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faultlines explores the old to legal effects of trump's immigration policies. between war and the ban on the jessica. conservation ease helping to recover its snow leopard population to see the results i traveled up to the remote nature reserve of saudi chats at a touch camera traps have identified a healthy population of up to twenty slowed up it's just the technology improves we're finding all these ways in which our guesses are are getting corrected and the latest evidence suggests they're more cats than previously acknowledged but this little of the trust believes it's premature to downgrade the cats on the international list of threats and species.
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this is al-jazeera. and i'm richelle carey this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes you just started getting everybody here every single person on the side we're going to buddy in israel you would it nine people are dead a dozen others injured when a van plows into the desk enter on to. a political leader is killed in a saudi led air strike and yemen. celebrations in armenia after the prime minister resigned following days of protests. french president mandela arrives in the u.s. for a state visit with hopes of saving the iran nuclear deal. at
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least nine people have been killed and sixteen entered when a van drove into pedestrian center also canada place a the van apparently jumped the curb this happened on one of the city's main streets which could remain shut now for days videos posted online show the standoff between a suspected driver and police before he was arrested. he just went on the sidewalk he just started hitting everybody he had every single person on the sidewalk anybody in israel you would hit the bus stop everything was shot or there's a lady in there and i saw i just stopped and then looked annoyed when after to generalize crumbling up one by one one by one assume the stroller i didn't see the baby i saw a stronger ha slit and i seen i seen people the most gruesome scene i seen was a young an interest on woman's leg and leg was all months home. it was really bad. i guess taking us down the arse and i saw the us know what you're just going to
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find something wrong i know so many people just shouting stop the car not even just a good morning and he did something home and scream people lie down near and even and look at all so the car just kept hitting people do you think it was on purpose or did it look like it was on purpose i think it's on purpose because if the car going to work he should like it a car or something and stop but he just didn't go through this time. toronto's mayor is asking people to stay away from that area this is a time when this community should come together these are not the kinds of things that we expect to happen in the city we hope they don't happen anywhere in the world but we especially don't expect them to happen in toronto but things are as they are and beyond supporting our first responders as they continue to do their work and you'll hear more about the task that lies in front of them investigating this terrible tragedy i hope that we will as a city remind ourselves of the fact that we are admired around the world for being
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inclusive and free and for being accepting and understanding and considerate and was there santa lakas live for us in toronto so daniel tell us more about we've mentioned that this is main street tell us more about this area and the kind of any pact something like this could have happening and in this particular part of toronto. richelle this was it's hard to imagine a worse part for this horrific attack to take place and it was a transport hub you had trains buses and subways coming together there universities and colleges that are connected through this hub and there are many offices and a very residential area surrounding it it was a beautiful spring day people were out on the streets there's a lot of shopping around there in short the streets were far more crowded than they might normally have been even though this was a busy day and it happened about one thirty in the afternoon local time the van came out of nowhere down the main street mounted the pavement the sidewalk and just
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started hitting objects and people and that went on for several blocks it finally came to a halt about six blocks after the first time it mounted the sidewalk and a very strange encounter there between a single police officer holding what appeared to be a shotgun a long barreled gun and the person who's allegedly the driver of the white van then pretty damaged standing next to it with something in his hand going like this as if he were drawing a weapon and then going like this it's been speculated here he was trying to get himself shot because then the police officer moved in with his gun and put him on the ground and announced an arrest so we're waiting for details we don't have an official name for the suspect yet we don't have any idea what the motive might be but we do have horrific casualty figures nine dead sixteen injured many of those critically and there's obviously a lot of families in toronto very nervous tonight and a lot more very thankful that there are relatives loved ones and they themselves were in that area today to talk more about that as her it's
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a great point that people obviously get scared and get nervous when things like this happen particularly these things don't really happen and they often happen in other places. this is what people here used to have to have in their lives to turn on the television into see these attacks in nice or paris or berlin or elsewhere in the world in the middle east and beyond and occasionally in the united states with all the mass shootings they have there canada has fewer of those that has fewer weapons in the streets just the fact that the police officer who made this arrest was actually leveling a shotgun on the man and telling him to get down and didn't shoot him it strikes many people here as being a sort of canadian approach to this the officer obviously knew he and the bystanders weren't in danger so yeah there's a lot of calls tonight for people to to get back out on the streets and to not worry the officials what they are saying about this attack while not speculating as to the cause or the motives just yet that they don't think it was linked to
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anything larger in terms of a network or or other people that people should get back out in the streets and go about their lives they probably will see some extra cops around in the streets that area where this took place everything will be closed but for now we just need more details about what happened today and why ok daniel lak keeping us posted from toronto daniel thank you. tens of thousands of armenians are celebrating the resignation of the prime minister search for kids in he's stepping down after almost two weeks of anti-government protests opponents had accused him of a power grab robin forestay walker reports in the capital year. attention turns to celebration after eleven days of street protests the. prime minister. it was a humiliating to say. the band who has clung to power in the for the soviet republic for a decade on monday he was to preserve the peace he said just hours after. joining
