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tv   Inside Story 2019 Ep 160  Al Jazeera  June 10, 2019 3:32am-4:01am +03

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whalen's lined up to cross the simone boulevard bridge into colombia was a rare chance for these people to purchase food medicine and other commodities no longer available or in extremely short supply in venezuela only pedestrians are allowed to cross back and forth into colombia the government of president nicolas maduro has blocked large scale food convoys. according to the united nations 4000000 people have left venezuela in recent years the u.n. has called the mass migration the largest in the recent history of latin america and the caribbean hyperinflation poverty and political chaos are fueling the exodus the. actress and humanitarian activist angelina jolie who is a special envoy for the u.n. refugee agency u.n.h.c.r. visited a camp for venezuelan migrants in neighboring colombia she was greeted by children who spoke about the desperate conditions that forced their families to leave their
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country but the me then i suppose a year is that once i guess i can say yeah we couldn't find food and if we did it was very expensive the same for my medication we couldn't find it and if we did it was triple or quadruple the price said colombia has taken in the largest share of venezuelan refugees 1300000 people jolie praise their strength and perseverance the people who have had to go through displacement i think answer and go through it like all these young children and all of you strongest people in the world. meanwhile venezuelan opposition leader one goh i don't know when door to door in a small town south of the capital caracas he greeted residents and met with local politicians who support his efforts to topple more duro why dose said mediation efforts sponsored by norway have stalled over maduro's refusal to allow the presidential election i went to meeting in oslo takes place with the international
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contact group it's because we are closer to ending the usurpation to the transitional government and free elections and when we are ready to take a step in that direction and when the regime is also ready then we will have something but not in the meantime the bridge opening relieves some of the pressure on at least a small number of venezuelans millions more inside and outside venezuela continue to suffer their futures on term rob reynolds al-jazeera. hundreds of argentinians have marched in support of a doctor who refused to perform an abortion reports say a judge found. guilty of failing in his duties after refusing to terminate the pregnancy of a young rape victim which is allowed under the law argentina's lower house has presented a bill to legalize all abortions recently although the senate rejected similar legislation last year. iraqi archaeologists say they need urgent help to
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preserve artifacts from what was the ancient babylon the biblical city is the birthplace of the world's 1st complex urban communities that many sites have faced neglect because of years of conflict charles stratford went along to find out more . on the capital city of an empire that reached its peak and the king neb you could name around 2600 years ago this road led to the tower of babel archaeologists say the walls were once adorned with blue ceramic designs the babylonian god murdoch rides along the famous ishtar gate king maybe couldn't is his name is carved in cooney form a writing around 5000 years old and some of the bricks the southern palace was rebuilt on the original foundations and completed around 20 years ago but a lot of the restoration work is complicated to preservation efforts. concrete is forced moisture and salt up into the ancient foundations the water table is high
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because a tributary of the euphrates river is close by. bricks laid in the 1980 s. to reinforce some walls have made archaeological investigations difficult. problems include the shifting heavy populated areas close by you need a vast plan of excavation the remaining archaeology needs sustainable preservation because the archaeological material is being heavily eroded rising above the site perched on top of a manmade hill is a palace built for a man who often identified himself with the babylonian kings saddam hussein's sama probably as an eerie reminder of iraq's more recent past the former dictator's faces carved into the palace walls. the great holes inside the empty marble walls are covered in graffiti
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a mural on the ceiling seems the only thing not defiled. saddam hussein was so obsessed with babylon that he built one of his policies here and it's from the palace walls that you get this incredible view of the ancient ruins it's believed that in the foreground here that's where the fabled hanging gardens of babylon the world located and it's hoped that after years of petitioning by the iraqi government this site is soon going to get world heritage status iraqi archaeologists say the government needs to demonstrate its commitment to the sustainable preservation of babylon. conflicts and political instability has kept most international archaeological teams away for almost 30 years the importance of babylon goes beyond whether or not it's a world heritage property and that goes for many sides in this country the origin of civilization civilization itself of complex civilization in the evidence of it is here in this country the origin of writing you know important governance itself
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the kingship and the temple complex evolving over hundreds and thousands of years according to the bible god punished the babylonians for trying to build a structure to heaven and this overgrown trench is where it's believed the tower of babel once stood experts say a star archaeological investigation of babylon in the surrounding area could take centuries a site often described as the birthplace of civilization in a country the struggling to recover from its violent recent past chance trafford al-jazeera babylon. so i heard on the al jazeera news hour england started their women's world cup campaign on a high peter has more in sport in just a moment. after decades of being programmed with instructions data hungry computers can only on
