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hello i'm maryam namazie this is the news hour live from london coming up in the next sixty minutes north korea fires what it says is its most powerful missile yet one that can reach the u.s. mainland. the u.s. president retreats a series of anti muslim videos triggering outrage online. and a former bosnian croat military needed dies after drinking poison in court as he's told his war crimes sentence will be up. in doha with all your days leading. up lovelife. tiger woods says he's pain free and ready to resume his gofer career i'll tell you what we can expect from the fourteen time major champions return.
u.s. president donald trump says additional major sanctions will be imposed on the korea in response to its latest missile tests made the comments on twitter following a phone call with china's president xi jinping the u.n. security council is due to hold an emergency session in the coming hours young now says it can reach the u.s. mainland knew what song fifteen intercontinental ballistic missile flew to an altitude of up to four and a half thousand kilometers and traveled nine hundred sixty kilometers spending nearly an hour in the air that high a missile traveled more than ten times above the international space station which orbits four hundred eight kilometers above earth several weapons experts say the missiles to trajectory suggest an actual range of thirteen thousand kilometers which is enough to reach washington d.c. and any other part of the continental united states but that also means that europe which is seven thousand six hundred fifty nine kilometers. away from north korea is also now we buy missile after you know bankable in cleated its rocket system
development with the successful test launch of a new long range missile and you're going to get the i.c.b.m. while song fifteen weapon system is it into continental ballistic rocket to the super large heavy warhead which is capable of striking the whole mainland of the u.s. it's the third i.c.b.m. test this year north korea says this one is more advanced than the hawse on fourteen's in july traveling for around fifteen minutes to an altitude of about four and a half thousand kilometers before landing in waters off japan the intended target according to pyongyang's media from the u.s. president who has threatened fire in fury in the past this response or we can you know we will take care of it we have general matters in the room with us and we've had a long discussion about it. it is a situation that we will handle it went higher frankly than any previous thought they paid for research and development effort on their part to continue building
ballistic missile that could threaten. everywhere in the world basically south korea says it detected the test in advance of the launch at around three a.m. local time and immediately responded with joint army navy and air force drills launching three missiles that simultaneously hit a simulated target the intended message to north korea the south could take out the launch site if necessary president trump spoke with the leaders of south korea and japan. japan will resolutely enhance its pressure on north korea to the maximum level we will continue to protect the lives and livelihood of the people of japan on to the strong japan u.s. alliance president monday and told trump that north korea's technology has apparently improved agreeing to continue the sanctions campaign. that angers kim jong un's government but so far has failed to stop its missile and nuclear tests.
yourself korea and the united states along with the international community have no other choice but to continue applying strong pressure on china the south korean government says those sanctions are designed to force north korea to negotiations there has been no communication between the two countries since last year the u.s. and its allies have often said that denuclearization is a precondition for talks but it seems increasingly likely that if north korea comes to the table it will insist on doing so as a nuclear state kathy novak al jazeera sole. is a research fellow employee for ation and you can't policy at the royal united services institute he joins me in the studio and i thank you very much for coming in to speak to us so we have a united nations security council meeting on get another test by north korea in a couple of hours time what are your expectations was unclear whether trump has managed to negotiate a deal with china and russia who are crucial to getting
a vote through the u.n. security council there are still a few things that the u.n. security council can sanction so tougher restrictions on maritime interdictions of north korean ships talk of restrictions on migrant labor that north korea uses to earn revenue abroad and talk of restrictions on oil exports to north korea so there are some further steps the international community can take in terms of sanctions what about unilateral steps and by the u.s. itself was the united states have over the last many months been issuing varies unilateral sanctions primarily against chinese financial institutions who have been doing business with north korea so i think absolutely will see that trend continue and that's one of the tools that the u.s. president has it is his disposal and they're incredibly powerful and you saying in terms of international sanctions we might get something on migrant labor on on things around shipping perhaps but what can we expect in terms of direct u.s.
