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but only if they preserve our environment our grew and. some farmers like. their lives may change bring development to our community country. makes a grants asylum to believe he is ex-president have a day after he resigned from office at the military's request. hello i'm barbara starr at this is al jazeera live from london also coming out police shoot a demonstrator a close range as hong kong protests take another violent turn a probation supporter of was also set alight a court in the hague orders the netherlands to repatriate 50 children born to dutch women who joined the i saw in syria and scientists in stargazers witness so rare
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calls make events as the planet mercury passes between the earth and the sun. thank you for joining us mexico has accepted an asylum request from bolivia as ex-president have a morale is a day after morale is resigned from office the mexican foreign minister says he's asked his bolivian counterpart to guarantee safe passage for morale is out of the country this says the organization of american states plans to hold a special meeting on tuesday to discuss the situation in bolivia. i inform you that a few moments ago i received a call from president ever morello's whereby he responded to our invitation and formally requested political asylum in our country in terms of the current legislation the mexican foreign minister with the prior opinion of the secretary of
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government minister sanchez could do or has decided to grant political asylum to mr even morello's for humanitarian reasons and by virtue of the emergency situation he faces in bolivia it's go live now to john home in mexico city and john just talk us through it why would mexico make this offer and also if we think that ever more of this is going to get safe passage. we don't know yet about the safe passage that's the big question the mets can foreign ministry minister as you said before that he's talking to the foreign ministry in bolivia to try and arrange that could be quite complicated at the moment given that there's a bit of a vacuum of power there in bolivia but they're definitely very willing to take him president lopez obrador since yesterday has been saying that he respected the president more on his resigned to try and avoid bloodshed in bolivia and then the foreign minister you heard the muscle or broad has said since then that this is
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a coup that the military and pushed out president morales his term actually would finish runabout in january and they'd be willing to take him he's been saying that since the morning and actually that 20 believe in officials are already under the protection of mexico i don't know if that's somewhere in bolivia that they're under that protection this is those differently been signs from the get go that the left this government in mexico and the president will preserve adored has been willing to do what it can to help evill morale is so we'll have to see yet we haven't got a timeline of when exactly that plane would leave bolivia with ever more on this yet and of course on tuesday the organization of american states plan to hold a special meeting about the crisis said the situation in bolivia what are we expecting to come out of it all or more than that what do you think that sort of pressure is will be from that meeting. i
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think that latin america in particular is pretty divided over this no you've got on the one hand countries from the left over the last few years in the canary were venezuela cuba who have been saying that this is a coup that been denouncing what's been happening in other countries like colombia which is more to the right have been saying well let's just get on with it let's hope that there is peace and that there's an orderly transition to new elections in the country and countries like brazil obviously which is hard right saying that there wasn't a coup so there's not a lot of sort of agreement over what's happened in bolivia right now between those countries and then you've got the united states as well which is also calling for an orderly transition now towards new elections i think perhaps from whatever side of the divide you're coming through and you're hoping that there will be peace in bolivia we've seen reports all through the days in our colleague marianna sciences has been reporting from there of different sorts of protests violence happening in
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the country and a sense really that they're searching who can be the interim president at this time that yet stand to be ready to ratified so this is a situation which the countries in the region probably are going to be hoping for stability as much as bolivians are interesting to see what that's come out of that meeting on tuesday for the moment john hall many mexico city thank you. hong kong is of reeling from one of the most violent days of anti-government demonstrations in more than 5 months one protester is in critical condition after being shot at close range by police while demonstrators are accused of setting a probation supporter on fire chief executive kerry live called the protesters the enemy of the people and said she will not yield to pressure sarah clarke has more
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now from hong kong. protesters started blocking roads and ran lines during the morning rush hour at a crossroads inside one home district on the east of hong kong island a traffic officer was filmed as he grappled with a demonstrator and then pointed his gun at a 2nd protester and shot him in the tool so the peach was good enough to live on facebook and then underwent surgery and was put in intensive care of a whole talk. the boy without any warning and actually it is very very very dangerous i will say. that this young girl thing is all run by 5 meter. and they are. in a neat though the. police have confirmed 3 bullets were fired during the incident police moved in to clear the barricades the shouted at by hundreds of people to gas these 5 to clear the prints some witnesses who quit by surprise despite to gas being fired by police these protesters have returned and they tried to once again
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block the intersection where that protester was shot early this morning on monday morning with that live round of ammunition and they came to their focus is to try and keep create once again for further communique all slow down police say a probation supporter was also since large but pointed to the. it was chaotic scenes across home kong as the anti-government movement called a general strike targeting the road and round it with major highways will blow. well them 20 train stations closed in flash mobs paralyzed parts of the city take gas rubber bullets and pepper spray 5 by police in at least 10 districts a press conference on executive kerry then condemned the bonnets if there is do any . wishful thinking that by escalating violence the hong kong as a government will yield to pressure. to satisfy the so-called political demands.
