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so a lot of cloud under that high across the north on the south honestly the best of the sunshine heading through into sunday not a great deal of change expected so christchurch looking very pleasant there with a high of eighteen degrees had the opposite northeastern parts of asia we've got cold out digging down now certainly across a poor so temperatures strong and of minus one for she comes out looking consider him out of the flow still from the southwest for tokyo and d. through sunday temperatures should be on the rise chilly conditions likely across the korean peninsula with temperatures then pyongyang only just above freezing it's also looking fine and dry for beijing pollution levels not great at the moment and then further south respecting dry weather in shanghai with some sunshine and high sierra of seventy.
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this is al-jazeera. hello everyone i'm felicity ball on the wall welcome to this new life from london coming up in the next sixty minutes egypt's president files revenge in sinai off to gunmen attack a crowded mall skilling two hundred thirty five people. everson min agogo a promises to fix zimbabwe's crippled economy as he's sworn in as president. just beats me drop me over the. ground the u.n. says it's shocking and inexcusable police in papua new guinea clear the remaining refugees from an australian rob chris. and sport the tennis season isn't quite over for some of the biggest stars of the men's game the
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davis cup final is underway between belgium and france at all levels at one zero. we begin in egypt where the military has launched a campaign in sinai off to two hundred thirty five people were killed in an attack limo sq president. had promised to respond with brutal force a bomb was detonated in the mall scan the attackers then followed as they fled the attack and that is the worst ever in the sinai region reports. the bomb and gun attack happened during friday prayers at the other older mosque in egypt's northern sinai peninsula local sources say the attackers planted explosives and then opened fire on a worshipers while the. sermon was underway. or. looks like it was.
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not really clear. yet. they have turned into the. night. president either but that has c.c. convened an emergency meeting of security officials has and had this this tragic event act of terrorism will make us more robust more a strong of a battle against terrorism we cannot be intimidated i will result cannot be dented we will remain more united hello we need to bend army will take revenge and they will restore order and security with an iron fist in the following day. egyptian forces have for years battled armed groups in the country's rugged and remote sinai
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peninsula attacks on security forces have been frequent like this car bomb explosion the targeted a police station in a largish in two thousand and fifteen. fighting between isis forces there for years now. and. as shock sets in and an investigation begins the egyptian government has declared three days of mourning mohammed. well egypt's security forces have been battling eisel fighters in sinai for years resulting in hundreds of deaths at least forty eight soldiers and police officers have been killed just this year one of the worst attacks was in july when twenty three soldiers died after a suicide car bombs tore through two military checkpoints in the last few months there's been a rise in attacks targeting local tribes he work with the armed forces bronze them traitorous for cooperating with soldiers and police and other major topic target is
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coptic christians in february dozens of christian families fled the region after a number of killings by suspected eisel fighters. let's speak now to dalia for me who's an associate professor of political science at long island university and she joins us live now from new york thanks for being with us on this news so there have been very sex the nations put forward as to why this particular mosque might have been targeted there was a suit female school and people in that area belong to a particular tribe that has cooperated with the egyptian military what are your thoughts so yes there is the argument out there that's being circulated that this is in fact a sufi mosque and that there is ideological reasons. but i think there's more to the story than that and it's part of the second part of your question of that this belong to a family or tribe that was seen as cooperating with the c.c. regime. terrorist organizations such as isis or whether it's the
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isis officer that is in egypt or i'm sorry by to mock this have tried to get strategically attacked those that are seen as in collusion with the state not just the security apparatus not just the police and the military but now they are attacking individuals who are seen to be those cooperating with the state and so we're seeing happening today is by virtue of attacking a mosque a shrine much like the attacks of the coptic church these terrorist groups and of course we they have yet to clean responsibility for them seem to be attacking anyone who is in collusion with the state and so that is leading to a new strategic behavior within this terrorist group which is they will actually attack all civilians and to attack a mosque at the height of a congregants coming together on a friday means that anyone all civilian populations now are part of the game for
