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tv   Inside Story 2019 Ep 119  Al Jazeera  April 30, 2019 3:32am-4:00am +03

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thank you for having me so until microbial raises tons problem yes it is known but it is not yet to get tension that it should deserve this report emphasizes that it is a crisis and a crisis that is bringing our gain over the last century on human health. into at the risk and this is high time to or iraq if we don't act we will end up in having serious and catastrophic consequences in a generation and if no action is taken experts are telling us that drug resistant diseases could cause ten million deaths a year by twenty fifty i mean that's an extraordinary claim so what sort of diseases are we talking about here yeah that's right and this is provided nothing is done provided that current actions and our current status quo hasn't changed it so that will be the carrot come of disease trade for humanity
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and what sort of diseases are we talking about here. so yes dr get one can you hear me what sort of diseases are we talking about here. so as he started this is a score is to buy parts or ginseng microbes bacteria viruses that we would have treated with valuable medicines and wouldn't hard not have been resistant or you know it exists. in our part organs and part organs when there is already use or where there is misuse of this medicine. and the partridge and so we'll get i just that it was to double our presence transcends treatment and infections that would have been treatable would not be treatable using this medicines again ok so the un has highlighted the warnings so where do we go from here i mean the report
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highlights the need for coordinated and intensive efforts globally but is there the political will and the financial resources to accomplish this do you think. that is the biggest challenge and that is what report is actually calling political economy to month is crucially needed and one important thing that reporting for size is that countries and governments and should be at the center of this response and they should be able mobilize natalis of political will but also the resources that are needed to outrace. crisis in a holistic and comprehensive manner that ranging from human has and saw in our food production dr thank you very much indeed for talking to al jazeera. now china has banned all variants of the drug fentanyl it's a step welcomed by president trying to stem the flow of lethal opioids responsible
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for forty eight thousand u.s. deaths in twenty eighteen but the drug isn't just entering the u.s. directly from china it's also being imported by mexican cartels john holdren reports now from the heartland of mexican drug trafficking the state of sinaloa. three young men out in the woods in sin a low of mexico it only takes these pots and pans to cook up a drug puts wreaking havoc in the u.s. then to new the synthetic opioid that's killed tens of thousands in the last six years some of it enters the u.s. directly from china but mexican traffickers are also importing it from the asian nation before processing and smuggling it's across the border for them it's a gift about fifty times more powerful than the poppy based heroin they've been growing in the mountains here for decades and far less work for growing the poppies is a three month process fentanyl comes in by ship to match that land port from china or germany and it gives better profits poppy based opium means
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a lot more investment and less money the cooking's done in these floating labs set up in the middle of nowhere we got this area very controlled you have to be a member of the cartel to be here if you're not you're in danger we're covered by radios and lookouts the only threats from the armed forces the police they say have already been told. they're all sorted out we've made an arrangement with them even so there's danger he hopes divine help ward off the old tripoli's n'est few. imagining consuming me and product no can stop you breathing within minutes everyone we talked to knows of the danger to uses the business comes first however this drug trafficker told us he worried the fence a new boom could actually damage businesses so fin the long term. thing. gentles going to cause a problem because there's so many use it did there will come a moment when the federal government's going to put more and more blocks on this
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and it will be a lot tougher to do business. in a lower his police chief says his force is already working with u.s. agencies to do just that on the day of a visit they just made the first fence and taking thousands of pills the chinese government's also acting they've now banned the drug that will make it harder from its can gangsters to get their hands on it but they're notorious for always finding a way. to think that the organized crime groups who are behind all this will stay with their arms crossed would be very in adequate so we intend to keep on the lookout and make sure we adapt to any changes in changes could be coming traffickers told us the cartels are exploring how to make fence a new from scratch if they do get control of the entire supply line its bills bad news for those fighting the epidemic or the u.s. side john homan does either signal or algeria's former national police chief has appeared in court over corruption allegations that's according to algerian media
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bill danny hamill arrived at the court and to pass the west of the capital argy is with his two sons ahmed was fired in june last year about a president of the lezzies but a thinker. police in india have broken up fights between voters during the fourth phase of a staggered national election it happened in the state of west bengal supporters of the prime minister narendra modi's b j p party carried sticks and threatened voters supporting opposition parties but he's running for a second term in office. mozambique's government says thirty eight people have died so far after a strong cyclon flattened entire villages on thursday heavy rains from site on chemicals flooding and destruction in the northeastern city of pemba officials say seven hundred thousand people are grist as more severe thunderstorms are expected to cycle in was the second in six weeks lashed the east coast of southern africa. and. we. keep raising it keeps raining.
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and a lot of people have been displaced from their homes. we have more than three thousand the houses a. president wants to move the capital city dodos says the main on the job is too crowded but finalised. the current. is home to more than ten million people but around three times that live in the surrounding towns. i'm expected to tuck and talk more on the start of this.
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welcome back hold a sport now and we thank you so much daniel kevin durant's is put in another big performance for the golden state warriors in the n.b.a. playoffs the champion's winning the opening game of the second round series against the houston rockets there on following his fifty point display against the clippers a few days ago by scoring thirty five this time outs steph curry also made a big contribution his three points are opening a five point lead in the final minutes the war is hanging on in oakland a final score one hundred four to one hundred looking to win a straight championship. one zero three nine the boston celtics beat the no walky bucs in game one of their second round series the bucs were the best team in the regular season but could do little to stop boston's car years when he got thirty six points on the walkies home court final score one twelve ninety six just like czech republic. has been killed in
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a road accident the striker replied that circus team allan use for suffered fatal injuries when a mini bus carrying him and six crashed while resigning from again it made it twenty appearances for his country last featuring in the nation's league game against ukraine in arkansas. english star tom hotspur are preparing to play their first european cup semifinal in fifty seven years as they host i.x. in the champions league on tuesday spurs will be missing korean striker sonny young men three suspension for this first leg on top of the injured harry kane side scoring charities my will fall on fernando door and say his goal not south manchester city in the last round of had an extra four days rest compared to tottenham the dutch league postponed matches to help them prepare when you arrive in this situations of the final of champions league the between two bridgette i think the most for early to prepare is to have the same time to prepare for routine but it is not an excuse only describe the. world cup
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in for me he is going to be front of the semifinal there is an outlet for schooling or there are always different circumstances we play in the dutch league we have ten million euros that we get from television and top well i don't know what they get but a lot more is that still on those are the circumstances you just have to deal with those circumstances and that is what we do and that is the way it is this little poor play barcelona and they are the champions league semifinal on wednesday that dutch defender verge of one dog has just been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in england is also still in with a chance of winning the premier league title. right now we're in the. total rows we're in the in the chambers the surf and was a ghost of a person. were probably the best players is playing for so we just we just take a game by game for us now is a busy time to focus on on barcelona meet week and then we have a big game
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a new course the way as well. in munich have dropped points as they look to win a seventh straight blunders league title they drew one one against struggling nuremberg i got behind surged in average got by on level. they were actually lucky to escape with a drawer nuremberg missing an injury time penalty. at least point two points ahead of pressure dorman both teams have three games after play in a season. the average cost will be doubts eric by for the africa cup of nations in egypt kicks off in june that's after the defender injured his knee playing for manchester united the twenty five year old taken off the field after a collision with a chelsea player on sunday by playing all six games during the ivory coast victorious campaign in twenty fifteen now a goalkeeper in bolivia had a bit of a scheduling a premier division match daniel vaca the number one for believe inside the strongest was targeted there by rival fans with firecrackers near the end of a game against wilson men he was able to carry on playing and his team held on to
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win seawater. just a month out from the cricket world cup host england x. one of their big names alex hales hales is serving a three week but after testing positive for a non performance enhancing drug pelz was previously sanction for his part in the street brawl involving england c might bend starts back in twenty seven saying. and one of libya's best loved horseracing events has returned to the city of benghazi the breeder's cup had been suspended for eight years due to security concerns but organizers say control of the city by the libyan national army has allowed it to go ahead again around twenty nine thousand dollars in prize money went to the winners at saturday's events may lose the only thing and we need to have a good track and a good field for there to be more horses victims more than what we have now in this session there are only three there should be ten. people migrated from the farms and many horses were harmed causing activities to cease but the city of benghazi
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has now become one of the safest and most secure cities in libya ok place a sport is looking for now there and they thank you very much indeed all right well that's it for me daryn jordan for this news my colleague felicity buys up next my london news center with more much more of the day's news stay with us here on so much. if i may want to get down to the nitty gritty of the reality where on line when you have a male chauvinism that is in france with in our global federation it is really fight
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to get that high or if you join at sunset to bluff when are they going to help their mind this is a dialogue everyone has a voice to talk to us and i live here to chat and you too can be in the street join the global conversation on al-jazeera the easy be the as. i am. i am. al-jazeera arabic where every. in two thousand and eight al-jazeera documented a groundbreaking scheme. preparing some of india's poorest children for entry into
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its toughest universities. ten years on we return to see how the students and the scheme a helping change the face of india. super thirty amount easier. well as protests continue talks resume between sudan's military and opposition groups. there on first of all and this is our jazeera live from london also coming up
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spain's socialist party begins talks to form a new government today after falling short of a majority in the election confident with that change will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly after two fatal crashes in the last year boeing's boss remains determined a seven free seven x. jet will take to the air again. and we visit the makeshift out all aboard tree in mexico where they're cooking up one of the world's most deadly illegal drugs. hello talks between saddam's opposition political groups and the ruling military will continue on tuesday after the two sides couldn't agree details of the transition of power pro-democracy protesters from across the country gathered outside the military headquarters in the capital khartoum the military toppled
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longtime president i'll be three weeks ago they are under pressure to hand over to civilian rule on saturday to saw its announced the formation of a joint council but will leave the country until national elections are held sudan's military council spokesman says discussions are going well. we're very close to reaching an overall solution that will make everybody happy. to get the country out of this crisis we're still in negotiations to define powers in specialized roles so they can act as a base for us to define the different levels of representation in the government. well let's just take a look back at how events in sudan have unfolded the nationwide protests broke out in december over the rising price of bread they quickly turned into antigovernment demonstrations protest as rally for sixteen weeks despite a state of emergency being imposed in january which bans public gatherings former president bashir thirty year rule came to an end on april the eleventh when he was
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overthrown by the military but demonstrations continued when the army seemed power a joint civilian military council was announced on saturday off the formal talks between opposition parties and the army it will lead the country until elections are held protesters hope that will pave the way for a civilian government well out series him organise following events for us in the capital khartoum and joins us live now so here but what progress if any has been made in these talks. well felicity both sides and that we were very optimistic with with the tone of the talks now what happened there today the military council spokesman came out and said that they have agreed initially on a civilian military transitional government but today the talks were a little bit different there this seemed to more just more on the roles of that government rather than their presentation that was one big point of difference or
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rather point of contention between the two sides so the two sides it today said that they had agreed on the rules and functions of the different up bodies that the transitional government would be having which includes the legislative assembly the executive cabinet and the presidential council or the transitional council but the military council had said that the presentation that the coalition the opposition coalition offered to them today after their initial talks on saturday was a little bit different from what they expected they said that they were surprised to see that their opposition coalition had given a new set of demands a new blue print for transition. government something they were not expecting which makes them which has forced them to go back to the drawing tables to do to try to consult their respective members so that they can come back again to to the negotiation table tomorrow and have for the talks so it doesn't look like there are any clear any closer to forming a transitional government than they were on saturday they have already decided how that government should look like but their presentation of military to civilian is something that they have been arguing about since the military council took over
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and that's something they're still arguing about felicity who given all of that one of the protesters who've been rallying for so many weeks now what do they say about the progress of these talks. a lot of them have been coming from different states around sudan to reinforce the detent out tens of thousands who are already here they're saying that they're waiting for announcement on a civilian independent transitional government they were a little bit angry when we spoke to them earlier about the fact that the military wants to have more representation than the civilians there are saying that they've been protesting for the past four months and staging a sit in here which is now in its fourth week so that they can have an independent civilian transitional government not a government that is run by the military they were also angry about the fact that the military spokesman came out and said that there was an agreement between the opposition coalition and the military council to remove some of the barricades to open some of the main roads now the opposition coalition held a press conference of less than half an hour ago and they said that there is no such agreement that there that the barricades that have been in front of the army
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headquarters should remain in place and that the sit in in front of them headquarters should continue until a transitional government that the coalition is happy with that the civilians will be happy with is formed with the latest in cutting for us thank you. move. now political wrangling has begun in spain where the socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government without a majority on sunday the party of prime minister petro sanchez one the most seats in parliament but not enough to govern alone building any sort of coalition may take weeks of discussions and could still end in deadlock has more from madrid. a new day for spanish politics but no certainty over what kind of government will come out of sunday's election spaniards may have turned out in force to vote in one of the most divisive elections but it was the socialists who came out on top but i
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mean i think it's a good result and honestly i didn't expected i thought the right wing was going to win we're going to i think the results are stable almost have a stable majority and this can be good. all eyes are now on which direction the socialist leader pedro sanchez will take so far they have said they would attempt to form a minority government but it's still early days so what happens next well for a start there are further elections to contest local ones in this country and the european elections that are sanches might be playing his cards close to his chest he wants to try to win the gains that. there is the option of going into a coalition a guaranteed majority could be made by partnering with the center right citizens party but it is an unpopular option for the socialists and their followers joining with the hard left put their most would avoid that scenario but then they would need to make deals with cattle an independent test another unpopular choice it's
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really awkward this problem for them they have to do a lot of of the nation to the to their followers to their members the fact of they are that they are negotiating with the caseloads so they will try they will try to avoid the socialists may have some time but no one is expecting a quick result from this historic election but it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome difficulties spain has had problems with coalitions in the past and it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome the difficulties to create a stable and effective government sunnydale al-jazeera madrid. well the future of spain semi autonomous castle and region was one of the big issues of the selection process because parties gain just forty percent of the votes there showing deep divisions over independence from maine join a whole has more from possibly if you are a delight on the faces of pro independence supporters in barcelona on sunday night
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the surge of the far right box party contained and spain socialists possibly needing to look here for help in forming a government in fact the socialist party did rather well in catalonia its support drawn from workers who moved to the region in the sixty's and seventy's living in suburban pockets known as the red belt around barcelona they are part of an older generation of leftwing resistance during the franco era who don't believe that nationalism is the answer to anything in modern day spain. and that that's about right for the afterlife however it's a backwards moral for all workers creating barriers for business and for us it's always the workers who suffer and most business will just go elsewhere. but it might co-operation between the socialists and moderate separatists at the national level help bridge divides in catalonia it's. why there are those.
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within the i don't know what are the if none of them are in their positions then they can't reach agreement then we can live together just like we always have at respecting one another in line with the law and the constitution. after the events of october two thousand and seventeen the unilateral referendum and declaration of independence forcefully suppressed by the right wing government in madrid it's easy to forget that catalonia is politically multifaceted clearly there's no question of the independence parties renouncing the goal of independence but is there at least a chance now with better relations with madrid yet. like it would likely to move towards this no you are no solutions can be and feet because the positions are still too far apart to find common ground for an agreement but we're still there is dale of chemical recission that it's simple and would hopefully bring about it come on understanding up to see question is the solution at the long meeting and dialogue that of course there hasn't been for some time exactly and a day like that has been broken for
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a long time and that has made the situation way worse than it was before there is of course the still potentially explosive issue of jailed pro independence leaders twelve of them on trial in madrid charged with rebellion and sedition their fate could yet reignite separatist passions but for a majority of voters here and across spain there is reason to be happy with the result not quite the victory for the far right that many had feared and spain remains a beacon of social democracy in europe and here in catalonia at least the possibility of cooperation over confrontation so how al-jazeera barcelona. eisel the official media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakar al baghdadi if confirmed it will be the first public appearance by the group's leader since twenty fourteen he talks about the battle of bugaboos in syria which ended in march the end of the video and audio messages added mentioning the attacks in sri lanka cannot confirm the
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authenticity of the video or where it was filmed. let's get more on this by going to baghdad and speaking to al-jazeera is charles stratford and charles what is the significance of this video is it simply about proving he's still alive. well certainly according to isis is media wing elf or can this is proof indeed that he is still alive and analysts already saying those that have seen this video it shows that he's also very keen to take credit for various different terror attacks that have occurred in recent times attacks in west africa in the middle east and very interesting lee as well the saudi a recording that happens around thirteen minutes into the video he's not seen but a voice sounding like al baghdadi praising those who reflect terror attacks in sri lanka that killed more than two hundred fifty people analysts are saying that this
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is proving that he's trying to take credit for these attacks and on some sort of recruitment drive. you know it's fairly obvious that i still have suffered a huge territorial defeat in recent years it was only two thousand and fifteen where they basically controlled an area across syria and iraq roughly the size of jordan. al baghdadi if indeed it is al baghdadi in this video praising the fighters the eisel fight is in gus' and saying that the sri lanka or attacks were in revenge for that and very much keen to point out according to him that what he describes as the global jihad goes on it's safe to say certainly that analysts investigators governments around the world will be looking at this video very carefully to verify whether in fact it is al baghdadi and to see if indeed there is any way of trying
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to locate him there been rumors in recent months that he's been hiding around the area of palmira in syria there are also rumors according to certain intelligence circles that he was trying to get back in to iraq let's not forget that the u.s. has put a twenty five million dollar bounty on this man. haid if indeed it is him it is hugely significant and will generate a lot of interest not only with this government the iraqi government but governments and intelligence services around the world charles and my god thank you . still ahead on the program libya's tripoli based government calls it a reinforcement some hospital telephone have to advances on the capital. and spot checks and heightened security look at the new normal in sri lanka following the easter sunday intox.
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hello again to welcome back to your international weather forecast well it is going to remain quite messy here across much of southeastern europe over the next few days we had this area of clouds are here with this air of circulation and as we go towards tuesday we really begin to develop some organization whether we do see is a lot of rain across much of this area anywhere from parts of romania up here towards the ukraine as well we could be seen as very heavy rain over the next few days and temperatures remain into the teens so as we go towards wednesday a little bit of movement up here towards the northeast we see a little bit of a break in the overnight hours but the rain continues across much of this area for western europe though it is looking quite nice we're going to be seeing a lot of clear skies temperatures into the high it teens in low twenty's paris at about twenty degrees for the u.k. though it is going to be clouds and rain coming in towards mid week across much of
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northern africa we are going to be seeing some clouds not a lot of rain though where we're going to see a little bit of rain here is across parts of central libya we don't expect it to be too heavy but it is associated with this mass of clouds right here as we go towards wednesday that starts to push up here towards the northeast we're going to be seeing maybe some clouds for bogosity but for cairo it is going be quite a warm day across much of the interior down towards khartoum the heat is on as well attempt there forty three. have you changed since you were seven. trashing the lives of the children of a part of the twenty one years each story reflecting a history of dramatic social and political change twenty eight south africa.
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again undermined at the top stories on al-jazeera talks between sudanese opposition groups and the military continue on choose day after two sides failed to agree details for joint ruling council thousands of protesters remain outside the army headquarters it caught him calling for a civilian government. official media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakr al baghdadi if confirmed would be the first public appearance by the group's leader since twenty four hours iraq cannot confirm the authenticity of the video. and political wrangling has begun in
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spain where the socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government to gain the most seats in sunday's general election but failed to win a majority. boeing has held its first annual shareholders meeting since two of its aircraft crash within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people a meeting started with a minute's silence for the victims of the two seven three seven crashes which happened in indonesia and ethiopia the aircraft has been grounded worldwide in the company has suffered about a billion dollars in lost earnings springs chief executive has vowed to regain shareholder and customer trust. what we've seen is as we've looked at the m. cas activation this erroneous angle attack information that came into the airplane we've also gone back and taken a look at the design of the m. cast system itself the original design we've confirmed that it was designed per our standards certified per our standards and we're confident in that process so it
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operated according to those design and surf certification standards so we haven't seen you know a technical slip or gap in terms of the fundamental design and certification of the approach that said we know this is a link in both accidents that we can break that's a software update that we know how to do we own it and we will make that update and this will make the airplane even safer going forward and i'm confident with that change will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly out there is john henry joins us live from chicago where such a help is needed has been taking place so their first held a meeting since those two fatal crashes what has come out of this meeting so far. well you heard the c.e.o. dennis miller and say they have found what they believe the problem is that contributed to those two crashes now the company is trying to correct the trajectory of both its reputation and its stock price mulan bird went on to say the
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company used the plea sorry he said we recognize the gravity of these events and he said the new plane will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly but he went on to acknowledge in his words we know we have work to do to earn and return that trust of passengers so this was the toughest shareholder meeting for boeing in years and at that meeting people asked some very tough questions such as have you ever considered resigning his answer which took a lot more words and i'm going to give you here it was essentially no and people went on to ask the company why it took the loss of more than three hundred lives for it to recognize that it had a problem here this comes amid recent reports that the company did not include as a standard feature an alert that might have averted these crashes and that was considered a standard features on previous versions of the seven thirty seven and this is at least according to the head of the southwest airlines pilot union who said there
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was an alert that would have told the pilot if two different sensors that tell you what angle the plane is that disagreed now that was not standard on the new planes and that was apparently one of the problems the plane stalling mechanism kicked into gear and forced the nose down on those crash those planes that's at least what investigators believe up to this point that the company says it has fix those problems and it hopes that people will start climbing back on to those planes investors in the meanwhile have stabilized the stock price told hundred eighty thank you. a man detained in turkey and charged with spying for the united arab emirates has reportedly killed himself in prison according to the turkish government saki and her son was found in his cell he was being held in solitary confinement in a prison on the outskirts of istanbul. at least thirty eight people have
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been confirmed dead after kenneth pounded northern mozambique last week the cyclon flattened entire villages in the province of coverdell garder heavy rains have continued since then causing widespread flooding and mudslides there's been heavy fighting in the southern tripoli its forces loyal to the warlord holy for have to keep up their attack on the libyan capital have to fighters have advanced and taken control of areas near the inactive international airport the tripoli based government recognized by the united nations says it's brilliant reinforcements to repel the attack mahmud of the one head has more from tripoli. forces loyal to. her have to have advanced towards their neighborhood that's about fifteen kilometers away from tripoli city center and eyewitnesses in al sadr and locals there say that they have seen have to his forces engaging get against the forces
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loyal to the you and the recognized government of national accord in the streets and inside the densely populated areas namely in a neighborhood on the southern part of the libyan capital we know that during the past two weeks have the his forces have been losing ground and a government of national called forces have been pushing have forces back beyond tripoli in active international airport have his forces after the last ground the intensified air strikes specially night air strikes this situation remains very tense especially for civilians living in the nearby fighting areas and the government forces say that they are receiving get more troops to push have to as forces back to the old locations they also say that the are able to push have to his forces back beyond their administrative borders of the capital tripoli
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a new defense minister and acting police chief have been appointed in sri lanka as part of a security overhaul the president asked that predecessors to resign following the easter sunday bombings businesses are suffering our security remains high in the capital colombo and to serious middel founder sports. waiting for business these vegetable sellers in a columbus suburb are hoping things will return to normal soon lot of any of them but i love it when they mean that there's no one on the road we're usually here to late night and finish our goods but today we have only brought less than one tenth of our usual stock. security remains tight after last week's coordinated bombing attacks and it's not just the police and security force says this shopping mall has started checking all visitors but for sri lankans who lived through a civil war that lasted twenty six years the new measures while inconvenient are
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necessary i'm not scared at all this is a kind of a bond we are not scared. we'll be good for the security forces them into the need for there's something in our hearts you know of what happened last week but then yeah we have to step we have to make a living we have to survive. schools and universities have been disrupted closed for two weeks but these kids don't seem too concerned. a recent government ban on any form of face covering that he knows the identification of individuals saw a number of muslim women step up without their veils as sri lankans adjust to the security situation many are getting angry at what led to it more still be resources and the personnel were used by people to walk in their political enemies and as you nor the government of the two governments one move on by the president and the other one done by prime minister be promising so. much more than. that
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both of them have. a good result he says is a debilitating and demoralized security system and now sri lankans must deal with increased security spot searchers and greater restrictions on monday though they dealt with traffic jams for the first time in over a week back at the market traders are hoping for better days fernandez jazeera. at least thirty one people have been killed in flooding and landslides in indonesia twenty knowing about those who died way in bank province on the island of sumatra dozens more are reported missing twelve thousand people have been evacuated as the rain continues hampering search and rescue efforts one scene season in indonesia typically runs from october to april just last month floods in popular province killed more than one hundred people. at least one person has died during
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a fire at an apartment block in the philippines an elderly woman was found dead on the upper floors of the twenty one story building in manila five others were injured it took about three hours and more than one hundred fire engines to get the place under control. the fire started in or near the buildings shoot. from wednesday china is banning all variants of the powerful synthetic drug fence and it's almost an agreement with the united states which believes china is the main source of the opioid painkiller that's plain for forty eight thousand deaths in the u.s. last year alone but the drug isn't just entering the country directly from china it's also being imported by mexican drug cartels john home and was allowed access to a makeshift fence in a one abort tree in the state of cinema the heartland of the mexican truck straight for. three young men out in the woods in sin a lower mexico it only takes these pots and pans to cook up
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a drug that's wreaking havoc in the us tend to know the synthetic opioid that's killed tens of thousands in the last six years some of it enters the u.s. directly from china but mexican traffickers are also importing it from the asian nation before processing and smuggling it's across the border for them it's a gift about fifty times more powerful than the poppy based heroin they've been growing in the mountains here for decades and far less work for growing the poppies is a three month process venton all comes in by ship to match that land port from china or germany and it gives better profits poppy based opium means a lot more investment and less money the cooking's done in these floating labs set up in the middle of nowhere we've got this area very controlled you have to be a member of the cartel to be here if you're not you're in danger we're covered by radios and lookout the only threats from the armed forces the police they say have already been toff. they're all sorted out we've made an arrangement with them even
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so there's danger he hopes divine help ward off the old tripoli's n'est few. imagining consuming the end product no can stop you breathing within minutes everyone we talked to knows of the danger to users of business comes first however this drug trafficker told us he worried the fentanyl boom could actually damage businesses so in the long term before i think phenyl is going to cause a problem because there's so many user deaths there will come a moment when the federal government's going to put more and more blocks on this and it will be a lot tougher to do business. in a lower as police chief says his force is already working with u.s. agencies to do just that on the day of a visit they just made the first fence in the lab taking thousands of pills the chinese government's also acting they've now banned the drug that will make it harder from its can gangsters to get their hands on it but they're notorious for
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always finding a way. to think that the organized crime groups who are behind all this will stay with their arms crossed would be very in adequate so we intend to keep on the lookout and make sure we adapt to any changes in changes could be coming traffickers told us the cartels are exploring how to make fence a new from scratch if they do get control of the entire supply line it spells bad news for those fighting the epidemic of the u.s. side john homan does it a sin a low. fi much more about that story and many others that we're covering by going to our website usually dresses al jazeera dot com onto their. undermind of the top stories on al-jazeera talks between sudanese opposition groups and the military will continue on tuesday after the two sides failed to agree details for joint ruling council thousands of protesters remain outside beyond
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headquarters in khartoum calling for a civilian government it's expected that once formed the joint council will leave the country until national elections are held to morgan has more from khartoum. so the two sides it today said that they had agreed on the roles and functions of the different are bodies that the transitional government would be having which includes the legislative assembly the executive cabinet and the presidential council of the transitional council but the military council has said that the presentation that the coalition the opposition coalition offered to them today after their initial talks on saturday was a little bit different from what they expected they said that they were surprised to see that the opposition coalition had given a new set of demands a new blueprint for a transitional government something they were not expecting eisel the fischel media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakar al baghdadi if confirmed it would be the first public appearance by the group's leader since twenty fourteen
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al-jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video or where it was filmed. political wrangling has begun in spain where the socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government without also majority on sunday the party of prime minister pedro sanchez one of the most seats in parliament but not enough to govern. boeing has held its first annual shareholders meeting since two of its aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people and meeting started with a minute's silence for the victims of the two seven three seven max eight crashes which happened in indonesia. the aircraft has been grounded worldwide and the company has suffered about a billion dollars in lost earnings a man detained in turkey and charged with spying for the united arab emirates has reportedly killed himself in prison according to the turkish government zacky and her son was found dead in his cell and sam was one of two men arrested earlier this month accused of spying on arab nationals. and those were his headlines here on al
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jazeera more news for you in about twenty five minutes time stay with us though the stream is next but boy. today's monday and today it might be a little harder of a slower than the usual monday because saturn is about to go retrograde the saturn's a planet of discipline and structure and having to just go with the ground so rather than focusing on so much the outer authority like your boss writing you to heart you have to listen to your in authority to get it to in touch with your own sense of discipline i'm sam reynolds and astrologer and you are in the stream.
