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hello i'm adrian finnegan this is that he is live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes and agreements to cut the flow of migrants from africa to europe but questions remain about how it will be enforced. in geneva the u.n. tries yet again to end syria's civil war. donald trump lashes out at his political enemies but also criticizes the leader of america's closest ally. and argentina's navy says that it will continue to search for a missing submarine but the rescue efforts and. libya has agreed to the emergency evacuation of refugees and migrants facing abuse in detention camps the plan's been drawn up at a joint e.u. african union summit in ivory coast it's not clear how the deal will be enforced but migrants are expected to be sent back to their home countries natasha butler
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reports from abidjan. well the frame of this summit was huge but there is no doubt the from the outset it was dominated by the issue of the refugee slave trade in libya and by migration we heard from the host of the summit the president of the ivory coast in the beginning who said that everyone had a collective responsibility to do something when at the end of the summit what leaders decided is that they would try and repatch reate those migrants and refugees that are trapped in libya that they had also launched a task force to try and crack down on people smuggling and we spoke to many people here who said that that is just a case of firefighting and what is really needed is a long term strategy to deal with migration. for. african and european union leaders condemned the refugee slave trade in libya in their final statement they promised a task force to tackle traffickers and urgently repatch rate anyone who's trapped.
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there are women and children living in inhuman conditions we have agreed along with the e.u. and the u.n. to set up a task force for repatriating at least three thousand eight hundred people. leaders say there are more than forty refugee camps in libya where people are bought and sold by those with little respect for human life who are leaders here have committed to helping refugees in libya there were very few details as to exactly how and when they will work out create them and they were also very frank about the new task force they say they'll put in place to combat people smuggling. there was also no mention of the french president's remarks to reporters that military action against traffickers is a possibility the u.n. secretary general told summit leaders on wednesday that new ideas a needed to deal with migration including more legal ways to into europe is that something that you discussed and something which you wouldn't visit each have to.
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gratian. we have to stop. the illegal migration. of. youth workers say until young people have real opportunities little change we want next time african leaders. say we are going to support. one. and here are the resources that we put in place the practical things to do is you know of telling us in the declaration we are going to . be going to. there's no doubt that ending the slave trade is an urgent priority but unless gnostic solutions are found to persuade people to stop leaving home in the first place human rights abuses will continue to affect africa's most fun. this was the first summit between these two organizations there
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were more than eighty leaders here from the african and european union's and what they said was that this is really an opportunity for a new era in relations one that was equal in a sense it was an attempt to try to redress the balance of the past but one more many experts have told us is that for as long as the european union continues to pour aid money into africa it is going to be very difficult to do that. russia accused the u.s. of doing everything it can to provoke north korea on wednesday the u.s. warned pyongyang that it will be utterly destroyed if war breaks out earlier this week north korea tested its latest intercontinental ballistic missile russia says that cutting diplomatic and trade ties is not the answer to the standoff over pyongyang's missile program. but. one gets the impression that everything has been done on purpose to make snap and carry out further inadvisable actions it is
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regrettable the americans should explain to us what they're after this fight that the white house says that the u.s. has only one goal in dealing with the growing nuclear threat from north korea this is mr ation is focused on one big thing when it comes to north korea and that's. of the korean peninsula that's our number one priority that's what we're focused on anything beyond that it's not a priority at this point syria's u.n. mediator staffan de mistura has held separate meetings with government and opposition delegations in geneva it's the eighth round of u.n. sponsored talks to end the civil war the opposition is still demanding the departure of syria's president bashar al assad but that's not yet been discussed as a diplomatic editor james bay is reports from geneva the syria talks have reached a new phase at u.n. headquarters in geneva opposition negotiators arriving just minutes before the
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government delegation. u.n. special envoy stefan de mistura met both sides separately and explained how things would work. would call for. me that means the two sites in separate but adjacent rooms with mr de mistura quite literally the go between i've been shuttling with make a leak between the two rooms which basically were five metres away while we were actually reading and it's got thing with both issues with which we got very important it is though far from a breakthrough they're still discussing the way this round of talks will be conducted the situation is very much as we've seen many times in many rounds of these talks no discernible sign of progress but inside syria the people continue to suffer. the un has revealed that last month four hundred thousand people were