action against north korea or at least on those chinese institutions to try and exert some put pressure on the chinese so china is absolutely the key to this i think china is on board on paper but the question is what can china actually do north korea networks are so imbedded in northeastern china that it's going to be very difficult to actually unravel those networks so what the united states will have to do is target individual points and try and shut down into the individual nodes of those that words just give us some more background and context as to why. it's difficult to unravel these networks in china that is so intricately involved to have these established relationships with the north koreans so north korea operates through a series of front companies shell companies that are set up for the explicit purpose of evading sanctions if you are a north korean state into to you that's designated by the u.n. security council you're not going to conduct business in your own name so they
operate through agents and middlemen who are not connected to north korea in fact they're acting on behalf of north korea but it's very difficult to unravel those that works because there's the north korean about them and on the chinese side how much control does the state have. that's unclear is there's a thing of turning a blind eye for so many years means that you don't have very much control when you're so far down the line all right well i mean all dolled thank you very much for. taking through some of those very important issues but from the royal united services institute looking ahead to the u.n. security council meeting tonight in north korea meanwhile u.s. president donald trump past shed and he was in videos posted by a far right british activist group is twitter account retreated three separate videos posted by jade of france and the deputy leader of the person first movement . writes let's get more on this now with kimberly haokip she joins us from outside the white house and kimberly that has definitely been
a sense of outrage and condemnation over here tell us more about what the white house has been saying. well the white house has been speaking about it was the president we were hoping to hear from he left departed to go make a policy speech in the midwest of the united states and did not speak before the cameras but you're right there is widespread outrage as well here in the united states over these comments not only from a top muslim civil rights group condemning the comments of the president calling the retreats rather that he did on his twitter account this morning as being as lama phobic inciting violence against muslims but also condemning these and at the same time too we're getting similar comments and reaction on the floor of the house of representatives a democratic congressman congressman rather calling for the president's impeachment before christmas as a result of his actions the same time while there has been this condemnation and calls for impeachment the white house is defending the president's comments the
press secretary sarah huckabee sanders before reporters at a sort of hastily impromptu appearance here outside the west wing of the white house defended the comments and in fact said that all the president was trying to do is promote strong border security and defend americans from national security threats whether it's it's a real video the threat is real and that is what the president is talking about that's what the president is focused on is dealing with those real threats and those are real no matter how you look at it so it doesn't matter. so avoiding the issue around the videos themselves just the fact that they were retreating kimberly how consistent is this with the president's actions and behavior so far. very consistent if you look at the president's actions as president if you look at his statements on the campaign trail the retreating of these unverified videos really is consistent with what the president said all along i mean we heard on the
campaign trail where he called for a complete and total ban on muslims entering the united states in the early days of his presidency there was widespread outrage over the executive order banning certain travelers from muslim majority countries and that has been challenge in the court repeatedly is nothing more than a muslim ban even though the white house denies this not of course the language that we've heard the president use where he stresses the word islamic when talking about eisel or talking about al qaida repeatedly using the phrase radical islamic terrorist when talking about those groups even as recently as a month ago the president outraged many again with a tweet where he said and blamed an uptick on crime in the united kingdom on what he said was the spread of radical islamic terrorism the president has been very consistent on his positions and in his policies and you have to remember too is outraged as many are in the united states and around the world there are millions of americans the support the president and that is how he won the white house all
right kimberly how can the white house thank you for imposing a crop military to has died after drinking poison arson u.n. war crimes court saw madame prayag trying to substance just seconds after he was told he lost his appeal and it's misreports. with his twenty year sentence for war crimes of how on appeal but i'm probably actors was not about to go quietly he received it from. shouting i'm not a war criminal a former croatian general took a drink from a whole bottle. don't. for a short time the presiding judge continued to deliver verdicts on the other defendants then probably heard again through a translator i have taken poison. the seventy two year old's lawyer peter klein's claim not to like me on the. clients as he drank a poison this morning she says research spent at least the curtains probably ak was
taken to a hospital in the hague where he later died in two thousand and four slept on probably at flew from zagreb to the netherlands and surrendered himself to the hague tribunal with his co-defendants he was charged with trying to create what was described as an ethnically pure greater croatia. probably ak was found guilty with others of helping us stablish concentration camps for bosnian muslims and specifically he was charged with ordering the destruction of the city of must pass ottoman era bridge. on wednesday and more star some of the survivors of those concentration camps watched the sentencing and probably exercise. all of those who had been in camps we expected at least the confirmation that this was a joint criminal enterprise and not only the verdict against prayag but also all the men who took part while on the other side of divided must start some of projects former soldiers understood why he'd taken his own life. but as we show i
am thinking i would do the same it would be hard to serve time in prison while some are marking you these were the final verdicts to be handed down by the international criminal court for the former yugoslavia the six defendants had their appeals rejected they'd been sentenced to a collective one hundred eleven years in jail the court was set up in one thousand nine hundred three at the height of the balkans war to prosecute europe's worst atrocities since world war two bernard smith al-jazeera. i want to share a news our national still ahead leaders from europe and africa hold their first joint summit in the ivory coast with migration topping the agenda they report from the greek island of last boss where thousands of refugees are facing a harsh winter. and asia's top footballers a crowned we'll hear from them in sport is just.
