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started to look at those regulations obviously the government going full scale because if feel the need those regulations to respond to these unprecedented times where having the state of emergency essentially in place and we've heard from the defense ministry i mean stark sort of warnings almost that anyone propagating hit speech anyone trying to ratchet up communal violence disunity among the various ethnic into groups that they would be dealt with under the emergency anyone spreading fear can use in addition to those propagating hate speech will find themselves on the right side on the wrong side of the law as the government has said as they grapple to deal with these issues as you can see these huge vehicles that are moving into place is part of that security
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imperative i mean this basically carrying security forces personnel who are basically securing the center anthony shrine. as i mentioned there are a number of v.i.p.'s expected so the full force of the large and the regulations expected to kick into force has a as the authorities the law enforcement and even sort of those in the legal side of things use whatever ammunition they have to rein in those responsible and breed them to book. thank you michel for nando's in colombo for. well we've got plenty more ahead on this news hour a gunman opens fire in a cattle fornia synagogue investigators are calling it a hate crime. from russia with love moscow uses soft power to once again get a foothold in afghanistan. and later a small ferrari's young star makes
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a big mistake in qualifying for the azerbaijan grand prix. all that's going to have a first mozambique's government has people to move to higher ground this tarantula rain lashes the north that's after a second big cycling week slammed into the country at least five people are known to have died an aide workers say entire villages have been wiped out warnings as well of widespread flooding to calm or bird manley reports. many people living in makoni if state when cycling can it hit with heavy rains cool cos they're trying to rebuild their homes as quickly as they can. order. there that day we stayed outside next to the big trees that's where we took shelter right there with all the rain. others here lost their businesses and livelihoods.
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lost everything i do not know what i can do since that day i've been sleeping outside sleeping in the cold. little was spared by the storm including a maternity ward. where the experts say it was the strongest like her ever recorded in north mozambique. kenneth stormed in with two wrench will rain and wind surges of up to two hundred eighty kilometers per hour tearing off roofs ripping up trees and downing power lines. on the island of off mozambique the red cross says the storm destroyed about ninety percent of homes aid agencies say the damage that assessed so far is extensive. these villages have been entirely wiped out they look like they've been run over by
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a bulldozer and the people are asking first for shelter then they need water purification and they need food. islands as further out in the indian ocean including the commerce chain of islands are also starting repair as the from. our houses have suffered a tremendous disaster everything was destroyed. meteorologists expect more severe rain across northern mozambique threatening flooding and landslides. sikes from kenneth may require a major news humanitarian operation at the same time that the ongoing cycle response targeting three million people in three countries remain critically on the funding. six weeks ago cycle of died devastated the south where more people live neighboring malawi and zimbabwe were also hard hit killing at least a thousand people and leaving a trail of destruction the extent of the damage caused by this latest cyclon is
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still too early to say more about a manly al-jazeera the nicholas family is save the children's response team leader in mozambique he says the thousands displaced are struggling to build shelter. play fighting very heavy damage shouts eighty to ninety percent of roofs were lost and i found people families and children. really just pulling together the remains of three thing of saying to try and take some shelter from the rain that's been ongoing and the other thing that they found was that really people have been quite terrified they've been in the open for thirty six as it and it's estimated that the winds from the cycling were blowing extremely hot so about twenty four hours they passed over some of these places and these these are areas where there's not really any experience of this type of installment in living memory so really quite terrifying and leaving populations in
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a state of shock there's also a prediction that the storm passed back over the sea and really intensifying into another cycle in and we'd see would be able to say where that would go. it's a very scary scenario for people already faced so much in the last couple of months in mozambique very badly on the first thing to say is that the response. to disasters has been receiving a relatively low levels of funding so far so we're really happy that you're giving this some coverage we dodged that those that can't donate money and we're really pushing governments as well to top up the u.n. appeal to cyclon it died a man is in custody in the u.s. after a shooting at a synagogue and happened in poway california one person has been killed and at least four were angered in the attack on the shabat synagogue it was just off the
