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zero. hello i'm maryam namazie this is the news hour live from london coming up vietnam evacuates a million people ahead of tropical storm ten mins arrival after it killed more than two hundred thirty people in the philippines. russian opposition leader alexina valmy calls for a boycott of days barred from running in next year's presidential election pope francis' warns against the winds of war as equals for a two state solution in the israel palestine conflict. and we look at how a new age of automation arab zero six will impact on the world's poorest workers. we begin the program in vietnam where authorities are evacuating a million people from low lying areas along the southern coast out of tropical
storm ten bins arrival vietnam's disaster prevention committee says seventy four thousand people have already been moved to safety from vulnerable areas while authorities in fifteen provinces and cities are making preparations to evacuate more than sixty thousand fishing boats have also been told not to venture to see temin is moving southward and will pass the province of sound on choose day before entering the gulf of thailand. well the storm has already claimed two hundred fifty lives in the philippines where equals devastating landslides and flash floods thousands of people are being forced to spend christmas in emergency shelters right has this update from the worst hit island of mindanao. here in the city of hillah again as darkness falls people here as elsewhere in parts of mindanao are assessing the damage from the storm that passed from the landslides that happened from the torrents of muddy water that overflowed the banks of rivers the river here in l.a.
gand it overflowed its banks people have been told to evacuate and it washed away their homes they were living alongside a river that six years ago had a similar flood that washed away this bridge still people return to live here the fact is that with a growing population in mindanao people do tend to occupy vulnerable places river banks hillsides and so on the problem now for rescuers in mindanao is trying to reach more isolated communities especially with the destruction of infrastructure washing away of bridges roads that are closed or simply have been washed away the problem is trying to reach more remote communities with heavy equipment to continue the search for survivors and sadly as time continues it is now less a search for people alive it is more a search for bodies as the death toll mounts here in this part of mindanao there is also the added problem of the conflict that has been happening just
a short distance from here in morocco we this is a fight between government forces in groups linked with i so it's not known just what impact this storm will have on the security situation or on the search for a lasting peace but certainly for people who've been displaced from the area of the fighting and have been in temporary accommodation here in the early going it certainly adds misery upon misery not only can they not return to the area of conflict that they've been evacuated from they'd simply don't know if they have any homes to go back to. well my dear his military has resisted an attack by suspected buckler and fighters on the outskirts of the. northeastern city of mike you agree heavy gunfire was reported in the my lai area while army forces battle to fight as there are said to be casualties many of them women and children. joins us now from a budget ahmed what do you know about the situation on the outskirts of my degree is it still unfolding or has it been resolved now. well
according to security sources we've talked we've spoken to a short while ago but i was repelled by the military but it lasted a long time i witness is a corking about cyclists arriving in store you pick up trucks and then stalking to a terrifying firing their guns and pointing explosives in the mall area apparently they started with a military or security checkpoint there now with the sources we've spoken to said he is too early to say how many people died because of late game attacks and that area has been cordoned off and he is being secured by the nigerian army there and that but that source also confirmed to me that most of the people affected was indeed women and children he particularly transported three people from that area to the hospital inside made a good move that by the way is just a few kilometers from don't disturb my dearest biggest city make
a quick way to quit has always been in the process of kwara the price that city but the military stopped them from taking the city they have occupied lots of territory which by the way assad now they have lost to the military and of course the regional forces to fight out of motives to magadan parts of cameroon chad and the general public for the time being the situation in my degree and on the else gets applied to the outskirts of my degrees calm and boko haram is lost a lot of territory but this is a very difficult situation now ahmed because they do still have the capability to launch attacks against civilians with weaponry and explosives as you've just described how much anger is there going to be in the area because of this now. people are angry more like confused because you can use the reaction of the government and the army has been quite has been dissipated to opposition but they cannot launch a major offensive and take care yes they like to keep territory but i've seen them
called kenya stereotyping c.p.d. it's launching attacks on soft targets like schools like places of worship like mosques some charges markets and all that over the last few months we've seen increasing attacks on these soft targets and they still could to doing to heaton one religious list secured away from the main cities away from the military formations in that area people are absolutely confused alast what really is going on they have proven to be very difficult for for the nigerian army and the rebel forces we've seen them over the past one year or so launching getting attacks especially neighbors got dressed like a movement. and before also by the way attacked some unbelievably save areas in lot eastern nigeria places like what was a call to prayer before they do are able to launch an attack there if at the most