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this terrorist group. i mean attacks of course have been happening in sinai for years now they're all various own groups operating in the region why is it that the egyptian government does struggle to defeat these armed groups. so these armed groups for example and saw this and with a sign i have garnered more strength in this day since two thousand and three military coup that removed egypt's first democratically elected leader and historically when the regime would crack down on for example between two thousand and four and two thousand and six attacks on tourists it would lead to mass arrests torture and no trials and so you saw the beginning of fomenting of a cycle of violence of state repression targeting these groups through arbitrary arrests leading to them fomenting a cycle of violence and so it's being clear to become clear today is the state can
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no longer provide security every time there is an attack the president comes on t.v. and says we were spawn with a heavy hand and we will secure egypt and the situation gets worse and just as he responded today we are already seeing the beginnings of an aerial bombardment on the area which is not really clear that it's actually targeting those that cause this because they have yet to claim responsibility but it's also leading to a level of uncertainty in society that both the state and terrorist groups are formant in fear in society well that was going to be my next question we know that some sort of military operation is underway it's not absolutely clear waltz is happening in sinai unless you know that we do right now but what does this all mean for the ordinary people in sinai who must now be particularly in that area in the north must be living in fear pretty much was hauling so not only are they living in fear and uncertainty but this is also one of the
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most underdeveloped places in egypt and so the what the government needs to do is rethink its counterterrorism strategy and really address the core issues that lead for terrorist groups to come into areas like this especially when for example isis is being driven out of iraq in syria today we don't want to see egypt be the new site for fomenting of terrorism. really good to get your perspective that's dalia for me joining us there new york appreciate your time thank you. now is a bold ways new president is promising drastic change for the country in his inauguration speech emerson and god to help create jobs reimburse farmers whose lands were seized and stamp out corruption for me to miller was at the ceremony in harare. a new and holding democracy is how emerson went on god was describes his ascent to power even if it took military intervention to end robert mugabe's presidency tens of thousands of zimbabweans waited for hours to watchman on guard
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was swearing into office and inauguration meant to cement the veneer of a politically driven solution from within the ruling zanu p.f. party once again not priors. we can do in the present and huge or to give our nation a different positive. when a god was promised to implement economic reforms that would uplift the lives of millions of zimbabweans left jobless in a battered economy and work toward stimulating local industries as well as compensate the white farmers for the land they lost under previous policies has also vowed to fight corruption tall order given the corruption allegations faced by many members of his ruling party often from politicians we've learned that there's a gulf between what they say and what they actually do this in government actually is coming from from the same party that elites know from his people two million
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jobs it really did in those years of need to be created when our god why enjoys from military backing from the same army that in two thousand and eight intervened in elections lost by mccarthy ensuring he stayed in power one of the major things that we were going to know is that we are faced with an election in three d. what happens if this new president loses that election would the military be able to hold their losses of doing the barracks and say we respect the will of the people when gaga has promised free and fair elections next year he still has u.s. sanctions hanging over his head from his time as serving the mcgarvie regime for what it called acts to undermine democracy but when i got worse as now is the time to reengage with the west for people here president a man on guard was certainly made all the right noises talking directly about the needs of everyday zimbabweans has moved away from traditional political issues instead addressing people's concerns about his presidency but the worry is that
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zimbabweans could one day face a crisis of expectation with apparently well intentioned economic and political plans unlikely to work overnight from either miller al-jazeera harare zimbabwe or. well emerson is known as the crocodile among zimbabweans an animal famed of course and feared for its stealth and ruthlessness the seventy five year old served mcgarvie loyally for decades they fought together in zimbabwe's independence struggle and he became the former president's main enforcer when god was security minister in one thousand nine hundred eighty three when an estimated twenty thousand people were killed in a brutal crackdown on the garveys opponents in the country's east he denies being responsible for the atrocities when god is thought to have amassed a considerable fortune he was named in a un investigation into exploitation of mineral resources in democratic republic of congo and led the charge to make harare a diamond trading hub. and he remains under u.s.