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i'm making this statement clear and loud here that will not happen. violence is not going to give us any solution to the problems that hong kong is facing some members of the public accuse the police of using unnecessary and excessive force against them during this event. that. we are hungry citizen we are home grown dozens of people were taken to hospital and others are arrested as police crackdown on the demonstrations violence like this has become the new norm in the city with the shooting of one protester and sitting on fire as another escalating an already fragile situation. al-jazeera hong kong. was saying in hong kong police say that they've suspended an officer who drove into a crowd of protesters during monday's violence video shared online shows the officer weaving through a small group of demonstrators at high speed amnesty international says the video
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shows an out of control officer with a mindset of recalibration. leaving pro-democracy activist and represents the group that most isto she says hong kong police are abusing their powers. i mean there's some behavior of the protesters are not proportional but i hope that people won't be only you know focusing on what the police have done or what the premises have done but the problem behind that the reasons behind that are why are they such a large actor and it's contents to what the government's is because of you know the police abusing power and its use firelands was purchased as they should go and again today and that and that makes people they don't you know why police are being so i'm called from the book and even people say c.n.n. i am not being protected by the police but you know in the end the other way our
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lives are being threatened by. protests have once again broken out in chile despite a pledge by the government to write a new constitution riot police have fired tear gas and water cannon of demonstrators on the streets of the capital santiago residents of a stampede nader has offered to rewrite the current constitution which dates back to the pinochet era congress would lead the process of the document would eventually be put to a public referendum but opposition figures say the plebiscite should be held 1st so that the people's views could be considered. a court in the hague has ordered the netherlands to repack treat 56 children of women who joined the i saw in syria 23 dutch mothers asked the court to allow their families to return because of the poor boy living conditions in a camp in northern syria a judge found that only the children must be sent back to the netherlands or ensley has more now from the hague. figuring out what to do with women and children
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associated with the enemy isn't a new problem for a country but when you bring i still into the equation it becomes hugely controversial. at issue in the netherlands what to do about $23.00 dutch women and their $56.00 children under the age of 12 many born in the vast desperate el whole camp in northern syria their families have demanded they be brought home the government had said no thanks excelled in often hours even the kindler and for ordering in his ruling the judge demanded that the dutch state had a juicy to show it was trying to repatriate the children and their mothers to if the kurdish come command has said so and all within 14 days so if the kurdish resort authorities say we're only willing to give back the children if the dutch authorities also take back the women then that's the way it has to be and that has been the kurdish position until now they won't give any children unless the mothers are also brought back among the women there is child who was
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a little girl was as innocent looking as anyone but a family say she suffered mental health issues growing up was targeted by eisel supporters in the netherlands and persuaded to go to syria to be a bride so a fighter and this is chatty and now she lost a foot in the explosion but she doesn't have children and so she's stuck her family a devastated we had her passport when we saw that she was running for 2nd travel to syria for the possible to wait for yes of course every family did that dutch government don't get their responsibility again they said yes there are dare it's not our problems and it's very hard to to hear that so what might the dutch government do now putting the onus on the dutch authorities to go into northern syria to get these women and children out is one thing whether the dutch are actually prepared to do it themselves is something else again because they've always said it's too dangerous but the americans have been some may say to that they're prepared to go to al hole to perform the task for them very likely then
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that the dutch will be trying to outsource their own problem the big problem in a number of european countries is public opinion which overwhelmingly insists anyone who went to syria within the last 5 years knew exactly what they were doing and should lose their rights assuming they are brought home the next question will be what to do with them lawrence lee al jazeera the hague. spokesman for turkey's ministry says his country has begun a program to repatriate captured eisel fighters an american and a german were deported on monday with a danish national expected to follow fighters from france and the netherlands are to be deported in the coming days officials say that just over 1200 fighters are currently being held in turkish prisons at least 6 people have been killed. after 3 car bombs were detonated in a kurdish town in northeast syria 2 of the explosions were in a commercial street. while the 3rd happened. a spokesman for the syrian democratic
