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has killed 9 family members in egypt's north sinai peninsula that's according to the associated press news agency egyptian officials reportedly say a shell hit the family's truck and beer 6 others have been taken to hospital in a separate attack 7 soldiers are reported to been injured to an explosive devices at the armored vehicles in there are lobbed and in the town of rafa near the border with gaza. to head this off our reservations prepare for a general election in the country's 1st democratic test since a landmark peace deal resigned. as spain braces for the verdict in the catherine separatists case the country celebrated its national day. however we've had so much needed rain welcome rain fall into eastern possible
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straight exceed this area cloud just pulling away in fact just around the sunshine coast some parts so around 60 millimeters of rainfall a chance of want to show is still as we go on through the next 12 to 18 hours or so but that area cloud and i will start to pull away not just in what weather to the south australia just heading towards adelaide west australia stays dry and sunny 22 celsius the impasse over the next couple of days 22 in sydney as well as we go on into monday there you go you see the clearest guys coming into that southeastern corner of queensland 25 in melbourne and a 23 the hope also some warmth around here about we'll still see wanted to set the chances michel's longer spells of right rolling towards new zealand over the next dial to that area cloud in the rain that brought those showers into southeastern parts of queensland that's going to make its way further south was and a swiss sunday doesn't look too bad a day so as we go on into monday that west the weather will start to feed its way
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into the north island in particular all cleaned out around 17 degrees celsius now as far as tight 3rd base is concerned it's slowly making its way further east. for you protesting about how does this impact whether on line well i've basically. directly. join us on sat this is an attack on academic freedom and on our ability to do research and teach freely is a dialogue myanmar is not making it very welcoming for people to come back everyone has a voice. on al-jazeera .
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the top stories here on al-jazeera a curfew has taken effect in ecuador's capital quito and the president has put the city under a minute to knock down. forces say movement will be restricted across the country for 24 hours after another day of violent protests against austerity measures. france and germany have stopped weapons exports to turkey over the assault on kurdish groups in the northeast of the country the operation is now in its 4th day and turkish forces say they've taken control of a strategic border town. protest against offensive taking place across europe demonstrations accuse the us president donald trump of betraying syria's kurds. a roadside bomb has killed at least 10 kenyan police offices near the border with
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somalia the vehicle had to devise the kenyan authorities believe was planted by the group al-shabaab no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. at least 3 people have been killed as typhoon haiyan bass made landfall on japan's may 9th and honshu fierce rain and wind has paralyzed tokyo leaving rivers flooded a normally busy streets deserted 9 people still missing the rugby world cup tournament has been disrupted but the namibia versus canada match just cancelled when a has more from tokyo before the storm made landfall in japan people living in its path were urged to take extreme caution and to prepare for the worst because of the damaging winds that it would inevitably bring the heavy rainfall as well that could ultimately lead to widespread flooding in fact forecasters had said that this storm may bring levels of rainfall not seen in japan since
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a very powerful and devastating typhoon struck tokyo 1958 causing many deaths we've also had millions of people are asked to evacuate and evacuation advisories or evacuation orders many of those people living in areas deemed to be vulnerable to landslides but also in coastal communities where the people are facing multiple threats of course from the strong winds and heavy rain but also the possibility of storm surge and the fact that we are almost in a full moon meaning that the tide may well be a lot higher than it usually would be and many people living in these coastal areas are still recovering from the last typhoon that struck at the beginning of last month which caused a lot of damage and resulted in several deaths as well or thirty's taking no chances with the transport systems as well as most train services were canceled
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along with hundreds of flights to and from tokyo's airports. in the u.s. state of california more than a 1000 firefighters are battling a fast moving blaze on the northern edge of los angeles the fire broke out on thursday night and has spread over 28 square kilometers at least one person has been confirmed killed authorities are working to contain the fire with intense aerial water bombing on saturday some of the thousands of residents under evacuation orders were allowed to return to their homes at the cause of the fire is still under investigation 4 people have been killed in a shooting in new york city at least 3 others were injured in the incident which took place in the bar of brooklyn at a suspected gambling operation 2 weapons were recovered from the scene including a handgun and a revolver police have not identified a suspect or a motive for the shooting. spain's national day celebrations have been overshadowed by tensions over the upcoming sentencing of catalan separatist leaders rival
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unionists and pro independence rallies have been held in catalonia regional capital barcelona so we're going to go to reports. liberations for spain's national day have been taking place on the streets of fossil loner the capital of the region the region that attempted to seat 2 years ago now while this was organized by a pro nationalist civil society has the backing of 3 conservative and right wing parties in spain taking place here because people here are still absolutely determined cats run we should remain firmly cobs all the spanish states who want to belong you know i want to keep being. people. that's our thing yes so it is being cut line is our way of being spanish or the wonderful thing about spain is that it's made up of many different parts but with
