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or four more palestinians killed by israeli fire as thousands protest on the gaza border for a fourth successive friday. hello i'm maryam namazie in london you're watching al-jazeera also coming up the democrats through the trauma campaign russia and waking me conspiring to disrupt the two thousand and sixteen u.s. presidential election across the united states students walk out of class on the nineteenth anniversary of the colombine shooting. and voile succession commonwealth leaders agree that the group's leadership should pass from the queen to prince charles. funerals have been held for palestinians killed by israeli gunfire on friday during ongoing protests along the gaza israel border four people including a child have been killed. and at least four hundred seventy others injured
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palestinians are rallying along the border for the fourth successive friday now they're marking prisoners day in support of the thousands of detainees in israeli jails over forty palestinians have now been killed by israeli soldiers since the protests began last month al-jazeera has been at smith reports from the israel gaza border have. they become a feature of the weekly palestinian confrontations with israel's military this friday the wind was with the protesters as clouds of smoke from burning tires drifted over israeli positions. but it's not enough to stop israel snipers and volleys of tear gas. others who you might think would be put off after previous experiences have instead come back for more muscle to show that i don't care about the injury even if i lose my legs this will not stop me coming back what happened here won't people up and reminded them about all cause we've come here to
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get our right of return a lot of people. but. us. in this with giving something under the. i'm here to show my enthusiasm and to inspire the young guys to continue their struggle. for the the good of the the as he does every week hamas is leading gaza yassin was visited the protests a prime target for israeli snipers he'd have been easily spotted by the drones above but was protected by the crowds below. this friday the counters moved three hundred meters closer to israel their mission is that when these protests climax on may the fifteenth these towns will be the border between gaza and israel but after four weeks no demonstrations there's been nothing in the way of concessions from the israelis. would improve the daily life of palestinians living in gaza. with al
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jazeera stars well israel's defense minister says hamas are wasting their time trying to gain the upper hand in the conflict. we have all the support from the army from the chief of staff and everybody that something the other side must understand there is a determined and trained army behind which are determined people support the army and here to their residents of communities adjacent to gaza who are determined and ready to give all their bridge to the army this combination can't be beaten and it is a waste of time a waste of their if it i expect gaza residents to take their destiny into their own hands and not be led by hamas who are misleading them. the un special envoy for syria says chemical weapons inspectors in the syrian town of duma should do their job as quickly as possible and without any interference found in mr made the comments after holding talks with the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov in
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moscow as he tries to renew diplomatic efforts to end the seven year crisis roy hallums reports from moscow. following last week's anger over syria moscow seems in a restrained mood in an interview with the russian state information agency foreign minister sergey lavrov suggested last week's u.s. air strikes have been within limits acceptable for russia. they were informed about where i read lines are including geographical lead lines on the ground in any case the results show that they have not crossed these red lines. and he said neither side's generals would be drawn into open conflict in syria. i'm sure but neither president putin nor president drop will allow this to happen they are after all leaders who are elected by their people and there was sponsible to those people for peace and calm is focused. diplomatically russia can
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afford to attempt to pause in hostilities with the us is on the ground much is going its allies way following the fall of eastern ghouta to syrian government forces damascus is moving against the remaining besieged enclaves of rebel activity one by one their fall and. the un has envoy to syria who was in saudi arabia and turkey earlier in the week has now come to moscow next will be iran de mistura is assessing whether the foreign powers involved in syria's war are ready to restart the un facilitated political process he acknowledged that recent days have been rough we had a very dangerous and very difficult and very tense week and. the priority for the u.n. secretary did for a secure general and of coming here and doing this toured in various
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capitals and very much in moscow is that players. did temperature seven to mr a maybe doing a different matter grounds with the intention of getting the geneva peace process back on track but there are those who question just how much life there is actually left in this particular u.n. sponsored format. people like analyst dimitri from up ski he thinks de mistura is rights to still be pushing for dialogue but feels that the scramble for syrian territory by russia turkey iran and the u.s. has changed the game besides realize that them warts and bought this the most decisive argument of the world that are less real forces them to open on the ground . i'm with bashar al assad feeling that perhaps a total defeat of the rebellion is within his reach there's no obvious reason for syria's president to return to the negotiating table right now rory chalons al-jazeera moscow. says in breaking news in the last few minutes we've had reports