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the crowds. we know that the country has been suffering specifically under the rule of the. mandates of the president with absolute lack of institutional freedom so be it the judicial be it the the police me or be it the. the health or culture or even the religious of the fact that they really took the initiative on individual individual basis to come to the street shows that ultimately institutions are formed by human beings and human minds and intentions. stepped down after the release of the leader of the opposition his arrest the day before had only served to crowds her was president since two thousand and eight his second term in office had ended but the pliant parliament formed off the constitutional changes he presided over swiftly appointed
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him prime minister with enhanced powers stripped from the presidency the peaceful protests had focused largely on high level corruption and persistent poverty in a volatile region they were closely watched by russia with his ugly seann had formed close ties with the kremlin said it would not intervene describing events in yeven as a domestic matter and crowds evident delights i. always thought that the bring the full confidence of that he's had a regime but especially the young aspiring with fighting for the auditioning for. the real was on the side of this country's future from the first she woke up al-jazeera arabic. and i had sharing on from the think tank chatham house explains why the protest led to political change. this time around there was something perhaps something in the air there perhaps too serious features that set these
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protest apart one was that this has generated huge crowds protesters both and people from various social backgrounds the second these were classical nonviolent civil disobedience acts basically since so many other countries in the post for that region. these changes have been very upsetting for moscow many would think that russia would be very unhappy with his daughters however there was no real absolutely no geopolitical geopolitical element in this protest and actually russia refrained from interfering because i think it's perhaps understood to do one doesn't want to tie its reputation with an unpopular leader. the secretary general has condemned an airstrike that had a wedding party and yemen more than thirty people were killed in the attack by the
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saudi led forces in the western province of ha he tells our emerging up another saudi airstrike last week which killed a senior who the leader like hannah has more from the united nations. the wedding bowl which was to have been the scene of joyous celebration was turned into a death trap this video which al-jazeera cannot independently verify shows the off to math of the airstrikes believed to being carried out by the saudi led coalition local officials said the first missile detonated in the men's section of the wedding party moments later a second one hit the side on which the females were gathered this footage released by the rebels shows the horrific off the mats. a young boy screaming and crying next to what appears to be the lifeless body of his father dozens of people were treated in the nearby hospitals and they have no mercy towards children they've been killed without any remorse says this man
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a spokesman for the saudi led coalition says it will carry out a full investigation the u.n. has set that off the estimated ten thousand menes that have so far lost their lives in the conflict some sixty percent have been killed in strikes. there's been no formal response from the security council as yet its members have just returned from a weekend retreat in sweden but the office of the secretary general has issued a statement on his behalf condemning the attack it reads in part the secretary general reminds all parties of the obligations under international humanitarian law concerning the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure during armed conflicts he calls for a prompt effective and transparent investigation and during the day details emerged off another salbi led air strike political council here. was killed in an apparent missile attack in what i province last thursday to burgle and.
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with sorrow and sadness i mooned to our yemeni people the did martyr president saleh. he was killed on the nineteenth of april with six of his companions he was targeted in her data province on his way back from a meeting with local leaders by three airstrikes launched by the warplanes of the us saudi aggression sunday our summit is the most senior who feel leader to have been killed since the west and back saudi led coalition intervened in yemen just over three years ago mike hanna al-jazeera united nations peter solsbury sustain your consulting fellow for the middle east and north africa program at the think tank chatham chatham house he says some odd was symbolically important to the healthy movement. some odd was the head of the supreme political council that was formed in august of two thousand and sixteen and he was
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a sensible. figure who filled the role of president in controlled areas but in terms of his decision making power on a day to day basis he was increasingly more of a figurehead than a major figure he came from the political wing and as the war continued the military wing and the more extreme wing of the movement really took over the overall decision maker for the who feasibly monocle hoofy who is generally recognized as the leader of the hoofy movement some odd came from the group's political wing. half brother mohamad is effectively sort of the the ruler of the who controlled areas of yemen from son and his full brother the holic oversees security and some on the ground a lot of the country so realistically when you look at the structure of the group he was a political figure a figurehead who was overseeing an organization which was meant to bring the who
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these together with the g.p.c. the party of value to the sala the former president himself was killed last december by the who thiis so what we're really seeing is we're doing out of many political figures an increasing consolidation within the movement of military hardliners so it so again he's someone who had some significance he was symbolically important to the movement this will be a blow to them but overall it makes very little difference to the movement overall . plenty more ahead of the news hour including donald trump's pick for the next secretary of state faces a major test in the senate plus the. protests in nicaragua despite the president scrapping reforms that sparked be unrest and sport and footballer of the year is setting his sights on team success in europe and we will have that story.
