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aten. as they retook the appleton push towards the center of the city it's reported they faced little resistance from the separatist fighters that's led some to conclude a deal with don between saudi arabia and the u.a.e. ahead of a possible negotiation to end the will it's a. cheap tactic immoral cheap tactic by the legitimate government who is. using sleeper cells to activate them and to to cause chaos in the city all in. 4 or negotiations. separate is from the southern transitional council a part of the saudi u.a.e. coalition that's fighting against these bought in a dramatic twist 2 weeks ago they took over the city of aden the seat of the saudi backed yemeni government some of the separatist fighters are refusing to surrender the government's own civilians to avoid military camps and areas where this
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fighting. this morning at least 60000000000 were evacuated from the clashes but again this. is a 1000000000 area and we do expect the most of the crowd to be simply because of the random shooting and random bombarding that's happening by both sides. yemen has not always been one country north and south yemen came together in 1990 after years of conflict but it's not been an easy union and the war is deepening the divide victoria gate and be out there. sami hamdi is the editor of international interest a current affairs magazine with a focus on the middle east he says the war has reached a stalemate. until the u.n. decides that a national dialogue by all the parties that was agreed upon that broadhead this government which the whole thing is then reneged on with weapons and seize the capital until the un believes that democracy is worth fighting for it's worth
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sending troops it's worth ousting the whole fees and force it into agreement then we'll have a free for all in yemen it's a stalemate yemen is renowned abdulnasser went into yemen in the fifty's and sixty's the egyptian army at the time was the most powerful in the region they were defeated. in 2009 he wanted to show off to become king his father was a crown prince at the time the whole thing is annihilated him in the in northern yemen no one goes into yemen to fight it because they know that the yemeni tribes who fees in the history they've allied with qatar saudi iran and the u.a.e. it's incredible they always they're like the alliance is always shifting yemen is a quagmire saudi didn't want to get involved in the 1st place the u.a.e. saw an opportunity to control of the ports iran is using yemen just to poke saudi they're not really interested in taking over yemen either and who has believed finally our time has come from the 60s we've been fighting to try to become the main power this is our golden chance and the sudden separatists are saying 94 we lost the war yemen became united we want to be our own independent state all our resources are going north so these all these all these very different agendas
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because the national dialogue that brought everybody together for the 1st time is not being supported by the un this is why we have a free for all and this is where until the u.s. justice approach yemen will continue to be a stalemate. how massive forces are said to be arresting large numbers of suspected i sell fighters and their sympathizers in gaza as a response to a double bombing on tuesday that can see 3 policemen harry foster at me for some gas. at a cemetery northeast of gaza city 2 hamas policemen killed in tuesday night's attacks brought for burial in all 3 policemen were killed in 2 separate blasts hamas says garza police chief was here to mourn his men and promised a strong reaction. we heard made arrests and we are investigating people to assure good to anyone who could be responsible for the attacks but things are under control and the security status is good daily life is better to do horrible. garza's interior ministry says 2 suicide bombers carried out the coordinated
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attacks on 2 checkpoints 2 policemen were killed in a bystander injured in the 1st explosion the 3rd policeman died in the 2nd blast minutes later. by day police who are back on duty where their colleagues had died reinforcements stationed on streets throughout the city hamas announcing a general alert for all the instability and violence the people of gaza have had to get used to in recent years these attacks are still sent a ripple if you walk around the territory targeting the very institution that is supposed to provide internal security and right here in the heart of gaza city. the attacks are widely believed here to be the work of salafi groups with links to eisele in 2016 hamas agreed to help egypt in its fight against eisel fighters in the sinai peninsula restricting their movement across the egypt goes a border they believe that as we see further security coordination and cooperation between have a security services and egyptian security apparatus is it seems to me that we see
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further tension between how the us and i so further bloodshed between have us and i said as we so saw it last night i don't. think this is going to be the last incident this month has already seen increased instability with rockets fired into israel attempts by armed men to breach the border fence israeli airstrikes and artillery fire targeting gaza now a source of internal instability has been made fatally clear amasses insisting it will maintain security and punish those behind the attacks are a force that i'll just hear a gaza phantom or head on this news hour including one slash 4 is now black instead of a station inside the amazon as huge parts of it continue to bear plus a new report examines the lifespan gaffe between the rich and poor in america and what's the major cause and roger federer does not have it all on his own way after at the u.s. open in new york the happy action. police
