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down the line well into the future defined rhetoric we've heard from the oil ministry more or less for most of the day we heard a statement from the foreign ministry let me read a piece of it to you the new foreign ministry spokesman abbas mousavi said in a statement considering the basic u.s. sanctions were illegal the islam republic of iran it did not and does not attach any importance to these waivers yet regarding the possible negative impacts and the increased impacts on iran the government the foreign ministry will be working with domestic and international partners and crew including the european union to try to come up with solutions and the statement goes on to say that that will be fed back to the supreme authorities and a decision an appropriate decision will be passed and made public now bear with me i'm going to try to explain why this very bureaucratic government speech style statement does give us a sense of what iran is going through most of these predecessor was often known to respond to u.s. accusations and statements and comments of decisions by saying it's not worth it to
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respond to those statements or accusations or decisions this is really just another way of the foreign ministry saying the same thing even with their new spokesman and what's interesting is here it gives you a sense of the fact that iran is truly cornered by the united states that many people would say expertly cornered and there's not much else they can do other than keep calm and carry on. sudan's military council has warned people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove them but the warning came after protest leaders suspended talks with the transitional military council saying they no longer recognize it a coalition of opposition parties is demanding an immediate end to military rule and they stablish mint of a civilian government and protesters say they'll stay put until that happens. if we don't go and carry on shouting out in the streets nothing's going to we're not just you know we still exist then obviously is this really what not moving on to do it really is all i want to you know the month i don't want to vote on what happened
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yesterday doesn't satisfy our ambitions how long are they going to talk. to an attorney who work. let's get more from that have a morgan in khartoum so any sign of this standoff coming to an end at all between protesters and the military rulers. where the military council spokesman spoke earlier on state television and he said that the council itself is still willing to negotiate not just with the coalition but with of the political parties but yesterday we've heard from the coalition of freedom of change of correlation of twenty two parties saying that they do not want to negotiate with the council anymore they're saying that the council is not keen to hand over power to a civilian government and they also said that they will be and are seeing their own civilian council that will be handling the affairs of forming a transitional government in the coming days so people right now in front of the army headquarters are continuing with their sit in waiting for that announcement to happen waiting for them to see the council that will be forming that transitional
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government but laurent the military council a thing that they will continue goldfish and they're hoping that within a week they will have or apply to all parties not just the coalition that has already suspended talks with them so when you say that the talks might continue does that suggest that any kind of threat to remove them by force or is essentially going away. well the council also in the past about it is now going to use force to try to remove the protesters it's yesterday did issue an order saying that the protesters have to remove the roadblocks and wrote that road block is of great significance to those of the states and are and it's been there since the sixth of april it's what made security forces have a hard time getting to the to the thousands of people sitting in front of the army headquarters demanding change that's how they were able to get their army to oust president ahmed bashir from power on the eleventh so they're saying that removing those who are blocks would make it easier for the security forces and the military and the police to come and disperse the states in the military council is saying
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that they have no intention of forcing the protesters they're going to let them stay there until they are convinced with any change that they see tangible on the ground but that's the issue there is no change for those protesters at the moment they're saying that the military council is not eager to hand over power so while there is a bit of a hard time on from the coalition and from protesters and a bit of a softer tone from the military council to show that they still want to negotiate they still want to end this standoff at the moment the situation on the ground seems to be that the that the sit in will continue until a council is formed when morgan thank you very much indeed still to come our ancestral land in utah threatened by u.s. government proposals to open it up to mining we need the native americans fighting to protect it. and the guerrillas who sadly seem to be ready for their close up.
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hello there the weather is changing for us across europe have been glorious in the northwest but we've had a lot of weather in the south and that's now pushing its way further northwards we'll see those showers creep their way over parts of france across italy as well on tuesday and then gradually will see things go downhill for the northwestern parts as well so a maximum temperature in london just of seventeen degrees and it will be rather wet and gray as well we're also see a few showers over parts of denmark that will be working the way to norway and sweden say things turning a bit soggy here the northeast though should be fine moscow will have a warm day with a temperature of around twenty one degrees for the other side of the mediterranean where you can see the winds here working their way out through libya picking up a lot of sand and dust as they do say so rather murky here under that cloud we're also seeing a fair amount more cloud to make its way into morocco with a lot of rain so
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a wet day there in robots and that system then works his way eastwards the temperatures in algiers will be dropping as well so wednesday won't get any higher than around seventeen for the central belt of africa where here there's lots of showers currently but we've plenty more as we head through the next few days and heavy ones and go born but also around that coast of west africa it is looking rather soviet times the showers will be heavy. if you changed since you assert. charting the lives of the children of apartheid over twenty one years each story reflecting the history of the martic social and political change twenty eight hours south africa part one on our jazeera.
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amount of the top stories here on our. emergency powers of coming to force in sri lanka following sunday's bomb attacks which killed at least two hundred ninety people a lot of security forces to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order. the u.s. says it will no longer allow any country to buy iranian oil without it facing sanctions and movies aimed at reducing iran's or export its main revenue source to zero. and you don't sudan's military council is warning people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling it may take action to remove them stop the talks between protest leaders and the military council. has been the third and final
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day of voting in egypt's controversial referendum which could extend president of the term in office until twenty thirty efficient results are expected to be announced on tuesday but rights groups say the referendum won't be free or fair if approved a constitutional amendment could allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the military. and a roster is an associate professor of media and cultural studies at the doha institute for graduate studies he says the amendment further entrench dictatorship . there is very little opposition in egypt the egyptian government has done a very good job of consolidating power over the last six years they've eliminated opposition parties they've shut down opposition media just in the lead up to this vote they've shut down thirty four thousand websites they also arrested political figures about one hundred twenty of them in the lead up so the really is no space
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for dissent in egypt at the moment and i think you know a lot of analysts are predicting that it's really a matter of time before there is another sort of protest movement another another uprising and these amendments further entrench military dictatorship in egypt and i think you can expect even more repression and power consolidation unfortunately. forces loyal to warlord holly for have to have shelled an area south of the libyan capital tripoli overnight as they continue to push for control of the city the attacks and. reduced buildings to rubble and burnt out cars forces from the un recognized government based in tripoli have been attempting to repel the offensive the world health organization says two hundred fifty four people have been killed and move the thousand injured in the past three weeks police in algeria have arrested five billionaires in an anti corruption investigation as protests continue in the capital demanding
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a complete overhaul of leadership those arrested is said to be close to former president did as he is but if the former prime minister and the current finance minister also been ordered to appear in court in connection with an investigation into the misuse of public money. mali's president has named say as the new prime minister after the anti-government resigned on thursday say we're now in charge of forming a new cabinet announcement follows protests over the massacre of one hundred fifty seven for lonny villages last month. the administration was also criticised for its handling of the mass killing nicholas haq has little from monday's capital bamako he's at the age of forty one young he is known for many political parties and he is of ethnic polani origin from the region where there were three weeks ago the mass killing of one hundred sixty seven polani villagers by militia groups so it seems that the decision taken by president abraham barker came to nominate this young man
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as the prime minister is kind of the candidate of appeasement he was the former. finance minister under the previous government building an important post. with a portfolio of five billion dollars for this country and so he he essentially is supposed to be the mound that will. really resurrect the government of mali because over the weekend you brian burke arteta has been consulting various actors from civil society to the opposition to members of the ruling party to find someone who could lead a new government on a campaign of stunts jokes and viral videos things are now getting serious for ukraine's new president for them is the lenski the t.v. comedian one sunday's vote with a resounding seventy three percent on a promise to end the war in eastern ukraine and reach out corruption from kiev from interest to walker reports on the challenges in our faces. there's no
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sign of the political protest kiev's independence square is famous for. but rebellion is in the air now that ukrainians have elected a comedian to be the president. election observers praised what they called a colorful and competitive campaign i would really full hearts to like to congress relate the citizens of ukraine for their deep commitment to democracy demonstrate that incompetent elections in which they have it's really a free choice given ukraine's history of contested votes and violent revolution sunday's election went so smoothly that both candidates agreed ukraine has set an example to other countries in the region including russia a russian meme is now circulating featuring russia's most popular comic alongside
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vladimir putin putin is saying don't even think about it. thank. him or democratic ukraine might even be a way for president elect below to me as a lenski to tackle the conflict in eastern ukraine against russia and russian backed forces. what he needs to do is to work very quickly to improve the lives of ordinary ukrainians and if he's able to do that i think ukrainians in the donbass under the part that is under russian control could look at what's going on in ukraine there's new dynamism perhaps and so you know what maybe it's worth for us to stay as part of ukraine maybe it's not worth taking those russian passports that clinton is offering to achieve that zelinsky will now need his political party servant of the people in ukraine's parliament and that would be easy it's a big name for this person to join the good people around him not only guards not
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being businessman's know media managers about people who are going to develop new political group and new political direction which will be effective in the parliament all he will lost his rating during whomping. zielinski one this vote in almost every ukrainian region that's a high degree of national good will for a man who's new to the job he will now have to explain his long term plan to the people robin first you will carry out his era here. british police say more than a thousand people have been arrested since mass climate change protests began in london a week ago the so-called extinction rebellion set out to bring central london to a standstill blocking roads and bridges to get the government to take more action against climate change any fifty three of those arrested have been formally charged with criminal offenses the latest action saw them staged a die in inside the natural history museum. five native american tribes
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are joining forces to fight plans to reduce wilderness areas in the american state of utah the us government's proposals could see ancestral land opened up to mining environmentalist say it's a dangerous land grab from utah and comfort. fuel and scapes in the western united states are as dramatic as those in utah are walking through the geological masterpiece known as the valley of the gods is simply all inspiring this state is famed for its parks trails and wide wild places it's also where past lives are on it an ancient history is accessible to all the whole areas dotted with a lot of ancestral sites and yellow back again trace his roots to both the navajo and hoopy tribes and says places like the bears is national monument a vital it's about healing not just ourselves but the historical trauma that we've
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experienced how can we heal that from our indigenous peoples here with you the visitors of our land how do we heal that divide and that's what we're trying to do with this landscape for the protections given to both buress and grand staircase escalante monuments would drastically reduce by president trump more than a year ago both areas are now open to mining and mineral extraction where the action i'm taking today we will not only give back your voice over the use of this land we will also reste or your access and your enjoyment public lands will once again be for public use conservationists fear it's just a massive lying grab with grave consequences republicans say they're simply correcting government overreach so look at the beautiful color everywhere. fantastic places many visiting buress national monuments it's a betrayal of native american culture they have seen their vision
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of the way life is best lived essentially trampled on. and this is just one more boot on the neck you know no it's wrong who does the park belong to and it belongs to us the american people and she says and you need to be protecting at frys tribes in the region of now joined together to fight the changes many say they're still living with the harmful legacy of previous mining operations poisoning the air the water the soil and they're affecting us and these are places right next to a lot of our communities and that's environmental racism we can't allow that to happen in this day and age a scholar once wrote that national parks and monuments with the best idea this country ever had but at the moment there's is a grand staircase escalante stand at a vital crossroads what could follow is years of legal wrangling but the stakes
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couldn't be higher not only for the native tribes that call this place home but also for wilderness areas across the united states and gallica al-jazeera needles overlook utah to gorillas have been photographed posing for a selfie the image was taken by the ranger who raised them at a gorilla orphanage in the democratic republic of congo they were brought to the park as babies after pictures killed their parents rangers say the gorillas standing on their two legs to imitate them but a movie on a website. called. top stories on al-jazeera emergency powers of come into force in sri lanka following sunday's coordinated bomb attacks that killed at least two hundred ninety people it gives police and the army powers to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order earlier another bomb was found in
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a van parked near one of the churches that was targeted on sunday police have so far at a twenty four people in connection with the attacks been out front and as has more on the latest developments. in the afternoon today we did hear that the police had recovered an abandoned package filled with explosive detonators obviously these were bombs in them serves but components of that could be used in the making or putting together of such explosive devices later on in the evening we did hear that vehicle had been detected with explosives we did find the bomb disposal scored had been called in the in the process of trying to diffuse that bomb the bomb did go off it was a controlled explosion the u.s. has announced it will no longer allow any country to buy uranium oil without it facing sanctions secretary of state my pompei says waivers that made it possible
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for some countries to purchase or from iran will no longer be issued the decision is intended to bring iran's all exports to zero to nine the government its main source of revenue. it's the third and final day of voting in egypt's controversial referendum which could extend president term in office until twenty thirty the official results are expected to be announced on tuesday but rights groups say the referendum won't be free or fair if approved the constitutional amendment could allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the military forces loyal to warlord holly for have to have shelled an area south of the libyan capital tripoli overnight as they continue to push for control of the city taxes reduced buildings to rubble forces from the un recognized government based in tripoli have been trying to repel the offensive. there's the top stories do stay with us on the stream is up next more news after that.
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ok and i really could be what does it mean to be an arab american today comedian rami yousif joins the string to discuss his new food and series about family and identity and will be sharing your comments and questions with rami so tweet us or leave a comment in our live you tube shot and you too could be in the stream. that has a growing cultural shift in america muslim identity being forged by millennial these
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first generation twenty's and thirty's muslims grew up in the wake of the september eleventh twin towers attacks feeling as if their entire identity focused on being good muslims so comedian robbie use of expose this paradigm in his new streaming t.v. show rami have a look. i want to know who i am i want to explore. like the kids. throw down the government to get evolution and know that. i'm doing and i look in my parents and how strong they are and how they just know everything's going to be ok because they're god. and yet i have sex even though i'm not married. so what that means i'm not a good muslim. i'm just trying to be.
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he weighed in on the right to rob he says he's watching himself on a t.v. screen and he is live here on the street what were you thinking as you are looking at a sow's like we're going to get the last part of. the line in there about leaving and you know what i was very. happy he would have so much to talk about that he's in so i want to die right and because of course this premiered last week this is on friday and so over the weekend lots of people binge to watch and then they tweet us they let us know what they think about it i want to start here on twitter this is no for america who writes more people than not never met a muslim or thought that they never met a muslim in real life romney is one brick to consolidate the gap of public knowledge of who muslims are and what islam is in america so is this think way of putting it there but there someone else who sent us a video comment who has a little bit more enthusiasm for this series this is marion musri she is a nurse practitioner in new york and here's what she thinks of the series. oh my
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god we're listen. i can't believe this isn't mainstream the for once. i found the writing like symbol but it was so funny it was captivating there were so many underlined scenes. at times it was ranchi but he needed this for the first time ever somebody from our community is teaching our narrative and just putting it out there i know it's really controversial between my friends and i absolutely love to be noticed and hopefully there's another season and maybe in the future there's going to be in. a muslim american version using a female instead as a main character give me some ideas there but she talks about people debating this and that's been happening to talk to us about the genesis behind this series and it's not something that you wanted that debate to start happening yeah this is not a feel good t.v. i think it's feeling t.v. i think it's about discussing feelings that's that's all that i set out to do with this these aren't facts this isn't how to this isn't anything other than
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a look at this very specific type of family and i think the debate is really exciting and i think the conversation is really cool it's i love hearing it and i've been scrolling and seeing means and. and i send them the my for. you already. and then i was looking for twitter to see if romney has to see and you are several visit which is like a week how can you have nothing in a week. i think one of the reasons why the series is so different it's because it tackles head on to booze right you can do you put into them this most soltanieh that has received them votes anti semitism why did you feel it's important to put all of that into something that is a drama but also a comedy i think it's important to see a reflection of the real world accurately i think that certain choices. we have an
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uncle character who encompasses a lot of the things that you just brought up and it was really important for me to establish him early on in a t.v. show because television is about planting seeds of characters and certain things that you're going to see grow and you're going to see how we deal with them we don't deal with them right away because we've paced this show i think in a way that's a little more real the real life usually you kind of hear that uncle say things for years and years and years and then one day you're like all right we got to talk about this and seeing it was really important i mean this is a show that in ten episodes i think we have one conversation about trump this is not about being defined in the shadow of him but we do have to see it you know every family has this type of person that is trying i mean we talk about the egyptian revolution and the change or maybe what people feel like is a lack there of change afterwards i remember reading a quote that said yeah we brought down a dictatorship but that way of thinking that dictatorship is in every household we have to talk about it within our families so it's really important to see that up
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top what kind of thing would seem say. what kind of thing would just give a sense of the idea that he is he feels like a kite to from one thousand nine hundred seventy six columns in the us but he's actually acting and reacting in twenty one thousand nine hundred nineteen. a sense of to the way that he thinks will seize the wild well i think it's very limited and he's someone who blames his problems on a lot of different people and has a limited scope but i wouldn't put him in the one nine hundred seventy s. caricature bucket i think he exists in a lot of families and i think if he's in some arab family saying these things he's also i've had jewish friends be like i have an uncle who blames everything on muslims and i know other people who are like you know i have an uncle who blames everything on black people and how we see all of this and. it's the characters algebraic you know you could swap out what he's saying and put it in for somebody else so i think everyone watching this show sees their family and i do think that arabs watching the show maybe will have a hypersensitivity because we're living in
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a time where it is being called certain things just because she criticize the government and so we're kind of lumped into this idea and i respect that sensitivity but i think the you know we're out weighing those risks by showing this character and introducing him in a way where we can hopefully deal with him in the context of the show. is a congresswoman in the united states getting a lot of attention because she's a muslim and that outspoken so one of the tweets here is picking up on what you were just saying about having these conversations that are often uncomfortable so hear what was the most difficult thing about bringing this script to life and were you nervous about the way that your presentation of muslims would be received by muslim sikhs of course if you spent any time in this community this do you know that people have a lot to say about the way that dirty laundry is aired. of course those who are love this community i don't want to seem like no qualms about what i was doing i put a lot of thought into it but ultimately you know i realized i just had to make
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a story that was something that i. i would want to watch in a way that i think things can be dealt with and so it's just my approach that's why i called the show rami and i've never tried to make it seem broader in any way than that. but i think if you operate from what the arab muslim community and the wider muslim community thinks and wants i think as an artist you get handicapped in making the thing that you want to make you know you get thrown off of you know your goals because we have such little representation that's true but if you operate from that scarcity there's no way to expand and so there's no way to make anything i have a picture of your little t.v. rami has on his family. and a lot of people are reacting to the family drama goes beyond being a muslim icon a muslim. about family dramas going out dating mommies
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know being paid attention to daddy's what can he say call me all of that kind of stuff you know you build that into it as well that this multiple things that you're trying to do and it's the whole show really i base a lot of the approach off my stand up so my stand up is not me getting up there saying hey i'm a good guy. you know i'm lovable. wow who would've thought i'm not really interested in that for me it's about interrogating myself and my intentions and it's about trying to imagine what i think is the higher version of myself which is a version that that's why i am drawn to being muslim that is that is why that is a huge part of my identity i'm trying to get that out of myself and so this family is built around that interrogation they're interrogating one another they're interrogating rami they're also looking at each other it's introspective by design and when you're doing that you want to lead with conflict and problems that are grounded in reality so it's none of this is about being sensational but it's about
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getting to the core of our intentions in an honest way it's about trying to live in the truth. an interrogation and a form is always kind of a messy process is actually when you are as you mentioned this is a story about one person and that one person's family and yet other people will see themselves and so take a look at this this is a little bit of criticism this is on twitter who says i'm just waiting for a day but a muslim show isn't about someone struggling to hold on to yes the struggles exist in our community but it's now radicalizing the quote unquote practicing muslims in the eyes of the non muslims and is normalizing the sins to the actual muslims so that's that's one take on it and here's another one this is arab and we found this on that first take of course you know where it just so that we don't lump things up it's an interesting point i think that there's a lot of guilt in this show so i don't really see a lot happening in this show were openly promoting and being like that was the
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right choice by design romney is a really flawed character i mean arguably he might not even be your favorite likable character like he's messing up every you know every step he takes and i don't feel like this is a promotion of sins if anything the idea of being on the straight path is glorified religion is not even questioned or vilified in the way that it is in a lot of other art and it's also interesting when people say i'm waiting for the day when we have a show as if there's this like bank of shows but sometimes people are like why does every show and i'm like what shows like what movies like what we have ten do we have ten in contemporary and i think that's you must account to them how many to count i don't i don't know i i don't think it's ten maybe ten and so i don't like if we're talking let's say even in a glorious version there are ten things that is such a small amount of media to represent this many people so the nature of the comment confuses me so i'm glad that you yes when you did because this is ahead of the
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flipside of that yes as someone who's. was that muslims in my cohort are not ready to face the facts that muslims do sin and they grapple with their identity especially if they are first generation only difference is it's on t.v. it's not a rejection of the dean or the religion and it's not an attempt to assimilate with hollywood. that is how i feel this is not about assimilation and i don't think there's a lot of sex in this show i do not think that any moment i have equated sexual freedom with freedom. this is something that doesn't bring you know these characters aren't like having sex and saying wow i did it you know this is the truth i think the there's a lot of dissatisfaction because i think that's real life so i don't think that we're putting anything up and saying this is the answer i'm only interested in asking questions and that's the only thing that's exciting to me i like that because there is one of the scenes for our audience that have seen this they will understand the scene but i'll explain it for those who have it where your character goes into a liquor store and feels conflicted about buying alcohol for
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a friend and then feels judged you feel guilty because selling it to you is also muslim but if you know the religion you know the faith you're not supposed to be selling it either and so your character feels guilty for buying it but the man is selling it and i just remember that subtext if you're going to have been thought about it and it's so funny about the layers of the community and then also what spoke to me and. i'm resisting telling you because i want you to go what just on if you're in the states romney t.v. romney says i was so happy before i had said yes yes he was so happy like he didn't question paul and think it was bugs and b. and rainbows and then we had sex and many that's one of the most i think one of the most genuine moments will really get to the core of like what his heart is that he feels a little plagued by what's going to you know also a major player and he's got k. i mean you know but you know it's something that you know that scene in the mosque
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a lot. the scenes in the mosque are really important because you know to me i feel like i was that was the character that when he has a problem he goes to pray yeah you know when he died trying to figure his life out you use that as an outlet i mean this is this is a real connection that he feels to you i also enjoy in rami in the ten episodes the women are very important what happens to the women and how they are grappling with what is happening with their family and also what is happening with their fate for life so you know the important you know let's have a look at dina do you know is romney's sister in this serious she's paid by may. exactly as she gets frustrated that their parents treat her differently than her brother havoc. where the kids like you and. i'm going to be tough. they're going to go. at least take some but know with you you'll be hungry later for that was filled with sugar. yes that's not true sonny from
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me as on it yeah you know the kids are in my purse near the back from. ok i'm going to fatness tonight. they're going to you know this is the second time this week i'm twenty five years old why is there a limit does anyone even care where romney goes you guys never ask him where he is he just told me he's going out there for this so he literally gave you know information you're going to go live you must love you have what are you getting about ok i'm leaving. you know. don't be. running i noticed that a lot of the episodes that had. focus on the living titus was actually i directed by women on written by winning did you just say ok ok ladies and take this one away because i want it to be feel genuine experience and not from mine yeah i mean absolutely i think is really important i mean we. as
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a producing team i mean this is my friends and you know we're men. in our hiring process every hire we made was a woman and it's not even on some you know needing to check a box it was really no we want to expand we want to tell stories i mean we in ten episodes for a season which is not a lot of real estate dedicated to four episodes to two types of women right so there's these are only two certain types so we're not we're not covering any everything we can but it was really important to me and that's the kind of thing where you have a show called rami and you go to a network and say yeah i'm not going to be in two episodes at first is the complete i roll and then it became clear that it was the best thing for the show. because we're talking about women there's like a few takes on their depiction and then here says one of the first episodes of rummy on hulu his first intentional date with a muslim woman was how larry yes the scene highlighted aside i'm
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a lineal first generation of women that's rarely shown women can have control of their sexuality and still embody traditional and cultural values so that's a slight teaser for our audience that hasn't seen it but another take this is mariam and she says it made me super uncomfortable that romney doesn't have a single how the friendship with any muslim women and she takes a little dig here she says to be honest i wouldn't be surprised if that was the actor romney's in real life experience but it would have been nice to see something aspirational in there so i don't think she actually knows you but romney take take this on she said she's disappointed in that yeah i mean i think that you know there's again there's ten episodes so we're kind of taking a look at what we can handle and what we can take so i was really interested in seeing gen-u. ine. and of love between men who are friends i think the narrative often between guys is bro do whatever you can do not get married it's the complete opposite in this show i mean you have friends who are trying to do see the best for their buddy
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and so in an era of like toxic masculinity i really wanted to highlight men trying to take care of each other and what i believe all his really shined they're trying to get yeah they want the best for him and i believe all his romantic relationships are in my mind healthy explorations that bring up thoughtful points so in terms of not having friend who is platonic in the show i would love to see that and we have ten episodes and i said three of them i'm not even and just because you don't see it you also you know don't really see me use the bathroom much in the show but i do you see i really do see all of elements of the offering which you can speak sort of really said that you're trying to put try this most t.v. shows don't go into that. would just leave. the bathroom toys in the show and i swear i use it as much more. just because it's not happening and i think you know i get the. you know there's
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a little bit of like resentment behind that statement i understand i mean this is we're in a male dominated media i can't help it that i am man and i'm in this situation of being a man comes with it but. not i don't not saying like i'm not saying that like oh woe is me no i get it i and that's why all our hires have been the way that they have i am so excited for any privilege i see for piano man not just is just it is what it is and so when people want to. me to i would love to get a second season and make that show or and support that show in any way that i can. divest the southern portion for so many one just put a family to be muslim american so you've got that. yes you're just seeing their lies but also diversity in the way that the show is cost. to cross the border let me give you a little clip here this was shot by you romney but also two of the characters romney the t.v. character and steve romney's t.v.
