trump has designated iran's revolutionary guards a foreign terrorist organization it is the first time that washington has formally labeled and of another country's military a terrorist group the u.s. government says iranian forces actively participate in finances and promotes terrorism as a tool of state croft this is stuart step little brother world's leading state sponsor of terror the financial means to spread misery and death around the world. businesses and banks around the world now have a clear duty to ensure that companies with which they conduct financial transactions are not connected to the r g c in any material way it also gives the u.s. government additional tools to counter iranian backed terrorism. this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one well iran has responded by giving the u.s. military the same designation and branding the government
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a state sponsor of terrorism iran's islamic revolutionary guard corps is the country's most powerful security organization it has an estimated one hundred twenty five thousand personnel between its army navy and air force units it was formed after the nine hundred seventy nine islamic revolution to defend the shia clerical regime controls launch sectors of the iranian economy and has huge influence in the political system the i.r.g.c. is in charge of iran's ballistic missiles and nuclear programs and dances directly to supreme leader ayatollah khomeini it's elite wing is that could force which supports regional allies including the syrian president bashar al assad and lebanon's hezbollah while most of them is the editor in chief of the fox news agency in tehran and he says that designation increases the chances of conflict in the region. it seems that donald trump is forcing the whole war and the region to
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pay for the costs even though it's a cool you know decision making policies and decisions and i believe democrats and others if there are any you know wars minds left in washington already europe therefore they need to you know harness such crazy moves whose economic gains forty united states are rather nothing but the security impacts and the mess in fact the united states iran and the whole wars would be grave and out of control when i say this only could speak to our current political hane who's standing by for us in washington d.c. and patty this is something anticipated but very much unprecedented. it really is and this is something that even democratic presidential preference have kicked around is possibly doing this as a way to increase pressure because the revolutionary guard is so ingrained in the iranian economy that they thought that could be a good trick trigger point other presidents haven't done that because of the
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concerns of that it would put u.s. troops at risk in the region the trump administration though taking this step the question is why now and there have been some critics who have said this is likely has something to do with the israeli election appear prime minister benjamin netanyahu facing a tough challenge putting out a tweet in hebrew saying that this was done at his request the english version didn't have that but it is unprecedented because we've never seen this sort of label put on another country's military it really does sort of open the open the door for this to be used in cases in the future of course depends on who wins the next presidential election and the stance they take out iran. with the u.s. political system nothing's permanent and as we just heard from the editor in chief the fox news agency that this he believes increases the chance of conflict in the region and it is not the only one to think that. obviously that is a concern and we saw secretary of state might say that any threats to the u.s.
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will not be tolerated they had back on calls with reporters that they believe force protection is in place and that basically doesn't think iran would be. would risk it to actually attack u.s. service members overseas but it does increase the tension between the two countries other critics are saying what this does is actually helps the current government because they are having economic issues and they can now say this is further proof that it's not the way we're governing it's because of u.s. sanctions now so this does actually carry some weight if it is put into place it could mean that anyone who does business with iran could face up to twenty years in prison if convicted they could freeze any assets that they were evolution or guard members might have in the u.s. although that seems unlikely and they can also keep any member of the guard from traveling to the united states again that doesn't seem like that was that big of a deal but really it's going to be the economic pressure do other countries and other companies say ok it's just not worth the risk we're not going to do anything
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with anyone associated with the revolutionary guard but i said as i mentioned they're in a lot of different aspects of the iranian economy so it remains to be seen just how effective it's going to be but it is an unprecedented step and see how the story develops a bit on that because adult child has been moving personal around the want to get your reaction to that story to the u.s. president has funded the director of the u.s. secret service which provides protection for him and for other top u.s. officials. as is one of several casualties in the leadership shuffle at the department of homeland security his departure comes the day after the homeland security secretary the screws to nilson tenet her resignation it may be growing pressure over the situation at the u.s. and mexican border well christian militants resignation means the only three women left in trump's cabinet that. jena high school education secretary bits. a divorce and transport secretary elaine chao it also leaves the executive branch
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increasingly bad with several key roles filled in an acting capacity there are interim secretaries in the department of defense department of interior and the problem of homeland as well as acting white house chief of staff and acting ambassador to the united nations the list seems to go on so back to patty in washington that the president shuffling the pack again. he is and there are a couple of things going on here if you think about this president president trump he is humiliating fired more of his top staff tweet than any president in modern history so why are there so many vacant positions well there's a couple of open questions people might be saying why would i want to work for this guy would eventually i'm going to be stepping off air force one and he's going to tweet that i'm fired like he did to his first chief of staff or it's priebus the other question is is this something that the president likes he has told reporters or it's been reported that he thinks he has more leverage over acting acting
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cabinet secretaries they're more likely to do his bidding if they wanted fact to get the job but this is unprecedented what we're seeing now within the homeland security department could be two things it could be that he's cleaning house after john kelly his second chief of staff left these are all people that john kelly backed and supported and he's been gone now for a while and it seems that there's a faction in this white house which does tend to fight amongst themselves that basically wants to replace anybody who was loyal to john kelly the other thing that's going on is the president seems really fixated on the southern border obviously he thinks is a winning campaign issue for him he's taken several trips to the southern border where he likes to classify people who are legally looking to claim asylum in this country as animals say in the country is false so what's going on here he is frustrated he didn't get his wall through congress or declared a national emergency now he's being sued by that in the courts so he went down to the border and he said look there's a new wally put a plaque down it wasn't
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a new wall it was a replacement for an old fence then he tried to separate families from their separate families at the borders way of deterring them from coming in first place is a mystery and said no we're not doing that than the yes they are doing it and then they go before a federal judge in the federal judge says stop it you can't do that anymore reunite the families so the president is reportedly saying the he wants to go back in that direction defy the judge's order or start separating families again or simply not allowing anyone to legally. but in the country where again they are legally allowed to claire declare asylum so this is obviously a sign that the president is frustrated he wants more done and the big question is going to be are the people he replaces all of these people are losing their job or are they going to be more willing to follow a judge's orders where so far his current people have not been. seen so it goes on thanks very much the particle hain reporting to libya now where the un's envoy says an air strike on tripoli's main airport is
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a serious violation of humanitarian rule flights who hold it in passengers evacuated after the attack by forces loyal to the eastern warlord hardly for half the strike targeted port on the eastern outskirts of the capital there's also been fighting at the former international airport around thirty kilometers self that airport has not been functional since two thousand and fourteen when reports now from tripoli. has trikes libya's main airport. in the east of the city attacked by warplanes on the orders of the warlords only for have to national passengers evacuated. libya's old is on the southern each of the capital tripoli is also under attack forces allied to the you and the government have threatened to repel have to visit vance. we can't accept military rule in libya that's why we've come to tripoli to defend the city. here in the city's disused airport forces loyal to the
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backed government say that they are in full control and have to as forces have pulled back but as they clash is still ongoing the fear is rising that civil other neighborhoods will be affected the u.n. is repeating calls for a truce it says thousands of civilians have fled the area i think the first message we need to pass united states is the full implementation of the my italian troops to allow the civilians and the wounded to be evacuated from. the city and to avoid any further military action and then to further military escalation and then return to the political negotiations and the political track strikes were launched by both the us and back to government and have to his forces at the weekend the u.s. has joined demands from other g seven countries for hafter to hold his own. but analysts
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doubt the us demand this statement from the secretary of state where we are. trying to see the capital we call on how to strength and. action behind this statement if you will drew of u.s. forces already location of us also from tripoli to go elsewhere this does not look like an administration that is committed to the protection of searches government. libya has been divided between two competing governments for the past five years the administration in tripoli is backed by the united nations the other in the eastern city of tobruk by have to end them in miami usually at the store one of the libyan army's task is to protect libyan constitution which guarantees and protects the nation's institutions and its citizens libyan army is moving towards tripoli with one goal which is to free it from the armed militias. have to his forces
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saying. the out of fighting terrorists groups in the capital but that offensive is also about money and who controls libya's central bank and its oil companies based in the capital. tripoli. well let's take this on we can speak now to jonathan winer who's a former u.s. special envoy for libya and joins us live via skype from washington d.c. mr want to welcome to the program how do you assess what's happening here what do you have to motives. he wants to be khadafi successor to rule by military decree i know that because he told me he doesn't believe in libyan politicians who live in iowa texas think the country is ready for if he was let civilians run health care and education health care security point military governors in every city and that will be that until such time as he thinks libby is ready to move on yet so us your special envoy between two thousand and fourteen and two thousand and sixteen as you say you met him what did you make of the man and how do you read
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what you made of him into the likely direction that he's going to take libya and is he is he the sort of guy that one might do business with at some point he is a man who believes in setting up a national army like egypt's national army in which he rules under cred khadafi in his brain he was working if the very beginning my assessment is that he looked at what happened he could i think rich his family had influence he general have to are was marginalized living in the united states was a mistake of history he's determined to correct us and there's a call on have to show restraint is he likely to listen to the. i think that if he doesn't think he can win it thinks he can take the city he must show restraint he thinks he can take the city he will he's trying to was trying to stampede into submission that did not work now he's facing resistance not only from the people aaa but the centrality coming in from the town of his intent this route to coming
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in from the city of misrata they turned trying to push him back south. his forces may have retreated to guardians of the city to the so we'll have to see what happens but it is possible that his effort to take tripoli is going to succeed in the near term and you have to question whether he tries to impose a state of siege or force to or into a single drawer what about the criticism that is coming from from such international court as including the united states is that likely to make any difference at all if you'd like to hold back a little because of the. well he's had of financial support from russia he said military support of a lot of some other countries in connection with taking many gazi and taking turn to the east it's not clear to me that he has any support for what he's doing right now. maybe russia i can't tell but certainly not to countries to the east of them
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have no one in your certainly not the united states how well can you do with us i support it seems to me there right now he he does not seem to be capable of taking the city but it's very hard to tell people i talked to today who are downtown tripoli he says his life as normal except there's less traffic so it's easier to get around just great to get your perspective thank you very much indeed for that john of mine speaking to us. coming up this nigeria's government warns all foreigners working at gold mines to leave immediately violence in northern states. have been a violent weekend in chicago with five murders and twenty four shootings one of them at a baby shower. i guess for coming out to the golden state warriors go into the n.b.a. title defend the top playoff seeds in the western conference. calling
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for direct talks with the military about forming a transitional government at least one soldier was killed when the intervene to stop security forces attacking protesters thousands of people have been demonstrating outside the army headquarters and called today demanding that the president to resign. as this. the moment soldiers step in to stop police and security forces and we've got just as it happened of the protests outside the military headquarters in a parking lot and today medical sources say at least one soldier died in the clash . earlier warning shots and tear gas was used to disperse crowds who are calling for an end to president to model the shoes rule activists say soldiers intervened to protect protesters from the police. and ran with three would have to side with.
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and. that's a possibility or they would have to. take a stand and least. try to boss for the president to resign the same way as happened in algeria i. think. in videos uploaded to the internet the crowd swelled overnight sudan's been in a state of emergency since february after a government crackdown failed to stop the demonstrations president bashir technologist protest as demands and has stepped down as the head of the ruling party but he's also met military leaders and his defense counsel has warned against allowing any unrest the government insists change can come through the ballot box but the people on the street want change now on monday some security vehicles are overrun by protest as the soldiers mingled in the crowds as the army has so far tried to keep its distance from politics what started as anger against prices in the distance and on political turns. the call to organize protests
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at the army headquarters coincided with the thirty fourth anniversary of the one nine hundred eighty five uprising president john farley mary's government was toppled then and the military later handed over power to an elected government that government was overthrown by president bashir was to be activists. on social media at least are hoping for a similar intervention some. of their. nigeria has suspended mining in one of its northern states and has ordered all foreigners working in mining activities to leave the move comes after a surge in crime in zamfara state involving kidnappings and killings and what interest is more now from the capital. the last two years have been particularly hard and gold prospectives in nigeria is down for a state there's been an increase in the number of kidnappings and killings the victims include local people and foreign investors in the last two years criminal
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gangs have taken over large areas why goold use mind the military police and security forces have been deployed to the region in recent weeks and the government has now ordered an immediate halt to all mining operations. at that it is old and it's. this criminal element. that. man in that. military establishment and that's us it's. that it is of the band it's. illicit minus their position that's gaining traction among some nigerians including security experts with farm stories that people. in is that we have to as we i mean we can what does come to the idea of a link between this big business and what is happening is often the suspension
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comes as nigeria's diversifying its revenue base away from oil to mining and agriculture it's a move that could hurt the economy hard but mining related activity is not the only cause of violence in the north west region for several years kidnappings and extortion something common with bandits operating in the area. many nigerians say the violence is more of state fairly other communities in the north west say the bin abundant as there is little or no government presence in vast areas of the region especially zamfara state and gunmen are taking full advantage by filling that void. for the past year security forces have been trying to do more to tackle the increase in crime and violence but people continue to die and thousands of been forced from their homes with the army having to deal with crisis and most of nigeria's thirty six states experts predict a long drawn out confront issues the number of troops or number of policemen or security men in general all i also have is this is certainly not enough to really
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make the difference in that area for now the thousands displaced from their homes expect it will be among time before they can return to greece. a butcher ten soldiers have been arrested in brazil after they killed a man when they fired more than eighty shots at his car the driver was taking his family to a baby shot rio de janeiro when the soldiers opened fire another passenger in a passer by were injured authorities say they confused the family's car with a similar vehicle that had been stolen. the u.s. city of chicago's source spike in gun violence over the weekend with five murders and twenty four shootings one of them also had a baby let's get the latest now from john hendren who's in downtown chicago and john so what happened this weekend and how does it compare with previous years.
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well this weekend nick twenty four people were shot three of them fatally and most of that happened on the south and west sides of chicago those are the areas where we usually see shootings as opposed to downtown which is where i am right now. one of those shootings was indeed had a baby shower in which six people were shot outside of that shower including two children an eight year old and a ten year old and police say these mostly happened in the areas where they expect this kind of violence and the mayor of chicago warned of the beginning of the violent season that is a largely because of the weather as you can see it's a beautiful day in chicago right now any thinking as to why these shootings may have taken place this particular guy. yeah they say that this is what they expected to happen on what was the one is weekend of the year so far it's been a particularly cold winter so people have remained inside and they're not
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encountering each other until now right now it's about sixteen degrees and that brought everybody else this weekend for a number of occasions and vats when they encounter each other police say that this will accelerate as it usually does throughout this summer and they've deployed special teams in order to deal with that they have visible police teams going through these neighborhoods on the south and the west sides they are in cars there on bikes they are on foot and even have a shot spotter technology these are audio systems you put in the neighborhoods where the violence tends to occur you know shot spotters tell them where the show. came from and that allows them to sort of pinpoint who may be responsible that allows them to respond very quickly but interestingly enough nick ninety seven people have been murdered here in chicago they share that actually compares favorably to the previous year with twenty seven more people by this time of the year had been murdered this is a city where five hundred thirty people were killed last year that's more than new
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york and l.a. combined even though those are both larger cities but believe it or not that's actually comparatively low two years earlier the total was seven hundred eighty one so while we expect this to be another violent year the violence has actually gone down in the past couple of years but if you're living on the south and west sides of chicago you really don't feel that those are really violent neighborhoods throughout those hot summer months or whatever way you look at it staggering amount staggering figures john edward thanks very much indeed. at the anxious event felicity huffman is one of fourteen people who've agreed to plead guilty to using bribery to get the children into prestigious universities in the united states prosecutors have recommended a prison term of four to ten months off but she also agreed to pay twenty a twenty thousand dollars fine dozens of people including wealthy parents and college team coaches are accused of bribery and cheating to get their children into
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colleges including yale and georgetown. these ilands privacy commissioner says that facebook is run by morally bankrupt pathological liars john edwards criticized the social media giants after a gunman used a network to live stream last month's mosque attacks and cries judge that was once internet firms to do more to stop atrocities being broadcast online but facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg says bad people it's a blame not bad technology. we need to build our systems to be able to identify. and live stream terror events more quickly as as it's happening which is a target doing les help and a delay of lifestream it might in this case but it would also fundamentally break so what live streaming is for people not just broadcasting you're you're communicating and people are commenting back but one of the things that this flagged for me overall was the extent to which bad actors are going to try to get around our systems i found his comments pretty disingenuous actually i mean
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particularly he said something like you know the bad actors will go out of their way to avoid the systems that we've got in place but actually didn't have any systems to detect the events in christchurch and you know maybe the lay on live streaming would be a good thing as an interim measure in july can sort out their ai maybe they just need to an adult put together and then it is to acknowledging that is capable of causing great harm. up anymore still to come this including a russian film director accused of embezzling millions of dollars of public funds is really started two years under house arrest. last ditch campaign efforts by israel's prime minister who's neck and neck with the opposition rival benny gantz head of tuesday's election. and if you thought you having an unlucky day imagine being this goalkeeper peter will explain how this is all about the school.
