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republic of congo on al-jazeera. culture a dance thrives here every day generations of tibetans continue to embrace and maintain their cultural heritage it's a reminder of who they are and whether. this is a suburb of the india capital new delhi tibet so the refugees here since 1964 buttons here have been defined as migrants are not refugees because india hasn't signed up to the 1951 un convention on refugees so tibetans here have been able to access the indian welfare system so they become self-sufficient setting up their a business says and looking for work independently but for some it's not enough. it was great for this bill to mirror the attitudes who goes to a lot over the city boys johnson friends an early election after
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a humiliating defeat in parliament over breakfast it's. fully back to you watching al-jazeera live from i had quarters in doha also ahead hurricane dorian on the path to florida after claiming 7 lives in the bahamas a change of policy the largest oms retailer in the u.s. restricts the sale of i mean mission following a string of mass shootings and the road to 2022 caught on veils the logo for the future world cup leaving it out in several countries for all the world to see. thank you for joining as britain's prime minister has suffered a major political setback an attempt by m.p.'s to prevent inno deal breaks it has passed its 1st hurdle the ruling conservatives are in turmoil boris johnson has kicked out 21 members of his own party after they voted against him to seize
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control of the parliamentary agenda a 2nd vote will take place on wednesday johnson says if he loses out one he'll call for a snap election here's how the numbers stacked up early on tuesday in the house of commons ya opposition and rebel tories came together to get 328 votes whereas the government could only muster 301 m.p. support it so the government lost by 27 votes needs baka reports from london. britain's democracy is a war. with itself. as protesters marched on westminster politicians returned from the summer recess poised to push new legislation through parliament to block always johnson. a number of m.p.'s including prominent politicians in johnson's own conservative party have rebelled against the government and united with opposition m.p.'s to force johnson to delay breaks it is the default legal
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position is the u.k. will leave the e.u. on the 31st of october m.p.'s want to delay bracks until the end of january to prevent leaving the e.u. without a deal. yards to the right 328 a nurse the left 301 on tuesday evening m.p.'s voted to take control of parliamentary business thought it could start forests allowing them to begin debating the creation of new legislation on wednesday if m.p.'s do pass a bill to prevent a no deal johnson says he'll have no choice but to push to hold a general election possibly on october the 15th if he's going to do more and to stop negotiations and to compel i'm not the point of this delay to brit's it potentially for years and that would be the only way to resolve this i can confirm that we are tonight tabling a motion under the fixed parliament. there is no consent in this house to
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leave the european union without a deal i know the majority for no deal in the country. the defection of one conservative m.p. to the opposition liberal democrats means johnson no longer has a majority in parliament by voting against the government of the conservative party rebels have effectively ended their political careers. the bill will need to go before the opera house the house of lords on its journey into law but there are no guarantees it will work and after boris johnson's decision to shut down parliament for a month possibly from next monday m.p.'s don't have much time until the government says it wants a deal with the e.u. and the progress is being made johnson supporters say no deal is an important negotiating position with europe ranks it has distorted british politics uniting all opponents dividing old alliances the country is careering towards a new brakes
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a climax with a question this confounded the country and the continent is whether we're approaching a breakthrough for knowledge or simply another cliffhanger. call a general election alone a nice the backing of most m.p.'s to trigger a snap poll opposition parties are now weighing up the risks of a sudden vote. the battle lines are drawn the government and parliament are fighting for the right to determine britain's breaks of future. parker al-jazeera london and jenna hall takes a look now at what could happen in the next. well a humiliating defeat certainly this for the fledgling government of bush johnson and just as that result was announced in the house of commons a voice from the other side of that has spiked up not a good start boris and certainly this majority of 27 a bigger number than anyone expected to be diesel lections among the 16 or so tory m.p.'s who voted against their own government and that number suggesting that the
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legislation at the heart of this motion will also likely make its way successfully through parliament to remind you that is there just nation that would force boris johnson to go to the e.u. and ask for a further delay to bret's of beyond october 31st till january 31st in terms of the proposed legislation if he's unable to get a deal between now and the end of october and associated with all of this the crucial question now of a general election voters johnson made this vote of confidence issue the vote against the government therefore a vote of no confidence he has lost during the course of the day he's flimsy majority one m.p. for they believe defected to the liberal democrats and he has now put on the order paper for wednesday's business a motion calling for the dissolution of parliament to pave the way for an election leaving aside the question of whether backbench m.p.'s will even allow that motion through the problem he's got is that it requires
