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exploded. i heard a very loud series of metallic rattling bangs very kind of a. and just this jet of steam of fire was literally rolling up the walls around me and on the ceiling i could just see it eating up all around me. i know that if that happened on board an aircraft there there would be no chance of survival. it was the biggest chemical fire into songs history. $10000.00 square foot 3 story structure. to the ground. after my building burned down after that they realize very emphatically the danger of this chemistry.
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knows well the chemistry of the dreamliner battery. boeing chose the most powerful there is but also the most volatile they went to lithium. which is why here is our danger look so stepped down to secure a plane president just before the fire he started a new company to make lithium ion batteries for business jets. bugs i was a true believer in the technology. then he began testing 23.3 m. series. battery that. went beyond even the latest industry guidelines going so far as to fire bullets into batteries to see if they could be made safe military applications.
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you know you could run the test that you feel that you need to meet the requirements to be safe but. you also need to have a conscience that's going to tell you i want to do the extreme. in the end testing with a conscience like so couldn't make the batteries meet the requirements is new company failed. we became professional and destroying batteries and am the more we learn about it the worse it got i mean with home i got him to give in to him and we were saying what the rest of the guys were doing i guess we knew why. by the rest of the guys he means boeing. and they were testing too weak a standard one written by the f.a.a. specifically for the dreamliner.
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it's the f.a.a. is job to regulate safety but when it comes to building airplanes the f.a.a. delegate service side almost completely to the aircraft manufacturers. when it comes to the battery and beyond boeing largely polices itself the batteries passed boeing's tests in line with the f.a.a. rules boeing said the 787 batteries would virtually never catch fire on board an aircraft then they failed twice in just 9 days. boeing has not uncovered the root cause of the failures. it found a work around. a strong steel case morning too late. and in exhaust the no interest fuels any fire will be a hospital because there's not enough oxygen to support combustion but several leading scientists have their doubts i don't think it's a sufficient fix even inside that steel box with all of its fortifications all the
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elements are still there for fire. despite not knowing the root. america's safety regulator the f.a.a. was satisfied. and in april 2013 the dreamliner was back. but this story goes far beyond a burning battery it begins at boeing itself. is it the 1st american commercial jet capable of economical transatlantic service the boeing 707 jet. since its creation in seattle nearly a century ago boeing had developed a reputation as a world class engineering company. but in 1970 boeing changed. in merged with competitor mcdonnell douglas. 2 companies with 2 very different business models.
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the merger was all about transforming our successful culture and business model into the same business while the doll dogs had used unsuccessfully you basically shortchanging hearing is stop doing aggressive new product go into your other business for cash. the new boeing moved its headquarters from seattle the only home the company had ever known to chicago. it began slashing investment in research in order to cut costs. and maximize wall street returns. i felt was wrong i felt the company was going to come in the wrong direction and. i thought that quality would suffer and the integrity of the product would suffer.
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the feel that that legacy and now history and competence as been hijacked. by a bunch of course. by 2003 it was time to launch a new plane. but boeing's new board was reluctant to invest the billions needed. the board made it clear that. they wanted this plan made for less money they wanted it made for $5000000000.00. they wanted parkers the command to pay the rest. it's expensive so how do you make that happen well you promised them that you can do it for words and then worry about the consequences later. boeing came up with a plan to save itself money. it would push the costs on to its major suppliers.
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boeing would call them pumice. and they would design and pay for the parts they built. boeing's job would be to assemble the plane. it was almost as if at times you thought boeing executives believed well maybe they could sit in chicago and have other companies do things they would just rake in the money somehow by putting it all together putting a boeing sticker on it at the end. right on show jewel boeing rolled out the dreamliner on sunday july the 8th 2007. 787. their alliance with us today have made a big commitment to boeing out of this airplane so far they have ordered 67732 you
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a lot of ways through the 7 it was one of the more magical moments seen in the industry watching us live around the world broadcasting i'm told in 45 countries in mind languages for the fear of this very exciting new boeing 787 dreamliner. we were all inside the factory with artificial lighting big stage tom brokaw huge screens. i. then they opened the doors of this giant assembly bay a new roles this beautiful beautiful. now. and there it is sitting in the sun and we all stream outside and we'll touch it. and none of us know that. and i'm reassured by all the executives involved that it's going to fly within 2 months. what i realized walking around it is that you could you know. look up in the wheel well and you can see daylight.
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we learn that the whole thing was shot. beautiful isn't absolutely beautiful. they roll like this fish airplane. i realize the doors are made of plywood this plan that we were admiring was completely a shell inside none of this would be possible of course without exceptional leadership there's only 2 conclusions you can draw you have executives there who are either in which case they're clueless because they're going to get caught in 2 months or you have a complete disconnect between the people who are working on the play and the engineers and the executives who are saying this and so to each and every member of the sudden a sudden global team i say thank you. congratulations and keep up the
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great work more than any other single event. it was a good line and it was a statement that the boeing company is now oh about the big lie. of. the day off to the roll out wall street pushed boeing stock to a 10 year high. but it was all about one rival as revealed in boeing's investor calls. car. around. september 2007 boeing announces its 1st delay. the all your audi airplane goes to gather. really complicated. on top of
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a 2007 to 3 month delay becomes 6 months we wish we didn't have to do this. kind of innovation challenges there we're doing our best to meet. the target 20096 months becomes 2 years of delays. we know we can and must do better and i'm confident that despite our setbacks we will get 787 through the flight test program and into the hands of our cause. it just kept getting worse and worse and it seems unbelievable you have to understand this is all the president there never been a boeing to land a boeing program the sequence of events which is awful on like a catastrophe rather than just a manageable series and a way as. the
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dreamliner a business strategy was backfiring. designed to save so much money it was costing boeing billions. the outsourcing plan failed very badly all these different suppliers who were going to build these major sections couldn't actually do it. to fix the dreamliner boeing dispatched hundreds of quality inspectors to struggling supply is around the globe including to its partner and linea in southern italy ringback. we are just looking through a day on a part of the full office. ready would take on the topic of constructing the body of the plane not without a medium panels but with composite plastic barrels. the main objective to lose weight. saving fuel and making the 787 cheaper to run. but no one had
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ever made anything like this before not boeing and especially not in linea that is not the home of all of that on the market and nothing else like that. boeing's quality inspectors have one overriding priority to make sure the job is done correctly. in 2009 when inspectors found fools in parts made in this a lenny a plant. they would work to stop. a year later in a linear as other factory they again found serious problems and again they wanted work to stop. but this time manages overruled the quality inspectors. this internal boeing document from 2010 reveals executives ordered a linea to continue with fabrication without delay we follow all of the time the proceeded to stall but with the help of a boring specialist at the time there was
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a word in this prove with collusion they took responsibility for approving the call and we would continue to work your engine and buy the product. in a separate memo obtained by al-jazeera boeing states that she may required deviations to the preferred quality process. we received the memos from an engineer who like many we spoke with was afraid to appear on camera so he answered my questions by email. the quality engineer told us deviating. in the process compromised safety. a linear
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a boeing said it did not. so i brought the memo to the former president of boeing's engineers union so my name is cynthia kohl c y n t h a last name c o l e since your cold spent 32 years at the company but never on the dreamliner program. so she had never seen this memo before ready. the program schedule may require deviation to the preferred process see that was as right there that one fragment of the sands you know you don't you don't change your quality process for schedule you make quality happen in the schedule. they're short changing the engineering process to meet a schedule and they're not even allowing quality control to do their job and
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they're telling them this is how it's going to be i don't see how these people who write these things and agree to these things you know this if you don't hear how they how they sleep at night i just don't get it and how can you do that. as an engineer i find that reprehensible. how does it make you feel as a fly. oh yeah i know fire so is though and. it just makes you know because i've been kind of avoiding fine is the only thing is i would definitely avoid fire . it's my privilege to name al-jazeera english the broadcaster of the year the country has a fight each other that we've been told that we can still hear these is the largest demonstration that's been held by will need to refugees since over $700000.00 additional dear some of the americans who sits on the planet earth here or they think of a complete bust him. here into the show proud recipient of the new crystals called
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cost of the year award for the 2nd. the saudi u.a.e. war on yemen has led to thousands of deaths and left millions hungry what role has the u.s. played in the world's worst humanitarian crisis on wrist is the entity that has the right to begin and end wars robert malley a top advisor on the middle east to president obama talks to al-jazeera. al-jazeera. where ever you are.
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a conflict that is now considered to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis you know how many did not all have to die behind this or stop these harnesses on are really for sale and investigation into how billions of euros are made from supplying arms to saudi arabia a leader of the coalition fighting a war in the south the case is interesting to watch his remarks on money involved yemen war profiteers on al jazeera. hello again adrian for going to here in doha the top stories on al-jazeera russian police are detaining protesters in central moscow it's the 3rd straight week of demonstrations by people who are angry about government interference in local elections an independent monitoring group says that 89 people have been detained so
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far al-jazeera is a man khan is in moscow. police seem to be well they're doing you couldn't very. big going into the crowd of. people taking them on to. check if they know. what lead is like journalism up looks like a lot are they i mean surely surely. i can tell you. different auguring usually when those arrested saturday marks the 3rd consecutive day of protests in hong kong where demonstrators are aiming to keep up the pressure on the government it's evening in hong kong these pictures from the calm of the district to call quick protesters on the streets. should be picture as they with me they're demanding that the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill and an inquiry into police handling of weeks of
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demonstrations. protests in seoul south koreans are again demonstrating against japan as a bitter trade route between the nations heats up south korea is now considering scrapping a crucial intelligence sharing pact to japan removed seoul from a favored trading nations list. sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition of finalize the constitutional agreement that deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government to dellec chanson 2022 the freedom of change alliance the movement behind protests against the judge says that it will select sudan's prime minister. the cabinet will have no more than 20 ministers the freedom for change alliance will nominate the prime minister he will then be appointed by the sovereign council and the prime minister will then form a cabinet and that cabinet will need to be confirmed by the sovereign council i'll
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be back with a full hour of news here on syria in a little over 25 minutes but let's get you back to rewind. if the dreamliner represents boeing's future. and i've come to the place where that future will be built. in this assembly plant in charleston south carolina. i've been called to a meeting with a man who works inside the plant. he's taking a huge risk even talking to me. it's been eating me alive
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to know what i know and i have no appetite no venue to say anything. at his request we used a different voice. 300 souls on the plane their lives it's bigger than me. we had seen reports of bad workmanship in the plot. but the man claimed the problems of falling deeper. with all the problems reported on the 787 there's 90 percent it's get swept away hushed up. it's an iceberg. the people that actually work on it are the biggest problem there isn't an educated under skilled and uncaring staff that are building these planes and i'm not the only one that feels that way and he was prepared to prove it wearing
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a camera inside the plant to record what some workers said about the dreamliner. so. you can't have somebody from mcdonald's do heart surgery that's trusting someone with your life that's what we're doing here.
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i see a lot of things that should not go on at an airplane plant people talking about doing drugs looking for drugs. really like in a plane. like this someone right now i could just walk up to this. you know put your. when boeing 1st announced a 787 back in 2003 nobody ever dreamt it would have been assembled anyway but washington state. the one place boeing to always made its commercial aircraft.
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but new boeing was playing by new rules so it did something into never done before . final assembly to the highest bidder. they were going to hold a competition for a steer against a nationwide competition were to build this plant. iran to my editor after i put the phone down i think it was 5 o'clock and i said you're going to believe this they're going they're not necessarily going to go here. washington state one but only by giving boeing what was then a record $3000000000.00 in tax breaks. 5 years later phones machinist's would go off the job after contract negotiations school. destroyed cost boeing billions and added to the dreamliner as
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delays. boeing stock was in freefall a major global economic crisis. that strike really enraged the top executives at boeing and so early into size in the night they made it very clear that they wanted a 2nd assembly made somewhere else. that turned out to be south carolina the state offered cheap land and labor. close to $1000000000.00 in support found no unions. the decision to build the 2nd 77 assembly line in charleston south carolina was made because of the strike in 2000 it they want to do it there because they wanted to weaken the union and they did.
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but for boeing leaving behind a world class union workforce for the greener pastures of a nonunion charleston would come at a price. work in the plant is significantly behind and plagued by production errors. i know of one customer no longer except planes from charleston due to quality issues. they will only accept final assembly done in everett washington. every day when you go to work not only are you doing your job but you're looking at the previous job to see if someone has messed something else up on that and chose not to tell me.
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to be sure everything is done correctly and the plane is safe boeing has quality assurance inspectors painstakingly check every step of the way but in south carolina this inspector says he only saw is off on a finish drops. you think everything better. my name is john woods. and those faces near.
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to know their true. boeing. join the words spent a career in the highly specialized field of everest base compass its. boeing hired woods knowing he had qualified psychiatric conditions. attention deficit disorder obsessive compulsive disorder and mild depression his job was to write instructions on how to repair parts damaged during the manufacturing process. it's my job. to make sure. that their craft is safe. which says when you try to enforce quality standards in the south carolina plant he was berate by his bosses. in
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a couple of meetings there is several group of managers. screaming at me to dumb down the work instruction. saying you have to take remove requirements from your instructions just to be there it's it's going to take so much time. would says he witnessed damaged parts being ignored papered over and hidden from view. there's no doubt the bad repairs going out the door on the $77.00 aircraft i am worried that. sooner or later there's going to be a structural failure and. woods appealed to boeing's human resources department claiming he was being harassed for doing his job instead of coming to his defense boeing managers put boards under review. weeks later they fired him. on their field this the
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day before i was terminated. i was telling my brother. it was to be working at. he still had not lost faith in the system. he turned to the f.a.a. . filing a whistleblower complaint. the documentary ledged 7 serious violations in the south carolina plant. so i've gone to the page where they reached their conclusions in their discussion and what they found is that all the allegations all but one of them they could not substantiate and the one that they could substantiate they asked boeing to fix it boeing said ok we fixed it and then they closed the investigation and that's pretty much how they all go i mean i've seen
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this so many times i. think you would think that when you want. to help you when they call me they call me up with information and they say i have all this information about this dangerous situation should i blow the whistle and i said well no not unless you have a private trust fund or another job to go to because you have a problem earning a living. when we looked at wood f.a.a. complaint we noticed a familiar name. from e. he was in the f.a.a. is man in charge of the dreamliner. in 20113 years behind should boeing celebrated final approval for the 787 to fly. and there was bob rami who
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signed the order. for her. thanks it was bought from me who signed off on the dreamliner batteries. and offered 2 failed and the f.a.a. grounded the dreamliner it was buff romney who signed it back into the. shortly after that he retired from the f.a.a. . 2 weeks later he was hired as vice president of the aerospace industries association which nobody's on behalf of boeing. one of the 1st things he did was to appear before congress to call for greatest self-regulation for companies like boeing for years the f.a.a. to allow greater use of delegation not only to take full advantage of industry expertise but to increase the collaboration that improves aviation safety mr but
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from a declined our interview request one day or regulating the airline in the next day you're working for it can't possibly be tough on the industry that you're regulating because you'll never get that plum job after you leave the regulators that the f.a.a. will rarely cross boeing is simply walked. into the washington influence game and boeing is a monster last year the company had over $100.00 registered lobbyists. even president obama knows that he works for boeing you so i t's your exam i see him i said you know ads over go watch because i'm selling your stuff all the time. jay is jim mcnerney. it's clear what boeing jets from the u.s. government what's not so clear is what it gives back.
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pay no taxes in 2013 no federal income taxes that's not a unique year over the last 12 years they claim to over $1600000000.00 in federal tax refunds even though they reported 40 $3000000000.00 in u.s. profits. $43000000000.00 in profit but none of that comes from the dreamliner which has cost billions and he's years away from making money. all of boeing's commercial profit comes from older and from. those created prior to the dreamliner prior to jim mcnerney and prior to the manager. it has been the top executives and largest stockholders who have benefited most. boring c.e.o. jim mcnerney made $27.00 and a half $1000000.00 in 2012 that was enough to pay the salaries of the president of united states the vice president $15.00 cabinet secretaries the 9 supreme court
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justices 7 joint chiefs of staff and all 100 u.s. senators. mcnerney is set to retire with a pension of close to $250000.00. just before christmas 2013 going to mounted pension cuts from its union machinists for jim mcnerney to be earning a pension at proximately a quarter $1000000.00 per month and think that it's ok for him to take my $2200.00 pension is outrageous absolutely outrageous. back in south carolina an authorized tool with boeing's new workforce is coming to a close there's only one question left to ask. i also asked 15 of his coworkers if they'd fly on the dreamliner. 10 said no.
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you wouldn't. why wouldn't. you. find this stuff as well doing so well will join the workers who fear to fly the plane they build quality process apparently loosened to speed up shed work is fired after making safety allegations we. added on says from boeing right now we're at a very exciting point in time we. brought our production rates up to 10 airplanes a month faster than any airplane in the aviation history into the highest level of any wide body airplane in the decent history there's a couple of documents i want to show you here i showed him the documents suggesting boeing had changed quality procedures into overruled inspect is to speed up production mr loftus was not manager of the 787 program in 2010 when the memos were
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written not through with the talking. for boeing engineers have told us that these represent boeing essentially putting shuttle ahead of quality shortchanging the engineering process to me to shed is that something you recognize the number one focus that we have that boeing is ensuring the continued safe there were this of an airplane the integrity of the airplane in the quality of the airplane going out. we've also heard directly from from work inside a south carolina plant. they painted a grim picture really of things that they say the work force isn't up to the job i'm extremely confident in the quality of the work force and boeing south carolina . the boeing workers at south carolina don't share that confidence is what some of them said here. why would we need to turn the camera that's
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a problem and then boeing's communications director stopped the interview. maurice. for one of the. some of the say i can't tell you who the employees are but they are boeing work is it was some of the planes that you build. sure it's its. own assuming the buck stops with the boeing commercial airplanes management and so the most senior managers are the ones to answer this we're here with the head of the 707 program and we have these things that you know you need to hear and you need to provide a response to we have not heard charles. croft report this. to say. ok. but of this i do i have the highest degree of confidence in the production system we have with the employees we have the boeing company in our supply chain.
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but. boeing owns a dog questions in writing denying it compromises safety or quality it said our interview was hostile unprofessional and in the worst traditions of tabloid style television news the company said it was confident that its battery fix prevents failures boeing says it uses one common f.a.a. approved quality system for the 707 in everett and charleston boeing noted its memo stated it did not signify authorization to ship parts that don't meet quality requirements boeing said it drug tests in line with company policy and duplicable law the company denies any customer has said they will only take planes from everett. as for john woods boeing says his safety claims have no merit the.
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may 18th 24 team. canada celebrates the delivery of its 1st 77. this is the modern marketing reality of the dreamliner but is there another reality one revealed by a burning battering by the words of the workers who built the plane. as a parent changes to its quality protocol. boeing says the 77 has no more problems than previous models the f.a.a. says there's never been a safer time to fly. the dreamliner is the phones to selling plane in the world. one day we may need find ourselves on board. when we do we will trust boeing has put quality 1st we will trust the regulators have been rigorous the
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ultimate link we will trust the plane is safe. broken dreams from 2014 a disturbing insight into the corporate culture of the world's biggest manufacturer and i'm pleased to say that i'm joined from london by the reporter on the film will jordan so well what's happened since that film ed let's starts with the release of the film and what action boeing took at the time which was externally very little internally. really what they did was try and weed out the whistleblower the person who it filmed within the plugs charles. in south carolina they also let go all the temporary workers in the areas of the plant they they suspected were the areas where workers had filmed and then issued
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a statement attacking our journalism describing it as tabloid style and complaining about ambush tactics and they blamed the allegations on disgruntled employees who they set out an axe to grind and they talked about sources who they felt had their own agendas and said they didn't have an interest in safety but in their own personal priorities they complained that the program was inaccurate and and unbalanced but 5 years have passed now we have seen. a new crisis now at boeing with the 737 max which has sparked reportedly a federal investigation a criminal investigation into the certification of that plane and that has also reportedly expanded to that plant in south carolina where prosecutors have issued
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subpoenas for information about activities there there's also been a renewed media scrutiny on that plant reporting broadly the same things that we found back in 2014 which suggests that in fact very little has changed within that plant and within the boeing culture more broadly will statistically flying is the safest form of transport and i guess you're more likely to fly a bomb on the most of the aircrafts of 5 years on from your investigation how worried should we be. well it's true that hundreds of thousands millions of people fly every day and they do so unharmed flying is extremely safe it is deemed to be much safer than driving in a car almost other forms of transport and there is also a huge level of scrutiny on the plane construction but that is because it is such an extremely complicated business and you can talk to be journalists who
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have worked in the aviation sector for years and years and years and engineers in fact who say you know they simply cannot understand the true complexity of the machines that we fly and that is the reason why there has to be so much scrutiny but that is also why there are times issues that arise and any issues like that of the 737 max and will do you fly in a 787 dreamliner especially after what people working on that plane told you about it at some point most regular flyers will fly on the 707 i am a regular flyer and there are some routes you do fly on the 787 i have. and here i am but there is a plenty to look at and to scrutinize on boeing and all we can do as the flying public is trust that the system works trust but verify and i think. a
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decent amount of scrutiny on boeing and airbus and all plane manufacturers is absolutely what should and is going on well thank you for talking to as. well that's it from rewind you can find more updated stories from the al jazeera archive on the rewind page at al-jazeera dot com elizabeth problem for me and all the rewind thank you for watching.
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hello there some very active weather across northern sections of the south america and also this funnel system work its way as you can see through pushing on into southern sections of brazil colombia venezuela seeing more of those scattered thunderstorms heavy at times and then we got a rain a couple of days ahead in rio just sits above there with the clouds and of course with that rain but it's also cooler behind say 70 degrees and a $14.00 and $1.00 is there is slight. on sunday but the overnight temperatures hole so below the average mean 6 and 8 degrees below the average so it really has been feeling rather cool of late and then we had up into central america is active here as well we're going to see more rain pushing across into the wood islands and what we will see though is a gradual clearing across much of cuba south of the still some rain showers sunday it does improve and then on sunday it also improves slightly central regions of
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america. 24 the high celsius in mexico city and then towards united states. across the central and southern plains you can see here a line of activity that will stay very much in the forecast very unsettled into the southeast a lot of this rain just sitting along the shoreline 30 celsius and atlanta and also . 32. letter sponsored by catherine. this is al-jazeera. hello i'm adrian for getting this is that he is a live from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes no dissent allowed russian police have been making mass arrests before
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a planned protest over elections in moscow. sudan is on the road to democracy is the military and military terms of the opposition agree on a transition plan and future elections. more than $100.00 civilian deaths in a week now a ceasefire as agreed in syria's last rebel held province plus. what's being done to hold accountable as the victims of war crimes justice. and unschooled zimbabwe's cricketers say they'll play for free in an effort to keep the game alive in that country we'll hear from the players fighting to overturn the nation's suspension by the games governing body. a big police operation is underway in the russian capital to stop a planned protest over a ban on opposition politicians police in riot gear began lining up around the
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square in the center of moscow just over an hour ago and then began making arrests opposition groups a plan to march along the main roads for a 3rd week protesting against the exclusion of independence of opposition candidates for the upcoming moscow city council elections last week police arrested nearly 1400 protesters grigori dawn of durnovo is a coordinator for the monitoring group o.d.d. info he joins us now on skype from moscow via skype good to have you with us so what point did this police operation in moscow begin when did the police start making these arrests. started. start really. not really.
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know. we've been going to people who are not exactly deep. and. i think china warrants. i'm not sure yet. you really are not too. close to the place we're not going to have them so i'm sorry greer we have to stop it stop you that would be very difficult to hear to hear what you're saying over the interference we're trying to back to you in just a few moments but 1st let's join the iran car on our correspondent who is. actually in that demonstration in moscow right now and can that tell us more iran what's happening. well i. a could conclude. you may well be. flying out of that there is at least present day theory
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going into the crab thing people. at least 50. that have happened since. the 2 local time what they do is they'll pick up. sometimes violently sometimes the protesters will go. into vans they check their id if they don't have a good reason to be here for example a journalist. will be taken to a police station but it seems that the. journalists are also being detained at the checked they have been let go the site that video is being taken to a local police station now i have to say this is the kind of numbers just as we have. had a very. heavy police presence. position politicians has made a difference. the authorities wanted to crackdown on this movement they didn't want
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to spread we spoke to a very senior political analyst last week he said the authorities are very worried about. just about the motor city council elections will become bigger. we're afraid of what we think is a large number of people out on the streets today where i am but a lot of people. chanting very much keeping a low. because they are afraid of being arrested and detained all because simply their own enough numbers to form and i have to get movement inside one opposition politician speaking. with a 1000000 people on the streets this protest movement may will wither and die how do when i was expected more people to attend this this protest in iran and as you say the number is a much. that in previous weekends have people been put off by the arrests we saw we saw last time. going on the face for groups to cover actual media there
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were a number of people saying they were going to be demonstrations but this didn't strike them like the other one is a larger. area than it was before this is around where the main. what we think perhaps the protesters are spread out but there's certainly no and that kind of number we don't know why you got it maybe it's because people off right are being arrested last week and. people according to the families rushed and now there has been a monitoring group that has been releasing figures today on saturday and that's at least 200 people have been arrested maybe or a sample or more made because of the opposition leaders who have been jailed for calling for the story has had an impact is all that yes we'll have to wait and see in the next couple of days of the protests because colgan are people fairly partial media so why would such a smaller town now than it was before of the past they excel at significant
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knowledge artists are saying there are many thanks indeed have 0 live in moscow we'll keep an eye on those protests in moscow and bring you of course anything newsworthy that to stay on al-jazeera now let's move to well hong kong which is also in the midst of protests it's just gone 9 pm now but crowds remain out of around the cow moon district they marched in the thousands through a main shopping district a rally at a nearby pockets the 3rd consecutive day of protests in the territory tessa's a calling for an inquiry into police handling of weeks of demonstrations and the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill let's take you live now to hong kong and i was in was andrew thomas is outside a police station which is andrew i understand being surrounded by protest us. and attacked a jury and the protests began pigs' fairly early on saturday there was
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a peaceful rally in a pot not far from where i am now even semi piece out from ivan going to be the next area that that started fairly peacefully it was a sanctioned march the place allowed it allowed the routes and the atmosphere was pretty happy pretty festive almost certainly protesters calling for the things they've been calling for for some time now the complete withdrawal of these controversial extradition loans to china not just that long time suspension as they say at the resignation of the chief executive kerry lam an investigation into the placing of a posse protest the release of people arrested at those protests and the moves to democracy well what's happened in the last 2 hours or so is that that official sanction peaceful protesters moved into something else altogether and the people you can see around me now surrounding this play station here which has a significant and strong metal fence around it that actually just started to move on now but just a few moments ago they were using very long poles to try and smashed the windows
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which is some distance away from the fence that play station they're also throwing rocks at that building as well now we know that there are a place inside we haven't seen them actually they haven't come out after all but certainly the feels like there is going to be some kind of confrontation at some point later on saturday night i've also seen protesters unscrewing the panels on traffic lights pulling out the wiring of them and using why is to cut through those boys they want to disable traffic lights because on monday the protest of the pool for a general strike in hong kong and if you like to encourage that they want to make it as difficult as possible for the city to operate as normal then you asked them why they are doing these things because it is a bank that is let's not pretend it's not and they say that they've tried everything else they had 2000000 people on the streets in june calling for democratic change in hong kong. and for these extradition laws to be abandoned and the government didn't it was only when the protest is used more direct action that they got things done so they want to bring these things to
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a head so far on saturday we haven't seen any sign of the place but i do feel and certainly the protests have come prepared for confrontation most people here you can see wearing helmets most of brought gas masks with them too i haven't seen many of them on yet but i wouldn't be surprised if that happens pretty soon. magic. this protest that we're seeing at the moment this anti-government protest isn't the only protest that there was on saturday in hong kong. no right or no right as i say there was this more peaceful one not by the anti government supporters or the protesters i should say a couple of kilometers away but also a protest on the complete opposite side across on the hong kong long island side of this area because i'm on the cowling side which is just to the north of hong kong aren't itself still within hong kong but not from ireland on that side of the water there was a pro police and pro-government protest here on saturday nothing like the numbers
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we're seeing here here there are certainly tens of thousands i would want to put an estimate on it any more precise than that that one over the water no nothing like the same scenes what you've got here though are protesters who don't really have a defined aim the saving they don't quite know where they're going to gather where they're going to end up they just want to cause disruption their overall lames of changed as well it was all about the sexualization loss of resignation of the chief executive kerry lamb the release of fellow protesters it really has morphed and more and more protests are saying this to me now into a broader called the democratic reform here in hong kong they don't want to be ruled as they see it from beijing any more than they want to return to british colonial rule either they say they want proper democracy in hong kong where they can vote for their own leaders. we will continue to monitor the situation in hong kong will bring you any news with the developments or bring andrew up onto the air again to work to report here on out of there andrew thomas in hong kong many thanks
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indeed saddam may finally be on the road to a new democratic future 4 months of after president omar al bashir is rule was brought to an end the military jointer that's ruled since april and the main opposition groups have reached a constitutional agreement its expects its leads to the formation of a transitional government to run sudan until elections in 2022 now the deal is not yet been side but the opposition coalition say that they will appoint sudan's prime minister. the cabinet will have no more than 20 ministers the freedom for change alliance will nominate the prime minister he will then be appointed by the sovereign council and the prime minister will then form a cabinet and that cabinet will need to be confirmed by the sovereign council a draft says the paramilitary rapid support force blamed for a crackdown that killed dozens of protesters will be brought under the command of
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the armed forces al-jazeera shown the palace reports. in the early hours of saturday an announcement that sudan's military jointer and the opposition coalition had agreed on how to govern the country they fleshed out the details on the makeup and functions of a transitional government until elections in 3 years in an illicit i'm very pleased in the name of the african mediation and to respect to delegations to declare to the sudanese people and the international community that the 2 delegations have fully agreed on the constitutional project. was. the reaction was immediate on the streets of carter. announcing the deal african union envoy mohamed has on the but gave no detail about the contents of the declaration he said talks are continuing on how and when it would be signed. during the
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negotiations the military council ceded to demands for justice over the killing of at least 6 people including 4 schoolchildren at a protest earlier in the wake of 9 soldiers were detained was a victory for tens of thousands of sudanese who had marched demanding justice for the deaths they get if i get that and that it was certainly a horrible massacre we pray the situation improves and that the right of the students are not neglected blood for blood and punishment is a must was. protesters have been flexing their muscle since december. restoration started with the economy president omar al bashir was in the cross he is the number of protests grew along with their demands until bashir was removed in a military coup in april general seat of the military council the protesters demanded civilians take the lead in the transition they started
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a citizen outside the army he called his forcing military rulers to begin talks over how to share power. on june 3rd security forces raided that demonstration they killed more than 100 people and injured many more talks resume to months later mediated by any african union any theo pierre the 1st breakthrough came on july 17th leading to the signing of a political agreement between the military and the opposition coalition they agreed on and live in person transitional council with representatives from both sides and a rotating leadership. the disagreements had remained over the wording of constitutional changes now with the details agreed and a signing imminent sudanese people have a roadmap to a more peaceful future challenge ballasts al-jazeera the opposition alliance says the transition to civilian rule will face some challenges and they've urged the people of sudan to exercise patience. the deal cannot fulfill
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all the people's demands agreement of the deal will open doors to organization freedom civilian and political role challenges are and will continue to exist for the civilian government we had a regime which ruled for 30 years and it system is still deeply entrenched we believe in the future the civilian government will fulfill all people's demands. is a computer engineer at a protest and he joins us now via skype from on the in the khartoum region good to have you with us. what do you make of this deal does it give you and your fellow protesters everything that you've demanded. actually we're happy about the. agreement and the deal because. you know it. would make for me. to a democratic. but. here's the thing. you
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did something like this. implementation of. the piece of the agreement doesn't mean anything to. implemented on the ground so challenge. this government to the 1000000000. it would be challenging. mission government. bodies but you know we don't know how to challenge. this drug deal and the agreement to sign it's going to be enough to end the protests and saddam. we hope that. the final
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finding. everything bad and everything. everything we demand but i don't i'm not sure this very deal is going to end because people are. the reason why people protect. the. level of agreement. because because the. report says because they kept shooting at. explicit. anyone who wanted their freedom. but they doing exactly the opposite so. doing. dealing with people. i believe.