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forces as groups backed by turkey several attacks since turkey began its military operation into syria on sunday 8 people were killed by another car bomb which turkey blamed the kurdish. still to come on al-jazeera a change of course for the. party why nigel farage says he will not contest the more than 300. chinese e-commerce. records on the world's busiest. however we'll take a look at the weather across australia where we have those catastrophic conditions in the east of the country into new south wales into queensland as well no sign of
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any rain in the forecast we do have this band of cloud that's a cold front that will swing its way across the southeastern corner through victoriously go on through choose day no rain no miss no significant rain at least the winds are going to pick up storm force winds will find those flames temperature in sydney on the rises very dry a record could touch 37 in sydney approaching the 40 degree mark across the eastern side of australia and i'm not sure as it makes its way into wednesday brighter fresher weather comes back in behind but as i said no rain on that the main focus for those catastrophic conditions as far as the bushfires are concerned will shift a little further north woods in the process there is some wet weather making its way towards new zealand just rolling across the tasman so we are going to say some cloud and right just filtering here over the next couple of days temperatures getting up to about 16 celsius in christchurch on she is day 317 or 18 there in or clean for wednesday there's that kind of right pushing into the south island as we
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make our way into the middle part of the week a little bit wet weather to the moment for japan that's in the process of pushing towards the east. mass protests forcing the government but are we seeing. this. as we follow journalists on the front line. committed to reporting the front police officers appointing come. home come fact and fiction the truth is it anyway. zira.
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time now for a reminder of the top stories on al-jazeera mexico says it has accepted an asylum request from bolivia as ex-president they will morales a day after he resigned from office police in hong kong have shot and critically wounded a protester in another violent day of clashes chief executive kerry land has called the demonstrators enemies of the people and the netherlands has been ordered to repatriate 56 children of dutch women who joined i saw in syria a judge in the hague said the children are victims of the actions of their pads. spain's socialist party says it will act fast to form a government after winning the most seats in sunday's parliamentary election the leader pedro sanchez had hoped that the vote which was the 2nd this year would break the country's political that lock up with the far right vox party more than
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doubling its support the country appears more fragmented than ever before john hall has more from madrid this is the final resting place of francisco franco the spanish generals memory will attend it despite his often brutal one party rule that ended with his death more than 4 decades ago. he's been here in a private family tomb for less than a month franco's final journey began in october when the socialist government ordered the former fascist leaders remains removed from a grand more the live in madrid famous family of the forward it's easy of course to see parallels here the memory of franco dishonored in the view of many and then less than a month later the country's 1st far right party in parliament since his death war the doubles count becoming spain's 3rd largest political force. but the reality owes more to post economic crises disaffection with mainstream politics
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and the threat posed to spanish unity by catalonia his drive for independence it's still early to say which sort of far right we have here because. initially it was a splinter group from the people aspire to its leaders came from the people's party it was more of a hard right and a far right party but now we're beginning to see some elements within vox that perhaps have some. some nostalgie form of franco's symes sunday's election result will only deepen the concerns of the far right with socialist leader pedro sanchez forced now to consider a fragile alliance of the left that might even include capital and probably independence parties that's an ugly prospect across large swathes of spain particularly as they watch separatist protesters blocking roads and even the border with france in the north west on monday and as disaffection with politics increases
