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tv   Fighting Slavery From Space  Al Jazeera  August 19, 2019 8:33am-9:00am +03

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said there are about 43 fire incidents every day and more than 1000 people have died in fires this year alone most who live in slums are no wages and have very little choice as to where they can leave people here said they have lost everything and they feel devastated some of the people have been living in this slum for more than 20 years many are trying to follow what they can uncertain about what their future will hold and where they will leave next thundered. dhaka bangladesh at least 20 people are feared dead after a fuel tank exploded in western uganda the explosion happened when the tanker carrying fuel overturned and burst into flames the fire and gulf 2 buses and destroyed nearby buildings restrictions remain in some parts of kashmir nearly 2 weeks after india revoked the region's autonomy hundreds of marched through srinagar on the indian administered side to protest against the continued lockdown india has lifted some curbs but reimposed some restrictions on movement in srinagar
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the violence over the weekend between local people and police. 2 kayakers had a lucky escape. collapsed in southern alaska take a look at this. movement the moment draw the part of the spencer glassy a caved in just over a week ago the collapse created a huge wave across spencer lake which sent the caucus flee as fast as they could the para skate with no injuries despite one being hit in the ribs by. a piece of flying ice. a clock has been unveiled in iceland to remember the 1st of its $400.00 glasses to melt away during due to climate change or cubical last year used to cover 15 square kilometers but it's been reduced to a small area of ice on top of a volcano it was officially declared dead in 2014 it's from aerial memorial rather bears the inscription
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a letter to the future warning all of iceland's grasses are expected to disappear within the next 200 years city officials in portland oregon are relieved the dueling demonstrations between for rights and anti fascist protesters were not as violent as anticipated police arrested 13 people and seized metal poles best spray and other weapons u.s. president donald trump has warned that he's considering designating the left wing group and a terror organization runnels reports from portland. sporadic clashes between members of far right organizations and anti-fascists spread through the streets of portland hours after a far right rally concluded portland police declared a state of civil disturbance in the city. we estimate that there were approximately $1200.00 demonstrators at the peak of the demonstrations our team spent many hours
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monitoring the various groups as they gather splintered reformed and moved throughout the downtown core the day of tension began with a demonstration staged by far right groups led by a militant organization called the proud boys they were heavily outnumbered by. their supporters and peaceful protesters expressing opposition to far right groups a heavy police presence covered the area officer seized shields poles and bear spray from protesters many portland residents were upset that far right demonstrators came to their liberal left leaning city to cause trouble as far as somebody coming here and getting a group together just to fight al that's mascot a short time after the proud boys and their supporters arrived in the park tensions rose you could see that the groups of anti-fascist protesters have gathered here underneath this bridge to the other side there cross that greenlaw on the far right
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and neo-fascist groups have gathered there being kept apart by the police and the hope is that the police presence will keep these 2 sides from engaging in any violence police in riot gear ordered anti fun not to crowd into the streets at one point pushing the group back then abruptly the far right crowd beat a hasty retreat the proud boys and their supporters with through across a bridge which police closed off to prevent from pursuing and i think that what we need to do is continue to show that we are going to fight against these ideals of fascism and nazis as much as it takes president donald trump inserted himself in the affair tweeting that might be named an organization of terror but he. had no criticism of neo fascist or far right groups proud boys leader joe big was pleased by trump's message go ahead from the president from twitter he talks about policies
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watching people that's all we want to see god the violence and dueling demonstrations are further evidence of a country deeply divided with a president who exploits those divisions in search of political gains robert oulds al jazeera portland. tina's treasury minister has resigned after a week of economic turmoil triggered by the defeat of president resume mockery in a primary poll nicholas to giovani lead i.m.f. loan negotiations and implemented austerity measures his resignation as a significant renewal in the government's economic policies the woodlands of mexico city's chapultepec park have won a major global award in a city is polluted as the mexican capital despite the sprawling park is a lifeline to nature and clean air. as will.
