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received food aid packages and others of not some people have received tents and others still have to live under the trees the situation is similar to that of homeless people who don't have any found. aid is trickling in through her data port the gateway for 80 percent of yemen's food and humanitarian assistance but hope generated by the hugely withdrew from the city earlier this month is fading. this fighting on the outskirts raising concerns of the deepening humanitarian crisis growing even worse the war is intensifying in many parts of the country where every day we have stories of people fleeing from air strikes shelling gladwyne they tell us that they're hungry and they're worried that. things won't get any better they're being lifted as bad as they've ever had it in families such as shifty kez a struggling to survive and the chances of aid agencies reaching their remote mountain camps appeared to be fading victoria gate and be al jazeera israel's
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parliament has passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself less than 2 months after elections which same to offer prime minister benjamin netanyahu a new mandates that you know who has 48 hours left to form a coalition that can govern the country is facing resistance from the party of the former defense minister avigdor lieberman lieberman wants and exemptions the orthodox jewish men being drafted into the military or netanyahu is religious allies insists that the law remains in place. still ahead sol in the program donald trump says he doesn't want regime change in iran despite ordering a military build up around the country plus. we follow afghanistan's ambulance drivers in their race to save lives.
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hello there there's a big swirling mass of cloud over europe at the moment the satellite picture shows that center of circulation and all of this cloud marching up through the southeastern parts of europe at the moment that's giving some of us some very heavy rain and actually i invest some parts of southeastern europe and across as we're likely to see around 100 millimeters of rain in the next couple of days and that could give a problem with flooding towards the north and the things are turning cooler for some of us here the as well flowing down from the north and so the temperatures are dropping london and paris when we get to around 16 degrees by the time we get to wednesday it is warmer for saving spain in portugal say madrid will be getting to 27 degrees and the southeastern parts of europe will be very warm because the air here it will feeding up from the south a 27 as of maximum in kiev and force in moscow to across the other side of the mediterranean and we have been some of the shit seeing some of the showery weather
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across europe as well tunisia has been seeing some very heavy downpours those along actually carrying away it doesn't mostly dry force on choose day but on wednesday the chance of seeing one and 2 showers is back i think there's a greater chance of seeing a downpour though over parts of libya some of the showers hey could be very heavy and they'll certainly be kicking a lot of dust towards the north. an investigation into the real powers that control the world health organization their obligation to their shareholders completely overwhelms any consideration of public health can they be trusted with building a healthier future if their loyalty becomes questionable these are the people that are involved in the h one n one porsche is it getting more difficult for you now oh yes that's true as bruce has done here in terms of trust that you trust who's on al-jazeera.
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hello again and reminder the top stories here all the al-jazeera nationalist parties have made significant gains in elections european parliament topping the polls in france italy and the united kingdom the e.u. elections have also seen a surge as support for the green light that. austria's chancellor has been forced from office off to his former coalition partners voted against him in a vote of no confidence. in syrian government forces have bombarded rebel held killing at least 9. more bodies have been recovered from lake mined bombay
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in the democratic republic of congo after a boat sank on sunday at least 45 people are being confirmed dead and dozens of passengers are still missing or feared drowned. dozens of bodies have been pulled from the water dozens more still missing and it's unlikely at this stage that survivors will still be found in the water more than 24 hours after the boat sank survivors say that it was overloaded with cargo and with people and that's common for boats on congo's many waterways on the rivers and the legs which are crucial for connecting up the interior of the country with little infrastructure many of the roads are only possible on a motorbike and it gets even difficult to pass them after heavy rains so the waterways are crucial also there's a lot of poverty so overloading from the point of view of boat crews is a way to get a little extra desperately needed income and from the point of view of passengers it's just the only means to get around to carry out their business and in the case
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of many of the passengers on this boat they were teachers going to collect their monthly salary which is essential of course for their survival as well when the boat sank soldiers who were posted around the lake went to try and rescue some of those who had survived they didn't have any proper military boats they're using small wooden boats the same kind that are used by the fishermen in the villages that live around the lake itself. lake mind also prone to choppy waters big waves and heavy tropical storms so even losing engine power on that lake for a few minutes in an overloaded boat can come with substantial risk these kinds of accidents aren't common sources of toll down to 0 that armed men have abducted and killed at least 7 people in the northeastern nigerian city of my degree. is suspected to be behind the attack according to our sources suspected book around
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fighters sneaked into an area called dollar sure warry and abducted the victims took them to the outskirts and killed them with machetes of leaders has more from my degree. the attackers came in the dead of the night as their victims were preparing to go for a late midnight prayers during the ramadan abducted 7 people took them from the dallas area of my degree to the outskirts of the city and cut them down using my shit is apparently the attackers were trying to avoid going attention on themselves and that's why according to security forces the one not using guns now the killings came hours after the nigerian army denied reports of an earlier ambush that resulted in the killing of $25.00 soldiers around the dam glasses the nigerian army but always spokesman said the sporty was not true and that there was no site incident around them a degree or done. over the weekend now but what are my stepped up its attacks in
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northeastern nigeria just as the multinational drone task force that we do not foresee that has been fighting both from kumble nigeria chad and the general public have also stepped up their operations the shaikh olfaction in particular is accused of carrying the latest round of killings because they rarely distinguish between civilian and military targets he said little rico has been reelected as malawi's president for a 2nd 5 year term in already won the election with 38 percent of the vote result of the release of the results was delayed after the high court ordered a review of tuesday's ballots the opposition accuse me to request democratic progressive party of the temporary. the u.s. president says america is not looking for regime change in iran donald trump says he's only interested in preventing terrorism from getting nuclear weapons from made the comments in japan where he's been missing prime minister shinzo abyei on a 4 day saint visits when he has more now from tokyo. to with
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a handshake donald trump received a historic on or in the imperial palace in tokyo the u.s. president became the 1st foreign leader to meet japan's new emperor not. the meeting was seen as a symbol of the strong relations between the 2 countries after a bilateral meeting with japan's prime minister shinzo up their attention turned from an ally to a foe with the u.s. president saying he's not seeking regime change in iran and i'm not looking to hurt around it or i'm looking to have around say no nuclear weapons we have enough problems in this world right now with nuclear weapons no nuclear weapons for and i think will make a deal i think iran again i think iran has tremendous economic potential it was a softer tone from trump after weeks of increasing tension following the reimposition of sanctions on iran because of its nuclear development remains japan's prime minister is considering a trip to tehran next month and has offered to mediate in the dispute donald trump
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didn't publicly respond to that offer specifically but supports the idea of going to iran pushing this visit has been all about relationship building but given that donald trump can sometimes be an unpredictable president he may well be nervous that a lot of his hard work could be easily undone particularly on the key issues of trade and security. with no significant announcement on trade there will inevitably be more tension over the large trade deficit the united states has with japan and the 2 leaders have different opinions on north korea's 2 missile tests earlier this month donald trump says he. i'm concerned by them well shinzo our best says they violated united nations security council resolutions. but they agreed to work together on the issue of japanese people abducted by north korea in the 1970 s. and eighty's as they met their relatives there are many still unaccounted for and
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prime minister said getting them back is a priority. upped the truck brought to the app took issue with north korean leader kim and told him my thoughts president trump is making diplomatic efforts in line with your wishes. r.b.a. wants to be directly involved in their diplomacy by meeting the north korean leader donald trump says he supports the initiative wayne hey al jazeera tokyo. u.s. health officials have recorded 60 new maize all cases in the past week alone the increase takes the total number of confirmed cases for the year to 940 it is the worst outbreak of the disease in the united states since 1994 health officials blame the resurgence on the spirit of misinformation about vaccines ambulances in the afghan capital of kabul are renowned for their response to gun and bomb attacks
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but afghans rarely call them when they need medical attention for other reasons most people leave to get to hospital take a taxi sometimes hardening their chance of survival shot ballasts finds out why. income an explosion or gunfire is followed by. police military and ambulances racing towards the attack nurses and drivers without protection bury the dead and wounded to hospitals to spite the danger around them. it is natural to be worried everyone is scared of places where there are attacks but it's our job and we have to get to the place and do our duty there is always a nurse in a drivers seat to a cool despite responding to more than 50 attacks since the services created in 2002 they haven't had any stuff is killed or injured. this is what the kabul ambulance service is known for what it is not known for its transporting
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other patients to hospital those not victims of attacks. there's a lack of awareness about ambulances and how to use them it's a free service for everyone and they don't understand there's a nurse and driver and we can take them free. on the lack of awareness there's also a capacity issue. the carboy ambulance service has just $29.00 says for $5000000.00 people it says its response time is usually less than 20 minutes but it can be up to an hour and a half to cover ambulances a facing further delays after the taliban day tonight had one packed with explosives in central kabul last january well the 100 people were killed ambulances another search to check points. it means most afghans choose to use a taxi rather than call for an ambulance everyone in this intensive care unit was 1st brought to hospital by a taxi baby he was admitted unconscious with renal failure also
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a year ago. i was feeling pain in my body and i was in trouble when i was travelling here by taxi i was not able to sit up properly i was in a lot of pain acts out of body down to the most of the patients who are brought here by taxi or in a serious condition coming in a taxi the patient loses 50 percent of the chance to recover because they come from a long distance without oxygen. and it's not a problem limited to the capital kabul ambulance service has 50 vehicles in 3 provinces it afghanistan has 34 provinces and more than 30000000 people the ministry of health admits it doesn't know exactly how many ambulances exist charlotte. couple. accusations of corruption were rampant in argentina when it was ruled by former president cristina kirchner the current president into power promising to clean up politics but he himself was investigated later on since then judicial authorities have launched
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a campaign to detain and seize assets of those involved in corruption scandal stories a boat has more from buenos aires. sealing through but on a river aboard a confiscated $1000000.00 luxury yacht that's been used by argentine security forces. the ship belong to the god of the highway the former transport secretary during the administration of cristina fernandez that. he's currently in prison accused of corruption or whatever prefect. says or thought are using the yacht because the government cannot sell it this yacht was recovered in a corruption operation it is now used by the students of the institute so they can learn how to navigate we have to pay for maintenance everything is very costly but i would rather buy speedboats all students but in the meantime it is what we have. long for labor union leader that represented construction workers he's being
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accused of corruption and extortion the estimated value of a star is about $350000.00. but it's not just ferrari's there are at least 3 garages like this one filled with luxury cars the government has to pay for the made and insurance of the vehicles at cost that people like weekend evil says needs to stop. ideally if the vehicles were normal we could use them in operations the problem is that in this case the cars are too expensive for us to use we have to keep them and it requires a big investment to keep them. accusations of. corruptions were rampant during the previous administration but what is your market he came to power in 2015 with a promise to fight it but he was also investigated because his name appeared in the panama papers machree is the son of a once powerful businessman who also had dealings with the argentine state.
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never mind the political part there are within the political establishment links that transcend the party and mix business and political classes and many of them want all the corruption investigations to be closed because many many are in court . precedent mackley basta decrease so the government can sell the confiscated corruption items but for now it has not been implemented if they were going to. the degree needs to be controlled by congress and congress rejected it the degree is unconstitutional i think fighting criminal organizations require us to address and employment a new method but it has to go through congress and all political forces should be on the same side. but it's an election year we know argentina and for now many in the opposition say the law will have to wait. now the city
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of st petersburg in russia has celebrated turning 316 by drum roll please. yes thank you for that setting a world record for the largest drum crescendo ever $556.00 drummers from across the country plus ukraine and belarus helped to beat the record the previous one was set in brazil in march but only had 104 dramas taking office. you can find out much more about many of the stories we are covering by visiting our website the address is al-jazeera dot com. reminder the main headlines on al-jazeera nationalist parties have made significant gains in elections to the european parliament topping the polls in france and italy the elections have also seen a surge in support for the green movement and liberals in the u.k.
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the brics a party which is pushing to leave the e.u. without also withdrawal dale was by far the largest party. there's a vote that says no deal breaks it back on the table make it part of our or go see a sions because without that you've got no chance of getting a sensible free trade deal but i want us as the brics at body to be engaged in that but it's also says the 31st of october is that but the really big day in this process if we don't leave on that day then you can expect the brics party to repeat this kind of surprise in the next general and austria's chancellor has been forced from office after his former coalition partners voted against him in a vote of no confidence sébastien curt's broke ranks with the freedom party after leaked video has showed senior members appearing to offer state contracts to a woman posing as the niece of a russian oligarch he'd only been in the position for a year and a half but his polling strongly ahead of the elections in a few months time. syrian government forces have bombarded rebel held killing at
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least 9 people of all as a brief cease fire in the government's offensive against the region this is the last major piece of territory still in rebel hands. israeli m.p.'s have passed a preliminary motion to dissolve parliament less than 2 months after elections which seem to offer prime minister benjamin netanyahu a new mandate netanyahu has 48 hours left to form a coalition that can govern the country he's facing resistance from the party the former defense minister avigdor lieberman lieberman wants to end exemptions for orthodox jewish men being drafted into the military on the religious allies it's just the law remains in place. more bodies have been recovered from lake in the democratic republic of congo after a boat sank on sunday at least 45 people have been confirmed dead and dozens of past just a missing or feared to have drowned all right those are the latest headlines here on al-jazeera more news from our say in about 25 minutes time stay with us though
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the stream is coming next. why is the world for them in love with k. pop we'll look at the growing popularity of korean popular music and its global cultural impact we want to hear from both super fans and those who are curious you can join this conversation live on you tube and via twitter. known for intensely choreographed music videos with striking visuals k.
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pop has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon with the help of social media fandoms and music sharing platforms the genre has been around for at least 2 decades but he's now making huge strides in the west and other regions beyond east asia and if you've been following k. pops rise you've probably heard of the boy band b.t.s. they made history by becoming the 1st k. pop act with 2 number one albums on the billboard 200 chart have a look at the trailer for the b.t.s. movie the state. along with the popular south korean t.v. dramas a major part of the korean cultural wave known as hal you so today where discuss the rise of k. pop and how these major cultural export an image of korea abroad but joining us to
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talk about this is. panel of k. pop fans and soul of danny kim he's one of the creators of d k d k t v that's a you tube channel where you can watch as video series k. pop explained by korean in toronto canada michelle cho an assistant professor of east asian popular cultures at the university of toronto she is the author of how you 2.0 the korean wave in the age of social media and in new york born kim she is the creator of the band known as x p edition welcome all of you to the story and i want to start with a member of our community who pitched the idea for today show all the way from new zealand anthony sent us a video comment on why he thinks this is an important topic for like. circling the. music coming out of south korea or. the. critical.
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pretty quiet so because of one. dimension to staver group there and if you're not familiar take a look at my screen here twice remember its profile this is a fan paid to their danny talk to us about k. pop what makes k. pop hip hop what makes it distinctively different from other forms of musical entertainment. well to do that to define. those i guess 2 different meanings to keep up the word assault 1st is the op which is the music itself what international dancers are cocky and then there's the industry term keep we define keep. this form of i guess production of music were these companies they bring in tallent and been trained for many many years and then put them out as a product at the end so this entire system this ecosystem is what we would
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usually call the koreans would usually khaki probably be able to keep up idle and i think that will be the more correct or the more. to discuss on this show perhaps i don't know what the other thinking but to me it is. in the show one of the joys of enjoying music is being out to look back 3 different decades and sang that defined decade and then some of music define a decade what is it about contemporary pop right now that is telling us about what's happening in south korea. well i think that i would kind of. definition of that danny just with emphasis on the fact that it's a multimedia phenomenon and it is also driven very much by social media engagement so that's the way that fans from all over the world can access the content that
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they keep up industry is putting out and also the way that they can interact with each other and with himself so when i say it's a multimedia phenomenon it's not just musical genre or music the music itself is not the only product that is being presented by the industry is also music videos fashion and. these different kinds of content and i think it's primarily visual. so before we get too much for their here i want to recognize that there are members of our community especially on you tube where the chat is already very vibrant here so sure what we're talking about may want to know a little bit more so this is a little bio bug who writes and live i have questions about how the k. pop industry started and why it's so different from american music companies so there's a question there we got part of an answer on twitter this is ass sarah who writes in that it's because they've cracked the code of entertainment they know exactly what will make people excited and they train stars rigorously to execute it
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perfectly poor i'll give this one to you because you are the creator of the 1st non korean k. pop group what would you say to this person who says what makes it so different from other musicians i think it's such a eloquent description of. when you when you talk about. you mentioned so i think. you can say that is. a very important part of and. just music if it's mainly electronic dance music but performance that those idol groups get it's so addicting it is so less morays you know i think our people have a hard time getting out of it when you 1st get into i'm going to play at a little bit from b.t.s. track or i don't but if i do danny do you want to unpack that concept of i don't
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there are boy bands and go bands all over the world so once you explain everybody going to iraq yes i know what you're talking about but the idea of i thought idols and creating them explain a little bit more farce of just think well that's to be force or and so basically work vocal groups. i guess it's kind of like that was i guess the initial type of i also that we are in korea were basically boy bands and girl groups but then they've kind of grown and evolved more and more as the generations went and now we kind of define it trying to ration about old nation and basically from being like backstreet boys and saying the grown 2 groups that are like b.t.s. where they produce or own music and produce a lot of different content not just music videos and you know other stuff as well be released the moon recently. it's just spoke of what
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a boy group is very fine in by the company and it's heavily produced and is consumed on a very wild wild pieces and a basically like an idol it's an idol for teenagers here's my thing so broadly wait till i start playing this track because i know it's one of your favorite tracks now did you ever play standby for this is a little a little snippet of idol from b.t.s. . yes. the production values are phenomenal for i when you look at some of the best of the case of heart failure yes how is that. well firstly the performance level of idol i don't themselves is very very high
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quality because they're trained from a very young under an entertainment companies and because they're trained from such a young age and they are they become this media personality that are well rounded they can sing they can dance and they can act and so they're very well rounded entertainers and also the production quality are obviously comes from those and redeeming opinions that have that are. they had been doing this for a long time and they focus mostly on i don't use to so they sit so they have this damage and. another thing about it. is idols that i want to mention is that they do it the public in it's they expect haitian decree and public have on it also is very high so being i don't mean that they are perfect and that i don't need their talent but looks and
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their personality and so it maybe it's easy to think about it as like olympians so if you're like those athletes you know and how to make those athletes idols almost have this certain level of respect in korean pop culture because it is still hard to become one it's the idea of that about perfection there and i'll go to you with this michel because it's the idea of perfection that people are picking up on this is one person on you tube this is tammy she says i'm a female i'm age 53 i just discovered k. pop and i love 8 him. big bang and dragon are my favorite with b.t.s. being the runner up but another person on you tube this is lauren says that the work ethic of every single k. pop group is really astounding and it's something western artists couldn't even begin to understand so michel that could be a good thing but that could also be something that people criticize these groups for. yeah i mean i think i don't culture are. very very
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new and different to listeners in europe and north america or outside of the east asian region because it really it was invented in she can actually and the concept of an idol is a different sort of celebrity perhaps than what we're used to i don't are understood to have a certain kind of obligation to the public that they're supposed to be model citizens and role models for young people and they're supposed to only see haven in an edifying manner for the public but what that can lead to is a spend tens pressure that's placed on very young people who are part of this i'd also stand that is hyper to head it is. that can lead to also. you know a lot of exploitation i don't i don't want to be easer people are trying to break into the industry are sometimes placed under extreme restrictions and they really
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don't have a lot of power or agency until they become famous and then they can you know push back perhaps against their management or against the people that are. going to training them so this is that kind of dark underbelly of keep up in the industry that sometimes gets a lot of criticism and so it's important for fans and observers to understand that the kind of shiny image is sometimes. you know produced through pretty harsh conditions. i want to take you to yes go ahead and add on after like you know a lot of people say that the success factor of idols is because they are so are working people recognize that. part of the reason why they are working hard on to michelle is that the us we go in-depth when they are being trained so that the the
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companies they spend a lot of money training these idols to become debut worthy and become product worthy basically and one day at a time of their debut some of them may have been 24 by 7 years it's crazy like to go into this rigorous training regimes for 7 years without giving spotlight just to make the person go and and i know not and not everybody makes set no actually no more people daughter has an intake it's almost like you're going to drama school you're going to pop idol score and you'll drills and your and you get into physical shape and you learn how to dance more of that but i've learned of it you might not even make it into a k. pop band yes but that's that's a big factor and even if you do make it the chances of you succeeding is very very low and not only that but. the the cost that the company spent on cleaning you for
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the 7 years the arsole put that on you it's not free so actually you would have to work many many years without any pain after death to the company in order to finally start breaking the balance and making money so are not only for its there's a big list for the companies they've already spent but they have a lot of sunk cost into this close each other's themselves they want to work hard because otherwise i'm over going to that's the problem that is so interesting to hear. if i could jump in here and it's actually this drama. kind of. you know i'm mr scherer surely that has to can also it's certainly a reason why fans get involved in their fandom of particular groups and particular people and it's something that. the industry has also picked up on as another form
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of content so there are very popular groups stacked have is composed through additional programs and this mythology kind of builds around particular groups spent particularly vigilant and how they really overcome hardship in order to share that sat so common for boy bands and go bands the world over i'm so glad you mentioned fans because i want to take you to october 28th when b.t.s. was playing on tour in paris and here's a little snippet of how the fans reacted to their favorite band being in paris have a look. and i really like just one of the soundtrack songs was. good so that's how i got into it and then i was like hey do you know ok. blood sweat and tears is my favorite. band was.
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it means my blood my sweat and my tears often talks about love or self love so it's very important to me see them look. very much really it's exceptional. and the korean band that really succeeds in france there's so many people from all over the world who come to a b.t.s. concert a korean band it's really touching and impressive i'm very good. so bora from france to tanzania this is washington who says i live in tanzania and we have been loving korean culture through films and trauma i think 80 percent of tanzania's population knows korean culture from tanzania then over to japan where sarah says i live in japan and k. pop and k. drama are never off the charts or off of the t.v. it's mainstream now and this last one is from the u.s. shore rights and as president of the can't state korean culture club the university
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here we've seen an uptick in membership because of k. pop and groups like yes however what is concerning about that is the members only being interested in korean pop music and not really caring about korea as a whole what's your take on that and where's the place that might be the most surprising that you've seen interests and. all over the world i can't really pinpoint one please but. the 1st thing that i could think of is south america. because it's surprising to us because we never made any content in spanish or portuguese or new but we never been to south america but we have this really big latin south and i find it amazing. that people care about keep up so much in latin america danny k. pop explained by corinne is is one of the reasons that you are online but i had
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fans they singing in korean so maybe you are out of a job how does that actually happen how do you explain the spread of k. pop out of south korea where the bands are still singing in in korean and the fans are loving it. of your 1st stop i think sort of media really helps. because like you know it's very easy to say there's no barriers in terms of geography anymore and in terms of the language barrier i think the the fandom culture the bank culture and supped area and k. pop they really want to support their artists there they are like their mothers and their fathers or the artists are just simply fans consuming their content they really want the best for their artists so they actually you know there's a lot of them they've been bought interleave you know i'll translate and try to
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spread the artist to other people outside of south korea to other countries so i think that kind of culture with engrave and we keep our industry among the fans is very very hot for inspiring this as well as videos like ours. that explain the true meaning behind the key pop songs it really helped our story i got a lot of feedback or the reason why i made those videos explaining the keep up it was because a lot of people got the translations but they couldn't get the cultural context which the song was made in which is a little bit different a little bit more difficult to i guess interpret it so i'm hoping that i'll yeah there's a lot of good sources are live on social media that can help among our learn and play pop songs and all the malarkey and track agenda quickly your attempt to sell a bit more of that stand and culture and i think it's important to understand that
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we didn't. and you know other places where. israeli mainstream pop culture. in contrast to the side of that region can't stand down and represent a subculture so when you see france you're attacking him out there in trast. q park who are from outside of the. region and you know they're really going out and pursuing something that's very different from what's on offer in the mainstream culture that they have access to from their locality so. well it is a kind of global network of fans that connect with each other on social media platforms it's also very different things in different places so i would agree that channels like to be really helping to make connections between fans in asia versus fans outside or stands who need different sorts of explanation again beyond just the translation of the lyrics. but i was really struck by how some of the
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fans that you captured in that clip at the parish where we're showing there are really. hard core interests you know they go beyond just the casual consumer because they're going so far as to learn the language or to learn how to sing the songs just using their and i had to estimate the power of a teenager that. have all their ones in there i think that prince philip had the mother of that huge fan who was just that ikeda i want to share another fan that's one on you tube alice right then i'm 21 and i like b.t.s. i've seen firsthand the impact that p.t.'s has on bands of all ages their songs mean a lot to a lot of people so that's one person's take on it and also want to share a video comment we got from an assistant professor at new york university and here's what he told the stream this current margaret where korean pop culture has gained so much global traction can really be attributed to the fact that south
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korea is the most wired nation globally and that's reflected in its marketing strategies so that rabbit hole that you fall into when you start surfing youtube and you don't come up for air for 6 hours that really introduces you to multiple korean pop culture shara dramas on top of k. pop and that's why. scholars call the mental entertainment of korean pop culture work a pop stars are the glue that holds together seemingly disparate industries like cuisine fashion. even cars and water heaters right and all of this is being sold to you as well as the brand of south korea and it leaves you wanting more. then he she talks about the brand of south korea is their intention behind that. you mean in terms of. whoever is whether it's the government or whether it is corporations trying to push what might be called a soft power is that how you see the. well i think the is definitely
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a true push in terms of local people i guess i don't want to use the word drug but now key part is kind of like a gateway drug to cultures. because a lot of a lot of the get in touch with korean culture keep up and then they start delving into local what are these you know my my feeble idols were in one of the evening and stuff and they get interested in the star and astrally are there as been a trend where labels he probably balls the go up into different businesses especially restaurant business saw certainly one of the biggest labels why g. has the chicken chain and. the chain which is a traditional korean b.b.q. type of thing so it's expanding into different areas busy of culture and you can see it up from these companies trying to expand their businesses into different
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culture ventures and just going to our audience as some of the impact of korean ok part pops global popularity draws foreign students to south korea universities this is really interesting valve it red velvet spa become part functioning in south korea and diplomacy is at banks and then here is something i am surprised to see a big thing a pop band that has no koreans in its have a listen this is bore and this is all bar as well. she says. that's good. imitation may be the best form of flattery thank you so much to danny to michelle and also to pour as well for your take and helping us more cars. k.