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callahan time for the sports is with peter there in thank you very much shrek fellow dell has made tennis history in paris by winning the french open for a record 12th time the spaniard be dominant team of austria in sunday's one that wrote on gas that bell making the pants to start taking the 1st set $63.00 but team lost in the final last year got himself back into the match taking a tight 2nd set 75 from there though it was all middle of the drop just 2 more games to wrap up victory in 4 states he maintains his incredible record of only having lost twice at the french open in his entire career he's 12 victory at a single grand slam event passes the record of margaret course he won 11 at the australian open it also takes nettles total of major titles to 18 he's now just 2
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behind these great rival roger federer. brazil have got very campaign at the women's world cup off to a flying start striker christiana was the star of the show against debutantes jamaica scoring all of the goals in the 3 nil when she's the 1st brazilian to score have trick at this tournament for 20 years could have been even better for brazil had and the rest not had a penalty save by keeper sidney schneider in the 1st half there was a scare for england after taking the lead in their opening group game against old rival scotland a penalty from the key to paris awarded by v.a.r. was added to by a 2nd from and white but scotland pulled one back through clay emsley and left in them holding on for a 21 victory. and it's only cause an upset with the dramatic last gasp victory of australia i beg your pardon sam because 1st world cup goal put the matildas ahead
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but it all changed in the 2nd half when barber but nancy equalized for the italians and in the final minute of injury time but n.c. would pounce again to snatch a $21.00 victory. portugal or the netherlands will be crowned the champions of the inaugural new way for nations league later finally just kicking off a very important england keeper jordan pick food was the hero as they finished in 3rd place at the tournament he scored and saved a penalty as they beat switzerland on spot kicks after they play off finished goalless. india have laid down a marker at the cricket world cup by beating the defending champions australia at the oval in london chicago on lead the way for india with 117 as captain video at colin put on 82 and with heart of punter 48 of just 27 balls posted an imposing target by making 352 for 5 in the innings.
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australia's run chase took time to get going and it proved costly to national kumar and just took 3 wickets each as they both their opponents out of $316.00 a 1st defeat for australia at this tournament india winning by 36 runs making them a new zealand the only sides get to lose a match in the group stage of the competition. they are approaching the halfway stage of the f one canadian grand prix ferrari sebastian vettel started from pole position in montreal all of the drivers will be looking to avoid the car incident forward if one driver took on a subtle head at an indy car race on saturday here sutter was leading the race for 60 laps when he took out his crew member in texas the mechanic was taken to the medical center but later released subtle stuff was painful for him to be finished in 15th place. it's bad news for russia where the f.a.
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latex world governing body extending their ban for and 11th time russian athletes have been suspended from track and field events since 2015 because of widespread and. state sponsored doping world athletics task force on the matter said they've been positive developments but that it was troubled by reports earlier this month that russian coaches had been suspended for doping continued to train athletes russian athletes were hoping to return for the world championships in doha in september the task force shares council's frustration that progress in 2 areas is being undermined by apparent backsliding into other areas the taskforce noted recent allegations that band coaches and band doctor continue to work with russian athletes if so that calls into question whether rousseff is able to enforce doping bans the world's largest and oldest ultra
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marathon race the comrades marathon has a new women's record holder the stain finish the annual 87 kilometer run between durban and he to maritzburg in south africa in a time of 5 hours 58 minutes and 53 seconds it's the 1st time a woman has finished in under 6 hours it would be won the men's race in 5 hours 31 minutes and 33 seconds. so winston won the final jewel in the triple crown of horse racing at the belmont stakes 10 horses were vying for the win but it was so winston's trainer who ended up winning more than any of the other horses he won the preakness with more of well this was the 1st year that there was no possibility of a triple crown winner in 5 years and it was a messy triple crown at bat of the disqualification in the kentucky derby and the horse without a rider in the preakness. all of most what
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a game in the 2100 g.m.t. all but that's all for now deary ok peter thank you very much for that update in just a reminder you can keep the dates with all the top sports stories on our website al-jazeera dot com as well as the day's other top news it's all at al-jazeera dot com thanks for watching the news hour for myself and the whole team here and our but i for now. talk to al-jazeera. we ask problems and besides the instability is corruption we listen been ziad and bins are pushing the united states and president trump into
