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to participate in these protests together with this reporters of the opposition go also insisted that he's organizing a series of rolling strikes that should start next week inside the country with the idea of reaching a general national strike in of in its wake so the opposition we see continues to consider that their only option is on the streets of the country to continue insisting with putting pressure so it will be very important to see after their failed. in the past few days to see how many people will indeed this show up and if they will manage this time through. to have peaceful demonstrations and also to convince more soldiers to to turn to their side and with all of this going on and sundra how significant the u.s. russian contacts right now want what sort of. influence could they have them on all
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of these cuban that day each supporting different sides in this. well they have been very important and they will continue to be possibly even more as this tail mates remains in place in this way that there's no doubt that what happened in this week shows that both sides of somewhat being weakened that might do it our side divisions are showing more visibly the military. intelligence service so this is obviously a problem for my daughter but the same is true that the opposition is having a lot of problems because it's unclear for how long it will be able to continue organizing these protests if people don't see that they bring real change or are able to break. this stalemate inside the country speaking to people close to
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both sides actually there is a growing sense that that this could be solved geo politically outside of the country maybe through a grain bargain between the u.s. and russia but we'll have to see how that where work out after next week's meeting between. all right for the moment asunder n.p.r. . still ahead on i just you know when we come back calls for britain's prime minister to step down grow louder after the main parties are hit by a break is it backlash in local elections. whatever that doing is not out of hate but the total extreme. released from prison ugandan rapper turned politician bobby wine tenets that just he'll fight on against a government he says is panicky. hello
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again we're here across along we are watching plenty of rain here across parts of turkey notice the weather system that is moving here across the area into the caspian that's going to bring a lot of rain across turkey but cool your rain is going to continue from saturday into sunday but down towards the self you're going to be seeing mostly cloudy conditions at least on saturday by the time we get to sunday though that system really begins to dissipate we're going to see and still more clouds but for tehran you may see a little bit of rain with the temps are there of twenty seven degrees well here across the gulf we have been dealing with the heat that's going to continue its been fairly dry but we do expect to see clouds pushing through now the problem is from saturday night into sunday we could also pick up a shower or two here in doha as that little system pushes across the gulf for abu dhabi here on saturday at thirty four degrees there by the time we get to sunday it is going to be about thirty five where across much of southern africa not much in
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terms of rain a lot of the rain has now moved up here towards the north we are picking up quite a few clouds down here towards the south though so for cape town mostly cloudy conditions a day team cause for durban as well but plenty of sun for johannesburg at twenty five degrees by the time we get to sunday though that temperature is going to be dropping down to about twenty two but over here towards many gas carol we are looking at almost wall to wall sunshine from north to south the temperature of twenty five.
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you're watching a reminder of our top stories this hour the most powerful sideline in twenty years as promised india's east coast category three cycling forney has killed at least three people flattened buildings and forced hundreds of thousands to leave their homes the white house says u.s. president donald trump and russia's vladimir putin have talked on the phone about a number of issues topics including the possibility of a new nuclear deal korean denuclearization and the political crisis in venezuela a special counsel investigation into russian interference in the twenty sixteen
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u.s. presidential election campaign was also mentioned. opposition leader is addressing reporters in caracas venezuela he called for more protests on the streets for saturday hours after president nicolas maduro appeared on t.v. alongside his top generals. for the u.s. government is ending waivers which had allowed eight countries to buy iranian oil china india and turkey and now face the prospect. give us sanctions if they don't stop crude imports from the islamic republic iranian oil sales have already fallen by hoff's since the us pulled out of the twenty fifty nuclear deal zain bus rami reports from tehran on what's next for iranian all. hours before more pressure from u.s. sanctions and welcomed an important guest the boss of opec his visit to an oil and gas exhibition a signal that iran remains an important member of at least one very powerful club of nations no mucha this
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a comes to us says we hope all of that but it has to get done what divides us but when the united states re imposed sanctions it granted waivers to some of iran's biggest customers ending those waivers and iran supply means prices at the pump are likely to rise to address suggestions by u.s. president donald trump that some opec members namely saudi arabia and the united arab emirates might increase production to make up for iranian oil not making it to market it's probably potentially more dangerous to the very existence or do it as a ship not to talk of it but does it with all of the. is. the morphs to divide this organization to song is seeds of discord. to the extent that. we are not able to sit down and took to see ships
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let alone implemented together needing to meet market demand has been an important part of how iran has kept selling oil and coped with us sanctions china turkey and iran have also said they cannot abide by unilateral american policies and will continue dealing with iran if pushed iran could obstruct shipping lanes in the strait of hormuz pull out of the twenty fifty nuclear deal and restart your brain human richmond none are things iranian leaders say they actually want to do but there is little doubt the country is hurting a crippled economy soaring prices runaway inflation iranians worry it could mean taxes going up and subsidies on fuel electricity and consumer goods going down last year this conference had even more buzz and even bigger exhibits and there was a little more excitement in the air about doing business but that was before the united states pulled out of the nuclear deal and really imposed sanctions but one russian chief executive said u.s.