killing more than fifty people and they could use to attack convoys of the maid or the highways it including those escorted by the nigerian army and indeed some very significant challenges still in the area and thank you very much for explaining it to us and helping us to understand ahmed interest in a project that living to our other top story this hour russian opposition here and i think of ali has been barred from running in next year's presidential election he's been told he is not a jewel because of a pasta criminal conviction of unease responded by calling for a boycott of the much most polls show president let him and putin is on course to be comfortably reelected meaning he could remain in power until twenty twenty four boys challenge brings us this update from moscow. this was no surprise at all really how mean i have been talking with colleagues yesterday and we've been speculating that there was maybe a small chance that the tightly controlled russian presidential system the electoral system here would be given a bit of a shake up and maybe there would be some fresh life breathed into it most people
are assuming that person is going to march towards a fourth term in office when the elections are held in march next year but no that was not to be the thirteen member panel of the central election committee decided twelve votes with one abstention that they were going to bar the from running against putin now the the argument they use is that he has this prior conviction and therefore is ineligible novelli has always said that although that may be the election rules actually the constitution which should have primacy says that any one of sound mind who is not in jail can run in the elections so he's going to take this to the constitutional courts to watch them to make a decision this was a heated exchange at times he was saying that the panel should do the right thing for once in their lives that nobody's holding
a gun to their heads and that they should stop messing around with the election panel fired back saying that he was brainwashing kids that he was disrespecting the election commission and that they hinted he was politically irrelevant anyway now what is now and we do next well of course i said he's going to take this to the constitutional courts but he is also saying that his supporters should boycott the election and he is saying that yes there will be street process they haven't set a date for these yet but he's saying that when the protests hits they will be nationwide. well to discuss this and more i'm joined by mark ne a t he is a senior research f. of the institute of international relations and prague well he specializes in russian politics at thank you very much for speaking to us how are like scene of ami supporters likely to respond now to this decision to bonneville me from running in next year's presidential election well and they're clearly going to be disappointed because can't have been
a terrible surprise i think novelli himself. round as if he was going to be standing in the president's elections but in some ways was really preparing for the next presidential elections whenever they are really what will happen is them have to take their cue from the only himself now in the past we've sometimes seen him out a very sort of cairney a moderate politician very eager to not rule clark you some kind of firebrand but sometimes we have seen around the angry all taken off balance and morris pushing his name saying violent protests but certainly sort of extralegal protest to really what we're going to see is do we see the same pandering devoutly who has worn charms motives we saw the news mixing with the you know the true conviction or is he going to be more cautious because in some ways and the risk is that if he pushes too far he gives the also receives the excuse for the crackdown that they certainly have the sources for so how is he then likely to make his his political calculation
what is it how is he likely to play this. well i said it's two things really one is he's all for the boycott is in many ways his actual most powerful weapon because it does nobody any question but that putin is going to be an issue not just because he has control over the administrative machinery of the state also because actually he will so has a high level of support within the country as a home but on the other hand putin and those around him want to this not just to be a victory but a car i'm sure they want to really high turnout and really high vote for putin to demonstrate that despite all the current problems in the country despite the sanctions despite this sluggish economy and so full russians were still behind him if another family can deny anything max then even though putin will have won the election nevada will have demonstrated that he has real power on the ground so the question is does he go through the boring but nonetheless powerful option of just
sticking servicing on the boycott or does he form sort of reach into the tent the temptation to do something more dramatic the trouble is i think women undone around him the sort that meeting recently is one who's probably going to go for some kind of high profile protests and that could could break either way that's a much greater gamble what is your assessment of the strength or level of grassroots support furnivall me in russia. well on the boundary has done a men's only well considering origins have basically kept him off the t.v. which is the primary way in which most russians get they leave and even when putin was asked about his recent sort of marathon press conference couldn't even bring himself to use no bound his name he is the voldemort of russian politics so considering the brownie has been has been riding on the internet on a whole variety of you tube videos and also on
