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since other people here are very angry and the government of national called meanwhile is saying that have to his forces are committing war crimes it also says that it's now collecting evidence is proving that have to reserve forces are committing war crimes to be submitted to the international criminal court this is the humanitarian situation as for the military advancement on the ground the military confrontations we're getting news that the government forces during the last couple of hours have been gaining ground until they are now advancing towards his locations beyond the tripoli's international airport that was of the capital they have just taken full control of the neighborhood then they have moved forward and have taken control of a bridge near the disused airport and they're now on their way to a neighborhood. neighborhood then they can join in the other government forces led by general. who is the leader of the western military in this case of
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the manage to join forces beyond the tripoli's international airport it means that this is very strategic because in this way they are going to cut the support line for have to for sort of from the yann town in the sort of tripoli to the remaining have their forces in the southern outskirts of the libyan capital. thank you. and a group of people carrying weapons and french diplomatic passports have been stopped by to while attempting to cross from libya that incident at a crossing on libya's western border is raising more questions about the involvement of foreign countries in the conflict osama bin japhet has more. a rally in the libyan capital tripoli calling on france to end its intervention in the conflict. there have been sporadic protests before but this one came after french nationals carrying weapons and diplomatic passports were stopped at the border between tunisia and libya tunisia says it's the second time for
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a nationals have been stopped recently the first coming in by the sea where they have there that they entered through two rubber boats and they were spotted we followed them till they reached them the two boats carry eleven european foreigners from different nationalities and we handed them over to the authorities concerned the second group entered on sunday consisting of thirteen individuals all of them french men under diplomatic cover it with arms and ammunitions and initially they tried not to hand them over the french embassy internees he says its nationals were members of a team that provide security protection to the french ambassador to libya an explanation many are questioning that there is no meaning for infiltration from. libya unless there is. a military operation or support of command and control systems or something like this to. have their forces front supports the un recognized government in tripoli but it also maintain ties
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with the other government led by warlord khalifa haftar analysts say its interest in libya centered around oil and regional influence with powers such as saudi arabia the united arab emirates and egypt the french government is involved in this this is the police city in their position on one hand that there is condemn nation of what's happening but this is not the translated action is not reflected the action they've been taken by the governments in order to push for a diplomatic solution france isn't the only foreign power involved in libya have started a u.s. citizen allegedly trained by the cia during the rule of moammar gadhafi he now has the support of saudi arabia u.a.e. and egypt and is also reported to have more than french. despite a u.n. arms embargo. but the fighting intensifying many libyans say a political solution is needed but that can only come if foreign powers stop their
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covert military support. how does their. funds or more head on the al jazeera news hour including former inmates describe see people. sometimes in bed due to the monster abuse we speak to the men and women who survived torture and abuse in ethiopia's most notorious prison also the aid that's made it into venezuela i will find out if it will get to those who need it it's in sport manchester city have put full focus on the champions league as they stay in the hunt for four major trophies this season peter will be here with more. but first early results from indonesia's presidential election suggest incumbent joker we don't know is on course for a second term with a comfortable lead over his challenger a problem. official results won't be known until may with ballots from nearly two
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hundred million eligible voters to be tallied andrew thomas reports from jakarta. polling. the president's victory may not be official yet but it's no less real for that in the center of jakarta his supporters celebrating quick counts were carried out of voting stations as soon as the voting process finished each ballot paper held up to show where homes have been punched once tallied they pointed to a clear victory for the incumbent. we have all seen the. results but let's be patient we need to wait for the old. let's all unite as a nation. almost two hundred million. people were eligible to vote and with the turnout of eighty one percent wednesday's vote was one of the biggest ever one day exercise in democracy anyway. i'm very happy to be here i urge everyone to.
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stand in the cressi. i'm very proud of this because if i have fought for a good leader it wasn't a smooth process everywhere the biggest problems were in west papua where ballot papers and boxes failed to arrive and voting has been delayed until thursday so provoked is not conceding yet and claims the problem showed the election may have been stolen. but take down before folk buy support safeguards the ballot boxes so we can fight all of the lights but the irregularities don't seem great enough to put the overall result in doubt if whenever ports in may the electoral commission confirms the informal results would have beaten proposal this year by a great similar when they lost competed in twenty four teams. actually in this election result will represent the big picture of.