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and i'm willing to be listening to my inner authority it's unclear when human beings started looking up at the stars and planets for guidance solace our comfort perhaps it's reality is as old as humanity itself but something a lot newer the digital age has started a global astrology boom astrologer amber khan explains more. i think there's a void being laughed at by religious institutions falling apart by lack of faith in pharmacology lack of faith in psychiatry people are looking for a different way to try to understand themselves without going to certain extremes. and astrology comes in on these new technological platforms and fills that any. astrologers and investors are seeing opportunity where the stars and technology align according to one venture capitalist the market is now worth over two billion
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u.s. dollars and joining me to chat about the stars the planets and the tech behind it all are some of astrology biggest influencers from new york astrologer channing nicholas in los angeles and david palmer celebrity astrologist also known as the leo. in newark astrologer stan runnels and in the new york lucy green is a futurist and wonderin thompson welcome to the stream everyone cheny i'd love to start with you how did you get into astrology in the first place i had a reading when i was twelve years old and the astrologer read not only my chart but my dad's chart and my new step mom and her children's chart and as a young child coming into a new family set up the astrologer was able to facilitate a conversation that really helped me to understand the differences between me and my kind of new family set up between me and my step brother and sister and it
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really helped me understand that we all work through challenges really differently and all come into whatever group setting or life or what have you with our own. it might. go ahead. yet it really spoke to me and everything that the astrologer was saying really familiar and that familiarity i was like what is this how do you do this and she had written a book and so i got that and i've been studying ever since wow from such a young age so we have several people in our community who are interested in this topic but aren't quite sure it's useless i want to read a couple of those tweets this is most are who says just astrology having the actual impact in our life another person writes and this is he says does astrology really explain user behavior so a couple people with some questions there sam oh pasties over to you how would you
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want to them. yes absolutely i mean i came to straw logy as a skeptic as it sounds some of these people are and i've had that question many times i will list the impact of astrology on people's lives one to give them a sense that they're not crazy that some of the feelings and thoughts that they have that someone else can enunciate and clarify them without really knowing anything other than their birth data and i think that speaks to a lot of people and some people need some sense of encouragement to have some sense of timeframe about what's happening in my life i talked about saturn at the start of the show so someone may have walked into the office today and heard like their boss writing them and he like oh ok well maybe you know how can i cope with this and so they looked at the stars they looked in the stroller and get wisdom so you are a skeptic taught take us through your journey how did you become a believer and so i i started off as a disbeliever for religious reasons i was of fundamentalist at the time
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fundamentalist christian and then i went into academia and i had swung the other way and become more of an atheist and was more so looking at things in terms of race gender and class and graduate school so i went to an astrologer because a friend wouldn't get off my back about being a scorpio i thought i was a sedentary assim on the quote unquote cusp so i went there just to kind of silencer and just to have fun and to see what the astrologer was going to say i thought was going to be a hoot and he had some profound things to say to me specifically said things about my family dynamic that i hadn't told anyone in fact i had just learned recently myself so i was like oh this has to be a trick so i wanted to know what his trick was so i spent ten years studying astrology and thus proving i was a scorpio as well. i don't know as a scorpio here and i love your logic at that santa but as a scorpio here talk to me then about what that means for you. i mean some measure of winning to probe and get to the bottom of the truth and having some way of
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learning to structure your inner and deep feelings because sometimes you're not always clear riddle's feelings and thoughts come from sometimes feeling some shame about those thoughts and feeling that you have to shelter yourself so that sometimes when the attachment or the statement about secrecy comes in about scorpio because sometimes we feel like we have to keep things in rather than learning to express them all right so you just see this is frightening to it's basically that as that is being it is so nice to feel understood and to feel read also but you did you talked a little bit about. coming to this from a religious aspect and it not being something that you thought had value david i know you've spoken a lot about the stigma around a strong and that stigma that an astrologer faces today i want our audience to have a listen then perhaps you can break that down for us yeah well i mean whether you're back into society it's almost like being an astrologer has been axed out and
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we've been kind of put into our own little weird world and i think that it's very important to utilize you know all the aspects of connecting to what we think of celebrity and pop culture and bringing these ancient science practices and all this wisdom to the mainstream world that had taken away. well you know there's a stigma whether it's from science institutions or religious but the stigma is actually so powerful because it's embedded in all of our lives astrology our time system the month equals of the moon twenty nine day cycle or the menstrual cycle twenty nine point five days there's all these connections in our everyday life that astrology is embedded with and having the stigma around it is why i think so many people are actually turning to astrology because it's almost kind of like we're living in a world where we don't know the meanings of why we have this time system why are we
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going through these things and it's with that that is actually creating this discourse today i always say to people that like i don't care if you believe quote unquote astrological or not i i have no investment in convincing anybody about astrology but i think it's so important is understanding the history of astrology and that the history of astrology is interwoven with the history of medicine of course with the history of astronomy with the history of science and that as david was saying it's almost like it's invisibly embedded into so much of our culture and so much of our western you know at least not even just western but like all kind of modes of thought and so when we look at philosophy and the full of philosophical underpinnings of so many different systems they have astrology interwoven into them and even religious traditions also have astrology woven into them and some kind of
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fashion because we grew up as human beings looking at and having very deep relationship with nature because we didn't see ourselves separate from it for so long so as a jew you know like i celebrate the new men both as a jew and as an astrologer because actually the new moon is actually embedded into both of those systems and they actually came. out of the same quakes and so it's natural that there are so many. places in which they intersect so i want to share with you the view of someone who most likely would agree with everything you just said there is an astrologer based in new york and she sent us a video common you can see her instagram page here though and this is where she does a lot of her interactions with other people her name is in al belgrave and here is what she talks to us about on one level people use astrology to learn more about
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themselves on a personal level but we can also use astrology to look at the world at large as astrologers we look at global events in environmental opens we look at social changes and we see these patterns not only in the hearing now but in the past and when we look at the past you know well it's the same if you don't learn from the past you can repeat those seen mistakes in the future and i think that's what people are using astrology for now like a star map how do we solve our using what is available to us which is the heavens the earth and each other. so this is just such a beautiful calm and they're talking about using it as a guide from the past to kind of guide our future but we have this comment here that i want to direct to you this is from wanting on twitter who says astrology is a business rather than a science and lets you blame far we haven't for your mistakes doesn't that sound appealing now the idea of business is right even if others don't mean not agree with the rest of his comment there were talk to us about why the appeal and why
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this is become such a big business yeah i mean we've certainly seen an explosion of new products and services and it goes beyond just sort of astrology in consultation generally products wrapping in the language of astrology in star signs and aligning with crystals and we and also a new audience for this as well so millennial is in jenn's isa teenagers really starting to get interested in this stuff and then to me there seems to be a few drivers so one i would align it with the well being movement i call these new eight practices or be seen as a way to aid in mental health to sort of psych self diagnose and navigate the world as well as understand yourself and but find a bigger meeting i mean we just put out a study this week with the anxiety economy looking at the degree to which this is an uncertain time is making people really osc sort of existential questions. about the planet their lives and so on and i think astrology has a really powerful role to play and couple that you just have all these new services
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like the king who is super hip and modern and appealing to this group conserving a strategy on a new way supremo you know a lot of you have please please take that away i was going to say is that when you look at this whole entire economy with it what it is is the mayans were right two thousand and twelve is the end of the world that we know it people now after two thousand and twelve are looking at the world and not knowing what's going on and they're having to look at these places because this is what the mayans talked about this is the real astrology going down ancient ancient ancient times and so when you come into this. major reset in the calendar system the news covered this for the whole entire year of two thousand and twelve together with the world was going to end the rich huge movies of this you know destruction of the earth the truth is that it was the destruction of this false earth that we did not know much about we were all clumped we were all given the truth of what the ancients were saying so people now have to go look for it it's great in business out because it's being
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shown the way it is to get it but there is still going to be that ultimate you know jumping off the cliff of the old world in the old understandings and these old belief systems that have been embedded in holding us back from the truth sounds so i'm wondering what you're thinking because your face looks a little skeptical i want to. be skeptical and i did i want to first of all that does one second because i want to share with you what else is a little bit skeptical before you weigh and so this is a a you to comment we just got from wrist wind that he says confuse humans are miserable and they just want to feel happy and pay for it that's all the head. i think ok so that in between the dire cynicism and maybe even pessimism of that statement compared to david's enthusiasm i think that might be closer to a truth my thought on this is that we've seen this before in terms of the enthusiasm related to astrology life magazine about twenty years ago had its one of its main stories about astrology rising so we've been here somewhat before now of
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course is to a large scale because twenty years ago we didn't have the worldwide web so i think there's going to be a proliferation and it grows but each cycle has that comparably in terms of the excitement and interest in astrology and i've been anticipating this particular generation for about ten years because you're in this once i knew that you were in this was going to go into into aries and then into tourist i anticipated the growth of the your innocent satch generation what does that mean that's a particular group of people born between one thousand eighty one in one nine hundred eighty eight and so i disappeared at that they would have a stronger interest in astrology so i've been waiting for them and they have a disappointed me i love it waiting for them a millennial. i mean it's been interesting to see where they are millenia of. well from eighty one and sort of the older millennial is but we've been really
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interested in how also use platforms of being we imagining what astrology looks likes e.-c. these amazing illustrations using social media more creatively subject even beyond the making this stuff i guess accessible and as accessible as or on digital platforms as you might consume any other lifestyle content and making it very sort of if if if it's an ancient practice repositioning it i guess in a sort of a useful language that is understandable today scrapes yeah and there's not a day that this is the answer to having it set up. i had a first time that you know astrology is had a moment like this charlie has had many many moments over thousands of years there have been times it's tidy you can place the moments where it was really in favor and then it falls out of favor again especially in the western world and in india it's pretty much stayed in favor and stayed with itself in its entirety but this is
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one moment this is one little peek in many and so it it's not shocking that it came back in favor again given how things proliferate on the internet but it also won't be shocking when it falls out of favor again which i'm sure that it will i don't know if it will in our lifetime or not but this is the way in which many humans over many many times periods have related it so i want to share this for flexion from marie on twitter she says this is a fun coping mechanism for her i credit for helping me keep my head above the water during one of the hardest times of my life i wish people showed more compassion when nancy reagan former first lady used it to cope with the assassination attempt on her husband they were unfair and they were judgment and she goes on to say i found a tumblr blog that focused on the strategy and i found it fascinating and i wasn't using it for predictions for to figure out what life lesson i'm supposed to learn from the difficult experience most people who believe in astrology also believe in free will by the way so this is sam i'll direct this one to you because this idea
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of using it for these hard moments in life have there been moments where you talk to people and that's exactly why they've turned to astrology right to understand kind of the significance of a moment of a relationship you know i just had a client a few weeks ago contacted me but willing to understand what was happening or what happened to the relationship and how to move forward and in terms of talking about moving forward it was in so much that the stars have decreed this is your way forward there it's more slowly going to you know of your son. i do years here's some ways in which to think about these planetary significations in order to kind of find a path so i always say that you know people are always concerned about fate i say fate has two arms and one of them is your own in astrology teaches you how to work that other arm. well i'd like to say to the point that i don't think that this is just another rise of astrology and that it will fall again if you take voyager one
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voyager two which are two probes sent by nasa in the late seventy's which reached in two thousand and twelve voyager one what we call the helio pause this is an area between the helio spear we are in a bubble in our solar system human consciousness has reached the edge of our solar system it is at this helio pause entering into interstellar space for the first time as consciousness as we know voyager two reached it twenty eighteen no irony here the peak of two thousand and twelve of astrology the really extreme peak here in twenty eighteen in the media i'm able to go on television now or we're able to do this without being castrated look at i love the comment from the person who put up about nancy reagan with john quigley john quigley was an astrologer and i actually did plant out things for ronald reagan and it was looked at as horrible in the media now today i can go on steve harvey i can go on all these amazing television shows and people are willing to hear it and listen this is not normal this is not just a normal rise this is the real deal and not no no no no why not normal for what
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time frame you're talking about modern culture i'm talking about. this stretch of. astrological history and i'm saying that there are times when astrology has been central to civilization this is maybe the beginning of another reoccurrence of that and you're not trying to say that it's not a maybe yes but there have been other moments too like sydney omar was like very close with regis philbin you know and and coming on his show in and talking about astrology so there'd been times related to the air it is chinese saying we're people happen excited i'm not saying that this is this may not have some unique aspects to pray but looking at it in this very cosmic sense that this is going to be like a whole different aspect of consciousness. yeah i'm skeptical ok so we'll see so i'm going to pause that part of the conversation just a little bit because i want to show you this and ask if this is the peak perhaps so
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this is a headline from box according to amazon's new horoscopes the stars want you to go shopping prime members get monthly horoscope readings paired with suggestions to spend more money on amazon products and this is what it actually looks like here's that site prime member horoscope this one is for march lucy i want to direct this one to you because healing if that is what you use astrology for shouldn't exclusively belong to the elite but does it. right it's sort of making these well being parts is i guess a bit more accessible and also normalized so i actually think this is quite a radical move for resale or let's remind ourselves a mainstream retailer like amazon to use astrology is a way to funnel and stimulate commerce when you think it's just not any sort of highly p.c. p.r. would be a novel but but actually when you think about the growing audience isn't regard for astrology both for self reflection but also for understanding your day to day
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activities there is a rationale behind it driving into commerce whether you know you need to look after yourself this week let's practice ok we have these following items or you know just shown that you you need to feel confident here are these flight five books this kind of it's quite a novel way to an accessible way for people to sort of talk about astrology and we see that in the bigger trend as in becoming more normalized and sort of regard for it becoming much more normalized rather than a sort of rarefied fringe subject and that part of that normalization are the explosion of apps of you can really just go to your phone and yet some of that one on one time that previously may not have before we have this week here from someone who may be not convinced that the absent are the way to go he says i'm a libra but i don't think it works another person writes and this is pseudo science
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so what would you say to them are you talking about x. or astrology in general astrology in general is what i think these commenters are talking about but i'd love for you to take this in the right of now it's accessible in everyone's hands it's on everyone's phones. i want people to find a healing system that works for them i don't care if it's astrology or not i know that astrology is having a moment we were here before astrology was proper and will be here after astrology has fallen out of favor again and i just mean like astrologers in general were connected to something that is deep and it's rooted in it it's an entire system of knowledge and you don't become an astrologer at least not when i was coming up you know didn't become an astrologer to make money you became astrologer you became an astrologer because it was a language that folk to you and you couldn't i couldn't really do anything else that was like the thing i was supposed to do and so again it's not your language if
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you think it's a pseudo science if you think it you know not doesn't have any value to it great move on i just really want people to find things that help some process the real challenges of being a human being and this in this day and age and always and the problem is of course you know we're all inside of a capitalist system that loves to take advantage of whatever's popular and strip it. and send a lot of meaning and sell it at you know and math ways and that's going to happen inside of a time to start so i know what. i just want to meet. charitable and i think that's just charitable the sense that that doesn't matter to me but charitable in the sense that. she's being open when to narrow it and challenge those people back and say that we've talked a lot about meaning and people who are really into trying to dub astrology as
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pseudo scientific and all that here's my my my best to you kick back is like you know human life is more about meaning there's no reason why we've chosen to call today monday and you wake up and. we've met and all congregated at a particular time there's no empirical reason why we use a six adjustable sixty minute system is only a pyrrhic a reason for like how we're all drawn toward amazon in a particular way i mean we haven't figured all those things out but what we do know is that the brain is hard wired for meaning story creation and that's what we have we have this beautiful art which is the collaboration between math and writing is perhaps what astrology is and so people talk about i've got a lot of progress i'm going to pause you there i hear what you're saying there but i want to answer this question before we run out of time this is a tweet who says can anyone throw light on your twenty nineteen i'm going to style it just point of view so tell me based on your research and your readings give us
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a forecast for the next few days. ok the next few days you said twenty one thousand ok. the again if you want to use astrology as a tool for healing and creating meaning in your life one of the most beautiful things and simplest things you can do is pay attention to the new moon and moment cycles and so new moon can be used at the time for beginning and a kind of an initiation for us though we're having a new moon on saturday and so it in any way will be looking out for it's heading nichols. may on al-jazeera. as the world's biggest democracy goes to the polls we focus on
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on al-jazeera. talk to al-jazeera. you're just back from yemen what was the glimpse of the country to go we listen that children are deeply affected because of war we meet with global newsmakers and talk about the stories that matter how does iraq. hello i'm barbara starr in london these are the top stories on al-jazeera talks between sudan's opposition political groups and the ruling military will continue on tuesday after the two sides couldn't agree on details for the transition of power pro-democracy protesters from across the country are gathered outside the
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military headquarters in the capital khartoum the military toppled the longtime president omar al bashir three weeks ago but are under pressure to hand over to civilian rule on saturday the two sides announced the formation of a joint council that will leave the country until national elections can be held so that ends military council spokesman says this question is are going well. we're very close to reaching an overall solution that will make everybody happy. to get the country out of this crisis we're still in negotiations to define powers in specialized roles so they can act as a base for us to define the different levels of representation in the government. political wrangling has begun in spain where the shut socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government without a majority on sunday the party of the prime minister pedro sanchez won the most seats in parliament but not enough the governor alone building any sort of coalition could take weeks of this question's and could still end in deadlock so
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again go has more from madrid. a new day for spanish politics but no certainty over what kind of government will come out of sunday's election spaniards may have turned out in force to vote in one of the most divisive elections but it was the socialists who came out on top but i mean i think it's a good result and honestly i didn't expected i thought the right wing was going to win here i'm going to i think the results are stable they almost have a stable majority and this can be good. all eyes are now on which direction the socialist leader will take so far they have said they would attempt to form a minority government but it's still early days so what happens next well for a start there are further elections to contest local ones in this country and the european elections that are sanches might be playing his cards close to his chest he wants to try to win the gains that. there is the option of going into coalition
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a guaranteed majority could be made by partnering with the center right citizens party but it is an unpopular option for the socialists and their followers joining with the hard left put their most would avoid that scenario but then they would need to make deals with cattle an independent test another unpopular choice it's really awkward this problem for them they have to do a lot of of the nation to the to their followers to their members the fact of they are that they are negotiating with the caseloads so they will try they will try to avoid violence the socialists may have some time but no one is expecting a quick results from this historic election but it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome difficulties spain has had problems with coalitions in the past and it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome the difficulties to create a stable and effective government. al-jazeera madrid. i saw as the official media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakr. if confirmed they would be the
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first public. appearance by the group's leader since two thousand and fourteen he talks about the battle of syria which ended in march and at the end of the video an ordeal messages added mentioning the attacks in sri lanka al-jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video or where it was filmed boeing is how this first annual shareholders meeting since two of its aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people that meeting started with a minute's silence for the victims of the two seven three seven max eight crashes which happened in indonesia. the aircraft has been grounded worldwide. a man detained in turkey and charged with spying for the united arab emirates reportedly killed himself in prison according to the turkish government. was found dead in his cell he was being held in solitary confinement as sun was one of two men arrested earlier this month accused of spying on arab the nationals those are
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the top stories at twenty eight of south africa is next i'll have more news for you in half an hour. response of the. most special moment isn't even over to me. like right. is crying. i couldn't.
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and of cause let's face skis because in the church the master did not say you make the bride and he did mislead. you he even see the illiterate just know that there of charities so we had to respect it and then they go to the park testing me doing ok i'm. the first phone call with you 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 poor some lived in townships some in white suburbs officially segregated by a part of. it was only two years since mandela's release from prison and the racist policies of the past were just beginning to crumble.
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since then we have followed their lives filming them every seven yes. in one thousand nine hundred. not some mundell i became their president and as they grew up every south african was made equal by little regardless of color. now they are twenty eight we hear from them again. when she was seven oh wait who was very proud of her baby brother. knew that six and now we have to be. all. new to me and i'm gonna classic and now we know much.
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who. we know. doesn't. always or transcode. and the down. to twenty eight she has two children of her own. i plucked off reed to paint i want our made house packed and in more and more house leaves told you how many pages are seven pages already you tell me you can read that fast moving. now in two thousand and seven i gave birth to my first daughter who me she was the joy of my life for the first time i had this one person that i thought ok i have this chance to make it right with you . and of course later on in two thousand and twelve i gave birth to my second
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daughter talk. all i think she looks like me i think she is like me me me me me the character everything and pranced is the second born i'm also a second one and i love them both but throughout the ages of thing married to. being a stay at home mom and i feel like i want to something for myself and something that i love something that i know that's will bring out only to. talk to major town in the eastern cape. which it has always craved city life. want to mine to yes my cheek want to want to want to learn to ok we go at fourteen she was taking an active part in the world around her oh yeah oh yeah with a new generation you're begging to be free so we're kind to be and know places that don't go places the by point a face in a global space want to edit. even if
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a lot of bush in. a twenty eight she's moved to a rural area but has found her voice there good afternoon and welcome in t.c. our air and one thousand eight points to a fan that is ordered to fill the arrow six and of course i'm not alone i've got my two beautiful people their crew that makes this so perfect i miss kate move we are hi guys oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh. oh oh it's time to write is always smiles before we go to the line up of the day let's tell about by those when i think of his former. colleagues have make up a facebook i suggest that you get your pen and paper read talking big issues today but to as i was. hope you enjoyed the play. a bad guy for making it. they like to play with fire.