now pope francis has urged but it's leaders in myanmar to tackle prejudice and hatred jaring his visit to the country's largest city a pontiff again avoided using the term ranger to refer to the muslim minority from rack and state but he did preach a message of forgiveness in his first public mass warning followers a guess the temptation for avenge scott either reports from young on. the people of myanmar we're finally able to get a good look at pope francis this time more than a quick way out of a window his popemobile is built so he can be seen unlike his convoy of vehicles that have been traveling through the streets of yangon since monday on the sprawling grass fields of the checkers and grounds in the city's center. the part of hell the mass for an estimated one hundred fifty thousand catholic faithful. i know that many in the winds of violence. visible and invisible the
temptation is to respond to these injuries with the worldly wisdom like that of the king in the first reading is deeply flawed we think that healing can come from hunger and revenge yet the way of revenge is not the way of jesus the preachings of the pope were directed at the decades of ethnic wars and violence here. in his large public mass where the pope again did not specifically mention there were hidden gems but his statements about acceptance and identity has prompted some the think about the crisis. i don't think we're hinges are as bad as people say they're only a minority in our country like the pope said they should be treated accordingly by human rights i see no difference between us and them. from a religious point of few i have sympathy for. but i cannot accept them the pope is due to hold one more smaller mass on thursday morning and then embark on the second leg of his trip to the region. to bangladesh where he's expected to meet refugees
and the small catholic community has got to either al-jazeera. leaders are attending a joint european union african summit in ivory coast with migration and security featuring high on the agenda chancellor angela merkel says the e.u. needs to work more closely with africa to look at illegal migration. is following the summit for us in abidjan and use is supposed to be the theme of this summit but the question of migration has dominated so far. on migration there has really dominated the first day of this summit in abidjan i think the sense of urgency was really underlined by the fact that all of the leaders where they spoke in the opening statements each of the mentioned migration and the tone was really set earlier on not by the president of the ivory coast where this summit is being held because he talked about libya and the trading of
refugees various slaves and he really said that this is totally unacceptable and everyone here has a collective responsibility to do something about it just a bit earlier i spoke to the french president tomorrow michael and what he told me was that leaders here wanted to try a north an initiative a strategy to try and tackle the situation in libya to help in fact weight some of those refugees that are trapped but it is interesting also that earlier we heard from the u.n. secretary general and what he said is what he said his solutions are needed that are really far more long term and he's talking about things like more legal pathways to europe for margaret and also just developing countries in africa the need extra funding in order to stop people leaving in the first place. we will not put an end to the tragedy in the mediterranean if we do not create significant legal migration opportunities we must also ensure that development
policy gives people the opportunity to find a dignified future in their home country these two conditions are essential to combat smugglers and traffickers the most horrible criminals of all time. a very strong message there from the u.n. secretary general how's it being received in abidjan. well i think there's no doubt that everyone here knows that something must be done but what's very difficult about a summit like this is you have these two huge organizations the european union the african union they often don't speak with one voice and they're made up of many countries and those countries don't always have the same perspective on the hues or the same ideas about what the solutions are out there and what we've seen for example in the post is the european union has been quite criticized for the approach that they've taken recently to try and control migration which is all for african countries more money more development aid if they try to tighten their borders but then many rights activists have said well actually you're taking money
away from reducing poverty so it's a very complex issue you have notes of players and really what everyone says that they'll do is at least on the second day is trying to come up with some sort of plan about what they should do next but they have to agree on that first and very much in the following that summit in abidjan. an island in greece which is struggling to look after an ever increasing number of refugees is being described as the guantanamo bay of europe thousands of refugees stuck on the island of lesbos are living in squalid conditions and face a harsh winter and as jonah hill reports greek government leaders are complaining of a lack of help from the european union. the evenings of to cold. most of the roughly ten thousand refugees and migrants stuck on the island live in the bleak confines of moriah camp no matter what no.