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in hong kong are being accused of sexually abusing female protesters during recent demonstrations people wore black clothing during a sit in on wednesday to support those they say have been victims one woman described being strip search and necessarily by male officers another said her skirt was lifted as officers carried her away elsewhere in hong kong hundreds of protesters turned their anger towards cathay pacific they say the airline's decision to fire 20 of its staff for taking part in anti-government protests has created a climate of fear when here with force. it's a sensitive time in hong kong and being seen at a protest could cost you your job. the focus of the small rally was cathay pacific the airline is the most high profile case of what these people believe is
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increasing interference by china in hong kong workplaces harm congress and is now facing from its from the from the china now the man hong kong government on that not even its mass or not feel it's a long torso medium have. several cathay pacific employees have been fired for making social media posts in support of the anti government protests all for attending rallies cathay pacific is a publicly listed company but one of its major shareholders is it china which is owned by the chinese government's some staff have resigned from the company in protest like politician and pilot jeremy tam this can offer you no interference from the belgian government it just changes completely and everybody a fear of being put under the spotlight it's not just cathay pacific that's coming under pressure from beijing there's
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a wider atmosphere creeping into the hong kong corporate world that if you want to continue doing business with china then you should distance yourself and your star from the protests last week it was the turn of accountants to take to the streets to reject interference from beijing star from major firms like deloitte had earlier taken out a newspaper ad criticizing their companies for ignoring hong kong people and the reasons for the protests after pressure from beijing the company's released statements distancing themselves from the air cathay pacific declined al-jazeera as requests for an interview but the reason given for the action against staff is security chinese aviation or 30 say they won't allow cathay flights. winter there is space if operated by anyone who has participated in all supported protests affect that kathy's aircraft. don't need to fly into china's airspace that china's
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entitled to all ask them to live by their rules as far as we are concerned we totally support the freedom of opening a. freedom of opinion continues to be expressed on the streets but in the workplace it's becoming increasingly difficult when hey al-jazeera hong kong. people in the congolese city of goma a warning that ebola may spread because people are having difficulty finding clean water the 1st cases of the virus were confirmed in the sprawling city in the border with wanda last month and next year o'brien reports the number laiki views shores are always busy as people from around goma gather their daily water supplies for some this is the only water they can find for drinking and washing. and keeping planes now even more important in this densely populated city after the 1st cases of the a bowl of virus were confirmed here last month. the stance has been set up outside public buildings and at the busy border crossing with rwanda you average out war
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because of the a bowl epidemic we have to wash our hands all the time but the problem is water isn't easy to find here in goma every day alice can walk e queues for hours at public taps like many in the democratic republic of congo she doesn't have running water a home without bread but we're right in that there are 4 of us at home every morning i wake up at 6 in order to get to the fountain because i live a bit far from here it takes about 5 hours to get access to the tap we suffer a lot because we need at least 5 cans perhaps hold. the a bowl of virus begins with a fever and vomiting and often leads to massive internal bleeding and death it's spread through direct. intact with body fluid so good hi james vital. even the dead in their coffins a sanitized before being buried a bolo while it's not cause through water having access to water is really
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important for prevention efforts ensuring that there's good hygiene practices hand washing is another means of prevention and so while it water is not the cause it's still really important for helping to curb this epidemic nearly 2000 people have been killed so far and what's the longest and deadliest outbreak in the country's history there's been no new cases reported in going with this month but many in the city still fear how they'll be able to avoid the disease if they don't have enough water to wash their hands. brian al-jazeera. a report is raising more questions about the brazilian government's management of the amazon reuters news agency says funding for the prevention and control of fires has dropped by almost a quarter since president abbas narrative power he says he'll only accept international aid to help fight record five's in the forests if brazil can control
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how the money is spent and they've been nearly 80005 and 85 percent increase on last year al-jazeera serious about visited the aftermath of one in the state of mato grosso. these are the images brazil's president. does not want you to see. he says the fires that have been affecting the amazonia region happened in debt for rested areas but this place proves him wrong this is a father the national party in the state of much the little east 30000 could touch the territory the problem now is that 11 percent of it has been devastated by the fire. the government has banned members. brazil's environmental agency from talking to the press or gram them access to locations like this one. could hear weeding has been living here for over 30 years he says this is the 1st
