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all of us say we want an independent investigation our resolution achieves that goal russia's does not. a stalemate on syria as u.n. beds by the u.s. and russia to investigate chemical attacks fail to go through. let them work on this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up a shaky relationship grows stronger donald trump welcomes castle's amir less than a year after accusing doha of financing terrorism plus. and i'm sorry. i started. i run it and i'm responsible for what happens here. mistakes says he faces questioning on privacy breaches. and
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a patch of land for a makeshift home we follow one of the thousands of desperate families who fled the democratic republic of congo. rival proposals from the u.s. and russia to investigate chemical weapons attacks in syria have failed to pass in the un security council both sides called for new inquiries but a u.s. plan would have assigned blame. dozens of people died in a suspected chemical attack in the town of duma on saturday mike hanna reports from the united nations. yet another security council session on syria and yet another veto. the twelfth exercised by russia since the conflict began twelve members were in favor of a u.s. led proposal to set up an independent body that would investigate chemical attacks and identify perpetrators voters old reconstitute and similar cli this is
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a moment of truth a vote that we are faced with today so i would call upon each of the members of the security council speaking on behalf of france to take proper stock of what is at stake here and to live up to their responsibilities and to the us vote in favor of the american draft resolution raised as the day was the council continue to split into a russian proposal for an investigative mechanism fails to get the mind votes needed to pass the u.s. not even needing to veto and an explanation of how it differed in two ways from the u.s. led resolution the key point is our resolution guarantees that any investigations will truly be independent russia's resolution gives russia itself the chance to choose the investigators and then to assess the outcome there's nothing independent about that. the tone of discussion was no listen big than in previous
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sessions the russian ambassador repeating his assertion that the us and its allies were seeking a pretext to take unilateral action against the syrian government. if you take the decision to carry out an illegal military adventure and we do hope that you will come to your senses well then you will have to bear responsibility for you so. what you're trying to do is plan to resolutions that has been on the show for a long time in order to find a pretext in the course of the session all members expressed support for the fact finding mission of the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons or p.c. w which will investigate this past weekend's alleged attack the key issue though while the o.p.c. w. is empowered to establish whether or not a chemical attack took place it has no mandate to identify the state or non-state actors that may have been responsible. for a second russian proposal failed to pass an apparently non-controversial resolution
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supporting the work of the opi c.w. failed to get the necessary votes those opposed to pointing out the chemical watchdog was already at work arguing such a resolution was superfluous and at the end of the stay so two it appears for the security council. i can a united nations the global calico weapons watchdog has accepted an invitation from syria's government to visit the site of saturday's suspected chemical attack and duma there was a shoo in for prohibition of chemical weapons says a fact finding mission will be deployed shortly syrian aid workers say at least sixty people were killed many of them children and more than one thousand and. robert ford is a former u.s. ambassador to syria he says the presence of weapons inspectors could stop the u.s. from taking action. if the syrian government were to let them in to do an investigation on the ground it might complicate the timing of an american led
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military action. the investigators are not on the ground yet but once they are on the ground it will be difficult for the americans to strike first without waiting for the investigators to at least have the opportunity to speak and the u.n. says it's alarmed by what it calls the spiraling number of people fleeing the syrian enclave of east and it says more than one hundred thirty thousand have left in the past four weeks a third of them now living in shelters in the damascus countryside for the same number of women children and elderly or an overcrowded camps nearby after being screened by government authorities as well as denying its forces were behind an attack on a syrian airbase iran says seven iranians were killed in air strikes on the test military base on monday at blames israel for the attack in homes and warns it will not go without
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a response but israel's defense minister says tel of if was not responsible and the lawyer shown for me to cover i don't know what happened no who was responsible for the attack on the airbase the only thing i do know is that we will deny the run to establish any kind of existence in syria no matter what it takes we don't have any other option is accepting the existence of iran and syria is accepting a rope around our neck. the gulf diplomatic crisis was on the white house agenda of on tuesday the u.s. president hosted cattles amassing the relationship between the two countries as working very well bob barr reports from washington. a crucial moment for the emir of qatar he meets the man who just a few months ago publicly sided with his country's we gen y. balls but in the white house a clear sign of chopped being turned in march it's a great honor to have the amir of qatar with us it's a friend of mine knew it long before i entered the world of politics he's