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the political declaration and how many people. of the political declination 2 weeks ago i'm not really sure. reman is going to make things a little bit more about accountability for the steps and the fact that the rapid support forces are now going to be brought under the command of the forces. suspicious about. well i hope this thing would work but i don't believe. me no. army on the list and they have. to. go they have but i don't believe the military generals have. the command to do whatever
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it's challenging. because i don't think i don't think. he is he is a member in the government to challenge. so many thanks indeed mohammed ali. thank you very much for having me. this is the news hour from al-jazeera still to come on the program more fury in south korea protesters denounced japan over a trade dispute. why there's fear that the outbreak in the democratic republic of congo could last for years. as for the decided the latest installment of one of sports great rivalry. a conditional cease fire is in place in northwestern syria after a week of intensifying airstrikes on profits the truce was brokered during peace
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talks in cassocks town the opposition says that it will stick to the deal as long as the government doesn't violate it to 0 saying a ha to report stuff. on the turkey syria border. there is a cautious calm in rebel controlled southern and northern hama russian and syrian warplanes have been repeatedly targeting towns like mine and for the past 3 months a ceasefire that came into effect on friday night has brought some respect for people living in that corner of northwest syria who have lost so much. money i mean . after all that isn't it too late for a ceasefire people have been displaced killed their homes destroyed but they are still scared to return to their homes. more than 400000 syrians have been displaced at least 800 civilians were killed their names documented by war monitors among the
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casualties 216 children but the syrian government and its allies failed to recapture ground from the opposition. who was here before with the russians with all their power were not able to make any gains along with the syrian regime they lost a lot of men and they were only able to take 2 or 3 villages and that's why they wanted the cease fire early on the ground we are stronger i don't watch a lot of it proved to be a costly battle for the syrian government and its allies who reportedly suffered heavy losses in their ranks the ceasefire was brokered by the backers of the opposition and the government turkey and russia but it is a conditional truce that puts pressure on turkey to create a demilitarized zone around the province free of weapons and fighters in line with the so-called saatchi memorandums the mainstream rebel factions left their positions in the planned zone last year but the strongest group at the leadership
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which many of the international community believe is still linked to al qaida refused it has and said if it will comply this time. this issue challenge for both sides who took it to implement the agreement to force the radical totals to didn't . care and couldn't do before so i personally think that there is huge challenge and we do risk that there will be a new escalation of. the syrian opposition believes the government will eventually violate the cease fire and the bombing will resume if not in a few hours than in a few weeks or a few months it lives fate is up to russia and turkey they still want to maintain close relations and as long as there are geopolitical interests are aligned the conditions attached to the ceasefire may be overlooked. because you have to have police in thailand are looking for 2 suspects believed to be behind a series of bombings in the capital bangkok on friday they released these images of
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the moment a bomb exploded in a shopping mall police say that at least 9 explosives were planted but not all of detonated the attacks coincided with a major political summit attended by southeast asian foreign ministers 2 other men have also been arrested a group of musicians from thailand who criticize their military and monarchy have arrived in france they say they intend to seek asylum some of the many thai dissidents have gone abroad following the military coup in 2014 since then several prominent critics of the disappeared or been killed in tunisia is government is assessing the damage of his southwest region after an earthquake struck there on friday at least one person was killed several others were injured and as many as 200 homes were damaged the magnitude 6.8 quake forced many people to leave the area at least 1000 people are in temporary shelters. let's get
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a weather forecast here's my old television sparring partner you know old i mean we go back a long way people who care for jenny harrison's go to weather. hello to you yes that's nice feeling from that's a back handed compliment look at weather conditions in particular i want to tell you about the remnants of what was tropical storm with now this is it on the satellite it put into motion it's good news because this is some has weakened it is no longer trouble storm it's continued to produce them to eventual amounts of rain and they all flooding rains as well this is one of the rough position right now it will continue to move out towards the west but what is going to be doing is bringing some to run trains into northern sections of vietnam a northern lass and this is some of the rain is already produced and it will continue to do so of course of this over $220.00 millimeters $208.00 millimeters on the whole system as i say continuing to move off towards the west the what's making this really is that bad of course it's all combined with the usual seasonal rains the plum rains that we talk about so it's just exacerbated those and they're very very widespread and particularly heavy you can see here some of the dark shading
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indicating where the heavy rains will be but also notice just how much rain we're having across into manila the northern philippines have seen a lot of rain for the last few days and not just look at this this is also this rain with the monsoon rains now actually producing some very heavy downpours across into young gone so $28.00 degrees there but it is going to be very wet for the next few days and look at this accumulation chart some of these areas could well see of the next couple of days another $250.00 millimeters of rain adrian that is why we need to be aware of potential flooding and if the whole region. jenny many thanks i'll be in trouble for that now i should have said t.v. wife from another life. this is that is our form of sarah still to come on the program scientists have called it the ultimate goal japan gets the go ahead from the 1st human animal embryo experiments. and we'll find out what's at stake in the latest round of talks and cattle between the u.s. and the taliban. and then support formula one world champion lewis hamilton aims to
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get back to winning ways at the hung gallery and board free. combining arts and technology. to challenge soviet era methodology. through making creating and performing. turning a generation of children. into the trailblazers of tomorrow. after school armenia part of the rebel education series. on al-jazeera. captaining a leading youth team at 16 years old takes determination. to that staying on top of your game at school. a whole family bands together and shares the
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sacrifices necessary for a son to have a shot at becoming a professional footballer. my tunisia home game on a jersey. it is good to have you with us adrian finnegan here in doha with the news out from out 0 the headlines police in riot gear lining up around the square in the center of moscow that have made several arrests it's part of a big police operation of the russian capital to try to stop a planned protest over a ban on opposition politicians. it's just approaching 9 30 in the evening in hong kong where protesters remain around the cow loon districts they've blocked roads
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outside a police station they want an inquiry into police handling of weeks of demonstrations and saddam's military council and its main opposition coalition a finalized the constitutional agreement the deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022. puerto rico has sworn in. as its new governor he was appointed after his predecessor was forced to resign after a scandal over leaked text messages and corruption allegations still needs to be confirmed by the u.s. territory senate on monday. the reports now from. this was the very moment the governor stepped down exactly right. outside the governor's mansion already joist chants of anger from previous weeks to celebrate tory cheers the new interim governor petro. was handpicked by the former governor ricardo.
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but the new leader has yet to be confirmed for the puerto rican senate so it's not clear if he can constitutionally assume power oh so i should be doing is in turkey where they allow me. to relations of the constitution. which we don't need really. a meter like that. oh. 0. 43 kids have mixed views of the governor i miss having it like a possibly being i don't think he is the perfect person fine but the choice is that we have the definitely the most competent so all we can wish and hope for is that he treats the people of puerto rico 8 how we should be treated and that he is not
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a corrupt person like other people have been proven to me i'm so i'm not a 100 percent happy but definitely it's better than nothing and better than what we had the governors now oh you have a new governor what do you feel right now how you feel that governor is now my governor. you know why would that guy is a group of the same guy you want to stay for made the same to happen to many years represents the same as the saying is this thing that people want to change this is a clear victory for the puerto rican people and the thousands are judged in the streets over 2 weeks or so to gov they did not want they made history but now the question becomes what's next. where does it go from here right now our job is to just make sure everybody has a clear understanding of what we want moving forward we want it that really does represent the people of puerto rico and just. make decisions for the best of our
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country we're trying to get people with honor and dignity to work to work for the people of puerto rico it was historic the 1st time ever the people of this island territory of the us forced out of governor with protests they didn't use weapons only their voices they say they will never be silent again gabriel's on al-jazeera said juan puerto rico. measures to detect a boat in the democratic republic of congo may only be identifying cough of those with the disease a congolese response coordinator is warning that the outbreak could last up to 3 years health workers are trying to contain it spread in the eastern city of goma for cases have been confirmed all the democratic republic of congo has seen a boat or cases double in the last 3 months the relief agency doctors without borders says the number of new cases is averaging between 75 and 100 each week at least 2700 people have been affected infected rather in the 2nd worst about the
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outbreak in history the virus has killed at least 1800 people over the past year let's speak out about 0 stephanie decker hussein could gali in neighboring rwanda stuff how concerned are people that the good bowler could cross into rwanda. well certainly the authorities here are taking it very seriously as much that they closed the border for a couple of hours on thursday it has now reopened it reopened. this was because they were beefing up the medical checks in this area it's a very busy border it does a brisk trade people cross constantly selling goods this is also a virus that is transmitted with bodily fluids things like sweat people standing close proximity it's busy so it's a health workers nightmare i think it's fair to say at the moment you'll see heavy long queues of people because they're being often forced to wash their hands before
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crossing the border there temperatures are being checked but it's a huge challenge when it comes to identifying the people who've been infected and once you do have. confirmation you then have to trace back all the people they may have been in contact with and because the period could last up to they say 20 days it's more or less 10 this is a huge challenge is also very difficult when it comes to the area some of these places are hard to get by there are security concerns people are very skeptical when it comes to the to the virus as well as some of these areas so i think certainly when it comes to the authorities in the. very seriously but certainly when it comes rwanda there's never been a case. here but they are preparing they are vaccinating their medical staff their training them and their drills in the hospitals here just in the struggle to contain a prude i mean if there were were
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a case across the border there and could the country cope with it contained with it . well i think at this point in time that the u.n. has deemed this you know a public emergency of international concern it means that it is now an international issue it means that whatever country is affected particularly in the d r c yes you have local authorities dealing with it but you also have the un the world health organization the office of migration all on the ground dealing with this so if and this is a big if if it did cross borders you would still see the same players stepping into gear if you will and again like here they have been training medical staff they are carrying out drills in hospital so that there is preparation so that there is awareness of how to deal with it there is a vaccination that is being applied to people who come in direct contact according to the world health organization that has a 98 percent success chance but again it is only given to those who are deemed in
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close contact the challenge is really at a community level agent and this is where it becomes difficult and this is also why the authorities in the d r c a trying to now put a new sort of plan in place where they want local doctors dealing with local issues with their local community to try and get the trust built to be able to vaccinate people to be able to understand who came from where and who they may have been in contact with it is a big challenge but certainly at this point in time there do seem to be pretty strict measures in place on the ground to try and deal with what is a very serious issue. live in kigali rwanda stephanie thanks. a bitter trade dispute between south korea and japan has led to more rallies in seoul on friday south korea was removed from tokyo's favored trading nations list seoul says it's considering scrapping an intelligence sharing act robot bride reports that the former site of japan's embassy is often the focal point for
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protests against japan. after the removal of south korea from tokyo's list of preferential trade partners this protest was especially passionate. this is them declaring economic war and firing the 1st shot all you war on the campus our heart goes out to the japanese to have politicians who act like this. it's a deepening dispute borne out of decades old animosities supported by those old enough to have experienced japanese colonial occupation in the last century. along with young people born in this century. many south koreans have been boycotting anything japanese avoiding holidays to the country causing airlines to cancel flights refusing to buy japanese goods helped in this tech savvy society by apps that tell you instantly which goods to avoid
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a government level the mood is palpable. from the frosty like this recent meeting between foreign ministers. to the heated. this exchange between japan's foreign minister and the south korean envoy. south korea says it will retaliate by taking japan off its list of preferential trade partners as this dispute deepens with the leaders of the 2 thirds. willing all relabel to back down. japan's prime minister shinzo wants to see his country become more assertive in dealings with its neighbors and the trade restrictions against south korea are popular at home. his counterpart moon j.n. of south korea was carried into the presidency although a wave of people power popularity after the forced resignation and impeachment of his predecessor the south koreans changed their government so there's
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a heightened sense of pride that they are shaping their democracy and awaken democracy can't take japan's recent actions sitting down that's why we're seeing this expression of anger. the economies of both countries are likely to be harmed in this tit for tat wrangle but for now settling old scores seems an irresistible force. the bride al-jazeera sole the 8th round of u.s. taliban peace talks is taking place in doha senior official said a peace agreement could be expected between the warring sides and would enable foreign forces to be withdrawn the taliban said that it won't talk with the afghan government about the future of the country until the u.s. agrees to withdraw its troops out of serious heart of the homemade reports now from the talks here and. this latest round of talks is again behind closed doors we have very little information of what is happening inside the meeting room but we do know
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that both the americans and the taliban have indicated that they were hopeful for a breakthrough now u.s. envoy zalmay khalilzad arrived friday evening in doha and he tweeted that he was hopeful for a peace agreement not the withdrawal agreement he said that the peace agreement would lead to a withdrawal a gradual withdrawal of foreign troops depending on what happens on the ground and if indeed the u.s. gets all of these counterterrorism guarantees that it wants from the taliban namely that afghanistan will not be used as a base by armed groups today and carry out a plan planned attacks on foreign soil that al about on their side have also indicated that they were ready to reach this peace agreement they did say that they were waiting to hear from the americans they were hopeful to get the assurances they need on their side now we don't know how long these talks will last but
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certainly you do have kind of a positive message coming out from both sides of this thing if indeed a peace agreement is is reach then they will be talking about foreign troop withdrawal about 20000 of them hurriedly in afghanistan 14000 being american soldiers the americans have said very clearly that that would be a gradual withdrawal but i think also more importantly if a peace agreement is indeed reached then it would pave the way for interim afghan talks which are crucial to bring some sort of stability to that country with talk of a possible diplomatic end to the conflict in afghanistan there is a renewed campaign to prevent civilian casualties the u.n. says for the least 1000. a $166.00 people were killed in the 1st half of this year slightly down from the same period in 2018 antigovernment forces including the
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taliban of i saw were responsible for $306.00 of those deaths want government forces killed at least 717 civilians and airstrikes largely by international forces have killed or injured 519 individuals including 150 children. and speaks out on barca director of the center of conflict and humanitarian studies at the doha institute for graduate studies he joins us today from london as always good to have you with us do you share this the optimism that there could well be a breakthrough at these talks when. the tell about what even sit face to face with the afghan government yes well this this round of talks is still between the united states and the taliban and it is really focused on the continuation of the 4 elements that they're already started talking about. and in
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that sense we are hopeful that there will be a breakthrough but in relation to the direct agreement between the taliban and united states is the u.s. special representative for afghanistan reconciliation exam a sad doing a good job do you think you think someone else could do any better. i doubt it i think he has proven himself as the ideal person for this job he has a particular affinity with the afghan people culturally in the stands and speaks the language and is has got a remarkable degree of patience and flexibility which i think would be very difficult to find in any other person and so far the fact that these talks have continued without major interruptions for a few months now is really clear to him in the 1st place and also to the
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conducive environment provided by. for the talks in part as you know this is not an easy job the war the conflict between the. the taliban and the united states have been going on for 18 years there's a great deal of mistrust on both sides and of course there's the complicated addition of the fact that no real agreement can be reached without it being without taking on board the current government and the broader political views from front couple which is of course the government of the public which is across the government that the taliban there recognize as as a government. so what happens next you say you know if you're pretty optimistic what more could throw a spanner in the works here want to go wrong. well they don't recognize the
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government up to this point but they have actually last months with some members of the government and former members of the government although they were in their personal capacity they were not representing the state but they sat with the taliban in the same room in doha part of the interest of gun talks and they worked out some of the differences and i think that has helped build a greater degree of trust and relation between the taliban and the and the government so the next seems to me would be for to try and convince the taliban to agree the arrangements that the government has now put in place to negotiate on its behalf few months ago the government until a few months ago it was the high peace council who was mandated to speak on behalf of the government that has now been abolished and a new ministry of peace has been introduced and if they got the taliban agreeable
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to do these arrangements there is nothing to stop them from starting direct talks with the government and i think from the taliban perspective all they need to be able to go into that is definite timetable for withdrawal from the americans could stepsister as always south america a lot of thank thank security forces have ordered the suspension of a hindu pilgrimage an indian administered kashmir saying that they found evidence of plans to attack. problems and tourists appeared told to leave immediately local leaders say that a pakistani backed group had been plotting to target routes used by hundreds of thousands visiting the shrine the indian government has deployed 10000 extra soldiers. japan has become the 1st country to approve the long term growing of human organs in animals scientists say that human stem cells will be grown in mice rats and pygame. they'll then be transplanted into surrogate animals or brought to
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term it's hope that they'll create a supply of human organs for use and transplants previously. being developed with human embryos beyond 14 days it's 5 years since thousands of years edis in iraq were taken hostage killed or forced into exile eisel the community has to be accountability a special u.n. investigation team says that it's making slow but steady progress zeroes a solid report from the whole. shooting child who tries to forget the pain suffered under years of ice and rule it's a hard task. is used her as a sex slave the physical and emotional scars and estimated 7000 years women and girls were taken from many had to endure what went through she's found her sons after i say lost it's lost to syria but her 2 daughters are still missing.
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i miss my daughter so much i would give my life if i could see them again. it's hard for her sons to readjust is there for gotten their language and feel disconnected from the culture. but one of her most painful memories is venturing lost her husband in. they dug a hole in the backyard killed several bodies we saw it in college a town behind a trench we saw many dead bodies i couldn't go to see my husband i was banned from the place they killed many people that day. 5 years since new year's eve these were targeted by ice and mass graves are still being uncovered especially united nations investigative team to promote accountability for crimes committed by ice and. is currently examining evidence while most families in this are you see these the un body investigating ice and war crimes says that she shot back everyone suffered
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under eisel unitard is trying to hold. for the crimes that committed the un mandated investigative body says it's making progress but we've had some very you know major successes in terms of receiving information and evidence we have 600000 plus videos now we have received information from government authorities and best practices were needed for ensuring that evidence was collected in a way that it could be preserved and it could be admissible. in different courts in different parts of the world a forensic lab has been set up to test d.n.a. samples from graves experts are seeking more funding to improve and expedite their work the director told us that matching d.n.a. samples is a complicated task that requires comparing samples from mosque graves with victim's families some are still in syria and many others are living abroad then the what
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we're looking for missing bodies and most are in mass graves located in remote areas and these places are full of landmines and it gets very hot in areas like and the staff can only work during early hours of the morning. regardless of the challenges involved thousands of years of use in camps like this one want justice and even though they want to move on with their lives many like shereen don't want to return to their homes and. she says the place has horrible memories and she'd rather wait to be reunited with their daughters as long as that may take. just ahead. the physical and mental limits of the world's longest race. the palestine national locust was 1st founded in the 1930 s.
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but has had to be revived in 2010 i was very. from all over the world come together to perform in the occupied territories. it's like every palestinian living in the spring felt it was the 1st time the. al-jazeera world hears music as a force for unity the diaspora orchestra. eradicating. education and treatment. early. ability yet you know we will be waiting until 3 year old or year more he will have this ability great use of it and in normal weight the next generation of antibiotics may just be waiting at the bottom of the ocean maybe this but it is now that it's over so that you'll have revisited on al-jazeera.
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are going to have to support his happy thank you so much argemone zimbabwe's cricketers say they will play for free in an effort to give the kid the sport to live in their country the games governing body the i.c.c. has suspended the nation's cricket union because of government interference it's a huge fall from grace for cricket in zimbabwe the country was granted a 4 member state is in 1992 the same year they beat england the world cup in $95.00 zimbabwe won their 1st test match an innings picture of a pakistan in harare and 4 years later they just missed out on reaching the world cup semifinals when they were picked to the last 4 by new zealand but by 2003 the game was reflecting the political unrest in the country henry along and andy flower wearing black armbands during
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a world cup match to protest against the robert mugabe regime the current suspension is the latest setback for the men's and women's game. reports from harare. everyone here says they just want to play international cricket but right now that's not possible the international cricket council the world governing body has suspended zimbabwe of a government interference in the running of the sport which is a breach of the i.c.c. constitution for us it came at a time when the day before we're supposed to go for. and i live in the village who are so you can only imagine real human camp for a couple of weeks actually really had been looking forward to it and then just the day before we'd been told that there's no more funding because you know as it would have had been suspended the suspension came after the entire zimbabwe national cricket board was suspended by the country sports and recreation commission last month for
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a list maladministration and interim committee is now in charge many players are frustrated and nervous time is running out we need to go to the global qualifiers if a decision is not made as soon as possible we are going to miss that miss out on that and we would have killed people scary as these girls only know cricket and thought the situation is resolved there's little or no money for salaries tours and development programs zimbabwe's economic environment is tough and like other sports cricket is getting little support from sponsors and corporations most of its funding comes from the international cricket council and some fear that could now mean the end of zimbabwe playing internationally. zimbabwean officials insist there has been no political interference in cricket saying the interim board is day to examine the finances of the association and investigate claims of 50 fraud and corruption in the sport ahead of elections next year but those directly affected
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say there's only one way to resolve this crisis is just basically asked for the unconditional reinstatement of the board and then only been with the allows back into the set up of the last big into by c.c. so i think for now that's just the only solution that there is i think up previously it been a little bit more dialogue between the 2 parties before dyce's it made their ruling maybe there would have been maybe a little bit of a little something else to look at but now i think this is basically put it in black and white that the only thing that has to be done is to to reinstate the board. but the players are not giving up the women's national cricket team is still practicing in case the matter is resolved soon. and. that means they'll be ready to take part in the i.c.c. women's t 20 world cup global qualify in scotland in a few weeks the question now is who will back down 1st in the stalemate zimbabwe or
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the i.c.c. . meanwhile england have moved past australia's 1st innings total on day 3 of the 1st ashes test taking place in birmingham the home side now answer 365 for 9 of that is a lead of 81 runs and in a few minutes time top level international cricket will be making a rare appearance in the united states in their taking on the west indies in a c $28.00 the match is being played in florida. nice to be a concerted effort not just a war nor series we need to for you is the us cricket and us is for the board to come together or not to get more competition is more soused more involvement with the us on us in these whether it be senior team itty bitty people. you know what a. first inning grand slam decided belated installment of one of baseball's great rivalries i want to take you straight to nothing.