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mexico city's chippie depict park is the largest urban forest in latin america. it's a massive area nearly twice the size of new york city's central park there's a manmade lake a zoo there's even an 18th century castle sitting atop a hill one of 8 museums located within the park complex. is the park's administrator and is especially proud of the diversity of attractions the park has to offer the local community he didn't move there is that the thought this park has everything from archaeological ruins to contemporary art we have an entire section devoted to sports and another section focused on conservation and capturing valuable rainwater for the city's aqua fairs. one of the park's many hidden gems is a quiet reading space nestled among the trees there we met don't godel's a caretaker here of more than 33 years he says the forest is rich in history but also has
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a unique effect on its visitors. who sometimes people arrive here emotionally charged but the energy in the forest removes all the negativity and stores it in the earth people always leave here more peace it's a place of positive energies. this summer the chap with the pick part was awarded the 2900 international large urban park salute. a recognition that takes exception to a space is environmental value to a city after all the most important feature of the park is the forest itself the world urban parks association has referred to chip with a big park as a 7 square kilometer green long for mexico city walking among the more than $180000.00 trees that make up with that big forest it's easy to forget that we're one of the biggest and busiest cities in the world. mexico's dry season often means an increase in air pollution made worse by the more than 6000000 motor vehicles that transit the city. there are species of trees here that actually trap
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contaminants from the air such as volatile organic compounds which are released when you burn fuel such as gasoline wood coal or natural gas these dangerous contaminants are captured by the trees. there's even more good news coming from the world class to depict part mexico's federal government has allocated in additional one and a half kilometers of land to expand the already sprawling urban forest bundled up and his eda mexico city. just ahead on the news in sports this form our world champion sends out a warning message the head of the world athletics championships. we're talking about ivory poachers who have decimated populations of elephants in africa they almost always ship the ivory out of
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a different country from where it was poached because that's where you start to search for looking in the wrong place this radiocarbon dating method tell us if trade of ivory is legal or not then we have a place we can focus law enforcement on take those out and perhaps choke the source of the ip from tensioning the network take no at this time and emphysema. al-jazeera. every. millions of workers a big in slaved in the british jones of india one i want to waste explores how satellite technology is now helping to set them free. 0.
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0 again time to support his son. thank you very much with tennis in madison keys has given herself a major boost ahead of this month's u.s. open the american has won her 1st cincinnati open title keys was up against a 2 time grand slam champion svetlana kuznetsova in the final 16th a seed overcame early deficits in the 1st and 2nd sets to defeat the russian wild card 7576 this is the 5th title of her career. australia's batsman hung on the at lord's as the 2nd ashes test and did draw in england had set the oldies a victory target of 267 and it looked like the home side had a shot at winning when they took to it it's in the 1st 6 overs australia though avoided getting bowled out on and so even london the tourists lead the series
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a one nothing. all straight is star batsman steve smith didn't bat in the 2nd innings that he was out of the match it with a delayed concussion smith was hit on the head in the 1st innings of by 148 kilometer an hour ball from a draw for archer he's also a delegate for the next test match which starts at headingley on thursday. and cricketers are celebrating the historic home when all the new zealand in the 1st test chasing a target of 268 kept in the corner right now provided the backbone or with his 1st century in 23 innings sri lanka storming into a 6 wicket to win the 1st time any team has chased down a 3 figure score to win a test in god. with. what will now and frank lampard is still looking for his 1st win as chelsea boss his side drew one old
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against leicester in the english premier league all sunday it follows them getting thrashed out for a nail in their open and to majesty united chelsea also failed to win the us 1st super cup at midweek against liverpool so results business clearly. it's strange because a performance against manchester united i drew my me happy in today's 4 no result certainly didn't look for that we need both here we need both we need and i believe we can we have 5 minutes because we have good quality so we have performance in as we've shown that already but there are moments in this personally moment in the game where we have to be tough and you know our manchester united have the chance to make it to n.z. from 2 on monday but it won't be easy for all your goodness also aside their away to warsaw who beat them twice last season. they were talks games and they are well run. hard team to break down defend the. don't give you