a national structure of infusing sticks of forces not only some amazing well but the point is he's not been able to relate to that kind of big numbers and this is really why on the kremlin haven't actually known for a while on the idea of letting him run to resign so to make the elections look more legitimate and the more exciting they decided to just be too dangerous to allow a multi-national television because he's a very charismatic inoffensive presenter so really i mean you know if we're talking about a level of support when an arm is got now maybe it's ten percent but the point is that that is actually quite an amazing feat given the limitations of his campaign and gave the context a is working within a promises to via a fascinating few months ahead of the election in russia thank you very much for sharing your analysis with us mark an e.l.t. there in prague. on out east for people have been killed in a bus crash in the russian capital moscow footage shown on local media shows the
bus careering down some steps that lead to a metro station i think several people on the way the driver has been detained for questioning but police say it wasn't a deliberate act the mayor of moscow visited the scene and has ordered a full inspection of moscow's bus fleet. pope francis has used his traditional christmas day message to call for a two state solution to the israel palestine conflict speaking to the crowds in st peter's square the catholic pontiff want to get the winds of war and asked for peace for jerusalem and the holy land this is the second time pope francis has spoken out again since u.s. president donald trump formally announced his government would recognize jerusalem as the capital of israel. we see jesus and the children of the middle east who continue to suffer because of growing tensions between israelis and palestinians on this festive day let us after the lord for peace for jerusalem and for all the holy land let us pray that the will to resume dialogue may prevail between the parties and that a negotiated solution can be finally reached one that would allow the peaceful
coexistence of two states within mutually agreed and internationally recognized borders peter shop has more now from rome. this is only the second time the pope francis has spoken in public about the trump plan for a capital in jerusalem he said when he first heard that and that was on december sixth he was profoundly concerned and i think there are some people in the people i've spoken to here that were hoping perhaps for something a little stronger in this long awaited message i mean he's he's mentioned the middle east every every christmas message since two thousand and thirteen and i think there was a feeling that he could have articulated his his concern and a little stronger and referenced drew in the context of this this are people that they're facing now. you know watching out his era much want to tell you about
. i still says it was behind a suicide bombing in the afghan capital kabul that killed at least six people we visit a farming community in the usa so florida that still picking up the pieces nearly four months after hurricane swept through. and its forces gulf cup champions cast continue their title defense we look at some of the biggest challenges country football is facing. the u.n. refugee agency says. the world is now witnessing the highest level of displacement of people ever recorded more than sixty five million people have been forced to leave their homes of passing the estimated sixty million displaced by world war two almost a third of them are refugees hauffe are under the age of eighteen there are also ten million stateless people they've been denied
a nationality and access to basic rights like education health care employment and freedom of movement the u.n.h.c.r. estimates twenty people have forcibly displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution when libya has been a major transit point for refugees trying to get to europe and hundreds of died trying to cross the mediterranean mahmoud up to why it is in tripoli. libya as the biggest road for migrants and refugees has been recently receiving huge traffic of migrants crossing the libyan southern borders coming from african countries now during that tough journey their migrants take through in the libyan desert they face a lot of violations a lot of violence at the hands of people smugglers we hear stories about extortion about violence some planes in some cases reap many civil migrants die. at the hands of of the people or smugglers now they try
to reach the libyan cost of to york to europe now libya's coast guard says that they have to arrest these migrants as long as they try to save libyan coast and as long as the are in libyan to to real what us now libya's coast guard bring those usually brings those migrants to detention centers and in detention in the detention centers the supervisors there say they deny committing any violations against migrants or refugees and they say on the contrary they try to provide them food and health care. syria's six year war has displaced millions of people both inside and outside the country. one year five family series we spoken to the mohammed's who are among the four hundred thousand people having to endure life under siege in the rubble of. a hunter has
a story. makes a living selling what ever he can find he was once a farmer and owned his own land. now he's a syrians this place by the war and they're able to survive without assistance. i'm not ashamed to say this there are days when i'm able to provide food for my family and there are other days when i'm not able to do the. other day i have to take two of my children to the hospital because they didn't have enough food to. run our. lives. and opposition controlled area that has been besieged by government forces for years the siege has been tightened even more recently food supplies are scarce and shortages have sent prices soaring at least four hundred thousand people live in east on the outskirts of the capital the united nations has
been demanding unhindered access and warns that many of syrians there face severe problems in getting enough to eat. the aid that reaches us is not enough is specially for someone like me i have to take care of seven children. under siege it remains a war zone even though a russian guarantee deescalation deal was supposed to silence the guns and allow aid in. the building. madison's mother in law but for her children she is also afraid that her family could face further displacement the government has been using what is known as the surrender or starve strategy and it is applying it. and.