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sanctions are exactly why russia wants to do even more business with iran and that's why they're here. so i guess you know we've you know it's for sure. it will be educational opportunity for russian companies because the reason many many years singer is we get very good relationships between iran as a country and russia as a country and so he union even by us and now is there is a good chance to start mutual cooperation between companies. for the business level under u.s. sanctions he says the kremlin has encouraged companies to seek out iranian business partners. characterizing sanctions as temporary complications but many iranians may say u.s. sanctions are not temporary enough and likely to be to more hardship zero zero to one. of steven rogers is a member of the donald trump for president advisory board he says president
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chomping is trying to stabilize the middle east by bringing iran to the negotiating table i believe the president has thought through the consequences i also believe that there is enough confidence with his administration that he will be able to settle the differences of opinion with china and with other countries that are somewhat resistant to his policy keep in mind that the president has made many many breakthroughs with foreign countries regarding the economy and economic policies so yes they have gotten through and let us not forget he is known as the great negotiator and he has fulfilled his reputation very well when i say succeeded in the goshi ations with foreign leaders i could certainly point to what he has done with our nato allies he got
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a lot of criticism and pushback with regard to his demands that the nato allies pay their fair share with regard to defense he certainly is working very well with other countries in reference to economic policies indeed there are issues that must be discussed but we're all looking for one thing at least i don't speak for the president but i know he's looking to bring stability to the region in the mideast and the way you bring stability is to bring iran to the table this is all about iran changing their behavior. in sudan friday protests have again been held in cities and towns to further the campaign for civilian protest leaders say military rulers are not serious about handing over power after their overthrow of president bashir two sides can't agree on who should be on a joint civilian military council to run the country. afghan president ashraf ghani
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has approved a series of recommendations for peace talks with the taliban that's after five days of debate by three thousand elders at their semblant jirga carney approved seeking an immediate cease fire and the withdrawal of u.s. troops and he's ordered the release of one hundred seventy five taliban prisoners shala ballasts reports from. afghanis force helicopters buzz the hooves of whist in kabul a sign the loya jirga was coming to an aide and the president ashraf ghani was about to arrive more than three thousand afghans meant to represent every sick tour of society ready to present him with the recommendations a guideline on how to negotiate for peace with the taliban i the loya jirga is a centuries old afghan tradition mean to decide issues of national importance this was the largest ever. after five days of debate delegates presented their
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requests to the president they included in traficant talks the withdrawal of foreign troops a political office in afghanistan for the taliban the release of prisoners by both sides and assisting six the immediate demand of the afghan people in urban and in the remote sparks that represent their. immediate cease fire. prolonged. danny had to decide whether to accept the recommendations as the government's position. that i know me i have heard your demands from the. these are not just recommendations this will be the roadmap for the afghan government. he addressed the taliban directly. juncker we have fought enough sometimes we have war and sometimes you have why sometimes you were defeated and sometimes we were the
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result is that most of our poor people are living in hell and they want peace president danny told the loya jirga that he has all of the release of one hundred seventy five taliban prisoners and that he will hand them over in a place of the taliban's choosing what the honor and dignity has called a transporting nature and hopes that the taliban reciprocate with a gesture of their own during the muslim holy month of ramadan but the taliban leadership is in qatar's capital doha meeting with u.s. negotiators they are close to finalizing an agreement on a foreign troop withdrawal and agreeing not to allow afghanistan to be used to launch attacks overseas the main sticking point is what to call the taliban its leaders are demanding it's known as the islamic emirate of afghanistan its name when it was in power in the ninety's the u.s. is refusing because that would undermine the current afghan government and taliban leaders have repeatedly said that only when they have a deal with the u.s. with a talk with president danny the recommendations of the afghan people that ballast