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displaced from their homes in syria that's the highest number of people on the move for eighteen months getting food and medicine to those in need may soon get even harder in new york the russian ambassador to the u.n. vaseline a benzema says he's opposed to extending in its current form a security council resolution that allows aid across international borders into syria mr de mistura humanitarian advisor is calling on all of those on the council to support aid access something he says they failed to do in the past i would rate the success of this security council and the great powers as very low in terms of helping us to reach women children wounded the most vulnerable in this in this conflict they have not succeeded the diplomacy continues to move at a glacial pace while the agony for the people of syria is far from over james bays
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al jazeera at the united nations in geneva well you heard in that report from the un's humanitarian advisor for syria who says the humanitarian supplies aren't being allowed to reach a siege suburb of damascus yet a gallon is calling on world powers to help arrange the evacuation of five hundred people including one hundred sixty seven children from eastern goose or it's been under siege since twenty thirteen nine children have died in the past few weeks while waiting for permission from the government to be evacuated to hospitals just forty five minutes away. it is a stain on on the conscience of the world public opinion. how can we say twenty seventeen and we have is like we had in the middle ages we have. convoys of aid work is being blocked from women children wounded that need desperate this place inside the area of eastern good
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which is indeed just forty five minute drive from the must use city there is now i jus to malnutrition among the children it has gone from two percent to twelve percent a five fold increase in the last ten months because it's it's totally blockaded by armed forces and there are four hundred thousand civilians inside these areas the saudi led coalition says that it's intercepted another ballistic missile fired by hooty rebels in yemen it was reportedly shot down near the southwestern saudi city of qom a small shade earlier who said that they'd hit a military target it's the second missile fired from yemen in the last month one was destroyed near riyadh's international airport on november fourth the coalition's been fighting the hooty is in yemen since twenty fifteen and inside
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yemen medical sources say that at least fourteen people have been killed in fighting in the capital sanaa forces loyal to the former president ali abdullah saleh force with hooty rebels near the al salam mosque salah loyalists have accused the hooty is of carrying out a coup. in the united states a storm of activity from president on a trumpet sparked controversy with political friends and foes both at home and abroad last friday trump claimed that he turned down the opportunity to become time magazine's person of the year for the second year running time says that's simply not true the president strengthened his endorsement of senate candidate roy moore despite allegations that more sexually assaulted underage girls last weekend it emerged that trump has been questioning the authenticity of the two thousand and four access hollywood tape in which he made vulgar remarks about women he's now telling people that the voice on the tape isn't his though he's previously said it
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was and on tuesday he once again referred to democratic senator elizabeth warren as pocahontas this time in front of native american war veterans and the new york times says that he's still questioning whether his predecessor barack obama was born in the united states all that strumpet sparked a new diplomatic row with the u.k.'s prime minister's reason they for the second day in a row may condemn trump for sharing anti muslim videos with his forty six million twitter followers to be phillips reports from london. on a tour of the middle east forging a post breck's it role for britain in the world this is not what the prime minister wanted to be talking about the fact that we work together does not mean that we're afraid to say when we think the united states got it wrong and to be very clear with them and i'm very clear that retreating from britain first was the wrong thing to do. back home in london the government argues that britain's ties with america
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military cultural diplomatic are what make the special relationship and this will endure long after the current president has gone the prime minister will always have regular calls with the president. and she has been explicit in criticizing this tweet and i know that she will always make sure she calls it out when she sees it and that's what she's done here. but a tweet from another minister who is a muslim made it clear the president had hit a raw nerve donald trump has upset a lot of people here in westminster in fearing he still invited to london on a state visit that would involve the queen in practice it's very hard to see that visit happening any time soon the president has provided a huge publicity boost to a fringe right movement britain first which has never come remotely close to success in any form of election here in the u.k.