if given the choice to leave or stay and live under the regime's rule i will choose to leave i don't trust them they will eventually kill the oppressed us they started this they killed our children. rebels who refused to surrender but government pressure is growing already hundreds of thousands of syrians have been bused out of their towns and villages and taken to the rebel controlled problems of in the north the syrian government calls them reconciliation agreements for the opposition those deals are forced settlements and. i don't think those who are forced to go to will ever return to their homes this is sports displacement who knows who they will give our country to it's been almost eight years since government forces began to crush popular disserved from a position of strength the us said leadership is imposing its own peace but it is a peace that is acceptable to many syrians who now fear not having
a place in their own country. beirut. in the next series of one year five families on tuesday al-jazeera talks to those who of course are in kenya as political violence between police and opposition protesters . when moving to afghanistan where the country's parliament has summoned senior security officials after six people died in a suicide bombing in the capital kabul the explosion happened here an intelligence agency building in kabul shushed iraq neighborhood portably approached the agency's entrance on foot before blowing himself up i still has claimed responsibility there is a good has more from kabul. that dark happen early morning rush hour when people go to their work do their jobs and the suicide attack happened in cheshire our area of kabul this is a diplomatic it happens to be near the u.s.
embassy nato headquarters and also the headquarters for the afghan intelligence now the sources telling us that a suicide bomber believed to be a teenager on foot walking to the through the afghan intelligence checkpoint and detonated his explosives now number of afghan intelligence officers were killed outside of bystanders who happened to be caught him by this attack and and and this attack has happened in a time when the afghan interior ministry has launched a week long campaign of stopping illegal vehicles with tinted windows people carrying illegal arms and and vehicles with with no registration there is very tight security around the city even at checkpoints that are canine dogs searching vehicles but still these measures haven't worked in terms
of stopping by our suicide bomber on foot who reached least close to the afghan intelligence headquarters the u.a.e. says its decision to ban tunisian went in from flying a transiting into the country is based on information that they might commit what it calls terrorist acts tunisia wants a public apology now from the u.a.e. and has suspended all emirates airlines flights in response alice reports. this was the scene at tunis airport on friday as women turned up for flights the start of a u.s. travel ban against women and girls of all ages to be given it wasn't really me nothing if not i came. a year and found chaos and they're saying to an indian woman under the age of thirty cannot board emerick plane made bad money but i arrived here only for a man to come and tell me that any woman who holds a tunis in passport is banned from boarding us airline. two days later the u.a.e.
explains the temporary travel restriction is for security reasons the minister of state for foreign affairs posted on twitter they had communicated security information with tuna and that the u.a.e. appreciates and values to his young woman. but outrage across the newsier and elsewhere group with claims of discrimination and racism to governments took immediate action the ministry of transport has decided to suspend emirates airlines flights to and from tunisia to the latter finds a suitable solution to operate its flights in accordance with international regulations and conventions emirates didn't respond to our request for an interview but did confirm via twitter they were instructed to stop services to tune a spy to newseum authorities a fictive to seen between the fifth children as young as two years old will be i'm barred from flying i mean not many people would consider two year old the threats
and officials or even informing families that even if you are one month old female baby you wouldn't be allowed to fly and you wouldn't be allowed to enter the territory emirates is the only airline that flies you a direct meaning it severed the transport link between the countries it's unclear if the diplomatic link will also be cut. to his ear has been trying to repair relations with the u.a.e. after its twenty eleven revolution its biggest political party has strong ties to casa currently under blockade by the u.a.e. and three other arab countries it's quite clear to say you know that the united arab emirates have been seeking to undermine democracy. on the hundred me so this decision is the most expressive yet and the most in your face ever since the two thousand and eleven revolution emirates will remain suspended until tunisia feels it can operate within international regulations the sudden and vague ban that
museum woman face now turned on the line charlotte dallas al-jazeera nicholas is the co-director of the tunis exchange which is a bipartisan political conference held in tunisia he says the standoff seems pointless. i'm not sure if the politics on the part of the u.a.e. is clear and i think really what we have here is it seems likely again we have to be careful that there was some security driven concern potentially in coordination with the security services in tunisia that initiated this step like either way it shows on two fronts an incredible immaturity on the security front there is a great disagreement as to whether or not this is actually a very efficient and smart way to handle this kind of a threat i mean do you really want to just blanket ban women from one country on a specific airline do you want to try and hence procedure as enhanced searches except for a so there's