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now has been nice and spring like in feel the countries of northern europe netherlands germany for example and also the baltic states france about to changes the winters down to a northerly that fed assess you can see this cloud is not moving very much these things are not going to change very much i think falling out of that cloud from slovenia down to greece is going to keep falling things actually if area settled still in western europe showers likely in spain temporary city in madrid struck france too seems sherry's well the tension berlin is still maintained at twelve on tuesday it is the green with a bit of white in it for snow still some of the probably a townie of outs for this time but the green extends all the way down through the adriatic to the igi and even affecting western turkey and that's going to move and
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overnight tuesday wednesday picture stow forty rather more vigorously but only on the mountains brain rather more likely down to single figures by the time we get to wednesday madrid's up to sixteen northern spain southern france still pretty showery i could well be thunderstorms now some of the payoff from that is going to be a northerly breeze into morocco bringing clouds with it i don't think many shower was only nineteen rebound and although it's a little warmer further east twenty two in tripoli really it's not like warm. we live in a time of war and tragedy it's crimes against humanity. activist repression. enforced disappearance arbitrary arrests. extrajudicial executions brutal torture the list goes on. who investigates who judges the criminals. who compensates the victims
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the international conference on national regional and international mechanisms to combat in kenya and ensure accountability under international law. organized by the national human rights committee. united nations human rights office of the high commissioner. european parliament's. and global alliance of national human rights institutions.
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we're going to amount of top stories here and there and the united states has designated it runs a revolutionary guard to a foreign terrorist organization it's the first time washington has labeled another country's military a terrorist group tehran has responded by branding the u.s. government to state sponsored terrorism. passengers have been evacuated from tripoli's only functioning airport after it was hit in an asteroid launched by wardle twenty four have to us forces the u.n. envoy to libya has called the attack a violation of humanitarian law. and at least one soldier has died after intervening to stop security forces in sudan attacking protesters thousands have been staging a sit in outside the army headquarters in khartoum the military to back them in it calling on the president to get. a bomb has targeted a convoy of foreign troops near the u.s. military base in bagram in afghanistan killing three u.s. service members and one military contract and three others were injured the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack meanwhile in eastern afghanistan i feel
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fighters have launched a major offensive against the taliban thousands of civilians have had to escape the fighting province on foot and now lack food water and clothing and in jalalabad the capital of neighboring one to help province and i still affiliate claim responsibility for a roadside bomb explosion the blast killed at least three people and injured twenty others charlotte but less reports now from jalalabad. where non-god just south of where despising has broken out between taliban and isolette started about two weeks ago the initial clashes and since then clashes it continued and a lot of people have fled we're talking about twenty thousand people that's played throughout crewe now which is just north of where i am and then down here towards jalalabad a lot of them side by foot describing whatever they could be talking clothing limited clothing limited bedding limited hygenic supply of food and water so a lot of them are in pretty bad way but as far as the u.n.
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and i don't see scar they're actually finding it very difficult to reach these people because a lot of them are in taliban or beisel held areas so it's very difficult to find saif went in to see what these people need and how they can be a safe i talked to the non-god governor a short time ago and he said that they have had taken vows and have found nine hundred families that have ended up in jalalabad since this fighting has been assisting them here's what he had to say this includes the commercial hub and didn't bother bringing isis. job with it and couldn't. the initial reports we have. nine hundred families didn't get a bridge in other words or disaster not. support drove. international rules dragged through identifying them and had their children assistance you are traditionally nanga hot and who not just north of here have been taliban strongholds and i feel has bubbled up here in the last few years initially they were just disenfranchised taliban but now you're seeing a new writer for christmas
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a lot of young people who ideologically most as i said a lot of grillo will see and they're trying to push waste right now at the foothills of the mountain state pakistan and they're trying to move through here one more provinces losman the next one in kabul and that is the mission is that is why we are seeing fighting bubble up now as they try to push way and they coming up against the taliban in the south and. a debate is underway in colombo. has congress to have a president event do case call for changes to keep peace legislation it's part protests in a number of cities with critics saying it aims to alter the peace deal signed with fought rebels in two thousand and sixteen the speed now time is under-employed to use live for us in bogota tell us more about the only going debate and the reaction that since you. well nic this could be truly a decisive moment for the peace accords in colombia that has had
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a very difficult time especially when it comes to the implementation of this record since it was signed by the previous governments that manuel santos where credible now more than two years ago what we understand is that congress is now expected to vote. in favor or against the changes proposed by the president last easter parties and the people who support the peace accords in colombia say that what the president is trying to do is unconstitutional because there is the accord was already ratified in congress and has already passed the constitutionality passed in the country's. constitutional court yet it is insisting that he and his party want changes to the chords and this is the first time that they actually did something to really to truly try and change that
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now the issue is that it's some clear if the government has the votes they need that in the congress that's because two of the main centrist party have already announced that they will vote against the government that means that the debate today on wednesday could go on monday could go on for quite a long time and there could also be a postponing of the votes probably to wednesday but we'll have to see what happens in the coming hours of the debate is just starting there's also the possibility of a lack of war only given the fact that we've heard rumors that government officials have been calling representatives from the sensory parties telling them not to come not to reach the courtroom and possibly postpone the debate that is under twenty three motion leaders on the p s g.
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all right the u.k. parliament is expected to pass a bill forcing prime minister trees may to seek an extension to the brakes it deadline he used chief negotiator shabani main opposition leader jeremy corbin to come to an agreement to have a britain's withdrawal from the european union the two resumed cross party talks on monday to try and come to a compromise agreement let's go live now to westminster and bennett smith who's standing by so bennett is the prime minister any closer to reaching a deal with labor ahead of her meeting with. well talks have been going on they've been going on the sea evening and the labor party says they'll be talks to morrow the labor party leader jeremy corbyn though the says that while the talks have been genuine the been genuine efforts of the talks the prime minister's not moved any of the red lines the labor party won't say a customs union wants u.k.
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to remain a customs union with the u.k. we should mean we would follow e.u. tower of charge common tariffs for goods coming in and it wants to stay a strong single market deal us with the labor party wants the government to resume as always said there will be no customs union the challenge though is that the reason may it meets the german chancellor the french president choose day she meets other european leaders on wednesday this emergency summit and she needs to give them something to say look i need an extension because on the because is i might be coming to a deal with the opposition party some way that we can agree a way forward on bragg's it because the european leaders want to know why they should be granting an extension but there's no indication yet that labor on the tories have come together on a deal but to resume a may just go to where the european leaders and say look we're close we need more time to get this through there and what about this meeting between the michel
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barnier and the irish prime minister what happened. well the irish prime minister actually telephoned to resume a couple of hours ago after the meeting with michel barnier to reiterate his support for giving the united kingdom an extension to bragg's it was in dublin to show its support for ireland in terms of this backstop the backstop that has been the main sticking point and is really why to reason may's withdrawal bill has not got through the u.k. parliament the backstop maintains an open border between northern ireland and the republican body has said even if the u.k. crashes out we will not talk to the euro the u.k. about a trade deal with the e.u. until they sort out the backstop it's very important for ireland that the backstop is maintained because island is so reliant on connection through the u.k. to the rest of the york that its economy would they say be devastated should the
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u.k. crash out of the european. or better place from a zebra smith reporting from westminster. nationalists anti immigration parties have announced they're joining forces to form a new blog to shake up the european union of the next month's european elections italy's hardline deputy prime minister that's matthew vini launched a venture in milan with fellow nationalists germany's far right a.f.d. the finns party the danish people's party they hope their european alliance of people in nations will win enough seats in the european parliament to give them the major say in how the continent is run so he said the smearing the pens national rally in france from those who take part bought she in the national its leaders of poland and hungary were know to be absent from the launch always here on deck was the reader who will. we are ready to build a future and friends gathered here in barking when this journey which will be the one to save europe because the ones drowning the european dream are the bureaucrats and the bankers who have been governing europe for too long for someone to cause
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a better pm we are not aiming to lose or just participate our goal is to win in the change the rules of europe and for sure there will be many other people who will join let's hear now from luigi scary who is a research fellow at the center for european reform and he says far right groups in europe no longer want to leave the e.u. but to change it from within of course what they're brought together is this broader program ideology if you want of first of all a position to further european integration opposition to what they see as this supranational european bureaucratic project and secondly opposition to migration and especially this of course harks back to the migration process of twenty fifteen sixteen so whether they can work together some of them might be able to on some issues at some times but in general that's why they've been divided so far and that's why i think they will continue to be divided well before many of them advocated leaving the european union since the brics they've kind of gone back on
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that and even on the even the euro for instance someone like salvini is lega before advocating leaving the euro now they're rather more rather more quiet about it so this slogan now is about building a different sort of europe which remains rather hazy on the find the europe of nations but not of dismantling the. the russian theater and film the right carol is set a radical has been released on bail after two years under house arrest forty nine year olds in queues of embezzling about two million dollars of public money from a theater project sarette running office says he's innocent in the charges up politically motivated he's been a prominent critic of censorship in russia several of his associates were also freed from house arrest on monday. it's possible to give the thanks to all the people who came up to me and said don't give up and we'll beat you and so on when i walks daily for two hours around to come up mickey district this is incredibly touching you'll support is mated but i'm repeating again it's not over we need to
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continue in court and prove our total innocence russia and turkey will start joint patrols to secure the syrian province of the rebel stronghold in the country the deal was announced during turkish president reza typer ones trip to moscow and the two major powers also reiterated the determination to go ahead with a controversial defense deal that vasant reports now from moscow. thank you it was the third meeting in three months put in and read chapter you editor one stressed how strong their relationship has become the turkish president travel to moscow with a large business delegation but it was one deal that dominated the meeting his controversial purchase of russia's s four hundred state of the on missile defense system just a week ago u.s. vice president mike pence wanted that turkey could lose its nato membership if it goes ahead with the deal meanwhile in return the u.s.
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has suspended turkey's but chased off after thirty five fighter jets the u.s. has been fiercely against a deal because it says the as four hundred system which is one of the world's most powerful in a defensive systems could be a threat at zero one reassured the russians there's no need to worry see that. we have already created this four hundred roadmap the mistery steps are done everything is finished if after that someone comes out with the recommendations to abandon it and won't recognize our opinion if we have already sergeant agreement of course we will continue to move forward this is our sovereign right. both leaders spoke at length about syria and announce a new approach to control violence in the blamed on armed groups like. russia recently complained that turkey had failed to live up to its promise that it would control rebel groups in the province as agreed in such a last year. prince who could in the same unit put it on you know when you're not
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and we are in principle getting a joint patrol to have a patrol from two sides we haven't managed to create a monitoring center years but i'm sure we will do it yes the movement in this direction isn't going as fast as we'd wished but there is movement and as i said before in my statement all the terrorist centers must be liquidated and that's what we were aiming for but then an add on have found an ally in each other in their determination to stand up to the united states but on other major issues like the long term solution for syria they're still some significant differences step fastened al-jazeera moscow. israel has close all crossings from guards are in the occupied west bank for twenty four hours ahead of tuesday's general election israelis will be voting on whether to give benjamin netanyahu another term as prime minister it's expected to be a tight race against his main challenger that's benny gantz foresaid has more now
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from west jerusalem. on the last day of campaigning benjamin netanyahu turned to a familiar closing argument the mortal danger facing his likud party's right wing government. will be ours very late at the moment we are behind a few seats are leading the only way to close the gap and ensure with certainty about the could will form the next government is to have a big record bring all the people. who says israel needs him but only he could have won victories such as last month's u.s. endorsement that israeli sovereignty over the occupied golan heights. he's also made a last minute promise to impose sovereignty over in other words an exterior israel to every illegal settlement in the occupied west bank all but killing off any still lingering hopes of a two state solution. he's gone back on similar pre-election pledges before so this time does he mean it seems like this is an election ploy but. we're in uncharted territory in this election with the indictments. likely to come soon after the
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election it's possible that in the coalition to go afterwards he may be held to to those calls by far the right wing party the attorney general's decision to indict the prime minister pending hearings on three corruption cases has had little impact on opinion polls but ultra right nationalists could seek a high price for supporting a prime minister who wants to stay in office while fighting a criminal case a price such as settlement annexation his main opponent wants to make such questions academic by beating netanyahu at the ballot box benny gantz made his own final appeal for votes on monday. we're going to serve them the voters from the right and the left and all the citizens of israel we are going to win this. the former army chief has been attacking netanyahu on security policy criticizing his attempts to pacify the crisis in gaza by making deals with hamas. guns supports the drug decision on the occupied golan heights but he has denounced netanyahu
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settlement annexation plan as irresponsible in the midst of an election campaign his own blue and white party advocates a continued israeli military presence in the occupied west bank itself a red line for palestinian leaders along with preserving large illegal settlements at the same time the party argues for a regionally and globally supported peace agreement without specifically endorsing a two state solution but there is more to this election than its main players netanyahu and dance there are thirty nine parties taking part with several harboring just above or just below the three point two five percent share of the vote required for a place in the israeli parliament the knesset that means a relatively small number of votes could radically reshape the policies and the makeup of israel's next government israeli soldiers have been among the first a vote but their ballots will be among the last to be counted and not jus in until thursday this election is so finely poised that everyone might have to wait until then for a clear cut final result are
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a force that al-jazeera westerners. in the sun shareholders have voted to remove the japanese car companies for the boss from its board collars gun had already been removed as chairman of the his arrest in november for alleged financial misconduct and has been credited with rescuing the company from near bankruptcy two decades ago if one has apologized to its shareholders for the scandal. the current situation is highly regrettable it took seriously and i'd like to apologize to all the shareholders. korean air chairman that show young who has died from a lung condition less than three weeks after he was removed from the company's board amid claims of corruption was indicted last year on charges of embezzlement and breach of trust the airline has been overshadowed by several scandals involving his family chose eldest daughter five months in prison after ordering a plane to return to its gate in new york because she'd been served macadamia nuts and
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a spate of incidents have occurred in matches across europe of late it's led to the idea of players walking off in protest but sterling says he'd rather stay on the pitch and score. my mom taught me how to love myself and how to love my skin color not to be comfortable my skin color i wouldn't personally agree with it because i fit in. try and go our own window game if it's going on in a moment if you know what i mean more trying to get you down you know and if you do walk of the pitch there's a group that makes that win so you know t.v. scorable wouldn't want to win a much affinity you know feeling that beats them well they're called a final first leg on tuesday sees tottenham host city in london in their first quarter final since they lost the real madrid eight years ago they also the underdogs but can take hope from the fact that city were knocked out at this stage last year by another english up but never pool and speaking of the reds they
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welcome f.c. porter and field that will be porter five nil in the champions league last year but not taking anything for granted despite being on a run of form that has put them on top of the premier league standings beyond five years that's how it is in training you can see it we are reading again and a good moment but other teams as well so we all play for a lot and we will see tomorrow night pardew really wants to go through and. good so it will be a tough one but that's all how it should be. in two thousand and two the world watched and admire as brazilian forward ronald denio looks up the world cup and help his country lift the trophy now his son is getting ready for professional football the fourteen year old gentleman that is signed a six year contract with cruzeiro in brazil impressed the club in a trial without revealing to them father is. the trump administration has cancelled
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an agreement with cuba to allow its baseball players to sign for major league teams in the u.s. without defecting from their homeland the deal negotiated under former president obama would have allowed a number of players to compete in the n.l. b. and bring their families to the u.s. but returned to cuba in the offseason white house has now declared the deal illegal . been coach of the french national rugby union team is generally stable job only one coaches have been sacked and it is now turned out to have cost the french federation one point one million dollars that's how much your labor tribunal has to pay this man the novice in compensation for wrongful dismissal he lost half of his forty matches in charge before being fired in december twenty seventh even it comes as the french are holding a referendum to decide if they can appoint a foreign coach for the first time ever. the golden state warriors have taken the western conference as top seed for the n.b.a.
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playoffs with a win in their final regular season game steph curry scored twenty seven points as the worry is being the l.a. clippers one hundred thirty one one hundred one for which they were in a row and they did well in throwback to these honoring the two thousand and seven team that made the playoffs off to a twelve year drought. the brooklyn nets also into the playoffs having their first postseason since twenty fifteen by beating the indiana pacers one hundred eight ninety six the playoffs begin makes sense today. now in australia round one of the world surf league has seen men and women competitors receive the same prize money for the first time the season opening events was on australia's gold coast it was brazil's ferrer who took first place in the men's tournament with some great moves out on the waves and some pretty wild celebrations too. as for the women of seventeen year old
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caroline marks from the united states who finished up she's the youngest in the world and thanks to a decision taken by the surfing the back in september made in victory earned one hundred thousand dollars as. part of women serving in the my family my friends my uncle back home he's in the hospital now all the best to hand and my sponsors are out you know to say i'm speechless. now it's not easy being a goalkeeper on the football team whenever the opposition score a goal you can pretty much be guaranteed the blame but this keeper probably thought some luck could come as way when the penalty taker hit the crossbar only for this to happen. it was an under seventeen match in mexico and no surprise then that the keeper's team would go on to lose the penalty shoot out to someone who started out as a goalkeeper myself i can relate to this one hundred percent. fifty
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the keepers fault nick i'd say cepeda and it would have been if it was year ago as well that said thanks very much she can check out a website odds are a dot com is the address i'll be back with more news in just a couple minutes from eight o'clock forcing you dawtie but you know. they join one of the wilds most notorious on the groups. but found a way out rebuild their lives and help us. attain of
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a mediation and strong. by stroke copying my mazda selling reproductions can pay the bills but frustrate the artist. a pilgrimage to discover his hero inspires an awakening that it's more rewarding to create than to imitate. dreaming of vincent a witness documentary on al-jazeera. this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one the u.s. government for many labels the iranian revolutionary guard a terrorist organization prompting tehran to do the same to the u.s. military.