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friend it gets complicated in a moment but let's start here i always appreciate the diverse perspective that you two brought to this company romney with the mediterranean flair and steve every day you reminded me that things could be so much worse thank you guys. so that made me laugh a lot but also the character of steve is played by in that cold steve way who in real life there's a connection but let me go to. what i don't know what do you mean i wonder if they saw you on instagram this morning they took a screengrab so here's more for america who says one of romney's episodes is about helping his friend steve who was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy go on a date probably posted this photo on instagram are they friends in real life if yes for how long have they meet the picture of us in high school ten years ago. we graduated in yeah like a month or two from now in two thousand and ten years ago. and when you challenge
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write that ten years in a little yeah we've known each other since we were like eight or nine so i guess i've known him for like twenty years. and he's been just a huge part of my life and someone that i always knew was really funny in a really talented comedian that can barely get on stage because of excess ability issues so his access to a career path first as mine is like so much more limited and the opportunity to spotlight him on the show is really exciting i've been talking about t.v. rami and remy he's sitting right in front of us there's a beautiful picture here that i love which is the actor who plays i think he's a lighter who plays you as a young. and then you directing him in that episode and then that's the question about whether how much of romney in the t.v. series is you and how much is your life and how much is your imagination it's if
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it's from a conversation today you know it's a bit of. a skewed reality so in real life i think my family when they watch this show i think the feel of a separation because they're like ok that's not us i tried to imagine a family that was a little less communicative than my own and i also tried to imagine my life if i wasn't a writer and. comic and all these things where i have a creative outlet like what would it look like if i was more stuck or to look like if i was more aimless and how would it feel to be in a slightly different type of family but still have a lot of the feelings that i do and so it's traumatized for that child so a lot of the dynamics between stephen even me and and me and david plays ahmed are rooted in our real life energy but you know where we take it again is to feed and to grow that interrogation which is to keep this introspective as possible and it's one i want to play a comment we got from someone who wrote this piece because look at the headline who
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has to rethink the series rob me is a show i wish i'd had growing up as a muslim american so the person behind that thing to us this comment can take a look at this this is simeon about the who's at fast company still around he's the first generation every. step. of the air character it's creeping into the mainstream a generation that hasn't been able to wanted to really explore their identity or vulnerability on screen and is willing to do the work of asking difficult questions of the culture itself sprout moments slows contradictions seeking sets a human. so humanizing that experience another person here on you tube is how says i hope the series can definitely provide a look into the social pressures and cultural stigma that first generation people and immigrants grow through which i think our audience is saying you have done so in getting this made what was the biggest challenge there. i
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think you know we're in a spot where hollywood is actually finally kind of coming around to being excited about these stories. it's why when people like there should be a version of the show with a woman that i'm very sure that that will happen and i'm excited for that to happen because i think there's an eagerness to that i would say the part that actually is a little bit more difficult to get in is the faith stuff and that is the stuff that i really you know fought for and feel really happy with how we got in there i'm just going to entail a tweet that you shadow my show romney. is now streaming on who they are and this is how i feel can you say that would what is that feeling right there. munchkin i don't i can say the word that's why i share the picture of the it's like my this and i'm proud you know i don't. just go out to the vibe. it's great having you here on the city he said much for the many who believe how many people reacting online if they haven't watched it i think everyone will want to
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write the show you can see romney if you're in the us trading on the new right now until next time luke and i will see you on line thanks so much. first in the heart of the amazon the philippian family is the ten lives imperiled to harvest brazil nuts the love that it's getting the cargo to the capital is an even more dangerous challenge to cut risking it
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all and then libya was the dutch place on al-jazeera. examining the headlines a collapsed economy babe's the beni people are struggling to survive setting the discussions people have looked away i don't think look at it that way anymore sharing personal stories with a global audience explore an abundance of world class programming designed to inform the media's motivate and inspire and place the world is watching on al-jazeera planty fascist anti establishment and provocative stern and despite the recent official disbanding of its militarized wing a basque separatist movement just found alive and well on the terraces of a build files stadium. a place where political revolutionaries share
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a platform and ideology with follow football hooligans. and read all the death on al-jazeera. in the. past couple of the mother living. above land. i know i'm more interested in on the top stories our knowledge is there sri lanka's president has given the military sweeping new powers following sunday's bombings that killed nearly three hundred people the army and the police are now able to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order firstly reports from colombo soldiers back on the streets of colombo a decade after sri lanka's long running civil war ended their presence was brought
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on by a series of bomb blasts across the island on sunday that targeted hotels and churches at hospitals there was confusion and grief as people try desperately to find their relatives the to the my sister is in the intensive care unit she's in a bad way i've lost my whole family my two children they've still not been found i can't bear to think i might have to identify them by their body parts and the. those with no luck at the hospitals move on to the morgue it's a grim task here police have put up slides of the victims to help people identify their relatives tuesday has been declared a national day of mourning and the country remains on high alert. explosives were found in a car parked near one of the churches that was attacked in colombo it exploded as
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bomb disposal squads try to defuse it. questions are being asked about whether this could have been prevented especially since some in government haven't met at their world warnings that such an attack may happen the first warning had come on the fourth of april on the nineteenth of april the. defense ministry has been informed the situation good idea. and they have made. suspect that there is very very sorry as a government be able to see it and be able to gauge to the families and the days dushan. about this incident no group has claimed responsibility but the government says it suspects a little known group called national tell he and believes it carried out the attacks but the support of an international network it has imposed a curfew arrested at least two dozen people blocked access to social media sites
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and declared a state of limited imagine. florence li al-jazeera colombo the u.s. has announced it will no longer allow any country to buy it reigne an oil without it facing sanctions sector so it might pump a zero says waivers that made it possible for some countries to purchase oil from iran will no longer be issued the decision is intended to bring iran's oil exports to zero denying the government its main source of revenue sudan's military council is want people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove them at the warning came after protest leaders suspended talks with the transition transitional military council saying they no longer recognize it a coalition of opposition parties is demanding an immediate end to military rule and they stop measurement in a civilian government and protesters say they'll stay put until that happens. if we don't go and carry on shouting out in the streets nothing's going to. just you know
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we still exist then obviously there's this real one not moving on to doing this or i want to you know the month of ramadan brought it out what happened yesterday doesn't satisfy our ambitions how long are they going to talk we don't want to. work it's the third and final day of voting in egypt's controversial referendum which could extend president of the fatah cc's term in office until twenty thirty if issue results are expected to be announced on tuesday if approved the amendments would also allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the military. forces loyal to warlord holy for have to have shelled an area south of the libyan capital tripoli overnight as they continue to push for control of the city it taks in irons are reduced buildings to rubble forces from the un recognized government based in tripoli have been trying to repel the offensive there's a had and do stay with us twenty eight up south africa is coming up next more news
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after that i think. she asked. that. oh. thank you oh.
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she. used to do he has some way. as well. the first film to see there when she was seven. she was one of a group of children from all over south africa it was nine hundred ninety two and they had very little in common black white rich and put some left in townships some white suburbs officially segregated by apartheid. it was only two years since mandela's release from prison and the racist policies of the past were just beginning to crumble. since then we have followed their lives filming them every seven years. in one thousand nine hundred four not some mandela became their president and as
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they grew up every south african was made a full by law because. this coming. now they are twenty eight we hear from them again. they sound like one of the creationists yes i was in their late yeah. i was. lives in johannesburg. i was. born in soweto his journey has been unusual. as a boy he attended st john's in elite's private school at that time it was was to exclusively white and english speaking. like so much as he used to. sit but i don't really know what it was. generating
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a special. person with time. i always speak english that's why i don't mean the only. thing i wish purplish how do you feel about that right. in john's was an hour's drive from his home town. doesn't vary where translation very weird time for me because i was getting more and more involved and nice and john's life and my son john's friends i wasn't hanging out with my friends as much as i was when i was younger because. obviously waking up at five o'clock in the morning. and then getting the transport best already and jones and by the time i get back it's six o'clock at night. so i pod the reason why i didn't see them but then when i did see them. they all started pointing out that i was stunned to talk differently because i'm going to this fancy school and all is and i think i'm better than them
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and you know for me which is what are you talking about i have no idea what you're talking about so we go to different schools we're still friends right it's not. just think of yourself as an african. why not. just sound. good. you think of yourself as african yet very much so of course and. i think if you had a few born in africa you're african. by the time to who was fourteen the family had moved to the suburbs or made possible by katz
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father one of the greatest soccer stars of his generation. i really admired my dad i just think he's such a great person he's done a lot of stone a lot for for me put me in a dish school because. he's gone from the streets as a way to just playing soccer. just on the streets to all the way just living. and then the suburbs. and his strategist base too is a good family. no cats and his brother maps move in the most fashionable circles. you think your community hears it's a conflict to be honest it's a conflict of trying to be part of a certain scene and trying to belong in so many different spaces and obviously as
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humans we all just want to belong and be a part of something somewhere so. yeah it is a huge conflict of all these different aspects of my life of trying to belong in all of them and whether there's a point of trying to belong or them who knows. but trying to make them or marian and work together. is something that i'd like to try and achieve. throughout the years of apartheid rugby was the flagship sport of the white community. going one hundred twenty kilos and with twenty eight caps and national team for the mob it has become a household name. against him carol brought in the sweater almost from a previous quickly there's a little overlap of the four but then the coverdale are going to want us any self
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self of us me i'll pick you a few different protocols that are closer to the culture of not. this early life was spent miles from anywhere on a farm in the north of the country you know what the people are like you are. but so. but they'll be he says but food's free thank you did also the embassies take correct me they will spill certainly that christmas spirit oh you know there's no place. i didn't. i've been to give us and i can't call food glossy on the line for gram for a collector who report that. but by for my record i thought of turning those. deal. venom was only eight years old when his father was killed in
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a car crash it was all the dossier he had a hearty meal to give him each. summer well enough. in the dry sun they did he lead they needed outside hundred ninety five he got a dog. does not prove to come a morning not an instance of that he made little incident she said to a group of well look at it for looks me do you have only given me. the meat you had the notion of only from botching implemented in prague. they sold the farm and moved to the city. at fourteen he was at an afrikaans speaking secondary school. because of the language barrier not many black people chose to go either. when he was
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seven schools had not yet been integrated. starts what continuous flow. you know sisters. was clearly a lot of flesh. school. and school they don't just oppose it so what it does not use the bozos on next who owes her the dirt so. i'm ok let's go east. it was only for lenny the mocking was coco knows he would lead sydney i love brothers one of those good news first i. was stupid thank goodness i. got a little new school. i didn't have school as it is and like it was by her means i could be nice to give it a shot for the me. a twenty one villain was a university in johannesburg but playing rugby had already become his priority
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aspect for a spell but look i'm not a hoarder throws convience lot like oral form thread because the heel. was. going to. young man instead of because of the rim of c.n.n. as he talked we still almost broke the vote was he who can who has always promoted the vote and said over the course only luck was that he bought this what i feel i please him to stop and so let it stop. i could look at the say i could have been administer myself through an economic and then act as the over business of yes almost but i would devotedly. more. it was november the first two thousand and ten when he heard the news that he had been selected in the squad to spawn on for quite a bit of the c.n.n.
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needed throat's arm of us and was by it at least i could deal in no malice i mean high fives in a less money for an organ through which will flee straight. be honest but two in front of lawn and two in front of it along for the i know from the offspring look dude so i could later look for an orphaned old fish their fish came. the to my base the conservation i was a cubase the from the from all that. audio of what felt and as i said there were many ways that is what opus thought and eloquent for that one alike and that's the lead. for the better or for appropriate of. before and so i should all get a full i didn't mention
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a successful. xandra township in the north of johannesburg has been home to france his whole life. i'm living he had no i'm staying here now that i know this yeah we did seven first interviewed if as series of ops seven hobbs we got it here when i was seven. you. know much like to let the mighty. by then we were living i think we live in a fast living here i created in my father my mother my sister my cousins can you know save living in a small crowded place. you know when it's hot you know it's not it's not just an environment it's very neat. but
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a bit. chest automan you know and so far and free you know i've tried to. place to him already as much as possible. when he was fourteen his passion was saka. who end up ok the professional people asked for financially because. from side in when young. people will see excuse to read up on. bill. t.v. doing. he did get on t.v. but not as a soccer player. or it's up. to
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me. overly disagreed with that you can look at your particular. sect. for me it was exciting because i was doing something that. and then in their spirit it was nice because well it does challenging because you have to wake up in the morning saying. my phone call between a lot i want to. be . his soap opera has come to an end and france is out of work. i mean you couldn't buy costing egypt. maybe your neck i need the opportunity now to gain.
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a twenty one he was just as frustrated. still government is not doing enough already. and for may she need opportunity with you for one more ground floor for people on through. you know. i'm going to one of. these people living like that in life. and going to. do and then food to. get by planting. the twenty eight just a little doing something he never thought he would do and for it to give what you do fear that b.p. . or believe in the media to do for you. really get more money. it was.
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while you guys said you know i have to think because of my sisters that we haven't had to say that learning how to cook for my father or if a meeting was off my fat ass or. i may be levi and i believe. that i was to buy this for me assuming he sees behaves you. have to buy it. i don't believe in what we do to change or what it best. to continue to live we. fight. i guess when you're twenty eight you feel that you should achieve something there is an expectation to have either achieved
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a certain level in your life or to be going somewhere. with what you want to do. grew up in an affluent liberal household in johannesburg it's going to be a seat i don't know how did it end. so like you've got some. motion the norm on the g. and the one dog and the one catch all much to look up to them. to take it off oh it's name's tom tom your. strong you know this you know what hurts just very just a pain in the neck every week by fourteen she had started to produce off works. this. is self portrait of an animal which is done and well passed almost.
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by twenty one she was into music and man. you know. do you have boyfriends you know. did. i think i was a very unhappy i know i was unhappy when i was a boss t. so it was a big escapism to go out and just behave as insane me as i could have my side by side with the guy that night he was very nice and i think that's that's the sweet sad yeah that's that's bad that's not good that's. how i thought the set up and you have a sense of what kind of man you would be understood yeah i'm probably somebody who's not threatened by me a lot of people are threatened by me so far as i'm concerned by your kids probably i mean your face i mean accused of being in your face very often.
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and she made. sounds life changed dramatically on many channels internets. it was interesting i got on some really bad blind dates some really awful ones and i wasn't like overly keen to meet him put it that way and eventually after about two months of emailing i decided ok whatever it's a drink so i went and i told him before i got this just a drink i'm not feeling so well you know and by the time i had a drink and he got a really well i was like he was like oh do you want to go somewhere else like your show is a god but you said you're sick i'm like no no i'm feeling fine i'm feeling absolutely fine i don't even met somebody who i got on with as quickly as i got on with him. it's just nice to know that no matter what happens in the day i can come home and he's here you know and the fact that for any device i can i ask him the fact that if i have a terrible fight with somebody he'll back me up you know and it's clear that unconditional. efforts to teach turkish. yeah absolutely.
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heal our patients noisey forgiving. when it comes to teaching me turkish what's the most complicated thing you can say to her. and we stand was it was it what he or muslim the thing is if you know it's interesting this to be all muslim is to be is do speak english. that's about all you know if i don't speak english i'm pretty scary. to see this day starts and sweater at five am. and the lives i mean if you stop. them being as blake the as muslim rupie.
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yeah i get one i'm going to give him a i mean this i think the future is bright. she lives in threes. small rooms with her family. when she was a little girl the home was a shack in a squatter camp. and she don't know why it was. dumped out on the plains or pleasure of a lot of it was zero risk. lonnie told us was never used just. so it played nice as a. at twenty one she didn't have a job and helped around the house to keep busy. there's a. school you see. i was in the miles good to see that i don't see
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my way so tina limited to sales i'm concerned and i'm going to see just how fluke. not embassy across town every morning to get to the office for eight o'clock. i decided to myself so cold til we can school for the computer and administrate so i did that cause. seven months. and then i post that cause my dad was painful. just to get one on each end and hope for the helps by the way. she'd been working as an office cleaner when she was offered the job as a receptionist. at that time they told me i was going by there the same time was
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good. i didn't have any idea how to wake in a day office environment i didn't even call to school for. most of the people to what degree increase what it. but it would be like it would be me being to date. she's been there for three years and her salary supports the household my fist pay. lots of hundreds lots of what. and i didn't run to the woods before you begin and need to bung me mames. we know the culture we know the problems that affect this part of the world very very well and that is something that we're trying to take to the rest of the well
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we have gone to places and we've pointed out a story that it might take an international network for months to be able to do it united nations peacekeepers have to follow it i'm tired. we are challenging the forces we're challenging companies who are going to places where nobody else is going. over the throne and exiled their point again saying i'm sure all this miss beecham you an intimate film about the struggle of the elected leader of madagascar to return to his country and reinstate his presidency he knows that the truth is true she's fine and we. think she is the. nutrition case return of the president on al-jazeera.
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and for your. hello unearned hainan on the other top stories are now to syria sri lanka's president has given the military sweeping new powers following sunday's bombings that killed nearly three hundred people the army and the police are now able to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order earlier a bomb was found in a van parked near one of the churches targeted on sunday it went off as experts try to diffuse it
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a police have so far rested twenty four people in connection with the attacks and elfin and as has more from colombo in the afternoon today we did hear that the police had recovered an abandoned package filled with explosive detonators obviously these weren't bombs in them serves but components that could be used in the making or putting together of such explosive devices later on in the evening we did hear that vehicle had been detected with explosives we did find the bomb disposal scored had been called in the in the process of trying to diffuse that bomb the bomb did go off it was a controlled explosion of the u.s. has announced it will no longer allow any country to by iranian oil without it facing sanctions secretary of state my pump says waivers that made it possible for
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some countries to purchase or oil from iran will no longer be issued the decision is intended to bring iran's oil exports to zero to nine the government its main source of revenue saddam's military council has warned people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove them warning k.-mart to protest leaders suspended talks with the transitional military council saying they no longer recognize it a coalition of opposition parties is demanding an immediate end to military rule and they step richmond of a civilian government. it's the third and final day of voting in egypt's controversial referendum which could extend president of the fattah term in office until twenty thirty because the results are expected on tuesday but write scripts so the referendum won't be free or fair if approved the constitutional amendment would allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the military there's badlands stay with us twenty eight up south africa continues next i have
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news out after that life and. in the same yeah the film was made to spring but he got married and moved to durban with his bride nicolete tell me about it. you know possibly from. well. you know it's a type advice my. belief there are videos there were hopes last one. i could be nor could i give it to her kind of yet they actually did it my second third so i thought i'd throw the fact that there's nobody
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that's big makes. it a long paper for the wall arts off the mark for my. both of them and nickelodeon were brought up with traditional values. you. don't. love the. movie is what i hear you scott and bob knight shows little it's sort. of clear it. yeah. and i. looked like. him. i remember you were a virgin or twenty one you know both on that i think that that i thought that i
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didn't think. of thought the other party are not twenty one so i think the style of play of what i call threat and at that bottom up to come august. i mean somebody solid done to self the duncans a lot and then i could be seen around enough. and i was really. me i say is the. best. rock be able to stand that is living a sense she would rather you did something safer and i think almost sold for the electrons for others and if i left without a grass then i say funded abide by the polk county. and. not my bonnie at a dorm or off the mike the kike in that's all that's i can do. the i.
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mean. it's all about. france a seven month old daughter sally mina lives with her mother not far from him and alex. how often do you see each other. two weeks or less than two weeks how do you manage times finance we argue sometimes especially in terms of. need and they peace you know. when there's no need peace is a issue but it's my peace that tried to help me. weave some new piece on.
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some on. its knees and one of its who. asked for knuckleheads on top of that. he said diving. cannot like it now and he's a pre-treating so it's i will be poured funny show seen these and so it's going to school for five what if you mean you know hordes you know you go and buy booze out of this one can you know. there and. then your nineteen piece on. one. was. five. twenty one france had never had a job. situation out of one and all that that's a new one for you to talk about and to do it if i want to hear i can spy on each
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one needs to asking about the prudent. guy like nick what about. a moment you feel any less in if it's a license in the last of last week. now france has a new girlfriend to the who works for the n c and every now and then she likes to eat out. boy was. if you need to spot. last off last year i saw my genius like those two ts northwick you know. you would know any savings to give you seriously to think you bite you you know when last year comes to the. us and lisa. says it. this.
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way. you want to produce you don't want it looks nice and. then you know that he has a child. i know it has a child he told me. but so far it doesn't affect i want to see if you are true. yeah. yeah. but not maybe after. school. or why do you why do you walk up and then your place. it will be a close. to create there when god knows. using my new top id. was
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going up to fast by me. i think you have to give me three. in chaperoned by where you live calls on. i think you may even make the best part of growing up. so that's a new job that's coming up and then there's also. new data for macros so i didn't say they were to save it or not that i can do at the age of twenty eight katter's got his career on track with a job as a market analyst. is days it's not about as fun i've got a whole lot more focused. store need to be more focused on a lot that i need to get done and stonie to. to push harder. he discovered snowboarding at twenty one and became hooked which did not amuse his father. he's always kind of medically sacrificed quite
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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 in a circle and at least return the favor in some sort of way. no he works full time but still squeezes him quite a lot of fun or my friends are living alone we get together every monday we go each other's flats cook and drink rum and have a merry good time tonight it's cats turn to cook is preparing the food at the flat he shares with his friend nick. minix point out that you were cooking on the gas was all but there was no flame are you kidding me. whenever and when we're standing in a room full of gas that's totally. i just know a lot of cigarette up here you can have friends when ever you want by being gassed
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what you are done but the brother bugs you just love him and. when you started it's john's cat was cut loose from his upbringing and so after. that. it's been a very core group of friends the past couple years hasn't changed much changed the lead singer from desmond tutu's craig who shane's brother also in the band of them . niggas and a straight a designer so if you work in event management. set standards and he has experience in the ad industry. tonight the dinner is being held after hours at angie's cafe round the corner from where they all the. oh i'm pretty bummed about this actually. again let's have a look at all the chicken pieces on top are perfect and read to be eaten but every
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layer of chicken out on the bottom is completely wrong still. that's up thirteen percent up the temperature and we're just going to eat the millers only for now we'll see how the chicken is in an hour. at least for now we got that and we got so this was going to work at that. wow the whole bottom layer of the chickens roll sorry guys so when this from when you all get drunk later you can have chicken i. think it's really here is the list but. he doesn't know. and i'm like what do you think the difference is between black and white. and kind of the same skin.
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color that could use your cave time two years ago a whole bunch of friends and i we were trying to go into a place and even asses laden but i was allowed in because it reached a quota of nonwhite people in the club which i find quite weird. i always had this thought to live in south africa everyone must possess some sort of piece of racism in them and that's sort of how we all function you know. but it's going to take a long time for that to go away. i mean racism and old friend stephanie hughes and and and south africa. but also served through a. war. that's all for looking for me that's all being self when we. were four hundred but we're going to be at the black the mooc.
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most of the problems we do to help you cause i do provide. cause of people not we keep being if people like radio which an associate then. i think you can be a target. not much i guess i'm i feel like his vision. with his life is kind of fading into oblivion but fortunately people have taken over a majority forgotten about what he stood for. i've been here almost ten years. please no change is no different if you have to wait we have to jump the water. we don't have street. lights. with us we have all of those for those come for us to go to the suburbs
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about new stuff. in between all those dream vision. smoking said the retired this morning all those things. to me that i don't quite have so much on the end about i did the same time he'll call for that's what i believe my being. a lover of art to good use she got a diploma and became a lecturer in graphic design all right so i'm going to get onto the sphere right i was going to paint the sphere try blend it sort of looks round. why be afraid of your painting your brushes get them dirty look at them so you all need water ok i enjoy teaching and i enjoy young people because i can identify with where they're coming from i can you know it's not long ago that i was exactly where they are
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a lot of people forget that we knew that age things a little bit different you know and. you got to your make some leeway for that. seeing them go from like being just passing students to like getting you know really good marks or winning something. is really great i like to see them succeed i get what i want to do is take a big flat brush the bending brush i just started doing the fish and what i started doing was trying to get the three dimensionality. you guys have more time than i have i promise you. why do you have no time tell me. multiple times are you going to go into industry with a them on things and deadlines like this is the time now advice to you to practice that technique because when you're not there you don't have time to practice you kind of have to deliver i want to get back into the arts and i want to get back
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into that really seriously i hope to not work full time as a lecturer like i'm doing now and eventually work part time as i try and do market as well there's nothing better than starting a project and finishing the project and having that sense of achievement i'm not quite sure which way they go now but this is what they're like when you're finished . yeah that's right. yeah and they sold her early so i guess that's a good thing that's success right now. unfortunately my mom. shands mother has long been a patron of the. shining not mine. tonight she is preparing for friday night supper. time i. will tell the world.
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what sort of religion i you know i will cherish how secure. i can what things you have to do if you're jewish you have to do every man is a man. every year you have. you know i am taxed sapper you know what i thought i would traditionally she's off to show you know i suspect a lot as a clerical a boy. what's his name he knew i was jewish that away i knew he was muslim straightaway i mean i'm actually an atheist and i theist you but that's not what i am and he is a very secular muslim. i think that's one of the reasons we adopt to be honest it wasn't because you want to upset people it was just easier i think when one takes it as a personal affront that we never told her but it wasn't about her at all it was just easier at the time were you.
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prophesied i remember when i read some in a very liberal record i'm not surprised i married it was i'm surprised i'm married . if that wasn't my intention ever. in another unexpected twist. my having to leave the country. and very much involved in south west africa as you know. my husband being foreign really struggled to get a visa for him to stay in this country but i mean really really struggled took us literally ten months. of constant fighting i ventured to be got a visa which allows him to be in the country basically do nothing you can't work you can't open a bank account blah blah blah blah here's a guy with degrees he wants to invest in the country he wants to make business what can you do you can't do anything has to go to namibia and do it there.
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way that i remember when i left the out people just walking the streets getting drunk we saw a very long way to go. when i've been close to it we should be. there is so much more study should be done that needs to be improved do you feel a need to be part of the process i'd like to be are that person serious. even if it's tiny small bit i mean i think everyone can be part of the process but what do you think the overall. first on and. profit so it's a. very it feels like a whole another world. how you can apply this how even if i say that this is where everything happens on a sunday on see myself in someone's dad and i'm happy about where i am now because i see we have going. how have you changed since you were severed.