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al-jazeera kabul. in uganda bobby weiner's back home after three nights in prison the pop star turned politician was granted bail after arrest for incitement winds accused of encouraging an attack on the president's motorcade his supporters say the charges are made up we spoke to him earlier in camp all. we have gone to every legal avenue trying to get our freedom our we have petitioned the court we have gone to parliament and all the recently sions all the pronouncements of parliament have been disrespected are the times it's going to court our cases have not been hard and we have resolved resorted to another constitutional means of our airing our voices of dissatisfaction and that is protest because it is provided for in our constitution as particle twenty nine so whatever we are doing is within the know and even our protest against injustice against police brutality and against
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impunity is justified as probably no however the police and old security organs of continue to break the law and to crack down brutally on the peaceful citizens. now the first elections in england since bragg's it was delayed had delivered major shocks to britain's biggest political parties voters took out their anger on both the governing conservatives and the labor opposition within baba has the latest from london thank you everybody why did you resign. under pressure like never before to resume his conservative party was braced for a bad result in the local elections but it's fared worse than many predicted a vat in large part can be explained by frustrations over break suits i think there was a simple message from yesterday's elections to both ask and the labor party just get it all and deliver bricks it i
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dozens of people have shared photos of their spoiled ballots on social media most wrote messages demanding bricks it straight away although some ballot box protesters were anti bricks it labor has also struggled losing seats amid confusion over the opposition party's bricks at position leader jeremy corbett was putting a positive gloss on the results we always want to do better and that's why we're in politics for that's what weeks and simple we have in a campaign and continue the campaign to try and keep and bring people together in negotiations was great but also you pose a serious and put forward a plan with action feels with. the liberal and. if anyone's unambiguously happy it's the liberal democrats as one of the clearly anti bricks at parties along with the greens who also performed well the done better than they could have expected this a story across the country. you know the lib dems were it not for one point that we came back very very strongly were the big winners of the night the real litmus test
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nationally could come when the brics it policy the new policy headed by former ukip leader nigel for raj and the anti brics a change you can. field candidates in this month's european elections the prime minister and her party are in trouble and it could get worse because the brics it party and ukip will be out in force for the forthcoming european parliament elections but the labor party could also find itself licking its wounds once again as bricks it continues to cast a shadow over british politics that embargo al-jazeera. again and this is al-jazeera it's got a roundup of our top stories the most powerful cycling to hit india in twenty years as part of the east coast a category three cycling forney has killed at least three people flattened buildings and forced hundreds of thousands to leave their homes. people in
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mozambique are trying to rebuild their lives after the destruction caused by cyclon kenneth's some towns are dealing with a cholera outbreak after several cases were recorded in some hard hit areas a delivery has been slow to get to many because of the continuing bad weather the white house says u.s. president donald trump and russia's vladimir putin are talked on the phone about a number of issues topics included with the possibility of a new nuclear deal north korean d denuclearization and the political crisis in venezuela the venezuelan opposition leader one why don't call for more protests on the streets saturday he's been addressing reporters in caracas that's hours after president nicolas maduro appeared on t.v. alongside his top generals the u.s. sanctions waiver on eight major buyers of iranian oil has expired that includes china india and turkey who now face the prospect of u.s.