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and i mean this is out there live from london also coming up in the program. and a strike by eastern libyan forces cluess tripoli's only functioning in a port as the battle for the capital escalates. at least one sudanese soldier is killed as the army intervenes to protect protesters from other security forces. and nigeria's government warns all foreigners working goldmines to leave immediately after a surge of violence in northern states. and unprecedented move u.s. president told trump has designated iran's revolutionary guards a foreign terrorist organization it is the first time washington has for me labeled an alum of another country's military a terrorist group the trump administration says iranian force actively participates
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in finances and promotes terrorism as a tool of statecraft or when jordan has more from washington d.c. . iran's islamic revolutionary guard corps i r g c one hundred twenty five thousand troops strong is joining sixty seven others on the us is a foreign terrorist organization list the secretary of state says the i.r.g.c. is a fundamental threat to u.s. national security the r.g.c. masquerade as a legitimate military organization but not of us should be fooled. it regularly violates the laws of armed conflict it plans organize and executes terror campaigns all around the world the i.r.g.c. is already a specially designated global terrorist organization but this is the first time the us has put a government agency on its foreign terrorist organization list the top administration says the i.r.g.c. actively destabilizes other middle eastern countries from supporting the syrian
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government in its civil war to helping hezbollah undermine lebanon's government to sending advisors guns and money to who the fighters in yemen that it creates a question for the trumpet ministration why do this now we're taking an entirely new approach to this of significant sort of sustained maximum economic pressure to deny the i.r.g.c. and the iranian regime of the revenue that it needs to conduct its foreign policy the trumpet ministration says there are other reasons to put the i.r.g.c. on the list it plots attacks on opponents and other countries and uses money from both state run and private businesses to fund its operations and give safe haven to al qaeda operatives a former u.s. official says targeting the i.r.g.c. is understandable but could backfire on the trumpet ministration iran is is not doing well. and there is significant unrest within the country you know but the ayatollah and his government can make
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a credible claim that that this hardship is the fault of the united states and the early reaction from tampa on it's now declaring the u.s. military in the middle east a terrorist organization and the iranian foreign minister says donald trump is trying to throw tuesday's parliamentary elections in israel quote another misguided election eve gift to netanyahu another dangerous u.s. misadventure in the region u.s. officials say it's important to hold onto. out for its human rights abuses at home and its disruptive behavior abroad but it's not clear that other countries are going to join in with the u.s. as it steps up its efforts to isolate iran rosalyn jordan al-jazeera the state department want to take this on we can speak to protocol he joins us live from washington d.c. you know. dissipated this but president. it really isn't that this is something that both democratic republican presidential
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presidents have thought about doing over the years and the reason why is because the revolutionary guard and its members are so ingrained in the iranian economy we know that the u.s. has been trying to damage the iranian economy since pulling out of the nuclear deal that was made between the u.s. and five other countries including iran five other countries and iran and so they think that this is a way to sort of try and move move them along to force them to capitulate to what the u.s. wants to see happen in iran but it is unprecedented usually they go after groups like al qaeda this is the first time as rosalind said that they've actually named a part of the military for a country under this program and what about this sense that this is actually going to does raise tensions even more. i think that there is definite potential for that the u.s. officials responded saying that iran would not be silly enough to try and target american service members in the region but this just to put it in perspective this
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is upping the ante when you designate this group as a terrorist organization what that means is anyone who was caught doing business and material support of the revolutionary guard could be charged with a federal crime if convicted you could spend up to twenty years in prison on each count the other way it has an impact is a little bit less impactful if you will it can forbid any member of the revolutionary guard from traveling to the united states which was probably going to be pretty unlikely anyway or seize the assets of the revolutionary guard in the united states again probably unlikely the bigger pressure here is does it scare other countries and other companies from doing business with any of the industries that that the revolutionary guard is believed to have a hand in in iran so we're going to wait and see but it does come with consequences if they're caught and if the u.s. decides to follow through or probably one of the things which the protocol in reporting from washington d.c. .
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the un's envoy to libya says an airstrike on tripoli's may their port is a serious violation of humanitarian law flights were holton passengers evacuated after the attack by forces loyal to the east in the eastern warlord who before have to destroy targeted port on the eastern outskirts of the capital there's also been fighting at the former international airport about thirty kilometers to the self but airport hasn't been functional since two thousand and fourteen moved up what had reports now from tripoli. his tracks on libya's main airport play to get in the east of the city attacked by warplanes on the orders of the warlord only for have to international passengers are being evacuated. libya's old is put on this other than it is the capital tripoli is also under
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attack forces allied to the u.s. and the government have to repel have to reset vance. we can't accept military rule in libya that's why we've come to tripoli to defend the city. here and that it is disused the airport forces loyal to the backed government say that they are in full control and have to those forces have pulled back but as the clashes are still ongoing the fear is rising that civil other neighborhoods will be affected the u.n. is repeating calls for a truce it says thousands of civilians have fled the area i think the first message we need to pass united states is the full implementation of the my italian troops to allow the civilians and the wounded to be evacuated from. the city and to avoid any further military action and then if other military escalation and the return to the political negotiations and the political track strikes were launched
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by both the us and back to government and have to these forces at the weekend the u.s. has joined demands from other g seven countries for hastert to hold his office. but analysts doubt the u.s. demand this statement from the secretary of state where we. tracked the chemical we call a hot drink and. action behind this statement which you will draw of us was all relocation of us was from tripoli to go elsewhere this doesn't. ministration is committed to the protection of the writer's government. libya has been divided between two competing governments for the past five years the administration in tripoli is backed by the united nations the other in the eastern city of play have to end them in miami usually a rare the store one of the libyan army's task is to protect libyan constitution
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which guarantees and protects the nation's institutions and its citizens the libyan army is moving towards tripoli with one goal which is to free it from the armed militias. have to his forces say they are fighting terrorists to groups in the capital but then offensive is also about money and the whole controls libya's central bank and its oil companies based in the capital. tripoli. protesters in sudan calling for direct talks with the military about forming a transitional government at least one soldier was killed earlier when the army intervened to stop security forces attacking protesters thousands of people have been demonstrating outside the army headquarters in khartoum since saturday the mali that president bashir resigned as our binge of aid has this report. the moment soldiers stepped in to stop police and security forces and they got just as it happened as the protests outside the military headquarters in
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a parking room and day medical sources say at least one soldier died in the clash. earlier warning shots and tear gas was used to disperse crowds who are calling for an end to president to model the shoes rule activists say soldiers intervened to protect protesters from the police. and ran with the side with voting. and. that's a possibility or they would have to. i think the. least. tried to last for the president to resign in the same way as happened. i. i in videos uploaded to the internet the crowd swelled overnight saddam's been in a state of emergency since february after a government crackdown failed to stop the demonstrations president bashir technologist protesters demands and has stepped down as the head of the ruling
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party but he's also met military leaders and his defense counsel has warned against allowing any unrest the government insists change can come through the ballot box but the people on the street want change now on monday some security vehicles are overrun by protest as the soldiers mingled in the crowds as the army has tried to keep its distance from politics what started as anger against prices and. political turns. the call to organize protests at the army headquarters coincided with the thirty fourth anniversary of the one nine hundred eighty five uprising president made his government was toppled then and the military later handed over power to an elected government that government was overthrown by president bashir was to be activists. and social media at least are hoping for a similar intervention some job aid are there. until i had this half hour at least hardline deputy prime minister forms an alliance of far right parties to try and
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shake up the european union. and last ditch campaign efforts by israel's prime minister his neck and neck with the opposition rival benny gantz head of choose days election. how i would not allow three some significant rain falling ignored nostril it darwin's a case in point just behind my head is a tropical cyclone you might guess and pale shouts from nuts along eighty mile beach but the soccer itself stays off shore so some influence from it the matter clad feticide in adelaide melbourne for example the breeze is not coming off the snowy hooting season still no luck c. got sixteen seventeen degrees and fourteen in hobart but with a fair old breeze i think it'll change the next couple of days this far side and
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a list time past been joined cause and shine in the middle twenty's the new zealand for the north island you looking fine set fair nice because on china's part the curling played on the satellite picture that's the relevant bit to watch because it's just making its way in this class on tuesdays or weren't reached most places still nice warm twenty ish in o'loghlin that doesn't change hugely but the rain is more likely in the south and you'll notice during wednesday crying is also the story developing now in both china and the next twenty four hours or so that will spread across the korean peninsula to japan because stone its northern edge money even briefly show itself in beijing that will not stick. india is in the midst of a high tech revolution with the one billion us. country where one
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in four can't be told how can this technological boom be harnessed for the common good. life challenges a digital entrepreneur to devise an easy to struggling farm. can he find a way to bring the two worlds together. life's most hobbyist on al-jazeera. top stories here on al-jazeera and the u.s. has designated iran's revolutionary guards a foreign terrorist organization it's the first time washington has labeled another country's military a terrorist group their own history on the pipeline in the u.s. government to state sponsored. passengers have been evacuated from tripoli's only
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functioning airports officer was hit in an airstrike launched by warlords and before i have to support says the u.n. envoy to libya has called the attack a violation of humanitarian role. and at least one soldier has died after intervening to stop security forces in sudan attacking protesters thousands have been staging a sit in outside the army headquarters and called to the military to back them in calling on the president to. nigeria has suspended mining and one of its northern states in order to all foreigners work in mining activities to leave the move comes after a surge in crime in some far state involving kidnappings and killings interest has more from the capital a brooch. the last two years have been particularly hard and gold prospectus in nigeria's them for a state there's been an increase in the number of kidnappings and killings the victims include local people and foreign investors in the last two years criminal
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gangs have taken over large areas why goold use mind the military police and security forces have been deployed to the region in recent weeks and the government has now ordered an immediate halt to all mining operations. at a that is old and it's. discriminatory laments. that the. man in that through the. military establishment lets us it's. that it isn't abundance. illicit manners they're a position that's gaining traction among some nigerians including security experts with confirm stories that people. in is are we helped as we i mean we could not discounting the idea of a link between this big business and what is happening is after the suspension comes as nigeria's diversifying its revenue base away from oil to mining and
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agriculture it's a move that could hurt the economy hard. but mining related activity is not the only cause of violence in the north west region for several years kidnappings and extortion sub in common with bandits operating in the area. many nigerians say the violence is more of state fairly of communities in the north west say the bin abundant as there is little or no government presence in vast areas of the region especially zamfara state and gunmen taking full advantage by filling that void. for the past year security forces have been trying to do more to tackle the increase in crime and violence but people continue to die and thousands have been forced from their homes. well the army having to deal with crisis in most of nigeria's thirty six states experts predict a long drawn out conflict is the number of troops or a policeman or security men in general all i also have is this is certainly not
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enough to really make the difference in that area for now the thousands displaced from the who expect it will be a money time before they can return army to greece. of. the u.s. city of chicago source spike in gun violence over the weekend with five but isn't twenty four shootings one of them in a baby john hundred at the latest from downtown chicago. it was a violent weekend in chicago twenty four people were shot three of them killed over a twenty four hour period that began at four am on saturday police say most of the shootings happened on the south and west sides of chicago those are the violent areas where gangs operate where most of the violence happens in this city one of those shootings happened outside of a baby shower in the englewood neighborhood where six people were shot hitting children ages eight and ten this was the one of his weekend of the year and police
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say that's when the violence tends to happen because after the cold winter people come out and encounter each other chicago's gangs were largely decapitated over the past decade when police arrested the heads of those gangs that means in some neighborhoods every corner is really a drug battle area where people are fighting for turf and these are the times on these warm weekends when that violence increases but to put it into perspective last year five hundred thirty people were killed in chicago that's actually a decline from seven hundred eighty one two years earlier so far this year ninety seven people have been killed in this city and that is twenty seven less than were killed here before. russia and turkey will start joint patrols to secure the syrian province of idlib the last rebel stronghold in the country the deal was announced during a trip to moscow by the turkish president. and the two major powers also reiterated their determination to go ahead with a controversial different still service and has this report. it was
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their third meeting in three months put in and read chapter you editor one stressed how strong their relationship has become the turkish president traveled to moscow with a large business delegation but it was one deal that dominated the meeting his controversial purchase of russia's s four hundred state of the on missile defense system just a week ago u.s. vice president mike pence wanted that turkey could lose its nato membership if it goes ahead with the deal meanwhile in return the u.s. has suspended turkey's but chased off after thirty five fighter jets the u.s. has been fiercely against a deal because it says the as four hundred system which is one of the world's most powerful in a defensive systems could be a threat at one reassured the russians there's no need to worry see that. we have already created this four hundred roadmap the mistery steps are done
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everything is finished if after that someone comes out with the recommendations to abandon it and won't recognize our opinion if we have already signed an agreement of course we will continue to move forward this is our sovereign right. both leaders spoke at length about syria and announce a new approach to control violence in. armed groups like. russia recently complained that turkey had failed to live up to its promise that it would control rebel groups in the province as they greet in such a last year. when you're not we are in principle getting a joint patrol to have a patrol from two sides we haven't managed to create a monitoring center yet but i'm sure we will do it yes the movement in this direction isn't going as fast as we'd wished but there is movement and as i said before in my statement all the terrorist centers must be liquidated and that's what we were aiming for then add a one have found an ally in each other in their nation to stand up to the united
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states major issues like the long term solution for syria still some significant differences step fastened al-jazeera moscow. the russian film director. has been released on bail after two years under house arrest the forty nine year old is accused of embezzling about two million dollars of public money for a theater project he says he's innocent and the charges are politically motivated he's been a prominent critic of censorship in russia several of his associates were also freed from house arrest on monday it's possible to move the group thanks to all the people who came up to me and said don't give up and we are with you and so on when i walked daily for two hours around to come up mckee district this is incredibly touching your support is mated but i'm repeating again it's not over we need to continue in court and prove our total innocence. here in london the u.k.