a great argument about whether or not this is even smart an efficient but more important thing is the political immaturity whether or not it was driven by legitimate security concerns on the part of the and or with elements of the secure security services in tunisia at the very least it came at exactly the moment when the g.c.c. crisis the conflicts between. saudi except for a has been reflecting on the tunisian scene for quite some time and it actually gave the political opponents of the u.a.e. and some of their local alah it real kind of a free pass to take some really good hits at them as is being driven by a kind of anti woman or anti tunisia policy. watching the news hour live from london still to come liberia's two presidential candidates promise a better future for their country ahead of tuesday's election runoff. why they're in love with the city's forgotten children and its abandoned youngsters have a recipe to be heard in a society that would otherwise ignore them. will have more on could be the biggest
comeback of the year details are coming out of tatiana. hello cold and fog has been the state of play weather wise for switzerland sudden france but germany and austria while strong round the north of europe it's been rather grey and mild it may seem the wrong way round to you but take a look at what's coming in from the west streak of green as a cold front usually means wet and windy weather this is no exception so gong will be the fog from southern france and from switzerland to breezy had great looking sky will replace it is going to require further research i think from austria through the hungary and plain it'll be cold foggy in places maybe sunny upon the
mountains it looks gorgeous there and this carries all this process the next one folds in such a bad time we get to wednesday when it's cold certainly not foggy you know it'll be stuck in the mountains rain for many and a completely different field that will eventually affect things further east in the meantime a bit of a southerly push means well eleven in vienna and ten in book arrest and still it's above zero in scandinavia now we've seen a change in the eastern med from rather warm to not so in the last day or so and we've settled down to middle teens many places twenty one in cairo nineteen robot and rain is heading down towards northern nigeria. in the wake of the race riots how much can someone take before they crack the fight for recognition is crucial we need to cool heads to prove how broad the sooner it's those little things where people think it was so that they're really doing the
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back let's take you through the top stories now tropical storm tembin is heading towards vietnam after leaving a trail of destruction across the southern philippines about one million people have been evacuated from vietnam southern areas. russian opposition leader alexina valmy has been barred from running in next year's presidential election because of past criminal conviction and francis has used his christmas day message to call for peace but you are slim and dialogue between the israelis and palestinians. the united nations general assembly is demanding that myanmar end its crackdown on range of muslims it has passed a resolution which calls for a un special envoy full citizenship rights and access for aid workers. china and russia oppose the document but it was passed anyway or than six hundred forty thousand ranger a fled myanmar's reckoned state since august the u.n.
says they need to return home and be safe when they get there thirty seven bodies have now been recovered from a burnt out shopping mall in the philippine city of devour the victims were trapped on the top floor when the fire broke out on saturday at least one person remains on accounted for the vals fire chief described the mall as an enclosed space with no ventilation a criminal investigation into the blaze is under way. the emir of qatar has wrapped up his tour of six west african nations in ghana shakes i mean been hammered a funny has been visiting the continent in a bid to explore new market opportunities is trip comes after several of the arab neighbors imposed diplomatic sanctions against in june liberians are set to go to the polls in a presidential runoff that will see its first democratic transition of power in seventy years former football star george weah is taking on the country's vice
president joseph akai both candidates have promised to revive liberia's struggling economy and kickstart infrastructure projects that a doe reports from the capital monrovia. in the contest for the lead billion presidency this month into motion will head start. thirty percent of the votes cast in the plus round hug in october his opponent in the current vice president just a walk i got up to eighty percent of the book it's here in the cloud. but where i grew up. he's been hyping his humble upbringing and style himself as the pro of pork and to date a man who knows exactly what liberians want from their government protection of politics we have traditional voting along ethnic religious and regional languages where you were born and grew up is important there is hope here that's when he becomes president he will help his community where dropped out of school at an
early age to concentrate on playing football he applied his trade in liberia until he got a break to play for the french club a it's more like oh and from there on to some of the world's most glamorous clubs in two thousand and three where now is his intention to run for the presidency after taking on the incumbent president ellen johnson sirleaf to a second round vote in two thousand and five the footballer was bitten this is known as walk in the park this could be we as the he led in the first one in two thousand and five and phil to win in the second round this is wide open it could be president we have a president. a former head of liberia's petroleum refinery company and agriculture minister seventy two year old joseph. has served as lead bilious vice president since two thousand and six his tenure as vice president will be remembered as a period of an interrupted peace no small feat in
a country torn apart by years of civil. booka is considered a safe by many given his long experience of the highest echelons of power in liberia ambassador walker strongest point his credentials in public policy and the broad perception of him. to this line around he has on the capital. in liberia where there's been so much reports of corruption he's managed to keep on touched he will have to persuade many liberians though that he can do differently than he has done for more than a decade many here hold the government responsible for failing to improve their lot wins the election will inherit the leadership of one of the poorest countries in the world liberians often complain about them of corruption in government and the poor delivery of public services many of them say about world of thankful for the