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french president mandela has arrived in the u.s. for a three day state visit he says he'll try to persuade donald trump to stick with the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal with iran u.s. president has until may twelfth to decide whether to remain in the path between iran and six world leaders the foreign ministers of russia and china say they'll block any attempt by the u.s. to sabotage the deal alan fischer joins us live now from washington d.c. so allan how likely is it that the crown actually will have any luck convincing donald trump to stay in this nuclear deal with iran. well the term say they have a special relationship there's a special relationship between the united states and france but you must think it would be highly unlikely given the statements donald trump made is kind of trump given the fact that he's always said that the iran nuclear deal was a bad deal for the united states that he said as soon as he became president he would scrap it essentially saying that twice as he has to do under u.s.
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law to renew it but he said the last time he did it would be the last time and said others had to come up with a much better deal which address questions such as ballistic missile test by iran and also iran's influence in the middle east so you would suggest that it's unlikely particularly since he decided not to say he was going to not renew the deal next time around me the twelfth he's appointed the national security adviser john bolton someone who's talked about regime change in iran and also it looks as if he may well get his pick for the next u.s. secretary of state might pompei oh who's on the record to say he also didn't like the nuclear deal but here's the one caveat there is and that is donald trump also said he hated the transpacific partnership that he was going to pull out of it in fact it was one of the first things he did when he came into the white house and though he and his administration are saying well we have to look at this because it gives us some sort of security against the growing financial economic might of
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china so we might come back into the t p p if we can renegotiate in some way so you would suggest probably not there's not a great deal for movement here but then this is donald trump and this we've seen that there's always the possibility that he might just might but. yes that seems to be how policy is now so what else is on the agenda during this visit. well he's going to talk about trade tariffs and of course he said on the record that he's looking at the possibility of imposing new targets on european goods coming into the country mccrone is against that climate change will be on the agenda as well donald trump of course pulled out of the paris agreement among mccall wants him to go back into it they will talk about syria to remember that when the airstrikes were carried out in syria at the beginning of april it was
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carried out by the united states the united kingdom and france president mccall supported the action then obviously contributed military support to it as well but he wants to look at some sort of multinational approach to bringing stability on the ground in syria bringing about a political solution as well and so that is going to be one of the topics the undoubtedly will be covered during the private dinner at the venue in which we're told is coming under way the home of george washington and will be covered during the talks here at the white house and during the state dinner the first ever state dinner donald trump has hosted when president mccall will be the guest of honor on tuesday evening ok that's your life for us in washington d.c. thank you allan. a u.s. senate panel has narrowly voted to recommend cia director might pompei o as secretary of state republican rand paul changed his vote after earlier saying he would oppose the nomination that meant the eleven votes needed from the twenty one
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member panel for his nomination to advance to the full senate. has risen rapidly from the french's of the republican party to became one of the president's most trusted advisers came to congress as a tea party republican from kansas in two thousand and ten and serve until trump tapped him for the cia last year a former u.s. army officer from peo shares trumps views on north korea and iran and is signal support for regime change and both countries he's been accused of promoting anti islam views once saying muslims are a threat to america wasn't born joins us live now from washington d.c. so roz when it came to comp aoe becoming the director of the cia democrats for the most part were ok with that they've had a lot of pushback though now with him being secretary of state why. well it's very simple being secretary of state is not the same as being the director of the cia one deals in transparency and in trying to promote good relations with other
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countries the other person is responsible for trying to find out another country secrets and so the democrats on the senate foreign relations committee argued that just because mike pompei o finished first in his class at west point was a soldier was a lawyer from harvard also had a very successful business career doesn't mean that he's qualified to be the secretary of state well now that issue is going to be settled by the full u.s. senate all one hundred members minus one or two or who are absent including john mccain who is a way for treatment for brain cancer we should point out that the vote in the senate foreign relations committee ended up being ten in favor nine opposed one voting present that's because one of the republicans who sits on the panel was not at monday evening's business meeting and unless someone is actually there in person they vote does not count if it's cast by proxy so one of the democrats and what is
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being described is a statesman like move decided to change his no vote to present given that he had already established on the record his deep opposition to mike palm pale as the next secretary of state as not the only vote change drives republican rand paul changed his vote in committee as well or why is that and do we know if that means that he will actually vote to confirm him once it gets to the full senate. well rand paul said that after assurances from both the president donald trump and from mike pompei o in separate conversations that they both supported his view that the u.s. led war in afghanistan needs to and sooner rather than later the war is now coming up on its seventeenth anniversary in october and for rand paul that is just seventeen years too long of course just because he endorsed his nomination in the