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the us secretary of state has opened the door for us lawsuits against foreign firms doing business in cuba the move is expected to intensify pressure on how to end support for venezuela's president nicolas maduro experts say hundreds of thousands of legal claims worth tens of billions of dollars could be put into action the european union has opposed the move it will come into effect on may the second. today we're holding the cuban government accountable for seizing american assets we are helping those in the regime is rob get compensation for their rightful property . and we're vets of human rights and democracy on behalf of the cuban people mike canada running us from washington what more is the state department saying about this mike. well this is essentially contained in sanctions that were passed way
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back in one thousand nine hundred ninety six the helms burton act which were a part of a large sanctions package imposed against cuba but since then no f. ministration as actually implemented this legislation there's been a wave by each administration since but that has ended now the trumpet ministration clearly intent on taking further stringent measures measures against cuba mainly because of its relationship it would appear with nicaragua and then as well are countries that the secretary of state has decided as a troika of tyranny so the situation is going to lead to hundreds of thousands of individual court actions and this is the reason why previous governments are simply not implemented that the massive burden that would place on the u.s. legal system also of course the danger of destroying relationships with the european union for example or indeed canada which has got
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a large number of businesses within cuba there are also some u.s. firms involved in cuba which could fall prey to legislation that arises as a result of the state department decision and of course this is a reversal from the policies of barack obama who normalized relations with cuba. well indeed yes the administration did intend to normalize as you put it relations with cuba towards an end to sanctions it was an opening up of the relationship between the u.s. and cuba this has all been walked back by the current administration president trump insisting that unlike barack obama he does not see cuba as a potential friend he sees it as an enemy this born art as well by its accusations that it continues to support other nations that the trumpet ministration views as hostile as i mentioned nicaragua and venezuela so certainly this is
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a complete reversal of the policy that had emerged during the years but remembering too that these precise sanctions that have now been liberated if one wants to put it like that were also signal subject of waivers by previous administrations that of george w. bush that of the bill clinton so this in itself is a reversal of a u.s. policy as practiced by various administrations for more than thirty years ok mike hanna thank you. and speaking of and as well of the first shipment of humanitarian aid from the red cross has now arrived in the country president nicolas maduro and the opposition have been accused the politicizing a delivery during their power struggle jim r.c.l. means people trying to survive any crisis hit economy. this pharmacy in caracas isn't closed the metal bars are there because medicine has become one of the most valuable commodities for the working class and the poor places like this
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are prime targets for robberies hyperinflation and sanctions have looked to a shortage of medicine and the ones that are available have increased up to three hundred percent in price they're likely c.s.i. sister crisis began it's become more difficult to bring in medicines it's very costly now because domestic production has stopped completely before then as well used to produce a medicine. yes but now we have no choice but to import and it's very expensive it's very difficult for. doctors to find you know post tells me she's run out of medicine for anemia and soon she'll run out of diabetes hypertension and diarrhea medication to again mania we've had instances where people came after days of not taking their medication and they've collapsed they faint here in front of me a man who had not taken his hypertension medication for seven days fainted head we had to rush into hospital. it's not just the price of medicines that's the skyrocketed everything in venezuela has become so much more expensive on the one hand traders have had to raise their prices so as not to make
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a loss but doing so means risking having fewer customers. if for some like mine or gonzales to take up a second job in order to make ends meet to literally the u.s. block it has cost many problems for families they don't realize how much they are harming us my kids are suffering because i am unable to cope with their needs i can't even pay the rent they are about to kick me out of my home u.s. sanctions have forced me to look for other work to get extra income more than fifty percent of venezuela's cash flow is now unavailable to the government because of american sanctions so the central bank here has imposed a limit on how much money people can withdraw from their accounts long lines like these have become a common sight. we're only allowed to withdraw two dollars a day it doesn't make sense we should be able to take her money whenever we want to . pay me if i go to the cashier i can withdraw two dollars if i use the a.t.m. i can only take out one i'm never allowed to withdraw more than that. no one knows