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. britain first wants to end immigration and ban islam in the u.k. anti-fascist groups believe it has about one thousand members it's deputy leader franson whose tweets were retreated by the president is facing charges of using threatening and abusive language she's thanked the president for retreating her messages to his more than forty three million followers saying god bless you trump god bless america barnaby phillips al-jazeera westminster the white house defending the president's. reports. despite widespread condemnation of the president's retreating of those videos shared first by britain first leader jay to france and the white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders is defending the president's actions saying in fact she doesn't believe that the president was aware of the group's anti islamic views and the fact that in britain the group is equated as
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a hate group such as the k.k.k. here in the united states still no apologies for the president's actions in fact just the opposite what he's done is elevate the conversation to talk about a real issue and a real threat and that's extreme violence and extreme terrorism something that we know to be very real and something the president feels strongly about talking about and bringing up and making sure is an issue every single day that we're looking at the best ways to protect americans so no apologies from the white house even as the president's actions continue to be questioned along with whether or not he is mentally fit to remain in office as a result of what many see as at minimum poor decision making not only are members of the president's own republican party questioning the president's actions and how this has harmed normally international relationships but the president's own policy goals to some democratic members of congress who say that the president's actions
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equate nothing more than hate and are calling for his impeachment as early as next week on the floor of the house of representatives the u.s. state department has denied reports of the white house's plan to replace secretary of state rex tillerson both the new york times and the washington post are reporting that trump intends to replace to listen with cia chief mike pompei oh in the coming weeks in jordan as the latest now from washington. after yet another round of news reports suggesting that the secretary of state rex tillerson is about to be fired and replaced by the current head of the cia mike pale robust pushback here at the u.s. state department on thursday the spokes person heather nauert told reporters that there was unequivocal reassurance coming from the white house indicating that mr tillerson who apparently enjoys his work is going to be staying on in the position that chief of staff kelly called our department this morning and said that the
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rumors are not true that those reports are not true the white house statement confirmed that there will be no personnel changes it is a fact that secretary tellers and serves at the pleasure of the president as we all do as does every political appointee and cabinet member secretary tellers and enjoys this job he has a lot of work to do the question also came up whether secretary rex tillerson would be believed when he meets with foreign ministers at a number of european capitals next week the message from the state department as long as the secretary is representing the president and is serving at his pleasure he will be advancing and speaking for the u.s. when it comes to its foreign policy. this from al jazeera still to come on the program relations between the u.s. and turkey a strained at a trial in new york threatens to make them even worse. a call for action pope francis urges the international community to take decisive measures to resolve the hinge
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a refugee crisis in sports tiger woods aims to recapture his best form as he returns to tournament golf for the first time in nine months. the argentinian navy says that it's ended its search for the crew of a missing submarine contact with the air race and one was lost on nov thirteenth the crew had message to say that been a literal failure after seawater got into a battery aircraft and ships from eighteen countries have been looking for the submarine forty four people on board. the ministry of defense and the argentine force in applying the international conventions regarding the search for mary term vessels. to day we declare finalize the search and rescue case of this marine change it to the search phase for the submarine
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a turkish iranian gold trader has pleaded guilty to money laundering and helping iran evade u.s. sanctions reza told a new york court that turkey's president richard burr the one who was prime minister at the time approved the transactions kristen salumi reports from new york . iranian turkish trader reza zurab is the prosecution's star witness he's testifying against a turkish banker after pleading guilty to his role in an elaborate scheme to wander billions of dollars in iranian money through turkish banks and avoid u.s. sanctions on thursday zurab testified that president tayyip erdogan then the prime minister of turkey not only knew about the scheme but authorized it it's just one of the explosive allegations made by zurab during the proceedings he's also testified that he paid the former economy minister tens of millions of dollars in
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what prosecutors described as bribes everyone has denied turkey violated u.s. sanctions saying his government has legitimate business dealings with the law and he and other members of the government have described the trial as an attempt to discredit turkey. when there is a big campaign of slander against turkey what kind of justice can you expect from such a judiciary i don't expect any justice. so rob is expected to continue testifying on friday in a trial that's expected to last three to four weeks and his putting the already tense relationship between turkey and the united states under further strain. nicholas to unfold is a senior analyst at the bipartisan policy policy center he says the case could worsen relations between the u.s. and turkey. in order to deal with these accusations in order to discredit them the turkish government's done its best to simply ignore the case but when that's not
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possible it's work to present it as a us government conspiracy an effort to not just bring down arrow on but to damage the entire country of turkey in doing this in suggesting that the turkish main opposition party is implicated in this anti turkish conspiracy it risks badly damaging its relationship with the united states and undermining whatever veneer of democracy turkey has left at home it's the fact that this comes at the same time that the leader of the turkish opposition party has also made very serious allegations about bribery are sorry about corruption involving aired on family and close associates of the turkish government to try to link these two cases again saying that the turkish opposition is essentially committing treason and as early as this morning there was a legal case opened against the head of the main opposition party is this kind of linkage that could really make the situation become dangerous. opposition demonstrators and police have crashed in the honduran capital supporters of the
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main opposition. threw rocks and barricades on fire outside the electoral center that's where the final votes of sunday's presidential election are being tallied the opposition is accusing the government of trying to steal the election final results are expected in the coming hours reports. it's been four days since the presidential election. these people say they are gathering in the capital to defend their vote. we are challenging the results. but the electoral tribunal is corrupt and is defending the interests of the president and betraying the hundred people we won't allow these elections to be stolen like happened in the past. both president. and his t.v. star opponents. claim victory after sunday's election initially the result of.