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parliament has passed a bill which forces prime minister its reason may to consult british m.p.'s on any breaks that delay beyond may twenty second when the european elections will take place united kingdom is due to leave the european union on friday but may as asked the e.u. for an extension until june thirtieth on tuesday m.p.'s could vote to force a shorter or longer extension earlier the chief negotiator michel bania warned may and opposition leader jeremy corbyn to come to an agreement to britain's withdrawal from the e.u. to resume cross party talks on monday to try to come to a compromise coburn has accused me of not moving a red lines but as with as more from westminster. talks are continuing between the conservative governments of the labor opposition to try and find some way the two sides can agree on a way forward with the braggs it is but the opposition leader jeremy corbyn has not
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been particularly forthcoming or confident about how those talks are progressing the problem is that the government doesn't seem to be moving off the original red lines i've put the case forward for the customs union with the european union for market access and particularly for protection of rights for consumers environment and those that work and those have to be dynamic and guaranteed in the future so far we haven't have those undertakings but on tuesday theresa may meets the german chancellor and the french president and other european leaders on wednesday and she needs to give them some sort of reason why they should grant the united kingdom an extension to bragg's it and to resume a's hoping to be able to say look i'm getting forward with these talks with the labor party we hope we can come to some sort of agreement although the indications so far from the labor party as we've heard are that those talks are not going that well but to reason may needs to give something
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to those european leaders so they can give her the extension that she wants. and that's his anti immigration policies are announcing they're joining forces to form a new block to shake up the e.u. after next month's european elections italy's hardline deputy prime minister met to sell vini nor was the venture in milan with fellow nationalists germany's a far right if the the finns party and the danish people's party they hope their european alliance of people and nations will win enough seats in the european parliament to give them a major say in how the continent's run so be said marion le pen's national rally in france would also take part but she and the nationalist leaders opponent in hungary were know to be absent from the launch. noisey up on deck was to read in full to what we are ready to build the future and friends gathered here in barking and this journey which will be the one to save europe because the ones drowning the european dream are the pira kratz and the bankers who have been governing europe for too long in french i want to cause a bit of we are not aiming to lose or just participate our goal is to vent and
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change the rules of europe and for sure there will be many other people who will join. israel has closed all crossings from guards there in the occupied west bank for twenty four hours ahead of tuesday's general election israelis will be voting on whether to give benjamin netanyahu another term as prime minister it's expected to be a tight race with his main challenger benny gantz forces more now from west jerusalem . on the last day of campaigning benjamin netanyahu turned to a familiar closing argument the mortal danger facing his likud party's right wing government may or will there be hours very late at the moment we are behind a few seats lapping gats are leading the only way to close the gap and ensure with certainty about the could will form the next government that have a big record bring all the people. who says israel needs him but only he could have won victories such as last month's u.s. endorsement it israeli sovereignty over the occupied golan heights. he's also made
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a last minute promise to impose sovereignty over in other words an iq to israel to every illegal settlement in the occupied west bank all but killing off any still lingering hopes of a two state solution. he's gone back on similar pre-election pledges before so this time does he mean it seems like this is an election ploy but. we're in uncharted territory in this election and with the indictments likely to come soon after the election it's possible that in the coalition negotiations afterwards he may be held to to those calls by far the right wing party the attorney general's decision to indict the prime minister pending hearings on three corruption cases has had little impact on opinion polls but ultra right nationalists could seek a high price for supporting a prime minister who wants to stay in office while fighting a criminal case a price such as settlement annexation his main opponent wants to make such questions academic by beating netanyahu at the ballot box benny gantz made his own
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final appeal for votes on monday. we're going to serve them the voters from the right and the left and all the citizens of israel we are going to win this. the former army chief has been attacking netanyahu on security policy criticizing his attempts to pacify the crisis in gaza by making deals with hamas. gun supports the drum decision on the occupied golan heights. spinny's denounced netanyahu settlement annexation plan as irresponsible in the midst of an election campaign his own blue and white party advocates a continued israeli military presence in the occupied west bank itself a red line for palestinian leaders along with preserving large illegal settlements at the same time the party argues for a regionally and globally supported peace agreement without specifically endorsing a two state solution but there is more to this election than its main players netanyahu and dance there are thirty nine parties taking part with several hovering
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just above or just below the three point two five percent share of the vote required for a place in the israeli parliament the knesset that means a relatively small number of votes could radically reshape the policies and the makeup of israel's next government israeli soldiers have been among the first to vote but that ballots will be among the last to be counted and not jew in until thursday this election is so finely poised that everyone might have to wait until then for a clear cut final result are a force at al-jazeera westerners. in the direction of our website all the stories that we're covering right there plenty of comment and analysis to al-jazeera dot com. so just time for a recap of the headlines here on out there and in an unprecedented move u.s. president donald trump has designated iran's revolutionary guard a foreign terrorist organization it is the first time washington has formally labeled an olive another country's military a terrorist group iran has responded by giving the u.s.
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military the same designation this is storage that will have read the world's leading state sponsor of terror the financial means to spread misery and death around the world businesses and banks around the world now have a clear duty to ensure that companies with which they conduct financial transactions are not connected to the r g c in any material way. it also gives the u.s. government additional tools to counter iranian backed terrorism. this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one. the u.n. envoy to libya says an as strike on tripoli's main airport is a serious violation of humanitarian law flights have been halted and passengers evacuated after the attack by forces loyal to war and the fire after the strike targeted in the port on the eastern outskirts of the capital there's also been fighting at the former international airport around thirty kilometers south. one
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soldier has been killed after intervening to protect sudanese demonstrators from attacks by security forces there protesters had been staging a sit in outside the army headquarters in khartoum demanding the resignation of president bashir the talking for direct talks with the military about forming a transitional government nigeria has suspended mining in one of its northern states and has ordered all foreigners work in mining activities to leave the move comes after a surge in crime in some far states including killings and kidnappings the parliament in the united kingdom has passed a bill forcing prime minister to resign may to consult m.p.'s on any breaks a delay of the chief negotiator michele bania may in the opposition even jeremy kuhlmann to come to an agreement britain's withdrawal from the european union the two resumed cross party talks on monday to try and come to
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a coal mine it's all right stay with this small harvest is coming up in just a matter of. methamphetamines from man of flooding into countries across asia. one zero one east asks why all parties caught say to stop the mess. on al-jazeera. it's a mobile world. with colds texts and tabs to help make our lives easier. but not everyone's benefiting. yet. chan mobile phone apps be designed to help make a better world this series challenges app developers from around the world to visit
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communities who are missing out and then come up with an app that could help with being a life. this week life absence in india a country at the forefront of the id revolution and which has the world's third largest smartphone market but one in four people contrary to all right. such lives in delhi the capital of india he works in the secret site of india's high tech boom. he has a double lost as in computer cryptography making computers safe from hacking. he also believes in using digital technology to help the less fortunate. and yet oh what a brilliant. i believe george and me again will use evolution for many of. my
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questions to find on so as to help people in one living at the bottom of the economic bit of. such an belongs to a collective called mix all they use technology to help underprivileged communities . where. if their ambitions is to help india's beleaguered small scale farmers. have any name you. know we're not living. the challenge for such an is to design and life. a mobile phone app to help bring farmers a better life. in the local cafe such and his mix all colleagues brainstorm some early ideas for. your favorite the sad stories from you know farmers who saves and all that so there is definitely some
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problem on the ground which they're facing and my in benjamin not to push any technology to them but my intention is to look for a solution you know which this technology can bring because this is ubiquitous and the something which is very cheap in india why dear will any available at a very cheap and affordable places if there is something you think from a problem point of view which we can address something that could be done is going to like. that is you know sort of. well known we can deal with it oh are we going to do that in funding should i get this this is the time it is going to be and we have to start thinking and maybe of fear to vizard is something which is much more needed to validate our thoughts shashi this is. such and starts by setting up a facebook page to help research from this problem it's. the interesting leads come from the huge southern state of undress president bush.
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so such an fly south to state capital hyderabad. it's the start of the two thousand kilometer journey into rural india. just landed i did over there for hoping i really cared enough insights meeting those people on the ground what are the problems farmers are facing and what does that i.c.t. mobile technology can do for such an wants to hear small scale spawn the stories first hand so we can find ways an app can help in under seven. out of ten fallen this depends on seasonal rains decent rainfall can mean a bountiful harvest but weather patterns and climate change can mean rains of late fall fail altogether. plan this out and.
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the. local guide privy in visit mr naidu who runs the community managed sustainable agriculture project. in the four thousand villages. one day we were having a conference with the poorest of the poor reuben for us one he said there. laying. there want to. know. when you are. going anywhere near going to. well. i mean when was the last may
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do great in agriculture my. imagination you know when i was sitting in there lee was very different and the good it all can do you know it does already a big changed you know the studio day about the woman so i such and wants to meet farmers like b.j. or the woman who lost three family members revisiting jim one two very enthusiastic good team has come to mean yeah whatever so to morrow then it was a very because you are the. two hours from hyderabad is cutting nagas vigil his home village. to deal with the damage and the enzyme that he had learned to. live eternally and milo a victim and they. have fifteen men virtually including my london little my little
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did he call another. day with them and they went out on a monday and. so. those government it'll put up bob margot has been murdered her brother mother. in those kind of a mob operable in emberton in the eligible it. now that i will go both as a wartime base in this and to get those of our mother going as a little overly busy arguing with big. in going towards mr peabody i think. thirty thirty two models will be ok ok. s. are i farming stands for system of rice intensification planting young spacing white. multi crops is the growing of several kinds of crops. these new ideas save to be jaya. just tories are remarkable despite all the hardship she is
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going through she has been able to get control of her life. i want to see this fall while to grow farming to model that does remember to help her and other farmers turn around and. turned her farm around by using new methods her family had never heard about. sergeant thinking that stories like this should be heard by a much wider audience. the next day such enhanced deep into under our predation to monday karma. this is a. protected samuel's troubles include expensive fertilizes low crop prices and drought. some real story also has a positive twist he's found hope in organic farming in the land famous for its green revolution with its emphasis on fertilizers and manmade chemicals some
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mistaken advice to far more naturally. worms and insects keep the soil healthy and local organic matter feeds his crops over county school board idea you are vastly more your fire than. other areas are doing. and they are fulfilling. if. you're as example our regiment. you mean without a good year this year. yeah the gravy you're going to get it to fit. every director writer it raises. they gather you sit through an agent them did their bill graham who along with the squirrel is. i'm good because they were good challenge. suchan has discovered how farmers have improvised to deal with their problems.
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or does expect her to fix. some of those neighbors not i am not a sama sama narrow strip of land. with some whose help they realign not only on organic farming but on multi cooks planting several crops not just one like rice it's a blend of traditional farming wisdom and modern scientific knowledge like you. didn't come on me for years we've got a car if you got your liver would you care about it and if you cannot i really will take a witchy. j. sicking very. tired i am very good god just regular people take a cue the very language of a cuba i know you cannot find out i am martin gardner bob a popular guy very
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a lot of you get your barbaric we name only way. you know it how do you manage being without function we are trying to remain in go out. and get them in any group . that. would be out. of business. now and his neighbors now grow several crops all year round not just the standard old rice crop. they have more than doubled the income an extra two dollars a day each. and initiatives.
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she spreads the word using very basic technology. she's using a pictorial way of helping villagers remember new farming ideas yes i'm half. monkey man felt sorry like with the back up and up government to tell me it's not official that that will cause i don't mind i'm obviously are out of money and a lot of. fun up all the time to prove that she said quietly such personal interest i want to ask her if she is given a mobile phone. she can pay me all those forty have been telling us say do most of the boys you know they're going to be happy of all good because she has better knowledge of you know they're confident well and one of the northern
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vermont one in new york or of a cell phone no. no you do start there when i'm on a reform the model of the missing response i want tried opposition and government are these stood on top on a model out of them under one the monday mail on monday q four that are not going to mark so much on a hardline rule on their memory stand. by the monday. monday we did with egypt w.b. i was hangin in general she was saying yes if the global storytelling is part of the cultural landscape of india so such a needs to know if santos shall be happy using text. money for invited up little or no modeler down decreased or brought about i would assume mr bump but i'm just a part of the on going in modeler don't you support them votes on the night we're going to speak. jill we want to do something for them you want to bring
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something for them can i come home again yeah and sure what bank and we're. going to foster or stop it or should so he's done me a good thing and. such as heading back to hyderabad to assess everything he's learned it's becoming clear that a mobile phone app could help if you collect and disseminate stories of better farming practices like those he's been hearing about here in under pradesh i see you know all those mobile application which we are thinking of could really do something of impact if you could back is their stories in a way that they do not struggle you know learning technology instead you know being what they are good art which is you know telling their own case studies in the way they are comfortable. such an wants to play to the pharmacy strengths storytelling
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in state capital hyderabad stories travel fast people cross-pollinate ideas and experiences could form a share ideas in the same way for inspiration such as calling on the honey bee network. for twenty five years honeybee has been gathering up ideas and inventions from farmers entrepreneurs and scholars across the world. and. they help with peyton's funding and spreading ideas on the internet so such as calling on the networks nation to see how honeybee works in under a pradesh. with a pleasure sitting here because i have a lot of. the tremendous hidden knowledge in the villages are the grass roots level and they have the ability to solve the problems to
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a great extent and that's because they have a harmony with nature for lucian identified by farmer for his own problem is required by many says farmers in this country more than the word. now all of them are not so blissed like this farmer who follow this problem but if they get this technology this innovation the product all of them millions of them will slightly go at no cost. i'm so excited today after meeting to get are going to. do stories of farm wasn't really innovators as strongly as ing that i'm just dying to meet them tomorrow. so such and off to meet one of the farmers turned inventor whose ideas honeybee is backing off to a nine hour drive he meets side that button. with electricity as sporadic as the
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reins of power for irrigating farms is vital. ciders on his four hundred dollar wind. and your passport and i. like that he had no. problems with all that had that. happen in the. body. when i got here my son was because i. was not really nervous and then i was slim i really really bad idea when you go explode from the out of idea years so that i'm got that one of the. your dad actually gets on oprah i get airfare school i want to go back sort of wired to. see how they were danish and like i don't exist or danish unlike is how i did by going to. the.
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nearby. women leave beautiful saudi. in this family of farmers and leaving so to help he invented the awesome machine he wanted to save women weave is the tedium and pain of repeating a single motion nine thousand times a day just to make one sorry. for you find a very fine job when i open a much more novel can keep going to come different here for a lot of therapy in the new printer morgan hears canano. don't tell a customer in a minimal kind of cool army prepared i'm taliban deep in the final rules of science the moon you also wear them when you're on the plane. pretty cool to me but we're
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told that the housing also were down here than a long moment. just did one to bundle no one to give one hundred not given them to these on according to all of us he didn't cheat on the kid and not astonish him. such is not travelled over two thousand kilometers nothing about the innovative ways india's funds are improving there are nights he's convinced mobile phones can help people share ideas so everyone can benefit. sol who are my big buddies you know where the people will have mobile phones and connectivity so does already there whether they can afford the mobile phone that is already there what does nor there is a very simple line into defoliation for them so that they can use these gadgets
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to tell their stories share them questions. doubts anything then they are stuck. back in delhi such in steam work with volunteers who've offered to help build his story sharing life. how we can close the small by last saw each time problems off his farm was so cool to see. a picture and then click on it the idea that settling on is to use pictures and voice recordings instead of text so all weekend you know the bus system which is full bottles. and they can. and when.
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they come up with a working model the more bottle harvest up. it's an app that helps form as chess stories and ideas i am can be developed into a fully fledged smartphone app. well i wanted to show you this application then it would tell you the best but follows in india so with the help of a few leagues i may be able to do this in the us too early you know it's good we created from a weak moment of the been. back in under a pradesh suchan wants to field test his mobile harvest up. sun tosha. many to system but it doesn't matter if it will it is
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a lot. of human names that leaves out the system with it. also called the funny thing if you get it. step one the user logs into the mobile harvest up his system make a school that's getting a lot of thinking. oh it. will make better go step to record the idea. only got i got told that it wasn't a. child getting a quick and say oh good now fold up the bodyguard good against me. and i could be sick of. you going to. give me. step three select this you to bill image. step through all share your
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idea with the whole community via the app. that i got in there so you know that of angus and they don't cook up the data that's. just. the langage. so neither of us is that he gets a. chance to meet up so not so. well that system. orders sell off either well look at me any media you pull in or near this to upset is not visible in the mini it's going to change out of the chip on to me you know it's really a chip in a sound mother we're not gonna let the talent money in mississippi add to that i hadn't gotten out to the month to book a book good i didn't come not even a little bit you wouldn't want to have been done that and. so what does organic wellness make of such in small harvest up. your god.