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charging the lives of the children of a part of a twenty one years story reflecting a history as dramatic social and political twenty eight south africa part two. zero. hello there received
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a fair amount of rain over parts of australia and new south wales it's brought as a welcome relief air and we're seeing that wet weather just nudging little bit further towards the east looks like it's still going to be hanging around for much of the day on tuesday but eventually as we head into wednesday it will begin to break up then we're looking at a top temperature of a pleasant twenty two in melbourne and around twenty in adelaide towards the west it will be anywhere warmer force here so perth will be getting to around twenty eight now over towards new zealand we've had a lot of very stormy weather here recently the main focus of that is beginning to pull away towards the east though they're all still some showers following it so for many of us across the north island it will be rather cloudy at times with a few showers around but not as heavy as those that we have seen recently for the south it should be fine for us across the south island and then that fine weather pushes further north as we head into wednesday so it should be fine and settle for most of us a bit further towards the north and we're seeing some rain make its way out of parts of china it is pretty heavy you can see it here making its way away from shanghai so working its way across the korean peninsula and towards japan as well
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so this whole region here does it pretty miserable really as we head through wednesday in the temperatures will be dropping as well towards the west we're also saying but it's no the make its way southwards on wednesday. mobile technology. leading the way in the digital revolution. making a difference in the online as to places. this week tackling sexual health in south africa and the engineering social change in london inspiring young people to do soldiers to me so you see men are all taking. the final episode of life while the laughs on al-jazeera. one of the really special things about working for al-jazeera is that even as a camera woman i get to have so much empathy and contribution to a story i feel we cover this region better than anyone else would be what it is you
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know it's very challenging even in the particular because you have a lot of people that are divided on political issues we are we the people we live to tell the real story so i'll just mended used to do we were indeed journalism we don't feel inferior to the audience across the globe. this is al-jazeera. this is the al-jazeera news hour live from london coming up. another bomb is found in sri lanka where emergency powers are now in effect and many are still searching for loved ones missing after sunday's attacks plus. we've made our
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demands very clear to the ayatollah and his cronies. the u.s. steps up its maximum pressure a strategy on terror on saying any country that buys iranian oil will face sanctions. sudan's military rulers ordered protesters off the road but they're vowing to keep going until there's a civilian government. and has paid the president on t.v. now comedian grow tomatoes lenski faces the serious challenge of running ukraine for real. and i'm we're hardeen in doha with all the day's sport as fernando verdasco comes out on top of an all spanish affair against tracy on a lopez at the barcelona open that and more coming up later this news hour. to begin in sri lanka where emergency powers have not come into force following
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sunday's coordinated bomb attacks two hundred ninety people are known to have been killed among them citizens from at least twelve countries the limited state of emergency gives police and the army extensive powers to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order earlier another bomb was found in a van near one of the churches targeted on sunday it went off as experts tried to defuse it police have so far as to twenty four people in connection with a tax which some in the government had been warned about weeks ago. he has more from colombo. soldiers back on the streets of colombo a decade after sri lanka's long running civil war ended their presence was brought on by a series of bomb blasts across the island on sunday that targeted hotels and churches at hospitals there was confusion and grief as people try desperately to find their relatives the to the load the my sister is in the
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intensive care unit she's in a bad way i've lost my whole family my two children they've still not been found i come to think i have to identify them by their body parts and the. those with no luck at the hospitals move on to the morgue it's a grim task here police have put up slides of the victims to help people identify their relatives tuesday has been declared a national day of mourning and the country remains on high alert. the explosives were found in a cop parked near one of the churches that was attacked in colombo it exploded as bomb disposal squads try to defuse it. questions are being asked about whether this could have been prevented especially since some in government haven't met at their world warnings that such an attack may happen the first warning had come on the
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fourth of april on the nineteenth of april the. defense ministry as seen in the situation to die. and they have major and even the names of the suspect that there is very very saudi government be able to see and be able to gauge to the families and. about this incident no group has claimed responsibility but the government says it suspects a little known group called national. and believes it carried out the attacks but the support of an international network it has imposed a curfew arrested at least two dozen people blocked access to social media sites and declared a state of limited imagine. florence li. colombo went out front and as has worn what they measure to power as main. the limited state of emergency that the government announced taking effect at midnight here in sri lanka this is
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expected to give the police particularly according to the president's office to empower the police or to take adequate measures to see if the people and the country obviously the emergency regulations in their full force are extremely wide ranging and does give. and a much broader palette to deal with the basically. the detainees particularly in terms of into gay sions detention of such people they find of interest to investigations to given the nature and scale and ferocity of those combined and targeted attacks that we saw on easter sunday here in sri lanka the authorities obviously feel the need for these enhanced powers now we are yet to hear the exact details of what exactly has been included in these imagines a grid galatians they will unfold over the coming hours when that document becomes
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public but we are beginning to see the authorities promising to crack down they have sought international assistance we're also hearing of reports that interpol has sent an incident response team on the request of the national authorities as the authorities struggle to cope and try and get a handle on the situation in the meantime we have an island wide police curfew in place through the early hours of tuesday morning as you can see behind me i mean it is past midnight here in sri lanka and the roads are deserted but this is also a result of the police curfew that has been imposed a lot of things happening in unfolding during the course of the day and as to morrow dawns it will be a national day of mourning for sure lankans to remember another day of khan age in its recent history. we're going to speak to roger schwinn of apollo who's
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a research and author on sri lankan politics he joins us live from the english city of oxford thanks everyone for being with us just to get to go back to the group that might be behind this is the strike and officials appearing to blame a local group if they can it has more about that group and whether they would would have needed some external help to carry out attacks on this scale. well this is indeed a very obscure or unknown fringe extremist group. almost no one had heard anything of this to before so there's very little that can be said there were reports that this group was involved in a provocative attack against some buddhist sites a few months ago which is probably when they. they got the attention of the intelligence agencies and the police but beyond that is actually very little known about them they seem to be very marginal very extremist they're supposed to be islamist but they have no real support in the muslim community in sri lanka and to talk us through the question marks over what the government failing to act on on
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potential warnings what was going on that you think well it appears that when this group first came to the police's attention a few months ago that they were monitored at that point and as recently as as far back as two weeks ago the police had sent a report saying that there was the possibility that an attack of this kind could happen that was that was not taken seriously if it went unheeded what did it go on he did you think because they were deemed to be so small and insignificant or do you think that politically mistakes were made in reacting to those warnings. politically the prime minister himself has said that although and you know an important warning was sent it was not brought to his attention and to some extent this is playing out in a sort of a complicated blame game that's going on within the political hierarchy and within the security establishment because everybody knows that you know there was
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intelligence and now it's clear that there's going to be a very serious consequences and the political level in terms of why this was not acted upon so you know quite a few people in the political hierarchy is sort of trying to. make sure that they are not to blame for it the. game is that he tried to escape any blame from for themselves personally and what is also playing into is that there is strong political rivalries at the head of the government between the president and the prime minister and it appears that what the prime minister and the government ministers are saying is that it was really the president's side that was holding back this information and was their lack of cooperation and to some extent their incompetence that led to this outcome what about the state of emergency what will that mean in practice and do you think it's been put in place because they've been not sure whether the attacks over what you think it is more about to preventing future attacks. i think this the fact that the government has resorted in state of
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emergency to some extent signifies the fact that they are themselves scrambling to understand what has happened the scale of what it might involve and they're also responding to the widespread. you know response of the public who are shocked and devastated and disoriented by what's going on but at the same time it's really unclear whether any of these emergency measures are going to be effective are they going to work and there's also the concern that emergency measures in the past you know she never had a twenty five year long civil war most of which took place under emergency measures and those measures were often a matter for concern in terms of the fact that they were abused thank you very much indeed have an ego path like you thought. oh u.s. is raising the pressure on iran saying that any countries which continue to buy oil from tehran from next month will face sanctions it means china india japan south
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korea taiwan turkey italy and greece and no longer exempt they had been given a six month reprieve from the sanctions which washington imposed last year after president withdrew from the twenty fifteen iran nuclear deal it could raise tensions between the u.s. and china which already engaged in a trade standoff beijing has called its all purchases from iran reasonable and legitimate president jordan has more from washington. the u.s. says its efforts to impose a worldwide embargo on iranian oil is already working in the last eleven months the trumpet ministration says iran has lost about ten billion dollars in oil revenue all this says washington to punish the han for what it calls the government's quote aligned ways the top administration and our allies are determined to sustain and expand the maximum economic pressure campaign against iran to end the regimes destabilizing activity threatening the united states our partners and allies and
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security in the middle east these demands are not just coming from the united states government and many of our allies and partners they are similar to what we hear from the iranian people themselves the u.s. imposed oil sanctions on iran in may two thousand eight hundred after it withdrew from what president donald trump called the ineffective iran nuclear deal the u.s. wanted to cut off iran's ability to support hezbollah and who the fighters as well as send aid to governments in syria and venezuela last fall when oil supplies were tight the u.s. gave several countries permission to wrap up their existing iranian oil purchases by no later than may second but now the u.s. says supplies are plentiful and so the five countries still importing iranian crude china india turkey japan and south korea no longer have a reason to keep buying from terre han. to conduct these transactions one almost
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always needs to participate in the financial markets and we intend to enforce the sanctions we don't lay out sanctions that we don't have any intention of encouraging countries to cooperate with analysts say it's important to look at the impact sanctions could have on ties between the u.s. and other countries for example how sanctions could derail current chinese american trade talks but analysts say it's just as important to consider why the white house considers saudi arabia and the united arab emirates and not other oil producing nations key to making the iranian embargo work i think that actually feeds into this narrative of this very close relationship that the president trump has a with the saudi royal family and of course the united states is again this is the president who looks at issues from a transactional standpoint state department officials won't say just how soon after may third that the u.s. will impose sanctions on countries still buying oil from iran but they are adamant
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they say the only way to get iran to change its behavior is by imposing an embargo and the only way to make certain that the embargo works is to impose sanctions on other countries even if those countries happen to be the u.s. as friends rosalyn jordan al-jazeera the state department iran says it is prepared to quote act accordingly following the u.s. decision say mr movie has more action from the capital tehran. in anticipation of pompei was announcement all day we've heard a statement from the oil ministry earlier today and unnamed source in the oil ministry said that the united states has been unable to reduce iran's oil exports to zero and will be unable to down the line well into the future defined rhetoric we've heard from the oil ministry more or less for most of the day we heard a statement from the foreign ministry let me read a piece of it to you the new foreign ministry spokesman abbas mousavi said in a statement considering the basic u.s. sanctions were illegal the islam republic of iran did not and does not attach any
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importance to these waivers yet regarding the possible negative impacts and the increased impacts on iran the government the foreign ministry will be working with domestic and international partners and crew including the european union to try to come up with solutions and the statement goes on to say that that will be fed back to the supreme authorities and a decision an appropriate decision will be passed and made public now bear with me i'm going to try to explain why this very bureaucratic government speech style statement does give us a sense of what iran is going through most of these predecessor was often known to respond to u.s. accusations and statements and comments of decisions by saying it's not worth it to respond to those statements or accusations or decisions this is really just another way of the foreign ministry saying the same thing even with their new spokesman and what's interesting is here it gives you a sense of the fact that iran is truly cornered by the united states there are many people would say expertly cornered and there's not much else they can do other than
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keep calm and carry on. the u.s. has offered a reward of up to ten million dollars for information leading to the disruption of financing for the armed group hizbollah which is backed by iran in osman comes amid concerns in washington about the group's growing role in lebanon's government as well as regional clout has expanded after sending fighters to middle east conflicts including syria where it's forty eight supporter of president bashar assad. iran's president says his country will set up a new joint force with pakistan to step up security along their shared border hassan rouhani made the announcement after talks with pakistan's prime minister imran khan who's been in iran for a two day visit the pair also discussed trade relations between the two countries have been strained recently with each side blaming the other for failing to curb violence by armed groups along the border. coming up on this news hour from london
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voting wraps up in egypt's referendum which is expected to hand more power to president sisi and the military. central land in utah threatened by u.s. government proposals to open it up to mining and meet the native americans fighting to protect it. and the n.b.a. champions are a win away from the second round of playoffs clear we'll have the details and. saddam's military council has warned people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove the warning came after protest leaders suspended talks with the transitional military council saying they no longer recognize it a coalition of opposition parties is demanding an immediate end to military rule and they start a sprint of a civilian government and protest to say they'll stay put until that happens. if we
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don't go and carry on shouting out in the streets nothing's going to let. this real one look more than going to work during. the month i don't want a vote on what happened yesterday doesn't satisfy our ambitions how long are they going to talk we don't want to impose more tangible work what let's get more from have a morgan who's in khartoum so here understand that they've been there's been a statement from the protesters what are they saying. well susan the students the students for freshmen association sorry the students professional association put out a statement saying that they will not accept anything less then the military council handing over power to a civilian government they put out a nineteen page document that highlights or shows their vision for a government for a transitional government now we've heard some members of the coalition some political parties including the largest opposition party the omar party saying that
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they will not be part of the transitional government something a lot of people who are at the army headquarters there have been wanting to hear they saying that they don't want to politicians all political parties to participate in the transitional period they wanted to be a technocrat government now the military council also spoke about an hour ago and said that they will continue to communicate with not just the coalition but other political parties that's to try to form a transitional government despite the coalition suspending talks with the council yesterday so at the moment it seems that people are waiting for the sudanese professional association to announce their names of a civilian government despite the fact that other parties are yet to be on to get on board and this by the fact that the military council is yet to agree to allow allowing dissidents professional association to name its own council have a moment thank you very much indeed i'm joined now by john riley's a longtime sudan research and chair of the rift valley in studio research and
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training organization working in eastern africa thanks very much indeed for coming in to talk to us so. tell me what do you think is going to happen now this is kind of standoff between the military rulers and the protesters not wanting to move from where they are and you know sort of kind of tangible progress between the two sides where ad you see this going i think you really eventually civilians will win because. the region. and. have learned from the experience or is the military took total control of power. it was owed the people realizing what's going to happen and i think they're learning from this experience they don't want to fill in the same trap again and what about this prospect of a talk of a kind of techno government of technocrats would that mean that essentially the government is handed over from the people who protested to a kind of a bunch of experts how would that work. well i would think probably that's the best
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option. but the printer was taken across the country have could be technocrats of people hope long to the government what we call a deep state but i think it's still the best of the two evils by not having a military council did you think that that any kind of prospect of the military intervening against the press as has now actually gone away because there was a moment where it seemed like they were saying you know you need to clear the roads and there's a there was a sort of whiff of threat in the air has that receded you think i think it has because the military under pressure from the african union. africa african organization. and from the pressure from europe through and probably united states lists from the arab league so and this one thing as well in favor of sudan is pretty far away from the arab quarrels and arab politics although it is
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involved some extent but it's not as much and i have feelings at the knees really tend to be willing to be flexible for a new government and the. examples are so many there's no massacres for example i quote you have a rabbi in cairo the military is not. very severe and they were trying to be accommodating they're trying to play the egyptian game for a while but they lost or partially lost because they were trying to a military council for a couple of years to give them breathing space to control the country but obviously this is not going to take place and what i mean you mentioned of passing there's of egypt and other countries in the region and this sort of funding is there from saudi arabia you wait for the military council is that an attempt to keep them in position or how do you interpret that kind of element of funding from some of the region certainly is a powerhouse now is in the gulf area saudi arabia emirates and qatar or some
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extent so i think that's a problem and particular thinking as well or stop from what happened in yemen so the needs soldiers are being deployed in yemen for various reasons and quite controversial too but i think the sudanese people are quite mature like algerians and they're not going to let the military to control the country as before ok general thank you very much indeed for children thank you. now police are now geria have arrested five billionaires in an anti corruption investigation as protests continue in the capital demanding a complete overhaul of leadership those arrested are said to be close to former president abilities but if the former prime minister and the current finance minister who also been ordered to appear in court in connection with investigation into the misuse of public money. after a campaign of stunts jokes and viral videos things are not getting serious for
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ukraine's new president vladimir so let's keep the t.v. comedian one sunday's vote with a resounding seventy three percent on a promise to end the war in eastern ukraine and root out corruption from care robin first you will creep out on the challenges he now faces. there's no sign of the political protest kiev's independence square is famous for. but rebellion is in the air now that ukrainians have elected a comedian to be the president. election observers praised what they called a colorful and competitive campaign i would really for the hearts of the light to come directly relate the citizens of ukraine for their deep commitment to democracy demonstrated in competitive elections in which they had free of the free choice given ukraine's history of contested votes and violent revolution sunday's election
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went so smoothly that both candidates agreed ukraine has set an example to other countries in the region including russia a russian meme is now circulating featuring russia's most popular comic alongside let me putin putin is saying don't even think about it. a more democratic ukraine might even be a way for the president elect below to be a zelinsky to tackle the conflict in eastern ukraine against russia and russian backed forces what he needs to do is to work very quickly to improve the lives of ordinary ukrainians and if he's able to do that i think ukrainians in the don't boss under the part that is under russian control could look at what's going on in ukraine there's new dynamism perhaps and so you know what maybe it's worth for us to stay as part of ukraine maybe it's not worth taking those russian passports not
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put in those offerings to achieve that zelinsky will now need his political party servant of the people in ukraine's parliament and that would be easy it's a big name for this person to join it good people around him not only guards not being businessman's know menial managers about people who are going to develop new political group and new political direction which will be effective in the parliament all he will lost his rating when hopping. zielinski one this vote in almost every ukrainian region that's a high degree of national goodwill for a man who's new to the job he will now have to explain his long term plan to the people robin first you will al-jazeera. has more to come this hour including mali gets a new prime minister up to the entire government resigned but what he answered protesters demands for justice following a massacre
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a felony villages. in the mexican city of vera cruz where people are mocking five hundred years since the spanish conquest despite a diplomatic dispute. and the pain and the nori a tough day in the saddle here has the details in sport. hello there the weather is changing for us across europe has been glorious in the northwest but we've had a lot of what weather in the south and that's now pushing its way further northwards we'll see those showers creep their way over parts of france across italy as well on tuesday and then gradually will see things go downhill for the northwestern parts as well so a maximum temperature in london just of seventeen degrees and it will be rather wet and gray as well we're also see a few showers over parts of denmark that will be working the way to norway and
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sweden say things turning a bit so good to hear the northeast though should be fine moscow will have a warm day with a temperature of around twenty one degrees for the other side of the mediterranean where you can see the winds here working their way out through libya picking up a lot of sand and dust as they do say so rather murky here under that cloud we're also seeing a fair amount more cloud to make its way into morocco with a lot of rain so a wet day there in robots and that system then works his way eastwards the temperatures in algiers will be dropping as well so wednesday won't get any higher than around seventeen for the central belt of africa well here there's lots of showers currently but we've plenty more as we head through the next few days and heavy ones and go born but also around that coast of west africa it is looking rather soviet times the showers will be heavy. refugees heading for a better life in australia to set it and sent to remote island indefinite
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detention in her condition get a conscience in order to understand don't do this to. smuggle drugs for each eye witness accounts the main thing you're doing for people with asking them not. to kill them to witness a scene aside. on al-jazeera. none
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of top stories here on ars zero emergency powers have come into force in sri lanka following sunday's bomb attacks which killed at least two hundred ninety people they allow the security forces to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order. the u.s. says it will no longer allow any country to buy iranian oil without facing sanctions and moves aimed at reducing iran's oil exports its main revenue source to zero. and sudan's military council is warning people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling it may take action to remove them that's after talks between protest leaders and the military council broke down. ballots are being counted on to the third and final day of voting in egypt's referendum which could
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extend president defacto cc's term in office until twenty thirty official results are expected to be announced on tuesday rights groups say the vote wasn't free or fat if approved the constitutional amendments would allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the military mom to mastery as an associate professor at the doha institute for graduate studies he says the amendment further entrench dictatorship. there is very little opposition in egypt the egyptian government has done a very good job of consolidating power over the last six years they've eliminated opposition parties they've shut down opposition media just in the lead up to this vote they've shut down thirty four thousand websites they also arrested political figures about one hundred twenty of them in the lead up so the really is no space for dissent in egypt at the moment and i think you know a lot of analysts are predicting that it's really
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a matter of time before there is another sort of protest movement another another uprising and these amendments further entrench military dictatorship in egypt and i think you can expect even more repression and power consolidation unfortunately forces loyal to warlord haifa have to have shelled an area south of the libyan capital tripoli overnight as they continue to push for control of the city their tanks in reduced buildings to rubble and burnt out cars forces from the u.n. recognize government based in tripoli i mean attempting to repel the offensive by the world health organization says two hundred fifty four people have been killed and more than a thousand injured in the past three weeks went up in a head has more from tripoli. forces loyal to the government to start a new move this morning two orders have to his forces locations in and around the tripoli in active international airport on the southern western part of the capital
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tripoli military sources with the government say that they launch rockets targeting have to his forces locations and even a city of the international airport they used heavy of totally artillery rockets targeting have to his forces and of in a city of the tripoli international airport they say that they are trying to maintain their defense lines and they are trying to push have to back have to back out of the ministry of the tripoli international airport on another front line in where there will be an area around thirty kilometers to the south from kept from the capital city center government forces are also trying to maintain a defense called on to push have to forces back beyond the administrative borders of the capital tripoli and meanwhile they're trying to cut the supporting lines for half that its forces coming from the city of the homeowner and the city of the south of the of tripoli here in tripoli overnight. artillery fire
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was heard clearly and the government sources say that they were using heavy weapons to try to get have to the forces in the been a city of the tripoli international airport also a warplanes. was heard overnight but no. reported overnight we know that have to the forces have been losing ground on the southern part of tripoli and the government forces say that they are trying to push have to this forces back on the highway linking tripoli to that city. an armed group in mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed sixteen soldiers and army camp was targeted by men on motorcycles in the town of queer north of the capital bamako early on sunday the military outpost was reportedly bent to the ground mali's president has named lucy say as a new prime minister after the anti-government resigned on thursday he said will
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not be in charge of forming a new cabinet announcement for his protests over the massacre of one hundred fifty seven felony villages last month that ministration was also criticised for its handling of the mosque killing because huck has more from mali's capital bamako he's at the age of forty why young he is no from any political party and he is of ethnic pull on the origin from the region where there were three weeks ago the mass killing of one hundred sixty seven polani villagers by militia groups so it seems that the decision taken by president brian borcherdt made to nominate this young man as the prime minister is kind of the candidate of appeasement he was the former . finance minister under the previous government building an important pose. with a portfolio of five billion dollars for this country and so he. essentially is supposed
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to be the mound that will. really resurrect the government of mali because over the weekend you brian burke arteta has been consulting various actors from civil society to the opposition to members of the ruling party to find someone who could lead a new government. ugandan police have arrested the pop star turned politician bobby wine after shutting down one of his concerts and firing tear gas at his fans police pull the musician and m.p. from his car and bruce about her where he was due to speak to fans about the cancelled show they fired water cannon and tear gas at supporters waiting to hear from him why now is a well known critic of long time president you very much seventy and authorities are frequently stopped him from performing publicly a powerful earthquake has struck the northern philippines killing at least eight people the six point three magnitude quake hit northwest of the capital manila damaging buildings and knocking out power officials in the town of poor ochs
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a three bodies have been pulled from a collapsed building rescues are continuing to search for victims. five native american tribes are joining forces to fight plans to reduce wilderness areas in the american state of utah the u.s. government's proposals could see and land opened up to mining but environmentalists say it's a dangerous land grab from utah and got her reports. few landscapes in the western united states are as dramatic as those in utah are walking through the geological masterpiece known as the valley of the gods is simply all inspiring this state is famed for its parks trails and wide wild places it's also where past lives are on it an ancient history is accessible to all the whole areas dotted with a lot of ancestral sites angelo back again trace his roots to both the navajo and hoopy tribes and says places like the bears is national monument
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a vital it's about healing not just ourselves but the historical trauma that we've experienced how can we heal that from our indigenous peoples here with you the visitors of our land how do we heal that divide and that's what we're trying to do with this landscape but the protections given to both buress and grand staircase escalante monuments would drastically reduced by president trump more than a year ago both areas are now open to mining and mineral extraction with the action i'm taking today we will not only give back your voice over the use of this land we will also reste or your access and your enjoyment public lands will once again be for public use conservationists fear it's just a massive lying grab with grave consequences republicans say they're simply correcting government overreach so look at the beautiful color everywhere. fantastic places many visiting buress national monuments it's
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a betrayal of native american culture they have seen their vision of the way life is best lived essentially trampled on. and this is just one more boot on the neck you know no it's wrong who does the park belong to and it belongs to us the american people and she says and you need to be protecting at frys tribes in the region of now joined together to fight the changes many say they're still living with the harmful legacy of previous mining operations poisoning the air the water the soil and they're affecting us and these are places right next to a lot of our communities and that's environmental racism we can't allow that to happen in this day and age a scholar once wrote that national parks and monuments with the best idea this country ever had but at the moment there's is a grand staircase escalante stand at
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a vital crossroads what could follow is years of legal wrangling but the stakes couldn't be higher not only for the native tribes that call this place home but also for wilderness areas across the united states and gallica al-jazeera needles overlook utah. british police say more than a thousand people have been arrested since mass climate change protest began in london a week ago a so-called extinction rebellion set out to bring central london to a standstill blocking roads and bridges to get the government to take more action against climate change only fifty three of those arrested have been formally charged with criminal offenses the latest action saw them stage what they called a die in inside the natural history museum. paris prosecutor's office is open an investigation into alleged abuse directed at the police by the yellow vest movement the anti-government protesters sparked fury after shouting kill yourselves at police in paris on saturday suicides among police in france are known to be on the
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rise and the chant was denounced as deeply offensive to grieving families protesters have clashed with police nearly every weekend for five months. off macedonia is heading for a presidential runoff after the turnout in saturday's first round just past the forty percent threshold for a second round to be valid election was dominated by deep divisions over the country's recent name change a pro e.u. candidate from the ruling coalition will now be pitted against a nationalist candidate in the second round in may the country changed its name in a deal with greece which enraged nationalist but clears the way for it to join nato and the e.u. . mexico is marking five hundred years since the first europeans arrived to settle on the american mainland but the events have been overshadowed by a diplomatic spat between the mexican president addressed monroe lopez obrador and the king of spain let's go live now to minor upper low he's in vera cruz for us the
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mexican president has refused to attend tell us why that is. that's right president lopez over the world was not present at the commemoration ceremony for the fifth centennial of the founding of the port city of it at cruise ironically enough he was staying at the hotel just across the street from where those commemoration ceremonies were being held last night president will visit other instead took to social media posting a video on social media talking about the difference between commemoration and celebration but for the most part talking to people here in the city a bit of cruise they do view the five hundred year anniversary of the founding of the city and the subsequent conquest of mexico by spain with a critical eye take a look. it's been five hundred years since spanish conquistadores arrived in what is now a modern day bit of news. and for residents of one of mexico's most valuable port
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cities the studios are in order to commemorate the event that whatever it was that when that's what we've seen a lot of participation from our community which understands the difference between commemoration at celebration here and this context the city has prepared a serious of activity has. been a cruise was founded by the spanish conquistadores at nine but this is a rival signaled the downfall of a thriving empire by way of european diseases and the enslavement of native peoples . officially the first township on the american continent modeled after european customers he's been accused became an invaluable port city to the vice royalty of new spain over the centuries the city has maintained its economic and cultural importance that made us all feel you don't have it out but a favorite cruise deserves a starring role in history because the city has been a gateway in every sense of the way a gateway for peak with the trends in fashion and vera cruz became a door to the rest of the well. the founding of it also marks the birth of
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a new nation but not all ceremonies commemorating the event are the same we're at an archeological site just outside of it i could use that was once home to the told to knock up people it's been said that it was from this mountainside five hundred years ago that eleven large ships were first spotted aboard were more than six hundred soldiers and sailors all under the command of it and then called this. the ruins of yell we saw the members of various indigenous groups from across mexico are holding a ceremony of their own. here indigenous activists are hoping to shine a light on a different version of the historical narratives on this is king in the sign us today to commemorate those five hundred with an eye. going the distance and what not to do remembering on sisters will give their lives to keep. for many the spanish conquest is five hundred years in the past but for a culture born of the mix between the new world and the old reconciling the history
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of the city could be the key to bridging a cultural divide that still exists today and how the commemoration meant going down in the indigenous community there. lauren just as you spoke about that diplomatic spat that started from president lopez over there asking the king of spain for a formal apology for the impact of the conquest of the new world an impact that some say claimed the lives of as many as ninety percent of of indigenous people in the region the indigenous communities of mexico still despite this being a five hundred year old topic still feel those impacts today and are not only calling for an apology from spain they're requesting an apology from from mexico and from all governments regional to federal saying that this is something that that still impacts their daily lives that that it's still a struggle to maintain their way of life so it's it's an ongoing struggle and it's something that certainly is being highlighted as we commemorate the five hundred
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anniversary of the founding of it was but it's a topic that is sure to continue even as these festivities as these commemoration ceremonies continue to take place lauren on your output i thank you very much indeed. still ahead this news hour. blurring the boundaries between fact and fiction why the release of this bio pic about the indian prime minister has been delayed. the guerrillas who set may seem to be ready for their close up. and it's a golden day at the championship's mayor will be here with the with details. thanks. business updates. going places together.