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committee vote on monday does not mean that rand paul couldn't then turn around on the senate floor and then vote against mike palm pale of course the big question now is when will that vote happen that's up to mitch mcconnell the senate majority leader ok ross and jordan live for us in washington d.c. ross thank you the only surviving suspect from the two thousand and fifteen paris attacks has been jailed for twenty years and belgium for la salla was convicted for his role in a gunfight that led to his arrest in brussels he was not in court to hear the verdict natasha butler has more solid up to slums lawyer was in the brussels cooled for the verdict but not his client of dishonest can defend and sophia and i already have chosen not to attend the judge sentenced both men to twenty years in prison for attempted murder during a shootout with police in the belgian capital two years ago the judge said there was a common will from both the defendants to belong to
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a terrorist group that they joined the aim of this group was to terrorize the population. the only surviving suspect from the twenty fifteen paris attacks are the slum had been on the run for four months when belgian police raided a house in brussels and were fired on by gunman four police officers wounded up to sleiman i hear e escaped a few days later up to slum was arrested in the city soon after attackers targeted brussels airport and. up to slums lawyer says he may appeal listen to nz. i am not convinced of anything in this verdict but i would analyze it with my client this is a burden i respect that but in my view there are things to say and we need to see this now which is to appeal and if he does we will see what we will do. that up to slam decided not to attend the verdict surprised few people here he was present only on the first day of his trial in february calling the process
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a fast and refusing to answer questions that's not a surprise for us. from the first day we understood that don't want to participate still in mind we want to kill the still in this mind on the stand that from the first iteration and render standard he will never try to collaborate and to explain what he did abt islam will have learnt of the verdict in france where he is in prison he is waiting for the trial into the paris attacks that is expected next year any future sentence will be added to this one what is unclear is whether up to slum will now break his silence and cooperate with french investigators natasha butler al-jazeera brussels belgium place have arrested the man over the shooting that killed four people at a restaurant in the u.s. state of tennessee they say the suspect travis franklin had a gun and a backpack when they arrested her in
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a wooded area and nashville several people were also injured in that attack. the u.s. is shutting down some operations at its embassy in nicaragua after at least twenty six people were killed in anti-government protests demonstrators were angry about plans to reform the welfare system on sunday the president daniel ortega scrapped the plan but as emraan khan reports this hasn't stopped the unrest. on the fifth day of anti-government protests residents are trying to stop from being looted. but if we are defending this supermarket and these stores because we're not going to allow looting or vandalism. police are being criticized for what demonstrators say is the heavy handed response including gunfire a t.v. journalist is among the dead. hello go home and was shot while reporting live on facebook one of his colleagues blames a government sniper so far the police haven't commented on the desk but some expect
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more unrest despite the president's announcement about the we are protecting our hundred everything that has cost us so much that we have gotten i don't want anyone to target us we're ready for anything protesters were infuriated when the government approved the social security changes last wednesday to try and stop the widening deficit the united nations human rights office criticize the government for not allowing free assembly of protesters president daniel ortega said on sunday he would withdraw the proposed reforms but that hasn't been enough to call the ngo . group isn't our representatives and delegates will be ready to go to the table for talks and make sure the first thing they approach is pensions. protesters still have other grievances including what they say is ortega's influence over the national assembly the law in the constitution such as eliminating presidential term limits their own code which is a. still ahead on al-jazeera a luxury under sanctions an exclusive look at how north korea is reacting to
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international trade restrictions and unlocking in a remote part of pap on the kenny appears to have little effect and then sports an attorney who stays alive in their playoff series against the defending n.b.a. champions details and a bit. force across the southeastern corner of the u.s. just moving across mississippi alabama into georgia up towards the carolinas this area of low pressure has been producing some very heavy right valas don't see any possibility for some very gusty winds tuesday still see some rather wet weather just around the middle and six days easing three for the northeast multipath to new york fourteen celsius springlike eighteen in ottawa so some welcome was pushing
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through still a bit of wet weather just into the central and northern plains and notice denver struggling to get to six degrees celsius quite a change in conditions on monday's value balancing back nicely as we go on into wednesday the common run that will make its way further south to texas seeing some heavy downpours southeastern corner brightening up what's the weather making its way towards new york into new england north of the border snow returning once again the wind is not quite done with us just yet meanwhile we have a rash of showers across the great surround i think it should be laws he tried to the last around to these more in the way of blue sky and sunshine here and we go with just a round hispaniola maybe into cuba as well possibility of wanted to say i was also making the way into panama the midweek. if you were in beijing looking out the pacific ocean you'd see american warships
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when mess was done somehow time is aiming to replace america and going to run the world well the chinese are not that stupid these guys want to dominate a huge chunk of the planet this sounds like a preparation for our first president george washington said if you want peace prepare for war the coming war on china. on a. discover a well for the win in programming from around the globe challenge your perception but i was here and sounded so far fetched that i thought there were guys but lo and behold it was true groundbreaking documentary. fearless journalism for a life that's reality. see the world from a different perspective on al-jazeera.