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a reports now from paris. the face of europe's parliament is changing the traditional power blocs of the center right and center left that have dominated for decades lost seats as populous greens and liberal surged for the 1st time in 40 years since the 1st elections in 1979 of the european parliament due to classical party's socialists the. conservatives will no longer have a majority. nationalism and fears over immigration fueled gains for populist parties in france hungry and italy. vinnie's far right policy one more than 30 percent of the vote. in in not only is the league the 1st party in italy but marine le pen is the 1st party in france in the u.k. knowledge of the rajah's 1st so is city france england it's the sign of a europe that is changing green parties in several countries celebrated their best
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e.u. election results highlighting concern among some voters and the climate change after ending days of by people all across europe want to form a peaceful europe together we haven't just got a great result in germany but as it stands in ireland and the netherlands in austria all across europe the greens are strong. the election results reflect a growing political trend in me use 28 member states people are increasingly rejecting establishment traditional mainstream parties and supporting alternatives and voting for causes the center right european people's party remains the largest bloc in the e.u. parliament but with no majority it will be forced to seek support to former pro e.u. coalition the center right and center left parties have scored badly they have both lost. they have both lost votes but we see a 3rd party emerging which is the liberals at the moment so the liberal party if
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one includes the votes from across is likely to become the king made. in the next european parliament. the european project was created off to world war 2 to ensure the rivalries between countries would never again result in conflict while these elections show that politically europe is more fragmented than ever pro e.u. parties still retain a majority suggesting that although some voters may be questioning the european union most still believe in it natasha butler al-jazeera paris well some of the most dramatic results came here in the u.k. to resume a 0 and conservatives managed 5th place the worst result in the history while the brakes at party got the largest share of the vote is a vote that says no deal breaks it back on the table make it part of all to go see a sions because without that you've got no chance of getting a sensible free trade deal but i want us as the bricks at body to be engaged in that but it's also a vote that says the 31st of october is that but the really big day in this process
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if we don't leave on that day then you can expect the bricks of party to repeat this kind of surprise. meanwhile australia is now without a leader after sebastian kurtz was forced to step down as chancellor following a vote of no confidence opposition parties joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal that brought down his right wing government but could his people's party still did well in the european elections and just one other story to bring you the israeli military says that it attacked a syrian anti aircraft battery that fired on one of its warplanes the incident happened close to the abandoned border city of connection at the foot of the golan heights navy israeli syria border there are reports of injuries and the destruction of a syrian military vehicle. well that brings you up to speed with all of our top stories of course as always our web site as well al jazeera dot com for the latest news and
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analysis that takes you behind the headlines but i will have another update for you 25 minutes time see that. little. how many of you. have family or close friends with cancer or if experience cancer perhaps. what about diabetes. about infertility family or close friends now i want those of you who put your hand
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up at least once. to put it up again for any of those questions and look around. the southeast sauce truncated because it's up on you the feeling n.p.p. you. allude to in the way you would have liked to just be in on the coffee and you would have a face lift which will be sure you feel just will still be just last longer to the scrutiny of the groups if you're not going to. be i wasn't in the me i was 16 or for to go go talk on to real. time to really give them enough to contain this gift i'd mention it at all because i'm tied because if we want to protect americans from a boy here at home we have to end it over there. h one n one sars mers universal health coverage is the single most powerful concept that public health
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has to offer we will not let the people down. even his own thoughts on his its own courts and beyond i don't know how suits him going. to be read by greeting norman through the media see duffy's on dog on is on soon to find nuts you own an internet divide one seemed to me not by done often bob got the mike season and amends you on and you might be done if not tundish ration. but off to focus i think you can see that everyone knows that there's a kind of official and high level cover up on the w.h.o. is involved and. i'm a filmmaker i have a daughter. it is important to me that she finds the world in good condition that is why i'm travelling to the w.h.o.
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headquarters in geneva. the american journalist robert parsons lives here for 20 years now he's been writing about the w.h.o. . until a few years ago every monday the opening day of the world health of something that was a sumptuous reception at the w.h.o. given by the director general that was the great centerpiece where everybody bed and talk to. it was it was a very good situation for holding everybody together in an informal setting. you know more than ever it has that sort of thing has spent replaced by private reception at they are organized by industry. and i'm particularly pleased to have the 2 ministers of health they have the industry spends a lot of. it's just part of the cost of doing business. it's a way of making contact with the people who. make the decisions.
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that. see. the suffering of millions of human beings. will be. many many thousands of lives. but. who has positively changed everything smallpox was completely eradicated which was the 1st time ever that a disease was saved each $1000000.00 on vaccines and care of the sick and iron. according to robert parsons the w.h.o. is infiltrated by the industry from the very start. this was an english this was on the trail francisco examiner anyway i was not happy with my coverage
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because it made them look. less them good. ever since the 1950 s. studies have shown that smoking damages the health but for decades the w.h.o. does little to oppose the backhoe industry. because. if i can work up. you know as i work on a raffle that's right but i am surprised the majority of politicians take no action against tobacco advertising for decades. nothing is done to check the profits of the tobacco industry until charges are brought against it by its victims and by the usa. gradually the tobacco companies are obliged to publish their internal documents. their strategies to combat the w.h.o. are made public one example is the boca raton action plan from the year 988 senior
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figures that philip morris met in florida and drew up a number of sophisticated strategies to limit the power of the w.h.o. the 1st and most important this organization has extraordinary influence on government and consumers and we must find a way to diffuse this. w.h.o. gets under pressure in areas. that are back a company's have operated for many years with with the deliberate group because of subverting the efforts. to control. instant. water. calls. and 3000. dollars or so. out of 3. so great that are talking to.
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one of these institutes is led by the american lawyer paul dietrich philip morris finances it with $240000.00 a year at the same time dietrich is a consultant for the w.h.o. regional office in america when his double role becomes known dietrich moves into the finance industry. he won't agree to talk to me in the w.h.o. report on the strategies of the tobacco industry 6 other consultants are mentioned the british toxicologist frank sullivan for instance claims that passive smoking doesn't harm your health his study on the subject is financed by philip morris. in the year 2000 and sullivan's collaboration with the tobacco industry becomes public but he still continues to advise w.h.o. i mean with 2 department leaders commenting tobacco under the auspices of the w.h.o. we have
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a 0 tolerance approach as i said the director general says the tobacco industry is our number one and i would say and we wear that badge very proudly is franks i live in still a w joke and it absolutely and i mainly have it and we have a they can't because the names of all those persons are well known through the documents but now they're even going to consult to w.h.o. for example in 2002 let's say. not that i'm aware of as well too and again the policies that are in place now is that all consultants no matter whether they're working on tobacco control or infectious diseases or anywhere in the organization have to sign a declaration of interest but this means a lot of trust. they should be reviewed trust i think that you should trust you you trust you can. already being suspicious of all the people and their capacities to do things ok thank you so much.
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and also. they always say ok we had a problem and there were a single person who were corrupt this was this i live in. and so on. but i have always thought and i mean it wasn't really a single person's and now it's over ok what you say that segments of. it when i was the tobacco company documents which show how major corporations operate and the pharmaceutical companies or the chemical companies do not operate any differently their obligation to their shareholders completely overwhelms any consideration of public health so these are the people that are to be h one n one push. swine flu or h one n one is presented by the w.h.o. and in the public media as a huge threat wrongly as that leader emerges. if you've been diagnosed with
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probable or presumed 2009 and one or swine flu in recent months you may be surprised to know this the odds are you didn't have a 2001 flu in fact you probably didn't have flu at all. many countries including germany italy france and great britain concluded secret agreements with pharmaceutical companies before the swine flu incident which obliged them to purchase swine flu vaccinations but only if the w.h.o. issued a pandemic level 6 alert. does now at the start of the 2009 influenza pandemic giving. reason. right now. made yarden.
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sun. in noise. for trigger minutes are not stopping to must and if you can just be sure. to do news to get the. most. swine flu makes considerable profits for the manufacturer. and 1st quarter profit setting at. one point. 6000000000 us dollars from 1.5 i try to arrange an interview with the person responsible for swine flu at the w h k g fukuda he was often on television at the time but i get an appointment with the official press spokesman 11 countries officially reporting 331 cases of influenza a h one n one infection with 10 deaths.
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companies and government well you have to be aware of this of course you have to be aware of everything that's going on and it is extremely easy to after the fact say well maybe i should have done y. and a should not have done b. however think about the opposite what would have happened how the influenza killed 50 percent of the people it infected and there was no. no no no. i meant. another year another amazing. include. is there
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a. group but who says he's not. at the time i'm pregnant and i am sure it's crowns in all forms of travel public media exaggerates with words and images the danger reason. from swine flu. is how a man would be in order to get. there. he said i did i don't like the guidelines and then there were the low amazing could they have declared to make a level 6 also with the 0 at the finish no. i meant the date of the l.s.a.t. the. seem to be in mortality that same clue yet as likely did you deal . me.
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so this is. this was removed. before. p.p. . you're missing the i going to the farm industry in so fan i'll see i'm a good and fair trying to get a hard day but if you really have to look to local to do like phone calls also as a form of. just leave or. really that's all but instead of just us of course would like to have a vaccine tomorrow we would have wanted to have you just sitting in 2009 miss kinealy is a member of the w h m swine flu working group previously she had worked for the french pharmaceutical company trans g. the press spokesman doesn't allow me to interview her so i try to approach her directly at a conference. i asked miss kinealy why the criteria of severity was deleted from
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the definition of a pandemic. the truth there if. there. are values. i. don't want to. because the quote was not really. do.
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it's going to. do. i'll give you. get. him into. the. group on swine flu consists of 13 external consultants to report conflicts of interest ferguson declares consultancy fees from glaxo smith kline baxter and the manufacturers of the swine flu vaccines and medications not a problem for the. in 2007 albert osterhaus right on the dutch health commission due to his conflict of interest he declares to the. he has shares
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in the pharma company viral clinics which is suspected of profiting from swine flu he also declares that he is the chairman of his w.i. describing it as a group of independent scientists in fact it is partly financed by vaccine manufacturers. i can tell you they have no scientific meeting today organized that is not being spun that sponsored by industry and rightly so the industry is making the vaccines it's not the national institutes that are making the vaccines and the long industries doing it i very curious. at the moment i'm working more with the private sector as well so i stopped still consulting from time to time i used to working with this you scientists influence i guess on the channels that particular organization because i saw it you declared this is a conflict of interest and it's not a conflict of interest but i declare also what might be perceived as a conflict of interest. to be very careful so at least if you say that and of
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course people can hold it against you yeah but at least i can always say and i've always done that it's a huge your you at least you show what you do it was written they are independent group of scientists and when i looked under beds that as saw that it's funded by all. it's not funded by some money comes from from from vaccine produces but there's money coming from many other sources as well and that's the same with w.h.o. and a lot of other you organizations as long as you are transparent and show what you're doing it's fine i think how is that percentage of funding i don't know exactly but there is a substantial part of the funding comes from elsewhere from meetings comes from comes from european projects come from and there's a percent just coming from industry as well and that's completely transparent no it's fine to bring it up again but for me it's. i don't get any hard figures. without any facts without transparency i can't make any progress here.
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more. stuff. not only.
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this kind of a scam. it's keep. it. in the case of the pharmaceutical industry it's even more difficult for the w.h.o. to maintain its independence than with the tobacco industry on the one hand the
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dollar is dependent on the pharmaceutical industries for research and medication but the industry's financial interests mustn't damage the. area health one thing is clear today the pharmaceutical industry is part of the health system just like the government's. politics are losing power and that's also reflected in the financing of the w.h.o. in the 1990 s. all countries froze their membership contributions in the wake of the financial crisis. today u.n. organizations foundations n.g.o.s and industry contribute almost 40 percent of the w.h.o. is annual budget the 2nd largest source of finance right after the usa is the bill and melinda gates foundation. 30 years ago and starting
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microsoft there was we had a very ambitious vision a computer for everyone. now i join you in seeking to achieve an even more important vision which is good health for every human being today the w.h.o. relies on voluntary contributions like that from the gates foundation but these are often linked to conditions. the w h o's annual budget amounts to about $2000000000.00 coca-cola spends twice that much on advertising alone and the hospitals around lake geneva spend $6000000000.00 a year. when it was founded the w.h.o. could decide how to distribute its funds itself now 70 percent of its budget is tied to particular projects countries or regions.
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if the w.h.o. receives funding to fight malaria for example it can't use that money to combat it mona. during his says will fellow put it in very precise words at present w.h.o. a lot of the operational capacity of culture to deliver a full emergency public health system. what does the director general of the w.h.o. think about that. i want to ask her what constraints she is under. no. after decades of the program with instructions they took on greek computers. on their own identifying patents and predicting human behavior. official
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intelligence could monitor ombudsman. and decide future. picture to coach the world according to ai and exposes the bias inside the machine coming soon on al-jazeera. kidnappings and murders in crimea since russia's forced onyx ation of the black sea. i don't understand why he was kidnapped. in schools of crimean totilas have been arrested tortured and killed most believed by russian security forces. crimea russia's dirty secret. on al-jazeera. i don't want to live in the world where everything is designed in california and china the cutting edge is in the hands of the corporations the only way to be subversive is
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to be able to control the technology but massimo bands he has built a chip that anyone can use to build anything. cost like a pizza spearheading a global movement to democratize technology meet your make up part of the rebel geek series on out to 0. 0 i maryam namazie in london with a recap of the top stories now nationalist parties have made significant gains in elections the european parliament topping the polls in france and italy the e.u. elections have also seen a surge in support for the green movement and the liberals here in the u.k. the brics party which is pushing to leave the e.u. without a withdrawal deal was by far the largest party. there's
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a vote that says no deal breaks it back on the table make it part of all to go see asians because without that you've got no chance of getting a sensible free trade deal but i want us as the brics at body to be engaged in that but it's also a vote that says the 31st of october is that but the really big day in this process if we don't leave on the day then you could expect the brics that party to repeat this kind of surprise. and austria's chancellor has been forced from office after his former coalition partners voted against him in a vote of no confidence sebastian kurtz broke ranks with the freedom party after leaked videos showed senior members appearing to offer state contracts to a woman posing as the niece of a russian oligarch it only been in the position for a year and a half but is polling strongly ahead of snap elections in a few months time. in other stories we're covering the israeli military says it's attacked a syrian anti-aircraft battery that fired on one of its warplanes the incident happened close to the abandoned border city of connector at the foot of the golan
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heights near the israeli syria border there are reports of injuries and the destruction of a syrian military vehicle a syrian government forces meanwhile are bombarded rebel held killing at least 9 people it follows a brief cease fire in the government's offensive against the region is the last major piece of territory still in rebel hands and israeli m.p.'s have passed a preliminary motion to dissolve parliament less than 2 months after elections which seem to offer prime minister benjamin netanyahu a new mandate less and yahoo has 48 hours left to form a coalition that can govern the country he's facing resistance from the party of former defense minister avigdor lieberman lieberman wants to end exemptions for orthodox jewish men being drafted into the military on netanyahu his religious allies insist the law remains in place. well we'll have much more on everything we're covering in the news hour that's coming up with myself at $2100.00 g.m.t. a bit like to night in just stay less than half an hour's time to join me then i
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and the filmmaker and i have a daughter. it is important to me that she finds the will and good condition. and i can tell you the most scientific meeting today organized that is now being spun the sponsored by industry and rightly so the industry is making the vaccines it's not the national institutes their obligation to their shareholders completely overwhelms any consideration of public health universal health coverage is the single most powerful concept that public health has to offer. a lot of people. since i can't get to speak to market jan i meet one of her close advisors. a sink it's simply a wrong perception to think that can be an external independent review. because then you have to say who is selecting this independent expert and who is controlling their independence and who is controlling the independence of those controlling the independence. which. of course is right
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but is wrong you know is mixing everything up because this world is as it is and you have to do what you can to make sure that the independence of the science is as good as possible it will never ever be perfect he's quite right that he should be talking about his own i mean his is from switzerland he came straight from switzerland which is a country that is completely locked into a partnership approach and he's in charge of partnerships. so i know. this was very keen that any companies could destroy. you.
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and. to present. them for. professor is contributing to the term of the risks of radioactive contamination in
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public. and the. data. can. together with the. nuclear catastrophe. in. the dangers of nuclear radiation hazard for example keeping silent about a rise in cancer. it's difficult to find anybody who is allowed to talk the man. matsumoto. is also a doctor and has founded a convalescent camp for children from camp dominated area he was. was the other name of the new sample but it's met children with a. son or she looking at their children and i would have thought of that would have been at their. conclusion i will commit. you know when you are.
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should i think you need that you are much easier to scuttle with all the dirt from what i've just. discovered you called a 100 there kid you were at. your door more. it would all go no use in the interview did it they must. as a result of experience after turn out all the w h l recommendations for iodine my revised in the year 999 on of the supervision of the british scientists keefe baverstock and member of staff at the w h o. when i started my program with w.h.o.
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within a few weeks i learned that there was a claim that there was a large number of thyroid cancers in children and this ended up in the mission to minsk. astonishing number of children who had been operated for thyroid cancer quite young children so to see as we did on that day when i think it was 1112 maybe cases in one place at one time all having been operated was really quite extraordinary. we took it from there. better russian colleagues i was too short papers in the journal nature to draw attention to it often the papers were published w.h.o. me to withdraw the paper from nature. a paper published with about 5 or 6 other people. agreeing on this position. and cries of
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lost me to redraw that paper from publication. ofter to being published tries. to navel this is written by. you is my career he said your career will be shortened if you don't do this. unpleasant charge or. did you have any contact with us w h o f that's a typical accident you know much a lot of them and does this sort of the go karting that's got up and. muscle and all. that and i sort of that because they should have it on 20 and the. name out that they're not and you go i say stand yeah. when you. was a successful tended to my stuff. then there were so whores as
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a mother then i thought i was and all. that and all said so you're not i don't i mean my study is so you have them on the net and they mustn't stop. and then they just throw up they could just as one of those i o. . come out of the door and they misunderstand what i have and all all. i still find it beyond belief that naoto kan was convinced at the time that no radioactivity would emerge after the accident. just one day after the accident a monitoring station of the organization c t b t o recorded raised levels of radioactivity 200 kilometers from the nuclear power station. at me and i.
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think. maybe what i'm. doing it. takes. and there you don't know by that going to scare the mom. gave them on then that they're calling about 30 day. and what have you come up with another mistake if i had there was needed to be one of the sort either their children we know you've got a gang of money for my to see my do you mother movement that you. decline to meet there hey listen i'm all i gotta and i not been wrong so no they were right there. and that's when it is going on all settle down other than more so the more. you could do to. mother so your mother each did i do still do we do you know what is in the studio cooks but who is right and when thinking of this now and also you can
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say so i just got out of the pointy end so it will be an awful scene but i'm on the will call to you so if that's what that night i couldn't even if you come was you know. what do you think today about iodine intake i asked the nuclear accident we were going it's more as what was said in the video people are not taking all it on as if it were the job knees authorities have thought so that. they have distributed are you going tablets pre-position them but i have not yet anyone to take the taking i don't like tablets in the absence of. radiation is actually for you you need to much i don't mind taking iodine to the exposure and i stand by that from today's point of view was the exposure given at that time in most affected areas are not you know again that's almost 5 years ago and i can't
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remember the process from day to day and certainly we would have adopted through our recommendations based on the information we were getting. but there are these guidelines and it's written in yeah you should take i have been within the 1st 6 hours after a nuclear accident. that's in the air and it's also clear that it was not given in full. it's all its effects i mean that's something you don't have to look up it's obvious it's ok. i really think you are wasting your time on this topic and then we should move on to other topics because i would have until 12 o'clock is it that you can say something critical about the japanese government i. work on the basis of facts and if i don't have the facts and the information a 100 fingertips i'm not going to speculate. but in general is it possible or
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thought i mean to criticize nations and i'm not going to say anything more about this what should i say anything or no this was a general question not in relation to. well let's move on to another topic ok is it getting more difficult for you now that w h o has us. who says w h o's of course trust that you. and the new york academy of science books this one. comes up with an estimate of 985000 deaths but that is world wide between 986 and 2004. and of course that makes a dramatic contrast with what the establishment says which is still around 50 deaths and possibly $4000.00 cancers as a as a final total. we have been in front of the world health organization headquarters
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in geneva for 7 years now and it is a permanent peaceful protest. the other major mission is that the world health organization has never considered anything except cancer. as a health effects through committee so ministers are mostly dismissed as an inch of the. least the bush additional yes immediate right. positions school students. really are very much here. in this case. the school doesn't. get prayer the right here. for. us. must. disappoint. anybody church to. rescue people seem to be eventually destroy
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anybody you just want to be give jim a disgusting. since january we know that there are other diseases one of the diseases unfortunately. it's cardiovascular disease infertility diseases other than cancer there's a book maybe you heard about it the academy of science which was reputed by the new yorker cademy of sciences because it's so when sound. but that's not sure. if you read the account of the statement from the new york academy of sciences and 2011 or 12 they were puting it at the board and let me give you this this is from the journal of radiology monitoring where you ok the york academy of sciences which talks about all the flaws of that ok ok so i should also if you something ever book review by independent to me. yeah yeah.
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ok read this and then we meet again. hello this is me and frank what does it mean exactly that the new york academy of science repudiate the channel. the editor tells me that the academy never repudiated the book he permits me to record the phone call but later he withdraws his permission is in the able to speak freely either. perhaps the publisher of the turntable book can help me. orning good morning the original contact person at the new york cademy of sciences you know agreed to publish the book and then there was a big draw to the new york academy and they didn't think it was
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a good idea and i suspect that they were pressured by the nuclear industry but i don't know for sure. the influence of the nuclear industry. the international atomic energy agency i a e a was to promote the safe and peaceful use of atomic energy. well we made an important and viable option for many countries as a state in. the w.h.o. is concerned with health these are different priorities but the 2 organizations are working closely together. for example together with other u.n.
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organizations they are compiling a report on the health consequences of her novel. this is you're a. critic of you. and they. tended not to invite critics for their 2 reports one of. the thing was that the word be whole series of informative is going on between w.h.o. and i i quite senior levels very senior levels. and they would. predetermined what the line they would take. that's why they had a w.h.o. stroke. meeting in riyadh 2005 but afterwards with of the far to put the line across this is a this is what we're going to do the trouble was that many many people came. and me around works at the. she's responsible for the risks of radioactive
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contamination i deliberately make an appointment to see her in paris the press department won't get in the way here to make sure she agrees to see me i don't tell her what i want to talk about until we 1st meet. is like a lot of them said i'm saying that there has been one. this is because they look one of their own. and then. 1000000 this is it but this is because they are looking at a broader patch of population 1000000000 that's you think you can hide 1000000 deaths but seriously yes but do you seriously take course you have more than we did request of how can you seriously believe that accident caused 50 deaths. but it's still under.
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so we wrote the other report. and the initials are tio r.c.h. which is torch we said right away that we expected somewhere between 30 and 60000 altogether worldwide future death because the plume from chernobyl went right round the world. not hemisphere and whiles the concentrations were low far far away and it doesn't matter because the many many millions of people there are 600000000 people and europe alone. and they were all affected even if it's all kinds of it is at sea on the faint that's you'll see even 5 caning if you hadn't mentioned that it often illegal in the soviet union.
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i we were not using cancer mortality figures but rather incidence is because as you know most of the cancers can now be treated in therefore that will not work valid the associated i don't know whether you have not is but our health risk assessment is only with the log of but i mean if one side of the experiments belong to a year this is kind of anticipating that those as from my you you are not on the best of the science which is the case i don't think they were there to represent any of the literature i mean it was criticize that there was no. radio biologist also no scientist who published critical articles on has effect of nuclear energy but when you need to do this equate poor it is not
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a question of printing an activist a from the left with an activist or from the right wing is a question of science what's happening is that there are groups outside that they want to use those as evens to say you see nuclear energy is is bad is it is dangerous why with want to stop the use of the nuclear energy which is a different cost doing anything it could also be the other way around that nuclear industry. tries to not to tell the whole truth about it has impacts. really i have no doubt for sure we are dead and we are doing the best that we can and with this report of everybody recognized that there is a need for a. 35 institution that would sense i mean with weight. and powerful institution would be the best for all of us and i would fight for that . for the rest of my life. convenes public health officer and i think my record
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accurately it's that we need to fight i'm not afraid. a scientist in the united states this past spring maybe observation that this generation of children. is the 1st generation in modern history. there's not going to be as healthy as their parents. that should not be. what do i do with this knowledge now go out on the streets together with independent who are just go home again. and i at the end now is there any real and . margaret chan carries on.
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is. right. it's over to you folks who would like to start the round of questions. is it on. yeah ok 1000000 frank open media it's a question to dr chan we have just learned that area if you. are and climate change global health challenges but i'm asking myself how can we meet. if there is constantly losing power in pardon no 9 nations may want to weak. even compact i view it the titanic i would say so isn't it your response have been a dr chan to step down before the end of your 2nd term an audit to signal to the well that your organization your ship is sinking. you as an excellent question if i tell you that big toe as an organization only
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30 percent of my budget is predictable funds other 70 percent i have to take a head and go around the world to beg for money. and when they give us the money they are highly linked to their preferences but they like it may not be the priority of the big show so if we do not solve this you know. we're not going to ask that to be as great as we were.
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hello there some of us in australia have been seeing a fair amount of snow so in the southeast out of this weather system here it's bringing in some very cool weather and over the mountains we are seeing some wintry weather as well this is to me is trying to move away with still a good deal of cloud with us as we head through the day on tuesday still a few showers particularly for tasmania and it looks like that rain's going to turn heavy again as we head through wednesday so cool and damp am towards the west it should be following force in perth with the top temperature of around 23 degrees and over towards new zealand and we've got some pretty heavy rain with us at the moment you can see the cloud that we've had with this recently you could also see the cloud that's galloping its way across the tasman sea and this is got a lot of thunder and lightning mixed in with it to all of this is edging its way
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across us so the next couple of days are looking pretty miserable some strong winds to deal with and some very heavy rains as well particularly in the western parts of the south island but nor thought and should actually draw up a little bit as we head through wednesday wednesday definitely a brighter picture there for the towards the north and it's made incredibly help for us in japan over the past few days but all of that is now changing thanks to this very lively weather system this is giving us some very heavy downpours but it's sweeping its way across us and behind it it will certainly be a lot cooler. consequence since. i go to the troops and drop the service in the marine corps for next year
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insurance not for the just go away. to live out of stroke for the last couple years . he's homeless or follows a group of the u.s. veterans much iced by wars. as they struggle to get their lives back. on al-jazeera. 0. hello i'm maryam namazie this is the news hour live from london coming up in the next 60 minutes the changing face of europe far right in nationalist policies win in european elections but so do the liberals and the greens. meanwhile the e.u.