no food no food food no good. moria is stretched way beyond capacity it's occupants come from a dozen countries it's a prison it's not like a prison but to prison because you don't go nowhere was normal because i don't know what my own is that was i thinking it only let me know if you know what is. inside this heavily fortified former army base families live rough. children breathe in daily lungfuls of wood smoke and bed down with no more than a sheet of tarpaulin to protect them from the hard. knocks say tent for she cannot break in here my son seek in hospital can not mistaking tent this was not so why not some variables die. some to voters in what is called die. they are free to come and go but cannot
leave the island a deal struck between the e.u. and turkey last year to halt the flow of refugees to europe has left the greek government with the heavy burden of looking after those caught in the middle this is an extraordinary situation for people to find themselves in it is as if they have just literally escaped war or some awful disaster but this is a permanent camp many of them have been here for months and months in the care of an european government it feels more like a government that couldn't care less only the ministry only the meanest the governor of course is a government case or to make a case that the make a case that the government. stop rossmiller younis works with volunteers and the island's municipality running a very different kind of camp it's also stretched beyond capacity but here people smile children sing songs and go to school it's everything the greek government's
response to this crisis is not. in the hills above morea three young men from book you know fast food look down on what the island's mayor has called europe's guantanamo bay if this is safety and freedom they must be starting to wonder why they came don't know how al-jazeera lesbos greece. in the final part of our series from last boss jonah investigates the living conditions in these camps and for some it's so bad that they're resorting to self harm in the hope of getting out that's on thursday here on al-jazeera the u.a.e. has blocked the former egyptian prime minister ahmed shah feet from traveling it comes just as he announced his intention to run in next year's presidential elections he stood in egypt's first presidential election after the twenty eleven are prizing against former leader hosni mubarak but lost against mohamed morsi of
the muslim brotherhood after his defeat shafique fled overseas forces loyal to the renegade libyan general khalifa haftar accused of executing dozens of men in the eastern town of ajdabiya near benghazi human rights watch says local police forces discovered the bodies of thirty six men relatives told the rights group the men had been detained by after us forces mahmood not hold up to wirehead has more from tripoli. according to eyewitnesses embassy and victims' families all the victims that were found killed in libya are city around fifty kilometers to the east from but a lousy. all the all the victims were arrested they were taken from their own houses they include hefted as opponents opponents of operation dignity led by a renegade general play for have to and also military officers who are dissidents who are also or have become recently dissident of operation dignity they were all
arrested were taken from their own houses and they were taken to a prison belonging to operation dignity before they were found dead last october now according to medical sources all the victims were killed in cold blood they were all found with shots to the head and they were all found hand cuffed now hefted forces have been engaged in similar atrocities during the last three years last march forces reportedly said the graves of opponents mutilated their bodies and said some of the blood is on fire and the also reportedly killed civilians in. now all these atrocities have gone unpunished and. kept in mind willfully a prominent officer at operation dignity he is very well known for killing his
opponents or have to his opponents without trial all these atrocities have gone unpunished and fully and have those forces have been committing atrocities and they have been going there with impunity and until now he is believed is believed to be at large and he's also believed to be on top of his job and he might. be committing similar atrocities. you know at the news hour still to come the u.k. edges closer to reaching a deal with the e.u. i writes divorce phil tens of thousands of migrant workers are being forced out of their homes in beijing we meet one of the families affected. and ejected from the game for the first time in his career tell us what the bron james to trouble.
helos a more proper weather has broken through from europe showing itself over turkey's been lots of rain in the southeast of turkey so that forty fifty sixty millimeters or so the course as it goes over high ground it will produce snowshoes the rest of today and tonight and right up through georgia following that the skies will be clear so the picture about time we get to a fairly clear sky one except for the caucasus temperatures actually on the recovery to some degree twenty one in baghdad fifteen to around thirteen kabul right about twenty mark on the coast of the mediterranean for lebanon slowly warming there's a chance of showers showing up in once again the other side of the mountains in the southern caspian sea not to run but this part of northern iraq as the breeze comes down as a northerly a cold normally across the caspian temps of twenty three in kuwait by this time still a breeze blowing down the gulf it's winter conditions at about twenty the max in
there are warmer all the other side of the peninsula and there's a suggestion of a shower two possibly in the northern side this is come friday through kuwait and qatar as well the showers in southern africa have temporarily taken a back seat they were concentrating in malawi tanzania and zambia and i think that's where to look. a year on from the election with washington both the republican and democratic parties are struggling to adjust to a polarized electorate it really is an identity crisis you just run against drugs or do you really stake out a set of positions that offer us a clear alternative not just a truck but to the politics that gave truck pulled lines examines the shifting sands of american politics life of the party this time.