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sanctions there his alleged role in another crackdown this time in the two thousand and eight presidential election this prevents him from traveling to america or indeed holding bank accounts there. well i was there is how tough has been speaking to people in harare about the hopes of the country under the new president. everyone you talk to here says they expected robert mugabe to die in office not resign after the military intervened they had it been said every day on state t.v. they started to believe it. but now mugabe's former right hand man ima said when i got why isn't always a new president after decades of economic stagnation high unemployment and political repression people have high expectations when we grew up and going to school in the ninety's we had everything i mean agriculture to drive down the roads down the highways. to back. everything happening he went to the industrial areas
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there was smoke coming out now when you go it's dilapidated there's nothing going on there so we want to see that again just a very vibrant. oh when i got close allies say they are confident the rulings on a party will work with opposition parties and the white community we have been reaching out to the opposition with absolute confidence that an admission is more than general onan on an even keel and they are going to be. our base is also reaching out to the world community they are then added to the modern economy in new york times some of them feel marginalized we want to observe that they belong to this country that's good news to those who feel the policies hurt the country economically many people here and in the age of forty innocent and why the president is saying all the right things will be jobs life will improve for the poor people of course is optimistic you know change if it happens will take some
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time no one knows how long it'll take for the economy to recover some people say it's too late for them they believe they'll always be poor but they hope their children will have a better future i'm good four years old i was born three years after independence but. bad for making. people are frustrated and impatient they say they are tired of being called a nation of vendors president has made a lot of promises he needs to manage expectations and deliver on some of those promises to convince him that it's no longer business as usual had an al-jazeera. there's much more still to come here on the al-jazeera news including argentina's navy continues its hunt for a missing submarine carrying forty four crew members the president says it will be found within days. why thousands of american truckers are paying the price for the
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black friday sales. and the battle to be crowned champions of asia for details later. first the u.n. says the forcible removal of refugees from a prison camp silent is shocking and inexcusable papa new guinea police cleared the remaining three hundred twenty eight men from the former australian on friday from on a silent al jazeera is under thomas reports. on first day about fifty men were removed on friday the remaining three hundred twenty eight were evicted in some cases by force mobile phone footage shot by refugees appears to show police and papua new guinea and immigration officers hitting them with metal bars buses took the men to the new accommodation in the nearby town accommodation australia's government says
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is ready for refugees say has no power security guards won't let cameras near the facility. the refugees can come out and some showed us the injuries they say they sustained in the victualling the poison in my version of off from you again it just me to me and drove me over the. ground and it's i mean all of my body australia's immigration minister said on friday he knew of only three very minor injuries we saw more. i was inside the detention center and i was beaten with a wooden iron bars. two years ago al jazeera filmed on man a silent when almost all the refugees were still locked up the closest we got to an interview with one then was over the phone while sitting near their prison in a boat we argue. the mouse. that refugee is now out of that prison but does not feel free. when you are free you are free living you can have
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a job you cannot you know make you can have a life i am still here for years and i have. the same situation some refugees say they fear being attacked in the local town some have been but the main reason they refused to leave the prison was as a protest to draw attention to australia's mistreatment of them australia's prime minister in his country's capital canberra said he was glad the protest was over complying with the lawful directions of the pay injury authorities and moving to the alternative facilities available to them and that as a short. that is precisely what you should do if you're in a foreign country you should comply with the laws of that other country for refugees papua new guinea could be home for many years to come the absolute closure of the refugee prison and the eviction of all the remaining men inside won't make
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much practical difference to the refugees lives or their futures but for australia's government this is a significant moment it's the clearest sign yet that they are transferring responsibility for those refugees from canberra to pack when you get in and al jazeera on man a silent in papua new guinea. or jarrett mckenna is an australian pastor and justice activist who's just returned from a silent he says he's received messages from men describing their old deal. literally hiding under titles and in the toilets as the military and local police moved in to violently remove them by force now they feel that their small window or a current where they can dream of freedom has closed again the reality of the new camps is that they're not finished we visited there and we saw locals actually blocking roads stopping the new camp from going ahead this is a town which only has six thousand people which other proposals to six hundred of
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these people needing safety to go to which puts unbelievable pressure astrologer of course it is one of the wealthiest nations in this part of the world and yet we're leaving having an apple neighbors to the north coursing them to take our responsibility of people seeking safety and even if we came to a finish which they're not even if they're in a soap location which they're not the reality is that what it means that he's made is that of finding a site like this not necessarily in australia but anywhere where they can have a future and find freedom is again shouted because they're locked into this reality where strangely it has made them invisible out of sight and out of mind and they again think they're about to be forgotten by the world also seen as president but it's here machree says he expects such teams to find his navy's missing submarine within days but he didn't specify whether the navy expected to find survivors as the someone went missing nine days ago off the coast of southern argentina with