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youngest leader is forced out of power after a corruption scandal causes a political avalanche in austria and al jazeera investigation tracks the military aircraft and spy planes that appear to be supporting libya's most powerful world and the $1000000.00 yachts and luxury cars seized from argentina's corrupt elite and the investigators vowing to pursue justice. about people with all your school are all on their way back to be induced premier league ball to securing promotion and in paris to filming french open champion rafa will go to a winning start. welcome to the program our top story off a 1000000000 europeans are facing a new political landscape for the 1st time in 4 decades the centrists alliances
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that have dominated the european parliament of fail to form a majority new political forces on the rise with the far right storming the result in france italy and the u.k. there's also been a surge in support for the liberals and the greens are reports now from paris. the face of europe's parliament is changing the traditional power blocs of the center right and center left that have dominated for decades lost seats as populous greens and liberal searched for the 1st time in 40 yes since the 1st elections in $1879.00 of the european parliament due to classical party's socialist and conservatives will no longer have a majority. nationalism and fears over immigration fuelled gains for populist
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parties in france hungry and italy where matteo sell vinnie's far right policy one more than 30 percent of the vote. in a not only is the league the 1st party in italy but marine le pen is the 1st party in france in the u.k. knowledge of the rajah's 1st so it's a 3 france england it's the sign of a europe that is changing green parties in several countries celebrated their best e.u. election results highlighting concern among some voters and the climate change after ending these of people all across europe want to form a peaceful europe together we haven't just got a great result in germany but as it stands in ireland and the netherlands in austria all across europe the greens are strong. the election results reflect a growing political trend in me use 28 member states people are increasingly rejecting establishment traditional mainstream parties and supporting alternatives and voting for causes the center right european people's party remains the largest
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bloc in the e.u. parliament but with no majority it will be forced to seek support to form a pro e.u. coalition the center right and center left parties have scored badly they have both lost. they have both lost votes but we see a 3rd party emerging which is the liberals at the moment so the liberal party if one includes. votes from across is likely to become the king made car in the next european parliament. the european project was created after world war 2 to ensure the rivalries between countries would never again result in conflict while these elections show that politically europe is more fragmented than ever pro e.u. parties still retain a majority suggesting that although some voters may be questioning the european union most still believe in it natasha butler al-jazeera paris or some of the most dramatic results came here in the united kingdom where the traditional big party
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suffered massive losses to reason may's ruling conservatives could only manage 5th place its worst result for 200 years and the opposition labor party didn't do much better it's inevitably all down to bracks it and a warning that lawrence his report contains flash photography. the breath. leading to. the reading there was only one winner in the british election nigel farage invigorated those voters who feel betrayed at grex it's not having happened is single issue bricks of party were in just over 30 percent of the vote most of it at the expense of the conservative party this is a vote that says put no deal breaks it back on the table make it part of our negotiations because without that you've got no chance of getting a sensible free trade deal but i want us as the brakes at body to be engaged in that but it's also a vote that says the 31st of october is the but the really big day in this process
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if we don't leave on that day then you can expect the exit party to repeat this kind of surprise it would actually roll and such was the collapse in support for the conservatives in the wake of the reason may's resignation that they came out with the worst results in their history negotiated breck's a deal is now dead the party by its own admission in an existential cry. the main opposition labor party suffered too because of jeremy coleman's continued prevarication over whether or not he supports us in the aftermath he gave an indication he might now be prepared to support a new referendum what this party does. it supports an agreement with the european union to prevent crushing out supports putting that proposal when agreed to a public act there was in-fighting that directly to a surge in support for the greens and liberal democrats the total vote for parties which supports not leaving the european union at all was over 40 percent so they
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could say they won as well the number of votes to fact that more people have supported remain parties if you count us as the lead remaining party and then greens and change u.k. add those votes together more people have supported us and supported the brics it party the government has to listen there is one piece of common ground between the brics a party and its pro european opponents all of which outflank labor and the conservatives they're all demanding electoral reform the traditional 2 party system of politics in this country is now under enormous strain and i hope that this will be a sign to the conservatives and the labor party that there we need to have a proportional system and i truly believe when you look at those 2 parties there is more than one party sitting under the same umbrella and what they need to heal their own divisions it's be able to be true about who they are it's individual policies on the left and right of their own parties and if we had
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a proportional system that would give them the opportunity to do that while sitting still and labor or conservative and if it's to achieve. our all is now demanding to be part of any new bracks in the go see asian he's pro european opponents are demanding another referendum the main part is a lost traditional politics here is in melt. al-jazeera in london. meanwhile austria is now without a leader after sebastian kurtz was forced to step down as chancellor following a vote of no confidence opposition parties joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal that brought down his right wing coalition government dominic cain has that story now from vienna. just over a week ago court said a stable coalition astri's far right. now his chancellorship is over after only 17 months in office and his country has no government but the fear sacked this was the scandal that engulfed his family partners and eventually ended the coalition the
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secret video emerged of the freedom party's leaders filmed in 2017 apparently advising russians how their country could increase its influence over austrian politics the controversy led courts to force the party's cabinet ministers from office last week now they have returned the compliment. you have begun to see if you made the entire freedom party responsible for the wrong actions of 2 people who took the appropriate measures as we agreed that's what he did he tried to take advantage of a difficult situation of a government partner he tried to enlarge his own power base for the social democrats it was about denouncing what they call the unconstitutionality of courts is actions it is then shouting laws this is a shameless unrestrained an irresponsible power grab this is what we are witnessing but the power in our country is based on the people and not you it was a stark contrast from sunday's scenes when civil courts led his party to its best
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european election result in 20 years which makes the opposition decision to force an early election seemed electorally questionable the chamber is now empty the politicians who voted the government out of left perhaps gone to think about planning their election campaign the one irony of this results is that the man who's been forced from office might well soon be back on those same government benches if the opinion polls are anything to go by something mr cortes knows only too well as he told his supporters soon after losing the confidence of parliament been hyped up by them a bit too. parliament decided that at the end of the day in september in this democracy the people will decide and i'm looking forward to it thank you for your support clearly he thinks he can ride that support back to the chance of a ship dominant. what a surprise breakthrough in the e.u.
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elections came from the greens who now stand to become the 4th largest bloc in the new european parliament the greatest success for the environmentalists came in germany where the greens came in 2nd place with 20 percent of the vote they took over a 1000000 votes from the country's 2 largest parties they also came 2nd in finland on 16 percent france or a major upset with the environmentalists in europe acknowledging a very posting polling at 13.3 percent to make them the 3rd largest party. in ireland the green party trebled its vote from 5 percent to 15 percent a result that was almost emulated in the u.k. where the queen's vote share rose from 4.6 percent to 12 and a half or over all queen parties are projected to take 69 seats in the european parliament making the potential kingmakers when it comes to choosing the next president of the european commission and one of her friends ernie is the co-chair of the european green party showings us now from brussels thank you for taking the
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time to speak to us so clearly it was a positive night for green parties what can we expect from this bloc within the european parliament will there be a strict focus on the environment and climate change or will they seek to play a broader role. we always had the brutal rule good evening 1st of all our major victories in the last legs where concerning issues of course the climate and energy and environment but also rights with events around the hungary on about hungary or the privacy and europe relations so i would say that we learned our goal all along our 3 priorities which is of course climate change which has to do with economy democracy and rights for all in europe so i think that this revisions are very much connected and this is where we are going to try to have a bigger martin what we had in the past but i suppose this is kind of a watershed moment isn't it for the movement on the whole this is the 1st time that
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you can play you could be a real force within the european parliament and the interesting thing is that the european green party is made up of more than 30 national parties will they be able to align their views on key issues that are priorities for the european parliament issues like trade the economy digital taxation. well you know one of the reasons why we have a european green party is exactly to do what you just set and this has been our effort over the past years i think that one of the most important things that they can say about the greens over their past but one of the reasons why we are somehow collecting our collect our efforts tonight or yesterday is exactly because even if we are not a huge political force we are really able to be united in a few missions and we win because we're able to gather majorities so i think that this kind of unity will be our greatest patrimony and also over the next the in the
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negotiations which i trust are not going to be very very easy but on which we have certain priorities that hopefully would be respected also because we are not alone in this our the saw green wave has been very much pushed by young people in the streets but also the goat of young people saw i believe that the other parties will be somehow are contaminated by this kind of bad proposal because we have very little time to to reverse of the trend and be able to fight climate change so i think that the in the not only the goals but at the time are in our sights of course so as we were saying the the green wave definitely was there in may in the northern and western europe but we didn't see much of an impact in some of the new e.u. countries in central and eastern europe and also the movement fail to make inroads
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in other countries like italy for example how do you explain the success in some areas and then obviously that the weakness and other parts of the region. well i think we have some kind of paradoxes italy for example my own country and this is a place where the mobilization of young students was the biggest in the world out there on the 15th of march i think that the reason there are 2 questions one is the offer that perhaps you were not strong enough or good enough to take and to interpret this kind of movement which was very sudden and very quick and the 2nd is that the political debate is basically stuck between momentum was delivered by the stars movement and so the on issues like a power struggle of 5 this sort of whole migration rise except that which did not allow the greenlee issues and climate questions to come out and this can be said the same is more or less the same all saw and in other in other countries but
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that's why you also always have to link the question of climate change with the national quality of the market and writes monica 1st cerny co-chair of the european green party joining us there from brussels thank you for your time you're very welcome to our. on as more political upheaval in romania where the leader of the ruling social democrats are starting a 3 and a half year jail sentence after losing an appeal against a corruption conviction. protesters chanted go to jail as drag me or was driven to prison from his home in the capital caressed dragnet is regarded as romania's most powerful man but he's far from becoming prime minister after a previous conviction for vote rigging. french police of arrested 4 suspects in connection with friday's bomb attack in police raided the flash of the leading suspect in the southern suburbs they later arrested 3 other people who french media
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say include his mother and brother 13 people were wounded on friday after apostle detonated outside a bakery in france's largest city or france's largest kamani fracture i know is in talks with chrysler corporation over a proposed merger or those board in narrowed would studying with interest the proposal from the joint us italian company if it goes through then the new company would immediately become the 3rd biggest automaker in the world behind and vaults fuck. you at the news hour live from london much more still ahead for you fighting hunger in the middle of a civil war we hear from one gammoning mother who's struggling to feed her 10 children. donald trump says he doesn't want regime change in iran despite ordering a military build up around the country. and then is for ready to make history tossed in and gear up for the champions league final.
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at least 9 people have been killed south of it libin as strikes by syrian government forces a number of people also trapped under the rubble following the bombardment in the town of reheard and surrounding villages government troops have been pushing to take it live since last month the region is the country's last major rebel stronghold. elsewhere 4 years of war have pushed yemen which was already one of the poorest arab states to the brink of famine for the millions of yemenis forced from their homes the situation is becoming increasingly desperate victoria gay should be reports. this yemeni mother has 10 children to feed and this is where they live in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people in the remote had to provence in northern yemen all i guess i look back we are living under a tree and we don't have anything and there are snakes which we are scared of
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yesterday we had to kill one back got too close i struggle for my children i back so that i can see down. fighting between pro hooty forces and fighters backed by the saudi u.a.e. coalition has intensified in the province in the past 2 months around 420000 yemenis forced from their homes living in hundreds of makeshift settlements such as this. and the numbers keep rising on this campus in a very bad condition some people have received food aid packages and others of not some people have received tents and others still have to live under the trees the situation is similar to that of homeless people who don't have any found. aid is trickling in through her data port the gateway for 80 percent of yemen's food and humanitarian assistance but hope generated by the huge he withdrew from the city earlier this month is fading. this fighting on the outskirts raising concerns of the deepening humanitarian crisis growing even worse the war is intensifying in
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many parts of the country where every day we have stories of people fleeing from air strikes shelling gladwyne they tell us that they're hungry and they're worried . things won't get any better they're being different as bad as they've ever had it in families such as she feet is a struggling to survive and the chances of aid agencies reaching their remote mountain camps appeared to be fading victoria gate and be al jazeera. well al-jazeera investigation has tracked several military aircraft and spy planes that seem to be supporting libya's most powerful warlord khalifa after us forces are currently battling libya's un supported government for control of the capital tripoli but he's being backed by a range of military aircraft that do not appear to be part of his own arsenal several of them appear to have switched off their tracking devices to conceal their movements while in libya the country's currently under an arms embargo imposed by
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the united nations so let's speak to billow now he is an analyst at the online magazine gulf matters will the country may be subjected to a u.n. arms embargo but clearly isn't working there are violations of that embargo what are your thoughts on the details of this investigation. well i think it's an interesting investigation because it draws in some of the outside players clearly the united arab emirates egypt but also interesting i think about the french intelligence apparently being involved in some spike tracking activity and russia the so what we're seeing is a lot of players coming into libya we shouldn't forget that in addition to the u.a.e. violating the security council embargo turkey has been selling weapons to a partner ceasars who is of course leading the internationally recognized
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government in tripoli it's a situation and i think of a recipe that's heading towards almost a yemen scenario where as we're in effect beginning to see a proxy war attentional emerging now without so it influences starting to come in and how thorough is seen by many outsiders certainly the u.a.e. certainly france as a strong man who can bring the country together for them or ati's as an opportunity to support someone who is against the muslim brotherhood or the french who knows what game macron is playing i would suggest it is a dangerous game what needs to happen is of course the arms embargo should be respected there should be an attempt to return to a peace negotiations have to are on the day that the un was set to begin a dialogue launches offensive against tripoli we're looking at a pretty bleak situation right now and i think the al-jazeera report supports the
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the situation that we're heading into as i said potentially a yemen. confrontation and clearly external back as a continuing to supply weapons and support and as we've seen in other parts of the region that is likely to deepen the conflict. much more protracted war in libya with possibly more lives lost why have efforts not been concentrated on preventing violations of the arms and the obvious 1st step to take isnt it. it is miriam it is the obvious 1st step to take but there's a kind of almost international crawl assess and i think you really you need to take it straight back to washington and the presidency of donald trump truck has effectively removed diplomacy as as a weapon that could be used against war he's certainly prepared to threaten wars whether it carries through in those threats is of course another another situation
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but in terms of diplomacy there's a vacuum and when a vacuum is there it will be filled d.c. an opportunity them are obvious have been busy throughout the region in the horn of africa we've seen them active in yemen they were engaged in in syria they see an opportunity in libya and they're going to exploit that and i think the turks for their side of the base you know opportunity as well and they are supporters of the muslim brotherhood they too want to raise their space and in the region so in this situation of a back you know players will emerge and we're seeing that happening now thank you very much phil thoughts on this story appreciate it bill who is an analyst with gulf matters. well now in other stories the israeli military says its attack to a syrian anti-aircraft battery the fight on one of its warplanes the incident happened close to the abandoned border city of connection at the foot of the golan
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heights near the israeli syria border there are reports of injuries and the destruction of a syrian military vehicle israeli m.p.'s have passed a motion to dissolve parliament less than 2 months after elections which seemed to offer prime minister benjamin netanyahu a new mandate as new who has 48 hours left to form a coalition that can govern the country. he's facing resistance from the party of former defense minister of think joe lieberman lieberman wants to end exemptions for orthodox jewish men being drafted into the military on netanyahu his religious allies insist that the law remains in place if. a lot can be done in 48 hours the voters' wishes can be respected a strong right wing government can be established we can bring stability and a good government to israel i hope people come to their senses and do the right thing. well still ahead for you. as morial day is marked in washington we look
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at 2 for the united states. i'm up watching in for me and i'll be reporting on this country's efforts to get that precious stolen artifacts taken in the colonial era. and then a bit later it's day 2 of the french open peter has the details more top seeds going out. hello there there's a big swirling mass of cloud over europe at the moment the satellite picture shows that center of circulation and all of this cloud marching up through the southeastern parts of europe at the moment that's giving some of us some very heavy rain and actually i invest some parts of southeastern europe and across as we're likely to see around 100 millimeters of rain in the next couple of days and that could give a problem with flooding towards the north and the things are turning cooler for
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some of us here the as well flowing down from the north and so the temperatures are dropping london and paris when you get to around 16 degrees by the time we get to wednesday it is warmer for say that spain in portugal say madrid will be getting to 27 degrees and the southeastern parts of europe will be very warm because the air here it will feeding up from the south say 27 as of maximum in kiev and force in moscow to across the other side of the mediterranean and we have been some of the shit seeing some of the showery weather across europe as well tunisia has been seeing some very heavy downpours those alone actually caring away it doesn't mostly dry force on choose day but on wednesday the chance of seeing one and 2 showers is back i think there's a greater chance of seeing a downpour though over parts of libya some of the showers hey could be very heavy and they'll certainly be kicking a lot of dust towards the north. every
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war leaves a devastating impact on used cars earthrise explores some of the efforts to recover what was lost from the syrian scientists safeguarding one of our most valuable resources these are important southpaws and we have to make sure they are surviving to the refugees striving to co-exist with nature ok so what's going on there simulating what happens when an elephant comes life up to conflict on al-jazeera. in 2012 al-jazeera traveled to iraq people who are definitely scared to speak on camera they're saying that if they talk to us they think they'll be arrested down the line to take the pulse of a country ravaged under us occupation some of these graves are completely destroyed it's one of the most holy and sacred sites in all of iraq turned into a battleground between the mighty army and the americans rewind returns to iraq after the americans on al-jazeera.
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welcome back just a quick look at the top stories now nationalist parties have made significant gains in elections to the european parliament topping the polls in france italy and the united kingdom the e.u. elections of also seen a surge in support for the green movement in waddle street as chancellor has been forced from office after his former coalition partners voted against him in a vote of no confidence and are all the headline syrian government forces a bombarded rebel held killing at least 9 people. in other stories we're following more bodies have been recovered from a lake in my in the democratic republic of congo after a boat sank on sunday at least 45 people have been confirmed dead and dozens of
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passengers a missing or feared drowned. has more. dozens of bodies have been pulled from the water dozens more still missing and it's unlikely at this stage that survivors will still be found in the water more than 24 hours after the boat sank survivors say it was overloaded with cargo and with people and that's common for boats on congo's many waterways on the rivers and the legs which are crucial for connecting up the interior of the country there's little infrastructure many of the roads are only possible on a motorbike and it gets even difficult to pass them after heavy rains so the waterways are crucial also there's a lot of poverty so overloading from the point of view of boat crews is a way to get a little extra desperately needed income and from the point of view of passengers it's just the only means to get around to carry out their business and in the case of many of the passengers on this boat they were teachers going to collect their
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monthly salary which is essential of course for their survival as well when the boat sank soldiers who were posted around the lake went to try and rescue some of those who had survived they didn't have any proper military boats they're using small wooden boats the same kind that are used by the fishermen in the villages that live around the lake itself. lake mind on base also prone to choppy waters big waves and heavy tropical storms so even losing engine power on that lake for a few minutes in an overloaded boat can come with substantial risk these kinds of accidents aren't common. sources have told al jazeera that armed men have adopted and killed at least 7 people in the northeastern nigerian city of my degree boko haram is suspected to be behind the attack according to our sources suspected around fighters sneak into an area called dollar show ari and abducted the victims
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took them to the outskirts and killed them with machetes and madras brings us one hour from my degree. the attackers came in the dead of the night as their victims were preparing to go for a late midnight prayers during the ramadan abducted 7 people took them from the daleks to area of my degree to the outskirts of the city and cut them down using my shit is apparently the attackers were trying to avoid going attention on themselves and that's why according to security forces there was not using guns now the killings came hours after the nigerian army denied reports of an earlier ambush that resulted in the killing of $25.00 soldiers around the dam watches the nigerian army through a spokesman said the story was not true and that there was no such incident around them a degree. over the weekend now but what are most stepped up it's the types in those eastern nigeria just as the multinational drone task force the regional force that
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has been fighting both from come to nigeria chad and the general public have also stepped up their operations the shaikh olfaction in particular is accused of carrying the latest round of killings because they really distinguish between civilian and military target. that of sudan's military council has held talks with the crown prince of the united arab emirates as protests continue back in hard to. or han visited abu dhabi $100.00 bin zeid offered his support the trip follows but hans meeting with egypt's president on saturday a move that could protest as in sudan concerned about foreign interference hampering the country's transition to civilian rule. now polls have opened in madagascar for legislative elections the latest episode in a base a feud between president under. the former president marc ravalomanana voters are choosing the next 151 members of parliament manana who was beaten to the top job in
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december has been rallying behind candidates from his t i m party he wants to secure the job of prime minister if his party takes the most seats in parliament. now police police have arrested members of an outlaw of maoist group in connection with a weekend attack in kathmandu 4 people were killed and 7 injured after 3 explosions in the country's capital on sunday police said at least 13 officials from the mosque group had been arrested and several suspicious packages destroyed indonesian police have revealed a plot to assassinate national figures arresting 6 people believed to be involved for state officials are understood to be the targets the plot is linked to a wave of violence in jakarta last week in which 8 people were killed and about $900.00 injured security officials say the violence which broke out after president joko widodo was confirmed the winner of indonesia's general election was organized
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by several groups including one linked to i still. in thailand 2 political parties have been invited to join a new government with military chief general prayuth as prime minister a democrat and a thai parties receive the invitation at a meeting on monday with. the prime military party formed last year 2 parties that would give the pro army coalition a slim majority in the house of representatives. party says it excepted the invitation. the us president says america is not looking for regime change in iran donald trump says he's only interested in preventing to iran from getting nuclear weapons made the comments in japan where he's been meeting prime minister shinzo abbay on a 4 day state visit when he has more from tokyo. with a handshake donald trump received
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a historic owner in the imperial palace in tokyo the u.s. president became the 1st foreign leader to meet japan's new emperor. the beating was seen as a symbol of the strong relations between the 2 countries after a bilateral meeting with japan's prime minister shinzo of their attention turned from an ally to a foe with the u.s. president saying he's not seeking regime change in iran and i'm not looking to hurt around it or i'm looking to have iran say no nuclear weapons we have enough problems in this world right now with nuclear weapons no nuclear weapons for and i think will make a deal i think a room again i think iran has tremendous economic potential it was a softer tone from trump after weeks of increasing tension following the reimposition of sanctions on iran because of its nuclear development remains japan's prime minister is considering a trip to tehran next month and has offered to mediate in the dispute donald trump didn't publicly respond to that offer specifically but supports the idea of going
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to iran pushing this visit has been all about relationship building but given that . trump can sometimes be an unpredictable president he may well be nervous that a lot of his hard work could be easily undone particularly on the key issues of trade and security. with no significant announcement on trade there will inevitably be more tension over the large trade deficit the united states has with japan and the 2 leaders have different opinions on north korea's 2 missile tests earlier this month donald trump says he wasn't concerned by them while shinzo our best says they violated united nations security council resolutions. but they agreed to work together on the issue of japanese people abducted by north korea in the 1970 s. and eighty's as they met their relatives there are many still unaccounted for and prime minister said getting them back is a priority. up to the hanoi summit trump brought to the up took issue with north
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korean leader kim and told him my thoughts president trump is making diplomatic efforts in line with your voices he. wants to be directly involved in that diplomacy by meeting the north korean leader donald trump says he supports the initiative wayne hey al-jazeera tokyo. but iran's foreign minister and says his country isn't seeking nuclear weapons manager says u.s. policies are hurting the iranian people and causing regional tensions is monitoring the reaction from tehran. during his visit with senior leaders iran's deputy foreign minister abbas iraq he said the countries in the middle east are all connected and so u.s. sanctions on iran are bad for everyone because they put the security of the entire region at risk he also reiterated an idea that iran's foreign ministry has been pitching for some time now
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a regional non-aggression pact between iran and its arab neighbors that would strengthen regional trust and diminish the role of the united states in the middle east iraq used cars. came as u.s. president donald trump said he would range open to talks with iran to make some kind of a fresh deal but iranian leaders are likely to see the softer rhetoric from trump as insincere pointing to aggressive economic sanctions and a military buildup in the region as the true measures of american intentions towards iraq experts say in the absence of any real goals talking with the united states would be just for the sake of talking so as long as a reduction of sanctions remains highly unlikely iranian leaders are expected to maintain the policy of not negotiating with the trump white house one former commander of the islamic revolutionary guard corps said there is a slim chance that a u.s. return to the 2050 nuclear deal could bring iran back to the negotiating table but for the moment iranian leaders are focusing their diplomatic energy on reaching out
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to regional partners to try to strike up some kind of security cooperation that endeavors to elbow out the united states. it's morial day in the united states when america honors members of the military killed in sadness but not everyone who serves is american born around 40000 immigrants enlist in the u.s. military in the hope of an in u.s. citizenship but as castro reports that recruitment is now being scaled back i carried the. day every year thousands of immigrants pledge their allegiance to the united states to become new americans. it's a moment baba cain longs for he left senegal 10 years ago to study computer science in virginia after earning several degrees he decided to enlist in the army in 2016 through a program called mob need that allows non u.s. citizens for in the country legally to join the military and immediately apply for
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citizenship it has always been like a dream of mine for me to serve this country. but i figured this was the best opportunity for me to do that the army was looking for french speakers from africa at a time when terrorism threats were growing in the region kane says he can fill that role but it's been 3 years since he enlisted and he's still waiting to ship to basic training. the pentagon in 2017 announced major changes to the way non-citizens are recruited are leading to long delays there's concern that mommy recruits me be security threats to the u.s. are you a national security rest of the united states no i don't think so i don't think that i have a national security of this i don't have any problems i don't have any. issues with the law or anything. retired major general paul eaton led the u.s.
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army effort to train the iraqi military in the early 2000 he says at a time when the u.s. military is struggling to meet recruitment goals welcoming immigrants to serve is essential they tend to be very high performers they tend to be. language important they tend to be ambassadors from. their birth country and all that weaves into a picture of a young man or young woman who is who has a lot to contribute to the armed forces of the united states but a growing number of immigrants soldiers are denied citizenship even after reporting for duty it's become harder and harder for foreign born u.s. military recruits to become citizens of the country they now serve in fact recent government figures show that 16 per cent of immigrant soldiers are denied a u.s.
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citizenship that is higher than the 11 percent denial rate for immigrant civilians kane says he wants to be. u.s. citizen but he chose joining the military over sponsorship through work because he wants to give something back to the country he hopes to one day call his own he doesn't know if that day will ever come. castro al-jazeera washington a $1000000.00 yachts sparkling ferrari's and purring mist sadie's benj is all assets now in the possession of argentina's government after they were seized from corrupt politicians as part of an investigation that has spanned several president sees. has more from one as ira's. ceiling through but on a river aboard a confiscated $1000000.00 luxury yacht that's been used by argentine security forces. the ship belong to the god of the highway the former transport
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secretary during the administration of cristina fernandez. he's currently in prison accused of corruption whatever the prefect. says are using the yacht because the government cannot sell it. was recovered in a corruption operation it is now used by the students of the institute so they can learn how to navigate we have to pay for maintenance everything is very costly but i would rather buy speedboats all students but in the meantime it is what we have. for labor unions that represented construction workers he's being accused of corruption and extortion the estimated value of a star is about $350000.00. but it's not just for a reason there are at least 3 garages like this one filled with luxury cars the government has to pay for the made men's and insurance of the vehicles
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a cost that people like says needs to stop. ideally if the vehicles were normal. could use them in operations the problem is that in this case the cars are too expensive for us to use we have to keep them and it requires a big investment to keep them. accusations of corruptions were rampant during the previous administration already so michael came to power in 2015 with a promise to fight it but he was also investigated because his name appeared in the panama papers machree is the son of a once powerful businessman who also had dealings with the argentine state. never mind the political part there are within the political establishment links that transcend the party and mix business and political classes and many of them want all the corruption investigations to be closed because many many are in court . precedent mackley basta decrease so the government can sell the
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confiscated corruption items but for now it has not been implemented. the degree needs to be controlled by congress and congress rejected it the decree is unconstitutional i think fighting criminal organizations require us to address and limit to new methods but it has to go through congress and all political forces should be on the same side. but it's an election year in argentina and for now many in the opposition say the law will have to wait. malaysia's lost male sumatran rhinoceros has died in captivity dashing efforts to save the endangered species the animal named town was about 30 years old and lived at a wildlife preserve since 2008 the sumatran rhino the smallest species of rhinoceros was declared extinct in the wild in malaysia back in 2015.
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on the program or turn to the premier league has details of aston villa's promotion back to england's top flight. business updates brought to you by qatar where we're going places to get the.