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watching al-jazeera let's take out the top stories this hour at least nine people have been killed and sixteen ensure when a van drove into the best friends and toronto is posted online show a standoff between the suspect to drive around police before he was arrested. and president maduro macron is in the u.s. for a three day state visit is hoping to further cultivate his good relationship the title trump opponents already said he'll try to persuade the u.s. president to stick with the two thousand and fifteen and if there were to withdraw . thousands of armenians are celebrating the resignation of the prime minister search the case and following nearly two weeks approach. yes he was accused of a power grab and he became prime minister soon after finishing two terms as
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president. somali troops have taken over a united arab emirates run military base in the capital mogadishu and i was in order ten military cooperation between the two countries elations attenuating in somalia had been strained over the saudi led blockade against qatar. reports from. senior somali military off source one of two of the u.a.e. based in mogadishu they say they play mentoring a government order to despondently but i submitted through a training program where i want to know we have taken over everything in this space from now on the government will fund the training and equip the soldiers trying to i was a minute to train as how did they left the base with almost everything they could moving military hardware and other material to the port to be shipped back home that follows the u.a.e. suspending treatment a few days ago of the ship's side hospital which had funded on oprah today in
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mogadishu a sign of the gate reminds positions that the hospital remains closed security's tight staff was called in also today paid their final deal use and told more to tom for the past three years this facility just before free medical treatment to maybe the pool of displaced in mogadishu those of us disrupted by something close to sick house where. most of them end up here the tukey should run a dorm hospital staff say they've seen an increasing number of patients in the past week the somali ministry of health says it's keen to take over on the open the hospital earth our plan was to reopen the hospital immediately if them are already said they are out completely which leaves our people in limbo so they should quickly make up their minds. between mogadishu and. since june last year when somali government leaders desist the pressure from the u.a.e.
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and so did it be to cut ties and join the brocade important qatar last month the u.a.e. shipping company dubai ports world was barred from doing business in somalia somali leaders condemn the u.a.e. agreement really if you appear in the bric a we. learned to manage the portal but a bit and two weeks ago somali police intercepted a plane chartered by u.a.e. diplomats almost ten million dollars in cash was confiscated while the intended purpose of the farms was investigated. continues to rise it seems my either side is willing to buck mohammad or to all just who wish to some money place in malaysia have released images of two men suspected of killing a palestinian hamas member and kuala lumpur on saturday two men on a motorcycle fired at least fourteen. an academic and engineer israel has rejected his family's accusation that its intelligence agency mossad was behind the
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murder at least ten people have been injured and more than one hundred detained on the greek island of lesbos after fighting broke out between locals and migrants riot police had to enter being to separate the two sides earlier locals set on fire during a demonstration against two hundred asylum seekers camped out on the island's main square a space was a gateway for more than one million refugees entering europe during the two thousand and fifteen migrant crisis and there are still ten thousand migrants on that island for the first time accordance famous authorize x m a x and nation of bodies from the country's most controversial monument the valley of the fallen is a vast mausoleum where the fascist dictator general franco is buried along with thousands of unnamed victims of spain's one hundred thirty six civil war charlie angela reports. sixty kilometers outside madrid lies spain's largest mass grave cut into the mountainside the valley of the fallen is where dictator francisco
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franco lies buried around him tens of thousands of bodies of unnamed people killed on both sides of spain's civil war many of them murdered on franco's orders. is the granddaughter of one of those murdered men for years her family has fought for the right to re berryman well and his brother antonio romero in their hometown. it's an historic day not because of my relatives but also because we're going to help other people that are in the same situation. the mortal remains of my family shouldn't be in the lying with a dictator. during franco's thirty six year dictatorship hundreds of thousands of spaniards died or just disappeared franco himself ordered the building of the basilica as a symbol of peace and reconciliation but many see it as a monument to a fascist or
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a silent place it embodies spain so-called pact of forgetting and amnesty pardoning the political crimes of the past that helped spain's transition to democracy in one nine hundred seventy seven the benedictine monks who live here against examine the dead for them the religious status comes before its political significance but the silence is now being shattered. for the officials entering there's a grim task ahead searching through the remains of thirty four thousand people to identify four men bringing up the bodies of franco's victims as happened in other parts of the country but relatives have to fight for the right to rebury their loved ones i hear today other grandchildren of many people but there are others waiting at home hoping that today is the beginning of the end of the legal process to retrieve our relatives these relatives are also calling for the removal of the hundred fifty metre high stone cross the tallest in the world. but fresh blows