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a great gentleman very popular in his country his people love him we're working on unity in that part of the middle east and i think it's working out very well this country is under blockade by saudi arabia the u.a.e. egypt and bahrain reiterated his commitment to build a strong relationship with washington our economy partnership is more than one hundred twenty five billion and our aim and goal is to double it in the next coming years our military. cooperation is very solid very strong as everybody knows that the heart of fighting terrorism is from a low data base last year donald trump accused qatar alone of financing extremism. he says all of the gulf rivals have a part to play those countries are stopping the funding of terrorism that includes u.a.e. it includes saudi arabia it includes guitar and others who have now become
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a very big advocate we appreciate. the events in syria also near the top of the edge and the u.s. administration is said to be seriously considering as riots following alleged chemical attacks by syrian army in duma on the outskirts of damascus the president and the india. one in blaming syria's for the alleged atrocity and seventy years of war we can't tolerate with a war criminal record to tolerate was someone who could more than half a million of his own people and this matter should and immediate but u.s. officials are concerned they own going d.c.c. crisis could undermine coordinated bush and the syrian conflict there's still talk of trump leading a summit meeting to the almost year long diplomatic standoff but divisions among
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the rivals persist this is a significant moment for the emir of qatar months ago president trump singled out qatar accusing it of funding extremism now the emir of qatar is being commanded by the same president and top u.s. military commanders for fighting terrorism and promoting stability in the middle east. washington d.c. the french president is urging saudi arabia to end the war in yemen have held talks with the saudi crown prince bomb had been solved in paris acronis press concerned that the humanitarian situation in yemen and says france will host a conference on the issue in the coming weeks facebook founder and chief executive has admitted making mistakes as he testified for nearly five hours in the u.s. congress about says he's sorry about the privacy data breach at the social media giants. reports from washington d.c. . ditching his favorite group t. shirts for a suit this was a polish to facebook c.e.o.
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with a performance to match mark zuckerberg apologized for the massive data breach that impacted eighty seven million users worldwide we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility and that was a big mistake and it was my mistake and i'm sorry but the importance of this appearance was not lost on senator it should be a wake up call for the tech community. we want to hear more without delay about what facebook and other companies plan to do to take greater responsibility for what happens on their platforms with the core issue was summed up with one question from democrat to victor but mr zucker bird would you be comfortable sharing with us the name of the hotel you stayed in last night. no. mark zuckerberg was called in front of the senate after it was discovered millions of users data was improperly obtained by you key piece political
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consultancy cambridge analytics the use that information to target ads to help donald trump's presidential campaign and the bricks that referendum in the u.k. the facebook founder says steps will be taken to ensure such a data breach can never happen again but one senator asked if he was ready to follow through on that promise i believe you have all the talent my question is whether you have all the will to help us solve this problem yes senator do you believe the european regulation should be applied here in the us regardless of whether we implement the exact same regulation i would guess that it would be somewhat different because we have somewhat different sensibilities perhaps the most contentious exchange came when republican ted cruz accused facebook of political bias are you aware of any ad or page that has been taken down from planned parenthood senator i'm not but let me just ask and i believe i'm going to work sorry about move on dot org i'm not specifically aware of about any democratic candidate for office. i'm not specifically aware i mean no i'm not and i'm not sure
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mark zuckerberg revealed facebook is looking into potential russian links to the cambridge analytical breach and also that the company has cooperated with special counsel robert mueller who's investigating possible collusion between the russians and donald trump's presidential campaign mark zuckerberg spent the weekend preparing for this appearance and it showed he'll no fees members in the u.s. house at a separate hearing on wednesday with the threat of greater regulation for the entire tech industry standing on the other side of that performance alan fischer al-jazeera on capitol hill. still ahead here on al-jazeera sitting uncomfortably the anxiety over whether the u.s. presence poised to fire the special counsel investigation and that action meddling . plus the. end of the clamping down on descends the growing fares and azerbaijan at one family's grip on political power.