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this after hold up in the count. remote municipalities that have not been tallied and their votes have not been counted as the victory of our party because rural areas vote in favor of the nationalist party. has one of the highest murder rates in the world and there are fears that the current political crisis will increase the violence that already exists in this central american nation. i don't even want to think about it but i fear this could get worse during the coup in two thousand and nine i'm afraid for my children my family and my wife respect the results. of american states managed to have both candidates statement where they vow to respect the final results once the disputed votes are checked. but nothing rejected the agreement. i think the government is trying to steal the election and supporters to take to the streets protesters set
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up barricades and clash with the police that used tear gas to disperse them but. the next president whoever wins is going to be in a weak position because of the thin margin and the suspicion around the election and those will be accused of winning three four and being illegitimate and will have the institutions against them. on the road as is already battling poverty and crime political instability. the situation here even further. pope francis is demanding that the international community take decisive measures to resolve the causes of the mass exodus of range of from him he made his comments in bangladesh shortly after arriving arriving from me and he praised bangladesh for taking in the refugees but once again avoided using the word or a hinge or francis had been urged not to use it in myanmar to avoid provoking hardline buddhists. yes in recent months the spirit of
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generosity and sort of parity which is a distinguishing mark of bangladeshi society has been seen most vividly in its humanitarian to a massive influx of refugees from morocco and state providing them with temporary shelter and the basic necessities of life if this is been done noted in sacrifice it has also been done before the allies and the whole world not a serious chance stratford is in cox's bazar in bangladesh near the border with me and ma that's where most of the rangers have fled to. in the first day of his three day visit here to bangladesh the pope again not using the word that the entire region national community uses to describe the refugees here in bangladesh that were being ranger the pope said that it was time to take decisive measures to resolve the cause of the refugee crisis he referred to the refugees from rakhine
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state and said immediate material assistance was needed to help bangladesh deal with the refugees now we understand that the decision by the pope not to use the word religious certainly during his four day visit to myanmar came from advice from the vatican over concerns for the christian community inside me and mark concerns of the potential backlash against them but certainly here on the first day of his visit to bangladesh it seems as if he is trying to avoid the politics as much as he can while the same time trying to draw attention to the plight of what is now around one point two million refugees sheltering in this country. shakes been hammered out funny has received an invitation from kuwait samir to attend next week's gulf cooperation council summit the pin down it's about whether the meeting would go ahead because of strained relations between g.c.c.
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members. saudi arabia the u.a.e. bahrain and egypt cut ties and imposed an economic blockade on qatar in june kuwait severe shaikh. al sabah has been acting as a mediator in the standoff the world's wealth major oil producers have agreed to extend production cuts until the end of twenty eighteen to finish clearing the global blast of crude oil opec and its partners have been meeting in austria under the current deal there cutting supply by about one point eight million barrels a day in an effort to boost oil prices this was due to expire in march paul brennan reports from vienna. the question marks going into this meeting was whether russia would insist that the declaration of cooperation should be shorter should go from march maybe to the middle of next year in fact the message coming out of this
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meeting from opec and opec nations alike is one of reassurance what they've done is effectively amended the declaration of corporation it won't start from march of next year it will actually start from the first of january they've amended it so it's a one year agreement that is intended to send a message of stability and reassurance to the markets it's likely to have the desired effect i think as far as rumors going around here that russia was exerting perhaps over undue influence over the the negotiations and the considerations the president of was at pains to say there is no light between himself and his russian counterpart he said they stand shoulder to shoulder they are totally in alignment and the other thing to say is that opec has said that look i know that they're going to keep this agreement in place through to the end of two thousand and eighteen but if the market conditions change there will be the capacity to be nimble about it the three driving factors he said in response to the markets over
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the next twelve months will be the supply the demand and the inventor. we're going to weather update next here on al-jazeera then zimbabwe's new presidents reshuffles the country's capital we'll tell you more. thousands of tourists flee the indonesian island threatened by a volcano. and in sports a change in location hasn't reduced the challenge of competing in one of the world's toughest events. savor this quiet weather throughout the u.s. and a good product despite the amount of cloud in this bit of a hook here which suggests a winter like there's not a lot of weather going home the certainly the fronts coming into the pacific