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the remote community where she lives now is very poor and all we have to see is plenty of room for improvement. it's five years since she moved here with her husband really. great is my has been hometown he was born here he was raised here i love it for that fact my children always be from here it's a rural area it's got so much potential anything you do people go for it because there's nothing going on. she and relieved to have recently started up a media college in town. college and media
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media companies here and here in france is the main diet of subject me. media. god not in thailand. and. i'm going to be. is our simulator. main man this is his face that's shop and this is part of subjects' media this here we are setting up our internet cafe it's still under way and we are hoping that in the next three months or so if you put in more computers more computers that really will be running in there will be a bit of happening around here is my favorite car and says my dream car my dream car is citation ten you know. is the jet that's my dream
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transport. but this is one of the cars that love and also always have the. world's billionaires list you know is money important to you feel much. why it is what can you do without money as tell me. visits grew up in the offer khana heartland in the north of the country. at seven she went to a segregated government school over. a lan was there. a way. that she was her father. was be given me an honor i'm sure. it was a lot because that's where you can see the good. students
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for telephone. and when it's part of this big though thank you to duncan i have to thank him and the friends i used to but i think. six years ago she moved to a bank a coal mining town near pretoria where bank it is the risk place on the planet. the people you are everybody either works on the model works for a contractor that works on the mon or you know something mine were lighted if you don't drink and if you don't use drugs and you don't carry on like a bad thing then you will have nothing to do with that. we really are. barking orders. lizette
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works in the family business she runs the office with her mother. the. scifi version of vehicles. for instance you give us a brand new sparky and it's all white and shiny we do. we put a very ugly black roll cage on the back of it we put the lots on reverse suit is so we fully convert vehicle to argue vehicle yeah we are free spearing for rubberized which at the prices it's not just pull it back in and try on some chemicals it is actually of atrocities. by mark thanks. my brother doesn't exactly have a specific job description whatever needs doing is to do jack of all trades master of none most honorable gobble but. anything needs to be done greatly old
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myself. i'm teaching that will be able to also work in your home teaching him a lot when he's coming right quite nicely. it can actually work but he's so succesful to vs michoacán or the like biggie stuff that my email down hanun on the opining about the mini mate and i hiked went to honey sixty six. when we started doing them on stuff and i started having to deal with these people i had to either sink or swim these miners or just but not block normal people at all and. i did not sink and i am still swimming. and in fact i've got quite a reputation in the industry everybody knows we're not so i'm
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a customer i will have your things on this old vessel that then come all i want all my shit happens. the at school when she was seven the best friend was a boy called steenie was that there. was . was like is it he had had very little interaction with black people but so yes i say commission your to respond cause she he actually knew that so much to my nor would longest long to slight the singular dr. by fourteen he was a dedicated party animal. by the side of the city was all over the world. i
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can live a life in and living for. the social and for guy in for manslaughter like he was. absolutely i take from it live a hard live us in the first few years ago i thought it was a good luck to myself away and that said though obviously i was down at it with that. clooney mesa perceive off with jim acosta and the boys thought in the family it's the critism ways of american there's a what do you know what i do to him they don't get to be amazed that they did hear it after as an obvious what him to. seven years before he unless it were going steady. from the. neck you. kind of feel. awful and that's. you know
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a lot of fun and we don't see. this i'm. not out but you know i you know i. help to kind of satisfy not to for the first time to be a father i mean i'm a cop that oh. so you're here. in fact he married my release had been his waitress in a bar was in for the friend of a second i did have a i thought i did stop for the last of it and said i didn't ask for no q so my living with the month deal i think that was a phenomenal. sky for this of my living. they've been married for five years and have a little boy called tionne. have a need for that me might as well clue off a little there's
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a whole level as i. feel that a key. of course that is that was a who it could. could be a tennis and then my mother lisa live this way oh. yeah and they've moved very recently and i just getting used to the place. what's happening next door is the band. but so quite often you have. music on the side as you can hear the church is literally just on that other side to that side of this wall of the side of it all.
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it's got all. those nicks that i wouldn't like cities for this appeal to the depth of my studio. that is funny which is how money i send and that i was cities all the typical to come player in this fight at the last meet let's see if a gun cease in luxury cruises up to overlook me but i was this week for this and that's also come up with political scripts got so. on. turbans on the indian ocean is home to longer would have been found but there was something no it's just been just going to go on jonathan but it isn't as good
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in the pokey best case but he was born here and grew up in a small black township on the outskirts of the city. you know in melbourne when it's close was the whole get go on the top up. with one eye and then one on the run on and go to each play and house it off something to eat they came into mine. we gave them my school this is the one somewhere we gave them some more civil and some more and then they said can we have this kid saying to us we gave them everything. to me at seven he was one of the first township kids to be admitted to a white government school. are rude. crude. rude.
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this was a lie here when i was in school. before he started that he was very nervous about it. and. everyone will love me. like thought else going to be the only day to the street. with the big nine black kids and. six of us knew each other because i'm from the same neighborhood and it was like. we did our best to disassociate with nothing because we want to play you know. this has been a laugh as i came here. and by that sign i think that's lasted
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for the classroom if you're going to. get your money you know you're going to put it in the language you're not yourself. somehow. you have to sign a. you don't talk. oh. my friends used to tease me about my uniform when i was assured probably was ok because it looked like everyone else's it was green pants and no white should. when i went to ft and it was khaki shorts a safari top but x.x. black shoes so far yet up to the how do you school type thing reese's and i got i do know uniforms mistah were not met in june but uniforms i get. that is perhaps something which is relevant to our country i meant is the issue of racism because if you did not belong to a certain race people would have believed in you basically you were considered inferior you can remember what the final solution was all about yes none of my
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parents monkeys could have gone to the kind of schools of its. sins of stone school in the age. when they were going to school with what people say. never ever can happen i mean i've never been to unpick school board for the most problems on the country. mainly play people trying to get black people back what they thought. the it was hard for him to fit in both at school and the time. had an argument to the sky is easy to beat me up and that's harder to come. in while i was talking to one of his old friends who was like behind me hit one of the political. consciousness and when i can't win though a couple i was here. in the hospital. and then us later having seizures in a prosthetic in another company did you. really. think and there. are
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so arguments about. he claims and asking us this and i told him no wasn't true. and then his friend says i think i'm gay then because i go to a white school and stuff like. by twenty one he was at a university that was almost entirely black. had moved to johannesburg and was studying human resources. there will be he does i know used to. be best seventy. three just like there is this but his studies were not as important to longer as fitting into a new social see higher power and that they all go along things like. if you were to describe yourself corporate first country right from noxious sometimes the loud
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always talking that the. biggest drawback about being black is that and that people have a tendency to that feel that there are degrees of being black it's embarrassing like for everybody involved that you should just look at people and go. not so sure about him because he's not black enough. did you finish your degree. not even ground your store haven't found like the thing that defines you that's what you do . trying to find that thing and human resources just wasn't it. and. i think i would just like to be successful. like to reach a stage we we we don't have to worry about that after street how we get
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a by this how we're going to buy that you know what are we going to do about this. or did i want all of me at the heart. to get this. but eyes that. it. is a limited edition. indivisible. will be improved with i could have been taught to live somewhere else but i am happy when a place where. i'm surrounded by people that care about me and i care about them and that's possibly the most important thing to me. what i want to achieve is to change the mindset of people to tell people that it doesn't have to be all bad in your life if they she you stand up to change being.
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in two thousand and eight zero documented a groundbreaking school. preparing some of india's poorest children for entry into its toughest universities. ten years on we return to see how the students and the scheme are helping change the face of india. super thirty announces iraq. the latest news as it breaks my heart to know sometimes if the jury. trial. started raining to the truth detailed coverage of protesters took to the coffee pot odds than present at a satirical those last days of this place from around the last few days and that is where the water is once more roughing down it's on the welcome to the brooklyn realty records barely begun to. climb the stein world of illegal
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trade what you have here is not just park a logical object you're talking about a political dimension where the spoils of war are smuggled and sold to auction houses and private collectors the barrier for selling an artifact is worth finances the beheadings and misuse in the middle east don't sell don't that's one quick solution trafficking on al-jazeera. hello i'm barbara starr in london with the top stories on al-jazeera talks between sudanese opposition groups and the military will continue on tuesday after the two sides failed to agree on the details for a joint ruling council thousands of protesters remain outside the army headquarters
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in khartoum calling for a civilian government it's expected that once formed the joint council will leave the country until national elections are held here but morgan has more from khartoum. so the two sides to day said that they had agreed on the roles and functions of the different up bodies that the transitional government would be having which includes the legislative assembly the executive cabinet and the presidential council of the transitional council but the military council. that said that the the presentation that the coalition the opposition coalition offer to them today after their initial talks on saturday was a little bit different from what they expected they said that they were surprised to see that the opposition coalition had given a new set of demands a new blueprint for transitional government something they were not expecting. i saw the official media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakar al baghdadi if confirmed it would be the first public appearance by the group's leader since two thousand and fourteen al-jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video or way or it was
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filmed political wrangling has begun in spain where the so socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government without a majority on sunday the party of prime minister petal sanchez one of the most seats in parliament but not enough to govern alone building any sort of coalition could take weeks of discussions and could still end in deadlock boeing has held its first annual shareholders meeting since two of its aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly swe hundred fifty people the meeting started with a minute's silence for the victims of the two seven three seven max eight crashes which happened in indonesia and. the aircraft has been grounded worldwide three. a man detained in turkey and charged with spying for the united arab emirates has reportedly taken his own life in prison according to the turkish government that zacky have his son was found dead in his cell as son was arrested earlier this
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month those are the top stories at twenty eight south africa continues next that i'll have the news hour for you in less than half an hour so you can of i. get. it.
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organ for waiter in rural stax brought the challenging conditions should have some have not dampened her ambitions. i wake up around five every morning have a temper on the yard with share with about fourteen other families it's about i'm happy about the way i see where i'm going and i know when last year i was and am now so i know that these progress that's better. than it more a. journey we're relieved in a one bedroom house where you have to wash in that corner cook in that corner sleep in that corner back now accused of quarter five from house so for me when i look
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back at all those stages i'm happy because i know it's not magic it's what you have to wake up every day and see it happen. and then you're late. right on a. page of fourteen oh wait you had a very particular vision of how she wanted her life to turn out i don't have children and as has been i just want to get him out and go into work that's all i want to make money and get rich those who know until i don't wanna get married because i hate it's actually the first day he said down he proposed he said to me but you know that i love you and i said. and you said yes i do i said ok you're supposed to love me i mean brotherly and sisterly love church kind of thing i got to love god everything it is said to me no not that temple love i mean i was shy i was blushing it's the house. you thinking ok maybe this is the first in the
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last guy who will ever propose maybe i'm going to be single for ever and frustrated in trade only what's going to happen. when we met. the type of person that likes to coddle i love to feel loved if you're watching a movie you must sit like this you must hold me but he can then like his own space i think you eventually made us we said in understood that women we are affectionate now he's coming to that. color like over and i really struggled to. being with me like spend time with him even though i think some weeks ago i asked him to spend more time in the office or something now he thinks there's something wrong with him but isn't i just.
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the. if you're black i knew a man he told why plus you oscar was sure it's right. or she's the why she'd like to do white people you see. why didn't she do what you want to do. if i did that. i wonder girl black talent show like you in memphis to which i speak when i met home that's so i do think you end up marrying a white person who may be. if you're not. going to a very good place for missions are grounded and i mean seen the same day for the past like five years. yet actually has been five years. and she says she's good to me man she's she's she's
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a great girl i'm still get like try talking about her she can walk into a room. out of it and still think that she did she says she stately and she's poised and. when she doesn't in the end the best thing about it is she doesn't see all the things that i see when. he met laura at work the first time i saw i think. this if you will from it's been. you know when people look at you that you know looking at them but you can tell the still looking at you it was one of those things. i had to walk past these days begin to get out and who is that. she she works and i think in this department and yeah mechanics in this department every day. was very open as my face patients people were not supposed to be on the stairs i was looking
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a long. distance differences and looking long as it was doing it was like one of them and they know we could eventually got here being liked by you know took off yeah i thought about getting married. the next question. next question. do you talk about ten minutes. we have. it's a conversation like it's had yeah we're going to share it. happens it's a it's a very sporadic thing to be talking about something else and we get into that marriage is a good thing people should all get married great stuff that we two of you on the train some day it will happen to each of our children. get. older soumaya because i mean most of the friends have kids right now people are getting maybe there was a phase when it was just it was four we did the five things one yeah i want to have
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kids i think you see what i mean this is not. it's not a commitment to open and shut things for me and i'm on to see myself being someone's daddy i love kids. it's not. decided on them. that i love you it's. stunning him in scope. i can only said it did it for us information is all the author can and it was obvious a full of those and i want his. wife
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marley's as a teaching assistant at the off to care on the church compound where they live what are you guys doing now you got me. yes that's not me get it. you don't have brown. i can release it not it was because of what the b.s. hide behind and zinni a franchise equipped as my main self and what i think when i thought of that i was gone. just in it for more could decide to did it weapon and it was hit hard on this one so it was in this holiday matter because it was a little fluid. not a full set of golf in a day but a brace and one. guy at it at the minute duncan and i took with the dog that's what i did was out of the. storm off the vs thankful he said to me you oughta know it with no not at the bit. just.
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by giving i found nothing. i could have lots of aspects of my for over the time but the ravens has made me want to to stick it and see if they want the sports hundred mall vaticanus kind of the about going he said thoughts from dr felisa thoughts and still going strong now did a lot of. guys who were the one. for the. three years ago life took a dramatic turn in prison the dean by claiming it was an awful hans went through with the body that he wanted dyson bonce level of this made the months mostly friends of innocence when it is this and all that but the months that he made it let me add a connect that i know he could have just tried to do but i believe in a behind the minute i don't mean it office or knocking him out of alcohol from it like you're looking but i think he had a snake now he's the deputy past and runs the youth ministry amazing to me is
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this my hero to be acting but mays affordable off the planet and i've done an openness of it if i could meet him. and. you know see a con going and yes. you have look at this in your livability you know anthony had a. look at live a who it could happen to live of course from the maze where the video. he did or not of the dice amazes eleven's for. phyllis a feat of me and i've been all that and funny that i stayed because i was like if i told them all the input i was eleven but the it would mean the edit by the end my own food is adamant about look i was definitely a whore to my it wanted by sort of this means. you know it was a commitment of by for the means and even to give a scope
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a doing. since i live. simonis brains together you know i think iraqis. are fourteen the romance with cheney was definitely over and visits concerns may elsewhere. it's quite an embarrassment to your parents like say for instance. you know this guy's been seen each other and you don't even have plans for getting married in your life or pregnant or something high embarrassing is that your parents. since moving back in with her parents visitors found them to be a lot more broad minded than she thought they were. going to. run on i think if counted correctly according to my mother we have fourteen people in mass myself and born my mom and my grandmother and grandfather my brother and his
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girlfriend my brother's daughter amy in the resort and jane are right in the lighten my three children we staying in all to save up money it was my mom's suggestion to try to buy off our dates and then get something for ourselves something that belongs to us. and i gotta find some whisky. and how does it work. it's a vegas. like it's a big house me endeared me yes you see in case it gets difficult. but we seem to be making it work surprisingly enough we my quick have a lot of balls in the sauce a lot it is not easy every day but will it out to complain no to i doubt. you don't drink tap water what you do know which
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amounts to tap water and with that please be warned that if a drink with an alter. everything is changed from when i was seven. what was a fully functioning country everything was wiki. the money went to the right places it was a look i did correct it was actually spent correctly everything is gonna. be. in the morning and i want to know what. i was. a very willing day after week. to waste of time to try and complain and anyway if you do get. you know if you get somebody on the line it is not my department. you see on c.n.n. . he's. actually in london for us government. this is not
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borno state. but this is going to. do. we have a cell going on here live for you live a block hostile in a place. like was opened. and made him a little bit of a kind of. push at the situation of. this. but the but what's at variance once and for trying to get. back at that decadent because i'm all conservative but i've only. you know that's what being able to respect on the. mandela was in my opinion a good president. i think his vision of what he wanted was not wrong. it just never happened. for me i think that africa is more frustrating now than it
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was when i was saving i think so because then we were told who was the ending. now who's the enemy because things are getting worse as well but who's to blame. the. government does like a cult. for most of a cold is if you're in here you're right everybody out there in iraq and what is good to keep us together. self preservation if anybody says anything bad about it just band together and see what.
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they grow up having that trust that god has my back that he keys that he knows me that he was the best for me him back he's my father. is how you talk to god and sometimes when you don't pray i feel our relationship going stale me and him so i always try to communicate with him cause that he if we could if i don't pray out one is have this fear that maybe i'm drifting apart. now it's more intense because i married have pasta so why get to have homes in
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church that i never thought i would have but i think i like them. the title of awesome on today is on doing is a child was a job i had it on john's or when we look at our bank accounts just on the bank account did say figuring out how miley. we have a tendency to be discouraged other move all of that would be in the five years they've been here a leader has tried to carve out a role for himself as a leader in the community. not to politician or a prophet for example but one boy made on a pony this guy and so we had to mobilize a community around micro speakers and call the community
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a meeting you know we assist the police. the greatest police is actually us and who are living in the community we are responsible for the community of surrendered my life and i don't know about you know i was around and my life to this cause. loss of you guys were with me i was married and i was pregnant with jenna. when these we measure the little one who wouldn't be you right not i would say i've got a great husband we've got food it not we've got pictures in the claw off got pretty much what to me is a perfect life wow. greg was by far the biggest mistake of my life things just started getting from bad to worse i really don't have time for any kind of crap in my life at all
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and it got to a point we. are just said enough and that was it a fault for divorce and nine months of trying to get him to sign the pipe as he finally signed the pipe this and that was that i was divorced happiest day of my life. that's the one thought of it than the of assad is still fighting for maintenance. so that is my relationship with the must see him in court one every two months we in court and it gets passed by and it gets by so far and it's been the mines and it's guys been going on for three years already. so how do you pay these bills my mom president. at the time of the breakup reagan was only six months old and jenna was three how did you cope i almost didn't i went on a mad crazy shopping spree got my hair colored by in august got
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a whole new wardrobe a max thought any court of my mom's like to find. would guess and that worked for me. now she has another baby boy who was born. off to my divorce why not i was out and i don't play pool i don't know if it was me or the capias amounts of alcohol that i had consumed but needed she replied actually i just saw the face first and it just felt felt familiar like you know. out of all the go other girls in the club her face was the one that actually lit up you know they're safe if you meet someone in like a club or a whatever you know it's actually a bad thing but. it ended up not being such
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a bad thing for us you know now he said in your. ten month old baby. to other kids which i love also to bits and. then on my back i would describe as it's a very outgoing person a straight forward. always trying to be happy even though you know the situation is not a situation to be happy in i think all of us we look up to and we respect values and views. and you are without offering things we won't cover i can't complain keeps my back will make mark so he's got to use. the very useful little thing with austin i only have back home and i mean i don't actually understand yet is that. there are photos of her of the government running
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. i'm happy. it was just wow just to move on. but for me it was if it was never around. this is in the black and white in the draft of the damascus of. those that are from those you know of the free thing. is that if look. i'm able to talk to him about my ambitions but i think he doesn't take me seriously to stand point i think it i don't know maybe things that. i think he doesn't and. you can't really say that the man this one show. this is going to cook and all that other cake nonsense
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so i don't think anybody has a low. figure it out as you go along. gamely . i was. which is well it has fallen apart. she fled to home with her family and believe his life was threatened by a mob in a local dispute there's no way to go and i staying the night with the sister in johannesburg these people were way at the gate and there was shouting there he goes they go you know so at that time we're still busy packing some few stuff so that's when we started leaving my baby's books shoes everything we had literally ten minutes to pack now we've been getting phone calls that we must not come back that the family members of the guy that has been beaten by that have to drive us are
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going to kill with me so you feel that you're going to have to. give up on that dream i've given up why should black to black fight like that to why should we have an inside job that is so bad that you want our brother's dead i don't know he was born there i wasn't but me i'm done i'm totally done my first priority is my kids i would love to see my baby and school. now i really don't know what's best. but i'm not going back. guy friend from having a gun and mom on the smarts just trying to meet the county is such an amazing place
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the people that's amazing don't for a visit. how have you changed since you were seven. 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 three on al-jazeera.
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hello again welcome back we're here cross australia we are looking at some active weather across much of the southwest and the south but for perth that active weather has pushed through you are going to be getting better but it is going to be a little bit cooler as winds are now coming in out of the south for you so eighteen degrees with plenty of sunshine over the next few days but for adelaide that front is making its way towards you bring some thunderstorms as well as the potential of gusty winds as it does push through so we do expect to see a time to there of about eighteen degrees over towards melbourne on wednesday a high few in a rainy day with a term for them of about twenty one well for the north and south island things are going to get much better we do have that one big system pushing out here towards the east what's going to be left is some weather with sunny conditions in your forecast but we do expect to see those temperatures remaining in the teens as we go from tuesday as well as into wednesday christchurch make it a little bit warmer with a time to there of sixteen degrees and then across parts of japan it is going to be
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quite wet across much of the area here on tuesday we'll be seeing conditions here across the area into the mid teens with tokyo at fifteen degrees osaka eighteen but as we go towards wednesday we're going to see the rain start to preach its way out here towards the pacific we're going to be rain in the clouds for most of the day there temps with tokyo at twenty two and said diana twenty. this is al-jazeera. hello i'm barbara samurai this is the al-jazeera news hour live from london thanks for joining us coming up in the next sixty minutes. as
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protests continue talks resume between sudan's military. he and opposition groups over a transition to civilian rule. confident with that change will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly after two fatal crashes in the last year boeing's boss remains the term and that the seven three seven max jet will take to the air again and we visit the makeshift out door laboratory in mexico where they're cooking up one of the world's most deadly illegal drugs. in sport totems manager says his team are fulfilling a champions league dream tottenham getting ready to play i.x. in their first semifinal appearance in close to sixty years. talks between sudan's opposition political groups and the ruling military will
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continue on tuesday after the two sides couldn't agree on details for the transition of power pro-democracy protesters from across the country are gathered outside the military headquarters in the capital khartoum the military toppled the longtime president of it all bashir three weeks ago iran the pressure to hand over to civilian rule most advanced military council spokesman says this questions are going well. we're very close to reaching an overall solution that will make everybody happy. to get the country out of this crisis we're still in negotiations to define powers in specialized roles so they can act as a base for us to define the different levels of representation in the government. let's take a look back now at how events unfolded in sudan nationwide protests broke out in december over the rising price of bread they quickly turned into anti government that stray sions protesters rallied for sixteen weeks the spite a state of emergency being imposed in february which banned the public gatherings
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the former president omar al bashir is a thirty year rule came to an end on april eleventh when he was overthrown by the military but then a station is continued when the army assumed power a joint civilian military council was announced on saturday after formal talks between opposition parties and the army it will lead the country until elections are held will have a morgan is following events for us in the capital khartoum as so he by a lot of developments do we know what's come out of the meeting and what we're looking forward to to the talks on tuesday. while the spokesman for the military council said he was optimistic and that the talks were fruitful but that was not the tone of the message that was given by the coalition after that first meeting which ended today in the afternoon now the military council says that the coalition the opposition coalition presented to them . basically some kind of
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a presentation for how the transition period should look like better something they said they were not expecting they were expecting talks about the military count about the joint civilian military transitional government how it should look like and that they wanted a joint. they wanted to represent they wanted a civilian government with military representation that's something the military council was not happy about they wanted a military transitional government with civilian representation so according to the minute according to the military spokesman it was a fruitful and he said that they will go back to consult with their teams before reconvening back again on monday but that's not the only thing he said he said that they had a deal an agreement on how to remove the army barricades that apparently not what's happened so they will be having more talks and they will be trying to settle their issues but the crowd the opposition council is saying that they will not remove the barricades that has been placed in front of the army headquarters where thousands have been protesting. here or more again with the latest from kerr to for the
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moment thank you. now i saw as official media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakar. if confirmed it would be the first public appearance by the group's leader since two thousand and fourteen when the video he talks about the battle of berg who's in syria which ended in march the end of it an ordeal messages added mentioning the attacks in sri lanka al jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video where it was filmed charles stratford has this update from baghdad. certainly according to isis media when this video proves that al baghdadi is still alive and according to analysts that have seen it shows that he is trying to take credit for various terror attacks that have happened in the middle east and around the world in recent times analysts also saying that it shows he could well be on some sort of recruitment drive he focuses
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very much on praising actual fighters that try to defend what was described as the last on klav on the syrian side of the iraqi border eisel being defeated there in march and very interestingly around thirty minutes into the video after it finishes an oreo recording which i saw media wing says is al baghdadi speaking you can hear him taking credit for those attacks as a riddick attacks we saw in sri lanka on easter sunday in which two hundred fifty people and hundreds of others two hundred fifty people killed and hundreds of others were injured baghdadi saying that those attacks were in revenge for isis defeat in about a good news and let's not forget that i saw once control the territory across iraq and syria roughly the size of jordan it's fair to say that they have suffered a huge territorial defeat in their endeavors in this region but certainly this
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video you could say shows that the ideological battle being led by this man is very much still on and it's fair to say that analysts intelligence services and governments around the world will be looking very closely at this video to try and get some sort of idea where baghdadi is because of course the u.s. has. a reward for his capture dead or alive of twenty five million dollars so if indeed it is al baghdadi it is if huge significance considering we haven't seen him now for almost five years. before this let's speak to robert ford who is a former u.s. ambassador to syria he joins us now via skype from grand greenvale in the u.s. state of maine ambassador thank you so much for joining us here on al-jazeera so first of all your reaction from everything that you've seen and what you've heard do you believe that this is authentic do you think that this is really about that.