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that north korea's leader says he will suspend nuclear and missile test this as we see an increasing reduction of tensions on the korean peninsula and all of a summit between north and south korea that's coming up next week and then of course a potential meeting between jiang and washington in may or in early june well kathy novak joins us live now from seoul and i know there's not much information at this point kathy but what are you hearing about the decision in pyongyang about these myside a nuclear tests. yes that seems to be a major development coming out of the north korea and out of its announcement through its state media the korean central news agency take the anything that's on april twenty first which is today local time north korea will stop nuclear tests and launches an intercontinental ballistic missile and that it intends to shut down a nuclear test site inside north korea and that in the country's north to prove
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that it is the valley to suspend nuclear tests the humans on the run five years ago launched his signature policy which was basically a dual track to pursue both the development of the nuclear weapons program and economic policy and what it appears now is that north korea is announcing that as far as it is concerned its nuclear weapons program incomplete that is announcement that north korea made last year with the tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles and its most powerful nuclear test ever saying then that it was satisfied that its nuclear weapons program is complete so it seems to be signaling now through its state news agency that it is shifting the focus from leaving nuclear weapons development to more of an economic policy this is something that analysts had hypothesized could be announced as compelling goes into this of shark summit
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with not only the south korean president but also u.s. president donald trump and it sets a very important theme going into these meetings because the question had been kind of concessions wouldn't want korea be willing to give at the meeting in exchange for anything that the u.s. or south korea might be willing to give north granted change and now it seems that before even then the of the leading tappan the north korean government is saying to its people that this is a decision that has been dated internally that gives the leader had decided. the strategy now going forward will be shifting from nuclear weapons development as i say to economic policy development so a very different year on the grand where just last year we're seeing the very regular tests of intercontinental and intermediate range ballistic missiles as well
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as nuclear tests and now north korea appears to be saying that is going to thanks very much kathy novak with all the latest from a soul on this major development out of pyongyang an announcement from the government that that nuclear test will stop and they'll be no more test firing of intercontinental ballistic missiles this ahead of a meeting between north and south korea next week and a much anticipated meeting as well between the u.s. and north korea. students across the united states have been marking the nineteenth anniversary of the columbine school massacre on a national day of action against gun violence in schools the anti gun movement in the u.s. has gained new momentum since the park and school shooting in florida in february when seventeen people were killed and a gallic i was at the protest in parkland. once again the students of marjorie
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stoneman douglas high school if the classrooms to call for gun reform in february the students lost fourteen of their classmates and three teaches. that love. they've been campaigning for a changing gun laws ever since and were joined by students from across the country from coast to coast there were more than two thousand demonstrations in all our school our t. shirt was shot and killed at the beginning of the year so this is something that we take very personally and if you look at it allocated for rescue people that have just been freed by police from inside the building the day marks nineteen years since thirteen people were killed at columbine high school in colorado in the years since gun laws have largely remained unchanged and school shootings have got worse it's happened at sandy hook it's happened at great mills and i happen at my school like we shouldn't be letting this happen we shouldn't be letting people die without trying to change something and stop something even
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a students marched in parklane to another school shooting was reported in central florida the alleged shooter is now in custody and no one was killed but it's a reminder of what children here face every day the walk out here and the thousands of others across the country demonstrate the resolve of this generation more than any other they've been affected by the plague of gun violence and they hope to be the ones that finally bring change on the gallacher al-jazeera pocket florida. us democratic party is suing the donald trump campaign and russia over alleged collusion in the two thousand and sixteen presidential election a rush of contacting trump's advisers to inform them of a cyber attack that leaked negative information about his democratic rival hillary clinton. little suit also involves weiqi leaks and its founder julian the son they say gave the trump team advance knowledge they were publishing information patty call him is following events from washington. it's an unusual move but not an unprecedented one democrats sued over the watergate break in and they did get some