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created you because you're not the kid could see him turn it is obvious that he put it with such and such like that using sound images you don't have to be fully literate to use it so what does mr ray do who helped plan such ins jannie think of the prototype my pleasure of having a lot of this valuable input from. little interest in your. obligation right. i think it was a really exciting opportunity and i hope you're going to launch a pilot with us then i can give you a little bit of feedback up for we're going to the point now that i've shown the app you can do it to six people and they're all in the present different stakeholders so right now i am very happy with the book which is happening with the feedback. and there's a lot of detailed feedback which i brought. on which i want to work on so from here
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i want to develop this application make it more robust and they could through the pilots those trials and make it something you know which can be adopted nationwide . so long way to go it's just the beginning of the project. as protests over welfare cuts exploded nicaragua's phone trying government launched a brutal clampdown. now after a year of deaths detentions and political suppression crisis negotiations are underway. but could the dark days of civil war still return to. people in power investigates a frontline nicaragua on al-jazeera. april on al-jazeera blogs back with more investigative journalism and in-depth stories of the world's
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third largest democracy heads to its presidential and legislative elections a documentary explores how the united states and the european union a turning a blind eye to egypt's violations of human rights a prime minister modi is seeking a second term with a campaign dominated by talk of a cash man pakistan will he succeed an exclusive look at the goals behind russia's current foreign policy explained by some of the insiders who helped shape the kremlin's ideology april on al-jazeera. egypt strongman is ruling with an ally and faced and the silence from his allies is deafening the us was perfectly happy to trade off the march for sea for security while western leaders turning a blind eye when even the citizens have fallen victim to his repression executions torture or censorship is not acceptable and you won't hear such strong words from
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let's say berlin or paris or london in cairo on al-jazeera. newsstand the differences. and the similarities of cultures across the world. al jazeera. this is zero. eleven malcolm i'm watching the news hour live from doha and it is good to have you here with us coming up in the sixty minutes and unprecedented move the u.s. formally label to iran's revolutionary guard
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a terrorist organization. forces loyal to libyan warlord how did that launch airstrikes on tripoli's only operational airport. or as it nation's at the top of the u.s. department of homeland security. and with the bags it does line only days away that you are just britain's politicians to find common ground. and i'm on president said move u.s. president donald trump has designated iran's revolutionary guards a foreign terrorist organization now this is the first time washington's taken such a step with an arm of another country's military also in jordan explains from washington d.c. . iran's islamic revolutionary guard corps i r g c one hundred
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twenty five thousand troops strong is joining sixty seven others on the u.s. is a foreign terrorist organization list the secretary of state says the i.r.g.c. is a fundamental threat to u.s. national security the masquerade as a legitimate military organization but none of us should be formed. it regularly violates the laws of armed conflict it plans organize and executes terror campaigns all around the world the i.r.g.c. is already a specially designated global terrorist organization but this is the first time the us has put a government agency on its foreign terrorist organization list the top administration says the i.r.g.c. actively destabilizes other middle eastern countries from supporting the syrian government in its civil war to helping hezbollah undermine lebanon's government to sending advisors guns and money to who the fighters in yemen the question for the trumpet ministration why do this now we're taking an entirely new approach to this
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of significant sort of sustained maximum economic pressure to deny the i.r.g.c. and the iranian regime of the revenue that it needs to conduct its foreign policy the trumpet ministration says there are other reasons to put the i.r.g.c. on the list it plots attacks on opponents and other countries and uses money from both state run and private businesses to fund its operations and give safe haven to al qaeda operatives a former u.s. official says targeting the i.r.g.c. is understandable but could backfire on the trumpet ministration iran is is not doing well. and there is significant unrest within the country you know but the ayatollah and his government can make a credible claim that that this hardship is the fault of the united states and the early reaction from town it's now declaring the u.s. military in the middle east
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a terrorist organization and the iranian foreign minister says donald trump is trying to throw tuesday's parliamentary elections in israel quote another misguided election eve gift to netanyahu another dangerous u.s. misadventure in the region u.s. officials say it's important to hold onto a cow. for its human rights abuses at home and its disruptive behavior abroad but it's not clear that other countries are going to join in with the u.s. as it steps up its efforts to isolate iran. jordan al-jazeera the state department . so these islamic revolutionary guard corps is iran's most powerful security organization it has an estimated one hundred twenty five thousand personnel between its army navy and air force units it has formed off to the one nine hundred seventy nine islamic revolution to defend the clerical regime and as a huge influence in the political system controls large sectors of iran's economy it's also in charge of the ballistic missile and nuclear programs and answers
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directly to supreme leader ayatollah ali how many it's a lead to wing is the could force which supports regional allies including syrian president bashar assad and lebanon's hizbollah lawrence korb is a former assistant secretary of defense and senior fellow at the center for american progress and joins us now from washington d.c. good to have you on the program mr korb. several of the guards entities have already been targeted with sanctions before was this just a matter of time and what kind of an impact is it likely to have. well it's most of our military leaders who are opposed to this basically because the i.r.g.c. has some very bad actors and you should sanction them but you could be drafted into the i.r.g.c. everybody all the males have to do two years of service so you're going to put
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a lot of good and evil in there we're also working with the i r g c in iraq to fight isis this is going to make it harder and i think the real goal of the trumpet ministration is to make sure we can never have another nuclear deal because they the i.r.g.c. had opposed it they said you can't trust the united states and he got out so of the next administration comes in and wants to you know get that deal correct it's going to be very hard be because to be hard to negotiate with a terrorist group i'm as you said that they are g.c.'s already been working and cooperation perhaps and certain areas are certain conflicts with not just the u.s. but other governments too so is this going to change the rules of engagement in conflict. well it could because you do have the military rules of engagement and you're right they're helping the government and in syria we've got
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troops in there you want to respect the laws of war but if you're dealing with a group that you call terrorists why should they respect the laws of war for example if they should happen to capture an american or french or one of our british british allies so no it really creates a problem that you didn't need to solve because of the fact that we've been dealing with this group you know since one thousand nine hundred seventy nine sometimes cooperating sometimes not being engaged in you know conflicts with the same saying this is quite a precarious move but why do you think the trumpet ministration has done this and particularly now well i think what they're trying to do is that basically what secretary mattis gone and secretary tilson do you got a group of people around trump who convince them this is
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a good way to get tough with the rand and of course he has always tried to be you know it's tough with the rand you know for example going against the. the nuclear deal he has and did the waivers and sanctions that he had for a lot of countries that were allowed to still get a rainy unoiled those those expired so i think what happened is they got through and said you know now's the time to really show your tof and unfortunately most americans i don't think are going to understand the nuances that we've been talking about here in terms of the laws of war and working with them to fight for example to fight isis and the so-called looking at the bigger picture what kind of a precedent does this set that says a lot of other countries now to call their arms of militaries of perhaps countries having tensions with terrorists. well you know i mean it's a very bad precedent because are you going to call the russian military terrorists
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what they've done you know for example in ukraine or the chinese military what they've done in dealing with the we girs or the philippine military given some of the horrible things that they've done with at the behest of president where so i mean i think that the whole idea we over its hundreds of years we develop the laws of war for uniform military zone as i mentioned you can be drafted into the high r j c so you've got a lot of young men actually the best in the bios go there as opposed to the regular military are you going to treat them as terrorists if you should encounter them on the battlefield or happen to capture them lawrence korb thank you very much it's been great to get your insight thank you for having me. in other news the u.n. envoy has condemned an attack on the country's main airport has done salami called
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said a serious violation of humanitarian law this after warlord holy for have to have defied calls for a truce with an air strike on airports in tripoli's eastern suburbs flights have been suspended and there's also been fighting at the former international airport which hasn't been used since it was damaged in attacks in twenty fourteen mom with the go ahead has this report from tripoli. libya's main airport. east of the city attacked by warplanes on the orders of the warlords only for have to national passenger are being evacuated. libya's old is on this sort of the capital tripoli is also under attack forces allied to the you and the government have to repeal have to reserve vance. we can't accept military rule in libya that's why we've come to tripoli to defend the city. here in the cities disused airport forces loyal to the backed government
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say that the are in full control and have to the forces have pulled back but as the clashes are still ongoing the fear is rising that civil other neighborhoods will be affected the u.n. is repeating calls for a truce it says thousands of civilians have fled the area i think the first message we need to pass united states is the full implementation of the my italian troops to allow the civilians and the wounded to be evacuated from. the city and to avoid any further military action and then a further military escalation and a return to the political negotiations and the political track. strikes were launched by both the us and backed government and have to its forces at the weekend the u.s. has. joined demands from other g seven countries for have to halt his offensive but
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analysts doubt the u.s. demand this statement is simply a statement from the secretary of state where we all are. trying to see the capital we call on how to show restraint and we'll look at the action behind this statement with you with drew all of us was all relocation of us also from tripoli to go elsewhere this does not look like an administration that is committed to the protection of searches government. libya has been divided between two competing governments for the past five years the administration in tripoli is bad by the united nations the other in the eastern city of tobruk by have turtle in them in my hands are usually really rare that the store one of the libyan armies tarsus to protect libyan constitution which guarantees and protects the nation's institutions and citizens the libyan army is moving towards tripoli with one goal which is to free it from the armed militias. have to his forces say they are fighting
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terrorists to groups in the capital but then offensive is also about money and the whole controls libya's central bank and its oil companies based in the capital. tripoli. one of. jonathan winer is a former u.s. special envoy for libya he says the country is on the brink of a civil war after half. if you're not getting military support from any country. the u.n. margaux him but he's got military support from more than one country and he's gotten financial support from russia in the form of counterfeit dinner is which given him billions of dollars euros or pounds worth of purchasing power in libya with absolutely no accountability and his use that to build corrupt patronage works when i was in my position a special envoy i met a lot with senior people in the u.a.e. they recognize then the after trying to take tripoli and to grab the country by
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conquest nothing good would come of it would be a lot of bloodshed there be a lot of chaos and libya would risk becoming more like syria who should not be anyone's interests including egypt the emirates or really anyone for the last several years general haftar has stalled every effort to get him to participate for real in diplomatic process he made commitments in paris last year which still of a flop which he fell away from seems he left paris in and put the palermo he kind of made commitments but not really. if people want to see an alternative to a return to one man rule libya they need to demonstrate that they're very serious and will support anyone who takes the country by force we're in a very dangerous country to be very clear. three u.s. military personnel and a contractor have been killed in an explosion near the main american base in
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afghanistan three others were injured nearby graham north of kabul the taliban claimed responsibility for the attack saying it was a suicide bombing. well in eastern afghanistan the taliban is under attack from myself with both sides calling in reinforcements the fighting began two weeks ago in can our province it's forced thousands of people from their homes and into makeshift camps and in neighboring province a group willing to isolate says it was behind an explosion in jalalabad it killed at least three people and injured twenty others our correspondent charlie bella says more from july. where non-god just south of where despising has broken out between taliban and isolette started about two weeks ago the initial clashes and since then the clashes a continued and a lot of people have fled we're talking about twenty thousand people that's played throughout crewe now which is just north of where i am and then down here towards jalalabad a lot of them side by foot describing whatever they could be talking exploding on them is exploiting limited bedding limited hygenic supply of food and water so
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a lot of them are in pretty bad way as far as the u.n. and i don't see a scar there actually finding it very difficult to reach these people because a lot of them are in taliban or i still held areas so it's very difficult to find saif went in to see what these people need and how they can be a safe i talked to the non-god governor a short time ago and he said that they have had teams out and have found nine hundred families that have ended up in jalalabad since this fighting have been assisting them here's what he had to say a nice and clear for the commercial hub and didn't bother bringing isis. job with an increment. the initial reports we have. nine hundred families don't care bridge a lot of words or disaster not support drove. international rules dragged through or didn't find them and had their children assistance you a traditionally nanga heart and who not just north of here had been taliban
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strongholds and i feel has bubbled up here in the last few years initially they were just disenfranchised taliban but now you're saying a new wave of recruitment a lot of young people who ideologically motivated a lot of grillo will see and they're trying to push waste right now we're at the foothills of the mountain state pakistan and they're trying to move through here one more provinces lukman the next one in kabul and that is the mission is that is why we're seeing fighting bubble up now as they try to push way and they're coming up against the taliban in the south and. there's plenty more still ahead this new daryn. just days away from the world's largest election we'll be looking at the main issues for indian voters. critics accuse the colombian president of putting at risk pushes for changes to the law governing the deal with far gravel. and one of the targets of racist abuse in football says that walking off the pitch in protest won't solve the problem.
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head of the u.s. secret service leaving his job. as one of several leadership changes at the department of homeland security the secret service provides protection for the president and other top u.s. officials as departure follows the resignation of homeland security secretary. our correspondent patty culhane is time to buy for us in washington d.c. patty there's all this turmoil in the homeland security and i want to talk about that but now we're also hearing that a court has ruled against some of some key trump immigration policies can you tell us more about that first. yeah i think the bottom line here is the president of the united states is going to be just apoplectic when he gets this news pretty much except for one exemption when it comes to his purported immigration policy on the southern border. judiciary has ruled against him the only time that any of his
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immigration policies have not been basically swatted down by the judges was the ban on flying into the u.s. from some majority muslim countries that went to the supreme court but now a california judge we know how the president hates california judges but a federal judge has said his new policy yet can't do that so basically the policy has been if you get to the united states set foot on u.s. soil it is perfectly legal for you to request asylum you're processed and then while you wait for your case to go before court you come into the united states well recently president trumpet his team said no we're not going to do that you can set foot in the u.s. apply for asylum but then you have to wait back in mexico so now a federal judge in california has said you can't do that that's unconstitutional the people who sued have to be allowed in and the judge said as of friday anyone who ask for asylum gets to stay in the united states now the backdrop of all of this is the president often says falsely that the vast majority of these people are actually afraid not really don't need asylum and that they don't show up for their
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court hearings that's not true the vast majority do show up for their hearings and try to make their case that they have credible fear of returning to their home country so again when it comes to the southern border the federal judiciary stepped in and told the president you can't do that and patty now let's go back to these resignations many of the people that have been really have resigned or been pushed out are being replaced by acting head and that's also at the top of every government dealing with immigration and the border what kind of a problem is that likely to pose. well it's going to create a huge problem because obviously these are or agencies that have cabinet secretaries for reason they have directors for a reason they set the tone the bigger question i think for some democrats the bigger concern is who is you going to replace these people with so it's been made pretty clear that the president he said himself the people he had selected he didn't think they were tough enough and the background reporting we're getting is that the president basically said to his the homeland security officials close the
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border they said we can't do that that's going to economically horrible you see continue separating families at the border take children from their parents put them in cages and they said now morally they couldn't do that but legally they couldn't do that so now the question is the people that he's going to announce to replace that are they going to be more willing to do the president's bidding well that is when we could see some sort of constitutional crisis because if they move ahead despite what a federal judge has said well then we're in uncharted territory because again throughout history federal officials they've treated some cases tried to defy the judiciary but it's very rare and it doesn't usually go well thank you very much patty cohen for us in washington d.c. we can now gets more and sights and analysis from grand glen caro the former deputy national intelligence officer for transnational threats at the cia and he joins us now by skype from newton thank you very much for coming on the program firstly what's your take on the shake up the resignations we're hearing people being pushed out and replaced well your correspondent in washington was excellence in her.
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identifying what really is i would say already a constitutional crisis to members of cabinet must be approved with the advice and consent of the senate and if not that raises an issue of separation of powers in the co-equal branches of government that is a constitutional issue is a very serious one already also nielson the now resigned fired head of homeland security opposed for weeks however hard she was in fact towards towards immigration she opposed to breaking the law which trump by all media accounts ordered her to do which was the simply keep people out not allow them to declare asylum separate children from their parents cetera and she fused for a long time now with her gone for a five per deputy's gone acting people in place in the chief of staff to the
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president the to secretary of the interior of the department of homeland security department defense this could service which are the president and on and on you'll have a president that is not bound by people who try to uphold their their obligations as members of cabinet sworn to uphold the constitution i would say we are in a constitutional crisis that we have been saying all these departments have to do are related to the security of the country are the president's security or immigration national security in general was there an issue with what was happening secure with the country's security for that to justify these changes. well i can speak directly to the issue of security from transnational threats however we define them whether it's a meteor of them might come and blow up civilization on earth or a terrorist and everything in between and the intelligence community the state
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department and the partner home security has looked very closely for many years at the threat from the southern border and cross in the border illegally or he legally by terrorists or people who pose a danger and in fact the answer is that there is really no particular danger they have not been of the millions of people who have crossed the southern border of the united states i think one not even one terrorist so that issue is simply false now trump as we know start his campaign by calling less akin animals and rapists and that's fundamentally his motivation there is no transnational threat whatsoever and of course anyone would know that mexicans are not rapists and animals so given that we're seeing where the changes we're seeing in all these departments and tromp hand-picking replacement's what kind of changes are you expecting to see and policy and how involved are dust senate the senate have any power in countering this well as senate does have power if it would exercise it but
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the senate is controlled by the republicans and you have to find a use fifty or sixty searchlights to find possibly one republican who might challenge trump on anything they have all been frankly craven and found in their political interest to go along with the presidents who undermines our norms certainly but also aggressively our laws and system of government so the senate could act but has not and apparently will not so long as it is controlled by the republican party and then karl great to speak to you thank you so much for ya. the british parliament has approved legislation to force the prime minister to delay brax it to avoid a no deal exit on friday the bill gives politicians the chance to make legally
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binding changes to the departure date from the european union it's just been given approval by the queen so he's amazed government has resumed talks with the opposition to try and end the stalemate but the opposition leader jeremy corbin says the prime minister is refusing to compromise has the latest from westminster. talks to continue between the conservative government of the labor opposition to try and find some way the two sides can agree on a way forward with the regs it is but the opposition leader jeremy corbyn has not been particularly forthcoming more confident about how those talks are progressing the problem is that the government doesn't seem to be moving off the original red lines i've put the case forward for the customs union with the european union for market access and particularly for protection of rights to consumers environment and those that work and those have to be dynamic and guaranteed in the future so
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far we haven't have those undertakings but on tuesday to resume a meets the german chancellor and the french president and other european leaders on wednesday and she needs to give them some sort of reason why they should grant the united kingdom an extension to bragg's it and to resume is hoping to be able to say look i'm getting forward with these talks with the labor party we hope we can come to some sort of agreement although the indications so far from the labor party as we've heard are that those talks are not going that well but to resume a needs to give something to those european leaders so they can give her the extension that she wants. and there's plenty more still ahead on logic there as well he keep his job israelis go to the polls and just a few hours in a tight race between benjamin netanyahu and his main challenger. protestors in south africa take their call for social justice to one of the country's riches suburbs. and they so while failing at surfing didn't get the equal pay peter will
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be here with the details. hello hail the size of golf balls even cricket balls feminists and texas yesterday it's an overnight period now where the other southern states could see something similar as this system slowly declines on its way east was all take us through to choose day morning and that's the set up potentially still sundry over georgia and also florida everything else is quiet and in this cold air still encounter it isn't snow here and still on the higher ground so from washington towards why i mean i know how you get some more snow and actual fact we've not seen the end of significant precipitation although wintry nature not snow think it stretches across south dakota even touching nebraska even down towards chicago about how we get to
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wednesday it's too warm to stick but it will be briefly a reminder that winter is not far behind us active weather from florida the vote has seen goes across western cuba that was mexico billie's possible salvador and guatemala this particular on tuesday a little bit less so when once that system is moving eastwards through honduras and significant shall seem quite likely in cuba and the bahamas and if you're lucky late in the day even jamaica mostly no further east in the caribbean it's too quiet calm and buffy. we live in a time of war and tragedy it's crimes against humanity. activist repression. enforced disappearance arbitrary arrests. extrajudicial executions brutal torture the list goes on.