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how long this crisis will continue or when or if things will get better but what's certain is that the longer it continues the more people who have nothing to do with the politics of power in the interests of foreign countries will suffer from. caracas egypt will hold a three day. beginning on saturday over constitutional amendments that could allow president has sisi to stay in power until twenty thirty parliament overwhelmingly approved the amendments that also expand the president's powers and give the military a greater influence in politics. some of algeria's office parties and former diplomats say they won't take part in the july presidential election they're angry about the use of violence against anti-government protesters and accuse the interim government of wasting time the announcement comes after interim president thought that that insider appointed. as the new head of the powerful constitutional council
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. decided not to take part and not to accept not supervised and not run for the elections under the current political regime they are trying to buy time to weaken the popular peaceful uprising we condemn any way to resort to violence against demonstrators and we condemn the practices against the previous marches were in your call for real transitional period that is reasonable and acceptable. lawyers and several others have joined anti-government protest in several cities in algeria they are demanding the departure of all government officials affiliated with the former president. his resignation also comes after lawyers in algeria said they will boycott their work. turkey's opposition c.h.p. candidate for istanbul's may or alexion has been officially declared winner. of the c.h.p. narrowly defeated his rival from the party you're looking at live pictures of the
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c.h.p. supporters celebrating right now and this ruling comes despite the ruling party's formal appeal for a rerun of last month's vote party and its conservative predecessor have controlled the stubble for the last twenty five years. still ahead on the al-jazeera news hour why donald trump vetoed a congressional resolution to end american involvement in the war in yemen and after dominating in the regular season the tampa bay lightning make unwanted playoff history and the n.h.l. . but i would say the really nasty weather across afghanistan recently that has led to widespread flooding in and around kabul is causing major problems as she can see
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a lot of people displaced hundreds of people have been displaced from their homes as a result of these heavy downpours the flooding rains are in the process of easing out of the way the that pulling further north was and they switch the next system makes its way in this rolling across the black sea towards the caspian sea on places that will just again make it swell and more in a way of a general ne direction but we cannot without the possibility want to see showers coming down as eastern iraq into western parts of iran this latest weather the northern areas of syria pushing up into turkey could see some rain some sleet and snow as well over the next couple of days as she can see that becomes a little more almost for northern parts of iran as we go on into friday afghanistan should be dry kibble gets up to twenty four celsius with plenty the sunshine and there's plenty of sunshine across the robin pinch that warm sunshine to doha it's up to thirty six thirty seven celsius over the next couple of days a possibility of a few spots of rain just around the gulf of the most it's fun to drive with their
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largest democracy goes to the polls how vulnerable are expenses to malicious disinformation. people and power investigates india fake news and agitprop on al-jazeera. hello again the top stories on the al-jazeera news hour sudan's deposed president i'm out of bashir has reportedly been moved from house arrest to a maximum security prison the military leaders have arrested dozens of former officials who were part of the shearers government and there have been air strikes in the past few hours of both sides in the battle for the libyan capital coming under attack u.n. recognize government forces have targeted warlords and if you have to it's position
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south of tripoli and have lost three of their own soldiers as air strikes hit the. troops counting is underway in indonesia as presidential and parliamentary elections ballots are being tallied from eight hundred thousand polling stations the incumbent joe who we don't know is facing his main challenger the former army general provost to lead the world's third largest democracy. france will hold an international competition to decide how to replace the spire of the not so dumb that was destroyed in monday's fire the plan was unveiled earlier by the prime minister and president of money one might call wants to restore the cathedral to its full glory within five years. of war and that job could take much longer donations to help rebuild it have reached nearly a billion dollars. is joining us from paris to tell us what more the prime minister had to say.