past twelve years of. still excited about the prospect of. moving to peru now where the former president alberto fujimori has been pardoned on health grounds mori was serving a twenty five year sentence for corruption and human rights crimes committed during his ten year presidency his supporters celebrated the news outside the clinic where he's been since saturday after a severe drop in his blood pressure around a sanchez has more from lima. he spent years in prison campaigning for his release. he never acknowledged most of the crimes for which he was sentenced to twenty five years. the former president always claimed his innocence for the murders and disappearances by a government sanctioned death squad critics say the government was the most corrupt in peruvian history. his supporters credit the seventy nine year old former leader
with the defeat of shining path rebels in the one nine hundred ninety s. where at the cusp of a conflict that killed thousands of people supporters also safe he helped save the economy from collapse for years his children campaigned for his release aim he was ill and frail but he didn't have a terminal illness a condition for a humanitarian pardon. denied him the freedom he craved. my greatest pain is to acknowledge there for part of the population for him or he was able to victimize looking for a depressing image. hostage of the judiciary. an opinion poll in may said fifty nine percent approve favored living. supporters say it's time for him to have a quiet life. to stay at home live serenely enjoys granddaughters enjoy the people who love him and be free to decide to do whatever he wants. maybe peruvian
school for years post the presidential pardon were open to release if he asked for forgiveness for the crimes he committed but for the families of the victims gesture was never enough. families of the victims say they feel betrayed. promised he wouldn't pardon for money to win votes. to win justice for more than two decades. they don't care about our stuff about our dust elation and the pain we still endure and we will never find peace. he's old well i'm old too and i haven't found justice yet he must complete a sentence despite his release from facing another trial a case is pending for the deaths of six people if convicted for the money faces another twenty five years in prison. families of the victims say they won't stop
demanding justice and hope to see him behind bars again but just to see. what would you were his daughter keiko is saying that she hopes the decision to release her father promotes reconciliation she also gave an update on his health. we have been with my father just now he's obviously very happy however he will have to stay in the intensive care for a few more days and he will have to stay in the hospital until the doctors say he's fully recovered. venezuela has freed thirty six prisoners accused of inciting violence against the state during anti-government protests nearly half of them were granted release more than a year ago but were kept behind bars and his writers arrested hundreds of individuals connected with protests against president nicolas maduro in while bolivia one of the poorest countries in south america and tens of thousands of children live and work on the streets and its capital city has and attract and low
paid jobs but now new programs have been launched to help children escape the poverty cycle ports. everyone in the past once upon a thorny or sweet bread it's tradition and they're delicious but for religious and his friends at the mendez articles children's baking bread and biscuits gives them more than something sweet to accompany christmas. this helps us when we leave here so that we have a way of earning a living thanks to dependent tony this is the. they started baking in the middle of november to meet demand and part of a project to give them a place in bolivia and society it's one of many projects trying to help thousands of bolivia's working children. these poor and homeless children it's the goats and youngsters are making themselves heard this forging their own future creating an alternative to the hostler of life on the city's steep and narrow streets bolivia has long been one of the poorest countries in the region it's difficult to know
accurately how many children in the past don't attend school of forced to work in often precarious conditions on the streets and in the markets but it's thought to be many thousands. i don't want him to suffer like me on the street with the called the rain and the wind sometimes i sell sometimes not i will my children put chief something in their lives which is why i want them to come here then go to school. carla brings her children to one of the hearing centers set up by the powers authority is the place to study into play to receive expert medical and psychological attention a haven from the hardship on the street. we hope that they can continue their studies at the centers formulates a large plan an escape the informal sector to which they've become accustomed and of. jessica age fourteen is up at five to attend school but then has to work at the
family kiosk the hearing center gives her hope and. she wants to be an architect. to get good grades i'm a good student second or third in my class sometimes my books are a bit messy and the teachers complain so my mom explains her situation and they understand and help me if i don't finish my homework they say it's all right for the next class and that. life is still tough to jessica and the liers and thousands like them the bread and that you cation are giving them hope for a better future than their own. palestine's foreign ministry has condemned guatemala's plans to move its embassy in israel to jerusalem it makes course a model of the first country to follow donald trump's decision to relocate the u.s. mission there it was one of nine nations to vote in support of the u.s. and israel last week at the un general assembly meeting on jerusalem status the country receives an estimated eighty million dollars in annual aid from the u.s.