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business updates. going places.
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thank. the release of a biographical film about india's prime minister has been delayed of a concern to influence voters the move to spawn debate over the link between politics and cinema and india as millions take part in a massive seven phase national election has more from mumbai. pm the renderer movie is a glowing interpretation of the life of india's current prime minister it's not something everyone here would agree with and what's more producers tried to release the film just before the country seven days election began this month but the election commission has delayed the release over concerns it would unduly influence voters the film is the most prominent in a recent line of political films and series critics say favor the government or pan the opposition it's. almost every month specially in these months leading up to
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elections we are seeing more and more political films this film journalist says the political exploitation of films used to be rare in india but that changed everything. is in some way. by the movies and so perhaps the powers that be have figured out that this is one way to get across earlier this year several bollywood heavyweights flew in a private jet to meet the prime minister many say this photo from that meeting shows the relationship between the government and some of the film industry that might be too cozy. and with influence working both ways will push the government propaganda have been produced in india for decades some more subtle than others on the other side many in the film industry have used their fame as a platform to jump into politics. openly trading on her celebrity for votes in this north mumbai constituency for the opposition congress. after starring for years and
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several of india's different language based film industries she's become famous that fame is a powerful tool in political campaigning that it is the media that it is that right just. activists all those people are somewhere down the line affected this you know this kind of changes only last for another five years so i think they need to change the needle more of them this has become more crucial this is unique in atlanta with more political films and series expected to hit the screens in india in the future many people here hoping their influence can at least be contained no matter how politically popular they may or may not be as jimmy el al jazeera. space x. has suffered a serious setback after one of its spacecraft was destroyed during an engine test the company says no one was injured during a test at cape canaveral in florida over the weekend the dragon crew capsule had been designed to take nasa astronauts to the international space station the
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destruction of the vehicle is likely to mean more delays for nasa as multi-billion dollar commercial space program. now his live with a list port thank you lauren chill steve crept their way into the fourth and final champions league qualification spot in the english premier league with just a few games left in the season on monday they fell behind to burnley after a jeff hendrick goal. card day and. then scored in quick succession to give the blues the advantage at stamford bridge only for ashley barnes to equalize all this in only twenty four minutes there were no goals in the remaining sixty six to two the final score over in italy it was a great night for atalanta as they defeated napoli two one on monday in syria up the even started well enough for an awful leave with injuries fortunes opened the scoring now for we are twenty points behind we've been just move already wrapped up
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the title they need to keep winning though to be sure of second place and conceding goals like this one to do their part or will not help their cause mario passage than popped up with the winner as a salon to go fish and ac milan only on goal difference in the race for a champions league place next season. barcelona will look to move one step closer toward securing a second successive league title in spain on tuesday will be way add to all of this a win will move them twelve points clear of athletico madrid who would have a game in hand but it would mean athletico have to win all their remaining games and hope lose all their theirs to change the destination of the league title. there's a lot about you a little over the years i don't have any doubt that it will be a tough match because they play in a very compact way so they defend well and it has usually been difficult faster beat them in the last few years so it is true that right now they aren't going
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through a positive streak but on the whole they are a team and they have had a great season but they still have time to finish in the europa league positions and i'm sure they will do their best to achieve that during these last five games. tennis players are fine tuning their clay court game with this year's a second grand slam tournaments the french open about a month away now this week some of the best men's players are in barcelona and in a first round meeting between two spaniards fernando verdasco defeated feliciano lopez six four six three the final score. oh my god. the twenty one thousand world athletics championships will be held in doha and some of his best athletes are in the qatari capital preparing for the big event later this year on the second day of the asian athletics championships on monday the home crowd were given something to cheer for at the international stadium when. powered his way to the gold medal in the men's four hundred meter hurdles it was
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a date to savor for qatar. that of the low would then make it to gold medals on the day as he took first place in the men's eight hundred meters these championships are being seen as a trial of in the world championships that certainly september. the n.b.a. champions golden state warriors are only one win away from reaching the second round of the playoffs they took game four against the los angeles clippers on sunday to leave their series three one kevin durant's scored thirty three points and clay thompson added thirty two as they won one thirteen to one zero five game five is in oakland on wednesday when the two time defending champions could clinch the series. we know just to play poise patience and play together to do those three things. were almost unstoppable especially reluctant mentally. there was drama in the stanley cup cup playoffs on sunday as the san jose sharks forced their
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first round series with the vegas cold nights to a deciding game seven sundays encounter went to double overtime before thomas hertel scored a short handed goal to give the sharks a two one win the deciding game seven will be on tuesday in san jose. hundreds of thousands of american football fans are expected to flock to nashville tennessee this week for the twenty one thousand and f.l. draft country music star tim mcgraw is part of the organizing team and will perform free concerts in the music city as part of the festivities the best young football talent will be selected over three days with nashville looking to put on a party for their fans we have the opportunity to sort of set the mark of what these events should be large i think we have a sort of the opportunity to really plant a flag and say this is this is the way it's supposed to be done and i think we've got the. right people here in nashville i think it's the right set up the right of those who has a and in the right sort of combination of people to make this thing really
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something special and something big and sort of be that the water mark for for a drastic oh oh. the cricket world cup is a little over a month away in one thousand nine hundred two champions pakistan will face england in a short series as a warm up the pakistanis open their world cup campaign on may thirty first against the west indies but a five match one day series against the english will help them get used to the conditions that they'll face during the tournament the last time the world cup was hosted in england pakistan finished as a runner up. as well as we possibly could and we believe the team that i believe. in talent and and believe that we have the skills to be really successful operation has been outstanding our preparation now leading into this will cup is brilliant with the series against the world's number one ranked side in the on conditions that will give us an opportunity to really to start selves that will give us an opportunity to start combinations and
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finally to a painful but rewarding day in the saddle this is america's henna robertson actions at the international extreme sports festival in japan her first run in the v.m. x. finals didn't quite go to plan ended up in a pretty nasty fall but she recovered to produce a terrific second run and the top score roberts is just seventeen years old and with b.m.x. freestyle being added to the program at the tokyo olympics next summer a gold medal could soon be in her future. all right well that's it for us back to lauren in london leah thank you very much and i too can have been photographed posing for a selfie the image was taken by the ranger who raised them at the gorilla in the democratic republic of congo the animals were brought to the park as babies out approaches kill their parents rangers say the gorillas standing on the two legs to imitate them and this particular pose is not every day behavior.
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and you can catch up with all the stories we're covering on our website that just that is out there dot com watch us live by clicking on the live michael. let's hear from a door and tell if there's news out of the back in a moment with more of the day's news thanks so much. for drug users seeking to get clean one rehab option has been raising serious questions work based therapy. a so-called treatment that is old and
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no pay. full of lines investigates how people reeling from drug use i have an exploitation added to that was who's. recovering from rehab on al-jazeera. conservation is helping kick the stove to recover its snow leopard population to see the results i traveled up to the remote nature reserve of saudi chat at a touch camera traps have identified a healthy population of up to twenty snow leopards as the technology improves we're finding all these ways in which our guesses are are getting corrected the latest evidence suggests there are more cats than previously acknowledged but the snow leopard trust believes it's premature to downgrade the cats on the international list of threatened species. a clamber stine world of illegal trade what you have here is not just archaeological object. you're talking about
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a political dimension where the spoils of the law are smuggled in so each one says private collectors. are selling and there is work to be headaches. least. that's one quick solution. trafficking al-jazeera. another bomb is found in sri lanka where emergency powers are now in effect and many are still searching for loved ones missing after sunday's attacks. your intake of this is al jazeera live from london also coming up. we've made our
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demands very clear to the ayatollah and his cronies the u.s. intensifies its maximum pressure strategy on tehran saying any country that buys iranian oil will face sanctions. to don's military widows or the protesters to clear the roads but they have vowed to keep going to lose a civilian government. and mali gets a new prime minister after the entire government resigned. well over again in sri lanka where measures he powers have now come into force following sunday's coordinated bomb attacks two hundred ninety people are known to have been killed among them citizens from at least twelve countries but limited state of emergency gives police and the army extensive powers to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order earlier another bomb was found in a van parked near one of the churches targeted on sunday it went off as experts
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tried to. is it really so so far as to twenty four people in connection with the attacks which some in the government had been warned about weeks ago yours louis has more from columbus. soldiers back on the streets of colombo a decade after his long running civil war ended their presence was brought on by a series of bomb blasts across the island on sunday that targeted hotels and churches at hospitals there was confusion and grief as people try desperately to find their relatives the to the load the my sister is in the intensive care unit she's in a bad way i've lost my whole family my two children they've still not been found i can't bear to think i have to identify them by their body parts and the. those with no luck at the hospitals move on to the morgue it's a grim task here police have put up slides of the victims to help people identify
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their relatives choose day has been declared a national day of mourning and the country remains on high alert. explosives were found in a car parked near one of the churches that was attacked in colombo it exploded as bomb disposal squads try to defuse it. questions are being asked about whether this could have been prevented especially since some in government have that met at their world warnings that such an attack may happen the first warning had come on the fourth of april on the nineteenth of april. defense ministry as seen in the situation with id. and they have major and even named sort of suspect that there is very very saudi government be able to see and be able to gauge to the families and the. about this incident no group has
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claimed responsibility but the government says it suspects a little known group called national. and believes it carried out the attacks but the support of an international network it has imposed a curfew arrested at least two dozen people blocked access to social media sites and declared a state of limited imagine. florence li. colombo. research also on sri lankan politics he says very little is known about the group suspected of carrying out the attack. this is indeed a very obscure or unknown fringe extremist group. almost no one had heard anything of this to before so there's very little that can be said that there were. reports that this group was involved in a provocative attack against them but it cites a few months ago which is probably when they. they got the attention of the
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intelligence agencies and the police but beyond that is actually very little known about them they seem to be very marginal very extremist they're supposed to be islamist but they have no real support in the muslim community in sri lanka. the u.s. is raising the pressure on iran saying that any countries which continue to buy oil from tehran from next month will face sanctions it means china india japan south korea taiwan turkey italy and greece are no longer exempt they have been given a six month reprieve from the sanctions which washington imposed last year after president trump withdrew from the twenty fifteen iran nuclear deal it could raise tensions between the u.s. and china which already engaged in a trade standoff beijing has called its oil purchases from iran a reasonable and legitimate problem jordan has more from washington. the
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u.s. says its efforts to impose a worldwide embargo on iranian oil is already working in the last eleven months the trumpet ministration says iran has lost about ten billion dollars in oil revenue all this says washington to punish the han for what it calls the government's quote aligned ways the top administration and our allies are determined to sustain and expand the maximum economic pressure campaign against iran to end the regimes destabilizing activity threatening the united states our partners and allies and security in the middle east these demands are not just coming from the united states government and many of our allies and partners they are similar to what we hear from the iranian people themselves the u.s. imposed oil sanctions on iran in may two thousand eight hundred after it withdrew from what president donald trump called the ineffective iran nuclear deal the u.s. wanted to cut off iran's ability to support hezbollah and who the fighters as well
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as send aid to governments in syria and venezuela last fall when oil supplies were tight the u.s. gave several countries permission to wrap up their existing iranian oil purchases by no later than may second but now the u.s. says supplies are plentiful and so the five countries still importing iranian crude china india turkey japan and south korea no longer have a reason to keep buying from terre han to conduct these transactions one almost always needs to participate in the financial markets and we intend to enforce the sanctions we don't lay out sanctions that we don't have any intention of encouraging countries to cooperate with analysts say it's important to look at the impact sanctions could have on ties between the u.s. and other countries for example how sanctions could derail current chinese american trade talks but analysts say it's just as important to consider why the white house considers saudi arabia in the. arab emirates and not other oil producing nations
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key to making the iranian particle work i think that actually feeds into this narrative of this very close relationship that the president trump has with the saudi royal family and of course the united states is again this is the president who who looks at issues from a transactional standpoint state department officials won't say just how soon after may third that the u.s. will impose sanctions on countries still buying oil from iran but they are adamant they say the only way to get iran to change its behavior is by imposing an embargo and the only way to make certain that the embargo works is to impose sanctions on other countries even if those countries happen to be the u.s. as friends rosalyn jordan al-jazeera the state department sudan's minute she council is one people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove that the warning came off to protest leaders suspended talks with
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the transitional military council saying they no longer recognize it a coalition of opposition parties is demanding an immediate end to military rule and this time of a civilian government and protesters say they'll stay put until that happens morgan has more from khartoum. the coalition that is leading the calls for protests over the past four months have put out a statement saying that they will not accept anything less than the military council handing over power to an independent government they also laid out their plans for what they say is a vision of the transitional government and how it should run but that government doesn't look like it's going to be formed anytime soon the military council says that all political parties have to be on board and that the formation of that government has to be in consensus with all political parties yesterday the coalition of freedom and change which includes the sudanese professional association the body that has been spearheading the cause for protests and now is that it has suspended talks with the military council because it feels that the military council is not keen to hand over power to an independent civilian
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government the military council says it will continue to communicate with all political parties and that it is hoping by the end of the week it will be able to come out with a concrete way to form a transitional government that would be inclusive. i'm joined now by john rau he's a professor of anthropology at bard college new york and a specialist in eastern africa thanks very much indeed for coming to talk to us so how do you see is playing out now between the protesters on the one side and the military on the other. well i think nobody knows the list of all them. things that are kind of past that was said to be going to be a announcement of a civilian transitional team but that's been postponed they've canceled meetings with the transitional military council which is the one the interim council which is the one actually running the country at the moment the sit ins continue outside the military quarters in khartoum the government has made threatening noises about
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clearing roads but i don't think it's actually happened yet so i mean how much support do you think the military has from outside sudan for continuing in power or do you think that actually we are on the path toward something which is a kind of quick a transition to civilian rule in the military had originally hoped for well saudi arabia and the u.a.e. have just given them three billion dollars and i think that's clearly designed to stabilize as a bit so the situation because what you have to remember is behind this genuine desire for freedom and change which is the title of the civilian movement coalition there's an economic situation which is very dire and sudan which could be said to trigger these events because the government was forced to remove subsidies on oil and on bread most importantly so that in many ways the time of this crisis is to do with an economic. pass which presumably the saudi subsidy is
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aiming to solve i mean what about that you mean you mentioned the the state of the economy that the protesters appearing to so say they want some kind of a kind of government of technocrats or whatever how how well equipped are the protests is to come up with the kind of policies that would help the economy and that would bring them out of these kind of problems well i think they're very equipped to discuss them highly technicolor fide remember this is a movement that's led by. so than pressure. is on professionals and that is doctors lawyers journalists and there are people who do have definite competent someone there are many civilian competent civilians and then there are also civilian politicians but whether they can agree that is the problem and what about the times going as i mean i suppose that the danger is that the longer the current standoff continues the more likely it is that there could be some kind of or in the fallout which is which is violent well i mean this isn't come out of nowhere and it's the
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culmination of a series of protests beginning in the one in twenty thirteen which was very brutally suppressed in khartoum and i think perhaps the military learned their lesson because they killed maybe or two hundred people at that time the time of grief which was the movement said we had enough we first brought to this new generation of protesters onto the streets of cottam. the current way it was actually triggered not in khartoum but in which is a formerly thriving city and now a bit of a backwater and it was entirely a response to this tripling of the price of bread you know the protestors spontaneously burned the headquarters of the n.c.p. the then ruling party. so it's a it's a. process is the wrong word but i mean the it's a series of protests which the military i think of tried various techniques to suppress and those that obviously uncertainty on the side of the military i think
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as is evidenced by the fact that they replace the leader of the interim government within a day of him being appointed which suggests that they're not quite sure what they're doing either. thank you very much indeed for your nasa thank you. still to come let us off our he's played the president on t.v. not a comedian of a lot of mir's alinsky faces the serious challenge of running ukraine for real. and the ancestral land in utah threatened by u.s. government proposals to open it up to mining we meet the native americans fighting to protect it. hello they receive a fair amount of rain over parts of australia and new south wales it's brought as a welcome relief aaron we're seeing that wet weather just not
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a little bit further towards the east looks like it's still going to be hanging around for much of the day on tuesday but eventually as we head into wednesday it will begin to break up then we're looking at the top temperature of a pleasant twenty two in melbourne and around twenty in adelaide towards the west it will be getting a bit warmer force here so perth will be getting to around twenty eight now over towards new zealand we've had a lot of very stormy weather here recently the main focus of that is beginning to pull away towards the east though they're all still some showers following it so for many of us across the north island it will be rather cloudy at times with a few showers around but not as heavy as those that we have seen recently for the south it should be fine for us across the south island and then that fine weather pushes further north as we head into wednesday so it should be fine and settle for most of us a bit further towards the north and we're seeing some rain make its way out of parts of china it is pretty heavy you can see it here making its way away from shanghai it's working its way across the korean peninsula and towards japan as well so this whole region here does look pretty miserable really as we head through wednesday and the temperatures will be dropping as well towards the west we're also
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seeing a bit of snow there make its way southwards on wednesday. technology . leading the way in the digital revolution. making. places. this week. and then. using. the final episode of life. on al-jazeera.
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from one of the top stories here on the. emergency bows of come into force in sri lanka following sunday's bomb attacks which killed at least two hundred ninety people there now security forces to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order. the u.s. says it will no longer allow any country to buy iranian oil without facing sanctions reviews aimed at reducing your arms or legs support its main revenue source to zero and military council is warning people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling it may take action to remove the talks between protest leaders and the military council. being counted off the third and final day of voting in egypt's referendum which could extend president of the term in office until twenty thirty eight official results are expected to be announced on tuesday but rights groups say the vote wasn't free or fair if approved the
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constitutional amendment would allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the military. president has named a new prime minister following the resignation of the government last week but say the former finance minister will form a new cabinet in the coming days is under pressure to deliver security and better economic conditions. reports from the capital. twelve year old feels like he's being spun a tale every day adults tell him his school will reopen tomorrow he's here at the same story for almost a year but schools have remained closed with striking teachers demanding to be paid . seriously their words don't really count when things really matter to us this. year mr well the last lesson on keeping promises is still on the blackboard mr good day waits to hear from the newly appointed prime minister hoping that he will keep his word and make education
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a priority because there may be enough funds for the one billion dollars a year u.n. peacekeeping operation in mali but not enough to pay mr two hundred dollars monthly salary. the government doesn't care about schools this is a setback for the future of young people if we cannot invest in young people then the future of our country of mali is in jeopardy. former finance minister forty one year old. newly appointed prime minister after the government was forced to step down last week following a mass demonstration on the streets of of mostly young people they're unhappy with the state's inability to keep money in safe from attacks the price of basic necessities as shot up by twenty percent strikes affect the education justice in transport system crippling the capital. is one of the fastest growing cities in africa it's also one of the youngest with half of all mali and under the seat and
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so the challenge for this new prime minister is to form a government that will be accepted by all and address grievances of this young population. density is the young municipal councillor on monday. the mean attacked his town killing scores of soldiers it took hours before reinforcements arrived. we feel betrayed by all governments the state is absent there is no police. no prisons to reassure them. and make us feel like we are part of mali with a new prime minister these government is at a crossroads waiting for the state to deliver the promise is made at stake is the country's future because hawke al jazeera about micro. after a campaign of stunts jokes and viral videos things are now getting serious for ukraine's new president. a t.v.
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comedian. with a resounding seventy three percent on a promise to end the war in eastern ukraine and rich out corruption from kiev from an first year walker reports on the challenges he now faces. there's no sign of the political protest kiev's independence square is famous for. but rebellion is in the air now that ukrainians have elected a comedian to be the president. election observers praised what they called a colorful and competitive campaign i would really full hearts of the like to congress or late the citizens of ukraine for their deep commitment to democracy demonstrated in compact a tiff elections in which they hit free of the free choice given ukraine's history of contested votes and violent revolution sunday's election went so smoothly that
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both candidates agreed ukraine has set an example to other countries in the region including russia a russian meme is now circulating featuring russia's most popular comic alongside vladimir putin putin is saying don't even think about it. thank. him or democratic ukraine might even be a way for the president elect below to me as a lenski to tackle the conflict in eastern ukraine against russia and russian backed forces. what he needs to do is to work very quickly to improve the lives of ordinary ukrainians and if he's able to do that i think ukrainians in the donbass under the part that is under russian control could look at what's going on in ukraine there's new dynamism perhaps and so you know what maybe it's worth for us to stay as part of ukraine maybe it's not worth taking those russian passports that clinton is offering to achieve that zelinsky will now need his political party
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servant of the people in ukraine's parliament and that won't be easy it's a big name for this person to join it good people around him not only guards not being businessman's no media managers about people who are going to develop new political group and new political traction which will be effective in the parliament all he will lost his rating when harvey. zielinski won this vote in almost every ukrainian region that's a high degree of national goodwill for a man who's new to the job he will now have to explain his long term plan to the people robin first you will carry out his era here. north korean state media has announced that leader kim jong un will visit russia soon for a summit with president vladimir putin a crimmins spokesman had said the two leaders would meet by the end of april for the first russian north korea summit since kim came to power in twenty eleven
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russia has been determined to play a role in the korean peace process. is seeking aid from moscow. the u.s. house judiciary committee has served former white house counsel don mcgann with a subpoena as part of its investigation into obstruction of justice for is the release of an edited document by special counsel robert mueller on thursday the gun was a central figure in the first two years of the trump white house if he chewed prominently in miller's report on russian collusion in the twenty sixteen presidential election separately trump has filed a lawsuit to stop u.s. lawmakers obtaining his financial records. five native american tribes are joining forces to fight plans to reduce wilderness areas in the american state of utah or the u.s. government's proposals could see entrance ancestral land opened up to mining but environmentalist say it's a dangerous land grab from utah and a guy who reports. fuel and scapes in the western united states are as dramatic as
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those in utah are walking through the geological masterpiece known as the valley of the gods is simply all inspiring this state is famed for its parks trails and wide wild places it's also where past lives are on it an ancient history is accessible to all the whole areas dotted with a lot of ancestral sites angelo back again trace his roots to both the navajo and hoopy tribes and says places like the bears is national monument a vital it's about healing not just ourselves but the historical trauma that we've experienced how can we heal that from our indigenous peoples here with you the visitors of our land how do we heal that divide and that's what we're trying to do with this landscape but the protections given to both buress and grand staircase escalante monuments would drastically reduced by president trump more than a year ago both areas are now open to mining and mineral extraction with the action
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i'm taking today we will not only give back your voice over the use of this land we will also reste or your access and your enjoyment public lands will once again be for public use conservationists fear it's just a massive lying grab with grave consequences republicans say they're simply correcting government overreach so look at the beautiful color everywhere. fantastic places many visiting buress national monuments it's a betrayal of native american culture they have seen their vision of the way life is best lived essentially trampled on. and this is just one more boot on the neck you know know it's wrong who does the park belong to and it belongs to us the american people and she says and you need
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to be protecting at frys tribes in the region of now joined together to fight the changes many say they're still living with the harmful legacy of previous mining operations poisoning the air the water the soil and they're affecting us and these are places right next to a lot of our communities and that's environmental racism we can't allow that to happen in this day and age a scholar once wrote that national parks and monuments with the best idea this country ever had but at the moment there's is a grand staircase escalante stand at a vital crossroads what could follow is years of legal wrangling but the stakes couldn't be higher not only for the native tribes that call this place home but also for wilderness areas across the united states and gallica al-jazeera needles overlook utah mexico is marking five hundred years since the first europeans arrived to settle on the american mainland and events have been overshadowed by
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a diplomatic spat with spain mexico's president has refused to attend are to demanding an apology from spain for colonizing his country under the reports from bear whose. it's been five hundred years since spanish conquistadores arrived in what is now modern day bit of news. and for residents of one of mexico's most valuable port cities the studios are in order to commemorate the event that whatever it was that when that's what we've seen a lot of participation from our community each understands the difference between commemoration as celebration here in this context the city has prepared a serious of activities. that a cruise was founded by the spanish at a man called is his arrival signaled the downfall of a thriving empire by way of european diseases and the enslavement of native peoples . officially the first township on the american continent modeled after european customs but it was became an invaluable port city to devise royalty of new spain.
