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>> an interim president is sworn into office in egypt just hours after mohamed morsi was deposed by the military. i'm jane dutton with your world news. also ahead, bolivia's president arrives home after his plane was stopped in europe and he gets an apology from france. membersbetween feuding between nelson mandela's family is followed -- finally result. >> i'm in canada's pipeline capital, alberta, where they are hoping approval of the
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controversial keystone pipeline is coming, and soon. less than 24 hours after the army deposed egypt democratically elected leader, and interim president has been sworn in. the hell -- head of the military said mohamed morsi fail to meet the demands of the egyptian people. the new man at the top is relatively unknown internationally but is one of egypt's longest serving judges. caroline malone reports. >> egypt officially has a new interim president. he was sworn in in a ceremony attended by the general assembly and the defense chief. toi swear by almighty god uphold the republican system and to respect the constitution and the law, and to safeguard the interests of the people and to protect the nation's independence and editorial integrity. >> earlier he was sworn in as
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head of the constitutional court as well. his predecessor term ran out sunday. when it was confirmed on wednesday that the military was back in charge, terrier square --tahrir square corrupted. protesters calling for the country's first democratic elected president. demonstrators listened where they could to hear the minister of defense who was flanked by leaders and announce that morsi was no longer in power. >> this roadmap includes the following. constitution indefinitely. the supreme just as of the exhibition of court will a presidential election. the supreme -- chief justice of the supreme constitutional court -- in the interim period until a new president is elected. >> city where supporters of
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mohamed morsi have gathered -- gathered in thousand, there was anger and frustration. , swore an hearing oath to protect their country. morsi is thought to have been detained along with several other senior members of his muslim brotherhood party. people took to the streets here to prove that their first experience with mark d'arcy in egypt -- a military coup against the constitution. >> this latest crisis has gripped egyptians. the divisions were played out violently in the streets of alexandria. egypt's army, which has maintained a grip over the country since 1952, made its presence felt in the streets and the skies. and again by staging this group, it is showing that two years after revolution it appears to remain the most powerful voice in egyptian politics. the interim leader now takes over as president of a country
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divided. her line malone, al jazeera. reportertalk to our joining us live from cairo. any idea what the pro-morsi camp is going to do? >> well, according to what they have been saying all along, they see this as a military coup. they still see president morsi -- but opposed president morsi, rather, as the leader, the legitimate leader of this country. we have not heard from them what they plan to do, whether to fight it in court or try to do anything else. but today the supporters of president morsi are a group that feels humiliated, they feel that their revolution has been stolen from them. they also live in fear of retaliation not only on the street level as we have seen over the past few days -- fierce battles between the two sides, but there have been already
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arrest of the former speaker of the parliament. the judiciary this morning issued two arrest warrants against the supreme guide of the brotherhood and his deputy, very powerful men who were always believed to to be running the presidency. at least that was the belief of the opposition. in the hours to come, they are looking very closely at what is happening, and probably they are fearing some sort of witch hunt. they say they will be going back to prison. they fear that the old days of oppression against them will return in force. a lot of wariness and anxiety among them. >> we were just hearing from reuters the sala fist movement is warning the followers to get off the streets for safety. i suppose that really is the concern now. how is this going to be played
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out on the streets and what can be done to reconcile the country. >> well, certainly it is a concern. if we base it on anything that happened over the past week, whether it is in cairo to some extent, but more outside of the capital, there have been very fierce battles between the two sides. so, obviously now they fear that the opposition, emboldened by success and emboldened by the fact it achieved its goals might go a bit, as i said earlier, a "with at against anyone beard" on the streets. also to be said, not all of the salafi groups have been backing president morsi. one of the most powerful parties have actually called for early presidential election, which is basically seen as them siding with the opposition, even though they never took part in the
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protests on the streets. it --not so clear-cut as as one might think. that.nk you for international reaction has been coming into these dramatic events in egypt. the united states says it will review the $1.5 billion it gives to egypt every year in the wake of morsi ossie overthrew. u.s. senator, practically he, chairman of the senate that overseas aid, says egypt's military leaders say they have no intent or desire to govern and i hope to make good on the promise. in the meantime, u.s. aid is cut off when a democratically elected government is deposed by military coup or decree. the king of saudi arabia says we strongly shake hands with the men of all the armed forces -- bashar al-assad has praised the crew -- coup. he said what is happening in
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egypt, political islam -- he says anyone -- the syrian government considered -- continue its weakland --barton ofhoms -- weekend .t's bombardment of homs after taking a strategic town. of the first cities to rise up against al-assad. it has seen some of the worst fighting in the two and a half year conflict in syria's opposition coalition is meeting in turkey to elect a new president. the acting leader is expected to get the job. other contenders include senior figures. the opposition has been criticized for failing to unite ahead of those peace talks in geneva. france has apologized to bolivia for refusing to allow the president's jet into its airspace.
