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be the hero of the world right ready. from museum to mosque a turkish court reverses the status of istanbul's famous. allowing the president to announce a return of worship. but from doha everyone on come out santa maria with the world news from al-jazeera food medicine and water they're all hanging in the balance for millions of syrians as the u.n. security council votes on extending aid deliveries into rebel terror. stuff from al jazeera is one of one east program a question by malaysian police over
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a documentary about the treatment of migrants. and the dutch government is to file legal action against russia over the downing of a passenger jet in eastern ukraine 6 years ago. so turkish court has ruled on the future of istanbul's ioseph ear and it will have significant cultural and diplomatic implications on the site and the country the 1500 year old you know sco world heritage sites been a museum for more than 85 years but just hours ago the court an old the decree that turned it from a mosque into a museum and then almost immediately the turkish president egypt time for one signed a new decree allowing muslim worship to resume the ice of fear is important in both islam and orthodox christianity it was a buys and in church for nearly a 1000 years before it originally became a mosque cynicus or is in istanbul for us she says this is a victory for turkey's president who's been pushing for the museum conversion. he
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was very prompt to answer that with the ritz in the green having posted on his twitter account and he's expected to have a nationwide speech televised speech in a couple of hours and this speech is specifically going to be about and it's named pose is status from museum. mosque yes people have been expecting this decision for a while has been on the debate for for the last couple of months especially and then geale n.g.o.s appeal to the top administration to the state council and the state council they decide that that in 1934 cabinet this is the big creek which turned. for almost 2 museums is invalid it's illegal because after the all time was conquered istanbul the conqueror. met the 2nd.
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establishments and the old ones and places like iowa sophia and other historical places that have been turned to mosque from churches they have been provided through these environments they restorations are in a way she is old they are services and he have a legacy saying that i shouldn't serve any other purpose than a mosque that's why people here have been celebrating especially after the top of the straight to court decision they have been in the it when we spoke to them they say that. the ultimate legacy is but of course the diplomatic implicate implications we are going to be very important. on to other news the world health organization's regional director for europe is visiting an area along the turkish border with syria doctor overseeing the delivery of essential medicine and supplies to civilians in northwest syria earlier he met turkish health officials to discuss
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the impact of the corona virus pandemic the 1st case of the outbreak was confirmed in the region on thursday meanwhile the result of a un security council vote on aid deliveries into northwest syria is expected shortly its current mandate expires on friday now russia has been pushing to limit cross border humanitarian supplies but aid agencies are warning of dire consequences for the millions of displaced syrians if diplomats can't come to an agreement priyanka gupta has more. from these makeshift shelters in italy province bear witness to the staggering human cost of syria's war now it's 10 pm. children who weren't born when the fighting began live with their families in one of the many counts for those displaced not once but many times the adults are mostly out of work. nearly 3000000 syrians in the last rebel controlled on cleave in the
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northwest depend on need to survive they are anxious about russia's efforts of the un security council to limit vital cross border liveries. the russian efforts to close the crossing is very very harmful for us this is not of any benefit to us it will prevent humanitarian aid we are living by that and we fight over it without its nothing will work we will die of hunger. supplies of united nations humanitarian aid from turkey into northwest syria is already restricted to 2 crossings russia wants to cut access to just one relief supplies from iraq in jordan have stopped since january because of russian and chinese opposition. what can we syrians expect from russia russia has done nothing but destroying displace us if it were not for the russian regime the war of russia and iran against us we would not be displaced in this carol. un even sees have been
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supplying lifesaving food and medicines to displaced syrians for the past 6 years and they want to keep the crossings open your energy is in general it's about 30 percent. so if. all the court ordered an action in next time. the star was just there to represent will go to the course and we know actually from. our experience with very dream in general they will not. abroad by any kind of or with the northwest syria. if labor ported its 1st corner virus infections the state aid agencies have warned of the catastrophic consequences of an operating in overcrowded camps in a province where more than 80 hospitals have been damaged in attacks since december . the dowry health crisis is coupled with a crippling financial crisis which has left the syrian pound nearly worthless and