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over the centuries the city has maintained its economic and cultural importance that made us all of you know i made up the favorite cruise deserves a starring role in history because the city has been a gateway in every sense of the word a gateway for people for trends and fashion fair cruise became a door to the rest of the world. the founding of it it was also marked the birth of a new nation but not all ceremonies commemorating the event are the same we're at an archeological site just outside of it i could use that was once home to the told to knock up people it's been said that it was from this mountainside five hundred years ago that eleven large ships were first spotted aboard were more than six hundred soldiers and sailors all under the command of it and then called this. the ruins of yeah we saw the members of the various indigenous groups from across mexico are holding a ceremony of their own. here indigenous activists are hoping to shine a light on
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a different version of the historical narratives on this is given to sign us today to commemorate those five hundred years that the. ongoing resistance do not let our traditions die remembering our sisters who gave their lives to keep our ancient ways alive for many the spanish conquest is five hundred years in the past but for a culture born of a mix between the new world and the old reconciling the history of the city could be the key to bridging a cultural divide that still exists today. top stories around sri lanka's president has given the military sweeping new powers for sunday's bombings that killed at least two hundred ninety people and the army and police to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order. a bomb was found in
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a van parked near one of the churches tom hit on sunday it went off as experts tried to defuse it pretty some so far as to twenty four people in connection with the attacks and now fernandez has more from colombia in the afternoon today we did hear that the police had recovered an abandoned package filled with explosives detonated as obviously these one bombs in them serves but components that could be used in the making or putting together of such explosive devices later on in the evening we did hear that a vehicle had been detected with explosives we did find the bomb disposal as cord had been called in the in the process of trying to diffuse that bomb the bomb did go off it was a controlled explosion. the u.s. has announced it will no longer allow any country to buy uranium oil without facing
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sanctions a secular state might pompei or says waivers that made it possible for some countries to purchase order from iran will no longer be issued the decision is intended to bring iran's oil exports to zero denying the government its main source of revenue sudan's military council has warned people against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove the warning came after protest leaders suspended talks with the transitional military council saying they no longer recognize it they're demanding an immediate transfer to civilian rule or. vote counting is underway in egypt's controversial referendum which could see president of the photo cc's stay in power in till twenty thirty if approved the constitutional amendments would allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the military official results are due to be announced on tuesday there's the headlines stay with us life apps world of apps is coming up next thanks
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for watching by phone or. china's a problem has become famous for its large number of elderly many age one hundred years or older one on one east investigates the region holds the secrets to a long and healthy lives on al-jazeera. it's a mobile world. with calls texts and apps 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
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visit communities who are missing out and then come up with an app that could help me in. life. this week life apps business south africa and to meet young people who are creating their own apps for social good and looks back across the series to see what's been achieved. caped out the beautiful city on the southern tip of africa. south africa is a rapidly emerging economy it relies on mobile phones and wireless technology far more than on expensive to. young company designs mobile phone apps not just for entertainment but to help people in poorer communities. keep
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mobile phones are revolutionized every day life. generation never access to music they access to live on so little time to sing and tend to be back to back i'm told that they come and they can have a good time but they can get nations on. i'm anxious not because of not just the suits but come on the best. to get some of my. sexual health is a huge issue for young people in south africa and because i believe apps can help. so the challenge for design is to come up with a life up for sexual health. nun's a grew up in the townships now she's a key member of the creative team who has given me a bit because she knows she collects inspiration and that's. pretty good.
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i don't connect with negative and then she be a caring creative make a difference so i am a caring creative because i have a story that mirror my society is the relates to the stories that i write therefore i was. going to have. so creative nancy come up with a sexual health. the sets off on a research trip. she's heading northeast towards johannesburg a city where it's been estimated that about one hundred. posts here. and then soweto despite the poverty ninety nine one hundred households have access to a mobile phone. she wants to find out if a life up could help with issues like aids teenage pregnancy and other sexual
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health issues. it won't prove easy. so i'm trying to find out you know by now what are some of the things that a bank would run to and says from the phone sabol that's house who needs it why why you have to sleep me with the three weeks out of the month that lead to good things up with the big assembly. i meant that you guys would talk of the point of words of what you did to the man when you when you can't do it not the idea that you know this and that idea is that you're getting to know the person you're getting to know maybe it's not even a conscious decision but the ordinal decision indaba the women he meets researching up a little more helpful a lot of it all somehow infected or affected by serious viruses that comes through social engagement on this then so with that said so from a check on especially with young people as you know back to age pregnancy is high
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besides clearly people told don't protect or don't use protection or don't see the need to use protection why is that like it's not like us until you say see right now because of things like teenage pregnancy or together will lead to speak in this period i say show yeah maybe really do you like to help my son see need guidance of a career to have. a life i could offer guidance on sexual health the question is how many you have you know and for inspiration the step since my local internet cafe to see how can i help you tune in and surrounded by computer literate kids about nuns you know is there now access the internet through smartphones as well as laptops and internet cafes many young people still use s.m.s. or text messaging nuns he wants to know what's the best way of building a sexual health crisis how can one actually build the application that would best
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meets your requirements is the way you see a tweet it comes to you six when it comes to health when it comes to excess of information in that regard traditionally you know and there are some as you took the train to pick this is old could be nancy's got lucky. the cafe owner is trying to develop an app that collects text messages about sexual health and lets people share them it between those two people so you can create. a mobile application for the whole community sure you know so that showing it can be able to manage its own health issues you know it can see how many. people who have went through this i mean if your political interests me you know how many people are getting better show there one of those kind of thing by by the whole community not only the health care system called blown away santa sables idea is to help spread
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health information by a kind of addict tronic word of mouth. nancy think his idea could form the basis of our own life communicating sexual health messages but there's a long way to go so let's connect will skype and then we can take this conversation and then just. let's elaborate more on the like the awful paul and access to information and out of investing we can actually empower them using your phone from what i was that and what you presently doing with it all health of all the future so. thank you so much that i hope none of these life is clearly going to need much more work it's a mission she still working on. nuns is convinced technology can empower young people and not just in the developing countries but the world over.
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london a twenty first century world city close to the skyscrapers of its financial elites lies shoreditch london's creative digital. and digital incubator and design i have and. it's all about young people developing new ideas making money and also doing good including with the mobile phone. often is a very powerful tool i can empower people around the world and using mobile phone technology to solve problems in one's local community can be a great way to create change you denounce the other one leading charity showing how mobiles can be used for good is c.d.i. the center for digital inclusion based in brazil but with a branch here in shortage means you some of the program is called out and it's about inspiring young people to become problem solvers for getting them to think
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through person what is their problem and i look community and how can they so they're using my all technology. absolute good i'm now working with fifty thousand young people across britain creating mobile social and web apps. so we're trying to create a generation problem solvers said that young people. can get the skills they need to actually understand what the technology is not just consuming technology that's a definitely not about money games ops are about solving a problem and yes there is a huge commercial industry out there tearing it up but the main thing that we advocate is that getting young people interested in the first place and being part of my bar up to me is really important. job so good such want and aren't working on a stop and search out. people from ethnic minorities are two times more likely to
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be stopped by the police than white people the app documents and uploads they use as experiences when they're stopped by the police. so i have been sites and such before obviously coming hours telesales just next to brixton a supply of people all stopped going to databases and always for the right reason as walked around me so a lot of times when i was stopped and still used to kind of fix myself is direct perceived that i could carry and not on my even allowed to be stopped today so can i mean so. not having not noticed this kind of put me in a position where i display a bit disempowered in that situation so the shop and said shop was a trade in two thousand and ten going to help people know what they're right so we need to stop he said but it put the police in a quick and easy way once you've downloaded that you click into it tells you what you can do and say or why you might be stopped and searched when you can on the
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road or when you're in a vehicle and we've got a section for the top of the sea as well because a lot of reporters and stuff like dishes when the film and stuff you step into if you lost. when you have to do is just upload your experience and that consists or basically put in your age in your fantasy your six and then just like you to put in the office by two numbers he stopped and searched you on this stuff and such that number if you get one or so after that you just basically break how you feel you were treated by the offices and there's like a set criteria of questions here such as how badly do you think your reason was for the stop and search and how much respect you feel you are showing to stop this. and why are you doing it with this that i have to talk to your notation will not actually using the g.p.s. . i want you still without a form just upload it one hundred percent known in the city to. database and sure
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experience. ops for good are now working with four hundred schools across the u.k. . one of the first to enroll was east london central foundation girls school. pupils are shown how designing mobile phone apps can help young people to identify and solve everyday problems. and is. something only phone that does one thing and one thing only really really well why is it good to be able to solve problems because you're going to face them every day an obstacle teaches you how to think of a problem in a creative way and not take it as in oh my god this is going to go could be wrong if you don't know this turns out that. creativity magination absolutely has no limits serves almost zero ideas
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a pig can do anything with. knowledge is like gifts do you have to use it on the good of every movie but otherwise what's the point of having if you want to be selfish. but i was who was about is it's a very one hundred mark in its own clock with interest if you time and day as usual and they all see why it's your choice record or reason why you need to wake up. some young people find it hard to wake up in the morning so the girls have designed the buzz of bodies. so this is a step by step process to set up a possibility. say say a time you can choose to repeat it on a on a date so maybe on weekdays and weekends you can label the alarm. and then you set a recording so if anything that you'd like to do your reason to wake up after that you can choose your puzzle buddy so this is anyone from your contact list. and you write in message. you know i have to be
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a message to press same and it is a real and a way to go. for the course organizes the pupils enthusiasm and success show how mobile phone apps can help solve problems not just in london but across the world. michael technology is a great way to empower young people for the world and all is actually about to. become the problem self is and they can do that. so let's look back at what the life of designers from across the series have achieved. in africa life said kenya. who is a farmer in rural uganda. and . because. we've seen the
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chaos. the challenge was to see if a life could help william far more efficiently. it seemed life ops invited to help william live three hundred kilometers east in nairobi kenya as capital. new startup company b.t.r. has been going for just over a year kenyan film director tony who helped come up with a life outside filmed new developing his life. a mobile application for small scale farmers like window. was totally and. william didn't know how much he speciality vegetables could fetch at the biggest local markets. a minimum of.
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thirty two she. in the south suburbs has a loophole that can get back to questioning the tunnel. in the. city this is something. says a good theory said is that as a. news team came up with an app that would help share information and costs like transports. it was well received. in the smiles this is simply. the smile on the other hand is what gives you the belief but . his company b.t.r. is still looking for an investor to help take his life forward. still in africa life apps also travel to namibia. local software design adult and
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sets off on a voyage of discovery in his own home life. is a challenge was to design a life app to help to him by people sharing my story did you discover. here i was on. my last dalton and his colleague mick is plenty off tax to work out how a life might be able to help these highly independence nomads. illumine from the book you need to go to school. to him a familiar with technology but most condrey or writes the name and then on the on the one on the we get on the one idea and among. the none of you will know when you're dealing yet a. third. is the truth we. have been the whole life basically then
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a brainwave if literacy was a problem how about an app that translates text into speech. using simple software downloaded from the incidents in the. initial. i love my voice. so i think this simple new very useful effort. going out to stick it in you know. oh. my video. i don't want the other well the nobody ever that i want to. you know if they don't. want to give i want to know one thing that i'm going to get. the rest of the book i wish i hope. take some time and this
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is good to meet you thank. you. dalton is now working on developing his app with him accents and will return to the north in the future. and. asia life to india by the challenge to design an op was taken up by a software hot shot such. based in the capital delhi such ins goal is to use apps to help the less fortunate. my quest is to find on so to help people one living at the bottom of the economic freedom. it's such a long held ambition to help india's millions of beleaguered small scale farmers.
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so he undertook a two thousand kilometer journey to see for himself how he could help farmers like . taking in virtually my london little by little did he call and. play anywhere the day was then and they were done in a monday and. the statement is it's stories like this that make such indeterminacy use these technological skills to help small scale farmers. if you want to do something for them you want to bring something for them can i come home again yeah and sure what i can with no going to foster or stop watch it's always done me good thank you thank you. back in delhi saatchi and his team came up with a life app which would allow farmers to spread their ideas by simply making a voice recording and uploading it's using the app so they could share it with the
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whole community. yeah. i could have. done it. from here i want to develop this obligation make it more robust and they get 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. and. from rural india to the dramatic setting or brazil's rio de janeiro. here the life apps challenge was eagerly accepted by software design a petrol. elephant is a much cheaper source stones of. the pushouts can move to moved
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into sod all the little schools and to be. the single. pedro's challenge was to come up with a life that could help the millions who live in the real favelas or shantytowns. i suppose. because intervening. years are going on there still seems to be all guys equal but is it. for me just that you can imagine it's a good thing. pedre realised that choosing a single life was going to be tough. it was just lovely is to last but a chef and a wife yaps kids they simply do that she came on the key is no one is really. together with these colleagues pedre finally settled on one daring idea.
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and shared some inspiring moment. noni and when you can offer us a. clue no is an intellect in a movie a be kissed. anti fascist anti establishment and. despite the recent official disbanding of its militarized wing a basque separatist movement is found alive and well on the terraces of a building stadia. a place where political revolutionaries share a platform an ideology with football hooligans. can read old death on al-jazeera. the shortest administration in spain's modern history has been forced to point to snap election from twenty eight with polls suggesting
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a fragmented vote on the rise of the far right populist movement box can the socialist alliance hold on to power stay with al-jazeera the latest on the spanish elections people have to weigh your record on this trouble in fact a few years ago there was a place only for one state of israel all you do not believe in a two state solution the official story isn't there and i'm sure we will show you i don't care about the official story if you were to go visit today you would say what has the media been telling you. there's a lot to join me from my guests from around the world take the hot seat and we debate the week's top stories on the big issues here when i'll just. an army of volunteers has come together to help with the influx of tens of thousands of evacuees. but their retreat to a church shelter has brought new challenges an outbreak of norovirus and other gastrointestinal problems. smoke from the massive wildfires now blankets much of
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northern california leading to some of the worst air quality in the world but with more than twelve thousand structures lost in the wildfires concerns remain about long term accommodations jobs medical care. local officials say there isn't enough housing stock available. hello i'm a star and this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes . this is a state of emergency following sunday's bomb attack that killed at least two hundred ninety people. protests continue in sudan as its military leaders ask
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demonstrators to remove barricades to allow security forces to do their jobs. fears of a global rise in oil prices as the u.s. government decides to sanction all countries buying oil from iran. and mexico detains hundreds of asylum seekers and the biggest crackdown since so-called migrant caravans started arriving from neighboring countries. but a state of emergency is in effect in sri lanka allowing police and the military to detain and interrogate anyone without a court order it follows sunday's devastating church and hotel bombings which killed at least two hundred ninety people and injured hundreds more but there are now questions as to whether the tragedy could have been prevented after it was revealed that warnings of an attack once passed on for on three reports from
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colombo. soldiers back on the streets of colombo a decade off to sri lanka's long running civil war and their presence was brought on by a series of bomb blasts across the island on sunday that targeted hotels and churches at hospitals there was confusion and grief as people try desperately to find their relatives the to the to the load the my sister is in the intensive care unit she's in a bad way i've lost my whole family my two children they have still not been found a common base of think i have to identify them by their body parts and the. those with no luck at the hospitals move on to the morgue it's a grim task here police have put up slides of the victims to help people identify their relatives tuesday has been declared a national day of mourning and the country remains on high alert.
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explosives were found in a cop parked near one of the churches that was attacked in colombo it exploded as bomb disposal squads try to defuse it. questions are being asked about whether this could have been prevented especially since some in government haven't met at the world warnings that such an attack may happen the first warning had come on the fourth of april on the nineteenth of april. defense ministry as seen in the situation. and they have made a name so i. suspect that there is very very saudi government be able to see and be able to gauge to the families and. about this incident no group has claimed responsibility but the government says it suspects a little known group called national. and believes it carried out the attacks but
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the support of an international network it has imposed a curfew arrested at least two dozen people blocked access to social media sites and declared a state of limited emergency florence louis. out of there is an elephant and has more on what the emergency regulations mean freshly lanka. the limited state of emergency that the government announced taking effect at midnight here in sri lanka this is expected to give the police particularly according to the president's office to empower the police or to take adequate measures to see if the people and the country obviously the emergency regulations in their full force are extremely wide ranging and dollars give foresman to a much broader palette to deal with the basically suspect the suspects the detainees particularly in terms of into gay sions detention of such people they
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find of interest to investigations so given the nature and scale and ferocity of those combined and targeted attacks that we saw on easter sunday here in sri lanka the authorities obviously feel the need for these enhanced powers now we are yet to hear the exact details of what exactly has been included in these emergency grigg elations they will unfold over the coming hours when that document becomes public but we are beginning to see the authorities promising to crack down they have sought international assistance we're also hearing of reports that interpol has sent an incident response team on the request of the national authorities as the authorities struggle to cope and try and get a handle on the situation in the meantime we have an island wide police curfew in place through the early hours of tuesday morning as you can see behind me i mean it is past midnight here in sri lanka and the roads are deserted but this is also
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a result of the police curfew that has been imposed a lot of things happening in unfolding during the course of the day and as to morrow dawns it will be a national day of mourning for sure lankans to remember another day of carnage in its recent history. well sudan's military transitional council has promised a civilian government will be formed soon tensions escalated after protest groups suspended talks with the top military body a coalition of opposition parties of demanding an immediate end to military rule the military has been in power since president omar bashir was forced from office on april eleventh. views offered by the groups including the forces of the declared a sin for freedom an expression of full of patriotism and national interests this made us at the transitional military council more optimistic that an imminent
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political solution based on consensus is possible we'll have a morgan is in khartoum for us here how is the opposition coalition responding to the statement from the military council. one as expected the coalition said that the military council is not keen despite saying that it will hand over power to civilian government the coalition is saying that the military council is not going to hand over power they're saying that they don't want the military council supervising an independent transitional government they want a government that is able to function on its own without any directives from the council they also said that they don't want people from the former regime from before more ruling party participating in the coming in the upcoming transitional government when that is formed they put out a my nine hundred page document saying that. that document represents its vision for a transitional government we've already heard from them last week saying that they want to prime minister a presidential council a legislative assembly and
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a cabinet an executive cabinet that would be running the affairs of the country but at the moment at the moment we're hearing from the opposition coalition saying that they will continue to protest they're going to continue demanding that the military council hand over power even after suspending talks with the council on sunday and never let me ask you about those protests as the military has ordered them to remove the barricades that they've set up on the roads are they comply. well no they're not for them those barricades are not just there to represent their revolution or their uprising in front of the army headquarters those barricades for them mean that our police security national security and more soldiers cannot disperse their protests despite the council saying that they're not going to use force protesters they say that if those barricades are removed that it will make it easier for anybody really to intervene and try to disperse them they've already seen that on the first and second day of the system when national security tried to attack them and try to breach their barricades so they're saying that those
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barricades will remain there and they will continue with their sit in which is now in its third week in front of the army headquarters and tilda here from the coalition that power will be handed over to civilian government and they will take nothing less than that there is hippa morgan in khartoum for us thank you for that update here. well the united states is demanding that all countries stop buying a rainy and oil and says that any of that defy the order will face sanctions iran exports slightly more than a million barrels a day with the majority going to china india south korea and japan washington announced last year that it would impose sanctions on any country importing oil from iran but offered waivers to some key trading partners secretary of state might compare now says those waivers won't be renewed when they expire next month he says the u.s. the united arab emirates and saudi arabia will ensure sufficient supplies of oil will reach world markets but the saudis appeared to contradict that saying they were intermediate the step up output rather than georgia has more from washington.
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the u.s. says its efforts to impose a worldwide embargo on iranian oil is already working in the last eleven months the trumpet ministration says iran has lost about ten billion dollars in oil revenue all this says washington to punish the han for what it calls the government's quote maligned ways the top administration and our allies are determined to sustain and expand the maximum economic pressure campaign against iran to end the regimes destabilizing activity threatening the united states our partners and allies and security in the middle east these demands are not just coming from the united states government and many of our allies and partners they are similar to what we hear from the iranian people themselves the u.s. imposed oil sanctions on iran in may two thousand and eighteen after it withdrew from what president donald trump called the ineffective iran nuclear deal the u.s. wanted to cut off iran's ability to support hezbollah and who the fighters as well
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as send aid to governments in syria and venezuela last fall when oil supplies were tight the u.s. gave several countries permission to wrap up their existing iranian oil purchases by no later than may second but now the u.s. says supplies are plentiful and so the five countries still importing iranian crude china india turkey japan and south korea no longer have a reason to keep buying from terre han to conduct these transactions one almost always nice to participate in the financial markets and we intend to enforce the sanctions we don't lay out sanctions that we don't have any intention of encouraging countries to cooperate with analysts say it's important to look at the impact sanctions could have on ties between the u.s. and other countries for example how sanctions could derail current chinese american trade talks but analysts say it's just as important to consider why the white house
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considers saudi. in the united arab emirates and not other oil producing nations key to making the iranian parco work i think that actually feeds into this narrative of this very close relationship that the president trump has with the saudi royal family and of course the united states is again this is the president who looks at issues from a transactional standpoint state department officials won't say just how soon after may third that the u.s. will impose sanctions on countries still buying oil from iran but they are adamant they say the only way to get iran to change its behavior is by imposing an embargo and the only way to make certain that the embargo works is to impose sanctions on other countries even if those countries happen to be the u.s. his friends russell and jordan al-jazeera the state department well let's speak now to jamal davies the president of the national iranian american council and he joins us now on skype from washington d.c.