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a still on franco's grave it seems there is still to spain's when it comes to reexamining the civil war. the former bosnian serb leader radovan kharaj dick has begun his fight against war crimes convictions the u.n. tribunal in the hague is hearing the two day case krajcik is asking for a retrial accusing prosecutors of twisting his words at his initial trial in two thousand and sixteen he was sentenced to forty years in prison for genocide over the killing of eight thousand muslim men and boys in chevron each in one thousand nine hundred five just days before where summit between rival leaders on the korean peninsula al-jazeera has been taking a look at life inside north korea they've been granted rare access to the capital pyongyang and diplomatic editor chambers phase takes a firsthand look at the impact of international sanctions. north korea has been
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targeted with tougher and tougher sanctions by the u.s. and the international community of a what persuaded the country's leadership to pursue a diplomatic course and what effect to the having on ordinary people in this isolated country. we're being taken to a department store in the center of pyongyang despite the international sanctions the shelves here are full we managed to visit a number of shops in the city center all were up marketplaces catering to the elite we found no shortages and luxury items like chocolates and bottles of alcohol that were clearly smuggled in in defiance of the sanctions the official line is that foreign imports have been replaced by increase domestic production. do you believe i don't know why others around us are starving us dear reporter when we return please tell them we are indomitable no matter what sanctions are upon us. the only
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medical facility we were taken to was a gleaming new hospital most of the equipment here was imported clearly a problem in the future when spare parts become needed we were shown the eyeglasses which is subsidized for north korean citizens you know what it will make us what's the name of the north korean brand oh our. you know yet not yet not ok but a recent u.n. report says the humanitarian situation particularly in rural areas outside the capital is poor before traveling to north korea i spoke to the un's top humanitarian official in new york. their. nutrition problem lots of malnourished children especially there are too many women having a really hard time to often dying in childbirth it's the u.n. security council that voted in the international sanctions and the netherlands as the council member that administers them. in all resolutions does
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a view very clear passage where it says. these sanctions are not meant to have adverse negative effects on the people of. that's the official line privately even western diplomats will tell you there's a stigma to denature humanitarian aid to north korea for example an important program by the n.g.o.s the global fund to fight malaria and tuberculosis was caught earlier this year sanctions are having an effect in north korea but perhaps not the one the international community wanted james pays. doctors in the u.s. have performed the world's first total penis and scrotum transplant team at johns hopkins university and baltimore took fourteen our second plate the operation on a military servicemen who was wounded in afghanistan a late surge and is optimistic the patient will have close to normal physical function after he recovers sharp rise in drug trafficking and violence in mexico
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has dominated presidential debates ahead of july's election the front runner on choice over door has been criticized for proposing amnesty for some people suspected of gang activity john heilemann reports. a country suffering record levels of violence governed by a president who many believe has run out of answers that's mexico where murders have risen to the highest point and two decades at that but in a couple of months the new leader will be elected the first presidential debate was the chance for candidates to say exactly how they'll stop the killing the country was looking on it may have been disappointed bullets were brandished graphs were held aloft but beneath the posturing analysts said that fresh ideas were lacking the one brand new one this is that he tumbled more. we need to chop the hands off any public servants who steal it's not
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a bad thing even the moderates was dumb about it's becoming but a lot of the proposals were less extreme but very general more and better trained police a truly independent attorney general and the increase in intelligence gathering capacities to deal with organized crime it's all been heard before and there was little detail on why it will work this time we did see most of the presidential candidates agree on the fact that the current strategy isn't working which is smart given that we're seeing such record levels of violence in mexico but none of them really came to the table with any new ideas or any substantial concepts that they're going to introduce if they win the election. from running andres manuel lopez obrador had said something new on the campaign trail that he might consider amnesty for some criminals he was repeatedly asked to elaborate on that he didn't see. my words have been twisted saying that i intend to free all criminals from