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cause prices in shops to so aid agencies warn that access to border crossings is critical to avoid starvation and disease for millions of syrians crank up the al-jazeera. police in malaysia have finished questioning a team of al jazeera journalists their documentary 411 a stone the arrests of migrants during the coronavirus lockdown is being investigated for sedition and defamation 0 says journalists shouldn't be treated as criminals and denies the allegations of bias and inaccuracy by government ministers who refuse to be interviewed this report from bernard smith. the broadcasting of this video handcuffed and documented migrants being loaded into police vans in kuala lumpur seems to have hit a raw nerve with malaysia's government several officials have accused al-jazeera of trying to tarnish malaysia's image when i want to east investigates why so many
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foreigners being locked up in malaysia is locked down. on friday the police called in the want to warn east production team for questioning police say they're investigating the documentary for sedition defamation and violation of the communications of multimedia law the police are expected to file their report to the attorney general. we do not want to judge them but the attorney general's department after reviewing the documentary has determined that there were elements under the sedition act penal code and communications and multimedia. the documentary investigated why the coronavirus pandemic is forcing migrant workers into hiding captured immigration raids as they unfolded in real time i just 0 rejects allegations that the program was misleading or unfair. as well as the summons to the police there was an extreme
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online reaction which consisted of threats intimidation abuse and even death threats from people on social media. which was very concerning as well. the one i want to use team says repeated requests for interviews with government officials were declined or ignored instead they used a video from media conferences given by malaysia's defense minister they're going to record them back going to the but you know everybody. says al-jazeera should apologize to malaysians saying allegations of discrimination towards undocumented migrants are untrue. malaysian rights groups say that since the new government was elected in march it's become increasingly difficult for independent journalists to operate that. we've seen. in the. friendlier spaces basically for media especially media independent media especially being denied access to state press conferences al-jazeera is calling on the malaysian
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government to withdraw its criminal investigation. bernard smith. philippines politicians have rejected the license renewal of the country's largest broadcaster there were protests as the legislative committee overwhelmingly voted against a b.s.a. b.n. corporation's license renewal the decision can be appealed but if earned an early a government order to close the network the company's repeatedly been threatened by the president for its critical coverage rights groups say this is a major blow to media freedom in the philippines now the netherlands is taking russia to the european court of human rights for its alleged role in shooting down a malaysian airliner all 298 passengers and crew were killed when the jet was blown out of the sky over eastern ukraine 6 years ago the boeing triple 7 was flying over territory controlled by russian backed rebels the russians repeatedly denied any
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involvement in the militants many of the passengers they were dutch i am australian both those governments have held russia responsible correspondence that bassinet in amsterdam explaining the significance of the new case against russia. dutch foreign minister staff block has called the next an extraordinary step but he also said it was extraordinary that a plane with 298 people on board was shut down in july 2014 basically what the government is trying to do is to support the individual lawsuits that the more than $400.00 relatives of the passengers on board of that plane have filed at the european court for human rights basically the government wants to show that they are fully behind the $298.00 victims of 17 nationalities among them $196.00 dutch it is part of a very broad and white judicial fight the netherlands is fighting at the moment
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to give justice to these are people on board of that plane one of them is also tribunals are currently being held here in and near amsterdam where 4 suspects are on trial 3 russian former military and one ukrainian but they are sort of a low to middle rank and the relatives of victims have always said that they really want those responsible in the higher ranks and then they're talking about moscow probably the kremlin that they also want to be them to be held responsible so this step to the european court for human rights could be an important step to have to feel fulfilled that the wish. in the news ahead the top infectious disease expert in the u.s. says he hasn't briefed president donald trump 2 months. there is investigations unit uncovers how once a promise is a spurt in how huge violent song lyrics and friends.