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allowed russian police arrest more than 300 people before a planned protest over elections of moscow. sudan's on the road to democracy is the military joins the opposition agree on a transition plan and future elections. to puerto rico has a new governor but he's already accused of being too close to its bankrupt past. a new standoff between police and protesters is taking place in hong kong people have been demonstrating and calhoun district for more than 7 hours. now it's not just gone 10 pm they marched through a main shopping district after a rally at a nearby park it's the 3rd consecutive day of protests in the territory the protesters are calling for an inquiry into police handling of weeks of
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demonstrations and the withdrawal of a controversial extradition but let's go live now to hong kong andrew thomas is outside a police station there which is surrounded by protesters where we spoke to you an hour ago andrew there was a pair of tension but at least things were calm what's the situation. where there are pigs and troughs a dreamer in a bit of a truck right now but just 510 minutes ago the place time outs and started using tear gas to play in the crowd this is night and rugs on the northern side of hong kong hall but in the area coke out this is normally one of hong kong's major chore streets one of its major shopping streets b. you can see it's been really like you know. this most of them wearing helmets probably a majority wearing deaths last since they came prepared for the place to use tear gas just in the last minutes or so. sorry we
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appear to have. lost our signal there from but for andrew thomas live in hong kong we'll try and get him back. so that he can finish what he was telling us about as he said. was. sort of. waxing and waning of tension there among the protesters said that the standoff with police that we've got on your back and are you telling us about he was just about to say about 50 minutes ago you were talking about tear gas. that's right 15 minutes ago side the place not a care in the area immediately outside that play station where i was talking to you from an hour ago the protesters were attacking that play station using sticks throwing stones it was a small compact inside the compound they were really destroying the cause inside of a completely smashed by the rocks that were being fired by protesters and obsesses using big sticks through the fence as well to try and it's not the building itself well it took a while but the places have cleared the immediate area around that play station but
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only precious protesters back 200 meters away and i'm that is a bit of a lull right now which is why if you know to take my gas moscow if you can still types the tell us in the end it was even 10 minutes ago and as you can see right now the protest is wearing helmets wearing most of the gas masks standing and waiting to see what might happen next and you can hear the now calling for a new home they say began as a very peaceful demonstration. here a couple of kilometers away but it was a protest that the police commission will run all even it will quite feisty it will relate to a lot of people coaling for the complete withdrawal of these controversial extradition laws the resignation of carry not to release the protest is from previous protests i'm cool to democracy more generally but it was quite quiet and he certainly didn't get this i'm being told put on not so i'm just going to talk to you 1st you will
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seconds but i will very shortly if i need to but clearly people think we're about to get her will tear gas. on its side possibly a trace that's all i'm saying. is that what the attitudes are through the mosque. might have actually there are a drain although let's just keep rolling he's wearing his gas mask and he can show you what's happening i'm going to protect to meet with this not on ok and you do that. and to thomas a reporting live 500 tolkien going to get katherina to the i'm going to get katherine it's a give me a classic in which she really thinks i should put it on there are sometimes a few falls a lot of these the cases of people tend to be alice and drew from it you know i just i just want to pick up mandrel more you were saying that in the end that it seems to me that you had this this demonstration with with protest as being peaceful in another part of the city. the demonstration you were out of the moment
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as i mean it looks fairly peaceful of the moment from but from what he was saying these protests is a big goading the police almost with these with these sticks with which they're trying to smash windows and throwing these rocks into the compound. they they have this no other word for the happy ending and i think it's justified because they think that they have just had their fill of the place they think the place of overreacted in previous protests and they're very very angry with the place but they also think that when they protest peacefully remember 2000000 people came out on the streets in june and at that stage they were calling for these extradition laws to be abandoned and nothing happened it was only when mubarak's action was taken only when to the extent that they got violent things started to change that there is no doubt that the tactics involved they would say a low level bot it's not fun it's against people only against property and only against krupp it's a very closely associated with the police or with the government they're not
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attacking shops they're not attacking people survived the not attacking any but they all certainly target saying the infrastructure if you like of hong kong government early on saturday i saw some protesters taking the panels off the books of thoughts of traffic lights pulling out the water and then using pliers to cut through and disabling those traffic lights at the protests what are you doing this is the peaceful protest and they said it is on monday they want to shut down home from that cooling for a general strike and they think another way of help. to achieve that is to physically shut down the city by cools and private jets disabling traffic lights that's the justification but you're quite right it does in many ways feel like getting the place to go into taking further action but the protesters here say i've tried everything else is there any choice or will believe me there for a moment i'll be back with you if and when anything happens for the moment many thanks andrew thomas reporting live from hong kong. a big police operation is
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underway in russia's capital to foil a planned protest rally over a ban on opposition politicians officers in riot gear lined up around the square of the center of moscow and they've made at least 381 arrests opposition groups plan to march along the main roads for a week they're protesting against the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the moscow city council elections last week around 1400 protesters were arrested. imran khan is at the processed. the massive security operation the mask of authorities are mounted seems to have worked entrances. to camera here which is. the focal point. of the protest march. is the police moving from their position going into the crowds and arresting people taking off. now then had their i.d.'s checked
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they had a reason to be here for example journalists and some journalists have been detained . protesters been taken to a local police station they've been going through the administrative process busy now we've been speaking to one of the opposition activists told us that half a 1000000 people out on the streets this protest movement. want the protesters protesting the fact that the moscow city elections take place in september and they're worried that it's being rigged in favor of ruling party candidates that are going to be loyal to united russia the ruling party. may finally be on the road to a new democratic future 4 months after president omar al bashir rule was brought to an end the military that's ruled since april and the main opposition groups of reached a constitutional agreement it's expected. the formation of
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a transitional government to run sudan until elections in 2022 but the deal's not science yet the opposition coalition say that they will appoint sudan's prime minister. the cabinet will have no more than 20 ministers the freedom for change alliance will nominate the prime minister he will then be appointed by the sovereign council and the prime minister will then form a cabinet and that cabinet will need to be confirmed by the sovereign council a draft of the agreement says that the paramilitary rapid support force blamed for a crackdown that killed dozens of protesters will be brought under the command of the armed forces reports. in the early hours of saturday an announcement that sudan's military jointer and the opposition coalition had agreed on how to govern the country they fleshed out the details on the makeup and functions of a transitional government until elections in 3 years in an illicit i'm very pleased
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in the name of the african mediation and to respect the delegations to declare to the sudanese people and the international community that the 2 delegations have fully agreed on the constitutional project. was. the reaction was immediate on the streets of carter. announcing the deal african union envoy mohamed has on the but gave no detail about the contents of the declaration he said talks are continuing on how and when it would be signed. during the negotiations the military council ceded to demands for justice over the killing of at least 6 people including 4 school children at a protest earlier in the wake of 9 soldiers were detained was a victory for tains of thousands of sudanese who had marched demanding justice for the deaths they get if i get that and that it was certainly
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a horrible massacre we pray the situation improves and that the right of the students are not neglected blood for blood and punishment is a must was the protesters have been flexing their muscle since december. restoration started with the economy president omar al bashir was in the cross he is the number of protests grew along with their demands until bashir was removed in a military coup in april general sit out the military council the protesters demanded civilians take the lead in the transition they started a citizen outside the army he called his forcing military rulers to begin talks over how to share power. on june 3rd security forces raided that demonstration they killed more than 100 people and injured many more talks resume to months later mediated by any african union any theo the 1st breakthrough came on july 17th
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leading to the signing of a political agreement between the military and the opposition coalition they agreed on and live in person transitional council with representatives from both sides and a rotating leadership. the disagreements had remained over the wording of constitutional changes now with the details agreed and a signing imminent sudanese people have a roadmap to a more peaceful future shallop ballasts al-jazeera. the opposition alliance says the transition to civilian rule face some challenges and the people of sudan to exercise patience. in. the deal cannot fulfill all the people's demands agreement of the deal will open doors to organization freedom civilian and political role challenges are and will continue to exist for the civilian government we had a regime which ruled for 30 years and it system is still deeply entrenched we
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believe in the future the civilian government will fulfill all people's demands. is a computer engineer and protester he says that the protests are most likely to continue despite the deal that's going to be signed soon. we hope that. the final the final word that would end everything bad and everything. everything we demand but i don't i'm not sure that this very deal is going to end the protests in iran because people are. the reason why people protest for more than the level of agreement with the cia and because because the t.n.t. and the report says 2 percent because. they kept shooting at. explicitly . said that we're not going to cause anyone who want to express their freedom of
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speech in print but they doing exactly the opposite so. with them keep doing and keep. dealing with people. i believe. are here to tell you know. the political declaration how many people got killed after the banning of the political the collaboration 2 weeks ago so i'm not really sure that the agreement is going to make things a little bit better for the protests. whether a place next year on al-jazeera and then more fury in south korea the test just announced japan over a trade dispute. and the u.s. office temporary protection to 7000 syrians but for many it's little consolation.
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hello there still more very heavy rain across southern and southwestern areas of china but also across into northern vietnam it's this mass you can see here and this is the remnants of what was tropical storm we will continue to weaken the winds still very gusty but not such a little storm strength for those rains very extensive another couple of very wet days across into hanoi 30 celsius for you there on sunday and 30 celsius well into hong kong 33 is the high in shanghai and you can see not really much change as we head into monday those rains are just becoming much more extensive pushing right the way across into myanmar as you can see 28 celsius in younger maybe a better day monday in hong kong but the certainly plenty of moisture around and it'll feel humid with a high of 30 warm sunny very humid across much of india in fact you can see on the satellite not much break there from the widespread monsoon rains the only state
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really not seeing the rain at the moment is actually up north into utah pradesh new delhi 33 mostly dry there is the chance with on the storm but certainly not the prolonged rains that we're seeing in most other states in fact on monday those rains very very heavy along the western gas and pushing further south into carola state as well in a wet day in katmandu at 27. get closer to the sea altogether f.c. boy scouts are always telling places together.
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again this is al jazeera let's remind you of the main news this hour a major police operation is underway in the russian capital to stop a protest over a ban on opposition politicians police in riot gear began lining up around the square in the center of moscow and then began making arrests. it's somewhat just after 9 30 in the evening in hong kong now it's approaching and on it's quarter past 10 in the evening protesters remain out around the quaalude district they've blocked roads outside a police station there they want an inquiry into police handling of after weeks of demonstrations and saddam's military council and its main opposition coalition
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a finalized a constitutional agreement that deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022. just checking a better trade route between south korea and japan has led to more rallies in seoul that's despite. escalates the dispute rather escalated on friday when south korea was removed from tokyo's favored trading nations list seoul says it's now considering scrapping an intelligence sharing pact. broyard reports that the former site of japan's embassy is often the focal point for protests against japan. after the removal of south korea from tokyo's list of preferential trade partners this protest was especially passionate. this is them declaring economic war and firing the 1st shot all you war on the samples are my heart goes
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out to the japanese to have politicians who act like birds. it's a deepening dispute borne out of decades old animosities supported by those old enough to have experienced japanese colonial occupation in the last century. along with young people born in this century. many south koreans have been boycotting anything japanese avoiding holidays to the country causing airlines to cancel flights refusing to buy japanese goods helped in this tech savvy society by apps that tell you instantly which goods to avoid a government level the mood is palpable. from the frosty like this recent meeting between foreign ministers. to the heated. this exchange between japan's foreign minister and the south korean envoy. south korea says it will retaliate by
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taking japan off its list of preferential trade partners as this dispute deepens with the leaders of the 2 countries. willing all right mable to back down. japan's prime minister shinzo wants to see his country become more assertive in dealings with its neighbors and the trade restrictions against south korea are popular at home. his counterpart moon j.n. of south korea was carried into the presidency although a wave of people power popularity after the forced resignation and impeachment of his predecessor the south koreans changed their government so there's a heightened sense of pride that they are shaping their democracy and awaken democracy can't take japan's recent actions sitting down that's why we're seeing this expression of anger. the economies of both countries are likely to be harmed in this tit for tat wrangle but for now settling
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old scores seems an irresistible force. robert bright al-jazeera seoul police in thailand are looking for 2 suspects who are believed to be behind a series of bombings in the capital bangkok on friday they've released these images of the moment a bomb exploded in a shopping mall police said that at least 9 explosives were planted but not all of them detonators the attacks coincided with a major political summit attended by southeast asian foreign ministers 2 other men have been arrested. a group of musicians from thailand to criticize the military a monarchy has arrived in france they say they intend to seek asylum some of the many tight dissidents who got approved after the military coup in 24 teams since then several prominent critics of the disappeared open killed. a conditional cease fire is in place in northwestern syria after a week of intensifying gastritis on profits that truce was brokered during peace
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talks in cannes ixtapa the opposition says that it will stick to the deal as long as the government doesn't violate it meanwhile the united states has extended temporary protection against deportation for about 7000 syrians that means they'll be able to stay in the u.s. for at beast 18 more months as kristen salumi discovered the extension offers them some consolation but not much else 31 year old i had to stoop is a syrian activist who 1st came to the u.s. in 2015 to give a talk about the situation back home in 2011 she'd taken to the streets in her home city of aleppo to demand a more inclusive government started and i leave but we started really they can you people and then it started to be like 100 than thousands of dollars in but what started as a protest movement quickly turned to a civil war as her family fled to turkey she stayed behind volunteer in
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a hospital you see like you see sometimes people are dying here i see you can't do anything to them who see how i mean these aren't good evening there. until the hospital like so much of her hometown was destroyed by government bombs. tossed i left walking and because. i i stopped i couldn't see anyone worldwide some 14000000 syrians have been displaced by the ongoing war indiscriminate bombing continue to claim the lives of children and civilians syrians like the stoop who've been residing in the u.s. since 2016 have been granted temporary protective status that means they can work legally and for a further 18 months at least won't face deportation but those who work with refugees say so many more need help other syrians who came even hours later after
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that that are left without that protection and left in a really insecure position and really uncertain about what's going to happen next 1st stukas mixed feelings about staying and she can't leave the country to visit family or help people back home and you should be grateful and feel like you are the lucky person to be here at all and your people are under the bombardment and there they are ultimately she wants to go home we are going back when this crazy a regime stop killing us but so far no one has been able or willing to protect them kristen salumi al jazeera new york. measures to detect in the democratic republic of congo may only be identifying of those with the disease a congolese response coordinator is warning that the outbreak could last up to 3 years health workers are trying to contain it spread to the eastern city of goma 4
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cases have been confirmed that all the democratic property of congo has seen a bullet cases double over the past 3 months the relief agency doctors without borders says the number of new cases is averaging between 75 and a 100 a week at least 2700 people have been infected in the 2nd worst outbreak in history the virus has killed at least 1800 people over the past year al-jazeera stephanie decker reports now from rwanda's capital in neighboring gully. for people who had been quarantined and tested for the virus because they had had direct contact with a minor the minor that died have now tested negative so they have not been infected with the virus which is a positive sign but the challenges remain the numbers we're hearing just those that came into direct and even in direct contact with those for infected a particular the minor are upwards of 500 people so these people need to be tested
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they need to be vaccinated and then of course if there are positive identifications then health workers need to trace who they came into contact with since then it is an incredibly difficult process also because of the nature of the area and where this is taking place in the eastern d.r. see many of these areas are remote so there are security issues people are very skeptical about foreigners coming in and telling them they need to be vaccinated some people don't believe in others are panicking and are extremely concerned about what is going on and we've had a press conference or so where the man in charge of dealing with the outbreak on behalf of the d r c was saying that it was a concern and that there were only really identifying 50 percent of cases and if it continued at this rate that it could be dealing with this for 2 or 3 years to come . a lawyer. he was appointed to his predecessor was forced to resign after
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a scandal over leaked text messages and corruption allegations. are reports now from san juan. this was the very moment that governor stepped down exactly. outside the governor's mansion people rejoiced chants of anger from previous weeks or to celebrate tory cheers the new interim governor. was handpicked by the former governor ricardo. but the new leader has yet to be confirmed for the puerto rican senate so it's not clear if he can constitutionally assume power oh.
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oh. oh. frederick ins had mixed views on the new governor i am unhappy and like i possibly be i don't think he is the perfect person fine but the choice that we have definitely the most competent so all we can wish and hope for is that he treats the people of puerto rico how we should be treated and that he is not a corrupt person like other people have been proven to be so i'm not a 100 percent happy but definitely it's better than nothing and better than what we had the governor is now out you have a new governor what do you feel right now i feel that gov is not my governor you know when i put that guy is a group of the same guy i want to stay for made the same to happen to many years. every since the same as the saying is this thing that people want to change this is a clear victory for the puerto rican people and the thousands it took to the
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streets over 2 weeks to force out a governor they did not want they made history but now the question becomes what's next. where does it go from here right now our job is to just make sure everybody has a clear understanding of what we want moving forward we want to. represent the people of puerto rico and to. make decisions for the best of our country we're trying to get people with honor and dignity to work to work for the people of puerto rico it was historic the 1st time ever the people of this island territory of the us forced out of governor with protests they didn't use weapons only their voices they say they will never be silent again. said juan puerto rico.
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it is good to have you with us hello adrian for going to here in doha the headlines and i was era a new standoff between police and protesters is on the way to hong kong people have been demonstrating in cow moon district for more than 7 hours now it's the 3rd consecutive day of protests in the territory the protesters are calling for an inquiry into police handling of weeks of demonstrations and the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill and a major police operations on the way in russia's capital to foil a planned protest rally over a band of opposition politicians offices in riot gear lined up around the square in the center of moscow they've made at least 381 a rests they're protesting against the exclusion of independent of opposition candidates from moscow's city council election imran com reports. i can tell you that there's a very heavy handed police presence there actually more police seem to be what they doing you couldn't very large number they're going into the crowd of. people taking
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them on to. check if they know. what lead is like journalism up looks like a lot or are they i mean surely surely i mean i can tell you. there are good ongoing . arrested. sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition have finalized a constitutional agreement that deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022 a conditional cease fire is in place in northwestern syria after a week of intensifying and strikes on libya profits that truce was brokered during peace talks and kazakstan the opposition says that it will stick to the deal as long as the government doesn't violate it measures to detect a bone in the democratic republic of congo may only be identifying hoft of those with the disease the congolese response coordinator warns that the outbreak could
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last up to 3 s. there's the headlines down george will be here to update you in a little over 25 minutes here on al-jazeera after rebel education next. the saudi u.a.e. war on yemen has led to thousands of deaths and left millions hungry what role has the u.s. played in the world's worst humanitarian crisis is the entity that has the right to begin and robert malley a top advisor on the middle east to president obama talks to al jazeera education matters the universal rights to expand the rise and offer better prospects the passport to a better life yet around the globe schools and institutions break. systems they deemed to be no longer fit. me thinking one school and how they one identifying the skill with the knowledge needed in the 21st century and now
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a few years later when i moved to a menial i realized that i mean an indication of this and even though you really go in the sand but he was lacking the creativity the flexibility the problem solving and there is a peak we need to link education with technology and be able to develop a new generation of competitive i mean. this says to me all this is an afterschool program for young 12 8 to 18 year old
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mean yes sometimes and i mean yes but who knows by the way that scratch coming and being able to teach and bombard them with all the goal of each and they have resources that this professionals have to solo the kind of hearing about artists who each one of us can share. music can share some beautiful ideas through working in teams to collaborate to create something really very well you know a beautiful it's really unique opportunity and i'm very excited by it 1st gifu if you love me this interest and work for me just sucked it up. into my i don't have the grades and if you feel it's ok you learn from feeling but in school you feel it's bad you have to do more good than stuff so should we have them go rewrite the verse yeah newberg not the rewrite new version entirely the 1st compress crap it truly trash let me see the lyrics you do what you have to leave and you decide your
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path here's what i would use ready your your pre-court this brings in the idea that you're under the same skies without saying good words guys and then you're chorus puts the 2 together. all right i was attacked doing. it's a tall order it's really cool to see just even and weekly you guys have done with some of the things that we've talked you know it's really impressive and we go on and we talk about how impressed we are by that use soak so much stuff up and it's been so much fun like there's so much yet to show you i really can't from one of cool stuff with you guys with. you absorbing it knowing you to be ready to go for something else you know that's also on the mind goes up take your time with when i came here the 1st day i was like was like this doesn't look like a technology school you come here and it looks like like the crime lab in a television show with like these huge snakes of wires everywhere and robots and
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like the the newest technology the newest design it's. it's such an incredible opportunity and i don't i don't just think like oh it's an incredible opportunity if you're from armenia it's an incredible opportunity for anyone anywhere to see this facility it's an outstanding facility and it's very well run it's right to we said you know we could play yes.
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right sitting clearly in the jungle much but that. said about specific body out i just ridiculous make a demand to where encountered or you don't. think start us and you're the bank you're committing come with it's. her stomach that i've written i might have affection but look nicer to our shock shock most national not good children in short order i should. shut up a sort of warning and then such as for the entire family and sometimes by the government in home our goal cravings got oh me i think you should be a good little me thought here good night from. new stuff about us gus over us about the war you could have left for j. m c a doesn't make into my tomato. that it that's not going to have no bearing on the 1st thank you for a fill in for
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a picture which cake make not think where it hits were bits. of it. to defeat you a trump card for success is soon soon to walk. we're told them how to do the graffiti how to busy to feed your daughter how to sketch the letters and the most important goods and i mean you could do it in their own letters. this workshop was amazing and it's very fun to work with omar my mind is
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just full with all that i learned here i think every kid wants to be here to be a chill mom if it's amazing. being teenager is really difficult yeah like a lot of the r.c. church teachers are from so good to see sam so yes be confused about what you learned but here you are to him it's news to people who have new ideology able to tell you a lot so this is really takes place here they say here is your i've trained here is your canvas go and do whatever you want to do. it's the 1st time they used and the 1st time they do a compass so for me this one mature firesign minute i can search for it so for the $1000.00 and i think the outcome of the students was we approached.
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right there. right. here. by the way the last was 11 years ago we decided to move toward me. which was quite a decision. but within the realize you are moving here for for that long without ever coming for one or 2 year assignment. which ended up being an 11 year kind of lifetime this is a. i think that the thing we're worried about most having 5 children at different ages was their education we didn't know whether we were ruining their future or giving them a huge opportunity. i remember our. one of our younger son crying when he 1st saw the can the school conditions in which he would would have to study just
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the physical state of the school or something he was not used to and of course any time your child cries a parent the things what am i doing. it turns out ok the. last . near me education system is very traditional it's a lot of rote learning you go home you do your homework you come back the teacher lectures you now a lot of activities in class i had a lot of tests the saying indefinite left its mark because most of my speeches at least were teachers back then so their form of teaching their form of strict teaching and stayed with them was in the union. but i think the new. family keeping up because. my parents were very large from education obviously my mother being an education specialist and my dad always had a passion for it so. what army and school lacked in that creativity and innovation
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they really fostered like that and it got the chance to do. some of the green i'll. kill brinkley's the 2nd city i mean. what did my. first play. get. to recover completely after the earthquake we can still seek damages and. after they were never able to cover and it still is very deep there that their memories. a lot of international came and they try to rebuild it but it was mismanaged the fact that it was mismanaged
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a lot of corruption. misuse of. resources it was a waste that's the shape of course we're all trying to recover and leave the past and think about the future and it's happening but it took time. so this is to hold your marine open to tourists a year ago we started this project with 600 sudanese mine if you up 299-2500 we have a waiting list off 300 more. we just didn't call it the way. you insist you a terrorist there. if it is this creature is right. in
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this room they're not there really are interested in everything you know a thing for the busy you know for the changes that is unique to all the nearly 40. 9 things in the way that we believe that the. so is not going to see our new. well i know i know you're going to say are you crazy but this is it they i'm in love with this place this is a big challenge for us but this is when we saw it we all fell in love we said this is it this is the space we're going to convert this to an amazing tomorrow it used to be an alternator i think if i'm not mistaken it was built in 860 it went through
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2 big earthquakes it was the home of the 1st opera. it's a very important armenian opera and every time i get here i feel it i can feel i can feel the theater i can feel the people i can feel the spirit. it's not like you're building something from scratch very easy to do no we are solving the problem and we want the kids to understand that that along you life through your professional life you always have to solve problems to be creative to find solutions to make it exciting and that makes to more more interesting i guess the fact that this was a difficult difficult project made does right away decide this is it this is what we want to do. because my mom.
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got 00000. 00. 00 much time a sports car you could hang on to any more because paul has become funny. not according to my notice my return to the votes. would have been with the no more tickets also here's what i would do we've got the bulk of his songs absolutely but i'm doing one more pass of. the end there baby so proud don't just. say it's a funky. well you know that your metal music well done. well. i am doing the right most important.
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for tomorrow it is important to spread that not only in the main cities it is important to find a solution for different ledgers for the free market areas to just see how we can contribute to the development of these scary yes and how we can help people to stay and be able to work in areas where they were born and great. aunts and only go to the country breaks her heart. in the stores and got this meeting in the open of a hostile them boys you guy are there and there's just one boris yes mr learned this from each of me john john because for the last in the. if me the star single bit of a hostile i'm too low then i was moved i see blue they knew it was either get their
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i believe that this them a stray sions have a positive aspect to the lives of the citizens in armenia it's part of the growing pains that the population is going through 2 words a brighter future and a more democratic future for the country. and i guess it is a learning moment for all of us it is a learning moment for our students because we're not only thinking about teaching them giving them resources but we also want them to become active citizens people who understand what they want make their own choices for their lives this country needs active citizens needs active participants and these young generation the new generation is going to be part of it.