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from the waves of the south. to the contours of the east. hello it's still raining in tajikistan and northern afghanistan that frontal system is long leash deedes fadia way they can see there's more cloud behind me and that's the spinning system slowly dying in the eastern side of the mediterranean producing rain for southern turkey northern syria south of that the sun's back out again only nineteen in jerusalem you'll notice thirty three is a contrast in baghdad and the still cloud hidden through the eastern side of saudi kuwait and bahrain that's produced a few thunderstorms recently i think it's on the way out now but it's still there as a form of cloud and the showers now are showing themselves in eastern side of iraq thermite or when the red particular further south it's been bringing the dust in
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from the northwest all the southeast depending on where you are it's rather a bit peninsulas sand of the dust has been in the air and it's still a fairly cloudy picture when you knew that already well to show cells have been out again the western side of saudi west and yemen and the transit was a bit suspicious in nature when it's the showers are possible mostly dry picture on the site and it's going that way in southern africa should be really we have seen is a big showers recently and i think we're on wednesday on the eastern side of south africa through cross in a towel but it's a dry looking picture on thursday. the weather sponsored by qatar reduce. the scene for us whether online what is american sign in yemen that peace is possible but not what happens not because the situation is complicated but because no one cares or if you join us on sat there people the little choosing between buying medication and eating this is
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a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who's an activist and has posted a story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. and again what you've got is there has reminder of our top stories this hour arrival proposals from the u.s. and russia to investigate chemical weapons attacks in syria have failed to possible un security council. outrage over suspected chemical attack on the town of duma on saturday. the gulf crisis and security issues have dominated the meeting between castles a mistake to me and been a middle party and the us president at the white house donald trump says he's
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working extremely well with castle. and facebook chief executive mark zuckerberg has testified for nearly five hours in the u.s. congress says he's sorry about the privacy days of briefs the social media giant admits the way facebook connects with other apps was designed in a way that's not good. the white house says the u.s. presence has the power to fire over to the special counsel has it hit accusations of russian meddling in the two thousand and sixteen election donald trump has described the latest federal investigation into his past a lot as disgraceful and another and what chant particle hey reports from washington d.c. . are you white house handlers didn't even wait a sec it shouted reporters out of the oval office before the president could be tempted to answer questions donald trump stayed silent tuesday the night before was a different story they broke into the office going on a long rant about the raid and his lawyer michael cohen's hotel and office
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environment why don't i just find a moment where i think it's a disgrace what's going on and we'll see what happens but i think it's really a sad situation when you look at what happened there many people have said you should fire him that is giving democrats i mean ition to call for new legislation this congress must respond forcefully and on a bipartisan basis by reaffirming our belief that the president cannot fire special counsel without law without cause and by passing legislation to ensure that any attempts to remove robert muller. will be unsuccessful so far republicans have only gone as far as to warn the president not to act but he is tweeting calling it a witch hunt and posting attorney client privilege is dead it actually isn't but that's what makes the raid on cohen so surprising investigators and judges very rarely subpoena attorneys in order to get
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a judge to sign off the rules say that they have to have evidence that the attorney and his or her clients are actively committing a crime and it has to be signed off on at the highest levels of the justice department at the white house insistence the president has the power to fire the special counsel i know a number of individuals in the legal community and including at the department of justice that he has the power to do so most experts believe that is not true the president can't directly fire special counsel robert mueller but he could try to force the deputy attorney general rod rosenstein to do it if he won't try to replace him with someone who will say or he could replace attorney general just sessions with someone willing to close the special counsel's office that would provoke a constitutional crisis putting pressure on congress to step in potentially giving miller even more power and money to pursue his case that president trump clearly feels it's getting closer to him by the day. al-jazeera washington