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sanctions if they continue to buy crude from iran. on the domestic front they are preparing their countrymen for things to get much more difficult the supreme leader speaking to teachers' union just the other day said that the country should be in battle mode should be battle ready because the enemy pointing to the united states is making moves that look like conflict oriented moves and so he told this group that everyone in the country needs to be ready for a war that may be coming in sudan friday protests have again been held in cities and towns to step up the campaign for civilian rule protests leaders complained military rulers are not serious about handing over power after the overthrow of president obama did by sheer. and uganda bobby wine is back home after three nights in prison the pop star turned politician granted bail after arrest for incitement
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he's accused of encouraging an attack on the president's motorcade is all to say it's made up those are the headlines inside stories next. trapped and hungry in libya as opposing armies battle for control of tripoli thousands of african refugees are in detention centers that they end up and as food and water runs out who's looking after them this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program i'm in wrong come on then to libya illegally from all over africa hoping it's a stepping stone to starting a new life in europe that many a cold on this is dangerous and stressful journey they sent to detention centers in the suburbs of tripoli and other cities but the u.n. recognize government in the capital in charge of the refugees is fighting for its life trying to stop a takeover by warlord holly. so the refugees are trapped in detention centers where conditions are worsening most of the centers are in the suburbs of tripoli and housing thousands some of the centers became the frontline of the war to seize tripoli at least two migrants were killed last month when have to his forces attacked the southern districts of the capital the un moved hundreds of refugees to safety with government leaders in tripoli focused on controlling the capital some refugees aren't receiving the basics they need to survive out there has been told food and water supplies are running low one center with some refugees going days
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without anything to eat. i. let's bring in our panel in geneva we have charlie yaxley he's a spokesman for the un refugee agency and storm all we have. is a libyan political analyst who was kidnapped in two thousand and seventeen by living gang and ended up in a government run detention facility and in brussels we have alberto knight hot he's a policy analyst at the european policy center who researches of migration issues welcome to you all i'd like to begin with because in istanbul it most of it a very harrowing experience being in one of those government run detention centers can you just give us a sense of what it was like. well it was certainly horrible being kidnapped as midnight and taken by an armed gang
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to a facility that also housed some. immigrants it was outside the government control at that time i suppose. until we managed to escape myself and two other prisoners so the conditions in the camp can you just give us an idea of what they were like then. i never got the. view of the of the camp only of the room we were it was a window. rule with no windows the walls were covered with wood mold and. dirt there were no facilities we the room was our bedroom our dining room and our bathroom as well until we escaped charley actually in geneva you worked for the un refugee agency conditions must have got worse since two thousand and seventeen when the solid because she was
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in about government detention facilities where they like natural well even before the recent clashes for some months u.n.h.c.r. were calling for no refugees and migrants rescued at sea to be returned to the senses and part of the reason for that was because when when violence flares up in tripoli what we've seen is the times of tension centers can be left dung guarded bit with refugees locked inside insufficient provisions of water and in general there's been widespread reports of human rights violations curing inside these detention centers and the situation is particularly bad for those in the unofficial detention centers many of which are run by traffickers and smugglers and what we see there is people then are a very high risk of being being tortured or even finding themselves sold into into
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slavery really dire conditions here and nobody should be returned to anywhere in libya at this time can you just give us an idea charlie about the tut the idea of the numbers we're talking about what kind of levels of what kind of numbers of people of. well in recent weeks we've been desperately trying to evacuate people out of detention centers particularly those that are close to the hostilities we've been able to do that to some extent with some degree of success but they've been moved from one detention center to another detention center where the risk there are risks that remain particularly if the hostilities spread right now we have around three thousand refugees and migrants who remain in detention centers inside tripoli and we're really in a race against time where urging the international community to come forward with humanitarian corridors resettlement places whatever it takes to get people out of
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the situation but i'm not hot in brussels you've researched by gratian length can you just tell us what are the driving factors that make people risk winding up in one of these government detention centers in the outskirts of tripoli. absolutely and this is a crucial element that often times it's no analyzed in the discussion because the focus is on so-called pull factors to europe what the situation in libya now shows is that. then persons who try to reach europe who are willing to put their lives in danger. do not try to reach europe because of the social benefits or their housing policies of the member states of the european union but because they are trying to escape a situation where they are subject to abuse torture where they face were
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or even death so in istanbul it's a very lucrative business for the militias and the criminal gangs the incorporate with each other is there a connection between the militias in libya and criminal gangs and all they cooperating with each other. well well that you know from previous experiences around the world you know that whenever. there is a problem like the refugees there will be militias and criminal gangs that try to make some money out of it and it's no different in libya the government of national accord faces a lot of problems. some of it is because of lack of international support some of it is because of the europeans and their conflicts around immigration policy and some of it is due to internal politics and the support for example of the