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jamal the end of these waivers doesn't come as a surprise. because honestly it was a surprise we know that the troop administration's policies maximum pressure i don't think we know to what end they want to impose maximum pressure but when the trauma surgeon rolled out its unilateral exit from the iran nuclear deal a year ago at first it indicated that it would not be getting any waivers and then it relented and it issued these waivers now they're pulling back and you can't help but watch tennis and think that this is an incompetence by this administration to not have planned this out it seems in any way with the countries that are going to be affected jamal might the timing of this and the choice to did this have anything to do with the twenty twentieth's actions just around the corner. well you have a number of democratic candidates essentially saying that the united states will return to its commitments under the nuclear deal if they're elected president and i
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think you've seen blowback from that from from the trouble ministration from the netanyahu government and now you know i can't help but think this is a policy that is really. dictated by riyadh which is why the saudis are also paying for it i think donald trump and his administration at least understands that they may only have about a year and a half left and for people like john bolton who have made a war with iran a signature. item on their wish list i think the clock is ticking and you could see these measures aimed at triggering some sort of crisis between the united states and iran well you talk about a potential trade crisis iran has already threatened to close the straits of homer is essentially sabotaging the global economy is that a realistic possibility. well it's not the first time that iran has has made this threats i think that would be a pretty bold reaction so far iran has been surprisingly
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reserved in its response to these actions remember iran is still abiding by the nuclear deal even though it's not receiving the sentients relief that was promised and the reason is that they're waiting out from there hoping that after trump the united states sort of returns to normal and honors its agreement so i think that if iran were to take any measures to retaliate they probably want to stay within the four corners of the nuclear deal and try to potentially impose a cost because right now the united states is sort of beating up on iran and not paying any costs except potentially oil prices go up and that you know undermines the trucking industry sions reelection prospects jamal i also want to ask you about china because it's iran's largest oil by and they've said that they're going to continue buying oil and what kind of effect might this have given their ongoing trade talks between beijing and washington right now. yeah you know one would hope
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that this was coordinated in some way that the left hand of the trump ministration is talking to the right asses prologue that's probably not the case i think what this does though is it really solidify iran turn eastward the iran nuclear deal the negotiations are really an opportunity to bring iran into the global economy and start to build relationships between iran and europe and you know potentially unite the united states to be able to pursue mutual interests in the future i think with what has happened with the iran deal and now with china likely going to be lining up as one of the few countries that is continuing to do business with iran it makes iran more dependent on the chinese and for the chinese it's a bit of a i told you so because you run put so much faith in being able to do business with the west and now returning to china. to ask for them to continue to do business with the country and just briefly none of this hurts the u.s. relationship with re-add. you know it's certainly does not
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hurt the relationship if anything it makes the united states more dependent on riyadh and i think that this level of recklessness you know launching this policy like this in such a provocative way without really any endgame or coordination with allies it does it smacks of you know mohammed than some on approach to policy and so you can't help but think that you know the saudis are heavily invested in this and that for them i don't think that there's an end game of democracy in iran or a new nuclear deal it's purely to destabilize iran and it reminds us that at the end of the day this policy is aimed at a crisis one way or another even if it succeeds the ultimate goal is a crisis inside of iran and that is pretty scary stuff when you don't have a competent group of players who are actually overseeing this thing. the president
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of the national iranian american council thanks for being with us on al-jazeera my pleasure. plenty more ahead on this news hour including ending the war and fighting corruption ukraine's comedian turned president get serious after joking his way into electoral victory. the pressure is on molly's new prime minister challenge with ending violence and economic paralysis as the people grow impatient. and there's a surprise result and italy's top flight football league will be here with the details. police in mexico have detained hundreds of migrants who are trying to make their way to the united states president lopez obrador had promised to welcome migrants but he's been facing pressure from washington to stop them before they cross into the u.s. well let's speak to john holman who's live for us in mexican mexico city john when
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it comes to these detentions how many migrants are we talking here and where are they now. i think what we can safely say that is that there are hundreds of migrants who have been detained we're getting their information from colleagues local and international press that were there at the scene down in chapters but we haven't got an exact number of that we have phoned up the press so obvious but the national institute of migration down in the state chap purse and they told us they weren't even aware about what had happened so some slight confusion here but it seemed that agents not just from the police but also from the national migration of this sort of swooped in on these migrants when they were on these people who were migrating when they were taking a rest stop in the town of the here in this town is one that we put in ourselves on the first caravan and at that point they were receiving quite a welcome from townspeople on the way through people giving them food and drink and
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obviously the authorities stepping aside to let them pass so there's a real change from what was at the back end of last year so what's happening now these people are obviously detained and we now have to see if they're going to be deported or not that's usually what's happened when people have been detained in that southern mexican state of choppers they're put through facilities and then they're repatriated back to guatemala or duress usually to countries that send a lot of people and john this is because you may be surprised people in mexico especially given the president's previous sentiments. i think that's definitely true president lopez obrador especially on the campaigns took a sort of softer attitude towards people migrating from honduras from el salvador guatemala poor and quite violent countries as well as from the south of mexico a lot and saying really people are going because they've got a lack of opportunities back home so we shouldn't criminalize them we should give
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them more opportunities to provide more opportunities to those countries back home that's been what he says that he's been saying to president donald trump of the united states in trying to get him interested in investing in those countries so less people have the necessary city to head north but i think back at the beginning of april president trump said that if mexico didn't stop the number of people and the number of drugs that are crossing from mexico into the united states and cut across the mets carries northern border then he would first of all slapped more terrorists on cars in a year's time and then close the border at the time president will preside over a door said he respected that viewpoint and little more about it but there does seem to be a tacit shift in his government's policy this isn't the first time that there's been a mass detention there's been another mass detention of migrants from the mexican government during this month but this has been the biggest one and another thing
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that we've seen is that they were being worth these is being given now to migrants that wanted to stay in the south of mexico and look for work there and what we've heard is that those visas been harder to get in the last couple of weeks as well so this could be something which president will presume for a dog is tacitly so it's a bearing in mind that he has to keep happy the powerful neighbor to the north throughout his presidency he hasn't wanted to get involved in any sort of confrontation there so we might be seeing that play out now as here is john heilemann there for us in mexico city thank you john. well mexico is also marking five hundred years since the first europeans arrived to settle on the american mainland but the events have been overshadowed by a diplomatic spat between the mexican president and the king of spain reports from vera cruz. it's been five hundred years since spanish conquistadores arrived in what is now modern day a bit of good news. and for residents of one of mexico's most valuable port cities
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the studios are in order to commemorate the event though it up more so and that's why we've seen a lot of participation from our community which understands the difference between commemoration as celebration and this context the city has prepared a serious of activity has. been a cruise was founded by the spanish conquistadors it and i'm sure that this is a rival signal the downfall of a thriving empire by way of european diseases and the enslavement of native peoples . officially the first township on the american continent modeled after european customers easy but it was became an invaluable port city to the vice royalty of new spain over the centuries the city has maintained its economic and cultural importance that menaces so you don't have it at favor cruz deserves a starring role in history because the city has been a gateway in every sense of the word a gateway for peak with the trends in fashion and vera cruz became
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a door to the rest of the world. the founding of it it also marks the birth of a new nation but not all ceremonies commemorating the event are the same we were at an archeological site just outside of a dr who is that was once home to the people it's been said that it was from this mountainside five hundred years ago that eleven large ships were first spotted aboard were more than six hundred soldiers and sailors all under the command of it and then called this. the ruins of yell we saw the members of the various indigenous group. from across mexico or holding a ceremony of their own. here indigenous activists are hoping to shine a light on a different version of the story. on this is going to sign us today to commemorate this five hundred year with an ongoing existence do not let our traditions die remembering our sisters who gave their lives to keep our ancient ways for many the
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spanish conquest five hundred years in the past but for a culture born of a mix between the new world and the old reconciling the history of the city could be the key to bridging a cultural divide that still exists today. the paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into alleged abuse directed at the police by the yellow vest movement the anti-government protest has sparked fury after shouting chill yourselves at police in paris on saturday so asides among police in france are known to be on the rise and the challenge was denounced as deeply offensive to creating families protesters have clashed with the police nearly every weekend for five months. british police say more than a thousand people have been arrested since mass climate change protests began in london a week ago the so-called extinction rebellion set out to bring central london to a standstill blocking roads and bridges to get the government to take action
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against climate change only fifty three of those arrested have been formally charged with criminal offenses their latest action saw them stage a die and inside the natural history museum. well after a campaign of stunts jokes and viral videos things are now getting serious for ukraine's new president freedom is lenski the t.v. comedian won sunday's vote with a resoundingly seventy three percent on a promise to end the war in eastern ukraine and to root out corruption from kiev robin forrester walker reports on the challenges the lenski now faces. there's no sign of the political protest kiev's independence square is famous for. but rebellion is in the air now that ukrainians have elected a comedian to be their president. election observers praised what they called the colorful and competitive campaign i would really fall hard to light to correct your
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late the citizens of ukraine for their deep commitment to democracy demonstrated in competitive elections in which they have really free choice given ukraine's history of contested votes and violent revolution sunday's election went so smoothly that both candidates agreed ukraine has set an example to other countries in the region including russia a russian meme is now circulating featuring russia's most popular comic alongside let me putin putin is saying don't even think about it. thank you thank you thank you a more democratic ukraine might even be a way for president elect to me as a lenski to tackle the conflict in eastern ukraine against russia and russian backed forces. what he needs to do is to work very quickly to improve the lives of
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ordinary ukrainians and if he's able to do that i think ukrainians in the don't boss under the part that is under russian control could look at what's going on in ukraine there's new dynamism perhaps and so you know what maybe it's worth for us to stay as part of ukraine maybe it's not worth taking those russian passports that clinton is offering to achieve that zelinsky will now need his political party servant of the people in ukraine's parliament and that won't be easy it's a big name for this person to join it good people around him not only guards not being businessman's know media managers about people who are going to develop new political group and new political direction which will be effective in the parliament although he will lost his rating during the. zillion skee one this vote in almost every ukrainian region that's a high degree of national goodwill for a man who's new to the job he will now have to explain his long term plan to the
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people robin first you walk. here. still ahead on al-jazeera we take a closer look at egypt's referendum that could see a president other facet of theses role extended until twenty thirty. we meet the native americans fighting to protect their ancestral land at risk of being mined and to spanish tennis players go head to head in barcelona find out who came out on top with libya and of course. we've got another weather system that's putting itself together even north america . the last one is only slowly moving away from its here over the eastern parts and
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still bringing us a few showers of parts of canada and the northeastern parts of the states as well but here's the next one made its way across the rockies it's now over the northern plains the spring is somewhat weather around the great lakes region but it's further south that we can see the intense rains as we head through the next few days so texas particularly is looking very very wet they could even be some localized flooding out of this system a bit further towards the south of this quite a few showers around i think a lot of them over the southern posit and of course has been yoga and jamaica the choose day those gradually ease there as we head into wednesday so wednesday is looking like a dry a day for many of us here towards the west it should also be low actually dry for many here think kind of all will see one or two showers now argentina has been incredibly wet recently there's been a lot of flooding in the north that system responsible has just moved a little bit further north which we're seeing a parts of paraguay and into the southern parts of brazil it's still there as we head through the day on wednesday so there is still a risk that we could see some more severe weather out of that to the north
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generally some showers as you'd expect at this time of year and for the south a lot of dry weather but it is cooled. overthrow and exiled to a point you got to say if you're going to meet you i mean to my film about the struggle of the elected leader of madagascar to return to his country and reinstate his presidency he knows that the truth should change and believe me that it will not be good for you she is the lucrative. return of the president on al-jazeera. when the news breaks. when people need to be heard and the story needs to be told. the wall of radio with exclusive interviews. and in-depth reports are
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real being made in courts in there with al-jazeera teams on the ground for the moment to bring you mean reward winning documentaries and live. hello i'm a star and a reminder of the news this hour. police and military can now detain and interrogate anyone without a court order after a state of emergency came into effect but they're all questions as to whether sunday's bombings that killed two hundred nineteen people could have been prevented after it was revealed that warnings of a possible attack once passed on. sudan's military transitional council has
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promised a civilian government will be formed soon tensions escalate since after protest groups suspended talks with the top military body a coalition of opposition parties is demanding an immediate end to military. the u.s. is demanding all countries stop buying a rainy and oil washington announced last year that it would impose sanctions on any country importing oil from iran but offered waivers to some key trading partners secretary of state mike pompei are now says those waivers won't be renewed when they expire next month. china says it will continue buying a rainy and oil despite threats of sanctions from the us katrina you has more from beijing. ties to terror are very strong while other countries across europe and asia have backed away from their relationship with the country china sea and so have only strengthened it iran is one of the major participants in its belton road
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initiative and oil is a very big part of this relationship china is the biggest buyer of a rainy and for oil now china along with a few other countries received a waiver from the u.s. to continue buying oil until the beginning of may but unlike other countries such as italy or greece china has not significantly reduced its own purchase of raining or oil and every year it's estimated to buy about fifty billion dollars worth of rain in order now china has a huge energy demands and it really need to this oil its own supplies of oil have been drilling in recent years and because of this it's unlikely that they will heed any warnings from washington to stop purchasing iranian crude oil now what this is likely to do is further strain the relationship between washington and beijing and that's not a good thing because these two countries are currently locked in intensive discussions trying to end trade tensions trying to end a tit for tat escalation entire of search began since last year and these any
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tensions could also endanger any cooperation when it comes to denuclearize ation on the korean peninsula they gene is pyongyang's main ally and beijing support of any talks between the u.s. and north korea when it comes to really ending the development of nuclear weapons is crucial well iran and pakistan have agreed to set up a joint security force to tackle a rise in violence along the country's shared border the decision was made during pakistani prime minister imran khan's first official visit to iran saying was driving reports from terror on a handshake that could signal the beginning of a new power dynamic in the region. pakistan a nuclear armed nation iran one of the biggest oil producers in the world they both have problems that together may be easier to solve because perhaps the most important agreement reached was a pledge to fight armed groups along their border together and. we are going to form a joint rapid reaction force to fight terrorism at the borders of two countries.
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both countries have experienced attacks this year that both said were carried out by groups based on each other's soil and both of accuse the other of not doing enough to fight armed groups han defended his country's record said he would not let attacks divide the two nations and pakistan we have suffered more terrorism than probably any other country and the bugs on military and pakistan intelligence agencies. for appreciation must be made to do these. security agencies the way that deck of terrorism in pakistan and overcame it he also promised closer intelligence cooperation that we would not allow assad to be used by anyone against anyone it run afoul first trip to iran is pakistan's prime minister was an opportunity for both countries to lay out an ambitious agenda that energy rich iran will supply pakistan with natural gas and more electricity
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they'll expand trade with a partner system even plan to build a rail link to connect iran islamabad and istanbul. this kind of public display of diplomacy is uncommon between iran and pakistan islamabad has for decades been a closer ally of saudi arabia and the united states but this prime minister even as a candidate has been an open critic of washington's foreign policies. and despite continued warm relations with riyadh pakistan's pivot to to her own signals a desire to make a new friend of an old neighbor on khan's invitation president rouhani said he intends to visit islam abroad as soon as possible following nine eleven pakistan emerged as one of america's closest security allies but after taking office u.s. president donald trump said he considers pakistan a safe haven for terrorist organizations iran and pakistan have both had strained relations with france of erica but even still prime minister phones bold and public
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embrace of iran is likely to raise concerns and the white house they must rob the old a zero debt from. the u.s. president donald trump's nominee to head up the federal reserve has pulled out of consideration had been cain's nomination had been opposed by some republican senators putting his confirmation in jeopardy kaine previously ran for the u.s. presidency and twenty twelve but dropped out years accusations of sexual harassment and infidelity. well the u.s. state department is offering a reward of up to ten million dollars for information that would disrupt the funding for lebanon's hezbollah or its name to three lebanese business minutes key funders of the parties military wing and added them to its list of specially designated global terrorists receive support from iran which the u.s. has designated as a state sponsor of terrorism. well ugandan police have arrested the pop star turned politician bobby wine after shutting down one of his concerts and firing tear gas
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at his fans police pulled the musician and m.p. from his car into some bar where he was due to speak to fans about the cancelled show they fired water cannon and tear gas at supporters waiting to hear from him why is a well known critic of long time president yoweri museveni and over thirty years have frequently stopped him from performing publicly. the president of mali has named a new prime minister after the government resigned last week former finance minister say will form a new one in the coming days he's under pressure to improve security as the country faces a spike in violence nicholas hack reports from the capital bamako. twelve year old feels like he's being spun a tale every day adults tell him his school will reopen tomorrow he's heard the same story for almost a year but schools have remained closed with striking teachers demanding to be paid that. it's a sin seriously their words don't really count when things really matter to us this
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is boubacar seach or mr while the last lesson on keeping promises is still on the blackboard mr good day waits to hear from the newly appointed prime minister hoping that he will keep his word and make education a priority because there may be enough funds for the one billion dollars a year u.n. peacekeeping operation in mali but not enough to pay mr taze two hundred dollars monthly salary a lot of the money will the government doesn't care about schools so this is a setback for the future of young people if we cannot invest in young people then the future of our country of mali is in jeopardy. former finance minister forty one year old. newly appointed prime minister after the government was forced to step down last week following a demonstration on the streets of of mostly young people they're unhappy with the state's inability to keep safe from attacks the price of basic necessities are shot up by twenty percent strikes affect the education justice and transport system
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crippling the capital bamako is one of the fastest growing cities in africa it's also one of the youngest with. them and so the challenge for this new prime minister is to form a government that will be accepted by all and address this young population. is the young municipal council on monday. attacked his town killing scores of soldiers it took hours before reinforcements arrived. we feel betrayed by. the street. there is no. prison to reassure them. and make us feel like we are part of mali with a new prime minister these government is at a crossroads waiting for the state to deliver the promises made at stake is the
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country's future. micro votes have been cast in egypt's constitutional referendum which could extend president. office until twenty thirty the official results are expected to be announced on tuesday but rights groups say the referendum won't be free or fair if approved the changes could allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the already powerful military stuff as the founder and chairman of the british network he says there's no space for dissent and egypt which. favors. the egyptian government has done a very good job of consolidating power over the last six years they've eliminated opposition parties they've shut down opposition media just in the lead up to this vote they've shut down thirty four thousand websites belonging to dissidents who are trying to organize a ball to live void campaign they also arrested political figures about one
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hundred twenty of them in the lead up they banned a protest that was scheduled so the really is no space for dissent in egypt at the moment and i think you know a lot of analysts are predicting that it's really a matter of time before there is another sort of protest movement another another uprising unfortunately egypt took a step forward with the revolution and then and then took about two or three steps backwards and particularly since two thousand and thirteen and these amendments further intrench military dictatorship in egypt and i think you can expect even more repression and power consolidation unfortunately. as violence around libya's capital enters its fed week the united nations is warning that tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes explosions in tripoli continued on monday as troops aligned with the u.n. recognized government targeted world who have to as forces a summit of african leaders will meet in cairo on choose day to discuss solutions
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to the conflict at least two hundred fifty four people have been killed and thousands more injured since fighting broke out. we're in the third week of the fighting and we can so far we have up to thirty five thousand. displaced people. many of these people have left areas for the few years where they felt insecure and have moved into the more secure areas as it would families but some earth temporary. shelters as well we are also very concerned by the fact. that it is continuing it's only creating read every day just just before coming here i heard reports of. five hundred families who were no towards the up the western side of tripoli five algerian billionaires
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including the country the country's wealthiest businessmen have appeared in court after being arrested as part of an anti corruption investigation the five are all said to be close to former president analyze this pretty flicker who resigned earlier this month the former prime minister and the current finance minister have also been ordered to appear in court. northwest attorney is heading for a presidential election runoff after the turnout in the first round was too low for any candidate to win outright the vote was dominated by deep divisions over the country's recent name change approach e.u. candidate will now be pitted against a nationalist candidate in the second round in may marcos who bought it chose more from the capital skopje. the first round of the president the elections the north. fair and democratic atmosphere the candid the ruling coalition there were burned out of an opposition candidate gordon as the annals of prayers in the second round
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of the president elections citizens of north most adorning the second round reward for two weeks both candidates expect to receive the board from. an ethnic minority in the first round watered for america candidate awful position albini and parties who won eighty thousand wards but did not enter in the second round of elections in june last year the country reach an agreement with neighbor greece and resold the new. name north and with the dornier the country will become a member of the need by the end of the year a powerful earthquake has struck the northern philippines killing at least eight people the six point three magnitude quake hit northwest of the capital manila damaging buildings and knocking out power officials in the town of core x. a three bodies have been pulled from a collapsed building rescuers are continuing to search for victims. native american
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tribes the united states are fighting the government's decision to open their ancestral lands up to mining the five tribes say they are still dealing with the impact left behind from previous mining operations and while environmentalists say it's a dangerous land grab that threatens the very idea of conservation and agalloch a reports. fuel and scapes in the western united states are as dramatic as those in utah walking through the geological masterpiece known as the valley of the gods is simply or inspiring this state is famed for its parks trails and wide wild places it's also where past lives are on it an ancient history is accessible to all the whole areas dotted with a lot of ancestral sites and yellow back again trace his roots to both the navajo and hoopy tribes and says places like the bears is national monument a vital it's about healing not just ourselves but the historical trauma that we've
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experienced how can we heal that from our indigenous peoples here with you the visitors of our land how do we heal that divide and that's what we're trying to do with this landscape but the protections given to both buress and grand staircase escalante monuments would drastically reduce by president trump more than a year ago both areas are now open to mining and mineral extraction with the action i'm taking today we will not only give back your voice over the use of this land we will also reste or your access and your enjoyment public lands will once again be for public use conservationists fear it's just a massive lying grab with grave consequences republicans say they're simply correcting government overreach so look at the beautiful color everywhere. fantastic places many visiting buress national monuments it's
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a betrayal of native american culture they have seen their vision of the way life is best lived essentially trampled on. and this is just one more boot on the neck you know no it's wrong who does the park belong to and it belongs to us the american people and she says and you need to be protecting at frys tribes in the region of now joined together to fight the changes many say they're still living with the harmful legacy of previous mining operations poisoning the air the water the soil and they're affecting us and these are places right next to a lot of our communities and that's environmental racism we can't allow that to happen in this day and age a scholar once wrote that national parks and monuments with the best idea this country ever had but at the moment there's is a grand staircase escalante stand at a vital crossroads what could follow is years of legal wrangling but the stakes
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couldn't be higher not only for the native tribes that call this place home but also for wilderness areas across the united states and gallica al-jazeera needles overlook utah. space x. has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch nasa astronauts into orbit this year over the weekend the dragon crew capsule that flew to the international space station was engulfed in smoke and flames on an engine test stand space x. says it was testing the dragons aboard brust is that cape canaveral florida when saturday's accident. the company says the test area was clear and no one was injured. still ahead on al-jazeera it's a golden day at the. and
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now it's time for sports he is leah thank you so much chelsea crip their way into the fourth and final champions league qualification spot in the english premier league with just a few games left in the season on monday they fell behind to burnley after a jeff hendrick goal. and go in salo and then scored in quick succession to give the blues the advantage at stamford bridge only for ashley barnes to equalize all this in only twenty four minutes there were no goals in the remaining sixty six to two the final score over in italy it was
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a great night for atalanta as they defeated napoli two one on monday in syria up they even started well enough for a nap of the wind dreams more tunes opened the scoring not only are twenty points behind eventis who've already wrapped up the title they need to keep winning though to be sure of second place and conceding goals like this one to do the potter will not help their cause mario passage than popped up with the winner as a line to go fish and ac milan only on goal difference in the race for a champions league place next season. barcelona will look to move one step closer towards securing a second successive league title in spain on tuesday they'll be away add to this when will move them twelve points clear of athletico madrid who would have a game in hand but it would mean athletico have to win all their remaining games and hope barsa lose all there is to change the destination of the league title. this is known as you know but if you are a little to use i don't have any doubts that it will be
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a tough match because they play in a very compact way they defend well and it has usually been difficult for us to beat them in the last few years so it is true that right now there aren't going through a positive streak but on the whole team they have had a great season but they still have time to finish in the europa league positions and i'm sure they will do their best to achieve that during these last five games tennis players are fine tuning their clay court game with this year's a second grand slam tournaments the french open about a month away now this week some of the best men's players are in barcelona and in a first round meeting between two spaniards fernando verdasco defeated feliciano lopez six four six three the final score. oh my god. the twenty one thousand world athletics championships will be held in doha and some of his best athletes are in the qatari capital preparing for the big event later this year on the second day of the asian athletics championships on monday the home
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crowd were given something to cheer for at the county for international stadium when. powered his way to the gold medal in the men's four hundred meter hurdles it was a date to savor for qatar. a bolo would then make it to gold medals on the day as he took first place in the men's eight hundred meters these championships are being seen as a trial of end for the world championships that certainly september. the n.b.a. champions golden state warriors are only one win away from reaching the second round of the playoffs they took game four against the los angeles clippers on sunday to leave their series three one kevin durant's scored thirty three points and clay thompson added thirty two as they won one thirteen to one zero five game five is in oakland on wednesday when the two time defending champions could clinch the series. we know just to play a poise patience and play to. whether you do those three things. were
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almost unstoppable especially reluctant mentally there was drama in the stanley cup playoffs on sunday as a san jose sharks force their first round series with the vegas golden knights to a deciding game seven sundays encounter went to double overtime before thomas total scored a short handed goal to give the sharks a two one win the deciding game seven will be on tuesday in san jose the cricket world cup is a little over a month away in one thousand nine hundred two champions pakistan will face england in a short series as a warm up the pakistanis open their world cup campaign on may thirty first against the west indies but a five match one day series against the english will help them get used to the conditions that they'll face during the tournament the last time the world cup was hosted in england pakistan finished as the runner up. as well as we possibly could and we believe a team that i believe. both in talent and it and believe that we have the skills to be really successful operation has been outstanding our preparation
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now leading into this we'll cup is brilliant with with the series against the world's number one ranked side in the conditions that will give us an opportunity to really to start selves that would give us an opportunity to to start combinations and finally to a painful but rewarding day in the saddle this is america's henna robertson actions at the international extreme sports festival in japan her first run in the b.m.x. finals didn't quite go to plan and ended up in a pretty nasty fall but she recovered to produce a terrific second run and the top scorer roberts is just seventeen years old and with b.m.x. freestyle being added to the program at the tokyo olympics next summer a gold medal could soon be in her future. well that's all your sport for now we'll have more for you later. well you can find much more on our website with updates and full coverage on the aftermath of the attacks you can also watch our bulletins
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online just click on the live icon al-jazeera dot com. well that's it for me for this news hour but i'll be back here in just a few minutes with another full roundup of the day's news to stay with us. in syria citizens are collecting evidence at all of the typical has shot of crimes committed against civilians we've moved out of syria and six hundred thousand pages of material so that one day they can bring the assad regime to justice it puts
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a she will face on the charges it's a dead human face but it's a curious syria witnesses for the prosecution on al jazeera. bureaus spawning six continents across the globe. zeroes correspondents live and bringing the stories they tell me i have. nothing but good news about the letters. were at the mercy of the russian camp for palestinian refugees al-jazeera fluent in world news capturing a moment in time. snapshots of other lives. other stories. provided attempts into someone else's work.
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inspiring documentaries from impassioned filmmakers and the front lines i feel that i know if i have the data to prove a. witness on al-jazeera. to. go. sri lanka imposes a state of emergency following sunday's bomb attacks that killed at least two hundred ninety people. hello i'm the star of the attack and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up military leaders in sudan order protesters to remove barricades but
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demonstrators say they're going nowhere until there's a civilian government. fears of a global rise in oil prices as the u.s. government decides to sanction all countries buying oil from iran. and mexico detains hundreds of asylum seekers in the biggest crackdown since so-called migrant caravans started arriving from neighboring countries. on a nationwide state of emergency has come into effect in sri lanka it gives the police and the military sweeping powers to arrest and question anyone without a court order it follows sunday's church and hotel bombings which killed at least two hundred ninety people but questions are being raised about whether the attacks could have been prevented florence who reports from colombo. soldiers back on the streets of colombo a decade off to sri lanka's long running civil war and their presence was brought
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on by a series of bomb blasts across the island on sunday that targeted hotels and churches at hospitals there was confusion and grief as people try desperately to find their relatives the to the load the my sister is in the intensive care unit she's in a bad way i've lost my whole family my two children they've still not been found i called base of think i have to identify them by their body parts and the. those with no luck at the hospitals move on to the morgue it's a grim task here police have put up slides of the victims to help people identify their relatives tuesday has been declared a national day of mourning and the country remains on high alert. explosives were found in a cop parked near one of the churches that was attacked in colombo it exploded as
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bomb disposal squads try to defuse it. questions are being asked about whether this could have been prevented especially since some in government have admitted there were warnings that such an attack may happen the first warning had come on the fourth of april on the nineteenth of april the. defense ministry as seen in the situation. and they have made. a name so i. suspect that barry's very very sorry the government. and be able to gauge to the families and. about this incident no group has claimed responsibility but the government says it suspects a little known group national. and believes it carried out the attacks with the support of an international network it has imposed a curfew arrested at least two dozen people blocked access to social media sites
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and declared a state of limited emergency florence. colombo well as florence pointed out the state of emergency has rarely been invoked since the end of a civil war a decade ago there as well fernandez has more on what it means for the island nation. the limited state of emergency that the government announced taking effect at midnight here in sri lanka this is expected to give the police particularly according to the president's office to empower the police or to take adequate measures to see if the people and the country obviously the emergency regulations in their full force are extremely wide ranging and dollars give. and a much broader palette to deal with the basically suspect the suspects the detainees particularly in terms of into gay sions detention of such people they find of interest to investigations so given the nature and scale and ferocity of those
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combined and targeted attacks that we saw on easter sunday here in sri lanka the authorities obviously feel the need for these enhanced powers now we are yet to hear the exact details of what exactly has been included in these emergency grigg elations they will unfold over the coming hours when that document becomes public but we are beginning to see the authorities promising to crack down they have sought international assistance we're also hearing of reports that interpol has sent an incident response team on the request of the national authorities as the authorities struggle to cope and try and get a handle on the situation in the meantime we have an island wide police curfew in place through the early hours of tuesday morning as you can see behind me i mean it is past midnight here in sri lanka and the roads are deserted but this is also
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a result of the police curfew that has been imposed a lot of things happening in unfolding during the course of the day and as to morrow dawns it will be a national day of mourning for sure lankans to remember another day of carnage in its recent history. saddam's military council has warned protesters against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove them they're asking demonstrators you've been outside the army headquarters for more than two weeks to take down their barricades a coalition of political parties have suspended talks with the military council for failing to transfer power to a civilian or thirty sudan's military leaders say they're working towards forming a civilian government as soon as possible. but the. views offered by the groups including the forces of the declaration for freedom an expression of full of patriotism and national interests this made us at the transitional military council
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more optimistic that an imminent political solution based on consensus is possible . hippa morgan has this update for us. the coalition of the declaration of freedom and change which includes twenty two political parties and the sudanese professional association the body that has been spearheading calls for protests in sudan for the past four months have said that the military council is not keen to hand over parts of civilian government they've also said that they don't want the council to include anybody from the former government and from the former ruling party in the upcoming transitional government when that is formed the coalition suspended talks with the government or with it with the military council on sunday saying that unless the council says it is ready to hand over power and recognizes the fact that it's time to hand over power to a civilian government then they are not going to continue talks obviously the military council as we've heard from them say that they want all political parties to be in consensus when that transitional government is being formed and not just
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a single coalition and meanwhile this is all happening while thousands of protesters continue to gather in front of the army headquarters despite the council saying that the barricades that the place there should be removed those barricades are still there and protesters are saying that the barricades represent their resistance to any four is that is going to try to disperse the sit in there saying that they will not move and they will not remove their barricades until an independent transitional government is formed of course at the moment the political parties and the sudanese professional association as well as the military council are yet to decide how that transitional government would look like and how it would be formed so it looks like the sit in front of the army headquarters is not going to come to an end anytime soon well the u.s. is offering a reward of up to ten million dollars for information that could allow it to disrupt funding for lebanon's hezbollah the state department specifically named three lebanese businessmen as examples of key funders of the parties armed wing has received support from iran which the u.s.