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these kids who are 10 people see what you're doing when we 1st asked you to be too much eager to come to be on our main idea was to drill be performing go to war leave the city. they want to go back to for me to paint something and. they gave me a lot of support. to a good spin to see more of the. problem you know when you put something to believe me from. i go to british students you're with me. i wanted to bring all the 16 but it's a bit hard to recall 60 and. they helped me a lot when everything. i asked for permission by the was of about the mission it
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was not written permission and i knew that i shouldn't go for a compression once you go to the compression we're going to do detail and i knew that going to the tele was going to be enough. for you 1st thing to do to preserve the child would you do after just one word and noumenon wish to watch it a lot so it seems odd to me and for me it is like oh and i have little or so your i don't know from each and everyone can look at it in a different way the graffiti is of course controversial. you're doing art but sometimes the government or or day authorities are not seeing it as an art piece they're seeing it as damaging the walls of the city. so the fact that we're participating in that like bet is something important for us because it means
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that we're bringing change we're bringing a new culture it's just. for your. little. sister. the fact that everybody complains about schools and that schools are killing creativity is sad if we can turn education into something it's not about fun that it's something interesting and something that's the most important and making people like what they're doing and i guess would create more
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spaces and places to more where you can make that happen this can be a model towards what education should be geared to and how learning should happen. when i've been planning the 5th anniversary of tumult for a while everybody was looking forward for this event and this day started because of some incidents happening in the city. the opposition started protesting and organizing meetings and in the middle of the night last night we discussed it again and again and we felt something is wrong we should not do it kinetic our search ain't gonna know my child's heart on my source telling me to tar all my. children in your chair i'm an inch i'm an inch cherry on. marketing
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think like that yes felt very. sorry is not to. the people plead the country and as well to create 2 months of computer. i guess to my start to develop. thanks. in a country with high youth unemployment one again i say asian helps turn school children into entrepreneurs who can tell us what i mean by their one fundraising empowering them to reclaim their futures titian their already bestowing my shoes how to make the baskets and build more prosperous communities some of the invest the money into
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the business of school for life uganda part of the rebel education series on al-jazeera. a unique story. hundreds of thousands of. musicians shaking up stereotypes of africa a powerful new witness. of the. economy. faces. and revisit to find out how the story moved. america is divided like never before you side is so convinced that they are
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absolutely correct that the other side is dangerous people in power investigates how partisan politics are raiding the civil norms vital to american democracy every indicator shows america to be the least well functioning democracy of any established. one of the strange death of american civility on al jazeera. al-jazeera. slowing down jordan this is the al-jazeera news our lawyer from coming up in the next 60 minutes tens of thousands of protesters and police again face off on the
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streets of on call. no dissent allowed russian police make must arrest before a protest of elections in moscow. saddam's on the road to democracy as the military opposition agree on a transition plan and elections. on a day off the u.s. scraps its main arms control treaty with russia its defense secretary says he wants them to be at range missiles in asia. and in sport zimbabwe's cricketers say they'll play for free an effort to keep the game alive there will hear from the players fighting to overturn the nation suspension by the games governing body. welcome to the program a new standoff between police and protesters is taking place in hong kong tens of thousands of demonstrators marched on saturday with crowds still in the streets went into the night where police fired tear gas after
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a police station was vandalized the protests began with a rally at a park with crowds and marching through a main shopping area it's the 3rd consecutive day of demonstrations in the territory protesters want an inquiry into police handling of weeks of unrest and the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill well andrew thomas joins us live now from hong kong andrew so just bring us up to date with what's been happening because we understand protested had earlier been attacking a local police station. they were is about 400 meters down and down this road this is nathan road the main shopping street in kalou on the northern part of hong kong harbor normally full of tourists even on a saturday night but it's been completely taken over by the protest is as you say there's a play station down there and that's 2 hours ago now a big crowd gathered outside that play station and started using long sticks and throwing bricks inside the compound destroying cars parked in the carpark destroying any security cameras around that building as well they couldn't get in
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there was a big metal fence around the building but they were certainly doing their best to cause damage from the outside the police were inside and didn't at that stage come out but in the last hour or so this street has been progressively cleared in fact this is clear as it's been all night and it's been tear gassed the place of use to achieve that i've had my mosque i'm not wearing it right now because right now the air has played a bit of certainly needed it over the last out still though thousands if not tens of thousands of protesters on the streets you can say most now being down this road is saw a road to nathan road we're not quite sure where they're going i'm not entirely sure. it's just as no where they're going this is all very very fluid in this no one in overall charge event decisions are made spontaneously they're made quickly but certainly down earlier there was a real sense that the protesters would go ding the place provoking the place they say that what they're trying to do is show that. and with
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a place force that has overreacted and acted violently towards them on previous protests and that if they are being bought it is not against people nor is it against private property is against symbols of the state and the place particularly and that's what they say they need to do to try and persuade the government to take their demands seriously but just like so many other protests this one began very peacefully early on saturday a protest that was allowed by the place on a fairly short route to sort of loop of a park of about 3 or 4 kilometers a fairly happy calm atmosphere on that but over the course of saturday more more protesters came prepared for confrontation wearing helmets carrying gas not expecting tear gas and they have had some confrontation and i wouldn't be a tool surprised if there's more to come we're hearing as well that one of the main road tunnels between hong kong island on the south side of hong kong harbor and
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calhoun where i am has been blocked by the protest is no vehicles going through that down as well i've seen protests doing things like taking the panels off traffic lights they blow apart taking the wiring out and then using pliers to cut those wires to turn off the lights the protest to say that on monday my calling for a general strike here in hong kong and they want the city to a foot to be shut down and helping to clog up the streets with no traffic lights is one way of achieving that so peaceful protest these protesters would say it is they're not attacking anybody but this really ok and the lising and really trying to go to government and go to places some extent and i'm sure as you say there was a peaceful protest earlier and we also understand there was a pro police and pro-government gathering earlier as well tell us about those. yeah . well not everybody in hong kong is on the same side that is certainly very easy to say and both in the sense that there is these are all these protests in the was
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another on saturday pro place pro-government it was near here it was on hong kong island itself on the other side of the hobbits of the 2 sides didn't meet and it was a lot smaller than this anti-government protest as well but also there was a split between people who support the overall aims of the protesters but don't like their tactics people who took part in the marches in june that had perhaps a 1000000 even 2000000 on one of those marches who don't like this kind of violence i've spoken to many people over the last few days not being here who don't think that the protesters actions on these sorts of nights helps their overall cause at all but just you a warm a very famous democracy activist he spent time in prison he's out i spoke to him the same evening and he said this is our son a discontent this is a window of opportunity and we have to make the most of it not just to get the complete and utter withdrawal of these controversial extradition laws but to make sure that our demands for democracy are heard more broadly and if it means
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a few windows have to get a kite and there's a bit of violence on the street well then so be it overall aims are worth it under just a final thought from you i mean you were saying earlier that the protests don't seem to have any clear leadership but there are a means seem to be morphing into this much broader issue of democratic reforms. that's right where they say they have aims the complete withdrawal of the extradition laws not just putting them on the shelf but formally saying that they're completely utterly gone the resignation of the chief executive kerry lamb the release of protesters who've been arrested of the previous protests investigations into the placing of those protests and crucially more democratic reform faith one it's fairly nebulous it's not quite clear what they want. frankly it is that big one now that more and more people are talking about in a general sense they want democracy to hong kong less oversight from beijing less control over hong kong politics from beijing they say as well they don't want to
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return to british colonial rule what they want is to get a let their own leaders here and that general aim now is one you hear more and more perhaps more than any other or into under thomas there on the streets of hong kong andrew thank you now police have carried out a major operation in russia's capital to foil a planned protest rally over a ban on some opposition local election candidates offices in riot gear arrived in force around a square in the center of moscow and made about $600.00 arrests opposition groups were planning to march along main roads for a 3rd week they're protesting against the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the moscow city council election last week about 1400 demonstrators were arrested him and calm has more now from moscow. the massive security operation the masco authorities are mounted seems to have worked great tough entrances they've not allowed protesters to come here which is pushkin square land of the focal point. of the protest march happening is the police have been moving from
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their position here they've been going into the crowds and arresting people taking them off. you can just see. now they've been had their i.d.'s checks now they had a reason to be here for example journalists on the have been some journalists that have been detained those journalists have been let go protesters have been taken to a local police station where they've been going through the administrative processing man now we've been speaking to one of to the opposition activists iraqi told us that list is half a 1000000 people out on the streets this protest movement is actually going to wither and die and that's exactly what these want the protesters who are protesting the fact that the moscow city elections take place in september and they're worried that it's being rigged in favor of ruling party candidates that are going to be loyal to united russia the ruling party. to gregory to know he's a coordinator for the monitoring group info and he joins us via skype from moscow
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gregory we understand that nearly 400 protesters have been arrested today what more have you been hearing there about the number of people who've been detained. no need to 680 and receiving a mission drained from minute to minute. and gregory this is the 3rd weekend of these protests we're seeing on the streets of moscow and how worried the author it is about the spread of the demonstrations. was like species find the protest. march time or time stronger. it's started. 4 weeks ago and and the middle east became pretty harsh in town misjudging from the previous week and who could see the biggest number change last week trying to send you by says
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you know what you're really working. here is we haven't seen such. and lisa do you. rush british showing american. what is going streets here preventing people from coming out all right sir britain over thank you very much indeed for talking to al-jazeera. now saddam may finally be on the road to a new democratic future 4 months after president bashir has rule was brought to an end the military that's ruled since april and the main opposition groups have now reached a constitutional agreement is expected to lead to the formation of a transitional government to run sudan until elections in 2022 when the deal's not yet signed but the opposition coalition say they'll appoint sedans prime minister
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a draft says the military rapid support force blamed for a crackdown that killed dozens of protesters will be brought under the command of the armed forces salability says more. in the early hours of saturday an announcement that sudan's military giunta and the opposition coalition had agreed on how to govern the country they fleshed out the details on the makeup and functions of a transitional government until elections in 3 years in the new. i'm very pleased in the name of the african mediation and to respect the delegations to declare to the sudanese people and the international community that the 2 delegations have fully agreed on the constitutional project. was. the reaction was immediate on the streets of carter. announcing the deal african union envoy mohamed has on the bot gave no detail about the contents of the declaration
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he said talks are continuing on how and when it would be signed. during the negotiations the military council ceded to demands for justice over the killing of at least 6 people including 4 schoolchildren at a protest earlier in the wake of 9 soldiers were detained was a victory for tains of thousands of sudanese who had marched demanding justice for the deaths they get if i get that and that it was certainly a horrible massacre we pray the situation improves and that the right of the students are not neglected blood for blood and punishment is a must was the protesters have been flexing their muscle since december. restoration started with the economy president omar al bashir was in the cross his the number of protests grew along with their demands until bashir was removed in a military coup in april general says off the military council the protesters
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demanded civilians take the lead in the transition they started a citizen outside the army he called his forcing military rulers to begin talks over how to show. power on june 3rd security forces raided that demonstration they killed more than 100 people and injured many more talks resume to month later mediated by the african union anything europea the 1st breakthrough came on july 17th leading to the signing of a political agreement between the military and the opposition coalition they agreed on and live in person transitional council with representatives from both sides and a rotating leadership. the disagreements had remained over the wording of constitutional changes now with the details agreed and a signing imminent sudanese people have a roadmap to a more peaceful future challenge ballasts al-jazeera well the opposition alliance
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says the transition to civilian rule will face some challenges and there's the people of sudan to exercise patience. in. the deal cannot fulfill all the people's demands agreement of the deal will open doors to organization freedom civilian and political role challenges and will continue to exist for the civilian government we had a regime which ruled for 30 years and it system is still deeply entrenched we believe in the future the civilian government will fulfill all people's demands a better trade route between south korea and japan has led to more rallies in seoul that dispute escalated on friday when south korea was removed from tokyo's favored trading nations list sold says it's now considering scrapping an intelligence sharing pact rob wright has more was that the former site of japan's embassy is often the focal point for protests against japan. after the removal of south
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korea from tokyo's list of preferential trade partners this protest was especially passionate. this is them declaring economic war and firing the 1st shot or you born on the campus of my heart goes. at the japanese to have politicians who act like birds. it's a deepening dispute borne out of decades old animosities supported by those old enough to have experienced japanese colonial occupation in the last century. along with young people born in this century. many south koreans have been boycotting anything japanese avoiding holidays to the country causing airlines to cancel flights refusing to buy japanese goods helped in this tech savvy society by apps that tell you instantly which goods to avoid a government level the mood is palpable from the frosty like this recent meeting
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between foreign ministers. to the heated. this exchange between japan's foreign minister and the south korean envoy. south korea says it will retaliate by taking japan off its list of preferential trade partners as this dispute deepens with the leaders of the 2 countries seem willing all relabel to back down. japan's prime minister shinzo wants to see his country become more assertive in dealings with its neighbors and the trade restrictions against south korea are popular at home. his counterpart moon j.n. of south korea was carried into the presidency on a wave of people power popularity after the forced resignation and impeachment of his predecessor the south koreans change their government so there's a heightened sense of pride that they are shaping their democracy and awaken democracy can't take japan's recent actions sitting down that's why we're seeing
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this expression of anger. the economies of both countries are likely to be harmed in this tit for tat wrangle but for now settling old scores seems an irresistible force. of macbride al-jazeera soul. lots more so to come on the news hour including why there's fear and ebola outbreak and democratic republic of congo could last for years. the perils of working in latin america's good economy we hit the road with every workers and plenty of jobs but no security. and in sport the hit that decided the latest installment of one of sports greatest rivals. now u.s. defense secretary marcus says he's in favor of putting intermediate range missiles
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in asia the comments come just a day after the u.s. withdrew from an arms control treaty with russia was visiting the asia pacific region where he's expected to meet several leaders well alan fischer joins us live now from washington d.c. alan so what do you make of the timing of my guess as announcement of what morsi been saying. well it is interesting that it comes the day after as you say the u.s. announced it was pulling out of a ronald reagan era nuclear treaty what is interesting is that that treaty was with russia and it's been decided that they're going to move the missiles into easier now nothing's going to happen immediately mark aspers says it will take at least 18 months before any deployment can begin and remember we have a u.s. presidential election in about 18 months so there is every possibility that this might not happen there are 2 things we don't know 1st of all where in asia these missiles will be placed and secondly what type of missiles they will be no there
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are a number of countries that the u.s. has bases in asia that could be used and there will certainly be others in asia who would be willing to host any u.s. missiles as long as the price is right and this fight is the type of missiles mark expert says they will be conventional in nature which seems to rule out any possibility that they're about to put a nuclear weapons across asia yalom this is a move that's bound to anger china i mean beijing has been vying with washington for influence across the asian region. well as we say the treaty was with russia so it is interesting that they've decided to target asia but there is a reason for that 1st of all donald trump wants a new nuclear deal he wants china to be included and that china's capability has changed dramatically since the 1980 s. when that nuclear deal was signed and so this can be seen almost as a bargaining chip saying to the chinese we had a boat right on your doorstep something that the chinese have never been keen on
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they'll be another country concerned about this as well and that is north korea who've always spoken out against the idea of any american weapons in asia and again it could be used as a bargaining chip we know that donald trump is very keen to get some sort of deal with north korea on denuclearization by putting these missiles right their front door it gives then the north koreans an incentive to come up with some sort of deal in the near future so although nothing is going to happen in the immediate future we're talking about 18 months at the very end list it's clear that donald trump is using these a strategic markers for a white house that has often been accused of having no strategic thinking it seems a very strategic move thank you now as strikers hold all flights that the only functioning airport in libya's capital tripoli is meant to go port has come under repeat that attack since the war don't even have to launch an offensive to capture
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the city in april. well a conditional cease fires in place in northwest syria after a week of intensifying airstrikes on province the truce was brokered during peace talks and cousin the opposition says it will stick to the deal as long as the government does to. the turkey syria border. there is a cautious calm in rebel controlled southern and northern hummer russian and syrian warplanes have been repeatedly targeting towns like mark and for the past 3 months a cease fire that came into effect on friday night has brought some respect for people living in that corner of northwest syria who have lost so much. money i mean anything of the more long after all that happened isn't it too late for a ceasefire people have been displaced killed their homes destroyed but they are still scared to return to their homes. more than 400000 syrians have been displaced
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at least 800 civilians were killed their names documented by war monitors among the casualties 216 children but the syrian government and its allies failed to recapture ground probably opposition. always here before the russians with all their power were not able to make any gains along with the syrian regime they lost a lot of men and they were only able to take 2 or 3 villages and that's why they wanted the ceasefire early on the ground we are stronger. it proved to be a costly battle for the syrian government and its allies who reportedly suffered heavy losses in their ranks. the ceasefire was brokered by the backers of the opposition and the government turkey and russia but it is a conditional truce that puts pressure on turkey to create a demilitarized zone around the province free of weapons and fighters in line with the so-called saatchi memorandums the mainstream rebel factions left their
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positions in the planned zone last year but the strongest group at the leadership which many in the international community believe is still linked to al qaida refused it hasn't said if it will comply this time this issue a challenge for both sides for to get to implement the agreement. because today administration. can't couldn't do before so i personally think that there is. tremendous and. that there will be a new escalation of. the syrian opposition believes the government will eventually violate the cease fire and the bombing will resume if not in a few hours then in a few weeks or a few months it lips fate is up to russia and turkey they still want to maintain close relations and as long as there are geopolitical interests are aligned the conditions attached to the cease fire may be overlooked. because you have to mean
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all the united states has extended temporary protection against deportation for about 7000 syrians not means they'll be able to stay in the u.s. for at least 18 more months as questions and we discovered the extension offers them some consolation but not much. 31 year old ahead is a syrian activist who 1st came to the u.s. in 2015 to give a talk about the situation back home in 2011 she'd taken to the streets in her home city of aleppo to demand a more inclusive government started and i leave but we start that really they keep you people and then it started to be like 100 than thousands of thousands but what started as a protest movement quickly turned to a civil war as her family fled to turkey she stayed behind volunteer in a hospital you see like you see sometimes people are dying in front of your eyes
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you can't do anything to them who see how. good evening there. until the hospital like so much of her hometown was destroyed by government bombs. tossed i left walking and me because. i i stopped i couldn't see any want to get out worldwide some 14000000 syrians have been displaced by the ongoing war indiscriminate bombing continue to claim the lives of children and civilians syrians like the stoop who've been residing in the u.s. since 2016 have been granted temporary protective status that means they can work legally and for a further 18 months at least won't face deportation but those who work with refugees say so many more need help other syrians who came even hours later after that that are left without that protection and left in a really insecure position and really uncertain about what's going to happen next
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1st stooped has mixed feelings about staying as she can't leave the country to visit family or help people back home as you said be grateful and feel like you are the lucky person to be here at all and your people are under the bombardments. and there they have the life ultimately she wants to go home we are going but when this crazy regime is killing us but so far no one has been able or willing to protect them kristen salumi al jazeera new york times a short break here al-jazeera when we come back find out what's at stake in the latest round of talks in qatar between the u.s. and the taliban plus. i'm a solid at the refugee camp but i'll tell you what's being done to hold accountable as the victims of war crimes still of it just. shows he still got plenty in the time after 39 years old or about that 6 hour we can't feel.
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hello there fairly quiet picture across much of it the middle east the wind is there a little bit bristly that is pushing its way across the areas of jordan down across iraq and on down tools q 845 celsius the high few kuwait city on sunday 43 in baghdad we could season showers just all is northern coast but they could actually push into a little bit cooler on monday if they cool to 28 degrees that pretty feeling it fresh in the wake of those showers and 30 celsius and bay rouge on monday then we headed towards the model so make his presence felt in $244.00 celsius and it will be fairly breezy still very hot and still feel humid as well what you'll see here on sunday is really no sign of any clouds along these coastal areas of yemen and
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oman but we could have more cloud in the 4 calls as we head into monday but certainly a mix of cloud and sunshine but a very nice 32 in muscat than we had down into southern africa some good and welcome rain is on its way not just to cape tom go to the sliding by there. into durban warm day on sunday with 23 degrees 16 in cape town and we could also see some showers into the north of madagascar 22 and a monday. bigger and potentially more dangerous that's the best way to describe what's happening with a smoking alternative known as favorite i enjoy the taste of it and not get the harmful effects of what smoking does between 20132014 alone we start tripling in use among us high school students and head to head comparison ysaye versus conventional
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back a lot about top stories here on the al-jazeera police a fired tear gas in a new standoff with demonstrators in hong kong earlier thousands marched to call for an inquiry into police conduct on the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill. please of carried out a major operation in russia's capital to for the planned protest rally over a ban on opposition politicians riot officers descended on the square in central moscow making at least $600.00 arrests on sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition of finalized a constitutional agreement that deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022. measures to detect in the democratic republic of congo may only be identifying hot off of those with the disease a congolese response coordinator is also warning that the outbreak could last up to 3 years health workers are trying to contain it spread in the eastern city of goma
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4 cases have been identified. now the 8th round of u.s. taliban peace talks is taking place in doha senior officials said a peace agreement could be expected between the warring sides and would enable foreign forces to be withdrawn the taliban said it will not talk with the afghan government about the future of the country until the u.s. agrees to withdraw its troops or abdul hamid is at the doha talks with the latest. this latest round of talks again behind closed doors we have very little information of what is happening inside the meeting room but we do know that both the americans and the taliban have indicated that they were hopeful for a breakthrough now u.s. envoy zalmay khalilzad arrived friday evening in doha and he tweeted that he was hopeful for a peace agreement not the withdrawal agreement he said that the peace agreement would lead to a withdrawal a gradual withdrawal of foreign troops depending on what happens on the ground and
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if indeed the u.s. gets all of these counterterrorism guarantees that it wants from the taliban's namely that afghanistan will not be used as a base by armed groups to then carry out a plan planned attacks on foreign soil that al about on their side have also indicated that they were ready to reach this peace agreement they did say that they were waiting to hear from the americans they were hopeful to get the assurances they need on their side now we don't know how long these talks will last but certainly you do have kind of a positive message coming out from both sides of this thing if indeed a peace agreement is is reach then they will be talking about foreign troop withdrawal about 20000 of them her include in afghanistan 14000 being
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american soldiers the americans have said very clearly that that would be a gradual withdrawal but i think also more importantly if a peace agreement is indeed reached then it would pave the way for interim afghan talks which are crucial to bring some sort of stability to that country one of the talks of a diplomatic end to the conflict in afghanistan there's a renewed urgency to stop civilian casualties the u.n. says at least $1366.00 civilians were killed in the 1st. of this year that's slightly down from the same period in 2018 and to government forces including the taliban i saw responsible for $306.00 of those deaths while government forces killed at least $717.00 civilians and airstrikes largely by international forces have killed or injured $519.00 individuals including $150.00 children or saltimbocca is director of the sense of a conflict and humanitarian studies at the doha institute for graduate studies he joins us live now from london time this is the 8th round of peace talks taking
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place in doha so where are we now because the last time they talked about a timeline for withdrawal so are they any closer to that. well i think this round is very much a continuation of the last round which happened at the beginning of july then they reached the point of needing to sort out the timetable for the withdrawal as you can appreciate the conflict has been going on for 18 years or so there are great deal of mistrust between all sides not just between them eric and the taliban but also the americans the taliban's and the government in kabul and over the 18 years there's been a great buildup of forces and bases in afghanistan so from a taliban perspective they would like to see an immediate withdrawal and as soon as possible on the american side of course they would like to undertake an orderly withdrawal which also offers guarantees to the afghan government and the afghan
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people and the various political viewpoints in afghanistan that it is not going to be done in a rush everyone is still very conscious of what happened in iraq and do not wish to. rush to withdrawal from from up and stand but salt on the taliban have refused to negotiate directly with the afghan government so how much of a sticking point is this because there's a great deal of deep. mistrust between both sides. it's an important. point because if they the americans in reality can agree in principle with the taliban but for them to sign anything it has to be done with a government and for that to happen. needs to start thinking in terms of sharing power moving into a new government meant within afghanistan so the direct talks with the current
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government is really critical it is true that a year refused to recognize the government and so far they've refused to sit with them formally that actually but they have to clean for some officials particularly over the last round of intra talks that took place in in doha albeit in their personal capacity but they have started dialoguing with some of his shorts ok i hope now is that as they see the united states serious about to withdraw in exchange for counterterrorism measures and guarantees that they would warm up more to to the idea of talking directly to the government sultan what about the u.s. special envoy zalmay feels that i mean is he the right man to secure a deal in these talks and that the taliban trust him and take him seriously. i think so i think his proven himself over the last few months let me a fact that these talks have continued and interrupted for such
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a long period of time and a great deal has been achieved if you look to where we started is really clear loudly cretu to his personality his ability to to manage various parties this is not as it was started this is a very complex situation it's not just him speaking to the taliban there is a regional dimension to the conflict in afghanistan there is a local dimension there's a global dimension to do with counterterrorism but also many countries have interest in what goes on in afghanistan internationally so he's been working hard i think and and in relation to his ability to really identify and understand the language and the culture of the afghan this is very very important credit to him. and i think would be very difficult to to imagine anyone else being able to secure a deal. all right we have to leave it there sultan baraka thank you very much indeed for your time. just bring us some more now on the bone the outbreak in the
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democratic republic of congo our correspondent stephanie decker joins us live now from gali that's a neighboring rwanda. clearly struggling to contain this latest outbreak with dozens of new cases being discovered each week. that's right and according to doctors without borders there was a doubling in those numbers just over the last couple of months because this is of course a crisis that's been ongoing for about a year now daryn what is significant this time around is that for the 1st time they have 4 cases it is on the border with rwanda population of over $2000000.00 people there's a lot of cross border activity with people coming and going when it comes to trade it's pretty much a list the same city if you will with the with the road dividing it in terms of the 2 countries so their own didn't have stepped up their medical checks they're accused now on the border of people having to wash their hands their temperatures
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being checked but the challenge is this it's a very difficult virus to contain because it is policy by both the flu it's passed by sweat so even if you're standing in a queue for example it's hot and you touch someone sweat and then perhaps you touch your face it can be transmitted that way then you need to figure out once you find someone who has the virus who they came into contact with to test them vaccinate them it is very very difficult so i think this is a major challenge certainly going ahead not just for the d r c but concerning also for the bordering countries stuff and just very quickly i mean what more do we know about this controversial vaccine that they're trying to roll out. in the treatment and response process. you broke up there and i think you were also me about the vaccine i was you know the fish the f.d.a. recognized vaccine at the moment there is one vaccine being employed in the d r c
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it takes one shot it has a very high success rate according to the world health organization now what's controversial is that the pharmaceutical companies are trying to employ a 2nd vaccine now the health minister of the d r c resigned over this just recently why because there is a lot of suspicion already on the ground in these remote areas of the eastern d r c o foreigners coming in there wanting to vaccinate the people have become somewhat somewhat used to the one that's been employed for quite some time employing a 2nd vaccine and this maxine takes 2 shots and i think there's a 56 day in between period when the 2nd shot needs to be applied well this is what's causing the problem the trial is now starting in uganda and it is also expected to be carried out in the d r c but again it's the bigger question of pharmaceutical companies trying out their drugs in africa very controversial very loaded but certainly the good thing about the 1st vaccine is it does seem to be working all right stephanie beck of the in kigali stephanie thank you. 15 years
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since thousands of use e.t.s. in iraq were taken hostage killed or forced into exile by the communities demanding accountability for the crimes committed by special u.n. investigation team says it's making slow but steady progress have been devalued reports from the hook shooting child who tries to forget the pain suffered under years of icy rule. it's a hard task i still fighters used her as a sex slave the physical and emotional scars and estimated 7000 years women and girls were taken from many had to endure what shereen went through she's found her sons after i say lost it's lost territory in syria but her 2 daughters are still missing. i miss my daughter so much i would give my life if i could see them again. it's hard for her sons to readjust their forgotten their language and feel disconnected from the culture but one of
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her most painful memories is venturing lost her husband in sin jar. they dug a hole in the back yard killed several bodies we saw it in college a town behind a trench we saw many dead bodies couldn't go to see my husband i was banned from the place they killed many people that day. 5 years since the u.c. these were targeted by ice and mass graves are still being uncovered especially united nations investigative team to promote accountability for crimes committed by ice and. is currently examining evidence while most families in this are you see these the un body investigating ice a war crime says that she shot back everyone suffered under unitard is trying to hold. for the crimes that committed the un mandated investigative body says it's making progress but we've had some very you know major successes in terms of
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receiving information and evidence we have 600000 plus videos now we have received information from government authorities and best practices were needed for ensuring that evidence was collected in a way that it could be preserved and it could be admissible in different courts in different parts of the worlds. a forensic lab has been set up to test d.n.a. samples from us craves experts are seeking more funding to improve and expedite their work the director told us that matching d.n.a. samples is a complicated task that requires comparing samples from mosque graves with victims' families some are still in syria and many others are living abroad then the one of the indian what we're looking for missing bodies and most are in mass graves located in remote areas of these places are full of landmines and it gets very hot in areas like sin jaw and the staff can only work during early hours of the morning
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. regardless of the challenges involved thousands of years of these in camps like this one want justice and even though they want to move on with their lives many like shereen don't want to return to their homes and jar she says the place has horrible memories and she'd rather wait to be reunited with their daughters as long as that may take some of the job it out of there about to come home. thousands of troops are patrolling in indian administered kashmir after the cancellation of a hindu pilgrimage which security forces say was being targeted for attacks against civilians but some say the deployment could be a way for the government to broaden its control of the disputed area. reports. it's a yearly pilgrimage up the himalayan mountains more than 300000 hindus make the journey every here to pray at the aamer not showing an indian administered kashmir but pilgrims and tourists have been told to leave immediately security forces say they
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found explosives meant to target a route used by progress but i guess this was an i mean. we were told that because of militant activities and threats the pilgrimage had to be cancelled were very sad but what can we do the military has now been called in india has deployed at least $10000.00 additional troops in the kashmir valley a disputed area claimed by both india and pakistan fear of a violent escalation led to panic among some residents who began to stockpile on fuel medicine and food or to storm. it does better. the peace in kashmir. i can assure you i'm baffled that jim's going to force there this very not be allowed to happen there's also mistrust of india's government and its intentions skeptics fear deploying more troops could be part of a broader plan to deny channeling kashmir special autonomy status it's an
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indication ok fine they are concerned about the security of the tourists and the arteries but what about the security of the people and i think what message are they giving to the kashmiris that they don't care about them that they have the absolutely no concern about them concerns include the removal of a section of the constitution that gives employment and land benefits exclusively to residents of the muslim majority state room of the body for days we've heard rumors that article $35.00 a will be revoked and now that the government issued an advisory pilgrims and tourists tensions are even higher people are really worried since the late 1980 s. tens of thousands of people have been killed in the region and the recent deployment of so many troops is causing concern. india insist it's a way to ensure the safety of pilgrims but many wonder if the troops will remain even after all the visitors are gone. katia llopis of the young al-jazeera.