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been robbed. he made around the gulf recently hopefully that humidity will ease a little as we go through the next couple of days but it's not going to be terrific it's hot and dry of course a little bit of cloud there just around a modern might see some just leave it some places afraid as we go through saturday but the west the weather will push a little further eastwards towards south asia draw adhoc behind 50 celsius on the cards for baghdad not too far off that here for kuwait and we're also looking to hire around with $38.00 in doha addictive of the a rather sticky conditions that we can expect over the next day or 2 similar temperature here as we go on through sunday a little more cloud just around the southern end of the arabian peninsula plenty of cloud across central parts of africa some big downpours there into the gulf of
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guinea once again much of nigeria now seeing some very heavy rain and we got some rather heavy rain in the forecast force and the gold pushing up into the gambia maybe even see some right into more tinier some parts of mali became a faso also seeing some very heavy rain that could lead to some localized flooding heavy showers long spells of rice spilling out of south sudan central african republic and on into the democratic republic of congo over the next i'll say because some wetter weather also into south africa if an east. frank assessments tourism income stream is dead in the water what's been the result seen perching go up quite significantly informed opinions there has been a very aggressive political rhetoric that has become very normal in israeli society in-depth analysis of the day's global headlines it's time for diplomacy gives us a country not only to be seen to grady but he's threatening the lady with all
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continues inside story on al-jazeera. oh. these are the top stories this hour on al-jazeera turkey's president has signed a decree to turn the i.s.o. fia back into a mosque earlier the top administrative court ruled the building's conversion to a museum back in the night until his was a lot. millions of internally displaced syrians are bracing for a un security council vote on cross border aid to difference the current mandate expires on friday russia's push to limit humanitarian supplies aid agencies those
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say vital links to syrians must remain. and police in malaysia have finished questioning a team of al-jazeera journalists there at 101 east documentary on the arrests of migrants during the coronavirus lockdown is being investigated for sedition and defamation al-jazeera denies the allegations of bias and inaccuracy. coronavirus news now on the top u.s. infectious disease expert says he hasn't briefed president donald trump in 2 months and hasn't seen him in person since the start of june this is of course dr anthony found she we're talking about he told the financial times trump was incorrect in claiming 99 percent of cases were harmless trump publicly criticized on fox news on thursday the us role is seeing a resurgence of covert 19 with at least 6 states seeing a record single day rise in cases. kimberly hawkins our white house correspondent hi kimberly generally those who question donald trump those who go against what he
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says he says and do so publicly they don't last too long do they but anthony has been around for a while and he's and he's guarded quite a following. yeah i believe he's worked under 6 presidents i'd have to double check that but the point is that he's been around as long as live lives in washington which is more than 20 years it speaks to just how well liked he is on both sides of the aisle he's highly respected as one of the top infectious disease specialist in the united states and of course he's on the court of ira's task force so that's why it's raising eyebrows when he was close to has actually spoken directly to president trump although he acknowledges he believes his messages are being delivered but the 2 men haven't really sit down face to face in more than a month and that's really a story this started to gain traction here in the united states because as you point out there are a number of states that are particularly concerning but just last week 33 states saw increases in their covert 1000 cases so when you only have 50 states that's
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a pretty high number more than half and the concern is that these men maybe are not communicating and that means not serving the american public as the u.s. president is to be leading this coronavirus response now the president for his part and they have been publicly you know disagreeing with one another in the past it hasn't just happened in the last week it's been going on back and forth for some time donald trump has said anthony found she is a nice man but he's made a lot of mistakes and you pointed out the mistake that the president's made and that is that saying that 99 percent of covert $1000.00 cases are harmless but we know that's not true in the anthony found she's had to do some cleanup on that essentially saying what he told the president through some indirect messaging was that there is a one percent mortality rate but we know that tens of thousands of americans are hospitalized every day as a result of this virus so it's it's not harmless and in fact infects
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a lot of people in the united states disproportionately communities of color especially if they have high blood pressure or diabetes so the concern is that this information when there is very. 1st wave of fear of a 2nd wave in the fall going on that these 2 men are communicating now we should point out one of the hot spots is southern florida and that's where the president has gone to speak again not wearing a mask why is he there right now well he's there for a fundraiser he's hoping to make about $10000000.00 from this fundraiser after be outraised by his opponent joe biden consecutively for the last 2 months thank you kimberly and i did check you right absolutely right 6 presidents since reagan in 1984 that white house correspondent. russia's top diplomat says he's not optimistic about his country on the u.s. extending their last remaining arms control agreement the 2010 pact which puts limits on their nuclear arsenals is due to expire in february 2021 in the last year