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immoralities and the egyptians and the saudis of general have to who refuses to recognize the government of national accord and attacks at an every in every which way he can the latest of which is an attack on the capital which makes the national government. unable to fulfill its obligations towards these emigrants and towards its own citizens. charlie in geneva there is a war going on in libya for the capital tripoli that must make your job incredibly difficult to try and the u.n. refugee agency job incredibly difficult trying get people out how what are the real problems you're facing when it comes to the battle. i mean in the last few weeks alone we've had around forty five thousand people inside tripoli become displaced many of them have gone to stay with families outside the city but there are many others who are being forced to take shelter inside the city they're using schools
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and other community infrastructure as makeshift displacement sites but these are really holy unsuitable to provide for the humanitarian needs that people have a me humanitarian organizations doing our best to provide food clean water health care and other relief items but it's extremely challenging we have to make the most of pauses in fighting to rush aids to people as soon as we can at the same time a teams a risking significant dangers in order to help people to get on planes to get them out of the detention senses in order to take part in these evacuation programs some of them we're taking to our gathering and departure facility but that's approaching its maximum capacity and will soon be full so really we're with really a race against time to get people the assistance they need to really more than anything we need to find a way to get people out as soon as possible tonight it's
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a race against time says charlie yaxley in geneva there is a security issue here for the european union isn't there's a real problem that the european union faces when it comes to dealing with this what could they be doing and what more should they be doing to try and solve this crisis. as it has been mentioned there is the possibility of setting up humanitarian corridors and we have seen in the in the past few days that some european states have established channels for the taint migrants to to rich europe about so fired these measures have been talk the solutions what we need is of course and more structured and more concerted approach to the situation in in libya what we also need is of course for those who
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in the future weeks and months will attempt to reach europe by crossing the media that onion see is. possibility for intervention by european ships in search and rescue operations at the moment there are no european ships patrolling in limited on insee which means that should there be an emergency the people who try to reach europe will be risking their lives and at the same time due to the situation political situation and to the armed conflict in libya their libyan coast guard is currently also not patrolling limited to dan and sea so absolutely i agree with charlie that we need of course to set up humanitarian corridors and the european union should do more to solve a situation which is currently getting worse and worse as we speak.
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so the other question is stumble there is a geo political element to all of this you mentioned saudi arabia the u.a.e. being key players in backing khalifa haftar and his attack on tripoli and then you have the un backed government in tripoli itself fighting effectively for its life why doesn't the european union the un place pressure on. the u.a.e. to stop their backing for a whole if i have to why do we have all of these players creating a situation that's leading to this refugee crisis. well first of all to go back to your guest's comment about finding a way to stablish humanitarian corridors and so on i mean before the current conflict we were faced with a lack of a unified. european policy on immigration now that smashed by a lack of european policy on how to deal with libya politically you see the
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conflict between the taliban's and the french and the french and the rest of europe and so on of course this lack of policy. has continued since mr mccone initiated the current round of appeasement. to have to her by inviting him to paris and giving him the status of a statesman and so on and now mr mccone is busy with the vests and he wants a simple policy that's offered by his foreign minister mr logorrhea which is support a new dictator and get it over with so we have all these conflicts between the rest of the world in europe and within europe itself and also because of the immoralities and saudis and their preference with the egyptians to oppose the arab spring to oppose democracy in the area they see it as a danger and as
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a threat to their systems and that's why we have this conflict now and lack of coordination between all the players in the area. now charlie partly your job your the u.n. refugee agency is job is to deal with the situation as it is on the ground of the root causes of this what's actually driving all of this hour as our guest in istanbul just said to do with the european union to do with america to do with the u.a.e. and saudi arabia and their backing of various different factions in your conversations at the u.n. how much of that is a frustration well i mean absolutely any any approach to what's happening in libya needs a holistic and comprehensive outlook that not only looks at the outcomes in terms of people attempting to cross the mediterranean and now the very pressing need to get people out of the tension senses but we also need to look at what's happening
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in countries of origin and in countries of transit so that we look at the whole journey before people even get to live via in countries of origin more effort needs to be taken to to address the root causes the creating of violence and war we need to increase mediation efforts to bring warring parties to the table in dialogue to end conflict where exists and that also needs to be more support to countries throughout sub-saharan africa and north africa with their asylum systems and with development support so that they're better able to accommodate asylum seekers and refugees when they arrive in their countries but talking about celerity a point as well it's really important the more is done to tackle the criminal networks and the smuggling networks thrive of people's despair in these situations they need to be held to account and they need to be held accountable in