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business updates brought to you by qatar oh we're going places together. i mean says it's working with the french government to arrange the return of precious auto fax stolen jewelry in the colonial era but one of the challenges is the capacity to look after the items once they arrive. reports now from a bowl me where many of those items of course have been taken from. this is what
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remains of the palace of what was once the most powerful kingdom in french speaking africa we were given rare access to the album a palace of 48 hector a maze of compounds rich in history and culture dating back hundreds of years the. guide is himself a prince who is explaining how the upper makings conquered their enemies sold their people to slavery and took hundreds of wives do you mean is asking france to return thousands of artifacts looted from the country during the colonial wars many of them thought to be from the kingdom of apple me these stars represent the spirits of the other making and they date back to the 1600s the obama people considered reason out of stolen artifacts to be at the heart of their culture and that's why they want them back. the current king holds a position still steeped in ceremony we have to kneel while he grants us an audience and gives his view on the issue. of these objects are back we will perform
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ceremonies to recover their powers this will allow peace to reign in our country we've suffered so much since the reign of my father started but you will have only seen pictures today i am king and if they carry patty it is object it would be a great joy for us. in december 28th in france as president announced the return of just 26 pieces but that hasn't happened yet because bin is not ready to receive them the government admits it needs resources and expertise we have in where you. ministry of culture in france for training. professionals here the curator is. fair in their. hand and the professional courses has already started hearing been in the french institute in order to have really nice exhibitions we have to modernize. i. have
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a new thing and we're working on that the french side the capacity to preserve the country's culture and history is a challenge that extends beyond me and the capital city of portland over the best museum in town is also in need of support along with iconic buildings such as the central mosque built in the early 1900. 70 the matter of the preservation of his people's past is his passion but it's going to take time before you look at the chance to see his kingdom's artifacts back on home soil i'm aborting al jazeera apple me. time now for your sport with peter. thank you very much raf and the bell has made a commanding start as he chases a record 12 french open title. the defending champion made short work of d.n.a. can from unranked $188.00 in the world dollars the 2nd seed for the students and
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dominated every sit in the 1st round match dropping just 6 games. no problems either for another former champion jockey which the world number one beat poland. cuts in straight sets top of which is looking for the 2nd title in paris championships. it was a scare for the 3 time champion serena williams as she dropped the 1st set against italy at the chain go but she fought back to win dropping just one game in the rest of the match. some of the leading players have struggled including world number 13 caroline wozniacki 22 year old russian for anika could add a metal roland garos debut to knock was me actually out of the 2. of the 3 seasons away aston villa are back in the english premier league they beat darby county 21 in the play off final at wembley thanks to goals from garvey and john mcginn disappointment frank lampard and he's 1st season in charge of darby but
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a great moment for villa boss dean smith he's players and their fans which include prince william who was watching in the stands this match is regarded as the richest game in world football with an estimated $215000000.00 in revenue to the winners and aston villa have already reached out to the prince on their twitter feed the club asking for him to give manager dean smith a knighthood when the next selections are made. and in germany union berlin have made history by being promoted to the top division for the 1st time a goal is true at home to stuttgart saw them win the bundesliga playoffs on the away goals rule it sparked great scenes in the stadium as the players and coach fisher celebrated the achievement of along with thousands of fans who invaded the pitch that makes union the 1st side from the old east germany to reach the top flight in a decade tottenham manager merits the approach of siena says he sighed all rested and ready for the champions league final they'll take on liverpool in madrid on
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saturday for the top prize in european club football fourteeners future at spurs remains unclear and he's doing his best not to lose focus ahead of such a huge match we can make the story we can write the story we can provide our fans and i were people i thin and i would family of course. the business happiness in food you can provide. and i thin today to talk about the individual things is it's a little be embarrassing or shame because you know what in there you're not important manchester city chairman holden. hit back at criticism of the club's spending claiming some rivals are jealous of the success so he won the domestic trouble in england but continued to be investigated by u.a.e. for over breaking financial fair play rules which they did not i r mobarak is confident they'll be exonerated and also responded to the spanish league president
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. became city and paris and men are damaging european football with inverted commas petrol and gas money. i think the way he's combining teams just because of ethnicity. i find that very. very disturbing to be honest i will not accept for this quote to be used as a diversionary tactic on poor investment disappearance from other quotes we've managed ourselves well and and we we will be touched by facts. the cricket world cup starts on thursday with emerging things like aiming to make their mark they play the defending champions australia on saturday with the best bowler in the world and a genuine chance of causing upsets reports. when cricket was banned under the taliban afghanistan being one of the elite 10 teams to contest the world cup would
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have been unthinkable but their rise over the past decade has been extraordinary 2 years ago afghanistan was awarded a test match status one of only 12 teams to play the most prestigious and respected form of cricket but it's in the shorter forms of the guy their most dangerous and this team has a genuine chance of upsetting bigot's aims in this 50 over posidon world cup. several of these players have lucrative indian premier league and australia big bash contracts and play county cricket in england but the star is the man considered the world's best one diabolo spin of rashid khalidi you must be so excited about this world cup that you're one of the superstars of the game now yeah exactly definitely very excited every in the world cup squad in the present in my country especially in my 1st 50 or you have the you have the skill you just need to utilize that in hopefully the guys are good everyone is in is working hard and definitively it won't be too far that when it's i will be in top ranks. their coach
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is phil symonds who has plenty of world cup experience playing for the west indies the players are having to cope with it tough showed you. that training hard all of their opponents in the tournament a part of the world's elite is quite tough you know a long long days to get to have the fast you need to do well for the country as well so we didn't bring those things in the mind that i'm fasting on nor do you know you have enough energy of you have enough to eat after after after 30 and then you can just go in a day and play the game they're opening matches on this ground in bristol against defending champions australia a difficult start but they'll have plenty of support the tournament organizers the i.c.c. have restricted the amount of teams in the tournament to just 10 which excludes many of the developing nations but 5 is the big nations in lucrative afghanistan still managed to get out of that so teams to qualify and now had to make
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a mark on this well cop. al-jazeera bristol. i met is all the merriam pizza that wraps up the news al but i will be back in just a couple of minutes with much more of the day's news for you i'll see you very shortly bye for now. what is left of the vast indigenous knowledge that cone isolation of the americas as assaulted for centuries to amateur astronomers has involved on a journey of discovery and reach a remote village in mexico's mayan region. but who has more to learn about the ways
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of the world a route through makes a coast contemporary wreckage and its mystical past few find glances on al-jazeera. an army of volunteers has come together to help with the influx of tens of thousands of evacuees. but their retreat to a church shelter has brought new challenges an outbreak of norovirus and other gastrointestinal problems. smoke from the massive wildfires now blankets much of northern california leading to some of the worst air quality in the world but with more than 12000 structures lost in the wildfires concerns remain about long term accommodations jobs and medical care. local officials say there isn't enough housing stock available. when a military coup overthrew chile's marxist president when stadiums became prisons
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and the hunter's sole objective was absolute control. publicly refuse to accept dictatorship episode 4 of football rebels expose the life of calos. the footballer whose personal stories swayed of votes that altered the history of his country carlos caselli and the demise of i end it on al-jazeera. the changing face of europe far right and nationalist parties win big in european elections but so do the liberals and the greens and here in the u.k. a probe writes that party comes out on top while the ruling conservatives suffer the worst result in their electoral history.
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oh i maryam namazie in london you with al jazeera also coming up on the program the youngest leader is forced from power after a corruption scandal causes a political avalanche in austria. and an al-jazeera investigation tracks the military aircraft and spy planes that are supporting libya's most powerful warlord . half a 1000000000 europeans are facing a new political landscape for the 1st time in 4 decades the centrist alliances that have dominated the european parliament a fail to form a majority new political forces on the rise with far right party storming the result in france italy and here in the u.k. there's also been a surge in support for the liberals and the greens and reports now from paris.
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the face of europe's parliament is changing the traditional power blocs of the center right and center left that have dominated for decades lost seats as populous greens and liberal searched for the 1st time in yes since the 1st elections in 1979 of the european parliament due to classical party's socialists the. conservatives will no longer have a majority. nationalism and fears over immigration fueled gains for populist parties in france. hungry and italy. vinnie's far right policy one more than 30 percent of the vote. not only is the league the 1st party in italy but marine le pen is the 1st party in france in the u.k. knowledge of the rajah's 1st so is city france england is the sign of a europe that is changing was green parties in several countries celebrated their best e.u. election results highlighting concern among some voters of
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a climate change after ending people all across europe want to form a peaceful europe together we haven't just got a great result in germany but as it stands in ireland and the netherlands in austria all across europe the greens are strong. the election results reflect a growing political trend in the east 28 member states people are increasingly rejecting establishment traditional mainstream parties and supporting alternatives and voting for causes the center right european people's party remains the largest bloc in the e.u. parliament but with no majority it will be forced to seek support to former pro e.u. coalition sensorites and center left parties have scored badly they have both lost . they have both lost votes but we see a 3rd party emerging which is the liberals at the moment so the liberal party. if one includes the votes from across is likely to become ticket kingmaker in the next
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european parliament. the european project was created after world war 2 to ensure the rivalries between countries would never again result in conflict while these elections show that politically europe is more fragmented than ever pro e.u. parties still retain a majority suggesting that although some voters may be questioning the european union most still believe in it natasha butler al-jazeera paris some of the most dramatic results came in the united kingdom where the traditional big party stuff. massive losses to reason is really conservatives could only manage 5th place it's west result the 200 years and the opposition labor party didn't do much better inevitably all down to a warning that were a challenge report contains flash photography. this is the jubilation that comes with taking on britain's governing party and humiliating them. energized
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voters who feel betrayed it breaks not having happened to single issue bricks it party won over 30 percent of the vote the conservatives got just 9 percent the worst result in 200 years if we left the registration to the conservative labor we would never ever really go british to resemble that they will be voting for the referendum this political pressure on the pressure on the exhibit leadership because. he's not wrong to reason may is on her way out and rivals vying to replace her will be drawing lessons from what's just happens when david cameron coles the 2016 breaks it referendum he was trying to heal his party's decade's old divisions over europe and head off the electoral threat posed by nigel farage what it backfired spectacularly for iraq has just punished the tories yet again they are as
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a party more bitterly divided than they've ever been and it's hard to see how the next leader and prime minister is going to be anything other than a hard. the language of the candidates is already reflecting this and one message is clear from the results we absolutely need to deliver it i lead the campaign stick britain out of the european union and we must honor that referendum result. but start up the results and there were actually more votes there remain parties than there were for the bricks at party in u.k. independence party the liberal democrats surged to 2nd place stealing labor voters angry at jeremy cauldrons half hearted support for a 2nd referendum i think it's very clear from the big picture of the results we now have a clear majority in the country who want to stop back so. most labor voters and many of its m.p.'s want the party to stem this bleeding by firmly advocating
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for another public votes jeremy corbyn says he supports this but he still focused primarily on winning power the priority at the moment i think is for this government to call for a general election and actually have a general election so we can decide the future has no majority in parliament is no judge to the program and parliament has basically been give nothing to do for the government britain's political center of gravity is failing its 2 main parties have lost significant ground to parties voters feel better represent their views on bracks it's whether labor in the tory stranglehold on power is now over or just damaged isn't possible to say yet but calls to end the 2 party system the coming from the bracks of party and pro remain parties and now they'll be harder to ignore rory chalons how to 0 london. a surprise breakthrough in the e.u. elections came from the greens though they now stand of become the 4th largest bloc in the european parliament the greatest success for the environmentalists came in germany where the greens came 2nd with 20 percent of the vote it took over
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a 1000000 votes from the country's 2 largest parties they also came in 2nd place in finland on 16 percent france so i'm a job set with the environmentalist europe because of that polling 13.3 percent to make them the 3rd largest party in ireland the green party trebled its vote from 5 percent to 15 percent a result that was almost replicated in the u.k. where the greens vote share rose from 4.6 to 12.5 percent overall green party is a projected to take 69 seats in the european parliament making them potential kingmakers when it comes to choosing the next president of the european commission will want to go for a zone is the co-chair of the european green party she says the party's ability to unite is one of its biggest strengths. even if we are not a huge political force we are really able to be united in a few missions and we win because we are able to gather majorities so i think that
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this kind of unity will be our greatest patrimony i'm also over the next that in the negotiations which are i trust are not going to be very very easy but in which we have certain priorities that hopefully will be respected also because we are not alone in this hour the so-called green wave has been very much pushed by young people in the streets but also the vote of young people so i believe that the other parties will be somehow contemplated by these kind of backward also because we have very little time to to reverse of the trend and be able to fight climate change we have some kind of paradox italy for example my own country and is the place where the mobilization of young students was the biggest in the world out there on the 15th of march i think that the reason there are 2 questions one is the offer that perhaps you are not wrong in africa good enough to take and to interpret this kind
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of movement which was very sudden and very quick and the 2nd is that the political debate is basically stuck between momentum we're still in the 5 stars movement and so be on issues like a power struggle 6 the so-called migration crisis except now which they've got a loud the green issues and climate questions to come out. meanwhile australia is now without a leader after sebastian kurtz was forced to step down as chancellor following a vote of no confidence opposition parties joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal that brought down his right wing coalition government dominic cain has the story from vienna. just over a week ago civil court said a stable coalition astri's far right freedom party and now his child. so the ship is over after only 17 months in office and his country has no government but the fair sacked this was the scandal that engulfed his family partners and eventually
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ended the coalition the secret video emerged of the freedom party's leaders filmed in 2017 apparently advising russians how their country could increase its influence over austrian politics the controversy led coats to force the party's cabinet ministers from office last week now they have returned the compliment. perhaps he can see if he made the entire freedom party responsible for the wrong actions of 2 people who took the appropriate measures as we agreed that's what he did he tried to take advantage of a difficult situation of a government partner he tried to enlarge his own power base for the social democrats it was about denouncing what they call the unconstitutionality of course his actions is essentially shallow this is a shameless unrestrained and irresponsible power grab this is what we are witnessing but the power in our country is based on the people and not you it was a stark contrast from sunday's scenes when sebastian cortes led his party to its
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best european election result in 20 years which makes the opposition decision to force an early election seemed electorally questionable the chamber is now empty the politicians who voted the government out of left perhaps come to think about planning their election campaign the one irony of this results is that the man who's been forced from office might well soon be back on those same government benches if the opinion polls are anything to go by something mr cortes knows only too well as he told his supporters soon after losing the confidence of parliament in hyperfocus by me but today parliament decided but at the end of the day in september in this democracy the people will decide and i'm looking forward to that thank you for your support clearly he thinks he can ride that support back to the chancellorship dominic al-jazeera. and more political up
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evil in romania where the leader of the ruling social democrats is starting a 3 and a half year jail sentence after losing an appeal against a corruption conviction. the. protest is chanted go to jail as livia dragnet was driven to prison from his home in the capital bucharest struck near is regarded as your main is most powerful man but he's barred from becoming prime minister after a previous conviction for a vote working. $42.00 more people have been found dead in a number of brazilian prisons according to officials a day off to 15 inmates were killed cheering rioting the prisoners died after fighting broke out during visiting hours at a facility near the city of menow officials have launched an investigation into what caused the violence. french police have arrested 4 suspects in connection with friday's bomb attack in a police raided the flat of the lead suspect in the south of the city they later arrested 3 other people the french media say include his mother and brother 13
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people were wounded on friday after a possible bomb detonated outside a bakery in france's 3rd largest city well in other news france's largest kamani factor or no is in talks with chrysler corporation over a proposed merger or knows board are in their own words studying with interest the proposal from the joint us italian company if it goes through then the new company would immediately become the 3rd biggest automaker in the world behind toyota and volkswagen and with al jazeera live from london there is more still ahead for you fighting hunger in the middle of a civil war we hear from one yemeni mother who's struggling to feed her 10 children . and as memorial day is marked in washington we look at the immigrants fighting for the u.s. army and hoping to get citizenship. hello
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there some of us in australia have been seeing a fair amount of snow so in the southeast out of this weather system here is bringing in some very cool weather and over the mountains we are seeing some wintry weather as well this ystem is trying to move away with still a good deal of cloud with us as we head through the day on tuesday still a few showers particularly for tasmania and it looks like that rain is going to tend heavy again as we head through wednesday so cool and damp am towards the west it should be falling force in perth with the top temperature of around 23 degrees and over towards new zealand we've got some pretty heavy rain with us at the moment you can see the cloud that we've had with this recently you could also see the cloud that's galloping its way across the tasman sea and this is got a lot of thunder and lightning mixed in with it to all of this is edging its way across us so the next couple of days are looking pretty miserable some strong winds to deal with and some very heavy rains as well particularly in the western parts of
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the south island but nor thought and should actually draw up a little bit as we head through wednesday wednesday definitely a brighter picture there for the towards the north and it's made incredibly help for us in japan over the past few days but all of that is now changing thanks to this very lively weather system this is giving us some very heavy downpours but it's sweeping its way across us and behind it it will certainly be a lot cooler. everywhere it's a devastating impact on our. roads explore some of the efforts to recover those lost from the syrian scientists safeguarding one of our most valuable resources these are important samples that we have to make sure they are surviving to the refugees striving to co-exist with nature ok so what's going on there yes simulating what happened when there was a life on the conflict on al-jazeera. just
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a quick look at the headlines stories now nationalist parties have made significant gains in elections to the european parliament topping the polls in france italy and the united kingdom the e.u. elections have also seen a surge in support for the green movement austria's chancellor has been forced from office after his former coalition partners voted against him in a loads of no confidence and there is more political op evil in romania where the leader of the ruling social democrats is starting a 3 and a half year jail sentence after losing an appeal against a corruption conviction. well in other news at least 18 people have been killed
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south of lebanon as strikes by syrian government forces a number of people also trapped under the rubble following the bombardment in the town of and surrounding villages government troops have been pushing to take it live since last month legion is the country's last major rebel stronghold. or 4 years after the war of the war in yemen which was already one of the poorest arab states say it's now on the brink of famine for the millions of yemenis forced from their homes the situation is becoming increasingly desperate victoria gate and be reports. this yemeni mother has 10 children to feed and this is where they live in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people in the remote had to provence in northern yemen all i guess i look back we're living under a tree and we don't have anything there are snakes which we're scared of yesterday we had to kill one back got too close i struggle for my children i back so that i can sleep down. fighting between pro hooty forces and fighters backed by the saudi
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u.a.e. coalition has intensified in the province in the past 2 months around 420000 yemenis forced from their homes living in hundreds of makeshift settlements such as this. and the numbers keep rising on this campus in a very bad condition some people have received food aid packages and others of not some people have received tents and others still have to live under the trees the situation is similar to that of homeless people who don't have any found. aid is trickling in through her data port the gateway for 80 percent of yemen's food and humanitarian assistance but hope generated by the hugely withdrew from the city earlier this month is fading. this fighting on the outskirts raising concerns of the deepening humanitarian crisis growing even worse the war isn't tense applying in many parts of the country where every day we have stories of people fleeing from
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right. they tell us that they're hungry and they're worried. things won't get any better they're being different as bad as they've ever had it in families such as you feel because a struggling to survive and the chances of aid agencies reaching their remote mountain camps appeared to be fading victoria gate and be there. and how does their investigation is tracked several military aircraft and spy planes that seem to be supporting libya's most powerful warlord and if after us forces are currently battling libya's u.n. supported government for control of the capital tripoli but he's being backed by a range of military aircraft that do not appear to be part of his own several of them appear to have switched off the tracking devices to conceal their movements while inside libya the country's currently under an arms embargo imposed by the united nations below is an analyst at the online magazine gulf matches he says that
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the conflict in libya could become a full blown proxy war as a result of deepening we gentle involvement in the country well i think it's an interesting investigation because it draws in some of the outside players that clearly the united arab emirates egypt but also interesting i think about the french intelligence apparently being involved in some spite tracking activity and russia so what we're seeing is a lot of players coming into libya we shouldn't forget that in addition to the u.a.e. violating the security council member go turkey has been selling weapons to promises iraq who is of course leading the internationally recognized government in tripoli it's a situation and i think up a recipe that's heading towards almost a yemen scenario where as we're in effect beginning to see a proxy war tensions emerging without so it influences starting to come in and have
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her seen by many outsiders certainly the u.a.e. certainly france as a strong man who can bring the country together with their morality is this an opportunity to support someone who is against the muslim brotherhood for the french who knows what the macron is playing i would suggest it is a dangerous game and what needs to happen is of course the arms embargo. should be respected there should be an attempt to return to our peace negotiations after on the day that the un was set to begin a dialogue launches offensive against tripoli we're looking at a pretty bleak situation right now and i think the 0 report supports the the situation that we're heading into as i said yemen. competition these really military says it's attacked a syrian anti-aircraft battery that fired on one of its warplanes incident happened
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close to the abandoned border city of can a travel at the foot of the golan heights near the israeli syria border there are reports of injuries in the destruction of a syrian military vehicle meanwhile israeli m.p.'s have passed a plimer emotion to dissolve parliament less than 2 months after elections which seemed to offer prime minister benjamin netanyahu a new mandate netanyahu has 48 hours left to form a coalition that can govern the country he's facing resistance from the party of former defense minister of think joe lieberman lieberman wants to end exemptions for the docs jewish men being drafted into the military on his religious allies insist the law remains in place allows for another story we've been following more bodies have been recovered from lake mind in the democratic republic of congo after a boat sank on sunday at least 45 people are confirmed to have died as more. dozens of bodies have been pulled from the water dozens more still missing and it's
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unlikely at this stage that survivors will still be found in the water more than 24 hours after the boat sank survivors say that it was overloaded with cargo and with people and that's common for boats on congo's many waterways on the rivers and the legs which are crucial for connecting up the interior of the country there's little infrastructure many of the roads are only possible on a motorbike and it gets even difficult to pass them after heavy rains so the waterway is a crucial also there's a lot of poverty so overloading from the point of view of boat crews is a way to get a little extra desperately needed income and to the point of view of passengers it's just the only means to get around to carry out their business in the case of many of the passengers on this boat they were teachers going to collect their monthly salary which is essential of course for their survival as well when the boat sank soldiers who were posted around the lake went to try and rescue some of those who had survived they didn't have any proper military boats they're using
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small wooden boats the same kind that are used by the fishermen in the villages that live around the lake itself. lake mind is also prone to choppy waters big waves and heavy tropical storms so even losing engine power on that lake for a few minutes in an overloaded boat can come with a substantial risk these kinds of accidents aren't common. sources have told al-jazeera that armed men have abducted and killed at least 7 people in the northeastern nigerian city of my degree suspected to be behind the attack on a dress has more from my dear. the attackers came in with their good night as they have ripped hymns were preparing to go for it made midnight prayers through room but i've got to be someone people from the daleks who aren't any of my degree to be out of the city. and cut them down using my shoes i thought and leave the attackers were trying to avoid going attention on themselves and that's why according to
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security forces they were not using guns now would be killing i was after the nigerian army denied reports of an ambush that resulted in the killing of 25 soldiers i don't be dumb who are the nigerian army through a spokesman said the story was not true and that there was no 2nd incident around them a degree or done. over the weekend now before almost stepped up it's the types in northeastern nigeria just as the multinational drone task force the regional force that has been fighting both come to nigeria and as you noted probably have also stepped up their operations the chicago fraction in particular is accused of carrying the latest round of killings because they rarely distinguish between civilian and military targets it is memorial day in the u.s. when america honors members of the military killed in service but not everyone who
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serves is american born around 40000 immigrants join up to the u.s. you are up to the u.s. military and the hope of us citizenship but as castro reports their recruitment is now being scaled back ok you. know every year thousands of immigrants pledge their allegiance to the united states to become new americans. it's a moment baba cain longs for he left senegal 10 years ago to study computer science in virginia after earning several degrees he decided to enlist in the army in 2016 through a program called law that allows non u.s. citizens for in the country legally to join the military and immediately apply for citizenship it has always been like a dream of mine from the to serve this country. but. this. it was the best opportunity for me to do that the army was looking for french speakers
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from africa at a time when terrorism threats were growing in the region kane says he can fill that role but it's been 3 years since he enlisted and he's still waiting to ship to basic training. the pentagon in 2017 announced major changes to the way non-citizens are recruited leading to long delays there's concern that mommy recruits maybe security threats to the u.s. are you a national security rest of the united states no i don't think so i don't think that the national security of this i don't have any problems i don't have any. issues with the law or anything. retired major general paul eaton led the u.s. army effort to train the iraqi military in the early 2000 he says at a time when the u.s. military is struggling to meet recruitment goals welcoming immigrants to serve is essential they tend to be very high performers they tend to be. language
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important they tend to be ambassadors from their. birth country and all that weaves into a picture of a young man or young woman who is who has a lot to contribute to the armed forces of the united states but a growing number of immigrants soldiers are denied citizenship even after reporting for duty it's become harder and harder for foreign born u.s. military recruits to become citizens of the country they now serve in fact recent government figures show that 16 per cent of immigrants soldiers are denied a u.s. citizenship that is higher than the 11 percent denial rate for immigrant civilians cain says he wants to be a u.s. citizen but he chose joining the military over. sponsorship through work because he wants to give something back to the country he hopes to one day call his own he
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doesn't know if that day will ever come heidi joe castro al-jazeera washington. now the city of st petersburg in russia has celebrated turning 316 by drum roll please. setting a world record for the largest drum crescendo ever $556.00 dramas from across the country plus ukraine and better ways to help beat the record previous record was set in brazil in march but only had 104 dramas but it was announced. just a brief look at the headlines this hour now nationalist parties have made significant gains in elections to the european parliament topping the polls in france and italy the e.u. elections have also seen a surge in support for the green movement in the liberals here in the u.k.
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the brics that party which is pushing to leave the european union without withdrawal deal was by far the largest party there's a vote that says no deal breaks it back on the table make it part of all to go see asians because without that you've got no chance of getting a sensible free trade deal but i want us as the brics that body to be engaged in that but it's also though that says the 31st of october is the but the really big day in this process if we don't leave on that day then you can expect the brics that party to repeat this kind of surprise. meanwhile austria's chancellor has been forced from office after his former coalition partners voted against him in a vote of no confidence sebastian kurtz broke ranks with the freedom party after lead to videos showed senior members appearing to office state contracts to a woman posing as the niece of a russian oligarch you know only been in the position for a year and a half but is polling strongly ahead of snap elections in a few months time. syrian government forces have bombarded rebel held in live
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killing at least 18 people now this follows a brief ceasefire in the government's offensive in the region it's the last major piece of territory still in rebel hands in other developments the israeli military says it's attacked a syrian anti-aircraft battery that fied on one of its warplanes the incident happened close to the abandoned border city of connection at the foot of the golan heights near the israeli syria border there are reports of injuries and al jazeera investigation has tracked several military aircraft and spy planes that seem to be supporting libya's most powerful warlord does forces akari battling libya's u.n. supported government for control of the capital tripoli but he's being backed by a range of military aircraft that do not appear to be part of his own arsenal. brings you up to date with our top stories this hour that's it from myself in the team here in london there will be more news from doha later on off the earthrise
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which starts now. al jazeera. where ever you are. in conflicts one of the silent and forgotten casualties is often the environment. from the chemical contamination of soils on the collapse of water and food supplies
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to the habitat damage caused by displacement. has devastating consequences. not seen any manmade infrastructure has but also natural ecosystems are destroyed and i'm alive so i lost as well as human. but even amidst the most vicious struggles through people fighting to protect the world we live in and i'm to cover what was lost. i'm tanya a sheet and bangladesh in the world's largest refugee camps where people are working to co-exist with the elephants for which this region is home and i'm happy with our love and on we're group of scientists is rebuilding a seed bank that was displaced by the war in syria. in august 2017 a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing began in myanmar. the military and buddhist radicals claimed the lives of more than $6000.00 rohingya in
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a single month. fearing death thousands more fled the country for the 4th of bangladesh. the scale of the exodus was enormous. today they are still unable to return home. there are over 1200000 rohingya refugees living inside of the sprawling kept the bunker that. this is now the biggest settlements of refugees in the world. many of them don't have access to clean water sanitation or even electricity. but after they arrived the survivors faced a new threat while i was rampaging through count. i'm meeting anwar back on the witness stand mission episode 1st hand it came from there we did. that. looked and came to the top you know from the jungle over that way by directly to her shoulder and started beating her heart with it but it struck
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. this was no one on allison struck repeatedly throughout the camp killing 13 people in the space of 5 months. can you tell me a little bit about what happened to that person last rather than the other side of her just sort of nobody was difficult on her own without it holding on to the little or little bit of a little bit a little loose out of the way you know what happened after that but i took a little bit of that i will put it to you in wimbledon or the us in the lead in a lot of you only knew go down ahead of the u.s. was a sure but i didn't hear the whole hold on mother that the doctor one of the mother said to him as if it did i thought it was believed it was i love you so i got lost in the bush on my white okun is off budget bloom is about a lot. more about how to google the girls or whatever you pulled over a lawyer
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a little bit moving. the attack sparked an investigation into what was going on. recchi but i mean from the international union for conservation of nature believes the rapid expansion of the settlement had a profound impact on the natural environment this is the edge of the camp or cave right yeah this is where the forest began yes what's been going on was the cause behind all of these death all camps they used to be forest they the seems to be an elephant have habitat. to cap expanded at an astonishing rate over $1500.00 hectares of forests were cleared to accommodate the influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees. but nobody realised the devastating impact this would have the growing camps severed a vital lifeline for some of bangladesh's last remaining wild elephants blocking a herd of 40 from their only path to financial grazing ground. just over.