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forty four crewmembers on board it can only remain submerged the seven days on your shrine that is at the naval base model plata the submarine settled destination. even the news that there was an explosion shortly after the argentina thought he'd lost contact with the submarine on the fifteenth of november came about in a very roundabout way through asia in austria which monitors nuclear explosions it was not a nuclear explosion but they monitor the explosion pass the information on to the argentine ambassador in vienna who then relayed it to the authorities here that news of them broke into the families of the crew on thursday they were extremely angry about the way the news came about about the whole handling of the situation and it's now thought that if there indeed was an explosion onboard there's very very little chance of the forty four crew members having survived the search and rescue operation continues there are something like ten countries involved in the
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argentine authority is with the aircraft which ships with very sophisticated underwater rescue vessels trying to reach the submarine wherever that may be it's still not clear how deep it may be it was sailing at about two hundred meters below sea level but the area it was sailing in was very close to the continental shelf and it was it was moving to the east of that the sea there goes to a depth of something like three thousand meters if the if the submarine is indeed there there be very little chance of reaching it or retrieving the wreckage south africa's supreme court has more than doubled oscar pistorius is murder sentence after signing the original ruling shockingly. a south african gold medal winning a paralympian will serve thirteen years and five months up from six years and as it was twenty pages in pretoria. it only took a moment for the supreme court of appeal to deliver its ruling. sentenced to
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imprisonment for a period of fifteen years and five months. oscar pistorius shot his girlfriend reeva steenkamp on valentine's day two thousand and thirteen as she cowered behind a bathroom door he said he thought she was an intruder last year prosecutors successfully argued his original conviction should be upgraded from culpable homicide to murder which carries a fifteen year minimum sentence but the judge was lenient and only gave him six years shockingly lenient according to prosecutors who said pistorius hasn't shown true remorse. steen comes parents to say they're pleased he will spend more time in prison you know you can get on with. that is that everything is coming to you in the. right from the beginning. when you see.
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justice and. the story has grabbed the world's attention as the paralympian who was the first disabled person to compete in the summer olympics he broke records and barriers. his defense lawyers argued he made a fatal mistake that valentine's day costing reeva steenkamp her life. oscar pistorius is currently in a prison on the outskirts of pretoria that's best suited to his disability but the bad will be the only allowance made for his disability as the supreme court of appeal has more than doubled her phantoms for murder. as an athlete pistorius did not want any special treatment now one of south africa's highest court has decided he wanted to get in a tiny page are desirable toria now it's black friday in the united states the day after thanksgiving and traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year so
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millions of eager shoppers have been trying to grab the best bargains the crowds at actual shops appear to be down when taylor say the main shopping action has in fact shifted online. or many of those bargains are cheap imports transported to the warehouses of major firms by an army of truckers but as jacob reports from one of california's busiest ports the drivers are complaining of exploitation. freedom drew paul bomber to trucking over ride me in the throat and i love. then to stay closer to home he became a poor trucker paid by the look he did so well he wound up leasing first one truck from his employers and then a second. family with everything that has to be moved in the united states via cargo container has to be moved from poor to warehouse via trucks like these.
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several lawsuits now accuse the companies that dispatch those trucks on behalf of some of america's best known retailers of cheating drivers treating them as contractors with almost no labor rights withholding overtime pay and expenses and trapping them in endless leases according to attorneys representing the drivers we have twenty four companies we. there are now. why stop this one. for boehner the lease is where he sends things weren't right when i got down to start asking questions about how much longer i have to pay to truck so asked when everything went bad once you get behind us like you're working for free and your feeling is that they intentionally withheld work for you but what you have is definitely they definitely did it because. you know i would want to hear time about. truckers seeking lost wages go to the office of california labor commissioner julie sue. who has brought more than forty six million dollars in
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judgments against port trucking companies but she says that enforcement is difficult and sometimes impossible. industries which is where the chronic under capitalization and chronic wage theft we often see that when workers come forward and they follow wage claim and they win their wage claim that the employer simply close down go out of business change their name start. name and that makes it much harder for us to actually get the money that his own. is one of the lucky ones. he got out and he managed to buy his own truck. he says the experience taught him a terrible lesson they don't care about us as people you know we're we weren't humans we were just somebody to get the job done. affordable imports make it possible for americans to buy almost anything that i want to buy gas but truckers are paying
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a heavy price for moving those goods for the rest of us jake aboard al jazeera long beach california so heads. the man accused of planning the two thousand and eight mumbai attacks speaks out for the first time since. his accused of drugging and molesting toddlers. despite having already won the formula one title of the hamilton keeps up the pace in the top five we'll have more in school. hello and welcome back europe's weather is still dominated by cold air across eastern areas minus five as a maximum in moscow kiev they're looking somewhat better plus five fairly settled in southeastern areas of la particularly warm but further towards the west looking
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much more unsettled that we've got an active frontal system extending down through some of the baltic states down through germany into wards the alpine areas some big falls a snow likely over the out she's good news we've also got cold northwesterly giving some showers across the u.k. a little bit wintry in one thousand and low pressure still up towards parts of scandinavia now as we head on through into sunday still that cold northerly continuing across more western areas still the snow the alps that frontal system moving further towards the east of moscow still mired in minus five on the other side of the mediterranean we've got the risk of some showers on the coast of libya through in towards parts of egypt otherwise weather conditions not too bad temperatures you see generally in the twenty's but more of a change in wind direction towards the northwest cools off for both algiers and tunis for central parts of africa plenty of showers across congo congo and also on western parts of africa gerri not looking too bad we've got sunshine in bamako mali further south you might see want to downpours of encounter.