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not in every thing and several latin american countries the digital platforms are helping people find jobs but the work can be perilous and many people end up working long hours for low pay another benefits trends about reports from going to sars. a regular sighting when a site is delivery workers waiting outside restaurants pharmacies and supermarkets willing to deliver to you whatever you may need. if you got a look this has been living in one of site is for 4 years he's from venezuela and says that thanks to this job he can send money back home every week. i am thankful to argentina for giving me a home i work 10 hours a day from monday to monday it is nonstop buses allows me to make a living. and everybody is not alone as there are thousands of people in when a society is one making a living like this these days as delivery apps have become a showpiece for the up and coming tech industry this new delivery applications
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generate much needed jobs in a country like argentina that is going through an economic crisis but where unions complain of poor favor things a lack of ensuring coverage for workers they face putting employees had risk. and that's why a judge suspended the apps on friday he demanded companies should pay for safety gear for those who work for them. it's not clear when the ban will belief did. a deal is now working for an ip he received a heart transplant 6 years ago and says this is the only place where he can work because most companies won't hire him he works every day and makes about $500.00 a month. we work for the companies because it's the only thing we can find but they make us pay for helmets clothes backpack to take things in the end you make very little money. a few weeks ago at delivery a worker was run over by
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a car in the message one of the company workers asked him to take a picture of the product he was carrying the man responded he was unable to move and the text message with the company went to fire all because it had stains of blood. labor unions insist workers are being exploited because they're underpaid and have no benefits. we are trying to get these new apps to respect the law we are not against them or new technology but we need them to be responsible for the people that work for them they treat the delivery workers as collaborators and they're not if they work with the companies someone should be responsible the companies insist the apps are meant to help people get extra cash using digital platforms like uber but 11 america it has become a main source of income that attracts mostly vulnerable people with little chances
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of standing up to defend their rights. when a site is. but i will the sport a 1st for this formula one driver. roll for more of the. following 2 fatal crashes in the past year boeing decided to brown the brand new 7 through 7 x. but this wasn't the 1st time that grounded a new aircraft back in 2013 the 77 dreamliner ran into trouble when the battery caught fire but as al-jazeera as an investigative unit discovered there was more to the problem than just smoking batteries. rewind of broken dreams the boeing 787 on al-jazeera. when the news breaks. when people need to be heard and the story needs to be told to go through to the ground or we're died last
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week mexico you know to stay with exclusive interviews and in-depth reports we committed to the mission why is it shipped to use iraq as teams on the ground to bring the world winning documentaries and news. ok multiples move forward here thank you so manjoo zimbabwe cricketers say they'll play for free on an effort to keep the sport alive and the country the games governing body the i.c.c. has suspended the nation's cricket union because of government interference it's
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a huge fall from grace for cricket in zimbabwe the country was granted full membership status in 1902 the same year they beat england at the world cup in 1905 host zimbabwe won their 1st test match and innings victory over pakistan 4 years later they just missed out on reaching the world cup semi finals they were pegged to the last 4 by new zealand but by 2003 the game was reflecting the political unrest in the country henry olonga and andy flower wore black armbands during a world cup match to protest against the robert mugabe regime the current suspension is the latest setback for the men's and women's game. reports. everyone here says they just want to play international cricket but right now that's not possible the international cricket council the world governing body has suspended zimbabwe of a government interference in the running of the sports which is a breach of the i.c.c.
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constitution for us it came at a time when the day before we supposed to go for an island in the hall so you can imagine being in camp for a couple of weeks actually really had been looking forward to it and then just the day before we'd been told that there's no more funding because you know we would have had been suspended. the suspension came after the entire zimbabwe national cricket board was suspended by the country sports and recreation commission last month for a list maladministration and interim committee is now in charge many players are frustrated and nervous time is running out we need to go to the global qualifiers if a decision is not made as soon as possible we are going to miss that miss out on that and we would have killed people scary as these girls only know cricket. and to the situation is resolved there's little or no money for salaries tours and development programmes zimbabwe's economic environment is tough and like other
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sports cricket is getting little support from sponsors and corporations most of its funding comes from the international cricket council and some fear that could now mean the end of zimbabwe playing internationally. zimbabwean officials insist there has been no political interference in cricket saying the interim board is day to examine the finances of the association and investigate claims of 50 fraud and corruption in the sport he added elections next year but those directly affected say there's only one way to resolve this crisis is just basically asked for the unconditional reinstatement of the board and then only been there allows back into the set up of the last big into the i.c.c. so i think for now that's just the only solution that there is i think up previously it been a little bit more dialogue between the 2 parties before dices it made their ruling maybe there would have been maybe a little bit of a little something else to look at but now i think since you basically put it in
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black and white the only thing that has to be done is to to reinstate the board. but the players are not giving up the women's national cricket team is still practicing in case the matter is results soon. and. that means they'll be ready to take part in the i.c.c. women's t 20 world cup global qualify in scotland in a few weeks the question now is who will back down 1st in the stalemate zimbabwe with the i.c.c. . al-jazeera. australia are having a difficult start to their 2nd innings in the 1st ashes test in birmingham england's bowlers are on top in the final session of the day they've got australia down to 59 for 2 that means australia still trailed by 31. west indies batsman chris gayle is showing that he's still as deadly as ever at 39 years old the opener smash 32 off just one over from hochstein international should up
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khan at a domestic t 20 events in canada gael said he wanted to quit international cricket after the world cup but later changed his mind is missing the windies current t 20 series with india but will be rejoining the squad for the one day series beginning next week. red bulls match for stop and will start sunday's hunt gehring graeme preferred pole position the 29 year old dutch driver qualified fastest on saturday to grab the 1st pool position of his career joining for stopping on the front row is finland's valtteri bottas who was 2nd quickest both mercedes team mates and current world championship leader lewis hamilton will race from 3rd on the grid and a 1st inning grand slam decided the latest installment of one of baseball's great rivalries i want to take you straight to the i think. that. you're right labor tour is effort helping the your yankees to
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a 4 to 2 win over the boston red sox defending world series champions boston have now lost 5 straight games for the 1st time since 2015. and that is all your sport for now more later back to you daryn florence on cue that's it for me daryn jordan for the news hour don't go away i'll be back in a moment with much more of those mistakes you. the palestine national locust was 1st founded in the 1930 s. but has had to be revived in 2010 all was very important for me to think in
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palestine now musicians from all over the world come together to perform in the occupied territories good for nothing it's like every palestinian living in the aspirant felt it was the 1st time they performed using their identity al-jazeera world hears music as a force for unity the diaspora orchestra. new leaders plays children in this refugee camp the latest victims of the unending sectarian violence in central african republic among them are survivors of unspeakable violence 10 year olds work as mother is dead her father is gone killed because they were christian by their own muslim neighbors this is the least you home an overcrowded refugee camp of 23000 people surrounded by armed militia groups celine wants answers she says she wants to be asking the questions and so we traded places inch took the microphone will we find peace how can we make the violence stop when will i be able to return
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home a conflict that is now considered to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis how many have to die like this or stop these parts is really for sale and investigation into how billions of euros are made from supplying arms to saudi arabia a leader of the coalition fighting a war in the south the case is interesting to watch for the amount of money involved yemen war profiteers on al-jazeera. tens of thousands of protesters and police again face off on the streets of hong kong. down jordan is al-jazeera live from doha also coming up no dissent allowed russian
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police make matter rest for a protest of the elections in moscow. on the road to democracy is the military and opposition agree on a transition plan and elections. on the perils of working in latin america's big economy the road with delivery workers are plenty of jobs but. a new standoff between police and protesters has been taking place in hong kong tens of thousands of demonstrators have marched on saturday in the past 9 hours police fired tear gas after police station was vandalized the protest began with a rally at a park with crowds and marching through a main shopping district is the 3rd consecutive day of demonstrations in the territory testers want an inquiry into police handling of weeks of unrest and there was draw of a controversial extradition bill with andrew thomas joins us live now from hong kong to sort of bring us up to date with what's been happening today because we
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understand earlier protesters had been attacking a local police station. they were about 3 hours ago now daren there was a play station on nathan road which is one of the main shopping streets on the cow loon side of hong kong harbor and that really became the focal point for the big protest that followed a peaceful and authorized project test early on saturday one that the place had given permission for and protesters there were walking about 3 kilometers kill 2 and from a pause well a lot of persistence broke away from that i mean that tens of thousands started massing on nathan road with this main shopping straight using barricades to block it off at both ends and then really messing around this play station throwing rocks at it using long sticks to smash cars inside the compound the place compound as well and after about an hour and a half of this the place moved in with tear gas and slowly but surely it didn't
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happen in one go but slowly but surely moved the protest is back down nathan road as you can see now most are now drifting off and going back home so this could have really come to a head even the place seemed to deal with it reasonably swiftly with this tear gas and reasonably calmly but yet again protests started peaceful have ended with some violence some confrontation and this is just the 1st day of a weekend of protests we're expecting 2 more on sunday and then on monday a general strike is being political. and you know protests still these protests show no sign of dying down there and i'm drew is there a sense of the protest is almost goading the police into making some kind of response. well they wouldn't see it that way but certainly as an independent observer if you like watching what they were doing then yes it did feel like that a lot of protesters came clearly expecting confrontation they came with gas masks
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they came wearing helmets most have covered their faces now they say they were very legitimate reasons for that they don't want down the line there are pictures captured by c.c.t.v. cameras to be identified and then to be arrested of course they flip side of that is it means that though that much of our anonymous when they do we will grow you know lower level but violent things throwing rocks at the play station are still some protesters opening up the bottom of the traffic light and stepping through the wires there for taking that traffic light out of action they say the protesters told me that on monday when this general strike is going on they really want to shut down hong kong and won't way to do that is to snarl traffic well they say they need all these things for protection from the place have been heavy handed in the past but of course it does look pretty provocative when they're hurling rocks at the police stations they protesters no side again say that peaceful process simply has not worked here in the past they had of well over a 1000000 people taking to the streets in june to get rid of these controversial
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extradition laws not that time the government took very little notice it was only when the protests started turning lower level of violence in june and july they say that the government to get a notice whatsoever they feel they need to keep the pressure on with this low level bottoms are to under thomas there in hong kong andrew thank you. and police have carried out a major operation in russia's capital to foil a planned protest rally over a ban on some opposition local election candidates offices and riot gear arrived in force around a square in the center of moscow and made at least 600 arrests opposition groups were planning to march along main roads for a 3rd week they're protesting against the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the moscow city council election last week about 4900 demonstrators were arrested. has more now from moscow. the massive security operation the mesko authorities are mounted seems to have worked entrances they've not allowed protesters to come here which is land of the focal point. of the protest march.
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is the police have been moving from their position here they've been going into the crowds and arresting people taking them off. you can just. now. then have their id checks they had a reason to be here for example. some journalists that have been detained. protesters rather have been taken to a local police station where they've been going through the administrative process now we've been speaking to one of the opposition activists who told us that 1000000 people out on the streets this protest movement is actually going to. want the protesters who are protesting the fact that the elections take place in september and they're worried that it's being rigged in favor ruling party candidates that are going to be loyal to united russia the ruling party now so that may finally be
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on the road to a new democratic future 4 months after president omar bashir is rule was brought to an end the military ginger that's ruled since april and the main opposition groups have reached a constitution agreement it's expected to lead to the formation of a transitional government to run sudan until elections in 2. 22 when the deal's not yet been signed but the opposition coalition say they'll appoint sudan's prime minister. the cabinet will have no more than 20 ministers the freedom for change alliance will nominate the prime minister he will then be appointed by the sovereign council and the prime minister will then form a cabinet and that cabinet will need to be confirmed by the sovereign council while a draft says the paramilitary rapid support force blamed for a crackdown that killed dozens of protesters will be brought under the command of the armed forces reports. in the early hours of saturday an announcement that
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sudan's military giunta and the opposition coalition had agreed on how to govern the country they fleshed out the details on the makeup and functions of a transitional government until elections in 3 years in the new. i'm very pleased in the name of the african mediation and to respect the delegations to declare to the sudanese people and the international community that the 2 delegations have fully agreed on the constitutional project. was. the reaction was immediate on the streets of carter. announcing the deal african union envoy mohamed has on the but gave no detail about the contents of the declaration he said talks are continuing on how and when it would be signed. during the negotiations the military council ceded to demands for justice over the killing of at least 6 people including 4 schoolchildren at a protest earlier in the wake of 9 soldiers were detained was
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a victory for tains of thousands of sudanese who had marched demanding justice for the deaths they get if i get that and that it was certainly a horrible massacre we pray the situation improves and that the right of the students are not neglected blood for blood and punishment is a must was. protesters have been flexing their muscle since december. restoration started with the economy president omar al bashir was in the cross he is the number of protests grew along with their demands until bashir was removed in a military coup in april general says off the military council the protesters demanded civilians take the lead in the transition they start a decision outside the army he called his forcing military rulers to begin talks over how to share power. on june 3rd security forces raided that demonstration they
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killed more than 100 people and injured many more talks resume to months later mediated by the african union anything europea the 1st breakthrough came on july 17th leading to the signing of a political agreement between the military jointer and the opposition coalition they agreed on and live in person transitional council with representatives from both sides and a rotating leadership. the disagreements had remained over the wording of constitutional changes now with the details agreed and a signing imminent sudanese people have a roadmap to a more peaceful future shallop ballasts al-jazeera artillery shelling has halted all flights of the only functioning airport in libya's capital tripoli is missing or airport has come under repeated attacks and the warlords after launch an offensive to capture the city in april. well but a trade route between south korea and japan has led to more rallies in seoul that
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dispute escalated on friday when south korea was removed from tokyo's favor trading nations list sold says it's not considering scrapping and intelligence sharing packed his bride. the former site of japan's embassy is often the focal point for protests against japan. after the removal of south korea from tokyo's list of preferential trade partners this protest was especially passionate . this is them declaring economic war and firing the 1st shot where you born on the campus of my heart goes out to the japanese to have politicians who act like this. it's a deepening dispute borne out of decades old animosities supported by those old enough to have experienced japanese colonial occupation in the last century. along with young people born in this century. many south koreans have been boycotting
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anything japanese avoiding holidays to the country causing airlines to cancel flights refusing to buy japanese goods helped in this tech savvy society by apps that tell you instantly which goods to avoid a government level the mood is palpable from the frosty like this recent meeting between foreign ministers. to the heated. this exchange between japan's foreign minister and the south korean envoy. south korea says it will retaliate by taking japan off its list of preferential trade partners as this dispute deepens with the leaders of the 2 countries seem willing all relabel to back down. japan's prime minister shinzo wants to see his country become more assertive in dealings with its neighbors and the trade restrictions against south korea are popular at
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home. his counterpart moon j.n. of south korea was carried into the presidency on a wave of people power popularity after the forced resignation and impeachment of his predecessor the south koreans change their government so there's a heightened sense of pride that they are shaping their democracy and awaken democracy can't take japan's recent actions sitting down that's why we're seeing this expression of anger. the economies of both countries are likely to be harmed in this tit for tat wrangle but for now settling old scores seems an irresistible force. of macbride al-jazeera soul. also to come here an al-jazeera including a day after the u.s. crops its main arms control treaty with russia his defense secretary says he wants intermediate range missiles into more in the states.
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hello there still more very heavy rain across southern and southwestern areas of china but also across into northern vietnam if this mass you can see here and this is the remnants of what was tropical storm we now will continue to weaken the winds still very gusty but not such a little storm strength for those rains very extensive another couple of very wet days across into hanoi 30 celsius for you there on sunday and 30 celsius well into hong kong 33 is the high in shanghai and you can see not really much change as we head into monday those rains are just becoming much more extensive pushing right the way across into myanmar as you can see 28 celsius in a young girl may be a better day monday in hong kong but the sunny plenty of moisture around and it'll feel humid with a high of. sunny very humid across much of india in fact you can see on the
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satellite not much break there from the monsoon rains the only state really not seeing the rain at the moment is actually up to the north into utah pradesh new delhi 33 mostly dry there is the charles the thunderstorm but certainly not the prolonged rains that we're seeing in most other states in fact on monday those rains very very heavy along the western ghats on pushing further south into carola state as well and a wet day in katmandu at 27. america is divided like never before inside is so convinced that they're absolutely correct that the other side is dangerous people in power investigates how partisan politics are raiding the civil norms vital to american democracy every indicator shows america to be the least well functioning democracy of any established. one of the
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strange death of american civility on al-jazeera. welcome back to come out of the top stories here this hour has been another day of mass protests in hong kong demonstrators have blocked roads outside a police station and calhoun district they want to inquire into the police handling of weeks of demonstrations. there's been a major police operation in russia's capital to for the protest over a ban on the opposition politicians police in riot gear have made at least $600.00 arrests in central moscow. and sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition not finalized the constitution agreement that deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections 2022 and. now
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a conditional cease fires in place in northwest syria after a week of intensifying as strikes on it le bron's the truce was brokered during peace talks in kazakhstan the opposition says it will stick to the deal as long as the government does to zenda has more now. on the turkey syria border. there is a cautious calm in rebel controlled southern and northern hama russian and syrian warplanes have been repeatedly targeting towns like moderate moment for the past 3 months a cease fire that came into. the fact on friday night has brought some respect for people living in that corner of northwest syria who have lost so much. money i mean anything that the more law after all that happened isn't it too late for a cease fire people have been displaced killed their homes destroyed but they are still scared to return to their homes. more than 400000 syrians have been displaced at least 800 civilians were killed their names documented by war monitors among the
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casualties 216 children but the syrian government and its allies failed to recapture ground probably opposition. always here before with the russians with all their power were not able to make any gains along with the syrian regime they lost a lot of men and they were only able to take 2 or 3 villages and that's why they wanted the ceasefire early on the ground we are stronger i don't want to have our. it proved to be a costly battle for the syrian government and its allies who reportedly suffered heavy losses in their ranks. the ceasefire was brokered by the backers of the opposition and the government turkey and russia but it is a conditional truce that puts pressure on turkey to create a demilitarized zone around it the province free of weapons and fighters in line with the so-called saatchi memorandums the mainstream rebel factions left their positions in the planned zone last year but the strongest group at the leadership
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which many in the international community believe is still linked to al qaida refused it hasn't said if it will comply this time this issue a challenge for both sides for to get to implement the agreement. because today administration. can't couldn't do before so i personally think that there is. and. that there would be a new escalation of. the syrian opposition believes the government will eventually violate the cease fire and the bombing will resume if not in a few hours then in a few weeks or a few months it lips fate is up to russia and turkey they still want to maintain close relations and as long as there are geopolitical interests are aligned the conditions attached to the cease fire may be overlooked. because you have to have
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al-jazeera arabic. went to lead to investigate the damage from the air strikes. over there at the hospital and briefly about general being can shake a little of southern countryside is considered to be the most intensive doing targeted area in the 4th deescalation zone hit by the artillery misawa air strikes from the syrian regime backed by its russian ally this is been the case since the launch of the recent campaign in february last and specifically the days before the cease fire came into effect in the fall. even on the 1st day the ceasefire can shaken was shelled by missiles and artillery on our way into cancer can we met many families returning to live in southern countryside we did expected dozens of families to have remained inside the city but when we reached the heart of the city and walked around we found none only very few numbers of those who have returned to collect some of their positions and go back to the areas then they are displaced. destruction to the cities buildings an infrastructure is of indescribable magnitude
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including medical centers schools even the civil defense centers many buildings were leveled to the ground entire neighborhoods were reduced to ashes. if we were to picture ourselves in the shoes of any of the residents who would think of returning here we would have turned back simply because of the message destruction . it is worth noting that can shake used to be home 210-0000 civilians who ran for their lives amid the massive military campaign even as we filmed this report about 3 recon planes are hovering above our heads combing the entire city the us defense secretary marcus per se as he's in favor of putting intermediate range missiles in asia the comments come just a day after the u.s. withdrew from an arms control treaty with russia. sitting the asia pacific region is expected to meet several leaders alan fisher has more now from washington d.c. . the timing of this is very interesting coming a day after the united states pulled out of
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a reagan era nuclear treaty with russia but nothing is going to happen anytime soon mark the secretary of defense saying it will take at least 18 months before any deployment could get underway and of course we have a presidential election in the next 18 months so there is the possibility that this might not happen a tall now there are 2 things we don't know 1st of all where is the united states going to place these weapons they have a number of bases and allies they can pick from but there's also a number of countries who would be willing to horse these weapons if the price was right the 2nd thing we don't know what type of missiles although mark says they will be conventional in nature which seems to rule out any idea of nuclear weapons being placed by the united states across asia 2 countries won't be happy about this one is china they have already warned against u.s. weapons being placed anywhere near what the see as their front doorstep but donald
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trump wants any new nuclear deal to include china it wasn't involved in the reagan era treaty its capability has changed remarkably since that period in the 1980 s. and so donald trump is perhaps leading this down as a negotiating chip also north korea which has spoken out about u.s. aggression in the area would see that as just this sort of thing and therefore they would be keen that the united states doesn't do this but as we know donald trump is involved in negotiations with north korea with kim jong un to denuclearize north korea so again this could be seen as a bargaining chip for a white house that has often been accused of a lack of strategic thinking it appears that this announcement is a very strategic move police in thailand are looking for 2 suspects believed to be behind a series of bombings in the capital bangkok on friday they released these images of the moment a bomb exploded in a shopping mall police say at least 9 explosives were planted but not all detonated
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the attacks coincided with a major political summit attended by southeast asian foreign ministers 2 other men arrested. a group of musicians from thailand who criticize the military and monarchy have arrived in france they say they intend to seek asylum for some of the many tired dissidents who've gone abroad after a military coup in 2014 since then several prominent critics of other disappeared and killed in the nation's government is assessing the damage in its southwest region after an earthquake struck on friday at least one person was killed and several injured and as many as 200 homes were damaged the magnitude 6.8 quake forced many people to leave the area at least 1000 are in temporary shelters bangladesh is experiencing its worst recorded outbreak of dengue fever with more than 4900 people diagnosed in a single day 17000 of contracted the disease this year with at least 14 people dying the outbreak began in the capital dhaka and has since spread in the
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philippines is considering reintroducing a controversial dang a vaccine following an outbreak that's already killed 450 people this year the vaccine program was stopped in 2017 after several children died this year the philippines is reported more than 100000 cases of dengue fever. measures to detective boland the democratic republic of congo may only be identifying half of those with the disease congolese response coordinator is also warning the outbreak could last up to 3 years health workers are trying to contain it spread in the eastern city of goma for cases have been confirmed there. when the democratic republic of congo has seen a bullet cases doubled in the last 3 months the relief agency doctors without borders says the number of new cases is averaging between 75 or 100 each week at least 2700 people have been infected in the 2nd worst outbreak in history the virus has killed at least 800 people in the past year and stephanie decker has the latest
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now from the rwandan capital figure. what the authorities in the d.r. see now want to do is to tackle this crisis at a local level they want local doctors to engage with the community to talk to people to educate them about hygiene washing their hands and also to accept a vaccine particularly to the people that have been deemed as coming into close contact with those who have the virus this is the problem with it once you identify a person who has been infected with you then need to trace back all the people that they have come into contact with you need to test them you need to vaccinate them and potentially quarantine them and this is also why it's become a renewed concern if you will because this crisis has been going on for about a year now in the d r c but because 4 cases were discovered in goma on the border with iran and a city of over 2000000 people so there is that that concern of cross border. but that hasn't happened yet so what the rwandan authorities have done is beefed up
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their health screenings at the border they've been training their health workers anyway and they are also carrying out drills in the hospitals just to be prepared but having said that they've never had a case of a boat here. sworn in this new governor luis these appointments to me has to be confirmed by the u.s. senate crowds have been celebrating in the streets since ricardo stepped down from the role he was forced to resign after a scandal of a text messages and corruption allegations. well delivery up saw thriving in several latin american countries the digital platforms are helping people find jobs but the work can be perilous and many end up working long hours for low pay and the benefits there is about reports from what is ours. a regular sight team when a site is delivery workers waiting outside restaurants pharmacies and supermarkets willing to deliver to you whatever you may need. if you got
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a look this has been living in one of site is for 4 years he's from venezuela and says that thanks to this job he can send money back home every week. i am thankful to argentina for giving me a home i work 10 hours a day from monday to monday it is nonstop buses allows me to make a living. and everybody is not alone as there are thousands of people in when a society is making a living like this these days as delivery apps have become a showpiece for the up and coming tech industry this new delivery applications generate much needed jobs in a country like argentina that is going through an economic crisis but may where unions complain of poor favor a lack of ensuring coverage for workers they face putting employees had risk. and that's why a judge suspended the apps on friday he demanded companies should pay for safety
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gear for those who work for them. it's not clear when the ban will belief did. a deal is now working for a happy he received a heart transplant 6 years ago and says this is the only place where he can work because most companies won't hire him he works every day and makes about $500.00 a month. we work for the companies because it's the only thing we can find but they make us pay for helmets clothes backpack to take things in the end you make very little money. a few weeks ago at delivery a worker was run over by a car in the message one of the company workers asked him to take a picture of the product he was carrying the man responded he was unable to move and the text message with the company went to fire 0 because it had stains of blood . labor unions insist workers are being exploited because they're underpaid
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and have no benefits. we are trying to get these new apps to respect the law we are not against them or new technology but we need them to be responsible for the people that work for them they treat the delivery workers as collaborators and they're not if they work with the companies someone should be responsible the companies insist the apps are meant to help people get extra cash using digital platforms like uber but 11 america it has become a main source of income that attracts mostly vulnerable people with little chances of standing up to defend their rights. when a site is. part of the headlines on al-jazeera a new standoff between police and protesters has been taking place in hong kong tens of thousands of demonstrators marched on saturday in the past 10 hours police
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fired tear gas after a police station was vandalized protests began with a rally at a park with crowds and marching through a main shopping district is the 3rd consecutive day of demonstrations in the territory and police have carried out a major operation in russia's capital to foil a planned protest rally over a ban on some opposition local election candidates. officers in riot gear arrived in force around a square in the center of moscow and made at least $600.00 arrests opposition groups were planning to march along main roads for the 3rd week there protesting against the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates in the moscow city council election last week about 49 demonstrators were arrested in one card has more. protest is already been taken to a local police station where they've been going through the administrative process now we've been speaking to one of the opposition activists iraqi told us that a 1000000 people out on the streets this protest movement is actually going to
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wither and die and that's exactly what these want the protesters who are protesting the fact that the moscow city elections take place in september and they're worried that it's being rigged in favor of. candidates that are going to be loyal to united russia the ruling party sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition have finalized a constitutional agreement that deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022 it also strips powers from the paramilitary rapid support forces who've been blamed for killing dozens of protesters measures to detective boland the democratic republic of congo may only be identifying hoth of those with the disease a company's response coordinator is also warning the outbreak could last up to 3 years health workers are trying to contain it spread in the eastern city of goma where 4 cases have been confirmed there for those headlines the news
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continues here on al-jazeera after people in power stations are watching. long one on. the on the and. america seems more disunited than at any point in recent history is politics undermined bipartisan divisions consensus on almost anything impossible to achieve so what's tweaking the policies that once held a huge democracy together where could this quickly in the 1st of 2 sparks reports
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the base at least has been to investigate. the all along. america today is a house divided now by slavery which abraham lincoln warned would lead to the us civil war of the 260 s. but by toxic partisanship between democrats and republicans the nation's 2 main parties are angry at democrats because of what they do to our country right now we have people in congress that hate our country. we have a president who intentionally purposely trying to go boy a dog loved by the cold i was scared by our agenda republicans have become
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complicit in bringing down the character of the united states president trump keeps just fooling knowing it that character and our republican friends think your shrug their shoulders. partisan rancor has worsened since the release this year of special counsel robert mother's report on his investigation of president trump and russian interference in the 2016 presidential race appreciate very much what mr muller did for the country. i have read most of the report for me. it is republicans believe that the mother report clear trump the real scandal they claim is that the f.b.i. spied on his campaign has the f.b.i. ever launched a counterintelligence investigation of another president that you're aware of not to my knowledge that's the real crisis here if this can go on in the united states of america we don't have a democracy anymore democrats counter that mothers report provides ample evidence
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that the president obstructed justice and committed other misdeeds that warrantees impeachment we took an oath to protect and serve the constitution of the united states of america and the way we do that is we began in pitchmen proceedings now. each side is so convinced that they are absolutely correct that they are morally. and truly correct that the other side is dangerous liana mason is a professor at the university of maryland a recent book on civil agreement examines why partisan polarization in incivility are so extreme now in the united states trump isn't the cause of a lot of discord that we're seeing he probably makes it worse. but but one of the things he has done is actually to bring out into the open these divides that have been accumulating between the parties so you argue that the democrats and republicans represent 2 mega identities today we've seen
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a process of what i call social sorting and what that means is that basically between the 1960 s. and now the parties have grown more socially distinct from each other their republican party has become largely white christian rural somewhat more male and the democratic party is sort of everyone else and so it starts to feel like every election isn't just about our parties competing it's about our racial groups and our religious groups and our geographical groups and if you lose it's not just your party that lost it's all the things that make up your individual identity all the groups that you feel attached to its almost like they've all lost to this sorting of people into 2 political camps fuel stereotyping and distrust in the 2018 poll by nielsen 70 percent of republicans and 60 percent of democrats agreed that the opposing party is a serious threat to the united states as we become more socially distinct as
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partisans it's a lot easier to dehumanised the other group and so we start to think of the other side as not only opponents but actually enemies and dangerous why is the rise of partisan mega identities a threat to democratic norms but the constitution wasn't written for parties if you care only about whether your party wins or loses and you care about nothing else then there is no. running there is no accountability there's no impeachment the only thing that matters is beating the other side and being winners again. in order to investigate political division in the us what americans think about toxic partisanship and where it's taking the country we headed to north carolina the state is a hotbed of partisan conflict north carolina is ground 0 when it comes to polarization and that's been true for decades now rob christiansen is a political author and reporter and worked at the rally news in observer for 45 years the problem trying to figure out the state of the strategists is that the
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states not one thing it's many things that has a little bit of alabama in it state has a little bit of silicon valley in it state has a little bit of berkeley in it the state has little bit of harlem in it i mean it's a really interesting mix and a very volatile mix in 2020 the republican national convention will be held in north carolina underscoring the state's importance in the presidential race north carolina has been very very close and almost every presidential election in recent decades barack obama carried north talented $1008.00 but it was a small slaughter of any state kerry and so the closeness of races means both parties think they can win it one day we're going to win the great state of north. 2016 donald trump campaigned hard in north carolina and won it by 3 and a half points donald trump was in part a backlash against barack obama i think it was just total shock and an acceptance by some substantial minority of the population to see
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a black man as president states in 2007 whites in the rest were just as likely to identify with democrats as republicans who bites fled the party during obama's presidency by 2016 that was a difference of 15 percentage points do you think race is at the core of polarization in north carolina and the nation as a whole race is certainly. a very very powerful issue of women having yet come to grips with north carolina played an important role in the american civil rights movement in 1964 african-american college students in greensboro sat down in a white only lunch counter at worst apartment stored daughter coffee they were arrested sparking a bunch counter sitting that lasted for 6 months so how old were you when you participated in the greens were i was 19 years old student at binik college and we had just gotten the word that a bond johnson picketed at woolworths and sat at the counter herself she currently
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serves on the greensboro city council. when the 4 gas set down here we were so excited that it was an opportunity to get rid of some of that injustice that we had been experiencing all our lives what was life like for african-americans here in north carolina in 1960 i'm the product of segregated schools they're gay that waiting rooms colored and white water fountains sydney in the back of the bus so it was it was harmful it was terrible how did the word sit in come to an end it came to a new when the mayor and the powers that be get together and they began to open businesses to african-americans to restaurants and facilities to and it spread like wildfire this is not a tactic that could work the woodward sit in was a catalyst for a youth led sit in movement that helped create momentum for the passage of the civil rights act of 1964 in the 1965 voting rights act moderate democrats led the
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fight for the legislation setting the stage for the regional sort in between the parties that we see today i do date this back to the mid 1960 s. when the democratic party chose to be the party of civil rights that really angered a huge portion of the people who identified as democrats namely white southern democrats the changes gradually for some people but it helped pull away a lot of conservative democrats into republican for they started voting for people like george wallace who was a democrat although he ran some point this 3rd party and then essentially they began crossing over to voting for richard nixon or ronald reagan or down to that this is happening all across the south dividing up along racially polarized lines but you know that's true down. a good example of this racial shift between the parties took place in the north county north carolina there were once plantations with slaves here and in kinston there is a replica of a confederate gunship in the center of town at the visitor center we met up with
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mike parker the commander of the local chapter of the sons of confederate veterans all of us are descendants of confederate soldiers more manned in the civil war than died in all the other wars we've ever fall put down here it involved almost every family and this is one reason i think why in the south the civil war is such a big deal there are about 800 sons of confederate veterans chapters across the american south how big a battle was it here the lines went on for several miles too bloody civil war battles were fought in kinston are you concerned about the divisions in american society today yes i'm concerned because it shows a tremendous lack of open mindedness and respect down here is there a racial split between the parties i would say most african-americans are a service democrats and probably 2 thirds of white voters are registered as
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republicans so that's a shift from years past yes do you think that racial tensions got worse as a result of president obama being elected to the presidency it's too easy to just say well he was a black man therefore white people didn't like him. there are there are people who just say look we don't want socialism we don't want these huge government programs and i think obama also put in you know he constantly seemed to me to play a race card what race card do you think he played i think he played a card i think he played the blackguard. do you support president trunk i support him oh many things i think his economic policies are sound i think his position on trying to secure our borders is signed on. and parker supported president trump's response to in august 2017 unite the right rally in charlottesville virginia trump acquitted white supremacist organizers of protesters who came to confront but i
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should be. i think is blame on both sides and i have no doubt about it and you don't have any doubt about it either growl he was organized to protest the removal of a statue of confederate general robert e. lee violence or rocked it in more than 30 injured in a counter protester dead. but you also had people that were. very fine people on both sides he wasn't talking about there being good people among the white supremacy and client and there were a lot of other people who were there that were defending that monument who were the good people that were there defending the monument i'm sure that there were some people who were just history buffs i mean not everybody who thinks a monument should should stay where they are is a racist one doesn't need to be racist in order to. still be ok with a system that systematically oppresses nonwhite groups. and that's
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what's affiliated with the republican party it's not that everyone in the party is a racist it's that the party is not interested in addressing any type of systemic racism white voters without a college degree flock to trump in the 2016 election partisan tensions are heightened by the fact that white americans are expected to become a minority within the next 30 years. that's a huge factor there is a sense of threat that white americans feel about that and ultimately it's going to create a situation in which republican candidates are going to have a much harder time winning elections and so they really have 2 options one is to reach out to racial minorities or to rig the system in fact republican attempts to rig the system are also fueling political anger in north carolina it started when republicans won both houses of the state legislature in 2010. guineas. it is the republicans pushed through a new voter i.d.