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money on the day that richard nixon left office in disgrace now the lawsuit is against russia russia's intelligence service and some russian citizens it is difficult to sue a sovereign nation in the united states but it is possible difficult but possible it also sues wiki leaks and its founder julian assange and it really targets people very close to the president president donald trump not named in this lawsuit because it's really hard to sue a sitting president but his campaign is named along with his son don jr son in law jerry cushion or his former campaign chairman paul mann afford his advisor roger stone and former campaign aides george papadopoulos and richard gates now the complaint alleges that the trump campaign colluded with russia to steal and publish e-mails from the democratic campaign workers in an attempt to help trump win the presidency much of what is in this lawsuit was already known but there are a couple of things that we didn't know for example it says it alleges that in late twenty fifteen that far back that european intelligence services said that they
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were witnessing some suspicious communications between russian operatives and members of the trump campaign that they notified the u.s. about that again late two thousand and fifteen it also goes on to say that the hack was earlier than we previously thought that it happened again in twenty fifteen and it wasn't just the computer system it was the phone system that was compromised so some new details in this lawsuit this could be seen as a dangerous move if people perceive that it is in any way going to interfere with special counsel robert mueller who is investigating potential collusion between. the term campaign and russia but it also could serve the purpose of putting just another venue to get the information out there there's growing concern that the special counsel will be tampered with or could possibly be let go if this lawsuit is allowed to proceed this basically puts before court before jury all on the record. what happened in their twenty sixteen campaign and it also serves as
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putting even more pressure on people in trump's orbit they're already facing pretty high legal bills and legal issues and this will only add to that so i had this half hour more violence in south africa's northwest province as president ran a person visits to content for local services. welcome back it's a largely fine picture across much of the struggle particular woman sydney a twenty three degrees of southerly wind but elsewhere pleasant for adelaide temperatures in the mid to upper twenty's and is fine across northern areas largely free of showers at the moment darwin they're looking at thirty five. but we have got this frontal system which we pushing in towards western australia cheering the last part of softly into sunday so just taking the edge of the temperature somewhat uncertain the threat of some rain developing that later on so moving across into
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news in the south on and seeing quite a bit of cloud you can see at the moment and that will continue to feed in over the next twenty four hours so it's a cloudy picture of the chance of some showers on the western side of the south on the north on in cherry not looking too bad oakland twenty degrees celsius and those head on through into sunday the wind picking up from the southwest so temperatures falling away a little bit you see just a fourteen as a mix in christchurch heading up into northeastern parts of asia weather conditions here are looking pretty fine across much of japan as you can see twenty one in sapporo when she get down south asako look at my some twenty six degrees also fine conditions across the korean peninsula this frontal system those pushing through beijing thirty two degrees on friday but dropping down to just eighteen by sunday. counting the cost of a trade war a real war and rising debt find out why the i.m.f.
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from the world bank a warning of risks to the global economy what saudi arabia is ideal world price and the castro era ends in cuba but an economic blockade remains counting the cost on the. coming. months. welcome back and look at the top stories in the last half hour a north korean leader kim jong un has reportedly announced the country will suspend
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its nuclear and long brains missile test and also shot down one of its nuclear test sites. a palestinian protesters have been killed by israeli gunfire one of them a child during ongoing protest along the gaza israel border and the u.s. special envoy for syria says chemical weapons inspectors in the syrian town of duma should do their job as quickly as possible and without any interference. now the u.s. state department has released its forty second annual human rights report it details how well or poorly individual nations treat their citizens so for the details let's go to his life first now in washington describe the main focus of the report. well basically this is a catalogue of how countries mistreat abuse or violate the civil liberties of their citizens one of the countries that was examined and this is particularly interesting because this is
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a country that the trumpet ministration has tried to build better relations with is russia john sullivan is the acting secretary of state the russian government continues to quash dissent in civil society even while it invades its neighbors and undermines the sovereignty of western nations we once again urge russia to end its brutal occupation of ukraine's crimean peninsula to halt the abuses perpetrated by russian led forces in ukraine's donbass region and to address impunity for the human rights violations and abuses in the republic of chechnya the report also criticized russia for basically trying to crush political opponents including the man who wanted to run against our blood a mere putin for president alexander no volley. of the other countries that report singles out who are then the top five offend. well the state department