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celebrations have begun to mark the final day of passover president trump has called it a hate crime. my deepest sympathies go to the. people that were affected the families the loved ones by obviously looking right now based on my last. conversation looks like a hate crime. with respect to the city of california near san diego and. we're doing some very heavy research we'll see what happens what comes up at this moment it looks like a hate crime but my deepest sympathies to all of those affected she have returned she has more on this about one hundred people were inside the synagogue when a white nineteen year old male entered and began firing a semiautomatic rifle he hits four people as he was leaving he was pursued by someone who was inside the synagogue who was an off duty border patrol agent off
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duty border patrol agent followed a car in which the gunman was trying to escape didn't manage to stop and in fact that was the gunman he contacted authorities with his exact location and then he surrendered peacefully in this attack comes six months to the day if the pittsburgh shooting which killed eleven last year out of a time of rising hate crimes both for jews and other minorities in the united states. a leader of hamas has called on palestinians to unite against us president trumps peace plan ismail haniya says the deal does not include plans for a palestinian state and says the us president is favoring israel he's calling for a committee that includes national regional and international players details of transplant are still not known. egypt will not accept an infringement of its sovereignty and we as palestinians will not agree to anybody
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else having sovereignty over our land we also reject being moved to an alternative homeland in jordan at least one fighter of the un recognized government in libya has been killed and several others injured in airstrikes on tripoli military sources say several drones were heard followed by loud explosions as shown in video people are bloated to social media. and venezuela has said it will withdraw from the organization of american states on saturday the oas recognizes opposition politician why does as venezuela's interim leader earlier this year he asked the group to ignore more duros requests to exit the organization those supporters are carrying on with protests across the country demanding the duros ouster his supporters have been holding their own rally the president has refused to step down despite international pressure he's accused of leading a corrupt government that's left the country struggling with nationwide power cuts and worsening economic conditions jennifer mccoy is
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a professor at georgia state university she helped the organization of american states to mediate with venezuela from two thousand and two to two thousand and four she says mcdougal is quitting the oas to please his supporters. actually announced two years ago that he planned with withdraw from the oas it's a two year process and so that it is finally coming to an end this month he did that to prevent their suspension and potential alister of in this way the from the oas so he did it in a sort of preemptive fashion the oas has been trying to get a two thirds majority to remove this way love from it that it hasn't been able to it's got a simple majority of countries within the hemisphere to read. i doze presidency instead of motherhood rose but the way it is has been divided. in
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part in large part because of the mist way that over the last fifteen years or so this way love was playing a very strong role in it when it had oil money to distribute particularly to smaller caribbean countries and central american countries who voted normally to support the venezuelan position against some of the other larger countries in the oas now of course that as well it doesn't have that oil money and so fewer contributors the porting it but it hasn't lost all support ambassadors appointed by one why don't have met in colombia his envoy to the u.s. called venezuelan president nicolas maduro a usurper and asked him to step down colombia's foreign minister carlos holmes to appeal was also at the meeting and said it was just a matter of time before madieu it out left office. security forces in afghanistan
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are free dozens of prisoners from a jail run by the taliban u.s. special forces joined a raid in zabul province the jail was housing mainly security officers some had been tortured during their detention eight taliban members were killed in the operation. in afghanistan is marking the anniversary of the overthrow of the pro savia government in one thousand nine hundred ninety two after soviet occupation in the one nine hundred eighty s. the day signifies the end of russian influence in afghanistan but thirty years on russia is returning looking to again play a role in the country's future solid balance reports from kabul. it's not feasible or has been learning russian for six months in kabul university that i was at first i chose this language as a hobby but after learning it i found it is very rich it gives me broader ideas and connects me with the world which can improve my life. the course was started in one
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nine hundred seventy nine as the soviets invaded afghanistan they were in afghanistan for a decade fighting the mujahideen when the military retreated so did coach times not to what was up once on when nato forces came to afghanistan we only had one russian class now we have four classes because there is no sensitivities around learning russian six thousand five hundred afghans are studying russian and three hundred sixty can apply for paid scholarships into russian university. i want to learn russian because it is an international language if i learn this language i will be able to introduce the russian culture in afghanistan and vice versa russia has turned towards afghanistan as the u.s. has turned away after eighteen years at war america is looking for a way out u.s. taliban talks are progressing seem to around a foreign troop withdrawal without being asked moscow held parallel talks in march