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resident morality has arrived back in bolivia to a hero's welcome. several european countries expected u.s. whistleblower edward snowden was on board. south american leaders are planning an emergency meeting over the issue. this is an open provocation to the continent and on the presidency and its people. they have tried to intimidate us. i just want to say that you will never intimidate us. you are never going to scare us, because we are a people with unity and sovereignty. >> jacky rowland has more from paris. >> the diplomatic fallout over this incident involving the bolivian president airplane is continuing. the french foreign minister has now apologized to his bolivian counterparts among blaming the whole incident on what he described as an administrative mishap. it is really the culmination of by frenchudging
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officials, who first of all claimed efficiently the bolivian airplane had been given permission to enter french airspace. only by the end of the day to be admitting there had in fact been an official delay, which they delayed on an lack of accurate information as to whose airplane it exactly was. he and while, the fallout over the spying allegations has been continuing, and there has been a telephone conversation between the u.s. president and the german chancellor. the white house said at the end of the conversation it was agreed that german and u.s. security officials would meet in the coming to discuss the of bucking andts information tapping and to look at working together to continue to work together to combat what was described as global security threats. what is also at stake here are upcoming trade talks between europe and the u.s. to try to create an enormous trade zone, free trade zone.
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there is a lot of economic interests on both sides of the atlantic to see those talks go ahead as planned. filipinoso come, working overseas say they were abused by their own embassy staff. plus, fears and portugal that as -- that economic problems could affect a whole generation. >> top stories on al jazeera. there is a new leader in egypt. adly mansour has been stored in, the replace mohamed morsi who was received -- removed by the army. the new leadership has ordered the arrest of a near muslim brotherhood figures. government forces are continuing their weeklong bombardment of homs. meanwhile opposition leaders are meeting in turkey to choose a new leader. france has apologized to bolivia for refusing to allow president morales's jet to use the heirs ace while it blame the u.s. of
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rerouting the airplane on suspicion whistleblower edward snowden was on board. more on the military coup in egypt. assistant professor of government at georgetown university here in doha said the army has been able to prevent serious conflict between supporters and opponents of mohamed morsi. isin the future, if there another election down the road, how will the muslim brotherhood fair. they are still very well organized, and vice versa, opposition is not. it is very fragmented. it might be the case that in a future election, the muslim brotherhood and islamist forces may still gain 30% or 40%. when i saw these demonstrations yesterday, the two camps, it reminded me of lebanon, which in 2005 we have a showdown between march 8 and the march 14 groups, sunni christian alliance against the shiite syrian alliance, if you will. that divide was there.