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a lot of spaces. they can play they can count retyped set pieces are always dangerous so we've been. looking at the games we've had last season see if there's any tweaks and different things we need to do this time. and then are fast becoming the team for french champions by sounds on mind they've condemned p.s.g. to their 1st defeat of the league season and winning at home to one follows one of the great upsets in french football then defeated the paris side on penalties to win last season's. jamaican sprinter you have lake and has sent a warning message ahead of the world asked that it said championships in doha the former world champion known as the beast is to hold my favorite adam it to me in the photo finish to win the one who did meet us at the birmingham diamond league meeting both that these were given at the same time of 10 point north 7 seconds
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with blake declared the winner. and the women's 200 meters final ocean rule from the bahamas convincingly beat great britain to denationalize smith to make his double elim pick 100 meters champ initially and fraser price it finished and said. u.s. . is considering retiring after losing his heavyweight championship all such a day the former 2 division champions was stopped deep in the 4th round up by fellow american steve chip kanye had been a champion for just over a year having beats in the church in their 1st title match now 40 years old he says he needs to speak to his family before making a final decision over his future. and that's all for me we'll have more later on so many thanks for the news hour but as you know the news that a stop so i'll be back in just a moment with more of the best news see them. harder
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oh yeah wait. iranian oil tanker that was seized off the coast of set sail after a us request to have it held again is tonight. again this is al jazeera live from doha i'm adrian finnegan also coming up we have been very good discussions with the taliban who have a very good discussions with the afghan government u.s. president donald trump says that progress is being made in afghanistan talks and gives a clearer picture of how many american troops will stay that. sudan's transitional
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council to announce the names of the group that will lead the country's new democratic transition. of hundreds of thousands of hong kong defy the government and the weather to stage another protest. the iranian oil tanker held for 6 weeks off the coast of set sail brought to refuse to quote a request from the u.s. department of justice to seize the vessel a supreme court judge in the british territory ordered the tank is released let's go live now to gibraltar i was here as andrew symonds is there so i'm sure it's set sail but where is it going. that's the $1000000.00 question it is heading east into the mediterranean it's destination unknown its transponder is simply saying mediterranean but there it is now complying with
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all maritime law having been reflagged and having the names adrian warm on all relevant parts of this vessel with a cargo of a hot $140000000.00 worth of light crude oil the preparations took a long time there were some technical difficulties we saw some crew be winched on to the ship something like 4 or 5 hours ago we were alongside in very choppy waters an engineer specialist engineer was there for around 4 to 5 hours before being shipped back to shore once he bent back to sure then that radio message you played out of the top of the show was heard. was brought up from 80 me to debts and slowly the bulk of the tanker maneuvered out of the anchorage into the straits of gibraltar then swung east into the mediterranean it's getting up to
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speed now where entirely unsure of what's going to happen next diplomatically or nautically or anything else as far as the supreme court goes in japan it is complying with the e.u. sanctions now because iran gave a guarantee a written guarantee to the court that it would not go to syria however since then the iranian foreign ministry has declared that it would actually go it could go any way it wanted to iran was not bound by any statute from the e.u. all the us and the us in particular is cynical about the situation it wanted the seizure of the ship. then issued a warrant through a district court which again on sunday here in gibraltar there was a reiteration of the gibraltar position and the e.u.'s position in that they had
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separate sanctions from the u.s. on iran and hey you're seeing the political dimension here the softer line taken by the e.u. the harder line taken by the united states was the was a much broader range of sanctions targeting the i r c g which is the islamic revolutionary guard corps who they say own the ship which is a terrorist organization whereas gibraltar insists that there is no category of terrorist organization put on the name of c.g. budget bolter the u.k. or indeed the entire you therefore they regard it as being compliant is there any realistic chance under this or least going to end up in syria. well there are a lot of cynical people around not just the united states who feel that whatever was written may not be really worth the paper the pen was put to there are a number of maritime experts who say that there could be a trans shipment from another port lebannon has been declared as
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a possibility it could be offshore it could it could lie offshore from lebanon on a possibly and this is speculation by the way and then that could be a trance shipment but this ship is the most trucked of any vessel in the world right now it's colossal it is transponders are working it is putting out a signal anybody could pick an i phone up and download an app and see exactly where it's going you know it's it is it is really mistreat a way as to where it's going but any real feeling that this is now going to lift all the tension in the strait of hormuz might be misguided it is entirely unsure because remember 2 weeks after this ship was seized on all july the 4th there was the seizure of a british flag ship by the iranians in the strait of hormuz that ship is still detained it was a tit for tat sort of thing from iran now the u.k.