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jail what i think is that we have to deal with the root causes of the violence above all combating poverty. he's far ahead in the opinion polls and comparable play a fool to dodge questions but the other candidates have two months to show that they have a better plan to beat mexico's own going and still growing problem john home and. scarcity and our mental us and politicians are joining forces to try to save fragile rain forests in the asia pacific region a summit in indonesia ams to build on the commitments made in the paris climate agreement and her thomas reports from tahlia. this machine should not be operating these logs should still be standing as trees most of this land should still be forest in twenty sixteen papua new guinea's supreme court ruled that the special agricultural business lease or s a.b.l. which allowed logging in this part of the east sipek region was invalid and illegal
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logging did stop for a few months but it's restarted since the same is true across the country. according to some there isn't the political will to enforce logging bans after s.a.b. else were made illegal new types of licenses were issued for the same areas instead in rural areas many say logging companies have more sway than the government does over police and officials basically paralyze the public service system so that those public service systems sort of them rather than the interests of a nation or its people people here in a remote part of east new breton island say representatives of logging companies tricked them into signing away their rights to log their land giving very little in return for a while there was no proper clearance for the local communities at all people weren't aware of what was going to happen to the forests and the land local say deforestation has taken away a source of food and traditional medicine they say that the local weather has
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changed and the logos leave a barren often burned landscape in their wake the logging doesn't just change the way this landscape looks it completely changes the way it feels as well it's cool in their hearts out here just two years ago this entire area was covered with virgin rainforest. now where i've been walking marks the dividing line between that forests and the devastation all around of broader consequences what the rapid deforestation means for southeast asia as a whole is the on and off part it is third largest forest block on the planet and it's see a major regulator off the climate in this solar specific but it's where would write so with the loss of forest we have a large negative impact on the climate the malaysian company operating here. or r.h. accuses the tractor's of trying to stifle p n g's economic growth it says here in
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east new britain it funds infrastructure upgrades and provide significant support for education services and health logging companies in papua new guinea are certainly a powerful economic force also own shopping centers hotels and businesses in i.t. and media when al-jazeera first ran reports on communities looking in the street in january the country's main national newspaper ran an article accusing us of being biased and politically motivated the article did not mention that the newspaper it appeared in is also opened by andrew thomas al jazeera papa new guinea. and sports football team. more than.
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writers and musicians in south sudan are struggling with the absence of copyright laws and the country little control over the sale of their works is likely others will make more money from their works and the artists themselves have been working reports from juba. it takes days sometimes weeks for one of south sudan's most popular musicians emanuel to write record and produce his songs yet despite his the education he benefits very little from the finished product. in south sudan visibly. copyright law does not exist so we musicians we spend time money
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and energy to produce but. there's no inane lot of it protects all right like in other countries the internet but in the neighboring countries like uganda so like when musicians produce music at least to earn something out of their work. but. emmanuel is one of more than fifty artist in south sudan all facing the same problem musicians writers and poets are all suffering because there are no laws in place to protect their work now many prefer to have their work produced in other countries where there is copyright legislation. where in south sudan and south hundreds and i to have a comprise this system here. i wanted to try to publish in uganda i would publish them you're going to definitely yeah but he would i would still maintain that i didn't you know salsa news poet who's publishing in your grammy there are no
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distribution companies in south sudan it's not seen as a worthwhile investment but that doesn't mean artists works are not being sold distributing the work of artist without their permission isn't difficult to bring a stick or drive to music fell here in the market and choose the music you want he'll cop it i knew very little cost less than a dollar then you can reproduce songs using the music and the lyrics and the artists don't even know that their music is being sold on government has taken little interest in the arts and literature sector especially after a civil war broke out in twenty thirteen tens of thousands of people have been killed and a third of the country's twelve million population displaced but the government says it is now working on a bill and forming a council to protect the intellectual property of artists and will be formed soon by the by the approval of the cabinet so that it. will become. and then at this same time will confirm that we have a body that we can give him we can give this policy these these.