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has branded as a state sponsor of terrorism and now the u.s. is demanding all countries to stop buying a rainy an oil or face sanctions iran export slightly more than a million. barrels per day with the majority going to china india south korea and japan washington announced last year that it would impose sanctions on any country importing oil from iran but offered waivers to some key trading partners secretary of state mike compare now says those waivers won't be renewed when they expire next month he says the u.s. and the united arab emirates and saudi arabia will ensure sufficient supplies of oil but riyadh appears to contradict that saying it won't immediately step up output rosalyn jordan has more from washington. the u.s. says its efforts to impose a worldwide embargo on iranian oil is already working in the last eleven months the trumpet ministration says iran has lost about ten billion dollars in oil revenue
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all this says washington to punish the han for what it calls the government's quote aligned ways the top administration and our allies are determined to sustain and expand the maximum economic pressure campaign against iran to end the regimes destabilizing activity threatening the united states our partners and allies and security in the middle east these demands are not just coming from the united states government and many of our allies and partners they are similar to what we hear from the iranian people themselves the u.s. imposed oil sanctions on iran in may two thousand and eighteen after it withdrew from what president donald trump called the ineffective iran nuclear deal the u.s. wanted to cut off iran's ability to support hezbollah and who the fighters as well as send aid to governments in syria and venezuela last fall when oil supplies were tight the u.s. gave several countries permission to wrap up their existing iranian oil purchases by no later than may second but now the u.s.
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says supplies are plentiful and so the five countries still importing iranian crude china india turkey japan and south korea no longer have a reason to keep buying from terre han to conduct these transactions one almost always nice to participate in the financial markets and we intend to enforce the sanctions we don't lay out sanctions that we don't have any intention of encouraging countries to cooperate with analysts say it's important to look at the impact sanctions could have on ties between the u.s. and other countries for example how sanctions could derail current chinese american trade talks but analysts say it's just as important to consider why the white house considers saudi arabia in the. arab emirates and not other oil producing nations key to making the iranian particle work i think that actually feeds into this narrative of this very close relationship that the president trump has with the
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saudi royal family and of course the united states is again this is the president who looks at issues from a transactional standpoint state department officials won't say just how soon after may third that the u.s. will impose sanctions on countries still buying oil from iran but they are adamant they say the only way to get iran to change its behavior is by imposing an embargo and the only way to make certain that the embargo works is to impose sanctions on other countries even if those countries happen to be the u.s. as friends rosalyn jordan al-jazeera the state department earlier i spoke to. the president of the national iranian american council he thinks the u.s. policy seemed to cater to its ally saudi arabia's interest. we know that the trump administration's policy is maximum pressure i don't think we know to what end they want to impose maximum pressure but when the truck misfortunate rolled out its unilateral exit from the iran nuclear deal
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a year ago at first it indicated that it would not be getting any waivers and then it relented and issued these waivers now they're pulling back and you can't help but watch this and think that this is that incompetence by this administration to not have planned this out it seems in any way with the countries that are going to be affected you have a number of democratic candidates essentially saying that the united states will return to its commitments under the nuclear deal if they are elected president and i think you've seen blowback from that from from the trauma ministration from the netanyahu government and now you know i can't help but think this is a policy that is really. dictated by riyadh which is why the saudis are also paying for it i think donald trump and his administration at least understands that they may only have about a year and a half left and for people like john bolton who have made war with iran a signature. item on their wish list i think the clock is ticking and you could see
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these escalatory measures aimed at triggering some sort of crisis between the united states and iran. weather is next but still ahead on al-jazeera a new prime minister takes charge in mali where people are growing impatient with violence and an economic crisis. and time to get serious for ukraine's comedian turned president with ending war and fighting corruption. that is all quite unsettled over the southeastern parts of china now has been for a while now and you can see the latest pulse of activity making its way eastward given a sim heavy rain lots of thunder and lightning as well and will be more to come as
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we head through the next few days again they're working their way eastwards giving some heavy downpours shanghai well hey we're likely to see some heavy rains as well to the south there is a home grown here it should be dry temperature of around thirty degrees a bit to the south plenty of dry weather here as well particularly over the philippines it's only really in the far south we've got any significant weather a few showers here at times there's more lively weather across parts of borneo java and into the somalia and i think that's where we'll see most of the activity as we head through the day on tuesday and a wednesday as well further north largely dry but one of the two showers may just crop up here and if you catch one could be quite heavy towards the west at last we find a dry for many of us here except in the east the northeastern parts of india and through piles in nepal and bangladesh little bit of a swirling feature here could give us one or two showers there's also a few showers over sri lanka and the extreme seven to india at the moment too elsewhere it's just getting pretty hot as you would expect at this time of year so not cool about forty two f. in new delhi we're up at forty one. sponsored by cats owner.
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in syria citizens are collecting evidence. of crimes committed against civilians moved out of syria six hundred thousand pages of material so that one day they can bring the outside regime to justice it puts she will face on the charges it's a dead fish for the city with syria witnesses for the prosecution on al jazeera.
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hello again i'm. reminded of the news this hour. police and military can now detain and interrogate anyone without a court order after a state of emergency came into effect but they all questions as to whether sunday's bombings that killed two hundred ninety people could have been prevented after it was revealed that warnings of a possible attack once passed on. saddam's military council has warned protesters against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove them a coalition of political parties has suspended talks with the military council for failing to transfer power to a civilian authority. and the u.s. is demanding that all countries stop buying it rainy and oil washington announced last year that it would impose sanctions on any country importing oil from iran but offered waivers to some key trading partners secretary of state mike pompei are now says there is way this won't be renewed when they expire next month while china
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says it will continue buying iranian oil despite threats of sanctions from the us katrina you has more from beijing. ties to terror are very strong while other countries across europe and asia have backed away from their relationship with the country china seems to have only strengthened it iran is one of the major participants in its belton road initiative and oil is a very big part of this relationship china is the biggest buyer of a rainy and for oil now china along with a few other countries received a waiver from the u.s. to continue buying oil until the beginning of may but unlike other countries such as italy or greece china has not significantly reduced its own purchase of arraigning or oil and every year it's estimated to buy about fifty billion dollars worth of rain in order now china has a huge energy demands and it really needs this oil its own supplies of oil i think drilling in recent years and because of this it's unlikely that they will heed any
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warnings from washington to stop purchasing iranian crude oil now what this is likely to do is further strain the relationship between washington and beijing and that's not a good thing because these two countries a currently locked in intensive discussions trying to end trade tensions trying to end a tit for tat escalation entire of search began since last year and these any tensions could also endanger any cooperation when it comes to denuclearize ation on the korean peninsula beijing is pyongyang's main ally and beijing supported any talks between the u.s. and north korea when it comes to really ending the development of nuclear weapons is crucial. well the united nations is warning that tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes as violence around libya's capital tripoli enters its third week explosions continued on monday as troops aligned with the un recognized government targets edwarda khalifa haftar his forces a summit of african leaders will meet in cairo on tuesday to discuss solutions to
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the conflict at least two hundred fifty four people have been killed and thousands more injured since the fighting began we're in the third week of the fighting and we can so far we have up to thirty five thousand. displaced people. many of these people have left their areas where they did feel and where they felt insecure and have moved into the more secure areas as it would families but some earth temporary. shelters as well we are also very concerned by the fact that displacement is continuing at an increasing rate edging day we've just just before coming here i heard reports of. five hundred families who were no towards the up the western side
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of tripoli. ugandan police have arrested pop star turned politician bobby wine after shutting down one of his concerts and firing tear gas at his fans police pulled the musician an m.p. from his car and where he was due to speak to fans about the cancelled show they fired water cannon and tear gas at supporters waiting to hear from him wine is a well known critic of long time president. seventy and or thirty's have frequently stopped him from performing publicly. the president of mali has named a new prime minister after the government resigned last week former finance minister he say will form a new one in the coming days he is under pressure to improve security after a spike in violence nicolas hack reports from the capital bamako twelve year old feels like he's being spun a tale every day adults tell him his school will reopen tomorrow he's here at the same story for almost a year but schools have remained closed with striking teachers demanding to be paid
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. seriously their words don't really count when things really matter to us this. year mr getting well keeping promises is still on the blackboard mr good day waits to hear from the newly appointed prime minister hoping that he will keep his word and make education a priority because there may be enough funds for the one billion dollars a year un peacekeeping operation in mali but not enough to pay mr two hundred dollars monthly salary. the government doesn't care about schools this is a setback for the future of young people if we cannot invest in young people then the future of our country of mali is in jeopardy. former finance minister forty one year old. newly appointed prime minister after the government was forced to step down last week following a demonstration on the streets of burma of mostly young people they're unhappy with
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the state's inability to keep safe from attacks the price of basic necessities are shot up by twenty percent strikes affect the education justice and transport system crippling the capital bamako is one of the fastest growing cities in africa it's also one of the youngest with. them and so the challenge for this new prime minister is to form a government that will be accepted by all and address this young population. is the young municipal council on monday. attacked his town killing scores of soldiers it took hours before reinforcements arrived. but i feel betrayed by. the street. there is no police. presence to reassure them. and make us feel like we are part of mali with
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a new prime minister these government is at a crossroads waiting for the state to deliver the promises made at stake is the country's future. votes have been cast in egypt's constitutional referendum but could extend president. term in office until twenty thirty the official results are expected to be announced on tuesday but rights groups say the referendum won't be free or fair if approved the changes could allow the president to appoint top judges and expand already the role of the already powerful military. here as president donald trump's nominees a head up the federal reserve has pulled out some republican senators have been opposing have been cain's nomination cain previously ran for president in two thousand and twelve but dropped out after accusations of sexual harassment and infidelity. well mexican police have detained hundreds of refugees and migrants who are trying to make their way to the united states president alberto had promised to
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welcome them but he's been facing pressure from washington to stop the crossings from mexico city has john heilemann with the latest hundreds of people detained then in this caravan of about three thousand people it's being called the biggest mass detention since these caravans heading through mexico most of them from central america trying to get to the united states began and it's been seen here is quite a surprise and that's because president and raise money well lopez obrador of mexico for a long time has had a sort of softer line on migration he says that it's cause really by a lack of opportunities back home in the south of mexico or honduras el salvador salvador guatemala and he says that the all sorts of this really is for more investment in those countries for a long time he's been trying to get president donald trump to sort of join in investment attempts and schemes for those countries but this seems to be
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a sort of shift in the policy when it comes after in the beginning of the month of april president donald trump saying that he'd give mexico year and then if they didn't stop the problems of migration with drugs coming through the country and heading to the united states by mexico is north of the border but it's more terrorists on cause and then it's back to work then he'd shut the border now it's chris president has really tried to avoid any sort of confrontation with president trump and it was sort of of that that we started to see a couple more arrests happening in migrant caravans trying to get through mexico. the paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into alleged abuse directed at the police by the yellow vest movement the anti-government protesters sparked fury after shouting kill yourselves at police in paris on saturday suicides among police in france are known to be on the rise and the chant was denounced as
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deeply offensive to grieving families protesters have clashed with the police nearly every weekend for five months. while british police say more than a thousand people have been arrested since mass climate change protests began in london a week ago the so-called extinction rebellion set out to bring central london to a standstill blocking roads and bridges to get the government to take more action against climate change only fifty three of those arrested have been formally charged with criminal offenses the latest actions or the stage a die in the natural history museum. after a campaign of stunts jokes and viral videos things are now getting serious for ukraine's new president vladimir selenski the t.v. comedian one sunday's vote with the resulting seventy three percent on a promise to end the war in eastern ukraine and russia out corruption from kiev robin forest to walk a reports on the challenges the lenski in our faces. there's no sign of the
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political protest kiev's independence square is famous for. but rebellion is in the air now that ukrainians have elected a comedian to be the president. election observers praised what they called a colorful and competitive campaign i would really full hot like to congress or late the citizens of ukraine for their deep commitment to democracy demonstrate that incompetence elections in which they head it's really a free choice given ukraine's history of contested votes and violent revolution sunday's election went so smoothly that both candidates agreed ukraine has set an example to other countries in the region including russia a russian meme is now circulating featuring russia's most popular comic alongside vladimir putin putin is saying don't even think about it.
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thank. him or democratic ukraine might even be a way for the president elect to me as a lenski to tackle the conflict in eastern ukraine against russia and russian backed forces. what he needs to do is to work very quickly to improve the lives of ordinary ukrainians and if he's able to do that i think ukrainians in the donbass under the part that is under russian control could look at what's going on in ukraine there's new dynamism perhaps and so you know what maybe it's worth for us to stay as part of ukraine maybe it's not worth taking those russian passports that cotton is offering to achieve that zelinsky will now need his political party servant of the people in ukraine's parliament and that won't be easy it's a big name for this person to join it good people around him not only guards not being businessman's no media managers about people who are going to develop new
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political group and new political direction which will be effective in the parliament all he will lost his rating when he. zielinski won this vote in almost every ukrainian region that's a high degree of national goodwill for a man who's new to the job he will now have to explain his long term plan to the people robin first you walk out his ear here. hello i'm a star with the headlines on al-jazeera sri lanka is observing and national day of mourning after nearly three hundred people were killed and multiple suicide attacks on easter sunday the government has declared a state of emergency and has blamed a little known almost group with suspected foreign links for the attacks twenty four people have been arrested so far and the nationwide emergency gives police and
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military sweeping powers to arrest more people as an alpha and as explains from columbia. the limited state of emergency that the government announced take effect at midnight here in sri lanka this is expected to give the police particularly according to the president's office to empower the police added good measures to see if the people and the country obviously the emergency regulations in their full force are extremely wide ranging and does give law enforcement a much broader palette to deal with basically suspects. particularly in terms of indications detention of such people live find of interest to investigation sudan's military leaders say they aim to form a civilian government as soon as possible and are working towards reaching a consensus with protest leaders and political parties there asking demonstrators
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to remove their barricades to allow security forces to do their job protest leaders have vowed to continue their sit in and have suspended talks with the military council for failing to transfer power to a civilian government. the u.s. says ending waivers from sanctions for countries that still buy iranian oil waivers for iran's biggest customers like china south korea india and japan will expire in may and will not be renewed the united nations is warning that tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes as violence around libya's capital tripoli end enters its third week explosions continued on monday as troops aligned with the u.n. recognized government targeted war khalifa haftar as forces summit of african leaders will meet in cairo on tuesday to discuss solutions to the conflict at least two hundred fifty four people have been killed and thousands more injured since the fighting began well those are the headlines join me for more news here after inside
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story. he told jokes about the president now he is the president comedian love him it was a lengthy wins that landslide victory in ukraine's election but with no previous political experience how will he tackle the many challenges ahead what's the punchline this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program on imran khan comedian and let him as lenski
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played a fictional president for years now he's going to play it for real but stand up comedy is one thing standing up to russia and the myriad of other problems facing ukraine is another thing altogether outgoing president petro poroshenko says zelinsky is too naive for hard politics but it is dissatisfaction with old faces like that's probably benefits of the comedian he's campaigned on an anti establishment anti corruption platform and that seems so resoundingly with his supporters selenski won with more than seventy percent of the vote this is what he had to say. we did it together thanks to everyone now there will be no pathetic speeches i just want to say thank you. zelinsky is going to have to deal with ukraine's numerous challenges ending a five year war with moscow back separatists in the east that's killed more than
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thirteen thousand people fixing a struggling economy and the government's rising debt following through on his promise to fight corruption and stamp out the influence of oligarchs and also pushing through much needed reforms zelinsky doesn't have a proper party views known and is likely to face stiff opposition in parliament. i let's bring in our guests joining me on skype from kiev valentini professor of political science at the national university of kiev academy from berlin where we broke now jon benet professor in european studies at stanford university berlin and also on skype from moscow dimitri babbage political analyst so god near newsagency welcome to the program let's begin with valentyn yeah first it's clear that the new president has significant challenges on his hands but haps the most important one
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is to actually get some parliamentary support he doesn't have a political party is there a danger he could be a lame duck president for the entire of his term if you doesn't get that support. definitely the president zelinsky doesn't have support in the parliament as it is now but ukrainian politicians members of parliament there very easily change sides so there may be quite a big group of parliamentarians who will start supporting him we have this tradition after every election but i think there is also a chance that about which is alinsky is not talking and his team is not talking maybe there will be a chance to press on the existing parliament and to have early elections he maybe like not only on the parliament and not so on the parliament but only one
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side movement toward ordinary people who want to get treat of corruption of inefficiency and who want to stop war so there are the possibilities for a wide movement to be created if he steam if zelinsky team is smart enough at the moment they were trying to do everything not to show what they will be doing just they wanted to have power to oust the previous president after some time they will have to decide how they will act i think they will be acting just as ordinary politicians who rely on the existing law on the procedures and in this way they will bogged down into these procedures they will have to show something which the ordinary people would like and getting rid of the existing parliament will be one of such important steps which they may undertake also mr.
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selenski needs some quick successful steps one of them is to release ukrainian prisoners held in russia to make any change between brazen hers of captives. in ukraine and in russia it will be a great success for him and also what he said in the beginning he said i want to stop shooting in the east of ukraine it's easy to do just give all there to ukrainian forces stop shooting and to agree with russian supporters supported separatists to do the same so with these two important steps it is possible to create it was either movement of the people and to have early elections one of the possible ways from the existing stumble block that selenski i have to say has shied away from the media his when he was declared the winner was
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very short he said there's no time for pathetic speeches that doesn't seem to be a real manifesto. no and he couldn't have because he hadn't it feel to worth people who are in conflict with the existing authorities treating such a situation when ukrainians invited into it even more camps so he misses zelinsky have to be accepted by all sides as a person on him they want and can real life well i would want to use it biblical archetype for that archetype in genesis it is said that the first stage when the earth was created the earth was. formless was without form and was void so something like that was with mr zelinsky and in this room and the t.v.
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volume it is possible to pour any drug ram so now it's important to work out a viable program and it was necessary not only for ukrainians that all ukrainians think that he is our guy but for the international community as well it is very important that the united states and europe said ok mr zelinsky you can go you can be the president because with the support of outside forces it was much more easy for the for the president who is leaving to win but the west took in neutral position because for the west it was very important that there is no destabilisation the previous authorities they could use forged procedures as it is a practice in the post soviet world everywhere and in ukraine in particular but the west said oh we don't like to use force procedures and the minister of interior of
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ukraine mr about of visited the united states of america and from there you received a coup. correct advice do not allow false if the case and so ukrainian elections we're quite all honest we're quite fair and in this way this situation was created that the west was looking at mr selenski as possible their ally and russia was not against him so it is one of the best possible to knowledge is to come to power when every said let's let you know what's interesting let's bring in the view from moscow and dimitri babich what is moscow thinking right now well there is hope whom and i agree with the budding team that shouldn't things can be done very easily such as stopping the shooting there were several cases in the last four years since the war started in two thousand and
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fourteen around there was no shooting and people didn't die right now people die every week sometimes every day on the line dividing the ukrainian army and the insurgents in the east of ukraine. and i agree that russia made every effort not to get involved in this elections not to insult there's a landscape of course in their attitude to mr poroshenko in russia is very bad because there were several crisis in our relations after all the warring donbass started on day here so he is extremely unpopular and it was basically a politically impossible for president putin to negotiate with him seriously even to care for impulse even with full force there were problems because we didn't said that a form of a station with him would have origin cause campaign and putin didn't want to do it . on the other hand of course there will be brought with him says you're right it's
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sad because in russia the perception is that that means there's a lens. you will will have to withstand real pressure from the west if he wants to ready bring peace to ukraine but until right you said just recently that it was from washington that the so-called advice to have all of that action came to the interior minister r.c.n. of arco you know in an already independent country you don't need advice from her the gantry this especially such a faraway country says the united states to have a normal election so i would say most course position is we will negotiate with anyone whom the ukrainian people elect that i'm quoting our prime minister dmitry medvedev right now we hope that there should be a little stop and from there we can proceed further let's bring beilin hair and only bruckner really this is it seems to be quite
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a positive reaction from both russia and within ukraine itself within ukraine itself is clearly time for a change moscow is keeping its its mind open same in the what's the european reaction do you think. well it sounds very similar because there is no reason from the european union side or from the heads of state or government and the member states to not give any credit to the newly elected president because as it stands today it looked like a very open and fair elections from what we know and if there is such a landslide victory with over seventy percent of the votes the person is there to demote and we can only you wait and see what he actually delivers given the fact that he hasn't really said much in the complain this is just a speculative game but generally speaking he's pro west that's what he's done what he said what he actually was going to do it's open for speculation as i said let's
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bring in valentino back in here. here is and hasn't really set out strong policy agendas but he has swept to power because people clearly in ukraine want a change at some point he's going to have to build bridges he's going to have to really reach out to people and make some decisions that are going to be a unpopular with the the current political establishment but they will play very well with the people of ukraine does he really have the people on his side i mean the elections were very clear the people wanted a change but what did they know what they were voting for. people who are voting in their dream and mr zelinsky created this dream by playing in a in a movie buy in is serious but you know in fact she is absolutely not prepared for such a role as president of ukraine and now because he has education as
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a lawyer but his formal education and he doesn't have experience at all a lot will depend upon the team with which he will be working together and now it seems that he has an illusion that he can create a team of young unknown to the public people clean young so it reminds me something what mr saakashvili was doing in georgia when first he came to power and will he cut from power all people who are older than forty years old it's a way to nowhere he needs to use experienced politicians experienced. experts and gradually i think it will be combination of to. this one using new people who are his team and involving
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experienced people also making compromises with the existing political forces i think he needs to have a compromise with one of the former leader of ukrainian security services who was taking part in the elections with former minister. of defense who are willing to support him and maybe even that yulia timoshenko one leader of one of the most powerful populistic. political parties so that will be first stage where mr selenski is creating his team either going one way young people new illusions and then. stop it stopping because he will be destroyed by the opposition by his competitors or he cooperates with some part of ukrainian traditional political class
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that is the kind of policies which he will pursue and also in international arena now he creates the image that he is a person who is pursuing mr obama mr mrs clinton's and george soros policy him and his advisors there are many people who are called you know children of mr soros. they have already experience in running many countries in the post soviet world and it was not a success oh by the way there was yesterday in the first interview of the future former the future first lady of the wife of mr zelinsky she said when she was asked with whom you would rather meet what first lady. mrs turnt all mrs obama she said oh i would rather meet with mrs obama i like her more if this was a big mistake diplomatic mistake practical mistake but it may be she's showing
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that the connections with the traditional democrats with the former american administration stronger than with the other side that if that's not something any dimitri babich head dimitri you've been listening to or valentyn you had to say that there may be some naivete within this new administration that they may not know how to play the politics of it does this work to the advantage of russia might they be able to manipulate selenski simply because he doesn't know is there. well as usual russia is always suspect that the over there was going tensions even though i don't think it's the case here because russia is interested in that situation in ukraine basically proving it coming down because they are our lives slavic neighbor millions tens of millions of russians have family members in
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ukraine and i would like to remind you i will only be given your facts here after the so-called peaceful revolution in two thousand and fourteen during which thirty eight policemen were killed we heard that the new government out of mystery on the quotient killed so many people precisely because now there will be no corruption there will be new people you know young people who will bring less to the practices and what was the result the result was that the ukrainian economy shrank seven percent in the first ten percent in the second year and now seventy eight percent of the ukrainians say that the country is moving in that wrong direction ok you can blame russia for that but maybe at least part of the blame is with the west because basically it was the european union that refused to have trial a true negotiations on the association agreement with ukraine in two thousand and
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thirteen when president yanukovych suggested let's let's resolve our differences by kevin trial a trip later all the negotiations russia ukraine and they were being union so in russia we all want we will wish success to mr zalewski not because we share all his opinions i think one can very well describe his political position he is a man of soros he is a man of ultra liberals he is surrounded by the people whom poroshenko fired three years ago that the so-called. foreign specialists you know they lead to a neon banka opera marketers formally they want to minister with your brain who was ousted by poroshenko after about two years in power than you do you know the former finance minister who walked with that western banks their role now in the landscape
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scheme but we still hope for the better because the current situation is old. there is almost no dialogue between us the diplomatic relations are in fact almost nonexistent on the pershing it was a talk not only about stopping that air traffic between moscow and here but also cutting the railroads a cut in the railway traffic which is a tragedy because aside all your dance of millions of famous have family members on both sides of the border let's bring in your head you know you've heard what dmitri had to say about the european union there and the fact that they may have been a hindrance in previous years to the ukrainian government what are your thoughts about that is it time for the european union to step up and really get involved in ukraine. well the european union is involved in ukraine i did strongly supports the western path in the modernization strategy of the previous governments and presidents what is wishful thinking is the idea that with
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a new president the country could easily need the so-called common hagan criteria to guide the country into a full membership this would require so many more steps that we certainly don't see anything like this happening in the term of this president most likely of the following ones so if people just hope that things would get better by the fact that he says he wants to get more western on it forty depends on who his team is who his advisors are and how he addresses all the high flying hopes that he created we still don't know in what direction this is moving he says it's western but there's not much the european union can do other than supporting the government with money with expertise with guidance what the country needs to do is to do its own reforms and not wait until the european union takes it over which will certainly not happen on scene you heard earlier brooke there that he said he used the words wishful
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thinking that this may well just be pine's guy thinking that actually the real politic dealing with the ukrainian hardliners when it comes to russia dealing with their relationship with russia any kind of compromise with russia may well be seen by the hardliners as giving in to the russians got a challenge on his hands. but there isn't just give situation in ukraine it doesn't depend on what camp you belong to the florescent will do zielinski ukraine will have to find we we owe the war in the east of ukraine and i would say that even though. he will have to have negotiations. issue this is very important issue to resolve the war in the east of you. over issue or is it simply that's what needs to be sorted out first yet but you
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said about the hardliners we have hardliners ethnic nationalists we have even a neo nazi groups and you see what is interesting everybody both florida and zelinsky will have to get rid of the right wing extreme nationalists so we will have to overcome the period where there was fear where there was censorship in ukrainian t.v. in ukrainian press no people feel liberty they are ready to speak what they think it is a very important step forward later we will have to see the competition between different teams different tendencies who will try to influence mr zelinsky and here it will be very important to have it very positive sign from the west you see what happened there mr poole i'm sorry i'm sorry here we are running out of time i do
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want to come to our other guests first but you raise a very important point let me begin with you just very quickly dimitri in moscow the russian relationship that seems to be very crucial very correct very clear is russia open for business with this ukrainian administration will it be able well it want to do business well absolutely it will want to live in the especially if wellington is the right if mr selenski takes measures or a name extremist ukrainian nationalist that will be all that russia please note that the censorship that one can describe it was not under your own accord it was under the new government that the extremist nationalist in the. appointed and dismissed that kind of television indulged in violence sometimes you know pressuring newspapers and t.v. channels we saw it in the ukrainian media we basically speak very similar language
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here and how awful the media in ukraine are in russian so we for all their political situation there were recalls and with a huge sense of sadness you know when we see the actions or extremist nationalist so if mr is against the reins in extremist nationalist he will be a war that in russia and russia will make every concession every what it will move to improve relations with thing certainly a challenge i thank you to all our guests valentini aftershock only broker and dmitri babich and thank you chief all watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and for further discussion go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story and you can also join the conversation on twitter our handle is at a.j. inside story for me in wrong car and the whole tame hit by finale. i
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hello i'm mr hall with the top stories on al-jazeera sri lanka is observing a national day of mourning after nearly three hundred people were killed in multiple suicide attacks on easter sunday the government has declared a state of emergency and has been aimed a little known group with suspected foreign links for the attacks twenty four people have been arrested so far and the nationwide imagines he gives police and
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military sweeping powers to arrest people as michelle fernandez explains from colombo. the limited state of emergency that the government announced taking effect at midnight here in sri lanka this is expected to give the police particularly according to the president's office to empower the police or to take adequate measures to see if the people and the country obviously the emergency regulations in their full force are extremely wide ranging and does give law enforcement a much broader palette to deal with basically suspects of detainees particularly in terms of indications detention of such people defined of interest to investigation sudan's military leaders say they aim to form a civilian government as soon as possible and are working towards reaching a consensus with protest leaders and political parties there asking demonstrators to remove their barricades to allow security forces to do their job protest leaders
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have vowed to continue their sit in and have suspended talks with the military council for failing to transfer power to a civilian government have a morgan has the latest from khartoum where another protest rally is expected on tuesday. the coalition of the declaration of freedom and change which includes twenty two political parties and the sudanese professional association the body that has been spearheading calls for protests in sudan for the past four months have said that the military council is not keen to hand over parts of civilian government they've also said the big one the council to include anybody from the former government and from the former ruling party in the upcoming transitional government when that is formed the coalition suspended talks with the government or with it with the military council on sunday saying that this the council says it is ready to hand over power and recognizes the fact that it's time to hand over power to a civilian government then they are not going to continue talks the u.s. is ending waivers from sanctions for countries that still buy iranian oil
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a six month exemption for iran's biggest customers like china india south korea and turkey will expire in may and will not be renewed beijing and korea have both criticized what they call washington's unilateral decision and the u.s. is offering a reward of up to ten million dollars for information that could allow it to disrupt funding for lebanon's hezbollah or the state department specifically names three lebanese businessmen as examples of key funders of the party's armed wing has received support from iran which the u.s. has branded as a state sponsor of terrorism the united nations is warning that tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes as violence around libya's capital tripoli end enters its third week explosions continued on monday as troops aligned with the u.n. recognized government targeted warlord for have to its forces a summit of african leaders will meet in cairo on tuesday to discuss solutions to the conflict. votes have been cast in egypt's constitutional referendum which could
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extend president abdel fattah el-sisi his term and office until twenty thirty the official results are expected within a week but rights groups say the referendum won't be free or fair if approved the changes could allow the president to appoint top judges and expand the role of the powerful military five algerian billionaires including the cum trees wealthiest businessmen have appeared in court after being arrested as part of an anti corruption investigation four of them are said to be close to former president abdullah these beautiful eaker who resigned earlier this month the former prime minister and the current finance minister have also been ordered to appear in court prosecutors in paris have opened an investigation into allegations that yellow vest protestors taunton police to kill themselves suicide's amongst french police are known to be on the rise and the slogans were denounced as deeply offensive those are the headlines up next it's al jazeera up next it's al jazeera off to syria
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witnesses for the prosecution. millions of syrians struggle to escape the constant bombing and fighting that has destroyed their home. but there are others.