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a 2 thirds majority and labor has said they will not vote for an election until this legislation preventing no deal makes its way all the way through parliament so the possibility exists on wednesday that the government could be defeated yet again both on this legislation and on its own call for a general election. in other world news hurricane dorian is slowly moving closer to the u.s. after crashing much of the bahamas the death toll there has now reached 7 and the prime minister's warning the number is likely to rise to gallagher reports from florida where the hurricane is already causing strong gusts of wind. as hurricane dorian edges away from the bahamas they were a picture of its devastating power is emerging the harbor and abaco island were hit hardest by the storm surge is a powerful winds this is now a humanitarian crisis hampered by the storm slow path through the region continued heavy rains and high winds when the true extent of the damage may not be known for
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days but early reports suggest the rescue and recovery operation will be huge we also understand that about $62000.00 people across the 2 islands will need access to clean drinking water it's not an unfamiliar thing to say in a disaster but when there's no water after a disaster that can have serious secondary impacts so that will be a priority not just for the records but for the government and for the u.n. system the red cross says at least $13000.00 homes have either been severely damaged or destroyed rebuilding will be a long process and saving those stranded by one of the most powerful storms recorded is a priority of the 25 individuals that were transported to new programs 2 has already 2nd that would take the number of deaths of 7 and again i want to assure. and informed to be him in population that we
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can expect more apparent to be recorded doria now threatens the u.s. east coast where preparations evacuation orders and warnings have been in place for days the storms predicted path shows no landfall in florida but a cape canaveral nasa is moot sensitive equipment as the storm edges closer georgia and the carolinas remain on high alert and many residents of heeded warnings to prepare for the worst and hoping that by being so early with our profer asians they will all be in for a bit we will not have needed to do much of florida's east coast remains under hurricane watch in there is still a danger of high gusts of wind and storm coming in from the atlantic ocean but if the track stays as it is predicted the storm should be about 170 kilometers off the coast even is it makes its way up to georgia and the carolinas that is potentially good news for millions of people but everyone. to get complacent. in the next
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few hours and days much needed resources will pour into the bahamas even for a nation used to dealing with powerful hurricanes this is an unprecedented situation. and andy sent us this update a short time ago from titus 4 on florida. boracay dorrans about 170 kilometers east of our location here it is continuing in a northwesterly direction so getting dangerously close to this coastline and moving it around saying kilometers an hour which is much faster than it was moving when it was over the bahamas when it stalled for about 36 hours focus's say that eventually this storm will take a shot to the north taking it even further away from the coast credit officials and not just the state but also georgia and the carolinas are telling people do not get complacent at this point because you can see the conditions right now and this is getting stronger all the time so most people have heeded the warnings they have made the preparations they cannot get breathed
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a sigh of relief until these days on the event is over and with the storm moving so slowly it will take some time and in fact it's now actually launch but it was before all explosions have been re forces in the syrian coast so city of latakia state television says the blasts were a result of anti-aircraft guns intercepting drones that were launched towards an airbase it says many tents launched the drone from a so-called deescalation zone all parties in the conflict in yemen including the u.s. france and britain may be involved in war crimes that's according to a report from the united nations it accuses the saudi and there are $900.00 coalition of killing civilians with strikes and deliberately denying them aid even though the country is on the brink of famine norburn manly has the details of the evidence. indiscriminate killings. and using stuff ation as a weapon of war these are the findings of a group of united nations experts who investigated the war you haven't. the parties
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to the conflict in yemen are responsible for an array of human rights violations and violations of international humanitarian law some of these violations are likely to amount to war crimes it's the 2nd report by a group of eminent experts who say the u.s. britain am fronts maybe complicit in war crimes by arming him providing intelligence to the saudi u.a.e. coalition for especially so in yemen says west some bombs a consistently being used by the coalition the problem with this how do the a matter is and all those will baths them like the united states they ignore the dimensional of the warsaw short on of for talking to run showed off of probably mitigating the tension between the iranians and the american they arenas and this elders i think those happening in their any a man is on the proxies for probably a bigger game and the why the game but the experts say there are no clean hands
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when it comes the involvement of all warring parties that igloos hoti rebels the yemeni government of force a supporter fi saudi arabia and the united arab emirates they have targeted hospitals ports water facilities markets bombs and of restricted the delivery of humanitarian aid the u.n. experts also accuser rollins backing violence committed by the when t. s. one of the most devastating ass strikes targeted a wedding party in 2015 killing at least 130 people and in august last year and least 40 children were killed when a saudi u.a.e. coalition air strike hit their pass in sada the experts are also concerned the war has taken another complex turn as the saudi backed government and the u.a.e. back separatists in the south of vying for control of yemen 2nd city agent.