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you know i do the media. channel that isis is distributed this on elf oregon is one they've used in the past including the horrific murder of the jordanian pilot. this is his second video message in five years the one that we can all remember of course was that sermon at the mosque in mosul back in in two thousand and fourteen or he sort of introduced themself to the world so to speak i guess there's always a security issue with producing this kind of video why do you think he's taking that risk now. well i think he had three big messages the first is that the fight goes on he's seated next to in a cave forty seven the same kind of rifle that was used in afghanistan against the soviets for example it's not an accident that it's laid right next to
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a second it's interesting that he looks through dosia is a different parts of the caliphate to show that he's still in charge and finally in the video he mentions. different battles not only in syrian iraq but also in libya later in the audio portion of course you mentioned sri lanka as your reporter just noted and he also said that he received allegiance from groups in somalia and in mali and that tells us that he is thinking not just of iraq and syria but also of pushing more and more and international agenda and international fight well he is the world's most wanted man just the us is a bounty of twenty five million dollars on his head head if he was captured the how much do you think it would be stabilized you know islamic state and whatever form
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it may or may not be right now or how much do you think he is just the symbolic figurehead. well i don't think he can exercise careful command and control when he's having to move around from place to place regularly. and is he irreplaceable probably he could be replaced he could be after all in the end the islam extent is more of an idea it's more of an idiology than about a single individual leader. in the end groups like this. has continued morphed after the death of osama bin ladden but don't one could say that al qaida ended with the death of osama bin laden and i doubt the death of our capture about your daddy would and i says that he does admit in this video i mean it is a knowledge that the feet of the group stronghold in syria and vows
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a long battle ahead i mean a lot of that comment and of course the dreadful attacks that we've seen in sri lanka in the past eight days how do you see the islamic state morphing in the months and years to come why i think it's two pronged. first they will fight an insurgency where they have a lot of fighters already still in iraq western and central iraq and there is real fighting there again live isis against iraqi government forces and in syria we see more ambushes assassinations syrian army has come under attack some of the syrian democratic forces allied with the united states have come under attack so that front as still active diminished diminished but active but more and more i think we will see the islamic state reach out to asia to africa to the
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south region libya for example has been mentioned by baghdadi in this video. and to asia where we've had isis activities and attacks in places as far from the middle east as the philippines and now sri lanka apart for former us ambassador to syria mr ambassador thank you very much for having joined us thank you my pleasure. coming up on this news hour from london spain's socialist party begins to form a new government a day after falling short of a majority of the election. heightened security we look at the new normal in sri lanka following the easter sunday attacks and horseracing returns to the libyan city of benghazi and the will be here with that story and more for. political wrangling has begun in spain where the socialist party now has the task
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of trying to form a new government without a majority on sunday the party of prime minister pedro sanchez one of the most seats in parliament but not enough the governor alone building any sort of coalition could take weeks of discussions and could even then still end the deadlock so they go has more now from madrid. a new day for spanish politics but no certainty over what kind of government will come out of sunday's election spaniards may have turned out in force to vote in one of the most divisive elections but it was the socialists who came out on top but i mean i think it's a good result and honestly i didn't expected i thought the right wing was going to win here i'm going to finish coding i think the results are stable they almost have a stable majority and this can be good. all eyes are now on which direction the socialist leader pedro sanchez will take so far they have said they would attempt to form a minority government but it's still early days so what happens next well for a start there are further elections to contest local ones in this country and the
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european elections that are sanches might be playing his cards close to his chest he wants to try to win the gains that. there is the option of going into a coalition a guaranteed majority could be made by partnering with the center right citizens party but it is an unpopular option for the socialists and their followers joining with a hard left put their most would avoid that scenario but then they would need to make deals with cattle an independent test another unpopular choice it's really awkward this problematic for them they have to do a lot of the nation to the to their followers to their members the fact that they are that they are negotiating with the caseloads so they will try they will try to avoid violence the socialists may have some time but no one is expecting a quick result from this historic election but it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome difficulties spain has had problems with coalitions in the past
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and it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome the difficulties to create a stable and effective government sunny day ago al-jazeera madrid. well the future of spain's a semi autonomous catalan region was one of the big issues of the election the pro separatist parties gain just forty percent of the votes there showing deep divisions over independence remain has more now from barcelona for her delight on the faces of pro independence supporters in barcelona on sunday night the surge of the far right box party contained and spain socialists possibly needing to look here for help in forming a government in fact the socialist party did rather well in catalonia its support drawn from workers who moved to the region in the sixty's and seventy's living in suburban pockets known as the red belt around barcelona they are part of an older generation of left wing resistance during the franco era who don't believe that
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nationalism is the answer to anything in modern day spain. not that's not bad but rather about how it's a backward small for all workers breaking barriers for business and for us it's always the workers who suffer a modest business will just go elsewhere. but it might co-operation between the socialists and moderate separatists at the national level helped bridge divides in catalonia if he received word of why there are those. within that i don't know what about if none of them are in their positions then they can reach agreement then we can live together just like we always have at respecting one another in line with the law and the constitution. after the events of october two thousand and seventeen the unilateral referendum and declaration of independence forcefully suppressed by the right wing government in madrid it's easy to forget that catalonia is politically faceted clearly there's no question of the independence
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party's renouncing the goal of independence but is there at least a chance now with better relations with madrid yeah like. we're likely to move towards in a scenario where no solutions can be entreat because the positions are still too far apart to find common ground for an increment but we're still there is dale of chemical recission that is simple and would hopefully bring about a common understanding of the question and the solution at the long the meeting and dialogue that of course there hasn't been for some time exactly and a day like that has been broken for a long time and that has made the situation way worse than it was before there is of course the still potentially explosive issue of jailed probably independence leaders twelve of them on trial in madrid charged with rebellion and sedition their fate could yet reignite separatist passions but for a majority of voters here and across spain there is reason to be happy with the result not quite the victory for the far right that many had feared and spain
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remains a beacon of social democracy in europe and here in catalonia at least the possibility of cooperation over confrontation i don't know how al-jazeera barcelona. before this we can speak to say a funny sec said that the last senior lecturer in european politics at the university of surrey and he joins us over skype from the english town of guilford sir thank you for joining us here on al-jazeera actually that the succession of a potential sort of disunity of spain that was one of the key points for vox the sort of so-called far right party a much pushing the idea of a united spain how big do you think the catalonia issue was for boxes relative but it has to be said success there went from a bit of a non-entity to ten percent in popularity in one year. the sheikh was quite big. we cannot deny the fact that books competed with this platform at hand for further
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nationalism and also centralization of spain's sovereignty back to madrid. it feels that the economy of the regions has been overextended and this is the kind of platform that he was banking on in order to raise support and it did as you mentioned it went from a non-entity to ten percent within the course of less than a year. and you know breaking through in the spanish parliament. so we see vox there in a way achieving success by moving away from a secessionist agenda which is almost the opposite of leggo which is the other sort of far right populist party in italy which actually comes from the idea of wanting to break away the north from the south and i guess this leads me to the question of how much you think that these parties you know call the far right call them populist across europe haven't what hope you think they have of actually forming
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any kind of coalitions after the european elections well i'm glad you mentioned the leg because it's one of those far right parties in europe that has transformed itself from a regional party used to be called the leg unordered so really pushing forward for that succession is the gender into lego which is a more mainstream far right party arguing for italian sovereignty against immigration and against certain cultural influences and now given the fact that you know there are similarities but also quite wide differences between parties of similar nature across europe we can definitely see them cooperating to a certain degree at least top level as they have announced in light of the european parliament elections in a couple of weeks however some of those divisions are quite deep between those parties in fact some of those parties have trying very hard in the past to to
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revamp themselves to become more mainstream to. the shed that kind of stigma of neo nazi formations fascist allegations of thirty day arion ism and so on and so forth in order to become a lot more mainstream and more embedded within the political spectrum in fact on some occasions like in italy like in austria these parties have formed part of government coalitions so now they've got the chance to move away from being protest parties. to be parties who are responsible for government policy and they have not been very successful in implementing a lot of their ideas and perhaps this is good news however we need to see them as unique entities rather than as a as a as a stable solid. movement unlike the social democratic parties or or the conservative party because the other the other the social parties and the more
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conservative parties have formed sizable coalitions of in the european parliament so i would guess that something that probably unites most of these far right and or populous parties is a very strong anti immigration agenda when it comes to europe but what do you think are the biggest divisions between them that will stop them forming any kind of coalition that would give them real power within the european parliament. those would be for example elements of secessionism across europe so for example i wouldn't ever imagine that the flemish bloc would support a party similarly minded party in france which is all about national sovereignty and centralization so i think that divisions of the regional nature are quite important. but also divisions about the degree of control of immigration as well as the extent of multiculturalism ideas and equality and diversity
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these are divisions that are quite the and force as i explained for some of the parties that have tried really hard to produce a more mainstream more soft. far right image closer to the because right wing party would have very much very much to say against forming a coalition with parties that have paramilitary divisions that. follow bylane tactics on the story of the immigrants and so on they are fine i say except they are loss senior lecturer in european politics joining us from gilford sir thank you. now boeing as held its first annual shareholders meeting since two of its aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people the meeting started with
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a minute's silence for the victims of the two seven three seven max eight crashes which happened in indonesia and ethiopian aircraft has been grounded worldwide and the company has suffered about a billion dollars in lost earnings boeing's chief executive has vowed to regain shareholder and customer trust. what we've seen is as we've looked at the m. cas activation this erroneous angle attack information that came into the airplane we've also gone back and taken a look at the design of the m. cast system itself the original design we've confirmed that it was designed per our standards certified per our standards and we're confident in that process so it operated according to those design and surf certification standards so we haven't seen you know a technical slip or gap in terms of the fundamental design and certification of the approach that says we know this is a link in both accidents that we can break that's a software update that we know how to do we own it and we will make that update and
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this will make the airplane even safer going forward and i'm confident with that change will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly well joining us now from washington d.c. is aviation analyst seth kaplan sir thank you so much for joining us so we heard just a little bit of the boeing c.e.o. speaking at that meeting a little earlier what did you make of what he said and this tone i guess because it did sound quite i guess the fi and. it spoke for about fifteen or sixteen minutes mostly taking questions but not all that many questions he sort of abruptly left the room with journalists still shouting at him saying you know hundreds of people have died is that enough you're right barbara defiant would would be one word defensive maybe took some responsibility for boeing's actions but sort of when pressed on you know were there flaws in the design of the aircraft he wouldn't really say that there were. i think there are some people in
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the world who are looking for maybe a bit more contrition on the part of boeing he said look this is a company with a with a great safety culture and i mean over two decades obviously boeing has got a lot more right than wrong but with what's going on right now i have to think there are some people who who would have perhaps wanted to see a lot more introspection a little bit more of a commitment rather than defending sort of the safety culture of boeing after these two accidents maybe a commitment for a top down review of the company because obviously for all that's gone right something has gone badly wrong well but that this woman broke the c.e.o. said the pilots did not completely follow the procedures the billing had outlined to prevent the kind of malfunction the probably cause that the ethiopian airlines jet crash when i actually see open officials said a little earlier this month that they absolutely performed all of boeing's procedures i mean what do you think that this kind of you know the disconnect between what he's saying and what these the open officials are claiming does to
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boeing's ongoing reputational damage of this. yeah he's trying to walk a rhetorical line that although there may be elements of it that are true i'm not sure that that's helping boeing to sort of turn the page and say look you know this was a largely at least. boeing's fault and and move forward he said during the press conference that look accidents are are rarely caused by just one thing there's always a series of events a confluence of events and if any of those things had gone differently perhaps there would have been a crash look that's true it almost any crash you look at it it's there are a lot of redundancies in place usually something can go wrong whether it's human error or something mechanical something with the weather and still not have a crash and moments are on flights were something has gone wrong and the plane hasn't hasn't crashed but but again i think in order to sort of move forward they
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need to be a bit more unequivocal he needs to be a bit more unequivocal about this being apologetic saying look yeah sure there were other mistakes that were made but it was largely a boeing issue and here's how we're going to solve it will be returning to the story soon seth kaplan aviation analyst sir thank you. still to come here on al-jazeera libya's that tripoli based government calls in reinforcements says the warlord and the pop star advances on the capital they came from across afghanistan more than three thousand regional leaders gathering kabul for a rare meeting to discuss the nation's future and then scored the goalkeeper forced to handle an unexpected attack believe he is a top football. get a welcome back to your international weather forecast well it is going to remain
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quite messy here across much of southeastern europe over the next few days we had serious. clouds are here with this air of circulation and as we go towards tuesday we really begin to develop some organisation where that we do see is a lot of rain across much of this area anywhere from parts of romania up here towards the ukraine as well we could be seen as very heavy rain over the next few days and temperatures remain into the teens so as we go towards wednesday a little bit of movement up here towards the northeast we see a little bit of a break in the overnight hours but the rain continues across much of this area for western europe though it is looking quite nice we're going to be seeing a lot of clear skies temperatures into the high it teens in low twenty's paris at about twenty degrees for the u.k. though it is going to be clouds and rain coming in towards mid week across much of northern africa we are going to be seeing some clouds not a lot of rain though where we are going to see a little bit of rain here is across parts of central libya we don't expect it to be too heavy but it is associated with this mass of clouds right here as we go towards
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wednesday that start to push up here towards the northeast we're going to be seeing maybe some clouds for bogosity but for cairo it is going to be quite a warm day across much of the interior down towards khartoum the heat is on as well attempt there forty three. this is a really fabulous news from one of the best i've ever worked in there is a unique sense of bonding where everybody teams in fact something i feel every time
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i get on the chat every time i interview someone. we're often around the clock to make sure that we bring friends and i correctly it's possible to. that's what people expect of us and that's what i think we really do well. enough for a reminder of the top stories on al-jazeera talks between sudanese opposition groups and the military will continue to use they after the two sides failed to agree details for a joint in council thousands of protesters remain outside the army headquarters in
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khartoum calling for a civilian government i saw as official media has released a video that appears to show its leader will block it out but if confirmed it would be the first public appearance for the group's leader since two thousand and fourteen al-jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video and political wrangling has begun in spain with the socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government again the most seats in sunday's general election but failed to win a majority. there has been heavy fighting in southern tripoli as forces loyal to the warlord highly for have to keep up their attack on the libyan capital have to find her as have advanced and taken from there is near near the inactive international airport the tripoli base the government which is recognized by the u.n. says it's bringing in reinforcements to repel the attack a bit of a head has more now from tripoli. forces loyal to. have to have
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advanced towards their neighborhood that's about fifteen kilometers away from tripoli city center and eyewitnesses in al sadr and locals there say that they have seen have to his forces engaging against the forces loyal to the you and the recognized government of national accord in the streets and inside the densely populated areas namely in a neighborhood on the southern part of the libyan capital we know that during the past two weeks after his forces have been losing ground and a government of national called forces have been pushing have forces back beyond tripoli in active international airport have his forces after the last ground the intensified air strikes specially night air strike this situation remains very tense especially for civilians living in the nearby fighting areas and the
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government forces say that they are receiving more troops to push have to as forces back to the old locations they also say that the are able to push have to his forces back beyond the administrative borders of the capital tripoli. some breaking news coming out of sudan the main protest group says that an attempt is under way to break up the khartoum sit in demanding civilian roar we will try and bring you more on that story as we get it here on al-jazeera the latest news coming out of sudan. now a man detained in turkey and charged with spying for the united arab emirates has reportedly killed himself in prison according to the turkish government and his son was found dead in his cell he was being held in solitary confinement in
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a prison on the outskirts of istanbul at least thirty eight people are being confirmed dead after a cycle kenneth pounded northern mozambique last week the cycle and flattened entire villages in the province of kabul been gadol heavy rains have continued since then causing widespread flooding and mudslides. a new defense minister and acting police chief have been appointed in sri lanka as part of a security overhaul the president asked their predecessors to resign following the easter sunday bombings meanwhile businesses are suffering and security remains high in the largest city colombo. fernandez reports waiting for business these vegetables sellers in a columbus suburb are hoping things will return to normal soon a lot of them and there's no one on the road we're usually here to late night and finish our goods but today we have only brought less than one tenth of our stock.
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security remains tight after last week's coordinated bombing attacks and it's not just the police and security forces. this shopping mall has started checking all visitors but for sri lankans who lived through a civil war that lasted twenty six years the new measures while inconvenient are necessary i'm not scared at all. that's something you know hard to know what happened last week but then yeah we have to step we have to make a living we have to survive. the schools and universities have been disrupted closed for two weeks but these kids don't seem too concerned. a recent government ban on any form of face covering that he knows the identification of individuals so a number of muslim women step up without their veils as sri lankans adjust to the
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security situation many are getting angry at what led to it more still be resources and the personnel were used by people to walk to their political enemies and ask you nor the government of the two governments one is run by presidents and the other one done by a prime minister be promising so. much more than the mickey but both of them have towards really attack the result he says is a debilitating and demoralized security system and now sri lankans must deal with increased security spot searchers and greater restrictions on monday though they dealt with traffic jams for the first time in over a week meanwhile back at the market traders are hoping for better days in a finance. colombo. a rare meeting of afghan leaders scholars and elders known as a lawyer jirga is taking place in kabul with the recent talks between the u.s.
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and the taliban are likely to top of the agenda this meeting brings together afghanistan's many ethnic religious and tribal communities and it's expected there will be up to three thousand representatives in the past loya jirgah as have been used to approve a new constitution the clear war choose a new king or to make a sweeping social or political reform the participants have voted to appoint the jirgas temporary leader as well as deputies and secretaries they're now working to create fifty communities and will spend up to a week discussing issues including those talks with the taliban their recommendations will be announced by the head of the jirga but are not illegally binding the president ashraf ghani will return on the final day and decide whether he will accept them bella says more now from kabul. in afghanistan the president cannot drive to his own peace summit by road for security reasons so
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ashraf ghani had to fly the seven kilometers to the loya jirga in kabul with a convoy of russian in my seventeen's waiting for him more than three thousand afghan leaders and elders. they're here to decide what the risks benefits and parties are should the government get to negotiate with the taliban. but while we do your consultative peace jirga because you three thousand two hundred you've represent the nation and will determine the limited framework for the talks with the taliban not high ranking official sitting here as gandhi spoke chief executive of looked on but from a giant poster afghanistan second highest ranking official did not a team and saying he didn't think it would be productive former president hamid karzai and the head of the high peace council also boycott of the event critics say gani is using the jirga to campaign ahead of presidential elections scheduled for september but there's a wide concern that president romney is using this for as
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a set tool for his presidential campaign and his speech today. there were subtle messages some were quite obvious where he want to if you were speaking about the. two thousand and nineteen he being the president but these people don't care about national politics they're here representing their districts they're very tribes and religions are seen to women all eager to be at the forefront of defining peace in afghanistan but i thought that everyone afghanistan from a young baby to an old piece and this week even if we achieve a little it will still be a lot for us the taliban does not a purse and a statement they said this is assured by the u.s. jeopardizes the pace process and is disrespect. well to the history of even though the taliban doesn't recognize the afghan government the group who have to negotiate with it once the peace talks prove sees. the loya jirga decides.
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at least thirty one people have been killed in flooding and landslides in the twenty nine of those who died were in the bang kulu province on the island of sumatra dozens more are reported missing twelve thousand people have been evacuated as the rain continues hampering search and rescue efforts monsoon season in indonesia typically runs from october to april just last month floods in a province killed more than one hundred people. victims of some serious crimes in the u.k. are being asked to surrender their mobile phones to police otherwise a prosecution might not be possible this follows the collapse of a number of sexual assault cases when crucial digital evidence later emerged but critics say it could discourage victims from coming forward barker has more now from london the most private possessions handing them over to police possibly for
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several weeks or months isn't something everyone will be happy with but that's exactly what some victims of crimes including rape are now being asked to do if they don't they cases might not be heard in court. police are now standardizing how they get permission to access digital information the rules of disclosure oblige us to understand and look for material the either undermine our case or support the defense case and sometimes that would involve looking at what's on someone's phone but certainly not in every case is not a blanket request that has to be judged each case on its merits. the move follows the collapse of several rape and sexual assault cases after crucial evidence later emerged texts images and called data a particularly useful one offenses are carried out between people who know each other well you can get the example of a husband and wife where rape can still be committed in a match relationship understanding what happened at the particular time to pick out
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where the offense was what the allegation is it is it backed up by evidence and of course. one of the telling factors may be messages that you know exchange afterwards police won't have the powers to seize people's mobile phones will have to ask for consent from victims and from witnesses and the data used these to be absolutely relevant to the case being dealt with in court but under certain rare circumstances the court may be able to demand information from phones also if police happen to come across any information or details linking to other crimes on people's devices they may be able to retain that information and use it in future investigations civil liberties charity big brother says the move could discourage victims of witnesses from coming forward to two victims aren't going to want to have to give over huge amounts of information just to pursue a prosecution which by law where there is where there is evidence should be pursued
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anyway and of course yes people are going to be wary of handing over their entire digital lives not just for investigation by. by the defense team and potentially you know having a personal life drive to the courts but also the threat that police will investigate any other crimes they find in the digital information police say that accessing people's phones is the only way to deliver justice in the digital age big critics say victims shouldn't have to choose between justice and their privacy the park out zero london. from whence they china is banning all variants of the powerful synthetic drug fenton ale it follows an agreement with the united states which believes that china is the main source of the opioid painkiller blamed for four hundred thousand deaths in the u.s. last year alone but the drug isn't just entering the country directly from china it's also being imported by mexican drug cartels john homan was allowed access to
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a makeshift fence in a laboratory in the state of sinaloa the heartland of the mexican drug trade. three young men out in the woods in sin or lower. it only takes these pots and pans to cook up a drug that's wreaking havoc in the u.s. then to new the synthetic opioid that's killed tens of thousands in the last six years some of it enters the u.s. directly from china but mexican traffickers are also importing it from the asian nation before processing and smuggling it's across the border for them it's a gift about fifty times more powerful than the poppy based heroin they've been growing in the mountains here for decades and far less work for growing the poppies is a three month process venton all comes in by ship to match that land port from china or germany and it gives better profits poppy based opium means a lot more investment and less money for the cooking's done in these floating labs set up in the middle of nowhere we got this area very controlled you have to be
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a member of the cartel to be here if you're not you're in danger we're covered by radios and lookout the only threats from the armed forces the police they say have already been bought off. they're all sorted out we've made an arrangement with them even so there's danger he hopes divine help ward off the old tripoli's n'est few. imagining consuming me and product no can stop you breathing within minutes everyone we talked to knows of the danger two uses the business comes first however this drug trafficker told us he worried the fence a new boom could actually damage businesses so in the long term difficult i think fictional is going to cause a problem because there's so many use the deaths there will come a moment when the federal government's going to put more and more blocks on this and it will be a lot tougher to do business. in a lower his police chief says his force is already working with u.s. agencies to do just that on the day of a visit they just made that first fence
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a new law taking thousands of pills the chinese government's also acting they've now banned the drug. that will make it harder for me it's can gangsters to get their hands on it but then notorious for ways finding a way. to think that the organized crime groups who are behind all this will stay with their arms crossed will be very in adequate so we intend to keep on the lookout and make sure we adapt to any changes in changes could be coming traffic has told us the cartels are exploring how to make fence a new from scratch if they do get control of the entire supply line it spells bad news for those fighting the epidemic of the us saw it home and. so ahead. of the team that's back in the big time of the. fifty seven year wait and see will be here with more in sport.