. when the hurricane i am a slammed into the u.s. state of florida in september the damage was extensive since then much of the state has recovered but in one small farming community the daily struggle goes on the city of emma carly is almost entirely made up of migrant workers many of whom lost their homes and jobs when the storm hit and he gallacher reports. turned a storm our house. had several leaks the roof was not strong enough to sustain that when when hurricane hit this poor farming community on the edge of the everglades it took maria his roof since then things have become worse repairs of yet to be made government help has been slow and hackett's family home is full of mold like many here the family couldn't afford insurance it's hard even they even though they give you extra food stamps or whatever to the migrants or whatever it is it's still hard i said there's twelve of us here and you know we have to split our food are
you know you know we're lower our portion residents are almost entirely dependent on agricultural jobs but the storm took close to the loss of income and damage to homes is being felt across the community democrates community school built for migrants teachers so even the children are being affected. by not having jobs them having money for them that's a lot of stress and sometimes you don't have to borrow money to buy the food so there's a lot of stress for the children's too if they're not eating well they have a hard time coming to school and in a city where more than half the population of thirty five thousand lives below the poverty line they used to fending for themselves. in the weeks following the storm teams of volunteers of handed out food and supplies and demand hasn't slowed we make phone calls as soon as we get product in and different churches and different organizations show up and everything that comes in here it's not a warehouse it's a distribution center so as soon as it comes in it moves out it was
a poor farming community before hurricane hit and once it's immediate needs are being met that's not going to change there was some government help there but what we've seen overwhelmingly is a community through its churches volunteers and members of society coming together to get this place back on its feet i mean gallacher al-jazeera markedly florida. the world bank is warning that the economies of developing countries could collapse due to the rise of automation and robotics it's feared that robots making clothes and footwear will undercut the cost of human workers in factories in bangladesh and vietnam in his second report on artificial intelligence aren't sleek considers what the impact of automation might be on the world's working poor every day all over the western world goods are delivered to hungry consumers most of them manufactured
harf a world away over the seas by people who often earn virtually nothing and while the fourth industrial revolution the age of robotics and automation promises radically to alter the lives of people in the rich world it is by no means clear whether any of the benefits will be passed on to the world's working people some global brands are discussing whether to reach shore manufacturing from asian sweat shops to europe where three d. princes might make clothes or shoes the world bank has projected that in some african or asian countries up to eighty percent of people might lose their jobs. if it's true that many workers many of them young women particular textile industries opportunity going to be out of a job or work first reduced then to what extent will this lead to social unrest to social destitution and essentially a fundamental crisis at the heart that society others ask why someone who owns
a factory in the far east would bother investing in expensive robotic technology but it's far cheaper to keep paying workers a dollar a day to machine like that at the moment will be well beyond the reach of a factory owner in bangladesh or in china or vietnam for that matter. secondly a machine like that is likely to break down fairly often because it's it's a very fine piece of equipment if it breaks down the whole factory and then many in a factory the entire factory comes to a standstill social unrest is already a fact of life it could get far worse so to the continued and probably growing movements of people except the west they may want to move to might be suffering job losses itself as automation takes over. if the future of the developing world is to be decided in places right there then frankly it looks pretty bleak either it seems robotics will increasingly be used to take jobs away from no three different
associated with places like asia or those same workers will continue to exist on the same person for the ever and for years about the worst thing of all is that nobody seems to be talking about it there is however a growing in the standing of how automation can help in emergencies here at southampton university in southern england drones are being tested to fly medicines or food into dangerous or difficult places it's simpler and potentially more effective than throwing bags out of planes you can send lots of little bits of aid to lots of little areas and it's trivial and straightforward. pinpoint as in other words take the aid to where it's needed dropping it centrally in the rich world robotics could take away many current jobs but it could also create new ones which haven't even been trumped up yet but for those in the workshops of the world it could be disastrous and it's coming honestly al-jazeera london
well on tuesday comes the next part of the series we let go of the wheel and the brakes and drive into the age of fully automated cars. coming up next in spore that was some festive joy on the road to the winter olympics the town will be here to explain. a new era in television news. it doesn't say that it's a toss to do things in secret that are on the list we had actual victims who had survived torture detention and saying this was the cause of my arrest if you could . just stay the fuck would you still like this conviction that everyone has a deep reservoir of thomas but if you can give them the opportunity that wonderful things start to look at the actual distance there's at least twenty thousand for