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time this area has been affected by fire. i don't know why but there are branches nearby maybe the fire came from the air what's behind it is the attempt by a group business to grow soya bean it's very sad because this place is filled with life they want to turn the forest into money and no matter what gets in the way many here fear the president words when he insists he wants to open up the amazons for business this area is known as the doorstep of amazonian the whole region includes 7 states in brazil the fires are still ongoing i'm not sure if you can see that there's some smoke right over there been a little muddy morn has been studying the rain forest for years he says amazonia meats to be protected this tree like this. this size is trunk we have tons of carbon dioxide is storage into the trees this act as
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a few tiring of excessive carbon dioxide from that to most for. us and for us to. compensate all the emissions of latin america the man says brazil's culture of death arrest in the region needs to change because we have a disco to slosh i'm born to create new areas for agriculture pastures to produce meat and to produce site been discovered sure we have to change this culture because slash and burn is a very primitive form to use the land each time the forest burns it loses its capacity to absorb the carbon dioxide blamed for global warming thousands of actors of forest have already been devastated for now it seems the force of nature will endure the question is for how long there is a war as just feeder shaped by the only more days brazil. climate activists grabbed
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a fan berg was greeted by well wishers as she sailed into new york harbor on wednesday found her and sailed across the atlantic in an emissions free yawned the 16 year old nephew written 2 weeks ago to be in new york for a night of nations climate summit next month it is saying that a 6 year old has to cross the atlantic ocean to make a stand and 2 and. this of course is not something that i want everyone to do the climate an ecological crisis is over global crisis and the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced and if we don't manage to work together to cooperate and to to work together despite our differences there we will fail so we need to. to stand together and support each other. and to take action said ahead on the news hour the families in indian administered
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kashmir desperate for information on people who've been jailed under new restrictions plus we'll tell you what happened at the pentagon today that used to be a nearly daily event and waves and why promised loss of the media has more wind gusting from the latest set of competition into heat. hello the philippines have been inundated lately with the rain all of this coming from tropical storm this is it on the satellite a massive cloud it has quite a big reach this storm system but it's moving very quickly so we go through thursday to continues jonny westwood's pushing across the south china sea it will begin to impacts high non-proven and also those rains beginning to push across into
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northern vietnam and then friday and saturday it is expected to actually make landfall probably still is a strong tropical storm at that point and produce some very heavy amounts of rain we could see around $400.00 millimeters of rain accumulating in the next 3 days meanwhile it is still very unsettled across much of the philippines just in the wake of that system is a large system so a lot of areas really feeling that but it is actually capable the rain to the north away from borneo and also the malay parents to say it could be cloudy here will see the thunderstorms but really no more than that and then we head up towards india will still of course the monsoon rains very much in the forecast but they are becoming a little bit lighter more scattered as well you can see will green showing appear on the map on thursday what will rains down the western ghats pushing down into carola and again we could see that rain pushing up into new delhi 2 of the next couple of days 34 degrees is the high there few on friday. the weather sponsored by catherine was. perception is validation we
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and watching the news hour on al-jazeera with me fully back to your reminder of our top stories the u.k. prime minister boris johnson has moved to suspend parliament until the middle of october this leaves his opponents very little time to push through legislation preventing the u.k. from crashing out of the european union without a deal saudi fighter jets have bombed sanaa international airport in yemen following a time by who with the rebels on the airport in the saudi city of earlier wednesday the spokesman says a cruise missile was used to target. and funding for preventing fires in the amazon has fallen by almost all water under. the government brazilian president says
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brazil will only accept international aid to help fight fires in the amazon if it can control how the money is used. for the united nations says a 1000000000 children around the world live in poverty and they're not just in the poorest countries in the u.s. state of california it has one of the highest rates of child poverty and a lot of affordable housing is making it worse rob reynolds reports from the town of west vale just south of san francisco. less than 50 kilometers from the vast wealth of silicon valley michelle basara her daughter and granddaughter live in a dilapidated trailer without running water or indoor plumbing thank god we have summer to stay you know because the hardest part we've been going everywhere to the shelters in every place trying to find somewhere to live 3 year old busy phoenix is one of millions of american children living in poverty the family asked