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amongst. the u.n. describes the war as the waltz was a humanitarian crisis and is calling on all parties the conflict including western countries to be held accountable to lure about him on the. a still ahead on the program south africa's president breaks his silence condemning attacks on foreign nationals plus the rise of the use of all this we look at how pakistan is changing after a complete ban on single use past the backs. her once again there been pictures on social media of children playing in the running karate now you wouldn't expect to get showers every day in karate that's been the
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case the last 3 or 4 the edge affects us versus the monsoon but beyond that it's still dry picks the showers in the caucasus are gone the other side of the caspian there's not much more clouds and showers to be honest it's a dry picture the temperatures of coming to us lowly in iraq were down below $45.00 for the most part because it's much cooler further west but it remains dry and sunny the breeze is no longer just as it was but as it does come down to the east and saudi from iraq is going to contain something in the way of fine material $41.00 degrees suggest even it is not increasing could even be decreasing around the shores of doha qatar bahrain the u.a.e. for example a lot of course is try and still slaughter keeps that science rests the face increasing plaza just nice. burst to drizzle once more tightly sunshine our way has been briefly showing itself once again. ane southern africa this town is usually very quiet we only ever watch the cape surely to to find a proper front coming straight another one coming through but most of the western
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cape is round durban rain once again shows itself. big stores generate fountains of headlines it seems that much the media is still struggling with how to deal with it with different angles from different perspectives and you hold to account separation the spin from the facts. the misinformation from journalism how careful must be your words but some tough stuff has to be said some critics have to be made listening post on al-jazeera.
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a recap of our top stories on al-jazeera britain's prime minister is threatening to seek a snap election after losing a crucial vote which take it takes m.p.'s one step closer to blocking a no deal breck's it 21 members of boris johnson's own party voted with the opposition a 2nd vote will take place on wednesday hurricane dorian is moving closer to the u.s. after leaving a trail of destruction in the bahamas 7 people have been killed there and authorities are expecting the death toll to rise and all parties in the conflict in yemen including the u.s. france and britain may be involved in war crimes that's according to a lot from the united nations that accuses the saudi and iraq led coalition of killing civilians with airstrikes and deliberately denying them aid. to south africa now where the president has condemned the recent attacks on foreign nationals at least 5 people have been killed in the unrest and dozens of others
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arrested since the violence broke out on sunday still on my post i denounce the violence calling it. totally unacceptable saying a country will not tolerate xenophobia. reports from janice bragg. police in south africa try again to stop writing in looting in some poor neighborhoods in and around johannesburg it's been like this since sunday some of the businesses and shops are vandalized belong to foreign nationals this is not the 1st time mohammed atta who say it has been through this he says his other stall in another part of the city was looted last year because if something like this. how can his dragon. make something for my kidneys for my children it's on my finances day because of the like not for a crime or whatever. only for. some time africans believe criminal gangs are
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responsible for the violence. he got a phone call only in the morning that his business was being looted but it was too dangerous for him to move now that it's relatively quiet he's come back to assess the damage are still falling people still looting as are all of you with the police presence. although to say that it's not about. a 14 foot in the shop said if a citizen police said if you see people that work for me in the shop and they talk it's just to be a community effect where they don't look at me and other running at a loss of thought was i don't know what else to say. some say the country's high unemployment rate now nearly a 30 percent white space poverty and inequality are to blame for the violence in 2008 at least 60 people were killed and more than $50000.00 forced from their homes when many foreign african nationals were targeted for years ago at least 7 people were killed some to the africans feel they are competing with outsiders for stops.