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business updates to you by qatar airways going places together. go back to that breaking news we told you about coming out of sudan the main protest group says an attempt is underway to break up the khartoum sit in demanding civilian rule correspondent morgan is following events for us in the capital khartoum heber what are you hearing about the military attempts to break up the city and what barbara we actually went to the city and spoke to activists including the protesters who are protecting the checkpoints
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and the barricades leading into the army headquarters where thousands of people have been protesting for the past four weeks now they told us that what happened was that the military trucks carrying soldiers came to one of the checkpoints at least on one of the roads they came to the checkpoints tried to remove the barricades picked up a few of the steels that are blocking the road and forming a checkpoint some barricades for protesters to go through and that the protesters basically stopped and confronted them saying that these barricades will not be removed until a civilian government is formed that was their main demand which is why they have been sitting in front of the army headquarters for the past four weeks so they said that the army attempted to try to remove their barricades and to try to a break they are set and but they said that they will be standing there and that they are willing to spend the night just like they've been doing for the past four weeks to stop the soldiers from breaking in their sights and. you'll be monitoring all developments for us for the moment a bit more again in khartoum there thank you. ok it's time to go to doha for
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the sports to andy. thank you so much there barbara saddam hospital manage emirates airport should say now says his team are fulfilling a champions league dream the english saying preparing to play in their first european cup semifinal in fifty seven years as they host i.x. on tuesday spurs will be missing korean striker and son hearing men three suspension for this first leg on top of the injured harry kane so scoring gc's may well fall on the front door and say his goal not south manchester city in the last round i accept had an extra four days' rest compared to tottenham after the dutch league postponed matches to help them prepare when you arrive in this situations of the final champions league the between two but i think the most for early bird is to have the same time to prepare for routine but it is not an excuse only this go the. world cup in for me this is going to be
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fun does the semifinal. for time when his arcs are back in the last fall for the first time in more than twenty years the dutch league leaders have already beaten last season's one is round madrid and it's how in champions events in the knockout rounds their coach says that while his team may be more rested tottenham's financial strength is something i x. can't compete with there is an altar to school in almost all because there are always different circumstances we play in the dutch league we have ten million euros that we get from television and thought well i don't know what they get but a lot more is that still on for those are the circumstances you just have to deal with those circumstances and that is what we do and that is the way it is this football fans in prague have been paying tribute to check international us of sorrow after he was killed in a road accident in turkey the striker who played for the turkish team are in your sport suffered fatal injuries when a minibus carrying him and six other teammates crashed while returning from a game tributes were laid for him on monday in prague where he played for sparta
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before moving to turkey january it may twenty parents is for his country last featuring in their nations league game against ukraine in october. in italy after answer closing in on qualification for the champions league for the first time in their history they've moved ahead of wronger into the horrifying place in syria thanks to seen a win here of it in a.z. both goals coming in the final ten minutes atalanta now just three points behind third place in someone with four games left in the season who denies in meanwhile just four points above the relegation zone. the ivory coast will be without eric by for the africa cup of nations in egypt that kicks off in june and softer the defender injured his knee playing for manchester united the twenty five year olds taken off the field after collision with a chelsea player on sunday by playing all six games during the ivory coast's victorious campaign in twenty fifty. now a goalkeeper in bolivia had a bit of
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a scare during a premier division match on your vaca the number one for believe inside the strongest was targeted by rival fans with firecrackers near the end of the game against wilson michael was able to carry on playing in the same held on so when it's a warm up or kevin durant's has put in another big performance for the golden state warriors in the n.b.a. playoffs the champion's winning the opening game of the second round series against the houston rockets to run forward his fifty point display against the clippers a few days ago by scoring thirty five steph curry also making a big contribution his three points are opening a five point lead in the final minutes the warriors hanging on in oakland final score one of four hundred. looking to win a third straight championship. and the boston celtics beat them a walkie bucs in game one of their second round series the bucs were the best team in the regular season but could do little to stop boston's caria even who got twenty six points on the walkies home course the celtics winning one twelve tonight
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. now just a month out from the cricket world cup hosts in one of x. one of their big names alex hales hales is serving a three week ban after testing positive for a non performance enhancing drug sales was previously sanctioned for his part in a street brawl involving england say mate and starks back in twenty seven saying. and one of libya's best loved horseracing events has returned to the city of benghazi the breeder's cup had been suspended for eight years due to security concerns but organizers say control of the city by the libyan national army has allowed it to go ahead again around twenty nine thousand dollars in prize money into the winners at saturday's events when they lose the only thing and they need to have a good track and a good field for there to be more horses would be more than what we have now in this session there are only three there should be ten. people migrated from the farms and many horses were harmed causing activities to cease but the city of
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benghazi has now become one of the safest and most secure cities in libya ok but his highest court is looking for now let's get back to barbara in london and the thank you now just before we go authorities in indonesia say more than two hundred seventy election staff have died from fatigue the general elections commission says the workers that spent many hours counting millions of ballot papers by hand where the one hundred fifty four million people are estimated to have voted in the election on april seventeenth three elections were held on the same day in order to save money and dress sort of salo is an indonesian consultant for human rights watch he says the new parliament has to make changes to the electoral process. my courting station open at seven am and finalize counting at two fifteen am meaning almost nineteen hours open not to say preparation we have to prepare the
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previous night meeting these people working like forty eight hours more straight of course could break lunch and dinner break but again it is not adequate at the same time they have to deal with five elections presidential center national parliament properties or parliament and local parliament and there are sixteen possible parties meaning at least for these three legged left if you like and you have. sixteen part this time three elections you have forty eight pages of papers this is not the fault of the election commission they're doing a great job the thing is the parliament wanted to save money by organizing five elections in a single day brought a complicated by difficult. unsurprisingly many people have died just the new parliament should immediately repeal the axis thing election law making it more human and it should be done now of the then later because if it is done to be later
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you know the parliament will be more worried about gerrymandering about how the new election law will benefit them. well more on that story and everything that we have been covering here on al-jazeera on the web site the address al jazeera dot com and that is it for me barbara sarah for this news hour stay with us so going to be back in just a moment with more of the day's the expo watching like. it's all too familiar. innocent lives ended in an instant. then
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grief anger and the debate around firearms but for survivors and families of the four then reality often changes for rapha. faultlines investigates the long lasting trauma inflicted on communities the aftermath mass shootings in america on al-jazeera. running six continents across the. algiers corresponding sleeping brain the stories they tell me and if you have it was enough because the both of us this young. were at the mercy of the raj an account for a palestinian refugee al-jazeera slewed in world news the story of one of the most successful p.r. campaigns in the us. study after study has demonstrated that israeli perspectives
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dominate american media coverage what part of this case you get through your thick head is hamas a terrorist organization the only thing that you're going to say is what we want to . if you don't say it when i go let you speak it would be very hard for ordinary americans to know that they're being deceived the occupation of the american mind on al-jazeera. sudan's main protest group says the country's transitional military council is trying to break up a sit in in the capital khartoum. below
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and barbara sorry you're watching out jazeera live from london also coming up the u.s. deputy attorney general broad rosenstein resigned in a letter to president donald trump. confident with the change will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly boeing's paul says the seven three seven max jet will take to the air again despite two fatal crashes in the last year plus. i'm going hey reporting from tokyo where japanese are preparing for the first imperial education in more than two hundred years. thanks for joining us our top story so that ends main protest group says the country's transitional military council is trying to break up a sit in in the capital khartoum for protesters are demanding an immediate handover to civilian rule the military toppled the longtime president omar al bashir three weeks ago but have been under increasing pressure to give up power well have been
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morgan is following events for us in the capital khartoum and the but it's significant because after omar al bashir stepped down the protesters that had been there demanding for him to go for weeks actually stayed there because they wanted to ensure a peaceful transition of power so how significant do you think it is that the transitional military council is trying to break up the sit in. well it is quite significant but the military council earlier said that what they want to do is try to open the roads that have been blocked and they realize that have been blocked by the protesters to ease the movement and so that trains them can move back on the railways they're saying that that has impacted their lives because the trains could not bring in goods to places that it usually goes to due to the roadblocks now they also said that the military council also said babie had agreed with the opposition coalition that those roads will be blocked and that the railways will be blocked and of course they're being blocked by the protesters in
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front of the army headquarters tens of thousands who have been there for the past four weeks but then the opposition coalition came out an hour later with a statement saying that that was not what they agreed upon and that they will not stop or rather break their estate in and open the roads and the railways that have employed by protesters and killed power is handed over to civilian government that has been a point of contention between the military council and the opposition coalition they've already agreed on a joint military civilian transitional council but the composition of that council has been an issue between the two sides that is yet to be resolved the military council wants it to be a military transitional government with civilian representation and the opposition coalition wants it to be a civilian government with military representation so talks are still ongoing between the two sides they are expected to meet again tomorrow but people are saying that they will be staying in front of the army headquarters just like they have been for the past four weeks and till power is handed over to civilian government despite the military saying that it's time to move the barricades and the road blocks so that life resumes normally interesting to see what reaction the
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reason the coming hours and days is certainly for the protesters themselves to this for the moment taber morgan thank you. thank. you a seventy attorney general rod rosenstein has resigned rosenstein had appointed special counsel robert muller to investigate links between russia and the trial presidential campaign for more i can add joins us live now from washington d c mike why is he resigned now. well the resignation is not entirely unexpected in his letter of resignation rosenstein says that normally a deputy a.g. last for some two years in his term that period has already gone rosenstein had agreed to stay on to help william barr take over as attorney general as you could say it was the rosenstein who oversaw the mill investigation the then attorney
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general jeff sessions having resigned having recused himself from the investigation much to the anger of president trump but in his letter rosenstein praises president trump for his personal charm as he puts it as well as for his policy objectives he says in the letter that his resignation will become effective on may the eleventh and more political reaction of any has there been to this resignation. well once again as i said because it had been in the offing for awhile reaction so far has been somewhat muted we are expecting to hear something in the hours ahead particularly from some house democrats who were incensed by several of rosenstein sections in terms of giving some information. to the miller probe over to republican members so certainly there was an anger at that particular issue of
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successor for rosenstein already established it is jeffrey rosen the deputy secretary of transportation he's already been nominated which just shows how clearly this had been anticipated the resignation of rosenstein he still of course has got to be confirmed in a senate hearing about also making very clear in his resignation letter rosenstein overseeing the investigation but saying too that his justice department did a lot of other things during the months that he was in office interesting to know too though that in the miller report itself the special counsel makes reference to the number of occasions on which president trump threatened to fire road rosenstein so certainly the relationship between the deputy attorney general and president trump had its ups and downs can i with the latest on that resignation by the deputy attorney general of rosenstein like thank you. i saw the official media has
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released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakar out baghdad if confirmed it would be the first public appearance by the group's leader since two thousand and fourteen now he talks about the battle of bugaboos in syria which ended in march and at the end of the video and audio messages added mentioning the attacks in sri lanka al-jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video or where it was filmed child stratford has this update from back that. certainly according to isis media when this video proves that al baghdadi is still alive and according to analysts that have seen it shows that he is trying to take credit for various terror attacks that have happened in the middle east and around the world in recent times analysts also saying that it shows he could well be on some sort of recruitment drive he focuses very much on praising onshore fighters that try to
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defend what was described as the last on klav on the syrian side of the iraqi border eisel being defeated there in march and very interestingly around thirty minutes into the video after it finishes an oreo recording which i saw media wing says is al baghdadi speaking you can hear him taking credit for those attacks are terrific attacks we saw in sri lanka on easter sunday in which two hundred fifty people and hundreds of others two hundred fifty people killed and hundreds of others were injured baghdadi saying that those attacks were in revenge for isis defeat in part a good news let's not forget that i saw once control the territory across iraq and syria roughly the size of jordan it's fair to say that they have suffered a huge territorial defeat in their endeavors in this region but certainly this video you could say shows that the ideological battle being led by this
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man is very much still on and it's fair to say that analysts intelligence services and governments around the world will be looking very closely at this video to try and get some sort of idea where baghdadi is because of course the u.s. has. a reward for his capture dead or alive of twenty five million dollars so if indeed it is al baghdadi it is if huge significance considering we haven't seen him now for almost five years. robert ford is a former u.s. ambassador to syria he says i so will continue to be a threat even a foul but that he is captured well i think he had three big messages the first is that the fight goes on he's seated next to an a k forty seven
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the same kind of rifle that was used in afghanistan against the soviets for example it's not an accident that it's laid right next to a second it's interesting that he looks through dos here is a different parts of the caliphate to show that he's still in charge and finally in the video he mentions. different battles not only in syria in iraq but also in libya later in the audio portion of course you mentioned sri lanka and he also said that he received allegiance from groups in somalia and in mali and that tells us that he is thinking not just of iraq and syria but also of pushing more and more and international agenda and international fight. the islam extent as more of an idea it's more of an idiology than about
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a single individual leader. in the end groups like this. has continued morphed after the death of osama bin ladden but don't one could say that al qaida ended with the death of osama bin laden and i doubt the death of our captor about your daddy would and isis. boeing is how the its annual shareholders meeting since two of its aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people the meeting started with a minute's silence for the victims of the two seven three seven crashes which happened in indonesia and. the aircraft has been grounded worldwide and the company has suffered about a billion dollars in lost earnings boeing's chief executive has vowed to have regain shareholder and customer trust what we've seen is we've looked at that and cas activation this erroneous angle attack information that came into the airplane
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we've also gone back and taken a look at the design of the m. cast system itself the original design we've confirmed that it was designed per our standards certified per our standards and we're confident in that process so it operated according to those design it's are for certification standards so we haven't seen you know a technical slip or a gap in terms of the fundamental design and certification of the approach that said we know this is a link in both accidents that we can break that's a software update that we know how to do we own it and we will make that update and this will make the airplane even safer going forward and i'm confident with that change it will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly. still to come on the program u.k. police want crime victims to surrender their mobile phones critics though say it forces victims to choose between justice and pretty soon plus we meet the artist in indian administered kashmir drawing attention to his cause through graphic novel.
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hello again or welcome back we're here cross australia we are looking at some active weather across much of the southwest in the south but for perth that active weather has pushed through you are going to be getting better but it is going to be a little bit cooler as winds are now coming in out of the south for you so eighteen degrees with plenty of sunshine over the next few days but for adelaide that front is making its way towards you bring some thunderstorms as well as the potential of gusty winds as it does push through so we do expect to see a term to there of about eighteen degrees over towards melbourne on wednesday a high few in a rainy day with a term to there of about twenty one well for the north and south island things are going to get much better we do have that one big system pushing out here towards the east what's going to be left is some weather with sunny conditions in your
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forecast but we do expect to see those temperatures remaining in the teens as we go from tuesday as well as into wednesday christchurch make it a little bit warmer with a time to there of sixteen degrees and then across parts of japan it is going to be quite wet across much of the area here on tuesday we'll be seeing conditions here across the area into the mid teens with tokyo at fifteen degrees osaka eighteen but as we go towards wednesday we're going to see the rain start to prick its way out here towards the pacific we're going to be rain in the clouds for most of the day there temps of tokyo at twenty two in sedalia twenty. thousand and. documenting groundbreaking. preparing some of india's poorest children for entry into its toughest universities. ten years on we return to see how the students and the scheme helping change the
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face of india. reminder now the top stories on al-jazeera sudan's main protest group says the country's transitional military council is trying to break up a demonstration outside the army headquarters in the capital khartoum that's where thousands of protesters have been demanding that the military hand over power to a civilian government. u.s. deputy attorney general rod rosenstein has resigned in two thousand and seventeen rosenstein appointed special counsel robert waller to investigate links between
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russia and the trump presidential campaign and i saw his official media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakr at all but that the al jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video. believe. political wrangling has begun in spain where the socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government without a majority on sunday the party of prime minister barrow sanchez won the most seats in parliament but not enough the governor alone building any sort of coalition could take weeks of discussions i could still and then that look so a year ago has more now from madrid. a new day for spanish politics but no certainty over what kind of government will come out of sunday's election spaniards may have turned out in force to vote in one of the most divisive elections but it was the socialists who came out on top but i mean i think it's
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a good result and honestly i didn't expected i thought the right wing was going to win here i'm going to i think the results are stable they almost have a stable majority and this can be good. all eyes are now on which direction the socialist leader pedro sanchez will take so far they have said they would attempt to form a minority government but it's still early days so what happens next well for a start there are further elections to contest local ones in this country and the european elections whether sanches might be playing his cards close to his chest he wants to try to win the gains that. there is the option of going into a coalition a guaranteed majority could be made by partnering with the center right citizens party but it is an unpopular option for the socialists and their followers joining with a hard left put their most would avoid that scenario but then they would need to make deals with cattle an independent test another unpopular choice it's really
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awkward this problem for them they have to do a lot of of the nation to the to their followers to their members the fact of they are that they are negotiating with the caseloads so they will try they will try to avoid violence the socialists may have some time but no one is expecting a quick results from this historic election but it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome difficulties spain has had problems with coalitions in the past and it's unclear whether the governing party can overcome the difficulties to create a stable and effective government. al-jazeera madrid. there's been heavy fighting in southern tripoli as forces loyal to the warlord honey for have to keep up their attack on the libyan capital half as fighters have advanced them taking control of areas in the active international airport the tripoli base the government which is recognized by the un says it's bringing in reinforcements to repel the attack. at
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least thirty eight people have been confirmed dead after a cycle of kenneth pounded northern mozambique last week the cyclon flattened entire villages in the province of gadol heavy rains have continued since then spread flooding and mudslides. victims of some serious crimes in the u.k. are being asked to surrender their mobile phones to police otherwise a prosecution might not be possible it follows the collapse of a number of sexual assault cases when crucial digital evidence later emerged that need parker has the story from london the room on the most private possessions handing them over to police possibly for several weeks or months isn't something everyone will be happy with but that's exactly what some victims of crimes including rape are now being asked to do if they don't they cases might not be heard in court. police are now standardizing how they get permission to access
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digital information the rules of disclosure oblige us to understand and look for material that my either undermine our case or support the defense case and sometimes that would involve looking at what's on someone's phone but certainly not in every case is not a blanket request that has to be judged each case on its merits. the move follows the collapse of several rape and sexual assault cases after crucial evidence later emerged texts images and called data a particularly useful one offenses are carried out between people who know each other well you can get the example of a husband and wife where rape can still be committed in a match relationship understanding what happened at the particular time to pick out where the offense was what the allegation is it is it backed up by evidence and of course. one of the telling factors may be messages that you know exchange afterwards police won't have the powers to seize people's mobile phones will have to ask for consent from victims and from witnesses and the data used needs to be
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absolutely relevant to the case being dealt with in court but under certain rare circumstances the court may be able to demand information from phones also of police happen to come across any information or details linking to other crimes on people's devices they may be able to retain that information and use it in future investigations civil liberties charity big brother says the move could discourage big teams of witnesses from coming forward to tall victims aren't going to want to have to give over huge amounts of information just to pursue a prosecution which by law where there is where there is evidence should be pursued anyway and of course yes people are going to be wary of handing over their entire digital lives not just for investigation by. by the defense team and potentially you know having a personal life dragged through the courts but also the threat that police will investigate any other crimes they find in their digital information police say that
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accessing people's phones is the only way to deliver justice in the digital age big critics say victims shouldn't have to choose between justice and their privacy the park out zira london. the us government is facing renewed criticism that it's not doing enough to stamp out white nationalism it follows a suspect that hate crime at a synagogue in california on saturday castro has more now from washington d.c. . it's a growing problem in the u.s. white nationalist attacks against religious and racial minorities are surging the deadly shooting at a jewish synagogue near san diego over the weekend was only the latest. and the administration of u.s. president donald trump is facing renewed criticism it's not doing enough to confront it to pretend that the president is anything but. outraged or heartbroken over these incidents is
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a total mischaracterization of the anti-defamation league reports that twenty eighteen was the fourth deadliest year for extremist murders in the u.s. since one thousand nine hundred seventy nearly all of them by white supremacists. other groups points to the record number of hate groups across the u.s. fueled by social media these groups are becoming bolder and more vocal. over the weekend a white supremacist group called the american identity movement chanted racist slogans at a washington d.c. bookstore recently a new york man was arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill muslim congresswoman ileana omar. from has these heavy criticism ever since a twenty seven thousand white nationalist protest in charlottesville virginia during which a woman was murdered but you also had people that were. very five people on both
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sides his administration has cut back on initiatives to fight white extremism and trump himself has downplayed the threat i think it's a small group of people that have very very serious problems i guess many analysts disagree when you parents law enforcement officials. who the greatest threats terrorist threats to american arms today they will tell you that. domestic rights and promises recent u.s. presidents have condemned racism and hate crimes unequivocally president trump rejects claims that he tolerates bigotry but his lukewarm responses have left many baffled why the lack of moral leadership from the white house heidi to castro al-jazeera washington. for the first time in more than two hundred years of japan's monarchy and emperor is abdicating eighty five year old akiko has been on the
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throne for more than thirty years when he reports now from tokyo. it's been eight years since the earthquake and tsunami which changed the lives of so many people here die soon as home was destroyed that day and while he finds it difficult to put it behind him there's one moment he clings to. convince the emperor and empress came in you walked over to where i was knelt. it must have been difficult for you i will never forget his words don't know the eighty three year old says meeting the imperial couple in an evacuation center gave him the strength to rebuild his life. akihito his compassionate response to the disaster became one of the defining moments of his reign say not for those affected by this terrible tragedy i feel deeply pained. akihito
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succeeded his father in one nine hundred eighty nine and spent much of his reign trying to address the legacy of japan's actions in world war two but the emperor holds no political power and he stepping down as the prime minister wants to revise japan's pacifist constitution to allow for a military instead of what it calls a self-defense force it's also believed that the emperor is adults with the government over the very future of his family the imperial family is generally regarded as fairly liberal but it's still a male dominated institution only men from the male line of the family can become emperor and the family has no power to change that it has to come from the government. wants not all he told becomes emperor there are only three men left in line one of them is eighty three. donkey this time they have only been female emperors from a male line in the past and there has never been a female line emperor we should talk about this it may mean changing tradition but
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we have to be flexible and reflect modern day society at fifty nine no he too is considered one of the new breed of royals and may relate to a different generation some of whom question the relevance of the imperial family the japanese such as die soon the relevance is very personal from time to time he proudly weighs the same clothing he wore when he met the emperor coma. i have been treasuring these kartika and whenever something happens look at the cardigan. akihito retires at a time when the imperial family's popularity is high according to opinion polls but the transition will raise more questions about the family's future and whether more change will come to ensure it survives wayne hay al jazeera tokyo. more than one hundred twenty seven million people are eligible to vote in the next round of india's elections polls have opened in indian administered kashmir a region that suffered much violence recently but one artist has used the tension
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to inspire his creativity through graphic novels al-jazeera spoke to him about his hopes for the region and its future. my limbs well it's a job i'm thirty one. and i'm a graphic novelist think of spending so much of time with my parents especially with my father i wanted to imitate his drawings he would draw all these traditional embroidery motives on people and i would get so absolved in trying to copy his big jobs and. and i'll forget what was happening outside i remember. being fearful of my father being taken by by the armed forces for these. identification but it's. but but this drawing and helping my father was was was the best time of my
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childhood but i step outside the home still today. that's two of that fear is still there and. now i fear for my nephews and my nieces and my friends when i talk about my stories when i write my stories. i want to why showing people as just numbers. you know i just wanted to show people the way they are in their real lives someone's friend someone's related to and something like that so that so that people relate to them and this text our visual offers them the cinematic experience i think it's very effective in terms of. speaking about our personal experience lives and. and creating a device where people can relate to your life and see you see see distribution
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differently not just as a dispute but as us as a humanitarian problem as well i hope the situation changes and i don't how do you draw these dark rituals and did scared bellew a normal life but that's obviously a dream you know. oscar nominated director john singleton best known for the film boys in the hood has died at the age of fifty one a family spokeswoman confirmed that singleton recently suffered from a stroke and was on life support a twenty four singleton became the youngest and the first african american director to be nominated for an oscar in one thousand nine hundred ninety two tributes have described singleton as a trailblazer open to doors for many in hollywood. thanks . mary minder of the top stories on al-jazeera sudan's main protest group says the
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country's transitional military council is trying to break up a city in the capital khartoum that's where thousands of protesters are demanding that the military hand over power to a civilian government the army toppled the longtime president omar bashir three weeks ago but is under increasing pressure to give up power morgan has more from car too. the military council earlier said that what they want to do is try to open the roads that have been blocked and they realize that have been blocked by the protesters to ease the movement and so that trains them can move back on the release they're saying that that has impacted their lives because the trains could not bring in goods to places that it usually goes to due to the roadblocks now they also said that the military council also said babie had agreed with the opposition coalition that those roads will be blocked and that the release will be blocked and of course they're being blocked by the protesters in front of the army headquarters of tens of thousands who have been there for the past four weeks u.s.
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deputy attorney general rod rosenstein has resigned in two thousand and seventy rosenstein appointed the special counsel robert muller to investigate links between russia and the trump presidential campaign in his resignation letter rosenstein said that he enforced the law without fear or favor i saw as official media has released a video that appears to show its leader abu bakar i'll buy that if confirmed they would be the first public appearance by the group's leader since two thousand and fourteen al-jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video bowing as have the held its first annual shareholders meeting since two of its aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people the meeting started with a minute's silence for the victims of the seventy seven max eight crashes which happened in indonesia and the aircraft has been grounded worldwide political wrangling has begun in spain where the socialist party now has the task of trying to form a new government and without
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a majority on sunday the party of prime minister a bit of sanchez one of the most seats in parliament but not enough to govern alone super search he is the next hour see tomorrow about. on counting the call says the u.s. slams the brakes on iran's oil exports the spillover effect also have a secret world of high risk lending impacts the poor in a sting operation to catch a spy multiply for control of the next generation of marble counting the cost on al-jazeera.