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yes the french prime minister and minister. the president of i know mark all held a special kapanen meeting a little earlier was focused specifically on not true and what the prime minister had offered the finance off to that capital meeting is that a new committee will be created to overlook the reconstruction. now he said that reconstruction would involve all of the sounds craftspeople and also young apprentices he also announced the thought of an international architectural competition to design come up with a design full and new spire for the cathedral if you remember on monday there was some rather dramatic images of this. crumbling as the flames were all around incredibly dramatic pictures well the prime minister says that five must be rebuilt and what he's saying is that it's open so design is open to different concepts if
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people want to put forward ideas of a more contemporary style or a more traditional style keeping keeping with the they kiss tree and the heritage of notre dame cathedral he also announced that for all the people who donated in fraud's for some of those people there would be some good tax breaks. yes. i think we should rejoice beyond emotion in the fact that such a large number of people want to participate in this effort of reconstruction i explained the text conditions in which these donations were going to be handled you will have noticed that only to nations under one thousand euros will benefit from a pacific tax break anything above a thousand euros will be subjected to common law and i think that is the question about criticism on donations in a way the marco was saying that he wants the navajo down rebuilt in five years is that realistic. or very him
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indeed from the french president i don't work on wanting as you say not trying to be rebuilt in five years that would be just in time the paracel lympics no doubt that is exactly what is on his mind but builders architects have been many today who said that that is really rather ambitious they're saying a cathedral of this size of this sort of history in intricacy could take decades ten to fifteen years or even more they say it won't be easy at all and whatever happens it's going to happen in stages because right now it's you probably can't see but there are firefighters on the structure on the cathedral they are still trying to make sure that the cathedral is safe and they are saying there are still some areas of risk there are some areas that they're not entirely sure will stay standing some towers for example one so the structure is secure then architects designers engineers can go inside assess the damage and then they'll have a real idea of just how long it will take to rebuild all right natasha butler with
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an update from paris thank you. we're just getting some news out of peru the former president alan garcia has died after shooting himself in the head as police arrived to his house to arrest him. is under investigation in connection with a construction company autograph a corruption scandal in twenty sixteen the company admitted to the u.s. justice department that it paid nearly eight hundred million dollars to officials across latin america in exchange for a major infrastructure contract there he is you saw moments ago he served as president twice from one nine hundred eighty five to one nine hundred ninety and then again from two thousand and six to two thousand and eleven. donald trump has vetoed a resolution passed by congress to end u.s. military assistance to the saudi u.a.e. led coalition that's fighting in yemen's war progress has grown we're trying to close relationship with saudi arabia as the war drags on and civilian casualties
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increase many politicians are also upset hasn't condemned saudi arabia over the death of journalist. roslyn jordan has more from washington. at least two democratic u.s. senators are calling for congress to override the veto issued by donald trump on tuesday night the u.s. president is vetoing a joint resolution passed by members of the senate and of the house earlier this month. with call of the u.s. military to stop all support for the saudi air coalition in the yemeni civil war the supporters of this measure say that the u.s. is on the wrong side of history that the saudi air war against who the fighters has instead created a bass of humanitarian catastrophe in that country which has been under civil war for more than four years the bevers of congress are also angry that the tropic
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ministration is continuing the pattern of devore it digged war of going into conflicts around the world without getting the express permission of congress first and they're also trying to express their disapproval and the light of the fact that in their view no what has been held fully accountable for the burger of saudi writer jamal khashoggi back in october it is widely assumed that the saudi crown prince mohammed bin sol bond may have been behind the plot to. murder and so for those three reasons congress said that it should have some sort of limit placed a u.s. military action to yabut however the us president says that he has the constitutional right to deploy the military wherever he sees fit both for us national security purposes every us foreign policy purposes he said that if he approved this joint resolution number said that it would set
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a very bad president for us policy going forward the question now can congress figure out how to reverse the veto and have this resolution take effect in a couple of weeks time for the past year and they can rock was president. your take on has led a crackdown on opposition protests more than three hundred people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced the future of hundreds of people in jail is uncertain because negotiations between the government and the opposition have stalled john holeman reports. elizabeth paris is back at home now after two months in nicaragua as most feared prison. she's one of hundreds of people imprisoned in a year of protests against president daniel ortega of those more than two hundred remain in jail says the conditions a frightening thought that i follow my king my. no one who's been in el cheapo to hasn't been humiliated mistreated beat indy created look closer to dangerous one
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stick a real yes to say girls of fourteen a mother imprisoned with her child elderly people eighteen years old all completely legal. she still wears her jail uniform like many of the ex prisoners is to protest is still being watched many provisionally awaiting resolution to their case . every time i go out into to street dares to say motorbike with this same and or woman looking at us to prisoners in the neighborhood sandinista council spy on me and they take photos of me. other prisoners told a similar stories student you have it several stunned jail for seven months and now under house arrest accuses the government of using them as pawns in the gauche ation with the opposition they are going to someone and they definitely were a bargaining chip the regime kidnapped us precisely so they could have hostages to negotiate and those that have been released are