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all of these countries, i think, i going to a similar phenomenon. now egypt, two. we never thought civil war was a possibility in the egypt. it does have the starkly divided camps, and the fear was of course yesterday of civil war was -- but that was avoided, due to the army. the army has to play a balancing role, as it has in lebanon. the army in lebanon is much more fragile but in all of these states it plays a critical role of securing security or not of the states. >> you can find plenty more of the event logging on to our website, al jazeera.com, for much more analysis. look on the spotlight page. profiles of maine players, -- of the main players, all on aljazeera.com. south african worker started moving the remains of three of nelson mandela's children to their original gravesite. the re-burials marked the end of a legal battle between his
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grandson and other family members. a court in south africa has ordered the graves of three of nelson mandela's children to be exhumed. two years ago mandela's grandson at the dodd is dug up in a village women nelson mandela grew up. he then have them moved to mandela's birthplace. it is believed mandela wants to be buried next to his children. a court statement filed by more than a dozen of his family members says his health is parentless and he is assisted in breathing by life support machine. this is his fourth week in the hospital and people are still leaving flowers and cards wishing him well. but the family dispute has shocked and angered a lot of people. >> it could not have come at a worse moment. even the context of the feud is very, very strange for us. it is so sad to think that bodies who had remained in the ground had to be moved without, it seems, proper authority, and
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now the same remains have to be brought back here to this, i think, is a tragedy for the mandela family at a time they do not need more tragedy in their life. be one thing, so that the old man should not get more worries. he should get well. thehree mandela children judge ordered exhumed and reburied are an infant girl who died in 1948, a boy who died in a car crash in 1959, and his elder son who died of an aids related illness in 2005. as people across the world wish mandela a speedy recovery, his grandson says he will fight the court's decision. has agreed to reopen talks with south korea. there are still issues to be worked out, but it is a sign that tense relations between the two countries could be easing. let's get the very latest from this from the correspondent
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insole. what are you -- details are you getting, harry? >> let's have a quick look at the chronology. on wednesday, some of the business people who own operations inside the kaesong joint industrial project just inside north korea territory asked to be allowed him to recover some of the sheep -- machinery they were worried about with the impending rainy season. north korea said, yes, please come in. and they at least started answering again the red hot -- red cross hotline between the government. they said don't talk to the business people, talk to us, we want to talk to you saturday. waiting for a response from the north korean side. what the response was, according to the unification ministry, was that north korea wanted to have those talks not at the truce village not on the border, right on the demarcation line which was the south korea suggestion,
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but actually in the kaesong joint industrial zone itself, and it wanted to have the business people join the talks as well, or at least be there at the same time. apparently the south koreans are not happy with that proposal so they came back with their own counter proposal of having a talk right there with the theures that you can see of customs point inside the south korean territory where the cars and trucks that used to service the kaesong joint industrial complex used to go through. we are deep into the horsetrading. the pre-talks, preamble, if you like, but there are positive side -- signs of that the both sides are engaging in exactly what will happen saturday if the talks to proceed. but we do have a remember just last month there was supposed to be a very high-profile breakthrough, if like, ministerial level government to government series of talks of a collapsed on the eve of the day they were supposed to happen. so, this is not a done deal yet. impact ofus of the the standoff between these two countries and why the kaesong is so important. is really the last
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vestige of the sunshine years of the early 2000's. it was a very important symbol of cooperation between north and south korea, the only one lefty really. and for north korea, it was a very important source of foreign hard currency. $90 million a year it was thought to have taken in through kaesong. the problem for north korea -- the south koreans, is it could not sacrifice kaesong. and at the time of extremely heightened tensions between the two countries the spring, north korea did with -- what many thought they would not do and pulled out the workers april 9 from the kaesong joint industrial zone. south korea, in response, pulled out its managers. since then we have had the standoff. although relations have warned someone since the -- when they found themselves earlier this year. kaesong has still been shattered. both side, it seems, are willing to try to get it back up and running.
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>> thank you. indonesians in an province are searching the rubble after wednesday's magnitude six .1 earthquake. landslides triggered by the quake blocked roads and damaged hundreds of buildings. people have left their homes for fear of aftershocks. at least 24 people were killed and hundreds injured. the philippine government has promised to investigate allegations embassy officials sexually abused filipino workers in the middle east. a report from manila. home, a search for justice. these women are filing complaint against philippine government official in saudi arabia who they say sexually abused them. earlier this year, michelle ran away from her employer and went to the philippine embassy for help. she says she was sexually molested by the embassies labor act cachet and was then told she would only get a ticket home if she had sex sex with an associate of the official. i wanted to support my