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northwest that's the pineapple express in a similar story down in southern california but not much is coming out of the sky except rain really for washington then later oregon and snow for the high ground but where that low was has just disappeared so you've got you know positive thirteen degrees in washington eleven in new york this plus six in toronto you shouldn't be seeing this in early december but that is the situation it is going to change but just not for another week at the same time we've got this forecast for saturday of continuing rain in northern california by this time cloud in san francisco but that's the most active weather in the u.s. equally having just seen a bit of flooding in florida the clouds more or less dispersed than the same is true through the bahamas that was also fairly wet for a while but forecast wise is not really much of a driving wind up here there is something for the coast of your catan and probably down nicaragua costa rica way and panama that's will see some of the rains the next day or so it's likely to be in daily showers but it's not i'm sure breeze mexico your notice is enjoying there to be fine weather was twenty degrees in mexico city
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during the entire oil company and i'm just stories about telling it from the people's perspective what they think is happening in their country. good to have you with us adrian fit here in doha with the news out from out of here our top stories this hour libya has agreed to the emergency evacuation of refugees and migrants facing abuse in detention camps plans been drawn up at a joint e.u. african union summit in ivory coast it's not clear though how the deal will be enforced but migrants are expected to be sent back to their home countries. russia has accused the u.s.
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of doing everything it can to provoke north korea on wednesday the u.s. warned pyongyang that it will be utterly destroyed if war breaks out after its lace and latest missile. test russia says that it's cutting diplomatic and trade ties. rather that cutting diplomatic and trade ties is not the answer. there's been plenty of condemnation directed at u.s. president trump after he retreated videos of an anti muslim group on his twitter page but so far there's been no apology the white house press secretary defended trump's actions saying she doesn't believe the president was aware of the group's anti islamic views. the u.s. senate is debating a sweeping bill that would remake the country's tax code a similar plan passed the house a few weeks ago it's the most extensive tax reform effort in thirty years republicans say that it will spur economic growth of many observers and both parties say the plans mainly favor the rich and the legislation is being rushed
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through without careful consideration of its long term impact let's get a view now from charles hughes is upon us policy analyst with the manhattan institute for policy research he joins us live from washington d.c. good to have you with us what exactly will this plan this tax plan do one of the major provisions would be to reduce the corporate tax rate down to twenty percent as it currently stands. and it would also scale back some deductions and lower rates on the personal side so it would to some extent spur investment and boost economic growth why is it so important to get the corporate tax rate down what we've seen other major countries in the o.e.c.d. lower their statutory rates over the past decade the u.s. is one of the only ones to kind of stay in place over that period so in order to be competitive in an increasingly globalized economy it's important to reduce that rate that has one of the highest statutory rates but very few corporate entries
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actually end up paying that with all of that the loopholes and things that they can claim for. well part of the reason that they invest so much time and effort into taking advantage of those loopholes is that the tory rate is so high with a lower rate they will it will be easier for all businesses to compete ok one of the criticisms is that this is this is being rushed through why of the republicans so keen to get it and acted so quickly what we've seen they have faltered with their efforts with health reform earlier and i think there's a concern that if they don't take advantage of the momentum they have now it will be difficult to enact comprehensive reform could that be unintended consequences of rushing this this bill through so quickly i think it is a concern and those concerns should be balanced with the need to enact some type of
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legislation for instance we are not sure yet just before i came on i was reading that the fiscal trigger which was being considered to allay some of the concerns of fiscal hawks republican senators worried about the physical effects of the reform will not pass muster with the parliamentarian so will not be included the last major tax reform of the u.s. was what thirty years ago now and it took two and a half years to go through congress is the u.s. tax system really in desperate need of such reforms. i think there are a number of areas that you could find some bipartisan support where there could be room for improvement that is not too far outside the mainstream and i think there are areas that would boost investment and economic growth. it remains to be seen what those provisions will be in the final version of the bill but i think there are areas for improvement and this is been something that's been in the offing in
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some some form for a long time there were reports coming out of the senate tonight that the tax bill has stalled on a procedural problem how long is it going to take to get through the senate will it get through the senate. well that's the big question it's hard to say because they're trying to balance competing priorities and of different contingencies within the republican party as i alluded to earlier some republican senators are worried about the fiscal effects of the bill and how much it will add to the deficit over the ten year window senator rubio also offered an amendment that would increase the refund ability of the child tax credit so it is it is hard to say especially with the the parliamentary question and. i think they are hoping to get something quite soon and there is a good amount of meant momentum so i wouldn't be surprised if there was a vote quite soon. more important to do it saw still to get it right