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us not to show the toddler's face to protect her privacy we basically told they were going camping for the summer so. she thinks we're going you know that we're here camping nearby a community service organization called loaves and fishes serves free meals on say not an army shelter it's really hard especially i have 3 kids one way a.d.h. it's hard they get the president gets rid stout raymond conoco runs the watsonville social services organization community bridges it's really you know 2 things it's the rising cost of housing and it's the stagnant wages the reality is that the needs are systemic they're systemic based on a capitalism that has gone awry the amount of affordable housing for very low income families fell by more than 60 percent since 2010 the trumpet ministration has proposed slashing $8000000000.00 for subsidized housing and to triple rents
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paid 570-0000 of the poorest public housing residents in local elementary schools here most children receive free meals $30000000.00 us children get free or reduced price meals at school recent proposed changes by the trumpet ministration would strike half a 1000000 from the program nationwide there are nearly 13000000 kids living in poverty according to the activist group the children's defense fund. that's nearly one out of every 5 children in the united states poverty affects kids' ability to learn the number one indicator that actually affects you know it's education love and they keep it level of poverty raising a family in poverty is an emotional burden for caregivers like michelle but sarah and i think i was already a pretty humble person but now i just feel degraded you know and just look down on
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. humiliation hunger and homelessness in the wealthiest state in the wealthiest country on earth rob reynolds al-jazeera watsonville california. the lifespan gap between rich and poor people in the united states can be as great. but it's not just limited access to healthcare that causes poor people to die early and stress and bullying are the major fact john hendren has lost story from chicago. in america where you live can determine how long you live you give me anything and . yet i can consume you sometimes heart problems. to some extent the lifespan gap between rich and poor exists everywhere but when new york university medical center studied the us the biggest disparity was here in chicago that gap is surprisingly wide even where the distance is short on the north
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side among the gleaming high rises of the city's streeterville neighborhood the average lifespan is 90 years 15 kilometers away in impoverished englewood it's 60 then is larry richards age but you know in englewood you beat the odds right all my life and money which leads to better health care or no health care least a better food better diet and rich people are just more aware of their bodies than poor people or they care more about others and they can afford the health care exactly in streeterville residents have easy access to medical care a healthy food and a safe place to exercise here. by a longer life because here is segregation in poverty go hand in hand people in the south. hit. all the society. off the charts a lot of depressed you have. running rampant on. some
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blame access to health care some blame a lack of healthy foods but researchers say the biggest cause of shorter life spans stress has what they call a weathering effect. chronic disease sets in earlier people have a rough life and pushed around their whole life and are being bullied their whole life and so what you get is a physiological reaction to being in some ways a victim of a lot of the social distribution of status in our society and there is a element of class to this and there's an element of caste meaning rates is long as that divide remains researchers say so will a lifespan gap john hendren l.g. 0 chicago the top u.s. military officer says it's too early to talk about a full american troop withdrawal from afghanistan general joseph dunford says any peace agreement with the taliban will be based on security conditions on the ground
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dunford and u.s. defense secretary ma esper held a joint press conference at the pentagon as the 1st defense secretary briefing in 12 months other issues they discussed included iran north korea and china wasn't jordan has more from the pentagon. it was the 1st on camera briefing for mark asper the new defense secretary at the pentagon he and general joe dunford who is the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff wanted to update reporters on some of the major issues facing the pentagon as asper starts his tenure of course those issues include the ongoing war in afghanistan the ongoing tensions with iran dealing with threats from north korea russia and china and then finally something which esper says is important to him as a veteran dealing with the physical and mental well being of service members and their families when it comes to the ongoing war in afghanistan which has been going on now for nearly 18 years esper and down for it agreed that conditions will