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amid signs of economic slowdown in spain so the list of grievances will likely grow . hopes will help us by stopping benefits for people who don't deserve it i don't think it's normal that people come from abroad to live on state benefits i myself have worked abroad but i didn't go there to commit crimes and live on benefits. it's not the box party was created in the image of franco and what he stood for but in a country with a living memory of fascist rule the party's popularity could yet unleash sinister forces. al-jazeera madrid. the u.k. is a brick said party leader nigel farage says he will not challenge the governing conservative party seats in next month's general election in a significant boost for prime minister barak's johnson era said his aim was to stop and he breaks apart he's winning that the senate vote he says the move would hopefully prevent another e.u. referendum and make
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a hung parliament much less likely ice dance are also welcome to the situation saying that he's glad there is recognition that only his party can get direct sit down while brennan has been. this is an extraordinary u. turn by nigel farage who on november the 1st when he launched the bricks of party campaign said that boris johnson's bracks it deal was not rex it's a tall and he vowed to stand his party candidates in all $650.00 seats across the u.k. now he's saying that boris johnson's deal is close enough to bracks it that he will do a deal whereby he won't compete against the conservatives it's an extraordinary setback and you turn for the bracks a party the reaction has been across the spectrum boris johnson the prime minister said he was glad that there was a recognition there is only one way to get done and that was a vote for conservatives but the labor leader jeremy corbin said that it was a pact between nigel farage and boris johnson and it was
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a pact with donald trump's backing that the trump alliance was thatcherism on steroids meanwhile the lib dems leader joe swinson said the conservative party is effectively the party now the out the arithmetic is going to be intriguing if the party contests against labor seats it may be that they split the vote in those seats and give labor a better chance of holding on to some of those marginals that would otherwise have been threatened so the impact on the election could be profound but the contradiction in nigel farage his position was probably best summed up by one commentator who said well look if boris johnson's deal really is brecht's it then frankly the bracks of party shouldn't shouldn't be standing in any seats at all. the european union is threatening to cut cambodia's preferential trade terms because of its crackdown on the country's opposition and its human rights record meanwhile in cambodia opposition leader ken soccer has made his 1st public
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appearance after being released from house arrest but he's still charged with treason or is banned from politics and for leaving the country when he reports now from fall and. the president of the opposition cambodian national rescue party spent his 1st full day of relative freedom still in his home in the capital phnom penh he met diplomats the 1st was the ambassador of france which is one of the countries applying most pressure on the cambodian government. camps a car didn't talk to the media but his spokesman said the meetings were an opportunity to say thank you it's just too busy to express greetings. and in person a low. is still banned from political activities and the charge of treason against him stands the decision to end his house arrest came the day after the acting president of his party sam rainsy flew into malaysia from exile in france saying
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he'll return to cambodia. the security has been deployed on the streets of phnom penh as a warning to anyone thinking of helping him achieve his stated goal of overthrowing the government on tuesday the european union will deliver a report to prime minister hun sen's government outlining its concerns over a decline in democracy and human rights. it's threatening to withdraw cambodia's preferential trade agreement if significant improvements aren't made but the ruling party says the court's decision on camp was not made in response to that threats. this is the opinion of outlawed rebels who have always taken up the issue of the cambodian government came so because case is under the control of the courts so it's not relevant. was the developments come in the middle of an important holiday in cambodia the annual water festival. politics is absent as crews in boats from
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around the country converge on the capital to mark the end of the wit season when the tunnel asap river changes direction. even if the government is able to appease the european union there are big question marks over whether they'll be any significant space in the short term for the cambodian national risky party prime minister hun sen has tried very hard to destroy the threat posed by the opposition that undoing the damage completely now seems unlikely. still the members of the band party see the international pressure and attention as an opportunity to try to restart their political careers and resume a campaign to change this country's direction when hey al-jazeera phnom penh. goober's chief executive says that he was wrong to describe the murder of jamal khashoggi by saudi arabia as a serious mistake that our house wrote shushing made the comments during an interview in which he compared to show his murder to a fatality caused by one of self driving cars the c.e.o.