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family, but i was mistreated by someone from my own country. it was a government official. they look down on us workers, thinking they can get away with everything. >> to other women have made similar complaints and amanda accused, who denied the accusations, has been returned to the philippines. but more allegations of sexual of it -- abuse by embassy officials in the middle east have been reported in the national media. the philippine labor office says it is shocked to find a report but believes its officials are being found guilty prematurely. >> when it came out in the papers, the officials involved have already been crucified in the public him in the public eye. but they still have their story. and we are still very much concerned about the process. >> more than 2 million filipinos are working abroad. each year they send more and then 20 billion u.s. dollars home, remittances vital for the
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economy. despite their contributions, many overseas workers say the philippine government does little to help them. while thousands come home with stories of mistreatment by their employers, these latest accusations involve those whose job it is to protect them. the philippine government has promised to conclude its investigation quickly. before -- for the victims, they hope it also means that the administration would finally address exploitation of stranded overseas workers. >> india's government launched a $22 billion welfare scheme to get cheap food to hundreds of millions of people. the government will sell subsidized wheat and rice to two thirds of the population. the government sidestepped are the men to implement the program. the ruling congress party is being criticized for trying to gain political points ahead of elections next year. critics of the scheme also say it not take everyone into account. >> single women who are poor,
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disabled, old women, old men, i don't think all of these things have been taken into consideration. so, it is a right step, but a very small step. >> portugal's president has called for immediate talks on the future of the government after two prominent ministers resigned. the political crisis has affected markets, renewing fears across the eurozone. our reporter has more from lisbon. portugal's problems have brought the communists onto the street. they are a minority but they capture the mood of the movement, that the parties and the government have let the people down. always told,e are hate uncertainty. but there is plenty of that in portugal right now. and so the stock market has fallen and the country's borrowing costs are up. >> this is the worst case for investors. not knowing what is going to happen. >> the politicians spend the day
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in meetings. someone to hold the from the coalition together. others think it is time for new elections. this newspaper editor told me that the cost of political instability may force portugal to go back to european governments to ask for more emergency assistance. these crisis,of we may have to negotiate a second bailout. that will mean that we almost overthrew -- overthrow what we accomplished so far in the two years of austerity. >> portugal's politicians are discovering that it is almost impossible to force through a harsh austerity program and yet keep enough popular support to stay in power. leaders in several other european countries face exactly the same guy lemma. and that is what gives or jiggles crisis a relevant way beyond its borders. whatever the outcome of this
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political crisis, a younger generation feels its future has already been damaged. many face the prospect of years of unemployment, or perhaps immigration to faster growing economies abroad. a proposed pipeline between canadian and u.s. refineries on the gulf of mexico has faced stiff opposition from environmentalists. they say production of vast petroleum reserves will accelerate climate change. canada ranks third in terms of the world's proven crude oil reserves, just after saudi arabia and venezuela. thef december 2012, province of alberta has about 170 billion barrels of oil or about 11% of world reserves of 99% of canada's reserves are found in alberta. in the first of our three part series, we look at the growing reliance on canada's energy exports. awaiting a president's decision, fields on both sides of the border are stacked with
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pipes. once in the ground, they will take root from alberta's oil sands to u.s. refineries more than 800,000 barrels a day. the company building the keystone xl pipeline says it has waited five years for approval, and that is long enough. >> oilsands reduction is going from about 2 million barrels a day to day to over 6 million barrels a day over the next 15 years. so, canada needs to find ways to get that oil to market. and frankly, markets need to find ways to get that canadian oil to them. >> mining crude from the on no fan requires huge amount -- from the oilsands, the quietude energy, increasing greenhouse gases even before refining and consumption. environmentalists say the u.s. presidents pipeline decision should be part of a larger plan to cut our been a mission. the think you see environmental community realize strategically by addressing pipeline to they can put
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pressure on governments and industry and force the conversation that still is not unfortunately happening. >> simply put, canada badly needed the extra money that will flow from the pipeline. right now, alberta oil goes the midwest u.s. refineries where prices are a lot lower than those on the gulf of mexico. illias of dollars a year are at stake, and shipping the oil -- billions of dollars a year are at stake in shipping but we'll by truck or other means simply does not have the same economic benefits for canada. >> what keystone will allow is for us to essentially double the production in the next 10 years, and that is important in terms of overall revenue not only to the jurisdiction i live in, all birdie, but also the entire country. >> this is where the newest phase of keystone begins if president barack obama agrees. after delaying a decision during last election, he is on -- under pressure to make up his mind soon. depending on who you listen to, either the fate of canada's economy or the future of the environment hinges on the
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outcome. by some estimates, nearly 70% of all north american oil i it -- either flows through here or is handled by one of the companies involved in the tanks and pipelines behind me. that is a quantity that is set to soar. the keystone xl pipeline is approved -- if the keystone xl pipeline is approved and built. >> the man credited with the invention of the computer mouse died at the age of 88. infirst demonstrated it 1968. back then it was a cubic device with two rolling discs, but due to patent rules, he did not profit much from his invention.
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