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a court of law and their operation ceased if we're going to see a change. absolutely that spring in the night hot in brussels is very interesting points that charlie actually makes in geneva when he talks about the need to be more done about the criminal gangs now what's the european union's policy towards investigating these gangs in these networks so currently. major operation in place by the european union which is over a chanst the fia is directed at dismantling. the smugglers network what has to be said however is that as we have heard smugglers network are oftentimes tightly connected with official authority so at the moment it is really hard to draw a line and i absolutely agreed that smugglers must be tried and it must be held
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accountable for their actions but it is also true that the ambiguity when it comes to the european union's policy towards libya is that oftentimes what are funded are no not libyan coast guard towards but muggers themselves so it is really hard to unravel their complex libyan situation and draw a clear line at the moment so in istanbul it is a very complex situation within libya itself but the bottom line seems to be that a lot of people in libya are making a lot of money from these smuggling routes these people trafficking human trafficking routes how difficult then is it to dismantle those networks why isn't the u.n. back government been able to disrupt dismantle those networks. well you dismantle them but. by making sure that the root causes of this from of salt
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the root causes are in the countries of origin the guest just a transit point for example and i agree with your guest from brussels that when we talk about dismantling this criminal network i agree with that if you include in it also the regimes that are controlling those countries for example i'll give you an example the reports. are known about a get is in and nature and if it's a city its annual income from from this business is one hundred million a year in a country where the average the average wage is about the average income is about thirty dollars a month per individual this is this is a city where a lot of these migrants stay for a couple of days or a few days before they move on to libya and they move on to libya with the protection of government soldiers i mean. but this but these regimes are
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supported and mostly by france france is supporting a dictator that's been in power for over twenty years in chad a dictator has been in power for thirty three years and nature and so also unless you solve the problem i mean the problem of the problem in libya cannot be addressed with the continuing. journeys of refugees year round from these countries of origin so there's an incredible amount of frustration in your voice there is you seem to be very angry about this do you think both the european union the wider world generally is taking the wrong approach to sorting out this migrant problem this refugee problem. they don't wonder if he she they don't they support dictatorships in africa they don't want to do any development in africa and then they complain and they fight among each other how
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could these countries that are out poor. in terms of resources in terms of governance can solve this this issue libyans libyans are six million people with a lot of oil they don't need the migrant business to prosper but since the government is not doing anything because of european interference in iraq interference the war is going on so these criminal gangs flourish and do other business other than the business that's available in a country that stable with a lot of oil resources tell us in geneva do you think anybody's listening to the kind of opinion our guest in istanbul is saying but we have seen some progress in certain areas there are some seeds of hope for this i mean we've seen a handful of european countries who have come together and although it's on an ad
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hoc basis has happened now in a number of occasions where they've come forward to allow boats carrying people leaving libya to disembark and to share a distribution of the people on board we've also seen as other countries who have taken part in the evacuation and resettlement process is. you know this is just a drop in the ocean right now for what's needed and we don't have the luxury of time to wait for these to become more fleshed out we need. europe wide approach that comes forwards rooted in those principles of compassion and humanity and respect for human rights that the european union was founded on to come forward with a fair and and just an equitable approach to this. but tonight how in brussels europe needs to step up this is what we seem to be hearing from both of our guests in istanbul and in geneva they need to do more but they're not doing more what's the
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what's the problem at the moment. that are several problems that probably have been for far too long set aside one of course as as it has been mentioned ease we europe the european union has now been the able to develop a coherent foreign policy but when it comes to the specific needs of both migrants who are currently hand in detention centers or do those who transit across libya i think there the problem has been that there was no specific effort or success that addresses the problem of illegal pathways to reach europe currently a person who wants to reach the european union to five an application for asylum doesn't have the possibility of reaching their european union safely or regularly
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so there we have a serious fault by the european union that number over and over again has not been able to reach a consensus over legal past way. and under problem of course is that ever since two thousand and fifteen that is the onset of this so-called migration crisis. many decisions have been taken but the overall goal has been to decrease the number of arrivals rather than finding a solution as has been mentioned rooted in the principles of protection of human rights and. we do goal in mind of respecting and fulfilling the obligation of the member states under the geneva convention so there we have a lack of. long term and short term. on the part of the
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european union. member states have not been able to reach a consensus and really as as at these as it has been mentioned that the current crisis in libya only makes these decisions merge and i would like to thank all our guests lee we are out of time charlie actually saw and night thank you very much and thank you too for chick you can see the program again anytime by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and for further discussion go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story and you can also join the conversation on twitter handle is at age eight inside story for me imran khan and the whole team here i couldn't. i.