the story that. will probably be the. miners died and we where there were no fanfare television. on that time. some of the highlights the story the story and. i like that tonight i want the viewer in malaysia like al-jazeera english because the news is not sent it and you didn't miss any of the news and you can watch it on my. welcome back let's update you on the stories making headlines u.s. president donald trump says additional major sanctions will be imposed on north
korea in response to its latest test of a missile which could hit the entire u.s. mainland. donald trump is shed three anti muslim videos posted on twitter by a british far right activist group. and former bosnian croat military to solve them probably act has committed suicide by drinking poison at a u.n. war crimes court. now british prime minister treason may is facing a backlash following reports that she's ready to. pay what the european union is demanding to settle with the. airports like a total of fifty three to sixty five billion u.s. dollars is given person until monday to make an acceptable offer for a financial settlement and. will the european union be getting sixty five billion dollars from britain will it be far less will both sides have been stressing a final figure hasn't been agreed but pressure is mounting on the british government ahead of an e.u. summit in mid december we're hoping very much that the offer that the promise is
able to to make at that council be one that guarantees a sufficient progress i think that's what they report around the table for the twenty seven plus us really want to achieve the figures reported in the british press suggest a reason mase effectively doubled her previous offer of twenty six billion dollars in future payments or monday she'll be meeting donald tusk president of the european council there next month e.u. leaders decide if enough progress has been made in three areas to move on to trade talks apart from the money there's the rights of a you citizens in britain and most difficult of all how to avoid imposing a hard border between northern ireland which is part of the u.k. and the republic of ireland. will continue if there's no agreement in fifteen days we keep going time is passing and the clock is ticking there will be less time for the discussion on the transition period and less time on the future relationship for which we have to develop the scope and the framework. the opposition labor
party perhaps sensing a realisation amongst the public that breaks it could come with a large price tag is demanding parliament gets a vote on the final amount if we're being honest about the true costs of brics it should we also add in the last revenues to the exchequer in the redbook something if you will the twenty billion pounds by twenty twenty one and then also that three point seven billion it breaks it preparations for. agencies new border arrangements the lorry parks in dover and so forth and of course add in the higher cost of living for all of our constituents as prices keep on rising whatever the details of the divorce will turn out to be nobody knows when britain will get to start talking about a trade deal with brussels if there's no movement by next month's e.u. summit the prospect of a so-called no deal breaks it comes into sharper focus and that's far from the deep and special relationship that the government still hoping for.
now turkish uranium goal try to who pleaded guilty to helping iran of a u.s. sanctions has started testifying against his codefendant. is the key witness against turkish banking official met attila prosecutors say the two men that iranian oil money in violation of u.s. economic sanctions against iran christensen amy's following developments for us in new york so what happened in court and what desirable have to say. well merriam zahra appeared in court wearing a prison uniform and has kept this packed courthouse on the edge of its seat throughout the morning with some shocking revelations the prosecution has portrayed czar of as the front man a go between between iran and turkish banks in this scheme to evade iranian sanctions that are imposed by the united states the defendant on the other hand is
described as the banker who designed the mechanisms for keeping these transactions secret now the bombshell that was revealed by zurab during his testimony earlier today is that not only did the bankers knowingly violate u.s. sanctions in helping iran but that he personally bribed a top member of the turkish government in order to make that happen he took the stand and said that he met with is offered cholly on the former economy minister of turkey after the general manager of hulk bank the state owned turkish bank told him that he was too high profile of a person to take on this job of essentially laundering money from the iranian government of course zorra is married to a pop star in turkey and is very well known there after the general manager told him that he couldn't do this work he went to the economy. minister and asked him to
have him instated out the bank as are upset that cha leon agreed to have him installed at the bank in exchange for fifty percent of his profits and they were gassed in the courtroom as the prosecution put up on the video screen a spreadsheet showing the payments that. said that he made to this government mr minister totaling in the millions and millions of dollars in fact he testified that he had paid somewhere between forty and fifty billion euro to this government minister as well as four and a half million dollars and some two and a half million turkish lira so quite some salacious details coming out in the courtroom this morning fascinating case that involves vos amounts of money paid in bribes and highlighting the involvement of high level officials as well one of the implications of what we've heard today what does it mean for the defense.