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yes. millions of syrians struggle to escape the constant bombing and fighting that has destroyed their homeland but there are others. eleven eleven. fifty. millions of syrians struggle to escape the constant bombing and fighting that has destroyed their homeland but there are
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others. illegible iloveyou. millions of syrians struggle to escape the constant bombing and fighting that has destroyed their homeland but there are others.
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into study it should be day started smiling older workers know and the but they are if you have covered enough and just have it on a lady. getting it all in. one can.
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give you a good theory. if brahim was guided by residents to the location of the strikes surrounded by debris he started recording the evidence. it's just. that it's a three of us doing something with that as an addition to my work the after party i want. to check a scan mode for the macand i hadn't a fertile well so to welcome him showing the midst of the little old boy. ebrahim recovered unexploded grenades which he believed to contain saddam gassed it was confirmed by these amateur videos filmed by a local camera man at the hospital inside just after the attack the symptoms left
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no doubts nausea vomiting and suffocation chemical weapons had been used. since the morning everybody for barack obama it was the red line that could not be crossed the united states had promised to intervene if there was proof that bashar assad was using chemical weapons the following day the u.s. president spoke to the press ibrahim was convinced that the course of the war would change what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside of syria but we don't know. how they were used when they were used who used them we don't have a chain of. custody that establishes what exactly happened. and i'll be back in the one night or so i feel that a bit just a minute alina keefe. but they'd been in jail by the.
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name and didn't. make you feel. in the short list for the surface of. the brahim was determined to reconstruct the whole incident piece by piece he went to the house of many and the only victim killed during the attack. here is. this is the roach story just this from the sky and many of us here and here. also was in the journal just. so carries the burden it really well it's not about muffin and. if the shift in looking over there will.
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only order a new. model and follow up about that i don't have the money that sort of thing. for ibrahim this video phone during the attack was proof enough. you can make out a falling bomb. dog but it was confirmed that only the syrian army on such helicopters. ibrahim was convinced that he had a strong enough case to trigger american intervention and end the war. a few weeks later he met with officials from the united nations. one of the officials now lives in sweden.
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vividly remembers that groene. an expert in non conventional weapons he was mandated by the un to investigate the use of chemical weapons in syria at the time . his team worked on sixteen alleged attacks including the one inside a. car we were met a number of people among them was a prime. showed us an admired mount a work and a moment to information in school for thinking he was smart very smart and had a skinful thinking how to secure he really aimed at securing the information that he gave us a key skin. in the king. sent all sudden. and. a lot of the
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fuselage. in a bra and opinion it was urgent for ten months similar attacks had taken place in rebel held areas ibrahim believed that the regime was testing barack obama that the bombing of their akiba could be a precursor to a larger attack. on august twenty first twenty thirteen his worst fears came true. last i can recall attack killed hundreds of people in a hotel in the suburbs of damascus the majority of casualties were civilians ibrahim's investigation hadn't stopped the massacre from happening but he had one last hope that sells times reports could point a finger towards those responsible the report was issued to the united nations six months later the use of chemical weapons etc and who was confirmed but those
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responsible were not named barack obama would not intervene unfortunately all the work that he had carried out we couldn't just take his information and bring that in tora court it was not a phone chain of custody and that means that in the event that was followed could not be guaranteed that all steps was covered from the start on until it reached us or our tape. it was not like a movie field where you have every square in that movie theater but if there were some cuts in the movie and that is not acceptable in a forensic investigation the video of the helicopter film during the attack was not sufficient to prove that the bombs had been dropped by that's aircraft. only the poisoning of merriam could be proven thanks to samples taken by his team from the victim's body. but nothing proved that the regime was responsible for the poisoning
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the army and the rebels both rejected responsibility furthermore the brahim was described as being close to the opposition. and there was share them a can to. come as i would on the whole was a phone and of course to the new country in the model of the. us sorry when the out of the woodwork in the body of that and the. whole we young they can mold. their will to how use in the us took so that they're still in the mold or i. will be the first in the three hundred that i'm sure maybe in the hood to create cost a little more out of the in the. yeah the a during me for the winter isn't very light and love is a become little the look to have a lie that i have to say and the old g.'s c. had a little of that for nothing but it was not
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a brahim is work that was in question but the traceability of the evidence what's more like all those collecting evidence ibrahim is personally involved in the conflict they are all putting themselves in danger to do what only they can do preserve evidence of the syrian charges he was. pro-democracy protests began in march twenty eighth levon ended up in the south of syria a group of teenagers sprayed revolutionary slogans on the walls of a school they were arrested imprisoned and tortured was was to protest and demand their freedom thousands of civilians took to the streets on the eighteenth of march twenty eighth levon their retaliation by the security forces was bloody faced with this repression they used what they had their mobile
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phones they filmed what was happening and shared it on social media. without knowing gets the citizens and then started one of the largest collections of evidence in an ongoing conflict with. despite the flood of images there was condemnation but no intervention. was. on the ground the opposition started to take up arms. as the country plunged into war independent sources of information were by. coming more and more scarce. in turkey western n.g.o.s decided to train syrians to be their eyes and ears on the ground.
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they transformed the citizen activists into real investigators to be both professional and neutral. abdul qadeer was one of them. to smack them and gave him a heads i wouldn't allow that anyone was having. sex or a. young man who might have done us with those you. look back at performance and cafferty up. today from gaza until he leads a team of syrians like ibrahim who bring him videos and physical evidence of attacks against civilians. but you know i thought it was shock was i did it your best shot at it ok here is one of their first videos filmed during the discovery of one hundred fifty dead bodies in the center of aleppo. and there's a new horror but what i just what the man was like
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a man as your fact as i meet them themself it never made their son go but found out then to be a fraud he just. thought mano a mano if. he was doing that today. the video is striking but not convincing images are weapons and can be manipulated to change the course of history like intermission water rumania. it was one nine hundred eighty nine these pictures of a mass grave were seen across the world and hastened the fall of the dictator ceausescu the truth these bodies had been dug up from a neighboring cemetery by the opposition and syria is not an exception when it comes to these manipulations.
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i am harkening. and luckily highly i had. it done by the. layoff and. i have had that fear.
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and they had get away with having him to get on the house up to me to mean. if letting me know i left. for a long time and you always were the only people on the ground collecting evidence of the war crimes committed in syria but in twenty thirteen a dossier endorsed by the opposition claimed to have proof of these crimes. and military defector code named caesar smuggled some fifty three thousand pictures out of syria many of which appeared to be of prisoners tortured to death by the regime. he was a photographer with the military police he claims that until twenty eleven he photographed accident scenes and crimes involving the military. but when the revolution started the bodies photographed by cesar didn't look like
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accident victims anymore he alerted sami an activist friend who had been documenting atrocities since the beginning of the revolution sami was at the very heart of the operation agreed to speak on camera so this was his publicist. to sort of be susan. so to hold. off a little. folly. or a book. the kind of. those who are only a mom of other humans and. the need to connect with the literally. put it in the city. of all because we are. looking the police at mr them out there in the fog i think it was as i live here thought as he and he had to show what. this two of them
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i thought and how if somebody would lie about the sort. but as early. part of the circuit will be tough but also he's also going to be talking of all sorts no blocks if you can talk. as a usual sort of not as many as usual. for two years caesar regularly uploaded thousands of photos onto u.s.b. sticks that he passed on to thommy. the pictures show men starved and tortured to death. they appear to be prisoners held in detention centers in damascus. cannot another get them out. not the chance to buy the war fought. a war for years of thirty seven they just kind of are not going on at all that another man these are what you know another. measure of
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a lie and that the these are warming that was. what should be commuting done. here what is we are always at the us by a. bet then they are get out of me or. what i was. in august twenty thirty in the photographer felt he was under threat the rebels helped him to escape tonight an exclusive new report alleging systematic torture and killing of prisoners by the assad regime. in early twenty fourteen cesar's images were released to the media and seen around the world a team of renowned war crimes prosecutors studied the pictures and interviewed caesar to establish authenticity. despite the links with the syrian opposition
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the evidence was judged as admissible. in paris the half. be youth the director of the french diplomatic service saw the photos they were shown during a meeting at the k. door say eleven foreign affairs ministers were present. to you couldn't walk the dog was a joke. and that if you just as you. could to observe mark brought down. a dollar or. the oil. it's a day some of vision was you know the more. the play. said see. pong on. industry sure you're not. the looks it takes time
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more for you dealing. caesar's photographs hit a nerve with the friends. i saw michael was not of the most screwed up force d.h. did predict. that with his off he said. you put on i puke to me that is unfair. so hazim it dies in claiming. this of course the purpose if you demo. cd. team. yeah depok this i like honest argument. sometimes. capturing a moment in time. snapshots of other lives. other stories. providing
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a glimpse into someone else's work. inspiring documentaries from impassioned filmmakers and with the front lines i feel like i know it i have the data to prove . witness on al-jazeera. the latest news as it breaks while this is a training exercise the dangers are real because the threat you a female being is slowly deteriorating with detail coverage and how that is the donald tough through reason may make sic clear that the current political impasse simply can't go on from around the world while aid agencies are warning people of the dangers of cholera and distributing vaccines many are still using levels for thing and cleaning. how have you changed since he was seven.
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charting the lives of the children of apartheid over twenty one years each story reflecting a history of dramatic social and political change twenty eight up south africa part one on al-jazeera. hello i'm here today in doha but the headlines on al-jazeera. sri lanka is observing a national day of mourning after nearly three hundred people were killed in multiple suicide attacks on easter sunday the government has declared a state of emergency and has blamed little known armed groups suspected foreign links for the attacks twenty four people have been arrested so far and the nationwide emergency gives police and military sweeping powers to arrest more
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people as mel fernandez explains from. the limited state of emergency that the government announced take effect at midnight here in sri lanka this is expected to give the police particularly according to the president's office to empower the police added good measures to see if the people and the country obviously the emergency regulations in their full force are extremely wide ranging and does give law enforcement a much broader palette to deal with basically suspects. particularly in terms of indications detention of such people live find of interest to investigation sudan's military council has warned protesters against blocking roads in khartoum signaling that it may take action to remove them they're asking demonstrators who've been outside the army headquarters for more than two weeks to take down
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their barricades a coalition of political parties has suspended talks with the military council for failing to transfer power to a civilian authority the united states is ending waivers from sanctions for countries that still buy iranian oil a six month exemption for iran's biggest customers like china india south korea and turkey will expire in may and will not be renewed beijing and and korea have both criticized what they call washington's unilateral decision. the united nations says tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes as fighting around libya's capital tripoli enters its third week explosions and shellings continued on monday as troops aligned with the un recognized government. forces african leaders will meet in cairo for an emergency summit on tuesday to discuss solutions to the conflict those are the headlines now back to syria witnesses for
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the prosecution stay with us.
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in new york the united nations had to be convinced to refer the case to the international criminal courts the i.c.c. previously investigated crimes against humanity war crimes committed in uganda the democratic republic of congo and darfur but there was one obstacle syria is not a member of the i.c.c. an investigation required the unanimous vote of the permanent members of the security council including russia an unwavering ally of damascus when he got up but there's no way that boise again you say this is your. body mom because it is situated as a fourth visit devoted more not here at f.s.u.
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and don't also dicker put that. p.o.v. . it has something that might could have just as spece. today that complicated process that beat us here posey i laugh at you and it could be that you will fazio than it is abyssinia make you don't get out as a result of se. the french diplomatic service was prepared i must warn you that this is a grim session. once again the photographs were shocking. on the twenty second of may the text was submitted for a vote for those collecting evidence it was crucial. it would mean that one day bashar assad could appear before a tribunal. the russians use their veto. for those who support bashar assad cesar's photos did not prove that these crimes were committed by the bathurst
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regime. which. so you can if you don't slow enough resume yet the community fully didn't see any bullshit this is about us it was that it is all good was obviously a fair play beloved but if you had to do it miss group or do it for dorsey which crippled life with you because you don't deserve it oh but you do and for correctly and get them. to you how clearly. these are images of the sort of looking for you know and the words we miss them and you get on the whole beatle. could be muscly that are danny and the jimmy and the muscling did you know how to hold. your own government though you know what i look like across the us isn't one of the connecticut another much to my doing comedy and they've come up late though that small mr martin. international community
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has been powerless since the start of the conflict in syria in june twenty fourth teen the islamic state in iraq and the levant isis announced the creation of an islamic caliphate so. it's already controlled large pieces of territory between iraq and syria. locally known as doris the armed group was in control of the second largest city in iraq mosul. for months now mohammed has been collecting evidence from inside syria for another matter when they've sold out of morsi. to see if the time and i don't see the day i got so little influence and more to the see some small off a lot recently. did is do it in eastern syria fell to eisele.
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goodness and circle in the dark on that and i can tell him what i can and leave off the actual model of the volunteer been deleted lagemann often because even in such human judgement to fix the image on its own we have we are a lot more aware i did and it doesn't want to let those who don't have as also delighted about what i mean in developed software did in the end of the journey it was at the walsall night and donate one of. from turkey mohamed collects information that reflects the reality of those living under i saw. the documents that he found so that's men who are banned from shaving their beards and that internet users must register. this man accused of rape. it was secretly filmed by sound and pictures an
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organization which also records witness statements from prisoners held by i thought medical reports and court decisions the members of sound of pictures have been targeted by i saw. today that. feed the most that there is a lot and i know said it all solution on the trees will call to talk. about a small fee that did the tuttles then go on a small feat to do not in the end be in line and not a second one to obey him can also look been in and out of one and the second and. how does it model unlawful have useful humans any. inside syria with so many armed groups in the conflict any organization can be infiltrated every conversation is protected by a code that day if the word cheese was used they had to hang up. on
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acting. on a hardshell as in. all laws. yeah off to. the conversation is safe the two men can talk but that he does. believe. much of how it's a lot of things trouble. carnitas on others. also did not teach or for the torah almost. despite all the precautions for activists were assassinated at the end of june twenty fifteen one in syria and three others in turkey with his life under threat mohamed eventually led. for europe. doesn't
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have a lot of money was a lot like that in the sol it's still a gentle touch even with the stuff but he said he's gone larger than us and even though we have a food dish softly about him because of sylvia behaves it's one minute at least. it's annoyed that he shoots would want us alone. in twenty fourteen eisel quickly expanded and gain territory. the group became the focus of the international media not. bashar al assad's crimes were being pushed into the background. this happened in spite of the thousands of civilians who were killed by his forces in july twenty fourth two months after the russian veto the syrian opposition attempted to resurrect caesar's dossier. this time they went to the u.s.
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congress which opposed the military intervention in syria even after the chemical attacks in the hotel. a group of republican supported us intervention. evan mcmullan a member of the commission of foreign affairs arranged for caesar the photographer to be interviewed in front of members of congress. we knew that most people in the united states didn't know of us its mass atrocities and the idea was that if americans understood more what exactly ossett was doing if they really understood they would have much more sympathy and they would expect i believe our leaders to do more and especially the president who is our commander in chief and who leads our foreign policy to do more to act to stop assad's. trustees'.
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caesar was in hiding afraid of being captured by the syrian secret service his security was very very high very high. on july twenty seventh caesar arrived in the u.s. capital his visit was organized in complete secrecy. the photographer made his way through a maze of underground corydoras to get to the interview room. before entering caesar insisted that all cameras be turned off. we bought. a rain jacket that a blue rain jacket that we that he would wear with the with the hood over his head so that no one could even see the shape of his head. we had caesar's pictures displayed around the hearing room and on the televisions in the hearing room we
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displayed pictures that hadn't been released to the press some of the more gruesome . for over an hour american representatives listen to caesar. the shock tactics worked. it isn't often if ever that there are hearings like this in congress. you can't see those pictures. and not feel enormous compassion for for the victims and outrage that. there is any human would do this to any other human and even further outrage that that any president of the united states or any other world leader wouldn't take action. to stop these to stop these crimes. and i
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think everyone in that room felt the same thing the members of congress the media. the public the syrian opposition the staff everyone. news of caesar's pictures reached the holocaust memorial museum. the director of the center for the prevention of genocide at the museum decided to exhibit caesar's photographs. this was the first time that we had come into possession on our own of photographs of such a not just a contemporary case but an active case these were photographs that were weeks and months old some of them they were going on as we spoke they were not a historical event seventy or eighty years ago they were not photographs in black
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and white these are photographs in full color. that that tell a story that's going on today. it took an allied victory to end the actions of the nazis. barack obama was elected to get u.s. troops out of the middle east he could not take the risk of another military intervention caesar left unable to change u.s. policy. that has been the great disappointment for caesar and and still for everyone involved and i think for humanity that we could have someone like caesar come to washington and sit on the world stage and tell the world of these terrible mass atrocities. and then i have no real response no response not a letter not a meeting not
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a speech and certainly not actions to stop the atrocities. the syrian opposition did not obtain any commitment of intervention nor a criminal investigation into the crimes committed by the muskets living in europe an ex investigator from the international criminal court noted the paradox of cesar's case that has tremendous. emotional and human value it puts. a human face on the documentation on the charges it's a dead human face but it's a human face and that's ultimately i think where we're going to see the value of the season materials but letting the world know what's happening is not the same as putting together a criminal case i'm sorry to be so positive at this positive to mistake about it but we have to. the criminal investigations are not.
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very emotional from a criminal investigative point of the point of view it's. it's good it works well with our other material but in and of itself would it make a case against a shot no not at all not at all. in these offices william wiley assembled a team of arabic speaking lawyers for years now they have sorted translated and analyzed documents used by the administration of the syrian regime it's the only way according to him to obtain evidence against a higher ranking officers. on the ground collecting evidence there are around forty investigators working inside syria. and asked me i didn't. have to
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stop. the heart of the film in the midst of. during one of these missions got his hands on documents abandoned by the syrian army.
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who. believe that in the end of law and not enough airtel of. william wiley is still convinced that this evidence will one day be presented in front of a tribunals we've moved out of syria now about six hundred thousand pages of material but when you have such a massive amount of documentation as we do. essentially you get to the truth of how the regime structures function. how they think collectively these structures and so forth this is far and away the best form of the documents essentially don't lie. the lawyer aims to identify those responsible at the top his organization is reconstructing the chain of
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command of the regime. who gives the orders how are they transmitted how do the regime security forces operates. as a directly implicated. we're finding the directors that came down from damascus and of course finding the reports that were going up to damascus and that enabled us to get to the very top of the regime in establish the individual criminal responsibility of the president . ministers security chiefs and military chiefs in damascus. we believe we have sufficient evidence. for an international prosecutor to bring
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charges against the president of syria and to succeed with a prosecution. in these box. his three dosia's are ready to be reviewed twenty four high ranking members of the syrian regime are named the lawyer has made his investigations available to a prosecutor but who will take the case on the i.c.c. cannot act because of the russian veto and the un is powerless to confront one of its own members syria is a sovereign state and bashar assad is the sitting president in the short term there seems to be little hope for an international criminal case other ways need to be found. the question is how can you have justice and then you have it at the national and so a lot of countries have what's called universal jurisdiction they can prosecute everybody anybody who commits torture anywhere in the world whether it's their
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citizen or their who is either the perpetrator or the victim cannot get to not i say with all false l.u.v. is the ick the motivation the best out of the claim and again. before. september twenty fifth the russians officially joined the war in syria with the stated aim of destroying geisel. there's a massive surge in aerial bombing. carter is in gaza into a number that if you believe that had you met or seen chemical madoka but they are little. or what than what the daily billion dollar thirty and the daily. deficit
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death we knew for about it what it was seeing him and then he can learn from it and start doing. those they're having to. hair care for the man stuck in. the on. automatic brief stop the car there from the ground. last man when in the n.f.l. the head man has had just gone. gift i can't keep dechen to have had a benefit pay in order to see who we. are loves and. a love. seat. of all this elite enough is what we're all that big over the long run the other numbers the stars show stars are given that
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a big if i stop there is still no can come but. if. just. like the. residents of aleppo are under siege surrounded by assad's troops who are trying to isolate and starve them. despite the disillusionment and danger man continues to collect evidence on the ground. but can then so. is the most. minimal. such man in the zoo our son was abandoned the whole of by
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a nano second man. of. war. by december twenty fifth more than half of the entire syrian population has been forced out of their home. in turkey things are not as calm as before. twenty fifteen and sixteen has seen a number of attacks take place in the capital ankara and in istanbul. the conflict has evidently spilled over the borders of syria and threatens the entire region. but silence hands continue to collect evidence.
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days so texas particularly is looking very very wet they could even be some localized flooding out of this system a bit further towards the south of this quite a few showers around i think a lot of them over the southern posit and across his and jamaica choose day those gradually ease there as we head into wednesday so wednesday is looking like a dry a day for many of us here towards the west it should also be low actually dry for many here think kind of model see one or two showers now argentina has been incredibly wet recently there's been a lot of flooding in the north that system responsible has just moved a little bit further north which we're seeing parts of paraguay and into the southern parts of brazil it's still there as we head through the day on wednesday so there is still the risk that we could see some more severe weather out of that to the north generally some showers as you'd expect at this time of year and for the south a lot of dry weather but it is cooled. talk
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to. your just but. what was the glimpse of the country that going to we listen to the children or deeply affected because of war we meet with global news makers and talk about the stories that matter how does their zero. zero. hello i'm the star of the a ten and this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes sri lanka imposes a state of emergency following sunday's bomb attack that killed at least two hundred ninety people. military leaders than three darn order protesters to remove
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