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who investigations who judges the criminals. who compensates the victims the international conference on national regional and international mechanisms to combat in kenya and ensure accountability under international law. organized by the national human rights committee. united nations human rights office of the high commissioner. european parliament's. and global alliance of national human rights institutions.
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watching al-jazeera and his reminder for top stories this hour the u.s. has added iran's revolutionary guard to its so-called terrorist list it's the first time washington's attached the country's armed forces. by giving the u.s. military the same destination. libya's main and only functioning airports in tripoli is shut down after trying to buy water our forces the u.n. says thousands of people are fleeing the capital where the u.n. backed government is based. and about twenty thousand civilians have been displaced by the fighting between the taliban and i saw in eastern afghanistan the fighting in konar province began two weeks ago. so israelis will begin voting in just a few hours to decide of benjamin netanyahu wins another term as prime minister his main challenger benny gantz is just ahead in the polls are
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a force that has this report from west jerusalem on the campaign strategies and the promises made by the candidates. on the last day of campaigning benjamin netanyahu turned to a familiar closing argument the mortal danger facing his likud party's right wing government. the hour is very late at the moment we are behind a few seats are leading the only way to close the gap and i'm sure with certainty about the could will form the next government is to have a big list could bring all the people there's a new says israel needs him but only he could have won victories such as last month's u.s. indorsement it is really sovereignty over the occupied golan heights. he's also made a last minute promise to impose. sovereignty over in other words an exterior israel to every illegal settlement in the occupied west bank all but killing off any still lingering hopes of a two state solution. he's gone back on similar pre-election pledges before so this time does he mean it seems like this is a and election ploy but. we're in uncharted territory in this election with the
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indictments. likely to come soon after the election it's possible that in the coalition negotiations afterwards he may be held to those calls by far the right wing party the attorney general's decision to indict the prime minister pending hearings on three corruption cases has had little impact on opinion polls but ultra right nationalists could seek a high price for supporting a prime minister who wants to stay in office while fighting a criminal case a price such as settlement annexation his main opponent wants to make such questions academic by beating netanyahu at the ballot box benny gantz made his own final appeal for votes on monday. we're going to serve them the voters from the right and the left and all the citizens of israel we are going to win this. the former army chief has been attacking netanyahu on security policy criticizing his attempts to pacify the crisis in gaza by making deals with hamas. guns supports the
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drug decision on the occupied golan heights but he has denounced netanyahu settlement annexation plan as irresponsible in the midst of an election campaign his own blue and white party advocates the continued israeli military presence in the occupied west bank itself a red line for palestinian leaders along with preserving large illegal settlements at the same time the party argues for a regionally and globally supported peace agreement without specifically endorsing a two state solution but there is more to this election than its main players netanyahu and dance there are thirty nine parties taking part with several harboring just above or just below the three point two five percent share of the vote required for a place in the israeli parliament the knesset that means a relatively small number of votes could radically reshape the policies and the makeup of israel's next government israeli soldiers have been among the first to vote but their ballots will be among the last to be counted not jus in until thursday this election is so finely poised that everyone might have to wait until
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then for a clear cut final result are a force that al-jazeera westerners. and u.s. ruling party has announced its political manifesto just days before the start of the world's largest election let me j.p.s. promising improve national security and social programs all doing more to fight corruption and it's also targeting women voters the promises of what it called female empowerment prime minister narendra modi is seeking reelection but faces opposition from raul gandhi off the congress party. so let's take a look at some of the key issues ahead of polls opening on thursday unemployment is a major concern with india suffering its worst traits in nearly half a century there more than one billion people in the country and about half of them are under twenty five and out of work the needs of india's farmers are also a priority. about a quarter of the population works in agriculture with many suffering from low crops
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and mounting debts hate crimes are likely to be other issue there been a more attacks against religious minorities and marginalized communities since the last election and then there's questions about regional security tensions between india neighboring pakistan spiked after a bomb attack in indian administered kashmir and february our correspondents are here raman has this report from new delhi. for decades india had only the coalition governments. but in twenty fourteen the populous leader of the party or the b j p so up to victory with an absolute majority his government promised to ease poverty improve the economy and rid india of corruption. but he's been seen by many as favoring the hindu majority population and that's led to political tensions and violence although it is the second largest exporter of beef or the world council federated by had these vigilante attacks against people who
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believe have left many. are the source of conflict is our youth it's a religious site played by both hindus and muslims but has been fought over for decades india's supreme court has to be the un human rights chief is what do you delhi its actions are big vaulted. the b.g.p. is demanding that by dorothy's many lives prove the indian or face deportation to bangladesh the government has two strategies one of course was a government development but other was communism no major conflict well there's a right but small incidences of rights are on the agenda and that's what they have been doing for years and this has in store fear in the minority community of the economy the government was criticized after it took high value five hundred pounds of repeat banknotes out of circulation. sixty it had a devastating effect did rule areas which rely on cash not plastic even in towns
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and cities there were long queues at banks that direction has created is very clear that it has. informal sector and it is also a rural business in a big way and the my being in the cities they had to go back they lost the their jobs so there's a lot of risk there in the economy. the indian national congress party and its allies that formed the united progressive alliance are trying to claw back power it's led by forty eight year old rahul gandhi who is promising to bring india the prosperity and development it wants regional allies and smaller state based parties can make or break a government the banditry is the leader of the old india trinamool congress in west bengal and mayawati leads bahujan samaj party in her pradesh standing on independent platforms but may well become kingmakers in any coalition government
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there is a possibility that parties. water and or border sides. as the common sense board at the moment that none of them. so they will need. a government and that you may have made it is not a party that's going make us. in recent weeks national security has been at the forefront of the political debates in february and i tackled paramilitary forces and paul walker it didn't administered kashmir killed forty indian troops the pakistan based rebel group claimed responsibility it be as military attacked its bases in pakistan administered. a response that brought the to clear our neighbors close to another all out conflict all added to political divisions in the run up to india's seventeenth general election so he'll rob al jazeera new delhi. colombia's president is facing a battle in congress over changes he wants to make peace legislation critics say
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even duke is trying to alter a deal agreed with fark rebels in twenty sixteen the move has triggered protests in a number of cities and we can now go live to the edge he joins us from so alessandro i understand that there these changes proposed changes are being debated what's the latest. yes you are now or through or almost three hours into this very important decisive debate there on the future implementation of the fisa court here in colombia and what shaping up in congress is a majority against the veto issued by president iran ducasse so this is a starting to look like in a major defeat for the government who has been insisting on changing the core does this by the fact this has already. a congress through the senate here and also has been ratified by the constitutional court true of the main centrist party unity
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party and the so-called radical change party that usually votes with the government coalition have they say that they're going to vote against them in this case their position is that this is that the date that the country has already gone through and it's time to move forward and not look backwards now is set in these changes are defeated in these in these debates is the president likely to pursue trying to make these changes tell or does is there no week or sit and stare. well president said that if indeed he loses this vote he will ratify this law governing the peace tribunals this is the transitional justice system that was set up by the peace accord to investigate the worst crimes that happened during the conflict here in colombia on all sides of this conflict which worries politicians
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in the country because it's expected to bring to the surface the truth about what happened again on all sides crimes committed by the rebels and committed by right wing paramilitary forces that are seen as close to some of the right wing parties that are in power now and in colombia and now that said even if the president said you will ratify this law if you speak to the politicians who are close to him the most radical ones they're saying that even if they do stay the night they're just losing a battle that that the war against this accord which they think is wrong for the country will continue thank you very much alexandre got the for us. russia and turkey will start joint patrols to secure the syrian province of idlib and there are and it is the last rebel stronghold in the country the deal was announced during a visit by turkey's president moscow the two countries reiterated their
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determination to go ahead with a controversial defense steal stuff that has the details from moscow thank you it was their third meeting in three months put in and wretched editor one stressed how strong their relationship has become the turkish president travel to moscow with a large business delegation but it was one deal that dominated the meeting his controversial purchase of russia's s four hundred state of the on missile defense system just a week ago u.s. vice president mike pence wanted that turkey could lose its nato membership if it goes ahead with the deal meanwhile in return the u.s. has suspended turkey's purchase of f. thirty five fighter jets the u.s. has been fiercely against the deal because it says the as four hundred system which is one of the world's most powerful in a defensive systems could be a threat at a one reassured the russians there's no need to worry see that. we have already
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created this four hundred roadmap the mistery steps down everything is finished if after that someone comes up with recommendations to advantage that and won't recognize our opinion if we have already signed an agreement of course we will continue to move forward this is our sovereign right. both leaders spoke at length about syria and announce a new approach to control violence in the. armed groups like. russia recently complained that turkey had failed to live up to its promise that it would control rebel groups in the province as agreed in sochi last year. we are in principle getting a joint patrol to have a patrol from two sides we haven't managed to create a monitoring center yet but i'm sure we will do it yes the movement in this direction isn't going as fast as we'd wished but there is movement and as i said before in my statement all the terrorist centers must be liquidated and that's what
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we were aiming for putting an ad on have found an ally in each other in their determination to stand up to the united states but on other major issues like the long term solution for syria still some significant differences step fastened al-jazeera moscow. protesters in south africa have marched for better living conditions and public services there are threatening to shut down the suburb of sandton that's one of the richest in the country from it about or has more from johannesburg. it's a small group of protesters but they're making their way to santa and the financial hub of. symbolic march at this point that they've managed to stop traffic bringing some disruption to the scenario and that's very much the point these protesters want to make our. way should they look when. it over two cities just bordering the culture is sensible again the financial but.
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especially compared to how people in alexandria. the protesters have arrived at municipal offices where they want to hand over a memorandum outlining their grievances people here say this is about the way in which they live in oleksandr they're complaining about a lack of policing illegal settlements coming up not having enough space for the people living there and also the lack of service delivery with its water or electricity all over basic minister pull services they say they're not getting those looking structures they are affecting our properties they are afflicted and our infrastructure our strategy is it's flowing in the township the electricity we have a. low shading riled is normal low shading so they try to experience it daily people here say they want action from the local government now the african national congress has denied allegations by the opposition party the democratic alliance
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that the agencies behind these protests that they are instigating violence it's very much what we saw in the last few days when these protests took place in alexandria township essentially for the people here this is becoming about a fight between two parties which have the power to make a difference they say but at the end of the day nothing is being done no senior political leaders have visited alexandra yet we understand that the premier of the how to province and potentially president up also will the list visit alexandra but that hasn't happened yet and this is adding to the anger felt by the people here. saddam's defense minister says he won't allow a breakdown in security as protesters continue as set an outside the president's compound for a third day earlier soldiers killed the security forces attempted to break up the
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demonstration in the capital khartoum protesters are calling for direct talks with sudan's army to oust omar bashir and form a transitional government elise. twelve people have been killed since saturday in the largest demonstrations since the protests began in december. now hollywood actress felicity huffman is one of fourteen people who have agreed to plead guilty to using bribery to get their children into prison to just universities in the u.s. prosecutors have recommended a prison term of four to ten months for hoffman she's also agreed to pay a twenty thousand dollars fine dozens of wealthy parents are accused of involvement in the scheme which saw exams rigged and coaches bribes in return for college entry new zealand's privacy commissioner says facebook is run by and in its words morally bankrupt pathological liars john edwards lashed out at the social media giant after gunmen used to live stream last month mosque attacks and the city of christchurch
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he wants governments to force internet giants to do more to stop atrocities being broadcast online all facebook chief mark zuckerberg though has said bad people are to blame and not bad technology. from his comments pretty disingenuous actually i mean particularly if he said something like you know the bad actors will go out of your way to avoid the systems that we've got a place but actually didn't have any systems. to detect the difference in christchurch and you know maybe delay on live streaming would be a good thing as an interim measure until they control happy ready are maybe they just need to turn it off i mean it is technology that is capable of causing great. internet consultant dominic mr and dina says policing the web and data sharing need closer attention. there is validity to the underlying argument which is it is facebook doing enough to battle fake news privacy and help their users i'm never
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one to go for name calling or a morally corrupt because it detracts from the argument the argument is what specifically are they doing and then doing there have a lot of actions they're taking that are not necessarily helping their public facing they are not necessarily leading to trust within the public arena and they're not being transparent i think we aren't doing enough and we should be if that specifically is a solution i don't think we have enough. data and traction on to the hood yet but i do think we need to be taking much further action because it's not just the australian solution you also have the question of overall policing you have the question of educating the public on what they share it's not going away though the challenge i think is twofold that number one you need to have a solution to make the platform buyable and number two they have a p.r. problem now because it's resorted to the point. of people name calling so to speak
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it doesn't help the public image and if it's not facebook the public schools simply run to another platform snapshot pinterest is going public the other platforms with this motivation. and fell head on to their crossfire fails to come to the rescue of the family like a goalkeeper in mexico peter i have the details in sports. with. with.
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thank you very much madge is the city's right him sterling says walking off the
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pitch will not solve the problem of racist abuse in football just weeks after he was abused playing for england sterling was speaking ahead of city's champions league quarter final against tottenham whose player danny rose says he can't wait to quit football because of racist abuse a spate of incidents have occurred in matches across europe of late it's led to the idea of players walking off in protest but sterling says he'd rather stay on the pitch and score. my mom taught me how to love myself and how to love my my skin color not to be content with my skin color i wouldn't personally agree with it because i think that in. trying darwin the game if it's going well in a moment after you know what i mean more trying to get it down you know and if you do walk of the pitch as a group makes the wind so you know to score a goal to win a much affinity even a feeling that beats them well the quarter final first leg on tuesday sees tottenham host city in london's in their first quarter final since they lost the
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real madrid eight years ago they are also the underdogs but can take hope from the fact that city were knocked out at this stage last year by another english out that liverpool and speaking of the reds they welcome f.c. porto and field but it will be porter five nil in the champions league last year but not taking anything for granted despite being on a run of form that has put them on top of the premier league standings beyond five euros that's how it is in training you can see that we are really in again and a good moment but other teams as well so we are playing for a lot and we will see tomorrow night pardew really wants to go through and. good so it will be a tough one but that's all how it should be. in two thousand and two the world watched and admire as brazilian forward ronald demeo looks up the world cup and help his country lift the trophy now his son is getting ready for professional
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football the fourteen year old german days signed a six year contract with cruzeiro in brazil impress the club in a trial without revealing to them father is. the trump administration has cancelled an agreement with cuba to allow its baseball players to sign for major league teams in the u.s. without defecting from their homeland the deal negotiated under former president obama would have allowed a number of players to compete in the n.l. b. and bring their families to the u.s. but returned to cuba in the offseason white house has now declared the deal illegal been coach of the french national rugby union team is generally stable job only one coaches have been sacked and it is now turned out to have cost the french federation one point one million dollars that's how much or labor tribunal has ordered them to pay this man the novice in compensation for wrongful dismissal he lost half of his forty matches in charge before being fired in december twenty
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seventh seen it comes as the french are holding a referendum to decide if they can appoint a foreign coach for the first time ever. the golden state warriors have taken the western conference as top seed for the n.b.a. playoffs with a win in their final regular season game steph curry scored twenty seven points as the worry is big the l.a. clippers one hundred thirty one one hundred four which they fit in a row and they did wearing throwback to these honoring the two thousand and seven team that made the playoffs off to a twelve year drought. the brooklyn nets also into the playoffs having clinched their first post-season berth since twenty fifteen by beating the indiana pacers one hundred eight ninety six the playoffs begin next saturday. now in australia round one of the world surf league has seen men and women competitors receive the same prize money for the first time the season opening events was on australia's gold coast it was brazil's ferrera who
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took first place in the men's tournament with some great moves on the waves and some pretty wild celebrations too. as for the women it was seventeen year old caroline marks from the united states who finished up she's the youngest surfer on the world tour and thanks to a decision taken by the surfing lead back in september maiden victory earned one hundred thousand dollars. now it's not easy being a goalkeeper on the football team whenever the opposition score a goal you can pretty much be guaranteed the blame but this keeper probably thought some law could come its way when the penalty taker hit the crossbar only for this to happen oh boy it was an under seventeen match in mexico and no surprise then that the keeper's team would go on to lose the penalty shoot out to someone who started out as a goalkeeper myself i can relate to this one hundred percent. ok
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that's all we have for not stay tuned for more sport again later. and that's it for this program but there are a member you can always get more news more sports and more features on our web site that's at al-jazeera dot com well that's it for this news hour but don't go away i will be back in just a moment where more of the tastiness. a city defined by military occupation there's never been an arab state here at the capital of jerusalem everyone is welcome but this depôt structure that maintains the can only project that's what we refuse it was one of the founders of the
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settlement with this and the story of jerusalem through the eyes of its own people segregation occupation discrimination injustice this is apartheid in the twenty first century jerusalem a rock and a hard place on al-jazeera the biggest democracy in the world is going to the polls in an election process that will last for over a month and with over nine hundred million eligible to vote india is about to choose its new government how will the controversies of the citizenship bill announcing tensions with pakistan influence the vote. join us as we assess all phases of the election as india decides its path india votes twenty nine t. on al-jazeera. this week libya's wealth has pitted east against west we take a look at the. most important economic region of
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white international investors the president of bodie with india's election. on al-jazeera. and for you. in an unprecedented move the u.s. formally labels iran's revolutionary guard a terrorist organization. hello and welcome debate opponent or watching out is there live. coming up.