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in wanting to take some of the tension out of it said bolter saying this is try to deescalate the situation well they expect to see the release of that tanker that remains to be seen but of course of the united states takes any action i mean it may be far fetched to think that they would actually board and try to detain this ship in international waters if that sort of thing happened then obviously the escalation would be immense and who knows what will happen next if if the u.s. is intent on pursuing this every step of the way then there could be more escalation it's a it's unclear it's about as unclear as some of the mist and fog that's been coming down on this tiny part of the british territory. over the past few days after many thanks i was there as anderson is reporting live there from to brought up. u.s. president will trump has given a clearer picture about the number of u.s. troops that will remain in afghanistan saying that around 13000 will stay in the
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country his announcement comes as eisel claimed responsibility for one of the deadliest attacks in the last 18 months in kabul trump also said he's had very good talks between the taliban and the afghan government we're talking to afghanistan of both the government and also talking to the taliban have a very good discussions we'll see what happens we've really got it down to probably 13000 people and we'll be bringing it down a little bit more there will decide whether or not we'll be staying longer or not we haven't very good discussions with the taliban who have a very good discussions with the afghan government i think it's very important that we continue intelligence there in all cases because it is somewhat of a nest for him to get us and we have things under control very well with a small force we can probably make it a little bit smaller and then we'll decide it will depend on the taliban it will
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depend on the afghan government. but there is a case to be made and the case also is that we're going to be leaving very significant intelligence behind for just the reasons i stated in afghanistan families have begun to bury those killed in saturday's attack eisel claimed responsibility for killing 63 people who were attending a wedding reception just a warning that you may find some of the pictures in charlotte palaces reports to stopping. awaiting that a suicide bomber turned into a massacre these people are waiting to hear with their relatives and friends survived still want to go i want to stick that i'm here to find out about my son to find out if he's ok some people say that his neck is injured some people say his hand is injured he's not answering his phone i don't know what to do. more than 1000 people at the waiting for a young couple from afghan shia muslim minority to his zahra the marriage
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certificate had just been signed when i saw a suicide attacker wearing a vest packed with explosives detonated them near the stage. there i was at the back of the wedding hall when suddenly a big explosion happened i fell down and when i stood up i saw titles and people scattered on the ground the scene was awful my brother was injured most of my friends were killed i didn't know at that time what to do who should i help 1st in shock saki hasn't moved from the spot all night. at another hospital we found cerise 14 hours after the explosion he worked from his karma as we filmed he was the lead singer in keyboard player in the wedding band with us i mean the most wonderful nobody was being opened up when he was being when we leave our home in the morning we don't know if we'll come back to life if we send our children to school we do not know their fate we don't trust any security even at
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a wedding this can happen i do not know if i'll be alive in an hour or not. so respond was made up of 7 family members his brothers and cousins they were on stage preparing to play during the waiting dinner when the bomb went off so race is the only survivor. and this is what he would have plays at the wedding hall stuff cleaned up a mop the ground not the spilled drink but the spilled blood they lost colleagues to her with dozens killed in the early 200 injured this was the deadliest explosion in kabul in more than 18 months of the series family brought us to a hill overlooking the city here is where the band's trauma mohamed haneef was buried just hours earlier on the obama vs and you're going on mars.

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