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upstaging the us by getting afghan leaders and the taliban in the same or. swim on many fronts and the fall date in future can be succeeded moved further and on thursday moscow hosted a trilateral meeting with china and the u.s. will be agreed to work together to bring peace to afghanistan russia's rebrand and afghanistan extends to a new cultural seem to hair in western kabul in the one nine hundred eighty s. this was the site for the sort of hit hard science and culture it was destroyed during the civil war the ruins became a refuge for kabul's drug addicts now they teach russian language cold arctic submissions and movie nights they have soccer tournament's with players from former soviet states this except mission showcases one hundred years of diplomacy between kabul and moscow an hour for afghan people to have an opportunity to compare it is yes and. no. spent for afghanistan
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several deviance of draws right. now russia is hoping for a fresh start in afghanistan one without u.s. interference shallot ballasts al-jazeera kabul. still ahead on i just you know. i'm up watching inventing and i'll be reporting on an election with no opposition and what that means for this country. and life is a gang from libyan seeking an escape from war. plus later in sport hitting the big time we take a closer look at baseball's much talked about young player. still
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writing in the china in the showers all heavy but not in the same place is not consistent line of writing this this is a daily manifestation so you get some pretty big down poles for example in one g.b. hasnt like a hundred sixty millimeters in twenty four hours on saturday by sunday i've got a picture of rain spreading through ground on towards hong kong again and sporadic outbreaks right as far up as sichuan but everywhere but the humidity you'll smell it you're feeling and you'll hear the thunder of a nonevent looks to draw a picture on monday for most of the south because the last about for the north through one of the yangtze valley and that tails off towards vietnam increasingly it's places like vietnam cambodia and thailand where the showers a light to build the whole lot has moved north it was concentrating in indonesia for the last few weeks from now the rain is nasty spreading though north into some philippines to consider some entre just on the edge of screen that circulation is a trying to form tropical cyclone which is at sea at the moment my head towards
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india so everything's moving north and the point of view of cloud and rain which bring some rain up into sri lanka as well but of course mostly the story in india and bangladesh is the pre monsoon heat. the weather sponsored by catherine was. from the bamboo all the students navigating dangerous rapids from the time we depart through the time we finished are scared to the fission and dicing with death. i'm afraid of falling i'm afraid of dying but if i don't go by coffee my family needs the men who go to the extreme just to make a living not you have to be a strong swimmer otherwise the surf and risking it all vietnam 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
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a story i feel we cover this region better than anyone else would be for that is either very. liberally particularly because you have a lot of people that are deployed on political issues we are with the people we live to tell the real stories are just mended is to deliver in-depth journalism we don't feel inferior to the audience across the globe. and again you're watching al-jazeera monitor of our top stories this protest leaders and the military in sudan i've reached a deal to form a joint council made up of people from both sides they'll talk about a peaceful transition to civilian rule that's after weeks of protests calling on
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the military to mediately hand over power. mozambique's government is urged people to move to higher ground after another powerful cycle forecasters are predicting more heavy rain which could lead to flooding and mudslides. mr lankan president has banned two groups accused of being behind the easter sunday bombings security forces have been carrying out raids to round up more suspects. believed to be. voters in spain will head to the polls this sunday for their third election in less than five years no single party is predicted to win an outright majority after a campaign dominated by the rise of the far right and the issue of catalonia its independence sonia gago has more from madrid. a final call to mobilize the party faithful spain's socialist prime minister pedro sanchez surrounded by
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a sea of supporters urges them to go to the ballot box the country deserves to turn the page in the last seven years and look to the future with hope and excitement which is precisely what we are offering our citizens to the young what we are asking is that you vote for your future and therefore vote for the socialist party . voters have a wide choice decades of dominance by two political parties has given way to a multi-party system the largest players are still the socialist party and the people's party but their influence is gradually ebbing away. in the socialist maybe the head of the polls in the lead up to the election but the reality is that even if either side does when the most votes he will still have to go to coalition with the far left regional parties if you fail to do that but it falls on to the people's marty and they were have to do a deal with the far right either way it is a big compromise for both parties. the main spoiler in this unpredictable