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says his remarks were made in the moment and were something he does not believe it was last seen in october 2018 as he entered saudi arabia's consulate in turkey his body has never been found. the world's busiest online shopping day may have broken new records chinese e-commerce giant alibaba has reported booming sales for the annual event with sales crossing the $30000000000.00 mark this year many retailers turned to video live streaming to attract customers for as louis has more now from beijing. singles day or double 11 used to be a strictly chinese retail event but in the last 10 years or so it's going to be much more than that sellers on digital platforms across the region are taking part and here in china it's not just home grown brands that want a piece of the action but also international brands including makers of luxury goods consumers can get almost anything they want from groceries to even real
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estate a 1st for this year's single state now politics may affect this year's sales somewhat last year hong kong was the largest destination outside mainland china alongside russia and the u.s. this year protesters have urged shoppers to boycott the event and he government protests that have lasted more than 5 months that's not expected to dent sales much however because the numbers coming out a staggering more than 200000 brands and more than half a 1000000000 shoppers expected china is forecast to overtake the u.s. as the world's largest retail market by the end of this year according to a market research firm and what's driving this is of course growing wealth but also a rise in online shopping e-commerce makes up about 35 percent of retail sales that's a far higher percentage than any market in the world the rollout of 5 g. technology is expected to be a game changer faster mobile internet speeds will open up new retail opportunities
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but don't rule out physical stores like these ones just yet they still dominate with 65 percent of market share and what it does mean however is that it's going to be a tough fight for them to take a lot just slice of the expanding chinese retail market. stargazers around the world but in particular in north america have witnessed a rare show as mercury passed directly between the earth and the sun the smallest planet in the solar system could be seen as a tiny black this as it traveled across the glowing orb john hendren reports from chicago. around the globe in fair weather and foul astronomers turned their telescopes to the sun. right here on monday the sun shone a little less brightly as mercury transited across it leaving a freckle of darkness on the message star for a small planet that's a pretty big deal turns into mercury is cool because it just doesn't happen all
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that often. a transit occurs when a planet like mercury or venus process face of the sun as seen from earth. every century it only occurs for mercury 13 times there are only 2 planets between the earth and sun the last time mercury was visible crossing the solar face was in 2016 the next in 2032 transits a venus or even rarer if you missed it in 2012 and want to see it live healthily it won't happen again till 2117 for centuries when mercury transit in the sun nobody noticed because it's so small by comparison to give you an idea how small if this is the size of mercury that is the size of the sun. by watching the way planets cross the sun in our solar system scientists are able to identify new planets or exile planets in others more than 4000 exoplanets have been discovered since 1992 universes billions of years own this like human life is only so short and there's
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only so many things we can see in our share amount of time so for me it's like being able to see as much as bad our universe as possible and learning more about the universe by watching a pinprick of darkness crawl across the sun helps those of us here on earth understand a little better how we fit into it john hendren al jazeera chicago. now remind you of the top stories on al-jazeera mexico's foreign minister says he has accepted an asylum request from bolivia for. i'm a president have a morale is a day after he resigned from office he's asked his bolivian counterpart to guarantee more. safe passage out of the country olivia's legislative assembly plans to hold an extraordinary session on tuesday to discuss its political future.
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i inform you that a few moments ago i received a call from president. he responded to our invitation and formally requested political asylum in our country in terms of the current legislation the mexican foreign minister with the prior opinion of the secretary of government minister sanchez could has decided to grant political asylum to mr even morello's for humanitarian reasons and by virtue of the emergency situation he faces in bolivia police in hong kong have shot and critically wounded a protester in another violent day of clashes while demonstrators are accused of 1000 pro beijing supporter with petrol and then setting him on fire chief executive kerry live says the demonstrators are enemies of the people and said this she would not yield to pressure caused by the protests by the protests. the netherlands must actively help to repatriate the children of dutch a women who joined the i saw in syria a judge in the hague said that the children are victims of the actions of their
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parents the 23 women and their 56 children who all have dutch nationality are living in the whole camp in northern syria. the spokesman for turkey's interior ministry says that his country has begun a program to repatriate captured eisel fighters an american and a german were deported on monday with fighters from denmark ireland france and the netherlands to be deported in the coming days. britain's prime minister boris johnson has been given a boost in the country's election race after the head of the bracks it party nigel farage said he would not challenge the conservative party for seats both parties are in favor of the u.k. leaving the e.u. but different over the terms of the exit agreement those are the headlines stay with us up next whose truth is it anyway looking at the role of journalist as protests in hong kong continue i think the prime minister. should be in to give a great take on the political ticker and making this country the great place
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although pretty much it is delayed. drama bricks it on al-jazeera. i'm.

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