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conflict we meet with global news makers and talk about the stories that matter is iraq. driven by outrage and spanning generations the rohinton demonstrators gathered on the very day a widely criticized repatriation agreement between the governments of bangladesh and me and more was to begin the anger was all too apparent and the fear was palpable if you. and i was so afraid that if they send one of us back to myanmar today tomorrow they'll send back 10 and the day after tomorrow they'll send back 20 if we were given citizenship in myanmar then there would be no need to take us back there we would go back on our own we must remember the rancho among the most persecuted minorities in the world. food production is wasteful and this training our planet. but pioneers are adapting with new food sources
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jellyfish is delicious with a very light seafood taste and a texture and some that are age. and innovative production techniques i've seen a vertical fall before i would never in a restaurant after say this is great earthrise feeding the 1000000000 on a jersey you know. i really felt liberated as a journalist was. going to the truth doesn't i look that's what this job. sudan streets full silent in a day of defiance aimed at the military the opposition to say the jointer is waging a war against the sudanese people. and their intend this is our jazeera live from london also coming up protesters and
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police face off in hong kong over new legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland china. the u.n. refugee agency says the risk of death has never been higher than migrants attempting to cross the mediterranean sea. and under attack from time conflict and instability experts say urgent help is needed to preserve what was the ancient kingdom of babylon. and at least 3 people have been killed in sudan during the 1st day of a general strike and call for civil disobedience has been organized in response to a violent military crackdown on protesters the opposition is accusing the military of waging a war against the sudanese people and they say they won't stop protesting until there's a transfer to civilian rule jamal and chad has more. sunday marks the beginning of
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the we can see down but rather than work commutes and traffic jams the streets of khartoum are empty these videos appear to show that the public has heated the calls by pro-democracy groups for civil disobedience and a general strike. the movement for freedom and change together with the sudanese professionals union had announced sunday's action in response to the military gintas seizing of power and the continued crackdown on protesters. it's still not known how many people were killed by the security forces during last week's massacre when the main pro-democracy sits in was forcibly dispersed but a sudanese doctors group puts the toll in the past week at 117. videos like these continue to emerge showing that while the military gentle talks about dialogue its personnel are trying to beat the people into submission but we know what. we hope that our brothers in the other groups respond to our coal for dialogue without
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preconditions what's at stake is the nation we value the efforts of our friends who are concerned about developments in sudan we want to reach an agreement but if we don't then we will form a government. despite an attempt by the if european prime minister to mediate between the jensen and pro-democracy groups being received well by both sides security forces arrested several of the group's leaders within hours of the if european pm departs and caught a film the man believed to be calling the shots in the military council is its vice presidents mohamad hum done committee the former warlord in his notorious jungle weed forces have been accused of committing war crimes during the darfur conflict that doesn't bode well for sudan's pro-democracy protesters added to that the military's leadership has held several meetings with saudi crown prince mohammed bin solomon and mirage de facto leader mohammed bin zayed and egypt's crew leader turn president how different the all of whom have been accused by human rights
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groups of cracking down on free speech. the main groups behind sudan's revolution have insisted they will remain peaceful and not give up their demands for freedom despite the violence general strikes like some days are an example of peaceful resistance but in a country with a history of conflict in a region where revolutions have tried to interest wars there is genuine concern for sudan's future jamaal of al-jazeera sudan's opposition figures say they will only restart discussions with the military if certain preconditions met they include a clear admission and apology for monday's crackdown in khartoum which doctors say claimed $113.00 lives the release of political detainees 5 opposition members were arrested on friday after holding mediation talks with ethiopia prime minister purchase leaders also want all internet and media restrictions lifted there's been a complete mobile internet blackout since the crackdown and last week's you don't
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close al-jazeera offices in the capital and withdrew staff work permits the opposition is also demanding that it guarantee of public freedoms such as the right to assembly and freedom of speech so i'm ahead mubarak is a spokeswoman for the sudanese professionals association she says the people of sudan will continue to fight the fight against the military. it's just another form of displacement of nonviolent resistance we've tried going out in protests we've been faced with bullets we've tried. the sit in and as you have seen the forceful it's violent evacuation of the sit in that place on the 3rd of june so it's just that when we break when we come to us that when when the whole country stands in solidarity against in solidarity and refusal all this really criminal military council it's just a strong message that you are not the one who rule the rule of the sudanese people