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made a formal fog grovels have accused the u.s. of sabotaging the peace process after a k. negotiating with the liquid was arrested his son traits was taken into custody by colombian authorities based on drug smuggling charges filed and a u.s. court dismissed the accusation saying washington wants to use sandridge to cover up its failed war on drugs and colombia. and these twenty people have died during an attempted prison break in northern brazil began when gunmen attacked a perimeter wall in the northern city of bell and they tried to help inmates escape whilst exchanging fire with police and guards they say those who died were part of the group that stays the attack. has banned all venezuelan airlines from flying into the country for the next ninety days is in response of as well opening a three month ban on keep businesses including airline coppa from operating within its borders began when panama labeled present because we're
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a high risk for money laundering oil rich azerbaijan has been ruled by members of the family for twenty five years the presence assumed office after his father died in two thousand and three and is expected to win a fourth term on wednesday but human rights groups accuse him of undermining democracy by giving top jobs to family has more. it's boom time for azerbaijan bolstered by multi-billion dollar oil deposits under the caspian sea the journey from crumbling soviet republic to this has been turbulent. as the nation gets richer while the family have remained firmly at the helm. when the soviet union collapsed in one nine hundred ninety one investment in the oil industry dried up mass unemployment followed the country was also locked in a war with neighboring armenia over the disputed enclave of new gold
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a kind of tensions rumble on to this day and. a former k.g.b. general and communist party leader who reemerged as the new be elected leader of an independent as a. down hard on political opponents crushing an attempted coup in the early going to. he also signed what is called the deal of the century with international oil companies to exploit offshore oil fields. all the while his son was being prepped for power first as president of the state oil company and later as prime minister shortly before he. election soon followed and in became president fifteen years on and three elections later still in power he married to his wife marianne into the country's most powerful business family. she was appointed first vice president last year politics in azerbaijan is
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a family affair. pro-democracy groups aren't happy. with this is how their concerns are frequently dealt with. as a by john's human rights record he's progressing and nobody can speak out in the ways that challenges the government and not face consequences and that means freeways are either in prison or outside that was there where john when they keep quiet waiting in the wings is the country's next possible leader. of junior the twenty year old's been looking more statesman like lately but he being groomed for the presidency. to many azerbaijan is a post soviet poster child an international player the host of world cultural and sporting events but it is to this day the only former soviet republic to witness the rise of a ruling din a city with power increasingly concentrated in one family. barca al-jazeera.
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that over of a former russian spy is being discharged from hospital in britain oh sure covers from the poisoned script power has been taken to a secure location russia's embassy in london says any plans to resettle her and her father surrogate will be seen as quote an abduction of its citizens bresson and his allies blame moscow for the nerve agent attack on the fourth of march which the kremlin denies we have now discharged from salisbury district hospital yuliya has asked for privacy from the media and i want to reiterate her request i also want to take this opportunity to wish her well this is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone her father has also made good progress on friday i announced that he was no longer in a critical condition although he's recovering more slowly at the new year we hope
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that he too will be able to leave hospital in due course. well the island marking the twentieth anniversary of an agreement which ended decades of killings and violence but it's still a time of mixed feelings because of the political deadlock and. reports from belfast. the class of ninety eight told their reunion at queen's university belfast the men and women who made peace a day to celebrate a dramatic reduction in violence that good friday agreement brought to northern ireland but what else the devolved government that was an essential component of the agreement has not function did over a year. one key player insisted peace is not at risk the institutions will be back in place the good friday agreement remains the accord which is going to change politics in the south and done or isn't in the south and
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relationships in the end to the perfect future so i think the future is very bright from the opposite side of northern ireland's divided not a key player said britain's withdrawal from the e.u. should not damage the agreement perhaps of this one so. if we are completely different there is no interaction between them all but what is happening at the moment is some people. are trying to use protection to the aggrieved and i hope that they are successful in doing so. later the chief negotiator for the united states senator george mitchell and former president bill clinton were honored with the freedom of belfast i will always be grateful that i came to belfast when peace of been made but the city was still troubled when was it good and decent people had to actually make a decision to do the right thing to be the right sort of person to give children