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i think again you have to balance considerations of the implications of something that has effects on so many areas of the economy with the question of whether if they don't move forward with something now will they ever have a chance to do so again all right good still she so many thanks to chelsea was there in washington d.c. . the founder of the u.s. security firm blackwater erik prince assessed a fine before a house committee as part of the ongoing probe into president donald trump's links with russia u.s. attorney general jeff sessions is also set to testify on the same investigation she had returned see reports from washington there's nothing necessarily illegal about trying to establish a back channels with foreign governments when you're about to assume the presidency we know transition teams have done that in the past but the sudden appearance of the notorious the name is eric prince founder of the in the tourist mercenary
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company blackwater amidst this russian investigation has caused a little bit of a stir did he present himself as a surrogate of the trump administration to the crown prince of abu dhabi did he ask the u.s. to arrange a meeting with a senior kremlin official that did eventually occur in the seychelles and at that meeting did he suggest to russia that they weaken their relationship with iran in return for a weakening of u.s. sanctions on russia these are the sort of questions that have been asked the trumpet ministration denies it all erik prince denies it all with no idea how this even fits in to the general investigation into the trumpet ministration but we do hope for a transcript of the hearing going on behind those doors in the coming days government leaders in the united arab emirates or the former prime minister of egypt arguing over his travel plans other cheek who lives in exile in the u.a.e. says that he's banned from leaving but the u.a.e.
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says that he's free to return to egypt to campaign in next year's presidential election the tasha to name reports. the former prime minister of egypt ahmed shit feet has been in self-imposed exile in the us for five years now he's running for president in next year's election it's his second run but he says his hosts are preventing him from leaving. for sure anybody i reject any intervention in egypt is offended by preventing me from participating in a constitutional right and the holy mission to serve my country i call on the leaders to order the lifting of the newer strictures on my ability to travel. the u.a.e. says sure feet is free to go but some analysts doubt that citing the m. roddy's staunch support of egyptian president abdel fatah el-sisi they are in favor of sisi staying in power and not interested in seeing any potential challengers in
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egypt in regime is also not interested in seeing potential challengers in next year's election should feet narrowly lost to former president mohamed morsi in egypt's first democratic election in two thousand and twelve shortly after his defeat she feet was charged with corruption stemming from his time as minister of civil aviation he was tried in absentia initially found guilty but later acquitted but is risky for shifty to return is technically or he's legally free to return to egypt but sisi could manipulate the executive branch to file trumped up charges of corruption or a handful of criminal charges and then put him in pretrial detention which could last for years following a series of attacks in the sinai peninsula and a faltering economy critics say president sisi is in a weakened position as he aims for reelection sure feet is hoping to take advantage and many have not now honey i also promised my photo egyptian citizen i will not
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give up on my duty to serve you regardless of the hardships that i might face if she feet returns home the question remains really gyptian voters see the former air force commander turned prime minister and two time presidential candidate as capable of implementing real change natasha going to aim al-jazeera. zimbabwe's new president emerson when i'm god has announced his team the new cabinet includes politicians loyal to the ruling party and members of the military who stood former leader robert mugabe no opposition figures have been included in the government when i got what was sworn in a week ago however tasa reports from harare. two people will hope that this cabin we're more inclusive they may be disappointed the cabin has some soldiers and members from the military it has a lot of the old guard it doesn't have anyone from the opposition so some people
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who hope that prison when and will be a different kind of leader from a may be disappointed it could indicate that maybe things may not change on the ground it's more of the same those who are cautiously optimistic hope that the president knows what he's doing he is a businessman they hope that he's assembled the right team to resuscitate the ailing economy but there are some people we've spoken to over the past few days who have been very skeptical of prison and are they saying he's part of the old system he's been in government says one hundred eighty he's been a close ally of god with a former president he's helped he helped keep in power for thirty seven years if you have been asking really what is he going to do to make things change if he was part of the old system he benefited from the old system time will tell what will play out in the next few days next year respects the months but i think the initial response from people who hoped who hope that the new president will be more inclusive in his cabinet may be disappointment but that said they still some