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a common essence you have a that. even though here there is a pretty strong feeling about the capital region should remain a family. of the spanish state missteps alone you know force where there is a strong growth independence movement they feel they should have the right to determine their own future it's part of a legal referendum now that attempts to see 2 years ago was an illegal referendum and certain politicians and activists paid the price by being arrested they now face a judgment $1.00 day whether it would be a charge of rebellion sedition and misuse of public funds that has further exacerbated the tensions in the region and certainly doesn't look like it's going to be results anytime soon. just one day after if your peers prime minister meant was awarded the nobel peace prize dozens of pro-democracy activists have been
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arrested as a heavy police presence across the capital addis ababa robyn kriel has more we understand speaking to the organizers of the protests and really the head of this group about paris council who were planning this protest they said that it was to protest the assailed transition or the failing transition to democracy it's been planned for about 2 weeks they say i've known about it for about a week but we just we understand according to it is about as a police that it was actually banned this morning and then came these arrests we don't know the motivation behind these rest speaking it's going to mega organizer of the rally he told me that these arrests appeared and these are his words coordination planned and then implemented by police across as abbotts activists taken from their homes and of the streets and in prisons and prisons according to nagin our he said he's currently going from police station to police station to
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find out exactly why you know as i said at this rally has been planned for at least one week that i've known of the organizers say 2 weeks that had they had applied to the city council for permission police band at this morning i've spoken to a time in this area that's what this building is a huge she says she is aware of any arrests that are us is not aware of these arrests referred us back to the ad as ever but please we're currently not taking our calls but yes certainly this goes against the very peace prize that a prime minister was awarded yesterday. there's actions on tuesday in the 1st test of a landmark peace deal that was signed in august and in decades of violence between the 2 main political parties the vote comes at a difficult time for they saw an african country which has been grappling with natural disasters corruption and a rebel insurgency welcome web has been the final campaign rallies in the future. here in mozambique's capital maputo many people historically have supported the
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ruling party its presidential candidates is president felipe a new see the people here sitting in a capital t. shirt in a meal and brought in on buses to hear what he has to say. as decreased over successive elections in local elections held a year ago was declared the winner with just 51 percent of the votes cast the country opposition disputed those results and opposition say this time there were serious problems with the electoral register and also that this being growing violence on the campaign trail was are enormous opposition party has always been the closest contender past election its leader this is a well his final rally in the city was to the north he promised to fight rampant corruption. or officials say the islanders stopped from a campaigning in some parts of the country with. you know my winfrey my 40 each
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other in a full 10 year civil war that ended in 1902 signed a peace deal for the time. she was days election will test it. to be semangat leader of the position and dmn party held his final rally in the polls this year but he's the man who was devastated by the cyclamen 7 months ago he says the government then used humanitarian aid to campaign for votes something in tonight's edition say to the problem that is still urging this. quarter to go with votes on tuesday morning vigil weight watch as the votes are counted and they wait for the results to be announced. a major cleanup operation is continuing along the coastline of northeastern brazil following a massive oil spill at least 150 beaches have been affected so far there has been difficult to track a line under the surface of the water and can't easily be detected it's still not
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clear where the oil has come from but brazil's environment minister says he suspects it originated from venezuela a major tourist attraction in iceland is at risk of disappearing altogether because of climate change the island's glass is a melting at an alarming rate with experts warning even curbing emissions may not be enough to save them nik clark traveled to one of the island national parks which has the largest and most voluminous icecap on the island. this is an island of elemental power shaped to reshape by natural forces where the landscape is constantly forged by supercharged geology. glass is sweeping over active volcano ash from previous eruptions carpets the ice through the millennia the glass years have advanced and retreated but never has
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a retreat to be as drastic as now classic guide ryan connelly takes me towards the solheim your could last year at the speed of retreat is very apparent. so this sign and the case where the glass here was back in 2010 and this is an arch the very front of the glass here this is where we would walk on to it stretched across this entire valley and now 9 years later there it is there's the front right back and it's continuing to melt at the exact same speed. this is one of the fastest disappearing glasses in iceland but its rate of loss is pretty much replicated wherever you go we enter the york at national park and you know a world heritage site covering 40 percent of iceland tourists come here in their hundreds every day to see the sights but the sights slowly disappearing what was the glass here 20 years ago is now a raging torrent mighty ice man. it is a very dramatic and very visible in the strafing of the impacts of climate change
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and it's happening not only to the world glasses but also for the polar icecaps and the thing is that even if we do think nif acutely curb emissions more than a 3rd of the world's glasses will disappear by the end of the century. old or cigarettes and it's a geologist he's been charting place the last few decades and he's well aware of the global implications the glaciers will melt the multiple to run to those shim and the ocean surface rises i told my friends in america just no past week. refugees would not only be coming from mexico and central america it would become from florida and the coast and the coast of america. and just the sea levels rise a water supply for hundreds of millions of people is disappearing before our very eyes. it is