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over the killing of washington post journalist jamal khashoggi. forces loyal to libyan war started launching air strikes on tripoli's only operational airports. with the braggs a deadline only days away they are just britons politicians to find common ground. and on president to move the u.s. president has designated iran's revolutionary guard to a foreign terrorist organization it is the first time that washington's taken such a step with the arm and arm of another country's military our correspondent in jordan has more from washington d.c. . iran's islamic revolutionary guard corps i r g c one hundred twenty five thousand troops strong is joining sixty seven others on the us
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is a foreign terrorist organization list the secretary of state says the i.r.g.c. is a fundamental threat to u.s. national security the r.g.c. masquerade as a legitimate military organization but none of us should be fooled. it regularly violates the laws of armed conflict it plans organize and executes terror campaigns all around the world the i.r.g.c. is already a specially designated global terrorist organization but this is the first time the us has put a government agency on its foreign terrorist organization list the top administration says the i.r.g.c. actively destabilizes other middle eastern countries from supporting the syrian government in its civil war to helping hezbollah undermine lebanon's government to sending advisors guns and money to who the fighters in yemen the question for the trumpet ministration why do this now we're taking an entirely new approach to this of significant sort of sustained maximum economic pressure to deny the i.r.g.c.
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and the iranian regime of the revenue that it needs to conduct its foreign policy the trumpet ministration says there are other reasons to put the i.r.g.c. on the list it plots attacks on opponents and other countries and uses money from both state run and private businesses to fund its operations and give safe haven to al qaeda operatives a former u.s. official says targeting the i.r.g.c. is understandable but could backfire on the trumpet ministration iran is is not doing well. and there is significant unrest within the country you know but the ayatollah and his government can make a credible claim that that this hardship is the fault of the united states and the early reaction from town it's now declaring the u.s. military in the middle east a terrorist organization and the iranian foreign minister says donald trump is
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trying to throw tuesday's parliamentary elections in israel quote another misguided election eve gift to netanyahu another dangerous u.s. misadventure in the region u.s. officials say it's important to hold onto a key. for its human rights abuses at home and its disruptive behavior abroad but it's not clear that other countries are going to join in with the u.s. as it steps up its efforts to isolate iran jordan al-jazeera the state department ok let's put this in context for you the. guard corps is iran's most powerful security organization it has an estimated one hundred twenty five thousand personnel between its army navy and air force units it was formed after the one nine hundred seventy nine islamic revolution to defend the clerical regime it has a huge influence in the political system and controls large sectors of iran's economy it's also in charge of the ballistic missile and nuclear programs and on says directly to the supreme leader ayatollah ali how many it's
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a lead to wing it is the could force which supports regional allies this includes syrian president bashar al assad and lebanon's hezbollah. lawrence korb is a former assistant secretary of defense and a senior fellow at the center for american progress and he says many will see the move by the trumpet ministration that's unnecessary. most of our military leaders were opposed to this basically because the i.r.g.c. has some very bad actors and you should sanction them but you can be drafted into the i.r.g.c. everybody all the males have to do two years of service so you're going to put a lot of good people in there we're also working with the i r g c in iraq to fight isis this is going to make it harder and i think the real goal of the trumpet ministration is to make sure we can never have another nuclear deal because they the i r g c had opposed that they said you can't trust the united states and he got
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out so of the next administration comes in and wants to you know get that deal correct it's going to be very hard be because it be hard to negotiate with a terrorist group you do have the military rules of engagement you're right there helping the government and in syria we've got troops in there and you want to respect the laws of war but if you're dealing with a group that you call terrorists why should they respect the laws of war for example if they should happen to capture an american or french or one of our british british allies so no it really creates a problem that you didn't need to solve because of the fact that we've been dealing with this group you know since one thousand nine hundred seventy nine sometimes cooperating sometimes not being engaged in you know conflicts with. the u.s.
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state department is blocking sixteen saudi citizens from entering the country over the murder of the saudi journalist jamal khashoggi they include sadhaka tani he's accused of masterminding the shonky skilling on the orders of the crown prince mohammed bin solomon let's get more on this from apache call hanna now joins us from washington d.c. so patty what other details do you have for us. well the details are that the state department just e-mailed out this list printed out these are the people now who basically the state department says are facing sanctions in the sense that they can no longer fly the united states nor can their immediate family members one thing they didn't mention but we all remember it is this press release from the department of treasury in november same exact people same name same spelling same order and back in november they were told under the magnitsky act because of their involvement in the killing their suspected involvement in the killing of jamal khashoggi the washington post columnist that not only could they not enter the country but that any asset they had the united states would be frozen so the state
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department trying to send the message to a congress that has grown increasingly concerned about the trump administration's response to the killing of this journalist was living in the united states state department sent out a message that they're going to be sanctioned these people they're going to say that in their families they can't come into the country leaving out the part of the they already couldn't come into the country thank you very much patty cocaine for us and or d.c. . now the un's libya and boyd has condemned an attack on the country's main airport and salami calls it a serious violation of humanitarian law after a warlord holy father after defying calls for a truce with an airstrike in mighty the airport in tripoli's eastern suburbs flights have been suspended and there's also been fighting at the former international airport which hasn't been used since it was damaged in attacks in twenty fourteen more that delaware had has this report from tripoli.
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libya's main airport. in the east of the city attacked by warplanes on the orders of the warlords only for have to be national passengers being evacuated. libya's old is on this sort of an edge of the capital tripoli is also under attack forces allied to the you and the government have to repeal have to vance. we can't accept military rule in libya that's why we've come to tripoli to defend the city. here in the cities disused airport forces loyal to the government say that the are in full control and have to the forces have pulled back but as the clashes are still ongoing the fear is rising that civil other neighborhoods will be affected. the u.n. is repeating calls for a truce it says thousands of civilians have fled the area i think the first message
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we need to pass united states is the full implementation of the my italian troops to allow the civilians and the wounded to be evacuated from. the city and to avoid any further military action and then a further military escalation and the return to the political negotiations and the political track. strikes were launched by both the us and backed government and have to those forces at the weekend the u.s. has joined demands. from other g. seven countries for hastert to halt his offensive but analysts doubt the u.s. demand this statement is simply a statement from the secretary of state where we. try to see the capital we call on how to show restraint and when you look at the action behind this statement we see withdrew all of us was already location of us also from tripoli to go elsewhere this does not look like an administration that is committed to the
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protection of searches government. libya has been divided between two competing governments for the past five years the administration in tripoli is bad by the united nations the other in the eastern city of tobruk by have turtle in them in my hands are usually really rare that the store one of the libyan armies tarsus to protect libyan constitution which guarantees and protects the nation's institutions and the citizens the libyan army is moving towards tripoli with one goal which is to free it from the armed militias. have to his forces say they are fighting terrorists to groups in the capital but then offensive is also about money and the whole controls libya's central bank and its oil companies based in the capital. tripoli. jonathan winer is a former u.s. special envoy for libya and he says the country is on the brink of a civil war after half tyrus military. if you're not getting military support from
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any country. the u.n. margaux him but he's got a military support for more than one country and he's gotten financial support from russia in the form of counterfeit dinner is which given him billions of dollars euros or pounds worth of purchasing power in libya with absolutely accountability and his use that built corrupt patronage networks when i was in my position a special envoy i met a lot with senior people in the u.a.e. they recognize then the after trying to take tripoli and to grab the country by conquest nothing good would come of it there'd be a lot of bloodshed there be a lot of chaos and libya would risk becoming more like syria which should not be anyone's interests including egypt the emirates or really anyone for the last several years general have to or has stalled every effort to get him to participate for real in diplomatic processes he made commitments in paris last year which fell
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of a flood which he fell away from assumes he left paris in input the palermo he kind of made commitments but not really. if people want to see an alternative to a return to one man rule libya they need to demonstrate that they're very serious and will not support anyone who takes the country by force we're in a very dangerous moment countries need to be very clear. and still ahead on to their wealthy capers job israelis go to the polls and just a few hours in a tight race between benjamin netanyahu and his main challenger. and critics accuse the colombian president of putting peace at risk this after a pushes for changes to the law governing the deal with park rebels.
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and there are a few showers showing themselves in the satellite picture spreading out from vietnam into southern china but these are sort of irrelevant the proper rain is developing once again further north from shanghai along the yangtze those warts sure do now that system is quite active and spread fairly quickly eastwards towards japan on tuesday night and it will spread some of the largest some of the rain further south in china it will tend to die as i think in hong kong for example they will stay dry but it will hon the showers or even the rain not far away it's not from a spring rain set again yet but it's certainly more of an indication that we've got a bit of activity in west papua once more huge amounts of rain but generally speaking the showers a pretty well spread nurser the philippines through born here and back towards sumatra even trying to show themselves up as far north as bangkok which is not drying quite area the moment majority cloud in the forecast is for the south of singapore in k.l. could get a shower or two mostly we're talking about sumatra still going to be involved
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jakarta and a good part of sort of ways in borneo but still most places are drawing not to where it is now the season to watch not just rising temperatures but pretty big thunderstorms rolling through northern india and bangladesh repeatable daily. sponsored. a city defined by military occupation business in the arab state with the capital of jerusalem everyone is welcome but the. only. one of the. settlement and the story of jerusalem through the eyes of its own people. discrimination injustice this is in the twenty first century jerusalem a rock and a hard place on al-jazeera. watching
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all ages their ideas are mind of our main stories this hour the u.s. has added iran's revolutionary guard to so-called terror lives the first time washington's attach a label to another country's armed forces iran just wanted by giving the u.s. military the same to. the u.s. for sixteen saudi citizens from entering the country for the murder of journalist. they include the mastermind. who said to have carried out the killing on orders from crown prince mohammed bin. and libya's main the only functioning airport in tripoli has shut down after airstrikes by warlord. forces the u.n. says thousands of people are fleeing the capital where the u.n.
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back government is based. and so does defense minister says he won't allow a breakdown in security as protesters continue a sit in outside the president's compound for a third day earlier a soldier was killed as security forces attempted to break up the demonstration in the capital card. protesters are calling for direct talks with sudan's army to oust omar al bashir and form a transitional government at least twelve people have been killed since saturday and the largest demonstrations since the protests began in december. as i'm a binge of it has more. the moment soldiers step in to stop police and security forces turning on anti-government protesters it happened as the protests outside the military headquarters in khartoum entered its third day medical sources say at least one soldier died in the clash. earlier warning shots and tear gas was used to disperse crowds who are calling for an end to president to model the shoes rule activists say soldiers intervened to protect protesters from the police.
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and ran with three will have to side with voting. and aid and abet the correct. that's a possibility or they will tough to. take a stand and least. try to boss for the president to resign the same way as happened in all of you i. in videos uploaded to the internet the crowd swelled up tonight saddam's been in a state of emergency since february after a government crackdown failed to stop the demonstrations president bashir acknowledges protesters demands and has stepped down as the head of the ruling party but he's also met military leaders and his defense council has voted against allowing any unrest the government insists change can come through the ballot box but the people on the street want change now on monday some security vehicles are overrun by protest as the soldiers mingled in the crowds as the army has so far
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tried to keep its distance from politics what started as anger against prices and the distance and on the political turns. the call to organize protests at the army headquarters coincided with the thirty fourth anniversary of the one nine hundred eighty five uprising president john farley mary's government was toppled then and the military later handed over power to an elected government not government for the overthrown by president bashir was to be activist. on social media at least are hoping for a similar intervention some job of their. release will begin voting in just a few hours to decide if benjamin netanyahu went to another term as prime minister as a challenger benny gantz is just ahead in the polls arafat's had reports from west jerusalem on the campaign strategies and the promises made by the candidates. on
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the last day of campaigning benjamin netanyahu turned to a familiar closing argument the mortal danger facing his likud party's right wing government. will be our is very late at the moment we are behind a few seats are leading the only way to close the gap and ensure with certainty about the could will form the next government that have a big we could bring all the people. who says israel needs him but only he could have won victories such as last month's u.s. endorsement that israeli sovereignty over the occupied golan heights. he's also made a last minute promise to impose sovereignty over in other words an exterior israel to every illegal settlement in the occupied west bank all but killing off any still lingering hopes of a two state solution. he's gone back on similar pre-election pledges before so this time does he mean it seems like this is a election ploy but. we're in uncharted territory in this election with the indictments likely to come soon after the election it's possible that in the
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coalition to go afterwards he may be held to to those calls by saw the right wing party the attorney general's decision to indict the prime minister pending hearings on three corruption cases has had little impact on opinion polls but ultra right nationalists could seek a high price for supporting a prime minister who wants to stay in office while fighting a criminal case a price such as settlement annexation his main opponent wants to make such questions academic by beating netanyahu at the ballot box benny gantz made his own final appeal for votes on monday. we're going to serve them the voters from the right and the left and all the citizens of israel we are going to win this. the former army chief has been attacking netanyahu on security policy criticizing his attempts to pacify the crisis in gaza by making deals with hamas. against supports the trump decision on the occupied golan heights but he has denounced netanyahu settlement annexation plan as irresponsible in the midst of an election campaign
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his own blue and white party advocates the continued israeli military presence in the occupied west bank itself a red line for palestinian leaders along with preserving large illegal settlements at the same time the party argues for a regionally and globally supported peace agreement without specifically endorsing a two state solution but there is more to this election than its main players netanyahu and dance there are thirty nine parties taking part with several harboring just above or just below the three point two five percent share of the vote required for a place in the israeli parliament the knesset that means a relatively small number of votes could radically reshape the policies and the makeup of israel's next government israeli soldiers have been among the first to vote but their ballots will be among the last to be counted not jus in until thursday this election is so finely poised that everyone might have to wait until then for a clear cut final result are a force that al-jazeera westerners. the head of the u.s.
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secret service is leaving his job randolph allison is one of several leadership changes at the department of homeland security the secret service provides protection for the president and other top u.s. officials alice departure follows the resignation of homeland security secretary cares to nelson. three u.s. military personnel and a contractor had been killed in an explosion near the main american base in afghanistan three others were also injured nearby graham that's north of kabul the taliban claimed responsibility for the attack saying it was a suicide bombing. and in eastern afghanistan the taliban is under attack from myself with both sides calling in reinforcements the fighting began two weeks ago in can our province that's forced thousands of people from their homes and into makeshift camps and in neighboring province a group linked to eisele says it was behind an explosion in jalalabad it killed at least three people and injured twenty others charlie bell as has the details from
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jalalabad. where non-god just south of where despising has broken out between taliban and isolette started about two weeks ago the initial clashes and since then the clashes a continued and a lot of people have fled we're talking about twenty thousand people that's played throughout korea now which is just north of where i am and then down here towards jalalabad a lot of them side by foot describing whatever they could be talking exploiting them is exploiting limited bedding limited hygenic supply of food and water so a lot of them are in some pretty bad way as far as the u.n. and i don't see skaar there actually finding it very difficult to reach these people because a lot of them are in taliban or i still held areas so it's very difficult to find saif went in to see what these people need and how they can be a safe i talked to the non-god governor a short time ago and he said that they have had tames out and have found nine hundred families that have ended up in jalalabad since this fighting have been assisting them here's what he had to say and i listened for the commercial hub and
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been bitten by the brown and i says. job with that i cannot. the initial reports we have. nine hundred families they can bridge a lot of roads or disaster not a supporter of. international rules dr drew identified them and had their children assistance you a traditionally nanga heart and who not just north of you had been taliban stronghold and i feel has bubbled up here in the last few years initially they were just disenfranchised taliban but now you're saying you're right of recruitment a lot of young people who ideologically most as i said a lot of during the war fear and they're trying to push waste right now we're at the foothills of the mountain state pakistan and trying to move through here one more provinces lagemann the next one in kabul and that is the mission is that is why we're seeing fighting bubble up now as they try to push way and they're coming up against the taliban in the south and. thank.