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laws so that we we talked about protection. for emmanuel and other artists this provide some hope that in the future it is they who will benefit financially from their words and music not an unknown third party. people more going on to their own jubal. time for sport with andy thank you very much well liverpool manager you're going kloppers us the club's finest to show respect head of their champions league semifinal on choose day this was the view from inside the manchester city team bus when they arrived for their quarterfinal game at liverpool cans bottles and flares were thrown u.k. police are still investigating the incident while football's european governing body you wife have also been disciplinary proceedings this is such a fantastic football club that's the old saying football family known for
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fantastic atmospheres all over the road so we don't need we don't need to do to throw whatever on the boss of the opponent if we can do what we did creating an atmosphere even in front before and proud to stadium yeah let's do it i'm a big fan of that but please. show the respect they deserve liverpool forward mohamed salah school twice in liverpool's five one i get win over city and he's just been voted england's player of the year by his fellow professionals the egyptian international has scored forty one goals this season following his fifty million dollars move from roma so i had previously played for chelsea but struggled even secure a regular first team football it was always in my mind i want success here i didn't have my chance and chances are. it was radically in my mind i will return back to the premier league and i will choice every one of my for books or. i'm very happy
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about that i have before my teammates for what we are doing the premier league and also in the champions league and you know we have to carry on because it's still some games to go earlier we spoke to matt dunn sports reporter for the u.k. newspaper the daily express he says salah has been central to liverpool's run in the champions league. i think that's part of the reason behind this award i mean a lot of sympathy for kevin dobro news at a fantastic season. but they're incredible same bat said liverpool are going further than them in europe and it's been largely down to the unexpected goals of salah in a season that could have been difficult for them losing could senior breaking records help by robbie fowler at liverpool fernando torres but he's not a striker it's his speed it's close the closest of his control as he iran's and defenders just don't seem to have been able to work him out even if you know once you first set the goals strain strain no one seems to be out to get
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a grip of him. like you say is that low center of gravity it is just a ball seem stuck to his foot at the moment and he any shoots very early and that's i think the secret behind wrong footing goalkeepers and finding the net so consistently all wrong are all too aware of the threat savile presents in cheese days game scored fifteen goals for them last season the italians into the champions league semifinals for the first time since nine hundred ninety four thanks to their quarterfinal comeback against barcelona coming back from a four one first like deficit. fundamentally the money is there and fundamentally tomorrow will be about the team and we need to repeat a little bit of our collective performance against barcelona which we made together but we know we're coming up against a different team than barcelona in terms of their rhythm intensity but we mismatch their competitiveness in this game new york city f c's undefeated start to the major league soccer season has come to an end having gone seven games without
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losing they were taken apart by the portland symbols here three nailed despite the loss new york are still top of the eastern conference for portland or downey ninth in the west. the san antonio spurs are still alive in the n.b.a. playoff series with the golden state warriors they clinched game four to avoid a series sweep kevin durant led the way for the warriors with thirty four points but couldn't inspire a windfall the defending champion is marcus aldridge star for the spurs with twenty two points and ten rebounds. and you know he took over in the final minutes of the game scoring a couple three points is giving san antonio the y. three to ninety when the warriors still have a three one lead can wrap up the series on tuesday. we'll see if we can maintain that for next game i mean there's not much you can do if you try to get the best shots possible try to find the open teammate so we did i think the game before
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especially going to we did too we just didn't go in. but we did many other things good too so you say it was a good overall game take a look at this from j.r. smith as the cleveland cavaliers level series with the indiana pacers two to the bron james helping out as well his thirty two points helping the cavaliers seal game four one four two one hundred. couple of other games to tell you about the milwaukee bucks winning a close one against the boston celtics and the toronto washington series also level to suit. the top seeds in the n.h.l. playoffs the nashville predators have advanced to the second round the visiting predators schooled to coles in the first period and two in the second in front of a stunned then the crowd as in nashville went on to thrash the colorado avalanche five nothing to clinch the first round series so a new record has been set in major league baseball's san francisco giants brandon
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belt stepping up to the plights against the l.a. angels and there he stayed he took root for twenty one pitches in a single parents that lasted a total of twelve minutes and forty five seconds that brogue a record that was set twenty years ago his effort eventually ending when he had a fastball insert right field that. that is only sport for not more lighter britain's duke and duchess of cambridge have welcomed their third child the ball way his analysis at the line to the throw as parents showed him off to well wishers outside london st mary's hospital is born at eleven o one local time in seven hours later they went out with mom. much more to come on the other side of the brain.
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from the carter center. one of the really special things about working for al-jazeera is that even as a camera woman i get to have so much empathy and contribution to a story i feel we cover this region better than anyone else would be what it is you know it's very challenging there but it is but the good because you have a lot of people that are divided on political issues we are we the people we live
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to tell the real stories just mended is to deliver in-depth enemies and we don't feel inferior to the audience across the globe. he was the world's most wanted man in the last meeting i had with him was off to nailing the. bin laden was very nervous about meeting has not met a western reporter before in part one of an exclusive to point documentary al-jazeera speaks to those who met osama bin ladin he never showed any hostility towards me and the west i knew bin landen on knowledge is either. of them.


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