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the right sort of future. it was a fortunate woman that blew in the hear one of the things that the good friday agreement with the outside pressure was needed to bring the world. that's been celebrated. with the goal the other day. and i think that each one is no longer bad and that brings. us. it was a time when as the irish poet seamus heaney wrote hope and history rhymed and elusive harmony that can never be taken for granted was bought to be philip's al-jazeera belfast. united nations says more than fifty seven thousand people from eastern democratic republic of congo have fled to uganda since december many leaving because of attacks by militia in the northeastern province of a tory has caused an unprecedented humanitarian crisis more than thirteen million
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people need help that's twice as many as last year and more than seven million faces of this food shortages half of them children the political situation is on the clear present jessica below is still in office even though his tail officially ended in december two thousand and sixteen no dates been set for elections which have been repeatedly postponed as malcolm webb is retracing the journey of the refugees he's travelled from uganda's capital kampala to the chiang wali refugee camp. in these people ran for their lives. and now patients run in there waiting for buses to take them to a place to make new homes in this refugee camp in uganda. free to leave this story typical a few days ago a militia attacked her village in congo killed her neighbors with machetes she fled with her five children she's pregnant with her six see if you go out and get them
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good we saw the fighting had started then they started burning houses with people inside so we went into the forest and hid for three days then we decided to run and we came to uganda and militias from the lendu ethnic group has been attacking villages in breeches province three hundred january the u.n. says that crossed more than seventy thousand to flee here you can and many more are displaced back at home people have lost their family members and the women are subjected to the gender based violence before and during the flight so they came very traumatized very tired and some needed very rapid and they needed medical attention. some people describe the violence as ethnic rita says it's not she says the attackers killed anyone and everyone she's an ethnic cleansing herself the same as them some people here say they don't know why they've been forced from
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their homes now other suspect congo's governments behind it trying to stay in power by further postponing the long overdue presidential election the government denies it regardless people keep arriving here in uganda. the u.n. says it leaves more resources donors threatened to cut funds for refugees in uganda when government officials were implicated in a corruption scandal earlier this year that new arrivals still need help at the moment a lot of the refugee settlement is a vast expanse of bush people are given plots wreaths is being given her here she's got some plastic sheets and a few simple farm thought now she has to build a shelter that's what she'll be living in for the weeks ahead and use the skills to start filling the land and growing some food and now. it's starting to rain rita lost her husband when she fled she and her children now have to wait for
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somebody to help them put up shelter it might be safer here but they struggled over malcolm webb al-jazeera chiang wali refugee camp you come back. with about zero these are all top stories arrival proposals from the u.s. and russia to investigate chemical weapons attacks in syria have failed to paulson the u.n. security council by signs call for new inquiries but a u.s. plan to assign blame as are directed by moscow one of the most of the new rules you have already appointed the guilty party before the investigation you do not need the investigation you do not want to hear anything you do not want to hear that no traces of a chemical attack was found in duma you've simply been looking for a pretext all this time there were really only two key differences between our
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draft and russia's but those differences volumes first russia wanted to give themselves the chance to approve the investigators who were chosen for the task and second russia wanted to have the security council assess the findings of any investigation before any report was released does any of that sound independent or impartial so russia's proposal wasn't about an independent and impartial investigation at all it was all about protecting the assad regime the gulf crisis and security issues have dominated the meeting between castles a mistake to me. the u.s. presence the white house says it's working extremely well with cattle. french president of. saudi arabia to end the war in yemen talks in paris with saudi crown prince but had been salmond. expressed concern at the humanitarian situation in
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yemen facebook chief executive mark zuckerberg has testified for nearly five hours in the u.s. congress says he's sorry about the privacy data breach at the social media giant talk about the way facebook connects with ups it wasn't designed well and panama has banned all venezuelan allies from flying there for the next ninety days it's a response about putting a three month ban on keep out of many and businesses including from operating within its borders there are other headlines we're back with more news after the street. getting to the heart of the matter if. you today let's have to would you accept the realities what do you think reunification would look like there are two people the peace corps unification is the only option for prosperity of south korea hear their story on talk to al-jazeera.

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