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a break on international pressure the regime uses that to deter any sanctions and there are still a couple of hundred people in prison the government's agreed to release them by mid june but the. fear is that agreement. count for little his wife a land was jailed after leading protests in the market she worked she's still in prison and has lost twenty kilos at the press on the people could be free at any moment but we don't feel that there is the willingness to release them in the. meanwhile local human rights groups report that people continue to be detained. all of these arrests of a never leave led to a climate of fear in the car well fifty year ago this seventy was full of people protesting you just wouldn't see that now mainly because the government passed a law basically banning demonstrations just by heading out into the street she risk getting locked up. for those still in jail and even those let out but still under
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the government's watchful eye it means a life in limbo an extra complete tied to the country's political future john homan how does it or. the administration of southeastern somali regional state has announced plans to turn a recently closed prison into a museum the all that in jail in the regional capital was used for more than ten years to systematically abuse and kill political dissidents their relatives and other inmates mohamed the reports. i met joe hubbell spent four years in this prison in appalling conditions and all for criticizing that original administration. it's a place he comes back to with great reluctance. in the four years i spent here what the darkest in my life most of them was spent in this room which was of a crowded with inmates we were beaten and tortured several times every day. the
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former regional president abdul muhammad is accused of using digger central prison also known as daily or garden to dump his opponents. he used the hated lou police force he set up to our arrest and then porch other inmates human rights watch says that rape and murder was routine to his former inmates showed us the tiny rooms where they were held and where most of the torture took place. they were forced to sit they say in roll seawitch sometimes for days in these underground bunkers. twenty five year old junaid muhammed was held at the prison for eighty years. doctors have told him he will never walk again because of a severe spinal injury. and he later. and the line where i was arrested while holding camels and we didn't days was sentenced to life
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imprisonment then the torture began they would hang me from the ceiling and beat the soles of my feet and bang with sticks and plastic pipes and they broke my spine but that didn't stop them from continuing to torture me. the jail also had a woman swing well former inmates a pause an intrinsic tool of torture there was no saddam had given them a dime for money i'm olimp was held here for ten years later that they will call for some of the girls in the middle of the not only for them to come back to the cell shaking shivering and crying we knew what was going on it was right for much of this cry but see people dying in their cell sometimes in their. due to the mountaintop torture and abuse went on of the day and they say there was little oversight or scrutiny during the decade the former president was in power and that the former president is now in jail in the capital addis ababa on placing charges for crimes committed while in office the region's new president a former employee of the united nations to close the prison
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a few months ago and as part of a package of changes this was a systemic problem and most of the people who committed these crimes in some ways will in some ways victims themselves no live and. police officers were told to do this that's not excuse what they have done but the point is we don't want to. spend our time choosing. the level of he says one of the highest level people who are responsible including the president of the really no need to. the problem now is to tun the prison into museum but even before that happens people have been flocking here to see for themselves a facility that's become a symbol for one of the periods of the region's history. to ghaith european. at least one hundred fifty people are missing after a boat sank in the democratic republic of congo that happened on lake. kivu excuse
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me on the country's eastern border with rwanda about thirty three people have been rescued so far president felix chickadee says he's watching the situation closely to identify those responsible. five people have been killed including a five year old girl when a south korean man set fire to his apartment and attacked his neighbors as they fled the bride brings us the latest from seoul. police in the southern city of ginger you have been giving further details about this attack it happened in the early hours of wednesday morning when they say the forty two year old suspect a man who lived alone apparently set fire to his apartment and then started stabbing his neighbors as they were evacuating the apartment block in addition to those who died the youngest of the victims was just twelve a further half dozen were left with stab injuries two of them in critical condition being treated in hospital a further seven people are being treated for the effects of smoke inhalation what
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the police don't know is the man's motivation they say in questioning of the suspect he has been largely incoherent although one media source is quoting the police as saying that he said he was involved in some kind of dispute over unpaid wages the police investigation continues and police are continuing to provide support to the victims one of india's biggest airlines jet airways is holding all operations after bankers refused to lend more money last year it carried twenty seven million passengers but the company's founder was forced out in march and the government has asked state lenders to help avert thousands of job losses creditors are in the process of pointing a new management board. pakistan's prime minister imran khan has unveiled a billion dollar investment program to improve infrastructure in the country's most important port city kharaj as an economic hub and handles more than half of
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imported goods come or hide their reports. karachi is still poker stars major matter time playing to the outside world and hundreds over sixty percent of the country imports and almost all of its exports as we travel by boat under tight security through the waters that looks more grey and blue because of the docks it makes up through we're going to industrial have to go in reduced by city now busting at the scene. in a few is ships in port and most of the bush reserve carriers are empty as we go past the oyster we can see the ports new or south wall made by a chinese company or reclaimed from the sea also known as china for this section and there are thousands of pertain to thank you for the nine hundred meters going to stay and especially with the consumption of just going down a diamond on. comparable afternoon the largest container ships for the country
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borders are wide although the port inheritors one hundred fifty million tons of cargo e r eight no herders just sixty million tonnes and that is due to all forging economy and a drop in next fall many blame the decline on rampant corruption and why pakistan has the capacity its systems need to go to agree with the government that make some public money and private address may be a forty improvement. once upon a time to be maybe trying to. do something which are independent individual companies are hundreds of recruits just shifting markets for. the downfall of any industry we are coming into existence legalisms this is a low this is not a lot inside this is going to know why she should. do this is the funds we made the chairman of the karachi board trust or taught or k.