well interestingly the defense seems to be arguing that the arguments that are being made by turkish government officials who have tried very desperately to get this trial thrown out of court. they. have called zahra. a hostage of the u.s. government they've said that this trial is politically motivated by the u.s. government and time to get sanctions on turkey the defense has not gone into a lot of detail about this but they are saying that the a lot of the information that's being used by the prosecution is coming from turkish investigators who are in their words partisan so the evidence that the government is using can't be trusted essentially that they are saying this evidence goes back to a corruption scandal in turkey that implicated also top members of government was thrown out because it was found that the investigators were acting on behalf of the two law glenn the exiled muslim cleric who lives here in the. united states now so
it all gets very very complicated at the end of the day though the defense is saying that it still was a civil servant someone who worked at the bank his entire life that there's no evidence that he the defendant took any bribes but they do stop short of defending the turkish government or until his boss in fact they said as much in their opening statements that they weren't there to defend the boss or the government just their client they seem to be setting him up to paint him basically as a fall guy for this massive scheme thank you very much kristen salumi with all the latest on that trial in new york. now iran's president is accusing saudi arabia of targeting his country to shift focus from its own involvement in regional politics tension has been growing between the rival since sanctions on iran will ease under the new deal has on rouhani says his country will act with professionalism when dealing with the kingdom of. saudi arabia is seeking to solve two fundamental
problems that's why they try to characterize iran as an enemy saudi arabia failed in culture and failed in iraq and in syria and finally failed in lebanon they failed in all these regions and want to cover the failure by portraying iran as an enemy secondly inside saudi arabia the situation is tense and there are internal disputes so they portray iran as an enemy to cover up their failure and their internal problems that's why we must act with all professionalism syrian government is a finally arrived in geneva the latest round of un backed talks aimed at ending the civil war the assad government had initially refused to confirm it would attend the eighth round of talks that began on tuesday between the syrian opposition and the un special envoys to fund the mr a the opposition had wanted to discuss the possibility of removing president bashar assad but the government insists it will not tolerate such discussion talks have now been extended to december fifteenth diplomatic editor james frey said this update from geneva. the government delegation delayed their visit to geneva angered by comments from the opposition
negotiating team again saying that assad must go the government side is now here both sides in this city for talks and both of already met the un special envoy stefan de mistura after meeting the government delegation at their hotel he had a few brief words for reporters the most intimidating was it difficult to bring professional. there's already a disagreement about the focus of this round of talks the opposition want to look at a transition and a transitional body to run syria mr de mistura wants to focus on the elections and the new constitution this round of talks is likely to continue until next week the international day of solidarity with the palestinian people is being observed across the world today marks almost seventy years after the un adopted a resolution partitioning palestine into generation arab states a year later israel was founded to its displacing millions of palestinians and
israeli forces reports it comes as palestinian communities in the occupied west bank face increased pressure from israel its a hilltop home for sixty three palestinian bedouin families use of jerusalem in the occupied west bank had none jolene has lived in all his life building his own home as close as possible to his herd but it's a home he's lost more than once to israeli demolitions the handles it of the house other than when a bit as of the model they demolished my house three times they tell you it's illegal why is it here it's because we're one hundred meters away from the rest of the community they demolish the house and say if you want to live here live with the rest of them uphill. now it's not just individual homes being targeted the entire village has been issued with a notice of eviction this community has long been under israeli pressure what's changing now is the method a military eviction notice designed to clear illegal settlement outposts is now for the first time being used against palestinians the palestinian authority is
protesting against what it sees as a broad new threat to other bedouin communities further north have been issued with the same notice the intention they feel to circumvent lengthy legal proceedings which often delay individual demolition orders this is not valid because it is just not what the planning laws are all about you cannot take one law to bypass another law the israeli military is in direct control here in what's known as area c. of the occupied west bank it told al jazeera that the new notice was quote part of the enforcement against the illegal construction phenomenon in the area but the palestinian negotiator forward how ark says there's a deliberate strategy in the weeks before the unveiling of a new u.s. peace plan to clear a vital area east of a large illegal settlement allowing for its growth the encirclement of east jerusalem and the division of the occupied west bank into northern and southern harbors this is what israeli negotiator behavior is. they plan it ahead get rid of