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the homes in northern india beautiful impoverished overwhelmingly rural. specht in c. is the newest in india only half the population can read and write. people who flee the hardship of the countryside for opportunity in the capital. a city of three million is
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a magnet for those seeking to escape the limitations of that. gates is the story of the. soup with. these people are almost all backgrounds what they also share is a talent for mathematics today they're sitting the first round of an exam that could change the entire course of their lives. thousand have made their way here from all over bihar only two hundred will go through to the second round they're competing to get into an elite last known as the super thirty its creator is. this record. has been a project force by this because. he's
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a mathematician who set up the super thirty to help gifted children who come in from poor families. ten job. of. all toward get bored but if there. are. those who get into soup with the will be coached for another more grueling ordeal the entrance exam for the indian institutes of technology or i i.t. it's india's most prestigious university the applicants for soup with the know that if they do make it to i.i. they'll be set up for life. this seven were intended to produce an elite of engineers and technologists today many of the
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computer science graduates end up as silicon valley software millionaire. danny i.i. t's head of computer science. the people who. see yours of major corporations banking finance telecom the most important of the tick is the fact that they can handle stress what i did you question stands for is essential e very high quality instruction tremendous demands being made on stored and in terms of culture of activity product activity competition and deadlines days are extraordinary every year the. five thousand students from all over india fifty or sixty candidates compete for each of the coveted places against this anon success rate is amazing in two thousand and six twenty eight of his super thirty
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got into i.t. not many are goes in bihar then education is still seen as less important than boys. and they are talking with it because. those who got. me i do. side the school anxious relatives wait for the three hour exam to finish. at the end of the day four thousand exam papers collected from mocking most of the candidates will say only one in twenty through to the second round.
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incredibly this stupid exam scripts taken away under god. five weeks later round two of the entrance exam the super thirty will be chosen from these two hundred candidates. made it through. a paper. i can but. a general who could pick lower for. coming in third in the subject. especially. interesting about your district because you. can't. because you hear. it but.
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this is just a successful. brother is the manager of soup with the competition for the school is so intense that the candidates bring photo i.d.'s imposters have been known to sit the exam. for the old local senators here go to. work with. me here there was to. meet with the. if you will all of the money. i no longer. if even number together how to put all of all they can do with one little risk of their financial background they feel a. little finalist when. ignoring them could be a problem but here you do swimming you. really have to. try
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to get. through the mean you know you can for the government but i need something. i'll be reading to. supercharge these are not last words masculists i like you i mean do i have feet deep down you're not. in the indian capital. some of last year and now at. forty. four she really is a fifty. six that should be revealed to. me so i was probably i or the reporter got worse. although ha.
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ha. ha you think so but i didn't go. for it yet if you know me i'm pretty dumb or google it i'm not that good at the reality of it at least. be dick don't get me going. this is. what. has almost legend there. status some coaching schools even advertise their students' rankings in the entrance exams and everyone's cashing in except. because the students who make it into super thirty they nothing for their tuition. it's wholly subsidized by other project. school of mathematics.
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that. we. have got. some five to seven. mathematics or half a mile from. the. c b this is what i'm talking america here. but. i'm going to get. all that it's got to do it from i know it's a. demand is high and the classes are huge seven hundred or more yet unknown unknowns an unwelcome competitor for some of the other schools. of course. but the. fact that a. clear. or
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he ever had to up the harlot if this other obviously fall. is going to fall going to go scott. guthrie or. unknown kumar has received so many death threats that these days he never goes anywhere without his bodyguards. such is the reality of life in bihar. village of deal cali two hours drive from but now even today the hearts countryside is home to nine tenths of its people. under a process has lived here all his life mark on her marriage in the supply line he
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said. about us i've been able to get at is a good gentleman. or him again later. so. you get up with abo who bought out her. body right is in the telemark about the whole. the family is divided. as here with his mother his wife lives mostly in her own village her family's better off. often struggles to survive but is the thing i'm here to hope they are the car you have got has all the heart that i had i had a. party. to. talk up to now that i. can't have been about milliken and look i've made. quite
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a lot of how about i don't have to find out how to get here and i got out there. but such under a circumstances would soon improve his hopes are invested in his son look he's been studying in patna and has just been accepted for super thirty. i know i'm going to. like most village children and look spent his entire life speaking hindi since moving to but he's had to study in english and they
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really want to within the. last may. learn from the lock on the you're going to be years that are. out here they are gonna samina. these days and only rarely goes home he's rude to the future leads away from the village. colleague of his other though because he can so i'm going to. have you look back the way he. managed other. i didn't know him better which was a couple hundred a year make it look but i. could tell you
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that i had. covered the. hindus in bihar still live in a hierarchy of costs many have the jobs traditionally associated with their cost like the doobies or washroom and who do partners laundry there among the lowest groups known as the shed you would costs. i'm afraid that this image may at the heart that the commandment the posse who kill him i didn't like. what he hinted then years to devote mcluckie people penitently but birth is no longer destiny even in bihar education is often the key this family is still poor but they're on the way up. is the youngest of three sons like look he's
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taken on nuns classes and has been accepted for soup with the even so it's not easy but i'm a listener is. my but yes it's as much about he was keeping me in coming with the atomic theory and the name. was but investment where there. was no command. possible i was like there the family had to borrow money even to pay the low fees of the ram a new john school back turned out to get me a year it. was going. to. be here today the students are making their way to the ramanujan school those coming from remote villages may have to travel for days joe this is journey is only
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across patna but it will take him into a different world. than america thirteen i think yasser but at the now out of that and then i like to. have that at the very end when you hear a day at. the rooms of basic but cost the boys nothing this is where joe tissue will spend much of the next seven months. like the accommodation food is also free for the soup with the. each has to tiffin boxes the typically indian containers in which they'll be given them meals. in iraq now put in a bottle with. oregano out military or paste. in boxes who writes the real. name of the year they were in favor of. take.
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this. year. many provide. for half a full refund back. to sheila meanwhile has been waitlisted for super thirty she didn't do quite well enough in the second example. to me the more depressed person it was if there's a. limit maybe. he will if. she's taking on classes and still hopes to get it if she fails this may be the end of her education. the money than another. love of god young the proudest blood is going to.
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be hard deeply conservative society it isn't easy to change people's attitudes. the kumar brothers also want to help those coming from the shed your costs and will even discriminate in their favor. if. you look with. a lot of people. to say better. as a boy a nun was a mathematical protege he was accepted for a ph d.
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at cambridge but couldn't afford to study in england he set up the rama new john school and then super thirty to give other gifted children a better chance if that of the. mathematics me. your main reason. my. eighth is. that. there is no war to describe the place of mathematics it is filling.
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up the effect of. a day is republic day a major event in india's national. second most senior police officer. he's on his way to the parade ground here in. every. region. that's what he said when i. was there
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was the only one i did but he was going to get the. displays show off aspects of life in bihar. today is also the festival of saraswati the hindu goddess of learning as a teacher a nun kumar has come to pay his respects the. was was was. it's a public holiday so all india schools are closed except that i'm a new john school where it's a day like any other the parades now over and switched his role as well as his uniform because this top cop spends his free time teaching physics to the soup
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with the strengths have to be sustained weakness says have to be identified and string then. join the school shortly after it was founded by. and i want to. mathematics your fever have got a year. up mr grant life went on looked a lot at ten or still one nikka he did it. critics. who all. they have to make. their best about their one of the best. maybe. but. who fathered by hot their. day job makes him responsible for ninety thousand policeman he comes from one of b.
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hawes best known up accost families they have a long tradition of public service i wanted to give back. and that's the main thing and all of my activities hovered around back and. i worked so much. but i have no qualms about. not having had enough in life. i've had enough i'm sad to say. i could have given back only things which i have. this is the best that i had. such. as background is very different he still lives in the rough part of town where he grew up he has a nice house but he's protected by gates a dog and his bodyguards with good reason given the power of the. kidnappings to take place at times some are just due to genesis reasons
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a live report from the capital. spain's socialist party begins new talks to form a government a day after falling short of a majority in the election. confident with that change will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly after two crashes in the last year that killed hundreds of people boeing is chief executives determine this seven three seven max will get back in the air. and we visit a make shift at la barra tree in mexico where they're cooking up one of the world's most deadly illegal drugs. below sudan's main protest group has accused the transitional military council of trying to break up a sit in in the capital hard to that's where protesters have been gathering to demand an immediate handover to military to civilian rule rather the military
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toppled long time president obama bashir three weeks ago but have been under increasing pressure to give up power here but morgan is live for us now from the capital hard to hear but what is the latest that you're hearing near there on this city. well has him we actually went to the states and spoke to the protesters and activists on site and they said that what happened was that the military the military truck came at one of the checkpoints and soldiers got out of the car try to remove one of the barricades and that the protesters stop them and formed a human chain and asked them to put back the road blocks that have been there for the past four weeks now these barricades for the protesters it's very significant that's where most of their checkpoints are and where they make sure that people who enter the site of the sit in are armed so that their movement continues to be peaceful according to what they say so they're saying that they're saying that the army is trying to basically destabilize their city and try to force them to break
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their sit in something they said they're not going to do and less a civilian transitional government is formed so we've seen protesters now stepping up more barricades have been formed protesters are more people are joining the sit in army headquarters and we're also seeing escalation of protests around her to several neighborhoods have come out their tires being burned in some of the neighborhoods and people are saying that they will make their way to the army headquarters tonight to re in hand or to reinforce the people who are there and try to make sure that the army does not break the city and that has been going on for four weeks now and this of course comes after you reported earlier the talks between these ongoing talks between the protest leaders and the military and the there were signs of some progress being made. well the as the military spokesman said that he was very optimistic and that talks are going well between the two sides that's not what the opposition coalition said they said that they
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failed to to to have any kind of concrete agreement they did agree on saturday on a joint military civilian agreement transitional council but they still have not agreed on how that transitional government should look like so the military council said that the opposition coalition presented what is known as the constitutional declaration that will be guiding how the bodies of the of the transitional government would look like and what will be decided that the relationship between the military council and the opposition coalition and the transitional government now the relationship is something that is very hard to determine that that's why there's been talks between the two sides the military council once in a military transitional government with civilian representation and they want to have the sovereign authority which means they get to decide the laws and rules of the country for the transitional period while the opposition coalition want a civilian government that is independent from the council so they're hoping that the constitutional declaration which they will be presenting to the coalition tomorrow will decide the relationship between the two sides and how the
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transitional government should look like but that doesn't answer the question of how much progress representation the two sides should have during the transition period and it doesn't seem like sudan is any closer to forming a transitional government today than it was when president bashir was ousted. thank you here morgan live for us there in hard to well let's speak now to holder who is one of the was one of the protesters there she joins us on the phone now from hard to thank you for being with us i want to ask you what what happened here from from what you saw. so. we lose a lot from the system process i know for all the jungle but that's a lot about. that to try and get right to do more actually more people. are joining us now to provide more support and to make sure that this is the boy who loses all doesn't say immigration has
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a rethink washings that has it i put others by the fossils even information now that some of the protesters had been closed and that governments like markets. closed to make sure that no one could actually leave that because they wanted to do any. more only now we've. gone and there is a military council going for good causes of. this because it's a very good question has lived in london. so everyone. can live. with this a lot of the truth and that's what's gone through the roof is that multiplied. by appreciate talking to us joining us from heart to him thanks very much.
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as suspected leader of eisel has appeared in a video for the first time in five years in that video that he talks about the battle in syria which ended in march at the end an already a message is added mentioning the attacks in sri lanka i just cannot confirm the authenticity of the video it was filmed stress and has banked. certainly according to isis media when this video proves that al baghdadi is still alive and according to analysts that have seen it shows that he is trying to take credit for various terror attacks that have happened in the middle east and around the world in recent times analysts also saying that it shows he could well be on some sort of recruitment drive he focuses very much on praising eisel fighters that try to defend what was described as the last on klav on the syrian side of the iraqi border eisel being defeated there in march and very interestingly around
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thirty minutes into the video after it finishes an oreo recording which i saw media wing says is al baghdadi speaking you can hear him taking credit for those attacks as a rickety tax we saw in sri lanka on easter sunday in which two hundred fifty people and hundreds of others two hundred fifty people killed and hundreds of others were injured baghdadi saying that those attacks were in revenge for isis defeats in part a good news and let's not forget that i saw once control the territory across iraq and syria roughly the size of jordan it's fair to say that they have suffered a huge territorial defeat in their endeavors in this region but certainly this video you could say shows that the ideological battle being led by this man is very much still on and it is fair to say that analysts
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intelligence services and governments around the world will be looking very closely at this video to try and get some sort of idea where baghdadi is because of course the u.s. has. a reward for his capture dead or alive of twenty five million dollars so if indeed it is al baghdadi it is if huge significance considering we haven't seen him now for almost five years. oh mick bednarek joins us live now from washington to talk more about this he is a former us senior defense official in iraq thanks very much for being with us. good to be here thanks i want to ask you first of all what do you make of this video and what clues. can be gleaned from it. well first off i agree heartily with the last colleague on his
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his perspective of. baghdadi i've been asked many times already today since the emergence of this video do i think it is authentic certainly international intelligence agencies and our own intelligence capability here in the united states looking at this very very closely clearly there is a lot to be said that this is an authentic video. and the likeness since july twenty fourth teen in the mosque in moe's or where he took the pulpit if you will and proclaimed his self-appointed caliphate at that time i would highlight that in dieties case in this video assuming it is authentic he is obviously sedentary must have gained at least forty to fifty pounds which means he
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the injuries sustained in either prior attacks air strikes or others he has not done heck of a lot since that and certainly over the past several years and why now what should we read into the timing of this video because i mean does this seem designed to you to kind of acknowledge that isis has lost some much territory but also to kind of demonstrate that that he is still out there he's still alive. i agree it's clearly directly tied to recruiting but also not only the recruiting of future islamic state members but more specifically on financing let's be honest it needs requires a hell of a lot of money to sustain this effort but the bottom line upfront is he is a he's a loser he lost his final stand of the of the territory in the
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self-proclaimed caliphate there and bugaboos has been mentioned before on this broadcast so his house of cards is crumbling in this self generated game of solitaire that he's playing to try to hold on to this ideological ruse over what sort of how much control does he actually have. as a group i mean you you called him a loser is he a loser within that within the leadership as well does he have any any influence. well let's let's face it as a last colleague highlighted he used to control wide swaths of terrain both in iraq when i was there and also in syria the size at least of which the size of jordan tens of thousands of members vast majority of that all of the terrain is gone fast
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majority is members killed wounded or have left because they have seen the. scene the ruse that he tried to highlight to all of his all of his members but to be honest there certainly remains a threat there will be a threat you cannot you can take away the land but the ideology will remain and that is our concern as we look to sleeper cells not only across the west but other soft targets as we saw unfortunately in the horrific attacks on easter sunday there in sri lanka make but not good to talk to. plenty more ahead on this news hour libya's tripoli based government calls in reinforcements says walter khalifa haftar boxes on the kept. pushing for peace afghanistan's president hosting a rare meeting of leaders to talk about ongoing efforts for talks with the taliban . and the team that's back in the big time of european football after
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a fifty seven year wait and we will be here with more in sport. paula still ahead but first u.s. president donald trump's deputy attorney general rod rosenstein has resigned he had appointed the special counsel robert miller to investigate links between russia and the presidential campaign he sent his resignation letter to trump and will leave his post by may eleventh mike hanna joins us from washington with more on this so mike not a complete surprise this is it. no indeed not to rosenstein had made very clear that he would stay on to help william throughout the process of issuing the miller report now that the report has been released the resignation as expected has been handed down president trump has already nominated his replacement jeffrey rosen
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a deputy secretary in the department of transportation still to face a confirmation hearing in senate but one must remember too that rosenstein was the man who wrote the memorandum which accused james comey the f.b.i. director of wrongdoing in terms of the hillary clinton computer files this was used as public justification by president trump to fire james komi leading to the entire special counsel situation rosenstein has been basically heading up that investigation given that the then attorney general jeff sessions riku stem cell from that ongoing investigation by the special counsel and it's been a it's been a tumultuous two years for rosenstein hasn't it how are democrats going to take this particularly after. when when the attorney general barr announced the release of the report then he he took
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a lot of criticism for the way he colored that report and rosenstein was there standing by him and pretty much backing up his version of it. indeed yes by his presence at the statements by william bar on the release of the miller report rosenstein associated himself with what many democratic leaders believed was an unfair reflection off the miller report remembering that nobody had read it at that particular point apart from far and his immediate staff so certainly rosenstein is associated with that congress some democrats as well were angular to him by what they saw as his unfettered release of some of the contents of the investigation to republicans and certainly he was seen by others though as a bulwark against president trumps attempt to interfere with the investigation some do believe that he actively prevented the president from going ahead in carrying
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out his threat to fire robert muller which he did make on a number of occasions but still rosenstein himself is mentioned number of times in the miller report as part of that investigation into obstruction of justice against president trump in that president trump is quoted in the miller report as threatening to fire rosenstein on a number of occasions so certainly it has been the tomatoes two years as he puts it is relationship with president trump has very much been up and down however in his resignation letter rosenstein makes very clear his admiration for president trump praising his personal charm and his policy objectives so certainly he seems intent on leaving office not burning any bridges as he goes all right mike hanna live for us there in washington thanks mike. albine has held its first annual shareholders meeting since two zero zero seven three seven max aircraft crashed within five
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months killing nearly three hundred fifty people the company says the updated model which it hopes to recertify in the next month will be one of the safest planes ever to fly john henry reports after two fatal crashes boeing is embattled chief executive is focused on correcting the company's trajectory at the first shareholder meeting since those ill fated flights dennis miller lindbergh offered the latest in a series of apologies all of us at boeing are deeply sorry for the loss of life and we feel the immense gravity of these events and we recognize the devastation to the families and friends of the loved one loved ones who have perished boeing is struggling to recover its reputation for safety after two of the company's best selling new seven thirty seven max planes went down killing three hundred forty six people. that has led to some critical questions. have you considered resigning.
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the company says the grounding of that model will cost boeing one billion dollars this year and that doesn't include the nearly three dozen lawsuits from lion air and the families of those who were killed. what compels boeing's problems is the fact that an alert that might have helped avoid those two crashes was not activated in those two planes the alert would tell the pilot if two different sensors disagree about the plane's so-called angle of attack that was considered optional and was not activated in those two planes boeing says it will be considered standard equipment and activated in all future seven thirty seven max planes boeing hopes to have the seven thirty seven max ri approved by the us federal aviation administration by late may many carriers including southwest an american airlines have postponed all flights to mid august on what was boeing's best selling jet that leaves passengers to rearrange trips during the busy summer travel season in terms of the ability of the company to weather the storm i don't really think that's in
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question this might cost billions of dollars but at the end of the day the company had a profit of about ten billion last year they'll be able to survive just fine shareholders meeting near the company's headquarters in chicago might be ready to move on but the open question is whether passengers will be willing to climb back on a plane with such a troubled history john hendren al-jazeera chicago. bailey is an aviation analyst and former federal aviation administration safety team represented he joins us now from butler new jersey thanks for being with us. so i want to ask you first of all then about the remarks from that from the c.e.o. dennis mullen but he says that there is a public trust deficit dad that that boeing is a is working towards getting back to he succeed in doing that. you know i don't think so i don't think he did today you know he pretty much came a little bit short of suggesting a design flaw or possibly admitting to
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a design flaw on the aircraft but he did take some responsibility but i think he's going to really have to step up to the plate and you know be honest with both the investors and especially the the general flying public. you know a lot of people say you know the buck stops with with the man at the top so if boeing is going to to really move on from they stuff doesn't need to let him go and just kind of start afresh you know dennis miller emberg has a long history with bonnie pretty much worked his way up through the ranks so he knows that business very well and you know i think he is a very good man for the job but again that with the public perception problem that's a whole whole other story i think it's pretty much the problem is with the airplane and rebranding that plane because that seven thirty seven max eight is going to be
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ingrained in every passenger's mind probably for the next two decades so you know my gut feeling is that the airplane will have to be rebranded and you know i truly believe the c.e.o. probably should stay based on his experience bunning though is facing problems on one on a number of fronts is that it isn't just. you know relatives of the people who died and shareholders it's this report from the american airlines pilots saying that their proposed pilot training for the for the the max that they knew automation for the max isn't good enough there's another published report that says investigators are looking at lead to safety allegations made by a dozen whistle blowers said that he's got quite a lot to deal with he hasn't. yes he does and keep in mind that you know even with the whistle blowers we're talking about a dozen whistleblowers out of about one hundred fifty three thousand employees so it seems like everybody now is coming out of the cracks for lack of
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a better term. to bring up complaints about boeing but i think the main focus has to be on the airplane and proving you know they're testing it the retesting it they have to assure the flying public that this airplane is safe to fly the bottom line is it doesn't matter who the c.e.o. is the fact is that the general flying public not the experts have to be one hundred percent convinced this airplane is fixed and that boeing is making excellent airplanes as they always did prior to the seven thirty seven max appreciate your perspective on this so. thanks so much good in. all right more now on the developments out of spain it's one day since the
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socialist parties victory in those elections and now comes the job of forming a government has been following developments for us from madrid. now the elections are over of course the bursa now comes upon the socialist try and formulate a way of governing they say they want to go in with a minority government they may have to consider going into coalition with various political parties nominally one of the center right citizens party or perhaps a coalition of the hard left and regional parties that's right that tricky for them because there will be some road work in exchange for this and that may not necessarily be the most popular option however one of the socialist ministers him out on monday saying that they needed to have dialogue seeing as the form of policy the policies of the former government didn't seem to work before and only increase the hostility between madrid and barcelona however also there is that presence of
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the far right folks party now in government they only have twenty four seats out of three hundred fifty however they could be big disruptors and could drive debates along issues of national unity and regional powers and the future of spain semi autonomous catalan region was one of the big issues of the election but approach separatist parties gained just forty percent of the votes there showing deep divisions over independence remain john a whole has more. youth thinking delight on the faces of pro independence supporters in barcelona on sunday night. the far right party tamed and spoken socialist possibly needing to look here for help in for the new government in fact the socialist party did rather well in catalonia its support drawn from workers who moved to the region in the sixty's and seventy's living in. in suburban pockets known as the red belt around barcelona they're part of an older generation
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of left wing resistance during the franco era who don't believe that nationalism is the answer to anything in modern day spain get their beer from that that's not bad but rather about how it's a backwards moral thing for all workers and barriers for business and for us it's always the workers which are for a modest business will just go elsewhere. around forever my cooperation between the socialists and moderate separatists at the national level helped bridge divides in catalonia is. why there was a lot within that i don't know what are the if none of them are in their positions then they can't reach agreement then we can live together just like we always have at respecting one another in line with the law and the constitution. after the events of october two thousand and seventeen the unilateral referendum and declaration of independence forcefully suppressed by the right wing government in madrid it's easy to forget that catalonia is politically multifaceted clearly
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there's no question of the independent parties renouncing the goal of independence but is there at least a chance now with better relations with madrid yeah like we're likely to move towards in a scenario where you know solutions can be because the positions are still too far apart to find common ground for an agreement we're still there is a low chemical recession that it's i'm playing with hopefully bring about a common understanding of this a question in the solution at the dialogue that of course there hasn't been for some time exactly and a day like that has been broken for a long time and that has made the situation way worse than it was because there is of course the still potentially explosive issue of jailed probably independence leaders twelve of them on trial in madrid charged with rebellion and sedition their fate. yet reignite separatist passions box for a majority of voters here and across spain there is reason to be happy with the
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result not quite the victory for the far right that many had feared and spain remains a beacon of social democracy in europe and here in catalonia at least the possibility of cooperation over confrontation john how al-jazeera. all right still ahead when we come back spot checks on heightened security look at the new normal in sri lanka following the easter sunday attacks plus. i'm wayne hay reporting from tokyo where japanese opera pairing for the first imperio abdication in more than two hundred years. and later in sport the gulf people forced to handle an unexpected attack in bolivia top football.