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. that their old. fighters got to. do cleaning up the border to water treatment brown and there are their plan to do i don't agree leave being all of four and a half million u.s. dollars every year on of the freight. and this on good speed in foreign exchange now we can see him on this if he had. fled to years and there are plans for warships. in the piano sea fleet. they do you are for trade and steps are underway to improve going to give me by building pipelines to get the gas annoyed out of the bog and build a bridge to connect been born which go forth and the rest of the country. or nord only. growing needs i don't know why did john and transshipment.
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for landlocked country love the tendril a german state and of mounted on the future of baseball. ninety gentry depends on the performance of their brawn current fledgling government and its stated desire to push back this started industry was the right of this country . and i keep still had on the al-jazeera news hour the sports news i'm peter will be here with action between major league baseball's fiercest rivals. me and.
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kind of like on time for the sports as a creator during thank you very much the oklahoma city thunder living dangerously in the n.b.a. playoffs they now trail to nothing in a series against the portland trailblazers the n.b.a.'s former most valuable player russell westbrook the founder into a ten point lead in the second quarter on tuesday but portland oklahoma superiors in the regular season and they tied it up at half time damian lillard and c.j. in the column combining for sixty two points as portland won on home court one hundred fourteen ninety four. very much or the shadowing westbrook who has a big task ahead as the series switches to oklahoma for game three. and to have play was unacceptable and might be better so i'm not worried one job is to make sure to come out in. you know we're in the our guys make sure we have
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a chance to win a game. because numbers bluejackets have won their first n.h.l. playoff series in history and it has come at the expense of the base team in the regular season the tampa bay lightning out of the stanley cup playoffs after being swept four games to none in the opening round by columbus this is also the first time in league history that the team with the most points in the regular season failed to win a game in the opening round of the playoffs it comes after tampa bay had tied the record for the most regular season wins in the one hundred two year history of the league. a tennis player who exposed match fixing among his fellow professionals says he's received no backing from the sports authorities. and has been alienated by other players on the tour marco through has moved to endora from his native argentina after angering the tennis community in his homeland he says the tennis integrity unit that he reported to has done nothing to help him with the backlash some of his fellow pros on are banned after he revealed approaches made to him by
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match fixes offering tens of thousands of dollars to fix contests. if you are weak mentally then. you go in you are all in for sure because it's easy money. you have to them i mean if you think about it this one hour working for one hundred thousand dollars you're never going to get money in an easier way in easier whether this rafa nadal has started the clay court season in ominous fashion he was up against fellow spaniard roberto about the good in the second round of the monte carlo masters on wednesday it took just an hour and sixteen minutes to get past his turn to six one six one has won this tournament a record eleven times already and will face a grigor dimitrov in the third round of the two french open title defense next month. the last of the champions league semifinalists will be known later on
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wednesday people are the only leeds these manchester city team into this second leg against tottenham hotspur knowing that they are in a must win situation. is yet to reach the semifinals in his time with city who are running the gauntlet of elimination having gone one zero down in london last week so you're still in the hunt for a quadruple of trophies but hadn't sold our tickets on the eve of the match guardiola to say the fans needed to get behind the players. they are human beings in they will be that moment in the game in that moment we need our supporters into stage without supporters you cannot go through so hopefully i'm expecting really curious our friends is going to react liverpool might not have to rely on the firepower of egyptian striker mohammed sylar in their match in portugal masters beaten finalists go into this second leg against porto as favorites as they look to defend the two in the lead tuesday's quarter final match or so barcelona ease into
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the sameas the spanish giants handed manchester united the worst aggregate defeat in champions league knock out history. scored twice the second goal a week shot that was missed by united keep it there for the hair it ended three no on the night for no over the two legs meanwhile i x. caused another huge upset on tuesday after knocking out a rail madrid the dutch side have now eliminated you ventus three two aggregate win in two really is the first time in more than twenty years that i accept made it into the semifinals. that result had an immediate impact off the pitch as well i.x.'s share price so to a record high but it was more bad news for you vince is there a chaise plunged more than twenty percent at the start of trading in milan that wiped more than four hundred fifty three million dollars off the value of the club eventers had hoped the one hundred thirty million dollars they spent on buying