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there is a species we call the elephant now the since the cat is completely blocking that elephant cannot pass through this is in search of his shelter in search of his food essential fizz migration elephants was trying to come inside the camp elephant came so many times and you know sent lifeforce and lost. elephant is not necessarily a violent mammal it's very intelligent understands it has these emotions and is just that he's lost his habitat he's desperate to do this migration. it's in their d.n.a. elephant is a genetic memory is it didn't know exactly where they have been growing where they have been roaming generation after generation they take the same part. the elephants of bangladesh are critically endangered there are just $268.00 left and
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they're increasingly under threat. $15000.00 hectares of land are already deforested in the country every year. and this cap only adds to the problem. to help me understand what the elephants are up against i've hired a local guy. so the man in front of me. his name means golden boy and he's our tracker for the day i think we're going to have. it's not long before we find clues that we're on the right path. that is if we're not there boggling going to say is that the default bungalow going to feel that it really colored in that i would thought i would have basic i thought i believe bank living is that. we find evidence of hungry elephants everywhere where you just stick to co-exist and it's just guys like the elephant whisperer. tells me that by the end of the summer much of the elephants food here
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will be gone. then they face a nightmare scenario attempt to migrate through the cap to me in march in search of fresh vegetation or risk running out of food. and that's because there's a face with it and i guess if they don't go there very we're following the actual footsteps of the elephants elephants have walked along this path every season for thousands of years until they were really excited i wonder for actually going to encounter some elephants or being told that just a few steps away that they're there and then against the odds a moment i can't believe. a majestic standing proud on the horizon. it's just i think what i'm experiencing i've never seen an elephant like while my 1st time.
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it looks so peaceful in its natural habitat it's just really crazy to think that before the caps were put in place. that this is what it was a large 4. animals roaming about and now there are human made crisis at play with sprawling refugee camps and it's just a very sad situation. but a select band of refugees is working to solve the problem with the support of the international union for conservation of nature they're formed a group dedicated to safety shepherding the elephants from the camp. they call themselves the tusk force. central sure their strategies are $94.00 watchtowers which they've built around the camp perimeter. they are manned by a team of over 500 brave refugees ready to intervene and protect both the people
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and the elephants. i'm heading up for a bird's eye view. of what. ok so what's going on there simulating what actually happens when an elephant comest and you see the yellow shirts yeah so they have the best possible x'mas so they are using the bible so they know how to respond and they want to form one of the many seattle and slowly moves towards allison so the delavan understands this danger i have. down on the ground it's clear how committed the test scores are. i don't make initial training go to the right. i stand. by that i think i see me i doubt that i think of the stuff i think. right loud and scary i think that would certainly show an elephant off. since the times 1st started there
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has been no loss of life here despite 45 incursions by elephants it's an effective temporary solution until a long. term plan is made for managing the animals migration. the tusk force has motivated the community with over 500 people signing up to join and has supporters throughout the camp. what are you doing over here what is this. the idea i think all these different patterns and colors seems like it's a lot of work to do why go through all this trouble to do it. by that i had a vision. of a home with a machine of. the death of my body.
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do you feel that there's more danger living on the edge of the forest versus people who live in the interior of the camp. that. i sort of philip is no good. at them but. i've been lucky and. not only do people feel more secure they are also more sensitive to the elephant situation saving the animals is now even part of the school's curriculum. you know what you're. doing. the objective is not to build on this momentum. recchi was already taking steps to find a permanent solution to the problem beginning with an in-depth scientific study of the elephants migratory happen. we are planning to put radio collars on that list
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and this will give us a little data a little science to have a better management of the whole situation once the exact migration route is no. the goal is to clear a path for the elephants so that they can migrate unhindered once again of course we want to open the possible that are so few issues that we need to consider before doing that it will take about $100000.00 people rowing a people to move somewhere else that would be an immense logistical challenge but as human refugees continue to resettle around the world bold moves are needed to reduce the impact on local animal population it's what i've seen here gives me hope that animals do not always need to be victims of conflict and that a peaceful coexistence is possible. to. the over 40 armed conflicts happening in the world today. each of them will leave
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a dangerous environmental legacy. and we can see that protection the environment as a norm is something which we do better standards in place we have joint conflict is almost anything goes because whatever damage your mind can there's never counts but it is never addressed. we see very severe damage to many countries and many different ways damage to infrastructure such as serious revs a water facilities over extraction of resources. tax on industrial sites causing vast amounts of pollution so you can have these impacts there's going to spiral on a last decades after the conflict ends. when iraq in 20162017 islamic states at $530.00 oil wells something is banned for 9 months covering hundreds of square kilometers in fallout and pollution. dealing with health terminations caused by these fires is going to take years. so for the last 10 or 15 years we've seen increasing interest from governments around touch them into relation to conflicts it's got to me if ever it's got to move fast it's no all the comforts of merriment
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rambam spent damage in many ways and that has consequences. so unless we focus on the environment you're in conflict in a storing up. lots of problems. but even a turbulent world where conflicts and climate change are threatening our environments the scary part is that the crops through and for food are increasingly finding it hard to survive and in some cases they're going extinct. crop diversity is essential for food security and has declined by 3 quarters since in 1900. but there is an insurance policy a global network of seed banks these are backup repositories of seeds which safeguard their biodiversity and can be turn to in times of crisis.
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when more broke out in syria in 20111 of these vital stores came under threat. on the outskirts of aleppo the team of scientists charged with maintaining the seed bank were forced to abandon their work and flee the country. but they never gave up hope. when some of them resettled just over the border in lebanon's bekaa valley they began rebuilding their collection. i'm traveling to the i car to seed bank to meet one of these scientists dr ali shahad the. hi ali good to see it too what happened to the seed bank in aleppo syria it became possible to access to the gym by all 3 got up to my sis and told that 2015 because every band accessed through the center by the armed group controlling the area. they stole the vehicles they stole the lot of equipments nothing left in the head call to exit the
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buildings and the june by. the war forced 5000000 refugees out of syria. right now it's not safe for a doctor so how did to continue his work at home how hard was it to leave that seed bank behind i spent more than. 27 years of my life working to the gym bag so it's a like you someone who left behind the babies and long long history we dealt with them day by day we knew everything about the behavior of those plants in the field in the plastic houses even in the gym bangs time effort made by everybody. both syria and lebanon lie in the fertile crescent which is where farming began. it makes this part of the world an ideal place to work on safeguarding future food supplies this is the center of origins all we can probably the center of the dumbest occasion because it's gone things all forms of crops like.
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wheat lentil chickpeas. all these cops or you need to trim this area. i want to get a closer look at the operation dr mariana yes big leads a team of 20 scientists including 3 who have relocated from syria their task is to painstakingly rebuild the syrian seed collection the seed vault here has a capacity to store 130000 seed varieties for over 100 years. the seeds are preserved by freezing them at temperatures of minus 20 degrees. all right. there we go. there was cold. can see here sound pools of the fresh crops are being conserved we're looking here . due to me this is the heart the hard week that is used for pasta making so we
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have a big collection of this and so fair process a few years you're going to get you know. all the cups are here you have here barley a very important crops when you talk about dry areas and you talk with the 3 main crops which are we to talk about rice and you talk about corn so these are 3 main staple food that most of the users are using so for in place this is a treasure these are important samples that we have to make sure they are surviving they are monitored they are available to the international community. there are $1750.00 strategically placed seed banks around the world each keeps a backup copy of their collection at the jewel in the crown of seed banks norway's fall of our global vault. the doomsday vault it is built into the side of an arctic
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mountain so that the seeds can be frozen without the need for power. over 1000000 c varieties. are stored here so when the syrian seed bank was abandoned due to the war dr yes because team were able to recall their backups so this isn't was made to reconstruct our connection we did. we brought part of it here to 11 or you could build our collection here we could make it a pain of a leg and for researchers. all the seeds that come here are tested in the lab for viability some are then cross-bred to increase their resilience and improve productivity you have to make sure of 2 things 1st that they are free of diseases 2nd that they can actually germinate they can produce plants they're alive and working and working see each one of those sounds to have at least $85.00. out of $100.00 that sprout and give have that that's the pressure that's the
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pressure. these seeds are thriving. but back in syria the war has decimated the country's ability to grow food one of the goals here in lebanon is to create a healthy seed collection to help ensure the future of agriculture in syria when the conflict ends. up here from the roof i can see that there are fields there are greenhouses there's even some cattle and it's not just about saving the seeds but also testing that trying to find out the best variations that can withstand climate change and secure our food supplies in the future. and. this region has been struggling with worsening drought for decades the dry soil in lebanon a similar to serious by testing seeds and the harsh conditions here doctor see how they and his team can be confident that the crops will be resilient enough to survive the arid syrian farmland. what are these plants right here this is
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a wind we this is opposed to domesticate and we they are very unique. and i am very viable for all you can close it because they have adopted already been to the harsh environment and has very very useful genes to overcome climate change africa diseases out frost heat. with climate conditions changing the biodiversity found here is vital not only for local but also global food security. already one of the wheat strains bred here has proven resistant to a disease known as yellow rust and has been sent to the us where crops were failing to fight it. but with global warming seed banks themselves can be vulnerable. what's worrying is that melting permafrost is even threatening this
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fall bar doomsday vault. research shows that the arctic town in which it's based is warming faster than any other. which makes the work being done in lebanon even more critical. 25 syrians in the same number of locals attend the farmland here. so it looks like they're doing some really important work over here can i give them a hand yes of course they are doing the hand weeding. seems that modern science hasn't quite figured out an alternative to getting down your hands and knees and just getting your hands dirty so we're just looking for the weeds we don't want weeds interfere with his experiments we want to make sure that his crops grow right and we have to also be careful not to hurt the crop so the weeds kind of grow in between here so you really got to have a good eye. on a show good. but a sudden loss but then finish and have the sort of lesson on him going to is she.
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feeling a bit of a head about a. doctor. ali has invited me for lunch meals are of course the final products of the crops grown here it's a chance for him to tell me more about the life in syria he was forced to leave behind this is actually the. nice memory everybody had a role for leading because we had. failed infested by autobahn unit had decided to go all together the breed the. international the scientists the technicians assistant their labors even the tea lady contributed to that when they happy days it was happy days one of the most beautiful days and you're sure you'll go back yes very confident that i'll go back. i should go back to. nothing like home. it would have been easy to write off the car to see the bank as just
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another casualty of the syrian conflict but the hard work and dedication of ali and his team have ensured that their work transcends the conflicts and is able to continue to play a vital role in protecting global food supplies. environmental fallout of who can linger for decades what is being done to heal the damage. the charity halo trust have cleared nearly a quarter of a 1000000 mines from cambodia helping to make over 6000 hectares of land safe for farming. in cameroon almost 50000 trees to be planted on degraded land around mina wow count which shelters refugees escaping violence in 1000. until after 50 years of conflict in s.k. was able to protect colombia's chibi cattail rain forest a filmmaker in
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a stronghold. declaring this rich spider fast irian to be a world. heritage site. in the midst of war the consequential damage to the environment can easily be overlooked but if we don't act to protect our natural world be nothing left to fight for. june on al-jazeera people in power returns with an investigation into why india's capital delhi has some of the worst pollution in the world. 2 years into the blockade we look at the future of the g.c.c. crisis and its impact on life in qatar join us for special coverage the big picture examines the power potential in prejudice of ology official intelligence as it used to shape world leaders from the group of 20 nations will gather for the food he 20
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summit to be held for the 1st time in japan and in brand new episodes we follow people from around the globe who are risking it all just to make a living june on al-jazeera. the pollution is palpable. delis shares the symptoms of many modern metropolis but its unique features have been gotten a crisis. people in power investigates the toxic mix feeding the city's invisible killer and asks why more is not being done to relieve its citizens to these deadly aired on al-jazeera. the consequence of war i got ventures into russia will be served in the marine corps for 1995 that just doesn't go away. for a living out of his truck for the last couple years. he's homeless. follows
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a group of u.s. army veterans much iced by war. as they struggle to get their lives back. this is al jazeera. hello i'm hala mohit seen this is the news hour of live from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes divisions between parallel and paris on who should hold the top jobs after centrists are weakened in the european parliament elections meanwhile
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the use youngest leader is forced out of power in austria by a corruption scandal from a hidden camera exposé. and i'll just syria investigation tracks the military aircraft and spy planes that appear to be supporting the warlords laying siege to the libyan capital. plus facing off heat hunger and snakes overall living under a tree with children one mother's cry for help in gammon. but we begin in europe where a frog mensah verdicts in the european parliament elections opens up divisions between france and germany on who should heads the european commission anglo-american says the president should be from the single largest bloc that's the sensorites european peoples party bunts emanuel macro says the decision must
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reflect the results of sunday's votes in which the far right as well as the greens and liberals gains at the expense of the centrists that sasha butler begins our coverage. the face of europe's parliament is changing the traditional power blocs of the center right and center left that have dominated for decades lost seats as populous greens and liberal searched for the 1st time in 40 yes since the 1st elections in $1879.00 of the european parliament due to classical parties socialist and conservatives will no longer have a majority. nationalism and fears over immigration fueled gains for populist parties in france hungry and italy where matteo sell vinnie's far right policy won more than 30 percent of the vote. in in not only is the league the 1st party in
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italy but marine le pen is the 1st party in france in the u.k. in order for rodgers 1st so it's 3 france england it's the sign of a europe that is changing green parties in several countries celebrated their best e.u. election results highlighting concern among some voters and the climate change after ending the use of people all across europe want to form a peaceful europe together we haven't just got a great result in germany but as it stands in ireland and the netherlands in austria all across europe the greens are strong. the election results reflect a growing political trend in me use 28 member states people are increasingly rejecting establishment traditional mainstream parties and supporting alternatives and voting for causes the center right european people's party remains the largest bloc in the e.u. parliament but with no majority it'll be forced to seek support to form a pro e.u. coalition the center right and center left parties have scored badly they have both
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lost. they have both lost votes but we see a 3rd party emerging which is the liberals at the moment so the liberal party if one includes the votes from across is likely to become the king made. in the next european parliament. the european project was created off to world war 2 to ensure that rivalries between countries would never again result in conflict while these elections show that politically europe is more fragmented than ever pro e.u. party still retain a majority suggesting that although some voters may be questioning the european union most still believe in it natasha butler al-jazeera paris. well some of the most dramatic results were in the united kingdom where the major party suffered massive losses series amazing conservatives could only manage 5th place as worst results in any election in the last 200 years and the opposition labor party didn't
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do much better it is inevitably older and separate sets and a warning that really challenge reports complains flash photography. this is the jubilation that comes with taking on britain's governing party and humiliating them in the national for raj energize voters who feel betrayed it breaks not having happened their single issue breaks it party whatever 30 percent of the vote the conservatives got just 9 percent the worst result in 200 years if we left the correct expression to the conservative like we would never ever bring it to resemble that line for the referendum this political pressure of pressure on that issue because. he's not wrong to reason may is on her way out and rivals vying to replace her will be drawing lessons from what's just happened. when
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david cameron calls the 2016 breaks it referendum he was trying his party's decade's old divisions over europe and head off the electoral threat posed by nigel farage well it backfired spectacularly so iraq has just punished the tories yet again they are as a party more bitterly divided than they've ever been and it's hard to see how the next leader and prime minister is going to be anything other than a hard. the language of the candidates is already reflecting this and one message is clear from these results we absolutely need to deliver it i lead the campaign to take britain out of the european union and we must honor that referendum result. but start up the results and there were actually more votes to remain parties than there were for the brits at party in u.k. independence party the liberal democrats surged to 2nd place stealing labor voters angry at jeremy cauldrons half hearted support for
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a 2nd referendum i think it's very clear from the big picture of the results we now have a clear majority in the country who want to stop back so. most labor voters and many of its m.p.'s want the party to stem this bleeding by firmly advocating for another public votes jeremy corbyn says he supports this but he still focused primarily on winning power the priority at the moment i think is for this government to call for a general election and actually have a general election so we can decide the future has no majority in parliament has no knowledge to program and parliament has basically been give nothing to do by the government. britain's political center of gravity is failing its 2 main parties have lost significant ground to policies voters feel better represent their views on brics it's whether labor in the tory stranglehold on power is now overall just damaged is impossible to say yet but calls to end the 2 party system coming from
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the bracks of party and pro remain parties and now they'll be harder to ignore rory chalons al-jazeera london all across honestly the populists made significant gains osama bin. the results from rome. welcome to a new europe those were the words of but yourselves any void by his victory that he's received more than 30 percent of the vote here in italy his coalition partner the 5 star movement not doing so well as it did in the 24000 election just about 56 percent of italians voted and some were telling us when we spoke to them while they were casting their ballots that this should not be taken as a national referendum indeed if even if the league gets more than 30 percent of the vote it doesn't mean that the 30 percent of italy's population has voted for him it's only 56 percent of those voters who came out who voted for. me but it is going to have repercussions in italian politics at least. he has emerged as the victor
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and his party becoming a national party leading the polls he has said that he's not going to be disrupting his alliance his union and coalition with the 5 star movement as was predicted by many analysts here in italy but it is going to give him more muscle room so to speak and push on agenda of trying to find more autonomy for northern states for more fiscal liberty as he wanted previously and also to build on development project which will count projects which were controversial with his coalition partner what it means for the european union is that he is going to be spearheading this in a european alliance of peoples and nations into the european parliament he says that he wants to have some in between 102150 members and build a bloc which will change europe how much of that will he be able to achieve will will be clear in the next weeks and months but man of the say or believe that he won't be able to achieve a lot because the centrists and right of center parties still maintain their
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majority. well a surprise breakthrough came from the greens united stand to become the 4th largest bloc in the new european parliament the greatest success for the environmentalist's was in germany where the greens came seconds with 20 percent of the votes they took over a 1000000 votes from the country's 2 largest party is that they also came 2nd in finland's on 16 percent france saw major upsets with the greens europe ecology levesque palling 13.3 percent make them the thirds largest party in arlon the green party treble the votes from 5 to 15 percent a results that was almost emulated in the u.k. when the greens vote share rules from 4.6 to 12.5 percent overall green parties are projected to take 69 the scenes in the european parliament making them potential kingmakers when it comes to choosing the next president of the european commission
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well earlier we spoke with her annoy mn who's just been elected see the europe's parliaments for the greens and germany chile is at their top priorities. it is a new situation in the european parliament that the best and then the p.p. will not be strong enough to form a coalition of its own so we will have a say in that and that's a good thing we will not so much focus on the personal we will be very strong on our content positions which is fighting climate change strengthening a social europe and strengthening by secure pin values and democracy democracy in europe so this will be our main focus and then we will have to discuss with everyone and see how much we can get for this for sure that we will focus on the spits and counted out so we are strongly saying that it's the european parliament that has a say and only someone who was running as suspects and condit in the whole process will have the chance to become a commissioner from our side we have to be very strong with the guts especially to
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pricing carbon dioxide so the carbon dioxid tax but the money shouldn't stay with the governments or with the european commission it has to go back to the people to make it a social program and so basically everything that we tax on products for carbon emissions and all the money that is coming to the commission then has to be given back to the people so everybody was saving carbon dioxide and was saving on his or her emissions gets money back whereas people who are very strongly in their consumption of carbon dioxide they have to pay extra so this is how we can balance it and. the climate crisis in a socially responsible way. austria is now with a leader after a no confidence votes for straight when chancellor sebastian cortes stepped time opposition parties joined forces to remove europe's youngest leader from office over a corruption scandal dominic cain has the story from vienna. just over
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a week ago court said a stable coalition astri's far right. now his chancellorship is over after only 17 months in office and his country has government. sacked this was the scandal that engulfed his family partners and eventually ended the coalition the secret video emerged of the freedom party's leaders filmed in 2017 apparently advising russians how their country could increase its influence over austrian politics the controversy led courts to force the party's cabinet ministers from office last week now they have returned the compliment. you have begun to see if you made the entire freedom party responsible for the wrong actions of 2 people who took the appropriate measures as we agreed that's what he did he tried to take advantage of a difficult situation of a government partner he tried to enlarge the zone power base for the social democrats it was about denouncing what they call the unconstitutionality of course
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his actions and his shallows this is a shameless unrestrained and irresponsible power grab this is what we are witnessing but the power in our country is based on people and not you it was a stark contrast from sunday's scene when sebastian cortes led his party to its best european election result in 20 years which makes the opposition decision to force an early election seemed electorally questionable the chamber is now empty the politicians who voted the government out of left perhaps gone to think about planning their election campaign the one irony of this results is that the man. being forced from office might well soon be back on those same government benches if the opinion polls are anything to go by something mr cortes knows only too well as he told his supporters soon after losing the confidence of parliament in the whole purpose by the me today parliament decided that at the end of the day in
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september in this democracy the people will decide and i'm looking forward to that thank you for your support clearly he thinks he can ride that support back to the chancellorship dominic can. be. plenty more still to come on the news hour including donald trump says he doesn't want regime change any of brawn despite its ordering a military build up around the country. and other boats disaster in the democratic republic of congo raises questions about overcrowding. and the king of clay is often drowning in paris peace or has the action from the french open. fighting intensified around the libyan capital as those loyal to the un recognized governments battled with forces led by the poor lord holy for half their.
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governments is trying to push after his forces back from the airport road south of tripoli after launched an offensive in early april to take the capital from forces loyal to prime minister for years outside the fighting has killed more than $500.00 people and forced tens of thousands from their homes when al jazeera investigation has tracked several military aircraft and spy planes that seem to be supporting have such forces to military cargo planes appeared to have switched off their tracking devices to conceal their movements to and from eastern libya. the country is currently under an arms embargo imposed by the united nations well if after controls much of libya's scythe and east and leads the self described libyan national army he's supported by saudi arabia egypt and the united arab emirates last week the u.n.
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special representative for libya hassan salami called for immediate action to cut off the flow of arms saying many countries were sent in weapons to libya's warring parties after websites of course of force shows and video footage of jordanian built armored cars they said were supplied have to his forces and in a confidential report to the security council earlier this month u.n. experts said missiles far as are pro tripoli forces in april could points to the possibility of a 3rd party possibly the u.a.e. well libya's u.n. recognized government says also accused francis of backing have to the warlords said the talks in paris hosted by the president emanuel mccomb. is a senior fellow at the foreign policy institute at johns hopkins university and joins us now live from washington d.c. there is supposed to be this u.n. arms and bargo but it doesn't seem that it's being respects it does it.
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not at all it hasn't been respected in fact since it was. it happened over the last few years a lot of countries have been supplying have started without which he would not never have been able to dominate benghazi and the eastern part of libya primarily it is the usa that has been pointed out throughout the last 30 years or 40 years by the united nation and multiple reports that it is the primary sub supplier of weapons and ammunitions and so on to the high production side had also established an air base in the eastern part of libya it and it is the one behind also the egyptian involvement in libya it is the sort of the the lead point in that is.
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support well if the you it is in fact providing the support why why are they trying to undermine this un recognized governments. it there are multiple reasons but the primary one right now is that the us has over the last few years decided to be the leading voice or the leading arm of the movement against all the arab spring and evolutions it has done that in egypt had undermined the process in egypt it is also doing so in libya it is doing so in tunisia it is doing so in a g. area in north africa in general there is a very strong feeling that the us is behind all of the last few years of turbulence now it is trying to also attract the military side of algeria and tunisia to its
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orbit like it is doing with so then the primary motive is that the us has a very irrational fear of what. it calls them was them brotherhoods which seems to be a broad stroke that it covers everybody that doesn't agree with its policies and it believes that if anything happens in north africa it will cascade down and undermine its own regime that is their primary reason which is really quite irrational in many ways because if you calculate the distance between tripoli and abu dhabi it is about 4 times more than the distance between tripoli and rome so it's very hard to see that anything that happens to libya can effect day us directly in any way whatsoever except their their their absolute conviction that that will inspire revolutions order revolts within the of what about
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france then because. you are you are supposedly backing have to us forces but there's also been allegations affronts throwing its weight behind her lisa. what's their role when and why would they be supporting him. well there are $22.00 reason and 2 or 3 reasons for france that are logical much more logical than than you have with the u.s. the one in france is very close to libya it's also about the distance of libya to italy and so anything that happens a libya will immediately impact france through illegal immigrants through potential terrorists it also has some significant interest in libyan oil and gas total has some major interest to libya so france has been sort of betting our head ging its
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bets libya it keeps on recognizing and reassuring the world that it recognizes and supports the libyan recognise governments of tripoli but at the same time it seems to be willing to at least covertly support often with intelligence and so on few years back there was an incident with a helicopter and in the eastern part of libya which exposed the involvement of france because it killed a few special forces from france and france later on ag knowledge there what happened to them and said that they were there just as advisors but that covert support for a military solution is also tied to its politics within europe specially with italy italy is also another major. country for libya and it will be affected enormously by libya in addition to its historical colonial legacy but it delete has also very
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deep interest in the oil and gas. side of libya any is a major competitor of go todd they have been doing that for many years including during the duffys regime but it seems that now when you don't have a central strong government to resist that foreign interference you know the country is up for grabs ok i will have to leave it there but thank you so much for sharing your thoughts tough it out a lot of joining us from washington d.c. . at least 18 people have been killed science of edler been a bombardment by syrian government forces the shelling happens in the town of gori her and surrounding villages left a number of people trapped under the rubble rebel groups have been holding talks in an effort to coordinate their response syrian government forces launched a new offensive on last month the country's last major rebel stronghold
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a cease fire deal brokered by russia and turkey has been repeatedly violated in recent weeks. this way the military says it's attacked a syrian anti-aircraft battery that far its own one of its warplanes incidents happened close to the abandons border city of quinn atra effects of the israeli occupied golan heights there are reports of injuries and the destruction of a syrian military vehicle. israeli prime minister binyamin netanyahu says he's doing everything he can to build a coalition and avoid another election that's after parliament passed a preliminary bhushan to dissolve itself less than 2 months after elections seem to offer netanyahu a new mandates he has just 48 hours to form a government's potential of it or lieberman is insisting on a new law extending mandatory military service to all show orthodox men but
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netanyahu is ultra-orthodox allies wants the draft exemptions to stay if the lawsuit is a lot can be done in 48 hours the voters wishes can be respected a strong right wing government can be established we can bring stability and a good government to israel i hope people come to their senses and do the right thing. china and russia will not attend the u.n. sponsored summit on palestine in bahrain next month the palestine liberation organization has also announced it will be going to trump administration is expected to unveil its interpretation of the economic benefits of ends in the israeli policy in conflicts and try to attract investments. donald trump says the united states is not looking for regime change in iran the u.s. president made the comments during his 4 day trip to japan when hay reports from
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tokyo. with a handshake donald trump received a historic on or in the imperial palace in tokyo the u.s. president became the 1st foreign leader to meet japan's new emperor not. the meeting was seen as a symbol of the strong relations between the 2 countries after a bilateral meeting with japan's prime minister shinzo up their attention turned from an ally to a foe with the u.s. president saying he's not seeking regime change in iran and i'm not looking that hurt iran a lot i'm looking to have iran say no nuclear weapons we have enough problems in this world right now with nuclear weapons no nuclear weapons for and i think will make a deal i think iran again i think iran has tremendous economic potential it was a softer tone from trump after weeks of increasing tension following the reimposition of sanctions on iran because of its nuclear development. japan's prime minister is considering a trip to tehran next month and has offered to mediate in the dispute donald trump
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didn't publicly respond to that offer specifically but supports the idea of going to iran pushing this visit has been all about relationship building but given that donald trump can sometimes be an unpredictable president he may well be nervous that a lot of his hard work could be easily undone particularly on the key issues of trade and security. with no significant announcement on trade there will inevitably be more tension over the large trade deficit the united states has with japan and the 2 leaders have different opinions on north korea's 2 missile tests earlier this month donald trump says he wasn't concerned by them while shinzo our best says they violated united nations security council resolutions. but they agreed to work together on the issue of japanese people abducted by north korea in the 1970 s. and eighty's as they met their relatives there are many still unaccounted for and
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prime minister said getting them back is a priority. but the had also meant trump brought up the up took issue with north korean leader kim and told him my thoughts president trump is making diplomatic efforts in line with your shoes. and your wants to be directly involved in their diplomacy by meeting the north korean leader donald trump says he supports the initiative wayne hey al jazeera tokyo. sells a come on al-jazeera a shortage of emergency services in afghanistan that's put in lives at risk. as the u.s. marks memorial day we look at how gaining citizenship rights is getting harder for immigrants soldiers. and sports with pizza ready to make history tottenham gear up for the champions league final.