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human rights groups say and economically. comments made by some politicians are making things worse they said xenophobic sentiment underlying this about foreign us everything to leave we are a democracy we are a democratic society we cannot allow people to take the law into their own ends there is no country that doesn't have for a mess now this president still am opposed as condemned the attacks as in a phobic and an acceptable more than 100 people have been arrested for public violence us and but in some areas the police seem overwhelmed making it easy for some people to stay in the street how demitasse al-jazeera john has been. in mali at least 14 people have been killed and 24 others injured after a bomb exploded under a passenger bus in the central region the bus struck a land mine while travelling through an area where ethnic militias and on groups
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carry out regular attacks against civilians venezuela's president nicolas maduro has escalated tensions with neighboring colombia ordering a military exercise on the country's shared border but the us has colombia is trying to start a war and is harboring militants at least $1000.00 military defectors fled to colombia during an ongoing power struggle between the president and opposition leader on why do $34.00 people are now believed to have died when a dive boat caught fire and sank in the u.s. state of california investigators are yet to determine what caused the blaze reynolds reports mourners at least flowers and candles at the harborside memorial as officials declared the search for survivors in one of southern california's worst maritime disasters is over it is never an easy decision to suspend search efforts we know that this is a very difficult time for families and friends of the victims. we have suspended
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the search efforts due to no additional individuals having been witnessed entering the water. our last aircraft over flight this morning has revealed that no additional signs of distress or debris has been witnessed divers have recovered a number of bodies and our continuing to search for more remains victims' family members are receiving grief counseling and updates no autopsies on the recovered remains have yet been performed our hope is that once we get into the vessel hopefully today that we will find their remaining victims and recover them obviously we that doesn't happen we will be looking. at. the debris field and other areas that where where there could be remains from from the victims of this terrible tragedy to learn how the fire started investigators plan to interview 5 ship's crew members who escaped by jumping overboard the county fire district is
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committed to on behalf of the county of santa barbara. expending all necessary means to find out the cause and origin of the fire aboard this vessel the passengers and one crew member who died aboard that conception were trapped in the lower deck where they had been sleeping investigators have determined that flames and burning debris blocked a stairwell and an additional hatch way making escape from below decks impossible but early media reports that a door to the lower deck was locked we're mistaken there are no locked doors and a combination space aboard these vessels it's open birthing the only privacy that you have and i'm sure that you've seen because it's on the bessel website or curtains officials say the intense heat of the blaze burn the bodies beyond
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recognition the identities of the remains will be determined by d.n.a. testing rob reynolds al-jazeera. one of the world's largest retailers says it will start selling ammunition for handguns and military style weapons across the united states it's in response to a series of mass shootings wal-mart which is a major arms seller in the u.s. has been under pressure to change its policies the company says it will also ask customers not to bring weapons into its stores in so-called open carry states where it's legal to do so my camera has more from washington. the move by wal-mart is very significant indeed in the past it's been the country's largest weapons seller and certainly it is regarded as a conservative corporation with very much a conservative cleon tile what's important to note as well is that this is not a knee jerk reaction those attacks in wal-mart but wal-mart branches took place over a month ago so clearly the company has been considering this for
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a period of time the chief executive officer is also writing a letter to congress urging stricter gun control legislation now that is still up in the year selig majority leader mitch mcconnell says he would be willing to introduce new legislation once he knows what president trump once he says that he does not want to introduce legislation that will then get vetoed by the president well president trump a month ago was talking about stronger background checks but in the wake of the recent shootings he's now reverting to a conversation about mental illness being responsible which is essentially one of the claims made by the pro weapon in our a so the legislation may or may not arrive but we've heard from the senate majority leader it won't get to the senate floor unless the president trump approves whatever that legislation is and the u.s. president is planning to divert $3600000000.00 from military fund jets for construction of a wall along the border with mexico more than 120 projects will be affected as the
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pentagon prepares to divert the funds earlier this year trump declared a national emergency in a bit to fund the border wall he promised to build it during the 2016 presidential election campaign it's early will soon have a new government after the antiestablishment 5 star movement voted overwhelmingly in favor of a coalition with the center left democratic party the country was thrown into political turmoil when the anti immigrant need party called out of its coalition with the 5 star movement for the democratic party was quick to announce it would take place it's nice prime minister is expected to keep his job. now to pakistan where a ban on single use plastic bags is changing the way people shop the threat of serious fines has seen people switch to reusable also cut down on an estimated $50000000000.00 banks each year that go into landfill kamar haida has more from islamabad. i am in islamabad mungle bazaar which is actually today
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market most people who come here are shopping for westerberg and daily essentials that they require people are now carrying the usable bags and this of course is a major step already we can see a change of attitude after the government them for all the heavy fines on the use of such bags and also and for strict penalties for the manufacturers budgets on has joined a growing list of countries which has unfolded toward jerald ban on single use plastic bags according to the country's minister on climate change and the environment a population of 2000000 people in islamabad were using an average of 3 to 4 plastic bags a day but now the government wants the people to change their habits they want to see more use of reusable bags in order to mitigate the effect on the environment he