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on counting the cost of crocodile economics what emerson man and god would have to do to transform zimbabwe's finances a modern day slave trade in libya and how china's internet giant ten cent over took facebook. counting the cost at this time on edge as you. were.
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welcome back to at the top stories here on al-jazeera egypt's military has launched a campaign after two hundred and thirty five people were killed in an attack. president. has promised to respond with brutal force. zimbabwe's the president is pledging to revive the country's economy and stop corruption. in front of tens of thousands of people in harare. the u.s.
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has condemned the fall of the remaining three hundred twenty eight refugees from a prison camp by. a man accused of planning the two thousand and eight mumbai which killed one hundred sixty six people a spoken publicly for the first time since his release from house arrest. after a pakistani course rejected the government's plea to extend his detention by three months he's been under house arrest in lahore since january on friday headrest the congregation at morning press pakistan's former prime minister a traitor to seek peace with india. the allegations of never been proven and that's why the court ordered my release despite the fact that pakistan's interior foreign and finance ministers tried their best to put me behind bars but the judges were not convinced by their fake documents pakistan india and the united states failed to provide enough evidence therefore the court ordered my release. has more from the mosque in the hall where
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he spoke. relief from the court of crowd and of the board have come to the. hall which are known to march for the first time since. nine months ago. the congregational prayer the government of pakistan had poured in a plea. was an international inquiry that because diplomatic and financial implications and because of the u.s. pressure however to accord will not can reign and release them for the third time today he were given a hero's welcome although it indians are not happy with their news of. india and been accusing pakistan out of involvement in their internal affairs but recently the pakistani foreign secretary joined your all. over to.
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come right india and showing that there were no mood in delhi for a negotiated settlement between the two countries and although india may blame a boggart on also blame the indians for supporting the day to get taliban bogged down in part of one it stand and also helping the surge and progress on it also saying that it has a high level india and also. under custody of the budget on the military and it already admitted to india involvement and. to terri the saudi led coalition has given permission for eighty eight ships and planes to yemen following international pressure the us to demand agree and fully implemented just to ease the blockade on again and including steps to ensure food fuel and medicine reach civilians humanitarian workers are already being allowed back into
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the country. turkey and the u.s. have agreed to work together to fight against armed groups including i saw the kurdistan workers party and the network of the exiled religious leader to the golan in a phone call with his turkish counterpart ratchet tie purdah one u.s. president donald trump also promised to stop supplying arms to syrian kurdish fighters also known as the y p j. the main issue that negatively affects bilateral relations between turkey and the us in addition to the issue of for to the good in is the arms that washington gives to the word p.j. we have recently seen how the american sent armored vehicles to the group the turkish president expressed once again turkey's dismay over the issue during his phone conversation with the american president donald trump was clearly announced that he gave orders not to send any weapons to the white b.g. . russia says it's working together with saudi arabia to unify the syrian opposition the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov was speaking at a meeting with the un special envoy on syria stuff and there was still
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a who praised the talks as useful syrian opposition groups have agreed to form a fifty member delegation to attend next week's u.n. sponsored talks during a two day conference in riyadh they were new their demand that syrian president bashar al assad should step down assad's resignation will not be a precondition for negotiations a salvage of a cent this update from the turkish city of gas near the syrian border. after two long days of deliberations between various syrian groups which included the moscow and the cairo platforms the syrian negotiations committee that has been formed now has agreed to code to geneva talks on a united platform they say they've agreed that there should be a future syria without president bashar al assad and his clique they also say that there should be representation of women the united nations should put serious efforts into uniting all sides and bringing all sides on to the negotiating table
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and the violence must come to an end in a late night news conference one of the representatives off this new committee announced these details saying that they are now united and they can go to geneva with one voice if the fuck no. we have agreed with a group of the components who are here in riyadh in addition to cairo and moscow platforms to form one united delegation to participate in the direct geneva talks in a few days. at least on the surface they have bridged these divides wish it were the divisions among them that is the question of president bashar al assad in the future of the transitional government and in a future syria according to the syrian opposition they have now agreed that bashar al assad cannot be part of the transitional stage but that was the dividing factor between them and at least the moscow platform which wants to see them going to the negotiations without any preconditions and it considers that asking for bashar al assad not being part of the transitional government is a precondition there's a lot at stake when they go to geneva syrian opposition members have been telling