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get a welcome back we're here crossing eight states we are looking at some flooding going out across much of the central regions that's because we do have back to back storms that are developing and will continue as we go towards midweek here on wednesday plenty of rain anywhere from chicago all the way down across parts of texas even snow across parts of the rockies now as we go towards wednesday the storms continue to make their way up here towards the northeast in the rain continues as well as severe weather across much of the south as well down here towards atlanta it is going to be a hot day for you at twenty eight but up to the north we're still talking about single digits for ontario as well as into québec well plenty of rain is going to be in the forecast here across parts of the bahamas as well as in the turks and caicos even cuba dominican republic will see some rain as well things to improve as we go towards wednesday particular down here towards the south but center domingo it is going to be a nice day at thirty but rain in the forecast of course. streak in panama with a temperature of thirty one degrees and then very quickly across one is that it's going to remain cloudy here on tuesday across the area cool for you at seventeen
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degrees but we are looking at better conditions by the time we get to wednesday at nineteen up towards us and it is going to be a nice day with rain in the afternoon at twenty five and rio de janeiro it is going to be a warm day for you and twenty nine degrees as well. it's all too familiar. innocent lives ended in an instant. then
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grief anger and the debate around firearms. for survivors and families of the four then reality often changes. kline's investigates the long lasting trauma inflicted on communities the aftermath mass shootings in america on al-jazeera. and again you're watching out to see a reminder of our top stories this hour sudan's main protest group has accused the military of trying to break up a sit in the army corps headquarters in the capital where protesters have been gathering to demand an immediate handover to civilian rule. a suspected leader of i
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saw as appeared in a video for the first time in five years and it will back it up better that he talks about the battle of the holes in syria which ended in march u.s. president donald's. deputy attorney general has resigned rob rosenstein had appointed special counsel robert muller to investigate links between russia and the trump presidential campaign says he'll leave his post by mail. has been heavy fighting in southern tripoli as forces wall to wall to leave for half to keep up their attack on the libyan capital our starts fighters have advanced and taken control of the areas near the international airport tripoli based government recognized by the united nations says it is bringing in reinforcements to repel the attack would that the well head has more from tripoli forces loyal to. have to have advance towards the. neighborhood that's about fifteen kilometers away
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from tripoli city center and eyewitnesses in al sadr and locals there say that they have seen have to his forces engaging against the forces loyal to the you and the recognized government of national accord in the streets and inside the densely populated areas namely in a neighborhood on the southern part of the libyan capital we know that during the past two weeks after his forces have been losing ground and a government of national called forces have been pushing have the forces back beyond tripoli in active international airport have his forces after the last ground the intensified air strikes specially night air strikes at this situation remains very tense especially for civilians living in the nearby fighting areas and the government forces say that they are receiving good troops to push have to
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his forces back to their old locations they also say that the are able to push have to his forces back beyond their administrative borders of the capital tripoli. turkey's president is backing libya's un recognized government in its fight against tough dark red chip type when called his advance on tripoli a plot against the libyan people according to the world health organization the battle for tripoli has killed at least three hundred forty five people including twenty two civilians. a turkey says a man held on suspicion of spying for the united arab emirates has killed himself in prison zacky m. has and another suspect were charged earlier this month they were accused of monitoring arab citizens on behalf of the u.a.e. police are also investigating possible links to the murder of saudi journalist. cynicus ono has more from istanbul. palestinian nationalism was arrested by the
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turkish police so it with one of his friends and the turkish police said that they have confessed to have been spying on be helpful the united arab emirates and turkey for a while the address to happened after following in a couple of months of technical surveillance by the turkish intelligence on those people intelligence followed those two are out nationals for a couple of months and when they contacted a suspect who's name is investigation file of murder intelligence warned the turkish police and they arrested those two people according to the security sources and uncle rather they believe that. between turkey and egypt turkey and u.a.e. and turkey and saudi arabia have been strained mainly following the military coup in egypt in two thousand and thirteen those three countries have lost their intelligence gathering capacity and tricky and that's why and now they are trying to. build up and maybe intelligence work and this is what the turkish
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security believe in ankara right now and that's why they say they think that the united arab emirates is using other are nationals to spy inside truth to you what we have learned so far is that these people were here to follow up with what nationals what they are doing how they are living mainly muslim brotherhood members who have many most of whom have moved to turkey following the military coup in egypt in two thousand and thirteen and a press statement. today suggests that that is a son who has killed himself on sunday in his solitary confinement that's the warden. early morning hours. he hanged himself in the door using his clothes right now an investigation is under way and. an autopsy on
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his body has been done. algeria's former national police chief has appeared in court over corruption allegations the lanny arrived in the court in the parser west of the caf to our kids with his two sons and was fired in june last year by algeria's former president. a sri lanka has a new defense minister the appointment part of the government's overhaul of the intelligence and security services the president has also appointed a new acting police chief but the current chief has refused to step down he's been accused of failing to act on warnings that suicide bombers would target churches as sri lanka's lankans try to get their lives back to normal following the easter sunday bombings they're also having to adjust to living under an increased security presence there's restrictions on moving around the capital and police are conducting on the spot searches for land as reports from colombo. waiting for
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business these vegetable sellers in a columbus suburb are hoping things will return to normal soon a lot of the early there but i love it when a minute there's no one on the road we're usually here to late night and finish our goods but today we have only brought less than one tenth of our usual stock. security remains tight after last week's coordinated bombing attacks and it's not just the police and security forces this shopping mall has started checking all visitors but for sri lankans who lived through a civil war that lasted twenty six years the new measures while inconvenient are necessary i'm not scared at all this is a country born we are not scared. we'll be good for the security forces they will do that is there something in our hearts you know of what happened last week but then. we have to step we have to make a living we have to survive. schools and universities have been disrupted closed
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for two weeks but these kids don't seem too concerned. a recent government ban on any form of face covering that he knows the identification of individuals so a number of muslim women step up without their veils lankans adjust to the security situation many are getting angry at what led to it more still be resources and the personnel were used by people to walk in their political enemies and that's who nor the government of the two governments one is run by presidents and the other one done by prime minister be promising so. much more than the unity that both of them have towards me be at a good result he says is a debilitating and demoralized security system and now sri lankans must deal with increased security spot searchers and greater restrictions on monday though they dealt with traffic jams for the first time in over. a week back at the market
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traders are hoping for better days fernandez. the afghan government has convened a council of more than three thousand afghan leaders to discuss the future with the taliban as political partners but the taliban is deeply suspicious of both organizations and neither they nor the opposition are there shala ballasts reports from kabul. in afghanistan the president cannot drive to his own peace summit by road for security reasons so ashraf ghani had to fly the seven kilometers to the loya jirga in kabul with a convoy of russian in my seventeen waiting for him more than three thousand african leaders and. they're here to decide what the risks benefits and priorities are should the government get to negotiate with the taliban but why are we doing a consultative peace jirga because you more than three thousand delegates not my
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high ranking official sitting here represent the nation and will determine the limit and framework for the talks with the taliban as gandhi spoke chief executive it looked on but from a giant poster afghanistan second highest ranking official did not a teemed saying he didn't think it would be productive former president hamid karzai and the head of the high peace council also boycott of the event critics say garny is using the jirga to campaign in her presidential elections scheduled for september there's a wide concerned president is using this for. us a tool for his presidential campaign and his speech today. there were subtle messages some quite obvious where he wanted he was speaking about the. two thousand and nineteen he being the president but these people don't care about national politics they're here representing the districts they're very tribes and
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religions they're cheaper seem to women all eager to be at the forefront of defining peace in afghanistan. but i thought that everyone afghanistan from a young baby to an old piece and this week even if we achieve a little it will still be a lot for us the taliban does not a purse and a statement they said this is assured by the u.s. jeopardizes the peace process and is disrespectful to the history of the event although the taliban doesn't recognize the afghan government the group will have to negotiate with it once the peace talks proceed and on to the loya jirgah decides. our course of us president says a permanent agreement on his country's relations with serbia will not. the possible without the involvement of the u.s. touchy made the comments at a balkan summit organized by germany and france it went on to say the e.u. was too weak to stand a go she ations between the two rival nations kosovo declared independence from
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serbia in two thousand and eight of the years of conflict but belgrade has never recognized kosovo sovereignty. china has banned all of variants of the drug fentanyl the u.s. president welcomed a move to stem the flow of lethal opioids responsible for forty eight thousand deaths there in twenty eighteen but the drug isn't just entering the u.s. directly from china it's also being imported by mexican cartels john heilemann reports from the heartland of mexican drug trafficking in the state of sinaloa. three young men out in the woods in sin a low of mexico it only takes these pots and pans to cook up a drug that's wreaking havoc in the u.s. then to new the synthetic opioid that's killed tens of thousands in the last six years some of it enters the u.s. directly from china but mexican traffickers are also importing it from the asian nation before processing and smuggling it's across the border for them it's
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a gift about fifty times more powerful than the poppy based heroin they've been growing in the mountains here for decades and far less work for growing the poppies is a three month process sentinel comes in by ship to match that land port from china or germany and it gives better profits poppy based opium means a lot more investment and less money the cooking's done in these floating labs set up in the middle of nowhere we got this area very controlled you have to be a member of the cartel to be here if you're not you're in danger we're covered by radios and lookouts the only threats from the armed forces the police they say have already been told. they're all sorted out we've made an arrangement with them even so there's danger he hopes divine help ward off the old tripoli's n'est few. imagining consuming me and product new can stop you breathing within minutes everyone we talked to knows of the danger to uses the business comes first however
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this drug trafficker told us he worried the fence a new boom could actually damage businesses. so. i think it's going to cause a problem because there's so many use the deaths there will come a moment when the federal government's going to put more and more brock's on this and it will be a lot tougher to do business. in a lower his police chief says his forces already working with u.s. agencies to do just that on the day of a visit they just made that first. taking thousands of pills the chinese government . they've now banned the drug that will make it harder from its can gangsters to get their hands on it but then notorious for always finding a way. to think that the organized crime groups who are behind all this will stay with their arms crossed would be very in adequate so we intend to keep on the lookout and make sure we adapt to any changes in changes could be coming traffic has told us the cartels are exploring how to make fence
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a new from scratch if they do get control of the entire supply line it spells bad news for those fighting the epidemic of the u.s. side john homan. when we come back. and we will be here with.
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but again japan's emperor akihito will abdicate on choose day it is the first time
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that's happened in two hundred years world's oldest mauna kea dates back more than two and a half thousand years the eighty five year old will be succeeded by his eldest son not hito who will be crowned on wednesday. been a popular pro who helped stitch upin through some difficult times as when he reports. it's been eight years since the earthquake and tsunami which changed the lives of so many people here. as home was destroyed that day and while he finds it difficult to put it behind him there's one moment he clings to. the emperor and empress came in you walked over to where i was knelt. must have been difficult for you i will never forget his words. the eighty three year old says meeting the imperial couple in an evacuation center gave him the strength to rebuild his life akihito his compassionate response to the disaster
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became one of the defining moments of his reign say for those affected by this terrible tragedy i feel deeply pain. akihito succeeded his father in one thousand nine hundred eighty nine and spent much of his reign trying to address the legacy of japan's actions in world war two but the emperor holds no political power and he stepping down as the prime minister wants to revise japan's pacifist constitution to allow for a military instead of what it calls a self-defense force it's also believed that the emperor is it all is with the government over the very future of his family the imperial family is generally regarded as fairly liberal but it's still a male dominated institution only men from the male line of the family can become emperor and the family has no power to change that it has to come from the government. wants not all he told becomes emperor there are only three men left in line one of them is eighty three. there have only been female
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emperors from a male line in the past and there has never been a female line emperor we should talk about this it may mean changing tradition but we have to be flexible and reflect modern day society at fifty nine not or he too is considered. one of a new breed of royals and may relate to a different generation some of whom question the relevance of the imperial family the japanese such as dice the relevance is very personal from time to time he proudly with the same clothing he wore when he met the emperor. i have been treasuring this cardigan whenever something happens look at the cardigan to cheer me up akihito retires at a time when the imperial family's popularity is high according to opinion polls but the transition will raise more questions about the family's future and whether more change will come to ensure it survives wayne hay al jazeera tokyo. born or
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has any thank you very much tottenham hotspur manager emirates airport siena says his team are fulfilling a champions league dream the same preparing to play in their first european cup semifinal in fifty seven years as they host i.x. on tuesday spurs will be missing korean striker and son hearing men three suspension for this first like on top of the injured harry kane so scoring gc's may well fall on the front door and say his goal not south manchester city in the last round i accept had an extra four days' rest compared to tottenham after the dutch league postponed matches to help them prepare when you are if indeed. situations of the finals champions league the big thing to bridget i think the most for early bird is to have the same time to prepare for the team but it is not an excuse only the scope of the. world cup win for me he is going to be front as the semifinal. for time when his arcs are back in the last fall for
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the first time in more than twenty years the dutch league leaders have already beaten last season's one is round madrid and it's how in champions events in the knockout rounds their coach says that while his team may be more rested tottenham's financial strength is something i x. can't compete with there is an altar to school in almost all because there are always different circumstances we play in the dutch league we have ten million euros that we get from television and thought well i don't know what they get but a lot more is that still on for those are the circumstances you just have to deal with those circumstances and that is what we do and that is the way it is this football fans in prague have been paying tribute to check international yosef sorrow after he was killed in a road accident in turkey the striker who played for the turkish team are in your sport suffered fatal injuries when a minibus carrying him and six other teammates crashed while returning from a game tributes were laid for him on monday in prague where he played for sparta
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before moving to turkey january it may twenty parents is for his country last featuring in their nations league game against ukraine in october. in italy after answer a closing in on qualification for the champions league for the first time in their history they've moved ahead of wronger into the horrifying place in syria thanks to seen a win here naisi both goals coming in the final ten minutes atalanta now just three points behind third place in someone with four games left in the season who denies and meanwhile just four points above the relegation zone. the ivory coast will be without eric by for the africa cup of nations in egypt that kicks off in june and softer the defender injured his knee playing for manchester united the twenty five year olds taken off the field after collision with a chelsea player on sunday by playing all six games during the ivory coast's victorious campaign in twenty fifty. now a goalkeeper in bolivia had a bit of
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a scare during a premier division match and your vaca the number one for believe inside the strongest was targeted by rival fans with firecrackers near the end of the game against wilson i was able to carry on playing in this team held on so when it's one more kevin durant's has put in another big performance for the golden state warriors in the n.b.a. playoffs the champion's winning the opening game of the second round series against the houston rockets to run forward his fifty point display against the clippers a few days ago by scoring thirty five steph curry also making a big contribution his three points are opening a five point lead in the final minutes the warriors hanging on in oakland final score one of four hundred looking to win a third straight championship now just a month out from the cricket world cup host in one of x. one of their big names alex hales hales is serving a three week ban after testing positive for a non performance enhancing drug hales was previously sanction for his part in
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a street brawl involving england say make ben stokes back in twenty seven scene and one of libya's best loved horseracing events house returned to the city of benghazi the breeder's cup had been suspended for eight years due to security concerns but organizers say control of the city by the libyan national army has allowed it to go ahead again around twenty nine thousand dollars in prize money into the winners at saturday's events clearly bigger need to have a good track and a good field for there to be more horses a bit more than what we have now in this session there are only three there should be ten. people migrated from the farms and many horses were harmed causing activities to cease but the city of benghazi has now become one of the safest and most secure cities in libya ok that is always full for now more later. more than one hundred twenty seven million people are eligible to vote in this round of india's seven phase election polls are open throughout the indian administered
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kashmir al jazeera spoke to a cartoonist who described how his work reflects the region's instability hopes the elections will lead to improvements in daily life and a brighter turn to his work. my limbs my legs i'm thirty one i'm from kashmir and i'm a graphic novelist think of spending so much of time with my parents especially with my father i wanted to imitate his drawings he would draw all these traditional embroidery more tips on paper. and i would get sort of. trying to god be his pictures and. and i would forget what was happening outside i remember. being fearful of my father being taken by by the armed forces for these. identification. but this drawing and helping my father was was was the best time of my
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childhood but i step outside the home still today. that's two of that fear is still there and. now i fear for my nephews and my nieces and my friends when i talk about my stories when i write my stories. i want to why showing people as just numbers. you know i just wanted to show people the way they are in their real lives someone's friend someone's relate to and something like that so that so that people relate to them and the stacks of visual of the cinematic experience i think it's very effective in terms of. speaking about both of the expedience lives. and creating a device where people gather relate to your life. see see see distribution
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differently not just as a dispute but as us as a humanitarian problem as well i hope the situation changes and i don't know how to draw these documents walls and did scott blew a normal life but that's obviously a team well and that is our news hour more news see in a couple of. radicalism is on the rise across the globe and we're told it's every west we're told we're supposed to be suspicious of everybody and everything but our government policies
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aimed at tackling radicalization in fact pushing youngsters to the fringes of society and the impact is huge i don't know there's only so much we can try before you say ok that's me rethinking radicalization of the radicalized youth syrians on al-jazeera the growing up in the united states i learned that the first amendment is really key to being a good thing freedom of the challenge is going to be. managed well and the resources that are available what makes an al-jazeera story is that we just don't tell you what the subject of the story wants to know the government is not going to do the one thing the demonstrators want to apologize for that's what al-jazeera does we ask the questions so that we can get closer to the truth. free education for all was the promise the reality provoked a generation. to drugs enough blood to want to sit on the dock how
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a protest over education feeds. morphed into a national revolt it's their job and yet he's done. everything must for. the witness documentary on al-jazeera. sudan's protest leaders say the military is trying to break up their city and we'll have a live update from khartoum. on has i'm sick of this is as you see it our live from doha also coming up spain's
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socialist party begins talks to form a new government a day after falling short of a majority in a snap election. libya's u.n. recognized government calls in reinforcements as war after out advances on the capital. a rare meeting of elders for peace in afghanistan but major players in the conflict stay away. sudan's main protest group has accused military rulers of trying to break up a sit in in the capital hard to that's where protesters have been gathering to demand an immediate handover to civilian rule the military toppled longtime president bashir three weeks ago but they've been under increasing pressure to give up power morgan is live for us now in the capital hard to hear but what are you hearing about that city. well has him we went to the sets and
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after we heard from the process organizers and the city's professional association led the military to remove the barricades and break the sets in and we spoke to protesters there including the people who guard the border the checkpoints and the barricades and they said that what happened was that a military truck carrying soldiers came to one of the checkpoints and try to remove the barricades and that the protesters stopped them from doing that and forced them to put back the steel rods that form part of the barricade now this all started because the military council has issued an issued a warning that they will remove any blockade and any barricade from the main roads to try to make sure life to make sure to make life in the how to resume back normally initially said that there was an agreement between the opposition coalition and the military council that most of the roads and the real ways that are blocked by protesters who are sitting in front of the army headquarters will be opened now the opposition coalition said that is not true there is no agreement and
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it has called on protesters to continue with their sets in and to not open any roads and till there is a civilian government in place protesters have been in front of the army headquarters for four weeks now and they're waiting for the transitional government to be formed a civilian transitional government not one that is run by the military. and of course this this all happened after the latest talks between military leaders and the protest leaders and different versions of the success of those talks. yes indeed the spokesman for the military council came out and said he was very optimistic and that talks went well but that was not the statement that came from the sudanese professional association and the opposition coalition they said that they were not able to reach a deal on saturday they had agreed on a joint military civilian transitional government but how that government should look like is something that the two sides could not agree upon and the military council wanted to be a military transitional government with civilian representation and the coalition
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wanted to be a civilian government with military representation each have offered different numbers in terms of representation so the two sides have not yet agreed on how that government should look like they did say they agreed on the constitutional declaration something they said will be a guideline for how the two sides would deal with each other how the military council will deal with the transitional government and the rules and functions of not just the transitional government but a legislative assembly but still has in the two sides are not closer to forming a transitional government than their war and president bashir was ousted three weeks ago thank you here morgan in hard to there's been heavy fighting in southern tripoli as forces loyal to walter leave for after to keep up their attack on the libyan capital have thoughts fighters have advanced and taken control of areas near the international airport the tripoli based government recognized by the united nations says it is bringing in reinforcements to repel the attack would have to go ahead has more from tripoli. forces loyal to the lord have to have advanced
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towards. neighborhood that's about fifteen kilometers away from tripoli city center and eyewitnesses in al sadr and locals there say that they have seen have to his forces engaging against the forces loyal to the u.n. the recognized government of national accord in the streets and inside the densely populated areas namely in a neighborhood on the southern part of the libyan capital we know that during the past two weeks have to his forces have been losing ground and the government of national called forces have been pushing have to the forces back beyond tripoli in active international airport have his forces after the last ground the intensified air strikes specially night air strike this situation remains very tense especially for civilians living in the nearby fighting areas and the government forces
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say that they are receiving more troops to push have to his forces back to their old locations they also say that the are able to push have to his forces back beyond their administrative borders of the capital tripoli turkey's president is backing at libya's u.n. recognized government in its fight against hafter wretched time calling his advance on tripoli a plot against the libyan people according to the world health organization the battle for tripoli has killed at least three hundred forty five people including twenty two civilians. has been a surge in cholera cases in war torn yemen this year the u.n. has asked for four billion dollars in emergency aid but only a small portion of it's been received to countries fighting in yemen civil war alongside the government have also pledged funds but saudi arabia and the u.a.e.
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have delivered partially our diplomatic editor james bays reports. yemen remains the most difficult humanitarian situation on earth and things are getting worse not better cholera cases are on the rise this year so far about a quarter of a million new cases more than double the number in the same period of twenty eighteen and despite the un's repeated calls for funding only a small proportion of the four billion dollars for urgent humanitarian aid has been received in previous years the top donors have been the two main members of the coalition that continues to bomb the controlled areas saudi arabia and the united arab emirates they have both pledged money again but this time they're not giving it all at once instead they're paying in installments effectively drip feeding their funds in the past they've given you big upfront payments my understanding now is they're giving you money but in smaller amount well the king of saudi arabia and
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me. have pledged between one point five billion dollars for us for this year and my message to them terry one else is it would be really helpful if money could be paid as soon as possible james and that's all he wanted to say this remains an extremely sensitive issue for the u.n. of course yemen's humanitarian crisis won't be solved until there's a political agreement a shaky cease fire holds in the key port city where data but a deal done at the end of last year to reposition forces there has still not come into effect and the wider political settlement seems a long way off james broke out his era of the united nations. the suspected leader of eyesores appeared in a video for the first time in five years in it. he talks about the battle of but who's in syria which ended in march at the end in order messages added mentioning
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the attacks in sri lanka al jazeera cannot confirm the authenticity of the video or where it was filmed char strafford has more from. certainly according to isis media when this video proves that al baghdadi is still alive and according to analysts that have seen it shows that he is trying to take credit for various terror attacks that have happened in the middle east and around the world in recent times analysts also saying that it shows he could well be on some sort of recruitment drive he focuses very much on praising onshore fighters that try to defend what was described as the last on klav on the syrian side of the iraqi border eisel being defeated in march and very interestingly around thirty minutes into the video after it finishes an oreo recording which i saw media wing says is al baghdadi speaking
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you can hear him taking credit for those attacks as a rickety tax we saw in sri lanka on easter sunday in which two hundred fifty people and hundreds of others two hundred fifty people killed and hundreds of others were injured baghdadi saying that those attacks were in revenge for isis defeats in part a good news let's not forget that i saw once control the territory across iraq and syria roughly the size of jordan it's fair to say that they have suffered a huge territorial defeat in their endeavors in this region but certainly this video you could say shows that the ideological battle being led by this man is very much still on and it's fair to say that analysts intelligence services and governments around the world will be looking very closely at this video to try and get some sort of idea where baghdadi is because of course
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the u.s. has. a reward for his capture dead or alive of twenty five million dollars so if indeed. huge significance considering we haven't seen him there for almost five years. celebrations are over now the hard work begins for spain's socialist party that won the election but lacks the votes to govern on its own the party of prime minister pedro sanchez will need to build a coalition but one of the could take back or take weeks and there's no guarantee of success on the day that has more from madrid. now that the elections are over of course the burrs and now comes upon the socialist try and formulate a way of governing they say they want to go in with a minority government they may have to consider going into coalition with various political parties nominally one of the center right citizens party or perhaps
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a coalition of hard left and regional parties that's right the bit tricky for them because there will be some pro quo in exchange for this and that may not necessarily be the most popular option however one of the socialist ministers him out on monday saying that they needed to have dialogue seeing as the form of policy the policies of the former government didn't seem to work before and only increase the hostility between madrid and barcelona however also there is the presence of the far right folks party now in government they only have twenty four seats out of three hundred fifty however they could be big disruptors and could drive debates along issues of national unity and regional powers still ahead on the spot checks on heightened security to look at the new normal in sri lanka following the easter sunday attacks last. confident with the change will be one of the safest airplanes
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ever to fly bys boss issues investors after major airlines ground seven three seven seven three seven max following two crashes within months. hello ghana welcome back well across china we are looking at some very rainy conditions over the next few days particularly across the east and also into the south well things are going to get better by wednesday but until then we're going to be seeing quite a bit of active weather and that could lead to some localized flooding so for joe rainey conditions there thunderstorms also a potential hong kong the rain is going to continue not only for tuesday but also into wednesday the north does get better and cooler temperatures we do expect for shanghai with winds coming north at twenty four degrees well across the macho we did see some very heavy flooding that led to deadly conditions across much of the
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area the conditions are now improving you can see some drying that's going on over the next few days the forecast map does look like this clearing across much of the region a little bit wetter up here towards singapore as well as kuala lumpur temps are there of thirty two degrees in the ring rainy few days it will be quite cloudy with a temperature of call of poor rising to about thirty four degrees and here in the bamberg all we are going to be watching a cycle of developing and that cyclon is making its way towards the northwest we are seeing clouds already for sri lanka and the clouds will also develop as we go towards tuesday and into wednesday along the coastal areas of india up towards the north though it is going to be quite warm for net per attempt to there of forty four with a temper of thirty six. with a sponsored by countdown. a climb to stein world of illegal trade what you have here is not just argue much gold object you're talking about a political dimension where the spoils of will smuggled and sold to action houses
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and private collectors. are selling an artist that is where this is the beheadings and misuse in the middle east. that's one quick solution trafficking on al-jazeera. again you're watching i just need a reminder of our top stories this hour sudan's main protest group has accused the military rulers of trying to break up a sit in outside the army headquarters in the capital of twelve protesters have been gathering to get him on any media to hand over to civilian. the suspected
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leader of iso has appeared in a video for the first time in five years in it i will back it about that he talks about the battle of lose in syria that ended in march with the defeat of i saw fighters. libya's u.n. recognized government is sending reinforcements to southern tripoli to stop the advance of forces loyal to war police after towards the capital his fighters have taken control of areas near the airport. now turkey says a man held on suspicion of spying for the united arab emirates has killed himself in prison zacky and has sent another suspect were charged earlier this month they were accused of monitoring arab citizens on behalf of the u.a.e. police were also investigating possible links to the murder of saudi journalist. c.n.n. consoler who has more from istanbul. palestinian nationalism was arrested by the turkish police with one of his friends and the turkish police said that they have confessed to have been spying on be helpful the united states and turkey for
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a while the address to happened after following a couple of months of technical surveillance by the turkish intelligence on those people intelligence followed those two are out nationals for a couple of months and when they contacted a suspect who's name is investigation file of murder intelligence warned the turkish police and they arrested those two people according to the security sources and uncle rod they believe that. between turkey and egypt turkey and u.a.e. and turkey and saudi arabia have been strained mainly following the military coup in egypt in two thousand and thirteen those three countries have lost their intelligence gathering capacity and tricky and that's why and now they are trying to. build up and maybe intelligence work and this is what the turkish security believe right now and that's why they say they think that the united arab
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emirates is using other our nationals. inside truth to you what we have learned so far is that these people who were here to follow up with what nationals what they are doing how they are living mainly muslim brotherhood members who have many in most of whom have moved to turkey following the military coup in egypt in two thousand and thirteen and a press statement. today suggested that. the who has killed himself on sunday in his solitary confinement was found by the warden. early morning hours. he hanged himself in the door using his clothes right now an investigation is under way and. an autopsy on his body has been done a sri lanka has a new defense minister the appointment part of the government's overhaul of the intelligence and security services the president has also appointed
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a new acting police chief what the current chief has refused to step down he's been accused of failing to act on warnings that suicide bombers would target churches asriel lanka's try to get their lives back to normal following the easter sunday bombings they're also having to adjust to living under an increased security presence now fernandez reports from colombo waiting for business these vegetable sellers in a columbus suburb are hoping things will return to normal soon a lot of the early the eleven of them and there's no one on the road we're usually here to late night and finish our goods but today we have only brought less than one tenth of our usual stock. security remains tight after last week's coordinated bombing attacks and it's not just the police and security forces this shopping mall has started checking all visitors but for sri lankans who lived through a civil war that lasted twenty six years the new measures while inconvenient are
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necessary i'm not scared at all this is a kind of a bond we are not scared. we'll be good for the security forces they will do that is there something in our hearts you know of what happened last week but then yeah we have to step we have to make a living we have to survive. the schools and universities have been disrupted closed for two weeks but these kids don't seem too concerned. a recent government ban on any form of face covering that he knows the identification of individuals so a number of muslim women step up without their veils as sri lankans adjust to the security situation many are getting angry at what led to it more resources and the person. you nor the government the government is run by president. prime minister be promising so.