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brought the child to think it's a good decision and should have been enforced a long time ago as they say it's better late than never is still not too late and people must accept a whole heartedly and all good decisions are placed where family and there should be complete compliance then give you a plastic it does been on plastic was also planned by previous coleman but this one is no enforcing it's shapely and this is really useful for our environment although the government of emraan handles promise a clean and green pogatetz on august on really have to do much more in order to mitigate the effect of non-recyclable plastic way which is wreaking havoc across the country. qatar has reveal the official no goal for the 2022 world cup with a worldwide media campaign the image was beam down to building simle tenuously all over the world including unveilings in qatar's capital doha and the cross the middle east's the 2022 no go was also welcome day in moscow rochelle force was
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where the last while cup was held and the 2026 well cup will be held in north america the united states will call holes to turn a meant with canada and mexico and ogled as unveiled in new york city in the very hot of time square algis there is andy richardson has more while in some ways the deed sales of this am gloom aunts is important is the why need a symbolism of the timing of this launch as we build up to the 2022 world cup here in cats all the timing of this launch is now accidents it was september the 3rd 1971 when cats or became an independent country having previously been a protect your it of brits an and it's now as and independent country they cats ole we bringing the world cup soon the middle east for the very 1st time and after all the conversations in contrive a sees we've had since cats i was awarded the world cup in 2010 the global nature of the launch of this emblem is reminded to everyone that sure enough
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a football tournament will be coming here in november 2022 in terms of readiness to with the 8 stadiums aunt now finished wall of them the khalif a stadium will be on show to the world later on this month when it hosts the world athletics championships and then it december we have the club world cup here in cats are the 1st big fee for events be harvested by the country effectively at test events ahead all the world cup as cats all really seeks to establish itself was a global hub for elite sports now miro by famous street artist banksy has been stolen from a museum outside of paris the awkward debate a rat with a face mask holding a pen knife it was enclosed by glass outside the pompidou center the museum says he will try to steal the work in june last year it's a 2nd banksy to disappear from paris to see it.
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hello again i'm fully back to bill with the headlines on al-jazeera britain's prime minister is threatening to seek a snap election after losing a crucial vote which takes m.p.'s one step closer to blocking a no deal breck's it 21 members of toys johnson's own party voted with the opposition a 2nd vote will take place on wednesday we are again drive to make a choice mr speaker i don't want to lecture to the public eye i believe there are going to want an election but if the housemates what is billed to marry the public will have to choose who goes to brussels a lot over the city to see this out and take this country forward hurrican dorian is slowly moving closer to the us soft to crushing much of the bahamas the destruction there has been described as a historic tragedy 7 people are dead and the prime minister says that number is likely to rise. of the 25 individuals that were transported to new programs
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2 has already 2nd. that would take the number of deaths of 7 and again i want to assure an informed beamin population that we can. expect more deaths to be recorded. all parties in the conflict in yemen including the u.s. france and britain may be involved in war crimes that's according to a report from the united nations that accuses the saudi and iraqi led coalition of killing civilians with airstrikes and deliberately denying them 8 at least 5 people have been killed as looting and violence spreads across neighborhoods in the south african cities of johannesburg and pretoria police arrested dozens of people who broke into shops and others who brought roads with burning time is in response to a series of mass shootings one of the world's largest retailer says it will stop selling ammunition for handguns and military style weapons across the united states wal-mart had been under pressure to change its policies and qatar has revealed the
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official logo for the 2022 world cup with a worldwide media campaign image was similar tailless lee beamed on to buildings all over the world including unveilings in qatar's capital doha and across the middle east. with the headlines here on our just here the listening post starts now . a nation where corruption is endemic embroiled in a battle to hold the power. is this radical transformation. i mean. i mean if you want to be shedding light on the roumanians pressing for change and the unconventional methods to eliminate corruption remain people on al-jazeera. that. would help them coming i don't know that was. just
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a question. that i got. on the. way. out of the box. hello i'm richard just brought in you're at the listening post here are some of the media stories we're covering this week the communications shut down in kashmir how can journalists get the story out when the blackout means most kashmiris can't even communicate with each other with 4 reporters murdered over the past month mexico is now the deadliest place in the world to be a journalist politics mixes with organized crime in albania and reporters there are in danger plus the internet. where the online search for a cure can be worse than the imaginary disease. we began with one of the most sweeping and lasting communications blackouts of the internet age india's attempt to silence
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the people of kashmir when prime minister narendra modi made good on his election promise to revoke article 370 of the indian constitution he swept away what little remained of kashmiri autonomy the region officially called jamu and kashmir in india is now set to come under complete control of the government in new delhi more indian troops are flooded in and communications have been cut off and near.

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