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hello that the tornadoes have still been ripping their way through parts of the u.s. most of them have been across the great plains and you can see the latest system here as it's ballooned and worked its way northward still going to be with us over the next few days with plenty of rain in the northern parts of our map stretching right up into the southeastern parts of canada but also there's this trading leg towards the south so there's still the risk of seeing some severe weather here the cause of all this severe weather is the warm air in the southeast heating that cold air from canada so atlanta 33 degrees will be our maximum fall cooler towards the west with denver only struggling to 12 a bit further towards the south and there's plenty of showers here most of them over parts of cuba jamaica and into his spine you know but also somewhat to whether they were down towards the southwest just off the coast of costa rica we've got a little area of low pressure and that's giving some of acim very heavy downpours
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they could well be a bit of flooding here and maybe a few landslides as we head through the next few days and if ever there was a south still on this plenty of sunshine force in salvador took temperature of 28 degrees for the southern parts of brazil there and into parts apparent why there's this little link of cloud hey that's giving us some pretty heavy rains that system is only slowly nudging its way northward as we head through wednesday behind it is cool so when is ari's will only be at 14. after decades of being programmed with instructions to date on greek computers can own their own identifying problems and predicting human behavior. artificial intelligence could monitor ombudsman. and decide. the big picture. of the world according to a i think exposes the bias inside the machine coming soon on al-jazeera
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in 2012 al-jazeera traveled to iraq people who are definitely scared to speak on camera they're saying that if they talk to us they think they'll be around. down the line to take the pulse of a country ravaged under u.s. occupation some of these graves are completely destroyed it's one of the most holy and sacred sites in all of iraq turned into a battleground between them and the army and the americans rewind returns to iraq after the americans on al-jazeera. he watching al-jazeera quick reminder of the top stories this hour france and
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germany are divided on who should head the european commission angela merkel says it should be someone from the sensorites european peoples party but emanuel microland says the decision must reflect the gains made by far rights the greens and the liberals in sunday's european parliament votes. with a leader after a no confidence votes for straight when chancellor sebastian courts to step down opposition parties joined forces to remove europe's youngest leader from office over a corruption scandal. facing house intensifies around the libyan capital missiles loyal to you and recognized government fired heavy machine guns and forces loyal to warlord if i have to and an al-jazeera investigation is tracked several military aircraft and spy planes that seem to be supporting his forces. incidental fissions between opposition groups continue to challenge the transition
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from military to civilian rule one group rejected calls from other protest leaders to organize a general strike on choose day and wednesday iran can has more from khartoum. the vice chairman of the transitional military council has been speaking to these issues a very strong statement at a dinner for fellow officers he said the army has popular support than any other organization in threw it out well they would disagree. over that he's reaching the word mayday mayday and it means several several less still demanding a civilian government now the sudanese professionals association the people from colt for their trainer will strike tomorrow i also speak english as a press conference as you can hear every ticket sales i've ever heard of 70 of the millions or billions of billions now they've issued
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a strong statement as i've said and what they've said is this you've gone with notes he rolled the barrel of a gun let's take a listen to what i had to say abundantly so what are the sole guarantor of the revolution are the sudanese people and the law and order and what we agree upon as a constitutional declaration or otherwise this is the guarantor of the revolution not a military rifle has a lot i mean. i don't think right now these people are very excited about the general strike it looks like it will all but will say over the next couple of days . iran's deputy foreign minister has been speaking about the tensions with the us all this is saying a gulf neighbor samus ravi tells us more from to her on. during his visit with senior leaders iran's deputy foreign minister abbas iraq he said the countries in the middle east are all connected and so u.s. sanctions on iran are bad for everyone because they put the security of the entire region at risk he also reiterated an idea that iran's foreign ministry has been
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pitching for some time now a regional non-aggression pact between iran and its arab neighbors that would strengthen regional trust and diminish the role of the united states in the middle east iraq his comments came as u.s. president donald trump said he would means open to talks with iran to make some kind of a fresh deal but iranian leaders are likely to see the softer rhetoric from trump as insincere pointing to aggressive economic sanctions and a military buildup in the region as the true measures of american intentions. 2 words of experts say in the absence of any real goals talking with the united states would be just for the sake of talking so as long as a reduction of sanctions remains highly unlikely iranian leaders are expected to maintain the policy of not negotiating with the trump white house one former commander of the islamic revolutionary guard corps said there is a slim chance that a u.s. return to the 2050 nuclear deal could bring iran back to the negotiating table but
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for the moment iranian leaders are focusing their diplomatic energy on reaching out to regional partners to try to strike up some kind of security cooperation that endeavors to elbow out the united states. 4 years of war and yemen has forced millions of people living there to the brink of famine and their crisis is becoming increasingly desperate as victoria gate and they reports. this yemeni mother has 10 children to feed and this is where they live in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people in the room 8 had to provence in northern yemen all i guess i'm not that we're living under a tree and we don't have anything there are snakes which we're scared of yesterday we had to kill one that got too close i struggle for my children i begged so that i can keep. fighting between pro he forces and fighters backed by the saudi u.a.e. coalition has intensified in the province in the past 2 months around 420000
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yemenis forced from their homes and living in hundreds of makeshift settlements such as this. and the numbers keep rising. this camp is in a very bad condition some people have received food aid packages and others of not some people have received tents and others still have to live under the trees the situation is similar to that of homeless people who don't have any found. aid is trickling in 3 her data poort the gateway for 80 percent of yemen's food and humanitarian a system. yes but hope generated by the hugely withdrew from the city earlier this month is fading. this fighting on the outskirts raising concerns of the deepening humanitarian crisis growing even worse the war is intensifying in many parts of the country where every day we have stories of people. from airstrikes shelling gladwyne they tell us that they're hungry and they're worried that.
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things won't get any better they've been defeated they've ever had it families such as your feet is a struggling to survive and the chances of aid agencies reaching their remote mountain camps appear to be fading victoria gayton be there. malawi's president has been re-elected for a 2nd term in office following the most competitive election in the country's history it's a most eerie curragh 138 percent of the votes just 3 points ahead of his wife or chuck where results were delayed after the high court ordered a review of choose these ballots and opposition has accused the within democratic progressive party of votes tampering more bodies have been recovered from the link my in the democratic republic of congo after a boat sank on saturday at least 45 people are confirmed dead but it's thought that
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more than 100 others remain missing arkham web has more from neighboring uganda. dozens of bodies have been pulled from the water dozens more still missing and it's unlikely at this stage that survivors will still be found in the water more than 24 hours after the boat sank survivors say that it was overloaded with cargo and with people and that's common for boats on congo's many waterways on the rivers and the lakes which are crucial for connecting up the interior of the country with little infrastructure many of the roads are only possible on a motorbike and it gets even difficult to pass them after heavy rains so the waterways are crucial also there's a lot of poverty so overloading from the point of view of boat crews is a way to get a little extra desperately needed income and from the point of view of passengers it's just the only means to get around to carry out their business and in the case of many of the passengers on this boat they were teachers going to collect their
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monthly salary which is essential of course for their survival as well when the boat sank soldiers who were posted around the lake went to try and rescue some of those who had survived they didn't have any proper military boats they're using small wooden boats the same kind that are used by the fishermen in the villages that live around the lake itself. lake mind also prone to choppy waters big waves and heavy tropical storms so even losing engine power on the lake for a few minutes in an overloaded boat can come with a substantial risk these kinds of accidents aren't common french police savva rested for suspects in connection with the explosion in the or on friday police raided the main suspects house in a suburb just so thought the city later arrested 3 other people said to be his parents and another relative 13 people were wounded in friday's blast when
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a parcel bomb detonated outside a bakery. yes it's a incorporation fit chrysler has proposed a merger with french manufacturer run no it's a creates the world's 3rd biggest also maker the new company would be worth $40000000000.00 and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles and those merger with japanese carmaker nissen has faced charges challenges rather following the arrest of former boss scoreless cohen on financial misconduct charges. serbian president of the sun the roots it says his country must accept that it no longer has control over kosovo which is told parliament it's time to seek a compromise to normalize ties with kosovo former province declared a sense of pendants in 2008 which hasn't been recognized by the serbian government's serbia lost control over kosovo after
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a nato intervention nearly 2 decades ago. and there's more political upheaval in romania where the leader of the ruling social democrats are starting a 3 and a half year jail sentence after losing their appeal against a corruption conviction. protesters chanted go to jail as live you drown your was driven to prison in the capital book or us drug mia is regarded as remaining as most powerful man but he is barred from becoming prime minister after a previous conviction for vote rigging. ukraine's new president says visited troops in the eastern lu hanscom region on the frontline against russian backed rebels it's avoids amir's olinsky his 1st trip there since he was sworn in last week these fights achieve a cease fire but he says dialogue will only be possible after ukrainian territory prisoners of war are returns by simple carrots in the hans and neighboring don't
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yet skip in 2014 and the regions have broken away from kiev. by memorial day is a time when americans own a military servicemen and women killed and battle but not all those who serve in the u.s. military are american born aren't forcing thousands of immigrants in lists in the military in hopes of earning u.s. citizenship votes as high the job castro explains that program is being scaled back . to. every year thousands of immigrants pledge their allegiance to the united states to become new americans. it's a moment baba cain longs for he left senegal 10 years ago to study computer science in virginia after earning several degrees he decided to enlist in the army in 2016 through a program called modeling that allows non u.s.
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citizens for in the country illegally to join the military and immediately apply for citizenship it has always been like a dream of mine for me to. serve this country. but i figured this was the best opportunity for me to do that the army was looking for french speakers from africa at a time when terrorism threats were growing in the region kane says he can fill that role but it's been 3 years since he enlisted and he's still waiting to ship to basic training. the pentagon in 2017 announced major changes to the way non-citizens are recruited leading to long delays there's a concern that mommy recruits may be certain. are you a national security rest of the united states no i don't think so i don't think that the national security of this i don't have any problems i don't have any. issues with the law or anything. retired major general paul eaton led the u.s.
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army effort to train the iraqi military in the early 2000 he says at a time when the u.s. military. he is struggling to meet recruitment goals welcoming immigrants to serve is essential they tend to be very high performers they tend to be. language important they tend to be ambassadors from. their birth country and all that weaves into a picture of a young man or young woman who is who has a lot to contribute to the armed forces of the united states but a growing number of immigrants soldiers are denied citizenship even after reporting for duty it's become harder and harder for foreign born u.s. military recruits to become citizens of the country they now serve in fact recent government figures show that 16 per cent of immigrants soldiers are denied a u.s.
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citizenship that is higher than the 11 percent denial rate for immigrant civilians kane says he wants to be a u.s. citizen but he chose joining the military over sponsorship through work because he wants to give something back to the country he hopes to one day call his own he doesn't know if that day will ever come. heidi joe castro al-jazeera washington. us health officials have recorded 60 new cases of measles in the past week alone the increase 6 the total number of confirmed cases to 940 this year is the worst outbreak in the u.s. since 1994 the disease was declared eliminates in 2000 and health officials blame the resurgence on the spread of misinformation about vaccines. dozens of people have been killed in 4 separate prisons in northern brazil at least
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42 of those detained in the state of us have died in prison gang violence over the past few days officials say some inmates were stabbed with sharp a tooth brushes others were strangled police have been investigating the cause of the fights. ambulances in the afghan capital kabul for their false response to attacks that's less and less people needing to get cells so ends up taking taxis ballasts finds out why. an explosion or gunfire is followed by. police military and ambulances racing towards the attack nurses and drivers without protection bury the dead and wounded to hospitalize despite the danger around them. it is natural to be worried everyone is scared of places where there are attacks but it's our job and we have to get to the place and do our duty there
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is always a nurse in a drivers seat to a cool despite responding to more than 50 attacks since the ambulance services created in 2002 they haven't had any staff members killed or injured. this is what the kabul ambulance service is known for what it is not known for it's transporting other patients to hospital those not victims of attacks. there's a lack of awareness about ambulances and how to use them it's a free service for everyone and they don't understand there's a nurse and driver and we can take them free. on the lack of awareness there's also a capacity issue. the carboy ambulance service has just $29.00 says for $5000000.00 people it says its response time is usually less than 20 minutes but it can be up to an hour and a half to get ambulances a facing further delays after the taliban day tonight had one packed with
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explosives in central kabul last january more than 100 people were killed ambulances another search to check points. it means most afghans choose to use a taxi rather than call for an ambulance everyone in this intensive care unit was 1st brought to hospital by a taxi. was admitted unconscious with renal failure. i was feeling pain in my body and i was in trouble when i was travelling here by taxi i was not able to sit up properly i was in a lot of pain. most of the patients were brought here by taxi or in a serious condition coming in a taxi the patient loses 50 percent of the chance to recover because they come from a long distance without oxygen. and it's not a problem limited to the capital kabul ambulance service has 50 vehicles in 3 provinces it afghanistan has 34 provinces and more than 30000000 people the ministry of health admits it doesn't know exactly how many ambulances exist
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charlotte. couple militias lost mail so much and rhinoceros has dies in captivity dashing efforts to save the endangered species the animal named tam was about 30 years old and had lived sasa wildlife reserve since 2008 the so much and rhino is the smallest species of rhinoceros it was declared extinction in the wilds of malaysia 4 years ago. those. flights.
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thank you very much refound the bell has made a commanding start as he chases a record 12 french open title the defending champion made short work of d.n.a. can from unranked $188.00 in the world dollars the 2nd seed for the student and dominated every sit in this 1st round match dropping just 6 games. no problems either for another former champion jockey which the world number one beat poland. cuts in straight sets up the riches looking for the 2nd title in paris championships. it was a scare for the 3 time champion serena williams as she dropped the 1st set against cheyne go but she fought back to win dropping just one game in the rest of the
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match. some of the leading players have struggled including world number 13 caroline wozniacki 22 year old russian for running her crew their mettle is her roland garos debut to knock was me actually out of the 2. of the 3 seasons away aston villa are back in the english premier league they beat darby county 21 in the play off final at wembley thanks to goals from garvey and john mcginn disappointment frank lampard and he's 1st season in charge of darby but a great moment for villa boss dean smith he's players and their fans which include prince william who was watching in the stands this match is regarded as the richest game in world football with an estimated $215000000.00 in revenue to the winners and aston villa have already reached out to the prince on their twitter feed the club asking for him to give manager dean smith a knighthood when the next selections are made. and in germany union berlin have
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made history by being promoted to the top division for the 1st time a goal astroid home to stuttgart saw them win the bundesliga play of thailand the away goals rule it sparked great scenes in the stadium as the players and coach fisher celebrated the achievement of along with thousands of fans who invaded the pitch that makes union the 1st side from the old east germany to reach the top flight in a decade tottenham manager merits the approach at siena says he side all rested and ready for the champions league final they'll take on liverpool in madrid on saturday for the top prize in european club football fourteeners future at spurs remains unclear and he's doing his best not to lose focus ahead of such a huge match we can make the story we can write the only story we can provide our fans and i were people i thin and i were family of course. the base happiness in food that you can provide. and i thin today to talk about individual things is it's
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a little be embarrassing or shame because you know i thin or you're not important spurs have been boosted with striker harry came back in training after an ankle injury the england captain believes the team that handles the occasion better in madrid will win. i would like to truncate the session without the press and when the bill that. came with a lot of energy i think that's enough in trying to control their emotions and control the situation but i. will have a great chance of winning. the cricket world cup starts on thursday with emerging teams like i've got. to make their mark they play the defending champions australia on saturday with the best bowler in the world and a genuine chance of causing upset reports. when cricket was banned under the taliban afghanistan being one of the elite 10 teams to contest the world cup would
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have been unthinkable but there rise over the past decade has been extraordinary 2 years ago afghanistan was awarded a test match status one of only 12 teams to play the most prestigious and respected form of cricket but it's in the shorter forms of the gang they're most dangerous and this team has a genuine chance of upsetting bigots aims in this 50 over poseidon world cup. several of these players have lucrative indian premier league and australia big bash contracts county cricket in england but the star is the man considered the world's best one spinner rashid khalidi you must be so excited about this world cup if you're one of the superstars of the game now. world cup squad in the present in my country especially in my 1st 50 or if you have the skill you just need to utilize that and hopefully the guys are good you know one of them is working hard and definitively it won't be too far that one is i will be in top ranks. their
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coach is phil symonds who has plenty of world cup experience playing for the west indies the players are having to cope with it showed you. the training hard all of their opponents in the tournament a part of the world's elite sport does you no longer a long list to get to have the fast you need to do. well for the country as well so we didn't bring those things in the mine that i'm fasting i'm not you know you have enough energy me i have enough to eat after after after already and then you can disco in a day and play the game they're opening matches on this ground in bristol against defending champions australia a difficult start but they'll have plenty of support the tournament organizers the i.c.c. have restricted the amount of teams in the tournament to just 10 which excludes many of the developing nations but 5 is the big nations in lucrative clutches afghanistan still managed to get out of the 2 teams to qualify and now had to make
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a mark on this world cup lee wellings al-jazeera bristol and that's all the sport we have states in from all 8. and that wraps up this new server to keep it here on al-jazeera back in just a few minutes is staying with us. the
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a witness documentary on al-jazeera in the philippines the black market for gold is worth hundreds of millions but not everyone is reaping the rewards to selma paying the ultimate price when i want to east investigates why people like dying for gold on al-jazeera. differing views busy in france and germany on who should get the top e.u. jobs the centrist are wakens in the european parliament. actions. and how to market in this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up the u.s.
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youngest leader is i stood by the austrian parliament's following a corruption scandal but virus to return to power. and al jazeera investigation tracks the military aircraft and spy planes that appear to be supporting the warlords laying siege to the libyan capital. another day and of violence in brazil's prisons just 24 hours after 15 inmates were killed in a riot as a facility in the north of the country. a fragmented verdicts in the european parliament elections and opens up divisions between france and germany on this shit heads the european commission angle markel says the president should be from the single largest bloc that's the sensorites european peoples party bunts him out of the cone says the decision must reflect the
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results of sunday's votes in which the far right as well as the greens and the liberals gains at the expense of the centrists the tasha butler has this report from paris. the face of europe's parliament is changing the traditional power blocs of the center right and center left that have dominated for decades lost seats as populous greens and liberal searched for the 1st time in 40 yes since the 1st elections in $1879.00 of the european parliament due to classical party's socialist and conservatives will no longer have a majority. nationalism and fears over immigration fuelled gains for populist parties in france hungry and italy where matteo salvini is far right policy one more than 30 percent of the vote. in in not only is the league the 1st party in italy but marine le pen is the 1st party in france in the u.k.
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not of the rajah's 1st so it's 3 france england it's the sign of a europe that is changing green parties in several countries celebrated their best e.u. election results highlighting concern among some voters and the climate change after ending the people all across europe want to form a peaceful europe together we haven't just got a great result in germany but as it stands in ireland and the netherlands in austria all across europe the greens are strong. the election results reflect a growing political trend in me use 28 member states people are increasingly rejecting establishment traditional mainstream parties and supporting alternatives and voting for causes the center right european people's party remains the largest bloc in the e.u. parliament but with no majority it will be forced to seek support to form a pro e.u. coalition sensorites uncensored after parties have scored badly they have both lost
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. they have both lost votes but we see a 3rd party emerging which is the liberals at the moment so the liberal party if one includes the votes from across is likely to become the king made. in the next european parliament. the european project was created after world war 2 to ensure the rivalries between countries would never again result in conflict while these elections show that politically europe is more fragmented than ever pro e.u. parties still retain a majority suggesting that although some voters may be questioning the european union most still believe in it natasha butler al-jazeera paris. well a surprise breakthrough came from the greens who knows stands to become the 4th largest bloc in the european parliament's the greatest success for the environmentalists was in germany where the greens came seconds with 20 percent of the votes they take over
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a 1000000 votes from the country's 2 largest parties they also came 2nd in finland on 16 percent france saw a major upset with the environmentalist europe live there pulling the 13.3 percent make them the 3rd largest party and ireland the green party treble that falls from 5 to 15 percent of results that was almost emulated in the u.k. where the greens vote share was from 4.6 to 12.5 percent overall green parties are projects its take $69.00 seats in the european parliament's making them potential kingmakers when it comes to choosing the next president of the european commission or monica for sony as the co-chair of the european green party she says the possibility to unites is one of its biggest strengths. even if we are not a huge political force we are really able to be united in a few missions and we win because we are able to gather majorities so i think that
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this kind of unity will be our greatest patrimony and also over the next in the negotiations which are i trust are not going to be very very easy but in which we have certain priorities that hopefully will be respected also because we are not alone in this our the so-called green wave has been very much pushed by young people in the streets but also the vote of young people so i believe that the other parties will be somehow contaminated by this kind of bankrupt also because we have very little time to to reverse of the trend and be able to fight climate change we have some kind of paradox italy for example my own country and is the place where the mobilization of getting students was the biggest in the world out there on the 15th of march i think that the reason there are 2 questions one is the offer that perhaps you were not strong enough or good enough to take and to interpret this
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kind of movement which was very sudden and very quick and the 2nd is that the political debate is basically stuck between momentum was there the 5 stars movement and so binnie on issues like a power struggle the so-called migration rise except by which the lout the green issues and atlantic questions to come out. all street is where there is a laser after a no confidence was forced right when chanceless of us in courts to step down opposition parties joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal involving a former coalition partner dominic cain has the story from vienna. just over a week ago courtside a stable coalition astri's far right. now his chancellorship is over after only 17 months in office and his country has government. sacked this was the scandal that
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engulfed his family partners and eventually ended the coalition the secret video emerged of the freedom party's leaders films in 2017 apparently advising russians how their country could increase its influence over austrian politics the controversy led coats to force the party's cabinet ministers from office last week now they have returned the compliment. you have begun to see if you made the entire freedom party responsible for the wrong actions of 2 people who took the appropriate measures as we agreed that's what he did he try to take advantage of a difficult situation of a government partner to try to enlarge his own power base for the social democrats it was about denouncing what they call the unconstitutionality of course his actions and his then shall we also this is a shameless unrestrained and irresponsible power grab this is what we are witnessing at the power in our country is based on people and not you it was
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a stark contrast from sunday's scene when sebastian cortes led his party to its best european election result in 20 years which makes the opposition decision to force an early election seemed electorally questionable the chamber is now empty the politicians who voted the government out of left perhaps gone to think about planning their election campaign the one irony of this results. is that the man who's been forced from office might well soon be back on those same government benches if the opinion polls are anything to go by something mr cortes knows only too well as he told his supporters soon after losing the confidence of parliament in the whole purpose by the me today parliament decided but at the end of the day in september in this democracy the people will decide and i'm looking forward to it thank you for your support clearly he thinks he can ride that support back to the chancellorship dominic al-jazeera the. fighting house
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intensifies around the libyan capital as those loyal to the un recognized governments battled with forces led by warlords hell if i have to. the government is trying to push afters forces back from the airport road south of tripoli after launched an offensive in early april to take the capital from forces loyal to prime minister 5 years i'll search the fighting has killed more than $500.00 people and forced tens of thousands from their homes and al-jazeera investigation has tracked several military aircraft and spy planes that seems to be supporting after us forces to military cargo planes appeared to have switched off their tracking devices to conceal their movements to i'm from eastern libya the country is under a u.n. imposed the arms embargo after is supported by saudi arabia egypt the united arab emirates where half an hour where there is
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a senior fellow at the foreign policy institute at johns hopkins university is all those why he believes the u.a.e. is so involved in this battle. over the last few years a lot of countries have been supplying half dead without which he would not and never have been able to dominate bongos e and the eastern part of libya primarily it is the us that has been pointed out throughout the last 3 years or 40 years by the united nation and multiple reports that it is the primaries of a supplier of weapons and ammunitions and so on to the happy. side had also established an air base in the eastern part of libya it and it is the one behind also the egyptian involvement in libya it is the sort of the lead point in qatar is. support the primary motive is that do you a has
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a very irrational fear of what if you can it calls that the muslim brotherhood which seems to be a broad stroke that it covers everybody that doesn't agree with its policies. and it believes that it is if anything happens in north africa it will cascade down and undermine its on regime that is their primary reason which is really quite irrational in many ways because if you calculate the distance between tripoli and i will be it is about 4 times more than the distance between to flee and roam so it's very hard to see that anything that are going to libya can effect day us directly in any way whatsoever except their their their absolute conviction that that will inspire revolutions order revolts within the top of. so it's
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come on al-jazeera as the u.s. marks memorial day we look at her giving citizenship rights is getting harder for its immigrant soldiers. fighting off heat hunger and snakes all while living under a tree with her 10 children on mother's cry for help in yemen. the wedding sponsored by. hello there to rent your rain is still falling across the southeast and parts of china this area of cloud harris certainly given us some very lively downpours over the past couple of days in fact some of us here have seen a fair amount of flooding there's going to be yet more rain as we head through the next few days as well say from taiwan all the way through the southeastern parts of china and into the northern parts of it now it's looking fairly wet and that rain
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just continues as we head through the day on wednesday a bit further towards the south and there's more in the way of sunshine mixed in with the showers here for the eastern parts of borneo the winter still away c.l. looks very wet elsewhere there's a good deal of sunshine just one or 2 showers that that's the way things are going to stay as we head through the next couple of days through the philippines through parts of vietnam and all the way across through time and as well towards the south they could also be one or 2 rather heavy showers for us in k.l. and singapore as we head across towards india we've had quite a few premium seen showers here recently and more showing up on the satellite picture there's also been a lot of wet weather in the northeastern parts of india as well and these have given us a bit of flooding expect more showers here anthropos in a poll as we head through the day on tuesday and also a scattering of showers in the southern parts and through sri lanka not pool would just be hot though our maximum temperature getting to 45. the weather sponsored. in 2012 al-jazeera traveled to iraq people here are definitely
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scared to speak on camera they're saying that if they talk to us they think they'll be arrested down the line to take the pulse of a country ravaged under us occupation some of these graves are completely destroyed it's one of the most holy and sacred sites in all of iraq turned into a battleground between the mighty army and the americans rewind returns to iraq after the americans on al-jazeera. this is al jazeera a quick reminder of the top stories this hour. france and germany are divided on who should head the european commission on the americal says it should be someone
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from the censor rights european people's party but emanuel micro all says the decision must reflect the gains made by the far rights the greens and the liberals in sunday's european parliament votes. is nigh without a leader after a no confidence vote for strike when chancellor sebastian courts to step down opposition parties joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal. and fighting has intensified over in the libyan capital as those loyal to the un recognized government part heavy machine guns that forces loyal to warlord what if i have to get out to syria and best occasion has tracked several military aircraft and spy planes as seem to be supporting his forces. also breaking new star from japan where at least 11 people including young school children have been entered in a stabbing spree in
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a sucky close to talk you were in hain joins us now live from the japanese capital way what more can you tell us. yes well this attack took place at 7 45 in the morning local time so about an hour and a half ago so would have been very busy in the area at the time a lot of commuters going through the area as you mentioned this was an callous saki about 40 minutes from downtown tokyo the attack taking place very close to a train station again signaling that it would have been very busy in that area at the time and the latest numbers we're hearing is that 15 people have been stabbed in this attack including 8 children pruett presumably on their way to schools in the area unconfirmed reports ready as well that 3 of those people have been killed we understand also that the attacker has been caught by the police he is believed to be known to have stabbed himself and is in
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a serious condition so this still very much unfolding this attack that took place in color saki very close to the center of tokyo about a 40 minute drive taking place about an hour and a half ago. ok when hey joining us there from tokyo with the very latest thank you . have at least 57 prisoners have died since fighting in northern brazil over the past 2 days 42 inmates were found dead in 4 different prisons in my mouse in amazonas states just a day after 15 prisoners were killed in violence between rival gangs official say some inmates were stamped with sharpened toothbrushes while others were strangled well let's get more on this from johannes my birds a journalist in south power joining us now from there via skype ed just how big a problem is this in brazil this appears to be for prisons that have had this this
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violence in just a matter of days. yes this is something quite regular actually 2 years ago there were a range of these. in a treason fighting between different factions and about a 102 people were killed all of them in my case and that was 2 years ago and now this this case and this morning. of that happening today in brazil and yesterday and i've just updated the numbers it's 40 that i found was today but this is not a surprise for us and what was behind this prison violence. result prisons are pretty much governed by drug trafficking gangs we need people prisoners arrives in prison they have to basically choose the side between these
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factions for protection and so it's a vicious circle that keeps repeating itself and in the us and i'm not cities and they've all full control of the train and then also inside and outside the prisons and from time to time the spillover into the extremely violent clashes between inmates and you have is this is perhaps a silly question but what about the guards were they thinking. the guards in these cases tend to leave the prisoners to themselves if you like to believe that these riots they use fights they happen in the. security area of the prisons we typically the guards are not there more in and out of referral area and when these fights break out. some conflict there is these
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prisons obviously severely under start because brazil's prisons are 200 percent of the full so when these fights break out. the prison officials that are on the ground can control what is going on they know that so they rather don't go and they wait until the fight is over until things calm down and then maybe they send in negotiators or they call in reinforcements which sometimes takes a while to iraq busy yesterday they were quicker. today we don't even know what happened we just heard that they miraculously found 40 bodies this morning we still don't know whether it was a fight we still don't know what happened ok and it's my barrack as speaking to us there live from sao paolo thank you french police have arrested 4 suspects in connection with the explosion in leone on friday police raided the main suspects
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house in a suburb just say thought of the city and later arrested 3 other people said to be his parents and some other relatives 13 people were wounded in friday's blas when a parcel bomb detonated outside a bakery. 4 years of war in yemen has forced millions of people living there to the brink of famine their crisis is becoming increasingly desperate as victoria gave in the reports. this yemeni mother has 10 children to feed and this is where they live in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people in the room 8 had to provence in northern yemen all i guess they look at that we're living under a tree and we don't have anything there are snakes which we're scared of yesterday we had to kill one that got too close i struggle for my children i back so that i can actually done. fighting between pro he forces and fighters backed by the saudi u.a.e. coalition has intensified in the province in the past 2 months around 420000
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yemenis forced from their homes living in hundreds of makeshift settlements such as this. and the numbers keep rising on this campus in a very bad condition some people have received food aid packages and others of not some people have received tents and others still have to live under the trees the situation is similar to that of homeless people who don't have any found. aid is trickling in through her data port the gateway for 80 percent of yemen's food and humanitarian assistance but hope generated by the hugely withdrew from the city earlier this month is fading. as fighting on the outskirts raising concerns of the deepening humanitarian crisis growing even worse the war isn't tense acquiring in many parts of the country where every day we have stories of people. from air strikes. they tell us that they're hungry and they're worried.