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we refuse you we do not want you we want where we are what we wanted to democracy what we want is a civil authority. bias has broken out in hong kong as police try to break up protesters following a mass rally in the center of the city organizers say more than a 1000000 people took part in the demonstration to oppose a controversial extradition bill they fear the proposed changes would allow china to talk that political opponents in the territory and send them to mainland for trial and critics say it's another sign of hong kong losing more of its autonomy sarah clarke reports. despite the searing heat the sea of protesters flooded the streets they blocked on khan's roads and jams train stations as demonstrators united in their opposition to
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a proposed extradition if. that was the. losses from a man last perhaps half a mile and that's why they come here to hold their. hours after it began protesters were still lining up to join the march to the city's legislative council the fictive parliament of hong kong under the new law wanted suspects all fugitives in hong kong could be sent to mainland china for trial critics argue that law could be abused and beijing could target political parlance who wouldn't receive a fair trial while we want to protect our children want to return. home next generation we have to say what we need to be it is how freedom so that's why we have to come here to protest this is how it was last tries to protest the european union the united states great britain and canada have all voiced their opposition as have hong kong lawyers who held the iron much last week sharing the concerns of
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human rights groups who fear the low could also allow political kidnappings the chinese government has a very poor track record of human rights that includes fault like so. and obviously already. this bill is likely to be. had to adjust to. chief executive want to avoid. the government has defended the bill and says human rights would be protected and hong kong courts can still review each case to ensure there's no political motives but if the mess tent at a disadvantage is any indication it's clear many in hong kong i'm not convinced sarah clarke al-jazeera hong kong. saratov joins me now on the phone from hong kong what's the situation there now where the protesters have now all been cleared from around the legislative council building after this mass rally today about some a few 1000 continue just sitting and refine
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a block some of the streets around. parliament building but about an hour ago the the various members of right place came in and played the area and this could basically after a number of violent clashes when the police initially tried to clear the the area around lead to the council building which is a government building a protest is refused then they ramped up into barricades back into the place frontline this triggered a various confrontations of police used pepper spray. and a water gun to try and move the ball back down there was some blood there were some arrests but now they're all as i said almost participate on 50 before work resumes tomorrow morning which is she said this morning a few hours time but this bill it's still that they still could be more since they could be more protests before wednesday's pipit because the bill will go to have a 2nd reading in hong kong parliament on wednesday and it's been fast tracked by the government because the government wants
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a vote before the end of june so wednesday will be a 2nd rate in tied up more protests to follow sarah clarke thank you very much indeed that update from hong kong thank you. exit polls in kazakhstan so the show the interim president has won 70 percent of the vote in sunday's election. took a if is said to be the 1st new leader in sirte he is but some of position groups say the vote was unfair at least $500.00 people have been arrested after police and protesters clashed on election day robin foresty walker reports from the capital nor sultan. i was this was no it's the electoral turn outs the authorities wanted disorder and kazakh stones capital. and 2nd city almaty was. the only court the vote protestors croyde because they do not believe this election office them a real choice. some said they supported the democratic choice of kazakstan
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a banned political party leave. the reasons for i'm not afraid because i've had enough i've been living without a home in temporary accommodation for 13 years i'm fed up of this said they wanted freedom to demonstrate because unsanctioned protests are illegal in kazakhstan but only just here nixon is in fear it's all been decided already it's not like attend choices as they are all on its own like the circus was the right police now working their way down the central street the protesters in front of me they are trying to say heads of the police. in the streets of the crowds are being seized that it's really getting it's a good if the situation. was good that there. was
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a switch the image the authorities wanted to project an orderly participation by the electorate in a peaceful transition of power. as a boy of the man who ran kazakstan for nearly 30 years has stepped into retirement although he retained significant powers as chairman for the life of the country's security council is chosen successor kassim jorma taccone of his own cause to take over what is your specific message to those individuals who are camped. waiting for more democracy and rights in this country those individuals who've been detained are advised all the law enforcement agencies to be tolerant to exercise restraint but any serious violations of our laws of course will not be tolerated but.

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