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us that they want the united nations talks to succeed they want to united nations to be an impartial arbiter of these talks that are taking place on the twenty eighth of november in geneva because they don't want russia to be the main player and there has been talk by russia that it wants to hold hold another meeting of not just russia iran and turkey but also syrian opposition groups in sochi and. opposition members fear that this might be a way of diminishing the influence of the united nations where russia would take a lead role and many people in the opposition see russia as a partner with bashar assad and will do all it can to dry and keep him in power police in china are investigating reports that toddlers that a childcare center in beijing was sexually abused drugs and molested is the latest in a series of child abuse cases at daycare centers that has caused outrage across the country so fast and reports from beijing. they're in shock and
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demanding an explanation these are parents of toddlers who attend the prestigious red yellow blue kindergarten in beijing children as young as three years old have said they were molested drugged and stripped naked by care workers regular blue is the largest early childhood service provider in china and is listed on the new york stock exchange for order not from me in the glass of my chair oh some parents have ak their children weathered the pews the truth is that this was the secret between them and the teachers china's child care system has come under scrutiny since cases of abuse have appeared online this case currently under investigation in shanghai appears to show a worker pushing children to the ground and forcing them to eat spicy wasabi. if you don't use case and yellow blue you slap to an outpouring of anger online with
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tens of millions responding on the. outrage over child abuse at daycare centers around the country this crisis is seen as a strong message to the government to take action to improve the safety of topless and i'm sure their healthy development in a country that is increasingly depending on professional child care so in china has adopted its second child policy last year the man for child care has grown the country has limited parents to have only one son or daughter for forty years. but research shows that more than half of chinese parents choose not to have a second child because of the lack of proper childcare and seeing how you're going to resolve not just incidence. is quite nerve wrecking it reflects the problem more serious lack of child care this is a serious social issue. nine and only and have put china second child policy into practice but the young parents are struggling after care worker forced their
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daughter to eat in the toilet at the childcare center now says she quit her job to take care of her children so that the supervision on this private kindergartens is very loose the kindergartens past that year inspections by using their connections and providing fix that if it gets they just want to gain profit instead of providing a real education lack of sufficiently trained starters and not a problem sadistic show that for forty four million dollars will need daycare two point four million more teachers need to be hired and train the ministry of education says it will prosecute any teachers and employees who have harmed and abused children the government has started an inspection of the management of child care centers nationwide red yellow blue has apologized for the anxiety it has cost to the parents and to society. step for us and al-jazeera beijing canada's prime minister justin trudeau has apologized to tens of thousands of indigenous canadians
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who were forcibly separated from their families around twenty thousand aboriginal children were taken from their homes between the one nine hundred sixty s. and one nine hundred eighty s. and placed in either foster care or with normal indigenous families. many were sorely neglected not properly fed clothed or host others. suffered physical psychological and sexual abuse. of. were deprived of the love care of their families of their parents and of their communities human rights groups are calling for international agencies to monitor the repack tradition of a hinge of muslims to man mark the un's refugee agency says it's still not safe for
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them to return myanmar and bangladesh signed a pact on thursday allowing those displaced to go home once their paperwork is completed but the advocacy group human rights watch has dismissed it as a publicist who stunned and says the refugees must be guaranteed security and their homes rebuilt well in six hundred thousand have fled an army crackdown in rakhine state over the past three months charles stop it has more from cox is bizarre. there are of course a major issues with respect to the implementation of this agreement that has been made between bangladesh and myanmar with respect to the repatriation of bringing the refugees chief of which of course is the question of exactly where many of these people go back to their villages have been destroyed burnt to the ground hundreds of thousands of them across this border and they brought literally nothing with them including any form of identification and myanmar is insisting that an