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law and redrew election districts in their favor it provoked a fierce backlash the moral monday movement led by the reverend william barber the 2nd then head of the north carolina and. last may reverend barber was back in the state capital supporting teachers who had come to pressure legislators from more education funding why did you launch the moral monday movement of the legislature in the 1st 13 days of the getting in 2013 everybody from the teachers to the poor to the sick then they attacked voting rights they knew that he would hurt minorities women and students but it was just they wanted to roll back same day registration early voting day to me more 1718 year olds to pre-register the vote this was an all out war on the ballot. a legal
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challenge to the republican voter id law in 2016 federal appeals court judges struck it down saying the law was designed to target african-americans with almost surgical precision we want we want to voter suppression and the people found out that even you don't just have to wait until there's an electoral season but this past december north. carolina republicans passed another voter id law the n.w.a. c.p. and other voting rights advocates are challenging it again in court do you think race is at the core of division in america today racism is always in play it in this country but the problem is how we talk about racism we tend to talk about racism when something like schollers will happen which is a form of racism or racism when somebody call somebody a name but the racism that is deadly in terms of the long term health of the country it's a statement racism to a kind of racism people can actually shake your hand look at you never call you the in word but when they sit in office they pass racist voter suppression the
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republican senate leader and house speaker in north carolina declined our request for interviews nationwide 25 states have made it harder to vote since 201015 passed voter id laws claiming it's needed to combat voter fraud democrats say the claims of fraud are an excuse to suppress the vote and have introduced legislation in congress to stop it we heard loud and clear from the american people that they want to be able to get to the ballot box without having to run an obstacle course we have this 5050 politics in which elections can really depend on the 1000 votes here and there and both sides have come to believe the electoral system is not legitimate on the republican side it's voter fraud and there are quite excited voter suppression the drug man is a senior fellow in the political reform program at new america his book breaking the 2 party do loop will be released later this year what i call a do loop is a way of describing a kind of reinforcing feedback loop that keeps getting worse and worse over time
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and partisan polarization is like that because once the parties distrust each other more which then justifies more and more aggressive actions and the rhetoric inflames upon itself and you get to this point where where that you've created this unbridgeable chasm manipulating the boundaries of. electoral district to ensure it has a majority of voters favoring a party what's known as gerrymandering also feels partisan distrust gerrymandering which republicans have been particularly aggressive in the last decade creates the sense that whatever the outcome is somebody cheated. in 2018 republican candidates for congress in north carolina got 50.39 percent of the vote but won 10 of the states 13 congressional seats last march the u.s. supreme court heard a case challenging republican gerrymandering in the state republicans in north carolina and maps to create safe seats so they could ignore the will of the people
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but in june the courts republican appointed a majority ruled against the effort to rein in partisan gerrymandering every indicates shows america to be the least well functioning democracy of any establish democracy andrew rannells a professor at the university of north carolina helped develop the standards used to measure election quality around the world they using computerized maps to literally draw lines around. one way streets and an tiny little houses in farm country you can pick out every house you want to be in a district what you're doing is you're just making sure your party can almost never lose that district so the real contest is not in the general election but in the primary contest where candidates vying to be the nominee of the party favored by the gerrymandering when you create safe seats the democrats appealed to the extremes of the democratic party republicans its appeal to the extremes the republican party if districts required you to appeal to the moderate center then we
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would see very different type of republicans being elected but when you draw a district that relies upon the primary then they're going to rally the faithful with dog whistles where the racism with homophobia with behavior is that create fearful. it's about the other the mexican coming in the latino i want a wall that's what we saw in the north county truck to help shoot down the socialist radical agenda in the republican primary for a safe congressional seat candidates were trying to outdo each other as diehard conservatives flock is much older and when the radical left cherry late term abortion and infanticide i felt called to found our most appalling chilling. year when sort of talk station f.m. one of 7 am to a 40 ok today is voting day and you have until 732 goes the polls so i'm primary
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for the house conservative talk radio host lockwood phillips was filling the airwaves with calls to turn out when people spent a lot of discussion of course by all the candidates supporting the president his radio station was the 1st in the state to a right wing radio host rush limbaugh and he's an affiliate of fox president trump's favorite news outlet is president trump popular in this part of the state absolutely because he's not part of the ruling elite class that we in north carolina and many blue collar voters perceive washington d.c. has become are you concerned about the hyper partisanship in america today yes it's removed a willingness on the part of local voters and participants. to sit down and talk and a den of 5 the problems that they have at their immediate community i do think that race is at the root of the hyper partisanship today no you don't know we have racial issues in this country but they are being solved the problem is you've got
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folks in certain quarters and i have to say liberal quarters who don't want that solution because it's a great way to keep the community stirred up you know if you take the confederate statue issue or black lives matter it's that people are raising new issues and they want them to be addressed i appreciate that they want to be addressed but for what purpose it's identity politics if you have an agenda the 1st thing requirement is you must become a victim you must have an identity what about a white identity after president obama there was a shift of like 15 points of white folks into the republican party your point is i'm missing that identity politics encompass more than just democratic identity politics there's a republican identity politics oh arguably yes there's no question so what do you feel is driving hyper partisanship to the real issue and i've got it my hand and i
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want to display it is this device that digital environment has oxer moronically counter-intuitively shut down the communications because what happens is people go into their echo chambers what about some of the material that comes off from fox i mean it's pretty inflammatory right i don't know what you call it inflammatory it's insightful they are simply providing the information we begin tonight with a fox studios alert to which is officially over the mole the report is out and the president of the united states has been totally and completely vindicated essentially what people do when confronted with information that they don't want to be true if they find a lot of ways to argue against it and one thing that helps is to be given a list of those counterarguments and often if you turn to partisan media i'll tell us all the reasons that that the true thing is not true. and then we get our answer if we feel satisfied and we and we can move on there's very little objectivity so
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what we end up doing is we maximize our differences which in many places are moderate they asked are you concerned about the divisions in america today do you think they're worse than in the past i think that the sixty's was about like today you know it was an awful lot of on rails so i don't think it's necessarily more but i think you today we minimize the things that we have in common as far as i know everybody believes in free speech everybody believes in freedom of the prince everybody believes in due process of law i'm not sure a president trump believes in the due process of law the court what the mother reported shows mahler's report basically said there was nothing that rose to the level of crime it was pretty obvious there was no effort on the part of trump to use the russians or the russians she used have you talked about obstruction on your
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radio show no well it's come up once or twice it's again something that. is in the eyes of the beholder quite frankly the moeller report or shack test for your partisan politics if you're a democrat you think that there's got to be something criminal in there if you're a republican you think that trump is exonerated do you think race and identity are the central dividing line in american politics today yeah the 2 parties are fundamentally split over race and identity race and identity is the core dividing line in american partisan politics today. we had a divisive period the 1960 s. but those divisions cut across the 2 parties there were racial liberals and both the democratic party and the republican party so there was a forum for working out those divisions within the parties as challenging as they were now those divisions are amplified in reverberated through a lot. politics because we have a 2 party system and it forces people to get into one camp or the other so i think
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if we had partisan polarization that was purely sectional north versus south as we did in the asian fifty's we would be on the verge of civil war right now next week the schisms over immigration and religion tearing america part. america is divided like never before on each side is so convinced that they're absolutely correct that the other side is dangerous heaven has a wall of strict immigration policy elders not people in power investigates the partisan politics eroding civil norms vital to american democracy are you concerned that the the political divisions today could lead to violence or it will this strange death of american civility patu on al-jazeera.
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al-jazeera adored by millions for challenging social issues head on what women don't say is mexico's longest running side. as the program celebrates its anniversary the producers revisit one of their most powerful storylines. and discover how the show has affected the women who inspired hate in the 1st place. now i have a voice sunk box mexico on al-jazeera. protesters and police again face off on the streets of hong kong all the 10s of thousands take part in the latest demonstration. hello i'm don jordan this is al jazeera live window also coming up on. the
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russian police beat protesters on the streets of moscow to stop a demonstration against the banning of local election candidates. told. saddam's on the road to democracy as a military judge and opposition the green of transition plan and elections. on the day after the u.s. scrapped its main arms control treaty with russia its defense secretary says he wants intermediate range missiles in asia. there's been another day of mass protests in hong kong descending into a tense standoff with police officers fired tear gas after activists vandalized the police station the protests began with a rally at a park the crowds that marching through a main shopping district is the 3rd consecutive day of demonstrations in the territory protestors were the inquiry into police handling of weeks of unrest and there was drawing of a controversial extradition bill andrew thomas has more from hong kong. the protest
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is now drifting home after yet another day when peaceful protests earlier on saturday turned violent with confrontations with the place late in the day this one was focused along nathan road one of the main shopping streets on the kalou side of hong kong harbor and the police station along that road quickly became the focal point with protest as who'd come with hard hats with gas masks many covering their faces started hurling rocks at the police station and using sticks through the fence to smash up the car was primarily in the compound car park well after about an hour and a half of this place did come out and started firing tear gas at the crowd which gradually dispersed it but yet again a peaceful protest one authorized by the police earlier on saturday quickly became violent that seems to be the pattern with these and this just another day of protests that are more days with protests in hong kong now than there are without on sunday 2 more expected and on monday a general strike has been called across hong kong so they can get out and protest
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police have carried out a major operation in russia's capital to form a planned protest rally over a ban on some opposition local election candidates offices in riot gear descended on the square in central moscow beating some protesters at least $700.00 arrests have been made so far opposition groups were planning to march along main roads for the 3rd week they are protesting against the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates in the moscow city council election last week about 4900 demonstrators were arrested him and khan has more from moscow. a massive security operation the moscow authorities are mounted seems to have worked a great turf entrances they've not allowed protesters to come here which is pushkin square one of the focal points of the protest march itself what's been happening is the police have been moving from their position here they've been going into the crowds and arresting people taking them off into bathrooms where you can just see.
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busy now they've then had their i.d.'s checked out they had a reason to be here for example journalists and they have been some journalists that have been detained those journalists have been let go protesters have been taken to a local police station where they've been going through the administrative processing now we've been speaking to one of the opposition activists who actually told us that there's half a 1000000 people out on the streets this protest movement is actually going to wither and die and that's exactly what these want the protesters who are protesting the fact that the moscow city elections take place in september and they're worried that it's being rigged in favor of ruling party candidates that are going to be loyal to united russia the ruling party sudan's military and protest groups and finalize the constitution agreement a draft deal allows the formation of a transitional government and also limits the power of the rapid support forces that's the paramilitary units the been blamed for killing dozens of protesters the
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deal is not yet signed but the opposition coalition say they'll appoint so dan's prime minister. the cabinet will have no more than 20 ministers the freedom for change alliance will nominate the prime minister he will then be appointed by the sovereign council and the prime minister will then form a cabinet and that cabinet will need to be confirmed by the sovereign council. in the early hours of saturday an announcement that sudan's military and the opposition coalition had agreed on how to govern the country they fleshed out the details on the makeup and functions of a transitional government until elections in 3 years in the new. i'm very pleased in the name of the african mediation and to respect the delegations to declare to the sudanese people and the international community that the 2 delegations are fully agreed on the constitutional project. yes. was the the
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reaction was immediate on the streets of carter. announcing the deal african union envoy mohamed huston labatt gave no detail about the contents of the declaration he said talks are continuing on how and when it would be signed. during the negotiations the military council ceded to demands for justice over the killing of at least 6 people including 4 schoolchildren at a protest earlier in the wake 9 soldiers were detained. was a victory for tames of thousands of sudanese good marched demanding justice for the deaths they get if i get that and that it was certainly a horrible massacre we pray the situation improves and that the right of the students are not neglected blood for blood and punishment is a mosque was the. protesters have been flexing their muscle since
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december. restoration started with the economy president omar al bashir was in the cross his the number of protests grew along with their demands until bashir was removed in a military coup in april general says off the military council the protesters demanded civilians take the lead in the transition they started a citizen outside the army he called his forcing military rulers to begin talks over how to share power on june 3rd security forces raided that demonstration they killed more than 100 people and injured many more talks resume to month later mediated by the african union anything your pia the 1st breakthrough came on july 17th leading to the signing of a political agreement between the military jointer and the opposition coalition they agreed on live in person transitional council with representatives from both sides and a rotating leadership. but disagreements have remained over the wording of
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constitutional changes now with the details agreed and a signing imminent sudanese people have a roadmap to a more peaceful future shallop ballasts al-jazeera. artillery shelling has hold it all slide so the only functioning airport in libya's capital tripoli is mitiga airport has come under repeated attack since the warlord an ether have to launch an offensive to capture the city in april a bitter trade route between south korea and japan has led to more rallies in seoul that dispute escalated on friday when south korea was removed from tokyo's favored trading nations list sold says it's now considering scrapping an intelligence sharing pact brian has more. the former site of japan's embassy is often the focal point for protests against japan. after the removal of south korea from tokyo's list of preferential trade partners this protest was especially passionate
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. this is them declaring economic war and firing the 1st shot all you want to the samples of my heart goes out to the japanese to have politicians who act like this . it's a deepening dispute borne out of decades old animosities supported by those old enough to have experienced japanese colonial occupation in the last century. along with young people born in this century. many south koreans have been boycotting anything japanese avoiding holidays to the country causing airlines to cancel flights refusing to buy japanese goods helped in this tech savvy society by apps that tell you instantly which goods to avoid a government level the mood is palpable from the frosty like this recent meeting between foreign ministers. to the heated. this exchange between japan's
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foreign minister and the south korean envoy. south korea says it will retaliate by taking japan off its list of preferential trade partners as this dispute deepens with the leaders of the 2 countries seem willing all relabel to back down. japan's prime minister shinzo wants to see his country become more assertive in dealings with its neighbors and the trade restrictions against south korea are popular at home. his counterpart moon j.n. of south korea was carried into the presidency on a wave of people power popularity after the forced resignation and impeachment of his predecessor the south koreans change their government so there's a heightened sense of pride that they are shaping their democracy and awaken democracy can't take japan's recent actions sitting down that's why we're seeing this expression of anger. the economies of both
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countries are likely to be harmed in this tit for tat wrangle but for now settling old scores seems an irresistible force. of macbride al-jazeera soul. u.s. defense secretary marcus vs he's in favor of putting intermediate range missiles in asia the comments come just a day after the u.s. withdrew from an arms control treaty with russia as was visiting the asia pacific region is expected to meet several leaders there alan fisher has more from washington d.c. . the timing of this is very interesting coming a day after the united states pulled out of the reagan era nuclear treaty with russia but nothing is going to happen anytime soon mark the secretary of defense saying it will take at least 18 months before any deployment could get underway and of course we have a presidential election in the next 18 months so there is the possibility that this
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might not happen a tall now there are 2 things we don't know 1st of all where is the united states going to place these weapons they have a number of bases and allies they can pick from but there's also a number of countries who would be willing to horse these weapons if the price was right the 2nd thing we don't know what type of missiles of omar says they will be conventional in nature which seems to rule out any idea of nuclear weapons being placed by the united states across asia 2 countries won't be happy about this one is china they have already warned against u.s. weapons being placed anywhere near what the see as their front doorstep but donald trump wants any new nuclear deal to include china it wasn't involved in the reagan era treaty its capability has changed remarkably since that period in the 1980 s. and so donald trump is perhaps leaving this as a negotiating chip also north korea which has spoken out about u.s.
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aggression in the area would see that as just this sort of thing and therefore they would be keen that the united states doesn't do this but as we know donald trump is involved in negotiations with north korea with kim jong un to denuclearize north korea so again this could be seen as a bargaining. for a white house that has often been accused of a lack of strategic thinking it appears that this announcement is a very strategic move to have a short break here al-jazeera when we come back. at a camp and i'll tell you what's being done to hold ice in the countable as the victims of war crimes deliver justice. and the perils of working in latin america's economy we hit the road with delivery workers who have plenty of jobs but no security more on that.
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hello there fairly quiet picture across much of it the middle east the way it is there a little bit bristly that is pushing its way across the areas of jordan down across iraq and on down towards q 845 celsius the high few kuwait city on sunday 43 in baghdad we could see some showers just all is northern coast but they could actually push into a little bit cooler on monday as they call it a $28.00 degrees that pretty feeling fresh in the wake of those showers and 30 celsius and bay rouge on monday then we headed towards the model so making its presence felt in $244.00 celsius and it will be fairly breezy still very hot and sophie humid as well what you'll see here on sunday is really no sign of any clouds along these coastal areas of yemen and oman but we could have more cloud in the 4 calls as we head into monday but certainly a mix of cloud and sunshine but a very nice 32 in muscat that we had down into southern africa some good and
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welcome rain is on its way not just to cape tom go to the front just sliding by there. into durban warm day on sunday with 23 degrees 16 in cape town and we could also see some showers into the far north of madagascar 22 and a monday. welcome
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back to the top stories here this hour there's been another day of mass protests in hong kong descending into a tense standoff with police thousands marched to call for an inquiry into police conduct there was drawing of a controversial extradition. police have carried out a major operation in russian's capital to fund a planned protest rally over a ban on opposition politicians. has descended on a square in central moscow beating some protesters and making around $700.00 arrests. so the military council and its main opposition coalition to finalize a constitution agreement to deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022. now
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a conditional cease fires in place in northwest syria after a week of intensifying as strikes on the province the truce was brokered during peace talks in kazakhstan the opposition says it will stick to the deal as long as the government does to say no to as more. on the turkish syrian border. there is a cautious calm in rebel controlled southern and northern russian and syrian warplanes have been repeatedly targeting towns like mine and for the past 3 months a ceasefire that came into effect on friday night has brought some respect for people living in that corner of northwest syria who have lost so much. money i mean i am a 30 mile long after all that happened isn't it too late for a ceasefire people have been displaced killed their homes destroyed but they are still scared to return to their homes. more than 400000 syrians have been this. placed at least 800 civilians were killed their names documented by war monitors
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among the casualties 216 children but the syrian government and its allies failed to recapture ground from the opposition. that was here before with the russians with all their power were not able to make any gains along with the syrian regime they lost a lot of men and they were only able to take 2 or 3 villages and that's why they wanted the ceasefire early on the ground we are stronger i don't want you about. it proved to be a costly battle for the syrian government and its allies who reportedly suffered heavy losses in their ranks the ceasefire was brokered by the backers of the opposition and the government turkey and russia but it is a conditional truce that puts pressure on turkey to create a demilitarized zone around it live province free of weapons and fighters in line with the so-called saatchi memorandums the mainstream rebel factions left their positions in the planned zone last year but the strongest group at the leadership
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which many of the international community believe is still linked to al qaida refused it hasn't said if it will comply this time. this issue a challenge for both sides were to get to implement the agreement. because today administration. camp couldn't do it before so i personally think that there is. a challenge and. that there would be a new escalation of. the syrian opposition believes the government will eventually violate the cease fire and the bombing will resume if not in a few hours than in a few weeks or a few months it lives fate is up to russia and turkey they still want to maintain close relations and as long as there are geopolitical interests are aligned the conditions attached to the cease fire may be overlooked. because you have to have the united states extended temporary protection against deportation for around 7000
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syrians that means they'll be able to stay in the u.s. for at least 18 more months as questions and we discovered the extension offers them some consolation but not much 31 year old i had passed you is a syrian activist who 1st came to the u.s. in 2015 to give a talk about the situation back home in 2011 she'd taken to the streets in her home city of aleppo to demand a more inclusive government started and i leave but we started really like you people and then it started to be like 100 and than thousands of thousands but what started as a protest movement quickly turned to a civil war as her family fled to turkey she stayed behind volunteer in a hospital you see like you see sometimes people are dying in front of your eyes you can't do anything to them here's see how families are a good evening there today until the hospital like so much of her hometown was
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destroyed by government bombs. i left working and because i i i stopped i couldn't see anyone worldwide some 14000000 syrians have been displaced by the ongoing war indiscriminate bombing continue to claim the lives of children and civilians syrians like stoop who've been residing in the u.s. since 2016 have been granted temporary protective status that means they can work legally and for a further 18 months at least won't face deportation but those who work with refugees say so many more need help other syrians who came even hours later after that that are left without that protection and left in a really insecure position and really uncertain about what's going to happen next 1st stukas mixed feelings about staying and she can't leave the country to visit family or help people back home and you should be grateful and feel like you are
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the lucky person to be here while your people are under the bombardments and they're there ultimately she wants to go home we are going back with this crazy a team killing us but so far no one has been able or willing to protect them kristen salumi al jazeera new york measures to detect a bone and the democratic republic of congo may only be identifying hoffa's those with the disease. response coordinator is also warning that the outbreak could last up to 3 years. trying to contain its spread in the eastern city of goma 4 cases have been confirmed. well the democratic republic of congo has seen about a case has doubled in the last 3 months the relief agency doctors without borders says the number of new cases is averaging between 75 and a 100 each week at least 2700 people have been infected in the 2nd worst about the
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outbreak in history the virus has killed at least 800 people in the past year stephanie because the latest now from kagawa in rwanda what the authorities in the d.r. see now want to do is to tackle this crisis at a local level they want local doctors to engage with the community to talk to people to educate them about hygiene washing their hands and also to accept a vaccine particularly to the people that have been deemed as coming into close contact with those who have the virus this is the problem with it once you identify a person who has been infected with you they need to trace back all the people that they have come into contact with you need to test them you need to vaccinate them and potentially quarantine them and this is also why it's become a renewed concern if you will because this crisis has been going on for about a year now but because 4 cases were discovered in goma on the border with a city of over 2000000 people so there is that that concern of cross border
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infected patients but that hasn't happened yet so what the rwandan authorities have done is beefed up their health screenings at the border they've been training their health workers anyway and they are also carrying out drills in the hospitals just to be prepared but having said that they've never had a case of a bird here now it's been 5 years since thousands of years edis in iraq were taken hostage killed or forced into exile. the community is demanding accountability a special u.n. investigation team says it's making slow but steady progress. reports now from the hook. shooting child who tries to forget the pain suffered under years of icy rule . it's a hard task. fighters used her as a sex slave the physical and emotional scars and estimated 7000 years women and girls were taken from many had to endure what shereen went through she's found her
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sons after i say lost it's lost territory in syria but her 2 daughters are still missing. i miss my daughter so much i would give my life if i could see them again. it's hard for her sons to readjust their forgotten their language and feel disconnected from the culture but one of her most painful memories is venturing lost her husband in sin jar. they dug a hole in the back yard killed several bodies we saw it in college a town behind a trench we saw many dead bodies couldn't go to see my husband i was banned from the place they killed many people that day. 5 years since the u.c. these were targeted by ice and mass graves are still being uncovered especially united nations investigative team to promote accountability for crimes committed by ice and. is currently examining evidence while most families in this are you see
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these the un body investigating ice and crime says that she shot back everyone suffered under unitard is trying to hold. for the crimes that committed the un mandated investigative body says it's making progress but we've had some very you know major successes in terms of receiving information and evidence we have 600000 plus videos now we have received information from government authorities and best practices were needed for ensuring that evidence was collected in a way that it could be preserved and it could be admissible in different courts in different parts of the worlds. a forensic lab has been set up to test d.n.a. samples from us craves experts are seeking more funding to improve and expedite their work the director told us that matching d.n.a. samples is a complicated task that requires comparing samples from mosque graves with victims'
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families some are still in syria and many others are living abroad i know than the one i love we're looking for missing bodies and most are in mass graves located in remote areas of these places are full of landmines and it gets very hot in areas like sin jaw and the staff can only work during early hours of the morning. regardless of the challenges involved thousands of years of these in camps like this one want justice and even though they want to move on with their lives many like shereen don't want to return to their homes and. she says the place has horrible memories and she'd rather wait to be reunited with their daughters as long as that may take. it out of there about to come the whole. thing in several latin american countries be digital platforms are helping people find jobs the work can be perilous and many end up spending long hours for low pay and no benefits stories about reports that. when
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a site is delivery workers waiting outside restaurants pharmacies and supermarkets willing to deliver to you whatever you may need. if you got a look this has been living in one off site is for 4 years he's from venezuela and says that thanks to this job he can send money back home every week. i am thankful to argentina for giving me a hard week to know is a day from monday to monday it is nonstop buses allows me to make a living. and not alone as there are thousands of people in when a society is making a living like this these days as delivery apps have become a showpiece for. the up and coming tech industry this new delivery obligations generate much needed jobs in a country like argentina that is going through an economic crisis but may where unions complain of poor fave things and there's
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a lack of insurance covers for workers they say putting employees had risk. and that's why a judge suspended the apps on friday he demanded companies should pay for safety gear for those who work for them. it's not clear when the band will relief did. a deal is now working for an ip he received a heart transplant 6 years ago and says this is the only place where he can work because most companies won't hire him he works every day and makes about $500.00 a month. we work for the companies because it's the only thing we can find but they make us pay for helmets clothes backpack to take things in the end you make very little money. a few weeks ago at delivery a worker was run over by a car in the message one of the company workers asked him to take a picture of the product he was carrying the man responded he was unable to move
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and the text message with the company went to fire all because it had stains of blood. labor unions insist workers are being exploited because they're underpaid and have no benefits. we are trying to get these new apps to respect the law we are not against them or new technology but we need them to be responsible for the people that work for them they treat the delivery workers as collaborators and they're not if they work with the companies someone should be responsible the companies insist the apps are meant to help people get extra cash using digital platforms like uber but 11 america it has become a main source of income that attracts mostly vulnerable people with little chances of standing up to defend their rights. when a site is. part
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of the headlines here on al-jazeera there's been another day of mass protests and kong descending into a tense standoff with police officers fired tear gas after activists vandalized a police station earlier thousands marched to call for an inquiry into police conduct and the withdrawal of a controversial a tradition built under thomas. yes again a peaceful protest one authorized by the police earlier on saturday quickly became violent that seems to be the pattern with these and this just another day of protests 3 more days with protests in hong kong now than there are without on sunday 2 more expected and on monday a general strike is being cool across hong kong so they can get out and protest police have carried out a major operation in russia's capital to foil a planned protest rally over a ban on opposition local election candidates riot officers descended on the square in central moscow beating some protesters and making around $700.00 arrests
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opposition groups were planning to march along main roads for a 3rd week imran khan has more from austin. protesters who are being taken to a local police station where they've been going through the administrative process now we've been speaking to one of the opposition activists who told us that a 1000000 people out on the streets this protest movement is actually going to wither and die and that's exactly what these want the protesters who are protesting the fact that the moscow city elections take place in september and they're worried that it's being rigged in favor of a ruling party candidates that are going to be loyal to united russia the ruling party sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition of finalized a constitution agreement the deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022 it also strips power lines from the paramilitary rapid support forces have been blamed for killing dozens of protesters
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. were the headlines the news continues here now just era after inside story structure thanks so much. is it the end of u.s. and russian arms control marking to hold out of the cold war era nuclear treaty claiming moscow for failing to comply and raising fears of a new nuclear arms race so what chance of a new agreement maybe even with some new players this is inside story.