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much more than he. did result he says is a debilitating and demoralized security system and now sri lankans must deal with increased security spots and greater restrictions on monday though they dealt with traffic jams for the first time it over a week back at the market traders are hoping for better days fernandez. of the afghan government has convened a council of more than three thousand afghan leaders to discuss a future with the taliban as political promise of the taliban is deeply suspicious of both organizations and neither they nor the opposition of their ballots reports from kabul. in afghanistan the president cannot drive to his own peace summit by road for security reasons so are ashraf ghani had to fly the seven kilometers to
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the loya jirga in kabul with a convoy of russian in my seventeen waiting for him more than three thousand afghan leaders and. they're here to decide what the risks benefits and priorities are should the government get to negotiate with the taliban but why are we doing a consultative peace jirga because you more than three thousand delegates not my high ranking official sitting here represent the nation and will determine the limit and framework for the talks with the taliban as gandhi spoke chief executive it looked on but from a giant poster afghanistan second highest ranking official did not a teemed saying he didn't think it would be productive former president hamid karzai and the head of the high peace council also boycott of the event critics say garny is using the jirga to campaign in her presidential elections scheduled for september there's a wide concerned president is using this for. us
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a tool for his presidential campaign and his speech today. there were subtle messages some quite obvious where he want to if you were speaking about the. two thousand and nine he being the president and what these people don't care about national politics the here representing the districts they're very tribes and religions thirty percent a woman all eager to be at the forefront of defining peace in afghanistan. that everyone afghanistan from a young baby to an old piece and this week even if we achieve a little it will still be a lot for us the taliban does not a purse and a statement they said this is assured by the u.s. jeopardizes the peace process and is disrespectful to the history of the event although the taliban doesn't recognize the afghan government the group will have to negotiate with it once the peace talks proceed and on to the loya jirgah decides.
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a course of us president says a permanent agreement on his country's relations with serbia will not be. possible without the involvement of the us. she made the comment to the balkan summit organized by germany and france he went on to say that the e.u. was too weak to stand a go she ations between the two nations kosovo declared independence from serbia in two thousand and eight after years of conflict belgrade has never recognized kosovo sovereignty u.s. president donald trump's deputy attorney general rosenstein has resigned he had appointed special counsel robert muller to investigate links between russia and the trump presidential campaign he said his resignation letter to president trump and will leave his post by may eleventh mike hanna has more from washington. rod rosenstein resignation was not unexpected he'd always said that he wanted to leave
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after the report was released he was the person who supervised that report after the then attorney general jeff sessions recused himself from the investigation rosenstein says that he will be handing over office on may the eleventh his successor has already been nominated by president trump that's jeffrey rosen a deputy secretary in the transportation department but rosenstein very much a tumultuous two years his relationship with president trump very much up and down in the miller report there are several mentions of the fact that president trump wanted to fire him on a number of occasions something congress saw rosenstein as forming a bulldog between president trump and the miller investigation others in congress particularly democrats were angered death his apparent ability to funnel information to some republicans during that investigation and most importantly many democrats in congress were angered at the fact that he stood behind williams barr
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the day that the report was released by his presence backing up william bars very interesting interpretation of what the documents said and interpretation which democratic members of congress absolutely rejected out of hand and are still trying to get william barr to come before congress to speak about his interpretation of the report or boeing has held its first annual shareholders meeting since two of its seventy three secs met aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people the company insists the updated model which it hopes to recertify in the next month will be one of the safest planes ever to fly john hendren reports. after two fatal crashes boeing is embattled chief executive is focused on correcting the company's trajectory at the first shareholder meeting since those ill fated flights dennis miller lindbergh offered the latest in
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a series of apologies all of us at boeing are deeply sorry for the loss of life and we feel the immense gravity of these events and we recognize the devastation to the families and friends the loved loved ones who have perished boeing is struggling to recover its reputation for safety after two of the company's bestselling new seven thirty seven max planes went down killing three hundred forty six people. that has led to some critical questions have you considered resigning. the company says the grounding of that model will cost boeing one billion dollars this year and that doesn't include the nearly three dozen lawsuits from lion air and the families of those who were killed. what compels boeing's problems is the fact that an alert that might have helped avoid those two crashes was not activated in those two planes the alert would tell the pilot if two different sensors disagree about the
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plane's so-called angle of attack that was considered optional and was not activated in those two planes boeing says it will be considered standard equipment and activated in all future seven thirty seven max planes boeing hopes to have the seven thirty seven max ri approved by the us federal aviation administration by late may many carriers including southwest an american airlines have postponed all flights to mid august on what was boeing's best selling jet that leaves passengers to rearrange trips during the busy summer travel season in terms of the ability of the company to weather the storm i don't really think that's in question this might cost billions of dollars but at the end of the day the company had a profit of about ten billion last year they'll be able to survive just fine shareholders meeting near the company's headquarters in chicago might be ready to move on with the open question is whether passengers will be willing to climb back on a plane with such a troubled history john hendren al-jazeera chicago. the u.n.
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and international experts are calling it drug resistant illnesses one of the greatest health threats the world is facing a four to seven hundred thousand people die every year because of diseases that can no longer be treated with certain drugs and over the next three decades the u.n. predicts these illnesses could kill as many as ten million people a year report says this impending health emergency will hit the global economy as badly as the two thousand and eight financial crisis and it will likely force up to twenty four million people into extreme poverty hale get out who is head of the un is coordinating group on anti micro bile resistance he says the time to act is now . until microbial raises tons problem yes it is known but it is not yet to get pensions out the truth deserve this report impossible is that it is a crisis and a crisis that is bringing our gain over the last century on human
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hull's animal holes into our threescore and this is high time to act if we don't act we will end up in having serious and catastrophic consequences in a generation this is a scores to buy partridge and send microbes bacteria viruses that we would have treated with valuable medicines and would not have been resistant or you know resist. and pathogens when there is over use or where there is misuse of this medicines bacteria and the partridge ns will get i just it was to double or praise the stance and treatment and infections out would have been treatable would not be treatable using these medicines again.
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all right let's get around that now the top stories sudan's main protest group has accused the military leaders of trying to break up a sit in in the capital hard to that's where protesters have been gathering to demand an immediate handover to civilian rule the military toppled longtime president on one of bashir three weeks ago over the weekend protest leaders and the military formed a joint council that will run the country until the election can be held suspected leader of iso has appeared in a video for the first time in five years in it i will bet about that he talks about the battle of by who's in syria that ended in march with the defeat of i saw fighters. libya's un recognized government is sending reinforcements into southern cheerfully to stop the advance of forces loyal to warlord khalifa haftar towards the capital after its fighters have taken control of areas near the airport sri lanka has a new defense minister the appointment part of the government's overhaul of the intelligence and security services the president has also appointed
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a new acting police chief but the current chief has refused to step down he's been accused of failing to act on warnings the suicide bombers would target churches u.s. president deputy attorney general rosenstein has resigned he had appointed special counsel to investigate links between russia and the presidential campaign and his resignation letter to president champion will leave his post by may eleventh boeing has held its first annual shareholders meeting since two of its max seven three seven aircraft crashed within five months killing nearly three hundred fifty people the company hopes to reintroduce the model with improvements next month it says the plane will be one of the safest to fly kosovo's president says a permanent agreement on his country's relations with serbia will not be possible without the involvement of the us made the comment to the balkan summit organized by germany and france he went on to say the e.u. was too weak to stand
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a goshi ations between the two nations those are the headlines we're back in half an hour right now inside story on al-jazeera. it's a pressure iran has made before but this time the stakes are higher the u.s. strangling iran's oil exports teheran's threatening to shut off the strait of hormuz one of the world's most important shipping lines but one of the consequences not just for iran but the region and the global oil markets this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to inside story i'm kemal santa maria when you think of important waterways in the world you probably think of places like the sewers or the panama canal is vital manmade shipping lanes which transformed global trade but perhaps just as important is the strait of hormuz a choke point as it's known through which twenty percent of the world's oil is carried by tank is now the united states decision to impose further economic sanctions on iran has prompted threats from teheran to close this strategic waterway in today's washington will end all the waivers granted to eight countries including the likes of china and india that import iranian oil the u.s. government says it's part of its maximum pressure campaign to stop iran from destabilizing the region so how iran's top general has responded he said we don't
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want to close the strait of hormuz but if the hostility of enemies increases we will be able to do so also if our oil does not go through the strait other countries oil will certainly not cross the strait either. so let's have a look at the significance of the strait in some detail because while iran presents itself as a gatekeeper if you like there are a lot more players involved the strait of hormuz is the only sea route in and out of the gulf that tells you immediately why it is so important and if we zoom in down there and actually place a a ruler over the top of it using the tip of the united arab emirates as a starting point you'll see that in any direction it's certainly nothing more than one hundred kilometers before you hit land be at the iranian mainland there or one of these islands over here now in this case fifty six kilometers of water sounds like a decent amount of space but the actual shipping lanes are only three kilometers wide in each direction and it was in the first half of twenty eighteen in fact that seventeen point four million barrels of oil a day went through those lanes around
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a fifth of the world's oil consumption coming from places like iran obviously but up here in iraq and in kuwait as well further down you've got cutter of course which is the largest exporter of l.n.g. liquefied natural gas in the world its exporters have to go through the straits as well you go down into the united arab emirates into dubai and here you've got jebel ali the largest port in the middle east which handles up to nineteen and a half million shipping containers a year they all go through the strait of hormuz and don't forget as well if we come further west again based here in bahrain in this little bay here you've got the u.s. fifth fleet america's naval presence in the gulf which can be deployed in the case of any heightened tensions. i so let's introduce our panel today starting in tehran with mohamed islam who is a political research or and columnist in london minutiae tacky and independent oil
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and energy consultant and on skype from lancaster in the u.k. it is simon mobile and senior lecturer in international studies at and i guess the university gentleman thank you time welcome to inside story mohammed islam i'm going to start with you in tehran and i do want to start out by pointing out that this is not a new threat iran has made the threat before most notably i think it was two thousand and eight and two thousand and twelve as well in your view what is different this time what makes it more crucial more important or as i said at the start of the show the stakes being higher look at first i want to mention there it is not only in politics where it is also an experience for iran because the iranian government has the experience of putting some restriction on controlling to a certain form is doing to iran iraq war in one thousand nine hundred s. so this time by as the as a consequence of u.s. policy and quitting. iranian government is thinking
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about this decision as a means of. i mean. i think sending the message to it it to do now to states that this is this time it would be really different for rangers but it's a provocative move in it and a retaliatory move as well i wonder about what it really achieves other than showing iran's strength and iran's importance in the region what does it really achieve no one no one really wins out of it not in the region they don't. ok you know it would not be for sure it would not be the first step by the iranian government it would be the second step. after. any attempt by the united states if the united states could not achieve their goal through. put export through zero day reign and would not close the door close the
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gateway but if they are really serious and putting restrictions on your own export it would be the next step the second a sufferings so do you as a not want to close the gate. and get some and move on that's bring you into the conversation now first of all your thoughts on whether this actually could happen this time as we've discussed already it's happened before it's been threatened in more recent history this time around. i think that if we look over over history recent history and less recent history we know that iran does this when it feels like it's being backed into a corner when it feels like it has very little other alternatives as a means of articulating its position as a show of strength so given that and looking at history it seems unlikely that iran would do that this time but of course we can never say never we've got an increasingly biliteral into an increasingly and to raney and president in the white
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house and that has had an impact i think it has pushed iran to the margins it has pushed iran from from the center of regional politics and it's created a sort of isolationist sentiment so things have changed the context has changed but i think that the outcome of whether iran will close the straits i can't see it happening to be honest but that doesn't rule it out just on a. sort of a mechanic side of things and maybe i might have to ask one of our other guests as well but how can we we keep using this phrase iran would close the strait of hormuz how do you close the strait of hormuz out here will basically that. there's a number of different ways and and i think it depends on how seriously the iranians wanted to close it and the most obvious is perhaps mining the strait putting ring seaborne mines that would obviously have a pretty damaging impact if any of the large freighters were to were to hit it less obvious perhaps would be to have boats patrolling the straits potentially shooting
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and shooting some type of torpedo or weaponry at at these freighters if iran was serious about closing or now there's a deterrent dimension i guess to to any closure efforts the language is a deterrent but then if iran was to actually go ahead and close it you have different different type policies of closure i guess depending on how serious around wasn't depending on what iran wanted to achieve from disclosure just before i bring in miniature tack in just stay there for a minute i just want to ask mohamed in tehran quickly your thoughts quickly on on how you think iran would actually enact this if it did you know for iran it is not required to close all the gateway as a mentioned when we see the experience of iran during the your honor of war they didn't close the whole this rate of hormuz was they put some restrictions for the tankers to quest to spread so i don't think that iran would have any plan
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to close the gateway in a moment's thought because you know after all iran would think about their plan to reopen the strait so. if they iran would be in a point to really put recession under straight or foremost to davao not close it at in a moment. well we should talk in london is our oil expert let's bring him in this is central obviously the effect on the oil markets. already there are a number of countries who will stop receiving iranian oil the united states says it will be fine will keep the market supplied they'll be no gap do you agree with that or is that just the almost the symbolic nature of something like this potentially happening which is enough to spook the markets well the united states is playing there willy is this pseudo only superpower in the world so it can say and do at
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least things for isn't from what he can do you says whatever but in practice you know only an oil exports have not seen as in the past in two thousand and eight and twelve and so on prison ahmadinejad at that time there was sanctions by either a p n's and united nations as well as the united states and you didn't manage to export its oil about a million and million and a half for ways and means so it would be the same thing this time plus the fact that the europeans have not put sanctions on iran mind you with their oil companies you look at oil companies again because of this strong arm twisting by you know it's the states there are reader free to purchase iranian oil although their governments tell the european government tell them go ahead and do but they are afraid because united states might put. pressure on them or would not allow him to stop their operations in the united states and so on and it's really not going to
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fix they don't want isn't that a deal but i don't think it will set a yes go ahead so your question was yes isn't that the differences on that the u.s. is undeniably putting more pressure on on the oil markets on the oil exports and sort of that there's a threat in the background as well that oh well we'll see what happens here and we might have to do more and who knows what more is after that. well it is this is a political question that the world and the european union which is telling its oil companies go ahead and do not listen to the united states threaten threats because you are doing illegal trade buying oil from iran but they are afraid of doing it it depends on how far this political pressure from the u.s. and there is distance in europe would go and then we should also be realistic that other countries india china and others who do import iranian oil south korea
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are very much and they would observe the united states pressure much more lenient deal more quickly and but one would think that maybe china and india and others might resist and their existence would depend on other trades that they are having with iran and the negotiations that they have all the time now in the united states and chinese international trade negotiation they might use it on as a point given take so bay all given that this is all political question on that and i'm no expert on politics but i think that these countries will come out of their way as they are doing behind the scenes diplomatically and protesting they are protesting to the united states to india and that look we have these refineries the we need oil and we have had our refineries designed for iranian crude in madras refinery here and there for decades now you want us to change it will be costly for us etc etc it is that political pressure that they want to stand against
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a us many germans on this issue which i'm no expert but i think they will go out and start for testing and may want to listen just condi and commit the the chinese on one side as well. and that is the you know the president sean wants to have the price of oil to be cheap yeah because the petrol and gasoline in. united states beaches so that the he would be remain popular here of course if the price goes up internationally there is a domestic prices would also go up it is his doing he says of telling opec to produce more and i'm not sure that in spite of the strong arm and the good relations between saudi arabia the united states and saudi arabia would close and in the distant images that you see in the let's you know i'm going to jump in marilyn are deterministic i want to bring in simon at the point because as you pointed out i mean you're our oil expert simon is our international relations expert and maybe you can expand
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a bit more on what men are saying that because they made a really good point that this goes well beyond the region all those countries are listed earlier on and kuwait and qatar and all of this it all those customers which iran had how do you feel they will react when i stand up for iran what they insert themselves into this what is essentially a us iran battle but i think what we've got to do is contextualize each and every one of these relationships so not only do we need to look at the relationship that iran has with india with russia with the with china with south korea etc but we also have to look at those relationships with the united states so india's relationship with the u.s. china's relationship etc and it's those relationships the nature of those relationships and the quality of them the strength of them if you will that will determine the extent to which those states will push back against any u.s. efforts to to try and create a position vision of iraq and so if there is some type of friction enough in that
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relationship say the the indian position modi's position with regard to the u.s. isn't quite on the same page of trump that it could well be that india pushes back and says no we will not do this we want to we want to continue with our infrastructural developments built on. around arabian oil and we don't want to be pushed around by the west and that's the same with all of that all of the states that iran is trading with they all have their own relationships not only with iran but with the u.s. and other states as well so we need to look at me to contextualize each of these relationships and by doing that we've been are able to see vieques don't to which those states might push back against the u.s. gosh it's really complex isn't it i want to bring things back to iran a little bit let's do this with mohammed in teheran i want to get a feel from you of the iranian people what they think about all of this because we characterize it as a battle between two governments but in the end it would be the iranian people who
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would feel the effects now let's play this out here let's say that iran takes some sort of action it retaliates it closes the straits of hormuz tell us about the effect on iran the iranian people the iranian economy ok first of all let me say something else for iranian mindsets closing to sort of foremost it is not an instrument in terms of economy for power thieves it is their reaction to a kind of community earthwards by some powers in the region both are electing to be v i mean do you really think netanyahu in israel and. amount of support from donald trump for netanyahu and also some signs in saudi arabia iranian government. talking about closing this sort of hormones may be a response to some serious of targeting iran attacking iran. by by some
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people by some garment into a region with the support of the united states so for the iranian people it's also the same you know that we're not in states government puts his name and a list of terrorist groups also like this but at the same time we saw a lot of the iranian oppositions i mean political to the governments they were supporting r.g.c. it was really interesting that lots of them some of them are also some of the who are even now in the jane but they have tweeted in support of i.r.g.c. and they said that this is a national army and united states cannot put in national army in elease thoughts or scope something back and so i think if the americans change the situation in a way that the iranian government would practically think about closing the gateway it will have the support from the iranian people because trump showed to data does
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not also only twitting to governments. also miss a pompous secretary of state often and say said that sanctions would have negative effects on the a life of ordinary people it means that we are putting sanctions also on the iranian people or people do you know concern in the situation they do in the end do you have concerns about any confrontation the potential for confrontation regardless of what action iran takes you made the very good point that the i.r.g.c. the iranian revolutionary guard has been designated a terrorist organization by the united states as i pointed out you've got the fifth fleet there as well it seems that there's you know there's almost a platform there for there to be problems in the gulf itself in the in the waters of the gulf. yeah you know by a by the means of as a council of this decision their risk of some kind of military confrontation is now
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hard and it is because of the u.s. decision so yes it is real practical fracture if you put the army off the one which is controlling to sort of forms you can i should i should mention that the assert of formers is under the control of r j c navy not did not a national army so. any confrontation between do as possible. military persons and. persons would be. a competition between two groups that are it is ignited as a terrorist group by all due to governments because you know that the iranian parliament also puts. american. officers here in the persian gulf as the tourist will come when you should talk and let's bring your economic mind back into this
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a lot of what we are discussing is all in hypotheticals of what could happen if the strait of hormuz was closed when iranian oil exports are banned completely but take me through the process of what you think could happen the effect on as i was asking mohamed the iranian economy but the gulf region as well which could be paralyzed by the straits being close and then the wider global oil markets as well. well the global role of arca the musing your own terminology will become. in there when we fall into a disarray as you mention the order of magnitude seven hundred eighteen million barrels per day or oil going into the international supply chain suddenly stopping and disappearing out of the hundred million or one thousand million barrels per day or in or out as the more important part of a sixty five million barrels per day traded or oil that is very significant nothing can replace it i have been reading that here and there is talk about the pipelines
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crossing across saudi arabia pipelines in the united arab emirates which go and bypass the strait of hormuz but the oldies for example maybe one hundred one point four one point three million barrels per day for in one case in saudi arabia going to yen would generate seaports are something like four and a half million barrels per day the capacity as in probably they what is available maybe have a three million barrels per day and the iraq pipeline going through turkey is not operational in mexico would be four hundred thousand but as per day so there is in fact no other way to get this or doubt and it is not replaceable the price the horde would shoot in the sky honestly it is not a thing that going can talk about it ok some oil sellers oil companies individuals and so on might profit on the short ten races but i think the whole economy in the old there's the threat of collapse there is for example in the international energy
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agency and they agency of the industrialized world they have a system in place for emergency rationing in case of destructions like this but that is limited and the plan emergency plan distribution and so on it is only for the industrial company in japan australia and europe and united states and canada and they generally priest say about ten twelve million barrels per day for about. months and then out of the strategic reserves out of the commercial visitors and then in the second month probably were laid on the third month with the fire in within six months there are strategic reserves can only give about one million two million barrels per day or two deers industrialized countries where as you have the rest of the world outside is this here of the far east there you see the country the united states all the developing countries asia latin america and africa and so on india there would be hungry for oil you know and there it is just unthinkable i
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can't really think of how it is we just shouldn't happen it can happen ok and you've led nicely to my final point as i just starting to run down the clock it strikes me that the three of you the four of us effectively have mapped it all out and presumably people in much higher positions than else have map this out to and yet we still seem to be stumbling toward some sort of confrontation or escalation simon live on what is the best way out of a situation like that given the u.s. really doesn't want to play ball doesn't want to negotiate what in your opinion is the way out diplomacy but then again i would say that being a director of a peace institute diplomacy seems to be the only way out of the types of issues but but this is what is happening this what we're seeing with this current crisis is a consequence of diplomatic channels being shut down and and all avenues for diplomatic dialogue and dialogue generally being shut down in the u.s. with regard to iran and as a consequence it's back to run into
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a position where it's it seems unable to actually facilitate any type of other movements than to the results of this type of defensive posturing now i don't think it will happen i think the state the stakes are too high for everyone involved and there will be some type of created diplomatic solution perhaps the omanis my to some type of mediator reroll or something like now. but this is what happens when you start to put the squeeze on the state and you start to attack the institutions of the state by prescribing them a terrorist entities and it really is a worrying situation when diplomatic avenues have been squeezed at this point and it creates a climate a climate where any kind of situation any type of action for an old matter of different actors could provoke something whether this is a desire it's consequence or not such heightened tensions mean that actions can be misconstrued means that certain things can be can become compostable elements
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stakes are incredibly high and it's been really interesting talking to the three of you about it mohamed a foreign minister thaksin and simon made on thank you for joining us and thank you as well for watching plenty more for you online this episode or other third out of the red dot com in the showbiz section we're on facebook at facebook dot com face a.j. inside story twitter is at a.j. inside story i'm come on a.j. if you want to tweet me directly thanks for joining us on canal santa maria and we will hold on to.
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