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cristiana renault who would be the ticket to success on and off the pitch progressing all the way to the champions league final could have propelled broadcast revenues to two hundred ninety eight million dollars that's up from two hundred and thirty million now the new york yankees were too strong for their old foes the boston red sox on tuesday pitcher james paxton struck out twelve red sox batters to help the yankees to victory in the game since they didn't play on monday the new york players all the number forty two on their backs to celebrate jackie robinson day robinson was the first black man to play in the major leagues back in one nine hundred forty seven the home run from clint frazier helping new york to an eight nothing win. australian rugby union star israel folau is said to challenge the second by the national team which came after he made homophobic comments on instagram for lao who is an ultra conservative christian said in his post last week that homosexuals would go to hell if they didn't repent it led to rugby australia announcing they were tailpiece four million dollar contract the matter is now due
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to go before a tribunal and that for the sport thank you very much thanks for watching the news hour back in just a moment with much more on the day's news see you in a minute about. on line. to the answer for them not to do you got this or if you join us on the set all of us have been colonized in some form or some fashion this is a diana talking about a legal front you have seen what it can do to somebody just people using multiple
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to justice it puts a human face on the charges it's a dead human face but it's a human tricks syria witnesses for the prosecution on al-jazeera. peru's former president alan garcia has died after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in a bribery case. this is a desire in life from a headquarters in doha and also ahead reports that saddam's former president obama to is now in jail as protesters continue to call for
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a transition to civilian rule. shelling in libya's capital kills at least five people as a french group is stopped at the tennessean border carrying weapons and diplomatic passports indonesia's president waits to hear if his want to second term after the world's biggest single day elections mounting that lawson was forced so what was once india's largest airline to suspend operations thousands of employees seek relief from the government. hello breaking news coming out of peru and we're hearing that the former president excuse me alan garcia has died after shooting himself in the head that's as police arrived at his house to arrest garcia was accused of taking bribes from brazilian construction company odebrecht three years ago the company admitted to the u.s. justice department that it had paid nearly eight hundred million dollars to
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officials across latin america in exchange for major infrastructure contracts let's bring in mike hanna sanchez joining us from lima on the phone what more are you hearing. well during what we are hearing now is that a well as you have said prison garcia has taken his life is about three hours ago we were surprised by the fact that already prosecutors and police had had arrived in his home to arrest him. and after that reporters on site reported a discussion and then and then after that parent lee he shot himself he was rushed to a lima hospital right after that by the same police that were there to try to arrest him and what the health minister said is that. nearly thirty doctors
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arrived on site at the casino your hospital to try to save him his life he shot himself in the head he had been under investigation in this is a large order big scandal and the public prosecutors had requested a preliminary detention that was just the. detention just the two. to question him he had already received a travel ban a few weeks ago and the charges were preliminary detention for money laundering and corruption during his second government which was between two thousand and six and two thousand and eleven if for a corruption in the construction of the lima metro and the interior of c.n.d. kyle way now a former president as he has always said that this was a speculation that he never sold himself and that she was a victim of
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a witch hunt but prosecutors issued the main public prosecutor issued an order this morning to arista him with a nine other people in connection with the case ok marianna sanchez with an update from her room thank you. and just a few moments ago the current president of peru martin tweeted dismayed by the demise of former president alan said my condolences to your family and to your loved ones to sudan where the deposed president almost had bashir has reportedly been moved from house arrest to a maximum security prison he's been kept at the presidential residence and is being forced from power in a military coup last week military leaders have also arrested dozens of former officials who are part of this year's government. yes.
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including hundreds of doctors are continuing very demonstrations asking the military leaders to give up power to a civilian authority lifetime hum joining us from khartoum in the protestors had been asking for all night and base year to be tried now we know that he's been moved to a maximum security prison and what happens to him next do we know. several sources have confirmed to our desire that he has been moved to the famous jail in the north of cock tool district of behavior. during the last twenty four hours we know that he has been on the house arrest in the pollies or in he is also in his home in the military headquarters and we know that there have been calls by the protesters to try him as one us possible today we have this news and we have also indications that it might be true because of an unusually high security.