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hello everyone i'm kemal santa maria welcome to inside story for 32 years it was the treaty that kept a lid on the nuclear ambitions of what were then the world's 2 superpowers and now overnight it's gone the united states has pulled out of its landmark arms control deal with russia the intermediate range nuclear forces treaty increasing fears that there might be some sort of new arms race between the 2 nuclear powers now the u.s. says russia didn't stick to its side of the bargain and instead built missiles banned under the agreement moscow denies that and says washington made a serious mistake pulling out of the deal just for a bit of background the treaty known as the i.m.f. was signed between the u.s. and what was then the soviet union in 1978 banned all short and medium range missiles both nuclear and nonnuclear with the exception of weapons launched from the sea within 4 years and the $2700.00 missiles were destroyed and both countries
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were allowed to inspect each other's installations but washington's withdrawal means there is now only one arms control agreement left between the u.s. and russia that is the new start treaty which limits long range nuclear weapons in both countries and is considered the most important agreement reached during the cold war but the u.s. national security advisor john bolton already says new start won't be extended beyond its deadline if every 2021 so we're going to discuss in a moment what will happen next with our panel but 1st this report from our white house correspondent kelly hack it. it's a treaty u.s. president donald trump has repeatedly accused russia of violating right guys not here in the agreement they should have been done years ago the intermediate range nuclear forces treaty was signed in 1987 by then u.s. president ronald reagan and soviet leader mikhail gorbachev for 31 years it's ban
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both sides from deploying medium range land based missiles halting the arms race between the 2 superpowers but washington and moscow clashed for years over russia's development and deployment of a cruise missile system the united states and its allies say was prohibited under the cold war pact in february us secretary of state mike pump a.o. announced that of russia did not begin to comply with the agreement the us would withdraw on august 2nd russia has jeopardized the united states' security interest and we can no longer be restricted by the treaty while russia shamelessly violates them announcement prompted russian president vladimir putin warn the united states against deploying new missiles in europe well showcasing next generation russian weaponry it's i'd like to tell you about this hypersonic missile which can travel at about 9 times the speed of sound has a range of more than 1000 kilometers for months nato leaders urged russia to comply
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with the deal to prevent its collapse the u.s. concerns on nato concerns about a new russian missile launch had been raised with russia over several years but last minute pleas to keep that deal intact failed in july putin signed a law suspending russia's participation in the agreement now hopes are diminishing for preserving the last remaining arms pact between the united states and russia the new start treaty signed in 2010 and set to expire in 2021 trumps national security adviser john bolton has called. treaty flod i fear that without now and with the attitude of mr ball with the lack of interest and focus of president we end up without a new start treaty as well we go into a nuclear arms race like we saw in the 1960 s. only more expensive and more dangerous the pentagon has announced it will begin
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flight tests of new intermediate range ballistic missiles and cruise missiles by the end of this year and it's requested funding to develop new missile systems that previously would have been prohibited under the eye enough treaty kimberly help al-jazeera the white house. all right so here's our panel of experts for today we're starting in vienna with tartikoff who is then expert on nuclear disarmament also the former head of verification and security policy at the i.a.e.a. the international atomic energy agency in moscow. professor of international relations at the high school of economics in moscow you also wrote the book the decay of western civilization and resurgence of russia and finally in washington d.c. david the roshi is a professor and senior military fellow at the national defense university was
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a former nato operations director of the joint chiefs of staff gentlemen welcome to all of you all supreme we qualified to talk about this topic i wonder if i could start with a general question and i'll get a short answer from each of you. this is really to clear things up about the violation of the treaty was it violated because you've got both sides saying no we didn't do it it was them so tada grow 1st of all in your view was the treaty violated was it warranted that the u.s. would pull out of it well it's not entirely clear because the u.s. director of national intelligence said that the russians have tested this missile the 9 am 7 to 9 from a fixed launcher in the room. in the excess of 500 kilometers and probably more by launching with the range less than 500 kilometers and taken together the us deems this to be a violation the russians on the other hand say that the 9 m. $7.00 to $9.00 cruise missile has a range of only 480 kilometers so that neither side has really followed up on this
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to have a technical solution that made political points. and then also do you agree that there's some gray area going on here. well there's definitely some gray areas which is why it's a bit uncertain if russia has been in violation but the russian position is it's a few mention is the other side the united states that has been in violation because russia very much links diana cittie with. the listed missile treated a.b.m. treaty which united states they withdrew from in 2002 because now. with the nato building up is a just missile defense system effectively the missiles are can be deployed now in poland and romania has the potential to take an offensive posture and be used in a strike against russia so these deployments towards remain on poland are seen to be in direct violation of the i.m.f. treaty and russia therefore sees itself as simply responding by developing its own
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capabilities in response ok and to have a direction washington any further clarity from you or do you agree with our other 2 guests well no i don't well look if you're arguing over a projected 20 kilometer range on a missile that's that's a pretty bad indication of good faith and equating the missile defense system with an office of system is is really apples and oranges so what we're dealing here with is pettifogger. the russians have been unhappy with the treaty you know putin in 2007 said he was unhappy with the treaty because it didn't address chinese things and there's there's been a lot of bad faith here but i think the administration's been pretty deliberate and counter what you said at the start that this was overnight i mean the administration gave 6 months notice that a change had to happen so this is this is been a deliberative thing and it's not the united states charging into it alone and some of it also i'll stay with you david does some of it also come down to the sort of
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quote unquote trump doctrine of withdrawal you know withdrawing from pacts and basically saying well america should be able to do what it wants to do i mean that's the that's sort of the vibe you get from from john boehner. and as well well you know you can dislike john bolton you can dislike john trump and still they can be right from time to time. i think if anything the the visceral dislike that most overseas have for trump and bolton and even mike pompei o smears what is actually a pretty clear cut issue that the administration was raising in the united states was raisins even under barack obama it's just that they're at a point now where they've said this is just unsustainable because of the fielding of the 9 m. 7 tonight so glenn in moscow you know david's rights and some good points there not least of all the fact that and as i said it did happen overnight in the fact that the treaty was gone but this has been flagged up for a while they were i would presume opportunities to try to salvage it and it didn't happen why couldn't it be salvaged well i i think that the whole idea of blaming
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russia for it it's a bit dishonest costs even the american side has to certain extent been very specific it's all that they're worried about china. and out there you know i'm inclined to be a bit empathetic towards the american position because this is arms trade belonging to a different time again from 1907 it's a treaty between the united states and the soviet union at a time when there was a bipolar distribution of power and very different technologies now this treaty does not constrain china and given the changes we have now in the international system that creates a lot of problems so from the american perspective you have china russia reduced in power and they no longer want to feel obliged to live up to former arms control treaties with the russians meanwhile china's rising and america still really have the ability to respond because they're constrained with this treaty with russia have with the russians so i think that this blaming the russians is.
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dishonest because again this idea that the missile defense component have no offensive posture. there's been plenty of studies of this in the most best studies probably from a professor pascola at mit who was very much recognised a leading economic in this area so they all recognize the same thing that this missile defense component are in violation of diametrically which does warrant a russian response but if if it's really just about the chinese issue then it probably had a different response from americans because the russians have some similar concerns but what you'll see now is affectively this will push the russians militarily closer and closer with china they need the chinese to defend their pacific fleet the americans are developing this new missile capabilities. seeing as you have mentioned the chinese and in fact i think all 3 of you have mentioned the
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chinese let's have a quick listen to this this is a spokesperson from the chinese ministry for foreign affairs 200 me from who china deeply regrets and firmly opposes the u.s. decision to neglect the opposition from the international community and withdraw from the i.n.f. treaty their withdrawal is another negative move by the us to pursue unilateralism and this we guard up its international commitments aiming to shake off the bindings by itself and seek unilateral military as strategic advantages if the us receives the development and deployment of intermediate range nuclear forces it will seriously affect global strategic balance and stability to autograph in vienna let me come to you can you maybe explain to viewers who are so up on the nuclear world why china would be reacting like that and also just build on the idea that you know china could even be. considered a part of this in the future. well i think the chinese card is a little bit of a red herring because even in nike 7 the chinese did have some shorter and
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intermediate range systems that did not concern that you can preset that time so the u.s. and russia do not need to match china weapon for a weapon they can deter china out given their strategic capabilities but at the moment china does not really have any incentive to join this and the new agreement because if they were to join a new strategic agreement they would need to build up and nobody wants the chinese to build up any further weapons than they already have and they have no incentive to put their medium range missiles on the table i also want to complete the discussion that on the russian side show that negation is that the mark 41 you just launch your with just land based in romania and poland can be used to launch tomahawk run launch cruise missiles and that is an issue of concern for the russians as well as the target missile for the antiballistic missile testing system which is clearly here and the russians also complain that heavy combat drones like
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the predator also violate the i.m.f. treaty i also wanted to pick up on another point that under the trumpet ministration the u.s. is slowly winding back. the clarke the nuclear arms control they've come up now with a new initiative called creating the environment for nuclear disarmament in actuality one could call it creating the environment for no nuclear disarmament because under the nuclear posture review the u.s. is moving to urge low yield nuclear weapons and then nuclear guy against it came out in june the us is openly calling for the use of low yield and small nuclear weapons to restore strategic stability in a conflict and for its part the russians have this concept of escalate to deescalate so if they were to have a conflict with nato they would use nuclear weapons early as well to prevent a larger war so on both sides there is a movement to it's a nuclear war fighting dark print and also i think your russian colleague mentioned
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the development of hypersonic weapons which again is even more destabilizing because they would be traveling at somewhere around 5 kilometers per 2nd and therefore not be defended against against any ballistic missile system and this destabilize that the stabilizes the offense defense balance between the russians and the americans ok so you've led us nicely into the next part of the conversation which was going to be about what happens next in the idea and it's this it's a very sort of catchy phrase which gets used but this idea of a quote unquote new nuclear arms race let's go to david to rush in washington about that let's not say that there's you know real hundreds and thousands of new nukes just around the corner but doesn't the end of this treaty sort of give a bit of a green light to increase things. well i don't think so i mean look the united states in nato is behind the game on this i mean even at the height of the cold war we're only talking about
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a couple 100 launchers pershing and ground launch cruise missiles that were deployed during the cold war and it's important note that they were only employed in europe not in asia against the chinese threat so this is very much a european issue even though both sides were unhappy with the fact that it left shiny china in constraint the 2nd thing is the american. presence in this and the nato presence in this is going to be a measured one we haven't been building new weapons missiles of the sort we've been building other things that might be characterized as to wreak nodes you know predator and stuff like that those are really. it's very an economical for us to try to convert you know an aegis missile launch kernel offensive system is just not cost practical be easier for us to try to revive like the old persian line so i think what we'd see is just enough to deter another step forward. where is it and who yet it is expensive because quickly i want to read you this it's from icann which you'll know is the international campaign to abolish nuclear
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weapons reading on their web site today they believe the u.s. and the u.s. is projected to spend $1.00 trillion dollars in the coming 30 years to maintain and modernize its existing else until that's a lot of money. well. i dispute the number i dispute the premise and i dispute source but when we look at modernizing our arsenal what's important to know is that generally that includes the entire domestic nuclear industry and usually what we're doing is repurchasing existing warheads rather than building new ones in many instances the american warheads being used are ones that were originally built in the 1960 s. and been updated so i'm not quite sure how expensive that would be and what extent it would and i'm also i'm sure that that i can report which i haven't seen includes also the strategic nuclear deterrence which is you know submarines land base the big things that we're not really discussing here so i think that's a little bit of a that's a big bit of red herring it's actually more of
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a red whale ok let's see what plame thinks about this in moscow as i can and the groups of its ilk are they are they overstating the facts here i mean is that i mean again from that same i can report i think quite a new nuclear arms race is right around the corner what do you reckon. you know and i think definitely that relations will get much more and. probably puts. everything in place for another arms race however again that technology changed as well it's not just the nuclear weapons which is why it's difficult now to have an arms treaty because there's also a new precedent to it but in this which our economy and for the more like russia qantas not the soviet union anymore a country really follow an arms race all the way with the united states but instead you have other options using different technologies so you mentioned a hypersonic missile so this would be it's the stabilizing but it's a way. balancing out america's effort to try to establish this nuclear military
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money you also have this new new technologies coming forward so underwater nuclear submarine drones and you know in different efforts in order to balance off this new drive towards. it mean taining. american the military had the money but again i think russia will it has no interest in starting to so i think you will see more. so if you put some weapons out there russians will respond now it's assumed that the americans will 1st will prioritize arming or placing a lot of those weapons in asia to counter china and yes i mentioned this creates a lot of problems for the pacific fleet of russia so it will need to upgrade a lot of its capabilities to defend its its 2nd strike capability is primarily but also it's a huge incentive to cooperate more with china because this american the economic
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question against russia and china in the last few years some pushed it's to countries together economically and now that this conflict is becoming more militarized i think you will see russia and china cooperating more and more militarily to counter this american effort to. build up its. military forces especially in the pacific toward a graph in vienna let me bring you back in you can i think you your well placed to to maybe answer my next question and i think you've got something else you want to say but i did want to ask just about europe itself because we're talking all about russia and the united states he is stuck in the middle of all this so stand simply is europe and those european countries right to be as concerned as they seem to be so this trillion dollar mark an isolationist not you that's actually it might get a lot might ministration soon after it made its famous speech in prague in 2009 planning for a nuclear weapons free world because the u.s. says it needs to reinvest in its ballistic missile submarines in its land based
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i.c.b.m. senates bombers the russians already are building a new generation of ballistic missile submarines they're also investing in new that base connla stick missiles and also investing in their air force so this modernization is going on on both sites that we really. certainly single out us here with got to europe they are in a very tight bind already they are in disarray over a wreck that they are in disarray of what the preservation of the iran deal the joint comprehensive that action and then loaded on top of that is this controversy now about the i.n.f. treaty and it's you sure it would be very controversial in europe where the us to decide to bring back. cruise missiles or medium range missiles in europe and further divide europe of between the old members of the european union and the new members so the new members like the czech republic poland and romania closer
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to the us in wanting greater military investments to counter what they perceive the russian threat as the order remembers that just germany the netherlands and some others favor more control approach as i mentioned this new initiative of the us was creating the environment to nuclear disarmament they had a meeting in washington on the 2nd then july where the only 43 scam and a number of european countries were present there as well they're all trying to see if they can moderate the 2 sides but at the moment it seems very disciplined and i think it's not president that's the problem he has given interviews where he has expressed skepticism about nuclear weapons it's more his national security adviser and to a certain extent to state secretary that are behind this new assertiveness and muscularity in the u.s. defense and foreign policy gentlemen we're just starting to run down the clock now one final thought i'm just thinking you know we are in august 29th pain at the
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moment as i mentioned before favoring 2021 is when the other with the last remaining treaty newsstand's expires and john bolton's already said we're not renewing that. david in washington if i start with you do we need to. that in the back of our minds a fact that that very last piece of the puzzle could get for in fact probably will fall in a couple of years well you know i'm not sure i mean the fact that you've had to withdraw from the i.m.f. which is always been a european centric thing as a matter fact the impetus for it was helmut schmidt when he was a chancellor that may be seen as enough to address this issue and people might have a wait and see and the other thing is you know there's an election between now and then by february of 2021 john bolton could be a private citizen his opinion could be worth about as much as mine so you know i wouldn't i wouldn't pin too much on that it's worth it's worth watching but it's not worth watching like say
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a predator drone watches an area of interest ok quick final thought from you this is a crime going to be where it plays out. well i think is going to very hard to replace it with something else simply given the new distribution of power as china will not want to commit to anything you have a different technology which makes it difficult as if to take into account conventional weapons as well. and lastly i think there's just a lack of empathy on all sides study this very little recognition for the security concerns of the other side or that's both the case in moscow and in washington and this is the russian hysteria that has lost over the west over the last few years it's definitely there's no mood there really to appreciate their mutual concerns so i'm very pessimistic on this issue when days and in moscow thank you very much also david to russia in washington d.c. and tonic roth joining us from vienna and of course thank you as well for watching plenty more for you online this show and all the previous ones or at al-jazeera dot
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on the road to democracy as the military position agree on a transition plan an election. i'm now in 10 or nandan with the top stories from europe including mass arrests and a heavy police presence in moscow as russian authorities move to prevent opposition protests spreading beyond the capital. and a day after the u.s. scraps its main arms control treaty with russia its defense secretary says he wants intermediate range missiles in asia. and in sports zimbabwe's cricketers say they'll play for free and effort to keep the game alive there well here from the players fighting to overturn the nation's banks by the game's governing body. but 1st. bring you some breaking news out of the united states has been a mass shooting in the city of el paso that's in the state of texas let's go
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straight to alan fischer joins us live from washington d.c. allan so what more details are emerging about this shooting. what can we say we don't know that there's been a mass shooting what we do know for definite is that there are reports of an active shooter in the area and we are getting reports there may be a number of injuries but it's important to stress that in these situations initial reports are always confused that's because it's very stressful people start seeing different shooters they're not entirely sure what we do know is the el paso is a border area so there are a number of agencies who are already there so with the alcohol tobacco and firearms unit there they're the local police the county police and the f.b.i. they of all sent swat teams to the area know it's a mall area just on the outskirts of el paso their priorities 1st of all will be to neutralize any shooter to contain the scene and then to start looking for
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casualties and perhaps even fatalities if this is in the mall area or even a wal-mart store as we've been told to go through that even with a large number of people will take some time because we're talking about a large area a large floorspace these places tend to be very large indeed so numerous agencies on the scene they are checking reports which happened just about 2 hours ago when we got the 1st reports of an active shooter someone said they saw a man with a leaky 47 and he was firing in the car park but it's important to stress again an issue reports are always confused but we know that the police and a number of other agencies are in the area and they are trying to 1st of all ascertain exactly what is going on and then to see if they can find the shooter allan as we're talking to you with we're seeing pictures that we just. we're seeing pictures on our screen of them evacuating one of those big department stores that
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you were talking about earlier again this is part of the 1st responders the police trying to clear the area and just to ascertain exactly what is happening. well what we're seeing on social media reports of people in the area who are saying that there has been a very orderly evacuation and that's exactly what the police would want at this stage they want people moving away from the close vicinity of where they believe the shooter will be in a very orderly fashion and to do so safely and they will be protected by armed police while that is ongoing the police will take them to a nearly a weird we will be debrief the last what they saw what they heard though in many cases it may well be given the size of some of these american malls the shopping centers as they're also known that no one actually haired or saw anything if it happened away on the other side but the police will want to check anyway there's a number of things that they have to go through in this situation these agencies
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may well have trained at this place for this very scenario it is not something that is uncommon it is not something that would be unusual for the police to prepare for and so you can see why there would be this coordination between numerous agencies in the el paso to try and make sure that people are safe if there was a situation where there is an active shooter which is certainly the reports we started receiving just over 2 hours ago to i love to come back to you as this story develops alan fischer there in washington d.c. . now a new standoff between police and protesters has been taking place in hong kong tens of thousands of demonstrators of marched on saturday in the past 9 hours or so police fired tear gas police station was vandalized the protest began with a rally at a park with crowds and marching through a main shopping district it's the 3rd consecutive day of demonstrations in the territory protesters want an inquiry into police handling of weeks of unrest and the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill thomas says more now from hong kong. the protest
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is now drifting home after yet another day when peaceful protests earlier on saturday turned violent with confrontations with the place late in the day this one was focused along nathan road one of the main shopping streets on the kalou side of hong kong harbor and the police station along that road quickly became the focal point with protesters who'd come with hard hats with gas masks many covering their faces started hurling rocks at the police station and using sticks through the fence to smash up the car was primarily in the compound car park well after about an hour and a half of this took place did come out and started firing tear gas at the crowd which gradually dispersed it yet again a peaceful protest one authorized by the police earlier on saturday quickly became violent that seems to be the pattern with these and this just another day of protests 3 more days with protests in hong kong now than there are without on sunday 2 more expected and on monday
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a general strike is being called across hong kong so they can get out and protest now sudan may finally be on the road to a new democratic future 4 months after president omar al bashir has rule was brought to an end the military junta that's ruled since april and the main opposition groups have reached a constitutional agreement it's expected to lead to the formation of a transitional government to run sudan until elections in 2022 well the deal is not yet been signed but the opposition coalition say they'll appoint sudan's prime minister. the cabinet will have no more than 20 ministers the freedom for change alliance will nominate the prime minister he will then be appointed by the sovereign council and the prime minister will then form a cabinet and that cabinet will need to be confirmed by the sovereign council draft says the paramilitary rapid support force blamed for a crackdown that killed dozens of protesters were brought under the command of the
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armed forces as more. early hours of saturday an announcement that sudan's military giunta and the opposition coalition had agreed on how to govern the country they fleshed out the details on the makeup and functions of a transitional government until elections in 3 years in the new. i'm very pleased in the name of the african mediation and to respect the delegations to declare to the sudanese people and the international community that the 2 delegations have fully agreed on the constitutional project. was. the reaction was immediate on the streets of carter. announcing the deal african union envoy mohamed has on the bot gave no detail about the contents of the declaration he said talks are continuing on how and when it would be signed. during the negotiations the military council ceded to demands for justice over the killing of
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at least 6 people including 4 schoolchildren at a protest earlier in the wake 9 soldiers were detained was a victory for tains of thousands of sudanese who had marched demanding justice for the deaths they get if i get that and that it was certainly a horrible massacre we pray the situation improves and that the right of the students are not neglected blood for blood and punishment is a must was the protesters have been flexing their muscle since december. restoration started with the economy president omar al bashir was in the cross his the number of protests grew along with their demands until bashir was removed in a military coup in april general says off the military council the protesters demanded civilians take the lead in the transition they started a citizen outside the army he called his forcing military rulers to begin talks
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over how to share power. on june 3rd security forces raided that demonstration they killed more than 100 people and injured many more talks resume to months later mediated by the african union any theo pierre the 1st breakthrough came on july 17th leading to the signing of a political agreement between the military jointer and the opposition coalition they agreed on and live in person transitional council with representatives from both sides and a rotating leadership. the disagreements had remained over the wording of constitutional changes now with the details agreed and a signing imminent sudanese people have a roadmap to a more peaceful future shallop ballasts al-jazeera. the police in russia have forcibly detained nearly $700.00 people at a protest after of storage is deemed illegal but those out on the streets of the capital moscow insisted it was a peaceful walk to protest against the exclusion of their candidates from and the
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election next month as i live now to lauren taylor in london was more of my european broadcast center lauren over to you. yes that's right daryn among those detained are prominent activists and an independent monitoring group claims that in some cases protesters were beaten with truncheons as they lay on the floor that there's demonstration follows a similar one last weekend when police detained more than 1300 people in one of the biggest security operations in recent years the protests are holding these rallies to call for free elections imran khan reports from moscow. the police operation designed to stop large numbers of protesters coming to central moscow did exactly that still some did manage to get through to the detentions were switched for all pro thought today there are people like this they pick them up. and they take them in. a van where the idea is returned. the protesters are normally taken so and
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police say some of them the registered journalists were also detained but released almost immediately once they showed proper accreditation protesters are worried the upcoming last go city council elections are being rigged in favor of the governing party united russia most of the opposition candidates have been arrested but one who is at the protest said the numbers were loaded because the authorities were cracking down judiciary. everything depends on how people react so far there are not many of us many people are unhappy with united russia and support this is the lowest since 2006 people are scared of coming to the streets and taking part in rallies if half a 1000000 take to the streets. despite the crackdown the protesters that did make it were hopeful change might come down more stormin yes i'm here because i have a conscience i don't like a lot of things that are happening in this country i'm happy that the young generation woke up and want to have their voices heard i am here because candidates
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are not allowed to run i'm against banning of i'm against the crackdown and i think protest is the only way to show you. police say the protest was illegal and detentions were low and open. monitoring group says the numbers were you much higher than the police who claim it's not clear what's next for russia's protest movement but the authorities are hoping this show of force has stopped it completely imran khan how does there. have also been protests in the french city of note where people have been demonstrating against alleged police brutality accusing the place of being behind the death of a 24 year old whose body was pulled from the river and man disappeared out of place break up a rave on the river bank in june and a mom reports. these protesters are trying to get into police headquarters in the western fringe city of they met with water cannons and tear gas. police moved in as a demonstration calling for justice in the case of a man believed to have drowned in the river turned violent see kony so who is 24
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went missing in june it was the night of the fight the loud music from his national music celebration he detected a free techno concert on oil and didn't. have to fall in the morning police used tear gas to disperse people. 14 people were rescued from the water amid chaos exceeds steve kenny says friends say he didn't know how to swim earlier this week his body was found in the river the local public prosecutor said his office was starting a manslaughter investigation. something the interior minister welcome the friday because you have the investigation which is being carried out under your thorax you're the prosecutor and investigative judge so the whole truth can be established prime minister edouard phillipe has promised to coach said all light on the causes of this tragedy received. but he said initial reports by the police's internal watchdog found no direct link between the police's operation in june and steve can he says disappearance the controversy has fed into wider anger about
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alleged police brutality some opponents of president emmanuel mccall have demanded a parliamentary inquiry that's what happened did not. know his era police in italy who arrested 6 people in connection with a deadly stampede at a nightclub last december incident happened at a concert in the city of and kona 6 men face manslaughter charges for allegedly using pepper spray to cause panic and try to rob patrons 5 teenagers were killed in the ensuing stampede in romania forensic tests confirm that remains discovered in the house of a 65 year old mechanic are that of a missing 15 year old go in a case that shocked the country xander madison who vanished on july the 24th called emergency services 3 times to say she'd been kidnapped beaten and rapes took off artie's 19 hours to locate her as they struggle to trace her calls and search and