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both nations withdrew from the 1987 intermediate range nuclear forces treaty. with the nuclear the risks have significantly increased recently the situation in the sphere of international strategic stability is obviously on the downward path the reasons are also obvious to everyone the us wants to return themselves to global domination and a proud of the victory in what they call rivalry of superpower states they refuse the term strategic stability and call it strategic rivalry and in this rivalry they want to win at any cost the president of kazakhstan is threatening to sack is entire cabinet if the corona virus outbreak there isn't brought under control the country and its 2nd covered 19 lock down on sundays following a spike in cases because it's done has around 55000 infections and 260 deaths critics say the true number that was likely not much higher. whom initially committed i don't remember the recommendations requirements of the minister of
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health should be the priority for all of the members of government demands the minister of health has a special status an order to the government to mayors offices ensures the provision of daily reporting and information in combating the pen demick to the ministry i hope the current situation will improve in 2 weeks otherwise we must raise the question of the government's work practice in its current form. health workers in sri lanka are scrambling to contain a sudden increase in infections a rehabilitation facilities now reported a cluster of almost 340 cases the center is the locks down and contact tracing is underway after an employee went away. and now fernandez with more now from colombo . the huge spike in the number of corona cases overnight literally 10 percent of the national tour group has been quite a shock for the government the source of this a drug rehabilitation center in the cargo but for 5 hours outside the capital colombo now the government anxious to see that contract traces everyone why the
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move through these centers or in some cases as zeroing in on members of staff who have gone off on holidays like the lady that we had in not she was brought in tested positive and now obviously families that have come into contact with her or those on the isolation now obviously for sri lanka which kept. a strong handle on the situation i mean certainly going by the officials they manage the people he says for a long long time to have a bed minimum knowledge that he's the reason this is so much of a concern but beyond that we even have public health officials making some dial warnings. saying that unless some stringent action is taken in for some tough times . in order to control covert 19 laws must be brought in to create
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a disciplined society we have been asking for specific quarantine laws but they haven't been introduced if this isn't done all control measures including around the upcoming elections will be a challenge we are stressing that we cannot continue to put our officers in danger and may have to withdraw from the studio. and. as you can see. very much business as usual with. schools. all the. couple of weeks. from now we have a general election and the government obviously doesn't want to see. all of these things. before the fact that.
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india's most populous state is back into lockdown as the country deals with rising infections there the restrictions will stay in place over the weekend through monday morning more than 1200 new cases were reported in the state of a professional. and nationwide india recorded more than 26000 new infections in the past which is a record high. of course over and serbia have held their 1st talks and 18 months they've agreed to continue with the sponsored initiative diplomatic ties broke off 2 years ago after a disagreement over tariffs but as charlie rangel on our expense this dispute has lasted for decades. what started as kosovo's bid for independence from serbia escalated into open conflict. and was brought to an end by nato air strikes in 1909. soon after hundreds of thousands of course of refugees poort into neighboring countries telling of massacres both
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sides were accused of war crimes 6 serbian officials were found guilty and last month the course of a president. was indicted on war crimes charges. today kosovo is willing to almost invisible the country declared independence in 2008 but a type of cold war continues with serbia repeatedly blocking kosovo as attempts to join the united nations the european union has spent 9 years trying to normalize relations between the 2 sides with little progress in 2018 talks stalled completely . since then angela merkel and emanuel have led countless efforts to smooth over differences and restart the dialogue recently some success the cost of a removing its 100 percent trade tariffs on serbia but in return pristina wants belgrade to finally recognize its independence if serbia does that it wants
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membership to the e.u. . i believe that at the end of the mandate of the next government we will complete negotiations for membership with the european union which means that it would be realistic to become a member of the european union in 2026 that is my hope that is my belief president trump was hoping to be the new mediator needing a diplomacy win before november's election but president that she was indicted for war crimes just days before the meeting that she says there is no evidence he broke the law and hinted he believes the timing of the indictment is not a coincidence i don't call it that statement blew up and rendered impossible of very important meeting at the white house thereby giving a strong blow to the opportunity of achieving peace between kosovo and serbia on monday he will face questions from prosecutors in the hague the now the e.u.