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cautious optimism people waiting hoping for the new president has some kind of plan to resuscitate the ailing economy dutch investigators at the hague are trying to find out how a convicted war criminal managed to smuggle poison into course and then commit suicide slobodan probably arc drank the poison seconds after hearing that he'd lost his appeal against a twenty year prison sentence the reports. in bosnia's ethnically divided town of must star some people were in mourning on thursday they've held vigils for slobodan pride yack who took his own life after having his twenty year jail sentence up held at the international tribunal in the hague judges found seventy two year old along with five other bosnian croat leaders guilty of a so-called ethnic cleansing campaign against muslims during the bosnian war of the one nine hundred ninety s. then proclaiming his innocence he took a swig from a glass bottle. he'd managed to bring
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a poisonous liquid in he was taken to hospital where he died confirming a potentially deadly substance was found in the bottle this prosecutor's spokesperson said that soon be an autopsy and toxicology tests. was a ridge we convicted of crimes committed when he commanded bosnian croat forces along with his co-defendants he was found guilty of helping establish concentration camps for bosnian muslims part of a plan to create what was described as an ethnically pure greater croatia. the appeal verdict and projects death have prompted hugely different responses in bosnia here in the capital sarajevo some felt cheated. i think the incident that happened should be blamed on the hague tribunal says this bosnian muslim army veteran how did he bring in the bottle. while the muslim member of the country's shared presidency defended the verdict. that must i think up burden of joint criminal enterprise and the verdict led him to do it he did but in croatia the prime minister said probably at suicide spoke of what he called a deep moral injustice. this is an event without precedent especially for an
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international courtroom he has in his own way sent a message on what he thinks about the verdict which we also think is unfair for the country's president the verdict should mean the start of a new era. as croatian president i will do everything so this verdict doesn't ruin relations between bosnia and croatia and i will visit bosnia as soon as possible but back in must stop me and cry out reaction served as a warning. not to. be in a fair trial in the hague it would have contributed to peace in bosnia but as it was a political judgment there certainly will be no peaceful coexistence so the work of a tribunal for the former yugoslavia has come to an end but in places like must start its legacy continues to prompt debate and resentment nadeem barber al jazeera . italy's former prime minister silvio berlusconi has been ordered to stand trial
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again he's accused of bribery periscope he allegedly paid a witness to lie during a hearing where he was accused of having sex with an underage girl he denies the accusations that the school is the leader of the center right for that italia party which is expected to do well in next year's general election and he government protests as a clash with police in the philippine capital manila. they tried to break a police line to get near the gates of the president's official residence but the push back with fire hoses last month president rodrigo deterred announced that he planned to create a revolutionary government to fend off alleged efforts to oust him his critics fear that he's dragging the country back into dictatorship a counter-rally was staged in support of two tatar. scientists are warning people not to underestimate the danger posed by the mountain are gong volcano on the internees an island of bali tens of thousands of people were moved to safety after
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it began spewing ash last week stepped past and reports from bali. unlike other evacuees has no plans to go home she's been in the evacuation shelter for two months and knows exactly how dangerous mt can be during the last eruption in one thousand nine hundred eighty three for family members were killed a scorching gas clouds and rocks rained down i'm very scared after what happened to us three noted ass clouds have reached our religion i'm sure a much bigger eruption will happen the only thing i hope is that it will happen because i'm bored here there was no warning system fifty four years ago and she barely survived villages decided to run only after eruptions have lasted for weeks five hundred of them didn't survive. people didn't know what was happening they stayed to watch the eruptions until debris killed a person standing behind my mother that was when she decided to leave. mount
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agonise one of the seven most explosive full worldwide vulcanologists say because its geological pattern is different to any other volcano in indonesia it's difficult to issue adequate warnings the experts have taken no chances this time and i've advised government leaders to order an evacuation of villages in danger yet they've got a copy of this i will back up and this volcano is very dynamic it can change behavior any time it even has a history of erupting when seismic activity is very low so we're learning a lot from this mountain and we're going to. scientists are warning of the continuing threat even though the volcano sometimes appears calm every movement on long island is being registered and analyzed scientists are tracking the increase full candidate devotee and a warning for a major eruption but when and if remains a mystery which the mountain will only reveal when it happens that could be at any moment but community leaders are struggling to persuade villagers to stay in
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evacuation shelters many believe they could get to safety in time if there's a major eruption but based on the nine hundred sixty three disaster scientists say that clouds of toxic gas can travel time kilometers and less than three minutes making it virtually impossible for anyone to survive step fasten al-jazeera at mount argo in bali just ahead on the news hour. heat. the food. excitement mounts in russia out of the draw for the world's biggest sporting event.