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dictate how and when u.s. forces are pulled out of the country but they said that they were very much in support of all going u.s. efforts to broker some sort of peace accord between the afghan government and the talabani any of us that have served there have long known that what's going to be required is a negotiated peace settlement in our afghan leading to that peace a moment and so when i think about it with you know when you say we're going to withdraw i don't think about it as we're going to withdraw i think about we're going to initiate in or afghan ideally leading to peace and stability for the afghan people and again afghanistan not being a sanctuary from which we can be attacked as for iran the both pointed to the standing up of what they're calling operation sentinel the coastal operation to ensure safe passage through the strait of hormuz as far as whether the crisis with iran is over as for said that so far so good but he wasn't willing to say that
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things have actually been resolved when it comes to the matter of dealing with loss and china esper stressed it's very important to understand that the priorities of the u.s. military have to be focused on dealing with those as well as other unknown emerging threats in the future. facebook is tightening its rules on political ads before next year's us presidential election the social media firm is introducing a confirmed organisation label for advertisers in the united states those who don't comply risk having their ads cut off online platforms have been under scrutiny from regulators to be more transparent after allegations russia use social media to interfere in the u.s. election in 2016. we know there's going to be tampering probably already has been in the democratic primary as well as in the national elections and not just presidential but also all the house and senate races so i think they're going to
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have to make a show of doing something because the company has enough reputational headwinds that they don't want to be implicated in any kind of misadventure of any type around 2020 at least 26 people have been killed in an attack on a bar in mexico it happened on tuesday night in the southeast and of quartus o'clock us it aka started a fire which also injured several other people and they say the fire may have been made with gasoline bombs. at the u.s. and mexico reach a deal 8 months ago to allow tens of thousands of asylum seekers to wait for their court hearings in mexico is out and seek as many from honduras guatemala and el salvador were promised jobs and shelter under the remain in mexico plan but as john heilemann reports from the border town of to juana that isn't happening. rove and his son well are heading home the 2 of an estimated 40000 u.s. asylum seekers mostly from guatemala el salvador and like them from honduras but
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over the border into mexico to wait for the process to play out it's a relatively new deal before they would have waited in the u.s. mexico's president promised work health and education while they're here for raul the noel hasn't materialized. up alone on the phone will play well no we haven't got the documents to work here and we can't leave the shelter because it's dangerous around here and my son can't go to school either together or he says given all the in the 5 month wait before his asylum hearing that it's january he's got no choice but to go home it's happening all over to quanah where there are close 212000 u.s. asylum seekers. churches and charities not the government running the show says that house them providing classes. for the children a meal since many have been issued the visas to work. the government has a double discourse it said there's a lot of opportunities for migrants in mexico and they welcome the team practice we
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haven't seen a lot of support. we reached out to several minutes can migrant shelters in different cities they will said the same he who case is written in june president will put obrador why the government wasn't doing more he said it had a plan for $40000.00 jobs in border factories in the migrants and it would cut through any visa bureaucracy was a few months later one of the border factory owners so they do have those vacancies but the government hasn't helped to get them filled if we are ok with what they're doing. now i think they have to work faster at the end they have to. not fast enough. i mean meanwhile his asylum seekers continue to arrive private shelters have actually had the government funds cut despite the lack of a state shelter here i asked the federal representative why shouldn't. they
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have been founded by altruistic people but then not part of the stays the big problem is that the state never took care of migrants but now it's doing this it's providing a shelter for them. he says that there will be a governmental shelter working from this week ready to house 5000 that's been promised to be fool not to live it but at the top but if it does appear many like roll in oil will already have vanished and their american dream with the. john home and now does it or the one. india has been detaining kashmiri political leaders and local since the region's autonomy was revoked earlier this month but the government is refusing to say how many people are in custody as jamie of reports from shin a guard in indian admin. kashmir. outside tree huggers main jail people wait for news of their relatives inside there the families of people detained by security forces since new delhi revoked the region's autonomy 100 begum and her family
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travel every 10 days from about 100 kilometers north of srinagar where her husband was detained by security forces for being a separatist activist she says officials told her he would be released shortly then he was sent to srinagar. it's really difficult to get inside and meet because we have to get frisked at least 10 times we even have to open to his shops and nothing is allowed to be taken inside we have to wait for hours then we only meet for 10 to 20 minutes. says his son was taken in the middle of the night from his home near srinagar but hasn't had any case filed against him now he's learned his son is no longer in the region. in the. big.

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