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secure search warrants you know the house. has confessed to her murder along with that of another teenage go who was last seen in april the handling of the case has triggered countrywide protests and a string of high profile resignations. that's what i mean the team in london back to you daryn and karen thank you very much now plenty more ahead on the news hour including why there's fear and ebola outbreak in the democratic republic of congo could last for years. and the perils of working in latin america's big economy we hit the road with delivery workers who have plenty of jobs but no security. and a 1st for this formula one driver we'll have all the action from qualifying about hunger and promptly coming up later in the school. but a trade route between south korea and japan has led to more rallies in seoul well that dispute escalated on friday when south korea was removed from tokyo's favored
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trading nations list sold says it's now considering scrapping an intelligence sharing pact rob mcbride has more. the former site of japan's embassy is often the focal point for protests against japan. after the removal of south korea from tokyo's list of preferential trade partners this protest was especially passionate . this is them declaring economic war and firing the 1st shot you war on the campus of my heart goes out to the japanese to have politicians who act like this. it's a deepening dispute borne out of decades old animosities supported by those old enough to have experienced japanese colonial occupation in the last century. along with young people born in this century. many south koreans have been boycotting anything japanese avoiding holidays to the country causing airlines to cancel
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flights refusing to buy japanese goods helped in this tech savvy society by apps that tell you instantly which goods to avoid a government level the mood is palpable. from the frosty like this recent meeting between foreign ministers to the heated. this exchange between japan's foreign minister and the south korean envoy. south korea says it will retaliate by taking japan off its list of preferential trade partners as this dispute deepens with the leaders of the 2 countries. willing all right mable to back down. japan's prime minister shinzo wants to see his country become more assertive in dealings with its neighbors and the trade restrictions against south korea are popular at home his counterpart moon j.n. of south korea was carried into the presidency although wave of people power
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popularity after the forced resignation and impeachment of his predecessor the south koreans changed their government so there's a heightened sense of pride that they are shaping their democracy and awaken democracy can't take japan's recent actions sitting down that's why we're seeing this expression of anger. the economies of both countries are likely to be harmed in this tit for tat wrangle but for now settling old scores seems an irresistible force. of mcbride al-jazeera sole police in thailand looking for 2 suspects believed to be behind a series of bombings in the capital bangkok on friday they released these images of the moment a bomb exploded in a shopping mall police at least 9 exposes a plantain but not all detonated the attacks coincided with a major political summit attended by southeast asian foreign ministers 2 other men
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have been arrested. artillery shelling as stopped all flights at the only functioning airport in libya's capital tripoli is meting airport has come under repeated attacks since the war not only for half to our north an offensive to capture the city in full. a conditional cease fires in place in northwest syria after a week of intensifying airstrikes on in the province the truce was brokered during peace talks in kazakhstan the opposition says it will stick to the deal as long as the government does too so hard it has more. on the turkey syria border. there is a cautious calm in rebel controlled southern and northern hummer russian and syrian warplanes have been repeatedly targeting towns like noman for the past 3 months a cease fire that came into effect on friday night has brought some respect for people living in that corner of northwest syria who have lost so much. money i mean i am a thing of the law after all that happened isn't it too late for
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a ceasefire people have been displaced killed their homes destroyed but they are still scared to return to their homes more than 400000 syrians have been displaced at least 800 civilians were killed their names documented by war monitors among the casualties 216 children but the syrian government and its allies failed to recapture ground probably opposition. it was here before with the russians with all their power were not able to make any gains along with the syrian regime they lost a lot of men and they were only able to take 2 or 3 villages and that's why they wanted the ceasefire early on the ground we are stronger and there was about. it proved to be a costly battle for the syrian government and its allies who reportedly suffered heavy losses in their ranks. the ceasefire was brokered by the backers of the opposition and the government turkey and russia but it is a conditional truce that puts pressure on turkey to create
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a demilitarized zone around it the province free of weapons and fighter is in line with the so-called saatchi memorandums the mainstream rebel factions left their positions in the planned zone last year but the strongest group at the leadership which many of the international community believe is still linked to al qaida refused it hasn't said if it will comply this time this issue a challenge for both sides for to get to implement the agreement. because voters today mutations. can't couldn't do before so i personally think that there is. tremendous and. that there will be a new escalation of. the syrian opposition believes the government will eventually violate the cease fire and the bombing will resume if not in a few hours then in a few weeks or a few months it lips fate is up to russia and turkey they still want to maintain
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close relations and as long as there are geopolitical interests are aligned the conditions attached to the ceasefire may be overlooked senator al jazeera because you have to have. the united states has extended temporary protection against deportation of around 7000 syrians that means they'll be able to stay in the u.s. for at least 18 more months as kristen salumi discovered the extension offers some consolation but not much 31 year old i had 1st you is a syrian activist who 1st came to the u.s. in 2015 to give a talk about the situation back home in 2011 she'd taken to the streets in her home city of aleppo to demand a more inclusive government started and i leave but we started really they can you people and then it started to be like 100 than thousands of thousands but what started as a protest movement quickly turned to a civil war as her family fled to turkey she stayed behind volunteer in
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a hospital you see like you see sometimes people are dying in front of your eyes you can't do anything to 2 of them who see how families are a good evening there. until the hospital like so much of her hometown was destroyed by government bombs. tossed i left walking and i mean because. i i stopped i couldn't see anyone worldwide some 14000000 syrians have been displaced by the ongoing war indiscriminate bombing continue to claim the lives of children and civilians syrians like the stoop who've been residing in the u.s. since 2016 have been granted temporary protective status that means they can work legally and for a further 18 months at least won't face deportation but those who work with refugees say so many more need help other syrians became even hours later after
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that that are left without that protection and left in a really insecure position and really uncertain about what's going to happen next 1st stukas mixed feelings about staying and she can't leave the country to visit family or help people back home and you should be grateful and feel like you are the lucky person to be here at all and your people are under the bombardments and they're there ultimately she wants to go home we are going back when this crazy a regime killing us but so far no one has been able or willing to protect them kristen salumi al jazeera new york. measures to detect a democratic republic of congo may only be identifying hall of those with the disease a company's response coordinator is also warning that the outbreak could last up to 3 unions health workers are trying to contain it spread in the eastern city of goma
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4 cases have been confirmed that well the democratic republic of congo are seeing a bowl of cases doubled in the last 3 months the relief agency doctors without borders says the number of new cases averaging between 75 and a 100 each week at least 2700 people have been infected in the 2nd worst about the outbreak in history the virus has killed at least 80 people in the past year stephanie decker has the latest from kigali in rwanda. what the authorities in the d.r. see now want to do is to tackle this crisis at a local level they want local doctors to engage with the community to talk to people to educate them about hygiene washing their hands and also to accept a vaccine particularly to the people that have been deemed as coming into close contact with those who have the virus this is the problem with it once you identify a person who has been infected with you then need to trace back all the people that they have come into contact with you need to test them you need to vaccinate them
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and potentially quarantine them and this is also why it's become a renewed concern if you will because this crisis has been going on for about a year now in the but because 4 cases were discovered in goma on the border with a city of over 2000000 people so there is that that concern of cross border infected patients but that hasn't happened yet so what the rwandan authorities have done is beefed up their health screenings at the border they've been training their health workers anyway and they are also carrying out drills in the hospitals just to be prepared but having said that they've never had a case of a bird here. time for a short break here al jazeera when we come back. at the refugee camp and i'll tell you what's being done to hold isolate countable as the victims of war crimes still of a justice. at its core this west indies transman shows he's still got plenty in the tank at age 39 years old more in the state of texas now again.
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hello there fairly quiet picture across much of the middle east the winds there are a little bit bristly that is pushing its way across the areas of jordan down across iraq and on down towards q 845 celsius the high few kuwait city on sunday 43 in baghdad we could see some showers just lose northern coast but they could actually push into ankara as well little bit cooler on monday as they call it a $28.00 degrees but pretty feeling it fresh in the wake of those showers and 30 celsius and be rouged on monday then we headed towards the south asia model so making its presence felt in to doha we've got 44 celsius and it will be fairly breezy still very hot and still feel humid as well what you'll see here on sunday is really no sign of any clouds along these coastal areas of yemen and oman but we
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could have more cloud in the 4 calls as we head into monday probably no showers but certainly a mix of it see on sunday 43 in baghdad we could see some showers just well as northern coastal areas attacking but they could actually push into ankara as well little bit cooler on monday as they call it a $28.00 degrees that pretty feeling it fresh in the wake of those showers and 30 celsius and be rouged on monday then we headed towards the model so make his presence felt in to doha we've got $44.00 celsius and it will be fairly breezy still very hot and still feel humid as well what you'll see here on sunday is read . no sign of any clouds along these coastal areas of yemen and no mom but we could have more cloud in the 4 calls as we head into monday part of the showers but sunny a mix of it see on sunday 43 in baghdad we could see some showers just all is northern coast tacky but they could actually push into ankara as well little bit
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cooler on monday say cool to 28 degrees that pretty feeling fresh in the wake of those showers and 30 celsius and be reached on monday then we headed towards the model so make his presence felt into $44.00 celsius and it will be fairly breezy still very hot and still feel humid as well what you'll see here though on sunday is really no sign of any clouds along these coastal areas of yemen and oh mom but we could have more cloud in the 4 calls as we head into monday part of those showers but certainly a mix of. 6 being a time. out where we are. now a conflict that is now considered to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis the only need not to have to divert it to score stock responses on or really for say an investigation into how billions of euros are made from supplying arms to saudi arabia a leader of the coalition fighting a ruhr in the south because you in about. 3 months of planning involved
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yemen war profiteers on al jazeera. welcome back a quick reminder the top stories here on the news police in the u.s. are responding to a shooting at a shopping center in el paso. texas police say the scene is still active in that multiple shooters could be involved. there's been another day of mass protests in hong kong descending into a tense standoff with police thousands marched to call for an inquiry into police conduct on the withdrawal of a controversial extradition. downs military council and its main opposition
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coalition that have finalized the constitution agreement the deal paves the way for the formation of a transitional government and elections in 2022 let's go back to that breaking news now out of the u.s. there are reports of multiple shooters at large in the city of el paso in the state of texas let's go straight out to alan fischer joins us live from washington d.c. allan so this is a fast moving situation and what more details have you been hearing there. while people overseas still trying to get on top of all busy of the facts it's important again to note that often in these cases the initial reports are very confused or not always accurate what we're hearing from the local t.v. station is that 18 people have been wounded the extent of their injuries not nor and they all happened in one store in a wal-mart store which is a large chain here in the united states now the police and el paso have tweeted out just in the last few minutes that the scene is still very much active and they say
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they have multiple reports of multiple shooters that would not be unusual in many cases we do get reports of multiple shooters because people hear the gunshots coming from different areas but certainly the police are operating under the assumption that there is more than one shooter in this area this is all next to a very large shopping mall a shopping center just on the outskirts of el paso in texas very close to the airport about 3 to 4 kilometers away from the airport there are 140 stores there now the police priority 1st of all is to try and find the shooter and neutralize the shooter or shooters in this case given the latest tweet to start to clear the area and if you're talking about very large stores 140 of them in total that is going to take a very long time and then they can start looking for people who have been wounded or have been killed over sleep time is of the essence of someone who has been more and did the last thing they would want is them simply to bleed to death no there
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are a number of agencies because el paso is a border city so you have groups like the a.t.f. alcohol tobacco and firearms the f.b.i. county police local police they are all on the scene they are coordinating their response we're told there are a number of swat teams they are specialized units were fired are experts and also expertise in this sort of thing they would have. together for this sort of eggs this sort of incident and the moving through the shopping mall at the moment apparently just checking each and every store looking for the shooter or shooters but just to recap or the local t.v. station in el paso is reporting 18 people have been wounded the extent of the injuries at this stage is not known the police are saying this is still a very active scene and they have multiple bull reports of multiple shooters and alan just briefly other police warning local residents to stay away from the area
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as well because it's still active and they're still trying to ascertain what exactly is going on. well the roads around the area have been closed there were a number of people in a number of stores one of them at the far end of the mall from the wal-mart they were held in place there there has been an orderly evacuation in some parts of the shopping center that is obviously the police trying to clear the area as quickly as possible those people will be debriefed they'll be asked what they heard and what they saw it is perhaps possible that given the size of the shopping center that people at one end simply didn't know what was going on at the other so this will be a surprise to them but we're seeing pictures of people being led by the police to an area of safety clearly this is a major operation there are numerous agencies involved and this is going to take some time before the police can actually get on top of this situation what all the facts and then start briefing the media their priority at the moment is locating
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the shooter or shooters and treating those who may have been wounded in this incident all right allan we'll about come back to you as this story develops alan fischer there in washington d.c. thank you. now u.s. defense secretary mark as he's in favor of putting intermediate range missiles in asia the comments come just a day after the u.s. withdrew from an arms control treaty with russia as was visiting the asia pacific region the way he's expected to meet several leaders well let's bring in richard white says a defense and security analyst with global consultancy joins us live now from washington d.c. richard so what do you make of the timing of as announcement given that just yesterday the u.s. confirmed it was actually pulling out of the intermediate nuclear forces treaty. this has been long the scots the problem with this treaty was that it only lent to the missiles of russia and the united states where as china was on limited and therefore the developing thousands of these missiles of the range between 505500
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kilometers so one of the reasons why the us left the treaty was because russia was violating it but another was because of the imbalance in which the us had and see launch missiles or airpower whereas russia or china could deploy large numbers of cheap missiles based on the chinese mainland so exiting the treaty now means the u.s. can develop and deploy these kinds of systems the us wouldn't have done this under a treaty because they wouldn't violate the treaty but now there is no treaty to violate so the pentagon has a green light richard there's been no timeline milled details as to where these missiles will be deployed but it does move like you do think to reassure regional allies like australia like new zealand who are worried about some more minutes we had of china. that is the hope i mean it cuts both ways so some many of the countries in the region are core are
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concerned by china's growing strength and newfound assertiveness and they want the u.s. to counter that balance china but it's going to be a problem for the u.s. the challenge of finding countries that are willing to host these systems because they would accept the missile that is actually aimed at china which couldn't tighen eyes the chinese even more so australia new zealand are possible candidates is also very likely since the us position but ideally the u.s. would want to put these missiles closer to china or develop faster kinds of missiles the kinds of russians are developing these hypersonic systems but again this is sort of new i mean the u.s. is now with the treehouse the option to consider these these these possibilities and it's going to work with these allies to figure out what's an acceptable and an optimal strategy and as you say the announcement is bound to china as beijing is vying with washington so influence rights across the asia region how do you see
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beijing responding to this why though the secretary gave a good retort that you know ok china may not like the fact that the u.s. and russia are no longer constrained but china is not constrained itself has refused to even consider joining this treaty and as thousands of these kinds of missiles so it's kind of off or on to say the least for the chinese to jack to the u.s. deploy missile which they have so many of just a final thought richard i mean how could this play into the north korea dynamic i mean could washington use this as leverage perhaps in the denuclearization talks with. not so much i mean north korea is a target that targets north korea are covered by multiple possible attack systems so you can use aircraft in japan you can use missiles in japan and korea because aircraft carriers the problem is not attacking targets in north korea the problem
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is you don't want to do that because they're going to then destroy much of south korea and up in retaliation so i don't think this is sort of an independent of the north korea situation it's more i think to balance china and give the u.s. more options to manage the rise of china in asia not so much north korea richard was thank you for talking to al-jazeera now the 8th round of u.s. taliban peace talks has taken place in doha a senior official said a peace agreement could be expected between the warring sides and would enable foreign forces to be withdrawn the taliban said they will not talk with the afghan government about the future of the country until the u.s. agrees to withdraw its troops sultan barakat is director for the center of conflict and humanitarian studies at the institute for graduate studies he says there's been a great deal of mistrust between both sides. this round is very much a continuation of the last round which happened at the beginning of july then they
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reached the point of needing to sort the timetable for for the withdrawal as you can appreciate the conflict has been going on for 18 years or so there are a great deal of mistrust between all sides not just between them americans and the taliban but also the americans the taliban's and the government in kabul and over the 18 years there's been a great buildup of forces and bases in afghanistan so from a taliban perspective they would like to see an immediate withdrawal and as soon as possible on the american side of course they would like to undertake an orderly withdrawal which also offers guarantees to the afghan government and the afghan people and the various political viewpoints in afghanistan that it is not going to be done in a rush everyone is still very conscious of what happened in iraq and do not wish to see. a rushed withdrawal from from again this time it's an
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important. point because if they the americans in reality can agree in principle with the taliban but for them to sign anything it has to be done with a government and for that to happen. needs to start thinking in terms of sharing power moving into a new government arrangement within afghanistan so the direct talks with the current government is really critical it is true that they refused to recognize the government and so far they've refused to sit with them formally directly but they have in the tickly sat with some officials particularly over the last round of in tribe gun talks that took place in doha albeit in their personal capacity but they have started the. logging with some of his shills and the hope now is that as they say the united states is serious about will draw in exchange for counterterrorism
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measures and guarantees that they would warm up more to to the idea of talking directly to the government with talks of a diplomatic end to the conflict in afghanistan there's a renewed urgency to stop civilian casualties the un says at least 1366 civilians were killed in the 1st half of this year that's slightly down from the same period 2018 and to government forces including the taliban and i still responsible for $306.00 of those deaths while government forces killed at least 717 civilians and airstrikes largely by international forces have killed or injured 519 individuals including 150 children. it's been 5 years since thousands of years edis in iraq were taken hostage killed or forced into exile but i saw the communities demanding accountability for the crimes a special u.n. investigation team says is making slow but steady progress solid binge of aid reports and. sharing child who tries to forget the pain suffered under years of
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vice and rule it's a hard task i still fight as used her as a sex slave causing deep physical and emotional scars and estimated 7000 years the women and girls were taken from many had to endure what went through she's found her sons after i say lost it's lost territory in syria but her 2 daughters are still missing. you know. i think i have i missed my daughter so much i would give my life if i could see them again. it's hard for her sons to readjust if they've forgotten their language and feel disconnected from the u.v.b. culture. but one of her most painful memories is venturing lost her husband in sin jar. they dug a hole in the backyard killed several bodies we saw it in college a town behind a trench we saw many dead bodies couldn't go to see my husband i was banned from
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the place they killed many people that day. 5 years since the u.c. these were targeted by ice and mass graves are still being uncovered especially united nations investigative team to promote accountability for crimes committed by ice and. is currently examining evidence while most families in this are you see these the un body investigating eisel war crimes says that she shot back everyone suffered under eisel unitard is trying to hold isolate culpable for the crimes that committed the un mandated investigative body says it's making progress but we've had some very you know major successes in terms of receiving information and evidence we have 600000 plus videos now we have received information from government authorities and best practices were needed for ensuring that evidence was collected in a way that it could be preserved and it could be admissible in
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different courts in different parts of the world. a forensic lab has been set up to test d.n.a. samples from graves experts seeking more funding to improve in expedite their work the director told us that matching d.n.a. samples is a complicated task that requires comparing samples from with victim's families some are still in syria and many others are living abroad other than the one we're looking for missing bodies and most are in mass graves located in remote areas of these places are full of landmines and it gets very hot in areas like and the staff can only work during early hours of the morning. regardless of the challenges involved thousands of you see these in camps like this one want justice and even though they want to move on with their lives. don't want to return to their homes and. she says the place has horrible memories and she'd rather wait to be reunited
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with their daughters as long as that may take. then the nature's government is assessing the damage and it's southwest region after an earthquake struck on friday at least one person was killed and several others injured and as many as $200.00 homes were damaged the magnitude 6.8 quake forced many people to leave the area and these are 1000 are in temporary shelters. in several latin american countries the digital platforms are helping people find jobs but the work can be perilous many end up spending long hours for low pay and no benefits stories about reports from what is ours. a regular sight when a site is delivery workers waiting outside restaurants pharmacies and supermarkets willing to deliver to you whatever you may need. if you got to look place has been living in one of site is for 4 years he's from venezuela and says that thanks to
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this job he can send money back home every week. i am thankful to argentina for giving me a home you know is a day from monday to monday it is stop bus it allows me to make a living. and he's not alone as there are thousands of people in when a society is making a living like this these days as delivery apps have become a showpiece for the up and coming tech industry delivery applications generate much needed jobs in a country like argentina that is going through an economic crisis but complain of poor favor. sure and coverage for workers say putting employees had risk. and that's why a judge suspended the apps on friday he demanded companies should pay for safety gear for those who work for them. it's not clear when the ban will belief did.
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a deal is now working for a happy he received a heart transplant 6 years ago and says this is the only place where he can work because most companies won't hire him he works every day and makes about $500.00 a month. we work for the companies because it's the only thing we can find but they make us pay for helmets clothes backpack to take things in the end you make very little money. a few weeks ago at delivery a worker was run over by a car in the message one of the company workers asked him to take a picture of the product he was carrying the man responded he was unable to move and the text message with the company went to fire all because it had stains of blood. labor unions insist workers are being exploited because they're underpaid and have no benefits. we are trying to get these new apps to respect the law we are not against them or new technology but we need them to be responsible
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for the people that work for them they treat the delivery workers as collaborators and they're not if they work with the companies someone should be responsible the companies insist the apps are meant to help people get extra cash using digital platforms like uber but 11 america it has become a main source of income that attracts mostly vulnerable people with little chances of standing up to defend their rights. when a site is. time for another short break your knowledge is there when we come back. to hit the site of the latest installment of one of sports greatest rivalry smaller stay with us. america is divided like never before inside is so convinced that they are
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but about time for the sports car was hit there and thank you so much jim bob way cricketers say they'll play for free in an effort to keep the sport alive in the country the game's governing body the i.c.c. has suspended the nation's cricket union because of government interference it's a huge. fall from grace for cricket in zimbabwe hatcher was granted full membership status in 1982 the same year they beat england at the world cup in 1905 way won their 1st test match an innings victory over pakistan 4 years later they just missed out on reaching the world cup semifinals they were picked to the last 4 by new zealand but by 2003 the game was reflecting the political unrest in the country
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henry olonga and andy flower wore black armbands during a world cup match to protest against the robert mugabe regime occurrences french and as the latest setback for the men's ag women's game. reports. everyone here says they just want to play international cricket but right now that's not possible the international cricket council the world governing body has suspended zimbabwe of a government interference in the running of the sports which is a breach of the i.c.c. constitution for us it came at a time when the day before we're supposed to go for an island in a 1000000000 or so you can only imagine really even camp for a couple of weeks actually really had been looking forward to it and then just the day before we'd been told that there's no more funding because you know he would have had been suspended the suspension came after the entire zimbabwe national cricket board was suspended by the country sports and recreation commission last
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month for ministration an interim committee is now in charge many players are frustrated and nervous time is running out we need to go to the global qualifiers if a decision is not made as soon as possible we are going to miss that miss out on that and we would have cured speech was curious these girls only know cricket until the situation is resolved there's little or no money for salaries towards and development programs. zimbabwe's economic environment is tough and like other sports cricket is getting little support from sponsors and corporations most of its funding comes from the international cricket council and some fear that could now mean the end of zimbabwe playing internationally. zimbabwean officials insist there has been no political interference in cricket saying the interim board is day to examine the finances of the association and investigate claims of 50 fraud and
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corruption in the sport he added elections next but those directly affected say there's only one way to resolve this crisis is just basically asked for unconditional reinstatement of the board and then only been there allows back into the set up of the last big into the i.c.c. so i think for now that's there's just no in the solution that there is i think up leaders the it been a little bit more dialogue between the 2 parties before dyce's it made their ruling maybe there would have been maybe a little bit of a little something else to look at but now i think this is you basically put it in black and white that the only thing that has to be done is to to reinstate the board. but the players are not giving up the women's national cricket team is still practicing in case the matter is results soon. and that means low be ready to take part in the i.c.c. women's t 20 world cup global qualify in scotland in a few weeks the question now is who will back down 1st in the stalemate zimbabwe
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with the i.c.c. . al-jazeera. steve smith is yet again leading an australia recovery effort as they left deciding when a competitive target in the 1st ashes test australia closed the 3rd day in birmingham on 124 for 3 with a 2nd innings lead of 34 smith will resume on 46 not out he came out with the aussies in real trouble at 27 for 2 former captain has already rescued his team once in this match by scoring a century in the 1st innings. west indies batsman chris gayle is showing that he is still as deadly as ever at 39 years old the opener smash 30 she was just won over from pox on international should opt out of a domestic t 20 event in canada gayle said he wanted to quit international cricket after the world cup but later changed his mind he's missing the windies current t 20 series with india will be rejoining the squad for the one day series beginning next week red bulls match for sap and will start sunday's grand prix from paul the
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21 year old dutch driver qualified fastest on saturday to grab the 1st full of his career joining the staff and on the front row is finland's valtteri bottas he was quick as well to says mercedes teammate and current world championship leader lewis hamilton will begin from 3rd on the grid i mean the whole weekend was good but in cough it was really hooked up and of course that's where you like it to be an call fine to be hooked up but the lab steps are good and of cause and to come away with position my 1st one is well. it was was very nice. should have been that tension for us to be up there seat belts was right near him so it could have been luck should have been look less from my side so they bit disappointed in that respect but still there and by giving. argentina star little messi has been banned from international football for 3 months south america's football governing body
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punished him for saying the copa america was corrupt as he also said the cup was fixed for brazil brazil were hosting the tournament in argentina lost 2 nil to them in the semifinals messi has also been given a $50000.00 fine. and a 1st inning grand slam decided the latest installment of want to baseball's greatest rivalries. trail to nothing. that. makes you think labor taurus's efforts helping the new york yankees to a 42 win over the boston red sox the defending world series champions boston have now lost 5 straight games for the 1st time since 2015. daryn back to you well that's it for me down top of the news out loans up next with much more news that you've got so much.
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