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a bleak picture but there is no other way of telling. scientists say the focus must now be on trying to save what we can but this crucial part of the planetary system . al-jazeera that the uk of iceland meanwhile the indigenous people of the arctic the innuit a feeling the impact of climate change right now under their spoke to the chair of the innuit 2nd polar council about what's at stake for the thousands of indigenous people she represents. for the innuit. they the challenges and the threats are multiple and with climate change their compound being day by day by day with the loss of sea ice the increase vessel traffic they. from the perspective of 3rd party interests looking at the commodities that can be extracted from the arctic region i mean is this one thing after another so that so
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the threats are compound ing every day you have a rich culture going but thousands of years how important is that the those who want to come in and access the richness of the altered how important is it that they listen to your voice i think that our adaptation to this unique and distinct environment is highly significant and our knowledge that innuit knowledge indigenous knowledge about the region is a major asset for anybody interested in having a measure of influence in the arctic i think that it is it is crucial for nation states and others to not only respect our rights but also if they are intent upon being active in the arctic to outreach to us directly because of our insides our world perspective and our understanding of our environment and how what to mr gall you about the future my hope is that. we can kind of curb that the adverse impacts
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of climate change but also to to to to mitigate the impacts and adapt to the impacts and that we will always be in the arctic this is it's our homeland it's our territory and we know this region better than others and we we we won't be leaving the area any time soon. and a quick reminder you can catch up with all the stories we're covering on our website it just that al-jazeera dot com and you can watch us live by clicking on the orange live icon. and one of the top stories around is there a curfew has been imposed in ecuador's capital quito and the president has put the city under a military lockdown. these are the scenes earlier as anti-government
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protests swept the capital demonstrators have attacked the headquarters of a television station a newspaper and the national auditor's office ecuador's armed forces say movement will be restricted across the country for 24 hours most of the stuff i said in order that we will restore order throughout ecuador book we start with the curfew in quito i arranged for the joint command of the armed forces to immediately take the necessary measures and operations we will restore order throughout ecuador i'm ordering the armed forces to apply the curfew in the city of quito citizens we will get out of this together and may god bless you germany and france have stopped arms exports to turkey in response to the country's assault on the kurdish groups in northeast syria germany's sold arms worth $268000000.00 to turkey last year accounting for almost one 3rd of its weapons exports take his actions have drawn
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widespread international criticism and warnings from the united states and european union of possible sanctions meanwhile turkey says it has seized control of a key border town as its offensive into syria and is a 4th day but the kurdish led syrian democratic forces say the operation has revived eyesore. at least 3 people have been killed as typhoon haggis made landfall on japan's main island honshu fierce rain and wind has paralyzed tokyo leaving rivers flooded and normally busy streets deserted the rugby world cup tournament has been disrupted with the namibia vs canada match cancelled spain's national day celebrations have been overshadowed by tensions over the upcoming sentencing of catalan separatist leaders rival unionists and pro independence rallies have been held in catalonia as regional capital barcelona they gotta learn leaders could face 15 years in prison for their part in the 2017 independence referendum coming up the
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nepalese i dr bringing the site to some of the world's poorest people rewind is up next you stay with us not as if you can live in a. is there a. greater believe in the 2 states do you still believe in the 2 state solution we listen to what i just said was that pakistan would never start until we meet with global news makers and tweet about the stories that matter is iraq. alone welcome again to rewind and there's a purana here on rewind we're going back to some of al-jazeera as most powerful
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documentaries and finding else how the story has moved on since today we rewind into a film about a remarkable doctor on a mission to cure blindness millions of people around the world suffer from blindness that makes difficult lives harder than ever it in many cases they condition could be easily cured most cases of cataract blindness occur in the developing world and often they go untreated simply because of poor access to medical facilities but in some of the most remote parts of napalm one of the world's poorest countries and i can revolution is on the way thanks to a doctor locally known as the go out of sight so effective as his technique that doctors from around the world come to naipaul to train with him from the 101 east series back in 2014 he is yahoo mail hands moving and beautiful film the gift of
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sight. the himalayas remote and wild. the pose mountains are renowned for their picturesque beauty. for the many people living in the shadows of its peaks this stunning splendid can't be seeing. 'd is a 70 year old grandmother living in the foothills of nepal's himalayan mountains. is 4000 feet above sea level with a view many would pay to see. ringback her
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4 years ago her world faded to black. 'd its toes as if something poked me in the right i and then it moved on to the left and say as a. mother. is blind in both eyes and lives her days immobilized by darkness and fear. her husband ring genies both her eyes and her feet. still her world is confined to the walls of this house. that. i used to plow the fields cuts grass and do a lot of work. now i can't even fetch water my husband has to do that. but a solution is within sight. as a form of blindness that is curable cataract blindness. across the country an
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estimated 150000 police struggle to see most a blind from catching rugs a clouding of the clear lens of the. dignity. but one doctor has made it his mission to help them see again. i've come to the to ganga institute of ophthalmology to meet the man locals call the god of sight. thanks son to kuwait is a world renowned expert in cataract surgery the 59 year old nepalese eye doctor has helped more than 100000 people to see his one dozens of awards and he's one of the world's leading up from ologists the doctor away still tries to give each of his patients some time even for basic ictus.