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election box capitalizing on the populist wave spreading through europe the anti immigration policies have resonated amongst voters angered at the status quo the constitutional crisis caused by catalonia as attempt to secede has also dominated this campaign it's the first time a far right party has entered mainstream politics since the dictatorship of general franco so what does it mean sovereignty won't be broken in catalonia it won't be surrendered in brussels we're not going to kneel down in front of those who don't respect the anti austerity together we can and center right citizens parties have a chance of being part of a national government. previous coalitions have struggled in spain disagreeing factions have failed to pass national budgets the makeup of the next government is far from clear polling ahead of sunday's vote suggested forty percent of voters
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were struggling to make up their minds there are some people in between p.p.o. there are some people whose if they've been between. a man some of them between. so we can see that there's not a cure but on all four you know one party. whatever the result forming a coalition is likely to take time and in a reflection of what's happening across europe the only certainty is that in politics and spain has become more fractured more polarized a sign of the times when increasing incompatibility. states. al-jazeera literate. and many catalonians hope sunday's results will help their cause independence leaders there have been rallying supporters some of them from prison john are reports from. the letters of support arrived regularly after eighteen months in prison and on trial in a drip catalans haven't forgotten pro independence former interior minister for him
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and his wife lara and their daughters know that you are kim hasn't forgotten them he doesn't i lingered in my desert with us. thing that he called next year we don't celebrate together and he's with us now. the trial of twelve cattle and independence leaders on charges of rebellion sedition and misuse of public funds follows the region's referendum and unilateral declaration of independence which was met by police violence in two thousand and seventeen it's taken on heavy significance for a movement struggling to reassert itself last in search of a way to achieve its goal. i see very clearly that people don't feel like compromising in this ends up giving up of recognizing a mistake or renouncing it i don't see that it is possible that some people may think that we need more time that it doesn't have to be an immediate but i don't
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see any reason nation at all if not now then what is to happen in the interim at the national level spain's socialist government may pay a heavy price in this weekend's election for its attempts to negotiate over catalonia a surge in support for the far right nationalist vox party risks dragging the entire political landscape to the right making a compromise over cattle and separatist aspirations seem less likely than ever if there is a shift to the right and the radical right in spain everything is going to be more difficult because these parties in the right have the explicit proposal of imposing self direct rule on that alone yet again so it's not going to be only a matter off of the in the pens project but they're very. very core of their self government on the old don i mean that was recovered during their off of the market and so perhaps inevitably there's a quiet shift towards
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a more pragmatic approach is this it is hard to see the republican unless the main political party of the roughly fifty percent of catalonia since support independence some of its leaders you can see are in prison addressing the crowd here by live video link the message increasingly is that unilateral action didn't work the way forward now is through does long and political legitimacy. that means winning as many seats as possible in the national parliament and influencing change from within the dream of independence isn't getting any closer but it does remain very much alive al-jazeera barcelona. now back to one of our top stories the easter sunday attacks in sri lanka a special mass being held right now at the residence of the archbishop of colombo in memory of the two hundred fifty victims menow fernandez so once again joins us
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from there so now this we understand the only mass that's taking place in sri lanka today because all the others have been cancelled over security concerns. that's the reports we have yesterday when we spoke to representatives of the church here in sri lanka they did say that requests gone out to all the diocese throughout the country obviously in consulting with the vatican given the ongoing security alerts the gatherings and what was seen in that easter sunday carnage basically the church in the leadership is taking a decision not to have sunday services behind me the samantha needs church one of the explosions ripped through the building behind me and as you can see a heavy security cordon for a possible remembrance event but at the bomb and the service you see being fed life
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from the bishop house is one of the only church services and it's a pointer to the seriousness of the ongoing security alert basically the leadership of the catholic church has chosen to basically turn high-tech and be this sunday mass and there are a number of masses lined up during the day to the believe the catholic worshippers for them to watch essential lead to go through that catholic service in the safety of their homes the archbishop speaking to all jazeera earlier had said that he fails of personal sense of loss because it was such a large member of his community which had lost their lives and yesterday another senior priest that we spoke to did talk about the sort of church under threat alluding to many many years ago during the time when