the palestinian population and we come to negotiation they create facts on the ground and tell you well this is the situation now you have to accept it as residents have grown used to living with the threat of a vixen and demolition while fighting individual cases in court they are vowing to stay on and fight through this latest threat to each and every one of their homes are a force that. in the occupied west bank. al-jazeera is demanding the release of its journalist man which is saying he's been in an egyptian prison for eleven months saying he's accused of broadcasting false news to spread chaos which he and al jazeera strongly deny he's repeatedly complained of mistreatment in jail it was arrested on december twentieth while visiting family election officials in honduras have promised to announce the results from sunday's presidential vote no later than first day the outcome is still unknown and that's pointed out a geisha is a fraud from the opposition candidate who holds
a narrow lead over the sitting president mariana sanchez reports now from. the chant supporters of preceded this say they're convinced he won the election despite the electoral tribunal revealing the top telly. to try pernod hasn't published the results that's the problem but we know for sure they'll soon make an announcement and it will favor. supporters of his opponents and also claim he won and therefore. the electoral tribunal is not independent. before the tribunal would announce results for presidency the same day of the election and now they haven't done so because the tribunals under the president's rule and they're trying to keep him in power the. european union observers criticize the tribunals handling of the boat count. who
frequent communication about the results is not only a right for the people but also an important instrument of transparency. it's left many hundreds confused and increasingly frustrated phrases like this one are surfacing the only way to build supporters the. day you actually went out on tuesday president that number said both former both areas are reporting the trend we're not still leads. we're projecting a victory based on our intelligence which we have been comparing to the official results so for us the results are beyond any doubt. this person did that man this is tampering with the results you have to put this. i am certain that the president will declare himself the winner because this is not a democratic state this is an authoritarian state where yes power over all the
institutions the the international observers say the election was transparent they're simply urging election officials to hurry up and then i was the winner or explain the delay might be innocent decided to see that they were. us officials in beijing say they'll continue a citywide wave of demolitions and evictions in areas that are home to migrant workers many were forced to leave their homes with little notice campaign as part of a safety crackdown after an apartment fire that killed nineteen people but critics say the fire is being used as a pretext for the removal of thousands of workers a senior china correspondent adrian brown reports. junction of fine and his wife are packing up their worldly goods are in plastic bags and buckets they were given just today to move out of a condemned home many spacing to hurry them along the power was caught john's job
is to repair air conditioners a typical trade for a migrant worker most of his neighbors have already gone. does not welcome us and even not allowing us to stay here i feel so sad about this afternoon working here for more than ten years over the years factories and warehouses on the city's outskirts have been illegally converted into flats in dormitories and rented to migrant workers but the conditions are dangerous earlier this month a fire killed nineteen people state t.v. showed examples of hazardous living conditions the fire appears to have given the government the excuse it finally needed to clear the area. and so in subzero temperatures the evictions began last week some of those forced out have returned to their home towns and cities others are in temporary
accommodation a long way from the capital the evictions and demolitions provoked an outcry on chinese social media in response local government officials concede their tactics may have been heavy handed and heartless but they insist the campaign to clear this area and others will go on in a move that risks arrest critics of urged to the campaign they include a group of one hundred intellectuals who've signed a petition against what they call ruthless human rights violations where they don't know if the authorities behavior was beyond common sense in such cold weather those common lower class people have been treated in a way that was unreasonable and inhuman. president xi jinping has a vision for a vast modern capital befitting a superpower but that vision may not include the migrant workers who helped to build the skyline adrian brown al-jazeera beijing. still to come for you
in the danger zone now being lost to move to emergency senses but a step vasa reports many and not heeding the coal. evacuation shelters are surprisingly empty two days after villagers were ordered to leave the slopes of mount of the two hundred people who have found refuge in that i village there are only a few women and children the men have gone back to the village in the danger zone divil kaino has been spewing rocks and clouds of ash kilometers into the sky. cattle farm a-y. and switcher has tried to persuade others in his village to take refuge in the emergency shelter but to no avail. if somebody manages to convince my people to come down i will do everything to help at least i won't be accused of violating the government's instructions i really support the government's efforts but i love my people very much. we find the farmers around
six kilometers from the top of the volcano of the passing several warning signs they are not overly worried about the eruptions and continue to care for their cattle despite orders for an immediate evacuation we found and their family refusing to be dangerous so they say they only go if i mean being sick here are they worried that they will lose everything they have been in evacuation shelters for weeks or even months. many farmers sold their cows for a low price after the government issued its initial effect to asian order two months ago mt are gone didn't the rup then and villages were allowed to go back home this time farmers can't afford to lose money again yes it's just piling up it's very difficult to effectuate our cattle especially because there is no food for our cows down there this time of year it's hard to find food anywhere we don't have money to buy it for them. the government has yet to order the forced