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the center in katmandu is not only a hospital but also a state of the factory. each year 350000 lenses outward used here for cataract patients and sold across the world. in the u.s. because $100.00 to many crack to just one lens here the cost only $3.00 to sell them for about $3.00 to go bust you know making false. i.d.'s to make money. may. help in fact make the millions of people who did the surgery if you believe them in a moment will come within the package of you having told my gaffer here.
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dr weight is not only producing cheap lenses he's also changing the lives of the country's poorest by providing free surgeries all over nepal. today he's preparing to take his clinic out on the road. dr await has invited me to join him and his daughter on this trip. we begin with a day's drive into the mountains. next morning a journey it's tough. it's a steep climb but this is familiar terrain for doctoral wait. he grew up in similar foothills in a remote village in east in nepal where he learned what it means to lose somebody to illness when he was a teenager his sister died of tuberculosis you know it was very mental in my life
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because she passed away in front of me and also i felt certain amount of an emptiness inside who know. a medical conditions like this can take away their ones from you so soon so i really felt that maybe this is a profession that i should take up. this will be the 1st i camp ever held in this region. the risk of getting a cataract rises in such high altitudes with prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays . this combined with poor nutrition and lack of basic medical care may catch wrecks the leading cause of preventable blindness in the developing world. after an 8 hour trek we arrive in the village of bondi. most of the people here assured that an
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ethnic group may. famous for climbing everest dr waitstaff arrived at head of us and have already begun setting up. the team is rushing to transform this unfinished building into a makeshift hospital it's all hands on deck to turn this room into a surgical stater everything is going to be sterilize the walls and floors scrubbed down in preparation for surgery tomorrow. some patients are still making their way to the camp. for. this surgery could change her life. that i'm extremely happy that the i camp is here in my village i really hope that the operation works and they'll be grateful for that. getting his wife to the i can is a challenge for e.g.
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he's too weak to carry his wife so his brother has come along to help. in the now sterilized operating theater dr await is getting ready for a long day he aims to complete at least 50 surgeries doctors in the west do only 10 to 15 on a busy day. i join him as he explains the small incision surgery technique he pioneered. from surface of immense this is like. the front. i know what i'm doing next to me is isolating the nucleus which is to be the nucleus from the back and take it out in one go like that incredible. what you're left now is the back shell of the beautifully intact. with the clouded damaged lens now removed
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dr a way to carefully slides in an artificial one of these technique requires no stitches . and this is the concept of the 1st the small and some surgery become self sealing . the surgery is over in less than 7 minutes and in less than 24 hours the patient will see again dr await spent years creating and perfecting the stitch for a surgical technique today his method is widely practiced around the world by doctors who travel to nepal to train under him and many come from developing countries like indonesia mean ma ethiopia and even north korea. not all of them speak good english so doctoral waits patiently guides them with hand auctions. and. work with. dr joyce clough dane is an eye doctor from a remote island in indonesia
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a recent medical graduate she's here for a month long training program with doctoral wait. still be able to do pieces independently now. for nearly perfecting the technique. to do about another 2000. the besides and susan. every year dr weight and he's tame train about 54 and i talk to. them learning under dr a weight is a lifelong dream. the devil with that my. doctorate is an amazing i don't know a good man who wants to share his knowledge with other eye doctors regardless of which country you come from. for dr joyce it's a steep learning curve. in indonesia i would operate on 2 to 3 patients a day where since i've arrived here i typically operate on night 10 patients daily
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. it's late afternoon and both doctors have been operating for more than 5 hours but the crowd outside desperate for their turn isn't easing up. finally it's turn. these cataracts are. going to mature but the help of a mature. and to burst out if she left her for longer would have been impossible to operate. it was a really good going to. was collinson this bloke. would
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probably be left with. an absolute blind eye. incredible. after a few minutes the surgery is done. but. the next morning back at the i camp anticipation and anxiety filled the air. people don't put. on normal. i had to no one seems as anxious as into mother i. just thought of whatever that other. men did the talk of the day of your own or are .

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