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the british parliament has approved legislation to force the prime minister to delay bragg's it to avoid a no deal exit on friday now the bill gives politicians the chance to make legally binding changes to the departure date from the european union it's just been given approval by the queen through the maze government has resumed talks with the opposition to try and end the stalemate but opposition leader jeremy corbin says the prime minister is refusing to compromise of past the latest from westminster. talks continue between the conservative government of the labor opposition to try and find some way the two sides can agree on a way forward with the regs it's both the opposition leader jeremy corbyn has not been particularly forthcoming or confident about how those talks are progressing. the problem is that the government isn't simply moving off the original red lines
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i've put the case forward for the customs union with the european union for market access and particularly for protection of rights to consumers environment and those that work and those have to be dynamic and guaranteed in the future so far we haven't have those undertakings but on tuesday to resume a meets the german chancellor and the french president and other european leaders on wednesday and she needs to give them some sort of reason why they should grant the united kingdom an extension to bragg's it and to resume is hoping to be able to say look i'm going getting forward with these talks with the labor party we hope we can come to some sort of agreement although the indications so far from the labor party as we've heard are that those talks are not going that well but to reason may need to give something to those european leaders so they can give her the extension that she wants. colombia's president is facing a bad time congress over changes he wants to make to peace legislation critics say
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iran dukas trying to alter a deal agreed with the fark rebels in twenty sixteen the move has triggered protests in a number of cities alexander ampere the has more from bogota. well this debate continues in colombia's congress and it's considered to be a decisive vote for the future implementation of the peace accord with rebels that would almost three years ago the politicians and the congressmen. what to do on the veto issued by president and what's shaping up here is a majority against the veto what we're hearing is that a major centrist parties there usually vote with the government have decided instead to go against the president in this case their main point here is that the country has already been through a very long period of negotiations that peace accord is in place has already gone
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through congress has already been ratified by the country's constitutional court so it's time to look forward and not backward and actually do the best with your court that is in place the president took a said he will sign the law if he loses today but most of the politicians of his party insist that even if they lose this battle they will continue their war against an accord that they don't believe is right for the country. new zealand's privacy commissioner says facebook is run by in his words morally bankrupt pathological liar john edwards lashed out at the social media social media giant after a gunman used it to live stream last month's mosque attacks in the city of christchurch he wants governments to force internet giants to do more to stop the trial. from being broadcast online facebook chief mark zuckerberg says people are to blame and not bad technology the privacy commissioner. i phone has comments
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pretty disingenuous actually i mean particularly if he said something like you know the bad actors will go out of their way to avoid the systems that we've got on place but actually didn't have any systems to detect the events in christchurch and you know maybe the lonely on live streaming would be a good thing as an interim measure until they can sort out they really are maybe they just need to not awful to do that i mean it is to acknowledging that is capable of causing great harm. i know you're watching our desire and these are our main stories the u.s. has added iran's revolutionary guard to its so-called terror list and so first on washington's attached such a label to another country's armed forces iran's responded by giving the u.s. military the same designation this is storks that would read the world's leading
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state sponsor of terror the financial means to spread misery and death around the world businesses and banks around the world now have a clear duty to ensure that companies with which they conduct financial transactions are not connected to the energy c. in any material way it also gives the us government official tools to counter iranian backed terrorism. this designation is a direct response to an outlaw regime and should surprise no one. the u.s. has barred sixteen saudi citizens from entering the country for the murder of the journalist jamal khashoggi they include the mastermind sadat qahtani who said to have carried out the killings on orders from the crown prince mohammed bin. libya's main and only functioning airport in tripoli is shut down after airstrikes by the war hell if i have to use force this the u.n. says thousands of people are fleeing the capital that's where the u.n.
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backed government is based in twenty five people have died since the assault began last week. sudan's defense minister says he won't allow a breakdown in security as protesters continue a sit in outside the president's compound earlier soldiers killed security forces attempted to break up the demonstration in the capital khartoum protesters are calling for direct talks with sudan's army to oust omar al bashir and form a transitional government. and the head of the u.s. secret service his job randolph is one of several leadership changes at the department of homeland security departure follows the resignation of the homeland security secretary. and colombia's president is facing a battle in congress this changes he wants to make peace legislation critics say even trying to alter a deal agreed it's far rebels and twenty sixteen. inside story is
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next. what's keeping sudan's president empowered omar al bashir refuses to resign despite four months of mass protests i mean for the first time soldiers have intervened to protect the protest is there is military support for the president wavering this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program on martine dennis those anger at the price of bread and feel that sparked mass protests in sudan that was last december for months on the rallies of evolved into demands for an end to the thirty year rule of president omar al bashir and for the first time sit in these protests is got as far as all me headquarters in the capitol hill tomb where the president also has a home. the riot police and intelligence service agents fired tear gas to disperse the protest says bought some soldiers stepped in to protect them nonetheless army commanders have so far resisted calls to help remove bashir at least eleven people have been killed since saturday the opposition sudan congress party now says it's formed a transitional council to lead the country so why has omar al bashir been in
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power for so long into monohan takes a look he's often known as the master of political survival omar al bashir is based much turmoil during his thirty year rule from the loss of south sudan to war in darfur and indictments in the international criminal court for war crimes and genocide. he didn't come from the political elite born in one nine hundred forty four into a farming family bashir began his career in the army and rose through the ranks in one thousand nine hundred nine he led the military coup which ousted the civilian government since then his critics say his rules been repressive and dictatorial opposition parties and critical media are silenced the seventy five year old was most recently reelected in two thousand and fifteen opponents say the vote was neither free nor fair in february bashir announced
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a year long state of emergency and stepped down as chairman of the ruling national congress party that was aimed at calming the biggest challenge to his power the army says the demonstrators must be heard appears to support him for now but with some soldiers siding with the protestors whether bashir can continue to survive is increasingly question. for inside story. right let's introduce our guests joining us from london is khalid oma yousif he's sexy general of the opposition sudanese congress policy in berlin we have. who is a sudan recession and a ph d. candidate at yale university in washington d.c. we have david shinn a film a deputy chief of mission at the u.s. embassy in sudan thank you very much indeed khalid can i come to you first and and also you to explain why it is the president bashir remains in power despite full
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months of the most sustained protests that the country has ever seen. actually the guy getting the history of the dictatorship everywhere in the in the wall if he saw that he's going to govern the country or in this in a time he's trying to challenge the quill of the people but the will of the people of sudan prevail. on a show that give me forgive me but then you forgive me for butting in because it clearly hasn't prevailed yet has it president bashir is still in office and i'm asking you why your greatest attempts to have him resign don't seem to be working just yet i think you have to be prepared to an hour is a step down there is sort of what i can assure no those are the final maybe a lot of. ruling or maybe days but his time is
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going to end in those. all right coming to you then in lynn. what does president bush is political present and future actually depend what are all the elements that a propping him up in power at the moment well i think at this stage the crucial factor will be the behavior of the security forces in the military bashir as he's a very shrewd operator would be careful not to declare him politically dead yet you know during the syria syrian uprising there was a time where it looked like the regime was going to fall and eventually reassert in the initiative so things are very open but the way bashir has survived so long is by manipulating the security services and the military one against the other and by building up several distinct lines of authority within the military and security apparatus and you see in the past twenty four hours that some of them and some of
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the military now if sided with protesters it remains to be seen whether other branches of the paradox notably the national intelligence and security services and the rapid support forces will turn against the shia as well all right david in washington tell us then about the broader geo political influences on the situation about why we haven't heard more from the united states from the e.u. from norway those are the countries most invested in various peace processes within sudan but what are their particular interests at this moment what we have heard some from the troika of the united states norway the united kingdom back in january a relatively strong statement was issued the united states and subsequently protested the violence that has taken place but basically the thrust of your question is accurate there has been relatively little say in the you of the length
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that this protest has gone forward and the amount. violence that has occurred throughout the protest and i think the international community is is in something of a watching and waiting mode they're not quite sure how this is going to turn out and as a result they're not taking sharp sides all right and coming back to you khalid it's been pointed out all suggested at least that this sorry if a sorry let me come back to you betty said a moment khalid let me just ask you because some people are suggesting that this is a critical moment sorry let me just address this point to khalid. that this is a critical moment for the protest the fact that some elements of the armed forces have allowed to protest is to get to army h.q. in the center of khartoum very close to one of the houses of the president is extremely significant actually there are been took that i had the decision
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is to be by the side of people people of saddam now taking street for more than for more than three months is. during the. more than hundred days that has been passed. the being left behind by the international community they have been facing. the amount of violence from the security operators but they still they keep their will. they march til they leave and taking the streets in the front in front of the army headquarters yesterday the security services try to attack the protesters but the army officer protect the protesters on the side of the people of sudan and saw this morning how did this all in just one hour back one hour back the opposition and else that.
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dared. the man for the immediate stepped out of a ship asking the army to engage with the leadership council that has been appointed by by the opposition alliance to discuss that transition of adding meant for a civil transitional government and i do believe now we are witnessing a very crucial. hours and our reading if you have the last best news now from possible all becoming tell in the streets taking the street actually celebrating their victory i do believe bashir time as it i told you is going to i don't know. each ng to get in on to you i mean do you agree that we may be witnessing a slight fragmentation if you like of of of the armed forces in favor of the protesters yes i think in the past forty eight i was we've reached
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a critical phase not only because obviously the size of the mobilization is unprecedented it's really. a sea of people that we could see in the past in the past three days but also. other speakers said because of the fact that some elements of the military have taken the side of protestors now it's important to cavite this by saying that there were reports also of military units being deployed alongside the security services in other places and you know my research on on revolutions led me to think that the crucial fact the military in this situation often tends to behave not on the basis of some kind of corporate organizational interest but mostly on the basis of what's happening on the ground in the units that have been you know facing this sea of protesters for the past two days fraternize with the demonstrators it doesn't mean that the military as a whole stilted yet against bashir right it's quite possible that if bashir you
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certain see. initiative. that the regime could could still survive so everything the situation is very open ended right now and we can expect the soldiers who fraternize with demonstrators to actually try to go a step further because know that they've committed in so be insubordination they will be punished if bashir survives so they have an interest in making sure that he goes but this is not a guaranteed outcome now to go back to the issue of the international community i'd like to react. to what was said because i really don't think the. video made a strong statement ingenue actually the. dozens of people had already been killed and the troika stopped short of condemning these killings and similarly the e.u. yesterday made a statement where they're stopping short of calling for a democratic transition and i think what drives the stance of both the e.u. and the us in the case of sudan is a concern over stability and the pact that any destabilisation in sudan can have
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a migration dissemination is already there and the regime a regime that relies on fear is not a guarantee of stability in the future all right the right street actually at the moment is that the regime which fractured and we could see is a civil war if the regime fractures so really to to ensure long term stability i think within powers should encourage a democratic transition at the moment it's really the only guarantee of stability in the long run david would you agree with the analysis that it is fear of grace and fracturing of the status quo that is keeping many of the the west in power was quasi refraining from getting any more involved and obviously looking at what's going on in libya and looking at the situation in algeria might be giving them pulls as well and i would agree that that that may contribute to what is happening in sudan and how the protestors are thinking i do not think however that the position of the international community is going to make the difference in terms of
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what actually happens on the ground. and sudan it's going to be up to a combination of the protesters on the one hand and the security forces on the other that continue to back the bashir government and the the position of the international community is really on the margins and we can debate whether the position of the statement of the trial because a strong statement or not a strong statement you know i'm perfectly willing to accept the fact that it's not as strong as perhaps it should have been but even had it been stronger i don't there go it make any difference on the the situation on the ground khalid at this particular moment you sound pretty confident do you get a sense khalid that the campaign to get president omar al bashir to quit peacefully do you get a sense that you are on the cusp of success right now i believe that we are very close to the moment of the victory of the people will.
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there is actually there are different wrong assumptions about the situation in sudan that mislead the analyses about the power of the g. and that all of the gin in the region that's why for more than three months no the international activists keep. skeptical about the situation in sudan and they can believe that bashir ruling is going to an end. but the streets actually now decide decide that they are not going back till the. beetroot the she'd step down transfer the power for a civil transitional government right there is the why you did there is a wide consensus now between door opposition included the political parties the arm
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movement the civil society the professional association there is agreement that. we are going to wear it together not just to topple bashir the you know. we are going to work together for for it is off transition to stop the lies the country fix the economy all right ok and the only deceiving war in sudan all right and that's insolently let all that evolve that we don't have religion again because i don't really want to hear the opposition manifesto right now because we're not there yet. back to east now this is a very widely operated his knees of five for thirty years running sudan amidst all these conflicts all these walls he's lost south sudan as part of these territories lost a lot of his own oil revenue he's also got the i.c.c. arrest warrant hanging over his head and some people would suggest he's not going
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anywhere until such time as he can ensure that whoever takes over will protect him from having to appear at the hague. well that's true if it keeps the loyalty of at least some elements in the military and security apparatus but if somehow the sudanese forces a national intelligence and security services and. the rep rapid support forces turned altogether against him then you would have no where to go and this is where i think it's misguided to think that these are only kind of national and local dynamics i think the international community as an important role to play here because when the international community appears to acquiesce to you know a hundred days of repression by not even condemning the killings it gives people in the security a purpose the impression that bashir is going to survive because he can do whatever he wants to survive by the international community he's not going to even raise
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a finger so i think if we i mean if we want to democratic transition intraday in sudan it will have to come first and foremost by him and of the security and military apparatus turning against bashir and anything that can facilitate that will be a first step towards a democratic transition although obviously given the way the regime is structured. any democratic transition will have to face with a delicate question of what to do with all these men who have been you know using most of the state's resources put in in the current regime and who will not disappear i need time said ok david i mean do you agree with that the fact that this is a man who has run pretty much a military economy as a for thirty years to fund the various conflicts within the country he's not going to go easily but he suggested it's going to have to have a certain amount of international help to facilitate
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a peaceful transition i certainly agree that it is it is dependent upon the military and the security forces as to whether he stays. or is removed. my i've heard estimates as high as seventy five percent of the budget going to support some element of the security services if that estimate is anywhere near close and i may be too high that suggests that he hasn't invested enormous amount in the security apparatus in sudan and there's going to be a reluctance by the leaders at least of that operation to turn against him but once they start turning if they turn that's going to make all the difference in the world again i i think it's i think it's naive to overestimate the influence of the international community it's also my. my impression that the united states did condemn the violence and the country and the killings a number of weeks ago i don't know what the european union has done but i believe
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the united states has done that and united states is not impacted by the migration issue of europe the european union of course is but the role of the u.s. is a little bit different i think than the european union all right what is the opposition's plan at the moment it looks very much to be a kind of loose and mouthed them of a variety of groups from civil society the professionals association the young people what is the plan you mentioned that there's a transitional council that's being formed is a leadership emerging then among the opposition actually the structure of the opposition is that if the action offs are done so that is a very diverse country so we need a wide the umbrella that the present if for a different actor is off that's why it courses from the of the professionals of the
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society movement political parties we signed the declaration of freedom of the chain for months but. that should. really to present a war plan for transition and today we were we go fed them for more practical step we form a leadership council also a very present of leadership that has been agreed between the different segments of the of the opposition and the tasks of this leadership golson is to transfer the power for the transitional government is to negotiate with the army the steps for this transition and to ensure the stability during the first days of of transition and this is our plan for also for us all we can i see. and i just really expect just kind of just for him to let you know i'm just always
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skew whether whether you think that the army is ready to be that partner in dialogue is the army ready to start negotiating a way forward i think so. the army has been put under the pressure of people the army actually has been reluctant to engage in the term or. is taking the country for the last three months is but people went to a huge city in front of the army that put the army and the bigger the arts of the army deal no showed that they are taking the right decision in the side of the people so we appoint this. transitional actually this leadership council to negotiate with the army the steps of the transition of power
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the transfer of power to the to the civil transitional government also we have. we three weeks back because this three committees that have been. brought to the transitional framework for transition the transitional constitution and also the images in plan for the fairest six months because we know that we know very much the situation in sudan need a quick fix major soraya how do you with the little united front because we are running out of time sadly so it sounds very much as a the opposition is organizing has organized itself do you suspect that you're going to need outside help or do you think that the people of sudan are going to be able to manage this transition alone actually wore outside court the nation. we managed to do all that without significant support from outside.
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today we called international and their community to corporate with the people of sudan at this crucial moment because sudan is beautiful for the region and this double is ition of of of sudan is very very important for this region so we need the corporation of our neighbor with of the international community sudan has played a very negative role during this region. outside the country and now we are promising we do believe that there is an opportunity for the world to have a positive actor in a very important region of the world. we haven't got very much time but last word to you it's going to take much more than just the army give us a very brief synopsis if you like of the various power factors that make up the
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armed forces of sudan the question now is whether the un forces are going to split or whether the fret of a civil war which is very real will convince a loyal. officers to tag along with the rebellion of vice versa a rebellious officer to to give up if they think that their colleagues on a great move so what's going to happen in the next twenty four twenty four forty eight hours may be crucial now there is hope because the sudanese. society is full of very qualified people who can step in and take part in a transition governments towards free elections so under the right conditions we could see a democratic transition happen all right gentlemen we are out of time thank you very much indeed gallup are talking to us from berlin david shinn talking to us from washington and of course khalid omar yourself talking to us from london thank you very much indeed now you can see the program again any time you like by going
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