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has wrestled back control of mediation efforts the e.u. and we could be repeating it all the time is very committed to continue our engagement as a facilitator of of the dialogue between great and prishtina but we are not the ones who are dictating who are our interlocutors on thursday the bloc who mediate the 1st high level meeting between the 2 sides since november 28th and perhaps make progress on one of europe's most intractable disputes. sudan's passed a law which now makes female genital mutilation a crime the u.n. says nearly 9 out of every 10 girls in the country for victim to what's known as f.p.m. or genital cutting people who perform the operation now face up to 3 years in prison and a fine justice ministry says the practice undermines the dignity of women. south korea's former president park geun hye has had a 32 year prison sentence for corruption reduced by 10 years the 1st female
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president was impeached 3 years ago following widespread protests convicted of bribery embezzlement and abuse of power pop denies any wrongdoing and hasn't attended a trial since october 2017 how does there is investigative units uncovered hundreds of pages on facebook used by white supremacists to promote racist views and they do so through violent song lyrics facebook's dealing with a boycott from major advertisers who want the social media giant to be tougher on hate filled content on bozeman reports. in 2019 facebook made a public commitment to stop white supremacist content on its platform but out as 0 investigative unit has discovered that this content is still online and just a view clicks away.
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out to 0 as investigation uncovered more than $100.00 pages belonging to black metal music bands record labels and promoter all affiliated to white supremacists and using facebook to spread their ideology one band mixed the muslim call to prayer with gunshots. facebook claims to find nearly 90 percent of the hate speech before it's reported but out is 0 discovered page is containing racist content that have existed for years.
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white supremacists have always used extreme music whether that be hardcore punk or in this case black metal as a recruitment opportunity for them social media has completely changed the way in which people come into contact with far right use and far right materials in this case far right music. facebook's algorithm tailors your search results to your interests if you land on pages that contain anti semitic imagery nazi symbols or black face then facebook will direct you to more pages with similar content. following the black lives matter protests in the united states some of the biggest brands in the world have begun boycotting the site urging it to crack down hard on hate speech. in response to our investigation facebook told al-jazeera unfortunately 0 tolerance doesn't mean 0 incidents and added we have removed 3
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pages for breaking our rules and reviewing the remaining 2 against our policies. facebook wants to be seen as a tech company promoting free expression but there are growing calls for it to place its content in a similar way to media organizations so i'm in bozeman al-jazeera. has protesters continue to demand police reform across the united states after george floyd's killing ethics experts are arguing police whistleblowers need greater protection in denver for example an internal affairs investigator says she is paying the price for speaking up against police misconduct. and story. survey once video from march of last year shows a police officer punching an inmate in a wheelchair the man allegedly spit on the officer at the end the day your response
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should be a strike when you're dealing with in a way that is handcuffed it was leg honored who is elderly that was just released from the hospital and was in a wheelchair brittany erie art was a special agent with the u.s. state department for nearly a decade now she works for the city of denver where she investigates police misconduct. you have to say. how do you know thank you. i do my i didn't say i'm not sure i was the one area it's office the public integrity division recommended the denver sheriff's department terminate the officer for lying but that didn't happen instead city leaders rejected the findings and let the officer keep his job i was in disbelief and i think everybody else that was involved in the case was in disbelief because you know we have video evidence you can't refute that video evans says she complained to her boss but nothing happened then she went to the press i mean
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that's just who i am and when i say something wrong i say something soon after she was put on administrative leave a spokeswoman for the denver department of public safety says area is under investigation for sharing confidential information and the department stands by its police discipline process protesters across the country have called for a change to the good old boys culture of american policing in which a whistle blowing is discouraged and loyalty is demanded they say the recent killing of george floyd only makes obvious the harm in allowing officers with abusive track records to return to the streets it's a code of silence today the idea that. law enforcement officers.

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