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identification process must start it says that this agreement is loosely based on one that was put together ninety ninety two when there was a similar outbreak of violence in one thousand nine hundred two the rangar refugees that came here had white cards now these white cards were proof of residency not citizenship myanmar government now saying that if the regime that you g.'s here now have proof that they once had one of those white cards then they would take to eventually be allowed to return they also say that there is going to be a system put together. papers disseminated within the refugee camps where people can register listing their former addresses their family members but of course is the issue of literally thousands of people who are missing family members many of them are children so it's very difficult to get solid identification of these people. al-jazeera continues to demand the release of its journalist mahmoud
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hussein he's now been in an egyptian prison for more than eleven months saying is accused of broadcasting false news to spread chaos what cheney and al-jazeera strongly deny he's replaces the complaints of mistreatment in jail made was arrested on december the twentieth last year all this is. opposition groups in cambodia are promising not to give up their political struggle despite by the government to crack down on dissent the supreme court dissolved the main opposition party last week at the request of prime minister hun sen's were. leaving the country without any official opposition bride has more from. under the flight path into phnom penh airport this modest house is now the headquarters of one of the few organizations opposed to the cambodian government the grassroots democratic party is just two years old it doesn't have any m.p.'s
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and is trying to build a base to support candidates in next year's general election. situation is not good for. many in cambodia. journey will take longer than expected but somehow to accept and face their current situation the party has already faced difficulties in the main committee room a portrait of its founder ken lay murdered last year in what many believe was a politically motivated killing. he was a fierce critic of long time prime minister concerned. his ruling party is now virtually unopposed in the national assembly and a number of seats from the defunct c.n.n. r.p. are being given to his allies but the government insists democracy is alive and well nine million people have the right to what they can go to and they can.
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they can do. what they want and. join a contest unless that party becomes a threat say critics at the former headquarters of the c.n. r.p. all evidence of its existence has been raised. it was the headquarters for a party that got three million votes at the last election and that nearly toppled the government the party made more gains local elections last summer which it was the trigger for prime minister that to take action. in the countryside c.n.r. peace signs remain alongside the ruling party of one's own but by the time cambodians go to the polls next july there will likely be no trace left that seems as inevitable as the winner of that election robert wright al-jazeera. european
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leaders have harshly criticize russia at a summit between the e.u. and six former soviet states the british prime minister teresa may said russia was a hostile state threatening potential growth in the east and the president all to condemned what he said was russian aggression in eastern ukraine. fyfe ukraine. is just the latest proof of the tragic consequences of russia's aggression in ukraine. you. russian. legal and exaction of crimea. germany's president has been holding talks with party leaders including chancellor angela merkel and the head of the social democrats to try to end the political deadlock martin short's had previously ruled out taking part in another government headed by merkel merkel's conservatives won the most seats in september elections but hasn't been able to form
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a coalition. in the junior coalition partner since twenty thirteen but still said after the election that their poor showing that they had to go into opposition he now says party members will get a vote on any coalition deal john mccain has the latest from berlin. for the past two months germany's social democrats have been licking their wounds after the worst electoral performance in modern german democratic history the watchword has been opposition their leader martin schultz who presided over that worst ever defeat but said opposition was what he as payday needs to look its wounds to find new policies and to reconnect with the electorate but the collapse of the so-called jamaica coalition talks has refocused people's attention on the s. payday and a chorus of voices a growing chorus of voices have said to mr schultz well perhaps now is the time to rethink that refusal to contemplate coalition with angela merkel and he seems to
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have listened. the eight hours was spent talking with discuss openly the contribution b s p d can make a coalition whatever form that may take. the irony of the situation is of the grand coalition mr schultz has been so resistant to is still governing germany in a can't say capacity the question for him the question for. is can they find a form of agreement but can take germany forward because many leaders in europe worry about the vacuum of leadership that a continued protracted lack of coalition talks might bring and of course the doomsday scenario at the back of everyone's minds is if they can't find agreement well there can't really be a general election until next april and so everyone is very keen to avoid that particular dilemma. on the program that is another. messy details about coming up with china and sports.