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doesn't rank them in top five but in no particular order you can say that burma or myanmar is not in the us is a good stead neither is syria neither is north korea neither is iran and that's not just because of the way that iran treats its own citizens by not allowing free flow of information or organize political dissent but also because of its role in the syrian civil war and that's also something that the u.s. criticized russia for for meddling in the syrian civil war so pretty tough comments one thing that the countries that all do earn poor marks is in an area where you would think they would want to cooperate the u.s. criticizes them for not engaging with u.n. offices and agencies rosen john in washington thank you yet or the british trying prince charles will succeed queen elizabeth as the next head of the
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commonwealth once she's no longer in the role in outs meant came off to talks between leaders of the fifty three member states at windsor castle john holl reports from london. the heads of government were visibly impressed as they strolled through windsor castle it was part of a show of pomp and royal splendor that only the u.k. can lay on experiences the prime minister to reserve may will hope they remember as she seeks closer ties with commonwealth countries after brics it no other organization has on geographical and cultural diversity while giving all nations an equal role an equal voice and an equal standing. and this week we have come together to reach a series of shared commitments that will help to build a more secure sustainable more prosperous and fairest future for all and it was a significant victory for the u.k. to get the endorsement of commonwealth leaders for prince charles to eventually
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succeed queen elizabeth his mother as head of the alliance founded by her father george the sixth almost seventy years ago that week was marred by outrage over britain's failure to recognise the citizens' rights of caribbean migrant workers the so-called windrush generation that came to the united kingdom at the government's invitation sixty years ago but they were also commitments to cybersecurity to free trade fighting climate change and malaria and there was support for former members in barclays renewed efforts at democracy it's representative was told that a free and fair election this year might win it really entry to the club elizabeth has been head of the commonwealth for sixty six years and since she's largely given up foreign travel it seems likely that this is the last heads of government meeting that she will attend and with that in the air it was perhaps inevitable that they'd be questions about the future and purpose of what members prefer to call the family of nations critics have suggested that this alliance in search of meaning stand
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more on its own merits with a move away from the monarchy prince charles will bring consistency some might say stability but he's unlikely to bring change jonah hill al-jazeera london. well the rally is taking place in south london to show solidarity with the wind rush generation of persons mentioned in janis report and that and sent us this update. will very personally this demonstration is being held in windrush square in brixton and many of the speakers have been outlining the distress and the damage caused to the so called wind rush generation people who arrived as young children in the nineteen fifties and sixties here who were british but in later years have struggled to prove when asked to do so that they did have the right to stay here as quickly citizens of course one of the big gripes is that a number of years ago landing cards from ships coming from the caribbean to britain
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were actually destroyed by the british home office to resume a the prime minister has come under pressure she was home secretary her get the current home secretary amber rudd has also faced calls for her to resign now the government has apologized profusely said that they are getting matters in the hands but people here say they want to see compensation for loss of earnings when people have lost their jobs they want. relations from anybody who has been sent abroad and they want damages paid for the distress now there are people here in britain in their fifty's and sixty's who have been refused things like treatment for cancer they have not only lost their jobs but in some cases they have had breakdowns they have suffered mental health problems because of the fact that they have been threatened with being kicked out of their own country this is a problem that affects tens of thousands of people and it's not going away quickly
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. south africa's president has returned early from a trip to europe to try to calm protests of a local services in northwest province more than twenty people have been arrested since the demonstrations began in and around the city of mike and on wednesday catherine soy is that. resident of mike hanna in the northwest province wait for the outcome of a meeting between president serum a poster and the provincial leadership. people in several paths of the region have been protesting for days now they say they want better houses jobs and an end to corruption they're demanding the provincial leaders supermom appeal whom they accuse of failing to do his job and to the scene corruption to step down the president catches his trip to the u.k. where he was attending a commonwealth heads of state meeting to deal with the situation having listened to all the imports we have decided that we would like to engage further