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catholics could not celebrate mass literally hundreds of years ago when there were catholic missionaries and the church was under persecution so the church feeling a sense of of being under threat but rising above it not being bowed by but coming out hard and strengthening and establishing their beliefs. and is reporting to us live from colombo thanks bill. voting getting underway in but with no opposition politicians on the ballot in this west african country they failed to meet the requirements of the field candidates and aborting reports from costello on what people there are making of this. this keep fit group meets regularly. and when they're finished they like to exercise their minds and this election has given them plenty to think about rove is retired he says he'll be
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making time on sunday to vote despite the fact that the choice is limited only candidates from two parties both linked to the president. to. believe what they explained to us on t.v. is that one hundred fifty smaller parties came together to make up two parties and we have seen that to be the case i'm not a politician but what we want to speak is whether it's oppositional pro-government parties i don't care i only want peace. jack is about is a traitor and is unlikely to give up his time to visit a polling station he's disappointed with the current situation. we're already in the election period yet in the city it doesn't feel like there's a real campaign going on there's no competition because two parties are fighting for the same cause so ultimately there's no election because there is no competition. from the new electoral code was agreed in the national assembly aimed
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at reducing the number of political parties five years ago twenty parties field of candidates but eighty three positions this time only two newly formed parties met all the requirements that both worlds a president who came to power in twenty sixteen as an independent there are around five million registered voters in twenty it's never going to know how many will find out because. the political fight that has overshadowed any faith around real issues making this is that. more about symbolism and substance. despite protests from opposition parties many been in these just want to get on with their lives julian carney has been selling fabrics in the market for forty years under with a government can help you. and the government can't govern and it's said to. have never seen the situation before but we must accept it then it is proud of its
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democratic traditions since the transition to multi-party politics in one thousand nine hundred ninety but this election appears to be challenging that with the opposition arguing sunday's vote is not taking place on a level playing field i'm up watching al-jazeera. south africa is marking twenty five years since the end of apartheid on this day in one thousand nine hundred four people of all races were allowed to vote for the first time in the country's history had only tassel reports from johannesburg. marked them uneasy remembers the feeling of euphoria in one thousand nine hundred four when apartheid ended and nelson mandela became the first black president she believed in the white minority rule would mean a better life for the poor black majority after decades of oppression since then she's been waiting for the government to provide her with a decent home and she hasn't managed to find work in years if she was hunter's. opened up my cupboards you see i have nothing no food i have to go outside and
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house in order to eat something before going to bid so why should i take my id book and go out there to vote when i'm suffering. in soweto township we meet. he was a member of the football club founded in the one nine hundred eighty s. by nelson mandela's wife winnie a group that was politically active during apartheid twenty five years after the end of racial segregation he says he's angry and disappointed with the african national congress led government. jobs. we are hungary is because of those guys not the. only. thing for the people to protest over poverty poor public services and unemployment happen almost daily these are general election on may eighth and the a.n.c. is facing mounting public anger over its failure to improve the lives of millions of black people. even no real knowledge we have while the success is
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not just of challenges. and all over the road to accuse us. but everything must be done within the law the legacy of apartheid where black people were considered inferior to whites and not given the same opportunities is partly why africa remains one of the most equal societies in the world since one thousand nine hundred ninety four more people do have access to clean running water education and healthcare even though many say those services are poor these are some of the houses the bills by the government for the poor are provided for free others are subsidised millions i've been built since one thousand nine hundred ninety four but there are still housing shortages claimed many on corruption and millions of south africans continue to live in abject poverty they won the right to vote twenty five years ago today the struggle is with economic freedom which many say still feels a long way.

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