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you know appearance of security there disability of security around the khobar jail and also t.v. cameras i think gates people here are very critical of the way in which the military council is handling news about the bashir and the situation they say that people have the right to know whether he has been moved to that jail and they want a speedy trial for him they don't want the same. judiciary measures of the last thirty years to be repeated when people are detained for. months and years without without trial so they want to see bashir tried also remember that the i.c.c. has demanded that wish you should be extradited for trial for crimes against humanity in darfur but one hierarchy official in the military council just a few days ago said that's not an option. sudan will not hand model bashir for
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trial in the i.c.c. . however we know that there is tremendous pressure being put on the military council to clarify the situation to the sudanese people ok mohamed vall thank you. one of the armed groups the sudan people's liberation movement north or s.p.l. m.n. says it's seizing all hostilities immediately in areas under its control until the end of july currently the group controls areas in the southern states of blue nile and south kordofan it says the move is a goodwill gesture to help ensure a smooth transition to civilian rule. in libya there have been airstrikes in and around the capital tripoli forces loyal to the u.n. recognize the government of targeted warlords disposition south of tripoli three of their own soldiers as airstrikes pounded their troops during the night at least five people were killed by shells and rocket fire have to defense of to in his
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words clear terrorists from the capital. as forces are fighting against the un recognized government in tripoli they say it will take the libyan warlord to the international criminal court for harming civilians. from tripoli. according to the red crescent the health ministry here which is based in tripoli they've tried to reach out to civilians and families stuck near the fighting gear areas but in all cases many civilians have been killed or wounded so far since the beginning go there clashes on april fourth also other non-governmental organizations say that they're trying to distribute food and blankets to those displaced from the fighting that thousands of civilians have been forced out of their homes because of the fighting and recently many civilians were killed by random shelling people here are
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very angry and they are calling on the international institutions including the united nations and the european union to do their part to stop the military escalation by have to the forces on the southern part of libya and a group of people carrying weapons and french diplomatic passports have been start biting as the north already is while attempting to cross from libya the incident at the address crossing on libya's western border is raising more questions about the involvement of foreign countries in the conflicts osama bin japhet has more. a rally in the libyan capital tripoli calling on france to end its intervention in the conflict. there have been sporadic protests before but this one came after french nationals carrying weapons and diplomatic passports were stopped at the border between tunisia and libya tunisia says it's the second time for a nationals have been stopped recently the first coming in by the sea where they have that they entered through two rubber boats and they were spotted we followed
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them till they reached our bottom the two boats carry eleven european foreigners from different nationalities and we handed them over to the authorities concerned the second group entered on sunday consisting of thirteen individuals all of them french men under diplomatic cover it with arms and ammunitions and initially they tried not to hand them over different embassy internees he says its nationals were members of a team that provide security protection to the french ambassador to libya an explanation many are questioning there is no meaning for infiltration from. libya unless there is. a military operation or support of command and control systems or something like this to. have their forces front supports the un recognized government in tripoli but it also maintain ties with the other government led by warlord khalifa haftar analysts say its interest in libya centered around oil and regional influence with powers such as saudi
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arabia the united arab emirates and egypt the french government is involved in this this is the police city in their position on one hand that there is condemn nation of what's happening but this is not the translated action is not reflected the actions they've been taken by western governments in order to push for a diplomatic solution france isn't the only foreign power involved in libya have started a u.s. citizen allegedly trained by the cia during the rule of moammar gadhafi he now has the support of saudi arabia u.a.e. and egypt and is also reported to have more than french the. despite a u.n. arms embargo. but the fighting intensifying many libyans say a political solution is needed but that can only come if foreign powers stop their covert military support. out of there still ahead on al-jazeera.
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for much of the inmates this crowd see people dying and sometimes in bed due to the monstrous abuse we speak to the men and women who survived torture and abuse in ethiopia's most notorious prison. we've got some rather unsettled weather coming into parts of southern china over the next couple of days still looking at a fair bit of cloud drifting in from west to east that will thicken up that will put to some heavy downpours on the stay over towards wacom for example south of that fata dry home called twenty dorris a southerly wind coming in with keeping that southerly as we go on into friday twenty nine the rain much just push and notice that right a good deal more extensive by that stage.

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