evacuation of thousands of balinese who remain in the injured zones that increases the risk of casualties if there's a major eruption such as in one thousand nine hundred sixty three which killed around one thousand five hundred indonesians there no one was given any warning this time around everyone is alert stop fasten al-jazeera bali time fears for with joe marion thankyou tiger woods is back well almost the greatest golfer of his generation will make his return to the competitive game on thursday he hasn't been able to play a lot recently after four back surgeries in just three years and he's had some well documented personal problems off the course as well was recently sentenced to twelve months probation for reckless driving this week he's hoping to put that behind him the former world number one has been practicing in the bahamas where he'll play his first tournament in ten months i mean i was trying to try and go
away from the pain and i was trying to bill trying to sleep which i had done a very long time because of things i've been dealing with and so as my back improved. have been able so sleep in a game because a i don't have the nerve pain going down my leg i don't have my leg twitter all over the place. i don't have these issues anymore so yeah. i'm loving life now. well number three in tiger's playing partner justin thomas described him as the greatest of all time well he's not quite one fourteen major titles but that still short of the greatest go for in major terms jack nicklaus who holds eighteen but woods does hold the record for the longest stint as world number one six hundred and eighty three weeks at the top of the standings although after his injury problems he slumped away down to one thousand one hundred and ninety nine in the world although he's way ahead of any goal for in korea earnings the american has
made a whopping one hundred nine point eight million dollars on the p.g.a. tour. jason sobel is a senior golf writer at e.s.p.n. dot com he's in the bahamas for this tournament and says that this comeback for woods feels different from all the others. we've seen joy out of three four five comebacks from tiger woods over the years i've lost weight frankly but i think this one is a little bit different and it's different in the fact that the other times i saw a focus tiger woods i saw determine tiger woods but i don't see a happy tiger woods and i've always thought tiger woods plays his best golf when he's already smiling he plays when he's relaxed and loose and that's when we get the best tiger so far this week both in his news conference following him on the golf course for a couple days i see that smile back it looks like he's playing not for the love of success not for the love of competition certainly not for appeasing the sponsors
playing for himself he's playing because he loves the game and wants to get back out there we need to understand that this is a player who although it looks very good on the practice range in practice round so for this week he swing it well he looks healthy but we have to lower those expectations because quite frankly tiger is lowering the expectations for himself as well and it doesn't matter necessarily if tiger woods plays or doesn't play and how well he was but it certainly does matter to the economic benefit of the sport certainly does matter to the industry and it would be a huge benefit to everybody involved if tiger is not just playing but playing very well syrian football and i have been has been crowned asian player of the year on change say it's the first time anyone from syria has won the acolyte had been playing for saudi arabian side at how loud who lost in the asian champions league final last weekend he scored ten times for them this season and also helped his national team reach the wellcome playoffs now really missing out in
a place of russia twenty eight team the women's player thea title was a wichita strain to cement that place for perth glory in her home country and sky blue in the united states. we play and fight to bring happiness to our people this is my main target we have determination to play football and it become stronger and you have people who hunger for happiness and joy i promise to the syrian people that i would do my best to bring happiness and joy during the asian cup final two thousand and nineteen people deserve to be happy i think my. memory from this year would probably be on a personal level breaking the record in the end of it so and obviously tonight. and then as a team winning the tournament of nations beating the usa for the first time that was a special moment that i'll probably remember forever now this man and be
a star le bron james achieved a crazy first on tuesday he was a jetted from a game for the first time in fifteen years it happened as the cavs face the him when he became furious with the referee after missing a shot he came to when fouls and began yelling at the ref he was given a technical foul and ejected so they were brought in for the game but despite the setback the cavaliers extended their winning streak to nine games with one hundred late to ninety seven victory. you know that particular part of our of the court. responded i stripped all the way to go to the right. sort of about when i say what i have to say and i moved on but he decided as he did. so i just thought the way it was. also cause i got to how well you know they were going to say i was moving or he was i was on you know. not his way. all right that is always put for now but to mary
i'm in london all right chad thanks very much well our web site is money to go for the latest news and all the latest sports as well al jazeera dot com is the address they'll find all the latest comments analysis and video on them on you can watch us live there as well well that's it for the news hour but my colleague lauren taylor will be with you in just a couple of minutes with much more of the day's news stay with us. to.
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