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people have to weigh your own record on this trial in fact a few years ago there is place only for one state on the land of israel all you do not believe in a two state solution the official story is that there are no i'm sure we all still are you i don't care about the official story if you were to go visit today you would say what has the media been telling the world is watching why there's lots of greys and join me mad the hot sun on our front of my guests from around the world take the hot seat and we debate the week's top stories on the big issues here and i'll just era. the nature of news as it breaks we just don't know sometimes get the job. and the burning to start to bring to the truth detailed coverage of protesters pumped up the coffee pot odds that doesn't make
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them good at the post office davis points from around the last few days and that is where the water is once more rushing down river it's an unwelcome thing for communities president barely begun to make up. my main fish every week a new cycle brings a seemingly simple breaking stories and then of course there's donald trump the town through the eyes of the well it's jan a nice that's right out of a hamas script that calls for the an aisle asian of israel that is not what that phrase means at all he joined the least named kindest as we turned the cameras on the media focused on how they recruit on the story spent matter the most in better use a free palestine a listening post on al-jazeera. the most memorable moments with al-jazeera was when i was on air as hosni mubarak fell with the crowds in tahrir square trying to alter it. if something happens anywhere in the world and al-jazeera is in place we're able to cover news like no other news
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india more than a million people evacuated from its path. divided over venezuela the u.s. and russian presidents discuss the political crisis in a lengthy phone call. by maryam namazie in london with the top stories from europe including accusations from the un that migrants in hungary in detention centers of being deliberately deprived of food in breach of international law. and i v december with all your sports just two days after losing her to stuff strewn case cost assuming your claims an emphatic eight hundred metres victory in doha. qatar the most powerful cyclon to hit india in twenty years is. battering the east coast cycling forney has killed at least three people in a decent state one and
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a quarter million indians have left their homes to look for higher ground scott hide from new delhi. with one hundred eighty kilometer per hour winds cycling funny slammed ashore in the distance state in eastern india. twenty first made landfall friday morning near the coastal city of putting a holy place for hindus the strong so i clone is expected to move north through and weaken as it hits west bengal and my colleague states it will then head to bangladesh. a big concern is coastal storm surges and resultant flooding about a million people have been evacuated india's navy air force and disaster response force are on standby. cyclons hit or do so cost every year so we are really suffering due to this the government officers have advised as not to venture out into the sea since the access to the sea a closed boats and crowds are getting destroyed in the cycle. airports and
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schools were closed before the storm hit twenty is the most serious cyclon for the region in twenty years in one nine hundred ninety nine a super cycle and devastated and killed ten thousand people across the state. the kosovo state is prone to cycle and storm surge and tsunamis in banquets and shelters have been built over the last seven years before he will be the first test of how they stand up to an hour full cycle. got harder al-jazeera new delhi. and prod than is directed general for the national disaster response force he says early warnings gave the government time to plan its response. preparation started to very well in advance of what partially because. the indian metrological department gave us very good lead time and in the predictions we almost got
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a week by which we knew all of that the place of landing the wind speed at landing and exactly the time of landing so that gave us the scope to prepare weather and i think the preparations were well done in advance and the federal government also gave disaster relief funds to the concern stage of what is under but there's unrest being all well in advance so that they can prepare for the relief right after the storm passes so all this preparation was of course in sync with the requirement of the extra forces which goes from the india out of sight of which are in the d.g. and we placed nearly four thousand. armed with stock tical equipment and aborts etc to the states of what is and under british and that's been going of course of the size taken the brunt and there one of the important steps taken was to evacuate more than
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a million people well in time so that they come out come out of the impact zones and most of these people would have probably been living in mud and touched roof houses and they came out of the danger zone and that probably has saved the day for us the people in mozambique are trying to rebuild their lives after the destruction from cyclon kenneth some towns a dealing with a cholera outbreak the several cases were recorded in some hard hit areas a delivery has been slow because of the ongoing bad weather cycle and can it was the second major storm to hit south east africa in six weeks and it's killed at least forty people. you the white house says u.s. president donald trump and russia's lamia putin of talked on the phone about a number of issues topics including the possibility of a new nuclear deal north korean denuclearization and the political crisis in venezuela more now from our white house correspondent kimberly how kids in