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here's andy. thank you very much well russia is getting ready to officially start its role as next year's world cup hosts the draw for sport's biggest event takes place on friday who plays who in the group stages will be decided at the kremlin in moscow where rehearsals for the draw on going it's the first time russia has hosted this event the big kickoff coming up on june the fourteenth while the thirty two teams will be divided into four parts based on world rankings the best sides are in pot one along with hosts russia who are also included there despite being the lowest rated side in the tournament all the teams will be allocated into eight groups that include four countries each group can only have one team from each confederation except europe they can be two european teams in a group and once the action starts each side will be vying to be in the top two of
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the group so as to progress in su the knockout stages. of course will the old german team with the world's finest emal zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero most to. you and more because the last last chance for you now brazilian football team grimier are celebrating their first limits there was a title in the old and twenty years before so unlike our side beating runners of argentina three more and i guess in the final of south america's biggest club competition and we're holding their nerve in the argentinian council one is there is to win this title for us is such an essential us. argentinian football has waited a long time for success both on a national and club stage the country's lost a major trophy with the kaka america in one thousand nine hundred ninety three that
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made the pressure on the new few hosted brazilian rivals gremio in the second leg of the couple of that but out of final hoping for their fast at the title grammy or who lifted the trophy back in one thousand nine hundred eighty three and one thousand five hundred one only in the fast track and they see double that advocates advantage and dean you're putting the one no doubt in the twenty seventh minute. one known as the new run out the rio and double that lead to no. i. then a glimpse of hope i seventy five minute penalty was awarded to the new jersey and struck into the finish. i wasn't enough grania hadn't lost a single game in march twenty sixth and they maintained an incredible feat. to take
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pride winning the match two one zero zero we were going on. i would like to wake up the mayor of moore he drawled i get it so that you know is that all due respect the glad to model holy day in the city and i'm sure the major to be all of this is all the role this being about or do all they get that there is a giant glob that. now and dimes champion of america. is the reflection of mirroring for what you. had a feeling to really unfit for me up having proven themselves on the continent began and now go global they'll make their debut at the fifo club world cup competition in the u.a.e. which starts next week. tatiana. al-jazeera. to iran so i see it based in columbus crew to reach the m.l.s.
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cup final jozy altidore scoring the only goal of the game to answer to a one zero win at home in this eastern conference decider was originally and last final for the second straight. tiger woods has made an encouraging return soon competitive golf as he puts to save his career was recorded a three under par round of sixty nine on day one of the hero world challenge here in the bahamas the forty one year old has suffered a series of back injuries and this is his first tournament appearance since february. one of cricket's biggest names ben stokes has signed for new zealand team cancer free while he remains in international exile stocks has been dropped from the england scene while u.k. police investigate and alleged assaults he was involved in it means he's unlikely to make an appearance of the ongoing ashes series in australia. be sure that not everyone will history agree with their decision but someone has to make a decision and it's just that. if people are uncomfortable with it they'll come and
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talk to me but i think you'll find from the cricket point of view being. we see that he will lead straight to our team and i think from a commercial point of view he would put bums on seats to watch games all stocks could play for cancer free for the first time on sunday that would come inside with day two of england's second test against australia in adelaide in his absence and then lost the first test of that ashes series by ten wickets. so in our hands we feel it's good that he's going to play some cricket situation does change and you can. hopefully join it with some point but at the moment you know through as it's kind of understood out of our hands we've got to try and focus on winning this next test match with this world that we've got the mouth and they sobs first appearance on south american soil has already taken its toll on many of the runners organizers of the legendary sahara race have set up
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a sister events in peru and more than fifteen percent of the failed drops out after the opening day competitors have to cover more than two hundred fifty kilometers in seven days and with the exception of russian water have to carry all their own supplies ok that is always sport for not more lights are added many thanks indeed that's where the news are draws to a close but the news continues of course i'll be back with the latest on the day's top stories in just a few moments ago. right
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in syria citizens are collecting evidence. as are of crimes committed against civilians who've moved out of syria post six hundred thousand pages of material so that one day they can bring the assad regime to justice it puts a human face on the charges it's a dead human face but it's a human face syria witnesses for the prosecution at this time on al-jazeera. that agreement to cut the flow of migrants from africa to europe but questions remain.


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