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things won't get any better being the bad they've ever had it in families such as your feet is a struggling to survive and the chances of aid agencies reaching their remote mountain camps appeared to be fading victoria gate and be al jazeera. malawi's president's has been reelected for a 2nd term it's a military come 138 percent of the votes just 3 points ahead of his rival quitter the opposition has accused the ruling democratic progressive party of vote tampering. a memorial day is the time when americans own our military servicemen and women killed in battle but most all those who serve in the u.s. military are american born around $40000.00 immigrants and less than the military and self earning u.s. citizenship. explains that program is being scaled back
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ok. every year thousands of immigrants pledge their allegiance to the united states to become new americans. it's a moment baba cain longs for he left senegal 10 years ago to study computer science in virginia after earning several degrees he decided to enlist in the army in 2016 through a program called magdy that allows non u.s. citizens for in the country illegally to join the military and immediately apply for citizenship it has always been like a dream of mine for me to. serve this country. but i figured this was the best opportunity for me to do that the army was looking for french speakers from africa at a time when terrorism threats were growing in the region kane says he can fill that role but it's been 3 years since he enlisted and he's still waiting to ship to
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basic training. the pentagon in 2017 announced major changes to the way non-citizens are recruited leading to long the legs there's a concern that mommy recruits may be certain just us are you a national security rest of the united states no i don't think so i don't think that i have a national security interest i don't have any problems i don't have any. issues with the law anything. retired major general paul eaton led the u.s. army effort to train the iraqi military in the early 2000 he says at a time when the u.s. military. harry is struggling to meet recruitment goals welcoming immigrants to serve is essential they tend to be very high performers they tend to be. language important they tend to be ambassadors from their. birth country and all that weaves into a picture of
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a young man or young woman who is who has a lot to contribute to the armed forces of the united states but a growing number of immigrants soldiers are denied citizenship even after reporting for duty it's become harder and harder for foreign born u.s. military recruits to become citizens of the country they now serve in fact recent government figures show that 16 per cent of immigrants soldiers are denied a u.s. citizenship that is higher than the 11 percent denial rate for immigrant civilians kane says he wants to be a u.s. citizen but he chose joining the military over sponsorship through work because he wants to give something back to the country he hopes to one day call his own he doesn't know if that day will ever come heidi joe castro al-jazeera washington. ambulances in the afghan capital kabul are renowned for their fast response to
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attacks it's less a louse people who need to get a hospital ends up taking taxis ballasts finds out why. an explosion or gunfire is followed by. police military and ambulances racing towards the attack nurses and drivers without protection bury the dead and wounded to hospitalize despite the danger around them. it is natural to be worried everyone is scared of places where there are attacks but it's our job and we have to get to the place and do our duty there is always a nurse in a drivers seat to a cool despite responding to more than 50 attacks since the ambulance service is created in 2002 they haven't had any staff members killed or injured. this is what the kabul ambulance service is known for what it is not known for its transporting other patients to hospitals those not victims of attacks.
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there's a lack of awareness about ambulances and how to use them it's a free service for everyone and they don't understand there's a nurse and driver and we can take them free. on the lack of awareness there's also a capacity issue. the carboy ambulance service has just $29.00 says for $5000000.00 people it says its response time is usually less than 20 minutes but it can be up to an hour and a half for the ambulances a facing further delays after the taliban day tonight had one packed with explosives in central kabul last january more than 100 people were killed ambulances another search to check points. it means most afghans choose to use a taxi rather than call for an ambulance everyone in this intensive care unit was 1st brought to hospital by a taxi b.v. halima was admitted unconscious with renal failure. i was to be
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a pain in my body and i was in trouble when i was travelling here by taxi i was not able to sit up properly i was in a lot of pain acts out of money down to most of the patients who were brought here by taxi or in a serious condition coming in a taxi the patient loses 50 percent of the chance to recover because they come from a long distance without oxygen. and it's not a problem limited to the capital kabul ambulance service has 50 vehicles in 3 provinces it afghanistan has 34 provinces and more than 30000000 people the ministry of health admits he doesn't know exactly how many ambulances exist charlotte bellus out his ear a couple. this is syria and these are the top stories at least 15 people including young schoolchildren have been stabbed in cars sucky close to central tokyo local media
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reporting that 3 people have died when he has more now from tokyo. this attack took place at 7 45 in the morning on. our psyche so about a 40 minute drive from the center of tokyo being 7 45 in the morning would have been very busy. at the time the attack took place very close to nobody train station again signaling that would have been many commuters in the area at the time at least 15 people we're told have being attacked by a man believed to be in his fifties. at least 57 prisoners have died in fighting in northern brazil over the past 2 days 42 inmates were found dead in 4 different prisons in man ouse in a mazola states just a day after 15 were killed in violence soon rival gangs. france and germany are divided over who should head the european commission and will america wants someone
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from the sensor rates european people's party bonsa manual micros says the decision must reflect the gains made by the far rights the greens and the liberals in sunday's european parliament votes. austria's chancellor of us in court so has been i said after a no confidence vote and parliament's opposition party joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal involving his former coalition partner fighting has intensified around the libyan capital as those loyal to the un recognized government fight heavy machine guns and forces loyal to the warlord holy for have turned french police have arrested 4 suspects in connection with the explosion in your on friday police raided the main suspects house in a suburb just south of the city they later arrested 3 other people said to be his parents and other relatives 13 people were wounded in friday's blast when a parcel bomb detonated outside a bakery and that see up to date the news continues after inside story stay with us
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. pyrite makes gains in the european parliament elections but not the clean sweep some feared as pro e.u. parties are still the majority or the results mean for nationalists in the divided parliament this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to this special inside story from london i'm barbara cetera a record number of voters across europe have dealt a blow to traditional centrist politics with far right parties making significant gains in the e.u. parliament elections a surgeon support from liberal and green parties means that pro e.u. politicians will still be the majority in the $751.00 seat parliament but far right and nationalist wins in italy france britain and poland if you're a skeptic parties control of a quarter of the seats for the 1st time the far right gains were less than expected they may still upset the balance of power in the e.u. parliament now finds itself more fragmented than ever before will bring in our guests in just a moment 1st though the passion butler has more from paris the face of europe's parliament is changing the traditional power blocs of the center right and center left that has dominated for decades lost seats as populous greens and liberal so
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say the 1st time. yes. the 1st elections in 1979 of the european parliament to 2 classical parties socialist and conservatives will no longer have a majority. nationalism and fears over immigration fueled gains for populous parties in france hungry and italy where matteo salvini is far right policy won more than 30 percent of the vote. in it not only is the league the 1st party in italy but marine le pen is the 1st party in france in the u.k. in order for rodgers 1st so it's a the france england it's the sign of a europe that is changing green parties in several countries celebrated their best e.u. election results highlighting concern among some voters and the climate change after ending people all across europe want to form a peaceful europe together we haven't just got a great result in germany but as it stands in ireland and the netherlands in
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austria all across europe the greens are strong. the election results reflect a growing political trend in the east 28 member states people are increasingly rejecting establishment traditional mainstream policies and supporting alternatives and floating for courses the center right european peoples party remains the largest bloc in the e.u. parliament but with no majority it'll be forced to seek support to form a pro e.u. coalition there is no ability there recent no stable majority without the e.p. and that's why the e.p.a. is ready for compromise ready for talks to each other but the have to work together that is almost. the european project was created after world war 2 to ensure that rivalries between countries would never again result in conflict while these elections show that politically europe is more fragmented than ever pro
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e.u. parties. still retain a majority suggesting that although some voters may be questioning the european union most still believe in it natasha butler al-jazeera paris. let's go now to our guests joining me here in the studio is nina shake she is an author and political commentator and she's worked on a number of european political campaigns and elections tony travers for fessor at the school of public policy at the london school of economics and joining us from berlin thorsten banner is the co-founder and director of the global public policy institute welcome to you all nina if i can just start to with you of course we now have the results of the elections there hasn't been the surge that perhaps people were expecting of the far right but what do you make of it in general do you sense a shift in european politics there are several top lines from the elections the 1st
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is of course the populist surge that was the narrative going in because that is indeed what happened 5 years ago and that seems to have been a lloyd and that was always going to be the case because the picture that's emerging in my view is a bigger fragmentation big losers last night where a lot of the kind of traditional center right and center left parties true for germany true for france and also new parties doing really really well doing much better than projected and we're talking about the liberals and the greens so you for have fragmentation and this almost here the obsession or with the narrative that the far right would hijack all the votes has not been true they're still a force but we've seen a lot of votes also in the center left of the on the left of the political spectrum . will focus on breaks it a little later because it is a slightly different dynamic but of course for we saw in the u.k. was the epitome of that the centrist party is absolutely enraging support can they recover and what do you think was behind it what is true what happened in the
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a was a far greater collapse of the traditional. part is if you look at the the new european parliament they'll still be a big block of sort of center left socialist and big block of center right type part parties and still split broadly left right 5050 but in the in britain yesterday 1st day when the voting took place the conservative collapsed to under 10 percent this is one of the great parties of european politics that existed in different forms for 150 or more years there haven't been a result as bad as that nothing like you did see you know the commentators have taught about the worst result since 832 but the truth is nothing like it in history now the labor policy didn't do much better they are the main opposition party and their vote share was again terribly low in the 2 together can barely muster a quarter of the electorate that's the way of looking at it so this is a remarkable change of course it's an election which takes place on the
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proportional representation which is not the way we do general elections so some of these voters might go back but it is a big shift in and it's a big change in british politics for sure let's focus now on the german the politics we can go to berlin and speak to at thorston benner who joins us from there it was then that the german results actually were some of the 1st ones to come in or the projections anyway and we saw there that angular merkel's coalition partners certainly did very badly she sort of managed to hang in and the if the the far right party didn't do as well as some people were predicting what do you make of those results because germany of course is key to the e.u. the biggest country within it 96 members in the european parliament. look like in most other european countries the pro european forces still have a vast majority in germany if you add them up but the landscape is fragmenting and that's a trend in many european countries in germany you see the demise not just of the social democrats but also of merkel's party the christian democratic union if you
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take voters under the age of 60 most of them actually. voted for the green party and voters under the age of 3033 percent made the greens the strongest party is only if you take in pensioners the cd you manage to come on on top you have an urban rural fragmentation the greens were strongest in the big cities and you have an east west fragmentation the if he didn't do particularly well 1 in the west but it did extremely well in many states in the east it came in strongest in sex and he with 25 percent and in another state in brandenburg it became strongest party and was 2nd strongest in all the other states and these 3 of these states will have local elections so it's deeply entrenched and successful in these so is a very mixed picture you see in germany and that's the also the picture in europe because there is no green surge across the continent in italy the green party has 2 percent and it's a significant european country in portugal spain in some of the nordic countries in
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the netherlands the social democrats actually doing fairly well so it's a very mixed and fragmented picture of course people like me want it to be a little less fragmented he started a new coalition to replace the n.f. group in the parliament marie le pen is part of 8 what are the chances the think of being able to unite a lot of the far right parties within europe to really create a solid block in parliament. i think. he will certainly try to be the leader of a nationalist movement and maybe mr orbán the prime minister hungry that has 13 seats in the parliament is quite significant will join him in that and a few others but let's not forget that 1st of all the scared of ben and salvini the far right bloc in the european union actually drove many centrist voters to the polls we saw busy an increase in the participation in the european election that
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was quite significant and let's not forget that there are huge divides within the nationalist bloc somebody like mr sodini doesn't care at all about european budget rules in the rules in the euro zone whereas his austrian allies for example really want these budget rules to be upheld there's divides on who should take migrants and so on so that's so the not underestimate the problems that the far right will will have to act as a cruciform they are very cohesive in terms of acting as partners but to actually advance an agenda that will be far far more difficult for them any to shake perhaps numbers wise it and do as well as some people were predicting but it is hugely symbolic isn't it when you see lipin beat mccrone when the whole campaign had been very much almost a personal thing between them too and their different ideals when you see some of the effectively become almost a de facto prime minister in italy and then the brics vote yeah i think when it
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comes to the far right kind of populist party salvini is clearly the biggest winner on the european continent when it comes to le pen i think we're looking at a slightly different picture it was a blow for mack on that he didn't win but actually he didn't lose as badly as some were thinking and then actually did worse this time around than she did in 2014 it's really interesting to see how fondness you know has shifted in 2014 they were saying you know it was. an earthquake they want 25 percent of the vote and they say we are going to enter the european parliament we're going to build this nationalist bloc and we're going to destroy the european union from within fost forward 5 years down the line and. has changed now they're saying you know they don't want to leave the euro they don't want facts that they don't want france leave the e.u. and they want to reform the european union from within so some wind has been knocked out of her sails when it comes to fire in the u.k. that's a completely different story because of course this is
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a national story evolving entirely around brics that huge night for him although even though he just started his bracket party 2 months ago you know this is largely 2.0 he already had the infrastructure in place but it was a huge win for him he is claiming victory saying this shows that the country wants the hardest form of brecht's that or no deal back that but actually what the u.k. result really shows is that this is the country divided straight down the middle remain and leave really really polarizing between those 2 of course a lot of people think that europe itself is polarized we spoke about mcallen and he was that managed obviously but as usual on the yellow vest movement as well for the past few months with mccrone damaged certainly under pressure not just from marine le pen with michael 7 having announced that she's stepping down so she's still there for a while but can't really i suppose continue the european project who steps in for them well i think that it's really interesting to look at the kind of factions in the european parliament and the greens the liberals the center right grouping the
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center left grouping they're all broadly pro european so even though there are nationalist populist parties in the european parliament the bigger she seat share is pro european so mccall even though he might have suffered a defeat at home and it might make his domestic agenda more difficult it doesn't really change too much on the european level the questions the big questions of eurozone integration that berlin and paris. we're always vying over continue as before i don't think this european election really changes that i think that we are going to continue to see more of the same essentially and actually because the greens and liberals have done so well the beginning of much more detailed sophisticated conversations on things like climate change is especially because this seems to have been a huge issue for young voters this is going to be something that's going to come to the fore in the future thorsten benner in berlin. obviously damaged or certainly or
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coalition damaged by these results how is she fairing within germany and as a figurehead of europe do you think in a with the next parliament. americal is faring very well she has a very high approval rate still and the majority of voters are still not tired tired of her she made a conscious decision not to have any appearances in germany during the election campaign because she said like it's for her successor as party. come combo or to do the campaigning that may have actually contributed to the fairly poor showing of the christian democrats merkel is not necessarily the most spent of all forces in german politics at least her likely successors don't look more energetic and dynamic. tony travers in that small with court that we that we watched before we started chatting we saw at this a v me who obviously very proud and very happy at his results the saying that you
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know that he had done well in italy that marine le pen and then well in france that nigel farage obviously had done well in england as as he said and in fairness those are 3 really of the 4 biggest countries in the e.u. how similar or different do you seen the movements are between the brics that party and the general and marine le pen savina a lot of the of the far right leaders and you clearly have some things in common that they are insurgent movements against and establishment in the country that he's seen or can be portrayed as being out of touch and in need of a kicking really a political version of kicking. beyond that of course i mean nigel farage within u.k. politics is very careful to stay as far as possible with inside the political mainstream the reason that ukip his former party has done very badly in these european elections and in the local elections that took place in the recently is that it has become to be seen to be extreme and people won't vote for it anymore all of those
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votes and more have gone to the brics it party now i know that in both france and italy the parties those parties the marine le pen and salvini have been perhaps a little bit more comfortable at. encouraging voters from the extremes of their country's politics and farage is very careful not to do that so he can now portray his party as a potential replacement for the conservatives not saying that will happen but he's definitely trying to give that impression so he he takes great care to stay inside the political mainstream most of the time obviously immigration is a key issue for survival of pena most of the far right parties and even far as yourself though has often used it for political purposes perhaps less since the referendum and the whole mess in the u.k. of not being able to leave but he did also use that tactic didn't he he did and famously in front of a post that was used very heavily during by his campaign during the breaks it
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campaign back in 2016 but it's worth remembering that in the u.k. immigration as in this year has fallen away since the referendum it was a bigot's you in the referendum that triggered the difficulties the u.k. political system is now having but actually subsequently it's fallen away as an issue so it's much less salient and much less likely to drive people and now the issue is not about that it's about just delivering bricks it in a particular kind of bricks so it's the whole debate's moved on me and it really what this election in the u.k. was all about was and it was almost like another refer. and i'm having a referendum absolutely and i can tell you that i don't see the light at the end of the tunnel i don't see when politics in this country is not going to be about bricks that we have to look at a few years ago before the referendum was held when europe was an issue that really wasn't very important to voters and now given that what's happened here in the past
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few years it has become the issue it is the lens through which everything is seen and indeed it is absolutely paralyzed government government is able to start talking about other things looking at other things you know ministers often say would like stop talking about bricks and tried to do other things but that indeed looks impossible and given the current predicament the british government has then it looks set likely to continue and it might even get worse a lot of people say and in a way it was that the brics a vote was the 1st in the populous wave because it actually came months even before the election of donald trump how much do you think the breaks of vote here had an impact on the rest of europe well i think there the argument can be made that there's been some kind of bracks that dividend in europe because indeed when bracks it happened you know not nigel farage was out saying this would be the start of the dominoes falling you know one after the other all the other european countries would be lining up to leave the european union following the example set by fars
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and u.k. and indeed that has not happened it is really important to look at the nuances of the kind of populist wave in europe and even though you can broadly draw comparisons saying things like immigration drive them in the context of the european countries this is largely to do with non even the gratian to do with asylum seekers and refugees whereas in the united kingdom it was about free movement of people so even though i think has said that he would lead this populist revolution what's come to pass now is that the populace have not done as well as perhaps predicted so there are comparisons but i think that you have to. really careful to look at each country individually because there are big differences as well toss the better back to you in berlin a lot of people will complain even people that do vote pro e.u. will complain that the e.u. isn't quite working right now that it's seen as too remote that it's not helping some of the countries or people in the way that it should and there's always a lot of talk of reform that's where all the populace say they're going to reform
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it from within if you want to reform the e.u. and i think i'll ask all of my guests this question what reform do you think the e.u. needs to undertake. 1st of all they need support issues at the national level that don't just take the credit for the good things that happen nationally and put all the blame to the you level that's the trend we've been seeing and that has given you a bad name you need national politicians that actually explain also the virtues of the you then i think you need trans nationalists what we've seen in this european parliament election is that mostly national issues still dominated the debates and shaped the outcomes if you had transnational truly transnational parties and listen i think that could make a difference toward a real true european conversation on the issues and that's where we could be going on in terms of just muddling through which you'll see a lot in the coming years the fact that the liberals and the green party will play
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an important role in the negotiations on the next commission and what the parliament is all about in terms of its program i think it will be quite healthy to put some environmental issues front and center as nina has hinted at the climate crisis but also to shape up on tech not technological and digital issues where the traditional forces such as in the case of the corporate directive very much seemed like dinosaurs and that also contributed to the bad rap that the us had with some borders tony travers you think there's any kind of reform to the e.u. could have undertaken or perhaps been a bit more flexible in the original negotiations david cameron before the referendum that might have changed the vote i think over 2 issues buried in that question one is you know could something more been offered to david cameron which could have just made it a 5248 vote the other way and the answer that clearly is yes it would have been possible had the other had a different set of negotiations there because he sions ended differently and i
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think it on to your broad question i think from within within the united kingdom the e.u. the parliament commission the institutions do seem very distant. it's not just a matter of the channel and they are seen as bureaucratic and distant so i think that whatever happens in the future of britain's relationship with the the more that people in the u.k. can come to understand what the e.u. does for them and the good things that it can do as well as all the things that people find very hard to understand because they're behind closed doors the better it's just even people who are in favor of the member who is a big euro skeptic so you want to try and make make sure that people have a kind of objective understanding what the institution is doing what it does for them a long way from brussels nina following on tony's point about it being distant isn't that an issue of language because of course we have to go to the parliament any european institution everything is translated it's hard to relate to someone that
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doesn't speak in your language you know translations will only go so far so do you think the issue of the e.u. feeling this tent is insurmountable to certain extent i would say yes i mean these are $28.00 countries perhaps $27.00 soon to be all with their own distinct histories identities and many times people feel far more affiliated to local or national politicians than a kind of idea of a pan european demos and that has traditionally been something that's plagued the european union since its inception so it's very interesting to see that the turnout in these elections is actually been the highest i think it's been in 20 years right here so it's really interesting 50 percent though if you are saying which is not great compared to national action so i think that is something that the european union is always going to be struggling with so the way forward for the european union is i think that it does need to do a much better job of explaining what the tremendous achievements are like the
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single market as we've still from the referendum here nobody really knows the difference between the single market or the customs union and it has to reach it has to invest more in issues of the future and in particular research and development because you. can't become an open air museum of the world will have to see if and how it manages that to reform with the next parliament the next few years thank you very much taller guests need to shake tony travers and thorsten a banner and thank you too for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and for further discussion go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter our handle is a.j. inside story for me barbara sarah and the whole team here by forget thank you.
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an investigation into the real powers that control the world health organization their obligation to their shareholders completely overwhelms any consideration of public health can they be trusted with building a healthier future if their loyalty becomes questionable in a people better h one n one is it ok what if i kill now. chaz who says don't your attorneys just trust that you trust who are knowledge as era.
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kidnappings and murders in crimea since russia's for stanek station of the black sea in insular. i don't understand why he was kidnapped. schools of crimean to have been arrested tortured and killed most believe by russian security forces. crimea russia's dirty secret. on al-jazeera. we know the culture we know the problems that affect this part of the world very
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very well and that is something that we're trying to take to the rest of the world we have gone to places and reported on a story that it might take an international network for months to be able to do it united nations peacekeepers there lloyd anti-riot will. you are challenging the voices were challenging companies who are going to places where nobody else is going. on how long he'd seen in doha the top stories on al-jazeera at least 2 people have been killed in a stabbing in japan 15 people including young schoolchildren were stance in a sucky close to central tokyo way hey has more from tokyo. this attack took place at 7 45 in the morning on tuesday in color saki so about
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a 40 minute drive from the center of tokyo being 7 45 in the morning would have been very busy in that area at the time the attack took place very close to nobody to train station again signaling that there would have been many commuters in the area at the time at least 15 people we are told have been attacked by a man believed to be in his fifty's unconfirmed reports that some of those people have been killed there were several children who were attacked as well presumably on their way to schools in the area the man in his fifty's as i mentioned to believed to be the attacker is believed to have stabbed himself and is in a serious condition so details still coming through the situation very much unfolding in our psyche. france and germany are divided over who should have the european commission and go america want someone from the sensorites european peoples party dance french leader emmanuel micron's says the decision must reflect
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the gains made by the far right of the greens and the liberals in sunday's european parliament votes. children who were attacked as well presumably on their way to schools in the area the men in his fifty's as i mentioned to believed to be the attacker is believed to have stabbed himself and is in a serious condition so details still coming through the situation very much unfolding in our psyche france and germany are divided over who should have the european commission and go america want someone from the sensorites european people's party dance french leader emmanuel micron's says the decision must reflect the gains made on the far right of the greens and the liberals in sunday's european parliament votes. children who were attacked as well presumably on their way to schools in the area the man in his fifty's as i mentioned to
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believed to be the attacker is believed to have stabbed himself and is in a serious condition so details still coming through the situation very much unfolding in our psyche. france and germany are divided over who should head the european commission angle americal want someone from the sensorites european peoples party wants french leader emmanuel mccraw says the decision must reflect the gains made by the far right of the greens and the liberals in sunday's european parliament votes. over austrian politics the controversy led coats to force the party's cabinet ministers from office last week now they have returned the compliment. you have the guts if you made the entire freedom party responsible for the wrong actions of 2 people who took the appropriate measures as we agreed that's what he did he tried to take advantage of a difficult situation of
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a government partner he tried to enlarge his own power base for the social democrats it was about denouncing what they call the unconstitutionality of course his actions and his then shallow this is a shameless unrestrained and irresponsible power grab this is what we are witnessing but the power in our country is based on people and not you it was a stark contrast from sunday scenes when sebastian cortes led his party to its best european election result in 20 years which makes the opposition decision to force an early election seemed electorally questionable the chamber is now empty the politicians who voted the government out of left perhaps come to think about planning their election campaign the one irony of this result is that the man who's been forced from office might well soon be back on those same government benches if the opinion polls are anything to go by something mr cortes knows only too well as
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he told his supporters soon after losing the confidence of parliament in hyperfocus by let me today parliament decided but at the end of the day in september and that's democracy the people will decide and i'm looking forward to that thank you for your support clearly he thinks he can ride that support back to the chancellorship dominic al-jazeera. at least a 57 prisoners have died and fighting in northern brazil over the past 2 days 42 inmates were found dead in 4 different prisons in amazonas states that's just a day after 15 prisoners were killed in violence between vie for gangs officials say some inmates were stabbed with charpentier brushes well those are the headlines they use continues here on al-jazeera after rewinds iraq after the americans.