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with a number of other people particularly members of the community. not only in my he but also in the northwest what i can assure you will not we don't even if all of the mother look we're not going to summon the will go in for what streets are deserted but evidence of the violent protests is everywhere. so this is one of the areas where protesters had blocked the roads using running tires and anything else they could find police have been trying to clear this road we've also seen shops that have been broken into and looted and the situation here is still very tense this petrol station is in one of the hot spots a group of young people is say to have done this many shop owners are devastated. i don't know how to start over i used all my money to stock the shop to get tells us
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ah. is whose businesses were destroyed comped at the heritage house where the leadership was meeting they tell us what happened to their shops had nothing to do with genuine demonstrations lauda days during one world what a bigger problem but we're not in building them they're not we're not just dealing in it being the result of doing business residents of this region continue to wait for answers but these are difficult issues that may not be fully resolved for some catherine sawyer al-jazeera mike can south africa indonesian fishermen of rescued a boat load of rang the muslim refugees thousands of kilometers from their homeland the group of about one hundred was brought to shore in province it's not clear how long they'd been at sea but they reportedly we can now larouche about seven hundred thousand rangar a flood myanmar's record and state mainly by land since the military crackdown started in august as actions have brought widespread condemnation from the international community. police in nicaragua say three people have been killed
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in protests against cuts to pensions a policeman a protester and a pro-government activist were the victims of the latest violence it comes as the government ordered five independent t.v. channels covering the protests to stop broadcasting john heilemann has more. antigovernment protests in nicaragua were are unusual but they're happening now. it started when pensions were cut by five percent and employees social security contributions were raised slightly. i am here because i'm indignant i'm indignant at my grandparents who are going to receive five percent or less of their already anemic bench and after having board for forty five years that is not money that are being lent that is money that they already paid in so they bother me it bothered me and it could not remain sitting any longer several people have been killed a many others injured in running battles between protesters and police street
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barricades have been thrown and students have occupied at least one university the government sought to restrict coverage of the protests cutting the signal of at least three channels which was showing the independent media say that's a clear violation of the freedom of the press the vice president and first lady. has described protesters as trying to destroy the country her husband long term president danielle ortega has been accused of an increasingly authoritarian and undemocratic rule now many nicaraguans are making their voices heard and the protests are expected to continue john homan out does it are all much more of everything we're covering including of course that breaking news story from north korea on the suspension of nuclear and missile tests right there on our web site more on that story in just a sec. now
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in the last hour up north korea's leader kim jong un has reportedly announced that the country is going to suspend its nuclear long range missile tests and also shut down one of its nuclear test sites now this comes and all of the meeting between kim and south korean president next week they are also established a telephone line between them kim's also set to meet us president donald trump in may or june in a highly anticipated meeting tensions appear to be easing on the korean peninsula after a turbulent two thousand and seventeen in which the u.s. regularly traded nuclear threats with pyongyang. funerals have been held for palestinians killed by israeli gunfire on friday during ongoing protests along the gaza israel border four people including a child of been killed at least four hundred seventy others injured palestinians are rallying along the border for the full success of friday they're marking prisoners day in support of the thousands of israeli jails. the un special envoy
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for syria is saying chemical weapons inspectors in the syrian town of duma should do their job as quickly as possible and without interference to find a mr a made the comments after talks with the russian foreign minister sergei lavrov in moscow. it is important that we turn the page on this alleged chemical attack the goal that we need to go back to the basics and basic this lower threshold political process and trying to avoid that should it become a international area of playground of things shows. the us democratic party is suing the donald trump campaign and russia over alleged collusion in the two thousand and sixteen presidential election make use russia of contacting trump's advisers to inform them of a cyber attack that leaked negative information about his democratic rival hillary clinton and also also involves wiki leaks and its founder julian assange they say gave the trump team advance knowledge they were publishing the information. south
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africa's president has visited northwest province to quell violent protests of a poor local services demonstrations began around the city of miking on wednesday demonstrators are calling for the region's prime is a member of the ruling a.n.c. party to step down. those are the top stories that set for myself in the team here in london much more news coming up from doha in twenty five minutes time off to counting the cost which is next. billion live in this. one story. in mind to be. with documentaries to. see if. this is counting the cost on that as you know your weekly look at the world of business and.

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