him to refugees who live here we badly need at this moment leadership until person turns to look but has resigned donald trump is going to be the next president retaliation we're being told again go back she's a reconnaissance of gas subsidies he believed it best to prevent the beginning anyway it was good record that. he achieved something that never happened before. welcome back let's get all the latest for now with tatiana thank you very much defending champions qatar are getting ready to face their rock on tuesday for their
second round match this is their fast a major football tournament since failing to qualify for next year's world cup and the political difficulties are over qatar hosting the gulf cop have created concerns over its ability to be the highest of the twenty twenty two world cup the one hundred reports from kuwait city which the road to the world cup finals in twenty twenty two is proving a bumpy one off the qatar won the right to host football's biggest tournament after failing to qualify for the showpiece twenty eighteen event in russia critics have been questioned in the tiny gulf states football credentials. qatar will become the first nation since it to be in monte thirty four to host the world cup without ever having taken part in the finals and while the twenty twenty two organizers are spending millions on stadiums and infrastructure they're also investing heavily in grassroots football. they're hoping in five years' time the country national team
will make an impact on the field qatar football association and a spark of them you're working really hard to develop a team. does well and twenty twenty two we see a lot of young kids coming up the ranks that are extremely skilled we see that there is a big change in property football and that's thanks goes to do it goes to. as well as aspire academy and you know we're all really hopeful that that dream comes a reality. the gold cup but is the first major tournament for qatar since the disappointment of failing to qualify for the twenty eighty world cup they were actually meant to host the competition but it was relocated to kuwait because of the current political crisis in the region saudi arabia the u.a.e. and behaving are part of the blockade of qatar that's been in force for more than six months and which shows no sign of ending we of course hope that the blockading
nations see reason and allow for their people to participate in this once in a lifetime opportunity in the middle east. and of course we're always optimistic and we're always hopeful that this matter is resolved through dialogue well this is that one of the tournaments band sounds it's been organized by the twenty twenty two they're hoping that sounds plus many were flock to qatar and what will be the first world cup in the middle east. meanwhile gulf cup hosts kuwait are hoping to east tensions between qatar and its neighbors and bring unity to the region through what always been called the beautiful game son home was all to syria kuwait city and there's bad news for supporters the has there been eliminated after just two games losing to oman also in group a saudi arabia and of u.a.e. a group known l. manchester city boss pep guardiola says the english premier league leaders mustn't
dwell on the busy christmas schedule as they look to pick up more points city leave the table by thirteen points and face newcastle on wednesday in a run to save them play three games in nine days do what we have done until that is with us to do i want to tell them what newcastle easter they were and was when was come was in the good moment comes a result. in focus in newcastle so that is the best thing so focus would be have to do on the pitch defensively offensively individual or group that is the only way to be focusing with you have to do forget about it forget a little bit the scale the table. in focus what you have to do that is as well sixteen teams in action on boxing day second place manchester united will be trying to close the gap on runaway leaders man city who won't be playing on the day fifth place tottenham are just one point behind liverpool in fourth place spurs faith out
hampton and can create some space with also we'll have a level on points and also not playing on boxing day. i think we need to loosen that were a little. next to say three days onto the job for us we cannot go on for. two full days in the most important is the game that we are going to play the next. twenty three time tennis grand slam champion serena williams is set to make a return to competition the thirty six year old announced she'll play in the exhibition twenty meant in abu dhabi beginning it december thirtieth the match will be the former world number one first since giving birth to her daughter williams will be preparing for the defense of her australian open crown in january as well a title she wanted last year washee was pregnant. and there's been plenty of festive fun on very to next year's winter olympics. i think.
the limpid flame made a stop at a fund to famed a village as it heads to people in china and south korea with the games beginning in february as part of the fun relay runners dressed up in christmas themed outfits of a score to the flame the flame has been traveling around south korea visiting nine provinces ahead of the game and that's all for now more later all right well there's much more on everything we're covering right here al jazeera dot convoy latest sports and news of course comments analysis and video on demand there as well that wraps up the news hour but i will be back in a couple of minutes with much more news for you to stay with us.
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a walking us to try to take them from gang violence i lost my son. i also lost my but there are more than one hundred fifty volunteers working for several walking buses teachers say it is working class attendance has improved the volunteers also act as security guards after years documenting street violence and john this book. was inspired to transform perceptions of reality as elizabeth changed to south africa and capture the vibrancy of the emerging black youth culture now is one of the people that there are said i'll be giving a speech to all of us or somewhere inside the new african photography not so much of this time on al-jazeera.