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business updates brought to you by qatar airways going places together. welcome back as promised the sport now with tara. fallacy thank you so much the tennis season isn't quite over for some of the biggest stars of the men's game what the final the davis cup which is often referred to as the world cup of tennis taking place between france and belgium in lille and the best of five match tie is finally poised after day one in front of a park crowd at leo's football stadium which is right on the french belgian border
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. belgium off to a winning start in the first singles match just five days after finishing runner up about the a.t.p. world tour finals the world number seven beat lucas polio in straight sets seven five six three six one. but french number one joe wilford song assuming levelled the final one all he beat steve darcis six three six two six one in the second singles match the davis cup final continues on saturday with the doubles before the reverse singles rubbers on sunday. now he may have already won the formula one world title this season but lewis hamilton isn't letting up heading into the final grand prix of the season. the mercedes drivers set the quickest time in second to practice at the marina circuits friday zero point one four nine seconds ahead of closest rival ferrari sebastian vettel both drivers are three time winners and hamilton is also being courted time to race
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winner of the season this weekend the briton captured his for the drivers' championship two races ago in mexico. the international olympic committee has disqualified for russian athletes for committing anti doping violations at the two thousand and fourteen sochi games one of them is two time olympic a bob sled gold medalist alexander is zuckoff. who is now the russian bobsled federation president has been banned for life from any olympics fourteen russian athletes have now been banned for doping at the sochi games with nine medals stripped. japan's reds will take on saudi arabia as in a battle to become champions of asia on saturday the reds have a slight advantage heading into the second leg of the asian champions league final they're playing at home and have an away goal from their one one draw in riyadh in the first leg last week to time asian champions all hell out mosque or at least
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once if they were to have any chance of winning the title for the first time since two thousand. and three people the team is quite solid we've proved it in the past we importantly titles we feel we have a chance during the ninety minutes of the match we just have to school want to call that the games we have played in the past we will keep following all stall on the offensive and try to press our pilots this game is no exception we have very talented players taking the side of the match in any minutes no matter how strong our opponents. after the first leg which ended in a draw we've kept training hard and we feel we've reached a certain level of confidence for tomorrow's match we're playing in our home stadium and our objective is to bring the trophy home and be able to celebrate with all of our fans. chelsea manager antonio conte has been critical of the quick turnaround time between his side's midweek trip to azerbaijan a side car bike in the champions league and their english premier league clash with
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liverpool on saturday they trail e.p.l. leaders manchester city by nine points. today we had a good good training session and we tried to prepare the game the game against liverpool very very well but for sure i think that if. you have only only one day to get better game about. ready to volley only one day to rest or he's not it's not right it's not right there for a. a photo not the only photo of a photo that the. barcelona star lino massi has won the golden boot award for being european football's highest score score for the fourth time in his career he received the accolades from club teammate luis suarez on friday messi scored thirty seven goals for the league a side over the twenty sixteen to seventeen season the thirty year old is now tied
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to level with brown madrid while cristiana were naldo for the most gold and it's one. that if he could. get them over to see i think i've grown both on and off the pitch i have improved unincorporated new traits into my way of playing and each day i know joy being a footballer. and finally four years after he retired from playing football former liverpool manchester united and around the striker michael owen has made a sporting comeback on horseback at the ascot racecourse the three seven year old who was an established horse owner and breeder took part in a charity race just five months after taking to the saddle for the very first time and it was almost a perfect debut as a jockey for a former european footballer of the year but he was just beaten into second place on his horse halter print. and i love that it was. better than i expected i must admit we seem to go really quick early on and i thought wow this is you know
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no one can keep that was almost i was probably the fastest i've ever been on a horse and then we just felt like if the whole stay the whole slowed up into the boat and on the inside and all of us when i was in the front i was a good come on no. i was a long stride and i got very. and that's all your sport for now it's now back to felicity and london thanks so much but just time for me to remind you can check out so many of the stories are covering both news and force by going to our website that's what it looks like it to us is al-jazeera dot com of as they're called. i must say for me on the team that this news i join us again though in a couple of minutes time likes what.
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we will maintain the finest fighting force the world has ever known the united states army is so reliant on the private sector i would call it a dependency we have a mismatch between the way we. work to be and the reality of the twenty first century. for you and i want to show you how many of the persons that you're sending out child soldiers and i have my child soldiers reloaded at this time. a new poll ranks mexico city is the pulled worst in the world for sexual violence many women are attacked while moving in the crowded spaces of the metro buses and even at the hands of taxi drivers the conversation starts with do you have a boyfriend you're very pretty young you feel unsafe threatened you think about how
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to react what do i do if this gets worse now mariani uses a new service it's called lal dr it's for women passages only and run by women drivers the apple for some extra features like a panic button in twenty four seven monitoring of drivers we will maintain the finest fighting force the world has ever known united states army was so reliant on the private sector i would call it a dependency we have a mismatch between the way we maj and work to be and the reality of the twenty first century. in a bathing pool for you and i want to show you how many of the persons that you're sending out you should be child soldiers and like i said my child soldiers reloaded at this time.
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