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washington so quite a lengthy conversation at least according to president trump and looks like venezuela dominated things. yes certainly there were a lot of wide ranging issues discussed we know this call lasted about ninety minutes according to the russian press release on the white house press secretary sara sander saying the call lasted more than an hour and as we often do we're waiting the readout to try to get a bit more clarity about exactly what was discussed but before that we have had a tweet from the u.s. president kind of outlining how he saw this call he did tweet about this take a look at what he had to say he said had a long and very good conversation with president putin of russia as i've always said long before the witchhunt started getting along with russia china and ever when is a good thing not a bad thing well what is the president talking about when he says which side he's
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talking about what he has called presidential harassment the probe into whether or not his twenty sixteen presidential campaign in a way colluded with russia in fact sarah sanders once again underscoring that in the eyes of these two leaders the russian leader as well as the u.s. leader that there they knew all along there was no collusion we should point out that report well it did conclude that it did not exonerate the president when it comes to obstruction of justice and that certainly is being delved into deeper on capitol hill but with regard to the call between the two leaders as you point out venezuela very much one of the hot button issues right now given the escalating tensions between russia and the united states the relations very tense because they see the situation very differently when russia supports nicolas maduro the venezuelan president the united states of supporting the opposition leader or what the united states calls the interim leader one why doa and so this is where we see this sort of pushback back and forth we're trying to get some clarity about what
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the two leaders discussed but we do know from the foreign minister sergei lavrov that he says that these positions that both nations have are not compatible so we know they will be talking. next week that is the secretary of state and surrogate lavrov they will be talking about this because there is escalating language on both sides both have warned the other about intervention but we've had very strong words from the united states the national security advisor john bolton saying that venezuela is our hemisphere meaning the united states they see that they have a larger role to play so this is a point of disagreement between the two leaders who are watching carefully to see that for that read out just what more donald trump i'm glad we're putin discussed i can only thanks for that kimberly how can launch mission outside one. kimberly said venezuela one of the issues the u.s. and russian leaders discussed venezuelan opposition leader one guy i don't know has
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been talking to reporters in the capital caracas on a sunday. along the venezuela colombia border. so asunder what does what did the opposition leader have to say this time. well. he spoke about a number of things most importantly i think he called his supporters once again to take to the streets this time tomorrow on saturday he's asking them to demonstrate in front of a number of military bases in the capital caracas and across the country he insisted that these are expected to be peaceful demonstration for his supporters to call on soldiers and on their commanders to switch sides essentially to move to the side of the constitution that's the way he put it he said we're not asking them military to decide between us and my daughter about to stand by the
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constitution that of course meaning that they can see that the opposition can see that. the government of president nicolas maduro as illegitimate so this is expected for saturday reports are also ask them about the possible meetings between local. one of the leaders of the opposition with the military generals while he was under house arrest is something that he mentioned yesterday while he was giving a press conference in front of the spanish ambassador's house where he is he's living now since he was freed on tuesday during the uprising at the failed the uprising part of the opposition those answer to that is. that the yes he said he confirmed that there have been meetings between the opposition and the generals about the that you will not mention names or locations because he needs to protect
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the people and he said these meetings are very important for them to manage the transition to democracy i think it will be very important here to see how many people do indeed show up tomorrow there is a risk that the opposition is somewhat losing its stream given the fact that the. attempt has failed and that we have seen a major crackdown on the streets of caracas against demonstrators and protesters. and a sandra thanks for that. plenty more ahead on the news hour the world health organization warning of a growing ebola crisis in the democratic republic of congo. whatever they're doing it is not out of hate but it out of extreme. release from prison ugandan rapper turned politician bobby wine tells. the government he says is panicky. and the philadelphia seventy six ers unleash their star man to take it to one lead
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over toronto in the n.b.a. playoffs peter will be here with more in sport. so that to come first the number of deaths from ebola in the democratic republic of congo has passed one thousand there's been an alarming rise in cases in recent weeks and officials say at least fifteen hundred people have the disease attacks on clinics by fighting militias is adding to the struggle of containing the outbreak distrust of health care workers has also affected the response dr able to say fall is the assistant director general for emergency response at the world health organization he joins us via skype now from tambour in the democratic republic of congo the epicenter of the outbreak in north.


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