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my . hello and welcome once again to rewind i'm come out santa maria in the decade or so since the start of al-jazeera english back in 2006 we've broadcast hundreds of moving powerful documentaries and here on rewind we are revisiting some of the best of them and looking at how the story has moved on today where rewinding to 2012 when fault lines sebastian walker returned to iraq to assess the state of the nation after the
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withdrawal of u.s. troops that was supposed to be the end of 9 years of occupation following the downfall of saddam hussein since that time of course iraq has had to endure chaos in the wake of the rise of iso a government widely seen as exacerbating sectarian divides and the virtual destruction of cities like mosul in the attempt to drive out in retrospect to say walker's film is an extraordinary snapshot of a moment in time a very personal journey through a devastated land with hopes of a better life emerging from the ashes hopes that were to be cruelly dashed from 2012 his fault lines iraq after the americans. hate speach. 5 years since i was last in iraq. back then coalition troops were still deployed in the southern city of basra the military has left but many of the
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british soldiers who are based here have stayed on. this time they're here for the money. business is booming for their clients to iraq is pumping record amounts of oil and production contracts to develop the country's massive southern oil fields have been auctioned off to foreign companies. many tell us tell me if you. don't you think that's. why. the whole. country company coming here. china's national petroleum corporation has partnered with british giant b.p. to develop the remaining oil fields the largest in iraq. newly arrived chinese oil workers and other foreign employees meet their security details in this composite basser airport. to
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a private security escort is still obligatory and this is asked. was the 1st city to fall in the 2003 u.s. led invasion. i came here that summit to report on angry protests that have broken out against the lack of electricity. today there isn't much improvement in the basic services people were protesting for 9 years ago last rest still suffers power cuts. unemployment also is widespread here almost a quarter of people under 30 don't have jobs. and while there are signs of new money flowing in the cost of living is rising fast. oh my god i want to do what i think of the plague. on them in the. way of what i can see that's a look at photos of them up and then michelle. community in the pledge to his shop
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for 9 years union leader. has fought to keep iraq's oil wealth flowing to iraqis not just the phone companies iraq's deputy prime minister for energy says that the deals the government has signed with foreign investors are reaping rewards we have already increase our production to $3000000.00 barrels per day and during this it will add another. half a 1000000 or more but it appears the so the progress is there. but despite record output in $50.00 this frustration the company's developing the fields importing labor. and that there is no meaningful legislation to protect iraqi jumps. isn't to be looked at and that it isn't to be affected and i think it will go but are an end to the i'm in mind that i'm on you michael but this is you've got to remember you have to be and that is that and then. i left haven't i wanted to die.
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i said it was. saddam he says it was the us decision to dismantle iraq's army and national industries in the name of the both a vacation the coolest widespread unemployment and created a launch pool of angry men ready to take up arms. from basma we joined north toward men jack. along the road lined with symbols to commemorate a battle lost and injustice to. the cemetery of want to yell solemn valley of peace surrounds the city. it is possibly the largest burial ground in the world and the final resting place to which many shia aspire. scale of this place is breathtaking 14 centuries shia from all over the world have been bringing that they had to be buried here
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it's so immense that in that job they say that city is fall for the living and hof of the dead. in 2004 the serenity of the valley of peace was violated. that spring fighters loyal to monk tied around the side of the son of one of iraq's most revered shia clerics for u.s. forces in baghdad and the holy cities of karbala. and here in the jack. up up e.g.o.'s yes as i've already been landed there. destroyed everything. at the beginning of august trying to root out sanders mahdi army and take control of. u.s. marines invaded the cemetery when taken into a part of the graveyard where you can actually see the destruction from the fighting that took place in 2004 this p.g. holes in the walls some of these graves are completely destroyed a member speaking to iraqis at the time who simply couldn't believe that things had
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to tarry to such an extent that this one of the most holy and sacred sites in all of iraq had turned into a battleground between the mighty army and the americans. hundreds of monte finds as dined in the battle. in a new section of the cemetery built for sound as followers killed in the uprisings and sectarian violence that the u.s. led occupation provoked. families come to honor that day. so much. no one knows how many iraqis have been killed since the invasion. of them it's range from more than 150002 over a 1000000. for years the u.s. claims not to keep a body count. but there are some 6000 graves in the cemetery learned when the grief seems impossible to bury.
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early shaka said the dying during the violence in 2004 whose brother is buried here in the section reserved for those killed by u.s. forces. and. these were the people the u.s. military expected to welcome them. but they soon made enemies of people like allie and his family. but then. if i thought i should.
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let you know job it i could be here in america they think this is over. here. you don't want to. just follow his listens to him deliver some of his most incendiary sermons against the occupation here in his base in the nearby city of coup for. now santa spends much of his time in iran and on this friday he isn't here but the message is political populist and doesn't shy away from criticizing the government in baghdad. well there is any yeah it was you know here was there was you're here where here you are here for the sermon addresses the deepening conflict between iraqi prime
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minister nouri al maliki's party and the opposition blocs to his virtually paralyzed parliament for months was an area that a sheet where he was over the years sadder has cultivated the image of an independent champion of the dispossessed shia who make up his base. i mean he's transformed himself from a leader of a militia into the leader of a political party an important one on which maliki reliance to maintain power. for years saddam hussein had banned public celebrations of shia festivals and limits of the flow of iranian pilgrims to man jack. now the pilgrims and tourists are back prompting a boom in trade and hotel developments. and there are unconfirmed reports that iran is planning to spend a $1000000000.00 to refurbish the showing off the decades of being victims the shia
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majority in iraq have emerged the victim is. a shia who now holds the top post of prime minister and commander in chief and government positions are distributed according to ethnic and sectarian quotas. i i i. the new balance of power in iraq has raised fears that iran's influence is growing both in baghdad and here in the jafo. ayatollah ali al sistani is the top spiritual guide for iraqi shia and the leader of the school of clerics that government is trying to. keep ation he demanded the u.s. organize direct elections while opposing iranian style theocratic governance. system is 81 years old and there are reports that iran is campaigning to have one of their ayatollah succeed him. in iraq these days regional ambitions run like
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undercurrents reshaping the country. but over the past 9 years political violence has literally refashion the landscape. i haven't been back to baghdad in about 5 years my only just entering the city but immediately the 1st thing that strikes you as you drive in is one thing that's really changed the schools. baghdad is battle scarred and sectioned off by blast walls that were raised 1st around government ministries and military bases then around hotels filled with foreigners and then the sectarian attacks escalated around neighborhoods. the city was reconfigured is iraqis fled mixed areas for the relative safety of religious and ethnic lee homogenously enclaves. harboring the wounds in stories of the bloodshed the occupation unleashed many remain there protected by concrete
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walls checkpoints and each other. more than 1300000 people across iraq still displaced. and in baghdad almost half a 1000000 remain in camps like this one on the edge of the shia neighborhood of cademy . sit on us one another. abu said john's family was living in town near a sunni neighborhood north of baghdad where resistance to the occupation was famous . al qaeda also found a home there as it. all. they need. someone to have. a sheet when the family fled they left everything behind in school food can tell you. and although they live in constant fear of eviction they say they can't return to tommy told. that he had to step.
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aside but that i had. that as a. little about what. i'm like. in the sunni neighborhood of gaza where they came to escape threats from the mahdi army in 2695 and a mother in law a struggling to can for their household including his 2 kids. like almost one in 10 women in iraq they are widows. hannah's husband hussein was killed by u.s. forces during a raid on the markets in 2005 she had just learned she was pregnant with a 2nd child i'm talking about the. mahdi and share with the neighbors total can have been one. and a half to time. yesod moment idea who might also have gotten them over to the. diana thought of how to take the bad suck out of what i want but i don't want to go
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to gets me home by saturday i'm on cyber attack and having no money. 2 years later as monday is 2nd son nuri was killed in a miniature attack the family lost another breadwinner and bureaucracy has made it difficult for them to get the support payment the government extends to widows was the day they met their new honda del monte i'm not sure none of the show must have been so good some how cool modern moment is that on my carriage one of your not i don't yet have your mom and i believe that began after she and i'm not just a head about the subject of the day. that i was out. but simply because i know that was so bad is that neither of us said that. she had what they wanted as they were doing the song but i want to turn on the handy yeah i know some parts manage the new model no artifacts are necessary home on i have got
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to tell us something about the national it's a phone you make. the other then homeless. and then we do it the other career and then you must got to do it for clooney joe you can either i'm going to up that i know. of nothing else you might do only would you have a shout. about how to we could help and i saw kasim maybe last spent 7 months seen u.s. custody at abu ghraib prison and more than a year and a half in the u.s. run detention camps. he has testified to us military investigators that abu ghraib he was stripped and paraded naked with a sack over his head dressed in women's underwear cuffed and hung from a window frame for hours when he asked to pray and beaten into unconsciousness. and given another herman.
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i had a little sot on with. them and i didn't get the. money he says it was part of u.s. interrogators strategy is they trying to quell resistance that the u.s. terms terrorism or detaining people across the country especially those from sunni areas. see any. over the past year human rights groups have reported that iraqi government security forces have conducted sweeps preemptively arresting hundreds of people detaining and sometimes torturing them in secret prisons inside the international zone. some of the same people who were detained by the americans and were accused of being terrorists then many live in sunni areas in and around baghdad from where armed
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groups still orchestrate attacks. the government says there are no secret prisons i could say that there is no secret detention so we will come now he will not arise for amnesty organization and united nation organization to come and check and to find out whether there is a secret detention center and. the no no no no no no no but the arrests have fueled the perception in communities like this one that the government is targeting them much like u.s. forces used to know now we've come for friday prayer and i'm in. a sunni neighborhood that for many years was an important center of anti occupation resistance. getting here hasn't been easy and it was not recurring being stopped from getting access to the main mosque anatomy or a police checkpoint further down the street our soldiers through our security guards currently negotiating with them to get approval for something we already
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have approval to do. and when prayers are over no one here is willing to speak to us. people here are definitely scared to speak on camera they're saying that if they talk to us they think they'll be arrested down the line and we've now been told that we're not allowed to film anywhere outside the compound around that the main mosque the guards have taken down the details of our security guards and said that if we go outside that gates and stop filming will be arrested. i kind of many people the deputy prime minister salah almost like tells us that the fear we felt in and amir is warranted he receives frequent reports that those arrested face extortion by security forces when that again to go to the trial they have to pay him money in order to work through the trial otherwise then right no they would like with their will if they're brought out of that they need. the sunni deputy prime minister would temporarily suspended shortly off the u.s. troops withdrew in december and off that he called prime minister maliki
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a dictator. by 111. especially when it was restored sectarianism but there are many political parties that exist there were elections held here there are ministries controlled by different ministers and this isn't a dictatorship who is it and they get a minister over the fence or is that i think of a minister of interior. intelligence who is i. depart this country. next destination is the only city in iraq where victory celebrations were held as the last u.s. soldier left the country. protested the u.s. military presence in their city from the beginning of the occupation. and when the mutilated bodies of 4 american contractors were strung on this bridge across the euphrates in 2004. fate was sealed. what followed were 2 of
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the largest assaults of the entire war with u.s. marines using devastating firepower to bomb the city into submission. the bloody campaigns had a profound effect on the residents of fallujah. needs to be on the. list but you know. i don't like. being told that these graves are actually for people who are still dying as a result of the fighting that happened back in 2004 these are the graves of babies who died having birth defects and other diseases. 9 year old cannot speak eat on his own. his 2 younger siblings are buried in what's called martyrs cemetery i'm going to. let. you know
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what it. but i said with the show a holiday when the north what if you are there. when he was born just months after the u.s. led invasion seemed healthy. but after the siege of 2004 doctors diagnosed him with brain atrophy. there's no question in his father's mind as to the cause. was out of. the wire. and within a while. how many parents drank the future lies ahead for him here in fallujah. capturing a moment in time. snapshots of other lives. other stories. provided glimpse into someone else's world.
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deadly aired on al-jazeera. m how he'd seen in doha the top stories on al-jazeera at least 2 people have been killed in a stabbing spree in japan at least 19 people including children as young as 6 were injured in tokyo the suspects reportedly began attacking people waiting at a bus stop he was detained after a stabbing himself in the shoulder when haye has more now from tokyo. this attack took place at 7 45 in the morning on tuesday in color psyche so about a 40 minute drive from the center of tokyo being 7 45 in the morning would have
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been very busy in that area at the time the attack took place very close to nobody to train station again signaling that would have been many commuters in the area at the time at least 15 people we are told have being attacked by a man believed to be in his fifties. at least 57 prisoners of dies in financing in northern brazil over the past 2 days 42 inmates were found dead in 4 different prisons in manassas in amazonas states that's just a day after 15 prisoners were killed in violence between 5 or gangs officials say some inmates were stabbed was sharpened toothbrushes are others were strangled. france and germany are divided over who should head the european commission german chancellor angela merkel says it should be someone from the sensor rights european peoples party but amount of american says the decision must reflect the gains made
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by far rights the greens and the liberals in sunday's european parliament votes. austria is a civil these are after a no confidence vote forced right wing chancellor sebastian courts to step down opposition parties joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal involving his former coalition partner. fighting has intensified around the libyan capital as those loyal to the un recognized government fired heavy machine guns forces allied to warlord khalifa haftar and al jazeera investigation has tracked several military aircraft and spy planes that seem to be supporting his forces well those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after rewinds iraq after the americans. in the neonatal ward of general hospital dr samir a lonnie has grown used to seeing
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babies born with cancers and congenital malformation but has no one thing guess i'll tell you missing. same jasim is 24 days old during the siege in 2004 i'm other side was living in a village on flu just outskirts this is los angeles have. more serious cases like many residents of flu dr allan e. fled the worst of the fighting in 2004. when she returned she and her colleagues were immersed in treating the injuries and trauma in its wake then they started seeing a new crisis and the exodus of but they think not as a way to see before. we are facing this effects nearly they. now she documents every case she sees. she has hundreds of pictures and video clips saved on her laptop of newborns with craft pallets ready deformed limbs cancers
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in launched and atrophied brains are going to have to fix that top of the list of a lot of defects. have many many cases of. difference the misshapen hearts are harder to detect and those babies are often miscarried stillborn or die shortly after birth. in a year long survey lonny conducted at the hospital she found 147 incidents of congenital malformation 1000 births. about 5 times the international norm. and in another study she and her colleagues found higher than normal levels of enriched uranium and mercury in the hair of parents of children born with congenital malformation and comes. how do you explain that something happened. as you know you or anyone has not said isn't in the kid's toy toys and not. we
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didn't buy it by the from the shops that something happened and the city where everybody knows what happened in this if you don't actually need more investigations we need our d.n.a. has to be examined our chromosomes have to be examined you know what happened in japan after hiroshima and nagasaki. you had about what happened here is after that study by study lonnie is trying to confirm beyond a shadow of a doubt what people in fallujah convinced is true that there's a causal link between the weapons used by us forces in 2004 the amounts are very mixed uranium in their bodies. and the alarming rise in numbers of sick and malformed children here my personal experience although i don't want to talk about it it is so harmful. but one of my brothers have lost 2 kids
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because of i know he's. here after 82012011. after the us assault on fallujah many of the foreign fighters fled north and set up camp in the city of mosul. or used to live there until al kind of linked groups moved in. while the violence has dropped significantly from its peak in 2006 civilian casualty rates across iraq are on the rise again. since i left in 2004 mosul has been under siege from car bombings and assassinations of government officials. governor i feel only jay feels predecessor was killed in one of those attacks people. he blames the americans for moses plight and he says it's taking on new dimensions that american men celebrate mystic in iraq. not just to what i call
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identified here but also in. here how paul government in iraq. leave iraq but they give iraq to iran. and to iraq like this if not the americans here knew jeff he says his forces have made great strides to rid his city of al-qaeda i thought the guy. and he is shape. and he. said in the. one that the men knew how would and your show and maha will. always applied to him was a wonder what's up a notice on at all. but with armed police a school to last time next destination it's clear the. fear still remains mosul streets are eerily quiet and this is a sense that the violence for which the city is notorious is never far away. the
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family i'm about to meet protected me from that violence and this is the 1st time out of seamen since their youngest son and the reuters photographer whose work is on exhibit here was killed by u.s. soldiers. who say i want to hear. what you feel when you hear that right i mean it's still. very sad still here that's. how this in doha. we saw the story. ok on the reuters wire. so i called you i think at that time and i asked you to call not be able because i couldn't get through it and i think that it was in syria . maybe. now me is older brother now below was in charge of the reuters operation in mosul we used to be a team the 3 of us traveled around together reporting on the growing insurgency
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timing mosul streets into a bloodbath. 2003 dozen farm it's good yeah look like that now and nothing like in 2000 something very difficult to believe that the amazon and just when it was starting to happen yeah exactly when i think yeah you saved me your hand. was the situation deteriorated to me and was moved from mosul but he continued to document life and occupation and the violence that had unleashed much more of a sort of that he was not behind the me and. the airlock. and just. knocked out. i see what john has. in the modern world. one of 12 modes and that.
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just came. for the. sword in the me that's about that i'm the one to. tell you. within 3 years to me and was killed by u.s. forces in baghdad. his death captured forever on video shot by the us military and eventually leaked to the public by wiki leaks on. their own. and then. their lives in it started running. the fire to get fired for coke i mean. more than. 10 years ago in.
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america. $100.00 b. . connell you had. less than an hour's drive from the notion of iraq as one fabric is now disintegrating. the prospects of kurdish autonomy has been a fault line cutting across the north since iraq's borders were drawn when i was based here it's still at least looked like the same country now it looks like a different planet and that seems to be the master plan of the kind of. massive foreign investments and regeneration and infrastructure projects transforming the way the cities look. kurdish leaders establish their own regional governments 20 u.s. sponsored no fly. phone was set up off the gulf war. and they welcomed u.s. forces during the 2003 invasion. in the years that followed washington lavished
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political and financial support on kurdish leaders billing the region as tomorrow's iraq today an example of how a liberated iraq good luck. so if there's one place where the u.s. can be proud of its legacy in iraq it should be here. and on the surface at least the future seems brighter than ever. it's a bit surreal to see the architecture transformed and major international chains selling goods at western prices and it doesn't entirely make sense most iraqi kurds only around $400.00 a month these malls are full of people but it seems like those actually doing the shopping on kurds from this region it's a rocky hour to talk about the fact that the rest of the country and its forests coming from turkey and even iran. if a rainy an influence may be expanding in the south turkey's footprint here is growing by the day 30 iraq has become turkey's 2nd largest trading partner most of
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that trade is with the kurdish region. off the years of animosity economic potential seems to have won out over turkey's antagonism toward iraqi kurds and their dream of independence and the kurds appear to have found a new patron. from constructing the roads to rebuilding the souk signs of the deepening ties are everywhere. the turkish company building on this site has some of the biggest contracts with the municipal authorities. but 90 percent of the workers here from turkey. so not everyone is feeling the benefits of those boom. i'm not sick yeah but when i. find out i'm on them. i will go and fuck it i can look at. the moment about this now than it must govern as though you know the saying out of a muslim argument out of it shouldn't. i mean let's not get.
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jani have she got me. is that yeah i never saw. that as many as not to. the kurds have always been strong supporters of their own political leaders in the struggle for self the time a nation that they have represented. when i was here 5 years ago i never used to hear the levels of frustration with the kind of leadership that we're hearing now. and as we travel from bill to so many of discontent becomes even louder than. the families who've been living in this building have been told they have to leave the government is making a move to the city limits so that this area can be redeveloped. they say they don't have the means to build homes that. had
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a. she she what i must tell you. would you not be russian but. you want to go. along with the song and you know. there's a growing perception that the money flowing into the region is ending up in the pockets of a small business class all of them politicians and party men. a year and a half ago frustration here in so many a boiled over. it was february 2011 and inspired by peoples uprisings in tunisia and egypt kurdish activists took to the streets against government corruption and repression launching a protest of thousands the last 63 days. to do. that.
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that. i mean that. that's a. really good question that on the 1st day government security forces opened fire on demonstrators who had surrounded political party offices and were throwing stones dozens were wounded one man was shot dead over the next 2 months government forces killed at least 9 more protesters as a among them zahir mahmoud a man's 14 year old son sauk you. could you hear the name packing that you could be . taking many good general. shade roun critical. but the kurds have other worries tensions with the central government are escalating kurdish leaders have been signing development contracts with foreign oil companies asserting it's their right to do what they please with
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resources in their territory. baghdad says that's just not true the k r g this is a kiddish regional government. feel that they have the right to negotiate and decide on the oil that has. located in the region they feel they have the right to sell his contacts and this is what their real disagreement lies. with their u.s. allies gone iraqi kurds are feeling less secure than when thousands took to the streets a year and a half ago demanding democratic reforms. shut it you. know you. want to your door when you get it. there i believe that moment of the said. this was you know as that yeah you know it was that yeah naked but it is
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a very good you know we're up to this here now. but as kurdish leaders defy baghdad and brokered deals for oil pipelines with turkey it seems they're betting that this new alliance will protect them even if it costs them the promise of an independent kurdistan. democratic. and they had a milan kartika ever could you know it. for the caucus time pakistan you know that we're told most of them to 30 with a little quicker there to those you know have. been. consented to this and then. if there's one man who appeared surmises claims that iraq is in danger of sliding back into office or tearing rule it's fugitive vice president tariq hashimi. the day after u.s. troops left the country in december prime minister maliki issued an arrest warrant for iraq's most senior sunni politician accused of financing death squads targeting
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shia he fled to the kurdish north to escape arrest cities and. we caught up with him shortly before he left the country for turkey my kids his age straightforward sectarian politically motivated and no way i could. be engaged. in any sort of violence hashimi says that his security guards have been detained and tortured into making false confessions against them members of his entourage show us photos they say or of one who died in custody his body appears to show signs of torture and this is both the diligent process has to be respected and if. believes he is innocent he should go to the court and prove that in a sense he cannot fled the country or said somewhat and the start of trying to
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politicize the issue of. the drama is the most visible manifestation of a political crisis that threatens further fragmentation. and iraq's read ascent into violent conflict. that we don't have the real democracy in this country . is a fake and is moving towards a very dangerous situation as again to reallocate. and a sectarian way. throughout our journey across the country from bands wrote to a bill financial to baghdad and mosul. the post occupation landscapes have very. every city unique. every stretch of road another distinct piece of iraq. but in each place the people we've met have voiced similar things impatience at the
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lack of basic services and jobs. anger political corruption. distrust of the regional powers that seem to have more influence over their destinies the nato. lingering bitterness about what invasion and 9 years of u.s. presence here has created. that legacy for nearly everyone that we've met can be summed up in a single word. fear of the prime minister and his grip on power. the fear of government security forces in the armed groups of sectarian politics and regional power struggles fear that the ghosts of the past will never stop until the present and defrock are going to continue in that way it's going to be divided and there will be our war before a very divided and after a very divided. iraq after the americans a powerful and moving film which is made yet more poignant by the fact that the
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terrible events following the rise of ifo had yet to happen we're going to talk about those issues now with found as there is middle east correspondent imran khan just back from baghdad himself maybe you can just give us a rundown of well those last 5 years basically since the end of that film and i still comes along well that's i think to really explain it that we have to go back slightly further to 20067 and 8 when iraq was a breaking point it was a civil war between the sunnis and the shias and also there was in iraq at the time now al qaida in iraq were able to form because a lot of anger towards the shia led government within baghdad itself but it was really the precursor to everything that we've seen since then now al qaeda in iraq were defeated by sunni tribal militias the 2nd was the awakening councils supported by the americans now when the sunni tribal militias got rid of al qaida in iraq who they were promised all sorts of things by the shia led government in baghdad you
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fast forward now to 2012 and the americans leaving. in iraq have been defeated there was a a a group coming up at the time called the islamic state in iraq again another threat to iraq and what happened was the shia led government in baghdad really completely ignored the concerns of the sunnis particularly any province and for years the sunnis protested saying they were promised all. sorts of things jobs within the military civil service things like that for defeating al qaeda in the things they were given things are getting better i mean that sounds like a very bleak picture but things are getting there because prime minister howard other body is pushing forward with with reforms but these reforms are being met with with stiff resistance from those people who have entrenched positions and well let's just pause for a 2nd because i want to bring someone else into our conversation to talk a little bit more about the human cost of these last few years joining us from beirut all right general who is amnesty international's advocacy director for the
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middle east and north africa it's nice to have you with us right in runs giving us a really good rundown of how the politics of change i guess in the last 5 years and bringing eisel in our film talked about 1300000 displaced people half a 1000000 lived in just one count how of those numbers and situations changed the numbers are much water snow amnesty international can confirm the number of i.d.p.'s in iraq is over 3000000 now there are few government has unfortunately been a part of the problem many of these internally displaced people who are displaced because of the actions of the iraqi government and militias affiliated with the iraqi government and their conditions. be bad because of the actions of the iraqi government many of the internally displaced people are taken through screening procedures would families are separated
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many of them up and arrested under suspicion of collaborating or walking for ice is that of tens of thousands of iraqis who have been addressed the last few years with no due process with no access to any. mostly based on a tip from an informant or other suspicions so there are from government is definitely a part of. the problem in many cases it is the reason behind the problem and the reconstruction effort that was promised has not even started in many cases tell me about outside influence and i'll also ask you about this after we heard from the raid i'm specifically talking about iran. amnesty has not commented on the politics of what's going on in iraq this in 3 to 4 months or a mandate i mean i can say from from
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a person and point of view that many of iraq's neighbors have been interfering in iraq's domestic politics and different levels iran for example has a lot of leverage and water all over iraq you put it the iraqi militias some of the militias seem to be. there after the or even controlled the by iran so it's one of the countries that has been involved very heavy in iraq's domestic issues i do think the iranian influence is absolutely key also turkey you know and we're looking you know saudi arabia as well they're opening an embassy again which they haven't done since 1901 so these are all people that have something to play for within iraq and the influence is all but what ride was saying is very very important what you saying earlier about the sunnis and about the
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people who for feisal or not as the case may be being separated from their families that will lead to a lot of anger why i'm very concerned about the future of iraq is those people who are absolutely angry at this government won't again be given what they were promised they'll go back to their homes they'll be abandoned and that's what led to ice and coming into existence in iraq in the 1st place that some. so the next fight may well come from the very people right was just mentioned. in beirut thank you so much for your time and your thoughts in iran khan is well with us here in studio thank you and that is it from us to join us again the next weekend check out the rewind page at al-jazeera dot com for more films from the series i'm come often to maria thanks for joining us see you again sir. these explosions were not an act of war. these nuclear bombs were experiments by
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the soviet union. to the kazakh people who lived in the vicinity the motives might be little difference rewind silent. amount to 0. hello that the tornadoes have still been ripping their way through parts of the u.s. most of them have been across the great plains and you can see the latest system here as it's ballooned and worked its way northward still going to be with us over
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the next few days with plenty of rain in the northern parts of our map stretching right up into the southeastern parts of canada but also there's this trading leg towards the south so there's still the risk of seeing some severe weather here the cause of all this severe weather is the warm air in the southeast heating that cold air from canada so atlanta 33 degrees will be our maximum fall cooler towards the west with denver only struggling to 12 a bit further towards the south and there's plenty of showers here lots of them over parts of cuba jamaica and into his spaniel but also somewhat to whether they were down towards the southwest just off the coast of costa rica we've got a little area of low pressure i'm not giving some of us a very heavy downpours they could well be a bit of flooding here and maybe a few landslides as we head through the next few days and if ever there was a south still and there's plenty of sunshine force in salvador took temperature of 28 degrees for the southern parts of brazil there and into parts apparent why there's this little link of cloud here that's giving us some pretty heavy rains that system is only slowly nudging its way northward as we head through wednesday
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behind it is cool so when is ari's will only be at 14. 0. hello i'm a hell of a hit in this is the news our wine from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes. at least 2 people dead and several others injured in a stabbing attack there tokyo. divisions between berlin and paris on the shoot all the top e.u. jobs after centrists are weakens in the european parliament elections and i'll just say your investigation tracks the military aircraft and spy.